2014 -2015 Moosehead Lake Maine Events
Greenville Maine and Moosehead Lake Activities
Moosehead Lake Maine Vacation Fun - Things to do in Maine
Maine vacations at Moosehead Lake Area attract visitors
throughout the four seasons. Maine
vacation information is posted here so you can experience all that the
Moosehead Lake Region has to offer.
Greenville, Maine and the surrounding towns in The Moosehead Lake
Region offers a plethora of organized events and activities throughout
Browse through this Moosehead Lake travel page so you
can be plan your Maine vacation stay at The Cozy Moose. Moosehead Lake event dates are subject
to change. Confirm details
prior to making your reservation.
(Attention Moosehead Lake Area organizations, Greenville and Rockwood
businesses: Email us if you have a Moosehead Lake
event you would like us consider for listing. We cannot promise
inclusion of every event submitted.)
Moosehead Lake Area, Maine Winter Vacation Information for
December Vacation Week: Squaw Mountain Ski Resort, family ski resort, rentals, and lessons. Beautiful views of Moosehead Lake.
Ice Racing on Moosehead Lake,
Mid January - March (Saturdays): West Cove Ice Racing on Moosehead Lake. Races on
in the West Cove start at noon once ice is deemed safe.
Mid January thru First Week in March: Most predictable time to plan a snowmobile vacation in Maine. Rentals and private guided snowmobile tours available depart from town or from your cabin.
January-Mid March: Snowmobile Radar Runs sponsered by local clubs and
businesses on Moosehead Lake
January - March: Squaw Mountain Ski Resort- downhill skiing, Thurs afternoons, Friday - Sunday until 4pm. Open vacation weeks and special events planned
Second last Saturday in January: Moosehead Riders annual B-52 Memorial
Snowmobile Ride to B-52 Bomber that crashed in Elephant Mountain
Last Weekend in January: Annual Moosehead Lake Ice
Fishing Derby - Cash Prizes for
biggest Togue. Great Ice Fishing and Ice Shack rental on Moosehead Lake at The Cozy Moose Waterfront.
February 2015 Sno Fest Events: Kicks off with Moosehead Lake Wilderness Sled Dog Race Moosehead Lake Sled Dog Race First Saturday in February -Free to public, this Moosehead
event offers viewing for spectators and organized events.
February - Friday before Presidents Day: Moosehead Lake, Moosehead
Riders Snowmobile Club House Chili / Chowder Fest in Greenville,
Maine Snow Fest week event.
February Sunday before Presidents Day- Moosehead Lake Chocolate Festival- Delightful choclate samples to choose from with to go containers. Moosehead Lake fundraiser, Chinese Auction and 50/50 raffle. Best time to arrive is 1pm
February 15: Moosehead Lake opens Salmon Ice Fishing
February Presidents Day Week: Annual Moosehead Riders Winter Snowfest
on Moosehead Lake. Fun filled snowmobile events, radar runs, activities for the
entire family, snowmobile parade, evening bonfire and
fireworks. Squaw Mountain Ski Resort open everyday during vacation week.
February: Typically Saturday after Presidents Day - Monson Snow Roller Day- Starts 6am-4pm Ongoing events
throughout the day, Fishing Derby on Lake Hebron, snow sculpture
contest, pancake breakfast, sled races, games, poker runs, lunch, and
kids open gym
March: Ice Fishing Tournaments, Moosehead Lake,
March: First Week in March TBA: Annual Moosehead Motorsports in Greenville Maine - Moosehead Lake to Eagle Lake Snowmobile Train Ride
March: Moosehead Riders Snowmobile Club Cookout. Enjoy snowmobiling in
Maine with The Moosehead Riders. Join us on the trails for great
snowmobiling fun and excellent food.
March TBA: United States Cross Country Snowmobile Race East (USCC
East): Race schedule to be annouced - Focus for common rider to test
his skills on cross country trails.
March 17 - May 22: Quite Season Rates offered at The Cozy Moose Cabins
March Event - Last Sunday in March: Maine Maple Syrup Sunday. There are
two local sugar houses that open to the public offering free tours,
tastes of Maine Maple Syrup. Appropriate for all ages.
Moosehead Lake Maine Vacations Information - Spring Vacation Events
Maine Birding - Nature Walks: Great Animal Tracking - Enjoy spring as the snow melts and
wildlife come out of the woods. Sweet sounds of singing birds fill the air and look for antler sheds.
Early Spring: Fiddlehead Season in Moosehead Lake Area. Ostrich
Fiddleheads is a Maine delicacy.
