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A great community nestled on the shores of the Penobscot Bay!
  • 2017-06-16 Samways' 50th, featuring Anne Marie and Tim Samway, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 17. Tim is shown here in the formal attire he still wears to the annual meeting of the Northport Village Corporation. Happy Anniversary, Tim and Anne Marie!

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Upcoming Events

Northport Yacht Club Event

Other Bayside Event

Holiday

6/23/17 (Fri)

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

6/24/17 (Sat)

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

6/24/17 (Sat)

Belfast Spring Fling and Pet Parade (Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast; 9:30 AM-1 PM) This P.A.W.S. event will feature a pet parade/walk-a-thon, demonstrations from professional agility dogs, animal-related vendors, activities for children and dogs alike, food and more! For more information or to register for the Pet Parade, visit www.pawsadoption.org/springfling.

6/24/17 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Work Party (NYC Clubhouse; 10 AM) Come out and help ready the fleet and the clubhouse! Contact Gordon Fuller (207-624-2769 or patriot@myfairpoint.net).

6/24/17 (Sat)

Celebration of Life for Jim and Joanne Coughlin (Community Hall; 1-3 PM)

6/25/17 (Sun)

Northport Yacht Club Race Committee Meeting (NYC Clubhouse; 10 AM) Race committee to be formalized and other discussion to follow. All racers invited. Contact Bruce Smith (207-338-5029; elucesmith@aol.com).

6/25/17 (Sun)

John Short Series Fun Race (NYC Clubhouse; Skippers' Meeting at 11:30 AM; Race at 1 PM) Contact Bruce Smith (207-338-5029; elucesmith@aol.com).

6/26/17 (Mon)

Northport Yacht Club Sailing School Starts (NYC Clubhouse; Registration at 9 AM) Weekly program offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings throughout the summer. All children 9 and older may participate for a week or for the whole summer. Swimming test is required for new students. Report to the NYC Clubhouse by 9 AM Monday, with a personal flotation device if you have one. For more information, visit www.northportyachtclub.org.

6/26-30/17 (Mon-Fri)

Windjammer Days (Boothbay Harbor) Participate in a grand sail parade on June 28th through picturesque Boothbay Harbor. Majestic windjammers come from up and down the coast to participate in this exciting early-season event. Shoreside activities include music and fireworks. For more information, visit www.sailmainecoast.com/plan-your-trip/special-events/.

6/26/17 (Mon)

Bayside Farmers' Market (Ruggles Park; 2-5 PM, Rain or Shine) Visit www.facebook.com/MaineBaysideFM.

6/26/17 (Mon)

Northport Select Board Meeting (Town Hall; 6 PM) Contact the town office at 207-338-3819.

6/26/17 (Mon)

Belfast Historical Society Program: "History of the Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad – Celebrating 150 Years" (Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library; 7 PM) Joey Kelley, railroad enthusiast and historian, will present a history of the BMLRR in conjunction with the publication of his book about the railroad. It was in February 1867 that the railroad charter was established. For more information on this free program, visit www.belfastmuseum.org.

6/28/17 (Wed)

Alice Meador and Friends: An Evening of Poetry (Community Hall; 7 PM) Bayside poet Alice Meador and Belfast poet Elizabeth Garber will lead the audience in composing a poem as part of their program. Free. Sponsored by Bayside Arts.

6/29/17 (Thu)

Northport Yacht Club Fun Races for Kids and Open Potluck Supper (NYC Clubhouse; 4 PM, potluck about 5:30 PM) All kids 10 and over are welcome! Cookout/potluck immediately follows, at about 5:30 PM. Held Thursday afternoons throughout the season.

6/29/17 (Thu)

Junior Yacht Club Organizational Meeting (NYC Clubhouse; Following the races) All kids welcomed to join! Election of officers will be held. Contact Karen Trasatti (trassati5@comcast.net).

6/29/17 (Thu)

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series Opening Night (Beaver Street, Belfast; 5:30-7:30 PM) As always, free.  Performing this week: Mostly Brothers.

6/30/17 (Fri)

Northport Yacht Club Raft-Up (On the Bay; 6 PM) Let's get every boat in the harbor out for this! All boats welcome. Taxi service possible. Pack it up and bring your friends. Contact Jim Facey (207-338-3118 or jim.facey@gmail.com).

7/1/17 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Open House (NYC Clubhouse; 8-10 AM) Please come enjoy free coffee and doughnuts to kick off the weekend.

7/1/17 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club Kids’ Games & Waterslide (Ruggles Park; Starting at 10 AM) At 10 AM, join the families of Bayside as they participate in Sack Races, an Egg Toss, Sponge Relays, Tug O’ War, the Annual Basketball Throw, The Greased Watermelon, Face Painting, Badminton, Lawn Bowling, Croquet, and more! Don’t miss the Giant Water Slide at 1:30pm. Volunteers are needed for the events of the day.  Contact Karen Trasatti (trassati5@comcast.net) if you can help!

7/2/17 (Sun)

John Short Series Race #1 (NYC Clubhouse; Skippers’ Meeting at 11:30 AM; Race at 1 PM) Contact Bruce Smith (207-338-5029; elucesmith@aol.com).

7/2/17 (Sun)

Shady Grove Cottage & Museum Open (Pleasant Street; 2-4 PM)

7/3/17 (Mon)

Northport Yacht Club Sailing School (NYC Clubhouse; Registration at 9 AM) Weekly program offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings throughout the summer. All children 9 and older may participate for a week or for the whole summer. Swimming test is required for new students. Report to the NYC Clubhouse by 9 AM Monday, with a personal flotation device if you have one. For more information, visit www.northportyachtclub.org.

7/3/17 (Mon)

Memorial Service for Zelma Huntoon (Community Hall; 11 AM) A reception to follow from 12-2 PM at the Huntoon Cottage, 78 Broadway, Northport, ME.

7/3/17 (Mon)

Bayside Farmers’ Market (Ruggles Park; 2-5 PM, Rain or Shine) Visit www.facebook.com/MaineBaysideFM.

7/4/17 (Tue)

Independence Day

7/4/17 (Tue)

Northport Yacht Club Retired Daysailer Skippers Race (NYC Clubhouse; 3 PM) Relive the glory days! NYC Sailing School alumni of ALL AGES are invited to participate in the second annual NYC Retired Daysailer Skippers Race.  Boats will be provided.  Registration fee is $15 (collected at the pre-race meeting or via Venmo @Dan-Webster) and includes a commemorative shirt if you register by June 17.  Please register at the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/GNYpuhNF7Xb8eKfJ3. You must be a member of the Northport Yacht Club to participate.  Membership forms will be available at the pre-race meeting, or you can join online at www.northportyachtclub.org. Boats will be provided. Contact Danny Webster (610-761-8995 or dtw43@cornell.edu).

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