Dec. 12: AUBURN, Carole Wise will perform on the solo guitar at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Dec. 12: BATH,
Rebecca Wing will perform on the keyboard with vocals at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

Dec. 12: BRUNSWICK, violin, voice, trumpet, piano and jazz voice will be performed by Bowdoin College student musicians at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. Free 798-4141

Dec. 12: CHELSEA,
Dirty McCurdy will perform at Crystal Falls Bottle Club, 191 Cony Road. 582-8620

Dec. 12: HARRISON,
a benefit supper and rock concert will be held at 6 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Route 35. $10 583-4120

Dec. 12: LEWISTON, the Leah Randazzo Group will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Maple Room, 22 Park St. $20 866-901-1036

Dec. 12: LEWISTON, Mystic Outbop Review will perform improvisational jazz at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Dec. 12: LEWISTON,
guitarist/singer Lindsey Montana will perform at 7 p.m. at Shooters, 437 Lisbon St. 376-3042

Dec. 12: PORTLAND,
Snowmonks, a five-piece multimedia performing arts ensemble, will perform at 8 p.m. at Space Gallery, 538 Congress St. $10/$15 828-1310

Dec. 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra “Magic of Christmas” will be held at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20; 3 p.m. Dec. 13 and 20; 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 14 and 21; and 2 p.m. Dec. 18 and 19. 842-0800

Dec. 12: UNITY, Frank Vignola, jazz guitarist, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $15 948-3131

Dec. 13: AUBURN, Vegetables by Day will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 650-3294

Dec. 13: AUBURN,
the 12th annual Solstice Celebration concert and ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $10/$8 1-877-833-1372

Dec. 13: AUBURN,
Chad Porter will play solo guitar at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Dec. 13: AUGUSTA,
the Augusta Symphony Orchestra will perform at the sixth annual Messiah singalong at 7:30 p.m. at South Parish Congregational Church, 6 Church St. $5 622-2945

Dec. 13: BATH, the Phoenix Five will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $12-$8 442-8455

Dec. 13: BRUNSWICK, Bowdoin College cellist James Pasch will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4141

Dec. 13, 14: FARMINGTON,
the UMF Community Chorus winter concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday at Old South Church. Free 778-7072

Dec. 13: GREENWOOD, guitar/singer Lindsey Montana will perform at 3 p.m. at Mt. Abram Ski Resort. 875-5000

Dec. 13: LEWISTON,
the Just Us Entertainers will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Lewiston Middle School auditorium, Central Avenue. $8 786-2305

Dec. 13, 14: LEWISTON, the Androscoggin Chorale and Lewiston High School Concert Choir will perform “A Heritage Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday at Franco-American Heritage Center. $18-$9 782-7228

Dec. 13, 14: LISBON, the Chapel Chix and Chap Christmas concert will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 496 Lisbon St. Free 353-8453

Dec. 13: LIVERMORE FALLS, Joel and Janna Gilbert will present a free concert of contemporary Christian rock at 7 p.m. at Livermore Falls Murray Hall. The duo recently recorded its first CD, which will be available for sale.

Dec. 13: MONMOUTH, the Sidecar Heroes, a cappella singers from southern Maine, will perform at 7 p.m. at Cumston Hall. $10 933-2229

Dec. 13: PORTLAND, Schooner Fare will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Maine Irish Heritage Center, State and Gray streets. $18/$20 780-0118

Dec. 13: RANGELEY,
auditions for a DIVA show will be held at 3 p.m. at the Club House. 864-2907

Dec. 13: STARKS,
a Christmas hymn sing will be held at 4 p.m. at the United in Christ Presbyterian Church, Locke Hill Road.

