Friends of the Southport Historical Society presents “What’s Hot, What’s Not”, a talk by Richard Plunkett on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Hendricks Hill Museum, Southport. The event starts at 1 p.m. with Plunkett’s take on current trends in the collecting world, followed by appraisals of visitors’ antiques from 1:30-3 p.m.
Final details for Lincoln County Historical Association’s annual benefit dinner and auction on the grounds of the historic Pownalborough Court House in Dresden are falling into place, and the volunteer planners of the Sunday, Sept. 18 event took a few minutes from a recent meeting to choose wines.
The Friends of Wiscasset Library invite everyone to close out the summer at their wonderful annual party, Bands for Books, this Labor Day, Sept. 5. Bands for Books is the group’s major yearly fundraiser, and is designed to be a fun event for the entire community.
Each fall Midcoast Conservancy’s property monitors trek into the far flung reaches of Midcoast Maine, some deep into undisturbed forests and while others explore scenic homesteads, all in the name of conservation. Each of the 14,000 acres of land under Midcoast Conservancy’s stewardship need to be monitored each year. This ensures that there have been no timber trespasses, dumping, or other activities that hurt ecological integrity and harm wildlife habitat.
The Boothbay V.E.T.S. will be holding a barbecue and cruise-in fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Charles E. Sherman Post #36, 25 Industrial Park Dr., in Boothbay. The fundraiser is to help build more emergency shelters for veterans.
The South Bristol Historical Society will host a presentation titled “Postcards from Gus” at the Union Church Parish Hall, Middle Road, on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.
Wanderwood, located at 79 Sidelinger Road in Nobleboro, will host a farm-to-table dinner in their event barn on Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
A tradition dating back several generations has come back to life. After two COVID-19 related cancellations, the Coopers Mills Volunteer Fire Department auction returns Saturday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m.
For the first time since 1933, the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway will reopen a one-mile stretch of track between Top of Mountain Station and Trout Brook Station to public trains.
Coastal Rivers will host a free drumming performance by the Burnurwurbskek Singers at Pemaquid Beach Park in Bristol, from 11 a.m. to noon, on Friday, Aug. 5.
After a hiatus, the Bremen Patriotic Club and the town of Bremen are bringing back Chocolate Sunday on Aug. 7.
For the fifth year running, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens will host educator and nature photographer Samuel Jaffe and The Caterpillar Lab, August 3-10. A perennial favorite, this exhibit will highlight the diversity and ingenuity of some of New England’s most unusual caterpillars.
St. Giles Church’s mascot, Giles the toy mouse, has been busily working with parishioners to prepare a fun day for kids at the church’s annual fair on Saturday, July 30. The hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The address is 72 Gardiner Road, Jefferson.
On Thursday, July 28, local heroes from the Bremen Fire Department will pay a special visit to the Bremen Library.