Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 26 – Sept. 6

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Greater Portland

Auditions, Calls for Art

Acorn Productions is accepting submissions for their annual Maine Playwrights Festival and Phyzgig vaudeville festival, Phyzgig application deadline is Sept. 15, ‘playwright’ full-length script deadline, Sept. 1; one-act, short plays deadline is Dec. 1, guidelines at 

Call to Artists, for juried craft show hosted by The Maine Crafts Guild held Sept. 19-20 at Portland East End School, apply at, or Joelle,

Call for Rebel Blend Arts Proposals, supported by Coffee By Design’s 2009 Rebel Blend Fund, applications accepted through Aug. 31; submit one 8 1/2 x 11 page describing the project and how the grant will make a difference. Send application and cover sheet with name, address and phone number to Coffee By Design, 43 Washington Ave., Portland, Att: Mary Allen / Rebel Blend Fund; call Mary Allen Lindemann, 879-2233 ext. 207. 

Photo Submissions are being accepted by The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust for the Celebrating our Natural Heritage Photo Contest; can submit up to 5 photos of Cape Elizabeth scenic areas and farmland; Sept. 10 deadline; contest rules, guidelines at;, or 767-6054. 

North Yarmouth Fun Day Vendor Tables Available, for Sept. 12 event, open to crafters, organizations, booster clubs and area businesses, $35 table by Aug. 15 / $45 table Aug. 15 – Sept. 5, apply,, or Darla, 221-0340,

Saturday 8/29

Children’s Theatre Auditions, for fall production of “Everyone
Knows What a Dragon Looks Like,” 1-4 p.m., for ages 9-16,
828-1234 ext. 247 or, Children’s Museum and Theatre
of Maine, Free St., Portland. 

Tuesday 9/1

Art Call for Assorted Tapestries, for the The Long Island Dodwell Gallery’s fall exhibit, Sept. 13 – November, local artists invited to submit 1-3 pieces of handwork for this display, Maggie Carle, 766-2940,, deadline 9/1.

Books, Authors

Wednesday 8/26

John Moon, author of “Then & Now: Portland,” 7 p.m., Nonesuch Books, Mill Creek Shopping Center, South Portland, 799-2659,

Monday 8/31

Nick Malgieri, author of “The Modern Baker: Time Saving Techniques for Breads, Tarts, Pies, Cakes and Cookies,” 3-5 p.m.; 3-3:30 p.m. baking and pastry secrets talk, 3:30-5 p.m. questions and book signings, Rabelais, 86 Middle St., Portland, 774-1044,


Reader’s Circle, third Thursday, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.


Wednesday 9/2

Secret Lives of Comedians: Eric Hurst, 7:30 p.m., $10, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568.

Friday 9/4

Bob Marley, 8 p.m., tickets, cabaret seats with appetizer buffet, $25, mezzanine table tickets with appetizer buffet, $40, The Landing at Pine Point, 353 Pine Point Road, Scarborough, 774-4527.

Saturday 9/5

Ian Harvie, 8 p.m., $15, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568.


Open Mic Comedy, hosted by Brian Brinegar, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Slainte, 24 Preble St., Portland.

The Comedy Connection, shows Thursday-Sunday evening, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 774-5554 for reservations.


Wednesday 8/26

“Sicko,” by Michael Moore, sponsored by, 1-3 p.m., South Portland Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland; 7-9 p.m., Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 542 Allen Ave., Portland, 671-5041.


Wednesday 8/26

Art “On Deck,” artist’s
open studio for visitors, artists, and students, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., reservations required, bring lunch, Maggie
Carle, Long Island, 766-2940,

Saturday 8/29

The Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstration, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum, U.S. Route 26, New Gloucester, 926-4597,

Thursday 9/3

“Leave your Pebbles in the Sand,” paintings by Alison Goodwin, artist’s talk, 4:30 p.m., opening reception, 5-7 p.m., exhibit through Sept. 26, Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.

New Works, by John Kimball, 10% sales to benefit the Family For ME’s Heart Gallery, 5-7 p.m. opening reception, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth Shopping Center, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth,


A Fine Thing Gallery: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, “Summertime,” by gallery artists through Aug. 29; 29 Forest Ave., Portland, 699-2919,

Addo Novo, 490 Congress St., Portland,

Artascope, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland.

