The following events happen around Knox County in the coming days:

Cushing Historical Society talk: Mike Shannon

CUSHING — The Cushing Historical Society presents Mike Shannon Thursday, July 14, at 7 p.m. at CHS Meeting House (17 Hathorne Point Road) titled, “Earth in Mind: An Affair of the Heart.”

This will be Shannon’s third talk to the society.

Andrew Robinson Homestead Open House

ST. GEORGE — Eager to explore a treasure trove of domestic life and farming history in Maine, dating back to 1805? On Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the public is invited to step back in time at the Andrew Robinson Homestead (945 River Road). The event is free and family friendly.

The day’s festivities, sponsored by the St. George Historical Society, intend to highlight an assortment of originally preserved vintage trunks discovered throughout the property. Tours of the Homestead and barn will also be offered, along with information regarding nearby hiking trails.

Live from Metinic Island in a seabird colony

On Saturday, July 16, at noon, join us in welcoming the Metinic Island crew. Caitlin Walker, Andres Rosales and Becca Ralston will join via Zoom to give a taste of their daily lives on Metinic Island. Get to know what it’s like to live on a seabird nesting island, take a virtual walk down to the tern colony and maybe even see a chick or two.

Register at: or on the Friends of Maine Coastal Islands NWR website at:

For questions, email or call 594-0600 ext. 5114.

Baked Bean Supper

THOMASTON — Williams-Brazier Post No. 37 hosts a Baked Bean Supper Saturday, July 16. Serving begins at 5 p.m. Meals may be pre-ordered and then picked up after 5:00 in the sequence of when ordered. Pre-ordered meals will have a priority when they are ready. Pre-orders may also be made by calling Post 37 Vice-Commander William Demmons at (207)314-3400 or email to reserve a meal.

The menu includes baked beans, natural casing hot dogs, Cole slaw, American chop suey, rolls/brown bread, sweet and sour pickles, coffee, water and dessert. The cost is $10.

Each to-go meal will be packed in boxes and placed into a bag for carry out. Patrons can drive/walk to the front of the Legion Hall, order a meal(s) and pay for it. A Legion member will retrieve the order and bring it back to the patron.

Yoga story time at Waldoboro Public Library

WALDOBORO — The Waldoboro Public Library offers “Reading Comes to Life with Yoga!,” a special story time for children ages 3-5 years old. Ms. Patti, a registered children’s yoga teacher, will combine a read-aloud with creative movement and mindful breathing to add the benefits of improving strength, balance, flexibility, and focus to the fun of enjoying good stories. This session will be held Monday, July 18, at 10 a.m. The program is free, but space is limited. Call the library at 832-4484 to register.

Owls Head General Store offers free fudge for chidren

OWLS HEAD — The Owls Head Library has a renovated new children’s room and, due to the generosity of a local donor, the library is offering a free piece of fudge available at the Owls Head General Store to any child who comes into the library, checks out a book, and presents it to staff at the store. This promotion is available through the end of August. Fudge is limited to one piece per child.