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.

"Mission of Mermaids: A Love Letter to the Ocean," College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Documentary by Susan Cohn Rockefeller about the beauty and current plight of the ocean, 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Summer Documentary Film Series, Portland Public Library, free. "Reportero," 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Art Videos at the Gallery, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. Lois Dodd, Maine master plus Italian Renaissance and baroque painting, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

"The Rolling Stones: Some Girls, Live in Texas" in HD, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $15, $5 for under 18. 1978 concert film, 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Sliding Doors," Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. Film and discussion, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

"Finding Donn Fendler: 'Lost on a Mountain in Maine' 72 Years Later," with filmmaker Ryan Cook, Harrison Village Library, free. 583-2970. Noon Saturday.

Food and Drink

A Wine Walk in the Old Port, the Many Styles of Chardonnay, The Merry Table, Portland, $39 advance, $45 day of, 21-plus. Sommelier Erica Archer leads wine and food pairing tour to four local restaurants, 3 p.m. Saturday.

For Children

The Berenstain Bears On Stage, Ogunquit Playhouse, $16-$20. Berenstain Bears stories are presented and commented on by guitar-strumming Cowboy Joe, 10 a.m. Sunday.

"Day Out With Thomas," Mystery on the Rails Tour 2012," Boothbay Railway Village, $18. Rides on replica of Thomas the Tank Engine with Thomas-themed activities, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

"Mad Science: Fire and Ice," interactive educational experience, University of Southern Maine Southworth Planetarium, Portland, $10, $8 children. 780-4249.1 p.m. Monday.


"Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless," Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth, free, donations welcome. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 19.

Girl Scouts: Celebrating One Hundred Years, Maine State Museum, Augusta. Vintage period uniforms, pins, patches, ephemeras, cookie merchandise, camping gear. Through Aug. 31.

"Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine," Maine Historical Society, Portland. Ongoing.

"Promenade: A Walk in Style Through Pejepscot's Past," Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick. Clothing, shoes and accessories worn by past Pejepscot residents. Through Sept. 4.

Tate House Museum Architectural Tour, Portland, $10, $8 seniors, $6 for 6 to 12. 774-6177. From the cellar to the attic of an 18th-century house, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Historic Old Port Walking Tours, Maine Historical Society, Portland, $10. 90-minute tours by trained guides, include maritime and social history, not recommended for children under 12. 10:30 and 1 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Through Sept. 2.


John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection, North New Portland Community Church, $10, $25 for family. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Cowboy Junkies, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $63. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Pearl and the Beard, three voices with cello, guitar, glockenspiel, melodica, drums and accordion, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $12 day of. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Jon Shain, North Carolina songwriter and guitarist, Pine Crest Bed and Breakfast, Gorham. 839-5843. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Summer Concert Series, Coastal Sound, dance numbers from the '20s through the '70s, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $5. 985-8759. 5 p.m. Sunday.

The Outerspace Band, Big Easy, Portland. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Mary Chapin Carpenter, folk and country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $95. 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

The Nogar Family Band, double CD release show with Stormin' Norman and Suzy, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $8 advance, $10 day of. 8 p.m. Monday.

Summer Concerts in the Park, Village Park, Falmouth, free. Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection, 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The Brian Collins Band, country, folk rock and Americana, The Brickhouse, Scarborough, $15. 233-6755. 8 p.m. Monday.

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