Do Something This Week

Summer is fading fast. Make the most of these last weeks of summer by enjoying the many events happening around the state. This week's events range from free to cheap and offer many different activities and experiences. Make some summer memories while the temperature is still warm and the days are still long.

Monday, July 30th

Haunted History Tour
7:30 p.m.
$12 Adults

Feeling spooky? Halloween may be a few months away, but you can get started early by going on a Haunted History Tour in Bath tonight. The Lady in Red Cloak will lead you on a lantern lit walking tour of town, sharing stories of hauntings and history in the area. See the Red Cloak Haunted History Tours website to make a reservation and for a schedule of tours in other towns.

Tuesday, July 31st

Rock on the River
Hallowell Bandstand
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 

Catch local bands in free live performances at the bandstand in downtown Hallowell. The band changes every week so you’ll get a variety of genres to satisfy all your musical tastes. Past performers include The Boneheads, Sam Shain and The Scolded Dogs, and The Funk Punks.

Wednesday, August 1st

Freestyle Motocross Show at The Northern Maine Fair
Presque Isle
6:30 & 8:00 p.m.

The fearless dare-devils of Freestyle MX will bring you gravity defying flips and tricks in Northern Maine on Wednesday. Check out the two shows while you’re at the fair and admission is free!

Thursday, August 2nd

Social Media Breakfast Bangor: To pin or not to pin
Husson University in Bangor
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
$7.00 ticket 

Want a fun way to learn about social media opportunities for your business and the chance to network with other Maine companies? Then a social media breakfast is the perfect event for you. Get info on this session and buy your ticket at their website, as well as learn about other breakfasts offered throughout the year. Not in the Bangor area? Check out Social Media Breakfast Central Maine and other SMBME events in Portland.

Friday, August 3rd

Free Outdoor Movie: Grease
Pickering Square, Bangor
8:30 p.m.

You’re the one that I want! Watch this classic film in an outdoor theater free of charge this Friday. It is sure to be the perfect way to enjoy a beautiful summer evening! For more information visit the River City Cinema website.

Saturday, August 4th

Little River Lighthouse Tour
Leaves from Cutler Harbor
11:00 a.m.

Ever wanted to tour one of the historic lighthouses along Maine’s rocky coastline? Here’s your chance. Little River Lighthouse in Cutler hosts two open house events each year, and this Saturday will be the last opportunity of the summer to see the beautifully restored lighthouse and keeper’s quarters of Little River Light. Visit their website for reservations and pricing information. 

Sunday, August 5th

Portland Sea Dogs Game
Hadlock Field, Portland
1:00 p.m.

Nothing says summer in Maine like a baseball game at Hadlock Field. Enjoy a sea dog biscuit while watching your beloved Sea Dogs challenge the Erie SeaWolves. For ticketing and a full schedule of games, visit the Sea Dogs website.

How will you spend the final weeks of summer?

Kylie K.