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Arts Calendar

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Continuing
Wendell Gilley Museum: "Abundance of Riches" Exhibit by Andrea Rich
Continues through Oct. 21. Explore the worlds of art and nature through Andrea Rich’s intricately designed, carved, and printed woodcuts. An internationally recognized artist, Rich has traveled worldwide to portray the beauty of birds and animals in their habitats through her work. 207-244-7555

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Acadia Repertory Theatre Presents: The Velveteen Rabbit
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 AM, continues through August 19. A stuffed rabbit sewn from velveteen is given as a Christmas present to a small boy. The boy plays with his other new presents and forgets the velveteen rabbit for a time. One day, the boy comes down with with scarlatina, and the rabbit sits with him as he recovers. Thus many adventures follow! Info: 244-7260

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The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Pinnochio
Thursdays at 11am, Sundays at 1pm, July 6 - September 3 at the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor: An original adaptation of the classic story The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi with puppetry, projections and music. Pinocchio will be a co-production with 3 Sticks, a NYC-based theatre company. Tickets are $7. Info & Tickets: (207) 288-0829

Tuesday, July 25
Coda Presents: Brian Kupiec and Bill Haynes
Tasty and stylish roots, rock & blues from Bill Haynes and Brian Kupiec. Doors open for Happy Hour at 4pm. Music starts at 6:00. For reservations call 207.244.8133.

Tuesday, July 25
Acadia Repertory Theatre Presents: Bus Stop
Tuesday - Sunday at 8:15 through August 13. The play is set in a diner about 25 miles west of Kansas City in early March 1955. A freak snowstorm has halted the progress of the bus, and the eight characters (five on the bus) have a weather-enforced layover in the diner from about 1 to 5 a.m. Quasi-romantic relationships ensue between various characters. Info: 244-7260

Wednesday, July 26
Sips Presents: Ivey Menzietti
7PM: Join us for Wednesday Night Music with Ivey Menzietti! Reservations recommended - call 244-4550.

Thursday, July 27
Village Green Arts Association Presents: Danny and the Bluetones
7PM at Coda: Dan Graziano’s musical career has taken many twists and turns, starts and stops and has provided him a long and exciting journey to his current destination as one of the most accomplished practitioners of the blues and American roots music. Tickets $15 from Eventbrite (click here for more info).

Friday, July 28
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Some Pictures from the Floating World
7PM at the Barn, 130 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Tara Elliott (director) Matt Minnicino (playwright). A play about cults, stories, joy, sadness, truth, lies, and why we believe the things we believe. Rated R For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, July 29
Coastal Fine Arts Alliance of Maine's Annual Gallery on the Green
Continues Sunday, July 30. The Coastal Fine Art Alliance of Maine (CFAAM) was founded in 1999 as a nonprofit charitable organization. Its mission is to provide a venue for artists from or connected to Maine by hosting juried shows in outdoor gallery settings. Join us 9-5 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday for this exhibit of original Maine art. Pemetic Lawn, Southwest Harbor.

Saturday, July 29
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Before Dusk, Before Dawn
2pm at Bass Harbor Camp Ground. Tim Boyce, Ben Chavez, Eliza McCoy, Devon McFadden, Sam Stone and Ruby Wolf. A new folk-tale of love, light, and misadventure in the woods told with original music. Rated PG. For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, July 29
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: William Shakespeare's The Tempest
4pm at Saltair Inn. Barn Arts Collective in collaboration with Acadia Community Theater. A shipwreck. An island. A lot of magic. Rated G. Tickets Available on-site $10 - adults , $5 - children/seniors. Bring a chair or blanket. For information, call 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, July 29
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Some Pictures from the Floating World
7PM at the Barn, 130 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Tara Elliott (director) Matt Minnicino (playwright). A play about cults, stories, joy, sadness, truth, lies, and why we believe the things we believe. Rated R For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, July 29
Claremont Hotel's Concert Series: The Hot Club of Portland
8:15 PM. Gypsy jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt by guitarists Brian Killough & Mike Arciero, bassist John Hunter, saxophonist Eric Klaxton, and trumpeter Zach Lange. For more information, please call 244-5036. Tickets are $15 at the door. Please use parking at the end of Claremont Road.

Sunday, July 30
Village Green Arts Association Presents: The Warp Trio
4PM at the Salty Dog Gallery in SWH: Lying at the intersection of a chamber music ensemble, rock band, and art project, Mikael Darmanie (Piano), Ju Young Lee (Cello), and Josh Henderson (Violin) are pushing the boundaries of music consumption. For more info call: 244-5918

Sunday, July 30
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: William Shakespeare's The Tempest
4pm at Saltair Inn. Barn Arts Collective in collaboration with Acadia Community Theater. A shipwreck. An island. A lot of magic. Rated G. Tickets Available on-site $10 - adults , $5 - children/seniors. Bring a chair or blanket. For information, call 207-412-9435​.

Tuesday, August 1
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Cecily's Summer
7PM at Hammond Hall 427 Main Street, Winter Harbor, ME. A musical with puppets based on the popular children's books from local author Nan Lincoln about her summer raising a harbor seal pup on land. Part of the Schoodic Arts for All Festival. Rated G. For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Wednesday, August 2
Sips Presents: Jim McDermott & Bill Doty
7PM: Join us for Wednesday Night Music with Jim McDermott and Bill Doty! Reservations recommended - call 244-4550.

Thursday, August 3
Village Green Arts Association Presents: Celtic Connection
7PM at the Legion Hall in SWH: Celtic Connection is a five piece Irish band from Philadelphia that plays popular Irish songs from past and present. The band is energetic group with a full sound and has been entertaining crowds for years. 244-7229

Friday, August 4
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: The Traveling Musicians
6pm at the Neighborhood House, NEH. Barn Arts Collective and 3 Sticks. The world' greatest animal glam rock band is back for a reunion tour. Rated G. For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Friday, August 4
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Buffalo Bailey's Ranch for Gay Horses, Troubled Teen Girls and Other: a 90 Minute Time Share Presentation
10PM at the Legion Hall in SWH. Bailey Williams, Derek Smith, Alex Rodabaugh. It's the golden age of subprime mortgages and in the dark heart of the American wild, wild midwest, a Ranch for gay horses and troubled teen girls struggles. Rated PG-13. For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, August 5
Island Arts Association's 2nd Annual Fair at Knowlton Park
Join us for our off-island fair! There will be lots of great arts and crafts to shop for, as well as other activities! Click here for more information. Location: Knowlton Park, State St., Ellsworth.

Saturday, August 5
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: No One Home
2-6PM at the Barn, 130 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Ali Asgar. A pop-up interactive performance space, where artist meets their audience and audience meet themselves. Performed in 15 minute sessions for one audience member at a time. Rated PG. For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, August 5
Claremont Hotel's Concert Series: The Bayside Trio
8:15 PM. A classical performance by flutist Nicole Rabata, pianist Anastasia Antonacos and cellist Benjamin Noyes. For more information, please call 244-5036. Tickets are $15 at the door. Please use parking at the end of Claremont Road.

Saturday, August 5
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Buffalo Bailey's Ranch for Gay Horses, Troubled Teen Girls and Other: a 90 Minute Time Share Presentation
7PM at the Legion Hall in SWH. Bailey Williams, Derek Smith, Alex Rodabaugh. It's the golden age of subprime mortgages and in the dark heart of the American wild, wild midwest, a Ranch for gay horses and troubled teen girls struggles. Rated PG-13. For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, August 5
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Buffalo Bailey's Ranch for Gay Horses, Troubled Teen Girls and Other: a 90 Minute Time Share Presentation
10PM at the Legion Hall in SWH. Bailey Williams, Derek Smith, Alex Rodabaugh. It's the golden age of subprime mortgages and in the dark heart of the American wild, wild midwest, a Ranch for gay horses and troubled teen girls struggles. Rated PG-13. For reservations, call 207-412-9435​.

Wednesday, August 9
Sips Presents: Jennifer Torrance
7PM: Jen has been involved as a student of the Acadia Trad School since 2013, and credits it with her complete addiction to all things fiddle. Join her at Sips for Wednesday Night Music! For reservations, call (207) 244-4550.

Thursday, August 10
Village Green Arts Association Presents: Katahdin Valley Boys
7PM at the Legion Hall in SWH: One of Maine's most popular and respected Bluegrass bands, The Katahdin Valley Boys have been thrilling audiences around Maine and northern New England since their blending of talents in 1998. For more information call 244-7229.

