Join Us Every Week for This
Lively Speaker Series


Co-hosted by Friends of Acadia and Terramor Outdoor Resort

Brandon Bies, deputy superintendent at Acadia National park, speaks during Pints for a Purpose in 2023.

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!

5 p.m. Thursdays
June 6 to October 17, 2024
Terramor Outdoor Resort, Bar Harbor, ME [Google Maps]

2024 Speaker Lineup

June 6 – Gary Stellpflug – A Walk in the Park with Gary

June 13 – Stephanie Clement and Paul Murphy – 10,000,000 riders on the Island Explorer!

June 20 – Howie Motenko – Acadia Impressions

June 27 – Eddie Monat – Fish Tales

July 4 – no P4P – go watch the fireworks!

July 11 – Kevin Schneider and Eric Stiles – Seasonal Workforce Housing

July 18 – Sheridan Steele – Protecting Schoodic

July 25 – Rich MacDonald – What happened to the Cooper’s Hawk? The story of the evolution of bird names

August 1 – Diane Zito – The Fire of ’47 Through the Eyes of a Seven-Year-Old

August 8 – Becca Stanley and Adam Gibson

August 15 – John Anderson – Further Adventures of Wandering Gulls

August 22 – Mark and Sandy Kryder – Parks in Rwanda and Zanzibar

August 29 – Jesse Wheeler – Forest Pests and Pathogens

September 5 – Anne Kozak – History of the Wild Gardens of Acadia

September 12 – Billy Helprin – Loon Update 2024 from Somes Meynell

September 19 – Juan Martinez – The Life Changing Power of Nature on Young People

September 26 – Chris Nadeau – Wild Acadia and Climate Change

October 3 – Keith Johnston – Acadia’s Buildings

October 10 – Earl Brechlin – The History of the Park and MDI through Historic Postcards

October 17 – Lauren Gibson – 2024 Season Review