Events

 

To schedule an author talk, book signing, or presentation about the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, please contact Laurie at lmtchandler@yahoo.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS


Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 – Vintage Bazaar Holiday Edition – “Visit with the Authors”

When and where: 10 a.m. to noon – Brick South Bldg., 8 Thompson’s Point, Portland, ME

Laurie be signing from 10 to noon, but copies of Upwards will be available all weekend at the Maine Authors Publishing booth. Live music, over 75 vendors with a focus on vintage and repurposed items, $10 admission fee. Give the gift of reading!


Sat., Dec. 15, 2018 – Author visit and book signing

When and where: 1 to 3 p.m. at Sherman’s Books & Stationery, 128 Main St., Freeport, ME

Join local author Laurie Chandler to learn more about her 53-day solo adventure on New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail and purchase a signed copy of her new book.


Sun., Dec. 16, 2018 – Vintage Bazaar Holiday Edition – “Visit with the Authors”

When and where: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Brick South Bldg., 8 Thompson’s Point, Portland, ME

Laurie will join other Maine authors for a book signing all day Sunday, but copies of Upwards will be available all weekend at the Maine Authors Publishing booth. Live music, over 75 vendors with a focus on vintage and repurposed items, $10 admission fee. Give the gift of reading this holiday season…put some books under your tree!


Tues., Jan. 29, 2019 – Author talk: Upwards: A solo canoe journey on New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail

When and where: 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Charles M. Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., Winthrop, ME

One-hour author talk and Q&A, with stories and photos about Laurie’s 53-day journey at age 53 and the book that followed. Laurie will sign copies of Upwards after her talk.


Tues., Mar. 12, 2019 – County Conversations: Solo thru-paddling New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail

When and where: 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 8 Backmeadow Rd., Nobleboro, ME

“County Conversations” is a series of free programs designed to provide helpful, timely, or inspiring information to the residents of Lincoln County. This one-hour presentation will follow Laurie’s 740-mile NFCT journey in the summer of 2015.


Thur., Mar. 28, 2019 – AMC Maine Chapter Potluck and Presentation – Upwards: Solo thru-paddling New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail

When and where: 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Morrell Meeting Room at the Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME

Everyone is welcome at the potluck dinner, starting at 6 p.m. Please bring your own cup, plates, silverware and a dish to share. The slideshow presentation begins at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.


Tues., Apr. 16, 2019 – SAGE Lecture Series: Solo thru-paddling New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail

When and where: 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Univ. of Southern Maine, Bedford St., Portland, ME (exact location to be announced later)

Each fall and spring, SAGE presents a series of Tuesday morning lectures that cover a wide array of topics of current interest. The speakers are recognized experts from the arts, government, non-profit, education, business, and civic communities in Maine.


PAST EVENTS


Sat., Oct. 21, 2017 – Author talk – U.S. Power Squadrons 3-District Conference, North Conway Grand Hotel, North Conway, NH

Sun., Oct. 29, 2017 – Book Launch Party – Skidompha Public Library, Damariscotta, ME

During November 2017 – Book display and sales – Bath Savings, Damariscotta

Sat., Nov. 11, 2017 – Book signing and “Visit with the Authors” at the Maine Harvest Festival –  Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St., Bangor, ME

Thur., Nov. 16, 2017 – “Upwards: The Story of the First Woman to Solo Thru-Paddle the Northern Forest Canoe Trail” Author Talk – Auburn Public Library

Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 – Book signing – Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop & Café, Damariscotta, ME

Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 – Book signing and visit with two authors – Maine Sport Outfitters, 115 Commercial St. (Route 1), Rockport, ME

Sat., Dec. 9, 2017 – Holiday Craft Fair – Broad Bay Church, 941 Main St., Waldoboro, ME

Sun., Dec. 10, 2017 – Book signing – Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop & Café, Damariscotta, ME

Sun., Dec. 17, 2017 – Book signing and “Visit with the Authors” – the Vintage Bazaar New England, Holiday Edition, Thompson’s Point, Portland, ME

Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 –  United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 –  United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME

Thurs., Jan. 18, 2018 – Author talk – Bremen Library, Bremen, ME

Fri., Jan. 26, 2018 – Author talk – Sheepscot General Store, Whitefield, ME

Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018 – Maine AMC’s “Tales of Adventure on a Winter Evening” –  Bangor Public Library, Bangor, ME