Maine Moose and deer come out of the woods. Maine Wildlife sightings
are numerous in early spring as they can easily be seen by vehicle or
in the woods.
April 1: Maine Fishing Open Water Season Begins in area ponds.
April 1: Application Deadline for Maine Moose Hunting permit.
Applications available from Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife (207)
May: Jeep Tours Adventure Wildlife Tours start and are offered
throughout the season thru October.
Weekend April Annual Piscataquis River Canoe Race. This 8 mile run
starts in Guilford and ends in Dover/Foxcroft. Over 150 racers are
expected to compete in 21 racing and recreational classes for canoes
and kayaks. This is an American Canoe Association Event. For more
information contact SPCC at 207.564.7533.
Mid-May- Mid Oct: Moose safaris begin throughout the
Moosehead Lake Region. Private guided tours available. This is truly a
great way to observe and learn about Maine's majestic moose. Contact us
for private guided tours departing from our cabins.
May 15 - June 30: Moosehead Getaway Safari Tour Package -Celebrate
Moosemania with private guided moose safari Jeep tour into moose country.
May TBA: Moose River Canoe Race in Rockwood. Contact Amy at 534-7362
Moosehead Lake Moose Mania 2014
May 15 - June 30: Moosehead Getaway Safari Tours -Celebrate Moosemania with a private guided moose safari Jeep tour into moose country.
May TBA: Moose River Canoe Race in Rockwood. Contact Amy at 534-7362
June 14, 2014 Celebration featuring our #1 resident The Moose. Craft fair, Maine events, geocaching scavenger hunt, activities, ,
kids fun day with prizes and treats. Greenville Maine town wide garage sale.
Other events include Moose River canoe race, Annual Moose photo contest and more.
Moosemania 2014: TBA Natural Resource Education Center- Moosetails with Maine moose biologist, Moose calling, Moose photos, and Moose hors d;oeuvres will be served.
Mid May: Spring Birding and Foraging Trip- Guided Bird Tours, Maine Birding trip
identifing birds of Moosehead and thier calls. Bird sit and easy walk session on wildlife plants foraging
May 31: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies, Greenville and other
June 15th, Maine Moose Lottery Drawing
Mid-June: Strawberry season is here! Berry-picking farms open to the
public. Stutzman's Farms which is one of my favorites is about a 35
minute drive from Greenville.
Moosehead Lake Maine Vacations Information - Summer Vacation Events
June 19-Sept 27: Moosehead Historical Society- Docent guided tours
being Wednesday-Friday from 1pm-4pm.
June 27 to Oct 15th: Katahdin Sightseeing Cruises on Moosehead Lake - Tues - Sat
June 29, 2014: Bike and Boat annual Moosehead Lake event - bikers travel 19.5 miles to Rockwood and return on Moosehead Lake aboard the Katahdin Steamship. Family and team members. Fund raiser for CA Dean Hospita.
July Thursday Evenings: Music in The Gazebo 7pm- The first in a series
of concerts in downtown Greenville sponsored by The Town at 7pm throughout the summer. Entertainment TBA.
Bring your lawn chairs, or a blanket and enjoy!
July 3-5: Worlds Largest Book Sale 10am-3pm, Masonic Hall
July 4: Town of Greenville's Fourth of July Celebration- Features
special events, craft fair at 9am, games at 10am, parade at 1pm and
much more. Fireworks display over Moosehead Lake. A great time to be in
Fireworks Moosehead Lake Cruise on Katahdin departs at 7pm
July TBA: Ready Workers Open House Coffee- Food and craft tables in
Community House from 9am to 2pm CA Dean Celebrity Benefit Bike Ride,
BBQ, and Auction at Greenville High School 9:30am to mid afternoon
Greenville Recreation Dept. activities TBA. Last year a Basketball
Tournament was held at outdoor basketball court at the Greenville
School 9am-12pm. Advance registration required.
July - Mid August: Moosehead Lake Wednesday Moosehead Lake Hikes, Meet
at the NREC office in Greenville, destinations vary based on weather.
Moosehead Lake Hiking destinations: Eagle Rock, Wilson Falls, Gulf
Hagus, Katahdin Iron Works, Big Moose, Little Moose, Number Four Mt.,
White Cap Mt., Borestone Mountain, and more.
July 9 - Mid August: Moosehead Lake Youth Days - Maine Woods Explorers,
Programs for the day, meeting at 8:30am. Pre-registration required at
NREC center, call or email office for forms. Offering Canoe, Kayak, Map
and Compass, Foraging, Maine Authors and Artists, Rockets, Astronomy,
Silverculture, Geology, Fishing and More. Moosehead Lake Day camp
programs for all ages.
