Articles by Hope Rowan

 
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Seal Cove Auto Museum to fire up Abbott Detroit

By Hope Rowan on Sept. 09, 2016, at 1:08 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events On the third Thursday of each month, one of the vehicles in the museum’s collection will be fired up and demonstrated, or an invited guest …
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Cars and Coffee will feature military vehicles

By Hope Rowan on Sept. 09, 2016, at 1:03 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events/ SEAL COVE — Cars and Coffee will feature vehicles from the Coast Guard, National Guard and other military vehicles 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Sept. 17, at Seal …
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Day of Service at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on Sept. 02, 2016, at 12:24 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, ME For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/news/#dayofservice Visitors to the Museum on Saturday September 10, and Sunday September 11, 2016 will receive free admission …
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FROM DEVIL WAGONS TO MUD LARKS: THE GREAT CATSKILLS AUTOMOBILE ENDURANCE RUN OF 1903

By Hope Rowan on Aug. 25, 2016, at 12:46 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events On October 7, 1903 the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers staged their first American automobile endurance test with 34 competing cars from 17 American makers, …
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DEMO DAY: STEAM & ELECTRIC CARS

By Hope Rowan on Aug. 12, 2016, at 3:13 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events Learn about the role of steam and electric cars in the earliest days of car manufacturing, while exploring possibilities for these cars in the future. …
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Auto Museum Annual Meeting: BBQ & Presentation

By Hope Rowan on Aug. 09, 2016, at 4:06 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Please join us to celebrate the past year, learn about our future plans, and share your ideas to make the museum even better! Taking advantage of the …
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Murder at the Museum: A Murder Mystery Picnic Dinner

By Hope Rowan on July 15, 2016, at 1:57 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events/picnic2016.php One hundred years ago, after a bitter war of words between summer “rusticators” and year round residents, cars were finally allowed across MDI. But what …
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KIDS DAY: Pedal Cars & Remote Controlled Vehicles

By Hope Rowan on July 14, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events Bring your pedal car to the museum and view the pedal cars belonging to the museum and others. Or, if radio-controlled vehicles are more your …
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Cars & Coffee:

By Hope Rowan on July 06, 2016, at 10:19 a.m.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events/ An opportunity for proud drivers to show off their own special cars, and all auto enthusiasts to congregate to kick tires, peer under hoods, and …
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AUTO WARS EXHIBIT CELEBRATION

By Hope Rowan on June 21, 2016, at 3:04 p.m.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events Help us celebrate the new exhibit Auto Wars: Then & Now – forever changing the nature of Mount Desert Island. This exhibit explores the impact …
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DEMO DAY: Got Gas? Investigating Fuels

By Hope Rowan on June 09, 2016, at 5:07 p.m.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events Observe alternative fuels in action – see biofuel being made, acetylene power the carbide headlamps of a brass era vehicle, and more. Rides in antique …
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Cars & Coffee: Acadia Region Corvette Club

By Hope Rowan on May 26, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, ME For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events An opportunity for proud drivers to show off their own special cars, and all auto enthusiasts to congregate to kick tires, peer under hoods, and …
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DEMO DAY: Brass Era Vehicle Weigh-In

By Hope Rowan on May 13, 2016, at 10:49 a.m.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events/ Ever wonder what some of the huge hundred-year old vehicles in our collection weigh? Find out at this vehicle weighing demonstration, during which the Maine …
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Auto Wars: Then & Now Exhibit Opening Reception

By Hope Rowan on April 25, 2016, at 1:49 p.m.
Sunday, May 1, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-200-7436; bit.ly/AutoWarsOpening Help us celebrate the opening of a new season and a new exhibit Auto Wars: Then & Now – forever changing the nature of Mount …
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Lego Day at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on April 05, 2016, at 4:31 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-200-7436; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events Kids of all ages are invited to come and be inspired by the unique collection of the earliest cars and motorcycles at the Auto Museum, …
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Alewife documentary to be shown in East Machias

By Hope Rowan on March 14, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
Friday, May 13, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: East Machais Aquatic Research Center (EMARC), 13 Willow Street, East Machias, Maine For more information: (207) 244-5111; islandreadersandwriters.org/alewives EAST MACHIAS — An alewive documentary will be screened 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 13, at East Machais Aquatic Research Center, 13 Willow …
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Run with the Alewives set for May 21 in Trescott

By Hope Rowan on March 13, 2016, at 10:18 a.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd, Trescott, Maine For more information: (207) 244-5111; islandreadersandwriters.org/alewives TRESCOTT — Run with the Alwives, part of the Alewives: Small Fish, Big Impact series of community events, sponsored by Island Readers and Writers …
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Aquatic Center to hold open house

By Hope Rowan on March 13, 2016, at 10:14 a.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Downeast Institute, 39 Wildflower Lane, Beal Island, Maine For more information: (207) 244-5111; islandreadersandwriters.org/alewives BEALS ISLAND — The Aquatic Center will hold an open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Downeast Institute, 39 Wildflower Lane, as part of …
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Orange River Paddle set for May 21 in Whiting

By Hope Rowan on March 13, 2016, at 10:12 a.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Orange River, Whiting, Maine For more information: (207) 244-5111; islandreadersandwriters.org/alewives WHITING — Take part in the Orange River Paddle event 1-4 p.m.Saturday, May 21, at the river. The event is part of the “Alewives: Small Fish, Big Impact” series of …
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Birding and nature walks set for May 21 in Machias

By Hope Rowan on March 13, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Middle River Park, Kilton Lane, Machias, Maine For more information: (207) 244-5111; islandreadersandwriters.org/alewives MACHIAS — Birding and nature walks will take place 8-10 a.m. and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 21, at Middle River Park, Kilton Lane. The walks are part of …