Friday, Sept. 9

Granite Gallery Invitational exhibition

The Granite Gallery, 68 Main St., Tenants Harbor, announces the Granite Gallery Invitational, an exhibition of 10 Maine artists, most of whom are exhibiting at the gallery for the first time. Inspired by living in the Midcoast, and working in a variety of media, each artist interprets the effect Maine has had on their lives and their art. Join us for this special exhibition, an introduction of ten remarkable artists.

The exhibit runs Sept. 9 through 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m.

 

Opening reception for couple’s art show

James Keller and Judith M. Daniels celebrate their 15 years of marriage with a combined exhibit at the Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main St., St. George. The opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. and the show runs through Sept. 26.

 

Saturday, Sept. 10

ArtFeeds Collaboration Culminates in Public Art Gallery Exhibition and Online Auction

AIO Food and Energy Assistance announces the opening of ArtFeeds, an exhibition and online silent auction of a collection of 30 wooden bowls to support the organization’s food, energy, weekend meal and diaper assistance programs. Thirty well-known Midcoast artists have created their own bowl or worked with a wooden bowl carved and donated by residents of the Maine State Correctional Facility’s industries program.

The exhibition will be on display until Sept. 10, 2022 at Page Gallery in Camden. The online silent auction also opens Sept. 3 and runs the length of the exhibition, culminating with a reception on Saturday, Sept. 10, 4-6 p.m. at Page Gallery. Final bids are due by 6 p.m. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Those interested in viewing the exhibition and participating in the silent auction are encouraged to pre-register. Silent auction information can be found on AIO’s website: aiofoodpantry.org/artfeeds.

 

Evening Star Grange Harvest Turkey Supper

The Evening Star Grange, Washington ME will hold their annual Harvest Turkey Supper on Sept 10 from 4:30-6 p.m. Menu is turkey, stuffing, gravy, veggies, beverages and pie.  FMI call 845-3102.

 

Summer’s End Cookout, Arts in the Barn, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

At Arts in the Barn, on 17 Hathorne Point Road, a cookout will benefit the Pope Memorial Humane Society from 12-1 p.m. Hots dogs will be $2 each, a plate of sides will be $5 per plate, with salads, chips and a drink all included in the price. Coming back for seconds will be another charge, but all funds go to the animals in the Pope Memorial shelter.

Ryan Moody and his band play from 1-3 p.m.

Corn hole will be set up from 2-4 p.m. To play, purchase a $5 raffle ticket, which will enter you into a chance to win one of three door prizes. All proceeds from the corn hole purchases will go towards the shelter.

Doors open at 11 a.m. for the crafts fair, which will be in the Barn. Bags, shirts, cups, jewelry, soap, pottery and more. Come do some early Christmas shopping at the Barn and help Pope Memorial out with the purchases or donations!

For more information, contact Cristen at: cristenlee8@gmail.com.

 

Author of ‘Lighthouse Dog to the Rescue’ to appear at Owls Head Light

Maine children’s author Angeli Perrow will be signing copies of her popular book “Lighthouse Dog to the Rescue” on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 1-4 p.m. in the keeper’s house at Owls Head Light.

Don’t miss the chance to talk with Angeli Perrow and purchase a signed copy of Lighthouse Dog to the Rescue. While on site, be sure to take advantage of the opportunity to tour Owls Head Lighthouse, which will be open to visitors for Maine Open Lighthouse Day, as will the interpretive center and gift shop inside the keeper’s house at the light station

 

Sunday, Sept. 11

Friends of Union Fair Lawn Sale

The Friends of Union Fair will have their Second Gigantic Lawn Sale Sunday, Sept. 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event will be held on the Union Fairgrounds.

If you would like to have a space the fee is $25.00 for a twelve foot space (bring your own table) and setup is 6:00 to 8:30 a.m.

The gates will open at 9:00 a.m. and admission is $5.00 per person for the public.

For more info, or to reserve a space, please contact Sharon Caron at 207-975-2646 or email bsbooks183@gmail.com

All proceeds go to the maintenance and upkeep of the Union Fairgrounds.

 

Monday, Sept. 12

Owls Head Library Garden Gathering, author and world traveler Linda Cortright, 4 p.m.

Around the World in 60 minutes (or less). FREE – donations encouraged and drop-ins are welcome. In the case of inclement weather, those we RSVP’d will be notified and the event will be rescheduled for 2023. Bring a chair or blanket. Parking is right next door at 107 North Shore Drive – watch for the signs. For more information, or to register, go to owlsheadlibrary.org or send an email to: owlsheadvillagelibrary@gmail.com.

 

Monday Night Blues

The Seth Rosenbloom Band performs at 7 p.m. for this weekly Blues series at the Grey Owl Bar & Grill, downstairs at the Trade Winds, 2 Park Drive, Rockland. All shows $20; all tickets available at the door. Come see these great artists up close and enjoy a big dance floor. Like us on Facebook @MondayNightBlues.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Woman Veterans Town Hall and Public Forum,  6:00–7:00 p.m.

Get to know the services the VA offers in Reproductive Health, including specialized care from their Gynecological Surgeon. VA Maine’s highly qualified, committed, and compassionate Women’s Health providers will be at the town hall.

Anyone can attend the town hall, including advocates and community partners interested in the care VA Maine offers.

Please email your questions in advance or during the Town Hall to VAMEEngagements@va.gov.

Click here to join the meeting: https://bit.ly/womenveteranstownhall

Or call in (audio only): 213-282-6316, Conference ID 912 041 752#

 

Knox County Food Council presentation by Knox County Gleaners, 5 p.m.

The Knox County Food Council (KCFC) is hosting a presentation by the Knox County Gleaners at the next KCFC monthly meeting, on Sept. 13, 2022, at 5 p.m. This virtual Zoom event is open to everyone and free of charge.

To register for this event and receive the Zoom link for the upcoming meeting, please visit aldermere.org/kcfc-meeting-registration. For more information or with any questions about the meeting itself, please contact Aldermere Farms’ Joelle Albury, who is also a Knox County Food Council Steering Committee member, at aldermere@mcht.org.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 14

“87 Days Alone in Patagonia” presentation by Zach Fowler, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Union Historical Society presents Zach Fowler of Union on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Old Town House in Union. Fowler is the season 3 winner of “Alone,” the History Channel’s popular wilderness challenge. He survived for 87 days in the rugged South American landscape of Patagonia, winning the half-million-dollar prize. Fowler will describe how he qualified for the contest, how he chose the ten tools he could take with him, how difficult it was to be alone and how happy he was to see his wife and daughters. All UHS monthly programs are free.

Contact: Jeff Nims, 785-4623 or jefbetnims@gmail.com

 

Thursday, Sept. 15

Film screening from POV by PBS

The Rockland Public Library presents a screening of Winter’s Yearning by Sidse Torstholm, Sturla Pilskog, Are Kvalnes Pilskog, Vibeke Vogel, and Emile Hertling Péronard, on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to all.

In Maniitsoq, Greenland, the US aluminum giant Alcoa Corporation has been planning to build a smelting plant for years. With the promise of economic renewal, Winter’s Yearning follows the lives of the area’s loyal aging population and its stymied youth. Pictured against immense, isolating landscapes, the people await their plant and with it, the nation’s possible first step towards sovereignty.

This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series POV (www.pbs.org/pov).

This program will be shown simultaneously in the library’s Community Room and via Zoom; the Rockland Public Library is located at 80 Union Street. For more information or for links to attend via Zoom, please email elewis@rocklandmaine.gov by 4 p.m. on September 15 and identify the event you are interested in attending in the subject line.