Schoodic National Scenic Byway
- May 16, 2015 Annual Trade Day and Benefit Auction - Multi-Town Event
Come Downeast in May and tour the area while shopping at the peninsula-wide
yard sales. The day ends with a benefit auction at Hammond Hall in Winter Harbor.
- July 11, 2015 Winter Harbor Library GardenTour
- July 17, 2015 Corea Grange Rummage Sale
- July 18, 2015 Seacoast Fair and Dorcas Library Book Sale in Prospect Harbor
- July 25, 2015 Schoodic Arts for All Silent Auction see www.schoodicartsforall.org
- July 26 - August 9, 2015 Schoodic
Arts for All Festival Gouldsboro and Winter Harbor www.schoodicartsforall.org
Two weeks of activities including a Silent Auction, Workshops,
Evening performances, noon time performances, an Art Show and much
much more. Follow link for details.Workshops: Music, Dance, Theater,
Craft, WritingFree noontime performances
- August 1, 2015 Sullivan Daze
All-day festival is put on by the volunteer firefighters of Sullivan
and Sorrento to celebrate community pride and to help raise money
for the Volunteer Fire Department. Sullivan Days (First Saturday in August)
Come celebrate the summer with an entire day of fun and special
events including raffle tickets for a
variety of prizes, a bounce house for the children with games and a
dunk tank. Come on out and support
the town's Fire and Rescue Department and Women's Auxiliary. Eat hamburgers,
hot dogs and mouth
- August 8, 2015 Winter Harbor Lobster Festival (Second
Saturday in August)
"Lobsters, Breakfasts, Craft Fair, Parade
and more" This festival draws
a large crowd of spectators. It is a fun-filled day with many scheduled
events. Start off the day with a blueberry pancake breakfast, then
watch the ever popular lobster boat races, with 13 classes rated by
size and power. Shop at the craft fair with 80 exhibitors, eat a Maine
lobster dinner and stay for the evening parade! Information available
at www.acadia-schoodic.org (Schoodic
Area Chamber of Commerce) There will be a variety of
other foods available, such as coffee, muffins, sandwiches, French fries, cotton candy, kettle corn, nachos, and sno-cones.
Come for a day of family fun. No admission charge.
- September 25-29, 2015 Acadia Night Sky Festival
See stars in a whole new light. SERC events on September 28. See www.acadianightskyfestival.org for details.
- Frenchman Bay Conservancy - Monday Night Concerts - Tidal Falls in Hancock
The Frenchman Bay Conservancy will be hosting Monday night concerts starting June 21 and continuing until August 16. This years performers include Flash in the Pans, The Machias Ukulele Club, Audrey Ryan, Chris Ross, Shades of Blue and the Fletcher's Landing Philharmonic Orchestra.
- Gouldsboro Historical Society Lectures and Events
- Last Friday Coffee House at Hammond Hall
Every month all year ’round, we offer a live performance to bring the community together for fun and entertainment at Hammond Hall. Great desserts, coffee and soft drinks! Those who due to distance or scheduling cannot arrive for good seats, may call 963-7670 to have seats saved.
- Pierre Monteux School for Conductors and Orchestra
Public orchestra concerts are presented each Sunday afternoon at 5:00 pm (beginning June 27) and are led by enrolled conductors. In addition, chamber music concerts, featuring ensembles organized and performed by program participants, are presented each Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm starting in the second week.
- Friends of Taunton Bay and Maine Coast Heritage Trust: Weekly presentations on environment and culture hosted by the Taunton Bay Education Center, located at Gordon's Wharf on Taunton Bay in Sullivan.
2014 FRIDAY NIGHT
PROGRAM SERIES 7:00 p.m.
Taunton Bay Education Center Gordon’s Wharf, Sullivan
JULY 11: Members Meeting (public welcome) a summary of our plan of action for Taunton Bay this summer, including new aerial photos of eelgrass beds and other Taunton Bay areas and monitoring activities by our intern.
JULY 18: Aquaculture Research in Franklin - Soren Hansen PhD, of Sea and Reef Fish, a Maine company housed at the Cooperative Center or Aquaculture Research in Franklin, ME, will share their work with the development, feeding and ship-ping of sustainably raised reef fish.
JULY 25: Small Mammals & Their Impact on Burying Island, Chloe Chen-Kraus wil discuss her Senior Research Project for the College of the Atlantic.
AUGUST 1: Cultivating Seaweed
Sustainably - Shep Erhart founder of Marine Sea Coast Vegetables in Franklin, ME on Rocks & Ropes.
AUGUST 15: Members Meeting will include a report of summer findings by our intern, summer programs and the aerial over flight by Steve Perrin.
AUGUST 22: Census of Insects
with Reeser Manley and Marjorie Peronto on their new research.
Here are some useful links to learn more about summer activities along
the Schoodic Byway: