Wednesday, March 12, 2014
“Sandsations,” a sand-sculpting contest to benefit the Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center, takes place from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pine Point Beach in Scarborough.
"Bidding to Build the Dream," live and silent auction, entertainment, hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar; benefits expansion project; Sanford Springvale YMCA, Sanford. $25 in advance; $30 day of benefit. sanfordymca.org. 6 p.m. Saturday.
"Champagne on the Sheepscot," benefit for the Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association with live music and hors d'oeuvres along the banks of the Sheepscot River in Edgecomb, Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association, Newcastle. $40 to $125. sheepscot.org. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
"Wild Nite," cocktails and hors d'ouevres, karaoke and Soul Clap Dance Party with Jonathan Toubin; fundraiser for programming at gallery; Space Gallery, Portland. $50; 21-plus. space538.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
"Sandsations," sand-sculpting contest," benefit for Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center, Pine Point Beach, Scarborough. sandsations.org. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Falmouth Antique Appraisal Day, appraisals done by Foreside Antiques; benefits Falmouth Historical Society; Falmouth Heritage Museum. $5 per item. 781-2351. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Our Shared History Chowder Festival, benefits the Brick Store Museum and Kennebunk Free Library; Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. $5. brickstoremuseum.org. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Sixth Annual Eco Appetito, Chef Lee Skawinski creates a menu using food items donated by local vendors; benefits Ferry Beach Ecology School and its Food for Thought program; Vignola Cinque Terre, Portland. $45 in advance; $55 day of event. ecoappetito.org. Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Capriccio, two-week festival of the arts with music, lectures, readings, performances and special events, various locations, Ogunquit. Various prices. ogunquit.org. Continues Thursday to Saturday.
Oxford County Fair, livestock shows, animal-pulling events, midway, crafts, exhibits, harness racing and live entertainment, Oxford Fairgrounds. $5 to $10; free for ages 5 and younger. oxfordcountyfair.com. Continues Thursday to Saturday.
Crossroads International Celtic Festival, music, dance and storytelling performances in several locations, western Maine. Various prices. Schedule at crossroadscelticfestival.com. Continues Thursday to Sunday.
New Portland Lions Fair, midway, pulling events, crafts and exhibits, Fairgrounds, North New Portland. $5; $15 per family. 628-2916. Friday to Sunday.
Shaker Hill Apple Festival, arts and crafts fair, wagon rides, Shaker Museum exhibits, children's activities, antique car rides and music, Brothers of Christian Instruction, Shaker Village, Alfred. Free admission. yorkcountyshelterprograms.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
Open Lighthouse Day, many state lighthouses open to the public statewide, Maine. www.lighthouseday.com. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour with history of those buried, history of the grounds and the type of stones, Eastern Cemetery, Portland. $7; $4 for seniors and students; free for children under age 12. spiritsalive.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday. Through Oct. 13.
BubbleMania!, blend of the latest in bubble wizardry with music and comedy, Freeport Theater of Awesome. $12 in advance, $15 day of show Saturday matinee and Sunday; $17 in advance, $20 day of show Saturday evening. awesometheater.com. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
David Stone: The Johnny Cash Experience, tribute show, Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Auburn. $22. laclt.com. 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday.
Seanachie Nights: Spoken Word and Music, tales of "The Feline Race" with Lynne Cullen, Janet Lynch and Kurt Kish, Bull Feeney's, Portland. $9/donation. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.
Tour of Seguin Island Light, tour Maine's highest lighthouse, the keeper's house and Seguin Island, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. $50; $25 for children under 17. mainemaritimemuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19.
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