Event Calendar

  • Here at Wings Hill Inn: Superbowl Sunday: enjoy complimentary snacks; casual “football” dining available! Ask us for details.
  • Here at Wings Hill Inn: Cooking classes continue.
  • Here at Wings Hill Inn: What better time to enjoy our ever-popular “Romance” package?
  • Here at Wings Hill Inn: Cooking classes continue.
  • Belgrade Lakes: Ice Fishing Derby (statewide locations; Oakland, Vassalboro, Belgrade Lakes, Skowhegan and more.)
  • Mardi Gras Parade: Hallowell
  • Here at Wings Hill Inn: Cooking classes continue.
  • Augusta: Augusta Boat Show
  • Statewide: Maple Sunday; www.getrealmaine.com
  • Here at Wings Hill Inn: Cooking classes continue.
  • Statewide: open water fishing begins
  • Augusta: Home and Garden Show
  • Here at Wings Hill Inn: graduation reservations accepted, up to one year ahead
  • Belgrade Lakes: BL Golf Course opens (conditions permitting)
  • Farmers Market: Waterville. Thursdays, 2-6 pm in the Concourse (May 4 – Oct. 26)
  • Oakland: Memorial Day parade
  • Waterville: Memorial Day parade
  • Waterville: Annual Special Olympics Open Bass Tournament
  • Belgrade Lakes: mailboat rides begin
  • Augusta: Annual Muster Civil War Encampment
  • Farmers Market: Waterville. Thursdays, 2-6 pm in the Concourse
  • Main Street Madness: Waterville. 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in The Concourse
  • Waterville: Voice of the Kennebec Festival
  • Waterville: Mid-Maine Chamber Golf Classic
  • “Whatever” Festival: Augusta. A panoply of river-related and other activities during this family oriented two week event.
  • Rock on the River: Hallowell. Tuesday evenings, June 26 – Aug. 21 (except July 4) from 7 – 8:30, free outdoor concerts at the city stage on the river. Rock to jazz to swing to reggae!
  • Gardiner : Arts Festiva
  • Windsor: The Maine Fiber Frolic
  • Skowhegan: Lakewood Theater summer season opens
  • Sidney: Blistered Fingers Annual Bluegrass Festival
  • Sidney: N.E. Music Camp Concerts begin; free series and paid admission events
  • Skowhegan: Maine Antique Power Show
  • Skowhegan: Maine Quarter Horse Show
  • Skowhegan: Spring Classic Horse Show
  • July 4th: Belgrade Lakes. A small town celebration from sunrise to well into the evening. Music, wide foods, games, antique boat parade, shop specials
    frog jumping contest, street parade and fireworks over Long Pond.
  • Statewide: Open Farm Day
  • Farmers Market: Waterville. Thursdays, 2-6 pm in the Concourse (May 4 – Oct. 26)
  • Maine International Film Festival: Waterville. A 10 day event featuring the best of American independent, international, and Maine-made films. Visiting actors and filmmakers interact with attendees. Over 80 films screened.
  • Intown Arts Fest: Waterville. Over 100 artists line Main Street for one of the state’s oldest art shows.
  • Waterville; Bossov Ballet Theater
  • “Whatever” Festival: Augusta: The festival ends with July 4 fireworks in Augusta and Winthrop.
  • Old Hallowell Day: Hallowell’s mid-summer celebration, with road races, arts & crafts, food fair, parade, music and fireworks.
  • Rock on the River: Hallowell. Every Tuesday evening in the summer (except July 4) from 7 – 8:30, free outdoor concerts at the city stage on the river. Rock to jazz to swing to reggae!
  • Winslow 4th of July: Winslow. The biggest celebration in Maine. Extensive parade, military flyover, four marching bands, renowned drum contingents, performances, activities at Fort Halifax park, and fireworks. the five-day celebration includes a Miss 4th of July pagent, lobsterbake, bean supper & pig roast, and street dance.
  • Oakland: Lions Fun Festival
  • Pittston: Pittston Fair
  • Sidney; Craft Festival
  • Loon Calling Contest: Belgrade Lakes. Small town fun at its very best.
  • Taste of Greater Waterville: share the region’s finest cuisine, with tasty treats for all throughout downtown.
