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The Weekly Packet|August 19, 2021
Wow—things have been busy at the library, and the August art show “Seeing the Light” is getting a lot of viewers. If you haven’t seen it, stop by. The show features paintings, carvings, pottery, and porcelain by local artists in a range of prices. Proceeds from the artwork sales are shared with the library.
LEDA BETH GRAY

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers: “The Legend of the Banana Kid”

Everyone is invited to a free performance of “The Legend of the Banana Kid” by the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers on Tuesday, August 24, at 6:00 p.m., on the library lawn. The rain date will be the next day, same time. In this story, Little Chucky heads to the Wild West to outwit outlaws in this cowboy adventure. With a fistful of bananas, Chucky rides into town on his trusty goat for a showdown with Big Bad Bart and his gang of bandits.

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers is a small puppetry troupe based in Bar Harbor consisting of siblings Erik and Brian Torbeck and Robin Erlandsen. Founded in 2000, the troupe has performed at festivals, schools, libraries, and theatres in the United States and Canada. They write and create all the shows they perform and have received three Citations of Excellence from UNIMA-USA, the highest national award in puppetry.

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