Holiday SHOPPING and EVENTS in Castine 2020

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Holiday Shopping

Adam Gallery Downtown

7 Main Street

Open Fridays and Saturdays during the holidays and by appointment. Call us at 207-326-7123.



Brookside Studio Nail Care

Gift Certificates and Open by Appointment



Castine Historical Society

Christmas Pop-Up Shop hosted by Compass Rose Books at 3 Main Street from Nov 28 – Dec 23

Hours: Wednesday –  Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday &  Sunday 9am – 2pm, or by appointment

For those unable to make these hours, items can also be purchased on-line at and be either shipped or picked up at the Historical Society.

Among the items available for purchase are Castine-themed wine glasses, placemats, trivets, cutting boards, and mugs. Plus much more online including our popular fleeces and hats. Another fantastic purchase is a gift membership to the Castine Historical Society for friends and family.



Castine Kayak Adventures

Happy Holidays from Castine Kayak!

Give the gift of an experience with a gift certificate from Castine Kayak Adventures! We also have glow in the dark hats and t-shirts!
Visit our online store Here:


Compass Rose Books

Holiday Hours: Wednesday –  Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturday &  Sunday 9am – 2pm, or by appointment

For more info check out their Facebook Page


Gallery B

Featuring work by local artists and craftspeople.
5 Main Street, Castine

Highlands Woodturning

Sale (Dec 14 – Jan 5): “Make Room for Winter Production” for local shoppers. 20% off all Highlands Woodturning Gallery items; Gift Certificates Available.

Hours: Open daily from 9am – 4pm, Sunday 11-4pm, or by appointment

Featuring wood-turned crafts and art by Temple Blackwood and students.

Location: Shop/Gallery 872 Castine Road, Castine

Mary Margaret’s Mercantile & The Analog Attic  or   207-326-5102  or  Follow Us on Facebook

In addition to many pieces of merchandise “from away”, Mary Margaret’s Mercantile has a mixture of goods “from here” including jewelry from local artisans, hand dyed shibori scarves, repurposed indigo shirts, tea towels, locally dyed yarn and more. The “Merc” also carries Castine- and Maine-themed items.

Town Hall

Need some new gift ideas for the person who has everything?

Get them something you know they will use.

Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Trash Stickers, Recycle Bags, Farmer’s Market Canvas Bags, and the Limited Edition Castine*opoly.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
(207) 326-4502





Castine Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour of Castine

Take the tour while you visit Castine, or in the comfort of your own home.

Hop on
Photo of multi-seat red golf cart with roof and the words Scarlett above

Meet at Castine Town Dock
One-hour guided historic tour
by Castine Touring Company
Mid-May – mid-Oct, 7/week, 9-5
Weather permitting