MINOT — Maine 4×4 and Minot Historical Society are teaming up next month to host a weekend bash. The second annual Hemond’s Offroad Bash – Show, Mud & Grub will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19, at Hemond’s Moto-X and Offroad Park on Route 119.

Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, for riders looking to camp out. The weekend opens to the public at 9 a.m. Saturday with the Off-Road Vehicle and Lifted Truck Show. People can vote for the the best modified, the muddiest and other categories.

Other events include:

• A super-sized slip and slide open to all ages;

• Barbie Jeep Racing. Please bring safety gear; helmet required;

• Obstacle Course, Tuff Truck Challenge and Mud Bowl;


• Balance bike demos, a water jungle gym, water slide and playground children;

• Minot Historical Society will cook hot dogs, homemade beans and fixings;

• Hemond’s crew will dish up tasty eats all weekend; there will also be food trucks;

• Bonfires and live music — Faceplant and Powerage, an AC/DC tribute band — playing 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, free to all with admission.

This is a cash-only event.

Pricing: vehicle day pass sticker $20 (driver cost); vehicle weekend pass sticker  $30 includes camping; spectator day pass $12; kids $5 for those 12 years and younger; Spectator Weekend pass $20 (includes camping), and $8 for those 12 years and younger; Minot residents $5 with ID; vendors free all weekend.

For detailed schedule and registration go to hemondsmx.com/hmxp-offroad-bash/.

For more information check Facebook under 2018 Hemond’s Offroad Bash – Show, Mud & Grub; email minotshow@yahoo.com; or call 207-689-8547.

Riders participate in Barbie jeep racing at last year’s Offroad Bash — Show, Mud & Grub. The second show will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19, on Route 119 in Minot.

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