WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2013/2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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excursions "launch your next adventure" He recommends these two London-based companies that also offer Julia Clark, curator of collections, who runs the program. "We have architecture, art, geology, garden, and other specialized travel: lunchtime speakers. This year, George Neptune (Passamaquoddy) sang Martin Randall Tours (www.martinrandall.com/tour-theme) songs for us that are 2,000 years old and relate to the artifacts we're Kirker Holidays (www.kirkerholidays.com/cultural-tours-and- finding at the site, Tranquility Farm, which was occupied from 2,500 music-holidays) years ago through the arrival of Europeans." Enrollment often fills early. The next session is August 4 through 8, 2014. n DIG INTO THE PAST: Since 1928, the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, Abbe Museum: Call 207.288.3519 or visit www.abbemuseum.org/ Maine, has conducted research on Native American history and culture, research/archaeology/field-school.html particularly that of the four Wabanaki tribes. Once a year, in August, Programs farther afield: Call 978.461.0081 or visit www.earthwatch.org their one-week Archaeology Field School welcomes 12 non-professionals, age 17 and older, to work beside archaeologists excavating and recov- n ering artifacts at a field site in Maine. No experience is necessary but you wooden hull, a one- or two-week course offered by WoodenBoat must be physically able to do moderate work, such as lifting and digging. School in Brooklin, Maine, or their affiliate, Chesapeake Light Craft in "What's most special about the Field School is you get to do archae- Annapolis, Maryland, may launch your next adventure. Choose from a ology and also learn how it relates to contemporary Wabanaki life," says boatyard of options including fundamentals or advanced boatbuilding, BUILD YOUR OWN BOAT: If your heart swells at the sight of a classic

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