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, Gray, and Auburn.

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.

Thursdays, Fall/Winter 2019-2020, 7 pm: Royal River Film Series

Thursdays, Fall/Winter 2019-2020, 7 pm: the Royal River Film Series

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

RRCT and the Yarmouth Historical Society jointly host the Royal River Film Series each year during fall and winter months, featuring films on a wide variety of topics connected to the outdoors and nature. The 2018/2019 season had a theme of strong women who have made exceptional contributions to their individual fields.  Stay tuned for our fall 2019 schedule and themes soon!   Check out the schedule and trailers here.

April 27 & 28, 2019 (Friday and Saturday) Feathers over Freeport (and Bradbury Mountain)

April 27 & 28, 2019 (Friday and Saturday) Feathers over Freeport (and Bradbury Mountain)

RRCT is a proud sponsor year after year of this birding and youth event at Bradbury Mountain and Wolfe’s Neck state parks each year, with hawk watching with experts at the summit, live birds of prey, guided bird walks, and more.  Details here.

May 18th, 2019 (Saturday morning): 4th Annual Run of the Royal Corporate Canoe Challenge

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

June 15, 2019 (Saturday evening: 4pm to 7pm) Yarmouth's Chili & Chowder Cookoff! to support the West Side Trail Phase II

Yarmouth Parks, Recreation and Community Services is holding the first ever Chili & Chowder Cookoff in the Royal River Park.  All proceeds benefit the development and maintenance of the West Side Trail. For more information or to sponsor or purchase tickets visit: Chili & Chowder Cookoff!

August 15, 2019 (Thursday evening): 2nd Annual RRCT Celebrates!

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

September 24th, 2019 (Tuesday evening): RRCT Annual Meeting of the Members

Join us for annual business meeting of the membership, at 6:30pm, Tuesday, September 24th, 2019, at Yarmouth’s Log Cabin (American Legion) at 198 Main Street. The business-like agenda typically involves election of new directors, election of officers, and any other matter required by our bylaws to come before the members for a vote.  We extend voting privileges to any person or business who has made a donation of any size in the past 18 months.

September TBD, 2019 (Saturday, daytime): RRCT Together

Join us for our annual volunteer celebration and volunteer recruiting event.  Always outdoors, always low key, always family friendly, at a date and location TBD.

February TBD, 2020: 9th Annual Pisgah Hill Full Moon Trek

February TBD, 2020

9th 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