This is usually the time of year that the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual Kenney Awards is in it's final stages of preparing fo the live gala event in late January. But not this year.

According to a report on centralmaine.com, this year things will be different. The event will be shifting and instead of a formal event at the Augusta Civic Center, the celebration will be held outdoors at Augusta's Mill Park.

It's also a special year, this will celebrate its 90th anniversary. The "Kenneys" as they are known will take place on July 15th, from 4:30-10 p.m.. The event will still require tickets to attend, and the plan is to have a stage under a big tent, as well as a band, and even fireworks to cap off the evening.

Mark it on the calendar and get ready for a spectacular evening.

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We've put together a list of some of the best snow tubing parks in Maine and New Hampshire. If there is a park that needs to be on our list, let us know by messaging us through our app or on Facebook. Given the on-going COVID-19 crisis, and the fact the attractions are dependent on weather, you are going to want to check the park's website or call ahead to make sure they are operating.

17 Things People Who Grew Up In Maine In The 90s Will Remember

If you were a kid or teen in the 1990s and live in Maine, there is a good chance you either did these things or knew someone who did.

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