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Things to do Thursday, July 14: Health and Family


BANGOR, Maine — Downtown Bangor Outdoor Market and Cool Sounds Concert, 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 14, featuring the market along Broad Street and West Market Square and the Kayla Wass Band, at 6 p.m. in Pickering Square. For information, call 992-4234 or visit downtownbangor.com.

BETHEL, Maine — Mollyockett Days, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17, at Bethel Village Common, 3 Broad St. A community and family festival featuring an arts and crafts fair, a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, contests, live entertainment, a jewelry and gem auction, frog jumping contest, food, fireworks and more. For a full schedule of events, call 824-2282 or visit mollyockettdays.com.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Downeast Scenic Railroad, round-trip tour travels from Ellsworth on the historic Calais Branch Line to Ellsworth Falls and then to Washington Junction and back to Ellsworth. The 10-mile trip takes about 90 minutes. Trains will depart at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each weekend. Adults $13, children 3-12 years $7, children under age 2 and not occupying a seat ride at no charge. For information, call 866-449-7245 or visit downeastscenicrail.org.

NEWPORT, Maine — Mainely Squeeze Accordion Ensemble of Portland outdoor family concert, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at Newport Cultural Center, 154 Main St. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and some nighttime snacks. Concert will be held inside in the case of unfavorable weather. The event is sponsored by Newport Cultural Center Friends of the Library. For information, call 368-5074 or visit newportculturalcenter.org.

YARMOUTH, Maine — 46th annual Yarmouth Clam Festival, Friday, July 15, to Sunday, July 17, featuring parade, fireworks, clam shucking contests, a firefighter’s muster, road, kayak, and bike races, pancake breakfast, concerts and food. Admission to the festival and its events is free. For information and a complete schedule of events, visit clamfestival.com or call 846-3984.

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