WERU Community Calendar On Air

Wed, September 18th

Blue Hill (Play Reading)
Play Reading Group to read How I Learned to Drive, by Paula Vogel. No experience necessary. Wednesday, September 18, 4:00 - 6:00, Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net.
Union (Author Talk)
Mainers on the Titanic: Author Mac Smith presents the stories of Titanic passengers with ties to Maine. Meticulously researched, this book reveals the agonizing day-to-day wait of Mainers for news about their loved ones and details about those Maine passengers who made it back to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wednesday, September 18th, 6:30, at the Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union. FMI: 207-785-4733.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
Dan Crandall Smith is a rare vocal stylist who is a true crowd-pleaser. He draws his song selections from America’s favorite music. Wednesday,September 18th, 6:00 – 8:00, at the Barncastle Inn, 125 South St, Blue Hill. FMI: barn-castle.com.
Penobscot (Open House)
The Cannery at South Penobscot graciously welcomes the community to visit for a casual Open House Reception and Celebration of the coming of Fall on the Peninsula. All are welcome. Refreshments and good company provided! Wednesday, September 18, 4:30 - 6:30, 207 Southern Bay Rd, Penobscot. Sponsored by  the Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, FMI: bluehillpeninsula.org.
Blue Hill (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Blue Hill -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:30, Halcyon Grange, Rt 15, North Blue Hill. FMI: Mike at 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com. CALL to confirm if road conditions questionable.  
Ellsworth (High Tea)
Afternoon High Tea at Woodlawn: Enjoy high tea in an enchanting setting. Woodlawn’s high teas are a long-standing tradition that have been delighting guests for many years. Tickets include a visit of the Black House. Wednesday afternoons through September 18th, 3:00 - 4:00, Woodlawn Museum, Ellsworth. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. Tickets, menu & more info: woodlawnmuseum.com.
SEARSPORT (Live Music Jam)
Old-Fashioned Picking Party: fun and informal, guided community jams, not performances, so bring your instruments and songs to share. Tables are available to sell your crafts and farm produce, on-going art and rag weaving demonstrations, and food! Everyone’s welcome and it’s free. Wednesdays through September 18, 5:00 - 7:00, Searsport Shores Campground, 216 West Main St. FMI: campocean@gmail.com.
Stockton Springs (Live Music, Open Mic)
Stockton Springs Open Mic Plus opens with Open Mic at 7:00, followed at 8:15 by Gordon Bok and The January Men and Then Some. Wednesday, September 18th, at the Sandy Point Community Club, 684 US Route 1, Stockton Springs, 3.5 miles south of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge. FMI: 567-4044.
Southwest Harbor (Live Music Jam)
Wednesday Night Traditional Music Session: a traditional music session focusing on Québécois and Celtic music. All acoustic instruments welcome. Every Wednesday night, 6:30 - 8:30, Silent City Coffee Shop, 12 Village Green Way, Southwest Harbor. FMI: Ray, 244-8090 or Quebecabouche@gmail.com.

Thu, September 19th

Orono (Author Talk)
Maine author Robert Klose reads from his new book Life on Mars. Copies to be signed available at the event and a portion of proceeds go to the Orono Public Library. Thursday, September 19th, 6:00, Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St, Orono. FMI: library.orono.org or 866-5060.
Bar Harbor (Author Talk)
Death in Acadia: And Other Misadventures in Maine’s National Park chronicles some of the seventy-eight deaths that have occurred in Acadia National Park. Author talk and book signing with Randi Minetor Thursday, September 19th, 7:00, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St, Bar Harbor. FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245.
Blue Hill (Presentation)
You Count! The 2020 Census, with Dr. Becky Hayes Boober. Learn what is new with the 2020 census. Thursday, September 19, 6:30, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI:  bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Bar Harbor (Auditions)
Auditions for ACT’s holiday play, Closed for the Holidays: Thursday, September 19, 6:00 - 9:00, MDI High School. Closed for the Holidays is “a spirited and heartwarming comedy with a healthy dose of holiday magic.” Audition materials and more information: acadiacommunitytheater.net or on the Acadia Community Theater Facebook page.
Blue Hill (Story Time)
Pajama Storytime for kids up to 5 years old. Thursday, September 19, 6:00 - 7:30, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Blue Hill (Teen Program)
“Panels & Pizza” Graphic Novel Discussion Group for Teens will discuss Lumberjanes: Beware the Kitten Holy, by Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis. Copies available. Friday, September 20, 4:30 - 6:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI:  bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Surry (Drawing Workshop)

Life Drawing at The Gatherings in Surry. Sketch from live models using a variety of drawing media; charcoal and pastels to colored pencils. No experience necessary and all skill levels are encouraged to exercise observational skills of the human figure. This is an 18 years+ course, limit of 16 participants. Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00 noon, through November 21,  at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: 385-1661.

Belfast (Workshop)
Getting to Know Our Trees: A hands-on session using primarily branch samples. Learn to focus on a few of the important characteristics that distinguish similar species. A 10x hand lens and camera are helpful. Suitable for kids 8-ish through adults. Sponsored by the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition. Thursday, September 19th, 6:30 – 8:00, at the Belfast Free Library, 106 Main St. FMI: belfastbaywatershed.org.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
John Gallagher on double bass and Hugh Bowden on guitar play jazz standards and bossa novas. Thursday, September 19, 6:00 - 8:00, at Thurston Co, 66 Main St, Blue Hill. FMI and reservations: 374-7166.
Bangor (Fundraiser)
Downeast Chapter Ducks Unlimited Fundraiser: Banquet and Auction to support wetlands conservation. Thursday, September 19, 5:30 - 10:00, Bangor Banquet & Conference Center, 713 Hogan Rd. Tickets: 745-1936,  989-6082, or ducks.org/Maine.
Bangor (Chorus)
Join the New Renaissance Singers in community and song.  Everyone welcome, no auditions.  Fall Rehearsals for the December Concert are Thursdays, 7:00, at the Unitarian Universalist Society, 120 Park Street in Bangor. FMI: mkilbride@roadrunner.com.
Cherryfield (Dance)
A new morris dance team is forming. Morris dancing is an ancient celebration, a display of dance and music performed at seasonal festivals and holidays to banish the dark of winter, celebrate the warmth and fertility of summer, and bring in autumn's golden harvest. Accepting ages 12-99. Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:00, Cherryfield Academy Community Center, 53 Main St. FMI: huntandallison@gmail.com.

Fri, September 20th

Bar Harbor (Story Slam)
Words Unleashed! Story Slam I'll Never Do That Again:  Have you ever done something and thought, or maybe muttered to yourself, “I’ll never do that again?” Emcee Jeff Miller welcomes everyone to share a story that fits the theme. Friday, September 20th, 7:00, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor. FMI: jesuplibrary.org.
Bucksport (Film)
The Farewell: a heartfelt celebration of both the way we perform family and the way we live it, masterfully interweaving a gently humorous depiction of the good lie in action with a richly moving story of how family can unite and strengthen us, often in spite of ourselves. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, September 20th – 22nd. Friday and Saturday at 6:00 and 8:15; Sunday at 2:00 with captions and 6:00. FMI: oldfilm.org.
Winter Harbor (Bird Watching)
Seawatch at Schoodic Point: Daily Bird Watching, expect to see migrating birds such as common loon, scoters, gannets and more. Observation hours with a bird ecologist through November 15th, daily 7:00 – 10:00 am, or drop in any time and bring your binoculars! Schoodic Point, 1 Acadia Dr, Winter Harbor. FMI: schoodicinstitute.org.
Camden (Story Time)
Grown-Up Story Hour: A different story read aloud each week by a rotating group of librarians and community members. Every Friday morning, 11:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Yoga Class)
Yoga in the Amphitheatre: Join Denyse for yoga classes in this beautiful setting. Every Tuesday and Friday, 9:00 - 10:00, through September 27, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.  
Camden (Chess Club)
Chess Club: Learn new skills and practice for all levels. New members welcome. Every Friday afternoon, 4:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Chess Club)
The Camden Opera House presents Elvis, Jerry Lee, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins in One Night in Memphis Friday, September 20th at 7:30 PM.  Information at camdenoperahouse.com
TOWN HILL (Farmers Market)
Acadia Farmers Market: featuring organic produce, poultry, pork, beef, dairy, goat cheese, flowers, baked goods, fermented goods, honey, and more. Shop local and meet your farmers, friends and neighbors. Family and pet friendly, playground and ATM conveniently adjacent to the market.  3:00 – 6:00, every Friday through September, Village Improvement Society/Firehouse, Route 2, Town Hill. FMI: zeppa@aol.com.
Belfast (Farmers Market)
The original Belfast Farmers Market features over 25 vendors selling locally grown fruits and vegetables, pastured meats, seafood, baked goods, artisanal cheeses, prepared local foods, plants and more. EBT accepted! Every Friday 9:00 – 1:00, outside, at Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: Facebook, Instagram, or belfastfarmersmarket.org.
Monroe (Local Food & Music)
Grill and Chill at Toddy Pond Farm: casual family friendly farm dinners and local live music. Friday nights, 5:00 – 9:00, through September 27th, Toddy Pond Farm, 174 Carver Rd, Monroe. Details and more info: toddypondfarm.com/grillandchill.

