08/27/23 at All Day
Registration is now open for the 12th annual People Plus Senior Health Expo, in partnership with Spectrum Generations, to be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at the Brunswick Recreation Center in Brunswick from 9 am – 1 pm. Both sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available with space for up to 70 vendor tables. Last year’s highly successful gathering, the first in-person Expo since 2019, drew about 600 participants and nearly 80 businesses, services and programs were represented.
Thank you to our lead Partners for this year: Coastal Landing Retirement Community, Gateway Retirement Solutions, Kennebec Pharmacy + Home Care, Mid Coast-Parkview Health, Maine Health, Priority Real Estate Group, Rusty Lantern Market, and Spectrum Generations, plus Sponsors Avita of Brunswick & Sunnybrook, Brackett Funeral Home, Maine Community Bank, and Insurance & Retirement Solutions.
Registration deadline is September 15, 2023 (Sponsor deadline to “be on the bag” is September 1)! Visit www.peopleplusmaine.org for more information including registration form and sponsorship opportunities or call 729-0757.
08/27/23 at 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Curtis Memorial Library is hosting a free exhibit of nearly 70 original illustrations from Robert McCloskey’s iconic Maine-based children’s books – ONE MORNING IN MAINE, TIME OF WONDER, BURT DOW DEEP-WATER MAN, and turning 75 this year . . . BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL, as well as the Boston classic MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS.
The exhibit is open during library hours, and includes special programming throughout, including readings from Sal McCloskey herself, and drawing workshops led by co-presenters the Illustration Institute. Supported by the STK Foundation, Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shops, L.L.Bean and Bath Savings Bank. Images on loan from the May Massee Collection, Special Archives, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas. See full schedule at www.curtislibrary.com/mccloksey.
08/27/23 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Support your local food producers! Join us to benefit Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association and the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust and enjoy samples from the best farmers, harvesters, chefs and foodies within 40 miles of our beautiful, mid-coast town, Brunswick Maine.
Please come hungry, but set your expectation at a small sample from each vendor with the ability to purchase more if you’re still hungry – cash bar of local beverages provided by Vessel + Vine.
Please pay special attention to door times, as VIP early access tickets allow the first 100 patrons to come into the venue, have a drink and try all vendor samples at 1pm for $25. General Admission ticket allows entry at 2pm and costs $15.
Music provided by our favorite local band, The Ole Dusties playing Americana hits.
Please get your tickets in advance as this event will sell out!
08/27/23 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pejepscot History Center’s Walking Tour Series presents
Potter Street, Brunswick with Don Westfall
Sunday, August 27, 2023 at 1pm
For a little street, this one sure boasts a lot of history. Since 2023 is the 40th anniversary of PHC owning and operating the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, on the corner of Maine and Potter, we thought it was high time to share a bit more about this short, but not-short-on-history, street. We’ll start on one side at the east end and walk the length to Union Street and then back. In addition to the General and his #1 fan, our esteemed Senator Angus King’s house, Don will fill you in on some of the other historical residents and mix of architectural styles that make this street unique.
Participants meet at starting point; driving directions and parking information provided upon registration. Please check-in with tour leader at least 10 minutes prior to tour time.
Tours are limited to 20 unless otherwise noted. PHC maintains a waiting list for each tour in case of cancellations. Most tours are 75-90 minutes, though tours outside of downtown may go slightly longer. Please dress accordingly for the weather and wear sturdy shoes, sunblock, and/or bug spray as needed.
PRE-REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT REQUIRED: $8 PHC Members, $12 General Admission (ages 12+), Free for children ages 0-11. Register online at https://pejepscothistorical.org/series/2023-summer-walking-tours/ or call Pejepscot History Center at 207.729.6606.
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