ELLSWORTH — The Grand begins its family offerings in December when the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers present their annual take on everyone’s favorite holiday character, The Grinch, live on the Stanley Subaru Stage at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, and at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, directly after The Downtown Ellsworth Christmas Parade. Admissions for this performance are $9 for adults/seniors and $6 for youth 12 and under. For more information, call the box office at 207-667-9500, or visit www.grandonline.org or Facebook.
NORTHEAST HARBOR — Acadia Community Theater will perform “A Christmas Story” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the The Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Road. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at www.acadiacommunitytheater.net. $10 for adults; $8 for students, seniors and active military members; $6 for child ages 2-12; and free for children under age 2.
BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Public Library is holding “Explore Outdoors!” with balsam wreath making from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at 5 Parker Point Road. Participants will have the chance to learn how to make a wreath using various native evergreen and berry species. This event is free and all are welcome. Registration is required so sign up at www.bhpl.net or call the library at 207-374-5515.
STONINGTON — Opera House Arts at Stonington Opera House will show the special documentary feature, with conversation to follow, at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, and 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at 1 Opera House Lane. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for ages 17 and under. Tickets are available at https://boxoffice.diamondticketing.com/operahousearts/tickets.
ELLSWORTH — The annual 2018 Santa 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, at Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School, 20 Forest Ave. Pre-registration is from 8 to 9:45 a.m. with the race beginning at 10 a.m. After the race, participants will enjoy hot cocoa and sugar cookies. For more information or pledge form, contact Robin Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org, Sandra Finley at email@example.com or the center at 207-664-0339. Register at bethwrightcancercenter.z2systems.com.
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