Visit Lubec Maine
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Events for Lubec, Maine and Surrounding Areas

Events located in Lubec, Trescott, and Whiting, Maine and Campobello, New Brunswick.

Special Events

First Dog Fala

Jul 23 - Time: 2 - 3 PM (AT)

Children craft paper Scotties of the "First Dog Fala" , Franklin D. Roosevelt's friend and constant companion.

Informational Public Meetings about large-scale wind energy development planned for the Downeast coastal region

Jul 23, 30 - Time: 5:30 PM

Three informational public meetings set for the next three Wednesdays will focus on the large-scale wind energy development planned for the Bold Coast region.

Cobscook Bay Paddle

Jul 24 - Time: 9 AM

Downeast Coastal Conservancy is partnering with Cobscook Hikes and Paddles to offer this paddle in Cobscook Bay.

SummerKeys, Charles Jones on Piano

Jul 24 - Time: 7:30 PM

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty.

Paper Chase

Jul 26 - Time: 2 - 4 PM (AT)

The Roosevelt Family enjoyed Paper Chases while summering on Campobello. A Paper Chase is a racing game played outdoors (best played within a wood or even a shrubbery maze) with any number of players.

Pathfinders at Pike Lands

Jul 27 - Time: 1 PM Eastern Time

Pike Lands in Lubec.

Collins and Chrupcala at Crow Town Gallery

Jul 27 - Time: 2 PM

Hear one of Maine's best jazz vocalists Tess Collins with jazz pianist Mac Chrupcala.

Dance Workshops at SummerKeys

Jul 28 - Aug 1 - Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Explore a range of possibilities for generating and structuring movement through guided dance improvisations.

Free Monday Movies: Eyewitness Shark!

July 28 - Time: 2 PM

A fun, educational video about sharks, for all ages

The Eleanor Story- Movie Night

Jul 29 - Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM (AT)

The Eleanor Roosevelt Story is a 1965 American biographical documentary film directed by Rick Kaplan. It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 1965

Fun With Words! Poetry for Kids at the CCLC

Jul 30 - Time: 9 AM - Noon

Instructor Ally Talbot will give kids a chance to play with words, build poems, and have FUN!

2014 Campobello Island's Fog Fest

Jul 30 - Aug 3 - Time: see schedule

Campobello Island will once again be alive with music when Fog Fest, the island's free music festival, returns for its second year!

SummerKeys, Faculty Chamber Concert No. 1

Jul 30 - Time: 7:30 PM

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty.

My Father's Eyes

Jul 31 - Time: 7 PM

Author Mary Bonina will introduce us to her new memoir. Signed copies will be available for purchase.

Campobello Public Library Summer Gala

Aug 2 - Time: 12 Noon - 5 PM (AT)

Come enjoy this family-friendly event with a barbecue, raffles, book sale and so much more!

Hike, Kayak, and Whale Watch by Schooner in DownEast Maine

Aug 3 - 8, Aug 17 - 22 - Time: See RoadScholar website

Alongside registered Maine guides go kayaking in wide, stable, tandem kayaks on the ocean among picturesque uninhabited islands and hiking along astounding coastal trails with views of the Canadian Maritimes. Whale watch aboard an historic sailing schooner. Visit West Quoddy Lighthouse; hike a bog and enjoy a lobster feast.

Pathfinders at Hamilton Cove

Aug 3 - Time: 1 PM Eastern Time

Hamilton Cove in South Lubec.

Free Monday Movies: A Shark Tale

August 4 - Time: 2 PM

Oceanic wise guys meet up with a small fish who has a big attitude in this computer-animated comedy.

A Life Lived Outdoors

Aug 5 - Time: 6:30 PM

Author George Smith will join us to discuss his new book. Signed copies will be available for purchase.

Kids' Book Club at the Library

Aug 6 - Time: 3 PM

An opportunity for kids' to talk with other kids about what they like or dislike about books that they have read.

SummerKeys, Faculty Chamber Concert No. 2

Aug 6 - Time: 7:30 PM

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty.

Crow Town Gallery Shows with Four Artists

Aug 7 - Time: Thur - Sat: 1 - 6 PM, Sun: 11-4 PM, Openings 7 PM

Four artists - Lisa Tyson Ennis, Leslie Bowman, Sheryl Denbo and Bonnie Beard, each with their distinctive styles have gathered to show their art at the Crow Town Gallery.

Mushroom Slideshow and Walk with Kirk Gentalen at the CCLC

Aug 8 (Slideshow) & 9 (Walk) - Time: Aug 8, 7-9 PM; Aug 9, 9 AM - Noon

Learn all about mushrooms with Kirk Gentalen!

Roosevelt Campobello International Park 50th Anniversary Weekend

Aug 8 - 10 - Time: TBD

Come celebrate the Roosevelt Campobello International Park's 50th Anniversary!

