Community briefs

Dec 02, 2013

Holiday specials in Washington

WASHINGTON — Holiday specials at the Washington Grange Farmers Market. Regular and guest vendors will celebrate the season at Washington Grange Farmers Market on two Saturdays, Dec. 7 and 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. The expanded market will include the usual wide assortment of locally grown and produced items including ethnic and traditional baked goods, pickles and preserves, raw Jersey cow's milk, cheeses, yogurt, and seasonal vegetables.

Guest artists and craftspeople will offer original prints and paintings, specialty yarns, woven and knit goods, handmade soaps and wooden ware, Maine themed photographs and more. A wide variety of unusual wreaths and seasonal decorations will be available. The Washington historical society will be present with its line of bags and clothes. Proceeds of which benefit the society. Grange members will offer a special homemade lunch. For more information, call 845-2140.

Lobster Chowder Luncheon at Dec. 7 fair

THOMASTON — The Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist Christmas Fair, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., will also host a lobster chowder luncheon. Seating will start at 11 a.m. All are welcome.

Holiday luncheon

ROCKLAND — There will be a holiday luncheon Thursday, Dec. 19, at 11:30 a.m. at Knox Community Center, 61 Park St.

Join Chef Jim Brown for a luncheon featuring a baked ham and candied sweet potato plate accompanied by a cup of Three Brothers veggie chowder and dessert.

Arrive early for engaging conversations and holiday surprises. Bring a handcrafted holiday ornament to swap with other luncheon guests.

For a bit more fun bring a vintage ornament and share its memories and stories with others at the table.

At noon Ben and Theresa Cooke will discuss holiday traditions on the Isle of Iona, Scotland

Call 596-0339 by Dec. 13 to make a reservation.


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