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Happening This Week in the Camden/Rockland Region

Oct 16

A Toast to Craft Beers

1:00 - 2:30 pmQuarry Hill Retirement Community, Camden, Camden

Lectures and Talks

Lectures and Talks

Oct 18

ADONIS PUENTES and the Voice of Cuba Orchestra

7:30pmStrand Theatre, Rockland

Get ready for some hot Latin jazz! Adonis Puentes’ rich, soulful voice is the perfect front for his all-acoustic orchestra, layering traditional Cuban rhythms with deep bass lines, jazzy horns, and his melodic guitar. Tix: $30/Adv, $35/Day of Show. Lobby & Balcony bars open. FMI: RocklandStrand.com or (207) 594-0070

Concerts, Cultural, Music, Performing Arts

Concerts,Cultural,Music,Performing Arts

Oct 12

Adults and Teens Drawing Class - choose when - see details

10:00-12:00 pmOrise Studio - Gallery, Owls Head

Ongoing Adults, Teens Saturday Drawing Classes.
You choose which Saturdays.
Continous classes as schedule and seating permit now until October 26, 2019

Children and Family, Classes and Workshops, Crafts, Cultural, Exhibits, Visual Arts, Other

Children and Family,Classes and Workshops,Crafts,Cultural,Exhibits,Visual Arts,Other

Oct 19

Adults and Teens Drawing Class - choose when - see details

10:00-12:00 pmOrise Studio - Gallery, Owls Head

Ongoing Adults, Teens Saturday Drawing Classes.
You choose which Saturdays.
Continous classes as schedule and seating permit now until October 26, 2019

Children and Family, Classes and Workshops, Crafts, Cultural, Exhibits, Visual Arts, Other

Children and Family,Classes and Workshops,Crafts,Cultural,Exhibits,Visual Arts,Other

Aug 11

Appraisal Night with John Bottero

7:00 pmWatts Hall, Thomaston

 

Antique Preservation with John Bottero returns with his very popular program on the caretaking of antiques and appraisal of items brought from the audience.

Conservation and Environment, Cultural, Education, Historical, Lectures and Talks

Conservation and Environment,Cultural,Education,Historical,Lectures and Talks

Oct 14

Arctic Adventures

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Rockland

Arctic Guide, Rupert Pilkington, and trip participants, Carla Skinder and Judy Hengerer, will take you on a visual tour of their recent trips to Svalbard, Norway's High Arctic archipelago.

Conservation and Environment, Lectures and Talks

Conservation and Environment,Lectures and Talks

Oct 19

Author Event: Tess Gerritsen

2:00-4:00pmOwl & Turtle Bookshop Cafe, Camden

Tess Gerritsen featuring her new book, The Shape Of Night
Owl & Turtle Bookshop Cafe
33 Bay View St Camden
www.owlandturtle.com

Authors and Books

Authors and Books

Oct 19

Author Event: Tess Gerritsen

2:00-4:00pmOwl & Turtle Bookshop Cafe, Camden

Join us for an afternoon with Tess Gerritsen, The New York Times Books bestselling author, for her newest standalone novel, The Shape of Night.

Authors and Books

Authors and Books

Oct 15

Camden Conference Talk —Covering the Casualties of War

7:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Tuesday, October 15, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Camden Conference Talk with Robin Lloyd —Covering the Casualties of War: Witnessing the Seeds of Revolt.

Authors and Books, Historical, Lectures and Talks

Authors and Books,Historical,Lectures and Talks

Oct 15

Camden Philosophical Society

3:30 pm - 5:30 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Tuesday, October 15, 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Camden Philosophical Society. This lively group discusses a wide range of topics. Meets third Tuesdays monthly.

Clubs, Discussions and Forums

Clubs,Discussions and Forums

Oct 18

Chess Club

4:00 pm - 5:30 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Friday, October 4, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Chess Club. Learn new strategies and test them out. For players of all ages and skill levels. New players welcome.

Clubs

Clubs

Oct 19

Creating Your Home Apothecary & Healing Gardens

10am - 4pmAvena Botanicals Herbal Apothecary and Biodynamic Gardens, Rockport

Our time together will be filled with hands-on learning; making different herbal remedies (tinctures, glycerites, infused medicinal oils, salves, foot baths, poultices, steams, and flower essences), garden walks, collecting and drying herbs, plant meditations and more.
*Pre-registration is required.

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Oct 12

Creative Pencil Adult Drawing Class - Choose your Saturdays

10:00 a m - 12:00 noonOrise Studio - Gallery, Owls Head

Choose your 6 consecutive block of Saturday classes.



