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Local events covering Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Castine, Deer Isle, Isle au Haut, Penobscot, Sedgwick, Surry and beyond. Website updated on Fridays. The deadline to submit events for print and web is Monday at 1 p.m.
Cancellations and virus spike
To our readers: We recommend that you contact organizers to be sure that events are happening as scheduled. With the recent local rise in COVID-19 cases, we are getting some cancellations. Those we know about will be posted here. Please let us know changes at email@example.com.
A Walk in Lovely Forest: Walk along Peter's Brook, learning about wildlife habitat, forest care, conservation easements and more, children welcome. 9 AM-1 PM, 160 E. Blue Hill Rd, 578-1003.
GSA Cross Country: With several schools, 4 PM, 374-2808.
Books and Brews Book Club: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, 6 PM at Strong Brewing Co., copies of book available at Blue Hill library, 374-5515.
At Home Tennis Round Robin: Fundraiser for At Home aging, 40 players plus alternates. Preregistration required: 374-5852.
GSA Volleyball: Boys and girls v. Calais, 1 & 2 PM, 374-2808.
Fisher House Closed: Closed for tours on this date, 374-2459.
DIS Boys Soccer: v. Schenck, 1 PM, 348-2303.
Live Music: "Birds on a Wire", next to the guardrail near Isle au Haut Boat Company, 6 PM. Donation support Healthy Island Project. Info: 367-6332.
Swingmatism at the Barn: Tickets available online, limited seating, CDC protocols in place, 7 PM, 8 Cross Rd., surryartsandevents.com/events.
Old Surry Village School Preservation Group: Estate sale of donated items, proceeds to benefit historic schoolhouse, 10 AM-2 PM, 7 Toddy Pond Rd, 479-7044.
MMA Men's Soccer: v. Bowdoin College, 7:30 PM, 800-464-6565.
Historical Society Program: Coastal Maine's Native American history by Dr. Bonnie Newsom and Dr. Alice Kelley of UMaine, 7 PM, Old Town Hall, 1217 Surry Rd, masks required, 667-4877.
GSA Volleyball: Boys and girls v. Ellsworth, 4 & 5 PM, 374-2808.
Maine Voices on the Climate Crisis: With Kathleen Sullivan and Helena Lipstadt, 4 PM, 374-5515.
Donald MacMillan and the Inuit: With Genevieve LeMoine of the Peary-MacMillan Museum at Bowdoin College, 4 PM. In person at Hutchins Center and via Zoom; to attend virtually email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Zoom, MacMillan & the Inuit. 326-4375.
Cotton's Ocean–Castine and the Antebellum Cotton Trade Lecture: With historical society, by Dr. Stephen Hornsby on the importance of cotton trade to Maine economy, 7-8 PM, on Zoom, 326-4118, email@example.com.
Hospice Volunteers Annual Meeting: Via Zoom, 6-7:30 PM, open to public, Year in Review, Volunteer Awards, keynote by Dr. Vanessa Little, Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Chess Club: Kids of all ages invited to play on library lawn, 3 PM, weekly, 374-5515.
Author Event: Author Hannah Burr, Contemporary Prayers to Whatever Works, online 7 PM. Register for Zoom link: 374-5515, bhpl.net.
GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: v. Mount View, 4 PM, 374-2808.
GSA Volleyball: Boys and girls v. Woodland, 4 & 5 PM, 374-2808.
Deer Isle and Stonington
Coastal Cleanup: Join Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries and Island Heritage Trust, trash bags and disposable gloves provided, 2-4 PM. To volunteer: 367-2708, email@example.com.
GSA Boys Varsity Soccer: v. Mount View, 4 PM, 374-2808.
Shipsmithing–From Forge to Sea: With Capt. Ken Barnes, talk/tour/demonstration aboard schooner Bowdoin, 2 PM. Register: 326-9247 or firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Bowdoin Shipsmithing reservation.
DIS Boys Soccer: v. Narraguagus, 4 PM, 348-2303.
Danny Fischer-Lockhead Classical Performance: Tickets available online, limited seating, CDC protocols in place, 7 PM, 8 Cross Rd., surryartsandevents.com/events.
