July 2017: What’s going on in Ellsworth?

July means that summer is now in full swing and there is a lot going on. Lets look at some of the activities going on in this area.

Checking the Chamber of Commerce site will provide you with a variety of things to do.


See The Ellsworth American’s Out & About page for many local events. Go to:


Image from ellswortharts.org

Ellsworth Arts is again going to be having open-air movies Thursday evenings at Knowlton Park. Movies begin at sunset and one of the EPL Librarians will be doing a “storytime on location” before each movie. This is a free event. See the Ellsworth Arts site at:


And the concert series at Harbor Park will resume Friday, July 7. It’s sponsored by The Grand, so go to their website to see who is playing.


The City of Ellsworth site also has some ideas for things to do.


And you can visit the Acadia Visitor site for all kinds of information.


For 17 great things to do in Ellsworth, try this site:


And for other local doings, see the Trip Advisor Attractions page at:


Trip Buzz also offers several free things to do in Ellsworth, for both kids and adults.


This site lists many of the events, including author talks, in the area. Some of the events are free.


And for concerts in the area, try this site:


If you are going to visit Bar Harbor, check this site for their events at:


The Library has Summer Reading Programs for both children and adults. There are special teen programs Mondays at 2. The Pet Show is scheduled for Saturday July 15 and Maine St. Andrews Pipes & Drums will take place on the lawn Thursday, August 3 (both programs are dependent upon having good weather).

The Summer Delights Programs for kids will take place at the Library Wednesday nights at 6 pm starting in July. Stop by for more information or see our calendar at:


The Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers will be doing the first program. Read all about them at:


Mad Science of Maine will be here the next Wednesday to inspire the next generation of engineers. To find out more about the program this year, go to:


And Mr. Harley will sing and dance on July 26 at 6 pm. Read about this program at:


In August we will have three additional programs; Makeshift Mike for Physics Fun, Chewonki for engineering inspired by nature, and a Summer Reading Party to wrap things up. Go to the library’s calendar for more information: