One can ride the steam train to have a visit with Santa Claus and enjoy a horse drawn-sleigh ride this weekend in Alna.
Skidompha Library hosts several meetings each month of the Genealogy Club, which meets at the library, at 184 Main St. in Damariscotta, and welcomes family history researchers of all levels of expertise.
Santa Claus will be coming to Waldoboro on Sunday, Dec. 17.
The Boothbay Railway Village museum has been overwhelmed by the response to both the North Pole Express and new Candlelight & Cocktails on Rails events. Even after adding a fifth day and later-than-planned departure times, the events still sold out well in advance and the phone calls keep coming. The museum’s staff and volunteers have come up with an opportunity for one more chance to celebrate the holiday season in vintage style.
The Jefferson Boy Scout Troop 216 holiday craft fair originally scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 10 has been rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It had been canceled due to inclement weather.
The Sheepscott Community Church Board has decided to cancel the community supper scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9 as a result of weather forecasts. Safety is the board’s primary concern and it wants to ensure it is not putting anyone at risk. The church will miss the opportunity to share a meal and break bread together, but looks forward to next month’s community supper on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018.
On Monday, Dec. 4, The Harbor Room restaurant in New Harbor is hosting a “Make Mondays Matter” fundraiser for The Carpenter’s Boat Shop. Owners Cerina Leeman and Taylor Corson will donate 10 percent of all proceeds from both lunch and dinner to the boat shop.
Servpro of Bath/Brunswick is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year by giving back to local communities. The company is collecting supplies for the Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick and Lincoln County Animal Shelter in Edgecomb. Supplies will be collected through Friday, Dec. 15.
Jefferson Boy Scout Troop No. 216 will hold a holiday craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10 at Jefferson Village School, 48 Washington Road, Jefferson.
People are invited to join Rising Tide Community Market Outreach Coordinator Anna DeGloria, a plant enthusiast and Wild Seed Project volunteer, to learn about native plants of Maine and how to prepare seed bombs for the garden or for a friend as an eco-friendly gift just in time for the holidays. DeGloria’s free workshop will take place from noon-2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3 at Rising Tide Community Market, 323 Main St., Damariscotta.
Oxbow Brewing Co., the farmhouse brewery located in Newcastle, will kick off the holiday season with a bottle release and special bottle pours on Black Friday, Nov. 24. There will also be free live music: local musician Paul Mellyn will perform from 6:30-9 p.m.
The annual Wiscasset Christmas tree lighting will be held Saturday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. on the town common. There will be holiday music performed by students in grades five through 12, with a sing-along of familiar songs.
For those alone on Thanksgiving Day, a free dinner will be available at the Waldoboro American Legion, located at 181 Jefferson St. in Waldoboro, at 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 23. Unlike some of the community dinners, this one is actually on Thanksgiving Day. It is intended for those who find themselves alone on that day. There are those who, for whatever reason, have no relatives, children, or neighbors to visit that day. This dinner is for them!
The annual Christmas Town and craft fair will be held at the Jefferson fire station Sunday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Little ones can visit and have their picture taken with Santa from 1-3 p.m.