Upcoming Washington County Events
- : Books - Sep 06 - Grand Lake Stream - Author Paul Doiron: The Bone Orchard - GLS School Building - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
Join the Downeast Lakes Land Trust in welcoming Paul Doiron for an evening discussing his latest book, "The Bone Orchard." Paul Doiron is the author of the Mike Bowditch series of crime novels. His first book, The Poacher's Son, won the Barry Award and the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel and was nominated for an Edgar Award, an Anthony Award, a Macavity Award, and a Thriller Award. The Editor Emeritus of Down East: The Magazine of Maine, Paul is native of Maine, attended Yale University and holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. He is a Registered Maine Guide specializing in fly fishing and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine. "The Bone Orchard" is Paul's fifth book in the Mike Bowditch series. See Title link above for details and event time.
- : Festivals - Sep 05 thru Sep 07 - Eastport - Eastport Pirate Festival - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
Annual Eastport Pirate Festival on the Historic Waterfront. The most exciting and colorful event on the coast of Maine. Thousand of Pirates, The Pirates Ball, Pirate Ship Race, Pirate Parade, Pirates Bed Race are just a few of the events to be enjoyed. A great fun filled weekend for the entire family with many events scheduled for children. For info phone (207) 853-4343 or the Chamber of Commerce at (207) 853-4644.
- : Festivals - Oct 03 thru Oct 05 - Cherryfield - Riverside Arts and Music Festival - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
The Riverside Arts and Music Festival is a fall foliage festival by the Narraguagus River in historic Cherryfield, "Blueberry Capital of the World," in Downeast Maine. Friday evening street concert, weekend arts and crafts, music on the bandstand, special concert by Hawk Henries, horse drawn carriage rides, harvest supper and Contradance and much more.
- : Festivals - Dec 31 - Eastport - Eastport Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
Quirkiest New Year's Celebration Continues! The Tides Institute and Museum of Art will present the Annual Great Sardine and Maple Leaf Drop on New Year's Eve, an international, dual-celebration festivity with the Canadian New Year represented by a giant maple leaf dropped at midnight, Atlantic time, and the U.S. New Year with an 8-foot sardine at midnight, Eastern time. Town-wide events and a fireworks finale complete the event. Full details available at the Title link above.
- : Food Events - Sep 27 - Grand Lake Stream - A Feast from the Forest - Leen's Lodge - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
With the crisp zest of fall nipping the air, the Downeast Lakes Land Trust, in partnership with Leen's Lodge, welcomes you to a gourmet game dinner. The dinner will feature smoked duck and pheasant, rabbit and sausage gumbo, venison osso buco and be finished off with homemade blueberry pie. Leen's owner and chef, Charles Driza will discuss the selection, pairing and preparation of game, as you savor the tastes that can be found right here in the forests and streams conserved by the Downeast Lakes Land Trust. Cost to attend is $45. Please RSVP by Sep. 20 by calling the Downeast Lakes Land Trust at (207) 796-2100. Event is on Saturday, Sep. 27.
- : Other - Sep 27 - Grand Lake Stream - Big Musquash Stream Esker Hike - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
Join the Downeast Lakes Land Trust for a Great Maine Outdoor Weekend adventure exploring the Big Musquash Stream Esker near Grand Lake Stream. The easy hike will be 2.8 miles round trip along old logging roads. Traveling through the fall-bright mixed hardwood forest along the esker, participants will learn about the area's expansive and exemplary wetlands and special geological features. For more info call the Downeast Lakes Land Trust at (207) 796-2100 or email email@example.com.
- : Other - Sep 30 - Grand Lake Stream - Deer Biologist Kyle Ravana: The State of the State's Deer Herd - GLS School Building - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
Join the Downeast Lakes Land Trust in welcoming Maine's head deer biologist, Kyle Ravana for a conversation about white-tailed deer. At the northern edge of the white-tail's range, Kyle will discuss the particular issues surrounding deer management in the Downeast Region. Kyle will highlight the importance of mature conifer stands as a source of winter cover, as well as explore concerns around winter feeding. Further, Kyle will explain the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's research regarding harvest trends, current herd health and population density. Along with current management strategies, Kyle with discuss the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's vision for the future of white-tailed deer in the Pine Tree State. Event starts at 5 p.m.