Starts: Dec 31 2011 - 7:00pm
Ends: Jan 1 2012 - 12:00am
Bangor, ME 04401
Entering its sixth year, this year’s event will feature multiple venues with activities and entertainment for all ages, featuring opening and closing ceremonies in West Market Square that includes outdoor musical performances and a countdown to midnight.
Starts: Oct 1 2011 - 11:30am
Ends: Oct 1 2011 - 6:30pm
Gardiner, ME 04345
The streets of historic Gardiner will be transformed into a traditional Oktoberfest celebration. The second annual event features a trifecta of delicious Maine craft beers, mouthwatering Maine farm-to-table pork, and live music from a collection of emerging Maine bands. In addition to the food and music, there will be a number of ongoing activities, including a chicken fling, dunk tank, and stick pony races.
The Maine Wildlife Park gets spooky with its Halloweenfest. Raise your goose bumps with special Halloween displays, games, contests, and haunted hay rides. And don’t forget to wear your costume!
Starts: Sep 17 2011 - 10:00am
Ends: Sep 17 2011 - 4:00pm
Brunswick, ME 04011
The fifteenth annual Family Arts Festival brings together musicians, craftspeople, dancers, and artists of all kinds. The festival offers hands-on art making for all ages, music all day long, plus dance and karate demonstrations.
A twenty-eight-ship strong fleet of windjammers and sail boats drop their sails and land in Camden Harbor to celebrate the annual Camden Windjammer Festival. This year, Camden is going the extra nautical mile, pulling out all the stops with a rich and full schedule of events to celebrate the history of windjammers in Maine, which includes fourteen historic rigged vessels still working in a commercial capacity.
Starts: Sep 3 2011 - 9:00am
Ends: Sep 3 2011 - 4:00pm
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
Featuring eighty juried artists and artisans, live music, and food. Rain date Sunday.
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Wiscasset Municipal Airport welcomes the finest collection of flying World
War II aircraft to their new summer home here in Maine this weekend, noon
to 6 PM August 13 & 14. The Texas Flying Legends will be based here for
their summer season and are building a permanent exhibit.
Searsport, ME 04974
Live music, guided tours, and birthday cake are just some of the fun planned for Penobscot Bay Day at Penobscot Marine Museum. In celebration of its seventy-fifth anniversary, the museum hosts nonstop events and exhibits for all ages. Penobscot Bay Day will mark the grand opening of the museum's Seabag Visible Storage Center. Seabag is an innovative display and research facility that makes hundreds of additional artifacts available to public view. Visitors may use the facility's database to learn more about any item on display.
Starts: Nov 19 2011 - 6:00pm
Ends: Nov 19 2011 - 11:00pm
Lewiston, ME 04240
Imagine yourself in the center of a medieval courtyard, awaiting the glorious arrival of the king and queen. You’ll join the king, knights, minstrels, and wenches in the Great Hall, filled with magic, color, entertainment, and a menu without utensils. Fruit and alcoholic beverages will be served and available at the king’s cash bar throughout the evening.
Lewiston, ME 04240
The Franco Center celebrates one of the most famous events in Germany, the Oktoberfest, by serving beers and traditional fare such as roast pork, sausages, pretzel, and fish on a stick.