Arts calendar



June 9
C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, 
Grammy-nominated, musician and recording artist, 7:30 PM.  Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills. Tickets: $30 general admission, $25 seniors/students. Call 207-929-6476 or

June 16
Raymond Arts Alliance presents International Music Night, a “Short Set Concert,” at 7 p.m. at Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St.  Celtic, Middle Eastern and Latin groups each will play a 25-minute set. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Suggested conation $10.

June 27

Westbrook City Band, 2018 Riverbank Park Summer Concert Series, 6-8 p.m. Riverbank Park, Westbrook. Free. On-site cash barbecue and bake sale, 5-7 p.m.


June 7-8

Schoolhouse Arts Center’s Black Box Teens auditions for their first student-directed Fall One-Act Play Festival, 4-6 p.m., 16 Richville Road (Route 114), Standish. Plays will be “The Internet is Distract–Oh Look A Kitten!” and “Our Place.” Be prepared for cold reading from script. Call-backs June 9 1-3 p.m. The festival will be held Oct. 12-14.

June 16
Lowry’s Lodge special poetry reading, “Three Nations Anthology: Native, Canadian and New England Writers,” curated by Valerie Lawson, 7 p.m. Continuum for Creativity: 863 Main St., Westbrook, $4 suggested donation, light refeshments served. 

June 16-17
Living History Camp from late 1700s-1800s, presented by the Ancient Ones, Maine history reenactors, Maine Wildlife Park, Gray. Demonstrations throughout the day Saturday and until noon on Sunday include  fire starting, cooking, trading, tomahawk throwing, flint knapping, flintlock muskets and weaving. Admission: free for ages 3 and under; $5.50 ages 4-12; $7.50 for adults; and $5.50 for seniors.


Through June 8

Sandra Bell, exhibits her oil paintings at Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton.

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Maine Wildlife Park volunteer Miriam Bisbee throws the hatchet with Dave Bryant of the Ancient Ones. The living history group will set up camp at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray June 16-17.