Dec. 14: AUBURN, Grace Lewis-McLaren will perform at an organ concert at 2 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $8 783-0461

Dec. 14: BRUNSWICK,
Bowdoin College trombonist Eugene Sun will perform at 2 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4141

Dec. 14: CASCO,
the Casco Village Church Choir will present the annual Christmas concert at 4 p.m. at Casco Village Church United Church of Christ, Route 121. Donations

Dec. 14: FARMINGTON,
the Mt. Blue Voices, a cappella vocal ensemble, and the Franklin County Fiddlers will perform an early winter concert at 7 p.m. in the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Free 778-2352

Dec. 14: FREEPORT, the Southern Maine Children’s Chorus will perform at 3 p.m. at Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St. Donations 865-4706

Dec. 14: FRYEBURG, the annual candlelight concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Wadworth Arena. Free

Dec. 14: LOCKE MILLS,
the annual Christmas Cantata will be held at 4 p.m. at the Locke Mills Union Church. 674-2259

Dec. 14: ROCKPORT, the Odeon Strings will perform at 2:30 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. Free 236-2823

Dec. 14: SKOWHEGAN, an evening with Dar Williams will be held at 7 p.m. at the Skowhegan Opera House. $60-$22.50 474-3621

Dec. 14: TOPSHAM,
the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra will present its annual holiday concert at 2:30 p.m. at Orion Performing Arts Center. Free 371-2780

Dec. 14: WATERBORO,
the “Country Musicians for a Warmer Town” concert will be held at 1 p.m. at Ossipee Mountaineers Snowmobile Club, 275 Old Alfred Road. $5 490-1232

Dec. 14: WINTHROP, the CODA Chorus will perform a Christmas concert at 3 and at 6 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Donations 377-2549

Dec. 15: BATH, a community singalong will be held at 7 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. 442-8455

Dec. 15: BRUNSWICK,
the Bowdoin College students will present an evening of electronic music at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4141

Dec. 15: PORTLAND,
the annual Messiah singalong will be held at 7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1342 Congress St. Food donations. $5 828-0043

Dec. 15: WEST PARIS, Mary “Uke” Hargreaves will perform festive music at 5 p.m. at West Paris Public Library, 226 Main St. 674-2004

Dec. 16: PORTLAND,
Sparks the Rescue will perform at 6 p.m. at the Station, 272 St. John St. $15 773-3466

Dec. 17: LEWISTON, the Auburn Community Band will perform the 27th annual holiday concert at 7 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6400

Dec. 17: LEWISTON, the Auburn Community Band will present the 28th annual holiday concert at 7 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center. Free 333-6601

Dec. 17: WILTON,
a school concert will be held at 7 p.m. at Academy Hill School, 10 Depot St. 778-3561

Dec. 18: AUBURN, Jason Mancini will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 650-3294

Dec. 18: BANGOR, the MCA-Leahy Celtic Christmas will be presented at 7 p.m. at Bangor Civic Center Auditorium. $37-$22 990-4444

Dec. 18: LEWISTON,
Christine Letcher of Leeds will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $15 783-1585

Dec. 18: LEWISTON,
Chad Porter will perform at 8 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub, 743 Main St. 376-3088

Dance

Dec. 12: BRUNSWICK, a family dance program will be held at 6 p.m. at Full Circle Dance Studio at Fort Andross, 14 Maine St. Free 725-9505

Dec. 12: LEWISTON, an evening of traditional New England contra dancing with music by Bustopher Jones will be held at 8 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. $5/$2 513-3050

Dec. 12: MECHANIC FALLS,
Roadhouse will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

Dec. 12, 20, 27, 31: PARIS, the Jones Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. Dec. 12, 20 and 27 and at 8 p.m. Dec. 31 at the South Paris Legion Hall. 743-7965

Dec. 12, 19, 26: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Dec. 12, 19, 26: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Dec. 13: BRUNSWICK, a PG-13 dance show for adults and older teens will be held at 6 p.m. at Full Circle Dance Studio at Fort Andross, 14 Maine St. Free 725-9505

Dec. 13: MECHANIC FALLS, Don Nickerson and Country Mist will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

Dec. 13: PARIS,
the Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club “Teddy Bear” dance will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6 743-7176

Dec. 14: LEWISTON,
Steve and the Good Old Boys 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

Dec. 14: WILTON, the Friendship Squares will host a square dance at 2 p.m. at the Cushing School. 778-4429

Dec. 15, 22: 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

Dec. 16, 23: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

Dec. 17: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall. 786-0003

Dec. 17: PORTLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Dec. 17: PORTLAND, the Victorian Nutcracker will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. $47-$17 842-0800

Dec. 17: RUMFORD, line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Eagles Hall. 369-9760

Kids

Dec. 12-14: PORTLAND, Sesame Street Live will present “When Elmo Grows Up” at Cumberland County Civic Center auditorium. Showtimes are 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, 1 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $25-$12 775-3458

