Skye Theatre is likely the only venue in the country with a purpose-built piping stage. Tom Nangle photo

Maine’s top Celtic music venue draws world-class talent to Carthage

Psst, I'm going to let you in on a little secret, Skye Theatre, in Carthage (get out your Delorme; trust me, GPS won't help...

Stand up, ski down: Sugarloaf’s Reggae Weekend celebrates 25 years

Sun is shining, the weather is sweet, yeah Make you wanna move your dancing feet now. ... Want you to know, y'all, can you understand?” (Sun is...

This and that: News, notes, & events from around Maine

Choo choo! Model railroads and free admission Train fans take note: The Maine State Museum, in Augusta,  is celebrating model railroads Dec. 7 and 8....

Musical notes from around Maine: Strand concert series and PSO’s new season

Here are some upcoming concerts and musical events in Maine worth your attention. Suzanne Vega and Arlo Guthrie Headline the Strand Fall Concert Series Check out...

Camden International Film Festival, Sultans of Swing, choral music, open gardens, and free museum...

I’m back from 10 days without Internet access, and my inbox has filled with all kinds of Maine fun. Let’s start with what's happening...

Celebrate Maine foods Friday, Sept. 7, in Belfast

Here's a delicious way to spend Friday: Maine Fare, a celebration of Maine Food and Farming, bought to you by the good folks at...
Free Cannon camera and video workshops and classes in Acadia National Park.

This and that: Upcoming events around Maine

A roundup of interesting events this coming week and beyond throughout Maine. Film & Dinner: On Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m., Eagle Hill Institute, in...
Don't miss the Kotzschamar Centennial Festival, Aug. 17-22, 2012; next chance to hear the organ will be in 2014.

Portland’s Kotzschmar organ celebrates its centennial Aug. 17-22, 2012

The Kotzaschmar Organ, the first municipal organ in the country to be designated a municipal organ and one of only two still in existance...
Celebrate Moxie at the Moxie Festival in Maine.

Got Moxie? Find out with a good read, then celebrate at the Maine’s Moxie...

Are you familiar with Moxie, official soft drink of Maine? Jim Baumer and Frank Anicetti want to make sure you know about a beverage...
Planet Dog supports canine causes through its Planet Dog Foundation

News & Notes from Greater Portland, Maine: Yappy Hour, Chebeague Chebang, window dancing, and...

Wonder what's happening in the Greater Portland, Maine, area? Here are a few events and places to check out over the next week. Yappy Hour...
Windjammer Days celebrates 50 years in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. This 2012 poster designed by Pat Berger.

Windjammer Days celebrates 50 years in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, this week

Windjammer Days, in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, celebrates its 50th anniversary June 24-27, 2012. A dozen members of the famed Maine windjammer fleet are expected...

Scupture dedication and Summer Solstice Celebration today in Roque Bluffs, Maine

If you're in down east Maine, near Machias, here's a fine way to spend the afternoon. Warm Wind, a sculpture created by Kazumi Hoshino, of...
Noel Paul Stukey will join the Bangor Symphony Orchestra at the 2012 Kingfield Pops concert in Kingfield, Maine.

Want to hear world-renowned musicians? Come to Maine

Maine’s long been a summer refuge for musicians who come to relax and rehearse, study and gain inspiration. As a result, concert series and...
When visiting the Schoodic section of Maine's Acadia National Park, be sure to check what activities are planned by SERC. Hilary nangle photo

Science, nature, talks, and Maine humorist Tim Sample: all at Acadia’s SERC this summer

Need another reason to loop through the Schoodic section of Acadia National Park in Winter Harbor, Maine? How about the Schoodic Education and Research...

Calling all boat enthusiasts and wannabes: PaddleSports Weekend in Freeport, Maine

This you've got to see: As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, L.L. Bean will attempt to get 100 employees into a nearly 500-foot-long...