• CHEAP THRILL

Have a seat — if your bid’s the best

BID ON 50 one-of-a-kind chairs hand-painted by local artists and raise money for student community service projects at the Painting with a Purpose Auction.

WHEN: 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square

HOW MUCH: $10 each; $25 per family

INFO: 934-3616


• HOT TICKET

Steampunk getting all (neo) Victorian

DRESS IN your favorite neo-Victorian fashion for the Steampunk Affair, an evening of fine dining, dancing, artisans and oddities.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: The Roost, 62 Chicopee Road, Buxton

HOW MUCH: $30 at the door; limited tickets available

INFO: portconmaine.com/asteampunkaffair