• 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

  • Music Fest begins with Tea Concert

    BAR HARBOR — The 52nd Bar Harbor Music Festival will bring 15 different musical events to Bar Harbor from July 1-29. Those events include recitals, chamber music, pops, a New Composer performance and forum, opera, jazz and string orchestra concerts. Soprano April Martin will be featured in the festival’s opening day Tea Concert at the

  • ‘Pandemonium’ to take the stage

    ‘Pandemonium’ to take the stage

    TREMONT — A Greek comedy by Southwest Harbor writer Bowen Swersey will be performed at the Barn Arts Collective’s Barn on Saturday, June 23, at 7 p.m. “Pandemonium,” a play in two parts, takes place on the slopes of Mount Olympus. The play is part of the Barn’s new Local Residency Series. Swersey was the

  • Church history, with singing

    BAR HARBOR — Church of Our Father summer member Karin Maag will make a historical presentation with singing at the church parish hall on Friday, June 22, at 3:30 p.m. She will teach about Scottish reformer John Knox and the origins of the Presbyterian Church, which counted nine U.S. presidents among its membership. Scottish-themed refreshments

  • Contra dance to feature Fay

    Contra dance to feature Fay

    BAR HARBOR — Big Moose Band will play and the caller will be Mike Fay for the monthly contra dance at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. Partners are not needed. No contra dance knowledge is necessary, as all dances will be taught beforehand. An $8 donation is requested from

  • New musical to premiere

    New musical to premiere

    TREMONT — “Fountain: A New Musical Adventure” by Christopher Anselmo will be performed at the Barn in Bass Harbor on Saturday, June 16, at 2 p.m. The musical, developed by Anselmo and Jared Corak, explores the peculiar and perilous oddities of Florida through the eyes of a young girl as she hunts for the Fountain

  • Williams’ screenplay to premiere

    Williams’ screenplay to premiere

    TREMONT — A pair of works-in-progress by Barn Arts Collective resident artists will take place at the Barn on Saturday, June 9, at 7 p.m. Excerpts from “Blood Bag,” written, built and performed by Eli Nixon and directed by Anne Cecelia Haney, will be performed. The play is about a queer skeleton’s efforts to decolonize