Events Calendar

We’ve got a great lineup of events scheduled for 2018. Please stay tuned for more details!

Blue Hill Heritage Trust events are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of our members. Thank You!

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February 2018
  • February 14, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Winter Hike Series #2: Join BHHT for the second Winter Hike of the season at Peters Brook Trail in Blue Hill. We’ll leave from the trail head off the East Blue Hill Rd at Peters Cove at 10am on Valentines Day, February 14th. Treats and warm beverages provided. Bring your creepers or poles in case of ice. Open to all!
March 2018
  • March 3, 1:30pm, History of Maple Sugaring: A talk on the history and science of maple sugaring in Maine with Lynn Havesall at the Blue Hill Public Library.
  • March 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Tree Taping & Open House: Join local tree tapping expert and syrup enthusiast Tim Laflam at the BHHT headquarters for a family fun afternoon celebrating maple syrup season! Get lessons on how to tap trees, see “boiling” demonstrations and even get to taste the finished product! We’ll have warm beverages and refreshments inside the office as well. Free for all. Please pre-register by calling BHHT at 374-5118 or emailing info@bluehillheritagetrust.org.
  • March 15, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Winter Hike Series #3: Join BHHT for the third and final Winter Hike of the season at Kingdom Woods in Blue Hill. We’ll leave from the trail head off the Kingdom Road at 10am on March 15th. Treats and warm beverages provided. Bring your creepers or poles in case of ice. Open to all!
  • March 24, 10:00am – 11:00am HOP! Egg Hunt & Spring Carnival at The Town Park: Blue Hill Heritage Trust, Blue Hill Peninsula Community Compass & Blue Hill YMCA are teaming up once again, to host the 3rd Annual HOP! Egg Hunt Saturday, March 24th at the Blue Hill Town Park from 10-11am. The Egg Hunt, open to children 12 and under, will begin at 10am prompt, followed by a fun Spring Carnival with spring themed games, activities and refreshments. Like last year, several of the eggs will have fabulous prizes! All are welcome- Please bring your own basket or bag for the egg hunt. Hope you’ll join us! For more information please contact Blue Hill Heritage Trust at 374-5118 or info@bluehillheritagetrust.org
April 2018
  • April 17, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Conservation Lecture Series – #1 Community Forests with Dan Montague of Downeast Lakes Land Trust: Join BHHT at the Blue Hill Public Library for the 1st in their three part Spring Conservation Lecture Series.
  • April 23, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Conservation Lecture Series – #2 TBD Forest History of Maine with Doctor Andrew Barton of University of Maine Farmington: Join BHHT at the Blue Hill Public Library for the 2nd in their three part Spring Conservation Lecture Series.
May 2018
  • May 2, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Conservation Lecture Series – #3 Horseshoe Crabs: Their history, uses in medicine, and science with MMA professor and BBHT board member Sarah O’Malley: Join BHHT at the Blue Hill Public Library for the 3rd and final lecture in their Spring Conservation Lecture Series. Sarah O’Malley, MMA Professor and BHHT Board Member will discuss these fascinating creatures, why they migrate to the Bagaduce River during their spawning season, how they are being used in science and medicine, as well as environmental changes that may impact this species.
  • TBD – A Walk In The Woods With Hans: Join BHHT’s Executive Director for a guided walk on one of our properties. Property and time TBD – check back for updates!
June 2018
  • June 2, 11:00am – 3:00pm, Penobscot Fishway “Open-Stream” Event: Celebration and Open-House at the new Pierce Pond Fishway in Penobscot! All are welcome.
  • June 2,  Time TBD, Open Air Arts Initiative Workshop: Join BHHT & Cynthia Winings Gallery for an Open-Air Arts Initiative Young Artists Workshop.  Location and time TBD – check back for updates!
  • June 9, 10:00am – BHHT MEMBERS ONLY Naturalists Walk: Join BHHT’s resident Maine Master Naturalists George Fields, Merrie Eley, and a special guest for a guided walk at Weinland.
  • June 26, Time TBD, Patrick Cullina Talk: Join us at Emlen Hall at the Bay School in Blue Hill.  Time and topic TBD – check back for updates!
July 2018
  • July 21, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Summer Kids Day: Join us at Barret Farm in Orland to explore one of BHHT’s conserved farms and enjoy family friendly activities all afternoon! 
  • Farm Tour: Date, location and time TBD – check back for updates!
August 2018
  • August 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Open Air Arts Initiative Workshop: Join BHHT & Cynthia Winings Gallery for an Open-Air Arts Initiative Young Artists Workshop at local artist Tim Trelease’s gallery and studio next to the Becton Trail in Blue Hill
  • August 9, Night Sky: Night Sky event with Surry Conservation Commission at Surry Forest.
  • August 15, BHHT Annual Meeting, 5:30pm: BHHT 33rd Annual Meeting and BBQ at Central Hall in South Blue Hill
  • August 20, 7:30pm, Flash! In The Pans Benefit Concert: Flash! In the Pans Street Dance at the Blue Hill Town Park to benefit BHHT & the Historical Society.
  • Farm Tour: Date, location and time TBD – check back for updates!