Friday

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Opening Ceremonies

Celebrate the Official Opening of the 51st Yarmouth Clam Festival on Memorial Green. Assisted by Boy Scout Troop #35 and the Royal River Chorus.

Location: Memorial Green

10:00 am

Fine Arts Show Opens

Invitational Fine Arts Show featuring artists from Maine and New England. Open until: 5:00 pm on Friday, 7:00 pm Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: Merril Memorial Library Lawn

10:00 am

Craft Show Opens

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans. Open until: 9:00 pm on Friday & Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: NYA Lawn

10:00 am

Carnival Opens

Rides and amusements by Smokey’s Greater Shows.

Location: Bennett Field by Rowe School

Sponsors: Smokey's Greater Shows

10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Pink Elephant Sale

Treasures for sale. Find books, furniture, household items, and unique collectibles.

Location: Across from First Parish Church

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Kids’ Fun Run Pre-Registration and Race Package Pick-Up

Location: Memorial Green

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Yarmouth History Center Presents: Postcards from Yarmouth

The Yarmouth History Center presents a digital slide show of postcard images with great messages.

Location: 118 East Elm Street

11:30 am

Jeezum Crow

A band from Portland, Maine playing a mix of original songs and covers of rock, Americana, country, folk, and rockabilly music.

Location: NYA Tent

12:00 noon

Mountain Emergency

Mountain Emergency Tight harmonies and creative instrumentation characteristics of bluegrass.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

12:00 – 3:00 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on FridaySaturday & Sunday.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

1:00 pm

Flukes

Falmouth Library’s Ukulele Society

Location: NYA Tent

1:30 pm

Durango 95

Location: Memorial Green Tent

2:30 pm

Michael Trautman

Variously identified as a visual comic, performance artist, new vaudevillian, physical comedian, storyteller, magician, and fool.

Location: Kids' Area Stage

2:30 pm

Jeff Beam

Colorfully psychedelic soundscape stringing together interesting-yet-cohesive chord changes and challenging-but-catchy melodies.

Location: NYA Tent

3:00 pm

Not Dead Yet

An eclectic fusion of retro-pop and rockabilly-funk.

Location: Memorial Green

4:00 pm

Michael Trautman

Variously identified as a visual comic, performance artist, new vaudevillian, physical comedian, storyteller, magician, and fool.

Location: Kids' Area Stage

4:30 pm

The McCarthys

Original country tunes. Pre parade!

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

4:30 pm

American Ride

The hottest modern country band in Southern Maine.

Location: NYA Tent

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Clam Festival Parade

This year’s theme is “Come Celebrate Our Good Nature.” More information »

Location: Main Street

Sponsors: Bay Square at Yarmouth, Casco Bay Ford, Stroudwater Lodge, The Yarmouth Boat Yard

7:30 pm

Welterweight

A folk band, but not really. It’s a rock band, but not really. Not-quite-adult oriented music.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

7:30 pm

Hollowbody Electric

An eclectic mix of original songs in a sophisticated classic rock and indie/alternative style.

Location: NYA Tent

9:00 pm

Jim Goss

Singer/songwriter from Maine.with musical influences from James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Steely Dan, Sting, Seal, and Rush.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Saturday

7:00 am – 10:30 am

Flapjack breakfast, breakfast sausages, breakfast pizza/sandwiches and more

Flipped up at the First Parish Church and at the Memorial Green

Location: First Parish Church & Memorial Green

7:15 am – 7:45 am

Kids’ Fun Run

For children 12 & under, starting and ending on Main Street at Memorial Green. Pre-registration required. Registration closes at 7:10am. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Fleet Feet Maine Running, Riverview Physical Therapy, Michele Shems DMD, PA.

