Upcoming Events

The Piscataquis Chamber of Commerce sponsors numerous events throughout the year, including trade shows, Business After Hours, Issues & Eggs, business seminars and more. We are also present at many community events including fairs and festivals.

The following events are specific to the Piscataqius Chamber of Commerce. For community events and other local news, please visit the Piscataquis Observer Online and the Eastern Gazette.

<< October 2013 >>
10/05/2013
Oktoberfest Craft & Vendor Fair ( 9am - 2pm )
Welcome to our 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Fair. Craft & Vendors: Over 30 crafters and vendors, along with bake sale items. Fun for the whole family... FREE ADMISSION with a donation of a school supply or tissue box! 5K: Addition to the craft fair this year will be a 5k at 8am that morning starting at the lower parking lot of the school. Sign up is at 730. FREE TEE SHIRTS FOR THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE TO REGISTER! Pre registration is available please contact Allison McCormick 943-6446 or Tiffany Sanborn 570-9307 to do so. Cost is 15.00 for each runner or walker. VENDORS: If you want to be a vender at this Fair.. Please contact Kathryn Ladd at 944-6948 or Allison McCormick at 943-6446
Event Location: Penquis Valley High School 48 Penquis Dr. Milo, ME
For more information contact: Allison McCormick 207-943-6446 https://www.facebook.com/events/538431932877972
2nd Annual Oktoberfest ( Saturday NOON to 1:00am Sunday )
Pat's Pizza of MILO Hosts its 2nd Annual Oktoberfest! Live music, German cuisine and beer, beer, beer!! Outdoor live music from 2-5pm by the Josh Guthrie Trio. Then, Cold Brook plays live in the bar from 8-11pm! Community involvement will determine how BIG this event will become!
Event Location: Pat's Pizza 20 Park St. Milo, Maine
For more information contact: Bobby Ade 965-5940 https://www.facebook.com/events/303160679824286
This event is sponsored by: Pat's Pizza
10/06/2013
Womancare's "RACE TO END DOMESTIC ABUSE" ( 11:30am - 3:00pm )
5K Run & Walk Registration 11:30am Run Begins 12:30pm Registration fee $20 includes Tee Shirt. Trail Walk Registration 12:00pm Walk Begins: 1:00pm Registration fee $20 includes Tee Shirt. There will be a Vendor area for great gifts and a Community Cookout with food items available for purchase during the 5K, PLUS a Farmer's Market with local farmers selling fresh produce. Music provided by "The Music Maker" Steve Pratt
Event Location: Guilford Athletic Fields Rt 15 Guilford, Maine
For more information contact: Angie Alfonso 564-8165 www.wmncare.org
This event is sponsored by: WomanCare
10/08/2013
"Loss of a Spouse Group" ( 7:00pm )
Pine Tree Hospice will offer an adult support group for those who are grieving the loss of a spouse. The group will meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month, beginning November 12th at 7:00 P.M. at the Pine Tree Hospice office at 883 West Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft. This group is open to any adult in the community who has lost a spouse, whether recently or in the past. The group will provide a supportive environment where individuals can share their feelings and tell their stories. Grief is a natural response to loss; shock, sadness, anger, hurt, loneliness, and fear are outward expressions of grief. Through group and individual support, those who are grieving can begin the process of healing, find ways to cope with their loss, and provide strength and support for one another. Pre-registration for the group is encouraged. Please contact our office at 564-4346 or wecare@pinetreehospice.org to register. March 11th - Loss of a Peer April 8th - Personal Finances
Event Location: Pine Tree Hospice 883 W Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME 04426
For more information contact: Jane Stitham 564-4346
This event is sponsored by: Pine Tree Hospice
Pine Tree Hospice: Lunch & Learn ( 11:00am - 1:00pm )
This is an adult bereavement support event, free of charge and open to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss, whether recent or in the past. TOPIC: Staying Active SPEAKER: Andy VanEss, Community Health Promotion Specialist, Piscataquis Public Health Council
Event Location: Congregational Church 824 W Main ST Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: Jane Stitham 564-4346 www.pinetreehospice.org
This event is sponsored by: Pine Tree Hospice
10/12/2013
Baked Bean Supper ( 4:30- 6:00pm )
The United Methodist Church will hold a Baked Bean Supper from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12. Menu items include homemade baked beans, hot dogs, cole slaw, rolls and the D-F UMC's famous baked pies. $6.00 per person.
Event Location: 156 East Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-2843
This event is sponsored by: United Methodist Church
10/13/2013
Camden National Bank 5k Run / Walk
Camden National Bank Moose On The Run
5K Run/Walk & 1 mile Fun Run

