Holiday Sales & Events

As you prepare for this holiday season, don't forget there are a number of events at the Abbe Museum perfect for family and friends to enjoy!  For more details visit our calendar, but here's a quick reminder on some upcoming holiday activities (some newly added since the November issue of eNews!):


--December 2nd, 8pm-Midnight: Stay up late for the Village Holidays & Midnight Madness Sale! From 8pm-Midnight the Abbe will be open with more special holiday sales. Enjoy a classy night on the town and shop in your evening wear for discounts up to 25% in the Abbe Shop!

--December 10th, 10am-7pm:  The Abbe Museum will take part in the Bar Harbor Merchants Association's Holiday Open House.  Stop in between 10:00-4:00 to enter your name in a raffle for a Household Membership to the Abbe Museum, and other great prizes from Bar Harbor Merchants.  The Membership Lounge will be open to all visitors throughout the day, so if you haven't seen it before come in and check it out, relax, and enjoy a warm drink!  Then, from 4:00-7:00 admission to the Abbe Museum will be free as the Bar Harbor Merchants arrive to start the holiday festivities!  There will be refreshments, raffle winners will be announced, Santa will be in the Circle of the Four Directions for pictures, and special guests from Sherman's Books & Stationary will be reading new their holiday books for kids!  This event is sponsored by the Bar Harbor Merchants Association, promoting four season fun in Bar Harbor, and hosted at the Abbe Museum.  Visit their webpage for more details by clicking here.

--Don't forget to visit the Abbe Museum Booth to chat with Curators Julia Clark and Raney Bench, as well as Abbe CEO Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, at the Maine Indian Basketmaker's Alliance sale and demonstration hosted by the Hudson Museum in Orono on December 10thClick here for more details, and that day's schedule of events.

--December 11th, 1pm-4pm: Join us for the Abbe Museum Annual Open House!  This is the perfect time to enjoy our new exhibits and take home some souvenirs: join us that afternoon for free admission, fun and unique crafts to make and take home, and light refreshments!


Looking for the perfect gift?  
Throughout December visit the Abbe Shop for 20% OFF!

Need something last minute?
The Abbe Shop is participating in Wrapped & Ready to Go!  Quickly step inside and leave moments later with a pre-wrapped gift for everyone on your list!

Want something for the person who has it all?
Abbe Museum Memberships are the perfect gift that keeps on giving...all year long!  Every level of membership is available; just ask for it to be wrapped for the perfect holiday presentation!  Wrapped memberships can be purchased at the Abbe Shop, or we can mail them to your special someone...just give us a call or email for more details.
You can also make a donation in honor of friends or family this holiday, and we'll send them a special card to share our thanks!
Sample Gift Membership Insert