Happy Birthday Ellsworth! You sure don't look 250 years old! Ellsworth begins it's sestercentennial celebration Saturday, July 20th, and there's a week long celebration planned! For more information you can go to the Ellsworth 250 site.

 

 

Saturday, July 20 Grand Opening Celebration

9:00am
Ellsworth Public Library 1 mile fun run

10:00am
Pet Show Ellsworth
Public Library

10:00am
Woodlawn Museum open

10:00am
Historical Society Building open
(old jail)

10:30 am
Downeast Scenic Railroad Train Rides

12:00pm
Official opening Ellsworth’s 250 celebrations  presentation of official birthday cake; monument piece dedication; letters and proclamations from State; music
(City Hall)

12:00pm
Family Fun Day sponsored by Lioness and Lions Clubs
(Knowlton Park) Free

1:30pm
Downeast Scenic Railroad Train Rides

6:00pm
Whoopy Kat Band Concert sponsored by Friends in Action
(Knowlton Park) tickets $20/person $30/couple cash bar Big Cat catering

Sunday July 21

10:30am
Downeast Scenic Railroad Train Rides

10:30am
Faith Community Fellowship (nondenominational) church service
(Knowlton Park) Pastors: Bob and Todd Crosthwaite

1:00 -3pm
Shap's Restored Antique Trucks Open House
(Bucksport Road facility look for the balloons) Free

1:00-4pm
Woodlawn Museum open

1:30pm
Downeast Scenic Railroad Train Rides

Monday July 22

2:00 pm-5
Ellsworth Fire Dept open house

3:00pm-6pm
Wine and beer tasting at Global Beverage Warehouse
(featuring Ellsworth Sestercentennial Ale)

Tuesday July 23

10:00am
Woodlawn Museum open

2:00-4:00
Free Boat rides down Union River at the Ellsworth Union River Waterfront Park

6:00pm
Friend & Friend 50/250 Motorcycle ride-in and BBQ
(Knowlton Park)

Wednesday, July 24

5:30am-9pm
Free day to workout at the Y. Take classes, use of the pool to Ellsworth residents

10:00 am
Woodlawn Museum open

5:30 pm
Zumba classes, the goal to reach 250 participants. Families welcome free

6:45pm
YMCA night run through historic downtown Ellsworth

8:00pm
Ellsworth Community Band Concert
(City Hall lawn) Free

Thursday, July 25

10:00am
Woodlawn Museum open

10:00am-3
Historical Society building open (old jail)

4:00 pm
Books,new & used, CD & DVD sale Ellsworth Public Library

12:00-1:00pm
Ellsworth Public Library "When We Were the Kennedys by Monica Wood"

6:00pm
Ellsworth Public Library "Follow the Cannon' - Clara Barton's Civil War Letters" Clara Barton's Civil War Letters

8:30pm
Movie under the stars, Ellsworth Arts (family film) Knowlton Park Free

Friday July 26

Downtown Business Association Day
Live Music, Artwalk, Open House in participating stores, Culinary & Drink specials in restaurants

9:00am
Downtown Business Association Day Live Music, Artwalk, Open House in participating stores, Culinary & Drink specials in restaurants

9:00am
Books new & used, CD & DVD sale
Ellsworth Public Library

10:00am
Woodlawn Museum open

10:00am-3
Histroical Society building open (old jail)

11:00am-1
Book signing at Rooster Brothers Barbara Damrosch of Brooksville ?The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook

4:00pm
United Methodist Church ice cream social (downtown)

4pm-5:30
Family fun with Frogtown Puppets (downtown)

4pm-6
Live music with Phil Kell and friends (downtown)

6:00pm
Music Event: Danny and the Blue Tones Ellsworth Union River Harbor Park

8pm-10:00
Street dance with Crown Vics at Acadia Reality

Saturday July 27 (Finale)

7:00am-10:00
Rotary Club famous blueberry pancake breakfast (Knowlton Park)

8:00am -1:00
First Congregational church, Blueberry fair

8:00am
Books new & used, CD & DVD sale Ellsworth Public Library

9:30am
Farmers Market with other demonstrations at Acadia Reality

10:00am
Woodlawn Museum open

10:00am
Remax Hot Air Balloon
Knowlton Park

10:00am-3
Historical Society building open (old jail)

10:30am
Downeast Scenic Railroad Train rides
Ellsworth Garden Club Biggest Tree contest (Knowlton Park)

12:00pm
Brothers of the Brush contest finale (Knowlton Park)

1:00pm
Closing remarks City Hall steps

1:30pm
Downeast Scenic Railroad train rides

1:30-2:30
Alan Drew Magician Knowlton Park Free

3:00-4:00
Chris Ross Musician Knowlton Park Free

4:30-5:30
The Memphis Belles Knowlton Park Free

6:30pm
Atlantic Clarion Steel Drum Band (Knowlton Park) Free

5:00pm
Community of Christ Church, Supper (old fashion baked beans/casseroles/pies $7.00 Adult $4.00 kids

5:00pm
First Congregational Church, Supper (seafood chowder/blueberry pie $8.00/person)

9:00pm
Spectacular FIREWORKS (Ellsworth High School area)

Sunday July 28

8:00am
YMCA Triathlon registration at 7am

1:00pm
Woodlawn Museum open

1:30pm
Downeast Scenic Railroad train rides