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Downtown Dover-Foxcroft will be full of activity as the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival returns on Saturday, June 23rd from 10 AM to 4 PM. This is an all day event packed full of exciting activities for the young and old alike including food, music, rummage sales, farmers markets, book sales, craft sales, children’s activities not to mention the star of the show, the world famous Maine Whoopie Pie. Admission will be $5 for adults and children 12 and under enter for free. The Whoopie Pie Festival will be located smack dab in the middle of Dover-Foxcroft. Being centrally located means attendees can park their vehicles and walk around the festival with ease. The festival will be divided up into three zones, including the Whoopie Pie Zone, Main Street Zone, and Kid’s Zone. In addition to the Maine Whoopie Pie’s, there will be a number of activities for everyone to enjoy.  
The Piscataquis Regional YMCA will be holding Earn Your Whoopie Pie Kid’s Fun Run beginning at 8 AM. This race is for children ages 3 to 12. Registration is $10 with a tee-shirt and $3 without. Participants can register downtown on race day, but you must pre-register to be guaranteed a shirt. To pre-register contact 564-7111 or visit the Piscataquis Regional YMCA. The race will start in the downtown parking lot (behind Pat’s Pizza). Then at 8:30 AM the Adult 3k Run/Walk for ages 13 and up will begin. Registration is $15. Participants may register downtown on race day, but must pre-register to be guaranteed at tee-shirt. To pre-register or for more information contact 564-7111 or visit the Piscataquis Regional YMCA. The race will begin in the same spot as the Kid’s Fun Run in the parking lot behind Pat’s Pizza. A rummage sale will be held at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church on Main Street from 9 AM to 1 PM. The Dover Cove Farmers Market will be open from 9 AM to 1 PM and located at 1041 South Street. A Hooked on Fishing not Drugs event will be held from 9 AM to 1 PM. This event is free for kids and will be located at Kiwanis Park on Park Street. The Thompson Free Library will hold their annual book sale from 9 AM to 12 PM on East Main Street. The Whoopie Pie Eating Contest will be held at 12:15 PM for teens; 11:45 AM to children 12 and under; and at 1:45 PM the adult contest will begin. So much to do packed in one day. For more information and a full schedule of events visit