Wednesday, April 23, 2014
• BOOKS 7 AUTHORS
The Yo-Yo People bring their high-energy show to the Freeport Theater of Awesome on Friday and Saturday.
Peter Korn, author of “Why We Make Things and Why It Matters,” Longfellow Books, Monument Square, Portland. www.longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Margaret Cruikshank, author of “Learning to Be Old,” Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. www.portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.
Barbara Kautz, author of the memoir “When I Die I’m Going to Heaven ’Cause I Spent My Time in Hell,” York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Feb. 6.
Camden Winterfest, skating, ice carving, music, food, indoor crafts. Library and amphitheatre, 55 Main St. www.camden.lib.me.us. 9 a.m. Saturday.
Coin & Stamp Show, coins and currency, medals and tokens, stamps, postal history and post cards, collector supplies. Presented by Brunswick Coin & Stamp Club. Free admission. The Knights of Columbus Hall, 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Best of Ottawa International Animation Festival 2013, showcases audience favorites and award winners. For mature audiences only; running time is 78 minutes. $10. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
“Incendies,” twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history. Drama explores how personal motives breed political radicalism. Free. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Saturday.
“Fresh” documentary screening with tasting and talk by David Levi, chef/owner of Vinland, $15. Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. www.merriconeag.org. 6:30 p.m. Monday.
“12 O’Clock Boys,” documentary provides a compelling and intimate personal story of a young boy and his dangerous, thrilling dream. $8. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6.
• FOOD AND DRINK
Beer and cheese tasting featuring Atlantic Brewing Company and Bar Harbor Brewing Company beers. Free. Maine Beer and Beverage Co., 28 Monument Square, Portland. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Tea tasting, Jacqueline’s Tea Room, 201 Main St., Freeport. Free. www.jacquelinestearoom.com. 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Ice Bar, two carved ice bars, specialty cocktails, local beer, plus live music and entertainment, $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The Inn at Brunswick Station, 4 Noble St., Brunswick. innatbrunswickstation.com. 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 6.
• FOR KIDS
Valentine Tea Party, make valentines, drink pink tea and listen to a story. For children under 7 and their parents. $5 per child. Merriconeag Waldorf School’s Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Road, Freeport. www.merriconeag.org. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
Yo-Yo People, high skill and deft timing to swingin’ music coupled with high energy and witty banter. $8 to $14. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. www.theaterofawesome.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra presents “Peter and the Wolf,” with special guests from the Portland School of Ballet, $10. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. www.porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
New England Pond Hockey Festival, three-day tournament with 16 teams of six players each. 39 Stratton Road, Rangeley. www.newenglandpondhockey.com. Games Friday evening and during the day Saturday and Sunday.
Plum Creek Wilderness Sled Dog Race, 30 teams of sled dogs and drivers. Events and family activities throughout the day with a bonfire at the end. Moosehead Lake, Greenville. 100milewildernessrace.org. 9 a.m. Saturday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Salsa Dancing with DJ Baulio, Latin, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, bachata and Latin hits. Dance lessons included. $5, 21-plus. The Pearl, 275 Main St., Public Landing, Rockland. www.thepearlrockland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
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