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Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends … such is a Jonathan Edwards concert. Four decades into a stellar career of uncompromising music integrity, the man simply delivers, night after night.
Save the date for the 10th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends … such is a Jonathan Edwards concert. Four decades into a stellar career of uncompromising musical integrity, the man simply delivers, night after night – songs of passion, songs of insight, songs of humor, all rendered in that pure and powerful tenor which, like fine wine, has only grown sweeter with age.
Friends of Casco Bay is delighted to host the Wild & Scenic Film Festival at University of Southern Maine’s Abromson Center for the 10th year! Wild & Scenic is a festival with a purpose. It is a gathering of storytellers and story-makers with a love and appreciation for our glorious natural environment.
Please join us for the 2017 A Light on the Point featuringrenowned Portland-area chefs from Central Provisions, David’s Restaurants, Evo, Lolita, Piccolo, Sur Lie, and UNION working with SMCC culinary arts students to create and prepare an array of light fare. The evening also includes a VIP cocktail reception – only 75 tickets available – featuring the area’s top mixologists from Portland Hunt & Alpine Club and Fore Street and oysters from Eventide.
A Light on the Point celebrates the many partners who help Southern Maine Community College students
earn college degrees, join the workforce, and become community leaders. Proceeds support SMCC students and the SMCC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs.
The 2017 Light on the Point highlights SMCC’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Programs. Our special honoree for evening is the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Casco Bay Culinary Association for its long time support of SMCC students and the region’s culinary industry and entrepreneurs.
We hope to see you on November 8 to celebrate SMCC’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Programs and to honor the ACF Casco Bay Culinary Association and all of the community partners who support SMCC students.
Hundreds of silent and live auction items will inspire new connections and support your life’s adventures. Proceeds support young adults 11-24 with cognitive + intellectual disabilities as they embark on new adventures through the programs + services of STRIVE.
Join us in downtown Bucksport at the Alamo Theatre and the newly opened Lighthouse Arts Center to discover local businesses new and old, explore the River Walk, and gain inspiration from the energy of this dynamic community.
Keynote speaker, Amber Lambke, President and CEO of Maine Grains, will speak from her unique perspective regarding the ways in which resource-based community development can promote the economy and build community.
Exceptional local producers will provide samples and wares for sale – get a jump start on holiday gift shopping with that special gift made only in DownEast Acadia!
Join the DiMillo Family as they personally welcome guests aboard their iconic restaurant for a benefit dinner designed to help end child hunger in Maine. Chef Melissa Bouchard presents an inspired, six course whiskey-themed dinner in her signature style.
When Elizabeth Peavy’s mother passes away, she has to figure out what to do with her mom’s things. So begins this famed Maine writer’s funny and poignant journey that takes her both forward and backwards as she sorts out the contents and memories of a life.