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2017 Homecoming/Loon Festival

Lincoln's annual Homecoming celebration will be




Lincoln's Homecoming/Loon Festival (July 20-23) is starting to take shape. Here are some events that are confirmed: The AC/DC Tribute Band "Back in Black" will perform in Cobb Field before the fireworks Saturday night. The Jacob Smalley Band will be performing before the AC/ DC Tribute Band. Friday will see the "Wildwoods Band" & "Lenny & the Misfits" downtown. The Roaming Railroad and the Red Neck Regatta will again be part of the festival. The theme for this year is "Experience the Four Seasons of Lincoln".

Jacob Smalley Band

SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Thursday July 20

9am-2pm: Friends of the Lincoln Memorial Library book sale – Library.

9am-3pm-Open House at Lincoln Historical Society.

11am: Vendors and kiddie games at Veterans’ Memorial Square (All Day)

4pm: 70th Annual River Drivers’ Supper at Ludden Field. Bean hole beans, reflector oven biscuits, coleslaw, hot dogs, chips, coffee, punch and water and desserts by the riverside. Sponsored by the First Congo Church Men’s Club and Pilgrim Daughters. Supper will be moved to the Congo Church if it rains.

7pm:-10pm: Teen Dance at Veterans’ Memorial Square  with DJ Chuck Foster.

7pm-9pm: Zumba-Thon. Junior high tennis courts (MJH gym if it rains) $10.00 adults, $5.00 students. All proceeds benefit Champion the Cure.


 Friday July 21

9am-3pm: Open House at Lincoln Historical Society.

11am: Artisans and Crafters at Region III parking lot.

11am: Vendors  and kiddie games at Veterans’ Memorial Square (All Day)

 11:30-7pm: Roaming Railroad train rides. See what’s happening from the comfort of a care-free ride around downtown.

Noon-3pm: Children’s beach events at Prince Thomas Park. Water balloon toss, life jacket relay, messy obstacle course and CANDY!!!!

3pm and 5pm: Maine author Michelle Patch will read her children’s book , The Boston Terrier Who Thought He Was a Loon, at the Lincoln Memorial Library

4pm-6pm:  BBQ at Steaks N’ Stuff parking lot benefiting Community Kids. BBQ chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and drinks. $7.00 for adults. Kids 12 and under $5.00.

4pm-7pm: Wildwoods band at Veterans’ Memorial Square.

6pm-8pm: Colossal Ice Cream eating contest, Tim Horton’s.

8pm-11pm:  Lenny and the Myzfitz adult dance at Veterans’ Memorial Square.


Saturday July 22

6am-9am: Annual Mason’s Breakfast at the Masonic Lodge. Pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee and juice.

8am-4pm: Gary Gordon Fishing Derby.   Register at Lincoln Motors. Call (207)290-7373 or (207)290-0387 for more info.

10-2pm: Roaming Railroad Train Rides. Free rides around downtown. See all the

goings on from the comfort of a breezy train ride!

11am: Vendors and kiddie games at Veterans’ Memorial Square (All Day)

11am-4pm:  Golden Key Senior Center presents the Crayon Box Carnival at Ballard Hill.  Family fun with bounce house, games, prizes, and 50/50 raffle.

11am: 2017 Annual Homecoming parade. ‘Experience the Four Seasons of Lincoln’

1pm: Historical Society Auction at Veterans’ Memorial Square.  Bring a chair to the auction in the square!

1-2pm:   Machias Savings Bank presents Moose Maine-iah Monster Truck. Stop by their downtown location for photo opportunities!

1:30pm: Day one of the 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at Prince Thomas Park. 15 years old and up, 3 to 5 person teams, $5.00 entry fee. call 207-794-6548 for more info.

2pm:  Moose Maine-iah Monster Truck giving rides at Goding Field behind Hannaford. $8 per person.

2:30pm: Redneck Regatta. Sponsored by the Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. Prince Thomas Park beach. Please call 207-794-8065 or go to for more info.

4:30-6:15pm: Jacob Smalley Band at Cobb Field.

6pm: Annual Alumni dinner at Mattanawcook Academy

6:30pm: Loon calling contest at Cobb Field. Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce.

7pm-8:30pm: Pre-fireworks show with AC/DC Tribute band, Back In Black at Cobb Field. presented by Machias Savings Bank.

9:15ish: Grand fireworks show on Mattanawcook Lake at Cobb Field.


Sunday July 23

1pm:  Day 2 of the 3 on 3 Basketball tournament at Prince Thomas Park. Double elimination, 15 years old and up, 3 to 5 person teams. $5.00 entry fee. More info call 207-794-6548.


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