A gorgeous sunny holiday weekend is upon us and with the sun not going down until almost 8:30 p.m. it’s time to squeeze everything out of each day and night. Here are some fun things to do this weekend, plus where to go for Fourth of July celebrations.
Belfast Summer Nights
Thursday, June 30—Belfast
‘Jaws’ at the Shotwell Drive-In
Saturday, July 2—Rockport
For anybody who remembers seeing Jaws at the original drive-in, this will be a fun retro experience. The Camden International Film Festival is screening this summer classic from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 per vehicle. They will begin allowing vehicles into the lot an hour before the scheduled start time. Restrooms are available on site. Picnics are encouraged. FMI: Tickets.
July 4th Celebrations
Monday, July 4—Maine
Searsport is doing it up all weekend with fireworks on Saturday night at 9 p.m. and a parade at 11 a.m. on July 4. FMI: Facebook
Camden Rotary is hosting a free Music By The Sea concert at the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre from 12 to 7:15 p.m. The whole event starts out on the Village Green at Noon with a concert by the Bay Chamber Jazz Ensemble. And then the party moves to the Camden Amphitheatre at 2:00 p.m. Bring your picnic blankets and camp chairs. FMI: Facebook
Thomaston is hosting their annual Fourth of July celebrations with a pancake breakfast, a 5K road race, a parade, a craft tent, food vendors, the Nikki Hunt band from 6 to 9 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m. FMI: Website
Also in Thomaston, Salt Water Fields is throwing a public bash with food trucks, bartending from On The Rocks, Ferda Farms oysters shucked to order, lobster sliders from Captain Dan Hendricks, live music, and fireworks. The event goes from 4 to 10 p.m. Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs. FMI: Facebook
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