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  • Friday September 30 2016

    Larry Kaplan @ BMLL Performance Hall

    The Bagaduce Music Lending Library is pleased to welcome Larry Kaplan for a concert of folksong on September 30, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Kaplan’s music is known widely in both the US and abroad for its strong storytelling and for its simple and beautiful melody lines, and has been sung and recorded by many contemporary […] View event

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    To your health: Examining the history of modern medicine @ Brick Store Museum

    The Brick Store Museum opened its newest exhibition, “To Your Health: Examining the History of Modern Medicine,” presented by York Hospital and co-sponsored by Southern Maine Health Care. Visitors to the exhibition can discover the fascinating history of how our bodies have experienced disease and treatment over 250 years, and how healthcare has changed over […] View event

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    Maine Harvest Bucks @ Maine Harvest Bucks

    Maine Harvest Bucks provides more fruits and vegetables to low-income shoppers, and this month it’s LOTS more: we’re DOUBLING the bonus at select retail stores for Store-Up September. Stock up on the best of the season’s bounty. Help us spread the word! Ask customer service at participating stores for details and how to sign up, […] View event

  • Chesterville Artists Exhibition @ Chesterville Center Union Meetinghouse

    through Oct. 9 View event

  • Town Manager Review @ Readfield Town Office

    READFIELD: The Town Manager is being evaluated at this time by the Select Board for his regularly scheduled annual review. Members of the public are invited to constructively comment on his performance in relation to their expectations of a Town Manager on behalf of Readfield. Comments must be in writing and may be sent to: […] View event

  • June LaCombe SCULPTURE exhibitions

    June LaCombe SCULPTURE exhibitions not to be missed Gary Haven Smith STONE WAVES Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens – Boothbay, Maine July 6 – October 23, 2016 A solo sculpture exhibition by Gary Haven Smith sited surrounding the visitor center at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. This acclaimed stone sculptor brings fluidity and light to glacial boulders […] View event

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    Locals Appreciation at the Green Lion Gallery, Bath

    The upcoming Bath Art Walk on Sept. 16 will be the last one for the Green Lion Gallery on Centre Street. The gallery is moving to 104 Front St. in October, and will be on the ground floor with a lot more room allowing for workshops, classes and other community events. The gallery is offering […] View event

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    Paintings by Margaret Lawrence @ The Stonewall Gallery

    Join us to view the Stonewall Gallery’s fall show featuring recent work by Yarmouth artist Margaret Lawrence. Lawrence’s ethereal, abstract landscapes with their luminous colors and lively textures reflect her process of applying and removing paint. She writes, “Through the give and take of paint, an image that was inspired by a specific place transforms […] View event

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    Red Cloak Haunted History Tour

    Join The Lady in the Red Cloak for a lantern lit walking tour of Hallowell. Discover the back streets and hidden stories of Hallowell, its mysteries and haunts. See the oldest building on Water St., hear many ghostly tales, learn of the patent medicine business, experience a one-of-a-kind evening in this “Antique Riverport.” The moderate […] View event

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    Jeff Bye, Urban Explorations exhibition @ Greenhut Galleries

    Urban Exploration is Jeff Bye’s fourth solo exhibition at Greenhut Galleries and continues his ongoing exploration of unknown or ignored buildings before they disappear forever. The focus of the exhibition concentrates on locations throughout the east coast (NYC, Philadephia, Portland, ME), as well as areas he has traveled to in Europe. About his work Bye […] View event

  • Support the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire Shop at The Fabulous Find in Kittery Maine @ The Children's Museum of New Hampshire

    Support the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire Shop at The Fabulous Find in Kittery Maine September 2016 The Fabulous Find, a 501c3 non-profit organization (listed under A Caring Community), is a boutique style resale shop at 139 State Rd (Route One) in Kittery, Maine which partners with different worthy, local non-profit organizations each month. For […] View event

  • “Open Spaces: Reimagining Pastoral Maine” exhibition @ L.C. Bates Museum

    The L.C. Bates Museum is proud to announce its new exhibition Open Spaces: Reimagining Pastoral Maine, opening on May 6, 2016 and running until October 15, 2016. The exhibit aims to explore the natural beauty of Maine’s fields and the flora and fauna that fill them. Defining fields as an expansive space, the exhibition seeks to […] View event

  • “Nachtmusik” and “Monhegan, on the Rock” @ Elizabeth Moss Galleries

    Elizabeth Moss Galleries is proud to announce the following concurrent exhibitions: Ronald Rovner’s solo exhibition “Nachtmusik” and the group exhibition “Monhegan, on the Rock” which will be featuring artists Don Stone, Alison Hill, Carol Raybin, Marilyn Swift and Krisanne Baker. The events run from Thursday, August 4th to Saturday, October 1st. Ronald Rovner has created in his […] View event

  • September Artist of the Month @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Bert Ayotte will be displaying and his creative landscape and building paintings at the Cohen Center. Please stop by to view his works. A portion of the sales support the Cohen Center activities and programs. View event

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    Final Opening of the 2016 Season @ The Turtle Gallery

    The final show of the 2016 and 34th season at the Turtle Gallery will feature: Michael WEYMOUTH – Oil paintings and watercolors Ed PORTER – Prints All Gallery Artists – including Alix Bacon, Siri Beckman, Peter T. Bennett, Holly Berry, Sally Brophy, Michele Caron, Anderson Giles, Rebecca Goodale, Conny Hatch, Jaap Helder, Zuzonna Huot, Nina […] View event

  • Jim St.Clair Exhibit @ Gold/Smith Gallery

    Beginning Sept.8th through Oct.23rd Gold/Smith Gallery, 8 Mckown St., Boothbay Harbor will be featuring the premier Maine exhibition of paintings by New York artist Jim St.Clair. there will be a reception for the artist at the gallery Saturday, September 10th from for to 7 p.m. The public is invited to come and meet the artist, […] View event

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    Guided Little Bigelow Hike with Maine Huts & Trails @ Maine Huts & Trails

    3-Day/2-Night @ 1 Hut (Stratton Brook Hut) Begin your adventure from the Stratton Brook Trailhead on Route 27. Hike about three miles to Stratton Brook Hut , arriving by 5pm. The hut staff will show you to your bunk room, so you can settle in before dinner is served at 6. You’ll spend the evening […] View event

  • Rangeley Oktoberfest Weekend @ Town of Rangeley and Oquossoc

    The Rangeley Oktoberfest Weekend (September 29 – October 2) activities range from a Brat & Strudel contest to Stein Hoisting competitions to special menus at many restaurants in Rangeley and Oquossoc to the Maine Forestry Museum’s 23rd Annual Apple Festival. Rangeley Oktoberfest weekend kicks off with the annual Brat & Strudel contest on Thursday, September […] View event

  • Exchange: Art by Daniel Minter and Flavio Freitas @ Merrill Memorial Library

    The art of Daniel Minter, Portland, and Flavio Freitas, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, will be on exhibit at the Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Maine Street, Yarmouth Sept. 12-Oct 29. The exhibit features paintings by the two artists who participated in a sister-state exchange between Maine and Rio Grade do Norte, Brazil, a project of […] View event

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    “Joyful In Nature” Acrylic Paintings by Julie Bernier @ CIA Cafe

    Original acrylic paintings September 15 through October 27 Artist’s Wine & Cheese Reception – Thursday October 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. CIA Cafe, 72 Ocean St, South Portland Open 7 am – 5 pm daily Joyful In Nature is a series of acrylic paintings celebrating animal, avian and aquatic life in Maine and beyond. […] View event

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    “Get out of the House and Enjoy the Great Outdoors” @ Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center

    GET OUT OF THE HOUSE, ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS AND EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES DURING ACTIVE AGING WEEK 2016 HOSTED BY SPECTRUM GENERATIONS COASTAL COMMUNITY CENTER Active aging means living life as fully as possible. How well we age has more to do with how well we function, and a lot less to do with the […] View event

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    The Art Group “42 Artists 84 Views” @ Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus

    “The Art Group” is comprised of a diverse group of artists from Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, who work in various styles and mediums. The show opens on Monday Sept. 12, 2016 and runs through January 6, 2017. Reception on October 7th from 530 p.m. to 730 p.m. Artist Members exhibiting work at the Glickman […] View event

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    Kefauver Studio & Gallery Presents the “6 x 6 x 6, #2” Art Show @ Kefauver Studio & Gallery

    The Kefauver Studio & Gallery, Damariscotta, presents “6 x 6 x 6, #2”, an art show that will finish off the 2016 summer season at the gallery. The show will run from September 29th through October 23rd. This show is the second edition of the popular “6 x 6” show first exhibited in 2015. It […] View event

  • “The Depot” @ Skowhegan History House Museum & Research Center

    through October. Includes numerous artifacts, informative panels, photographs, maps, and more that illustrate just how vital Skowhegan’s railroad was – from its start in 1856 until the last bit of track was removed in 1971 View event

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    Wine (and food) Walk @ Salt & Honey

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided viticultural tasting and walking tour of the Kennebunks’s vibrant restaurant scene as you explore some delicious examples wines from renown regions of the world paired with delicious foods at four great establishments. You’re in for an incredible wine education experience. You’ll walk away understanding how […] View event

  • Cumberland Fair @ Cumberland Fairgounds

    large exhibit halls, midway, livestock exhibits, animal pull events and harness racing. View event

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    Priscilla Stevens, Plein Air Pastels @ Townsend Real Estate & Art Gallery, Cape Elizabeth

    through Oct. 15 View event

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    Guided Flagstaff Canoe and Camp with Maine Huts & Trails @ Maine Huts & Trails

    4-Day/3-Night @ 1 Hut (Flagstaff Hut) + 1 Night Camping Begin your journey by hiking or mountain biking from your choice of trailheads to get to Flagstaff Hut. See ‘Trail Descriptions’ for a full list of options. Arrive at the hut anytime before 5, allowing yourself time to settle in before dinner is served at […] View event

  • “In and Out of the Shadows,” by Bridget McAlonan @ Monkitree

    through Nov.19, working in both painting and shadow puppetry, Bridget McAlonan, an artist from Topsham, Maine, delves into the concepts of confinement, longing, belonging, and what happens when we aren’t like everyone else. Do we retreat into the shadows or leap out putting forward all that makes us unique? In this show Bridget does both. […] View event

  • “Where Mountains Meet The Sea” featuring Miles Chapin @ College of the Atlantic

    Opening Reception Friday, June 24 4:30-6:00 pm In celebration of Acadia National Park’s 100th anniversary, signature work by twenty sculptors from New England will be sited in the historic gardens of the College of the Atlantic campus looking over Frenchman’s Bay. This exhibition and sale will feature the granite sculpture by Miles Chapin who graduated […] View event

  • 7:30am Blood Drives

    American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Madison Area Memorial High School

    People can call or sign up on website. View event

  • 8:00am Potluck

    Buffet breakfast @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

    every Friday Also, breakfast sandwiches made to order Monday through Friday for $2. View event

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    SMCC Midcoast Campus Faculty Art Exhibit @ L.L.Bean Learning Commons

    BRUNSWICK, Maine — The public is invited to an art exhibit at Southern Maine Community College’s Midcoast Campus that showcases the drawings, paintings, photography and visual art of SMCC’s Midcoast Campus faculty members. What: The SMCC Midcoast Campus Faculty Art Exhibit features the works of Michael Branca (who teaches visual art, drawing and painting); John […] View event

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    TOPS is a national, nonprofit weight loss support group for folks wanting to lose weight. TOPS offers tools, program and a supportive environment for healthy living and weight management. View event

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    Freeport Trail Challenge @ Freeport Conservation Trust

    Freeport Trail Challenge, for people of all ages to hike four Freeport trails in September and October: Calderwood, Quarry Woods, Pettengill Farm and Bliss Woods. Record your hikes in a Passport or by posting on Facebook or Instagram. Passports available at Town Hall, Historical Society and Community Center. Prizes available if you hike all 4 […] View event

  • Aerobics @ Litchfield Senior Center

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    June LaCombe Scultpure Exhibitions with Gary Haven Smith @ Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

    A solo sculpture exhibition by Gary Haven Smith will be sited surrounding the visitor center at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. This acclaimed stone sculptor brings fluidity and light to glacial boulders leaving the time worn exterior surfaces while revealing refined sensuous forms in stone. Check their website for hours, admission and registration for related events […] View event

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    Cuba Si! Exhibit @ Portsmouth Public Library

    Exhibit: Cuba Sí! September 1 – 30 Portsmouth Public Library Reception: Thursday September 8, 6:30 – 8:30 PM Panel Discussion: Wednesday September 14, 6:30 – 8:30 PM This September, the Portsmouth Public Library will host an exhibit of art from, and inspired by, Cuba. This small island nation, 90 miles from our shore, has fascinated […] View event

  • Richard Simmons Workout @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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    Felice Boucher ’84 @ Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery

    Felice Boucher is the recipient of the 2016 Canon Par Excellence Award, as well as the 2016 Maine Photographer of the Year and the 2016 PPA International Diamond Photographer of the Year. In 2015, she was New England Photographer of the Year. In describing her work, Boucher notes that her photography is “still and direct, […] View event

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    14th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic @ Sugarloaf Golf Club

    The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is teaming up again with Seth Wescott to host the 14th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic on Friday, September 30, 2016. Proceeds are used to help fund the Annual Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Program and the Level Field Fund for area students and athletes. Enjoy a round of […] View event

  • Annual fall book sale @ Camden Public Library

    Friday-Saturday, 9:00 to 5:00; Sunday 10:00-4:00, under the tents at the Camden Public Library. All book sales benefit the library. View event

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    Sea Kayak Tour to Fort Gorges @ East End Beach

    This 3-hour sea kayak tour takes you to Fort Gorges, a Civil-War-era granite fort surrounded by water that’s one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay. The trip is a great way way to combine the experience of sea kayaking on the Maine coast with exploring one of the region’s most exciting historic landmarks. […] View event

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    “Natural Light” exhibit @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    Stable Gallery in Damariscotta hosts art show titled “Natural Light” with 40 Maine artists working in many media. Featured artists include Priscilla McCandless, Roz Welsh, Polly Smith, Daisy Greene, Janet Percival, Wayne Maines, and Denise Rankin. Gallery open daily 10-5; show opening reception, Friday September 9, 5-7PM. Show displayed thru October 16. View event

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    A Usable Past: American Folk Art @ Colby College Museum of Art

    A Usable Past brings together paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by self-trained artists working in the eastern part of what is now the United States during the long nineteenth century. Produced and originally circulated outside the elite sphere of fine art, these objects emerged from vernacular traditions that favored decorative aesthetics over mimesis. In […] View event

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    Cribbage @ Litchfield Senior Center

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    Toddlerfest @ The Children's Museum of New Hampshire

    Toddlerfest September 17 – October 2 Now that the big kids are back in school, it’s time for our young visitors to rule the roost and enjoy a variety of exciting activities and mini-workshops geared just for them and their caregivers. Toddlerfest offers guests ages 0-5 the chance to experience music and movement, science, art […] View event

  • Brothers Abbott and Forrest Meader exhibit @ Central Maine Artists Gallery

    Abbott Meader, Colby College Professor of Art Emeritus, will display some of his lesser known paintings including, “An Occurrence at Vernal Crag.” Forrest Meader, who worked for The Smithsonian Institution and was a museum designer for the National Park Service will show work on a theme he started exploring in the 1970s such as the […] View event

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    Explore the Possibilities of Active Aging @ Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center

    Living life as an adventure helps renew vitality and well-being every day and Active Aging Week is a perfect time to highlight it. Older adults will have opportunities to step outside their daily routines with activities offered by Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center and community partners during Active Aging Week 2016, around the International Day […] View event

  • Sculpture by John Bowdren and Jordan Smith @ Freeport Historical Society

    Sculpture by John Bowdren and Jordan Smith are sited in the gardens of the Freeport Historical Society in conjunction with the exhibition, Freeport Artists of the Past. Visit www.freeporthistoricalsociety.org View event

  • 10:00am Community

    Flu Shot Clinic @ Litchfield Senior Center

    through Rite Aid Pharmacy View event

  • Warmth In Style … Unique Wearables @ Markings Gallery

    Unique wearables by Maine Fiber Artists Kris Sandoy, Charlotte Moore, Marianne Senechal, Janice Jones and others! Hats , vests, tunics, jackets, and scarves full of texture, color, and style! Markings Gallery 50 Front Street Sept. 1- October 31 Daily 10-5 More info :207-443-1499 View event

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    Jay Bolotin: The Book of Only Enoch @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Bolotin’s prints and plates tell the dreamlike story of a sensitive Southern Jewish boy named after an apocryphal book left out of the Hebrew Bible. View event

  • 10:00am Special Events

    Autumn in Western Maine shop hop

    September 24th to October 1st 10am to 5pm except Sunday 10am to 4pm What do you get when seven quilt shops make seven quilt blocks and exchange with each other? Come join us for this years Shop Hop and see what every one made from this unique adventure. Participating Shops are NORTH WOODS QUILTING in […] View event

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    New Dories by Susan Horowitz at Maine Potters Market @ Maine Potters Market

    For the month of September, Maine Potters Market celebrates the return of Susan Horowitz’s popular Double Dip Dinghies. Susan lives and works in Harpswell, which boasts 216 miles of shoreline—the longest of any town in Maine. Her studio looks out over dinghies, sail boats, working lobster boats, and even cruise ships making their way to […] View event

  • Highlights from the Permanent Collection @ Colby College Museum of Art

    Highlights from the Permanent Collection Ongoing Colby College Museum of Art This exhibition showcases the reinstallation of the Museum’s permanent collection galleries and the integration of works from the Lunder Collection with the Museum’s core holdings, including recent gifts from the Alex Katz Foundation, and select loans. Supported by the Henry Luce Foundation, this display […] View event

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    Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition @ Portland Science Center

    On June 18, 2016, the world-renowned Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition opens at the Portland Science Center. The exhibition tells the dramatic and poignant story of the Ship, crew, and passengers who embarked on the voyage of a lifetime, only to be part of one of the greatest maritime disasters in history. Titanic: The Exhibition uses […] View event

  • 10:00am Community

    Embden Community Center Thrift Shop @ Embden Community Center

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  • 10:00am Community, For Kids

    Incredible Infants @ Lithgow Public Library

    A weekly program for babies from birth to 1 year old and their parents or caregivers. Designed to support babies’ language development and learning by experiencing repetitive songs, lap bounces, finger plays and stories. Every Friday View event

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    Ogunquit Playhouse Backstage Tours @ The Ogunquit Playhouse

    This is your chance to see how the magic happens! Have you ever wondered what it’s like to go behind the scenes of a professional theatre? Join us for insider access to the dressing rooms, green room and backstage. Our trained volunteer guides will share their extensive knowledge of the storied history of the Playhouse […] View event

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    Crash Course in Digital Library Resources @ Scarborough Public Library

    The Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road, is offering a “crash course” to introduce Scarborough Public Library cardholders to digital resources offered through the power of their library card. The course will be offered twice, on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 6:30 pm and again on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 10:30 am. Computers will […] View event

