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Events 2014

SUNDAY, MAY 18

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

VOLUNTEER GROWER WEIGH-OFF
7:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy, and Seawicks Candle Co.
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta

“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 5

GREAT PUMPKIN COMMONWEALTH (GPC) – OFFICIAL WEIGH-OFF  $10,000 Total Purse
7:00 a.m. drop-off for 10:00 a.m. event
Sponsored by Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy, and Seawicks Candle Co.
Pinkham’s Plantation – 431 Biscay Road, Damariscotta

THURSDAY OCTOBER 9

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

MOVIE “Vertigo”
7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by The Lincoln Theater – Damariscotta

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

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

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

MAIN EASTERN RAILROAD’S “PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS”
1:50 p.m.  Arrival in Newcastle
4:20 p.m. Departure from Newcastle
For complete schedule, see: www.maineeasternrailroad.com

MOVIE “Rear Window”
7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by The Lincoln Theater, 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 11

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

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

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

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

CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR
10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Skidompha Library.
184 Main Street, Damariscotta

KID’S ZONE
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Tidewater Telecom
Water Street, Damariscotta

KID’S FUN RUN
10:30 a.m.
Central Lincoln County YMCA, Damariscotta
For more information see: www.clcymca.org

PUMPKIN DESSERT CONTEST
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Drop Off Entries for Judging
1:15 p.m. Results Announced/Samples Sold
Co-sponsored by King Arthur Flour & Crissy’s Breakfast & Coffee Bar
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

MAIN EASTERN RAILROAD’S “PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS”
12:15 p.m. & 1:50 p.m.  Arrival in Newcastle
For complete schedule, see: www.maineeasternrailroad.com

UNDERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING
Sponsored by Oceanwide, Inc
Damariscotta Harbor

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

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

MAIN EASTERN RAILROAD’S “PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS”
4:20 p.m. Departure from Newcastle
For complete schedule, see: www.maineeasternrailroad.com

MOVIE “Vertigo”
7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by The Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta

MUSIC “Will & Doug” (Acoustic Guitar)
8:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Newcastle Publick House, Newcastle
(Unaffiliated Event)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12

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

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

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

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Renys – A Maine Adventure
Bayview Road between Belvedere & Borland Hill Roads, Great Salt Bay, Nobleboro
NO PARKING AT EVENT. PLEASE USE SHUTTLE.
Shuttle sponsored by Camden National Bank

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

BUSKERS & STREET PERFORMERS
10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Theater Street, Damariscotta

MAIN EASTERN RAILROAD’S “PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS”
12:15 p.m. & 1:50 p.m. Arrival in Newcastle
For complete schedule, see: www.maineeasternrailroad.com

KID”S PUMPKIN “HUNT” and 180’ PUMPKIN “DROP”
3:15 p.m. & 4:00 p.m
Music by the Nikki Hunt Band

Sponsored by Clark Farms & Quality Crane Services & Rising Tide Community Market
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

MAIN EASTERN RAILROAD’S “PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS”
4:20 p.m. Departure from Newcastle
For complete schedule, see: www.maineeasternrailroad.com

MOVIE “Rear Window”
7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by The Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13

KID’S ZONE 
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Tidewater Telecom
Water Street, Damariscotta

KID’S FREE MATINEE MOVIE “It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”
11:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by The Lincoln Theater
Limited seating on a “First Come” basis, no tickets required.
2 Theater Street, Damariscotta

MAIN EASTERN RAILROAD’S “PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS”
12:15 p.m. & 1:50 p.m.  Arrival in Newcastle
For complete schedule, see: www.maineeasternrailroad.com

PUMPKINBOAT REGATTA
1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Colby & Gale & Phillips Power Products & Sysco Northern New England
Damariscotta Harbor

MAIN EASTERN RAILROAD’S “PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS”
4:20 p.m. Departure from Newcastle
For complete schedule, see: www.maineeasternrailroad.com