Throughout August, the museum at the Washington Schoolhouse will be open on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. Visitors can imagine themselves back to the 19th century as they sit in the desks of the lovingly restored classroom. Built in 1885, the schoolhouse is at 1426 State Route 32 in the heart of Round Pond village. The Round Pound Schoolhouse Association administers the school. Admission is free.
The Congregational Church of Bristol will hold a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14.
Insects are not only amazingly diverse, but many of them also have very interesting behaviors. Ants tend aphids like tiny farmers. Monarch butterflies sip nectar to fuel them on an epic migration to their wintering grounds in Mexico. One type of beetle oozes green liquid from its knees to deter predators.
The Jefferson Historical Society is preparing for its annual open house on Sat., Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon. The 2022 calendars showing people doing various jobs in Jefferson will be available for $10. Some other topics covered in the calendar will be Bonds Mill; Lakeview Orchards; Malcolm Peck’s Automotive, Marine and Plane business; the poultry industry; Fred Meserve’s Gulf gas station; Ice Harvesting in Jefferson and much more.
The Boothbay Veterans Emergency Temporary Shelter, Inc. will be putting on a huge barbecue fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 21 at the American Legion Post 36 in Boothbay from 4-7 p.m.
The Edgecomb Fire Department will hold its Second Annual Fish Fry fundraiser at the Edgecomb Fire Station, 473 Boothbay Road, Edgecomb on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Blanchard’s Creamery will host a community event on Saturday, August 7 from 1-4 p.m., to celebrate the grand opening of their business earlier this summer. The event will feature live music, family fun, a new flavor contest, and plenty of homemade ice cream!
North Nobleboro Community Association is pleased to announce that North Nobleboro Day festivities will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 14 at the community grounds on Upper East Pond Road.
Canceled last summer along with Olde Bristol Days, the 8th Annual Vintage Car Show is happy to announce that it’s coming back strong this year on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bristol Consolidated School on Bristol Road in Bristol. “It’s great to return to our roots at the school,” said show organizer Jeff Friedman. “Our first vintage show was there in 2013.”
The Bremen Fire Department will be holding their annual chicken barbeque on Saturday, July 24, starting at 5 p.m. The barbeque will be a drive through, and is limited to 200 reservations. The cost is $15.
From 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust naturalist Sarah Gladu will lead a hike along the forested trails of Tracy Shore Preserve in South Bristol.
Due to poor weather forecast, the event originally scheduled for July 8 has been changed to Sunday, July 11, from 1-5 p.m.
Kevin Johnson, photo archivist for the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, will present “Damariscotta Maine: The Postcard View; Selections from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company” on Sunday, July 18 at 3 p.m. at the Inn Along the Way, 741 Main St. in Damariscotta. The slide show and talk will present the story of the postcard company as well as historical views of Damariscotta and its neighboring towns. This should be a very interesting and fun show and additional information from attendees will make it even more so.
The second annual Michelle Winkley Creamer Cancer benefit will be hosted by Delano Seafood and Delano Seafood Shack on Saturday, July 10 with a rain date of Saturday, July 17.