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

Lubec Pirate Invasion

Aug 30 - Time: See Schedule

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

The Geology of Cobscook Bay State Park

Aug 30 - Time: 9:30 AM

A talk by Robert Johnston, Geologist, Maine Geological Survey, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation.

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.

Award-winning author, Bill Roorbach Reading and Reception

Aug 30 - Time: 6 PM

Bill Roorbach will deliver a reading and talk about his work.

The Half Moon Jug Band on Water Street

Aug 30 - Time: 10 - 11:30 PM

This is a band you won't want to miss!

Pathfinders in Machias

Aug 31 - Time: 1 PM Eastern Time

Easy Machias walk.

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse Tour

Aug 31 - Time: 1:30 - 3:30 PM

Free "tower passes" at the Visitor Center, with Park Ranger Shawn Goggin providing the tours.

The Half Moon Jug Band

Aug 31 - Time: 7 PM

A concert at the Crow Town Gallery that you won't want to miss!

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.

Jack Williams at Crow Town Gallery

Sep 6 - Time: 7 PM

Best of the Best songwriter and guitarist!

Pathfinders on Crane and Bells Mtns.

Sep 7 - Time: 1 PM

Moderate walk in Whiting.

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!

Pathfinders at Cobscook Bay State Park

Sep 14 - Time: 1 PM

Easy walk in Edmunds.

Lubec's Coastal Cleanup

September 20 - 27 - Time: Varies for individual

Help document and pick up the trash on Lubec's shoreline.

Revising Your Creative Prose at CCLC

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

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

Driftwood in the Style of Francesca Hoppin

Sep 20 - Time: 5 - 7 PM

Artist Reception.

Pathfinders at Boot Head

Sep 21 - Time: 1 PM

Moderate walk in South Lubec.

Lubec Harvest Howl

Sept 27 - Time: TBD

Come celebrate the last Saturday in September!

The Second Fiber Arts Exhibit

Sep 27 - Time: 5 - 7 PM

Artists Reception.

Pathfinders along Sipayik Trail

Sep 28 - Time: 1 PM

Easy walk in Perry.

Road Scholar: Hiking the Bold Coast and Inland Trails of DownEast Maine

Sep 28 - Oct 3 - Time: .

From rugged coastlines to inland trails, experience the signature fall foliage and unspoiled wonder of Maine firsthand.

Dining with Diabetes Series Down East

Oct 1,8,15 and 22 - Time: 10 AM - Noon

University of Maine Cooperative Extension's free Down East series to help you live a healthy life with Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes!

Pathfinders to Benny's Mountain

Oct. 5 - Time: 1 PM

Moderate walk in South Lubec

Pathfinders at Campobello

Oct 12 - Time: 1 PM Eastern Time

Walk at Campobello.

Pathfinders in Lubec

Oct. 19 - Time: 1 PM

Easy walk followed by apple pressing.

Pathfinders at Moose Cove

Oct 26 - Time: 1 PM

Moderate walk on Chimney trail in Trescott

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 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.

2015 Bay of Fundy International Marathon Weekend

Jun 28 - Time: 7 AM

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

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

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

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