Concerts

Sept. 26: AUBURN, Barry Wood will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Sept. 26: BANGOR,
the Eric Green Party will perform blues at 7:30 p.m. at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. $10 942-3333

Sept. 26: BOOTHBAY HARBOR,
Maura O’Connell will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $17/$20 633-5159

Sept. 26: BOWDOINHAM, New England fiddle music will be performed at 8 p.m. at Merrymeeting Arts Center. 208-7942

Sept. 26: FARMINGTON,
Les Petits Chanteurs, boy choir and chamber orchestra from Haiti, will perform at 7 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. Donations 778-7136

Sept. 26: FARMINGTON,
experimental music, sound art and video/sound presentations will be held at 7 p.m. at UMF Art Gallery. Free 778-7072

Sept. 26: FREEPORT,
country singer/songwriter Tracy Byrd will perform at 6 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park. Free

Sept. 26: GREENE, pianist Phil House and vocalist Kathy Haley will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

Sept. 26: LEWISTON, the tango group Pablo Aslan’s Avantango will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. $10/$4 786-6135

Sept. 26: LEWISTON, the Three Point Trio will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Sept. 26, 27, 28: LIVERMORE,
the second annual Maine Cultural Music Festival, a three-day event of music, dance, food and fun, will be held at the Carriage House Cafe, 1523 Federal Road. 897-5880

Sept. 26: SEBAGO, sopranos Jennifer McLeod, Rebecca Michals-Rinaldi, Danielle Vayenas and mezzo-soprano Sara Sturdivant will perform at a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. at Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake, Route 114. $10 642-3743

Sept. 26: TOPSHAM, the band Repeat Offenders will play original music at 10 p.m. at Sea Dog Brewing Co.

Sept. 27: AUBURN,
Jerry Joe Carrier will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Sept. 27: BATH, the Nor’Easters Barbershop Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $10/$12 353-2464

Sept. 27: GARDINER, the Wingnuts will perform at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. 582-7144

Sept. 27: GORHAM,
the USM Concert Band will present an old fashioned outdoor bank concert outside USM Corthell Concert Hall. 780-5555

Sept. 27: HIRAM, the annual Bluegrass Festival will be held at Apple Acres Farm, 363 Durgintown Road. $10 625-4777

Sept. 27: LEWISTON,
Girl Talk will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Bates College Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue. $10/$4 786-6135

Sept. 27: LEWISTON,
the Maine Chamber Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $20-$11 782-7228

Sept. 27: LEWISTON,
“Registration to Rock” will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Sept. 27: LEWISTON,
Full Contact Kitty from Belfast and Huak from Portland will perform Indie rock at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Sept. 27: LIVERMORE FALLS,
Mary Murphy will perform at noon at the Apple Pumpkin Festival at the recreation field. 782-9819

Sept. 27: WESTBROOK, a marching band competition will be held at 6 p.m. at Westbrook High School. $5/$3 946-2109

Sept. 28: LISBON,
blues musicians will gather at 1 p.m. at Railroad Restaurant.

Sept. 28: SALEM,
the Narrow Gauge Strings will perform at 1 p.m. at Salem Community Building. Donations.

Sept. 29, Oct. 6: LEWISTON, instrumental and improv jazz night will be held every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Maple Room, 22 Park St.

Sept. 30: CARTHAGE, Cantrip from Scotland will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

Sept. 30: OXFORD, the Mollyockett Chorus will hold guest night at 6:15 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Skeetfield Road. 647-5005

Sept. 30: OXFORD,
Jeff and Ellen Steinberg will perform at 7 p.m. at Hosanna Church, 109 Schoolhouse Road. Free/Donations 539-2295

Oct. 1, 8: BELFAST,
Me and Martha will perform every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Darby’s Restaurant, 155 High St. 338-2339

Oct. 1, 8: LEWISTON, women musicians will gather every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Wisdom Center, 97 Blake St. 784-0155

Oct. 1: WATERVILLE, Colby faculty members will perform works from the Renaissance and Early Baroque periods at 1 p.m. at Colby College Museum. 859-5600

Oct. 2: PORTLAND, Irving Berlin’s “I Love a Piano,” a musical revue, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $53-$38 842-0800

Dance

Sept. 26, 28, Oct. 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12: GORHAM, ballroom dance parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Sept. 26: PORTLAND, Vintage will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1945 Congress St. 773-7396

Sept. 26, 27, 28: PORTLAND, the Stomp National Tour will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $60-$45 842-0800

Sept. 27: JAY, a dance, with music by Alibi, will be held at 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Route 133. $7/$7 897-4018

Sept. 27: LEWISTON, Vintage will play at a harvest dinner/dance for the Holy Family Knights of Columbus at Holy Family Parish Hall, Sabattus Street. $17.50 782-0381

Sept. 27: LEWISTON, a benefit dance will be held at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, Pleasant Street. $5 375-9003

Sept. 27: LITCHFIELD, a dance, with music by the Country Drifters, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Litchfield Sportsman’s Club.

