A Night at the Museum: BRAM GALA

BRAM-Gala-poster-2016A truly fun event!

There will be wine, beer and hearty hors ‘d oeiuvres donated by Mr. Darcy’s restaurant and live music donated by Jon Clinch.

A fantastic array of experiences and items will be offered in live & silent auctions!

Held at the museum on Sat. Sept. 24th, from 6 PM to 8:30 PM.

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at The Book Nook, the Wine and Cheese Depot, the museum, or by calling 802-228-5050.

We are happy to hold your tickets at the door the night of the event. Come and see friends and make new friends.

BRAM Chair Caning Class

The Black River Academy Museum will be offering a chair caning class on Saturday, July 30 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Cost: $60 which includes supplies.

Please make sure your chair has holes around the sides of the seat as this is what we will be doing. We will not be doing rush, splint or pressed cane at this class.


Bring lunch and a chair to work on. To reserve a place in the class, please register by July 23, 2016. For more information or to register, call 802-228-5050.

Opening Day June 4th, 2016

Opening Day is Saturday June 4th.  We will be celebrating our opening for the season with our annual 5 K Walk and a special program in the afternoon.

THE WALK:  Registration at 10 AM, walk at 10:30, $20 per person (seniors and kids $12, under 6, of course free), canines welcome.  Walk will start at the Museum, go down Dug Road, go South on #103 and then back up to the museum.  Refreshments, including water, will be available.


THE SPECIAL PROGRAM:  A tribute to the history to the “Finns” of Andover, VT, a program/presentation of the Finnish-American photographer Kosti Ruohomaa by Deanna Bonner-Ganter, author of “Kosti Ruohomaa the Photographer Poet” at 1 PM at the Museum.  Ruohomaa spent part of his early childhood in Andover, VT attending the one room Peaseville school for five years.  There will be a question and answer period and refreshments including coffee and pullaa.  Erik Johansson of Rockingham will play a variety of acoustical instruments and perhaps sing a few songs.  Bonner-Ganter will be there to autograph her book.  A lovely afternoon in store for all of us!


SAVE THE DATE:  ” A Night at the Museum” will be held on Saturday, September 24th!!!   We are adding a live auction this year along with our successful silent auction.  Music, food, drink and an opportunity to see friends and/or meet new friends.

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