Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 26 - Nov. 6
Auditions, Calls for Art
Durham Community School PTA, seeking crafters, business owners for a fair on Nov. 19 at the Durham Community School Gymnasium, 654 Hallowell Road, $20 for 8-foot table, proceeds support field trip funding, FMI, Nancy Decker, firstname.lastname@example.org, 751-1323 or Laurel Gervais, email@example.com.
Books & Authors
"The Unsolved Death of Patrolman Michael T. Connoly," 2 p.m., Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, free.
Gray Jacobik reading, 5 p.m., 7th floor events room Glickman Library, USM, Free. FMI 892-9831.
Poetry in the Library hosts Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair, 7-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. Books available for purchase and signing. FMI 846-4763 or yarmouthlibrary.org.
Portland Comedy Connection, 16 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 774-5554, full schedule at mainecomedy.com.
"Travels by Canoe in Alaska's Western Arctic," 7:30 p.m., Bowdoin College, free, FMI 725-3396.
Zombie Night at the State Theater, 7 p.m., $8 tickets, available at Civic Center box office, Bullmoose Music, and statetheaterportland.com.
"Play Again," 7 p.m., Congregational Church of Cumberland, 282 Main St., Cumberland. Free. FMI 699-2989.
Get the scoop on acid rain in Casco Bay, short film and talk by Mike Doan, 7 p.m., Foreside Community Church. Free. FMI 781-5880.
Wild and Scenic Film Festival, 4 p.m., tickets $15 + service fee in advance and $20 door. FMI cascobay.org.
Halloween Dance Party, 9 p.m., 21+, SPACE gallery, tickets $10 available at space538.org or Bull Moose Music locations.
Northeast x Southwest opening reception 5-7 p.m. Exhibit runs through Nov. 26. Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. FMI 772-2693.
Addicted to Love, opening 5-8 p.m., exhibit runs through Nov. 31, The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, FMI Michelle Souliere 450-6695
Aria Tuki Exhibition Opening, 5-8 p.m., Lifeworks Chiropractic Center, Falmouth.
"At Work and Play," opening 5-8 p.m., Addison Woolley Gallery, 132 Washington Ave. Show runs through Nov. 26. FMI 415-4279
"Davidson and Daughters Revisited," opening 5-8 p.m., closes Dec. 2 reception 5-8 p.m., 3 Fish Gallery. FMI 772-6467.
"Perspective," Nov. 4-27, Richard Boyd Art Gallery, Peaks Island, FMI 712-1097.
"Piece by Piece: My journey through mosaics," opening 5-8 p.m., runs through Nov. 27, Heron Point Gallery, 63 Market St., Portland. FMI 773-0822.
SMCC Senior Art Exhibition, 5-8 p.m., Eastland Hotel, on exhibit through Nov. 18.
Smash Knock 'Em Dead & Running With Scissors group show, open by appointment Nov. 4-25. Contact Kate Anker, Robert Nason or Julian Moran, 831-5682.
"Save Them," 5-7 p.m. Mayo St. Arts.
A Fine Thing Gallery: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 29 Forest Ave., Portland, 699-2919, edpollackfinearts.com.
Addison Woolley Gallery, New Work by Alan Sockloff, Norm Proulx and Bethany Mitchell, exhibit through Oct. 29; "At Work and Play," opening Nov. 4, 5-8 p.m., through Nov. 26; 132 Washington Ave., corner of Fox St., Portland, 450-8499, addisonwoolley.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, "Where to Draw the Line," exhibition of children’s book illustrators, 2011 Maine Drawing Project, exhibit through Oct. 30, 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, 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.
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 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.
Cambridge Coffee Bar and Bakehouse, 740 Broadway, South Portland, cambridgecoffeebar.com.
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, "Figurative Show," with Dewitt Hardy, Janet Manyan, Tim Gaydos, George and Dadee Burk, Pat Hardy, Hara Harding, Janet Ledoux, Elizabeth Kelley and M.L. Norton and more, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.
Daniel Kany Gallery, 24 Romasco Lane, Portland, 774-2100.
Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.
Domaine Gallery, "New: Elemental/Essential Photography," by John G. Kelley, 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, Cyanotype Prints by Anna Low, Munjoy Hill, Portland, eli-phant.com, Sally Struever, 253-9943.
Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Lori Ingraham: "Foliage," and Harry Nadler (1930- 1990): "Sightings," exhibit through Dec. 4, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620, elizabethmossgalleries.com.
Ember Grove Gallery, 247 B Congress St., Portland, 761-0408 or embergrove.com.
"Emergence: The History and Restoration of Etz Chaim Synagogue," photo essay by Tama Silverstein Louden, through Dec. 16, Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM, 314 Forest Ave., Portland.
emilie inc., photography, 227 Congress St., Portland, 272-2285.
