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Calendar of events

See what’s happening in our community.

Stay up to date on the latest events, connect with your neighbors and join us in creating a vibrant community through shared experiences.

October 01, 2023 - October 08, 2023

Fryeburg Fair

Head to the Fryeburg Fairgrounds for the 173rd year!

For the event schedule, and more information, please click here

October 21, 2023

Pumpkin Harvest Festival

Come enjoy a fun filled day of activities for the entire family on Main Street in Saco!  

For more information please visit here.

October 27, 2023

Best Buddies Champion of the Year Gala

Best Buddies Champion of the Year Gala is a competitive fundraising campaign that unites and recognizes leaders of inclusion in local communities nationwide.

Champion Candidates commit to raising funds and awareness for Best Buddies throughout their campaign. The Champions advocate for the Best Buddies mission and will generate countless opportunities for friendships, jobs, and leadership development. At the Best Buddies Champion of the Year celebration, they honor the Champions’ collective impact and name the ultimate Champion of the Year!

For more information about the event, or to purchase tickets, please click here!

October 28, 2023

Shipyard WICKED 5K/10K

The WICKED 5K / 10K (a run/walk event) has become the best race in October!  Starting and finishing at LIVE Catering, you'll get to run along the seacoast. With registration you get a race bib, 1 Shipyard beer and a race tee-shirt plus discounts on LIVE Catering's awesome menu.

ENTRY gets you a race bib, a Shipyard beer (if of age) and a race tee (if registered by 9/1/23)

KIDS 14 AND UNDER RACE FOR $10  | 14 & UNDER $15  |  ADULTS $45

Day Of registration from 8AM - 9:15AM at LIVE Catering (start/finish of race)

With great prizes, give-a-ways and post race food and beverages you are sure to get in the WICKED good spirit.

A WICKED good time! For more information, and to register, please click here!

November 04, 2023

40th Annual League of Maine Craft Show

Ready for some holiday shopping? You’ll find unique handmade gifts at the 40th Annual League of Maine Craft Show in Wells, November 4 & 5.  The juried show, held at the Wells Jr. High School on Rte. 1 (1470 Post Road), features Maine and New England artists and craftsmen. Shows are Saturday from 10am to 4pm and Sunday from 10am to 3pm.

The fair is a tradition for visitors and locals alike. The aisles are filled with creativity: Jewelry, pottery, photography, soaps, clothing and accessories, candles, wood crafts, fiber arts, handcrafted specialty foods and much more.

Admission and Parking are FREE. For more information, please click here!

November 11, 2023

Eyes on Owls at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center

Join naturalist Marcia Wilson and photographer Mark Wilson in person for Maine Audubon’s annual live owl show. Each show includes a hooting lesson, an entertaining slideshow and a close-up look at several different owl species.

This year, the program is outdoors under a tent and no walk-in tickets will be offered. Please dress warmly!

People of all ages love this show – get close and personal with live owls!  This program will sell out quickly!  If you are thinking of getting tickets, don’t wait!

Three Shows: 

♦ 10:30-11:15 am – This is a shorter show meant for a younger audience, and will include a story read-a-long and the live owl show.

♦ 12:30-1:45 pm – the regular show for all ages includes a slide presentation called “Owls Up Close” plus the live owl show.

♦ 2:30-3:45 pm – same as the second show

Admission Fees: 
Member Child (Ages 12 and under): $12/ Member Adult: $20
Nonmember Child (Ages 12 and under): $20/ Nonmember Adult: $28


The Wilsons (Dunstable, MA) first brought their owls to Maine Audubon in 1999 and have come to Gilsland Farm annually since 2003. Their owl sanctuary is licensed to house up to 22 owls and they typically bring six to eight owls of different species with them when they come to Maine. Learn more at their website,

December 01, 2023

Elf the Musical at Biddeford City Theater

December 1st - December 17th

Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern-day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.

December 1 – 17, 2023
Fridays and Saturdays | 7:30PM | $30
Sundays | 2:00PM | $25

Prices include all fees. No performance Sunday, December 3.

Click here to purchase tickets or call the Box Office at 207-282-0849

ELF The Musical
Book by: Thomas Meehan + Bob Martin
Music by: Matthew Sklar; Lyrics by Chad Begueli
Director: Linda Sturdivant
Music Director: Patrick Martin
Choreographer: Mariel Roy

December 01, 2023

Christmas Prelude Trolley Rides

December 1st - 3rd and 8th - 10th
Ride on heated, decked out trolleys! Free hot chocolate, SANTA and more.

Check out for the details and online ticket link as the event gets closer and be sure to purchase tickets in advance of your visit!

December 02, 2023

Seaside Santa Dash

The 10th Seaside Santa Dash is here! DECEMBER 2, 2023 AT 10AM.  

Get your JOLLY on for the Holidays! You’ll run along the beaches and roads of the Kennebunks of Maine for the 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and Elf Dash all out of LIVE Catering. 

With registration you get a race bib, race tee (if registered by 10/15/23) AND 1 Shipyard beer. Shipyard Prelude Winter Warmer will be featured at LIVE Catering for the race. If you register by 9/15/23 you'll receive a FREE SANTA SUIT or ELF Suit!  

KIDS 14 AND UNDER RACE FOR $10  | 14 & UNDER $15  |  ADULTS $45

Day Of registration from 8AM - 9:15AM at LIVE Catering (start/finish of race)

For more information, or to register, please click here!

January 01, 2024

Caring Unlimited's 23rd Annual Atlantic Plunge

This year’s 23rd Annual Atlantic Plunge will be at 11 AM Monday, January 1, 2024 (storm date Sunday, January 7) at Gooch’s Beach in Kennebunk.

This year’s Atlantic Plunge comes at a time when support for Caring Unlimited’s services is critical. Survivors in our community are continuing to experience high levels of risk and are facing complicated barriers to increasing their safety and planning for their future. The extent of survivors’ needs has meant that Carling Unlimited is called to do more than ever to help survivors access safety.

Taking part in the Atlantic Plunge will help Caring Unlimited address the significant needs of survivors of domestic violence as we enter the new year.

To learn more, or register, please click here!