|Get out and enjoy all that is Bath: Art at the centre street gallery, nature preserves and ghost hunting. Sign up for the races in October or get your tickets for upcoming performances. And more !!!|
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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24
- iPad Workshops for Seniors, 10:30 – noon – Patten Free Library will host the 2nd of five weekly workshops. Register by contacting Jordan by email or by phone (443-5141, extension 25).
- Meals on Wheels Celebrity Chef Challenge, 5:15 pm , Maine Maritime Museum – A dining event to benefit Meals on Wheels in Central & Mid-Coast Maine. Featuring Top Maine Chefs, Celebrity Judges, and a Host of Celebrity Meals on Wheels “Delivery Volunteers” – All For a Great Cause! FMI website
THURSDAY, Sept. 25
- “Extra Helping”, local restaurants – Mid Coast residents are encouraged to eat locally on Thursday, September 25th to support United Way’s annual “Extra Helping” event. Admiral Steakhouse, Byrne’s Irish Pub, Cafe Creme, Kennebec Tavern, Mae’s Café and Bakery, Mid Coast Pizza & More, Solo Bistro, and Starlight Café have agreed to donate a portion of Thursday’s revenue to United Way to help fund programs for our neighbors in the mid coast. Check out United Way’s Facebook page for a complete listing of participating restaurants.
FRIDAY, Sept. 26
- Artist Reception at Centre Street Art Gallery, 5-7 pm – Featuring new paintings by member artists, welcoming a new member, Sarah Harvey, and displaying works by two guest artists, Ed McCarten and Barbara Bean. FMI: website.
- Red Cloak Haunted History Tour, 7:00 pm (also September 28) – An evening lantern lit tour exploring Bath, discovering ghosts and history, spirits and mystery. Appropriate for all ages; by reservation only. FMI: 380-3806 or website
- Friday Night Jazz at Solo Bistro, 6:30-9:30 pm. – Gary Wittner (guitar & vocals) FMI: website
SATURDAY, Sept. 27
- Bath Farmer’s Market, 8:30 am – noon, Waterfront Park. – We’ve got the first crisp autumn vegetables plus some lovely Indian Corn and colorful cut flowers to spruce up your home for fall.. Grab maple vanilla yogurt at Balfour, some hot pink watermelon radishes at Goransons, or honey wine at Fiddlers Reach to celebrate the season. Listen to the music of Ted Demile and watch the Kennebec roll by while you sip some Big Barn Coffee…FMI: email
- Free Admission to the Maine Maritime Museum, 9:30am-4:30pm – Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live!, a program that provides two free admissions to any of hundreds of museums nationwide. To receive free admission, visitors simply download a ticket from the Smithsonian magazine website .
- Lilly Pond Community Forest Public Opening, 12:30pm – The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public to celebrate the opening of the newest preserve. Registration is strongly encouraged. Contact Becky Kolak at 442-8400 or email. FMI: website
- The Cowsills Trio in concert,7:30pm, Church Arts Center, – The Cowsills family carried their glorious pop harmonies to the world during the late 60s to the very early 70s. Along the way, they garnered three Top Ten hits and another nine Billboard chart entries. Tickets $32 advance/$35 door available online or at the box office. FMI: 442-8455.
- Paranormal Exploration: Winter Street Center Benefit, 9pm-midnight – Join the Mysterious Destinations team for a Midnight Explore at the haunted Winter Street Center in Bath. Two floors of documented paranormal activity will offer plenty of chances for new evidence to be found by YOU, after a brief training about paranormal detection equipment, how to use it, and the history of the building. $35 per person with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Winter Street Center. Hot coffee, bottled water and light refreshments will be provided. By reservation only, 380-4677 or email.
SUNDAY, Sept. 28
- Irish American Sing-a-long, 5-7 pm Byrnes’ Irish Pub – Every Sunday Night, FMI: website
- Wheels on the Bus Story Time, 10:30-11:15 am – Hop on the Bath Trolley with your children for an amazingly fun Storytime adventure, about 45 minutes filled with guitar songs and stories with Carol, the Children’s Librarian. Children under 6 years old and adults with children ride for free! FMI: call 443-5141 x17 or email.
- September 30: “Dark Passage” (1947) - Patten Free Library Autumn film festival. 6:30 pm. Free.
UP AND COMING EVENTS – PURCHASE TICKETS AND/OR REGISTER NOW
- Harvest Moon Dinner – Support Bath’s Trees, Bath Freight Shed – Fundraiser for the Bath Community Forestry Committee to help support the urban forest and the magnificent trees of Bath. Plated menu with local farm products prepared by Aaron Park of Henry & Marty Restaurant; music by Tom Hoerth and The Jen Tonics and Pokelogan; silent auction; and hosted by John Ater. $50/person. Call 443-8345 or email.
- Literacy Volunteers Training, Tri-County Literacy, begins September 30. Prepares tutors to work with adults who want to improve their literacy skills, leading to an improved quality of life. Cover both Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Learning (ELL) for speakers of other languages. FMI, please contact Jeannette at 443-6384 or email.
- An Afternoon of Guilty Pleasures, Winter Street Center, 3 pm – Music and comedy presented by Studio Theatre of Bath to benefit Sagadahoc Preservation and Grace Episcopal Church. Tickets are $12 at the door or in advance at Centre Street Arts Gallery. Reserve tickets by calling 443-2174. FMI: website .
- Bath Rotary 4-Way 5K Run/Walk, October 11 Pre-registration fee: $20 (before October 10th) $25 Race Day Registration. All registered race participants will receive a free Sport-Tek t-shirt. FMI: website
- Shipbuilder Scramble, October 12 – 18 Hole Scramble at the Bath Gold Club to benefit Morse High School All Sports Boosters club. FMI: email or call 522-7211
- Shaker Box Making workshop, October 15 & 16, Maine Maritime Museum – Register by October 8. FMI website
- Classes at Centre Street Art Gallery, 11 Centre Street – FMI website
- Water Color with Liz Messler, begins October 1
- Drawing with Stuart Ross, begins October 2
- Gelatin Printmaking with Debra Arter, begins October 5
- Torn Paper Paintings with Wanda Edwards, October 11-12
- Mixed Media Mania (collage, etc.) with Debra Arter, October 14
- Acrylics with Roz Martin, October 18 & 25
- Pastel with Claudette Gamache, November 1-2
- From Sketch or Photo to Finished Painting with Michael Vermette, November 8-9
- A new season of Music Lessons for Children and Adults , Bath Dance Works,
- Harp and Piano -Danielle Paus 207-751-5245 or email or Sharon Pyne 522-3900
- Ukulele, Tin Whistle, Voice, Guitar – email, or website
- Banjo,Mandolin, Bas,s Fiddle, Guitar, Voice – Jim Tolles 207-706-6108
- Fiddle, Voice, Dulcimer, Piano, Saxophone, Cello – Pam Weeks 207-576-7296 207-666-3709, firstname.lastname@example.org http://pamweeks.com
3rd Times a Charm…
…If you’ve made it this far you can participate in our 3rd raffle. Simply send an email with “raffle” in the subject line before midnight September 29nd and you will be entered into a drawing for a $10 Gift of Bath certificate. As always, one entry per human, please. Winner will be contacted via email on September 30th. Thanks.!