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.

<< August 2014 >>
08/01/2014
Summer Drama Camp! ( 9am - 1pm )
The mission of the Center Theatre is to provide arts, culture and entertainment to our community. The Summer Drama Camp is our longest-running program and we are proud to provide the youth in our community an opportunity to experience the performing arts. Our goal for Camp is to immerse children in many exciting aspects of theater: team building, improvisation, theater games, exercises, music and dance. We feel that creativity and cooperation are as important as the final production. Our camp is centered on learning, interaction and Fun! Two sessions: July 14-25 -and- July 28-August 8 Cost: $250 per child. $225 per additional sibling, and $475 for one child in both sessions
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
Summer Camp Ages 7-12 ( 9am to noon )
July 28-August 1 and August 4-8th Monday through Friday,9am -12pm Educational presentations regarding forestry, soils, eco-life, insects, water quality and wildlife as well as visits to local farms. Our camp is based on the emphasis of environmental learning with many hands-on opportunites. The children will be taught from professionals in natural resource and agricultural fields. We will be leading the children in nature-based crafts and game playing when time allows. Specialties are also offered, such as riding a horse, going on a hay ride, and picking fresh berries.
Event Location: Dover Foxcroft Maine
For more information contact: 207-564-2570 www.facebook.com/pscwcd
This event is sponsored by: PCSWCD
08/02/2014
Dover Foxcroft Homecoming
Parade, Vendors, Food, and activities for the entire family! Contact For more information call Town of Dover 207-564-3318
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
This event is sponsored by: DF Shiretown Homecoming
Summer Drama Camp! ( 9am - 1pm )
The mission of the Center Theatre is to provide arts, culture and entertainment to our community. The Summer Drama Camp is our longest-running program and we are proud to provide the youth in our community an opportunity to experience the performing arts. Our goal for Camp is to immerse children in many exciting aspects of theater: team building, improvisation, theater games, exercises, music and dance. We feel that creativity and cooperation are as important as the final production. Our camp is centered on learning, interaction and Fun! Two sessions: July 14-25 -and- July 28-August 8 Cost: $250 per child. $225 per additional sibling, and $475 for one child in both sessions
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
PRYMCA- Pony Trot Race
YMCA is happy to offer kids a chance to get involved with the Homecoming activities with a 1K fun run. Kids of all ages invited to enter the race. Registration at YMCA
Event Location: PRYMCA Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-7111 www.prymca.com
This event is sponsored by: PRYMCA
08/03/2014
Summer Drama Camp! ( 9am - 1pm )
The mission of the Center Theatre is to provide arts, culture and entertainment to our community. The Summer Drama Camp is our longest-running program and we are proud to provide the youth in our community an opportunity to experience the performing arts. Our goal for Camp is to immerse children in many exciting aspects of theater: team building, improvisation, theater games, exercises, music and dance. We feel that creativity and cooperation are as important as the final production. Our camp is centered on learning, interaction and Fun! Two sessions: July 14-25 -and- July 28-August 8 Cost: $250 per child. $225 per additional sibling, and $475 for one child in both sessions
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
08/04/2014
Summer Drama Camp! ( 9am - 1pm )
The mission of the Center Theatre is to provide arts, culture and entertainment to our community. The Summer Drama Camp is our longest-running program and we are proud to provide the youth in our community an opportunity to experience the performing arts. Our goal for Camp is to immerse children in many exciting aspects of theater: team building, improvisation, theater games, exercises, music and dance. We feel that creativity and cooperation are as important as the final production. Our camp is centered on learning, interaction and Fun! Two sessions: July 14-25 -and- July 28-August 8 Cost: $250 per child. $225 per additional sibling, and $475 for one child in both sessions
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
Summer Camp Ages 7-12 ( 9am to noon )
July 28-August 1 and August 4-8th Monday through Friday,9am -12pm Educational presentations regarding forestry, soils, eco-life, insects, water quality and wildlife as well as visits to local farms. Our camp is based on the emphasis of environmental learning with many hands-on opportunites. The children will be taught from professionals in natural resource and agricultural fields. We will be leading the children in nature-based crafts and game playing when time allows. Specialties are also offered, such as riding a horse, going on a hay ride, and picking fresh berries.
