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Benefit wine tasting to support Camp Capella

By Joni Averill

Patawa Club invites you to a wine-tasting fundraiser for Camp Capella and other community charities, reports co-president Caitlin Sullivan.

Patawa will host the wine-tasting party 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Anthony John’s Day Spa, 1010 Stillwater Ave., Bangor.

Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance at Anthony John’s, State Street Wine Cellar or through Patawa members by calling 433-7341 or 991-3901.

Sullivan reports that half the proceeds will benefit Camp Capella in Dedham, which serves children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. The other half will be divided among several community nonprofits.


St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church’s annual holiday fair will be 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the church on the corner of Holyoke and North Main streets in Brewer.

Co-chairs Sandra Currier, Mary Rush and Penny Baker report that this fundraiser will include holiday wreaths, pet items, a children’s corner, a raffle and “delicious breakfast items available in the Holy Grill.”

Proceeds benefit church work.


Helen Willey says that Grace United Methodist Church’s holiday fair will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at 193 Union St., Bangor.

It features a silent auction, foods, jewelry, decorations and lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Saving Grace Thrift Store will also be open.

Credit cards will be accepted. Proceeds benefit church outreach programs.


St. John’s Women’s Council co-presidents Nancy Taylor and Joy Hallee invite you to its Deck the Halls Christmas Fair, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at 207 York St., Bangor.

Taylor and Hallee note the fair features everything from theme baskets to a raffle table and a luncheon menu.


Proceeds from Brewer First Congregational Church’s gingerbread holiday fair will be used “to send our Gingerbread Young Folks to camp,” reports Jane Pierce.

The fair, which includes “a fabulous” luncheon as well as entertainment by Jerry Hughes, Pierce wrote, is 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at 35 Church St.


The Rev. Noel Krueger invites you to a Christmas Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at First Church in Belfast, 8 Court St.

Don Hoenig will serve his “famous fresh fish chowder,” and you will be able to buy crafts, jewelry, plants, food, and order a First Church Christmas wreath.


Herb Hopkins says the Brewer Kiwanis second annual pie contest will be part of the Zonta Holiday MarketPlace 2009 on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Bangor Civic Center.

The entry fee for Home Baker is $5 and the fee for Professional Baker-Bakery is $25.

Pies and recipes with name and contact information should be brought to the Kiwanis table between 8:30 and 10 a.m. that day.

Sold pie slices will benefit the Eastern Area Agency on Aging Meals for Me program.

For more information, call 942-6310.


Simpson Memorial Library board of trustees secretary Sue Kircheis invites you to a fundraiser to raise money to match a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant, which recently provided the library with two new computers.

Kircheis says the library will be selling baked goods, books and knives from the Rada brand of cutlery, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Carmel Grange Fair.


Connie Ennis invites you to the United Methodist Women annual bazaar and luncheon, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Gray Memorial United Methodist Church, Caribou.

The chicken stew-fish chowder luncheon is $5.


The Rockville Community Chapel Association “is desperately trying to raise funds to preserve the belfry of the historic Rockville Community Chapel and to replace a leaking roof,” wrote the association’s secretary, Fran Hart.

You may help by attending a spaghetti supper, 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Masonic Center, 361 Main St., Rockport.

Hosted by the Rockport Masons and association, admission is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 10 and under.

All proceeds benefit restoration of the 1853 chapel that “is the only public building remaining in the village of Rockville,” and is home to “the famous Hooper bell that was cast in Boston in 1851,” Hart wrote.


Vickie Adams reports that Masanobu Ikemiya will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Elm Street Congregational Church sanctuary, Bucksport.

Founder and artistic director of Arcady Music Festival for 24 years, Ikemiya’s repertoire ranges from the classics to ragtime.

Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for seniors and free for students and children.

Proceeds benefit the church building fund.

Joni Averill, Bangor Daily News, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402;; 990-8288.

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