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A great community nestled on the shores of the Penobscot Bay!
  • 2017-05-19 First Dock Dive of the Season, photographed by Renee Miller and featuring Rob McHugh.

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Upcoming Events

Northport Yacht Club Event

Other Bayside Event

Holiday

5/26/17 (Fri)

Fourth Friday Art Walk (Belfast; 5:30-8 PM) For more information, visit www.belfastcreativecoalition.org.

5/27/17 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Board Meeting (NYC Clubhouse; 8:30 AM)

5/27/17 (Sat)

United Farmers Market of Maine Grand Opening (18 Spring Street, Belfast; 9 AM-1 PM) Located at the former Mathews Brothers building, this year-round, permanent indoor farmers market will feature a wide variety of farm-fresh produce as well as local meats, fresh fish, artisanal cheeses, flowers & plants, prepared ethnic foods, coffee, baked goods, and also handmade craft wares, with 65 participants already signed up. Shoppers will be able to enjoy their purchases in the Bayview Room, a communal eating area overlooking the beautiful Belfast harbor. For more information, visit www.belfastmarket.com.

5/27/17 (Sat)

Come Boating! Launch Day & Nautical Yard Sale (Boat Shed at the Belfast Public Landing; 9 AM-2 PM) Rain Date: May 28. Come Boating! kicks off its season, with refreshments and information about its free community rowing program. Trained coxswains will be on hand from 11 AM to 2 PM to take visitors out for a row on a 32-foot Cornish pilot gig. Also, the organization's annual "All Things Nautical" Yard Sale, with great deals on many items, will take place between 9 AM and 2 PM. All proceeds of the sale will benefit Come Boating!, which offers free community rowing throughout the summer and early fall. If you have any nautical equipment, boat accessories, life jackets, paddles, foul weather gear, nautical books, crafts, collectibles, art, charts, or small boats you'd like to contribute, please contact Carol Kuhn at 207-322-3090. All items must be in clean, workable, "sailable" condition. For more information, visit www.comeboating.org or contact Carol.

5/28/17 (Sun)

Northport Yacht Club Annual Kick-Off Celebration (Shrine Club, Northport Avenue, Belfast; 6 PM) Tickets must be purchased in advance. $30 per person (includes tax and gratuity; cash bar). No walkups. Contact Jim Facey (207-338-3118 or jim.facey@gmail.com) for information.

5/29/17 (Mon)

Memorial Day

5/31/17 (Wed)

Northport Middle School Band Concert (Edna Drinkwater School; 6 PM Dinner; 6:30 PM Concert) Contact Janine Laveway at jlaveway@drinkwaterschool.org.

6/3/17 (Sat)

Northport Municipal Election (Northport Town Hall; 8 AM-8 PM) Positions to be voted on are: one Selectman/Overseer of the Poor for a three-year term, one School Committee Member for a three-year term and Road Commissioner for a two-year term. Absentee ballots will be available at the Town Hall.  If you are in need of a ballot but are unable to pick one up in person, you may request one by calling the Town Office at 207-338-3819. The warrant will be available on the town website. For more information, contact the town office or visit www.northportmaine.org.

6/3/17 (Sat)

Belfast Rail Trail 5K (Belfast; 9 AM) Celebrate the official opening of the Belfast Rail Trail on National Trails Day by participating in its first 5K! The race is a fun run, a walk, or a stroll. Dogs on leash and baby strollers are welcome. This out-and-back course is three miles long with the turnaround just before the trestle bridge. Start and finish are under the Route 1 bridge. Event parking is available at Penobscot McCrum. Look for the white tents to check-in, starting at 8 AM. The race will be held rain or shine! For questions or more information, or to register, visit www.coastalmountains.org.

6/3/17 (Sat)

4th Annual Belfast Ukulele Fest (Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast; 10 AM-6 PM) The day will be filled with ensemble performances, headline acts, and a variety of fun and informative ukulele workshops. There will be food, refreshments, and music vendors set up throughout the event area for attendees to enjoy. For questions or more information, visit www.ourtownbelfast.org/uke/.

6/3-4/17 (Sat-Sun)

All-American & Muscle Car Show (Owl's Head Transportation Museum, Owl's Head; 9 AM-3 PM) Join us for our celebration of American automotive design at its best! This event showcases the style and power of American automobiles beginning in the early 20th Century and extending through the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and beyond. In honor of the 50th production year of the Chevrolet Camaro, Camaros of all vintages will be admitted free. For more information, visit www.owlshead.org.

6/3/17 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Work Party (NYC Clubhouse; 9 AM) Come out and help ready the fleet and the clubhouse! Contact Gordon Fuller (207-624-2769 or patriot@myfairpoint.net).

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