Concerts

Oct. 17: AUBURN, Lindsey Montana will perform on the acoustic guitar at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Oct. 17: AUGUSTA,
Chiharu Naruse, classical pianist, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium. $10/$5 621-3551

Oct. 17: BATH, Bill Byrne, saxophone, and Kenny Gaspar, keyboard, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

Oct. 17: FARMINGTON,
Carsie Blanton, acoustic musician, will perform at 7 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

Oct. 17: GORHAM,
Brian Diehl, trombone, will perform at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $15-$5 780-5555

Oct. 17: LEWISTON, Arborea of Lewiston will perform with Colorado band Changing Colors at 8 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Oct. 17: PORTLAND,
Lovewhip will perform pop music at 9 p.m. at Geno’s Rock Club, 527 Congress St. $8 239-9019

Oct. 17: PORTLAND, Lynn Deeves and Colleen Sexton will perform at 8 p.m. at North Star Music Cafe, 225 Congress St. 699-2994

Oct. 17: PORTLAND,
traditional fiddler Lissa Schneckenburger will open for British folk legend Richard Thompson at 8 p.m. at South Portland High School Auditorium. Tickets, $35, at www.mktix.com/heptunes, 1-978-462-9630 or Bull Moose stores.

Oct. 18: AUBURN, Denny Breau will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 376-2739

Oct. 18: AUBURN,
Val Bennett will perform on the acoustic guitar at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Oct. 18: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin Chorus and Chamber Choir will perform at 2 p.m. at Bowdoin College Chapel. Free 798-4141

Oct. 18: LEWISTON, the Baltic Sea from Portland and Full Contact Kitty from Belfast will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Oct. 18: LIVERMORE,
the LaClaire Family will perform at 7 p.m. at the North Livermore Baptist Church, 555 Federal Road. Free/Donations 897-6951

Oct. 18: LIVERMORE FALLS, Mary Murphy will perform at noon at the Apple Pumpkin Festival, which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Recreation Field. 782-9819

Oct. 18: NEW VINEYARD, Journey Home will present a gospel concert at 6:30 p.m. at Mountain View Bible Church, Church Street. 684-3252

Oct. 18: PORTLAND,
Rock My Soul, gospel ensemble, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State St. $15-$10 772-5434

Oct. 18: RUMFORD, a vocal competition will be held at 6 p.m. at Mountain Valley High School. $5/$6 364-8358

Oct. 18: SOUTH BERWICK, the Marching Band Show will be held at 6 p.m. at Marshwood High School. 946-2109

Oct. 19: WATERVILLE, the Maine Academy of Country Music Traditional Hootenanny Benefit will be held at 1 p.m. at Waterville Senior High School Auditorium, 1 Brooklyn Ave. $8/$10 549-7438

Oct. 21: BAR MILLS, the Bayside Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $14/$12 929-6472

Oct. 22, 29: LEWISTON,
women musicians will gather every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Wisdom Center, 97 Blake St. 784-0155

Oct. 22: LEWISTON, saxophonist Jeff Coffin and the Thomas Snow Trio will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Free 786-6135

Oct. 23: AUBURN, Mary Murphy will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Oct. 23: AUBURN, Arlo and Ray will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 376-2739

Dance

Oct. 17: BAR MILLS, a contradance with music by Hope Hoffman will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. 929-6472

Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25: FALMOUTH,
the Maine State Ballet will perform “Can-Can Parisien” at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 24 and 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 18 and 25 at Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route One. $12 781-7672

Oct. 17: MECHANIC FALLS, the Coyote Drifters will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

Oct. 17, 24, 31: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Oct. 17, 24, 31: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Oct. 18: DURHAM, a benefit dance will be held at 8 p.m. at the AMVETS Hall. $8/$15 865-6411

Oct. 18: FARMINGTON, the third annual autumn dance, with music by the Al Corey Jazz Band and Mt. Blue High School Band, will be held at 7 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School Gym. $15/$10 778-3561

Oct. 18: FARMINGTON, a harvest dance with music by the Legends will be held at 7 p.m. at the Farmington Elks Lodge. $20 897-5209

Oct. 18: LEWISTON,
a ballroom dance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St. $15/$7.50 783-0904

Oct. 18: LITCHFIELD,
a dance will be held at 7 p.m. at the Litchfield Sportsman’s Club, 2782 Hallowell Road. 268-9271

Oct. 18: MECHANIC FALLS,
Bobby Reed and Wildhorse will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

Oct. 18: MINOT, a benefit dance will be held at 6 p.m. at West Minot Grange Hall, Routes 119 and 124. $5/$3

Oct. 18, 25: PARIS,
the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

Oct. 18: WESTBROOK, Vintage will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.

