Concerts

Nov. 7: AUBURN, Mark “Guitar” Miller will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Nov. 7: BATH,
Tracey MacLean, vocals and Matt Fogg, keyboard/vocals, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

Nov. 7: LEWISTON, L/A Arts presents GrooveLily, performing at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $24/$19 782-7228

Nov. 7: LEWISTON,
DJ Rew and THeL from Portland will perform at 7 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Nov. 7, 8: WINTHROP,
a concert for Marlee, a benefit concert sponsored by the Marlee fund to help the music programs at Winthrop, Maranacook and Kents Hill, will be held at Winthrop Performing Arts Center. $5/$8 685-9623

Nov. 8: AUBURN, Chad Porter will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 650-3294

Nov. 8: AUBURN, Poke Chop and the Other White Meat will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Nov. 8: BANGOR,
classical pianist Rudolf Golez will perform at 11 a.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

Nov. 8: BATH, the Capitol Steps will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Morse High School Montgomery Theatre, 826 High St. $35/$45 442-0111

Nov. 8: BOOTHBAY HARBOR,
the Novel Jazz Septet CD release concert will be held 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $15-$5 633-5159

Nov. 8: FARMINGTON, a Christian Music Concert will be held at 3 p.m. Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Road. 645-3210

Nov. 8: FREEPORT, a Latin music fundraiser will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Freeport Cabaret, 5 Depot St. $40 865-3170

Nov. 8: LEWISTON,
Michael Lewin will perform on the piano at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $15/$12 689-2000

Nov. 8: LEWISTON, Sean Hasey, Chris Clay and Brent Avato will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Nov. 8: PORTLAND,
Brother Ali will perform at 9 p.m. at the Asylum, 121 Center St. $13/$15 772-8397

Nov. 9: AUGUSTA, the Augusta Symphony Orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. at Cony High School Auditorium, 50 Pierce Drive. $10/$5 622-2945

Nov. 9: BUXTON,
a bluegrass jam session will be held at 1 p.m. at the Roost Function Hall. $4/$3 854-5520

Nov. 9: DOVER-FOXCROFT, Evergreen will perform at “Central Maine Honors the Fallen” at 3 p.m. at Center Theatre. Free with ticket. 564-8943

Nov. 9: GORHAM,
the USM Wind Ensemble will perform at 2 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $6/$3 780-5555

Nov. 9: SOUTH CHINA, the Rocky Bay Pipe Band will perform Scottish tunes at 2 p.m. at Erskine Academy James V. Nelson Gymnasium. $10/$2 445-4026

Nov. 9: WILTON, ImproVox, a quartet of singers from Central Maine, will perform at 1 p.m. at Foothills Arts Center, downtown Wilton. $42 626-0165

Nov. 9: WILTON,
a benefit concert will be held at 1 p.m. at the Wilton United Methodist Church. Donations

Nov. 9: WINTHROP,
the Maine Academy of Country Music benefit country music show will be held at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 117 Bowdoin St. Donations 377-3597

Nov. 10, 24: BRUNSWICK, the Portland String Quartet will present “For the Love of It,” a personal look at their favorites. at 7 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library. 761-1522

Nov. 10: CARTHAGE, Cape Breton fiddler Jerry Holland will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

Nov. 11: LEWISTON,
Ken Labreque and John Smedley, jazz guitarists, will perform at 12:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Nov. 11: LEWISTON, the L and A Veterans Council annual musical tribute to veterans will be held at 10 a.m. at the Lewiston Armory, Central Avenue. Free 786-2305

Nov. 11: PORTLAND,
the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform at at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. $17 842-0800

Nov. 13: AUBURN, Arlo and Ray will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 650-3294

Nov. 13: CARTHAGE,
Canadian fiddler Samantha Robichaud will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

Dance

Nov. 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 23: GORHAM, ballroom dance parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

Nov. 7: NORWAY, the annual gala of the Art Moves Dance Project will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the studio, 13 Cottage St. $35 743-5569

Nov. 7, 14, 21: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Nov. 7, 14, 21: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Nov. 8: AUBURN, a dance and karaoke music night will be held at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 71 S. Main St. 782-1118

Nov. 8: BIDDEFORD, the Pine Tree State Country Music Association dance will be held at 2 p.m. at York County Veterans Alliance, 24 Bradbury St. $5/$6 490-1232

Nov. 8: FARMINGTON, a contradance, with music by the North Star Sisters, will be held at 8 p.m. at Farmington Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $6 491-9928

Nov. 8: GREENWOOD, a benefit supper, auction and dance will be held at 5 p.m. at Jackson-Silver American Legion Hall, Gore Road. $7-$15 674-2701

