The official website for the Southwest Harbor & Tremont Chamber of Commerce
AcadiaChamber
 

Upcoming Events

Also check the Arts Calendar

February
Southwest Harbor Public Library Presents: Paintings and Textures - the Works of Kate Russell Henry and Tom Lee
Stop by the Southwest Harbor Public Library during February to view a joint exhibit of Paintings & Textures that will include fiber sculpture, weaving, mixed media and paper assemblages by Kate Russell Henry and landscape paintings and quilts by Tom Lee. Meet the artists at a reception on Sat. Feb 11 from 2-4 p.m.

February
Southwest Harbor Public Library: Call to Exhibitors
We invite women of all ages from the MDI Community to exhibit in March 2023. We welcome pieces inspired by the National Women’s History Alliance 2023 theme “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” The exhibit will showcase the ways in which women of all ages and walks of life celebrate women storytellers. Click here for more information and to register.

Monday, February 6
ArtWaes Presents: Latin Line Dancing
10AM: Join David Lamon for Latin Line Dancing! No partner? No problem! Line dancing is a great way to have fun while dancing with others in a group. This class will focus on dances that use steps from common Latin dances including cha cha, rumba, salsa and more! No experience needed! Click here for more information and to register!

Thursday, February 9
ArtWaves Presents: Erica Qualey via Zoom: Step by Step Watercolor Painting Class
6-8PM: Back by popular demand… We will be painting our way through the winter blues with a step by step paint alongs. This class is a great way to jump into painting with watercolor and grow your skill and confidence. Grab your paintbrushes and join the fun! Click here for more information and to register.

Saturday, February 11
ArtWaves Presents: Marketing Workshop for Artists
In this class we will cover the WHO, WHAT, WHERE and HOW of marketing. We will also have the opportunity to dive deep into what might be holding you back from "putting yourself out there" (many artists struggle with this). You will learn my personal formula for creating a monthly marketing plan. Click here for more info and to register.

Sunday, February 12
ArtWaves Presents: Opening Up Abstraction with Monoprinting
11AM: Please join local artist, Emily Owens, for Opening up Abstraction with Monoprinting!We will talk about abstract art and learn some mono printmaking techniques. After making we will do some writing/journaling about our prints and share the work and thoughts about this form of making and finding meaning in art. Click here for more info and to register.

Saturday, February 18
ArtWaves Presents; Recycled Landscapes with Mariah Reading
10AM: Join Mariah Reading for a recycled materials landscape workshop. Mariah will give you step-by-step instruction about how to create lively landscape paintings using repurposed marine-debris. Blending the recycled materials into the backdrop of the location where they were rescued reminds you to see the world around you through a different lens. Click here for more info and to register.

Sunday, February 22
ArtWaves Presents: Creating Digital Art with Microsoft Word - an introduction
6-8PM: Microsoft Word may be the most popular word-processing program, but it is also a surprisingly remarkable tool for visual artists. I’ll show you how to access and utilize the graphics tools hidden behind the facade of the Word interface. As a result, you will be able to create digital art inspired by your own vision and capabilities. Click here for more information and to register.

Saturday, February 25
Camp Capella's Annual Polar Dip!
Noon: Its time Folks to get cold! The forms for the Dip this year are online at www.campcapella.org, or click here. Lets raise some camper tuition! https://secure.frontstream.com/2023-camp-capella-polar-dip

Wednesday, March 8
YWCA's 8th Annual International Women's Day Rose Sale
Celebrate the women in your life! The YWCA MDI 8th Annual International Women’s Day rose delivery on March 8th. The roses cost $5.00 apiece and will be delivered for you between 10am – 2pm to MDI, Trenton, Lamoine, and in town Ellsworth with a card sentiment of your choice. Online orders will need to be placed by March 1st. For bulk orders (over a dozen) call 207-288-5008. Click here to order.

Saturday, March 11
Island Connections' 5th Annual Chowder and Chili Chowdown for Rides
5-7PM at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center in Bar Harbor: We are so excited to bring back this event! Come join us for good food and fun. If you would like to participate by making your best chowder or chili, email Sharon: director@islconnections.org Click here for details!

Saturday, March 18
ArtWaves Presents: Recycled Landscapes with Mariah Reading- Advanced
10AM: Join Mariah Reading for a recycled materials landscape workshop. Mariah will give you step-by-step instructions about how to create lively landscape paintings using repurposed marine-debris. Blending the recycled materials into the backdrop of the location where they were rescued reminds you to see the world around you through a different lens. Click here for more information and to register

Do you have an upcoming event that you'd like us to publicize? Just email us the text and we'll do the rest.

PO Box 1143, Southwest Harbor ME 04679
207-244-9264
Site designed and hosted by Blossom Software