Sat, September 21st

Blue Hill (Workshop)
Electronic Music Workshop: synthesizers, drum machine, and programming. Saturday, September 21, 1:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI:  bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Surry (Beach Clean-Up)
Beach Cleanup Day at Carter Nature Preserve. Family friendly; please bring water bottles, wear durable work gloves, sunscreen, and sturdy shoes! Participants will receive coupons for Pugnuts Ice Cream as a special reward! Saturday, September 21, 9:00 - 11:00, Carter Nature Preserve, Cross Rd, Surry. FMI: bluehillheritagetrust.org.
Bucksport (Film)
The Farewell: a heartfelt celebration of both the way we perform family and the way we live it, masterfully interweaving a gently humorous depiction of the good lie in action with a richly moving story of how family can unite and strengthen us, often in spite of ourselves. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, September 21st & 22nd. Saturday at 6:00 and 8:15; Sunday at 2:00 with captions and 6:00. FMI: oldfilm.org.
Bar Harbor (Live Music)
Classical Guitar and Trumpet Duo: classical guitarist Kevin Morse and trumpeter Mark Tipton present a unique, delightful program of music featuring both classical and jazz pieces.  Saturday, September 21, 7:30, Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mt. Desert St. FMI: brevcamp@myfairpoint.net.
Old Town (Festival)
Hirundo Wildlife Refuge Fall Fest:  September 21st & 22nd, with leaf-peeping and sunset paddles on Pushaw Stream both days. On Saturday, 10:00 – 3:00, the Nature-Made Market will have crafts, food, a live owl visit, archery, and bee whispering. On Sunday there is a Fungi Foraging Workshop, RSVP required. 1107 West Old Town Rd / Route 43 in Old Town. Registration and more info: hirundomaine.org
Bath (Live Music)
Matt Newberg and the Hearts of Gold will be putting on a spectacular Americana performance at the Chocolate Church Arts Center. Saturday, September 21st, 7:30 - 9:30. 804 Washington Street, Bath. FMI: chocolatechurchartscenter or (207) 442-8455.
South Paris (Storytelling)
Milbre Burch’s Tales from Beyond the Ban: the Grammy-nominated storyteller shares stories of perseverance and passion from Libya, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Saturday, September 21st, 7:30, at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Rd, South Paris.  Tickets and Info: CelebrationBarn.com, Box Office: (207) 743-8452.
Blue Hill (Geneology Research)
Drop-In Genealogy Help Desk at the Blue Hill Library with Liffey Thorpe. Saturday, September 21, 10:00 - 1:00. FMI:  bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Franklin (Community Meal, Fundraiser)
Community Supper featuring baked beans, hot dogs, mac & cheese, salads, rolls, dessert.  All money raised goes to fuel fund dedicated to helping those in need with their winter oil or gas bills.  Every third Saturday of the Month, 5:00 - 6:30, Franklin United Methodist Community Church  24 Main Street Franklin.  FMI : 565-2278.
Lincolnville Center (Flea Market)
Lincolnville Center Indoor Flea Market features a full house of vendors offering a wide array of merchandise plus fresh baked goods and breakfast casseroles. Every third Saturday of the Month, May through October, 8 :00 – 1:00, at the Community Building, 18 Searsmont Road / Rt 173,  Lincolnville CENTER. FMI:  785-3521.  All welcome.

