CASTINE, Maine — The final session of Wilson Museum’s Kitchen Traditions series with director Patty Hutchins will demonstrate how spiced crab apples are preserved at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the historic John Perkins House on Perkins Street.
Admission of $5 will include a guided tour of the Perkins House. For information, call 326-9247 or visit www.wilsonmuseum.org.
Children’s programs at Frenchman’s Library
SULLIVAN, Maine — Storyteller and puppeteer Rick Adam will host a week of programs for children and families at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22 at Frenchman’s Bay Public Library.
In his “Shadowtales,” Adam will use shadows made by his hands and simple cutouts to illustrate familiar stories, tales and fables from around the world in support of the library’s summer reading theme of “One World,Many Stories.” The “Shadowtales” are inspired by Aesop, Kipling, Shakespeare, folk traditions and Adam’s own imagination.
Jolly Helpers annual fair to be held in West Brooksville
WEST BROOKSVILLE, Maine — The Jolly Helpers will hold their annual fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 27, at the West Brooksville Congregational Church, UCC, on Route 176, Coastal Road.
The fair will feature a yard sale, homemade baked goods, plants and crafts. All are welcome and lunch and beverages will be on sale.
For information, call 326-4239.
SERC open house hosted Aug. 27
WINTER HARBOR, Maine — SERC invites everyone to a Community Open House from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, on the SERC campuc in Winter Harbor.
Come see the newly renovated and expanded campus, tour buildings, participate in family and children’s activities, see ocean creatures in the new indoor tide pool and enjoy a cookout supported by Hannaford.
The Community Open House is sponsored by SERC Institute and Acadia National Park. SERC Institute is the nonprofit partner of Acadia National Park and the Schoodic Education and Research Center.
For information, call 288-1360.
Holden artists work on view in Blue Hill through Sept.
BLUE HILL, Maine — Holden artist Dr. Ed Dixon will exhibit his photographs at the Blue Hill Public Library’s Britton Gallery from Sept. 6 through the end of the month. The exhibit, titled “Reflections,” is a collection of color landscape and still-life photographs.
Dixon is a retired vascular surgeon who established a group practice specializing in the field at Eastern Maine Medical Center, arriving in 1971.
The photos in the exhibit are for sale and can be obtained in different sizes, with nonglare and UV protective glass. The exhibit will be available for viewing during regular library hours in the library’s Britton Gallery. For information, call 374-5515.
Best-selling author in Blue Hill
BLUE HILL, Maine — Paul Doiron, author of the Mike Bowditch series of crime novels, and C. J.
Box, the New York Times best-selling author of 13 novels including the Joe Pickett series, will read from their new books at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Blue Hill Public Library.
Doiron will read from his latest book, “Trespasser,” and Box will read from “Back of Beyond.” Both authors’ works feature a fictional game warden as their primary character.
Doiron is editor in chief of Down East: The Magazine of Maine, Down East Books and DownEast.com. His first book in the Mike Bowditch series of crime novels, “The Poacher’s Son,” was nominated for an Edgar Award, an Anthony Award, a Barry Award, a Strand Critics Award and a Thriller Award for Best First Novel. A native Mainer, he is a registered Maine Guide specializing in fly fishing and outdoor recreation and lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine.
This event is co-sponsored by the Blue Hill Public Library and Blue Hill Books. Books will be available for sale and signing.
For information, call 374-5515.