Night at the Museum V: More Voices from the Cemetery

The Woodman is announcing its fifth annual Night at the Museum event, “More Voices from the Cemetery,” to be held at the picturesque Pine Hill Cemetery on the weekend of October 13-14. Join us for a celebration of some of Dover’s most famous, noteworthy and notorious residents. Live actors and actresses will play out vignettes and scenes from the lives of generations past. To find out more, please visit: http://woodmanmuseum.org/natm2017/. To reserve your tickets for the event, please click here.

 

Veterans Day at the Woodman

The Woodman Museum is proud to announce its annual Veterans Day ceremony, to be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017.

Reenactors of all wars, from the Revolutionary War to modern conflicts, will gather at the Woodman to honor our nation’s veterans and those military men and women still engaged in active service across the world.  Hosted annually, the event, organized in part by WWII enthusiast Charlie Robinson, proprietor of Elite Hobbies in Dover, attracts area veterans and their families and will feature live cannon and musket firing, antique military vehicles and memorabilia, and people in full battle dress. All branches of the service will be represented. Reenactors and enthusiasts will be on hand to answer any questions about the history of America’s wartime involvement.

The set-up for the event begins at 9:30 AM. The event runs from noon until 4pm and will be held on the grounds of the Woodman Museum (182 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820). A rain date is scheduled for November 19.

 

21st Annual Car Show at the Woodman

Come join the Woodman Museum for its 21st Annual Antique and Classic Auto and Motorcycle Show!

The Woodman Museum is hosting its annual Classic Car Show on September 24, 2017 (rain date: October 1) from 12-4pm. To register your vehicle, please click here.

Night at the Museum V: More Voices from the Cemetery

The Woodman Museum’s presents “Night at the Museum V: More Voices from the Cemetery”

For its 5th annual re-enactment event, the Woodman Museum will present “More Voices from the Cemetery” on October
14-15, 2017 on the grounds of Dover’s picturesque and historic Pine Hill Cemetery.

In two dozen scenes, laid out all over Pine Hill Cemetery, history will come to life in October during the 90-minute
escorted tours of this burial ground that dates from 1731. More than 20 noted, nefarious, or notorious Dover citizens
will come to life beside their headstones, regaling visitors with tales of mirth, woe, and amazement! Among the
residents lifting their voices in the cemetery will be sea captains, business leaders, soldiers, politicians, ministers, lost
lovers, and even a famous opera singer!

Tickets for “More Voices from the Cemetery” are on sale now on Eventbrite (click here to purchase). Day-of ticket sales will occur at the Pine Hill Cemetery chapel.
This is a family-friendly tour, suitable for all ages. Prices are $15 for adults, $7 for students (12-21) and $5 for children under 12. For additional
information and/or to volunteer with “More Voices from the Cemetery”, call the Woodman Museum at 603-742- 1038.

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities for NATM 2017, please visit: http://woodmanmuseum.org/volunteer-natm-2017/.

Night at the Museum V: More Voices from the Cemetery

The Woodman Museum’s presents “Night at the Museum V: More Voices from the Cemetery”

For its 5th annual re-enactment event, the Woodman Museum will present “More Voices from the Cemetery” on October
14-15, 2017 on the grounds of Dover’s picturesque and historic Pine Hill Cemetery.

In two dozen scenes, laid out all over Pine Hill Cemetery, history will come to life in October during the 90-minute
escorted tours of this burial ground that dates from 1731. More than 20 noted, nefarious, or notorious Dover citizens
will come to life beside their headstones, regaling visitors with tales of mirth, woe, and amazement! Among the
residents lifting their voices in the cemetery will be sea captains, business leaders, soldiers, politicians, ministers, lost
lovers, and even a famous opera singer!

Tickets for “More Voices from the Cemetery” are on sale now on Eventbrite (click here to purchase). Day-of ticket sales will occur at the Pine Hill Cemetery chapel.
This is a family-friendly tour, suitable for all ages. Prices are $15 for adults, $7 for students (12-21) and $5 for children under 12. For additional
information and/or to volunteer with “More Voices from the Cemetery”, call the Woodman Museum at 603-742- 1038.

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities for NATM 2017, please visit: http://woodmanmuseum.org/volunteer-natm-2017/.

Ocean Discovery Day

The UNH Marine Docents bring marine science to you with Ocean Discovery Day!

On Thursday, July 20, 2017 (10am-3pm) the Woodman will be featuring hands-on activities for curious visitors. Meet sea stars, crabs and other creatures that live on the rocky shores of the Seacoast. Learn interesting facts about lobsters, octopuses and marine mammals. Discover something new about our Great Bay Estuary habitats, beaches, and coastal waters!

We are also featuring a LIVE Feed with Dr. Robert Ballard and the Corps of Exploration.

Come join us! The museum is free and open to the public for the entire day!

Woodman Museum Partners with Nicole’s Hallmark for July

The Woodman Museum & Nicole's Hallmark 2017 July

The Woodman Museum is proud to announce its partnership with Nicole’s Hallmark. Right in the heart of the city, Nicole’s has been brightening the lives of Dover residents for over 25 years.

With your admission receipt from the Woodman, you’ll receive 10% off your purchase at Nicole’s Hallmark. If you have a receipt from Nicole’s, you will receive half price admission for one at the Woodman!

Stop by the museum and help us celebrate the Fourth of July and enjoy some shopping at Nicole’s!

Check out Nicole’s Hallmark (386 Central Ave. Dover, NH 03820) at http://www.nicoleshallmark.com/.

Henry Law Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

JoCome celebrate the opening of the new Henry Law Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremonyin the Woodman Museum for the Henry Law Park playground ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, June 24 @ 9:30am. The new playground (once the site of Cocheco Manufacturing Company’s Printworks) includes a mini-Garrison Hill climbing tower and a re-purposed Edward Adams gundalow. It’ll also be the last chance to buy a raffle ticket to win a Christopher James Ward remarque print of Old Dover Landing.

Come join us for a wonderful day at the park! To RSVP, visit our Facebook page.