Business Listings

 

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Building & Home Services

EHL Design
284 Shore Road
(207) 326-8396

Fallow Building Services
705 Shore Road
(207) 326-9596

Gary Brouillard, Master Electrician
5 Castine Road, PO Box 459
(207) 592-8112

Green Man Design
1010 Castine Road
(207) 326-9322

Ordway Painting
(207) 326-9089

SureSide Property Management
Scott Vogell
21 Main Street, PO Box 517
(207)266-9392
mailto:suresidepm@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/suresidepm/?fref=ts
Real Estate, Rentals & Services, Caretaking, Snow Removal, etc
Over 37 years of property management experience in the Castine area

T.K. Sampson Inc.
PO Box 1456
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-0777
www.tksampsoninc.com

Community Organizations

Castine Arts Association
(207) 326-9536
www.castinearts.org

Witherle Memorial Library
27 School Street, PO Box 202
(207) 326-4375
www.witherle.lib.me.us

Education

Adams School
41 School Street, PO Box 29
(207) 326-8608
www.adams.u93.k12.me.us

Maine Maritime Academy
Pleasant Street
(207) 326-2220
www.mma.edu

Entertainment Services

Christopher Poulin
Musician/Guitarist/Flutist
(207) 323-6500
www.christopherpoulin.com
Private lessons and performance
Jazz, Classical, Blues, Reggae

Juliane Gardner
Musician/Songwriter/Vocalist
(207) 902-2424
www.julianegardner.net
Shades of Blue Band
Private & public functions

New Shades of Blue Wedding Band
Chris Poulin & Juliane Gardner
(207)-323-6500
www.julianegardner.net/newshadesofblue.html
www.weddingwire.com/biz/new-shades-of-blue-jazz-band-bar-harbor/cf9ec6f1daf59ac1.html
Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Swing, & Classical
Public & Private Functions

Sound Delivery
(207) 326-4290
sounddelivery@yahoo.com
A professional company committed to customer satisfaction; owner Joel Mann has over 40 years in the radio, entertainment & wedding business and represents the very best performers in Maine; full roster of DJ’s, Soloists & Wedding Bands; works with clients every step of the way ensuring a memorable day at reasonable rates; offers combined DJ & Band packages.
A locally owned & operated business

Financial & Professional Services

Bangor Savings Bank
213 Battle Avenue, PO Box 107
(207) 326-0654
www.bangor.com
“You Matter More”

Camden National Bank
19 Water Street, PO 277
(207) 326-8006
www.camdennational.com

Castine Computer Services
986 Castine Road
(207) 326-8937
spinney@roadrunner.com

PC Fitness
PO Box 736
(207) 326-9528
tim@pc-fitness.com

Health & Wellness

Castine Community Health Services
102 Court Street
(207) 326-4348
www.bhmh.org
Family Practice Clinic

Castine Dental
102 Court Street
(207) 326-9500

Fitness Forward
Cassie Lapple
(603) 667-5925
FitnessForward207@gmail.com
Certified athletic trainer and strength & conditioning coach providing personal training and health coaching to all fitness levels and ages!
Fitness classes held on a weekly basis at Emerson Hall. Contact for more information!

Gordana Hassett, Counselor
102 Court Street
(207) 941-0006

Lethabo Massage & Day Spa
Maddy Rankin
21 Main Street
(207) 326-5027 ~ Salon
(207) 812-0989 ~ Cell
http://www.lethabodayspa.com
https://www.facebook.com/Lethabo-Massage-Studio-And-Day-Spa-In-Castine-ME-485687554906866
Relaxing massages, massage therapy, old-style barber, hair salon, facials, manicures & pedicures. Massage and Day Spa packages available. Watch for monthly specials!
Call, text or facebook message for an appointment.

Signature Nails
Mandi Basile
(207) 610-9558
10 years of services for men & women around Castine with nail care that comes to you. It’s a safe, practical & less expensive alternative to a podiatrist in the comfort of your own home.

