Garden Club Talk: Global Food Supply

BELFAST, Tuesday, Nov. 15, noon: Food historian Robyn Metcalfe, who recently produced a documentary on Maine’s fishing industry, will shed light on the global food supply in a free Belfast Garden Club lecture. The one-hour public program, the final talk in the garden club’s 2022 series, will be streamed live at noon in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Those who wish to join from home, may register for the Zoom link on the programs page of

In her talk, Metcalfe, who is director of the Nutrition Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, will explore the contours of the food system as it pertains to how we eat now and in the future. She will look at the ways recent changes may reshape the food system and particularly how individuals can play a role making the system more resilient.

Teens Create: Candy turkey treats

SEARSPORT — Tuesday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. (third Tuesdays): Get your stomach ready for Thanksgiving by creating realistic edible turkey treats using Oreos, chocolate and candy corn. For ages 11 to 19. Visit for more information.

‘Maine throughout the Seasons’ virtual presentation

SEARSPORT — Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. via Zoon: “Maine throughout the Seasons” by naturalist and Registered Maine Guide Sandra Mitchell. She will visit the natural world through the leans of her camera, pausing to point out some of Maine’s most interesting natural phenomena. No preregistration is required; just visit Free; sponsored by the Friends of Sears Island and Carver Memorial Library.

Christmas Fair

FRANKFORT — Saturday, Nov. 19, 8 a.m-noon at Frankfort Congregational Church, 42 Main Road South, Frankfort: Annual Christmas Fair with baked goods and candy, jelly and jams, pickles and relishes, Christmas decorations, homemade turkey pies, wreaths and cemetery pots, linens and things and new and nearly new items. Coffee with muffins and doughnuts will be available from the kitchen. An assortment of Rada knives and accessories also for sale. Silent auction with winners announced at 12:30 p.m.

Christmas Fair

BELFAST — Saturday, Nov. 19, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., upstairs in the Fellowship Hall at Spring and Court streets (ADA accessible via Spring Street entrance): The First Church in Belfast will hold its annual Christmas Fair with traditional favorites, Jane’s scones, Don’s Famous Fish Chowder along with corn chowder, baked goods, crafts, holiday decorations, white elephant, and silent auction. “Make Your Own” wreath project will take place in the rear parking lot. Pick out your own wreath, choose your decorations and bow and take it home to decorate. FMI: 338-2282.

Christmas Fair & Silent Auction

EAST BELFAST — Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, 338-5575.

Free Repair Café

BELFAST — Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-noon, Waldo County Y: Fix your broken stuff — keep your lamps lit for the dark winter nights, repair those holes in your clothes to stay warm. Start thinking about all the holiday favorites that add cheer to your homes. Bring us small electric  appliances (bring spare parts), clothing that may need a hem or buttons. Save money and keep things out of the landfills.
We also have fun.

Annual Thanksgiving Meal

BELFAST — Thursday, Nov. 24, noon-4 p.m., Traci’s Diner: Event by the Red Knights Maine Chapter IX. Cost by donation. Proceeds for the Maine Adoptive and Foster Families to purchase Christmas gifts.

Free Community Meal

BELFAST — Sunday, Nov. 27, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.: The First Church in Belfast. Menu includes a variety of hot soups including gluten-free and veggie, along with sandwiches, beverages and desserts, upstairs in the Fellowship Hall. Families and children are encouraged and ALL are welcome. FMI: 338-2282.

MoJO Holiday Concert

BELFAST — Sunday, Nov. 27, 3 p.m.: Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra (MoJO) performs at the Belfast Boathouse, 34 Commercial St. The 18-piece big band plays a mix of modern and traditional jazz and holiday favorites. Listen, dance and sing along! All ages welcome, donations requested.

Christmas Bazaar

MONTVILLE — Sunday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Union Harvest Grange annual Christmas Bazaar. If you are interested in a table to sell your wares at the Bazaar, there are still a few left! Contact Terry at 323-9151 or by email,, to reserve your space!

Christmas Concert

SEARSPORT — Sunday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m.: Paul Sullivan performs at First Congregational Church of Searsport, 8 Church St.


Prayer meetings

SEARSMONT — Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m.: Searsmont United Methodist Church (located next to Fraternity Village General Store) is planning to offer weekly prayer meetings at the church, with coffee and light refreshments. All in the community are welcome. Feeling stressed? Can’t sleep? Want to learn the Breath Prayer? Need someone to listen and pray with you? Their doors and their hearts are open. Questions? Call the pastor: 785-4140.

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