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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 Midcoast & Penobscot Bay, ME, Maine Filter

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

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta

Newcastle, ME October 8 - October 11

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta™  is a uniquely spirited event that provides education to young and old, and also an economic boost to this rural, coastal community. Our intent is to expand annually, as has been done since the first two pumpkinboats raced one another in 2007. There’s no limit to… SEE MORE

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Tropical Storm Sam Is Expected to Become Major Hurricane

9/24/2021 by US Harbors

Tropical Storm Sam was expected to become a “major hurricane” by this weekend after it formed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday, the fourth named storm to develop in less than a week and the 18th overall in a busy 2021 hurricane season. As of 11 p.m.… SEE MORE

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The Autumnal Equinox is This Afternoon. Fall is Here.

9/22/2021 by US Harbors

By Emily Alfin Johnson. According to the National Weather Service, at 3:20 p.m. EDT today, the Autumnal Equinox (the moment when the length of daylight and darkness are almost perfectly equal) occurs. And with it? The official* start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. *If you are a human that follows the… SEE MORE

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Cold Weather Gear & Tips to Keep You Paddling Year-round

9/22/2021 by US Harbors

By Beverly Hill. When the icy fingers of winter descend many paddlers wind up retiring their canoes and kayaks to the dark recesses of the garage until spring, but with the proper gear it’s possible to paddle all year long and stay warm and dry in the process. The key… SEE MORE

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Heavy Rainfall Threat Across the Eastern US

9/21/2021 by US Harbors

A strong cold front will continue to slowly push east today, providing a focus for showers thunderstorms from the Great Lakes to southern Texas. While severe thunderstorms are not expected, heavy rainfall is likely, with scattered flash flooding possible, especially from the Tennessee and lower Ohio valleys northeastward across Lower… SEE MORE