Upcoming Washington County Events

  • : Art - Jun 24 - Grand Lake Stream - DLLT Photography Show - Grand Lake Stream School Building - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    In honor of the first ever Downeast Lakes Land Trust Photo Contest, we are proud to be hosting a DLLT Photography Show and Presentation. The Grand Lake Stream School Building will be temporarily transformed into a one-of-a-kind art gallery, showcasing the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners from each of the six categories, as well as some honorable mentions. Winning photographs highlight the natural beauty and cultural history of the Downeast Lakes region. To celebrate the local history, DLLT is pleased to welcome Matthew Wheeler, a photo archivist from the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport. Mr. Wheeler will be presenting "Postcards From Grand Lake Stream" and other historical photographs of the Grand Lake Stream region that are included in the museum's collection. For more info contact Downeast Lakes Land Trust at (207) 796-2100 or email cbrown@downeastlakes.org. The show is open to all and begins at 6:30 p.m.
  • : Books - Jun 14 - Grand Lake Stream - Author Catherine Schmitt: The President's Salmon - Grand Lake Stream School Building - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    For our first summer book program, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome Catherine Schmitt for the presentation of her new book, The President's Salmon. Mrs. Schmitt is on the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Board of Directors, the Maine Atlantic Salmon Museum Board of Directors, and the Board of the Somes Pond Center. As communications director for Maine Sea Grant, Schmitt conveys research findings and information about ocean and coastal issues to various audiences. For more info contact Downeast Lakes Land Trust at (207) 796-2100 or email cbrown@downeastlakes.org. The program will be held at the Grand Lake Stream School Building on Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m.
  • : Children - Jul 05 thru Aug 16 - Grand Lake Stream - Explorations and Adventures - Grand Lake Stream School Building - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    The Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to present our annual schedule of summer children's programs. Explorations and Adventures is a series of free educational activities for children ages 6-10 (all ages welcome).The Explorations and Adventures schedule is as follows: July 5: GLS Scavenger Hunt to explore the village of Grand Lake Stream, searching for clues, secret spots, and hidden treasures. Complete the scavenger hunt to win a prize; July 12: Woodland Music, where you can learn about the many ways in which nature makes its own songs. Children will create their own instruments, using found materials, and record the sounds of nature; July 19: Bats and Bat Boxes, where you will discover the amazing lives of bats, one of nature's most misunderstood and under-valued creatures. Children will help build a bat box to improve local bat habitat; July 26: Insect Safari, where you will head out into the forests of Grand Lake Stream in search of the many insects that call Downeast Maine home; and August 2: Berry Picking, where you will enjoy the sweetest wild edibles; August 9: Owls of Maine, in which DLLT welcomes the Chewonki Foundation, as they teach all about these fascinating birds of prey and where you will meet live owls (10 a.m. start time) and August 16: Pocumcus Trail Hike : Join DLLT Education and Outreach Manager Colin Brown for an interpretive hike along DLLT's Pocumcus Trail. Programs meet at the Grand Lake Stream School Building on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m to 12 p.m. Be sure that children arrive prepared for outdoor activities, rain or shine, and bring a water bottle.
  • : Children - Jul 07 thru Aug 18 - Grand Lake Stream - Serious Skills for Boys and Girls - Grand Lake Stream School Building - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    The Downeast Lakes Land Trust and #39;s children and #39;s program, Serious Skills for Boys and Girls, is a series of free educational activities for children ages 10-16 (all ages welcome). The program schedule is as follows. July 7: Campsite Construction, where you will join DLLT staff as we create new public campsites. Help establish these sites by constructing fire pits, clearing brush, and building latrines; July 14: Fishing on West Grand Lake, where we will head out on West Grand Lake in a pontoon boat to experience some of the best fishing in Maine; July 21: Canoeing and Poling, where we will join Registered Maine Guides Sue and Al LaPlante on Big Lake to learn different canoeing techniques, such as the art of poling; July 28: Kids Wilderness First Aid, in which DLLT welcomes Calais Regional Hospital and #39;s Dr. Joseph Dougherty as he teaches students all about basic wilderness first aid and safety; August 4: Introduction to Forestry, where you will learn what it takes to become a professional forester and get some hands-on training and practice in the woods; August 11: Meet a Game Warden, during which DLLT is pleased to have Warden Brad Richard join us for an in-depth look into the daily life and career of a Maine Game Warden; and August 18: Wild Edibles for Beginners, where DLLT Education and Outreach Manager Colin Brown will lead a wild edibles hike, searching for some of the tastiest treats the forest has to offer. Programs meet at the Grand Lake Stream School Building on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Be sure that children arrive prepared for outdoor activities, rain or shine, and bring a water bottle.
  • : Festivals - Jun 10 thru Jun 11 - Machias - Margaretta Days Festival - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    The Margaretta Days Festival celebrates the first naval battle of the American Revolution on June 12, 1775. Free admission, everyone welcome. Fun and educational, parade, encampment of period soldiers and Passamaquoddies. Demonstrations (black smith, timber framing, weaving, fur trappers, etc.) antler toss, children's area, music, storytelling, food, prizes and local crafters.
  • : Festivals - Jul 30 thru Jul 31 - Grand Lake Stream - Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    The Annual Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival features folk artists, craftsmen, canoe and boat builders, quilters and live music throughout the event. The festival was selected by the Governor's Conference on Tourism as the recipient of the 2006 Excellence in Tourism Award in the category of Attractions. Events are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. near the center of the town on Water Street. For info phone (207) 796-8199.
  • : Music - Jun 22 - Lubec - John Newell, Ina Litera and Matt Goeke - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with John Newell (piano), Ina Litera (violin) and Matt Goeke (cello) at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Jun 29 - Lubec - Pianist Bruce Potterton - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with pianist Bruce Potterton at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Jul 06 - Lubec - Pianist Gregory Biss - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with pianist Gregory Biss at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Jul 13 - Lubec - Halcyon Duo - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with Halcyon Duo Eve Friedman (flute) and Roberto Pace (piano) at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Jul 20 - Lubec - Jazz Pianist Kent Hewitt - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with Jazz pianist Kent Hewitt at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Jul 27 - Lubec - Pianist Charles Jones - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with pianist Charles Jones at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.

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