gardens AGLOW

For the third year running, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay is welcoming visitors back to its annual seasonal celebration, Gardens Aglow. More than 500,000 LEDs transform the central gardens into the largest light display in Maine. More...

‘Scrooge!’ illustrates meaning of the holidays

BATH L ike the reading of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,” the singing of “Rudolph the Red- Nosed Reindeer” or “Silent Night,” or hanging the stockings with care, the tale of Charles Dickens’ “ More...

Turning of the Year: A Holiday Celebration

BATH — Each year the Chocolate Church presents a Christmas-themed production as family entertainment and as a gift to the community. More...

An Evening with Walt Whitman at Bath library

BATH   Actor and teacher Stephen Collins is bringing Walt Whitman to life at Patten Free Library.  The library will host Collins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, for “Unlaunch'd Voices: An Evening with Walt Whitman.”  More...

Old-fashioned holiday fun from Boothbay Railway Village

BOOTHBAY/FREEPORT   Boothbay Railway Village is celebrating the holidays in more ways than ever before — on the museum's campus in Boothbay and in partnership with L.L. Bean's Northern Lights celebration in Freeport.  More...

Bath-area youth create skate park mural

BATH The Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skate Park is coming alive with color and design thanks to a mural designed and created by youth from the middle and high schools. More...

Eighth Night of Swing and Jazz to benefit Brunswick music programs

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick High School's Jazz program musicians are set to perform for a good cause — BHS's music programs.  More...

Freeport chorus to perform ‘A Baroque Christmas’

BRUNSWICK — The Greater Freeport Community Chorus will present “Un Natale Barocco (A Baroque Christmas)” in performances Dec. 9 and 10 in Yarmouth and Brunswick. More...

HOROSCOPES

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, an outburst of creativity may surprise those close to you, but this week you just may need an outlet. Channel this energy into a project you have been hoping to complete. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 More...

Mystery author Bruce Robert Coffin at Patten Free Library

BATH   Maine mystery writer Bruce Robert Coffin will be signing books in Bath next week.  The author will be on hand at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Patten Free Library to sign books; Mustard Seed Bookstore will handle sales.  More...

Celebrate Christmas at Nickels-Sortwell House in Wiscasset

WISCASSET Experience a 19th century style Christmas with a 21st century flair at Historic New England’s Nickels- Sortwell House this holiday season. More...

’Tis the season

Chocolate Church marks holidays with presents for everyone

BATH For the fifth consecutive year, the Chocolate Church is offering programs to highlight the diverse sights, sounds and sentiment of the season. And the gifts start being unwrapped this weekend, with Super Soulful Santa Saturday. More...

BIMF accepting applications for 2018 season

BRUNSWICK — The time has come for students wishing to be a part of the Bowdoin International Music Festival.  More...

Holiday art fair set for Saturday

BRUNSWICK — The Elks Club of Brunswick is offering the opportunity to see – and purchase – the work of local artists.  More...

Patten Free Library hosting print-making workshop for teens

BATH — Art educator Jackie Johnson will present a print-making workshop for teens from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Patten Free Library. More...

Brunswick tree lighting is Saturday

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association will hold its Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Town Mall in Downtown Brunswick on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. More...

In ‘Coco,’ Pixar journeys to Mexico and beyond the grave

NEW YORK Pixar films have never been shy about death. The “Toy Story” films are, in part, about mortality. The poetic highlight of “Up” is a wordless sequence of a spouse’s passing. More...

‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ a concert for a cause

AUBURN   The music of Vince Guaraldi — more specifically, the music he created for “A Charlie Brown Christmas” — will be featured in Auburn UU’s December Concert for a Cause.  More...

HOROSCOPES

ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20   Aries, you might feel like you do not measure up to others this week. How others see you is completely different from your perception. Don’t be too hard on yourself.  TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21   More...

Remembering Brunswick Naval Air Station

A look at the Brunswick Naval Museum and Memorial Gardens

BRUNSWICK Work on the Brunswick Naval Museum and Memorial Gardens – on its mission to preserve the legacy of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station – has been quietly ongoing since 2009. More...