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Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm

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3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
207-563-1393 www.damariscottariver.org

August 2014

MADA Coastal Maine Antiques Show

August 20, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
$10.00

Maine Antiques Dealers Association (MADA) Coastal Maine Antiques Show at Round Top Farm - Held this year on Wednesday, August 20 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Volunteer help needed. Admission supports DRA's Round Top Farm. DRA is pleased to welcome the Maine Antiques Dealers Association (MADA) back to Round Top for another great show to benefit DRA’s Round Top Farm. The 16th Annual ‘Coastal Maine Antiques Show’ will be a one-day indoor & outdoor antiques show. Admission is $10 per person. Free admission to MADA members. Sorry, no pets allowed on grounds. For more information visit www.maineantiques.org.

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May 2015

Round Top Coffee House presents Married w/ Chitlins

May 8, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5 – $12

Now in its sixth year of hosting the Coffee House and open mic for the Damariscotta region, the DRA invites musicians, singers, poets and other performers to sign up and demonstrate their talents during the open mic portion of the Coffee House. The stage is open to everyone. The event is held on the second Friday of each month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The open mic runs from 6:45 to 8:15, with a 15-minute break before the feature act from 8:30 to 9:30. The open mic is a series of eight-minute, two-song slots, and is designed for individual or…

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June 2015

Round Top Coffee House with Heather Hardy and Dave Martin

June 12, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5 – $12

Now in its sixth year of hosting the Coffee House and open mic for the Damariscotta region, the DRA invites musicians, singers, poets and other performers to sign up and demonstrate their talents during the open mic portion of the Coffee House. The stage is open to everyone. The event is held on the second Friday of each month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The open mic runs from 6:45 to 8:15, with a 15-minute break before the feature act from 8:30 to 9:30. The open mic is a series of eight-minute, two-song slots, and is designed for individual or…

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August 2015

MADA Antiques Show

August 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$10

DRA is pleased to welcome the Maine Antiques Dealers Association (MADA) back to Round Top for another great show to benefit DRA’s Round Top Farm. The 17th Annual ‘Coastal Maine Antiques Show’ will be a one-day indoor & outdoor antiques show. Admission is $10 per person. Free admission to MADA members. Sorry, no pets allowed on grounds. For more information visit www.maineantiques.org.  

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December 2015

DRA Holiday Potluck Party at Round Top Farm

December 9, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free

Please join us for our annual Holiday Potluck Party! When: Wednesday, December 9th, 5:00 to 7:00 PM Where: DRA’s Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta The Details: * Please bring a main dish to share * Dessert will be provided * Wine and beer will be available * Event free of charge RSVP to dra@damariscottariver.org or (207) 563-1393  

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January 2016

Ocean Acidification and Midcoast Maine Estuaries

January 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Is ocean acidification happening in Maine’s coastal estuaries? University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center scientists Larry Mayer and Kathleen Thornton will summarize results from Maine Coastal Observing Alliance (MCOA) surveys of the region’s estuaries. Hosted by MCOA, a collaboration of regional water monitoring groups including the DRA. Snow date is Friday, January 15. Call DRA to pre-register. Free of charge. Thursday, January 14, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta.

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February 2016

SPECIAL EVENT: Winter Fest

February 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Sledding, skating, animal tracks craft, free hot chocolate, sled dog demonstration, hot dogs for $1.00 donation, warming hut open and campfire with marshmallow roasting. Rain or no-snow date: February 21. Free of charge. Breaking news! We will now have snowshoes to borrow at no cost on Sunday thanks to Healthy Hometowns (A Program of Maine Winter Sports Center). Sunday February 14, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta.