Oct. 18: WEST MINOT, a public dance will be held at 6 p.m. at the West Minot Grange Hall, Routes 119 and 124. $5/$3 782-8386

Oct. 19: 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

Oct. 20, 27: 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

Oct. 21, 28: LEWISTON,
line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

Oct. 22, 29: LEWISTON,
country line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall. 786-0003

Oct. 22, 29: PORTLAND, line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Club 188, Warren Avenue. $5 899-2530

Kids

Oct. 19: WILTON, a Youth Fest with movie, crafts and food will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Wilton United Methodist Church. 645-5005

Oct. 20: BRUNSWICK,
the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzert series “Strings: Four Seasons,” for ages 3 through 7, will be held at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Brunswick High School Crooker Theater, 116 Maquoit Road. $3 773-6128

Oct. 21: GORHAM, the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzert series “Strings: Four Seasons,” for ages t3 through 7, will be held at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Ave. $3 773-6128

Oct. 22: AUGUSTA, Lisa Kane of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will present a program on “Skins and Skulls” at 10 a.m. at Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. 621-0031

Oct. 22: PORTLAND,
the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzert series “Strings: Four Seasons,” for ages 3 through 7, will be held at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at South Portland High School Auditorium, 637 Highland Ave. $3 773-6128

Oct. 23: LEWISTON, the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzert series “Strings: Four Seasons,” for ages 3 through 7, will be held at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. $3 773-6128

Special

Oct. 17: AUBURN, a teen open-mic night will be held at 6 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Oct. 17, 18: AUBURN,
the first ever “Inspectathon,” a fun event with serious purpose, will be held starting at 7 a.m. Friday through 3 p.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Food Bank, 3121 Hotel Road. 782-3554

Oct. 17-31: FARMINGDALE,
a corn maze will be held weekends and weekdays by appointment at Alden Longfellow Greenhouses, 249 Litchfield Road. 622-2858

Oct. 17, 18: LEWISTON, the Lewiston Senior Citizens Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Center, 145 Birch St. 784-2926

Oct. 17-Nov. 2: MECHANIC FALLS,
the “Pirate Adventure” corn maze begins Friday at 4 p.m. and runs through the weekend at Harvest Hill Farm, Route 26, 125 Pigeon Hill Road. $8/$7 998-5485

Oct. 17, 18: PHILLIPS, the Scarecrow Reunion Display will be featured on Main Street. 639-4296

Oct. 17: PORTLAND, comedian Robbie Printz will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 878-5800

Oct. 17-19, 22-26, 29, Nov. 1: SCARBOROUGH, Haunted hayrides will be held next to Scarborough Downs. 885-5935

Oct. 17-19: YORK, the 24th annual Harvestfest with live bands and food will be held in York Village and York beach. 363-4422

Oct. 18: AUBURN, a harvest craft fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 8 Sacred Heart Place. 754-7719

Oct. 18, 19: AUGUSTA, the Maine Wood Carvers Association Woodcarving and Wildlife Art Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Augusta Armory, Western Avenue. $4

Oct. 18: BANGOR, comedian Bob Marley will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bangor Civic Center Auditorium. $22 990-4444

Oct. 18: BRYANT POND,
a craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Woodstock School, 224 Rumford Ave. 665-2228

Oct. 18: BUCKFIELD, a Chinese auction will be held at 1 p.m. at Buckfield High School.

Oct. 18, 19: DRESDEN,
“A Fall Back in Time,” a fall muster and encampment of the mid-18th century, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 1761 Pownalborough Court House, Route 128. $6/$3 737-2239

Oct. 18: DURHAM, a church fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Route 136. 353-8818

Oct. 18: EUSTIS, the 13th annual P.T.C. haunted hayride will be held at 6 p.m. at Cathedral Pines Campground. 246-2134

Oct. 18: FARMINGTON, the Franklin County Children’s Task Force annual “Make Tracks for Kids” walk-a-thon will be held at 9 a.m. starting at the gazebo. 778-6960

Oct. 18: FARMINGTON,
a benefit “Nothing Day,” featuring music, free food and other events, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Farmington Wal-Mart. Donations

Oct. 18: LEWISTON,
a Laughter and Lyrics Variety Show will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, Lisbon Road. $15 784-4801

Oct. 18: LEWISTON, the Gov. James B. Longley Elementary School Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building, Birch Street. 783-5269

Oct. 18: LEWISTON,
archivist Sophie Morel of Quebec will present a program on “Your Family, Your History: Following the Path of Your Quebecois Ancestors Through Cyber-Space” at 10:30 a.m. at USM Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St. 786-3327

Oct. 18: LIVERMORE FALLS,
the 2008 Apple Pumpkin Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Recreation Field. 450-6448

Oct. 18: MECHANIC FALLS, a bike rodeo will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Mechanic Falls Municipal Building.

Oct. 18: MONMOUTH,
auditions for the third annual “Monmouth’s Got Talent” will be held at 10 a.m. at Cumston Hall. 321-9729

Oct. 18: NEW GLOUCESTER, a community fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fairgrounds, Bald Hill Road. 926-4126

Oct. 18: POLAND, a spook walk will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Range Pond Campground, 94 Plains Road. $3 998-2626

Oct. 18, 19: PORTLAND,
the 10th annual Fall Festival Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stevens Avenue Armory Drill Hall, 772 Stevens Ave. 946-7079

Oct. 18: WATERVILLE, the 36th annual Colby Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Colby College Field House. 859-5830

Oct. 18: WOODSTOCK,
the seventh annual craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Woodstock School. 665-2228

Oct. 19: BAR HARBOR, the Mt. Desert Island Marathon will be held at 8 a.m. in Bar Harbor. 288-5103

Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2: BRIDGTON,
an open-mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

Oct. 19: BRUNSWICK, the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk will be held at 1 p.m. at the Town Mall. 373-3704

Oct. 19: MECHANIC FALLS, the Maine Country Music Association 26th annual country music awards show will be held at 1 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston Road. $5

Oct. 19: ORONO,
a Giant Coin Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Black Bear Inn, Exit 193 off I-95.

Oct. 19: READFIELD, town forester Harold Burnett will lead a tour of the town farm and forest from 1 to 3 p.m., starting on the Belz Road. 377-7196

Oct. 19: WATERVILLE,
the Keeping Mid-Maine Variety Show will be held at 4 p.m. at the Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. $15/$12 873-7000

Oct. 19: WATERVILLE, the sixth annual Harvest Fest, with chili cook-off, hay rides, face-painting, pumpkin carving, food, and arts and crafts will be held on Main Street. 680-2055

Oct. 20: BAR HARBOR,
a program on archaeology will be held at 7 p.m. at Jordan Pond House. $15/$20 288-3519

Oct. 22: AUGUSTA, Earth Science Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maine State Museum. 287-6608

Oct. 22: LEWISTON,
a guided bird walk will be held at 8:20 a.m. at Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary. 933-2266

Oct. 22: LEWISTON,
the annual Graduate and Professional School Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Bates College Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue. Free 786-6232

Oct. 22: LEWISTON,
a winter survival fair for seniors will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Seniors Plus, 8 Falcon Road. 795-4010

Oct. 23: FARMINGTON, the UMF Talent Showcase will be held at 9 p.m. at UMF Center for Student Involvement. Free 778-7346

Oct. 23, 24: FARMINGTON,
the Curtain Raisers Improv Comedy Troupe will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School Auditorium. $3 778-3561

Oct. 23: FRYEBURG,
a winter survival fair for seniors will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fryeburg American Legion Hall. 795-4010

Oct. 23: TURNER,
Antique Appraisal Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the old Leavitt Institute Building. $5 224-7313

Theater

Oct. 17, 18: AUBURN, L-A Community Little Theatre will perform “Kiss Me Kate” at 8 p.m. at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. $15/$13 783-0958

Oct. 17-26: BATH, Studio Theatre of Bath will perform “The Pirates of Penzance” at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $13-$15 442-8455

Oct. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25: LIMINGTON, “Merriest Christmas Ever” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Ossipee Trail Arts Center, Route 25. 839-3267

Oct. 17-19: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Julius Caesar” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $36-$13 774-0465

Oct. 17-26: PORTLAND, “The Children’s Hour” will be performed at Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Oct. 12 and 19 and 2 p.m. Oct. 26. $18-$20 730-2389

Oct. 17, 18: PORTLAND, “Chicago” will be performed at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Oct. 17 and 3 and 8 p.m. Oct. 18. $60-$45 842-0800

Oct. 17-26: SEBAGO,
Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake will perform “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at the center, , Route 114. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 642-3743

