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2013 Schedule of Events

Friday, June 28th
3:00 Watch for the arrival of Maine Maritime Training Vessel State of Maine.
Tours and a ship's store open on Saturday, June 29th. No backpacks. Cameras welcome.
Saturday, June 29th
10:00 Fireman's Muster. Water Street.
Cheer on your favorite team - US Coast Guard, Maine Maritime or our own Local Firefighters.
Sunday, June 30th
3:00 Talk by artist,Greg Charlton about the Camera Obscura Installation, Vorti-Scope.
July 1st through 5th (each day)
10:00-4:00 Exhibition, "The Unknown Coast, 1920s-1930s" at Tides Institute and Museum of Art.
Location, North side of The Commons Building.
10:00-4:00 Camera Obscura, "Vorti-Scope", installation. North side of The Commons building.
Monday, July 1st  - Canada Day
Deer Island Deer Island events are Atlantic Time (one hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time)
12:00 noon BBQ, Cake Walk, and White Elephant Tables
12:00 noon 8th Annual Motorcycle Show n' Shine. Registration 12-1:00. Awards 2:00pm
DUSK Fireworks at Deer Island Point Park.
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors.
1:00 7th Annual Canada Day Race. Sailboat race off breakwater to St. Andrews Yacht Club.
1:30 Frisbee Contest. Library Park. Frisbees provided and yours to keep!
2:00 Limbo Competition.
3:00 Bike Races. Boat School to Fire House. Trike and ages 2-4 in parking lot.
5:00-7:00 6th Annual Country Rib Barbeque. 110 Water St. At the Head of Breakwater.
Sponsored by Cobscook Bay Resource Center.
Tuesday, July 2nd - Welcome Home Day
8:00-7:00 Scenic Airplane Rides. Penobscot Island Air. Eastport Municipal Airport.
9:00-4:00 G-Force Laser Tag. Library Park. Plus try the Gyroscope and Wrecking Ball!
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors
10:00 Kids Cupkcake Decorating Contest. Overlook Park. Prizes
11:00 Watermelon Eating Contest. Overlook Park. Prizes.
11:00-3:00 Caricatures, Face Painting & Henna Tattoos. Library Park.
12:00 Balloon Show with audience participation presented by Maine-ly Balloons. Overlook Park. Prizes.
1:00 Little Mr. & Miss 4th of July (ages 2-4). Overlook Park.
2:00 Magic Show featuring Conjuring Carroll! Overlook Park.
4:00 Pet Show. Sponsored by Eastport Pets. Prizes.  Overlook Park.
5:00 Talent Show. Adult competition to follow youth competition. Prizes. Shead High School.
6:00 Live Music by New Relm. Dynamic, high energy modern country and bluegrass. Overlook Park.
7:30 6th Annual Big Wheel Races. Must be 16 or older.  Cummings Garage to Overlook Park.
Wednesday, July 3d - Armed Services Day
8:00-7:00 Scenic Airplane Rides. Penobscot Island Air. Eastport Municipal Airport.
9:00 Dale C. Lincoln Kids' One-Mile Fun Run. Ages 13 and Boat School to Dead River, Key Street.
9:00-11:30am Quoddy Maritime Museum Auction. On sidewalk in front of museum. Water Street.
9:30 Tiny Tots Fair. Library Park. Children's games for ages 5 and under.
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors.
11:30 Community Portrait at Sutherland Ampitheater with photographer, Thaddeus Holownia.
12:00 noon Miss 4th of July Contest. Overlook Park. Little Miss 5-8, Junior Miss 9-13, Miss 14-18.
1:00 Strawberry Shortcake Sale. Peavey Memorial Library.
2:00 Live Music by Glory Bound. Gospel. Library Park.

Annual Codfish Relay Race. Water Street. 16 & Under or 16 & Over. 4 members/team.

4:00 Moose Island Follies. Variety show. Eastport Arts Center.
4:00-10:00 Reunion. Class of 2003. Seaview Campground.
5:00 Softball Game. US Coast Guard challenges Eastport Port Authority & FMT. Eastport Elementary.
6:00 Reunion. Class of 1983. Eastport Chowder House.
6:00 Class of 1963 Get-together at Rossport Farm to decorate a float. 50 years!
7:00 Live Music by Fishwhistle.  Overlook Park.
7:30 Moose Island Follies. Variety show. Eastport Arts Center.
DUSK Torchlight Parade.  Post Office to Motel East.
Thursday, July 4th - Independence Day
Sunrise 53rd Annual Flag Raising at Breakwater.
All Day Inkas Wasi. Traditional Peruvian Flutes. Quoddy Tides Park.

Shuttle Bus. Free transportation between Airport, Schools and Downtown.  Sponsored by Roosevelt Campobello International Park.

7:00-11:00 Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast. Eastport Municipal Airport.
8:00-7:00 Scenic Airplane Rides. Penobscot Island Air. Eastport Municipal Airport.
8:30 Calithumpian Parade.
9:00 Land Sprots. Races for girls & boys. Prizes.  Water Street.  Penny Scramble to follow directly after land sports.
10:00 Water Sports. Breakwater.  Try for the flag at the end of the greasy pole!
10:00 35 Annual Buddy Allen Car, Truck & Bike Show. Breakwater.
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors.
11:00 Annual Blueberry Pie Eating Contest. Prizes. Overlook Park.
11:00 Public Crabmeat and Assorted Sandwich Luncheon. Eastport Seniors Center.
11:00 Fish Chowder. Sponsored by Christ Church Women's Guild. Key Street.
12:00 Doll Carriage, Wagon, Bike and Trike Parade. Sponsored by Eastport Youth Association. Prizes. Post Office to Bank Square. 
12:15 Live Music by Elvis Pressley featuring Mike Bravener. Overlook Park.
1:00 Parade Bands in Concert. Library Park.
2:00 Grand Independence Day Parade. Theme: to be announced.  Floats line up on Staniels Road by Youth Center. Judging at 1:15pm.  First $500, Second $300, Third $200.
4:00 Live Music the Atlantic Clarion Steel Band. Overlook Park.
6:30 Barbara's School of Dance. Overlook Park.
DUSK Grand Presentation of Eastport's Fantastic Fireworks Display. Waterfront.
Friday, July 5th
5:00 Eastport Area Alumni All-Star Basketball Game. Shead High School.
7:00 Eastport Arts Center Concert Series presents Saeverud/Biss, violin and piano.
Saturday, July 6th
7:30-8:30 Registration for Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race. Shead High School.
9:00 43rd Annual Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race begins. Perry Corner to Bank Square. Walk Race begins at Carlow Island.
1:00-3:00 Mask Making Workshop at Eastport Arts Center. Get ready for the Masquerade Ball!
2:00-4:00 Tea with the President - John Quincy Adams. Episcopal Church.
7:00-10:00 Masquerade Contra Dance featuring Keltic Schmeltic, and caller Albie Briggs. Eastport Arts Center.