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WEEKEND TOP 10: United We Rock, Belfast Harbor Fest + Something Wicked

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There’s always lots of stuff going on in and around Bangor, so it can be hard to decide what to do. That’s where our Weekend Top 10 comes in.

Styx, Foreigner And Don Felder In Concert - Newark, NJ
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Styx, REO Speedwagon

Sunday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m.

The United We Rock Tour stops in Bangor on Saturday featuring classic rockers Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Fedler.


Belfast Harbor Fest

Friday, Aug. 18- Sunday, Aug. 20

In Belfast this weekend, you can celebrate the city’s boating heritage at Belfast Harbor Fest. The event includes a 5K run/walk, games, food, live music and kids’ activities. Here’s the weekend schedule.


EMMC Champion the Cure Challenge

Saturday, Aug. 19, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

EMMC Champion the Cure Challenge supports cancer research at EMMC Cancer Care. Particpants can support the cause by walking, running, riding a bicycyle or motorcycle. Here’s more information.

Photo, Amanda McDonald
Photo, Amanda McDonald

Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour

Saturday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m.

Learn about the famous and infamous individuals who make their final resting place in America’s second oldest garden cemetery. The cost is $10 adults; $5 children 10 and under.


Something Wicked This Way Comes

7 p.m., Thursday through Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday

In this adaptation of the Ray Bradbury story, two boys are about to discover the truth about a mysterious carnival. Important: These performances are at Peakes Auditorium, NOT the Penobscot Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults.

Amanda McDonald
Amanda McDonald

B-17 “Sentimental Journey” Flights

9 a.m., Friday, Aug. 18 to Sunday, Aug. 20

This historic aircraft, one of 10 left in the world, has been fully restored and is flown all over the country so that folks can check it out, inside and out. The cost for a tour is $10, or, $20 for a family of four. You may even fly aboard the plane, with fares ranging from $450 to $850.


Bangor Farmers Market

Sun, August 20, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Local farmers will be selling seasonal fruits and vegetables, naturally raised meats — including beef, pork and chicken — along with eggs, cheeses, baked goods, coffee, seedlings, cut flowers and more. The Sunday market is located across the street from the Bangor Public Library.

Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series

Thursday, August 17, 6 p.m.

Soul singer and songwriter Stesha Cano will perform on Thursday, Aug. 17 as part of the Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series in Pickering Square. It is free to attend.

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Bill Ingalls, Getty Images

Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night

Sunday, Aug. 20, 2 p.m. – 3 p,m.

In this planetarium show at the University of Maine, a traveling penguin from the South Pole and a funny polar bear from the North pole meet on arctic sea ice.Tickets are $6 for adults, and $4 for children under 12.


Bar Harbor Ghost Tour

8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19

Explore the stories behind Bar Harbor’s haunted history in this 90-minute walking tour. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. More information.


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