This January and February, people are encouraged to get out their cross-country skis, snowshoes, or winter boots and ride the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway’s steam-powered trains to a day of winter fun at “Steam and Sleighs.” One can enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides, tractor rides, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, winter hiking, and more.
A program on the familiar reptile species of Maine and ways to conserve them will be held at the Bremen Library, located at 204 Waldoboro Road in Bremen, on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
A benefit supper for Carol (Wall) Curtis and Elijah Curtis will take place at the Wells-Hussey American Legion Post No. 42 in Damariscotta from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18. The dinner will consist of spaghetti, Italian bread, a beverage, and dessert.
A community luncheon will be held at noon on Thursday, Jan. 16 in the Waldoboro United Methodist Church vestry, 85 Friendship St., Waldoboro. The luncheon is free. No reservation is required.
Start the New Year off by learning some new cooking skills or attending an intimate supper at East Forty Farm in Waldoboro.
Specialty adult classes at the FARMS at the Y kitchen at the Central Lincoln County YMCA are open for registration. Only 12 spots are available per class, so early registration is encouraged.
Santa Claus will come to Waldoboro on Sunday evening, Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. He will arrive in the center of Waldoboro village escorted by a parade of fire trucks.
All are invited to attend the free annual Boothbay Region Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 25 from noon-2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Industrial Drive in Boothbay. The snow date is Thursday, Dec. 26.
It is the season when Mrs. Santa comes to the Bristol Area Library, located at 619 Old County Road in Pemaquid, to greet everyone at Mrs. Santa’s Kitchen. It will be a grand morning from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 14, with homemade cookies and candies being sold by the pound at the annual Friends of the Bristol Area Library fundraiser.
The Christmas tree is up outside Kings Mills Union Hall in Whitefield, waiting for Santa Claus to help turn on the lights this Sunday, Dec. 8.
Despite a rainy weekend courtesy of Mother Nature, 75 Christmas trees – both small and large – were deployed in Damariscotta and Newcastle in preparation for the Villages of Light celebration this Saturday, Nov. 30.
Getting out for a little exercise can be a gratifying way to kick off the Thanksgiving holiday, especially when it benefits a good cause. For the second year 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.
Breakfast with Santa will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 8-11 a.m. at Mobius Inc., 319 Main St., Damariscotta.
“Freecycling” is way for people who have things that they no longer use to pass them along – free of charge – to friends and neighbors who can use them. The parishioners of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church invite all members of the community to come see what it has to offer on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. Available on that day will be Christmas decorations, winter clothes, toys, and small household goods.
The Jefferson Fire and Rescue and Explorer Post No. 343 turkey supper will take place Saturday, Nov. 9 from 5-7 p.m. at the Jefferson fire house, 204 Waldoboro Road, Jefferson.