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28th Annual Friendship Day

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FRIENDSHIP, Maine — Saturday, July 23, 10:30am – Lobster Boat Races- Come cheer on the fastest working lobster boats in the Harbor!

7 p.m. – Friendship Infamous Variety Show- Hahn Community Center. Contact Liz @ 790-2957

Friday, July 29- Seafood Chowdah Contest- Masonic Hall. People’s Choice for the Best Friendship Seafood Chowdah! Come, enjoy and vote!

Saturday-July 30, 28th Annual Friendship Day to benefit the ambulance service starts with the 18th Annual 1& 5K Road Races for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Registration at the Advent Church parking lot at 6:30 am.

Saturday-July 30, 28th Annual Friendship Day

7 a.m. – 9th Annual Pancake Breakfast – at the Advent Church with plain or blueberry pancakes, sausage, juice, etc.

8:30 a.m. -vBake & Craft tables-crafters, call Penny at 832-6089.

Saturday-July 30, 28th Annual Friendship Day

9 a.m. – Marine Touch Tank at the Lobster Conservancy. Presentation on Lobsters.

10 a.m. – Parade-“Friendship-The Sea…We eat from it, we work it, we paint it, we play in it.” Dedicated to our Town, the embodiment of this years theme. Our grand Marshall is Sally Roberts, the keeper of our Town’s Boston Cane. Antique & classic cars, historical displays, chorus groups, bands, bicycles, horses and floats are welcome to join us. Contact Wanda at 832-7207.

11 a.m. – Arts/photo/sculpture displays, St George Carriage Rides, Children’s events, games and activities, “The Great Stephan”, concession stands, Famous Friendship Fire Dept Lobster Rolls, Midcoast Community Band, Jim Loney and Kat Logan.

Saturday-July 30, 28th Annual Friendship Day

1  p.m. -  Auction in the Hahn Center Contact Joel Fearn at 832-7644/354-7036

5  p.m. – Chicken BBQ-For pre-orders contact Susie Simmons at 354-2105

5:30  p.m. -  Coed Adult pick up softball game at the town field

9 pm: Fireworks in the harbor at 9pm. Come by boat or by land. Rain Date Sunday, July 31.

Sunday, July 31, 28th Annual Friendship Day

10 a.m. -  Open Community Musical Service under the tent, hosted by both churches –Everybody is welcome to join us.

Noon – 2nd Annual Art in the Big Tent- Over 20 local and Midcoast artists showcasing their paintings and works. Food available from the Fire Dept.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Kathy MacLeod

Telephone Number: (207)832-9989

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Email: eann@bbwire.com