Come celebrate fall in Searsport at the annual “Fling into Fall” fair on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5 and 6. The events include concerts, hayrides, a scarecrow contest, craft and food vendors, an antique car show, a historical ghost tour of Searsport and public suppers. There will be a free raffle for a week's vacation in Florida.


Friday, Oct. 5

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Scarecrow and Jack O’ Lantern Contest set-up on The Crescent (front lawn) of Penobscot Marine Museum

4:30 to 6 p.m. Turkey Supper at Searsport United Methodist Church

5 p.m. Lighting of Luminaries and Jack O’ Lanterns on The Crescent

5:30 p.m. Face Painting at the Dan Rich Public Safety Building

6 p.m. Children’s Activities at the Dan Rich Public Safety Building

7 p.m. Bonfire and Consessions at the Dan Rich Public Safety Building

7:15 9 p.m. Live Entertainment by First Stone sponsored by Dunkin Donuts

Saturday, Oct. 6

7 to 9 a.m. Public Breakfast, Masonic Hall (corner of Elk and Main) sponsored by Searsport Masons

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Craft Show at the Public Safety Building

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Scarecrow Contest — people's choice voting — on The Crescent, Penobscot Marine Museum

11 a.m. Parade on Main Street

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Antique and Classic Car Show at Mosman Park

11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ghost Tour, hour-long tour, bus leaves Penobscot Marine Museum every hour on the half-hour, $10 adults, $5 children, call 548-0334 for tickets and information.

Noon to 3 p.m. Hayrides in the Bangor Savings Bank parking lot, sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank

Noon to 3 p.m. Cowboy Action Shooting Demonstration at the Penobscot Marine Museum back lawn (between Knox Bros Avenue and Church Street)

1 to 3 p.m. Folk Band sponsored by the Recreation Department

3:30 to 4 p.m. Music on The Crescent with music and scarecrows sponsored by Hamilton Marine

4:30 p.m. Scarecrow and Jack O’ Lantern Contest awards presentation on The Crescent

4:30 p.m. Grand prize drawing for Florida beach cottage giveaway

5:30 p.m. Italian Supper at Searsport Congregational Church, Church Street