Saturday, March 8, 2014
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“Cujo,” the 1983 horror film based on Stephen King’s novel, will be screened at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Portland Public Library as part of the Banned Book Film Series.
Maine Brewers Festival, Portland Exposition Building, Portland, $41, 21-plus. mainebrewersfestival2013.eventbrite.com. Sample several craft beers; live music and food, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday.
Craft Fair, Dedham Congregational Church. 944-0074. Local crafts, raffles, home-baked food and more, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Christmas Craft Fair, Italian Heritage Center, Portland. 772-2500. Italian pastries, over 50 vendors, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
The Banned Book Film Series, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. “Cujo” (rated R), 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
“A Place at the Table,” discussion about hunger in Maine follows the screening, Kennebunk Town Hall. 985-3700. Documentary tells the stories of three people who suffer from hunger, 7 p.m. Friday.
Global Lens Film Series, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston. bates.edu. “Shymal Uncle Turns Off the Lights,” India, 2012, 7:30 p.m. Monday.
“Peaches Does Herself,” followed by live video Q&A with Peaches, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. Film about the “Peaches Does Herself” musical, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Teton Gravity presents “Way of Life,” Royal Hammer performs after the film, State Theatre, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. statetheatre portland.com. Ski film takes you on a journey to the mountains and inside the minds of today’s top athletes, 8 p.m. Nov. 7.
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness Film Series, Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. “Seneca on Anger,” 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7.
• FOOD AND DRINK
Tea Tasting, Jacqueline’s Tea Room, Freeport. jacquelinestearoom.com. Sample five different teas with a focus on Thanksgiving, 6 p.m. Friday.
• FOR CHILDREN
Halloween Parade, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. Story time and costume parade through the library, 10 a.m. Thursday.
Vandini’s Magic Show, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $10, $5 kids. schoolhousearts.org. Family-friendly extravaganza with magic, comedy and music. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Tracey Campbell Pearson, children’s author-illustrator, fun activities, reading and chatting with the author of “Elephant’s Story,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
Spirits Alive “Walk Among the Shadows,” Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $10, $5 for under 12. spiritsalive.org. Living history performance with focus on the Civil War, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
“POE: Tales of Mystery & Suspense,” dinner show with local actor Kirk Simpson, costumes encouraged for Halloween performance with prizes awarded, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 6 p.m. Thursday and Wednesday.
An Evening of Chilling Tales from Michael Howard, for adults and older teens, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. Author will read ghost stories from M.R. James, Shirley Jackson, Edgar Allan Poe and others, 7 p.m. Thursday.
Boo! Haunted House, benefit for the Animal Welfare Society, Federal Jack’s Brewpub, Kennebunk. 967-4322. Scary and fun walk for all ages, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Plague presents annual Goth Ball “Day of the Dead,” Asylum, Portland, $6 advance, $8 door, 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. DJs Znuh, DeHuman8 and 8bit and live performance by Zyguneh, 9 p.m. Friday.
King Friday’s Dungeon Puppet Slam: Saints and Souls, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. mayostreetarts.org. Variety of local and imported puppeteers, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
National Theatre of Great Britain 50th Anniversary Celebration: “50 Years on Stage” live in HD, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $23, $15 students. rockland strand.com. Live performances and archival footage. With Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Smith and many others, 4:45 p.m. Saturday.
Divas & Demons Drag Show, funds raised benefit church, First Universalist Church, Auburn, $10. auburnuu .org. Hosted by Christoper DuFour with Shaneeda Diet, Jacinda, Roxie Deveau and Mystyk, 7 p.m. Saturday.
Health & Wellness Expo, educational seminars, benefit walk, free gift bag and door prizes, Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland, $1 or nonperishable food item (to be donated to Good Shepherd Food-Bank). www.healthexpomaine.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Psychic Sunday, individual fees for readings, products and services, Fireside Inn & Suites Portland, Portland, $2. onthenewedge.com. Tarot readings, psychic readings, crystals, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
“The Thinking Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillseum,” not recommended for ages under 16 without parental guidance, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $15, $5 for youth 15 to 18. atthelincoln.org. The love story of a woman who moves through romantic love to a deeper, more inclusive one, 2 p.m. Sunday.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Shostakovich’s “The Nose,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $23, $5 students. rocklandstrand.com. Starring Paulo Szot. Valery Gergiev conducts, encore performance at 1 p.m. Tuesday.