Washington County Historical Societies

Washington County is home to multiple Historical Societies that have many great events, we plan to build out a section dedicated to them but for now keep an eye on the calendar.

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Shop Calais

Looking to have your dollar go further, take advantage of the great pricing in your local Calais businesses

Calais would love to welcome our friends across the border to come down and save hundreds by shopping in Calais.

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Visit Calais Maine

Calais is the ideal destination for those who want to escape the crowds and enjoy the beauty of the East Coast in peaceful seclusion.

In town, visitors can stroll along the Waterfront and Walkway and observe the greatest tide change in the continental U.S. ...

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  • Thomas Dicenzo Athletic Complex

    The Thomas Dicenzo Athletic Complex, is Calais’s Home to many Family Outdoor activities. The Athletic Complex offers; two Baseball Diamonds,.
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  • Wabanaki Culture Center – Museum

    Wabanaki Culture Center local Museum is also home to the The Maine  and Calais Visitor Center. Located in the heart.
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  • Post Card

    This was a wonderful collection of Calais Post Card photo’s that were sent to us to display on the website..
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  • Take a Stroll

    Looking to burn off some energy but don’t want to pound the pavement of down town Calais. Take a walk.
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Calais is a Maine Downtown Network Community, a program of the Maine Development Foundation's Downtown Center.

The Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition is a partnership of business, cultural and civic people who have vested interests in the future of our city's downtown.

Upcoming Events

Jul
6
Sun
all-day St Croix Historical Society
St Croix Historical Society
Jul 6 – Aug 30 all-day
Calais Maine Calendar Holmes Cottage on Main Street is now open for summer season. Go by and say hello and see this wonderful historic home which is now a museum. No fee. Hours 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily (closed Sundays and closed for the 4th of July).
Jul
31
Thu
8:30 am Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Jul 31 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Sponsored by the City of Calais, Maine Department of Education and the United States Department of Agriculture, wth support from University of Maine Cooperative Extension. BREAKFAST       June 24th-July 31     from 8:30am – 9:00 am LUNCH                  June 23rd-July 31        from 11:30am-12:30pm Meals will be provided  to all children without charge and are the same for all children    
10:00 am Food Pantry @ Irene Chadbourne Food Pantry
Food Pantry @ Irene Chadbourne Food Pantry
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Any time that the open flag is flying we are open Hours are Mondays 3-6pm Thursday 10-noon Closed Holidays  
10:30 am Frogs Jumpin’ Everywhere @ Calais Free Library
Frogs Jumpin’ Everywhere @ Calais Free Library
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am
The Calais Free Library invites children of all abilities to join this year’s summer reading program, Fizz! Boom! Read! Thursday, July 31, 10:30 A.M. – Frogs Jumpin’ Everywhere – at the Calais Free Library Monday, August 4, 10:30 A.M. – Blizzards – at the Calais Community Center Wednesday, August 6, 10:30 A.M. – Blizzards – at the Calais Free Library Thursday, August 7, 10:30 A.M. – All About Dogs – at the Calais Free Library Monday, August 11, 10:30 A.M. – Color Wonder – at the Calais Community Center Wednesday, August 13, 10:30 A.M. – Color Wonder – at the Calais Free Library Tuesday, August 19, 3 P.M. – Sci-Fi Film Week movie #1 – at the Calais Free Library Wednesday, August 20, 3 P.M. – Sci-Fi Film Week movie #2 – at the Calais Free Library Thursday, August 21, 3 P.M. – Sci-Fi Film Week movie #3 – at the Calais Free Library For more information about the summer Continue Reading
Aug
1
Fri
7:00 pm All-Ireland Weekend! Calais Cel... @ WCCC
All-Ireland Weekend! Calais Cel... @ WCCC
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm
All-Ireland Weekend!  Calais Celtic Concerts @ WCCC | Calais | Maine | United States
CALAIS CELEBRATES AN ALL-IRELAND WEEKEND! WITH TWO HUGE AWARD WINNING BANDS FROM IRELAND! Calais Celtic Concerts, is very happy to present IRELAND’s Best New Band: “SOCKS IN THE FRYING PAN”, on Friday Night August 1st, at 7:00 PM, and one of IRELAND’s Leading Traditional Bands, of PBS Quality, “TEADA”, on Saturday night at 7:00 PM. Both shows at Washington Community College! Two of our BEST Shows of the Season in Back to Back nights! Tickets for the Socks are $15.00 adult, and Teada, will be $20.00 adult, with those under 15 yrs. $5.00 for both shows. Tickets are on sale at Karen’s Diner & Korner Pub, downtown Calais! LikeLike · · Share
Aug
2
Sat
2:00 pm Shape-Note Singing @ Cobscook Learning Center
Shape-Note Singing @ Cobscook Learning Center
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
First Saturday of every month. Potluck Supper after. All levels of experience welcome.
7:00 pm All-Ireland Weekend! Calais Ce...
All-Ireland Weekend! Calais Ce...
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm
All-Ireland Weekend!   Calais Celtic Conterts
CALAIS CELEBRATES AN ALL-IRELAND WEEKEND! WITH TWO HUGE AWARD WINNING BANDS FROM IRELAND! Calais Celtic Concerts, is very happy to present IRELAND’s Best New Band: “SOCKS IN THE FRYING PAN”, on Friday Night August 1st, at 7:00 PM, and one of IRELAND’s Leading Traditional Bands, of PBS Quality, “TEADA”, on Saturday night at 7:00 PM. Both shows at Washington Community College! Two of our BEST Shows of the Season in Back to Back nights! Tickets for the Socks are $15.00 adult, and Teada, will be $20.00 adult, with those under 15 yrs. $5.00 for both shows. Tickets are on sale at Karen’s Diner & Korner Pub, downtown Calais!
8:00 pm Movie in the Park @ Memorial Park
Movie in the Park @ Memorial Park
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm
Movie in the Park @ Memorial Park | Calais | Maine | United States
  Join us under the stars at Memorial Park on Saturday August 2 for our annual family movie night! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and come early to grab the perfect spot. Movie will start at 8:00. FREE popcorn and drinks while supplies last. This year we will be showing God’s Not Dead. This event is brought to you by your friends at The Mission: Calais Church of God
Aug
4
Mon
10:30 am Blizzards @ Calais Community Center
Blizzards @ Calais Community Center
Aug 4 @ 10:30 am
The Calais Free Library invites children of all abilities to join this year’s summer reading program, Fizz! Boom! Read! Monday, August 4, 10:30 A.M. – Blizzards – at the Calais Community Center Wednesday, August 6, 10:30 A.M. – Blizzards – at the Calais Free Library Thursday, August 7, 10:30 A.M. – All About Dogs – at the Calais Free Library Monday, August 11, 10:30 A.M. – Color Wonder – at the Calais Community Center Wednesday, August 13, 10:30 A.M. – Color Wonder – at the Calais Free Library Tuesday, August 19, 3 P.M. – Sci-Fi Film Week movie #1 – at the Calais Free Library Wednesday, August 20, 3 P.M. – Sci-Fi Film Week movie #2 – at the Calais Free Library Thursday, August 21, 3 P.M. – Sci-Fi Film Week movie #3 – at the Calais Free Library For more information about the summer reading program, please stop in at the library or call us at 454-2758.
Aug
5
Tue
11:00 am Sunrise County Farmers Market @ Triangle Park
Sunrise County Farmers Market @ Triangle Park
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come check us out!  For more information Karen Herrick 454-3130 or Geoff Johnson 214-0620

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