Events

October

10/1/17

2017 Gorham Savings Bank Maine Marathon

A MAINE TRACK CLUB EVENT
Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay | Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 7:45 am | Portland, Maine

The Gorham Savings Bank Maine Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay event features an out-and-back course with rolling hills and views of the Portland skyline, the Back Cove, Casco Bay, and peak fall foliage. The Marathon is USATF certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier. The Half Marathon is also USATF certified and the Marathon Relay is a unique 2 to 4-person marathon-length event.

The Maine Marathon prides itself on being a community-run event that gives back to the community. Each year, we select a number of beneficiaries and make donations from the event proceeds. This year, the primary beneficiary is the Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness.

Additional race information can be found at http://mainemarathon.com

 

10/4/17 to 10/29/17

Ogunquit Playhouse presents From Here to Eternity

The Ogunquit Playhouse is honored collaborating with Tim Rice and the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival on the rollout of the North American premiere of the epic new musical From Here to Eternity. Set in Hawaii in the weeks before 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, this epic tale follows the powerful story of two U.S soldiers, the soulful Private Pewitt and ardent Sergeant Warden, as they embark on doomed and dangerous love affairs with the wrong women.

10/6/17

Masters & Apprentices: Work from Maine’s Craft Apprentice Program

  • Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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The 2017 Craft Apprentice Program will celebrate with capstone exhibition and opening reception October 6th, 4-7 during the Portland First Friday Art Walk
Maine Magazine is the exclusive magazine sponsor of the program exhibition Masters & Apprentices:

Work from Maine’s Craft Apprentice Program, on view at Caleb Johnson Studio, 110 Exchange Street in Portland, ME October 3-31, 2017 and featuring work created by master and apprentice artists in 2017.

The public is invited to an opening reception for the exhibition from 4-7pm on October 6.

The Maine Crafts Association manages the Craft Apprentice Program with partners Maine Arts Commission and Caleb Johnson Studio.

10/6/17 to 04/1/18

Black and White Exhibition

Louise Nevelson is recognized as one of the most important sculptors of the twentieth century whose wood sculptures, painted in black or white, revolutionized artists’ ideas of what sculpture could be. This exhibition will feature signature examples of these works, drawn from the Farnsworth’s collection, the second largest collection of Nevelson’s work in the world.

10/7/17

Ellis Paul & Sophie B. Hawkins

Ellis Paul is one of those gifted singer/songwriters.Though some may refer to him as a folksinger, he is more, for lack of a better word, a singular storyteller, a musician whose words reach out from inside and yet also express the feelings, thoughts and sensibilities that most people can relate to in one way or another, regardless of age or upbringing. After a stretch in Los Angeles, iconic singer-songwriter and New York native Sophie B Hawkins, is back on the East Coast with a new album- a rich compilation of beautiful tunes, each telling its own powerful story through soaring melodies and evocative lyrics.

10/13/17

One Night in Memphis

Get ready for a night of rockabilly, country, gospel and pure 1950’s rock and roll with “One Night in Memphis” – a high energy concert that takes you back to December 4, 1956, the night when four of the biggest names in early rock and roll — Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash – gathered together for an impromptu jam session at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis.