2011-11-30 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Wed/30
MISCELLANEOUS
LEGO FUN, for ages 5-11, 3:30-5
p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23
Pleasant St., Brunswick; kids@curtislibrary.com.
LEGO LEAGUE, for ages 7 and older,
3:30-4:15 p.m., Patten Free Library,
33 Summer St., Bath; ages 6 and
older; bring own Legos and snack;
led by Matt Boyle; 443-5141 x17.
PERFORMANCES
AFRO-LATIN AMERICAN ENSEMBLE,
7:30 p.m., Studzinski Recital Hall,
Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free;
798-4141.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
MAINE’S MUSEUMS: Art, Oddities
and Artifacts, by Janet Mendelshon,
noon, Maine Maritime Museum,
Washington St., Bath; free; register
443-1316 or www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org.
9TH ANNUAL EVENING FOR THE
ENVIRONMENT, 5-7:30 p.m., Abromson Center, University of Southern
Maine, 88 Bedford St., Portland; $25;
panel discussion; 620-8811 or
www.MaineConser vation.org/evening.
AFGHANISTAN SAMSORYA, by Mariiam Raqib, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial
Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;
sponsored by American Association
of University Women.
MEET LOU URENECK, author of
“Cabin — Two Brothers, A Dream
and Five Acres in Maine,” 7 p.m.,
Freeport Community Library.
ARCTIC SPIRIT: Inuit Artists and

their Communities, by Ingo Hessel,
7 p.m., Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin
College, Brunswick; free; 725-3062.
Thu/1
MISCELLANEOUS
MEDICARE PART D CLINIC, call for
appointment to help with enrollment,
Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St.,
Topsham; 729-0475.
SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER to
beneft Brunswick Downtown Association, 5-7 p.m., Curtis Memorial
Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick;
hors d’oeuvres; 729-4439 or
www.BrunswickDowntown.com.
PERFORMANCES
NOONDAY CONCERTS, featuring
Richard Roberts, pianist, 12:15
p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St.,
Portland; free; Portland Conservatory of Music 775-3356.
HOLIDAY A CAPELLA GROUPS, featuring festive songs by Ursus Verses
and Bella Mafia, 12:30 p.m., Moulton Union, Bowdoin College,
Brunswick; free; 725-3253.
BROADWAY AT GOOD THEATER, featuring Kevin Earley and cast of 17
singers, 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts
Center, 76 Congress St., Portland;
$25; 885-5883 or www.GoodTheater.com. Also Friday-Sunday, call
for prices and times.
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, a American
Irish Repertory Ensemble, 7:30
p.m., Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd.,
Portland; $18, $12 under 12; 799-
5327 or www.airetheater.com. Also
Friday-Sunday, call for prices and

times.
USM JAZZ ENSEMBLES, 7:30 p.m.,
Corthell Concert Hall, University of
Southern Maine of Music, Gorham;
$6, $3 seniors/students/children;
780-5555 or www.USM.Maine.edu.
DAPONTE STRING QUARTET: Death
in Venice, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s
Episcopal Church, 200 Main St.,
Thomaston; $22, $18 seniors,
under 21 free; www.DaPonte.org.
DECEMBER DANCE CONCERT, 8
p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free tickets
required; 725-3375.
OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8 p.m.-midnight,
Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon;
hosted by Charlie Wing and the band
Tripolar; cwing9877@gmail.com.
PUBLIC MEALS
REGION 10 CAFÉ, run by students,
noon-1 p.m., Region 10 Technical
High School, 68 Church Road,
Brunswick; 3-course meal $7; reservations encouraged 729-6622.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
EMAIL FOR EVERYONE, by Jack Hudson, 10-11 a.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union St., Brunswick; free;
register 729-0757.
AUDIO BOOKS, MP3 PLAYERS AND
IPODS, by Melissa Orth, noon-1:45
p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union St.,
Brunswick; free; register 729-0757.
