• Downeast Supper & Concert at St. Paul’s Chapel in Waldoboro, seatings for the meal of lobster-and-haddock stew, baked beans, homemade pies and lots more will be at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. A concert by The Ale House String band will start at 7:30 p.m. $10 at the door.
  • Public Supper & Concert at Second Congregational Church in Warren, 252 Main St. The Caring and Sharing Sisters will serve a dinner of salads, casseroles, breads and pies at 6 p.m., followed by a concert by Robbie Littlehale, who is “a little bit country, a little bit rock ’n’ roll.”


  • Public “Camp” Breakfast in South Thomaston, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Fridays to August 24 at People’s United Methodist Church, 13 Chapel St. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, home fries, juice, coffee. $8 adults; $4 ages 5-10; free under 5.
  • Food Truck Fridays at Down East Magazine, Rockport, noon to 8 p.m. Trucks selling barbecue, farm-to-table, fish and chips, and other fare are parked there August 10 & 17. A cash bar with beer and wine opens at 4 p.m. Live music kicks off at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.


  • Wing Ding Pancake Breakfast at Lincolnville Beach, 7 to 10:30 a.m. at McLaughlin’s Lobster Shack. There will also be a Blueberry Shop with cakes, pies, jams, crafts and white-elephant tables. Proceeds help Lincolnville Improvement Association give scholarships to local high school seniors.
  • Camden Donut Festival at Camden Public Library, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Celebrate the lore behind the creation of the hole in the donut at the festival with a tasting, arts and crafts, history and a humor-writing contest for all ages.
  • Tasting at The Wine Seller, Rockland, 2-5 p.m. Paul Chartrand of Chartrand Imports and vigneron Guy Chaumont of Burgundy, France, offer the tasting.
  • Benefit Public Supper at Prospect Community Center, 4 to 6 p.m. Baked beans, hot dogs, pulled pork, lasagna, chop suey, casseroles, yeast rolls, salads, pies and more. $8 adults; $2 under 12. FMI:, 567-3170.
  • Roast Turkey Dinner in Washington, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Evening Star Grange. Turkey, fixings, casseroles, salads and desserts. $9 adults, with $1 off with a non-perishable item for the food pantry; $5 under 12.
  • Lobster Dinner in Searsmont, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Searsmont United Methodist Church (next to Fraternity Village General Store). Lobster of 1 to 1.5 pounds with drawn butter, corn on the cob, coleslaw, blueberry cake and a beverage for $15. Extra lobsters and lobsters-to-go $9 each. Some tix at door; reservations: 589-3059,
  • 3rd Annual Old Brick School Community Center Barbecue and Baked Bean Family Fun Event, 5-7 p.m., at 44 School St., Warren. Food, carnival games for the kids, fellowship and live music by Joey Orchulli to raise funds for the center, which is home to the Bread for the Journey food pantry and children’s clothing exchange. $10 adults; $5 under 12; $25 families of four or more. FMI: 273-2285.


  • LCDC Lobster Bake and Family Fun Day, 3 p.m., Cider Hill Farm, Waldoboro. Lincoln County Democratic Committee offers games, music by The Oystermen, catering by Narrows Tavern’s Jeff Hurd, and stumping candidates, including gubernatorial candidate Janet Mills. $40. FMI:, 542-7605.
  • Free Pig Roast and Family Fun Day in Belfast, 4 to 7 p.m. at Faith Temple Church, 193 Lincolnville Ave. Live music by the Rt. 17 Ramblers, horseshoes and shuffleboard, bounce house and craft booth for kids, and a country store. Bring a lawn chair. FMI: 930-5640.
  • Pig Roast in Waldoboro, 5 p.m., Waldoboro Fire Station, 1600 Atlantic Highway (Route 1). The town’s fire department and public library team up to offer pork, corn on the cob, coleslaw, watermelon and baked beans for $15 per person.


  • Pizza Night at Oyster River Winegrowers in Warren, 5-8 p.m. Wood-fired pizza from Uproot Pie Co., live music in the barn, and local wine and cider. Entry is free and open to all. The winery is at 929 Oyster River Road and its next pizza night is slated for Sept. 5.


  • Annual Breakfast Meeting of Jefferson Area Community Food Pantry, 9 a.m. at St. Giles’ Episcopal Church, 72 Gardiner Road, Jefferson. All welcome. Those who would like to volunteer or donate should call 315-1134.
  • “Delicious Summer Sides” Class in Brooks, 5-6:30 p.m., Varney Community Building. Add a splash of color and new flavors to your table. $10. Registration:, 921-3950.


  • Night of Joy Annual Summer Barbecue, Fri., August 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Water of Life Lutheran Church, Newcastle. FMI:, 522-1907.
  • “Hops for Hunger” at Rock Harbor Brewing, 5 Payne Ave., Rockland, on Sat., August 18, from 1 to 7 p.m. Lawn games, 50/50 raffle, pizza and bake sale, and chance to sample Rock Harbor’s six brews and tour the brewery. The event raises funds for Area Interfaith Outreach and its Backpack Program, which sends kids home with food for the weekend, including ingredients for one family meal.
  • Public Lobster Supper at Mt. Olivet Lodge in Washington, Route 220, Sat., August 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Whole lobster, macaroni salad, coleslaw, biscuits, chips, dessert and beverages. $15 adults; free hot dogs, rolls and chips for kids.


  • Midcoast Farmers’ Markets, selling organic and local food and artisan crafts and goods. Belfast (MFFM), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street. Belfast (UFMM), 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, 18 Spring Street. Camden, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays and 3:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 116 Washington Street. Rockland, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Harbor Park. Union, 3-6 p.m. Fridays, Union Common. The August 10 market will feature music by Scot Cannon and a scavenger hunt for kids. Waldoboro, 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Town Office, 1600 Atlantic Highway.