Craft fair at Club 302

Pine Tree State Country Music Association and the Maine Ole’ Opry will host a holiday craft fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Club 302, Route 302. Contact 490-1232.


Help with Thanksgiving boxes

York County Shelter Programs is seeking donations for its Thanksgiving food boxes to benefit families in need. Checks may be mailed to: York County Shelter Programs, P.O. Box 820, Alfred 04002. Please write “Turkey Fund” in the memo box. Contact 324-8811 or 324-1137, ext. 105.


Guidance for nonprofit groups

Kennebunk Savings and United Way of York County will co-host a community workshop from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Friday at the Wells Activity Center, 313 Sanford Road, detailing ways that nonprofit organizations can more effectively address financial challenges. The event is free. Continental breakfast will be provided. Advance registration is required by e-mailing Ken Murray at [email protected]


Saw Mill Days this weekend

Higmo’s Lumber & Logging, 15 Bridge Road, will sponsor a Saw Mill Days event from 7 a.m. until mid-afternoon on Saturday and Sunday, featuring demonstrations, presentations and a woods walk.

The event is free and open to the public. Contact 837-0608 or go to


Taylor’s Grove at Nasson

The duo Taylor’s Grove will perform folk, bluegrass and old-time music at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Nasson Community Center, 457R Main St. Admission is $10 per person. For reservations, call 324-5657.


4-H Camp official to speak

Ryder Scott, program director at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Bryant Pond 4-H Camp and Learning Center, will share his insights on the changing nature of childhood at the extension’s annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen St.

The program is free and open to the public. Contact (800) 287-1535 or e-mail [email protected]


Tribal elder on canoe making

Penobscot Indian Nation tribal elder Butch Phillips will describe how to make a traditional birch bark canoe at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St.

Admission is by a suggested $5 donation per person. Contact 985-4802.



Library hosts birding expert

Kennebunk Free Library, 112 Main St., will host York County Audubon birding expert June Ficker at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The event is free and open to the public. Contact 985-2173 or go to


Quilting fabric sale planned

The First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Main Street, will host a quilting fabric sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday and Sunday. Contact 985-7966.


Talk centers on elder care

Attorney Martin Womer will discuss advance health care directives and other elder care issues at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Pines Hospitality Room at Pinewood Manor, Pinewood Lane. The talk is free and open to the public. Contact 937-5020 or 934-4189.


Award-winning quilts shown

An opening reception, showcasing the works of award-winning quilt artist Carrie Hedstrom, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. The public is invited. Contact 236-3440.


Historian to discuss architect

Maine Historic Preservation Commission Director Earle Shettleworth will give the talk “A Skillful Artificer: The Architecture of Anthony Coombs Raymond,” at 7 p.m. at the Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. The public is invited to attend. Contact 443-2174 or go to


Online shopping can be safe

York Public Library will advance the holiday shopping season with a free, public talk by Bob Rogers, “How to Buy Safely and Smartly on the Internet,” at 7 p.m. Friday. Contact 363-2818.


Entrepreneurs panel set

Women, Work & Community and University College Rockland will host an Entrepreneurs Panel Presentation, featuring the stories of three local small-business owners, from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday. The event will be held in Room 414 at University College, 91 Camden St. Contact 596-2616.


School PTC slates tag sale

The Line Elementary School PTC will hold a tag sale and raffle from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school gym, 818 Water St., off Route 11. Contact 793-4100.