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Midcoast Maine Events

Make Glass Mother’s Day Gift

April 20, 2015 , 10 am

210 Choate Road
Montville, Maine

Make your own bud vase, glass heart, or drinking glass for a Mother’s Day gift at David Jacobson Glass, a glassblowing studio in Montville.

Assist Jacobson in making that truly special and one-of-a-kind gift for your mother. You will roll the glass in color, blow into the pipe, and paddle the glass while David does the more intricate steps.

“You’ll learn your way around the studio and be introduced to the basic techniques of glassmaking. It’s a lot of fun,” says Jacobson.

Cost is $45 per person, and the process takes about 20–30 minutes. Your glass goes into a kiln overnight and will be ready for pickup the next day. Shipping can also be arranged.

Call or text to reserve your spot: 914-715-6848. Available now through May 10, by appointment only.

David Jacobson Glass LLC is a one-man glassblowing facility creating one–of-a kind and limited-production glass available to the public. The studio is housed in his renovated 200-year old barn at 210 Choate Road in Montville (20 minutes inland from mid-coast Maine).

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Crafts,Visual Art

GOURMET DINING & DONATING-GRLT

May 4, 11 and 18, 2015

Hartstone Inn, 41 Elm Street, Camden, Maine

Dining And Donating For Conservation: The Hartstone Inn in Camden extends an invitation for a night out to benefit Georges River Land Trust’s conservation efforts. Call the Land Trust or go to the website www.georgesriver.org to secure a space for May 4, 11 or 18, 2015, and 50% of your dinner bill will be donated to the Land Trust. This event is part of Georges River Land Trust’s Revelry for the River, a celebration of local conservation. FMI: 594-5166.

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Digital Camera Class

May 3, 2015; 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

407 Main St, Rockland Maine

You will learn about navigating the menu choices, understanding the exposure mode dial, become familiar with the buttons, decipher the icons, grasp the lens functions such as focus, focal length, and depth of field, become competent in choosing the ISO, white balance, and image quality settings. You will learn what all the numbers and symbols mean, and how the functions all work together and affect your pictures. Control is the goal. For more info; 594-1224 or DeePeppe.com/classes.

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Digital Camera Class

April 26, 2015 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

407 Main St, Rockland Maine

This course is available to ages 16 and up and covers navigating the menus, discovering what all the buttons, keys, andThis course is available to ages 16 and up and covers navigating the menus, discovering what all the buttons, keys, and dials do, and using the artistic controls of the camera. This is a beginning level class and no previous experience is required. All cameras welcome; SLR’s and Point-N-Shoot. Smart phones and tablets are not appropriate. Private lessons and summer camps for youth and teens are also available. For more info; 594-1224 or DeePeppe.com/classes.

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Children,Other,Visual Art

Downtowns and Local Businesses

May 7 at 8:30 am-4:30 pm and May 8 at 8:30-12:30

Belfast Boat House on May 7; City Council Chambers and downtown Belfast on May 8

Discover the secret to successful downtowns and locally owned businesses on May 7 and 8 in downtown Belfast. Visit www.communityinstitute.org.

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Downtowns and Local Businesses

May 7 at 8:30 am-4:30 pm and May 8 at 8:30-12:30

Belfast Boat House on May 7; City Council Chambers and downtown Belfast on May 8

Discover the secret to successful downtowns and locally owned businesses on May 7 and 8 in downtown Belfast. Visit www.communityinstitute.org.

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Downtowns and Local Businesses

May 7 at 8:30 am-4:30 pm and May 8 at 8:30-12:30

Belfast Boat House on May 7; City Council Chambers and downtown Belfast on May 8

Discover the secret to successful downtowns and locally owned businesses on May 7 and 8 in downtown Belfast. Visit www.communityinstitute.org.

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Discussions/Forums,Other,Tours

Make A Unique Glass Mother’s D

April 20, 2015 , 10 am

210 Choate Road
Montville, Maine

Make your own bud vase, glass heart, or drinking glass for a Mother’s Day gift at David Jacobson Glass, a glassblowing studio in Montville.

Assist Jacobson in making that truly special and one-of-a-kind gift for your mother. You will roll the glass in color, blow into the pipe, and paddle the glass while David does the more intricate steps.

“You’ll learn your way around the studio and be introduced to the basic techniques of glassmaking. It’s a lot of fun,” says Jacobson.

Cost is $45 per person, and the process takes about 20–30 minutes. Your glass goes into a kiln overnight and will be ready for pickup the next day. Shipping can also be arranged.

Call or text to reserve your spot: 914-715-6848. Available now through May 10, by appointment only.

David Jacobson Glass LLC is a one-man glassblowing facility creating one–of-a kind and limited-production glass available to the public. The studio is housed in his renovated 200-year old barn at 210 Choate Road in Montville (20 minutes inland from mid-coast Maine).

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Crafts,Visual Art

Cooking with Sandi Knapp

June 29 - July 3, 2015

Bay Leaf Cottages and Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville

Join us for this culinary event, including three, 3-hour class sessions with two lunches and one dinner, as well as the Welcome Lobster Dinner with Live Music at Bay Leaf Bistro. Each class will include 4-6 amazing recipes. Space is limited.

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Brooklyn Rider Almanac

July 17, 9 PM

Union Hall, Rockport

Selected pieces from Brooklyn Rider Almanac, released on Mercury Classics, which includes 15 commissioned new works, each inspired by a respective artistic muse, from composers including Wilco’s Glenn Kotche, jazz icon Bill Frisell, Vijay Iyer, and Aoife O’Donovan.

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Concerts,Performing Arts

Song Makers Bok Concert

July 16, 2015, 7:30 PM

Rockport Opera House

A Haydn hymn-like slow movement; a piece by Padma Newsome built around the idea of a central song; and a quartet by Schubert, master of lyrical melody writing; this is a program performed by one of the world’s most adventurous string quartets, Brooklyn Rider, with the love of song at its core.

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Concerts,Performing Arts

Julia Bullock Song Recital

July 10, 2015, 9PM

Union Hall, Rockport

Featuring an outstanding musical partnership between Julia Bullock, one of the most talked about sopranos of her generation and the versatile, highly accomplished collaborative pianist Renate Rohlfing.

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Concerts,Performing Arts

Superstrings

July 10, 2015, 6 PM

Union Hall, Rockport

Our Union Hall Café Concert series begins with a program investigating the expressive possibilities of music for string instruments.

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Concerts,Performing Arts

Superstrings

July 10, 2015, 6 PM

Union Hall, Rockport

Our Union Hall Café Concert series begins with a program investigating the expressive possibilities of music for string instruments.

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Concerts,Performing Arts

To Music: Opening Night Gala

July 9, 2015, 7:30 PM

Rockport Opera House

A musical tribute to profound creativity and the start of a luscious 2015 Bay Chamber summer season.

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Concerts,Performing Arts

Georges River & Earth Day!

April 22, 2015, 1:00 PM

The Strand Theatre

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 1 pm Come Celebrate Earth Day with Georges River Land Trust and the Strand Theatre in Rockland.
Starting at 1:00 pm, “meet” the raptors with Wind Over Wings, a wildlife educational center. At 6:00 pm the Strand will screen WINGED MIGRATION, the award-winning documentary on migratory patterns of birds. Expert naturalists, courtesy of the Land Trust, share their knowledge about local birding and bird habitats as part of this program. Come join the fun! FMI: 594-5166.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Other

Georges River & Native Bees

April 25, 2015, 3:00PM

Hope Town Library

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 3 PM at the Hope Town Library, Georges River Land Trust presents Native Bees: A Magical Mystery Tour by gardener and photographer Amy Campbell who will use vibrant and colorful photos to introduce you to some of Maine’s important and indigenous bee species. Public welcome! For more information, call the Land Trust at (207) 594-5166

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Gardening,Other,Seasonal,Visual Art

GRLT- Reading & Book Signing

May 2, 2015 at 3PM

At the Cellardoor Winery Villa in Rockport , ME

Saturday, May 2, 2015, 3 PM - Local author Margot Anne Kelley will read from her new book, "A Field Guide to Other People's Trees" at the Cellardoor Winery Villa in Rockport. Copies of the book will be available to purchase and be signed my Ms. Kelley, with a portion of the sales benefitting the Georges River Land Trust. Wine tasting and light refreshments will be served at the Villa at 47 West Street, Rockport. The reception is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Land Trust at (207) 594-5166

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Auctions/Sales,Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Literary,Visual Art

"A Field Guide to Other People's Trees" - Author Reading and Book Signing

May 2, 2015; 3:00 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery Villa 47 West Street, Rockport

Local author Margot Anne Kelley will read from her new book, "A Field Guide to Other People's Trees" at the Cellardoor Winery Villa in Rockport. Copies of the book will be available to purchase and be signed my Ms. Kelley, with a portion of the sales benefitting the Georges River Land Trust. Wine tasting and light refreshments will be served at the Villa at 47 West Street, Rockport. The reception is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Land Trust at (207) 594-5166.

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Midnight Riders and Peter Neil at Camden Opera House

April 24, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Camden Opera House 29 Elm St., Camden, Maine 04843

April’s Community Supported Music series co promoted by Necessary Music Productions & The Camden Opera House is features an evening with the Neils. Opening is Peter Neils, with the feature set Midcoast Maine's own Midnight Riders. The Riders will be playing a variety of selections covering Blues, Americana & Soul with a touch of Funk.

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PBRCC Member Mix ‘n’ Mingle

June 18 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Cellardoor Winery

Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce and Belfast Area Chamber Commerce Host a Mix ‘n’ Mingle Networking Event on June 18 at the Cellardoor Winery in Lincolnville. It’s finally time to kick off the long winter blues and celebrate the start of a fabulous Summer Season. Expand uour networking opportunities and meet and socialize with the members of our fellow area chamber. When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Where: Cellardoor Winery Time: 5-7pm Join us for an exceptional opportunity to expand your networking range as our two Chambers come together for an evening of mixing and mingling with our fabulous host, Cellardoor Winery in Lincolnville and our sponsor, Allen Insurance and Financial.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

Gintare, Sound Galleries

May 3rd 6pm

Riley School Theatre
73 Warrenton Road
Rockport Me


Riley School is honored to present GINTARE
International Audio Artist
Sunday May 3rd 6pm
Tickets available at Owl and Turtle or at the Riley Office.
Grounds open at 5 for picnicking . Reception with artist to follow.
Donations in her honor will be gratefully accepted for the school
For more info. go to rileyschool.org gintare.com

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Concerts,Performing Arts

Open House at Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, May 2, 1:00-4:00 pm

9 Water Street, Rockland, ME

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Rockland will be open to the public on Saturday, May 2 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. featuring the opening of the outdoor seabird island exhibit and dedication of the art wall.

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Children,Exhibits,Performing Arts,Visual Art

Artists' Reception

May 1, 2015, 5:00-8:00 pm

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water Street, Rockland ME

The Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center Art Gallery has three new artists exhibiting May through July. There will be an artists’ reception on Friday, May 1 from 5-8 p.m. during the first Friday Artwalk in Rockland.

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Exhibits,Visual Art

Spaghetti Supper & Raffle to Benefit Home for Seniors

SATURDAY APRIL 25TH 2015 5-7p

Supper is @Rockport Masonic Hall Main St., Rockport

SPAGHETTI SUPPER & RAFFLE TO BENEFIT SIXTY THREE WASHINGTON STREET HOME FOR SENIORS SATURDAY APRIL 25TH 2015 5-7p RAFFLE DRAWING AT 7PM May purchase raffle tickets at the Home @ 63 Washington Street in Camden Dinner Includes: Spaghetti Salad Dessert Beverage $ 7 Adults $4 Children under 10

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PBRCC Annual Tourism Summit

Friday, May 22at 9:00am - 2:00pm

Maine Lighthouse Museum 1 Park Dr, Rockland, Maine 04841

Join us Friday, May 22 at the Maine Lighthouse Museum and PBRCC Rockland Visitor Center for our annual Tourism Summit presented by the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce. This event will run 9-2 and lunch will be served. Our Summit is proudly sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank. www.bangor.com

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Chamber Specific Events,Discussions/Forums

Titanic!

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7:00pm

Camden Public Library

'Titanic: A Century of Myth & Memory.' Illustrated talk by museum consultant Dr. Erin Bishop. Part of Maritime Month at the library.

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Historical

Historical Atlas of Maine

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7:00pm

Camden Public Library

Prof. Stephen Hornsby presents The Historical Atlas of Maine, recently published by the University of Maine Press, product of more than a decade of research. Part of the Library’s Maritime Month series.

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Historical

Editing Digital Photos Online

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 3:00pm

Camden Public Library

Tech Tuesday program led by Olga Zimmerman, staff tech wizard. All are welcome!

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Leer y charlar

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 1:00pm

Camden Public Library

We’ll chat in Spanish about what we’re reading (books, magazines, etc.) and decide how to proceed. Bring ideas for future recommendations. All who are proficient in Spanish are welcome. FMI contact Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com.

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'Simply Books' Book Club

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 2:00pm

Book group for adults. All are welcome. Simply bring along whatever book you are currently reading and want to talk about!

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Discussions/Forums

Spring Book Sale

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 1-4:30pm

Camden Public Library

Spring Book Sale, indoors at the Camden Public Library, to benefit the library’s book fund. Saturday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Sunday 1:00 to 4:30 pm.

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Spring Book Sale

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 9am-5:30pm

Camden Public Library

Spring Book Sale, indoors at the Camden Public Library, to benefit the library’s book fund. Saturday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Sunday 1:00 to 4:30 pm.

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Armenia: A Remembrance

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 7:00pm

Camden Public Library

Cynthia Motian McGuirl presentation on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, including family memoirs, and illustrated by McGuirl’s artwork.

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Historical

Maine Voices--1st Class

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 1:00pm

Camden Public Library

Coastal Senior College class 'Maine Voices' six Wednesdays beginning April 22. Barbara LeGendre will lead the class. You must register with Coastal Senior College, 596-6906 or http://coastalseniorcollege.org/wp/?page_id=765.

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Literary,Other

Restoration of 'Gull'

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 7:00pm

Camden Public Library

Alec Brainerd of Artisan Boatworks will give an illustrated talk on boat restoration, based on his work with the Herreshoff Fishers Island 24Gull. Part of the Library’s 'Maritime Month' series.

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Songwriters Session

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:00pm

Camden Public Library

Songwriters Session, open to all aspiring writers, led by David Dodson and John Nicholas. $5 contribution appreciated.

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Swarm of Poets

Thursday, April 30 at 6:00 PM

Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.

In honor of Poetry Month Rockland and the many events associated with this celebration, the Library will once again host A Swarm of Poets: an evening of readings by a dozen or more Maine poets, as well readings by the winners of this year’s Poetry Contest.

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Literary

Fireside Poetry Reading

Wednesday, April 29 at 3:00 PM

Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.

Reading Room. Let’s hear it from our teachers! The finale of Fireside Poetry will be our talented teachers, staff and colleagues of RSU 13 presenting poems they wrote and poems they love. Come show your support for the hard-working members of our school district and relax with some refreshments provided by Friends of the Rockland Public Library.

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Literary

Creativity Science Trunk

Thursday, April 23 at 2:00 PM

Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.

Come and explore a Science Trunk from the Cornerstones of Science program, with hands-on activities and games revolving around a different theme each month. This month’s theme: Creativity! Let’s exercise and inspire the creative side of our brains by doing simple activities with everyday items. Activities include: Exploring Sound, Exploring Art and Exploring Paper.

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Children

Film: World of Wallace Stevens

Sunday, April 26 at 2:00 PM

Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.

Alison Johnson, author of Wallace Stevens: A Dual Life as Poet and Insurance Executive, has just released a documentary about Stevens’s life and poetry. Wallace Stevens was regarded as one of the most significant American poets of the 20th century. Stevens largely ignored the literary world and he did not receive widespread recognition until the publication of his Collected Poems (1954).

Producer and director Alison Johnson will present the film and will take questions following the screening and sign copies of her DVD and her biography of Stevens.

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Literary

Film: My Mother's Castle

Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 PM

Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St.

Part of the "Pfander's Favorite Foreign Films" series. (1990) My Mother's Castle is a sequel to director Yves Robert's earlier My Father's Glory, both based on the childhood recollections of Marcel Pagnol. Like its predecessor, the movie explores the adventures of the young Marcel (Julien Ciamaca) during his summers at the family country home in Provence.

