Tourist News Issues

Tourist News is a seasonal (April through November) arts and entertainment newspaper

with stories about events, galleries, businesses, people, points of interest and local history.

Calendar and Amusement pages list things to do and places to go. Year-round and seasonal

residents, as well as vacationers, depend upon the Tourist News to find out what’s going on

throughout Maine’s south coastal region.

Kennebunkport Brewing Company and Federal Jack’s Celebrate 25 Years, Pumpkinhead Ale Leads the Crop of Seasonal Favorites, Kitchen Tour Showcases Nine Homes in the Kennebunks, Brick Store Museum Hosts Annual “All Souls Walk”, Virtuoso Pianists Will Perform in Ogunquit, Presentation about Gravestone Art at Kennebunk Library, Advocate for Safe Teen Driving Will Speak at Library plus a Kennebunk Library Book Sale. Fire of ’47 Presentation in Kennebunk, Homeport Pottery and Artisans Gallery Celebrates Maine Craft Weekend, plus Family Fun Day at Hilton-Winn Farm, Octoberfest in Lyman Celebrates Rural Life, Harvest Festivals and Holiday Fairs listings.

Punkinfiddle: Family Fun with a Harvest Theme, I Heard It at The Post Office by Val Marier, New Gallery “Branches Out” with Pine Crafts, Maine Women in the Arts Hosts 40th Anniversary Awards “Big and Small” Exhibit, 35th Annual Eliot Festival Day and 5K Road Race, Anglers Eagerly Awaiting Autumn Striper Blitz. Plus Fall Fairs and Festivals, Nightlife, Old Berwick Historical Society Lecture Explores Slavery in New England, Hikes Visit Historic Sites in South Berwick, Book Review: Imagining the Life of Andrew Wyeth’s Famous Muse, Have Fun Getting Lost at Zach’s Farm Corn Maze, Three Easy Hikes with a View to Fall Foliage

What’s Better Than Apples? Apple Donuts, of Course!, Fall Festivals, Brick Store Museum Joins National “Museum Day Live!”, Take a Pumpkin Patch Ride at the Trolley Museum, Multimedia Installation on Exhibit at Pepperell Mill. Plus Maine Art Gallery Features Exhibit of New Work by David Witbeck, Anglers Still Awaiting Striper and Bluefish Migration, The Yankee Quipper, Nightlife,  Frinklepod Farm Flourishes with Hard Work and Community Support, There’s High Drama in the Skies over Southern Maine as Raptors Fly South, and UMaine Extension Beekeeping Course.

This issue includes: Biddeford and Saco Host River Jam Festival, Maine Indian Basket Makers Tell Their Stories in New Book by Kennebunkport Gallery Owner, The Shipwreck Story That Made Mark Twain Famous, Book Inspired by Congressmens’ Duel, Fall Fairs and festivals, Saltwater Fishing Report, Tide Chart, Saco Museum Hosts Monotype Guild Exhibit, Monica Grabin Will Discuss Her Heritage at Brick Store Museum, Agricultural Fairs Listings, Nightlife, Old Orchard Beach Hosts Blues and Jazz Festival, Farmers’ Markets in Southern Coastal Maine, Elvis Takes the Stage in Ogunquit’s World Premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, Concert Series Opens with Old-time Music – and The Yankee Quipper: Real Mainers Not Impressed with Tiny House Trend.

Maine Lighthouses Welcome Visitors for Tours on Open Lighthouse Day, How One Maine Lighthouse was Saved, Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy to Host Maine Celebration of Reading, “Strut Your Mutt” Event Will Benefit AWS, Annual September Summer Solstice Craft Show to be Held in Wells, Painter Liz Hoag Featured at Maine Art Gallery, Art Guild of Kennebunks Hosts Awards Exhibition, York Parks and Recreation Department Presents Mount A Trail Challenge, New Exhibit at Arundel Farm Gallery Celebrates American Folk Art,  Saltwater Fishing Report, Kennebunkport Historical Society Will Host Tea Party at White Columns, 30th Annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival at the Wells Reserve, Tomato Day at York Farmers’ Market, Ogunquit Celebrates 27th Annual Capriccio September 8 to 17.