Dec. 13: DIXFIELD, breakfast with Santa will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. at Dirigo Middle School cafeteria. $5 562-4567

Dec. 13: JAY,
a “Gingerbread Celebration” will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Jay-Niles Memorial Library, 983 May St. 645-4062

Dec. 13: LIVERMORE FALLS,
the Hands and Hearts or God Puppeteers will present the third annual “A Puppet’s Christmas” at 7 p.m. at Eaton Memorial United Methodist Church, 28 Church St. 897-3063

Dec. 13: OTISFIELD, Santa will appear from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Otisfield Town Office. 461-1223

Dec. 13: PORTLAND,
the Delightful Puppet Theater will perform “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and other Eric Carle favorites at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at South Portland High School auditorium. $10 842-0800

Dec. 14: LISBON FALLS, a Christmas program with the Maranatha Messenger Puppets will be held at 6 p.m. at Lisbon Falls Baptist Church, 555 Lisbon St. 353-8518

Dec. 17: MEXICO,
a “Holly Jolly” Christmas party for children ages 2 through 10 will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Mexico Public Library. 364-3281

Special

Dec. 12: AUBURN, an open-mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Pleasant Street. 783-8391

Dec. 12: BETHEL, a “moving block party” with performing artists, community dance and more will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. in Bethel. 824-2053

Dec. 12: BRUNSWICK,
the annual “Sunsplash” craft fair will be held at 10 a.m. at Bowdoin College Morrell Lounge. Free 725-3375

Dec. 12, 13, 14: BRUNSWICK, the annual Arts Downtown and All Around will be held in the Brunswick area. Hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. 798-6964

Dec. 12, 13, 14, 15: HARPSWELL, a tour of eight locations representing more than 18 artists within an eight-mile stretch will be held along Route 123. The hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Monday; and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. 833-6081

Dec. 12-14: HARRISON, the 23rd annual Christmas in Harrison with food, decorating contest and a parade will be held in Harrison.

Dec. 12: LEWISTON, 10 members of the senior college will present readings at noon at USM Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St. $7/$8 753-6510

Dec. 12: PORTLAND, comedian Bob Goutreau will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Dec. 12: RUMFORD, a winter fashion show will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Adult Activity Center, 85 Lincoln Ave.

Dec. 12, 13: SACO, the “Deck the Halls” 2008 festival of trees will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Saco Museum Dyer Library, 371 Main St. 283-3861

Dec. 13: AUBURN, the St. Dominic Regional High School Drama Society will host the seventh annual variety show at 7 p.m. at the school, Gracelawn Road. $5 782-6911

Dec. 13, 14: BATH, the candy cane train will be featured from 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m., with adults only at 5 p.m. at the Bath Train Station. $15/$25 443-8330

Dec. 13: BETHEL, the lighting of the Christmas tree will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Bethel United Methodist Church.

Dec. 13: BIDDEFORD,
the Blissful Revolution arts and crafts bazaar will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at North Dam Mill, 2 Main St. Free 773-8900

Dec. 13: BRIDGTON, a holiday craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bridgton Town Hall. 743-6175

Dec. 13: FARMINGTON, a holiday open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Franklin County Children’s Task Force, Church Street. 778-6960

Dec. 13: FREEPORT,
Maine humorists will pay tribute to the legendary “Bert and I” at 1 and 3 p.m. at L.L. Bean. 846-3344

Dec. 13: LEWISTON, a “Taste of Christmas” featuring Music by MAGIC and food prepared by culinary arts students at Lewiston Regional Technical Center will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Green Ladle restaurant, 156 East Ave. $15 782-5457

Dec. 13: NEWRY,
the Oxford County Public Safety “Cruisin for Christmas” benefit will be held at 5 p.m. at the Sunday River Ski Resort Grand Summit Ballroom. $60/$30 743-9554

Dec. 13, 14: NORWAY,
the “Comfort and Joy” open house will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Responsible Pet Care Shelter, 132 Waterford Road.

