Maine Maritime Museum and Red Cloak Tours are again offering their popular Lighthouse Legends and Lore boat excursions, including a landing on Burnt Island and exploration of the haunted lighthouse station there.
In the first of a series of lectures sponsored by Lincoln County Historical Association and Old Fort Western, Dr. Arthur Spiess will present an overview of the time prior to historical records.
The Congregational Church of Bristol will hold its final baked beans and casseroles supper for the year on Saturday, Sept. 14. A traditional menu of delicious homemade baked beans, a variety of casseroles, salads, homemade biscuits, and a slice of freshly made pie for dessert will be served. The meal will be served with a beverage as well. The cost is $8 per plate.
The Bristol-South Bristol-area Boat Poker Run will take place Sunday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to raise money for a local family who is in need of home repairs. There is $500 in cash prizes thus far.
Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency is excited to announce its Emergency Preparedness Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. Thanks to the Central Lincoln County YMCA, it is able to host the fair centrally in Lincoln County at the beautiful new Y facility, located at 525 Main St., Damariscotta.
This Labor Day, one can kick up one’s heels and have fun dancing to the music of the Salty Dogs, the featured performers at Wiscasset Public Library’s Bands for Books chief annual fundraiser.
The eighth annual Boothbay Harbor Fest, boothbayharborfest.com, begins Friday, Aug. 30.
On Friday, Aug. 23, Cupacity in Damariscotta will be previewing its new fall menu featuring Sam’s Fizziology, a collection of handcrafted, nonalcoholic fruit coolers guaranteed to please thirsty “PemaKids” of all ages.
Barbara Ross, the author of the Maine Clambake Series, will speak at the Bremen Public Library, located at 204 Waldoboro Road in Bremen, on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m.
The Coopers Mills Volunteer Fire Department in Whitefield announces its annual benefit auction, to be held this year on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. Regarded locally as Coopers Mills’ premier summer social event, the auction offers all manner of “treasure,” and is a veritable feast for those living a rural lifestyle.
On Sunday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Union Fair/Maine Wild Blueberry Festival in Union, one should be prepared to laugh the night away when Maine Event Comedy takes center stage at the Union Fair Entertainment Center. People are encouraged to come and laugh along with Johnny Ater, Bryan Valencia, Mark Turcotte, and Julie Poulin.
The North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered animals on the planet, with only around 400 individuals remaining. In the Gulf of Maine, climate change is rapidly reorganizing the ecosystem, upending the regular patterns of the whales’ food supply and putting their future at risk.
On Thursday, Aug. 15 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central Lincoln County YMCA, at 525 Main St. in Damariscotta, Husson University and daVinci Consulting will host a presentation called “Goal Setting and the Value of Partnerships.” This presentation will provide individuals with insight into setting personal and professional goals as well as information about how businesses and organizations can benefit from community partnerships.
Members of the public are invited to head to Pumpkin Vine Family Farm, at 217 Hewett Road in Somerville, on Saturday, Aug. 10 for an unforgettable evening of art and community under the open sky.