22 out of the 31 days in the month reached or exceeded the average daily high. That’s hot. That’s real hot. And it isn’t stopping with August, either, as temps this weekend are expected to be in the mid to high 80s, even with projected rain. How will you beat the heat this weekend?
This weekend there’s literally something to do for everyone. Among other things, the Bangor State Fair is town, as is a heavy metal festival. For something completely different, head inland and learn lots about baking at a kneading conference.
Watch the documentary to see lots of local spots, local people, and Bangor referred to as “disturbing” more than once.
Here are just a few things to add to your weekend fun list: attend a Celtic festival, celebrate Maine Open Farm Day, check out the first-ever Northeast Blues Festival on the Bangor Waterfront or see an authentic (recreated) Viking ship.
There’s lots to do on a summertime weekend in Maine: You can enjoy Maine’s vibrant music scene, go to a film festival, enjoy some Moxie at the Moxie Festival and/or act like a pirate at Fort Knox.
Luckily for all of us, by mid-afternoon Friday, it looks like the worst of the heat will have made its way out of Maine, with comfortable temps in upper 70s settling in for the rest of the weekend. Just in time to recover from your mid-week Fourth of July celebrations, and get back outside!
Here’s a roundup of the best things to do in Maine this weekend. Among other things, you can enjoy a pairing of beer and classical music in Bangor, the band Roots in Portland, and abundant strawberry picking across the state.
There’s lots going on in Maine this weekend: among other things it’s Pride weekend in Bangor, there’s a Whoopie Pie Festival in Dover-Foxcroft and there are three fun dog-related events across the state.
There’s classic rock in Bangor, hip hop in Portland, an outrageous number of theater and arts happenings, plus it’s Portland Pride weekend — and there’s tons more to do, too. Welcome to summer!
This Friday brings what is shaping up to be the biggest Bangor show of the summer — rock band Imagine Dragons, with guest Grace VanDerWaal, at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion.