Where Did The Summer Go?

August is here...summer is coming to an end...and back-to-school
is right around the corner. 

In Maine, the weather is usually beautiful this time of year
and there is so much to do...let's take advantage of those
last few weekends of gorgeous weather before school starts and we get back into our fall routine.

Here are a few suggestions of things to check out in August!

The Topsham Fair 
August 4th - 9th 
Harness Racing, Blueberry Pie Judging, Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest, Pig Scramble, Steer and Oxen Pull, Sheep Riding, Music, Backhoe Contest, Monster Truck Show...the list goes on and on! 
See the full schedule here.

Wilton Blueberry Festival  
August 7th -8th 
Book Sale, Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, Author Readings, Boat Tours, 5K & 10K Road Race, Parade, Quilt & Rug Show, Book Sale, Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, and more. 
See the full flyer and events here.

Skowhegan State Fair 
August 13th - 22nd 
Demolition Derby, Aerial Escape Show, Tractor Pulls, Laser Tag, Pony Rides,  Log Loading & Chainsaw Contests, Live Bands, Vincenta's White Tigers, Alpaca Exhibit, and more. 
See the full schedule here.

Annual Beach Olympic at OOB 
August 14th - 16th 
Crab Races, Ice Cream Eating Contest, Bubble Gum Blowing Contest, Sandcastle Building Competition, Beach Volleyball, Water Balloon Races and More all to benefit Maine Special Olympics!

MS HarborFest Weekend 
August 14th - 16th  
Benefit Auction, Regatta, Lobsterboat Races, and Tugboat Muster Races all right in Portland.

Great Falls Balloon Festival 
August 21st - 23rd 
Food, Crafts, Basilica Tours, Live Dancers, Live Music, and lots of Hot Air Balloons floating over Lewiston/Auburn! 
See the full schedule here.

Acadia National Park Fee Free Day
August 25th 
If you have been wanting to check out Acadia, here's your chance to do it free of charge!

Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival 
August 26th - 29th 
Head to the Litchfield Fairgrounds to hear live Bluegrass from The Gibson Brothers, Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Mountaineers, Nothin' Fancy, The Zolla Boys, and more! 
See the full lineup here.

August is a great time to be in Maine! 
Still need more ideas?  Check out our "Things To Do" page and find great ideas for things to do all year in Maine!