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Fireside Poetry Reading

Wednesday, April 22 at 3:00 PM

Rockland Public Library

Wednesday April 22 at 3 PM
Fireside Poetry: Community Reads-Favorite Poems

Join us in the Reading Room and read some of your personal favorite poems, those you love to read or had read to you as a child, OR bring poems you have written and would like to share. Children’s poems, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales welcome. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided by the Friends of the Library.

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Literary

Droplet Dance

Wednesday, April 22 at 2:00 PM

Rockland Public Library,80 Union St.

Wednesday, April 22 at 2:00 PM
Droplet Dance

Part of "The Arts… for Kids and Their Families at the Rockland Public Library" series.

Join us for this program choreographed by Molly Gawler. The performances integrate dance, theater, acrobatics, and weave story and song into colorful threads.

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Children,Performing Arts

Thomaston Trek 5/10K Walk/Run

June 7, 8:30am race time

Thomaston Public Library/Thomaston Academy, 60 Main St. Thomaston

Trekkers 2nd Annual Thomaston Trek 5k and 10k Run/Walk, Sunday, June 7th at the Thomaston Academy/Public Library, 60 Main Street,Thomaston. Advance online registration- $25 per person at www.active.com. Free T-shirt and pancake breakfast. Fee for the day of race: $30. All proceeds benefit Trekkers' outdoor-based youth mentoring programs.

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Rockport Annual Book Sale

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Mid Coast Recreation Center-535 West St, Rockport, ME 04856. Contact the Rockport Public Library for more information: 236-3642

On Thursday, July 9, the sale will open with a Friends Only Sale from 5 to 7 p.m.
Open to the public on Friday, July 10, from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
On Saturday, July 11, opens at 8:00 a.m. and goes until noon. From 1 to 3 p.m. is the Box O’ Books Sale
The Sale concludes Sunday 8-11

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Auctions/Sales

CIFF Selects: PLANETARY

April 22, 2015; 7:00 p.m.

Camden Opera House 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843

For the April screening at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, Camden will join the 70 cities around the world that will screen PLANETARY on Earth Day. CIFF brings this title, released by long-time CIFF supporter Vimeo, straight to Camden from its successful World Premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival last month.

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Public Pot Luck Supper

April 22, 2015 at 5:30 PM

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People's United Methodist Church,
Chapel Street
So. Thomaston, Maine

Public Pot Luck Supper
Casseroles, Salads, Baked Beans, & Pies!
Good Food and Good Fellowship

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Free Conservation Film Series

April 20-23, 2015, 2:00 p.m.

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water Street, Rockland

Film Series highlight migratory bird and fish conservation will be shown from April 20-23, 2015 at the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Rockland.

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

June 30, 2015, 7:00pm

Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843

Tickets are reserved seats $48-$56 and available beginning April 4th at www.camdenopreahouse.com, by calling (207)470-7066 or stopping by Camden Town Office M-F 9am - 3pm.

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FILM ~ Oliver!

April 25, 2015, 3:00PM

Camden Opera House

The final film in Camden Opera House's Family Fun Film Series

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ART, ARCHAEOLOGY & CULTURE

May 10, 1015, 5 PM

Athens, Greece

Art, Archaeology, & Greek Culture with Prof. Rolf Winkes and Friends
Travel to Athens, the island of Corfu, and the region of Epirus in Greece. Rolf and his wife Mary, a painter, live in Damariscotta, Maine, where he volunteers his time teaching courses at Coastal Senior College.

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Historical,Tours

Ireland--Women-only tour

August 10, 2015, 10:00am

Shannon, Ireland

Women-only Travel Adventure to the Wild West of Ireland
In Search of the Celtic Queen Granuaile
with special guest author Anne Chambers & Archaeologist Michael Gibbons.

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Tours

Women's Vitality Retreat

June 24, 2015, 3:00 pm

Hawthorn Inn, High Street, Camden, Maine

Movement, High Vibration Food, and Revolutionary Self-care!

This retreat is designed for all women. Escape alone, or invite your mother/daughter/sister/friend for a special getaway to prioritize our own well-being, from which everyone in our lives benefits.

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Other,Tours

Women's Vitality Retreat

June 24, 2015, 3:00 pm

Hawthorn Inn, High Street, Camden, Maine


Fun Hands-on Cooking Lessons
Women’s Vitality Retreat in Maine:
Movement, High Vibration Food, and Revolutionary Self-care!
This retreat is designed for all women. Escape alone, or invite your mother/daughter/sister/friend for a special getaway to prioritize our own well-being, from which everyone in our lives benefit.

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Other,Tours

5 Great Things to Do with Lobster!

June 6, 2015

Belmont Inn 6 Belmont Avenue Camden, ME 04843

Our cooking classes with food historian and Maine cookbook author Sandy Oliver have been a huge success! Come join her in her kitchen on the island of Isleboro as she shares her uniquely Maine recipes and experiences in this new class.

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5 Great Things to Do with Lobster!

May 30, 2015

Belmont Inn 6 Belmont Avenue, Camden, ME 04843

Our cooking classes with food historian and Maine cookbook author Sandy Oliver have been a huge success! Come join her in her kitchen on the island of Isleboro as she shares her uniquely Maine recipes and experiences in this new class.

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Other,Seasonal

Comedian PAULA POUNDSTONE

August 15, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

345 Main St. Rockland, Maine

The hilarious Paula Poundstone is known for her distinctive brand of spontaneous observational comedy. Also an actress and commentator, Poundstone has appeared on numerous HBO comedy specials, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, National Public Radio's (NPR) weekly news quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me, and tours across the country.

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Other,Performing Arts

THE SWEETBACK SISTERS

May 30, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

STRAND THEATRE 345 MAIN STREET ROCKLAND

Rollicking, infectious country swing! THE SWEETBACK SISTERS’ charismatic charm harkens back to the golden era of the silver screen cowgirl, wrapped around a core of deeply felt love for traditional country music styles. Emily Miller and Zara Bode’s precise, family-style harmonies recall the best of country music from the Everlys to The Judds, as well as the spirited rockabilly energy of Wanda Jackson. Their repertoire combines country music from before they were born and new interpretations of those traditions -- to create a fresh take on what it means to be country. THE SWEETBACKS have been featured on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion.”

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Concerts

Met Opera ENCORE: CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA/PAGLIACCI

May 19, 2015; 12:30 p.m.

Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, ME 04841

Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) and Canio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo). Rae Smith (War Horse) has designed the moodily atmospheric 1900 village square setting of Cavalleria, which transforms to a 1948 truck stop for the doomed vaudeville troupe of Pagliacci. Eva-Maria Westbroek (Cav) and Patricia Racette (Pag) sing the unlucky heroines, and Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.

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SESSION AMERICANA with Ellie Buckland

June 26, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, ME 04841

Boston’s award-winning SESSION AMERICANA, known for their fresh take on old-fashioned, timeless music, is a constantly evolving line up of folk/rock/roots veteran singer-songwriters. Their inventively entertaining live shows, based on their original music, may spontaneously reach back into traditional American songs. Maine native ELLIE BUCKLAND is a songwriter, singer, and fiddler, whose passion for songwriting and performing is influenced by traditional country, bluegrass and fiddle music.

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Concerts

Image/Text: Combining Words and Images in Your Artwork

May 14, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

This workshop is for photographers and other visual artists who want to add writing to a project and for writers who want to incorporate visual images in a significant way. We will begin by looking at a wide variety of word & image texts to get a sense of the ways artists combine the two. Then, we will focus on each student's specific interest/project, helping to identify ways to incorporate the two art forms into a whole that works.

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Image/Text: Combining Words and Images in Your Artwork

May 12, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Grace St. Rockland, Maine

This workshop is for photographers and other visual artists who want to add writing to a project and for writers who want to incorporate visual images in a significant way. We will begin by looking at a wide variety of word & image texts to get a sense of the ways artists combine the two. Then, we will focus on each student's specific interest/project, helping to identify ways to incorporate the two art forms into a whole that works.

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Image/Text: Combining Words and Images in Your Artwork

May 7, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

This workshop is for photographers and other visual artists who want to add writing to a project and for writers who want to incorporate visual images in a significant way. We will begin by looking at a wide variety of word & image texts to get a sense of the ways artists combine the two. Then, we will focus on each student's specific interest/project, helping to identify ways to incorporate the two art forms into a whole that works.

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Other

Image/Text: Combining Words and Images in Your Artwork

May 5, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

This workshop is for photographers and other visual artists who want to add writing to a project and for writers who want to incorporate visual images in a significant way. We will begin by looking at a wide variety of word & image texts to get a sense of the ways artists combine the two. Then, we will focus on each student's specific interest/project, helping to identify ways to incorporate the two art forms into a whole that works.

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An Introduction to Watercolor

May 22, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

In this 4-week introductory class, students will explore watercolor's transparent qualities. Together we will learn about washes, gradations, tonal values, manipulating and controlling the medium while being open to its endless surprises. Repeat students are welcome to participate.

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An Introduction to Watercolor

May 15, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

In this 4-week introductory class, students will explore watercolor's transparent qualities. Together we will learn about washes, gradations, tonal values, manipulating and controlling the medium while being open to its endless surprises. Repeat students are welcome to participate.

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An Introduction to Watercolor

May 8, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

In this 4-week introductory class, students will explore watercolor's transparent qualities. Together we will learn about washes, gradations, tonal values, manipulating and controlling the medium while being open to its endless surprises. Repeat students are welcome to participate.

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An Introduction to Watercolor with Lesia Sochor

May 1, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

In this 4-week introductory class, students will explore watercolor's transparent qualities. Together we will learn about washes, gradations, tonal values, manipulating and controlling the medium while being open to its endless surprises. Repeat students are welcome to participate.

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Narrative Painting with Ingrid Ellison

May 29, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

This class will provide an introduction to a variety of materials and techniques while participants work on one larger cradled panel or canvas to complete a unique personal narrative piece. We will use a range of water-based materials, glazing, collage, transfers and found objects to complete the work.

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Other

Narrative Painting with Ingrid Ellison

May 22, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

This class will provide an introduction to a variety of materials and techniques while participants work on one larger cradled panel or canvas to complete a unique personal narrative piece. We will use a range of water-based materials, glazing, collage, transfers and found objects to complete the work.

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Other

Narrative Painting with Ingrid Ellison

May 15, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

This class will provide an introduction to a variety of materials and techniques while participants work on one larger cradled panel or canvas to complete a unique personal narrative piece. We will use a range of water-based materials, glazing, collage, transfers and found objects to complete the work.

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Other

Narrative Painting with Ingrid Ellison

May 8, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St. Rockland, Maine

This class will provide an introduction to a variety of materials and techniques while participants work on one larger cradled panel or canvas to complete a unique personal narrative piece. We will use a range of water-based materials, glazing, collage, transfers and found objects to complete the work.

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Other

Narrative Painting with Ingrid Ellison

May 1, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Gamble Education Center Grace St., Rockland

This class will provide an introduction to a variety of materials and techniques while participants work on one larger cradled panel or canvas to complete a unique personal narrative piece. We will use a range of water-based materials, glazing, collage, transfers and found objects to complete the work.

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Other

Music at Dusk

May 8, 2015 6:00pm

Union Hall, Rockport

A musician-led string orchestra, Palaver Strings was formed in 2012 by a group of passionate young musicians from the Boston area dedicated to the collaborative interpretation of classical masterworks. The group first appeared in concert to benefit the Liberian Education Fund, setting in motion a unique partnership between dedication to the art of musical expression and the fight for social justice. The evening’s program includes Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence, Bon Iver’s Woods, and Mascagni’s Intermezzo.

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Concerts

ERNEST & CELESTINE - FREE FAMILY FILM RESCHEDULED!

April 26, 2015; 3:00 p.m.

345 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841

Deep below snowy, cobblestone streets, tucked away in networks of winding subterranean tunnels, lives a civilization of hardworking mice, terrified of the bears who live above ground. Unlike her fellow mice, Celestine is an artist and a dreamer - and when she nearly ends up as breakfast for ursine troubadour Ernest, the two form an unlikely bond. The English-language voice cast features Forest Whitaker, Mackenzie Foy, Lauren Bacall, Paul Giamatti, William H. Macy, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Jeffrey Wright.

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Children,Other

First Friday at the Farnsworth

Friday, July 3, 2015, 5 - 8 p.m.

Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum Street, Rockland

On the first Friday of each month, from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of First Fridays at the Farnsworth proudly sponsored by The First.

Again in 2015, the museum will be accessible on First Fridays through the Main Street doors leading directly into the galleries.

First Fridays at the Farnsworth is part of the Arts in Rockland First Fridays, during which all 21 member-galleries of Arts in Rockland stage an Arts Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Exhibits,Visual Art

First Friday at the Farnsworth

Friday, August 7 , 2015, 5 - 8 p.m.

Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum Street, Rockland

On the first Friday of each month, from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of First Fridays at the Farnsworth proudly sponsored by The First.

Again in 2015, the museum will be accessible on First Fridays through the Main Street doors leading directly into the galleries.

First Fridays at the Fa

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Exhibits,Visual Art

First Friday at the Farnsworth

Friday, September 4, 2015, 5 - 8 p.m.

Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum Street, Rockland

On the first Friday of each month, from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of First Fridays at the Farnsworth proudly sponsored by The First.

Again in 2015, the museum will be accessible on First Fridays through the Main Street doors leading directly into the galleries.

First Fridays at the Farnsworth is part of the Arts in Rockland First Fridays, during which all 21 member-galleries of Arts in Rockland stage an Arts Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Exhibits,Visual Art

First Friday at the Farnsworth

Friday, October 2, 2015, 5 - 8 p.m.

Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum Street, Rockland

On the first Friday of each month, from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of First Fridays at the Farnsworth proudly sponsored by The First.

Again in 2015, the museum will be accessible on First Fridays through the Main Street doors leading directly into the galleries.

First Fridays at the Farnsworth is part of the Arts in Rockland First Fridays, during which all 21 member-galleries of Arts in Rockland stage an Arts Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.

Details

Exhibits,Visual Art

First Friday at the Farnsworth

June 5, 2015, 5 - 8 p.m.

Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum Street, Rockland

On the first Friday of each month, from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of First Fridays at the Farnsworth proudly sponsored by The First.

Again in 2015, the museum will be accessible on First Fridays through the Main Street doors leading directly into the galleries.

First Fridays at the Farnsworth is part of the Arts in Rockland First Fridays, during which all 21 member-galleries of Arts in Rockland stage an Arts Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Exhibits,Visual Art

Business After Hours: Rockland Main Street

Wednesday, December 9at 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Rockland Main Street

Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

Business After Hours: Cape Air

Wednesday, November 11at 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Cape Air 23 Terminal Ln, Owls Head, Maine 04854

November's Business After Hours will be at Cape Air on November 11. Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

Business After Hours: Margo Moore Interiors

Wednesday, October 14at 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Margo Moore Interiors 74 Elm St, Camden, Maine 04843

The September Chamber Business After Hours will be at the Rockland Savings Bank. Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

Business After Hours: Bangor Savings Bank

Wednesday, July 8at 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Bangor Savings Bank Elm St, Camden, Maine

July's Business After Hours will be hosted by Bangor Savings Bank in Camden. Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

Windjammer Festival Sail In

September 4, 2015 multiple trips

Camden, ME Public Landing

Let us carry you back to the golden age of tall-ship sailing as we sail among the entire windjammer fleet of mid-coast Maine as they enter Camden for Windjammer Weekend.
12:00PM-2:00PM and 2:30pm-4:30pm
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Camden Windjammer Fireworks

September 4, 2015 7:00pm-9:15pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Watch the sun go down behind the mountains of Camden Hills State Park; then turn seaward and watch from the decks of the Schooner Olad as we celebrate our Camden Windjammer Festival with fantastic fireworks over Maine’s most beautiful harbor.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Windjammer Festival Parade

September 6, 2015 2:30pm-4:30pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

To end the Camden Windjammer Weekend, Join us as we lead the parade and sail through Camden Harbor for the crowds of onlookers ashore during the 19th annual parade of sail.
For reservation call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Cellardoor at Home Smackdown

Sunday June 28, 12-4PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
Visit MaineWine.com for more information & BrownPaperTickets.com for tix

Get ready to heat up the kitchen! Join us for a day of food and wine pairings with our first ever Cellardoor at Home cooking competition. Stay tuned to MaineWine.com for more details!

