Bangor Daily News
August 24 - 31, 2000
Categories of events: Art, Auditions, Books, Call for Entries, Children, Classes, Community, Dance, Fairs, Film, Fundraising, Lectures, Meals, Museums, Music, Outdoors, Poetry, Singles, and Theater.
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BANGOR Photography of Marc McCall, through August, Borders. 990-3300.
BANGOR "The Metaphysical Id: Expressionistic Surrealism," through Sept. 2, Clark House Gallery, 128 Hammond St. 942-9162.
BAR HARBOR Paintings of gardens, nudes and landscapes by Richard Gibney, Aug. 24-Sept. 6, The Birdsnest Gallery. 288-4054.
BAR HARBOR "Henry Finkelstein: Oils," paintings of Great Cranberry Island and France, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. through Aug. 26, Thorndike Library.
BAR HARBOR "Under Sail: Marine Paintings from Private Collections," through Sept. 9, Ethel H. Blum Gallery. 288-5015.
BELFAST Paintings and photographs, Aug. 25-Sept. 23; reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, NTWH Gallery, 70 Main St.
BELFAST Works by Maine artists, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, The Working Art Gallery. 338-4820.
BLUE HILL Work by Hannah Burr, Lydia Cassatt, Jaque Rochester, Cynthia Stroud and Jim Zasoski, through Sept. 7, The Leighton Gallery. 374-5001.
BRUNSWICK "The Other Side of Bernard Langlais: Paintings 1948-1958"; "Marguerite Robichaux Watercolors: Along Route 27," through Sept. 4, OFarrell Gallery. 729-8228.
BRUNSWICK New paintings by Rudolph de Harak, through Sept. 2, Icon Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St. 725-8157.
BRUNSWICK "Littoral Abstractions," drawings by Emily Nelligan, through Sept. 3; "A Selection of Seascapes by Barbara Cooney," through Sept. 3, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Walker Art Building. 725-3275.
CAMDEN Watercolors by David Dewey and Paul Rickert, Aug. 24-Sept. 19; reception, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 24; still-lifes and landscapes by Mitch Billis, through Sept. 5, Gleason Fine Art Gallery. 236-6618.
CASTINE "On The Beach," through Aug. 31, McGrath Dunham Gallery. 326-9175.
CASTINE "Allusions and Transformations," by Barton Sholod, 2-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment, Wilson Museum. 326-8545.
DAMARISCOTTA Maude Olsen exhibit, all items for sale, through Aug. 25, Miles Memorial Hospital.
DAMARISCOTTA "Cosmic Reasonings: What Has to be Done," works by William Barriss Martin, Sept. 1-26; reception, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 1; "The Art Spirit of Today," open discussion with Robert Henri, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Round Top Center for the Arts. 563-1507.
DEER ISLE Contemporary wood-fired ceramics, through Aug. 26, Blue Heron Gallery. 348-2940.
DEER ISLE Volunteers Art Show featuring paintings, photography, collages, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Sept. 9, 6 Dow Road. 367-5035.
DEER ISLE Slide show of Haystack teaching assistants artwork, 8 p.m. Aug. 28; presentation of facultys artwork, 8 p.m. Aug. 29, Gateway building. 348-2306.
EASTPORT Jo-anne Houlsen, through Aug. 31, Eastport Gallery. 853-4166.
ELLSWORTH Black-and-white drawings by the Union of Maine Visual Artists, through Sept. 5, Ellsworth Public Library. 667-5809.
ELLSWORTH Steadman Fountain Exhibit: "Day by Day Life and Scenes of Coastal Maine" Sept. 5-Oct. 2, Ellsworth Public Library. 667-6363.
FAIRFIELD Works of 15 artists, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Thursday; 4-9 p.m. Wednesday; other times by appointment, Judys Art Gallery, 134 Main St. 453-2880.
HINCKLEY Animals in art by Maine artists, through Oct. 2, L.C. Bates Museum. 238-4250.
KINGFIELD Impressionistic lightgraphs by Ramona du Houx, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through summer, Maxey Studios.
LEE "Maine Man" collages by Lorna Cyr, 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, Lee Historical Society Museum. 738-5014.