Sun, September 22nd

Bucksport (Film)
The Farewell: a heartfelt celebration of both the way we perform family and the way we live it, masterfully interweaving a gently humorous depiction of the good lie in action with a richly moving story of how family can unite and strengthen us, often in spite of ourselves. At the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport, Sunday, September 22nd, at 2:00 with captions and 6:00. FMI: oldfilm.org.
Rockland (Concert)
Flor de Toloache is an all-women mariachi group with a fresh, edgy take on traditional Mexican music. In concert Sunday, September 22, 7:30, at the Strand Theatre in Rockland. Tickets and info: rocklandstrand.com or 594-0070.
Belfast (Live Music Jam)
Weekly Jam Session: open to everyone at any playing level.  We usually play fiddle tunes from the New England contra dance tradition, the traditional music of French and Atlantic Canada, English country dance, Irish jigs and reels, old-timey music and the occasional song. Sundays, 6:00 – 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: belfastfiddlers@gmail.com.
Waldoboro (Live Music Jam)
Attention lovers of Old Time bluegrass, classic country, and sea shanties! Come out to play (or listen) at our jam session. We are lucky to have a wonderful community of musicians in the midcoast area and we would love to have you join us. Every Sunday, 4:00 – 6:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.

Mon, September 23rd

West Tremont (Talk and Slide Show)
History of Quilting with Linda Robinson. Learn about the history and art of quilting: traditional quilt patterns, fellowship of a quilting bee, and messages embedded in quilts for the underground railroad. Reception for quilt artists to follow. Monday, September 23rd, 7:00, Pacific Hall, 737 Tremont Rd, West Tremont. FMI: 244-3798 or bassharborlibrary.com.
Sullivan (Author Talk)
The Seaweed Chronicles, A World at the Waters Edge:  Travel deep into the world of this essential organism with author Susan Hand Shetterly as she provides an immersive, often poetic, look at life on the rugged shores of the Gulf of Maine. Monday, September 23, 6:00, Sullivan Sorrento Recreation Center, 1776 US Highway 1, Sullivan. FMI: frenchman.lib.me.us.
Belfast (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Belfast -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Mondays, 7:30 to 9:30, at the American Legion Hall, 143 Church St, Belfast. FMI:  gkoyanagi20@gmail.com.  Please email first if road conditions are questionable.