  • 11:00am Potluck

    Baked ziti luncheon @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Baked Ziti, Vegetable, Soup, Garden Salad and Dessert View event

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    Littlefield Gallery Group Show @ Littlefield Gallery

    featuring Caren-Marie Michel, John Stass, Joan Frieman and other gallery artists View event

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    Friday Morning Book Group @ Winslow Public Library

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    mud. works in clay by maine artists @ Common Street Arts

    In collaboration with Maine Crafts Association and in conjunction with Maine Craft weekend, Common Street Arts will present works in clay by Maine ceramic artists from throughout the state View event

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    Cuban Footsteps @ PhoPa Gallery

    September 7 – October 8. In December of 2014, just weeks before President Barack Obama normalized relations with Cuba, a group of professional and amateur photographers travelled there to retrace the steps of renowned documentary photographer Walker Evans. The “Cuban Footsteps” exhibition is representative of their unique journey, offering a reinterpretation of Evans’ iconic 1930s […] View event

  • 13th Annual GROW Gathering @ Pine Tree Camp

    13th ANNUAL GROW GATHERING TO HELP BUILD “JUST” COMMUNITIES Skills Building for Grassroots Organizing for and with Justice This year’s 13th annual GROW (GrassRoots Organizing Workshops) weekend, a statewide gathering/training for grassroots organizers struggling to create the world they want to see, will focus this year on building “just” communities. GROW, which is sponsored annually […] View event

  • 12:00pm Community

    Bring your own lunch @ Litchfield Senior Center

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    Give and Take @ Space Gallery Annex

    Give and Take, a new series by interdisciplinary artist Shervone Neckles, weaves together concepts of nature and science with objects and practices rooted in Afro-Caribbean tradition. Together they create a fantastical interpretation of a creation myth – a matriarchal character that reclaims, recovers, and recasts her image. Through the use of book arts, printmaking, sculpture […] View event

  • 12:00pm Support Groups

    High Nooners Lunch Bunch AA meeting @ Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter

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    Mud. works in clay by maine artists @ Common Street Arts

    mud.works in clay by maine artists In collaboration with Maine Crafts Association and in conjunction with Maine Craft weekend, Common Street Arts will present works in clay by Maine ceramic artists from throughout the state In the Common Street Arts main gallery Opening Reception: Saturday, October 1, 5pm-7pm View event

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    Addison Woolley @ 3 Fish Gallery

    Hollyhocks and silhouettes; colorful graffiti and Parisian “love locks”; holding hands in Brooklyn; still life; nature’s beauty; tender portraiture; and the dazzling color and detail of the alternative printing process of tri-color gum; this much and more will shine in photographs, paintings and prints at 3fish Gallery in September. Twelve Addison Woolley artists will be […] View event

  • Art, artifacts and anecdotes: 150 years of collecting @ Saco Museum

    Established in 1866 as the York Institute, the Saco Museum is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2016. In the years since its founding, the Museum has acquired a rich and diverse collection of objects. Many of these artifacts came to the museum with fascinating accounts of the people who owned or made them. Join us […] View event

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    Old Canada Road Historical Society @ Old Canada Road Historical Society

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  • Exploring the Meaning of Life & Embracing Mortality @ OceanView at Falmouth — Blueberry Commons

    OceanView at Falmouth hosts a presentation by Valerie Lovelace. Dying isn’t considered a “fun” topic for discussion and unfortunately such conversations, if they take place at all, often come too late. This can make it easy to have one’s wishes ignored at the end of life. Valerie Lovelace is Founder and Executive Director of the […] View event

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    63 card game @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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  • Interactive Drumming Circle @ Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center

    WHAT’S A DRUMMING CIRCLE? EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES OF DRUMMING GEORGE VAN DEVENTER FOR FUN AND COMMUNITY ACTIVE AGING WEEK 2016 HOSTED BY SPECTRUM GENERATIONS COASTAL COMMUNITY CENTER In its 15th year the International Council of Active Aging the founding organization of Active Aging Week deserves a celebration. And what better way to celebrate than by […] View event

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    Knitting Circle @ Winslow Public Library

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    Cards, games @ Litchfield Senior Center

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    Lighthouse Cruise; Legends, Lore and Haunts @ Maine Maritime Museum

    Explore the legends and lore of Midcoast Maine’s lighthouses, including a shore landing at historic Burnt Island Light, built in 1821. You will enjoy a 3 hour cruise aboard Maine Maritime Museum’s Merrymeeting as you explore the Kennebec, Sassanoa and Sheepscot Rivers. Your adventure will be guided by Red Cloak Haunted History Tours. Passengers will […] View event