Oct. 18: LEWISTON, Mystery for Hire will present the dinner/theater production “Who Killed the Boss?” at Marco’s Restaurant, 12 Mollison Way. $36.95 783-0336

Oct. 20: PORTLAND, Alan Bennett will present a staged reading of “The History Boys” at 7:30 p.m. at Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave. Free 730-2389

Oct. 23, 24, 25, 26: FARMINGTON, Theatre UMF will perform “Expecting Isabel,” for mature audiences only, at UMF Alumni Theater. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $6-$3.50 778-7465

Oct. 23: PORTLAND,
Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the Mezzanine, 477 Congress St. $53-$38 842-0800



Films

Oct. 17: PORTLAND, The Monterey Pop Festival will be shown at 7 p.m. at USM Luther Bonney Hall. $5 780-4424

Oct. 19: FARMINGTON:
“Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” with piano accompaniment by Doug Protsik, will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Lincoln Auditorium. Free 778-7321

Oct. 21: FARMINGTON, “The Spiderwick Chronicles” will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. at UMF Center for Student Involvement. Free 778-7346

Oct. 22, 24, 26: LEWISTON,
“Step Brothers” will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Bates College Olin Arts Center. $1

Oct. 23, 24: GREENE, filmmakers Fran and Brooke Reidelberger will narrate their film “Bavaria” at 7 p.m. Thursday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Friday at the Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

Books

Oct. 17: LEWISTON, Robert Shetterly, author of “Americans Who Tell the Truth,” will sign copies of his book at 6:30 p.m. at USM Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St. 753-6554

Oct. 18: GRAY, a used book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gray Town Library, 5 Hancock St. 657-4110

Oct. 18: SKOWHEGAN,
Darcie Mae, author of “Sammy and Robert,” will sign copies of her book from 10 a.m. to noon at Mr. Paperback Book Store. 643-2091

Oct. 19: LEWISTON, J. Bean Palmer and Auburn resident Melanie Therrien, author and illustrator,respectively, of “The Cape Cod Witch and the Pirate’s Treasure,” will sign copies of their book from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Captive Elements Art House, 25 Landry Road, off Main Street. 786-3606

Oct. 22: PARIS,
Andrew Turner, author of “Surfacing,” will appear at 7 p.m. at the Paris Public Library, Market Square. 743-6994

Oct. 23: AUGUSTA, John Bunker, author of “Not Far From the Tree, A Brief History of the Apples and Orchards of Palermo, Maine,” will sign copies of his book at 6:30 p.m. at Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. 621-0031

Oct. 23: FARMINGTON, novelist Thomas E. Coughlin will present a reading at 11:45 a.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7141

Oct. 23: LEWISTON, artist Dahlov Ipcar, author/illustrator of “The Little Fisherman,” will sign copies of her book at 10 a.m. at Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. 786-6330

Lectures

Oct. 17: BRUNSWICK, physicist Lyman Page of Princeton University will speak on “Observing the Birth of the Universe” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Searles Science Building. Free 725-3308

Oct. 17: LEWISTON, artist Robert Shetterly will speak on “How, Then, Shall We Live?” at 6:30 p.m. at USM Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St. Free 753-6500

Oct. 17: PORTLAND,
Jen Mergel, associate curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, will speak at 6 p.m. at the Baxter Auditorium, 619 Congress St. 775-3052

Oct. 18: BRUNSWICK,
Brad Lisle, science media producer for Foxfire Interactive, will speak on “From Physics to Filmmaking” at 8 a.m. at Bowdoin College Searles Science Building. Free 725-3308

Oct. 18: BRUNSWICK, physicist Paul Todd will speak on “Magnetic Nanoparticles and the Purification of Stem Cells” at 8:55 a.m. at Bowdoin College Searles Science Building. Free 725-3308

Oct. 20: LEWISTON, Naomi Oreskes, historian of science at the University of California in San Diego, will speak on the science of climate change and the notion of scientific consensus at 7 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Free 786-6330

Oct. 21: BRUNSWICK,
Robert Solow, Nobel Prize-winning American economist, will speak about his work on the theory of economic growth at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3257

Oct. 21: CARTHAGE, John Mann, author and lecturer of the Maine Ulster Scots Project, will speak at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

Oct. 22: BRUNSWICK,
Bonnie Newsom, tribal historic preservation officer for the Penobscot Nation, will speak on “Engaging the Ancestors: Ceramics, Archaeology and the Penobscot Nation” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3062

