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  • 2018-08-02 La Vie En Rose-nblum Cottage, photographed July 31 by Jane Rossman from the Rosenblum Cottage porch on Bay Street in Bayside.
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Upcoming Events

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Other Bayside Event

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8/16/18 (Thu)

Northport Yacht Club Fun Races for Kids (NYC Clubhouse; 4 PM) Racers of all ages are welcome, with priority going to sailing school students and instructors.

8/16/18 (Thu)

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series (Steamboat Landing, Belfast; 5:30-7:30 PM) As always, free. Performing this week: Mostly Brothers (high energy, great sounds, beautiful vocals).

8/16/18 (Thu)

David Estey: A Life in Art Slide Lecture  (Community Hall;7:30 PM) A chance to "get inside the head" of exhibiting artist, David Estey, who will show slides of his work and talk about his creative process and what drives his work. Free. Sponsored by Bayside Arts.

8/17/18 (Fri)

Friday Morning Pickleball (Ruggles Park Basketball Court; 8:30-10 AM) All skill levels are welcome. No equipment is needed. Please come and enjoy the fun and great exercise. Call Jim Ross at (423) 504-4047 if you have any questions. From July 13 through August 31.

8/17/18 (Fri)

Safety Committee Meeting (Blair Agency, 24 Bay Street; 4-5 PM) Contact Wendy Huntoon at glhuntoon@comcast.net with questions or comments.

8/17/18 (Fri)

Northport Yacht Club End-of-Season Raft-Up (On the Water; 6 PM) Let’s get every boat in the harbor out for this! All boats welcome. Taxi service possible. Pack it up and bring your friends. Contact Jim Facey (207-338-3118 or jim.facey@gmail.com).

8/17/18 (Fri)

Belfast Garden Club Open Garden (35 Piper Street Road, Northport; 10 AM-4 PM) This week: Conard & Randall Garden. Admission $5 at the door or $30 for a season ticket. For more info, visit www.befastgardenclub.org.

8/17-19/18 (Fri-Sun)

Belfast Harbor Fest and National Boatbuilding Challenge (Steamboat Landing & Heritage Park, Belfast) Lots of activities. For complete information, visit www.belfastharborfest.com.

8/15-18/18 (Wed-Sat)

New England Auto Auction (Owls Head Transportation Museum, Owls Head; 9 AM-5 PM) As a rising star on the national stage, this event draws consignors and bidders from around the world as New England’s premier collector car auction. For more information, visit www.owlshead.org.

8/18/18 (Sat)

Come Boating! Regatta (Belfast Boathouse) For more information, visit www.comeboating.org.

8/18-25/18 (Sat-Sat)

Union Fair (Union Fairgrounds, Union) Classic, rural fair (one of the oldest in Maine), celebrating all aspects of agriculture, including a wild blueberry festival. Events include harness racing; old fashioned pig scramble; wild blueberry pie baking and eating contests; horse, oxen, and tractor pulls; fireworks; sheep shearing contest; 4-H exhibits; carnival; entertainment; and more. For more information, visit www.unionfair.org.

8/19/18 (Sun)

Overseers’ Meeting (Edna Drinkwater School; 8 AM) Note change of venue for this meeting only. Contact Amy Eldridge at nvcmaine@gmail.com or 207-338-0751.

8/19/18 (Sun)

Fill the Hall: Northport Food Pantry Drive (Community Hall; All Day) Please bring your unopened pasta, breads, cans of fruits and vegetables, peanut butter and cereals to the Community Hall. If you are leaving Bayside prior to Sunday, please bring your food donations to Blair & Beanie's porch (by the basketball court) or the Northport Yacht Club porch. The food will be placed in shopping bags and placed on chairs in the Community Hall. After a photo session, the bags will be taken to the Northport Food Pantry for distribution. For more information, contact Patti Wright at northportfpantry@gmail.com .

8/19/18 (Sun)

Northport Yacht Club Open House (NYC Clubhouse; 9-11 AM) Please come enjoy free coffee and doughnuts to kick off the weekend.

8/19/18 (Sun)

Shady Grove Cottage & Museum Open (Pleasant Street; 2-4 PM) Free.

8/20/18 (Mon)

Bayside Farmers' Market (Ruggles Park; 4-7 PM, Rain or Shine) More information at www.facebook.com/BaysideFarmersMarketMaineg and www.baysidefarmersmarketmaine.com.

