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    Friday July 31
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free Walking Tour @ Camden Public Library

    Free Walking Tours every Friday at 4:00 pm, thru Sept. 11, starting at the Camden Public Library. The Library and the Camden Downtown Business Group host the free tours. Reservations are encouraged; please call the library at 236-3440 or stop by the Circulation Desk. view event

  • The Gathering: The Kennebec Artists' Collective and Maine Traditional Film Photographers @ Ballard Center

    through Oct. 23 view event

  • Shape, Shade and Texture: Black and White Photographs by Rex Holsapple @ Frost Farm Gallery

    "Shape, Shade and Texture: Black and White Photographs by Rex Holsapple" at Frost Farm Gallery - July 3 - August 1. Opening reception, meet and greet the artist on Friday, July 3, from 5-8pm. Live jazz keyboard by Mike Maurice. Free and open to the public, light refreshments. Exhibit and sale continues through August 1 in the historic cape, 272 Pikes Hill, Norway. Monday - Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday Noon to 6pm. FMI 743-8041, view event

  • 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Elk Summer Music Festival @ Augusta Elks Lodge

    The Elk Summer Music Festival will be held Friday July 31st and Saturday August 1st at the Augusta Elks Lodge. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Travis Mills Foundation. The two day summer music festival will feature some of the best bands in the state; Working Class, Emerald Sky, Amber Jack, Yellow Brick Road, Little Twisted, False Alarm, GE3KS, and "Elvis". Saturday's events begin at 11 am and will feature children's activities from 11am to 1pm. Vendor tables, food, drinks, and raffles will be available both days. Entry fees are $10 per day or ... view event

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Shakespeare's Stories @ Children's Museum and Theater of Maine

    Discover a shipwreck, find a witch's spell, and meet a donkey who was once a man! In our summer production of Shakespeare's Stories, we will perform shortened adaptations of The Tempest, Macbeth, and A Midsummer Night's Dream and discover the magic of Shakespeare's original language. Wizards, witches, fairies and kids all come together to celebrate the historical works of theatre's most notorious playwright. This project is part of our summer Shakespeare celebration, proving it's never too early (or too late!) to learn some Shakespeare! Based on the original stories of William Shakespeare, adapted by Allison McCall, Kristen Voyvodich, Marjolaine Whittlesey, and Reba ... view event

  • Ralf Feyl: Water Studies @ Ocean House Gallery & Frame

    through Aug. 3
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  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Opening reception: "Fired Up" @ Harlow Gallery 160 Water St., Hallowell, ME 04347

    through Aug. 22
    The Harlow Gallery will showcase ceramic works by 32 artists in the exhibition "Fired Up", which will be on view July 31 through August 22, 2015 at 160 Water Street in Hallowell. "Fired Up" culminated from an open call to artists working from clay and was juried by Harlow Gallery staff. Out of 106 submissions, 85 works of art will be included in the final show, including utilitarian, decorative and conceptual pieces. A public reception will be held on Friday July 31, from 5 to 8 PM. Both the exhibition and the reception are free and open to the ... view event

  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Ode to Letters : A Declaration of Love of Letterforms @ Engine

    ODE TO LETTERS : A DECLARATION OF LOVE OF LETTERFORMS will open July 31 from 5-8pm during the Biddeford+Saco ArtWalk. ODE TO LETTERS is co-curated by Portland artists Will Sears and Ryan Adams and includes graffiti writers, printmakers, and sign painters from Maine and beyond. The exhibition will run from July 31 to September 19. Hours are Tuesday-Friday 1pm-6pm and Saturdays from 11am-4pm. Artists include work of the co-curators Sears and Adams and Matt W. Moore, Curve, Kyle Durrie, Jennifer Farrell, David Wolske, Pat Corrigan, Joey Hannaford, Cassie Hester, Noah, Tessa Green O'brien, Providence Painted Signs, Mason Miller, Snoeman, and Fonse. ODE ... view event

  • Tale of Three Cities: Paris, New York and Portland @ UNE Art Gallery

    Opening Reception July 28 5-7 As two of the great cities of the world, Paris and New York have been extensively documented by numerous photographers from Maine. Portland, though much smaller, is also a great city, with its harbor and cafes, brick facades, parks, public art and people from around the world. These, as well, have been amply recorded by Maine photographers. This exhibition celebrates these artists and the three cities they have loved. Conversations with the Artists August 13 and September 10, 5-6:30 Artist included in exhibition; Berenice Abbott, Melonie Bennett, Rudy Burckhardt, Tillman Crane, Danb Dow, John Eide, Judy ... view event

  • 6:00 pm

    Bingo @ Night Drifters Snowmobile Club

    doors open at 4:30 p.m.
    every Friday view event

  • 6:00 pm

    Weezer @ The Maine State Pier

    American Rock Band and Multi-Platinum Selling Artist WEEZER will be returning to Maine on Friday, July 31st as part of the Machias Savings Bank Concert Series at the Maine State Pier!?? Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 6th at 10:00am. Please see below for more details.? In 2014, the conventional wisdom is that the album is dead, and that nobody listens to a record the whole way through. Rivers Cuomo figures there's two ways to respond. "You can change with the times, give in, and not put a lot into your album," he says. "Or ... view event

  • 6:00 pm

    Harry Potter: A Family Celebration @ Winslow Public Library

    Celebrate Harry Potter's 35th birthday with us! We'll make wands, answer trivia and talk about our favorite wizard. view event

  • The Best of Maine Contemporary Art @ Thos. Moser Gallery

    with paintings by Joel Babb and Eric Hopkins. Also featuring work by Philip Barter, Thomas Crotty, Tom Curry, Lois Dodd, Lynn Drexler, Stephen Etnier, James Fitzgerald, Connie Hayes, Jill Hoy, Bernard Langlais, William Manning, Scott Moore, Marguerite Robichaux, Judy Taylor, Neil Welliver and Michael Zigmond. The collected works will be on display through Oct. 12. view event

  • 6:00 pm

    Bark in the Park @ Hadlock Field 271 Park Ave., Portland, ME

    Take in a game and help the Planet Dog Foundation raise money for an amazing cause. On July 31, 2015, woof it up at Hadlock Field as the SeaDogs take on the Harrisburg Senators (AA affiliate of the Washington Nationals).

    Kick the evening off with an on-field parade led by Slugger the SeaDog, then enjoy all the action from the dog-friendly bleacher section. All proceeds will benefit Paws for Peace, a program providing assistance dogs for veterans suffering from PTSD and traumatic brain injury in Maine.

    Gates open at 5:45. Parade is at 6:15. Game starts at 7:00. The first 100 dogs ... view event

  • Christopher Patch "Migration" @ Mayo Street Arts

    For MIGRATION, Christopher Patch has created an installation of bird sculptures taking flight across the Mayo Street Arts gallery. The piece includes approximately 50 species from the artist's "life list," an ongoing record of his avian sightings from the past ten years. Each bird is a three-dimensional "collage," comprised of a paper m?ch? body covered with fragments from the studio floor; a mash-up of discarded woodblock prints, hand-painted papers and gravestone rubbings. Patch is largely influenced by the works of early American naturalists and bird artists of the 18th and 19th centuries. The "likenesses" they created were often stylized and anthropomorphized ... view event