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Format: 2016-08-26
Format: 2016-08-26

Wed, June 29th (All day) - Wed, August 31st (All day)

Scottish Country Dance classes every Wednesday night at 6:30pm at the Halcyon Grange in North Blue Hill.  All levels taught. Beginners welcome. Come and learn the social dancing of Scotland - a living Celtic Tradition.  FMI contact Mike Little 348-9308.

Tue, July 5th (All day) - Sun, September 4th (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.

Wed, July 6th (All day) - Wed, September 7th (All day)

Scottish Country Dance classes every Wednesday night at 6:30pm at the Halcyon Grange in North Blue Hill.  All levels taught. Beginners welcome. Come and learn the social dancing of Scotland - a living Celtic Tradition.  FMI contact Mike Little 348-9308.

Sat, August 6th - Tue, September 6th

Debra Sparkto talk about her latest novel, Unknown Caller, a riveting story that ranges across continents and decades to tell a funny, moving, and genuinely surprising story about families, secrets, falls from grace, and chances for redemption. At the Bangor Public Library on Tuesday, September 6th, at 6:00. FMI: bangorpubliclibrary.org.

Thu, August 25th

Waterville Rocks! Summer Concert Series, August 25, 5-9 pm, Castonguay Square, Waterville, featuring  Genevieve Curtis, Work In Progress,  The Fossils, Kafari, Amy & The Engine.  FMI www.Waterville.Rocks

Maine Farmland Trust will host a whirlwind dinner and concert tour, featuring a new album release from Maine musicians and farmers Adam Nordell and Johanna Davis.  The concerts will take place over the course of three consecutive days: Deering Grange in Portland on August 25; The Hub in Unity on August 26; and Halcyon Grange in Blue Hill on August 27.  In addition to farm-grown music, these dinner concerts will feature wood-fired, farm to table pizza.  Concerts will also feature music by William Joseph Jiordan in Portland and Blue Hill and Putnam Smith in Unity. For more information and to buy tickets visit mainefarmlandtrust.org/event.

The Suitcase Junket is Matt Lorenz's internationally touring, slide-guitar playing, throat-singing one-man-band. "Not everyone can pull off the one-man-band gambit without lapsing into schtick, but Matt Lorenz has it all down to an art. The songs are what you remember." -THE BOSTON GLOBE

The Suitcase Junket at Strong Brewing Co. in Sedgwick, Thursday, August 25th, at 6:30.FMI and tickets: 359-8722 or  strongbrewing.com.

Maine author Susan Conley and Maine photographer Winky Lewis will discuss  and read from their new book, Stop Here, This Is the Place: A Year in Motherland at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday August 25th at 7:00. The two women tried an experiment: at the start of every week for a year, Winky sent Susan a photograph--of their children, the street where they live as neighbors in Portland, green places that their children like to explore, etc. Susan sent back a short story that talked to the photograph.FMI: 374-5515.


The Trio Cleonice to perform at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine on the Village Green, Thursday, August 25th, at 7:00. The dynamic Boston-based piano trio has established itself as one of the most creative, communicative, and exhilarating ensembles in the United States today. FMI: 469-2455 or stwertka@att.net.

Hairspray is soon to be revived live on broadcast television. Based on John Waters' 1988 cult classic about star-struck teenagers on a local Baltimore dance show, the comedy features new and original material. Hairspray at the Grand on Thursday, August 25th, at 7:30. FMI:667-9500 or grandoinline.org.

Fri, August 26th

Tour de Farms connects cyclists and local food lovers with the farms of midcoast Maine, Saturday, September 10th. This year’s Tour de Farms offers new routes: 56 and 42 miles, an 18-mile family ride, and a car tour. All travel through the scenic farmland of Maine’s Midcoast with stops at working farms along the way. After the ride, participants will return to the Morris Farm for a barbecue featuring local foods, and entertainment provided by the musical group Well-Seasoned. (Rain date is Sunday, September 11th.) Those who register by August 27th will receive a reduced price.FMI: morrisfarm.org/tourdefarms2016.

The Belfast Summer Farmers Market is at Waterfall Artson High St, every Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.

The Real Remedy Revival A Benefit to raise money and medicine for Merry Prankster Mr. Joseph Lennon McCord. So come on down to The Funny Farm, in Lowell ME. with camping on site. Friday August 26th - Monday August 29th. 4 Old East Main Rd. Lowell, Me.(207)812.6319 https://www.facebook.com/events/241260429590192/

 

St Saviour’s Summer Organ Series August 26: Julia Morris-Myers on the church’s 27-rank Visser-Rowland tracker organ. St Saviour’s Episcopal Parish 41 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor. FMI 288-4215 or visit the website:stsaviours.me.

The Hancock Women’s Club 13th Annual Lobster Fest: Tidal Falls in Hancock on Friday, August 26th, 5:00 – 7:00. Dinner includes lobster, drawn butter, corn on the cob, coleslaw, rolls, assorted homemade desserts, and beverage. Children's menu is hot dogs, chips, dessert, and beverage. FMI: 422-9141.

Fri, August 26th - Fri, January 6th

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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