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Other

Home for the Holidays

Dec.11, 2015 6-8pm & Dec 12, 2015 10-4pm

7 Hyler Street
Thomaston, ME 04861

Enjoy this beautiful historic home decorated for the holidays with a wine reception on Friday evening, live music and both live and silent auctions on Friday, December 11 from 6-8pm. On Saturday, the home will be open to tour and to participate in the silent auction from 10-4pm. For more information, please contact the Thomaston Historical Society at 207-354-2295 or at www.thomastonhistoricalsociety.com

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Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Early Maine Gravestones

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 7:00pm

Thomaston Historical Society
80 Knox Street
Thomaston, M E 04861

Ellen Dyer is an independent museum consultant who has spent the last fifteen years visiting and recording some of Maine's early cemeteries.

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Norumbega Reconsidered

September 8, 2015, 7:00pm

Thomaston Historical Society
80 Knox Street
Thomaston, ME 04861

The Wawenoc Indians lived between the Kennebec and Ponobscot Rivers. The last surviving Wawenoc was interviewed by Frank Speck in the early 20th Century.

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Historical,Literary,Other

Mangia: An Italian Cooking Cl

Saturday May 23, 5:30-8:30PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
$65/person | 207-763-4478 for reservations

With the unofficial start of summer upon us, the heavy, hearty comfort foods of winter give way to dishes influenced by the light, fresh and colorful bounty found at Maine’s farmers markets. We’re celebrating the start of a new season with an Italian twist, taking cues dai monti al mare (from the mountains to the sea).

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Other

Common Foot Issues as We Age

Wednesday, May 13, 3 to 4 pm

Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill, 30 Community Drive, Camden, ME 04843

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Discussions/Forums

Common Foot Issues as We Age

Wednesday, May 13, 3 to 4 pm

Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill, 30 Community Drive, Camden, ME 04843

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Discussions/Forums

Celebrate General Henry Knox

July 25, 2015, 10:30 am

Village Cemetery, Thomaston, 04861

10:30 am graveside ceremony hosted by the Thomaston Historical Society to honor General Henry Knox, Revolutionary War general and first Secretary of War in Washington's cabinet, on his birthday, at his grave site in Village Cemetery in Thomaston. FMI contact 207-354-4121 or sdevlin@theartemisgroup.com.

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Children,Historical

Cut the Cake!

July 25, 2015, 11 am - 1 pm

Knox Museum, on the lawn at Montpelier, 30 High St., Thomaston, 04861

Immediately following Thomaston Historical Society's (354-4121, 2sdevlin@theartemisgroup.com) annual Knox Day graveside ceremonies at 10:30 am, Knox Museum puts on a big birthday bash on the lawn at Montpelier for all to enjoy. Games, music, the annual Lady Knox Hat Parade contest, lunch, tours of Montpelier, and of course, cake & ice cream!

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Children,Concerts,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Historical,Seasonal,Tours

Taste of Thomaston

October 10, 2015, 11 am - 2 pm

Knox Museum, under the big tent at Montpelier, 30 High St., Thomaston, 04861

Wildly popular food and wine tasting festival celebrating notable local chefs, vintners, cheese artisans, brewers, fishermen, farmers, and all things delicious, local, and “foodie.” Live music, and Thomaston Farmers Market and crafts people show their wares across the grounds. Must be 21 for admission. Rain or shine. 354-8062 or www.knoxmuseum.org FMI. Stay tuned!

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Concerts,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Midsummer at the Museum

June 20, 2015, 6:30 - 10:30 pm.

Knox Museum, in the orchard behind Montpelier, 30 High St., Thomaston, 04861

Annual Knox Museum community solstice celebration honors Finnish Heritage House neighbors and their annual Juhannus feast, and features a pig roast, live music, bonfire, Wife-Carrying Race, games, flower hair garlands, luminaries, and fireworks! Rain or shine. 207-354-8062 or www.knoxmuseum.org FMI. Stay tuned!

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Children,Concerts,Fairs/Festivals,Historical,Performing Arts,Seasonal

Historic Caroling

December 6, 2015; 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

Knox Museum, Montpelier's Oval Room, 30 High St., Thomaston, 04861

Tony Antolini, Artistic Director of Down East Singers, performs. Sponsored by Georges River Land Trust and Knox Museum. 207-594-5166;www.georgesriver.org

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Concerts,Historical,Other,Seasonal

Boots on the Ground

May 23, 2015, 11 am - 1 pm

Knox Museum, Montpelier, 30 High St., Thomaston, 04861

Annual Knox Museum Memorial Day weekend event to commemorate and honor America’s military, active duty and veterans, features patriotic music and activities, games, dress parade, keynote address, color guard, lunch, and Montpelier tours. Admission is free and all are welcome. On the grounds at Montpelier. Rain or shine. 207-354-8062; www.knoxmuseum.org.

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Children,Historical,Other,Tours

Holiday Open House

December 5-6, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Montpelier, 30 High St., Thomaston.

See Montpelier beautifully decorated for the holidays in the 18th-century style. Live music, gift shopping, bake sale, and goodies to sample for all. Admission is free, but in lieu of admission canned and dry goods are accepted at the door for distribution at the local food pantry.

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Exhibits,Other,Tours

Knox Annual Lecture

July 28, 2015 6 pm

The Strand Theater, Rockland

Knox Museum presents two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian & author, David McCullough, and his latest book, The Wright Brothers, which tells the thrilling, surprising, and profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright, who taught the world how to fly. $35 General Admission. $25 Museum members. On sale at The Strand. 594-0070

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Historical,Literary

Holiday History & Caroling

December 6, 2015; TBD

Thomaston

Tony Antolini, Artistic Director of Down East Singers, performs. Sponsored by Georges River Land Trust and Knox Museum.

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Concerts,Other,Seasonal

PBRCC Legislative Summit

Friday, January 30 from 8am-12pm

The Farmstead Event & Conference Center 399 Commercial St, Rockport, Maine 04856

How can YOU gain better access to, and stay apprised of, the legislation that affects you and your business? The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Legislative Breakfast, proudly sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, with the Maine State Chamber at the Farmstead Event Center on Jan 30 from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Chamber member, Megunticook Market, will be providing breakfast. 

 Peter Gore, Vice President of Government Relations at the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, will kick off the morning with a discussion on how area businesses can play a more active and involved role in the legislative process within Maine and nationally. The question to be tackled: "How can you, as a business owner, gain better access to, and stay apprised of, legislation that affects you and your business?" “The idea is that we are connecting business to what they need to know to advocate for themselves and their industry, discussions about the economy, viewpoints of 2014 and what to expect for 2015,” states Staci Coomer, Executive Director of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce. “They may not be aware of issues that can affect their business, or that can help them. As a chamber, it is great for us to get a pulse on the priority issues and trends that make an impact in our region.” $25 for Members and $30 for Non Members

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Chamber Specific Events,Discussions/Forums

The Birds of Beech Hill

June 17, 2015, 10:30 am

Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill, 30 Community Drive, Camden, ME 04843

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Discussions/Forums

Untouchable Love

May 20, 2015, 10:30 am

Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill, 30 Community Drive, Camden, ME 04843

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Discussions/Forums

NORDIC FIDDLERS BLOC

April 29, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

345 Main Street Rockland, ME 04841

Three young, accomplished fiddlers players bring their talent and traditions to this dazzling collaboration: Olav Luksengård Mjelva (octave fiddle and the resonant stringed Hardanger fiddle) from Norway, Anders Hall (viola and fiddle) from Sweden and Kevin Henderson (fiddle) from the Shetland Islands. These Nordic regions have some of the richest fiddling traditions in the world, as well as many historical links going back hundreds of years. The band have blended their styles while allowing their three distinct flavors to come through in a sound that is unique, meaningful, intense and invigorating.

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Concerts

Tuesday Lecture Series

October 6, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

September 29, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

September 22, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

September 15, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

September 8, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

September 1, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

August 25, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

August 18, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

August 11, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

August 4, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

July 28, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

July 21, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

July 14, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden.

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

July 7, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

June 30, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

June 23, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

June 16, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

June 9, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

June 2, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

May 26, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

May 19, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

May 12, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine 04843

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd., Camden. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

May 5, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

April 28, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

Tuesday Lecture Series

April 21, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center 30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine

Bring a brown bag lunch and learn about gardening, landscaping, and other nature-related topics from a different speaker each week. Members free; non-members $5.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other

U.S. National Toboggan Championship

February 5-7, 2016

Camden Snow Bowl

The fun competition draws 400+ teams and includes a chili and chowder challenge, music, tailgate parties, costume contest, souvenirs, and children’s activities.

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Children,Other,Seasonal

Camden Winterfest

January 30 - February 7, 2015

Downtown Camden & Camden Snow Bowl

Enjoy ice carving, snow sculptures, community events, music, refreshments, and festivities at the Amphitheatre.

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Fairs/Festivals,Other,Seasonal

12th Annual Pies on Parade Pie Tour

Januaru 31, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Rockland

Pie lovers can sample more than 40 different pies at more than 20 businesses, restaurants, and Inns throughout Rockland. Tickets will sell out quickly, and the best way to get yours is through Pies on Parade lodging packages offered by the three Historic Inns of Rockland.

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Other

Christmas Eve Worship

December 24, 2015; 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

John St. United Methodist Church 98 John St. Camden, Maine

The public is invited to this family Christmas Eve service designed for people of all ages. Experience the true meaning of the holiday by candelight with storytelling and traditional carols. Merry Christmas!

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Other,Seasonal

Anticipated Opening Day for The Camden Snow Bowl!

December 18, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Camden Snow Bowl Barnestown Rd., Camden

It’s opening day (weather permitting) for skiing and snowboarding. Don’t miss the new season with the 3-chair chairlift, 2-chair chairlift, conveyor system, and the brand new Lodge! Nordic and snowshoe trails should be open, too.

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Other,Seasonal

Frozen 5K

December 5, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Point Lookout, Rt. 1, Northport.

6th annual run sponsored by West Bay Rotary to support efforts to find a cure for ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease. 207-975-0134

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Public Supper & Concert

December 5, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St., Camden.

The evening begins with a public bean and casserole supper complete with salads and pies at $8 per ticket. At 6:30 p.m. you are invited to our annual Christmas concert offered by the chancel choir and guests to benefit the local food pantry.

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A Beltie Holiday

December 5, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Aldermere Farm, 20 Russell Ave., Rockport.

Bring your camera and have your picture taken with a Beltie calf for the holidays. A kid-friendly event with holiday crafts, refreshments, and farm fun. This is your chance to pet a real cow!

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Holly Berry Fair

December 5, 2015; 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St., Rockport.

Shop a wonderland of holiday delights: trees, wreaths, handmade gifts, hand-painted furniture, treasures from Granny’s attic and Cook’s Corner, jewelry, paper whites, baskets of greens, delicious appetizers and soups, and our wonderful home-baked treats.

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Home for the Holidays House Tour

December 4-5, 2015

105 Main St., Thomaston.

Friday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. The Captain Barnabus Webb house, an outstanding example of Victorian architecture, will be decorated for the holidays. Enjoy this historic home and a wine reception, live music, and both live and silent auctions on Friday. On Saturday, the house will be open to tour and for the silent auction. Sponsored by the Thomaston Historical Society.

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Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours

The Nutcracker

December 4-6, 2015

Camden Opera House 29 Elm St. Camden, Maine

Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Atlantic Ballet Company presents its annual interpretation of this holiday classic.

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Children,Other,Performing Arts

Christmas by the Sea

December 4-6, 2015

Camden, Maine

A weekend celebration of the holiday season. Parade, community tree lighting, and musical entertainment. Holiday sales and dining specials; photos and children’s story hour with Santa, who arrives by boat.

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Merryspring's Holiday Bazaar

December 5, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Rd. Camden.

Shop for a variety of fresh seasonal greens, plain and decorated wreaths, live arrangements, unique crafts, and exciting gifts. New memberships available opening night.

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Merryspring's Holiday Bazaar

December 3, 2015; 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, Conway Rd., Camden

Shop for a variety of fresh seasonal greens, plain and decorated wreaths, live arrangements, unique crafts, and exciting gifts. New memberships available opening night.

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Festival of Lights Parade

November 28, 2015; 6:00 p.m.

Downtown Rockland

This after-dark parade will light up the faces of hundreds of children as 25 or more illuminated floats roll down Main Street. Santa is the parade marshal! Sponsored by Rockland Main Street, Inc.

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Children,Fairs/Festivals,Other,Seasonal

Historic Inns of Rockland Holiday House Tour

November 28, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Berry Manor Inn, LimeRock Inn, Granite Inn, Rockland Public Library, and private homes.

The Historic Inns of Rockland join with Friends of the Rockland Public Library and historic private homes to jump start the season. This festive tour, part of the Festival of Lights, includes historic inns and homes decked out in holiday finery. Then attend a table Christmas tree silent auction at the Library. Overnight lodging packages are available.

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35th Annual Festival of Lights Craft Show

November 28, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Elks Lodge, Rockland

One of the biggest holiday local arts and crafts display in the Midcoast. There are so many fabulous opportunities to obtain truly unique, handmade holiday gifts – and help the shelter in the process. More than 40 Maine artisans will participate. Sponsored by the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County.

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Lobster Trap Tree Lighting

November 27, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Downtown Rockland

For more than a decade, downtown Rockland has been the setting for the largest lobster trap Christmas tree in the world! Enjoy the festivities as the switch is thrown to light up the season. Sponsored by Rockland Main Street, Inc.

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7th Annual ART-Full Gifts Fine Craft, Fine Art, and Gourmet Food Show

November 21-22, 2015

Point Lookout Resort, 67 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Northport.

Fifty of the finest New England exhibitors who create fine art and crafts, plus artisan-crafted gourmet foods. Purchase handmade jewelry in gold, silver, and mixed media; hand-woven clothing of natural fibers; porcelain and stoneware pottery; fine home furnishings; fine art photography, prints, paintings, and much more.

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Fall Fine Art & Antique Auction

November 14-15, 2015; 11:00 a.m.

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Thomaston.

This auction presents 1,000+ lots of fine art and antiques. Live, absentee, telephone, and internet bids are accepted. Visit the Website to view items in advance and to check for changes and/or additional dates.

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Auctions/Sales,Other

First Friday Art Walk

November 6, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Portland Art Gallery, 154 Middle St., Portland.

Portland Art Gallery opens its doors on the first Friday of every month for an artist reception. Different Art Collector Maine artists are featured each month.

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Holiday Floral Arrangements

November 5, 2015; 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House 6 Central St. Rockport, Maine

Shelley, the owner of Shelley’s Flowers and Gifts in Waldoboro, has won many awards for her floral designs. She will share flower arranging tips and demonstrate her work in gorgeous holiday arrangements.

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JONATHAN EDWARDS and CHERYL WHEELER

May 8, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, ME 04841

Four decades into a stellar career, folk singer/songwriter JONATHAN EDWARDS delivers songs of passion, insight, and humor with his pure and powerful tenor. His repertoire includes such classics as “Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy,” “Sometimes,” “One Day Closer,” “Don’t Cry Blue,” “Emma,” “Everybody Knows Her,” “Athens County,” and the 1971 anthemic “Sunshine (Go Away Today),” the protest proclamation that resonated with thousands of young fans. EDWARDS has released 15 albums, including the bluegrass “Blue Ridge,” and his collection of children’s songs, “Little Hands.” Folk singer/songwriter CHERYL WHEELER is a natural storyteller with a beautiful voice; though her songs are often emotional portraits of people, her live concerts also include comic routines and serious discussions. A gifted writer, WHEELER'S songs have been covered by artists as diverse as Dan Seals, Peter Paul and Mary, Kenny Loggins, Garth Brooks, Suzy Boggus, Melanie, Bette Midler, Maura O'Connell, Sylvia, Kathy Mattea, and Holly Near. WHEELER has released 13 albums since 1986.

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FILM - World Circus

April 25, 2015; 3:00 p.m.

