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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.

Friday 9/23

Brooklin

Fiber Arts Circle: All levels, 10 AM-12 PM, library, 359-2276.

Online
Auction Fundraiser: For Island Heritage Trust, ongoing until 9/26. Visit islandheritagetrust.org.


Saturday, 9/24

Blue Hill

BH Cemetery Association Annual Meeting: 10 AM at firehouse, public welcome. Info: 266-6841, ask for Rick.

Fun With Ferns: 10 AM along Peters Brook, family friendly, space limited. Register: landere@bluehillheritagetrust.org.

Climate Change Rally: Every Sat., 12-12:30 PM, town hall. Info: 326-8641.

Ladies Public Improvement Yard Sale: To benefit Central Hall, 306 Falls Bridge Rd. 8 AM-12 PM, also Sep. 25.

Castine

Book Sale: Rain or shine, 10 AM-2 PM, library, 326-4375.

Penobscot

Public Breakfast: 7-9 AM, Methodist Church, 326-9488.

Surry

Beach Cleanup: Join Shaw Institute and Blue Hill Heritage Trust at Carter Nature Preserve, 2-4 PM, 374-5118.

Contra Dance: With Michael Fay and Reversing Falls Band, 6-9 PM, Arbutus Grange.


Sunday, 9/25

Blue Hill

Opening Reception: Hold On, group exhibit, 5-7 PM, Cynthia Winings Gallery, 917-204-4001.

Brooklin

Pop-up Breakfast: In support of lobstermen, 8-11 AM, Morning Moon Café, portion of proceeds donated to Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, 312-480-9208.

Deer Isle

Hymn Sing: With Betty Orr, 6 PM, Sunshine Advent Christian Church, 348-2620.

Rescheduled Tour of the Night Sky: With John Meader, arrive by 7 PM, Mariners Park, all ages, hosted by Stonington Public Library, Island Heritage Trust, Evergreen Garden Club, 367-5926.

Surry

Sitting/Walking Meditation: Weekly, 9-10:30 AM, Morgan Bay Zendo, info@morganbayzendo.org.


Monday, 9/26

Blue Hill

GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: At home vs. MCI, 4 PM.

GSA Volleyball: At home vs. Sumner, 5:30 and 7 PM.

Deer Isle

Benefit Dinner: For Alfred’s Christmas Fund, preorder at 348-9444, takeout or delivery, 3-6 PM, There’s a Treat.

Ellsworth/online
Grief Support Groups: 8 weeks via Zoom or in person, time to be determined by participants. Register: hospiceofhancock.org, 667-2531.


Tuesday, 9/27

Blue Hill

GSA Varsity Boys Soccer: At home vs. MCI, 4 PM.

Deer Isle

Coffeehouse: Join Healthy Island Project for socialization and tech help for age 60+, bring devices, 9-10:30 AM, Sunset Parish House, 367-6332.


Wednesday, 9/28

Brooklin

Book Group: Bring your favorite summer read, 3 PM, library.

Castine

Ceramic Tablewares of Castine, 1690-1840: Talk and slide show by Laura Sprague, 4 PM, Wilson Museum. Also virtual option, email education@wilsonmuseum.org for Zoom link.


Thursday, 9/29

Blue Hill

Author Event: Linda Buckmaster and Elizabeth Garbe discuss their recent books Sailing at the Edge of Disaster and Elemental: A Miscellany of Salt Cod and Islands, 6:30 PM, kayleigh.thomas@bhpl.net, 374-5515.

blue hill falls
Mushroom Colloquy: Four sessions with David Porter, 1 PM, Central Hall. Register: ColloquyDowneast.org.

Online
Hearing Loss Support Group: For those with hearing loss and their families, 7 PM via Zoom. Email pat@coachdobbs.com for link; info at 973-479-8083.

Conversations with Constituents: Via Zoom with Sen. Nicole Grohoski, 7 PM, bit.ly/GrohoskiConvo.


Friday, 9/30

Blue Hill

GSA Volleyball: At home vs. Narraguagus, 4 and 5:15 PM.

Homeschoolers Meet: Find out what library has to offer and meet other homeschoolers, 10:30 AM, claire.malina@bhpl.net, 374-5515.

Castine

Self-Guided Night Tour and Movie Night: Tour at 6:30 PM, movie Night at the Museum at 7:30 PM, Wilson Museum, education@wilsonmuseum.org.

Sedwick

Books & Brews: Discuss Breaking Bread: Essays from New England on Food, Hunger, and Family at Strong Brewing, 6 PM, kayleigh.thomas@bhpl.net, 374-5515. Books available to check out.


Saturday, 10/1

Blue Hill

Climate Change Rally: Every Sat., 12-12:30 PM, town hall. Info: 326-8641.

Concert: Irish trio Open the Door for Three, 7 PM, Congregational Church, Vanderkay concert series, masks/vaccines required, admission at the door, 374-2891.

Brooklin

Fall Festival: All ages, nature printing, bake sale, free books, businesses open and events all over town, 10 AM-3 PM.

Brooksville

The Four Elements with Brooklyn Rider: Grammy-nominated quartet, 7 PM, David’s Folly Farm, 374-5454. Tickets: bagaducemusic.org.

Deer Isle

Author Event: Susan Hand Shetterly reads from Notes on the Landscape of Home, 2 PM at Island Heritage Trust, co-hosted by Stonington Public Library and IHT, 367-5926.

Annual Meeting: Mt. Adams Cemetery Corp., 10:30 AM, town hall, 460-7732.

