Maine Wildlife Park Events

Sponsored by the 'Friends of the Maine Wildlife Park'

All programs will run from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

ATTEAN FAMILY POW WOW

Date: August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Time: 9:30 AM

Tribal representatives from Maine, New England & around the country will be at the park for two full days with native dancers, drummers, craft vendors, singers & traditional food booths. This year, don’t miss NEW activities, food, music & Grand Entry presented each day. An exciting opportunity to learn more about Native American culture & heritage. (All day, rain or shine).

CANCELLED!! EVENING STAR PARTY

Date: August 18, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

See the wonders of the night sky first hand with Northern Stars Planetarium & Southern Maine Astronomers! Rotate through different stations & activities to find out about the stars & planets in the skies above & their impact on wildlife. There will be telescopes to use, as well as larger scopes that party leaders will keep on whatever mysterious objects are overhead. We must have clear skies to run this program! 7:00pm � 9:00pm (Call office FMI if weather is suspect)

LIFE OF THE HONEYBEE

Date: August 25, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

Learn about the industrious life of the honey bee, & the role of the beekeeper. Parts of the bee hive & beekeeping equipment will be on display; & experienced bee keepers will be available to answer your questions. A variety of delicious native Maine honey & other natural products from the hive will be on sale. www.mainebeekeepers.org

WATCH OUR WILDLIFE HAVE DINNER!

Date: September 1, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM

Visitors to the park always want to know what our wildlife eats & when! Today, we will post hourly feeding times starting at 10AM for the moose, lynx, foxes, cougars, turkey vultures, & bears - so you can watch them munch on their lunch!

RICK CHARETTE CONCERT!

Date: September 8, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

Showtime 11am-noon Rick has been capturing the hearts & spirits of young & old alike with his delightful & inspiring children’s songs for years! Many songs performed will be about Maine’s wild animals & from his newest album! Rick will sign autographs & sell CDs after the show. Concert Show Time is 11am-12noon; rain or shine

NATIONAL GRANDPARENT’S DAY

Date: September 9, 2018

Time: 9:30 AM

National Grandparents Day is the first Sunday after Labor Day, & was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter. Free admission for Grandparents accompanied by their grandchildren; regular entrance fees for all other family members.

WILD WINGS TAXIDERMY

Date: September 22, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

It’s National Hunting & Fishing Day! Taxidermy is a method of reproducing a life-like, 3-dimensional rendition of a mammal, bird, or fish for permanent display. Watch local taxidermist Paul Reynolds mount a whitetail deer head using the fine art of taxidermy.

HARVEST-FEST

Date: October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM

Bring the whole family to enjoy this unique celebration of fall-themed games, activities, and attractions! ‘Old tyme’ harvest games include favorites from the past like the giant spider legs, pumpkin long jump, rodent barn maze, lil’ hayride, & more! Wait ‘til you see the new activities that will be unveiled at this year’s event! Come ready to crawl, dodge, jump, search, & maybe get a little wet!
10am-3pm each day.

November 12th CLOSING DAY FOR THE PARK

Date: November 12, 2018

Time: 9:30 AM

Free admission for U.S. Military personnel, Veterans & their immediate family members on our last day of the season.

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More Information

Our picnic shelters and Outdoor Classroom may be reserved for parties, special occasions, family gatherings and more!

Special Wildlife programs and tours available.

Consider volunteering at the Wildlife Park. There are opportunities for gatehouse attendants, tour guides, gardeners and store clerks in the Snack Shack and Nature Store.

For more information, please call (207) 657-4977, ext. 0.