For those alone on Thanksgiving Day, a free dinner will be available at the Waldoboro American Legion, at 181 Jefferson St., at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22. It is intended for those who find themselves alone on that day. There are those who, for whatever reason, have no relatives, children, or neighbors to visit that day. This dinner is for them!
The Good Supply in Pemaquid will open its restored post-and-beam barn for holiday shopping on Saturday, Nov. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Opening day marks Small Business Saturday, and The Good Supply will partner with Alna-based small business owner Rachel Alexandrou, of Which Way Wreaths, to host a wreath and garland pickup event.
The joyous Christmas season is meant for children — and so Wiscasset Holiday Marketfest will offer wondrous activities to delight youngsters and their families.
Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, won her race for House District 88 against Michael Lemelin, R-Chelsea. Maxmin is the first Democrat to win this seat, with record midterm turnout and a final vote count of 2,266-2,053.
A one-week stay at a two-bedroom rustic cottage on Damariscotta Lake, a dozen lobsters, works by local artists, creation of a will, and various furniture items and gift certificates are among the many items that will be offered at a silent auction on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the VFW Hall on Mill Street in Waldoboro.
The Jefferson Fire & Rescue and Explorer Post 343 turkey supper will be held Saturday, Nov. 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the firehouse at 204 Waldoboro Road, Jefferson.
As the Halloween season’s ghosts and goblins scampered home, preparations for the upcoming holiday season at the historic Opera House at Boothbay Harbor began. Pumpkins and skeletons were stowed away to make room for holiday greenery and the launch of the annual Gingerbread Spectacular.
Due to predicted high winds and heavy rain on Saturday, Oct. 27, Railway Spooktacular at Boothbay Railway Village has been rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 26 from 4-8 p.m. For more information, go to railwayvillage.org/events or contact Caleb Hodgdon at 380-9278. Boothbay Railway Village, located at 586 Wiscasset Road in Boothbay, looks forward to celebrating Halloween with everyone.
The Damariscotta Police Department, the Central Lincoln County YMCA, and Great Salt Bay Community School are once again teaming up for a Halloween Trunk-or-Treat. The event will take place in the GSB back parking lot from 4-6 p.m. on Halloween.
On Tuesday. Nov. 6 at 10 a.m., Damariscotta Police Chief Jason Warlick will give a presentation on identity theft and data breach in the library at Schooner Cove Retirement Community, 35 Schooner St., Damariscotta, on the LincolnHealth – Miles Campus. Warlick’s presentation is free and open to the public. Call 563-5523 for more information.
Adria Horn, the former director of the Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services, will be the guest speaker at Skidompha Library’s Chats with Champions program on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. Horn will speak in advance of Veterans Day in honor of those who have served. Her presentation will include details about her military service, and her position as the director of the Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services. The talk will take place in the library’s Porter Meeting Hall.
Members of the public are invited to join Midcoast Humane for its first annual Shelter-bration on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 6-9 p.m. at the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath.
Anyone curious about fat-tire biking is invited to join Midcoast Conservancy’s AmeriCorps Outdoor Adventure members Jess, Emma, and Miranda on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for some outdoor fun at the Wiscasset Community Center, 242 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
The Jefferson Fire & Rescue community blood drive will take place on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire station, on 204 Waldoboro Road, Jefferson. Go to redcrossblood.org to make an appointment. There is an urgent need for blood.
Edgecomb Community Church will hold a benefit supper for the Edgecomb Fire Department on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. The menu will consist of a variety of delicious home-cooked comfort foods, including macaroni and cheese and meatloaf, salads, rolls, pies, and other desserts.