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

Maine Star Party

Aug 28 & 29 - Time: TBD

Join Washington County's own Astronomy Club celebrate its 10th Anniversary focusing on our star the Sun and our Moon.

Mason's Breakfast

August 30 - Time: 7 - 10 AM

Enjoy a served breakfast and make new friends!

2015 Maine's Winged Migration Tour

Aug 31 - Sep 4 - Time: See Website

A tour offered jointly by the Maine Birding Trail and the Schoodic Education and Research Center.

2015 Lubec Pirate Invasion

Sep 5 - Time: 7:30 AM - 3 PM

Be an invading pirate or have fun watching them invade the shores of Lubec! Fun for all!

Paint Out Campobello Island

Sep 11 and 12 - Time: 9 AM, AT

Come join the Plein Air Painters of the Bay of Fundy in the International Plein Air Painters' 13th Great Worldwide Artist Paint Out.

2015 Maine Open Lighthouse Day at West Quoddy Head

Sep 12 - Time: 10 AM

Tour the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse Tower! Come learn about its history while taking in the spectacular view!

Applefest at Klondike Mountain Preserve

Sep 12 - Time: 11 AM - 3 PM

Join the Downeast Coastal Conservancy for a day of the fun!

Judith Colemann Art Show

Sep 12 - Time: 5 - 7 PM

Opening Reception for the art show from September 10 to September 29.

Cindy Mangsen and Steve Gillette concert

Sep 12 - Time: 7 PM

Steve and Cindy and their partnership Compass Rose Music represent the very best in contemporary and traditional folk music.

Lubec's Coastal Cleanup

Sep 19 - 26 - Time: .

Join the International Coastal Cleanup and Maine's Coastweek at the local level. Sign up at the Lubec Memorial Library for a Lubec beach and pick up your data card and trash bag.

Full Moonrise Hike at Klondike Mountain Preserve

Sep 27 - Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Join the Downeast Coastal Conservancy for an adventurous hike under the full moon.

Orange River Paddle

Oct 3 - Time: 1 - 4 PM

Join the Downeast Coastal Conservancy for a fall foliage paddle of the Orange River in Whiting

Fiber Arts Show

Oct 3 - Time: 5 - 7 PM

Opening Reception for the art show from September 30 to October 14.

Introduction to Business Planning

Oct 7 - Time: 6 - 8 PM

Attention Future Entrepreneurs and Business Owners! Free Introduction to Business Course

Business Basics Course

Oct 17 & 24 - Time: 1 - 5 PM

Intensive, two afternoon ( Oct 17 and 24) business planning series for starting your business

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!

Ongoing Events - Seasonal

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


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

Lubec Grange Indoor Flea Market, 2nd & 4th weekends

FUN for all - buy or sell. Baked items and cold beverages on hand. Plants for sale. Books too. Always never know what you will find! 10 AM - 2 PM

Outdoor Adventure Club, 1st & 3rd Saturday

Kids Have FUN learning & practicing wilderness skills, 9 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.

Lubec Farmer's Market, Saturdays, June - Oct

Every Saturday Farmer's Market (Saturday, June 13 into October) on the corner of Water and School Streets. Often with LIVE music! 9 AM - Noon

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse Tours

Saturday's between 1:30pm – 3:30pm in July, August and September. They are 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

Paint Campobello Plein Air Painting Workshops

Michael Chesley Johnson is now taking reservations for next summer and fall's oil and pastel en plein air workshops in Campobello and Lubec.

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

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

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 local musicians gather to jam! Come to play or come to listen. 7 PM

Community Cafe, Tuesdays

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

Death Cafe, 1st Tuesday

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

Piano and Music Lessons with John Newell are currently being offered on Tuesdays at Cobscook Community Learning Center. 3:15 - 5:30 PM

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.

Senior Social Bingo, 3rd Thursday

Every third Thursday at the Quoddy View Sunrise Apartments Community Hall. 12:30 - 1:30 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

Pathfinder Walks, Sundays

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

Ongoing Exhibits

Group Show at the Crow Town Gallery

Crow Town Gallery, 406 South Lubec Rd, Lubec
Open Thursday - Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM

Group Show: Bonnie Beard, Sheryl Denbo, Shanna Wheelock and Stephen Dinsmore. July 16th to September 3rd, Reception August 13.


2015 McCurdys Smokehouse Gallery Shows

Mulholland Gallery, Water Street, Lubec

McCurdy's Smokehouse and Mulholland Market Gallery, the oldest standing smokehouse complex in the U.S., present "A Lubec Art Summer".


Celebrating 10 Years on Campobello Island

Campobello - Friar's Bay Studio Gallery - 822 Route 774

Michael Chesley Johnson's 10th year in business as Friar's Bay Studio Gallery. July 1 - Sept 30.



The Lubec Grange, across from McFadden's GULF on Rte 189.

See paintings, wood carving, pottery, sculpture, and felted wool wall hangings depicting SEALS, WHALES, FISHERMEN, SEA BIRDS, SEA SCAPES, LAND SCAPES, and more!


Coastal Remoteness Down East

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, 68 Washington Street, Lubec

An ongoing collection of images by photographer Marty Saccone.


Water Street Tavern Art

Water Street Tavern & Inn, 12 Water Street

Artwork by local artists. (Photo of Royane Mosely's glass mermaid.)


Maine's Underwater Rockweed Forest

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