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Sun. 20 Jul, 2014 - Sat. 26 Jul, 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Bar Harbor Music Festival (-)

The Ardelia Trio will present the Second Cruise Ship Welcome Concert, “A Musical Journey Around the World” on Sunday, July 20, 11:00 a.m. at the Criterion Theatre again for passengers from the Maasdam and Independence Cruises.

Regular tickets are $25 and student tickets are $15. Pops, Jazz, and Gala are $40. Opera tickets are $30, $40, $50, and $80. All tickets entitle the purchaser to a reserved seat. The pre-concert dinner price, $40, includes tax and gratuity. A Season Subscription for $250.00 saves over 25% off the single reserved ticket price and gets you the best seats in the house.

For tickets and information contact: Bar Harbor Music Festival/741 West End Avenue / Suite 4-B / New York 10025-6222 / Telephone: (212) 222-1026. Email: [email protected]; web site: www.barharbormusicfestival.org. After June 17: Bar Harbor Music Festival / The Rodick Building / 59 Cottage Street / Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-1800 / Telephone: (207) 288-5744.

Tickets are also available in Bar Harbor at Testa’s Restaurant, The Bar

Harbor Inn Gift Shop, Sherman’s Books & Stationery, and online at www.barharbormusicfestival.org.

Shakespeare Under The Stars: Julius Caesar (Sun. 20 Jul, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Julius Caesar   Directed by Ben Layman     Ten Bucks Theatre Co. is proud to announce this year’s selection for our annual Shakespeare Under the Stars event: Julius Caesar.     This exciting drama puts us in the heart of dangerous and beautiful ancient Rome. With promises of blood and fire, betrayal and murder and a thread of ancient and dark magic, Julius Caesar is a fascinating tale of epic proportions. Featuring visuals and performance by The Haus of Paradigm and audience participation, this year’s Shakespeare Under the Stars will provide an exciting evening of great entertainment!!     Julius Caesar runs Thursdays through Saturdays July 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26 at 6PM and Sundays July 20 and 27 at 4PM in beautiful Indian Trail Park in Brewer.     The show will have encore performances at historic Fort Knox in Bucksport Thursday through Sunday July 31, August 1, 2 and 3. All shows in the Ft. are at 6PM.     All tickets are $10.00 and can be paid for on site when the box office opens 1 hour prior to show times. We accept cash or checks only. Call 884-1030 for information. http://www.tenbuckstheatre.org/     For tickets to the Ft. Knox shows call 207 469-6553 or email [email protected] FMI: http://fortknox.maineguide.com/     Bring blankets, folding chairs and a picnic and enjoy Shakespeare Under the Stars!     Cast:     Brutus: Adam Cousins   Mark Antony: Julie Arnold Lisnet   Caesar/Octavius: Nathan Roach   Calphurnia: Moira Beale   Portia: Willow Yerxa   Cassius: Katie Toole   Casca: Jordan Lorenz   Cinna: Heather Dunbar   Cimber: Melissa Burkart   Decius: Gregory McElvaine   Ligarius/Cato: Padaric Harrison   Soothsayer: John Danico and the Haus of Paradigm   Lucius: Natalie Lisnet   Artemidorus /Lepidus: Leslie Michaud     Senators, Citizens of Rome, Soldiers and Others: Roland Dube, Randy Hunt, Tracy Kimball Greene, Leslie Michaud, Greg Littlefield, Andrea Littlefield, Natalie Lisnet, Kate Adam, Sydney McDonald, Alex Kearns, Katrina Dresser, Rachel Benway and Megan Brewer

Bar Harbor Music Festival (-)

The Wolverine Jazz Band has a 10th Anniversary at the Bar Harbor Music Festival Celebration Concert at Jazz Night on Sunday, July 20, 8:00 p.m. at the Jackson Laboratory Commons. Considered to be one of Boston’s finest Dixieland, traditional jazz, and swing bands, the group will entertain the anticipated sold-out house with music by Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, W.C. Handy, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, and Bing Crosby. Jimmy Mazzy, banjo and vocals, now a legend in his own lifetime, will be the special guest artist. A cash bar will be available for the Jazz Night audience in the Jackson Laboratory Commons.

