Rockland Kicks of Summer Solstice 

The heat sure is nature’s reminder that we’re knocking on summer’s door…and is very timely for what’s to take place in Rockland Saturday night.The tenth annual Summer Solstice will be held on Main Street–with local restaurants and shops offering food and sidewalk sales.This year, a new event at the festival: the first ever rock dogs pooch parade.It steps off at five at Camden National Bank with the finish line at Loyal Biscuit, which is a pet supply business: a dog contest will be held there following the parade.Summer Solstice fun in Rockland runs from 5 to 9 Saturday night.