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Happening This Week in the Camden/Rockland Region

Aug 21
 

Our friends at LCI will host us this month at the beautiful Union Hall, located at 24 Central Street, Rockport. Come network and mingle with your friends and business associates, and learn more about LCI's work to expand fiber in our region!

Chamber Specific Events

Chamber Specific Events

Aug 23

Multi-Day Event ending Sunday, August 25, 2019

2019 Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction Weekend

Auction begins at 11:00 a.m. each dayThomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston

Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on the fourth weekend of August, 2019 for our most eagerly anticipated auction of the year, presenting over 1,000 lots of fine art, antiques and decorative items. Auction items can be viewed at www.thomastonauction.com.

Auctions and Sales

Auctions and Sales

Aug 17

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 24

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 21

Multi-Day Event ending Thursday, August 22, 2019

Archaeology on Hurricane Island

Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership, Rockland

In this four day course, participants will become familiar with the archaeological history of granite production on Hurricane Island, as well as the Wabanaki presence in Penobscot Bay.

Classes and Workshops, Conservation and Environment, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Outdoors

Classes and Workshops,Conservation and Environment,Historical,Lectures and Talks,Outdoors

Aug 21

Multi-Day Event ending Sunday, September 15, 2019

August first Friday art walk

5pmStanhope and Spencer Gallery, Rockland

We are featuring Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest for the month of August. He will be here for the first Friday art walk so please stop in and see him.

Exhibits

Exhibits

Aug 25

Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble

2:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Sunday, August 25, 2:00 pm.

Bay Winds North Wind Ensemble. Free concert at the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. Bring a picnic and chairs or a blanket!

Concerts, Music, Outdoors

Concerts,Music,Outdoors

Aug 20

Business Essentials

1:00 PMPenbay Estate Planning Law Center, Camden

Thinking of starting a new business? FREE WORKSHOP. CALL TO REGISTER. 207.236.4888

Business, Classes and Workshops, Health/Fitness/Wellness, Lectures and Talks

Business,Classes and Workshops,Health/Fitness/Wellness,Lectures and Talks

Aug 22

Camden's Heritage Trees - Walking Tour

10amFirst Congregational Church , Camden

Garden club member and licensed arborist Nancy Caudle-Johnson will describe the heritages tree walking tour she created as a tribute to trees in her own village and to encourage other Camden residents and visitors to appreciate.

Agriculture and Farming, Clubs, Conservation and Environment, Gardening, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Outdoors, Tours

Agriculture and Farming,Clubs,Conservation and Environment,Gardening,Historical,Lectures and Talks,Outdoors,Tours

Aug 24

Celebrating a Little Maine Cookbook

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.Nina June Restaurant, Rockport

Nina June hosts author (& good friend) Annie Copps with her Little Local Maine Cookbook from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday the 24th. Join us to welcome Annie, hear about her adventures, & let her sign a copy of her book just for you. We'll have small bites from the book & a cash bar & the fabulous view from Nina June's back porch, 24…

Authors and Books, Food and Drink

Authors and Books,Food and Drink

Aug 21

Multi-Day Event ending Friday, August 30, 2019

Fall Catalog Release!

00:00 amFive Town CSD Adult & Community Education, Rockport

The release of our class offering catalog is always a widely anticipated event in the midcoast area. Look for the fall catalog in the mail and at businesses throughout the region.

Classes and Workshops, Crafts, Cultural, Discussions and Forums, Gardening, Health/Fitness/Wellness, Lectures and Talks, Tours, Visual Arts

Classes and Workshops,Crafts,Cultural,Discussions and Forums,Gardening,Health/Fitness/Wellness,Lectures and Talks,Tours,Visual Arts

Aug 24

Farm to Table Dinner

Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership, Rockland

Join us for an exquisite Farm-to-Table Dinner on Hurricane Island. We celebrate the bounty of our beautiful gardens, the skill and artistry of scratch cooking, and the incredible scenery of Hurricane Island.