Oct. 23: BRUNSWICK, authors Ron and Nancy Chase of Topsham will share their 30 years of hiking experiences at 7 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St. Free 650-5674

Oct. 23: BRUNSWICK,
Jonn D. Levenson, Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard Divinity School, will speak on “What is Genesis 1 All About?” at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Druckenmiller Hall. Free 725-3291

Oct. 23: BRUNSWICK,
artist Lauren Fensterstock will speak on “Parterre: An Installation” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Searles Science Building. Free 725-3275

Oct. 23: NEW GLOUCESTER,
Betsey-Ann Golon, herbalist and herb gardener at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, will speak about botany at 7 p.m. at the Shaker Library, Route 26. 926-4597

Exhibits

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:
Works by Stan and Barbara Keirstead of Farmington will be featured through Dec. 31 at Finance Authority of Maine, 5 Community Drive. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 623-3263

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

Bath:
“SecondLook: Artists From the 2008 Juried Photography Exhibition” will be featured through Nov. 15 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 442-8455

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

Bowdoinham: “Wooden Wonders Woodworks” will be displayed through Dec. 24 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:
“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:
“Michael Mazur: Fall Mountains for Kuo Shi” will be featured through Jan. 25 at Bowdoin College Focus Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick:
“Genesis and Its Interpreters” will be displayed through Nov. 16 at Bowdoin College Becker Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick:
“Landscape Photography: Politics and Poetics” will be featured through Oct. 19; and “Manufactured Landscapes: Burtynsky’s Views of China” will be displayed Oct. 22 through Dec. 23, both 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

Brunswick:
“Astrid Bowlby: An Exhibition of New Drawings” will be featured through Nov. 8 at ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St. Gallery hours: 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. 725-8157

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:
“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:
Works by June Dragoon will be featured through Oct. 31 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. Sunday. 778-5315

Gardiner:
“Out of Our Minds,” featuring works by artists Phinnean Gaudette and Susan Dean Smith, will be displayed Oct. 24 through Nov. 22 at Circling the Square Fine Art Press, 275 Water St. Gallery hours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. 582-2108

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

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

Hallowell:
“Northern Maine Woods Trails in Search of Dri-Ki Tribe Artifacts” by Nancy Jacob will be featured through Nov. 4 at Cerulean Fine Art Gallery, 202 Water St. 626-9009

Hebron:
The talents of the Hebron Academy community will be showcased through Nov. 13 at Hebron Academy Hupper Gallery. 966-2100

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

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: “Maine Heritage Photos” will be displayed through Nov. 1 at L/A Arts Gallery 5, 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:
“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 taken by members 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

Lewiston:
Works by Diane Jones of Old Orchard Beach and Sandra Lee Huston of Lisbon Falls will be featured through Oct. 31 at CMMC Rotating Art Gallery, 300 Main St. 795-2295

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

Norway: “Plein Air Landscapes of Maine” and other works by Janet Gill will be displayed through Oct. 25 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

Norway:
Works by Debra Wentworth, Nikki Millonzi and Don Best will be featured through Oct. 31 at Fare Share Commons, 445 Main St. 743-9579

Paris:
“Imagine 3D,” featuring local artists Robert Parker, Michael Sauro and Steve Willette and guest artist Katherine Rohnert, will be shown 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; “Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism” will be featured through Jan. 4; and “Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism” will be viewed Oct. 23 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: “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:
“Ted Arnold: Out of the Studio” and S.J. Hart: Paintings and Prints” will be featured through Oct. 30 at Susan Maasch Fine Art, 29 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 699-2966

Portland:
“Joseph Hirsch – American Master” will be shown through Nov. 28 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:
“Gret Parker and Noa Warren: New Paintings” will be shown through Oct. 31 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. 879-5742

Portland:
“The New Recyclists” will be featured through Nov. 1 at Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment. 774-7011

Portland:
“The Camera as Artist’s Tool,” featuring the work of Jim Kelly, Rebekah Younger, Arunas Bukauskas and Paul Brahms, will be shown through Nov. 1 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: “Bridge: New Works by Susan Barnes” will be displayed through Nov. 1 at Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 772-2693

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

Portland:
“Juris Ubans and the Latvians,” an exhibit of drawings and pastel paintings featuring the work of Edvins Kalnenieks, will be shown through Nov. 15 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St. 772-1961

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

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; “The Somali Bantu Experience: From East Africa to Maine” will be viewed through Nov. 26; and “Currents,” solo exhibit dedicated to T.S. Beall, will be featured through Feb. 1, 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

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


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