Dale Potter-Clark, a local author and historian, will be signing her books and answering questions at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the Readfield Historical Society, 759 Main St. in Readfield. Submitted photo

The Readfield Historical Society’s annual Wine & Cheese Social will kick off Readfield Heritage Days, set for 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the society, 759 Main St. in Readfield.

Guests can tour the RHS museum and meet others with like interests. Refreshments will be available. Several books and items of a historical nature will be available for purchase in the RHS gift shop, including those authored by Dale Potter-Clark, who will be available to sign her books and to answer questions.

A new display, “Summers in Readfield,” will be on view that evening . The event is for new and established RHS members.

Dues, which can be paid at the door, are $10 annually; $5 for seniors. Lifetime dues are $100. This event is sponsored by the Winthrop Area Federal Credit Union.

On Saturday, Aug. 13, a history walk of Readfield Depot village will be led by Potter-Clark at 10 a.m. Participants should meet at RHS by 10 a.m.

The RHS building will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a rotating slide show of old Readfield Depot village photos will be on display during that time. Evelyn Potter will share some memories of “the Depot,” where she was born in 1930. Melanie Lanctot will be the docent on duty for the day.

For more information, call 207- 377-2299 or email [email protected].


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