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September 2016
Free

Brown Bag Lunch Series at Schoodic – Author Allen Workman, Winter Harbor

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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We invite you to attend our Brown Bag Lunch Series, held the third Thursday of each month. We offer a range of topics to guide present and future generations to a greater understanding and appreciation for nature and the local environment. Come join us! No registration required! Join us as we welcome Allen Workman, author of “Schoodic Point: History on the Edge of Acadia National Park,” as he charts a course through Schoodic Point’s evolution, ecology, challenges and preservation. Enjoy…

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Free

Trail’s End Festival, Millinocket

September 16 - September 18
Veteran’s Park, Millinocket,
Millinocket, ME United States
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Trails End Fest

All trails will again lead to Millinocket, Maine and the 2016 Trails End Festival held on September 16, 17 & 18. People in the Katahdin Region and from all over will celebrate with food, activities and fun for the whole family. Join us for 3-days of free music in downtown Millinocket. This year's musical lineup is being planned and will be announced as soon as we have definite commitments. The 2016 Trails End Festival Committee will continue to bring old…

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 16
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Cost of camping paid directly to NPS

GMOW Camping in Acadia

September 16 - September 18
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Join us for a weekend of camping. We will be staying at Blackwoods Campground in Acadia National Park starting Sept. 15 for 6 nights in our trailer. RV and tent camping available. Please make your own reservations for the nights you want and join us for activities to celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend and the park's 100th birthday. See our Sept. 17 post for a hike to Cadillac Mt. Let us know if you make a reservation so we…

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Free

Explore the Preserves and Trails of the RRCT

September 16 - September 18
RRCT explore preserves

Explore the preserves and trails of the Royal River Conservation Trust and enter a drawing to win a prize. We have designated four preserves for the GMOW – Littlejohn Island, Knight's Pond, Pisgah Hill and Runaround Pond. Each preserve will have a special GMOW sign along the trail. Snap a picture of the sign and post it (and other scenic photos) on our Facebook page during the weekend of September 16-18 and you will be entered into our prize drawing. (If…

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Free

Bird Banding Field Station Visit, Winter Harbor

September 16 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening Sept 16 & 17
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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bird banding schoodic

Join us for a look at songbird migration with a field visit to the Institute’s bird banding station on the campus of the Schoodic Education and Research Center, September 16 and 17, 7:30 to 9 AM. The birds are captured and released after receiving a light-weight aluminum band. Witness the process of how birds are captured, how migratory fitness is measured, and how this study contributes to bird conservation and land management. This is a great opportunity to see birds…

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Free

North Hill Trail Hike, Buckfield

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
WFLT Packard Trail hike

Thrill in the fall colors on a moderately challenging 2 mile hike on a new single track trail overlooking South Pond in Buckfield. Meet 9am at Town Garage on John Ellingwood Rd. , Buckfield.

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$48

Sea Kayak Tour to Fort Gorges in Casco Bay, Portland

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Portland Paddle,
Cutter St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Portland Paddle Fort Gorges

Fort Gorges, a Civil War-era granite fort surrounded by water, is one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay, and it's only accessible by small boat. This three-hour guided trip is the best way to combine the experience of sea kayaking on the Maine coast with exploring one of the region's most interesting historic landmarks. We'll start off with a paddle into Portland harbor and then make the crossing out to Hog Island, where we'll land on a beach…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Free Canoes at Royal River Park, Yarmouth

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Royal River Park, Yarmouth,
118 East Elm Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Yarmouth Community Services

Yarmouth Community services keeps 4 canoes for the public to sign out and rent. On Friday September 16, use of the boats will be free and there will be a staff member available on site all day to help get you into and onto the the water. Paddles and adult PFD's are provided. Kids PFD's are not provided but kids are required to wear a life jacket anytime they are in a boat.

