FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17:

  • “Sample the Season” at Belfast Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in its winter home in Aubuchon Hardware’s greenhouse, 231 Northport Ave. Vendors will hand out samples with Thanksgiving in mind. The market runs Fridays all year, except the day after Thanksgiving. FMI: belfastfarmersmarket.org, Facebook.
  • November Communi-TEA at Thomaston Public Library, 3-4:30 p.m. The free tea is open to all. This one celebrates Thanksgiving and honors patrons and friends. Bring a nonperishable food item or personal care product for the local food pantry or pet food for the shelter. FMI: 354-2453.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18:

  • High Tea and Bake Sale in Belfast, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The Women of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church serve an English high tea of scones with clotted cream, cucumber sandwiches and tea in china cups. Bake sale includes bread, pies, cakes, cookies, jams and more. With a Jewelry Boutique and Silent Auction of goods and gift certificates.
  • Public Baked Beans & Franks and American Chop Suey Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Mt. Olivet Lodge, Route 220, Washington. With biscuits, dessert, coffee, tea and punch. $8 adults; $4 kids.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19:

  • Public Breakfast Buffet in Bath, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Columbian Club Hall, 807 Middle St. Eggs to order, breakfast meats, home fries, juice, more. $7 adults; $3 under 12; free under 3.
  • Pop-Up Thanksgiving Farmers’ Market in Appleton, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine, Appleton Creamery, 780 Gurney Town Road. Vendors and food producers offer a full range of local artisan foods, from cheeses to pies and condiments. Family friendly with a chance to see goats, puppies, peacocks, chickens, guinea fowl. The creamery’s Facebook page has details.
  • “Cheese Tasting 101” in Waldoboro, 2-4 p.m. at East Forty Farm, 2361 Friendship Road. Take a tasting adventure through cheese styles and types, from fresh to stinky, with Lakin’s Gorges Cheese. $35 per person. FMI: 230-4318.