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  • Saturday October 21 2017
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    Operation Kidsafe Safety Event @ Arundel Ford

    Operation Kidsafe Safety Event in Arundel ME area Saturday, October 21st, 2017 Operation Kidsafe Free Child Safety Events are happening all across the U.S. and Canada. An event has been scheduled for your area. Operation Kidsafe is Free and private for families. Parents take home the only record of the visit….(a Bio Document) that is […] View event

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    Flourish Faire Eclectic Artisans Showcase @ Flourish

    A big part of our Summer of Love Happenings at Flourish-Arts as Sacred Healing our Eclectic Artisans Showcase every Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm. An array of Artistry including crafted Teas from Nellie’s Tea Company, Art from Kairos, Photography & Jewelry from Fran’s, Gem Trees and Crystals from Energy Healing Oasis, Reflexology Sessions […] View event

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    “Raptured Moment” @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    An exhibition of art work titled “Raptured Moment, a work in progress: a series of black and white silver gelatin prints” by Joseph Della Valle, adjunct assistant lecturer at UNE in the Department of Creative and Fine Arts, will be on display at the university’s Biddeford Campus Center from October 2 until November 14. The […] View event

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    Thos. Moser: Legacy in Wood @ Maine State Museum

    Thos. Moser: Legacy in Wood, a traveling exhibition illustrating the artistic vision of Moser, Maine’s legendary furniture maker, on view through Jan. 13, 2018. “The traveling exhibition is the first retrospective of Tom Moser’s 45-year contribution to art, craft, design, and entrepreneurship in Maine,” comments the exhibition’s curator Donna McNeil. “This version of the traveling […] View event

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    Artist of the Month Suzanne Kelly @ SugarWood Gallery

    SugarWood Gallery “Artist of the Month” Suzanne Kelly work will be on exhibit through October and is available for purchase. Kelly began taking art lessons at an early age in her hometown of Augusta. She furthered her education with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Boston University and began a varied career: teacher, gallery […] View event

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    My Maine, new paintings by Ann Getsinger @ Merrill Memorial Library

    MY MAINE, a series of 17 oil paintings, each depicting a specific spot in Maine, and described as “realism with a twist,” will be on exhibit at the Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main Street, Yarmouth beginning Monday, Sept. 18 Artist Ann Getsinger has prepared six “chapters” in the series, much like a book, leaving little […] View event

  • October Star Gazing

    Bob Page and Ron Thompson from the Southern Maine Astronomers will lead us through some star gazing and introductory astronomy with the aid of two night vision telescopes belonging to the Orr’s Island Library. Star charts may be picked up ahead of time at the library, or downloaded at http://www.skymaps.com/downloads.html. Helpful items to bring: chair, […] View event

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    Gary Haven Smith @ Ogunquit Museum of American Art

    GARY HAVEN SMITH Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, Maine May 1 – October 31, 2017 Solo show by acclaimed stone sculptor in the Museum’s seaside gardens. www.ogunquitmuseum.org for hours and directions. June LaCombe SCULPTURE 207.688.4468 | june.lacombe@gmail.com www.junelacombesculpture.com View event

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    Eric Dibner – Meet & Greet @ Letterpress Books

    SATURDAY SERIES AUTHOR SIGNINGS WELCOME MAINE POET ERIC DIBNER The author will introduce his newest book, Hills. Dibner is also the author of Moonglow and Sun. Dibner lives in Casco and belongs to the Mountain Poets Society in Oxford Hills, paints with watercolor, and he studies the fungi kingdom and the symbiotic relationship it creates […] View event

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    Public breakfast @ Morning Star Lodge

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    Freeport Trail Challenge @ Select Freeport Trails

    Hike four trails in September and October for a chance to win a prize. Kids will receive a coupon for a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Adults will be entered into a drawing for various prizes. Passports are available at the Freeport Town Hall and the Freeport Community Center. FMI: www.freeportconservationtrust.org or 865-3985 x212 View event

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    Dr. John Kratus – Contemporary Musicking Residency and Music Education Symposium @ Corthell Concert Hall, University of Southern Maine

    The annual Music Education Symposium is open to music educators and the pubic interested in music education topics. This year, we are pleased to welcome John Kratus. A leading voice in creativity studies and innovation in music education, John Kratus has shared his ideas for contemporary music education practice with audiences around world. His 5-part […] View event

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    Workshop: The Order-Disorder Paradox @ Curtis Memorial Library (Morrell Meeting Room)

    Workshop with Nathan Schwartz-Salant & Lydia Salant Saturday, October 21; 9 AM – 1 PM Links between order and disorder take many forms in the psyche, but the Order-Disorder Paradox (ODP) stands out; it is ubiquitous both in everyday life and psychotherapy. For instance, have you ever thought long and hard about a problem until […] View event

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    Lethem, Miller to Headline Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival @ Blue Hill Public Library

    Novelist Jonathan Lethem and Slate columnist Laura Miller will be keynote speakers for Word, the literary arts festival debuting in Blue Hill October 20-22. Miller will interview Lethem on Friday, October 20, at 7 p.m. onstage at Emlen Hall in Blue Hill. Lethem, a seasonal resident of Blue Hill, is the author of ten novels, […] View event

