Fourth of July events in Lincoln County:
James Pegolotti will talk about the life and songs of Judy Garland on Monday, July 8 from 3-4 p.m. at The Lincoln Home, 22 River Road, Newcastle.
“Identifying New England’s Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms” is the subject of a daylong course at Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The First Baptist Church of Nobleboro holds its first public supper for the summer season this Saturday, June 29, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and costs $7 per person. A traditional menu of beans, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, rolls, and homemade desserts will be served in the church hall located at the corner of Back Meadow Road and Center Street in Nobleboro.
One might not be able to ride one’s horse from farm to farm, but one can experience an old-fashioned farming community on June 30, when the Somerville Farmers’ Network hosts its fourth annual Open Farm Day. Between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., five local farms, all within 10 miles of each other, are welcoming the public to experience their unique brand of neighborliness.
The Edgecomb Fire Department, located on 473 Boothbay Road in Edgecomb, will have a pancake breakfast on Saturday, June 29 from 7-11 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is by donation only.
This year, the Family Fun Fair at the Congregational Church of Bristol will be held on Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an annual event that the church has held for many years. Proceeds from the event help support the church’s missions to local charities.
Between 1861 and 1865, Maine sent more than 70,000 troops to fight in the Civil War. The many photographs taken on both the home front and the battlefront comprise a major visual record of the conflict.
The Central Lincoln County YMCA is kicking off summer with a new Back to Summer Block Party from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, June 14, open to all in the community. This will be a free family event promoting active families and getting outdoors.
This year’s theme of Waldoboro Day, Saturday, June 15, is “Celebrate the Future of Waldoboro” and it is hoped that there will be some creative float additions of ideas for the future. What exciting things might exist in Waldoboro 10, 20, or 30 years from now?
After nearly two years of work by an enthusiastic subcommittee of the Whitefield Economic Development Committee, the Whitefield Area Map & Guide will soon be distributed throughout the town and the surrounding area.
Imagine a world without dairy: no butter on one’s biscuit, no cheese on pasta, no yogurt in a smoothie, no ice cream in one’s cone. Join the farms in the Midcoast Cheese Trail to celebrate Dairy Month on Sunday, June 9.
This weekend is Maine’s free fishing weekend and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife is encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy a day fishing with family or friends on one of Maine’s many waters.
For those wanting to stock up on summer reading, or perhaps purchase books for friends and family, Broad Bay Congregational Church has the opportunity. On Friday and Saturday, June 7 and June 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the church will hold a book and bake sale, featuring a cafe area in which to chat, browse through potential purchases, or enjoy books just bought.