Thursday, December 12, 2013
“The Duke Ellington Show,” featuring recorded music and a slide show about the composer and band leader, will be presented Saturday and Sunday at Freeport Factory Stage.
23rd Northern York County Family YMCA Golf Tournament, player entry fee includes green fees, golf cart rental, lunch, dinner, refreshments and a gift bag; Dunegrass, Old Orchard Beach. $100. 283-0100. Registration at 11 a.m.
10th Annual Golf Classic, with prizes, awards, silent auction and barbecue; benefits Leavitt's Mill Free Health Center; Dutch Elm Golf Club, Arundel. $110; $400 for teams. 282-9850. Noon; rain date is Aug. 23.
Summer Sinatra Dinner Dance: "Forever Frank," benefit for Reindeer's Alternative Music Program, American Legion Hall, Westbrook. $15. reindeergroup.com. 6 p.m.
Appraisals and Auction, benefits the church, Elijah Kellogg Church, Harpswell. $5 per item. 725-7715. 3 to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Project Blessing Helping the Homeless 5K Run/Walk, Shaw Gym, Gorham. Register at coolrunning.com. $18 in advance; $23 day of event. 286-7042. 9:15 a.m.
Paddle for Pine Tree Camp Challenge, two kayak routes for all skill levels and abilities followed by barbecue and traditional seaweed lobster bake, Winslow Park, Freeport. $30. pinetreesociety.org. 8 a.m.
Arts and Artisans Fair, 60 artists and artisans; benefits Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library; New Suncook School, Lovell. Free. 925-1135. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
"Sunday-Sunday-Sunday," drag show featuring drag stars from New York City, 18-plus; benefits Out! As I Want to Be program for LGBTQ youths; The Pearl, Rockland. $25; $50 with dinner. (800) 530-6997. 6 p.m.
Third Annual Scholarship Golf Scramble, proceeds used for scholarships for Gorham High School graduating seniors planning to attend college in the fall, Gorham Country Club. $100; $350 per foursome. 332-0634. 8 a.m.
Summer Benefit Concert Series, with The Gunther Brown Band; 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.
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 Saturday.
Belfast Harbor Fest, music, children's activities, National Boatbuilding Challenge and more; waterfront and various locations, Belfast. Free. Schedule at belfastharborfest.com. Friday to Sunday.
Great Falls Balloon Festival, annual hot air balloon festival with concerts, exhibits, children's activities, entertainment, crafts and tethered balloon rides; Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston. Free admission. Schedule at greatfallsballoonfestival.org. 6 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Kotzschmar Centennial Festival, celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Kotzschmar Organ with concerts, a silent film, tours, discussions and more, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Various individual prices; passes are $140 to $495. Schedule at foko.org. Friday to Wednesday.
Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival, live music, vendors, dancing, workshops, competitions, parade and more, Topsham Fairgrounds. $18; $5 for ages 6 to 12; free for children under age 6. mainehighlandgames.org. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, more than 90 artists, children's activities, music, live theater and more, downtown Brunswick. Free. brunswickdowntown.com/events. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Biddeford South Street Festival, live music, food and petting zoo, South Street, Biddeford. Free. biddeford.org/southst. Noon to 5 p.m.
Art and Fine Crafts Show, Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Falmouth. $4/donation. audubonshow.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Union Fair, harness racing, pig scramble, baking and eating contests, animal-pulling events, 4-H exhibits, live entertainment and more, Union Fairgrounds. $12 (includes unlimited rides); free for children ages 3 and under. Schedule at unionfair.org. Saturday to Aug. 25.
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