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Machias Blueberry Festival

The biggest festival that Machias Maine sees each year – there are crafts, food, entertainment, contests, and all things blueberry. There’s no admission charge.

2017 Schedule

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

Tuesday, August 15

6:30 pm Sneak Preview Blueberry Musical Comedy CSCC $
Wednesday, August 16

7 pm Blueberry Musical Comedy CSCC $
Thursday, August 17

7 pm Blueberry Musical CSCC $
Friday, August 18

9 am to 5 pm Brian Giles, Master of Ceremonies Announcing from CSCC steps
9 am t0 5 am Forrest Maffei, musician CSCC Steps
9 am- 5 pm Craft Booths on the Church Commons
10 am–12 pm 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
4:30 pm-6:30 pm All you can eat Fish Fry CSCC Tent $
5 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 CSCC $
Saturday, August 19
6:30 am-10:30 am Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, (or until we run out) CSCC Vestry $
7 am Blueberry Run Registration Court Street $
8 am Blueberry Run Begins 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- pm 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 am-2 pm Blueberry Quilts Exhibit CSCC, Sanctuary
10 am-
2 pm Washington County Children’s Program Kid’s Zone CSCC church green
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 Timbercreek Band 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
3 pm Old Timer’s Band CSCC steps
4:30 pm 4:30 Baked Bean Supper Masonic Hall, Centre St $
6 pm Blackfly Ball Bad Little Falls Park and the Grange Hall, Elm St
6:30 pm Blueberry Musical CSCC $
Sunday, August 20
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 Contra Dance 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

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  • 18th August 2017 at 6:46 PM

    Each year, people who attend the Machias Wild Blueberry Festival are treated to a musical comedy experience delightfully created, directed and performed by their very own, and this year’s show continues that wonderful tradition.


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