An Intergenerational Culinary Escape on Passamaquoddy Bay

Aug 10 - 15 - Time: See RoadScholar website

In daily classes with your grandchild and a colorful professional chef and authentic Maine native, study basic cooking techniques and Downeast culinary history as you learn to prepare meals from Maine's regional repertoire. Visit a local organic farm and local lobstermen. Sail aboard a 118-foot historic schooner. Visit Roosevelt Park and West Quoddy Lighthouse.

Pathfinders in Machiasport

Aug 10 - Time: 1 PM Eastern Time

Easy to moderate walk in Machiasport.

Crow Town Gallery Jazz Series 2014

Aug 10 - Time: 2 PM

You won't want to miss Greg Abate's jazz saxophone with acoustic guitarist Jon Wheatley.

Supermoon Rise Hike--Klondike Mountain

Aug 10 - Time: 7 PM

Join the Downeast Coastal Conservancy for a special evening as you become one of the first people in the country to watch the sunset and the moonrise from the summit of Klondike Mountain.

All About Jellyfish: Children's Program

August 13 - Time: 2 PM

Discover the world of jellyfish!

SummerKeys, Mira Gill on Piano

Aug 13 - Time: 7:30 PM

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty.

Iota: The conference of short prose

Aug 14 - 17 - Time: contact CCLC

Spend time with skilled faculty and a community of writers focused on short forms at beautiful Roosevelt Campobello International Park.

Little River Lighthouse Open Houses

Aug 16 - Time: 2 PM

It only happens twice during the summer season, so don't miss the Little River Lighthouse Open House!

Dana and Susan Robinson at Crow Town Gallery

Aug 16 - Time: 7 PM

New songs of rural America and old time mountain music. Dana and Susan are two guitar-playing, banjo-frailing, fiddle-sawing, and harmony-singing interpreters of the American experience.

Pathfinders at St. Regis Pasteur in Machias

Aug 17 - Time: 1 PM Eastern Time

Easy walk at St. Regis Pasteur in Machias.

Free Monday Movies: Eyewitness Bird!

August 18 - Time: 2 PM

Part of the eyewitness series. Fun and excellent!

Maine's Winged Migration Tour

Aug 19 - 23, Sept 2 - 6 - Time: TBD

Two new tours offered jointly by the Maine Birding Trail and the Schoodic Education and Research Center will include exploring the Schoodic Peninsula of Acadia National Park; venturing offshore for pelagic birds and whales; and probing the coastline for a great variety of foraging songbirds in Lubec and on Campobello Island.

SummerKeys, Andrea Maurer on Flute; Sue Richards on Celtic Harp

Aug 20 - Time: 7:30 PM

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty.

Foraging for Wild Plants with Tom Seymour at the CCLC

Aug 22 - Time: 2 - 5 PM

The workshop incorporates a digital presentation featuring wild edible plants, a question-and-answer session, and a walk of local trails.

2014 Quoddy Artists Studio Tour

Aug 23 - Time: 9 AM - 4 PM (Local Time)

Working, professional artists open their studios to the public. Visit artists in Lubec and Eastport, Maine, and in nearby towns. Then, take the international bridge to Campobello Island and visit the artists there!

A Culinary Escape on Beautiful Passamaquoddy Bay

Aug 24 - 29, Aug 31 - Sept 5 , Sept 7 - 12 - Time: See RoadScholar website

In daily classes with a professional chef, study basic cooking techniques and Downeast culinary history as you learn to prepare meals from Maine's regional repertoire. Visit a local organic farm and local lobstermen. Sail aboard a 118-foot historic schooner. Visit Roosevelt Park and West Quoddy Lighthouse.

Pathfinders at Horan Head

Aug 24 - Time: 1 PM Eastern Time

Horan Head in West Lubec.

SummerKeys, Peter Lewy on Cello

Aug 27 - Time: 7:30 PM

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty.

Mushrooms: What's Growing in Your Backyard?

Aug 30 - Time: 4 PM

Michaeline Mulvey, a specialist in mushroom identification, will give an overview of mushroom I.D., collecting and what to collect.

Pathfinders in Machias

Aug 31 - Time: 1 PM Eastern Time

Easy Machias walk.

Maine's Winged Migration Tour

Sept 2 - 6 - Time: TBD

A new tour offered jointly by the Maine Birding Trail and the Schoodic Education and Research Center will include exploring the Schoodic Peninsula of Acadia National Park; venturing offshore for pelagic birds and whales; and probing the coastline for a great variety of foraging songbirds in Lubec and on Campobello Island.

Jack Williams at Crow Town Gallery

Sep 6 - Time: 7 PM

Best of the Best songwriter and guitarist!

Crow Town Gallery Shows with Four Artists

Sep 11 - Time: Thur - Sat: 1 - 6 PM, Sun: 11-4 PM, Openings 7 PM

Four artists - Lisa Tyson Ennis, Leslie Bowman, Sheryl Denbo and Bonnie Beard, each with their distinctive styles have gathered to show their art at the Crow Town Gallery.

