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Ashland Area Summer Fest 2019

July 3 - July 7

Ashland Area Summer Fest
Jul 3 – 7, 2019
Ashland, ME

“Get ready to enjoy an old-fashioned country fair! Check out Ashland Area Summer Fest, happening July 3rd through the 7th.

“The theme this year is ‘An Old-Fashioned Country Fair.’ They will be having a kids’ carnival that will include tons of old-fashioned games and activities, antique tractor train, petting zoo, pony rides, dress up like a Disney Princess, Shrine Clowns and Anah Indy cars!

“There will also be new float judging this year during the parade, movies under the stars, fireworks, farm tours, music, earn a blue ribbon for your recipe at the old-fashioned cooking completion and the Citizen of the year ceremony.

“Wednesday, July 3rd:
11:00 am Girl’s Softball Round Robin grades 4-7. (FMI contact Lendell Tarr)
Find the Rocks- scavenger hunt. There will also be a table set up at the diner for folks to paint their own rocks
Evening- High school students/adult softball game- time and location TBA

“Thursday, July 4th:
12:00 pm- 4:00 – Farm Tours- (will take approx. 3 ½ hrs from start to finish)- Games and trivia on the bus ride!
4:00- Supper
DUSK-Evening- Movies under the stars

“Friday, July 5th:
Fisherman’s Daughter’s Seafood Truck
1:00-3:00 -Bingo at the Rec Center $2 a card. Prizes,
Ashland Logging Museum-open to the public
4:30- 6:00pm- Salad Supper at the Advent Christian Church youth group- a food booth- strawberry shortcake sale and lemonade at the bandstand
Ashland Advent Christian Church Ring box raffle- find the tent beside the bandstand to buy a ticket- tickets $20 to support building repairs
4:30- Wendell Hudson.
6:30- 8:00- Lexi Craig will sing
Book giveaway sponsored by the Ashland Book Club
6:00- COTY ceremony
Dusk- Movies under the stars- will have intermission when fireworks start- Fire dept- popcorn and slushies
Fireworks- Dusk at Fish and Game

“Saturday, July 6th:
(All day)-
Ashland Library- History of Ashland books- artifacts on display
Cookies for a Cure- sale to benefit Teresa Spooner’s Walk for the Cure to benefit breast cancer research
Fisherman’s Daughter’s Sea Food Truck
Ashland Advent Christian Church Ring box raffle- find the tent beside the bandstand to buy a ticket- tickets $20 to support building repairs
Nor’Easter Ice Cream Truck- located at the Kid’s Carnival at the Rec
O’Clair Family Food Sale- Main Street
7:00- 9:00 Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Masonic Hall on Plum St.
9:00- parade lineup at the school
10:00 -parade- new this year- Float competition- categories- most patriotic, most original, best entertainment, best craftmanship, best youth, best Family, best business (Antique tractor train, Disney princesses, Cars and Coffee, float judging afterwards
Anah Indy’s Cars
11:00-2:00 at the Rec Center “An Old- Fashioned Country Fair” featuring modern and nostalgic kids games and activities, sawdust pile, Rain Gutter Regatta (bring your own little boat to race), Frog Launching, Sack races, petting zoo, bean bag games, pony rides Shrine Clowns, Antique Tractor Train Rides, Fairy houses Bounce House sponsored by Crown o’Mane Bar and Grill, Dress-up like Disney Princesses, NERF wars at the Rec, Touch- a -Fire -Truck and much more
2:00- Crabwalk soccer game. Teams need to register $10.00 reg fee per team contact Dakotta Harris for details
Blacksmith Demo by Guy Landry
12:00- FD- Annual BBQ Chicken lunch Time at Fire Department
4:00pm until sold out-Lobster Feed at the Ashland Diner (market price)- Beer garden
Music at the Bandstand
8:00 pm- FD Street dance with “Under Pressure” live music on Main Street. Tickets only $5 each. See a member of the FD for your ticket

“Sunday, July 7th:
Activities at the Fish and Game Club
9:00- 10:00- Annual Riverside Ecumenical Service at Fish and Game, bring your own chairs
Ashland Advent Christian Church Ring box raffle- tickets $20 to support building repairs
Kids Games, cornhole, horse shoes
10:00 or 11:00 Brian Carney and his band will perform at Fish and Game Bandstand
1:00 Bingo at VFW- hotdogs for sale
1-3 Cooking competition judging at the Fish and Game. Categories: Pies, misc. cakes, decorated cakes, cookies, canned veggies, beans taste testing and voting by the community
Nor’easter ice Cream truck- Main st




July 3
July 7
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