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Events & Things to Do in Maine Filter

Maine Outdoor Film Festival

Portland, ME July 28 - August 14

Each summer, thousands of pass holders, filmmakers, panelists, athletes, brands, and onlookers converge for a multi-day film festival in Maine’s most vibrant city. Portland’s walkability, proximity to four season outdoor recreation, and nationally renowned food and drink scene make the city an ideal location for a summertime film festival. Outdoor screenings.… SEE MORE

Cross For LifeFlight Fundraiser

Portland, ME August 1 - August 31

Join us this August for the 2022 Cross For LifeFlight, a self-directed outdoor challenge that raises critically needed funds for LifeFlight of Maine. New this year, join us for optional in-person, synchronous events across the state. Whether you love to challenge yourself or want to create a memorable experience with… SEE MORE

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Fishing 101: Best Way to Gut a Fish

8/8/2022 by Editor

By takemefishing. Cleaning a fish is easy. In this article, we'll give you basic information and simple steps on how to clean and store your catch as well as how to clean fish before cooking. For the best possible meal, start by treating the fish right from the moment you… SEE MORE

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Maritime Administration Issues Small Shipyard Grants

8/8/2022 by Editor

By Ashto.org. The Maritime Administration, known as MARAD, recently issued $19.6 million in grants to 24 small shipyards in 19 states via its Small Shipyard Grant Program. “Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, and small shipyards play a critical role in America’s maritime industry, helping us get… SEE MORE

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Navigating Locks Safely on Your Boat

8/7/2022 by Editor

Joseph Carro, USCG Boating Safety Locks are more common in some areas than others, so navigating the intricacies of “locking” isn’t something you’ll encounter every day. Still, it’s a reality you’re likely to come upon at one time or another, so it’s important to understand the basics. Navigation locks are… SEE MORE

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Rare 13th Century Shipwreck Discovered

8/6/2022 by Editor

By Meilan Solly Carrying a cargo of locally sourced limestone, the so-called Mortar Wreck likely sank off the Dorset coast during the reign of Henry III. Some 750 years ago, a ship loaded with intricately carved gravestones, Purbeck limestone and grinding mortars sank off the coast of Dorset, England, just… SEE MORE

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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