November 25, 2012


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Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds perform their raucous rock and new soul on Friday at Port City Music Hall in Portland.

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“Tracy on the Raft at 7:30,” 1982 oil on canvas by Alex Katz, from “Maine/New York,” continuing through Dec. 30 at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville.

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6th Annual Creative Economy Studio Show and Sale, more than 30 Maine artists, Studio on the Hill, Freeport. 865-0605. 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Winter Holiday Show, handmade crafts, Blueberry Ridge Farm, Pownal. 688-4153. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and Friday through Dec. 2.

Art on the Hill Open Studios, Wentworth Dennett Studios, Kittery. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Handmade on Main, custom furniture, textiles, greeting cards, glass, T-shirts, and fine art, Engine, Biddeford Arts. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through Dec. 29.

Christmas Prelude, house tours, music, parades, walking tours, tree lighting, with Maine Women in the Arts fine crafts, various locations, Kennebunkport. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Dec. 2.

Holiday Bazaar, holiday greens and wreaths, baked goods, antiques, lotions, soaps and more, Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick. 373-6015. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

SEA Holiday Sale, more than 80 artists, blown glass, jewelry, journals, paintings, textiles, pottery and more, East End Community School, Portland. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

Maine Women in the Arts Prelude Crafts Show, Kennebunkport Masonic Hall. 646-9086. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

Christmas Fair, Holy Cross Church, South Portland. 799-6661. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, North Pownal United Methodist Church. 829-5470. 3 to 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Anti-Freeze, holiday arts and crafts fair, 180 Main Street, Biddeford. 3 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Holiday Event, over a dozen fine artists, artisans and craftpeople, Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 380-7554. Friday through Dec. 2. Through Dec. 16.

Holiday Fair, handmade crafts, eco gifts, jams, breads and more, Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. 885-9522. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Cookie Fare, homemade cookies, fudge and candy, Cressey Road United Methodist Church, Gorham. 675-3317. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Christmas Craft Fair, crafts, wreaths, grandma's attic, gift baskets, bake sale and more, West Scarborough United Methodist Church. 883-2814. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Yuletide Fair, crafts, handmade items, lunch, First Congregational Church, Scarborough. 883-2342. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, crafts, wreaths, jewelry, knit items, cookie walk and more, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Windham. 892-8447. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, luncheon, jewelry, attic treasures and more, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Yarmouth. 846-9244. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Gingerbread Fair, crafts, greens, luncheon and Santa Claus, First Parish Congregational Church, Saco. 283-3771. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Shaker Christmas Fair, baked goods, cheese, pickles, apples and more, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. 926-4597. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Coastal Christmas Fair, Maine-made items, knits, baked goods, books and more, Peoples United Methodist Church, South Portland. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, local crafts, baked goods, wreaths, grandma's attic and more, Blue Point Congregational Church, Scarborough. 883-6540. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, homemade candy and baked goods, crafts, gift baskets and more, First United Methodist Church, South Portland. 767-2688. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

United Maine Craftsmen's 35th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Show, USM Sullivan Gym, Portland, $2. 621-2818. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

Holiday Craft, Poinsettia and Wreath Sale, Morrison Center, Scarborough. 883-6680. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

41st Annual Christmas Craft Fair and Cafe, jewelry, knitted items, quilts, baked goods and more, West Bath School. 504-4603. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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Somalia-born hip-hop artist K’Naan performs on Saturday at Bates College in Lewiston.


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