September 30, 2012

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“Botanical Mask #2” by Mayumi Sarai is part of three fall exhibitions opening Friday at the University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., in downtown Bangor. In addition to Sarai’s carved wooden sculptures, the museum will be showing paintings and drawings by Susan Jane Belton. UMMA is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is free.

Courtesy of UMMA

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“First Snow,” a painting by Alan Bray, left, is part of three fall exhibitions opening Friday at the University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., in downtown Bangor. In addition to Bray’s paintings and Sarai’s carved wooden sculptures, the museum will be showing paintings and drawings by Susan Jane Belton. UMMA is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is free.

Courtesy of UMMA

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Bug Light 5K, benefit for South Portland Land Trust, Bug Light Park, South Portland, $15 in advance, $20 day of. buglight5k.com. 9 a.m. Oct. 7.

Books and Authors

An Evening with Monica Wood, author of "When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine," with works by Wood and authors who inspired her, Portland Stage Company, Portland, $5 donation suggested. portlandstage.org. 7 p.m. Monday.

James S. Leamon, author of "The Reverend Jacob Bailey Maine Loyalist: For God, King, Country, and for Self," Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Noon Tuesday.

Susan Poulin, author of "Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida Leclair's Guide to Livin' The Good Life," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Nick O'Connell, author of "The Storms of Denali," presented by Maine Outdoor Adventure Club, Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. 797-7240. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Poet Richard Blanco, author of poetry collection "Looking for The Gulf Motel," University Special Events Room, 7th floor, Glickman Library, USM Portland campus, free. 780-8393. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Martin Goldman, author of the memoir "And I from Bohemia," York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Ty Drago, author of "Undertakers: Rise of the Corpses," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. 1 p.m. Thursday.

Kate Flora, author of "Redemption," Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Robert Atkinson, author of "Mystic Journey: Getting to the Heart of Your Soul's Story," Longfellow Books, Portland. longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Lenora Trussel, author of "Circling the Drain," Falmouth Memorial Library. www.falmouth.lib.me.us. 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Classical Music

Maine Composers Vineet Shende and Daniel Sonenberg, with percussionist Lynn Vartan and pianist Bridget Convey, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $15, $10 seniors, $5 students. 780-5555. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Bowdoin College Concert Band, Bowdoin College Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Bernhard Vit and Alexander Pfeifer, German organ and trumpet duo, Christ Church, Kennebunk, $10, $7 seniors and children. christchurchkennebunk.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

DaPonte String Quartet "Leaf Peeper Concert," Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25, under 21 free. mainegardens.org. Franz Josef Haydn Quartet in D Major, op. 64, no 5. "The Lark," 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 7.

Portland Symphony Orchestra, "Fanfare for a New Season," Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $26-$64. porttix.com. Works by Bates, Tchaikovsky and Copland, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7.

Comedy

Suzanne Westenhoeffer, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $27.50-$30.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Dance

"Can-Can Parisien," high-kicking comic ballet, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth, $13-$20. mainestateballet.org. 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday.

"Tensile Involvement" diverse repertoire by Bates College dancers, by Alwin Nikoloas, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, free. 786-8294. Noon Saturday and Oct. 7.

Fairs/Festivals

Pemaquid Oyster Festival, featuring oysters from the Damariscotta River; also entertainment, educational exhibits, boat tours. Benefits the Edward A. Myers Marine Conservation Fund, Schooner Landing, Damariscotta. 380-9912. pemaquidoysterfestival. com. Noon to dusk Sunday.

Fryeburg Fair, Maine's largest agricultural fair, with harness racing, entertainment, midway, museum and exhibits, Fryeburg Fairgrounds. $10. www.fryeburgfair.com. Through Oct. 7.

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest, with pumpkin boat regatta, damariscottapumpkinfest.com, various locations, Damariscotta. Sunday.

Acadia Oktoberfest, brewfest and wine/cheese festival, music, entertainment, Maine products, Smugglers Den Campground, Southwest Harbor. acadiaoktoberfest.com. Friday and Saturday.

Sugarloaf Homecoming Weekend, foliage views, used ski equipment sale, uphill race, Carrabassett Valley. sugarloaf.com. Friday through Sunday.

Manchester Apple Festival, pancake breakfast, 5K race, games, music and craft fair, Lakeside Orchards, Manchester. manchesterapplefestival.com. Saturday.

Annual Harvest Festival, Savage Oaks Vineyard and Winery, Union. savageoakes.com. Grape picking, hayrides, watch grape crushing and pressing, Saturday.

Fall Foliage Festival, craft fair, food, music, kids' activities, train rides, Boothbay Railway Village. railwayvillage.org. Saturday and Oct. 7.

Fall Foliage Weekend, music, wine tasting, Blue Mountain Arts and Crafts Fair, Sunday River, Newry. sundayriver.com. Saturday and Oct. 7.

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Kurt Jenkins stars in “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” at the Ogunquit Playhouse through Oct. 21.

Courtesy Ogunquit Playhouse

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Maine State Ballet will present “Can-Can Parisien” at its theater in Falmouth at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday.

Courtesy Maine State Ballet

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Ben Harper, a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, will play an acoustic show at the State Theatre in Portland on Saturday.

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Robert Moody will conduct the Portland Symphony Orchestra in “Fanfare for a New Season” on Oct. 7 and 9.

Courtesy PSO

  


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