The Medomak Valley Land Trust’s River Festival, will be held Saturday, Sept 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Waldoboro village.

A 5K road race will kick off the festival which features a local foods picnic, music by Midcoast Maine’s own steel drum band, Steelin’ Thunder, boat building, a critter corner and touch tank for kids, and farmers, artisans, and conservation groups from throughout the Medomak River watershed.

River Festival will be held in the parking lot behind Waltz’s Pharmacy. The 5k race will begin at 8 a.m. with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. at the former A.D. Gray School. Thanks to the support of Camden National Bank, the event underwriter, and many local businesses, admission to the festival is free.

For additional information about River Festival, volunteer opportunities, or MVLT’s services to landowners, please contact the land trust’s Waldoboro office at 832-5570 or