LINCOLNVILLE Bronze sculpture, "Little Rascals," through August, Maines Massachusetts House. 789-5705.
MACHIAS "Ten Years on the Barrens," photography exhibit by David Stess, through Sept. 29, UMM art galleries. 255-1401.
MILBRIDGE Paintings by Charlotte Whitney Stevens, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, through August, Milbridge Historical Museum. Free.
NORTHEAST HARBOR Year 2000 Invitational Reception, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, A.J. Bueche Fine Art. 276-9890.
ORONO "Jump Into It (water as muse)," exhibit of 58 artists, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Oct. 21, UM Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall. 581-3255.
PEMAQUID POINT Works by Darcy J. Lenzgrinden, Sue Nies Heil, and Laura Sweeney, through Aug. 25, Saltwater Artists Gallery, Rt. 131.
PORTLAND New paintings by Dozier Bell; "Matt Barters Slide Show," through Aug. 26, June Fitzpatrick Gallery. 772-1961.
PORTLAND "Translation, Seduction and Displacement," South African photographic art, through Oct. 26, ICA, Maine College of Art. 775-5098.
PORTLAND Maritime art from the permanent collection, through Aug. 27; Alberto Giacometti, through Sept. 4; "Precious Time," by N.C. Wyeth, through Oct. 15, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148.
PORTLAND Work of Paul Brahms, Michael Libby and Jim Merrill, through Sept. 16; "Face, Fašade and Portal," by Rachael Eastman, Sept. 19-Oct. 14; reception, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 22, Hay Gallery. 773-2513.
ROCKLAND Paintings by Larry Horowitz, James Linehan, Elizabeth Scott OHaverty, through Oct. 21, The Gallery, 357 Main St. 596-0084.
ROCKLAND "Depth of Field: Selected Maine Photographers," through Sept. 23, Elements Gallery. 596-6010. www.elementsgallery.com.
ROCKLAND New work in cliche verre by Maggie Foskett; oil and oil pastel on panel by Antonia Munroe, through Sept. 16, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. 594-5935.
ROCKLAND "On Island: A Century of Continuity and Change," through Oct. 15; "One Nation: Patriots and Pirates," by N.C. Wyeth and James Wyeth, through Dec. 31, Farnsworth Art Museum. 596-6457 Ext. 107.
ROCKPORT Internet Art Association exhibit, featuring Web sites and booklet. 236-4936 or e-mail info@FindArts.com.
ROCKPORT "Photographing Maine: Part One (1950-2000)," through Oct. 1, Maine Coast Artists, 162 Russell Ave. 236-2875. www.artsmaine.org.
ROUND POND "Quotes-Omega: The History of the Mystery" exhibit featuring Phyllis Lucina and Lily Mayer, Aug. 26-Oct. 1; reception 1-5 p.m. Aug. 26, The Library Art Studio. 529-4210.
STONINGTON Black-and-white photographs by Jack Montgomery, portraits by Susan Whitehouse, through Aug. 31; prints by Gilbert Welch and oil paintings by Lorraine Lans, Sept. 1-Oct. 9, Art Gallery at the Clown.
WASHINGTON Monotypes by Phyllis Janto, through Sept. 5, Gibbs Library. 845-2663.
WASHINGTON VILLAGE "Ornament," ceramics, wood, glass and fiber, through Sept. 10, Downtown Gallery. 845-2201.
WATERVILLE "Circles," by John Bozin, Sept. 3-Oct. 1, Rail Road Cinema Gallery. 873-6326.
WATERVILLE Traveling exhibit: "Modernism & Abstraction: Treasures from the Smithsonian," 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Oct. 15, Colby College Museum of Art. 872-3228.
WINTHROP Potters House Gallery and Working Studio, featuring stoneware dinner settings, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. 377-4290.
No entries this week.
BANGOR Book signing and reading of "A Good Read" by Maine PBS series authors, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24, Borders. 990-3300.
BANGOR Reading of "The Path of the Masters," by Julian Johnson, 3 p.m. Aug. 27, 126 Union St. 368-5866.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
No entries this week.
ALLAGASH "Precious Memories," requesting activities and events for terminally ill children, Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce. 398-3388 or 398-3159.
AUGUSTA Kids Craft Crew, 10 a.m. Monday; story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday; Pajamarama, 7 p.m. Friday, Barnes & Noble, 9 Market Place Drive. 621-0038.
AUGUSTA Apprentice and Dame summer school programs for kids ages 4-7 and 8-14, 10:30 a.m.-noon Fridays, through Aug. 25, Old Fort Western. 626-2385.
BANGOR Bangor Public Library summer reading program for children ages 2-14: "Lunch with the Librarian," noon Monday; story time, 10 a.m. Wednesday; "Mystery Thursday," 10 a.m. weekly; first aid, ages 5-8, 10 a.m. Friday, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336, Ext. 111.
BANGOR Open house at UCP Bangor Preschool, 10-11 a.m. Sept. 5, UCP, 700 Mount Hope Ave., Suite 320. 941-2885.
BRADFORD ABC Read-to-Me Story Hour, 9 a.m. Wednesday, John B. Curtis Public Library.
ELLSWORTH Story time, children 3 and up, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; toddlers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays; special story time: saxophone fun with Sherie Lee, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16, Riverview Room, Ellsworth Library. 667-6363.
FALMOUTH Buzzing Bees preschool discovery time, 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Gilsland Farm. 781-2330.
HAMPDEN Baby rhyme time, 10 a.m. Thursday; toddler time, 9:30 a.m. Thursday; preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 1 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, 269 Main Road North. 862-3550.
HINCKLEY Animals in art workshop, 1 p.m. Wednesday, during September, L.C. Bates Museum. 238-4250.
OLD TOWN Story hour, 3:30-4:15 p.m. every Tuesday, Old Town Public Library. 827-3972.
AUBURN Full scholarships available for commercial truck driving course this summer at Central Maine Technical College. Women, minorities and Aspire participants encouraged to apply. (800) 281-5259.
AUGUSTA Partners in Arts and Learning Grant Program for parents and superintendents, Maine Arts Commission. 287-2790.
BANGOR Watercolor lessons with Lisa Raven, 9 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday; introduction to drawing for children, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; intermediate youth watercolor, 5 p.m. Wednesday; introduction to art for children 4-6, 9:45 a.m. Saturday; anatomy and life drawing, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday; stress relief through art, 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. Monday; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Art Studios of Bangor, 31 Central St. 942-0869.
BANGOR Vegetarian cooking and healthful lifestyle classes, Heart and Home. 942-9201.
BANGOR NALS Legal training course, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 13-Jan. 17, Beal College. 947-0173.
BANGOR Weekly group fitness classes including martial arts, body conditioning, step aerobics, walking exercise and kick-boxing; fitness yoga, YMCA. 941-2815.
BANGOR Yoga for stress management with Barbara Lyon, many times and levels, River City Dance Center. 941-2344.
BLUE HILL Tuesday art series: "Colors to Dye For," Nancy Brill; "Rhythm: Now and Then, Here and There," Lynette Woods; swing dance, drawing, watercolor, oil painting classes by Mary Laury and Emily Fleisher, Blue Hill Summer Arts Camp. 374-2245.
BRUNSWICK Writing and publishing nonfiction works, by John Cole, 7-9 p.m. through Sept. 13, Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance. 729-6333.
CASTINE Yoga classes, 7-8:30 a.m. Friday, Emerson Hall. 326-7957.
MACHIAS UMM fall semester class registration, including new "After Dinner College." 255-1318 or (888) 468-6866.
MACHIAS Fall tai chi-chi gong courses, Dana McEacharn, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Room 14, Reynolds Athletic Center. 255-1223.
PORTLAND "Self-Publishing, Marketing and Distribution," 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 26, Portland Public Library. $75, MWPA members; $95, non-members. 729-6333.
WALDOBORO Open house, 2 p.m. Aug. 26, Downeast School of Massage. 832-5531.
BANGOR "Freedom Trashcan," in celebration of Womens Equality Day, 4-5 p.m. Aug. 26, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine. 947-5337 or 989-3306.
BANGOR Cascade Park celebration, Sept. 3; looking for crafters, food vendors and entertainers. 947-1018.
BANGOR Mall walkers community stretch, 7:15 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, Bangor Mall information desk.
BANGOR Chess club, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336.