Event Location: Dover Foxcroft Maine
For more information contact: 207-564-2570 www.facebook.com/pscwcd
This event is sponsored by: PCSWCD
08/05/2014
Summer Drama Camp! ( 9am - 1pm )
The mission of the Center Theatre is to provide arts, culture and entertainment to our community. The Summer Drama Camp is our longest-running program and we are proud to provide the youth in our community an opportunity to experience the performing arts. Our goal for Camp is to immerse children in many exciting aspects of theater: team building, improvisation, theater games, exercises, music and dance. We feel that creativity and cooperation are as important as the final production. Our camp is centered on learning, interaction and Fun! Two sessions: July 14-25 -and- July 28-August 8 Cost: $250 per child. $225 per additional sibling, and $475 for one child in both sessions
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
Summer Camp Ages 7-12 ( 9am to noon )
July 28-August 1 and August 4-8th Monday through Friday,9am -12pm Educational presentations regarding forestry, soils, eco-life, insects, water quality and wildlife as well as visits to local farms. Our camp is based on the emphasis of environmental learning with many hands-on opportunites. The children will be taught from professionals in natural resource and agricultural fields. We will be leading the children in nature-based crafts and game playing when time allows. Specialties are also offered, such as riding a horse, going on a hay ride, and picking fresh berries.
Event Location: Dover Foxcroft Maine
For more information contact: 207-564-2570 www.facebook.com/pscwcd
This event is sponsored by: PCSWCD
08/06/2014
Summer Drama Camp! ( 9am - 1pm )
The mission of the Center Theatre is to provide arts, culture and entertainment to our community. The Summer Drama Camp is our longest-running program and we are proud to provide the youth in our community an opportunity to experience the performing arts. Our goal for Camp is to immerse children in many exciting aspects of theater: team building, improvisation, theater games, exercises, music and dance. We feel that creativity and cooperation are as important as the final production. Our camp is centered on learning, interaction and Fun! Two sessions: July 14-25 -and- July 28-August 8 Cost: $250 per child. $225 per additional sibling, and $475 for one child in both sessions
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
Summer Camp Ages 7-12 ( 9am to noon )
July 28-August 1 and August 4-8th Monday through Friday,9am -12pm Educational presentations regarding forestry, soils, eco-life, insects, water quality and wildlife as well as visits to local farms. Our camp is based on the emphasis of environmental learning with many hands-on opportunites. The children will be taught from professionals in natural resource and agricultural fields. We will be leading the children in nature-based crafts and game playing when time allows. Specialties are also offered, such as riding a horse, going on a hay ride, and picking fresh berries.
Event Location: Dover Foxcroft Maine
For more information contact: 207-564-2570 www.facebook.com/pscwcd
This event is sponsored by: PCSWCD
08/07/2014
Summer Drama Camp! ( 9am - 1pm )
The mission of the Center Theatre is to provide arts, culture and entertainment to our community. The Summer Drama Camp is our longest-running program and we are proud to provide the youth in our community an opportunity to experience the performing arts. Our goal for Camp is to immerse children in many exciting aspects of theater: team building, improvisation, theater games, exercises, music and dance. We feel that creativity and cooperation are as important as the final production. Our camp is centered on learning, interaction and Fun! Two sessions: July 14-25 -and- July 28-August 8 Cost: $250 per child. $225 per additional sibling, and $475 for one child in both sessions
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
Summer Camp Ages 7-12 ( 9am to noon )
July 28-August 1 and August 4-8th Monday through Friday,9am -12pm Educational presentations regarding forestry, soils, eco-life, insects, water quality and wildlife as well as visits to local farms. Our camp is based on the emphasis of environmental learning with many hands-on opportunites. The children will be taught from professionals in natural resource and agricultural fields. We will be leading the children in nature-based crafts and game playing when time allows. Specialties are also offered, such as riding a horse, going on a hay ride, and picking fresh berries.
