Upcoming Washington County Events

  • : Books - Aug 26 - Grand Lake Stream - Author Penny Guisinger: Postcards From Here - Grand Lake Stream School Building - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    The Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome local author, Penny Guisinger, for a presentation on her new book, Postcards From Here, at the Grand Lake Stream School Building. A collection of micro-essays, Postcards From Here has received wonderful reviews and captures rural life in Downeast Maine. For more info please contact the Downeast Lakes Land Trust at (207) 796-2100 or email :cbrown@downeastlakes.org. Event is on Friday, Aug. 26 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.
  • : Children - Jul 09 thru Aug 27 - Columbia Falls - Youth Archery Program - Pleasant River Fish and Game Conservation Association - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    Youth Archery Program at Pleasant River Fish and Game Conservation Association. Club members and the public are welcome to join the Pleasant River Fish and Game Conservation Association, Inc. in a Summer Youth Archery Program. This program is free of charge made possible through the generous support of the Saxifrage Opportunity Grants Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. The program is open to youth between the ages of 6 and 15 and all children participating must be accompanied by a parent or other adult guardian. Children may participate in any number of the sessions. All equipment is provided but participants may bring their own equipment. Water is provided and participants are advised to bring a snack. To register, email Stim Wilcox, Program Director, at stimwilcox@yahoo.com. The events will be held at the Pleasant River Fish and Game Conservation Association facilities located at 1597 Tibbettstown Road, Columbia Falls, Maine and will be run on Saturdays, June 25, July 9 and 23 and Aug. 6 and 27. Registration will begin promptly a 10 a.m. and the events will conclude at approximately 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration is strongly recommended as space is limited.
  • : 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.
  • : Festivals - Aug 03 thru Aug 07 - Calais - International Homecoming Festival - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    International Homecoming Festival began in 1974 and continues to bring home family and friends to celebrate the friendship between the two international communities of St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada and Calais, Maine, USA. During the festival, these two communities become one, hosting and attending events held on both sides of the border. Many enjoy the street fair, children's games and activities, concerts, craft shows, and so much more, ending with the spectacular Duty Free Americas, Hardwicke's Fireworks Display!
  • : 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.
  • : Music - Aug 03 - Lubec - Faculty Chamber Concert No. 1 - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys Faculty Chamber Concert No. 1 at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Aug 10 - Lubec - Faculty Chamber Concert No. 2 - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys Faculty Chamber Concert No. 2 at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Aug 17 - Lubec - Andrea Maurer and Richard McIntyre - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with Andrea Maurer (flute) and Richard McIntyre (piano) at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Aug 23 - Lubec - Pianist Mira Gill - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with pianist Mira Gill at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.
  • : Music - Aug 24 - Lubec - Sue Richards and Andrea Hoag - SummerKeys - Lubec Congregational Church - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    SummerKeys concert with Sue Richards (Celtic Harp) and Andrea Hoag (fiddle) at Lubec Congregational Christian Church. Open to the public with free admission. Concert at 7:30 p.m.

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Swan Island Family Field Day!

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 30

New England Mineral Association!

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm