Beginning Sunday, Feb. 4, the Lincoln County Historical Association will sponsor a series of four Sunday lectures by local artists and historians. The presentations will begin at 1 p.m. on Feb. 4, 11, and 25, and March 4 in the Lincoln County Communications Center behind the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset. Coffee and pastries will be served. The suggested donation is $5.
On Saturday, Jan. 20 from 7-10 p.m., the Dyer Neck Gang will perform for the first time at The Penalty Box, 436 Main St., Damariscotta.
In less than one week, Lincoln County Publishing Co. will welcome the community for a firsthand look at how The Lincoln County News gets printed during an open house the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 17. The event is free and open to all.
Developing one’s foraging skills can change the way one looks at the forests and fields around one. Foraging can be a fun and rewarding way to sharpen one’s skills of observation as well as add more interest and variety into one’s diet.
With arctic temperatures on the wane, and a fantastic snow base on the ground, now is the time to explore some of Midcoast Conservancy’s preserves. Whether on snowshoes or skis, visitors can take in the splendor and serenity of the woods while getting a winter workout.
On Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m., in the Porter Meeting Hall at Skidompha Library in Damariscotta, Chats with Champions will present Andrew Stancioff, who will speak about the threat and consequences of climate change to world order. This is one of the talks being given to provide background on this year’s Camden Conference, “New World Disorder and America’s Future.” One should allow time for parking.
On Tuesday, Jan. 16 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., the Bremen area community is invited to attend the first of four free hot social meals to be held at the Bremen Union Church, 523 Waldoboro Road, Bremen.
Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites the public to explore the Carl and Barbara Segerstrom Preserve at Squam Creek on Westport Island for owls on Friday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. Led by Maine master naturalist Kit Pfeiffer, participants will walk the habitats of the preserve scouting for owls and exploring what makes these nocturnal birds so fascinating. This walk is appropriate for adults and children age 10 and older.
The public will have a chance to witness firsthand how The Lincoln County News gets printed during an open house at Lincoln County Publishing Co. the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 17. The event is free to attend and open to all.
One can discover the fascinating hobby of beekeeping by attending a 7-week course presented by experienced beekeepers from the Knox-Lincoln County Beekeepers and the Maine State Beekeepers Association, and Maine’s State Bee Inspector, who will provide one with basic information to get started as a beekeeper. This course is designed for first- and second-year beekeepers.
Staying active during the cold winter months can be difficult, which is why LincolnHealth and 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go! Lincoln County are challenging community members, schools, and groups from local organizations to participate in the 15th annual Winter Physical Activity Challenge.
It is time once again for the annual Souper Bowl at the Southport town hall on Monday, Jan. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Southport Memorial Library Aides, the luncheon is free and open to the public.
On Wednesday, Jan. 3, Chief Jason Warlick, of the Damariscotta Police Department, will talk about recent scams and other elder issues. People are encouraged to come for the talk and stay for lunch. Call 563-1363 for a reservation and for further details.
St. Giles’ Episcopal Church in Jefferson will host the first of its free 2018 wintertime suppers for Midcoast residents on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 5 p.m.
One can enjoy the unique sounds of the woods in winter on a full moon hike at Hidden Valley Nature Center. Let nature light the trail as hikers take in the howls of distant coyotes, hooting owls, and the rustle of creatures in the underbrush. The season’s first hike will be Friday, Dec. 29 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.