July 4, 2013

Hot Tickets and Cheap Thrills July 4, 2013

Nutopians at Jonathan's / Bar Harbor Music Festival / 'Graze' at Pineland / Sample at Fryeburg Academy / Ghost of Paul Revere on Western Prom / Goodman photos at Caldbeck / Wine and pasta salad at LeRoux / Laughs at Bull Feeney's

• HOT TICKETS

Music and Nightlife: Nutopians celebrate music of John Lennon

RE-IMAGINE THERE'S no heaven? It's easy if you head on down to Ogunquit, where a show called "John Lennon Re-Imagined" is being performed by The Nutopians. The band includes members of Aztec Two-Step and Devonsquare.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Jonathan's, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit

HOW MUCH: $25

INFO: Jonathansrestaurant.com

Art and Theater: Pianist Johnson is back in Bar Harbor

PIANIST Christopher Johnson returns to the Bar Harbor Music Festival for an 18th season to perform an all-Beethoven program.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert St.

HOW MUCH: $25; $15 for students

INFO: 288-5744; barharbormusicfestival.org

Dining and Drink: 'Graze' on four courses at Pineland

THE THEME of this week's outdoor "Graze" dinner at Pineland Farms is "One Potato, Two Potato." Enjoy four courses, including appetizers, cocktails and wine, plus live music and a tour.

WHEN: 4 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Pineland Farms, 15 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester

HOW MUCH: $95; includes drinks, tax and gratuity

INFO: 761-6665 or email info@theblacktieco.com

Et Cetera: Sample stands up  at Fryeburg Academy

CAN'T GET there from here. But if you can get yourself to Fryeburg on Saturday, you can catch some classic Maine humor from Tim Sample.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg Academy, 18 Bradley St.

HOW MUCH: $15 to $18

INFO: Fryeburgacademy.org

• CHEAP THRILLS

Music and Nightlife: Ghost of Paul Revere kicks off folk series

DON'T LET the sun go down on you, at least not before you hear some folk music in the great outdoors. And you can do that weekly this summer at the free Sunset Folk Series on the Western Promenade in Portland. The first show is Wednesday with The Ghost of Paul Revere.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Western Promenade, Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: Portlandmaine.com

Art and Theater: Caldbeck exhibits Goodman photos

CALDBECK GALLERY in Rockland presents "Black White + Blue," a solo exhibition of photographs by John Goodman of Friendship and Boston. The 32 images were selected from four decades of work, and include vintage prints, modern silver gelatin prints and archival color pigment prints.

WHEN: Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. On view through Aug. 10.

WHERE: Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St., Rockland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 594-5935; caldbeck.com

Dining and Drink: Wine and pasta salad at LeRoux

SAMPLE WINES from Devenish at LeRoux Kitchen’s July wine tasting while the store’s chef prepares some gluten-free pasta salad.

WHEN: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: LeRoux Kitchen, 161 Commercial St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free, but must be 21 or older

INFO: 553-7665

Et Cetera: Belly up to Bull's, just for laughs

IT MAY NOT be classic Maine humor yet, but just wait. Maybe someday, the jokes you hear at the weekly Portland Comedy Showcase will become classics too. Only time will tell.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Bull Feeney's, 375 Fore St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $5

INFO: 773-7210

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