Newsletter – August 5, 2021

In This Issue: August events at Waterfall Arts, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Midcoast Theater Company, DownEast Auctions at the Searsport Lions Club, The Art of Life Festival at Kids Unplugged, Art Matters exhibit at The University of Maine Hutchinson Center, Free Trial Dance Classes at Thomas Performing Arts Center, Maine Boat & Home Show, Belfast Harborfest, Come Boating Belfast Maine Rowing Regatta, Inaugural Muzzy Ridge Concerts, Business After Hours at First National Bank, The Back and Forth‘s Pirate Take-Over Day, and much more!

This week’s cover photo comes to you from Joanne Parent of Parent Fine Art.

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Newsletter – July 29, 2021

In This Issue: Waldo Community Action Partners‘ Job Fair, Holy Mackerel Tournament Resurrected in Belfast MaineLupine Cottage Open House, DaPonte String Quartet at Belfast Free Library, Free Birthday Scones at The Scone GoddessBelfast Summer Street Party, Burger Night at The Club Marina and Bar, The Art of Life Festival with Kids UnpluggedDownEast Auctions‘ August Show, Art Matters Exhibit at The University of Maine Hutchinson CenterBelfast HarborfestCome Boating Belfast Maine Rowing Regatta, and much more!

This week’s cover photo come to you from John Cole of Penobscot Shores Retirement Community.

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Newsletter – July 22, 2021

In This Issue: Ann Mullen Memorial Grove dedication, ‘Little Women’ opens at Belfast MaskersBelfast Garden Club‘s Open Garden Day at Captain Nickels Inn, Treasures-Trash-Crafts-Bake Sale with Friends of Sears Island, 2021 Open Farm Day, Bar Harbor Music Festival at Belfast Free LibraryWaldo Community Action Partners‘ Hiring Fair, Holy Mackerel Fishing Tournament, Lupine Cottage Open House, DownEast Auctions prepares for August, Maine Boat & Home ShowCome Boating Belfast Maine Rowing Regatta, and much more!

This week’s cover photo comes to you from Belfast Garden Club.

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Open Farm Day, July 25th

Chamber members participating in the 2021 Open Farm Day:

Free alpaca tours / 10% off at the downtown store (33b Front St. Belfast)

Store Open 10am – 5pm, Farm Open 10am – 4pm, 18 Poors Mill Rd. Belfast

Free tours / 4 New Baby Alpacas / Gift Shop / Freshly sheared fleece

Open 10am – 4pm, 141 Crosby Brook Rd. Unity

Picnic and visit the sheep / Live music by Rick Hanscom 1-230pm

Free samples in the Farm Store

Open 7am – 6pm, 5 Bolin Hill Ext Rd. Liberty

Beautiful food and farm tours / Lovely Farm Store

Open Dawn to Dusk, 1165 Turner Ridge Rd. Palermo

Newsletter – July 15, 2021

In This Issue: Open Garden Day with Belfast Garden Club, Civil War Days with Friends of Fort KnoxBelfast Community Works‘ Repair Cafe, Sundays in the Park with Belfast Flying ShoesBar Harbor Music Festival at Belfast hosted by the Belfast Free Library, Weaving Retreats at Belfast Fiberarts, Little Women opening at Belfast Maskers, Treasure-Trash-Crafts-Baked Good Sale with Friends of Sears Island, Holy Mackerel Fishing Tournament returns, Maine Boat & Home Show, and much more!

This week’s cover photo comes to you from our wonderfully successful Arts in the Park weekend!

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Newsletter – July 1, 2021

In This Issue: Free Hot Dogs at Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union (donations accepted for Ending Hunger in Maine Campaign), Take-Out Picnic at Searsport First Congregational Church, Searsport 175th Birthday celebration, Songs of America in downtown Belfast, Dockside Boat Show at Hamlin’s Marine Belfast, North Atlantic Blues Festival, and much more!

This week’s cover photo comes to you from Scott Smith at the Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce.

News from Belfast, Waldo County, and Beyond! Have a safe and happy 4th of July weekend!
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Newsletter – July 8, 2021

In This Issue: Dockside Boat Show at Hamlin’s Marine Belfast, Open Garden Tour with Belfast Garden Club, North Atlantic Blues Festival, See the Tall Ships Come Sailing In, Summer Sale at First Church in Belfast, UCC, Bar Harbor Music Festival at Belfast Library, Belfast Community Works Repair Cafe, Beach Yoga with Friends of Sears Island, Civil War Days with Friends of Fort Knox, Weaving Retreats at Belfast Fiberarts, Maine Boat & Home Show, and much more!

This week’s cover photo comes to you from Dan Jones.

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Business After Hours Returns July 14

Chamber Business After Hours Returns July 14th

The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce will finally be returning to in person Business After Hours events in 2021 with an indoor/outdoor event on Wednesday, July 14th, from 5pm – 7pm at their 14 Main St. office. The event will be catered with drinks and light food available. They will be bidding a fond farewell to Executive Director Steve Ryan as he heads into retirement and officially welcoming the new Executive Director Dorothy Havey.

“Welcome” remarks will be offered by leaders of the Chamber Board, as well as other businesses in the community. The food and beverage sponsors for the event are Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union, Front Street Shipyard and LCI Fiber Optic Network. A door prize of offerings from Cellardoor Winery will be raffled off as well.

The remaining 2021 schedule is as follows: August – First National Bank, September – LCI Fiber Optic Network, October – Belfast Maskers, November – Rollie’s Bar & Grill at the Waldo County Shrine Club, December – Camden National Bank.

For more information, please call the Chamber office at 207-338-5900 or email chamberoffice@belfastmaine.org.

Newsletter – June 24, 2021

In This Issue: Arts in the Park on the waterfront this weekend, Belfast Garden Club Open Garden Tours, Belfast Fiberarts Rug Hooking Demo Day, Ananda Yoga & Wellness teaches class at The Blue Alpaca Ranch and Store, Launchpad & Bangor Arts Exchange host Murcielago, Left Bank Books hosts book signing with Paul Doiron and virtual conversation with Gigi Georges, NARFE holds monthly meeting, Ripped from the Headlines with Penobscot Marine Museum, Belfast Summer Nights begins, celebrate Searsport 175th Birthday, Front Street Shipyard tours begin, North Atlantic Blues Festival is a go, and much more!

This week’s cover photo comes to you from this year’s Arts in the Park Artist of the Year, Lacey Goodrich of Laceypots! News from Belfast, Waldo County, and Beyond!

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Newsletter – June 17, 2021

In This Issue: 2021 Paces for PAWS Virtual 5K & Walking Challenge, Father’s Day Take-out at Searsport First Congregational Church, One-Acts at Belfast Maskers, Belfast Waterfront Photography Exhibition at Waterfall Arts, Open House at Captain Nickels Inn, Summer Events at Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, Open Garden Days with Belfast Garden Club, 25th Anniversary of Arts in the Park – Belfast, Maine, Upcoming Meeting with NARFE Midcoast, North Atlantic Blues Festival, Doiron book signing & Georges virtual conversation at Left Bank Books, tours now available at Penobscot Marine Museum, Belfast Summer Nights, and more!!

This week’s cover photo comes to you from The Colonial Theatre, which reopens June 18th! News from Belfast, Waldo County, and Beyond!

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