The following is a list of Memorial Day observances planned in the Midcoast. All events are on Monday, May 29, unless otherwise noted.


10 a.m. —  Miller Yard in Burkettville. Will be held at Medomac Valley Grange in case of rain.

11 a.m. — Pine Grove Cemetery or at Appleton Historical Society Meeting House in case of rain. Meet at Gushee’s Corner at 10:45 a.m. and walk to the cemetery.


8:30 a.m. — Camden Public Landing ceremony with wreath-laying.

9:30 a.m. — Camden Memorial Day parade. Forms at Route 1 and Camden Street. Stops will be made at the Conway Monument, Village Green War Memorial, Harbor Park Civil War statue and Mountain View Cemetery flagpole.

10:15 a.m. approximately — Mountain View Cemetery ceremony.

In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held at the Strom Auditorium at Camden Hills Regional High School at 11 a.m. For questions, call Jeff Sukeforth at 691-2270.


10 a.m. — Ceremony at the Veteran's Memorial, located on Harbor Road, next to the Town Office.


1:30 p.m. — Lincolnville parade. All parade units will assemble at the Lincolnville Central School, marching through town to the Lincolnville War Memorial Honor Roll, located near to the library, for ceremony.

2 p.m. — Lincolnville Beach ceremony at Frohock Bridge.

In the event of rain, The Lincolnville ceremony will be held at Lincolnville Central School at 1 p.m. For questions, call Jeff Sukeforth at 691-2270.


11 a.m. — Rockport parade begins at Rockport Post Office on Union Street and runs through the village. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held at the Strom Auditorium at Camden Hills Regional High School at 11 a.m. For questions, call Jeff Sukeforth at 691-2270.

11 a.m. — Murph Challenge, co-hosted by CJ Strength and Atlantic Engine Company No. 2. At Stone Coast Wellness, 321 Commercial St., Rockport. The Murph is a fitness event to honor those in the armed services, and the sacrifices they make for us all. To participate, register online at under the Atlantic Engine Company #2.


10:30 a.m. — Ceremony and parade. The parade will travel along Main Street stopping at Chapman Park for the Memorial Day ceremony and continue to the intersection of routes 1 and 17. Units participating in the parade will assemble at Boston Financial at 9:30 a.m. All veterans and children on decorated bicycles are invited to join the parade, which will travel down Maine

Master of Ceremonies Walker Hutchins, Maine author and poet Carol Bachoffner, units from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Marine Corps, American Legion, Veterans of the Armed Services, Boy and Girl Scouts, and Bay Winds North will participate in the ceremony at Chapman Park.

St. George

9 a.m. — Parade begins at Tenants Harbor Baptist Church and proceeds down Main Street to the American Legion Hall, where there will be a ceremony with speakers and music from the St. George School band. Weather permitting, the parade will also head to the town landing where a plane will fly over and drop a wreath.


Sunday, May 29, at 4 p.m. — A special program, "Salute to Veterans" will be held at the V.F.W. Hall, located on Mill Street. The event will recognize all Midcoast veterans, the local Charles Lilley American Legion Post 149 and the Soule Shuman Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4525. The public is invited to attend this special event which honors the work of these organizations and the service of veterans over the years. Recognition of the service songs and flags of the various forces will be held, a brief history of each of the organizations will be given, and MIA’s recognized. A display of artifacts will be on view before and after the program. Refreshments will follow. Hosted by Waldoborough Historical Society.


10:30 a.m. — Ceremony at the veteran's monument, located near the Warren Post Office. Parade will proceed to the bridge on Main Street.


9 a.m. — Friends and neighbors are invited to gather at the fire station for coffee, juice and muffins. Youngsters are invited to decorate and bring their bikes. Decorating is not required but we surely like seeing them! Hosted by Washington Historical Society.

10 a.m. — All those who have gathered will parade together to the town monument for a short memorial ceremony and the raising of a new flag. All are welcome.