Falmouth Memorial Library, “Ships and Shores and Water Things,” Jack Nordby, through mid-November, 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, "Personal Views: The One O'clock Group" 10 Artists, 87 Free St., Portland, Dee Adams, 653-7271.
Freeport Community Library, Mary Berry Paintings, contemporary landscapes, through October, 10 Library Dr., 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, "Sara Gray: Transitions," photography show, exhibit through Nov. 30, 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greenhut Galleries, "Standing in Place," new work by Mary Bourke, exhibit through Oct. 29; "Northeast x Southwest," exhibit Nov. 3-26, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.
The Green Hand Bookshop, "Fuzzy Allotropes 2," drawings by Michael Connor, exhibit through October; "Addicted to Love," opening Nov. 4, 5-8 p.m., exhibit through Nov. 31, 661 Congress St., Portland, 450-6695.
Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5948.
Heron Point Gallery, "Piece by Piece: My journey through mosaics," opening Nov. 4, 5-8 p.m., through Nov. 27; 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, Fracturing the Burning Glass: Between Mirror and Meaning, with artists Gwenael Belanger, Susan Leopold, Daniel Rozin, and Alyson Shotz, 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, "Drawing the Line #8," drawings by Avy Clair, through Oct. 27, 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.
Lifeworks Chiropractic, artwork by Mark Nutt, Foreside Place, 202 U.S. Route 1, Suite 100, Falmouth, 781-7911, call for viewing times.
The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Pond Cove Shopping Plaza, Cape Elizabeth, ariatuki.com.
Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Color My World: An interactive art exhibit, Long Island, Maggie Carle, email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Maine Potters Market, “Now we’re cooking!” fine pottery by Jacqueline Hickey, through Oct. 30, 376 Fore St., Portland, Anne Samson, 774-1633.
Maine Roaster's Coffee, photo exhibit by Cathi Mavodones, through Oct. 31, U.S. 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.
Mercy Yarmouth, “Reflections of Joy” exhibit by Margareta “Meta” McDonald, through fall, open to public from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., 385 Route 1, Yarmouth.
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, “Entropy in Maine: Photographs by Jonathan Rundell," exhibit through Oct. 28, 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.
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, email@example.com.
Portland Public Library, AIGA Maine annual exhibit, "Good Design is Good Business: The Elements of Branding," through Dec. 30, Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.
Rabelais, 86 Middle St., Portland, 774-1044, RabelaisBooks.com.
Radiant Light Gallery, Thom Adams fine art and documentary photography, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.
Richard Boyd Pottery Art Gallery,"Diversity," group exhibit through Oct. 30; "Perspective," Nov. 4-27; 5 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097, richardboydpottery.com.
Rise Photography, "New Moon," work by Meghan Donahue, Matthew Robbins photography, Alicia Allen jewelry, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204, risephotography.com.
Rose Contemporary, "intimate abstraction," artists Judith Allen-Efstathiou, James Chute, Clink Fulkerson, Jessica Gandolf, Bridget Jones, Tanja Kunz, Bridget Spaeth, Ling-wen Tsai, and Henry Wolyniec, through Oct. 29, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700, rosecontemporary.com.
The Royal Bean Cafe, Main St., Yarmouth, 829-5082.
Running with Scissors Gallery, recent works by Christopher Graham, through Oct. 30, 54 Cove St., Portland, 699-4242.
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, "Two From the Biennial: Clint Fulkerson and Jon Edwards," and solo exhibition by Kate Russo, "New Paintings," 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.
Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, "Celebrate Women Artists in Maine," featuring Jill Hoy and Anne Ireland, 20+ artists, Thos. Moser fall art show, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St., Portland, whitneyartworks.com, 780-0700, whitneyartworks.com.
The wonderful gallery/FINE ART, "Everything is Illuminated," new paintings by Janice Moore, 152 Main St., Freeport, 865-6077, thewonderfulgallery.com.
Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery, 336 Main St. Yarmouth, 846-7777; second location, 720 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, yarmouthframeshopandgallery.com.
3Fish Gallery, "Davidson and Daughters Revisited," opening 5-8 p.m., Nov. 4, through Dec. 2, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.
317 Main Street, Anne Ritchie Photographs, 12-6 p.m. weekdays, through Nov. 11, Yarmouth, 846-6264.
Dress-up Halloween Bash, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Maine, $9, 828-1234 ext. 231
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, "Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine," and "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+, 157 Spring St., Portland, portlandfiremuseum.com.
Portland Harbor Museum, Southern Maine Community College, Fort Road, South Portland, 799-6337, portlandharbormuseum.org.
Portland Museum of Art, The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Maine, on view through Jan. 29, 2012; 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, Seven 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, U.S. Route 26, New Gloucester, 926-4597, shaker.lib.me.us.
