Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Traditional dancing and dress will be on view at the Native American Pow Wow on Saturday and Sunday at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray.
Staff file photo/Shawn Patrick Ouellette
True North 5K Wellness Walk, Pine Grove School, Falmouth. $20, $10 for ages 13 to 17; free for children ages 12 and under. truenorthhealthcenter.org. Registration at 5:30 p.m.; walk at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Summer Benefit Concert Series, with Joe Farren; benefits Southern Maine Agency on Aging, Spiral Arts, Community Partnerships for the Protection of Children and Hope Acts/Friends of Burundi; Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, South Portland. $5. thorntonheightsumc.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Summer Sinatra Dinner Dance: "Forever Frank," benefit for St. Brigid's School, St. Pius X Church, Portland. $15. reindeergroup.com. 6 p.m. Friday.
Community Yard Sale, benefits the resident Community Enrichment Program, Kittery Estates. 438-9111. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Cocktail Lawn Party, live music by The British Yankee Band and catering by Village Food Market; benefit for Marginal Way Preservation Fund; Hindmarsh Home, Ogunquit. $100; must pre-register. marginalwayfund.org. 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Schoodic Arts Festival, performances and workshops throughout the peninsula celebrating arts and culture in Downeast Maine, various locations, Winter Harbor. $5; free for children under age 12. Schedule at schoodicartsforall.org. Thursday to Sunday.
Topsham Fair, agricultural exhibits, animal-pulling events, 4-H exhibitors, crafters, midway, harness racing and more, Topsham Fairgrounds. $10, $12; $3 for children under age 3. Schedule at topshamfair.net. Thursday to Sunday.
Skowhegan State Fair, music, vendors, harness racing, animal competitions, agricultural exhibits, midway and more, Skowhegan Fairgrounds. $5, $8; free for children under age 5. Schedule at skowheganstatefair.com. Thursday to Aug. 18.
Higgins Beach Arts and Craft show, Higgins Beach Clubhouse, Scarborough. 885-5087. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Forest Heritage Days, wood tours, educational exhibits, craft fair, logging games and pro loggers, Greenville School Field. Schedule at forestheritagedays.org. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Blueberry Festival and Harvest Fair, Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. Free. 644-8849. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Winter Harbor Lobster Festival, Maine blueberry pancake breakfast, lobster boat races, craft fair, parade and lobster dinner; various locations, Winter Harbor. acadia-schoodic.org/lobsterfestival.html. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Winslow Blueberry Festival, blueberry pancake breakfast, blueberry pies, silent auction, yard sale and more, Winslow Congregational Church. www.winslowucc.org. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Summerfest, woodsmen competitions, barbecue, live bands, children's activities, truck pull and more, Raitt Homestead Farm, Eliot. $6; free for ages 6 and under. raittfarmmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Native American Pow Wow, native dancers, drummers, crafters and traditional food booths, Maine Wildlife Park, Gray. maine.gov/ifw/education/wildlifepark/events.htm. Saturday and Sunday.
Olde Bristol Days, historical activities including an artisan exhibition, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. Most events are free. 677-2423. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Rangeley Region Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day, Maine Guides flycasting competition, game meals, exhibits and children's activities, Oquossoc Clubhouse, Rangeley. rangeleyoutdoors.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
"Growing Up In an Artist Dynasty," presentation by Victoria Wyeth, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of event. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.
Martin Steingesser's "The Thinking Heart: The Life & Loves of Etty Hillesum," performance piece with two voices and one cello based on the journal and letters of Etty Hillesum, University of Maine (Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, Michael Klahr Center), Augusta. Free/donation. 621-3532. 7 p.m.
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