August 12, 2012

Audience Calendar for Aug. 12

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Chris Newcomb, left, and Eric Worthley in “Upholding the Law,” part of “Maine Quartet” at Lucid Stage at 2 p.m. today.

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“Meeting House” by Barbara Ernst Prey is among her works in the exhibition, “Forty Years of Painting” at Blue Water Fine Arts in Port Clyde through Aug. 31.

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Editor's Note: To submit items for Calendar, send mail to GO at The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, One City Center, Portland, ME 04101, or send email to or a fax to 791-6920.

Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. For information, call 791-6455.

Classical Music

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, "Russian Finale," Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Salt Bay Chamberfest, Schubert, Foss and Brahms, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $30, $100 for all four concerts, students free. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, "Russian Finale," Fryeburg Academy Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $20, $15 seniors, $10 students. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival, "Dreams and Passions," works from the classical, romantic and modern periods. Violinist Livia Sohn and Stephen Prutsman from the St. Lawrence String Quartet. Rockport Opera House, $30-$40, $8 for 18 and under. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland, $30. Telemann, Michael Rose and Brahms, 8 p.m. Thursday; Mozart, Sebastian Currier and Copland, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival, "An Uncommon Affair," works by Spanish composer Joaquin Turina, Pascal Hall, Rockport, $75, includes drinks and desserts. 8 p.m. Friday.

VentiCordi Chamber Music, chamber music for winds and strings featuring Brahms Horn Trio and guest artists, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, $15-$20, $5 for 18 and under. 286-6688. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Lincoln Festival Chorus and the Mozart Mentors Orchestra with Sean Fleming, Handel's Te Deum and Jubilate for the Peace of Utrecht, Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor, $15, free for 12 and under. 8 p.m. Friday.

Salt Bay Chamberfest, "Fragments: Connecting Past and Present," Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $30, $100 for all four concerts, students free. 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 24.


Olde Bristol Days, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. 677-2423. Historical activities including an artisan exhibition, All day Sunday.

Schoodic Arts Festival, Winter Harbor. 963-2569. Performances and workshops throughout the peninsula celebrating arts and culture in downeast Maine. Check for schedule. Sunday.

Topsham Fair, Topsham Fair- grounds, Agricultural exhibits, animal pulling events, 4-H exhibitors, crafters, midway and harness racing. Today.

Skowhegan State Fair, music, vendors, harness racing, animal competitions, agricultural exhibits and midway. Sunday.

Native American Pow Wow, visit with representatives of several Maine and New England tribes during event that includes native dancers, drummers, crafters and traditional food., Maine Wildlife Park, Gray. Sunday.

Rangeley Region Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day, Maine Guides flycasting competition, game meals, exhibits and children's activities, Oquossoc Clubhouse, Rangeley. Tuesday.

Belfast Harbor Fest, music, children's activities, National Boatbuilding Challenge and more. Free. Friday.

Great Falls Balloon Festival, Lewiston/Auburn's annual hot air balloon festival featuring concerts, exhibits, children's activities, entertainment, crafts; tethered balloon rides available, Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston. Friday through Aug. 19.

Arts and Artisans Fair, 60 artists and artisans, benefits the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, New Suncook School, Lovell, free. 925-1135. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival, music from Celtic rock band Prydein, pipe band performances, vendors, dancing, workshops, competitions, parade and more, Topsham Fairgrounds, $18, $5 for 6 to 12 years old. Gates open 8 a.m. Saturday.

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, work by more than 90 artists, including crafts, sculpture, paintings, photography, mixed media and more. Activities for children, music and performances by theater groups, Brunswick mall. Saturday.

Union Fair, harness racing, pig scramble, baking and eating contests, animal pulling events, 4-H exhibits, entertainment and crowning of the Maine Wild Blueberry Queen, Union Fairgrounds. Saturday.


Summer Film Series, York Public Library, free. "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" (R), 7 p.m. Sunday.

"Shut Up and Play The Hits: The Last Days of LCD Soundsystem," Space, Portland, $8. Documentary about LCD Soundsystem's final show, 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Movies in the Amphitheatre, bring your own seating. Rain location is the Camden Public Library, Bok Amphitheatre in Harbor Park, Camden, free. 236-3440. "A Knight's Tale" (2001, PG-13), sunset Tuesday.

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