Some of the 375 dresses collected by National Honor Society students at Washington Academy hang on a rack at the prom dress exchange April 11, 2015.

The Grand prom dress resale event

ELLSWORTH — The Grand will hold its “Dress Rehearsal – Prom Dress Resale” 3-6 p.m. Friday, March 15, at 165 Main St. With a suggested donation of $25 per dress, proceeds will benefit the Grand’s Emmaus Homeless Shelter. For more information on this or other Grand events, call the box office at 207-667-9500, visit The Grand website at or follow The Grand on Facebook.

‘Leaves of Grass’ poetry readings with Lamoine Community Arts

LAMOINE — The Lamoine Community Arts will present a selection of poetry readings from Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” accompanied by guitar and song at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Lamoine-Bayside Grange Hall, 184 Douglas Highway. Doors open 30 minutes before performances, and donations are welcome. Refreshments will be available during intermission. For more information, call 207-667-6564.

St. Patrick’s Day concert with The Crow’s Nest

BAR HARBOR — The Crow’s Nest will perform Celtic music at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mt. Desert St. The Crow’s Nest features area musicians Heather MacLeod, Jeff Morgan, Chris Gray and Jim Gray. This concert is part of the Jesup’s Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series. This concert is free and open to the public. The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. and seating is first come, first served. For more information, contact the Jesup at 207-288-4245 or

Blue Hill Bach to hold concert for musician’s 334th birthday

BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Bach will celebrate J.S. Bach’s 334th birthday with a performance of his “Musical Offering” at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church, 330 Hinckley Ridge Road. Harpsichordist/organist Daniel Pyle will be joined by Catherine Bull, flauto traverso, Anatole Wieck and Ryu Mitsuhashi, violin, and Mollie Glazer, viola da gamba. Afterward, meet the artists and help support Blue Hill Bach’s education programs at a reception at Sandy’s Blue Hill Café. Reserve now:

Buck’s Mills and Rod Club 8th annual Gun Show

ORLAND — The 8th annual Gun Show, sponsored by the Buck’s Mills Rod & Gun Club, will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Orland Community Center, 21 School House Road. Admission is $5, and admission for children younger than 15 is free if they are accompanied by an adult.

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