By John Fitts
In addition to its fundraising mission, the annual lobsterfest offers family friendly, community fun. Often old friends reunite at the event.
“It’s good to raise funds for the fire department and bring the community together,” said Robbie Bahre, president of the Canton Volunteer Fire Company Inc.
From Aug. 19 to 21, the company, which supports the town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department presents its 36th annual lobsterfest.
The event is a Canton tradition with live music, kid friendly events, lobster dinners and other options for those who prefer land-raised meals.
The main event, that lobster dinner that serves as many as 3,400 people in a weekend, is $20 and includes a full lobster, corn on the cob, New England Clam Chowder and beverage of choice.
The company also sells hot dogs, chicken tenders, and hamburgers in its field on Canton Springs Road, along with cold soda, beer – and for the first time, wine. A dessert bar will be in Ellsworth Hall at the Canton Springs fire station. … Continue Reading