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  • Monday July 16 2018
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    Half & Full Day Paddle Adventures @ Various locations throughout Maine

    Half and Full day Paddle Adventures: Are you looking to experience the beauty of inland Maine? North Star Adventures will take you on either a full or half day paddle experience. Are you staying Down East, central, southern, or in western Maine? We can put together a plan and meet at an inland lake or […] View event

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    Tunk Mountain: Hike & Swim @ Tunk Mountain

    Spend a glorious day with North Star Adventures hiking Tunk Mountain. Tunk Mountain, elevation 1,157′, is located near Cherryfield Maine. It is a beautiful, moderate, 1.8 mile (one way) hike. It does steepen near the top and had two metal rungs to assist you over a boulder. The hike is gorgeous. There are views of […] View event

  • Tuesday July 17 2018
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    Hiking & Paddling: Camden Sampler @ Camden Hills State Parl

    Join North Star Adventures for an exploration of Camden Hills State Park. We will start our day hiking the Maiden Cliff trail to the Ridge trail. Enjoy beautiful views of Lake Megunticook and Ragged Mountain. After a rest and re-hydrate we will descend to the the boat landing and paddle to Fernalds Neck Preserve. There […] View event

  • Wednesday July 18 2018

    Walking Tour of Historic Eastern Cemetery @ Eastern Cemetery

    Walking tours of Portland’s historic Eastern Cemetery (founded 1668) will start July 1 and continue each Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 am and each Thursday at 5:30 pm through October 14. These tours, which last about 50 minutes, are led by trained volunteers, who cover the cemetery’s history, prominent historical figures, and early gravestone […] View event

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    Music on the Mall Summer Concert Series @ The Mall Downtown Brunswick, Maine

    Music on the Mall, Downtown Brunswick’s Summer Concert Series, presents FREE concerts Wednesday evenings* at 6PM** throughout the summer on the Brunswick TownMOM text test new color Mall (Green, see map). Grab a blanket or chair, bring your family and friends, order a picnic dinner or dine at a local Brunswick restaurant, then relax and […] View event

  • Thursday July 19 2018
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    Eagle Island State Park Tour @ Seacoast Tours of Freeport

    Travel from picturesque South Freeport harbor aboard the Pamela B. Our Eagle Island State Park Tour offers a glimpse into the fascinating life of Admiral Robert E. Peary, known for his extensive explorations to the North Pole. Eagle Island is a water access only State Park and National Landmark. A must see for anyone who […] View event

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    Maine Potato Blossom Festival @ Maine Potato Blossom Festival

    We are celebrating the County’s agricultural heritage at the 71st Annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival, July 14th through the 22nd, in Fort Fairfield! There is something for everyone with the main activities and vendors Thursday – Sunday, July 19-22, such as; athletic events, live music, a HUGE parade on the 21st, and a myriad of […] View event

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    Exploration in art: Canoeing and woodworking , Unity Pond @ Unity Pond

    The day begins with a kayak (both tandem and single) exploration the Unity Pond wetlands. Enjoy a peaceful paddle while surrounded by birds, dragonflies and aquatic plants. We will make our way to the studio of artist Jim Macdonald for lunch made from local organic ingredients and the creation of a unique cutting board. If […] View event

  • Friday July 20 2018
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    Historic Skowhegan Falls and Island tour @ Arnold Park

    Former History House director Melvin Burnham will lead an informative tour of this important Skowhegan area. Meet at Arnold Park on Skowhegan Island at the rear of the Federated Church Parking Lot. Event is free but a $5. donation is suggested. Rain date: Saturday, July 21. View event

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    Food truck Fridays at Down East Magazine @ Down East Magazine

    Join us for another summer of Down East-inspired afternoons of food and summer fun. Food trucks will be open all afternoon with live entertainment and a cash bar starting just in time for happy hour. Play lawn games and peruse our shop of Maine-Made gifts all day. Entry into Food Truck Fridays is free! However, […] View event

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    Goat yoga @ Smiling Hill Farm

