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This 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is among the vehicles crossing the block at the 39th annual New England Auto Auction at the Owls Head Transportation Museum.

New England Auto Auction Preview Week at Owls Head museum is Aug. 15-19

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on Aug. 15, 2016, at 10:50 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, Owls Head, Maine For more information: 594-4418; owlshead.org OWLS HEAD — Owls Head Transportation Museum will hold a preview week through Friday, Aug. 19, in advance of the …
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Tables can be reserved in advance for the 2015 Barnstormers Ball on August 27, 2016.

Purchase your tickets for the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s Barnstormers Ball Fundraising Gala

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on July 21, 2016, at 9:42 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/barnstormers-ball Get your tickets for the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s third annual evening fundraising gala, the Barnstormers Ball, on Saturday, August 27. This special evening invites …
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A special demonstration of the 1965 Ford Falcon factory drag car the “Wild Child” will commence at the Hot Rod, Custom and Muscle Car Cruise-In July 9 and July 10.

Celebrate America’s passion for cool cars at the Rod, Custom and Muscle Car Cruise-In

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on July 05, 2016, at 8:54 a.m.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, July 10, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/rod-custom-and-muscle-car-cruise-in OWLS HEAD — Owls Head Transportation Museum will celebrate America’s passion for cool cars with its annual …
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A blindfolded Model T cranking competition will be included in the upcoming All-American Auto Meet on June 18 and 19 at the Owls Head Transportation.

Celebrate Father’s Day at the All-American Auto Meet June 18 and June 19

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on June 13, 2016, at 9:37 a.m.
Saturday, June 18, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, June 19, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/all-american-auto-meet Celebrate Father’s Day at the Owls Head Transportation Museum! On Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 …
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Cars, aircraft and more will be demonstrated and on display at the museum’s

History Comes Alive event, June 4 and June 5. Rides in premier museum collection

automobiles will be offered on a limited basis as part of the demonstration process.

Kick off the car show season at the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s History Comes Alive event

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on May 31, 2016, at 9:42 a.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, June 5, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. , Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/history-comes-alive OWLS HEAD — Watch as transportation history springs into action at the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s …
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Celebrate the Evolution of Snow Machines at the Owls Head Transportation Museum Jan. 23

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on Jan. 12, 2016, at 11:16 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/the-evolution-of-snow-machines Join us at the Owls Head Transportation Museum for the Evolution of Snow Machines. This one-day, family-friendly event is a celebration of mechanical snow machines …
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On Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11 Owls Head Transportation Museum staff and volunteers will demonstrate as many pieces from our ground vehicle collection as they can squeeze into one weekend, alongside the grand finale 2015 antique aeroplane show. Model T rides, free family activities and more will be offered. All pre-1995 vehicles are invited to hit the road and join us on Runway 17 for this special celebration concluding the Museum’s 2015 outdoor event season. Admission is $16 each day, children under 18 as well as retired and active duty Military (Uniformed Services ID required) are admitted free.

Transportation history comes alive at the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s final car show of the 2015 season

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on Oct. 06, 2015, at 11:04 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/history-comes-alive Watch as transportation history springs into action at the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s last outdoor event of …
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Rare vintage motorcycles from all over New England will roll into Owls Head on Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6 for the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s Vintage Motorcycle Festival.

Vintage motorcycles rumble into Owls Head this weekend, Sept. 5 and Sept. 6

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on Sept. 03, 2015, at 10:46 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/vintage-motorcycle-meet Antique and vintage motorcycles take center stage at the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival …
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This beautiful 1974 Dodge Challenger Rallye is one of a fantastic selection of muscle cars that will cross the block on August 22, 2015 at the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s 38th Annual New England Auto Auction™.

The 38th Annual New England Auto Auction™ tomorrow, Saturday, August 22

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on Aug. 21, 2015, at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/38th-annual-new-england-auto-auction The Owls Head Transportation Museum’s 38th Annual New England Auto Auction™ is tomorrow, Saturday, August 22. Nearly 200 antique, classic and special interest vehicles will …
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Auto enthusiasts and prospective bidders peruse auction vehicles on display at the OHTM during the 2014 Auto Auction Preview Week. The Owls Head Transportation Museum will host a preview week in advance of their 2015 New England Auto Auction™ beginning Monday, August 17 and extending through Friday, August 17. The New England Auto Auction will commence at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 22.

Transportation Museum announces 38th Annual New England Auto Auction™ public preview week

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on Aug. 13, 2015, at 10:57 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls …
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Aerobatic performances are among the highlights of the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s Wings & Wheels Spectacular Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9.

