Join us in celebrating Maine’s favorite crustacean, the lobster, at Down East’s Lobster Roll World Championship held Saturday, July 7, in Brick South at Thompson’s Point in Portland.
The Sunaana Express, a private AMTRAK rail car, featuring live music from Joel Thetford, and beer from Allagash Brewing Company. One winner will receive two VIP tickets to the event, two Sunaana Express Downeaster tickets, and overnight accommodations at The Press Hotel in Portland.
From parades to pageants, Christmas carols to A Christmas Carol, there’s hardly a day this month when some Maine town isn’t decking the halls.
They may not rise as high as their cousins, the Presidentials, in New Hampshire, but the Mahoosucs of Western Maine are a mountain range every bit as dramatic — and the trails that navigate them are as varied and challenging, whether you’re a hiker, a trail runner, or a mountain biker.
We’re happy to be participating in a special screening and panel discussion Saturday, September 16 at the Camden International Film Festival. Our editor in chief, Kathleen Fleury, will discuss paid family leave, how it has impacted her life, and how well our new policy is working for families here at Down East.
Is there any better place to celebrate the autumn than in Maine’s western mountains? Against a blazing backdrop of forested hills, the walkable and welcoming village of Bethel — and the towns and four-season ski resorts surrounding it — host some of the season’s best and most varied festivals.
Love the Common Ground Country Fair’s annual poster designs? Thank the rural jurors who select them.
Let us lead you to some of Maine’s most canine-friendly inns, destinations, and activities.
At this year’s Down East Lobster Roll Festival 250 VIP ticket holders will determine which chefs advance to the final round in the World’s Best Lobster Roll Competition. Once they’ve narrowed it down, this panel of pros will pick a winner.
Since 1999, the Acadia Birding Festival has grown from a get-together for locals to a grand to-do that draws diehard birders from across the country.
We had dozens of chefs, restaurants, food trucks, and vendors from all over Maine and the country enter the World’s Best Lobster Roll competition. Here are the semi-finalists who will compete at this summer’s Down East Lobster Roll Festival.
We’re proud to be sponsoring this important event. Attend Martha’s Cottage’s Hope is the Key: Benefit Event, its first annual fundraiser, supporting safe housing and support services to older victims of abuse from across Maine. May 9, Cellardoor Winery, Thompson’s Point, Portland. Click for additional details and tickets.