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  • Sunday, August 15, 2021 - 9:00am

    On 22 September, the Post is hosting the Boothbay Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours.  All are welcome to come and learn about the Legion and how we support of veterans and community.

  • Friday, August 13, 2021 - 9:00am

    Come back together at the Boothbay Region YMCA this fall. Online registration begins on Sunday, August 22nd at Noon, and in-house registrations begin on Monday, August 30th. Click HERE to access our fall program guide. 

    Boothbay Region YMCA

    www.boothbayregionymca.org

  • Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 11:30am

    We would like to inform our loyal breakfast customers that due to CDC guidelines we will be requiring masks again starting this Sunday, August 15th.  We will have them available to those who do not have one. 

    Hope to see you Sunday!

  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 8:00am

    A very actualized woman strides into the shop on a busy Thursday and demands:

    "Where do you eat?"

  • Kids Sea Glass Workshop by Kim Kruger
    Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 7:30am

    Ocean Point Inn is delighted to offer Ocean Point and Boothbay region children, Kim Kruger’s second sea glass workshop for ages 7 and up on Monday, August 16th from 10:00am to 11:30am at OPI.  

  • Monday, August 9, 2021 - 10:45am
    The Lincoln Home is inviting artists to exhibit and sell their work at our  ART UNDER THE TENT SALE on Sunday September 12, from 11-5 p.m.  All mediums are welcome; paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, and fine craft.
     
  • Monday, August 9, 2021 - 10:15am

    Ocean Point Inn invites you to join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner - 7 days a week from 7:00am until 9:00pm.  

  • Don Pride Tuesday at OPI
    Monday, August 9, 2021 - 8:30am

    Ocean Point Inn presents guitarist Don Pride, Tuesday, August 10th from 7:00 to 9:00pm.  Reservations are required and can be made through Open Table or by calling the Inn at 207-633-4200. wwww.oceanpointinn.com

  • Monday, August 9, 2021 - 7:15am

    Augustus continues his completely fabricated fight against “The Vets...”

  • Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 9:15am

    International Singer/Songwriter, Gabriel Donohue has graciously agreed to one last performance at OPI before he heads to Nashville.  His final performance is Sunday, August 8th from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Gabriel is a dynamic performer who mesmerizes his audience with his multitude of talent! He is one performer you won’t want to miss! Call 207-633-4200 or reserve your spot on Open Table. www.oceanpointinn.com

  • Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

    The Community Arts Fund presents the Jason Spooner Band with special guest Travis James Humphrey at the Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown

  • Nikos Apollonio TONIGHT
    Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 10:45am

    Ocean Point Inn has been “the happening place” this summer for musical entertainment, great food and spectacular sunsets.  Tonight, we invite you to hear special guest, Nikos Apollonio from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Nikos is a world renown string instrument maker but plays a mean fiddle and knows all those great sea chanties.  If you’re looking for something fun to do this evening, come have cocktails and a great meal and listen to the very talented Nikos Apollonio!

  • Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 7:45am

    Contractors rely on their tools and equipment to get the job done. To protect these tools from theft or vandalism, there’s Tools and Equipment Coverage.

    Allen Insurance and Financial's Patrick Chamberlin explains in a blog post on our website. Read it  now. As always, you can reach out with questions: 236-4311. Ask Allen. We're here to help.

  • J. Peterman, Maine Lobstermen, hats, Boothbay Harbor
    Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 8:45am

    Hemingway’s Hat and the Maine Lobsterman, Uniquely Different

  • lobster pound, lobster, boothbay harbor, roads end
    Monday, August 2, 2021 - 8:45am

    The first lobster pound was built on Vinalhaven in 1875. This pound on Roads End was built in 1906 and belonged to the Higgins Company. Although it is not used as a pound any longer, it is one of five buying stations in the Boothbay region. If you look closely you may be able to identify some of the people that are removing lobsters from the pound.

  • Friday, July 30, 2021 - 2:51pm

    Summer Reading Wrap-Up

    Saturday, August 14 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    on the library lawn

  • Friday, July 30, 2021 - 12:54pm

    Amphibians coverAuthor talk with
    Lara Tupper

    Amphibians

    Thursday, September 9 at 6:00pm on the library lawn

    Join us on the library lawn to hear author Lara Tupper discuss her new book of short stories.

  • Friday, July 30, 2021 - 12:39pm

    The Albatross cover

    Author talk with Gerry Hawes

    The Albatross

    Saturday, September 4 at 2:00pm on the library lawn

    Join us on the library lawn to hear author Gerry Hawes discuss his new book.

