Lobster Boat Races


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
June 17, 2012 – 10:00am – 4:00pm

Over 100 lobster boats compete in various categories.
Location Address: Inside Rockland Breakwater Rockland, ME

Summer Solstice Celebration


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
June 23, 2012 – 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Come celebrate the 12th Annual Summer Solstice Street Fair on Rockland’s Main Street, Saturday June 23th, 2012 5 – 9 p.m. The Summer Solstice Celebration is hosted by Rockland Main Street, Inc. Main Street between Park & Summer Streets is closed for this fun family event.

Downtown restaurants and food specialty shops along with retail shops will participate with food, Solstice Sidewalk Sales, and entertainment and activities. Maine’s “Official Treat” is featured in The Whoopie Pie Eating Contest. Street entertainment features local performers throughout the evening on the street.
If it is music you come to Summer Solstice for, Paul Benjamin, North Atlantic Blues Festival, has brought back the Summer Solstice eve favorite bands along Main Street with a wide variety of music.

For more information, “like” Rockland Main Street on facebook and check out www.rocklandmainstreet.com. This event is proudly produced by Rockland Main Street
Location Address:
Rockland Main Street Rockland , ME

North Atlantic Blues Festival


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
July 14, 2012 – 9:00am – July 15, 2012 – 10:00pm

This annual festival features more than 15 blues artists from the U.S. and abroad. Saturday night “Club Crawl” starts at 9:00 p.m. Advance tickets ($25/day, $50/weekend): 207-593-1189; www.northatlanticbluesfestival.com
Location Address: Harbor Park Rockland, ME

Maine Windjammer Parade


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
July 13, 2012 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

The entire windjammer fleet participates in an afternoon Parade of Sail past the mile-long Rockland Breakwater, providing spectators with stunning, close-up views of Maine’s fleet of tall ships.
Location Address: Rockland Harbor Rockland, ME

65th Annual Lobster Festival


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
August 1, 2012 (All day) – August 5, 2012 (All day)

World-famous festival, one of New England’s great summer events. This year’s festival and parade theme is “65 and still going strong”. Saturday night concert by 38 Special. Tons of steamed Maine lobsters served; pageantry, waterfront activities, maritime displays and demonstrations, Maine arts and crafts, visits to Navy and Coast Guard ships, harbor cruises, entertainment, parade, lobster-crate race and more.
Location Address: Harbor Park Rockland, ME

10th Annual Maine Boats, Home and Harbor Show


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
August 10, 2012 – 10:00am – August 12, 2012 – 4:00pm

Where ‘Tradition Shapes Innovation’. Maine’s only in-water boat and home show features artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, and marine gear vendors, plus music, food, and the 10th Annual World Championship Boatyard Dog® Trials (Sunday). $12 adults, under 12 free. No pets allowed.
Location Address: Harbor and Buoy Parks Rockland, ME

Union Fair


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
August 18, 2012 (All day) – August 25, 2012 (All day)

This classic rural fair includes harness racing, an old-fashioned pig scramble, wild blueberry pie baking and eating contests, animal and tractor pulls, sheep shearing, 4-H exhibits, carnival rides, and fireworks.
Location Address:
Union Fairgrounds
Route 17
Union, ME

Fall Harbor Arts Show


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
September 29, 2012 – 9:00am – September 30, 2012 – 5:00am

About 100 artists and artisans display, discuss, and sell their work in a festive open marketplace nestled beside Penobscot Bay– the same land and seascapes that inspired Carol Sebold and three generations of Wyeths.
Location Address: Harbor Park Camden, ME

Great Fall Auction and Flea Market


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
October 27, 2012 – 9:30am – October 28, 2012 – 5:00pm

Fundraising auction featuring travel packages, antiques and collectibles, plus gift certificates galore. A great day of bargains. Flea market Saturday, auction Sunday. Free admission all weekend.
Location Address:
Owls Head Transportation Museum
117 Museum St.
Owls Head, ME

Festival of Lights Celebration


Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Event date/time:
November 23, 2012 (All day) – November 25, 2012 (All day)

Santa arrives by Coast Guard boat, Gingerbread houses, lobster trap tree lighting, horse-drawn carriage rides, Festival of Lights Parade, and shops and restaurants open late.
Location Address: Rockland, ME