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Celebrate Spring Break Midcoast Style – This Week’s Event Listings. You’re Welcome.

on April 23, 2014, at 9:49 a.m.
I saw this T-shirt the other day. And well, sometimes this is just how I feel: I didn’t buy the shirt. But I will probably get a glass of wine. Why don’t men come with a Carfax report? Anywho, hope you all have a chance to get your ya-yas out …
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Ain’t No Party like a Jeo-PARDY!

on April 21, 2014, at 2:24 p.m.
If you ate too much chocolate this weekend, well suck it up. You made your choices. But lucky for you, we’ve got a lot of music this week so there are plenty of opportunities for you to get out and dance and burn off some of those pesky holiday calories. …
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What To Do in The Midcoast Over April Vacation & Free Range Music Fest Music Guide

on April 20, 2014, at 1:57 p.m.
School Vacation week is here at last! I nearly forgot but then I remembered today and got super giddy. Why so excited? Because there’s lots of cool music coming our way! And I work with kids, so I get to have a calm week for once (much needed!). But enough …
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The 220s Rock for Autism, And I SPOSE You Ought to See The Rustic Overtones

on April 16, 2014, at 9:43 p.m.
What do I like more than weekends? Nothing. I can’t think of anything. Ok, that’s not true. I also like vacations and holidays. So yay for this weekend! Easter & April Vacation are on the way! Looking for what to do in Midcoast Maine this weekend? No worries, there’s plenty happening. …
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Time for a Choco Taco over here in Rocko

on April 14, 2014, at 6:50 a.m.
Well, I don’t know about you all, but I had a lovely weekend. Thank you campfires, live music, Rockland Breakwater, friends, a 5k, and then a much needed hot tub the next day, ha. Lots of fun. This wonderful weekend was brought to me by Allagash White. Ahh, it’s so …
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I’m MALLETT You Finish… But First Read This!

on April 13, 2014, at 7:11 p.m.
Will Mallett unplugged at The Speakeasy!! The Speakeasy in Rockland does a Thursday Night Supper Club so you can enjoy music with your meal. And on April 24th they will have Will Mallett of The Mallett Brothers Band doing a solo performance! He’ll play 7-10pm and there is a $5 cover. You’ll get …
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Live Music, Wine Tasting, Beer Promo & More in Midcoast Tonight

on April 12, 2014, at 10:19 a.m.
Three cheers for sunshine! Three Tides for beer! Three days of weekend is not enough! So get out there and enjoy it! Here’s what’s happening in the Midcoast: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Rock City Café hosts Scotty Saints live music 5-7 p.m. Wine Tasting @ The Wine Seller, Rockland from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.  They …
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What’s Rockin’ in Rockland This Weekend?

on April 09, 2014, at 10:45 p.m.
Do single girls have more fun? I can’t answer that question. I don’t know why I asked it. But I can tell you, I was at P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center in Camden playing with the cats last weekend because my Little sister likes them.  I don’t even like cats. But then I …
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Introducing The Local Lowdown

on April 09, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
So I’m here to give you the lowdown on what’s happening. I’ll list live music, fundraiser events, bar specials, trivia night, open mic, karaoke, wine tasting, gallery openings, networking events, beer promos, etc., etc. in the midcoast area.

Maine Historical Society Oct. 2 speaker changed due to government shutdown

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 01, 2013, at 11:57 a.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine — The guest speaker for the Maine Historical Society and Bowdoin College Museum of Art event on Oct. 2 has been changed due to the federal government shutdown. Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey originally was scheduled to speak at 4:30 p.m. onWednesday, Oct. 2, at Kresge Auditorium, Visual …

Giant Church Yard Sale April 27 in Bangor

By Lynn Ryan on April 24, 2013, at 11:31 a.m.
Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St., Bangor is having a giant Yard Sale this Saturday, April 27, from 9am to 1pm. It will feature furniture, children’s toys & clothes, household items, adult clothing, collectibles, boots & shoes, books, and more. Hot dogs & soda will also be sold and …

BDN launches outdoors expo, joins other established shows

By John Holyoke on March 08, 2013, at 12:04 p.m.
When you start planning trips to various outdoor shows in the coming weeks, you might be surprised to find a new offering among the tried-and-true events that serve as tried-and-true harbingers of spring. Yes, the Bangor Daily News is proud to announce that it will join the fray and hold …

Schedule of 2013 Maine canoe and kayak races

By Aislinn Sarnacki on March 08, 2013, at 12 p.m.
St. George River Canoe and Kayak Race, 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at St. George River, Searsmont. Type: whitewater, 6 miles. Registration: 9 a.m., $20. Contact: 338-4598, director@waldocountyymca.org or waldocountyymca.org. 40th Annual Passagassawakeag River Race, 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Passagassawakeag Stream, Morrill. Type: whitewater, 8 miles. Registration: 8:30 …

Brewer Historical Society

By David Hanna on Jan. 24, 2013, at 10:59 a.m.
  BREWER, Maine — Brewer Historical Society 7 p.m. Feb. 12, at Brewer First Methodist Church meeting room, 40 South Main St., Brewer. The speaker will be Lee Sirabella, who for a number of years maintained a photography studio in Brewer. Lee will be showing a number of historic photographs …

Barnaby’s Nightclub dance party Jan. 18

By ramada on Jan. 18, 2013, at 10:37 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Barnaby’s Nightclub is ready for another fun-filled weekend of dancing to today’s hottest hits. There is some brand new music that the legendary DJ MIke O’Hara will be debuting all weekend long. The party starts 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, and will end at 1 a.m. Saturday, …

Bourbon. Portland. Beer. Politics.

on Sept. 12, 2012, at 2:56 p.m.
Alex Steed has written about and engaged in politics since he was an insufferable teenage, run for the Statehouse and produced a successful web series. Read his thoughts on Portland and politics.

Musica Sacra for Lent 2012

By Corky Pinette on March 13, 2012, at 10:21 p.m.
The Chamber Choir at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York Street,  Bangor will perform Dieterich Buxtehude’s monumental cantata cycle Membra Jesu Nostri (1680)  Saturday, March 24, 2012 beginning at 7:30 PM. Buxtehude, who was the great German composer between Schuetz and Bach, wrote this uncommonly beautiful cycle of cantatas (based …

Backstage at PTC

on Dec. 02, 2011, at 1:23 p.m.
Penobscot Theatre Company – Where the drama’s at!

Culture Shock

on Nov. 17, 2011, at 9:36 a.m.
BDN arts and lifestyle writer keeps you up to date on arts, entertainment, food, pop culture and other cool stuff from the 207

6th Annual CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR and BENEFIT RAFFLE at the BELFAST BOAT HOUSE

By Laurie2 on Nov. 09, 2011, at 10:29 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine — The 6th annual Christmas craft fair and benefit will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Belfast Boat House. The event will include a 50/50 raffle, arts and crafts tables, bake sale and lunch will be available.  For more information, call …