Northeast Harbor
Golf Tournament: To benefit Habitat for Humanity, 9 AM, Golf Club. Information: 702-9547.

Sedwick

Coffee with Constituents: With Sen. Nicole Grohoski, 9:30-11 AM, Strong Brewing Company.

Stonington

Apple Fest: To benefit Island Community Center, 11 AM-3 PM, ball field.


Sunday, 10/2

Castine

Concert: Baroque Orchestra of Maine, light refreshments, at private home. RSVP: 415-244-3160.
Hancock
Ride for a Cure: ATV ride to honor cancer survivors, decorate your ride, wear pink, 80 miles. Register 8 AM, ride begins 9 AM. 3 Wyman Rd. Questions: HancockCountyRideforACure@outlook.com.


Monday, 10/3

Blue Hill

Land Workshop: Make your property a bird sanctuary with BHHT and Downeast Audubon, 3-4 PM, Baptist Church. Register: landere@bluehillheritagetrust.org.

GSA Varsity Boys Soccer: At home vs. Ellsworth, 3:30 PM.

Online
Hancock County Candidates: Public forum, Nicole Grohoski, Brian Langley at 5:30 PM, John Linnehan, James Mark Worth at 7 PM.facebook.com/LWVME. To join Q & A, register at lwvme.org/Events.


Tuesday, 10/4

Blue Hill

GSA Volleyball: At home vs. Bucksport, 4 and 5:15 PM.

Online
Parent/Caregiver Classes: Six sessions, Building Routines for Success, 1-2:30 PM. Register: extension.umaine.edu/register/product/back-to-basics-building-routines-for-success.

Hancock County Candidates: Public forum, Stephen Coston, Lynne Williams at 7 PM. facebook.com/LWVME. To join Q & A, register at lwvme.org/Events.


Wednesday, 10/5

Blue Hill

GSA Varsity Boys Soccer: At home vs. Mount View, 4 PM.

Online
Hancock County Candidates: Public forum, Holly Eaton, Jason Joyce at 5:30 PM, Billy Bob Faulkingham, Roy Gott at 7 PM. facebook.com/LWVME. To join Q & A, register at lwvme.org/Events.


Thursday, 10/6

Blue Hill

GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: At home vs. Ellsworth, 3:30 PM.

Ellsworth

Hearing Loss Support Group: For those with hearing loss and their families, 2 PM, library, 973-479-8083.

online
Pain Management: Strategies to help with pain with Dr. Joshua Ehrlich, 5 PM, Zoom. Register: bit.ly/mindful-1022.

Hancock County Candidates: Public forum, Sherman Hutchins, Ronald Russell at 5:30 PM, facebook.com/LWVME. To join Q & A, register at lwvme.org/Events.

Penobscot

Public Meeting: Blue Hill Heritage Trust to discuss purchase of Wallamatogus Mountain, 5:30 PM, school, 374-5118.


Friday, 10/7

Blue Hill

GSA Volleyball: At home vs. MDI, 4 and 5:15 PM.

Deer Isle

Downeast Speaks: ISLE Theater presents storytelling event, 7 PM, Reach Performing Arts Center. Tickets: isletheater.org.


Saturday, 10/8

Blue Hill

Peninsula Potters Studio Tour & Sale: Also Oct 9, 10 AM-5 PM both days. Check peninsulapotters.com for pottery location, 646-334-6172.

GSA Varsity Boys Soccer: At home vs. Searsport, 1 PM.

Penobscot

Church Supper: Two seatings, Methodist Church. Call 326-9488 for times and more info.


Monday, 10/10

Online
Film Screening: Voices from the Barrens, Native People, Blueberries and Sovereignty. In celebration of Indigenous People’s Day. Register: landere@bluehillheritagetrust.org.


Tuesday, 10/11

College Planning: Ages 19+, career planning and financial aid information. Also available at meoc.maine.edu, 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, 581-3704.


Wednesday, 10/12

Blue Hill

GSA Varsity Boys Soccer: At home vs. MDI, 4 PM.

Online
Hancock County Candidates: Public forum, Matthew Foster, Robert Granger at 5:30 PM, Jonathan Goble, Marianne Moore at 7 PM.facebook.com/LWVME.To join Q & A, register at lwvme.org/Events.


Thursday, 10/13

Blue Hill

GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: At home vs. MDI, 4 PM.

online
Herbalist Webinar: “Healing with Invasive Plants” with Brighid Doherty, 4-5 PM. Register: landere@bluehillheritagetrust.org.
Hancock County Candidates: Public forum, Stephen Hanrahan, Nina Milliken at 7 PM.facebook.com/LWVME.To join Q & A, register at lwvme.org/Events.


Saturday, 10/15

Brooklin

Open House: Brooklin Fire Department 75th anniversary. 4-6 PM. Information: 359-4498.

Brooksville

Balm-making Workshop: with Geraldine Lavin, 10 AM-12 PM, Good Life Center, 374-5386.


Tuesday, 10/18

Blue Hill

GSA Volleyball: At home vs. Washington Academy, 4 and 5:15 PM.


Thursday, 10/20

Blue Hill

Word Festival: Many events around Blue Hill throughout the weekend. Workshops, speakers, children’s events. See schedule at wordfestival.org.


Saturday, 10/22

Penobscot

Public Breakfast: 7-9 AM, Methodist Church. Info: 326-9488.

Surry

Land Workshop: Backyard Forest Management with Sandy Walczyk. 9-11 AM at Meadowbrook Forest. Register: landere@bluehillheritagetrust.org.