Positively Maine: Calendar, July 13, 2011

Posted July 12, 2011, at 5:20 p.m.

COREA, Maine — Seaside Grange annual rummage and bake sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at the Grange Hall, 64 Crowley Island Road. The sale will feature household items, clothes, furniture and baked goods. The Seaside Quilters will offer a quilt as a raffle prize. For information, call 963-7849 or email ruland64@myfairpoint.net. All proceeds go to Grange budgeted expenses and charitable contributions.

PEMBROKE, Maine — St. John’s Biennial Quilt Show is 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 22, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 39 Hersey Road in Pembroke. A $3 admission donation includes free refreshments served outdoors under a tent and a chance to win door prizes. Dozens of full-size quilts, wall hangings, garments and one-of-a-kind items will adorn the walls and pews of this church, which is more than 150 years old and one of the oldest Catholic churches in Maine. Local quilters will answer questions and share advice, and Pembroke musician Stephen Sanfillipo will entertain attendees. Homemade crafts and food will be on sale along with recycled quilting books, magazines, patterns and supplies. Interested quilters can deliver items to Bonnie Hunter from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Gingham Fabric Shop in Machias. For more information, call her at 726-5117 or email bhunterquilts@gmail.com. Quilt raffles will benefit local nonprofit organizations including Downeast Hospice, Greenland Point Center and Pembroke Historical Society.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Celtic-folk-world music duo Four Shillings Short will perform a free family concert, “Around the World in 30 Instruments,” 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at Ellsworth Public Library, 20 State St. Celebrating their 16th year together, the husband and wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama of Ireland and Christy Martin of California tour the U.S. and Ireland as troubadours of old, traveling from town to town performing at Celtic and folk festivals, in theaters, performing arts centers and other venues. For more information call 667-6363 or visit www.ellsworth.lib.me.us.

BANGOR, Maine — Coach day trip to see the Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning musical “The King and I” Saturday, Oct. 1, at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Mass. Sponsored by All Souls Congregational Church of Bangor, the cost is $159 per person and includes transportation, theater ticket, pretheater lunch and post-performance supper. Reservation deadline is Monday, Aug. 1. The coach leaves Bangor at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, from the Park and Ride Lot on Odlin Road and boarding on I-95 south of Bangor can be arranged with prior notice. For details, write Nancy Ziegenbein, 41 Linden St., Bangor 04401 or call 947-7965. A portion of the proceeds benefits All Souls Church continuing community outreach program.

SEARSMONT, Maine — Cars of Yesteryear Show, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Searsmont Town Office building, Route 131. Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. General admission is by donation for this event that features disc jockey music, food, raffles and a swap meet. Swap meet vendor sites are available for $15. For information, call 342-3259. Proceeds benefit the Vicky Morgan Foundation to help families and individuals facing sudden tragedy.

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — The third annual “Divine Luncheon on the Lawn” is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at St. John Episcopal Church, 315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor. The plated lunch for $12.50 features fresh herbs and edible flowers and includes drink and dessert. The luncheon benefits the Westside Food Pantry, which serves the communities of Tremont, Southwest Harbor and Mount Desert. Author Katie Moose will be on hand to offer tastings from her cookbooks and sign and sell her books, with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Food Pantry.

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