Waldoboro Day schedule of events
Waldoboro — Waldoboro Day is Saturday, June 21. Here is a complete schedule of events.
7 to 9 a.m. — Pancake Breakfast. The United Methodist Church is hosting a breakfast at the Meenahaga Grange Hall to sponsor a trip to summer camp. The lower level door facing the river, will be open to the kitchen and meeting room. Any donation will be accepted.
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Library Open House with gently used books for sale featuring a variety for all ages and interests. Also, a 50/50 Raffle will be held on the corner of Main and Jefferson to benefit the Library and a lucky winner. Sponsored by the Friends of Waldoboro Public Library. Parking available
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Arts & Crafts Fair on Friendship Street. Come to see all of the creative artwork, baskets, jewelry, wooden toys, ornaments, tutus and hair bows, tag sale and Guatemalan clothing.
Bring old glasses and get free ice cream while it lasts. Glasses can be either prescription or magnifiers are being collected for donation to other countries. Sponsored by the Lion’s Club
Bring can goods or donations to the Waldoboro Food Pantry. Information about the Food Pantry will be available.
Whale of a Sale promotion - Learn about this special sale a raffle and the good works done by the Waldoboro Woman’s Club.
The United Methodist Church will share some fun with the kids and information at the Sproul Block. They will be open for prayer and meditation from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through the summer months and beyond, if possible.
8:30 a.m. — 5K Road Race. Starts across from the Movie Pizza Shoppe near the corner of Jefferson St. Pre-registration is required (register at 7:30 a.m. in front of Taction). Entry fee is $10 for an individual, or $20 for a family. Cash prizes will be awarded.
9 a.m. — Pet parade. Bring a loving pet to the parade on Friendship St. Meet at the bandstand at the corner of the Sproul Block and walk, ride or pull a pet up the street.
9 a.m. — Yard Sale. Crafts and household goodies of all kinds are on sale on Jefferson Street. There is plenty of parking and it is a great location to see the parade. Sponsored by the American Legion Post 149.
9 a.m. to noon — Broad Bay Congregational Church Open House. Come in to enjoy the beauty of the historic sanctuary as the 1875 organ is played by Carrol Smith from 11 a.m. to noon. They will be sharing cold lemonade and freshly baked cookies in the morning. Listen to the bells ring at noon.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Waldoboro Day Goodies for sale in front of the Community Pharmacy. Adult and youth sizes available. Support Waldoboro Day with your purchase of a T-shirt or a donation.
10 a.m. — Parade. Everybody loves a parade and this one is about civic pride. Join friends for a great time watching the decorated floats, antique autos, fire trucks, police cars, ambulances and more. The parade will start lining up at 9:30 a.m. at the VFW on Mill St. proceed up Jefferson St. through the village, then down Main St., ending at the Pine St. Memorial.
10 a.m. to noon — Face Painting. Get your own unique look from a face artist on Jefferson Street in front of Bad Hair Days. Sponsored by the MVHS Cheerleaders.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Medomak Valley Land Trust Open House, 25 Friendship St. Come see the trail maps and the aerial photos of the watershed. All the trails and preserves are open to the public. Come and learn about the water access, old growth forest and open land in the community.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — “Old Number Nine,” a lovely and venerable building on Friendship Street in Waldoboro Village is open. The business offers space for artists, musicians and others for pop-up-style events lasting a day, a weekend, or more. On Waldoboro Day there will be an open house with historic photographs of the community.
Fun and games next to the fire truck. Come meet volunteer firefighters! They have all kinds of kids games and prizes for a fun challenge of skill, talent and sportsmanship on Jefferson Street next to the Movie Pizza Shoppe. Look for the Fire Truck with the ladder extended way into the sky! Sponsored by The Waldoboro Fire Dept. 5
10 a.m to 5 p.m. — Tidemark Gallery on Main Street is hosting a special collection of paintings from guest artist, Barbara Vanderbilt. In addition, the gallery displays paintings, jewelry, photography, pottery and books by Waldoboro artists.
