Daily Archives: March 27, 2015

Attention Kennebunk Savings Customers: Please Vote for FASM!

If you have accounts at Kennebunk Savings Bank, please remember to vote in their 2015 Customer Ballot for Friends of the Alfred Shaker Museum. KSB’s community giving program will award donations to the 125 non-profits that receive the greatest number of votes.

The deadline to vote is April 15. You can do it online or by picking up a paper ballot at a bank branch.

It’s one very easy way to help FASM’s income flow! Thanks.

Please pass this on to anyone you think may help us to a win!

Mark Your Calendars Now!

On Sunday, June 7, the Friends of the Alfred Shaker Museum will hold a first-of-its-kind event that you won’t want to miss: an authentic Shaker dinner!

shaker-your-plateBased on the recipes in Shaker Your Plate: Of Shaker Cooks and Cooking by Sister Frances A. Carr of the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Community and other Shaker cookbooks, the dinner menu features the simple-but-timeless cuisine of the Shaker communities. It’s not difficult to imagine the Alfred Shakers sitting down to a similar meal after a day of mindful labor. The dinner will be prepared and served by a local caterer who creates all of the dinners for FASM’s annual meetings.

Tickets are limited to 25 people. They will be available starting on May 1, and you can either get them from a FASM member or at DeWolfe and Wood in the center of Alfred Village. Only 25 tickets will be available, so get them early!

For more information, contact Museum Curator Linda Aaskov.

Museum Hours:

Museum Hours: 1 PM – 4 PM on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and by appointment.

Closing for the season on November 11.

Admission: Free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

We are dog-friendly. Well-behaved dogs on leash are welcome in our building.

Become a Friend of the Alfred Shaker Museum!

FASM meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at the Alfred Shaker Museum. The public is invited to our meetings (unless announced otherwise).

We welcome new members! To join FASM, see our Become a Friend page.

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