BELFAST — Book signing and recipe tasting from “Home Port Cookbook” with author Will Holtham and illustrator Susan Tobey White, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, July 29, at High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. For information, call 338-8990 or visit www.highstreetgallery.com.
ROCKLAND — Maine Lobster Festival, Aug. 3-7, at Harbor Park. For information, admission fees and a full schedule of events, visit www.mainelobsterfestival.com.
SKOWHEGAN — The Kneading Conference, July 28-29, followed by the third annual Artisan Bread Fair on Saturday, July 30, Skowhegan State Fairgrounds. For information and a schedule, visit kneadingconference.com.
TRESCOTT — Make your own ice cream, sorbet or granita with French-born chef Andre Gamard, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 17, at Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Road. For information, fees and to register, call 733-2233 or visit www.thecclc.org.