Sept. 27: PARIS, a dance, with music by the Jones Old Fashioned Dance Band, will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5

Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Sept. 27: SABATTUS, a dance/karaoke will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Free 782-4181

Sept. 28: LEWISTON, Wild Horse will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $7/$8 784-3660

Sept. 29, Oct. 6: DRESDEN, country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 622-4884

Sept. 30, Oct. 7: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

Oct. 1, 8: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall. 786-0003

Oct. 1, 8: PORTLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Oct. 1, 8: PORTLAND, line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Club 188, Warren Avenue. $5 899-2530

Special

Sept. 26: AUGUSTA, the Maine Summit for Grandfamilies will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the University of Maine in Augusta. 1-866-298-0896

Sept. 26, 27: CUMBERLAND, the 137th annual Cumberland Fair, with harness racing, entertainment, food and more, will be held at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. 829-5531

Sept. 26: FALMOUTH, the 11th annual Maine Artists at Maine Audubon Auction will be held at 6 p.m. at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center. $45/$75 781-2330

Sept. 26-Oct. 31: FARMINGDALE, a corn maze will be held weekends and weekdays by appointment at Alden Longfellow Greenhouses, 249 Litchfield Road. 622-2858

Sept. 26: GORHAM, the “Bid for BIA Auction Extravaganza” will be held at 6 p.m. at O’Donal’s Nursery Garden Center. $30/$15 861-9900

Sept. 26-Nov. 2: MECHANIC FALLS, the Maize Quest Cornfield Maze “The Pirate Treasure Adventure” will be held at 4 p.m. at Harvest Hill Farm, Route 26, 129 Pigeon Hill Road. $8/$7 998-3592

Sept. 26: NORWAY, an open mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 935-4505

Sept. 26, 27: OWLS HEAD, an auto auction will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. 461-6514

Sept. 26: PORTLAND, comedian Quin Collins will perform at 8:30 p.m. at The Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Sept. 26: PORTLAND, the third annual Great Escape Benefit Auction will be held at 6 p.m. at USM Abromson Center. $50 926-4532

Sept. 26: PORTLAND, comedian Juston Mckinney will present “Laugh Out Loud” at 8 p.m. at Southern Maine Community College gymnasium, 2 Fort Road. $5 741-5574

Sept. 26: WINDHAM, Vanda’s Spiritually Incorrect stand-up comedy will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Unity Church of Greater Portland, 54 River Road. $15/$20 893-1233

Sept. 27-Oct. 26: CENTER CONWAY, N.H., the Maize at Sherman Farm will be held at the farm, 2679 East Conway Road. The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11, 12 and 13 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18, 19, 25 and 26. $8/$5 603-939-2412

Sept. 27: DIXFIELD, the annual Harvest Fest will be held at the opera house parking lot, Main Street. 562-7095

Sept. 27: ELIOT, the 28th annual Eliot Festival Day, with crafts, food, vendors, entertainment, parade, fireworks and more, will be held in Eliot. 439-5033

Sept. 27: FARMINGDALE, the 13th annual Harvest Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Alden Longfellow Greenhouses, 249 Litchfield Road. 622-2859

Sept. 27: GARDINER, the Wingnuts will present an evening of laughter and wacky fun at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $16-$10 582-7144

Sept. 27, 28: HARRISON, the second annual Harrison Lions Club Gun Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the VFW Hall, Route 35. $5

Sept. 27: LEWISTON, the 22nd annual Walk for Maine Children’s Cancer Program will be held at 9 a.m. starting at Shaw’s Plaza on East Avenue. 784-2146

Sept. 27: MONMOUTH, the 20th annual Applefest will be held on Route 132. Free 268-4234

Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11: NEW GLOUCESTER, Apple Saturdays will be held from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village. $6.50/$2 926-4597

Sept. 27: NORWAY, karaoke night will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.

