Upcoming Events in Midcoast Maine

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Thomaston Trek Run/Walk

Sunday, June 4, 2017
7:30-10:30 am

Thomaston Academy/Thomaston Public Library, 60 Main St., Thomaston.

Sunday, June 4. The event will start and finish at the Thomaston Academy/Thomaston Public Library, located at 60 Main Street in Thomaston. The family-friendly fundraiser is perfect for all ages and all levels of walkers or runners. Check-in /registration: 7:30–8:00am. The race begins at 8:30am and will be held rain/shine. 594-5095

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Banff Mt Film Festival

Friday, February 10 – Saturday, February 11, 2017
7 pm sharp!

Camden Hills HS Strom Auditorium in Rockport

Please join us in celebrating the world’s mountains at the Camden Hills HS Strom Auditorium in Rockport on Fri Feb 10th and Sat Feb 11th at 7pm. Different films will be shown each night! For tickets and information call 236-7120. Tickets are: Adult $12 ($10 in advance at Maine Sport), Student $5. Tickets are good for one show.

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Fairs/Festivals

Galley Talk & Reception

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
4:00-6:00pm

Camden Public Library

Opening reception for and gallery talk by photographer Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, whose exhibit 'The New Mainers' will be at the Library throughout February. The exhibit is a perfect complement to the 2017 Camden Conference, 'Refugees and Global Migration: Humanity’s Crisis.'

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Discussions/Forums,Exhibits,Visual Art

Songwriters Sessions

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
6:00-8:00pm

Camden Public Library

Songwriters meet again this winter on Tuesday evenings in preparation for the June Library Coffeehouse. Come find a fun-loving group supportive of songwriting at all levels!

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Other,Performing Arts

Wet Felting

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
7:00-8:30pm

Camden Public Library

Susie Cooke of Su*Z*q Felts will demonstrate how to make an embellished felt bag using soft merino wool--last of the Library's Jumpstart January Events. $10 materials fee. Registration is required, and space is limited. Please call 207-236-3440 or email Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org

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The Architect in the Garden

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
10:00-11:00am

Camden Public Library

Landscape architect Joshua Thompkins of Yarmouth will discuss how to start landscaping your garden, and what a landscape architect can help you accomplish. First event in The Camden Garden Club's Winter Horticultural Series.

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Gardening

PhotoTour:Waterfalls & Foliage

Monday, October 9 – Saturday, October 14, 2017

Western Maine; Bethel to Rangeley

Join us for a multi-day adventure in western Maine to photograph breathtaking autumn colors, magnificent and graceful waterfalls, and distinguished covered bridges in an area that Yankee Magazine ranks among the top destinations for fall foliage. All skill levels and all camera types are welcome. CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224.

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Photo Tour:Lighthouses & Lobs

Monday, September 11, 2017
TBD

Camden/Rockland, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education brings you to Mid-Coast lighthouses to explore maritime history, lobster industry, marine wildlife, and quaint harbor scenery by land and sea. Photo lessons on camera controls, exposure, and menu selection, includes exercises on composition, light, and point of view. All camera types, all levels welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour:Lighthouses & Lobs

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
TBD

Camden/Rockland, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education brings you to Mid-Coast lighthouses to explore maritime history, lobster industry, marine wildlife, and quaint harbor scenery by land and sea. Photo lessons on camera controls, exposure, and menu selection, includes exercises on composition, light, and point of view. All camera types, all levels welcome.

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Photo Tour:Lighthouses & Lobs

Sunday, July 16, 2017
TBD

Camden/Rockland, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education brings you to Mid-Coast lighthouses to explore maritime history, lobster industry, marine wildlife, and quaint harbor scenery by land and sea. Photo lessons on camera controls, exposure, and menu selection, includes exercises on composition, light, and point of view. All camera types, all levels welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Visual Art

Photo Tour:Lighthouses & Lobs

Monday, July 3, 2017
TBD

Camden/Rockland, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education brings you to Mid-Coast lighthouses to explore maritime history, lobster industry, marine wildlife, and quaint harbor scenery by land and sea. Photo lessons on camera controls, exposure, and menu selection, includes exercises on composition, light, and point of view. All camera types, all levels welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour: Lighthouses & Lob

Thursday, June 22, 2017
TBD

Camden/Rockland, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education brings you to Mid-Coast lighthouses to explore maritime history, lobster industry, marine wildlife, and quaint harbor scenery by land and sea. Photo lessons on camera controls, exposure, and menu selection, includes exercises on composition, light, and point of view. All camera types, all levels welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour:Lighthouses & Lobs

Monday, May 29, 2017
TBD

Camden/Rockland, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education brings you to Mid-Coast lighthouses to explore maritime history, lobster industry, marine wildlife, and quaint harbor scenery by land and sea. Photo lessons on camera controls, exposure, and menu selection, includes exercises on composition, light, and point of view. All camera types, all levels welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset

Thursday, October 5, 2017
1:00-9:00-ish

Rockland/Pemaquid, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education blend as you explore a stunning setting on the Maine coast. Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse, and improve your photography skills along the way. With ‘Lesson’s on Location’ you will gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level, any camera welcome.

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Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset

Thursday, September 7, 2017
1:00-9:00-ish

Rockland/Pemaquid, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education blend as you explore a stunning setting on the Maine coast. Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse, and improve your photography skills along the way. With ‘Lesson’s on Location’ you will gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level, any camera welcome.

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Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset

Sunday, August 27, 2017
1:00-9:00-ish

Rockland/Pemaquid, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education blend as you explore a stunning setting on the Maine coast. Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse, and improve your photography skills along the way. With ‘Lesson’s on Location’ you will gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level, any camera welcome.

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Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset

Friday, August 18, 2017
1:00-9:00-ish

Rockland/Pemaquid, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education blend as you explore a stunning setting on the Maine coast. Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse, and improve your photography skills along the way. With ‘Lesson’s on Location’ you will gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level, any camera welcome.

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Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset

Sunday, July 9, 2017
1:00-9:00-ish

Rockland/Pemaquid, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education blend as you explore a stunning setting on the Maine coast. Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse, and improve your photography skills along the way. With ‘Lesson’s on Location’ you will gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level, any camera welcome.

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Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset

Thursday, June 15, 2017
1:00-9:00-ish

Rockland/Pemaquid, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education blend as you explore a stunning setting on the Maine coast. Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse, and improve your photography skills along the way. With ‘Lesson’s on Location’ you will gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level, any camera welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours

Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset

Friday, May 26, 2017
1:00-9:00-ish

Rockland/Pemaquid, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education blend as you explore a stunning setting on the Maine coast. Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse, and improve your photography skills along the way. With ‘Lesson’s on Location’ you will gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level, any camera welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour:Vinalhaven Island

Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:00am-6:00pm

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour:Vinalhaven Island

Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:00am-6:00pm

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour:Vinalhaven Island

Monday, August 28, 2017
10:00am-6:00pm

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour:Vinalhaven Island

Monday, August 14, 2017
10:00am-6:00pm

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour:Vinalhaven Island

Monday, July 24, 2017
10:00am-6:00pm

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Photo Tour:Vinalhaven Island

Friday, June 23, 2017
10:00am-6:00pm

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Photo Tour:Vinalhaven Island

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
10am-6pm

Rockland/Vinalhaven

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Photo Tour:Vinalhaven Island

Friday, May 19, 2017
10am-6pm

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Art & Antique Auction

Saturday, February 11 – Sunday, February 12, 2017
11:00 am each day

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861

Our winter feature auction on February 11 & 12 at 11:00 am will include fine art, folk art, early lighting, estate silver & jewelry, furniture, Asian items, early toys, and other decorative items. View lots at www.thomastonauction.com. Call 1-207-354-8141 to for info or to reserve a seat. Previews: 2/6-10, 9-5 pm each day; 9-11 am o…

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Auctions/Sales

Matt Andersen

Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:30pm

Strand Theatre, Rockland me

Powerhouse blues performer, solo on the Strand stage!

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Concerts,Performing Arts

Cooking for Kids: Italy

Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:00-12:00

Penobscot Language School, 28 Gay Street, Rockland

Around the World Cooking for Kids is a three-part, hands-on series for ages 7-13 that introduces language through culinary activity.

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Children

Cooking for Kids: Portugal

Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:00-12:00

Penobscot Language School, 28 Gay Street, Rockland

Around the World Cooking for Kids is a three-part series of cooking classes for ages 7-13. Join us for one, two or all three!

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Children

Cooking for Kids: France

Saturday, February 11, 2017
9:00-12:00

Penobscot Language School, 28 Gay Street, Rockland

Around the World Cooking for Kids is a three-part series held Saturday mornings, 9-12 noon for young people ages 7-13.

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Children

Open House

Thursday, January 19, 2017
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Starfish Center building
641 St. George Road
South Thomaston, ME 04858

Join us in welcoming our newest team member, Lisa Ladd. Light refreshments and drinks will be served. Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank. We look forward to celebrating with our clients, friends and colleagues.

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Ice-Carving Demonstration

Sunday, January 29, 2017
1:00-3:00pm

Camden Public Library Amphitheatre

Demonstration by master carver Tim Pierce in the Amphitheatre to kick off Winterfest 2017 and to prepare the ice-carving teams for the Community Ice-Carving Festival the following weekend. FMI: http://www.librarycamden.org/uncategorized/35480/callforicecarving/

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Simply Books!

Saturday, January 28, 2017
2:00-3:00pm

Camden Public Library

The library’s book group for adults book lovers. We simply bring along whatever book we’re currently reading (usually the ones we’re loving and want to talk about!), and share it with the group. If you’d like to learn more, please email Marie Stickney at mstickney@librarycamden.org.

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Art Lab

Thursday, January 26, 2017
7:00-8:30pm

Camden Public Library

Come experiment with a variety of art media and learn from local artists Maureen Egan, Linden O’Ryan, and Cayla Miller. $10 materials fee. Registration is required: 207-236-3440 or cmiller@librarycamden.org. One of the library's Jumpstart January events.

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Making 3D Snowflakes

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
7:00-8:30pm

Camden Public Library

Miss Amy will show you how to create easy, beautiful paper snowflakes, perfect for decorating your home! This is a Jumpstart January event. Registration is required: 207-236-3440 or email Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org

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Crafts

Audubon Presentation

Thursday, January 19, 2017
7:00-8:30pm

Camden Public Library

Mid-Coast Audubon President Susan Schubel (a.k.a. Seabird Sue) will present 'Wintering Puffins.'

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Montessori Open House

Saturday, February 4, 2017
10 a.m.-noon

58 Elm St.
Camden, Maine

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Children

Leer y charlar

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
1:00-2:00pm

Camden Public Library

Read and chat--entirely in Spanish! Spanish-language reading and conversation group. All who are proficient in Spanish are welcome. FMI contact Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com.

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Building Confidence

Thursday, January 26, 2017
12noon-2:00pm

Camden Public Library

Three-part series presented by New Ventures Maine on developing confidence to apply for a job, start a business, and more. Free and open to all. To register and FMI: Melinda Wildes melinda.wildes@maine.edu or 207-593-7942.

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Building Confidence

Thursday, January 19, 2017
12noon-2:00pm

Camden Public Library

Three-part series presented by New Ventures Maine on developing confidence to apply for a job, start a business, and more. Free and open to all. To register and FMI: Melinda Wildes melinda.wildes@maine.edu or 207-593-7942.

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Friday Night Burger Night

Friday, January 6 – Friday, February 24, 2017
5:00-9:00pm

Craignair Inn
5 Third Street
Spruce Head, ME 04859

Friday Nights in January and February are Burger Nights at Craignair Inn. $1 of every burger sold benefits the Knox County Adopt a Backpack Program. Reservations appreciated at 207-594-7644. 5-9pm

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Wordpress Websites

Friday, January 27, 2017
1:00-3:00pm

The Art Loft 385 Main Street, Suite 9, Rockland, 207-200-9795

Workshop - Create your own blog or website with a Wordpress.org site. $60

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Visual Art

Art Loft Paint Night

Friday, January 27, 2017
6:00-8:00pm

The Art Loft 385 Main Street, Suite 9, Rockland, 207-200-9795

Chickadees and Berries Paint Night with Sean Boyd. Bring your own beverage, snacks will be served. $35

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Visual Art

Cyber Sunday

Sunday, January 29, 2017
2:00-3:00pm

Camden Public Library

Free tech session. This week: Shutterfly Photo Editor. Please call to reserve a seat: 207-236-3440.

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Tabletop Gaming

Friday, January 27, 2017
3:00-5:00pm

Camden Public Library

For ages 10 to 100. Bring your favorite game to share with the group!

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Tabletop Gaming

Friday, January 20, 2017
3:00-5:00pm

Camden Public Library

For ages 10 to 100. Bring your favorite game to share with the group!

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The Ballroom Thieves

Saturday, January 28, 2017
7:30PM - 10:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Date Night Film ~ Serendipity

Friday, May 19, 2017
7:30PM - 9:30PM

Camden Opera House

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Date Night Film ~ Moonstruck

Friday, April 7, 2017
7:30PM - 9:30PM

Camden Opera House

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The Black Stallion

Sunday, March 26, 2017
3:00 - 5:00pm

Camden Opera House

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$15 Fares in January!

Sunday, January 1 – Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Celebrating 15 years with $15 fares in January!

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Knitting for Victory in WWI

Thursday, February 9, 2017
2:00 pm

Rockport Public Library, Marine Room

Join Holly Korda in exploring the amazing efforts of the Knitting Brigades of WWI, and learn how knitting helped unify the nation and win the war.

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Discussions/Forums,Historical

Women's Vitality Retreat

Sunday, June 25 – Thursday, June 29, 2017
3:30 PM

Hawthorne Inn Camden, Maine

Movement, Nature, Eating Well, and Revolutionary Self-care!
This retreat is designed for all women. Escape alone, or invite your mother/daughter/sister/friend for a special getaway to prioritize our own well-being, from which everyone in our lives benefits.

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Fern Walk at Merryspring

Friday, June 23, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Merryspring Nature Center
30 Conway Road, Camden

Hildy Ellis of Knox-Lincoln Soil Water Conservation District leads this walk identifying Maine's native ferns. Test your nature knowledge with this challenging program. Cost TBA.

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Signs of Spring Walk

Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 pm

Merryspring Nature Center
30 Conway Road, Camden

This family nature walk is co-presented by the Coastal Mountains Nature Program and Merryspring Nature Center. Join us to discover signs of spring in Maine, including ephemeral wildflowers and a thriving vernal pool.

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Art History & Archaeology Tour

Monday, May 15 – Sunday, May 28, 2017

Tour begins and ends in Athens Greece and visits the islands of Crete and Santorini

Travel to Greece with Art Historian Roger Dell on a unique journey exploring the Art and Culture of the Minoans, Europe’s first civilization. Many believe this seafar-ing, matriarchal culture, which thrived on Crete and Santorini over 3500 years ago, to be the source of Plato’s Lost Atlantis myth. Tour is limited to 12 participants.

