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.

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. ART SHOW, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Greenhut

Studio. Sculptures, pastels, men’s silk neckties, Nepali crafts, antiques. 725-

8253. VIGIL FOR DISARMAMENT, 11:30-

12:30, across the street from Bath

Iron Works, Washington Street, Bath.

763-4062.

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.

HOLIDAY & CRAFT FAIRS

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. CHRISTMAS AUCTION FOR TROOP

SUPPORT, American Legion Auxiliary,

200 Congress Ave., Bath 406-0830.

6pm-9pm. Live auction to raise funds to ship care packages to deployed

Troops. Refreshment, entertainment in lounge after auction for members and their guests. DON CAMPBELL: COUNTRY CHRISTMAS, Chocolate Church Arts Center,

804 Washington St, Bath 442-8455.

7:30pm. Singer-songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist starts off the

Christmas series bringing holiday favorites with a country twist. Tickets

$15 in advance, $18 at the door. CHRISTMAS FAIR, Alna-Anchorn Masonic Lodge, Rt. 1, Damariscotta. 9 a.m. –

2 p.m. Knitted goods, jams, jewelry, wreaths, and more. Santa will pay a visit. Craft tables available for $10, call 644-8298. 7TH ANNUAL CREATIVE ECONOMY

FAIR, 21 Pleasant Hill Rd., Freeport.

10am to 6:30pm. 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 Midcoast. BLUEBERRY RIDGE FARM HOLIDAY

SALE, 167 Loring Lane, Pownal. 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.

Sun/1

HOLIDAY & CRAFT FAIRS

41ST ANNUAL SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS

FAIR, Bath Middle School, 6 Old

Brunswick Rd., Bath 443-5563 Ext. 3.

9am-3pm. Over 90 carefully selected crafters selling their handmade products. Free face painting for the children. There will be raffles and the kitchen will be open for breakfast and lunch. Come join the fun and get ready for the holidays. All proceeds to benefit the Bath Police D.A.R.E program. CRAFT FAIR, Georgetown Community

Center, Five Islands, 11am to 2pm. YULE SING AND TREE LIGHTING, Historic Nequasset Meetinghouse, across from the Town Offices. 5pm to 7pm.

This free program will feature a variety of talented performers from the town .

Among the traditional highlights is the reading of “Twas the Night Before

Christmas” with Ann Pierson & Friends followed by the arrival of Santa Claus.

Cookies & Hot Chocolate and a photo op with Santa will round out the evening. A canned food donation for the area needy is encouraged.

Tue/3

HOLIDAY & CRAFT FAIRS

“HARK! CINEMA ANGELS” FILM

SERIES, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St, Bath 443-5141 x25. 6:30pm.

“Field of Dreams” (1989). Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones,

Ray Liotta, and Burt Lancaster star in this magical story of Iowa farmer Ray

Kinsella, who turns his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true.

Wed/4

HOLIDAY & CRAFT FAIRS

WINTERNIGHT CONCERT, Patten Free

Library, 33 Summer St, Bath 443-5141 x25. 6:30pm. Ken Bonfield from Magnolia, MA will perform his popular WinterNight concert. Ken is a recognized performer and composer of American finger-style acoustic guitar instrumentals. For more information about Ken and to listen to a sampling of his artistry, visit www.kenbonfield.com.

Thu&Fri/5&6

HOLIDAY & CRAFT FAIRS

WREATH SALE at Mid Coast Hospital

Auxiliary, 123 Medical Center Dr.,

Brunswick Order a lovely wreath by calling the MCH Gift Shop, 373-6018 for pick-up on Dec. 5 (10am to 2pm)or Dec. 6 (9am to 12pm). Wreaths may be pre-ordered until Dec. 2, Featured this year are two decorated wreaths with forest cones or coastal seashells at $30 each, a plain wreath with red bow at $12 or a plain wreath at $10. Wreaths will also be sold the day of the sale, but to be sure you have a wreath, please order in advance. Payment is due at time of pick-up. Businesses or organizations interested in purchasing large orders of wreaths may do so by calling Becky Clow at 751-4144.

Thu/5

HOLIDAY & CRAFT FAIRS

ANNUAL HOLIDAY SALE, Intown Shop,

80 Front St, Bath 443-3094. Through

December 8th. PLANT HOME CHRISTMAS TREE

LIGHTING, Plant Home, 1 Washington

St, Bath 443-2244. 7pm. Please join us as we gather in our sitting room that overlooks the tree for coffee, hot chocolate, and treats, to view the lighting and display of names for whom the tree is being lit. If you would like to add someone email [email protected] or [email protected] with the name and colored bulb you would like to add. Red bulbs are in support of, and white bulbs are in memory of. Donations accepted.

Fri/6

HOLIDAY & CRAFT FAIRS

JOY OF CHRISTMAS FAIR, Corliss St.

Baptist Church, corner of Weeks & Middle St, Bath 751-3023. 4pm-7pm.

Christmas decorations, homemade ornaments, gifts, candy, baked goods

& jewelry. Snack bar will be open. PARADE OF LIGHTS, Main Street, 6pm.

See Main St. come alive with twinkling lights and song. Concludes with Santa bringing Freeport’s Talking Christmas

Tree to life!

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