Please note that, to allow for the maintenance and repairs described below, the Albert Lowe Museum is closed from August 1 to October 31, 2018.
There’s big stuff going on at Green Turtle Cay’s Albert Lowe Museum these days. Museum founder (and my cousin) Alton Lowe jokingly refers to it as a “forty-year facelift.”
Seriously though, having recently marked the museum’s 40th anniversary, Alton’s taking steps to ensure the museum remains part of the Green Turtle Cay community for another forty years and more.
New shingles arrive for the Albert Lowe Museum
Job one has been physical maintenance. The museum may be forty-something, but the building that houses it is nearly 200 years old. And before anything could be done inside, the roof needed replacing, to protect exhibits and archives from potential water damage.
You know that saying that life is what happens while you’re making other plans?
A week ago this afternoon, I took Wrigley out for a Frisbee date. As he sprinted across the grass, I heard a pained yelp. And though he continued after the Frisbee, he wouldn’t put his hind right foot down.
As some of you may know, the 2018 Island Roots Heritage Festival is coming up on Green Turtle Cay May 4-6. This year, to help the festival organizing committee with fundraising (did you know it costs close to $50,000 to stage this event?!), I’ve taken on organizing and running a raffle.
A group of Green Turtle lovers and second homeowners, including Tom and me, got together and contributed funds with which to purchase some awesome prizes to be raffled off in support of the festival. They include: