Friday, April 25, 2014
• 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
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.
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
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
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