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Events & Things to Do in Downeast & Mount Desert, ME, Maine Filter

Maine Boat & Home Show

Rockland, ME August 13 - August 15

We are thrilled to be heading back to the Rockland waterfront for the 2021 Show! After a year of face masks, hand sanitizer, and staying home, it's time to gather again. As of May 24th, the State of Maine has lifted capacity limits and social distancing requirements for all indoor… SEE MORE

Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo

Portland, ME October 1 - October 2

Maine Marine Trades Association and Maine Outdoor Brands announced they are teaming up to host the 2021 Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo. The event will be held October 1-2, 2021 at Thompson’s Point in Portland and will feature a variety of vendors, exhibits, and demonstrations to help new and seasoned outdoor… SEE MORE

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Celebrate National Seafood Month

Fire Up the Grill and Eat Seafood, America!

8/3/2021 by US Harbors

Summer is in full swing and the smell of delicious grilled food is wafting through the air wherever you go. Seafood is sometimes overlooked when it comes to grilling, but there are so many ways you can prepare grilled seafood it’ll make your head swim! Grilling seafood is easy as… SEE MORE

https://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/exhibition/schooner-mary-e/

Historic Schooner Capsizes on Kennebec River; All Rescued

8/2/2021 by US Harbors

BATH, Maine (AP) — A historic schooner owned by the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath capsized on the Kennebec River Friday evening. All 18 on board were rescued. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England said it received a report that the schooner Mary E had capsized near Doubling Point. The… SEE MORE

When to Expect the Warmest Day of the Year

8/2/2021 by US Harbors

During the summer months, most areas in the United States approach their highest temperatures for the year. To give you a better idea of the warmest time of year for your area, NCEI has created “Warmest Day of the Year” maps with the help of Climate.gov for the contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. The maps… SEE MORE

Alaska's rugged coastline

Largest US Quake in Half-century Causes Alaska Little Damage

7/31/2021 by US Harbors

By Mark Thiessen. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The largest earthquake in the United States in the last half century produced a lot of shaking but spared Alaska any major damage in a sparsely populated region, officials said Thursday. The magnitude 8.2 earthquake was reported about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, and it… SEE MORE