BANGOR Rendez-vous Francais, 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesday of the month, Borders, 116 Bangor Mall Blvd. 990-3300 or 941-1670.
BANGOR Bangor Area Toastmasters Club, first and third Wednesday each month, Bangor YMCA. 234-2966 or 866-3640.
BANGOR Smokers Anonymous meetings, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Brown Conference Room, EMMC. 973-7088.
BANGOR Community walk, sponsored by EMMCs Community Wellness Service, 7:15 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, Bangor Mall center court. 973-7245 or 973-7106.
BLUE HILL Chess club, 1-2:30 p.m. Monday, Blue Hill Public Library loft. 374-5515.
BUCKSPORT Friends of Fort Knox Member Day and Craft Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 26, Fort Knox parade Ground. 469-6553.
DEER ISLE Haystack art auction, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Gateway building. 348-2306.
ELLSWORTH Caregiver support group for those caring for someone with memory loss or confusion, 10-10:30 a.m. fourth Friday of every month, Ellsworth Respite Center, Meadow View Apartments. 667-7034. ELLSWORTH Chess club, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Congregational church. 667-3507.
FLAMOUTH Fourth annual Maine Audubon Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 26-27, Gilsland Farm, Route 1. $2. 774-4804.
HANCOCK Auction, 10 a.m. Aug. 19; preview 9 a.m., Union Congregational Church. 422-3539.
HOULTON "North Country Cruisers Dry Run Car Show," 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 27, next to Irving "Big Stop," Route 1. 532-4233 or 532-6010 to register.
LEWISTON "Reflections: Busy Life, Peaceful Center, A Weekly Time of Rest for Body and Soul," 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Bates College Chapel. 786-8272.
ORONO Still Water Mindfulness Practice Center meetings, 6-7 a.m. Wednesdays. 866-4829 or 866-3244.
PRESQUE ISLE ENCORE plus breast cancer support group, 6:30 p.m. first Monday of each month, 277 Houlton Road. 764-6666.
SEARSPORT Colonel Freeman McGilvery Day and Civil War Reenactment, beginning 8 a.m. Sept. 2, Moseman Park. 548-6614.
SEARSPORT Rededication of stained glass windows and ice cream social, 1 p.m. Sept. 3, Harbor Church.
SURRY Chicken barbecue to benefit an Ellsworth man with a rare blood disease, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 27, Old Surry Fire House.
UNITY Crafters wanted for craft sale, Sept. 30, American Legion Hall. 948-2290 or 948-6398.
WINTER HARBOR Open and red pin bowling, 3-9 p.m. Saturday; 1-8 p.m. Sunday, Naval Security Group Activity Navy Base. 963-5534, Ext. 283.
APPLETON Camp dance with Clary Hill Band, 8 p.m. Aug. 26, Sennebec Lake Campground. Campers, $10 per couple; noncampers, $15 per couple.
AUGUSTA Dance with Steve and the Good Ole Boys, 8 p.m. Aug. 26; Dick Martineau and Flashback, 8 p.m. Sept. 2, Gardiner Singles Club, Augusta American Legion. 622-3997.
BANGOR Workshop for ages 9 and up with minimum one year prior ballet training, during August, Bangor Youth Ballet. Tap and jazz classes available. 945-3457.
BANGOR Beginner ballet class for home-schooled youth and beginner adults, 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, River City Dance Center. 942-1990.
BANGOR Swing and ballroom dance party, 7:30-11 p.m. Friday; lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Rex Marlin Dance Studio, 611 Hammond St. $5 per person includes lessons. 990-2777.
BANGOR Line dance classes, $1-$5: intermediate-advanced, 6-8 p.m. Monday; beginner-advanced, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, EMMC, Mason Auditorium. 973-7088.
BANGOR Line dance for health, 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Maine Veterans Home, Hogan Road. 945-9061.
BELFAST Tap dance classes: basic beginning, 10 a.m. Saturday; jazz dance, multilevel, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday; ballet, intermediate level, 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday; tap dance, beginners, 5-6 p.m. Friday; advanced beginners, 6-7 p.m. Friday, Belfast Dance Studio, 109 High St. Registration, 338-5380.
