Marsh River Theater

BROOKS — Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16, 17, 23 and 24, at 7:30 p.m.: Marsh River Theater presents “Vanities.” Three friends in high school and college meet years later and realize that people can drift apart. This is a youth production and stars Lily Nevelle as Joanne, Madison Oliver as Mary and Chase Weaver as Kathy.

Indoor Flea Market

LINCOLNVILLE CENTER — Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m.-noon: The Lincolnville Center Indoor Flea Market, held in the Community Building, at 18 Searsmont Road, Route 173, features antiques, handcrafts, artwork, and seasonal decorations such as Cinderella pumpkins, broom straw, and Chinese lanterns. Church members will be selling sweet and savory baked goods, all packed for takeout. All are welcome. Sponsored by the United Christian Church. Masks recommended.

Repair Cafe

BELFAST — Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. to noon: Bring fibers that need fixing or small electrical appliances that need repair. Bring replacement parts if you have them. Basic bike repairs; sewing machine on hand for mending. To help manage crowding and get basic tools together, please fill out the form at

Thorndike Days

THORNDIKE — Saturday, Sept. 17: Celebrate the town, beginning with a parade at 10 a.m. that starts at the corner of East Thorndike Road and continues down through Gordon Hill Road. Also planned are vendors from all over, live music outside the Central Maine Auction Hall, children’s activities, and lots of food, including a Chicken Barbecue and Cal’s Food Truck. All are welcome!

Nature walk: ‘Mushrooms and Other Fungi’

NORTHPORT — Coastal Mountains Nature Program presents “Mushrooms and Other Fungi” on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon at the St. Clair Preserve (Knights Pond) in Northport. Directions: Take Route 1 to Northport, turn west on Beech Road for 2.3 miles, turn left on Knights Pond Road and drive 1.8 miles to the end.

Makers Guild of Maine Community Open Day

SEARSPORT — Sunday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Makers Guild of Maine, which raises awareness of hand-making, music-making and cooking skills, invites the public to its free Community Open Day at Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, 216 West Main St. Enjoy live music, attend making classes/demonstrations and shop for handmade items at the Maine Makers Market. Also explore the campground’s organic gardens and woodland trails, rent a kayak, beachcomb and picnic. All ages welcome, but leave pets at home. For more information, visit

Afternoon Tea

BROOKS — Sunday, Sept. 18, 3 p.m., to benefit the Brooks Historical Society: The tea will be held at the Menard Barn on Moosehead Trail. Price is $18 for adults and $8 for children under 5. Seating is limited, so reservations are suggested. Call 722-3236 to reserve a seat; visit Ralph’s Cafe to purchase tickets. Hats and dressy attire are encouraged.

Open house

MONTVILLE — Monday, Sept. 19: The Kingdom Schoolhouse Museum in Center Montville, which is maintained by the Montville Historical Society, will be open to the public from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Historical Society members look forward to welcoming visitors who wish to explore their holdings that reflect the history of Montville and its people.

Efficiency Maine talk

BELFAST — Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.: Belfast Free Library will host a presentation in the Abbott Room on how to create an energy-efficient home and stay warm this winter, with Bridget Gifford from Efficiency Maine.

Efficiency Maine, a public benefits fund for energy efficiency programs, provides rebates designed to save people money on weatherization, efficiency heating, and the purchase of electric vehicles. FMI: or 338-3884, ext. 10.


BELFAST — Wednesday, Sept. 21, 5-6 p.m.: Vigil/memorial for those lost to substance misuse and mental health struggles. First Church in Belfast on Court Street. Sponsored by Waldo County Recovery Committee. FMI: WCRC Facebook page,

Common Ground Country Fair

UNITY — Friday, Sept. 23, 9 a.m., to Sunday, Sept. 25, 5 p.m.: Speakers, demonstrations, vendors, food and more at Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA), 294 Crosby Brook Road.

Leaves help to identify trees. Courtesy of Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition

Tree Identification Walk

BELFAST — Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m.: Join Cloe Chunn along the Rail Trail and make friends with several trees and other plants along the way. The walk starts at the Center Parking Lot on High Street (Upper Bridge Parking Lot). Bring water, rain gear, pencil, and an old phone book or notebook for collecting leaves to review afterward.  Walk will last two hours, after which anyone who wishes, can drive or walk the Rail Trail into town and have lunch together on deck at the Nautilus. FMI: Cloe at 338-1147. To learn more about the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition, visit

Recovery Walk

BELFAST — Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Starts at Renys Plaza at 10 a.m., ending at Belfast Soup Kitchen. Join in the Community Conversation, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Waldo County Recovery Committee. FMI: WCRC Facebook page,

Takeout Turkey Supper

FRANKFORT — Saturday, Sept. 24, 4:30 p.m. until sold out: Turkey supper with all the fixings at 42 Main Road North. Cost: $12 per meal. To pre-order, call 223-9978 or 505-1928 on Sept. 24.

Opportunity for children

SEARSPORT — Does your child enjoy making new friends? Reading books and stories? Singing and music? Arts and crafts? If they do, the First Congregational Church invites them to join other youngsters for Sunday School beginning Sept. 25 from 10 to 11:20 a.m.

Teachers, under the direction of Sue Nichols, will provide lessons and fun activities and adventures each week, followed by some singing or rhythm band fun, with Minister of Music Carolyn Maunz, assisted by Dionne Haase. Come join the fun!

The Violettes in concert

LINCOLNVILLE BEACH — Bayshore Baptist Church at Lincolnville Beach will present The Violettes in concert on Sunday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m.

Historical Society talk: ‘Photographing Belfast’s Waterfront’

BELFAST — Monday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m.: “Photographing Belfast’s Waterfront — Then and Now” is the topic for the Belfast Historical Society meeting in the Belfast Free Library’s Abbott Room. Curators Liv Kristin Robinson, Kevin Johnson, photo archivist at the Penobscot Marine Museum, and Megan Pinette of Belfast Museum, will speak.

This program will be recorded and made available for viewing on Belfast Community Television and  FMI:

Climate Film: ‘Reflection: A Walk with Water’

BELFAST — Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6 p.m.: Belfast Free Library, in collaboration with The Peace and Social Justice Forum/Waldo County (formerly Peace and Justice Group of Waldo County), will show the award-winning film, “Reflection: A Walk with Water,” made by filmmaker Emmett Brennan, in the library’s Abbott Room.

FMI: call the library at 338-3884, ext. 10, or visit

Nature Art Workshop for Kids

SEARSPORT — Friends of Sears Island will host a Nature Art Workshop for children on Sears Island after school on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Participants will go on a short walk to collect natural items to be used in art-making. These materials will then be incorporated into projects at several stations where kids will make prints of leaves and assemble a fall banner to hang at home, paint and decorate a walking stick, and make nature mandala sculptures on the beach for other island visitors to find.

This program is for kids ages 6-12 with an accompanying adult. Participants must sign up in advance; register at

Harvest Carnival

SOUTH MONTVILLE — Sunday, Oct. 2, 2-5 p.m.: Harvest Carnival at New Life Community Church, Woodsman Mill Road. Family fun with games, prizes and food.

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