Regular tickets are $25 and student tickets are $15. Pops, Jazz, and Gala are $40. Opera tickets are $30, $40, $50, and $80. All tickets entitle the purchaser to a reserved seat. The pre-concert dinner price, $40, includes tax and gratuity. A Season Subscription for $250.00 saves over 25% off the single reserved ticket price and gets you the best seats in the house.

            For tickets and information contact: Bar Harbor Music Festival/741 West End Avenue / Suite 4-B / New York 10025-6222 / Telephone: (212) 222-1026. Email: [email protected]; web site: www.barharbormusicfestival.org. After June 17: Bar Harbor Music Festival / The Rodick Building / 59 Cottage Street / Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-1800 / Telephone: (207) 288-5744.

Tickets are also available in Bar Harbor at Testa’s Restaurant, The Bar

Harbor Inn Gift Shop, Sherman’s Books & Stationery, and online at www.barharbormusicfestival.org.

Monday, July 21, 2014

There are no events on this day.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

First Statewide Virtual Public School Hosts Online Information Session (Tue. 22 Jul, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Maine Connections Academy (MCA), the state’s first full-time, tuition-free virtual public charter school for students in grades 7–12 across Maine, will host a real-time online information session for Maine families interested in learning more about how virtual schools works and if is the right fit for their students. Maine Connections Academy will open this September and is now enrolling students for the 2014-15 school year.   MCA Online Information Session Tuesday, July 22, 6:30 – 7:30pm EDT   To register for an online session and for a complete list of events, please visit the school’s website.   http://www.connectionsacademy.com/maine-virtual-school/events.aspx  

Bangor Band Waterfront Concert (Tue. 22 Jul, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Bangor Band will perform a Summer Concert on Tuesday, July 22nd, at 7:00 p.m., on the Bangor Waterfront. The concert is cosponsored by Realty of Maine. Weather permitting, the band will perform in our newly-named "Bangor Clam-phitheater" concert shell! Admission is free; bring your own chairs. The Bangor Band is conducted by Curvin "Chip" Farnham. FMI: 207-944-4193 or [email protected]

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Bar Harbor Music Festival (-)

The Bar Harbor Festival String Orchestra conducted by Francis Fortier will perform 3 concerts in the final week of the 2014 Festival. Music by Mozart, J.S. Bach, Barber, Dvorak, Vivaldi, Marcello, and Benjamin Britten is programmed. Guest Soloist will be Oboist, Gerard Reuter.

On Wednesday, July 23, 8:00 p.m. (rain date Thursday, July 24, 8:00 p.m.), the String Orchestra will perform its 42nd Annual Admission-free (voluntary contribution) Acadia National Park Outdoor Concert at Blackwoods Campground Amphitheatre in Otter Creek. PUBLIC PARKING IS NOT AVAILABLE AT BLACKWOODS. Shuttle buses depart from the Jackson Laboratory parking lot on Route 3 for the Amphitheatre every 10 minutes beginning at 6:45 p.m., returning during and after the concert.

Regular tickets are $25 and student tickets are $15. Pops, Jazz, and Gala are $40. Opera tickets are $30, $40, $50, and $80. All tickets entitle the purchaser to a reserved seat. The pre-concert dinner price, $40, includes tax and gratuity. A Season Subscription for $250.00 saves over 25% off the single reserved ticket price and gets you the best seats in the house.

            For tickets and information contact: Bar Harbor Music Festival/741 West End Avenue / Suite 4-B / New York 10025-6222 / Telephone: (212) 222-1026. Email: [email protected]; web site: www.barharbormusicfestival.org. After June 17: Bar Harbor Music Festival / The Rodick Building / 59 Cottage Street / Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-1800 / Telephone: (207) 288-5744.

