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Pocumcus Trail Hike, Grand Lake Stream

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grand Lake Stream School Building,
15 Water St.
Grand Lake Stream, ME 04637 United States
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Join Downeast Lakes Land Trust as we celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with a hike along the Farm Cove Community Forest’s Pocumcus Trail.  Enjoy learning the natural history of the area and beautiful autumn views of Pocumcus Lake. Participants should meet at the Grand Lake Stream School Building at 3 p.m. to carpool. The Great Maine Outdoor Weekend is a series of events led by outdoor-oriented organizations and companies to celebrate the how, where, and what of being active… Find out more »

Erickson Fields Preserve Trail Grand Opening, Rockport

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Erickson Fields Preserve,
124 West St.
Rockport, ME 04856 United States
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Join us for a celebration of the grand opening of the Erickson Fields Preserve Trail. The event begins with a garden tour followed by a guided trail walk. Find out more »

Fight Back Festival, Pineland

September 26 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pineland Farms,
15 Farm View Drive
New Gloucester, ME 04260 United States
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Cancer Community Center Fight Back Fest
Fight Back Festival is an annual family fundraiser supporting the Cancer Community Center, a nonprofit organization devoted to supporting adults affected by cancer with free services. Fight Back Festival 2015 will take place Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine. You can choose between a 1-mile stroll, 5K trail walk, 5K trail run, 10-mile bike ride, 25-mile bike ride, 60-mile bike ride, and Kids Fun Run. You pay a small registration fee, and then raise money… Find out more »

CCCP Saturday Morning Ride, Portland

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Back Bay Bicycle, Portland,
333 Forest Ave
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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The Saturday Morning Ride is an inclusive, friendly, medium paced (16-18mph), no-drop ride which leaves Back Bay Bicycle every Saturday at 8:00 a.m. (333 Forest Ave, Portland). This ride is a good introduction to group riding, great training for charity rides, and an opportunity for veterans to add a recovery ride while lending experience to newer riders. Routes vary each week, ranging from 25 -50 miles. We also offer a shortened loop whenever possible. The CCCP blog ( is updated weekly… Find out more »

Paddle on the Saco River, Brownfield

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Woodland Acres Campground,
33 Woodland Acres Dr
Brownfield, ME 04010 United States
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September 26–Paddle on the Saco River In Brownfield. Join us for a fun day of paddling on the Saco River as part of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend! The journey will begin at the Woodland Acres Campground in Brownfield. Their crew will shuttle participants, canoes, kayaks and gear to Walkers Bridge in Fryeburg. Once on the water, we will float amongst scarlet swamp maples, sand bars and migratory birds on our way back to the campground. Meet at Woodland Acres… Find out more »

Fall Foliage Volunteer Trail Work Day, Carrabassett Valley

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Airport Trailhead, Carrabassett Valley,
1236 Carrabassett Dr.
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947 United States
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MH&T Trail Work Day
Join us this September 26th for our Fall Foliage Volunteer Trail Work Day! For the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend this September, we invite you to come get your hands dirty and have some fun while helping us clear and maintain parts of our trail. Trail work days are a great way to get outside, get to know our trails and help us keep them in great shape as they are free for all to use 365 days a year! Trail… Find out more »

Yoga, Hike & Sauna, Denmark

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nurture Through Nature,
77 Wilton Warren Road
Denmark, ME 04022 United States
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Nurture Through Nature
1) Join seasoned yoga teacher Jen Deraspe for a holistic Hatha Yoga experience intended to bring balance, mindfulness and fluidity into your life. Open blocks, release stress, heal yourself. All levels welcome. Saturday 10am. 2) Hike on our 33 acres of trails, following along a sweet brook finding your way to the top of Pleasant Mountain offering stunning views. Hike from 11:30am to 1:30pm. 3) Experience our healing temple in the woods; hand~crafted circular, cedar-lined, wood-fired sauna near our spring~fed… Find out more »