Dec. 13: OTISFIELD, the Christmas tree lighting with Santa will be held at 7 p.m. outside the town office. 461-1223

Dec. 13, 14: OTISFIELD,
the annual simple gifts fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and after the 10 a.m. service Sunday at East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, Rayville Road. 627-4715

Dec. 13: OXFORD, the annual holiday fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oxford Elementary School, 79 Pleasant St. 539-4456

Dec. 13: PORTLAND,
Maine native Ian Harvie, transgender comic, will perform at 8 p.m. at Southern Maine Community College HUB gymnasium, Fort Road. $3/$5 741-5574

Dec. 13: PORTLAND, Frank Santos, Jr. will present a night of R-rated comedy at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Dec. 13, 14: RUMFORD,
the Rock Maple SnoCross race will be held at Black Mountain of Maine. 364-8977

Dec. 14: FREEPORT, the third annual holiday “Ooh-La-La” fine arts and crafts show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park St. 621-0313

Dec. 14: GRAY, Brigitte Ndikum-Nyda will present a program on African dance and hand drumming from noon to 2 p.m. at Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 25 Shaker Road. Free 657-2244

Dec. 14: NAPLES,
the Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual Naples Chinese auction at 11 a.m. at Naples Town Gym, 15 Village Green Lane.892-8214

Dec. 14: OXFORD, a craft and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oxford SDA Church, 259 Fore St. 665-2776

Dec. 16: LEWISTON,
an open-mic night will be held at 8 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub, 743 Main St. 376-3088

Dec. 18, 19: FARMINGTON,
the Mt. Blue Curtain Raisers Improv Troupe will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School auditorium. $3

Theater

Dec. 12, 13: AUBURN, “Christmas Spectacular” will be held at East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Ave. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Dec. 12; and 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 13. 782-0348

Dec. 12-23: BANGOR,
“Penobscot Theatre will perform “A Year With Frog and Toad” and “A Tuna Christmas” at Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Showtimes for “A Year With Frog Toad” are 7 p.m. Dec. 10, 11, 12, 18 and 23; noon and 4 p.m. Dec. 13 and 20; and 1 p.m. Dec. 14 and 21. Showtimes for “A Tuna Christmas” will be 8 p.m. Dec. 13, 19 and 20; 6 p.m. Dec. 14 and 21; and 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 17 and 22. $40-$15 942-3333

Dec. 12-20: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Pinocchio” at the theater, 14 School St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. $6 729-8584

Dec. 12, 13, 19, 20: BUCKFIELD, Oddfellow Theater will present “Bah Hoonchback – a Very Odd Christmas Carol” at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, Route 117. $12-$6 336-3306

Dec. 12: LEWISTON, children will present the play “The Twelve Plus Saints of Christmas” at 6:30 p.m. at Holy Family Church Hall, Sabattus Street.

Dec. 12, 13: LEWISTON,
“Nativity Live! 2008” will be held at 7 p.m. nightly and 2 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Vineyard Church, 9 Foss Road. 784-9500

Dec. 12, 13, 14: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “A Christmas Carol” at the theater, Lisbon and Maple streets. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13; and 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday. $18-$10 782-2211

Dec. 12-24: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “A Christmas Carol” 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

Dec. 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21: PORTLAND, the Children’s Theatre of Maine will perform “The Dancing Princesses” at the Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. Showtimes are 4 p.m. Dec. 12 and 19; 11 a.m. and 1 and 4 p.m. Dec. 13 and 20; and 1 and 4 p.m. Dec. 14 and 21. $7 828-1234

Dec. 12-21: SEBAGO, Schoolhouse Arts Center will perform “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the theater, Route 114. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday; 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. $12/$14 642-3743

Dec. 12, 13, 14: TOPSHAM, the Midcoast Youth Theater will perform “Oliver” at Mt. Ararat High School, Eagle’s Way. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13; and 2 p.m. Dec. 14. $10-$5 751-2619

Dec. 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21: WESTBROOK,
Reindeer Theatre Company will perform “Goodnight Reindeer” at the Warren Memorial Library Auditorium, 479 Main St. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m Sunday. $10/$5 857-9002

Dec. 13: GARDINER,
the Upstage Youth Company will perform “Christmas With the Nuts: An Unusual Upstage Holiday” at 6 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $5 582-7144

Dec. 14, 16: HALLOWELL,
Gaslight Theater will hold auditions for “Bell Book and Candle” at 2 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hallowell City Hall Auditorium. 626-3698

