Handpainted Chairs to be Auctioned Off for Harbor House 

Catherine Pegram

Some artists on Mount Desert Island are asking people to take a seat – literally – and help raise money for a local community center.The Lobsters on the Sound Silent Auction supports the Harbor House in Southwest Harbor. This year 11 Adirondack chairs, hand painted by local artists, are on the auction block. The chairs have been on display throughout town for the last couple of weeks. They’ll got to the highest bidders next Tuesday, August 3rd, starting at 5:30p.m.To check them out and get information on tickets to the auction, go to