Or any Saturday until October 26, 2019

Children and Family, Classes and Workshops, Crafts, Cultural, Lectures and Talks, Networking, Visual Arts, Other

Children and Family,Classes and Workshops,Crafts,Cultural,Lectures and Talks,Networking,Visual Arts,Other

Oct 19

Creative Pencil Adult Drawing Class - Choose your Saturdays

10:00 a m - 12:00 noonOrise Studio - Gallery, Owls Head

Choose your 6 consecutive block of Saturday classes.



Or any Saturday until October 26, 2019

Children and Family, Classes and Workshops, Crafts, Cultural, Lectures and Talks, Networking, Visual Arts, Other

Children and Family,Classes and Workshops,Crafts,Cultural,Lectures and Talks,Networking,Visual Arts,Other

Oct 18

Multi-Day Event ending Thursday, October 31, 2019

Discover History Month

Camden Public Library, Camden

 

History Month: October 2019. Special history-themed events will take place all month. See librarycamden.org for full details. A special exhibit curated from the Walsh History Center Archives will be on display for the month of October in the Picker Room.

Authors and Books, Cultural, Films, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Music, Visual Arts

Authors and Books,Cultural,Films,Historical,Lectures and Talks,Music,Visual Arts

Oct 16

Fall Environmental Book Club - Bremen

1-2:30pmBremen Library, Bremen

Join Rebecca Jacobs, Knox- Lincoln SWCD to discuss Eager: The Surprising Secret Life of Beavers & Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb. Learn about the contributions of this keystone species.

Authors and Books, Conservation and Environment, Discussions and Forums

Authors and Books,Conservation and Environment,Discussions and Forums

Oct 18

Multi-Day Event ending Monday, November 25, 2019

Fall Nature Art Show

8:00 - 4:30 M-FMaine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Rockland

Now showing through November 25th. Jordan Chalfant, Bar Harbor; John Drury, Vinalhaven; and Karen & Ret Talbot, Rockland.

Conservation and Environment, Education, Science, Visual Arts

Conservation and Environment,Education,Science,Visual Arts

Oct 18

Multi-Day Event ending Friday, October 18, 2019

Films higlight wildlife refuges

2:00-3:00 p.m.Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Rockland

Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week with films highlighting wildlife refuges around the country. Films, lasting about an hour, shown each day at 2 p.m.

Conservation and Environment, Films

Conservation and Environment,Films

Oct 14

Fins & Flippers Whale Program

11 a.m. - 12 noonMaine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Rockland

Chewonki staff will bring their Fins & Flippers program to the Maine Coastal Islands Visitor Center. Learn how whales survive, and assemble a whale skeleton. Reservations required. For ages 6 and up

Children and Family, Conservation and Environment

Children and Family,Conservation and Environment

Oct 14

Full Hunter Moon Hike and Sing

6:15pm-7:45pmBelfast Rail Trail, Belfast

Join Coastal Mountains Land Trust for a full moon hike on the Belfast Rail Trail. The full-hunter-moon hike will be approximately 1.5-miles round trip and is open to all ages and abilities.

Children and Family, Music, Outdoors

Children and Family,Music,Outdoors

Jul 25

General Henry Knox Memorial Service

10:30 amThomaston Cemetery and Knox Museum, Thomaston

 

This 10:30 am service honors Revolutionary War General Henry Knox, who was also the First Secretary of War. The service takes place at his gravesite in the Thomaston Town Cemetery.

Historical, Outdoors

Historical,Outdoors

Oct 16

Lehmann & Perry

12 PMFarnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center, Rockland

Kimberly and Robert Lehmann (viola and violin) and Martin Perry (piano) will share music by Mendelssohn, Bruch and more!

Concerts, Cultural, Food and Drink, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

Concerts,Cultural,Food and Drink,Music,Performing Arts,Visual Arts

Oct 20

Maine Lobsterpalooza

1:00 pmRockland Elks Club,

 

The Lobsterpalooza Cookoff will be held on October 20 at 1pm at the Rockland Elks Lodge. This year's theme is Maine's Comfort Food. Professional and amateur chefs participate. Silent Auction as well. Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door. All profits benefit the AIO Food Pantry and Fuel Assistance Program.

Benefits and Fundraisers

Benefits and Fundraisers

Oct 17

Oaxaca, Mexico: Endemic Birds and Ancient Cultures

7:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Thursday, October 17, 7:00 PM. Oaxaca, Mexico: Endemic Birds and Ancient Cultures. Naturalist Doug Hitchcox will present on a March 2019 birding trip to Mexico. Sponsored by Mid-Coast Audubon.

