As we write this, it is truly the dog days of summer — time to escape the heat and head into the air conditioning for some great music (a benefit concert for Lincoln Academy), and great laughs with a highly acclaimed comedy from New Zealand.
“Jason Bourne” plays through Thursday, Aug. 18, followed by the new comedy “Bad Moms,” this week at The Harbor Theatre.
Volunteers of all ages are invited to join hip-hop community-outreach program Movement of the Minds for a community clean-up day in the towns of Damariscotta and Newcastle from 6-8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 5. Meet at the back parking lot behind Renys in Damariscotta, rain or shine. Gloves and trash bags will be provided.
“The Secret Life of Pets” plays through Thursday Aug. 11, followed on Friday, Aug. 12 by the Matt Damon thriller “Jason Bourne” and a free screening of “The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner” at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17 this week at The Harbor Theatre.
Summer calls for suspense, thrillers, spies, and intrigue – all of which can be found in “Our Kind of Traitor,” the film opening Friday, Aug. 12 and based on the novel by one of the greatest spy novelists of our time, John le Carre. The evening before that we have our annual theater celebration to which the entire community is invited. Please join us.
Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop, at 158 Main St. in Damariscotta, announces the following author events for the remainder of the month of August:
On Friday, Aug. 12, Oxbow Brewing Company’s tasting room in Newcastle will be hosting a free concert featuring The Rocks, a rock band made up of local youth and one guitar-playing dad. In addition to the guitars — bass and electric — band members also sing and play the saxophone, percussion, and keyboard.
One week from tonight, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11, we will hold the theater’s annual meeting. We hope you’ll join us to celebrate the past year at Lincoln Theater and get a look at the year ahead. Come also join us for the grand re-opening of the old entrance to the theater – the much-beloved staircase! We are excited to be able to use the old entrance for special events – and as an opportunity to bring back many great memories.
The last showing of “Star Trek Beyond” will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, followed on Friday, Aug, 5 by “The Secret Life of Pets” this week at The Harbor Theatre.
“Star Trek Beyond” continues this week at The Harbor Theatre, along with the new, locally produced short film, “Watershed Video.”
Along with two delightful films this week, Lincoln Theater has its last special broadcast of July — a star-studded celebration of William Shakespeare featuring some of the world’s greatest actors each giving a separate take on how to say “To be or not to be.” Audience members will find themselves laughing throughout this truly once-in-a-lifetime event, captured live on the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education is pleased to have Dr. Carrie Werner as the guest speaker at its upcoming Lyme support meeting from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, July 26 at the Wiscasset Community Center, 242 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.
Lincoln Academy alumnus and Damariscotta native Bob Page, along with his Jazz Babies bandmates, will be featured during a special performance to benefit Lincoln Academy at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Lincoln Theater, 2 Theater St., Damariscotta. General admission tickets are $25.
“Finding Dory” plays through Thursday evening, July 21, at 7 p.m., followed by the premiere of “Star Trek Beyond” on the same evening at 9 p.m. this week at The Harbor Theatre.