  • Imber’s Left Hand screens at the PMA @ Portland Museum of Art

    IMBER’S LEFT HAND, a feature documentary by Maine filmmaker Richard Kane, will be screening at the Portland Museum of Art on Friday, September 30th at 2 and 6:30pm. A third screening on October 2nd at 2pm. The film’s co-star, artist Jill Hoy, will be present to answer questions. This four time BEST FILM award-winning documentary […] View event

  • Lighthouse Legends and Lore Cruise @ Maine Maritime Museum

    Explore the legends and lore of Midcoast Maine’s lighthouses including a shore landing at the historic Burnt Island Light. Your adventure will be guided by Red Cloak Haunted History Tours. Passengers will see up to seven lighthouses, depending on weather and sea conditions, including Doubling Point Light, Hendrick’s Head Light, Seguin Island Light, Ram Island […] View event

  • Wine (and food Walk) in Ogunquit, Maine: Wines of Piedmont, Italy

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided viticultural tasting and walking tour of Ogunquit’s vibrant restaurant scene as you explore some delicious Wines from Piedmont that you’ll love to have in your repertoire, paired with delicious foods at four wonderful establishments. You’re in for an incredible wine education experience. You’ll walk away […] View event

  • 2:30pm For Kids

    Lego Club @ Winslow Public Library

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  • A Sense of Place / El Sentido del Lugar @ Legacy Properties Sothebys International Realty

    A Sense of Place / El Sentido del Lugar, a cross-cultural, collaborative exhibition of 60 original fine art prints by 32 artists from Circling the Square Fine Art Press (Gardiner) and the Estampería Quiteña (Quito, Ecuador), opens Monday, September 12 at Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, 170 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME. A reception is scheduled […] View event

  • Maine and the Arctic Speaker Series @ Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium

    The University of New England (UNE) and the Portland Public Library will present a new speaker series this September, titled “Maine and the Arctic.” The Arctic Council, an international forum that addresses issues facing Arctic governments and indigenous Arctic people, will convene this fall in Portland, after Maine won a bid last summer to host […] View event

  • “Works in Clay” Opening Reception @ Common Street Arts

    Join Common Street Arts for the opening reception of “Works in Clay” from 5 – 7pm at Common Street Arts at 93 Main Street. In conjunction with Maine Craft weekend, Common Street Arts will present ceramic works from artists throughout the state. This exhibition will be on view from September 29 – November 5. View event

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    ReCreated Furniture & Fine Art by Ives & Ragsdale @ Ragsdale Studio Gallery

    Art works by Kitty Ives and Paula Ragsdale. Through Oct. 12 View event

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    In and Out of the Shadows

    Working in both painting and shadow puppetry, Bridget McAlonan, an artist from Topsham, Maine, delves into the concepts of confinement, longing, belonging, and what happens when we aren’t like everyone else. Do we retreat into the shadows or leap out putting forward all that makes us unique? In this show Bridget does both. The shadow […] View event

  • PechaKucha MDI (PKMDI) @ Criterion Theatre

    Join PKMDI coordinators Abbe Museum, Northeast Harbor Library, and the Southwest Harbor Public Library for a night celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Acadia National Park. A group of creative, Acadia loving individuals has come together for a night of inspiration and fun. Each presenter will talk about something specific to Acadia, and […] View event

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    Prepare to Panic! Spooky World presents Nightmare New England @ Funway Park

    Creating fright and terror for over 25 years, Spooky World present Nightmare New England is back to wreak havoc this Halloween season. With five separate attractions spread across 80 acres including Spooky World’s newest attraction, The Haunted Hayride, The Brigham Manor, Festival of Fear, Carnage and The Colony, Spooky World is sure to bring your […] View event

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    10×10 Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale @ Curtis Memorial Library (Morrell Meeting Room)

    This is the 9th year of the annually anticipated 10×10 Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale benefitting Arts Are Elementary (AAE). The Event will take place on September 30th at 6:00 until 8:30 at the Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Meeting Room and St. Paul’s Church Parish Hall. This festive event brings together people from all over […] View event

  • 10×10 Benefit Art Exhibit & Sale @ Curtis Memorial Library and St. Paul's Episcopal Church Parish Hall

    300 works of art by 175 Maine artists. Silent Auction for 3 pieces. All other artwork priced at $200. Reception at the event featuring fabulous food & drink. Sales benefit local nonprofit Arts Are Elementary. Public Previews: September 29, 5-8pm and September 30, 12-3pm. Online Preview: 10x10Brunswick.org – beginning week of September 4. View event

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    VinFest @ Thompson's Point

    On Friday September 30th be transported to the industrial era Roaring Twenties for an unforgettable evening of fine dining and live entertainment. All flappers, gangsters, and bootleggers 21 years of age and older are invited to join the fun! VinFest 2016 will feature a multi-course dinner prepared by Chef Abigale Avey of Trillium Caterers with live […] View event

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    Northeast Hearing & Speech to present Patch Adams, “Living a Life of Joy” @ USM Hannaford Hall

    Northeast Hearing & Speech (NHS) will bring internationally known physician Patch Adams to USM’s Hannaford Hall on Friday, September 30th at 6:30p.m. to present “Living A Life of Joy.” Patch will talk about being happy, exploring the audacious idea of never having a bad day, and the incredible thrill of choosing to live every day […] View event

  • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous @ Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter

    in conference room. Every Friday View event

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    Patch Adams: Living a Life of Joy @ Hannaford Hall, USM Abromson Center, Portland Campus

    Patch will talk about being happy, exploring the audacious idea of never having a bad day, and the incredible thrill of choosing to live everyday with joy. “You may have heard of me through the film about my life in medical school, PATCH ADAMS, and I can confirm that I am actually a real person. […] View event

  • Dancing the night away at Folk Dance Brunswick.

