Already the ides of July and as I'm swimming in an absolutely uncrowded Maine cool, clear lake on a sunny day looking up at the mountains, I'm thinking....this sucks. I wish I were stuck in a sweaty subway in a city listening to some nose breather next to me.
The Maine Windjammer Association will host the 7th Annual Maine Windjammer Parade past the Rockland Breakwater on July 16 from 2 - 4 pm. Geared for both spectators on shore and windjammer guests, the event will provide close-up views of the entire fleet as it sails within a stone's throw of the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse. Spectators may view the Parade of Sail from anywhere along the mile-long Breakwater. Immediately following the Parade, many of the windjammers will anchor next to the jetty inside Rockland Harbor for the evening. Festivities include tours of the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse (contact Friends of the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse at 207-785-4609). For more information, call 800-807-WIND
Thursday, July 15, 2010 Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Location: Lincoln Street Centerhttp://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=130701960294914As a songwriter, Paddy has a knack for the overlooked. He knows that common sense is not so common, and simple truths are not so simple. With a hitch-hikers heart and a back pack full of notebook philosophy, Paddy leaves you grinning like you've just been let in on a secret -- one that you might just have known all along. Hear Paddy at http://paddymills.com/
Dates and Times: July 17, 7:00PM-8:00PM; (7:00pm & 9:00pm)
National comedian Bob Marley will have you rolling on the floor with his bust-a-gut routines about life in Maine, marriage and kids, and more! Don’t miss this highly entertaining show filled with real Down-East humor from Maine’s most-loved comedian. STRAND THEATRE 345 MAIN STREET ROCKLAND, ME (207) 594-0070 WWW.RocklandStrand.com.
7pm (all ages show) & 9pm (21+ show)- Tickets: $25/reserved seating
What Should New England Cinephiles see this week? The Reel Guy, a Maine film critic analyzes and comparing films, genres, and the industry in general and posts regular reviews of new releases in theaters and on DVD. Here's his take on what you should see in blockbuster films and from Waterville's Maine International Film Festival this week. Click here.
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