Ladies Public Improvement Society: Last yard sale of season, 8AM-1 PM; also 9/26 8 AM-12 PM. Proceeds benefit hall maintenance, community outreach; 306 Falls Bridge Rd.
GSA Boys Varsity Soccer: v. Houlton, 2 PM, 374-2808.
GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: v. Houlton, 12 PM, 374-2808.
Brooksville Walks!: 5K walk, run, bike exercise loop, 9 AM, start at elementary school, all ages, safety vests provided, 326-9153.
Community Breakfast: 7-9 AM, United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Rd, 326-9488.
Concert—How Can I Keep From Singing?: With Bagaduce Music, tickets available online, at Holbrook Island Sanctuary, 5 PM, bagaducemusic.org.
Herbalist Deb Soule: Presentation by founder of Avena Botanicals, 2 PM at Good Life Center, 374-5386.
Colloquy Downeast: "The Pre-Raphaelite Art Movement" online discussion series with David Miller, 4-6 PM. Register: colloquydowneast.org.
GSA Boys Varsity Soccer: v. MCI, 4 PM, 374-2808.
Library Book Club—Maine 201: An Upriver Passamaquoddy by Allen Sockabasin, call to register, 6:30-7:30 PM online, 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org.
GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: v. Orono, 4 PM, 374-2808.
Book Group: West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge, 4 PM in person or via Zoom depending on weather, at library, 359-2276.
DIS Boys Soccer: v. Bangor Christian, 4 PM, 348-2303.
Gallery Talk: "Master Effect: Jon Imber and Linda Packard," on Zoom with Jill Hoy, Linda Packard and Karen Wilkes, 5-6 PM. Register: 667-6611 or email@example.com.
Diverse Universe Teen Book Club–Banned Books Edition: You Should See Me in a Crown, 4 PM at library, books available now, 374-5515.
GSA Boys Varsity Soccer: v. Orono, 4 PM, 374-2808.
GSA Volleyball: Boys and girls v. Narraguagus, 4 & 5 PM, 374-2808.
MMA Women's Soccer: v. Thomas College, 12 PM, 800-464-6565.
MMA Men's Soccer: v. Thomas College, 2:30 PM, 800-464-6565.
AppleFest: Hosted by community center, cake walk, live music, vendors, crafts, silent auction, 11 AM-3 PM, ball field. Tickets: stoningtonapplefest.eventbrite.com, 367-2735.
Farmers Market: Every Sat., no dogs, at fairgrounds, 9-11:30 AM, bluehillfarmersmarket.com.
Live Jazz: Various local artists, reservations suggested, 6-8 PM at Pentagöet Inn, 326-8616.
MMA Men's Soccer: v. Southern Maine, 6 PM, 800-464-6565.
Colloquy Downeast: "A Nation Divided" discussion series with Sarah Everdell and Scott Miller, 4-6 PM at library. Register: colloquydowneast.org.
GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: v. MCI, 4 PM, 374-2808.
MMA Women's Soccer: v. SUNY Delhi, 12 PM, 800-464-6565.
MMA Men's Soccer: v. SUNY Delhi, 2:30 PM, 800-464-6565.
DIS Boys Soccer: v. Jonesport-Beals, time TBD, 348-2303.
MMA Men's Soccer: v. SUNY Cobleskill, 2:30 PM, 800-464-6565.
GSA Volleyball: Boys and girls v. Machias, 5 & 6 PM, 374-2808.
DIS Boys Soccer: v. Searsport, 4 PM, 348-2303.
GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: v. Searsport, 1 PM, 374-2808.
Fall Shoot and Open House: Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club, 54 Range Rd, 10 AM-4 PM, family friendly, lots of events, food. Info: bluehillrpc.org.
MMA Women's Soccer: v. Husson University, 12 PM, 800-464-6565.
MMA Men's Soccer: v. Husson University, 2:30 PM, 800-464-6565.
Library Book Club—Maine 201: The Glass Town Game by Catherynne Valente, call to register, 6:30-7:30 PM online, 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org.
Library Book Club—Maine 201: Sigh, Gone: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc Tran, 6:30-7:30 PM online, 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org.
Library Book Club—Maine 201: Rules by Cynthia Lord, 6:30-7:30 PM online, 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org.