8:00 am – 9:00 am

35th Annual Pat’s Pizza 5 Mile Road Race

Flat, fast, scenic, certified 5-mile course starting and ending on Main Street at Memorial Green. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Pat's Pizza

10:00 am

Fine Arts Show Opens

Invitational Fine Arts Show featuring artists from Maine and New England. Open until: 5:00 pm on Friday, 7:00 pm Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: Merril Memorial Library Lawn

10:00 am

Craft Show Opens

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans. Open until: 9:00 pm on Friday & Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: NYA Lawn

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Yarmouth History Center Presents: Postcards from Yarmouth

The Yarmouth History Center presents a digital slide show of postcard images with great messages.

Location: 118 East Elm Street

10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Pink Elephant Sale

Treasures for sale. Find books, furniture, household items, and unique collectibles.

Location: Across from First Parish Church

10:00 am

Michael Trautman

Trautman Variously identified as a visual comic, performance artist, new vaudevillian, physical comedian, storyteller, magician, and fool.

Location: Kids' Area Stage

10:30 am – 12:00 noon

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on FridaySaturday & Sunday.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

11:00 am

Maine State Clam Shucking Contest

Come, watch, and compete! Prizes go to the fastest shuckers in professional and amateur heats. Register to compete at 10:30am at the Memorial Green Tent. Two celebrity heats set the competitive edge, both TV and radio on air personalities compete for bragging rights! More information »

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Hannaford Supermarkets

11:00 am

Port City Jazz

This dynamic septet plays standards from the Great American Songbook

Location: NYA Tent

11: 00 am – 4:00 pm

Artascope Interactive Art Expo

Come play with us at the free Artascope Interactive Art ExpoTry your hand at printmaking, jewelry-making, wet felting, mosaics, collaborative art and more. All ages are invited to experience the uplifting and stress relieving effects of making art.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Bickford Education Center

12:00 pm

Norman Magic Productions

Norman Magic Productions combines original magic tricks with a unique style of storytelling, action, and audience interaction at the Kids’ Area on the Library Lawn.

Location: Kid's Area on the Library Lawn

12:30 pm

Joint Chiefs

Rocking the Portland, Maine music scene for over a decade, with a sound all their own.

Location: NYA Tent

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Firefighters’ Muster

High-spirited competition among area fire departments. Hosted WGME. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Dunkin' Donuts

2:00 pm

Downeast Soul Coalition

High energy, groove-driven quintet serving up its own fresh blend of Blues, R&B, Soul and Funk.

Location: NYA Tent

3:00 pm

Moore & Moran

Acoustic mix of forgotten favorites, familiar originals, and lesser known classics.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

3:30 pm

The Downeasters Barbershop Harmony Society

Location: NYA Tent

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on FridaySaturday & Sunday.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

4:00 pm

Norman Magic Productions

Norman Magic Productions combines original magic tricks with a unique style of storytelling, action, and audience interaction at the Kids’ Area on the Library Lawn.

Location: Kids' Area on Library Lawn

4:30 pm

Kevin Midgley

Local Delta bluesman plays slide guitar

Location: Memorial Green

5:30 pm

Jimmy Junkins Band

Sheer roots and blues enjoyment with a sound that speaks in world class tones.

Location: NYA Tent

6:00 pm

Doug Cantwell

Location: Memorial Green Tent

7:30 pm

Pan Fried Steel

This steel-drum band plays infectious island-inspired Calypso music.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

7:30 pm

Gunther Brown

Classic Americana and modern alt-country…a refreshing blend of rootsy styles

Location: NYA Tent

9:15 pm – 9:45 pm

Fireworks

Fireworks will be set off from Royal River Park. The park will be closed to pedestrian traffic at noon.

Location: Best viewed from behind the Library, Smokey's, or Memorial Green

Sponsors: Smokey's Greater Shows

9:30 pm

The Guv’nors

 Rock n’ Roll music of the 1960’s British Invasion.

All welcome!

Fifth Annual YHS Super Reunion

This popular newer tradition continues at the Guvnor’s show. All Classes: 1962-2016. Dance. Sing. Sit. Talk. Laugh. Dance. Dance.

Location: NYA Tent

Sponsors: Douglas Title

9:30 pm

Fight at the Family Picnic

One of a few good things that came out of a collective mid-life crisis.

