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  • Herbarium exhibition open

    Herbarium exhibition open

    BAR HARBOR — The Beatrix Farrand Society’s herbarium exhibition can be viewed at Garland Farm, 475 Bay View Drive, on Thursdays through Sept. 28, from 1-5 p.m. It also can be seen on days of Garland Farm programs. The herbarium exhibition celebrates the plants of three Mount Desert Island gardens: Reef Point Gardens, Beatrix Farrand’s

  • Art, jewelry exhibit planned

    Art, jewelry exhibit planned

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — An exhibition of art and jewelry on the theme “drift” by artist Ginny Lane and metal smith-jewelry maker Ellen Fox will take place at the Harbor House on Wednesday, July 26, from 5:30-9 p.m. Lane and Fox are inspired by the many things that appear on the shore: driftwood, boats, vistas, sea

  • Garden exhibit

    Garden exhibit

    MOUNT DESERT — A “Main Street Blooms” garden exhibition will take place in Northeast Harbor on Thursday, July 27, from 4-6 p.m. Members of the Garden Club of Mount Desert are creating interpretive arrangements for the shops, galleries and restaurants on Main Street. “The event will coincide with the traditional Thursday night social and will

  • Pianist Patten to perform

    Pianist Patten to perform

    MOUNT DESERT — Sydney Patten will give a piano concert at the Northeast Harbor Library on Wednesday, July 26, at 5:30 p.m. Patten will perform the music of Scott Joplin, Frederic Chopin, Francis Poulenc and her own compositions. In addition, she will perform one piece with Andrew Simon, the founding artistic director of the Barn

  • Kline to give glimpse of ‘A Piece of the World’

    Kline to give glimpse of ‘A Piece of the World’

    BAR HARBOR — No. 1 New York Times-bestselling author Christina Baker Kline will talk about her newest novel, “A Piece of the World,” at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, July 27, at 7 p.m. The novel imagines the life of Christina Olson, the real-life muse of Andrew Wyeth, portrayed in his iconic painting “Christina’s

  • Nell to perform at yacht club

    Nell to perform at yacht club

    MOUNT DESERT — Author, sailor and singer-songwriter Daisy Nell will read, perform and give tours of the brigantine Redbird at the Seal Harbor Yacht Club, 29 Steamboat Wharf Road, on Wednesday, July 26, at 10 a.m. Nell hails from the port of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass. During the summer months, she and her husband, Stan Collinson, and

  • Plants predict climate change

    BAR HARBOR — George Jacobson, professor emeritus of the University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology and the Climate Change Institute, will give a lecture at Garland Farm on Thursday, July 27, at 4 p.m. Jacobson served as the state climatologist for several years. His talk will focus on how plants in Maine may

  • Crown Vics breaking out with ‘Hell Yeah’

    Crown Vics breaking out with ‘Hell Yeah’

    For the past three years, The Crown Vics have worked hard to establish a reputation as Maine’s premiere rockabilly band. Now, with the release of their first official CD, “Hell Yeah,” that could all change. “We’re trying to shed the rockabilly skin a little,” drummer Steve Peer admitted in a recent interview. “All of us

  • Opera graces Criterion

    Opera graces Criterion

    BAR HARBOR — Donizetti’s opera buffa “Don Pasquale” will be presented by the Bar Harbor Music Festival Opera Theatre at The Criterion Theatre on Friday, July 21, at 8 p.m. Joey Desota is the stage director, Cara Chowning is the music director, and Fenlon Lamb is the producer of the only fully staged live opera