HOLIDAY AND NOTE CARD RECRAFTING, with Connie Bailey, 1-3
p.m., People Plus Center, 35 Union
St., Brunswick; bring in old greeting
cards, pictures, photos, ribbons, etc.;
$5 donation; register 729-0757.
CHINESE POLITICS, ARCHAEOLOGY
AND WORLD CULTUREAL HERITAGE, by Magnus Fiskesjö, 4:30
p.m., Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin
College, Brunswick; free; 725-3064.
Fri/2
MISCELLANEOUS
HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND WREATH
SALE, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Mid Coast Hospital, 123 Medical Center Drive,
Brunswick; 373-6015.
MODEL RAILROAD CELEBRATION, 9
a.m.-4 p.m., Maine State Museum,
Augusta; free admission; 287-6608
or www.MaineStateMuseum.org.
Also Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
HOLIDAY ARTFEST AND RAFFLE to
benefit Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 10 a.m.-
8 p.m., Art Guild Gallery, 140 Main
St., Freeport; 865-5413.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m.-4
p.m., Maine Fiberarts, 13 Main St.,
Topsham; 721-0678 or www.Maine-
Fiberarts.org. Also Saturday and
Sunday.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW OPEN
HOUSE, 4-8 p.m., 312 Millay Road,
Bowdoinham; Linda Estabrook 666-
8004.
HOLLY JOLLY FAIR, 5-8 p.m., First
Parish Church, 40 Main St.,
Freeport; aconner@myfairpoint.net.
Also on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4
p.m.
DOWNTOWN MOVES UP — Holiday
Art Exhibit and Sale, 5-9 p.m., Lincoln Building, 98 Maine St.,
Brunswick; live music, food, refreshments; 607-2569 or www.FiveRiversArtsAlliance.org.
FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK, 5-9 p.m.,

exhibit by Bowdin College students
at 643 Congress St., Portland; 725-
3264.
DINNER AND A MOVIE NIGHT, 5:30-
8:30 p.m., High St., Fisher-Mitchell
School, Bath; for children in Bath
elementary schools; parents drop of
kids to watch movie and have light
refreshments (punch and popcorn,
25 cents each) while they go to dinner; $3 per student, but no
preschoolers; 837-8061.
BOWDOINHAM GUILD OF ARTISANS
holiday sale and show, 6-8 p.m.,
Bowdoinham Town Hall; live music.
Also Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
PERFORMANCES
FESTIVE HOLIDAY MUSIC by 6 a
capella groups, 7 p.m., Moulton
Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick;
free; 725-3375.
THE NUTCRACKER, a production of
Maine State Ballet, 7 p.m., Merrill
Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland;
$15-$55; 842-0800 or www.Port-
Tix.com. Also Saturday 2 and 7
p.m., and Sunday 2 p.m.
PIANISTS GEORGE LOPEZ AND
JOHN SOLOMONS, 7:30 p.m.,
Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free; 798-4141.
THE WFCP HOME TIME RADIO
HOUR 2011, a Freeport Players production, 7:30 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts Center, Holbrook St.;
$10 advance, $15 at door;
www.fcponline.org. Also Saturday
7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.
PORTLAND PLAYBACK THEATER
improvisational performance: Holidays from Heaven and Hell, 7:30
p.m., CTN5, next to MECA, 516 Congress Ave.; $5; 671-9481 or
www.PortlandPlayback.com.
DECEMBER DANCE CONCERT, 8
p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free tickets
required; 725-3375.
WHITE CHRISTMAS, 8 p.m., The
Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road,
South Portland; $15-$20; www.PortlandPlayers.org. Also Saturday and
Sunday.
PUBLIC MEALS
ALL-YOU-CAN EAT FISH FRY, 5:30-7
p.m., AMVET Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road, Route 136, Durham;
haddock (fried, baked, chowder),
mashed potato, gravy, french fries
and onion rings, potato salad,
coleslaw, desserts; $10, $5 children under 7, children’s menu available; 713-7711.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
HORROR AFTER 9/11: World of
Fear, Cinema of Terror, 4 p.m., Moulton Union, Bowdoin College,
Brunswick; free; 725-3552.
