2011-12-01 / Et Cetera

CALENDAR

Thu/1
MISCELLANEOUS
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
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 times and prices.
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 times and prices.
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.
TALKS-WORKSHOPS
HOLIDAY AND NOTE CARD RE-CRAFTING, 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.MaineFiberarts.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
FESTIVEHOLIDAYMUSICby6acapella 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.PortTix.com. Also Saturday-Sunday. Call for times and prices.
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-Sunday. Call for times.
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.Portland-
Playback.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-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
BLOOD DRIVE
AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,
Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or
1-800-RED-CROSS.
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 instructionreview; 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.

Sun/4

MISCELLANEOUS DOWNTOWN MOVES UP — Holiday Art

Exhibit and Sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Lincoln Building, 98 Maine St.,

Brunswick; live music, food, refreshments; 607-2569 or www.FiveRiversArtsAlliance.org. STEAMER DIG, 12:30 p.m., Wolfe’s

Neck Woods State Park, 426 Wolf

Neck Road, Freeport; meet by bench at second parking lot; bring high boots and clam hoe or spading fork; park entry $1 ages 5-11, $3 ages 12-64, free under 5 and over 65; 865-4465.

PERFORMANCES THE KOELKER MARTELLE BAND presents: Behold The Lamb of God — The

True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ;

10 a.m., North Harbor Community

Church, Orion Center, Mt. Ararat Middle School; free. TIDBITS FIDDLE ‘N’ FARM CONCERTS, by Hope Hoffman, 2-2:45 p.m., Merrymeeting Arts Center,9 Main St., Bowdoinham; free farm fresh snacks; young children welcome; free, but suggested $5 donation to Maine Farmland

Trust; 332-3459 or www.HopeHoffman.org or www.FreeGrange.org. BOWDOIN COLLEGE CHAMBER

CHOIR, performing works from U.S.,

Hungary and Austria, 2:30 p.m., Bowdoin College Chapel, Brunswick; free;

798-4141. DAPONTE STRING QUARTET: Death in

Venice, 3 p.m., Mid-Coast Presbyterian

Church, 84 Main St., Topsham; $22,

$18 seniors, under 21 free; www.DaPonte.org. 19TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF LESSONS

AND CAROLS, 2:45 p.m., St. John the

Baptist Catholic Church, 39 Pleasant

St., Brunswick; featuring choirs from 8 local churches and The Parish Ringers;

$8 suggested donation; 729-7331. SPINDLEWORKS PUBLISHING PARTY, book signing and poetry reading, 4-

5:30 p.m., Gulf of Maine Books, 134

Maine St., Brunswck; www.Spindleworks.org. USM GRADUATE SHOWCASE, 5 p.m.,

Corthell Concert Hall, University of

Southern Maine of Music, Gorham; free;

780-5555 or www.USM.Maine.edu.

PUBLIC MEALS BREAKFAST BUFFET, 7-10 a.m.,

Phippsburg Sportsman’s Association,

209 Maine Road; $7, ages 12 and under free; 443-9426 or 386-1063. BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, 8 a.m.-

10:30 a.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St.; pancakes, sausage, eggs, homefries; benefits Freeport

Child Care Services; $5; juliefraser@fcsmaine.org.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS BOOK SIGNING by Linda Greenlaw, author of “Sea-Worthy” and “The

Maine Summers Cookbook,” 1-3 p.m.,

Lisa-Marie’s Made In Maine Inc., 170

Front St., Bath; 443-2225.

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