Lawncare

Unique Lawn Care
Jason & Katie Shook, owners
Commercially Insured
(207) 326-8218
Email: mailto:uniquelawncare82@gmail.com

Lodging

Castine Cottages
33 Snapp’s Way
(207) 326-8003
www.castinecottages.com
2-bedroom cottages each with fully equipped
efficiency kitchen and screen room – water access

Weekly rentals, nightly only if available

The Castine Inn
33 Main Street, PO Box 41
(207) 326-4365
www.castineinn.com
Open from May to October

The Manor Inn
76 Battle Avenue, PO Box 873
(207) 326-4861
www.manor-inn.com
Large Guest Rooms – Great Location
for Weddings, Conferences and Reunions

Pentagoet Inn
26 Main Street, PO Box 4
(207) 326-8616
www.pentagoet.com
Award Winning Vintage Summer Hotel
Gracious Hospitality, Superb Dining

Marine Services & Supplies

David Wyman, PE Naval Architect & Surveyor
PO Box 505
(207) 326-9406
david@dwymanpe.com

Eaton’s Boat Brokerage
17 Sea Street
(207) 326-4727
eatonsboat@gmail.com

Eaton’s Boat Yard
17 Sea Street
(207) 326-8479
eatonsboat@gmail.com
Full Service Marina, Gas, Diesel,
Electrical Hook-up, Moorings, Live Lobster
In-State Hauling

Mainley Marine Services
23 State Street, PO Box 580
(207) 669-5029
www.mainelymarineservices.com
Lance BurtonSAMS Associate Marine Surveyor
Underwater Surveys, Diving and Moorings

Markets

Castine Farmers’ Market
Castine Town Common
www.castinefarmersmarket.org
Thursdays 9:00am to 11:30am in June, July and August

T&C Market
12 Water Street
(207) 326-4818
Groceries – Wine – Beer – Newspapers
Take-out pizza and sandwiches

Windmill Hill Gardens & Market
5 Castine Road (at top of Windmill Hill)
(207)460-1719
Bringing fresh produce, Maine made gourmet food items, hydroponics,
and gardening resources to the Castine community

Media

Penobscot Bay Press – Castine Patriot
(207) 367-2200
www.penobscotbaypress.com

Miscellaneous

Active Corporation
PO Box 1000
(207) 326-9100
www.activecaptain.com

Light the Way Design
Jean Lamontanaro, Owner/Designer
(207) 610-0362
www.lightthewaydesign.com
jean.lamontanaro@gmail.com
Graphic design services, including design of logos, advertisements and promotional materials

Mainely Solutions
23 State Street, PO Box 580
(207) 326-4246
www.mainelysolutions.us

Rosemary’s Point of View Photography
25 Hatch Cove Road, PO Box 505
(207) 326-9406
rosemary@rosemaryspointofview.com

Museums & Historic Organizations

Castine Historical Society
17 School Street, PO Box 238
(207) 326-4118
www.castinehistoricalsociety.org
Free & Open to the Public
 June 11 – Sept 3 ….. Monday – Saturday: 10-4; Sunday: 1-4
Sept 4 – Oct 8 ….. Friday, Saturday & Monday: 10 – 4; Sunday: 1-4

Wilson Museum
120 Perkins Street, PO Box 196
(207) 326-9247
www.wilsonmuseum.org
Open Late May – September
Monday-Friday 10-5, Saturday & Sunday 2-5
John Perkins House, Smithy, Barn

Real Estate & Rentals

De Raat Realty
11 Main Street, PO Box 329
(207) 326-8448
www.deraatrealty.com

Mainely Rentals, Inc.
17 State Street, PO Box 580
(207) 326-4246
www.mainelyrentals.com
Vacation, Student & Long Term Rentals

Oakum Bay Real Estate
21 Main Street, PO Box 359
(207) 326-8741
www.oakumbay.com
Real Estate and Rentals

Penobscot Rentals
Tim Sampson, Owner
PO Box 1456
Bucksport, ME 04416
(207) 469-0777

Saltmeadow Properties
7 Main Street, PO Box 718
(207) 326-9116
www.saltmeadowproperties.com
Unique Coastal Properties
Locations in Castine and Blue Hill

SureSide Property Management
Scott Vogell
21 Main Street, PO Box 517
(207)266-9392
mailto:suresidepm@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/suresidepm/?fref=ts
Real Estate and Seasonal, Vacation & Student Rentals in the Castine area

The Bean Group
Scott Vogell
21 Main Street, PO Box 234
(207) 326-9392
www.themainerealestatenetwork.com

Recreation

Castine Golf Club
200 Battle Avenue
(207) 326-8844
www.castinegolfclub.com
Open For Public Play

Castine Kayak Adventures
17 Sea Street, PO Box 703
(207) 866-3506
www.castinekayak.com
Daily Kayak Tours, Bike Rentals

Castine Tennis Club
200 Battle Avenue
(207) 326-9548
Open For Public Play

Castine Yacht Club
Water Street, PO Box 34
(207) 326-9231
www.castineyachtclub.org
Programs Open to the Public

Castine Cruises
15 Sea Street, PO box 153
(207)701-1421
www.castinecruises.com
Sailing Daily
Day Sails, Sunset Sails, and Private Charters

Iyengar Yoga
76 Battle Avenue (at The Manor Inn)
(207) 326-4861
www.manor-inn.com/yoga.htm
Classes M-W-F, 8:30-10:00 am. All Levels

Maine Maritime Academy
Pleasant street, Alexander Oakley Logan Field House
(207) 326-9333
www.mma.edu
Alexander Oakley Logan Field House
Weight Room, Basketball Courts, Climbing Wall

Restaurants

Castine Variety
3 Main Street, PO Box 513
Corner of Main & Water Streets
(207) 326-9920

Danny Murphy’s Pub
5 Sea Street
(207) 326-1004
Pizzas and Bar Menu
We’ll cook when you don’t feel like it

The Manor Inn Pub & Restaurant
76 Battle Avenue, PO Box 873
(207) 326-4861
www.manor-inn.com
Pub Fare and Eclectic Comfort Food

MarKel’s Bakehouse
26 Water Street, PO Box 936
Entrance off of Main Street as well
(207) 326-9510
www.facebook.com/MarkelsBakehouse
Breakfast – Lunch – Coffee – Beer & Wine
Desserts – Catering – Dinners To Go

Pentagoet Inn Restaurant & Pub
26 Main Street, PO Box 4
(207) 326-8616
www.pentagoet.com
Farm to Table, Exceptional Cooking

The Captain’s Catch
5 Sea Street
(207) 460-4212
https://thecaptainscatch.business.site
https://www.facebook.com/castinefreshcatch/
Open 11 AM to 7 PM Daily
Castine ‘s Fresh Catch

The Wharf Restaurant
15 Sea Street, PO Box 215
(207) 326-9045
www.dennettswharfrestaurant.com
Indoor & outdoor seating over the bay
Summer schedule: Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week

T & C Market
12 Water Street
(207) 326-4818
Take-out pizza and sandwiches

Shops & Galleries

Adam Gallery
140 Battle Ave, PO Box 768
(207) 326-7123
www.adamgalleryonline.com
Oil Paintings by Susan and Joshua Adam

Analog Attic
15 Main Street
(207) 326-5102
Records, Stereos, Photo Equipment, Games from the pre-digital era

Birdsong at the Pentagoet Inn
26 Main Street, PO Box 4
(207) 326-8616
www.pentagoet.com
Unique Gift Shop, Antiques and Whimsy

Castine Historical Society Gift Shop
17 School Street (Abbott School)
(207) 326-4118
www.castinehistoricalsociety.org
Castine-themed history books, gifts, clothing, postcards, and Christmas ornaments

Compass Rose Books
3 Main Street
(207) 326-5034
Owner: Johanna Barrett
compassrosebooks@gmail.com
A curious shop for curious minds

Dunham Gallery
385 Castine Road, PO Box 631
(207) 326-9416

GALLERY B.
5 Main Street
(213) 839-0851
gallerybgallery@gmail.com
www.gallerybgallery.com
Exceptional Contemporary Fine Art and Crafts

Highlands Woodturning
862 Castine Road
(207) 951-5086
www.highlandswoodturning.com
Custom Woodturning, Wood-Turned Art Wood

Mary Margaret’s Mercantile
15 Main Street
(207) 326-5102
Gifts, Clothing, Yarn and more. Always something new.