    Part yoga, part goat snuggling, all smiles! Enjoy Goat Yoga led by Ashley Flowers, at Smiling Hill Farm. Smiling Hill Farm has baby goats and mama goats that will be romping around in the pen with us during our yoga class. Bring a mat/towel or practice on the grass. All levels yoga class! Picture taking, […] View event

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    Rod Picott Outdoor Concert @ Moosehead Maine Museum

    As part of the 12th Annual Thoreau Wabanaki Trail Festival come on down to the Gazebo by the Katahdin and enjoy an outdoor concert on the shore of Moosehead Lake! Bring a lawn chair, bring the family, and bring your friends because you won’t want to miss Maine Native and Nashville recording artist, Rod Picott! […] View event

  • Saturday July 21 2018
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    Maine seaweed fair @ Snow Marine Park, Rockland, ME

    A celebration of seaweed on the coast of Maine! Free and open to all. View event

  • 11:00am Outdoors

    City at Your Feet scavenger hunt @ Portland Gear Hub

    Portland Trails’ City at Your Feet is a cross-town scavenger hunt and people-powered adventure. Teams compete to crack as many clues as possible and gain points for finding unique locations along the trail network, all while traveling car-free throughout the city. Whether you walk or bike, bus or pogo-stick, City at Your Feet will get […] View event

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    Free tour of Eastern Cemetery featuring Henry Wadsworth Longfellow @ Eastern Cemetery

    Eastern Cemetery is 350 years old this year and we are celebrating with a free open house. Historian Herb Adams will lead a tour at 2 pm celebrating Portland’s poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, stopping at the graves of Longfellow’s remarkable relatives and giving insights into famous events and significant sites in Portland’s history. Enjoy a […] View event

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    Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit @ Thompson's Point

    The State Theatre presents folk rock singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile and singer-songwriter Jason Isbell with his band The 400 Unit outdoors on Thompson’s Point. Buy tickets in person at the Port City Music Hall box office (504 Congress Street) Wednesday-Friday 10AM-5PM, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or on our website. Thompson’s Point box office will open […] View event

  • Sunday July 22 2018
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    Mountaintop Summer Worship Services @ Sugarloaf Mountain

    Carrabassett Valley – High up on Sugarloaf Mountain, an outdoor Amphitheater nicknamed The AMP, will be the site of summer worship services conducted by Sugarloaf Christian Ministry. The AMP is located just West of the top of the Super Quad chair lift and has stunning views, benches for participants, a platform for leaders, and a […] View event

  • Tuesday July 24 2018

    Renewal in the Wilderness at Flatbread Company @ Flatbread Company

    Join the nonprofit organization, Renewal in the Wilderness, for some pizza and local brews at Flatbread Company in Portland, Maine. We’ll be giving away some stickers, t-shirts, and trucker hats to folks who come out. You will be supporting the work of Renewal in the Wilderness simply by purchasing pizza and enjoying the evening at […] View event

  • Thursday July 26 2018
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    The Ossipee Valley Music Festival @ Ossipee Valley Music Festival

    Maine’s ultimate celebration of Americana, Roots, Bluegrass, Jazz, Folk and Country Music over four days in Hiram Maine (45 minutes West of Portland). Kids 17 and under are free! Nosh local food, quench your thirst in the local beer tent. Workshops, yoga, barn dances, and tent camping are all included in the ticket price! 40+ […] View event

  • Friday July 27 2018
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    Family Watersports Weekend @ Medawisla Camps

    This program is for families with kids who love the water and exploring new places. Friday evening after dinner meet the group and go on a short sunset walk by the pond to get to know each other and the area. After breakfast on Saturday there will be guided instruction on canoe paddling and safety. […] View event

  • Sunday July 29 2018
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    Yoga Retreat @ Medawisla Camps

    This program is designed to get away from your busy everyday life and connect back to nature and oneself. Friday evening before dinner join fellow group members for social time and appetizers. That evening the group will have the opportunity to meet and go on a short walk to the pond to get to know […] View event