Nov. 8: LEWISTON, a benefit dance will be held at 8 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, Pleasant Street. $8/$15 782-4194

Nov. 8: PARIS, the Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club will hold a dance at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School. $6 743-7176

Nov. 8, 15, 22, 29: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. 743-5723

Nov. 8, 15, 22: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Nov. 8: RUMFORD, a benefit dinner/dance will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 13 Oxford Ave. $10-$4

Nov. 8: WILTON, the Friendship Squares will hold a square dance at 6:30 p.m. at Cushing School. 778-4429

Nov. 8: YARMOUTH, a contradance will be held at 8:30 p.m., preceded by a family dance at 6 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Route 115, North Yarmouth. $9-$3 865-9014

Nov. 9: LEWISTON, the Patio Cowboys 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

Nov. 10, 17: 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

Nov. 11: FARMINGTON, the UMF Dancers winter concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $5 778-7141

Nov. 11, 18: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

Nov. 12, 19: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall. 786-0003

Nov. 12, 19: PORTLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Nov. 12, 19: PORTLAND, line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Club 188, Warren Avenue. $5 899-2530

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, Philadanco, the Philadelphia-based contemporary dance company, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $36-$10 842-0800

Kids

Nov. 7: PORTLAND, the Raising Readers Book Celebration will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Nov. 8: AUBURN, Laurie Pinkham will present a program for middle-grade readers at 1 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Special

Nov. 7: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will present Al Miller in “Tales to Tell,” at 7:30 p.m. at 14 School St. Free/Donations 729-8584

Nov. 7-9: CAMDEN, the 2008 Maine Literary Festival will be held at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. 837-2827

Nov. 7: CANTON, a homemade craft sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vashaw home, 33 Main St.

Nov. 7: FARMINGTON, the Foothills Freestyle Drum Circle will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Old South Congregational Church. 779-2576

Nov. 7, 8: JAY, a fall craft sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Thrift Shop.

Nov. 7: LEWISTON,
the third annual benefit Chef’s Soiree will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Nutrition Center of Maine, 208 Bates St. $100 777-8863

Nov. 7: PORTLAND, the First Friday Artwalk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Portland area. 772-0680

Nov. 7, 8: PORTLAND,
an all-comedy weekend with Freddie Stone and two additional comedians will be held at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Nov. 7, 8: POWNAL,
a Silver Lining Christmas Fair will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at North Pownal United Methodist Church, 871 Lawrence Road. 688-4481

Nov. 8: AUBURN, the Winterberry Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Woman’s Literary Union clubrooms, 19 Elm St. 783-9485

Nov. 8: AUBURN,
a Christmas fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Barker Mill Arms, 143 Mill St. 783-8826

Nov. 8, 9: AUBURN,
a “Photo Finish Art Walk,” with photography, paintings, jewelry, wood carvings and more, will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Auburn Mall, 550 Center St. 783-3354

Nov. 8: BRUNSWICK,
a holiday craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brunswick High School, Maquoit Road. 725-7859

Nov. 8: BRYANT POND, the annual Mock Hee-Haw Show will be held at 7 p.m. at Franklin Grange Hall. $6/$3 674-3046

Nov. 8: CHESTERVILLE,
a holiday craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chesterville Town Hall. 778-6978

Nov. 8: DANVILLE,
the Danville Union Church holiday fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Danville Grange Hall.

Nov. 8: FARMINGTON, the Farmington Ski Club will host the 26th annual ski sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School. 778-9031

Nov. 8: FREEPORT,
a fall folkcraft fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road. 865-3900

Nov. 8: LEWISTON,
the Delta Kappa Gamma Teddy Bear Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lewiston High School cafeteria, 156 East Ave. 783-6443

Nov. 8: MINOT, a vendor fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Minot Consolidated School. 786-3566

Nov. 8: MINOT, the church fair “Susanna’s Treasures,” will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Minot United Methodist Church. 345-5801

Nov. 8: OXFORD,
Antique Appraisal Day will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Oxford Congregational Church. 346-3511

Nov. 8: PARIS,
a Special Olympics bowling tournament and harvest dance will be held at noon at Hobbs Lucky Lanes. 743-0020

Nov. 8: PORTLAND,
the annual harvest fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. 797-2487

Nov. 8: PORTLAND, the 34th annual MECA Art Auction will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St. $40/$70 775-5098

Nov. 8: RANGELEY,
a holiday fair will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main St. 864-3381

Nov. 8: RUMFORD,
an old fashioned fall fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rumford United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. 392-1285

Nov. 8: RUMFORD, antiques and collectibles crafts will be featured from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Muskie Building, 20 Congress St. 369-9026

Nov. 8: SABATTUS,
a church fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. 345-5801

Nov. 8: SEBAGO,
the 20th Anniversary Celebration and Silent Auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Schoolhouse Arts Center. 642-3743

Nov. 8: STRONG, an arts and crafts fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Strong School. 684-3521

Nov. 8: TEMPLE,
the 28th annual Temple craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Temple Town Hall.

