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2021 Schedule of Events

Each Day
                    Scavenger Hunt.  Find one of our 4th of July rocks and turn it in at
                    Sweeties Downeast to receive a $10 gift card!  Sponsored by Sweeties
10:00-4:00 Tides Institute & Museum of Art Exhibition: Dark Harbor: Early Lithographs of Stow Wengenroth. (Look for open hours at the Museum of Canned Food, Studio Works, 48 Water Street).

Friday, July 2nd
Street Dance.  Family friendly music to kick off our celebration.  Overlook Park.
Saturday, July 3rd

10-12:00 noon Open viewing of Civil War mural undergoing restoration.  Tides Institute GAR Hall, 6 Green Street.
12:00 noon Little Mr. & Miss 4th of July (ages 2-4).  Overlook Park.
Drop-in art activities/art kids.  StudioWorks.  48 Water Street
Miss 4th of July Contest.  Overlook Park.  Miss 5-8, Junior Miss 9-13, and Miss 14-18.  Contestants for all age categories must register by 2pm.
Class of 1966 Reunion.  The Lobster Crate. Perry
Bike Races.  Starts halfway down Deep Cove Rd. and ends at Fire Station.  Trike and ages 2-4 in parking lot.
4:00 Pet Show.  Cutest, Most Patriotic, Best Tricks, Most Unusual, Best of Show.  Overlook Park.  Prizes.
4:00-7:00 Class of 1971 Reunion. Rossport. Quoddy Village.  Rain date July 4th same time.
5:00 Class of 1981 Reunion.  The Lobster Crate.  Perry.
6-8:00 Live Music by "Against the Grain". Overlook Park.
DUSK Torchlight Parade. Post Office to Motel East.
DUSK Moonlight Movie. Independence Day. Sutherland Amphitheater. Sponsored by City of Eastport.
Thursday, July 4th - Independence Day
Sunrise 61st Annual Flag Raising at Breakwater.
7:00-11:00 Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast. Eastport Municipal Airport.
9:00 Dale C. Lincoln Kids' One-Mile Fun Run. Ages 13 and under. Boat School to Dead River Company on Key Street.
9:00 42nd Annual Buddy Allen Car, Truck & Bike Show. Cars welcome to arrive at 8am. Judging begins at 10am. Bank Square.
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.
Exact race start time will depend on tides.
10:00 Water Sports. Fish Pier. Try for the flag at the end of the greasy pole.
10:00 Opening of Craft Fair and Vendors.
10-1:00 Caricatures. Sutherland Ampitheater.
12:00 Doll Carriage, Wagon, Bike and Trike Parade. Sponsored by Eastport Youth Association. Prizes. Post Office to Bank Square. 
2:00 Grand Independence Day Parade. Theme: "Happy Belated 200th Birthday, Maine"".  Floats line up on Staniels Road by Youth Center. Judging at 1:15pm. First $500, Second $300, Third $200. Best decorated 4-wheeler $75.
6-8:00 Live Music by Stillwaters Band. Classic Rock and Country Rock. Overlook Park.
DUSK Grand Presentation of Eastport's Fantastic Fireworks Display. Waterfront.