Past Summer Events and photos 2017

Bucksport’s Wednesday On Main Third Annual Summer Event Program concluded last Wednesday evening (Sept. 27, 2017) with the final of four music documentary films being shown at The Alamo Theatre.  We had a wonderful crowd.  And every Wednesday this summer, starting June 14th, all summer long, we had a live event somewhere on Main Street, on the waterfront, at our beautiful new Lighthouse Arts Center, or at The Alamo.  And our friends, neighbors, summer visitors, marina dwellers, and their kids, and sometimes their pets, turned out.  They were by turns entertained with music, filled with delight, empathy and consciousness-raising at our annual WERU storytelling event, or sharing a laugh with their kids at the antics of the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers.  We rocked the summer, and our supporters rocked us.

 We were again generously underwritten for the season by our primary sponsor, Darling’s of Augusta, Bangor and Ellsworth, whose philanthropic works go deep into this community and so many others, and by The Town of Bucksport, and we are so grateful.  This program just wouldn’t happen without them.   We also received thousands of dollars in donations, which comprise the rest of the glue that holds us together.  Shortbread at every event.  Chairs moved in, moved out, movie sponsors, posters up, banners hung, all done by kind and cheerful volunteers.  And more.  And it never rained.

 So, thank you one and all. Darling’s, Bucksport, our cheerleaders, volunteers, fabulous performers, community.  We are thrilled to see you every week and we are going for it again in 2018.

 With gratitude, Paula Kee, Chair, Bucksport’s Wednesday On Main


2017 FUN SUMMER EVENTS WEDNESDAY ON MAIN FROM 5:30 - 7:00 P.M

WEDNESDAY ON MAIN 3RD ANNUAL / SUMMER EVENTS

Our 3rd year of bringing live events to Main Street every Wednesday all summer. All events from 5:30 to 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Donations gratefully accepted. LIMITED SEATING AT OUTDOOR EVENTS - PLEASE BRING A CHAIR www.bucksportwom.com

6/14/17 Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers – Alamo Theatre, 85 Main Street “The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow.” It’s NOT just for Halloween!

6/21/17 Mel Allen, Editor, Yankee Magazine – Alamo Theatre, 85 Main Street “The Power of Community & 40 years of Yankee Stories”

6/28/17 Mark Neslusan with Betsey Peters-Epstein Classic Jazz – Waterfront Patio, Lighthouse Arts Center, 86 Main Street Vocals by the incomparable Betsey Epstein

7/5/17 Food on Main – Main Street Eat & Mingle! Music by Jonesville. Plus, Bucksport’s Finest Police & Firefighters as “Guns & Hoses” Fabulous Food & You can even DUNK A COP!

7/12/17 Rivertown Band, Traditional Acoustic, Joined by The Oshima Brothers, Acoustic Pop. Alamo Theatre, 85 Main Street NOTE: 5:30-8:00

7/19/17 Blue Northern - Main Street Tent The Best of Bluegrass Comes Back to Town

7/26/17 3rd Annual WERU Storytelling – Alamo Theatre, 85 Main Street “This is My Maine.” Fabulous stories told with love and humor! An Annual Favorite

8/2/17 Crown Vics – Waterfront Gazebo

Maine’s Premiere Rockabilly Band

8/9/17 Reggae & Salsa – Waterfront Gazebo We Be Jammin’ with Spice!

8/16/17 Miss Stesha Cano – Waterfront Patio, Lighthouse Arts Center, 86 Main Street Miss Cano Returns with her soulful Blues, Jazz & More

8/23/17 Penobscot Theatre Company – Alamo Theatre, 85 Main Street JUST FOR KIDS! Prepare to have FUN!!!!!

8/30/17 Mini-Buskers Festival – Main Street Talented musicians serenade you on Main Street, with a finale at the Waterfront Gazebo

GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY DARLING’S OF AUGUSTA, BANGOR & ELLSWORTH and THE TOWN OF BUCKSPORT