Wednesday, May 22, 2013
• HOT TICKETS
Music and Nightlife: Hot country lineup in Bangor
SEE A BIG country show in the wide open spaces -- under the stars beside a river in Bangor. The bill includes Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Eli Young and Edens Edge.
WHEN: Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Friday
WHERE: Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, 1 Railroad St.
HOW MUCH: $37.50 to $131.50
INFO: (800) 745-3000; waterfrontconcerts.com
Art and Theater: 'Christmas' in July at Arundel Barn
IT'S NEVER TOO SOON to begin wishing for a white Christmas. The Arundel Barn Playhouse presents "White Christmas" as part of its summer season, featuring a Vermont ski house, a reunion of Army buddies, young love and the music of Irving Berlin.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays through July 14, with matinees at 2 p.m. Friday and Wednesday
WHERE: Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road
HOW MUCH: $30 to $41
INFO: 985-5552; arundelbarnplayhouse.com
Dining and Drink: Twilight Dinner at Turkey Hill Farm
THE FIRST of the annual Cultivating Community Twilight Dinners features a three-course meal on the farm prepared by Mitch Gerow, chef/owner of East Ender in Portland.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. today
WHERE: Turkey Hill Farm, 120 Old Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth
HOW MUCH: $30 (BYOB)
INFO: cultivating community.org/calendar/twilight-dinners.html
Et Cetera: 'Awesome' times on tap at Styxx
TEASE YOUR HAIR, throw on your Member's Only jacket and head to Styxx to see the Maine premiere of Ken Davenport's off-Broadway hit "The Awesome '80s Prom."
WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Styxx, 3 Spring St., Portland
HOW MUCH: $8 in advance; $12 at door
• CHEAP THRILLS
Music and Nightlife: Daisies pop up at Western Prom Park
THE SUMMER Outdoor Concert Series in Portland’s parks kicks off next week with the folk/pop trio Truth About Daisies playing at Western Promenade Park.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Wednesday
WHERE: Western Promenade Park, Western Promenade near Pine and Carroll streets
HOW MUCH: Free
INFO: 756-8275, 756-8130; portlandmaine.gov/rec/summer.htm
Art and Theater: First Friday at Harmon's & Barton's
THE FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK will fill the streets of Portland with art seekers, hipsters and social hangers-on. Among the art worth checking out is Harmon's & Barton's annual Portland show, featuring scenes of the city by two representational painters who are in love with color, Francine Schrock and Caren-Marie Michel.
WHEN: Reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; on view through July 28
WHERE: Harmon's & Barton's, 584 Congress St., Portland
HOW MUCH: Free
INFO: (800) 786-5459; harmonsbartons.com
Dining and Drink: Dogs and beans at historical society
WHAT A BARGAIN for 10 bucks: A bean hole bean supper with Maine yellow-eyed beans cooked underground, a Kirshner hot dog, coleslaw, buttered biscuits, pickles and access to a table full of homemade pies.
WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Camden-Rockport Historical Society's historic Conway House complex, on Route 1 just south of Hannaford, Camden
HOW MUCH: $10; $8 for seniors and members; $5 for ages 6 to 12; free for children under age 6
Et Cetera: 100 years of Girl Scouts on view
THE GIRL SCOUTS like to "make new friends, but keep the old." Through Aug. 31, you can view vintage uniforms, patches and cookie merchandise from 100 years of Girl Scouts in Maine.
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays
WHERE: Maine State Museum, 83 State House Station, Augusta
HOW MUCH: $2; $1 for seniors ages 62 and older and children ages 6 to 18; free for children under age 6