Sept. 27: NORWAY, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 1 p.m. at Guy E. Rowe School.

Sept. 27: ORONO, the University of Maine Fulbright Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at UMO Minsky Recital Hall. 581-3571

Sept. 27: PARIS, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 5 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.

Sept. 27, 28: PARIS, the Alpaca Open Farm Weekend will be held at Mountain Brook Farm, 219 Streaked Mountain Road. 743-9024

Sept. 27, 28: PARIS, L/A Arts presents Medieval Merrymaking at 5 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at McLaughlin Garden, 97 Main St. $25/$18 782-7228

Sept. 27: POLAND, Jeanne Munn Bracken will regale audiences with tales of her family, vehicles, vacations, pets and various other aspects of her all-too imperfect life at 7 p.m. at Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St. 998-4390

Sept. 27: PORTLAND, the benefit “Walk for Farm Animals” will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Lincoln Park, Franklin Arterial and Congress Street.

Sept. 27: SCARBOROUGH, National Hunting and Fishing Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Cabela’s, 100 Cabela’s Blvd. 883-7400

Sept. 27, 28: TOPSHAM, the L-A Kennel Club AKC Championship Dog Show will be held at the Topsham Fairgrounds. 777-1928

Sept. 27: WELLS, “Punkinfiddle,” a national estuaries day celebration, with crafts, pumpkin carving, live music, animals, games and more, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wells Reserve, Laudholm Farm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road. 646-1555

Sept. 28: AUGUSTA, the Maine Academy of Country Music fifth annual Maine’s Hillbilly Heaven Induction Ceremony and Award Show will be held at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 396 Eastern Ave. $8/$10 549-7438

Sept. 28, Oct. 5, 12: BRIDGTON, an open mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

Sept. 28-Oct. 5: FRYEBURG, the 158th annual Fryeburg Fair, with livestock, exhibition hall, farm museum, craft demonstrations, harness racing, food, entertainment and more, will be held at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds. 935-3268

Sept. 28: LEWISTON, the Maine Folk Art Trail will hold a folk art event at 9:15 a.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. $45 786-6400

Sept. 28: LITCHFIELD, a benefit “Racing for Heat” will be held at 3 p.m. at Sparetime Hobby RC Track, Route 126.

Sept. 28: MANCHESTER, the Manchester Grange Antique Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Manchester Grange Hall, Route 202. $2 623-3436

Sept. 28: PORTLAND, Psychic Sunday will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel, Congress Street. $2 286-1427

Sept. 28: WISCASSET, an antique show and sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 1811 Old Jail. Federal Street. 882-9628

Sept. 29: BRUNSWICK, author Margot Livesey will present a reading at 4:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Moulton Union. Free 725-3552

Sept. 29: PORTLAND, an evening of readings with Tom Perrotta will be held at 7 p.m. at Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. $5 774-1043

Sept. 30: AUGUSTA, the Augusta Area Job Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive. 626-2405

Sept. 30: GARDINER, an evening of poetry and blues will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Gardiner Public Library, 152 Water St. Free 582-3312

Oct. 1: LEWISTON, the Abused Women’s Advocacy Project “Vigil of Remembrance” will be held at 6 p.m. at Raymond Park, corner of Main and Lincoln streets.

Oct. 2: BRUNSWICK, a benefit pumpkin carving party will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at Downeast Energy and Building Supply, 18 Spring St. 653-0365

Oct. 2: PORTLAND, the Maine Bar Foundation Comedy Night will be held 6:30 p.m. at Empire Dine and Dance. $25/$15 622-3477

Oct. 2-5: PORTLAND, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus “Room a Ring” will be held at the Cumberland County Civic Center. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. $50-$15 775-3458

Theater

Sept. 26, 27: BRUNSWICK, New England Youth Theatre and Studio 48 Performing Arts Center will hold auditions for “The Wizard of Oz” at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the studio, 20 Davis St. 798-6966

Sept. 26, 28: GARDINER, “Birth,” a documentary-style play by Karen Brody about childbirth in America, will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $10 441-0473

Sept. 26, 27, 28, Oct. 2, 3, 4, 5: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Mikado” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, 27, Oct. 2, 3 and 4 and 2 p.m. Sept. 28, Oct. 4 and 5 at Cumston Hall. $22/$18 933-9999