Tue, September 24th

Rockport (Benefit)
PAWS Benefit Night At Flatbread: A great way to support a great cause - eat wonderful pizza and support the work that PAWS does to save, protect and provide forever homes for animals in our community! A portion of every pizza sold will go directly to PAWS,  pizza T0-Go too! Tuesday, September 24, 5:00 - 9:00, Flatbread Pizza, 399 Comercial St, Rockport. FMI: pawsadoption.org.
Blue Hill (Workshop)
Digital Decluttering: Workshop on how to avoid running out of storage space. Tuesday, September 24, 2:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Camden (Talk)
Fearless Eating - Interpreting Diet Trends: Health and Wellness Coach Hester Kohl explains why diets don't work and how to eat what you love while balancing eating for nourishment and enjoyment. Tuesday, September 24th, 7:00, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Camden (Workshops)
New Ventures: My Money Works Series. Gain the skills and confidence needed to stretch your money, pay bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. Tuesdays, September 24th – October 15th, 10:00 – 12:00 noon, at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: librarycamden.org or 236-3440; or Melinda at 593-7942 or melinda.wildes@maine.edu.
Winter Harbor (Bird Watching)
Seawatch at Schoodic Point: Daily Bird Watching, expect to see migrating birds such as common loon, scoters, gannets and more. Observation hours with a bird ecologist through November 15th, daily 7:00 – 10:00 am, or drop in any time and bring your binoculars! Schoodic Point, 1 Acadia Dr, Winter Harbor. FMI: schoodicinstitute.org.
Camden (Yoga Class)
Yoga in the Amphitheatre: Join Denyse for yoga classes in this beautiful setting. Every Tuesday and Friday, 9:00 - 10:00, through September 27, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.  
Stonington (Farm Tour)
Rabbit Hill Farm Day! Hop on over!  Visit with baby rabbits.  Tour a certified organic farm.  Explore Rabbit Island.  Picnic at the shore. Tuesday, September 24th, 10:00 - 2:00, Rabbit Hill Farm, 148 Barbour Farm Rd, Stonington. FMI: cherylwixsonskitchen.com.    
Castine (Live Music)
The Night & Day Jazz Trio with Steve Orlofsky on flute, clarinet and sax; Chris Poulin on guitar and vocals; and Joel Mann on bass. Every Tuesday, 5:00 – 8:00, rain or shine, on the porch of the Pentagoet (pen-ta go-it) Inn, 26 Main St, Castine. Reservations suggested: 326-8616.
Camden (Language Group)
Leer y Charlar: a Spanish Conversation Group meeting each second and fourth Tuesday, 1:00 - 2:00, at the Camden Public Library. Fluent speakers welcome to join! FMI: librarycamden.org.    

Wed, September 25th

Deer Isle (Readings)
Deer Isle Writers Public Reading: Members of the Deer Isle Writers Group will read from their work, followed by an open reading as time allows.   Wednesdat, September 25, 7:00, Saint Brendan the Navigator Episcopal Church, 627 North Deer Isle Road (Route 15), Deer Isle. FMI: stbrendans-me.org/.    
Blue Hill (Childrens' Program)
Kneisel Hall Interactive Children’s Concert with folk-influenced classical music, for ages 7-12. Wednesday, September 25, 4:30, at the Blue Hill Public Library FMI:  bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Ellsworth (Open Mic)
Open Mic Night at Fogtown Brewing Company: Wednesday, September 25th, 6:00 - 9:00. Arrive early to reserve a spot! 15 minute set, Fogtown will provide a full band setup. No cover. 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information, visit fogtownbrewing.com
Blue Hill (Live Music)
Crosswinds, Kevin Campbell and Geoff Neal: playing jazz stylings, both classics and originals; standards featuring vocal and instrumental music; and folk. Wednesday, September 25th, 6:00 – 8:00, at the Barncastle Inn, 125 South St, Blue Hill. FMI: barn-castle.com.
Portland (Forum)
Recharged! Maine's 2019 Energy Legislation: Learn about the changes made to Maine's energy policy at the last legislative session; what drove the changes; the possible effects on Maine's place in New England energy markets; and what the future holds. Wednesday morning, September 25th, 7:30 - 10:00 AM, Hannaford Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, 88 Bedford St, Portland. FMI: e2tech.org.
Blue Hill (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Blue Hill -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:30, Halcyon Grange, Rt 15, North Blue Hill. FMI: Mike at 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com. CALL to confirm if road conditions questionable.  
Southwest Harbor (Live Music Jam)
Wednesday Night Traditional Music Session: a traditional music session focusing on Québécois and Celtic music. All acoustic instruments welcome. Every Wednesday night, 6:30 - 8:30, Silent City Coffee Shop, 12 Village Green Way, Southwest Harbor. FMI: Ray, 244-8090 or Quebecabouche@gmail.com.