Sat., February 3, 2018 – Author talk – Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, ME

Sun., February 11, 2018 – Book signing – Valentine’s Craft Fair, Ellsworth, ME

Tues., February 20, 2018 – Author talk – Damariscotta-Newcastle Rotary, Newcastle, ME

Sat., March 3, 2018 – Book signing  – The Owl & Turtle Bookshop Café, Camden, ME

March 10, 2018 – NFCT presentation at the Wilderness Paddlers Gathering – Hulbert Outdoor Center, Fairlee, VT

Sat., March 17, 2018 – Book signing – Letterpress Books, Portland, ME

Sun., March 18, 2018 – Author talk – Carrabassett Valley Outdoor Association annual meeting, Sugarloaf Inn, Carrabassett Valley, ME

Wed., March 28, 2018 – The Power of Three: Three Maine Authors, Three New Books, Three Different Styles – the Patten Free Library, Bath, ME

Sat., April 28, 2018 – United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME

Sat., April 28, 2018 – Independent Bookstore Day book signing – Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop & Café, Damariscotta, ME

Wed., May 2, 2018 – Author talk – Topsham Public Library, Topsham, ME

Sat./Sun., May 19-20, 2018 – Author table at the Adirondack Paddlefest & Outdoor Expo 2018 – Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company, 2855 Route 28, Old Forge, NY

Sat., June 2, 2018 – Upwards: Solo thru-paddling New England’s 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail –  Sable Lodge Retirement Community, South Portland, ME

Sat., June 9, 2018 – “Exploring the Northern Forest Canoe Trail” at the Maine Canoe SymposiumCamp Winona, Bridgton, ME

Tues., June 12, 2018 – Author talk – PEO Chapter D, Yarmouth, ME

Fri., June 29, 2018 – Author talk, slideshow and book signing for the Adirondack’s Celebrate Paddling Month – St. Regis Canoe Outfitters, Saranac Lake, NY

Sat., June 30, 2018 – Book signing – The Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid, NY

Sun., July 1, 2018 – Bath Heritage Days – Bath, ME

Tues., July 3, 2018 – Chats with Champions – Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, ME

Sat., July 14, 2018 – Books in Boothbay 2018: Maine’s Summer Book Fair – The Boothbay Railway Village, Boothbay, ME

Fri., Aug. 3, 2018 – Maine Lobster Festival – Rockland, ME

Sat., Aug. 4, 2018 – Maine Author Day – Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford, ME

Sat., Aug. 25, 2018 – Book signing – Sherman’s Books & Stationery, Camden, ME

Mon., Aug. 27, 2018 – Author talk – Thompson Lake book club, Casco, ME

Sat., Sept. 1, 2018 – Book signing – Sherman’s Books & Stationery, Portland, ME

Fri., Sept. 14, 2018 – Author talk – Gibbs Library, Washington, ME

Sat., Sept. 15, 2018 – Trail’s End Festival book signing, Millinocket, ME

Mon., Sept. 17, 2018 – Author talk – Bristol Lions Club, Bristol, ME

Sat., Sept. 29, 2018 – Book signing – Harbor Arts & Books Fair, Camden, ME

Sat., Oct. 6, 2018 – Book signing – Sherman’s Books & Stationery, Bar Harbor, ME

Sat., Oct. 6, 2018 – Age by Design: Solo Thru-paddling the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, ME

Mon., Oct. 8, 2018 – Upwards: A solo canoe journey on New England’s Northern Forest Canoe TrailSchooner Cove, Damariscotta, ME

Mon., Oct. 22, 2018 – Upwards: A solo canoe journey on New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Bartlett Woods Retirement Community, Rockland, ME

Sat. and Sun., Oct. 27 and 28, 2018 – UMaine Alumni Association Homecoming Craft Fair & Maine Marketplace, Orono, ME

Sat., Nov. 3, 2018 – Brunswick Festival of Crafts, Brunswick, ME

Thur., Nov. 8, 2018 – Author talk – Rockland Public Library, Rockland, ME

Sat. and Sun., Nov. 17-18, 2018 – Maine Harvest Festival, Bangor, ME

Thur., Nov. 29, 2018 – The lure of America’s long-distance trails – with author Tom Jamrog, Maine Sport Outfitters, Rockport, ME

Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 – Holiday Craft Fair – Broad Bay Congregational Church, Waldoboro, ME

Sat., Dec. 8, 2018 – United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME