September 29, 2011

Et Cetera Listings

Benefits, fairs and other special events

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The Portland Symphony's Show House Tour continues this weekend.

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Lincolnville Fall Festival, parade, food, farmers market, beach treasure hunt and more, Lincolnville Beach. 789-5811. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Fiberarts Festival, demonstrations, displays and sales of a variety of fiber-based items, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. Free with garden admission. 633-4333. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta, with pumpkin boat racing, pumpkin catapulting, a giant pumpkin parade and more; various locations, Damariscotta. Most events are free. Various times Saturday to Oct. 10; schedule at

VinFest, wine and food festival with demonstrations, grape stomping, movies and more, Cellardoor Winery, Lincolnville. $10 Saturday; free movie Sunday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Fryeburg Fair, Maine's largest agricultural fair with harness racing, nightly entertainment, a midway and exhibits, Fryeburg Fairgrounds. $10; free for children under 12; free for ages 65 and older on Tuesday. Various times Sunday to Oct. 9. 



Full Dome Double Feature: "Two Small Pieces of Glass" and "IBEX," University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland. $5, $6. 780-4249. 7 and 8:30 p.m.

Maine Women in the Arts Fall Fine Arts Show with Miniatures, original paintings, tabletop miniature paintings and larger art, Masonic Hall, Kennebunkport. 787-3726. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Ecstatic Dance, participant dance, The Awake Collective, Portland. $10 to $20. Live music by Mindy Ray, 8:30 to 10 p.m. Friday; DJ, 10 a.m. to noon Sunday. 


New Gloucester History Barn Open House, New Gloucester Historical Society (History Barn). Free. 926-3188. 9 a.m. to noon.

Designing Women Fine Art and Craft Show, 25 women artisans selling jewelry, felted goods, doll clothes, pottery, baskets, bags and more; Consolidated School, Kennebunkport. $2. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

19th Annual Chowdah Challenge, clam and seafood chowder, lobster bisque and more, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. $10. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pumpkin Patch Trolley, ride to a field designated as the pumpkin patch, Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport. $5.50 to $8; free for ages 5 and younger. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 


Tweed Ride, leisurely bike ride in fancy dress, Portland Velocipede. Free; bring own bicycle. 899-3133. 2 p.m.

"The Phantom of the Opera," screening of 25th anniversary theater performance live from Royal Albert Hall, Brunswick 10. $18 to $22. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Oct. 11. 


Down East Pecha Kucha, featuring eight innovative thinkers, designers and/or artists from the region, Stonington Opera House. $5. 367-2788. 7 p.m.

The Many Styles of Syrah/Shiraz, wine appreciation session by Eric Archer, The Wine Bar & Restaurant, Portland. $30 to $40. 6 to 7:30 p.m. 


"A Bird of the Air" (2011), Stonington Opera House. $6; $5 for ages 17 and under. 367-2788. 7 p.m. today.

"As We Forgive" (2010), Rwanda documentary, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. today.

Camden International Film Festival, films, guests, panels, parties and other special events; various locations, Camden and Rockland. $8.50 per film; $25 to $100 for passes. Schedule at Today to Sunday.

"Unfinished Spaces" (2011), documentary of three young architects commissioned by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $8.50. 7 p.m. Friday.

Author Mary Morton Cowan takes the audience on an imaginary world tour and shows the fun and adventure of writing for children, Sawyer Memorial, Greene. Free. 946-5311. 2 p.m. Friday.

Michael Perry will present a slide film on his travels around New England, Sawyer Memorial, Greene. Free. 946-5311. 7 p.m. Friday 



Kathy Gunst, author of "Notes from a Maine Kitchen," book signing and reception, The Danforth, Portland. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

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