Kristen Britain's "Green Riders" novels have been published around the globe. Credit: John Clarke Russ

Pull a fire truck to help fight cancer at Hancock County Pull for a Cure

ELLSWORTH — Join the American Cancer Society and CrossFit Acadia for Pull for a Cure from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Ellsworth High School, 24 Lejok St. Teams of 12 will compete to see who can pull a fire truck the fastest while raising money to fight cancer. Teams can register at Registration is $25 per person. For more information, contact Nick Birdsall at or Stacey Duran at

MDI Hospital Auxiliary Fall Fair and Luncheon

BAR HARBOR — The MDI Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Fall Fair and Luncheon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Atlantic Oceanside in Bar Harbor. The fair will include a raffle with more than 60 items and gift certificates, hundreds of white elephant items, jewelry, a gentleman’s table, baked goods, and Christmas and holiday items. All proceeds will benefit the auxiliary’s commitment to provide $11,930.69 in equipment items to MDI Hospital. For information or to make a monetary contribution, contact Shirley Conklin at 207-801-9138.

‘The Dream Gathering’ with author Kristen Britain

BAR HARBOR — Celebrate 20 years of the “Green Rider” with author Kristen Britain at the “Dream Gathering” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St. Britain will also be celebrating the launch of her new book, “The Dream Gatherer,” which features a novella and two short stories set in the world of “Green Rider.” Books will be on sale that night courtesy of co-sponsor Sherman’s Books. For more information, contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or

New Surry Theatre presents ‘Laura’

BLUE HILL — New Surry Theatre presents Very Caspary and George Skylar’s “Laura” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at 18 Union St. Tickets are $18 for general admission, and for $15 students and seniors. Reserve at or by calling 207-200-4720.

Autumn Trail Race at Baker Hill and Long Ledges Preserve

SULLIVAN — Run for a good cause at the scenic Baker Hill and Long Ledges Preserves in Sullivan from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 4. The 4-mile course is single track trail, and the 8-mile course includes some dirt road. Online pre-registration is $20. Part of the Double Trouble Trail Race Series with Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust’s Wildlands Race on Oct. 28. Register for both Frenchman Bay Conservancy and GPMCT races for only $35. Online registration closes one week before each race. In-person registration closes 30 minutes before each race. For information, visit Find more races at

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