• School book fair

    School book fair

    BAR HARBOR — The Jesup Memorial Library Young Readers Committee presents its annual Scholastic Book Fair on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 2 to 6:30 p.m. in the Conners Emerson school cafeteria. Proceeds from the sale benefit both the Jesup and the Conners Emerson school library. Members of the public are invited to this event. Parents

  • Craft fairs, book sales and church fairs, oh my!

    Craft fairs, book sales and church fairs, oh my!

    Library book sale MOUNT DESERT — The Northeast Harbor Library will hold a book sale Thursday, Nov. 29 from 4-5:30 p.m. Books, audio CDs and DVDs for all ages will be available. Call 276-3333.   Holiday craft fair BAR HARBOR — The Island Arts Association presents its annual Holiday Craft Fair Friday, Nov. 30 and

  • ‘A Christmas Story’ to open

    ‘A Christmas Story’ to open

    Acadia Community Theater presents “A Christmas Story” over the next two weekends at The Neighborhood House and at the Criterion. It’s the second time the community theater group has produced the play, written by Philip Grecian, based on the 1983 Turner Entertainment Co. movie, “A Christmas Story,” which was distributed by Warner Bros. and written

  • Nature: Leave the leaves. The wildlife will thank you

    Snowshoe hares are wearing white “coats” now so they blend in nicely with the wintry scene. They are sought after as food by many other mammals and birds. Being white in a snowy landscape helps many to survive. Sometimes this hare is also called the varying hare because it does change it brown summer coat

  • Acadia Choral Society to perform

    Acadia Choral Society to perform

      BAR HARBOR — Bach’s great “Magnificat” will kick off the Acadia Choral Society’s “Christmas Old and New” concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church. This year marks the first time the chorus and instrumentalists have performed the oratorio in a quarter-century. “Christmas Old and New” will be heard

  • Best gingerbread houses to win cash prizes

    Best gingerbread houses to win cash prizes

    BAR HARBOR — The Bar Harbor Historical Society will be host its third annual Gingerbread House Contest on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 33 Ledgelawn Avenue. The public is invited to tour the Gingerbread House village and help choose the community favorite at the Ledgelawn Museum from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day. “We started

  • Frogtown Puppets’ Grinch at The Grand

    Frogtown Puppets’ Grinch at The Grand

    ELLSWORTH — Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers present “The Grinch Family Holiday Event” Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec.1 at 1 p.m., directly after the downtown Ellsworth Christmas Parade. “The Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers revisit their twist on the Grinch with typical Frogtown foibles and physical comedy,” a statement from The Grand said. The troupe