ROCKPORT — Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization, will host a timber frame raising Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Erickson Fields Preserve, 164 West St., Rockport.
Ryan Twisla, a local timber framer and sustainable builder, will explain the process of preparing a timber frame to be raised by hand and will lead participants in raising a portion of the frame together. The frame will be finished as a barn at Erikson Fields.
Attendees should wear boots and gloves and bring their own lunch. Registration is free and available online (aldermere.org/timber-frame-raising-workshop) and by phone, 236-2739.