October 10, 2013

Hot Tickets and Cheap Thrills, Oct. 10, 2013

Hank Williams Jr. / Good Theater’s ‘Clybourne Park’ / Make your own mead / Evergreen Cemetery walking tours / Classic Hendrix talk / Maine Earth Science Day / Antique apple lecture / Designing Women craft show

• HOT TICKETS

Music and Nightlife: Rowdy in Bangor with Hank Jr.

YOU NEVER KNOW what Hank Williams Jr. might say, but you can always be sure he’ll sound pretty good. The controversial country star may not be singing on “Monday Night Football” any more, but he still has a slew of rockin’ good songs and knows how to put on a rowdy show.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St., Bangor

HOW MUCH: $33.75 to $75

INFO: Crossinsurancecenter.com

Art and Theater: Good Theater’s view of ‘Clybourne Park’

GOOD THEATER PRESENTS the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris. It offers a perspective on race relations and gentrification in America, told through the story of a home that changes hands in Chicago.

WHEN: Through Oct. 27; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $20 to $28

INFO: 885-5883 or goodtheater.com

Dining and Drink: MYOM (make your own mead)

LEARN TO MAKE MEAD at a workshop with James Lindenschmidt of BardicBrews.net

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: The Honey Exchange, 494 Stevens Ave., Portland

HOW MUCH: $50

INFO: Call Phil at 773-9333

Et Cetera: Graveyard situation in Portland

WITH HALLOWEEN right around the corner, it’s time to start taking cemetery tours. One that focuses on history and natural beauty is Historic Walking Tours at Evergreen Cemetery in Portland. Sunday’s tour will focus on 19th-century business and trade leaders in the city.

WHEN: 2 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens Ave., Portland

HOW MUCH: $7; Free for children under 12.

INFO: Friendsofevergreen.org

CHEAP THRILLS

Music and Nightlife: Class Sunday class to discuss Jimi

THE CLASSIC JIMI HENDRIX album “Electric Ladyland” is 45 years old, discuss amongst yourselves. Better yet, discuss it with other music fans at a Classic Album Sundays at Empire in Portland. Listen to a vinyl edition of the album, and to Hendrix buff and guitar teacher Bob Thompson of Hearstudios in Camden.

WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Empire, 575 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $5

INFO: 747-5063

Art and Theater: Cherish the Earth as scientists do

SCIENTISTS, ARTISTS, educators, and industry professionals from around Maine will gather at the Maine State Museum on Sunday for the annual Maine Earth Science Day. Students and visitors of all ages will find something to investigate in the museum-wide celebration of the various earth sciences.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Maine State Museum, 230 State St., Augusta

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 287-2301 or www.mainestatemuseum.org

Dining and Drink: Sample some sweet oldies

TASTE 50 VARIETIES of antique apples at a lecture by Maine apple expert John Bunker.

WHEN: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Rosemont Produce Co., 5 Commercial St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 699-4560

Et Cetera: Designing Women show their stuff

MORE THAN 15 local lady artisans will have their work on display during the Designing Women Fine Arts & Crafts show in Camden. The first 20 people will get a free welcome gift, and anyone who pays admission gets a free raffle ticket and chance to win a Maine products gift basket. The show is a benefit for New Hope for Women.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: 55 Elm St., Camden

HOW MUCH: $2 suggested donation

INFO: Designingwomen.org

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