DEDHAM Ballroom and country tempos with Sammie Angel, 8-11:30 p.m. Aug. 25; potluck supper 6-8 p.m.; country and line dance with Mad Louie, 7-11 p.m. Aug. 26, Peaks Hill Lodge. $10. 843-7080.
EDDINGTON Dance lessons with Chuck and Sue McKay: swing and waltz, 1, 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; swing, 7 p.m. Sunday; swing and cha-cha, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Back Door Dance Studio. 843-5638.
FARMINGTON Swing and ballroom dance lessons, 6-7:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday, Dearborn Gymnasium lobby, UMF. 778-7050 or 873-9194.
NORTHPORT Northern Lites Band, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 26, Union Harvest Grange. $6. 338-5047.
ORONO Swing lessons by the Back Door Dance Studio, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Orono Community Center. 843-5638 or e-mail email@example.com.
ORONO Retro, swing and oldies dance, 8-11 p.m. Fridays; free lessons, 7-8 p.m., Orono Community Center. 843-5638.
WALDO Ballroom dance classes, 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Waldo Theatre. 832-6060.
FAIRS AND FESTIVALS
BLUE HILL 109th Blue Hill Fair, Aug. 13-Sept. 4. 374-3701.
COLUMBIA FALLS Blueberries and Books Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 9, Columbia Falls Library.
KENDUSKEAG Kenduskeag Days, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 26; noon Aug. 27. 884-7947.
SPRINGFIELD 150th Springfield Fair, Aug. 31-Sept. 4; headlined by Chely Wright, Sept. 1. 738-2165.
BANGOR Film viewing of "The Witness" and discussion, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 25, Unitarian Universalist Church. 667-1025.
MATTAWAMKEAG Open audition for local film to be shot in Maine, ages 8-13, 1-5 p.m. Aug. 30, Mattawamkeag municipal building. 827-1164.
PORTLAND "The Buena Vista Social Club," 9 p.m. Sept. 7, Congress Square. Free. 772-9012.
No entries this week.
DEER ISLE Cynthia Schira and Michael Hurwitz, 8 p.m. Aug. 24, Haystacks Gateway building. 348-2306.
FARMINGTON "Transcendental Meditation," 7 p.m. Aug. 25, office of Dr. Jeffrey Fuson. Free. 778-9652.
PITTSFIELD "Bless Me, Ultima," by Rudolfo A. Anaya, 7 p.m. Sept. 18, Pittsfield Public Library.
SEARSPORT "Women and Men at Sea: The Gender Debate Aboard the Hospital Ship Maine," by Dr. Richard Kahn, 3:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Penobscot Marine Museum. 548-2529.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR "A Himalayan Odyssey: In the Footsteps of the Sherpa Tenzing Norgay," by James VamVakias, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Claremont Hotel. 244-5036.
STEUBEN "Use of Natural Dyes by New Zealands Indigenous People, the Maoris," by Sonia Davis, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Eagle Hill, Humboldt Field Research Institute. 546-2821.
WATERVILLE "Transcendental Meditation," 7 p.m. Aug. 30, 246 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Suite 202. Free. 778-9652.
ABBOT Abbot Historical Society Museum, open 1-4 p.m. Sunday, former K of P Hall.
AUGUSTA Walking tours to Kennebec Arsenal, 2-3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, through August, Old Fort Western. 626-2385.
BANGOR HOSE 5 Fire Museum, antique fire apparatus, old photos and fire memorabilia, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, 247 State St.
BANGOR 1914 Steam-powered Lombard log hauling machine, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Aug. 25, Cole Land Transportation Museum, 405 Perry Road. 990-3600.
BANGOR Volunteers needed, all areas, Bangor Historical Society. 942-5766.
BANGOR "One Hundred Oddities From Bangors Attic," 12:30-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Thomas A. Hill Historic House Museum, 159 Union St. 942-5766.
BAR HARBOR Abbe Museum schedule, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through August. 288-3519.
BAR HARBOR Acadia National Park historic hiking trails exhibit, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, through Oct. 12, 2001, park headquarters.
BAR HARBOR Acadia National Park Islesford Historic Postcard exhibit, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily through Sept. 9, Islesford Historic Museum, Little Cranberry Island.
BAR HARBOR William Otis Sawtelle Collections and Research Center open by appointment year-round, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, park headquarters. 288-5463.
