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Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine: Summertime in the Maine Outdoors [AUDIO]

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There’s lots going on this summer weekend, and Bob Duchesne’s Wild Maine is your ticket to all the great happenings in the Maine outdoors. But at the end of this week’s show, you’ll find out what Wild Maine is really all about.

Part 1: Davis Pike talks about the 2nd Annual Fisherman’s Dory Race in Lubec. There’s a $1,000 prize for the winner, but Pike explains that it’s not as easy as it seems. Deb Bridges also fills us in on the Quoddy Head Lighthouse Celebration.

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Part 2: The 20th Annual Native American Festival and Basketmakers Market is also this weekend at the College of the Atlantic. Here are the details:

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Part 3: Four times a year they let the Kennebec River run wild. Russell Walters of Northern Outdoors talks about rafting the river at peak flow. How about a 16-foot wave?

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Part 4: Orrington is the oldest town in Penobscot County. The town turns 225 years old next weekend and Dick Campbell has the details on the planned celebration which includes Old Home Week.

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Part 5: It’s well known that the city of Bangor pretty much ignored Prohibition, and nowhere in the city was more infamous than Devil’s Half-Acre. On July 9, there’s a walking tour of the area sponsored by the Bangor Musuem and History Center. Here’s the (seedy) story:

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