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TEMPO: The Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra performs in Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH — TEMPO: The Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Moore Community Center, 133 State St. The repertoire is appropriate for all ages and includes the “1812 Overture,” “Shenandoah,” “Queen of the Night,” “Theme from Titanic,” “Pines of Rome,” “Africa,” “Berceuse” and “Finale”. Door admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, $20 for a family and free for children younger than 12.

Murder by the Book with mystery and thriller writers at Jesup Memorial Library

BAR HARBOR — Join 13 mystery authors for the fourth annual Murder by the Book at the Jesup Memorial Library Oct. 26 and 27 at 34 Mt. Desert St. On Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., hear from the writers themselves as they talk about their books, inspiration and more. There will be book signings all day as well as a keynote talk with David Rosenfelt at noon. Prizes will be given away throughout the day. For more information, call 207-288-4245, email mrice@jesuplibrary or visit

Halloween Festival for children: Eeek of Ecology to give tricks and treats

WINTER HARBOR — Participate in the sixth annual Eeek of Ecology Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Schoodic Institute Eliot Hall, 65 Acadia Drive. This is a free event — rain or shine — aimed at families with children 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn about the fabulous Eeek-ology of the forests, streams and shore, and haunt history stations and a creepy craft corner. This year, we offer children the opportunity to “trick or treat” around 20-plus science and history stations related to a diverse array of animals, plants and geologic features in Acadia. Costumes are optional. Call 207-288-1310 with questions.

Breakfast buffet at Bucksport church

BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport United Methodist Church will host a breakfast buffet from 6:30 t0 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at 71 Franklin St. This all-you-care-to-eat meal features many delicious entrees, beverages and homemade baked goods. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children and $25 for a family of four or more. Proceeds will benefit the Fuel Fud.

For more information, call the church office at 207-469-3622 or Ed Petravicz at 207-469-9979.

Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction for Grayson Wentworth

BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport High School JMG is holding a spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Bucksport Middle School, 100 Miles Lane, to support the family of Grayson Wentworth, a young boy in the community battling leukemia. Admission to dinner is free, with a suggested donation of $5 per person. All proceeds from the dinner and silent auction will go directly to Grayson’s family to help defray the cost of medical bills. If you would like to donate (money or an item or service for the auction), contact Shane Boyes at

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