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Orrington celebrating 225th birthday July 13-21
Posted June 28, 2013, at 9:47 a.m.
Last modified July 11, 2013, at 4:19 p.m.
ORRINGTON, Maine — Orrington will celebrate its 225th birthday with an Old Home Week Celebration July 13-21. Please join us at any or all of the events! Check out our Facebook page for lots of festival info! And be sure to “like” us! www.facebook.com/OrringtonOldHomeWeek225Years
Old Home Week’s mission is to celebrate Orrington’s rich past, vibrant present and bright future with former residents, friends and neighbors. It will showcase the best of Orrington: their 225-year history, distinct villages, beautiful natural resources, excellent schools, numerous businesses, churches and organizations and the friendly people.
Old Home Week events will kick-off with a huge parade down Route 15 on Saturday, July 13. Other events during the week include an Evening at Wiswell Farm complete with beanhole bean supper, historic re-enactments and cannon fire; the Curran Farm and Museum Summer Festival; the town-wide Endless Yard Sale; garden tour; church BBQs and ice cream socials; arts and crafts fair; photo contest; bass fishing tournament; triathlon; whiffle ball tournament; alumni basketball games; Audubon activities, bluegrass concert; open houses at our many organizations and much, much more!