Ongoing Events

05/1/18 to 07/31/18

“Garth Williams, Illustrator of The Century”

Illustration Institute, Curtis Memorial Library, and the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature present “Garth Williams, Illustrator of The Century” an exhibition of his original art from some of the most beloved children’s books ever created including: Stuart Little, Bedtime for Francis, A Cricket In Times Square and Charlotte’s Web. The exhibition includes over 180 works and will be complimented by lectures and workshops provided by ii.


06/16/18 to 10/28/18

N.C. Wyeth: Poems of American Patriotism

n 1922, famed American illustrator Newell Convers (N.C.) Wyeth was commissioned to illustrate a new edition of Brander Matthews’ Poems of American Patriotism, a compilation of poems by various American authors first published in 1882. Matthews’ book was what he described as a “history of America as told by her poets,” containing “a collection of old Favorites.”



Camden Garden Tour

The Camden Garden Club held its first House and Garden Tour in 1948 with ten sites visited by about 500 people.  The funds raised by these tours ensures that the Camden Garden Club will be able to continue in the spirit of the original founders all those years ago.

07/19/18 to 07/21/18

Plein Air Festival

The 2018 Castine Plein Air Festival will be held on July 19 – 21. Artists will paint throughout the town for the next three days. The festival will conclude on Saturday afternoon, July 21, with an awards ceremony, reception and art sale at the Maine Maritime Academy ABS Center on Pleasant St. The public is invited to the reception and art sale from 4 to 6 pm.

07/28/18 to 07/29/18

Brews and Views

Brews & Views is a beer pairing dinner at Stratton Brook Hut, where we invite a talented guest chef to team up with Baxter Brewing to create a culinary experience like no other. At 1900′ with panoramic views of the Bigelow Mountain Range, the destination is just as memorable as the cuisine. This special event sells out fast, so be sure to book today.


08/17/18 to 08/18/18

Life Happens Outside Festival

Join Teens To Trails at L.L.Bean’s Discovery Park for the 2nd Annual Life Happens Outside Festival, an interactive, outdoor and family-friendly event to celebrate outdoor activities and lifestyles. This community event will benefit the work of T3, a local nonprofit dedicated to educating, engaging and inspiring Maine teens to build meaningful outdoor skills and provide access to incredible outdoor experiences such as camping at Acadia National Park or cross-country skiing to Maine Huts & Trails.


09/18/18 to 09/22/18

Boothbay Harbor Food and Wine Festival

September 2018 marks the debut of what will become and annual event that brings chefs, brewers, artists and people who make the area such an amazing place to live together to enjoy good times, great food, and friendship.

From intimate dinners to dance parties, from cocktail parties to music festivals, the Boothbay Harbor Food and Wine Festival is an experience that’s all about creating lasting memories.


The Boothbay Harbor Food + Wine Festival is a week-long celebration of community in the Boothbay Harbor region.

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