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We've Got the Blueberry Blues!

(See Assigned Row Plan Below!)

"Rakealot" Knights of the Round Table
"Rakealot" Knights of the Round Table

The script and the music are different year to year, but you can count on one thing to stay the same: The Blueberry Festival musical is always written and performed by local talent, and it's always big fun!

Members from the church and community come together to create the script, choreography, lyrics, stage sets, props and costumes for five nights of homegrown, small-town good times in the church sanctuary. Tickets for the 2014 show will go on sale in June.  Please call the church and leave your name and phone number, we will return your call in the order received.

"Rakealot" maidens sing "Simple Joys"
"Rakealot" maidens sing "Simple Joys"

2014 Musical

Our musical for 2014 is In Lieu of Flowers, Send Blueberries written and directed by Marge Ahlin.  In Lieu is about a Machias native who returns to his home town to plan his unorthodox funeral.  Lots of music and silly antics will help tell this tale.  Promises to be a night of fun and frivolity

Assigned Row Sections

Blueberry musical's famous Tambourine Toccatas
Blueberry musical's famous Tambourine Toccatas

People holding tickets for the show will know their pew section on the main floor of the sanctuary. Show goers will know exactly in which row and pew section they are going to sit and won’t have to stand in line hoping to be able to sit together. The reserved pew arrangement applies to the shows presented on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, August 13-16th.

The Tuesday night August 12th Open Dress rehearsal with no Town Band will remain general admission for $7.00. Seats in the balcony for each night will be available but not reserved.

Tickets are on sale at the Church Office, open 10AM to 2PM Tuesdays thru Thursdays, 207-255-6665. Admission is $15 for adults, $7 for children under 12.

Call early to get your favorite secure space in a pew. Be sure to get tickets ahead of time, because performances scheduled for Tuesday-Saturday, August 12-16, sell out. Tickets will go on sale in June. Call (207) 255-6665 to order yours. Map of seating plan can be viewed on the Downloadable Documents link.

The Dress Rehearsal is Tuesday night, August 12, at 6:30 P.M. Doors open at 5:30 P.M. Rush seating: For best seats arrive early! This is an open dress rehearsal without the band.  Tickets for dress rehearsal $7.

August 13-16 Performances' Admission is $15 for adults, $7 for children under 12: Doors open at 6 p.m. Gene Nichols strikes up the band at 7 p.m., and the play begins at 7:30 p.m. To order DVDs of this year's and previous years' performances, go to the Downloadable Documents link.

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