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Happening This Week in the Camden/Rockland Region

Nov 14

2019 Chamber Gala

Social Hour - 5:00 pm | Dinner Seating - 6:30 pm | Year in Review and Award Presentations - 8:00 pm Samoset Resort, Rockport

Join the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce for our annual Gala Awards Dinner, as we celebrate and recognize those who have made extraordinary contributions to our region in the past year.

Chamber Specific Events

Chamber Specific Events

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

Nov 16

Multi-Day Event ending Sunday, November 17, 2019

Blue Door Book Shed Book Sale

9:00 am - 5:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

November 16th and 17th, 9-5. The Blue Door Book Shed, adjacent to the parking lot just past the Amphitheatre, will be chock full ofused books, CD, DVDs, and puzzles for a special two-day super sale.

Auctions and Sales, Authors and Books

Auctions and Sales,Authors and Books

Nov 15

Chess Club

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

 

Friday, November 1, 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

Nov 11

Community Thank You Film

7-9:15pmCamden Opera House, Camden

The Community Thank You Films series screens Peter Jackson’s moving “They Shall Not Grow Old” at the Camden Opera House to cap Veterans Day. Free and open to all, sponsored by the Community Arts Fund.

Films, Historical

Films,Historical

Nov 13

Creative Art & Journaling

4:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Wednesday, November 13, 4:00 PM. Creative Art & Journaling. Join Miss Amy for different projects every second Wednesday of the month through June. Bring your own journal. Art supplies provided.

Clubs, Crafts

Clubs,Crafts

Nov 13

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

Nov 16

Festival Caliente

7:00 pmSteel House South, Rockland

Festival Caliente is a dance party featuring live music by Primo Cubano!

Dance, Music

Dance,Music

Nov 13

Foes of the Forest: Invasive Forest Pests - Bremen

noon-1:30pmBremen Library, Bremen

Hildy Ellis, Knox-Lincoln SWCD, presents a program on invasive forest pests including emerald ash borer (now in Maine), hemlock woolly adelgid & browntail moth. RSVP: 596-2040, julie@knox-lincoln.org

Conservation and Environment

Conservation and Environment

Nov 13

Multi-Day Event ending Saturday, November 30, 2019

Form Follows Function

Page Gallery, Camden

A group show that bridges the gap between functional objects and fine art. The show includes original book illustrations, hand forged knives, furniture, ceramic, glass, and bronze vessels.

Crafts, Cultural, Exhibits, Visual Arts

Crafts,Cultural,Exhibits,Visual Arts

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

Nov 15

Grown Up Story Hour

11:00 amCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Friday, November 1, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Grown Up Story Hour. We never outgrow listening to a good story read aloud. Volunteers read stories for 30-60 minutes. Readers needed.

Authors and Books, Clubs

Authors and Books,Clubs

Nov 16

If I Built a School Fundraising Event with Chris Van Dusen

2:00-4:00pmCamden Snow Bowl, Camden

The Camden Rockport Middle School’s Fundraising Committee invites the community to their fundraising event with local artist and children’s book author, Chris Van Dusen.

Auctions and Sales, Authors and Books, Benefits and Fundraisers, Children and Family, Education, Food and Drink, Music, Outdoors

Auctions and Sales,Authors and Books,Benefits and Fundraisers,Children and Family,Education,Food and Drink,Music,Outdoors

Nov 14

Interactions Among Plants and Insects

7:00 pm - 8:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Coastal Mountains Land Trust Talk: Interactions Among Plants and Insect. Presented by Roger Rittmaster, Maine Master Naturalist and author of "Butterflies Up Close: A guide to Butterfly Photography."

Conservation and Environment, Lectures and Talks, Science

Conservation and Environment,Lectures and Talks,Science

Nov 14

Invasive Forest Pests: Foes of the Forest - Hope

noon-1:30pmHope Library, Hope

Hildy Ellis, Knox-Lincoln SWCD, presents a program on invasive forest pests including emerald ash borer (now in Maine), hemlock woolly adelgid & browntail moth. RSVP: 596-2040, julie@knox-lincoln.org

Lectures and Talks, Other

Lectures and Talks,Other

Nov 12

Knitting Group

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

 

Tuesday, November 12, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Knitting Group. Bring your own knitting project, or try out something new! Miss Loraine leads the knitting circle every second Tuesday through June.

Clubs, Crafts

Clubs,Crafts

Nov 12

Leer y Charlar

1:00 pm - 2:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Tuesday, November 12, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Leer y Charlar. Spanish language reading and conversation group. Meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays monthly. New members welcome.

Clubs

Clubs

Nov 16

MaineMadeMusic: David Mallett

7:30-9:30pmCamden Opera House, Camden

David Mallett Band, with opener Caroline Cotter, performs at the Camden Opera House. Cost: $20 advance, $25 day-of-show, available online; by calling 236-3154; and at door an hour before show time.

Concerts, Music

Concerts,Music

Nov 11

Make Birch Bark Ornaments

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

Learn to make birch bark ornaments with artist, Sandi Cirillo. Reservations are required by November 8th. Materials provided with a $15 donation. For ages 8 and older.

Children and Family, Classes and Workshops, Crafts

Children and Family,Classes and Workshops,Crafts

Nov 15

Mary Poppins | The Broadway Musical

7:00pmCamden Hills Regional High School Strom Theater, Rockport

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way!

Children and Family, Education, Music, Performing Arts

Children and Family,Education,Music,Performing Arts

Nov 16

Mary Poppins | The Broadway Musical

7:00pmCamden Hills Regional High School Strom Theater, Rockport

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way!

Children and Family, Education, Music, Performing Arts

Children and Family,Education,Music,Performing Arts

Nov 17

Mary Poppins | The Broadway Musical

7:00pmCamden Hills Regional High School Strom Theater, Rockport

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way!

Children and Family, Education, Music, Performing Arts

Children and Family,Education,Music,Performing Arts

Nov 12

MCHRA November Session: Worker's Comp

11:30am-1:00pmKnox Center (basement conference room), Rockland

 

More to Come!

Lunch Sponsor: TBD

Other

Other

Nov 12

Midcoast Women: Women in Agriculture - Seeding the Future

6:30 pm - 7:30 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Tuesday, November 12, 6:30 PM. Midcoast Women: Women in Agriculture - Seeding the Future. A panel of Maine women in agriculture will discuss what’s happening from the State House to the fields.

Lectures and Talks

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

Nov 11

Puzzle Club

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

 

Monday, November 4, 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

Nov 16

Simply Books! Book Club

2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Fun and informal. Bring whatever book you are currently reading, and share it with the group. Meets fourth Saturdays through May. November meeting is one week early to avoid the holiday weekend.

Authors and Books, Clubs

Authors and Books,Clubs

Nov 13

Soup's On!

12 pmFirst Congregational Church of Camden,

Come enjoy a warming lunch served in the company of friends and neighbors, Wednesdays at Noon at First Congregational Church of Camden, 55 Elm Street. All are welcome! There is no charge for the meal; freewill offerings are gratefully accepted.
The Soup Lunches will begin on October 30, 2019 and run through March 25, 2020. Please note:…

Food and Drink

Food and Drink