Posted on: July 14th, 2015 by Ray Deleo
Bed and Breakfast Maine namely the Atlantic Birches Inn an Old Orchard Beach Inn would like to inform you of one of our favorite events of the year the Yarmouth Clam Festival 50th year annual tradition, which comes alive this Friday July 17, 2015 it provides a sense of seasonal timekeeping; for others, a centerpiece for homecoming gatherings; and for others, a reconnection with the pleasure of basic hometown charm.
This annual festival boasts lots of clams for eating, fireworks, competitions musical
performances, , arts and crafts. A juried craft show on the NYA Lawn offers a selection of handmade crafts in every price range created by more than 140 artisans. This show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans for all price ranges.
Free Entertainment is provided all weekend at four locations: the Entertainment Tents at North Yarmouth Academy, on Memorial Green, on the Library Lawn and the Serendipity Stage on the First Parish Church Lawn.
Music on The Lawn
Art Show & Sale Under the Oaks on the Library Lawn. View original works from the best artists in Maine and from away. Browse the show under three Maine State Champion Oak Trees, the largest known living members of each species in Maine. Friday 10am- 5pm, Saturday 10am-7pm and Sunday 10am-5pm.
Posted on: December 28th, 2011 by Ray Deleo
New York has the Polar Bear Plunge, Maryland the Penguin Plunge, California the Polar Plunge, North Carolina the Dolphin Plunge, South Carolina the Pelican Plunge and Old Orchard Beach Maine has the Lobster Dip Sponsored by the Portland Rugby Club. 207-879-0489.
No Double Dippers
Watch or join in as over 500 participants who have raised a minimum of $100.00 in pledges, to be turned in on Dip day as they dip into the chilly forty degree water of the Atlantic Ocean in front of the BReuswick Hotel in Old Orchard Beach ME., at Noon sharp on Sunday January 1st New year day, to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Maine.
For those who are not lobster dippers, there is an area on the beach for those referred to as “Chicken Dippers” who wish to take part in raising funds for the great cause but are too chicken to take a dip in the cool ocean waters.
Wear something on your feet into the water! Costumes are optional. Bring a robe/blanket/beach towel to wrap yourself in after you come out of the water, showers/changing rooms are available nearby. Post Dip Party with free food, cash bar, live music & football inside the Brunswick at the Oceanside Grille, Registration starts at 10 AM – come early as you may have to park a distance away from the event.