Maine Maritime Academy Bookstore
(207) 326-9333
0861mgr@fheg.follett.com
College Texts, Uniforms & Memorabilia

Specialty Foods

Castine Condiments
www.castinecondiments.com

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Upcoming Events

Monday, July 22
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, July 22  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Cruise Ship Independence - In Port Monday, July 22  9:00 am - 12:00 pm Castine Town Dock

    American Cruise Lines Ship the Independence (capacity approx. 100 passengers) arrives in Castine each Monday morning at 9am (June 10 - September 23). The ship anchors in the harbor and ferries passengers to the Town Dock. Passengers enjoy the sights, shops and eateries of Castine for about three hours, until the ship departs at noon.

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, July 22  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Create: Nature Printing Monday, July 22  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Witherle Library

    Come join us for Nature Printing with Ann Thomas. A fun craft for all ages.

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  • Family Charades at Witherle Monday, July 22  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Mondays 7/1 - 8/19 Come join Irene for charades the library. All ages.

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  • Kneisel Hall Young Musicians Monday, July 22  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Unitarian Universalist Congregation Meetinghouse

    Witherle Friends and the Castine Arts Association are co-sponsoring the Kneisel Hall young musicians at the Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse at 7 PM

    For more info contact Anne Romans at the library at 207-326-4375

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Tuesday, July 23
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, July 23  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Board Games at Witherle Tuesday, July 23  11:00 am - 5:00 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Board Games every Tuesday 7/2-8/20, all day.Come join Irene and play board games in the children's room at Witherle Library all day. All Ages.

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  • Shawl Ministry Tuesday, July 23  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    Every Tuesday
    FMI: Molly Marks 374-5242

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  • Bangor Savings Bank Open House Tuesday, July 23  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Bangor Savings Bank, 213 Battle Ave

    Kick off Summer with our 11th Annual Open House.

    Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and refreshments by MarKel's Bakehouse with music by Pfister and Mann!

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  • Exhibit Talk - Historical Society Tuesday, July 23  5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Castine Historical Society

    Exhibit Talk, 5:00 p.m. In this second of the three-part series, Curator Paige Lilly will lead a tour and discussion on different aspects of the exhibit “Risky Business: Square-Rigged Ships and Salted Fish”. The event takes place in the Castine Historical Society’s Abbott School gallery. Free with light refreshments served.

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  • Annual Meeting of Blue Hill Heritage Trust Tuesday, July 23  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Castine Yacht Club

    The annual Blue Hill Heritage Trust Meeting will be held at the Castine Yacht Club. The event is open to the public, tickets for the lobster feed go on sale in June.

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Wednesday, July 24
  • Lord Nelson Model Boat Race Wednesday, July 24

    Lord Nelson Model Boat Race

    Time: TBD

    Come watch the kids sail model boats that they have made

    For more information go to www.castinegolfclub.com

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  • Puzzles at Witherle Wednesday, July 24  11:00 am - 5:00 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Puzzles every Wednesday 7/3-8/21, all day. Come join Irene to do puzzles in the Witherle Library Children's Room. All ages.

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  • Fireside Cooking Wednesday, July 24  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Perkins House - Wilson Museum Campus

    Fireside Cooking

    Baking pie in a dutch oven "This is the way we bake the bread, so early in the morning."

    Though it won't be early in the morning, the aroma of baking bread will be a major draw on July 10, July 24, and August 14 from 2 - 5 p.m. at the John & Phebe Perkins House as Fireside Cooking is demonstrated (part of a guided tour) on the hearth. Tour visitors may enjoy some tasty morsels from the day's fare as they learn about the Perkins family and how meals were prepared in the late 1700s and early 1800s. The John & Phebe Perkins House is located at 111 Perkins Street in Castine and is part of the Wilson Museum campus. Guided tours of the Perkins House begin on the hour and are $5 per person. Should you miss our special Fireside Cooking demonstrations you can still tour the Perkins House any Wednesday or Sunday from 2 - 5 p.m. throughout July and August or by appointment.

    Also, check out our Outdoor Cooking demonstrations on July 31, August 21, and September 11.

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  • Future Trends Series: "Population Trends" Wednesday, July 24  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Witherle Library

    Future Trends Series: Book Discussion "Population Trends" with Bill Eisenhardt

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Thursday, July 25
  • Plein Air Festival Thursday, July 25 - Saturday, July 27  

    The 7th Annual Castine Arts Association 2019 Plein Air festival will take place over three days, from July 25 to 27. Plan to visit Castine during this exciting opportunity to see artists in action, painting in historic Castine where many famous artists have painted before and purchase a work directly from your favorite artist. Be sure to get your accommodation reservations early as the community will be fully booked during this event!

