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Sun, July 21st

Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Lincolnville Center (Artist Reception)
Reception for artist Robin Yale Brawn featuring a series of twelve collage portraits entitled "The Spirit Daughters of Coleman Pond."  Music provided by pianist Peter Saladino. Sunday, July 21 from 4:00-5:30, Community Building, 18 Searsmont Road in Lincolnville Center. Sponsored by the United Christian Church.  FMI: 763-3800.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
195th Army Band Patriotic Concert: Sunday, July 21st, 2:00, at The Grand, 165 Main St, Ellsworth. FMI: 667-9500, grandonline.org, or The Grand on Facebook.
Lubec (Live Music)
Minor Characters and O'McCrelli play folk, gypsy, jazz, traditional fiddle tunes and more. Sunday, July 21st, 1:00 - 4:00, in Stockford Park, Lubec. Free, rain venue: Lubec Brewing Company.  FMI: lubecamps@gmail.com.
Bucksport (Celebration)
Wednesday On Main: The Sunday Edition. Poets Laureate Patricia Ranzoni and Stuart Kestenbaum, and esteemed community members read selections from Still Mill. Powerful and timely, this event also includes artifacts from the paper mill, art and writings by students, and music. Sunday, July 21st, 12:00 noon, at The Alamo Tjheatre in downtown Bucksport. FMI: bucksportwom.com.
Blue Hill (Concert)
Chamber Music Concert performed by the Kneisel Hall faculty and guest artists every Sunday afternoon through September 1, 4:00, in Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill. For tickets or information call 207-374-2811 or visit www.kneisel.org.
Waldoboro (Dinner)
Farmhouse Table Suppers: Dine under the grape arbor at East Forty Farm and Dairy. Meals are prepared by guest chefs using local ingredients, limited to 20 guests. Every third Sunday of the month through October, 5:30 – 8:00, East Forty Farm, 2361 Friendship Rd, Waldoboro. FMI: eastfortyfarm.com.
Belfast (Live Music Jam)
Weekly Jam Session: open to everyone at any playing level.  We usually play fiddle tunes from the New England contra dance tradition, the traditional music of French and Atlantic Canada, English country dance, Irish jigs and reels, old-timey music and the occasional song. Sundays, 6:00 – 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: belfastfiddlers@gmail.com.
Waldoboro (Live Music Jam)
Attention lovers of Old Time bluegrass, classic country, and sea shanties! Come out to play (or listen) at our jam session. We are lucky to have a wonderful community of musicians in the midcoast area and we would love to have you join us. Every Sunday, 4:00 – 6:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.

Mon, July 22nd

Bar Harbor (Talk)
The Art of Medical Diagnosis: Hermann Haller, M.D. talks about his approach of using art masterpieces to teach medical students the art of medical diagnosis and to hone the observational skills that are critical to making accurate diagnoses. MDI Science Café — Monday, August 22nd, 5:30 - 6:30, Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation, 159 Old Bar Harbor Rd, Bar Harbor. FMI: mdibl.org.
Camden (Film)
Monday Night Movie: Murder on the Orient Express  In December, 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. Monday, July 22nd, 8:30, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
Flash! in the Pans Street Dance (steel drum music), to benefit Healthy Peninsula's Magic Food Bus and healthy eating projects. Monday, July 22nd, from 7:30 – 9:00, at the Blue Hill Town Park, Water Street, Blue Hill. All welcome. FMI: peninsulapan.org.
Blue Hill (Class)
Master Class for Strings with baroque music specialists Jude Ziliak and Sarah Freiberg. Blue Hill Bach offers a free master class for string players of all ages are invited to learn about baroque performance techniques. The public may observe the class, which will focus on excerpts from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. Monday, July 22, 7:00, Bagaduce Music Performance Hall, Blue Hill. FMI: bluehillbach.org.
Deerisle (Artist Reception)
Artist Presentations at Haystack. Haystack's Technical Assistants will present their work at Haystack's Gateway Auditorium, part of Haystack's 2019 Evening Program Series, free and open to all. Monday, July 22, 7:00, 89 Haystack School Dr, Deer Isle. FMI: haystack-mtn.org.

Harborside (Talk)
Poetry as Community: a talk by Maine’s Poet Laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum. Part of the Good Life Center's Monday Night Speaker Series, Monday, July 22, 7:00, at the Good Life Center, 372 Harborside Rd in Harborside. FMI: goodlife.org or 374-5386.
Castine (Concert)
Kneisel Hall Chamber Concert by Kneisel Hall summer festival students. Sponsored by Witherle Memorial Library and Castine Arts Association. Free and all are welcome. Monday, July 22, 7:00, Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Castine,  86 Court St. FMI: witherle.lib.me.us.
Blue Hill (Film)
 Generation P (1989): hosted by Russian History Professor Tony Anemone. Monday, July 22, 6:30, at the Blue Hill Library. Info: 374-5515.
Brooklin (Kids' Program)
Belfast performer Jennifer Armstrong will share stories and music about our Moon. Monday, July 22, 2:00, Friend Memorial Library, 1 Reach Rd, Brooklin. FMI: friend.lib.me.us.
Bar Harbor (Class)
Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED. This American Heart Association 2-part course teaches skills that may help save a life including: first aid, understanding common life-threatening emergencies, how to perform lifesaving skills, and when to call for help.  Monday, July 22, 9:00 - 4:00, Lisa Stewart Women's Health Center, Bar Harbor. FMI: 288.5082, Ext. 1444 or Lisa.Parkin@mdihospital.org.
Belfast (Vaudeville Performance)

Belfast Maskers' New Vaudeville Review Summer Camp for All Ages! A unique performance-oriented day camp culminating in a camp authored, acted, and choreographed show complete with comedic skits, songs, dances and a ukulele house band. Monday, July 22nd, through Friday, July 26th, culminating in a Friday Night performance. Basil Burwell Theatre, 17 Court St, Belfast. FMI: 619-3256 or info@belfastmaskers.com.

