Looking for something special to finish off school vacation with?  Then grab a rake!

Historic Fort Knox in Prospect is open now  through Sunday, April 26th, 9 AM to 4 PM!  Stop by and walk the grounds of this historic fort just across the river from Bucksport!

Meanwhile, the Friends of Fort Knox are looking for volunteers to spruce the place up tomorrow, Saturday the 25th.  From their Facebook page: "Volunteers are needed to sweep, rake and ready Fort Knox for its opening on May 1. Helpers are asked to bring rakes, shovels, wheel barrels, leaf blowers, tarps and work gloves. Participants should plan on arriving at 10 AM and helping to noontime. For more information about Park Day at Fort Knox, please call 469-6553 or email FOFK1@aol.com."

Both Fort Knox and the Penobscot Narrows Observatory will officially open for the season on  Friday, May 1, regular hours will be 9AM until sunset.