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Acadia Photo Hunt

Acadia Photo Hunt

February 3 - March 14

Join our weekly photo scavenger hunt to and share your Acadia experience with the hashtag #AcadiaPhotoHunt. Each week we'll pick our favorites to share on social media. Be sure to tag your photos with #GMOW too so we can share them with Great Maine Outdoor Weekend's social media audience too! The photo hunt will run for 5 weeks through the Acadia Winter Festival until March 14!

ME Pond Hockey Classic

Maine Pond Hockey Classic, Sidney

February 12 - February 14

The Maine Pond Hockey Classic is an annual pond hockey tournament held on Snow Pond in Sidney, Maine at the Snow Pond Center for the Arts. The tournament is for men and women 18 and older with divisions for all skill levels and abilities. Additionally, the Maine Pond Hockey Classic has amenities for players and spectators, including a Beer Garden & Players Lounge, free skating areas, area to play tailgating type games, fire pits to warm up, music and more.…

Boothbay RLT Zak Hike

Hike the Winter Story Trail, Boothbay

February 12 - February 14

Read a family friendly book while you hike! Follow the illustrated signs along the trail as they tell a wintry tale that will warm your spirit. This easy 1 mile loop through field, forest, and along a salt marsh can be completed at your own pace and on your own time. Just drive to the trail head at Zak Preserve and you will see the start of the Winter Story Trail next to the kiosk.

Five Fields Farm Downhill race

5KM Nordic Downhill Challenge, Bridgton

February 13 - February 14

Test your XC skiing abilities by trying out this 5km Nordic Downhill Challenge at Five Fields Farm in Bridgton! Open during the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend for anyone to complete at any time. Here's how you enter this self-guided race: Check in at the Five Fields Farm warming hut to purchase your trail pass. Adult full day = $12 - After 2:00pm $10 Junior = Full Day $10 - After 2:00pm $8 Ski along the marked course to the highest…

Heart of Biddeford Winterfest

Biddeford WinterFest Winter Carnival

February 14
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Daily until February 14, 2016

WinterFest 2016 is another wonderful weekend of fun - a cabin-fever-buster with something for everyone! Friday, Feb. 12 6-11 p.m. Heart 2 Heart Dance, Pepperell Center A dance to benefit the American Heart Association, hosted by UNECOM SOMA $5 in advance/$10 at the door (Advance ticket info coming soon) Saturday, Feb. 13 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Winter Carnival, Rotary Park Games, sledding, sleigh rides, snow golf, snow softball tournament, community booths Hosted by Biddeford Recreation Department, and Heart of…

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Winter StoryWalk at Mount A!

February 14
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Daily until February 14, 2016

The Story Walk™ program combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children’s books and posting them, in pieces, along a recreational path or hiking trail. Discover this winter's NEW feature: "The Snowy Day", by Anna Milbourne and illustrated by Elena Temporin. To find the story start at the base parking lot (where Mountain Road meets Ring Trail) and follow the pages along the western side of the Ring Trail (left at…

York Parks & Rec Snowman

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?, York

February 14
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Daily until February 14, 2016

Enter York’s 2nd Annual snowman sculpting CONTEST and have some fun in the snow this winter! The rules are simple: build your masterpiece starting now until the end of February vacation week, take a photo of it, and post it to York Parks and Recreation’s facebook page. The photos with the most “likes” win! Potential ‘Construction’ sites: the Town Hall front lawn, Sohier Park, Grant House, Mount A summit, wiggly bridge, your own yard For full guidelines visit: https://www.facebook.com/YorkMaine?fref=photo Contest…

Sunday River Night Skiing

Night Skiing, Snow Tubing & Twin Zips, Bethel

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Daily until February 14, 2016

Our Night Skiing, Snow Tubing & Twin Zips will be open from February 12th through February 20th. Snow Tubing is now located on Sundance trail at South Ridge, accessed by the Sundance Surface Lift. Swing by the Welcome Center at South Ridge Lodge to grab your ticket. There are limited tickets available, so purchase early! The tube park is open from 4-9PM and costs $10 per hour. Our Twin Zips give you the rush of flying through the air on…

{Postponed} Scarborough Winterfest

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This event has been postponed to Monday, February 15th. It was originally scheduled for February 13. Come join Scarborough Community Services for WinterFest 2016, our annual family-friendly event held at our Municipal outdoor ice rink and athletic fields. Take part in the ever-popular youth King and Queen ice-skating competitions or bring your entire family to compete in the Royal Family non ice skating activities. King and Queen ice skating competitions include speed skating, backwards skating, slalom skating and an on…

Norway Parks & Rec Skating

Norway Parks & Rec Public Ice Skate

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Daily until February 19, 2016

Come skate with us under the lights at the Bruce Fox Ice Rink located on Cottage Street in Norway! Ice Skates are available at no charge in the New Balance Warming Hut. Come enjoy skating under the stars or relax and socialize by the bonfire. Hot Chocolate, coffee and popcorn will be provided, please bring a healthy snack to share for the Potluck Munchie Table! The New Balance Warming Hut will also be open: Friday Feb 12th from 5-7pm Saturday Feb 13…

Norway Parks & Rec Skating

Norway Parks & Rec Public Ice Skate

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Daily until February 19, 2016

Come skate with us under the lights at the Bruce Fox Ice Rink located on Cottage Street in Norway! Ice Skates are available at no charge in the New Balance Warming Hut. Come enjoy skating under the stars or relax and socialize by the bonfire. Hot Chocolate, coffee and popcorn will be provided, please bring a healthy snack to share for the Potluck Munchie Table! The New Balance Warming Hut will also be open: Friday Feb 12th from 5-7pm Saturday Feb 13…

