• HOT TICKET

Pig scramble and other pursuits

THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY FAIR offers excitement, exhibits and entertainment all week long. Don’t miss the apple pie contest next Thursday, or the Pig Scramble on Oct. 2. Seniors get in for $2 on Tuesday and Thursday.

WHEN: Sunday to Oct. 2. Opens at 7 a.m. every day except Monday (6 a.m.) and Oct. 2 (8 a.m.).

WHERE: 197 Blanchard Road, Cumberland

HOW MUCH: $9 weekends; $7 weekdays; $35 weekly pass. Free for ages 12 and under. Parking costs $3.

INFO: www.cumberlandfair.com

• CHEAP THRILL

Museum Day participants open doors 

IF YOU’RE A MUSEUM LOVER, Saturday is the day to take them all in. It’s Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, when participating institutions open their doors for free.

WHEN: Saturday

WHERE: Museums across Maine, including Portland Museum of Art, Children’s Museum of Maine, Bowdoin College Museum of Art and Maine Maritime Museum

HOW MUCH: Free with coupon from http://tinyurl.com/museumdaytix

INFO:

microsite.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venue.html