Ogunquit Fest – Calendar of October’s Festival Events

OgunquitFest 2007 – Schedule of Events There’s tons of events this year for Ogunquit’s popular fall festival. Remember to book early and catch the Ghost Tours! Ogunquit_fest_scare_crow_4

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Friday, October 19, 2007

GHOSTLY TOURS 6:30 & 7:30pm. Brand new route for 2007! A ghostly walk through the streets of Ogunquit. Are they myths or is there more to Ogunquit’s nightlife than meets the eye? Tours conducted by the Friends of the Winn House. Tours originate at the Winn House, 86 Obeds Lane. $5.00 adults, children under 10 free. Sponsored by Meadowmere Resort. Refreshments provided by Julie’s Ristorante

BATS IN THE BELFRY BONFIRE 9:00pm, Ogunquit Beach. Sponsored by Sevigney-Lyons Insurance

Saturday, October 20, 2007

KIDSTOWN CARNIVAL 9:00am-5pm, in the parking lot across from Ogunquit Resort Motel, 724 Main Street. Train ride, swing ride, play area, bounce ride, games, and traditional carnival food! Ride prices posted. Additional parking available at Vinny’s East Coast Grille & Bar. Sponsored by Ogunquit Resort Motel, Revelations, and Mariner Resort.

MONSTER MALL MARKETPLACE 10:00am-4:00pm, Dunaway Center. Crafters, artists and local retailers will have that one of a kind special item – get an early jump on your holiday shopping! Concessions sponsored by Joseph Romano, of Sysco Food. Bring in a non-perishable food item for our local food pantry or pet food for the Animal Welfare Society, and receive a free cup of coffee/soda.

HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES 10:00am-4:00pm. Rides originate at Veteran’s Park Corner of Beach & Main Streets. $5 per person.

GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH PRESENTATION 10:00am-Noon. Upstairs at the Ogunquit Firehouse. A fall delight for kids of all ages. Pumpkins, paints, markers, stickers, etc. No carving please. All parents will receive a ChildPrint ID Kit. Sponsored by Raspberri’s Restaurant, Gorges Grant Hotel, Juniper Hill Inn, and The Milestone.

KIDZ ZONE 11:00am-3:00pm, Dunaway Center. Face painting, fake tattoos, ring toss, and more. Sponsored by Juniper Hill Inn, The Milestone, Raspberri’s Restaurant, and Gorges Grant Hotel, Juniper Hill Inn, and The Milestone.

KIDS’ TREASURE HUNT 1:00p. Appropriate for ages 7-12. Follow clues throughout town to find the treasure. All children will win a prize, and all parents will receive a ChildPrint ID Kit. Registration at the Norseman Resort. $5.00 per team. Sponsored by Norseman Resort.

TREASURE HUNT 1:30pm. Appropriate for ages 13+. Follow clues throughout town to find the treasure. Registration at the Norseman Resort. $5.00 per team. Sponsored by Norseman Resort

CHILDREN’S FALL STORY TELLING 3:00-4:00pm. Upstairs at the Ogunquit Firehouse. Listen to local storyteller Diana Abbott tell tales of spooks and haunted happenings. All parents will receive a ChildPrint ID Kit. Sponsored by Pink Blossoms Family Resort

Sunday, October 21, 2007

KIDSTOWN CARNIVAL 9:00am-4pm, in the parking lot across from Ogunquit Resort Motel, 724 Main Street. Train ride, swing ride, play area, bounce ride, games, and traditional carnival food! Ride prices posted. Additional parking available at Vinny’s East Coast Grille & Bar. Sponsored by Ogunquit Resort Motel, Revelations, and Mariner Resort.

MONSTER MALL MARKETPLACE 10:00am-3:00pm, Dunaway Center. Crafters, artistsm and local retailers will have that one of a kind special item – get an early jump on your holiday shopping! Concessions sponsored by Joseph Romano, Sysco Food. Bring in a non-perishable food item for our local food pantry or pet food for the Animal Welfare Society, and receive a free cup of coffee/soda

SCAVENGER HUNT 10:00am, The Milestone. Appropriate for children up to 6 years. Find a variety of nature items from a list. $1 per child. All children will win a prize and all parents will receive a ChildPrint ID Kit! Sponsored by The Milestone, Gorges Grant Hotel, Juniper Hill Inn, and Raspberri’s Restaurant. Refreshments provided by Genesis Day Spa

GRAVEYARD GOLF 11:00am, Footbridge Beach. Miniature nine-hole golf for adults, on the beach! Bring your putter. Prizes will be awarded. $5 per person. Sponsored by Hillcrest Resort and Almost Home Inn Ogunquit

KIDZ ZONE 11:00am-2:30pm, Dunaway Center, Face painting, fake tattoos, ring toss, and more. Sponsored by Juniper Hill Inn, The Milestone, Raspberri’s Restaurant, and Gorges Grant Hotel

COSTUME PARADE 11:30am-12:30pm. Costumed kids, adults, and canines welcome! Ogunquit Square to the Winn House. (Weather permitting. Rain location: Upstairs at Fire Station – sorry, dogs are not allowed at the Fire Station.) Registration at 11:00am.Sponsored by People’s Insurance, Almost Home Inn Ogunquit, and Captain’s Quarters

POST-PARADE RECEPTION 12:30pm. Winn House. Treats will be available for parade participants. (Rain location: Upstairs at Fire Station – sorry, dogs are not allowed at the Fire Station.) Refreshments sponsored by Huckleberry’s Restaurant

PAWSITIVELY OGUNQUIT GRAND ADOPTION AUCTION! 6:00pm. Ogunquit Playhouse. The culmination of our year-long public art project. 16 of the artistically painted animals will go to their “forever homes”. Reception at 6pm; auction at 6:30pm.

Tickets: $25 each can be purchased in advance by calling 207-646-1279.

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