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Dec. 1

Celtic Holiday Celebration

KENNEBUNK, Maine — On Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. the Seaglass Chorale Society presents a Celtic Holiday Celebration featuring Irish fiddlers Ryan and Brennish Thomson and dancers from the Stillson School of Irish Dance. Tickets are $20/adults and $10/ages 18 and under. Get tickets at seaglasschorale.org.

December Astronomy Club Meeting and Christmas Party Pot Luck

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The Astronomical Society of Northern New England will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, Dec. 1, at 6:45 p.m. at The New School, 38 York St., Kennebunk. The December Meeting is ASNNE's combined Annual Membership Meeting and Christmas Party Pot-Luck Supper. Members and guests meet to celebrate the Joyous Holiday Season, socialize, and discuss astronomy. All - Members or guests, are welcome, but we do request that you contribute to the Pot-Luck Supper, either with a dish or a dessert. For more information visit us at www.ASNNE.org.

Holiday Book Sale at York Public Library

YORK, Maine — On Friday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. stop by YPL’s Festival of Lights book sale to pick up holiday titles, popular hardback novels of all genres, puzzles, YA and children's books, and a few special editions/collectibles. Plus, a special discount section for crafts and hobbies thanks to a recent donation. Proceeds benefit the York Public Library Association.

Dec. 2

Kennebunk Land Trust Nature Walk

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Join Kennebunk Land Trust Dec. 2, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at For All Forever Preserve for “Winter Weeds” Walk. The walk is led by Maine Guide, Master Naturalist, and environmental educator at Wells Reserve at Laudholm Linda Littlefield Grenfell. The walk is free of charge. Donations are accepted. For more information and to register visit https://kennebunklandtrust.org/ or https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/saturday-nature-walks-with-kennebunk-land-trust-1507749.

Center for Wildlife Holiday Bazaar Makers Market

CAPE NEDDICK, Maine — Center for Wildlife invites the community to join us here at Center for Wildlife, 375 Mountain Rd. Cape Neddick, on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to shop from a variety of local artists and makers, enjoy seasonal craft activities and spread the holiday cheer.

Drop-In Craft: Holiday Cards

YORK, Maine — On Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. join the York Public Library for a drop-in craft for grownups: a chance to make a holiday card. Design your own unique card to mail to a friend or loved one and brighten their day this holiday season.

Dec. 4

Prelude Shell Decoupage Class

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — On Monday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Alisson's Restaurant, 11 Dock Square, Kennebunkport. All food and beverage services available during the event. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.localbottega.com.

Dec. 5

Walking Sacred Sites: Listening to Their Stories

YORK, Maine — On Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Margaret W. Jones discusses her latest book, "Walking Sacred Sites: Listening to Their Stories." Held in York Public Library’s Community Room. Please register at yorkpubliclibrary.org/calendar.

Family Bingo

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — On Family Bingo on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. Join the Graves Library in the Community Room for a fun Family Bingo Night. You can win fabulous prizes for each game.

Dec. 6

Teen Collaborative Crafting: Fantasy Mapping

WELLS Maine — On Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 1 p.m. let rice serve as inspiration in the creation of a fantasy map from your wildest imagination. Use it as an art piece or let it inspire your next great story. Snacks will be provided. For students in grade 5 and up. For more information, please contact Kayla Sawyer at ksawyer@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

Prelude Wine Glass Painting Class

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — On Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Alisson's Restaurant, 11 Dock Square, Kennebunkport. All food and beverage services available during the event. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.localbottega.com.

Polar Express Afternoon

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — On Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. the Graves library will have a Polar Express Afternoon complete with a family holiday movie, treats, and a favor to take home.

Dec. 7

Truthtellers: Documentary

YORK, Maine — On Thursday, Dec. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m., “Truth Tellers” is a new documentary film chronicling the lives of courageous Americans fighting for racial equity, climate justice and indigenous rights through the eyes of Robert Shetterly, a longtime activist and artist. Shown in York Public Library’s Community Room.

Holiday Book and Art Sale

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — On Thursday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. take a stroll down to the Graves Library for your holiday shopping. The Book Cellar is well stocked with new and gently used books, puzzles, note cards, mugs, hats, CDs, and more.

Movie Night

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — On Thursday, Dec. 7 at 6:45 p.m. the Graves Library will show a holiday classic with Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. Light refreshments will be served.

Dec. 8

Gingerbread House Contest

ELIOT, Maine — The William Fogg Library in Eliot, Maine is hosting its first annual gingerbread house contest and is inviting all interested bakers to participate. Viewing of the gingerbread creations will be held on Friday, Dec. 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Fogg Homestead on the grounds of the library. If you wish to enter, contact the library at 207-439-9437.

Cookie Decorating Story Time

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — On Friday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. join the Graves Library and decorate a holiday cookie. All supplies provided

Dec. 9

Musicale Holiday Afternoon

YORK, Maine — On Saturday, Dec. 9, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Santiago and Thomas welcome you all to their “Musicale Holiday Afternoon,” a piano and clarinet duet which will guide the audience through an engaging and fun program, held in York Public Library’s Upper Level.

Book signing

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — On Saturday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. the Graves Library will have a book signing by Jenna Hager Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush, books will be available for purchase. Preregistration is required for this program www.graveslibrary.org.

Dec. 10

Victorian Tea

ELIOT, Maine — The William Fogg Library’s popular Victorian Tea returns on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the historic Fogg Homestead on library grounds in Eliot. There will be two seatings for the tea; one at 1 p.m. and the second at 3:30 p.m., and reservations are required. Tickets are $15. To reserve your ticket, call the library at 207-439-9437, or stop by during library hours, which are found on the website at www.williamfogglibrary.org.

Dec. 11

Snack Attack: Breakfast in a Jar

YORK, Maine — On Monday, Dec. 11, from 4 to 4:30 p.m. join Barb in our pop-up kitchen to learn how to make some after school snacks. This month we are making breakfast in a jar. This program is suitable for elementary age students who will be cooking with their caregiver. Please register at yorkpubliclibrary.org/calendar.

Dec. 12

Holiday Party

WELLS, Maine — On Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. come meet Santa at the Wells Library. He has stories to tell and magic to share. Holiday-themed crafts and activities will accompany this can’t-miss program. For more information, contact Allison Herman at aherman@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

Dec. 13

Teen Challenge Mode: Guess That Tune Caroloke

WELLS, Maine — On Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. at the Wells Public Library. Like karaoke? Think you know all of the holiday songs? Seems like you would enjoy Guess That Tune Caroloke. Snacks will be provided. For students in grade 5 and up. For more information, contact Kayla Sawyer at ksawyer@wellstown.org or call the library at 207-646-8181.

Dec. 16

St. 'Nick of Time' Holiday Market

KENNEBUNK, Maine — On Saturday, Dec. 16 and Sunday, Dec. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Local Bottega, 7 Agatha James Drive, Kennebunk. support local makers and artists. This is a free event.

This article originally appeared on Portsmouth Herald: York County Community Calendar