Annual Patriots Day Weekend Celebration

Location:36 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME 03907 (Map)

Please join us April 11-13, 2014! 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Easter falling on the actual Patriots Day weekend in 2014, our celebration has been moved to the previous weekend.

The Beach Bazaar is now filled. For a list of participating vendors, scroll to the end of the "Read More" section.


*Please note, the Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to refuse admission to any vendor for any reason.


THANK YOU TO OUR 2014 PATRIOTS DAY SPONSORS:

Title Sponsor:
KENNEBUNK SAVINGS BANK

Premier Sponsor:
WEEKLY SENTINEL

Official Sponsor:
HANSON GROUP: GORGES GRANT HOTEL, JUNIPER HILL INN, THE MILESTONE

Associate Sponsor:
OGUNQUIT BAPTIST CHURCH

Supporting Sponsor:
ANIMAL INSTINCT
MOON OVER MAINE
PERKINS & PERKINS FINE WINE & GIFTS
REVELATIONS GIFT SHOP

SPARHAWK RESORT
CLIFF HOUSE RESORT & SPA
BLACK BOAR INN


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE AMERICAN PIE CONTEST"

FIRST PLACE: York-Ogunquit Storage Solutions Staff - "Tarte Spangled Banner Pie"

SECOND PLACE: Sue and Emma Godel - "Purple Heart Pie"

THIRD PLACE: Jennifer Walker - "Coconut Cream Pie"

FOURTH PLACE: M. E. Curley / D. B. Bostoorf

READ MORE FOR THE 2014 SCHEDULE

24th Annual PATRIOTS DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (all events subject to change)

Friday, April 11, 2014

9:00am-5:00pm: LIBRARY BOOK SALE (Ogunquit Memorial Library) Used book sale, with proceeds to fund the Ogunquit Memorial Library.

7:15pm-7:45pm: HISTORICAL RE-ENACTMENT: 1801 PARTY AT DOLLEY MADISON'S HOUSE (downstairs at the Ogunquit Baptist Church, 157 Shore Road) This short play will focus on the roles of women in early 19th century American society, as well as the political shenanigans of the day.

8:00pm: FIFE AND DRUM CONCERT (upstairs at the Ogunquit Baptist Church, 157 Shore Road) Learn about our colonial heritage of song as the Patriot Fife and Drum Duo play traditional songs and teach us about the instruments themselves and the signals revolutionary fifers and drummers gave to the soldiers in the heat of battle.

Saturday, April 12, 2014         

9:00am – 4:00pm: BEACH BAZAAR (at the Kennebunk Savings Bank tents on the Main Beach parking lot) Over 50 vendors will sell their wares under the tent! You may find yourself shopping beside or from one of our historical personages.

9:00am-5:00pm: OGUNQUIT MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOOK SALE (Ogunquit Memorial Library)

9:00am-2:00pm: ABC SALE (Ogunquit Museum of American Art) ABS stands for art, books, and collectibles from the museum, the museum shop, and from donated gifts.

9:30am  - 10:30am: COLONIAL CHILDREN’S GAMES AND CRAFTS (Ogunquit Fire Station, School Street) Play games from the colonial era, and make your own to take home and play later! Make your own Bilbo Catcher, Button Whirligig, or Toothpick Top, then learn how they work. Learn about the crafts of the colonial times, then make your own doll of rags or yarn.

10:00am-3:30pm: HISTORICAL FIGURE TREASURE HUNT Collect signatures of all of our historic characters. Return your book for inspection to the Chamber table at the Beach Bazaar to be entered to win a great prize! See the list of available figures. They may be seen throughout town, but will also be available in specific locations at specific times. Historical characters courtesy of Ogunquit’s unparalleled residents.

10:00am – 3:00pm: OGUNQUIT STOCKS, AND MORE PHOTO OPS (Main Beach Parking Lot) Photo opportunities for the whole family! Don’t worry, the stocks don’t lock, but they will be available all weekend for photo opportunities. Another fun photo opportunity available with a life-size cut-out stand-up where you can take a photo of yourself dressed in old-time bathing suits, or as Uncle Sam!

10:00am – 3:00pm: HAY RIDES (Main Beach Parking Lot. Weather permitting.) $5 per person.

10:30-11:00am: CARDING AND SPINNING DEMONSTRATION (Ogunquit Fire Station, School Street) Learn how the colonial women made yarn from wool. Marcia MacDonald will bring wool from her alpacas and explain to us the steps needed to turn that wool into clothing. (Marcia will be selling her finished goods under the craft tent at the beach.)

