Naples, ME 04055
The fifth annual Maine Blues Festival is nestled between Long Lake and Brandy Pond in Naples. The festival celebrates the forty talented blues musicians of Maine. A bunch of buses transport blues aficionados from show to show. Also browse through artisan booths and participate in some musical clinics.
Lowell, MA 01852
The annual Lowell Folk Festival offers audiences the chance to travel around the world while in the historic district of downtown Lowell. Extraordinary musicians perform a wide variety of traditional music from around the globe.
Rockland, ME 04841
The World famous festival is now in its sixty-third year and is one of New England's great summer events. Tons of steamed Maine lobsters served along with pageantry, waterfront activities, maritime displays and demonstrations, Maine arts and crafts, visits to navy and Coast Guard ships, harbor cruises, contests, lots of wonderful entertainment, a giant parade, international lobster crate race, children's activities, and much more.
Friendship, ME 04547
This twenty-seventh annual event offers fun for the whole family and benefits the ambulance service. Stay for the parade, musical entertainment, children’s activities, field events, contests, craft fair, softball games, Friendship Fire Department fresh lobster rolls, food and bake sales, and the famous Friendship auction. Visit the Friendship Museum, town office, and the Lobster Conservancy. Join the fun watching working lobsterboats from up and down the coast of Maine attempt to win the title of the Fastest Boat Afloat at the tenth annual Lobster Boat Races.
Fiftieth annual homecoming and regatta with sloop races, demonstrations, and visits to historic Friendship sloops.
The acclaimed Blues Festival features more than fifteen blues artists from throughout the U.S. and abroad. In downtown Rockland on Saturday night there will be a blues "Club Crawl" with more than fifteen clubs featuring blues bands.
Starts: Jul 3 2010 - 9:00am
Ends: Jul 3 2010 - 6:25pm
A traditional, small town July Fourth with big parade (at 11 a.m.), pancake breakfast, entertainment, pet show, horseshoe tournament, firecracker races, baking contests, chicken barbecue, music, crafts, children's activities, and fireworks.
Machias, ME 04654
A family-friendly fair with period games, food, music, story-telling, and even a mock battle in celebration of the American Revolution in Machias. Colonial attire encouraged.
Starts: Dec 12 2009 - 10:00am
Ends: Dec 12 2009 - 3:00pm
Boothbay, ME 04537
This Christmas market (inspired by the famous German Kris Kindle markets) features more than a dozen vendors of Maine-made products, including Black Dinah Chocolatiers, Berts’ Awesome Stuff, Common Folk Herb Farm, Robbins Toys, Sunflower Hill, Bartram’s Candles, the Official Winter Walkers Company, Islandport Press, Maine Balsam Fir Products, Southport Silver, Diana Kerr Designs, Rebecca Lynch Nichols Pottery, and others. All purchases include free gift wrapping. Enjoy complimentary mulled cider and tasty treats while shopping for all those on your list.
Starts: Jan 17 2010 - 9:15am
Ends: Jan 17 2010 - 4:00pm
Durham, NH 03824
Celebrate the New England tradition with an enjoyable weekend of fine contra and square dancing. For twenty-two years the Ralph Page Dance Legacy Weekend has been celebrating the music and dance traditions that we know as contra and square dancing. Every year this event brings together some of the premier dance callers and musicians (as well as a lot of phenomenal dancers) and offers them unique learning and unparalleled dancing opportunities.