BRADLEY 100th anniversary of first steam Lombard operation, demonstration of steam and gas Lombard log haulers, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 26, Leonards Mills, Route 178. 581-2871.
BROOKSVILLE Annual Brooksville Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. Aug. 27, Brooksville Townhouse. 326-9194.
CARMEL Carmel Historical Society, open by appointment until further notice. 848-7468.
CARIBOU Caribou Historical Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through Sept. 4. 496-1741.
CARIBOU Caribou Historical Society Museum, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, through August. 498-2556.
CARIBOU Nylander Museum of Natural History, 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, through August. 493-4209.
CASTINE The Wilson Museum, anthropology and geology exhibits, 2-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 326-8545.
DEXTER Grist Mill Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Main Street. 924-5721.
EAST ORLAND Atlantic Salmon Museum, noon-3 p.m. through Sept. 4, Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery. 565-3350.
ELLSWORTH "Woodlawn," guided tours of Federal style Colonel Black Mansion, nature trails and gardens, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. $5, adults; $2, children. 667-8671.
FORT KENT Blockhouse, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Labor Day. Free. 834-3155.
FRENCHVILLE Railroad museum, free. 543-7301 for hours.
GREENVILLE Moosehead Historical Society guided tours of Victorian-era, Sheridan Historical House, Carriage House and Lumbermans Museum, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; reading and research rooms open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. 695-2909.
GUILFORD Guilford Historical Society Museum, noon-4 p.m. Thursday, and by appointment. 593-8394.
HINCKLEY Hands-on workshops for children, includes pond study, "School Days 1910," "Fossils are Fun to Collect" and "Owl Prowl," 10 a.m. Saturdays, L.C. Bates Museum. 75 cents. 238-4250. www.gwh.org.
HOULTON Aroostook Historical & Art Museum, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, through Sept. 1. 532-4216.
INDIAN ISLAND Penobscot Nation Museum, open noon-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 6 River Road. 827-4153.
ISLAND FALLS John E. and Walter D. Webb Museum of Vintage Fashion, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, through Oct. 5, Route 2. 463-2404.
LEE Lee Historical Society Museum summer hours: 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday. 738-5014.
LIBERTY Davistown Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 589-4900.
LIMESTONE Limestone-Caswell Historical Society Museum, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, through Labor Day. 325-4971.
LITTLETON Shaws Pastime Museum, by appointment. Free. 532-9452.
LIVERMORE American Indian storytelling and crafts, 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays; tours offered 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, through Labor Day, every weekend through Columbus Day, Norlands Living History Center.
MACHIAS Burnham Tavern Museum: Revolutionary War site, National Historic site and eastern Maines oldest building, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays through Sept. 29. 255-4432.
MACHIASPORT Gates House Museum, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through early September. 255-8557.
MAPLETON Old Mill School Museum, by appointment. 768-8371.
MAPLETON Haystack Historical Museum, open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 24. 764-1924.
MILBRIDGE Milbridge Historical Museum, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday and by appointment, through September. Admission is free. 546-7479.
MILLINOCKET Millinocket Town Museum open, call for appointment, municipal building, Main Street. 723-5766.
MONSON Monson Museum, open 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 997-3792.
OAKFIELD Railroad Station Museum, Bangor and Aroostook Railroad memorabilia, noon-4 p.m. Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday, I-95 Exit 60. 757-8575. www.ainop.com/users/oakfield.rr.
OLD TOWN Old Town Museum, 1-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, through September. 827-7256.
ORONO Page Farm and Home Museum, summer hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Free admission.
ORONO "Let us Remember the Old Mikmaq"; "Crooked Knives: Tools of the Trade," display of Native Indian knives, through Sept. 3, Hudson Museum, UM. 581-3756.
PATTEN Patten Lumbermans Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, through August. 528-2650.
PRESQUE ISLE Estey House Museum open for tours, 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays, through Aug. 31. 762-1151.
PRESQUE ISLE 1917 Country Schoolhouse, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 3, Niles Road. 764-6244.
PRESQUE ISLE Northern Maine Museum of Science, campus hours year-round, UMPI.
SEDGWICK Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, through August, and by appointment. 359-4447.
