Events and Programs

Rain or Shine Club: Thursdays at 10am
Rain or Shine Club every Thursday morning at 10 am is a free program to help you experience your neighborhood in new ways and learn where to explore across town. We visit different places each week across our service area: Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Pownal, New Gloucester,  Durham and Gray.

Details and schedule here

Trail Crew: Wednesdays at 10am

Trail Crew each Wednesday at 10am is a volunteer program each Wednesday (and as scheduled) working on RRCT trails and preserves.  Details and schedule here.

Once-per-month Wednesday afternoons: Get Out! Nature Walks

Beaver Stump credit Kevin Brusieme_knightspond_blueberryhill_06272014_058Get Out! Nature Walks, once-per-month on Wednesday afternoons, are volunteer-led regular trips with trained master naturalists and other skilled volunteer leaders. Join us for a well-planned, no cost, guided adventure. Free, rain, snow, or shine. Check our Details and schedule here.

October 18, 2018 through March 21, 2019 Thursdays 7pm: Royal River Film Series

October 18, 2018- March 21, 2019 (Thursday evenings 7pm: the Royal River Film Series)

7:00 pm, The Yarmouth History Center: 118 E Elm St. Yarmouth, ME 04096

Once again RRCT and the Yarmouth Historical Society have teamed up to bring you the Royal River Film series.  We are featuring six different films on a wide variety of topics connected to the outdoors and nature. Four of these films feature strong women who have made exceptional contributions to their individual fields.  Join us for these incredible films and enjoy cookies provided by Maple’s Bakery.  The next film, “The Eagle Huntress,” is about a young Kazakh girl training to be an eagle hunter, showing on October 18th.   Check out the schedule and trailers here.

September 29, 2018 (Saturday): 2nd Annual RRCT Together --Volunteer Recruiting

September 29, 2018 (Saturday), 11am to 3pm:  2nd Annual RRCT Together –Volunteer Recruiting, Picnic & Trek

Join us from 11am to 3pm at Bradbury’s picnic pavillion for a low-key recognition of RRCT’s volunteers and RRCT’s work.  Join us to hang out, have fun, get to know each other and celebrate.  Think of it as Rain or Shine Club on a weekend!  We’ll celebrate the emerging new wheelchair access to the picnic pavilion and playground, funded by your donations.  We’ll tour the Park and the Corridor, including parcels we helped acquire for the park.  We’ll update and engage informally on plans for the future in Pownal, Durham, North Yarmouth and elsewhere.

11:00 am (Depart from picnic pavillion):  Carrie will lead a trail run to the Corridor and Tryon Mountain.

11:30 am (Depart from picnic pavillion):  Alan will lead a leaf-peeper hike to the summit.

1:00 pm:  Potluck late lunch at the pavillion.  We’ll bring burgers and dogs over the fire with lemonade, if you bring salad, side, dessert for others and your preference for food.

September 29, 2018 )Saturday), 4pm to 7 pm, Yarmouth Frame and Gallery: Catherine Breer presents paintings of the Royal River

The Yarmouth Frame and Gallery on US-1 in Yarmouth is hosting an art opening for Catherine Breer and her new collection of paintings featuring the Royal River.  Come see these beautiful paintings, celebrate the Royal River, and Catherine Breer. For more information visit: Catherine Breer & the Royal River

February 19, 2019 (Tuesday evening): 8th Annual Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek

5pm-8pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2019

8th Annual Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek

74 Dougherty Road, New Gloucester

Free!  Join us for our signature event with a bonfire at the summit.

  More information here


May 18th, 2019 (Saturday morning): 4th Annual Run of the Royal corporate canoe relay

Join us on Saturday May 18th for our signature Run of the Royal canoe race in Yarmouth — popular for spectators, paddlers, and vendors. The paddling race starts at 10:00am, with paddlers’ meetings at 9:30am, all at Yarmouth History Center on East Elm Streetl  Details here.

August 16, 2019 (Thursday evening): 2nd Annual RRCT Celebrates!

Join us for our signature annual summer fundraiser, celebrating our conservation successes.  Learn more.