Friday, August 11
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: The Disappearing Man
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics and Book by Jahn Sood. Directed by West Hyler. Music directed and vocal arranged by Brian Cavanagh Strong. A new folk opera that takes place backstage at a small-time circus in 1936. A magician and his lovely assistant fight to break free of the roles they've always played and start anew. Rated PG-13. 207-412-9435​.

Friday, August 11
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Nutria
9pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. New Sounds from New Orleans: an instrumental trio that performs original compositions with an emphasis on collective improvisation. ​Boathouse Seating is limited. Feel free to bring a seat. Click here for more information.

Saturday, August 12
Coastal Fine Arts Alliance of Maine's Annual Gallery on the Green
Continues Sunday, August 13. The Coastal Fine Art Alliance of Maine (CFAAM) was founded in 1999 as a nonprofit charitable organization. Its mission is to provide a venue for artists from or connected to Maine by hosting juried shows in outdoor gallery settings. Join us 9-5 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday for this exhibit of original Maine art. Pemetic Lawn, Southwest Harbor.

Saturday, August 12
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: The Disappearing Man
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics and Book by Jahn Sood. Directed by West Hyler. Music directed and vocal arranged by Brian Cavanagh Strong. A new folk opera that takes place backstage at a small-time circus in 1936. A magician and his lovely assistant fight to break free of the roles they've always played and start anew. Rated PG-13. 207-412-9435​.

Sunday, August 13
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: The Disappearing Man
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics and Book by Jahn Sood. Directed by West Hyler. Music directed and vocal arranged by Brian Cavanagh Strong. A new folk opera that takes place backstage at a small-time circus in 1936. A magician and his lovely assistant fight to break free of the roles they've always played and start anew. Rated PG-13. 207-412-9435​.

Sunday, August 13
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Nutria
4pm at the Barn, 130 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. New Sounds from New Orleans: an instrumental trio that performs original compositions with an emphasis on collective improvisation. Joined on Sunday by Danny Fisher-Lochhead and Friends. ​Boathouse Seating is limited. Feel free to bring a seat. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, August 15
Acadia Repertory Theatre Presents: Agatha Christie's Black Coffee
Tuesday - Sunday at 8:15 through September 3. Hercule Poirot and his friend Arthur Hastings are summoned to visit a famous physicist, Sir Claud Amory, but they discover on their arrival that he has been murdered. The plot revolves around a stolen formula, with Poirot deducing which of Sir Claud's house guests/family members is the killer. Info: 244-7260

Wednesday, August 16
Sips Presents: Stephen Bowman
7PM: Join us for Wednesday Night Music with Stephen Bowman! Reservations recommended - call 244-4550.

Thursday, August 17
Village Green Arts Association Presents: David Mallet
7PM at the Legion Hall in SWH: Singer-songwriter, David Mallett is one of America's true original troubadours. In a career spanning four decades, he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, including the American folk classic Garden Song "Inch by Inch, Row by Row" and performed in clubs, concert halls and festivals across the US, Canada and Europe. Moe info: 244-7229

Friday, August 18
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: The Disappearing Man
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics and Book by Jahn Sood. Directed by West Hyler. Music directed and vocal arranged by Brian Cavanagh Strong. A new folk opera that takes place backstage at a small-time circus in 1936. A magician and his lovely assistant fight to break free of the roles they've always played and start anew. Rated PG-13. 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, August 19
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: The Disappearing Man
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics and Book by Jahn Sood. Directed by West Hyler. Music directed and vocal arranged by Brian Cavanagh Strong. A new folk opera that takes place backstage at a small-time circus in 1936. A magician and his lovely assistant fight to break free of the roles they've always played and start anew. Rated PG-13. 207-412-9435​.

Saturday, August 19
Claremont Hotel's Concert Series: The Tom Snow Trio
8:15 PM. Traditional & contemporary jazz by pianist Thomas Snow, saxophonist Ralph Norris, and bassist Tim Webb. For more information, please call 244-5036. Tickets are $15 at the door. Please use parking at the end of Claremont Road.

Sunday, August 20
Island Arts Association Present: 13th Annual Fair at Southwest Harbor
10AM to 5PM on the Pemetic Lawn in Southwest Harbor. The Island Arts Association was formed in 1975 by a group of Mount Desert Island artisans, with the idea of promoting individual local craftspeople by hosting group shows. Come find unique treasures and meet the local artists! Email us at: islandartsassociation@gmail.com with any questions.

