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June 21 - September 6

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The unique seaside Chautauqua community of Ocean Park, ME has flourished as a summer assembly in the Chautauqua tradition for 134 years of history and heritage.

Founded in 1881, Ocean Park is a retreat to the quiet of the pines and the beach offering lectures, workshops, family programs, and opportunities for spiritual growth and renewal in a non-denominational, inter-faith setting. The architectuarally important Temple, and the Temple Garden and pergola can provide you with a time for quiet reflection or meditation and at the end of your stay, you will go home feeling just a bit more content and looking forward to your next Ocean Park visit. Read more about Ocean Park's history and its significant historic buildings.

The seven mile beach on Saco Bay and the surrounding marsh and forest land are national treasures. The historic buildings of Ocean Park are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and most listings of the nation's finest beaches include the stunning seven mile beach, where kids of all ages play, swim, surf, and build castles in the sand. Isn't it time to visit?

When you are planning your next Ocean Park visit, checkout Ocean Park Realty on the web to secure your lodging accommodations for 2015. Or stop by the Realty office at 14 Temple Avenue. Jeff Chute, our agency realtor is ready to assist you.

Ocean Park Plein Air Festival Announced
July 15 – July 17, 2015


The Ocean Park Association, Ocean Park, Maine is hosting its 2nd Annual Plein Air Festival. This is an excellent opportunity for outdoor artists who will be in the Kennebunkport to Cape Elizabeth area in mid-July. All interested artists are asked to submit three samples of their work to Frank Costantino (frankmc@fmcostantino.com ) in jpg form and a non-refundable application fee of $35 to Ocean Park Association, PO Box 7296, Ocean Park, Maine 04063, by April 30, 2015.

If an applying artist is accepted, they will be invited to attend a Tuesday evening, July 14 introduction of artists to the public. The artists will have from daybreak on Wednesday, July 15th, until 11 am on Friday, July 17th, to produce paintings of the Ocean Park environs. Pictured below are two artists at work from last summer.

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Image: Plein Air 2014

Updated: March 29, 2015