Entertainment

  • Winter contra dance set

    Winter contra dance set

    BAR HARBOR — A winter contra dance will take place at the Gates Community Center at College of the Atlantic on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Pepin Mittlehauser and Audrey Budington are playing. Christy Fowler is the Caller. Contact Ingrid Hill at ihill@coa.edu.

  • Music returns to the Jesup for winter

    Music returns to the Jesup for winter

    BAR HARBOR — The Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series is in full swing, with four more concerts left in the series from January into April. From Celtic music to classical guitar to Star Trek-themed musical numbers, there are a lot of different genres to hear this year. On Sunday, Jan. 15, at 2

  • Village Arts to rock New Year’s Eve

    Village Arts to rock New Year’s Eve

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Village Green Arts Association is producing an inaugural New Year’s Eve event at The Legion Hall, 1 Village Green Way, that will have the Quiet Side rocking with music, dancing and more to ring in 2017. The event will feature performances from the Barn Arts Collective and the Blake Rosso Band,

  • Krazy good New Year’s Eve

    Krazy good New Year’s Eve

    BAR HARBOR — Maine comedian Krazy Jake Hodgdon will be the headliner at the “Krazy Good Fun” New Years Eve party set for the events center at the Atlantic Oceanside on Eden Street in Bar Harbor on Saturday, Dec. 31. The event runs from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and will feature food, music, dancing,

  • Literary-themed meals to resume

    Literary-themed meals to resume

    BAR HARBOR — A “Babette’s Feast”-themed dinner will be prepared at Nostrano by Chef Frank Pendola on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 5:30 p.m. to support the Jesup Memorial Library. What began years ago for Pendola as an effort to surround himself with the tastes and smells of his old New York Italian neighborhood evolved in

  • Holiday social introduces new library director

    Holiday social introduces new library director

    TREMONT — A holiday celebration and social at the Bass Harbor Memorial Library on Thursday, Dec. 22, from 3-6 p.m. will give patrons a chance to meet the library’s new director, Lisa Murray. Cocoa, homemade treats and games will make this an enjoyable time for families. Call the library at 244-3798.

  • Holiday sing-along planned at Jesup

    Holiday sing-along planned at Jesup

    BAR HARBOR — The CG Band will play for a holiday sing-along concert at the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. The CG Band will play holiday favorites and will have music so people can follow along. The CG Band includes everything from ukuleles, guitars, banjos, drums, harmonicas and accordion to

  • Bowman opens coffeehouse season

    Bowman opens coffeehouse season

    MOUNT DESERT — The First Friday Coffeehouse at the Northeast Harbor Library will return for its 15th season on Jan. 6. and run for four months. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with an open mic session hosted by Blue Gene. All performing artists are welcome to participate, usually for about 10 minutes. The

  • Caroling set for Village Green

    Caroling set for Village Green

    BAR HARBOR — An evening of caroling is planned for the Village Green on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by over a dozen Mount Desert Island congregations. Flashlights are recommended. In the even of wintry weather, the caroling will be postponed till Friday, Dec. 23, at 5:30 p.m.