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.