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
23
Wed
8:30 am Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Jul 23 @ 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    
9:00 am Meditation @ St Anne's Episcopal Church
Meditation @ St Anne's Episcopal Church
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
this is a time for you to connect your body, mind and spirit.  Each time we gather we will use a short video from SSJE, talk about it and then sit in silence together. Everyone is welcome
10:30 am @ Calais Free Library
@ Calais Free Library
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am
The Calais Free Library invites children of all abilities to join this year’s summer reading program, Fizz! Boom! Read! 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, 10:30 A.M. – Rockets & Geysers – at the Calais Free Library 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 Continue Reading
6:30 pm AL-ANON @ old Calais Hospital basement
AL-ANON @ old Calais Hospital basement
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm
Jul
24
Thu
8:30 am Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Jul 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 Barnyard Tales @ Calais Free Library
Barnyard Tales @ Calais Free Library
Jul 24 @ 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 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, 10:30 A.M. – Rockets & Geysers – at the Calais Free Library 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 Continue Reading
Jul
25
Fri
8:30 am Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Free Breakfast and Lunch for all... @ Calais Recreation Department
Jul 25 @ 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    

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