Fishermen’s Festival

The 38th annual Fisherman’s Festival will kick off with a Shotgun Golf Scramble, Kick-off Party and the Shrimp Princess Pageant on Friday and daylong family events, competitions, food and live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday.

For a complete schedule of activities, go to or call 633-2353.


Geocachers to clean up

Mount Agamenticus Conservation will team up with Geocachers to co-host a CITO cache in, trash out event at at 9:15 a.m. Saturday.

Volunteers will pick up litter from the summit, parking areas and access roads around the mountain. They are advised to dress for work, and bring a pair of gloves and a picnic lunch. This event will be held rain or shine.

For details, call 361-1102 or email [email protected] to reserve a spot. Visit for more information.


Legion holding sock hop

A benefit 1950s-style Sock Hop will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Kennebunkport American Legion Hall, Route 9.

Tickets are $10 each and are available by calling 468-3481. Proceeds will benefit the Kennebunkport American Legion & Auxiliary’s support of veterans and their families.


Shaker Museum history fair

The Local History Fair sponsored by Friends of the Alfred Shaker Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday will include Willowbrook, Old York, Alfred Village Museum and the Springvale Historical Society. Historians Harland Eastman and Fred Boyle have also reserved space.

In the afternoon, winners of the Friends essay contest for grades 7-10 will be announced. The top three winners will read their essays, and author Beth DeWolfe will read from one of her recent Shaker books. The Friends of the Alfred Shaker Museum’s kitchen will sell lunch items. Admission is $1. For details, go to


Bob Marley to do benefit

Kennebunk High School will host a “Save The Rampage!” event headlined by comedian Bob Marley at 6 p.m. Sunday in the school’s Gymnasium A, 89 Fletcher St.

Tickets are $15 and available at the KHS Main Office or at the door. All proceeds will benefit the KHS Student Newspaper. For more details, call David at 286-7961.


St. Cecilia choir concerts

The St. Cecilia Chamber Choir will perform 15th anniversary concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Second Congregational Church in Newcastle and at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First Congregational Church in Camden.

Each show will be followed by a reception. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Students admitted free. For more details, call 380-2768 to visit


Camps’ volunteer workday

Tanglewood 4-H Camp of Lincolnville and Blueberry Cove Camp at Tenants Harbor will host their annual Volunteer Work Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, including an open house from 1 to 3 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to help with garden preparation, general cleaning, raking, simple carpentry projects, painting and trail maintenance. Participants are asked to bring their favorite tools, gloves and a picnic lunch. Snacks and beverages will be provided. For details, call Sharon Gilbert at 789-5868.


Mock council meetings

Two Mock Town Council Meetings, headed by Loranger Middle School Grade 5 students, will be held at the town hall at 11 a.m. Friday and again May 6.


Poetry Night at the library

Kennebunk Free Library, 112 Main St., will host its annual Poetry Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, featuring the works of Maine poets.

Light refreshment will be served. The program is free and open to the public. For details, call 985-2173 or go to


Kate Braestrup to speak

Skidompha Library, 184 Main St., will host a talk with author and Maine State Warden Service chaplain Kate Braestrup at 10 a.m. Thursday in its Porter Meeting Hall.

Braestrup’s books will be available for sale and the author will autograph copies after her talk, which is free and open to the public. For more details, call 563-5513.


Photo history of town

Local historians will offer a slide presentation and talk detailing 100 years of Waldo County history via old photographs at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. For more details, go to or call 548-2529.