“Freeport Artists of the Past, 1870-1950,” on display through Dec. 16, Freeport Historical Society’s Harrington House, 45 Main St. Admission $5, $3 for members and children 12 and under. For more information, call 865-3170.

“Maine State Music Theatre Past, Present and Future,” retrospective exhibition through August, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick.

“Up, Hup, and Away! The Invention of Flight,” Circus Smirkus 2016 show, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 1 and 6 p.m., Maine Coast Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. Tickets $18-$21, available at Royal River Natural Foods, Freeport, or online at www.smirkus.org. For more information, call 865-3900, Ext. 113.

Freeport Creative Arts Urban Sketchers Group, meets Wednesdays at 8 a.m., Coffee by Design, L.L. Bean. All welcome.

Freeport Rotary, meets every Wednesday, 7 a.m., Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St., Freeport. Feel free to stop by and see what the group is about, or call Jeffrie Wetherhold, 272-2635, for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, noon and 7:30 p.m.; AlAnon, Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Business Debtors Anonymous, Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport.

Parkinson’s disease support group, for people just diagnosed, caregivers and people who have been living with the diagnosis, every Wednesday, 10 a.m., YMCA of Southern Maine, Casco Bay Branch, Freeport. For more information, call 865-9600.

Adult coloring group, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., Freeport Community Library. Dedicated space provided every Wednesday for anyone 18 and older to drop-in and color for an hour or so. Library will provide detailed coloring book pages, colored pencils, large assortment of crayons.

Jimmy Junkins Band, Tex-Mex/roadhouse, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Bishop Ave, acoustic rock and Americana,Thursday, Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

Summer tours of historic Pettengill Farmhouse and grounds, offered by Freeport Historical Society, Thursday, Aug. 4, 8 a.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 17, 5 p.m. $12, $10 for historical society members. Participants must register at least 24-hours in advance since at least four people (maximum 10) are required. For more information, see www.HistoricFreeport.org or call 865-3170.

Dancing with Steel, Thursday, Aug. 4, 5 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport. Maine artists Alison Chase, director of Alison Chase/Performance, and her nephew Nigel Chase, director of Atlantic Clarion Steel Band, combining for performance of dance and music. Donations welcome.

Citizens on Patrol (COP) meets, Thursday, Aug. 4, 4 p.m., Freeport Town Council Chambers.

Food Addicts Anonymous, Thursdays, 9 a.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. For more information, visit www.foodaddicts.org or call 775-2132.

Yarmouth Farmers Market, Thursdays through Sept. 29, 3-6 p.m., in front of 317 Main.

Grief support group, for those grieving the death of a loved due to overdose or substance abuse, meets the first and third Thursday of the month, 3:30-5 p.m., CHANS Hospice, 45 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick. For more information, call 721-1357.

South Freeport Congregational Church Blueberry Festival, Friday, Aug. 5-Sunday, Aug. 7, on the church grounds, 98 South Freeport Road. Fair opens Friday at 3 p.m. with rummage and jewelry sale, lobster dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. and outdoor concert by The Wicked Good Band, from 7-8. Dinner $20, band performance $10, both $25. For tickets call 865-4012 or email [email protected] Saturday morning begins at 9 with homemade blueberry muffins, coffee and Maine artisans and crafters. Starting at 11:30, there will be homemade lobster rolls, burgers and dogs, lemonade and blueberry smoothies. The “Kidz Zone” opens mid-morning Saturday. From noon-1, miniature pony dress up and carriage rides, sack races and origami demonstrations are scheduled. Dunk tank opens at 1. Kids events on Saturday cost $5. Sunday blueberry pancake breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m., followed by outdoor worship service.

12th annual Peace Fair, Saturday, Aug 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., on the Brunswick Mall. Music, food, imaginative activities for all ages, including “New Games,” cooperative adventures in leadership and impromptu performances. Music by Bald Hill Band.

“Fiddler on the Roof,” through Saturday, Aug. 6, Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, on Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. For times and tickets, see www.msmt.org, call 725-8769, or visit the box office.

Debtors Anonymous, Saturdays, 9 a.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport.

Haywagon rides, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 25, every 30 minutes from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. $3 per person. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

Farm fields and livestock tour, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 25, 2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. $5 per person. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

South Freeport Congregational Church, UCC, worship each Sunday at 9:30 a.m., 98 South Freeport Road, South Freeport. Sunday school for kids pre-K through eighth grade provided during the service as is nursery care. Coffee and refreshments after the service.

First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport, Sunday schedule: worship at 10 a.m., followed by coffee hour. All welcome.

North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, worship service Sunday, 9 a.m., led by the Rev. Ray St. Pierre. Sunday School for children and adults 10:30 a.m. For more information, see www.northpownalumc.org.

Winslow Park Commission, Monday, Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m., Freeoirt Town Hall.

Freeport Conservation Commission, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Story times, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Tuesdays, Babies & Toddlers, 10-10:30 a.m.; Pre-schoolers, 10:30-11 a.m. For more information, call 865-3307 or see www.freeportlibrary.com.

Cribbage, Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon, Eureka Community Center, corner of Route 9 and Route 136, Durham. For more information call the Town Office, 353-2561.

“Mama Mia,” Wednesday, Aug. 10-Saturday, Aug. 27, Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater, on Bowdoin College campus, Brunswick. For times and tickets, see www.msmt.org, call 725-8769, or visit the box office.

Merrymeeting Community Band, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

“Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s,” presentation by Mark Pechenik, manager of community engagement and outreach with the Maine Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Library.

Diabetes self-management classes, start Wednesday, Aug 10, 4:30 p.m., Mid Coast Hospital Board Room, Brunswick. Each participant gets a copy of the book, “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” Course is free, but pre-registration required. Call Annica McGuirk, 406-3971 to register or for more information.

“Close-up,” (in Farsi with English subtitles), hosted by Merrill Film Society, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth.

Freeport Project Review Board, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m., Town Council Chambers.

Freeport Coastal Waters Commission, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m., Freeport Community Library.

Freeport Shellfish Conservation Commission, Thursday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Boneheads, roots, Thursday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

Red Cross blood drive, Thursday, Aug. 11, 1-6 p.m., Mormon Church, 247 Walnut Hill Road (Route 115), North Yarmouth. Walk-ins. welcome, or call 800-RED-CROSS for appointment.

Wagon Ride to the Past, Saturdays, Aug. 13 and Sept. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. Hear stories of the ship captains, fishermen, farmers, teachers and homemakers who have lived on Wolfe’s Neck over the past 250 years. Recommended for those ages 12 and above. $10, $5 for ages 12-18. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

First Parish Market, featuring artists, crafters and other vendors, Saturdays, Aug. 13, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. For more information, email Patty at [email protected] or call 865-6022.

Pownal Board of Selectmen, Monday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

“Footlight Follies,” featuring 2 Ring Circus and live auction, Monday, Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater, Brunswick. Auction at 9 p.m. Tickets $20-$40, available at www.msmt.org, 725-8769, or in person by visiting box office.

The Gather Rounders, bluegrass, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Parkinson’s Support Group, third Wednesday of the month, Aug. 17, 1-2:30 p.m., Bay Square at Yarmouth, 27 Forest Falls Drive (opposite the post office). Ongoing monthly support group meeting for people living with Parkinson’s disease. Walk-ins welcome.

Jimmy Junkins & Big Fat Cadillac, boogie-woogie dancehall rock, Thursday, Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

Grief support group, hosted by Life Choice Hospice, third Sunday of every month, Aug. 21, noon-1 p.m., Sedgewood Commons, 22 Northbrook Drive, Falmouth. No registration required and drop-ins welcome. For more information, call 761-6967.

“North by Northwest,” hosted by Merrill Film Society, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth.

Big Chips Trio, Wednesday, Americana, Aug. 24, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Greybeard, eclectic mix,Thursday, Aug. 25, 6:30 p.m., Winslow Park, Freeport. Part of Thursday Evening Concert Series. $2 for Freeport residents, $3 for non-residents, free for campers and season pass holders. For more information on the park, see www.freeportmaine.com.

Pownal Board of Selectmen, Monday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m., Mallett Hall.

Liz Lannon Band, rockabilly/jazz, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 6-8 p.m., the Mall in downtown Brunswick, part of Music on the Mall series. Rain date performances on Thursdays when available. For more information, see www.brunswickdowntown.org.

