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Celebrate 150th Anniversary of Schoolhouse

Save the Date: Sunday, August 13

150th Anniversary Celebration of the District 9 Schoolhouse (CIHS Museum)


  • 1:00 to 3:00pm:  The FREE early afternoon festivities will include a re-dedication of the building, entertainment, remembrances, activities for kids, book signings, music, refreshments and more.


  • 5:00pm: Evening activities require a ticket and will include an old-fashioned lobster bake with entertainment provided by a jazz band with a nationally known vocalist. The Lobster Bake is sold out, with tickets no longer available.  The professional jazz musicians and vocalist Lauren Massey (a founder of Manhattan Transfer) will perform a set of jazz music from various decades before presenting a more varied program that will be great for listening as well as dancing.

  • A special offering is now available.  Fifty "music only" tickets are available for $20 each for the 7-9:30 pm music portion of the event. You can buy the MUSIC ONLY tickets at the museum or on the night of the event, if there are any left. 


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                                     Click HERE for band

                                     member bios.

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