  • The Lincoln Home Summer Music Series Newcastle maine Damariscotta JazzBabies
    Friday, July 30, 2021 - 9:15am

    On Wednesday, August 18, The Lincoln Home is hosting the second of three concerts in their Summer Music Series on the shore of the Damariscotta River. Orville Lee, incredibly talented singer and songwriter, will be the opening act starting at 5 p.m. The Jazz Babies will perform from 6 - 8 p.m. Fresh oysters along with savory offerings from Blazing Tomato Woodfired Pizza and Mr.

  • The Lincoln Home Vibrant Senior Living Damariscotta River
    Friday, July 30, 2021 - 9:00am

    July was a busy and fun month at The Lincoln Home and Harbor View Cottage.  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram #thelincolnhome to keep in touch with events open to the public.

  • tennis bal donations
    Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:15pm

    Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore – Ms. Liberty

    ALSO GIVE TWO SALTY DOGS YOUR USED TENNIS BALLS SO WE CAN SELL THEM AND GIVE THE MONEY TO LOCAL ANIMAL CHARITIES.

    Sorry for yelling.

     

  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:08pm

    Photo Talk with Bob Krist

    Behind the Scenes: Real Life Misadventures of a Travel Photographer

    Friday, August 27 at 7:00pm on the library lawn

    Join us on the library lawn to hear photographer Bob Krist discuss his time traveling the world as a photographer.

  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:47am

    Fair Weather Films 8/13

    Join us for our final Fair Weather Film of the summer!

    Fair Weather Films 8/13

  • Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 3:40pm

     

    Let’s try this again…

    Fair Weather Films return this summer!

    Films: State of the ARt

    Join us for this special Fair Weather Film in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk.

  • restaurant, outside, to go
    Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:45am

    Brady’s will be closing early Sunday to support the staff at Mine Oyster during the Crocker reception.  Please join us in sending our heartfelt condolences to Morgan and the entire Crocker family

  • Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:30pm

    Ocean Point Inn Invites you to come hear local musician, Chris Cote Gagne on Tuesday, July 27th from 7:00 to 9:00pm at the Inn. Reservtions are required and can be made through Open Table. For more information call 207-633-4200. www,oceanpointinn.com

  • Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:15pm

    Join certified yoga instructor Monica Botti for her last Free Gentle Morning Flow Yoga Class Wednesday, July 28th from 8:00am to 8:30pm. Class is free, bring your own mat. 

    Stretch. breathe and mingle! Yoga for everyone.  Students of all ages and experience levels welcome.  Appropriate for any age. The class incorporates a gentle, simple flowing to warm up the body and combine intentional movement with breath for body strength, balance and flexibility.  

  • Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

    Ocean Point Inn Invites you to come hear local musician, Chris Cote Gagne on Tuesday, July 27th from 7:00 to 9:00pm at the Inn. Reservtions are required and can be made through Open Table. For more information call 207-633-4200. www,oceanpointinn.com

  • Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 10:41am

    Sharks at Your ServiceAuthor Talk with Mary Cerullo

    Sharks at Your Service

    Thursday, August 5 at 5:00pm via Zoom

  • The Lincoln Home Summer Music Series Newcastle maine Damariscotta the Boneheads
    Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 10:30am

    The Lincoln Home hosted their first of three Outdoor Music Events bringing community, visitors, old friends, new friends, residents and families together for an amazing evening. The weather cooperated for a wonderful concert on the Damariscotta River featuring Orville Lee as the opening act, followed by The Boneheads. Dancing, laughter, reconnecting with old friends made for really fun evening.

  • Brown’s Wharf, Tuna Tournament, Tuna Fishing, Boothbay Region Maritime Foundation
    Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 8:45am

    This photo was recently donated to the Boothbay Region Maritime Foundation Research Collection by Barry and Jean Reese-Gibson. The Boothbay Harbor Tuna Club sponsored the tournament for many years during the 1970s and 80s.  Barry and Jean were active in that organization and have donated photos and clippings for the Research Collection, a community sourced archive of working waterfront photos from the Boothbay Region.

  • Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 10:51am

  • Robinson’s Wharf, Boothbay Region Maritime Foundation, Working Waterfront
    Monday, July 19, 2021 - 8:45am

    This photo was recently donated to the Boothbay Region Maritime Foundation Research Collection by William and Christopher Stickney. The photographer, Alden Stickney, was a scientist, talented artist, and avid photographer. We are incredibly grateful and honored to add almost 400 of his photos to the Research Collection, a community sourced archive of working waterfront photos from the Boothbay Region.

  • Drawing Ocean Point workshop for Kids
    Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

     

    Ocean Point Inn will host a children’s drawing workshop with Artist Carol Ann Sleeper on Tuesday, July 20th, Thursday, July 22nd and Friday July 23rd from 1:00 to 3:00pm at OPI. 