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Cost varies by activity

Sunday River Mountain Park, Bethel

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Open Friday through Sunday from 10AM to 4PM every weekend from September 9 through October 9.
Sunday River South Ridge Lodge,
15 South Ridge Road
Newry, ME United States
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Sunday River Mountain Park

South Ridge is the activity hub of Sunday River and the central point for all on-mountain activities that make up our Mountain Park, including lift rides, ziplines, disc golf, mountain biking, a climbing wall, and a bungee trampoline. In addition to our activities, you'll find good eats at Mainely Grill, plus Sunday River Sports at South Ridge is open with the latest gear and apparel. All Mountain Park activities are available on their own, or you can combine several together…

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$35

Katahdin Sugar Island Cruise, Greenville

September 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on September 17, 2016
Moosehead Marine Museum, Greenville,
12 Lily Bay Rd
Greenville, ME 04441 United States
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moosehead chamber katahdin cruise

Enjoy the natural beauty and history of Moosehead Lake aboard a 1914 steamboat with narration of the region’s rich history. This 3 hour cruise takes passengers to the widest part of Moosehead Lake, just north of Sugar Island. Lunch fare available from the galley. Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed. We accept Mastercard and Visa. Tickets purchased online will be emailed to the purchaser at the address they provide and should be printed and presented in the gift shop to…

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Free

Pondicherry Park Guided Walk, Bridgton

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maine Lake Science Center, Bridgton,
51 Willet Rd
Bridgton, ME 04009 United States
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LEA pondicherry walk

Join Lakes Environmental Association educators for a fun and easy walk in Pondicherry Park in the heart of downtown Bridgton. We will talk about local flora and fauna, a little history of the park, and mostly just enjoy being in the woods. Maps of the park will be available. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon outdoors! We hope to see you!

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Free

Lakes Environmental Association Community Potluck, Bridgton

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Lake Science Center, Bridgton,
51 Willet Rd
Bridgton, ME 04009 United States
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Lakes Environmental Association

Join Lakes Environmental Association in a relaxed family style potluck at the Maine Lake Science Center. We will have an opportunity to break bread, enjoy the quiet woods abutting Pondicherry Park, and sit outside under the shaded canopy. A fun and delicious way to kick off the Great Maine Outdoors Weekend! Please let us know if you are coming, and bring a dish to share!

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Free

Full Moonrise Hike at Pigeon Hill, Steuben

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for a spectacular evening hike at Pigeon Hill Preserve in Steuben. We’ll hike up to summit watch the sunset to the west then just minutes later turn to watch the full the moon rise over the water to the east. Pack a picnic dinner and share a drink with old friends and new by the light of the full moon. Please refrain from bringing glass containers on the hike. Hikers should also be prepared with flashlights for their…

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Free

Sunset Hike at Hawk Mountain, Waterford

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hawk Mountain,
ME United States
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Enjoy a 40 minute gently inclined hike to a spectacular lookout during sunset. Trailhead on Hawk Mtn Rd, 7/10 mile south of Mill Hill Rd. Waterford.

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$5 - $39

Full Moon Dinner – Harvest Moon, Bethel

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday River South Ridge Lodge,
15 South Ridge Road
Newry, ME United States
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Sunday River Harvest Dinner

  Celebrate September's full moon, a Harvest Moon, with a scenic lift ride to Sunday River's mid-mountain Peak Lodge. Prior to dinner, sip cocktails on the outdoor terrace before partaking in one of our signature Peak Dinners. After dinner, take in the stunning views of the Sunday River Valley lit by the full moon overhead. The cocktail reception is at 6:30PM, and dinner is served at 7:00PM. Full Moon Dinners include a round-trip scenic lift ticket and entry into the…

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Free

Lubec’s International Coastal Cleanup, Lubec

September 17 - September 24
Lubec Memorial Library,
55 Water St
Lubec, ME 04652 United States
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Lubec Coastal Cleanup

Every year volunteers in Lubec grab a trash bag and data sheet at the Lubec Memorial Library (207-733-2491) during Maine Coast Week to sign up to clean and record trash for a part of Lubec’s 97 miles of coastline. Organized by APPLE (Association to Promote and Protect the Lubec Environment), this year’s coast week is September 17-24, part of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup. Get together with your friends in a group or just go with a buddy, pick…

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Free

Acadia Car Free Morning

September 17 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Acadia National Park Headquarters,
22 McFarland Hill Dr
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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acadia car free morning

Visitors to Acadia National Park can enjoy walking, biking and skating along Park Loop Road while it is closed to private vehicles from midnight to noon. See website for details. This event is free - park entrance fee waived for all visitors during car free morning.