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    SMCC South Portland Open House

    Southern Maine Community College’s Fall Open House allows prospective and accepted students and families to tour campus, meet faculty and staff, and learn about academic programs, student life, housing, financial aid and more. View event

  • Waterville Stamp Club’s Fall Stamp Show and Auction @ MacCrillis-Rousseau VFW

    stamp dealers, a giant board and oral auction, dozens of tables featuring postcards, stamped envelopes, and stamps for every collector View event

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    Hope Orchards variety weekend @ Hope Orchards

    Friday, October 20th: Start the variety weekend Friday evening by sampling over 20 varieties of Maine grown apples and pears with pie by the slice from Washington General from 6:00pm – 7:00pm followed by the “delicious” themed Story Slam at 7:00pm. The Story Slam is a shared event with Sweet Tree Arts and Hope Orchards. […] View event

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    Maine Poultry Growers Association, first annual conference @ Kennebec Valley Community College — Hinckley Campus

    Date: October 21st, 2017. Time: 9am-4pm. Location: Student Union Room, Alfond Campus, Kennebec Valley Community College, Hinkley, ME Registration: Online, $35/person ($25 for MPGA Members) *lunch included Sponsored by: University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners (MOFGA), and Poulin Grain. Contacts: Jason Lilley, jason.lilley@maine.edu and Diane Schivera, dianes@mofga.org Agenda 9:00 Registration 9:30 […] View event

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    Hike-the-Guide @ Meadow Brook Preserve

    Hike-the-Guide: Meadow Brook Preserve Join Stewardship Project Manager Hale Morrell on October 21 from 9:00 – 11:00am for a hike on the Hauk-Fry Trail at the Meadow Brook Preserve in Swanville. This 2-mile flat trail wanders through regenerating mixed-forests and ends at the rock dam on the shores of Hurds Pond, an ideal spot to […] View event

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    Seasonal Change and Healthy Habits @ Cloudport

    Autumn is a time of turning inward, contemplation and rest. It reminds us that change can be beautiful and that we can let go of things that no longer serve. This half-day workshop led by Sarah Kelly and Jen Klein will create a space that will allow you to investigate practices no longer serving and […] View event

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    Pumpkin Train @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

    Autumn fun begins with a ride aboard the Pumpkin Train. Children can explore the museum and paint a pumpkin to bring home as a souvenir of the day. All visitors are treated to complimentary hot cider and cookies. Regular admission fees apply. Visit our website for more information. $10-Adults, $9-Seniors, $6-Children (Aged 3-12), 2 & […] View event

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    “Scenes of Maine” @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens ‘Scenes of Maine’ an annual group exhibit of visual arts depicting imagery of Maine on October 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a reception to follow on the 7th. The exhibit showcases the diversity of subject matter in Maine which has long been a source of inspiration for artists. […] View event

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    Creative Maine: Trade Banners and the Crafts That Built Maine @ Maine Historical Society

    Creative Maine explores the creativity and ingenuity that created the Maine economy as we know it today through the historical parade banners of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association. In 1841, MCMA members paraded down Congress Street in Portland to demonstrate their skills and support for their individual trades, as well as for craftspeople struggling to […] View event

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    Into the forest: flora, fauna, lichen, moss @ Common Street Arts

    Common Street Art is pleased to present work by Maine artists Barbara Sullivan and Juliet Karelsen in the exhibition Into the Forest: Flora, Fauna, Lichen, Moss on view from September 13 through October 28, 2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 14 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. This exhibition will explore the themes of our natural […] View event

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    Warmth In Style! Artisan clothing and home elements

    Markings Gallery is welcoming the chill with fabulous artisan clothing and unique,artful handwoven blankets and rugs. Contributing artisans are Kris Sandoy, Janice JOnes, Charlotte Moore, Marianne Senechal, Helen Farnham, Jody Meredith, and Hilary Hutton…among others! View event

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    “Watermark” Show @ Courthouse Gallery Fine Art

    Ellsworth Courthouse Gallery Fine Art is pleased to present Jessica Lee Ives: Watermark, the gallery’s first solo show for Ives. The show opens on Friday, September 15, with an artist reception from 5–6pm, and an artist talk at 6pm. The show runs through October 28. The event is free and open to the public. In […] View event

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    Pumpkin Hayrides @ Wolfe's Neck Farm

    Take a scenic ride on our haywagon past pastures and views of Casco Bay. This ride includes a brief stop at our vegetable production fields with an opportunity to choose your own pumpkin. We’ll also have a number of family programs throughout the day, providing hands-on learning experiences on the farm. Wood-fired pizzas by our […] View event

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    Dahlov Ipcar: Stories

    Dahlov Ipcar’s books are appreciated and revered around the world, but perhaps nowhere more than in Maine where she created, wrote, and illustrated books for over 60 years. While her primary audience is children, her work resonates just as deeply with the adults – parents, teachers, caregivers, friends – who support young readers. As we […] View event

  • Fall Holiday Art & Crafts Fair @ Augusta State Armory

    The 35th Annual Fall Holiday Art & Crafts Fair at the Augusta Armory located at 179 Western Ave, Augusta.  Featuring artists & crafters from Maine and all over New England on Saturday & Sunday October 21 + 22, 10-4 PM both days. It’s the perfect time to start buying all your holiday gift items from […] View event

  • 10:00am Support Groups

    Overeaters Anonymous @ Maine General Medical Center

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    Clothes closet @ United Methodist Clothes Closet

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    Madison Historical & Genealogical Society @ Old Point Avenue School

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    Marsden Hartley’s Maine at Colby College Museum of Art @ Colby College Museum of Art

    This exhibition will explore Marsden Hartley’s complex, sometimes contradictory, and visually arresting relationship with his native state—from the lush Post-Impressionist inland landscapes with which he launched his career, to the later roughly rendered paintings of Maine’s rugged coastal terrain, its hardy inhabitants, and the magisterial Mount Katahdin. The exhibition is made possible by the Henry […] View event

  • 10:00am Community, Film, Meet-Up

    International Home Movie Day @ Waterville Public Library

    Come to the Waterville Public Library on Saturday, October 21st 11am-3pm for Home Movie Day, presented by Maine Film Center and Waterville Creates! If you have home movies on film that you’ve never seen, or haven’t watched since you inherited them from your grandparents–don’t let your films decay! Take them to Home Movie Day! Bring […] View event

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    Free Timeshare Help Seminar @ Doubletree by Hilton

    Free Seminar for timeshare owners. If you have questions or problems with your timeshare, we are here to help. We will be in the Portland area for just 1 day holding several seminars throughout the day. They are completely free but seating is limited and due to high demand we do need you to RSVP […] View event

  • Craft and vendor fair @ Carrie Ricker School

    The University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H in Kennebec County will hold a craft and vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Carrie Ricker Middle School, 573 Richmond Road, Litchfield. The community craft and vendor fair is the largest annual fundraiser of the Kennebec County 4-H Leaders’ Association, which supports […] View event

  • 10:00am Music, Religious

    John Bell Celtic Musician @ Maximilian Kolbe Church

    Join this musician and songwriter from the Iona Community for an interactive day about music for rediscovering the Psalms View event

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    Pumpkin Patch by the Sea @ Alewive's Brook Farm

    Alewive’s Brook Farm is hosting Pumpkin Patch by the Sea, a local family fun filled day, play pumpkin tic-tac-toe, or pumpkin checkers, give the Roller Racers, don’t get lost in our Corn Maze, and be sure to pick out the perfect pumpkin to bring home. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 5:00pm. View event

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    Making Paper, Making Maine @ Maine Historical Society

    Paper has shaped Maine’s economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine […] View event

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    Truth About Daisies performs @ Prince Memorial Library

    Truth About Daisies features the songwriting core of Sheila McKinley and Doug Swift, as well as the bass riffs and vocals of Pip Walter, along with Aaron Cloutier on drums. Their sound highlights their vocal harmonies, and the original songs draw inspiration from a range of stylistic traditions, including folk, country, blues, reggae, and rock. […] View event

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    Center for Wildlife’s Fall Program Series: Building our Community by Building Bee Hotels! @ Children's Museum of New Hampshire

    Do you like apples? Do you like blueberries? Like carving pumpkins? Without bees, we wouldn’t have those and so many other foods and treats! Our bees are in trouble and you can help! Come and meet some of Center for Wildlife’s Education Animal Ambassadors at the New Hampshire Children’s Museum in Dover and learn how […] View event

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    Light & Dark: Pots by Betsy Levine @ Maine Potters Market

    For the month of October, Maine Potters Market features the work of Betsy Levine, of Prescott Hill Pottery. Betsy’s pots employ both the dark and varied tones of wood-fired stoneware and the bright and pebbled surfaces of soda-fired porcelain. She juxtaposes the warmth of soda-glazed bare stoneware with luscious glazes softened by the atmosphere in […] View event

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    Tap Dancing for Beginners @ Portland Adult Education

    Tap Dancing for Total Beginners Challenge your brain and body and have fun doing it! Classes will be aimed at total beginners or dancers who want to brush up on their technique. Sign up for the whole session or drop in any time. Note: No tap shoes required! Any smooth or leather soled shoes are […] View event

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    Flourish Faire @ Flourish

    Eclectic Artisans Showcase every Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm. A fab revolving array of Artistry including crafted Teas from Nellie’s Tea Company, Art from Kairos, Photography & Jewelry from Fran’s, Reflexology Sessions w/ John Bryson, artisan blended Essential Oils from Green Thinking, beautiful nature art note cards – “All We Need is Love” […] View event

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    Old Port Culinary Walking Tour @ Old Port

    Explore Portland’s dynamic food and craft beer scene on a Maine Foodie Tour! We’ll introduce you to a variety of flavors from classic Maine fare, Maine-inspired and culturally-based treats to creative modern flare. You’ll eat and drink the way the locals do, visiting a mix of artisanal shops, restaurants and pubs. Some of the tasting […] View event

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    Storytime with Ms. Jenn: All About Pumpkins @ Waterville Public Library

    tober 21, 2017 • 10:30 am – 11:30 am Location: Waterville Public Library, Colby Program Room, Lower Level Join Ms. Jenn at the Waterville Public Library for a special Storytime that is… ALL ABOUT PUMPKINS! Come to a special program: P U M P K I N F U N ! Followed by a pumpkin […] View event

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    October Play Me a Story @ Theater for Kids at Portland Stage Co.

