Stillwater Community Arts presents its 7th annual Artspalooza arts and music festival on Saturday, June 17, from 6-10 p.m. in more than 15 venues in downtown Orono.

From a performance by the award-winning Orono High School show choir to readings by local authors to an amazing variety of musical and dance performances, there is something for all ages at this free event. The tentative schedule is as follows:

Stillwater Artsapalooza Children’s Parade at 5:30 p.m.; assemble behind the Orono Public Library at 5:25 p.m.

Bear Brew Pub (downstairs): (menu items available) 6-6:40 p.m. TBD 7-7:40 p.m. Judd Esty-Kendall 8-8:40 p.m. Jesse Walters (vocal/guitar)

Black Bear Brewery:(menu items available) 6-6:40 p.m. Nathan Manaker and Isaac Anderson (vocal) 7-7:40 p.m. 581 JamBand Trio 8 -8:40 p.m. Some Theatre Company

Church of Universal Fellowship: 6-6:40 p.m. OHS Show Choir 7- 7:40 p.m. Colin Graebert (vocal) 8- 8:40 p.m. Katie Cloutier, Kayla Gayton and Zach Smith 9-9:40 p.m. Nathan Lesser (violin)


The Family Dog: (menu items available) 6 – 6:40 p.m. Sierra Zang (piano) 7 – 7:40 p.m. OHS Jazz Band 8 – 8:40 p.m. Sus4 (jazz) 9-9:40 p.m. Daniel Perkins, Hannah Box and Six Strings (vocal/guitar) Harvest Moon: (menu items available) 6-6:40 p.m. Rich Kenefic (guitar) 7-7:40 p.m. Too Cool Jules (provocative poems and seditious songs)

Marsh Island Brewery: (menu items available) 7-7:40 p.m. Eric Reardon (vocal/guitar) 8-8:40 p.m. Don Hinckley (vocal/guitar)

The Nest: (menu items available) 6-6:40 p.m. Sandy Phippen (reading) 7-7:40 p.m. Bob Klose (reading) 8-8:40 p.m. Riverside Poets

Orono Brewing Company: (menu items available) 7-7:40 p.m. Brooke Nason (vocal) 8-8:40 p.m. Orono Ukuleles

Orono Fire Department: 6:30-7:30 Six Basin Street All Women’s Dixieland Band 8-8:40 p.m. Noh Way Tango

Pat’s Pizza: (menu items available) 6-6:40 p.m. Leonard Middle School Saxophones 7-7:40 p.m. Rockin’ Ron Band 8-8:40 p.m. Rockin’ Ron Band


The Store: (menu items available) 6-6:40 p.m. Brooke Nason (vocal) 7-7:40 p.m. Chana Wingard, Isaiah Grace, Maddie Marks (vocal) 8-8:40 p.m. Ceolta Cello

Thai Orchid: (menu items available) 6-6:40 p.m. The Clarinets! Emily Dunphy and Lanissa Nadeau 7-7:40 p.m. Don Hinckley (vocal/guitar) 8-8:40 p.m. Noam Osher, Zivi Osher, Eli McGill, Ashley Connole, Auralee Mayfield (vocal and uke)

Verve: (menu items available) 6-6:40 p.m. Tremolo 7-7:40 p.m. Turtle Crossing (folk) Woodman’s Bar and Grill: (menu items available) 8-8:40 p.m. Divisi (vocal) 9-9:40 p.m. TBD

The Alley: 5:40 p.m.-6A p.m. Amazing Ducky 6:40 p.m.-7 p.m. Chris and Dan Crocker (swing dance) 7:40-8 p.m. Orono Ukuleles 8:40-9 p.m. The Tap Dancers

Print copies and a map of the venues will be available at Artsapalooza itself. For more information or to volunteer to help, contact

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