Bristol Book Ends, the Bristol Area Library’s used bookstore, first opened its doors in May 2018. After a brief closing due to the pandemic, the store is now back to regular hours. Shop year-round from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays.
On Nov. 15, Midcoast Conservancy accepted a generous donation of the 51.7 acre Goose River Woodland Preserve in Waldoboro from Luther Black.
This month, over 20 farmers and farmers’ markets across the state are hosting online fundraisers to support the Maine Harvest Bucks nutrition incentive program. Maine Harvest Bucks provides low-income shoppers with bonus bucks at farmers’ markets to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from local farms.
This month, Erica Berman, a Newcastle resident and founder of Veggies to Table, is featured in the Winter 2021 issue of Maine Homes by Down East magazine. Given a column in the magazine’s latest issue, Berman runs Veggies to Table, a local nonprofit organization that grows top-quality organic produce and flowers, donating them to Mainers experiencing food insecurity and needing joy.
I love Christmas and everything that comes with it, from blow-up lighted lawn Santas to handmade wreaths sprigged with berries and pine cones. I have a few favorite Christmasy things that make me feel all warm and happy just doing them. One of them is to bake cookies and give them away.
Lincoln County Television is proud to deliver home winter high school basketball games for Lincoln Academy and Medomak Valley High School by live broadcast and streaming on lctv.org.
People to People will host its third annual Christmas party on Monday, Dec. 13 in the basement of the Damariscotta Baptist Church at 4 Bristol Road.
Lincoln County Toys for Tots volunteers, led by coordinator Lisa Marr, have been hard at work raising funds and awareness and preparing toys for distribution to local parents. The Carpenter’s Boat Shop supported the toy drive by delivering 20 handmade wooden airplanes to the toy drive headquarters at the Huntoon Hill Grange in Wiscasset last weekend.
The Enchanted Village Gift Drop-Off at LeBarn Event Center located at 132 Waldoboro Road in Jefferson scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 18 has been canceled.
Tops’l Farm Chef Ken Burkett has always “kinda cooked.” He’s worked in kitchens most of his life, starting out as a dishwasher, then prep cook, then line cook at a series of “turn ‘n burn burger joints.”
All are invited to attend a free community Christmas supper from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 25 at the American Legion Hall, 25 Industrial Park Drive in Boothbay. The snow date is Sunday, Dec. 26.
The Central Lincoln County YMCA is once again collaborating with community businesses, organizations, and individuals to organize the Tree of Giving, which is designed to help families fulfill needs of their children this Christmas.
Below is a list of some of the local resources available this holiday season. Be sure to watch The Lincoln County News for additional resource announcements.
The Maurice “Jake” Day Christmas dioramas are once again on display this holiday season at the Milling Around in Newcastle. They will be lit from sunset until 9 p.m.