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Greenhorns Presents: Sail Training Camp: Downeast Foxfire with Arista Holden

August 17 @ 8:00 am - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
Various through event Lubec, ME 04652 United States + Google Map
$9 – $450

Greenhorns is pleased to present our first sail training program, a follow up on Maine Sail Freight project, which brought us to Maine! Starting at Liberty Hall in Machiasport and visiting islands, coves, and historic sites while immersing students in the wild coastal ecology of Downeast Maine, this ten day course offers a birch bark crafting workshop, traditional seamanship training and all sorts of naturalist adventure. Yes, you will learn to row and sail aboard the 18th-century Bantry Bay gigs.

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3:00 pm

Eastport Strings presents a Public Session, ‘Breaking the Ice,’ with visiting artist Casey Murray

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center (EAC) 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Free

Join Eastport Strings and Boston area musician Casey Murray for a public session, “Breaking the Ice”, 3-4 pm on Saturday, August 25, downstairs at Eastport Arts Center (EAC). Players of all ages and abilities are welcome. Part of a day-long Creative Ability Development workshop led by guest artist Murray and Eastport violinist/teacher Alice St. Clair, the visit will conclude with a contra dance with caller Alba Briggs from 6:30-8:30 pm at EAC.

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5:00 pm

Fifty Years in a Foxhole

August 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Lubec Memorial Library 55 Water Street
Lubec, ME 04652 United States
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Free

Lubec author Charles Kniffen will read from “Fifty Years in a Foxhole”, a recently published memoir focusing on his combat experiences in Vietnam and life beyond. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. Kniffen has produced an episodic account of the seven months he served in Vietnam. He and his platoon endured several major engagements and the author focuses on the fate of his fellow marines and attrition through action and “friendly fire.”

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6:30 pm

Eastport Strings presents: ‘Contra Dance!’ with visiting artist Casey Murray

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Eastport Arts Center (EAC) 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Free

Join Eastport Strings and Boston area musician Casey Murray for a contra dance, with caller Alba Briggs, on August 25th from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Eastport Arts Center (EAC). The dance will conclude a day-long Creative Ability Development workshop led by guest artist Casey Murray and Eastport violinist/teacher Alice St. Clair. A public session, “Breaking the Ice”, will be held from 3-4 pm downstairs at the EAC. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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