Conservation and Environment, Historical, Lectures and Talks

Conservation and Environment,Historical,Lectures and Talks

Aug 10

Photo Camp: Digital Discovery, ages 11-16

10:00am-5:00pmCoastal Maine Photo Tours/Mid-Coast Community Darkrooms, Rockland

Learn proper camera handling techniques & enjoy the beautiful Maine coast. Discussions on camera handling & exposure, composition, and simple computer adjustments. This is a field trip intensive camp

Children and Family, Classes and Workshops, Crafts, Discussions and Forums, Outdoors, Science, Seasonal and Holiday, Visual Arts, Other

Children and Family,Classes and Workshops,Crafts,Discussions and Forums,Outdoors,Science,Seasonal and Holiday,Visual Arts,Other

Oct 14

Puzzle Club

4:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Monday, October 7, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Puzzle Club. Puzzle-lovers of all ages are welcome to join this brand new club to gather, socialize, and work on puzzle projects together. Meets every Monday.

Clubs

Clubs

Oct 15

See Camden at Twilight and experience a unique tour, led by The Lady in the Red Cloak. Mysteries, haunted tales, legends as well as plenty of history will be told on this walking tour.

Children and Family, Cultural, Education, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Seasonal and Holiday, Tours, Other

Children and Family,Cultural,Education,Historical,Lectures and Talks,Outdoors,Performing Arts,Seasonal and Holiday,Tours,Other

Oct 17

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Camden

7:00 - 8:30 pmDowntown Camden, Camden

See Camden at Twilight and experience a unique tour, led by The Lady in the Red Cloak. Mysteries, haunted tales, legends as well as plenty of history will be told on this walking tour.

Children and Family, Cultural, Education, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Seasonal and Holiday, Tours, Other

Children and Family,Cultural,Education,Historical,Lectures and Talks,Outdoors,Performing Arts,Seasonal and Holiday,Tours,Other

Oct 15

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Camden

7:00 - 8:30 pmDowntown Camden, Camden

An evening walking tour of Camden, discovering history and mystery.

Children and Family, Cultural, Education, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Seasonal and Holiday, Tours, Other

Children and Family,Cultural,Education,Historical,Lectures and Talks,Outdoors,Performing Arts,Seasonal and Holiday,Tours,Other

Oct 16

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Rockland

7:00 - 8:30 pmDowntown Rockland, Rockland

Join us for a lantern lit walk exploring the mysterious haunts & untold history of Rockland. Appropriate for all, this 90 minute tour will be a one-of-a-kind adventure.

Children and Family, Cultural, Education, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Seasonal and Holiday, Tours, Other

Children and Family,Cultural,Education,Historical,Lectures and Talks,Outdoors,Performing Arts,Seasonal and Holiday,Tours,Other

Oct 16

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Rockland

7:00 - 8:30 pmDowntown Rockland, Rockland

Join us for a lantern lit walk exploring the mysterious haunts and untold history of Rockland. Appropriate for all, this 90 minute tour will be a one-of-a-kind adventure as you learn legends of the ar

Children and Family, Cultural, Education, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Performing Arts, Seasonal and Holiday, Tours, Other

Children and Family,Cultural,Education,Historical,Lectures and Talks,Performing Arts,Seasonal and Holiday,Tours,Other

Oct 16

Retail Business Owner Workshop

12-2pm87 Elm Street Building - Second Floor Conference Room, Camden

 

With the partnership with Ballou & Associates and other partners, we will be hosting an educational workshop for new retail, existing and startups business owners to help navigate the world of retail.

Business, Education, Lectures and Talks

Business,Education,Lectures and Talks

Oct 20

Skate Workshop with Bruised Boutique

9:00-11:00amThompson Community Center, Union

Please join us on October 20th for a Skate Workshop! Bruised Boutique will cover everything you need to know about getting the most out of your skates and bring gear for you to try on and purchase.

Classes and Workshops, Health/Fitness/Wellness

Classes and Workshops,Health/Fitness/Wellness

Oct 20

Special Sunday Lighthouse Cruises

Camden Harbor Cruises, Camden

Join us Sunday Mornings 9:30am-12:30pm while we cruise past 5 lighthouses in Penobscot Bay. Also only offered on Sundays is our Grindle Point Lighthouse Excursion from 3-6pm where we explore the lighthouse and Sailors Museum on Islesboro by foot! camdenharborcruises.com for more info on these trips and others (Eco & Lobstering trips!) 2…

Boating, Children and Family, Conservation and Environment, Historical, Outdoors, Tours

Boating,Children and Family,Conservation and Environment,Historical,Outdoors,Tours