Another Manic Monday & I Can’t Wait for Happy Hour

Ahhhh, it’s starting to feel a lot like summer! Warm weather, spring showers, restaurants opening back up for the season, dining outside on restaurant patios — you know I love to sit on a nice, big deck in the summertime ūüėČ — and Easter is right around the corner. I didn’t paint any eggs, but I did find some chocolate this weekend. That chocolate bunny didn’t stand a chance. Speaking of chocolate, yay for Bixby!! Maybe we should all celebrate with chocolate martinis. Yep, that sounds legit. Alright, here’s what’s up this week –

Monday, April 14

  1. King Eider’s Pub¬†‚Äď Mug Club and Trivia at The 1812 Farm (Must have reservations).
  2. Open Mic Night at Fog Bar & Cafe starts at 8 pm. All kinds of talent and you never know what musical instruments is going to show up each week. Come join the fun & enjoy happy hour prices all night.1505135_675457255846308_261620951_n
  3. Trivia Night at¬†Rock Harbor Pub & Brewery¬†at 7pm & Mug night (half price appetizers for mug clubbers).¬†¬†Come with a couple of friends and a clever team name.¬†(One team goes by “My Couch Pulls Out, But I Don’t” Yup. That happened.) Come a little early and get dinner and drinks, and hope you are lucky, ’cause boy, there are some wicked smaht fellas on some of those teams! And guess what! This week¬†everyone playing gets a chance to win a pair of ski passes to¬†Sunday River or Sugarloaf. Right on! All ya ski bums better come out for this one. Just show up.¬†Doesn‚Äôt cost anything to play. Game lasts about 1 hr, 1hr 30 min.
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    Trivia Team

     

  4. Monday Night Blues at Time Out Pub, 7-10pm, $10. StudebakerJohn $5 Margaritas an $1 tacos. Also downstairs has free pool 6pm Рclose. & $1 PBRs 6pm on!! 
  5. 25th annual Special Olympics Benefit Auction at Trackside Station put on by Rockland Kiwanis Club. Silent auctions, door prizes, fun, and a good cause.¬†Trackside also¬†has $3 Margaritas all day and¬†$3 Bud Light Lime-A Rita’s with souvenir glass.
  6. Library week. Go check out what’d happening at the library. Camden is giving out free bags. Just show up to receive a bag.
  7. Hospitality Industry Night at Comida Latin Kitchen, Camden, 10% off if you work in service industry.
  8. Mexican Monday at Smokestack –¬†$2 Tacos,¬†$3 Coronas $4 Margaritas
  9. Montsweag‘s got¬†$5 Burgers and Half Price Bottles of Wine for ya tonight.
  10. Watch Celtics play at 7pm at Rollie’s. Order a Miller and you get to keep the glass.
  11. Free pool at Front Street Pub.
  12. Newcastle Publick House has $5 burger & fries, $2 pbr, $3 wine special.
  13. Folkdancing¬†5-7:30 p.m. @¬†Bell the Cat, Belfast. They’re teaching different kinds of folk dancing. Israeli, Russian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Martian. Ok, you caught me, I added that last one… Live music by Shana Hanson and Clayton Clemetson. Free; donations accepted. FMI: 338-8980. Go dance, have fun, be merry!

Tuesday, April 15

Sox play at 8pm.

  1. Open Mic Night at Rock Harbor Pub & Brewery 8:301920143_680259195371951_960773_n
  2. Newcastle Publick House Trivia Tuesdays 6:30 and 1/2 off well drinks.
  3. Learn to Use the Internet to Grow your Small Business. Free workshop at Midcoast School of Technology 6-7:30. RSVP by calling Adult Ed office: 596-7752. More info.
  4. Open Mic from 7-9pm at Montsweag Roadhouse. Go do the Burger Challenge!
  5. Trackside has $3 shot specials.
  6. 2 for Tuesdays at T.O.P. Р 2 Well drinks for price of one until 6pm.
  7. Archer’s on The Pier: Tuesday & Thursday buy 1 get 1 1/2 off entrees.
  8. Rollie’s¬†$1 Tacos, $5 Tall Rollie‚Äôs Margaritas.¬†
  9. Opera¬†at The Strand 1pm.¬†Puccini’s¬†La Boh√®me.
  10. Delvino’s does 2 for Tuesday!¬†Appetizer, salads, bread, pasta entrees, & dessert for 2 people!¬†$19.99 for lunch,¬†$29.99 for dinner. Yum!
  11. Front Street Pub Bring a friend and buy 1 burger & get the second 1/2 off! Yum!
  12. Some Camden International Film Festival films playing at The Strand 7pm ¬†Cost: $8.50.¬†“Dead River Rough Cut is¬†about two Mainers who live in a shack, hunting, fishing, trapping and logging with oxen.
  13. Reflexology, Ear acupuncture (ouch!), chair massage 4:15PM Free at Knox County Health Clinic, 1st floor of Bok Medical Building (behind Rockland Public Library). FMI: 594-6993.
  14. Tuesdays mean tacos at¬†3Crow.¬†You can’t beat their $2 Tacos. All different kinds of delicious varieties. All day.wpid-IMG_35364631374595.jpeg

Wednesday, April 16

Sox & Celtics at 8pm.