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 17
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Hike Beech Cliff, Canada Cliff and Beech Mountain in Acadia with author Carey Kish, MDI

September 17
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Join AMC guidebook author, Carey Kish, for an interpretive hike on Great Maine Outdoor Weekend in Acadia National Park. The group will enjoy a guided hike on Beech Cliff, Canada Cliff and Beech Mountain, all part of Hike #30 in Carey’s latest book, AMC’s Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast. This will be a late morning hike of 3.2 miles, moderate difficulty and 2.5 hours in length. Hike to be followed a brown bag lunch nearby at AMC’s Echo…

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Free

Hike to Cadillac Mountain, MDI

September 17
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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We will be staying at Blackwoods Campground for the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend and the park's 100th anniversary. We will plan to leave from the Route 3 trail head up the South Ridge Trail to the top of Cadillac Mt. 7.1 miles and elevation gain of about 1500'. Great views from the ledges along the way. A steady uphill climb at a moderate pace. Must be used to elevation gain and longer hikes. Aimed at the older crowd but open…

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Free

Bird Banding Field Station Visit, Winter Harbor

September 17 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening Sept 16 & 17
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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bird banding schoodic

Join us for a look at songbird migration with a field visit to the Institute’s bird banding station on the campus of the Schoodic Education and Research Center, September 16 and 17, 7:30 to 9 AM. The birds are captured and released after receiving a light-weight aluminum band. Witness the process of how birds are captured, how migratory fitness is measured, and how this study contributes to bird conservation and land management. This is a great opportunity to see birds…

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$89

Dead River Whitewater Rafting with Northern Outdoors

September 17 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Northern Outdoors, The Forks,
1771 US-201
West Forks, ME 04985 United States
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Dead River Rafting Photo Credit: Northern Outdoors

Are you ready to ride the Dead River in the fall with exciting class 3 and 4 rapids? Then make your plans to raft the Dead River in the small High Adventure Sport rafts! This dam-controlled river has only 8 releases per season from below Grand Falls to the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead rivers. Your Dead River trip builds in intensity with great warm-up rapids at the top, and culminates in the class 4 Poplar Hill Falls at…

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2016 Loon Echo Trek, Bridgton

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shawnee Peak Ski Area,
119 Mountain Road
Bridgton, ME 04009 United States
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THE MOUNTAINS CALL. The 2016 Loon Echo Trek will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Shawnee Peak Ski Area in Bridgton, ME. Tackle the Toughest Century in Maine or choose to ride 25, 50 or 80 mile routes in the foothills of western Maine. You can also hike 4.5 or 6 miles across the ridge line of Pleasant Mountain. Do a bit of both with the Trek's Hike & Bike option. Enjoy a post-Trek party with a taco…

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Free

RiverJam Festival + Two Cities: One River, Biddeford & Saco

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
RiverJam Heart of Biddeford

Get to the heart of Biddeford and Saco for a full day of outdoor events, Saturday, September 17. The morning includes a 5K road race, the afternoon has kid's activities and a maker's fair plus kayak rides and demos on the river, and the evening culminates with the RiverJam Festival featuring Rustic Overtones, Mallett Brothers, Ghost of Paul Revere and Sarah Blacker. All outdoor events (except races with pre-registration) are free!

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Northeast Whitewater Swiftwater Rescue Training

September 17 @ 8:30 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm
Northeast Whitewater, Greenville,
155 Greenville Road
Shirley Mills, ME 04485 United States
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Northeast Whitewater is thrilled to offer our Swiftwater Rescue training with guest instructor, Mike Mather of Mather Rescue. With over 20 years on the water, Mike Mather is one of the more experienced and entertaining rescue professionals in the industry. Having taught technical rescue courses all over the U.S. and in Europe, Mike has an unconventional approach to this topic. Northeast Whitewater will challenge its participants through thoughtful whitewater predicaments that will help participants to stay level headed, all the…

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$58

Half-Day Sea Kayak Trip on Casco Bay

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Portland Paddle,
Cutter St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Portland Paddle sea kayak

This trip offers an island-hopping adventure in the archipelago of gorgeous islands that lie along the edge of Casco Bay. This has long been our most popular trip. The many islands create endless options, so your exact route will depend on the weather conditions and tide cycles. On some days we take a one-way route that allow us to venture further into the islands and keep the wind at our backs as much as possible. You'll look out for wildlife…

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$109

Rafters Appreciation Weekend, West Forks

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Magic Falls Rafting Base Camp, West Forks,
38 Dead River Rd
West Forks, ME 04985 United States
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magic falls raft

Combination whitewater rafting trip on the Dead River Saturday the 17th and whitewater rafting trip on the Kennebec either Friday the 16th or Sunday the 18th. Each followed by a hearty outdoor BBQ with choice of steak, chicken fish or veggie burger, rice, coleslaw, rolls and homemade dessert. Registration is required - contact Magic Falls Rafting Co. to book your space. $109/person.