Sept. 26-Oct. 12: OGUNQUIT, “Les Miserables” will be performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 or 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $58-$39 646-5511

Sept. 26-28: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “The Music Man” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 799-7337

Sept. 26-Oct. 12: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “On Golden Pond” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 3 p.m. Oct. 11. $28/$18 885-5883

Sept. 26-Oct. 19: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Julius Caesar” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $36-$13 774-0465

Sept. 27: BRUNSWICK, the Masque and Gown will perform “24 Hour Show,” a play written, directed and performed by Bowdoin students, at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Memorial Hall. Free 725-3375

Oct. 2, 3: TOPSHAM, Midcoast Youth Theater will hold auditions for “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mt. Ararat High School. 751-2619

Films

Sept. 26-28: CAMDEN, the fourth annual Camden International Film Festival will be held in Camden. 221-6532

Sept. 26, 27, 28: LEWISTON, “Get Smart” will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Bates College Olin Arts Center. $1

Sept. 26: PORTLAND, “Rockabilly 514” will be shown at 7 p.m. at USM Luther Bonney Hall. $5 780-4424

Sept. 28: FARMINGTON, “Titus” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Lincoln Auditorium. Free 778-7321

Sept. 30: FARMINGTON, “27 Dresses” will be shown at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

Oct. 1: ROCKLAND, the film “The Farnsworth: Lucy’s Gift, Rockland’s Treasure” will be shown at 6 p.m. at Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Free 596-6457

Books

Sept. 27: NEW SHARON, a book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Road. 779-1128

Sept. 27: POLAND, Jeanne Munn Bracken, author of “Someday We’ll Laugh About This,” will sign copies of her book at 7 p.m. at Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St. 998-4390

Sept. 27, 28: TOPSHAM, the Friends of the Topsham Public Library book sale will be held at the library, 25 Foreside Road. The hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. 725-1727

Oct. 2: LEWISTON, a book discussion series will be held at 6 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3050

Lectures

Sept. 26: BRUNSWICK, Adam Weinberg, provost of world Learning/SIT, will speak on “Educating for Democracy” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4133

Sept. 26: LEWISTON, artist Pamela Johnson will speak at 6:30 p.m. at L/A Arts Gallery 5, 49 Lisbon St. 782-7228

Sept. 29: LEWISTON, Paul Rozin, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak on “The Psychology of Food and Eating” at 4:15 p.m. at Bates College Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Free 786-6330

Oct. 1: BRUNSWICK, Los Angeles theater activist, Norma Bowles, will speak on “Using Comedy to set the Stage for Social Justice” at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Free 725-3663

Oct. 2: BRUNSWICK, David Collings, professor of English, will speak on “Frankenstein” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3253

Oct. 2: BRUNSWICK, Russell Crandall, an expert on U.S.-Latin American relations and Latin American politics, will speak on “The United States and Latin American After the Cold War” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Searles Science Building. Free 725-3217

Oct. 2: BRUNSWICK, Diane Ravitch, renowned historian of education and research professor of education at New York University, will speak on “The Perils of School Reform” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Free 725-3465

Oct. 2: NEW GLOUCESTER, Sister Frances Carr will speak on “The Human and the Eternal: Shaker Art in its Many Forms” at 3 p.m. at the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village Library, Route 26. Free 926-4597

Exhibits

Augusta: Exhibits of Maine’s natural environment, prehistory, social history and manufacturing heritage are featured year-round; “Cabinet of Curiosities, the Museum Science Collections and You” continues at the Maine State Museum, State House Complex. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.

Augusta: A 40-piece exhibition featuring contemporary artists and their views of the Katahdin wilderness will be featured through Nov. 1 at the Maine Capital Hall of Flags. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 287-2121

Augusta: Watercolors, mixed medium and graphite images of trees and old growth forests done by Maine artist and educator, Linda Murray, will be featured through Sept. 30 at Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. 621-0031

Bangor: Works by Stella Johnson, Katherine Bradford and Nicole Duennebier will be featured through Oct. 1 at University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday 561-3350

Bangor: Lamoine artists D. Crosby Brown and Jaquemot will feature their works through Sept. 30 at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

Bath: Ongoing exhibits “A Maritime History of Maine,” “Lobstering and the Maine Coast” and “Percy and Small Shipyard” are showing at Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St. Gallery hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except major holidays. 443-1316