Tickets are also available in Bar Harbor at Testa’s Restaurant, The Bar

Harbor Inn Gift Shop, Sherman’s Books & Stationery, and online at www.barharbormusicfestival.org.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

2014 Castine Plein Air Festival (All day)

The 2nd Annual Castine Plein Air Festival will be held on July 24th – 26th in Castine.  This year’s festival has been expanded to 3 days based on the phenomenal success of the 2013 inaugural event.  Over 40 juried artists will set up and paint around Castine beginning at 7:30 AM on Thursday, July 24th and continuing through Saturday, July 26th.  The festival will commence with a public reception, awards ceremony and art sale at the Harborview Room, MMA, Pleasant St. from 6 to 8 PM on Saturday, July 26th.  www.castinearts.com

First Statewide Virtual Public School Hosts Online Information Session (Thu. 24 Jul, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Maine Connections Academy (MCA), the state’s first full-time, tuition-free virtual public charter school for students in grades 7–12 across Maine, will host a real-time online information session for Maine families interested in learning more about how virtual schools works and if is the right fit for their students. Maine Connections Academy will open this September and is now enrolling students for the 2014-15 school year.   MCA Online Information Session Thursday, July 24, 12:00 – 1:00pm EDT   To register for an online session and for a complete list of events, please visit the school’s website.   http://www.connectionsacademy.com/maine-virtual-school/events.aspx  

Castine Arts Association (All day)

The Castine Arts Association is delighted to sponsor its second annual plein air festival. “Plein Air” is a French term meaning painting in the open air using daylight to depict the landscape as it appears at the moment.
Based on the phenomenal success of last year’s inaugural festival, the 2014 festival has been expanded to a three-day event to be held on July 24, 25 and 26 in Castine (Maine). Forty juried artists will be accepted to participate in this year’s art festival. Activities will commence with artist registration on the morning of Thursday, July 24th beginning at 7:30am at the Castine Town Common on Court Street. Over the course of the three-day festival, the artists will paint at various locations of their choosing within the Town of Castine. The public will have the opportunity to observe and visit these artists as they create their stunning landscapes. Castine has been a popular destination for many of America's most famous artists for over 150 years.
The event will conclude on the evening of July 26th with judging and an exhibition and sale of the original art created over the three-day festival. The public is cordially invited to attend the sale and reception, hosted by the Castine Arts Association, beginning at 6PM on Saturday, July 26th at the Maine Maritime Academy’s Harborview Room. All art created during the festival will be on display and available for purchase. Admission for the three-day event, including the sale and reception, is free to the public.


The Castine Arts Association is a non-profit, community-based volunteer group organized for the purpose of promoting awareness and appreciation of visual, literary and performing arts through sponsorship of public programs and events. For more information on this event, please visit www.castinearts.org.

First Statewide Virtual Public School Hosts Online Parent Panel (Thu. 24 Jul, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Maine Connections Academy (MCA), the state’s first full-time, tuition-free virtual public charter school for students in grades 7–12 across Maine, will host a real-time online parent panel for Maine families interested in learning more about how virtual schools works and if is the right fit for their students. Maine Connections Academy will open this September and is now enrolling students for the 2014-15 school year.   MCA Online Parent Panel Thursday, July 24, 4:00 – 5:00pm EDT   To register for an online session and for a complete list of events, please visit the school’s website.   http://www.connectionsacademy.com/maine-virtual-school/events.aspx  

Fire & Brimstone Walking Tour (Thu. 24 Jul, 2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

From Temperance to Prohibition and everything in between, this is not just a simple church tour! Follow Dawnland Tours on the path of sacred spaces along the streets of Bangor.  Listen to tales of purity, hope, and piety alongside stories of great works, scandal, and ruin.  See historic stained glass and walk in the devout footsteps of years past.  NOTE-This tour path is 2.5miles long.  Please bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Rite Aid Parking Lot (226 Union Street)Tour starts at 7 p.m.$10 per person Thursday, June 19Thursday, July 24Thursday, August 21Thursday, September 18

Friday, July 25, 2014

Castine Arts Association (All day)

