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June
25

Kennebec River Day & Brewfest - Sprague & Curtis Real Estate

It's almost time once again to enjoy two of the biggest celebrations of the year in the Kennebec Valley, packed into one exciting day. June 29th marks the return of both Kennebec River Day and the Kennebec River Brewfest. Both events take place at scenic Mill Park, where you'll find a schedule of events that appeal to every member of the family. From great food to shopping, fun, drinks, and games, Kennebec River Day has it all. Our real estate agents are ready to celebrate with the community, but first, we'll share the key details on Kennebec River Day and Kennebec River Brewfest for 2019.

Kennebec Valley Summertime Celebrations

Date: June 29, 2019 – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Mill Park – 1 Water St., Augusta, ME 04330

Kennebec River Day        

  • Children's Games and Activities
    Kids and adults alike will have a blast exploring all that Kennebec River Day has to offer. For younger members of the audience, there will a kids workshop, inflatable obstacle course, musical instrument petting zoo, building with LEGOs, and even the chance to build their own magic wand. Kids also love visiting the Touch-a-Truck exhibition, which allows them to get a first-hand look at emergency response vehicles.

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June
17

Augusta Ice Cream Shops - Sprague & Curtis Real Estate

Dessert lovers, rejoice! Within the span of one week this summer you can celebrate National Vanilla Milkshake Day on June 20 and National Ice Cream Cake Day on June 27. Get ready to indulge as our real estate agents share the scoop on their favorite ice cream shops around Augusta.

  1. The Red Barn - 455 Riverside Drive, Augusta 04330
    Roadside diners are a classic part of summer in America, and The Red Barn has been a family-owned Augusta institution since 1977. Take a break from touring Augusta homes for sale and sit outside at the picnic tables to enjoy a meal of clam strips, lobster rolls, or other Maine seafood before finishing with some of their popular soft-serve ice cream. Have it in a bowl, cone, or as a luscious milkshake. Hours are 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

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June
10

Energy Efficient Homes-Sprague & Curtis Real Estate

Our real estate agents have an exciting new trend in Augusta homes for sale to share with you. It's this: Energy-efficient homes.

Energy efficient (or "green") homes are gaining popularity throughout the United States. More and more people see the value in reducing their carbon footprint by ensuring energy isn't wasted. Not only does this help protect the natural environment, but it also reduces the cost of ownership for any home. A few energy-efficient improvements can reduce energy bills by hundreds annually. With a proactive approach, you may even cut bills by thousands.

This is a crucial matter for new home buyers in and around Augusta. Savings really count when you're establishing your budget and trying to discover exactly how much house you can afford. Luckily, there are some efficient renovations you can install relatively quickly, even if you're putting a property on the market soon. They can earn you a premium on your sale price, too.

Our top energy-efficient renovations include:

  1. Programmable Thermostats
    Your thermostat is the brain of your entire heating and air conditioning system. When you use a programmable thermostat, it will keep these energy-intensive systems idle throughout the day, then reach your desired temperature while you're on your way home from work.

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June
3

Kennebec Valley Summer Events-Sprague & Curtis Real Estate

Summer in Kennebec Valley is the best time of the year! Our real estate agents love the warm summer days and long summer nights that are perfect for getting together with family and friends to enjoy the some of the best festivities around Maine. Don't miss these four awesome events happening throughout the summer in Kennebec Valley!

  1. Belgrade Lakes Market – 137 Main St., Belgrade Lakes, ME 04918 | Every Sunday, Memorial Day – September
    Who doesn't love a trip to the farmers market? Whether you enjoy sampling locally grown foods or browsing for handcrafted goods, you'll have a great time at the Belgrade Lakes Market. Happening every Sunday from Memorial Day weekend until mid-September, the Belgrade Lakes Market offers something new every week. Close to Belgrade homes for sale, live music and delicious food await you all summer long! Bring your family into town and support your local small businesses at this great farmers market.

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