June Calendar


June 6-8
Maine Canoe Symposium


Since 1986, this series has educated paddlers of all ages on canoeing heritage and skills with demonstrations and hands-on workshops. 35 Winona Rd., Bridgton. 207-778-0853. mainecanoesymposium.org


June 7-8
Maine Fiber Frolic


Learn about fiber animals and the full spectrum of fiber arts with workshops and contests. Shop local vendors and cheer on the sheepdog trials, too. Adults, $5; seniors, $2; children under 12, free. Windsor Fairgrounds, Rte. 32, Windsor. 
207-832-5162. fiberfrolic.com


June 11
An Evening with Alex Katz


Celebrated artist Alex Katz discusses his 60-year career and his long-standing love for the Pine Tree State in the latest installment of the Portland Museum of Art’s Bernard Osher Lecture Series. An Evening with Alex Katz takes place on June 11. 6 p.m. Adults, $25; members, $10. Westin Portland Harborview Hotel, 157 High St., Portland. 207-775-6148. portlandmuseum.org


June 13-15
Trek Across Maine


This year marks the 30th anniversary of Trek Across Maine, the American Lung Association’s three-day, 180-mile ride from Sunday River to Belfast. Overnight stops are located at the University of Maine at Farmington and Colby College. Departs from Sunday River Ski Resort, 15 South Ridge Rd., Newry. See website for fundraising requirements and registration fees. 888-241-6566. action.lung.org


June 14
Margaretta Days Festival


Machias commemorates the first naval battle of the American Revolution with a historic parade, re-enactments, craft fair, and more. 207-255-3433. washingtoncountymaine.com


June 20-21
Maine Fare


Join local chefs and farmers to savor the best of Maine-made food in this annual celebration held by the Maine Farmland Trust. Steamboat 
Landing Park, 34 Commercial St., Belfast. 
207-338-6575. maine-fare.org


June 25-July 26
Billy Elliot at Ogunquit Playhouse


Prepare your tissues and your dancing shoes for Ogunquit Playhouse’s production of Billy Elliot, the Tony-winning musical story of a young English boy who chooses ballet over boxing. June 25–July 26. $39–$79. 10 Main St., Ogunquit. 207-646-5511. ogunquitplayhouse.org


June 27
Mallett Brothers Band in Concert


Maine music’s latest rising star is The Mallett Brothers Band — an alt-country-rock ensemble from Portland that went home with best band and best album honors from last year’s New England Music Awards. They bring their energetic show to the Boothbay Opera House this month. $15–$20. 8 p.m. 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. 207-633-5159. boothbayoperahouse.com


June 28
Pop for Change


There’s only one way to get tickets for Cellardoor Winery’s new Pop for Change event on June 28 — you have to earn them. Volunteer four hours of your time to one of four midcoast charities by May 31, and you’ll get to celebrate giving back with a night of music and entertainment on the water in Rockport. See the website for volunteer details and registration. 5 p.m. Rockport Harbor. 207-763-4478. popforchange.com


June 28
South Berwick Strawberry Festival


Come for the family-friendly entertainment, food, art, and activities. Stay for the strawberry shortcakes. 197 Main St., South Berwick. 207-351-7793. southberwickstrawberryfestival.com

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