Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Old Berwick Historical Society “Lighting Up Fall,” fundraiser with live jazz from Brian Richardson and Bob Woodbury, soup and a silent auction, Spring Hill Restaurant, South Berwick, $40. 384-4039. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Divas & Demons Drag Show, hosted by Christoper DuFour with Shaneeda Diet, Jacinda, Roxie Deveau and Mystyk, benefits church, First Universalist Church, Auburn, $10. auburnuu.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
2013 “Let’s Dance with the Stars,” local dancers paired with local business people to compete in dance performances, benefits Maine Children’s Cancer Program, Sanford Memorial Gym, $10 to $15. 490-7027. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Thanks for Giving Gala, silent auction, live jazz trio, cash bar, benefits Dean Snell Cancer Foundation, The Tavern at the Inn at Brunswick Station, $40. 837-9919. 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
Brewer’s Kitchen, 15 Maine breweries paired with 15 restaurants and silent auction, benefits Maine Brewer’s Guild, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $80, 21-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 3 p.m. Nov. 3.
4th Annual Bayside Trail 5, dog-friendly race, benefits Portland Trails, Casco Bay Lines, Portland, $20 advance, $25 day of, $10 seniors and under 12. runreg.com/Net/3672. 8 a.m. Nov. 3.
• BOOKS AND AUTHORS
Monica Wood, author of “When We Were the Kennedys,” Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. maineirish.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Monica Wood, author of “When We Were the Kennedys,” Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, free, tickets required. monicawoodbates .eventbrite.com. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Tom Verde, author of “Maine Ghosts and Legends,” The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 846-1009. 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Tom Verde, author of “Maine Ghosts and Legends,” Longfellow Books, Portland. longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Cameron Cox, author of “Peterson Reference Guide to Seawatching,” Freeport Wild Bird Supply. 865-6000. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Paul Doiron, author of “Massacre Pond,” Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Former United States poet laureate Charles Simic, reading, University Special Events Room, 7th Floor Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus, free. 228-8393. 5 p.m. Friday.
Gunnar Hansen, starred as Leatherface in “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” author of “Chain Saw Confidential,” Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick. 729-5083. 3 p.m. Saturday.
Tim and Debbie Bishop, authors of “Midlife Newlyweds Bicycle Coast to Coast,” Books-A-Million, South Portland. 253-5587. Noon Nov. 3.
Dana Pearson, author of “Two Birds,” Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. 1 p.m. Nov. 3.
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale, works by Beethoven, Prokofiev and Walton, Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, $20, 21 and under free. daponte.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.
LARK Society of Chamber Music presents the Portland String Quartet, “East Meets West,” Debussy’s “String Quartet in G Minor” with oud player Rahim AlHaj, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $20 to $22, 21 and under free. larksociety.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Women Composers, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa.. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra, Tchaikovsky violin concert with violinist Jennifer Koh, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31 to $81. porttix .com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Portland Conservatory of Music presents Noonday Concerts, organist Harold Stover, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested. portlandconservatory.net. 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Runs through Thursday.
WindSync, young wind quintet, works by Reicha, Piazzola, Maslanka and Ravel, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, $12. batestickets .com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops! Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31 to $75. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
University Orchestra, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa.. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Bay Chamber Concerts presents pianist Christopher O’Riley, interpretations of songs by Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Elliot Smith, Mozard, Liszt and more, Union Hall, Rockport, $10 to $25. baychamberconcerts.org. 4 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops! Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31 to $75. porttix.com. Nov. 3.
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