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2018 Schedule of Events

Each Day
11:00-4:00 Exhibition: Missing Voices: Photography by Vivian Taylor. Eastport Art Center.
11:00-4:00 Exhibition: From the Collections: Art for All Ages. Tides Institute & Museum of Art.
Saturday, June 30th
All Day 200th Anniversary of the British Departure from Eastport. Water Street
Historical re-enactment, music, horseshoe tournament, outdoor cooking, kids' games and more.
11:00-1:00 Sunrise County Farmers' Market. Gravel lot next to U.S. Post Office.
2:00-4:00 The Quoddy Tides 50th Anniversary Celebration. Eastport Arts Center. Washington St.
Sunday, 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 13th Annual Motorcycle Show n' Shine. Registration 12-1:00. Awards 2:00pm
DUSK Fireworks at Deer Island Point Park.
7:30-8:30 Registration for Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race. Shead High School.
9:00 48th Annual Charles E. Davis 7.0 mile race begins. Perry Corner to Bank Square. Walk Race begins at Carlow Island.
12th 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.
5:00-7:00 11th 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.
Monday, July 2nd - Welcome Home Day
***Watch for the arrival of the U.S.S. McFaul, DDG-74***
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. Cutest, Most Patriotic, Best Tricks, Most Unusual, Best of Show. Prizes. Overlook Park.
4:00 Class of 1968 Reunion. The Lobster Crate, Perry.
Live Music by "Lost Cat and the River City Rats".  Jazz, blues, pop and classic rock.  Overlook Park.
6:00 Class of 1958 Reunion. The Chowder House, Eastport.
7:30 11th Annual Big Wheel Races. Must be 16 or older.  Cummings Garage to Overlook Park.

Tuesday, 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.
11:00 Public Reception for the Officers and Crew of the U.S.S. McFaul.
Come out and give a warm Downeast welcome to the brave men and women of our U.S. Armed Services.
Eastport Port Authority Welcome Center at the Breakwater.
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. Registration for all age categories ends at noon.
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 "Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake".
New series based in Easport, Maine. In front of S. L. Wadsworth Store.
1:00 Class of 1993 Reunion. At the Barnes' residence, Boyden Lake, Perry.
2:00-4:00 Self-Guided Open House Tour of TIMA Buildings: Tides Institute 43 Water Street, Studio Works 48 Water Street, Veterans Memorial Hall 6 Green Street, Seaman's Church 26 Middle Street, and North Church 82 High Street.
2:00 Fireman's Muster. Water Street.
3:30 Annual Codfish Relay Race. Water Street. 16 & Under or 16 & Over. 4 members/team.
4:00 Moose Island Follies featuring Tim Sample. Eastport Arts Center, Washington Street. VIP seats $30, Reserved $20, General $15, Under 18 $5.
Live Music by "Stillwaters Band".  New country and rock n' roll.  Overlook Park.
7:30 Moose Island Follies featuring Tim Sample. Eastport Arts Center, Washington Street. VIP seats $30, Reserved $20, General $15, Under 18 $5.
DUSK Torchlight Parade.  Post Office to Motel East.
Wednesday, July 4th - Independence Day
Sunrise 58th 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 41st 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: Vintage Fun - Eastport on the 4th.  Floats line up on Staniels Road by Youth Center. Judging at 1:15pm.  First $500, Second $300, Third $200. Best decorated 4-wheeler $75.
6:30 Barbara's School of Dance. Overlook Park.
DUSK Grand Presentation of Eastport's Fantastic Fireworks Display. Waterfront.
Thursday July 5th
6:30 Ozzie's All-Stars vs. U.S.S. McFaul Navy Team. Shead High Auditorium, High Street.
Friday July 6th
7:00 Concert Series presents: Gregory Biss, piano. Tickets $10, 17 & under admitted free. Eastport Arts Center.
8:15 Moonlight Movie: Isle of Dogs. Animation · Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog.
Outdoor showing at Sutherland Amphitheater. Sponsored by Sweeties Dogorama.