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Format: 2016-07-29
Format: 2016-07-29

Fri, April 1st - Fri, August 5th

The 12th Annual Belfast Poetry Festival, October 14-15, 2016, seeks teams of poets, performers, and artists for the annual juried presentation of original collaborative work featuring poetry combined with visual and performance arts.  The festival is seeking proposals for such combinations of poetry with dance, music, theatre, or other performance arts; poetry with visual arts; or poetry in combinations the festival has not anticipated.  FMI: BelfastPoetry.com

Thu, April 7th - Thu, August 11th

The 12th Annual Belfast Poetry Festival, October 14-15, 2016, seeks teams of poets, performers, and artists for the annual juried presentation of original collaborative work featuring poetry combined with visual and performance arts.  The festival is seeking proposals for such combinations of poetry with dance, music, theatre, or other performance arts; poetry with visual arts; or poetry in combinations the festival has not anticipated.  FMI: BelfastPoetry.com

Thu, July 28th

Waterville Rocks! Summer Concert Series, July 28, 5-9 pm, Castonguay Square, Waterville, featuring Yard Sail, Sweet & Savory , Chris Ross & The North,  Emilia Dahlin,  The Jason Spooner Band.  FMI www.Waterville.Rocks

Ooh la la!  Don your beret, pocket your favorite French novel, and take une marche to Marston House, 101 Main St, Wiscassett, for an Old World Marketplace where sidewalk displays and guest artists enhance the meandering experience. There’ll be garden-fresh floral bouquets, strolling musicians, and art, art, art throughout the Village, July 28 Wiscasset Art Walk, 5:00 – 8:00.  FMI: wiscassetartwalk.org.

Ten Bucks Theatre’s annual Shakespeare Under the Stars: The Comedy of Errors. In Indian Trail Park, Brewer, Thursdays through Saturdays, July 21st through 30th, at 6:00, and Sundays July 24th and 31st at 4:00. For tickets and more info: 884-1030 or tenbuckstheatre.org.

Joe Walsh with special guest JD & The Straight Shot, Thursday, July 28th, 6:00, Maine State Pier, corner of Commercial and Franklin, Portland.  FMI or tickets,  1-800-745-3000 or waterfrontconcerts.com.

Dancing with Steel en Plein Air: Alison Chase Performance with the Atlantic Clarion Steel Band: Thursday, July 28th, 7:00 at Rockefeller Hall, Schoodic Institute SERC Campus,  Winter Harbor. Rain or shine, bring a sit-upon. FMI:  schoodicartsforall.org.

July 28, 7pm, Witherle Library  in Castine presents James Traub, John Quincy Adams Militant Spirit. UU Parish House.  For moreinformation, contact  Witherle Memorial Library, 326-4375 or emailrefdesk@witherle.lib.me.us.

Two films by Maine filmmaker Richard Kane will be screened at Belfast's Colonial Theatre, Thursday, July 28th at 7:00.  The films include: Imber's Left Hand, the four time Best Film Audience Award-winner about the Stonington painter Jon Imber and his wife/painter Jill Hoy.  The second film is Joseph Fiore: The Nature of the Artist.  Following the screening will be a Q & A session with filmmaker Richard Kane, artist Jill Hoy, and gallery director Anna Abaldo.  The screenings are sponsored by Maine Farmland Trust.  Thursday, July 28th at 7:00, Colonial Theatre Belfast. FMI: colonialtheater.com.

Fri, July 29th (All day) - Wed, September 28th (All day)

Free Admission to Penobscot Marine Museum for Waldo County Residents: Check the website penobscotmarinemuseum.org to find out which week is free for your town, each town has a different week. The Penobscot Marine Museum, 2 Church Street, Searsport. FMI: 548-0334 or penobscotmarinemuseum.org.

Fri, July 29th (All day) - Sun, July 31st (All day)

Mount Desert Island Directions Fine Craft Show, July 29-31, Atlantic Oceanside Event Center, 119 Eden Street, Bar Harbor. Works with natural/conservation themes will be featured.  Opening night reception, Friday, July 29, with refreshments, cash wine bar and live music from 5-8pm. FMI  401-935-6704mainecraftsguild.com

Fri, July 29th

Schoodic Arts for All Annual Silent Auction: Sunday, July 31st, beginning at 1pm, with rolling close from 4-5pm. A stunning array of items by local artisans as well as global talents - something for everyone. Features include an intricate Kashmiri silk carpet; beautifully handcrafted freshwater pearl, sea urchin jewelry; an eye-catching gicleé print; and so much more. For early bidding and previews, join us Friday, July 29th from 2-8pm and Saturday, July 30th from 10am-6pm. Hammond Hall, 427 Main St, Winter Harbor. FMI: schoodicartsforall.org.

Introduction to Mosaics, Tuesday, July 26, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Ellsworth. Join us for an introduction to mosaic design class with Roxanne Poulin. By the end of the class, each student will have a completed 12" x 7" mosaic mirror which they may take home. All supplies and tools needed are included with the course.  For details and to register,, visit woodlawnmuseum.org

The Grand is excited to announce a performance (and lobster roll dinner!) featuring the “hard-twang”, “slacker swing” and "honky punk" of America's favorite rock'n'roll dance band “The Crown Vics” performing at the Union River Harbor Park on Friday, July 29th from 5-7 pm as part of the annual Free Summer Waterfront Concerts.FMI:  207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at www.grandonline.org or follow us on Facebook.

Fri, July 29th - Fri, September 16th

OceansWide Marine Science Camp hosts weekly open houses every Friday during July and August. Kids welcome! The camp provides a unique marine science curriculum with adventure, education and ocean exploration, including hands-on, underwater “flights” of the same remotely operated vehicle used worldwide in robotic marine research. OceansWide, within theSchoodic Institute and the Schoodic Education and Research Center, is located on Schoodic Point, in Acadia National Park in Winter HarborThose planning to participate should RSVP at the OceansWide website: www.oceanswide.org.

Fri, July 29th - Fri, December 9th

Hampden Farmers Market: Every Friday afternoon, 2:00 - 5:30, at the Hampden Town Office Parking Lot., 106 Western Ave, Hampden. Local vegetables, fruits, dairy, meats, baked goods, coffee, crafts and more! Now accepting SNAP/EBT! Find out more at hampdenfarmersmarket.com and find us on facebook!

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