11:00am: AMERICAN PIE CONTEST (downstairs at the Dunaway Center, 23 School Street) Submit one home-made pie in an "American" flavor to our "celebrity judges". Pies will be judged during Taste of the Town in the following categories: theme, appearance, and taste. The grand prize winner will receive $50 in Gift of Ogunquit gift certificates, and the recipe will be featured in the next edition of our Ogunquit cookbook. Of course the best prize is the bragging rights for having made the best pie in Ogunquit! Winners will be announces after Taste of the Town.

11:00am – 2:00pm: “TASTE OF THE TOWN” (Dunaway Center, 23 School Street) A variety of area restaurants will serve up their special dishes for you to try out! Buy tickets at the door or ahead of time under the tent at the beach!

NEW THIS YEAR: You can choose to eat only at the Taste of the Town at the Dunaway Center, or buy an expanded "Touring Taste of the Town" ticket to experience other restaurants at their establishments as well. Tickets for the traditional event at the Dunaway Center are $10.  As of press time, restaurants at the Taste of the Town include: Bessie's / Fresh, Clay Hill Farm, Cornerstone Artisanal Pizza, East, Feile Irish Restaurant, Jake's Seafood, Jonathan's Restaurant, Mekhong Thai, That Place in Ogunquit, and Village Food Market. Tickets for "Touring Taste of the Town" are $15, and include admission to the event at the Dunaway Center as well as tasting portions at the following establishments during their business hours on Saturday and Sunday: Annie's Irish Pub, backyard coffeehouse & eatery, Bread & Roses Bakery, Five-O Shore Road, Jackie's Too, Jake's Seafood, Post Road Tavern, Roost Cafe & Bistro, Rose Cove Restaurant.

11:15-11:45pm: CARDING AND SPINNING DEMONSTRATION (Ogunquit Fire Station, School Street) Learn how the colonial women made yarn from wool. Marcia MacDonald will bring wool from her alpacas and explain to us the steps needed to turn that wool into clothing. (Marcia will be selling her finished goods under the craft tent at the beach.)

2:00pm: BAKING IN THE COLONIAL KITCHEN & TRADITIONAL CRAFT DEMONSTRATIONS (Black Boar Inn, 277 Main Street) Check out the authentic colonial cooking fireplace in this historic home and learn about bread baking in colonial times. We will be using the home's beehive oven ... will the bread we bake be as good as modern packaged bread? Traditional craft demonstrations will also be featured, such as quilting with Michelle Knight of Knight's Quilt Shop,  as well as the fine art of local artist Virginia Souza.

2:00-5:00pm: WINE & SWEET TASTING (Village Food Market, 230 Main Street)

3:00-6:00pm: WINE & OLIVE OIL TASTINGS (Perkins & Perkins Wine & Cheese Shop, 478 Main Street) Sample great wines for spring and perfect for Easter dinner, as well as infused olive oils from Cucina Aurora - a great new product with a variety of uses.

6:30-11:00pm: YOUTH ENRICHMENT CENTER ANNUAL FUNDRAISER GALA (Ramsdell-Rogers Function Facility, 9 Hannaford Drive, York) Join the Youth Enrichment Center for a fun-filled evening to help support a great organization for children. hors d'oeuvres, food stations, desserts, silent auction, live auction, raffles. Live music. $40 per person. FMI: 207-361-1385 or hilton-winnfarm.org.

7:00pm: IRISH TRADITIONAL FOLK MUSIC (Annie's Irish Pub, 369 Main Street).

8:00pm: ROCK BOTTOM LIVE CLASSIC ROCK MUSIC (Feile Irish Restaurant, 1619 Post Road, Wells).

9:00pm: ALL TOGETHER NOW BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND (Jonathan's Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit) Reservation required. Tickets available online at jonathansrestaurant.com.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

10:00am – 3:00pm: BEACH BAZAAR (at the Kennebunk Savings Bank tent at the Main Beach parking lot) See Saturday description.

10:00am – 3:00pm: OGUNQUIT STOCKS, AND MORE PHOTO OPS (Main Beach Parking Lot) Photo opportunities for the whole family! Don’t worry, the stocks don’t lock, but they will be available all weekend for photo opportunities. Another fun photo opportunity available with a life-size cut-out stand-up where you can take a photo of yourself dressed in old-time bathing suits or as Uncle Sam!

10:00am – 3:00pm: HAY RIDES (Main Beach Parking Lot. Weather permitting.) $5 per person.

12:00pm: PATRIOTIC POOCH PAGEANT AND FASHION SHOW (Liquid Dreams parking lot, 696 Main Street. Weather permitting.) Dress your dog in costume, or just come to watch the show! Two costume categories: Patriotic (red, white, and blue) and Favorite American (any Abe Lincoln wannabe’s out there?) Prizes will be awarded for most patriotic costume and best costume impersonation. Animal Welfare Society will be there to feature some of their adoptable dogs.