Nov. 8: TURNER, the Leavitt craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Leavitt Area High School. 225-3533

Nov. 8: TURNER, a holiday fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Universalist Church of Turner Center, Route 117. 225-3945

Nov. 8: WALES,
a church fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wales Youth Center, Pond Road, Route 132. 375-8382

Nov. 8, 9: WINDHAM, a holiday craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Windham High School, 409 Gray Road, Route 202. 939-6118

Nov. 8: WINTHROP,
the holiday magic bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Francis Parish Hall, Route 133. 377-2922

Nov. 9: AUBURN,
the Winter Sports Ski Swap will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Auburn Middle School gymnasium. 577-2228

Nov. 9: PORTLAND, the annual Christmas fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Manor, 1133 Washington Ave. 797-0600

Nov. 10: FARMINGTON,
a Winter Survival Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

Nov. 10: LEWISTON,
novelist Miriam Colwell will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. Free 786-6158

Nov. 10: PORTLAND, national book award finalist Salvatore Scibona will read from his novel at 7 p.m. at USM Glickman Library, Forest Avenue. 228-8393

Nov. 11: PORTLAND,
an open mic and poetry slam will be held at 7 p.m. at North Star Cafe, 225 Congress St. $2 699-2994

Nov. 12: LEWISTON, Andrew Schelling, a poet and a translator and scholar of classical Indian poetry, will present a reading at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. Free 786-6330

Nov. 13: AUBURN, a ladies night jewelry design exhibit and gala will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Day’s Jewelers, 600 Center St. 784-6766

Nov. 13: BRUNSWICK,
Improvabilities, Bowdoin’s comedy troupe, will perform at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3375

Theater

Nov. 7, 8, 13, 14, 15: BAR MILLS, the Originals will perform “A Lie of the Mind” at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $16/$14 929-5412

Nov. 7, 8: BRUNSWICK, “Measure for Measure,” by William Shakespeare, will be performed at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Free with ticket 725-3000

Nov. 7-16: FALMOUTH, Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “The Children’s Hour” at Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route 1. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 730-2389

Nov. 7, 8: FARMINGTON, Mt. Blue Theater Company will perform “The Boys Next Door,” for mature audiences, at 7 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School Auditorium. $4.50/$2.50

Nov. 7-15: GORHAM, Gorham High School presents “And Then They Came for Me, Remembering the World of Anne Frank” at the school, 41 Morrill Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Nov. 9. $6/$4 222-1114

Nov. 7, 8: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will perform “Private Lives” at 8 p.m. at Hallowell City Hall. $10/$8 626-3698

Nov. 7-9: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “Secrets of a Soccer Mom” at the theater, corner of Maple and Lisbon streets. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18-$14 782-3200

Nov. 7, 8: POLAND, the Poland Players will perform “Jesus Christ, Superstar” at 7 p.m. at Poland Regional High School Dr. Robert Wall Theatre. $8/$5 998-5400

Nov. 7-23: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Wait Until Dark” at 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

Nov. 7-23: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Stones in His Pockets” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday and 3 p.m. Nov. 22. $24/$18 885-5883

Nov. 7-16: PORTLAND, the Maine Irish Theater Company will perform “The Lonesome West,” for mature audiences, at Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Nov. 16. $17/$13 799-5327

Nov. 7-23: PORTLAND,
the Portland Players will perform “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $20/$18 799-7337

Nov. 7, 8, 9: RANGELEY, the Rangeley Lakes Regional School Drama Club will perform “Seussical – A Musical” at Lakeside Theatre. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $8/$5 864-5364

Nov. 8: LEWISTON,
Mystery for Hire will present the dinner/theater production of “Death With Father” at 7 p.m. at Holy Cross Church Hall, 1080 Lisbon St. $35 783-6860

Nov. 11: LEWISTON, 10-minute plays from the Actors Theatre of Louisville will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Gannett Theater. 786-6161

Nov. 13, 14, 15: BRUNSWICK,
the Masque and Gown Coffee House, featuring students performing theatrical scenes and original music, will be held at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Wish Theater. Free 725-3375

Nov. 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23: NORWAY,
Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association will perform “Man of LaMancha” at the Norway Grange Hall, Whitman Street. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $12/$10 739-6200