Camden Opera House 29 Elm St. Camden, Maine

A colorful, lively and "you-are-there" film that follows real circus acts all over the world and gives you a glimpse of their lives and death-defying acts. Over twenty-five countries are represented at the Monte Carlo Circus Festival, and only after years of discipline and sweat are acts allowed entrance into this elite competition. Winners are marked as the best of the best worldwide. “World Circus” documentary film follows five top circus acts from different countries as they prepare to compete at the 'Academy Awards' of circus competitions. For two months, through six countries and eleven cities, the acts are followed, along with interviews with the founder of the Big Apple Circus, owner of Ringling Brothers, and artistic director at Cirque du Soleil.

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All Hallows Eve Walk

October 31, 2015; 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Merryspring Nature Center, Conway Rd., Camden.

Join Ashwood Waldorf School for an enchanted walk and family-friendly entertainment. Enjoy healthy, traditional Halloween fun!

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Cash for Clothes Sale

October 24th - 26th, 2015

American Legion Hall, Pearl St., Camden.

Cash for Clothes is a quality used clothing sale to benefit Coastal Opportunities, an agency that helps adults with intellectual disabilities become participating members in the social and economic community. Volunteers come together in May and October to raise funds to support the important work of this non-profit organization. Volunteer info: 207-236-6008

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Early Maine Gravestones

October 12, 2015; 7:00 p.m.

Thomaston Historical Society, 80 Knox St.

An illustrated talk on the symbols and language used on 18th and early 19th-century Maine gravestone, primarily in the Midcoast. The speaker is Ellen Dyer, an independent museum consultant who has spent the last 15 years visiting and recording some of Maine’s early cemeteries

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Pancake Breakfasts

October 25, 2015; 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Rd., Camden.

Attended by hundreds of hungry pancake lovers, these very popular breakfasts benefit the scholarship fund of Ragged Mountain Ski and Snowboard Club for its Learn to Ski and Youth Racing programs. Weather permitting, you can also ride the chair to the summit for leaf peeping.

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Pancake Breakfasts

October 18, 2015; 7:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.

Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Rd., Camden.

Attended by hundreds of hungry pancake lovers, these very popular breakfasts benefit the scholarship fund of Ragged Mountain Ski and Snowboard Club for its Learn to Ski and Youth Racing programs. Weather permitting, you can also ride the chair to the summit for leaf peeping.

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Pancake Breakfasts

October 11, 2015; 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Rd., Camden.

Attended by hundreds of hungry pancake lovers, these very popular breakfasts benefit the scholarship fund of Ragged Mountain Ski and Snowboard Club for its Learn to Ski and Youth Racing programs. Weather permitting, you can also ride the chair to the summit for leaf peeping.

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Photography Lesson

October 10, 2015; 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mount Battie Motel, 2158 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1),Lincolnville.

Take a 90-minute lesson on the motel’s beautiful grounds and make your photos exciting and interesting. The class is open to the public, all ages and skill levels, and any type of camera. During the discussion and shooting, you’ll receive expert advice on framing, foreground/background relationship, light and balance.

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Discussions/Forums,Other

Lighthouse Cruise aboard the Lively Lady

October 11, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady

October 4, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, BrownsHead, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Harbor Arts; Arts and Books 2015

Oct 3rd - 4th, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, Camden.

In possibly the most beautiful location for an art fair on the East coast, more than 60 exhibitors display their work in a juried show. Artists show their wares, connect with other creative folks, and pair art enthusiasts with beautiful creations.

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Harvest Party 2015

October 3, 2015; 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery, Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville.

Join us for an elegant and upbeat cocktail party featuring gourmet food stations and great music. Bring your dance shoes!

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First Friday Art Walk

October 2, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Portland Art Gallery, 154 Middle St., Portland. Portland

Portland Art Gallery opens its doors on the first Friday of every month for an artist reception. Different Art Collector Maine artists are featured each month.

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Exhibits,Other,Tours,Visual Art

The Maine Beehive 3rd Open House!

October 2, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

243 Commercial St. Rockport

Explore your path to wellness through free 15-minute consultations and massages. Practitioners will be available to explain the wide range of offerings.

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Annual October Book Sale

October 2nd - 4th, 2015; All Day

Camden Public Library, Main Street.

The Library’s annual October Book Sale, one of the most important fundraising events for the library each year, offers literally thousands of book bargains under tents on the library lawn.

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Auctions/Sales,Children,Fairs/Festivals,Literary,Other,Seasonal

Camden International Film Festival and Points North Forum

September 17 - 20, 2015

Camden, Rockport, Rockland.

One of the top 25 documentary film festivals in the U.S. Various times and locations in Camden, Rockport, and Rockland.

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Beer and Wine Tasting

September 18, 2015; 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Megunticook Market, 2 Gould St., Camden.

Taste new wines and seasonal craft beer. Megunticook Market holds complimentary tastings each month to share its newest selections as well as cheese, salami, and chocolates that pair with the beer and wine selections. Stop in on your way home.

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Seafood Bistro

September 17, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bay Leaf Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Lincolnville Beach.

Join us for this hands-on cooking class, then eat for dinner the dishes made in class. Explore Maine’s rich seafood bounty through a wide array of appetizers and entrees.

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All-Day Sail & Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse Tour

September 17, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Celebrate Maine Lighthouse Week with a full-day sail on Schooner Olad. We will sail from Camden to Rockland, dock at the Breakwater Lighthouse, and take a guided tour. Lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided.

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Vinalhaven Island: One-Day Photographic Excursion

September 15, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The tour includes two 75-minute ferry rides, rocky coastal landscapes, bay scenery, marine wildlife, working harbors, island culture, a quaint village, and unique shops and galleries. Photographic discussions will cover camera settings, controlling exposure, framing, foreground/background relationships, point of view, and capturing the right moment.

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Lasansky Open Studio and Classes Resume

September 14, 2015; 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

234 Old County Rd. Rockport, Maine

A workshop inside the opening.

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Windjammer Fleet Departs

September 28, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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WIndjammer Fleet Departs

September 21, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Windjammer Fleet Departs

September 14, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Midcoast Mini Maker Faire 2015

September 12, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Camden Public Library

The 3rd Annual Midcoast Mini Maker Faire will be held Saturday, September 12, 2015, 11am – 3pm. Maker Faire is a hands-on faire to celebrate tinkerers, makers, artists, and inventors. Local makers demonstrate projects and share their passions for innovation, creativity, and do-it-yourself activities. Hosted by the Camden Public Library and Midcoast Magnet.

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Children,Crafts,Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Other,Visual Art

Photography Lesson

September 12, 2015; 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mount Battie Motel, 2158 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1),Lincolnville

Take a 90-minute lesson on the motel’s beautiful grounds and make your photos exciting and interesting. The class is open to the public, all ages and skill levels, and any type of camera. During the discussion and shooting, you’ll receive expert advice on framing, foreground/background relationship, light and balance

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Whisker Walk Family Fun Day & 5K

September 12, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Harbor Park, Rockland

Grab a leash and your dog and walk/run for a cause. The festival includes an agility course, vendors, informational booths and crafters, Ask the Trainer, Doggy Day Spa, rescue groups, raffles, food, live music, pet contests, kids activities, and more. Sponsored by the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County.

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35th Annual Maine Sport Triathlon

September 6, 2015; 9:00 a.m.

Barrett’s Cove, Megunticook Lake, Camden.

Annual Maine Sport Triathlon. Barrett’s Cove, Megunticook Lake, Camden. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. with start time at 9:00 a.m. sharp. About 200 participants endure a half-mile swim on Megunticook Lake, a 26-mile bike ride through Camden, Lincolnville, and Hope, and a 6.6-mile run through the rolling hills of Camden.

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Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady

September 27, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady

September 20, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady

September 13, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady

September 6, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

West Bay Rotary Chowder Challenge

September 5, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

This 19th annual event brings local restaurants and individual chefs into competition for bragging rights to the best chowder on the Midcoast. The public votes for their favorite. Tasting fee; proceeds benefit local nonprofits/charities and Rotary International projects.

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Camden Windjammer Festival Fireworks Sail

September 4. 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Rockport to Camden

Enjoy a sunset dinner sail on Penobscot Bay aboard Schooner Heron, then sail to Camden to see the windjammer fleet and watch the fireworks display from the outer harbor. You’ll have great seats to see the fireworks from the deck of Heron.

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First Friday Art Walk!

September 4, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Portland Art Gallery, 154 Middle St., Portland.

Portland Art Gallery opens its doors on the first Friday of every month for an artist reception. Different Art Collector Maine artists are featured each month.

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Camden Windjammer Festival Parade of Sail

September 4, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Rockport Harbor to Camden Harbor

Join Heron for a parade of sail to kick off the Camden Windjammer Festival. Sail with all the schooners under full sail. This great photo opportunity includes a lobster roll lunch.

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Windjammer Weekend Aboard Schooner Surprise!

September 4, 2015

Camden Harbor

Sails depart at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m., and 7:15 p.m. Watch the windjammers parade through Camden Harbor and join the largest gathering of windjammers around!

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Camden Walking Tour

September 11, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Camden Public Library, Atlantic Ave. entrance

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in August. Free; donations appreciated. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and Camden Downtown Business Group.

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Camden Walking Tour

September 4, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Camden Public Library, Atlantic Ave. entrance.

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in August. Free; donations appreciated. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and Camden Downtown Business Group.

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Camden Windjammer Festival

September 4-6, 2015

Camden Public Landing and Harbor Park.

Schooner parade, dinners, tours, and sails; talent show; fireworks; lobster crate race; Build-a-Boat contest; displays of maritime activities and skills; pancake breakfast; Chowder Challenge; Sea Dog show; pirates show. Harborside fun for everyone.

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Homestyle Chinese Cooking

September 3, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bay Leaf Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Lincolnville Beach.

Join us for this hands-on cooking class, then eat for dinner the dishes made in class. Explore the major regional cuisines of China and learn how to make dishes at home just like the Chinese families would serve.

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Five Element Gardening

September 3, 2015; 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St., Rockport.

Amy Jenner, an Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist from Camden Whole Health, is an avid gardener. She delves into the cycle of birth, growth, harvest, death, and rebirth in both the garden and our lives.

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Full Moon Sail aboard Schooner Surprise

August 29, 2015; 7:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Camden Harbor. Watch the sunset and moonrise and enjoy live music and homemade desserts.

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Summer Fine Art & Antique Auction

August 29-30, 2015;11:00 a.m. (each day)

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Thomaston.

This auction presents 1,000+ lots of fine art and antiques. Live, absentee, telephone, and internet bids are accepted. Visit the Website to view items in advance and to check for changes and/or additional dates

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Auctions/Sales,Seasonal

On the Harbor

August 28, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Rockport Harbor

Enjoy an elegant evening of dinner and dancing overlooking spectacular Rockport Harbor.

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Creating Japanese Inspired Gardens in Maine

August 27, 2015; 9:30 a.m.

Congregational Church, Elm St.,Camden.

Speaker Lee Schneller founded her business in 1995 and specializes in building Japanese-inspired, naturalistic, and continuously blooming gardens. She is the author of The Ever Blooming Flower Garden: A Blueprint for Continuous Color.

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Italian Dinner

August 21, 2015; TBD

Time and location to be determined. Sponsored by and to benefit Georges River Land Trust.

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A Taste of Asia

August 20, 2015; 6;00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bay Leaf Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Lincolnville Beach

Join us for this hands-on cooking class, then eat for dinner the dishes made in class. Explore Thai and Indian cuisines with easy homestyle dishes. $30 per person.

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Pairings 101 Class

August 19, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery, 367 Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville.

Go on a culinary adventure with a unique menu of four savory and sweet tastes from Megunticook Market paired with a flight of Cellardoor wine. Learn about the art and science of complementary and contrasting flavors. Let your palate decide which pairings work the best.

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Pemaquid Point Lighthouse: Sunset-Moonrise Photographic Journey

August 18, 2015; 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse with its rocky, wave-worn ledges on Muscongus Bay. Begin with camera handling tips, review menu settings, and discuss exposure options. Explore a nearby harbor and fishing village. “Lessons on Location” include framing, composition, and demonstrations on seeing.

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Maine Media Masters Lecture Series

August 17-18, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House, Central St. Rockport, Maine

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Union Fair

August 16-22, 2015

Fairgrounds, off Rt. 17, Union.

This classic event celebrates agriculture in the state of Maine with harness racing, animal and tractor pulls, sheep shearing, 4-H exhibits, an old-fashioned pig scramble, blueberry pie baking and eating contests, carnival rides, and fireworks. The fairgrounds are nestled among rolling hills and beautiful farmlands.

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Film: Carmen

29 Elm St. Camden.

From the English National Opera in HD.

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Full Moon Sail

August 14, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland

Relax and enjoy the moonrise over Penobscot Bay aboard Morning in Maine.

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Lobster Lover’s Cooking Class

August 13, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery, 367 Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville.

Join Chef Lani Stiles of Megunticook Market as she takes you through this crustacean-inspired class. Enjoy the four-course dinner that you’ve helped to prepare.

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Half-Day Sail and Lobster Bake

August 13, 2015; 2:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Enjoy an afternoon sail aboard Schooner Olad through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Enjoy a hike around the island while we prepare a traditional Maine lobster bake for you.

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Vinalhaven Island: One-Day Photographic Excursion.

August 13, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The tour includes two 75-minute ferry rides, rocky coastal landscapes, bay scenery, marine wildlife, working harbors, island culture, a quaint village, and unique shops and galleries. Photographic discussions will cover camera settings, controlling exposure, framing, foreground/background relationships, point of view, and capturing the right moment.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Portraits of Thomaston’s World War II Heroes

August 11, 2015; 7:00 p.m.

Thomaston Historical Society, 80 Knox St.

Desiree Genthner and Susan Devlin provide portraits of Thomaston soldiers, airmen, sailors, and observers who helped America win the war, including a special tribute to Capt. Woodrow Wilson, who recently died at age 102.

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Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Tours

Seaside Salmon Soiree

August 11, 2015; TBD

Enjoy the evening savoring local wines and a grilled salmon dinner at a beautiful Port Clyde home. Sponsored by and to benefit Georges River Land Trust.

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Other

Maine Media Masters Lecture Series

August 10-11, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House, Central St., Rockport

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Other,Visual Art

Lighthouses & Lobsters: A Photographic Adventure

August 10-11, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This two-day guided tour exploring by land and water many area lighthouses and everything about lobster fishing is sure to stimulate your vision and your senses. “Lessons on Location” discuss camera controls, exposure, and menu selections; exercises in composition, light, and point of view; and capturing the moment.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Live in the Vines

August 8, 2015; 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery, Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville.

With the perfect backdrop of Levenseller Mountain and our vineyard, enjoy an afternoon filled with live music, local foods, and drink. Reservations required.

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Exhibits,Other,Performing Arts,Seasonal,Tours

Annual Art Show and Sale at Aldermere Farm

August 1, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 4;00 p.m.

Aldermere Farm, 20 Russell Ave., Rockport.

Come see how local artists have captured this beautifully conserved farm property with the Belted Galloway cattle in original paintings and prints. Coastal Maine fine art is also available at this fundraiser to support agricultural programs.

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Auctions/Sales,Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Other,Visual Art

First Friday Art Walk

August 7, 2015

Portland Art Gallery, 154 Middle St., Portland.

Portland Art Gallery opens its doors on the first Friday of every month for an artist reception. Different Art Collector Maine artists are featured each month.

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Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lobster SUP CUP Paddleboard Race

August 7-9, 2015

Camden and Rockport Harbors

The Lobster SUP CUP is the premier, competitive paddleboard race in New England. It includes between 20 and 30 miles of open-ocean racing, with shorter races available.

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Other,Seasonal

13th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show

August 14-16, 2015

Harbor Park, Rockland.

Maine’s only in-water boat and home show features the state’s finest artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, and marine gear vendors. Live music, Maine food, and the World Championship Boatyard Dog Trials.

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Children,Crafts,Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Gardening,Other,Seasonal

Camden Walking Tour

August 28, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in August.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Camden Walking Tour

August 21, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in August. Free; donations appreciated.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Camden Walking Tour

August 14, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in August.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Camden Walking Tour

August 7, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in August.

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Other,Tours

Friday Farm Tours

August 28, 2015; 10:00 a.m

20 Russell Ave., Rockport

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Friday Farm Tours

August 21, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

20 Russell Ave., Rockport

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Friday Farm Tours

August 14, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

20 Russell Ave., Rockport

10:00 a.m. Aldermere Farm, 20 Russell Ave., Rockport. Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Friday Farm Tours

August 7, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Aldermere Farm, 20 Russell Ave., Rockport.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Seafood Basics

August 6, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bay Leaf Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Lincolnville Beach.

