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  • Lumberjack show visits Beech Cliff

    Lumberjack show visits Beech Cliff

    MOUNT DESERT — Great Maine Lumberjacks will hurl axes and wield chainsaws on the field of Camp Beech Cliff on Friday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. The crew of woodsmen and women will celebrate Maine’s rich lumberjacking tradition with a family performance open to the public. Doors open at 5 p.m. Families are encouraged to

  • Claremont Croquet Classic is August tradition

    Claremont Croquet Classic is August tradition

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The 41st annual Claremont Croquet Classic is underway on the lush grass courts of the historic Claremont Hotel here. Every summer since 1976, dozens of local competitors and hotel guests have participated in the weeklong singles and doubles tournament for the chance at immortal glory for the winners and runners-up, whose names

  • Kickball competition

    Kickball competition

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA will host an adult kickball tournament for players ages 16 and up at the Bar Harbor Athletic Fields on Sunday, July 30, beginning at 1 p.m. Teams have a seven-person minimum. The cost to play is $150 per team. Contact Jared Erksine at 288-3511 or stop by

  • Croquet Classic set

    Croquet Classic set

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Claremont Hotel will host its 41st annual Croquet Classic from Sunday, July 30, through Sunday, Aug. 5. There will be a tea held in honor of the late Alan Madeira on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. To participate in the tournament, contact the Claremont at

  • Circus summer camp set

    Circus summer camp set

    BAR HARBOR — The Sellam Circus School, founded by Sellam El Ouahabi and Amity Stoddard, will offer a circus arts day camp at the College of the Atlantic from Monday, July 31, to Friday, Aug. 11. Tent-raising of the big-top tent for the program is planned for the morning of Saturday, July 29. The camp

  • Pistol safety

    Pistol safety

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Rifle and Pistol Club will offer the National Rifle Association Basic Pistol Shooting Course on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The course covers firearm and range safety review; fundamentals of pistol shooting; functions and maintenance of pistols, shooting positions and practical range experience. No prior

  • Adventurer criss-crosses MDI in 14 hours

    Adventurer criss-crosses MDI in 14 hours

    BAR HARBOR — Some use their birthdays as the perfect excuse to indulge – to sleep in, skip the gym or to get outside, at least as far as a bar’s patio. But for Eli Simon, owner of Atlantic Climbing School in Bar Harbor, celebrating his 33rd birthday June 19 involved exactly none of those

  • Skate park users ride at own risk

    Skate park users ride at own risk

    BAR HARBOR — With the recent grand opening of the long-awaited MDI Skatepark on Park Street in Bar Harbor, skateboarders, roller bladers and BMX bikers have enjoyed free reign of their new playland. But some citizens have wondered why there is not a helmet policy in place at the skate park. “It is skate at

  • YMCA offers summer fun

    YMCA offers summer fun

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA offers a full schedule of exercise groups, classes and activities for all ages during the summer. Camp Cadillac, a day camp for boys and girls entering kindergarten to sixth grade, runs Monday through Friday. Families can sign up their child or children in weekly increments. Kids ages