November 20, 2018


. Through Sept. 7

“Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art, 1907-1975,” Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square, Portland. 775-6148.

. Through Aug. 10

“Relatively Speaking,” comedy, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somesville. 244-7260,

. Aug. 9, 14-16

“Titanic – The Musical,” Camden Opera House, Camden. 236-8448,

. Aug. 10

Saltwater Music Festival, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. 873-2663,

. Aug. 12-31

“Black Coffee,” mystery by Agatha Christie, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somesville. 244-7260,

. Aug. 13

Seventh annual “Hoppers in Space” Outerspace Dance, to benefit Stonington Opera House, 8 p.m.-midnight, Old Legion Hall, Route 15A, Deer Isle. 367-5070.

. Aug. 14-23

Portland Chamber Music Festival, concerts by 21 artists including current and former members of the Chicago, St. Louis and Honolulu symphonies and the New York City Opera Orchestra, Ludcke Auditorium, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. (800) 320-0257,

. Aug. 15-17

Great Falls Balloon Festival,

balloon and carnival rides plus food, entertainment and vendors, Railroad Park, Auburn, free admission.

(800) 639-6331,

. Aug. 15-17

Wooden Canoe Festival, with

lectures, classes, music, food and wooden canoe displays, Kermit Crandall Park, Millinocket. Contact Katahdin Area Chamber of Commerce. 723-4443,

. Aug. 15-17

Northeast Silent Film Festival, “Star Qualities: It’s Still It,” Alamo Theatre, a 125-seat, restored 1916 cinema, 85 Main St., Bucksport. Festival passes available, call for screening times. (800) 639-1636,

. Aug. 16

Maine Highland Games, featuring bagpipe bands, Highland

and Scottish dancing, Scottish vendors and crafts, folk singing, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. 688-4483,

. Aug. 16-17

H.O.M.E. Fair, old-fashioned country fair, crafts, horse-drawn wagon rides, corner of Route 1 and Schoolhouse Road, Orland. 469-7961.

. Aug. 17

Summer Celebration, boat parade, biking, airplane competition, boat rides, water-ski show, exhibits, crafts, historical slide show, tennis, hiking, 6 Park Road, Rangeley. Rangeley Chamber of Commerce, (800) 685-2537,

. Aug.17-21

Arcady Music Festival, Western Wind Vocal Ensemble: Aug. 17, Greenville Junction; Aug. 18, Bangor region; Aug. 19, Dover-Foxcroft; Aug. 20, Belfast; Aug. 21, Bar Harbor. 288-2141 or

. Aug. 17-23

Union Fair and State of Maine Wild Blueberry Festival, harness racing, old-fashioned pig scramble, blueberry pie baking and eating contests, fireworks, carnival entertainment, Union Fairgrounds, Union. 785-3281,

. Aug. 21

Impromptu! a cappella group, 7 p.m., Oceanside Meadows Inn, Prospect Harbor. 827-7014.

. Aug. 21

Blueberry Festival, featuring homemade jams, muffins, pies, gifts and crafts, special entertainment for children, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Rangeley Inn Green. (800) 685-2537,

. Aug. 24-28

Arcady Music Festival, Mindanao Kulintang Ensemble: Aug. 25, Bangor region; Aug. 26, Dover-Foxcroft; Aug. 27, Bucksport; Aug. 28, Bar Harbor. 288-2141 or

. Aug. 28

Blue Hill Fair, country fair featuring midway, exhibits and entertainment, Blue Hill Fairgrounds. 374-3701,

. Aug. 29-31

Windjammer Weekend, Camden, largest single gathering of Maine windjammer fleet featuring live music, performances, nautical activities and demonstrations, boat parade, fireworks and films. 236-4404,


. Sept. 6

Fall in the Village Art Exhibition and Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Freeport Merchants Association, (800) 865-1994,

. Sept. 6

Festival of Kites, Ogunquit Main Beach. Ogunquit Performing Arts Center, 646-6170,

. Sept. 6-7

Tow Truck Meet and Parade, driver skill tests, police and fire demonstrations, parade and awards, Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach. 934-2500,

. Sept. 6-7

Eastport Salmon Festival, contact Eastport Area Chamber of Commerce for times and details, 853-4644,

. Sept. 8-14

World Puppets Festival, world-class puppetry and related events, Figures of Speech Theater, Freeport. 865-6355.

. Sept. 12-14

Country Roads Artists and Artisans Tour, open studio tour of more than 20 artists and artisans in midcoast Maine, check Web site for participating artists,, 763-4770.

. Sept. 13

Blacksmith’s Roundup, including training, demonstrations, Leonard’s Mills, Route 178, Bradley. 581-2871.

. Sept. 14

“Wolastoqiyik: Portrait of a People,” photographic exhibition about the Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) people of New Brunswick and Down East Maine, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. 288-5319,

. Sept. 19, 20

Bay Chamber Concerts presents Judy Collins: gala dinner, Sept. 19, Rockport Opera House; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Strom Auditorium, Rockport. 236-0136,

. Sept. 19-21

Common Ground Country Fair, with demonstrations and Maine-produced foods and crafts, Unity. 568-4142,

. Sept. 20

Town Hill Garlic Festival, includes locally harvested products, children’s activities and live music, 1-6 p.m., Town Hill Brewery. 288-BEER,

. Sept. 21

Bangor Symphony Orchestra classical series concert, 3 p.m., Maine Center for the Arts, Orono. (800) 639-3221,

. Sept. 25-Dec. 7

“The Disembodied Spirit,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. 725-3275,

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