Advertising Opportunity in the Old Hallowell Day Program Book!

Please consider advertising your business or organization in the Old Hallowell Day Program booklet.

The programs are distributed free, and are in great demand during the weeks prior to Old Hallowell Day. More programs are handed out at the information booth on the day of the event.

We hope that we can count on your participation to make this year’s festivities a great success! Click on the advertising form found here OHD Ad letter 2015 for more information. Deadline for camera ready ads is June 19!

Thank you for supporting Old Hallowell Day!

News about the 2015 Vaughan Field activities

A children’s favorite – Mr Harley and the Strollers – will perform starting at 11:30 am!

Mr. Harley

And Fresh Ella’s will return providing delicious ice cream and frozen treats!

Fresh Ella's

Join the Old Hallowell Day Parade! Applications now available.

Applications are now available for the Old Hallowell Day Parade on Saturday, July 18. This year’s theme is “Down by the Riverside”. The parade is always great fun and, hey, you might win a prize! Use the link below to download the registration form.

OHD Parade Registration 2015

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Arts & Crafts 2015 Applications now available

OHD 2015 App Letter & App

If you are an artist or a crafter and would like to display your work at Old Hallowell Day on Saturday, July 18, please use the link above to apply. Cost is $50 per booth. Only products made by the vendor are eligible. First come, first served and we always sell out so apply soon!

Annual Meeting – April 7

Old Hallowell Day Committee Annual Meeting is Tuesday, April 7 at 6 pm at City Hall. If you are interested in getting involved or just want to learn more, please join us!

April 7, 2015

– Introductions
– Report on 2014 Old Hallowell Day
Successes and challenges
Achievement of IRS 501c3 status under guidance of Linda Masciadri
– Distribution of notes for April 7 meeting
– Reappointment of Susan MacPherson as executive director
– Election of officers
– Preliminary planning for 2015 Old Hallowell Day, July 18, 2015

OHD Committee Meeting Schedule

The Old Hallowell Day Committee is slowing waking from its winter slumber. 2015 meeting dates have been set. All meetings are at 6 pm at City Hall. (Thanks to the City for allowing us to meet on City property.) If you’d like to get involved, please join us. New committee members are always welcome. But this is a WORKING committee … if you know what I mean. You have been warned!
April 7
April 21
May 5
May 19
 June 2
June 16


Save the date!

July 18, 2015

Old Hallowell Day is Saturday, July 18, 2015 See you there!

Christmas in Old Hallowell Schedule

Here is the most accurate list possible of what’s happening, what’s moved, and what’s canceled. See you Sunday for the Parade and Fireworks!UPDATE Christmas in Old Hallowell

Old Hallowell Day Contest Winners 2014

Age Right Fitness Stayin' Alive OHD 2014


• Grand marshal, best overall: Age Right Fitness.

• Most original: Robotics Team, first place; and Peter Boutie Presents, second place.

• Favorite antique car: William Payton, first place; and Fred Mitton, second.

• Old Hallowell Spirit: Hall-Dale class of 1974, first place; and Hallowell Citizens’ Initiative, second.

• Best merchant entry: Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe, first place; and Kennebec Valley Humane Society, second.

• Best environmental theme: Hallowell Tree Board, first place; and Peace Brigade, second.

• Best youth group: Mainely/Decal Gymnastics, first place; and Hall-Dale Summer Recreation Program, second.

• Best neighborhood theme: Hallowell Bicycle/Pedestrian, first place; and Modern Woodsmen of America, second.

• Best performance, dance: Vicki’s School of Dance, first place; and Ampersand Dance Academy, second.

• Best performance, music: Manchester Community Church, first place; and Hallowell Community Band, second.

Cupcake contest

Most scrumptious: Julie Barrett of West Gardiner placed first for her strawberry shortcake cupcake; Lisa McGrotty of Hallowell placed second for her apple pie cupcake and third her her banana peanut butter cupcake.

Most unique: Sophie Gabrion of Hallowell placed first for her grilled cheese and tomato soup cupcake; Kaitlin and Nancy Clifford of Augusta placed second for their raspberry sauerkraut surprise cupcake; and Mark Doody of Westbrook placed third for his blueberry waffle with bacon maple frosting cupcake.

Ages 12 and younger: Macy Aube of Augusta placed first for her Macy’s Maine maple cupcake; Sam DeRaps of Richmond placed second for Sam’s special chocolate cupcake; and Renee Bernier of Augusta placed third for Renee’s raspberry cheesecake cupcake.

Ages 13 to 18: Anne Wallace of Hallowell placed first for her tropical beach cupcake; Athea Truman of Augusta placed second for her vegan chocolate Oreo cupcake; and Casey Colson of Augusta placed third for her confetti birthday cake with purple frosting cupcake.

Strut Your Stuff (professional baker): Amy Wilson of Farmingdale placed first for her piña colada cupcake.


Shelley Browne was the original Old Hallowell Day 2014 painting winner.

Traditional raffle winners were Dee Benn, Larry Davis, Ann Sullivan and Rosemary Presnar.


Dick Leighton placed first, Jessica Gagne, second, and Joel Gagne, third.


Tim Fortin and Blaine Fortin, first place; Tom Bourque and Brian Sumner, second; and Andy Vellani and John Steurewalt, third.

Cupcake Contest Winners 2014

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