Thursday, December 12, 2013
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The country, swing and bluegrass stylings of the Carper Family Band can be heard at the Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath on Saturday.
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Fashion show, benefits Mother Seton House, Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $10. 935-9232. 7 p.m. Saturday.
4th Annual 5K Ridge Run/Walk, benefits Equine Journeys Therapeutic Riding and Driving Center, at the center in Bridgton, $15. equinejourneysme.com. 9 a.m. Saturday.
Fun For All Team Obstacle Challenge, benefits YMCA's financial aid program, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, $45 in advance for families, $50 day of; $25 in advance for single adults and teens, $30 day of. ymcaofsouthernmaine.org/funforallobstacle, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
The Artful Cat silent auction, with food, music and cash bar, benefits A Paw in the Door, Bath-based feline aid and rescue nonprofit, Winter Street Center, Bath, $10 advance, $12 day of. 751-7408. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
5K Family Run/Walk for The Lucy Fund, in memory of Lucy Elicker Stanovick, benefits breast cancer research. Cape Elizabeth Middle School, $25 advance, $30 day of. www.nfcr.org/lucyfund. 9 a.m. Sunday.
Books and Authors
Richard Rubin, author of "The Last of the Doughboys," Patten Free Library, Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Neil Rolde, author of "Breckenridge Long: American Eichmann," York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Brown Bag Lecture Series, Martha White, author of "E.B. White on Dogs," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.
David Little, author of "Art of Katahdin," Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Cathie Pelletier, author of "The One-Way Bridge," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. mainecoastbookshop.com. Noon Friday.
Sen. Olympia Snowe, author of "Fighting For Common Ground," Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 11 a.m. Saturday.
Jennifer Wixson, author of "Peas, Beans & Corn," Norway Memorial Library. 743-5309. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
"P.S. I Love Music," with Paul Sullivan, Suzanne Nance, Gordon Gottlieb and Sam Schwehm, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $20 advance, $25 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Conservatory of Music 10th annual International Piano Festival, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $15 to $18. portlandconservatory.net. Tamara Poddubnaya piano recital, 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
The Portland Conservatory of Music 10th annual International Piano Festival, student concerts, First Parish Church, Portland, $15 to $18. portlandconservatory.net. 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Cellist Benjamin Noyes and pianist Chiharu Naruse, Hindemith, Ravel, Beethoven and Frank Bridge, Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford, $15, 21 and under free. 324-2797. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival opening gala, Bowdoin College, Moulton Union, Brunswick, $150. bowdoinfestival.org. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Upbeat! concert, music by Dvorak, Prokofiev and Harrison, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Two:Works by Haydn, Beethoven, Harbison and Brahms, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15 to $30. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. June 30.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, music by Mozart, Brahms and Shostakovich, Brunswick High School, Crooker Theatre, Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert: chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up show, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Bob Marley, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $25 advance, $28 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Tim Sample, Maine humorist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $18 advance, $23 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Open mic comedy night with Paul Hunt, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Folk Dance Brunswick, world music and dance from the Balkans, Israel and northern Europe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $5 to $8. 200-7577. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
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