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10/18/17 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2017 Meet the Candidates Session

Brunswick Downtown Association presents

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2017 Meet the Candidates Session

Moderator – Mike Feldman, Chair, BDA, former Town Councilor

Candidates invited to participate:
Council District 5 – Chris Watkinson
Council District 7 – James M. Mason
Council at Large – Katherine E. Wilson, Whitney Parrish

Town Council candidates will be asked specific questions dealing with issues of taxes, downtown development, financing of projects.

This event is free of charge. For further information call the BDA: 729-4439.


10/19/17 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

BDA's Benefit Auction

Magic on Maine

You are invited to the Brunswick Downtown Association (BDA) Live & Silent Auction on ThursdayOctober 19th from 5 to 7:30 pm at The DanielAuction proceeds will support 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!

 This Silent and Live Auction will offer a variety of items which will be auctioned off by John Bottero Auction Services. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres created by The Daniel and a dessert buffet (provided by Wild Oats Bakery and Union Street Bakery), cash bar.
 Tickets: $20/Individual, $30/Two. If you are unable to attend and would like to donate to the BDA, click hereParking: additional parking is available at the Jehovah’s Witness parking lot, next to The Daniel’s parking lot. 

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2017 Auction “Sneak Peek” –  take a look at some of the amazing auction items that will be available for bid on October 19th.

BDA Magic on Maine Auction items

1. Boston Bruins VS Pittsburgh Penguins Tickets & Round Trip Train Tickets on the Downeaster Package:
Two tickets to the Boston Bruins VS Pittsburgh Penguins in Boston on Nov. 24th in the Executive Suite over Center Ice. Gourmet food, beverages and parking included, if needed. Donated by Citizen’s Bank.
Plus, two round trip tickets on the Amtrak Downeaster from Brunswick to Boston. Value: $800

2. Sebasco Harbor Golf Package
One night stay at Sebasco Harbor‘s Main Lodge and two days of unlimited golf. Value: $500

3. Keith Field Signature Earrings
Gold earrings from the Keith Field Signature Collection. Value: $315


1. Maine Seabag from Cool As Moose- filled with two water bottles, cozy fleece blanket and plush moose. Value: $250
Owning a Sea Bag is like carrying a story on your shoulder! Made in Maine from recycled sails.

2. Bayview Gallery – Signed, Limited Edition prin
“Evening Sail” by Julie Haskell, signed limited edition print published by Bayview Press in Thomaston, Maine.  Value: $500
#472 out of 750 prints. Size: 30″ x 24″. Bayview Gallery offers paintings by New England’s finest and most renowned artists.

3. Maine Pines 6 Month Tennis Membership with Lessons
Six month court fee tennis membership with introductory Adult Program. Value: $520
Includes 3 weeks of lessons and one month fitness membership. Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness.


1. Bird feeder & bird seed from Brooks Farm & FeedValue: $250

2. New Makita Hammer Driver-Drill Kit, donated by Hammond Lumber Company   Value: $185
Makita XPH012X 18V LXT Lithium-Ion 1/2″ Hammer Driver-Drill Kit with Contractor Bag. 

3. Beginner Ukulele with lessons and Hawaiian shirt.  Value: $70






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BDA’s 2017 Benefit Auction is generously sponsored by:

The Daniel              

10/26/17 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Simply Social at Twice Told Tales

Please join us and plan to bring a friend to BDA’s Simply Social networking event, Thursday, October 26, from 5 – 6:30 pm at Twice Told Tales,  11 Pleasant Street in Brunswick!

Join us for a fun and social evening of visiting with local business members, the BDA Board & staff. Enjoy light refreshments while browsing through the shop and learning more about Twice Told Tales! 

To help us in planning, please register your attendance:

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11/11/17 at 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

Early Bird Sale

Brunswick Downtown Early Bird Sale starting at 6 am, Saturday, November 11th. 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!



Event Sponsors:
Mid Coast–Parkview Health Logo  Norway Savings Bank logo

11/11/17 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Rolling Slumber Bed Races

The 7th Annual Rolling Slumber Bed Races will take place on November 11th at 11 AM on Park Row, Downtown Brunswick. You won’t have to wonder if you’re dreaming … there WILL be beds racing on Park Row!  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!Rolling Slumber Bed Races graphic - Brunswick, Maine

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

Download the 2017 Bed Race Rules here. Download the 2017 Entry Form here.

Check out these Bed Race Videos:

Event sponsors: 

Mid Coast–Parkview Health Logo  Norway Savings Bank logo

11/25/17 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Annual Tree Lighting with Santa

Ring in the season with neighbors and friends at the Brunswick Downtown Association’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! Tree Lighting thumb

  • 2 – 5:00: Enjoy free Horse and Carriage rides, hot cocoa and coffee and cookies.
  • 3:00: Santa and Frosty the Snowman will arrive at 3 PM on a firetruck Santa will then take a seat in the Gazebo to visit with children and hear their Christmas wishes.
  • 4 – 5:00: The Brunswick High School Chorus will sing carols.
  • 5:00: The tree will be lit!

Small Business Saturday – Check back for the list of specials at our local shops & restaurants!

Brunswick Town Mall, Maine Street, Brunswick.
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