Nov. 13, 14, 15, 16: READFIELD, drama students from Maranacook Community High School will perform “Check Please” at the school, 45 Millard Harrison Drive. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Nov. 13 and 14, 8 p.m. Nov. 15 and 2 p.m. Nov. 16. $5/$7 685-3336

Nov. 13, 14, 15: WATERVILLE,
“The House of Bernarda Alba,” for mature audiences, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Colby College Strider Theater. 859-4535

Films

Nov. 7: BRUNSWICK, “Mongol” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3782

Nov. 7: FARMINGTON, “The Visitor” will be shown at 8 p.m. at Old South Congregational Church. Free 779-2576

Nov. 7: GREENE, filmmakers Monty and Marcia Brown will present their film “It’s Great! Britain” at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

Nov. 7, 8, 9: LEWISTON, “Mamma Mia” 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

Nov. 7: PORTLAND, “Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars,” the uplifting story of a group of six Sierra Leonean musicians coming together to form a band, will be shown at 7 p.m. at USM Luther Bonney Hall. $5 780-4424

Nov. 9: FARMINGTON, “Shoot the Piano Player” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Lincoln Auditorium. Free 778-7321

Nov. 9: PORTSMOUTH, N.H., the fourth annual Proven in the Northeast Boardsports Film Festival and Contest will be held at 6 p.m. at Portsmouth Gas Light Co. $8 318-8268

Nov. 12: LEWISTON, “The Kite” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Free 786-6158

Books

Nov. 10: LEWISTON, Miriam Colwell, author of “Young,” will sign copies of her book at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Museum of Art. 786-6158

Nov. 11: PORTLAND, authors and illustrators whose books have appeared in the Raising Reader collection, will be featured from 5 to 7 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Nov. 12: KENNEBUNKPORT, Colin Sargent, author of “Museum of Human Beings,” will sign copies of his book at 7 p.m. at Kennebunkport Historical Society, 125 North St. 967-2751

Nov. 13: YORK, Colin Sargent, author of “Museum of Human Beings,” will sign copies of his book at 7 p.m. at York Art Association, Route 1A. 363-4049

Lectures

Nov. 7: BRUNSWICK, Patrick H. Byrne, professor of philosophy at Boston College, will speak on “Why Do People Think Science and Faith Are Incompatible?” at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Searles Science Building. Free 725-3291

Nov. 9: AUBURN, Ernie Wallach and Ernie Weiss, child survivors of the Holocaust, will speak at 4 p.m. at Temple Shalom Synagogue Center, 74 Bradman St. Free 786-4201

Nov. 11: FREEPORT, Judith Isaacson, holocaust survivor and author, will speak about her life experiences at 7:15 p.m. at Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St. Free/Donations

Nov. 12: LEWISTON, Mako Nagasawa, Boston-area director for the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, will speak on “Jesus, Justice and Revolution: The Role of Christian Faith in Revolution and the Pursuit of Justice” at 6:30 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Free 786-8272

Nov. 13: BLUE HILL, Patrice McCarron, executive director of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, will speak on “Navigating the Challenges Facing the Maine Lobster Fishery” at 7 p.m. at Marine Environmental Research Institute, 55 Main St. 374-2135

Nov. 13: BRUNSWICK, Terrence Meagher, men’s ice hockey coach and associate director of athletics at Sidney J. Watson, will speak about the new arena at 12:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Moulton Union. Free 725-3253

Nov. 13: BRYANT POND, author Pat Gott will speak at 2 p.m. at Whitman Memorial Library. Free 674-2143

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, Maine Public Radio’s Irwin Gratz will speak on “Everything I Learned in Elementary School About the Solar System is Wrong” at 7 p.m. at USM Southworth Planetarium, 96 Falmouth St. 780-4249

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. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 287-2301

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

Bangor: Liz Grandmaison will exhibit “The Music You Can’t Hear: An Exploration of the Luthier’s Craft” through Nov. 30 at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

Bangor: “Angelo Ippoloti,” “Celebrities and Socialites: Photographs by Andy Warhol” and “Reclaimed: Works by Mildred Johnson and David McLaughlin” will be featured through Jan. 3 at University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 561-3359

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

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

Bowdoinham: “Wooden Wonders Woodworks” exhibition 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

Bridgton: Works by Barbara Traficonte will be featured Nov. 8 through Dec. 5 at Gallery 302, 38 Main St. 647-2787

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 through April 30, 2011 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: “Manufactured Landscapes: Burtynsky’s Views of China” will be displayed through Dec. 23 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

