Community Announcements

  • Abortion protest scheduled Oct. 2

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth Area Prayer Chain for Life will hold a vigil to protest abortion on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 2:30-3:30 p.m., rain or shine. Signs will be provided and children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Participants may gather at either of two stations, Shaw’s Plaza or St. Joseph’s Church parking lot, to

  • Open house at Combs Studio

    GOULDSBORO — Schoodic Arts for All is sponsoring an open house at the Combs Studio on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 4-6 p.m. Visit the newly refurbished pottery studio and glass fusing studio, enjoy drinks and snacks and learn more about upcoming fall offerings. For more information, call 963-2569 or visit

  • Fall festival in Brooklin Oct. 1

    BROOKLIN — The Brooklin Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1. Numerous businesses and organizations will be offering an assortment of activities. Among the festival offerings are sales and specials at businesses including Leaf and Anna and Brooklin Candy, a showing of a variety of Deborah Lothrop’s drawings, paintings, cards and prints at the

  • Tours, movie at Wilson Museum

    CASTINE — Have you been to a museum after dark? All are welcome to find out what it feels like to visit the Wilson Museum after the sun sets on Friday, Sept. 30. The shades will be drawn, and the illuminated cases will light the way for the public to self-guide through the museum (6:30

  • Dance gatherings every Sunday

    ELLSWORTH — Downeast Community Dance meets every Sunday from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth (first and third Sundays) and ArtWaves in Town Hill (second, fourth and fifth Sundays). These free-form dance gatherings are not facilitated, with music provided by volunteer DJs. Move to rhythms in your own way and have fun.

  • History talk in Gouldsboro Oct. 3

    GOULDSBORO — The Gouldsboro Historical Society’s 2022 program series concludes on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at Young-Webber Hall, the society’s headquarters at 88 Old Route 1. Historical Society researchers Mary Lou Hodge and Lucy Shapiro will present “The Fletcher Wood Family of Gouldsboro.” The talk will look at how the scion of a

  • Wild Sun Catchers event Oct. 5

    BLUE HILL — Kids are invited to a Wild Sun Catchers event on the Blue Hill Public Library lawn on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 3:30 p.m. Landere Naisbitt from Blue Hill Heritage Trust and Claire Malina from the Blue Hill Library will lead a workshop on apple trees. Participants will learn about the ecology, history

  • Free concert in Ellsworth Oct. 6

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth Community Music Institute (ECMI) will open its 2022-23 season of midday concerts at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Moore Community Center Theater. The concert will be performed by The Silver Duo — Noreen Silver, cello and Phillip Silver, piano. Admission is free to the public. Noreen and Phillip Silver

  • Solar energy info session Sept. 29

    BAR HARBOR — Learn more about solar energy with A Climate to Thrive in an information session at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. The group will talk through the different options for going solar as well as the pros and cons of switching to solar energy. It will also

  • Plant and pie sale in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Garden Club will hold its annual spring plant and pie sale on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at 74 Main St., Bucksport across from the Community Pharmacy. Perennials, plants, bulbs, pies, baked goods and used books will be offered.

  • Short film festival at The Grand

    Short film festival at The Grand

    ELLSWORTH — The Grand is hosting the Manhattan Short Film Festival on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. Manhattan Short is the only event of its kind. The final nine are screened simultaneously across the world during a one-week period, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences

  • Two-day yard sale in Blue Hill

    BLUE HILL — Central Hall’s Ladies Public Improvement Society will be holding its final yard sale for the season on Sept. 24 and 25 at 306 Falls Bridge Road. Sale hours are 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m.-noon on Sunday ($1 a bag). Items for sale include tools, kitchenware, sporting equipment, linens, books,