July 11, 2013

Et Cetera Listings

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

• BENEFITS

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The annual Moxie Festival, celebrating all things related to the distinctively flavored soft drink, runs Friday through Sunday and features a parade, music and more at various locations in downtown Lisbon Falls.

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Friends of Rockport Public Library Book Sale, Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport. 236-3642. 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday; 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

11th annual Summer Celebration Fundraiser, dog tricks, pony-driving demonstrations, lobster, live music from Band Overboard, silent auction, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth. Free; $50 for lobster bake or steak dinner at 6 p.m. skylinefarm.org. 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

"Broadway and Beyond," Music With a Mission Benefit Concert, with singers Emily Cain, Kelly Caufield and Matthew Small, benefit for Special Olympics Maine, North Windham Union Church. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 829-7149. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Georgetown Fire Department Auxiliary 38th Annual Auction, Georgetown Fire Department, Five Island Center. 371-2772. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Ninth Annual Victorian Tea, music by harpist Jane Wilcox Hively, proceeds benefit the Restoration Fund, Parsonfield Seminary, $15 advance; $20 day of; $5 for 12 and under. 793-8825. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Abbe Museum Presents The Gathering Gala, cocktails. silent and live auction, dinner, music and dancing, Bar Harbor Club. $150. 288-3519. 5 p.m. Wednesday. 

• BOOKS AND AUTHORS

Martha White, author of "E.B. White on Dogs," Artisan Books & Bindery, Isleboro. 734-6852. 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Reba White Williams, author of "Restrike," Longfellow Books, Portland. longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Granite Hall Store, Round Pond. 529-5864. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Owl & Turtle Bookstore, Camden. 230-7335. 3 to 5 p.m. Friday.

Jennifer O'Connell, author and illustrator of the picture book "Ten Timid Ghosts," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. mainecoastbookshop.com. Noon to 2 p.m. Friday.

Norma Salway, author of "Touched by a Hummingbird," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Mark Scott Ricketts, author of "A Flatlander's Guide to Maine," Sherman's Books and Stationery, Freeport. 869-9000. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Katherine Silva, author of "Aequitas," Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Carolyn Locke, author of "Not One Thing: Following Matsuo Basho's Narrow Road to the Interior," Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Carl Little and David Little, author and artist of "The Art of Katahdin," Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Sam Halpern, author of "A Far Piece to Canaan," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Tess Gerritsen, author of several thrillers, Falmouth Memorial Library. Free ticket required. 781-2351. 6 p.m. Wednesday. 

• DANCES

Folk Dance Brunswick, world music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, northern Europe and around the globe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick. $8; $5 students and seniors. 200-7577. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Contra Dance, music by Perpetual e-Motion, caller Maggie Robinson, Wescustogo Grange Hall, North Yarmouth. $10. 233-4325. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• FAIRS/FESTIVALS

Ossipee Valley Fair, Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, South Hiram. www.ossipeevalleyfair.com. Opens Thursday; through Sunday.

Norway Arts Festival, arts, crafts, dance, theater and music, downtown Norway. norwayartsfestival.org. Thursday through Saturday.

Moxie Festival, annual festival with music, performances, a parade and Moxie, various locations, downtown Lisbon Falls. www.moxiefestival.com. Friday through Sunday.

Summertime Craft Fair, baskets, pottery, jewelry, furniture, woodcarvings, paintings and more, First Congregational Church, Kittery Point. 439-0650. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Maine YogaFest, more than 40 workshops and lectures, 29 yoga studio partners participating, East End Community School, Portland. $90 to $125. maineyogafest.com. Saturday and Sunday.

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