Thu, September 26th

Bucksport (Lecture)
True North: Tice's Story: Author Mark Alan Leslie weaves the tale of one slave whose dangerous race to freedom on the underground railroad takes him through Maine. Thursday, September 26th, 7:00, Brown Hall, Elm St Congregational Church,  70 Franklin St, Bucksport. FMI: Valorie1949@gmail.com.
Ellsworth (Celebration)
Huckleberry Ale Release Party: a Fogtown Brewing Company and Frenchman Bay Conservancy collaboration beer brewed with huckleberries hand-picked during the Frenchman Bay Conservancy forage hike at the Baker Hill/Long Ledges Preserves in Sullivan. Thursday, September 26th, 5:00 – 7:00, Fogtown Brewing in Ellsworth. Eat At Joe's food truck serving great eats made with local and organic ingredients. FMI: fogtownbrewing.com.
Surry (Drawing Workshop)

Life Drawing at The Gatherings in Surry. Sketch from live models using a variety of drawing media; charcoal and pastels to colored pencils. No experience necessary and all skill levels are encouraged to exercise observational skills of the human figure. This is an 18 years+ course, limit of 16 participants. Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00 noon, through November 21,  at The Gatherings, 1208 Surry Rd, Surry. FMI: 385-1661.

Camden (Author Reading)
One Bridge, Two Voices/ Un Puente, Dos Voces: Honduran poet Ana María Alemán and Camden poet Janet Gold read selections from their book; describe the challenges of publishing in Honduras; and share inspiring stories of cultural collaboration and creativity from a historic gathering of poets from around the world. Thursday, September 26, 7:00, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Camden (Songwriters Workshop)
Songwriter Sessions: A supportive group for songwriters of all levels, providing opportunities for feedback, collaboration, and fun. The group meets last Thursday of each month, 6:00 – 8:30, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. New members welcome. FMI: Ken Gross at 236-3440.
Bangor (Chorus)
Join the New Renaissance Singers in community and song.  Everyone welcome, no auditions.  Fall Rehearsals for the December Concert are Thursdays, 7:00, at the Unitarian Universalist Society, 120 Park Street in Bangor. FMI: mkilbride@roadrunner.com.
Cherryfield (Dance)
A new morris dance team is forming. Morris dancing is an ancient celebration, a display of dance and music performed at seasonal festivals and holidays to banish the dark of winter, celebrate the warmth and fertility of summer, and bring in autumn's golden harvest. Accepting ages 12-99. Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:00, Cherryfield Academy Community Center, 53 Main St. FMI: huntandallison@gmail.com.

Fri, September 27th

Belfast (Art Exhibitions, Celebration)

The Village Canoe Art Exhibition:  Inaugural Group Show with two exhibitions, talks, music and dancing. It's the culmination of a 10-day canoe expedition down the Penobscot River, where 10 artists paddled from Bangor to Brooklin.  At Waterfall Arts, High St, Belfast and Heritage Park on the Waterfront in Belfast. For schedule and more information: villagecanoe.org 

