Bangor: Five Fun Things To Do

Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall: Bangor is Maine’s largest northern cities and home to the University of Maine at Orono. It’s a great city with a diverse mix of young and old and along with that comes plenty of things to do to keep you busy. The university offers the perfect venue to go catch a live college game whether it be Black Bear hockey, football or baseball, you won’t be disappointed and you will be amazed at the loyalty of their fans! During the football season you will find the parking lots jam packed with visitors from all over attending the game and tail gating in style. If you are a senior citizen in the Bangor area and you are looking for something to do be sure to check out the Hammond Street Senior Center. The Senior Center offer a place for seniors to go if they are seeking friendship, planned activities, fun events and even take classes from art, dance to holistic healing and writing. This is a great resource for the senior community in the Bangor area. Perhaps you are looking for some great entertainment well look no further, the Penobscot Theater located in the heart of Bangor is the place to be. The theatrical productions that come out of Bangor’s only remaining opera house are clear competition to Broadway productions. Feel like experiencing something new? Another great thing to do is to visit the Jordan Planetarium located at the University of Maine. With a constantly changing schedule you can enjoy encounters with distant places whether it be a journey through the stars via the lens of the Hubble space craft or exploring the solar system onboard the spaceship Draco. The kids will love it as much as the adults. Be sure to check out the fun to be had in Bangor, you will find plenty to do no matter what your age!