Tue, July 23rd

Castine (Blood Donation Opportunity)
Castine Summer Blood Drive: Please help save a life. Sign up at redcross.org and search for local drive, or call 800-733-2767 to schedule. Walk-ins welcome on Tuesday, July 23, 9:00 - 2:00, Emerson Hall, 67 Court St, Castine.      
Ellsworth (Film)
The Souvenir: Tuesday, July 23rd, 7:30, at The Grand, 165 Main St, Ellsworth. FMI: 667-9500, grandonline.org, or follow The Grand on Facebook.
Blue Jill (Benefit, Concert)
Concert with Young Classical Musicians to benefit the Tree of Life Food Pantry. Tuesday, July 23rd, 7:30, Kniesl Hall School, 137 Pleasant St / Route 15, in Blue Hill. Admission is by donation. FMI: 374-2811.
Camden (Documentary Film)
Lobster War: the US and Canada have both claimed the Gray Zone since the end of the Revolutionary War. Traditionally fished by US lobstermen, Canadians have begun to assert their sovereignty as the Gulf of Maine has warmed and the lobster population has surged. Tuesday, July 23rd, 7:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Blue Hill (Lecture)
From Paris to Coastal Maine: The Storied Life of Katharine Butler Hathaway: a lecture about Maine author Katharine Butler Hathaway by Cultural Historian Abby Clouse-Radigan. Hathaway’s nephew, Chris Austin, will speak from the family’s perspective, including about letters and personal effects in his possession. Tuesday, July 23rd, 7:00, at the Blue Hill Library. FMI: bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Bar Harbor (Talk)
Can Biotechnology Be Ethical: The CRISPR Conundrum. Deborah Matthews, Ph.D., talks about CRISPR technology, how it can be used and what the ethical questions are surrounding its use. Tuesday, July 23rd, 7:00, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor. FMI: jesuplibrary.org/primarysource or 288-4245.
Orono (Live Music)
Outbreak207: vocals, guitar picking and drums. They play a wide variety of music you know and can sing along with. Summer Concert on the Orono Village Green: Tuesday, July 23rd, 6:00, Orono Village Green, 39 Pine St, Orono. FMI: library.orono.org.
Deer Isle (Artist Reception)
Artist Presentations at Haystack, part of Haystack's 2019 Evening Program Series, free and open to all.  The Staff at Haystack will present their work at Haystack's Gateway Auditorium on Tuesday July 23, 4:30, 89 Haystack School Dr, Deer Isle. FMI: haystack-mtn.org.  
Blue Hill (Lecture)
Art and Architecture in Vivaldi's Venice: Art historian Sheila ffolliott presents a lecture about art and architecture in Venice during the life of composer Antonio Vivaldi. Her presentation is part of Blue Hill Bach's summer festival, featuring Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. Tuesday, July 23rd, 2:00 - 3:30, Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: bluehillbach.org.
Brooksville (Concert)
Archipelago, an acoustic quartet, features strong vocal harmony and original material strongly influenced by the sea and coastal living. Tuesday, July 23rd, 7:00, at the Brooksville United Methodist Church, 713 Coastal Rd, Brooksville. FMI: vencillgail@gmail.com.
Castine (Live Music)
The Night & Day Jazz Trio with Steve Orlofsky on flute, clarinet and sax; Chris Poulin on guitar and vocals; and Joel Mann on bass. Every Tuesday, 5:00 – 8:00, rain or shine, on the porch of the Pentagoet (pen-ta go-it) Inn, 26 Main St, Castine. Reservations suggested: 326-8616.
Brooksville (Recital)
JS Bach Recitals with selected Chorales and movements from the Clavier-Ubung played by Bobby Cleveland on wind synthesizer and Dan Conte on keyboard. Come and go as you wish between 10:00 and 12:00 noon every Tuesday, July 9 - August 13. Brooksville United Methodist Church, 713 Coastal Rd., Handicapped accessible.  Info: 469-7850
Camden (Yoga)
Yoga in the Amphitheatre at the Camden Public Library. Every Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 am through the summer, in the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Brooksville (Yard Sale)
The Priceless Yard Sale: A yard sale with no yard, the sale is inside, rain or shine. No price tags, customers decide the price and the customer is always right. 10% of proceeds given to the Tree of Life Food Pantry. Tuesdays, 9:00 – 1:00, July and August, Brooksville United Methodist Church, 713 Coastal Rd, Brooksville. FMI: vencillgail@gmail.com.
Carmel (Kids' Program)
Simpson Memorial Library Summer Read Program. The Children's Program, A Universe of Stories, is free, and includes art, speakers, lunch, and more. Sign up now. Tuesdays, 11:30 – 1:00, June 25th - August 6th, Simpson Memorial Library, 8 Plymouth Rd, Carmel.  FMI: 848- 7145 or simpsonmemorial.org.

Wed, July 24th

Bar Harbor (Conversation)
Conversation about the Environment, Science and More with science fiction author and environmentalist Kim Stanley Robinson and Abraham Miller-Rushing, the science coordinator at Acadia National Park. Wednesday, July 24th, 7:00, at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor. FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245.    
Bar Harbor (Story Time)
Owl Love You Forever: Pajama Story Time with Miss Mae includes owl books and craft. Wednesday, July 24th, 6:30, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St, Bar Harbor. FMI: 288-4245 or jesuplibrary.org.
Ellsworth (Opera)
Summer MET Encore: Puccini's La Boheme. Wednesday, July 24th, 6:00, at The Grand, 165 Main St, Ellsworth. FMI: 667-9500, grandonline.org,  or follow The Grand on Facebook.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
Crosswinds, Kevin Campbell and Geoff Neal, perform folk, jazz stylings; classics, originals, standards featuring vocal and instrumental music. Wednesday, July 24th, 6:00 – 8:00, at the Barncastle Inn, 125 South St, Blue Hill. FMI: barn-castle.com.
Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Surry (Kids' Program, Meditation)
Meditations for Children with Nancy Hathaway, children 4 and up, plus adults are welcome. The session begins with the ringing of the evening bell and continues with meditations especially for children, walking meditation, stories, and a loving kindness chant. Wednesday, July 24th, 5:00 - 6:30, at the Morgan Bay Zendo 532 Morgan Bay Road in Surry. FMI: hathaway.n@gmail.com.
Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Bucksport (Celebration)
Wednesday On Main features Food on Main with Guns and Hoses, Bucksport’s firefighting and law enforcement personnel, at the grill. The Bucksport Garden Club will seal the deal with homemade pies – by the slice or whole. And Jonesville will sing for your supper. Wednesday, July 24th, 5:30 – 7:00, across from the Community Pharmacy in downtown Bucksport. FMI: bucksportwom@gmail.com.
Brooksville (Lecture, Live Music)
Violinist and baroque music scholar Jude Ziliak lectures and demonstrates the music of Bach and Vivaldi. Part of the Blue Hill Bach’s Summer Festival, Ziliak is a soloists in Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons at David’s Folly Farm on July 25. The lecture and demonstration are on Wednesday, July 24, 1:00, at the Brooksville Public Library. FMI: bluehillbach.org.
Ellsworth (High Tea)
Afternoon High Tea at Woodlawn: Enjoy high tea in an enchanting setting. Woodlawn’s high teas are a long-standing tradition that have been delighting guests for many years. Tickets include a visit of the Black House. Wednesday afternoons through September 18th, 3:00 - 4:00, Woodlawn Museum, Ellsworth. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. Tickets, menu & more info: woodlawnmuseum.com.
SEARSPORT (Live Music Jam)
Old-Fashioned Picking Party: fun and informal, guided community jams, not performances, so bring your instruments and songs to share. Tables are available to sell your crafts and farm produce, on-going art and rag weaving demonstrations, and food! Everyone’s welcome and it’s free. Wednesdays through September 18, 5:00 - 7:00, Searsport Shores Campground, 216 West Main St. FMI: campocean@gmail.com.
Blue Hill (Concert)
Kneisel Hall Children’s Concerts , all ages welcome. Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:15, through July 31st, at Blue Hill Library. FMI: events@bhpl.net.
Deerisle (Campus Tour)

Haystack Campus Tour: Don't miss a guided tour of the award-winning campus and studios of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Every Wednesday, 1:00, 89 Haystack School Dr, Deer Isle. FMI: haystack-mtn.org.