SKOWHEGAN "The Homes of Margaret Chase Smith," 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Margaret Chase Smith Library, 54 Norridgewock Ave. 474-7133.
SOUTH BERWICK Old Berwick Historical Society summer hours: 1-4 p.m. through September, Counting House Museum. Volunteers needed. 384-2468.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR "Birds in Art," on loan from Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wis., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, Wendell Gilley Museum. 244-7555.
STOCKHOLM Stockholm Museum, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, through Labor Day. 896-5759.
STONINGTON "Lava Love," Aug. 24-26, Stonington Opera House. Tickets, $12 adults, $6 children. 367-2788.
VASSALBORO Vassalboro Historical Society Museum, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 27. 923-3505.
WASHBURN Benjamin Wilder Farmstead Museum and the Aroostook Agricultural Museum, open 8-11 a.m. Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, through Sept. 3; 1-4 p.m. Labor Day. 455-4339.
WATERVILLE Colby Museum of Art will sponsor a trip to Boston Museum of Fine Arts "Van Gogh: Face to Face" exhibition, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 12, meet at Colbys Roberts Building parking lot. $45 per person. 872-3228.
(See also BAIRNET's links to local museums.)
BANGOR Piano recital series, Aug. 28, Sept. 11 and 25, and Oct. 9, Husson College. $80 for the series. 941-7129.
BANGOR "Sacred Harp: Music for Harp, Violin, Choir and Organ," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24; Luxembourg choirs, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2, St. Johns Catholic Church. 942-6941.
BANGOR Looking for ladies to sing with the Heart of Maine Chorus of Sweet Adelines, 7 p.m. Monday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 862-4748.
BANGOR Friday night live jazz music, 8 p.m. Aug. 25, Borders. 990-3300.
BAR HARBOR Childrens songs performed by John Tercyak, 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Blackboards, 101 Cottage St. 288-9098.
BAR HARBOR New York Ragtime Orchestra, 8 p.m. Aug. 24, Mount Desert Island High School. 288-2141 for ticket information.
BAR HARBOR John Tercyak plays aboard Schooner Margaret Todd for sunset cruise, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, Bar Harbor Inn Pier. 288-4585.
BAR HARBOR Acadia Choral Society Christmas carol and Chanukah songwriting competition, entry deadline Sept. 5; judging end of October. 213 Winkumpaugh Road, Ellsworth 04605. 667-2059.
BELFAST Penobscot Bay Singers auditions, Sept. 5, Troy Howard Middle School. 338-3080 for appointments.
BELFAST Final summer Choral Evensong Service, 5 p.m. Aug. 27, St. Margarets Episcopal Church
BREWER Brewer Hometown Band, final summer concert, 6:45 p.m. Aug. 24, Brewer Auditorium.
BUCKSPORT George Worthley and Carol Clark, traditional songs from Scotland, original Maine music, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 2, Fort Knox parade ground. $3. 469-6553.
DAMARISCOTTA Salt Bay Chamberfest 2000, Aug. 25-26, Darrows Barn, Round Top Center for the Arts. 563-1507.
EASTPORT Young Persons Concert, 7 p.m. Aug. 25, Eastport Arts Center. Adults, $5; children, free. 853-2375.
FREEPORT Buckwheat Zydeco, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26; Inanna, African percussion, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2, L.L. Bean.
HARRISON Brad Terry and Friends, Polish jazz group, 8 p.m. Sept. 9, Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Centre. $12. 583-6747.
LEWISTON Noonday concert series, 12:30-1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Olin Arts Center, Bates College. 782-1403.
MARS HILL Singing group "Adoration," 6 p.m. Aug. 27, Full Gospel Assembly. 425-6661.
NORTHEAST HARBOR Jazz brunch with A-Train, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Asticou Inn. 276-3344.
OAKLAND Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, 8 p.m. Aug. 27, Messalonskee Performing Arts Center. 465-9135.
ORONO The Orono Arts Cafe, open mike night for performing artists of all kinds, first Saturday every month, Orono Community Center, Bennoch Road. Adults, $3; children, $1. 866-4919.
PORTLAND Annegret Baler and Jolyn Arisman, drums and dance, 12:15-1:15 p.m. Aug. 31, Congress Square. Free. 772-9012.
