Deliver the entire household to Heritage Day
The eighth Arundel Heritage Day returns this 12 months from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the North Chapel Widespread, situated at Route 111 (Alfred Highway) and Limerick Highway.
Hosted by the Arundel Historic Society, the occasion will function historic shows, a Civil Battle dwelling historical past encampment, craft distributors, children video games, previous engines reveals, Southern Maine Guild of Spinners and Weavers, music, girls skillet toss, a corn gap competitors and meals.
There additionally will likely be a whoopie pie contest with entries submitted earlier than judging at midday. That is family-friendly and all are welcome. Admission and parking are free.
Bust out the highest hats and goggles for steampunk truthful
The Brick Retailer Museum will host its eighth annual Southern Maine Steampunk Truthful from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 117 Most important St.
Steampunk distributors, costuming and art work will likely be on show. Lectures, excursions and demonstrations will run all through the day. A studying of the youngsters’s ebook “Lunchtime Choo Choo,” by Jessica Lucci will likely be supplied at 11 a.m. Historic costume designer Paula Gallucci will converse at 12:30 p.m. Stay music by the Bellamy Jazz Band will likely be performed from 1 to three p.m. Professor Elizabeth DeWolfe of College of New England on “Girls’s Trade & the Work of Hair Jewellery within the nineteenth Century” (with a one-day pop up exhibit on the museum) will likely be featured at 2:30 p.m., and a fancy dress contest is also deliberate.
The silent movie “20,000 Leagues Underneath the Sea” (1916) will likely be proven all through the day. Distributors of steampunk-themed works, costumes and expertise will likely be on show, and family-friendly exercise stations supply inventive stops alongside the best way.
The total schedule will be discovered on at brickstoremuseum.org. The $5 ticket will go towards the museum’s year-round programming.
Museum holding fall strolling excursions
The Brick Retailer Museum is providing scheduled fall strolling excursions of the Summer time Avenue space and Kennebunk Seashore every week by Oct. 8.
The Kennebunk Seashore Strolling Tour leads guests on a one-hour stroll previous houses at Kennebunk Seashore, exploring the event of tourism on the flip of the century and the individuals who lived there. Excursions depart at 9 a.m. from Trinity Chapel on Railroad Avenue at Kennebunk Seashore.
The Kennebunk Historic District Tour takes guests down Summer time Avenue, famed for its mansions from the 18th and nineteenth centuries. This tour is obtainable at midday Thursdays and Saturdays. Contributors meet within the museum’s foyer at 117 Most important St., for a 1-mile loop of Summer time Avenue to discover the individuals and locations alongside the best way.
Tickets are $5 for museum members and $10 for all others per tour and will be bought on the day of the tour or upfront. To order a sport, go to brickstoremuseum.org/engagement/tourstalks. Stroll-ins are additionally welcome.
All excursions embody a complimentary go to go to the museum.
For extra particulars, name 985-4802.
Former CIA officer to talk about intelligence
The Affiliation of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), Maine Chapter will supply the discuss “Intelligence In the present day: Chilly Battle Revisited?” with visitor speaker Rollie Flynn at 2 p.m. Sunday on the City Home College, 135 North St.
A retired operations officer and senior govt on the CIA, Flynn will focus on the previous and future missions of the intelligence company. Her presentation will embody insights from her 30-year profession as an undercover case officer, chief of station and senior management of CIA international counterterrorism operations. She’ll focus on how our intelligence priorities and tradecraft have modified 20 years into the twenty first century. A query interval will observe the presentation.
That is the most recent in a collection of discussions referring to the significance of intelligence in present public affairs. The AFIO assembly is open to the general public.
Study barn quilts, make your personal
Suzi Parron, photographer and writer of “Following the Barn Quilt Path,” will converse and conduct two workshops on barn quilting on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Sew-clusion Retreats, 694 Hancock Pond Highway.
The lecture and workshops will likely be carried out outside, rain or shine. Parron’s discuss and instruction will deal with the American barn quilt path, which she has documented in two books by touring throughout the U.S. along with her husband and their canine. Her presentation contains greater than 100 images of barn quilts and tales of those that have painted quilt blocks that adorn barn partitions.
