• Blueberry Festival Schedule

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    Dates for the 2018 Machias Wild Blueberry Festival

    August 17, 18, 19, 2018

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    2018 Festival Schedule

    (Times Subject to Change)

    $ = cost involved
    “CSCC” = Centre Street Congregational Church
    Schedule is subject to change

    Click here to download the festival map.

    Sunday, August 12

    TIME                 EVENT                                                                               LOCATION
    10:00 am          Worship Service to kick off the Blueberry Festival.  Then, we will have a Blueberry Drop from the steeple of Centre Street Congregational Church. The Blueberry Drop will happen after the service during coffee fellowship, around 11:15. Everyone is welcome to come to the service or just come watch this exciting inaugural event. This heralds the start of the Blueberry Festival week.
    Tuesday, August 14
    TIME EVENT LOCATION
    6:30 pm

    Sneak Preview Blueberry Musical Comedy

    A Mermaid’s Tale

    CSCC $
    Wednesday, August 15
    TIME EVENT LOCATION
    7 pm

    Blueberry Musical

    A Mermaid’s Tale

    CSCC $
    Thursday, August 16
    TIME EVENT LOCATION
    7 pm

    Blueberry Musical

    A Mermaid’s Tale

    CSCC $
    Friday, August 17
    TIME EVENT LOCATION
    9 am- 5 pm Craft Booths on the Church Commons
    9 am–11 am Blueberry Cooking Contest Entries accepted  Machias Savings Bank Community Room
    11 am Blueberry Farm Tour Directions at CSCC Information Booth
    4 pm-7 pm Special Preview Book Sale Event Porter Memorial Library
    http://www.porter.lib.me.us/events.html
    4:30 pm-6:30 pm All you can eat Fish Fry CSCC Tent $
    4 pm-6 pm Zappledan, blues,  50 & 60’s, music duo CSCC steps
    5:45 pm Children’s parade forms Machias Valley Baptist Church, Broadway St
    6 pm Children’s parade
    Cooking Contest winners announced after the parade
    CSCC steps
    7 pm Children’s entertainment University of Maine, Machias
    7 pm

    Blueberry Musical

    A Mermaid’s Tale

    CSCC $
    Saturday, August 18
    TIME EVENT LOCATION
    6:30 am-10:30 am Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, (or until we run out) CSCC Vestry $
    6 am Blueberry Run Registration 118 Court Street $
    8 am Blueberry Run Begins 118 Court Street
    8 am-10 am Pie Eating Contest Registration CSCC Steps
    9 am-5 pm Brian Giles, Master of Ceremonies Announcing from CSCC steps
    9 am-5 pm Craft booths
    9 am-5 pm Free Shuttle Service Between Hannaford and Downtown
    9 am-3 pm Porter Memorial Library Book Sale Court Street
    9 am Food and Crafts Masonic Hall, Centre Street $
    9 am-3 pm Burnham Tavern Tours Colonial Way $
    9:30 am Blueberry Run awards Court Street
    9:30 am-10:30 am Wenona’s Band CSCC steps
    10:00 am- 2:00 Unites States Postal Service Stamp Cancelation Next to CSCC steps
    10 am-2 pm Blueberry Quilts Exhibit CSCC, Sanctuary
    10 am-
    2 pm
    Washington County Children’s Program Kid’s Zone CSCC church green, under the yellow and white Tent
    11 am Pie Eating contest CSCC steps
    11 am-3 pm CSCC dessert buffet CSCC Vestry $
    11 am-2 pm Food Court CSCC Tent $

    12 pm-1 pm

    12 pm-12:30 pm

    Wenona’s Band

    Climate 911 Puppet Show

    CSCC Steps

     

    12:30 pm Free shuttle ride from Hannaford to Blueberry Farm Tour Hannaford, Dublin St
    1 pm Blueberry Farm Tour at Welch Farms 186 Roque Bluffs Rd,
    Roque Bluffs
    1 pm Ukelele Band CSCC steps

    2 pm

    2pm-3pm

    The Amazing Magic of Wes Booth

    Country music band, “Timber creek”

     

    CSCC church green, under the yellow and white tent

    On the Centre Street Church steps

     

    3 pm Old Timer’s Band CSCC steps
    4:30 pm 4:30 Baked Bean Supper Masonic Hall, Centre St $
    6:30 pm

    Blueberry Musical

    A Mermaid’s Tale

    CSCC $
    Sunday, August 19
    TIME EVENT LOCATION
    9 am- 3 pm Brian Giles, Master of Ceremonies Announcing from CSCC steps
    9 am-3 pm Craft Booths
    9:55 am Ringing of the Paul Revere Bell for Call to Worship CSCC
    10 am Community Worship Service CSCC
    11 am-1 pm Food Court CSCC Tent $
    11 am-2 pm CSCC Dessert Buffet CSCC Vestry $
    1 pm

    The Ancient

    Live Celtic Music

    CSCC steps, free will donation for the Machias Food Pantry will be collected
    2 pm Drawing for the winner of this year’s Blueberry Quilt CSCC steps

    Schedule of events is subject to change