Monday, April 21, 2014
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Open Farm Day, watch farm activities and demonstrations from milking to felting, pet farm animals, pick berries, tour a barn or go on a hay ride. There will be farm-raised products for sale and samples to taste, statewide. 287-3702. www.getrealmaine.com. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Lighthouse tours, caisson-style lighthouse, must be over 55 inches tall, cancelled in rain or fog, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, $5, under 14 free. 699-2676; SpringPointLight.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday.
Antique Truck, Tractor and Aeroplane Show, also commercial and military vehicles and vintage earth-moving construction equipment, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Owls Head, $12, gates open at9:30 a.m. today.
Midsummer Market at the Gardens – A Gathering of Sustainable Choices, entertainment, demonstrations, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. 24 vendors offering sustainable and eco-friendly products and ideas. Jewelery, soap, furniture, more, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
Once We Were Here: Native Peoples of Our Region, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor, $5, free for members. 677-2423. Lecture by Jonathan Yellowbear of Odamogan Living History Museum, 7:30 p.m. Monday.
“Feeding and Reading,” a three-course dinner and holistic energy reading from Ruth Kramer, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $35. 361-2272. 6 p.m. Monday.
Port Veritas Youth Poetry Slam, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, free, donations welcome. 899-3529. 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Thrifty Model Fashion Show, Jordan Hall, Ocean Park, $5 suggested donation. www.oceanpark.org. How to dress fashionably on a budget, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Chats with Champions with David D. Hall, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, free. 563-2739. Historian, author of “A Reforming People,” 10 a.m. Tuesday.
The Edna Project, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $10. 442-8455. Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay set to music by Liz Queler and Seth Farber, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Living History Tours, Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Livermore, $10, $25 family rate. 897-4366. Visitors to the site are engaged by people who portray a person you might have met in 1870, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
“Alive for $5,” one-hour family program includes “Talk Back” with the performer, Stonington Opera House, Stonington. 367-2788. Karen Montanaro in Tanzspiel, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
T-O-T-A-L-L-Y! A One-Woman Show, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $8/$12/$14. www.mayostreetarts.org. Theater piece by Kimleigh Smith, 8 p.m. (doors at 7:30) Wednesday.
Wood Island Lighthouse Tours, Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, $10, reservations required. 286-3229. Guided tours, 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
An Evening of Storytelling, Dobra Tea, Portland. 210-6566. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Maine-ly Harmony Women’s Chorus A Cappella Singing Classes, Kennebec Valley YMCA, Augusta, free. 582-5523. Girls and women of all ages are welcome to learn four-part harmony, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Concerts in the Park at the Bandstand, Deering Oaks, Portland. 756-8275. Sparks Ark (Wild animals), 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Vaudeville Fix, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $8. www.mayostreetarts.org. With The Debutante Hour, Dos Eckies, Matiss Duhon and vintage Super 8 + 16mm shorts, 8 p.m. Thursday.
Historic Foodways (production, preservation, preparation and consumption of food), presentation, workshop, lunch, reception and illustrated lecture, Narramissic Historic Farm, Bridgton, $12-$35, fees vary per event. 647-3699. With Sandra Oliver, publisher/editor of Food History News, author of “Saltwater Foodways,” 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Slide talk by Alex Sanger, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. About his grandmother’s air travels over Africa, Europe and the Middle East in the 1930s, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
“Away From Her” film and discussion, sponsored by Beacon Hospice and Hospice of York, York Public Library, free. 363-2818. Film about the effect of Alzheimer’s on a long-term relationship, 7 p.m. Friday.
17th Century Encampment, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. 677-2423. Outdoor interpretive weekend showcasing civilian military aspects of 17th century life, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
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