2015 Calendar of Events and Programs

All Programs will be held at Brooks Academy Museum unless otherwise noted.

Calendar of Events


Opening Reception Sunday, June 21, 2-4 p.m. 
Museum exhibits open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, June 25-October 10. Combined admission for museum and Elmer Crowell barn is $4 adults; free for kids, students, and members.
Thursdays, 1-6 p.m.; Fridays & Saturdays, 1-4 p.m.
Research library & Photo archive – Open by appointment year-round.
Office Hours – Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, year-round.

Group tours and education programs are offered year round by appointment.
For more information or to make a reservation, please call the museum at (508) 432-8089 or email harwichhistoricalsociety@verizon.net.

Elmer Crowell Barn, opening in 2015, has been reconstructed on the grounds of the museum.  Explore the story of the famous Harwich bird carver through audiovisual and photographic displays, tools, and bird carving demonstrations. 


2015 Calendar of Events

Prograns/events will be held at Brooks Academy Museum unless otherwise noted. Admission to programs is $5 for adults; $4 for members. $2 for kids and students.

Graveyard Tours Saturday, October 17 & 24, Begin at dusk. Meet the "spirits" of Harwich past on these lantern tours of the First Congregational Church Cemetery. Reservations required.  Admission $10 adults; $5 kids.
Hometown Holiday Fair Saturday, November 7, 10-2:30. Decorations, jewelry, crafts, holiday goodies and more.  Benefits Society.   
Christmas in Harwich Saturdays, December 
5, 12 & 19;
1-4 p.m.
Celebrating the 153rd birthday of Harwich’s famous bird carver Anthony Elmer Crowell with a display of recent donations of Crowell artifacts and ephemera. Museum exhibits and barn open. Admission on opening day is free; $4 adults; free for students and kids on other days.

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