Bucksport to Hold Festival of the Forest

BUCKSPORT - A local community will be celebrating it's dedication to the forest products industry next weekend.

The Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Festival of the Forest this Friday and Saturday.


This is the 17th year the city has held a celebration during the last weekend of July.


Festivities will kick off Friday evening with karaoke, and Saturday will feature a wood-themed vendor fair, officials from North Woods Law, and logging equipment on display, all across town with shuttle buses provided.


Events begin after 4 p.m. Friday and include an outdoor movie at the Alamo. Saturday will run all day with fireworks in the evening.

Erin Thomas


Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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