4/11/2022 COVID Update: The State of Maine no longer requires masking or proof of vaccination to attend any public events, but individual venues are free to do so. For the latest information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention or the State of Maine’s COVID site.

Yoga in the Park

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

KV Connect invites you to join them for Yoga in the Park. Heather Katz of the AYCC wellness center will lead us in a yoga flow designed for all levels and abilities. Class begins promptly at 9am at the Head of Falls. Any donations collected at this event will benefit AYCC's unified sports programming.

Free

Waterville Rocks – Spencer Albee

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Date: July 23, 2021 Time: Beer Garden opens at 5:30pm; Music from 6:00-8:30pm Place: Head of Falls in Waterville Rain Venue: Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street Waterville Rocks is a FREE, family-friendly concert series that will be held in Downtown Waterville in the summer of 2021. All concerts will take place at Head of […]

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Art in the Park: Songs and Sounds with Jose Barrionuevo

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Waterville Public Library and Common Street Arts are partnering this summer with Art in the Park - Thursdays, June 17th – August 19th   from 3:30-5 pm, located at the Waterville Farmer’s Market at Head of Falls. Each week, Serena Sandborn and guest artists will instruct the audience in different art techniques. There will also be a fun story from […]

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Art in the Park, Art Kits for All, and Earth Jams Concert

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Have you ever seen a stack of stones on a trail or in a field and wondered who put them there? These lovely stone piles, called cairns, are wayfinding signals that originated in Scotland. The cairn is a signal of safety and guides travelers towards food, shelter, or further trails. This year, the art from […]

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Frottages and Live Pond Animals

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Frottage is the process of making art from rubbing a crayon or pencil over a textured surface. If you have done a leaf rubbing, you have done a frottage! We will create unique patterns and textures similar to the bumps on a frog’s skin as we explore pond creatures with biologist Greg LeClair. The Waterville […]

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Monoprints with Karen Adrienne

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Karen Adrienne has taught printmaking and etching for over 30 years and is the owner and operator of Circling the Square Fine Art Press in Gardiner. She will instruct us on the art of the monoprint—a method of printmaking–to include in our summer art journals! Click for more info.

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Open Air Concert with Jennifer Armstrong

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Rain date: 7/29/21 Come to the Downtown Waterville Farmer’s Market at Head of Falls in Waterville on Thursday, July 1, for an open air concert with musician and storyteller Jennifer Armstrong! Click for more info.

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Celebrate Cats: Art in the Park and Art Kits for All

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Celebrate Adopt-a-Cat Month with the Waterville Area Humane Society, the Waterville Public Library, and Waterville Creates. We will create vibrant cat portraits inspired by works by Laurel Burch using tempera sticks, markers, and more. We will also make ball toys to donate to the cats at the Waterville Area Humane Society and enjoy a reading […]

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Yoga in the Park

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Back by Popular Demand! OUR YOGA IN THE PARK SERIES! Our Yoga in the Park series starts THIS SATURDAY, June 19! The class will be led by Heather Katz, an experienced yoga instructor from the AYCC Wellness Program. Heather will will guide the session at the Head of Falls. Participants are encouraged to bring their […]

$5

Waterville Sunflower Project

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

In conjunction with National Garden Week (June 6-12, 2021), Waterville Creates announces the Sunflower Project, a collaborative community-wide initiative designed to engage everyone from novice gardeners to experienced horticulturists in creating moments of sunshine in the urban landscape, feeding local birds and wildlife, and providing pollinating stations for bees. The Sunflower Project will kick off […]

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Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market Returns

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

It's baaack - check out a "bunch" of items... Downtown Waterville Farmers' Market is open and at Head of Falls from 2- 6 p.m. every Thursday, beginning May 6, 2021 Support local wherever, whenever and however you can!The smallest gesture can make the biggest impact. Visit the web page Come join us at the market. […]