Southwest Harbor (Live Music Jam)
Wednesday Night Traditional Music Session: a traditional music session focusing on Québécois and Celtic music. All acoustic instruments welcome. Every Wednesday night, 6:30 - 8:30, Silent City Coffee Shop, 12 Village Green Way, Southwest Harbor. FMI: Ray, 244-8090 or Quebecabouche@gmail.com.

Thu, July 25th

Brooksville (Play)
The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical dream play. Set in St. Louis in the 1920's, the Wingfield family is having difficulty adjusting to the real world. They withdraw into their private world of illusion and then must confront the reality of their lives. July 25th – 27th, at 7:00; July 28th, at 3:00, at the Bagadcuce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.
Prospect Harbor (Concert)
Soprano Laura Whittenberger and pianist Sasha Beresovsky perform a program of English language art song. Praised in the Baltimore Sun for her “impressive voice”, Laura Whittenberger is a versatile singer and theater performer. At the Ocean Side Meadows Inn in Prospect Harbor on thursday, July 25, at 7:30. FMI: winterharbormusicfestival.com.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
Indie band And the Kids come to Fogtown Brewing Company on Thursday, July 25th, with special guest singer/songwriter (and MDI native) Audrey Ryan. 7:00, no cover, 25 Pine Street, Ellsworth. For more information, visit fogtownbrewing.com.
Blue Hill (Live Performance)
Postings from Home: Live Performance by Toronto artist Kelly O’Brien. Thursday, July 25th, 7:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI:  bhpl.net or 374-5515.
Bar Harbor (Dance, Festival)
Sneak peek of Nimbus Dance, featured performers at the Acadia Dance Festival! Free and open to all on Thursday, July 25th, 7:00, at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor. FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245. PS: Nimbus Dance will be at the Criterion Theatre, Saturday, July 27 at 8:00.  FMI: criteriontheatre.org; and FMI on Nimbus: nimbusdanceworks.org.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
Battle of the Camps Lip Sync Face-Off: Thursday, July 25th , 6:00, at The Grand, 165 Main St, Ellsworth. FMI: 667-9500, grandonline.org, or follow The Grand on Facebook.
Brooksville (Multi-Media Presentation)
The Four Seasons at the Baroque Café: Performed on period instruments with Noel Paul Stookey reading sonnets accompanying the music. Images of spring, summer, fall and winter by Brooklin photographer Dick Leighton complete this multi-media event. Food and beverages available for purchase. Thursday, July 25th, 5:00, David's Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bluehillbach.org.
Castine (Re-Enactment)
Tea with Abigail Whitney: Re-enactor Gail Hammel portrays Abigail Whitney of Concord, MA and Castine, ME as she delves into tea. Using a tea service similar to Abigail's, Hammel investigates why tea was so important on an economic, political, and social level in 18th century New England. Thursday, July 15th, 2:00, Wilson Museum, Castine. FMI: castinehistoricalsociety.org. .
Castine (Discussion, Re-Enactment)
Castine's Maritime Family: the Whitneys. Re-enactor Gail Hamel discusses Castine's 19th century maritime family, the Whitneys. Thursday, July 25, 5:00, at the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine. FMI: witherle.lib.me.us.
Orono (Play)
Ten Bucks Theatre presents Shakespeare's Richard III. The Yorks have seized control of England and now the greatest threat comes from within from their own brother Richard. Murder and betrayal culminate in a war that would be the last time the rule of England was determined by force.  Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28,  6:30 - 8:30, at the Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. FMI:  jalisnet58@gmail.com.
Cherryfield (Dance)
A new morris dance team is forming. Morris dancing is an ancient celebration, a display of dance and music performed at seasonal festivals and holidays to banish the dark of winter, celebrate the warmth and fertility of summer, and bring in autumn's golden harvest. Accepting ages 12-99. Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:00, Cherryfield Academy Community Center, 53 Main St. FMI: huntandallison@gmail.com.
Belfast (Live Music)
Belfast Summer Nights: Outdoor concert series Thursday evenings, 5:30 – 7:30, rotating locations in Belfast through August 29th, weather permitting. Bring lawn seating, picnics, and dancing shoes, but no dogs in concert area. On July 25th it’s the Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra on High Street. FMI: facebook.com/BelfastSummerNights.
Deerisle (Studio Tour and Auction)
Haystack Studio Walk-Through and Auction: walk through Haystack’s studios to view work made during the recent session, followed by the end-of-session auction of faculty and student work. Tour starts at 4:30, Auction at 7:00; Thursday, July 25th, 89 Haystack School DR, Deer Isle. FMI: haystack-mtn.org.
Castine (Historic Exhibit)
Castine Historical Society: Did you know Castine boasted a working waterfront with shipbuilding, fisheries, and international trade in the 1800s?  Learn more at The Abbott School, June 10th - Labor Day, weekends through Indigenous People’s Day, at The Abbott School, 17 School St, Castine. More info and hours: castinehistoricalsociety.org.
Ellsworth (Open Mic)
Open Mic Night: Weekly Open Mic for folks age 21 and up. Full band setup provided, all music styles welcome. Thursday nights, 7:30 – close, Chummies in Ellsworth. FMI: chummies.me.

Fri, July 26th

Rockland (Art Show)
Fins, Feathers, & Fur: Maine Coastal Wildlife Juried Art ShowPrepare your art now, items selected will be exhibited through the end of August. Submit artwork at the Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center, 9 Water Street, Rockland, on Friday, July 26, 11:00 - 6:00, or Saturday, July 27, 9:00 – 12:00 noon. Opening reception is Saturday, July 27, 4:00 - 7:00. FMI:  mainecoastalislands.org or 594-0600 x5.  
Blue Hill (Art Show)
Symphony of the Soil: An enthralling, informative documentary on the wonder and the science of something easily taken for granted: the dirt beneath our feet. Sponsored by Peninsula Peace & Justice, Friday, July 26th, 7:00, at Blue Hill Library. FMI: 374-2357.
Brooksville (Play)
The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical dream play. Set in St. Louis in the 1920's, the Wingfield family is having difficulty adjusting to the real world. They withdraw into their private world of illusion and then must confront the reality of their lives. July 25th – 27th, at 7:00; July 28th, at 3:00, at the Bagadcuce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.
Bar Harbor (Live Music)
Judy Collins 2019: Friday, July 26th, 8:00, at the 1932 Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage St, Bar Harbor. FMI or for tickets: criteriontheatre.org or 288-0829.
Surry (Live Music)
The Night & Day Jazz Trio featuring Steve Orlofsky on sax, flute and clarinet; Chris Poulin, vocals and guitar; and Joel Mann on bass. Friday, July 26, 7:00 - 9:00, at the Surry Arts Barn, 8 Cross Rd, Surry. FMI: surryartsandevents.com.
Ellsworth (Live Music)
80’s Throwback Film: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Friday, July 26th, 7:00, at The Grand, 165 Main St. FMI: 667-9500, grandonline.org, or follow The Grand on Facebook.
Bar Harbor (Workshop)
Take Your Best Shot: Photography Workshops. Learn instantly to take better photos on your camera and cell phone with Mike Leonard of Photo Tourism by Mike. Free; three sessions, come to one, two, or all three. At the Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor on Fridays, July 26th, October 11th, at 7:00; and on Friday, August 23rd, 7:00 at the YWCA MDI. FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245.
Belfast (Dance)
Women's Works celebrates the artistic voice of female artists in contemporary dance, i land demonstrates that breadth and variety. It’s an evening full of thought-provoking, emotionally provocative, and politically relevant work. Friday and Saturday, July 26th and 27th, 7:00, and Sunday, July 28th, 5:00; at the Crosby Center, 96 Church St, Belfast. FMI: bloomsteinshana@gmail.com.
Milbridge (Live Music)
Allison Ames Band in Concert: a variety of music spanning country to rock favorites. Friday, July 26th, 6:30 - 9:00, at the Milbridge Theatre Outdoor Stage, 26 Main St. Milbridge. Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the evening! Free to the public, rain date is Sunday, July 28th. FMI: MilbridgeTheatre.org.
Belfast (Artists' Opening)
GALLERY CLOSED. GALLERY CLOSED at Waterfall Arts is the new exhibit curated by artist/curator Kenny Cole. Opening Reception, Friday, July 26th, 5:00 – 9:00, with an artist talk and performance by Paula Lalala at 7:00, followed by a concert by NYC-based Hungary March Band.  256 High St, Belfast. FMI: waterfallarts.org.  
Stonington (Talk)
Lunch and Learn: EM3C: Alphanumeric Soup. An ecosystem based approach to fisheries management is a compelling academic idea. In a fishery economy dependent on a single species, we must ask, what else is out there? What could an ecosystem approach to fisheries science and management look like in the Gulf of Maine? Friday, July 26, 12:30 - 1:30, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, 13 Atlantic Ave, Stonington. FMI: coastalfisheries.org.
Blue Hill (Demonstration, Lecture)
Blue Hill Bach and Bagaduce Music present Bach’s Lunch. A lecture-demonstration about the music in this year’s Blue Hill Bach Festival, presented by conductor John Finney and members of the ensemble. All are invited, bring a bag (or box!) lunch. Free, Friday, July 26th, 12:00 noon - 1:30, Bagaduce Music Performance Hall, 49 South St., Blue Hill. FMI: bluehillbach.org.
Ellsworth (Workshop)
Create Dynamic, Expressive Paintings from Reference Photos with Linda Packard. Translating life force and energy from a flat photo is often challenging, learn ways to find the most compelling elements in your photos and work them into a dynamic composition. Friday, July 26th, 10:00 - 4:00, Woodlawn Museum, Ellsworth. Space is limited, pre-registration is required: woodlawnmuseum.com.
Lincolnville (Garden Tour)
Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Day: at 54 Bay Road in Lincolnville, Friday, July 26th, 10:00 - 4:00, rain or shine. FMI: belfastgardenclub.org.
Southwest Harbor (Yoga)
Join Martina for gentle yoga and gratitude meditation at the Butterfly Garden at Charlotte Rhoades Park.  Please bring a mat and a blanket, donation accepted. Friday, July 26, 9:00 - 10:30, 185 Main St, Southwest Harbor. FMI: 610-3223.
Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Northeast Harbor (Play)
Acadia Community Theater presents William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Northeast Harbor Marina on July 26, 27, & 28, and August 2, 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm. Come see a comedy of mistaken identities, talking donkeys, love and would-be love, and the ever mischievous fairy Puck! FMI: acadiacommunitytheater.net    
Bar Harbor (Fine Art and Craft Show)
MDI Directions Fine Craft Show: Maine Crafts Guild member artisans show their handmade fine craft A 3-day show, July 26th, 27th & 28th; Friday 5:00 – 8:00, Saturday 10:00 – 5:00, and Sunday 10:00 – 4:00, at the MDI High School, 1081 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor. FMI: mainecraftsguild.org.
Orono (Play)
Ten Bucks Theatre presents Shakespeare's Richard III. The Yorks have seized control of England and now the greatest threat comes from within from their own brother Richard. Murder and betrayal culminate in a war that would be the last time the rule of England was determined by force.  Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28,  6:30 - 8:30, at the Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. FMI:  jalisnet58@gmail.com.
Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Ellsworth (Concert)
Waterfront Concert with Big Tree: Friday, July 26th, 6 :00, Union River Harbor Park, 333 Water St, Ellsworth. FM: 667-9500, grandonline.org or The Grand on Facebook.
Camden (Yoga)
Yoga in the Amphitheatre at the Camden Public Library. Every Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 am through the summer, in the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Walking Tour)
Walking Tours: Dave Jackson and Amy Rollins lead entertaining and informational tours of the Camden Public Library and grounds, 55 Main St. 4:00 – 5:00, each Friday through September 13. Please sign up at 236-3440.
Blue Hill (Story Time)
On-the-Lawn-Storytime with Magic Food Bus: Fridays, 11:30 - 12:30, June 28 - August 30, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: 374-5515.
TOWN HILL (Farmers Market)
Acadia Farmers Market: featuring organic produce, poultry, pork, beef, dairy, goat cheese, flowers, baked goods, fermented goods, honey, and more. Shop local and meet your farmers, friends and neighbors. Family and pet friendly, playground and ATM conveniently adjacent to the market.  3:00 – 6:00, every Friday through September, Village Improvement Society/Firehouse, Route 2, Town Hill. FMI: zeppa@aol.com.
Brunswick (Live Music)
The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio are three musicians playing New Orleans traditional jazz and blues, rousing Americana, and poignant folk. With their “traveling music store” of instruments, the trio’s live performances feature Heather’s multi-genre songwriting, their instrumental virtuosity, and stirring three-part vocal harmonies. Friday, July 26th, 8:00, at Frontier, 14 Maine St, Brunswick. FMI and tickets: explorefrontier.com.
Blue Hill (Concert)
Chamber Music Concert performed by the Kneisel Hall faculty and guest artists every Friday evening through August 23, 7:30, in Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill. For tickets or information call 207-374-2811 or visit www.kneisel.org
Blue Hill (Rehearsal)
Open Rehearsal for Kneisel Hall Festival Concerts: every Friday morning through August, 9:00 - 10:30, Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill. For tickets or information: 207-374-2811 or kneisel.org.
Belfast (Farmers Market)
The original Belfast Farmers Market features over 25 vendors selling locally grown fruits and vegetables, pastured meats, seafood, baked goods, artisanal cheeses, prepared local foods, plants and more. EBT accepted! Every Friday 9:00 – 1:00, outside, at Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: Facebook, Instagram, or belfastfarmersmarket.org.
Monroe (Local Food & Music)
Grill and Chill at Toddy Pond Farm: casual family friendly farm dinners and local live music. Friday nights, 5:00 – 9:00, through September 27th, Toddy Pond Farm, 174 Carver Rd, Monroe. Details and more info: toddypondfarm.com/grillandchill.
Camden (Games)
Camden Chess Club: Game play and instruction for all levels. Every Friday, 4:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Adult Story Hour)
Grown-Up Story Hour, we never outgrow listening to stories read aloud! Settle in the comfy chairs by the CD collection for a different story each week. Read by a rotating group of librarians and community members, every Friday morning, 11:00, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Sat, July 27th

Bar Harbor (Dance)
Acadia Dance Festival featuring Nimbus Dance Live! Saturday, July 27th, 8:00, at the 1932 Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor.  For more information: criteriontheatre.org.
Penobscot (Concert)

Electric Kulintang Suite and Other Pieces: Dynamic improvisors, electro-accoustic musicians and composers, Caitlin Cawley (percussion and electronics) and Melinda Faylor (piano and electronics), will each offer a solo performances of new pieces before joining forces in a group improv. Saturday, July 27, 7:30, at The Cannery at South Penobscot, 207 Southern Bay Rd, Penobscot. FMI: cannerysouthpenobscot.org.

Blue Hill (Concert)
Blue Hill Bach presents a concert of Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins, Bach’s Wedding Cantata BWV 202, Weichet nur betrübte Schatten, sung by soprano Jennifer Bates, and Bach’s Mass in G Major, BWV 236, featuring soprano Abigail Lennox, alto Catharine Cloutier, tenor Dann Coakwell, and Jacob Cooper, bass. Saturday, July 27, 7:30, First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill, Blue Hill. FMI: bluehillbach.org.
South Paris (Live Music)
Deborah Henson-Conant Live! A Grammy-nominated electric harp virtuoso with a gutsy set of vocal cords and a wicked sense of humor! Saturday, July 27, 7:30, Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Rd, South Paris. Tickets & Info: celebrationbarn.com or 743-8452.
Dexter (Live Music)
David Dodson and The Lowdown play their folk, rock, blues, jazz and country music. Saturday July 27 , 7:00, at the Wayside Theatre, 851 N Dexter Rd (Rt. 23) in Dexter. FMI: FB Wayside Grange & Theatre, or call Joe Kennedy at 277-3733.
Bar Harbor (Contradance)
Contra Dance with Big Moose Band and Mike Fay calling. At the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor, Saturday, July 27th, at 6:30 there’s a free dance: learn the steps and brush up on your contra dance knowledge. At 7:30 the Contra Dance begins and a donation is requested. FMI: jesuplibrary.org or 288-4245.
Blue Hill (Live Music)
One More Saturday Night with spirited renditions of standards from the Grateful Dead catalog and beyond. Saturday, July 27, 6:00, at the Barncastle Inn, 125 South St, Blue Hill. FMI: barn-castle.com.
Sedgwick (Live Music)
“I am a dangerous man / Born clutching to a dollar…” …The words that open the new Chris Ross + The North record, Over Lonesome,which is dripping with whiskey and cigarettes, followed by a clamor of guitars evoking a band of outlaws on the run. Saturday, July 27, 6:00, Strong Brewing Company, 7 Rope Ferry Rd, Sedgwick. FMI: strongbrewing.com.  
Camden (Live Theatre)
Preposterous! A Pocket Circus show by the acclaimed Happenstance Theater, at a time and prices that make for family fun. Saturday, July 27, 6:00, Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. Advance tickets and more info: camdenoperahouse.com. Tickets at the door beginning at 5:00.
Washington (Auction)
The 5th Annual Washington Community Auction is set for July 27th at the Washington Fire Station, 42 Old Union Rd.  Preview and silent auction begin at 4:00 and live auction begins at 6:00.  To view auction items before the date of the event, visit the Washington Community Auction Facebook page.      
Rockland (Artist Reception)
Opening Reception: Fins, Feathers & Fur, a juried art show at the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St. in Rockland on Saturday, July 27, 4:00 - 7:00. Visitors can vote for their favorite pieces to determine the People’s Choice Awards.  FMI: mainecoastislands.org or 594-0600, ext. 5.
Blue Hill (Crafts)
Crafternoons: Making mobiles from driftwood & seashells, materials provided, Saturday, July 27, 1:00 - 3:00, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: 374-5515.
Farmington (Festival, Live Music)
Flash! in the Pans Street Dance (steel drum music), to celebrate the town of Farmington's 55th Annual Summerfest. Saturday, July 27th, 1:00 – 2:30, at the Summerfest Celebration, Broadway, Farmington. FMI: see schedule at peninsula pan.org.
Deer Isle (Tour)
Gone but Not Forgotten: Cemetery Tour. Sponsored by the Stonington Public Library on  Saturday, July 27th, 1:00 – 4:00, Mt. Adams Cemetery, King Row, Deer Isle. Tickets available at the library or at the event site. FMI: Jill Larrabee, 367-5926.
Bass Harbor (Workshop)
Ancient Apple Tree Restoration: Phil Norris demonstrates how to restore older fruit trees by working on one particular tree thought to be approximately 190 years old.  Phil will discuss a variety of techniques used in tree restoration, including cables. Saturday, July 27th, 1:00 – 3:00, 143 Tremont Rd., Bass Harbor (*meet at the tree on Ickaticker Rd). To register: mofga.org, FMI: 505-0264.  
Sullivan (Community Meal)
Hancock Women's Club Annual Chicken BBQ: Half or quarter of a barbequed chicken with all the fixin’s – kid’s menu too! Saturday, July 27th, 11:30 – 1:00, at the Hancock Community Center, 1416 US Route 1, Sullivan. FMI: 422-3345.
Ellsworth (Workshop)

Torch Fire Enameling for Beginners with Amanda Coburn. Create stunning colorful jewelry by fusing powdered glass enamel to copper using a torch. Saturday, July 27th, 9:30 - 12:30, Woodlawn Museum, Ellsworth. Space is limited, pre-registration is required: woodlawnmuseum.com.

Brooksville (Play)
The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical dream play. Set in St. Louis in the 1920's, the Wingfield family is having difficulty adjusting to the real world. They withdraw into their private world of illusion and then must confront the reality of their lives. July 25th – 27th, at 7:00; July 28th, at 3:00, at the Bagadcuce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.
Pembroke (Tour)
Greenhorns presents a second ‘Halls Away’ bus tour of Downeast Maine. Learn about civic and architectural structures from Ellsworth to Eastport. The July 27th - 28th Tour begins at Reversing Hall, 4 Leighton Point Rd, Pembroke. See www.greenhorns.org for more info.
Belfast (Dance)
Women's Works celebrates the artistic voice of female artists in contemporary dance, i land demonstrates that breadth and variety. It’s an evening full of thought-provoking, emotionally provocative, and politically relevant work. Saturday, 27th, 7:00, and Sunday, July 28th, 5:00; at the Crosby Center, 96 Church St, Belfast. FMI: bloomsteinshana@gmail.com.
Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Northeast Harbor (Play)
Acadia Community Theater presents William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Northeast Harbor Marina on July 26, 27, & 28, and August 2, 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm. Come see a comedy of mistaken identities, talking donkeys, love and would-be love, and the ever mischievous fairy Puck! FMI: acadiacommunitytheater.net    
Bar Harbor (Fine Art and Craft Show)
MDI Directions Fine Craft Show: Maine Crafts Guild member artisans show their handmade fine craft A 3-day show, July 26th, 27th & 28th; Friday 5:00 – 8:00, Saturday 10:00 – 5:00, and Sunday 10:00 – 4:00, at the MDI High School, 1081 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor. FMI: mainecraftsguild.org.
Orono (Play)
Ten Bucks Theatre presents Shakespeare's Richard III. The Yorks have seized control of England and now the greatest threat comes from within from their own brother Richard. Murder and betrayal culminate in a war that would be the last time the rule of England was determined by force.  Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28,  6:30 - 8:30, at the Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. FMI:  jalisnet58@gmail.com.
Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Boothbay Harbor (Concert)
The DaPonte String Quartet's Summer Series, Midsummer Masters, features works by Haydn, Beethoven, and Ravel. Saturday, July 27th, 4:00, in St. Columba's Church, 32 Emery Lane, Boothbay Harbor. Info and tickets: at the door or online at daponte.org.
Rockland (Live Music)
Will Brown will play at Rock City Café in Rockland, 7:00 - 9:00, on Saturday, July 27th.  Will plays finger style guitar. The evening includes Americana, Folk and traditional songs.  His finger picking and original song/tune arrangements make for an enjoyable evening. FMI: willbe@tidewater.net.    
Camden (Live Music)

Yoga in the Amphitheatre at the Camden Public Library. Every Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 am through the summer, in the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Belfast (Contradance)
Belfast Flying Shoes continues the "Dancing in the Park" free outdoor contra series on Saturday July 27, at 4:00 pm at City Park in Belfast, with callers Chrissy Fowler and Lisa Newcomb and music by Don Roy Trio. Rain date July 28.  All are welcome! Info: belfastflyingshoes.org/dancing-in-the-park/

Sun, July 28th

Blue Hill (Concert)
Blue Hill Bach Festival Finale: Bach’s St. John Passion, with orchestra and chorus conducted by John Finney. Sunday, July 28, 7:30, First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill, Bill Hill. FMI: bluehillbach.org.    
Seal Cove (Murder Mystery Dinner)
It's a killer good time at "Dinner at the Vandy's," Seal Cove Auto Museum's mystery dinner theater.  Tickets include drinks, souvenir glass, catered supper, and a chance to figure out "whodunnit." Sunday, July 28th, 6:00 - 9:30, Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Rd, Seal Cove. FMI: 244-9242 or sealcoveautomuseum.org.
Camden (Talk)

Ocean Pollution and Creative Solutions:  Steve Brown, of the aero-rigged schooner, Novara, gives an illustrated talk about the discoveries that he and other adventurers have made regarding ocean pollution. Presented by the Camden Classics Cup and the Camden Conservation Commission, Sunday, July 28, 3:30, at the Camden Public Library. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Harborside (Author Reading, Open House)
The Good Life Center  participates in Maine’s Open Farm Day with homesteader, Kristen Lie-Nielsen,  reading from her book, So You Want to be a Modern Homesteader? Sunday, July 28th, reading at 1:00; demonstrations, tours, workshops all day, 10:00 - 3:00, The Good Life Center, 372 Harborside Rd, Harborside. FMI: goodlife.org or 374-5386.    
Brooksville (Play)
The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical dream play. Set in St. Louis in the 1920's, the Wingfield family is having difficulty adjusting to the real world. They withdraw into their private world of illusion and then must confront the reality of their lives. July 25th – 27th, at 7:00; July 28th, at 3:00, at the Bagadcuce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.
Belfast (Dance)
Women's Works celebrates the artistic voice of female artists in contemporary dance, i land demonstrates that breadth and variety. It’s an evening full of thought-provoking, emotionally provocative, and politically relevant work. Sunday, July 28th, 5:00, at the Crosby Center, 96 Church St, Belfast. FMI: bloomsteinshana@gmail.com.
Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Northeast Harbor (Play)
Acadia Community Theater presents William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Northeast Harbor Marina on July 26, 27, & 28, and August 2, 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm. Come see a comedy of mistaken identities, talking donkeys, love and would-be love, and the ever mischievous fairy Puck! FMI: acadiacommunitytheater.net    
Bar Harbor (Fine Art and Craft Show)
MDI Directions Fine Craft Show: Maine Crafts Guild member artisans show their handmade fine craft A 3-day show, July 26th, 27th & 28th; Friday 5:00 – 8:00, Saturday 10:00 – 5:00, and Sunday 10:00 – 4:00, at the MDI High School, 1081 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor. FMI: mainecraftsguild.org.
Orono (Play)
Ten Bucks Theatre presents Shakespeare's Richard III. The Yorks have seized control of England and now the greatest threat comes from within from their own brother Richard. Murder and betrayal culminate in a war that would be the last time the rule of England was determined by force.  Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28,  6:30 - 8:30, at the Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. FMI:  jalisnet58@gmail.com.
Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Blue Hill (Concert)
Chamber Music Concert performed by the Kneisel Hall faculty and guest artists every Sunday afternoon through September 1, 4:00, in Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill. For tickets or information call 207-374-2811 or visit www.kneisel.org.
Belfast (Live Music Jam)
Weekly Jam Session: open to everyone at any playing level.  We usually play fiddle tunes from the New England contra dance tradition, the traditional music of French and Atlantic Canada, English country dance, Irish jigs and reels, old-timey music and the occasional song. Sundays, 6:00 – 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: belfastfiddlers@gmail.com.
Waldoboro (Live Music Jam)
Attention lovers of Old Time bluegrass, classic country, and sea shanties! Come out to play (or listen) at our jam session. We are lucky to have a wonderful community of musicians in the midcoast area and we would love to have you join us. Every Sunday, 4:00 – 6:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.

Tue, July 30th

Brooksville (Live Performance)
Local artist Amy C. Grant presents Less Linear, a performance that threads narrative, song, and poetry into a mosaic of experience. The show premiers at David’s Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Rd in Brooksville, 7:00, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 30 and 31. Tickets can be purchased at pmalcenter.com or (207)374-5255.
Castine (Live Music)
The Night & Day Jazz Trio with Steve Orlofsky on flute, clarinet and sax; Chris Poulin on guitar and vocals; and Joel Mann on bass. Every Tuesday, 5:00 – 8:00, rain or shine, on the porch of the Pentagoet (pen-ta go-it) Inn, 26 Main St, Castine. Reservations suggested: 326-8616.
Brooksville (Recital)
JS Bach Recitals with selected Chorales and movements from the Clavier-Ubung played by Bobby Cleveland on wind synthesizer and Dan Conte on keyboard. Come and go as you wish between 10:00 and 12:00 noon every Tuesday, July 9 - August 13. Brooksville United Methodist Church, 713 Coastal Rd., Handicapped accessible.  Info: 469-7850
Camden (Yoga)
Yoga in the Amphitheatre at the Camden Public Library. Every Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 am through the summer, in the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Yoga)

Yoga in the Amphitheatre at the Camden Public Library. Every Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 am through the summer, in the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Brooksville (Yard Sale)
The Priceless Yard Sale: A yard sale with no yard, the sale is inside, rain or shine. No price tags, customers decide the price and the customer is always right. 10% of proceeds given to the Tree of Life Food Pantry. Tuesdays, 9:00 – 1:00, July and August, Brooksville United Methodist Church, 713 Coastal Rd, Brooksville. FMI: vencillgail@gmail.com.
Castine (Historic Exhibit)
Castine Historical Society: Did you know Castine boasted a working waterfront with shipbuilding, fisheries, and international trade in the 1800s?  Learn more at The Abbott School, June 10th - Labor Day, weekends through Indigenous People’s Day, at The Abbott School, 17 School St, Castine. More info and hours: castinehistoricalsociety.org.
Carmel (Kids' Program)
Simpson Memorial Library Summer Read Program. The Children's Program, A Universe of Stories, is free, and includes art, speakers, lunch, and more. Sign up now. Tuesdays, 11:30 – 1:00, June 25th - August 6th, Simpson Memorial Library, 8 Plymouth Rd, Carmel.  FMI: 848- 7145 or simpsonmemorial.org.

Wed, July 31st

Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Brooksville (Live Performance)
Local artist Amy C. Grant presents Less Linear, a performance that threads narrative, song, and poetry into a mosaic of experience. The show premiers at David’s Folly Farm, 1390 Coastal Rd in Brooksville, 7:00, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 30 and 31. Tickets can be purchased at pmalcenter.com or (207)374-5255.
Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Ellsworth (High Tea)
Afternoon High Tea at Woodlawn: Enjoy high tea in an enchanting setting. Woodlawn’s high teas are a long-standing tradition that have been delighting guests for many years. Tickets include a visit of the Black House. Wednesday afternoons through September 18th, 3:00 - 4:00, Woodlawn Museum, Ellsworth. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. Tickets, menu & more info: woodlawnmuseum.com.
SEARSPORT (Live Music Jam)
Old-Fashioned Picking Party: fun and informal, guided community jams, not performances, so bring your instruments and songs to share. Tables are available to sell your crafts and farm produce, on-going art and rag weaving demonstrations, and food! Everyone’s welcome and it’s free. Wednesdays through September 18, 5:00 - 7:00, Searsport Shores Campground, 216 West Main St. FMI: campocean@gmail.com.
Blue Hill (Concert)
Kneisel Hall Children’s Concerts , all ages welcome. Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:15, through July 31st, at Blue Hill Library. FMI: events@bhpl.net.
Deerisle (Campus Tour)

Haystack Campus Tour: Don't miss a guided tour of the award-winning campus and studios of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Every Wednesday, 1:00, 89 Haystack School Dr, Deer Isle. FMI: haystack-mtn.org.

Southwest Harbor (Live Music Jam)
Wednesday Night Traditional Music Session: a traditional music session focusing on Québécois and Celtic music. All acoustic instruments welcome. Every Wednesday night, 6:30 - 8:30, Silent City Coffee Shop, 12 Village Green Way, Southwest Harbor. FMI: Ray, 244-8090 or Quebecabouche@gmail.com.

Thu, August 1st

Brooksville (Play)
The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical dream play. Set in St. Louis in the 1920's, the Wingfield family is having difficulty adjusting to the real world. They withdraw into their private world of illusion and then must confront the reality of their lives. August 1st – 3rd, and 8th – 10th, at 7:00; August 4th, at 3:00, all at the Bagadcuce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.
Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Pembroke (Camp)
Join Greenhorns for Blueberry Month, from 9;00 - 5:00, for the whole month of August. Come camp out, harvest blueberries, and make your own jam. Join us any day at Smithereen Farm, 767 Leighton Point Road, in Pembroke. Visit www.greenhorns.org/events-calendar/ for more information.
Cherryfield (Dance)
A new morris dance team is forming. Morris dancing is an ancient celebration, a display of dance and music performed at seasonal festivals and holidays to banish the dark of winter, celebrate the warmth and fertility of summer, and bring in autumn's golden harvest. Accepting ages 12-99. Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:00, Cherryfield Academy Community Center, 53 Main St. FMI: huntandallison@gmail.com.
Belfast (Live Music)
Belfast Summer Nights: Outdoor concert series Thursday evenings, 5:30 – 7:30, rotating locations in Belfast through August 29th, weather permitting. Bring lawn seating, picnics, and dancing shoes, but no dogs in concert area. On August 1st it’s Fine Times: Noah Fishman and Baron Collins Hill at Steamboat Landing. FMI: facebook.com/BelfastSummerNights.
Ellsworth (Open Mic)
Open Mic Night: Weekly Open Mic for folks age 21 and up. Full band setup provided, all music styles welcome. Thursday nights, 7:30 – close, Chummies in Ellsworth. FMI: chummies.me.

Fri, August 2nd

Brooksville (Play)
The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical dream play. Set in St. Louis in the 1920's, the Wingfield family is having difficulty adjusting to the real world. They withdraw into their private world of illusion and then must confront the reality of their lives. August 1st – 3rd, and 8th – 10th, at 7:00; August 4th, at 3:00, all at the Bagadcuce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.
Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Northeast Harbor (Play)
Acadia Community Theater presents William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Northeast Harbor Marina on July 26, 27, & 28, and August 2, 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm. Come see a comedy of mistaken identities, talking donkeys, love and would-be love, and the ever mischievous fairy Puck! FMI: acadiacommunitytheater.net    
Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Bar Harbor (Choral Concert)
Mt. Desert Summer Chorale performs Orff’s blockbuster, Carmina Burana; soloists include Nathan De’Shon Myers (baritone), Kyla McCarrel (soprano) and Eric Flute (tenor). Friday and Saturday, August 2nd and 3rd, 7:30, at St. Saviour’s Church, 41 Mt. Desert St, Bar Harbor. FMI: 244-0042 or mountdesertsummerchorale.org.
Camden (Yoga)
Yoga in the Amphitheatre at the Camden Public Library. Every Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 am through the summer, in the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. FMI: librarycamden.org.
Camden (Walking Tour)
Walking Tours: Dave Jackson and Amy Rollins lead entertaining and informational tours of the Camden Public Library and grounds, 55 Main St. 4:00 – 5:00, each Friday through September 13. Please sign up at 236-3440.
Blue Hill (Story Time)
On-the-Lawn-Storytime with Magic Food Bus: Fridays, 11:30 - 12:30, June 28 - August 30, at the Blue Hill Public Library. FMI: 374-5515.
TOWN HILL (Farmers Market)
Acadia Farmers Market: featuring organic produce, poultry, pork, beef, dairy, goat cheese, flowers, baked goods, fermented goods, honey, and more. Shop local and meet your farmers, friends and neighbors. Family and pet friendly, playground and ATM conveniently adjacent to the market.  3:00 – 6:00, every Friday through September, Village Improvement Society/Firehouse, Route 2, Town Hill. FMI: zeppa@aol.com.
Blue Hill (Concert)
Chamber Music Concert performed by the Kneisel Hall faculty and guest artists every Friday evening through August 23, 7:30, in Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill. For tickets or information call 207-374-2811 or visit www.kneisel.org
Blue Hill (Rehearsal)
Open Rehearsal for Kneisel Hall Festival Concerts: every Friday morning through August, 9:00 - 10:30, Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill. For tickets or information: 207-374-2811 or kneisel.org.
Belfast (Farmers Market)
The original Belfast Farmers Market features over 25 vendors selling locally grown fruits and vegetables, pastured meats, seafood, baked goods, artisanal cheeses, prepared local foods, plants and more. EBT accepted! Every Friday 9:00 – 1:00, outside, at Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: Facebook, Instagram, or belfastfarmersmarket.org.
Belfast (Contradance)
Belfast Flying Shoes dances are first Fridays at the American Legion in Belfast. At 6:30pm, the Community Dance features Chrissy Fowler leading simple dances with the All Comers Band (open to all musicians.) At 8:00pm, the Contras feature Luke Donforth calling with music by Shandy. Friday, August 2nd. Info: belfastflyingshoes.org
Monroe (Local Food & Music)
Grill and Chill at Toddy Pond Farm: casual family friendly farm dinners and local live music. Friday nights, 5:00 – 9:00, through September 27th, Toddy Pond Farm, 174 Carver Rd, Monroe. Details and more info: toddypondfarm.com/grillandchill.

Sat, August 3rd

Brooksville (Play)
The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical dream play. Set in St. Louis in the 1920's, the Wingfield family is having difficulty adjusting to the real world. They withdraw into their private world of illusion and then must confront the reality of their lives. August 1st – 3rd, and 8th – 10th, at 7:00; August 4th, at 3:00, all at the Bagadcuce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.
Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Northeast Harbor (Play)
Acadia Community Theater presents William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Northeast Harbor Marina on July 26, 27, & 28, and August 2, 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm. Come see a comedy of mistaken identities, talking donkeys, love and would-be love, and the ever mischievous fairy Puck! FMI: acadiacommunitytheater.net    
Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Bar Harbor (Chorale Concert)
Mt. Desert Summer Chorale performs Orff’s blockbuster, Carmina Burana; soloists include Nathan De’Shon Myers (baritone), Kyla McCarrel (soprano) and Eric Flute (tenor). Saturday, August 3rd, 7:30, at St. Saviour’s Church, 41 Mt. Desert St, Bar Harbor. FMI: 244-0042 or mountdesertsummerchorale.org.
Camden (Chorale Concert)

Yoga in the Amphitheatre at the Camden Public Library. Every Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 am through the summer, in the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. FMI: librarycamden.org.

Sun, August 4th

Brooksville (Play)
The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical dream play. Set in St. Louis in the 1920's, the Wingfield family is having difficulty adjusting to the real world. They withdraw into their private world of illusion and then must confront the reality of their lives. August 1st – 3rd, and 8th – 10th, at 7:00; August 4th, at 3:00, all at the Bagadcuce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville. FMI: bagaducetheatre.com.
Camden (Play)

The Taming of the Shrew: Presented by the Camden Shakespeare Festival who believe that because of their universal themes, characters, and poetry, Shakespeare’s plays speak to everyone. In the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Wednesdays - Sundays, July 24th – August 11th. For the complete schedule: librarycamden.org. Tickets may be purchased online at camdenshakespeare.org and at the library's circulation desk. 

Northeast Harbor (Play)
Acadia Community Theater presents William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Northeast Harbor Marina on July 26, 27, & 28, and August 2, 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm. Come see a comedy of mistaken identities, talking donkeys, love and would-be love, and the ever mischievous fairy Puck! FMI: acadiacommunitytheater.net    
Deerisle (Artist Show)

Polly Apfelbaum: Haystack Hands, curated by Kate McNamara. Opening Sunday, July 21st and continuing through September 15th, every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00, each day, at Haystacks Community Center, 22 Church St, Deer Isle. FMI: www.haystack-mtn.org/.

 
Blue Hill (Concert)
Chamber Music Concert performed by the Kneisel Hall faculty and guest artists every Sunday afternoon through September 1, 4:00, in Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill. For tickets or information call 207-374-2811 or visit www.kneisel.org.
Castine (Historic Exhibit)
Castine Historical Society: Did you know Castine boasted a working waterfront with shipbuilding, fisheries, and international trade in the 1800s?  Learn more at The Abbott School, June 10th - Labor Day, weekends through Indigenous People’s Day, at The Abbott School, 17 School St, Castine. More info and hours: castinehistoricalsociety.org.
Belfast (Live Music Jam)
Weekly Jam Session: open to everyone at any playing level.  We usually play fiddle tunes from the New England contra dance tradition, the traditional music of French and Atlantic Canada, English country dance, Irish jigs and reels, old-timey music and the occasional song. Sundays, 6:00 – 8:00, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St, Belfast. FMI: belfastfiddlers@gmail.com.
Waldoboro (Live Music Jam)
Attention lovers of Old Time bluegrass, classic country, and sea shanties! Come out to play (or listen) at our jam session. We are lucky to have a wonderful community of musicians in the midcoast area and we would love to have you join us. Every Sunday, 4:00 – 6:00, Odd Alewives Farm Brewery, 99 Old Route 1, Waldoboro. FMI: info@oddalewives.com.