Art Gallery at UNE, Eighth Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, through Oct. 31; “The Business of Art” featured works by sponsored artists at local galleries, through Sept. 2, Westbrook College campus, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499 or

Art House Picture Frames, Drew Wilen & Graham Wood, through Aug. 28, 61 Pleasant St., Portland, 221-3443,

Art Loft Gallery, paintings and silk hangings by Helen Farnham, wood engraved hand pulled prints by Tony Kulik, metal sculpture and furniture by Jim Millers, second floor, 8 School St., Freeport, 865-1705. 

Artist & Craftsman Supply, “In Search of Sublime,” photorealistic acrylic paintings by Leia Pinnick, through August, 540 Deering Ave., Portland, 772-7272.

Art Studios at Cottage Road, newest work by Betina Clark, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154.

Aucocisco Gallery, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 775-2222 or

Biddeford Savings Bank, “Veduti – Views From My Backyard and Abroad,” paintings by Melinda Campbell, through Sept. 26; 360 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-3004.

Bridge Gallery, 566 Congress St., Portland, 712-9499, 

Cape Cottage Gallery, 179 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-5700 or

Carolyn Walton Gallery, “Landscapes of Maine and New England,” 39 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-1585 or

Casco Bay Frames and Gallery, 295 Forest Ave., Hannaford Plaza, Portland, 774-1260 or

Christoph Gallery, Portland Pottery and Metalsmithing, 118 Washington Ave., Portland, 772-4334 or

Constellation Gallery, work by David A. Marshall, Nathan Broaddus, Matthew Isgro and Randy Regier, 511 Plaza on Congress St., Portland, 409-6617.

Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St., Portland.

Cygnet Gallery, paintings by Guy Corriero, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.

Daniel Kany Gallery, “Seascapes & Vessel,” through Aug. 29; 24 Romasco Lane, Portland, 774-2100. 

Daunis Fine Handmade Jewelry Showroom, third floor, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.

Domaine Gallery, “New: Elemental/Essential Photography,” by John G Kelley, 223 Commercial St., Portland, 772-2270 or

Earth and Soul, indigenous artists from around the world and local artists, 34 Washington Ave., Portland, 775-1089.

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, 27 Gorham Road, Scarborough; new work by John Kimball, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620,

Ember Grove Gallery, 247 B Congress St., Portland, 761-0408 or

emilie inc., photography, 227 Congress St, Portland, 272-2285.

Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-2351.

Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 383 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough,, 883-5720 or  

Filament Gallery, 181 Congress St., Portland, 774-0932 or

Fore Street Gallery, 372 Fore St., Portland, 874-8084,

Four Walls Gallery for Fine Art, 564 Congress St., Portland, 221-3426 or

Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St., Freeport, 865-1616.

Front Room Gallery, works by Jon White, Sunday Richards, Monica Walsh and others, 378 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-9070.

Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4505 or

Gallery 132, 132 Spring St., Portland, 842-9200 ext. 226.

Gem Gallery, “P P P’s Pottery, Paintings and Prints,” pottery by Rick Boyd and Pamela Williamson and printmaking, paintings by Jane Banquer, through Sept. 2; 62 Island Ave., Peaks Island, 766-5600.

Gleason Fine Art, “Monhegan: The Painted Island,” by gallery artists and selections from estate collection, through Sept. 2; 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599.

Greenhut Galleries, “Seeking Calm Water,” paintings by Sarah Knock, through Aug. 29; 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.

Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, “Retreat,” Maine landscape paintings by Francine Schrock, through Aug. 31; 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5948.

Holly Ready Studio, oil and gouache paintings by Holly Ready, 146 High St., Portland, 632-1027 or

Jameson Modern Art, 305 Commercial St., Portland, 772-5522 or

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, “Landscapes,” by Carl Gordon Cutler and William E. Thon, through Sept. 26, 522 Congress St., Portland, 699-5083.

June LaCombe SCULPTURE, open daily by appointment, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal,, 688-4468. 

The Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts, seventh floor reading room, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland, 780-4270.

The Language Exchange, 80 Exchange St., Portland, 772-0405.

Lifeworks Chiropractic, “Coasts and Edges 2,” Paintings by Caren-Marie Michel, through Sept. 27, Foreside Place, 202 U.S. Route 1, Suite 100, Falmouth, 781-7911.

Long Island Dodwell Gallery, “Go Fish,” art exhibit with 14 Casco Bay area artists, through Labor Day, Maggie Carle, 766-2940.  

Maine Arts Workshop, 39 School St., Freeport, 831-2759 or

Maine Potters Market, 376 Fore St., Portland, 774-1633 or

Meg Perry Center, 644 Congress St., 615-9970,  

Merrill Memorial Library, “From Tales to Tails,” a Spindleworks Collection, through Aug. 29, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.

