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Welcome to the BACAS Maine website. We are a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to support and promote the cultural and performing arts for Bucksport and surrounding communities. This site will not only highlight our initiatives but also try to garner more support for the arts in the Bucksport Bay Community.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Unless otherwise noted by ***, all events will be held at the 
Bucksport Performing Arts Center

APRIL EVENTS

Wednesday, April 27 @ 6:00 p.m.
Auditions for the Bucksport Community Theater's 
Summer Production
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Thursday, April 28 @ 7:00 p.m.
The Gifted & Talented Students present
their Spring Recital
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Saturday, April 30 @ 9:00 a.m.
***at the Bucksport High School***
Bucksport’s Heart and Soul Gathering & Training Session
For more information: www.bucksportheartandsoul.com

MAY EVENTS

Thursday, May 26 @ 7:00 p.m.
Bucksport High School Band and Chorus 
presents their annual Spring Concert

JUNE EVENTS

Thursday, June 2 @ 7:00 p.m.
***at the Gazebo at the Bucksport Town Dock***
(weather permitting) Bucksport High School Band Concert
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Saturday, June 4 @ 7:00 p.m.
Will & Pete Anderson Jazz Quintet Concert
RAVE REVIEWS for Will & Pete
"Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone" (The New York Times) 
“You dudes are the future. You have made my soul smile!” (Quincy Jones)     
  “These guys flood the room with joy.” (Seattle Times)
"[Their] saxophones and clarinets elegantly converge, 
converse, and engage in delightful counterpoint" (The Washington Post).
 

Twin brothers, Will & Pete, are alumni of the Kennedy Center's Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead program, and attended Juilliard in New York City, where they currently reside. They have been featured on the Prairie Home Companion  and also appeared on screen in HBO's Boardwalk Empire. They will be bringing their quintet to the Bucksport Performing  Arts Center after recently performing at the Kennedy Center.

Tickets available at BookStacks, Main Street in Bucksport as of May 21, or at the door.
Prices: $15.00 for adults/$10.00 for seasoned citizens
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Wednesday, June 15th  @ 5:30 p.m 
***at the Alamo on Main Street, Bucksport*** 
 Wednesdays on Main 2016 Kick-off Event 
Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers present "Everybody Loves Pirates”
For more information and a full schedule of Wednesday on Main events: click here
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Friday, June 24th @ 7:00 p.m.,  Saturday, June 25 @ 7:00 p.m.
and Sunday, June 26th @ 2:00 p.m.  
Bucksport Community Theater presents its summer production of 
Fiddler on the Roof
Admission:TBD

JULY EVENTS

Friday, July 8 @ 7:00 p.m. 
the Downeast Center Ring Circus Band Concert
Raising funds for music scholarships for students in the area
By donations during the event
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Monday, July 11 through Friday, July 15 and 
Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22  
9 a.m. to Noon
Bucksport Area Cultural Arts Society’s Summer Theater Camp 
Registrations limited to first 25 students: Cost: $60 for the 2 wks 
Contact: bames@bucksport.biz to register
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Friday, July 22, Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24 
Bucksport Bay Festival 
***On the waterfront and selected locations***
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Friday, July 22nd @ 6:00 p.m. at the 
***Gazebo on the beautiful Bucksport Waterfront.***
(Inclement weather location TBD)
NEW Festival Event! TALENT NIGHT at the Gazebo! 
Pre-registration ONLY!  Registration forms will be available June 15th. 
Contestants judged on originality, costume, professionalism, etc. 
Contestants under 18 must have parental permission.
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Sunday, July 24th @ 2:00 p.m.
BACAS Summer Theater Camp Finale Performance 
Free ~ but donations gratefully accepted
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ANOTHER JULY EVENT!
Date and time TBA pending the ensemble's availability 
5th Annual Gala Concert  
Featuring renowned concert pianist Daniel Epstein & Friends 
 Daniel Epstein is an internationally recognized concert pianist who 
lives and teaches in New York City and spends summers on Toddy Pond.  He will be performing in Korea this summer prior to the Gala.

AUGUST

Saturday, August 13th
2nd Annual Bucksport Art Festival
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.on the Bucksport Waterfront
For more information and artist applications, CLICK HERE

 

Click below and take a virtual tour of historic Wilson Hall and join our efforts to SAVE WILSON HALL!

IN THE WORKS

There is a possibility that BACAS will help to sponsor a 10 to 14 day PIANO CAMP,
 conducted by the internationally renowned concert pianist, Daniel Epstein. 
Students would be attending private lessons in the morning 
and the general public would be invited to attend 
the master class performances in the afternoons.
What an exceptional opportunity for one and all!

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