Local Happenings Categorized: Outdoor Activities

Winter Wonderland at Pineland Farm – New Gloucester, ME

A picture of Pineland Farms covered in beautiful fluffy snow.

Date: Friday, January 10th and 28th Walk Times: 11:00 – 11:30 am Contact: Pineland Education 207.650.3031 #ob#rqhpngvba#at#cvarynaqsnezf.bet#ob# Location: Education Barn  (map) 100B Valley Farm Road, New Gloucester ME 04260 US Explore and discover the beauty and wonder of Maine’s winter. If weather permits there will be outside learning about woodland creatures, winter survival, snow science or tracking skills. If the weather is frightful, the group will stay indoors with winter themed activities and crafts. Regitstration is… Read more »

Full Moon Night at Pineland Farms – New Gloucester, ME

Date: Friday, January 10th Walk Times: 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm Contact: Pineland Education 207.650.3031 #ob#rqhpngvba#at#cvarynaqsnezf.bet#ob# Location: Education Barn  (map) 100B Valley Farm Road, New Gloucester ME 04260 US Spend the full moon with us on Pineland farm, read “Owl Moon” by Jane Yolen and take a brief evening walk through the wintery forest and fields. If you are lucky, you may even spot an owl! Warm up after with some socialization around the campfire. Preregistration is required, and… Read more »

Madison Christmas Celebration – Madison, ME

Date: December 7th Time:  8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Place:  Downtown Madison Celebrate Christmas Madison style, with this joy-filled Christmas Celebration. There is everything from cookie decorating to chowder cook-offs, and of course, Santa will be in attendance. The schedule is as follows: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Pancake Breakfast served at Christ Community Fellowship (43 Maple Street). Cashe donations encouraged. 9:00 AM: Santa Dash 5k & Kids 1 Mile Fun Run (Main Street Playground) Registration 9… Read more »

Downtown Merchant’s “A Night Before Christmas” – Guntersville, AL

Date: December 7th Time:  3:00 – 7:00 PM Place: Downtown Guntersville Our annual family Christmas event in Downtown Guntersville, AL. Featuring Santa and Mrs. Clause, carriage and buggy rides, ice skating rink, music, train ride, cookie decorating, vendor market, live Bethlehem, games, sales and more!

Chester Greenwood Day – Farmington, ME

Date: December 6th – 7th Place: Downtown Farmington Chester Greenwood Day is the annual celebration of Farmington resident Chester Greenwood, the inventor of earmuffs. Greenwood was only fifteen when he designed the first pair of ear protectors out of wire, beaver fur, and cloth. At the age of nineteen, he acquired a U.S. patent. By age twenty-eight, the Chester Greenwood & Company factory was producing and shipping champion ear protectors worldwide. In 1936 the company had its… Read more »