All events (except for the fireworks) will be held rain or shine.  Rain date is Sunday for fireworks.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Chicken Barbecue — 4:30 to 6 pm, Boynton-Webber Post #179, 79 Legion Memorial Drive – $10 per person
Parking Lot Art – 5:30 pm, China Primary School bus circle – enjoy creating art on the sidewalk and win fabulous prizes!
Youth Kick Ball Game —  6 pm, China Recreation Ball Fields – hosted by Central Church

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Saturday Morning

5K & Fun One Run/Walk — Registration begins at 9:00 am in the China Primary School bus circle. Races begin at 9:30 am.
For more information contact Ashli Hussey at 692-3210 and see the Town of China website: or the China Community Days Facebook page for registration forms.

10 a.m. to 3 pm.

(Daytime events will be held rain or shine 10 am to 3 pm at the China schools.)

Community Organizations and Vendors

  • South China Library – Craft activity & bake sale
  • Lindsey Harwath for House of Representatives
  • China Maine Democratic Committee
  • Dirigo Lodge #104
  • Central Church – information
  • China Middle School 8th Grade Class – fundraising for class activities
  • Creative Dreams – jewelry, bags & scarves
  • Focal Point Windchimes – designer glass bottle windchimes
  • Grace Academy – Introducing new after school program
  • Hoof It Goatscaping – poison ivy & brush removal
  • Hemp’N’Stones – jewelry
  • Lori Paradis – Color Street & jewelry & wood signs
  • Lularoe clothing– Sandy Turgeon
  • Magic Art – by Angela Feihel – henna tattoos
  • Mahar Family Crafts – quilts & placemats
  • Raider’s Sugarhouse – Maple syrup products
  • R-Mac Creations – tote bats, dog collar bandanas, quilts
  • Sisters Sew and Crafts – repurposed fabric bags & pillow covers
  • Soken SUP – Stand up paddle boarding rentals
  • Sonlight Creations – wood turned tops
  • Tupperware by Allyson Roberts
  • Usborne Books & More consultant Danielle Ostie
  • Washburn Brann Ward American Legion
  • Auxiliary #195 – Dirigo Girls State fundraiser
  • Wiseacre Farm – henna & glitter tattoos, felt critters, hand forged ironwork & bentwood trellises

Main Tent

10:00  a.m. — Conjuring Carroll’s Magic Show
11:00 a.m. — 5K & Fun One Run awards
1:00 p.m. — Pie Eating Contest

Pie Eating Contest

Sign up at the China Community Days booth. Registration fee of $3.00.
Food by…
  • China Four Seasons Club:  hot dogs & drinks
  • Full Fork Farm:  fresh fruit ice cream
  • Piggin’ Out:  fried dough & pulled pork
  • Island Cow Ice Cream:  farm made ice cream
  • Jorgensen’s Café:  hot & iced coffee, iced tea  & lemonade
  • Historic Games  Colonial Maine Living History Association will be sharing games and toys of the 18th century including;  Marble Board, Shovel Board, Shut the Box, Put and Take, Skittles, Bowls, Stool Ball and Pitch and Hustle.

Childrens’ Area

Obstacle Course

  • Joust
  • Dunk Tank (3 balls for $1) *Cotton Candy ($1 each)
  • Snow Cones ($1 each)  *Bounce House
  • Bell Striker
  • Spin Art
  • Touch-A-Truck
    A chance to explore vehicles and meet those who drive them:

    • China Police
    • Maine Game Warden Christopher Roy
    • Central Maine Disposal
    • China Village Fire Department
    • Weeks Mills Fire Department
    • South China Fire Department
    • Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office
    • China Rescue
    • 1974 Oakland Police cruiser
    • California Highway Patrol motorcycle

Saturday Afternoon

Cardboard Boat Regatta  Registration begins at 4:00 pm and races begin at 4:45 pm.  Please see the Town of China website,, or the China Community Days Facebook page for registration forms and for more information contact Tara Littrell at 891-9966.

Saturday Evening Events

(All events held on the Causeway at the north end of China Lake)

China Baptist Church — Hamburger booth will be open 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Street Dance — 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm featuring Central Worship – China Baptist Church parking lot.
Fireworks Display — Head of the lake on Causeway Road – approximately 9 pm
*Thank you to Judi Gilman for the use of her property for the fireworks display.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Youth Fishing Derby — 9 am – 11 am:  Ages 15 and under.  Fishing from the designated area along the Causeway.  Sponsored by MJEK Seafood & Grill
Scavenger Hunt — noon – 2:00 pm: Teams must meet in the parking lot of the China Baptist Church ready to receive the list at 12 pm.  Each team will be provided a list of 100 items to gather and return by 2:00 pm.

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