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Events & Things to Do in Maine Filter

Boothbay Harbor Windjammer Days

Boothbay Harbor, ME June 26 - July 2

Windjammer Days marks the kick off to summer in the Boothbay region and is a time to reconnect with family, friends and neighbors after the long winter, an opportunity to support local businesses and welcome visitors. It is a time to honor our maritime history and celebrate the vital role… SEE MORE

Camden Classics Cup 2022

Camden, ME July 28 - July 30

The Camden Classics Cup is one of the world’s most beautiful regattas - sailed where the mountains meet the sea off the lovely harbor town of Camden, Maine.  The Camden Classics Cup aims to give sailors the time of their lives with terrific on-the-water racing, and stellar onshore events. Presented… SEE MORE

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Melting Arctic Ice Could Yield New Trade Routes

6/27/2022 by Editor

By Science Daily. Melting ice in the Arctic Ocean could yield new trade routes in international waters, reducing the shipping industry's carbon footprint and weakening Russia's control over trade routes through the Arctic, a study found. With climate change rapidly warming the world's oceans, the future of the Arctic Ocean… SEE MORE

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Four Fundamentals of Successful Fishing

6/26/2022 by Editor

By Harold Blaisdell. Here are tried-and-true fishing tips from an expert fisherman. Think of this as the “four fundamentals” of fishing—from when to fish to how to use the right bait for the right fish. A fishing rod is a stick with a hook on one end and a fool on… SEE MORE

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Sharks: New Wildlife in Town?

6/25/2022 by Editor

By Warren Cornwall. While many land-based predators such as wolves avoid cities, scientists tracking sharks in Florida's Biscayne Bay found the fish spent just as much time near Miami as away from it. Certain kinds of wildlife are notorious for thriving in urban settings. Think rats, rock pigeons and even… SEE MORE

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Venus and The Crescent Moon in Dazzling Sky Dance

6/24/2022 by Editor

By Joe Rao. The rare five-planet alignment of 2022 remains in view through this first weekend of summer. To see it at its best, you must be up at the crack of dawn on Sunday. But if you are, you'll be rewarded with what likely will be the most eye-catching… SEE MORE

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Fort Scrammel, Casco Bay, ME - By Dirk Ingo Franke - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22110309

Southern Coast & Casco Bay, ME

Casco Bay and Maine's Southern Coast are the most populated areas of Maine, but that doesn't result in any lack of charm or local flavor. Portland, the jewel of Maine, and home to the best food anywhere is a vibrant growing city. The Southern Maine Coast has been blessed with miles picturesque beaches, and islands of pastoral country surrounded by seas of forest. Both history and geography create the chemistry to give you a vacation you won't forget. Enjoy a lobster boat cruise, charter fishing excursion or kayaking excursion along the coast, canoeing on the Mousam River, a trolley ride to the beach, or the thrill of an oceanside amusement park. Open year 'round, the Southern Maine Coast has it all. SEE MORE