Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Kennebunk Historical Society’s Designer Show House continues through July 14 at the Kenneth Roberts Estate in Kennebunkport, former home of the 20th-century author of historical fiction including “Northwest Passage” and “Arundel.”
John Patriquin/Staff Photographer
Friends of Rockport Public Library Book Sale, Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport. Free admission. 236-3642. 5 to 7 p.m. today; 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday; 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday.
Rose and Teardrops, Rusty Hinges and Jeff Tozier, benefit concert for the ongoing restoration project of the Old Jefferson Town House by the Jefferson Historical Society; Old Jefferson Town House, Jefferson. $10. 549-5258. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Wine Dinner and "South Pacific" Show, dinner followed by "South Pacific" at the Ogunquit Playhouse; benefits the Marginal Way Preservation Fund; Katie's Cafe on Shore Road, Ogunquit. $150; $110 for dinner only. 604-4884. 5:30 p.m. July 12.
L.L. Bean 100th Anniversary Hometown Celebration, concerts, children's activities, food, demonstrations and more, L.L. Bean, Freeport. Free. Schedule on Page 31. Today to Saturday.
Houlton Agricultural Fair, livestock, crafts, midway and stage entertainment, Houlton Fairgrounds. $10; $5 for parking. Schedule at houltonfair.com. Today to Sunday.
Bath Heritage Days, carnival, arts and crafts shows, art in the park, strawberry shortcake sale, shipbuilders triathlon, parade and fireworks finale on Saturday; city park and waterfront, Bath. Schedule at bathheritagedays.com. Today to Sunday.
East Millinocket Summerfest, concerts, children's parade, food and more, Opal Myrick Park, East Millinocket. Schedule at eastmillinocket.org/summerfest2012.html. Today to Sunday.
Celebrate Portland Community Festival, music, seafood samples, calf petting and performances by Pihcintu Multinational Children's Chorus and the Blue Lobster Community Chorus from Lucid Stage; Payson Park, Portland. Free. communitytour.coop. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Annual Strawberry Festival, shortcake, pies, strawberry pizza, sandwiches, raffles and entertainment, Washington Fire Department. 845-3102. 1 to 6:30 p.m.
Craft Fair, variety of crafts, homemade desserts, used books and live music, First Congregational Church, Kittery Point. 439-0650. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bethel Art Fair, featuring the ARTirondack Chair Auction, Bethel Village Common. 824-3575. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Native American Festival and Basket Makers Market, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor. Free. 288-3519. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Norway Arts Festival, arts, crafts, dance, theater and music, downtown Norway. norwayartsfestival.org. July 12-14.
Ossippee Valley Fair, country fair with livestock, events and exhibits, South Hiram. $5, $10. ossipeevalleyfair.com. July 12-15.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
Designer Show House, more than a dozen Maine and New England designers presented by Kennebunk Historical Society, Kenneth Roberts Estate, Kennebunkport. designershowhouse
.eventbrite.com. $20. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today to Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 12. Through July 14.
Historic Old Port Walking Tours, 90-minute tours from trained guides. includes maritime and social history; not recommended for children under age 12; Maine Historical Society, Portland. $10. mainehistory.org. 10:30 and 1 p.m. today to Saturday and July 12. Through Sept. 2.
4 O'Clock Club Bait Shack Party, barbecue and guest speakers, John Hancock Wharf, York. oldyork.org. 4 to 7 p.m.
Evening Lantern Walk, tour a 17th-century village and meet an 18th-century soldier on duty at Fort William Henry; Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. 677-2423. friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org. 8:30 p.m.
Peek-A-Boo Revue, burlesque show, 18-plus; Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $15 in advance; 18 day of show. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.
PortSports Social Club Presents Pop Cruise, "booze cruise" with Katy Gaga, a male rock band that performs female pop songs, 21-plus; Casablanca Cruises, Portland. $20. portsportsmaine.com. Boarding at 1:30 p.m., cruise from 2 to 5 p.m.
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