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Winter Walk at Merryspring

Saturday, January 21, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Merryspring Nature Center
30 Conway Road, Camden

Families are invited to this free program exploring winter ecology at Merryspring. This program takes place outdoors. Snowshoes are recommended but not required.

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Tuesday Talks at Merryspring

Tuesday, January 24 – Tuesday, October 17, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 pm, weekly on Tuesdays

Merryspring Nature Center
30 Conway Road, Camden

Beginning January 24, Merryspring Nature holds a different speaker every Tuesday at noon. These talks on environmental affairs feature artists, scientists, gardeners, writers, and entrepreneurs with a different topic each week. Cost is $5 for the general public. Merryspring members admitted for free.

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College Admission Tips

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
6:30pm

Rockport Public Library

High school students and their parents are invited to an informative, interactive, and entertaining presentation to help families understand the role essays, interviews, extracurricular activities, sports, and other factors play in the admissions decisions colleges make.

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The Allagash River

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6:30pm

Rockport Opera House

Through a slideshow of scenic, historic, and wildlife pictures, Tim Caverly will guide you down a 92 mile canoe trip of the Allagash river. He will share legends about logging history, colorful characters, how animals adapt to survive in their environment, and how the Allagash became a national 'wild' river.

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Discussions/Forums

Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Sunday, October 8 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30-12:30

Camden Public Landing

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Tours

Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Sunday, October 1 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30-12:30

Camden Public Landing

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Tours

Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Sunday, September 24 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30-12:30

Camden Public Landing

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Tours

Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Sunday, September 17 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30-12:30

Camden Public Landing

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Tours

Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Sunday, June 11 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30-12:30

Camden Public Landing

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Tours

Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Sunday, June 4 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30-12:30

Camden Public Landing

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Tours

Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Sunday, May 28 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30-12:30

Camden Public Landing

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Tours

Sunday Lighthouse Cruise

Sunday, May 21 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:30-12:30

Camden Public Landing

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Tours

Passy Rail Trail Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, June 3, 2017
9:00am

Rail Trail, Water Street, Belfast ME.
Register at coastal mountains.org (after March 2017)

Join us for the inaugural race on the rail trail! Open to all ages and abilities - we welcome dogs, wheelchairs and families with strollers as well as competitive racers and walkers. This will be an out and back race starting at the Armistice Bridge in downtown Belfast.

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Children,Other

Fire & Ice at Point Lookout

Friday, February 10, 2017
5pm-9pm

Point Lookout
67 Atlantic Hwy, Northport, Maine

February 10th-Fire & Ice at Point Lookout! Bonfire, Food & Fun. Outdoor event, cash bar, 5pm-9pm. visitpointlookout.com

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Thanksgiving at Point Lookout

Thursday, November 23, 2017
11:30am-3:30pm

The Summit at Point Lookout
67 Atlantic Hwy, Northport, Maine

Thanksgiving up at The Summit. Seating times 11:30am-3:30pm. Call for reservations 207-789-2000, visitpointlookout.com

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Mother's Day at Point Lookout

Sunday, May 14, 2017
10:30am-2:30pm

The Summit at Point Lookout
67 Atlantic Hwy, Northport, Maine

Mother's Day Brunch at The Summit. Seating times 10:30am-2:30pm, call 207-789-2000.

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Easter at Point Lookout

Sunday, April 16, 2017
10:30am-2:30pm

The Summit at Point Lookout
67 Atlantic Hwy, Northport, Maine

Easter Brunch up at The Summit. Enjoy a delicious menu and beautiful panoramic views! 10:30am-2:30pm, Call 207-789-2000

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Rockland Farmers' Market

Thursday, May 18 – Thursday, October 26, 2017
Thursdays 8:30am - 1pm

Harbor Park

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Children,Gardening,Other,Seasonal

30th Annual Camden Conference

Friday, February 17 – Sunday, February 19, 2017

Live from the Camden Opera House with live-streaming to the Strand Theatre, Rockland, Hutchinson Center, Belfast, and USM's Lee Auditorium, Portland.

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CIFF

Thursday, September 14 – Sunday, September 17, 2017

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Pies on Parade Pie Tour

Sunday, January 28, 2018
1:00 - 4:00pm

Venues throughout downtown Rockland

Celebrate National Pie Day in Rockland by tasting more than 50 varieties of sweet and savory pies donated by businesses throughout Rockland. Try everything from fruit, chocolate and sweet pies to egg, whoopie and pizza pies. Call to reserve tickets: 207-596-6611. Info: www.HistoricInnsofRockland.com.

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Maine Boats, Homes & Hbrs Show

Friday, August 11 – Sunday, August 13, 2017
gates open at 10 am daily

Harbor Park and Buoy Park, Rockland

Celebrating the best of Maine on the Rockland waterfront at the only in-water boat show in the state. Over 100 boats in the water and on land, plus home exhibits, fine furniture, jewelers, art, food, and music. Produced by Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine. 800-565-4951; maineboats.com; showinfo@maineboats.com

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Fall Art & Antique Auction

Saturday, November 18 – Sunday, November 19, 2017
11:00 am

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861

Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on November 18 & 19 for our amazing Fall auction of 1,000+ lots of fine art and antiques. Auction items can be viewed at www.thomastonauction.com.

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Auctions/Sales

French Classes - All Levels

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Various

Penobscot Language School, 28 Gay Street, Rockland, Maine 04841

French for all levels will be offered in both Damariscotta and Rockland staring the week of January 23rd. Visit penobscot.us for further information.

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Summer Art & Antique Auction

Saturday, August 26 – Sunday, August 27, 2017
11:00 am

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861

Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on August 26 & 27 for our amazing Summer auction of 1,000+ lots of fine art and antiques. Auction items can be viewed at www.thomastonauction.com.

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Auctions/Sales

Spring Art & Antique Auction

Saturday, May 20 – Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00 am

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861

Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on May 20 & 21 for our exciting Spring auction of 1,000+ lots of fine art and antiques. Auction items can be viewed at www.thomastonauction.com.

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Auctions/Sales

Winter Art & Antiques Auction

Saturday, February 11 – Sunday, February 12, 2017
11:00 am

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861

Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on February 11 & 12 for our wonderful Winter auction of 1,000+ lots of fine art and antiques. Auction items can be viewed at www.thomastonauction.com.

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Auctions/Sales

Opening Night Concert

Thursday, July 13, 2017
7:30 pm

Rockport Opera House, Rockport Maine

Our summer program of music is an opportunity to delight in the enchanting place where we are all fortunate enough to live or visit. Our Summer Concert Series includes remarkable performers and enchanting programs on Thursday evenings at the historic Rockport Opera House and Friday evenings in intimate Union Hall.

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Chamber Specific Events,Performing Arts

Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
6-8pm

Camden Amphitheatre
55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843

Camden Shakespeare Festival presents the epic love story in a full professional production outdoors in the beautiful Camden Amphitheatre.

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Performing Arts

The International String Trio

Friday, June 16, 2017
6:00 pm

Union Hall, Rockport Maine

Over the last 17 years the group has performed at more than 1000 venues, and gained national recognition for its distinct sound and stylistic diversity. The trio’s repertoire includes Gypsy jazz, Appalachian folk, acoustic world music (Irish, Klezmer, Russian, Italian, French, Bluegrass), virtuosic classical arrangements and popular songs.

