Friday, July 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. is when the Boothbay Region Garden Club Home and Garden Tour will take place. One can take in the peaceful surroundings of the grounds of Cape Newagen Alpaca Farm and garden and stop in at the shop to view or purchase some of the lovely items handspun from alpaca fleece.
Friday, June 15 at the VFW on Mill Street:
Potluck dinner and dance from 4:30-6 p.m. Cost: $7 per person.
Budding wine enthusiasts interested in learning more and expanding their wine IQ will likely want to come on Thursday, June 7 from 5-7 p.m. for a fun and informative wine-tasting event at Rising Tide Community Market in Damariscotta. At the end of the event, a bottle of wine will be raffled for one lucky attendee.
Members of the public are invited to join Dr. Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center, on Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m. for Coffee with the Director, featuring coffee and a chat about the past, present, and future of Maine’s oyster industry.
Shredding on site will be available Friday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to noon to benefit Chapman-Hall House at Bath Savings Institution, 270 Main St., Damariscotta.
This weekend is Maine’s free fishing weekend and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy a day of fishing with family or friends on one of Maine’s many waters.
The Edgecomb Community Church, UCC will hold a corned beef and cabbage community supper on Saturday, June 9, beginning at 5 p.m.
Coastal Car Wash and Detail Center, of Damariscotta and Boothbay Harbor, will celebrate its customers with an event at the Boothbay Harbor location Saturday, June 2. The event is free to attend and all are welcome.
The alewives are running and festivities are planned to celebrate this awesome natural event and the restoration of the stone fish ladder, which the fish climb to spawn in fresh water Damariscotta Lake. This year’s festival – one day only – will be held on Saturday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The festival may be only one day this year, but what a day it will be! As always, the fish will be the main event — it will be possible to view alewives by the fish house, along the fish ladder, in the Williams backyard, and at the top of the ladder.
Memorial Day events in Lincoln County
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.