Visit Lubec Maine
photo: Deborah Duley

Events & Exhibits for Lubec, Maine and Surrounding Areas

Cutler, Lubec, Trescott, and Whiting, Maine and Campobello Island, N.B.

Special Events

SummerKeys Concert

Aug 24 - Time: 7:30 PM

Sue Richards, harp and Andrea Hoag, fiddle

Paint Water Street

Aug 25 - Time: Check-in 7-11am, Reception-Silent Auction 5-6pm

Paint Water Street (Lubec) between 7 and 11am for a fundraiser for the nonprofit Lubec Landmarks at a reception and silent auction from 5 to 6pm.

Whale Recovery and Re-articulation Project Update

August 25 - Time: 5 PM

Learn about the status of the recovered whale bones and what is planned.

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Aug 25 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight UMM Ukulele Band

Fun Run/Walk, Barbecue and Health Fair

August 26 - Time: 10 AM - 1 PM

Celebrate National Community Health Center Week with food and activities.

Maine State Star Party 2016

Aug 26 - 27 - Time: Arrival at 1 PM

Come enjoy two days of observing the stars, playing Astronomy Jeopardy, listening to a talk on the new Emera Astronomy Center, and enjoying the company of fellow astronomers in Downeast Maine.

Square Dance Workshop

Aug 27 - Time: 7 PM

Put on your dancing shoes and join instructor and caller Alba Briggs for some great fun!

Field trip to Lubec Sandbar

August 28 - Time: 9:30 AM

Fundy Audubon and Maine Audubon's Downeast Chapter will look for shorebirds at the Lubec Sandbar.

Gospel Concert

August 28 - Time: 11 AM

Evangelist Dan Schall in concert.

SummerKeys Concert

Aug 31 - Time: 7:30 PM

Peter Lewy, cello and Richard McIntyre, piano

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Sep 1 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight Bruce Potterton

Artist reception Sheryl Denbo

September 3 - Time: 5—7 PM

A retrospective of this daring and unique artist.

Book Folding Workshop

Sep 6 - Time: 10:30 AM

Free workshop; all welcome; please bring your own pencil and ruler.<br/>

BikeMaine Bold Coast Journey

September 10-17 - Time: .

On its journey through the Bold Coast, Bike Maine will be in Lubec Thursday, September 15th.

Applefest, Lubec

September 10 - Time: 11am - 3pm

Celebrate the autumn harvest at Klondike Mountain Preserve with Downeast Coastal Conservancy. Press your own apple cider or soak up the panoramic views from the summit of Klondike Mountain! Apple themed activities for everyone.

Works of Chopin by George Barrows

Sep 10 - Time: 2:30 PM

George Barrows will present Frederic Chopin: His Music and Times.

International Coastal Cleanup

September 17 - 24 - Time: .

Join APPLE to clean and document the man-made trash on Lubec's beaches.

Bold Coast Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training Begins

Sep 17 - Time: 8 AM

Students may select the 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training Program, or the 90-Hour Deepening Your Practice program.

Artist reception Fiber Arts Exhibit

September 17 - Time: 5—7 PM

A varied collection of all things from quilts to scarves to tapestries in a culmination of extraordinary talent.

Christmas Sale

Dec 3 - Time: 8 AM - NOON

Baked goods, white elephant table, Christmas table, and decorated wreaths.

Ongoing Events - Seasonal

Lubec Dance! Mondays

Classes at ARTWORKSOFMAINE return for children and adults including ballet and modern dance/improvisation.

Madrigals, Motets, and More! Mondays

All singers and observers welcome. Starts June 27. 7 - 8:30 PM

Fundy Chapter of Maine Audubon-Sponsored Program, Tuesdays, March to November

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month the Fundy Chapter of the Maine Audubon sponsors an interesting program at CCLC. 7 PM

SummerKeys Concerts, Wednesdays, June - August

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty. 7:30 PM

Masons' Music and Barbecue, Thursdays, June - Sept 1

Come enjoy the food and music at the Masons' Music and Barbecue buffet every Thursday from June through Sept 1. 5:30 PM


Relax, Enjoy, Paint! FUN! Come, even if you have never painted! Bring friends, wine & snacks! 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Writers Group, Every Other Thursday

A working group for poets and prose writers starting on October 30th. 1 - 3:30 PM

LUBEC FLEA MARKET, 2nd & 4th Friday & Saturday

Always never know what you will find! 10 AM - 2 PM

West Lubec Methodist Public Baked Bean Suppers, Saturdays, May - Oct

3rd Saturday of Month May through October, except 2nd Saturday in August.

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse Tours, Saturdays

Saturdays between 1:30pm – 3:30pm in July, August and September. Free to the public. Come one, come all!

