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September 21 – 24th, 2017

Autumn Gold Decorating Contest Judging:  September 17th and 18th

Thursday September 21

Business After Hours:  Coastline Homes 5-7   Members and guests invited.  Please RSVP to

Winners of the Decorating Contest will be announced

Friday September 22

Go for the Gold: Chamber Retail businesses will have Go for the Gold Bags at their locations Friday and Saturday for customers to enter to win fantastic prizes!  $300 of fuel oil provided by Dead River, $200 auto detailing by Stanley Subaru, $100 dining gift cards provided by Riverside, Primavera, Governors, and China Hill.

Autumn Gold Beer and Wine Tasting:  Ellsworth Waterfront Park – (age 21 and over) 4 pm – 7 pm –
Buy your tickets early for $20 per person, $30 at the door.  Pre-buy your tickets at the Ellsworth Chamber office at 163 High Street.   Sponsored by Franklin Savings Bank

Jazz In Silents – Silent Film: Nosferatu, A symphony of Horror 7:30 pm  at The Grand  $15 Adults, $10 Youth under 12 – General Admission


Saturday September 23

FREE Shuttle Bus to major events – Waterfront, Car Show, and Mill Mall Courtesy of WHCA 

Firehouse Breakfast: 6am-10am Trenton Volunteer Fire Dept.  $8./$3.
Rotary Pancake Breakfast: 7am-10am Ellsworth Middle  School $7./$3

Autumn Gold Golf Tournament: Lucerne Golf Course  9am  contact Lucerne Golf Course at 843-6282  Registration starts at 8am
Roger Willey Road Race: 5K and 10K 7am registration 8am start $20 Sponsors: Downeast Family YMCA, Willey’s Sport Center
34th Annual Car Show:  8am  registration  Home Depot parking lot –  Shriners NASCAR unit,  The Elks Club and the Ellsworth Moose lodge food trucks. Admission is free.                Corporate Sponsor : NAPA Auto Parts   Registration Sponsor: PCT Communications
City Car Cruise: Immediately following the awards/travels down High to Main Street.

Autumn Gold Train Ride – Downeast Scenic Railroad – 10:30 – 1:30 p.m.  Kids ride FREE with paying adult. (1-2 kids maximum)

Friends in Action Senior Day: Stop in and check out the resources for our senior citizens at the Moore Community Center from 9am-2pm
Mill Mall Family Day: Family games, crafters, food vendors.  Cooking contest,   and more  9-3pm  Sponsor: Machias Savings Bank

Evergreen Home & Hearth – Pellet Grill SALE and Demonstration. FREE Samples of BBQ foods for guests.        12 – 2 pm
Maine Coast Mall: Craft Fair 9-3; Children’s Activities, Bounce House
Union River Boat Rides: Waterfront. 10:30 am – 2:30 pm  Donations accepted.
Chowder Fest: Harbor Park under the tent!   11:30 -1:00  Admission is $5  Come taste and judge local chefs as they compete for the Best Chowders!  Sponsored by: Merrill Furniture, Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound, Maine Shellfish,  and EBS
Rubber Ducky Race: Waterfront at 2pm sponsored by Ellsworth Noontime Rotary Club.  Tickets available at the waterfront.

Andy Gross- Comedian/Magician/Ventriloquist – Live on The Stanley Subaru Stage – 7:30 pm – $20 Reserved Seating

Sunday, September 24th

Autumn Gold Train Ride – Downeast Scenic Railroad – 10:30 – 1:30 p.m.  Kids ride FREE with paying adult. (1-2 kids maximum)

TruGrand Film: I know a Man – Ashley Bryan – 5 pm  – $9  adults, $7 seniors/students, $6 Grand members – General Admission

Monday  September 25th

Jumbo Jackpot Drawing:  11 am  

Tickets available now thru Saturday the Ellsworth Chamber Office, The 33rd Autumn Gold Car Show and All Waterfront Events: Union River Boat rides, Chowderfest and Autumn Gold Beer and Wine tasting.

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