Area Events

August 2018


OAA 67th Annual Art Auction

Saturday, August 4, 7 PM. Doors open 6 PM
Auctioneer Hap Moore will encourage your bid on paintings, graphics, photographs, and sculpture. All works are created by members of the Ogunquit Art Association.

September 2, 2018

Annual sandcastle contest, 10am on Ogunquit Main Beach.  207-646-5139.

September 2018


CAPRICCIO IS COMING! Ogunquit Performing Arts Celebrates Its 28th Annual Music Festival
September 7 to 10, 2018. Tickets Each Concert $18 advance / $20 door / $5 student / Festival Series Ticket $45 for 3 concerts
Tickets go on sale on this website beginning August 15th

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8th, 9th

31st Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival


The Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival is held in Wells, Maine, every September on the weekend after Labor Day. This prestigious, juried event brings many of New England’s finest artisans to exhibit their wares for thousands of browsers. Music and food round out the 2-day festival.

This year:

  • 120 Master Artisans
  • Thousands of One-of-a-Kind Gift Items
  • Incomparable Seaside Setting
  • More than $8,000 in Raffle Prizes
8th, 9th

30th Annual Summer Solstice Craft Show

September 8, 9

Come see the beautiful creations made by 70 + Maine and New England Artists and Crafters. 10:00am-4:00pm. Rain or shine. Wells Junior High School, 1470 Post Road(Rt 1), Wells. FREE Parking & Admission. To download and print application “CLICK HERE”. Follow us on Facebook:


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Capriccio Festival of Kites.  Free kites available to kids while they last.  Professional kite-fliers participate with huge colorful kites.  207-646-2261.


18th Annual Lobster Dash.  Five mile race on Ogunquit Beach.  9am.  Proceeds benefit local charities.


16th Annual Punkinfiddle Family Festival.  Autumn activities for the entire family.  207-646-4521.

October 2018


12th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Piano Festival

Fri, Oct 5Fri, Oct 12

$18 advance|$20 door|$5 student|series $30

This year’s Festival features the music of the master composers of Austria, Germany and France, as performed by two international artists, Boston’s Victor Rosenbaum on Friday, October 5th, and New York’s Sachiko Kato on Friday October 12th, both at 7:30 pm.

The Festival also includes an afternoon performance by Southern Maine’s finest young pianists in the Student Piano Recital,  Sunday, October 7th at 3:00 pm.  Admission to this performance is free.

The Festival honors the memory of Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham, founder and first chairperson of Ogunquit Performing Arts.  A pianist herself, Betty studied, performed and taught piano for most of her life.  She also saw to it that OPA acquired its spectacular Steinway Concert Model C Grand Piano, which still remains OPA’ greatest treasure.


15th Annual OgunquitFest.  Huge craft show, classic car show, Halloween themed events, High Heel Dash, and more.