Schedule

FRIDAY– At Veteran’s Memorial Park

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7:00 AM

HARD CORE TRAIL PROJECT

Call the AT Lodge 207-723-4321 to register or for more information. Work on the Appalachian Trail, earn a Trails End Hard Core patch, and enjoy lunch on the AT Café.

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7:30 AM

KATAHDIN PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT

Call Marsha at 207-723-4414 or email at artnorthlight@gmail.com for more information. All artists are invited to participate.

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4:00 PM

VENDOR FAIR

at Veterans Park.

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5:00 PM

WOODSTONE

John Robinson and Don Levesque bring a mix of traditional folk and modern arrangements with depth and energy.

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5:00 PM

CHILI COOK OFF

You be the Judge! Taste all the chili and cast your vote for your favorite. Proceeds benefit the Trails End Festival. $5 suggested donation to taste. Cash prize for first place, no fee to enter, all entrants must register by September 4th.

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6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Live news broadcast with Channel 7

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7:00 PM

YELLOW SUN WRECKERS

YSW is an Americana roots music band, serving up a unique, smoking-hot sonic gumbo of classic and contemporary bluegrass and country, modern folk, rock and blues, seasoned with ragtime, rhythm, and soul.

SATURDAY- At Veteran’s Memorial Park

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9:00 AM

HIKE THE BAIT HOLE

Meet at the Veteran's Park Bandstand at 8:45AM and join local trail expert Don Nodine for a hike on the Bait Hole Trail. This hike will last approximately 60-90 minutes. Dogs are welcome!

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9:00 AM

VENDOR FAIR

at Veterans Park. ALL DAY.

PERFORMERS

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10:00 AM

ALL TRAILS LEAD TO MILLINOCKET PARADE

Lineup at 9:30 at Stearns High School. From Stearns, to Central Street, down Penobscot Ave. to Veteran’s Park, led by the Blue Hill Brass Band, everyone is welcome to participate — ATVs, hikers, walkers, Paint Out Artists. Kids—join the fun on your bikes, wagons, and scooters! Snowmobilers—tow your sleds… Water enthusiasts—let’s see your canoes, kayaks, and rafts! Let’s celebrate all our trails!

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11:00 AM

RATTLE THE WINDOWS & THE STRUMDINGERS

Ready for a real treat? Come see these wonderful Cloggers and band of ukuleles!

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1:30 PM

BLUE HILL BRASS

A brass band that plays a variety of styles.

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2:30 PM

JACOB AUGUSTINE

Experimental folk music from Northern Maine...

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3:30 PM

EVERETT DUMAS

leading into an —OPEN MIC SESSION at Veterans Park Bandstand. Come listen, join in, or take the stage yourself!

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4:30 PM

THE DON CAMPBELL BAND

A contemporary/Country crossover and American rock ensemble.

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6:00 PM

PUB CRAWL!

Participating locations to be determined.

ACTIVITIES

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9:30 AM—4:30 PM

BOUNCE HOUSE

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10:30 AM

KATAHDIN, BAXTER PARK AUTHORITY

at Veterans Park, games and other activities for kids.

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10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

WOODSMANS GROUP FROM U.MAINE

This Team performs several demonstrations of different techniques used in forestry and regional team competitions.

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12:00 PM

FACE PAINTING

at Veterans park until 3 PM.

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12:30 PM

HOMEMADE PIES & CAKES AUCTIONS

at Veterans Park bandstand with auctioneer Kermit Cote! For more info check the Trails End website.

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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

HAY BALE TOSS

at Veterans Park. $1/toss, or 6/$5. Added this year, the Huck-A-Duck Contest for the younger set. Prizes to the winners!

SUNDAY– At Crandall Park, on Congress St.

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10:00 AM -11:30 AM

BRAD HUTCHINSON DUO

Northern flavored progressive folk rock

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10:15 AM

RUBBER DUCK RACE

at Central Street bridge. Ducks will be dropped into Millinocket Stream and race to Crandall Park. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and last place. Adopt your duck for the race on Saturday in Veteran’s Park!

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11:30 AM

NO DUCK LEFT BEHIND PADDLE

Join in on the fun and retrieve runaway ducks!

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

DENNIS “ONE MAN BAND” MCGUIRE

at Veterans Park Bandstand. Nostalgic Americana standards from Tennessee Ernie Ford to Hank Williams.

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1:30 PM

THE JACOB SMALLEY BAND

An alternative/rock/country band from Portland, ME.

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