This Maine local community video shows you what 100 musicians that practice year round can do to enrich a small town.The kids playing in the park, on a summer, with balloons, older folks in their lawn chairs talking, laughing, socializing with music that is home made in the park center stage. The Houlton Rotary Club raised the money to build the Houlton ME Amphitheatre stage that gets used for everything from McGill's Community Band, to local veterans, memorial ceremonies. In small town if the volunteers did not get involved, there is not the money to "hire it down".
Small towns have stronger, deeper involvement because there are only so many people to take on the civic community "jobs" or roles to make the area what it is. When an outside viewer suddenly is at the event, seeing his future "neighbors", watching, seeing, feeling like he is in the middle of the event in a lawn chair, that is powerful. He is considering where in Maine to call home. This video shows him one more aspect of what it would be like to live here. For a moment he is here in Houlton Maine..behind Cary Library in the park with friendly people who like music.