lewiston maine events: Does Your City Need Some Money? Grab Your Gavel & Hold an Auction! - 09/24/10 08:51 AM
A few weeks ago I wrote about the city of Lewiston's plans to hold an auction to get rid of the piles and piles of old equipment and other things filling up city warehouses and buildings.
I promised an update on how it went.  The items that I was most interested in were being sold in large lots (bicycles, etc.) so I was not able to get them, but the auction was a HUGE success.
At one point, the city estimates there were about 500 people milling about looking at items.  When all was said and done the city netted a … (10 comments)

lewiston maine events: Get Ready for the Central Maine Heart Walk: Auburn Maine Sept. 19th - 09/10/10 01:05 PM
If you haven't yet enjoyed the full length of the Auburn and Lewiston Riverwalk, here is your chance to make a day of it, stroll along the scenic Riverwalk and help out a great cause at the same time.  
The Central Maine Heart Walk will begin at 9:30 am on September 19, 2010. Registration begins at 8:30am. You can create a team and join as a walker or just bring the whole family to help support your friends and neighbors and enjoy the activities:
A heart-healthy breakfast provided by Hannaford's
Music by Tinpanic Steel Drum Band
Health Checks
Kids … (2 comments)

lewiston maine events: August 2010 Events at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston ME - 08/17/10 08:11 AM
August 2010 events at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston Maine.
If you have not yet visited Lewiston's Franco-American Heritage Center, you will want to make a point of stopping by.  The beauty of the building alone is worth your visit.  In addition, the center offers a never ending array of cultural events for the community.
When the building, located at 46 Cedar Street in Lewiston, was no longer going to be used as a church in 2000, it was turned over to a local community group and the Franco-American Heritage Center was born.  A corner stone of the community, the … (8 comments)

lewiston maine events: Great Falls Balloon Festival 2010: Auburn & Lewiston Maine Events - 08/15/10 05:23 AM
Great Falls Balloon Festival 2010 August 20 – 22!
Yes, it is that time again. Lewiston and Auburn Maine will host the annual Great Falls Balloon Festival for all to enjoy. This is a special time for our area when our breathtaking views of the hills and river have the added decoration of scores of beautiful hot air balloons. On occasion a few residents have been able to entice the balloon crews to land in their yards where they produce the traditional bottle of champagne!
August 20, 2010 - August 22, 2010
Due to weather conditions, the best times for … (5 comments)

lewiston maine events: Eat Your Salad Now! Me thinks the fried dough is coming! - 07/01/10 10:05 AM
OK, you've got a few days before the 4th of July, so eat your salad now!  Go ahead and load up on those fruits and veggies so that you can have a guilt free 4th! The 4th of July is no time for a diet! Not with all of those wonderful specialty festival foods available to you!
Eat your veggies now, then you can treat yourself to a feast of treats including, but not limited to:
Fried dough, lobster rolls, clam cakes, hot dogs, corn dogs, hamburgers, beer butt chicken, caramel apples, fried haddock on french fries, blueberry ice cream, and … (13 comments)

lewiston maine events: Lewiston/Auburn Liberty Festival is On! Fireworks & All - 07/01/10 08:00 AM
Never Fear!  The economy can't keep Mainers down! Yes, the 14th annual Liberty Festival is on this year in Lewiston/Auburn Maine.  Fireworks and all! The annual fireworks display over the might Androscoggin River has become a tradition enjoyed by all from the area and in past years has drawn huge crowds to Lewiston and Auburn Maine.  I know that many have been concerned that budget constraints may put a damper on our July 4th celebration, but thanks to the following major sponsors, the show will go on:
City of AuburnCity of LewistonBangor SavingsBuilding Solutions LLCModern Woodman of AmericaSun JournalTwin City Times … (3 comments)

lewiston maine events: LADU: Things to do in Lewiston/Auburn Maine - 05/29/10 02:50 AM

Things to do in Lewiston/Auburn Maine.
REGISTER TODAY - race will be capped!
Volunteer for LADU! Click Here!
Sunday, June 27th, Museum L-A invites you to the historic Camden Yarns Mill in the Simard-Payne Park in Lewiston, ME to experience this breathtaking course in the inaugural LADU. This 3-mile-run, 14-mile-bike and 3-mile-finish will race past historic millscapes, scenic paths and the mightiest river in Maine to benefit the preservation and celebration of L-A's rich heritage through Museum L-A.
Tri-Maine will be involved with this chip-timed duathlon which is expected to be the largest in Maine. Participation is capped at 500.

lewiston maine events: Lewiston Maine Open House: Sunday May 16th 1-2 - 05/14/10 09:02 AM
Join us for Maine Open House Day this Sunday, May 17, 2010!
This lovely 3 bedroom ranch home with a garage at 114 Webber Street in Lewiston Maine listed by Tanya Busch of Keller Williams Realty Mid Maine will be open for your viewing this Sunday May 16th from 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

Through the Maine Association of Realtors, visitors to the open house can register to win rountrip airfare for 2 adults to select destinations with 3 day & 2 night hotel accomodations.  Don't miss out on this added incentive.  This home … (0 comments)