Benefits and Fundraisers, Conservation and Environment, Cultural, Food and Drink, Networking

Benefits and Fundraisers,Conservation and Environment,Cultural,Food and Drink,Networking

Aug 21

Guided Garden Walks

3:00 PMAvena Botanicals Herbal Apothecary and Biodynamic Gardens, Rockport

Wander throughout the beauty of our gardens on a tour led by our head herbalist and founder, Deb Soule. During this hour-long tour, Deb will share garden tips, medicinal qualities of the flowers and plants in bloom, and the history of our gardens.
*Pre-registration highly encouraged.

Gardening

Gardening

Aug 22

Half Day Sail and Lobster Bake on the Schooner Olad

2:30pm-8:30pmSchooner Olad, Camden

Enjoy an afternoon sail with us through the archipelago of Islesboro to Warren Island State Park. Hike around the beautiful Maine island or just relax with the view while our crew prepares a traditional Maine Lobster Bake for you. B.Y.O.B. • $145.00

Boating, Food and Drink, Outdoors, Tours

Boating,Food and Drink,Outdoors,Tours

Aug 25

Half Marathon at Blueberry Cove

Blueberry Cove 4-H Camps & Learning Center/University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Tenants Harbor

 

Join our half marathon (13.1 miles) race at Blueberry Cove! Registration fee includes brunch after the race. Awards for top finishers overall and in various age groups.

Benefits and Fundraisers, Health/Fitness/Wellness, Outdoors

Benefits and Fundraisers,Health/Fitness/Wellness,Outdoors

Aug 21

How to Protect Your Home & Property

1:00 PMPenbay Estate Planning Law Center, Camden

Estate Planning FREE Workshop. CALL TO REGISTER. 207.236.4888

Business, Classes and Workshops, Lectures and Talks

Business,Classes and Workshops,Lectures and Talks

Aug 21

Looking at Loneliness Through a New Lens

9:00 am - noonPenobscot Bay YMCA, Rockport

Discussions and Forums, Health/Fitness/Wellness, Lectures and Talks

Discussions and Forums,Health/Fitness/Wellness,Lectures and Talks

Aug 24

Maine Authors Book Festival

11:00am-3:00pmAt the Maine Authors Publishing Building and grounds, located on the hill near the General Knox Museum. High St will be closed for parking. Parking is also available in the Montpelier parking lot., Thomaston

Maine Authors Publishing will be hosting a book festival on August 24th, 2019, from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., at 12 High Street, Thomaston, in honor of its 10th anniversary. The Coastal Children's Museum will host a children's tent. Over 30 authors will be attending. Free tours, refreshments, speakers, book sales signings and music by Castle Bay.

Authors and Books, Children and Family, Charity and Outreach, Cultural, Food and Drink, Lectures and Talks

Authors and Books,Children and Family,Charity and Outreach,Cultural,Food and Drink,Lectures and Talks

Aug 22

Maine Public Radio Tell Me More Tour

5:30 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Thursday, August 22, 5:30 pm.

Maine Public Radio Tell Me More Tour at the Camden Public Library. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Discussions and Forums, Lectures and Talks, Tours

Discussions and Forums,Lectures and Talks,Tours

Aug 21

Multi-Day Event ending Friday, August 23, 2019

Marlin Spike Hitch Cruise

9:00 a.mSchooner Boyd N. Sheppard, Rockland

This multi-night cruise is for crafters of all types. Fare is $905 per person book through our website at www.boydnsheppard.com

Boating, Classes and Workshops, Crafts, Discussions and Forums, Food and Drink, Historical, Networking, Outdoors, Visual Arts, Other

Boating,Classes and Workshops,Crafts,Discussions and Forums,Food and Drink,Historical,Networking,Outdoors,Visual Arts,Other

Aug 19

Monday Night Movie: To Catch a Thief

8:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Monday, August 19, 8:00 pm.

Monday Night Movie: To Catch a Thief at the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. A retired jewel thief will be arrested unless he can trap the copycat burglar who has taken up serial-stealing on the French Riviera. Rated PG. 1hr, 46 min. 1955.