    For more information go to www.castinearts.org

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  • Castine Farmers Market Thursday, July 25  9:00 am - 11:30 am
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  • Story Time at Witherle Thursday, July 25  11:30 am - 12:30 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Story Time every Thursday at 11:30am with Irene Hall for young ones and their caregivers. 7/18-8/22

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  • Tea with Abigail: 19th Century Tea Party & Talk Thursday, July 25  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Wilson Museum - Hutchins Education Center

    Tea with Abigail: 19th Century Tea Party & Talk on Castine History with Gail C. Hamel

    Co-sponsored by the Castine Historical Society, Wilson Museum and the Friends of Witherle Library

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  • Talk on Castine Merchant Family 18th & 19th Century Thursday, July 25  5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Witherle Library

    Talk on Castine Merchant family, the Whitneys in 18th and 19th Century: "The Life and Legacy of Abigail Whitney" with Gail C. Hamel, historic presenter.

    Co-sponsored by the Castine Historical Society, Wilson Museum, and the Friends of Witherle

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Friday, July 26
  • Plein Air Festival Thursday, July 25 - Saturday, July 27  

    The 7th Annual Castine Arts Association 2019 Plein Air festival will take place over three days, from July 25 to 27. Plan to visit Castine during this exciting opportunity to see artists in action, painting in historic Castine where many famous artists have painted before and purchase a work directly from your favorite artist. Be sure to get your accommodation reservations early as the community will be fully booked during this event!

    For more information go to www.castinearts.org

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  • Special Magical Crafts at Witherle Friday, July 26  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Witherle Library - Community Room

    Special Magical Crafts - Fridays at 1pm (or TBA) 7/5-8/23
    Join Irene in the Community Room at Witherle Library. All ages.

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Saturday, July 27
  • Plein Air Festival Thursday, July 25 - Saturday, July 27  

    The 7th Annual Castine Arts Association 2019 Plein Air festival will take place over three days, from July 25 to 27. Plan to visit Castine during this exciting opportunity to see artists in action, painting in historic Castine where many famous artists have painted before and purchase a work directly from your favorite artist. Be sure to get your accommodation reservations early as the community will be fully booked during this event!

    For more information go to www.castinearts.org

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  • Coloring at Witherle Saturday, July 27  11:00 am - 2:00 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Coloring every Saturday 11am-2pm, 7/6-8/24.
    Some join Irene for coloring in the Children's Room at Witherle Library. All ages.

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  • Plein Air Reception Exhibition and Art Sale Saturday, July 27  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Alfond Student Center at MMA

    An Award Ceremony, Reception, and Art Sale will be held at the Alfond Student Center at Maine Maritime Academy on Pleasant Street from 4 to 6pm on Saturday July 27th. The public is cordially invited. Each artist will display their artwork for sale. Our judges will select awards for the first, second and third place paintings, and five honorable mention paintings. A special CAA "Castine Captured" award will be given to the artist who's painting captures a unique feel of Castine.

    For more information go to www.castinearts.org.

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Monday, July 29
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, July 29  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Cruise Ship Independence - In Port Monday, July 29  9:00 am - 12:00 pm Castine Town Dock

    American Cruise Lines Ship the Independence (capacity approx. 100 passengers) arrives in Castine each Monday morning at 9am (June 10 - September 23). The ship anchors in the harbor and ferries passengers to the Town Dock. Passengers enjoy the sights, shops and eateries of Castine for about three hours, until the ship departs at noon.

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, July 29  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Family Charades at Witherle Monday, July 29  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Mondays 7/1 - 8/19 Come join Irene for charades the library. All ages.

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  • Castine Historical Society Annual Fundraiser and Silent Auction Monday, July 29  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Castine Historical Society

    Castine Historical Society Annual Fundraiser and Silent Auction.

