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2017 Schedule of Events (draft)

Each Day
10:00-4:00 Exhibit: "From the Collections: Work, Art & Craft." Tides Institute and Museum of Art. 43 Water St.
10:00-4:00 Exhibit: "Assorted Works" by Jane Askloff. Eastport Arts Center Gallery. 36 Washington St.
10:00-4:00 Exhibit: "Psychological Landscape". Eastport Gallery. 74 Water Street.
Friday, June 30th
7:00pm Chamber Music: Baeza, Saeverud, Woitun, Biss. $10. Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street.
Saturday, 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 12th Annual Motorcycle Show n' Shine. Registration 12-1:00. Awards 2:00pm
DUSK Fireworks at Deer Island Point Park.
***Watch for the arrival of the U.S.S. Lassen, DDG 82***
7:30-8:30 Registration for Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race. Shead High School.
9:00 47th Annual Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race begins. Perry Corner to Bank Square. Walk Race begins at Carlow Island.
11th Annual Canada Day Race. Sailboat race off breakwater to St. Andrews Yacht Club. Boats should muster one hour prior to race start.
1:00 Frisbee Contest - Library Park. Frisbees provided and yours to keep!
1:30 Limbo Competition - Library Park. 
3:00 Bike Races. Boat School to Fire House. Trike and ages 2-4 in parking lot.
3:00 Public reception for the U.S.S. Lassen. Come out and give a warm downeast welcome to the officers and crew of the U.S.S. Lassen!  Eastport Port Authority Welcome Center.
5:00-7:00 10th Annual Country Rib Barbeque. 110 Water St. At the Head of Breakwater.
Sponsored by Cobscook Bay Resource Center.
6:00-9:00 Highlighter Dance. Eastport Elementary School. Kids should bring a white t-shirt to decorate
with highlighters then glow in the dark as they dance in the black lights. 6pm-7pm ages 5-9. 7pm-9pm ages 10-14. Music is age appropriate. Admission of $3 includes one highlighter. Additional highlighters available for sale. Sponsored by Quoddy Properties.
8:15 Moonlight Movie: Independence Day. Starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum.
Outdoor showing at Sutherland Amphitheater. Sponsored by Sweeties Downeast.
Sunday, July 2nd - Welcome Home Day
G-Force Laser Tag. Library Park.  And play a round or two of Gaga Ball!
9:00-4:00 Caricatures, Face Painting & Henna Tattoos.   Library Park.
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors
10:00 Kids Cupcake Decorating Contest. Overlook Park. Prizes
11:00 Watermelon Eating Contest. Overlook Park. Prizes.
1:00 Little Mr. & Miss 4th of July (ages 2-4). Overlook Park.
4:00 Pet Show. Sponsored by Eastport Pets. Prizes. Overlook Park.
5:30 Remote control car/truck obstacle course race. On the boardwalk by Sutherland Amphitheater.
Age categories and prizes.
7:30 10th Annual Big Wheel Races. Must be 16 or older.  Cummings Garage to Overlook Park.

Monday, July 3rd - Armed Services Day
9:00 Dale C. Lincoln Kids' One-Mile Fun Run. Ages 13 and under. 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 Artist in the Streets-Community Portrait with Thaddeus Holownia. Sutherland Ampitheater.
12:00 noon Miss 4th of July Contest. Overlook Park. Little Miss 5-8, Junior Miss 9-13, Miss 14-18.
12:00-4:00 Open House. Labor of Love Home of Nutrition Center and Garrapy Food Pantry. Tour and light refreshments.
1:00 Strawberry Shortcake Sale. Peavey Memorial Library.
1:00 Live Music by Glory Bound. Gospel. Library Park.
1:00 Book Signing by local author, Sarah Graves. Get her latest book "The Girls She Left Behind" and previous works. S.L. Wadsworth Store.
2:00 Fireman's Muster. Water Street.
2:00-4:00 Self-Guided Tour of Tides Institute and Museum of Art 43 Water St; StudioWorks 48 Water St; Veterans Memorial Hall 6 Green St; Seaman's Church 26 Middle St; and North Church 82 High Street.
3:30 Annual Codfish Relay Race. Water Street. 16 & Under or 16 & Over. 4 members/team.
4:00 Moose Island Follies. Eastport Arts Center, Washington Street. VIP seats $30, Reserved $20, General $15, Under 18 $5.
5:00 Flippin' Out. Amazing trampoline acrobatic show with snowboards, skis and new this year... 'the wall!" Don't miss this show! Water Street.
5:00 Class of 1957 Reunion. Seaview Campground.
Live Music by "Stillwaters Band".  New country and rock n' roll.  Overlook Park.
7:00 Class of 2007 Reunion. Eastport Chowder House.
7:30 Moose Island Follies. Eastport Arts Center, Washington Street. VIP seats $30, Reserved $20, General $15, Under 18 $5.
DUSK Torchlight Parade.  Post Office to Motel East.
Tuesday, July 4th - Independence Day
Sunrise 57th Annual Flag Raising at Breakwater.

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.
8:30 Calithumpian Parade.
9:00 Land Sports. Races for girls & boys. Prizes.  Water Street.
Penny Scramble in memory of Reid F. Craig Sr. to follow directly after land sports.
10:00 Water Sports. Fish Pier.  Try for the flag at the end of the greasy pole!
10:00 Rubber Ducky Race. Ducks cost $5 and are available in advance at The First Bank or during select events at Overlook Park. Ducks will race between the Fish Pier and the Waco Diner. Prizes 1st $300, 2nd $150 and 3rd $50.
10:00 40th Annual Buddy Allen Car, Truck & Bike Show. Bank Square.
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 Senior 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 Presley featuring Mike Bravener. Overlook Park.
1:00 Parade Bands in Concert. Library Park.
2:00 Grand Independence Day Parade. Theme: Honor Those Who Serve our Country.  Floats line up on Staniels Road by Youth Center. Judging at 1:15pm.  First $500, Second $300, Third $200. Best decorated 4-wheeler $75.
5:00 Live Music - 195th Maine Army National Guard Band. Performing on the balcony of the Eastport Port Authority Office.  This is the "can't miss" concert of the summer!
6:00 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the newly rebuilt Eastport Breakwater.
6:30 Barbara's School of Dance. Overlook Park.
DUSK Grand Presentation of Eastport's Fantastic Fireworks Display. Waterfront.
Thursday, July 6th
3:00pm Flat Bay Collective. By donation. Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St.
Friday, July 7th
7:00pm Piano Recital. Biss. $10. Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St.