Portage Lake Summer Round-Up Weekend~ August 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2021!

COVID-19 has struck, but not everything is a loss! Let's celebrate all that we couldn't in 2020 with a "2020 Re-Do"! This year's Summer Round Up will focus on the things that make us happy~Christmas, hunting Easter Eggs, Trick or Treating, Thanksgiving, Fireworks and of course the usual things like the Parade and pig roast.  Contact Corrine at the Town Office for more information, 207-435-4361, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here to download a donation form for our spectacular Fireworks display on August 21 at 8:30 PM!

Click here to download a registration form for the Community-Wide Yard Sale on August 21 from 10 am to 2 pm

August 19: 6 – 8 PM: Everyone can celebrate Halloween by going Trick-or-Treating in your favorite costume all around town! Don’t have a costume? There are some available at the Town Hall. If you want to have kids stop by your house for some goodies, be sure to decorate your front door or driveway entrance with Halloween décor!

August 20: 7 pm: Christmas Greetings at the Portage Lake Pavilion! Tons of fun visiting with Santa (on vacation but making a special visit to Portage Lake)! Gifts for the kids, Ice Cream Floats & brownies a la mode for a sweet treat, and singing some old-fashioned Christmas Carols!

August 21: 
     7-9 am: Pancake Breakfast Drive Thru at the Portage Lake Town Hall, benefitting Our Lady of the Lake Church. Meals are by donation & include pancakes, sausage patties, fresh fruit & drink. Contact Corrine Routhier @ 207-227-0819 FMI.

     9-3 pm:
Museum Open House, Portage Lake Historical Society Museum at 9 Cottage Rd. Donations accepted. Come in to explore the history of Portage Lake in our interactive museum!

     10 am to 2 pm:
Town-Wide Yard Sale & Whoopie Pie Sale.  Vendors, a $10 fee gets you on the map and a marker to identify you to customers. All vendors must have Whoopie Pies available. Customers grab a map of participating yard sales at Coffin’s, the Post Office or the Town Hall. Contact the Town Office FMI.

     4 pm: Pig Roast with a Thanksgiving Twist at Portage Hills Country Club.

     7 pm: Annual Canoe Carry from Little Machias Lake to Portage Lake (watch from the Seaplane Base). Canoe carriers meet Jim Dumond at Dean’s parking lot at 6; paddlers meet at the mouth of Fish Lake Road at 6:45. This event is sponsored by the Portage Lake Historical Society. For more information contact Jim Dumond at 227-1864.

     8:30 pm: Professional Fireworks Show at the Forestry Wharf by Central Maine Pyrotechnics. Watch the fireworks show from the Seaplane Base beach (bring your own chairs). Boaters: keep a safe distance and have plenty of lights on for the safety of all boaters.

     9 pm: Dance like it’s New Year’s Eve to “Too Far North” at Portage Hills Country Club. Must be 21 or over to attend. Cover charge $5.

August 22
     Noon-1 pm: Parade on Main Street honoring Essential Workers as Grand Marshalls, rain or shine. Line up on Park & Ledge Avenues. Help the Class of 2021 celebrate their GRADUATION by cheering for their float! For more information about this event or if you would like to be part of the parade contact Rena Belanger at 435-2780 or Corrine at the Town Office 435-4361.  

     12-4 pm: Museum Open House, Portage Lake Historical Society Museum at 9 Cottage Rd. Donations accepted. Come in to explore the history of Portage Lake in our interactive museum!

     1:30 pm: Easter Egg Hunt & Festival at the Park, at the Municipal baseball field area for kids ages 1 to 5 (parents must accompany child).  There will also be live music and food vendors on hand at the Municipal Playground for a festival-like atmosphere.