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Things to Do in Maine

Visit our calendar and find the best things to do, places to see and events in Maine. You’ll find food events, kid-friendly activities, sightseeing tours, and everything you need to experience Maine.

agritourism in Maine

Barn Swallows

Some of Maine’s liveliest spots for dinner and drinks these days are down on the farm — and for some Maine farmers, the gastronomic “barn social” is a key part of a new agrarian model.

Portland-Fire

The Destroyer

In 1866, the Great Fire of Portland was the most devastating blaze ever to strike an American city. Revisiting the harrowing night that left half of Portland in ashes.

canoe on a lake

Dawnland

Author Porter Fox spent two years traversing the U.S.–Canada boundary, looking to better understand the wild borderland that rarely makes the news.

Former mill in Topsham by Angus King

Senategrams

Down East director of photography Benjamin Williamson on Senator Angus King’s sharp shooting.