Location: Memorial Green

Sunday

7:00 am – 10:30 am

Flapjack breakfast, breakfast sausages, breakfast pizza/sandwiches and more

Flipped up at the First Parish Church and at the Memorial Green

Location: First Parish Church & Memorial Green

9:00 am – 11:30 am

36th Annual Men’s & Women’s Bike Race

Watch the Men’s and Women’s bike racers tackle the 3.6 mile course starting on Main Street. Sanctioned by the USCF. More information »

Location: Main Street at Memorial Green

Sponsors: Norway Savings Bank

10:00 am

Fine Arts Show Opens

Invitational Fine Arts Show featuring artists from Maine and New England. Open until: 5:00 pm on Friday, 7:00 pm Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: Merril Memorial Library Lawn

10:00 am

Craft Show Opens

Juried Craft Show has a fine selection of jewelry, clothing, collectibles, pottery, wood carvings, and other handcrafted items created by over 140 artisans. Open until: 9:00 pm on Friday & Saturday, and 5:00 pm Sunday.

Location: NYA Lawn

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pink Elephant Sale

Treasures for sale. Find books, furniture, household items, and unique collectibles.

Location: Across from First Parish Church

10:30 – 12:30 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on FridaySaturday & Sunday.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

11:00 am

Michael Trautman

Variously identified as a visual comic, performance artist, new vaudevillian, physical comedian, storyteller, magician, and fool.

Location: Kids' Area Stage

11:00 am

Interfaith Service

Interfaith Service with The Rev. Dr. H. Roy Partidge: Visiting Assistant Professor In Sociology and Africana studies at Bowdoin College at the Old Meeting House on Hillside Street.

Location: Old Meeting House on Hillside St

Sponsors: Tri-Community Interfaith Council

11: 00 am – 4:00 pm

Artascope Interactive Art Expo

Come play with us at the free Artascope Interactive Art ExpoTry your hand at printmaking, jewelry-making, wet felting, mosaics, collaborative art and more. All ages are invited to experience the uplifting and stress relieving effects of making art.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Bickford Education Center

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Diaper Derby

A fun race for crawlers and toddlers hosted by Lee Goldberg from WCSH. Prizes for first and second-place winners in three divisions (Crawlers, 1-12 months; Toddlers 13-24 months; Toddlers 25-36 months). Registration is required and begins at 10:00 am. More information »

Location: Memorial Green Tent

Sponsors: Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union

12:00 noon

5th Annual Health Kids Happy Kids Fun Bike Ride

One mile ride beginning at Village Green Park in front of Village Florist. Bring your bike and helmet. More information »

Location: Village Green Park in front of Village Florist

Sponsors: Healthykidshappykidsme.org

12:30 pm

The Wicked Good Band

Maine music and humor

Location: NYA Tent

Sponsors: The Notes

1:00 pm

Chamber Music

Fifth Annual Laura Kjeldgaard Case Memorial Concert: A concert of classical chamber music for oboe and piano performed by Guy Urban (Wheaton College) and Charlyn Bethell (Phillips Andover Academy.) Featuring music by Mozart, Brahms, and others. Free. Air-conditioned. Fully accessible.

Location: First Parish Church (Indoors)

1:30 pm

Jenny Jumpstart

Acoustic folk and country originals.

Location: Memorial Green Tent

2:00 pm

Michael Trautman

Variously identified as a visual comic, performance artist, new vaudevillian, physical comedian, storyteller, magician, and fool.

Location: Kids' Area Stage

2:00 pm

Royal River Chorus

Award-winning 60-voice women’s chorus, barbershop- style harmony

Location: NYA Tent

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Horse & Wagon Rides

Enjoy a free, gentle ride along Main Street in a Belgian-horse-drawn wagon owned by Dwayne and Becky Durgin of Meadow Creek Farm in Sumner. Rides are available on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Location: Village Green Park

Sponsors: Summit Natural Gas

4:00 pm

Cumberland Community Band

Location: NYA Tent

4:00 pm

Jerks of Grass

Maine bluegrass band

Location: Memorial Green Tent