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08.1.2014

First Friday Art Walk

  • When: 05:00pm-Close
  • Where: 154 Middle St, Portland
  • More Information: 207-772-3373

Portland Art Gallery is Art Collector Maine's newest gallery located in the heart of the Old Port. Join us for First Friday Art Walk.

artcollectormaine.com

08.5.2014

Lobsters on the Sound

  • When: 06:00pm-Close
  • Where: Southwest Harbor
  • More Information: 207.244.3713

This event takes place at The Hinckley Company, Shore Road in Southwest Harbor, ME. The lobster bake benefits Harbor House which is a non-profit community service organization serving the communities of Mount Desert Island.

Salt Bay Chamberfest

  • When: 07:30pm-Close
  • Where: Damariscotta
  • More Information: 207.522.3749

Celebrating their 20th year the Salt Bay Chamberfest begins on August 5 and runs through August 16. The concerts take place in the Darrows barn at Round Top Farm in Damariscotta. $135.00

saltbaychamberfest.org

08.7.2014

The Grand Tour Party

  • When: 05:00pm-Close
  • Where: Eden St, Bar Harbor
  • More Information: 207.288.5818

The Grand Tour Party takes place at The Vanderbilt Designer Carriage House in Bar Harbor. All proceeds to benefit the Bar Harbor Historical Society. $75.00

vanderbiltcarriagehouse.com

Farmers Market Creations

  • When: 05:30pm-07:30pm
  • Where: The Farmhouse at Cellardoor WInery, 367 Youngtown Rd, Lincolnville
  • More Information: 207.763.4478

One of the most amazing things about Maine in the summertime is local farmers markets showing off a colorful bounty of homegrown goodness. We're taking advantage of nature's grocery store with a Farmer's Market Pairings 101 class. $35.00 per person

mainewine.com

08.8.2014

Lobster SUP cup

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Penobscot Bay
  • More Information: 207.332.2293

The Lobster SUP (Stand Up Paddle) event takes place on Penobscot Bay. Proceeds benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s Operation Rebound.

08.9.2014

Bike MS

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: University of New England, Biddeford
  • More Information: 1.800.344.4867

Great Maine Getaway has 25, 50, 75 & 100 mile routes leaving from the University of New England. For more information contact

ms.org

Lobster SUP cup

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Penobscot Bay
  • More Information: 207.332.2293

The Lobster SUP (Stand Up Paddle) event takes place on Penobscot Bay. Proceeds benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s Operation Rebound.

Samoset Fine Craft Show

  • When: 09:00am-Close
  • Where: Samoset Resort, Rockland
  • More Information:

40 of Maine's finest crafters will participate in this two day event at the Samoset Resort.

samosetfinecraftshow.com

08.10.2014

Lobster SUP cup

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Penobscot Bay
  • More Information: 207.332.2293

The Lobster SUP (Stand Up Paddle) event takes place on Penobscot Bay. Proceeds benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s Operation Rebound.

Samoset Fine Craft Show

  • When: 09:00am-Close
  • Where: Samoset Resort, Rockland
  • More Information:

40 of Maine's finest crafters will participate in this two day event at the Samoset Resort.

samosetfinecraftshow.com

08.13.2014

Flight of the Swallows

  • When: 06:00pm-Close
  • Where: Northeast Harbor
  • More Information: 207.244.7555

This year the Museum's annual wine tasting benefit will feature California. Spread your wings and fly to Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor to enjoy the third annual flight. $150.00

wendellgilleymuseum.org

08.14.2014

Jazzing up the Shipyard

  • When: 05:00am-Close
  • Where: Boothbay Harbor
  • More Information: 207.633.4818

Jazzing up the Shipyard benefits the Boothbay Region Land Trust. Featuring the Marcus and Riza Printup Quartet this event is always a crowd pleaser. $75.00

bbrlt.org

Penobscot Bay Rendezvous

  • When: 08:00am-Close
  • Where: Penobscot Bay
  • More Information: 207-266-9381

The Penobscot Bay Rendezvous power boat and sail regatta starts today and runs through August 17, 2014.  The Penobscot Bay Rendezvous is on the map as one of New England best regattas. Last year 55 sail and powerboats gathered for the four-night three-day event co-hosted by Wayfarer Marine and Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding. Momentum has been behind this event from the beginning and we expect this year to draw even more boats to this all out fun regatta.  Recognized by Yachting Magazine as one of the Best events! This year's beneficiary is LifeFlight of Maine.

penobscotbayrendezvous.com

Lobster Lover's Cooking Class

  • When: 05:30pm-08:30pm
  • Where: The Farmhouse at Cellardoor WInery, 367 Youngtown Rd, Lincolnville
  • More Information: 207.763.4478

This is certainly a twist on your traditional cooking class! Join Chef Lani Stiles of Megunticook Market as she takes you through this crustacean-inspired class, from cooking and cracking lobster to preparing it in unique and inspiring ways. Enjoy a four-course dinner as you dine on the fruits of your labor and sip Cellardoor wines that have been carefully paired with each dish. Seats for this class are limited. $90.00 per person

mainewine.com

08.15.2014

MS Harborfest

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Portland Harbor
  • More Information: 1.800.344.4867