Moxie Studio and Gallery, landscape, still life paintings, by appointment, Cousins Island, Yarmouth, 846-0978.

Portland Photo Works, 142 High St., second floor, Portland, Elliott Teel, 228-5829,  

Radiant Light Gallery, Thom Adams fine art and documentary photography, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.

Rise Photography, “New Moon,” work by Meghan Donahue, Matthew Robbins photography, Alicia Allen jewelry, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204,

Running with Scissors Gallery, 54 Cove St., Portland, 699-4242.

Space Gallery, “Interrobang,” typography-based show through Sept. 19; 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600,

St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568,

Stones & Stuff, 556 Congress St., Portland,  

Susan Maasch Fine Art, “Lust and Desire,” new work by various artists, through Sept. 18; 567 Congress St., Portland, 699-2955 or

Sylvia Kania Gallery, “12×12: An Anniversary Celebration,” artwork by member artists, through Aug. 30, 148 High St., Portland, 615-6019.

Toby Rosenberg Pottery Gallery, 293 Read St., Portland, 878-4590.

Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, new work showcase: paintings by Judy Taylor, new work by Eric Hopkins, Tom Curry, Jill Hoy, Liz Armstrong and Michelle Hero Clarke, through Sept. 7; 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.  

Utopia Gallery, 468 Fore St., Portland,

VoxPhotographs, for invitation and location, 232-1214 or

Whitney Art Works, “Thread” by Rebecca Fitzpatrick and “Multiples” by Owen F. Smith, through Aug. 29; 492 Congress St., Portland, 774-7011;

The wonderful gallery/FINE ART, 152 Main St., Freeport, 865-6077,

3Fish Gallery, “Connections in Wood & Print,” new work by Suzanne Hunt and Larinda Meade, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.

317 Main Street Gallery, “A Sea of Color,” whimsical creations by Alison Bramhall, through Sept. 4, Yarmouth, co-sponsored by Yarmouth Arts, 846-6264, 



Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, ongoing cultural, educational, fun and active workshops for kids and parents, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234 or

Falmouth Heritage Museum, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 9/12, 60 Woods Road, Falmouth, 781-4727.

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave., Peaks Island, 766-3330.

Freeport Historical Society Museum, “From Rebel to de Rigueur: The 40-year history of the t-shirt,” exhibit through Sept. 7, Harrington House, 45 Main St., Freeport, 865-3170.

The Longfellow House at the Maine Historical Society, tours through Oct. 31, $8 adult, $7 senior/student, $3 child, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822 or

Maine Historical Society Museum, “Re/Collected: Great Works and New Discoveries from the Brown Library,” through May, 2010; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sun.; 11 a.m.-12 p.m. children’s hour Monday and Wednesday; $8 adult, $3 child, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822

Maine Irish Heritage Center, tour the former St. Dominic’s Church, 19th-century cathedral built by Irish immigrants, 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, 34 Gray St., Portland; call first, 780-0118.

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum, daily trains from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., on the hour, from the Museum, 58 Fore St., Portland, 828-0814, tickets, $10 adult / $9 senior / $6 child ages 3-12, price includes admission to museum.

Museum at Portland Head Light, 1000 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth, 799-2661 or

Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland, 871-7188 or

Neal Dow Memorial, Federal-style mansion built in 1829 for Maine politician, abolitionist and prohibitionist; original silver, china, portraits and furniture, 714 Congress St., Portland, free; 773-7773.

Portland Fire Museum, every Friday 12-8 p.m., $5 adults, $2 children age 7+, 157 Spring St., Portland,

Portland Harbor Museum, Southern Maine Community College, Fort Road, South Portland, 799-6337,

Portland Museum of Art, “Call of the Coast: Art Colonies of New England,” through Oct. 12; “For My Best Beloved Sister Mia”: An Album of Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, through Sept. 7; “Joyce Tenneson: Polaroid Portraits,” July 11-Oct. 4; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, free on Fridays 5-9 p.m., Seven Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148 ext. 3244 or

Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., Portland, 774-5561.

The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum and the Shaker Store, 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Mondays- Saturdays, closed Sundays, through Columbus Day, U.S. Route 26, New Gloucester, 926-4597,  

The Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, tours every Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., weather permitting, June 20 – Sept. 5, and Oct. 10, off Fort Road, Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, $5 tour donation, ages 14 and under free, must be at least 55″ tall, 699-2676,  

Tate House Museum, “The Year of the Garden,” hourly tours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday, through October, 1267 Westbrook St., Portland, 774-6177 or

Yarmouth Historical Society Museum, “Life Along the Royal River,” 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Merrill Memorial Library, Main Street, Yarmouth, 846-6259.


