Waldo Theatre renovation work continues this spring, thanks to the talents and generosity of local friends. Technology upgrades will happen over the summer with the support of individual donors and a grant recently awarded to the theatre by the Maine Community Foundation, Lincoln County Fund.
The Kefauver Studio & Gallery in Damariscotta will open for the 2020 season on Monday, June 1. The gallery will exhibit work by Will Kefauver only at this initial opening.
The Rev. Frederick Lipp grew up listening to his father tell him stories. One of those stories inspired his new children’s book, “Lady of the Lobster,” illustrated by Sam Van Dam.
Author Sarah Walker Caron reveals the stories and recipes behind Maine’s most iconic community eateries in a new book, “Classic Diners of Maine.” Across Maine, iconic diners come in different shapes and sizes.
The DaPonte String Quartet has canceled all spring 2020 concerts, the DSW Institute in June, and the gala concert scheduled for June at Bowdoin’s Studzinski Hall.
The Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta invites Maine artists to submit a design for this year’s official festival T-shirt. The deadline to submit a design entry is Monday, June 22. A $500 prize will be awarded to the artist whose design is selected.
The Lincoln County Yard Sale, a collaboration between Lincoln County Publishing Co. and the CLC YMCA originally scheduled for Saturday, April 25, has been canceled due to the coronavirus.
A selection of springtime paintings, titled “Early Spring,” by Susan Bartlett Rice will be on display in the Carey Gallery at Skidompha Library, located at 184 Main St., Damariscotta, throughout the month of March and April.
Art skills, life skills: There is a lovely turquoise block print of a headshot of what appears to be a heron standing along the shore of a body of water in the current art show on the walls of the cafe at Rising Tide Co-op in Damariscotta. It is an attention-getter – and it was created by a student in a fifth and sixth grade class at Chewonki Elementary and Middle School in Wiscasset as part of a printmaking unit focused on coastal Maine’s salt-marsh ecology.
As of the morning of Friday, March 13, The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor has decided that to adhere to Gov. Janet Mills’ request to avoid gatherings of 250 or more and in a general concern for the opera house community, shows coming up over the next month must be cancelled.
The Waldo Theatre in Waldoboro first and foremost cares about the community. In the interest of keeping people as safe as possible during the COVID-19 crisis, the theater is following Gov. Janet Mills’ recommendation to cancel gatherings of 250 or more people and calling off the Friday, March 13 screening of “Carousel.”
At present, the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, located at 86 Townsend Ave. in Boothbay Harbor, still plans to present all of the performances listed in the following calendar. Because of the coronavirus news and the fact that the response to it changes daily, some or all of the performances scheduled for the next month might end up being postponed or canceled, but as of Thursday, March 12, they are still on.
The “Sweet Laments” concert scheduled for Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Newcastle, featuring music by the Italian Baroque composer Claudio Monteverdi, has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns. It is the hope that it will be rescheduled at a later date. For more information, call 380-5360.
As many members of this community know, Hearts Ever Young was founded by Carol Teel, Carol Cirigliano, and Carol Schell. It has been a very successful endeavor and has fulfilled its mission for over 10 years. Hearts Ever Young provides an opportunity for older people to entertain the public by singing, dancing, and speaking on stage at Lincoln Theater.
Forest City and Friends is proud to announce the March 23 release of its debut self-titled album, as well as a CD release show on May 30 at Portland House of Music.