Wells Reserve Winter Wildlife Day

Winter Wildlife & Snow Day, Wells

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the hardy animals of southern Maine and get in on some family fun! Join us in the morning for a live animal presentation, guided walk, and "critter crafts" and stick around in the afternoon for sledding, snowshoeing, and more family fun. We'll bring the cocoa! Please Note: 1) If we need to postpone due to weather, we'll aim for Friday, February 19. 2) A limited number of snowshoes, mostly children's sizes, is available to use. Bring your own if…

RRCT Pisgah Rain or shine

Rain or Shine Club at Pisgah Hill Preserve, New Gloucester

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Royal River Conservation Trust's free Rain or Shine Club explores your backyard with a concise, thoughtful outing each week. Join the Club for a fun & well planned, no cost, guided adventure. Every Thursday, always 10 AM, always free; rain (or snow) or shine. The Rain or Shine Club is geared toward young families. Load your babies in backpacks or come toddle along. Everyone from infants to grandparents are welcome. We keep the group together so everyone enjoys their…

Norway Parks & Rec Skating

Norway Parks & Rec Public Ice Skate

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until February 19, 2016

Come skate with us under the lights at the Bruce Fox Ice Rink located on Cottage Street in Norway! Ice Skates are available at no charge in the New Balance Warming Hut. Come enjoy skating under the stars or relax and socialize by the bonfire. Hot Chocolate, coffee and popcorn will be provided, please bring a healthy snack to share for the Potluck Munchie Table! The New Balance Warming Hut will also be open: Friday Feb 12th from 5-7pm Saturday Feb 13…

Norway Parks & Rec Skating

Norway Parks & Rec Public Ice Skate

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Daily until February 19, 2016

Come skate with us under the lights at the Bruce Fox Ice Rink located on Cottage Street in Norway! Ice Skates are available at no charge in the New Balance Warming Hut. Come enjoy skating under the stars or relax and socialize by the bonfire. Hot Chocolate, coffee and popcorn will be provided, please bring a healthy snack to share for the Potluck Munchie Table! The New Balance Warming Hut will also be open: Friday Feb 12th from 5-7pm Saturday Feb 13…

{CANCELLED} 3rd Annual Ice Fishing Derby, East Waterboro

February 20 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

*** This event has been cancelled due to ice conditions. Please join us another time! Ice Fishing Derby at little Ossipee Lake, East Waterboro, ME. There will be many prizes including, but not limited to, Heaviest Cold Water Fish $1000.00, Heaviest Bass $500.00, Children's Division Heaviest fish Maine Lifetime Fishing License and Trophy. It will be a great family event and coincides with the State of Maine Free Family Fishing Days so no license is required!! A trailer will be…

Frost-Fest

{POSTPONED} Frost Fest, Bucksport

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

*** This event has been postponed to 2/20/16 due to the expected cold temperatures. Frost Fest is an annual winter celebration held in Bucksport during February school vacation. Activities this year will be on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the ice skating rink on Miles Lane in Bucksport. An old fashioned ice skating party with music from Ray J’z Muzik will kick it off at 11am. Other activities include a snow sculpture competition and miniature golf in a course made…

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Snow Sculpting Lesson, Hinckley

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday February 20th at 1pm– Snow Sculpting Lesson! Try out the joys of making snow sculptures outside the museum. There will be some packed snow but also some great snow banks to play in. There will be tools to try and some photos of snow sculptures to inspire your creations! Dress warmly and wear snow pants if you have them. This is for all ages, adults will love this too.

RRCT Full Moon Snowshoe

Full Moon Snowshoe at Pisgah Hill Preserve, New Gloucester

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday, February 20th. Free. 4 pm to 7 pm. Join the Royal River Conservation Trust for our signature annual full moon snowshoe evening at Pisgah Hill Preserve on the New Gloucester-Pownal town line, hosted by neighbors Terry DeWan and Nancy Wines-DeWan. We’ll watch the full moon rise over the Pownal to the east, the sunset over Mount Washington to the west, with bonfires at the Pisgah Hill summit. Meet at the trailhead on Dougherty Road in New Gloucester (Chadsey Road…

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{POSTPONED} Snowshoe at Philbrick Trail, Skowhegan

February 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

*** This event has been postponed due to weather. It has been rescheduled for February 21st. Come join members from Somerset Woods on a snowshoe through Philbrick Trails. The trails lead through stands of hemlock and white pine and provide views of the Kennebec River. Bring along the family, as the trails provide easy snowshoeing and often provide good viewing of various animal tracks throughout the woodlot and river's edge.

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Acadia Winter Festival, Schoodic

February 26 - March 1

Visit acadiawinterfestival.org for full details! Who? Acadia National Park, Camp Beech Cliff, Schoodic Institute, and community partners What? A celebration of Acadia National Park's Centennial, winter in Maine, and our natural and community resources.   Where? Anchor locations are Camp Beech Cliff and Schoodic Institute. Community partners will also be hosting events and activities at other locations throughout the ten-day event.   When? February 26 - March 1 ~ Schoodic Point March 2 - March 6 ~ Mount Desert Island   Why?…

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Acadia Winter Festival, Camp Beech Cliff

March 2 - March 6

Visit acadiawinterfestival.org for full details! Who? Acadia National Park, Camp Beech Cliff, Schoodic Institute, and community partners What? A celebration of Acadia National Park's Centennial, winter in Maine, and our natural and community resources.   Where? Anchor locations are Camp Beech Cliff and Schoodic Institute. Community partners will also be hosting events and activities at other locations throughout the ten-day event.   When? February 26 - March 1 ~ Schoodic Point March 2 - March 6 ~ Mount Desert Island   Why?…

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