Brunswick: “Halloween: Portrait of Innocence,” featuring works by French photographer Marie Preaud, will be featured through Nov. 16 at Frontier Gallery, 14 Maine St. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. 725-5222

Farmington: Works by Lucia Swallow will be featured through Nov. 30 at SugarWood Gallery, 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. 491-8635

Freeport: Maine landscapes and seascapes, paintings and limited edition prints by Maine artists Eric Hopkins, Tom Curry, Wendy Turner, Philip Frey, Jack Rockefeller and Gifford Ewing 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

Freeport: Works by Janet C. Manyan will be featured through Dec. 6 at Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Route 1. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 865-4505

Freeport: A “Fine Art Show,” featuring artists showing paintings, sculptures, photography, printmaking fiber art and fine crafts, will be featured through Nov. 30 at Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St. 865-1616

Gardiner: “Out of Our Minds,” featuring works from artists Phinnean Gaudette and Susan Dean Smith, will be featured 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: “Art for the Land,” a juried exhibit featuring the works of over 20 Maine artists, will be featured through Nov. 29 at Slates Restaurant, 163 Water St. 377-2848

Hallowell: “Time in the Bog: Janna Civittolo” will be featured through Dec. 5 at Cerulean Fine Art Gallery, 202 Water St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. 626-9009

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

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: “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: “Paint Your Heart Out: Embracing Art and Healing,” a collection of watercolor paintings will be displayed through Dec. 1 at CMMC Rotating Art Gallery, 300 Main St. 795-2295

Lewiston: “The Dark, the Disturbing and the Daring,” a Halloween show, will be featured through Nov. 29 at Captive Elements Art House, 25 Landry Road. 786-3606

Liberty: An exhibit of Early American hand tools, Native American artifacts and the work of more than 75 contemporary Maine artists and craftspeople is featured through Dec. 21 at the Davistown Museum, 58 Main St. Gallery hours, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 288-5126

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

Norway: Paintings by David Stengelsen will be featured through Dec. 31 at Stephens Memorial Hospital, 181 Main St. 743-1562

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 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: “Scientific Drawings: A Juried Exhibition” will be featured through Nov. 9; and “Textiles and Translations,” works by Alice Spencer, will be displayed Nov. 13 through Jan. 11, 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: “Mixed Media Works” by Ted Arnold and Kelly Jo Shows, will be featured through Nov. 29 at Susan Maasch Fine Art, 29 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment. 699-2966

Portland: “Joseph Hirsch – American Master” will be shown through Nov. 28; and “Friends of Ed” will be featured through Dec. 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: “Fragments,” featuring works by Maureen Mullarkey, Noriko Sakanishi and Mildred Johnson, will be featured through Nov. 29 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. 879-5742

Portland: “Treed: New Work by Jeff Badger” will be displayed through Nov. 22 at Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment. 774-7011

Portland: Works by Tilman Crane and Odin Stone will be displayed through Nov. 29 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: “Entropy Aftermath: Tom Paiement” will be featured through Nov. 29 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 featured through Nov. 15 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St. 772-1961

Portland: Photographer Irvin Serrano will present his exhibit of “The Beautiful Faces of Cancer” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 21 at Jacobs Chiropractic Acupuncture, 138 St. John St. 766-1371

Portland: Works by Jocelyn Lee will be featured through Dec. 19 at USM Woodbury Campus Center Area Gallery. 780-5008

Portland: Works by Michael Lewis, Bernard Langlais and Lauren Fensterstock will be featured through Nov. 22 at Aucocisco Galleries, 613 Congress St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment. 775-2222

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; “From Impressionism to Modernism: American Paintings From the Farnsworth Art Museum, 1885-1935” will be on display through Feb. 1; and “Confronting Abstraction: Painting in Maine, 1945-1955,” will be featured through May 27, all at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. $8/$5 596-6457

Rockport: “David Segre: Chronic” will be featured through Dec. 20; and “Art From the LINC and Waterville Social Clubs” will be displayed through Dec. 20, both 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: “Gretchen Lucchesi: Two and Three-Dimensional Work” will be featured through Nov. 12 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; “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; “Currents,” solo exhibit dedicated to T.S. Beall, will be featured through Feb. 1; “Hiraki Sawa,” featuring works by Japanese-born artist Hiraki Sawa, will be on exhibit through Jan. 25; and the fall faculty exhibition will be shown Nov. 13 through Jan. 18, 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: “The Verge: Urban, Industrial and Rural Maine” will be featured through Nov. 23 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: “The Painterly Landscape, featuring recent acquisitions of 19th and 20th century American and European paintings, will be displayed through Dec. 31 at Wiscasset Bay Gallery, 67 Main St. Gallery hours: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 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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