Event Location: Dover Foxcroft Maine
For more information contact: 207-564-2570 www.facebook.com/pscwcd
This event is sponsored by: PCSWCD
08/08/2014
Forest Heritage Days
Aug 8-9 visit web site for details
Event Location: Greenville, Maine
For more information contact: www.greenvilleme.com
This event is sponsored by: www.greenvilleme.com
Summer Drama Camp! ( 9am - 1pm )
The mission of the Center Theatre is to provide arts, culture and entertainment to our community. The Summer Drama Camp is our longest-running program and we are proud to provide the youth in our community an opportunity to experience the performing arts. Our goal for Camp is to immerse children in many exciting aspects of theater: team building, improvisation, theater games, exercises, music and dance. We feel that creativity and cooperation are as important as the final production. Our camp is centered on learning, interaction and Fun! Two sessions: July 14-25 -and- July 28-August 8 Cost: $250 per child. $225 per additional sibling, and $475 for one child in both sessions
Event Location: Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
Summer Camp Ages 7-12 ( 9am to noon )
July 28-August 1 and August 4-8th Monday through Friday,9am -12pm Educational presentations regarding forestry, soils, eco-life, insects, water quality and wildlife as well as visits to local farms. Our camp is based on the emphasis of environmental learning with many hands-on opportunites. The children will be taught from professionals in natural resource and agricultural fields. We will be leading the children in nature-based crafts and game playing when time allows. Specialties are also offered, such as riding a horse, going on a hay ride, and picking fresh berries.
Event Location: Dover Foxcroft Maine
For more information contact: 207-564-2570 www.facebook.com/pscwcd
This event is sponsored by: PCSWCD
08/09/2014
Blacksmith Demonstration ( 10am to 3pm )
Blacksmith demonstrations held on Saturdays throughout August and September. Aug 9 - Pete Polichak from Dexter Aug 16 - John Calderwood from Etna Aug 23 - Ian Walker from Stonington Aug 30 - Clyde Whitten from Palmyra Sep 6 - Byron Aubrey from Kenduskeag Sep 13 - Matt Griffith from Guilford Sep 20 - Dwight King from Orrington Sep 27 - Pat Roy from Belfast
Event Location: 107 Dawes Rd. Blacksmith Shop Museum Dover Foxcroft ME
This event is sponsored by: Dover Foxcroft Historical Society
Foxcroft Agway Chicken Swap! ( 9am - 1:30pm )
Foxcroft Agway will be hosting Piscataquis County's first Chicken Swaps on the second Saturdays of July, August and September, from 9am - 1:30. What is a Chicken Swap? Vendors bring poultry, small livestock, farm equipment, food products and more. They are very popular all over the country and we'll host them here! Find out more by going on line and searching them, go to our website and facebook page, and see how we could get even more people into town.
Event Location: 76 North St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: Pam 207-564-2730 www.foxcroftagway.com
This event is sponsored by: Foxcroft Agway
08/11/2014
Katahdin Steamship 1ooth Annivesary ( 6-9pm )
Celebrating 100 years from Aug 11 - 17th. Festivities for Kate s upcoming 100th birthday will include new themed cruises, a spectacular birthday bash, and new museum exhibits highlighting the boat's impact on the region.
Event Location: 12 Lily Bay Rd. Greenville, ME
For more information contact: 207-695-2716 katahdincruises.com
This event is sponsored by: katahdincruises.com
08/12/2014
"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
08/13/2014
PAY it FORWARD ( 10:am - 2:00pm AND 3-5:30pm )
The Dover Foxcroft UMC offers a PAY IT FORWARD Kids & Baby Boutique 10am - 2pm (clothes & toys) AND A Teen Shop 3-5:30pm (clothes & accessories) Choose 5 items (per child/teen).. on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of the month..NO COST, just do something nice for someone else.
