02/04/18 - 02/27/18 at All Day
LONGFELLOW DAYS 2018
Sunday, February 4, 1:00 PM | THE COURSEN READINGS, PART ONE
Thursday, February 8, 10:00 AM | COMMUNITY POETRY READING AT THORNTON OAKS
Sunday, February 11, 1:00 PM | THE COURSEN READINGS, PART TWO
Wednesday, February 14, 12:15 PM | THE CHARM OF READING AND REREADING
Saturday, February 17, 11:00 AM | MORNING AT THE MOVIES
Saturday, February 17, 1:00-3:00 PM | AFTERNOON AT THE CHAMBERLAIN MUSEUM
Sunday, February 18, 1:00 PM | THE COURSEN READINGS, PART THREE
Monday, February 19, 10:00 AM | COMMUNITY POETRY READING AT THE HIGHLANDS
Wednesday, February 21, 7:00 PM | WE SALUTE YOU!
Friday, February 23, 7 PM | HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HENRY!
Sunday, February 25, 10:00 AM | LITERARY CHAPEL SERVICE
Sunday, February 25, 1:00 PM | THE COURSEN READINGS, PART FOUR
Tuesday, February 27, 4:00 PM | HISTORY OF HENRY IN BRUNSWICK
Our 2018 theme, the quote at the top, comes from Longfellow’s 1880 poem “From My Arm-Chair.”
Longfellow Days is a program of the Brunswick Downtown Association, with support from Bowdoin College, The Brunswick Inn,
03/15/18 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wildflours offers a fabulous selection of outlandishly delicious gluten-free baked goods, so get ready to try some delicious sweet and savory treats while socializing with local business members and the BDA Board & staff.
To help us in planning, please register your attendance:
04/13/18 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join the Brunswick Downtown Association and Maine State Music Theatre for an exciting ladies night out! April 13, 5:30 to 8:30 PM.
Gather your girlfriends for an exciting evening of indulgence and fun! Dig out that Little Black Dress or that one outfit just waiting for a special occasion.
The Fashion Show is back! Local models will show off the latest fashions provided by our local retail shops.
Tickets: In advance: $35 – Arrive in an LBD or special outfit and receive a free glass of champagne and a tiara! At the door: $40!
Interactive services – provided by:
This event takes place at Maine State Music Theatre’s rehearsal space at 22 Elm Street, Brunswick. Space is limited. Cash Bar. This is a 21 and over event.
04/26/18 at 7:30 am - 9:00 am
The 2018 BDA Speaker Series presents:
06/08/18 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
June 8th, 2018- Downtown Brunswick
06/23/18 at 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Please join us as at a Community BBQ as we pay tribute to Brunswick’s Fire, Police and Rescue personnel to recognize their service and dedication to our community!
Adults: $5 per person. Kids: 5 and under $3 all cooked by Celebrity grillers!
Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. Everyone welcome!
Fun games and activities for the whole family. Live music by local musicians.
06/27/18 - 08/29/18 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Music on the Mall, Downtown Brunswick’s Summer Concert Series, presents FREE concerts Wednesday evenings at 6PM throughout the summer on the Brunswick Town Mall (Green, see map). Grab a blanket or chair, bring your family and friends, order a picnic dinner or dine at a local Brunswick restaurant, then relax and enjoy great music. FREE Admission.
Download the concert schedule here.
Summer 2018 concert schedule:
08/18/18 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Visit our Festival Page for information and applications for the 2018 Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival.
Applications are now available for the 2018 Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival!
Congratulations to the 2017 award winning artists:
** Best in Show – Robin Frisella
1st Place Painting – Peggy Clark Lumpkins
2016 Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival press release.
10/18/18 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
You are invited to the Brunswick Downtown Association (BDA) Live & Silent Auction on Thursday, October 18th from 5 to 7:30 pm at The Daniel. Auction proceeds will community events hosted by the Brunswick Downtown Association! Music on the Mall, the Community BBQ, the Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa, The Rolling Slumber Bed Races and the Holiday Lighting fund as we light up the trees on the Town Mall and Maine Street!
This Silent and Live Auction will offer a variety of items which will be auctioned off by John Bottero. Hors d’oeuvres created by the Daniel and a selection of decadent desserts, createdd by our downtown restaurant,s will be provided. Cash bar.
11/10/18 at 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brunswick Downtown Early Bird Sale starting at 6 am, Saturday, November 10th. Exciting sales discounts and specials offered by many Brunswick Downtown businesses. Wear your pajamas and SAVE!
Don’t forget to take a break from shopping to watch the Rolling Slumber Bed Races on Park Row at 11:00!
11/10/18 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The 8th Annual Rolling Slumber Bed Races will take place on November 10th at 11 AM on Park Row, Downtown Brunswick. In the spirit of Community, families, businesses and local organizations can create a bed to race in this amazing, fun-filled event. The Rolling Slumber Bed Race will delight spectators with fast, funny and uniquely created beds — all on wheels!
Prizes will be awarded for speed, creativity and team spirit. The event is free for spectators. Since the race can be fast-paced, only adults (over age 18) will be able to participate.
If you are interested in participating, we are looking for some bed racing enthusiasts to put on a show, win prizes and bragging rights in the process! Get your team together now and start planning to create your entry, whether for fun, speed or creativity! For additional information, please contact the BDA staff at 729-4439 or email@example.com
Click here for more details. Click here for the Registration Form. Fees: First year team: $35, returning teams: $25 per team. Early registration discount of $10 if received at the BDA office by October 31.
11/24/18 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ring in the season with neighbors and friends at the Brunswick Downtown Association’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!
Small Business Saturday, November 24 – celebrate and support our small businesses and all they do for their community! Visit or many unique local shops and restaurants today – Shop Small to make a BIG IMPACT!
Find a list of retail shops in our Business Directory here.