2014 Maine Open Lighthouse Day at West Quoddy Head

Sept 13 - Time: 10 AM

One of the only times of year when you can tour the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse Tower! Come learn about its history while taking in the spectacular view!

Klondike Mountain Applefest

Sep 13 - Time: 11 AM

Back by popular demand! Join the Downeast Coastal Conservancy for a celebration of all things apple!

Revising Your Creative Prose at CCLC

Sep 20 & 27 - Time: 10 AM - 4 PM

In this two-session workshop lead by Penny Guisinger, we will cover tools and considerations for revising prose (fiction or nonfiction).

Lubec Harvest Howl

Sept 27 - Time: TBD

Last Saturday in September celebrates with hayrides, food and craft vendors, raffles, face painting, horseshoe tournament, live music, pie eating contest, pumpkin decorating contest and the bake-it, veg-it and craft-it contests, games and music on Water Street in historic downtown Lubec.

12th Annual Down East Spring Birding Festival

May 22 - 25, 2015 - Time: 6 AM. - 9 PM most days

Mark your calendars for the 12th Annual Down East Birding Festival, Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-25, 2015. Visit pristine coastal Maine, home to Puffins and American Woodcock. Guided walks, presentations, boat trips. Explore boreal, pelagic, migratory species.

2015 Bay of Fundy International Marathon Weekend

TBD - Time: 7 AM

Mark your calendar for the 3rd running of the Bay of Fundy International Marathon. It's a weekend full of fun!

2015 WINGS Birding Tour

Jun 19 - 28 - Time: TBD

This tour visits one of the most beautiful and sparsely populated areas in North America - Maine and New Hampshire - near the peak of breeding bird activity.

Ongoing Events - Seasonal

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

MADRIGALS MOTETS AND MORE, Mondays, June - August

The Monday evening sing-in at ARTWORKSOFMAINE is back! June 9 to August 4. 7 PM

LUBEC DANCE! Mondays, June - August

Ballet and Modern Dance classes starting up for children and adults at the ARTWORKSOFMAINE!

Fundy Chapter of Maine Audubon-Sponsored Program, Tuesdays, March - Nov

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

Reading and Writing Haiku, Tuesdays, July

During four, 3-hour sessions, poets will observe nature with the haiku mind and write haiku using the conventions of contemporary English language haiku. 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Basic Drawing, Tuesdays, July - August

Eight 2-hour sessions of drawing with pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, and inkwash for beginner and intermediate level. 7 - 9 AM

Driftwood Workshop, Tues & Weds, July - September

Have fun making driftwood creations to benefit Lubec Landmarks.

SummerKeys Concerts, Wednesdays, June - August

Free summer concerts by SummerKeys faculty at the Congregational Christian Church Wednesdays. 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

Live Music and Chocolate, Saturdays

Gene Greenlaw schedules live music at his Bayside Chocolates shop. 1 - 3 pm.

Sacred Heart Public Supper, Saturdays, March - November

Every second Saturday of month in Parish Hall.

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

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

Lubec Farmer's Market, Saturdays, June - Oct

Every Saturday Farmer's Market (Saturday, June 14 into October) on the corner of Water and School Streets. Often with LIVE music! 9 AM - Noon

Summer Paint Nights, Saturdays, July - August

Come for an evening of happy painting with SUMMER BRUSHES' Shawn Costello who will walk you through the process at the ARTWORKSOFMAINE! 6:45 - 9 PM

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 - 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

ZUMBA with Samantha Williams, MONDAYS

Dance fitness class 5 - 6 PM

Monday Night Music Circle, Mondays

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

Community Cafe, Tuesdays

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

Death Cafe, 1st Tuesday of each month

A platform from which to develop a shared experience and a unity of purpose allowing participants to swap ideas, theories and personal stories of life and death, both deeply heartfelt and at times humorous, never forgetting that vast field of everything in between. 5:30 PM

Piano Lessons with John Newell, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Piano and Music Lessons with John Newell are currently being offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Cobscook Community Learning Center.

Mindful Movement, WEDNESDAYS

A holistic way to train your entire body as an integrated unit, as well as focus your mind and improve your relationship with your mind, body, and spirit. 5-6 PM

Senior Social Bingo, 3rd THURSDAY

Monthly every third Thursday, 12:30 - 1:30 PM at the Quoddy View Sunrise Apartments Community Hall. Sponsored by the Lubec Woman's Club. All welcome!

Yoga Classes, THURSDAYs

All levels welcome. Registration is not necessary. Instruction will be geared appropriately to suit each person, regardless of experience. 5:30 - 7 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

Pathfinder Walks, SUNDAYS

Join us for enjoyable explorations of our beautiful area. 1 PM