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June 2018

Down East Adventures – Katahdin Hiking Adventure

June 22 - June 25

Climb Katahdin*, the tallest peak in Maine, on this 4-day/3-night guided trip in Baxter State Park. Although this hike is strenuous, you’ll be rewarded by exciting trails, spectacular views and the comfort of a bunkhouse at night.This is the perfect trip for the outdoor enthusiast!

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Ai Weiwei – Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold

June 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 12.30.18

Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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The Farnsworth Art Museum is probably best known for its Wyeths (Andrew as well as N.C. and Jamie). But on the off chance you need a break from scenes of coastal Maine, the museum recently rolled out an exhibition of enormous zodiac animal heads by dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

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“Have You Made Your Selection?” Wine List Talk, Tasting & Exhibition

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Drifters Wife, 59 Washington Ave
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Wine lists are a window into the history and culture of wine consumption. Join us as we trek through nearly two hundred years of printed and handwritten wine lists, from restaurants simple to haut, from hand-scrawled tent cards to finely designed and printed wine books.

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STAND Fundraiser for Catholic Charities Maine

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southern Maine Community College, 2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME 04106 United States
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$45

Join Catholic Charities Maine on Saturday, June 23 from 6-9pm to sip, savor and socialize all for a good cause at STAND — a fundraiser in support of seniors, children, refugees and immigrants, addiction treatment and mental health services.

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Bass Harbor Lobster Boat Race Breakfast and Lunch

June 24
Bass Harbor Memorial Library, 89 Bernard Rd
Bernard, ME 04612 United States
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Fuel up before a day of fun at the Bass Harbor Lobster Boat Races with a pancake breakfast and BBQ lunch sponsored by the Bass Harbor Memorial Library at the Bernard Town dock on Sunday, June 24.

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Cabernet & Cabaret: A Celebration of Red

Gala 5-Course Wine Dinner:
A Celebration of Wine, Food & High-Flying Fun with 5 Acclaimed Chefs!

June 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Showcasing astounding feats of "cirque" artistry paired with spectacular food from acclaimed local chefs and the best reds to grace a glass. Don't miss this spell-binding final night event brought to you by exceptional aerial cirque performers and Wine Wise. This gala signature closing event of Portland Wine Week features the high-flying and acrobatic artistry of exceptional aerial cirque performers, the culinary talents of local female chefs (including 2018 James Beard semi-final nominated chefs Ilma Lopez of Chaval & Piccolo…

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Pierre Monteux School & Music Festival: Sunday Symphony Concerts at 5 pm

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Forest Studio Concert Hall, 42 Melody Lane
Hancock, ME 04640 United States
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$22

Six weekly symphonic concerts are held to provide an opportunity for conductors and instrumentalists to perform works from the curriculum in front of a live audience. In addition, five weekly chamber-style concerts, known as “Maine Chamber Music,” are organized by members of the Monteux Festival Orchestra. All concerts are held in our Forest Studio. Adults: $22; Students: $5. Cash and checks only. Tickets available only at the door, which opens at 4:15 pm. In inclement weather customers will be invited…

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Maine State Music Theatre: Beauty and the Beast

June 27 - July 14
Maine State Music Theatre, 22 Elm Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
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This revered fairytale—a timeless family favorite—tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. All of the fanciful characters, such as a talking tightly wound clock (the butler), adorable tea cup (a young boy), and a kindhearted candelabra (maître d’), are trapped in this spellbound form until the beast, can learn to love and have his love returned. But time is running out.

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Yoga on the Lawn at Down East

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 08.29.18

Down East, 680 Commercial St
Rockport, ME 04856 United States
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$10
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Give your body some much needed sun and stretching with yoga on the lawn at the beautiful Down East headquarters in Rockport! When: Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. (June–August) Price: $10/person

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Barter, Barter, Emerson: The Painters from Maine

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thos. Moser, 149 Main St.
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

"Barter, Barter, Emerson: The Painters from Maine”: Thos. Moser announces its summer art
exhibit, on view in the Freeport, Maine showroom.

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