The Olde Bristol Days fundraising committee is thrilled to announce the fourth annual Rock the Harbor event hosted by The Contented Sole restaurant in New Harbor on Saturday, June 9 from 5-10 p.m. This year’s entertainment will include Tickle, a popular dance band from Portland, and a local favorite, Delta Knights.
On Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Midcoast Conservancy will host the annual Hooked on Fishing event, when kids get out on the water and experience the fun of fishing. Children of all experience levels are welcome; each child gets an hour of fishing in prime fishing spots on Damariscotta Lake with experienced volunteer boaters as their personal guides. Mentors will be onshore to assist young anglers with equipment and to answer their questions about fishing.
Clamshell Quilters Guild will hold an auction and sale on Monday, June 11 at the Faith Baptist Church, 144 Mills Road, Newcastle. Doors will open for previewing items on offer at 4:30 p.m. Meredith Fossett will conduct the sale starting at 5:30 p.m. sharp.
Join Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District and Heather McCargo, founder and director of the Wild Seed Project, for a late spring wildflower and native plant walk on Thursday, May 31 from 10-11:30 a.m. through the woods along the Goose River in Camden. The trail begins at the river’s headwaters, winding through hemlock and beech, gradually transitioning to a woodland dominated by oak and pine with an understory of common witch hazel, maple leaf viburnum, and hobblebush.
Those who live in a house that is more than a few decades old might wonder about its history. What were the circumstances surrounding its construction? What families lived there before one moved in? One might even wonder about the evolution of the home’s structure as it has undergone home improvement.
Pumpkin Vine Family Farm in Somerville is bursting with new life, and people are invited to join in as the farm kicks off its market season on Sunday, May 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a celebration of spring. For those who haven’t had a chance to hug a baby goat yet, there is more than enough loving energy to go around. The farm has 16 kids so far, and is only halfway through kidding!
The GSB Environmental Club will be hosting the film “Before the Flood” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 in the gymnasium of Great Salt Bay Community School, 559 Main St., Damariscotta. It will be followed by an open discussion. Admission is free and there will be free refreshments. Donations will be gratefully accepted.
The Waldoboro Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will take place Monday, May 28, rain or shine, beginning promptly at 9 a.m., with the parade lineup at 8 a.m. at the Waldoboro town municipal parking lot.
On Saturday, May 26 at 2 p.m., Coastal Christian School in Waldoboro will hold a benefit auction to raise funds to complete its gymnasium/theater. The auction will be held on the grounds of Chat & Chow Takeout in Warren, at the junction of Route 1 and Route 90. The rain date will be Monday, May 28.
Lincoln County Publishing Co., 116 Mills Road, Newcastle, invites the community to an open house at 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 27. The event is free to attend and open to all.
On Sunday, May 20, Seedling Sunday will officially kick off as part of the the 2018 Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta. On Seedling Sunday, volunteer-growers can adopt the 600 10-day-old Atlantic Giant pumpkin seedlings and grow pumpkins that will become the granddaddies of the pumpkin patch.
Anyone venturing into the woods can benefit from learning to navigate comfortably with a map and compass. On Saturday, April 28, Damariscotta River Association will offer a workshop on basic map and compass navigation and skills for “staying found,” as opposed to getting lost. Participants will learn how to read a USCGS topographical map and how to use a handheld compass. In addition, the class will cover declination, and how to obtain a bearing from the map and convert it to magnetic from true north.
The DaPonte String Quartet is accepting applications to its annual three-day quartet workshop for high school string players at Camp Kieve’s Wavus campus in Jefferson in September.
Kick off yard sale season at the Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta! The Lincoln County Publishing Co. is teaming up with the Y to host the Lincoln County Yard Sale, a huge indoor yard sale, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. Admission is free.