November 14, 2012

Et Cetera Listings

Benefits, craft fairs, special events, films, books and authors, pro sports, dances

• BENEFITS

click image to enlarge

click image to enlarge

Amr Waked and Ewan McGregor in “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” the featured film this week at the York Public Library.

Courtesy photo

THURSDAY

Fall Card Party, light lunch, beverages and door prizes; benefits Falmouth Historical Society; Holy Martyrs Church, Falmouth. $12. 781-2705. 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Labyrinth Walk, indoor Chartre-style labyrinth for meditative walks; benefits the Center for Grieving Children; Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland. Free/donation. 772-7421. 4 to 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Superstorm Sandy Relief Party, music by Spose, Cam Groves, DJ Verbatum and Q97.9 DJs, 21-plus; Asylum, Portland. $5/donation. portlandasylum.com. Doors at 9 p.m.

Paw in the Door Cat Rescue, with blues band, hors d'oeuvres, and silent and live auctions, Winter Street Center, Bath. $12 in advance; $15 day of event. 737-8858. 6 p.m.

"Spirits in the Stacks," hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and hauntingly decorated library, Kennebunk Free Library. $35. kennebunklibrary.org. 7:30 p.m.

"For the Love of Jones," cancer benefit featuring music by Bart Joy, Kevin Migley & His Small Orchestra, D.R.U., Lars Vegas and Britta Pejic; Saltwater Grille, South Portland. $20. giveforward.com/fortheloveofjonesbenefitforthandavis. 8 p.m.

"Giving With Thanks," Biddeford Cares benefit for the Stone Soup Food Pantry, the Joyful Harvest Neighborhood Center and York County Food Rescue featuring the Jessi McKinnon Band; North Dam Mill, Biddeford. $10. 284-8520. 7 p.m.

Safe & Sound Benefit Concert, live music, student and teacher performances, coffee, cider and dessert; benefits Save the Children 2012, the Hurricane Sandy Children in Emergency Fund and Konbit Sante; Falmouth High School. Donations at door. 781-7429. 7 p.m.

Designing Women Fine Art and Craft Show, fine craftwork, hand-woven apparel, jewelry, artisanal body care and more; benefits Hardy Girls Healthy Women; Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport. $2/donation. 217-0407. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Book Sale, Camden Public Library. Free admission. 236-3440. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

• CRAFT FAIRS

THURSDAY

Craft Fair, jewelry, textiles and hand-designed clothing, studio of Nance Trueworthy, Portland. 774-6181. 3 to 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Crafts and Cocktails, range of products from more than 20 local crafters, Regatta Banquet and Conference Center, Eliot. 351-4623. 6 to 9 p.m.

Deck the Halls Extravaganza, handcrafts, artwork, wine and refreshments, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. 4 to 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

Holiday Craft Fair, three floors of handmade crafts, food, raffles and entertainment, Casco Bay High School, Portland. 773-2727. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Waynflete Artisan Fair, jewelry, photography, silk scarves, paintings, wooden bowls, ceramics and more, Waynflete School, Portland. 774-5721. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Our Lady of Hope Christmas Bazaar, white elephant table, big wheel, lucky 7s, crafts, baked goods and more, St. Patrick's Church, Portland. 773-8619. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

29th Annual Hannaford Associates' Holiday Craft Fair, more than 50 crafters, Portland Elks Lodge No. 188. 885-3632. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Once Upon a Holiday Fair, live music, food, Thanksgiving and Christmas items, crafts, books and more, First Lutheran Church, Portland. firstlutheranportland.org. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Craft Fair, local and global handcrafted gifts, Karma Fair Trade, Portland. 831-4531. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Village Fair, Stroudwater Baptist Church, Portland. 767-4760. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Holly Daze Bazaar, wreaths, knit goods, books and lunch, First Congregational Church, South Portland. 799-2235. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friends of the Former South Windham Library Holiday Fair, craft items, handmade quilt raffle, crafts, basket raffles, knitted goods and more, Windham-Gorham Rod and Gun Club, Gorham. 892-4249. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Country Christmas Fair, crafts, baked goods, candy, raffles and more, West Gorham Union Church. 839-4208. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Holiday Fair, baked goods, books, candy, crafts, jewelry and more, Mill Brook Estates, Westbrook. 856-0018. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Holly Days Fair, baked goods, handmade gifts, jams, jellies, silent auction and more, Falmouth Congregational Church. 781-3413. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christmas Fair, Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, Cumberland. 400-9334. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Village Christmas Fair, Congregational Church of Cumberland. 829-8473. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

46th Annual Village Christmas Fair, wreaths, handwork, crafts, white elephant items and more, Cumberland Congregational Church, Cumberland Center. 829-3419. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Santa's Workshop Christmas Fair, holiday craft fair, First Congregational Church, North Yarmouth. 829-3644. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Freeport Lioness/Lions Club Holiday Craft Fair, local crafters, hourly raffles and food, Harraseeket Grange Hall, Freeport. 865-6188. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Christmas Fair, ornaments, crafts, white elephant table and cookie walk, First Congregational Church, North Berwick. 676-3170. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Christmas Fair, crafts, wreaths, baked goods and more, North Windham Union Church, Windham. 892-6142. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Knit Wits of Bailey Island Annual Holiday Fair, handcrafts, baked goods and white elephant items, Community Church, Bailey Island. 833-0092. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gingerbread Fair, gift baskets, pies, wreaths, crafts, jewelry and more, First Universalist Church of Auburn. auburnuu.org. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christmas Fair and Bake Sale, North Saco Congregational Church, Saco. 282-0958. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christmas Craft Fair, Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry fundraiser, Jimmy the Greek's, Old Orchard Beach. 934-5868. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The School Around Us Annual Craft Fair, 70 artisans and craftsmen, silent auction, handmade wreaths and more, Kennebunk High School. 967-3143. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Christmas Fair and Silent Auction, West Kennebunk United Methodist Church. 985-6632. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Annual Traip Athletic Booster Craft Fair, Traip Academy, Kittery. 439-1121. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Snowflake Fair, wreaths, fir pillows, holiday gifts, baked goods and more, Lovell United Church of Christ, Center Lovell. 925-1321. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Waterborough Historical Society Holiday Fair, South Waterboro Grange Hall. 247-5148. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bucksport High School Outing Club Annual Craft Fair, Bucksport High School. 469-6650. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Messalonskee All Sports Boosters Annual Craft Fair, Messalonskee High School, Oakland. messalonskeeboosters@yahoo.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Maine Made Christmas Craft Show, Stevens Avenue Armory, Portland. 946-7079. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

19th Annual Made in Maine Craft Show, hosted by Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen, Mt. Ararat High School, Topsham. societyofsouthernmainecraftsmen.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY

Kitchen Garden Dinner Series, multi-course meal prepared by Chef Jonathan McCormack of the Admiral Steakhouse in Bath, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. $90; includes wine and gratuities. 633-4333. 6 p.m.

Pecha Kucha Night, informal gathering for creative people to share their ideas, work and thoughts, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $5. rivertreearts.org. Doors at 6:30 p.m., program at 7:20 p.m.

FRIDAY

Christmas Tree Lighting and Northern Lights Celebration, music by The Fogcutters Big Band, wagon rides, lights displays, sled dogs and more, L.L. Bean Flagship Store, Freeport. llbean.com. 6:45 p.m. Festival runs through Dec. 31.

Dances of Universal Peace, chanting and circle dance, stories and teachings from the spiritual traditions of the world, Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Donation. 210-6999. 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

FEZtival of Trees, decorated trees, food court, entertainment, craft fair and pictures with Santa, Kora Shrine Temple, Lewiston. $2; free for children under age 12. Schedule at korashriners.org. Various times Saturday to Wednesday. Through Nov. 24.

SLAP Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland, female arm wrestling championships, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $5. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m.

Downtown Brunswick Early Bird Sale and Rolling Slumber Bed Races, special sales, cooking demos, craft fair, cookies, cocoa and more; downtown Brunswick. brunswickdowntown.com. 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; bed races at 11 a.m. at Park Row.

SUNDAY

Psychic Sunday, Tarot card readings, psychic readings, crystals and more, Fireside Inn & Suites, Portland. $2 admission; fees for services. onthenewedge.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MONDAY

Seanachie Nights: Spoken Word and Music, songs and stories from the Celtic harvest with Castlebay, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $9/donation. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series, poetry and spoken word with slam poet Robert Gibbs, 18-plus; Bull Feeney's, Portland. $3. 773-7210. 7:30 p.m.

• FILMS

"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" (2011, Rated PG-13), York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.

"In Good Time: The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland," documentary, music by Hattie Simon followed by film and Q&A with filmmaker Huey, The Frontier, Brunswick. $8. explorefrontier.com. Music at 1 p.m., film at 2 p.m. Sunday.

• BOOKS/AUTHORS

William Barry, historian and author of "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford. 324-2797. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Barbara Walsh, author of "August Gale: A Father and Daughter's Journey into the Storm," University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn, Lewiston. 753-6674. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Paul Doiron, author of "Bad Little Falls," South Portland Library. southportlandlibrary.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

William David Barry, historian and author of "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," Woodfords Club, Portland. 772-4893. 7 p.m. Friday.

Susan Poulin, author of "Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida LeClair's Guide to Livin' the Good Life," Skillins Greenhouse, Falmouth. 781-3860. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Sandra Oliver, author of "Maine Home Cooking," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Susan Connelly, author of "The Flight in Time," Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 2 p.m. Sunday.

An Evening of Poetry, bring original or favorite poems to share, York Public Library. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Camden Meets Belfast: A Celebration of Poetry, works by Lauren Murray, Elizabeth W. Garber, Kristen Lindquist and Dave Morrison, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

• PRO SPORTS

Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $15 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Providence, 7 p.m. Saturday; vs. Manchester, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

• PARTICIPANT DANCE

Port City Swing Dance, music by Maine Swingin' DJs, Woodfords Club, Portland. $10. portcityswing.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)