Chasing Maine: The Oasis

Though humble in size, volunteer-run Casco Days fair is a display of pride and generous community spirit.

by | August 15, 2021

One of the last all-volunteer fairs in Maine, the Casco Days event has, since 1935, been a display of pride and generous community spirit. Though humble in size, Casco Days is a bright example of volunteers who devote their time and energy to create an event that feels like a grand fair for three days each year in Casco.

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Roger McCord

Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.