Updated with cancellations

Weekend Spotlight: Oktoberfest, Freeport Fall Fest, and a Belfast Bay Brew Fest

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 12:30pm

    As long as we’re continuing to get some lovely 60ish-degree weather this weekend, let’s get outside to enjoy it! Kicking off Rocktober with some great fall events!

    Note: the Electronic Dance Party previously posted for Saturday has been canceled.

    Killer Road Trip: Freeport Fall Festival

    Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2—Freeport

    Poster courtesy Town of Freeport

    Take a trip down to Freeport where 175 New England artists, makers, and local food producers take over the town for a three-day family-friendly festival. Musicians will be playing live all day and there are plenty of activities for the kiddos while you walk around and take in all of the activities, artists, and food options. Here’s a daily schedule of events.  For the adults, don’t forget to check out Oktoberfest at Mast Landing Brewing Company’s Freeport Tasting Room, Fall Flannel Fest at Maine Beer Company, The Art of Boatbuilding at De’Bramble Art Gallery, Island Treasure Toys Sidewalk Sale, Wolfe’s Neck Center Fall on the Farm, Pineland Farms’ Harvest Festival as well! Free to the public.

    Belfast Bay Beer Bash

    Saturday, October 1—Belfast

    Poster courtesy Marshall Wharf Brewing Co.

    Marshall Wharf Brewing Co. is hosting its fourth annual fall beer festival offering 40+ beers to sample. The $35 entrance fee comes with a commemorative taster glass, 10 beer tickets,  with two bands playing live music. Event starts at 2 p.m. FMI: B4

    Chairlift Rides at Camden Snow Bowl

    Sunday, October 2—Camden

    Photo courtesy Camden Snow Bowl

    Wheee! Fall foliage chairlift rides at the Snow Bowl are back, starting this Sunday. Ride up; hike down or ride back down. $10 per person. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Oktoberfest at Sterlingtown Public House

    Sunday, October 2—Union

    Sign up early for this one as tickets are going to go fast!  Head out to Union to the Sterlingtown Public House for an afternoon full of live music, German-style small-bites, beer, dancing & more from 2 to 8 p.m. Musical line-up features The Jason Spooner Band with special guest Caroline Cotter. FMI: Tickets

    Kay Stephens can be reached at news@penbaypilot.com