Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Foundation
371 Sawyer Road
Greene, Maine 04236
(207) 946-5311
sawyermem@gmail.com
Programs for April through July, 2018

All programs are offered on Fridays at 
2pm and 7pm unless otherwise indicated.  





Friday, April 27, 2018
"How to Travel the World for Free"
Presented by Michael Wigge

Writer, humorist, and motivational speaker award winning German television personality Michael Wigge specializes in incredibly challenging stories. This film is the unbelievable attempt to travel 25,000 miles from Europe to Antarctica without spending a dime. Michael combines adventure with humorous situations and insightful interviews about people’s relationships with money.


Friday, May 11, 2018
"From the Magpie River to Ossokmanuan"
Presented by Bob Kimber

A free-lance writer and translator with a special interest in outdoor environmental subjects, join Bob as he takes you on a 250-mile canoe trip through the Quebec-Labrador bush country. Audiences will see photos and hear commentary on the joys and rigor of this rugged twenty-one portage trip that fellow paddler Hugh Stewart dubbed “the trip that wouldn’t give an inch.”


Friday, June 8, 2018
The Downeasters Chorus

The group is an award-winning men’s a capella barbershop chorus that performs regularly in southern Maine. In October, the 30-voice chorus qualified for the third time in the last nine years to represent the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Northeast District in the Society’s International 2018 Chorus and Quartet Championships in Orlando, Florida. The Chorus Championship includes 30 choruses winnowed from over 700 in the United States as well as many worldwide and typically draws in an audience of 8-10,000!


Friday, June 22, 2018
"Hot Fiddle"
Ashley Liberty & Daniel Strange

Violinist, Ashley Liberty and pianist, Daniel Strange will perform an entire program of smokin’ fast, exciting, foot-stomping music. The duo also includes Vivaldi’s famous “Summer” movement from the Four Seasons and for a cool-down moment, a gorgeous arrangment of “Shower the People” by James Taylor.


Friday, July 27, 2018
Owen Kennedy & Josh White

Two up and coming traditional musicians whose lively arrangements take their listeners from Quebec and the Canadian Maritimes over the sea to Eastern Europe, Ireland & Scotland and back home to Maine. At only 13 years old, Owen’s fiddling has capitvated audiences all the way from Cape Breton to Florida. 16 year old exuberant young musician, Josh White, has been fiddling his way around Maine the past 8 years in a journey to spread happiness through his music.


Friday, August 10, 2018
The Sandy River Ramblers

The group plays Bluegrass music with a distinctly Maine flavor. With titles like Donn FendlerSlow Down (You’ll Hit a Moose)Cliffs of Acadia; and Boots From L.L. Bean, listeners can expect to hear a lot about the history, landscape and lore of Maine at this concert. In addition audiences will enjoy a few Bluegrass standards and some clever versions of songs from country, rock and blues genres. The Ramblers play in many grange halls, colleges and other venues around central Maine and beyond.







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