The Longest Night, December 20, 2003

The Longest Night, a Solstice Celebration, was held at the Hulls Cove Schoolhouse on Mount Desert Island on December 20, 2003, at 6 PM. There was a potluck dinner, children's activities, and magical party favors for all.

See the articles about The Longest Night 2003 (preview), The Longest Night 2003 (review and pictures), and Green Mountain Railway in the Mount Desert Islander.

See more pictures from The Longest Night 2003.

The Longest Night

Many people make The Longest Night a great party! See the credits.

The Longest Night is an evening of great performances. Here the performers for The Longest Night 2003:

Ray & Dave




Ray Lambert   David Baker
Ray Lambert - harmonica   David Baker - guitar

Ray & Dave played the best of Quebecois and Bluegrass on the guitar and harmonica. See a photo of Ray & Dave at The Longest Night 2003.

Planet Pan

Planet Pan

Planet Pan is a Steel Band composed of high school students from Blue Hill, Maine. Their repertoire goes beyond the traditional sounds of the Caribbean, where steel band originated. Planet Pan plays everything from Top 40 hits and rock 'n roll to blues and classical music. One of Planet Pan's goals is to spread the word, through their performances at schools throughout Maine, about the fun of playing pan music.

See photos of Planet Pan in rehearsal for The Longest Night 2003.

Nigel Chase
  Nigel Chase
leads Plant Pan.
See photos of Planet Pan at The Longest Night.
Roller Organ
Dr. Wilson plays the
Chautauqua Roller Organ!
Dr. Wilson displays
Mastery of the Mystic Arts!

Dr. Wilson's Memory Elixir

See the talented Dr. Wilson
make his musical debut on the

Antique Hand-Cranked Chautauqua Roller Organ

an instrument that has brought delight to the hearts of thousands
throughout its celebrated history!

He will also introduce

Dr. Wilson's Incredible Steam-Operated Calliope

an instrument of world renown!

Feats of Conjuration

In which the learned Doctor will display his

Mastery of the Mystic Arts

through a display of conjuring skill involving a single cup and ball.

The performance will conclude with an educational demonstration
of the salutory properties of


most specifically its ability to


the capacity for


See photos of Dr. Wilson at The Longest Night.

Green Mountain Railway

Green Mountain Railway

Green Mountain Railway is a high-energy band based on Mount Desert Island, Maine that specializes in Celtic, old-time, bluegrass, polka and swing tunes. The band takes its name from the cog railway that ran up Cadillac Mountain (formerly Green Mountain) in the late 1800s. With its uplifting style, Green Mountain Railway preserves the tradition of lively dance music on Mount Desert Island.

See photos of Green Mountain Railway at The Longest Night.

The historic Hulls Cove Schoolhouse is located on Route 3 in Hulls Cove, on the right hand side as you approach Bar Harbor; overflow parking is provided at the stone church across the street. For more information call Chuck at (207) 288-5196 or email drwilson@memoryelixir.com.

See a great picture of the historic Hulls Cove Schoolhouse in the Bar Harbor Times.

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