Wed/20

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS

CHANS BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC,

10:30-11:30 a.m., Mid Coast Hunger

Prevention Soup Kitchen, 84 A Union

St., Brunswick.

PERFORMANCES

JAZZ SET, 8 p.m., Richard Nelson,

Imaginary Ensemble, Frontier Cafe, Fort

Andross, Brunswick. Free admission.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

CHATS WITH CHAMPIONS, 10 a.m.,

Andrew Vietze, to talk about his new book “Boon Island: A True Story of

Mutiny, Shipwreck, and Cannibalism.”

Porter Meeting Room, Skidompha

Library, Damariscotta. AUTHOR TALK, 2 p.m. R. Neil Laughlin will discuss his book, “The Day the

World Cried as One”. This is a collection of stories about that fateful day, 50 years ago, on November 23, 1963.

People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick.

Thu/21

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS

CHANS BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC, 10-

11 a.m., Freeport Community Services,

53 Depot St., Freeport. CHANS BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC,

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., People Plus,

35 Union St., Brunswick.

PERFORMANCES

THE CRUCIBLE, 7 p.m., Brunswick High

School Players. Crooker Theatre,

Brunswick High School. $10/$8 students. NOVEL JAZZ, 7 p.m., Skidompha Library,

Damariscotta. $14 adults, $12 seniors,

$6 young adults, children free.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

CHAPTER MEETING, 11:15 a.m., Midcoast based Merrymeeting NARFE Chapter 1796 invites all retired and active federal employees to attend the monthly meeting at the Bounty, Holiday Inn,

Bath. Guest speaker and lunch. 353-

9649 for reservations. HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING, 7 p.m.

Pownal Scenic and Historical Society, annual meeting, DeWitt Room, Mallett

Hall, Rt. 9, Pownal. SEA RISE LECTURE, 7 p.m. KELT presents “BUILDING RESILIENCE TO A RISING SEA”, Maine Maritime Museum.

Marsh Migration Project, new mapping data for the Kennebec Estuary. $5 donation suggested. IMPACT OF FREE TRADE LECTURE, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library,

Brunswick. Rep. Sharon Treat will speak on trade agreements and their impact on workers in the US. Free.

Fri/22

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS

CHANS BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC,

9:30-10 a.m., Pejepscot Terrace, 36

Pejepscot Ter., Brunswick. PIE SALE, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., United Baptist

Church, 1 Elm St., Topsham.

MISCELLANEOUS

PIE SALE, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., United Baptist

Church, 1 Elm St., Topsham. COATS FOR SENIORS KICKOFF, through

Nov. 24, at LL Bean, Freeport. LL Bean will donate $5 per coat toward heating assistance, and first 100 donors will be given a coupon for a free Ben and

Jerry’s ice cream cone.

PERFORMANCES

THE CRUCIBLE, 7 p.m., Brunswick High

School Players. Crooker Theatre,

Brunswick High School. $10/$8 students. THEATER OF AWESOME, 8 p.m., Family friendly hypnosis show, $17 adults in advance, $12 for children. 5 Depot

Street, Freeport. 518-8839. SOUND OF MUSIC, 7:30 p.m., Portland

Players, 420 Cottage Rd., South Portland. $15-20. ANNUAL DINNER AND THEATER

FUNDRAISER, 6 p.m., Harpswell Community Theater and Merriconeag Grange will hold its Annual Dinner and Theater

Fundraiser at the Grange Hall, Rte 123

Harpswell Center. Pot Roast Dinner prepared and served by members of the grange followed by family-friendly skits and music performed by members of the Harpswell Community Theater.Tickets for the dinner and show are $15 and can be purchased by calling 833- 2320.Seating is limited.

Sat/23

HOLIDAY & CRAFT FAIRS

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. St. Patrick Church, 380 Academy

Rd., Newcastle Baked goods, candies, religious items, plants, raffle, lunch. ANNUAL CLC YMCA HOLIDAY CRAFT

BAZAAR, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 525 Main

St., Damariscotta 100 craftspeople, ornaments, wreaths, fine art, pottery, jewelry, baked goods, lunch. $1 entrance. SSMC MADE IN MAINE CRAFT SHOW

(through 24th), 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Sat.) and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Sun.) Mt. Ararat

High School, 73 Eagles Drive, Topsham.

Juried craft show, free admission, free parking. BEAT BLACK FRIDAY BAZAAR, 9 a.m.

United Church of Christ, 150 Congress

Ave., Bath. Gifts, home-baked goods, jewelry, jewelry, lunch and silent auction. FREEPORT LIONESS ANNUAL HOLIDAY

CRAFT FAIR, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., lunch 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Harraseeket Grange, Elm

St., Freeport (behind Key Bank).Handmade knit items, stained glass, canned goods, jewelry, wreaths. Drawings.

Chowder/chili luncheon. SANTA’S WORKSHOP CHRISTMAS

FAIR, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. North Yarmouth

Congregational Church, 3 Gray Rd.,

North Yarmouth. Chicken pie luncheon, silent auction, country crafts, handknit goods, extra-sharp cheese wheels, gift baskets, cookie walk and baked goods, wreaths, jams and candy and more.

Photos taken with Santa. BLUEBERRY RIDGE FARM HOLIDAY

SALE, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Nature inspired handcrafts for sale – knits, stained glass, carved woodenware, notecards, bath products, dolls, ornaments, decorations, specialty foods and more. 167

Loring Lane, Pownal. UU GINGERBREAD FAIR , 8:30 a.m. –

2p.m. UU Church, 169 Pleasant St.,

Auburn. Famous themed gift baskets and homemade pies. Also available are custom evergreen wreaths, handmade crafts, baked goods, jewelry, gingerbread houses and cookie kits, books &

CDs, silent auction and “upscale” rainbow elephant treasures. Luncheon with gingerbread dessert will be served from

11:30 a.m. –1 p.m., with Phil House at the piano to welcome in the holiday season. HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR TO BENEFIT EMS,

9 a.m – 2 p.m. Bowdoinham Fire Station-

Rt. 138, Bowdoinham. Craft fair, fish chowder luncheon. 7TH ANNUAL CREATIVE ECONOMY

FAIR, 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. 21 Pleasant

Hill Rd., Freeport. Showcases work by more than 40 Maine artists offering everything from prints to garden art to jewelry and home furnishing. Daily raffles to benefit Brunswick Area Respite

Care serving the Mid-coast.

PERFORMANCES

THE CRUCIBLE, 7 p.m., Brunswick High

School Players. Crooker Theatre,

Brunswick High School. $10/$8 students. THEATER OF AWESOME, 7 p.m., Family friendly hypnosis show, $17 adults in advance, $12 for children. 5 Depot

Street, Freeport. 518-8839. SOUND OF MUSIC, 7:30 p.m., Portland

Players, 420 Cottage Rd., South Portland. $15-20.

Sun/24

PERFORMANCES

THE CRUCIBLE, 2 p.m., Brunswick High

School Players. Crooker Theatre,

Brunswick High School. $10/$8 students. SOUND OF MUSIC, 2:30 p.m., Portland

Players, 420 Cottage Rd., South Portland. $15-20.

Tue/26

MISCELLANEOUS

TALKING TURKEY, 7 p.m., Visual lecture and book signing by Karen Davis, Harlow Gallery, Gardiner. 757-678+7875. PIE SALE, 8 a.m. – whenever pies are sold out, $8 per pie, Bowdoinham Fire Station, Rt. 138, Bowdoinham, 666- 8801.

PERFORMANCES

“HARK! CINEMA ANGELS” FILM

SERIES, 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library

33 Summer St, Bath 443-5141 x25 “Only Angels Have Wings” (1939). Cary

Grant is the tough-talking head of an airfreight service operating in the dangerous Andes Mountains. Jean Arthur is a vacationing showgirl competing with Rita

Hayworth for Grant’s affections.

TALKS-WORKSHOPS

WINTER MOTH PROGRAM, 6:30 p.m.,

Topsham Public Library. CREA discussion about an invasive insect that presents threat to fruit and hardwood trees. Free.

Thu/28

PERFORMANCES

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 7:30 p.m. Theater at Monmouth. Thanksgiving Night only, tickets $10. Bring non-perishable food for the Monmouth and Winthrop food pantries. 933-9999.

Fri/29

PERFORMANCES

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 7:30 p.m. Theater at Monmouth. Tickets $20-30.

933-9999. THEATER OF AWESOME, 7 p.m., Family friendly hypnosis show, $17 adults in advance, $12 for children. 5 Depot

Street, Freeport. 518-8839. SOUND OF MUSIC, 7:30 p.m., Portland

Players, 420 Cottage Rd., South Portland. $15-20.

Sat/30

MISCELLANEOUS

ART DEMO, 2-5 p.m. Jane Conway will demonstrate encaustic painting at Centre Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath.

Hands-on demonstration, $45.

Observers, $15. 442-0300. OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Phippsburg Historical Museum. Features cookie walk, spinning demonstration by Elna

Joseph-Bijower, and traditional music by

Jim Joseph.