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
10
Thu
8:30 am Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Jul 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 All About Cats @ Calais Free Library
All About Cats @ Calais Free Library
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am
The Calais Free Library invites children of all abilities to join this year’s summer reading program, Fizz! Boom! Read!  The program will explore a variety of science-related topics through reading and related activities.  The program is free and the activities will happen as follows: Thursday, July 10, 10:30 A.M. – All About Cats – at the Calais Free Library Monday, July 14, 10:30 A.M. – Bubbleguts – at the Calais Community Center Wednesday, July 16, 10:30 A.M. – Bubbleguts – at the Calais Free Library Thursday, July 17, 10:30 A.M. – Fun, Fabulous Food – at the Calais Free Library Monday, July 21, 10:30 A.M. – Dirty Dirt – at the Calais Community Center Wednesday, July 23, 10:30 A.M. – Dirty Dirt – at the Calais Free Library Thursday, July 24, 10:30 A.M. – Barnyard Tales – at the Calais Free Library Monday, July 28, 10:30 A.M. – Rockets & Geysers – at the Calais Community Center Wednesday, July 30, Continue Reading
Jul
11
Fri
8:30 am Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Jul 11 @ 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    
6:30 pm Free Film Fridays @ Calais Free Library
Free Film Fridays @ Calais Free Library
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm
Come Join your friends for a great movie night
Jul
12
Sat
all-day Alexander Hometown Jubilee @ Alexander Grange Hall
Alexander Hometown Jubilee @ Alexander Grange Hall
Jul 12 all-day
Starting at 10:00a.m. with Concessions, Games, Grab Bags for kids. Parade at 11:00a.m.           —       Cake Walk at 12:30p.m. A great outing for young and older. See you there!

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