2015 Trails End Activities






Fri 8:00 AM  -  North Light Gallery "Paint-Out"
"Paint Out" Artists are welcome to register for free on Friday morning, Sept. 18 at 8:00 am at North Light Gallery. Paint all day then display your works on easels in the gallery all day on Saturday, Sept. 19. There will be a reception with refreshments from 10:00 to 6:00 on Saturday then stay and paint all day on Sunday, Sept. 20th.

Fri 3:30 PM  -  Informative Walk on the Michael Michaud Trail
Meet Rose Raymond, Trail to Every Classroom Teacher, at the Michael Michaud Trail at Crandall Park for a program and walk.

Fri 5:30 PM  -  3rd Annual TEF Chili Cook Off
You be the judge!!! Taste all the chili and cast your vote for your favorite. The winner will receive a trophy to display in their business or organization for the year, along with bragging rights for the best chili in the area. Proceeds benefit the Trails End Festival. $5 per person


Sat 8:00 AM  -  Town Wide Yard Sale
Spoiled Hair Studio is sponsoring a Town Wide Yard Sale in Millinocket to kick start the Trails End Festival weekend as well as provide an excuse to empty your closets & make a couple bucks. Those wishing to participate and have their addresses listed should register no later than September 1st by picking up a registration form available at Spoiled Hair Studio or the Chamber of Commerce. A $10 minimum donation is requested. A list and map of participating yard sales will be advertised via local papers, social media and will be available at KACC and local merchants by September 10th.

Sat 9:00 AM  -  Canoe or kayak Millinocket Stream
Join Greg Friel, Registered Maine Guide, at Crandall Park and enjoy a canoe or kayak paddle. Bring your own equipment or use ours. This is a wonderful opportunity to get on the water and enjoy a morning paddle.

Sat 12:00 AM  -  Learn how to Paddle and Pole
Learn how to paddle and Pole. Join Greg Friel, Registered Maine Guide, for lessons and demonstrations of kayak and canoe techniques along with poling. Canoeing and kayaking are great ways to experience the Katahdin area water trails! All equipment will be provided.

Sat 1:00 PM  -  Homemade Pie & Cake Auction
Each year local citizens and volunteers bake their best pies and donate them to the festival pie auction and local auctioneer, Kermit Cote, auctions them off. Join in the fun and soothe your sweet tooth with a homemade pie. Proceeds to benefit the Trails End Festival. Submitting a pie or cake for the auction? Drop it off at Appalachian Trail Lodge by 10:00 am

Sat 5:45 PM  -  Downtown Pub Crawl
End this fun-filled day with a little cheer! Start the pub crawl with a pre-pub crawl free show with Maine Humorist Henry Basom at The Trails End Community Center. BYOB (Bring Your Own Baxter) as you begin your evening. At 6:30 pm head down the street to the Appalachian Trail Cafe and listen to the sounds of Emily Guillow. A performance by Mark Miller at the Blue Ox begins at 8:30 pm. Wrap up the evening with Chris Ross at Angelo's Pizza. The pub crawl is Sponsored by Baxter Brewing Company and The Trails End Festival. Purchase our fun, reusable mugs at the Katahdin Area Chamber of Commerce, the Appalachian Trail Cafe, Angelo's Pizza or The Penobscot Hall Bakery for $10.00. This years mugs are 16 oz Stainless Pint with both Baxter Brewing Company and Trails End Logos on it.


Sun 9:00 AM  -  Classic Car/ Cycle Show
Taking place in the public parking lot in Downtown Millinocket. Registration from 8-9 a.m. Show runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $5 entry fee. People's Choice Awards. Shine it up and show it off!

Sun 9:30 AM  -  Hike the Bait Hole
Meet at the bandstand in the park and join local trail expert Don Nodine for a hike on the Bait Hole Trail. This hike will last approximately 60-90 minutes