DENMARK — The Denmark Arts Center located at 50 West Main Street in Denmark, Maine is showing "Bluebird," a made-in-Maine movie, Sunday, Aug. 24, at 7:30 p.m.
A beautifully shot film, created by Maine native Lance Edmands in Millinocket, Maine in the depths of winter and starring John Slattery of "Mad Men," "Bluebird" is a haunting tale of the ties that bind in a small rural town. When a school bus driver discovers a small child asleep on the back of her bus, it precipitates a series of interpersonal trials among the interconnected citizens of a small, midwinter, Maine town.
EFFINGHAM — Writers' night at Effingham Library, located at 30 Townhouse Road in Effingham, presents Middle Ground, with local musician, Peter Heimlich and singer/songwriter/musican and poet, Cindy Duchin Thursday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. Come to listen or to share your own music, writing and creative expression at the open-mic session.
CONWAY — M&D Productions is presenting Disney's animated classic "Beauty and the Beast" as the eighth film of its 2014 dinner and a movie night series on Wednesday, Aug. 20.
The dinner portion of the evening costs $10 and starts at 6:30 p.m. The movie will follow at 7 p.m.
To make a reservation for this evening or any other of the following months of dinner and a movie nights, call the box office at 733-5275.
EFFINGHAM — The Lord's Hill Meeting House continues their 2014 summer concert series to benefit the Meeting House Restoration Fund with Puckabrush, who will perform traditional Americana and Celtic fiddle tunes and songs suitable for listening and dancing, on Friday, Aug. 22, beginning at 7 p.m.
This lively quartet consists of Shana Aisenberg, of Wolfeboro, playing fiddle and mandolin, Gale Johnsen, of Porter, Maine, playing fiddle, Peter Kimball, of Ossipee, playing guitar, and Candace Maher, of Eaton, playing accordion, cello, flute, and penny-whistle, and is well known in the area for performances at contra dances and special events in Parsonsfield, East Baldwin, Porter, and Biddeford, Maine and Eaton, Ossipee, Tamworth, Albany, and Conway.
The final concert of the concert series on Sept. 19 will feature local cellist Laurie Meeder and her friends performing a program of pieces selected especially for our concert.
CONWAY — The Mount Washington Valley Band, under the direction of Russ Gage, will close their 41st season of summer concerts on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the bandstand next to the North Conway Community Center on Main Street. The program features the "Best of the Summer" — from marches to swing, from classical to jazz, show tunes, sing-a-long and more. The audience will enjoy a variety of selections as chosen by the members of the band.
- 'Dracula' auditions at Your Theatre Aug. 17
- Lord's Hill Meeting House presents flowers and fairies fundraiser Aug. 16
- Valley Promotions benefit breakfast fundraiser Aug. 17
- Peter Wolf at Stone Mountain Aug. 15, 16
- Annual White Mountain Art and Artisan Festival Aug. 16, 17
- Heather Pierson to record CD concert in Norway Aug. 20