Through video, photographs and his own words, Matthew Dickerson will share some of his experiences spending four consecutive weeks in Glacier National Park (Montana) as the June 2017 Artist-in-Residence. Dickerson spent time with rangers, National Park Service fisheries biologists, USGS fisheries and aquatic invertebrate biologists, studying river and stream ecology, with a focus on the… [Read More]
Freeport Middle School Drama presents The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Tim Kelly, featuring the characters of L. Frank Baum’s beloved story of Dorothy and Toto’s fantastical journey to Oz. A FebFest event.
Jay brought the funk to Saturdays last summer and he’s back for the winter. He’ll be at Homage Restaurant Saturday nights from 6-8pm. If you haven’t seen Jay perform before, don’t miss it! He’s amazing! A FebFest event.
Renowned maritime historian, Lincoln Paine, will introduce his latest book, Down East: An Illustrated History of Maritime Maine, in a lively talk that explores peoples’ millennia-long engagement with the rivers, lakes and seas of Maine. Starting with the formation of the Gulf of Maine and the modern coast 13,000 years ago, through the revitalization of… [Read More]
L.L. Bean invites you to express your creativity by painting a large L.L. Bean Boat and Tote at this fun event. From noon to 2pm you can watch talented local artist, Rachel, paint in Disco Lobby. From 2-4pm, use that inspiration in a tote bag painting class taught by Rachel. The demonstration is free. Class… [Read More]
Open Stage is a relaxed performance opportunity for music, comedy, poetry, prose, skits, budding artists and established performers – a “safety zone for creativity.” Performers can sign up for two songs or a maximum of ten minutes performance per set, including set-up time. Winter coffeehouse will be held Saturday, February 9 at 7PM at Freeport… [Read More]
In the 1990s, Gould bought an old Greek revival farmhouse on the Eastern River in Pittston, ME. The research for that house brought her to Joel Thompson, who bought the land in 1811. Gould explored some of the neighboring farms as well, and soon had five families — Thompson, Blodgett, Crocker, Call, and Stilphen —… [Read More]
Beth Baird has travelled throughout the U.S. and Britain searching for all kinds of Valentine’s. She is considered an authority on Ephemera (old pieces of paper meant for a short life, but instead have been saved). She will be sharing her extensive collection of Valentines and will also be speaking about the history and industrialization of Valentines from… [Read More]
Throughout the weekend you will find a variety of food events from chocolate factory tours to a lobster brunch. Free tastings and demonstrations are hosted all over town. FreeportUSA’s Flavors of Freeport features two nights of premier events. On February 15, the Chef’s Signature Series and Flavors of Freeport Ice Bar showcases chefs and food… [Read More]
In May 2016, Nancy Dorrans and seven friends took an 18-day adventure to Southern Africa. Their journey started in Capetown, South Africa, with a hike up Table Mountain, then onto the wilds of Kruger National Park in search of the “big five” game animals, followed by a trip to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe for a… [Read More]