Are You Ready For Spring 2015?

spring crocusSpring has finally arrived in Maine. Lots of snow has already melted, streams and rivers are overflowing, snow piles are getting smaller, crocus are peeking out, and the air smells fresh and clean.

A lot is going on in Maine this spring, and we hope you will want to attend some of the following events.

Fishermen’s Festival – Boothbay Harbor
Apr 24 thru Apr 26 – The yearly three-day festival starts Friday evening when you can enjoy the Miss Shrimp Contest. On Saturday activities start early and include trap hauling, a codfish relay, old-fashioned fish fry, lobster crate races, and lots more. The Blessing of the Fleet Memorial Service and the boat parade will be on Sunday in Boothbay Harbor.

Kennebunk May Day Festival
May 2nd – Enjoy the Kennebunk Annual May Day Festival for a day of family fun. Participate in most events for free. Enjoy a pancake breakfast and then visit the climbing wall, the photo booth, the parade, craft fair, and live music up and down the street.

Bath Mayfest
May 2nd – Start the day with a pancake breakfast, and then enjoy the many events including maypole dancing, a scavenger hunt, face painting, live music, an afternoon barbeque, and lots more. The Bath Citywide Yardsale is also part of the event and it is the largest yard sale in the state of Maine and one you won’t want to miss!

The Benton Alewife Festival
May 15 thru May 16 – This is a great celebration with a number of family friendly activities that are all free. Starting the day before the event is the Eating with the Alewifes at 5 p.m. at Benton Grange, 29 River Road. For tickets to the dinner phone (207) 453-7191. Events on Saturday include: Free Batting Cages/Mini Golf at the Benton Family Fun Park, Free Shuttle to and from the Benton Dam to witness the fish ladder and Alewife harvest up close, Face Painting, Rainbow Loom Bracelet making, Alewife Fairy House Building, and lots of other activities.

Spring Festival – Wolfe’s Neck Farm
May 30th from 10 am to 2 pm – This is a wonderful fun learning experience for the whole family in a lovley oceanfront setting.Explore the trails and gardens and then enjoy meeting the animals, try fiber arts, learn about seeds and planting and for the little ones there will be lots of craft activities and face-painting.




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