CANAAN — The fifth annual Maine’s Garlic Festival, facilitated by “Crazy 4 Garlic” and Lake George Regional Park, is moving across the lake to the park’s east side in order to accommodate event growth at 158 Lake George Drive E.

This traditional Maine fall festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8, starting both days at 9:30 a.m. and ending Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Live music will feature solo acoustic artists Lee Sykes and Chris Ross, Chicago style blues by Matt and the Barnburners, along with Back Woods Road, a six-piece bluegrass band, on Saturday.

On Sunday, folk-oriented artists Scott Cole, Brian Richmond and Sagittarius Rising will perform.

Attendees can sample fresh garlic creations and local produce, along with food and local craft spirits. There will be local artwork, artisan crafts, and recreation activities for all ages, according to a news release from Darryll White, Lake George Regional Park director.

Admission costs $5 for adults and is free for children 12 and younger. Parking is available on site, or one can utilize the free parking shuttle for the overflow parking site.

For more information, visit or call 207-474-1292.


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