If you want to do something ‘local’ on your trip, you have lots of great options. Here are some of our favorites:

Go To A Farmers Market

Summer is the best time for locally grown and organic fruits and vegetables, delicious homemade blueberry pies and much more. Visit a local farmers market nearby. www.getrealmaine.com/page/Farmers-Markets

The Bar Harbor Town Band has talented musicians performing in the heart of Bar Harbor. Bring a picnic and stay for the show.

The Bar Harbor Town Band has talented musicians performing in the heart of Bar Harbor. Bring a picnic and stay for the show.

Check Out The Bar Harbor Historical Society Museum

A great “rainy day” activity, the museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and offers free admission. www.barharborhistorical.org

Watch The Nationally Recognized Town Band

119 years old, the Bar Harbor Town Band performs a variety of musical genre Monday and Thursday evenings in July starting at 8:00pm. www.townband.org

Check Out An Outdoor Movie

Seaside Cinema Bar Harbor: Every Wednesday night from July 12th through August 16th the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce and Reel Pizza will show family-friendly outdoor movies in Agamont Park, located right in downtown Bar Harbor. www.barharborinfo.com/Events/Summer-Family-Film-Series

Movies at the Marina Northeast Harbor: Head down to the Marina for an evening of free family fun. Outdoor movies run Thursday evenings at dusk from July 6th to August 24.
JULY 6: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
JULY 13: GHOST BUSTERS
JULY 20: JUMANJI
JULY 27: FEVER PITCH
AUGUST 3: HARRY POTTER/SORCERER’S STONE
AUGUST 10: 101 DALMATIANS
AUGUST 17: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
AUGUST 24: SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE

Enjoy checking out some of the local events and check out the rest of the blog to see posts about events, hikes, and more!

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