winter festival

Movie Matinee: Smallfoot (PG) 2018

Smallfoot is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure film produced by the Warner Animation Group. The plot follows a group of Yeti who come across a human, with each species thinking the other was just a myth. This film is rated (PG). Join your friends on Sunday, February 10th at 1:00 PM in Moore Auditorium on the Schoodic Institute campus. Popcorn will be provided!  No

Capture the Moment Photo Workshop

A great winter photography workshop. Digital Photography Basics for Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras (DSLRs) and Mirrorless Cameras. Class facilitated by Nature Photographer Brent L. Ander Gain insights into your camera and the photographic process while learning some age old composition techniques and unique ways of creating aesthetic photographs vs. snapshots. This is a compressed workshop that is

Outdoor Dutch Oven Cooking

Winter doesn’t mean the end of outdoor camp cooking! With Ed Pontbriand’s instruction on Sunday, February 10, 2019, participants will learn how to prepare tasty, hearty meals in a dutch oven over an open fire. Cook a variety of food then enjoy what you’ve created. Ed is retired from the National Park Service after serving

Bird Woodcarving Demo: Block to Kingfisher

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, gather around avid birder, artist, and woodcarver Ed Hawkes as he explains and demonstrates the process  of woodcarving true-to-life birds. View some of his work currently on display, and bring your questions. This program is free and no registration is required. Program runs from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in

Feathered Friends – Workshop

Come discover what makes our feathered friends unique and tips and tricks to getting out and finding these special creatures! Join Patrick Kark, ANP Campus Host on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 2:30-4 PM This event is free for all ages but space is limited!  Program begins inside then outside weather permitting. Dress for the weather.

Nature Journaling with Tanya Rucosky

Looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors and art at the same time? Learn to explore and record the natural world in a Nature Journaling class with instructor Tanya Rucosky. Touch upon drawing, painting and writing skills while exploring the natural history of our region. Learn more about what you are seeing in the

A Child’s Introduction to Mammals of Maine

A variety of pelts will be available for children to see, touch, and smell.  Through a series of physically active simulations we will become acquainted with animal habitats and needs for food, water, shelter, and space.  For example, during a variation of “tag” children will experience the predator-prey relationship and benefit to conserve natural environments.

FILM Documentary: Dog Days of Winter

‘Dog Days Of Winter’ is a retrospective on the start up of organized freestyle skiing during the early 1970’s in America. Told from the point of view of some of the most influential pioneers of the sport, ‘Dog Days’ tells the story of key people and events that set the stage for the birth of

Ice-carving Sculpture Demonstration

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, Jason Bluck of Sub Zero Ice Carvings captivates guests with an ice carving demonstration outside of Moore Auditorium on the Institute campus. What will it be? Bring your questions and see what appears! This event is free and open to the public – No registration required. Carving begins at 11:00

CANCELLED: Build a Quinzhee Snow Shelter

Due to lack of snow, this event has been cancelled. Unlike an igloo, which is made from piled blocks of snow, a quinzhee is hollowed out from a mound of snow.  It’s a survival cave, but a cozy one. Join Chuck Whitney on Saturday, February 9 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and learn the