    For ticket information call the Historical Society at 326-4118 or visit www.castinehistoricalsociety.org

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  • Author Talk with Brian Swartz Monday, July 29  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Witherle Memorial Library

    Maine Writers: Author Talk with Brian Swartz

    Join us for our Author Series every Monday July 1st - Aug 19th (except Aug 5th)

    For more info call the library at 207-326-4375

    Co-sponsored by Witherle Memorial Library and Compass Rose Books

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Tuesday, July 30
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, July 30  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Holbrook Island Boat Tour Tuesday, July 30  9:00 am - 12:00 pm MMA Waterfront

    Holbrook Island Boat Tours
    July 9 (9 a.m. - noon) - sign up deadline July 3
    July 30 (9 a.m. - noon). - sign up deadline July 24
     
     Maine Maritime Academy and the Wilson Museum are offering a unique way to visit Holbrook Island. Board the boat, an open launch, provided by MMA on July 9 or July 30 at 9 a.m. to return at 12 noon. A trip will take 45 minutes each way with about an hour to explore ashore. A Holbrook Sanctuary representative will offer a guided tour of the island or visitors may take advantage of swimming, fishing, or hiking along a network of old roads, paths, and animal trails leading visitors through a variety of coastal habitats.
     
    Plan to meet a Museum representative and MMA crew about 15 minutes early (8:45 a.m.) at MMA Waterfront for pre-boarding and safety check. Trips will leave promptly at 9 a.m. Each passenger should provide his/her own personal flotation device for the trip, if possible; a limited number are available through MMA. There is a closed shoe requirement (not just a closed toes but the whole thing!). No sandals or flip-flops allowed. Sneakers are best.

    This program is free and open to the public. Due to the popularity of these trips, reservations are a MUST. Deadlines are July 3 for the July 9 trip and July 24 for the July 30 trip. Space is limited and fills quickly - call 207-326-9247 or email info@wilsonmuseum.org. If you need to cancel a reservation, please let us know as soon as possible to allow others the chance to participate in a trip. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There are no "bad weather" dates.

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  • Board Games at Witherle Tuesday, July 30  11:00 am - 5:00 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Board Games every Tuesday 7/2-8/20, all day.Come join Irene and play board games in the children's room at Witherle Library all day. All Ages.

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  • Slide Show: "Finding Our Voices" with Patrisha McLean Tuesday, July 30  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Witherle Memorial Library

    Slide Show: "Finding Our Voices" with Patrisha McLean

    For more information call the library at 207-326-4375

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Wednesday, July 31
  • Outdoor Cooking Wednesday, July 31  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Perkins Yard - Wilson Museum Campus

    Outdoor Cooking

    Bread baking in outdoor ovenNothing whets the appetite like an ocean breeze with the fragrance of wood smoke and baking bread wafting through the air. Visit the back yard of the John & Phebe Perkins House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 31, August 21 and September 11 as Director Patty Hutchins cooks up some treats using the outdoor bake oven, the fire pit, or a combination of the two. There might be bread or pizza, bean-hole-beans or stew, we're leaving it up to the weather and the whim of the cook. Mix up a batch of your own favorite bread and bring it down to pop into the oven - it's a big oven with room for several loaves (or a pie might be nice). Outdoor cooking tips are free of charge with impartial taste-testers always available.

    Also, check out our Fireside Cooking demonstrations as part of a Perkins House tour on July 10, July 24, and August 14.

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  • Puzzles at Witherle Wednesday, July 31  11:00 am - 5:00 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Puzzles every Wednesday 7/3-8/21, all day. Come join Irene to do puzzles in the Witherle Library Children's Room. All ages.

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  • Yacht Exhibition Wednesday, July 31  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Castine Town Dock

    Please join us for the 20th annual Castine Classic Yacht Celebration, sponsored by the Castine Yacht Club, which will honor the iconic designs of Nathanael G. Herreshoff.

    On July 31 noted examples of Herreshoff craft will be on exhibition at the Castine, Maine, town dock, followed by a Symposium at the Maine Maritime Academy with a panel of distinguished Herreshoff experts and sailors, chaired by Bill Lynn, Executive Director of the Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame. The Castine Yacht Club will host a reception following the symposium.  

    We will welcome at the exhibition - - and discuss at the Symposium - - some of the smaller Herreshoff classes, such as BB 25s, BB 15s, Herreshoff 12 1/2s and Herreshoff Coquinas. Please notify the Committee below if you plan to have such a boat in Castine.  

    On August 1 a fleet of over 40 classic yachts will race a 19.6 nm course from Castine to Camden, followed by the Camden to Brooklin Race on August 2 and the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta on August 3.

