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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.
Fri, Nov 24
Movie: Killers of the Flower Moon, 7 PM, Opera House, also 11/25, 7 PM, and 11/26, 2 PM.
Holiday Trunk Show Opening: Featuring 30 jewelry artists, 11 AM-4 PM, McVeigh Jewelry, 348-3080.
Sat, Nov 25
Holiday Craft Fair: 9 AM-1 PM, community center, 266-1413.
The Nutcracker Ballet: By Robinson Ballet, 6:30-8 PM, also 11/26, 2:30 PM, The Grand, grandonline.org.
Holiday Craft Fair: 10 AM-1 PM, Santa at 11 AM, Island Community Center, islandcommunitycenter.org.
Sun, Nov 26
Study Group: Explore relationship between eco-spirituality and climate change, 4 PM, Reversing Falls Sanctuary, 326-8564, climateactionnet.org.
Mon, Nov 27
Book Club: The Shape of a Pocket by John Berger, 6:30 PM, in person or Zoom, register at stoningtonlibrary.org or 367-5926.
Tue, Nov 28
Talk: Love in the Time of War, with Rev. Sonia Turanski, 6:30 PM, library, 374-5515.
Wed, Nov 29
Game Night: Wingspan, board bird game, beginners welcome, 6:15 PM, library, 374-5515.
Book Group: Horse by Geraldine Brooks, 4 PM, library and on Zoom, 359-2276.
Crafts for Kids: 2:30-3:30 PM, library, 326-4375.
Talk: Working with publisher, self-publishing and writing, 5-7 PM, library, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hiking Club: Crockett Cove Woods, led by Martha Bell and IHT volunteers, 9 AM, meet at parking lot, canceled if rainy or stormy.
Thu, Nov 30
Slideshow: Library director Rich Boulet's motorcycle trip in Wyoming, 7 PM, library, 374-5515.
Fri, Dec 1
Pentagöet Christmas Party: Open inn, Toys for Tots drive, 5-8 PM, pentagoet.com.
Puppet Show: Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, “The Grinch,” 6-7 PM, The Grand, grandonline.org.
Sat, Dec 2
Rabies Clinic: For dogs and cats, 10 AM-12 PM, Maine Coast Vet, 374-2385.
Winter Faire: 10 AM-3 PM, Emlen Hall, The Bay School, bayschool.org.
Christmas Marketplace: 9 AM-1 PM, St. Francis Church, 374-5200.
Opening Reception: For artist Françoise Gervais, 9-11 AM, library, 374-5515.
Craft Fair: 10 AM-2 PM, school, 515-3142.
Cribbage Tournament: Sign up at 3:30 PM, games start 4:30 PM, community center, 266-1413.
Children’s Holiday Tea: Wear fancy clothes and hats, holiday stories, crafts, 1 PM, library, 326-4560.
Light Up Castine!: Holly Berry Craft Fair and Dinner, tree lighting, caroling, Santa, shopping, 4-8 PM, castinearts.org
Rabies Clinic: For dogs and cats, 10 AM-12 PM, Deer Isle Veterinary Clinic, 374-2385.
Movie: Elf, Christmas comedy, 7-9 PM, The Grand, grandonline.org.
Puppet Show: The Grinch, Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, 1-2 PM, The Grand, grandonline.org
Festival of Trees: 8 AM-3 PM, Island Community center, proceeds donated to local charities, 367-2735.
Workshop: Jewish latkes making 2-3:30 PM, public tasting 3:30-4:30 PM, Community of Christ Church, register at 367-5926.
Sun, Dec 3
Tree Lighting: 4-5:30 PM, Santa arrives on a fire truck, community center, 326-0518.
Movie: Home Alone, popcorn and hot cocoa for kids, mulled wine for adults, 5-7 PM, Pentagöet Inn, RSVP 326-8616.
Christmas Carol Sing: 5 PM soup and sandwiches, 6 PM singing, Sunshine Advent Christian Church, 348-6062.
Community Clothing Swap: 10 AM-1 PM, The Gatherings, 385-7694, surrygatherings.org.
Tue, Dec 5
Tree Lighting: 5-6 PM, town hall, 18 Union St.
Holiday Party: Carols, hot chocolate, cookies and adult beverages, 6 PM, Blue Hill Inn, 374-2844.
Wed, Dec 6
Poetry Reading: Beatrix Gates reads, books available for sale, signing, 6 PM, library, 326-4560.
Concert: A Very Merry Holiday, holiday music, 7 PM, Opera House, operahousearts.org.
Film Screening and Conversation: Sea Level Rise, Warming & Storming, beverages and snacks 6 PM, film 7 PM, Opera House, 217-7364.
Thu, Dec 7
Wellness Class: For pain relief, wellness, offered by Healthy Acadia via Zoom, 12/7, 5-6 PM, register and Zoom link at bit.ly/mindful-12723.
Fri, Dec 8
Arts & Books Holiday Party: Compass Rose Books and Gallery B, 4-6 PM.