Midcoast lens: Maine Lobster Festival, Day 2

Aug 03, 2017
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Clear skies greeted visitors to the second day of the 70th Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland. Numerous events, shopping, food choices, and people-watching were the order of the day Aug. 3. Above, a bridal party from Missouri poses by Rocky the Lobster with bride-to-be Jayme Blume.

Click for photos from the first day of the Maine Lobster Festival.

Click for photos from the second day of the Maine Lobster Festival.

Click for photos from the third day of the Maine Lobster Festival.

Click for photos from the Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess Coronation.

Click for photos from the Big Parade.

Sullivan Bray of Winston-Salem, N.C., gets ready to have his very first Maine lobster Aug. 3. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Mary Lou Kennedy, left, and Howard Kennedy, right, of Baton Rouge, La., get a lesson on eating a Maine lobster from volunteer Miranda Belcher. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
A couple of youngsters try their hands at a new attraction at the Maine Lobster Festival -- Bubble Runners. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Sisters Casey, left, and Jenna Kothbauer of Baraboo, Wis., pose before enjoying their first Maine lobster Aug. 3. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Performers with Circus Maine, Sierra and Mike. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Mr. Slanky performs on the Main Stage as part of Circus Maine Cabaret Aug. 3. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Jared Kroner of Boston cuddles his favorite blanket while watching Circus Maine perform Aug. 3 at the 70th Maine Lobster Festival. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
The moon hovers over festivities at Harbor Park in Rockland Aug. 3. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
A performer with Circus Maine. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
A good-size crowd enjoys performances by Circus Maine Aug. 3. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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