Skyline Farm Carriage and Sleigh Museum, by appointment, free/donations accepted, 95 The Lane, Yarmouth, skylinefarm.org, 793-8569.
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, SMCC campus, off Fort Road, South Portland, springpointlight.org, 799-6337.
Victoria Mansion, self-guided tours, 109 Danforth St., Portland, 772-4841, victoriamansion.org.
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.
Long Time Courting CD Release Party, 7:30 p.m., tickets $12 advance, $15 door, St. Lawrence Arts.
Paul Dunton Quintet, 7 p.m., tickets $10 advance, $12 door, St. Lawrence Arts.
Gay Pearson, 12:15 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St. Free. FMI 775-3356
KinderKonzerts presents "Peter and the Wolf," 9:30 a.m., Brunswick High School, full schedule at portlandsymphony.org, 773-6128.
Liz Longley & Seth Glier, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, $12 advance, $15 door, FMI 7611757
Free music at Bayside Bowl, Jon Nolan & the Working Girls, the Molens, Splendora Colt, 8:30 p.m., Bayside Bowl, Portland.
Further featuring Bob Weir & Phil Lesh, doors open 5:30 p.m., Cumberland County Civic Center, tickets $40, ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000 or at the box office.
Matt Wallace Benefit Show, 9 p.m., The Big Easy, 21+, $10 suggested donation at door. Proceeds go to Matt Walla benefit fund.
Shape Note Singing, 1-4 p.m. The New Church, 302 Stevents Ave., 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 email@example.com.
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.
House Bluegrass, 9 p.m. Mondays, no cover, Empire Dine & Dance, 575 Congress 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
Little Theater for the Deaf, 4 p.m., tickets $8, Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, USM Portland, 780-5957.
Mayo St. Arts Haunted House & Costume Ball, 7-11 p.m., $10/door, Mayo St. Arts.
"August: Osage County," Nov. 2-20, Wed./Thu. 7 p.m. $20, Fri. ($25)/Sat. ($30) 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. $30, St. Lawrence Arts, reservations and info 885-5883.
"Fieldwork:" Dance and Storytelling with Lida Winfield & Ellen Smith Ahern, Workshop Nov. 3-4, 8 p.m., performance Nov. 4-5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., tickets $12 performance, $40 workshop, Lucid Stage, FMI 899-3993.
"A Fate Worse Than Death:" or Adrift of Life's Sea! Nov. 3-5, Cape Elizabeth Middle School, Nov. 3, 2:30 p.m.; Nov. 4, 7 p.m., Nov. 5, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., admission $3 students, $5 adults, FMI 799-8176.
"Get Smart," Fri./Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m., suggested $12 admission, The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick.
Raqs Afire Belly Dance Gala Show, 8 p.m., Mayo St. Arts Center, tickets $10 advance, $12 door, kids under 10 free.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, U.S. Route 115, North Yarmouth, 233-4325, email@example.com or 318-8746, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com.
"A Midsummer Night's Dream," auditions for adult actors (over 18), 6-9 p.m., to schedule call 729-8584, prepare a two minute monologue, The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick.
"Love Hate Love," 7:30 p.m., Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall, Bowdoin College, free.
The Dreamland Theater film series on second and fourth Thursdays, Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath, 6 p.m., free/$5 suggested donation, presented by Sagadahoc Preservation Inc., film listings at sagadahocpreservation.org.
"The World Around Us," Nov. 1-25, Gallery Framing, Brunswick, 729-9108.
"Wearable Art," Nov. 1-30, Marking Gallery, Front St., Bath, 443-1499.
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, "Her Mark," 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242, curtislibrary.com.
The Eleven Pleasant Street Gallery, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gallery Framing, "The World Around Us," Nov. 1-25, 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, email@example.com, 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, “A Colorful Palette” paintings by Annette Kearney, Heidi Daub, Ann Sklar, Liz Messler, and Natasha Kempers-Cullen; and “Delicious Wool, Local Color” Seacolor yarns and Maine Blanket by Nanne Kennedy, both exhibits through Oct. 31; "Wearable Art," Nov. 1-30; 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, "Totems of Land and Sea," by watercolorist and Asian brush painter, Jean Kigel, 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.
Nor'easters Parade of Harmony, 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Brunswick, costumes encouraged, tickets, $25, at Now You're Cooking, Bath or Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick, limited seating, FMI, Charlie 353-2464.
The Bob Band, 7:30 p.m., Frontier Cafe, Brunswick, tickets $8 advance, $10 door, FMI 725-5222.
Oratorio Chorale Open rehearsal, 6-9 p.m., Mid Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, Rachael Bairstow 329-5708.
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, "Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," exhibition through Dec. 6, 2011, 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.
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.
"Doll House," 8 p.m., Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, Bowdoin College. Free.
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 sage.squaredanceme.us.