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Will Bonsall Speaks: Eco-Efficient Gardening

February 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Will Bonsall, farmer, author, founder and director of the Scatterseed Project, co-founder of the Grassroots Seed Network and a keynote speaker at the 2015 Common Ground Country Fair will share his knowledge and vision for sustainable gardening. The focus of his talk will be maintaining soil fertility through the use of compost, green manures, perennial grasses, and forest products. Bonsall’s books "Through the Eyes of a Stranger" (Xlibris, 2010), a futuristic eco-novel and "Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening" (Chelsea Green, 2015) which covers his in-depth knowledge of growing food in novel ways, will be for sale at…

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April 2016

The Damariscotta River: Understanding What Makes a Productive Estuary

April 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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The Damariscotta River: Understanding What Makes a Productive Estuary Students and faculty from the Darling Marine Center and Bigelow Labs, aquaculture industry partners, and the Damariscotta River Association (DRA) will hold a public meeting titled “The Damariscotta River: Understanding What Makes a Productive Estuary” 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the DRA's Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta. Presenters will share oceanographic research ranging from riverbed composition mapping to water quality monitoring planned for 2016 in the Damariscotta River Estuary. The focus will be research conducted under the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) project. This five-year, $20 million…

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May 2016

John Davis speaks on “The Eastern Wildway – Everglades to the Arctic”

May 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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The 12 Rivers Conservation Initiative invites you to hear co-founder of the Wildlands Network, John Davis, speak on "The Eastern Wildway: Everglades to the Arctic." Friday, May 20th at 7:00 pm at the DRA's Oats Barn at Round Top Farm in Damariscotta. In 2011, Davis walked, cycled, skied, canoed and kayaked from the Florida Keys to Quebec to make the case for an Eastern Wildway. Davis will share highlights from this 7,600- mile trek through the wilder parts of the East and talk about the importance of the Maine Woods to this rewilding vision. There is no cost to attend…

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Getting More From Your Garden with Will Bonsall

May 21, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Photo courtesy Will Bonsall Getting More From Your Garden with Will Bonsall at DRA Round Top Farm Saturday, May 21, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.        Get ideas about efficient plant bed configuration and learn about intensive gardening methods including: using 3D structures, trellising, pea fences, growing pole beans on sunflowers and companion crops. A discussion of green manure and cover crops will also be included. Pre-registration required. Free of charge.

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July 2016

Midcoast Music Fest – The Jason Spooner Band with Katherine Matzell Frederick

July 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Midcoast Music Fest - Thursday, July 14, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. The Damariscotta River Association's Midcoast Music Fest at Round Top Farm (the first of three concerts of the Midcoast Music Fest). Featuring The Jason Spooner Band with Katherine Matzell Frederick. Maine's best music, food, beer and oysters in the Darrows Barn, one of the region's most memorable performance spaces. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. - get your dinner onsite from our local pub. The Midcoast Music Fest supports the conservation and education work of the Damariscotta River Association. Buy Tickets. Admission $20 advance/$25 door. Students $10 with valid 2015-2016 student ID. Don't…

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Midcoast Music Fest – The Oyster Creek Fiddlers

July 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Midcoast Music Fest - Saturday, July 16, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. The Damariscotta River Association's Midcoast Music Fest at Round Top Farm (the second of three concerts of the Midcoast Music Fest). Featuring the The Oyster Creek Fiddlers - a free family dance with traditional music. Maine's best music, food, beer and oysters in the Darrows Barn, one of the region's most memorable performance spaces. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. - get your dinner onsite from our local pub. Although the show is free you do need tickets - get them here! The Midcoast Music Fest supports the conservation and education work of the Damariscotta…

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Midcoast Music Fest – Primo Cubano with Zeme Libre

July 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Midcoast Music Fest – Saturday, July 16, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The Damariscotta River Association’s Midcoast Music Fest at Round Top Farm (the third of three concerts of the Midcoast Music Fest). Featuring Primo Cubano with Zeme Libre. Maine’s best music, food, beer and oysters in the Darrows Barn, one of the region’s most memorable performance spaces. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. – get your dinner onsite from our local pub. The Midcoast Music Fest supports the conservation and education work of the Damariscotta River Association. Buy Tickets. Admission $20 advance/$25 door. Students $10 with valid 2015-2016 student ID. Don’t miss The Jason…

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August 2016

MADA Antiques Show

August 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$10

DRA is pleased to welcome the Maine Antiques Dealers Association (MADA) back to Round Top for another great show to benefit DRA’s Round Top Farm. The 18th Annual ‘Coastal Maine Antiques Show’ will be a one-day indoor & outdoor antiques show. Admission is $10 per person. Free admission to MADA members. Sorry, no pets allowed on grounds. For more information visit www.maineantiques.org.