Come to Greenville for this wonderful event sponsored by Camden National Bank. The race starts and ends at C.A. Dean Hospital and the course takes you along the shore of beautiful Moosehead Lake. Lots of door prizes available for participants from generous local businesses. All proceeds go to support scholarships for Greenville area residents. For more information call the Y at 564-7111.
Event Location: 48 Park Street Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
For more information contact: (207) 564-7111 www.prymca.org
This event is sponsored by: Piscataquis Regional YMCA
10/18/2013
8th Annual HOMECOMING HALLOWEEN HOOPLA ( 5:30 - 9:00pm and Oct. 19th )
KIDS WEEKEND for Kids 12 and under Kids' games, movie, food/bake sale, hay ride! Family-friendly prices - Costumes encouraged. To benefit the 2014 Shiretown Homecoming Celebration! 25% of proceeds will be donated to the Dacano Arno Sebec Emergency Tower Fund. Many Volunteers Needed!
Event Location: Morton Ave (Dover Town Office) Dover Foxcroft, ME
For more information contact:
This event is sponsored by: Piscataquis Observer
10/23/2013
"LEARN to PAINT" *FREE* Decorative Painting Class ( 10:00am - 12:30pm )
"Halloween Surprise" Beth Stephens, owner of The Smiling Moose and talented published artist, will hold a FREE decorative painting class. All instruction, paint and surface will be provided. Bring your own brushes if possible. Ages 16 and over. Call for information on what to bring! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
Event Location: 1012 South St. Dover Foxcroft ME 04426
For more information contact: Beth 207-564-2600
This event is sponsored by: The Smiling Moose
INCUBATOR WITHOUT WALLS - Blended Class ( 6pm )
10/23/13 MaineStream Finance is offering the Incubator Without Walls (IWW) course which helps individuals start or expand of businesses with five or fewer employees. The course stresses that good management, effective marketing and financial controls lead to increased profits, and that business planning leads to business growth, profits and personal satisfaction. The Incubator Without Walls (IWW) course will offer the majority of its classes online, however the first class will be held in a classroom setting on October 23, at 6:00 pm at Penquis, 262 Harlow St., Bangor. The initial class will provide an opportunity to meet the instructor and others taking the course, and provide the schedule and needed information to participate in the online classes. By offering the majority of the classes online, it will save travel time and expense for participants, hopefully allowing greater participation of those for whom time and travel may be a barrier to participation, said James Macomber, Microenterprise Consultant, MaineStream Finance. The class will cover such subjects as: Credit, the Business Plan, Business Concepts, Legal Structures of Business, and Marketing, including the use of social media, Record Keeping, Financials & Cash Flow, and Financing Resources. Classes are frequently augmented with guest speakers from the local business community which allows participants to network with local bankers, accountants, insurance agents, website & media designers, and an array of other experts. In addition, participants can receive one-on-one business counseling and the use of Google Apps. This course is free, but we ask that you pre-register. This training is supported by funding from the Small Business Administration, USDA Rural Development, Penquis, MaineStream Finance and community members. To register go to MaineStreamFinance.org; From the up menu select Form ; then select Classes and Workshops and then complete the online form. For more information, to sign up for the course, or to schedule an appointment, contact James Macomber by email at jmacomber@penquis.org, by phone at 564-7116 or 1-800-215-4942, or on Twitter at iwwjim. You can also visit MaineStreamFinance.org, Penquis.org, or Facebook Fan Page, Incubator Without Walls of Eastern Maine.
Event Location: Penquis 262 Harlow St. Bangor ME
For more information contact: James Macomber 207-564-7116 www.mainestreamfinance.org
This event is sponsored by: Penquis/MaineStreamFinance
10/24/2013
Book Club ( 2:30pm )
"Consider the Conversation" Movie and Popcorn!
Event Location: 883 W Main ST Pine Tree Library Dover Foxcroft, ME
For more information contact: Jane Stitham 207-564-4346 www.pinetreehospice.org
This event is sponsored by: Pine Tree Hospice
10/25/2013
8th Annual Homecoming Halloween Hoopla ( 25th, 6:00pm through the 26th )
TEEN-ADULT WEEKEND Not recommended for children under 12 years! Haunted Nature Trail Walk 6pm - 8:30pm $3 Scary Movie in the ball field 8:30pm (bring your own chairs) Hot & Cold food and drink items - by donation. To benefit: the 2014 Shiretown Homecoming Celebration and 25% of the Proceeds will be donated to the Dacano Arno Sebec Emergency Tower Fund. Many Volunteers Needed!
Event Location: Morton Ave (Dover Town Office) Dover Foxcroft, ME
For more information contact:
This event is sponsored by: The Piscataquis Observer
10/26/2013
GRAND RE-OPENING ( 11:00a.m. )
The Piscataquis Chamber of Commerce announces the Grand Re-Opening of the Covered Bridge Motel, under new ownership of Linda Moon and Joshua Cook. Please join us in welcoming these new members of our community! Brunch items will be served.
Event Location: 382 Water St. Guilford ME
For more information contact: Linda Moon or Joshua Cook 207-564-2204 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Covered-Bridge-Motel/132806636759400
This event is sponsored by: The Covered Bridge Motel
10/31/2013
Rural Education Forum ( 9:00 am )
The Tri County Workforce Investment Board and Eastern Maine Community College jointly present three rural forums to address Rural Education Opportunities. Addressing strategic planning, increasing course availability , new partnerships.
Event Location: Hancock Higher Education Cntr 248 State St. Ste 1 Ellsworth, ME
For more information contact: Terri Adam 207-974-4691 www.emcc.edu
This event is sponsored by: Tri County Workforce & EMCC
Rural Education Forums ( 2:00pm )
The Tri County Workforce Investment Board and Eastern Maine Community College jointly present three rural forums to address Rural Education Opportunities. Addressing strategic planning, increasing course availability, & new partnerships.
Event Location: Higher Education Center Mayo Rd. Dover Foxcroft
For more information contact: Terri Adam 207-974-4691 www..emcc.edu
This event is sponsored by: Tri County Workforce & EMCC