Maine Events for June 2015

Maine Lilac FestivalsJune is a busy month in Maine. There is so much going on you will need to mark your calendar so you don’t miss anything.

June 5th and 6th is the Maine Fiber Frolic at the Windsor Fairgrounds at Ridge Road and Welcome St. Lots will be happening, including workshops, sheep dog demonstrations, vendors and much more. It’s an inexpensive way to have a great day and support fiber arts in Maine at the same time. Only $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for senior adults, and children under 12 are free.

June 6 is the 6th annual Mechanic Falls Community Days featuring a pancake breakfast, Horse Drawn wagons, games, a couple’s competition, a duck race, live entertainment, a chicken BBQ, and so much more. It all takes place at the intersection of Elm St. and Lewiston Road.

June 6th and 7th – Phillips Summer Celebration WOW – It’s the weekend-long Lilac Festival at Sandy River Gardens –¬† town-wide garage sales (LOVE these) Huge farmers market on Saturday and Huge Flea Market, Maine Woods storytelling, a concert, Historic Society (Phillips and Madrid) history tour, train rides on the historic narrow-gauge railroad on Sunday and lots of chances to win prizes from area businesses.

June 7th – 13th – Kennebunkport Fine Living Festival includes and amazing fine food and art festival in a premier Maine village on the coast – many art shows, amazing cooking demonstrations, live music, food and wine tastings…. so much to love!!

June 13th – Margaretta Days Festival in Machias – Join in the celebration of the first naval battle of the American Revolution on June 12th of 1775. Admission is FREE Lots of fun and some education thrown in too, from the parade to the encampment of period soldiers and Passamaquoddy Indians. Demonstrations includetimber framing, a black smith, weaving, fur trapping, and lots more. there is also an antler toss, children’s area, storytelling, many local crafters, delicious food and of course PRIZES!

Mish the Musroom Man by C. JohnsonJune 14th – Annual Old Port Festival at the Old Port area of Portland. Celebrate the start of summer surrounded by talented Maine people, including multiple music stages, frist Friday art walk, Circus in the Square, Downtown Scavenger Hunt, Working Waterfront Tour, A 90s Gondola Wheel offering rides, and Bridgton Maine’s Children’s author and illustrator Cheryl Johnson. She will not only delight you with her amazing children’s books for all ages (grownups really love them), she will introduce you to Mish the Mushroom Man and Sidley the Snail and his “snail floater.” Cheryl is talented and FUN!! Be sure you stop by to say Hi to Mish and Sidley!

June 17th through July 4th – Whatever Family Festival – Gardiner, Augusta, and Winthrop have many exciting events over the two week period leading up to the 4th of July, including a Talent Show, Kayak and Canoe rides, Fireworks and tons more … a total of 80 different events.. go here to download an event calendar – EVENT CALENDAR

June 19th through June 21 in New Sweden – Swedish Colony Midsommar Celebration – A fantastic celebration you won’t want to miss… The annual Maine Swedish Colony Midsommar Celebration has events all weekend in New Sweden, Stockholm, Woodland, and Caribou… amazing Swedish food… a Maypole… dancing and much much more¬† Check out their Facebook page at FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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