Every Thursday, right here. Entertainment highlights in town and beyond.
Laughing the night away
Augusta – Comedy night featuring Freddie Stone, Rob Steen & Chuck Grover
>>When: 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 >>Where: Augusta Civic Center >>Tickets: $15.00 >>FMI: 626-2400 or augustaciviccenter.org
Rumford – Red & White at Black. The third annual wine-tasting event. Enjoy a complete wine-tasting experience – red wines, white wines, hors d’oeuvres.
>>When: 6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19 >>Where: 39 Glover Road >>Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door >>FMI: Sue at 364-4919, Black Mountain at 364-8977, or skiblackmtnofme.org/
Tame the pipe
Bethel – Attempt to qualify for regionals in the Jeep Terrain Park Challenge and become one of the top 24 athletes from six regional qualifiers. The event will benefit the Heuga Center for multiple sclerosis and is a place for amateur skiers and snowboarders to showcase their best moves in the Rocking Chair Terrain Park.
>>When: 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 >>Where: Sunday River Ski Resort >>Ticket: $39 to register, plus a U.S. snowboard association membership >>FMI: sundayriver.com or jeeptpc.com
Greater Bridgton Lakes – A weekend of dogsled races and skijoring at Five Field Farms as well as a variety show and a wine-and-cheese reception make up the Mushers Bowl Winter Carnival. Many events will take place over the weekend, so check out the schedule. Proceeds to benefit the Harvest Hills Animal Shelter.
>>When: Friday through Sunday, Jan. 19 to 21 >>Where: Greater Bridgton Lakes area >>Tickets: Entry is free to many events with $1 button >>FMI: 647-3472 or mushersbowl.com
Portland – Meet the artist, Ann Legg, who is behind “The Power of Color,” a display that presents realistic and abstract works in oil, watercolor, pastel, and glass construction at her meet-and-greet.
>>When: 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19 >>Where: Art Display Space, 17 Arbor St. >>FMI: 874-8793