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Free

Family Day at Holt Pond, Bridgton

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LEA Holt Pond Family Day

Join Lakes Environmental Association Educator Mary Jewett for a fun morning out at the Holt Pond Preserve. Explore the trails and boardwalks, and enjoy time in the woods with your family. Trails meander over stone walls, through a red maple swamp, and out onto a floating sphagnum moss mat complete with pitcher plants and leatherleaf. See if you can spy the local beaver family working on their lodge or dam! Join Mary for a short walk and outdoor activities, or…

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Free

Saddleback Mountain via Berry Pickers’ Trail Hike, Madrid

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saddleback Mountain,
ME United States
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MATLT Saddleback berry pickers

At long last, the Berry Pickers’ Trail will be opening just in time for the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend! This trail will be completed in late summer and should be ready for hikers by then. The trailhead is on a logging road on the Orbeton Stream conservation easement, and proceeds over an ATV/snowmobile trail for approximately 1.5 miles. From there is climbs a ridge up the east side of Saddleback Mountain and reaching the top of the ridge (and the…

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Free

Logging History of the Machias River Guided Hike, Machias

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Machias River area is steeped in logging history. Join retired forester Bill Cherry for a guided hike of the Machias River Heritage Trail. Bill will share stories of the logging days while providing information about the logistics of the log drives. Please wear appropriate footwear, the trails can be rough and uneven. Dress for the weather and don't forget the sun protection and bug repellant. Bring your own water and snack. This hike is about 3.5 miles in length.…

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Free

Guided Hike up Great Pond Mountain, Orland

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery, East Orland,
306 Hatchery Rd.
East Orland, ME 04431 United States
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Join the Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust for a guided hike up Great Pond Mountain to celebrate the Acadia Centennial and enjoy vistas of Arcadie and Acadia! Meet at the Craig Brook Fish Hatchery at 10am on Saturday, Sept 17. Hike will be about 2 miles, easy-moderate.  

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Free

Wildflower Walk at Central Penjajawoc Preserve, Bangor

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
bangor land trust wildflower walk

Join us for #5 in BLT's 2016 spring/summer series of Wildflower Walks. We may need to walk the entire 1 1/2 mile loop to find some different types in this wooded preserve. We'll look at blooming flowers and at seeds/fruiting structures of those past their prime. Meet at the Central Penjajawoc Preserve kiosk off of Essex Street, at 10 am, Saturday, September 17th. Find the small parking area for this preserve 400 yards south of the Burleigh Road and Essex…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Adaptive Equipment Display & Demonstration, Acadia National Park

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation Logo

Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation, the state's largest year-round adaptive sports program for children and adults with physical disabilities, will hold its annual "Multi-Sport Weekend" at Acadia National Park on September 17th and 18th. Join us for an equipment display and try adaptive cycles in the parking lot of Eagle Lake, from 10 am to 2 pm each day. We'll also have information on participating in our full schedule of summer and winter programs, all of which are offered free…

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Free

Mill Brook Preserve Trail Walk, Westbrook

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mill Brook Preserve, Westbrook,
802 Methodist Rd
Westbrook, ME United States
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PRLT mill brook walk

Join the Presumpscot Regional Land Trust on Saturday, September 17 at 10am for a two hour walk at our new Mill Brook Preserve in Westbrook as part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. Just a few miles west of Portland, you will be amazed how wild and beautiful our newest Preserve is. The walk will be led by Toby Jacobs, the land trust Stewardship and Outreach Coordinator. Toby will both share his experience designing and building the trail and highlight…

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$1 - $3

101 Things at the Pond, Hinckley

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley,
14 Easler Rd
Hinckley, ME 04944 United States
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LC Bates 101 pond

Come help us celebrate our pond's birthday on September 17, 2016. “The Artificial”, a man made pond behind the L.C.Bates Museum at Good Will-Hinckley, that is 100 years old this year will be the center of our Great Maine Outdoor Weekend event. The pond was designed by Parker who was associated with the Olmsted Firm. To celebrate our pond's birthday, we will have guided explorations of the pond and its varied wetland flora and fauna between 10 AM and 2…

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$25

Cycle for Sweetser: A Family Fun Ride, Saco

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sweetser School,
50 Moody St.
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Cycle for Sweetser is a community bike ride which will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016. This is a fun community event that takes place entirely on the scenic Eastern Trail, which runs alongside Sweetser's Saco campus and makes for a perfect ride for families, community members, and biking enthusiasts Registration will open at 8:30am at 50 Moody Street in Saco. The rides begin at 10:00am and start/end at 50 Moody Street. Post-ride activities will include refreshments, apple cider pressing…

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Free

Mountain Bike Rally on the Witt’s End Trail, Norway

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
wflt witts end bike trail

Shepard’s Farm Preserve. Parking 1/2 mi. north of Lake Rd. 121 Crockett Ridge Rd., Norway. Over 4 miles of woodland and pasture trails and Bernard Langlais sculptures. Fun easy terrain. Bring picnic lunch. Rental bikes available from the Green Machine. Call to register 739-2124.

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Cost varies by activity

Sunday River Mountain Park, Bethel

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Open Friday through Sunday from 10AM to 4PM every weekend from September 9 through October 9.
Sunday River South Ridge Lodge,
15 South Ridge Road
Newry, ME United States
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Sunday River Mountain Park

South Ridge is the activity hub of Sunday River and the central point for all on-mountain activities that make up our Mountain Park, including lift rides, ziplines, disc golf, mountain biking, a climbing wall, and a bungee trampoline. In addition to our activities, you'll find good eats at Mainely Grill, plus Sunday River Sports at South Ridge is open with the latest gear and apparel. All Mountain Park activities are available on their own, or you can combine several together…

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Free

8th Annual Family Jamboree, Wells

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wells Harbor Park,
331 Harbor Road
Wells, ME 04090 United States
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Family-Jamboree wells

Free fun family day of old fashioned games, crafts, food, vendors and more!

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$15 - $30

The Great Hike, Boothbay

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
BRLT great hike

In celebration of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Boothbay Region Land Trust (BRLT) will again host The Great Hike at Ovens Mouth Preserve. Stroll along the salt marsh and tidal waters of Ovens Mouth while searching for clues for fabulous prizes in a fun for all ages scavenger hunt! After the hike, a BBQ on the abutting private farm will take place, which will include live music and more games! The hike, fun games, and excellent food will suit people…

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Free

Hike the Park! | Katahdin Woods & Waters Recreation Area

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
NRCM Katahdin Woods & Waters

Join the Natural Resources Council of Maine for a fun hike on Saturday, September 17th up Barnard Mountain at the Katahdin Woods & Waters Recreation Area, the land proposed to be a new national monument. Together, we’ll hike approximately four miles roundtrip, along a portion of the International Appalachian Trail, over Katahdin Brook, to the top of Barnard Mountain along a trail recently created by the Maine Conservation Corps. At the top of Barnard Mountain, we’ll be treated to spectacular…

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$35

Katahdin Sugar Island Cruise, Greenville

September 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on September 17, 2016
Moosehead Marine Museum, Greenville,
12 Lily Bay Rd
Greenville, ME 04441 United States
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moosehead chamber katahdin cruise

Enjoy the natural beauty and history of Moosehead Lake aboard a 1914 steamboat with narration of the region’s rich history. This 3 hour cruise takes passengers to the widest part of Moosehead Lake, just north of Sugar Island. Lunch fare available from the galley. Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed. We accept Mastercard and Visa. Tickets purchased online will be emailed to the purchaser at the address they provide and should be printed and presented in the gift shop to…

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Free

Noyes Mountain Hike, Greenwood

September 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
wflt noyes mtn

Hike 1 mile up intermediate switchback trails to a spectacular viewpoint and to an historic tourmaline quarry . Meet at Richardson Hollow Rd, east of Upton Bros. Rd. Call 739-2124 to register.

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$35

Lobster Bake with Boat Tour, Swan Island

September 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lobster-bake swan island

Bring the family out for some time on the water as we navigate around Little Swan Island and then stop at the campground for a traditional lobster bake! Lobster, clams, corn, potato, salad and desert. Dress for the weather as it can be cooler and breezy on the water. If you're thinking about a weekend of camping or a day of camping this would be a great way to top it off. Tickets are $35 per person and a minimum…

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$50

Camp SOCI Campout, Yarmouth

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - September 18 @ 12:00 pm
Camp SOCI,
9 Sandy Point Rd
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Yarmouth Community Services

Join YCS and Maine Guide Kyle Warren for an camping adventure on Cousins Island. The town owned, former girl scout camp has lots of places to pitch your tent, large roofed picnic pavilions, and plumbing and electricity and a refrigerator in the small camp building. Dinner and breakfast will be provided. Bring all of your own camping gear. There is a fee.