    Dragons, Unicorns, and Monsters will fill Play Me a Story this month. Explore the softer sides of the world’s most mysterious creatures at Portland Stage! Four to ten year-olds are invited to enjoy a dramatic reading of two popular children’s books by professional actors and then explore these beastly characters themselves in an interactive workshop! […] View event

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    Play Me a Story – Not So Beastly Beasts @ Theater for Kids at Portland Stage Co.

    Dragons, Unicorns, and Monsters will fill Play Me a Story this month. Explore the softer sides of the world’s most mysterious creatures at Portland Stage! Four to ten year olds are invited to enjoy a dramatic reading of two popular children’s books by professional actors and then explore these beastly characters themselves in an interactive […] View event

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    Saturday Family Story Time @ Windham Public Library

    Our Winter series of Saturday Family Story Times will center around a theme, include a read-aloud story or two, a selection of books to look over and check out, and a family friendly activity. Open to all ages. No sign up necessary. View event

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    Friends of Evergreen Tour: SS Portland Disaster @ Evergreen Cemetery

    On November 27, 1898, an immense storm swept up the Atlantic coast. That evening, the luxurious SS Portland sailed out of Boston Harbor on its nightly passenger run to Portland. Sunday morning Portland families waited in vain for the ship to arrive as the ship had sunk off Cape Cod. There were no survivors. Until […] View event

  • The Maine Homefront in World War I @ Patten Free Library

    Maine State Historian Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. will deliver an illustrated lecture, “The Maine Homefront in World War I,” in Bath, at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 21st, 2017. The program is sponsored by Bath Historical Society and will be held in the Community Room of the Patten Free Library. The Society will present a […] View event

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    Joe Mama-Nitzberg: Picture not Portrait @ Grant Wahlquist Gallery

    Grant Wahlquist Gallery is pleased to present “Picture not Portrait,” an exhibition of works by Catskill, NY-based artist Joe Mama-Nitzberg. The show—the artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States in more than twenty years—will run from October 6 through November 11, 2017. The gallery will hold an opening reception on Friday, October 6 from […] View event

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    Confabulations of Millennia @ ICA at Maine College of Art

    October 6 @ 11:00 am – December 8 @ 5:00 pm, Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-5pm, Thursdays 11am-7pm, First Fridays 11am-8pm Exhibition Reception: Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:00–8:00pm Curated by artist Richard Saja, Confabulations of Millennia brings together the works of 19 contemporary artists who take direct inspiration from the 18th and 19th centuries. Using established […] View event

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    It Is Possible That : Allen West @ Engine, Biddeford

    Maine College of Art graduate Allen West’s body of work “It Is Possible That” includes two-dimensional works made with felt, knitting, stitching, and weaving. Allen West grew up in New York State. In 2006 moved to Maine to study New Media at the Maine College of Art where he received his BFA. Afterwords he worked […] View event

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    Home Movie Day @ Waterville Public Library

    If you have home movies on film that you’ve never seen, or haven’t watched since you inherited them from your grandparents–don’t let your films decay! Take them to Home Movie Day! Bring your 8mm, Super 8, or 16mm home movies and see them projected on the big screen. Join us and also see rare archival […] View event

  • Kittery Art Association “Plein Air” Show Features Natural Beauty of Kittery and York @ Kittery Art Association Gallery

    The Kittery Art Association all-member show “Plein Air,” opens on October 12, 2017. The opening reception is Sunday, October 15 from 4 – 6 p.m. Throughout the summer, KAA members meet every Thursday afternoon to paint “en plein air.” Like the Hudson River School and Impressionist painters, they work outdoors, quickly putting down their impressions […] View event

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    Old Canada Road Historical Society @ Old Canada Road Historical Society

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    AW@UMVA – Held Over!!

    Addison Woolley is excited to announce that our show at the UMVA Gallery at CTN will be held over through the month of October. If you have yet to see the show in its current incarnation, you still have two more weeks in September. The show will change somewhat for October when a few artists […] View event

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    DIY Galaxy Pumpkins @ Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine

    3…2…1…Blast off! This Halloween, we’re creating pumpkins that are out of this world. Join us in the Museum & Theatre’s mini-planetarium for a (not so) spooky star show. Then pick out a pumpkin and get to work designing your own unique pumpkin. We’ll provide a variety of pumpkins that are pre-scooped and painted black. You’ll […] View event

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    “Down East” @ Saco Museum

    September 8 – October 29 Reception and award presentation, Friday, September 15, 5:30-7:30 “Down East” features 50 monotypes and monoprints chosen by jurors Catherine Kerman and Josephine Graf from 115 works submitted by 84 artists. The Monotype Guild of New England is a nonprofit organization of contemporary artists creating unique impressions by working in the […] View event

