The sixth annual public wreath-making event sponsored by Sheepscott Community Church will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 1.
A predatory songbird that feeds on small birds, mammals, and insects, the northern shrike is known for its unusual habit of impaling its prey on thorns or barbed wire to save for later. Naturalist Sarah Gladu, of Damariscotta River Association, will be leading a walk on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 1-2:30 p.m. in hopes of spotting northern shrike, which often visit the area this time of year after breeding in taiga and tundra farther north.
This is the 12th year for the annual Christmas Town & Craft Show at Jefferson Fire & Rescue, at 58 Waldoboro Road in Jefferson, on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit area families for Christmas.
For those alone on Thanksgiving Day, a free dinner will be available at the Waldoboro American Legion, at 181 Jefferson St., at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22. It is intended for those who find themselves alone on that day. There are those who, for whatever reason, have no relatives, children, or neighbors to visit that day. This dinner is for them!
The Good Supply in Pemaquid will open its restored post-and-beam barn for holiday shopping on Saturday, Nov. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Opening day marks Small Business Saturday, and The Good Supply will partner with Alna-based small business owner Rachel Alexandrou, of Which Way Wreaths, to host a wreath and garland pickup event.
The joyous Christmas season is meant for children — and so Wiscasset Holiday Marketfest will offer wondrous activities to delight youngsters and their families.
Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, won her race for House District 88 against Michael Lemelin, R-Chelsea. Maxmin is the first Democrat to win this seat, with record midterm turnout and a final vote count of 2,266-2,053.
A one-week stay at a two-bedroom rustic cottage on Damariscotta Lake, a dozen lobsters, works by local artists, creation of a will, and various furniture items and gift certificates are among the many items that will be offered at a silent auction on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the VFW Hall on Mill Street in Waldoboro.
The Jefferson Fire & Rescue and Explorer Post 343 turkey supper will be held Saturday, Nov. 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the firehouse at 204 Waldoboro Road, Jefferson.
As the Halloween season’s ghosts and goblins scampered home, preparations for the upcoming holiday season at the historic Opera House at Boothbay Harbor began. Pumpkins and skeletons were stowed away to make room for holiday greenery and the launch of the annual Gingerbread Spectacular.
Due to predicted high winds and heavy rain on Saturday, Oct. 27, Railway Spooktacular at Boothbay Railway Village has been rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 26 from 4-8 p.m. For more information, go to railwayvillage.org/events or contact Caleb Hodgdon at 380-9278. Boothbay Railway Village, located at 586 Wiscasset Road in Boothbay, looks forward to celebrating Halloween with everyone.
The Damariscotta Police Department, the Central Lincoln County YMCA, and Great Salt Bay Community School are once again teaming up for a Halloween Trunk-or-Treat. The event will take place in the GSB back parking lot from 4-6 p.m. on Halloween.
On Tuesday. Nov. 6 at 10 a.m., Damariscotta Police Chief Jason Warlick will give a presentation on identity theft and data breach in the library at Schooner Cove Retirement Community, 35 Schooner St., Damariscotta, on the LincolnHealth – Miles Campus. Warlick’s presentation is free and open to the public. Call 563-5523 for more information.
Adria Horn, the former director of the Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services, will be the guest speaker at Skidompha Library’s Chats with Champions program on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. Horn will speak in advance of Veterans Day in honor of those who have served. Her presentation will include details about her military service, and her position as the director of the Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services. The talk will take place in the library’s Porter Meeting Hall.