Events

October 6, 2018
  • GPMCT Wildlands Adventure Race


    October 6, 2018  1:00 pm4:00 pm
    Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery

    The Wildlands Adventure Challenge will take place for the first time on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

    A beginners’ race will give those new to adventure racing a fun, gentle introduction to the sport. The beginners’ race will last between one and three hours and will include hiking and canoeing in provided boats.

    For those seeking a bigger challenge, the 8-hour race will including hiking, canoeing, and mountain biking.

    The race is hosted by the Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust and all proceeds from the race will benefit the trust. The course is designed by the members of Strong Machine Adventure Racing, a nationally ranked adventure race team based in Portland, Maine and the organizers of the Maine Summer Adventure Race. Info and Registration

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October 13, 2018
  • BHHT- Peninsula Harvest Festival


    October 13, 2018  11:00 am3:00 pm
    Mainescape Inc, 48 South St, Blue Hill, ME 04614, USA

    Food – Beer – Music – Scarecrows… The Blue Hill Peninsula Harvest Festival on October 13th!

    Join friends and neighbors for the fourth annual Peninsula Harvest Festival on October 13th from 11am-3pm. The festival, at Mainescape Garden Shop on South Street in Blue Hill, is free and open to the public. This event is organized by Mainescape Garden Shop, Blue Hill Heritage Trust and the Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.

    Free samples and items for purchase from local food, craft beer & coffee vendors, area artisans, live music, kid’s activities, scarecrow contest, and the kickoff to the Winter Farmers Market- come celebrate all our fabulous peninsula has to offer!

    Bring the kids! A special kid’s area, hosted by Explore Outdoors, will provide younger visitors with several fun and educational activities all afternoon. And the Scarecrow Contest is open to any family or group in the region who wishes to participate!

    For more information on the scarecrow contest, please contact Althea Paine at Mainescape. Scarecrow contest entries can be delivered to Mainescape between Friday, October 5th and Friday, October 12th. Voting will close at the end of the festival on the 13th and cash prizes from the Christopher Group will be awarded for Scariest, Funniest, and People’s Choice.

    Admission is free and all are invited! It is our way of saying “Thank You!” to the community that supports our local economy year round.

    Any vendors interested in participating should contact Althea at Mainescape by 10/5.

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October 28, 2018
  • Wildlands Trail Run


    October 28, 2018  11:00 am12:30 pm
    Wildlands (enter through South Gate off Rt. 1)

    Annual 2 mile fun run and 6.3 mile challenge in the Wildlands (enter through South Gate off Rt. 1) – Registration closes 30 minutes before the race.

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  • BHHT- Mushroom ID Workshop


    October 28, 2018  1:00 pm3:00 pm
    Greenbie Trail, Shore Rd, Castine

    David Porter will once again lead the very popular Mushroom ID Workshop at our Greenbie Trail off 166 in Castine. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot for this great event! Register by calling our office at 374-5118.

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