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CAB would like to remind everyone to support our
local shops, restaurants, and services year round!

Cornish and our neighboring towns have so much to offer for unique gifts, entertainment, activities, services, places to stay and dine.

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NEXT CAB EVENT:
25th Annual Cornish Apple Festival

strawberry

September - Sat 27, 2014
10:00AM – 4:00PM

This is a rain or shine event.

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CAB is now on:

Thompson Park Kiosk
Brochure holders are available for any business!

You do not have to be a CAB member to place your business' flyer at the Thompson Park Kiosk. For only $10 a month ($8 a month for CAB members) you can place up to 20 flyers in the holders. Holders hold up to a 4"x9" size card or brochure.

(Kiosk renting months are April through November, depending on snow fall.)

Call 625-7725 to reserve
your space.

Remember, You can join CAB anytime in the year!

You may have missed the deadline for your business to be listed in the Cornish Brochure, but many marketing opportunities happen throughout the year!

The Cornish Maine & Neighbors Web site gets an average of 160 visits an hour.
As a CAB member, your business listing on the Web site includes up to 3 photos, your logo, detailed description, contact info, and links for emailing, Web and social sites is just one of many great benefit!

Click to read other membership benefits

Click to download a membership form

Any Cornish business or businesses in Baldwin, Brownfield, Hiram, Fryeburg, Kezar Falls, Limerick, Limington, Parsonsfield, & Porter are encouraged to join!

This site has been last updated on 8/20/2014

Cornish is located in the foothills of the White Mountains, midway between the coastal city of Portland and the picturesque Mt. Washington Valley of New Hampshire. It is called the Crown Jewel of York County*. Cornish is one of the towns making up what's called the Sacopee Valley area. Our near by neighbors are Baldwin, Brownfield, Hiram, Fryeburg, Kezar Falls, Limington, Limerick, Parsonsfield, and Porter. The word “Sacopee” is derived from Saco and Ossipee, the two major rivers that flow along our borders.

Here is what you can find to do in and around Cornish:

Collectors & Crafters:

  • Antique hunter’s destination featuring shops and auctions
  • Unique craft shops
  • Local crafters make quilts, felted goods, jewelry, forged steel, stained glass, “garden jewelry”, hooked rugs, paintings, medieval reenactment attire, hand decorated furniture, and more.
  • Quilt Shops
  • Natural Raw Yarn Products

Farming & Gardening:

  • Local farms raise horses, dairy cattle, beef critters, oxen, sheep and alpacas.
  • Other farms raise apples, seasonal produce, perennials and herbs
  • Herb farms offer botanical apothecary shops, classes and apprenticeships.

Sight Seeing & Outdoor Sports:       Click Here for More Details | Click Here for Hiking Trails and Maps

  • Picturesque vistas, waterfalls and colors of the seasons inspire photography buffs and artists.
  • Rivers, lakes and bogs offer fishing, boating and swimming
  • Hiking trails offer a challenge to everyone
  • Cross country & downhill skiing locally, Sebago, & NH
  • Geocaching has come to the area
  • Internationally acclaimed summer camps0
  • Ice fishing & snowmobiling locally &NH
  • Golfing locally, Sebago, & NH

Dining:

  • Variety of dining options from Mom & Pop shops to gourmet cuisine.

Historic sights:       Click Here for More Details

  • Active historical society Genealogical resources
  • Willow Brook Museum in Newfield
  • Wadsworth Homestead in Hiram, Peleg Wadsworth home
  • Porter/Parsonsfield Covered Bridge

Events:

  • Maple Syrup Sunday (local sugarhouses are open 4th Sunday in March)
  • Kezar Falls Lilac Festival
  • Summer chamber concerts
  • Ossipee Valley Fair (summer fair & music events)
  • Music & Bluegrass Festivals
  • Cornish Strawberry Festival (End of June or first week in July)
  • Cornish Apple Festival (last Saturday in September)
  • Fryeburg Fair (just 20 minutes away)
  • Christmas in Cornish (First Weekend in December)

Shopping:

  • Historic Downtown Cornish offers a variety of locally owned shops
  • Outlet shopping North Conway (45 minutes, tax free)
  • Freeport (Home of LL Bean, 1 hour)
  • Kittery (1-1/2 hours)

Lodging:

  • Comfortable motels with a variety of accommodations
  • Cottages available overnight, weekly and seasonally (South Hiram)
  • B&B’s (Cornish, Brownfield, Limerick, Sebago, and Fryeburg)
  • RV campground along the Saco River.

Destination Events:

  • Weddings
  • Family Reunions
  • Office Retreats
  • Anniversaries

Come and explore your next cherished memory!sm

*as published in the Maine Sunday Telegram 2-23-97

 

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