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Starts: Jul 29 2013 - 7:30pm
Ends: Jul 29 2013 - 8:30pm
New Harbor, ME 04554
Evening lecture by historical archaeologist Dr. Emerson "Tad" Baker, Salem State University (MA). Lecture will take place at the Contented Sole Restaurant adjacent to the museum. 7:30 PM
Starts: Jul 30 2013 - 8:15pm
Ends: Jul 30 2013 - 10:15pm
Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
The Mt. Desert Festival of Chamber Music is proud to announce its historic 50th anniversary season of summer concerts at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor, Maine. Among the performers will be four award-winning string quartets, all familiar to festival audiences. The following are some highlights of the season:
Starts: Jul 31 2013 - 7:00pm
Ends: Jul 31 2013 - 9:00pm
The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center will once again take part in the Met Summer Encores, a series of screenings from the groundbreaking Met Live in HD series.
All screenings of the Summer Encores will take place on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Tickets may be ordered through the Box Office by calling (207) 935-9232 or by visiting www.fryeburgacademy.org. The theater is located at 18 Bradley Street on the Campus of Fryeburg Academy in Fryeburg, ME. Parking is free.
Wednesday, July 31, 7pm: IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA — Gioachino Rossini
Stonington, ME 04681
Curated for the 13th year by national jazz critic Larry Blumenfeld, this year's fest will include sensational Cuban reed player Yosvany Terry, with opening acts by local Maine talent and an amazing headliner yet to be named! Keep checking our website, www.operahousearts.org.
Opening reception, meet and greet the artist on Friday, August 2, from 5-8pm. Live acoustic music by Brad Hooper. Free, light refreshments. Exhibit and sale continues through August 31 in the historic cape, 272 Pikes Hill, Norway.
Starts: Aug 2 2013 - 6:00pm
Ends: Aug 2 2013 - 9:00pm
A free self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues is all part of Bar Harbor's First Friday Art Walks Friday, August 2nd 6 - 9p.m. The festive evening includes galleries that will host special events showcasing artists, demonstrations, exhibits and receptions for local, Maine and National artists and craftspeople along with special theatre, musical and art events throughout the downtown. Snacks and beverages will be served. Public Invited. Download a map at participating venues at www.rdalessio.com/barharborartwalk.html
Starts: Aug 3 2013 - 9:30am
Ends: Aug 3 2013 - 4:30pm
Meet Maine authors who write about Maine’s woods, waters & wildlife. John Ford, Stephen Pinkham, Liza Gardener Walsh, Susan Williams Beckhorn, Tom Merriam, Katie Clark, R.G. Bernier & Fran Hodgkin, many of whom are award-winning writers, will have their adult &/or children’s books on hand for purchase & autographing - all at a 10% discount! Other art, prints, maps & notecards created by these talented authors also available at 10% off! Special activities for kids, like building Fairy Houses! Select offers in the Nature Store!
July 13 – August 15
24th Annual Old York Decorator Show House
Bath, ME 04530
FiberME 2013 is the 2nd annual tour of all things fiber in Maine, August 4 - 9, 2013. Each day the group will travel by bus starting and ending at Halcyon Yarn in Bath, ME. The group will visit artists' studios, farms, mills, a dyehouse, and galleries.
Museums of Old York - Hancock Warehouse Exhibit - Out of the Ocean: The Changing Face of York Fisheries
Opening in August
Hancock Warehouse Exhibit
Out of the Ocean: The Changing Face of York Fisheries
This new exhibit focuses on York’s continued history as a working waterfront community. Researched through interviews with fishermen and family members, the exhibit examines the fishing and lobstering industry in York today and back through the 20th century. Free. At the Hancock Warehouse, 140 Lindsay Road, York, 5 p.m. FMI call 207-363-4974.