The MS Harborfest takes place August 15 - 17 on Portland's waterfront. There are many activities planned including a regatta and lobster boat races. For more information contact

ms.org

08.16.2014

Crystal Bowersox with Seth Glier

  • When: 07:30pm-Close
  • Where: Stand Theater, Rockland
  • More Information: 207.594.0070

The Strand Theater continues it's concert series with Crystal Bowersox and Seth Glier. Tickets $17.50

www.rocklandstrand.com

08.17.2014

Tri for Preservation

  • When: 07:00am-Close
  • Where: Crescent Beach
  • More Information: 207.767.6054

The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust presents the Tri for Preservation.

capelandtrust.org

08.21.2014

Summer in the City

  • When: 05:30pm-Close
  • Where: Custom House, Portland
  • More Information: 207.772.9671

The Portland Ballet brings The Summer in the City fundraiser to The Custom House. This unique cocktail party will feature food from Old Port Sea Grill, Sam Adams beer and wine from Pine State Trading.

portlandballet.org

08.22.2014

Boothbay Harbor 250th Celebration

  • When: 08:00am-Close
  • Where: Boothbay Harbor
  • More Information: 207.633.4818

Join Boothbay Harbor as they celebrate 250 years! There are many events over the weekend from fish feasts to a pig roast.

boothbayharbor.com

A Grape Affair II

  • When: 05:30pm-09:00pm
  • Where: The Vineyard at Cellardoor Winery, 367 Youngtown Rd, Lincolnville
  • More Information: 207.763.4478

Grab your boots and get ready to kick up your heels - Cellardoor is going a little bit country! Spend an idyllic summer evening of dinner and dancing as the sun sets over our vineyard. Delicious Southern-inspired savory and sweet treats will be prepared by  Megunticook Market and paired with Cellardoor wines. And as day turns to night, the stage will light up for an evening of dancing to live music by Nashville Trio Mama Dear, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Will Hoge, and American country artist Jason Michael Carroll. $100.00 per person

mainewine.com

50th Anniversary of Hurricane Island Outward Bound School

  • When: 06:00pm-Close
  • Where: Point Lookout, Lincolnville, Maine
  • More Information: 207.239.2403

Hurricane Island Outward Bound School will celebrate 5 decades of changing lives through challenge and discovery. The Anniversary bash will take place at the Point Lookout Conference Center at 6 pm. The evening's events will include keynote addresses from several notable HIOBS alumni, a "wet paint" auction and a tribute to HIOBS founder Peter Willauer.

hiobs.org

08.23.2014

Islesboro Crossing

  • When: 08:00am-Close
  • Where: Islesboro
  • More Information: 207.230.7092

Be a part of the many hands that will support LifeFlight of Maine by completing one of the longest open water swims in New England. Swim the 3-mile stretch of Penobscot Bay from Lincolnville to Islesboro to demonstrate the many hands of support it takes to bring emergency medical services to Maine islands.

lifeflightmaine.org

Allagash Release Party

  • When: 02:00pm-04:00pm
  • Where: Portland
  • More Information: 207.621.6111

Allagash release party to benefit the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital. This event takes place at Vignola and promises to be fun for a great cause.

Art to Sea Auction

  • When: 06:00pm-Close
  • Where: Ogunquit
  • More Information: 207.646.4909

This year the OMAA is hosting its 10th Annual Art by the Sea benefit auction. Our biggest fundraiser of the season, this event is always full of excitement and energy. Join us for an array of cocktails, enticing hors d’oeuvres, and intimate live music. $125.00

ogunquitmuseum.org

Biddeford Ball

  • When: 07:00pm-Close
  • Where: 35 Main St, Biddeford
  • More Information: 207.494.8456

This Ball will will feature an Angelrox fashion show, maker's market, silent auction and semi-formal dance with live music inside the vast lobby of building 13 of the historic Pepperell Mill Campus. The proceeds will benefit local food banks to help feed the hungry through Union Church Missions and the remaining proceeds will be used for exterior renovations of the Marble Block. VIP tickets $100

suger.me/ball

08.24.2014

Rev3 Tri

  • When: 08:00am-Close
  • Where: Old Orchard Beach
  • More Information:

SheJams presents the Rev3 Olympic Triathlon on Old Orchard Beach. This is a revolutionary all women's triathlon.

shejamstri.com

Family Farm Fest

  • When: 05:00pm-Close
  • Where: Wolfe Neck's Farm in Freeport
  • More Information: 207.865.4469

Wolfe Neck's Farm continues it's Farm to Table dinner series with a family friendly event. Frontier of Brunswick provides the food and North of Nashville provides the music. $50 for adults. $20 for children.

www.wolfesneckfarm.org

08.30.2014

Chebeague Chebang

  • When: 02:00pm-Close
  • Where: Chebeague Island Inn
  • More Information:

Chebeague Chebang is a music festival taking place at The Chebeague Island Inn to benefit the Chebeague Recreation Center. Bands to perform include Royal Hammer, Toughcats, Jason Spooner, Jaw Gems and Josh Doughty. $30

chebeaguechebang.com

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