  • POW!, a comic book themed art exhibition @ Harlow Gallery

    Harlow Gallery presents POW!, a comic book themed art exhibition. Artists responded to a call for comic book art as well as artwork inspired by comics. POW! features the work of more than 34 artists from across Maine and beyond. The exhibition is on view Sept. 8 through Oct. 21, at 160 Water St., in […] View event

  • Jonathan Levitt: Mawooshen, life and landscape of the Maritime Archaic @ PhoPa Gallery

    Mawooshen documents the geography of the Red Paint People – Archaic humans of unknown origins that appeared among the islands and coastal mountains of Penobscot Bay five thousand years ago. They thrived for about twelve hundred years, and then suddenly disappeared. The Maritime Archaic refers to the wider North American archeological coastal and seafaring culture […] View event

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    Tate House hosts spooky tours of Stroudwater Cemetery @ Tate House Museum

    Portland, Maine – The Tate House Museum is hosting cemetery tours of the 18th Century Stroudwater Burial Ground on Saturday October 21nd from 12-4 PM. Hear from the ghostly apparitions themselves as they talk about the joys and hardships of colonial life as they knew it. These are the people who shared life in Stroudwater […] View event

  • Soup & Suspense @ Vose Library

    Mystery author Bruce Robert Coffin will read from his latest mystery “Beneath the Depths,” View event

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    Open House @ Taconnett Falls Genealogy Library

    The 2017 Open House will be held on September 23, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm. The raffle drawing will at 2 pm for 2017 . View event

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    George Lloyd artist talk Oct. 21 @ 1pm @ Greenhut Galleries

    George Lloyd artist talk Oct. 21 @ 1pm free event, limited seating Mr. Lloyd plans to talk about his work with particular reference to the paintings and works on paper he made during the two decades [ 80s and 90s ] following his return to the East Coast from the San Francisco Bay Area where […] View event

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    Cribbage @ VFW Post 1285

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  • Maine’s Fire of ’47: A 70th anniversary retrospective @ Acton-Shapleigh Historical Society

    As the 70th anniversary of the Fire of ’47 approaches, the Acton-Shapleigh Historical Society remembers “the week Maine burned” on Saturday, October 21, from 2pm to 4pm with special guests, photo archives, maps, artifacts and a 1935 fire engine, at 122 Emery Mills Rd in Shapleigh. Admission is free, there is ample parking and light […] View event

  • Gamblers Anonymous @ LINC Wellness & Recovery Center

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  • A romantic comedy that’s full of surprises! A widowed mother of three, Autumn Warner, prepares her Inn for the arrival of her grown children and friends for a weekend gathering that will change the lives of everyone! "...comedy, romance, drama- the perfect ingredients for a perfect play!"
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    Falling Leaves: A Romantic Comedy @ The Footlights Theatre

    A romantic comedy that’s full of surprises! A widowed mother of three, Autumn Warner, prepares her Inn for the arrival of her grown children and friends for a weekend gathering that will change the lives of everyone! “…comedy, romance, drama- the perfect ingredients for a perfect play!” View event

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    Wine & Food Walk in Portland Maine @ The Corner Room

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided viticultural tasting and walking tour of Portland’s vibrant restaurant scene as you explore some incredible examples of high-quality wines from renown regions of the World paired with delicious foods from each location. You’re in for an incredible wine education experience. You’ll walk away with knowing […] View event

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    Sex With Strangers by Laura Eason @ St. Lawrence Arts Center

    Maine premiere of the recent off-Broadway hit show from one of the writers of House of Cards. Sex With Strangers is a game of cat and mouse between 28-year-old blogger, Ethan, and a 38-year-old novelist, Olivia. Each has what the other wants and how far are they willing to go to get it. “A hell […] View event

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    Earthquake: Evidence of the Restless Planet @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Travel through space and time in a fulldome production that makes you look at Earth in a whole new way. A sweeping geological journey, Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet explores the forces that transform the surface of our planet. Fly along the San Andreas Fault before diving into the planet’s interior. Journey back in […] View event

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    From Here to Eternity @ The Ogunquit Playhouse

    OCT 4 – OCT 29 at The Ogunquit Playhouse The Ogunquit Playhouse is honored to be collaborating with Tim Rice and the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival on the rollout of the North American premiere of the epic new musical From Here to Eternity, based on James Jones’ acclaimed novel with lyrics by Tim Rice, […] View event

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    Earthquake @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Be prepared to look at the earth a whole new way as you follow along with the geological experience Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet. The program takes you on a journey along the San Andreas Fault and take you back the to 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the break-up of Pangea 200 million years […] View event

  • Public bean supper @ Saco Grange 53

    Saturday , October 21th , PUBLIC BEAN SUPPER Saco Grange #53, 168 North Street Saco, from 4-6 p.m. Adults $8,Children 12 under $4, Children 5 under are free. On the menu are homemade kidney and pea beans, brown bread, red & brown hot dogs, American chop suey, coleslaw, biscuits, pies and hot and cold beverages. […] View event