8/20/18 (Mon)

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series (Steamboat Landing, Belfast; 5:30-7:30 PM) Special added concert. As always, free. Performing this week: Tuba Skinny (traditional New Orleans sound)..

8/22/18 (Wed)

Story Hour (Bayside Library; 10-11 AM) Hosted by Jen Lannan. For children in preschool and early elementary classrooms. Free.

8/23/18 (Thu)

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series (Beaver Street, Belfast; 5:30-7:30 PM) As always, free. Performing this week: The Right Track (great band with the whole sound: horns, singers, guitars, keys,drums, the works).

8/24/18 (Fri)

Friday Morning Pickleball (Ruggles Park Basketball Court; 8:30-10 AM) All skill levels are welcome. No equipment is needed. Please come and enjoy the fun and great exercise. Call Jim Ross at (423) 504-4047 if you have any questions. From July 13 through August 31.

8/24/18 (Fri)

Belfast Garden Club Open Garden (76 Patterson Hill Road, East Belfast; 10 AM-4 PM) This week: McLeod Garden & Studio. Admission $5 at the door or $30 for a season ticket. For more info, visit www.befastgardenclub.org.

8/24/18 (Fri)

Fourth Friday Art Walk (Belfast; 5:30-8 PM) For more information, visit www.belfastcreativecoalition.org.

8/25/18 (Sat)

Around Islesboro Race Planning Session (NYC Clubhouse; 9 AM) Help needed for land support activities, pre- & post-race social activities, etc. Interested parties are welcome and encouraged to attend. Contact Lindsay Huntoon (978-979-8404 or aroundislesbororace@gmail.com) or Gordon Fuller (207-624-2769 or patriot@myfairpoint.net).

8/25/18 (Sat)

Barnstormers Ball (Owl’s Head Transportation Museum, Owl’s Head; 6 PM) Transport back to the Roaring Twenties for our end-of-summer gala! Indulge in an evening of glamour and luxury as you dine, drink and dance the night away. Tickets will be available in advance, and a limited number will be offered. Proceeds benefit Museum programs. For more information, visit www.owlshead.org.

8/26/18 (Sun)

Shady Grove Cottage & Museum Open (Pleasant Street; 2-4 PM) Free.

8/27/18 (Mon)

Bayside Farmers' Market (Ruggles Park; 4-7 PM, Rain or Shine) More information at www.facebook.com/BaysideFarmersMarketMaineg and www.baysidefarmersmarketmaine.com.

8/27/18 (Mon)

Northport Select Board Meeting (Town Hall; 6 PM) Contact the town office at 207-338-3819.

8/27/18 (Mon)

Belfast Historical Society Program: “What’s in Your Postcard Collection?” (Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library; 7 PM) Frank Coombs, Larry Curtis, Wilma Moses and Gail Smith, four collectors of vintage postcards, share gems from their collections. For more information on this free program, visit www.belfastmuseum.org.

8/29/18 (Wed)

Cold Comfort Theater Presents "Love Letters"  (Community Hall; 7:30 PM) Written by A.R. Gurney and featuring William Murphy and Aynne Ames. Childhood friends, middle aged lovers, aging correspondents—through letters, these two upper-crust WASPs have stayed in touch while going very different directions in life. Tender, sweet, sad, funny, outrageous.Tickets $10 at the door. Sponsored by Bayside Arts.

8/30/18 (Thu)

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series (Steamboat Landing, Belfast; 5:30-7:30 PM) As always, free. Performing this week: The Leaky Boot Jug Band (perennial favorite).

8/31/18 (Fri)

Friday Morning Pickleball (Ruggles Park Basketball Court; 8:30-10 AM) All skill levels are welcome. No equipment is needed. Please come and enjoy the fun and great exercise. Call Jim Ross at (423) 504-4047 if you have any questions. From July 13 through August 31.

8/31/18-9/2/18 (Fri-Sun)

Camden Windjammer Festival (Camden Harbor) The fleet gathers in picturesque Camden Harbor for festivities reminiscent of the days when hundreds of coastal schooners lined the waterfront. Festivities include a parade of sail, flag-raising ceremonies, live music, dancing and fireworks. Raft-Up! For more information, visit http://www.sailmainecoast.com.

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