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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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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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).
Aug
25
Mon
6:30 pm Pembroke Historical Society @ Pembroke Historical Society's Museum
Pembroke Historical Society @ Pembroke Historical Society's Museum
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm
Ellie Sanford of Alexander, Maine  -  “Back to the Land” Subsistence living in Maine. Our Museum building is located at the intersection of Old County Road and Front Street, this is near the stone bridge and Legion hall in Pembroke.  Programs begin at 7 pm with a short business meeting at 6:30pmAll area residents, educators, and visitors including students grade 5 through college, are invited to attend.  admission and refreshments are free, and donation to the Society are appreciated
Aug
26
Tue
11:00 am Sunrise County Farmers Market @ Triangle Park
Sunrise County Farmers Market @ Triangle Park
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come check us out!  For more information Karen Herrick 454-3130 or Geoff Johnson 214-0620
6:30 pm Music on the Green @ Triangle Park
Music on the Green @ Triangle Park
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm
Music To Be Announced   Sponsored by The First     & WQDY
Aug
28
Thu
10:00 am Food Pantry @ Irene Chadbourne Food Pantry
Food Pantry @ Irene Chadbourne Food Pantry
Aug 28 @ 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  
Aug
30
Sat
all-day Calais Free Library @ Calais Free Library
Calais Free Library @ Calais Free Library
Aug 30 all-day
Library will be closed for Labor Day Weekend. Have a safe and a happy holiday.
8:00 am Junk in the Trunk Yard Sale
Junk in the Trunk Yard Sale
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do you have yard sale items and no yard to sell them from?  Then sell them from the trunk of your vehicle in the downtown parking lots on Main St Calais ( next to the F.A.Peabody Insurance building) the last Saturday of June, July, August and September.

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