Sat/3
MISCELLANEOUS
BAKE, CRAFT AND YARD SALE, 8
a.m.-noon, Bowdoinham Masonic
Hall; 666-3922.
ANNUAL TREE, WREATH AND POINSETTIA SALE to Benefit Brunswick
Junior High and Brunswick High
schools Music Boosters, 8 a.m.-
noon; BJHS, 65 Columbia Ave.;
music by band and chorus students;
Lisa 725-9436.

HOLIDAY ART CELEBRATION, 8:30
a.m.-3:30 p.m., Georgetown; Lea
Peterson 371-2015.
5TH ANNUAL CORNERSTONE CRAFT
FAIR, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Cornerstone
Baptist Church, 771 Lewiston Road,
Topsham; 751-3416.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FAIR, 9 a,.m.-
2 p.m., Bath United Church of Christ
Congregational, 150 Congress Ave.;
luncheon 11 a.m.; 442-0420.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW OPEN
HOUSE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 312 Millay
Road, Bowdoinham; Linda Estabrook
666-8004.
CHRISTMAS TREE SALE, 9 a.m.-7
p.m., Dairy Maid in Lisbon Falls and
Dairy Queen in Topsham; benefits Lisbon/ Mt. Ararat hockey program; $30,
delivery available; Renee Bernard
353-3030 x2003 or rbernard@lisbonschoolsme.org. Also on Sunday.
VISIT FROM SANTA, 9 a.m.-noon,
Skolfield-Whittier House, 161 Park
Road, Brunswick; bring cameras;
free; 729-6606.
CRAFT FAIR, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Woodlawn Towers, 30 Water St.,
Brunswick; Alice Groves 725-5830.
40TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CRAFT
FAIR AND CAFE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,
West Bath School. 126 New Meadows Road; Deb Bruce 504-4603.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, 9 a.m.-noon,
Yarmouth Historical Society, Old
Ledge Schoolhouse, 121 West Main
St.; 846-6259.
HOLIDAY WREATH SALE, 9 a.m.-2
p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 7
Middle St. parking area, Brunswick.
SNOWFLAKE CHRISTMAS FAIR, 9
a.m.-2 p.m., American Legion, 200
Congress Ave., Bath; food served;
380-5104.
38TH ANNUAL ST. JOHN’S CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,
Parish Hall, 37 Pleasant St.,
Brunswick; Nancy Swinton 751-3022.
AUXILIARY CHRISTMAS CRAFT
FAIR and lobster luncheon, 9 a.m.-2
p.m., Cundy’s Harbor Community
Hall, Harpswell; cundysharborgirl@
sbcglobal.net.
HOLIDAYS IN HARPSWELL, 10 a.m.-
4 p.m., sponsored by Harpswell Art
adn Craft Guild; includes 24 studios,
shops, galleries and eateries;
brochures with maps available at
Brunswick Visitors Center; 833-
6081 or 833-7303; www.cooslobster.com. Also on Sunday.
BRADBURY MOUNTAIN ARTS 13TH
ANNUAL HOLIDAY ART SHOW and
sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mallet Hall,
Pownal Center; 688-4744. Also on
Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
DOWNTOWN MOVES UP — Holiday
Art Exhibit and Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Lincoln Building, 98 Maine St.,
Brunswick; live music, food, refreshments; 607-2569 or www.FiveRiversArtsAlliance.org.
SHOP TIL U DROP CRAFT FAIR, 10
a.m.-2 p.m., Woolwich Central
School temporary location, 39
Andrews Road, Bath; 443-9739.
THE NIGHT TREE, inspired by Eve
Bunting’s “The Night Tree” book, 10
a.m.-2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm,
Freeport; will read story each hour
and then make edible decorations
for the local wildlife; $5 per child;
preregister 865-4469 or www.