    The workshops are open to guests of the Inn and local children.  The workshop is limited to ten.  A sign-up sheet is located in the front lobby of the Inn or by calling 207-633-4200. Fee for the workshop is $10.  

  • Friday, July 16, 2021 - 1:08pm

    Test your sleuthing skills in the Maine Summer Library Quest!Library quest

  • Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:12am

    Family tree icon

    Curious to learn more about your roots? Use your library card to access Ancestry.com at home and fill out your own family tree.

  • pogy, pogies, Boothbay Region Maritime Foundation
    Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 8:45am

    Last week we posted a mystery photo of a family fishing wharf. That wharf, located on the Van Horn Road at Ocean Point, was owned by Chester E. Tibbetts in the 50s and 60s for lobster operations. Prior to that, in the 1940s and early 50s the Tibbetts family had a restaurant there called the Lobster Pool. 

  • harbor dogs stories max and augs dog blog theodore
    Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 7:45am
    ATTENTION! ATTENTION! ATTENTION! BREAKING NEWS..........
  • Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 7:45am

    Another Full day of Fun on the Railway Village Green!  Vintage Cars, Murky Water Band, Burgers & Beer, Root Beer Floats and More!  Come dressed in 1950’s Attire and enjoy Free admission! Antique Auto entries welcome!  Click HERE for details.  This Saturday July 17th, 10-5.  Murky Water 12-3, Root Beer Floats 1-3.  

  • Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 9:15am

    Head on over to the Foofa Deck at Brady’s both Saturday and Sunday for live music from 2-5pm.  Saturday we have Jack Duggins and friends country tunes to tap your feet too.  Sunday we welcome the return of the Juke Joint Devils, Maine’s premier swing and jump band!! 

  • Leroy Blackman Tonight at OPI
    Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 8:45am

    Make reservations to see local country music favorite, Leroy Blackman on guitar and vocals tonight at Ocean Point Inn from 7:00 to 9:00pm.  Reservations are required and can be made through Open Table. www.oceanpointinn.com

  • Working Waterfront, Boothbay Region
    Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 8:45pm

    This great photo can be found at the Boothbay Region Historical Society and online in the Boothbay Region Maritime Foundation Research Collection. Can anyone identify its location or tell us the story behind it?

    The Boothbay Region Maritime Foundation Research Collection

  • Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 7:00am

    What kind of insurance do contractors need? Specifically design soloutions begin with general liability coverage go from there. In a blog post on our website, Patrick Chamberlin explains the other coverages contractors should consider.

  • Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 8:00am

    Ocean Point Inn is delighted to welcome back, Gabriel Donohue, Irish-born singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist, Thursday, July 8th from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Gabriel has become a favorite at Ocean Point Inn so don’t miss out, book your reservations early.  Gabriel delights and entertains! Reservations are required and can be made through open Table. www.oceanpointinn.com 207-633-4200

  • Kat Logan - Wed. 6:00-8:00PM
    Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 7:45am

    Ocean Point Inn invites you to come here songstress Kat Logan this evening from 6:00 to 8:00pm.  It’s going to be a perfect evening on the ocean so reserve your table and bring your camera to take pictures of our unforgettable sunsets. No lines, no waiting, full kitchen and wait staff.  Reservations are required and can be made through Open Table. 

    www.oceanpointinn.com 

  • Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 4:30pm

    When you donate your old tennis balls to Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters, we turn around and sell them to dog owners. Then we give that money to two local charities- Action for Animals and Old Dogs New Digs.

  • free accordion lessons
    Saturday, July 3, 2021 - 9:45am

    Just kidding. We’d never unleash another accordion player on the world. And don’t get me going on bagpipe players. Bagpipe players used to be an uncomfortable rarity, but somehow they got all mixed up with St. Patrick’s Day and now they’re everywhere– entertaining drunks and terrifying sober people and animals all over this great nation. Did we lose a war or something?

  • Friday, July 2, 2021 - 10:45am

    We had to put down Big Dumb Buddy on May 18th. He was a good dog and we loved him so much.

    This blog is basically just a bunch of memories I have of the Old Boy.

  • Friday, July 2, 2021 - 10:21am

    In honor of Maine’s 201st Birthday, the Railway Village Museum will offer free admission on Saturday July 3rd from 10a-5p. ‘Olde Village Day’ will feature a fun filled day of festivities for the entire family, old fashion style.

  • Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 4:06pm

    Author Talk with Matt Cost

    Saturday, July 24 at 2:00pm on the library lawn

    Meet Matt Cost (a 2021 Maine Humanities Council Read ME author) and hear about his latest book Wolfe Trap, as well as his Mainely Power series, featured for statewide summer reading!