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MaineFest 2024

Graphic image with the text "MaineFest" and organizational logos.
Museum educators setting up a demonstration booth.

Join the Maine State Museum and the Children’s Discovery Museum of Central Maine for a morning of hands-on activities, special demos, and more, all centered around celebrating the beautiful state of Maine!

Saturday, October 5th, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in Augusta’s Capitol Park.

MaineFest is a free, family-friendly event with activities for different ages. We will be joined by other organizations who are bringing their own fun!

Free parking is available on Union Street, as well as in the lot across from the park (by 19 Union St.). You can also walk across State Street from the Capitol Building and Maine State Museum parking lot.

We look forward to seeing you at this free event on Saturday, September 30th, 10:00 am -1:00 pm in Augusta’s Capitol Park.

In 2023 we were joined by the following organizations:

Children’s Discovery Museum

First Amendment Museum

Forest Society of Maine

Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed

Kennebec Beekeepers Association

Kennebec County 4-H

Lithgow Public Library

Maine Master Naturalists

Maine State Library

Maine State Museum

UMaine Cooperative Extension in Kennebec County

Viles Arboretum

Maine State Museum