September 26, 2012

Et Cetera Listings

Benefits, fairs/festivals, special events, films, books and authors

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Get to Camp Ketcha on Saturday in Scarborough for the Woofminster Dog Show and Cover Dog Challenge, featuring contests for dogs, silent auction, prizes, music, an animal communicator and raffle. The event is for the benefit of NEADS: Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans.

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FRIDAY

"Suite Limpet," theatrical site-specific installation piece using sculpture, performance, music and science, Otter Creek Hall, Mount Desert Island. $9 to $14; reservations required. limpet.brownpapertickets.com. 5:45 p.m. Friday to Sunday. Through Oct. 7.

Wings of Freedom Tour, fully restored WWII bombers and fighters with stories from WWII veterans; flights available at additional cost; Brunswick Executive Airport. $12; $6 for children. collingsfoundation.org. 2 to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

SATURDAY

Horseshoe Tournament, cash prizes, The Trailblazers Club, Wells. $11; $10 for subsequent games. 641-2433. Sign-up at noon, games at 1 p.m.

"An Evening at the Morris Farm: The Morris Farm Auction," silent and live auction, cash bar, music and hors d'oeuvres, Morris Farm, Wiscasset. $25. 882-4080. 5 to 9 p.m.

Clean-up and Gardening Day, hosted by Spirits Alive, Eastern Cemetery, Portland. Free. spiritsalive.org. 9 a.m. to noon.

"Everybody Loves Pirates," Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers puppet show aimed at children, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $8; $4 for students; free for children under age 2. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2 and 7 p.m.

"Art at Home in Hallowell," tour seven Hallowell residences, begins at Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. $25 in advance; $30 day of. tour. harlowgallery.org/wordpress1. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pumpkin Patch Trolley, ride a streetcar to find the perfect pumpkin, Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport. $10; $8 for seniors ages 60 and older; $7.50 for ages 6 to 16; free for ages 5 and under. trolleymuseum.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Maine Alpaca Farm Days, alpaca farms open throughout the state. Free. Locations at mainealpacafarms.com. Most farms open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

SUNDAY

Damariscotta Day, music by The Haymakers, Chapman-Hall House, Damariscotta. Free. 882-7060. Noon to 4 p.m.

Scarecrow Sunday, scarecrow making (supplies provided), Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. $10 per scarecrow plus gardens admission. mainegardens.org. 1 to 3 p.m.

• FILMS

Camden International Film Festival, dozens of films, special guests, panels, parties and other special events, various locations, Camden and Rockland. $8.50 per film; passes are $25 to $125. Schedule at camdenfilmfest.org. Thursday to Sunday.

"Fixing the Future," featuring David Brancaccio of "NOW" on PBS, University of Southern Maine (Payson Smith Hall), Portland. Price not given. 619-4437. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

"Texas Highways & Byways," travelogue film narrated by Dale Johnson, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene. Free. sawyer-foundation.com. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

Manhattan Short Film Festival, 10 short films from around the world, The Public Theatre, Lewiston, thepublictheatre.org/special_events/manhattan-short. $10; $7 for seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

"Bugcrush" (2006) and "Yearbook" (2011), two rated R shorts, film screenings and discussion with director Carter Smith, Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham. $7. 841-5914. 7 p.m. Friday.

"The Ruins" (2008, rated R), film screening and discussion with director Carter Smith, Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham. $7. 841-5914. 7 p.m. Saturday.

"The Dream Factory" (2012), ski and snowboard film, Port City Music Hall, Portland. $19 to $25. portcitymusichall.com. 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Global Lens International Film Series, international films, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free. bates.edu/museum. "Fat, Bald, Short Man" (2011, Columbia), 7:30 p.m. Monday. Through Dec. 3.

Manhattan Short Film Festival, 10 short films from around the world, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $7.50 to $8.50. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. Oct. 4.

• BOOKS/AUTHORS

THURSDAY

Phillip Hoose, author of "Moonbird: A Year on the Wing of Great Survivor B95," Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. 6 p.m.

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