Thu/14

MISCELLANEOUS

BLISTERED FINGERS BLUEGRASS

FESTIVAL, all day, 30 Plains Rd.,

Litchfield; $70 for four day pass, today only: $10; 873-6539 [email protected] WEAVING DEMONSTRATION: “Cutting and sewing handwoven fabrics,” repeated 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Maine Fiberarts, 13 Main St., Topsham; free;

721-0678 or www.MaineFiberarts.org. RECEPTION FOR PLEIN AIR

PAINTERS, 5-7 p.m., Education Center, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barters Island, Boothbay; free;

633-4333 ext. 101 or MaineGardens.org. WEST BATH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

MEETING AND DINNER, 6 p.m., Old

West Bath Meeting House, Berry’s

Mill Rd.; free; 443-4449. LINE DANCING, beginners 6 p.m., intermediate/advanced 7:15 p.m.,

People Plus Center, 35 Union St.,

Brunswick; $20 per month; register

729-0757; questions Janice

McLaughlin 729-6945.

PERFORMANCES

A CHORUS LINE, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Maine State Music Theatre,

Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College,

Brunswick; $36-54 matinee/$43-56 evening; 725-8769 or www.MSMT.org. SCREENING OF ULYSSES, 6:30 p.m.,

Portland Public Library, 5 Monument

Sq., Room 5, Portland; 1967 film and discussion by USM Professor

Francis McGrath; free; 799-5327. OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8 p.m.-midnight,

Railroad Diner, Route 196, Lisbon; hosted by Charlie Wing and the band

Tripolar; [email protected] BOYS WILL BE BOYS, 8 p.m., Lucid

Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland; “an

OUT-rageous New Musical Revue;” $17/$15 or $12/$10 advance discount.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

ELDER SCAMS BROWN BAG LUNCH, noon, People Plus, 35 Union St.,

Brunswick; speaker: Larry Caruso;

729-0757. BUILDING A VIKING SHIP IN MAINE,

6 p.m., Maine Maritime Museum

Boatshop, Bath; $7/$5 for members; www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. MEDICARE BENEFITS HEALTH CARE

OPTIONS information session, 7 p.m., China Rose Restaurant, 42

Bath Rd., Brunswick; 949-375-0856 or www.Medicare.gov.

Fri/15

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,

Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or

1-800-RED-CROSS. RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m.,

Yarmouth Amvets, Yarmouth; www.RedCrossBlood.org or 1-800-

RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

BLISTERED FINGERS BLUEGRASS

FESTIVAL, 8 a.m.; 30 Plains Rd.,

Litchfield; $70 for four day pass, today only: $25; 873-6539 [email protected] HEALING CLINIC, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.,

People Plus Center, 35 Union St.,

Brunswick; free care includes physical and massage therapists, reflexology, Reiki, integrated energy therapy, dietitian information; any donations benefit Mid-Coast Hunger Prevention

Program; Greater Brunswick Physical

Therapy 729-1164. RICHMOND RIVERFRONT FARMER’S

MARKET, 3:30-6 p.m., Front St.,

Richmond; music and local food;

841-5599. FREEPORT 3RD FRIDAY, 5-8 p.m., take a stroll through the village of

Freeport to experience the very best artwork from painters, potters, jewelers and more; freeportusa.com. 3RD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m., 99

Commercial St., Bath; featuring Peter

Alexander who plays folk and rock; free; 5raa.org. ART EXHIBITION: “Streams, Stones, and Frozen Fire: Pottery by Nancy

Meader,” 5-8 p.m., The Harlow

Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell; free; 622-3813 or www.Harlow-

Gallery.org. GYMNASTICS EXHIBITION, 7 p.m.,

303 Centre St., Bath; refreshments and an opportunity to meet the athletes following the performance; free. SWING DANCE, music by Maine’s

Swinging’ DJs, 7-11 p.m., Wescustogo Hall, 475 Walnut Hill Road, North

Yarmouth; beginners lessons 7 p.m., dance 8-11 p.m.; $8; 653-5012 or [email protected]

PERFORMANCES

MUSIC AT THE MARKET: “Married with Chitlins,” 5-7 p.m., Richmond

Riverfront Farmers Market; free. OPEN MIC AND ACOUSTIC FOLK:

“Bread and Bones,” 7 p.m., The Side

Door Coffee House, Curtis Library,

23 Pleasant St., Brunswick; 729-

7493. A CHORUS LINE, 7:30 p.m., Maine

State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick;

$43-56; 725-8769 or www.MSMT.org. ULYSSES FOR BEGINNERS, 7:30 p.m., Bull Feeney’s Pub, 375 Fore

St., Portland; uses scenes, songs, slides and humor to explain the story of Ulysses in 1 hour; free; 799-5327. BRENT McCOY, 8 p.m., The Opera

House at Boothbay Harbor, 86

Townsend Ave.; $10 and $7 youth advance, $12 at door; 633-5159 or www.BoothbayOperaHouse.com. DAY FOR NIGHT, 8 p.m., Portland

Wine Bar Blue, 650A Congress St.,

Portland; 774-4111 or www.portcityblue.com. BOYS WILL BE BOYS, 8 p.m., Lucid

Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland; “an

OUT-rageous New Musical Revue;”

$17/$15 or $12/$10 advance discount.

PUBLIC MEALS

FIRESIDE LUNCHEON, noon, Spectrum Generations, 12 Main St., Topsham; $5 younger than 65, $4 65 and older; reservations 729-0475.

Sat/16

BLOOD DRIVE

AMERICAN RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 524 Forest Ave.,

Portland; www.RedCrossBlood.org or

1-800-RED-CROSS.

MISCELLANEOUS

FISHING RALLY, 8-11 a.m., The Ponds behind Solid Waste Facility on Foreside Rd., Topsham; fishing license requirements waived for today only; free; 725-1727 or www.topshamlibrary.org. BLISTERED FINGERS BLUEGRASS

FESTIVAL, 8 a.m.; 30 Plains Rd.,

Litchfield; $70 for four day pass, today only: $25; 873-6539 [email protected] ARROWSIC SCHOLARSHIP YARD

SALE, 9 a.m.-noon, Arrowsic Town

Hall, Rt. 127; rain date Sunday, June

17. 2ND ANNUAL BOARD GAME MEETUP, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Morrell

Meeting Room, Curtis Library,

Brunswick; children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult; free; mainegamer.tumblr.com/bgg-meetup. ARCHITECTURAL GEMS AND HIDDEN GARDENS TOUR, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880

Washington St., Bath; $25 advance at local Bath stores; $30 day of the tour; 443-2174 or www.sagadahocpreservation.org. AUTHOR VISIT AND BOOKSIGNING:

Paul Cunningham’s “Building a Viking

Ship in Maine,” 11 a.m., North Creek

Farm, 24 Sebasco Rd., Phippsburg; free. WEAVING DEMONSTRATION: Saco

Valley Fiber Artists and Salt Bay Treddlers, repeated 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,

Maine Fiberarts, 13 Main St., Topsham; free; 721-0678 or www.Maine-

Fiberarts.org. POLDY’S PERAMBULATION: A

Bloomsday Walk, noon-4 p.m., Maine

Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St.,

Portland; Ulysses costumes encouraged; free; 799-5327. ARTISTS’ RECEPTION, 5-7 p.m., 275

Water St., Gardiner; highlights 5 Art-

Dog artists; free; 582-2108 or www.theartdogs.com.

PERFORMANCES

MIDCOAST COMMUNITY CHORUS

CONCERT, 7 p.m., Strom Auditorium,

Camden Hills Regional High School,

Rockport; $15/$30 center orchestra

$22 side orchestra; 975-0582 or mscsings.org. SONG AND DANCE BENEFIT FOR UU

CHURCH, 7 p.m., Minnie Brown Center, 906 Washington St., Bath; $12 advance; $15 at the door/children under 12 free; 729-855. A CHORUS LINE, 7:30 p.m., Maine

State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick;

$43-56; 725-8769 or www.MSMT.org. BLOOMSDAY PROGRAM, 7:30 p.m.,

Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray

St., Portland; Irish traditional Group,

Boghat, and actress Janet Lynch performing; free; 799-5327. BOYS WILL BE BOYS, 8 p.m., Lucid

Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland; “an

OUT-rageous New Musical Revue;”

$17/$15 or $12/$10 advance discount.

PUBLIC MEALS

BAKED BEAN AND CASSEROLE SUPPER, 5-6:30 p.m., Edgecomb Congregational Church, corner of Cross

Point Rd. and Eddy Rd., Edgecomb; baked beans, casseroles, salads, rolls, beverages, and dessert; $7/$3 under 12.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

CONCRETE COUNTERTOPS, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Shelter Institute, 873

Route 1, Woolwich; $200 or $300 couple; register 442-7938 or www.ShelterInstitute.com. CANCER COMMUNITY CENTER:

“Estate Planning 101,” 11 a.m.-

12:30 p.m., Cancer Community Center, 788 Main St., So. Portland; free; cancercommunitycenter.org.

Sun/17

MISCELLANEOUS

BLISTERED FINGERS BLUEGRASS

FESTIVAL, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m..; 30

Plains Rd., Litchfield; $10 for today only; 873-6539 [email protected] LINCOLN STREET WALKING TOUR: with Robert and Cristle Judd, 1 p.m., meet at the corner of Lincoln and

Main in Brunswick; $4/$2 advance/ free for PHS members; 729-6606.

PERFORMANCES

A CHORUS LINE, 2 p.m., Maine State

Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick; $36-54;

725-8769 or www.MSMT.org. BOYS WILL BE BOYS, 2 p.m., Lucid

Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland; “an

OUT-rageous New Musical Revue;”

$17/$15 or $12/$10 advance discount. DARTMOUTH AIRES, 3 p.m., Merrill

Auditorium, Portland; $22/$12 children/ students with IDs; 842-0800 or porttix.com.

PUBLIC MEALS

BREAKFAST BUFFET, 7:30-10 a.m.,

Knights of Columbus Hall, 807 Middle St., Bath; features eggs to order, bacon, sausage, ham, pancakes,

French toast, home fries, juice, biscuits, gravy, muffins; $6, $3 under

12, $15 family; 443-6015.