Welcome to the Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce.


Please stay up to date with upcoming events on our events page, or our Facebook page. a couple of our big ones still this month are:

March Business After Hours, more here

Important Annual Membership Meeting

Thursday March 22, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall Skowhegan

We are asking for your input and attendance. A chamber of commerce is run by its members and we are requesting your assistance. This meeting is important and is a pivotal part of the growth of the Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce. We are at a point that we need your help.

6 – 7 p.m. – Guest Speaker David Trahan, Executive Director of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. He will be speaking about the citizens’ initiative process, specifically addressing concerns about the influences of “dark” money, the gathering of signatures, how groups from out of state are using money to take over the lawmaking process and what that means to the business community and more. This is open to the Public and member’s.

7 – 7:30 – Membership Benefits and Sponsorship’s
7:30 – 8 – Help set the direction of the Chamber over the next year

This event is Sponsored by Maine Fire Equipment Co., Inc. and the Snack Shack


Ribbon Cutting / Open House

Friday, March 23 at 10 AM

Kennebec Stitchery, 14 Madison Avenue Skowhegan

The Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to attend the
“Ribbon Cutting Ceremony” and open house for:
Kennebec Stitchery
14 Madison Avenue
Skowhegan, Maine 04976

Skowhegan Maple Fest Weekend

Friday, March 23, 2018 – Sunday, March 25
The 12th annual Skowhegan Maple Festival kicks of Friday evening March 23rd and continues into Saturday morning with the ever-favorite pancake breakfast, followed by activities in the Municipal Lot and downtown businesses. The weekend wraps up with Maine Maple Sunday when residents can visit and learn about sapping from their local maple house. Find more here .
Maple Festival Schedule
Friday, March 23, 2018
Maple Sap Collecting
4:30 p.m., Chez Londorf, Burrill Hill Rd.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Pancake Breakfast
7-10 a.m., Tewksbury Hall, Skowhegan Island
Featuring locally sourced foods including homemade whole-grain pancakes, Somerset County maple syrup, free-range sausage, fresh fruit, and local coffee, tea, cider, and milk. $6 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under.
50/50 Raffle
7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Benefiting revitalization efforts in Skowhegan. Purchase tickets at the breakfast 7-10 a.m. and at Country Crow Primitives 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Maple Leaf Hunt
9-3 p.m., Downtown
Pick up a checklist at the Bankery (87 Water St.), search for maple leaves, colored by North Elementary students, hidden in downtown businesses, and turn in your completed list to be entered into a drawing for two movie passes to the Strand.
Chez Londorf Maple Open House
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Chez Londorf, Burrill Hill Rd.
Springtime Celebration
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Country Crow Primitives, 61 Water St.
Celebrate spring with homemade treats, in-store specials, and more at Country Crow.
Maple Marshmallow Roasting
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Municipal Lot
Roast your own maple flavored marshmallow over a warm open fire.
The Sap and Syrup Shuttle
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Municipal Lot
Hop on the Sap and Syrup Shuttle in downtown Skowhegan to visit Tessier’s Farm, and Smith Brothers Maple, for all things maple. This free shuttle will run half-hour loops, starting in the Municipal lot, while passengers hop on and off to check out Skowhegan’s maple houses. Thank you, Poland Bus Service, for making this happen!
Children’s Seed-Planting Activity
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Municipal Lot
Organized by Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County. In case of inclement weather or extreme cold, this event will take place inside the Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce.
Live Chainsaw Carving Show
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Municipal Lot
Local chainsaw artist, Josh Landry, will be creating four carvings from start to finish. One carving will be raffled off at the end of the performance. Come watch as Josh Landry intricately turns logs into works of art.
Officer and First Responder Meet and Greet
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Municipal Lot
Come meet Somerset County’s law enforcement and first responder units! Kids and their families will be able to check out Skowhegan PD’s Interceptor, a Skowhegan Fire Department fire truck, Redington Fairview General Hospital’s EMS unit, a Somerset Sheriff’s truck, and the State Police K-9 unit!
Dollar Doughnuts
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Municipal Lot
The Miller’s Table will have hot doughnuts for a $1 in the Municipal Lot. Stop for the maple flavored doughnuts, leave with a coupon for their spring re-opening.
Maple Syrup Demonstration
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Municipal Lot
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension for Somerset County will be educating festival-goers about process of turning sap into syrup.
HooSkow Radio Photo Booth
12 p.m.-2 p.m., Municipal Lot
Local radio station WXNZ 98.1 (HooSkow Radio) will be adding to the festival fun with their jailhouse photobooth.
Skowhegan Rotary Beer, Wine, and Food Tasting
5-8 p.m., Skowhegan Armory, 11 N. School St.
Organized by the Skowhegan Rotary Club. 21+ event. Tickets are $20 prepurchased/$25 at the door and are available at Hammond Lumber, Franklin Savings Bank, and Bigelow Brewing Co. For more information see their Facebook event page.
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Maple Open Houses
Visit local maple producers—including Tessiers FarmStrawberry Hill FarmsSmith Brothers Maple, and more—for tours and samples. For a full list of open farms around the state, see Maine Maple Sunday.


Meet the Reps Event

Wednesday, March 28 at 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM, T&B’s Celebration Center, Skowhegan, more here.

Join the Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce and its members at this Meet The Reps event!

These events have been formed to enhance communication and relationships between business leaders and their local, state and federal elected officials.

This event will be held at T&B’s Celebration Center, 414 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan. This event is Sponsored by Allied Realty.


Website Sponsors include: