Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will perform Saturday and Sunday at the Great State of Maine Air Show in Brunswick. The air show starts at 5 p.m. Friday.
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.
"Art by the Sea," cocktails, live music, hors d'oeuvres and art auction; benefits the museum; Ogunquit Museum of American Art. $100. ogunquitmuseum.org. 5 to 8 p.m.
"Paws for a Cause," dog walk benefiting the Coastal Humane Society, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Donation. coastalhumanesociety. org. Sign-in at 9:30 a.m.; walk at 10 a.m.
15th annual Coastal Maine Antiques Show, more than 70 Maine antique dealers; benefits the Damariscotta River Association; Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $10. 439-6641. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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. Through Saturday.
Acton Fair, exhibits, 4-H projects, flower show, animal-pulling events and midway, Acton Fair Grounds. $6, $7; free for ages 11 and under. Schedule at actonfair.net. Through Sunday.
Piscataquis Valley Fair, homemade ice cream, crafts, midway, animal-pulling events and agricultural exhibits, Piscataquis Valley Fairgrounds, Dover-Foxcroft. $6; $2 for ages 5 to 10; free for ages 4 and under. Schedule at piscataquisvalleyfair.com. Through Sunday.
"Art for Art's Sake," art show and sale, Boothbay Region Boatyard, Southport Island. lincolnartsfestival.net. Through Sunday.
Picnic Music + Arts Festival, 130 vendors with locally produced crafts, artwork and vintage items, plus live music all day, Lincoln Park, Portland. Free admission. picnicportland.com. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
47th Annual Sidewalk Art Festival, sponsored by WCSH-6, Congress Street between Monument Square and Congress Square, Portland. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Juried Arts and Crafts Show, sponsored by the Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen, The Green, Kennebunkport. Free admission. societyofsouthernmainecraftsmen.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sanford Maine Stage Theatre Craft and Vendor Fair, Nasson Community Center, Springvale. 459-7330. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Healing Arts Festival, food, music, psychics, massage, energy healing, natural products and handmade gifts, Gardens of Atlantis, Dayton. Free admission. 929-5088. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Windsor Fair, agricultural exhibits, arts and crafts, midway, pulling events, harness racing and more, Windsor Fairgrounds. $7, $9; free for children under age 16. Schedule at windsorfair.com. Through Sept. 3.
Blue Hill Fair, midway rides, food vendors, musical entertainment, racing, pulling events and more, Blue Hill Fairgrounds. $3 to $8; free for children under age 12. bluehillfair.com. Through Sept. 3.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
Historic Old Port Walking Tours, 90-minute tours from trained guides, not recommended for children under age 12, Maine Historical Society, Portland. $10. mainehistory.org. 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday to Saturday. Through Sept. 2.
New England Auto Auction, more than 200 vehicles for sale, Owls Head Transportation Museum. owlshead.org. 9:30 a.m.
Great State of Maine Air Show, grounded displays and exhibits, family activities, air performances from the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and more, Brunswick Executive Airport. $10 to $99. greatstateofmaineairshow.us. Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
"We Are Coming, Father Abraham," Civil War weekend with re-enactments, historians, historical groups and more, Good Will Hinkley School, Hinckley. $5/donation per day. Schedule at gwh2012.civilwarmaine.org. Through Sunday.
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