Register your OHW event Now!
Please let us know if you or your organization/business will be having your annual event… or something new. Please download the attached form (or just type out the required info) and return via email or snail mail (72 Hatfield Road, Orrington, ME 04474) as soon as possible.
The sooner we have your information, the sooner we can promote it… and the more exposure your event will receive. Our marketing campaign utilizes our website, facebook, direct mail to all Orrington homes and businesses, local print media, TV and radio.
So many special events
all week long!
If you would like to schedule an event during Old Home Week, please download and fill out the form contact any of the Committee Members or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fields Pond Audubon Center is buzzing with activities on July 15!
Sign up for the Kirie Class!
Kirie (paper cut art) of Native Plants with Shizuka Snyder July 15, 2023 10 AM - 2 PM Cost: $45 member, $55 nonmember Maxim 12 participants register at https://maineaudubon.org/news/mec-category/greater-bangor/
Kirie is a type of traditional art form that became popular during the Edo period (1603-1867) in Japan. A Japanese instructor, Shizuka Snyder, will show you the process of Kirie from drawing to framing. The subject matter is the native plants in Maine. Participants will take home their own creations of native plants in glass frames. Let the beautiful native plants and this humble technique of Kirie connect you to your natural surroundings. This cost covers all the materials including participants’ glass- framed artwork!
Buy Native Maine Plants!
Native Plant Sale at Fields Pond with Andrew Tufts at Fields Pond Audubon Center July 15, 9 AM -2 PM.
Cost: Free! Register at https://maineaudubon.org/news/mec-category/greater-bangor/
Join Andrew Tufts af Fields Pond Audubon Center's Native Plant Sale. Andrew will discuss how each native plant on sale supports habitats of a variety of wildlife. A plant walk around the nature center will follow. Plants will be on sale throughout the day.
Join the Family Scavenger Hunt at Fields Pond! Hit the trails and join the hunt! Families will compete to complete a series of challenging and fun natural history tasks at the Fields Pond Audubon Sanctuary. July 15, 10 AM-2 PM. Free!
Orrington Trail Riders is sponsoring a Fundraiser Yard Sale on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 262 Long Hill Road in Orrington as part of the Endless Yard Sale event. We are raising money for a much needed new trail grooming machine. 100% of proceeds are going directly into the fund. Our community has been incredibly generous. Thank you in advance for your ongoing support.
The First United Methodist Church of Orrington, 14 Center Drive, will be holding an Inside Yard Sale, Friday, July 14 & Saturday, July 15 from 8 AM-2 PM. They will also be serving a grilled hot dog luncheon with potato salad, dessert and drinks for just $10.
Orrington Garden Club will have their annual Informational Display outside the Library on Saturday, July 15, from 10 AM- 2 PM.
Orrington Center Church, 468 Dow Road, will host their annual a free Ice Cream Social and Children's Day on Thursday, July 20, from 1-3 PM! Bring the whole family for an aftrnoon of fun: crafts, games and yummy ice cream!
Reigning Hope Ranch is excited to be part of Orrington's 2023 Old Home Week!
Having grown up in Orrington, the fine folks at Reigning Hope Ranch love and appreciate the support that the town has shown them over the past couple of years.
They will be participating in the Endless Yard Sale on Friday-Saturday, July 14-16. If anyone would like to donate items to the yard sale please contact email@example.com.
New this year will be their first 5K Run and 1-mile Family Walk/Run, July 22! Please check out www.reigninghoperanch.com for more information or register at www.webscorer.com and search Run for Hope!
What a fun time for all ages!
Stop the Bleed! Uncontrolled bleeding is the #1 cause of preventable death from trauma. The Acadia Chapter of EMS Roaddocs will be conducting two FREE first aid training sessions about what everyone should know to stop the bleeding after an injury. Citizens only need to attend one session. Sign up early as space is limited by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Orrington Fire & Rescue, 271 Center Drive.
East Orrington Congregational Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, will be hosting the following events for Old Home Week:
• Baked Bean Supper- Tuesday, July 18.
• Vacation Bible School, music themed "What the World Needs Now Is Love", Wed.-Fri., July 19-21,
9 AM - 3 PM. Before and after-care available. For grades K-8. Certified Teachers.
• Barbecue (Burgers, Hot Dogs, etc.) 5-8 PM, Friday, July 21.
• Outdoor Christian Concert (weather permitting) 7-10 PM, Friday, July 21.
King's Mountain RC will be at Perry's Flying Field, 32 Harrison Avenue, for their annual Old Home Week RC Expo on Sunday, July 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The flying and crawling will be spectacular! KM RC would also like to invite you to stop by their amazing shop on 521 S. Main Street in Brewer anytime during the week for a tour and to drive some cars and trucks on our indoor and outdoor tracks! How awesome is that?! Store hours are Tuesday-Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info, contact Bryan Hinson at email@example.com or 207-989-9602.
The Wicked Muddy Mainer will return on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at Thornton's Family Campground in Orrington! Test your endurance in a brand new, very muddy, 20 obstacle, obstacle course race! Create teams or go at it alone in this 120 acre pig pen of sweat and tears; where you never know what's waiting for you in the next challenge! The only thing here to be sure of, is that you won't come out clean! Register at www.thewickedmuddymainer.com