The Lincoln County Council of the Maine Board of Realtors will host a wreath-making event to raise money for affordable housing at Farrin Properties, 767 Main St., Damariscotta, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21. The rain date is Sunday, Nov. 22.
In the spirit of the holidays, Renys has offered to host the Villages of Light drive-in movie at its warehouse on Route 1 in Newcastle on Friday, Nov. 27.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension is hosting a webinar with the Southern Maine Maple Sugarmakers Association about the home maple syrup production process from 9 – 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 5.
For the third year “running” on Thanksgiving Day, volunteers will be organizing an informal trail run at Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust’s Salt Bay Farm in Damariscotta to benefit Twin Villages Foodbank Farm.
The Midcoast Interscholastic Equestrian Association team will host a Halloween event at Stonewall Stables in Nobleboro from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31.
When the leaves begin to skitter across increasingly empty sidewalks, and darkness settles in earlier, Halloween cannot be far behind. In celebration of the season, the Opera House in Boothbay Harbor is presenting an evening of “Scary Readings,” under the masterful guidance of “chief ghoul” Kevin Kiley, on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Main Street Grocery, at 5 Coastal Marketplace in Damariscotta, will host a free drive-thru Halloween event on Oct. 31.
Skidompha Library’s “Chats with Champions” will feature John Bunker, Maine’s own heritage apple expert, at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. Bunker will speak on the topic of “The Maine Heritage Orchard – What is it and why should we care?”
The grand opening of the Westport Island History Center at Wright Landing is Sunday, Oct 25. At 10 a.m. There will be a ribbon cutting and dedication of a plaque recognizing the work that has gone into creating the center. The building will then open for visitors until 3 p.m.
Guests may peek into the nooks and crannies of Castle Tucker in its “Behind Closed Doors” tour on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. The tour will include visits to rooms not included on the general tour.
Members of the Patriotic Club of Bremen are busy getting ready for the fall country fair, Oct. 10. The fair will offer a number of baked goods, jams and jellies. Among the jams will be blueberry jam with lemon, sweet orange marmalade, peach jam, apple butter, strawberry rhubarb jam, and black raspberry jelly.
The Bremen Fire Department will hold its annual turkey dinner in drive-thru fashion this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Pickup will take place at the fire station on Route 32 starting at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24.
Midcoast Conservancy will host a full moon paddle at its Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 6 – 8 p.m. Participants can enjoy the silvery glow of the “full harvest moon” from canoes provided by the nature center as they glide along Little Dyer Pond after a beautiful mile-and-a half hike into the woods.
Because the Nobleboro Historical Society cannot hold its 15th annual “AppleFest,” the society has decided to hold a “Drive-By Apple Pie Buy.” It will be at Nobleboro Central School in the front parking area on Saturday, Oct. 3, starting at 10 a.m. until the 100 homemade apple pies are sold out.
The People’s United Methodist Church in Union will be offering a takeout supper on Sept. 25. The church has found a tasty and creative way to replace funding that has been lost due to COVID-19 and the necessary restrictions on public gatherings.