4th Annual Hard Core trail project - 7:00 a.m.
Meet at the AT Lodge. Work on the Appalachian Trail, earn a Trails End Hard Core pathch then Bar-B-Q at the AT Lodge. Hard day's work but a lot of fun!! To register call 723-4321.
Local Musicians - 5:00 p.m.
Local musicians play at the gandstand while venders are setting up in Veteran's Memorial Park.
1st Annual TEF Chili Cook Off $5.00 - 6:00 p.m.
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.
Appalachian Trail Community Center - 8:00 p.m.
34,000 Miles of Trail Stories presented by Warren Doyle.
Parade - Saturday 10 AM
Saturday morning will start with a parade from Stearns High School to the bandstand at Veteran's Memorial Park. Hikers, bikers, walkers, atvs and the Maine State Dixieland Band are some the entries into the parade so far. The Dixieland Band will perform at the bandstand following the parade.
Maine State Dixieland Band - 11:00 a.m.
Performing your favorite songs from the past at the bandstand.
Appalachian Trail Community Center - 11:00 a.m.
Circle of Dreams presented by Warren Doyle.
Baxter State Park Interpretive Presentation - Saturday, Ongoing
Learn how to identify animals by their tracks. Try walking like a moose or bear! And make your very own animal tracks out of plaster. Join Baxter State Park internists in this fun and interactive workshop.
Pie Auction - Saturday 11:45 AM
Kermit Cote will conduct another of his pie auctions at the bandstand. Each year local citizens and volunteers bake their best pies and donate them to the festival pie auction. Join in the fun and sooth your sweet tooth with a homemade pie. Proceeds to benefit the Trails End Festival. Submitting a pie for the auction? Drop it off at Memories of Maine after 10:00 AM.
Emily Guillow - 12:15 p.m.
Emily will be performing at the bandstand.
Appalachian Trail Community Center - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Hiking the Trail, music and photos by Larry "Two Step" Mah GQ-MEO2
North Light Gallery - 1:00 p.m.
There will be open house on Saturday, September 15th, from 10-6 with a book signing for Howard Whitcomb at 1:00 p.m., the author of "Katahdin and Baxter State Park", the new history published by Arcadia, and the music stylings of Mark Miller starting at the same time. Refreshments will be served.
Ralph Arsenault - 1:30 p.m.
Ralph Arsenault will be performing at the bandstand.
Pete "Skin" Byron Band - 2:45 - 4:45 p.m.
The Pete "Skin" Byron Band will be performing at the bandstand from 2:45-4:45p.m.
Appalachian Trail Community Center - 3:00 p.m.
Katahdin, Baxter State Park Authority and Me: Two is company, Three is a Crowd: presentation by Warren Doyle.
The Goodhues Band - 5:00 p.m.
The Goodhues Band will perform at the bandstand at 5:0 p.m.
Moonlight Kayak with Randilee Bishop at Crandal Park - Saturday 6 PM
Bring a flashlight to paddle around the Millinocket Stream from the Granite Street Bridge to the Millinocket HS and back to Crandal Park. Sign up at the Kayak booth at Crandal Park. Glow in the dark bracelets and necklaces available for a donation.
The Appalachian Trail Community Center - 8:00 p.m.
The Appalachian Trail, a classic slide and music show with Warren Doyle.
Pub Crawl - Evening
Visit all your favorite places along Penobscot Ave. and enjoy spantaneous music.
SUNDAY SEPT. 16TH
All Star Jam Session - Morning
Pub Crawl surviviors will be performing at the bandstand
Canoeing on Millinocket Stream - 9:00 a.m.
Join Greg Friel, Registered Maine Guide for a paddle on the Millinocket Stream. We will meet at Crandall Park and car pool to the starting location. We have a limited number canoes so sign up early.You can join us with your own canoe or kayak. All children must be accompanied by a parent and young children must have their own pfd. Sign up early by calling the KACC 723-4443 or at the Trails End Festival booth on Saturday.
Appalachian Trail Community Center - 10:00 a.m.
National Geographic Movie: Appalachian Trail with presentation by Bruce Grant, MATC
Pride in Your Ride - 11:00 a.m.
Anthing goes at this ride/show. Antique cars and motorcycles, ATV's, bicycles or even your lawnmower. Shine it up and show it off.
Emily Guillow - 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Emily will be performing at the bandstand.
The Goodhues Band - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
The Goodhues Band will be performing at the bandstand.
The Mallett Brothers Band - 2:00 -5:00 p.m.
The award winning Mallett Brothers Band from Portland and Sebec, Maine will be performing their alternative country/rock music at the bandstand.
Art Raffle - Drawing Sunday
There will be an art raffle during the festival. Works have been donated by Memories of Maine, Moose Prints, and North Light Gallery. Purchase your tickets at the Katahdin Area Chamber of Commerce booth. Drawing will be held on Sunday of the festival.