2019 Events

WEDNESDAY ON MAIN

FROM 5:30 - 7:00 P.M

WEDNESDAY ON MAIN 5th ANNUAL / 2019 SUMMER EVENTS

Our 5th year of bringing live events to Main Street every Wednesday! All Summer Long. Donations gratefully accepted * LIMITED SEATING AT OUTDOOR EVENTS * BRING A CHAIR All Events Begin at 5:30 unless otherwise noted.

6/19 Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers – “Everybody Loves Pirates” Encore!!

Location & Cost: Alamo Theatre Doors open 4:45 pm FREE / Sponsored by Ellsworth-Bucksport Dental Associates Our 5th Annual Visit from this Wacky, Funny, Wild & Much Loved Troupe of Puppets!

6/26 Katahdin Valley Boys – Maine Country Music Academy Award Winners

Location & Cost: Waterfront Gazebo near Town Dock / Suggested Donation $10 Bluegrass at its very finest, these highly respected musicians are at the top of their game.

7/3 Gus LaCasse – Acadian and Traditional Fiddle

Location & Cost: Main Street Tent FREE “A natural born fiddler...with energy to power a small city.” Gus returns to power up Main Street with the sweetest, liveliest fiddle ever.

7/10 Mes Amis - Gypsy Jazz Band

Location and Cost: Alamo Theatre Suggested Donation $10 Welcome this amazing Gypsy Jazz Band back as they offer up their infectious mix of traditional Gypsy, Latin & American Jazz Standards.

THE 22ND ANNUAL BAY FESTIVAL : 7/19 - 7/21

Location and Cost: Bucksport Waterfront Walkway & Town Dock CHECK OUT THE SCHEDULE @ www.bucksportbaychamber.com With special appearance 7/20 by MOTOR BOOTY AFFAIR. Fireworks to follow!

7/21 Wednesday On Main / The Sunday Edition: A Special Event: The Still Mill Project

In Partnership with Main Street Bucksport & The Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Bay Festival Weekend Location & Cost: Alamo Theatre Sunday / Noon – 2:30 pm FREE Seating Limited Readings by Maine State Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum and Bucksport’s Poet Laureate Patricia Smith Ranzoni & other contributors to Ranzoni’s powerful anthology “Still Mill”, honoring our papermaking past as we look toward the future. Mel Allen, Editor, Yankee Magazine, Facilitator; Historic Artifacts; Art Displays; Music; Refreshments. Generously supported by grants from The Maine Community Foundation and The Maine Humanities Council.

7/24 Food On Main / Guns & Hoses & The Bucksport Garden Club

Location & Cost: Main Street / FREE / Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank Spectacular Burgers and more from our esteemed Fire & Police personnel. Pie by the slice, or whole, from Bucksport Garden Club’s excellent pie mavens! Plus Games & More! Family entertainment & fun, from us to you.

7/31 New Shades of Blue: The Fabulous Juliane Gardner & Christopher Poulin

Location & Cost: Main Street Tent / Suggested Donation $10 Jazz, Folk & Blues never sounded better, more beautiful or soulful.

8/7 BARCELONA

Location & Cost: Alamo Theatre (Seating Limited) / Suggested Donation $10 Sam Lardner and his incomparable troupe from Spain return to reprise the happiest kind of mind-blowing show from last year – with real flamenco dancing, no less. DO.NOT.MISS.THIS. COME EARLY. IT IS SPECTACULAR!

8/14 Amazing Grace / Newly Released Documentary Film on Aretha Franklin

Location & Cost: Alamo Theatre / Free PLEASE NOTE: 6:30 PM SHOWTIME Shot in January, 1972, at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in L.A., film shows 30-year old Franklin’s return to her gospel roots. The resulting album remains the highest selling live gospel album of all time, and one of Franklin’s best. Sponsored by Maine Savings Federal Credit Union, home of Red Wallet Checking

8/21 Wine & Cheese

Join Wednesday On Main for Wine & Cheese at the Lighthouse Arts Education Center. Donations benefit Waldo County Tech Center’s Music Program and Lighthouse Arts Education’s new Art Education for Seniors Program. Enjoy music by the KahunaKAM Band with refreshments in the Gallery and on the beautiful Waterfront Patio. Location & Cost: Lighthouse Arts Education Center 86 Main Street. Donations Appreciated!

WEDNESDAY ON MAIN IS GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY THE TOWN OF BUCKSPORT, DARLING'S (OUR PRIMARY SPONSOR), BANGOR SAVINGS BANK, BUCKSPORT BAY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, MAINE HUMANITIES COUNCIL, MAIN STREET BUCKSPORT, WHOLE OCEANS, MAINE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, MAINE SAVINGS BANK

Thank you all for another wonderful Wednesday on Main Season!