Join us for this hands-on cooking class, then eat for dinner the dishes made in class. Explore Maine’s richseafood bounty through a wide array of appetizers and entrees.

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Discussions/Forums,Other,Seasonal

Half-Day Sail and Lobster Bake

August 6, 2015; 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Camden

Camden. Enjoy a morning sail aboard Schooner Olad through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Enjoy a hike around the island while we prepare a traditional Maine lobster bake for you. B.Y.O.B.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Merryspring’s Annual Kitchen Tour.

August 5, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Visit eight uniquely designed residential kitchens in the Camden/Rockport area. Enjoy demonstrations and tastings from area chefs throughout the day. Tickets available starting mid July.

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Other,Tours

Wednesday Wine Cruise aboard Lively Lady

August 26, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Departs Camden Public Landing. During these scenic one-hour harbor tours you’ll enjoy the sights and sounds of Camden Harbor as well as a selection of wine from a local Maine wine seller.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Wednesday Wine Cruise aboard Lively Lady

August 19, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Departs Camden Public Landing. During these scenic one-hour harbor tours you’ll enjoy the sights and sounds of Camden Harbor as well as a selection of wine from a local Maine wine seller.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Wednesday Wine Cruise aboard Lively Lady

August 12, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Departs Camden Public Landing. During these scenic one-hour harbor tours you’ll enjoy the sights and sounds of Camden Harbor as well as a selection of wine from a local Maine wine seller.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Wednesday Wine Cruise aboard Lively Lady

August 5, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Departs Camden Public Landing. During these scenic one-hour harbor tours you’ll enjoy the sights and sounds of Camden Harbor as well as a selection of wine from a local Maine wine seller.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

World Communion Sunday

August 4, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St.,Camden.

All are invited to a special worship service recognizing Christians around the world who will celebrate communion on this day. Communion breads will be representative of various countries, and items from those countries will be on display.

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Maine Media Masters Lecture Series

August 3-4, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House Central St., Rockport

Rockport Opera House, Central St., Rockport. Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Other

Maine Media Masters Lecture Series

August 3-4, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House Central St., Rockport

Rockport Opera House, Central St., Rockport. Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Other,Tours,Visual Art

Monday Night Movies in the Park

August 17, 2015; dusk

Camden Public Library 55 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843

Dusk. Harbor Park, Camden. This series of freeoutdoor movies is sponsored by the Camden Public Library.

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Other,Seasonal

Monday Night Movies in the Park

August 10, 2015; dusk

Camden Public Library 55 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843

Dusk. Harbor Park, Camden. This series of free outdoor movies is sponsored by the Camden Public Library.

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Other,Seasonal,Visual Art

Monday Night Movies in the Park

August 3, 2015; Dusk

55 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843

Dusk. Harbor Park, Camden. This series of free outdoor movies is sponsored by the Camden Public Library.

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Children,Other,Seasonal,Visual Art

Windjammer Fleet Departs

August 31, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor. On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Historical,Other,Seasonal

Windjammer Fleet Departs!

August 17, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor. On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails

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Historical,Other,Seasonal

Windjammer Fleet Departs!

August 10, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor. On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Historical,Other,Seasonal

Windjammer Fleet Departs!

August 3, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor. On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Historical,Other,Seasonal

Pairings 101 - Spice Region

Saturday November 14, 2-4PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville
Please call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Experience the magical and exotic aromas of the spice region. From sweet, fragrant cardamom to the world’s spiciest chili pepper, from smoky cumin to pungent mustard seeds, bold, aromatic spices add character and a rich bouquet to our Pairings 101. Let your spice journey begin here. The class includes wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a specially crafted tasting menu created by Chef

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Pairings 101 - Oktoberfest

Saturday October 17, 3-5PM $40 pp

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

A fine contrast of Old World cuisine with a modern flair will delight your taste buds. Transport your palate to Bavaria and indulge in an outstanding Oktoberfest tasting menu. From sensory evaluations to the art and science behind wine pairing, we’ll be cooking up some special treats with the help of Chef Lani Stiles and team of Megunticook Market and pairing them with Cellardoor wines. Seats for this pairing are limited, so early reservations are recommended.

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Lighthouse Cruise Aboard Lively Lady.

August 30, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise Aboard Lively Lady

August 23, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise Aboard Lively Lady.

August 16, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise Aboard Lively Lady

August 9, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise Aboard Lively Lady

August 2, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Eggemoggin Reach Regatta

August 1, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Brooklin, Maine

The ultimate adventure aboard Schooner Heron, this classic regatta involves some of the finest wooden yachts in the world. Join in as crew, or just enjoy the beautiful sights. $300 per person includes lunch, snacks, beverages, and hors d’oeuvres after the race.

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Full Moon Sail Aboard Schooner Surprise.

July 31, 2015; 7:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Watch the sunset and moon rise and enjoy live music and homemade desserts. Reservations recommended.

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A Grape Affair

July 31, 2015; 7:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery, Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville

Join us for one of our favorite evenings of the season. Dine and dance in the idyllic setting of our vineyard as the summer sun sets. Reservations required.

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Concerts,Fairs/Festivals,Other,Seasonal

Schooner Heron Birthday Sail

July 27, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Harbor

Join the owners to celebrate Schooner Heron’s 12th birthday. Hear stories of the building of Heron and her adventures sailing almost 70,000 miles from Maine to the Grenadines since being launched in 2003. Hors d’oeuvres and birthday cake (BYOB) are included.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Maine Media Masters lecture series

July 27-28, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House; Central St., Rockport

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Other

Maine Media Masters lecture series

July 27-28, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House; Central St., Rockport

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Other

38th Annual Benefit Art Auction & Dinner

July 26, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

TBD

Annual Benefit Art Auction & Dinner. 5:00-9:00 p.m. Location to be determined. The Center for Maine Contemporary Art’s auction is considered to be Maine’s premier contemporary art auction and is CMCA’s most important fundraising event, providing critical support for exhibitions and programming.

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Auctions/Sales,Fairs/Festivals,Other,Seasonal

Homestyle Chinese Cooking

July 23, 2015; 6;00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bay Leaf Bistro 2372 Atlantic Hwy. Lincolnville Beach

Join us for this hands-on cooking class, then eat for dinner the dishes made in class. Explore the major regional cuisines of China and learn how to make dishes at home just like the Chinese families would serve. $30 per person. Reservations required.

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Other,Seasonal

Half-Day Sail and Lobster Bake

July 23, 2015; 2:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Enjoy an afternoon sail aboard Schooner Olad through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Enjoy a hike around the island while we prepare a traditional Maine lobster bake for you.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Half-Day Sail and Lobster Bake

July 23, 2015; 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Enjoy a morning sail aboard Schooner Olad through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Enjoy a hike around the island while we prepare a traditional Maine lobster bake for you.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Maine Media Masters lecture series

July 20-21, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House Central St., Rockport

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Other

Maine Media Masters lecture series

July 20-21, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House, Central St. Rockport

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

Details

Discussions/Forums,Other

Lighthouses & Lobsters: A Photographic Adventure

July 20-21, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This two-day guided tour exploring by land and water many area lighthouses and everything about lobster fishing is sure to stimulate your vision and your senses. “Lessons on Location” discuss camera controls, exposure, and menu selections; exercises in composition, light, and point of view; and capturing the moment.

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Other,Tours

Lighthouses & Lobsters: A Photographic Adventure.

July 20-21, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This two-day guided tour exploring by land and water many area lighthouses and everything about lobster fishing is sure to stimulate your vision and your senses. “Lessons on Location” discuss camera controls, exposure, and menu selections; exercises in composition, light, and point of view; and capturing the moment. Coastal Maine Photo Tours.

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Discussions/Forums,Fairs/Festivals,Other,Tours

Maine Lobster Ride and Roll

July 19, 2015; 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Oceanside High School, 400 Broadway, Rockland.

This Bicycle Coalition of Maine event follows winding country lanes and breathtaking rockbound coast past lighthouses, farmlands, and lobster boats. The ride features five distance options, from a family-friendly 15 miles to a century ride recognized by Bicycling Magazine as one of the top 10 in the country.

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Children,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Friendship Sloop Society Parade of Sail

July 18, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Rockland Harbor

Watch the Friendship Sloop fleet parade from the Town Dock or the Breakwater.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Photography Lesson

July 18, 2015; 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mount Battie Motel Lincolnville, Maine

Take a 90-minute lesson on the motel’s beautiful grounds and make your photos exciting and interesting. The class is open to the public, all ages and skill levels, and any type of camera. During the discussion and shooting, you’ll receive expert advice on framing, foreground/background relationship, light and balance.

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Carol Sebold Harbor Arts Summer Juried Arts & Crafts Show; July 18 & 19

July 18-19, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Harbor Park Camden, Maine

Get ready for summer fun when our Annual Carol Sebold Fall Harbor Arts Juried Arts & Crafts Show returns to Camden's Harbor Park on Saturday and Sunday, July 18 and 19 from 9 a.m until 4 p.m. Hosted by the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, this admission-free, family-friendly event features something for everyone. Harbor Arts offers items for every taste and prices for every pocketbook. Art patrons will find works in watercolor, oil, acrylics, pastels, as well as photography, sculpture, and mixed media. Fans of handcrafted wares can shop for pottery, glass, woodcrafts, jewelry, and furniture. Fiber artists will also be in abundance with a wide selection of hand woven sweaters, gloves, scarves and much more.

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Auctions/Sales,Chamber Specific Events,Exhibits,Other,Visual Art

Annual July Book Sale

July 19, 2015; all day!

Camden Public Library Main Street Camden, Maine

The Library’s annual Summer Book Sale coincides with the Summer Harbor Arts festival. This major fundraiser features literally thousands of book bargains under tents on the library lawn.

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Auctions/Sales,Children,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Literary,Other

Annual July Book Sale

July 18, 2015; all day!

Camden Public Library Main Street Camden, Maine

The Library’s annual Summer Book Sale coincides with the Summer Harbor Arts festival. This major fundraiser features literally thousands of book bargains under tents on the library lawn.

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Auctions/Sales,Children,Fairs/Festivals,Literary,Other,Seasonal

Annual July Book Sale

July 17, 2015; All day!

Camden Public Library Main Street Camden, Maine

The Library’s annual Summer Book Sale coincides with the Summer Harbor Arts festival. This major fundraiser features literally thousands of book bargains under tents on the library lawn.

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Fairs/Festivals,Literary,Other,Seasonal

Pairings 101 Class

July 16, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery 367 Youngtown Rd. Lincolnville, Maine

Go on a culinary adventure with a unique menu of four savory and sweet tastes from Megunticook Market paired with a flight of Cellardoor wine. Learn about the art and science of complementary and contrasting flavors. Let your palate decide which pairings work the best. Reservations required. $40 per person.

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Camden Garden Club’s Historic House and Garden Tour.

July 16, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Camden and Rockport

The 68th tour visits some grand summer cottages and gardens iconic to the Maine Coast and includes A Garden of Stitches exhibit plus refreshments at two historic inns. Tickets $35 in advance (see Website), $40 tour day at Camden Hills State Park, Maine Sport (Rockport), and St. Thomas’ Parish Hall (Camden).

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Gardening,Other,Tours

Friendship Sloop Society Homecoming Regatta

July 16th - July 18th, 2015; 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Rockland Town Dock

This annual regatta includes racing in Rockland Harbor on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Visit the sloops on the docks in the afternoons when the races are complete.

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Friendship Sloop Society Homecoming Regatta

July 16th - July 18th, 2015; 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Rockland Town Dock

This annual regatta includes racing in Rockland Harbor on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Visit the sloops on the docks in the afternoons when the races are complete.

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Other

Friendship Sloop Society Homecoming Regatta

July 16th - July 18th, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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Full Moon Sail

July 15, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor.

Relax and enjoy the moonrise over Penobscot Bay aboard Morning in Maine. BYOB.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Maine Media Masters lecture series

July 13th and 14th, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House Central St. Rockport, Maine

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Other,Visual Art

Maine Media Masters lecture series

July 13th and 14th, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House Central St. Rockport, Maine

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

Details

Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Other,Visual Art

Hours of Flowers: Photographing Coastal Maine Gardens

July 13th and 14th, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Two days photographing a variety of area gardens, public and private: backyards; community gardens; hidden nature centers; shade, herb, and rock gardens; professionally designed beds; native and heirloom plants; and themed gardens. “Lessons on Location” explore camera creativity, exercises to expand your vision, and a review of images.

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Hours of Flowers: Photographing Coastal Maine Gardens

July 13th & 14th, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Two days photographing a variety of area gardens, public and private: backyards; community gardens; hidden nature centers; shade, herb, and rock gardens; professionally designed beds; native and heirloom plants; and themed gardens. “Lessons on Location” explore camera creativity, exercises to expand your vision, and a review of images.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Full Moon Sail aboard the Olad

September 27, 2015 5:15pm-7:15pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Watch the sun go down behind the mountains of Camden Hills State Park; then turn seaward and watch the moonrise over the islands of Penobscot Bay. B.Y.O.B.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Day Sail and Lighthouse Tour

September 17, 2015, 10am-5pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Celebrate Maine Lighthouse week by taking a Full day sail with us to the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse! Look for the Windjammer Fleet and Lobster boats at work. Then we will tie up to the lighthouse dock and have a guided tour of the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse. Then we will set our sails for Camden. On the way back, feel free to take some time at the helm or just enjoy the nature and wildlife as the boat sails on. Lunch, snacks, appetizers, and beverages will be provided. B.Y.O.B.

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Seasonal,Tours

Full Moon Sail aboard the Olad

August 29, 2015 6pm-8pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Watch the sun go down behind the mountains of Camden Hills State
Park; then turn seaward and watch the moonrise over the islands of
Penobscot Bay. B.Y.O.B.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Half Day Sail and Lobster Bake

August 13, 2015, 2:30pm-8:45pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Enjoy an afternoon sail with us through the archipelago of Islesboro to
Warren Island State Park. Enjoy a hike around the island while we
prepare a traditional Maine Lobster Bake for you. B.Y.O.B.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Half Day Sail and Lobster Bake

August 6, 2015, 9:45am-4:30pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Enjoy a morning sail with us through the archipelago of Islesboro to
 Warren Island State Park. Enjoy a hike around the island while we
 prepare a traditional Maine Lobster Bake for you. B.Y.O.B.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Half Day Sail and Lobster Bake

July 30, 2015 2:30pm-8:45pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Enjoy an afternoon sail with us through the archipelago of Islesboro to
Warren Island State Park. Enjoy a hike around the island while we
prepare a traditional Maine Lobster Bake for you. B.Y.O.B.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Blue Moon Sail aboard the Olad

July 31, 2015 7pm-9pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Watch the sun go down behind the mountains of Camden Hills State Park and then turn seaward to watch the moon rise over the islands of Penobscot Bay. B.Y.O.B.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Half Day Sail and Lobster Bake

July 23, 2015 9:45am-4:30pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Enjoy a morning sail with us through the archipelago of Islesboro to
Warren Island State Park. Enjoy a hike around the island while we
prepare a traditional Maine Lobster Bake for you. B.Y.O.B.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Seabird Watching Sail w/ FOMSI

July 16, 2015 9:45am-11:45am

Camden, ME Public Landing

Enjoy a morning sail with us through the islands and rocks of Penobscot Bay. Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands will be teaching us about the local seabirds that frequent the area as well as nest here.
For reservation call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Windjammer Parade on the Olad

July 10, 2015 12pm-5pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

The Schooner Olad will join the tall ships of the Camden and Rockland Windjammer Fleets in a parade of sail around the historic Rockland Breakwater. Lunch and beverages will be provided. B.Y.O.B
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Great Schooner Race Sail

July 3, 2015 9:45am-6:00pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

The Schooner Olad will join more than two dozen tall ships gather for an exciting all-day race in which guests may participate. This year marks the 37th anniversary of the Great Schooner Race, North America's largest annual gathering of tall ships! Raft-Up! Lunch and beverages will be provided. B.Y.O.B

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Seasonal,Tours

Full Moon Sail aboard the Olad

July 2, 2015 7pm-9pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Watch the sun go down behind the mountains of Camden Hills State
Park; then turn seaward and watch the moonrise over the islands of
Penobscot Bay. B.Y.O.B.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Father's Day Sail on the Olad!