Bath: “Ed McCartan – Paintings” will be displayed through Jan. 11 at Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, 160 Centre St. 442-8577

Belgrade Lakes: “Bronze Sculpture Exhibit” will be featured through Oct. 12 at Spring Gallery and Sculpture Garden, 81 Maine St., Route 27. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday through Labor Day and Saturday and Sunday through Columbus Day or by appointment. 495-3113

Bethel: An interactive exhibit created by community groups across the Maine Mountain area will be featured through Sept. 26 at the Bethel Historical Society Regional History Center at the Robinson House, 10 Broad St. 824-2908

Boothbay Harbor: Works by John Wissemann of Cushing will be featured through Oct. 22 at Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 633-6252

Boothbay Harbor: Works by Lynne Seitzer will be featured through Sept. 30 at Wind Gallery and Studio, 34 Atlantic Ave. 633-7025

Bowdoinham: A crochet exhibit will be featured through Oct. 4 at Merrymeeting Arts Center Cathance Landing, 9 Maine St. The hours are noon to 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 666-8907

Brunswick: “Pejepscot Past Times: Objects from the Original Collection” is ongoing at Pejepscot Historical Society, 159 Park Row. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and until 8 p.m. Thursday. 729-6606

Brunswick: “Lewis Desoto’s Paranirvana/Self-Portrait” will be shown through Jan. 26 at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Northward Over the Great Ice: Robert E. Peary and the Quest for the North Pole” is continuous at Bowdoin College Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free 725-3416

Brunswick: “Jeff Kellar: New Work” will be featured through Sept. 27 at ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Main St. Gallery hours: 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. 725-8157

Brunswick: “Agamemnon Otero: Color, Shape and Form” will be featured through Oct. 4 at Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St. 1-800-244-3007

Brunswick: “James Bowdoin III: Pursuing Style in the Age of Independence” will be featured through June 7 at Bowdoin College Shaw Ruddock Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Errant Behaviors: A Projection and Sound Installation by Anne Wilson” will be featured through Jan. 18 at Bowdoin College Media Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Lewis deSoto’s Paranirvana/Self-Portrait” will be featured through Jan. 25 at Bowdoin College Rotunda. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Michael Mazur: Fall Mountains for Kuo Shi” will be featured through Jan. 25 at Bowdoin College Focus Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Passages” will be featured through Oct. 5 at Bowdoin College Becker Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Landscape Photography: Politics and Poetics” will be featured through Oct. 19 at Bowdoin College Center Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick: “American Spirit: Highlights From the Collection” will be featured through May 3 at Bowdoin College Boyd Gallery. 725-3275

Camden: “Of Land and Sea: Painting the Bold Coast,” featuring the works of William R. Beebe, Vern Broe and Robert Spring, will be displayed through Sept. 27 at Bayview Gallery, 33 Bayview St. 1-800-244-4534

Damariscotta: The seventh annual Harvest Celebration of Art will be featured through Oct. 17 at the Stable Gallery, 26 Water St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 563-1991

Damariscotta: “At Home in Maine,” featuring works by Lindsay Hancock, Marlene Loznicka, Susan Bartlett Rice and Kate Winn, will be held through Oct. 18 at Firehouse Gallery, One Bristol Road. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 563-7299

Farmington: Works by Suzanne DiStefano of Farmington will be featured through Sept. 30 at Heirlooms of Tomorrow, 248 Broadway. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 778-5315

Farmington: “Eklektikos: Faculty Exhibit” will be featured through Oct. 19 at UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment. 778-7002

Farmington: A photography exhibit “Farmworkers Feed Us All,” will be featured through Oct. 12 at Franklin Memorial Hospital, 111 Franklin Health Commons. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. 779-2555

Freeport: Maine landscapes and seascapes, paintings and limited edition prints by Maine artists Eric Hopkins, Neil Welliver, Connie Hayes, Tom Curry, David Little, Wendy Turner, and Jeff Colquhoun are featured continuously at Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, 149 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 865-4519

Georgetown: Works by Lois Strickland of Pownal will be featured through Nov. 29 at West Island Gallery, 37 Bay Point Road. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 371-9090

Gorham: “Worldviews and Molas” from the Palmer Collection, will be featured through Nov. 9 at USM Art Gallery. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. 780-5008

Gray: A Community Art Exhibit will be featured through Sept. 30 at Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 25 Shaker Road. 657-2244