    Folk dance Brunswick @ People Plus

    World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! Fridays, 6:30–9:00 p.m., one block west of Maine St., Brunswick. Donation $5. All are welcome. FMI: 207-200-7577, brennan dot mk at gmail dot […] View event

  • 6:45pm Community, Sports

    Winslow Community Homecoming 2016 Bonfire & Events @ Marden's parking lot

    next to Winslow Elementary School. This will include all Winslow High School Fall Sports Teams: football, soccer, field hockey, cheering and cross country. There will be music, food and drinks, team speeches and contests and the lighting of the bonfire. All families are welcome to attend. View event

  • 7:00pm Music

    Kate Schrock and Glen DaCosta Perform @ Lunt Auditorium at OceanView

    American indie artist, singer- songwriter, pianist Kate Schrock and legendary Jamaican saxophonist Glen DaCosta are teaming up for a rare concert and evening of original music in support of Falmouth Memorial Library. Kate Schrock has spent the last 20+ years touring North America and releasing 7 critically acclaimed albums. Her lyrical and musical stylings bring […] View event

  • Dinosaurs at Dusk and Natural Selection @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Here at the Southworth Planetarium at the University of Southern Maine, we offer a wide variety of shows for all age groups and interest levels. All shows are projected on our fabulous ceiling dome for an immersive and engaging viewing experience. Each show also features a tour of our night sky by an experienced astronomer […] View event

  • 7:00pm Community, Poetry

    Second Annual Chesterville Poetry Night @ Chesterville Center Union Meetinghouse

    residents read their original works or those of other local poets, handicapped accessible View event

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    7:30pm Comedy

    Improv Battle @ Mayo Street Art Center

    Two improv troupes enter…only one leaves victorious! Come witness this silly smackdown as these witty warriors compete to be the champions of chuckling. With Self IMPROVment View event

  • 7:30pm Theater

    “The Lift” @ Brick Store Museum

    The Lift is the story of Lily and Rose–two dancers who meet in college and reunite 30 years later. The Lift is a mind-bending journey of memory, regret and courage. A one-act version of The Lift was selected for production for the 2015 Maine Playwrights’ Festival. This is the premiere of the full-length version of […] View event

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    7:30pm Theater

    Bonnie & Clyde: The Musical @ The Portland Players

    The Portland Players presents: Bonnie & Clyde: A New Musical September 23 – October 9, 2016 Fridays and Saturdays: 7:30pm Sundays: 2:30pm Book by Ivan Menchell, Lyrics by Don Black, Music by Frank Wildhorn Directed by Michael Donovan, Music Directed by Evan Cuddy At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow […] View event

  • 7:30pm Theater

    “Clue – the Musical” @ Schoolhouse Arts Center

    The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical which brings the world’s best-known suspects to life! Parker Brothers’ board game comes alive on stage and invites the audience to solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room, and with what weapon – there are 216 possible solutions! Comical antics, witty lyrics, and […] View event

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    7:30pm Comedy, Theater

    “The Totalitarians,” by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb @ Mad Horse Theater in the historic Hutchins School

    Mad Horse Theatre Company opens its 31st season with the perfect foil to the crazy circus of this year’s election! “The Totalitarians,” a raucous dark comedy by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, explores the state of modern political discourse, modern relationships, and how easy it is to believe truths without facts. For those looking for an escape, however […] View event

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    7:30pm Theater

    Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shakspr(abr)(rev) @ Freeport Performing Arts Center

    3 Actors, 37 Plays, 97 minutes, 100s of laughs! “Three madcap actors weave their wicked way through Shakespeare’s comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.” Shakespeare at his best, abridged by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield. Fri, Sat at 7:30 pm/Sun at 2 […] View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    One Way Trip to Mars @ Chocolate Church Arts Center

    September 30 & October 1 at 7:30pm; October 2 at 2pm. $18 advance/$22 door. This is the premier performance of a new rock opera by award winning songwriters Peter Alexander and Johannah Harkness, the conerstones of Maine-based Hollowbody Electric Band. The stage production will feature a chorus of 16+ voices under the direction of Shannon […] View event

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    Macabaret @ West End Studio Theatre

