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After Touring Gardens Aglow, Chow Down at One of These 7 Maine Spots
Holiday activities always take so much out of you. Even good stress, is still stress. And it's not just all the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping. Sometimes it's just the amount of time you spend trying to do all the cool things. It may be office parties, or booking travel arrangements for the season, or trying to find cool things to do.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in thomaston, ME
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around thomaston..
Why a Maine Brewery’s Epic Christmas Display Shocked Some People
Here in Maine, we do Christmas decorations right. There are so many homeowners and businesses who go all out with their holiday decorations. Many of these displays rival the professional displays. Gardens Aglow, for example. I would hate to see their power bills!. One Maine brewery has taught us that...
Wiscasset students earn ‘Crazy Hair Day’
Wiscasset Elementary School students arrived one recent morning with all manner of different heads of hair than their usual look. There were pipe cleaners, hair gel, spotted tops and spikey rows. Students were celebrating reaching their goal of earning pom poms for being Safe, Responsible, and Respectful with a Crazy Hair Day.
Coastal Rivers Offers Family Program on Owls Dec. 8
On Friday, Dec. 8 from 3-4 p.m., Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust will host a family program at Coastal Rivers Salt Bay Farm with a focus on owls of Maine. Coastal Rivers naturalist Angela DesVeaux will lead a gentle walk to discover where owls may be roosting. DesVeaux will offer binoculars and owl books to borrow, and share fun facts about these amazing apex predators. Indoors at the nature center, participants will dissect an owl pellet to learn about what their owl may have eaten.
This week at Harbor Theater
Join us for our first Wednesday open captioned (OCAP) matinee of the season: “The Holiday” - (2006; PG13 - 2 hours, 16 minutes) - Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes over Christmas/Hanukkah holidays after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local. Stars Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Jack Black, and Eli Wallach. One show only at 2 p.m. Dec. 6.
Cookies, crafts and holiday history draw crowds
Saturday, Dec. 2 was a busy day for early holiday festivities around Boothbay Harbor as several venues were bustling. The Congregational Church was filled with cheer for its annual Christmas Fair in Fellowship Hall. The highlight was a delicious array of cookies and other baked goods spread out across multiple tables. In addition, there was jewelry, knitted goods, handmade crafts, preserves, wreaths and a wide selection of take-home soups. All proceeds from the fair were to go to Community Resource Council's Community Fuel Fund.
Read & Watch – How to train your dragon
Friday, December 29 – 5:30 p.m. Dinner & Discussion – 6:00 p.m. Watch the Movie. For our next Read & Watch event, we’ll be reading the action-packed, hilarious, and perfectly illustrated novel How To Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell and watching the movie adaptation of this modern classic novel beloved by children around the world.
Singer-Songwriter Performs at Merry Barn Dec. 9
Singer-songwriter Tim Winchester will perform at the Merry Barn on Saturday, Dec. 9. Winchester’s music has been described as “atmospheric” and “an ethereal landscape of storytelling.”. “Into the Open” and “Northern Lights” are Winchester’s first two albums, with “Wander” scheduled for release in spring 2024....
With increase of canine respiratory illness, Thomaston Dog Park closed until further notice
THOMASTON – Veterinarians around the country reporting an increased number of dogs presenting with acute respiratory infection from mild to life-threatening. It is a rapidly evolving situation not yet clear if this highly contagious illness is caused by an emerging pathogen or one of the well-known causes, the Thomaston Dog Park is closed until further notice, according to a Nov. 30 news release from the park’s board of directors.
Chats with Champions presents Tobler Liss
DAMARISCOTTA — Chats with Champions is proud to present local author Kay Tobler Liss on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. in the Porter Meeting Hall of Skidompha Library. This […]
Wiscasset Holiday Music Performances and Art Exhibit
On Saturday, Dec. 2, Wiscasset choral students will provide the music for the annual Wiscasset Christmas Tree Lighting. This event takes place at The First Congregational Church of Wiscasset, located at 28 High St., beginning at 4:30 p.m. Students will sing to welcome in the holiday season as well as Santa Claus, who is sure to appear!
The sixth annual Pet Angel Tree is back in Thomaston
THOMASTON, Maine (WABI) - “It has grown over the past six years,” Bielecki said. The sixth annual Pet Angel Tree is back at Pope Memorial Humane Society in Thomaston. “This room will be filled with gifts at the end. There is a tag for almost every animal in the shelter on the tree with some items on the tag that makes that animal’s stay that much comfortable while they are here with us,” Bielecki said.
Free fall classical concert
Seacoast Community Orchestra will present a free fall concert of classical music this Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. at Great Salt Bay Community School. This family-friendly concert will feature performances by the three groups of the Seacoast Orchestra. The Avanzata will include a full symphonic orchestra and play movements...
Holiday Art Show opening Dec. 4
A new show opens at Damariscotta River Grill, just in time for some holiday gift shopping! Three talented Maine women artists, Pamela Browne, Lonie Ellis and Cheryl Young will share their beautiful artwork, showcasing a wide variety of mediums. Celebrate the holiday season while enjoying a delicious dinner at the “Art at the Grill” opening evening, Thursday, Dec. 7. Join us for a special Prix Fixe three course menu that will be offered for $29, with a choice of wine pairings for $10, or choose a selection from the regular menu, from 4 to 8:30 pm. A portion of the dinner proceeds from our Prix Fixe Artist dinners is used to fund scholarships for students pursuing an art education or career. Reservations are recommended. Art is on display Dec. 4 - Jan. 29.
Elizabeth Potter featured poet at December’s Sounding Board
Prolific Round Pond poet, Elizabeth Potter, will be the featured author at The Sounding Board, on Friday, Dec. 8 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Potter’s collection of poetry, “T’ai Chi of Leaves,” was released by Moon Pie Press; and her poems have been widely published in local and national literary journals, most recently in On the Issues magazine and Yankee magazine. Four of Potter’s poems were shortlisted for the 2023 Maine Poetry Society Prize for Published Poets.
Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library
Hard to believe now, but It was way back in 2017 when the “I love a mystery column” first started. The response from locals and online readers was positive and encouraging. Thanks to the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library and the Boothbay Register/Wiscasset Newspaper for their continued support. Shortly...
Early Bird Sale door prize winners
Janson's Clothing: Peggy Roberts - $50 gift certificate; Jackie Pinard - $50 gift certificate. Shear Artistry Family Hair Salon & Company: Kathie Stephenson - haircut and style. Mama D's: Darlene Bailey - $30 gift certificate. Pier 1 Pizza: Jess Lessner - $25 gift certificate. Mung Bean: Colleen Cameron - $100...
Lincoln County Community Theater presents ‘Slow Food’
“Slow Food” - A vacationing couple celebrates their anniversary at a Greek restaurant in Palm Springs - but will the marriage survive the service? As a needy waiter insinuates his way into their meal - and their lives - the couple examines their past and their future together. Playwright Wendy MacLeod brings us a tender comedy that delves deeply into what we hunger for. "...in “Slow Food,” playwright Wendy MacLeod comes up with every imaginable (and unimaginable) way to delay the couple's gratification, while simultaneously serving up 95 minutes of delicious comedy for the audience to relish... If you've never understood the concept of the term hangry, you'll get it after seeing “Slow Food”... a tasty recipe for a great night at the theater." -BroadwayWorld.com.