READFIELD Libby Roderick, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25, Camp Vega. $20-$25. 761-5616.
ROCKPORT "First Chair All Stars Concert," 8 p.m. Aug. 24-25; Billy Taylor Trio, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Rockport Opera House. Tickets are $20. 236-2823.
SIDNEY Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival, Aug. 24-27, Silver Spur Riding Club. $40 for weekend, camping included. www.blisteredfinger.com.
SKOWHEGAN Fiddle Festival with Evergreen, starting 1 p.m. Aug. 27, Lake George Regional Park West, Route 2. 474-0708.
SKOWHEGAN Chair Back Gap bluegrass band, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Coburn Park. 474-6894.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR Jacqui Gordin and Keith Witherill, classical piano duet, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Claremont Hotel. 244-5036.
TRENTON Down East Balkan Womens Singing Group, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Trenton Grange Hall, Route 3. 288-3800.
TURNER DJ RPM, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Aug. 25, Sept. 1 and 15; DJ Brian, Sept. 8 and 29, Schooner Club. 963-5534, Ext. 283.
WILLIMANTIC Woodsong, 7 p.m. Sept. 1, town hall. Admission by donation.
BAR HARBOR Downeast Outing Club hike, Aug. 26, Acadia National Park. 825-3622.
EVANS NOTCH Sierra Club six-mile Speckled Mountain hike, Aug. 26. 885-5527.
ORLAND Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery tours, 10 a.m. Tuesday and Friday, through Sept. 1, 306 Hatchery Rd. Free. 469-2803.
WEST ROCKPORT Avenas Garden open, 2-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 219 Mill St. 594-2903.
BELFAST Free poetry feast with Poet Laureate Baron Wormser, 7 p.m. Sept. 3, Maskers Theater. 338-6140.
BANGOR Free luncheon, noon-1 p.m. first Saturday of each month, Hammond Street church, 28 High St.
BUCKSPORT Baked beans, casseroles and pies, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 26, United Methodist Church, River Road.
GARLAND Turkey pie supper, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 25, Garland Grange Hall.
CAMDEN Baked bean supper, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 2, John Street United Methodist Church.
HAMPDEN Bean-hole bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church. Adults, $6; children, $4.
KENDUSKEAG Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 26, Kenduskeag Union Church.
MADISON Baked bean supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 26, Madison Congregational Church.
PALMYRA Bean-hole, bean supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 2, St. Martins, Route 2. $3-5.
PRESQUE ISLE Benefit supper for Tyrone Currier, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 9, Knights of Columbus Hall. $5 for adults, $3 for children. 768-5811 ext. 1138.
TURNER Roast beef buffet, 5-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Schooner Club. 963-5534 Ext. 283.
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BANGOR Penobscot Theatre Company seeking donations of fabrics and sewing supplies; auditions by appointment only, 947-6618.
BELFAST "Betty the Yeti," 8 p.m. Aug. 24-26 and 31, Sept. 1, The Playhouse. 338-5777.
BUCKFIELD Mime-comic Michael Trautman, 7 p.m. Aug. 25, Oddfellow Theater, Route117. 336-3306.
CAMDEN "The Beast" and "The End of It," 8 p.m. Aug. 24-26 and Sept. 1-2, Camden Opera House. 354-0582.
HALLOWELL "Laura," murder-mystery, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1-2, 7-9, Hallowell city hall. 626-3698 for tickets.
HERMON Theater classes, 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Morgan Hill Performing Arts, Route 2. 848-5083.
MONMOUTH "Twelfth Night," "The Importance of Being Earnest," "Ah, Wilderness!" "Macbeth," August, Theater at Monmouth. 933-9999. www.theateratmonmouth.org.
MONMOUTH Summer volunteers needed to usher, work the concession stand, park cars and more for the Shakespearean Theater of Maine. 933-9999.
OGUNQUIT "Grease," through Sept. 3, Ogunquit Playhouse. 646-5511.
SOMESVILLE "Misery," Sept. 12-17; "Appointment With Death," through Aug. 27; "Beauty and the Beast," 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; storyteller Jackson Gillman, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Acadia Repertory Theatre. 244-7260.
Updated August 25, 2000