  • Annual Sidewalk Sales: Waterville. Great deals and great fun!
  • Rock on the River: Hallowell. Every Tuesday evening in the summer (except July 4) from 7 – 8:30, free outdoor concerts at the city stage on the river. Rock to jazz to swing to reggae!
  • Maine Quilts: Augusta. Over 400 quilts on display, art, antique, judged, display, raffle, special exhibits, workshops with national instructors. Merchants Mall, demonstrations, lectures, quilt appraisals, silent auction.
  • Waterville: Gem and Mineral Show
  • Sidewalk Art Show: Winthrop. 80 artists from around New England compete for cash prizes. Book sale, bake sale, luncheon, and book signings.
  • Monmouth: Monmouth Fair
  • Readfield: Heritage Days Fair
  • Sidney; Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival
  • Sidney; NE Music Camp Concerts
  • Skowhegan; Appaloosa Horse Show
  • Skowhegan: Coburn Park Sunday Concerts
  • Skowhegan: Harvest Days
  • Skowhegan: Skowhegan State Fair
  • Winslow: Blueberry Festival
  • Common Ground Fair: Unity. Hundreds of vendors, exhibitors and demonstrators join more than 1,000 volunteers and over 40,000 fairgoers to share knowledge about sustainable living; eat delicious, organic, Maine-grown food; buy and sell beautiful Maine crafts and useful agricultural products; compete in various activities; dance; sing and have a great time. Downeast Magazine calls it “Maine’s most authentic country fair, uniting, as it does, old-time folkways with progressive ideas about living the good life on a fragile planet.”
  • Statewide: Pick-Your-Own Apples in Maine; getrealmaine.com
  • Waterville: Franco-American Festival
  • Manchester: Annual Apple Festival
  • Skowhegan: Autumnfest Horse Show
  • Skowhegan: Lake George Fiddle Festival
  • Skowhegan: Lake George Mountain Bike Challenge
  • Oktoberfest: Belgrade Lakes. Individual business sponsor autumn events, such as pumpkin carving, hay rides, chili contest, live music and more. 2008 date: Saturday, October 6
  • Harvest Fest: Waterville. Live music, farmers’ market, hayrides and more.
  • Fall Festival: Hallowell.
  • Augusta: Woodcarving & Wildlife Art Show
  • Unity: Great Maine Apple Day and Fall Harvest Festival
  • Statewide: Pick-Your Own Apples in Maine
  • Waterville: Colby Orchestra Concert
  • Here at the Inn: Cooking class weekends begin; and of course our November lodging special!
  • Here at the Inn:Call early to arrange your business event or private party; the holidays book quickly.
  • Nov. 17-18th, 2007: Maine Crafts at the Maine State Museum in Augusta. A juried craft fair featuring the fine handwork of over 30 Maine artisans.
  • Electric Christmas Parade: Waterville
  • Kringleville: one of downtown Waterville’s oldest traditions, Santa’s Maine home, in Castonguay Square.
  • Arts & Crafts Show: Augusta. 125 talented artisans. Free gift drawing every hour.
  • Statewide: Pick-Your-Own Maine Christmas Tree; getrealmaine.com
  • Here at the Inn: Cooking classes continue; and our December lodging package is a great value.
  • Here at the Inn:Office events, private luncheons and dinner parties are a specialty! Or contact us for party platters and specialty desserts for pick-up or drop-off.
  • Here at the Inn:Our “Greet the New Year” package.
  • Christmas Stroll: Belgrade Lakes. An evening of holiday magic. Luminaries line the street, and individual business sponsor fun such as horse drawn wagon rides, carolers, hot cider and refreshments, Santa, and the annual Cookie Walk bake sale. 2008 date: December 1.
  • Kringleville: one of downtown Waterville’s oldest traditions, visit Santa’s Maine home, in Castonguay Square.
  • Christmas in Old Hallowell: Maine’s smallest city sparkles!
  • Hinckley: Festival of Trees
  • Gardiner: The Twelve Days of Christmas
  • Skowhegan: Holiday Stroll
  • Statewide: Pick Your Own Christmas TreeWaterville: Colby’s Festival of Carols and Lights

Local event information is taken from postings on area directories and newspapers. Please follow up on events that interest you, as timeframes and locations are subject to change.