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2nd Annual Pennamaquan Alewife Festival

May 19 - 20, Time: 9 AM - 3 PM

2nd Annual Pennamaquan Alewife Festivalview larger photo Greenhorns

Location: Smithereen Farm, 12 Little Falls Rd, Pembroke

Free fishing and free lunch with smoked fish, kids activities, biologist talks, cooking demos, painting, and live music co-sponsored by the Downeast Salmon Federation

With kid’s fish - painting activity, bike rentals and repairs, biologist talks Kristin Underwood and Mike Manning, presentation about MycoBuoys project with Sue Van Hook. Don Blair runs workshop on making and deploying open source water sensors in the Pennamaquan River with Don Blair.

FREE lunch buffet from Smithereen Farm and did we mention free smoked alewifes hot from the DSF smoker!

Live music from the Lamp Lighters band on May 20th.

4-native fish masterclass and Washington County culinary networking with Chef Bobby of Salt and Steel restaurant, Bar Harbor - made possible by Maine Coast Fishermen's Association and USDA Local Food Promotion Program grant.

“Bike like a fish” guided bike ride up the Pennamaquan, to visit the spawning lakes and connect with the Downeast Sunrise Trail. Kids' ‘bike safety rodeo’ hosted by Bicycle Coalition of Maine, loaner bikes and helmets will be available. Bike rentals / repair also provided by Mike’s Bikes. Reversing Hall and the book collection will be open for visitors this weekend.


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