AUG. 15-17: 39th annual Machias Wild Blueberry Festival. Features blueberry farm tours, pie-eating contest, cooking contest, road race and more than 250 vendors of Maine-made products. No admission charge.

AUG. 21: Rangeley Blueberry Festival, Rangeley Inn, 2443 Main St. Features jams, muffins, pies, gifts and crafts. Special entertainment for children. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No admission charge.

AUG. 17-24:
Maine Wild Blueberry Festival at the Union Fair. Fairground Road. For admission prices, contest rules, etc., visit Blueberry event line-up:
Aug. 17: 7:30 p.m. Maine wild blueberry pie-eating contest; 8 p.m. Maine Wild Blueberry Queen coronation
Aug. 19: 4:30 p.m. Maine wild blueberry muffin contest
Aug. 20 and 22: noon blueberry spitting contest
Aug. 21: 4:30 p.m. Maine wild blueberry dessert contest
Aug. 22: 7 – 9:30 a.m. Maine wild blueberry pancake breakfast; 4:30 p.m.: Two-crusted Maine wild blueberry pie contest
Aug. 23: 2:30 p.m. Kids Kooking Kontest — Maine wild blueberry cupcakes