Summer Solstice Celebration

June 15 2024

Join the Ecology School and experience River Bend Farm in celebration of summer!

Enjoy farm-fresh food, libations, live music, guided walks, a campfire and an opportunity to spend the night!

ATURDAY, JUNE 15
3:00 – 4:00 Guided Walks on River Bend Farm’s 313-acre campus

Explore the fields, forests, trails, and ecology of our campus with a walk that suits your interests and needs

4:00 – 5:00 Happy Hour

Enjoy live music by Don Campbell, sip on a summer cocktail, and indulge in tasty appetizers as you take in the view from our riverfront porch overlooking the Saco River

5:00 – 6:00 Solstice-Themed Activities

Join in on solstice-themed activities and create an accessory to don for the rest of the night

6:00 - 7:30 Dinner

Join us for a beautiful summer meal, made from scratch in The Ecology School’s fully-electric kitchen

7:30-8:30 Campfire

Close out the evening around the campfire with s’mores, stories, and evening views before retiring to your room

SUNDAY, JUNE 16
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast

Begin your morning at the farm with coffee, tea, and breakfast in the Poland Spring Education and Dining Commons before a morning activity

9:30 – 10:30 Summer Solstice Activity

Choose an activity to close out your Summer Solstice Experience at River Bend Farm:

Nature Journaling: Join 2023 Kennebec County Teacher of the Year Sharon Gallant to create your very own nature journal
OR
Yoga: Move your body and relax your mind with an outdoor yoga class on the lawn as you enjoy the view of the Saco River once more

To learn more about this fundraising event, and to purchase tickets, please click here!