Monthly Archives: April 2014

‘Feathers over Freeport’ to feature activities for families and avid birders alike

Courtesy of Freeport Wild Bird Supply
A golden eagle captivates a crowd during a live bird presentation during the 2nd Annual Feathers Over Freeport in 2012.

The fourth annual “Feathers over Freeport” will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27. The event is designed to appeal to birdwatchers of all abilities, especially families and children, according to a recent press release. The two-day event will feature a wide variety of activities and presentations, including live-bird presentations, bird walks for adults and children, […]

Faces of the 2014 Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

Probably the best boat in the race. After making it through Six-Mile Falls, they delight the crowd by bringing out a horn.

Watching the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race is addictive. Once I find a seat on the bank of stream, I can sit for hours (and do) watching paddlers navigate the rapids. Every couple of minutes, something exciting happens. And this year, due to the high water level and swift currents, the race was especially challenging. Somehow, I managed […]