Fort Kent Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary, 2019
Fort Kent's 150th anniversary has daily events, with all kinds of activities lined for Thursday, August 8th. Take a look at the schedule below and join the fun as Fort Kent celebrates 150 years.
9am-7pm: Blockhouse Open to the Public
11am-7pm: Spaghetti Meal – Martin Klein Post 133 American Legion Hall (411 West Main) $8/meal (includes garlic bread, coleslaw & dessert)
12pm: Fort Kent Blockhouse Levee Extension Project Ribbon Cutting – Fort Kent Blockhouse
12pm: Charlemagne – Fort Kent Senior Center (20 Pine Street) Admission $2
12pm-4pm: Fort Kent Historical Society Train Station & Thibodeau Visitor Center Open
12pm-5pm: Fort Kent Public Library Used Book Sale – Library Basement, Fill a bag for $1
4pm-9pm: CanAm Pub Crawl – First Mile Brewing Co. (28 Market Street) Purchase a pub crawl glass at the Town Office or Chamber of Commerce. Bring it to the 1st Mile Brewing Co. with the Thursday night coupon that comes with the glass to get $1 off beer. Sponsored by the Acadia Federal Credit Union.
4:30pm-6pm: Fort Kent Boy Scouts & Lions Club Annual Chicken BBQ – Riverside Park - Includes: ½ chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, chef salad, roll, strawberry shortcake and beverage - $10/meal. Call 834-3866 for ticket availability.
6pm: Bingo - Fort Kent Senior Center (20 Pine Street) - Doors open at 4:30pm
6pm-10pm: Beer Garden – Riverside Park – Full Bar/Cash Only, Sponsored by Sodexo, Music by French Toast – 6pm-9pm
6:30pm-9pm: Cornhole Tournament – Riverside Park, Sponsored by the Fort Kent Lion’s Club
6:30pm-9:30pm: Century Theater $5 Bargain Thursday (13 Hall Street)
6:30pm: The Lion King (Rated PG * 1h 58m)
7pm: Fast & Furious Presents-Hobbs & Shaw (Rated PG-13 * 2h 15m)
Aa part of Fort Kent’s anniversary this year, the Muskie Derby is happening August 9-11 & the Ploye Festival also starts the 9th.
Friday Preview: Northern Maine Medical Center is sponsoring a community fun day from noon to 3. The event is free and open to all. Bring the whole family for face painting, a scavenger hunt, laser tag, a bouncy house and lots more! They'll have free refreshments and prizes! Friday from noon to 3 at Riverside Park in Fort Kent.