Ongoing Events

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.”


09/29/18 to 09/30/18

The Dempsey Challenge

The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen is a two-day, non-competitive run, walk, cycle fundraiser which champions the spirit of celebration and culture of paying it forward, all hosted in actor Patrick Dempsey’s hometown of Lewiston, Maine. Every dollar raised by Challenge participants benefits the Dempsey Centers — leaders in Quality of Life care for individuals and families impacted by cancer.



Ghoulwill Ball

  • Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Contact: 207-774-6323
  • More Information: Website

Goodwill of Northern New England 2018 event is TBA.


Pumpkin Festival

A Maine tradition since 2003, the Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival transforms the streets of Freeport and L.L. Bean Campus into a sea of orange. Join Camp Sunshine as they light nearly 10,000 jack-o-lanterns around Freeport.

As always Camp Sunshine has quite the schedule of activities and family fun planned – including live music, children’s activities, a costume parade, and family pumpkin carving (no purchase necessary).


Pillars of Pride

Kick off the summer with a 3-hour scenic, sunset cruise while helping to raise funds for the BEF! This fundraiser will feature a cruise of Casco Bay with food included and entertainment provided by The Music Man DJ Service. A cash bar will also be available. Limited tickets are available for $40 per person (must be 21+ with valid ID).

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