Kids are invited to become history detectives and experience archaeology firsthand at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. Each participant will unearth mysterious artifacts, and then determine their use and history while learning the skills of an archaeologist. Each participant will receive a junior archaeologist certificate and photograph of their completed find.
Tuesday, Aug. 21 — Trail mixer at Cross River Preserve: From 10-11 a.m., at the Cross River Preserve, 291 Route 27, Boothbay, discover the Boothbay Region Land Trust preserves and meet fellow hikers.
The Wells-Hussey American Legion Post 42 Auxiliary will host a public breakfast on Sunday, Aug. 26 from 8-10 a.m. at the hall on upper Main Street in Damariscotta.
Jefferson Scoop ice cream shop on Route 32 in Jefferson will hold a fundraiser for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program on Saturday, Aug. 25. The Portland Sea Dogs mascot, Slugger, will be in attendance from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The end of summer is approaching, but there will be two more beach explorations offered at Beachcombers’ Rest Nature Center at Pemaquid Beach Park. These will be “Fairy Houses” and “Monarchs at the Beach.” There will be another Touch Tank Tuesday at Beachcombers’ Rest Nature Center as well, on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
The people involved with the DIY Network “Maine Cabin Masters” will highlight the daily demonstrations to be held at the Union Fair Aug. 18-25.
On Saturday, Aug. 11 at 9:30 a.m., the Pemaquid Watershed Association Paddlers will be kayaking in the waters of Muscle Ridge off Spruce Head. This group of islands is one of the most beautiful kayak destinations in Midcoast Maine. The paddle duration is approximately 2 1/2 hours and is appropriate for advanced intermediate paddlers.
On Saturday, Aug. 18 from 8 a.m. to noon, the Bremen Union Church will hold its second annual flea market on the church lawn. Tables may be rented for a very reasonable price while they last; call Donna Finneran at 529-6313.
The supper and auction for the benefit of the Bremen Fire Department and the Patriotic Club of Bremen returns on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Outboard motor historian Larry Stevenson will be featured every Tuesday evening in August from 7-8:30 p.m. as he presents highlights and history from the Stevenson Outboard Collection at Boothbay Railway Village.
Beachcombers’ Rest Nature Center at Pemaquid Beach continues an exciting series of beach explorations in August. On Friday, Aug. 3, from 1-3 p.m., one can join this amazing beach exploration to find out why there is no such bird as a seagull.
Barton Seaver, the founder and chief education officer of the Coastal Culinary Academy in Portland will be the guest presenter at Skidompha Library’s Chats with Champions program on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. Please allow time for parking.
A benefit spaghetti dinner for Ethan Langley will be held on Saturday, July 28 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Westport Island Old Town Hall, Route 144, Westport Island.
North Nobleboro Community Association members recently held their final planning meeting for North Nobleboro Day. This year, the festivities will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 at the community grounds on Upper East Pond Road, or until the chicken runs out. This will be the 46th year that members of the community have joined together to organize a great day of fun for their neighbors while raising money to benefit the local area.
A not-to-be-missed opportunity for those fascinated by the sinking of the steamship Titanic in 1912 will be when author Malcolm “Mac” Smith will share the research behind his book, “Mainers on the Titanic.” The event will take place on Thursday, July 26 from 5-6:30 p.m. in Skidompha Library’s first-floor Porter Meeting Hall.