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Machias Wild Blueberry Festival

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 6:30am

Various Venues in Machias
Machias, ME 04654

Come celebrate the powerful little fruit that put our corner of Downeast Maine on the map. Centre Street Congregational Church, UCC, rolls out the blue carpet each August with crafts, food, entertainment, contests, and all things blueberry. There’s no admission charge.  We are on the Downeast part of Maine’s beautiful, rugged coast, two hours from Bangor, about an hour and a half from Bar Harbor, and a little more than an hour from St. Stephen, New Brunswick.  From whale-watching to lighthouses, from hiking and kayaking to eagles and lobster rolls, our little corner of Maine has a lot to offer!


6:30am - 10:30am: Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, (or until we run out) at CSCC Vestry
6:00am: Blueberry Run Registration at 118 Court Street
8:00am: Blueberry Run Begins at 118 Court Street
8:00am - 10:00am: Pie Eating Contest Registration at CSCC Steps
9:00am - 5:00pm: Brian Giles, Master of Ceremonies at Announcing from CSCC steps
9:00am - 5:00pm: Craft booths    
9:00am - 5:00pm: Free Shuttle Service at Between Hannaford and Downtown
9:00am - 3:00pm: Porter Memorial Library Book Sale at Court Street
9:00am: Food and Crafts t Masonic Hall, Centre Street
9:00am - 3:00pm: Burnham Tavern Tours at Colonial Way
9:30am - 10:30am: Winonia’s Band at CSCC Steps
9:30am: Blueberry Run awards at Court Street
10:00am - 2:00pm: Unites States Postal Service Stamp Cancelation at Next to CSCC steps
10:00am - 2:00pm: Blueberry Quilts Exhibit at CSCC, Sanctuary
10:00am - 2:00pm: Washington County Children’s Program Kid’s Zone at CSCC church commons, under the yellow and white Tent
11:00am: Pie Eating contest at CSCC steps
11:30am - 3:00pm: CSCC dessert buffet at CSCC Vestry
11:00am - 2:00pm: Food Court at CSCC Tent
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Timbercreeek at CSCC Steps
12:30pm: Free shuttle ride from Hannaford to Blueberry Farm Tour at Hannaford, Dublin St
1:00pm: Battle of the Rim Reenactment at Behind Helen’s Restaurant
1:00pm: Blueberry Farm Tour at Welch Farms at 186 Roque Bluffs Rd, Roque Bluffs
1:00pm: Ukelele Band at CSCC steps
2:00pm: The amazing Magic of Wes Booth at CSCC church commons, under the yellow and white tent
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Scott Cleveland Jazz Pianist On the Centre Street Church steps
3:00pm: Old Timer’s Band at CSCC steps
4:30pm - 4:30pm: Baked Bean Supper at Masonic Hall, Centre St
7:00pm:Blueberry Musical at CSCC

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