The Compass Project hosted its first Cardboard Boat Regatta on the East End Beach. Row, row, row your boat... until it sinks! More info: www.compassproject.org/
With 45 workshops over two days, Maine YogaFest served up yoga nearly every which way: on paddleboards, on slacklines, on bikes, in the air, inside, outside, upside down, in quiet meditation, with hip hop music blaring, and under black lights. www.maineyogafest.com/
Congress and Free Streets were closed to vehicles for a vibrant dance party on the go: a workout, a costume party, and a fundraiser for the Maine Center for Creativity. Hey, why run when you can dance? www.thedancemile.com
What happens when a bunch of food trucks park outside the Flea-for-All? Flea Bites, of course.
The funky sounds of the Kenya Hall Band and the hard-hitting rock of The London Souls turned Monument Square into one big eclectic party in the first of two Alive at Five free summer concerts hosted by the Portland Downtown District. More info: www.portlandmaine.com/cornerstone-events/alive-at-five/
La Kermesse Franco-Americaine Festival in Biddeford is an old-timey family event with all the usual draws: music, rides, vendors, and a petting zoo. And don't forget the food: everything from French-Canadian poutine and pork pie to lobster rolls and apple cobbler to cotton candy and caramel apples.
If you like authentic Greek food served up with a side of community spirit, the annual Greek Festival run by members of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church is a treat.
Organizers of the Vintage Baseball game between the Maine Dirigo and Ipswich Ales in Freeport on Sunday were surprised by how many hundreds of people showed at Historic Pettengill Farm. The home team, from Augusta, won 16-1 at what the Ales called the "annual smackdown."