Maine's signature celebration of organic farming and sustainable living, this year to include a forum and discussion honoring the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's A Silent Spring.
Located along scenic Route 27, past fairs have demonstrated such techniques as welding, chainsaw-carved wood sculpting, and beekeeping.
Hop aboard a schooner and take part in this three-day-long celebration of Camden's maritime heritage with a boat parade, tours of the windjammer fleet, fireworks, outdoor music, amd even pirates. This event is sponsored by Down East.
What's better than flying above Aroostook County in a hot air balloon? Ballooning history has been made in the County before: The first ever crossing of the Atlantic left from Aroostook in 1978.
Starts: Sep 9 2012 - 10:00am
Ends: Sep 9 2012 - 4:00pm
Brunswick, ME 04011
Five River Arts Alliance presents its sixteenth annual Family Arts Festival on the Brunswick Mall. For the first time, the Five Rivers will join forces with Cornerstones of Science to energize the Festival as the Family Arts & Science by merging the flow of imagination and knowledge. The festival features artists offering workshops and demonstrations related to the appreciation and concern for nature and the stars.
Starts: Sep 15 2012 - 9:00am
Ends: Sep 15 2012 - 4:00pm
The fifteenth annual Harvest Fest & Chowdah Cook-off is an old-fashioned, fun, fall festival with more than thirty-five arts & crafts vendors, chowdah cook-off, apple pie contest, baked potato booth, drift boat championship, two-fly contest, demonstrations, live entertainment, historical exhibits, hiking, biking, canoeing/kayaking, food, and self-guided bike tours.
Union, ME 04862
This classic agricultural fair is nestled among the rolling hills and beautiful farmlands in Union. Traditional farm competitions include an antique tractor, steer, and oxen pulls; poultry, dairy and goat shows; pig scrambles; a steer and ox twitch; a sheep obstacle course; and other animal demonstrations.
Starts: Aug 3 2012 - 5:00pm
Ends: Aug 3 2012 - 8:00pm
Join along on a free self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues on the First Friday of every month from 5-8 pm.