Lifestyle

  • Walking the Dingle Way

    Walking the Dingle Way

    TREMONT — Callie Gothard, Ken Olson and Suzanne and Pete Madeira will speak about their recent trip to Ireland on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. at Pacific Hall. They will share their adventure of walking on the ancient paths, tracks, roads and boreens of the Dingle Way. Contact 244-3798.

  • Violin duo to play midday concert

    Violin duo to play midday concert

    ELLSWORTH — A violin duo featuring Sophie Davis and Luke Fatora will play a midday concert on Friday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. The concert is sponsored by Ellsworth Community Music Institute (ECMI) with help from the City of Ellsworth and the Onion Foundation. The program will include

  • Sip ‘n’ print

    Sip ‘n’ print

    BAR HARBOR — A “Sip ‘n’ Print” block printing workshop hosted by Liz Cutler from ArtWaves will be held at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. Participants will create their own linocut with guidance from Cutler. The workshop is for adults, 21 years and older. Registration is required. Contact 288-4245.

  • On the Road Review: Volvo V60 Cross Country T5

    On the Road Review: Volvo V60 Cross Country T5

    Ten years since the divorce from previous owner Ford, Volvo Car is at another crossroad as current owner Gheely Motors of China works to shift this premium lineup to a fully electric vehicle future, making Volvo the first full lineup absent an internal combustion engine. Long a niche automaker in America, yet slightly more popular

  • Volunteers craft Acadia trail signs

    Volunteers craft Acadia trail signs

    ACADIA NAT’L PARK — Every Monday and Wednesday morning in the winter, as many as a dozen volunteers, nearly all of them retired, can be found in the park’s sign shop tucked away in the woods near the Hulls Cove Visitor Center. They are making the directional signs for Acadia’s 45 miles of carriage roads.

  • Doughlicious!

    Doughlicious!

    Nothing spells love and appreciation like a home-cooked gift from your kitchen. Especially if that gift entails doughnuts. Jeri Bowers knows this well. During the Christmas season, Bowers rises early to make homemade doughnuts for the staff at the MDI Biological Laboratory in the Bar Harbor village of Salisbury Cove where she works as director

  • Local playwright to give reading

    Local playwright to give reading

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Local playwright Carolyn Gage will be at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 2-3:30 p.m. for a reading of scenes and monologues from her newest anthology of plays, “The Island Collection.” Gage will be accompanied by actors Tory Rosen and Brittany Parker. Gage is an award-winning playwright, performer, director