Upcoming Washington County Events
- : 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.
- : Nature - May 21 - Grand Lake Stream - Annual Community and Forest Clean-Up - Grand Lake Stream School Building - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
Join the Downeast Lakes Land Trust and the Grand Lake Stream ATV Club for the second Annual Community and Forest Clean-Up. After a long Downeast winter, trash can build up along roadsides in the Farm Cove Community Forest and around Grand Lake Stream. Environmental stewardship and the generosity of local residents are very important to small communities in the Downeast Lakes region. Show your support and come out to help clean up the community, as we usher in the warm spring weather! For more info or to pre-register for this community event, please contact the Downeast Lakes Land Trust at (207) 796-2100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Meet at the Grand Lake Stream School Building on Saturday, May 21 at 8:30 a.m. to receive trash bags and get area assignments. After the clean up, pickers will be treated to a hearty lunch of soup, served in handmade, souvenir bowls.
- : Water Sports - Jul 02 - Jonesport - Lobster Boat Races - Jonesport - Upcoming Washington County Maine Events
Annual Lobster Boat Races, the Kentucky Derby of the trapping set according to the New York Times. Nine races plus the MS Regatta Harborfest in Portland. Race dates and places in 2015 are: Boothbay Harbor (June 18); Rockland (June 19); Bass Harbor (June 26); Mosabec Reach near Jonesport (July 2); Stonington (July 10); Friendship (July 24), Winter Harbor (August 13); Pemaquid Harbor/Merritt Brackett (August 14); Long Island (August 20); and the MS Regatta Harborfest in Portland (August 21). Sign-up starts at 8 a.m., races begin at 10 a.m., weather and sea conditions permitting. For more info, see the Title link above.