Weekend Spotlight: Four indoor events to pique your senses and tastebuds

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 11:00am

We have a few interesting happenings on deck this weekend with another adapted musical, some food and drink tastings, an artistic craft fair, and some wild and scenic films for your enjoyment.

Rent: School Edition

Friday, November 12 through Sunday, November 14—Belfast

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Last weekend Camden Hills High School was the star player of the high school musical—this weekend it’s the Belfast Area High School’s turn. This weekend kicks off its fall musical - Rent: School Edition from November 12 to 21. Fridays/Saturdays at 7:00 p.m., Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Tickets $5 adults, $3 students; they can be purchased at the school at Lion’s Way in Belfast. Masks required. FMI: Details


Pope Memorial Humane Society Tasting Event

Saturday, November 13—Thomaston

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The Pope Memorial Humane Society’s cookbook, Recipes to the Rescue is the theme of this tasting event to benefit the animals they shelter. From 1 to 3 p.m. walk around and sample bites at a minimum of 10 tasting stations with small portions/one-bite tastes straight from the cookbook. The tasting event is limited to 50 people so best to get your tickets early here or call the shelter 207-594-2200 to check first. No walk-ins. 


Rockland Elks Holiday Craft Fair

Saturday, November 13—Rockland

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Poster courtesy Pope Memorial Humane Society

If you’ve never been to a local craft fair, here’s one check out at the Rockland Emblem Club at 210 Rankin Street. The most interesting people making the most interesting stuff you can’t find anywhere else is its real appeal, as seen in such past stories as this and this.  Starting at 9 a.m. and going to 2 p.m., this craft fair features more than 40 tables of crafts from local artisans. The kitchen will be open for lunch as well as a bake table with homemade pies, cookies, candies and fudges. FMI: Details.


Three wild and scenic films to catch

Sunday, November 14—Virtual

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The Midcoast Conservancy and Coastal Mountains Land Trust are hosting a live, virtual event to screen eight films that will appeal to outdoor lovers and environmentalists from 4 to 6 p.m. I just did a write-up on three not-to-miss films a story this week. Pictured above: “24 Leeches,” a “tribute to a father’s best friend and adventure partner, his 10-year-old son.”  Ticket holders will have access to the films online five days after the festival starts. FMI: Tickets


Kay Stephens can be reached at news@penbaypilot.com