July: Slide Show on Fishing and Wildlife in Moosehead Region, presented
by Dan Legere, Nickerson Elementary School, Greenville.
July First Week: Vintage and Classic Boat Show- Held by the Moosehead
Lake Yacht Club, at the Moosehead Marina in Rockwood. Features unique
runabouts from the New England Chapter of Vintage and Classic Boat
Club, For more information contact Moosehead
July : C. A. Dean Chicken Barbecue, Greenville School.
July Last Week: Bangor State Fair, Bass Park, Bangor.
July TBA: Archaeology of Moosehead Lake Region, at The
Moosehead Historical Society Museum.
July Last Weekend: Abbotts Anniversary Celebration, Featuring a
parade, street dance, craft fair, children's games, woodsman
competition, BBQ, Blacksmithing and candlemaking competition.
July 3rd weekend: Thoreau - Wabanaki Festival Downtown Greenville cultural awareness of rich Indian History of Moosehead Lake .
July : Dixieland Cruise aboard the Steamship the Katahdin. 6-9pm
August Thursdays : Music in The Greenville Gazebo. Entertainment TBA. Last year
featured Dave Mallet with his soul searching ballads 7pm.
August 21: Forrest G. Whitman Memorial Golf Tournament- Moosehead Lake Kineo Golf Course, Call Terri 207-695-5215
August : Moosehead Historical Society Tea and Fashion Slide Show
August 2nd Week: Skowhegan State Fair - Oldest continuous running fair
in US. Midway rides, Exposition Shows, Harness Racing, and Concerts.
This is one of our favorites!
August : Ready Workers Public Supper- Community House, 5pm to
August : Ready Workers Lumberjack Breakfast- Community House 7am to
August : 2nd Weekend- Forest Heritage Days. A great educational event
about foresting the Maine North Woods. Woods tours, educational
exhibits, and logging competition. Bus tour to various spots throughout
the woods to present aspects of northern forest management,
recreational, wildlife, and water resources. Lunch will be provided.
August : Kiwanis Auction, Greenville.
Maine Seaplane Fly-In
August : CA Dean's
August TBA : Summer Sky, 8pm, held at the Greenville School All Purpose
Room, Junction and sponsored by The Natural Resource Education Center.
Astronomer Dr. John Hermann will speak about the summer sky, complete
with telescopes. Fun and educational.
August : Piscataquis Valley Fair, Dover-Foxcroft, Old fashioned
agricultural fair with midway, horse pulling, livestock and more.
Moosehead Lake Maine Vacation Autumn - Fall 2014
September Weekend after Labor Day: International
Seaplane Fly-In Weekend This aviation event offers entertainment,
presentations, contests, and awards dinner. A very popular event.
September:International Seaplane Fly-In Supper & Breakfast at
Community House, Greenville.
September: Fly-Buy Craft Fair, Greenville.
Mid September to Mid October: Scenic Fall Foliage -- Attention leaf-peepers
Mid September to early
October usually offers the best fall foliage displays. Vivid blue
Moosehead Lake against the array of fall colors and green pines is hard
Katahdin Cruise: Traditional Leaf Peeping tours will end and not be offered thru Columbus Day Weekend
October: Ready Workers, Turkey Supper, Greenville.
October: Audubon Society Borestone Mountain Walk-a-thon. Help us
preserve this beautiful mountain.
October: Columbus Day Weekend Annual Moose on The Run 5K Road Race and
1K Fun Run. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and The Town of
October: Ready Workers Fair 10am to 2pm and Harvest Supper 5pm to
October 16- Nov 27: Quite Season Rates Begin at The Cozy Moose. 25- 40%
lodging discounts honored.
November TBA: Fall Bazaar. All-day fair and supper, Greenville Holy
Family Catholic Church.
November TBA: Ready Workers Public Supper, Community House, Greenville
5pm to 6:30pm.
November 29: Christmas Craft Fair, Greenville.
December 29: Deck the Halls Holidays at Moosehead. family event
includes outdoor activities for children, holiday Bazaar, Street
Festival, petting zoo, live music, holiday treets and visit by Santa
Claus, Horse drawn wagon rides, crafts, and shopping specials. End the
evening with a christmas tree lighting and a sock hop at the school
gym. Come to our home for the holidays. .
December 31: New Years Specials- Establishments offer various specials
featuring live entertainment. Check back here for more details.