Acadia Winter Festival 2018

Thank you for your support!

Connect with nature and celebrate winter in Maine!


Find AWF activities, workshops and programs on our events page HERE.    

As always, lodging and meals are available throughout the weekend. 


** Denotes Registration required. Space is limited. 

CALL 207-288-1356 to make your reservation today!

CLICK on the links below for full descriptions on each program or event!


Friday February 9

1:00 – 3:00   **Guided Snowshoe or Cross country ski at Schoodic Woods, Winter Harbor. Free

3:00 – 5:00      Basics of Chainsaw Safety, Institute campus. Free

5:30 – 7:30   **Dinner Theater with Jude Lamb (includes dinner), Institute campus. $10.00 p/person


Saturday, February 10

9:00 AM – 12 Noon   **Cooking with a Dutch Oven (includes lunch), Institute campus. $30.00 p/person

10:00 – 11:30     **Winter Ecology Hike, Meet at Schoooner Commons, Institute campus. Free

12 Noon – 1:00      Brown Bag LunchTwo Northeast Historic Films: Ice Harvesting Sampler, The Maple Sugaring Story

Free program. Bring your own lunch, OR order a bag lunch from us for $8.00. (See menu in link)

1:00 – 2:00     Search and Rescue Dog Demo, Institute campus. Free

4:00 – 5:30    Meet & Greet. Welcome Schoodic Institute President and CEO, Dr. Don Kent at a public reception.

5:30 – 7:00      **Traditional New England Baked Bean Suppa. Schooner Commons, Institute campus. $10.00 p/person

7:00 – 8:00PM     Lecture: Coastal Maine Birds in Winter –  ‘What they are and where to find them’.

                                          Moore Auditorium, Institute campus. Free

Sunday, February 11

9:00 – 11:00            **Morning Bird Walk with Bob Duschesne. $10.00 p/person

9:00 – 12 Noon       **Basics of iPhone Photography – inside workshop. $10.00 p/person

10:00 – 12 Noon     **Introduction to the Ukulele ( Geared toward children). $10.00

12 Noon – 1:00       **Lunch: Tacos & Chili, Beverage and dessert.

                                      Schooner Commons, Institute campus. Kids $6.00 / Adults $10.00

1:00 – 2:45              Movie Matinee: Ice Age (Rated PG). Moore Auditorium, Institute campus. Free

1:00 – 3:00             ** Knit fast – Stay warm! Join others and create your very own winter accessory, The Wasabi Cowl. $10.00

3:00 – 4:30             Live Music and Public dessert reception. Schooner Commons, Institute campus. Free


Lead Sponsor: 













Crooked Porch Coffee Roasters

Performance Foodservice

Pugnuts Ice Cream




Thanks for joining us in 2017!









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