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

13th Annual Down East Spring Birding Festival

May 27 - 30, 2016 - Time: 6 AM. - 9 PM most days

Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual Down East Birding Festival, Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-30, 2016. Visit pristine coastal Maine, home to Puffins and American Woodcock. Guided walks, presentations, boat trips. Explore boreal, pelagic, migratory species.

16th Annual Tide Mill Organic Farm Seedling Sale

May 28 & 29 - Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m

Offering a large selection of certified organic, healthy beginnings for your farm and garden!

"Summer of Stewardship" Kickoff Bonfire

Jun 3 - Time: 6 - 10 PM

Downeast Coastal Conservancy kickoff celebration!

Lubec Quilt Show

Jun 4 - Time: 9 AM - 2 PM

Quilts of all sizes and different patterns made by local quilters or passed down through families will be on display.

Crow Gallery presents The Crown Vics

Jun 4 - Time: 7 - 10 PM

Don't let Crow and Crown confuse you, this is gonna' be one heck of a dance party.

Opening reception of Holly Garner and Peter Jackson ~ Photography

June 11 - Time: 5—7 PM

A husband and wife team with a sparkling view of our world!

Pike Lands Arboretum Grand Opening & Plant Sale

Jun 12 - Time: 11 AM - 2 PM

Join the Downeast Coastal Conservancy as it opens the Pike Lands Arboretum!

2016 Bay of Fundy International Marathon Weekend

Jun 26 - Time: 7 AM

Mark your calendar for the 4th running of the Bay of Fundy International Marathon. It's a weekend full of fun!

Bay of Fundy Running Challenge

June 26 and August 12 - 14 - Time: .

Run both Bay of Fundy races and get a special award!

Artist reception for Pat Fry

July 2 - Time: 5—7 PM

An evolving local artist with new subjects!

LWC Annual Scholarship Yard Sale

Jul 4 - Time: 8 AM - 12 PM

Lubec Woman's Club annual 4th of July yard sale to benefit local scholarship fund. Click on title to learn drop-off times.

Artist reception, Class of Judith Goodman and Frank Van Riper

July 16 - Time: 5—7 PM

Our popular show reveals the joys of this photo workshop accompanying the Summer Keys program.

Maine's Winged Migration Tour

Aug 19 - 23 - Time: see website

You won't want to miss this Downeast birding tour!

Francesca Hoppin class show

August 20 - Time: 5—7 PM

Creative works with collected driftwood and beach glass.

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.

Artist reception Sheryl Denbo

September 3 - Time: 5—7 PM

A retrospective of this daring and unique artist.

BikeMaine Bold Coast Journey

September 10-17 - Time: .

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

International Coastal Cleanup

September 17 - 24 - Time: .

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

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.

Ongoing Events - Seasonal

June Art Show: Jess Harvey

Jessie considers her artwork to be an exploration of her interaction with her environment, other people, and her experiences.

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

LUBEC FLEA MARKET, 2nd & 4th Weekends

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

PAINT & WINE NIGHTS, Thursdays

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

SummerKeys Concerts, Wednesdays, June - August

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty. 7:30 PM

Masons' Music and Barbecue, Thursdays, June - August

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

Writers Group, Every Other Thursday

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

ARTWORKSOFMAINE Gallery, Fri, Sat, & Sun

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. May 20th through September, 11 AM - 3 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 - 10 AM

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

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

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

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

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

Women's Circle at CCLC, 3rd Saturday

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

Lubec Student Art Show

Lubec Memorial Library, 55 Water Street, Lubec

April 15 to May 31. Art work by Connie Bagley's art students.

 

June 8—28 Holly Garner and Peter Jackson ~ Photography

Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery, 50 Water Street

A husband and wife team with a sparkling view of our world!

 

June 29—July 12 Pat Fry

Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery, 50 Water Street

An evolving local artist with new subjects!

 

July 13—July 26 Judith Goodman and Frank Van Riper

Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery, 50 Water Street,

Our popular show reveals the joys of this photo workshop accompanying the Summer Keys program.

 

August 17—August 31 Francesca Hoppin class show

Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery, 50 Water Street

Creative works with collected driftwood and beach glass.

 

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

www.RockweedCoalition.org

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