July 11, 2013

Et Cetera Listings

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

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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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Paddle Battle, kayak, canoe, stand-up paddleboard division races, and any other vessels without a motor heading down the Kennebunk River, live music by Amy Allen, Todo Bien and Don Campbell, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport. $35; $60 for two-person team. paddlebattlekport.com. Race at 1:30 p.m.; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Annual Country Fair, antiques and attic treasures, books, jewelry, plants, cookie walk, crafts and food tables, silent auction and Christmas boutique, Southport United Methodist Church. 633-4896. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. 

• FILMS

2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, "Special Flight," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Through Sept. 26.

Outdoor Summer Movie Series, "The Sandlot," Bug Light Park, South Portland. Free. 767-7650. 30 minutes after sunset Thursday.

"Vacationland," Maine-made feature film, director Jaime Hook and actors from the film will be at screening, Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington. $8. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Beetlejuice," 1988 comedy, Camden Ampitheatre. 236-3440. 8:30 p.m. Monday.

On the Road Film Series, "Thelma & Louise" (1991) (R), Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 21.

"Northern Borders," with producer Jay Cravens, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Space Presents Bayside Bowl Summer Patio Film Series, "Akira" (1988 Japanese anime), Bayside Bowl, Portland. Free. space538.org. Sunset Wednesday. Through Aug. 28.

2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, "High Tech, Low Life," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. July 18. Through Sept. 26. 

• FOOD AND DRINK

Otisfield Historical Society Strawberry Festival, The Old Town House, Otisfield. 539-2521. 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. 

• FOR CHILDREN

Sparks Ark, wild animals, Deering Oaks, Portland. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

"Bubbleology: The Secret World of Bubbles," explore world of bubbles with Keith Johnson and his state-of-the-art bubble sculptures, Ogunquit Playhouse. $17 to $21. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; 10 a.m. Sunday.

21st Annual Pet Show, with live animals, chance for kids desiring a pet to meet others and learn about what is needed, Kennebunk Free Library. Free. kennebunklibrary.org. 6 p.m. Monday.

Jon Call, camp songs, Deering Oaks, Portland. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m. July 18. 

• HOME & GARDEN

Hidden Gardens of Phippsburg Tour, self-guided tour of nine private gardens, benefits the Popham Chapel and Chapel House, Sportsman's Club, Phippsburg. $30. 389-2620. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Brunswick Garden Tour, self-guided tours of eight gardens, Brunswick Gazebo. $12. 725-6558. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. 

• SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday Night Cruise Night, show off your cars and trucks, The Landmark, Turner. landmarkturner.com. 5 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Silent Film Series with Live Music from Jeff Rapsis, Lillian and Dorothy Gish, "Orphans of the Storm" (1921), Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. leavittheatre.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Community Cookout, Potluck and Band Stand Concert, music by The Italian heritage Center Concert Band, Village Green, North Yarmouth. northyarmouthevents.org. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Tate House Architectural Tour, 90-minute tours, tour from the cellar to the attic to reveal the "skeleton" of an 18th-century timber-frame house, Tate House Museum, Portland. $12; $10 seniors; $6 for 6 to 12 years. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Through Oct. 3.

New England Fights Presents Summer Fight Night, mixed martial arts, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $27.75 to $101.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m. Friday.

Gonzofest: A Tribute to Hunter S. Thompson, includes screenings of "Breakfast with Hunter" and "Making of the Rum Diary," One Longfellow Square, Portland, $6. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

AudioBody, multimedia comedy show, Freeport Theater of Awesome. $10 to $25. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Through July 27.

R and R Spinners Spinning Demo, demonstration of traditional skills, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Free. 926-4597. 10 a.m. Saturday.

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