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We are sold out for the Feb. 14th Valentine's Day Dinner, BUT we are offering a 2nd night on FRIDAY, Feb. 13th.  Same time, same place, same program. We still have tickets available for the 13th. 

Saturday, February 14 | 5:30pm - 8:00pm | $23 ticket by reservation only.  Limited Seating.

Purchase tickets by February 10th. Call 207-897-4366 or email

The Norlands presents a Valentine’s Day dinner and program titled “Keepers of the Hearth: A Conversation Between the Washburn Ladies.” Arrive by 5:30pm if you’d like a tour of the 1867 Washburn family mansion.  A three-course dinner begins in the Farmer’s Cottage at 6:00 pm and includes squash soup, chicken with roasted potatoes and glazed carrots, biscuits, and dessert. A vegetarian option is available. 

After enjoying dinner, step back into the 19th century parlor in the Washburn mansion where you will visit “Patty Washburn” and her two daughters, Martha and Caroline, portrayed by Norlands' staff in period costume.  The women will share family stories of courtship, love, and marriage. The ladies of the house along with special guest “Hempstead Washburne” will then entertain you with some romantic music of the period, accompanied by guest Jerry Ellis on the Washburn piano.


THANK YOU to the sponsors of the 2014 Rally for Norlands:

Major Sponsor ($250+)

Axis Natural Foods (Auburn, ME)

Mardens Inc. (Waterville, ME)

Contributing Sponsors ($100+)

Gnome Landscapes, Design, Masonry & Maintenance (Falmouth, ME)

Gordon Excavating Inc. (Livermore, ME)

Nappi Distributors (Gorham, Maine)

Oakhurst Dairy (Portland, ME)

ReEnergy Livermore Falls LLC (Livermore Falls, ME)

Good Food Store (Bethel, ME)

PalletOne of Maine, Inc. DBA Isaacson Lumber (Livermore Falls, ME)

Sponsors ($50+)

Naples Packing Co., Inc. (Mexico, ME)

Summit Insurance & Financial Services (Rumford, ME)


Schedule your event at Norlands

The Washburn-Norlands Living History is host to a number of special events annually. These events include our annual festivals, conferences, business functions and more. 

If you would like to host your own event, conference, gathering or wedding at the Norlands site, please call us for options.

Schedule your conference or workshop in a beautiful historic setting.

©Washburn Norlands Living History Center
Washburn-Norlands Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization

290 Norlands Road
Livermore, Maine 04253

Phone: 207-897-4366
Fax: 207-897-4963

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