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

StationRt. 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 air-freight 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. LUNASA, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St, Bath 442-

8455. 7:30pm. Internationally acknowledged as being the finest Irish instrumental band of recent times, their inventive arrangements and bass driven grooves have steered Irish acoustic music to a surprising new territory. $22 in advance, $25 at the door.

MISCELLANEOUS

OPENING OF “UNDER $100” ART

SHOW, Centre St Arts Gallery, 11

Centre St, Bath 442-0300. 11am-

5:30pm. First day of member art show of original artworks under $100.

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. CHILDREN’S TREE LIGHTING AND

VISIT WITH SANTA, Patten Free

Library, 33 Summer St, Bath 442-

7291. 11am-4pm. Ornament making

11-3pm, Santa’s arrival and tree-lighting at 3pm, followed by a Jingle Bell walk to City Hall for a visit with Santa. GINGERBREAD SOCIAL, Cosmopolitan

Club, 894 Washington St, Bath 442-

6313. 11am-4pm. Enjoy a holiday tradition at the Cosmopolitan Club! Freshly baked gingerbread, real whipped cream, and hot cocoa awaits you –

$4.50 per serving. Enter the raffle drawing for a chance to win a holiday gift basket. Stop by the clubhouse to relax, socialize, and indulge in a treat. FELTED WOOLENS, Markings Gallery,

50 Front St, Bath 443-1499. 10am-

5pm. Featuring felted woolens by Jody

Meredith of South Portland, with clothing being modeled and artists available for gift giving suggestions! Light

Refreshments. HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSES, Bath merchants and galleries. Between10am-

8pm. Front and Centre Streets. Come celebrate the season! Decorations, sales specials, refreshments, complementary gifts, raffles.