Inn Along the Way Fall Harvest Open Mic Oct. 2

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:15am

Open Mic celebrating music and verse continues in the big red tie out barn at Inn Along the Way’s Chapman Farm, 741 Main Street, in Damariscotta. Celebrating the sounds and spirit of the new fall season through music, song and spoken word will take place on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Rusty Hinges, Damariscotta Open Mic (DOM), Inn tours and hay field walks is a by donation fundraiser for the Inn Along the Way (IAW). The IAW model is a unique and innovative community design in which older adults live interdependently in a neighborhood-style setting of small, environmentally friendly homes. IAW continues to welcome members of the greater community as well as serve those who seek respite and volunteer opportunities in a vibrant community setting.

In traditional Maine coast fashion, community members attending the Inn’s Fall Harvest lawn and barn party are welcome to bring a picnic. They will be surrounded with an eclectic mix of music, song, verse, dance, community fun and laughter. Musicians and performing artists from all genres and generations this is your opportunity to step onto the DOM summer stage. Performer registration begins at 1 p.m.

Rusty Hinges, whose performance will begin at 3, is a Midcoast Maine band, playing an eclectic mix of acoustic music from folk music, from sea shanties to fiddle tunes, oldies to bluegrass and original tunes. Members of the band are: Nancy Bridges, violin, guitar, vocals, penny whistle; John Couch, guitar, vocals, harmonica; John Monterisi, guitar, vocals; Dan Townsend, guitar, vocals; and Peter Saladino, electric bass, vocals.

FMI about DOM participation or the IAW’s Fall Harvest musical fundraiser schedule please contact Sylvia Tavares at (207) 766-8469