June 21, 2015 multiple trips

Camden, ME Public Landing

Show Dad he is doing a great job! Dad will receive half off of the regular rate when accompanied by a family member.
Fours Trips Available: 10:00AM, 12:30PM, 3:00PM, and 5:15PM

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Seasonal,Tours

Solstice Sunrise Sail

June 21, 2015 4:15am-6:15am

Camden, ME Public Landing

Start the summer off right. Watch the sun rise over the islands of Penobscot Bay on the longest day of the year; Coffee, tea, pastries, muffins and fresh fruit provided.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Full Moon Sail aboard the Olad

June 2, 2015, 7:15pm-9:15pm

Camden, ME Public Landing

Watch the sun go down behind the mountains of Camden Hills State
Park; then turn seaward and watch the moonrise over the islands of
Penobscot Bay. B.Y.O.B.
Call 207-236-2323, or make reservations our website www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Monday Night Movies in the Park!

July 27, 2015; dusk

55 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843

This series of free outdoor movies in sponsored by the Camden Public Library.

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Other,Seasonal

Monday Night Movies in the Park!

July 20, 2015; dusk

55 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843

This series of free outdoor movies is sponsored by the Camden Public Library.

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Other,Seasonal

Monday Night Movies in the Park!

July 13, 2015; Dusk

55 Main Street, Camden, ME 04843

This series of free outdoor movies is sponsored by the Camden Public Library.

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Children,Other,Seasonal

English Immersion Program

Two different 3-week sessions available.

Penobscot School, 28 Gay Street, Rockland, Maine 04841

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Business After Hours: Rockland Savings Bank

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm


582 Main St Rockland, Maine 04841

The September Chamber Business After Hours will be at the Rockland Savings Bank. Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

Business After Hours: Rock Coast Networkers at Herrick's Garage in Rockport

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm


70 Rockville St Rockport, Maine

August Business After Hours is hosted by Rock Coast Networkers at our co-host, Herrick's Garage in Rockport Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

Business After Hours: Rockport Automotive

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm


271 Commercial St Rockport, Maine

The June Chamber Business After Hours will be at Rockport Automotive. Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

Business After Hours: Camden Public Library

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 
from 5:00pm - 7:00pm


55 Main St Camden, Maine

The May Chamber Business After Hours will be at the Camden Public Library. Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month from 5-7pm, the second Wednesday of every month, in a location designated by a sponsor company.

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Business After Hours,Chamber Specific Events

24th Annual Gardens in the Watershed Tour

July 12, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Georges River Land Trust, 8 North Main Street, Suite 200, Rockland, ME 04841

Georges River Land Trust’s 24th annual Gardens in the Watershed tour, 10 am to 5 pm, rain or shine. Sponsored by and to benefit the Georges River Land Trust. The 2015 tour features five lovely gardens in Thomaston, Warren and the Cushing peninsula some of which feature water views or waterfront. We are also offering an opportunity to visit the eclectic and whimsical sculptures of Bernard Langlais in Cushing. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 on tour day. A gourmet bag lunch will be available by pre-order. Proceeds from the tour support the work of the Land Trust, which is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River watershed region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education and outdoor experiences.

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Gardening,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Harvest Party

Saturday October 3, 7-11PM

The Vineyard at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more details & BrownPaperTickets.com for tickets.

Grab your dancing shoes - our elegant evening of gourmet food and great music down in the vineyard is back! As always, seats are limited, so early reservations are recommended!

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Relais & Châteaux Gala

Friday October 2, 5-10 PM

The Vineyard at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville, ME 04848
MaineWine.com for details & BrownPaperTickets.com for tickets

Join us for an elegant, multi-course culinary experience prepared by chefs from the Relais & Châteaux hotel and restaurant collection hosted inside our beautifully decorated Harvest Tent. Seats for this special evening are limited, so early reservations are recommended!

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Pairings 101 - Spanish Tapas

Thursday September 10, 5-7PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Come enjoy the richly robust flavors of Spanish cuisine. Spain has always been a country of strong, seductive flavors - saffron, cumin and some of the finest and most flavorful olives and olive oil in the Mediterranean.

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On the Harbor - Rockport

Friday August 28, 5:30-10PM

Rockport Harbor
Pascal Ave., Rockport, ME 04856
Mainewine.com for details. Please call 207-763-4478 to purchase tickets

Enjoy an elegant evening of dinner and dancing overlooking spectacular Rockport Harbor. The evening will feature the culinary talents of Michael Salmon of Hartstone Inn, Lani Stiles of Megunticook Market, Chris Long and Shelby Stevens of Natalie's and Trillium Caterers. Seats for this evening are limited, so early reservations are recommended.

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Pairings 101 - 1960's

Wednesday August 19, 5-7PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Classic tastes with a modern twist. Take a trip down memory lane and peruse the best of the bunch. The 1960's encouraged showy, complicated food with a French influence. Think: Julia Child.

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Lobster Lover's Cooking Class

Thursday August 13, 5:30-8:30PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Join Chef Lani Stiles and team of Megunticook Market as they take you through this crustacean-inspired cooking class. Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres as you explore new ways to work with lobster in the kitchen, and then take your seat for a four-course dinner!

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Live In The Vines

Saturday August 8, 4-8PM

The Vineyard at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Rd, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for details & BrownPaperTickets.com for tickets

With a perfect backdrop of Levenseller Mountain and our vineyard, we invite you to enjoy an afternoon of live music, local foods and drinks.

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A Grape Affair

Friday July 31, 5-9PM

The Vineyard at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for details & BrownPaperTickets.com for tickets

Join us for one of our favorite evenings of the season. Dine and dance to live music in an idyllic setting as the sun sets over our vineyard. Seats are limited, so early reservations are recommended!

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Pairings 101 - Americana

Thursday July 16, 5-7PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

American Flavor is a cornucopia of delights with cultural influences from East Coast to West. Join us as we pick the best local produce from the farmers markets to create an Americana-themed tasting menu reminiscent of home.

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Lani's Favorites Bistro Night

Saturday July 11, 6-9PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

We're transforming Cellardoor into an evening of delicious plates, wine, cocktails and live music. We'll be releasing more details as the date gets closer, so stay tuned to MaineWine.com!

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Lobster Lover's Cooking Class

Thursday July 2, 5:30-8:30PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Join Chef Lani Stiles and team of Megunticook Market as they take you through this crustacean-inspired cooking class. Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres as you explore new ways to work with lobster in the kitchen, and then take your seat for a four-course dinner!

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Other

Cellardoor at Home Smackdown

Sunday June 28, 12-4PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
Visit MaineWine.com for more information & BrownPaperTickets.com for tix

Get ready to heat up the kitchen! Join us for a day of food and wine pairings with our first ever Cellardoor at Home cooking competition. Stay tuned to MaineWine.com for more details!

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HoBo 2015 - Homeward Bound

Friday June 26, 5-10PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information & BrownPaperTickets.com for tickets

We invite you "Home" to our vineyard for a festive evening of food, wine and live entertainment by one of our favorite musicians. Can't wait to find out about the entertainment? We are thrilled to announce that Huey Lewis & The News will be headlining this evening!

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Pairings 101 - Greece

Wednesday June 17, 5-7PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Think: crystal clear blue waters contrasted by an impressive island hillside draped in crisp white. We're taking inspiration from the Mediterranean and exploring the bright, fresh flavors with our Greece edition of Pairings 101 on June 17.

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Sparkle Bistro Night - Paris

Saturday May 30, 6-9 PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Travel with us to Paris! Chef Lani Stiles of Megunticook Market will treat us to an evening of French bistro favorites, paired with our newly released, estate-grown sparkling rosé, Vendange. Seats for this decadent evening are limited, and advanced reservations are required.

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The Art of Breakfast Brunch

Sunday May 17, 11AM-1PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Celebrate "The Art of Breakfast" with one of our favorite chef and cookbook authors, Dana Moos. We'll be pairing a delicious menu of her favorites with Cellardoor wine and live music!

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Pairings 101 - Cuba

Saturday May 16, 3-5PM

The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849
MaineWine.com for more information
Call 207-763-4478 for reservations

Characteristically Caribbean, the Cuban table features tropical fruits, root vegetables, fish and small game prepared with influences from Spanish, African, Chinese and French cuisine. The culinary traditions of Cuba are a delight to be savored, so let your palate travel to the Caribbean with us!

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68th Maine Lobster Festival

July 29, 2015 noon - 10PM to August 2, 2015 7AM

Harbor Park, Rockland, Maine

5 days of fun and feasting on the Maine Coast.

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Children,Crafts,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Seasonal,Visual Art

Outdoor Worship

July 12, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

98 John St. Camden, ME 04843

Members of the church invite the public to join them in celebrating the beauty of the earth. The outdoor service will strengthen your appreciation for God’s works of beauty through scripture, prayer, music, and communion in a natural cathedral.

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Discussions/Forums,Other

Bistro Night

July 11, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

367 Youngtown Road Lincolnville, Maine 04849

Dine on small plates and bistro courses served and paired with red and white wines throughout the evening. Enjoy the music from high tops on the outside deck overlooking the vineyard or at bistro tables in the Cellardoor farmhouse. Reservations required.

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Film: Pirates of Penzance

July 11, 2015

29 Elm St. Camden, Maine 04843

From the English National Opera in HD.

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Summer House Tour

July 11, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

66 Hyler St. Thomaston, Maine 04861

Tour this grand Victorian home with water views and exquisite gardens. $5 for Thomaston Historical Society members; $8 for non-members. Refreshments are provided.

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Historical,Other,Tours

Beer and Wine Tasting

July 10, 2015; 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Megunticook Market, 2 Gould St., Camden.

Taste new wines and seasonal craft beer. Megunticook Market holds complimentary tastings each month to share its newest selections as well as cheese, salami, and chocolates that pair with the beer and wine selections. Stop in on your way home. You must be 21 or over to sample.

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Exhibits,Other

Windjammer Parade of Sail

July 10, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Camden Harbor

The Schooner Olad will join the tall ships of the Camden and Rockland windjammer fleets in a parade of sail around the historic Rockland Breakwater. Lunch and beverages will be provided. B.Y.O.B

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Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Historical,Other,Seasonal

Maine Windjammer Parade Sail

July 10, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland.

Participate in a sailing heritage and sail aboard Morning in Maine among the great schooners. Wonderful photo opportunities.

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Exhibits,Other,Seasonal

Maine Windjammer Parade

July 10, 2015; 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Rockport to Rockland

Rockport to Rockland. Join Heron for an afternoon parade of sail with the entire windjammer fleet as we sail past Rockland Breakwater and Owls Head lighthouses. This is an excellent opportunity to capture these amazing vessels under full sail. Don’t forget your camera.

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Exhibits,Historical,Other,Seasonal

North Atlantic Blues Festival

July 10, 205 - July 12, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Public Landing, Rockland Harbor

22nd annual blues music festival held outdoors overlooking picturesque Rockland Harbor. Touring blues artists from the U.S. and abroad will perform on the main stage. Saturday evening Main Street is closed to traffic for the famous Club Crawl.

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Children,Concerts,Fairs/Festivals,Other

North Atlantic Blues Festival

July 10, 2015 - July 12, 2015

Public Landing, Rockland.

22nd annual blues music festival held outdoors overlooking picturesque Rockland Harbor. Touring blues artists from the U.S. and abroad will perform on the main stage. Saturday evening Main Street is closed to traffic for the famous Club Crawl.

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Concerts,Fairs/Festivals,Other,Performing Arts,Seasonal

North Atlantic Blues Festival

July 10, 2015 - July 12, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Public Landing, Rockland.

22nd annual blues music festival held outdoors overlooking picturesque Rockland Harbor. Touring blues artists from the U.S. and abroad will perform on the main stage. Saturday evening Main Street is closed to traffic for the famous Club Crawl.

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Children,Concerts,Fairs/Festivals,Other,Performing Arts

Friends of Rockport Library Annual Book Sale

July 9, 2015 - July 11, 2015

Midcoast Recreation Center, Rt. 90, Rockport

Thursday members only sale 5:00–7:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Box sale 1:00-3:00 p.m.

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Auctions/Sales,Literary,Other,Seasonal

Friends of Rockport Library Annual Book Sale

July 9, 2015 - July 11, 2015

Midcoast Recreation Center, Rt. 90, Rockport.

Thursday members only sale 5:00–7:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Box sale 1:00-3:00 p.m.

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Auctions/Sales,Children,Literary,Other,Seasonal

Friends of Rockport Library Annual Book Sale

July 9, 2015 - July 11, 2015

Midcoast Recreation Center, Rt. 90, Rockport.

Thursday members only sale 5:00–7:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Box sale 1:00-3:00 p.m.

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Auctions/Sales,Children,Literary,Other,Seasonal

A Taste of Asia

July 9, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bay Leaf Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Lincolnville Beach.

Join us for this hands-on cooking class, then eat for dinner the dishes made in class. Explore Thai and Indian cuisines with easy homestyle dishes. $30 per person. Reservations required.

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Other

Maine Media Masters lecture series

July 6 - July 7, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House, Central St., Rockport.

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Maine Media Masters lecture series

July 6th and July 7th, 2015

Rockport Opera House, Central St. Rockport

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Other

Windjammer Fleet Departs

July 27, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Other,Seasonal

Windjammer Fleet Departs

July 20, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Other,Seasonal

Windjammer Fleet Departs

July 13, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Wndjammer Fleet Departs!

July 6, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Middle Pier, Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Other,Seasonal

Lighthouse Cruises aboard Lively Lady

July 26, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island,Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady

July 19 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island,Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise Aboard Lively Lady

July 12, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Departs Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island,Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Lighthouse Cruise Aboard Lively Lady

July 5, 2015

Camden Public Landing

Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island,Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast. $48.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Fireworks Cruise aboard Lobster boat Lively Lady

July 4, 2015; 8:30 p.m. to finish

Camden Public Landing

Come watch the fireworks as they are meant to be viewed ... from the water! Because of limited seating, book early—these tickets move fast. Enjoy half off all beer and wine on this special night.

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Other,Tours,Visual Art

July 4th Fireworks on Heron

July 4, 2015; 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Celebrate Independence Day with an exciting sunset sail with snacks (BYOB) aboard Schooner Heron, then watch the fireworks display over Camden Harbor, with the Camden Hills as the backdrop. $75 per person.

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Other,Tours

Fourth of July Fireworks Sail

July 4, 2015; 7:00 p.m.

Rockland Harbor

Sail from Rockland aboard Morning in Maine to see the fireworks in Camden. By reservation.

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Other,Tours

Festival of Independence aboard the Schooner Surprise.

July 4, 2015; times are varied.

Camden Harbor

Sails depart at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m., and a 7:15 sunset sail to watch fireworks over Camden Harbor. Reservations recommended.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Thomaston 4th of July Festivities

July 4, 2015; 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Downtown Thomaston

Thomaston 4th of July Festivities. 7:00-10:30 a.m. Downtown Thomaston. This old-fashioned Independence Day celebration goes on all day, starting with the Firecracker Road Race and continuing with a large parade, chicken barbecue, children’s games, music, craft tent, food vendors, and a huge fireworks display!

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Fairs/Festivals,Other

Great Schooner Race Cruise aboard Lively Lady

July 3, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Watch the historic fleet of Maine windjammers race beautiful Penobscot Bay in their annual regatta. Bring your cameras!

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Other,Tours

Great Schooner Race All-Day Sail

July 3, 2015; 9:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Camden Harbor

The Schooner Olad will join more than two dozen tall ships for an exciting all-day race in which guests may participate. This year marks the 37th anniversary of the Great Schooner Race, North America's largest annual tall ship gathering. Lunch and beverages provided. B.Y.O.B $125 per person.

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Other,Tours

Great Schooner Race aboard Schooner Heron

July 3, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Rockport Harbor

Be a part of this unique opportunity to race on beautiful Penobscot Bay from Islesboro to Rockland Breakwater with dozens of Maine schooners. The trip includes a lobster roll lunch and entrance to the awards party. $150 per person.

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Other,Tours

First Friday Art Walk

July 3, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

154 Middle St. Portland, Maine 04101

Portland Art Gallery opens its doors on the first Friday of every month for an artist reception. Different Art Collector Maine artists are featured each month.