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February 2017

SPECIAL EVENT: Winter Fest

February 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
dogs and kids ready to go dogsledding

Come celebrate the best of winter! Bring the family for an afternoon of sledding, skating, an animal tracks craft, free hot chocolate, a sled dog demonstration, hot dogs for $1.00 and a campfire with marshmallows for roasting. The warming hut will be open, and there are skates of all sizes available to borrow. Not to worry, no matter how much snow we have (or don't have), there will be lots to do! Sunday February 5, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta.

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June 2017

Partner Event: Damariscotta River Oyster Celebration

June 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$25
Damariscotta River Oyster Celebration logo

Damariscotta River oysters are delicious. The merroir of Maine’s clean coastal waters is captured in their fresh salty taste. Come meet the farmers who raise these delicious, world renown treasures from the sea. Learn how oysters are raised, how to properly handle, shuck, and eat them. Find out how changing ocean conditions are affecting them, and the role oyster farming plays in keeping the marine environment healthy. Organizers of the Damariscotta River Oyster Celebration are proud to announce that all proceeds of the event will be donated to the Darling Marine Center, the University of Maine's marine research and education…

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Partner Event: Mountain Lions in Maine – Rewilding the Maine Woods

June 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$8
cougar

Maine residents live in one of the wildest states in the East, yet the beauty of our natural environment makes it easy to forget we have lost many of our iconic wildlife species. “Mountain Lions in Maine: Rewilding the Maine Woods” is a panel discussion about the challenges involved in bringing large, apex predators, specifically the cougar (mountain lion, puma, panther) and other wildlife back to their native habitat in the Northeast corridor, and how human communities can adapt to co-exist with and even benefit from them. DRA is proud to be among the sponsors of this BookSpeak event. Panelists:…

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July 2017

Oxbow at Darrows Barn presents: an evening of bluegrass with Maine locals Puddn’head to benefit DRA

July 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
oxbow at darrows barn poster

Oxbow, in partnership with the Damariscotta River Association, will be presenting an evening of music at Darrows Barn Thursday July 6 at 6pm. Maine locals Puddn'head will be joining us for an evening of bluegrass, Oxbow Beer, and a local food truck. Tickets are $5 with a portion of proceeds going to benefit the DRA. Come out for some great tunes & beer! Doors at 6pm, Music at 6:30 $5 cover, a portion to benefit the Damariscotta River Association Oxbow beer on draft & Local food truck Learn more

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Partner Event: Screening of “The Sacred Place Where Life Begins”

July 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Gwich'in film banner

In the Gwich'in language, the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska is called "The Sacred Place Where Life Begins." Since 1986, this area has been threatened by oil and gas development. In this short documentary film by Miho Aida, Gwich'in women speak out for their sacred land and inspire audiences around the world to action. FREE.

