All events are at 6:00 pm and free of charge, unless otherwise noted. Christopher's Restaurant will be open on lecture evenings. For information about the programs, call 207-546-2821 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To make a reservation at Christopher's, call 207-546-1219.
|August 22, Saturday||Saint Croix Island: Maine's "Other" National Park (Rescheduled from Tuesday, August 18)
Join Park Ranger Meg Scheid for a presentation on the history and significance of Maine's second National Park Service site - Saint Croix Island International Historic Site. Only two and a half hours north of Acadia National Park, Saint Croix Island is the only international historic site in the national park system. Discover why this international site should make your “top picks” list for quick getaways in 2015!
|August 23, Sunday||The "Everything Blueberry" Dinner to benefit Destination Cherryfield
Come celebrate Maine’s most famous fruit at the “Everything Blueberry” Dinner on Sunday, August 23rd! This unique dining experience is a benefit for Destination Cherryfield’s Riverside Arts and Music Festival 2015. The evening begins with a social hour/reception at 4pm with hors d’oeuvres. Dinner will be served at 5pm and includes a soup, appetizer, entree and dessert (beverages not included). Tickets to this benefit event are $45. Call 546-1219 for reservations and your selection of a halibut, filet mignon or vegetarian entree.
|August 27, Thursday||Darwin and Plants||Robbin Moran|
|August 29, Saturday||The ACCENT String Quartet
This special summer quartet features Sascha Zaburdaeva-Lorimer and Anatole Wieck sharing 1st and 2nd violin, Ryu Mitsuhashi on viola, and Tim Garrett on cello. The afternoon begins with a 3:00pm reception and concert at 3:30pm, which is followed by dinner just after 5:00pm. Ticket price of $45 includes dinner, with a choice of chicken, haddock, or walnut burger. Purchase tickets or view musician bios at the website HERE. Or you can call 546-2821 ext.2 for more info.
|August 29, Saturday||Quick-change Artists of the Sea: The Lethal Game of Hide and Seek
(Lecture begins at 6:30 PM) Sha-zam! In the blink of an eye, the prey disappears. This talk discusses how marine animals utilize dynamic changes of color and texture to hide themselves right in plain sight of potential predators.
|September 3, Thursday||With Love, From Pluto: Gateway to the "Third Zone"||Bob Reichman|
|September 5, Saturday||Downeast Storytelling with Sanford Phippen
Sanford “Sandy” Phippen’s stories, according to his first book publisher Constance Hunting, “give rise to the qualities that critics and readers have consistently hailed: hilarity and poignance in equal measure, simultaneously. Phippen’s people are splendidly human and uniquely Maine.” Phippen grew up in Hancock, Maine, a graduate of Sumner Memorial High School and the University of Maine. He received his M.A. from Syracuse Univesity; and has been an English teacher, both at the high school and college levels, for 51 years. As a writer, he has published thirteen books that include such small press best-sellers as THE POLICE KNOW EVERYTHING, KITCHEN BOY, PEOPLE TRYING TO BE GOOD, and THE BEST MAINE STORIES. He has written for The New York Times, Maine Times, Maine Life, The Bangor Daily News, The Ellsworth American, Down East, and other periodicals. Phippen will be telling stories about Maine and his life as a teacher and writer. He will have several of his most popular books available for sale after his lecture, including his newest book, “Sturge: A Memoir” about his friend Sturgis Haskins.
|September 6, Sunday||Gala Community Benefit Supper
Enjoy Eagle Hill's annual gala benefit supper prepared by Chef Christopher Meynell while supporting the following local community efforts: Ella Lewis School, Steuben Little League, Henry D. Moore Parish House and Library, Petit Manan Ambulance Corps, and Eagle Hill's local community programs. Event begins at 5 PM with social hour, silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle. RSVP required by September 2, $25 per person. Click here to download printable RSVP form, or call Keith at 207-546-2821 ext. 3.