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Schoonerfest 2022

Check out the complete schedule of events for all the FREE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, FAMILY ACTIVITIES, HISTORIC REENACTMENTS, and harbor side fun we have planned for our Wiscasset Schoonerfest fans this year!

2022 Event Schedule

Check out all the times and places for this year’s Schoonerfest events in Wiscasset! We will be hosting a wide range of events this year and are happy to bring back great artists 🎵, schooners ⛵️, family events 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦, volunteers, and guests to have some great ice cream, food, and beverage on the pier with us this year while we celebrate!

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 ALL WEEKEND: Geocaching

  • Schoonerfest Geocaching Event: Click Here for special Schoonerfest info. Fun for the whole family! Geocaching.com

Thursday, August 18th


Schooner Pier

⛵️MID-MORNING: Arrival of When & If

  • General Patton’s Schooner When & If makes it’s mid-morning arrival, complete with a cannon salute to celebrate!

⛵️ ALL AFTERNOON: When & If

  • Harbor cruises aboard the schooner When & If at the RECREATION PIER

🎵 MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

IN THE CLOVER – MAIN STREET (REAR COURTYARD):
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm Celtic Roots (Irish Music Ensemble)
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Old Salts (Guitar & Fiddle @ 62 Main Street)
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm The Truesdells (Classical Flute & Clarinet)
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm Jamie Beaton & John Mayberry (Vocal Harmony)
CREAMERY PIER STAGE:
SCHOONER PIER STAGE:
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm Junction 218 (Blues Trio)
  • 7:30pm – 9.00pm Holy Mackerels (Folk, Rock, Blues)

Friday, August 19th


👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 TOWN COMMON: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Kids & Family Schoonerfest on the Common

  • Face-painting, Schooner Corn Hole, Toy Wood Schooner Painting

SCHOONER PIER

⛵️ Arrival of Schooner Tyrone at 12:00pm

  • Noon arrival complete with a cannon salute!

⛵️ All Afternoon: Tyrone and When & If

  • Short Harbor Cruises aboard the Tyrone & When & If

🎵 MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

NICKELS SORTWELL HOUSE (SUNROOM):
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm Trioli (Clarinet Trio)
  • 1:00pm -2:00pm Julia Lane of Castlebay (Harp)
CREAMERY PIER STAGE:
  • 12:00pm – 1.00pm Jamie Beaton & John Mayberry (Vocal Harmony)
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Jeff Grosser (Accordion)
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm Jud Caswell (Folk singer/Songwriter)
SCHOONER PIER STAGE:

⛵️ VIP Reception: SCHOONER PIER (TICKET HOLDERS ONLY)

  • 5:00pm – 8:00pm Donors & VIP Dockside Reception with Schooner Crews
  • Become a Donor now following this link! DONATE!

Saturday, August 20th


👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Reenactments: TOWN COMMONS

  • Colonial Maine Living History Association will be camping on the commons and roaming the village and the pier with “an “event-based” living history/reenactment group that covers the entire colonial period of New England.

Schooner Pier

⛵️ Rowing Race

  • 9:00am – 10:00am Sign-up for Sunday’s Rowing Race
  • Follow this link for info on our event, or visit the Harbormaster Office in Wiscasset

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Kids & Family Schoonerfest

  • 10:00am – 1.00pm Face-painting & Bail Bucket Races & Lobster Cornhole!

⛵️Morning & Afternoon Cruises aboard the schooners, Tyrone and When & If

🎵 MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

ON MAIN STREET & CREAMERY PIER
IN THE CLOVER – (REAR COURTYARD):
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm David Peloquin (Vocal, Guitar)
CREAMERY PIER STAGE:
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm Dromore Bay (Celtic Trio)
SCHOONER PIER STAGE:
  • 10:00am – 11:00am Kaity Newell & Oyster Creek Fiddlers
  • 11:00am – 11:30am Jerry Bryant, Paula Daddio, Dave Peloquin & Chantey Crew (Chanteys & “Wiscasset Schooners” Ballad)
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm Scotty River Trio (All Genres, Close Harmony & Humor)
  • 4:30pm – 5:30pm Schoonerfest Chantey Blast
  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm The Oystermen

⛵️ SCHOONER PIER: When & If Special Event

  • Sunset Cruise and Entertainment for major sponsors aboard the schooner When & If
  • Check out our Donate page and get in touch to become a sponsor!

Sunday, August 21st


👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 SCHOONER PIER: 2nd ANNUAL SCHOONERFEST TRIATHLON

  • 8:00am – 12 Noon : Registrations and more info: Click Here

⛵️SCHOONER PIER: 1st Annual Rowing Race

  • 9:00am – 11:00am Rowing Race: Start & Finish at Main Pier
  • Come join the fun, for registration call (207) 315 0500

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 SCHOONER PIER STAGE: Triathlon Award Ceremony: 12:00 noon

⛵️ SCHOONER PIER: Morning

  • Harbor Cruises aboard the schooners, Tryone and When & If

🎵 MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

SCHOONER PIER STAGE
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm Steampacket (Fiddle, Mandolin/Banjo, Guitar)

⛵️👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🎵 IN THE HARBOR: Final Salute

  • Cannon salute on the departure of the Schooners “WHEN & IF” and “TYRONE”
  • Heather MacLeod (Tin Whistle)
  • Jerry Bryant & Chantey Crew

With the support of the Wiscasset Parks & Recreation, we are proud to return with the 2nd Annual Schoonerfest Triathlon! Follow this link for more info about the Sunday, August 21st event!

2nd Schoonerfest Triathlon:
Sign-up now!