November 20th, 2020

Join us at the Castine Historical Society’s downtown Castine Pop-Up Shop!Castine is a great place for holiday shopping this year with vibrant and varied stores downtown and a Shop Local Castine Contest. The Castine Historical Society is joining the excitement with their own Holiday Pop-Up Shop located in Compass Rose Books at 3 Main Street.

The Holiday Pop-Up Shop will be open from Saturday, November 28  through December 23. Shop hours are Wednesday – Friday, 10 AM-6 PM, Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM – 2 PM, or by appointment. For those unable to make these hours or who are not in town, items can also be also purchased online at Gifts can be shipped or picked up at the Historical Society.

Among the items available for purchase are Castine or nautical-themed placemats, wine glasses, trivets, cutting boards, coasters, hats, bags, and mugs. Another fantastic giving opportunity is purchasing a gift membership to the Castine Historical Society for friends or family.

Executive Director Lisa Lutts says, “We are so pleased to partner again with our friends at Compass Rose Books. They generously allow us space to display our gift shop merchandise at a time when we are closed to the public.”

To view other options for holiday shopping in Castine, visit Castine’s tourism website at

For questions please visit, call 207-326-4118, or email