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$35

Stand-Up Paddleboard Sunset Tour, Portland

September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Portland Paddle,
Cutter St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Portland Paddle sunset SUP

This guided tour offers the opportunity to watch the sun setting over the Portland waterfront from atop stand-up paddleboard (SUP). The hour before sunset is the most beautiful time to be on the waters of Casco Bay and it's also when seas tend to be calmest and best for SUP. We'll start off with a quick SUP lesson and then take a leisurely paddle along the Portland waterfront. As we venture out onto open water we'll enjoy a panoramic view…

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Moon & Stars Hike up Blue Hill Mountain, Blue Hill

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blue Hill Mountain,
Mountain Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614 United States
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Blue Hill Heritage Trust Logo

Join Blue Hill Heritage Trust for a night time hike up Blue Hill Mountain and watch the Moon-rise over Acadia National Park, who turns 100 this year! Bring your flashlight, headlamps, and sense of adventure for this fun event. Then stay for a night of Star-gazing with local experts.

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 18
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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$35

17th Annual Trail to Ale 10K Race/Walk, Portland

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
portland trails trail to ale

Join almost 2000 runners and walkers for the 17th Annual Trail to Ale 10K Race/Walk and support the trails you love. There’s nothing better than a run or walk along Portland’s waterfront trails in their most glorious season. Pair that run/walk with pizza, beer, yoga, massages, healthy snacks, and a DJ’d dance party to meet you at the finish line–and you’ve got Portland’s favorite fall 10K! Race starts at 9 am, party starts as soon as you cross the finish…

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$48

Sea Kayak Tour to Fort Gorges in Casco Bay, Portland

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Portland Paddle,
Cutter St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Portland Paddle Fort Gorges

Fort Gorges, a Civil War-era granite fort surrounded by water, is one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay, and it's only accessible by small boat. This three-hour guided trip is the best way to combine the experience of sea kayaking on the Maine coast with exploring one of the region's most interesting historic landmarks. We'll start off with a paddle into Portland harbor and then make the crossing out to Hog Island, where we'll land on a beach…

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Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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$10

Dogs, Cats, and a Few Birds – Canine Agility, Norway

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
wflt canine agility

Canine agility fun trial at Shepard’s Farm Preserve. Parking 1/2 mi. north of Lake Rd. on Crockett Ridge Rd. Woodland and pasture trails, Bernard Langlais sculptures. Fun terrain. Bring picnic lunch. Any level ability welcome. Call to register 739-2124.

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Cost varies by activity

Sunday River Mountain Park, Bethel

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Open Friday through Sunday from 10AM to 4PM every weekend from September 9 through October 9.
Sunday River South Ridge Lodge,
15 South Ridge Road
Newry, ME United States
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Sunday River Mountain Park

South Ridge is the activity hub of Sunday River and the central point for all on-mountain activities that make up our Mountain Park, including lift rides, ziplines, disc golf, mountain biking, a climbing wall, and a bungee trampoline. In addition to our activities, you'll find good eats at Mainely Grill, plus Sunday River Sports at South Ridge is open with the latest gear and apparel. All Mountain Park activities are available on their own, or you can combine several together…

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Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 19
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 20
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 21
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 22
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Acadia Night Sky Festival

September 22 - September 25
Acadia National Park Headquarters,
22 McFarland Hill Dr
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Celebrating naturally dark skies of Downeast Maine through education, science and the arts. Check website for details about all of the events happening in and around the region September 22-25, 2016! http://www.acadianightskyfestival.org  

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 23
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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$65

Capture the Night Workshop, Winter Harbor

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening Sept 23 & 24, 2016
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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astro photography schoodic

Don’t put your camera away just because the sun has set. With today’s digital cameras, taking photographs at night is easier than ever and a lot of fun. Come join our Capturing the Night Workshop where we examine Astro-Landscape Photography, Night Photography and Light Painting. This workshop is for the amateur to the professional photographer. If you wish to learn how to successfully capture night images, then this is the workshop for you. Depending on the weather, the group will…

