July 4th launches L.L.Bean’s annual Summer in the Park presented by Mastercard, featuring free events for the whole family, from outdoor yoga every weekday morning, to kids’ story times, outdoor movie nights, and outdoor concerts.
FREEPORT, Maine (PRWEB) July 02, 2019
Summer is short, but it’s sweeter when friends and family savor moments outdoors together. Maine-based outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is ready to get you outdoors this summer with a season full of free activities at its flagship retail campus in Freeport. July 4th launches L.L.Bean’s annual Summer in the Park presented by Mastercard, featuring free events for the whole family, from outdoor yoga every weekday morning, to kids’ story times, outdoor movie nights, and outdoor concerts.
L.L.Bean’s free concert series begins on Thursday, July 4, at 7:30 with The War And Treaty on stage at Discovery Park, followed by fireworks at 9:00 p.m.
Upcoming Summer in the Park concerts include:
- July 6: Runaway June
- July 13: Gone West featuring Colbie Caillat
- July 27: AJR
- August 3: Mat Kearney
- August 17: Anderson East
- August 31: Gavin DeGraw
Guests are invited to bring camp chairs for concert seating and may set up chairs beginning at 6:00 a.m. the day of the concert.
Yoga in the Park
Free outdoor yoga led by Freeport Yoga Company will be offered every weekday morning 8:00-9:00 a.m. in Discovery Park. All levels are welcome.
Food, Fun and Films
Free outdoor movies will be shown each Friday, beginning July 5, at dusk. Food trucks arrive at 6:00 p.m. with backyard games and family fun before the film.
Scheduled films include:
- July 5: The Little Mermaid
- July 12: Monsters, Inc.
- July 19: Peter Rabbit
- July 26: Nim’s Island
- August 2: A Bug’s Life
- August 9: Christopher Robin
- August 16: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
- August 23: Bolt
- August 30: Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Maine Maker Nights
Every Wednesday, beginning July 10, at 6:00 p.m., L.L.Bean will host Maine artisans from chefs to candlemakers for Maine Makers Night. Guests are invited to learn new skills, samples delicious treats, or even bring home a new work of art.
Kids’ Tent Tales
Thursday nights, beginning July 11, at 6:00 p.m., kids are invited to L.L.Bean’s backyard Tent Tales to hear stories, make crafts, and enjoy s’mores.
All events are free and open to the public. A detailed schedule of all Summer in the Park events and activities can be found online at http://www.llbean.com/summer.
About L.L.Bean, Inc.
L.L.Bean, Inc. is a leading multichannel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. L.L.Bean is a family-owned Maine company led by Executive Chairman, Shawn Gorman, the great-grandson of Leon Leonwood Bean; and Stephen Smith, President and CEO. While its business has grown over the years, L.L.Bean continues to uphold the values of its founder, including his dedication to quality, customer service and a love of the outdoors. In the past ten years the company has provided over $30 million to nonprofit organizations. L.L.Bean currently operates 44 stores in 18 states across the United States, along with 28 stores in Japan. The 220,000-sq. ft. L.L.Bean retail store campus in Freeport, ME, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and welcomes more than 3 million visitors every year. L.L.Bean can be found worldwide at http://www.llbean.com, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram.