Join the Bass Harbor Memorial Library and the Tremont Historical Society in celebrating RUTH MOORE DAYS
Sunday, July 17, 7pm
"I Have Seen Horizons" Bass Harbor Memorial Library
Screening of the award-winning documentary on the life and work of Ruth Moore led by Hollis Hayward. Introduction by Sanford Phippen.
Tuesday, July 19, 7pm
MDI Reads Moore! Bass Harbor Memorial Library
Book group and discussion of High Clouds Soaring, Storms Driving Low: The Letters of Ruth Moore led by lecturer Candice Stover. Copies of The Letters available for purchase ($10) at island libraries.
Thursday, July 21, 7pm (Ruth Moore's Birthday)
'Lady Carpenters' Bass Harbor Memorial Library
Sven Davisson, writer and grandnephew of Ruth Moore, discusses 'Lady Carpenters' Ruth Moore and her partner Eleanor Mayo, a literary relationship spanning 41 years and a combined 23 books. Cake and refreshments in celebration of Moore's birthday.
Saturday, July 23, 1:00-3:00pm
Ruth Moore and Eleanor Mayo House Tour
Lighthouse Road, Bass Harbor
A Tour of the property and home Ruth and Eleanor built in 1947, led by Moore's nieces and nephew and joined by Dennis Damon and Mary Jones. See the woodwork, gardens, and writing cabin and learn about Moore's life and inspiration. $15 in advance.