Follow her anywhere: Whitefield’s Sheepscot General on any given Friday evening is a busy, fun place, in large part due to the fact that Fridays from 5-8 p.m. are Pizza Night, the one night each week when one can partake in the sourdough-crusted gloriousness topped with fresh (and often delightfully interesting) ingredients that is Sheepscot General’s regionally famous pizza.
For one night only, “A Night with Janis Joplin” hits the screen at Damariscotta’s Lincoln Theater on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. Captured live last October from the touring production at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles, the BroadwayHD, multicamera production stars Tony Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies as the legendary ’60s rock and blues singer who exploded onto the music scene in 1967, charting five singles before her untimely death at the age of 27.
Miles Memorial Hospital League holiday cards, featuring the artwork of five Midcoast artists, are now available for sale at $8 per package plus tax.
The Medomak Valley Players will open “Bye Bye Birdie” on Friday night, Nov. 8 in the Ronald E. Dolloff auditorium of the school, located on Manktown Road.
“The less there is to look at, the more important it is that we look at it closely and carefully. This is critical to abstract art. Small differences make all the difference.” – Kirk Varnedoe, “Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art Since Pollock”
Brian Dunne and Kate Rhudy, uber-talented young singer-songwriters, are playing the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, at 86 Townsend Ave. in Boothbay Harbor, this Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
An eBay auction of a signed copy of Stephen King’s new book with an inscription from the author will benefit scholarships for journalism students in Maine.
Masterful work: Open since July, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts’ new building in Edgecomb, the Joan Pearson Watkins House, houses an art gallery. Currently, the gallery is hosting an exhibit titled “Masters and Apprentices,” featuring the work of master basket, wood, blockprint, assemblage, and jewelry artists and their apprentices.
The Lincoln Theater in downtown Damariscotta is bringing some of the public’s favorite children’s books to the big screen as it launches the next Stories to Screen series.
Skidompha Library in Damariscotta welcomes mystery writers Marni Graff and Bruce Robert Coffin to Porter Meeting Hall on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. Please allow time for parking and note that seating is first-come, first-served.
Wanting to see less plastic: I like hanging out with Damariscotta artist Marnie Sinclair. Every so often, the enthusiastic Sinclair just pops up on my arts radar and we chit-chat about her latest project – always, it seems, focused on the environment.
The Art In Me exhibit at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation, at 1 Townsend Ave. in Boothbay Harbor, will have a reception Saturday, Oct. 19 from 5-7 p.m.
St. Giles’ Episcopal Church in Jefferson will host a kids version of the popular Paint Nite Maine program, but it will take place not at night but rather from noon-2 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 19.
Appreciating subtlety: Mathias Fine Art, in the Boothbay village of Trevett, had been on my radar for some time before my recent visit there, due to the intriguing nature of its shows and its intriguing location as a village I had not yet visited in the Boothbay region.
Newcastle Realty in Damariscotta has teamed up with Maine Aerial Photography Services to compose a time-lapse video showcasing artist Susan Bartlett Rice creating this year’s magical pumpkin transformation on Friday, Oct. 11.