Sports major part of FF festival

12 years ago

    FORT FAIRFIELD — At this year’s Potato Blossom Festival, sports are prevalent among the list of events taking place.

    Today, the Potato Blossom swim meet is slated to begin at 9 a.m. at the municipal pool. Recreation swim teams from Aroostook County will take part.

    Aroostook Valley Country Club’s three-person golf scramble begins at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 21.


    The Potato Blossom 5-Miler Road Race will also be held Saturday, July 21. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., the walker’s division gets under way at 8:30 a.m. and the runners take off at 9 a.m. The race begins on Main Street, across from Hillside IGA.

    The Regatta on the Aroostook for canoes and kayaks will be held at Forbes Gravel Pit, six miles north of Fort Fairfield on Rt. 161, beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 21.

    The Spud Cycle Classic is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday, July 22. Registration is held at 8 a.m. at the community center.

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