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Aroostook Outdoor News: 8.10.18 edition

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In this edition: 1) Get muddy at a cross country-style race in Houlton. 2) Get colorful at a rainbow-style race in Presque Isle. 3) Get around the mountain on a run in Mars Hill. Plus lots more!


Events:
Friday, August 10
PRESQUE ISLE: Presque Isle Historical Society Guided Historic Fairmount Cemetery Tour. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce, 3 Houlton Rd. 1.5-hour guided walking tour; discuss origins, Victorian influences, and 30 local historic figures. Many hills on tour. Cost: $5; reservations required. Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) or visit www.pihistory.org FMI
Saturday, August 11
HOULTON: S1C Aaron Henderson Memorial 5k Run/Walk. Cross country style race; may be muddy, contain rough terrain, tree roots, small river bed crossing. Registration: 7:30 a.m. at Houlton Community Park, 94 Randall Ave. Run/Walk start: 9:00 a.m. Cost: $20/person; t-shirt to first 50 registrants. All proceeds to Green Beret Foundation. Visit www.runsignup.com/Race/ME/Houlton/AaronHend…

Aroostook Outdoor News: 8.3.18 edition

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In this edition: 1) Try to catch the most “trash fish” in Portage Lake. 2) Get muddy at a cross country-style race in Houlton. 3) Get colorful at a rainbow-style race in Presque Isle. Plus lots more!


Events:
Sunday, August 5
PORTAGE LAKE: 3rd Annual Portage Lake Association Family Chub Tournament. Catch the most “trash fish.” No trout, salmon, frozen fish allowed. Derby start: 8:00 a.m. Weigh-in: 1:00 p.m. at Maine Forest Service building, Ranger St. Cost: $5/person. Categories: Children 5-12, Adult, Party Boat (max. 5 people). Prize to participant with largest weigh-in from each category. Contact Larry (207-435-4361) FMI
Friday, August 10
PRESQUE ISLE: Presque Isle Historical Society Guided Historic Fairmount Cemetery Tour. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce, 3 Houlton Rd. 1.5-hour guided walking tour; discuss origins, Victorian influences, and 30 local historic figures. Many hills on tour. Cost: $5; reservations required. Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) or visit