If you are looking for something to do this weekend, whether you live in Maine or are just visiting for the weekend, then I have you covered with some events you might want to check out.
Wild Gardens of Acadia Plant Sale
Head to Bar Harbor on Saturday, June 11th for a plant sale from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The sale is being held at St. Saviour's Episcopal Church, which is located at 41 Mt. Desert Street in Bar Harbor. You will find annuals, perennials, vegetable seedlings, native plants, houseplants, and ferns for sale. Cash and checks will be accepted and all sales proceeds will go towards the maintenance and operations of the Wild Gardens of Acadia at Sieur de Monts in Acadia National Park.
Maine's Ultimate Spring Yard Sale 2022
Over two hundred yard sellers will gather at the Cumberland Fairgrounds, 175 Blanchard Road in Cumberland, Maine for the biggest yard sale event in Maine on Saturday, June 11 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 PM. In case of rain, the date of the sale will be moved to Sunday, June 12th. Free parking with admission fees of $10 for 13 and up, and free for children up to 12 years old. Food and drinks will be available, and restrooms will also be available.
Head to Perry, Maine on Saturday, June 11th from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM for food, beverages, and fun. The rhubarb festival will feature rhubarb beer from Lubec Brewing Company, rhubarb empanadas, rhubarb pies, rhubarb-strawberry shortcake, and more rhubarb-themed goodies. You will also find games, pony rides, local music, workshops on the planting and care of rhubarb plants, and much more. Admission is a suggested cash donation of $2.00, and you should bring a lawn chair, bug repellent, and cash.
Maine Moose Permit Lottery 2022
Jackman, Maine is the place to be on Saturday, June 11th for a day filled with fun activities, food, crafts, demonstrations, Maine maple products, and more. The event will be held on the Jackman town grounds, located at 369 Main Street in Jackman. The festival will run from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM and will offer free shuttle service from the festival around town by getting onto the Paradise Bus at one of the moose signs to visit local businesses and restaurants. There will be face painting, kids games, a bounce house, moose main-iah monster truck rides, ax throwing, a beer garden, and much more.
Public ice skating
On Sunday, June 12th, the Camden National Bank ice vault, located at 203 Whitten Road in Hallowell, will be offering a public skate from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. Tickets are $7.25 for all ages, and a limited number of ice skates are available for rent for $6.00. Tickets must be purchased online by June 12th and will be available at ice skating tickets