It was 10 years ago that the mysterious Lady in the Red Cloak began leading lantern-lit walks, describing the history and mystery of in-town Damariscotta and Newcastle.
The Lincoln County Rifle Club will hold a special open house for women only from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 25 at the club’s facilities at 431 Main St., Damariscotta.
Shortcakes with homemade biscuits, whipped cream, and Round Top vanilla ice cream — that’s how the Bunker Hill Ladies Aid has made its delicious strawberry shortcakes for 48 years.
This week a true story, art, comedy, and music come together at Lincoln Theater for a celebration of summer entertainment.
There will be a benefit supper for Jimmy Collamore of Bremen, who was recently diagnosed with ALS, at the Mobius Inc. community center, 319 Main St., Damariscotta from 5-8 p.m., Saturday, June 25.
“Weiner” is playing through Thursday, June 23, followed by black comedy “The Lobster,” starting Friday, June 24 at The Harbor Theatre.
Well Seasoned, a musical group featuring the duo of Pixie Lauer and Dan Townsend, will perform at Bristol Area Library’s Trivia Night at The Contented Sole in New Harbor from 5-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 29.
The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development and Governor’s Account Executive Jaimie Logan will take part in a small business forum from 8-10 a.m., Tuesday, June 21 at the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission, 297 Bath Road, Wiscasset.
The Somerville Volunteer Fire Department will host a public supper from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, July 16 at the Somerville fire station, 941 Rockland Road, Somerville.
It’s a busy week on-screen, as The Harbor Theatre presents Susan Sarandon in “The Meddler,” Thursday, June 16; “Love & Friendship,” Friday-Sunday, June 17-19; “Weiner,” rated R, at 7 p.m., Monday-Thursday, June 20-23; and a free screening of “How To Die In Oregon,” with audience discussion at 1 p.m., June 22.
Monday, June 20 marks the first day of summer. For the first week of summer, not only do we have terrific movies, we continue our free Talking Art in Maine series and we launch our first of six monthly encores of wonderful plays originally broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. This month, following on his hosting duties at the Tony Awards, James Corden can be seen in his hysterical Tony Award-winning performance of “One Man, Two Guvnors.” In July, Helen Mirren returns in her multi-award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II in “The Audience.” Such fun.
Strawberries are ripening in the fields, soon to be transformed into luscious shortcakes piled high with real whipped cream, jam, and ice cream to be made available at the upcoming Strawberry Festival at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset. The 64th annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 25.
“Alice Through the Looking Glass” concludes its run Thursday night, June 9, followed by Susan Sarandon in “The Meddler” and Oscar-winning director Charles Ferguson’s new film about global warming, “Time to Choose” this week at The Harbor Theatre.
Our summer schedule is in full swing, with shows daily at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. This week, there are two exceptions: Wednesday night, June 15, when Damariscotta’s annual town meeting will take place at the theater, and Thursday night, June 16, when we will host a special free event by the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program. We hope you’ll join us.