Events

July

07/10/21 to 07/11/21

City at Your Feet Scavenger Hunt

  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • More Information: Website
See Portland like you’ve never seen it before with Portland Trails’ City at Your Feet Scavenger Hunt, a cross-town, people-powered, car-free adventure! On July 10th and 11th, crack clues with your team to discover dozens of unique sights throughout the Portland Trails network. Participants have two days to get to as many destinations as possible. Participants of all ages and mobilities are encouraged to join in the fun!
07/15/21

Camden Garden Club 73rd Annual Garden Tour

  • Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • More Information: Website

The Camden Garden Club’s major fundraiser is back after a year hiatus with its “Gardens-Only” tour on July 15. The annual tour includes wonderful gardens and a special guided visit at the Conway Homestead. The Club continues its 73-year tradition providing locals and visitors with a fun day spent in lovely gardens. A painting by Maine artist Cali Veilleux will be raffled off, with all proceeds going to the Club’s Scholarship Fund. Purchase tickets online or at the Camden Chamber of Commerce Office on tour day.

07/17/21

  • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • More Information: Website

Join the Friends of Fort Williams for the 10th annual Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour, featuring beautiful gardens with ocean views, backyard wildlife habitat, native plants, woodlands, raised beds, stone work, historic homes, and more! The event is self guided, with maps and a program available at registration on the morning of the tour. Tickets are $30, with proceeds benefitting the Friends of Fort Williams Park, a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose Ecology Project controls damaging invasive plants and nurtures sustainable plant communities. Established sites support wildlife and provide natural spaces for visitors’ enjoyment. For more information, contact Jennifer at Friends of Fort Williams Park (207-767-3707).

07/29/21 to 08/8/21

The Maine Outdoor Film Festival Flagship Portland Festival

An international festival of outdoor adventure and conservation films, MOFF is held each summer in Portland, Maine. Several worldwide, U.S. and New England premieres are included in this year’s 16 hour pool of films.

Each of MOFF’s two-hour blocks of short films will screen outdoors at the Eastern Promenade in Portland (on the nice grass at the end of Montreal Street).

Doors open at 6:30 and each film program will run from 8pm to 10pm.

Bring your own camp chair and/or blanket. Outside picnic lunches/refreshments are allowed. There are generally many food trucks parked along the Eastern Promenade.

To purchase tickets, visit: https://maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/tickets/

August

08/1/21 to 08/31/21

Cross for LifeFlight

  • Time: All Day
  • More Information: Website

LifeFlight’s annual fundraiser is a remote event where participants “cross” their favorite part of Maine by swimming, paddling, hiking, biking, running, sailing, rowing and more. This unique event aims to connect the corners of Maine with hundreds of individual “crossings” much like LifeFlight connects patients from all over the state to the critical care they need. This unique statewide event has raised more than $1.8 million to help LifeFlight carry out its lifesaving mission. The breathtaking waters, mountains and trails of Maine are legendary… find your favorite place, or a new one, and make your crossing epic!

08/14/21 to 08/15/21

SailMaine 2021 Festival and Regatta

  • Time: All Day
  • More Information: Website

Head to SailMaine at 77 Thames Street in Portland for two days of fun on the water to support their scholarships and outreach programs to the Southern Maine community. Build a team, sail fast, have a great time, and raise money to help SailMaine reach its goal. For more information, or to register your team, contact 207-772-SAIL or [email protected]

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