Events

March 1, 2020
  • Wildlands Winter Wilderness Challenge


    March 1, 2020
    Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery - Hatchery Building, 306 Hatchery Rd, East Orland, ME 04431, USA

    Join the fun at the first Wildlands Winter Wilderness Challenge, a snowshoe/ fat bike race on Great Pond Mountain. All abilities are welcome! We’ll have a fat bike race, snowshoe race, and winter duathlon (fat bike & snowshoe) race. The snowshoe race will be roughly 3 miles long. The duathlon will be a 5-mile fat bike ride followed by a 3-mile snowshoe run. Sign up as a team or take on the individual challenge. We will crown  “Wildlands Frozen Man” & “Wildlands Frozen Woman”-  the male and female participants who finish first in the duathlon as a solo athletes.

    • Registration & Packet Pick-up 7:00-8:30 am
    • Fat Bike Race Start 9:00 am (Long course (9:00, Short Course 9:15)
    • Duathlon will follow when fat bikes return
    • Snowshoe race 9:30 am
    • Food following the race
    • Awards & Ceremony (roughly) 11:30
    • Register for the snowshoe and duathlon race here: https://www.runreg.com/wildlands-winter-wilderness-challenge

    The Essex Woods Fat Bike Race will be moved to the Wildlands so we can highlight the Capstone Trail in winter. This race is now part of the Wildlands Winter Wilderness Challenge. Register for the fat bike race here:
    https://www.bikereg.com/essexwoods

March 3, 2020
  • Wild Sun Catchers: Plants of the Peninsula Monthly Workshops for Kids!


    March 3, 2020  3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Wild Sun Catchers: Plants of the Peninsula Monthly Workshops for Kids!

    A FREE after school nature workshop celebrating the wild plants of the Blue Hill Peninsula for ages 5-12. Join Blue Hill Heritage Trust at the Blue Hill Public Library on the first Tuesday of every month 3:30-4:30pm to get better acquainted with the beautiful plant life around us all year long - hollow stemmed sumac, edible pine, waxy bay berries. Come use your five senses to explore their magic! There will be crafting, eating, learning, and other hands-on activities. There will also be tea to enjoy made from one of our plant friends, along with a chance to learn how to make tea from scratch. Workshops will take place both indoors and outdoors so please come prepared for the weather.

March 9, 2020
  • Winter Cross Country Ski Adventure at Meadowbrook


    March 9, 2020  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    567 Bucksport Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605, USA

    Join Blue Hill Heritage Trust volunteers Merrie Eley & Barbara Kourajian for a five mile group cross country ski adventure at Meadowbrook. The trails will be groomed and ready. Please bring your skis, boots, and poles. Snow shoes are welcome too! It is the Maple Sugar Moon, according to the Farmer's Almanac, so get ready for some maple snacks along the way. Hot beverages provided as well. Please let us know if you can attend so we have enough for everyone, and so we can notify you of any changes in case some challenging weather sneaks up on us (registration not required, it just helps). Snow date TBD at later date if needed. Call BHHT 374-5118 to pre-register.


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  • Banff Mountain Film Festival
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