Thursday, December 12, 2013
There will be pigs – and a pig scramble – along with other livestock, events and exhibits at the annual Ossipee Valley Fair, opening today and continuing through Sunday at the fairgrounds in South Hiram.
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.
25th Anniversary Ceramic Art Auction, supports Watershed's residency programs, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle. Free admission. watershedexhibits.org. 6 to 8 p.m.
10th Annual Summer Celebration Fundraiser, dog tricks, pony rides, food, auctions, live music and more, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth. Donation. skylinefarm.org. 9 a.m.
Nicole's 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Caring Unlimited, Lords Point, Kennebunk Beach. $20 to $25. nicolesrun.org.. Registration at 6:45 a.m., race at 9 a.m.
Book Sale Blow Out, books and movies, Louis T. Graves Library, Kennebunkport. 967-2778. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Maine Home + Design Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour, self-guided tour of Cape Elizabeth private gardens; benefits arboretum at Fort Williams Park; Cape Elizabeth. $20, $25. fortwilliams.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Salad Days, select a handcrafted plate and fill it with salad, bread and more, plus live music and children's activities; benefits the center; Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle. $30. 882-6075. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Judy McKenzie Memorial Art Sale Preview Party, York Public Library. $10. york.lib.me.us. 5 to 7 p.m.
Vintage Moxie Car Show, antiques, street rods, motorcycles, Corvettes, Mustangs and more; benefits the Sunshine Hill Neighbor's Senior Citizen Program; Lisbon High School. Entry fee: $10 for driver and passenger. Admission: $5; $3 for ages 12 to 17. moxiefestival.com. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Eighth Annual Victorian Tea, with music by harpist Jane Wilcox Hively; benefits The Friends of Parsonsfield Seminary restoration; Parsonsfield Seminary. $15 in advance; $20 day of tea. 793-8825. 1 to 4 p.m.
Bark in the Park, pre-game parade for pups and people led by Slugger; benefits the Maine Medical Center Therapy Dog Program; Hadlock Field, Portland. $7; dogs must have tickets. 347-8606. 6:15 p.m.
Annual Book Sale and Judy McKenzie Memorial Art Sale, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. July 19-21.
Norway Arts Festival, arts, crafts, dance, theater and music, downtown Norway. Price not given. norwayartsfestival.org. Today to Saturday.
Ossippee Valley Fair, country fair with livestock, events and exhibits, South Hiram. $5, $10. ossipeevalleyfair.com. Today to Sunday.
Moxie Festival, annual festival with music, performances, parade and Moxie, downtown Lisbon Falls. Free. Schedule at moxiefestival.com. Friday to Sunday.
Maine Windjammer Parade, see the entire fleet of tall ships during an afternoon Parade of Sail, Rockland Breakwater. sailmainecoast.com. Free. 2 to 4 p.m. Friday.
Greek Fest 2012, authentic Greek food, live music and entertainment, St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Saco. stdemetriosmaine.com. Free admission. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Flamingo Festival, celebrating flamingos and the color pink, Harbor House Community Center, Southwest Harbor. Price not given. harborhousemdi.org. Friday to Monday.
"Celebrate Summer in Harpswell," farm, studio and garden tours, activities, demonstrations, painting, jewelry and more at 33 locations on Harpswell Neck (Route 123) and along Route 24 on Great Island, Cundy's Harbor and Orr's and Bailey Islands, Harpswell. Various prices. 833-6004. Saturday and Sunday.
Maine Potato Blossom Festival, farmer olympics, road race, arts and crafts, fireworks, antique tractor pull, mashed-potato wrestling and more, Fort Fairfield. Various prices. Schedule at fortfairfield.org. Saturday to July 22.
Central Maine Egg Festival, "egglympics," parade, fireworks, chicken barbecue and world's largest frying pan, Manson Park, Pittsfield. Free. Schedule at pittsfield.org. Tuesday to July 21.
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