Thursday, Sept. 29

‘Anxious Brain’ for Strand’s New Century Series

A work-in-progress live performance piece presented by artist Sara Juli at 7 p.m. that explores how trauma maps the brain. Followed by audience discussion with the artist on creative process and feedback. Tickets: $15/General Admission. FMI: Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland; (207) 594-0070;

Friday, Sept. 30

Gordon Bok in concert

Join Gordon Bok at 7:30 p.m. for an evening of music and stories as he shares in the mission of the Sail, Power and Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic St., Rockland — to celebrate, honor, experience and tell the stories of our maritime heritage. Tickets are $15 for museum members and $20 for non-members, available at

Saturday, Oct. 1

All-day music at Oktoberfest Waldoboro

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., music will fill the air at Oktoberfest Waldoboro, held at Cider Hill Farm, 785 Main Street, Waldoboro on Oct. 1 (rain date Sunday, Oct 2). The morning kicks off with the Skidompha Strummers followed by a performance by the popular Midcoast band, Finntown Road. The Betty Junes round out the day’s musical lineup  playing fun, toe-tapping polkas and other tunes that will have you dancing.

In addition to free games including bocce, cornhole, Giant Jenga, sack races and more, there will be free pumpkin decorating, a cider press offering free tastings. A magic show by Wes is certain to delight children of all ages. Delicious brats and sauerkraut from Morses’s Sauerkraut, clams from the Waldoboro Shellfish Committee plus other great food and desserts will be for sale. Those 21 and older can purchase beverages by Odd Alewives Farm Brewery in the biergarten. Volunteers are needed to help with this event. Call 207-832-4133 to find out more.

Thomaston Feed the Hungry Walk

On Oct. 1, at 9 a.m., starting at the Thomaston Municipal Building on 13 Valley St., participants are welcome to join a walk held to benefit Meals on Wheels and the Thomaston food pantry. After giving donations, participants can take a 1.5 or 3 mile walking route around town. Tours of the food pantry will be given throughout the morning.

The walk is sponsored by the Federated Church, the Thomaston Baptist Church, and the Episcopal Church of Saint John.

For more information, or to register, call Kathleen at 273-0113, or Marley at 273-3102.

Old Fashioned Grange Hall Dance with the Port Clyde Ceili Band

On Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m., the Oceanview Grange, on Route 131 in Martinsville, will host a dance with the Port Clyde, at 7 p.m. Entrance fee is $20 at the door, cash or check. Refreshments will be served, and proceeds will benefit the Grange building and painting fund.

Call (207) 372-8629 for information.

Sunday, Oct. 2

If You Don’t Go, You Won’t Get There: Spruce Head and the World Beyond

On Sunday, Oct. 2, writer and photographer Angela Waldron will present a talk on growing up in the village of Spruce Head and the powerful influences that cultivated her love for travel and the arts. Scheduled for 3 p.m., her presentation will take place at the Community Hall, 30 Village Road, Spruce Head.

Monday, Oct. 3

Monday Night Blues

Bees Deluxe 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, tickets available at the door. Come see these great artists up close and enjoy a big dance floor. Like on Facebook @MondayNightBlues.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

Fryburg Fair Senior Bus Trip

The Waldoboro Recreation Department is sponsoring a bus trip for senior citizens to the Fryberg Fair. The trip will be on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Participants will depart the Old Waldoboro VFW at 9 a.m. via motor coach and head for Fryberg. After arrival, they will stay at the fair until 3 p.m. and return to Waldoboro around 5:30 p.m.

Senior 65 and over will have free admission to the fair. Seniors under 65 are still welcome to join but will be responsible for the $12 gate fee. All participants are responsible for their own lunch. A $20 non-resident fee applies for nonresidents who would like to join. The register, or for more information, please contact Marcus at the Waldoboro Recreation Department at 832-5369 ext. 9.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Warren holds ceremony commemorating Boston Tea Party participant

The Town of Warren and the Boston Tea Party Museum would like to invite members of the Midcoast Community and Maine to join us in a commemorative ceremony honoring Boston Tea Party participant Benjamin Burton at the Fairview Cemetery, on Patterson Mill Road in Warren on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.The Museum is undertaking the lofty goal of placing a commemorative marker at the final resting places of every known Boston Tea Party participant in the nation by the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, which is coming up on Dec. 16, 2023.

Herring Gut Learning Center Aquatots program

The Herring Gut Learning Center’s Aquatots program will begin on Oct. 5. The program will allow children ages three to five to explore the wonders of the ocean by participating in movement activities, sensory play, and science explorations.

Aquatots will meet at the Learning Center on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon, with a registration fee of $10. To register, visit