Stonington (Talk)
Lunch and Learn: One Fish, Two Fish, Old Fish, New Fish. Some fish are skinny. Some are fat. Some travel far, and some stay near. Why? Learn more in this presentation about a flagship program chasing Atlantic cod and other groundfish in the Eastern Gulf of Maine. Friday, September 27, 12:30 - 1:30, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, 13 Atlantic Ave, Stonington. FMI: coastalfisheries.org
Winter Harbor (Bird Watching)
Seawatch at Schoodic Point: Daily Bird Watching, expect to see migrating birds such as common loon, scoters, gannets and more. Observation hours with a bird ecologist through November 15th, daily 7:00 – 10:00 am, or drop in any time and bring your binoculars! Schoodic Point, 1 Acadia Dr, Winter Harbor. FMI: schoodicinstitute.org.
Bar Harbor (Volunteer Opportunity)
Coffee and Conversation: Join us for coffee, meet new friends, and learn more about the MDI Hospital Auxiliary and other volunteer opportunities at MDI Hospital.  Friday morning, September 27, 8:30 - 10:00, Lisa Stewart Women's Health Center, 330 Main St, Bar Harbor. FMI: contact Carly Ancona at 801.5046 or mdihospital.org.
Bucksport (Film Festival)
Fourth Annual International Maritime Film Festival: A contest of films celebrating the heritage, spirit of adventure, and ingenuity of boats and waterborne pursuits. September 27th through 29th at the Alamo Theatre, 85 Main St, Bucksport. Tickets, schedule and more information at maritimefilmfestival.com.
Camden (Story Time)
Grown-Up Story Hour: A different story read aloud each week by a rotating group of librarians and community members. Every Friday morning, 11:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Yoga Class)
Yoga in the Amphitheatre: Join Denyse for yoga classes in this beautiful setting. Every Tuesday and Friday, 9:00 - 10:00, through September 27, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.  
Camden (Chess Club)
Chess Club: Learn new skills and practice for all levels. New members welcome. Every Friday afternoon, 4:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Orono (Chess Club)
Open Communication presents Nonviolent Communication (NVC) 101 Workshop on Friday, September 27th and Saturday, September 28th at The Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue in Orono with instruction by Peggy Smith, trainer with the International Center for Nonviolent Communication.  opencommunication.org or 789-5299.
TOWN HILL (Farmers Market)
Acadia Farmers Market: featuring organic produce, poultry, pork, beef, dairy, goat cheese, flowers, baked goods, fermented goods, honey, and more. Shop local and meet your farmers, friends and neighbors. Family and pet friendly, playground and ATM conveniently adjacent to the market.  3:00 – 6:00, every Friday through September, Village Improvement Society/Firehouse, Route 2, Town Hill. FMI: zeppa@aol.com.
Belfast (Farmers Market)
The original Belfast Farmers Market features over 25 vendors selling locally grown fruits and vegetables, pastured meats, seafood, baked goods, artisanal cheeses, prepared local foods, plants and more. EBT accepted! Every Friday 9:00 – 1:00, outside, at Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: Facebook, Instagram, or belfastfarmersmarket.org.
Monroe (Local Food & Music)
Grill and Chill at Toddy Pond Farm: casual family friendly farm dinners and local live music. Friday nights, 5:00 – 9:00, through September 27th, Toddy Pond Farm, 174 Carver Rd, Monroe. Details and more info: toddypondfarm.com/grillandchill.

Sat, September 28th

Orono (Local Food & Music)
The Collins Center for the Arts presents a concert featuring Bobby McFerrin, Saturday, September 28th at 8 PM. Tickets and details at collins center for the arts dot com.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
Fogtown Brewing Company presents a cosmic evening of psychedelic indie rock with New-York based band Alpenglow. Saturday, September 28, 7:00, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information, visit fogtownbrewing.com.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
“One More Saturday Night” plays spirited renditions of standards from the Grateful Dead catalog and beyond. Saturday, September 28, 6:00 – 8:00, at the Barncastle Inn, 125 South St, Blue Hill. FMI: barn-castle.com.
Blue Hill (Discussion)
“Readings on Race” Discussion Group will discuss the podcast series, Seeing White. Saturday, September 28, 2:00 - 4:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library.  FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Camden (Book Club)
Simply Books! Book Club: Bring along whatever book you are currently reading, and share it with the group. Meets at 2:00, on the fourth Saturday of the month, Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. FMI: 236-3440 or librarycamden.org.
Belfast (Paddle)
High Tea at High Tide: Paddle the Passagassawakeag (Passy) with the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition. Start at the Belfast Boathouse, paddle to Head of Tide and back. Bring your boat, paddle, PFD, water, lunch, protection from sun, rain, bugs. No charge. Saturday, September 28, meet at the Boathouse at 10:00, 34 Commercial St, Belfast. FMI: 338-1147.  
Bath (Live Music)
The Last Waltz : A who’s who of Maine recording artists returns to perform a loving tribute to The Band’s iconic farewell concert. Members of The Boneheads, The Maine Dead Project, The Fogcutters, Dave Mallett’s band, and the Colwell Brothers create a multi-media concert experience to remember.  Saturday, September 28, 7:30, Chocolate Church, Bath. FMI: chocolatechurchartscenter.org.
Belfast (Live Music)
Common House Concerts presents folk singer Sara Grey with special guest Will Brown. Saturday, September 28, 7:00, at Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage, 25 Village Road, Belfast. Admission by donation at the door. Refreshments provided. Reservations and more info:  commonhouseconcerts@gmail.com or bit.ly/saragrey.