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Free

National Public Lands Day Trail Work, Acadia National Park

September 24
Acadia National Park Headquarters,
22 McFarland Hill Dr
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Join us for National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 24th. On this special day you can join Appalachian Mountain Club Members, Friends of Acadia, and park service staff in the field to help with trail maintenance projects. As a treat some participants will be able to go into the field with our Waldron's Warrior Volunteers and learn how to build and maintain Bates Carins. Light refreshments will be offered during morning registration. For more details and to sign up…

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Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 24
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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$7 - $16

Punkinfiddle Family Festival & National Estuaries Day, Wells

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wells Reserve at Laudholm,
342 Laudholm Farm Road
Wells, ME 04090 United States
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Wells Reserve Punkinfiddle Family Festival 2015

Punkinfiddle features traditional crafts, hands-on learning, lively music, old-fashioned games, fun food, farm animals, and lots of happy faces in a historic seaside setting. This event has become a tradition for both locals and folks from away. All outdoors, all day, all for families! Stuff a scarecrow, stomp your feet, paint a pumpkin, churn butter, quiz a fiddle maker, create a craft, walk the beach, and leave smiling.

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$65

Capture the Night Workshop, Winter Harbor

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening Sept 23 & 24, 2016
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
astro photography schoodic

Don’t put your camera away just because the sun has set. With today’s digital cameras, taking photographs at night is easier than ever and a lot of fun. Come join our Capturing the Night Workshop where we examine Astro-Landscape Photography, Night Photography and Light Painting. This workshop is for the amateur to the professional photographer. If you wish to learn how to successfully capture night images, then this is the workshop for you. Depending on the weather, the group will…

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 25
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 26
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 27
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 28
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 29
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

September 30
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Art Walk Lewiston Auburn

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lewiston Auburn Arts,
221 Lisbon St
Lewiston, ME 04240 United States
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Lewiston Auburn Arts logo

Join us in downtown Lewiston Auburn to see the work of over 40 local artists! This event happens on the last Friday of each month during summer (May-September) from 5-8 PM.

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October 2016
Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 1
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 2
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 3
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 4
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
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Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 5
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

Find out more »
Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 6
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

Find out more »
Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 7
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

Find out more »
Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

Find out more »
Free

Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 8
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

Find out more »
Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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Fall Foliage Orange River Paddle, Whiting

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join us for a fall foliage paddle of the Orange River in Whiting (BYOB - Bring Your Own Boat). We will launch from Orange River Landing. You will need to bring your own canoe or kayak, paddles, and PFD. Dress for the weather and don't forget the sun screen and bug protection as well as water and a snack. We will be on hand to help unload and load boats. Getting to Orange River Landing: from the North--take US Route…

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Seawatch at Schoodic Point

October 9
|Recurring Event (See all)
Happening daily August through October
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park,
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
+ Google Map
seawatch schoodic

At Schoodic Point, migration monitoring volunteers stay busy identifying and counting seabirds on their way south from late August through November. Flocks of cormorants, eiders, Canada Geese, mergansers, and an assortment of diving ducks routinely pass by within binocular range of shore. Visit with the volunteer bird counters on a daily basis from sunrise (~7am) to 10 AM, and again in the afternoon from 3 to 5 PM. Learn how to look at flying birds through a spotting scope and…

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Celebrating Arcadie & Acadia Centennial, Orland

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Guided Hike up Flag Hill in the Wildlands Preserve to enjoy the autumnal foliage and vistas of Arcadie and Acadia. This hike can be a long version - 5-6 miles and also a shortened version 1.5 miles.... depending on make up of hikers. Meet at South Gate off Acadia Highway ( Route One) opposite the western terminus of the Toddy Pond Road

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Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

Find out more »
Free

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch 2016

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
This event happens daily from August - October
Cadillac Mountain,
Cadillac Mt Rd
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 United States
+ Google Map
cadillac mtn hawk watch schoodic

Take part in counting migratory hawks by visiting the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch site on Mount Desert Island. The count is ongoing on a daily basis from 10 AM to 2 PM. Join volunteer spotters and Acadia National Park interpreters at the summit of Acadia National Park to learn about the phenomenon of hawk migration. Binoculars are a must to get a better look, but sometimes you can see a Bald Eagle or Osprey at very close range!

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