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Format: 2016-10-27
Format: 2016-10-27

Fri, May 6th - Fri, October 28th

Belfast Farmers Market: at their warm weather location, Waterfall Arts on Main St, Belfast, Fridays 9:00 - 1:00, rain or shine.

Thu, May 12th - Thu, October 27th

FarmDrop Program, a farm to table online experience. is a local foods online farmers market serving the Blue Hill Peninsula and surrounding areas. Local food producers post their offerings weekly. Customers can choose items ranging from seasonal vegetables and fruits to local meat and cheese, place a single order and pick up their custom box weekly in Blue Hill at Fairwinds Florist (5 Main Street). Participation is on a weekly basis. No sign up necessary. FMI:

Fri, June 3rd - Fri, October 28th

The Belfast Summer Farmers Market is at Waterfall Artson Main St, every Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.

The Belfast Summer Farmers Market is at Waterfall Artson Main St, every Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.

Wed, October 26th

Apple expert John Bunker, described by some as an "apple whisperer," has made it his mission to search out and propagate apple varieties that once were part of every New England farm. He’ll share Maine's apple history, and his adventures tracking down, identifying and preserving rare historic varieties in the Howard Room of the Blue Hill Public Library, Wednesday, October 26th, 7:00 - 8:30. Attendees who have their own apple trees are encouraged to bring fruit for identification. FMI: Blue Hill Co-op facebook page or

Ixcanul (Volcano): María, a seventeen-year-old Mayan (Kaqchikel) girl, lives on the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her, but her suitor must first spend months working in the city. It is a world María knows nothing of, but is forced to grapple with when problems arise. an intimate and honest story of a brief moment in time of a family caught on the crossroads of tradition and modernity. Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26, at  the Strand, 345 Main St. Rockland, FMI: 594-0070 or

Thu, October 27th

Ranked Choice Voting and Other Election Issues, withAmy Fried, Political Science Department. In the Bangor Room, Memorial Union, UMaine, Thursday, October 27th, 12:30 – 1:45.  FMI:

Pumpkin carving, storytelling and trick-or-treating for books await kids at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. On Thursday, October 27, 1:00 – 5:00, the Library will offer Pumpkin Carving. Pumpkins and tools will be provided while supplies last or bring your own. Artist, Mike Duffy, will be on hand to offer carving tips. Local art teachers Mike Duffy and Bob Sattler will create a spectacular Jack-0-Lantern which be raffled that night to benefit the Library. Local musicians will provide live music, open mike style during the afternoon. At 6:30 Jennifer Armstrong, musician and story teller will present a program of Halloween fun for all ages. At 7:15 5th graders and older are invited to participate in a scary story upstairs. At the same time the party moves outside to the Library’s front lawn, where the whole family can enjoy popcorn, hot cider, and Halloween music. Jack-0-Lanterns created during the day will be blazing on the stone wall in front of the Library; a sight worth seeing!

But wait there’s more! On Halloween night, October 31 from 5:00 – 7:00, the Library will provide a cozy stop for trick-or-treaters and their families. The “treat” is a free book! FMI: 244-7065.

Down to Earth Film Features Maine Climate Activists: In this uplifting and thought-provoking film, 13 Maine people of diverse ages, cultures, and gender identities  — your neighbors — passionately share their experiences and wisdom addressing climate injustices. What were the seeds for their activism? Where do they find courage, hope and support to continue to work on the global crisis of climate change?  What can we learn from their experiences and incorporate into our own lives? Thursday, October 27, 4:30, 130 Little Hall, University of Maine, Orono.  FMI: 380-5387

Guitar and Ukulele Workshop: new 6 week ukulele group class session. Thursday evenings, one hour sessions,  beginning Thursday, October 27th, beginners at 6:00 and intermediates at 7:10. Class size is limited to 10 and loaner instruments are available free of charge. Open to all ages and abilities. Private lessons available at a reduced price for workshop participants. Waterfall Arts 256 High St, Belfast, to register or FMI: Jeff Weinberger, 322-2685 or

The Oshima Brothers Host CD Release Party: Thursday, October 27th, High Mountain Hall, Camden, doors open at 6:00, show at 7:00. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and sweet treats prepared by Villageside Farm of Freedom included with admission. FMI: 512-0827 or To keep up with all the bands’ news, check out The Oshima Brothers on Facebook./*1235

Penobscot Language School in Rockland presents "Jewish Immigration: The View From Maine," a talk with Professor David Freidenreich, Thursday, October 27th at 7 p.m.  This event is co-sponsored by the Camden Conference. FMI: or call 594-1084.

The Northeast by Eastern: History, film and live music combined to present a portrait of the rural northeast in the early 20th century, illustrating a way of life from a simpler, more patient, yet enterprising American era. For years, the Belfast, Maine-based Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company sent traveling photographer-salesmen on the roads all over New England to seek buyers and markets for their unique “real photo” postcards. The Northeast by Eastern combines the Eastern Company’s comprehensive collection of early 20th century photographs with archival film footage, interviews, oral histories, a musical soundtrack featuring period music, as well as an original score by Sumner McKane. Thursday, October 27 at 7pm, at the Strand, 345 Main St. Rockland, FMI: 594-0070 or

Murder for Two, they put the laughter in manslaughter! Everyone is a suspect in Murder for Two, a hilarious musical murder mystery with a twist: One actor investigates the crime, one actor plays all the suspects, and they both play the piano. A zany blend of classic musical comedy and madcap mystery, this fast-paced whodunit is a highly theatrical duet loaded with killer laughs!  October 27th- 30th and November 3rd - 6th; Wednesdays & Thursdays at 7:00, Friday & Saturday at 8:00, and Sundays at 3:00. Penobscot Theatre Company, Bangor Opera House, 131 Main Street, Bangor, FMI: 942-3333 or

Fri, October 28th

Playpen Youth Theatre:  an opportunity forisland and peninsula children, grades K-5, to develop their talents, in a creative process that includes acting, singing, and a whole lot of laughter. Rehearsals will include games and exercises that will help develop confidence and a range of performance skills. For the first production they will tackle the tale of The Bremen Town Musicians. Rehearsals will be held on Wednesdays, 3:45-5:45, at the Island Community Center, and Fridays, 1:45-3:15, at the REACH Performing Arts Center. Performances will take place at the Stonington Opera House on January 14 & 15 at 3:00. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, November 1st. For scholarship info or to register: 367-2788.

A Man Called Ove: Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors. This is the official Swedish submission to the next Academy Awards Foreign Language film competition in 2017! At the Alamo in downtown Bucksport, Friday & Saturday, October 28th & 29th, at 6:00 & 8:20, and Sunday, October 30th, at 2:00 & 6:00. FMI:


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