Here's a calendar of upcoming events to celebrate and participate in to honor Bowdoinham's 250th Anniversary-

This is currently a tentative schedule of upcoming events- as plans become concrete, we'll provide you with more details right here.

Bowdoinham 250th Anniversary Proposed Calendar:

December 2, 2011-February 11, 2012: Exhibit at MerryMeeting Arts Center: “Ice and Smelt: Winter on Merrymeeting Bay”.
This exhibit previews the Ice Cutting-Smelt Fishing Festival the arts center will host on February 4, 2012 as
part of the yearlong celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Town of Bowdoinham. Works in the exhibit
address the themes of ice and smelt and how winter affects Merrymeeting Bay. You can read the press release here if you'd like.

Jan 2012: Ongoing: “Ice and Smelt: Winter on Merrymeeting Bay” Merrymeeting Arts Center

February 4th, 2012: Smelt/Ice cutting Festival, BEST BEARD Contest!

March 2012 Bowdoinham Maple Sunday

April 7th, 2012 Town Clean-up to include Cemeteries

May 2012  Bowdoinham Plant Sale/Historical Plants and Gardens Exhibits

June 23, 2012 ***4th of July Chicken BAR-B-Q***
In collaboration with Red, White & Blue Festival

July 2012

Aug 2012

Sept 2012 CELEBRATE Bowdoinham 250
3 day event September 14, 15, 16
Parade, Festival, Road races etc. **Fireman’s Rally

Oct 2012

Nov 2012 Veteran’s Day – History Day Celebration

Dec 2012