2017 Schedule of Events
Thursday, August 10th
6:00 PM - The Last Log Drive with Rocky Rockwell
Moosehead Marine Museum's own Rocky Rockwell will share photos and memories of working aboard the Katahdin during the logging days. $10 suggested donation.
Friday, August 11th
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM - Working Forest Bus Tour
Travel through Maine’s magnificent woods with educational stops, demonstrations and lunch. This year our travels will include a mill tour at Pleasant River Lumber.
3:00 PM - Colby Woodsmen Demonstration
Watch old-time logging skills like chopping and ax throwing.
6:00 - 9:00 PM - Roaring Twenties Katahdin Cruise
Get out your flapper dresses and zoot suits and come join the Centre Theater on board the Steamship Katahdin for a wonderful night of Twenties themed partying and Swing music! Tickets are $50 a person. Purchase them at www.katahdincruises.com and join in the fun from 6:00-9:00PM.
Saturday, August 12th
10 AM to 2:30 PM - Game of Logging Competition
Cheer on your favorite logger as they compete in events like sawing, speed cutting and precision felling.
9 AM to 3 PM - Craft Fair
Browse handmade, local products like jewelry, decorations, art and more. Browse and discuss land use issues at area organization booths.
10 AM to 3 PM - Free Horse and Carriage Rides
Noon - Chainsaw Carving Exhibition
Chainsaw Wood Carver Mike Thurlow will showcase his artistic chainsaw carving skills.
ALL DAY - Food, Forestry, Recreation Exhibits, Children's Area, a visit from Smokey the Bear and More!
Sunday, August 13
Enjoy a breakfast of eggs, home fries, French toast, pancakes, sausage, bacon and beans at the American Legion Hall on Pritham Ave. $9 per person.
Thursday to Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM - "The Woodsmen, The Steamboats, The Farms"
An exhibit at the Center for Moosehead History (6 Lakeview Street)