Punkinfiddle Family Festival

Punkinfiddle is our National Estuaries Day celebration on the last Saturday of September.

With Punkinfiddle, our aim is to foster stewardship of coastal environments by celebrating the richness of estuaries, Maine's cultural traditions, and our beautiful historic site.

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Thousands of people have enjoyed this event since the first one in 2003. We make it happen rain or shine. It's a great time.

What's Punkinfiddle?

Punkinfiddle is a family festival featuring:

  • Old-Fashioned Games
  • Traditional Crafts
  • Lively Music
  • Hands-On Learning
  • Tasty Food
  • Farm Animals
  • Sheepdog Demonstrations
  • Smiles and Laughs

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Special Pricing

Kids Free! Over 16 = $7 ($5 for Laudholm members)

For Performers, Artisans, and Vendors

Performers: We have been fortunate to welcome many talented musicians and storytellers to this event. If you are interested in performing at Punkinfiddle, please review this information first, then get in touch with us.

Artisans: We work with specific artisans who are especially interested in demonstrating traditional skills. The focus is on education rather than sales. If you have a special skill that would be a good fit for Punkinfiddle, please call us at 207-646-4521 or email trust@laudholm.org.

Vendors: Punkinfiddle is not a sales event, though musicians and artisans do sell products and promote services. The Punkinfiddle committee limits the food vendors to one or two preselected, local businesses.

Come on Up

The 16th Punkinfiddle will be September 29, 2018

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