    ACT ONE presents the devilishly funny musical MACABARET! Get-A-Clue Productions reprises the musical delight MACABARET! This wickedly funny and brilliantly performed show is a huge favorite of ACT ONE audiences; so it is always a special treat when the show returns. The “Corpse de Cabaret” includes some of the nicest “undead” people you’ll ever meet […] View event

  • David Scarbie Mitchell stars in Lip-Schtick at The Footlights Theatre, September 29-October 1. It's one boy's journey to fabulous and back!
    7:30pm Theater

    Lip-Schtick @ The Footlights Theatre

    Lip-Schtick is a hilarious one man quick change show, in which the very talented David Scarbie Mitchell presents the life stories of two main characters; Scarbie, an aging showgirl with a personality disorder, and David, who tells his story of growing up in a loving and supportive family environment. David portrays seven characters, including Carol […] View event

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    7:30pm Theater

    Under Milk Wood @ Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus

    Under Milk Wood A play for voices by Dylan Thomas Directed by Andrew Harris Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 9, 2016 Friday, September 30, 2016, 7:30 PM Saturday, October 1, 2016, 7:30 PM Sunday, October 2, 2016, 5:00 PM Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 5:00 PM Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:30 PM Friday, October 7, […] View event

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    8:00pm Music

    Eric Bettencourt @ One Longfellow Square

    Eric is an award-winning songwriter based in Austin Texas. With a quick wit and controlled-intensity Bettencourt brings his live shows to life using an expansive catalog of original crowd-pleasing songs. Where so many artists are content recycling the same old sounds and songs Bettencourt is one of the rare few able to forge his own. […] View event

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    Nina, by Lynne Conner @ The Theater Project

    The Theater Project of Brunswick is proud to open their 45th season with the original drama NINA by Lynne Conner. What makes for a happy life? NINA focuses on the lives of two concentration camp survivors whose fifty-year friendship is being challenged by the death of a daughter. Set in the mid-1980s, the action moves […] View event

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    8:00pm Nightclubs

    Flashback Friday at O’Brien’s Event Center @ Obrien's Event Center

    8PM | 21+ | NO COVER!! The Mix 107.9 presents FLASHBACK FRIDAYS at O’Brien’s Event Center (at the former Pete & Larry’s) Waterville! EVERY FRIDAY THROUGH SUMMER, FEEL THE FUNK WITH ONE OF THE MIX’S OWN DJ’s AT O’BRIEN’S!! We’ll be playing all your favorite music from the 70s, 80s, 90s & today! It’s everything […] View event

  • Cabaret 2016
    8:00pm Theater

    PDP presents Cabaret at The STAR Theatre September 30- October 9. @ Star Theatre at Kittery Community Center

    PDP presents Cabaret at The STAR Theatre September 30- October 9. Patrick Dorow Productions (PDP), the Seacoast’s acclaimed, top-quality, live performance theater and education company, is thrilled to present Cabaret running September 30- October 9, 2016 at The Star Theatre in Kittery, Maine. Tickets are available at The Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road Kittery, […] View event

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    8:00pm Theater

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers @ The Ogunquit Playhouse

    Pull up your boots and hold onto your hats when this all-dancing, all-singing, all-new production of the rip-roarin’ musical comedy classic bursts onto the stage with rambunctious energy. This big, brawling, rollicking show is set in 1850s Oregon Territory and tells the story of Adam Pontipee and his backwoods brothers’ unusual pursuit of brides. When […] View event

  • 8:00pm Music

    Live Music Thursday – Saturday at Silver Street Tavern Waterville @ Silver Street Tavern

    Live Music Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Silver Street Tavern in Waterville, ME. Thursdays 7PM – 10PM, Fridays and Saturdays 8PM – 11PM Events are usually free except for Special Events. Please feel free to call us at 207-680-2163 to confirm free events. Enjoy Super Happy Hour – 1/2 Price Drinks – from 3PM […] View event

  • Maine Event Comedy presents Dennis Fogg
    8:00pm Comedy

    Maine Event Comedy presents Dennis Fogg @ Amvets Post 6, New Gloucester

    Twenty-year comedy veteran Dennis Fogg will headline Maine Event Comedy’s return to Amvets Post 6 in New Gloucester, Friday, September 30 at 8 pm. The show will also feature Joe Flynn, Bill Picard, Dawn Hartill, and host, Mark Turcotte. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. This is a BYOB event. View event

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    Dennis Fogg @ Amvets Post 6, New Gloucester

    Enjoy a night of stand-up comedy as Maine Event Comedy presents Dennis Fogg at Amvets Post 6 in New Gloucester. The show will also feature Dawn Hartill, Joe Flynn and host, Mark Turcotte. Adult language and content. Ages 21+ View event

  • 10:00pm Music, Nightclubs

    Welterweight plays Blue, baby @ Blue

    in celebration of new beings entering this world; donate only what your pockets will allow. View event