Books & Authors
Authors and guest booksellers signing and talks, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m., Longfellow Books, 1 Monument Square, Portland, 772-4045.
Kieran Shields, Maine mystery author signing, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307, free.
Winter Book Sale by Friends of Falmouth Memorial Library, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Motz School, 192 Middle Road, Falmouth, 781-2351.
“Dear Mr. Watterson: An Exploration of Calvin & Hobbes,” 7 p.m., SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600, $8, $6 for members.
“Rain In a Dry Land,” 7:30 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, free.
Holiday Offerings 2013 opening exhibit, Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097, Friday through Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., runs through Jan. 3, free.
A Fine Thing Gallery: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 29 Forest Ave., Portland, 699-2919, edpollackfinearts.com.
Addo Novo, 490 Congress St., Portland, addonovo.com/arts.
Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, USM Portland, 780-5008, usm.maine.edu/gallery.
Artascope Studios, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154, artascope.com.
Art Gallery at UNE, Westbrook College campus, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499 or une.edu/artgallery.
Art House Picture Frames, 61 Pleasant St., Portland, 221-3443, arthousepictureframes.com.
Arthur Fink’s Studio/Gallery, 145 Newbury St., Portland, 615-5722.
Artist and Craftsman Supply, 540 Deering Ave., Portland, 772-7272.
Art Loft Gallery, 8 School St., Freeport, 865-1705.
Art Studios at Cottage Road, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154.
Aucocisco Gallery, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 775-2222 or aucocisco.com.
The Blue Spoon, 89 Congress St., Portland, yesartworks.org.
Biddeford Savings Bank, 360 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-3004.
Bomb Diggety Bakery, 649 Congress St., Portland.
Borealis Bistro, 182 Ocean Ave., Portland, 541-9600.
Bridge Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, bridgegalleryportland.com, 712-9499.
Cape Cottage Gallery, 179 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-5700 or capecottagegallery.com.
Carolyn Walton Gallery, 39 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-1585 or carolynwalton.com.
Casco Bay Frames and Gallery, 295 Forest Ave., Hannaford Plaza, Portland, 774-1260 or www.cascobayframes.com.
Christoph Gallery, Portland Pottery and Metalsmithing, 118 Washington Ave., Portland, 772-4334 or portlandpottery.com.
Clayton’s Cafe, 447 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, FMI, 846-1117.
Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland, 252-9520.
Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St., Portland.
Cygnet Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.
Daniel Kany Gallery, 24 Romasco Lane, Portland, 774-2100.
Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.
Dobra Tea, 151 Middle St., Portland, FMI 210-6566.
Domaine Gallery, 223 Commercial St., Portland, 772-2270 or domainegallery.com.
Earth and Soul, indigenous artists from around the world and local artists, 34 Washington Ave., Portland, 775-1089.
Eli Phant, Munjoy Hill, Portland, eli-phant.com, Sally Struever, 253-9943.
Elizabeth Moss Gallery, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620, elizabethmossgalleries.com.
Ember Grove Gallery, 247 B Congress St., Portland, 761-0408 or embergrove.com.
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, fcascarborough.org, 883-5720.
Filament Gallery, 181 Congress St., Portland, 774-0932 or filamentgallery.com.
Fore River Gallery, 613 Congress St., Portland, 252-6728.
Fore Street Gallery, 372 Fore St., Portland, 874-8084, forestreetgallery.com.
Forgotten Transport, photography by Jonathan M. Dunitz, 645 Congress St., Portland, 415-8462, jmdunitzstudios.com.
Four Walls Gallery for Fine Art, 564 Congress St., Portland, 221-3426 or fourwallsgallery.com.
Free Street Gallery at MECA, 87 Free St., Portland, Dee Adams, 653-7271.
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307.
Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St., Freeport, 865-1616.
Front Room Gallery, 378 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-9070.
Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4505 or frostgullygallery.com.
Gallery 132, 132 Spring St., Portland, 842-9200, ext. 226.
Gem Gallery, 62 Island Ave., Peaks Island, 766-5600.
Gleason Fine Art Portland, 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599, email@example.com.
Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.
The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, 253-6808.
Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5948.
Heron Point Gallery, 63 Market St., Portland, Bonnie Faulkner, 846-0817, heronpointstudio.com.
Holly Ready Studio, oil and gouache paintings by Holly Ready, 146 High St., Portland, 632-1027 or hollyready.com
ICA at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, meca.edu, 775-3052.
