Directly following this year’s edition of “Dancing with the Local Stars” Friday evening, April 26, there will be an after-party at Graffam Brothers Harborside Restaurant, 16 Bayview Landing. The celebration will include appetizers, a cash bar and, of course, dancing.

The show itself — see related feature story linked below — starts at 7 p.m. in the Strom Auditorium of Camden Hills Regional High School. Tickets are $25 in advance, available at Camden National Bank, the Grasshopper Shop, HAV II and The Reading Corner; by calling 236-3000; or visiting They will be $30 at the door.

“Dancing with the Local Stars” is a fundraiser for The Community Schools at Opportunity Farm and Camden. The benefit performance is generously supported by Lead Event Sponsor Camden Real Estate Company; Lead Media Sponsor Maine Magazine; PenBay Pilot and Investment Management & Consulting Group; and Richard and Barbara Russo.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or