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Performing Arts

The Ale House String Band

Friday, May 19, 2017
6:00 pm

Union Hall, Rockport Maine

The formation of this popular folk band was a happy accident caused by the artistic whirlpool that is Waldoboro, ME. Co-founded by Bay Chamber Music School faculty member, April Reed-Cox, the group features Oren Robinson, a classically trained vocalist, and Brian Dunn, a wandering soul who picked up music along the way. The three have an uncanny

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Performing Arts

Palaver Strings with Friends

Saturday, April 22, 2017
6:00 pm

Union Hall, Rockport Maine

Much-loved, Boston-based ensemble Palaver Strings joins with longtime friends The Gawler Sisters, on a double bill. From New England’s rolling hills and lush forests, to its craggy shores and rock-filled fields, the highly accomplished group of musicians come together in a cross genre celebration inspired by this diverse landscape.

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Chamber Specific Events,Performing Arts

Peter and Will Anderson

Saturday, February 25, 2017
6:00 pm

Union Hall, Rockport Maine

"Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone" (New York Times), identical twins Peter and Will were drawn to jazz at a very young age and attended The Juilliard School. They’ve performed with jazz greats James Moody, Hank Jones, Clark Terry, Frank Wess and Benny Golson.

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Performing Arts

Polar Plunge for Conservation

Saturday, February 4, 2017
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Camden Harbor Park

Join us for the second annual Coastal Mountains Land Trust Polar Plunge, as part of Camden's Winterfest celebration! Stay tuned for more details....

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Children,Other,Seasonal

North Atlantic Blues Festival

Saturday, July 15 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
11:00 - 6:00

Rockland's Public Landing 275 Main St

The 24th annual blues music festival attracts world-famous blues musicians for a two-day outdoor event, July 15 &16, 2017. Held at the Public Landing overlooking picturesque Rockland Harbor. Main Street is closed from traffic for the popular club crawl Saturday evening.

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Concerts

Sip, Eat, Sip

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00-3:00pm

Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road
Lincolnville, ME

Join Cellardoor and friends for afternoon of indulgence, tasty treats and perfectly paired bites!

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Other,Seasonal

Under the Maine Sun

Friday, August 25, 2017
5:30 - 10:00pm

Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road
Lincolnville, ME

An elegant evening in the vineyard celebrating the best that Maine has to offer. This is one party not to be missed!

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Concerts,Other,Seasonal

Live in The Vines

Saturday, July 29, 2017
4:00 - 8:00pm

Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road
Lincolnville, ME

Join Cellardoor an afternoon in the Vineyard to enjoy live music, local foods, brews and of course, Cellardoor wine.

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Concerts,Seasonal

Grape Affair

Thursday, July 27, 2017
5:30 - 9:30pm

Cellardoor Winery
367 Youngtown Road
Lincolnville, ME

Spend an idyllic summer evening of dining and dancing to live music as the sun sets over the vineyard at Cellardoor Winery in Lincolnville.

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Concerts,Other,Seasonal

Annual Tree Auction

Saturday, November 25, 2017
1:00 to 4:00 pm

Rockland Public Library, 80 Union Street, Rockland ME

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Auctions/Sales,Seasonal

Tag and Bag Sale

Saturday, August 19, 2017
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Rockland Public Library

Friends may shop beginning at 8:00. Renew or join at the door

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Auctions/Sales,Literary

Annual Garden tour

Saturday, June 24, 2017
10 am to 2 pm

Map will be provided in the advertising literature in the weeks before the tour

Six or seven private gardens will be on view and the owners are expected to be on hand to answer questions.

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Gardening

Haunted Montpelier!

Friday, October 27 – Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Montpelier, 30 High Street, Thomaston, ME 04861

For the first time ever Montpelier rolls out the scary for Halloween. THE perfect place for a haunted house anywhere in the county - be sure to catch it over Halloween Weekend - Friday through Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm each night. Fabulously scary decor on 3 stories of the haunted mansion, featuring Henry Knox returned from the dead!

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Children,Exhibits,Historical

March bag and bake sale

Saturday, March 18, 2017
8:30 am - 2:00 pm; bake sale 9-2

Rockland Public Library, 80 Union Street, Rockland ME

Thousands of gently used books in all categories and tasty baked goods. Members of the Friends may shop starting at 8:00 am.--renew or join at the door.

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Auctions/Sales,Literary

Taste of Thomaston

Monday, August 21, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 pm.

Montpelier, 30 High Street, Thomaston, ME 04861

Attention foodies! Fabulous tasting festival featuring 30+ bites and sips from some of mid-coast Maine's best chefs, vintners & brewers, bakers, cheese-makers, growers, and artisans, now scheduled for cocktail hour on a Monday in August by popular demand. $65/$45 in advance at www.knoxmuseum.org, $75/$55 at the door.

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Fairs/Festivals,Historical

Cut the Cake!

Saturday, July 22, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Montpelier, 30 High Street, Thomaston, ME 04861

Come celebrate General Henry Knox's 267th birthday on the grounds of Montpelier at Knox Museum. Immediately follows the annual graveside ceremony at 10:30 am at Village Cemetery in Thomaston where Knox is buried. Cake and ice cream for all. Rain or shine. Free admission.

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Children,Historical

Special Weapons Exhibition

Saturday, July 1 – Monday, July 3, 2017
12:00 to 4:00 pm daily

Montpelier, 30 High Street, Thomaston, ME 04861

In partnership with the Maine Military Historical Society Museum, Knox Museum will exhibit for 3 days only a very special weapons display from the American Revolutionary War through today's conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Watch knoxmuseum.org for details.

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Exhibits,Historical

Photo Walk: Rockport Village

Sunday, October 8, 2017
10:00 - 1:00-ish

Rockport, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Explore this quaint village during autumn and expand your photography skills. “Lessons on Location” offer tips and techniques to guide you in creating interesting and unique images along the way. Expect rocky coastline scenery, beautiful historic homes, landmarks, stone-walls, gardens, and some surprises. Any camera, any skill level welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Montpelier Exhibition Opening

Thursday, June 8, 2017
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Montpelier, 30 High Street, Thomaston, ME 04861

Knox Museum's special 2017 exhibition on Maine women in the military, from the Revolutionary War to Afghanistan and Iraq. All are welcome to come see this historic exhibition, and enjoy refreshments. Stay tuned to www.knoxmuseum.org for developing details. Due to the historic nature of Montpelier this exhibition is only accessible by stairs. Free.

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Exhibits,Historical

Boots on the Ground

Saturday, May 27, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Montpelier, 30 High Street, Thomaston, ME 04861

Knox Museum's annual tribute to ALL veterans highlights women veterans in 2017. Patriotic music and ceremonies, and free lunch for all. Check www.knoxmuseum.org for announcement of keynote speaker, & additional developing details. Rain or shine. All are welcome. Dress for early spring weather!

