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Events 2013

SUNDAY, MAY 19

GIANT ATLANTIC PUMPKIN PLANT GIVEAWAY & DERBY PUMPKIN PREVIEW
9:00 a.m.
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

VOLUNTEER GROWER WEIGH-OFF
7:00 a.m.
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta
Sponsored by Colby & Gale & Phillips Power Products

“HOW TO BUILD A DERBY-PUMPKIN” – TUTORIAL
9:00 a.m. Pumpkin Derby Pit Crew Tent
Cosponsored by Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep & The First Bancorp
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

GREAT PUMPKIN COMMONWEALTH (GPC) – OFFICIAL WEIGH-OFF  $10,000 Total Purse
7:00 a.m. drop-off for 10:00 a.m. event
Co-sponsored by Colby & Gale & Phillips Power Products
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta

“HOW TO BUILD A DERBY-PUMPKIN” – TUTORIAL
9:00 a.m. Pumpkin Derby Pit Crew Tent
Co-Sponsored by The First Bancorp & Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta

THURSDAY OCTOBER 10

GIANT PUMPKIN DEPLOYMENT
After 4:00 p.m.
Main Street, Damariscotta & Newcastle

PUMPKINSTOCK PUB CRAWL
6:00 p.m.
WMME 92 Moose Unaffiliated Event
Downtown Damariscotta/Newcastle

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

PUMPKINBOAT BUILDING
All Day Long
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta

GIANT PUMPKIN CARVING/PAINTING
All Day Long
Main Street, Damariscotta & Newcastle

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
7:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta

RIVER COMPANY’S “BLYTHE SPIRIT”
7:30 p.m.
River Company Unaffiliated Event
Skidompha Library, Damariscotta

THE PETERSON PROJECT (ACOUSTIC BLUES BAND)
9:00 p.m. (No Cover Charge)
Sponsored by Schooner Landing Restaurant & Marina Schooner Landing Restaurant
Main Street by the Bridge, Damariscotta

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

PUMPKINBOAT BUILDING
All Day Long
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta

GIANT PUMPKIN CARVING/PAINTING
All Day Long
Main Street, Damariscotta & Newcastle

COASTAL MAINE BOTANICAL GARDENS – HARVEST DISPLAYS
Boothbay
For more information, see: www.mainegardens.org
Unaffiliated Event

MAIN EASTERN RAILROAD’S “PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS”
For complete schedule of special stops, see: www.maineeasternrailroad.com

YMCA – ZOMBIE RUN
Registration 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. for 9:30 a.m. Event
Central Lincoln County YMCA, Damariscotta
For more information see: www.clcymca.org

CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR
9:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Skidompha Library.
184 Main Street, Damariscotta

INFOZONE (for NON-PROFITS)
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Colby & Gale Irving Service Station 105 Main Street, Damariscotta

BUSKERS & STREET PERFORMERS
10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Theater Street, Damariscotta

CHILDREN’S GAMES & ACTIVITIES
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Tidewater Telecom
Water Street, Damariscotta

PUMPKIN DESSERT CONTEST
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Drop Off Entries for Judging
1:30 p.m.
Results Announced/Samples Sold
Co-sponsored by King Arthur Flour & Hannaford Grocery
Skidompha Library
184 Main Street, Damariscotta

PUMPKIN DERBY “PIT CREW” – AXLE INSTALLATION
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cosponsored by Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep & The First Bancorp The First Bank - 223 Main Street, Damariscotta

DAMARISCOTTA PUMPKINFEST”S OFFICIAL “GIANT PUMPKIN PARADE”
2:15 p.m.
Main Street, Newcastle/Damariscotta

PUMPKIN PIE EATING CONTEST
Immediately after the Giant Pumpkin Parade
Sponsored by Yellowfront Grocery
Gallagher & Stein Parking Lot
181 Main Street, Damariscotta

PUMPKINSTOCK
4:00 – 10:00 p.m.
92 Moose & B98.5 & Kool AM
DRA Darrows Barn, Damariscotta
Unaffiliated Event

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
7:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta

RIVER COMPANY’S “BLYTHE SPIRIT”
7:30 p.m.
River Company Unaffiliated Event
Skidompha Library, Damariscotta

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

PUMPKIN PANCAKE BREAKFAST
7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the Wells Hussey American Legion Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Hall – Post 42
527 Upper Main Street, Damariscotta

UNDERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING
8:00 a.m. (per tides)
Sponsored by OceansWide, Inc.

THIRD ANNUAL “PUMPKIN DERBY”
8:30 a.m.
Cosponsored by The First Bancorp & Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep
Elm Street Plaza – Weatherbird Hill, Damariscotta

CHILDREN”S GAMES & ACTIVITIES
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Tidewater Telecom
Water Street, Damariscotta

“SPLASH DOWN” PUMPKIN HURL & CATAPULT COMPETITION
& THE PETERSON PROJECT

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Renys – A Maine Adventure
Bayview Road between Belvedere & Borland Hill Roads, Great Salt Bay, Nobleboro

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
2:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta

KID”S PUMPKIN “HUNT” and 180’ PUMPKIN “DROP”
3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Clark Farms & Quality Crane Services
Damariscotta River Association’s Round Top Farm 510 Main Street, Damariscotta

THE HORSESHOE CRABS (BLUES & ROCK)
3:00- 6.00 p.m.
Sponsored by Schooner Landing Restaurant & Marina Schooner Landing Restaurant
Main Street by the Bridge, Damariscotta

RIVER COMPANY’S “BLYTHE SPIRIT”
4:00 p.m.
River Company Unaffiliated Event
Skidompha Library, Damariscotta

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
7:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14

PUMPKINBOAT REGATTA
9:00 a.m. (per tides)
Sponsored by Down East Magazine
Damariscotta Harbor

KID’S FREE MATINEE MOVIE
1:00 p.m.
“The Lorax” PG
Sponsored by The Lincoln Theater
Limited seating on a “First Come” basis, no tickets required.
2 Theater Street, Damariscotta

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