Hallowell: “Mystical Maine Waters” exhibit will be featured Oct. 3 through Oct. 26 at Harlow Art Gallery, 160 Water St. 622-3813

Hinckley: “Some Homes” will be featured through Oct. 15 at L.C. Bates Museum, Route 201. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 238-4250

Kingfield: Works by Maine painters Michael Branco of Bath and Forrest Meader of Skowhegan will be displayed through Oct. 13 at Stadler Gallery, 225 Main St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. daily or by appointment. 265-5025

Lewiston: “Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers” will be showcased through Dec. 14; and an exhibition of delicate works on paper and handcrafted document boxes from the 18th and 19th centuries will be featured through Dec. 14, both at Bates College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 786-6329

Lewiston: Works by Sue Gatto, Sam Grant and Jeanelle Demers will be featured through Sept. 26 at Captive Elements Art House, 25 Landry Road. 786-3606

Lewiston: Photographs by Cassandra Quintal of West Gardiner will be featured through Sept. 30 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Lobby Gallery.

Lewiston: Works by Michael Ranucci and Pamela Johnson will be featured through Sept. 27; and “Maine Heritage Photos” will be displayed Oct. 1 through Nov. 1, both at L/A Arts Gallery, 49 Lisbon St. Gallery hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. 782-7228

Lewiston: Works by Frank Goss of Lisbon will be featured through Sept. 30 at CMMC Art Gallery, 300 Main St.

Lewiston: “Robert Shetterly’s: Americans Who Tell the Truth” will be featured through Dec. 19 at University of Southern Maine, L-A College, 51 Westminster St. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 753-6554

Lewiston: Photos of Boys and Girls Clubs Southern Maine Auburn-Lewiston Clubhouse will be featured through Oct. 24 at L/A Arts Community Gallery, 221 Lisbon St.782-7228

Liberty: An exhibit of Early American hand tools, Native American artifacts and the work of more than 75 contemporary Maine artists and craftspeople is ongoing at the Davistown Museum, 58 Main St. Summer gallery hours, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 288-5126

Litchfield: An ongoing, changing art exhibit by Aleta Manchester of New England landscapes is featured at the Country Café, Route. 126. The café is open seven days a week. 268-4003

New Harbor: “Guns, Politics and Furs: Pemaquid and the Defense of the Eastern Frontier 1667-1761” will be featured continuously at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, Pemaquid Point. 677-2752

New Portland: Ongoing exhibits, featured year round, include Indian art from the U.S., Canada and South America, with special focus on Maine’s Abenaki, also with an extensive early Indian basket collection, at Nowetah’s American Indian Museum, Route 27. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Free 628-4981

North Yarmouth: “Fertile Ground,” art inspired by Maine’s farmland and open spaces, will be featured through Oct. 19 at Skyline Farm, 95 The Lane. Gallery hours: noon to 3 p.m. weekends or by appointment. 829-9203

Norway: Works by Thelma Denlinger and Carol Corriveau will be featured through Sept. 27; and “Plein Air Landscapes of Maine” and other works by Janet Gill will be displayed Oct. 3 through Oct. 25, both at Frost Farm Gallery, 272 Pikes Hill. 743-8041

Norway: Works by Norway artist Suzanne Hardy will be featured through Oct. 31 at Stephens Memorial Hospital. 743-1562

Paris: “Imagine 3D,” featuring local artists Robert Parker, Michael Sauro and Steve Willette and guest artist, Katherine Rohnert, will be featured through Oct. 31 at the Painted Mermaid Gallery, 6 Briggs Ave. 743-7312

Portland: “American Menagerie” will be shown through Nov. 9; “Andre Kertesz: On Reading” will be displayed through Nov. 16; and “Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism” will be featured through Jan. 4, all at Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday through Columbus Day. 775-6148

Portland: “We Are Maine,” a multicultural exhibit and a fire truck exhibit, is ongoing at the Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and after Memorial Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. $6 828-1234

Portland: “Four Stories: Inside the Portland Harbor Museum Collection” will be featured through Nov. 30 at Portland Harbor Museum on the waterfront. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $4 799-6337

Portland: “Seventh Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational” will be shown through Oct. 31; and “Scientific Drawings: A Juried Exhibition” will be featured through Nov. 9, both at UNE Westbrook College, 716 Stevens Ave. Gallery hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday. 221-4499

