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.
- : Children - Mar 08 - Newry - Mad Science Fire and Ice Show - Sunday River Grand Summit Ballroom - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Get ready for some sizzlin' excitement! Join us for safe and scientific fun with fire and ice! In this show, you'll explore the 3 states of matter and learn about the amazing properties of fire and combustion. Children will see how special Mad Science paper can burn leaving no ash behind and their jaws will drop when they witness our "Swoosh, Whoosh, Aaaah" experiment. After some sizzling chemical reactions heat things up, we will cool off with spectacular demonstrations involving dry ice! We will explore the "Big Burp," the "Sizzling Scissors" and the famous "Mad Science Shower." Children always marvel at the coolness of this frozen gas. All Mad Science shows provide live, interactive and compelling educational experiences that make learning a blast. Performance at 7 p.m.
- : Festivals - Mar 31 thru Apr 01 - Newry - Spring Festival - Sunday River - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Spring Festival is our way of celebrating the warmer weather while the spring skiing is absolutely phenomenal. With beautiful spring weather, plenty of snow, and staple events like the Margarita Mix-Off, Slip 'n' Flip, and live bands, this is not a weekend to miss. All events for this weekend will take place slopeside at White Cap and in White Cap Lodge. We are putting on our party pants for a margarita-fueled brainstorming session, and will update with a full schedule of events and activities during Spring Festival soon, so see the Title link above for event updates.
- : Festivals - Jul 06 thru Jul 09 - Hiram - Ossipee Valley Fair - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Since 1977 every July the small town of Hiram Maine comes alive in preparation for The Ossipee Valley Fair. The Ossipee Valley Fair is by no means the largest agricultural fair in the state but it is undoubtably the friendliest. Come join us for four days of amusement rides, live stock shows, 4X4 drag races and of course plenty of fried food. All amusement rides are included free with admission. We also have three days of pulling completions with oxen, draft horses and new this year miniature horse pulls. For a full list of events see the Title link above. Bring your family and come and enjoy the friendliest of fairs you will not regret it. A true country fair with livestock, events and exhibits. Novelty events like egg toss, watermelon seed spitting, tractor pulls and more. For more info email email@example.com or call Bill Jones at (207) 793-9986 (before the fair) or (207) 625-9367 (during the fair).
- : Festivals - Jul 14 thru Jul 16 - Waterford - Waterford World's Fair - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Small community agricultural fair that has been running for over 150 years. Fair has a series of small farm and backyard workshops, a craft fair, many children's activities and contests for all ages. For more info and a schedule of events send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- : Festivals - Sep 13 thru Sep 16 - Oxford - Oxford County Fair - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
The Oxford County Fair has livestock shows, animal pulling events, midway, musical entertainment, crafts, exhibits more.
- : Festivals - Oct 01 thru Oct 08 - Fryeburg - Fryeburg Fair - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
It was a chilly day in March of 1851 when a few local farmers and merchants got together and decided to show off their produce, cattle and wares to the community. Since those humble beginnings, Fryeburg Fair has grown to become Maine's largest agricultural fair complete with six days of harness racing, a farm museum second to none, the world's largest steer and oxen show and a reputation known throughout North America. For info phone June Hammond at (207) 935-3268 or email email@example.com.
- : Food Events - Mar 26 - Newry - Annual Chili Cookoff and Firefighters' Race - Sunday River - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Watch as firefighters race down the slopes of Sunday River in complete gear while collectively carrying a fire hose in our Fire Fighters Race presented by Bud Light. Teams of five will compete against each other to see who is king of the hill all while raising money for the Sunday River Community Fund. After the race, head to White Cap lodge to partake in our annual "Eat the Heat" Chili contest. Sample chili from the best cooks around the state as they vie for the Best Chili award, voted on by special guest judges.
- : Music - Jul 23 thru Jul 27 - Hiram - Ossipee Valley Music Festival String Camp - Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Join us for a 5-day musical celebration at the Ossipee Valley String Camp. Purchasing a ticket to the camp also gets you a free four day pass for yourself to the Ossipee Valley Music Festival. You will receive instruction from world class musicians, incredible locally sourced meals, workshops and elective classes, midnight jams and morning yoga, swimming, hiking opportunities, an incredible site and a fantastic musical community. The camp will be held at the majestic Ossipee Valley fairgrounds in Hiram, Maine, which features beautiful pine shaded campsites combined with grassy knolls, old barns, and clear river swimming and tubing. This event will sell out.
- : Music - Jul 27 thru Jul 30 - Hiram - Ossipee Valley Music Festival - Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
On the banks of the Ossipee River, nestled in the tall pines, the annual Ossipee Valley Music and Camping festival attracts nearly 5,000 people and features 40+ national acts in roots, americana, folk, and bluegrass music among many other genres, as well as workshops, barn dances, free yoga and children's music programs, local and organic food, craft vendors, tent sites and hookups and more. Only 45 minutes west of Portland on Route 25.
- : Running - Aug 06 - Bethel - Annual Maine State Triathlon - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
Annual Maine State Triathlon in Bethel. 750 meter swim, 24k bike ride and 5.8k run. Teams or individuals. Start time at 8 a.m., but do not arrive for registration earlier than 6 a.m.
- : Theater - Mar 01 - Newry - Comedy Juggler Bryson Lang - Sunday River Grand Summit Ballroom - Upcoming Oxford County Maine Events
New to Sunday River, Bryson Lang takes to the Ballroom stage to use both ordinary and extraordinary objects to spin them into a visual tapestry of awe. Known as the cure for the common show, you'll see flying sombreros, sharp sickles, huge spinning rings, upside down juggling, giant beach balls, and many more surprises. You might even be asked on stage to join Bryson in the spotlight. Performance at 7 p.m.