Films, Outdoors

Films,Outdoors

Aug 20

On the Spot Admit Days

10:00am - 5:00pm UMA Rockland Center , Rockland

Interested students who are either recent high school graduates, or who have been away from school for a time, may come to UMA Rockland, meet with an admissions advisor and get admitted to a university degree on the spot! Financial aid counseling will also be available. This is one stop service!

Education

Education

Aug 22

Multi-Day Event ending Saturday, August 24, 2019

Pop Up Shop

Yellow Barn, Rockland

New Hope for Women's annual Pop Up Shop is coming to the Yellow Barn located at 20 Winter Street in Rockland August 22nd-24th. VIP Night is Thursday, August 22nd, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Purchase your VIP ticket(s) now and be the first to view our wide selection of women's clothing and accessories!

Charity and Outreach

Charity and Outreach

Aug 23

Public "Camper" Breakfast

7:30 - 9:00 AMPeople's United Methodist Church, South Thomaston

Public "Camper" Breakfast
Friday, August 23, 2019
7:30 - 9 AM
Menu: Pancakes, eggs, sausage, home fries, juice & coffee
Adults $8, Children (4-10) $4 / under 4 free
Benefits Church Camp Scholarships along with other Church programs

Good Food - Good Fellowship

Aug 24

RED BARAAT in concert

7:30pmStrand Theatre, Rockland

North Indian bhangra funk mix! Think Punjabi weddings, Delhi street brass bands, modern jazz and rock... Infectious rhythms and joyful energy! Tickets: $24/Adv, $28/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony bars open for 21+. More info at RocklandStrand.com or 594-0070.

Concerts, Cultural, Music, Performing Arts

Concerts,Cultural,Music,Performing Arts

Aug 20

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Camden

7:30 - 9:00 pmDowntown Camden, Camden

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

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

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

Aug 20

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Camden

7:30 - 9:00 pmCamden, 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, Education, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Tours, Other

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

Aug 22

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Camden

7:30 - 9:00 pmCamden, 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, Education, Historical, Lectures and Talks, Outdoors, Performing Arts, Tours, Other

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

Aug 21

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Rockland

7:30 - 9:00 pmRockland, 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 area and hear ghostly local tales at twilight.

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

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

Aug 21

Red Cloak Haunted History Tour of Rockland

7:30 - 9:00 pmFisherman's Park, Rockland

An evening of history, legends & lore; an Adventure in Discovery!

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

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

Aug 22

Saving the Family Camp

1:00 PMPenbay Estate Planning Law Center, Camden

FREE Estate Planning Workshop. CALL TO REGISTER. 207.236.4888

Business, Classes and Workshops, Health/Fitness/Wellness, Lectures and Talks

Business,Classes and Workshops,Health/Fitness/Wellness,Lectures and Talks

Aug 25

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

Aug 21

Sunset sail with live music and dessert aboard Surprise

5:15-7:15Schooner Surprise, Camden

AUGUST 21- Sunset Sail with Live Music- Join us to watch the sunset over Camden Hills with live acoustic music and homemade desserts. 5:15-7:15pm $60 adults $55 kids.

Boating, Children and Family, Health/Fitness/Wellness, Outdoors, Tours

Boating,Children and Family,Health/Fitness/Wellness,Outdoors,Tours

Aug 20

The Enchanted Hour

7:00 pmCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Tuesday, August 20, 7:00 pm.

The Enchanted Hour at the Camden Public Library. Author Meghan Cox Gurdon presents from her new book “The Enchanted Hour”, a conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful, and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the …

Authors and Books, Lectures and Talks

Authors and Books,Lectures and Talks

Aug 23

Walking Tour

4:00 PMCamden Public Library, Camden

 

Friday, August 9, 4:00 pm.

Walking Tour at the Camden Public Library. Dave Jackson and Amy Rollins lead entertaining and informative tours of the library and grounds. Every Friday through September 13.

Historical, Tours

Historical,Tours

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