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    7:00pm Music, Outdoors

    Father John Misty @ Thompson's Point

    State Theatre & 98.9 WCLZ present indie folk singer/songwriter Father John Misty at Thompson’s Point, with support from Jenny Lewis. Visit our website for more information on concerts at Thompson’s Point. Buy tickets in person at the Port City Music Hall box office (504 Congress Street) Wednesday-Friday 10AM-5PM, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or on […] View event

  • Wednesday August 01 2018
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    Adventures in Art: Lake paddling, hiking and painting @ Rangeley Maine

    Spend three unforgettable days in the Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine. Known for remote islands, and 4000’ mountains this is a perfect venue to challenge yourself physically, mentally and creatively. Immerse yourself in the awe inspiring scenery as you open yourself to your creative inspiration and physical challenges. The first and most crucial step […] View event

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    Walking Tour of Historic Eastern Cemetery @ Eastern Cemetery

    Walking tours of Portland’s historic Eastern Cemetery (founded 1668 – yes, we are 350 years old this year!) will start July 1 and continue each Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 am and each Thursday at 5:30 pm through October 14. These tours, which last about 50 minutes, are led by trained volunteers, who cover […] View event

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    John Stirratt and the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra to Benefit the Waldo Theatre @ Tops'l Farm

    Join us for an amazing evening at Tops’l Farm’s beautiful new timber frame barn, with food, drink, and music–all to benefit the restoration of the historic Waldo Theatre in downtown Waldoboro. John Stirratt of Wilco and The Autumn Defense will be performing with members of the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra. Also featured throughout the evening, […] View event

  • Friday August 03 2018
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    Family Hike and Paddle @ The Appalachian Mountain Club/Gorman Lodge

    This program is for families with young kids to come out and enjoy the outdoors in luxury. The AMC Maine Guides will have planned activities for the whole family including hikes around Long Pond, canoeing, and catching frogs and other pond critters. Instruction by AMC Maine guides will include Hike safe, LNT and watercraft paddling […] View event

  • Sunday August 05 2018
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    Exploration in art: Hiking and touch drawing with Susan Bakaley Marshall and Chris Marshall @ Thirteenth Moon Center

    Making art is like walking in the forest: we slow down, come back to ourselves, yield to a deeper source of knowing. In this workshop we’ll go walking mindfully on easy to moderate wildland trails of our local land trust through forest and marshland, softening our gaze, opening ourselves to light, pattern, and impressions, welcoming […] View event

  • Friday August 10 2018
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    Worcester 100th Anniversary: Weekend in Maine at Gorman Chairback @ The Appalachian Mountain Club/Gorman Lodge

    Come to Maine to help celebrate the AMC Worcester Chapter’s 100th anniversary and the Maine Phoenix Shelter’s 10th birthday! This long weekend at the Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins, in the heart of the 100-Mile Wilderness, has something for everybody: hiking (the lodge is a mile from the Appalachian Trail), biking (mountain and road), paddling, […] View event

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    Family Adventure: Intro to Canoe Camping @ The Appalachian Mountain Club/Gorman Lodge

    If you have never been canoe camping before now is the perfect time to explore camping near the water’s edge. This fun canoe camping experience will be led by AMC Registered Maine Guides to take you out to our secret new campsite out on Long Pond. Our guides will teach the basics of canoe camping, […] View event

  • Sunday August 12 2018
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    Free Celebration of Captain Lemuel Moody and his Portland Observatory @ Eastern Cemetery

    Eastern Cemetery is 350 years old this year and we are celebrating with a free open house. Join us to celebrate the anniversary of Captain Lemuel Moody’s 1846 burial at Eastern Cemetery. Spirits Alive is partnering with Greater Portland Landmarks to present this special event. At 5:30 there will be a talk and tour at […] View event

  • Monday August 13 2018
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    Adventures in Art: Documentary Photography with Sarah Rice @ Moosehead Lake

