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Schedule of Events

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2017 Camden Windjammer Festival

Below you'll find a schedule of events for the 2017 Camden Windjammer festival to be held in Camden, Maine.

Time Event/Activity Location
Friday 9/1/2017
12:00pm - 4:00pm Windjammer dinner auction Public Landing
12:00pm Festival Officially Opens Public Landing
12:00pm - 4:00pm Displays of Traditions and Crafts Public Landing
12:00pm - 5:00pm Windjammers Arrive in Camden Harbor Public Landing
2:00pm - 4:00pm Live Music  
5:00pm Formal Welcome to the Fleet Public Landing
5:00pm Windjammer Lifetime Appreciation Award Public Landing
6:00pm Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble Harbor Park
7:00pm - 9:00pm Schooner Talent Show

Auction of live drawing by Buckley Smith at the end of the show

Harbor Park
9:00pm Fireworks over the harbor  
Saturday 9/2/2017
7:30am - 10:00am Camden Rotary Pancake Breakfast Public Landing
8:00am Triathlon Registration

See Events page for sign up information

Harbor Park
9:00am - 5:00pm Displays of Traditions and Crafts Public Landing
9:00am Build-a-Boat construction

See Events page for more information, rules and entry form

Public Landing
9:00am Lobster Crate Race Registration Starts

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Public Landing
10:00am Storytelling and Activities for Children Camden Public Library
10:00am Lobster Crate Races

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Public Landing/Harbor
10:00am - 4:00pm Pirates of the Dark Rose Harbor Park
10:30am - 12:00pm Live Music Public Landing
11:00am - 11:45am Windjammer Mate's Certification

See events page for more information, rules and entry form.

Public Landing
11:30am - 12:00pm Camden Fire Department Water Rescue Demonstration Public Landing
12:00pm - 2:00pm West Bay Rotary Chowder Challenge Public Landing
12:00pm - 5:00pm Face Painting  
12:00pm - 2:00pm Kayak trip to and Picnic to Curtis Island (raffle)

See Events page for details

Public Landing
1:00pm Children's Drawing Class with Buckley Smith Public Landing
2:00pm - 4:00pm Come Aboard the Schnooners! (Open House) Public Landing/Harbor
2:00pm First Fish Relay Race

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Public Landing
2:30pm - 4:00pm Live Music Public Landing
Sunday 9/3/2017
10:00am - 3:00pm Displays of traditions and crafts Public Landing
10:00am Radio Controlled Boat Race Public Landing / Harbor
10:00am - 11:15am Treasure Hunt Public Landing
11:00am Lobster Hauling Demonstration Public Landing
11:30am Build-a-Boat Parade and Race Harbor
12:00pm - 2:00pm Kayak trip and Picnic to Curtis Island

Pre-registration advised. See Events page

Steamboat Landing
1:00pm Arrival of Pirate Ship and Pirate Skirmish Public Landing
2:00pm - 3:30pm Schooner Open House (last call) Public Landing
2:00pm Nautical Dog Show Harbor Park
4:00pm Boat Parade Finale

See Events page for more information, rules and entry form

Harbor