Films

Dec. 12: PORTLAND, “Tom Dowd: Language of Music,” about the life and work of music producer/recording engineer Tom Dowd, will be shown at 7 p.m. at USM Luther Bonney Hall. $5 780-4424

Dec. 14: FARMINGTON, “Wings of Desire,” about an angel who wants to be human, will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Lincoln Auditorium. Free 778-7321

Dec. 16: FARMINGTON, “National Lampoon Christmas Vacation” will be shown at 7 and 9 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

Dec. 17: GARDINER,
“Barefoot in the Park” will be shown at 2:30 p.m. at Gardiner Public Library, 152 Water St. 582-3312

Books

Dec. 14: PORTLAND, Dahlov Ipcar, author of “My Wonderful Christmas Tree,” will sign copies of her book from 1 to 3 p.m. at Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square. 775-6148

Dec. 17: PORTLAND, author Colin Sargent will sign copies of his book at noon at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1700

Dec. 18: BANGOR, Tom Hanrahan, author of “Your Maine Lands: Reflections of a Maine Guide,” will sign copies of his book at 6:30 p.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

Exhibits

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

Augusta:
“Fred Richard’s Life in Photography” will be featured through Feb. 22 at Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. 621-0031

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

Bath:
The annual “Holiday Member Show” will be displayed through Dec. 20 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. Hours are noon to 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 666-8907

Bridgton: Works by Chris Chapman will be displayed through Jan. 2 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:
“Hogarth’s Women” Virtue and Vice in Eighteenth-Century England” will be featured through Jan. 18 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

Farmington:
Works by Stan and Barbara Keirstead will be featured through Dec. 31 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. 778-9105

Farmington:
Works by UMF art students will be featured through Dec. 14 at UMF Art Gallery. 778-7072

Hallowell:
“Works On, Of and With Paper: Christine J. Higgins” will be featured through Jan. 10 at Cerulean Fine Art Gallery, 202 Water St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. 626-9009

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:
Watercolors by Joyce Coyne will be featured through Jan. 5 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center lobby gallery, Campus Avenue. 786-0729

Lewiston:
“Winter Holidays,” a special joint exhibit and art sale, will be held through Dec. 20 at L/A Arts Gallery 5, 49 Lisbon St. from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and Community Gallery, 221 Lisbon St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. 782-7228

Lewiston:
Works by Irene Duplissis and her daughter, Cheryl Webber, will be featured through Dec. 31 at Central Maine Medical Center Rotating Art Gallery, 300 Main St.

Lewiston:
“Prints by R.J. Gray, Jr.” will be featured Dec. 13 through Jan. 15 at Captive Elements Art House, 25 Landry Road. Gallery hours: 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and Monday by appointment. 786-3606

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

Portland:
“Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism” will be featured through Jan. 4; “Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism” will be viewed through Jan. 4; and “Lynne Drexler – Painter” will be displayed through March 1, 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: “Textiles and Translations,” works by Alice Spencer will be displayed through Jan. 11 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:
Works by gallery artists, paintings, sculpture and prints, will be shown through Jan. 30 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:
“Friends of Ed” will be featured through Dec. 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:
“Sequoia Miller and Paul Heroux: Pots” will be displayed through Dec. 20 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. 879-5742

Portland:
The fourth annual Biennial Portland Show will be displayed through Jan. 3 at Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 772-2693

Portland:
Monoprints by Tom Hall and drawings by Paul Plante will be displayed through Dec. 20 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 772-1961

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

Portland:
“December,” a vivacious collection of artwork by Whitney Art Works artists, will be featured through Dec. 20 at Whitney art Works, 492 Congress St. 780-0700

Portland: “Artful Gifts,” featuring oil paintings and still life photographs, will be shown through Dec. 23 at Addison Woolley Gallery and Center for Photographic Inquiry, 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:
“Out There: The Mediated Landscape” will be featured through Dec. 21 at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday and until 7 p.m. Thursday. 699-5085

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: Works by Susan Roux of Poland Spring will be featured through Dec. 31; and “Unity Under the Falls,” with works by Unity College students, will be displayed through Feb. 20, both Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. 948-7469

Waterville:
“Realms of Faith: Medieval Art From the Walters Art Museum” will be displayed through Jan. 4; “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 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 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


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