    For Race Notice , Registration and other information, please refer to our website, www.castineclassic.com. 

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  • Yacht Symposium Wednesday, July 31  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MMA

    Please join us for the 20th annual Castine Classic Yacht Celebration, sponsored by the Castine Yacht Club, which will honor the iconic designs of Nathanael G. Herreshoff.

    On July 31 noted examples of Herreshoff craft will be on exhibition at the Castine, Maine, town dock, followed by a Symposium at the Maine Maritime Academy with a panel of distinguished Herreshoff experts and sailors, chaired by Bill Lynn, Executive Director of the Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame. The Castine Yacht Club will host a reception following the symposium.  

    We will welcome at the exhibition—and discuss at the Symposium—some of the smaller Herreshoff classes, such as BB 25s, BB 15s, Herreshoff 12 1/2s and Herreshoff Coquinas. Please notify the Committee below if you plan to have such a boat in Castine.  

    On August 1 a fleet of over 40 classic yachts will race a 19.6 nm course from Castine to Camden, followed by the Camden to Brooklin Race on August 2 and the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta on August 3.

    For Race Notice, Registration and other information, please refer to our website, www.castineclassic.com.

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  • Future Trends Series: "Palaces for People" Wednesday, July 31  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Witherle Library

    Future Trends Series: Book Discussion "Palaces for People" with Rev. Tim Hall

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Thursday, August 1
  • Castine Classic Yacht Race Thursday, August 1

    Please join us for the 20th annual Castine Classic Yacht Celebration, sponsored by the Castine Yacht Club, which will honor the iconic designs of Nathanael G. Herreshoff.

    On July 31 noted examples of Herreshoff craft will be on exhibition at the Castine, Maine, town dock, followed by a Symposium at the Maine Maritime Academy with a panel of distinguished Herreshoff experts and sailors, chaired by Bill Lynn, Executive Director of the Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame. The Castine Yacht Club will host a reception following the symposium.  

    We will welcome at the exhibition - - and discuss at the Symposium - - some of the smaller Herreshoff classes, such as BB 25s, BB 15s, Herreshoff 12 1/2s and Herreshoff Coquinas. Please notify the Committee below if you plan to have such a boat in Castine.  

    On August 1 a fleet of over 40 classic yachts will race a 19.6 nm course from Castine to Camden, followed by the Camden to Brooklin Race on August 2 and the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta on August 3.

    For Race Notice , Registration and other information, please refer to our website, www.castineclassic.com

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  • Castine Farmers Market Thursday, August 1  9:00 am - 11:30 am
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  • Story Time at Witherle Thursday, August 1  11:30 am - 12:30 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Story Time every Thursday at 11:30am with Irene Hall for young ones and their caregivers. 7/18-8/22

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Friday, August 2
  • Special Magical Crafts at Witherle Friday, August 2  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Witherle Library - Community Room

    Special Magical Crafts - Fridays at 1pm (or TBA) 7/5-8/23
    Join Irene in the Community Room at Witherle Library. All ages.

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  • Castine Town Band Concert Friday, August 2  6:00 pm - 7:15 pm Wilson Museum Campus

    This is the band’s annual concert in the beautiful setting besides the Wilson Museum.

    For more information call Silas Yates 207-326-0663

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Saturday, August 3
  • Coloring at Witherle Saturday, August 3  11:00 am - 2:00 pm Witherle Library - Children's Room

    Coloring every Saturday 11am-2pm, 7/6-8/24.
    Some join Irene for coloring in the Children's Room at Witherle Library. All ages.

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  • Betsey Peters-Epstein’s "Medieval Monks and Mid Century Dames" Saturday, August 3  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, 68 Main St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Betsey Peters-Epstein’s "Medieval Monks and Mid Century Dames"----- (the "dames" being of the 20th century”) - Vocalist and back-up musicians. Free Admission

    The first half of the concert is songs based on Illuminated Manuscript graffiti of 11 century Irish monks. The second half is selections from the American songbook from 1945 to 1990 based on life as a mid 20th century woman.

    Sponsored by the Castine Arts Association

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Sunday, August 4
  • Hatch Community Youth Fund Annual Event Sunday, August 4  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Castine Inn
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