Plants Unlimited's Family Fall Festival - Saturday September 29th
Family Fall Festival Schedule of Events
Saturday September 29th
A Fall Saturday for the entire family to enjoy! Below are the current participants, and scheduled events with much more to come.
Orrey-oh The Pirate Parrot!
Orrey-oh the African raven talks and steals doubloons. A true pirate, his heart is as black as his feathers.
10:00 to 300 - just swaggering around to meet you!
The Musical Duo of Phil Clement and Lincoln Blake
1:00 to 4:00 pm
LINCOLN BLAKE ~ Keyboards
Lincoln Blake is a native to the mid-coast area and is a familiar face on the local music scene. He has been playing since the age of ten and studied piano at the University of Maine at Augusta. Lincoln has played professionally in front of crowds throughout the state for over ten years.
Phil Clement - Guitar
I am lucky enough to work with some of the greatest players in the state. There are so many great players around here that I am honored to be invited to jam with all of them - - you guys know who you are! I'm just trying to play a little better every day to keep up with you guys.
South Thomaston Lions Club
Cookin' up Hamburgers and Hot Dogs from 11:00 to 2:00
All proceeds will be used locally for their scholorships and charitable work!
Fall Arts and Crafts Show - 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Local Artists and Craftspeople will set up throughout our greenhouse and yard to show and sell their work.
“where the Hobbits work and play"
"Bilbo lived in Bag End, a very nice hobbit hole near Hobbiton. At the beginning of The Lord of the Rings, Bilbo leaves Bag End to his heir Frodo and moves to Rivendell where he lives with the elves."
Open September 22nd through Halloween
Saturday September 29th
The Hobbit Shuffle - 1:00 pm
Dress like a Hobbit and take your turn shuffeling through Hobbitville. Prizes for all Hobbits (all ages welcome) and special prizes for the crowds favorite dressed Hobbit and their favorite shuffle!
2:00 Kids Giant Pumpkin Weigh In
It's what all the local farmers (10 years and younger) have been waiting for. A chance to show us the pumpkins they have grown! All summer, kids from all over the local area have been watering, fertilizing, and weeding their pumpkin patch watching with excitement as their pumpkins grow with each passing minute. Who will have the largest pumpkin? At 2:00 pm sharp the world will finally have an answer.
4:30The Scarecrow Results
Local non profit organizations from all over the mid coast region have worked hard to create their own fall harvest themed scenes. The only requirements.... they must include a scarecrow. For the week prior to the event up until 4:00 pm customers and friends will cast their vote with a ticket provided or vote with "pocket change" on their favorite scene. The winning charity (most tickets) will also receive 10% of the sales from Plants Unlimited's special sale items. Come support the organization of your choice and cast your vote and see who the winner will be.
Proceeds from other activities that day we be equally split between all participants! "Stuff" the ballot boxes with items for "extra votes". See each display below for details!
If you are involved with a non profit organization and would like to add your name to the list please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Promoting the growth, development and strength of Maine children and families
The mission of Five Town Communities That Care is to promote healthy youth development and to prevent problem adolescent behaviors such as substance abuse, suicide, violence, delinquency, school drop-out, and teen pregnancy. We also seek to foster increased collaboration and cooperation in communities in order to best serve the needs of their youth.
The Humane Society of Knox County is devoted to caring for unwanted and homeless animals while participating in activities advocating responsible pet ownership and the prevention of abuse and cruelty. The Humane Society also sponsors events and activities that promote the health and welfare of animals, and demonstrate the benefits of the human-animal bond. The Humane Society also offers programs that encourage community participation, and support preventative health care for companion animals.
Winner of the 2010 and 2011 competition!P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center (formerly the Camden-Rockport Animal Rescue League) was founded to provide a safe, comforting place for animals that are looking for loving, permanent homes. We are a private, non-profit animal welfare organization that provides care and love to all cats and dogs.South Thomaston Lions ClubWe are part of a large organization! Our 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members make us the world's largest service club organization. We're also one of the most effective. Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities. Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.
PO Box 374 - 629 Commercial Street (Route1)
Rockport, Maine 04856
207-594-7754 fax 207-594-8510
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