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Fun-Filled Summer Festivals & Local Events Coming Soon!

Kids at a Summer Festival

Wow! What a difference a year makes, right? Last year, when we thought of summer festivals and local events, we immediately thought, “Cancelled!” Fast forward to today, and we see there are TONS of fun-filled festivals and local events coming this August to the Augusta and Kennebec Valley area. Here are just a few we recommend! (Please note that Maine CDC guidelines may be in place for some events.)

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Skowhegan State Fair

Skowhegan Fairgrounds / August 12 – 21

Held every year since 1818, the Skowhegan State Fair has been America’s oldest consecutively running agricultural fair. This year’s don’t-miss-’em events include everything from truck pulls to harness racing to great live bands to a demolition derby to I.W.E. wrestling to family-fun “Just for Kids” activities. For tickets and additional information, please visit:

http://skowheganstatefair.com/

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Augusta Elks Summer Music Festival

Augusta Civic Center Drive / August 13 -14

Join Augusta Elks Lodge #964 for their 4th Biannual Summer Music Festival! The gates open Friday, August 13th at 5:30 p.m., and featured singer-songwriters and bands include everyone from local legends Working Class to rock/pop/country band Ellis Falls. Other featured bands/artists will be Archie & Chuck Hines, The Shack, Garrett Holt, Grand Orange, and No Guts No Glory. For tickets and additional information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/augusta-elks-964/augusta-elks-summer-music-festival/376147620430173/

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50th Annual Blueberry Festival

Winslow Congregational Church / August 14

One of central Maine’s all-time most popular, beloved, and downright yummy summer events, Winslow’s annual Blueberry Festival turns 50 this year! Over 700 to-die-for blueberry pies—along with a host of “all things blueberry” baked goods—will be complemented by live music, local crafts vendors, a popcorn vendor, an agricultural exhibit featuring goats, a firetruck and police car, and more. FREE ADMISSION. For additional information, please visit: 

https://winslowucc.org/blueberry-festival/

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The Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival

Litchfield Fairgrounds / August 26-29

A fast-pickin’ institution since 1991, this family-friendly festival delivers some of the greatest bluegrass music you’ll ever hear. Every year, thousands of music lovers from around the world descend on Litchfield to delight in world-class banjos, fiddles, and high-lonesome harmonies. Includes accommodations for RVs, buses, and tents. For ticket information and additional details, please visit:

https://blisteredfingers.com/

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Windsor Fair

Windsor Fairgrounds / August 29 through September 6

Hailed as “a family tradition since 1888,” the Windsor Fair offers YOUR family more than 50 acres of amusements. From daily shows—don’t miss Dave Michaud as Elvis and many other bands!—to harness racing, demolition derby, and Woodsman Day, everyone can find something to love at the Windsor Fair. For ticket information and additional details, please visit: http://windsorfair.com/

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Interested in buying or selling a house in central Maine, so you can enjoy all that summer in Maine has to offer? We’d love to assist you and invite you to contact us today.

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