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Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park – 50th Anniversary Celebration

September 10, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

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Celebrate all you love about Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park with us from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, 2023. The event includes activities and crafts for children, games for all ages, ranger talks, and a concert. Special appearances include a children’s book reading by author Laura Lander, remembrances by the Smith family about their gift to the state of Maine, and John Bear Mitchell, a citizen of Penobscot Nation and Lecturer of Wabanaki Studies at U-Maine, Orono will present Heritage of the Land, and Storytelling, and the closing concert by Jud Caswell. The park will have a special admission fee of 50 cents per car. We extend a special thank you to the Maine Beer Company for sponsoring this event. FMI: (207) 865-4465, the park. Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park is 5 minutes from downtown Freeport on Wolf Neck Road. www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods

The 50th-anniversary celebration of Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park continues with a concert on Sunday, September 10, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. by Maine Country Music Hall of Fame musicians Ken and Jane Brooks, Ronnie Chase, and Paul Main! Come dance on the lawn and bring a lawn chair to join us under the shelter to hear a great mix of folk, bluegrass, gospel, and classic country. This concert will take place rain or shine. Free with regular park admission rate: $1.00 for ages 5-11, $4.00 for Maine residents ages 12-64, $6.00 for nonresidents ages 12-64, $2.00 for nonresidents 65 and older; persons under 5 and Maine residents 65 and older are free. Please help us thank our sponsors, the Freeport Oyster Bar, Harraseeket Inn, and Derosier’s, with your patronage.

Cost: September 9 = 50 cents per car. September 10 = regular park admission rate: $1.00 for ages 5-11, $4.00 for Maine residents ages 12-64, $6.00 for nonresidents ages 12-64, $2.00 for nonresidents 65 and older; persons under 5 and Maine residents 65 and older
Co-Sponsor: Sept. 9 = Maine Beer Company. September 10 = Freeport Oyster Bar, Harraseeket Inn, and Derosier’s

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park
426 Wolf Neck Road,
Freeport, Maine 04032
(207) 865-4465
maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods

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