Looking for adventure? No need to head out on the highway! There are lots of fun things to do this weekend in and around Bangor, for kids and kids at heart, indoors and out!. Here’s just a small sampling:
When? Saturday, May 20, 2017 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where? Maine Forest and Logging Museum, Government Road, Bradley, ME
For more information: 207-974-6278; maineforestandloggingmuseum.org
Fish, people and machines are on the run this Saturday at the Maine Forest and Logging Museum in Bradley. Celebrate the return of 100,000s of alewives making their way up Blackman Stream to Chemo Pond!
When? Saturday, May 20, 2017 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Where? Essex Woods, Watchmaker Parking Lot, Bangor, ME
For more information: 207-942-1010; bangorlandtrust.org/
Join up for what should be an action-packed May morning at Essex Woods with biologist and avid birder, Robert Ostrowski, at one of his favorite Bangor birding hot spots. The birding walk starts early at 7 a.m. from the Watchmaker Street parking area off Essex Street. Be sure to wear good hiking shoes and bring binoculars if you have them.
When? Sunday, May 21, 12:00 noon
Where? Maine Center for the Arts, UMaine Orono campus
Broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City via the big screen, it’s a performance of Dvorak’s romantic opera Rusalka. Thanks to hi-definition television, these broadcasts often offer virtually the best seat in the house. Info and tickets. Transparency disclaimer: this is a recorded broadcast.