Posts Tagged 'Fisherman’s Fest'

Fisherman’s Festival = Spring

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Fisherman’s Festival, despite being held in April, is always a really big deal here in the harbor. More then a display of local fisher-folk pride, the festival signifies spring, renewal and the return of friends and neighbors that have been elsewhere during the winter. Friends who were in the South all winter politely listen to to the rest of us (who were not so lucky) talk about how often it snowed, and how the snow piles were “all the way ...

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Spring. . .

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I usually do not “like” Facebook.

Although there are sometimes funny and even poignant communications going back and forth, I have a hard time with a computer application telling me what to do. That is Susan’s job, and Susan’s job alone.

I have no idea where this photo came from, but whoever did it, thanks from a grateful Maine.
Did you get all misty? I did.

If you live anywhere in the north, especially the northeast, you ...

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Fisherman’s Festival – 2011

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When I was a kid . . . (Cue gentle snoring).

Ahem. When I was a kid, we used to go visit my Great-Grandmother in Groton, VT for the annual Fall Festival. At the time I thought it was pretty hokey. They would have a parade, with the town’s single fire engine, kids with decorated bikes and ...

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Eating Out & Eating Outside

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I can’t vouch for the rest of the country, but here in New England (and especially in Maine), not only do we eat out alot, but we also eat outside alot. Sometimes we even eat alot outside, but that’s for another post, OK?

As soon as the snow melts, we’re looking for a picnic spot. I’m ...

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Boothbay Harbor Fisherman’s Festival

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This is a Lobster Crate race in Boothbay Harbor. Run until you fall in

April 24th, 25th & 26th right here in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.  Come and experience our own brand of harbor antics to herald in the start of spring and the beginning of the 2009 Fishing Season.

We’ll have Lobster Crate races, Trap hauling, Dory bailing, Tug of War, Fish Fry, the Miss Shrimp Pageant, and more!

Go to Welch House Inn Reservations to ...

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