Events

Opening Day- June 15, 2022

We open our doors for you to learn of our region’s logging history. View our unique oil paintings and hand carved models representing the early logging life and forestry in the State of Maine. Our exhibits, artifacts, dioramas, and logging equipment and even hiking trails will keep all family members entertained.

Logging Festival Days – July 15 – 16, 2022

We celebrate our region’s timber heritage. The Maine Forestry Musuem sponsors multiple events in mid-July.

Arts & Crafts Vendor Day – July 15, 2022 (10:00 AM – 4:00 PM) Come visit our fairgrounds and explore the new items our vendors will be selling in their booths.

Logging Parade – July 16, 2022 (10:00 AM – 11:30 AM)  We sponsor a morning parade along Rangeley’s Main Street featuring loaded big rig logging truck, floats, bands, antique cars and much more.

Logging Festival – July 16, 2022 (12:00 PM – 4:00 PM)  At the conclusion of the morning Logging Parade, The Logging Festival held at the Museum’s fairgrounds, features the Lumberjack and Lumberjill Competition, Museum displays, artists, crafters and vendors, children’s activities, chainsaw carving demonstrations and more. The Museum and exhibits are open to the public.

Online Auction Fundraiser – July 29 – August 12, 2022

We conduct a week-long online benefit auction. Support the Museum by bidding on a unique array of items and experiences. Items include hand crafted furniture, fly fishing excursions, snow skiing lift tickets, snow skiing lessons, artwork, restaurant gift certificates, retail gift certificates and so much more.

Apple Festival

Fall celebration located at The Church of The Good Shepherd, 2614 Main Street, Rangeley, ME. The Museum hosts a Lumberjack Breakfast at the church. Additionally, visitors will view outdoor logging displays, chainsaw carving demonstrations, apple pressing, children’s pumpkin activities, artists, crafters, vendors and more!

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