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Schedule of Events

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2016 Camden Windjammer Festival

Below you'll find a schedule of events for the 2016 Camden Windjammer festival to be held in Camden, Maine.

Time Event/Activity Location
Friday 9/2/2016
10:00am - 12:00pm Boating around Curtis Island

Pre-registration advised, see Events page

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12:00pm Festival Officially Starts  
12:00pm - 5:00pm Arrival of the Windjammers Public Landing / Harbor
12:00pm - 4:30pm Windjammer dinner auction Public Landing
12:00pm - 4:00pm Displays of traditions and crafts Public Landing
12:36pm High Tide (harbor conditions)  
2:00pm - 4:00pm Boating around Curtis Island

Pre-registration advised, see Events page

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2:00pm - 4:00pm Dusty & Joanna and Friends Public Landing
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 Harbor
Saturday 9/3/2016
7:30am - 10:00am Camden Rotary Pancake Breakfast Public Landing
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 Nautical Dog Show

See Events page for sign up information

Harbor Park
10:00am - 4:00pm Pirates of the Dark Rose Harbor Park
10:30am - 12:00pm Andre Lascoutx (country, alt. rock, blues, folk) Public Landing
11:30am Camden Fire Department Water Rescue Demonstration Public Landing
11:30am Kayak trip to Curtis Island -1

Pre-registration advised. See Events page

Steamboat Landing
12:00pm - 2:00pm West Bay Rotary Chowder Challenge Public Landing
12:00pm Lobster Crate Race

See Events page for more information, rules and entry form

Harbor
12:00pm - 5:00pm Music, face painting Downtown streets
12:00pm - 2:00pm Darling's Ice Cream Truck for a Cause Atlantic Avenue
12:30pm - 1:30pm Hazel Delehey (her own music) Public Landing
1:00pm Children's drawing class with Buckley Smith Public Landing
1:01pm High Tide (harbor conditions)  
1:30pm First Fish

See Events page for more information, rules and entry form

Public Landing
1:30pm Kayak trip to Curtis Island -2

Pre-registration advised. See Events page

Steamboat Landing
2:00pm - 4:00pm Schooner Open House Harbor
2:30pm - 4:00pm Miners Creek Bluegrass Band Public Landing
3:00pm - 4:15pm Windjammer Mate Certification

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Public Landing
4:00pm - 7:00pm Windjammin' Happy Hour

Music by Exact Change

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7:30pm Noel Paul Stookey at the Camden Opera House Camden Opera House
Sunday 9/4/2016
9:00am Megunticook Triathlon

Registration 8:00am, race start 9:00am

Barrett's Cove
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
11:00am - 12:30pm Velocipede (fiddle music) Public Landing
11:30am Build-a-Boat Parade and Race Harbor
11:30am Kayak trip to Curtis Island -3

Pre-registration advised. See Events page

Steamboat Landing
1:00pm Pirate skirmish Public Landing
1:00pm - 4:00pm Paper Moon (oldies music) Public Landing
1:30pm Kayak trip to Curtis Island -4

Pre-registration advised. See Events page

Steamboat Landing
1:39pm High Tide (harbor conditions)  
2:00pm - 4:00pm Schooner Open House Harbor
2:00pm Classic Yacht Model Maker Robert Eddy Camden Public Library
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pirate Finale Harbor Park
4:00pm Boat Parade Finale

See Events page for more information, rules and entry form

Harbor
7:30pm James Montgomery and the Nor'Easters Camden Opera House