Folk Icon Bill Staines to Play at East Sangerville Grange on Feb. 7th

One of the best-known singer songwriters from the American folk music scene is making his way to the East Sangerville Grange to play at the February Coffee House.

Bill Staines, a Massachusetts native who hit the Cambridge scene in the early 1960s, will perform on Saturday, February 7th at 7pm.

Staines, whose music is described as “a slice of Americana”, has appeared on Garrison Kieller’s Prairie Home Companion, Public Radio’s Mountain Stage and puts on nearly 200 shows a year around the country. His songs have been recorded by many other folk legends including Peter, Paul, and Mary.

Tickets are $12 at the door. You can also reserve tickets for the February 7th show by calling 564-8596 or go to Bob’s Home and Garden in Dover-Foxcroft to purchase in advance. Doors open at 5:30; show starts at 7:00.

ESG Proud to Support Showing of “Growing Local” at Center Theatre

The East Sangerville Grange is pleased to co-sponsor the showing of “Growing Local” at the Center Theatre on Friday, Feb. 6th. This is a one-hour collection of three shorts that take a look at the upsides and challenges of producing and buying local foods. Film runs at 7. There will also be an “Informational Farmers’ Market” so you can learn about local food options and organizations supporting local food in our area. Click here for more information about the film and here to go to the Center Theatre web site. The show is free but donations are welcome. This film premiered at the 2014 Camden Film Festival. It’s bound to be a good one!