The Bremen Fire Department will hold its annual chicken barbecue and auction on Sunday, July 28. Supper will start at 5 p.m. and will be by reservation only. To reserve a spot, call Ron Poland at 529-5326, Cordelia Goth at 529-2993, or the Bremen town office at 529-5945.
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences will host its annual open house at its East Boothbay campus at 60 Bigelow Drive on July 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event gives the public a rare opportunity to get hands-on with ocean science at the state-of-the-art laboratory and meet some of the world’s tiniest – and more important – sea life.
On Thursday, July 18, in what has become a summer tradition, Tim Sample returns to Boothbay Harbor to perform at the Opera House. Sample is a Maine native whose unique New England style of humor has gained him a national following.
The First Baptist Church of Jefferson will have a public bean-hole bean supper Saturday, July 13 from 5-6:30 p.m. It will be served buffet-style, along with pork, ham, potato salad, coleslaw, homemade yeast rolls, and all kinds of homemade pies. Beverages include lemonade, water, coffee, and tea.
The historic Thompson Ice House in South Bristol will hold its annual ice cream social from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, July 7.
Fourth of July events in Lincoln County:
James Pegolotti will talk about the life and songs of Judy Garland on Monday, July 8 from 3-4 p.m. at The Lincoln Home, 22 River Road, Newcastle.
“Identifying New England’s Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms” is the subject of a daylong course at Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The First Baptist Church of Nobleboro holds its first public supper for the summer season this Saturday, June 29, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and costs $7 per person. A traditional menu of beans, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, rolls, and homemade desserts will be served in the church hall located at the corner of Back Meadow Road and Center Street in Nobleboro.
One might not be able to ride one’s horse from farm to farm, but one can experience an old-fashioned farming community on June 30, when the Somerville Farmers’ Network hosts its fourth annual Open Farm Day. Between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., five local farms, all within 10 miles of each other, are welcoming the public to experience their unique brand of neighborliness.
The Edgecomb Fire Department, located on 473 Boothbay Road in Edgecomb, will have a pancake breakfast on Saturday, June 29 from 7-11 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is by donation only.
This year, the Family Fun Fair at the Congregational Church of Bristol will be held on Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an annual event that the church has held for many years. Proceeds from the event help support the church’s missions to local charities.
Between 1861 and 1865, Maine sent more than 70,000 troops to fight in the Civil War. The many photographs taken on both the home front and the battlefront comprise a major visual record of the conflict.
The Central Lincoln County YMCA is kicking off summer with a new Back to Summer Block Party from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, June 14, open to all in the community. This will be a free family event promoting active families and getting outdoors.
This year’s theme of Waldoboro Day, Saturday, June 15, is “Celebrate the Future of Waldoboro” and it is hoped that there will be some creative float additions of ideas for the future. What exciting things might exist in Waldoboro 10, 20, or 30 years from now?