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Starts: Jul 26 2013 - 9:30am
Ends: Jul 26 2013 - 4:30pm
Southport, ME 04576
Boothbay Region Garden Club presents a Home and Garden Tour featuring properties on or near the waters surrounding the Boothbay Peninsula. This self-guided tour, benefitting the many community projects in the Boothbay Region, will delight visitors with unique and varied homes and gardens. Tour hours are 9:30-4:30, July 26, 2013. Tickets are available at the Boothbay Region Chamber of Commerce, beginning June 20.
Maine Quilts July 26-28,2013. Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Maine. Champagne Reception Thursday, July 25, 7-9 PM. Friday & Saturday9-5, Sunday 10-4. 600+ Quilts-antique to contemporary. Special Exhibits: The Pilgrim Roy Challenge 2012, 2014 ( This exhibition organized by National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky. ) Hoffman Challenge 2012, Signature Quilts, Quiltings, Frolicks and Bees. Workshops, Merchants Mall, Demonstrations, Lectures, Quilt Appraisals. Friday Auction. Daily Admission $8; multi-day $15, groups $7 with advance registration. www.mainequilts.org, email@example.com
Starts: Jul 26 2013 - 10:00am
Ends: Jul 26 2013 - 11:30am
After the Hilton House Hotel burned to the ground in 1903, Frances Sortwell, whose family owned the house across the street, put the hotel's foundation to good use. She and her friends, including Rose Isabel Greeley, one of the first female landscape architects in the country, transformed the site into a sunken garden. Join Historic New England's Cathy Messmer to explore the creation of this and other special garden spaces.
Starts: Jul 26 2013 - 5:00pm
Ends: Jul 26 2013 - 7:00pm
The Five O’Clock Club Series: Great Bay Sailor
The second in our series of live concerts and cook-outs on the wharf. Hear the music of Great Bay Sailor, a Portsmouth, NH-based Maritime folk band that performs traditional and contemporary tunes inspired by ships, sailors, oceans and tall tales. $5 per person for concert, food available for purchase. At the John Hancock Wharf, 140 Lindsay Road, York, 5 p.m. FMI email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Starts: Jul 27 2013 - 7:30am
Ends: Jul 27 2013 - 8:00pm
Castine, ME 04421
The Castine Arts Association is proud to sponsor its first plein air festival on Saturday, July 27th, 2013 in the Town of Castine, Maine. Thirty five artists will be accepted to participate in this one day art event. The day will begin at the Castine Town Common on Court Street at 7:30 AM where the event’s artists will register and then proceed to various locations within the Town of Castine to create one or more original paintings on site. At 6 PM, the arts association will host a public reception, artist award ceremony and art sale at the Maine Maritime Academy's Harborview Room.
Starts: Jul 27 2013 - 9:00am
Ends: Jul 27 2013 - 3:00pm
Richmond, ME 04357
Swan Island takes part in Richmond Days Celebration. We will offer $5 island truck tours at 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm on Saturday. Each tour will leave the Swan Island landing in the island ferry and travel across the river for a 2 hour tour and then return directly to the dock. Once back at the dock you can join in many other Richmond Days festivities. Space is limited so make sure you put your name on the list at the Friends of Swan island booth located in the Island parking lot on July 27th. For more information on Richmond Days visit www.richmondmaine.com.
Starts: Jul 27 2013 - 1:00pm
Ends: Jul 27 2013 - 4:30pm
New Harbor, ME 04554
Living history presenter and local author James Nelson re-creates the infamous Dixie Bull who attacked and sacked Pemaquid in 1632. 1:00 and 3:00 PM. Rain date is Sunday, July 28.
Starts: Jul 27 2013 - 6:30pm
Ends: Jul 27 2013 - 8:30pm
The universe is traveling to the wildlife park! An inflatable star theater will be set up inside our Fox gazebo where a star projector, slides, video & special effects will introduce kids to astronomy & space science. About 25 people at a time will be able to participate; 4 consecutive shows will run. Before or after the show, walk around the park learning more about astronomy. www.northern-stars.com
Sponsored by: Cole Farms Restaurant
Starts: Jul 27 2013 - 7:30pm
Ends: Jul 27 2013 - 9:00pm
Ricky Nelson Remembered
at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center
Starts: Jul 29 2013 - 7:30pm
Ends: Jul 29 2013 - 8:30pm
New Harbor, ME 04554
Evening lecture by historical archaeologist Dr. Emerson "Tad" Baker, Salem State University (MA). Lecture will take place at the Contented Sole Restaurant adjacent to the museum. 7:30 PM