  1. All you can eat Spaghetti night at Rockland Cafe! Take your date and do it up Lady & The Tramp style.
  2. Trivia @ The Badger. 7pm $2 to play. Only 3 more weeks of Trivia for the season after this one. Coming up –¬†¬†Mon. April 28, The Badger will be doing a 5 course beer dinner. Reservations required, so make yours now!
  3. Remember, no open mic at Speakeasy until summertime.
  4. Eric Green will be playing solo at¬†Bowen’s Tavern, Belfast 7-10 p.m. He’ll be playing solo you can’t even hear him. (Get it so low? OK, never mind. Obviously you’ll be able to hear him if you go!!)
  5. Trackside has Wine Down Wednesday with $4.50 glasses of wine.
  6. King Eider’s Pub¬†‚Äď ‚ÄúDate Night in Damariscotta‚ÄĚ Buy any dinner entr√©e and add a Lincoln Theater movie ticket for only $5.
  7. Free pool at The Front Street Pub.
  8. Business After Hours Damariscotta 5-7pm @ Spectrum Generations.
  9. Poet Dave Morrison reading some poems. Free. Part of the National Poetry Month fun. All are welcome. 6:30pm Rockport Library.
  10. April is whiskey making month at Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery so they are inviting you to come in and talk whiskey on Wednesday noon to 4 pm at our Farm Winery and Distillery in Union. Sip, smell, and sample. Email Keith@sweetgrasswinery.com to reserve your space.
  11. Rollie’s¬†$1 Boneless Wings,¬†Harpoon Hump Day¬†$2 Drafts
  12. Discount movie tickets to shows at The Colonial in Belfast on Sundays & Wednesdays. $5.
  13. Go¬†Star Gazing¬†at¬†Beech Hill! 6:30-8pm. Yay for¬†full moon and spring stars at Beech Hill Preserve in Rockport. Viewing party brought to you by Coastal Mountains Land Trust and the Camden Public Library. Children’s star stories, telescopes, stars… Dress warm and bring a flashlight. FMI: 236-7091.
  14. Live music @ Newcastle Publick House is Will & Doug.will n doug
  15. Smokestack has 50 Cent Boneless or Bone-In Wings All Day!
  16. Wine Down Wednesday at Trackside. Glass of wine for $4.50 all day. Don’t mind if I do.
  17. Wing Ding Wednesday at T.O.P.  Translation: wings are 1/2 price all day at Time Out Pub. Pool Tourney @ 7pm, cash prizes.

Thursday, April 17

Sox play at 8pm.

  1. King Eider’s Pub¬†–¬†Entertainment in the Pub will be Jud Caswell¬†¬†7pm-9pm, Mug Club and Wine Club.
  2. Old Blues Kats @ The Speakeasy, 8pm.
  3. Live Music and Half Price Bottles of Wine at Montsweag Roadhouse.
  4. Archer’s on The Pier: Tuesday & Thursday buy 1 get 1 1/2 off entrees.
  5. Simon & Goodwin folk duo performing at Rockland Library. Free. 6-7:30pm.
  6. Fajita Thursday at La Vida in Belfast. Buy one Fajita dinner, get one 50% off! All day!
  7. Saltwater Film Society screening “The Village” at Thomaston Public Library, 6:30pm. I just really, really loved this movie. It’s not even that great. But I just really liked it. It’s¬†William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver in an isolated village in and things get weird. Free.
  8. Celtic Band Jam on Thursdays at Bell the Cat in Belfast.
  9. Nukulele is rockin’ out @ Front st pub in Belfast, ME starting at 8 p.m. Be there!
  10. Belfast Maskers put on “Agnes of God”¬†nightly through April 19th,¬†7 pm. Cost $10.

    Photo by: Alex Chaplin/poster by Erik Perkins

  11. Free pool at TOP
  12. Karaoke at Cuzzys!
  13. Smokestack has Locals Day! $1 PBR’s, $2 Off Burgers and Sandwiches.
  14. The Front Street Pub has flip cup, beer pong, shot specials,  annnd perhaps frat boys?
  15. Live music @ Newcastle Publick House is Paul Mellyn. $6 martini special, $3 wine special.
  16. Open Mic @ Highlands! 6:30-9:30pm. Get there wicked early to sign up to play!
  17. In Good Company Food Journey is River Cottage this week.
  18. Sunfire Grill 10 Year Anniversary Celebration. 4 Courses, $30 per person, call for reservations. Yum!sunfire

 

 

Upcoming:

 

The 220s playing prog rock at The Waterdog (The WB, as I’m calling it). ¬†The old Billy’s Tavern. It’s great that they’re having a band there. I’m really ¬†hoping they keep up the music scene that Billy’s had. We’ll see.. The event is a fundraiser for autism. 9 pm Friday.¬†21+ show,¬†Suggested Donation of $5 at the door!¬†Event info here.

Rustic Overtones & Spose play a Benefit Concert at Thompson Community Center in Union. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at door. Friday, 7:30pm.

2nd annual Ballad Of Milli Vanilli Lip Syncing Contest!¬†¬†Prizes will be given to the top 5 crowd favorites.¬†Dress up. Or go naked. Whatever. Ok don’t do that. Event is Saturday 8¬†pm at Trackside. Fundraiser for Roller Derby Girls. Cost is¬†$7, plus $2 per song. ¬†For sign-up information, visit rockcoastrollers.org. Registration deadline is April 16th.

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