Entertainment

  • Southwest Harbor Week: boats, birds, beer, cars, running, rocks, and history

    Southwest Harbor Week: boats, birds, beer, cars, running, rocks, and history

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Quietside of Mount Desert Island is gearing up for Southwest Harbor Week celebrations, set for Oct. 5-14. The celebration includes walks, cruises, concerts, talks and demonstrations. Organized by Acadia Chamber, the Southwest Harbor & Tremont Chamber of Commerce, Southwest Harbor Week aims to raise awareness of the institutions and businesses outside

  • Big Moose to play

    Big Moose to play

    BAR HARBOR — Chrissy Fowler will call the next contra dance at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m, where the Big Moose Band will play. No contra dance knowledge is required, as all steps and dances are taught. Big Moose features area musicians Ruth Grierson, Keith Davis, Jim Vekasi, Charlie

  • Bernstein tribute to open Quietside music festival

    Bernstein tribute to open Quietside music festival

    MOUNT DESERT — Vocalists Katelyn and Isaac Bray and pianist Christina Spurling present a concert to celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday Sunday, July 15, at 2 p.m. at the Somesville Union Meeting House (SUMH). The program includes a range of musical theater selections and works for piano and voice. There is a $10 suggested donation.

  • Patsy at the grand ole Grand

    Patsy at the grand ole Grand

    ELLSWORTH — Patsy Cline lovers will want to get themselves to The Grand next weekend to see one of the five final performances of its fine production of “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline,” for a great nostalgia-filled night out. First of all, hurrah to The Grand and its new director, Nick Turner, for producing

  • Babson Creek lobster bake set

    Babson Creek lobster bake set

    MOUNT DESERT — A lobster bake will be held at The Community School of Mount Desert Island, 585 Sound Drive, on Tuesday, July 3, from 6-8 p.m. as a fundraiser for the school. “As we grow, it is of the utmost importance to us that a Community School education is accessible to all families. We

  • Piano concert to benefit MDI Search and Rescue

    Piano concert to benefit MDI Search and Rescue

    BAR HARBOR — Ann Sears and Guy Urban will present duet and solo piano works by Schubert, Liszt, Brahms, Stewart, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church, 41 Mount Desert St., on Sunday, July 1, at 7 p.m. The concert is free, but donations will benefit MDI Search and Rescue. The suggested donation is

  • Family dance party planned

    Family dance party planned

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Local pop-rock band Bee Parks and the Hornets will play for a family dance party at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Thursday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m., as part of the library’s summer Family Concert Series every Thursday evening. The night will feature the debut of the Summer Story Camp theme