Calendar of Events

Visit our Video Archive for recordings of previous programs and events.

Mornings at the Museum
Children's Programs

First Thursday of the Month - 10 to 11 am

Last year we started something new at the Meetinghouse: a children's program called Mornings at the Museum.  Kids enjoy a fun morning of stories, activities, a scavenger hunt, and a craft to take home.  And it's free!

  • May 5 - May Flowers

  • June 2 - Flags over Maine

  • July 7 - Postcards from Away

  • August 4 - Cars, Cars!

Backyard Gardening

Thursday, May 19, 6 to 8 pm, at the Meetinghouse

Cost: $10 for members, $18 for non-members

Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just getting started, join us to learn best practices for growing in southern Maine!   Join HSWO board member Marilyn Stanley of Chick Farm in Wells as she walks you through the basics of growing your own delicious vegetables.

Click here for tickets.

York County and the American Civil War

Tuesday May 24 at 2:30 pm
Ogunquit Memorial Library

Join us for a Gabby Gathering at the Ogunquit Memorial Library as

Skip Grabowski and HSWO's Executive Director Bryce Waldrop lead a discussion of York County’s participation in the American Civil War.  Program is free.

Identifying House Styles: the 20th Century

Thursday June 9 at 6:30 pm on Zoom
Cost: Donation

Please join us as HSWO Executive Director Bryce Waldrop guides us through 20th-century house styles in Maine. The twentieth century brought many style, technology, and material changes to building construction, leaving a rich legacy of homes in our neighborhoods. Learning to identify these homes can help us see how our communities have changed, and appreciate the unique character-defining features we enjoy so much.  Click here for tickets.

Market at the Meetinghouse
Saturday July 23, 2022

Twice a year we host artisans, craftspeople, vintage vendors, and local small businesses for a summer market and a holiday market at the Meetinghouse.  It's always a popular event for local folks and visitors alike.

Our Meetinghouse is the summer’s perfect spot for a “pop-up shop” of your beautiful items on Route One.  Vendor spaces are available with all proceeds to benefit the educational programs at the Historical Society. All who are interested are asked to contact us to register for a vendor space.

Warrior Sports Through the Years
At the Meetinghouse, date to be determined

Join us as we team up (pun intended!) with the Wells High School Alumni Association to present a fun and fascinating program tracing the history of school sports in Wells and Ogunquit.  Do you have any photos, stories, or newspaper clippings that you're willing to share for the program?  If so, please contact us.  Thank you!

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Woodies in the Cove
Saturday, August 13, 2022

After a pandemic-cancelled show in 2020, what a treat it was to see everyone for our 2021 show!  And we're already looking forward to 2022.  This popular event has been held every August for more than 10 years and is well known in the world of Woodie car shows.  We’re pleased that it was one of the “top things to do at Exit 19” in 95 North magazine in 2018 and 2019.  This unique vintage car show and parade is our annual fundraiser, with all proceeds to benefit the Society.  Click here for details!