12:00pm: CUB SCOUT DUCK RACE (Ogunquit River) Buy your tickets for the Duck Race under the tent prior to the race. You need not be present to win.

Company                                 Website                                                  Merchandise

Amalia Rita Designs                www.amaliarita.etsy.com                 jewelry

Amy's Creations                                                                                     sand dollar items, paint-a-shell kits

Annette LaGace                                                                                     jewelry, seaglass soap, hair wraps

Art by Lisa                                                                                               paintings on canvas & wood blocks

Blarney Stone Pottery            www.blarneystonepottery.com     pottery

Calli b                                                                                                       jewelry

Central Maine Woodcraft                                                                    solid wood cutting boards & trivets

Copper Moon Studio              www.thecoppermoonstudio.com  jewelry

Cub Scout Pack #356                              

D Sullivan Photography          www.dsullivanphotography.com   photography

Dasken Designs                       www.daskendesigns.com                  stained glass goods

Decorative Dames                  www.decorativedames.com             paper crafts and sewn items

Designs by Jackie O                                                                                sealed flowers in frames, scarves

Diane Chapruet                                                                                       sunglasses, hats, sweats, tees

Ed Conroy                                www.puzzledanimals.com                 hardwood puzzles

Eileen Sopyla                                                                                          cloth wall hangings, kitchen linens,  slate

Epoca                                                                                                        jewelry

Fresh                                       www.freshharvestinajar.com              low sugar jams and jellies, scone mix

G Treasures                                                                                             blown glass, mother of pearl

Garden Clayworks                                                                                  ceramic garden accents

Grand New Flag                    www.grandnewflag.com                     American flags, poles, brackets

Great Works Regional Land Trust                         

Guilday Glass                           www.guildayglass.biz                        stained glass items

Gunther's Goodies!                www.gunthersgoodies.com             gourmet dog treats

Hemlock Springs Soaps         www.hemlockspringssoaps.com     handcrafted soaps, lotions, salts, lip balms

Hoist Away Bags                   www.hoistawaybags.com                   recycled sailcloth bags

Inspired With Love                                                                                pillow case dresses, tie dye accessories

Jane & Steve Ward                www.potterybyjaneward.com          pottery

Jax Real Maine                        www.jaxrealmaine.com                    photos on canvas

Jim O'Reilly Photography     www.jimoreillyphoto.com                 ceramic tile photo coasters
Joseph Cousins Studio          www.josephcousins.com                   watercolors and acrylics

Kemorox                                                                                                  jewelry

Lakonia Greek Products       www.lakoniagreekproducts.com      Greek olive oil, olives, dressings, herbs

Linda Cronin                                                                                            original folk art paintings

Long Plains Alpacas             www.lanaplantae.com                         alpaca yarn & handmade goods

Maine Homestead                www.mainehomesteadfarm.com     pickles, jam, jelly, relish

Maine Made Photos               www.mainemadephotos.com          photographic art, giclee

Marbled Art Essentials          www.marbledartessentials.com       silk infinity scarves and hats

Medicine Wheel Herbals      www.medicinewheelherbals.com    herbal infused soap, body butter, lotions

Northwood Naturals             www.northwoodnatural.com            organic soaps, lotions, creams, salt scrubs

Ogunquit Rotary Club                            

Ogunquit Soap Co.                                                                                 handcrafted soaps, lip balm, moisturizer

Ogunquit Women's Club                       

Origami Owl                          www.jennwayboer.origamiowl.com  jewelry

Periwinkle Designs               www.periwinkleshells.com                  shell wreaths, driftwood hangers

Rock Garden Pottery           www.rockgardenpottery.com              pottery

Royal Towne Fudge                                                                                 homemade fudge, country signs

Runa Couture                                                                                          bags, ponchos, sweaters

Sawdust Sisters                                                                                      dog and cat birdhouses

Scentsy                                   www.lisahart.scentsy.us                      warmers, plugins, wax 

Seaside Treasures                                                                                  antiques, collectibles, linens

Shining Tiara                                                                                           jewelry

Shore Décor                                                                                            wood-burned furniture, wreaths, cribbage boards

Silpada Designs                     www.mysilpada.com/cheryl.ahearn  sterling silver jewelry

Silver Teardrops                    www.etsy.com/silverteardrops          crochet necklaces and other jewelry

Susan Gallant                                                                                         items made from vintage silverware

TB Pots                                   www.stonewarebytbpots.etsy.com    stoneware dinnerware

The Silver Seashell                                                                                 sterling silver jewelry inlaid with seashells

Unique Seaglass Collections                                                                  seaglass windchimes, fused glass items

Windows by Lisa                    www.windowsbylisa.blogspot.com    vintage windows

Your Body Works                   www.spaandmassage.com                  massage


Last updated on 2014-11-09 13:53:28