Sun, September 29th

Liberty (Live Music)

La Terza Classe, a bluegrass band from Naples, Italy, and unique "Napolitano theatricality" plays foot stomping, spirit raising bluegrass classics, old-timey favorites and originals. It’s a good old fashioned Maine Fall hootenanny on Sunday, September 29, 4:00 - 6:00, Lake St. George Brewing Co, 4 Marshall Shore Rd, Liberty. FMI:  laterzaclasse.it.

Bath (Live Music)
Còig is an amazing Celtic group performing at the Chocolate Church Arts Center on Sunday, September 29th, 7:30 to 9:30. The Chocolate Church is located at 804 Washington Street in Bath. FMI: chocolatechurchartscenter.org or (207) 442-8455.
Belfast (Live Music Jam)
Weekly Jam Session: open to everyone at any playing level.  We usually play fiddle tunes from the New England contra dance tradition, the traditional music of French and Atlantic Canada, English country dance, Irish jigs and reels, old-timey music and the occasional song. Sundays, 6:00 – 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: belfastfiddlers@gmail.com.
Waldoboro (Live Music Jam)
Attention lovers of Old Time bluegrass, classic country, and sea shanties! Come out to play (or listen) at our jam session. We are lucky to have a wonderful community of musicians in the midcoast area and we would love to have you join us. Every Sunday, 4:00 – 6:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.

Mon, September 30th

Belfast (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Belfast -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Mondays, 7:30 to 9:30, at the American Legion Hall, 143 Church St, Belfast. FMI:  gkoyanagi20@gmail.com.  Please email first if road conditions are questionable.

Tue, October 1st

Winter Harbor (Bird Watching)
Seawatch at Schoodic Point: Daily Bird Watching, expect to see migrating birds such as common loon, scoters, gannets and more. Observation hours with a bird ecologist through November 15th, daily 7:00 – 10:00 am, or drop in any time and bring your binoculars! Schoodic Point, 1 Acadia Dr, Winter Harbor. FMI: schoodicinstitute.org.
Bar Harbor (Live Music)
An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash live at the 1932 Criterion Theatre. Tuesday, October 1st, 8:00, 35 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor.  FMI: criteriontheatre.org.
Castine (Live Music)
The Night & Day Jazz Trio with Steve Orlofsky on flute, clarinet and sax; Chris Poulin on guitar and vocals; and Joel Mann on bass. Every Tuesday, 5:00 – 8:00, rain or shine, on the porch of the Pentagoet (pen-ta go-it) Inn, 26 Main St, Castine. Reservations suggested: 326-8616.

Wed, October 2nd

Blue Hill (Dance Class)
Scottish Country Dance Classes in Blue Hill -  Dance to lively jigs, reels and  stately strathspeys. Come with or without a partner. Technique and figures are taught. Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:30, Halcyon Grange, Rt 15, North Blue Hill. FMI: Mike at 348-9308 or mjlittle2318@hotmail.com. CALL to confirm if road conditions questionable.  
Southwest Harbor (Live Music Jam)
Wednesday Night Traditional Music Session: a traditional music session focusing on Québécois and Celtic music. All acoustic instruments welcome. Every Wednesday night, 6:30 - 8:30, Silent City Coffee Shop, 12 Village Green Way, Southwest Harbor. FMI: Ray, 244-8090 or Quebecabouche@gmail.com.