By Kelly Morgan
Every Thursday, right here. Entertainment highlights for in town and beyond.
Art and Jazz
BRUNSWICK – Stroll through 18 galleries in Brunswick and Topsham as part of the Second Friday Art Walk, then catch live jazz with clarinetist Brad Terry and pianist Larry Garland. >>When: Friday 5-7:30 p.m. art walk; 7:30 p.m. concert >>Where: Brunswick, Topsham and the Maine Sound Stage >>Concert Tickets: $20 ($15 students and seniors) >>FMI: Call 798-6964 or visit baaca.org/artswalk.html
LEWISTON – The Dave Rowe Trio, Turkey Hollow and Schooner Fare will be among groups featured for Remembering Tom Rowe, a concert in honor of the musician who died in 2004 after battling cancer. Benefits the Maine Cancer Foundation. >>When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday >>Where: Franco-American Heritage Center >>Tickets: $15 to $25 >>FMI: 782-7228
Fun with Books
PORTLAND – Take the kids to meet authors and illustrators and enjoy story time at the 4th annual Blueberries & Moose: A Festival of Children’s Literature, sponsored by the Junior League of Portland. With over 25 children’s book authors and illustrators. Free. >>When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday >>Where: Deering High School Gymnasium >>FMI: Call 874-9756 or visit jlpmaine.org
BRIDGTON – Skip over to the Children’s Hands On Art Festival for lots of fun activities, including seed planting, crafts, finger painting and Chia Pet-ting. Free. >>When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday >>Where: Stevens Brook Elementary School, Rte. 302 >>FMI: Call 647-3116 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t Forget Mom
BETHEL – No Mother’s Day plans? Try taking a scenic drive west for Mother’s Day Brunch at The Bethel Inn Resort. >>When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday >>Where: Main Dining Room >>Cost: $16.95 for adults and $10.50 for children 11 and under >>FMI: Call 824.2175 or visit bethelinn.com
Also this week
“Going Solar,” a talk on solar energy, 5:30 p.m. tonight, The Green Store, Brunswick >>FMI: 729-4050 or fred@FWHorch.com
Twin-State Cruisers’ Antique Car Show and Cruise, Sunday, Ellis Park, York Beach. >>FMI: 351-2382
Check out Encore on Fridays and Spotlight calendar Saturdays for complete event listings.
By Kelly Morgan