June 11, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a 45-minute seminar showcasing Maine barns with author Don Perkins. This unique talk showcases the different regions of Maine and the different styles of barns that go along with them. A question and answer session will follow the presentation, and copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.
A potluck with refreshments, coffee, tea, and good cheer will follow. Hope to see you there!
Saturday, June 11th at 5 p.m.
in the Community Woodworking Shop
at Tear Cap Workshops
Free Admission (but donations are always appreciated!)
We are asking all participants to be vaccinated if they’d like to attend this seminar. We may also be masking indoors at this time.
About the presenter, Don Perkins, author of The Barns of Maine: Our History, Our Stories :
Don Perkins has a passion for barns. A former carpenter and woodworker with a longtime interest in timber framing, Don now puts his knowledge to the printed page revealing the history and craft of Maine barns. A freelance writer since 2005, Don penned a series on local barns in 2007-8 for a Gray-New Gloucester weekly that garnered much interest, running for some 20 weeks. Another barn column appeared in the Advertiser Democrat in Norway for a year and a half. For seven years he wrote a weekly column on people and events for the Portland Press Herald.