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Children,Concerts,Exhibits,Historical,Tours

Conservation Farm Tour

Saturday, September 9, 2017
8:00am - 4:00pm

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District
893 West St, Rt 90
Rockport, ME 04856

Join Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District for a fun-filled day.
-- Travel on a luxury, climate-controlled passenger coach from Northeast Charter & Tour Co, winner of the 2014 Green Highway award
-- Enjoy homemade goodies, a delicious picnic lunch & afternoon snack
-- Learn about local farms, ecology, &…

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Seasonal,Tours

Photo Tour: Hours of Flowers

Saturday, July 22, 2017
9:00-4:00

Camden/Rockland area, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Hours of Flowers Photo Tour is travel adventure and photography education that will lead you to some of the areas best garden spots. Whether you are composing a singular flower, a whole flowerbed, or the entire garden, you will learn how to best utilize your camera equipment and expand your personal vision to create extraordinary images.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Conservation Education Fair

Thursday, September 28, 2017
9:30am - 1:30pm

Union Fairgrounds
Fairgrounds Lane
Union ME 04862

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District brings together local & regional presenters and Knox-Lincoln county students in grades 5-8 for a day of exploring conservation topics, environmental issues, live animals and farming, music, & fun. Pre-registration required for schools or classrooms. Contact 596-2040 or rebecca@knox…

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Children,Fairs/Festivals,Other

Little Sprouts Ecology Camp

Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21, 2017
9 - 11:30 am

Merryspring Nature Center
30 Conway Rd
Camden, ME 04843

Knox-Lincoln SWCD & Merryspring offer Little Sprouts, a 2.5 hr/day, week-long program for ages 4-6. Campers explore natural resources, ecology, & wildlife through games, hands-on learning activities, nature hikes & observation, & gardening. FMI: Rebecca Jacobs, 596-2040, rebecca@knox-lincoln.org or Brett Willard, 236-2239, e…

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Children,Crafts,Gardening,Seasonal

Eco-Explorers Ecology Camp

Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30, 2017
8:45am - noon

Merryspring Nature Center
30 Conway Rd
Camden, ME 048743

Knox-Lincoln SWCD & Merryspring offer Eco-Explorers, a 1/2 day, week-long program for ages 7-9. Campers explore natural resources, ecology, & wildlife through games, hands-on learning activities, nature hikes & observation, & gardening.
FMI: Rebecca Jacobs, 596-2040, rebecca@knox-lincoln.org or Brett Willard, 236-2239, …

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Children,Gardening,Seasonal

Cinderella

Sunday, June 18, 2017
3:00PM - 5:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Ashwood Waldorf School

Friday, June 9, 2017
10:00AM -11:00AM

Camden Opera House

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Downeast Singers

Monday, May 29, 2017
5:00Pm - 7:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Rockport Dance Conservatory

Friday, May 26 – Saturday, May 27, 2017

Camden Opera House

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Backyard Conservation Sale

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water
893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District offers compost bins, rain barrels, & accessories at wholesale prices. Items must be pre-ordered by early May for pick-up in early June. Check www.knox-lincoln.org/backyard-sale for 2017 prices, order dates, order forms & online ordering. FMI contact the district at 596-2040 or hild…

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Auctions/Sales,Gardening,Seasonal

Hal McIntyre

Sunday, May 14, 2017
2:00PM - 4:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Trout Stocking Sale

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Noon - 1pm

Union Fairgrounds
Fairgrounds Lane
Union Me 04862

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District offers brook and rainbow trout for stocking private ponds, as well as tKnox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District offers brook and rainbow trout for stocking private ponds, as well as trout food and Clear Pond, a non-toxic, biological algae control product. Pre-order only.
FMI…

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Auctions/Sales,Seasonal

Knox-Lincoln Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 6 – Sunday, May 7, 2017
9am - 2pm

Union Fairgrounds
Fairgrounds Lane
Union ME 04862

Knox-Lincoln SWCD offers bareroot fruit trees, berries, & NATIVE trees, shrubs & potted perennials for pre-order and Cash-&-Carry. Great plants, great prices! Catalog and online ordering at www.knox-lincoln.org/spring-plant-sale. Pre-order by April 28 for best selection; Pre-order Pick-up and Cash & Carry Sale on May 6 &…

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Auctions/Sales,Gardening,Seasonal

Septic Installers Workshop

Thursday, March 2, 2017
8:00am - 4:30pm

Union Town Office
567 Common Rd
Union, ME 04862

Knox-Lincoln SWCD will host a septic system installation workshop for contractors & site evaluators. Eight training hours will be awarded and will apply towards re-certification for L.P.I.’s & the DEP contractor & site evaluator certification programs. Those completing the course receive certification as a Subsurface Wastewater …

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Sunday, January 29, 2017
3:00PM - 5:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Doo Wop Project

Sunday, April 2, 2017
2:00PM - 4:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Luv the Plug

Friday, March 24, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Body Traffic Dance Co

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Lunasa with Karan Casey

Sunday, March 5, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Winterfest ~ CJ Chenier

Thursday, February 9, 2017
7:30PM - 10:00PM

Camden Opera House

Winterfest welcomes back CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band!

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Frogtown Mountain Pupeteers

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
6:00PM - 8:00PM

Camden Opera House

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Beauty and the Beast

Sunday, February 26, 2017
3:00 - 5:00pm

Camden Opera House

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Annual plant, book, and bake sale

Saturday, June 10, 2017
8:30 am - 2:00 pm; bake sale 9-2

Rockland Public Library, 80 Union Street, Rockland ME

Friends may shop at the book and plant sales beginning at 8:00; bake sale begins at 9:00

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Auctions/Sales,Gardening,Literary

Photo Tour: Vinalhaven Island Excursion

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
10:00 - 6:00

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour: Lighthouse Sunset Journey

Monday, August 7, 2017
1:00-9:00-ish

Rockland/Pemaquid, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education blend as you explore a stunning setting on the Maine coast. Drive down a picturesque peninsula to the historic lighthouse, and improve your photography skills along the way. With ‘Lesson’s on Location’ you will gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level, any camera welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour: Lighthouses & Lobsters

Saturday, May 20, 2017
TBD

Camden/Rockland, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Travel adventure and photo education brings you to Mid-Coast lighthouses to explore maritime history, lobster industry, marine wildlife, and quaint harbor scenery by land and sea. Photo lessons on camera controls, exposure, and menu selection, includes exercises on composition, light, and point of view. All camera types, all levels welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Walk: Mid-Coast Villages & Cities

Saturday, June 3, 2017
TBD

TBD, 6/18, 6/24, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Explore the history and landscape of quaint villages, historic cities, or fishing harbors. You’ll adventure to hard-to-find locations and hidden spots with camera handling tips, framing, and demos on seeing.. Expect rocky coastline, historic buildings, landmarks, stone-walls, gardens, boats, and more. Any camera, any skill level welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Gardening,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Photo Tour: Vinalhaven Island Excursion

Friday, June 16, 2017
10:00 - 6:00

Rockland/Vinalhaven, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Join us for an adventure of exploring Maine's coast while improving your photography skills. You will see; bay scenery, marine wildlife, island culture, a quaint village, unique shops and galleries. With “Lesson’s on Location” gain better control of camera operations and expand your vision. Any skill level and any digital camera are welcome.

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Children,Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Megunticook Rowing Regatta

Sunday, September 10, 2017
7:45am - 10:30am

Barrett's Cove Public Beach, at Megunticook Lake, Beaucaire Ave, Camden, ME 04843

Megunticook Rowing hosts their annual regatta on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Single and double scullers, with all levels of experience, are invited to compete in either the 10-mile Mini-Marathon or the 3-mile course. Registration closes on Tuesday September 5, 2017. For more information visit www.megunticookrowing.org or call 207-233-9145

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Che Malambo

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:00 PM

Strom Auditorium, Rockport

Che Malambo

The powerhouse Argentinian dance company, Che Malambo, will bring their fast-paced footwork, explosive drumming, and whirling lasso boleadoras to Rockport, Maine. This thrilling display of dance and music celebrates the unique traditions of the South American cowboy. \

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Concerts,Performing Arts

Music@Noon – Virtuoso Soloists

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
12:00 pm

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland

Virtuoso Soloists
Wednesday February 15, Noon

Aleksandra Labinska, violin; Micah Brightwell, violin; Yoni Battat, viola; Gracie Keith, cello; Inês Andrade, piano; Edoardo Carpenedo, piano
Founded in 2014, Virtuoso Soloists unites some of the finest young musicians in New York, Boston and Chicago.

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Chamber Specific Events,Concerts,Exhibits,Performing Arts

Fundraiser/Scholarship Auction

Saturday, May 6, 2017
5:00-8:00 p.m.