Sunday, August 20
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: The Disappearing Man
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics and Book by Jahn Sood. Directed by West Hyler. Music directed and vocal arranged by Brian Cavanagh Strong. A new folk opera that takes place backstage at a small-time circus in 1936. A magician and his lovely assistant fight to break free of the roles they've always played and start anew. Rated PG-13. 207-412-9435​.

Wednesday, August 23
Sips Presents: Gus LaCasse
7PM: Join us for Wednesday Night Music with Gus LaCasse! Reservations recommended - call 244-4550.

Thursday, August 24
Village Green Arts Association Presents: Chris Roth & The North
7PM at the Legion Hall in SWH: "The world Ross describes in his songs is one that's probably very familiar to the devoted fanbase he's developed over the years; hard-drinking, hard-working, honest, wry, and, hidden behind a tough exterior, a well of intelligence and emotional depth." -Bangor Daily News. More info: 244-7229

Friday, August 25
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Cabaret
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics, and Book by Kander and Ebb. Directed by Lindsey Hope Pearlman. Produced and Performed by the Barn Arts Collective. A new political movement is on the rise and the dancing never stops at the Kit Kat Club. Rated PG-13. Click here for more information.

Saturday, August 26
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: untitled play for kids
2pm at the Barn, 130 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. angry BLVD (Mallery Avidon, Clare Barron, Jeff Aaron Bryant, William Burke, Asta Bennie Hostetter, Julia Sirna-Frest, Caitlin Sullivan & Merlin Whitehawk). A new play with songs, for young audiences, about peace and utopia against the backdrop of the refugee crises. Click here for more information.

Saturday, August 26
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Cabaret
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics, and Book by Kander and Ebb. Directed by Lindsey Hope Pearlman. Produced and Performed by the Barn Arts Collective. A new political movement is on the rise and the dancing never stops at the Kit Kat Club. Rated PG-13. Click here for more information.

Sunday, August 27
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Cabaret
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics, and Book by Kander and Ebb. Directed by Lindsey Hope Pearlman. Produced and Performed by the Barn Arts Collective. A new political movement is on the rise and the dancing never stops at the Kit Kat Club. Rated PG-13. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, August 30
Sips Presents: Bud Williams
7PM: Join us for Wednesday Night Music with Bud Williams! Reservations recommended - call 244-4550.

Thursday, August 31
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Tall Heights
6pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. ​With GoldenOak. Part of the Boathouse Concert Series. Presented by the Barn Arts Collective and the Howling Woods. Doors at 6pm. For tickets, click here.

Friday, September 1
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Cabaret
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics, and Book by Kander and Ebb. Directed by Lindsey Hope Pearlman. Produced and Performed by the Barn Arts Collective. A new political movement is on the rise and the dancing never stops at the Kit Kat Club. Rated PG-13. Click here for more information.

Saturday, September 2
Island Arts Association's Labor Day Weekend Fair in the Park
Saturday Sept 2nd 10am – 6pm, Sunday Sept 3rd 10am – 5pm, on the Village Green, corner of Main and Mount Desert Streets, Bar Harbor. The Island Arts Association was formed in 1975 by a group of Mount Desert Island artisans, with the idea of promoting individual local craftspeople by hosting group shows. Come find unique treasures and meet the local artists! Email: islandartsassociation@gmail.com

Saturday, September 2
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Cabaret
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics, and Book by Kander and Ebb. Directed by Lindsey Hope Pearlman. Produced and Performed by the Barn Arts Collective. A new political movement is on the rise and the dancing never stops at the Kit Kat Club. Rated PG-13. Click here for more information.

Sunday, September 3
The Barn Arts Collective Presents: Cabaret
7pm at the Boathouse, 300 Tremont Road, Tremont, ME. Music, Lyrics, and Book by Kander and Ebb. Directed by Lindsey Hope Pearlman. Produced and Performed by the Barn Arts Collective. A new political movement is on the rise and the dancing never stops at the Kit Kat Club. Rated PG-13. Click here for more information.

Saturday, October 7
Island Arts Association's Oktoberfest Downtown
10Am to 3PM on the Pemetic School Lawn, downtown SWH. Wonderful locally made arts and crafts to help you celebrate the harvest season! Click here for more information.

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