Local Area Events in Midcoast Maine
Throughout the year area churches play host to various musical performances. Area schools also offer student performances open to the public. Student performances at Bowdoin College as well as their annual Performing Arts Series are open to the public. (FMI 725-3000) The Chocolate Church Performing Arts Center in Bath is open year round and provides a variety of live entertainment. (FMI 442-8455) The Theater Project in Brunswick is open year round and provides a variety of live theater. (FMI 729-8584). For more information check local newspapers, such as The Times Record, online.
There is so much to do in Bath, you’ll want to stay an extra day!
In the Bath area you will find activities for the entire family!
Bath Antiques Show – One Sunday of every month from November through April, 10am to 3pm. Bath Middle School (Exit U.S. Route 1 at Congress Ave.) Over 50 antique dealers! For more info contact: P.T. Promotions Inc.
Third Friday Art Walk - Artists in Maine’s Cool Little City open their studios and galleries for Bath’s 3rd Friday ArtWalk & Drive May – October. Each month you will find new exhibits, receptions, live music and good company, all the makings of a great evening in town.
Walking Tour of Bath – View the historic architecture of Bath area homes built between 1800 and 1910.
Seguin Lighthouse - Summer Only – Tour a working lighthouse on the beautiful Maine coast. Accessible through the Maine Maritime Museum.
The Bath Recreation Department, the Bath YMCA, Maine Maritime Museum and the Patten Free Library have full summer schedules of youth programs and family events.
The Bath Recreation Department – is located at 4 Sheridan Road in Bath. 207-443-8360.
The Bath YMCA is at 24 Summer Street in Bath. 207-443-4112 or 207-443-3134. We furnish day passes for our guests who need to stretch their bodies as well as their legs.
The Patten Free Library is at 24 Summer Street in Bath. 207-443-4112 or 207-443-3134. It contains a great genealogy room for tracing your family’s tree.
Kennebec River Fest – (August) – New to the Midcoast Maine Region is the First Annual Kennebec River Fest. What will be known as the LARGEST Rock & Roll Disco Show in Maine. SIX Bands, 10 Pure Hours of Entertainment! Come spend the day on the rolling lawns of the Plant Home in Bath, right on the Kennebec River.
Maine Festival of the Arts – (First weekend in August) Thomas Point in Brunswick will be abuzz with story tellers, comedians, music, exhibits, live entertainment, dancing, and foods galore. Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick 207-772-9012.
Sagadahoc County Agricultural and Horticultural Exposition. (First week in August) A true Maine tradition! An agricultural fair of the highest order, with all the distractions, including harness racing, that anyone could ever want. Topsham Fair Grounds, Topsham, Maine
Annual Bailey Island Tuna Tournament. (4th week in July) Either join in or watch the big ones come in. Cash prizes, trophies and a chance to win a pick-up truck. For information call 207-833-5531.
Maine Highland Games. (Third Saturday in August) Celebrate Scottish heritage with bagpiping, dancing, singers, athletic contests, and authentic Scottish foods. Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick 207-549-7451.
Annual Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival. (Last weekend in August) The music, pickin’ and grinnin’ just keep rolling along with world class entertainers, 24 hour food service and plenty of folks who like the music just as you do. For more information call 207-729-6009.