Events

Ongoing Events

06/24/19 to 08/2/19

Bowdoin International Music Festival

The Bowdoin International Music Festival is one of the world’s premiere music institutes. Founded in 1964, the Festival engages exceptional students and enthusiastic audiences through world-class education and performances. After a highly competitive admissions process, 250 students are invited to attend the Festival and study with distinguished faculty and guest artists. Audiences are invited to memorable performances by these artists and over 175 other free events such as student performances, composer lectures, masterclasses, community concerts, and family events. The Festival is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

July

07/20/19

Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour

Ocean views, ornamental trees and shrubs, native plants, woodlands, raised beds, stone work, historical homes, and more – this self-guided tour of 8 private gardens promises to be one of the best! Register at the Children’s Garden in Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth.

Proceeds benefit the Friends of Fort Williams Park, a non-profit organization whose Ecology Project controls damaging invasive plants and establishes sustainable plant communities at the Park. Finished sites support wildlife and provide natural spaces for visitors’ enjoyment.

August

08/6/19

Lobsters on the Sound

Lobsters on the Sound will take place on Tuesday August 6, 2019 and features a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres from many local restaurants, a lobster bake, live and silent auctions and music and dancing under the stars at the Hinckley Company in Southwest Harbor. Proceeds from Lobsters on the Sound support the many programs and services Harbor House provides to the communities of Mount Desert Island.

08/10/19

Friends of Acadia Annual Benefit

The Friends of Acadia Annual Benefit has become a wonderful tradition celebrating conservation, friendship, and philanthropy, all to benefit Acadia National Park. Since its inception in 1990, the Benefit has raised over $13.5 million for Acadia; providing critical funds to support new and ongoing programs in Acadia that engage youth, protect natural and cultural resources, and contribute to a quality visitor experience in the park.

08/30/19 to 09/8/19

Boothbay Harbor Fest

Harbor Fest is a waterfront celebration of creative Mainers.  The non-traditional festival format takes attendees on an adventure around the Boothbay peninsula to experience a 3- day food tasting and live music at 15 local venues, a 5k & Half Marathon, a vintage & artisan market, food trucks and a one of a kind fashion show featuring original designs made from the marine industry.
08/30/19 to 09/2/19

A Taste of Local Flavor

Passport holders will visit local restaurants, pubs and markets (according to the schedule on their passport) to enjoy their signature taste and live music. Every visit promises a completely unique local experience.

September

09/7/19

Fishin’ For Fashion Show

Original designs inspired by the sea…
Creativity abounds at this one of a kind fashion show that dazzles its audience each year at Harbor Fest. Talented designers debut original designs made only with materials from the marine industry, using everything from tarps and fishing line, to shrink wrap and lobster traps. Local merchants also hit the runway with their unique wares and local students help produce the show.
Proceeds benefit the BRHS Project Graduation.

09/15/19

Trail to Ale

Pair that run or walk with pizza, beer, yoga, massages, healthy snacks, and a DJ dance party to meet you at the finish line–and you’ve got Portland’s favorite fall 10K! Join over 1,500 runners and walkers for the 20th Annual Trail to Ale 10K Race + Walk and support the trails you love.

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