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Comments due to NMFS on Herring Amendment 8
Nov 25 all-day
The Rockland 2019 Annual Festival of Lights Celebration @ Maine Street, Rockland, Maine
Nov 29 – Dec 1 all-day

The 2019 Annual Festival of Lights Celebration is a production of Rockland Main Street, and sponsored by the Island Institute.

New England Fishery Management Council meeting @ Hotel Viking
Dec 3 – Dec 5 all-day
Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making @ Maine Maritime Museum
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MLA Board of Directors Meeting @ Darby's Restaurant
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The next meeting of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association Directors will take place at Darby’s Restaurant in Belfast, Maine.

It is very likely we’ll be talking about whales and bait.

If you would like to attend, please contact your local Director (find your Director HERE) or call the office at 207-967-4555.

Kennebunkport’s 38th Annual Christmas Prelude @ Dock Square
Dec 5 – Dec 15 all-day

Presented by Kennebunkport Business Association.

Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude™, the twelve-day holiday celebration that commences on the first weekend in December. The festival – owned, created, produced and paid for entirely by the KBA through its membership support – enjoys national awareness and has been covered by various media outlets over the years. The first weekend of Prelude is not only the single busiest weekend of the year for most businesses, it presents the most viable means for local civic organizations to fundraise and, in doing so, helps build goodwill between local residents and the business community.

34th Annual Boothbay Harbor Lights Festival @ Downtown Boothbay Harbor
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Presque Isle Holiday Light Parade @ Presque Isle, Maine
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mixers & Merriment at the Museum: A Spirited Celebration of Maine Craft Cocktails @ Maine Maritime Museum
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Celebrate the season with a toast to Maine’s incredible craft distilleries! Join us for this popular evening of festive fun, and sample specialty cocktails from Maine’s artisan spirit makers. Ticket price includes samplings of unique elixirs featuring Maine ingredients and delicious food from Stone Cove Catering. Sample all the seasonal spirits and cast your vote for the People’s Choice best cocktail of the night. Festive music and dancing will help keep holiday spirits high! This is a 21+ event.”


Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative Board Meeting @ The Island Institute
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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