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

Campobello FogFest

July 27 - 31 - Time: varies

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

St. Ann's Quilt Show

July 28 - 30 - Time: Thur 1-5 PM, Fri & Sat 11 AM -4 PM

Expert quilters share two years of their work. Rejoice!

Campobello Library Summer Gala

July 30 - Time: 12 Noon Atlantic Time

10th Summer Gala with music, good food, readings, book sale, gift baskets....

Artist Reception - Lee Suta

Jul 30 - Time: 5 - 7 PM

A few treasures from this talented artist including the haunting picture of the New York skyline pre 9/11.

Mark Tipton Quartet - Benefit Concert at CCLC

Jul 30 - Time: 6:00 PM

The Mark Tipton Quartet (aka “Les Sorciers Perdus”) will perform original jazz compositions from their new album, “Alchemist’s Dream.”

Art Opening: Ann Rosebrooks

Jul 31 - Time: 2 - 4 PM

The Library's August Art Show will begin with an opening reception for the artist.

Making Headway in Lubec Celebration

August 1 - Time: 10 - 12

Completion of the three Lubec Making Headway projects will be celebrated with a walk down Water Street to Stockford Park followed by an ice cream social.

Book Folding Workshop

Aug 2 - Time: 10:30 AM

Open to beginners and experienced folders.

Wine and Paint

Aug 2 - Time: 6 - 8 PM


Treat Island Kayak Tour

Aug 3 - Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Sunrise Canoe and Kayak and Master Sea Kayak Guide Rob Scribner are pleased to offer a kayak trip to the 71-acre Treat island.

Children's Program: Monarchs Race to Mexico

Aug 3 - Time: 10:30 AM

Learn about these airborne athletes and make a butterfly art project to take home.

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.

Children's Movie: Charlotte's Web

Aug 8 - Time: 2 PM

Free movie for Children!

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

Eugene Friesen and Elizabeth Rogers

Aug 13 - Time: 7 PM

Two outstanding musicians bring their talents to Lubec for an evening of both solo and duet performances.

Wine and Paint

Aug 14 - Time: 3 - 5 PM

Flowers in a vase.

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

Full Moonrise Hike at Klondike Mountain Reserve

Aug 18 - Time: 6:30 - 8 PM

Celebrate the full moonrise with a hike to the summit of Klondike Mountain Preserve.

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.

Jazz at Crow Town Gallery - Greg Abate

Aug 21 - Time: 2 PM

Saxophonist Greg Abate with guitarist Jon Wheatley and bassist Paul del Nero.

Maine Sporting Camps talk

Aug 22 - Time: 4 PM

Maine columnist and outdoor enthusiast George Smith will present his new book

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

Wine and Paint

Come enjoy a fun night out!

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

Driftwood Sculpture Workshops Tues and Thurs

Let your creative self soar while planning and making driftwood sculptures for a Lubec Landmarks fundraiser!

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

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

Paintings by Ann Rosebrooks - July

Lubec Memorial Library, 55 Water Street.



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.


July 27— August 16 Lee Suta

Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Gallery, 50 Water Street,

A few treasures from this talented artist including the haunting picture of the New York skyline pre 9/11.


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