Jameson Modern Art, 305 Commercial St., Portland, 772-5522 or jamesongallery.com.
June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, 699-5083.
June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St., Portland, 772-1961, JuneFitzpatrickGallery.com.
June LaCombe Sculpture, by appointment, Hawk Ridge Farm, 90 Minot Road, Pownal, 688-4468, junelacombesculpture.com.
The Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts, 7th floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland, Rebecca Goodale, 228-8014.
Lalo Boutique, 142 High St., Portland.
The Language Exchange, 80 Exchange St., Portland, 772-0405.
Larson Fine Art Gallery, new work by David Henning Larson, 331 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-8221, larsonfineart.com.
Lewis Gallery at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, portlandlibrary.com.
The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Pond Cove Shopping Plaza, Cape Elizabeth, ariatuki.com.
Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, Maggie Carle, firstname.lastname@example.org, 766-2940.
Maine Arts Workshop, 39 School St., Freeport, 831-2759 or maineartsworkshop.com.
Maine Charitable Mechanics Library, 519 Congress St., Portland, Jill Cournoyer, 878-8896.
Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, meca.edu.
Maine Medical Center, paintings for sale by Freeport artist Janice L. Moore, portion of proceeds to benefit The Arts at Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, mmc.org/thearts, email@example.com.
The Maine Potters Market, 376 Fore St., Portland, Anne Samson, 774-1633.
Maine Roaster’s Coffee, 82 Portland Road (Route 1), Yarmouth.
Market House, 28 Monument Square, Portland, 228-2056.
Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, 615-3609, mayostreetarts.org.
Meg Perry Center, 644 Congress St., Portland, 772-0689, megperrycenter.com.
Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.
Moxie Studio and Gallery, landscape, still life paintings, by appointment, Cousins Island, Yarmouth, 846-0978.
North Yarmouth Academy, Curtis Gallery, 148 Main St., Yarmouth, 847-5423, NYA.org.
Open Concepts Gallery & Studios, Cove Street Art Center, 50 Cove St., Portland, 772-3822.
Paula Banks Consulting and Two Lights Home Care, Pond Cove Shopping Center, Cape Elizabeth, lola-studios.com.
PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., corner of Fox Street, Portland, 450-8499, addisonwoolley.com.
Ponomo, jewelry, handbags and accessories by Hannah Tarkinson, 142 High St., Suite 307, Portland, ponomostyle.com.
Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance, 548 Congress St., Portland, portlandarts.org.
Portland Photo Works, 142 High St., second floor, Portland, Elliott Teel, 228-5829, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.
Radiant Light Gallery, Thom Adams fine art and documentary photography, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.
Richard Boyd Pottery Art Gallery, 5 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097, richardboydpottery.com.
Rise Photography, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204, risephotography.com.
Rose Contemporary, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700, rosecontemporary.com.
The Royal Bean Cafe, 18 Yarmouth Crossing Drive, Yarmouth, 829-5082.
Salt Institute, 561 Congress St., Portland, salt.edu.
Sandpiper Jewelry Gallery, 851 Sawyer St., South Portland, Michael Hofheimer, 767-8090.
South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 767-7660.
Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600, space538.org.
St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568, stlawrencearts.org.
Stones & Stuff, 556 Congress St., Portland, rickgreenart.com.
Susan Maasch Fine Art, 567 Congress St., Portland, 699-2955 or susanmaaschfineart.com.
Sylvia Kania Gallery, 148 High St., Portland, 615-6019.
Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, 799-1720.
Toby Rosenberg Pottery Gallery, 293 Read St., Portland, 878-4590, tobyrosenberg.com.
To the Ends of the Earth … and Back: Selections from the Jay I. Kislak Polar Collection, USM Osher Map Library, Forest Ave. and Bedford St., Portland, 780-4850, free, runs through Feb. 27.
Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.
TIME Gallery at CTN Studios, photography by Dawn Herrick, 516 Congress St., Portland, HourExchangePortland.org, Orion Breen, 874-9868.
USM Glickman Family Library, 7th floor, Glickman Library, USM Portland campus.
USM Osher Map Library, USM Portland, usm.maine.edu/maps.
USM Wishcamper Center, USM Portland, 780-4270, 34 Bedford St., Portland.
Utopia Gallery, 468 Fore St., Portland, www.utopiadesigns.com.
VoxPhotographs, for viewing invitation and location, 232-1214 or email@example.com.
Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St., Portland, whitneyartworks.com, 780-0700, whitneyartworks.com.
Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 720 Route 1, Yarmouth, 846-7777, yarmouthframeshopandgallery.com.
3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.
317 Main Street, 317 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6264.
Holiday Events & Fairs
“The Snow Queen,” Nov. 29-Dec. 22, Portland Stage, 25 Forest Ave., 774-0465, $35-$45 adults, $15 children.
Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale, Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Deering High School, 370 Stevens Ave., Portland, 874-8260, proceeds help girls and boys hockey teams.
Christmas Tree Lighting, 5:30 p.m., Monument Square, Portland, 772-6828, musical entertainment by Rick Charette and the Bubblegum Band.
Joy of Giving Holiday Gift Fair, 1-4 p.m., On the Move Fitness, 161 Ocean St., South Portland, 799-0042, free.
Shop For a Cause Day, Portland’s Downtown District, participating stores will donate portion of sales to Milestone Foundation’s HOME Team, raise money, shop local.
Holiday Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Redbank Community Gym, 1 MacArthur Circle, South Portland, 767-7650, free.
Public Holiday Lighting at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, 6 p.m., Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, 838-8672, free.
Make Your Own Gift Wrap Workshop for Kids, 11 a.m.-noon, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, kids 12 and under.
Annual Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Blue Point Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough, 883-6540.
Firehouse Arts Holiday Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Firehouse Arts, 20 Center St., Yarmouth, 846-0115.
Church Fair Scandinavian style, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, 515 Woodford St., Portland, 756-0606, free.
St. Bart’s Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 396 Gilman Road, Yarmouth, 846-9244.
A Victorian Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., People’s United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland, 799-1413.
Yuletide Fair and Lobster Roll Luncheon, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 167 Black Point Road, Scarborough, 650-4514, $12 for luncheon.
An Old-Fashioned Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland, 828-1090.
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 kitetails.com.
Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, by appointment, 45 Seashore Ave., Peaks Island, 766-3330, fifthmainemuseum.org.
International Cryptozoology Museum, 661 Congress St., Portland, cryptozoologymuseum.com.
Maine Historical Society Museum, Images of the Longfellow Garden, current exhibits, 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 or mainehistory.org.
Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, 780-0118, maineirish.com.
Maine Jewish Museum, formerly called Tree of Life at Etz Chaim, open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, Gary Berenson, 329-9854, treeoflifemuseum.org.
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 of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland, 871-7188 or museumafricanculture.org.
Neal Dow Memorial, 714 Congress St., Portland, tours 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 773-7773, mewctu.org.
Portland Fire Museum, open first Fridays 6-9 p.m., $5 adults, $2 children age 7-plus, 157 Spring St., Portland, portlandfiremuseum.com.
Portland Museum of Art, 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., first Fridays, 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148, portlandmuseum.org
Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., Portland, 774-5561.
The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum and the Shaker Store, by appointment, Route 26, New Gloucester, 926-4597, shaker.lib.me.us.
Skyline Farm Carriage and Sleigh Museum, by appointment, free/donations accepted, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, skylinefarm.org, 829-9203 .
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, SMCC campus, off Fort Road, South Portland, springpointlight.org, 799-6337.
Victoria Mansion Museum tours, 109 Danforth St., Portland, 450-2509. General admission is $15 per person. Senior, AAA, group and family discounts available. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
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 St., Yarmouth, 846-6259.
Lyle Divinski and The Model Airplane, 9 p.m., Portland City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, 800-745-3000, $10 advance, $12 at door.
David Mallett, 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-1248, $25.
Tom Chapin, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757, $23.
JMB Organ Trio, 7-10 p.m., Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland, 541-9190, free.
Mama’s Boomshack, 9 p.m., Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland, 541-9190, free.
Community Chorus, rehearsals 10 a.m. – noon, first and third Saturday, the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568, ext. 102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Bullard Songwriter Night, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Andy’s Pub, Commercial St.; Solo Night 6 p.m. Thursdays, Slainte Wine Bar, 24 Preble St., Portland.
Kirtan!, call and response group chanting meditation, 7-8:30 p.m., first and third Fridays, $5 donation, Portland Yoga Studio, 616 Congress St., Portland, 799-0054, portlandyoga.com.
Lazy Lightning, Grateful Dead covers and original music, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, The Big Easy, 55 Market St., bigeasyportland.com or 776-2822.
Theater & Dance
“Annie” opening night Dec. 6, 8 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland, 799-1421, $21.99 reserved seating, $17.99 seniors, runs through Dec. 21, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m., Sundays 2:30 p.m.
