Bar Harbor offers an array of shops, restaurants and activities.

Discover our quaint, sleepy coastal village during the quieter seasons — late fall, winter and spring.

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Look for our FALL FLAG at our members' businesses!

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For more than a decade, the Bar Harbor Merchants Association has promoted Bar Harbor as a Four-Season destination.

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Bar Harbor Merchant Association's Winter Flag

The Bar Harbor Merchants Association members fly one of our three different flags when they are open. Not all members are open throughout the entire year, but you can tell when they are by looking for the flag.

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Please join Bar Harbor Savings and Loan at their Open House Friday, December 19, 11:00-2:00, 2014 Stop by and say hello, share our holiday refreshments, and view Art on the Wall, featuring work by students of the George Stevens Academy. We will also be collecting donations for the MDI Pet Food Pantry.
Alexander Phillips will be there playing the accordion, and we¹d love to see you, too!
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Machias Savings Bank Holiday Open House Tomorrow

The Machias Savings Bank will be holding their Holiday Open House tomorrow, December 17th from 8 AM to 2 PM. They would like to invite our members to stop by their 96 Cottage Street location and help celebrate the season.
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Last Chance for a 12 Day's of shopping and Dining Locally entry - come on, you know you want to! ... See MoreSee Less

The shop seems so quiet after the revelry of the Bizarre Bazaar. But we are still here, and will be every day until Christmas! 10-5 or later every day except the eve, when we will close at 4. We have new items by local artists, and Sassafrass Catering truffles and Patti's sea salt caramels, which make great stocking stuffers!

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The Scoop

The Latest News and Events in Bar Harbor, Maine

It’s a beautiful Winter, so your year round BHMA members are here to keep you warm, entertained and well fed. Below are featured some of the upcoming events. For current events also check out our local Chamber of Commerce.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 11am-2pm
Bar Harbor Savings & Loan

Holiday Open House
Please join Bar Harbor Savings and Loan at their Open House Friday, December 19, 11:00-2:00, 2014 Stop by and say hello, share our holiday refreshments, and view Art on the Wall, featuring work by students of the George Stevens Academy. We will also be collecting donations for the MDI Pet Food Pantry.
Alexander Phillips will be there playing the accordion, and we¹d love to see you, too

Sunday, January 11th, 2014 2pm
Jesup Memorial Library
Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert #3 SlaneyRose Jordan

A local girl who is making a name for herself as a singer, SlaneyRose returns to the Jesup with a brand new show, featuring standards and show tunes. She will be accompanied by popular local pianist Michelle McCann.
For more information, call the Jesup Memorial Library at (207) 288-4245 or email lrooney@jesuplibrary.org.
Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Sunday, February 8, 2015,  2 p.m.
Jesup Memorial Library
Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert #4 – Hawk Henries

This renowned Native American flutist and traditional flute maker will perform his own songs and traditional songs.
For more information, call the Jesup Memorial Library at (207) 288-4245 or email lrooney@jesuplibrary.org.
Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Sunday, March 15, 2015,  2 p.m.
Jesup Memorial Library
Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert #5
Gus LaCasse & Friends
A prodigy, Gus plays fiddle in the Celtic and Cape Breton traditions and will be accompanied by performers on guitar, pipes, and bodhran.
For more information, call the Jesup Memorial Library at (207) 288-4245 or email lrooney@jesuplibrary.org.
Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Sunday, April 12, 2015,  2 p.m.
Jesup Memorial Library
Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert #6
– Acadia Chorale
Members of this 60-strong community chorus come from far and wide-from Brewer and MDI to Bucksport, Franklin, and Thorndike. A popular group of devoted music lovers, they will preview their spring show at Jesup’s last concert of the winter season.
For more information, call the Jesup Memorial Library at (207) 288-4245 or email lrooney@jesuplibrary.org.
Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
For more information, call the Jesup Memorial Library at (207) 288-4245 or email lrooney@jesuplibrary.org.
Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

 

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