Free camping for Freeport residents, Saturday, Sept. 10-Saturday, Sept. 24, Winslow Park and Campground, Freeport. For more information, call 865-4198 or see www.FreeportMaine.com

“Portland’s Horse-Drawn Heritage,” Sept. 11-Oct. 2, 1-4 p.m., or by appointment, Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth. Exhibit focuses on the West End area of Portland during the horse era 1840-1910. Free admission, donations welcome.

10×10 Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale, Friday, Sept. 30, 6-8:30 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Meeting Room and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s Parish Hall, Brunswick, with 300 works representing 175 Maine artists on sale. Public previews Sept. 29, 6-9 p.m., and Sept. 30, noon-3 p.m., at both venues. Proceeds support Arts Are Elementary in Brunswick schools. For more information, and to view works online beginning the week of Sept. 4, see www.10x10brunswick.org.

We love to eat

Friday lunch, Friday, Aug. 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., North Yarmouth Congregational Church, 3 Gray Road, North Yarmouth. Homemade fish chowder, grilled crab and Swiss sandwiches, a special, and desserts. A la carte pricing and takeouts available. Proceeds benefit the church and its work in the community.

Freeport Elders Association Pancake Breakfast, first Saturday of each month, 8-10 a.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, coffee or tea, juice, $3.50 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 for children 12 and under. Deluxe breakfast is scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausages, biscuit, coffee or tea, juice, $4.50, $4 for seniors.

Barbecue chicken dinner, Saturday, Aug. 6, 4:30-6 p.m., First Congregational Church of Durham, 773 Royalsborough Road (intersection of routes 9 and 136). Wood-smoked barbecue chicken, variety of salads, rolls, homemade desserts. $9, $3 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and under. Funds raised will support the church.

Bean supper, Saturday, Aug. 6, 4:30 p.m., North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, Pownal. Yellow, kidney and pea beans, potato salad, cole slaw, spaghetti with meat sauce, homemade brown bread and biscuits, in-house made pickled beets and pickles, homemade pies, coffee, tea and punch. $8, $4 for those age 4-12, and free for children under 4. A time of prayer at 4 for anyone interested.

Bean supper, Saturday, Aug. 6, 5-6:30 p.m., Casco Masonic Lodge, 20 Mill St., Yarmouth. Three kinds of beans, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, cole slaw, homemade pies and biscuits, beverages. $10, $4.

Bean supper, Saturday, Aug. 13, 5-6 p.m., First Parish Church Congregational, 40 Main St., Freeport. Three kinds of homemade baked beans, macaroni and cheese, American chop suey, hot dogs, rolls, pickles, coleslaw, pies, beverages and more. $9, children $4. Profits support outreach programs. Suppers held the second Saturday of every month.

Farm to Table Dinner, Sunday, Aug. 14, 5-8 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Mallett Barn, Freeport. Family farm celebration with Fire & Co. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

Durham Community Lunch, Tuesday, Aug. 16, noon, First Congregational Church of Durham, routes 9 and 136. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. $2-$4 donation. Proceeds fund future lunches. General schedule is the first and third Tuesday of the month. Those interested in helping or have questions can call Julie Wagoner, 353-9715.

Third Friday Free Lunch, Aug. 19, noon-1 p.m., Freeport Community Center.

Baked beans and spaghetti supper, Saturday, Aug. 20, seatings at 5 and 6 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, Route 9, Pownal. $9, $4 for children 5-12, free for children under 5. To reserve tickets call Lois, 688-4433. Supper also scheduled for Sept. 17.

Baked bean supper, Saturday, Aug. 27, 5-6 p.m., Harraseeket Grange, 13 Elm St., Freeport. Three kinds of homemade beans, hot dogs, pickles, biscuits, brown bread, potato salad, cole slaw, pasta salad, homemade pies, coffee, beverages. All homemade. $9, all you can eat. $4 for kids 6-12, free for kids under 6. Suppers the fourth Saturday of the month through October, Sept. 24, Oct. 22.

Farm to Table Dinner, Sunday, Oct. 16, 5-8 p.m., Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Mallett Barn, Freeport. Harvest dinner with Union. $75. For more information, see www.wolfesneckfarm.org.

IN FREEPORT

Circus Smirkus

There are just two more Circus Smirkus shows of “Up, Hup, and Away! The Invention of Flight,” Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 1 and 6 p.m., at Maine Coast Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road, Freeport.


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