The Miles Memorial Hospital League Art Committee would like to invite any and all artists interested in having an exhibit during the 2019 season to bring samples of their work to the new Herb & Roberta Watson Health Center, located on the LincolnHealth — Miles Campus in Damariscotta, for jurying.
The Nouveaux Honkies will perform at a private residence in Damariscotta from 7-9:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13.
The Telling Room, a nonprofit creative writing center based in Portland, is excited to announce that, in August, Medomak Valley High School senior Elizabeth Flanagan, of Waldoboro, published her debut novel, “The Secrets They Left Behind,” as part of the organization’s Young Emerging Authors fellowship.
The ultimate pair of road-wise troubadours, The Contenders, will arrive in Boothbay Harbor this fall. On Saturday, Sept. 29, Jay Nash and Josh Day will bring their infectious rhythms and sublime two-part harmonies to the historic stage at the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor.
The Kefauver Studio & Gallery in Damariscotta presents the “Monhegan Days” art show. This is the fourth show of the 2018 season at the gallery. The show opens on Friday, Sept. 14 and runs until Oct. 7. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Many of the guest artists will be present to meet visitors and discuss their work.
The Ghost of Paul Revere will be the headlining act on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Boothbay Food & Music Festival. This Maine-based band has a large following and often sells out at performances around Maine and beyond. The Boston Globe raved that the musicians “create the type of music for which festivals are made.”
Metal man: Of the 18 sculptures on the new Boothbay Harbor Region Sculpture Trail, only two are made of metal, and they are both made by Warren metal artist Jay Sawyer. Sawyer’s abstract steel sculpture “Ain’t My First Rodeo” stands tall in front of The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, and “Violent Surrender,” an appropriately twisted and “torn” piece made of rusted metal on a granite base, graces the garden area in front of Bath Savings Institution.
Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta launches its fourth season of Stories to Screen with a free book giveaway on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. at the theater, at 2 Theater St.
Jessica Lee Ives, nee Stammen, grew up in Camden. “Jessica Lee Ives: Immersed in Nature” will be her first solo show with Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor. “Jessica Lee Ives: Immersed in Nature” will run from Thursday, Sept. 6 through Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Lincoln County is currently graced with two art exhibits featuring art produced exclusively by prominent female artists.
The Saltwater Artists Gallery in New Harbor is proud to show off the beautiful wood projects created by Tom Raymond, of Damariscotta. He bought his first lathe when he started woodturning in high school. It has always been part of his life.
The Pemaquid Group of Artists will be an active participant at the Maine Open Lighthouse Day event on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Lighthouse Park. The celebration of the Pemaquid Lighthouse and its historical significance will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission to the park during these hours will be free to the general public.
Women on the walls: Elaine Pew and Jorge Pena, the co-curators of the “Three Women on Board” exhibit at Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset, were kind enough to give me a sneak peek of the show last Friday afternoon, Aug. 24, before it opened officially that evening.
The month of September will feature watercolors by Kerstin Chapman at the Bristol Area Library.