Celebrate Bowdoinham 2014

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Schedule of Events


Friday, September 12th


5:30pm:             Kids Fun Run (1 mile)

6:00pm:             Chicken Run (5K Race)

                           At Community School

                           Registration 5:00-5:30pm

7:30-9pm          Celebrate Variety Show with Kim Kalesti & Friends

                           at Town Hall, 13 School St

                           Sponsored by Merrymeeting Arts Center


Saturday, September 13th


8:00am:             Celebrate Bike Ride

                           at Recreation Fields

                           Registration 7:00-7:45am

10:00am:          Parade

Route: Fire Station (Post Rd) to Main St; down Main St to River Rd; then River Rd to Ridge Rd to Cemetery Rd to Center St,; back to Fire Station

10am-4pm        Bowdoinham’s Best

                           at Merrymeeting Grange

10:30am-3:30pm  Jellerson School Open

Come see Bowdoinham Historical Society's renovated 1910 schoolhouse at 2 Centers Point Rd.

11:00am           Waterfront Opens

Nonprofits, area organizations, area merchants and artists will display and sell their wares as testament to the “Buy Local, Buy Bowdoinham” opportunities in town. Local food vendors will provide a variety of tasty treats and delectable delights. Click here for our list of participants.

11:00am       Bob White at the Gazebo

11am-3:30pm  Kids Activities

Obstacle Course, Bouncy House & Slide, Homerun Derby & Slam Dunk ($5 Hand Stamp)

Kids Art Tent, Sponsored by Merrymeeting Arts Center

Water Gun Fun

Games  ($1 per 2 game)


Balloon Twisting

Petting Zoo

Skateboard Demonstrations & Lessons, Sponsored by Long’s Board Shop

Jay the Strolling Magician

11am-2pm:       Holistic Happy Hours

                           at Long Branch School

11am-3:30pm Silent Auction

11am-4pm      Library Book Sale

11am-4pm      Shipbuilding & Seafaring

                           by Historical Society

11am-4pm      Blacksmith Demonstrations

                           at Long Branch School

11am-4pm      Tiny Home Tours

                           at Long Branch School

11am-4pm      Celebrating Bay Boats Show & Photographs of Bowdoinham

                           at Merrymeeting Arts Center

11am-4pm      Open Pottery Studio & Show

                           at Art Center’s Pottery Studio

 11:30am:         Coin Scramble

12:00pm:          Citizen of Year Award

12-2pm:            Bingo with Community on Aging

12:20pm:          Carolyn Currie at the Gazebo

12:30pm:          Lobster Crate Races

1:00pm:            Shotokan Karate Academy Demonstrations

1:30pm:            Ben Hunsberger at the Gazebo

2:30pm:            String Tide at the Gazebo

3:30pm:            KenDucky Derby Race

3:45pm:            The Space Cats at the Gazebo

4-6pm:              Bean Supper

                           at the Fire Station

4-7:30pm          Petting Zoo

4-8pm               Photo Booth

5:15pm:             Eagles Way at the Gazebo

5-7:30pm          Horse & Pony Rides (Donations Appreciated)

                           Sponsored by BB Stables

5-7:30pm          Chewonki’s Owls of Maine

6-8pm                Facepainting & Balloon Twisting

                           Sponsored by Five County Credit Union

6:00pm:             Woodside One Wheelers

7:00pm:             The Blues Buzzards at the Gazebo

8:30pm:             FIREWORKS!


For more information,  please contact Nicole Briand at 666-5531 or nbriand@bowdoinham.com.


 **   BOATERS: Mailly Waterfront Park will be closed to boat traffic on Saturday. Sorry for any inconvenience and thank you for helping make Celebrate Bowdoinham a success!!


Thank you to our Fireworks Sponsors!!!