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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Artisans at the Log Cabin, 12 artisans featuring custom gifts, artwork, handbags, mittens, jewelry and more, Log Cabin, Yarmouth. 846-2329. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Made in Maine Christmas Fair, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Windham. 892-3048. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 2.

Ye Olde Christmas Fair, art, antiques, candy, cakes, greens, jewelry, ornaments and more, Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland. 828-1090. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Annual Holiday Craft Fair, North Yarmouth Academy (Safford Center), Yarmouth. 847-5423. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Bradbury Mountain Arts Holiday Show and Sale, fine arts and crafts by guild members and guest artists, Mallett Hall, Pownal. 688-4744. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

Christmas Fair, crafts, toys, greens, baked goods, silent auction, Santa and more, First Parish Congregational Church, Gorham. 839-2809. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Holiday Bazaar, plants, greens, wreaths, live arrangements, handmade gifts and more, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. 236-2239. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Sons of Norway Maine Nordmenn Julefest, Knights of Columbus Hall, Brunswick, $10, 15 and under free. 215-6186. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Village Christmas Fair, greens, crafts, baked goods, candy, raffle, Bar Mills Parish House, Buxton. 929-5531. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Holiday Fest, baked goods, wreaths, local artisans and more, Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco and Biddeford, Saco. 282-0082. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Celebration of Crafts, wood crafts, pottery, jewelry, home furnishings and more, Portland High School. 874-8250. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Festival of Arts and Lights, artistan craft fair, wine tastings, Santa Claus, kids' activities, more, downtown Lewiston. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, silent auction, baked goods, crafts, white elephant table, ornaments, Sebago Lake Congregational Church, Standish. 892-3874. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Friends of the Kennebunk Free Library Holiday Book and Bake Sale, used books, assorted cookie platters, at the library. 985-2173. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Craft Fair, pottery, quilted snowflakes, wooden bowls, fabric bags, Santa and more, Freeport Community Center. 865-3985. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, crafts, jewelry, baked goods and white elephant table, South Portland Housing Authority. 239-6689. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Crafts Show, sponsored by the Franklin County Arts and Crafts Association, University of Maine (Olsen Student Center), Farmington. 778-2791. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Peregrine Press Studio Sale, Bakery Studios, Portland. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 2.

"Fair Thee Well," baked goods, jewelry, bird table, velveteen stockings and more, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston. 354-7250. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, gifts, crafts, wreaths, cookie walk and bake sale, West Cumberland United Methodist Church. 829-4366. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, baked goods, crafts and more, Pinea Rebekah Lodge, Windham. 772-6806. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Market Place, wreaths, jams, pickles, homemade candy, knitted items and more, Bar Mills Community Church, Buxton. 929-3535. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Festival and Fair, pictures with Santa, kids' crafts, face painting, vendors and crafters, Coastal Community Church, Scarborough. 632-0871. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas by the Sea, annual tree-lighting event with hayrides, entertainment, parade, photos with Santa, caroling and more, various locations, Old Orchard Beach. 934-2500. Parade at 1 p.m., tree lighting at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 2.

Annual Spirit of Christmas Fair, Bath Middle School. 443-5563. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2.

The Big Chill Holiday Sale, arts, crafts and vintage sale, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

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


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