People are invited to come warm up at Oxbow Brewing Co., at 274 Jones Woods Road in Newcastle, this winter for its annual Winterfest from noon-7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. One can come out to snowshoe, ski, skate, or sled. There will be six beers on draft, fire pits going, plus wood-fired pizza with Village Idiot Pizzeria all day.
For those who have children who aren’t in school yet and are looking for things to do, Healthy Kids play groups will be adding kid’s yoga, instant-pot mac ’n’ cheese cooking, and kids African drumming to the many activities offered at the weekly play groups.
Tickets are now on sale for $10 apiece at Skidompha Library’s front desk for the “Through the Pages” costume ball on Friday, Feb. 22.
Coastal Women’s Connection is hosting Ladies Night at Aboca Beads in Damariscotta on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is $15 to attend and will offer female professionals in the Midcoast region an opportunity to mix and mingle while creating a piece of jewelry they can keep or gift to one of their loved ones.
Skidompha Library will host the “Through the Pages” costume ball on Friday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. This costume ball will benefit the Lincoln County News digital archive project. Skidompha has independently raised $40,000 to create a searchable online archive of Lincoln County newspapers dating all the way back to 1870. This will be the first time that back issues will be available to the public digitally, providing an invaluable resource for researchers, historians, and the community.
Beginning on Monday, Jan. 14, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery in Waldoboro will be adding an oyster party, Shuck Local Sunday, to its growing offering of weekly events.
The Edgecomb Community Church will hold a fundraising event in the form of a sub sale on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3. Church members will be taking orders for this winter event, which will be replacing one of the former church suppers.
Local Girl Scouts are now officially selling cookies. The Midcoast service unit held a cookie rally on Sunday, Jan. 6 at Jefferson Village School to kick off Girl Scout cookie season.
St. Giles’ Episcopal Church, on Route 126 in Jefferson, will host the first of its free 2019 wintertime suppers for Midcoast residents on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 5 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Council #1423 will hold a benefit potluck supper on Saturday, Jan. 19 starting at 5 p.m. at the St. Denis Hall on Route 126 in North Whitefield.
The Morris Farm in Wiscasset will offer a series of four hands-on, interactive cooking classes on Tuesdays this winter. This series is called Now is the Time for Change.
The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop in downtown Damariscotta plans a storewide half-price sale for Friday and Saturday, Dec. 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
A Newcastle restaurant will host a fundraiser and silent auction for an organization fighting food insecurity on Friday, Dec. 21.
Union Church of South Bristol, located at Middle Road and Route 129 in South Bristol, will hold a Longest Night service, aka Blue Christmas, Thursday, Dec. 20 at 4:30 p.m.
Bernie DeLisle, owner of Osteria Bucci in Damariscotta, will hold an open house and jewelry sale to benefit two local nonprofits from 4-8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14.