16 Bayview

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Auctions/Sales

Fall Foliage Photo Wrksp

Wednesday, October 11 – Friday, October 13, 2017
8:00am - 6pm

Rockland, Camden, Rockport, Appleton, Union, Liberty and more.

Cool nights and warm days start to bring out the first signs of color to the trees in the Midcoast. It’s the perfect time for a little photography get-away. Seems no matter where you turn there’s a beautiful photo just waiting to be taken and during this workshop you will learn to improve your photography skills.

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Tours,Visual Art

Photography Workshop

Thursday, July 13 – Friday, July 14, 2017
8:00am - 6pm

In and around the Rockland, Camden, and Rockport areas.

One of the most important considerations in taking a good photograph is focus. Many times photographers don’t put enough emphasis, not only on nailing the focus, but in many cases, deciding what exactly the focus should be on. This photo workshop will Focus on Focus.

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Tours,Visual Art

Creativity Bootcamp

Wednesday, September 20 – Friday, September 22, 2017
8:00am - 6pm

In and around the Rockland, Camden, and Rockport areas.

Creativity is at the heart of every great photograph. Good photographers have a special talent for creating images that express their own unique vision. Do you have a unique photographic vision or voice? Are you still looking for it?

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Tours,Visual Art

Photography Workshop

Wednesday, August 23 – Friday, August 25, 2017
8:00am - 6pm

In and around the Rockland, Camden, and Rockport areas

You just got hired by a travel magazine as a freelance travel photographer and now it’s time for your first assignment: the Midcoast of Maine! Are you ready for the challenge?

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Tours,Visual Art

Art is Everywhere Photo Wrkshp

Wednesday, June 7 – Friday, June 9, 2017
8:00am - 6pm

In and around Rockland, Camden, Rockport areas

This 3-day photography workshop will include classroom lectures, shooting assignments, and plenty of on-location shooting. By the end of the two days you will see the whole in a whole new light and your picturing taking will be forever changed.

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Tours,Visual Art

Full-Moon Fairy Garden Walk

Monday, August 7, 2017
7:15 - 8:30pm

Avena Botanicals
219 Mill Street
Rockport, ME 04856

Step into the gardens of Avena Botanicals for one of our most cherished and magical events of the year, our family-friendly Full-Moon Fairy Garden Walk. Children are encouraged to come in fairy and pollinator costumes - butterflies, bees, be creative! Herbalist Deb Soule will lead this delightful tour and speak about a variety of herbs.

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Children,Gardening,Seasonal,Tours

Antiques for the Garden

Thursday, June 1, 2017
1:00 p.m.

Rockport Opera House

6/1/2017. Antiques for the Garden. Ann Robison will discuss useful and decorative antiques for the garden, illustrated with items from her collection. A longtime collector, Ann prefers digging through antique shops for treasures over digging in the dirt of her garden. Hosted by the Rockport Garden Club.

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Gardening

Mother's Day Plant Sale & Tour

Sunday, May 14, 2017
12:00 - 3:00 PM

Avena Botanicals
219 Mill Street
Rockport, ME 04856

Step into the gardens of Avena Botanicals and enjoy a delightful herb tour (1:30 - 2:30 PM) led by herbalist Deb Soule, who will speak about a variety of medicinal and pollinator plants. We will also be selling a variety of plants between 12 - 3 PM. No advance registration is required – Just come and enjoy! Suggested Garden Tour Donation: $5

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Gardening,Seasonal,Tours

Cutting Gardens and Bouquets

Thursday, November 2, 2017
1:00 p.m.

Rockport Opera House

11/2/2017. Cutting Gardens and Bouquets. Nancy Johnson of Ravenswood Farm, who calls herself a flower farmer, will talk about growing flowers for bouquets. Her focus is on starting a cutting garden and using the flowers in arrangements. Hosted by the Rockport Garden Club.

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Gardening

Creating Backyard Habitats

Thursday, July 6, 2017
1:00 p.m.

Rockport Opera House

7/6/2017. Beyond the Birdfeeder: Creating Backyard Habitats. Hildy Ellis, the District Coordinator for the Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District will discuss using native plants to encourage wildlife to visit your yard. Hosted by the Rockport Garden Club.

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Gardening

Tree Trimming

Thursday, May 4, 2017
1:00 p.m.

Rockport Opera House

5/4/2017. Tree Trimming. Bob Cochran of Timbercliff Tree Service will discuss all the factors that must be considered when trimming trees. He holds an arborist license from the State of Maine. Hosted by the Rockport Garden Club.

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Gardening

Edible Gardens

Thursday, April 6, 2017
1:00 p.m.

Rockport Opera House

4/6/2017. Edible Gardens. Jacinda Martinez of Grounded Local is an edible garden designer. Her talk will focus on the many ways to incorporate edible plants and flowers into a garden design and then create art from these same plants once discarded at the end of the season. Hosted by he Rockport Garden Club.

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Gardening

Holly Berry Fair

Saturday, December 2, 2017
8 a.m. --12 p.m.

Rockport Opera House

12/2/2017. Rockport Garden Club's Holly Berry Fair. 8 a.m.--noon. Rockport Opera House. A wonderland of holiday delights for sale: trees, wreaths, handmade gifts, treasures from A Second Look and Cook's Corner, jewelry, paper whites, delicious appetizers and soups for holiday entertaining, and our wonderful home baked treats. 207-236-7788.

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Fairs/Festivals

Rockport Plant Sale

Saturday, June 3, 2017
9 :00 a.m. --12:00 p.m.

Aldermere Farms, 70 Russell Ave., Rockport

6/3/2017. Rockport Garden Club Annual Plant Sale. 9 a.m. to noon. Aldermere Farms, 70 Russell Ave., Rockport. Perennials, annuals, herbs, flowers, and more. Proceeds support the garden club's beautification efforts in Rockport and the club's scholarship fund. 207-236-7788

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Gardening

Book Sale at Jackson Memorial Library

Saturday, July 15, 2017
9am-4pm

Jackson Memorial Library
71 Main St.
Tenants Harbor
04860

Jackson Memorial Library's annual Book Sale, Raffle & Silent Auction at the library, 71 Main St Tenants Harbor, 9am to 4pm.
Large assortment of Fiction & Non-fiction plus DVDs & CDs & Children's books.
Raffle drawing at 1pm. Silent Auction closes at 3pm.
207-372-8961
Jacksonmemoriallibrary.org

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Lasansky Open Studio & Classs

Monday, February 6 – Friday, February 10, 2017
3:30 - 7:00

Lasansky Studio of Dance
234 Old County Road
Rockport, Maine 04856

Open Studio Dance Classes.

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Lasansky Open Studio & Exhibit

Friday, June 23, 2017
11:30 - 12:30

Lasansky Studio of Dance
234 Old County Road
Rockport, ME 04856

Exhibit and readings of children's artwork and poetry created during a weeklong thematic workshop.

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Photo Tour: Chase the Great Schooner Race

Friday, July 7, 2017
9am-4pm

Islesboro-Rockland, CoastalMainePhotoTours.com, 207-594-1224

Hop aboard a comfortable motorboat for an opportunity to photograph the Great Schooner Race. Your photo opportunities are sure to be spectacular with an assembly of grand, traditional, tall ships, vessels as large as 132’, three masts of sail, and breathtaking bay scenery. This photographic adventure includes coaching, advice, and image review.

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Discussions/Forums,Historical,Other,Seasonal,Tours,Visual Art

Festival Of Lights

Friday, November 24 – Sunday, November 26, 2017

Downtown Rockland

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Children,Clubs,Concerts,Exhibits,Performing Arts,Seasonal

Summer Solstice Celebration

Saturday, June 17, 2017
4 pm to ?