Wednesday 8/26

“OffStage at Space Gallery,” presented by, with White Light, Blood Warrior, Mark Summers, 7 p.m., free, Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland.  

Vandaveer, alt-folk, CD release performance, 8 p.m., $10, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757, tickets,

Thursday 8/27

Gunther Brown, Eric Bettencourt and the Mutineers, 7 p.m., by donation, North Star Music Cafe, 225 Congress St., Portland, 699-2994,

Friday 8/28

Andrea Paquin, with Clara Berry, acoustic, 8 p.m., North Star Music Cafe, 225 Congress St., Portland, 699-2994. 

“An Evening with Maine’s Finest,” with Marie Moreshead, Pete Miller, Anni Clark, Raffi Der Simonian, 8 p.m., $12 advance / $15 door,  One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757, tickets, 

The Corona Brothers, Friday Night Live Summer Dance Party Series, 5-8 p.m. appetizers, 8 p.m. concert, dancing, and drinks, $10, The Landing at Pine Point, 353 Pine Point Road, Scarborough, 774-4527.

Solillaquists of Sound with Adeem, 9:30 p.m., $10 advance/$12 door, Space, 538 Congress St., Portland,

Saturday 8/29

Rhythms of Earth, Live CD performance and dance party with Tony (Zumba) Harelton, 7 p.m., $10, Harbours Edge at Casablance Cruises, 6 Custom House Wharf, Portland, advance tickets, 319-8184, 632-4192,,

Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience, zydeco, L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., free, Discovery Park, L.L. Bean campus, Main St., Freeport,  

Monday 8/31

Hymn For Her, acoustic, 7 p.m., by donation, North Star Music Cafe, 225 Congress St., Portland, 699-2994.

Thursday 9/3

John Fountain, Amanda Gervasi and Christian Cuff, 9 p.m., $2, Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland, 879-8988.

Saturday 9/5

Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, Celtic folk, L.L. Bean
Summer Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., free, Discovery Park, L.L. Bean
campus, Main St., Freeport, 

Sunday 9/6

End of Summer Caribbean Cruise, with reggae music by Higher Level Movement, food included, cash bar available, 7:15 p.m. boarding, $20, Casablanca Cruises, 6 Custom House Wharf, Portland, tickets, 321-1013, or Comedy Connection, 16 Custom House Wharf, Portland.


Community Chorus, rehearsals 10 a.m.-12 p.m., first and third Saturday, the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568 ext. 102 or

David Bullard Songwriter Night, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Andy’s Pub, Commercial Street; Solo Night 6 p.m. Thursdays, Slainte Wine Bar, 24 Preble St., Portland.

House Bluegrass, 9 p.m. Mondays, no cover, Empire Dine & Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland.

Kirtan!, call & response group chanting meditation, 7-8:30 p.m., first and third Fridays, $5 donation, Portland Yoga Studio, 616 Congress St., Portland, 799-0054,

Lazy Lightning, Grateful Dead covers and original music, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, The Big Easy, 55 Market St., or 776-2822.

Theater & Dance

Friday 8/28

“Foster Father,” musical comedy presented by The Cathedral Church of
Saint Luke theater group, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 29;
2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 30, suggested donation $10 adult / $5 child,
Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland, 772-5434, 

“Greetings From Lesbos, Maine: A Theatrical Journey through Maine’s Lesbian History,” by Carolyn Gage, 8 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29, $8 adult / $5 student or senior, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568.

Saturday 8/29

“Foster Father,” musical comedy presented by The Cathedral Church of
Saint Luke theater group, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday;
2 p.m. Sunday, suggested donation $10 adult / $5 child,
Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland, 772-5434,

“Greetings From Lesbos, Maine: A Theatrical Journey through
Maine’s Lesbian History,” by Carolyn Gage, 8 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29, $8
adult / $5 student or senior, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress
St., Portland, 775-5568.

Sunday 8/30

“Foster Father,” musical comedy presented by The Cathedral Church of
Saint Luke theater group, 8 p.m. suggested donation $10 adult / $5 child,
Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland, 772-5434, 

“A Twisted Taste of Maine,” with Down East humor by Willey Phinedit and
more, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 30, Sept. 3-4, $10, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76
Congress St., Portland, 775-5568.


