July 18-21, 2018
The festival is a celebration of the Maine Woods and commemorates the history of the Wabanaki people and poet, philosopher, and naturalist Henry David Thoreau’s three trips into the Maine Woods. We will have great presentations for adults and children and Friday night will include a Moose Burger and Chicken BBQ with live music to follow on the shores of Moosehead Lake. All events are held at the Center for Moosehead History.
Wednesday 7pm – Center for Moosehead History: Lee Kantar – Moose Management in Maine
Thursday 7pm – Center for Moosehead History – Julia Gray – Relationship between Wabanaki and tourists/collectors during the late 19th and early 20th century, with a focus on the Moosehead Lake area.
Friday 11am – Little Explorers Program at library – LC Bates presents: Archeology – Native American tools.
Friday 1pm – Center for Moosehead History – Maine Woods Forever Roundtable
Friday 3pm – Center for Moosehead History – Guest speaker provided by MWF?
Friday 5pm – At the Gazebo/Moosehead Marine Museum – BBQ and the Kate and museum will be open for tours.
Friday 7pm – At the Gazebo – Maine native and Nashville recording artist Rod Picott
Saturday 10am – Field trip – East Outlet Fishway trap – ME IFW
Saturday 1pm – Center for Moosehead History – Janice Kimball King – Making Ash Packbaskets
Saturday 1pm – Center for Mooshead History – Shannon Durose – Candle making
Saturday 3pm – Center for Moosehead History- LC Bates – Birds of Maine (no live birds)
Saturday 7pm – Center for Moosehead History – Chris Sockalexis.