The price of the workshops will embody all supplies for attendees to color their very own 2-by-2 barn quilt block. Attendees will likely be inspired and impressed to put in these quilt murals the place they are often simply considered and assist create public artwork of their respective communities.
Contributors might attend the lecture or any of the workshops or keep and retreat for the whole weekend. For extra info, go to sew-clusion.com/copy-of-2022-barn-quilting-event or name Patty Sawyer at 803-8500. House is proscribed.
Nature photographer to share about Galapagos journey
York County Audubon will host the discuss “11 Days within the Galapagos” with host Laurie Pocher at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mather Auditorium on the Wells Reserve, 342 Laudholm Farm Highway and in addition on-line through Zoom.
Pocher, a York County Audubon board member and nature photographer, lately returned from the Galapagos, the place she spent 11 days on a images tour of the main islands. Over the previous few weeks, she’s been combing by hundreds of photographs and movies, compiling a day-by-day recap of her journey.
To look at through Zoom, enroll upfront at yorkcountyaudubon.org and click on on the registration hyperlink.
The in-person program on the Wells Reserve can even function a “chook ebook” sale. Pat Moynahan donated her massive assortment of birding books to YCA, and we’ll offer them at this September assembly, with the proceeds getting used to assist YCA applications and initiatives, and the Maine Younger Birders Membership.
Chamber music pageant presents ‘This Is America’
The Portland Chamber Music Competition (PCMF) will current “This Is America,” a solo efficiency with the Grammy-winning violinist and producer Johnny Gandelsman at 5 p.m. Sunday at Cove Avenue Arts, 71 Cove St.
Tickets are $75 for reserved seating, $45 for common admission, and $25 for first-time PCMF attendees, with restricted availability. Full program info together with artist/composer biographies, audio/video samples, program notes, and essentially the most up-to-the-minute security protocols, can be found at pcmf.org or by calling (800) 320-0257.
Library updates weekly choices
Wells Public Library will host the next occasions this week at 1434 Submit Highway:
• Teen Collaborative Crafting will function “1,000 Needs for Good Fortune” at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday for college kids in grades 5 and up. All supplies will likely be offered as teenagers are challenged to create want stars, in addition to 1,000 paper cranes to hold for good luck within the new faculty 12 months over the teenager part of the library. Snacks will likely be offered.
• Mom Goose Storytime will meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday, inviting kids ages 0-24 months and their caregivers to interact in lap actions, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays.
• The Defend Maine’s Fishing Heritage Basis (PMFHF) will current a program at 6 p.m. Thursday to debate its efforts, working alongside the Maine coast to stop industrial scale aquaculture.
These free occasions are sponsored by the Pals of the Wells Public Library.
For extra particulars, name Stefanie Claydon at [email protected] or name the library at 646-8181.
Learn the way birds, nature will be therapeutic
Mid-Coast Audubon will current the web discuss “Ornitherapy: Watching Birds, Not Solely Enjoyable, however Good For You Too” at 6 p.m. Thursday through Zoom.
Presenter Holly Merker has a background in artwork remedy, however makes use of birds and nature to ship nature-based wellness programming to individuals of all ages. She has been knowledgeable environmental educator and birding teacher for the previous 20 years, working for the Nationwide Audubon, the American Birding Affiliation, Hillstar Nature, and lots of different organizations.
Merker is lead writer of the award-winning ebook “Ornitherapy: For Your Thoughts, Physique, and Soul” (Crossley Books, 2021) which guides readers into explorations that optimize the wellness advantages birding can present us.
This program will likely be introduced completely on-line. Go to midcoast.maineaudubon.org/occasion/ornitherapy/ to register for this free Zoom program introduced in partnership with the Camden Library.
Library hosts writer chat with Kathleen Stone
Chats with Champions will current a chat with writer Kathleen Stone at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Skidompha Library’s Porter Assembly Corridor at 184 Most important St.
Stone is the writer of “They Known as Us Women: Tales of Feminine Ambition from Suffrage to Mad Males.”
Take a look at her web site to study extra and to observe a brief video in regards to the ebook at kathleencstone.com.
The discuss is a free and open to the group. For extra particulars, name the library at 887-0919.