Argentine Tango Practice, Wednesday 7-9 p.m., beginner lesson 7 p.m., $10; Ballroom Dance Party, Saturday 8 p.m.-midnight, beginner lesson 7 p.m., $7; Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St., Portland.

Club 188, line dancing instruction, Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. beginners; 8-9 p.m. intermediate; 9-9:30 p.m. advanced; 188 Warren Ave, Portland.

Greater Portland Community Contradance, first Saturday, 7:15 p.m. lesson, 8 p.m. main dance, $9 adult / $5 child, Falmouth Congregational Church Hall, 267 Falmouth Road, new dancers welcome, no partner needed, 756-2201.

Maplewood Dance Center, night classes followed by dance socials on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 383 Warren Ave., Portland, 878-0584, 

Mid Coast

Auditions/Calls for Art

The Merrymeeting Singers is auditioning new singers / all parts for 2009-2010 season, contact Larry Lemmel, or 729-7294. 


Friday 8/28

“Fair weather: Original Watercolor Show” by watercolorist Margery Schuler, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. every sunny day through Sept. 7, Driftwood Inn, Bailey Island, 833-5461.  

Thursday 9/3

“Up River: The Story of a Maine Fishing Community,” by Olive Pierce, 4-7 p.m. artist reception, exhibit through Oct. 11, Harbor Works Gallery, Holbrook-Trufant House, 977C Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell,, Guy Saldanha,, 841-9812.


11 Pleasant St. Arts Center, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 319-6057 or

Allen & Selig Realty, landscapes and seascapes by Claudette Gamache, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 15 Vine St., Bath, 443-2200 or

The Barn Door Cafe and Bakery, 4 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 102, 721-3099,

Bayview Gallery, “Her Mark: Paintings by Our Women Artists,” 58 Maine St., Brunswick, Susan Robertson-Starr, 729-5500.  

Cabot Mill Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 837-9108.

Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455 or

Coleman Burke Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick,

Frontier Cafe, “Concurrence: An Evolving India,” photography exhibit by David Wells, through Sept. 26, Fort Andross Mill, 14 Maine St., Brunswick,

Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row, Brunswick, 907-4016.

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, by appointment, Route 123, Harpswell, 833-6081 or

Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, “Black, White & Red All Over,” photography by Keith Spiro, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098 or

Icon Contemporary Art, “4 x 6,” group exhibition of sculpture, painting and drawing, through Aug. 29; 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.

Just Framing, 149 Front St., Bath.

LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902.

Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath, 442-8577 or

Maine Art Gallery, Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 15 Warren St., Wiscasset, 882-7511,

Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham, 721-0678,

Merrymeeting Arts Center, “Stone & Rock,” multi-dimensional artworks of stone or rock, through Oct. 3, Cathance Landing, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham,

Old Post Office Gallery, original oils, pastels, watercolors of five local artists, Route 127, Georgetown, 371-2015.

Points of View Art Gallery, “Material Obsession,” artist books, assemblages and prints by Barbara Bean and Judith Long, through August, Brunswick Business Center, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 373-9300.  

Sarah Greenier Gallery, Maine, marine and coastal paintings, 428 Middle St., Bath, 443-3936.

Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, 4 Old Orr’s Island Road, Harpswell, 833-5717.

Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 725-1727 or

Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick.



Maine Maritime Museum, “Net Worth: the Rise and Fall of Maine’s Fin Fisheries,” exhibit through Nov. 29, open daily 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316 or

Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, “CSI Brunswick: The Forensic Work of Dr. Frank Whittier,” and “Pejepscot’s Early Scots-Irish History,” Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., free, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, 729-6606.


Friday 8/28

Cassi Gray and Kelly Muse, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Solo Bistro, 128 Front St., Bath, 443-3373.  

Theater & Dance


Sage Swingers, Square and Round Dance Club, 6:30 p.m. Monday round dance workshops, Coffin School Cafeteria, Barrows St., Brunswick, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday square dance workshops, Jordan Acres School Cafeteria, Brunswick, 389-2568 or

Sidebar Elements

finestL.jpgDer Simonian Communications, LLC, has teamed up with One Longfellow Square to produce a “An Evening with Maine’s Finest Songwriters” on Friday, Aug. 28. The show starts at 8 p.m. with original, live acoustic performances by Marie Moreshead, Pete Miller, Anni Clark, pictured above, clockwise from left, and Raffi Der Simonian. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and are available at any Bull Moose music location, by phone, 761-1757, or One Longfellow Square is located at 181 State St., Portland.