MVP Organizer Profile: Pemaquid Watershed Association & Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association

Learn all about the Damariscota Lake Watershed Association & Pemaquid Watershed Association in this interview with Garrison Beck and Carolyn Shubert. We’ve chosen them as part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend VIP Organizer list because they’ve been supporting us from our very first weekend in March of 2012. Their events are always a blast,… Read More»

15 Reasons to Keep Celebrating the Winter #GMOW!

Mother Nature certainly tested our resolve over the weekend with frigid temperatures and threats of crazy snowstorms. BUT, Mainers are hearty folk who are undeterred by winters wrath – and have learned the masterful art of waiting until the weather gets better. SO – here are 15 (!!) events that have been rescheduled. The good… Read More»

EVENT UPDATES: February 2015

Well, folks – while we love all this winter weather, it’s certainly making it hard to host events! Stay tuned here for the most up to date info about rescheduled or cancelled events! These updates are current as of Saturday, Feb. 14 at 8am. Please contact the organizer or visit their Facebook pages/websites if you’re… Read More»

For those who like Snow!

Wiscasset Newspaper; Ben Bulkeley, Staff Reporter; Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 8:00am Main Street Wiscasset looks more like a ski run than a throughway. The good news is that the freshly fallen snow will be put to use for the upcoming Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. BEN BULKELEY/Wiscasset Newspaper Only a few weeks ago, Hidden Valley Nature Center’s… Read More»

“Warm-Up” for the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

Kick-off your Great Maine Outdoor Weekend celebrations early with some of our “warm-up events” (pun intended, hehe!) There’s plenty to do this week as we start counting down (7 DAYS!!) until the official start of the February 13-15, 2015 Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Winterfest in Biddeford! – February 6-8, 2015 Sledding derbies, snow shoeing, snow… Read More»

Area trails open for Great Maine Outdoor Weekend 

The Weekly Packet, February 5, 2015; Blue Hill Heritage Trust invites the public to participate in the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, February 13-15, by exploring one of its many public trails on snowshoes or skis, according to a news release from the trust. The weekend has been declared the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend by the… Read More»

Ways to stay warm in Maine’s snowy outdoors

This article was originally posted by Aislinn Sarnacki, Jan. 21, 2015, at 11:26 a.m, on the Bangor Daily News. The original link to is: “As the temperature drops and snow piles up, many people hide indoors. And it’s no surprise. The frozenMaine wilderness can be a harsh and unforgiving place. But it doesn’t need to be, according to… Read More»