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Wed, July 1st
At the Bangor Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio Street, in Bangor from 2 to 6 pm.
Deer Isle Farmer's Market is from from 9:30 - 11:30 at the old elementary school.
Open mic night with Phil Clement at The Belfast Breeze Inn and Music by the Bay. Dinner options available. Every Wednesday night, 5-8PM FMI, 505-5231
Mount Desert Summer Chorale rehearsals begin Wednesday, July 1st, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Saviour's Church, 41 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor. To sign up, email Dave and Marty Ward at l at 244-0042. More details are on the group's website: mountdesertsummerchorale.org
There will be a showing of a new film, a glimpse into the world of New Roots a creative arts program created to empower the youth of the West Indies. The film, discussion and empanadas will be at the Reversing Falls Sanctuary, 818 Bagaduce Road in Brooksville.
Maine historian Earle Shettleworth will take a look at how the establishment of Route One more than a century ago set the stage for the advent of the automobile era — and tourism — along Maine’s coast. This talk is free and open to the public, and is part of the village of Bayside's Centennial celebration. It takes place at the Bayside Community Hall, 813 Shore Road in Bayside (Northport), 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 1st. For more information, call 338-3866.
Thu, July 2nd
Blue Hill Public Library will host an art show—Donald Mallow: Watercolors—during the month of July. This will be Mallow’s 11th show at the Library since the 1960’s and it will include works from earlier in his career as well as recent ones. The public is invited to a reception for the show on Saturday July 11th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. FMI, 374-5515.
Farmers’ Markets on Thursday
Castine is from 9 am to 11:30 on the Town Common
Northeast Harbor is from 9 am to noon near the Kimball Terrace Inn
Rockland is from 9 am to 12:30 pm at Harbor Park
Ellsworth – one of their market days is on Thursday from 2 to 5:30 at Maine Community Foundation parking lot Main Street
Hermon is from 2 to 6 at Danforth’s Plaza, Route 2
Bucksport from 2 to 6 pm next to the Post Office.
Brooklin is from 3 to 5 at 6 Bay Road (Route 175)
Waterville is from 2 to 6 on the corner of Appleton and Main Streets
FMI – mainefarmersmarkets.org
J & B Atlantic in Ellsworth has a Knitting/Spinning Group on Thursdays from 10 am to 1 pmand they invite everyone to come in and knit, crochet, and spin.
BAR HARBOR—Kick off a summer of super heroes at the Jesup Memorial Library with Koluskap and other Native American heroes on Thursday, July 2 at 10:30 a.m.
David Moses Bridges, of the Passamaquoddy tribe, will share superhero stories passed down from his ancestors.
Moses Bridges is a master birch bark canoe and basket maker. He lives in Bar Harbor with his wife and children.288-4245 or email email@example.com
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00am, the Jordan Planetarium at UM Orono invites children to explore the worlds of our solar system with the “Secret of the Cardboard Rocket” in July. 581-1341
The Family Caregiver Education and Support Group meets on the 1st Thursday of the month from noon to 1 pm at the Home Health Conference Room (across the street from the Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast). FMI, Margie, 930-2500
Maine Vocals (cannabis legalization network) presents a Pyroglyphics Festival from July 2nd to the 5th at Freedom Field, 75 Caron Hill Road, Harmony. FMI mainevocals.net
As part of the Acadia Trad School Music Festival going on all week on Mount Desert Island: On Thursday at 4 pm The Green Mountain Playboys and Ken Karpowicz play at Northeast Harbor Library. At 7 pm VIshten plays at the Gates Center in Bar Harbor. FMI, acadiatradschool.com
The Downtown Bangor Partnership’s 10th annual Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series and Fresh Air Market is on Thursdays located in West Market Square on Broad Street, and the Fresh Air Market will be set up along Merchants Plaza and in Pickering Square from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., July 2nd from 5 to 8 will have the RetroRockerz. FMI DowntownBangor.com
Forest Farm, Harborside, Maine, the final homestead of Helen and Scott Nearing, writers of the book, The Good Life is open from June 18th through Labor Day and visitors are welcome to tour the Nearing’s stone house with their extensive library, stone walled gardens and grounds from 1 to 5 pm - Thursday through Monday or by appointment.
The Nearing's tradition of Monday Night Meetings will begin July 6th at the Good Life Center at Forest Farm at 7 p.m. FMI, Warren Berkowitz at 374-5386
Bruce Cassaday and the rest of the Jazz Collective play every Thursday night at the Pickled Wrinkle in Birch Harbor from 5 to 8 pm.