Thursday, June 19, 2014

A Silent Movie Festival at Willowbrook, July 12 & 13, 2014

 A Silent Movie Festival

Piano Accompaniment for Sessions 1, 2, & 4 performed by 
Peter Stickney

Price of museum admission; spend the day: visit the museum, ride the 1894 horse carousel, have lunch at our Sandwich Shop, ice cream at our Ice Cream Parlor, and shop at our Country Gift Shop.

Saturday, July 12, Session 1, 10-12PM

  1. The Haunted Castle (1896)
  2. Frankenstein (1910)
  3.  Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde (1912)
  4. The Midnight Girl (1925)

Saturday, July 12, Session 2, 1-3PM  

  1. Charlie Chaplin’s One AM (REEL film) 
  2. The General  
  3. Buster Keaton Shorts

Sunday, July 13, Session 3, 10-12PM

  1. The Enchanted Drawing (1900)
  2. Delivering Newspapers (1903)
  3. Fantasmagorie (1908)
  4. Little Nemo (1911)  
  5. Gertie the Dinosaur (1914)
  6. A Boy and His Elephant (1913) 
  7. Our Gang Short (1920s)
  8. Felix the Cat (1920s)

Sunday, July 13, Session 4, 1-3PM

  1. Trip to the Moon (1902) 
  2. The Bat (1926)

Sunday, July 13, Session 5, 3:30-7:00PM (30 Minute Intermission

  1. The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Selections subject to change

Where:  The Ball Room, Amos Straw Country Store,
19th Century Willowbrook Village, 70 Elm Street, Newfield, Maine 04056

For more information, call: (207) 793-2784
Visit:  www.

25 Piece Yankee Brass Band Concert & Family Chicken Barbecue


FRIDAY, JULY 25, rain or shine*,
 5-6:30 Barbecue &  6:30 CONCERT
Tickets: $22 SINGLE, $40 COUPLES,
RSVP ASAP. Proceeds to Benefit the 501c3 nonprofit museum 19th Century Willowbrook Village

The Yankee Brass Band performs 19th century music (1840s-the end of the century) with antique instruments. The music may include polkas, mazurkas, schottisches, waltzes, quicksteps and gallops, and overtures and medleys, which are typical of brass this period’s brass bands.

The family barbecue will include chicken pieces, baked beans, salads, coleslaw, artisan bread, corn-on-the-cob, strawberry shortcake, and choice of soda or other drinks.
*Inside location for rain

Where:  The Lawn overlooking the Mill Pond at 
19th Century Willowbrook Village, 70 Elm Street,  
Newfield, Maine 04056

RSVP ASAP or For more information,
Call: (207) 793-2784
Visit:  www.