River Run Batting Cage at LaCasse Bats
Added in 2017, LaCasse Bats' 70-foot batting cage includes two hitting stations, the Iron Mike pitching machine that throws real baseballs, a mound for live pitching, and an L -screen. LaCasse also offers sample wood bats for all to use. Rent for 30 minutes or an hour, or get a monthly membership. While you're there, check out the hundreds of of bats on display, gloves, balls, apparel, the Maine Meal, and more. You can often witness a bat being crafted as well!
4 Madison Ave., Skowhegan
FMI: LaCasse Bats
Originally opened in 1954—and named the coolest drive-in in the state in 2017—the Skowhegan Drive-In is a nostalgic landmark in the region. Pack up the car, grab some popcorn at the concession stand, and enjoy a double feature Friday and Saturday nights from Memorial Day to Labor Day (generally—see website for specific dates and times).
Somerset Sports & Fitness
This full-service wellness facility provides a non-intimidating atmosphere for all fitness levels. Featuring something for everyone, Somerset Sports & Fitness listens to members’ suggestions and makes frequent upgrades. The comfortable locker rooms each offer a steam room and sauna for relaxation.
6 Commerce Dr., Skowhegan
FMI: Somerset Sports & Fitness
The Strand Cinema
The Strand originally opened Nov. 18, 1929, and was fully restored in 2004. With delicious popcorn, stadium seating, a nostalgic feel, and a legend of a haunting, there's lots to love about this downtown cinema. Enjoy the show!