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Acadia Winter Festival

February 7, 2020 - February 9, 2020

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Below is the schedule of events, which is subject to change. Some events have an associated fee, indicated by ($). Children’s events in bold.

Surprise! We’re getting some ice and snow. Weather-related cancellations will be noted on this page and individual events.


Stop by Festival Headquarters in Schooner Commons Lounge for complementary hot beverages and conversation. All meals are served at Schooner Commons and are by reservation only.

Register now for all workshops, meals, and lodging!


Friday, February 7         

12 noon       Presentation: Seasonal Affective Disorder RESCHEDULED to March 19

3:15-5:15     Seeds for the Feeder

3:15-5:15     Battle of the Beaks

5:30              Dinner ($)
Enjoy a dinner buffet in our ballroom with a roaring fire and live music by the Schoodic Arts for All Ukulele Band. Menu includes chicken or vegetarian pot pie, garden salad and apple berry crisp with cinnamon whipped cream ($15.12 per person including tax, reservation required).

7:00              Presentation: Drawing the Arctic

Saturday, February 8    

7- 8:30          Breakfast ($)
Pumpkin waffles, scrambled eggs and bacon, cereal, yogurt, fruit, toast and bagels ($9.72 including tax, reservation required).

8-10               Winter Ecology Walk

10-noon        Glass Blowing Workshop (SOLD OUT)

10:30-11:45  Bone Detectives (WORKSHOP FULL)

10-12             Winter Bird Drawing Workshop ($20, reservation required)

12-1              Lunch ($)
Grilled cheese or reuben sandwich, creamy tomato soup, Caesar salad and house baked brownies ($9.72, including tax, reservation required).

1-2                Magic Show

2-3:30          Author Presentation: Telling Stories through Pictures 

2-3:30          Presentation: The Ice Age in Maine

4-5:30          Art Exhibit and Reception

5:30-7          Dinner ($)
Traditional New England baked bean supper with hot dogs, coleslaw, homemade brown bread, and tollhouse pie ($15.12 per person, including tax, reservation required).

7-8               Pond Life Under the Ice

Sunday, February 9       

7-8:30            Breakfast ($)
Ham or veggie benedict, homefries, cereal, yogurt, fruit, toast and bagels ($9.72 including tax, reservation required).

9:30-11          Snowshoe Basics

10:00-11:30  Animals of Acadia

11:30-1          Lunch ($)
House made mac and cheese with toppings, butternut squash soup, rustic spinach salad and chocolate cupcakes ($9.72, including tax, reservation required).

12:00-3          Crafting Bird Silhouettes ($10, reservation required).

1-3               Forest Bathing (WORKSHOP FULL)

1-3                 Movie: Abominable

3-4:30            Ice Cream Social with Music by Chuck Whitney

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Additional Sponsors

Acadia Realty Group
Crooked Porch Coffee
Dennis Paper and Food Service
Performance Food Group
Pugnuts Ice Cream
Rooster Brother – The Store for Cooks
Town of Winter Harbor


February 7, 2020
February 9, 2020
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Schoodic Institute
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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