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Format: 2017-05-27
Format: 2017-05-27

Fri, May 26th

Seesaw: highlighting the rich and intertwined language of form, surface, and process of Anna Hepler & Karen Gelardi. Opening Reception, Friday, May 26th, 5:00 - 8:00, at Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: waterfallarts.org or 338-2222.

“Go High" – the first show of the season at Betts Gallery, opens on May 26th as part of the Fourth Friday Art Walks in Belfast, 5:30 - 8:00. The Belfast Framer & Betts Gallery, 96 Main Street, Belfast. FMI: thebelfastframer.com or 338-6465.

Gifted: Frank Adler is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother, whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. At the Alamo in downtown Bucksport, May 26th – 28th; Friday & Saturday at 6:00 & 8:15 and Sunday at 2:00 with open captions & 6:00.  FMI: oldfilm.org.

Big Tree brings a potent combination of veteran experience and rookie hustle to the stage, as they play a mix of originals and “seldom heard” covers. At Coda in Southwest Harbor, Friday, May 26th, music at 6:30. Reservations or more info: 244 – 8133 or codasouthwestharbor.com.

Last Friday Coffeehouse features the Maine Coast Worksongers: Edith Gawler,  Bennett  Konesni, and Shepsi Eaton reimagine traditional worksongs and fiddle tunes. These innovative farmers sing in the fields and tour internationally. Friday, May 26th, 7:00, at Hammond Hall, 427 Main St,Winter Harbor.  FMI: schoodicartsforall.org.

 


Gifted: Frank Adler is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother Evelyn whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. At the Stonington Opera House, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 26th - 28th, at 7:00. FMI: operahousearts.org.

Sully: a fictional look at a real-life hero.  At the Grand in Ellsworth May 26th and 27th. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and a Saturday matinee a 2:00. FMI: grandonline.org or 667-9500.


The Hunting Ground:  a documentary exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Friday, May 26th, 8:00, Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor.  Sponsored by Bangor High School's Women’s  Interest Group, donations of pads for Hope House accepted. FMI:  oliviabaldacci@gmail.com.

Sat, May 27th

PICA Yard Sale:Saturday, 27th, 8:00 – 3:00, 214 Norway Rd, Bangor. You never know what you might find! FMI: pica.ws.

Union Farmer’s Market:  Every Friday, 3:00 - 6:00, through September 29, vendors on the Union Common will offer an abundance of fresh local food and value-added products form green beans to goat milk soaps. FMI: UnionFarmersMarket.org/.

Belfast Farmers' Market is attheir Summer location, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast, 9”00 – 1:00, every Friday. A variety of winter and springveggies, meats, cheese, yogurt, baked goods, seafood, prepared foods, & more! A great chance to shop local, SNAP/EBT accepted. FMI: belfastfarmersmarket.org.

The Orono Farmers' Market features fresh local food from Maine farmers. Open Saturdays, 8:00 – 12:00 noon, on College Avenue in Orono, next to the Steam Plant.  FMI: oronofarmersmarket.org.

The Camden Farmers’ Market at its new location, 116 Washington St/Route 105 (the old Tannery site), Saturdays, 9:00 – 12:00 noon, through October 28th.  Bringing fresh local food from Maine farmers and producers for over forty years.   FMI: camdenfarmersmarket.org.

Come Boating! kick-offs at the Come Boating Boat Shed opposite Belfast Public Landing. Peruse the Nautical Yard Sale, learn about Come Boating’s free community rowing program, and even try out rowing their Cornish pilot gig.  Saturday, May 27th, 9:00 – 2:00, rain date: May 28th.  FMI Carol: 322-3090

Pink Tulip Festival and Plant Sale: Saturday, May 27th, 9:00 - 2:00, at the Donald Little Park, State Street, Ellsworth.  Book signing by Reeser Manley, author of The Life in Your Garden: Gardening for Biodiversity; a wide variety of annuals, perennials, planters, shrubs and trees; produce, baked goods, food, music and children’s activities. And the English Tea Tent will seat guests 10:00 - 1:30. Rain date is June 3rd. FMI: 667-8878.

Birdsong and Wildflowers of Ragged Mountain: hike with Cloe Chunn and Roger Rittmaster on Saturday, May 27th, 10:00 – 12:00 noon. Meet at the Georges River Trail crossing on Rt. 17 in Rockport. FMI: BelfastBayWatershed.org or 338-1147.

Delicious Food Sale to benefit the East Blue Hill Public Library. The last Saturday of each month through October, 10:00 – 12:00 noon.  May 27th, 9 Curtis Cove Road, East Blue Hill. FMI:  ebhpl.lib.me.us.

“Ocean Sounds” a chamber music concert with violinist Augustin Martz accompanied by Thule van den Dam on violin, Max Eddington on piano and Kinnon Church on bass. Saturday, May 27th, 10:30, at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor. FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245.

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