ROCKPORT – The second concert in this summer’s Arts on the Hill free music series brings the five-piece rock band Splitwillow to Beech Hill Preserve, 316 Beech Hill Road, at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Playing rock and roll music from 1960 to 2016, this Midcoast band loves to lay down grooves that’ll get you moving and is sure to get you grooving with its funkalicious sounds..

The Coastal Mountains Land Trust’s program then brings Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra (aka MoJO) to Beech Hill Preserve Monday, July 11, at 6 p.m. Beech Hill will be hopping!

Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra is an extraordinary 18-piece Midcoast-based big band that plays modern as well as traditional jazz, including Latin, swing, blues and funk. The band derives its name from their practice schedule: Monday nights, and they certainly have their mojo workin’.

Bring a picnic dinner, relax, and enjoy the music and the spectacular view…unless you are up dancing to the beat! All Arts on the Hill performances are free and open to all ages, but please leave your dogs at home.

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Coastal Mountains Land Trust has worked since 1986 to permanently conserve land to benefit the natural and human communities of the western Penobscot Bay. The land trust has protected more than 12,000 acres, offering 50 miles of trails for public recreation.

Beech Hill Preserve is a 295-acre conservation property, managed for the complementary purposes of maintaining its scenic beauty, historic value, grassland bird habitat, and organic blueberry production.

Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra (aka MoJO).