May 7, 2016 – Bird Walk for Families – 7:00 AM – 8:30 AMJoin DRA Education Director Sarah Gladu for a guided bird hike geared toward families with kids of all ages. Look for migrating warblers and waterfowl. Call DRA to pre-register. Fee: $5 per family/members free. Click here for more information.
May 14, 2016 – DRA Bird Hikes in May – 7:00 AM – 9:30 AMEvent Description:Every Saturday in May
Meet your bird hike leader at DRA’s Great Salt Bay Farm and either walk at this site or car-pool to other near-by sites for the best viewing of migratory birds including ducks, warblers, and raptors. All ages and levels welcome. Bird books and binoculars are available to borrow. Pre-registration required. Click here for more information.
May 22, 2016 – THE OPERA HOUSE PRESENTS THE PORTLAND STRING QUARTET – 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Spring arrives and the Portland String Quartet returns to the Opera House for their annual concert. Program to be announced, but it is guaranteed to be another wonderful performance by these 40 year concert veterans.
The Opera House
86 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
May 24, 2016 – Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset -12pm – 8pm
Rockland, Maine – This is an afternoon and evening excursion. A drive down a picturesque, coastal peninsula brings you to the historic Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, which sits on the rocky, wave worn ledges of Muscungus Bay. While there explore the grounds, the buildings, and the beautiful rock formations. ‘Lessons on Location’ will cover framing, composition, demos on seeing, camera handling tips, menu settings, discussion on exposure, and image review. More info at CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, or call 207-594-1224 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 26 — May 30, 2016 – Vietnam’s Moving Wall
Knox Museum, 30 High Street, Thomaston, Maine 04861
Knox Museum hosts Vietnam’s The Moving Wall May 26 – 30, 2016. It will be exhibited on the grounds of Montpelier. Visiting hours will be 24 hours per day, except during special ceremonies. Admission is free, and all are encouraged to attend. 13,000 people are expected.
May 30, 2016 – Memorial Day ParadeThrough downtown Damariscotta.
Parade forms at 11:00 am at Lincoln County Publishing, Rte 215, Newcastle
June 01, 2016 – Photo Tour: Vinalhaven Island – 9am-6pm
This one-day photography adventure includes a ferry ride to the areas largest working harbors. Explore the rich granite and fishing history, and the rocky coastline landscape. Photographic discussions will begin on the ferry and will cover; camera settings, controlling exposure, framing, focus, composition, and point of view. Our programs are designed to educate, accommodate, and inspire all levels of photographers. Lots more info on the web site, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, or call 207-594-1224 Email: email@example.com
June 04 — June 05, 2016 – History Comes Alive – 9:00 a.m.
Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. Owls Head, ME 04843
Dust off your pre-1996 vehicle and join us as we kick off the 2016 car show season! We’ll demonstrate as many pieces from our ground vehicle collection as we can squeeze into one weekend in an attempt to beat our 2015 record of more than 75 ground vehicles demonstrated during this event! The first antique aeroplane show of the 2016 season will dazzle visitors as our 1917 Curtiss Jenny makes its public return to the sky. Model T rides, free family activities and more will be offered.
June 13, 2016 – Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset – 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
This is an afternoon and evening excursion. A drive down a picturesque, coastal peninsula brings you to the historic Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, which sits on the rocky, wave worn ledges of Muscungus Bay. While there explore the grounds, the buildings, and the beautiful rock formations. ‘Lessons on Location’ will cover framing, composition, demos on seeing, camera handling tips, menu settings, discussion on exposure, and image review. More info at CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, or call 207-594-1224 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 19, 2016 – Father’s Day Sail on the Olad -10:00 a.m.
Camden Town Landing
Sunday, June 19, 2016 – Fours 2 hour Trips Available: 10:00AM, 12:30PM, 3:00PM, and 5:15PM Show Dad he is doing a great job! Dad will receive half off of the regular rate for a 2 hour sail aboard the Schooner Olad when accompanied by a family member. For reservations please call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com today. Email: email@example.com
June 20, 2016 – Solstice Sunrise Sail- 4:15 a.m.
Camden Town Landing
Monday, June 20, 2016 – 4:15am to 6:15am Start the summer off right. Watch the sun rise over the islands of Penobscot Bay on the longest day of the year aboard the Schooner Olad; Coffee, tea, pastries, muffins and fresh fruit served. For reservations please call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com today. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 20, 2016 – Full Moon Sail – 7:15 p.m.
Camden Town Landing
Monday, June 20, 2016 – 7:15pm to 9:15pm Watch the sun go down behind the mountains of Camden Hills State Park from the deck of the Schooner Olad while sailing out into the bay; then turn seaward and watch the full moon rise over the islands of Penobscot Bay. B.Y.O.B. For reservations please call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com today. Email: email@example.com
June 26- July 2, 2016 – WINDJAMMER DAYS
Visit. www.windjammerdays.org for a full list of festival events
Downtown Boothbay Harbor
July 4th Fireworks Sail-HERON -7:00 p.m.
Celebrate Independence Day with an exciting sunset sail including snacks and soft drinks (BYOB) aboard Schooner Yacht HERON. Sail among the islands, enjoy the scenery, see marine life in it’s natural habitat, and watch the sun set over the Camden Hills. Then see the Camden fireworks display from the deck of HERON. As we return to Rockport under a starry sky, you will see firework displays from the many island communities all around us. Depart Rockport at 7:00 pm, return 11:00pm $75/person Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
4th Of July Fireworks Display – Damariscotta
Begins at dusk; best view from municipal parking lot in Damariscotta.
July 9, 2016 – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS TOUR OF CASTLE TUCKER- 10:00 – 11:30 am
Castle Tucker, 2 Lee Street, Wiscasset
$10 Historic New England members, $15 nonmembers. Advanced purchase is required.Call 207-p882-7169 or visit www.HistoricNewEngland.org to purchase.
There’s something new to see whether you are a first-time or repeat visitor on this leisurely in-depth tour that includes rooms and stories not included on the general tour. Filled with the original furnishings and decoration of the Tucker family who lived here for over 140 years, Castle Tucker is one of the most complete and original Victorian homes in the United States. See additional bedrooms and unique connecting spaces on three floors of this thirty room mansion.
July 15, 2016 – Maine Windjammer Parade – 12:00 – 4:30
Join Heron for a Parade of Sail with the entire windjammer fleet. Sail past the historic Rockland Breakwater lighthouse and the Owl’s Head light in company with the fleet of Maine working sail schooners. An excellent photo opportunity to capture these amazing sailing vessels under full sail with the dramatic view of the lighthouse as background. An exciting trip not to be missed. Don’t forget to bring your camera. Includes Lobster roll lunch (byob) Depart Rockport 12:00, return 4:30 $75 Email: email@example.com
July 23, 2016 – Celebration of the Birthday of Henry Knox – 10:30 a.m.
Montpelier, Route 131, Thomaston
Celebrating the Birthday of Henry Knox, Revolutionary War General and First Secretary of War. After attending the laying of wreaths ceremony at the Knox grave site in the Thomaston Town Cemetery, join the “birthday” party at Montpelier, Route 131, Thomaston. Hosted by the Thomaston Historical Society and General Henry Knox Museum. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
August 6, 2016 – ERR Classic Yacht Regatta – All Day
WoodenBoat Magazine dock, Brooklin, Maine
The ultimate sailing adventure aboard Schooner HERON. This is considered to be the finest trip of all, a classic wooden yacht regatta in Eggemoggin Reach. Some of the finest wooden sailing vessels in the world gather together in the ultimate challenge for yachtsmen with a passion for wooden boats! Incredible sight to see.