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July Artist of the Month – Photographer Jen Grace

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

Professional landscape and portrait photographer Jen Grace states "In even just a moment’s glance, photos have the power to evoke emotions and memories. I'm captivated by the art of freezing those moments in time. With a passion for both the unspoken poetry of landscapes and the intimacy of portraits, my only desire is to use […]

Thursday Night in the Garden Series- Disco Dance Party in the Barn presented by Oxford Federal Credit Union

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

Come to our "boogie wonderland" and get your groove on with DJ Peter G!  Don your sparkliest disco attire and join us in a dance party throwback!  This all ages event will be an evening to remember as DJ Peter G spins our favorite dance tunes from the seventies and eighties.  Bring your littles, your […]

Discovery Concert- performed by Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

The musicians of the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will again perform a world-class music concert in our barn! The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival organization is committed to sharing the vitality of live music and showing how it contributes to enriching the lives of everyone within our community. For the artists who have performed at the […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Alternative: Aggressive Plants and their Native Species Replacements

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

Did you know Lily of the Valley is harmful to your garden and the environment? Come find out why from our Horticultural Intern, Sierra Galipeau, on 7/31 at 4pm! She will be presenting on Lily of the Valley and many other invasive and aggressive species that may be sneaking their way through your garden and […]

“Read, Renew, Repeat” Children’s Summer Reading Program session 4

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

Session 1: Book- Save the Birds   Activity- Make a window alert to prevent bird collisions The Norway Memorial Library's Children's Summer Reading Program, "Read, Renew, Repeat", features a variety of books exploring the idea of conservation. The six-week series presents a new story, a related activity, and time to discover and share interests out […]

Thursday Night in the Garden Series- Line Dancing with Dee Dee Allen presented by Oxford Federal Credit Union

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

Pull out your dancing shoes, or boots, and join us for an evening of line dancing guided by line dance guru Dee Dee Allen of the Silver Spur in Mechanic Falls. This is a great opportunity to add some new line dance moves to your repertoire or simply to try something new. The McLaughlin Garden's […]

August Artist of the Month- Ainslie Phillips

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

Ainslie Phillips has been drawing and painting her entire life.  Her interest in art led her to an intensive Studio Art summer session at Andover Academy, as well as to art classes while getting her undergraduate degree at Yale University. She also created an interdisciplinary project based on the intersection of design, architecture, and Geometry while […]

“Read, Renew, Repeat” Children’s Summer Reading Program session 5

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

Session 1: Book- Finding Wild   Activity- Scavenger Hunt The Norway Memorial Library's Children's Summer Reading Program, "Read, Renew, Repeat", features a variety of books exploring the idea of conservation. The six-week series presents a new story, a related activity, and time to discover and share interests out in the garden. Families of all ages […]

Thursday Night in the Garden Series- Sky Blue Canoe presented by Oxford Federal Credit Union

McLaughlin Garden 97 Main Street, Paris, ME, United States

On Aug 8th, join us in welcoming multi-instrumentalists Vanessa Jones and Jerry Adams to the Barn from 6-8 PM, for an evening of folk, bluegrass, and original music.  This all ages show is sure to be a perfect fit for a relaxing summer evening in Maine. Cold beverages will be available. The McLaughlin Garden's Thursday […]

McLaughlin Garden Art Fair

August is the perfect month in Maine for an outdoor art fair. Take part in hands-on group art projects and creative "make and take" activities. Watch art demonstrations of a variety of art mediums, including a charming group of professional artists plein air painting throughout the garden all day. Come inside the homestead and shop […]