Downtown Rockland and Journey's End Marina

Summer Solstice Open Air Street Party on Main Street - 4-7 PM - FAMILY FRIENDLY
Summer Solstice Dock Party at Journey's End Marina - 6-10:30 PM - ADULTS 21 + ONLY WITH ID.

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Blueberry Wing Ding

Saturday, August 12, 2017
7.00-10.30

12 MacKay Road
Lincolnville Maine 04849

This annual Blueberry pancake breakfast is held in August in support of the Lincolnville Improvement Association's scholarship fund. Sponsored by local businesses and the Lincolnville Business Group.
Come and mix and mingle with the local folks and enjoy awesome blueberry pancakes, Green Tree coffee juice and a lot of local talk.

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Auctions/Sales,Children,Crafts,Fairs/Festivals,Historical,Seasonal

Lincolnville Art & Book Fair

Saturday, July 22, 2017
9.00 - 4.00

Lincolnville Beach Maine
2531 Atlantic Highway

Local artists will display their work at the Whale's tooth Pub and Restaurant. Beyond the sea-Book store will host their annual book fair and will have 30 Maine writers on premises signing their books. A must not miss opportunity to meet and greet with your favorite author.

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Auctions/Sales,Crafts,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Literary,Performing Arts,Seasonal,Visual Art

Medicinal Gardens Tour

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Avena Botanicals
219 Mill Street
Rockport, ME 04856

Step into the gardens of Avena Botanicals and enjoy a delightful tour led by herbalist Deb Soule, who will speak about a variety of medicinal and pollinator plants.

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Gardening,Seasonal,Tours

Medicinal Gardens Tour

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Avena Botanicals
219 Mill Street
Rockport, ME 04856

Step into the gardens of Avena Botanicals and enjoy a delightful tour led by herbalist Deb Soule, who will speak about a variety of medicinal and pollinator plants.

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Gardening,Seasonal,Tours

Medicinal Gardens Tour

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Avena Botanicals
219 Mill Street
Rockport, ME 04856

Step into the gardens of Avena Botanicals and enjoy a delightful tour led by herbalist Deb Soule, who will speak about a variety of medicinal and pollinator plants.

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Gardening,Seasonal,Tours

Medicinal Gardens Tour

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Avena Botanicals
219 Mill Street
Rockport, ME 04856

Step into the gardens of Avena Botanicals and enjoy a delightful tour led by herbalist Deb Soule, who will speak about a variety of medicinal and pollinator plants.

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Gardening,Seasonal,Tours

Medicinal Gardens Tour

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Avena Botanicals
219 Mill Street
Rockport, ME 04856

Step into the gardens of Avena Botanicals and enjoy a delightful tour led by herbalist Deb Soule, who will speak about a variety of medicinal and pollinator plants.

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Gardening,Seasonal,Tours

Plant & Bake Sale at Jackson Memorial Library

Saturday, May 27, 2017
9am-12pm

Jackson Memorial Libray
71 Main St.
Tenants Harbor

Plant sale to benefit Jackson Memorial Library and bake sale to benefit JML's Pre-K program will take place at the library, 71 Main St. Tenants Harbor, 9AM to NOON. The plant sale will feature perennials, annuals, tomatoes, and an assortment of herbs and veggies. An array of baked goods will be for sale along with hot coffee. For informatio…

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Father's Day Sail on the Olad

Sunday, June 18, 2017
10:00am-5:15pm

Camden, Maine

Fours Trips Available: 10:00AM, 12:30PM, 3:00PM, and 5:15PM

Show Dad he is doing a great job! Dad will receive half off of the regular rate when accompanied by a family member on any of our 2 hour sails on Father's Day.
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

1/2 Day Sail & Lobster Bake

Thursday, August 17, 2017
2:30pm-8:45pm

Camden, Maine

Half Day Sail & Lobster Bake with the Schooner Olad
Enjoy a morning sail with the Schooner Olad through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Once there, hike around the beautiful island or just relax with the view while we prepare a traditional Maine lobster bake for you. On the return sail you'll enjoy the sun …

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Seasonal,Tours

1/2 Day Sail & Lobster Bake

Thursday, August 10, 2017
9:45am-4:30pm

Camden, Maine

Half Day Sail & Lobster Bake with the Schooner Olad
Enjoy a morning sail with the Schooner Olad through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Along the way you can see seals, porpoise and lobster boats at work. Once there, hike around the beautiful island or just relax with the view while we prepare a traditional…

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Seasonal,Tours

1/2 Day Sail & Lobster Bake

Thursday, July 27, 2017
9:45am-4:30pm

Camden, Maine

Half Day Sail & Lobster Bake with the Schooner Olad
Enjoy a morning sail with the Schooner Olad through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Along the way you can see seals, porpoise and lobster boats at work. Once there, hike around the beautiful island or just relax with the view while we prepare a traditional…

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Seasonal,Tours

1/2 Day Sail & Lobster Bake

Thursday, July 20, 2017
2:30pm-8:45pm

Camden, Maine

Half Day Sail & Lobster Bake with the Schooner Olad
Enjoy an afternoon sail with the Schooner Olad through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Hike around the beautiful island or just relax with the view while we prepare a traditional Maine lobster bake for you. The return sail will give you a spectacular view …

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Seasonal,Tours

Windjammer Parade of Sail

Friday, July 14, 2017
12pm-5pm

Camden, Maine

The Schooner Olad will join the tall ships of the Camden and Rockland windjammer fleets in a parade of sail around the historic Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse. Lunch and beverages will be served to all on board. BYOB
For reservations call 207-236-2323 or visit www.maineschooners.com

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Seasonal,Tours

Great Schooner Race Sail

Friday, July 7, 2017
9:00am-6:00pm

Camden, Maine

Great Schooner Race full day sail aboard the Schooner Olad!
The Schooner Olad will join more than two dozen tall ships gathering for an exciting all-day race in which guests may participate. This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Great Schooner Race, North America's largest annual gathering of tall ships! Raft-up! Lunch and beverag…

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Seasonal,Tours

Summer Solstice Sunrise Sail

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
4:15am-6:15am

Camden, Maine

Start the summer off right! Watch the sun rise over the islands of Penobscot Bay on the longest day of the year from the deck of a beautiful sailing ship. Coffee, tea, fresh fruit, and pastries will be served to all you early birds. For reservations visit www.maineschooners.com or call 207-236-2323

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Seasonal,Tours

2017 U.S. Toboggan Nationals

Friday, February 10 – Sunday, February 12, 2017

Camden Snow Bowl and various venues in downtown Camden.

U.S. National Toboggan Championships Feb. 10-12 at the Camden Snow Bowl, Mardi Gras the Maine way. Winterfest starts Feb. 4 - ice & snow sculpting, Cam Jam ski & snowboard competition, polar plunge, C.J. Chenier concert, movies, Mardi Gras sidewalk parade, block party and dance, chili challenge and more. FMI: camdensnowbowl.com.

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Children,Fairs/Festivals,Seasonal

Shipbuilding in the Midcoast

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
7:00pm

The Knox Farmhouse Museum
80 Knox Street
Thomaston, ME 04861

Author and historian, Bill Bunting, will talk about the rich history of shipbuilding in the Midcoast area.
Refreshments will be served. The program is free but donations are greatly appreciated.

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Historical

Portraits of War

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Knox Farmhouse Museum
80 Knox Street
Thomaston, ME 04861

The program features interviews of local veterans of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Refreshments will be provided. The program is free but donations are greatly appreciated.

