SummerFest 2018 Schedule of Events
Join us for a day of fun for the whole family!
“SLATE MAN” TRIATHLON
7:15 am. Registration at the Monson Gym. Rules posted around town. Pre-register at the Monson Town Office.
SPECTACULAR FIELD GAMES
9:00 am—11:00 am. Children’s games on the Ball Field behind the Monson Gym.
MAINE GAME WARDEN
9:00 am—2:00 pm. Game Trailer located at Town Boat Launch.
MAIN STREET CRAFT FAIR
9:00 am—3:00 pm. Located all along Main Street.
9:00 am—3:00 pm. Pick up papers at the Cotton Candy Booth, then return at 3:15 pm for prize drawing.
Pick up papers at the Monson Post Office after 6/22/18. Entries must be returned to the Post Office by 2:00 pm, Friday, July 20.
MONSON HISTORICAL MUSEUM
9:00 am—3:00 pm. This year’s speaker is author Paul Doiron!
11:00 am. Mr. Doiron will speak at the Monson Arts Center.
TURNING PAGE FARM
9:00 am—3:00 pm. Booth located beside Monson General Store.
STONE CARVING DEMONSTRATION, presented by MONSON ARTS CENTER
9:00 am—3:00 pm. A.C. Gilbert Building on Main Street. Come out and meet Douglas Coffin.
MAYO AMBULANCE TEDDY BEAR CLINIC
9:00 am—3:00 pm. Bring your teddy bear to the ambulance, meet the crew and see the truck.
MONSON GENERAL STORE
9:00 am—3:00 pm. Fresh baked cookies. Try our Boar’s Head meat and cheese samples.
9:00 am—3:00 pm. Main Street. Painting demonstration by Milt Christianson.
10:00 am—5:00 pm. “Monson and Surrounds” exhibit, curated by Barbara Sullivan at the A.C. Gilbert Building.
MONSON APPALACHIAN TRAIL CENTER—Open all day.
SPRING CREEK BBQ—DJ all day.
MONSON POTTERY WORKSHOP DEMONSTRATION & GALLERY
12:00—2:00 pm/all day. Monson Arts Center building.
GINNY ZIMMERMAN CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT
12:00—2:00 pm. Meeting Room under the Town Office.
TREKKING POLE TOSS
12:00—2:00 pm. Adult trekking pole toss at Shaw’s Hiker Hostel.
BOUNCY TENT · BALLOON FIGURES · FACE PAINTING · COTTON CANDY · POPCORN
12:00—3:00 pm. Located near the Band Stand.
ANYTHING THAT FLOATS RACE
2:00 pm. Registration at the Monson Town Boat Launch.
2:30 pm. Race starts. Rules posted around town. There will be space to display your craft before the race.
FARM IN THE WOODS TOUR
3:00 pm. Located on the Steward Road.
ALUMNI SOCIAL HOUR AND BANQUET
5:30—8:00 pm. Held in the Monson Gym.
LIVE MUSIC AT THE LAKESHORE HOUSE
6:00—9:00 pm. Livid Orange featuring local musician, Mat Anderson!
7:00 pm. Held at Finn Hall.
EXPLODING LIGHTS FIREWORKS
9:00 pm. On the Ball Field behind the Monson Gym.