Antique cars, Warbirds, aerobatics and The Mallett Brothers Band headline OHTM’s Wings & Wheels Spectacular

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on Aug. 06, 2015, at 1:17 p.m.
OWLS HEAD, ME — Classic cars, WWII Warbirds — including a B-25 Mitchell and a P-51 Mustang — as well as assorted aerobatic performers including Dan Marcotte Airshows and Jim Parker Airshows will headline the Museum’s most impressive event of the season, The Wings & Wheels Spectacular, on Saturday August …
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The Barnstormers Ball is the Museum’s second annual evening fundraising gala. Don your glad rags and join us for a night of music, fine food and festivities inspired by the roaring ‘20s and set amongst the Museum’s stunning collection of ground vehicles and aircraft. Tickets can be purchased at owlshead.org.

Transportation Museum hosts second annual Barnstormers Ball gala, tickets now on sale

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on July 07, 2015, at 11:59 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. , Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events/detail/barnstormers-ball Tickets are now on sale for the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s second annual evening fundraising gala, the Barnstormers Ball . This “can’t miss” evening …
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On Wednesday, June 10, approximately 200 Model A Fords will be visiting the Owls Head Transportation Museum as part of the 2015 Lobsters and Lighthouses Model A Ford Club Maine Tour. Pictured is a 1931 Ford Model A Tudor Phaeton owned by Wayne "Beaver" Stinson.

200 Model A Fords to visit the Owls Head Transportation Museum

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on June 01, 2015, at 12:55 p.m.
On Wednesday, June 10, members of the Model A Ford Club of America participating in the 2015 Lobsters and Lighthouses Model A Ford Club National Tour of Maine will visit the Owls Head Transportation Museum. The group will be comprised of more than 200 vehicles and 400 people from all …
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University of Maine Black Bears Hockey Coach Dennis "Red" Gendron.

Meet University of Maine Black Bears Hockey Coach Dennis “Red” Gendron at OHTM!

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on May 19, 2015, at 10:34 a.m.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. , Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/ On Wednesday May 20th University of Maine Hockey Head Coach Gendron will be visiting the Owls Head Transportation Museum and conducting a meet and …
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OHTM Executive Director Russ Rocknak accepts a check for more than $125,000 from Dawn Swinton. Swinton's late uncle, Thomas Appleton Plaisted, left the funds in trust for OHTM. Russ and Mrs. Swinton elected to execute the check passing in front of the Museum's 1913 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost which originally belonged to Plaisted's ancestor, Alice Longfellow.

Owls Head Transportation Museum receives six-figure bequest

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on April 21, 2015, at 7:17 a.m.
The Owls Head Transportation Museum is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous bequest from the estate of Thomas Appleton Plaisted. Plaisted was a longtime Museum volunteer and a respected member of the Museum community. Plaisted’s gift of more than $125,000 will greatly assist the Museum as it continues …
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Dressed as a superhero, a youngster takes his newly constructed kite out for a test flight following one of OHTM’s kite building workshops.

Owls Head Transportation Museum offers free kite building workshops

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on April 08, 2015, at 9:21 a.m.
OWLS HEAD, Maine — Beginning Monday, April 20, students will have multiple opportunities to enjoy kite building workshops at the museum during school vacation week. Kite Week has been a favorite for years. Kite building sessions will begin promptly at 10 a.m. each day. A variety of skill levels and …
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OHTM Auction and Event Coordinator Toby Stinson (left) and OHTM Volunteer Coordinator Niki Janczura show off three NAAMY awards presented to the Museum at the National Association of Automobile Museums annual conference at the National Packard Museum in Warren, OH.

Owls Head Transportation Museum wins three National awards

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on April 02, 2015, at 11:36 a.m.
The Owls Head Transportation Museum was recognized for outstanding performance in three categories at the 2015 National Association of Automobile Museums (NAAM) conference March 17 through March 20 at the National Packard Museum in Warren, Ohio. According to the mission statement of the organization NAAM is a professional center of …
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The Midcoast Model Festival is a popular family event that will take place at the Owls Head Transportation Museum on March 28 and March 29.

Midcoast Model Festival returns to Owls Head Transportation Museum this weekend

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on March 27, 2015, at 8:45 a.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, March 29, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. , Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-4418; owlshead.org/events The Owls Head Transportation Museum will host the annual Midcoast Model Festival on Saturday, March 28 …
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Become a Museum Interpreter at the Owls Head Transportation Museum

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on March 24, 2015, at 11:50 a.m.
Join the volunteer team at the Owls Head Transportation Museum by becoming a tour guide, or just learn more about our collection! Get to know our world-class collection of ground vehicles, aircraft, engines and more through our Museum Interpreter Course beginning on Thursday, April 9. This six-part course is taught …
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Owls Head Transportation Museum seeks volunteers

By Owls Head Transportation Museum on March 13, 2015, at 10:02 a.m.
Owls Head — The Owls Head Transportation Museum (OHTM) has many opportunities for volunteers. At OHTM volunteers are an important part of the museum family and there is a place for every age, interest and skill level. The museum’s current volunteer needs are as follows: • Museum gift shop assistants …