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50th Annual Winter Harbor Lobster Festival

Posted July 15, 2014, at 11:31 a.m.
Winter Harbor Lobster Festival Parade
Winter Harbor Lobster Festival Parade

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Location: 50th Winter Harbor Lobster Festival, Harbor Road, Winter Harbor, Maine

For more information: 207-963-4000; acadia-schoodic.org

The 50th Annual Winter Harbor Lobster Festival is planned for August 9, 2014. Events begin at 7am in Birch Harbor with registration for the 13th George Schaeffer Road Race. A pancake breakfast is served at the Winter Harbor Masonic Hall from 6-10am. The craft fair opens at 9am on Harbor Road in Winter Harbor and a Lobster Dinner will be served from 11am to 3pm. Lobster Boat Races are scheduled to begin at 10am and a parade on Main Street begins at 5:30pm. A Contra’ Dance begins at 7pm at Hammond Hall, fireworks at dusk and a street dance on Main Street will follow. Some special events include book signings at the Winter Harbor 5 &10 for Photographing Acadia, Mainers on the Titanic and Schoodic. The Crusher, mascot for the Portland basketball team, Claws will be roaming through town and Winter Harbor Food Service will feature food tastings under the tent with celebrity chef Todd Simcox from Channel 5. Mountain Man Ray is expected to complete a chain saw sculpture during the day and raffle tickets will be sold for his work. Watch the Schoodic Area Chamber of Commerce web site at www.acadia-schoodic.org for more activities.

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