BATH — The Chocolate Church Arts Center has announced the performance schedule for the season beginning in and ending in June 2019.

For 41 years, the Chocolate Church has presented music, theatre and dance on the main stage and in the annex. Most recently the programming focus has been on highlighting local, regional, national and international musicians, producing community theatre and offering family entertainment.

American singer-songwriter Dar Williams will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, and in November, Jesse Colin Young, a founding member of the classic rock band Youngbloods, will perform on Nov. 10. Comedian and performer Avner the Eccentric brings his Defying Gravity show to the main stage on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Pat Colwell & the Soul Sensations kick off the holiday season on Nov. 24 with Motown Christmas. The Campbell Brothers’ Sacred Steel Christmas is on Nov. 30 with music from the African-American Holiness-Pentecostal repertoire. Sunday, Dec. 2 is Celtic Christmas with COIG from Cape Breton, and a Carpenters tribute band plays on Dec. 7. Livingston Taylor returns to the Chocolate Church main stage with an afternoon show at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9.

American piano music will be showcased in the spring of 2019.  George Winston performs his rural folk piano on Saturday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. In April, Ivory and Gold featuring Anne Barnhart on flute and vocals with Jeff Barnhart on piano and vocals perform on Saturday, April 13. This duo performs  American jazz, blues, ragtime, Broadway and hits from the Great American Songbook. Again to showcase classic forms of entertainment on Sunday, April 14 at 2 p.m., pianist Jeff Barnhart plays along to silent movies.

The Chocolate Church will produce “Santa Diaries” on Dec. 14-16 and “Plaza Suite” by Neil Simon will be staged on Feb. 22-24 and March 1-3. The season will end with a Shakespeare production in March 2019.

For more information, visit or call 442-8455.