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

Scarborough Marsh Field Trip

Jun 28 - Time: Early morning

Scarborough marsh is a 3200 acre saltwater marsh located south of Portand and is one of the top birding sites in Maine.

Children's Program: Summer Olympics at the Library

Jun 29 - Time: 10:30 AM

Following on the inspirational heels of our third international marathon, we will challenge ourselves in some less conventional "sports".

SummerKeys Concert

Wednesday June 29 - Time: 7:30

Free concert featuring Bruce Potterton, piano

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Jun 30 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight the Orange River Jazz Band!

Campobello Island's Canada Day Celebration

July 1 and 2 - Time: July 1 6:30 PM AT, July 2 11-8 AT

Grand Parade and Birthday Party July 1; July 2 Treasure hunt, basket raffle, farmer's market, community barbecue, family movie

Crown Vics at Annabell's

July 1 - Time: 8:30 PM

Crown Vics at Annabell's Pub

Fish Chowder & Pie Bazaar

Jul 2 - Time: 9 AM - 1 PM

Fish Chowder by the bowl; pie by the slice; and a white elephant table.

Artist reception for Pat Fry

July 2 - Time: 5—7 PM

An evolving local artist with new subjects!

Swing Caravan in Concert

Jul 2 - Time: 7 PM

The duo of guitarist and vocalist Matthew Shippee (who also plays oud) and bassist Julia Kay will bring their unique blend of acoustic swing to Crow Town Gallery.

Milk and Honey Rebellion

July 2 - Time: 8 PM

Milk and Honey Rebellion

Dance Party

July 2 - Time: 8:30 PM

Dance Party with Dirigo Sound

Annual Library Book Sale

Jul 3 - 4 - Time: 9 AM -3 PM

Annual 4th of July Library Book Sale

Rubber Ducky Race and Horseshoe Tournament

July 3 - Time: 9 AM and 2 PM

Rubber Ducky at 9 AM; Tournament at 2 PM the newly renovated horseshoe pit, with music and food

Sunday Funday with Gary Cook

July 3 - Time: 3 PM

Enjoy the mellow sound of Gary Cook.

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.

Lubec Historical Society Yard Sale

July 4 - Time: 8 AM

Annual Lubec Historical Society Yard Sale

Lubec's 4th of July Celebration

July 4 - Time: 9 AM

Parades and races aplenty!

Orange River Paddle

Jul 5 - Time: 5 - 7 PM

Join the Downeast Coastal Conservancy for an enjoyable paddle on the Orange River.

SummerKeys Concert

July 6 - Time: 7:30 PM

Greg Biss, Piano

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Jul 7 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight Justin Foley & John Phinney

Reception for Jessie Hardy

Jul 9 - Time: 1 - 2 PM

Work: Sublime Psychological Landscape

Children's Movie: Incredible Journey

Jul 11 - Time: 2 PM

A wonderful adventure movie for children!

SummerKeys Concert

Jul 13 - Time: 7:30 PM

The Halcyon Duo- Eve Friedman, flute; Roberto Pace, piano; with Joachim Woitun, cello

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Jul 14 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight Jamie Fairchild, Logan Richards and friends

Opening Reception at Crow Town Gallery

Jul 14 - Time: 7 PM

Crow Town Gallery's resident artist welcome their new member Kathrin Hilten, a long time summer resident of Lubec.

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.

SummerKeys Concert

Jul 20 - Time: 7:30 PM

Kent Hewitt, jazz piano

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Jul 21 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight Wynona & Ellis

Square Dance Workshop

Jul 23 & Aug 27 - Time: 7 PM

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

Children's Movie: Frozen

Jul 25 - Time: 2 PM

A popular children's movie!

Campobello FogFest

July 27 - 31 - Time: varies

Five days of free live music, art and culture across fifteen picturesque island venues.

SummerKeys Concert

Jul 27 - Time: 7:30 PM

Charles Jones, piano

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Jul 28 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight Pink Capos

SummerKeys Concert

Aug 3 - Time: 7:30 PM

Faculty Chamber Concert #1

Vacation Bible School

Aug 8 - 11 - Time: 9 - 11:15 AM

Team building activities, Bible stories, games, rockin' music, wicked good snacks, crafts, Scavenger hunt, and Samaritan's Purse. Ages 4 to grade 8.

SummerKeys Concert

Aug 10 - Time: 7:30 PM

Faculty Chamber Concert #2

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Aug 11 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight O'Mcrelli

Open Reception for Crow Town's 3rd and final show

Aug 11 - Time: 7 PM

Crow Town Gallery will present works of Guest Artist Nina Bohlen along with Sheryl Denbo, Kathrin Hilten and Shanna Wheelock<br/>

SummerKeys Concert

Aug 17 - Time: 7:30 PM

Andrea Maurer, flute and Richard McIntyre, piano

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Aug 18 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight Emma Page

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.

SummerKeys Concert

Aug 23 - Time: 7:30 PM

Mira Gill, piano

SummerKeys Concert

Aug 24 - Time: 7:30 PM

Sue Richards, harp and Andrea Hoag, fiddle

Mason's Music & Barbecue

Aug 25 - Time: 5:30 PM

Tonight UMM Ukulele Band

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!

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.

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.

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

LUBEC FLEA MARKET, 2nd & 4th Weekends

Always 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

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

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

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

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

June's Art Exhibit: Jessie Hardy

Lubec Memorial Library
55 Water Street • Lubec, Maine 04652

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


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

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