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In light of global health concerns and the widespread cancellations of large gatherings, we recommend that you check directly with the organizer to confirm event status prior to attending.

Events & Things to Do in Maine Filter

Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Event

Hampton, NH June 17 - June 19

The fun starts Thursday, June 10, 2021 when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach and the “Grady Bunch” starts pounding up the sponsor site. The entire area is illuminated for night viewing through June 27th. Watch Greg Grady and “The Grady Bunch” build a mammoth Sand… SEE MORE

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Satellite Mapping Image from NOAA's Ocean Service

What is Hydrography? And Why is it So Important?

6/7/2021 by US Harbors

By NOAA's Office of Coastal Survey Hydrography is the science that measures and describes the physical features of the navigable portion of the Earth's surface and adjoining coastal areas. Hydrographic surveyors study these bodies of water to see what the "floor" looks like. Under the Department of Commerce, NOAA and… SEE MORE

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World Ocean Day Beach Cleanup Events Near You

6/7/2021 by US Harbors

In honor of World Ocean Day (June 8th, 2021), we've gathered a few of our favorite beach cleanup events throughout the country. Don't see one near you? Check the full list of events HERE or be the first to start one in your area! SAN DIEGO, CA - Shore Buddies… SEE MORE

Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 - November 30th.

Tips for Being Prepared in Advance of a Hurricane or Tropical Storm

6/6/2021 by US Harbors

The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before hurricane season begins. It is vital to understand your home's vulnerability to storm surge, flooding, and wind. Here is your checklist of things to do in advance of hurricane season. Know your zone: Do you live near the Gulf or Atlantic… SEE MORE

When, Where and How to See the Annular Solar Eclipse on June 10

6/5/2021 by US Harbors

By Joe Rao. Northern and eastern sections of North America will experience a weird and dramatic event next Thursday (June 10). A partial solar eclipse will be visible, and for many, it will more or less coincide with sunrise. Only for places north of a line running roughly from Churchill, Manitoba, to… 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