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.
  • : Festivals - Jun 06 thru Jul 04 - Jonesport - Moosabec Summerfest - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    Annual Moosabec Summerfest in the towns of Jonesport and Beals. See the Title link above or the event's Facebook page for a full event schedule, including fireworks on July 4 at Perio Point.
  • : Festivals - Jun 06 thru Jul 04 - Beals - Moosabec Summerfest - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    Annual Moosabec Summerfest in the towns of Jonesport and Beals. See the Title link above or the event's Facebook page for a full event schedule, including fireworks on July 4 at Perio Point.
  • : Festivals - Jul 09 - Lubec - Annual Lighthouse Celebration - West Quoddy Head Visitor Center - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    Annual Lighthouse Celebration at the West Quoddy Head Visitor Center. Come celebrate with us at the easternmost point in the USA. Event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with tours of the tower 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live music, raffles, food, activities. Lighthouse museum and art gallery. Hike beautiful Quoddy Head State Park. Note that the Visitor Center is open daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from late May through mid-October.
  • : Festivals - Jul 15 thru Jul 17 - Machias - Bold Coast Sea and Sky Festival - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
    Mark your calendars for a three-day event that will leave you planning to attend yearly. Imagine coming to a quaint Maine town surrounded by lakes and the ocean to experience the Bold Coast Sea and Sky Festival. This summer, our community is planning a festival for families that will include, a hot air balloon, medieval reenactment, seafood, and several genres of music and entertainment for all ages to satisfy all, including craft artisans and commercial vendors. We want this to be a wonderful cultural experience for all ages with the emphasis on family activities. The festival is to be held at numerous venues through the Machias Bay Area community. Events include music and concerts, hot air balloon, seafood court, children's educational and recreational activities, artists and crafters, a medieval fair, a Human Foosball Tournament, a very unique Triathlon and much more. Our goal is to put on a colorful, and enjoyable event that builds community spirit and enhances the region culture! Event runs from Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 17, 2016.
  • : 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 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.

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