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Address: 804 Washington Street, Bath, ME 04530
Phone Number: 207-442-8455
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Description: A converted church where cultural events are held year-round.

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Fairy Christmas Carol

A theater built in the 1800 might be cold but this was cozy warm. The sound of the background music was "away" so we didn't del we were a part of the musical. Voices were lost... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
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Garnerville, New York
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Bangor, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Paula Cole’s April 2015 concert marked our first visit to the Chocolate Church Arts Center and we loved it. What a great venue! Great seats, great acoustics and perfect for a very intimate performance. A vastly different experience than the State Theater in Portland, and for us, much preferred.

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Garnerville, New York
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

A theater built in the 1800 might be cold but this was cozy warm. The sound of the background music was "away" so we didn't del we were a part of the musical. Voices were lost when they turned from the audience but with only two ceiling miles or was quite good. The volunteer staff were very friendly. It's not... More 

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New York
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34 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Church built in the late 1800's that now has concerts. Intimate setting and great acoustics. Melissa Manchester concert was magical. Plenty of free street parking.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I appreciate that the Chocolate Church is bringing a variety of musicians and artists to Bath and these evenings are open to the public - family fun - good times - thanks to Jen!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

As we walked by we heard some interesting music. Went in -- a band setting up. We liked the sound (folk/blues) a lot. Was a free concert (was scheduled for outdoors but the threat of storms forced a last minute change of venue. Acoustics were good.We loved the band. The building, an old, converted (!) church, now is a performance... More 

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North Carolina
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Last Saturday we made a special trip to the Chocolate Church to see the photography invitational exhibition. Gallery hours were listed in the story in the local newspaper, but the place was closed up...no sign of life anywhere. While I realize that often places like the Chocolate Church are staffed by volunteers, someone needs to ride herd on them so... More 

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Fall River
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Went to see a Christmas concert here. We have been a couple of times before. We enjoyed the concert and had good seats. The lighting and sound system are very good. In the past it was cold in the winter but they have put a lot of work in and this time it was very comfortable. The church still needs... More 

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Portland, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This historic and distinctive former church and enduring local landmark on Washington Street had been repurposed as the Chocolate Church Arts Center and was no longer used as a Congregationalist house of worship. The building was locked up tight on the mid-winter day I saw it while on a photo tour of Bath. It seems it was called “Chocolate” because... More 

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Rockport
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Went to see a concert here a while ago - it was nice, beautiful church. Looking forward to visiting again because it is in a nice town.

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new england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I have been to the Chocolate Church on numerous occasions for musical performances. Despite the age of the facility, the accoustics are really good and performers seem to enjoy coming there. It is a small, intimate environment and because of its size it really doesn't matter where your seat is actually located, you will always have a clear view of... More 

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