MCHT Summer Celebration
Thank you for all you do for the Maine coast and Maine Coast Heritage Trust! Please join us for our annual summer celebration on Mount Desert Island.
Every year, on the first Friday in August, we look forward to our annual gathering on Mount Desert to celebrate the conservation successes of the past year that you helped make possible and raise a toast to everyone who helps keep the coast open, working, healthy, and beautiful.
MCHT Summer Celebration
Friday, August 4, 2023
Hosted by MCHT Board and Council members Thomas Armstrong Jr., Gale Davis, Elizabeth B. Johnson, and Arthur C. Martinez
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Beals Lobster Pier
182 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor
Join us this year in a classic Maine waterfront setting with plenty of lobster served fresh off the boat. We have a lot to celebrate!
You’re invited to a festive gathering at Beal’s Lobster Pier to celebrate the invaluable role you play in land conservation in Maine. We look forward to honoring your unique contributions and the collective impact that MCHT’s lead supporters had in 2022.
Drinks and hors d’oeuvres served. Dress is cocktail casual.
Capacity is limited. Please RSVP promptly.
(Adults only please.)
MCHT offers events year-round! We can’t wait to see you out on the coast for community gatherings, group hikes, nature walks, and more.
Keep an eye on your in-box for seasonal announcements when registration opens for our spring, summer, fall, and winter events. Come back often to see new opportunities to experience the coast.
Portland | 10:00 a.m. — 5:00 pm
Supported by scientists and cultural specialists from communities across Maine, the exhibit called CODE RED at the Maine Historical Society focuses on how museums collect, and the role of humans in creating changes in society, climate, and biodiversity. Special discount for the MCHT community!
Camden | 6:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Join MCHT naturalist and regional land steward Kirk Gentalen at the Camden Public Library for an in-person talk about tracking wildlife in the wintertime.
Rockport | 9:30 am — 12:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and MCHT land steward Kirk Gentalen for a lively morning outdoors discovering some of the wildlife stories that Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport has to offer.
Online | 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Join Merryspring Nature Center and MCHT’s Kirk Gentalen for an engaging look at the fisher, a fascinating (and often misunderstood) resident of the Maine woods.
Camden | 10:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.
Join MCHT naturalist Kirk Gentalen at Merryspring Nature Center in Camden for an all-ages winter walk to look for and interpret animal tracks, trails, and tunnels in the snow. Sign up today – space is limited!
Come back often to see new opportunities to experience the coast.
Looking for a virtual experience? Check out these videos to keep you connected to the coast.