Paddle Biscay Pond to Pemaquid Pond, Bremen

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Biscay Pond, Bremen,
163 Fogler Rd
Bremen, ME 04551 United States
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PWA DLWA paddle pemaquid pond
This paddle, from Biscay Pond to Pemaquid Pond, in collaboration with the Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association, celebrates Maine Great Outdoor Weekend. This trip will be easy in difficulty and will be cancelled if raining. All paddlers participating are responsible for their own safety and each participant should determine in advance if conditions, and the venue, are suitable for their skill level. Participants must provide their own kayak or canoe, wear a personal flotation device (aka life jacket), and submit a… Find out more »

Hike, Paddle, Tour or Visit, Bethel

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mahoosuc Land Trust,
18 Mayville Rd.
Bethel, ME 04217 United States
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Mahoosuc LT
Choice of morning activities include a hike up Buck’s Ledge, paddle on Songo Pond, or tour of the Mt. Abram Ski Area solar electric panels. Noon time BBQ at the Mahoosuc Land Trust Office. The Beauty of our Backyard Arts Celebration will open at 11a.m. and traditional arts demonstrations begin at noon and run through the afternoon. Children may choose to build a fairy house in the woods behind the Land Trust. Find out more »

Apple Pumpkin Festival, Livermore Falls

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Livermore Falls Recreation Field,
Livermore Falls, ME United States
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Jay-Livermore-Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce Annual Apple Pumplin Festival
Family friendly fun day to celebrate Fall in the Androscoggin River Valley. This FREE event features vendors, food, music, kids' activities, games, & more! Find out more »

Cycle for Sweetser: A Family Fun Ride, Saco

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sweetser School,
50 Moody St.
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Cycle for Sweetser is a community bike ride which will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 and will take place entirely on the Eastern Trail in Saco. Registration will open at 8:30am at 50 Moody Street in Saco. The rides begin at 10:00am and start/end at 50 Moody Street. The Eastern Trail runs alongside Sweetser’s Saco campus and makes for a perfect bike ride for families, community members, and biking enthusiasts. Post-race activities will include refreshments, apple cider pressing… Find out more »

The Great Hike, Boothbay Harbor

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
BBRLT Ovens Mouth
In celebration of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, Boothbay Region Land Trust (BRLT) will again host The Great Hike at Ovens Mouth Preserve. Stroll along the salt marsh and tidal waters of Ovens Mouth while searching for clues for fabulous prizes in a fun for all ages scavenger hunt! After the hike, a BBQ on the abutting private farm will take place, which will include live music by The Spaceheaters and more games! The hike, fun games with prizes, and… Find out more »

Explore Tide Pools, Freeport

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park,
426 Wolfe Neck Rd.
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Join staff at Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park for this informal program on the rocky shore near Googins Island to discover the secrets of a tide pool. Free with park admission. Meet at the shore across from Googins Island. To get there, park in the first parking lot and follow the trail at the far end of the parking lot with a sign saying “To Shore and Casco Bay Trail” straight to the rock steps leading to the shore. Find out more »

Center for Wildlife & Mt. A Present: “Eyes Like a Hawk”, Cape Neddick

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Agamenticus,
Mount Agamenticus
York, ME United States
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Center for Wildlife Eyes Like a Hawk
Join CFW and Mount A for our popular “Eyes Like A Hawk” program to learn about bird migration with hands-on, live animal ambassadors! Registration required. Find out more »

Skowhegan Fall Fest 2015

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Skowhegan Parks & Recreation Department will host Skowhegan Fall Fest 2015 at Lake George Regional Park, West Side on Sunday, September 27 starting at 1:00 pm. Events will include trail tours, nature scavenger hunt, rock climbing wall, snacks, kayaks & canoeing. For more information call 474-6901. Find out more »

Steamer Dig, Freeport

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park,
426 Wolfe Neck Rd.
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Wolfe's Neck Woods SP Steamer Dig
Learn about the soft-shell clam, and then try your hand at digging with an experienced guide. Please bring mud sneakers or high waterproof boots, waterproof gloves, and a bucket. Clam hoes will be available to borrow at no cost. Free with park admission. Meet at the nature walk meeting area benches in the second parking lot.   Find out more »
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