    Join North Star Adventures for this extraordinary opportunity to create, through film, a story of the Moosehead Lake region. Photographer Sarah Rice will guide you through the process of creating the story of this spectacular area of the Maine highlands. We will explore by tandem sea kayak, steamship, and foot. Conditions permitting, we may have […] View event

  • Tuesday August 21 2018
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    Women’s Backpacking @ Maine Mountains

    Designed for women of all ages and abilities. If you have always dreamed of backpacking but aren’t sure where to go or who do go with than this trip is for you. Yes, you will work hard but, you will have the experience of a lifetime. Backpacking will challenge you physically, mentally and spiritually. The […] View event

  • Friday August 31 2018
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    Beginner Fly Fishing @ Medawisla Camps

    This program is for the beginner fly fishing angler or a refresher course for anyone looking to reconnect with the art of fly fishing. Programming will begin after dinner Friday evening with a workshop on fly rods, reels, line, flies, knots and basic skills. On Saturday morning after breakfast participants will be given hands on […] View event

  • Sunday September 02 2018

    Sugarloaf Summer Worship Services on the Mountain @ Sugarloaf Mountain

    High up on Sugarloaf Mountain, an outdoor Amphitheater nicknamed The AMP will be the site of summer worship services conducted by Sugarloaf Christian Ministry. The AMP is located just West of the top of the Super Quad chair lift and has stunning views, benches for participants, a platform for leaders, and a fantastic sound system. […] View event

  • Friday September 07 2018
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    Remote Ponds Fly Fishing @ Little Lyford Lodge & Cabins

    Early autumn is the perfect time to explore some of the remote ponds that dot the AMC’s Maine Woods Initiative property. This program provides anglers the opportunity to fish for both Native and Wild Brook Trout while accompanied by trained AMC guides. Programming starts Friday evening after dinner with a presentation on native and wild […] View event

  • Saturday September 15 2018
    Protected by MCHT in 2009, Treat Island lies at the edge of easternmost Maine at the confluence of Cobscook and Passamaquoddy bays.
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    Treat Island open house with Maine Coast Heritage Trust (Eastport Departure) @ Eastport Fish Pier

    Pack up the family or bring a friend, and join Maine Coast Heritage Trust for a day exploring Treat Island Preserve. Acquired by MCHT in 2009, Treat Island lies at the edge of easternmost Maine at the confluence of Cobscook and Passamaquoddy bays, a region known for its extreme tidal range, strong currents, and abundant […] View event

  • Friday September 21 2018
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    Fly Fishing on the Roach River @ Medawisla Camps

    Fall is here and that is spawning time for the fish in Moosehead Lake. AMC’s Maine Woods Initiative newest facility Medawisla sits right along the headwaters of Moosehead Lake. This program provides anglers the opportunity to fish for trophy brook trout and landlocked salmon while accompanied by trained AMC Maine guides. Programming starts Friday evening […] View event

  • Saturday September 29 2018
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    The Great Inflatable Race, Maine! @ The Brunswick Landing, Brunswick Maine

    Seeds of Independence and Family Focus host The Great Inflatable Race, Maine! Designed for all ages, this family fun event will have you and your friends running, bouncing, bumping and LAUGHING your way to the finish line! All proceeds support youth development programs and services in our area. So, what are you waiting for? Join […] View event

  • Friday October 12 2018
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    Adventures in Art: Hiking & Writing with Stephanie Wade @ Gulf Hagas

    Experience the Grand Canyon of the East as we explore the Gulf Hagas region of Maine. We will camp on the Pleasant River. After an evening around a bonfire and stargazing you will be rocked to sleep by the gentle rhythm of the river. Once again we have the pleasure of working with Stephanie Wade […] View event

  • Friday October 19 2018
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    Adventures in Art: Hiking, Movement & Dance with Shana Bloomstein @ Western Maine Mountains

    Shana is excited to be offering a weekend retreat with Nancy Zane that will integrate Yoga, creative movement, massage, visual art and journaling with our explorations of the natural world. This weekend hopes to provide a nourishing and grounding environment for everyone to begin a personal reflective journey into somatic movement, create a simple daily […] View event