Join Us Every Week for This
Lively Speaker Series


Co-hosted by Friends of Acadia and Terramor Outdoor Resort

The Pints for a Purpose weekly speaker series is a welcoming opportunity to connect with the people and history of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park – and have a beer to benefit Friends of Acadia!

Gather around the fireplace, sip a beer, and hear stories about the history and future of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island.

This free series is co-hosted by Friends of Acadia & Terramor Outdoor Resort. All are welcome to attend and $1 of every beer purchased benefits Friends of Acadia!

6 p.m. Thursdays
May 25 to October 12
Terramor Outdoor Resort, Bar Harbor, ME [Google Maps]

2023 Pints for a Purpose Schedule

5/25: Lisa Horsch Clark and Anne Kozak – History of Acadia National Park

6/1: Rich MacDonald – History of Birds on MDI

6/8: Becca Stanley – Cadillac Mountain Reservation System

6/15: Stephanie Clement – Transportation and the Acadia Gateway Center

6/22: Gary Stellpflug – Tales from the Trails

6/29: FOA President Eric Stiles & Deputy Superintendent Brandon Bies – Seasonal Workforce Housing

7/6: Jack Russell and Cookie Horner – FOA Trustee Night – Some of Our Proudest Moments

7/13: Dennis Damon – Stories from the Shore

7/20: Marie Yarborough – Acadia’s Special Collections

7/27: Rosemary and Garry Levin – A Rug Hooking Adventure in Acadia National Park

8/3: Jesse Wheeler – Invasive Plant Management in Acadia

8/10: Mark and Sandy Kryder – A Visit to Three National Parks in Rwanda

8/17: Tom Blagden – Photography as a Powerful Conservation Tool in Acadia

8/24: Sheridan Steele – From Bear Dens to the Oval Office

8/31: Bik Wheeler – Bird Monitoring in Acadia

9/7: Diane Zito – The Fire of ’47 Through the Eyes of a Seven-Year-Old

9/14: Billy Helprin – Loon Update 2023 from Somes Meynell

9/21: Kareem Dieng – Guided Hiking Tours on Wabanaki Homeland

9/28: Al DaValle – The Art of Nature, a Photographer’s Perspective

10/5: Eddie Monat – Fish Tales

10/12: Earl Brechlin – A Unique MDI History Lesson