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Exhibits,Other,Visual Art

Camden Walking Tour

July 31, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Camden Public Library, Atlantic Ave. Camden, Maine

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in July. Free; donations appreciated. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and Camden Downtown Business Group. Reservations encouraged.

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Camden Walking Tour

July 24, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Camden Public Library; Atlantic Ave. Camden, Maine

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in July. Free; donations appreciated. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and Camden Downtown Business Group. Reservations encouraged.

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Other,Tours

Camden Walking Tour

July 17, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Camden Public Library; Atlantic Ave. Camden

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in July. Free; donations appreciated. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and Camden Downtown Business Group. Reservations encouraged.

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Camden Walking Tour

July 10, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Camden Public Library; Atlantic Ave. Camden, Maine

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in July. Free; donations appreciated. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and Camden Downtown Business Group. Reservations encouraged.

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Camden Walking Tour

July 3, 2015

Camden Public Library

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites each Friday in July. Free; donations appreciated. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and Camden Downtown Business Group. Reservations encouraged.

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Historical,Other,Tours

Friday Farm Tours

July 31, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Aldermere Farms 20 Russell Ave. Rockport, Maine

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Tours

Friday Farm Tours

July 24, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Aldermere Farms 20 Russell Ave. Rockport, Maine

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Other,Tours

Friday Farm Tours

July 17, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Aldermere Farm 20 Russell Ave. Rockport, Maine

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Other,Tours

Friday Farm Tours

July 10, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Aldermere Farm, 20 Russell Ave. Rockport, Maine

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Other,Tours

Friday Farm Tours

July 3, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Aldermere Farm 20 Russell Ave. Rockport, Maine

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities.

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Other,Tours

Lobster Lovers Cooking Class

July 2, 2015; 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery; Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville

Join chef Lani Stiles of Megunticook Market as she takes you through this crustacean-inspired class. Enjoy the four-course dinner you’ve helped to prepare. Reservations required. Tickets $90 per person.

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Other,Seasonal

The Right Size Flower Garden

July 2, 2015; 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House; 6 Central St. Rockport, Maine

Kerry Ann Mendez, well-known garden speaker and best-selling author, presents an informative talk on low-maintenance gardening. Kerry received the 2014 Honorary Gold Medal from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Her lecture will conclude with a book signing and refreshments. $10 admission. Sponsored by the Rockport Garden Club.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Other,Seasonal

Maine Media Masters lecture series.

June 29, 2015 & June 30, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House, Central St., Rockport.

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Other,Visual Art

Maine Media Masters lecture series

June 29-30, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House, Central St., Rockport

Join Maine Media Workshops' students for lectures presented by some of the world-renowned artists and professionals who teach at their Rockport campus each week. The faculty will present their work and discuss their careers. You will be inspired by what you see and hear.

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Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Other

Cellardoor at Home Smackdown!

June 28, 2015

Cellardoor Winery, Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville

Join us for an over-the-top day of food and wine pairings and our first-ever Cellardoor at Home Cooking Competition (details to come on www.mainewine.com). Reservations required. Tickets $75 per person at brownpapertickets.com.

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Discussions/Forums,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Our Neighbors’ Gardens Tour

June 28, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Rockland Public Library

Walking tour featuring local gardens. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Rockland Public Library. Tickets available at the Library (80 Union St.) and locations around Rockland. $12 in advance, $15 day of tour.

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Gardening,Tours

From Abandoned Quarry to Garden of Eden

June 27, 2015

Time and location to be determined. Sponsored by Georges River Land Trust. 207-594-5166; www.georgesriver.org

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HoBo 2015 – Homeward Bound

June 26, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery, Youngtown Rd., Lincolnville.

HoBo 2015 invites you “home” to our vineyard setting for a festive evening of food, wine, and entertainment. Reservations required. $125 per person. Tickets on sale at Brownpaperticket.com.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Camden Walking Tour

June 26, 2015; 4:00 p.m.

Camden Public Library

Join an entertaining, educational, one-hour walking tour of downtown Camden’s historic sites. Free; donations appreciated. Sponsored by the Camden Public Library and Camden Downtown Business Group. Reservations encouraged.

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Tours

Lasansky Open Studio and Exhibit.

June 26th, 2015; 11:30 a.m.

Lasansky Studio of Dance, 234 Old County Rd., Rockport.

Exhibit and readings of children’s artwork and poetry created during a week-long thematic workshop.

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Exhibits,Other,Tours,Visual Art

Seafood Basics

June 25, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Bay Leaf Bistro 2372 Atlantic Highway, Lincolnville Beach.

Join us for this hands-on cooking class, then eat for dinner the dishes made in class. Explore Maine’s rich seafood bounty through a wide array of appetizers and entrees. $30 per person. Reservations required.

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Other

Windjammer Fleet Departs!

June 25, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard "A Morning in Maine" to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Other,Seasonal

Father’s Day Aboard Schooner Surprise!

June 21, 2015, times listed below

Camden Harbor

Trips departing at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m., and sunset sail at 7:15 p.m. Departing from Camden Harbor. Fathers will receive a discount and special gift from Surprise. Reservations suggested.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Father’s Day Cruise Aboard Lively Lady

June 21, 2015

Camden Harbor

Scenic one-hour lobster and lighthouse cruises. We love our Fathers. To honor them, all Dads cruise for half off when accompanied by another family member.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Summer Solstice Sunset Cruise

June 21, 2015; 6:00 p.m.

Camden Public Landing

Celebrate the solstice with a relaxing sail and enjoy the sunset from the deck of Morning in Maine.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Summer Solstice Sunrise Sail

June 21, 2015; 4:15 a.m. - 6:15 a.m.

Camden Harbor

Start the Summer off right. Watch the sun rise over the islands of Penobscot Bay on the longest day of the year. Coffee, tea, pastries, and fresh fruit will be served. $41 per person.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Summer Solstice Celebration & Street Party

June 20, 2015; 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Main Street & Downtown Rockland

Imagine Main Street filled with live music, food vendors, and family-oriented entertainment. No cars are allowed and kids can play in the street. Celebrate the solstice at this smoke-free outdoor party.

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Children,Concerts,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Other,Seasonal

Vinalhaven Island: One-Day Photographic Excursion.

June 19, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Vinalhaven Island (ferry ride necessary)

The tour includes two 75-minute ferry rides, rocky coastal landscapes, bay scenery, marine wildlife, working harbors, island culture, a quaint village, and unique shops and galleries. Photographic discussions will cover camera settings, controlling exposure, framing, foreground/background relationships, point of view, and capturing the right moment.

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Other,Seasonal,Tours

Pairings 101 Class!

June 17, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery 367 Youngtown Rd, Lincolnville, ME 04849

Go on a culinary adventure with a unique menu of four savory and sweet tastes from Megunticook Market paired with a flight of Cellardoor wine. Learn about the art and science of complementary and contrasting flavors. Let your palate decide which pairings work the best. Reservations required. $40 per person.

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Discussions/Forums,Other,Tours

THE ALAN DOYLE BAND!

May 2, 2015; 7:30 p.m.

Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, ME 04841

ALAN DOYLE, actor, producer, newly-­minted best­selling author, and best ­known as lead singer for Newfoundland’s beloved folk-rock band GREAT BIG SEA for 20+ years, is embarking on a North American tour upon the release of his second solo album "So Let's Go."

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Concerts

Windjammer Fleet Departs!

June 15, 2015; 10:00 a.m.

Rockland Harbor

On Monday mornings, the windjammer fleet departs for week-long cruises. Sail aboard Morning in Maine to see these beautiful vessels hoist their sails.

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Other,Seasonal

Atlantic Ballet Company Spring Dance Concert

June 14, 2015; 3:00 p.m.

Camden Opera House

The theme is Storybook Princesses.

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Performing Arts

Photography Lesson

June 13, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mount Battie Motel 2158 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1), Lincolnville

Take a 90-minute lesson on the motel’s beautiful grounds and make your photos exciting and interesting. The class is open to the public, all ages and skill levels, and any type of camera. During the discussion and shooting, you’ll receive expert advice on framing, foreground/background relationship, light and balance.

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Other,Visual Art

Medium's Day Fair

June 13, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Temple Heights Spiritual Camp 4 Park St., Northport (Bayside area).

Come kick off Temple Heights’ 133rd season. The fair includes 15-minute readings and healing for $20, refreshments, raffles, free children’s egg hunt and face painting, and vendors with merchandise such as crystals, candles, jewelry, pendulums, and incense.

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Fairs/Festivals

Easter Break Clay Arts for Kids!

April 24, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

On the corner of Main Street and Heal Road Lincolnville Center, Maine 04849

A four-day workshop with ceramic artist and arts educator Randy Fein, who will inspire students ages 7-11 to make pottery on the wheel and to create imaginative creatures in clay. It’s fun, it’s messy, and it’s really rewarding.

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Children,Crafts

Easter Break Clay Arts for Kids!

April 23, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

On the corner of Main Street and Heal Road Lincolnville Center, Maine 04849

A four-day workshop with ceramic artist and arts educator Randy Fein, who will inspire students ages 7-11 to make pottery on the wheel and to create imaginative creatures in clay. It’s fun, it’s messy, and it’s really rewarding.

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Children,Crafts

Easter Break Clay Arts for Kids!

April 22, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

On the corner of Main Street and Heal Road Lincolnville Center, Maine 04849

A four-day workshop with ceramic artist and arts educator Randy Fein, who will inspire students ages 7-11 to make pottery on the wheel and to create imaginative creatures in clay. It’s fun, it’s messy, and it’s really rewarding.

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Children,Crafts

Easter Break Clay Arts for Kids!

April 21, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Main Street and Heal Road Lincolnville Center, Maine 04849

A four-day workshop with ceramic artist and arts educator Randy Fein, who will inspire students ages 7-11 to make pottery on the wheel and to create imaginative creatures in clay. It’s fun, it’s messy, and it’s really rewarding.

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Children,Crafts

Easter Break Clay Arts for Kids!

April 20, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

ARTS AT THE CENTER On the corner of Main Street and Heal Road Lincolnville Center, Maine 04849

A four-day workshop with ceramic artist and arts educator Randy Fein, who will inspire students ages 7-11 to make pottery on the wheel and to create imaginative creatures in clay. It’s fun, it’s messy, and it’s really rewarding.

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Children,Crafts

Classic Plantastic Plant Sale

June 14, 2015

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Barters Island Rd., Boothbay.

Choose from tried and true plants as well as specially selected high-impact plants that will add drama to your garden.

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Auctions/Sales

Classic Plantastic Plant Sale

June 13, 2015

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Barters Island Rd., Boothbay.

Choose from tried and true plants as well as specially selected high-impact plants that will add drama to your garden.

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Auctions/Sales

Kennebunkport Festival 2015

June 14, 2015

Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport. One of New England’s premier destination food and wine events, the Kennebunkport Festival is summer’s official kick-off. It features seven days of fine wine, food, and works of art on the coast of Maine. Enjoy dinners in exquisite homes, amazing galas, and surprises around every corner.

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Fairs/Festivals

Kennebunkport Festival 2015

June 13, 2015

Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport. One of New England’s premier destination food and wine events, the Kennebunkport Festival is summer’s official kick-off. It features seven days of fine wine, food, and works of art on the coast of Maine. Enjoy dinners in exquisite homes, amazing galas, and surprises around every corner.

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Fairs/Festivals

Kennebunkport Festival 2015

June 12, 2015

Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport. One of New England’s premier destination food and wine events, the Kennebunkport Festival is summer’s official kick-off. It features seven days of fine wine, food, and works of art on the coast of Maine. Enjoy dinners in exquisite homes, amazing galas, and surprises around every corner.

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Fairs/Festivals

Kennebunkport Festival 2015

June 11, 2015

Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport. One of New England’s premier destination food and wine events, the Kennebunkport Festival is summer’s official kick-off. It features seven days of fine wine, food, and works of art on the coast of Maine. Enjoy dinners in exquisite homes, amazing galas, and surprises around every corner.

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Fairs/Festivals

Kennebunkport Festival 2015

June 10, 2015

Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport. One of New England’s premier destination food and wine events, the Kennebunkport Festival is summer’s official kick-off. It features seven days of fine wine, food, and works of art on the coast of Maine. Enjoy dinners in exquisite homes, amazing galas, and surprises around every corner.

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Fairs/Festivals

Kennebunkport Festival 2015

June 9, 2015

Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport. One of New England’s premier destination food and wine events, the Kennebunkport Festival is summer’s official kick-off. It features seven days of fine wine, food, and works of art on the coast of Maine. Enjoy dinners in exquisite homes, amazing galas, and surprises around every corner.

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Fairs/Festivals

Kennebunkport Festival 2015

June 8, 2015

Kennebunkport, Maine

Kennebunkport. One of New England’s premier destination food and wine events, the Kennebunkport Festival is summer’s official kick-off. It features seven days of fine wine, food, and works of art on the coast of Maine. Enjoy dinners in exquisite homes, amazing galas, and surprises around every corner.

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Fairs/Festivals

Beer and Wine Tasting

June 12, 2015

2 Gould St. Camden, Maine.

Taste new wines and seasonal craft beer. Megunticook Market holds complimentary tastings each month to share its newest selections as well as cheese, salami, and chocolates that pair with the beer and wine selections. Stop in on your way home. You must be 21 or over to sample.

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Exhibits

Homestyle Chinese Cooking

June 11, 2015; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

2372 Atlantic Highway (Route1) Lincolnville Beach.

Join us for this hands-on cooking class, then eat for dinner the dishes made in class. Explore the major regional cuisines of China and learn how to make dishes at home just like the Chinese families would serve. $30 per person. Reservations required

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Other

Dressing the New Republic.

June 8, 2015; 7:00 p.m.

Thomaston Historical Society 80 Knox St. Thomaston, Maine 04861

Author and costume expert Julie Stackpole offers an illustrated guide to American dress for women and men from 1795 to 1805 and offers do’s and don’ts for dressing in period costume.

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Discussions/Forums

Annual Camden Foreign Car Show

June 7, 2015

Chestnut St. between the post office and the village green, Camden

Chestnut St. between the post office and the village green, Camden. See upwards of 50 British and European sports cars, saloons, and touring cars, all at least 25 years old. Featured marques include M.G., Triumph, Sunbeam, Austin Healey, Bentley, Morris, Morgan, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Porsche, Mercedes, Alfa Romeo, and Fiat. Sponsored by the Mid Maine Sports Car Club.

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Clubs,Exhibits

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady

June 28, 2015

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Tours

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady.

June 21, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Tours

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady.

June 14, 2015; 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Tours

Lighthouse Cruise aboard Lively Lady

June 7, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Departs Camden Public Landing. Cruises visit the lighthouses of Penobscot Bay, including Curtis Island, Indian Island, Browns Head, Owls Head, and the Rockland Breakwater. Relax with a cup of coffee or tea and view lighthouses seen only from the water, enjoy hearing their history and stories, and see the amazingly beautiful Maine coast.

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Tours

Sherri’s Place Dance Concert

June 6, 2015

29 Elm St. Camden, Maine 04843

Sherri’s Place Dance Concert

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Concerts

Frank Sinatra & Tony Bennett: Great Singers of the American Songbook

June 6, 2015; 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2158 Atlantic Highway Lincolnville, Maine 04849

Michael Paul Lund of Serendipity Recordings will deliver a free illustrated music talk. Open to the public; lots of great music, refreshments, memorabilia, and Q&A

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Discussions/Forums

First Friday Art Walk!

June 5, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Portland Art Gallery 154 Middle St. Portland Maine 04101

Portland Art Gallery opens its doors on the first Friday of every month for an artist reception. Different Art Collector Maine artists are featured each month.

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Exhibits,Other,Visual Art

Fruit Trees in the Maine Climate

June 4, 2015; 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Rockport Opera House; 6 Central St. Rockport, Maine 04856

Dr. Renae Moran, Tree Fruit Specialist at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will discuss choosing the right variety of fruit trees for successful harvests on the Maine coast. Sponsored by the Rockport Garden Club.

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening

Full Moon Sail Aboard Schooner Surprise

June 2, 2015 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Camden Harbor

Enjoy live music, homemade desserts, the moonrise, and sunset aboard Schooner Surprise. Reservations recommended.

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Seasonal

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse: Sunset-Moonrise Photographic Journey

June 2, 2015; 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

TBD

Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse with its rocky, wave-worn ledges on Muscongus Bay. Begin with camera handling tips, review menu settings, and discuss exposure options. Explore a nearby harbor and fishing village. “Lessons on Location” include framing, composition, and demonstrations on seeing.

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Tours

Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction

May 31, 2015; 11:00 a.m.

51 Atlantic Hwy. Thomaston, Maine 04864

This auction presents 1,000+ lots of fine art and antiques. Live, absentee, telephone, and internet bids are accepted. Visit the Website to view items in advance and to check for changes and/or additional dates. 207-354-8141; www.thomastonauction.com

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Auctions/Sales

Spring Fine Art & Antique Auction

May 30, 2015; 11:00 a.m.

51 Atlantic Hwy. Thomaston, Maine 04864

This auction presents 1,000+ lots of fine art and antiques. Live, absentee, telephone, and internet bids are accepted. Visit the Website to view items in advance and to check for changes and/or additional dates. 207-354-8141; www.thomastonauction.com

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Auctions/Sales

Rockport Garden Club Annual Plant Sale

May 30, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Aldermere Farm 70 Russell Ave., Rockport, Maine 04856

Perennials, annuals, herbs, flower pots, and more are for sale. Proceeds support the club’s scholarship fund and beautification efforts in Rockport. 207-338-9471 or 207-354-2724

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Auctions/Sales

Down East Singers Memorial Day Concert

May 25, 2015

Camden Opera House

A Memorial Day Concert put on by our very own, Down East Singers!

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Concerts

West Bay Rotary Duck Derby

May 23, 2015

Camden Harbor

Annual fundraiser pits bright yellow numbered ducks in a race down the Megunticook River to Camden Harbor. Prizes awarded to the “owners” of the first ducks to cross the finish line. Proceeds benefit local non-profits/charities and Rotary International projects. 207-975-7510; www.westbayrotaryofmaine.org

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Seasonal

Photography Lessons

May 23, 2015 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

2158 Atlantic Hwy. (Rt. 1) Lincolnville, Maine 04849

Take a 90-minute lesson on the motel’s beautiful grounds and make your photos exciting and interesting. The class is open to the public, all ages and skill levels, and any type of camera. During the discussion and shooting, you’ll receive expert advice on framing, foreground/background relationship, light and balance. $25. 207-236-3870; www.mountbattie.com

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Other,Tours

Opening Day at Penobscot Marine Museum

May 23, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

40 E. Main St. Searsport, Maine 04974

Opening day of this 19th-century seacoast village museum. Tour a ship captain’s house with beautiful antiques. Learn about lobster fishing. Raise and lower a ship’s mast and wind a capstan. See China Trade porcelain and silk, 19th-century paintings, and E.B. White’s boat. The museum has daily family activities. 207-548-2529; www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org

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Other

Happy Memorial Day weekend!

May 25, 2015

Barters Island Rd. Boothbay, Maine

Simply show your Maine state ID or driver’s license upon entry, and your admission is on the house! Call 207-633-4333; or visit www.mainegardens.org for more information!

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Happy Memorial Day weekend!

May 24, 2015

Barters Island Rd., Boothbay, Maine

Simply show your Maine state ID or driver’s license upon entry, and your admission is on the house! Call 207-633-4333; or visit www.mainegardens.org for more information!

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Happy Memorial Day from Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

May 23, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend! Show your Maine State ID or drivers license, and your admission to the garden is FREE!

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Gardening

Art of Breakfast Brunch

May 17, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cellardoor Winery, Youngtown Rd. Lincolnville, Maine

Celebrate the “Art of Breakfast” with chef and cookbook author Dana Moos. Paired with a delicious menu of her favorites will be live music and our wines. Reservations required. $75 per person. 207-763-4478; www.mainewine.com

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Other

Cash for Clothes Sale

May 18, 2015 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

American Legion Hall, Pearl St. Camden, Maine.

Cash for Clothes is a quality used clothing sale to benefit Coastal Opportunities, an agency that helps adults with intellectual disabilities become participating members in the social and economic community. Volunteers come together in May and October to raise funds to support the important work of this non-profit organization.

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Auctions/Sales

Cash for Clothes Sale

May 17, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

American Legion Hall, Pearl St. Camden.

Cash for Clothes is a quality used clothing sale to benefit Coastal Opportunities, an agency that helps adults with intellectual disabilities become participating members in the social and economic community. Volunteers come together in May and October to raise funds to support the important work of this non-profit organization.

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Auctions/Sales

Cash for Clothes Sale

May 16, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

American Legion Hall; Pearl St. Camden

Cash for Clothes is a quality used clothing sale to benefit Coastal Opportunities, an agency that helps adults with intellectual disabilities become participating members in the social and economic community. Volunteers come together in May and October to raise funds to support the important work of this non-profit organization.

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Auctions/Sales

Camden Garden Club Plant Sale

May 17, 2015; 9;00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Allen Insurance and Financial 34 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843

Held at Allen Insurance & Financial, Camden. The annual Plants for Scholars sale includes plants from members’ gardens. Established in 1984, the scholarships are awarded to local student pursuing degrees in horticulture, botany, landscape architecture, forestry, environmental studies, and related subjects.

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Auctions/Sales,Gardening,Seasonal

Camden Garden Club Plant Sale

May 16, 2015; 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m

Allen Insurance and Financial 34 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843

Held at Allen Insurance & Financial, Camden. The annual Plants for Scholars sale includes plants from members’ gardens. Established in 1984, the scholarships are awarded to local student pursuing degrees in horticulture, botany, landscape architecture, forestry, environmental studies, and related subjects.

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Auctions/Sales,Gardening,Seasonal

A walk down the history of Thomaston's Hyler Street

May 11, 2015; 7:00 p.m.

80 Knox St. Thomaston, Maine 04861

Historian Peggy McCrae will give an in-depth history of Hyler Street and its development. This is the first in a series of “Streets of Thomaston” talks. 207-354-4121; sdevlin@theartemisgroup.com

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Historical

Mother's Day Massage!

May 11, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

243 Commercial St. Rockport, Maine 04856

Treat the Mom, or any woman in your life to a Phenomenal Touch™ Massage. By appointment. (207) 236-3111

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Other

Film: La Traviata

May 10, 2015

29 Elm St. Camden, Maine 04843

Enjoy this special screening from the English National Opera in HD!

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Other

Happy Mother's Day!

May 10, 2015

132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay ME 04537

Mom's get into the Botanical Gardens for FREE, today only! Happy Mother's Day!

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Gardening

Calf Unveiling Day

May 9, 2015; 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

20 Russell Ave. Rockport, Maine 04856

Open house with the new calves ready to be seen by the public. Docents and 4-H Club members present information about the farm and the Belted Galloway cattle. Other farms are on site with their information and products. Don’t miss this event!

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Other

Merryspring’s Annual Plant Sale

May 9, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

30 Conway Rd. Camden, Maine 04843

Freshly dug divisions straight from Merryspring’s own herb and perennial gardens highlight the sale. Offerings include perennials, vegetables, and contributions from home gardeners and professionals.

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Auctions/Sales,Gardening,Seasonal

Container Gardening

May 7, 2015; 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

6 Central St. Rockport, Maine 04856

Sponsored by the Rockport Garden Club.

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Gardening

Hartstone Inn 50/50 Dinners

May 18, 2015

41 Elm St. Camden, Maine 04843

Guests must make a reservation and mention Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) so that 50% of dinner proceeds are donated to GRLT.

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Hartstone Inn 50/50 Dinners

May 11, 2015

41 Elm St. Camden, Maine 04843

Guests must make a reservation and mention Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) so that 50% of dinner proceeds are donated to GRLT.

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Hartstone Inn 50/50 Dinners

May 4, 2015

41 Elm St. Camden, Maine 04843

Guests must make a reservation and mention Georges River Land Trust (GRLT) so that 50% of dinner proceeds are donated to GRLT.

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Martha's Place Dance Concert

May 2, 2015

29 Elm St. Camden, Maine 04843

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Concerts

Ashwood Waldorf School May Faire & Open House

May 2, 2015; 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

180 Park St. Rockport, Maine 04856

Join us for our May Faire. There will be a Maypole, our open house, a cake walk, puppet show, games, and activities. Lunch will also be included.

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Children,Crafts,Other,Tours

First Friday Art Walk

May 1, 2015; 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

154 Middle St. Portland, Maine 04101

Portland Art Gallery opens its doors on the first Friday of every month for an artist reception. Different Art Collector Maine artists are featured each month.

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Exhibits

Ashwood-Waldorf School 8th Grade Projects

April 30, 2015; 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Call for location (207) 236-8021

The culmination of an eight-year Waldorf education. Students work with mentors all year to pursue deep interests and create meaningful projects.

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Exhibits,Other

Met Opera Live: Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci.

April 25, 2015; 12:30 p.m.

345 Main St. Rockland, Maine 04841

Rockland. In a live HD broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera, this tragic double bill is set across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez plays the dual tenor roles of Turiddu (Cavalleria Rusticana) and Canio (Pagliacci.) Eva-Maria Westbroek (Cav) and Patricia Racette (Pag) sing the unlucky heroines.

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What Bowenwork and Gardening Have in Common

April 23, 2015 9:30 a.m.

Congregational Church, Elm St. Camden, Maine

We know how to tend our gardens, but what happens when we experience pain? Bowenwork Therapy is a non-invasive, effective way to balance the body. See a demonstration of how it helps the gardener in all of us. Speakers: Kristen Anderson and Sherrie Clark, RN. Sponsored by the Camden Garden Club. For more information, visit www.camdengardenclub.com

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Discussions/Forums,Gardening

Whoopie Pies

Saturday, May 16th, 2015. 1-3pm

Hartstone Inn 41 Elm Street, Camden Maine

Did you know that the whoopie pie is Maine’s official state treat? Nancy Griffin, author of the book “Making Whoopies” will lead a fun class on this iconic New England dessert.

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Artisan Chocolate Making

Saturday, May 2nd 1-3pm

Hartstone Inn 41 Elm St. Camden, ME 04843

This is a hands-on course, and though some of the techniques are advanced, all that’s required of participants is a willingness to have fun and a LOVE of chocolate!

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Mediterranean Cuisine

Sunday, June 14, 1-3pm

Hartstone Inn
41 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843

Join Chef Michael as he shares some of his favorite recipes from the Mediterranean region. We will prepare four dishes: Roasted Yellow Pepper Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella, Beets in Romesco Sauce, Tunisian Grilled Cod with a Roasted Shallot Compound Butter and Herbed Tabbouleh, and for dessert, Frittelle di Riso – Arborio Rice Fritters.

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Mediterranean Cuisine

Saturday, June 13, 1-3pm

Hartstone Inn
41 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843

Join Chef Michael as he shares some of his favorite recipes from the Mediterranean region. We will prepare four dishes: Roasted Yellow Pepper Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella, Beets in Romesco Sauce, Tunisian Grilled Cod with a Roasted Shallot Compound Butter and Herbed Tabbouleh, and for dessert, Frittelle di Riso – Arborio Rice Fritters.

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Lots'a Lobster

Sunday, May 31, 1-3pm

Hartstone Inn
41 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843

A trip to Maine should be based around eating as much lobster as one can. This class will help you achieve that goal! Chef Michael will share his techniques for cooking and “breaking down” lobsters, and guide you through four very diverse preparations: Lobster Bisque, Maine Lobster and Vegetable Timbale, Crispy Lobster and Asparagus Spring Rolls with a Wasabi Butter and Red Curry of Maine Lobster with Shrimp and Pineapple.

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Lots'a Lobster

Saturday, May 30, 1-3pm

Hartstone Inn
41 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843

A trip to Maine should be based around eating as much lobster as one can. This class will help you achieve that goal! Chef Michael will share his techniques for cooking and “breaking down” lobsters, and guide you through four very diverse preparations: Lobster Bisque, Maine Lobster and Vegetable Timbale, Crispy Lobster and Asparagus Spring Rolls with a Wasabi Butter and Red Curry of Maine Lobster with Shrimp and Pineapple.

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Gourmet Cupcakes

Saturday, May 9, 1-3pm

Hartstone Inn
41 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843

Join Alysia Zoidis of East End Cupcakes (Portland, Maine) as she teaches participants how to make gourmet cupcakes and frosting from scratch. Alysia was runner up on the hit Food Network TV show, “Cupcake Wars” in 2012.

The class will begin with the basics, a vanilla cupcake with vanilla butter cream frosting. Then it’s off to more unique flavors, a bacon cupcake with maple frosting followed by a lavender cupcake with chocolate ganache. (Um…yum!) There will be plenty of sampling and did we mention, wine? It is sure to be a sugar and flour filled, tasty, fun afternoon!

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Candies & Confections

Saturday, April 25, 1-3pm

Hartstone Inn
41 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843

Join instructor Casey Cale of Sweet! for an afternoon of candy making! She’ll instruct the class on how to make four different, delicious confections – beautiful Sea Glass Candy, Rosemary-Cashew Brittle, melt in your mouth Fleur de Sel Caramels and Mexican-Dark Chocolate Truffles. Bring your sweet tooth as there will be enough sampling to ensure a sugar high! As an added bonus, Casey will show the class her clever ideas for packaging candy as pretty, homemade gifts.
Each participant leaves with a complete set of recipes so each tasty treat can be recreated at home! It is sure to be a “sweet” afternoon!

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Bay Leaf Bistro Supper Club

October 13, 2015

Bay Leaf Cottages and Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville

Join us for a gourmet “theme” dinner prepared each month by Dr. Jane Liedtke in our bistro kitchen. Dinner will include appetizer while you meet other dinner guests, a starter, main course served family-style at our pub tables, and dessert with coffee/tea. BYOB.
Live musical entertainment during dinner by local jazz-blues guitarist/singer, Phil Clement.

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Clubs,Concerts,Other,Seasonal

Bay Leaf Bistro Supper Club

September 22, 2015, 6:30pm

Bay Leaf Cottages and Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville

Join us for a gourmet “theme” dinner prepared each month by Dr. Jane Liedtke in our bistro kitchen. Dinner will include appetizer while you meet other dinner guests, a starter, main course served family-style at our pub tables, and dessert with coffee/tea. BYOB.
Live musical entertainment during dinner by local jazz-blues guitarist/singer, Phil Clement.

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Clubs,Concerts,Other,Seasonal

Bay Leaf Bistro Supper Club

August 11, 2015, 6:30pm

Bay Leaf Cottages and Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville

Join us for a gourmet “theme” dinner prepared each month by Dr. Jane Liedtke in our bistro kitchen. Dinner will include appetizer while you meet other dinner guests, a starter, main course served family-style at our pub tables, and dessert with coffee/tea. BYOB.
Live musical entertainment during dinner by local jazz-blues guitarist/singer, Phil Clement.

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Clubs,Concerts,Other,Seasonal

Bay Leaf Bistro Supper Club

July 14, 2015, 6:30pm

Bay Leaf Cottages and Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville

Join us for a gourmet “theme” dinner prepared each month by Dr. Jane Liedtke in our bistro kitchen. Dinner will include appetizer while you meet other dinner guests, a starter, main course served family-style at our pub tables, and dessert with coffee/tea. BYOB.
Live musical entertainment during dinner by local jazz-blues guitarist/singer, Phil Clement.

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Clubs,Concerts,Other,Seasonal

Bay Leaf Bistro Supper Club

June 16, 2015, 6:30pm

Bay Leaf Cottages and Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville

Join us for a gourmet “theme” dinner prepared each month by Dr. Jane Liedtke in our bistro kitchen. Dinner will include appetizer while you meet other dinner guests, a starter, main course served family-style at our pub tables, and dessert with coffee/tea. BYOB.
Live musical entertainment during dinner by local jazz-blues guitarist/singer, Phil Clement.

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Clubs,Concerts,Other,Seasonal

Bayleaf Bistro Supper Club

May 19, 2015, 6:30pm

Bayleaf Cottages and Bistro, 2372 Atlantic Hwy, Lincolnville

Join us for a gourmet “theme” dinner prepared each month by Dr. Jane Liedtke. Dinner will include appetizer while you meet other dinner guests, a starter, main course served family-style at our pub tables, and dessert with coffee/tea. BYOB. Live musical entertainment during dinner by local jazz-blues guitarist/singer, Phil Clement.

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Clubs,Concerts,Other,Performing Arts,Seasonal

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