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Science for the People: Damariscotta Estuary Marine Science Public Forum

July 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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volunteers monitoring water quality

PLEASE NOTE CORRECTED TIME. This event takes place from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Join The Darling Marine Center, aquaculture industry partners and the Damariscotta River Association for a forum on current research and findings in the Damariscotta River Estuary. Presenters will provide synopses of research being conducted by the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET). The oceanographic research ranges from nitrogen cycle assessment to water quality monitoring planned for 2017 in the Damariscotta River Estuary. Sarah Gladu, Damariscotta River Association Director of Education and Environmental Monitoring, will talk about observations based on water quality data collected by citizen volunteers over the…

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Oxbow at Darrow’s Barn Presents: Muddy Ruckus to benefit DRA

July 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
Muddy Ruckus

Oxbow, in partnership with DRA, presents Muddy Ruckus – an Americana-rock duo from Portland, Maine. The stripped-down power duo features guitarist Ryan Flaherty and percussionist Erika Stahl. The band blends rootsy guitar and edgy percussion on a suitcase drum kit, and is known for a full rock band sound, despite their duo status. They season their music with the salt of the old Eastern ports, backroad electric grooves, and the mud of the Mississippi River where Flaherty grew up. They were awarded "Best in State of Maine 2016" by the New England Music Awards and have been nominated for "2017…

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An Evening with Slaid Cleaves – SOLD OUT

July 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$30 – $40
Slaid Cleaves

Celebrated singer-songwriter returns to Round Top Farm this July! DRA's Midcoast Music Fest takes a break this year, but the music never stops. Back by popular demand this summer, DRA presents an Evening with Slaid Cleaves at DRA Round Top Farm's Darrows Barn, one of the region's most memorable performance spaces. Austin-based, Maine-reared singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves is described as "one of the finest singer-songwriters from Texas" by The New York Times. Cleaves spins stories with a novelist's eye and a poet's heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter's 'Still Fighting the War' spotlights an artist in peak form. His…

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River Beats Concert

July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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camper working

Twenty years ago, the composer and New York Philharmonic bassist Jon Deak was walking in a Colorado school admiring the beautiful artwork on the walls, made by the students there, when he asked himself a world-changing question: why don’t we know what the music of children sounds like? Thanks in part to Deak, we now have the opportunity to hear the music of children. The community is invited to attend a concert in celebration of nature and music, hosted by children participating in “River Beats,” a session of Damariscotta River Association (DRA’s) Camp Mummichog. Every note, dynamic, articulation, harmony, and…

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August 2017

DRA Annual Meeting

August 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Author Kathryn Miles

Author Kathryn Miles We hope you'll join us for an evening in Darrows Barn for DRA's Annual Meeting. We look forward to sharing some exciting news with you about our work together during the past year, and taking a look at what's ahead. Our guest speaker this year is Kathryn Miles, author of Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy (Dutton 2014), All Standing (Simon & Schuster 2011), and Adventures With Ari (Skyhorse 2009). Her work has appeared in dozens of publications including Best American Essays, Between Song and Story, Ecotone, History, How To Write About Anything, Outside, Popular Mechanics and…

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MADA Antiques Show

August 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$10
Round Top Sign

DRA is pleased to welcome the Maine Antiques Dealers Association (MADA) back to Round Top for another great show to benefit DRA’s Round Top Farm. The 18th Annual Coastal Maine Antiques Show will be a one-day indoor & outdoor antiques show. Admission is $10 per person. Free admission to MADA members. Sorry, no pets allowed on grounds. For more information visit www.maineantiques.org.

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September 2017

Partner Event: Twin Villages Business Forum

September 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$20
Twin Villages bridge

Newcastle and Damariscotta have many diverse and successful businesses and have experienced growth in many sectors in recent years. Please save the date for the Twin Villages Business Forum on September 22nd to learn more about the diverse clusters of businesses in the area, their formula for success, tools available for business start-up, relocation or expansion, and why the time is right to do business in the Twin Villages. Everyone interested in the success and growth of Newcastle and Damariscotta is invited to attend. $20 fee includes a "Taste of the Twin Villages" lunch. Register at www.twinvillagesbiz.com

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October 2017

Share your skills… or learn some new ones

October 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

October 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

October 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

October 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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November 2017

Share your skills… or learn some new ones

November 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

November 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

November 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

November 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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December 2017

Share your skills… or learn some new ones

December 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

December 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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Share your skills… or learn some new ones

December 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
Round Top Farmhouse

Whether you have a lot of skills to share or would like to acquire some, we welcome your help with ongoing demolition and renovation at DRA Round Top Farms. No experience is necessary. You will be working with a professional who is willing to teach! Bring your own tools if you prefer to use them, otherwise we can provide all tools and safety equipment required. Drop in any Tuesday between 10 AM and 4 PM, starting October 10. For more information, call Jim Grenier at 207-624-2877, or send him an email.