11 a.m. — Rubber Ducky Race. Bet on a lucky duck, then watch them race down the Medomak River! $5 per entry. Sponsored by the Lion’s Club.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Clam Bake. Waldoboro Fireman’s Association hosts a clam bake in front of the Movie Pizza Shoppe. The proceeds from steam clams and sides will benefit the Fireman’s Association, the Medomak Valley Land Trust and the Shellfish Committee.
Delicious Meal in a Bag. For a good meal at a good price get this all-in-one meal for $4. Sponsored by the Girl Scouts
Buy fried dough or Twinkies from the Class of 2016 on the corner of Main and Jefferson streets. Help them pay for their class trip
Grilled Burgers, Brats and Dogs on the corner of Jefferson and Main streets across from the Movie pizza Shoppe. Support the Medomak Youth Football Team.
"Learn Hands-Only CPR." Members of the EMS crew will be in a booth next to Taction to encourage bystander CPR while the ambulance is enroute. It takes 5 minutes to learn, and we would have CPR mannequins for people to practice on. Sponsored by the Waldoboro Ambulance Association, which is made up of members of the EMS crew, such as the Waldoboro Firefighters Association.
All kinds of toys and trinkets are for sale in front of the Custom House (the old library). Purchases will benefit the Stone Soup Kitchen, serving meals once a week at the Word of Life Church.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Historical Society Museum Open House. See new addition and renovation work in progress. Visit with authors Mark Biscoe and Ray Perkins. Check out new Schoolhouse class photos in the Boggs School House. Open for the season. No admission.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — The Waldoboro Y hosts a Building Tour. Join representatives of the YMCA for a building tour at School Street and learn about the future plans for the building and the grounds. See how the community has already helped to beautify the structure.
Waldoboro YMCA hosts games at Philbrook Field. Join a Homerun Contest at 11 a.m., a Pickleball Demonstration at noon, a Basketball Dunk Contest at 1 p.m., and a Pass, Punt & Kick Contest 3 p.m.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — The Philippe Guillerm Gallery, a new fine art gallery located in a 19th-century bank building on historic Main Street.
1 p.m. — Clam Hod Relay. Sponsored by the Waldoboro Day Committee. Involves three-person teams racing to fill small hods with beanbag clams after donning appropriate dress for clamming. Gather on Friendship Street for the relay, which pays tribute to the valuable clamming industry at 12:45 p.m.
2 p.m. — Walk ‘n Wag 3k Fundraiser. Join Laurie Howarth and her staff for the first annual dog walk at Philbrook Field! Registration is $15 at 1:30 p.m. at 56 School St. Free T-shirts to first 40 participants and lots of prizes. Proceeds benefit the Lincoln County Animal Shelter & YMCA.
4 to 5 p.m. — BRISTOL ROCK – Downtown – local band that plays popular hits from the '60s, '70’s and ’80s leaning a bit more on the '60s era including many “one-hit wonders.” Sure to bring back memories from days gone by.
5 to 6 p.m. — Meteora – Downtown – this folk trio is made up of three veteran performers, Kat Logan, Will Brown and Jim Lo-ney, who have combined talents, harmonies and instruments per-forming folk, blues, Americana and original music.
6 to 7 p.m. — The King Bees – Downtown – Mid-Coast Maine’s newest blues band, “The King Bees” will be taking the stage for the first time on Waldoboro Day. The blues, always a popular genre in Maine, continues its elevation with the band pay-ing homage to classic American artists such as Muddy Waters and Albert King.
6:30 p.m. — Bingo. Have a great time with your friends before the fireworks begin. The game on Jefferson Street starts at 6:30 p.m., but the doors open to the lower level at 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by American Legion Post 149.
7:30 to 11 p.m. — MLC– Downtown – Mid Life crisis (MLC) has been Midcoast Maine's premier rock and roll dance band for seven years. Playing rock and roll music from classics to modern hits from today. Let’s all enjoy one of Midcoast Maine’s favorite Rock & Roll Band for our 2014 street dance as we celebrate Waldoboro Day.
(Rain location for street dance will be at Waldoboro Fire Station)
9 to 9:30 p.m. — Fireworks Display. School Street at Philbrook Field