WolfesNeckFarm.org/night-tree.
HOLIDAY ARTFEST AND RAFFLE to
benefit Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 10 a.m.-
8 p.m., Art Guild Gallery, 140 Main
St., Freeport; 865-5413. Also Sunday

10 a.m.-6 p.m.
DECEMBER OPEN STUDIO, 10 a.m.-
6 p.m., Evelyn Dunphy Studio, 596
Foster Point Road, West Bath; 443-
5045. Also Sunday from 2-6 p.m.
MEET SLED DOGS AND LEARN
ABOUT DOGSLEDDING, 10:30-
11:30 a.m., Curtis Memorial Library,
23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; sponsored by Cornerstones of Science;
www.CurtisLibrary.com/kids.
ADVENT VIGIL FOR DISARMAMENT,
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., across the
street from Bath Iron Works’ administration building, Washington St.,
Bath; Smilin’ Tree Disarmament
Farm 763-4062.
ANNUAL DECK THE STALLS OPEN
HOUSE, noon-3 p.m., Triple J Farm,
1567 Augusta Road, Bowdoin; visit
from Portland Pirates mascot Crackers; 666-3097 or www.TripleJHorse-
Farm.net.
CONTRADANCE, featuring Frigate
with Kim Roberts calling, 8 p.m., Falmouth Congregational Church Hall,
267 Falmouth Road; bring nonstreet
shoes to dance; 7:15 p.m., dance
instruction-review; dessert potluck
at 9:45 p.m.; $10, $7 students
under 21, $5 ages 5-12, under 5
free; 358-9354.
PERFORMANCES
BOWDOIN COLLEGE CHAMBER
CHOIR, performing works from U.S.,
Hungary and Austria, 2:30 p.m.,
Bowdoin College Chapel, Brunswick;
free; 798-4141. Also Sunday.
PIONEER CONSORT, holiday music,
7:30 p.m., Chocolate Church Arts
Center, 798 Washington St., Bath;
$17 advance, $20 at door; 442-8455
or www.ChocolateChurchArts.org.
DAPONTE STRING QUARTET: Death
in Venice, 7:30 p.m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta; $22, $18
seniors, under 21 free;
www.DaPonte.org.
JUST US ENTERTAINERS CHRISTMAS
SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Franco Center, 46
Cedar St., Lewiston; $10, $5 12 and
under; 689-2000 or www.FrancoCenter.org. Also Sunday at 2 p.m.
DECEMBER DANCE CONCERT, 8
p.m., Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; free tickets
required; 725-3375.
USM COMPOSERS ENSEMBLE, 8
p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, University of Southern Maine of Music,
Gorham; free; 780-5555 or
www.USM.Maine.edu/music.
PUBLIC MEALS
SPAGHETTI DINNER, 4:30-6:30 p.m.,
Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84
Main St., Topsham; $6, $3 children;
sponsored by Cub Scout Pack 646;
Dana 319-6845.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
BOOK SIGNING with Dahlov Ipcar,
author of “Dahlov Ipcar’s Wild Animal
Alphabet” board book, 10 a.m.-noon,
Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay
Point Road; 371-9200 or
www.GeorgetownHistoricalSociety.org.
FROM A FALL AND WINTER GARDEN craft program, with Bonnie
Studdiford, 10:30 a.m., Patten Free
Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; free;
signup 443-5141 x12 or www.patten. lib.me.us.
MAKE FESTIVE HOLIDAY GREENS, 1-
4 p.m., Coastal Maine Botanical
Gardens, Barter’s Island Road,
Boothbay; $37, $30 members; 633-
4333 or www.MaineGardens.org.
USM OPERA WORKSHOP, led by
Ellen Chickering, 8 p.m., Corthell
Concert Hall, University of Southern
Maine of Music, Gorham; $6, $3
seniors/students/children; 780-
5555 or www.USM.Maine.edu/
music.

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