The Wayne Community Church auction is back this summer, offered both online and as an in-house silent auction! The online auction begins on Friday, JULY 1st and runs through Saturday, JULY 9th. To bid for auction items online, go to waynechurchauction.com. Color photos are included with item descriptions. An opportunity to see and bid on the items in person will be offered at the Wayne Community Church, 22 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne, on the following dates and times: JULY 7th and 8th from 4 to 6 PM and JULY 9th from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Both online and in-person
20th Annual Summer Performing Arts Camp 8:00 am to 3:00 pm daily (including weekends) July 1-16 July 1 is registration: come between 8 and 12 to register and work a bit. Performance on the 16th. This program is free; it is a demanding pre-professional program in dance, singing, acting, fencing, and art. Ages 6-17. Teachers include: Russell Ferguson, Adrienne Hawkins, Braun Dapper, Hershey Bliss, Zakyia Watkins, Duggan Hill, and more. Call 207 778 9114 or text 617 543 9749 with any questions. COVID policy will depend on CDC guidelines and Franklin County transmission rates during the program.
Gold Leaf Senior College at UMF , art exhibit. The exhibit features 29 local artists/Goldleaf members working in acrylics,oils, photography, wood, glass and more. The exhibit will be at the Emery Art Center on the UMF campus. The opening reception will be on June 17th from 5-7PM. and will continue thru July 29th.
Enjoy a 3-day fly fishing experience led by our own Dr. Bill Richards, a Master Registered Maine Guide! Day 1: Introduction to the “Art of Fly Fishing” - A little history of the Rangeley Region. An overview of fly fishing equipment and its application. Demonstration of the “overhead cast” and proper body position, fly rod grip, and mechanics and begin to practice your skills with Coach Bill. Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Day 2: Student Practice Sessions - Coach will offer feedback and constructive tips to help improve and perfect your cast. Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Day 3: Guided
Friday Fire & Marshmallow Roast at the Base Area Fridays outside of the Fat Tire Mountain Bar behind the Saddleback Mountain Lodge from 5-8 p.m. Time 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission FREE Contact Email ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM On-line sign up: HTTPS://BIT.LY/3GBNQAR
Morning Flow Yoga With Carrol & Robert Saturday mornings from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Base Lodge at Saddleback Mountain Settle into a peaceful state and gentle flow with this beginner-level yoga class at Saddleback. Morning Flow Class is designed with appropriate asanas (postures) to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. This one-hour class will help prepare you to joyfully tackle pursuits of the day. Robert and Carol Patenaude co-teach the Saturday Morning Flow series. They completed their 500-hour yoga teacher training together. They are also Reiki Masters and own and operate a generational family dental practice. Robert has a BA in
Free Kids' Nature Walk Saturdays 2-4 p.m. Join us on our Kids Nature Walk through the South Branch section of Saddleback Mountain in Rangeley, Maine. Kids can begin to explore the Maine woods and learn about the amazing ecosystem we have here. This fun activity includes learning about the different plants, bugs, moss, fungi and so much more while fully immersed, at no cost! This activity is free, but we ask you to sign up ahead of time so we can anticipate group size. Click this link to sign up: HTTPS://BIT.LY/3WZ1IPD Questions? Contact Saddleback Outdoor Programs at (207)-864-5671 or email ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM.
Saddleback Lake Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Trips Saturday Evenings 5-7 p.m. Join the Saddleback Outdoor Programs team for sunset SUP on Saddleback Lake on Saturday evenings this summer. Come take a paddle on the lake that provides endless views of the mountain, and great opportunities to see some wildlife up close! Cost: $45 To sign up, click the link this link: HTTPS://BIT.LY/3LRVL9M or email ADVENTURES@SADDLEBACKMAINE.COM.
On Sunday July 3rd, the park will come to life with activities, food and entertainment for all ages, all provided by our area nonprofit organizations. This will be a true family day packed with fun. Festivities begin at 10:00 AM with the Children’s Doll Carriage Parade on Main Street and the Duck Race on Haley Pond, and go out with a bang as the fireworks get underway at dusk. Visitors will enjoy food, live entertainment, games, demonstrations and more - including Rangeley's Great American Dog Parade - all in the splendor of the picturesque lakeside park. The Chamber's online auction will
Sunday Morning Common Loon Paddles on Saddleback Lake Sunday mornings 8:30-10:30 a.m. Take a guided kayak trip with NICK LEADLEY to observe loons of the Rangeley Lakes Region. Nick is a specialized bird photographer and loon enthusiast. He has been photographing common loons and native wildlife for 20 years plus. He prides himself in sharing the splendors of the Rangeley Region, including its native inhabitants and fauna. Guests must arrive 20 minutes prior to their scheduled activity time. Open to ages 9+. Max of 6 per trip. Meet at the base lodge at the Guest Services Desk 20 minutes before start time. For
Hatha Yoga with Kristina Sunday mornings from 10-11 a.m. at the Base Lodge Meaning “Sun-Moon”, Hatha Yoga aims to bring together opposites in your life and create balance. Breathwork and postures work to align your body and allow energy to flow freely. This class is offered on Sunday mornings at the Saddleback Lodge. If the weather permits, some classes will be held on the deck. Kristina has been practicing yoga since 2007 and completed yoga teacher training through Boston Yoga School in 2016. By guiding students through their asana practice in a fun and thoughtful way, Kristina hopes to share
Sunday Geocaching Sundays from 10 AM - 12 PM Enjoy a Sunday Funday outdoors for the kids! Geocaching has finally made it to Saddleback Mountain. Geocaching uses GPS and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches" or "caches" at specific, marked locations. Come drop the kids off for an exciting treasure hunt! Geocaching is a great activity to get outside, explore the Maine woods, and find some cool souvenirs to bring home. There are quite a few boxes hidden all around the mountain, see if you can find them! Child drop-off location will be the deck at