Community briefs

May 05, 2014

Camden Farmers Market opens May 10

CAMDEN — The market is held every Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon, behind the Knox Mill in the upper parking lot. A huge selection of veggies, meats, seafood, dairy and farm goods. Come see what local farmers have available for each week throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Lincolnville Center flea market returns

LINCOLNVILLE — Motivated by last year's successful flea market, the United Christian Church has decided to resume the Lincolnville Center indoor flea market for the second season. The flea markets will be held on the third Saturday of each month from May through October. The first market will take place Saturday, May 17. Doors open at 8 a.m. and the market closes at noon.

The flea markets will be held in the Community Building located next to the Church at 18 Searsmont Road, Route 173, in Lincolnville Center. Several antique and craft vendors will be returning for the second season. Space is still available. For details about table rentals contact the market coordinator, Mary Schulien at 785-3521 or email humm@midcoast.com. Income from table rentals will benefit the Community Building Fund.

Spring fling

LINCOLNVILLE — A public supper and variety show will be held Saturday, May 17, at 5 at Tranquility Grange, 2171 Belfast Road (Route 52), 1 mile north of Lincolnville Center. Music begins at 4:30 p.m., dinner includes baked beans, casseroles, salads and homemade desserts. Variety show begins at 6 p.m. Cost: $10 adults, $5, ages 5 to 12 years old, free for those under 4 and over 90 years old. Benefits Grange.

Ocean View Grange Bean Supper

MARTINSVILLE — Ocean View Grange is opening the 2014 spring season with a public supper Saturday, May 17, starting at 5 p.m. There will be an old-fashioned Maine style Bean Supper featuring traditional beans and franks with homemade brown bread, coleslaw, biscuits, beverages and dessert. The suggested donation is $8 for adults and $5 for children. The Grange is located on Route 131 about 12 miles, south of Route 1. Come meet up with friends and neighbors after a very

Steak supper

ROCKPORT — Mt. Olivet Lodge Steak Supper is Saturday, May 17, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Being served will be steak made to order, baked potato, vegetable, salad, dessert, coffee, tea and punch. The cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children, also free hot dogs, rolls and chips for kids. Located one-quarter mile north of Washintgon Village on Route 220. For more information, call 845-3045.

Sail, Power and Steam Museum opens for season

ROCKLAND — The Sail, Power and Steam Museum has opened for the season with new things to see. Come on down to visit and learn about Maine's maritime history and traditions.

The museum also offers educational programs from woodworking to boat building and on Sunday afternoons, there is a jazz session starting at 2 p.m.

The museum is open Wednesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m.

Plant and bake sale

THOMASTON — The annual Plant and Bake Sale at The Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist will be held Saturday, May 17, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the church located at the corner of Green and Main streets (Route 1) in Thomaston. Locally-grown perennials, annuals, ground covers, herbs, vegetables, trees, bushes, and house plants will be available as well as garden pots, tools and plant books. Chairwoman and Master Gardener Emily Roach will be on hand to answer gardening questions. Delicious baked goods also available to purchase. For more information, call 845-2250 or 596-4106.

The Sisterhood of Automotive Knowledge

ROCKPORT — Hey ladies! Ever had a bad experience at an auto repair facility?

Come to Rockport Automotive on Thursday, May 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. for the second Sisterhood of Automotive Knowledge. Each bay will be set up with a different subject, discussing check engine lights, tire pressures, alignments, fluids, brakes and exhaust, rust prevention and much more.

It is free, but space is limited so call 236-2431 to sign up. Enjoy refreshments, door prizes and an opportunity to speak directly with our technicians.

 

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