Friday, April 18, 2014
The streets of Bath will again be clogged with locals and tourists for the 41st annual Bath Heritage Days, Thursday through Sunday.
2012 Press Herald file/Shawn Patrick Ouellette
Friends of Rockport Public Library Book Sale, Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport. 236-3642. 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
The MUSE at The Hive, featuring Kennebunk High School writers, poets and artists; benefits the KHS MUSE publishing fund; The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
39th annual Strawberry Shortcake Festival, Cosmopolitan Club of Bath. $5, cosmopolitanclubofbath.org. Noon to 4 p.m. Thursday.
41st Annual Bath Heritage Days, carnival, art in the park, craft show, antique car show, music, boat parade, fireworks and more, downtown Bath. Most events are free. Schedule at visitbath.com/events/heritage-days. Thursday to Sunday.
Bethel Art Fair, Bethel Village Common. 824-3575. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Maine Crafts Guild's 4th Annual Damariscotta Fine Crafts Show, Central Lincoln County YMCA, Damariscotta. $5; free for children. mainecraftsguild.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Norway Arts Festival, arts, crafts, dance, theater and music, downtown Norway. Schedule at norwayartsfestival.org. July 11-13.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
237th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, reading and living history by Don Loprieno, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org. 2 p.m. Through July 20.
Third Annual Chebeague Chebang, live music by Lyly Divinsky and The Model Airplane, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Dominic Lavoie, North of Nashville and Joe Gallant, plus local artists, yard games, a dunk tank and fireworks. Chebeague Island Inn. $25; free ferry departs at 3 p.m. from Portland's Water Taxi dock. chebeaguechebang.com. 4 to 10 p.m.
Dark Follies, First Friday vaudeville show, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 8 p.m.
2013 Kids Concert, with Audiobody, The David Wax Museum, Yo Yo People, The Pop Ups, Justin Roberts & The Not Ready for Naptime Players, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. llbean.com. Noon.
Weekday Music and Performance Series, vaudeville show with Dark Follies, Post Office Park, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon.
"MUNCH 150," art exhibition on screen, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $15; $10 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 10 a.m.
Juggler Will Silvers, children's event, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 7 p.m.
Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, UNH Little Red Wagon's "Into the Grimm" in the morning and live music by The Diana Hansen Band in the evening, Royal River Park, Yarmouth. Free. 846-2406. 11 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.
Community Cookout, Potluck and Bandstand Concert, music by The Italian Heritage Center Band, Village Green, North Yarmouth. northyarmouthevents.org. 5:30 p.m.
Tate House Architectural Tour, 90-minute architectural tour from the cellar to the attic to reveal the "skeleton" of an 18th-century timber frame house, Tate House Museum, Portland. $12; $10 for seniors; $6 for ages 6 to 12. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Through Oct. 3.
Sparks Ark, wild animal show for children, Deering Oaks, Portland. Free. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m.
"Lincoln" (2012, Rated PG-13), Oscar-winning biopic starring Daniel Day-Lewis, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Sunday.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" (2003, Rated PG-13), with historical introduction by Brick Store Museum staff, Kennebunk Free Library. Free. brickstoremusem.org. 6 p.m. Monday.
"The Motorcycle Diaries" (2004, Rated R), Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
"The General," classic 1926 Buster Keaton silent comedy, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
"Art Videos at the Gallery Series": "The Impressionists: Pissarro," Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. Free. 646-8400. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
"Orphans of the Storm" (1921), silent film starring Lillian and Dorothy Gish accompanied by live music from Jeff Rapsis, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit. $10. leavittheatre.com. 8 p.m. July 11.
"Special Flight" (2011), documentary, Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. July 11.
"The Sandlot" (1993, Rated PG-13), family film screened outdoors, Bug Light Park, South Portland. Free. 767-7650. Thirty minutes after sunset July 11.
John Ford, author of "This Cider Still Tastes Funny," Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Artist Dahlov Ipcar, signing copies of "Circle Paintings" calendar, Georgetown Historical Society. 371-9200. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Kathryn Miles, author of "All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Famine Ship," with musical accompaniment by Castlebay, Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. mainecoastbookshop.com. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Andrew Carroll, author of "Here is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Ron Currie Jr., author of "Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free; bring lunch. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.
Martha White, author of "E.B. White on Dogs," Artisan Books & Bindery, Isleboro. 734-6852. 2:30 p.m. July 11.
Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. July 11.
• PRO SPORTS
Portland Sea Dogs, minor league baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, Hadlock Field, Portland. $9, $10. 874-9300. Vs. New Brunswick, 6 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday and noon Monday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Port City Swing Dance, music by the Blue Willow Band, Woodfords Club, Portland. $10. portcityswing.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.