Members of the public are invited to a cocktail party and presentation at The 1812 Farm in Bristol Mills on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m., about the proposed purchase and restoration of the Pemaquid Mill. It will be hosted by Damariscotta River Association and the newly formed Friends of Pemaquid Mill.
The Bremen Fire Department will be hosting its annual turkey supper on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the fire station, on Route 32 in Bremen. The supper, which includes turkey and all the fixings, will be held from 5-7 p.m. The cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children.
The Wells-Hussey American Legion Post No. 42 Auxiliary, on upper Main Street in Damariscotta, will hold a public breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 7 starting at 7 a.m.
The Clamshell Quilters group will meet at the Faith Baptist Church on Mills Road in Newcastle Monday, Oct. 8. Guests, visitors, and new members are always welcome. There will be an informal sew-and-chat session from 2 p.m. until cleanup at around 5 p.m. Be sure to bring food and drink if planning to stay throughout the afternoon and evening.
Midcoast Conservancy and the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District will host a gravel roads workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Jefferson fire station. This workshop was previously scheduled for Oct. 10.
FAME (Finance Authority of Maine) will hold an educational seminar on paying for higher education in the Lincoln County Communications 9-1-1 conference room on Monday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon. This two-part session will first focus on the benefits of savings and how the financial aid process works. FAME will then share tips to help families navigate the process and maximize eligibility.
The first week of fall brings adventures for all to Boothbay Railway Village. Mid-week, there will be a fascinating travel tale and old-fashioned fall festivities on the weekend.
Members of the public are invited to bring apples and press their own cider at Pownalborough Courthouse, at 23 Courthouse Road in Dresden, on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The stewardship committee of the historic site will provide participants with an electric grinder or a traditional press. A bushel of apples makes two dozen gallons of cider. (One should keep in mind that perfect apples are not necessary to make excellent cider.)
Nobleboro Historical Society’s annual AppleFest will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nobleboro Central School and the Nobleboro Historical Society Historical Center.
A six-week introductory Italian language course for visitors to Italy will take place at Skidompha Library in Damariscotta on Mondays, Oct. 15 through Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. The course is free of charge but seating is limited.
The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce will host its first fall shred event at Lincoln County Publishing Co. in Newcastle on Saturday, Oct. 13. The event is open to all, members and nonmembers alike.
Old photos of South Bristol will be featured at the South Bristol Historical Society meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Historical society historian David Andrews will present photographic views of the town through many decades, including the time when South Bristol was still part of the town of Bristol. Andrews has a large collection of views of the town and is constantly adding to his holdings. It is almost certain that newcomers and longtime residents alike will find something they haven’t seen previously on this photo tour through time and the town.
On Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m., Boothbay Railway Village will present an illustrated talk by adventurer Nick Buck, recounting his experience traveling the Oregon Trail.
The South Bristol Historical Society has announced a change in the featured topic for its Oct. 3 program. In place of the originally scheduled “Boat Builders of South Bristol,” the historical society will present “A Visual Tour of Old South Bristol,” old photographs of the town, some dating back to when South Bristol was still part of the town of Bristol.