Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Foundation
Programs for August through November, 2017

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

Please note the special day and time for 
our Children's Day Program on August 17th.





Friday, August 11, 2017
Barry Wood

Playing old pop classics, soft rock from the 50s, 60s, and 70s and traditional country music, Barry Wood has been entertaining for over 60 years. Over the last 15 years he has enjoyed a very successful career as a solo act. Over this span of time, Barry has won over 70 vocalist, entertainer, and instrumentalist awards with the Down East Country Music Association, the Maine Country Music Association, and the North American Country Music Association International in Tennessee. He also has six albums from which he has won numerous other awards.


Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 2 pm only
​Children's Day!
Mr. Magic

Dennis Labbe is a magician that performs classical and comical magic that is guaranteed to entertain. Dennis started practicing magic at the young age of seven. Now he has been performing magic arts professionally for the past 20 years. Dennis will combine magic and illusion for your mind and comedy for your funny bone. The Mr. Magic Show is the top-rated children and family magician in the state of Maine!
Children should be accompanied by an adult.


Friday, August 25, 2017
​"Northeast By Eastern"
Presented by Sumner McKane

This film combines Belfast, Maine-based Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company’s comprehensive collection of early 20th century photographs with archival film footage, interviews and oral histories. The audience will hear first-hand accounts of smuggling during prohibition, of river drivers brawling for fun, of growing up during this time in Maine’s history and much more. The film will be accompanied by an original score by McKane himself.


Friday, September 8, 2017
The Mollyockett Chorus

The group began in Norway, Maine, with a core group of 8 to 10 enthusiastic women. They were chartered in 1996. They are committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education, fellowship, performance and maintaining a presence in communities all throughout Maine.


​Friday, October 6, 2017
"Getting the Shot"
Film by Rick Ray

From sneaking past the Khmer Rouge to outrunning Somali bandits, director and cinematographer Ricky Ray shares the stories behind his most compelling footage. Ricky also gives tips to aspiring videographers on how to get past angry Indian mobs and talking your way out of Ethiopian jail! Stories and clips from decades of misadventures will mesmerize, as you flirt with international danger and intrigue.

Friday, October 20, 2017
"Biblical Treasures of Turkey Pt. 2"
Film by Robin Williams

This film delights audiences with its exhilarating scenery and historical events that everybody has heard about, but have no idea where these sites are located or what they look like. Don’t worry if you missed PT. 1. This film picks up with a brand-new story for anyone to enjoy.







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