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February 2018

WINTER FEST 2018

February 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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marshmallows and ice skating at winter fest

Come celebrate the best of winter! Bring the family for an afternoon of sledding, skating, an animal tracks craft, free hot chocolate, a sled dog demonstration, hot dogs for $1.00 and a campfire with marshmallows for roasting. The warming hut will be open, and there are skates of all sizes available to borrow. Sunday February 18, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Round Top Farm (3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta). Rain or no-snow date: February 25. Check our Facebook page for weather cancelations.

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July 2018

Nesting Grassland Bird Walk – CANCELED

July 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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male bobolink by Andrea Westmoreland

UPDATE: Due to the predicted thunderstorms tomorrow morning, we feel the safest option is to cancel this event. There is no rain date scheduled. We are very sorry for the inconvenience! If you are interested in observing bobolinks, we invite you to walk the fields here at DRA Great Salt Bay Farm on Belvedere Road in Damariscotta, or the fields at Round Top Farm (accessible by parking at the Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site due to construction at Round Top). There are many nesting birds in both locations. If you have specific questions or concerns about managing your own…

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Native Plants for New England Gardens

July 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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detail of native plants book cover

Mark Richardson and Dan Jaffe, co-authors of Native Plants for New England Gardens (2018, Globe Pequot Press) will be at Darrows Barn in Damariscotta on July 19 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM to discuss their book and share their experiences maintaining the native gardens at Garden in the Woods in Framingham, MA. Native plants have evolved over many years to make them well adapted to their locality so they require less water, fertilizer or pesticides to thrive. Not only do they add beauty to our landscape, but they also help support healthy ecosystems and provide food for wildlife. In…

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Forever Farm Party

July 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Forever Farm Party graphic

Maine Farmland Trust & DRA invite you to a celebration of farmland protection and community collaboration in Damariscotta! Join us at recently protected farmland on Rt. One in Damariscotta, now owned and farmed by the Brady Hatch and Brendan McQuillen of Morning Dew Farm. With food by Harvest Moon Catering, beer from Oxbow Brewing Co., and music by the Newell Family & Sharon Pyne! PLEASE NOTE PARKING SITUATION. Guests must park at DRA's Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta. We will take shuttles to the farm from there. There is NO PARKING allowed at the farm site. This…

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February 2019

WINTER FEST 2019

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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lots of people sledding

UPDATE: WINTER FEST POSTPONED DUE TO NON-WINTERY WEATHER! Now taking place on February 17. Come celebrate the best of winter at the 5th annual Winter Fest! Bring the family for an afternoon of sledding, skating, an animal tracks craft, a sled dog demonstration, free hot dogs and hot cocoa, and a campfire with marshmallows for roasting. The warming hut will be open, and there are skates of all sizes available to borrow. Sunday February 17, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Round Top Farm (3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta). Co-hosted by DRA-PWA and Great Salt Bay Community School PTO.

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August 2019

Partner Event: Community Forum on Recycling and Trash Disposal in Lincoln County

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Presernters Mark Ward and Michael Ulh

The community forum promises to be an entertaining, educational, and interactive experience. Learn where all the trash goes when it goes away! We will explore the unique relationship that exists in Lincoln County between our local transfer stations and the county-wide recycling center. Recent changes in the recycling market have made the need for such a conversation all the more urgent. We hope that the community forum will encourage dialogue on this subject to ensure our county has a resilient recycling and solid waste management system for the future. Presented by Talking Trash! (Mark Ward & Michael Uhl), and funded…

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