Event Location: 156 Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 564-8055
This event is sponsored by: DF United Methodist Church
08/14/2014
DRAWING FROM LIFE - Center Theatre ( 5:45 - 8:30pm )
Our next session will be Thursday, August 14 from 6-8:30 PM, with the final 30 minutes to walk around and view the works in progress. Seating will begin at 5:45 PM, with event beginning promptly at 6 PM. Snacks will provided, and attendees can bring additional beverages. Pre-registration required.. Click on web link below for form. Admission BY DONATION
Event Location: Center Theatre Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: Angela Bonacasa 564-8943 www.centertheatre.org/events/drawing-from-life/
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre/Lydia Rose/Hobby House
08/16/2014
All You Can Eat Breakfast & Silent Auction ( 8am to 10:30 am )
Save this date: August 16, 2014, and reserve this time: 8:00-10:30 AM, because you will certainly want to be a part of the excitement of the Fourth Annual All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast and Silent Auction to be held in the Reading Room in Sebec Village. Local businesses and artisans have provided wonderful buying opportunities: gift cards, a load of gravel, hand carved birds, quilted treasures, a hand turned wooden bowl, children s items, home crafted jellies, cook books, and so much more! Breakfast and bidding begin at 8:00 AM so come early and fill yourself with eggs, pancakes, toast, potatoes, beans, ham, bacon, sausage, and beverages while bidding on a vast array of must-haves! Adult meals are $7 and children under 12 are $3. There isn t a better deal in the state!
Event Location: Reading Room Sebec Village Sebec, Maine
For more information contact: Barbara 564-32332
Save the DEPOT 125th Anniversary Celebration ( 10am- 3pm )
check website for more info
Event Location: Greenvile, ME
For more information contact: www.greenvilledepot.org
This event is sponsored by: www.greenvilledepot.org
Blacksmith Demonstration ( 10am to 3pm )
Blacksmith demonstrations held on Saturdays throughout August and September. Aug 9 - Pete Polichak from Dexter Aug 16 - John Calderwood from Etna Aug 23 - Ian Walker from Stonington Aug 30 - Clyde Whitten from Palmyra Sep 6 - Byron Aubrey from Kenduskeag Sep 13 - Matt Griffith from Guilford Sep 20 - Dwight King from Orrington Sep 27 - Pat Roy from Belfast
Event Location: 107 Dawes Rd. Blacksmith Shop Museum Dover Foxcroft ME
This event is sponsored by: Dover Foxcroft Historical Society
Center Theatre Fundraising Gala ( RSVP NEEDED 3-6pm )
On Saturday, August 16th, there will be a Fundraising Gala for the Center Theatre at the Cabot House, 866 Main St. in Dover Foxcroft. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in investing in the performing arts to purchase a ticket; every ticket sold will make a significant difference in where the Theatre goes from here. The gala will feature a live and silent auction, music, riverboat rides, ice cream, and an open bar. Also, those who attend will have a wonderful opportunity to view the art of local and nationally acclaimed artists and craftspeople, such as Alan Bray, Philip Gladstone, Jerry Stelmok, Wally Warren, John Tatko, Paul Stiffler, Allen Monroe, Dave Lockwood, Jemma Gascoine, and Lydia Rose. The event will run from 3-6pm. Tickets are only $50, and include ice cream, hors d oeuvres and refreshments. To RSVP, please contact Angela at 564-8943 or email exdir@centertheatre.org.
Event Location: Cabot House 866 Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: Angela Bonacasa 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.org
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
PRYMCA- Color me RAD! Race
All the YMCAs in Maine come together to help support this unique race, held in Brunswick, Maine. While thousand decend to run this race, along the route they will find various color stations that will douse runners as they go by. Runners may start out with a white shirt at the beginning, but by the end they are all colors of the rainbow!
Event Location: Brunswick Maine
For more information contact: 207-564-7111 www.prymca.cm
This event is sponsored by: PRYMCA
Maine Highlands FCU Grand Re-Opening: Dover Branch ( 10am - 1pm )
Maine Highlands FCU recently moved into a new location, a brand new building on W Main St. in Dover-Foxcroft. To celebrate, their will be an open house from 10am to 1pm on the 16th, with a free BBQ lunch for those who attend.
