Monthly Archives: May 2012

  1. Thursday, 5/31/12

    Summer in the Park with L.L.Bean

    Every summer, right here in our hometown of Freeport, Maine, we invite our friends, family and neighbors to join us for a few months of outdoor fun at our Summer in the Park Series. We’d be thrilled to have you join us this year – the celebrations will be more special than ever.    … More

  2. Tuesday, 5/29/12

    Beavertail Canoe Paddle

    This year, we’ve been calling on some of Maine’s best to help craft our 100th anniversary products. We’re proud to stand behind such high-quality handiwork – from a gorgeous set of Old Town canoes to a special Bamboo Fly Rod. Now, we’d like to highlight our Anniversary Canoe Paddle, crafted right here in Maine.  … More

  3. Friday, 5/25/12

    The Backpacker Boom – L.L.Bean in the Seventies

    Did you know that the sport of “backpacking” didn’t always exist? True backpackers like the ones we’ve been hearing from through our Get Outfitted Gear Giveaway or Steve Gadecki of our “Discover Something” campaign didn’t really come around until the seventies. It was then that L.L.Bean started focusing on products for the everyday explorer, rather than exclusively for hunters… More

  4. Wednesday, 5/23/12

    Our Fourth Million Moment Mission Update

    It’s been four months since we announced the Million Moment Mission – our mission to donate $1 million to the National Park Foundation, and we wanted to give you an update on our progress so far.   As of this month, 291,561 moments have already been shared. That’s $291,561 for the National Park Foundation – over… More

  5. Sunday, 5/20/12

    L.L.Bean’s Hometown Celebration – Save the Date

    This July, in honor of our 100th anniversary, we’re adding a special series of events to our annual Summer in the Park calendar – the L.L.Bean Hometown Celebration on Main Street in Freeport, Maine! Save the dates July 4-7 and join us for free concerts, our first ever street festival, the 35th Annual L.L.Bean Fourth… More

  6. Friday, 5/18/12

    Bike to Work Day with L.L.Bean Employee Kris Wills

    Did you know that May 18 is Bike to Work Day? And in honor of today, we’re featuring a longtime Freeport, Maine, L.L.Bean employee who commutes on two wheels every single day – rain, snow or shine. We caught up with Kris to talk about her passion for cycling and her goal to bike the… More

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