Thursday, April 24, 2014
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57th annual Country Fair, St. Giles Episcopal Church, Jefferson. 701-9770. Music, food, book sale, crafts, kids activities, raffle and more, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
12th annual Harborfest, proceeds will support the Wells Rotary Club community service projects and the Wells Chamber of Commerce scholarship fund, Wells Harbor Community Park, free; fee for BBQ. 646-2451. Silent auction, food, music and more, 3 p.m. Saturday.
Maine State Button Society Show and Sale, First Baptist Church, Springvale. 324-6618. Button displays, raffles and refreshments. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Maine International Film Festival, Colby College Given Auditorium and Railroad Square Cinema, Waterville. miff.org for schedule. Through today.
“Finding Donn Fendler: Lost on a Mountain in Maine 72 Years Later,” Donn Fendler and the film’s directors will participate in audience Q & A, Colby College Given Auditorium, Waterville, $9. miff.org. 3:30 p.m. today.
Summer Silent Film Series, films shown with live music, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $5. 646-3123. www.leavittheatre.com. Double-bill of “Tolable David” (1921) and “Hell’s Hinges” (1918), 2 p.m. today.
“Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $7.50-$8.50. rocklandstrand.com. Profound look at the global bee crisis, 3 and 7 p.m. today.
“City Dark,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $7.50-$8.50. rocklandstrand.com. New documentary by Ian Cheney about light pollution, 7 p.m. Monday; 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Summer Documentary Series, Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium, free. 871-1700. “POV Short Cuts,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Summer Film Festival, Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 443-5141. “Nurse.Fighter.Boy” (drama from Canada), 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Screening of “Rapid River Races, 1940,” Maine Historical Society, Portland, free. 774-1822. 17-minute silent color film. Presented by Zip Kellogg, author and paddler, noon Tuesday.
“The Roaring Twenties” and “ArtWorks,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, free. rocklandstrand.com. Two films made by local teenagers, 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Art Videos at the Gallery, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. “Antonio Gaudi,” film by Hiroshi Teshigahara, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Film Series, Stonington Opera House, Stonington. 367-2788. “Olmsted Legacy,” documentary, 7 p.m. Thursday.
Food and Drink
Adventures with Raw Foods: A Refreshing Summer Supper, Whole Foods Market, Portland, $15, pre-registration required. 774-7711. With Elizabeth Fraser of Girl Gone Raw, 6 to 8 p.m Wednesday.
Craft Beer Comes to Boothbay, Boothbay Resort, $50. www.boothbayresort.com. Taste beers from 20 Maine breweries, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
“Stuart Little,” Theater Project, Brunswick, $6 suggested donation. theaterproject.com. Young People’s Theater Camp production, 2 p.m. today.
“Grandmother Slyboots (Little Red Riding Hood),” Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8-$9. 828-1234 ext. 231. A twist on the well-worn tale of a flighty girl and conniving wolf, 1 p.m. today; 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Summer Story Time, Youth Room amphitheater, Scarborough Public Library, free. 883-4723 ext. 6277. Family Stories, appropriate for ages 3 to 7 with an adult, 10:30 a.m. Monday.
The Kids Are Alright Wednesday Lunchtime Performance Series, a local music series for local families, Space, Portland, $2-$3, all ages. www.space538.org. Jeff Beam, catchy British invasion-influenced melodies, noon Wednesday.
Alex the Jester, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $5-$6. 583-6747. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Wayne Potash Kids Concert, Jordan Hall, Ocean Park, $5 suggested donation. www.oceanpark.org. Folk rock, blues, bluegrass mix, 10 a.m. Thursday.
Toddler Thursdays, in the meeting room, Scarborough Public Library, free. 883-4723 ext. 6277. Story time for ages 18 months and older, with an adult, 10:15 a.m. Thursday.
Baby Thursdays, in the meeting room, Scarborough Public Library, free. 883-4723 ext. 6277. Story time for up to 18 months, with an adult, 11 a.m. Thursday.
Maine artist Jeannie Brett, illustrator of “My Cat, Coon Cat,” Portland Public Library, free. 871-1700. Reading and art activity. 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
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