Upcoming Oxford County Events
- : Biking - Jun 16 thru Jun 18 - Newry - Trek Across Maine - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Join the American Lung Association for the annual Trek Across Maine on Father's Day weekend, June 16 through 18, 2017. From the mountains at Sunday River to the sea in Belfast, cycle 180 miles across the state of Maine. This ride is fully supported by volunteers and trained medical staff, including support vehicles along the route and three rest stops daily . There is a new 2 day option for those of you that canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢'t get away for a 3 day vacation. Join us Saturday and Sunday and enjoy the Trek experience. We are always looking for volunteers to help us support the Trek Across Maine. We have many volunteer opportunities available. For more volunteer info please contact Kim at (207) 624-0313 or Kim.Chamard@Lung.org. The route options are as follows: Regular Route starts on Day 1 from Sunday River to University of Maine at Farmington (approximately 67 miles with 3 rest stops located on route); continues on Day 2 at the University of Maine at Farmington to Colby College (approximately 57 miles with 3 rest stops located on route and 1 water stop; concludes on Day 3 starting at Colby College to Belfast (approximately 56 miles with 3 rest stops located on route and last mile staging stop. The Two Day Route starts on Day 1 (June 17) at Colby Loop Route and continues around the Waterville area (approximately 41 miles); continues on Day 2 from Colby College to Belfast (approximately 56 miles). There is also a Colby Loop Route limited to 200 riders with Day 1 from Sunday River to UMF shuttled to Colby College to sleep (approximately 67 miles); continuing Day 2 with the Colby Loop Route around Waterville (approximately 41 miles); and concluding on Day 3 from Colby College to Belfast (approximately 56 miles). Registration is $65 (non-refundable). Three-day fundraising requirement is $550 per person ($400 for ages 7 to 17). Two-day fundraising requirement is $450 per person ($350 for ages 7 to 17). The age limit is 7 years and up. Children between the ages of 7 and 12 must ride a tandem or tag-a-long bike with adult guardian. All children under the age of 18 must have an adult guardian with them at all times on the route. Child and guardian are both required to meet the fundraising minimum. For more info see the Title link above, call (207) 624-0312 or see Bike Trek New England.
- : Craft Shows - Nov 20 - Fryeburg - Fryeburg Academy Teacher and #39;s Association Craft Fair - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
The 42nd Annual Fryeburg Academy Craft Fair is a wonderful gathering of unique handicrafts and art. Food, raffles, and silent auctions are perfect for all ages. Proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund. Find us in the Wadsworth Arena. $45 per table. Contact Fran Pouzol if you are a crafter. Call (207) 935-2001 for event hours.
- : Winter Sports - Oct 28 thru Oct 29 - Bethel - Annual Ski Sale and Swap - Gould Academy Field House - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Always the last weekend in October, this is the place to buy and sell new and used winter clothing and equipment. Bring all your gently used items including downhill, cross country, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating and hockey gear to sell beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28 and pick up your money or any sold items on Saturday Oct. 29. While at the sale shop around for new winter equipment and clothing from 8 area ski shops. There are 1000's of items for sale under one roof ranging in price from $1 to $1,000. There are shop employees present to help you make the best choice for your winter fun. Sponsored by the Bethel Outing Club, a non-profit 501(c), whose mission it is to provide affordable access for all to cross-country skiing and people powered sports such as hiking, bicycling, running, paddling, swimming and roller skiing. For more info on arranging for the sale of equipment see the Title link above. Event is on Friday, Oct. 28 from until 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.