L.L. Bean’s 28th annual PaddleSports Festival Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7, will feature a free oceanside cookout, free boat testing with hundreds of kayaks and canoes and the chance to speak with industry vendors and experts. Kapanya Kitabe of East African Outdoor Adventures will give a photo presentation on his journey to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. And there will be live bluegrass music, GPS treasure hunts and crafts for kids. The L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools will also offer 90-minute kayak tours of Casco Bay for $29. Space is limited for the kayak tours, so call 888-552-3261 to reserve a spot or sign up at the L.L. Bean store in Freeport, where there will also be demonstrations and clinics on outdoor activities. For more information, visit www.llbean.com/events or call 877-755-2326.


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