August 1, 2013

Et Cetera Listings

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

• BENEFITS

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The Texas Flying Legends, who maintain and fly a collection of World War II aircraft, will return to Wings Over Wiscasset on Tuesday.

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Early punk rockers Bobby, Dannis and David Hackney are featured in the documentary film “A Band Called Death,” showing Tuesday at Space Gallery.

Drafthouse Films

Paddle Art Auction, benefit for Naples Public Library, Naples Country Club. $10. www.naples.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Light House Lawn Ornaments Auction, painted by local artists, Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham. merrymeetingartscenter.org. 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

"100 Years in Bloom," flower show and 10x10 art auction with cocktails and hors d'ouevres, benefit for the library, Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library, Kennebunkport. $20. graveslibrary.org. 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Annual Kitchen Tour, tour of eight local kitchens with gourmet tasting for local chefs at every stop, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. $25 in advance; $35 day of tour. merryspring.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

• FAIRS/FESTIVALS

Lazy Days of Summer Fair, gifts, baked goods, produce, flowers, treasures, raffles and more, Lovell United Church of Christ, Center Lovell. 925-3661. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday.

Northern Maine Fair, rides, exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, demolition derby and more, Northern Maine Fairgrounds, Presque Isle. $7; $2 for ages 7 to 12; free for ages 6 and under. northernmainefairgrounds.com. Thursday to Saturday.

Bangor State Fair, concerts, demolition derby, midway, food, petting zoo, fireworks and more, Bangor Fairgrounds. $7, $12; free for children under 3; $6 for parking. bangorstatefair.com. Thursday to Sunday.

York Days and Lighting of the Nubble, concerts, tournaments, sandcastle building, fireworks and more, Short Sands Beach, York. parksandrec. yorkmaine.org/special events.html. Thursday to Sunday.

Maine Lobster Festival, music by The Spin Doctors, David Cassidy and The Preservation Jazz Band, plus races, a parade, crafts, a pageant and lobster, Harbor Park, Rockland. $5; $2 for ages 6 to 12; free for ages 5 and younger; $25 each for Cassidy and jazz band concerts. mainelobster festival.com. Thursday to Sunday.

Wings Over Wiscasset, World War II airplanes, antique autos, music, history, science and fireworks, Wiscasset Municipal Airport. Free/donation. 882-5475. Gates at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Rain date is Wednesday.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY

Lammas Celestial Poetry Evening, a night of poetry, stories and music celebrating life and the universe, University of Southern Maine, Southworth Planetarium, Portland. Donation. usm.maine.edu/planet. 7 p.m.

Tate House Architectural Tour, 90-minute architectural tour from the cellar to the attic, 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.

Moscow Magic & Comedy Show, starring Vladimir Zinczenko, Freeport Theater of Awesome. $22. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 8.

FRIDAY

Wine Wise Sunset Sail: Many Styles of Pinot Noir, sommelier Erica Archer presents tasting of four pinot noirs about the sloop Frances, Maine Sailing Adventures on the Maine State Pier, Portland. $65; 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 6 p.m.

Annual Open House and Mill Tour, of wool mill, Bartlettyarns, Harmony. Free. bartlettyarns.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Day Out with Thomas, ride Thomas the Tank Engine, Boothbay Railway Village. $14 to $18. ticketweb.com/dowt. Various times Friday to Sunday and Aug. 9-11.

SATURDAY

24th Annual Auto Show and Par Sem Day, breakfast, raffles, penny auction, yard sale, games, music, lunches, craft vendors and car show, Parsonfield Seminary. 793-2384. 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wagon Ride to the Past History Tours, Wolfe's Neck Farm, Freeport. $14; $8 for ages 3 to 12; free for ages 2 and under. wolfesneckfarm.org. 10 a.m. to noon. Through Aug. 31.

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour, Eastern Cemetery, Portland. $7; $4 for seniors and students; free for children under 12. spiritsalive.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday. Through Oct. 13.

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