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Coming Events

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 news@pbp.me.


Friday, 9/17

Blue Hill

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.

Sedwick

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.


Saturday, 9/18

Blue Hill

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.

Deer Isle

DIS Boys Soccer: v. Schenck, 1 PM, 348-2303.

Stonington

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.

Surry

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.


Monday, 9/20

Castine

MMA Men's Soccer: v. Bowdoin College, 7:30 PM, 800-464-6565.

Surry

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.


Tuesday, 9/21

Blue Hill

GSA Volleyball: Boys and girls v. Ellsworth, 4 & 5 PM, 374-2808.


Wednesday, 9/22

Blue Hill

Maine Voices on the Climate Crisis: With Kathleen Sullivan and Helena Lipstadt, 4 PM, 374-5515.

Castine

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 info@wilsonmuseum.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, admin@castinehistoricalsociety.org.

Ellsworth

Hospice Volunteers Annual Meeting: Via Zoom, 6-7:30 PM, open to public, Year in Review, Volunteer Awards, keynote by Dr. Vanessa Little, Register: info@hospiceofhancock.org.


Thursday, 9/23

Blue Hill

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, ckondratowicz@coastalfisheries.org.


Friday, 9/24

Blue Hill

GSA Boys Varsity Soccer: v. Mount View, 4 PM, 374-2808.

Castine

Shipsmithing–From Forge to Sea: With Capt. Ken Barnes, talk/tour/demonstration aboard schooner Bowdoin, 2 PM. Register: 326-9247 or info@wilsonmuseum.org with subject line: Bowdoin Shipsmithing reservation.

Deer Isle

DIS Boys Soccer: v. Narraguagus, 4 PM, 348-2303.

Surry

Danny Fischer-Lockhead Classical Performance: Tickets available online, limited seating, CDC protocols in place, 7 PM, 8 Cross Rd., surryartsandevents.com/events.


Saturday, 9/25

Blue Hill

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

Brooksville Walks!: 5K walk, run, bike exercise loop, 9 AM, start at elementary school, all ages, safety vests provided, 326-9153.

Penobscot

Community Breakfast: 7-9 AM, United Methodist Church, 14 Southern Bay Rd, 326-9488.


Sunday, 9/26

Brooksville

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.


Monday, 9/27

Blue Hill

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.

Stonington

Library Book Club—Maine 201: An Upriver Passamaquoddy by Allen Sockabasin, call to register, 6:30-7:30 PM online, 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org.


Wednesday, 9/29

Blue Hill

GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: v. Orono, 4 PM, 374-2808.

Brooklin

Book Group: West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge, 4 PM in person or via Zoom depending on weather, at library, 359-2276.

Deer Isle

DIS Boys Soccer: v. Bangor Christian, 4 PM, 348-2303.

Ellsworth

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 info@courthousegallery.com.


Thursday, 9/30

Blue Hill

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.


Saturday, 10/2

Castine

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.

Stonington

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.


Monday, 10/4

Blue Hill

Farmers Market: Every Sat., no dogs, at fairgrounds, 9-11:30 AM, bluehillfarmersmarket.com.


Tuesday, 10/5

Castine

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.


Wednesday, 10/6

Blue Hill

Colloquy Downeast: "A Nation Divided" discussion series with Sarah Everdell and Scott Miller, 4-6 PM at library. Register: colloquydowneast.org.


Thursday, 10/7

Blue Hill

GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: v. MCI, 4 PM, 374-2808.


Saturday, 10/9

Castine

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.

Deer Isle

DIS Boys Soccer: v. Jonesport-Beals, time TBD, 348-2303.


Sunday, 10/10

Castine

MMA Men's Soccer: v. SUNY Cobleskill, 2:30 PM, 800-464-6565.


Tuesday, 10/12

Blue Hill

GSA Volleyball: Boys and girls v. Machias, 5 & 6 PM, 374-2808.


Friday, 10/15

Deer Isle

DIS Boys Soccer: v. Searsport, 4 PM, 348-2303.


Saturday, 10/16

Blue Hill

GSA Girls Varsity Soccer: v. Searsport, 1 PM, 374-2808.


Sunday, 10/17

Blue Hill

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.


Saturday, 10/23

Castine

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.


Monday, 10/25

Stonington

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.


Monday, 11/22

Stonington

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.


Monday, 12/20

Stonington

Library Book Club—Maine 201: Rules by Cynthia Lord, 6:30-7:30 PM online, 367-5926, stoningtonlibrary.org.