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  • 2016-06-24 First Jump of the Summer, photographed by Donna Dubrow and featuring Griffin Dubrow.
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Upcoming Events

6/30/16 (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. Contact Head Sailing Instructor Erik Ekberg (617-939-7751 or erik.ekberg@student.fairfield.edu) about the races.

6/30/16 (Thu)

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

6/30/16 (Thu)

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series (Belfast; 5:30-7:30 PM) As always, free.

7/2/16 (Sat)

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

7/2/16 (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 Jim Facey (207-338-3118 or jim.facey@gmail.com) if you can help!

7/2/16 (Sat)

Northport Yacht Club, Bayside Historical Preservation Society, and Northport Village Corporation Present Belfast's Leaky Boot Jug Band/Dancing in the Park (Ruggles Park; 7 PM) Bring a lawn chair and your dancing shoes and get ready for some good ol' bluegrass!

7/3/16 (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).

7/3/16 (Sun)

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

7/3/16 (Sun)

Northport Yacht Club Raft-Up (On the Bay; 6 PM) Come out and help ready the fleet and the clubhouse! 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).

7/4/16 (Mon)

Independence Day

7/4/16 (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, contact Head Sailing Instructor Erik Ekberg (617-939-7751 or erik.ekberg@student.fairfield.edu) or visit www.northportyachtclub.org/sailing-lessons/.

7/4/16 (Mon)

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

7/4/16 (Mon)

Northport Yacht Club Annual Bonfire (Ruggles Park Beach; Dusk) Bring your marshmallows and sparklers. No wood donations needed this year. Contact Bill Haverty (207-338-2336 or havertyj@comcast.net).

7/5/16 (Tue)

Walter Downs Regatta #1 (NYC Clubhouse; Starts with Pre-Race Cookout at 12 PM, Race at 1 PM) Open to all kids 10 and over, subject to boat space limitations. Contact Co-Head Sailing Instructor Erik Ekberg (617-939-7751 or erik.ekberg@student.fairfield.edu) or Gordon Fuller (207-624-2769 or patriot@myfairpoint.net).

7/6/16 (Wed)

Our Town Belfast Gala and Auction (Belfast Boathouse, Belfast; 6:30 PM) Ticket information and a list of available items and experiences will be found at www.ourtownbelfast.org.

7/7/16 (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! Held Thursday afternoons throughout the season. Contact Head Sailing Instructor Erik Ekberg (617-939-7751 or erik.ekberg@student.fairfield.edu) about the races.

7/7/16 (Thu)

Junior Yacht Club Meeting (NYC Clubhouse; Following the races) All kids welcomed to join! Contact Eric Ekberg (ericekberg@comcast.net).

7/7/16 (Thu)

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series (Belfast; 5:30-7:30 PM) As always, free.

7/8/16 (Fri)

Great Schooner Race (Islesboro to Rockland) Maine's tall ship fleet gathers for an exciting race from Islesboro to Rockland, followed by a festive Awards Ceremony/Party with live music. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Great Schooner Race, North America's largest annual gathering of tall ships! Pre-Race festivities include fireworks and small boat races. Raft-Up! For more information, visit www.sailmainecoast.com/plan-your-trip/special-events/.

7/8/16 (Fri)

Belfast Garden Club Open Garden Day (37 George Street, Bayside; 10 AM-4 PM). A private garden is open to the public. This week: Woolsey Garden. $5 donation at each garden or season tickets ($30 for 8 tickets) sold at Left Bank Books. More information available at www.belfastgardenclub.org or contact Martha Laitin marthalaitin@yahoo.com.

7/8/16 (Fri)

Utilities Department Meeting (Community Hall; 2:30 PM) Contact Paul Bartels at nvcmaine@gmail.com or 207-338-0751.

7/8/16 (Fri)

Silent Auction to Benefit the Northport Food Pantry (NYC Clubhouse; 7 PM) Contact Patti Wright (pjw.sow.wright@gmail.com).

7/9-10/16 (Sat-Sun)

Rod, Custom and Muscle Car Cruise-in (Owl's Head Transportation Museum, Owl's Head; 9 AM-3 PM) This supercharged event combines innovation and iconic appeal in a celebration of the worldwide passion for cool cars. Visit this show for a crowd-pleasing array of customs, hot rods and muscle cars. This exciting cruise-in will feature an antique aeroplane show, kids activities, Model T rides and ground vehicle demonstrations. For more information, visit www.owlshead.org.

7/9/16 (Sat)

Junior Yacht Club Car Wash Fundraiser (Near the Yacht Club; 10 AM-Noon) Contact Eric Ekberg (ericekberg@comcast.net).

7/9-10/16 (Sat/Sun)

Annual Arts in the Park (Heritage Park, Belfast Waterfront; 10 AM-4 PM) One of Mid-coast Maine's most popular arts and crafts festivals with 80 fine artists representing a vast variety of arts and crafts. It all takes place at Heritage Park, downtown on Belfast's waterfront, with the harbor and Penobscot Bay as a backdrop. Continuous live music both days and a variety of delicious food add to the festive atmosphere. Free admission. For more information, visit www.artsintheparkbelfast.org.

7/9/16 (Sat)

John Short Series Race #2 (NYC Clubhouse; Skippers' Meeting at 11:30 AM; Race at 1 PM) Contact Bruce Smith (207-338-5029; elucesmith@aol.com).

7/9/16 (Sat)

Scottish Tattoo (Fort Knox State Park; 5:30-8 PM) This popular annual event is back, featuring traditional Scottish bagpipers, precision marching bands and a patriotic salute to America. For complete information, visit fortknox.maineguide.com/events.html.

7/10/16 (Sun)

Overseers' Meeting (Community Hall; 8 AM) Contact Paul Bartels at nvcmaine@gmail.com or 207-338-0751.

7/10/16 (Sun)

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

7/10/16 (Sun)

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

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