Masons' Community Breakfast, Sundays, April - October

See your friends and enjoy a wonderful Community Breakfast at the Masonic Lodge every 4th Sunday. 7:30 - 10 AM

Lubec Plein Air Painting Workshops in Lubec

Join plein air landscape painter Michael Chesley Johnson for small-size outdoor painting workshops and painting retreats in Lubec, Maine

Roosevelt Campobello International Park, May to October

Take a tour of Roosevelt's Cottage, the beautiful flower gardens and natural areas. Hear the history of Franklin D. Roosevelt's summer home on Campobello Island, in New Brunswick, Canada's Bay of Fundy.

Tea with Eleanor Memorial Day Sat to Columbus Day

Two seatings daily; 11 AM ADT (10 AM EDT) and 3 PM ADT (2 PM EDT) - first come, first served. Obtain tickets at the Roosevelt International Park Visitor Centre.

Cobscook Bay Music

Bringing musicians from Arkansas, Texas, North Carolina, Nova Scotia and elsewhere, Cobscook Bay Music also features local musicians and works with restaurants and inns to promote the area as a musical as well as artistic, historic, and natural attraction.

Ongoing Events - Year 'round

The Fitness Port Class Schedule

From Aerobics to Gentle Exercise!

Storytime for Tots and Toddlers, Mondays

A half-hour read-aloud for young children at the Lubec Memorial Library at 11 AM

Crow Town Gallery List of Events

Dances, Art Shows, Music - Come join the fun!

Monday Night Music Circle, Mondays

Every 2nd, 4th and 5th Monday of each month local musicians gather to jam! Come to play or come to listen. 7 PM

Cribbage Night at the Brewery, Tuesdays

Come enjoy a game of cribbage with your friends at Lubec Brewing Company, 5:30 PM

Community Cafe, Tuesdays

Tasty luncheons that provide a social get-together for seniors and guests. 10 AM - Noon

Common Threads Weekly Handwork Group, Wednesdays

The group consists of people who enjoy knitting, crocheting, hooking, embroidery and other forms of handwork. 11 AM - 2 PM.

WORD UP - at the Brewery, Wednesdays

Join us to share your words and enjoy the creative expression of others. 5:30 PM

West Quoddy Al-Anon, Wednesdays

The West Quoddy Al-Anon group meets Wednesdays at 7:00pm at the West Lubec Methodist Church to provide support to family members and friends of those suffering with alcohol or drug addiction<br/> problems.

Guitar and Drum Lessons with Kelly Bryand

Kelly Bryand specializes in rock, blues, and jazz, but is proficient in various styles, and has an individualized teaching style based on students particular tastes and aspirations as a musician. 3 - 5 PM

Senior Social Bingo, 3rd Thursday

Every third Thursday at the Quoddy View Sunrise Apartments Community Hall. 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Piano Lessons with John Newell, Thursdays

Piano and Music Lessons with John Newell are currently being offered on Thursdays at Cobscook Community Learning Center. 3:15 - 5:30 PM

Slow Flow Yoga at CCLC, Thursdays

Slow Flow Yoga is a blend of Hatha, Vinyasa and Restorative Yoga, designed to gently stretch, strengthen, and relax the body. These classes will focus on gentle alignment, and bringing the shoulders, back, and hips back into balance. 5:30 PM

Women's Circle at CCLC, 3rd Saturday

Monthly informal gathering of women, hosted by Red Tent Downeast. 2:30 - 5 PM

Sacred Harp or Shape-Note Singing, 1st Saturday

Sacred Harp, or shape-note singing, is a form of a cappella hymn singing that became popular in America during the early nineteenth century. 2 - 4:30 PM

Classes and Workshops - Cobscook Community Learning Center

The Cobscook Community Learning Center (CCLC) offers a variety of classes, workshops, and community events on an ongoing basis.

Ongoing Exhibits

Jul 2-Sep 3 Plein Air Paintings and Kaleidoscopes

45 Washington Street
Lubec, Maine 04652

A selection of plein air paintings by landscape painter Michael Chesley Johnson and kaleidoscopic imagery and fabric creations by Trina Stephenson.


September 1—September 14 Sheryl Denbo

Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery, 50 Water Street

A retrospective of this daring and unique artist.


September 15—October 10 Fiber Arts

Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery, 50 Water Street

A varied collection of all things from quilts to scarves to tapestries in a culmination of extraordinary talent.


Water Street Tavern Art

Water Street Tavern & Inn, 12 Water Street

Artwork by local artists. (Photo of Royane Mosely's glass mermaid.)


Coastal Remoteness Down East

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, 68 Washington Street, Lubec. Also at Lyons Market Grocery Store, 82 Washington Street, Lubec

An ongoing collection of images by photographer Marty Saccone.


Maine's Underwater Rockweed Forest

The Rockweed Coalition's "Maine's Underwater Rockweed Forest" can be viewed on its website