Portland: “Subtraction of the Distraction: Abstract Works on Paper” by Penelope Jones, will be displayed through Sept. 30; and “Ted Arnold: Out of the Studio” and S.J. Hart: Paintings and Prints” will be featured Oct. 3 through Oct. 30, both at Susan Maasch Fine Art, 29 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 699-2966

Portland: Works by Barnet, Dubuffet, Hartung, Kirsch, Kent, Mucha, Peterdi, Sloan, Vasarely and others will be displayed through Sept. 27; and “Joseph Hirsch – American Master” will be shown Oct. 3 through Nov. 28, both at A Fine Thing: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 25 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment. 699-2919

Portland: “A Family Affair: Paintings and Sculpture” by Murray Hantman, Jo Levy and Ruth Livingston will be featured through Sept. 27; and “Gret Parker and Noa Warren: New Paintings” will be shown Oct. 2 through Oct. 31, both at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. 879-5742

Portland: Works by Michael Alderson and Stephen Benenson will be on view through Sept. 27; and “The New Recyclists” will be featured Oct. 3 through Nov. 1, both at Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment. 774-7011

Portland: Poems by John Moncure Wetterau, photographs by Victor Romanyshyn and pottery by Pam Williamson and Rick Boyd will be displayed through Sept. 27; and “The Camera as Artist’s Tool,” featuring the work of Jim Kelly, Rebekah Younger, Arunas Bukauskas and Paul Brahms, will be shown Oct. 2 through Nov. 1, all at Addison Woolley Gallery, 87 Market St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 775-0678

Portland: “Ruminant,” a faculty exhibition, will be featured through Oct. 19 at Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and until 8 p.m. the first Friday. 699-5029

Portland: “Maine Stream: Recent Paintings by David C. Driskell” will be featured through Sept. 27; and “Bridge: New Works by Susan Barnes” will be displayed Oct. 2 through Nov. 1, both at Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 772-2693

Portland: “Repeat,” a display of light sculptures, will be featured through Oct. 7 at USM Area Gallery at Woodbury Campus Center. Gallery hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. 780-5008

Portland: Works by artists from Russia, Romania and Poland will be featured Oct. 3 through Nov. 10 at the Language Exchange, 80 Exchange St. 772-0405

Rockland: “The Wyeth Collection” and “Alex Katz: Early Paintings” are featured continuously; “Uncommon Treasures: Folk Art From the Farnsworth” will be shown through Nov. 30; and “Homer, Whistler, Marin and Bellows: American Prints from the Farnsworth” will be viewed through Dec. 14; and “From Impressionism to Modernism: American Paintings From the Farnsworth Art Museum, 1885-1935” will be on display through Feb. 1, all at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. $8/$5 596-6457

Rockland: Works by Stew Henderson of Northport, Jeff Epstein of Brooklyn, N.Y., Elizabeth O’Reilly of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Carol Sloane of Washington, will be featured through Oct. 18 at Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 594-5935

Rockport: “2008 Biennial Juried Exhibition” will be featured through Oct. 4; and “David Segre: Chronic” and “Art From the LINC and Waterville Social Clubs” will be displayed through Oct. 30, all at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. $5 Sunday. 236-2875

Unity: “Dina Petrillo: Printed Work” will be featured through Oct. 9 at Unity College Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. 948-3131

Waterville: “The Works of Alex Katz” and “Ancient Art” are ongoing; “Masterpieces of American Folk Art” will be featured through Oct. 22; “Whistler’s Waterscapes” will be shown through Oct. 26; “Realms of Faith: Medieval Art From the Walters Art Museum,” will be displayed through Jan. 4; and “The Somali Bantu Experience: From East Africa to Maine” will be viewed Oct. 2 through Nov. 26, all at Colby College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 872-3549

Wiscasset: “American Style: Greek Revival Architecture and Lincoln County 1820-1860” will be featured through Oct. 12 at the Lincoln County Museum and Old Jail, 133 Federal St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in June and September, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. July and August. 882-6817

Wiscasset: “Landscapes of the Mind” will be displayed through Oct. 19 at Maine Art Gallery, Warren Street. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 882-7511

Wiscasset: “Autumn Arrivals” will be featured through Oct. 24 at Wiscasset Bay Gallery, 67 Main St. 882-7682

Yarmouth: “Yarmouth at the Turn of the Century” is ongoing at Yarmouth Historical Society, Main Street. Gallery hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 846-6259


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