Midcoast Conservancy is delighted to offer a jazz concert at Hidden Valley Nature Center featuring the internationally renowned Jamie Saft Trio plus special guests on Saturday, August 28, from 4‑6 p.m. In addition to Saft on keyboards, the trio includes Stu Mahan on bass, John Mettam on drums, with Vanessa Saft on vocals. Additional guest musicians will also make an appearance.
Community theater auditions are being held by appointment over zoom from Thursday, July 1 to Saturday, July 3. River Company is presenting an outside production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream the first weekend in August.
When summer is in full bloom, galleries and art walks welcome visitors and residents to view the diverse works of artists in Maine. This year, Bremen Library on Route 32 will host a show by Sharon Marchi during the month of July. The works include both oil on canvas and watercolor paintings. A reception on Friday, July 9 from 4-7 p.m. is open to the community.
Wiscasset held its first full-scale art walk in two years the evening of Thursday, June 24.
Two new member artists of the Pemaquid Art Gallery, John Butke, of Boothbay, and Gwendolyn Evans, of Walpole, share a few similarities: extensive and impressive professional careers in teaching and creating art, their own local galleries, and a deep love of the beauties of coastal Maine.
Skidompha Library is excited to welcome Vanessa Levat, from Music Together of Bath/Brunswick, to its virtual kids programming this July. Levat will be teaching a free four-week music class for the community. Classes will take place on Zoom at 10 a.m. every Tuesday in July.
Gwendolyn Evans Gallery invites art lovers to come see Evans’ 300-plus paintings, including oils, watercolors, pastels, and mixed media, at 75 Hunter’s Landing Road in Walpole.
A new feature of the Wiscasset Art Walk in 2021 is Picnics-to-Go, an easy, delicious, and affordable way to stave off hunger while enjoying everything the event has to offer.
The Kefauver Studio & Gallery, Damariscotta, is calling artists to participate in the “Rock ‘n’ Wave” show. The show, the first of the gallery’s 2021 season, will run from July 2 to Aug. 1. The show’s theme is the magic of the Maine coast, so submitted works should be in keeping with this theme.
Lincoln County Television is pleased to announce the LCTV Summer Concert Series, bringing four Thursday evenings of family-friendly fun, friends, and dancing to the Midcoast, live from the Lakehurst Lodge on Egypt Road in Damariscotta.
The Saltwater Artists Gallery welcomes Mark Malinowski to the gallery. Malinowski’s early career was in creative marketing strategy in Los Angeles, Denver, New York City, and Boston.
The Waldo Theatre, at 916 Main St. in Waldoboro, will bring live theater back to its stage for the first time since 2014 with a community production of John Cariani’s romantic comedy “Almost, Maine,” opening Thursday, June 17.
“Picking up a paintbrush and making marks on a surface excites me,” said South Bristol artist Sally Loughridge, whose solo art show at the Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta runs through July.
The Kefauver Studio & Gallery in Damariscotta is now open for the season. The first show of the season, “New Works,” showcases Will Kefauver’s paintings in oil, including over 30 new works. The show runs until Monday, June 21.