June 19, 2013

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

• BENEFITS

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The Scarborough Garden Club’s annual Summer Solstice Garden Tour runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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Friends of the Scarborough Library Used Book Sale, Scarborough Public Library. 883-4723. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Kotzschmar Kause Book & Yard Sale, benefits Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ educational programs and outreach, Merrill Auditorium Rehearsal Hall, Portland. $10 in advance, $15 at the door for Friday preview night. foko.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday (preview); 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

Yard Sale Fundraiser, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Teddy Bears Dance for a Cause, ballroom dance party fundraiser for Barbara Bush Children's Hospital, Maplewood Dance Center, Portland. $20. 878-0584. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Suzuki Association Performance, benefits Seeds of Peace, St. Joseph's College (Harold Alfond Center), Standish. Donation. newengland suzukiinstitute.org, 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Eighth Annual Taste of the Nation 2013, food, signature cocktails, entertainment and auctions, benefits Share Our Strength Maine, 21-plus; Wolfe's Neck Farm, Freeport. $125, $200. tasteofthenation.org. 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

MicroMass, with the Voix des Anges choir, benefit concert for Sacred Heart/St. Dominic's Church, Sacred Heart/St. Dominic Parish, Portland. $10/donation. 773-7746. 7 p.m. Sunday.   

• FAIRS/FESTIVALS

La Kermesse Franco Americaine Festival, 31st annual festival celebrating Biddeford's Franco-American heritage and culture with a parade, food, live music and fireworks, various locations, Biddeford. $5 per day; $15 festival pass. Schedule at lakermessefestival.com. Thursday to Sunday.

The Festival, beer festival featuring rare beer, Portland Company Complex. $65 per session; $95 to $150 festival pass; $8 designated driver ticket. eventbrite.com. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Artisans on the Green, old-time skilled crafts- people, demonstrations and displays, Windham Historical Society. $5; free for children under 12. windhamhistorical.org. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Damariscotta Pirate Rendezvous, pirate festival with pirate invasion, food, music and more, various locations, Damariscotta. Free/donation. Schedule at piraterendezvous.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Seventh Annual Riverfront Festival, annual waterfront celebration of the arts and wellness, various locations, Hallowell. hallowell.org. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Windjammer Days, grand sail parade, concerts, crafts, street music, fireworks and more, Boothbay Harbor. Free. sailmainecoast.com. Monday.

Standish Summer Spectacular, barbecue, live music, pancake breakfast, parade and more, various locations, Standish. 807-5666. June 27-29.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

FRIDAY

Seventh Annual Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere, food, beer and mead tastings with music by The Pete Kilpatrick Band, Victoria Mansion, Portland. $30. victoriamansion.org. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

AudioBody, high-tech family show, Freeport Theater of Awesome. $15 to $25. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

SATURDAY

"The Magic of Lyn Dillies," mystery and illusion in Vegas-style show, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; $12 for youths under 18. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Fourth Annual Tri-NY, North Yarmouth family triathlon with two-mile paddle, one-mile run and one-mile bike ride, Wescustogo Park, North Yarmouth. $15. tinyurl.com/triny2013. 10 a.m.

Scarborough Garden Club Summer Solstice Garden Tour, Hunnewell House, Scarborough. $15 in advance; $20 day of tour. 956-2753. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

"A Walk Along Historic Elm Street," guided walking tour, Skowhegan History House. Donation. 474-6632. 9 a.m.

SUNDAY

Tardy Brothers, comedy and juggling show, Freeport Theater of Awesome. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. awesometheater.com. 2 p.m.

Third Annual Piscataquis Cruise-In, classic and unique cars, Fairview Avenue Baseball Field, Dover-Foxcroft. $3; free for ages 12 and under. 564-8739. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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