Event Location: MHFCU 955 W Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: Diane Parola 207-924-5544 www.mainehighlandscreditunion.com/
This event is sponsored by: MHFCU
08/19/2014
Penquis Higher Ed Center OPEN HOUSE ( 5-7pm )
Eastern Maine Community College s Penquis Higher Education Center to Host Open House Eastern Maine Community College, in partnership with Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative, will host an Open House at the Penquis Higher Education Center, the college s off-campus educational facility located in Dover-Foxcroft. The center services residents and businesses of Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties. It offers online, interactive television, and onsite courses leading to post-secondary certificates and degrees. A variety of onsite business and industry trainings are also available. Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative moved into the higher education center earlier this year and has already begun offering classes. PVAEC offers a high school diploma program, as well as college and career preparation and enrichment courses. The Open House is an opportunity for local residents and businesses to learn about the variety of educational and training offerings at the center, as well as the personalized services such as registration, financial aid advising, academic and career counseling, admissions testing, a full service library, and a computer lab. The shared space and resources between EMCC and Adult Ed provides for personalized and high-quality education services, says Thelma Regan, executive director of Piscataquis Valley Adult Education. There are a lot of great options to take advantage of, and the center really helps to expand educational access to a rural part of the state. The Open House will also feature a complimentary barbeque and tours of the facility. All are welcome to attend. When: Tuesday, August 19th, 5:00 7:00 PM Where: 50 Mayo Street, Dover-Foxcroft
Event Location: 50 Mayo St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: Matt McLaughlin 207-974-4869
This event is sponsored by: EMCC
08/20/2014
Pay it Forward ( 10am-2pm AND 3:00pm-5:00pm )
The Dover Foxcroft UMC offers a PAY IT FORWARD Kids & Baby Boutique 10am - 2pm (clothes & toys) AND a Teen Shop 3-5:30pm (clothes & accessories) Choose 5 items (per child/teen).. on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of the month..NO COST, just do something nice for someone else.
Event Location: 156 Main St. Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 564-8055
This event is sponsored by: United Methodist Church
08/21/2014
Piscataquis Valley Fair
Aug 21 - Aug 24 Carnival rides, food and product vendors, and LOTS of family fun! For details click here: http://www.piscataquisvalleyfair.com/2014/vendorinfo.pdf
Event Location: At fairgrounds Fairview Dover Foxcroft, ME
For more information contact: Rusty Weymouth 207-694-0192 www.piscataquisvalleyfair.com/
This event is sponsored by: www.piscataquisvalleyfair.com/
08/22/2014
The Gibson Brothers in Concert ( 8pm )
Event Location: Center Theatre Main St. Dover Foxcroft, ME
For more information contact: 207-564-8943 www.centertheatre.com
This event is sponsored by: Center Theatre
08/23/2014
Blacksmith Demonstration ( 10am to 3pm )
Blacksmith demonstrations held on Saturdays throughout August and September. Aug 9 - Pete Polichak from Dexter Aug 16 - John Calderwood from Etna Aug 23 - Ian Walker from Stonington Aug 30 - Clyde Whitten from Palmyra Sep 6 - Byron Aubrey from Kenduskeag Sep 13 - Matt Griffith from Guilford Sep 20 - Dwight King from Orrington Sep 27 - Pat Roy from Belfast
Event Location: 107 Dawes Rd. Blacksmith Shop Museum Dover Foxcroft ME
This event is sponsored by: Dover Foxcroft Historical Society
08/30/2014
Blacksmith Demonstration ( 10am to 3pm )
Blacksmith demonstrations held on Saturdays throughout August and September. Aug 9 - Pete Polichak from Dexter Aug 16 - John Calderwood from Etna Aug 23 - Ian Walker from Stonington Aug 30 - Clyde Whitten from Palmyra Sep 6 - Byron Aubrey from Kenduskeag Sep 13 - Matt Griffith from Guilford Sep 20 - Dwight King from Orrington Sep 27 - Pat Roy from Belfast
Event Location: 107 Dawes Rd. Blacksmith Shop Museum Dover Foxcroft ME
This event is sponsored by: Dover Foxcroft Historical Society
PRYMCA Golf Tournament
Golf Scramble. All skill levels welcome. Fantastic Prizes!
Event Location: Foxcroft Golf Club Dover Foxcroft ME
For more information contact: 207-564-7111 www.prymca.com
This event is sponsored by: PRYMCA