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., Aug. 25, 2018 – Author visit and book signing

When and where: 1 to 3 p.m. at Sherman’s Books & Stationery, 14 Main St., Camden, 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.


Sat., Sept. 1, 2018 – Author visit and book signing

When and where: 1 to 3 p.m. at Sherman’s Books & Stationery, 49 Exchange St., Old Port, Portland, 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.


Fri., Sept. 14, 2018 – Author talk and book signing

When and where: 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Rd., Washington, ME

One-hour author talk will include 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.


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

When and where: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Millinocket, ME

All trails lead to Millinocket, Maine and the 2018 Trails End Festival held on September 14, 15, & 16. Come and celebrate the 10th anniversary this year with live music, organized hikes, food, kids games, a pub crawl, duck race, and much more! Laurie will be joining Elizabeth Hall Harmon (Chimney Pond Tales) all day Saturday, so come visit and pick up a signed copy of Upwards!


Sat., Oct. 6, 2018 – Age by Design: Solo Thru-paddling the Northern Forest Canoe Trail 

When and where: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library 34 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME

Age By Design is a series of programs co-sponsored by the Jesup Memorial Library, the YWCA, YMCA, and Island Connections, focusing on all facets of life for people ages 50 and over. Laurie will sign copies of Upwards after her presentation.


Columbus Day, Mon., Oct. 8, 2018 – Upwards: A solo canoe journey on New England’s Northern Forest Canoe Trail

When and where: 2 to 3 p.m. at the Schooner Cove, 35 Schooner St., Damariscotta, ME

One-hour author talk will include 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.


Thur., Nov. 8, 2018 – Author talk and book signing

When and where: 6:30  to 8 p.m. at the Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., Rockland, ME

One-hour author talk will include 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.


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.


PAST EVENTS


Sat., Oct. 21, 2017 – Presentation about the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and Upwards book signing during the 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 and Slideshow – Auburn Public Library

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

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

Sat., Dec. 9, 2017 – Book signing and author visit – Holiday Craft Fair at the Broad Bay Church, 941 Main St., Waldoboro, ME

Sun., Dec. 10, 2017 – Book signing and author visit – 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 – Book signing and author visit – Maine authors’ table at the United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 – Book signing and author visit – Maine authors’ table at the United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME

Thurs., Jan. 18, 2018 – Author talk, slideshow and book signing – the Bremen Library, Bremen, ME

Fri., Jan. 26, 2018 – Author talk, slideshow and book signingSheepscot General Store, Whitefield, ME

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

Sat., Feb. 3, 2018 – Author talk, slideshow and book signing  – the Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, ME

Sun., February 11, 2018 – Author visit and book signing – Valentine’s Craft/Vendor Event at the Maine Coast Mall, Ellsworth, ME

Tues., February 20, 2018 – Author talk and book signing – Damariscotta-Newcastle Rotary Club, Newcastle, ME

Sat., March 3, 2018 – Author visit and 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 – Author meet-and-greet and book signing – Letterpress Books, Portland, ME

Sun., March 18, 2018 – Author talk, slideshow and book signing  – 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 – Book signing and visit with two adventurous authors – Maine authors’ table at the United Farmer’s Market of Maine, Belfast, ME

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

Wed., May 2, 2018 – Author talk, slideshow and book signing 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 Symposium Camp Winona, Bridgton, ME

Tues., June 12, 2018 – Author talk, slideshow and book signing 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 and author visit The Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid, NY

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

Tues., July 3, 2018 – Chats with Champions author talk, slideshow and book signing Skidompha Public Library, Damariscotta, ME

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

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

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