The Castine Arts Association is delighted to sponsor its second annual plein air festival. “Plein Air” is a French term meaning painting in the open air using daylight to depict the landscape as it appears at the moment.
Based on the phenomenal success of last year’s inaugural festival, the 2014 festival has been expanded to a three-day event to be held on July 24, 25 and 26 in Castine (Maine). Forty juried artists will be accepted to participate in this year’s art festival. Activities will commence with artist registration on the morning of Thursday, July 24th beginning at 7:30am at the Castine Town Common on Court Street. Over the course of the three-day festival, the artists will paint at various locations of their choosing within the Town of Castine. The public will have the opportunity to observe and visit these artists as they create their stunning landscapes. Castine has been a popular destination for many of America's most famous artists for over 150 years.
The event will conclude on the evening of July 26th with judging and an exhibition and sale of the original art created over the three-day festival. The public is cordially invited to attend the sale and reception, hosted by the Castine Arts Association, beginning at 6PM on Saturday, July 26th at the Maine Maritime Academy’s Harborview Room. All art created during the festival will be on display and available for purchase. Admission for the three-day event, including the sale and reception, is free to the public.


The Castine Arts Association is a non-profit, community-based volunteer group organized for the purpose of promoting awareness and appreciation of visual, literary and performing arts through sponsorship of public programs and events. For more information on this event, please visit www.castinearts.org.

Bar Harbor Music Festival (-)

The String Orchestra can next be heard at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church on Friday, July 25 at 8:00 p.m. in the Tenth Annual Bob Noonan Memorial Concert, followed by the Annual Festival Gala on Sunday, July 27, 8:00 p.m. at the Bar Harbor Club. An optional pre-concert buffet dinner will be offered at the Club beginning at 6:00 p.m. There will be dancing to the waltzes of Johann Strauss immediately following the concert. The String Orchestra will be performing 2 entirely different programs on July 25 and July 27.

Regular tickets are $25 and student tickets are $15. Pops, Jazz, and Gala are $40. Opera tickets are $30, $40, $50, and $80. All tickets entitle the purchaser to a reserved seat. The pre-concert dinner price, $40, includes tax and gratuity. A Season Subscription for $250.00 saves over 25% off the single reserved ticket price and gets you the best seats in the house.

            For tickets and information contact: Bar Harbor Music Festival/741 West End Avenue / Suite 4-B / New York 10025-6222 / Telephone: (212) 222-1026. Email: [email protected]; web site: www.barharbormusicfestival.org. After June 17: Bar Harbor Music Festival / The Rodick Building / 59 Cottage Street / Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-1800 / Telephone: (207) 288-5744.

Tickets are also available in Bar Harbor at Testa’s Restaurant, The Bar

Harbor Inn Gift Shop, Sherman’s Books & Stationery, and online at www.barharbormusicfestival.org.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Castine Arts Association (All day)

The Castine Arts Association is delighted to sponsor its second annual plein air festival. “Plein Air” is a French term meaning painting in the open air using daylight to depict the landscape as it appears at the moment.
Based on the phenomenal success of last year’s inaugural festival, the 2014 festival has been expanded to a three-day event to be held on July 24, 25 and 26 in Castine (Maine). Forty juried artists will be accepted to participate in this year’s art festival. Activities will commence with artist registration on the morning of Thursday, July 24th beginning at 7:30am at the Castine Town Common on Court Street. Over the course of the three-day festival, the artists will paint at various locations of their choosing within the Town of Castine. The public will have the opportunity to observe and visit these artists as they create their stunning landscapes. Castine has been a popular destination for many of America's most famous artists for over 150 years.
The event will conclude on the evening of July 26th with judging and an exhibition and sale of the original art created over the three-day festival. The public is cordially invited to attend the sale and reception, hosted by the Castine Arts Association, beginning at 6PM on Saturday, July 26th at the Maine Maritime Academy’s Harborview Room. All art created during the festival will be on display and available for purchase. Admission for the three-day event, including the sale and reception, is free to the public.


The Castine Arts Association is a non-profit, community-based volunteer group organized for the purpose of promoting awareness and appreciation of visual, literary and performing arts through sponsorship of public programs and events. For more information on this event, please visit www.castinearts.org.

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