Easter Sunrise Service

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

The annual Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service traditionally held at Colby College will be this year at Head of Falls. Colby's Intervarsity Singers will be present -- and will sing at an appropriate distance. We will read the Easter Gospel, pray together, and celebrate this unifying celebration of the Christian family. The service will be around […]

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Pumpkins, Paint, and a Halloween Green Screen

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Mark your calendars for the “Kusama pumpkin kit” which features a mini pumpkin to paint for Halloween, as well as other goodies! Don't forget to stop by the gazebo at Head of Falls between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m for the Halloween and autumn themed green screen photo booth. Come in costume with your family for a […]

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Art Kits for All: Stained Glass Tissue Paper Suncatcher

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Create a Stained Glass Tissue Paper Suncatcher, perfect for hanging in a window. Inspired by two beautiful stained glass lamps by Louis Comfort Tiffany that are in the Colby College Museum of Art’s collection, this kit contains an assortment of brightly-colored tissue paper and other materials needed to create this window decoration. Kits will be […]

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Taste of Waterville — Cancelled

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Restrictions on sizes for large gatherings into the Fall have resulted in the cancellation of Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce’s 28th Annual Taste of Waterville scheduled to be held on Sunday, October 11 at the Head of Falls, downtown Waterville. This year’s event had been moved due to construction on Main Street and the anticipation of […]

Art Kits for All: Ian Trask

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

What kind of art can you make out from materials meant for the landfill or recycling center? Find out with this week's kit! Based on the installation now on view at Common Street Arts, Unearth by artist Ian Trask, the kit will contain materials for a mobile and recycled materials to use. Makers are encouraged […]

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Yoga in the Park

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Start your weekend off right by joining KV Connect for socially-distanced outdoor yoga at the Waterville Riverwalk! The class will be led by Tammy Ranger, an experienced yoga instructor who will guide the session at the Head of Falls. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat and a water bottle. Those who do […]

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Boat Mobile Art Kits

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

This week’s free art kit is inspired by the Hew Locke exhibition at the Colby College Museum of Art! It is a super fun Boat Mobile with scratch art paper! Kits will be distributed at the Waterville Farmers’ Market from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. while supplies last. Art Kits for All is an innovative, collaborative […]

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Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

The Downtown Waterville Farmers' Market is open every Thursday, rain or shine, in downtown Waterville at Head of Falls, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., from the last Thursday in April to the Thursday before Thanksgiving. The Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market is a 100% producer-only market. That means when you shop at the market you’re buying directly […]

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Watercolor Art Kits

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

The newest Art Kit is a Watercolor Art Kit you can use to make your imagination come to life! Art Kits for All are free to members of the community; generous support is provided by our Ambassador Sponsors: Colby Center for the Arts and Humanities, Kennebec Savings Bank, and MaineGeneral Health and Advocate Sponsor: Bangor […]

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Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market Opening Day

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Find your favorite vendors at Head of Falls every Thursday from 2 - 6 p.m, starting Thursday, Apr 30, 2020. The Downtown Waterville Farmers' Market is deeply committed to community safety as it moves to the Summer market. Vendors will be following a comprehensive list of new COIVD-19 protocol. With public health as a top priority during the […]

Community Yellow Tulip Planting

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

In support of Mental Health Awareness week, join Waterville Creates! and the Yellow Tulip Project as we work together with FEDCO Bulbs and Johnny’s Selected Seeds to plant Hope Gardens at the RiverWalk at Head of Falls, Veterans Memorial Park, and the Bill + Joan Alfond Main Street Commons in downtown Waterville. Planting will begin […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Come raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Art in the Park: Felted Finger Puppets

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Tell your own stories or those from your favorite book, movie, or play — with a little help! Come create adorable finger puppets at the last Art in the Park of the season!

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Art in the Park: Textured Clay Tiles

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

Create an air-dried clay tile using different textures and shapes from nature and employing 3D printed stamps. Each tile can be taken home and decorated with your favorite coloring device! This program will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Art in the Park, a program of Common Street Arts is designed to foster creativity […]

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