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

Festival of Lights

December 2, 3 and 4 - Time: see times below

Christmas Tree Trimming and Bonfire, Tree Lighting, Snowbox Derby, Fun and Games, Christmas movies, Santa, Christmas Parade of Lights, and House Decoration Contest

House Decorating Contest

December 3 - Time: .

Theme: Christmas Characters. Judging December 3rd, 7 pm.

Christmas Sale

Dec 3 - Time: 8 AM - NOON

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

Lubec Community Market

December 3 - Time: 10 - Noon

Visit these intrepid farmers and entrepreneurs the first Saturday of every month until May!

Open Mic at Annabell's to Benefit Anna

December 3 - Time: 1 pm to 1 am

Open mic to honor and celebrate Anna.

Christmas Parade of Lights

December 4 - Time: 6 pm

Enjoy Lubec's annual Christmas Parade! All winners will be announced at the Boat Ramp.

Lubec Community Market

December 10 - Time: 10 - Noon

Produce, baked goods, art, soaps, gifts, etc.

Toys & Treasures

December 15 - Time: 10 am - 5:30 pm while supplies last

Toys & Treasures will be distributing gifts.

Cabin Fever Films

Dec 15 - Time: 3 PM

1,000 Times Good Night: a war photojournalist's work conflicts with family.

Lubec Community Market

December 17 - Time: 10 - Noon

Produce, baked goods, art, soaps, gifts, etc.

The Ancient

December 17 - Time: 3:00 PM

A new, mostly Celtic band, with old and new friends.

The Eighth Helping of A Christmas Pudding

December 18 - Time: 3 PM

A Christmas Celebration in song, music, stories and poems.

New Years ​Eve ​Dance with Celia Jellison

December 31 - Time: .

​Dance out New Years ​Eve with Celia Jellison!

Cabin Fever Films

Jan. 5 - Time: 3 PM

Quartet: A retirement home for musicians puts on its annual concert.

Cabin Fever Films

Jan 19 - Time: 3 PM

The Lady in the Van

Cabin Fever Films

Feb 2 - Time: 3 PM

My Brilliant Careerr: A young girl in Victorian Austalia dreams of becoming an author.

Lubec Community Market

February 4 - Time: 10 - Noon

Visit these intrepid farmers and entrepreneurs the first Saturday of every month until May!

Cabin Fever Films

Feb 16 - Time: 3 PM

One Hundred Foot Journey

Cabin Fever Films

Mar 2 - Time: 3 PM

The Illusionist: A master magician vies with the crown prince for the love of Sophie.

Lubec Community Market

March 4 - Time: 10 - Noon

Visit these intrepid farmers and entrepreneurs the first Saturday of every month until May!

Cabin Fever Films

Mar 16 - Time: 3 PM

Theeb: A Bedouin boy and his adventures in the desert following his brother and an English soldier.

Cabin Fever Films

Mar 30 - Time: 3 PM

Ida: A young nun leaves the convent to discover her family's story when she learns she is Jewish.

Lubec Community Market

April 1 - Time: 10 - Noon

Visit these intrepid farmers and entrepreneurs the first Saturday of every month until May!

Cabin Fever Films

Apr13 - Time: 3 PM

The Eccentricities of a Blonde Haired Girl.

Cabin Fever Films

Apr 27 - Time: 3 PM

In the Heart of the Sea: An 1820's New England ship is rammed by a whale and set adrift.

Lubec Community Market

May 6 - Time: 10 - Noon

Visit these intrepid farmers and entrepreneurs the first Saturday of every month until May!

14th Annual Down East Spring Birding Festival

May 26 - 29 - Time: .

A unique birding experience during spring migration and the breeding season with four days of guided hikes, boat tours, and presentations, all led by local guides with local knowledge.

Ongoing Events - Seasonal

Lego Club. Mondays October - June

Come and Build! We’ll provide the Legos, You Provide the Imagination. 2 - 3:30 PM

Lubec Dance! Mondays June - August

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

Madrigals, Motets, and More! Mondays June - August

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

Wiggle and Giggles, Wednesdays

Bring your little ones to the library for songs, stories and play.10:15 AM.

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

Slow Flow Yoga, Thursdays, Sep 22 to Oct 27

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

PAINT & WINE NIGHTS, Thursdays July - August

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 October - May

A working group for poets and prose writers

LUBEC FLEA MARKET, 2nd & 4th Friday & Saturday July - August

Always fun...you 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. 5 PM

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

Plein Air Painting Workshops July - August

Join internationally recognized plein air landscape painter Michael Chesley Johnson for small-size outdoor painting workshops and painting retreats in Lubec, Maine, July and August 2017.

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 May - October

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.

Cabin Fever Film Series November - April

Variety of films Thursdays every two weeks at 3 PM November through April.

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

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

Writers GATHER 12.0

Mingle with fellow writers for camaraderie and conversation to talk writing, reading, and life.

West Quoddy Al-Anon, Wednesdays

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

Fabric and craft sale

Fabric and craft sale every Saturday 8 AM to Noon.

Lubec Community Market

Visit these intrepid farmers and entrepreneurs the first Saturday of every month in the winter, every Saturday in the summer.

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

Lubec Blockheads Quilt Show

Lubec Memorial Library, 55 Water Street • Lubec, Maine 04652

November 18 to December 31

 

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.