Schoodic Scenic Byway Events


Downeast Fisheries Trail

Eagle Hill Institute
- Lecture Calendar

Frenchman Bay Conservancy
- Calendar
- Monday Music Series
- Short Hikes Map

Franklin Historical Society

Gouldsboro Historical Society

Schoodic Education and Research Center Institute

Sullivan-Sorrento Historical Society

Pierre Monteux School for Conductors and Orchestra Musicians

Schoodic Arts for All
- Concerts
- Art Shows
- Last Friday Coffee House

Taunton Bay Education Center

Events at the Schoodic Arts for All Fesival

Schoodic National Scenic Byway

  • May 16, 2015 Annual Trade Day and Benefit Auction - Multi-Town Event
    Come Downeast in May and tour the area while shopping at the peninsula-wide yard sales. The day ends with a benefit auction at Hammond Hall in Winter Harbor.
  • July 11, 2015 Winter Harbor Library GardenTour
  • July 17, 2015 Corea Grange Rummage Sale
  • July 18, 2015 Seacoast Fair and Dorcas Library Book Sale in Prospect Harbor
  • July 25, 2015 Schoodic Arts for All Silent Auction see
  • July 26 - August 9, 2015 Schoodic Arts for All Festival Gouldsboro and Winter Harbor
    Two weeks of activities including a Silent Auction, Workshops, Evening performances, noon time performances, an Art Show and much much more. Follow link for details.Workshops: Music, Dance, Theater, Craft, WritingFree noontime performances

  • August 1, 2015 Sullivan Daze
    Sullivan's All-day festival is put on by the volunteer firefighters of Sullivan and Sorrento to celebrate community pride and to help raise money for the Volunteer Fire Department. Sullivan Days (First Saturday in August) Come celebrate the summer with an entire day of fun and special events including raffle tickets for a variety of prizes, a bounce house for the children with games and a dunk tank. Come on out and support the town's Fire and Rescue Department and Women's Auxiliary. Eat hamburgers, hot dogs and mouth watering sausage.

  • August 8, 2015 Winter Harbor Lobster Festival (Second Saturday in August)
    "Lobsters, Breakfasts, Craft Fair, Parade and more" This festival draws a large crowd of spectators. It is a fun-filled day with many scheduled events. Start off the day with a blueberry pancake breakfast, then watch the ever popular lobster boat races, with 13 classes rated by size and power. Shop at the craft fair with 80 exhibitors, eat a Maine lobster dinner and stay for the evening parade! Information available at (Schoodic Area Chamber of Commerce) There will be a variety of other foods available, such as coffee, muffins, sandwiches, French fries, cotton candy, kettle corn, nachos, and sno-cones. Come for a day of family fun. No admission charge.
  • September 25-29, 2015 Acadia Night Sky Festival
    See stars in a whole new light. SERC events on September 28. See for details.
  • Frenchman Bay Conservancy - Monday Night Concerts - Tidal Falls in Hancock
    The Frenchman Bay Conservancy will be hosting Monday night concerts starting June 21 and continuing until August 16. This years performers include Flash in the Pans, The Machias Ukulele Club, Audrey Ryan, Chris Ross, Shades of Blue and the Fletcher's Landing Philharmonic Orchestra.

  • Gouldsboro Historical Society Lectures and Events

  • Last Friday Coffee House at Hammond Hall
    Every month all year ’round, we offer a live performance to bring the community together for fun and entertainment at Hammond Hall. Great desserts, coffee and soft drinks!  Those who due to distance or scheduling cannot arrive for good seats, may call 963-7670 to have seats saved.
  • Pierre Monteux School for Conductors and Orchestra
    Public orchestra concerts are presented each Sunday afternoon at 5:00 pm (beginning June 27) and are led by enrolled conductors. In addition, chamber music concerts, featuring ensembles organized and performed by program participants, are presented each Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm starting in the second week.
  • Friends of Taunton Bay and Maine Coast Heritage Trust: Weekly presentations on environment and culture hosted by the Taunton Bay Education Center, located at Gordon's Wharf on Taunton Bay in Sullivan.
    Taunton Bay Education Center Gordon’s Wharf, Sullivan
    JULY 11: Members Meeting (public welcome) a summary of our plan of action for Taunton Bay this summer, including new aerial photos of eelgrass beds and other Taunton Bay areas and monitoring activities by our intern.
    JULY 18: Aquaculture Research in Franklin - Soren Hansen PhD, of Sea and Reef Fish, a Maine company housed at the Cooperative Center or Aquaculture Research in Franklin, ME, will share their work with the development, feeding and ship-ping of sustainably raised reef fish.
    JULY 25: Small Mammals & Their Impact on Burying Island, Chloe Chen-Kraus wil discuss her Senior Research Project for the College of the Atlantic.
    AUGUST 1: Cultivating Seaweed Sustainably - Shep Erhart founder of Marine Sea Coast Vegetables in Franklin, ME on Rocks & Ropes.
    AUGUST 15: Members Meeting will include a report of summer findings by our intern, summer programs and the aerial over flight by Steve Perrin.
    AUGUST 22: Census of Insects with Reeser Manley and Marjorie Peronto on their new research.


Here are some useful links to learn more about summer activities along the Schoodic Byway: