In Maine, Summer School is Not Just for Kids
Overnight camps for boys and girls have long been popular summer destinations in Maine. The state is also known for unique and popular summer learning schools for adults where students can learn or fine tune their skills in a variety of areas. Here are just a few learning opportunities for adults:
Where are the best beaches in Maine for sea glass hunters?
Tidepool treasures and sand dollars are fun, but pieces of tumble-worn sea glass are the star finds of Maine beachcombers.
The beaches of Peaks Island in Casco Bay, Fish Beach on Monhegan Island and Mackerel Cove on Bailey Island are dependable sea glass destinations.
SpringPoint Beach in South Portland provides a lighthouse view, while LincolnvilleBeach and Lubec’s Mowry Beach are promising stretches of sand away from crowds.
For more information about Maine’s summer events and activities, go to www.visitmaine.com.
What’s New & Unique
Leave the Ear Buds at Home for New Road Race
The inaugural Bands on the Run Half Marathon and 5K on June 24 will feature six live bands on courses through downtown Lewiston and Auburn. Each race course will take runners and walkers along roads, recreational trails and bridges to the finish line at a riverside park.
New Fall Balloon Festival Downeast
The first Bold Coast Balloon Festival is set to launch Oct. 5-6 in Machias. As many as 30 hot air balloons are expected for the gathering at the MachiasValley Airport which will give visitors a new way to observe the fall foliage colors and blueberry fields of the region.