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Five things to do around Maine this weekend

Feel like sipping on some wine in Stetson or running a 5K in Freeport this weekend?
Credit: Rhonda Ferrara
Credit: Rhonda Ferrara

MAINE, USA —

Auburn

What: Dempsey Center's Fall Fest 

When: Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

Where: Auburn-Lewiston YMCA's Outdoor Learning and Education Center, 151 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME

This free event for the family offers relaxing walks and chair yoga as well as pumpkin carving. 

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Posted by Dempsey Center on Monday, October 11, 2021

Freeport

What: LL Bean Flannel 5K

When: Sunday, Oct. 17 at 9 a.m. 

Where: LL Bean, 95 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032 

Whether you run in the event or cheer on from the sidelines, join participants by wearing plaid and enjoying a post-race afterparty at the store. 

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Posted by Loco Races on Thursday, October 7, 2021

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Saco

What: The Phantom of the Opera at the Saco Drive-In

When: Saturday, Oct. 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Where: Saco Drive-In, 969 Portland Rd, Saco, ME 04072 

Watch the silent film to the pre-recorded music of Portland Municipal Organist James Kennerley. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and admission is $20 per car. 

Credit: Rob Nesbitt
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South Portland

What: Make your own cheeseboard

When: Saturday, Oct. 16, 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where: Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, 200 Gorham Rd Suite 1100A, South Portland, ME 04106

Woodworking experience is not required to make your own cheeseboard. This class costs $50 and you can sign up for it here

Just in time for holiday season! Make a beautiful cheese serving board at a Rockler store near you. You’ll learn to cut the board to size, use a router to form a decorative edge and apply finish. No woodworking experience necessary. Sign up for this class at Rockler.com/makeandtake

Posted by Rockler Woodworking and Hardware on Thursday, October 14, 2021

Stetson

What: 1st Annual Dragonfly Grape Stomp

When: Sunday, Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Dragonfly Farm & Winery, 1069 Mullen Rd, Stetson, ME 04488 

This event costs $50 which includes 15 minutes of grape stomping, a T-shirt, and
a glass of Dragonfly Wine.

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