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    16 Counties Poetry: meg willing and Shana Youngdahl, (in)visible sisters @ Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium

    (in)visible sisters Visibility and obscurity. Voice and silence. Domesticity and wilds. meg willing and Shana Youngdahl invite you to take part in a feminist conversation through spoken poetry and projected art—a blending of individual expression towards the collective, a spinning of the invisible thread that connects us all. meg willing is a poet, editor, artist, […] View event

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    Baked bean/chop suey supper @ Brown Memorial United Methodist Church

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    UUCC Augusta concert: John David Adams, bass-baritone @ Unitarian-Universalist Community Church of Augusta

    The Unitarian-Universalist Church of Augusta presents “The Heart of the Evening: American Nocturnes,” featuring Bass-baritone John David Adams, Saturday, October 21, at 4 p.m. Bass-baritone John David Adams is a versatile and accomplished artist with a career spanning concert, opera, recital, and professional vocal ensembles. An active concert soloist acclaimed for performances in repertoire, ranging […] View event

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    16 Counties Poetry: Meg Willing and Shana Youngdahl @ Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium

    Join us on October 21st for our latest reading in the 16 Counties Poetry series! (in)visible sisters Visibility and obscurity. Voice and silence. Domesticity and wilds. Meg Willing and Shana Youngdahl invite you to take part in a feminist conversation through spoken poetry and projected art—a blending of individual expression towards the collective, a spinning […] View event

  • Public Bean Supper @ Saco Grange #53

    Saturday , October 21th , PUBLIC BEAN SUPPER Saco Grange #53, 168 North Street Saco, from 4-6 p.m. Adults $8,Children 12 under $4, Children 5 under are free. On the menu are homemade kidney and pea beans, brown bread, red & brown hot dogs, American chop suey, coleslaw, biscuits, pies and hot and cold beverages. […] View event

  • Public baked bean supper @ West Scarborough United Methodist Church

    WEST SCARBOROUGH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Route 1 Scarborough, Maine BAKED BEAN SUPPER 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Baked pea, kidney & vegetarian beans, red & brown hot dogs, American chop suey, cole slaw, gelatin salads, rolls & brown bread, pies Come see our new and improved dining room! Adults: $8.00 Children: $4.00 View event

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    Baked bean/casserole supper @ Saints Matthew and Barnabas Church

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    Bean and casserole supper @ Fayette Central School

    The Fayette School and Home Association will hold a supper on Oct. 21. The menu will include beans, casseroles, salads, desserts and drinks. It will be at the Fayette Central School from 4.30 to 6 p.m. Raffles and music planned. For more info call Cindy Lee at 897-2648 or Elaine Wilcox at 685-3886. View event

  • Public baked bean supper @ East Baldwin Congregational Church Parish Hall

    East Baldwin Congregational Church hosts a public baked bean supper every third Saturday from May through October at 4:30-6:00 PM serving baked beans, hot dogs, salads, rolls, brown bread, and pies. Adults $8, Children $3.50. Located at the East Baldwin Church Parish Hall on 17 School Street in East Baldwin, Maine Come and enjoy! View event

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    Beanhole bean supper @ UCC North Gorham

    Bean-hole bean supper-3rd Saturday of the month May thru Oct 4:30-6:00, The UCC at North Gorham, 4 Standish Neck Road, Gorham.3 kinds of beans, hot dogs, brown bread, coleslaw,potato salad, rolls, coffee, punch & homemade pies. $9, $4. View event

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    11th Annual Empty Bowl Meal @ Woodfords Congregational Church

    Saturday October 21, 2017 in recognition of World Food Day Altrusa International of Portland is hosting the 11th Annual Empty Bowl meal 4:30pm -6:30pm at Woodfords Congregational Church at 202 Woodfords Street, Portland, ME. Guests choose a ceramic bowl to use for their meal and to keep as a reminder that there are always Empty […] View event

  • 4:30pm Potluck

    Public supper @ Vassalboro United Methodist Church

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    Bean supper @ Morning Star Lodge

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  • 5:00pm Potluck

    Chicken pie supper @ Kings Mills Union Hall

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    Turkey supper @ Wales Presbyterian Church Youth Center

    The Wales Presbyterian Women will sponsor a turkey supper from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Wales Youth Center, Pond Road, Route 132, Wales. The menu include a complete turkey dinner with vegetables, potato, stuffing, beverages and pies. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Alice at 375-8382 or Marilyn at. 375-6604. View event

  • 5:00pm Community, Potluck

    Bean supper

    A bean super featuring two Kinds of beans, red hot dogs, chop suey, potato salad, coleslaw, rolls, desserts, coffee and punch. View event

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    Public supper @ Enterprise Grange

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  • Museum Flashlight Tours @ L.C. Bates Museum

    The L. C. Bates Museum becomes a special place for our annual Halloween “Night at the Museum Flashlight Tours.” Come see our animal menagerie in a new way in the evening light. The Flashlight Tours are held between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28. View event

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    Halloween in Nature at Mt. Agamenticus @ Mount Agamenticus Learning Lodge

