MISSION

Connecting regional arts, culture and heritage through advocacy, education, promotion and celebration.

Our region includes twelve communities in Midcoast Maine: Brunswick, Harpswell, Topsham, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Richmond, Bath, West Bath, Phippsburg, Woolwich, Arrowsic, and Georgetown.

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EVENTS
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Major annual events and seasons

Our region holds many annual festivals, fairs and local arts events.  These are a few of this season’s festivals.  For complete go to www.midcoastmaine.com/events.

Summer-long

Maine State Music Theatre, June 6 –August 25, 2007, Brunswick.  Four professional musicals fully staged by a professional company in Bowdoin College’s historic Pickard Theater.  www.msmt.org

Bowdoin International Music Festival, June 23– August 4, 2007, Brunswick. International music school and chamber music festival.  www.summermusic.org

Bowdoinham Waterfront Concerts, June - August, Bowdoinham.  Outdoor music concerts for the whole family. 666-5531.

Bath Gazebo Concerts, June 30-August 25, Bath.  Outdoor music concerts for the whole family. www.visitbath.com 

June

Summer Art Fest, Friday, June 29, 6 - 8 pm (by invitation only); Saturday, June 30, 10am - 4 pm at Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport. Featureing new England Artists, exhibiting and selling their work. Pottery, jewelry, fine arts, clothing, garden delights and more! For more information, contact Sally Wallen @ 865-1259. This show supports the Wolfe's Neck Farm Foundation. Find out more at www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

July

Bath Heritage Days, June 29 -July 1, 2007, Bath. This annual festival features art and craft sale and entertainment by many local musicians and organizations. This year celebrates 400 years of shipbuilding. Come back on July 4th for Grande Finale fireworks. www.visitbath.com/heritagedays.

Music on the Mall, July - August, Brunswick.  Outdoor music concerts for the whole family. Brunswickdowntown@verizon.net 
Celebration of the arts in Georgetown July

Celebration of the Arts, July 22, 2007, Georgetown Georgetown Historical Society sponsors the 7th summer Celebration of the Arts on Sunday, 12noon - 4pm at the Mooring Bed and Breakfast, Seguinland Rd (just before Reid State Park). The event is free and features Georgetown musicians, artists and crafters of all ages. There will be children's activities, demonstrations by artists, and light refreshments. event will not be cancelled for light rain. Contact: Susan Zimmerman 371-2934, or www.georgetownhistoricalsociety.org

Harpswell Festival, July 2007.
An old-fashioned, family-oriented celebration of Harpswell, providing entertainment and activities for all ages, emphasizing participation and public awareness of local non-profits, businesses, artisans, and artists by providing them a venue for them to shine.
www.harpswellfestival.org

August

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, August 18, 2007
Celebrationb of the arts in Georgetown

93rd Annual Georgetown Working League, August 8, 2006. Local artists, craftspeople show, plus food, hand-stitched quilt raffle. www.georgetownworkingleague.org.

Maine Highland Games, August 19, 2006, Brunswick. Annual Scottish festival with music, highland dancing, and competition. www.mainehighlandgames.org.

September

Bluegrass Festival, September 1–3, 2006, Brunswick. World Class Bluegrass Entertainers, Over 30 bands! www.thomaspointbeach.com/bluegrass.

Celebrate Bowdoinham, September 9, 2006. Music, food, games, parade and art show. Waterfront Park, Bowdoinham. 666-5531.

October

The Chocolate Church Arts Center, October 2006 – June 2007, Bath.  Music: American Heritage, Celtic, Blues, Jazz, Maine, Latin and Theater Performance season.  Art Gallery, Art Salon lectures.  www.chocolatechurcharts.org.

Captions: Two views of last year's Celebration of the Arts in Georgetown.

 

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CONTACT: Five Rivers Arts Alliance 108 Maine St. Brunswick, Maine 04011 (207) 798-6964 info@fiveriversartsalliance.org

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