Events

Through Woods & Waters: A Solo Journey to Maine’s New National Monument has gone out into the world, and I have resumed scheduling author talks. If your library, community organization, business, or book group would like to host a presentation about my adventures on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail or in Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument, please contact me at lmtchandler@yahoo.com. 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Sun., Nov. 29, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – Guest appearance on The Maine Outdoors radio show on WVOM (FM 101.3, 103.9, and 95.1), with V. Paul Reynolds.


Thur., Jan. 21, 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Rockland Library – Zoom presentation and slideshow about Laurie Apgar Chandler’s new book Through Woods & Waters: A Solo Journey to Maine’s New National Monument.


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 and Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 – United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME

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

Thur., Mar. 28, 2019 – AMC Maine – Upwards: Solo thru-paddling New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail – Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, ME

Sat., March 30, 2019  – Writing the Wilderness – with Thomas Jamrog, Kim Camery Millick, and Jake Morrel – Portland Public Library, Portland, ME

Fri., April 12, 2019 – Two Authors/One Adventurous Evening, with Thomas Jamrog, author of In the Path of Young Bulls: An Odyssey on America’s Continental Divide Trail  – co-sponsored by Compass Rose Books and the Blue Hill Heritage Trust, Castine, ME

Sat., Apr. 13, 2019 – Local Author Fair and presentation, Small Moments in a Long Journey, at the Rockland Public Library, Rockland, ME

Tues., Apr. 16, 2019 – SAGE Lecture Series: The Northern Forest Canoe Trail: 740 Miles on New England’s Historic Waterways – University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME

Wed., Apr. 17, 2019 – South Coast Senior College: Solo thru-paddling New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail – York County Community College, Wells, ME

Sat., April 20, 2019 – Book signing at the United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME

Thur., Apr. 25, 2019 – Author talk at the Hope Library, Hope, ME

Sat./Sun., May 4-5, 2019 – Workshop (Canoeing the 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail) and book signing at the New England Paddlesports Show, UNH, Durham, NH

Sat., May 18, 2019 – Fiddlers & Fiddleheads Fest, Lumbermen’s Museum, Patten, ME

Sat./Sun., June 1-2, 2019 – Book signings at Sherman’s, Freeport

Sun., June 9, 2019 – “Northern Forest Canoe Trail Q&A” at the Maine Canoe SymposiumCamp Winona, Bridgton, ME

Mon., June 10, 2019 – Author talk at The Lincoln Home, Newcastle, ME

Sat., June 22, 2019 – Writing the Wilderness – with Thomas Jamrog, Kim Camery Millick, and Jake Morrel –. at the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, Lovell, ME

Tues., July 2, 2019 – Author talk at the Belfast Free Library, Belfast, ME

Sat./Sun., July 6-7, 2019 – Book signing at Bath Heritage Days & Music Festival, Bath, ME

Sat./Sun., July 13-14, 2019 – Book signing at the Harbor Arts & Books Fair, Camden, ME

Sat., July 27, 2019 –  Books in Boothbay Summer Book Fair, Boothbay, ME

Sat., Aug. 24, 2019 – Book signings at the Maine Book Festival, Thomaston, ME

Tues., Aug. 27, 2019 –  Author talk at the Charles M. Bailey Public Library, Winthrop, ME

Sat. and Sun., Sept. 7-8, 2019 – Book signing at the Seaplane Fly-in, Greenville, ME

Sat., Sept. 14, 2019 – Book signing at the Trail’s End Festival, Millinocket, ME

Sat., Sept. 21, 2019 – Writing the Wilderness – with Kim Camery Millick and Jake Morrel at the Common Ground Country Fair, Unity, ME

Sun., Sept. 22, 2019 – Book signing at the Common Ground Country Fair, Unity, ME

Wed., Oct. 2, 2019 – Upwards: Solo thru-paddling New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail with the Maine Outdoor Adventure Club , Portland, ME

Sat., Nov. 16, 2019 – Book signing at Maine Sport Outfitters, Rockport, ME

Sat. and Sun., Nov. 23 and 24, 2019 – Maine Harvest Festival , Bangor, ME

Sat., Dec. 7, 2019 – Chester Greenwood Day at DDG Booksellers, Farmington, ME

Sat., Nov. 14, 2020 –  United Farmer’s Market of Maine,  Belfast, ME.

Tues., Nov. 17, 2020 – Waterford Library – All About Books Live Zoom Event