    Ever wonder what those bumps, howls, hoots and screeches in the night really are? Join the Center for Wildlife and some of their amazing animal education ambassadors at the Mount Agamenticus Learning Lodge to find out! Be sure to wear your Halloween costumes and you’ll be able to take a picture with them! Following the […] View event

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    Nasson Youth Theater presents: Scary stories that glow in the dark @ Nasson Community Center and Little Theatre

    Nasson Youth Theater presents: Scary Stories That Glow in the Dark. This is a NEON THEATRE EXPERIENCE! Show dates are: October 13, 14, 20 and 21 Show begins at 6pm, doors open at 5:30pm for seating Admission is $12/Adults and $7/Seniors and Children Online ticket sales available via this link: https://nassonlittletheatre.ticketspice.com/glow-show-scary-stories Tickets also available at […] View event

  • Asian Supper @ Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church

    The Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church will host an Asian Supper on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. featuring dishes from Southeast Asian countries. Reservations must be made in advance by e-mailing capeasiansupper761@gmail.com and submitting your name, phone number and how many tickets you want. Tickets are $12.50 for adults and $10 for seniors and […] View event

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    Bill Frisell & Kenny Wollesen @ Blue

    Grammy Winning guitarist Bill Frisell is always, ALWAYS such a pleasure to welcome back to the room and we’re so very lucky that he and his sound engineer of 30 years, Claudia Engelhart, enjoy the room. This is Bill Frisell’s third time playing at Blue and we are excited to announce that he is not […] View event

  • Walk Among the Shadows – Uncanny Tales from the Hill @ Eastern Cemetery

    The non-profit group Spirits Alive will again be offering their popular “Walk Among the Shadows” event this October in Eastern Cemetery. This year’s theme is “Uncanny Tales from the Hill.” Five ghostly storytellers will materialize in the cemetery with stories of the supernatural. Phantom ships, sea monsters, black dogs, and unquiet ghosts ! Audience members […] View event

  • 7:00pm Music

    Steve and the Good Ole Boys band @ Embden Community Center

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  • The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra “Fairy Tales and Dances” @ Gendron Franco Center

    The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 28th season with “Fairy Tales and Dances,” a program including the Mother Goose Suite by Maurice Ravel, Symphonic Metamorphosis by Paul Hindemith, and Antonin Dvorak’s glorious Symphony No. 6. The Mother Goose Suite is based on well-known fairy tales, including Sleeping Beauty and Beauty and the Beast, and […] View event

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    Circus On the Point: October 2017 @ Thompson's Point

    October 20-22 // $12-$16 // Circus On The Point, a bi-monthly cabaret, features an all female cast for the first time! Prepare to push the limits of your imagination, with an evening of dames and dynamic physicality. A spectacle of vertical dance on rope, balancing, bottle walking, spellbinding juggling and more! Brought to you by […] View event

  • 7:00pm Music

    Steve & The Good Old Boys @ Embden Community Center

    Country Music 7:00-11:00 $10.00 pp View event

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    Steve & The Good Ole Boys band @ Embden Community Center

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  • 7:00pm Theater

    Greetings

    Sparrows Nest Theater is presenting “Greetings!” by Tom Dudzick October 19, 20, and 21 at 7PM and October 22 at 2PM. When Andy brings his Jewish atheist fiancé to meet his very Catholic parents on Christmas Eve, his worst fears about family blow-ups are realized. But when his cognitively impaired brother Mickey, whose entire vocabulary […] View event

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    7:00pm Theater

    WCST presents The Addams Family @ Windham Center Stage Theater

    The Addams family have lived by their unique values for hundreds of years. But now Gomez and Morticia’s macabre, beloved daughter is ready for a life of her own. Wednesday has fallen in love with a sweet, smart boy from a normal, respectable Ohio family! And she has invited them all to dinner. In one […] View event

  • 7:00pm Dancing

    American Legion Post 2 dance @ American Legion Fitzgerald-Cummings Post 2, Augusta

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    Dance @ Waterville VFW

    Saturday evening dance, Live music by Sounds Unlimited, featuring John Plummer, $5 per person, couples and singles welcomed, nonmembers welcomed, no smoking; downstairs lounge View event

  • Fiddle-icious, Maine’s largest Fiddle Orchestra Topsham Concert @ The Orion Performing Arts Center

    Have you ever heard 70+ fiddlers performing at the same time? Here’s your chance! Fiddle-icious is comprised of a diverse group of enthusiastic fiddlers and other musicians of all ages and all walks of life. The group’s music features tunes passed on from our Scottish, Irish, Quebecois, and Acadian ancestors. The primary goal of Fiddle-icious […] View event

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    Maine Hewmah-ain’t that odd @ Gardiner Adult Education

    Gary Crocker is a Maine native, educator, police officer and Navy Veteran who believes that laughter is the lubricant of life. His performance will focus on the odd things that seem to happen here in Maine and around the world, whenever people are out and about, doing what they do! So, bring your sense of […] View event

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    7:00pm Community, Music

    Milltown Roadshow Concert @ Friends of Soldiers Memorial Library Performing Arts Center

    Milltown Roadshow is a five piece band based in and around Bridgton, Maine, featuring a unique blend of “Americana” music drawn from a variety of genres as well as a selection of well crafted original songs. They have recently played at Olde Mill Tavern, Oxford Fair and Fryeburg Fair, and for many other events around […] View event

  • Hear this Internationally acclaimed master of the mandolin perform with his trio on Saturday, October 21st in Yarmouth.
    7:30pm Community, Music

    Carlo Aonzo Trio @ First Parish Congregational Church, Yarmouth

    317 Main Community Music Center presents The Carlo Aonzo Trio on Saturday, October 21st, 7:30pm at First Parish Congregational Church in Yarmouth. World-reknowned mandolin virtuoso Carlo Aonzo and his trio (guitar & bass) take the audience on a delightful musical world tour of the Italian national instrument. Tickets $15 Adults, $10, Children under 12. View event

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    7:30pm Theater

    ‘Frankenstein’ @ The Crosby Center

    MIDCOAST ACTORS ‘ALIVE’ WITH FRANKENSTEIN BELFAST – The Crosby Center in Belfast will open its doors for a live theater experience for the first time in years when Midcoast Actors’ Studio presents Frankenstein October 20-29. Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelley in 1818. Director Erik Perkins has spent the last year adapting the classic spooky […] View event

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    7:30pm Theater

    Disenchanted @ City Theater

    A new musical by Dennis T. Giacino: Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm. Forget the princesses you think you know – the original storybook heroines have come back to life to set the record straight. These […] View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    HOME AGAIN: A Tribute to the Music of Carole King @ Chocolate Church Arts Center

    Saturday, October 21. 7:30pm. $28 advance/ $32 door HOME AGAIN is a true celebration of Carole King’s anthology and captures the “Beautiful” spirit of a unique time in music history! Deb De Lucca, joined by her band of seasoned musicians, take the audience on a journey through the catalogue of Carole King’s own recorded hit […] View event

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    7:30pm Music

    Celebrating OktoberFest with Maine Squeeze @ Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, UMF

    On October 21 ArtsFarmington (previously Arts Institute of Western Maine) will present the accordion ensemble, Maine Squeeze. They will perform a program entitled “Celebrating OktoberFest” which will include a variety of foot-stomping polkas, waltzes, sing-a-longs and music you wouldn’t necessarily associate with the accordion. The audience will also be invited to participate in some simple […] View event

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    Ghoulwill Ball Halloween party @ Portland Club

    If dancing to live music while sipping cocktails, eating snacks sounds like a good time (and really, how could it not?), get your costume ready for the 2017 Ghoulwill Ball on Saturday, Oct. 21. The party will again be at the haunted Portland Club. Motor Booty Affair will bring the funky beats, we’ll load up […] View event

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    7:30pm Comedy, Theater

    Detroit, by Lisa d’Amour @ The Theater Project

    DETROIT – by Lisa D’Amour- The Professional Ensemble October 12 – 29 Thursday – Saturday at 7:30 Sunday at 2:00 All tickets Pay-What-You-Want A dark comedy by The Theater Project’s Professional Ensemble, directed by Christopher Price. In a first-ring suburb just outside a city that might be Detroit, Ben and Mary see sudden signs of […] View event

  • The Revolutionists -Oct 20-29
    7:30pm Theater

    The Revolutionists @ The Public Theatre

    The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson Oct 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 – 2017 Thurs-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2pm 2nd Sat Matinee: Oct 28 at 3pm $20 Adult / $17 Group (10+) / $5 Youth (18 and under) Four beautiful badass women are reimagined as the heroes of the French Revolution in this passionate […] View event

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    7:30pm Theater

    ACAT pesents Mrs. Mannerly @ Studio Theater, Waterville Opera House

    Aqua City Actors Theatre (ACAT) opens their 2017-2018 season—MAINE, MANNERS AND MAYHEM—with Jeffrey Hatcher’s semi-autobiographical comedy, Mrs. Mannerly. Performances are Oct. 20-21 and 27-28 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 22 and 29 at 2 p.m. in Studio 93 at The Center, 93 Main St., Waterville. Inspired by hilarious memories of a childhood etiquette class in […] View event

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    “Mrs. Mannerly” @ Studio 93

    Aqua City Actors Theatre opens its 2017-2018 season, Maine, Manners and Mayhem, with Jeffrey Hatcher’s semi-autobiographical comedy, “Mrs. Mannerly.” Performances are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20-21 and 27-28 and 2 p.m. Oct. 22 and 29 in Studio 93 at The Center, 93 Main St., Waterville. Directed by Stephanie Irwin, “Mrs. Mannerly” features Margaret Matheson in the […] View event

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    Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards Album Release @ One Longfellow Square

    Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards have a vision for their band’s sound: bold and elegant, schooled in the lyrical rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and rock-n-roll hip swagger. Cellist Valerie Thompson (cello/vox), fiddler Jenna Moynihan (fiddle/vox), and bassist Natalie Bohrn pair their sophisticated string arrangements and […] View event