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Historical

Finnish History and Culture

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
7:00 pm

The Knox Farmhouse Museum
80 Knox Street
Thomaston, ME 04861

Stephen Gifford will talk about the local Finnish population, history, and culture in the Midcoast area. Refreshments will be served. The program is free but donations are greatly appreciated.

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Historical

Wadsworth Street Bridge

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00pm

The Knox Farmhouse Museum
80 Knox Street
Thomaston, ME 04861

Historian Peggy McCrea gives the history of the Wadsworth St. Bridge and the impact the bridge has had on the town of Thomaston as we welcome the new bridge. Refreshments will be served. The program is free but donations are always appreciated.

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Historical

Early Gravestones

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
7:00 pm

Thomaston Historical Society
The Knox Farmhouse Museum
80 Knox Street
Thomaston, Me 04861

Author and researcher, Ron Romano, will talk about early gravestones and will guide us through the artistry of the stonecutters carvings on the headstones and their meanings. Refreshments will be served. This program is free but donations are appreciated.

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Historical

Blueberry Cove Youth Field Day

Saturday, June 17, 2017
10:00-2:00PM

Blueberry Cove 4-H Camp and Learning Center, 22 Blueberry Cove Road, Tenants Harbor, ME

Join us for our Youth Field Day! Free for the whole family (children must be accompanied by an adult to participate). Come and see all that the University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Blueberry Cove has to offer.

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Fairs/Festivals

Tanglewood Youth Field Day

Saturday, June 10, 2017
10:00-2:00pm

Tanglewood 4-H Camp and Learning Center, 1 Tanglewood Road, Lincolnville, ME 04849

Join us for our Youth Field Days! Free for the whole family (children must be accompanied by an adult to participate).

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Fairs/Festivals

Apple Variety Weekend

Sunday, October 22, 2017
9:00 - 5:00

434 Camden Road
Hope, Maine 04847

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Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Gardening,Tours

Hope Orchards Opening Weekend

Friday, September 15 – Sunday, September 17, 2017
9:00 - 5:00

Hope Orchards
434 Camden Road
Hope, Maine 04847

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Fairs/Festivals

Hope Orchards Fall Festival

Sunday, October 8, 2017
9:00 - 5:00

434 Camden Road
Hope Maine 04847

Join us at Hope Orchards to celebrate Fall!
Come pick apples, eat food, enjoy the music
Shop with local Maine Crafters

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Crafts,Exhibits,Fairs/Festivals,Gardening

Maine Lobsterpalooza

Sunday, September 17, 2017
1pm

Rockland Elks Lodge, Rankin Street, Rockland

Maine Lobsterpalooza Mac & Cheese cook off. Sunday, September 17th, 2017 at the Rockland Elks Lodge. Sample dishes from area professional and amateur chefs.

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Other

13th Annual Pies on Parade Evt

Sunday, January 29, 2017
1pm to 4pm (Non-Football Sunday!)

Downtown Rockland at over 20 different inns, restaurants and businesses. Walkable or complimentary shuttle service provided by Schooner Bay Taxi.

Spend an afternoon sampling over 50 varieties of sweet and savory pies to help raise money for AIO, our local food and fuel pantry serving all of Knox County. 100% of all monies donated to AIO to help our neighbors heat and eat for the winter. Tickets available 207-596-6611 or info@historicinnsofrockland.com starting 11/26/16.

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Other

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

Saturday, November 4, 2017
7:00 pm

Rockland, Maine

A Full Moon evening of history, legends and lore; an adventure in discovery!

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Children,Historical,Other,Performing Arts,Tours

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

Friday, October 13, 2017
7:00 pm

Rockland, Maine

An evening of history, legends and lore; an adventure in discovery on Friday the 13th!

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Children,Historical,Other,Performing Arts,Seasonal,Tours

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

Friday, September 1, 2017
7:00 pm

Camden, Maine

On this evening walking tour of Camden, we'll explore the history of Windjammers as well as historical and mysterious events of the area.

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Children,Historical,Other,Performing Arts,Tours

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
7:30 pm

Camden, Maine

Edna St. Vincent Milay was "discovered" 105 years ago today. An evening walking tour of Camden will explore that "discovery" as well as other aspects of Edna's life in Camden. This tour will also cover other historical and mysterious legends of Camden.

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Children,Historical,Other,Performing Arts,Tours

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

Sunday, July 9, 2017
7:30 pm

Rockland, Maine

An evening of history, legends and lore on a Full Moon night; an adventure in discovery!

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Children,Historical,Other,Performing Arts,Tours

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
7:30 pm

Rockland, Maine

On the Summer Solstice, enjoy an evening walking tour of Rockland, exploring history and mystery.

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Children,Historical,Other,Performing Arts,Seasonal,Tours

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

Friday, June 2, 2017
7:30 pm

Camden, Maine

On an evening walking tour of Camden, on National Donut Day, learn the local history of the invention of the donut, as well as exploring history and mystery of the area.

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Children,Historical,Other,Performing Arts,Tours

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

Friday, May 19, 2017
7:30 pm

Camden

A Spring evening walking tour of Camden, exploring history and mystery.

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Children,Historical,Other,Performing Arts,Seasonal,Tours

Merryspring Kitchen Tour

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Camden & Rockport Maine

Visit eight private midcoast home kitchens with gourmet tastings from a talented local chef at every stop. Bring your friends and house guests to this popular summertime event, Merryspring's major annual fund-raiser.

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Tours

Mother's Day

Sunday, May 14, 2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery
347 Carroll Road
Union, ME 04862

Mother's Day Wine and Chocolate pairing

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Maine Windjammer Parade

Friday, July 14, 2017
2:00-4:00

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

Spectators can enjoy close-up views of the entire windjammer fleet as they tack back and forth past the Breakwater Lighthouse.

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Historical,Other

Great Schooner Race

Friday, July 7, 2017

Islesboro to Rockland

Sign up for a 4- to 6-day cruise that includes the Great Schooner Race or be a spectator and walk out to the Rockland Breakwater where the Race finishes mid-afternoon.

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Historical,Other

U.S. National Toboggan Championships

Friday, February 10 – Sunday, February 12, 2017
Various

Camden Snow Bowl, Barnstown Rd., Camden

This fun competition draws 400+ teams and includes a chili and chowder challenge, music, tailgate parties, costume contest, souvenirs, and children’s activities. camdensnowbowl.com

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Camden Winterfest: Maine’s Mardi Gras

Saturday, February 4 – Sunday, February 12, 2017
Various

Downtown and Camden Snow Bowl

A weeklong celebration of winter beginning with ice carving and snow sculpting and culminating with the US National Toboggan Championships, fireworks, a snow plow parade, concert and dance, all with a festive Maine Mardi Gras theme. FMI and to see a detailed schedule of events, visit: camdenwinterfest.com.

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13th Annual Pies on Parade Tour

Sunday, January 29, 2017
1-4pm

Rockland

25 Rockland businesses join the Historic Inns of Rockland to celebrate National Pie Day. Sample more than 40 different pies at businesses, restaurants and inns throughout Rockland. Tickets: $30 available at participating inns. All proceeds go to the AIO Food Pantry & Fuel Assistance Program. 207–596-6611; historicinnsofrockland.com

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13th Annual Pies on Parade Silent Auction

Saturday, January 28, 2017
4-6pm

TBD

Bid on overnight getaways, gift certificates, products, plus enjoy live music, entertainment and more. Try special pie-themed cocktails too. All proceeds go to the AIO Food Pantry & Fuel Assistance Program. 207–596-6611; historicinnsofrockland.com

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