Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
Join us for the Lincoln Harvest Moon Festival, 8:30am - 7:30 pm, October 7, 2017. We are kicking things off with a Harvest Moon Festival 5K Run/Walk at the Lincoln Walking Trail. There will also be a 400m Kids' race. We have so many activities planned throughout the day. Boat rides, games, vendors, live music, local artisans and more! Then at 4pm we will be hosting a Farm to Family Dinner event. Discover Maine hospitality at its finest with mouth watering cuisine that is second to none, regionally grown, produced and cooked by our local chef to perfection all while sitting in a family style setting. Join us for a beautiful autumn evening in Lincoln. The feast and festival will be at Veteran's Square in Lincoln, Maine.
8:30a.m. The first ever Lincoln Harvest Moon Festival 5K! This event takes place at the Lincoln Walking Trails, 33 Reed Drive. There's also a 400m kids race! Registration begins at 8:30am. Register Here!
12-4p.m. Local vendors and artisans will be at Veteran's Square in downtown Lincoln. This will be a great chance to get a jump start on holiday shopping and to see what talented local artisans we have in the area.
12-2p.m. Kids' games and activities at Prince Thomas Park. Kids have a chance to win a new bicycle (ages 8-12) or a new Ziggler (ages toddler to 7). These were graciously donated by Irma Hannington.
1-3p.m. Free pontoon boat rides around scenic Mattanawcook Lake, brought to you by Peter Lyons at Lincoln Power Sports.
12:30-7p.m. Live music and entertainment at Veteran's Square.
12:30p.m. Flag Raising, American Legion, National Anthem by Jessie Page, Medway MS Color Guard & Schenck Students. The Schenck High School Trio will be performing the National Anthem. Chorus students from the Medway Middle School will be performing a selection of patriotic songs including: National Anthem, America The Beautiful, Fifty Nifty United States, God Bless the U.S.A., This Land is Your Land, Imagine, and In Flander's Fields. Samuel Majkowski, a 7th grader from Medway will be soloing on God Bless the U.S.A.
1p.m. Mt. Jefferson Jr. High students led by Ann Forsing. Mt. Jefferson Jr. High will be represented by various students sharing music on this festive afternoon. There will be choral groups as well as a solo shared by MSAD#30 students.
1:30p.m. The StrumDingers. The StrumDingers are an enthusiastic group of players who join together to share their love of music. The group started in 2015 with six people who wanted to learn to play the ukulele, and has grown to over 20. Their song choices include old gospel, rock, folk, and traditional music spanning several decades. The group plays a variety of venues, spreading joy and good cheer wherever they can.
2:45p.m. The Errol Libby Band. The Errol Libby Band was formed in the early 70's. They were known as Rock'n Country and later as The Maine Outlaws. They recently formed as The Errol Libby Band playing for weddings and benefits. They keep it fun by bringing their own style of rock 'n roll, country and blues.
4-6p.m. Trish King. Trish King is a Maine musician who resides in Benedicta. She performs a mix of covers and originals that range from alternative, folk, rock,blues and country and Americana styles.
4-7:30p.m. The Harvest Moon Festival is featuring a "Farm to Family" Dinner at Veteran's Square. Musical entertainment during the dinner will be Trish King. Also there will be a guest speaker, Wendy Farrand. Wendy Farrand is currently serving as a member of the Dairy Vision Vermont Team, working to strengthen the people side of the business of dairy farming. Her speech is titled "The Show Must Go On".
To order tickets, visit Tickets - "Farm to Family" Dinner. When you purchase a ticket to the "Farm to Family" Dinner you will be entered to win an Old Town Canoe Kayak and a PFD!
7:30p.m. Kayak Drawing and Birch Centerpiece Sales.
Farm to Family Dinner Menu
Freshly squeezed apple cider
SOUP AND SALAD
Oven roasted butternut squash soup, served with a Gruyere crostini
Herbed summer squash salad
Marinated rosemary and garlic boneless grilled pork chops, served with the Chef’s delicious local apple, sausage and a hint of Maine Maple syrup stuffing, roasted Maine potatoes, local seasonal vegetables cooked to perfection, and last but not least, the Chef's famous yeast rolls
Apple crisp, made with freshly peeled and cored local apples, mixed with our own special cinnamon mixture and topped with oats, real Maine butter and a scoop of homemade vanilla bean ice cream to make a delicious Maine tradition
We are looking for event sponsors! This letter has all the information on how to become a sponsor. Lincoln Harvest Moon Festival Sponsor Letter
Are you interested in volunteering for the Lincoln Harvest Moon Festival? Download this Volunteer form and bring it to the town office!