“The Sound of Music,” Nov. 22-Dec. 8., Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 p.m., Sundays 2:30 p.m., The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-7337, $20, $18 seniors, $15 students.
“The Nutcracker,” Nov. 30- Dec. 8, times vary, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland, 842-0800, $20-$60, discounts available for children, seniors and groups.
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, maplewooddancecenter.com.
Irish Set Dancing, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Yarmouth Community Services building, 200 Main St., Yarmouth, email@example.com.
Second Saturday Contradance, 6 p.m. family dance; 7:30 p.m. potluck; 8 p.m. beginner lesson; 8:30-12 p.m. dance, $10 adult/ $7 student or senior, bring clean shoes, Wescustogo Hall, Route 115, North Yarmouth, 233-4325, firstname.lastname@example.org or 318-8746, email@example.com.
Square dancing classes, by Mix ‘n Mingle Square Dancing Club, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through April, ages 9 and up, $3, no experience necessary, Eight Corners School, 22 Mussey Road, Scarborough, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Field of Dreams,” 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, 443-5141 ext. 25, free.
A Wearable Art Event! 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499, art and accessories being modeled throughout the day.
Sayonara – Autumn to Winter exhibit by Jean Kigel, Nov. 1-31, Summer Island Studio, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, 373-1810, gallery hours Mon.- Sat. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Textile Art Exhibit opening by artist Catherine Worthington, 4-6 p.m., Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, 729-8033.
11 Pleasant St. Arts Center, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 319-6057 or 11pleasant.com.
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 AllenSelig.com.
The Barn Door Cafe and Bakery, 4 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 102, Brunswick; 721-3099, thebarndoorcafe.com.
Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St., Brunswick, 729-5500, Patricia Boissevain, 729-5500, bayviewwgallery.com.
Cabot Mill Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 837-9108.
Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455 or chocolatechurcharts.org.
Coleman Burke Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, email@example.com.
Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242, curtislibrary.com.
The Eleven Pleasant Street Gallery, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, explorefrontier.com, 725-8820.
Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row, Brunswick, 907-4016.
Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Route 123, Harpswell, 833-6081 or widgeoncove.com.
Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098 or email@example.com.
Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 729-9108.
The Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St., Brunswick, 607-4002, gelatofiasco.com.
Harbor Works Gallery, Holbrook-Trufant House, 977C Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell, harborworksgallery.org, Guy Saldanha, firstname.lastname@example.org, 841-9812.
ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.
Just Framing, 149 Front St., Bath.
LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902.
Little Dog Coffee, 87 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820.
Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath, 442-8577 or maescafeandbakery.com/events.
Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham, 721-0678, mainefiberarts.org.
Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.
Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham, 841-5914, merrymeetingartscenter.org.
Points of View Art Gallery, 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, sebascodeganartists.com.
Summer Island Studio, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, 373-1810.
Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, 729-8033, thorntonoaks.com.
Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 725-1727 or topshamlibrary.org.
VSA Arts of Maine, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016, vsartsmaine.org.
Whatnot Gallery at Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick, spindleworks.org, 725-8820.
Holiday Events & Fairs
Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5-7 p.m., Town Mall, Downtown Brunswick, 729-4439.
77th Annual Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5342.
Cundy’s Harbor Christmas Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Community Hall, Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell, 837-1305.
Open House and Holiday Sale, 2-4 p.m., Bath Church of New Jerusalem, 887 Middle St., Bath, 729-9755.
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, 725-3275.
Maine Maritime Museum, open daily 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316 or mainemaritimemuseum.org.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Sundays; closed Mondays, 725-3416, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.
Lusana Irish music, 7:30 p.m., Chocolate Church, 804 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455, $22 in advance.
Ken Bonfield acoustic holiday solo concert, 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, 443-5141 ext. 25, free.
Songwriters in the Round, 7-9 p.m., The Frontier, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-5222, $10.
Theater & Dance
Contemplative Dance Sessions, first and third Saturday of every month, October through May, Bath Dance Works, third floor, 72 Front St., Bath, 725-9997, $15-$30.
Folk Dance Brunswick, every Friday, 6:30-9 p.m., People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick, $8, $5 for students and seniors.
“Poppies” is one of Catherine Worthington’s intricate, hand-painted art quilts. Inspired by nature, Worthington uses a variety of design techniques, as well as machine and hand quilting. She is a part-time artist mentor at Spindleworks, and extensively involved in the Brunswick art community. An opening reception will be held at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community in Brunswick from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Dec. 5.