Events

Schedule

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

  • Street Corners of Old Wiscasset
    All Day though Saturday, Main Street

    10-minute original acting by pop-up street corner characters in late-1800s costumes. WMHS students entertain you with local history based on Wiscasset's "Shilling Laws" of 1822.
  • Geocaching
    All Day though Saturday, Wiscasset Village

    Enjoy family fun with Schoonerfest Geocaching—a special set of caches to be found in the village's historic district only during the festival! Click here for more details
  • Nancy Parker
    12pm, Sunken Garden

    Tin Whistle—1800s Maritime and Celtic Tunes

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

  • Cannon Salute
    9am-11am, Wiscasset Harbor

    A cannon salute will honor the arrival of the Schooner WHEN AND IF
  • Wine & Beer Garden / Food Trucks / Ice Cream Shack
    12pm-8pm, Festival Pier

  • David Pope
    12pm, Sunken Garden

    Fiddle—Old Sea Songs and Tunes
  • Schooner Tours Aboard WHEN AND IF
    1pm-5pm, Wiscasset Harbor

    Tickets available at Festival Pier
  • Julia Lane of Castlebay
    2pm-2:45pm, Sunken Garden

    Harp
  • Castlebay
    4pm-5:30pm, Pier Stage

  • Salty Dogs
    7pm-9pm, Pier Stage

Friday, August 20th, 2021

  • Schooner Tours and Day Sails Aboard WHEN AND IF
    10am-5pm, Wiscasset Harbor

    Tickets available at Festival Pier
  • Kids and Family Schoonerfest
    10am-12pm, On the Common

    Face-painting, Schooner Corn Hole, Toy Wood Boat Painting, Geocaching throughout the Historic Village
  • Wine & Beer Garden / Food Trucks / Ice Cream Shack
    12pm-8pm, Festival Pier

  • Lisa & Julia Truesdell
    12pm-1pm, Sunken Garden

    Classical Flute & Clarinet
  • Ranger-D, The Singing Cowboy
    1pm-2:15pm, Bandstand at the Common

  • Jud Caswell
    1pm-2pm, Sunken Garden

    Songs from the Sea—Cittern, Guitar, Banjo, Whistles
  • Married with Chitlins
    2:30pm-3:30pm, Bandstand at the Common

  • Saltwater Hillbilly
    3:45pm-5pm, Bandstand at the Common

  • Pan Fried Steel Band
    6pm-7:30pm, Pier Stage

  • Lighted Boats in the Harbor
    8pm-9pm, Wiscasset Harbor

Saturday, August 21st, 2021

  • Kids and Family Schoonerfest
    9am-12pm, Festival Pier

    Face-painting, Schooner Corn Hole, Toy Wood Boat Painting, Geocaching throughout the Historic Village
  • Kaity Newell & The Oyster Creek Fiddlers
    9:30am-11am, Pier Stage

    Fiddling and perhaps some Contradancing - Join the fun!
  • Schooner Tours and Day Sails Aboard WHEN AND IF
    10am-5pm, Wiscasset Harbor

    Tickets available at Festival Pier
  • "Power of a Chantey" - Jerry Bryant & Dave Peloquin
    11am-12pm, Pier Stage

    Demonstration with a boat and a rope
  • Wine & Beer Garden / Food Trucks / Ice Cream Shack
    12pm-8pm, Festival Pier

  • Dave Peloquin
    12pm-1pm, Sunken Garden

    Sea Songs, guitar
  • Scotti River Trio
    2pm-4pm, Pier Stage

  • Chanteys & Sea Songs Sing-off
    4pm-6pm, Pier Stage

    Jerry Bryant, Dave Peloquin, Paula Daddio, and guest chantey singers from across Maine
  • The Oystermen
    6pm-8pm, Pier Stage

  • Lighted Boat Parade
    8pm, Wiscasset Harbor

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021

  • 1st Annual Schoonerfest Triathlon
    8am-12pm, TBD

    For information and registration, visit the triathlon website or contact Duane Goud, Director, Wiscasset Rec Center -- 207.882.8230.
  • Rowing Race
    9am-12pm, Festival Pier

  • Schooner Tours Aboard WHEN AND IF
    10am or as available, Wiscasset Harbor

    Tickets available at Festival Pier
  • Heather MacLeod
    10am-12pm, Main Street

    Tin Whistle
  • "Power of a Chantey" - Jerry Bryant & Paula Daddio
    11am-12pm, Pier Stage

    Demonstration with a boat and a rope
  • Ice Cream Shack
    12pm-4pm, Festival Pier

  • Triathlon Awards
    12pm-1pm, Pier Stage

  • The Last Chantey
    1pm-3pm, Pier Stage

    Paula Daddio, Jerry Bryant, and special guests