What to Do in Maine & New Hampshire This Weekend
We have another good weather weekend on the way (maybe a spotty shower on Saturday) and there is lots going on in Maine and New Hampshire to keep you busy. Food trucks, theater shows, fiddlehead-fests, mudruns and more; there will be no shortage of fun this weekend. Here's a rundownof what's happening.
- The Street Eats & Beats Festival is going on Saturday from 12-5pm at the Ocean Gateway lot in Portland and this will be the talk of the town. It's an awesome event chock full of food trucks, Grittys beer and Bacardi drinks and live music. It's 21+. Tickets are only 15$ in advance and include a drink voucher. Get all the details by clicking here.
- As soon Street Eats wraps up, head to Gray, Maine for the Fiddlehead Foodie Fest that starts at 7pm. Local chefs will create fiddlehead-inspired dishes and YOU get to judge! There will be adult beverages, as well. Get all the details here.
- If you like a good workout and gettin' dirty, checkout the Bulldog Mudrun Challenge on Sunday. The 2.5 mile course is packed with mud, obstacles and more mud! There is never a dull moment and you never know what might await you around the next turn! Still time to get in on the muddy action by clicking here.
- For the family, the 5th Annual Bug Light Kite Festival is happening Saturday from 11-4. It's a day of old-fashioned, kite-flying fun at Bug Light Park. Members of the Noreasters Kite Club and KONE (Kites Over New England) will lend their expertise and offer many activities, including a "How to Fly a Kite" workshop, demonstrations of show kites, bol racing and a candy drop for the kids. Get all the details here.
- Also fun and inexpensive for families is "Fairy Tales...With a Twist," taking place Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm at Johnson Performing Arts Center in Gardiner. The enchanting performance features several well known names from fairy tales and nursery rhymes but with fun plot twists. It's just 8 bucks for adults and 5 for kids. johnsonhall.org