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07.8.2016

Kennebunk Free Library's 19th Annual Road Race

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Kennebunk Free Library: 112 Main Street, Kennebunk
  • More Information: 207-985-2173

All proceeds benefit the Kennebunk Free Library. All registered participants will enjoy a free dinner! There will be great raffle prizes, live music, and a beer & wine garden. T-shirt & fabulous goodie bag go to the first 250 registrants!

kennebunklibrary.org

Maine YogaFest

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: East End Community School, Portland
  • More Information: info@maineyogafest.com

The mission of the Maine YogaFest is to create a wellness event for the Maine community to come together, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living. The festival offers a diverse program allowing participants to try a wide range of yoga styles and techniques by a variety of teachers.

maineyogafest.com

Casco Bay Islands SwimRun

  • When: 07:00am-Close
  • Where: Casco Bay Islands, Portland
  • More Information:

Inspired by the preeminent, international Swimrun race series, originating in Sweden in 2006, this event will be happening for the first time in the US. Consisting of multiple alternating swim and overland running legs (island roads, trails, and shoreline scrambles) between 8 islands in Portland. SwimRun will test competitors with run legs across nearly 10 miles of varied island island terrain and a combined 4 miles of open water swimming.

runsignup.com

Center for Furniture Craftsmanship: New Work for Faculty

  • When: 09:00am-05:00pm
  • Where: Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport
  • More Information: 207-594-5611

"New Work by Faculty," an exhibition of furniture, turned objects, carving, and sculpture in wood, has opened for the summer at the Messler Gallery. All 29 makers represented in the exhibition are current-year instructors at the Center. They come from as far away as England and Wales, and as close by as Camden and Rockland. Their work is stylistically diverse, as befits a school that encourages each student to find his or her own creative voice.

woodschool.org

07.9.2016

Old Port Half Marathon & 5K

  • When: 07:00am-Close
  • Where: Portland's Ocean Gateway Terminal
  • More Information: 207-210-8655

The Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon & 5K is Portland's premier summertime running event that cuts through the heart of the Old Port district and West End neighborhood and features sweeping views of the Casco Bay its many islands, ferries, sailboats, lobster boats, tug boats, and paddlers, the Presumpscot River, the City of Portland skyline, and the Back Cove.

oldporthalfmarathon.com

07.10.2016

Gardens in the Watershed Tour

  • When: 10:00am-04:30pm
  • Where: Georges River Land Trust, Rockland
  • More Information: 207-594-5166

Mark your calendars for the 25th annual Gardens in the Watershed Tour. The self-guided tour will feature seven spectacular gardens on the St. George peninsula. This will include a gourmet lunch, garden raffle prizes and more!

georgesriver.org

2016 Paint for Preservation

  • When: 05:00pm-08:00pm
  • Where: Spurwink Farm, Cape Elizabeth
  • More Information:

Paint for Preservation 2016 bring live music, refreshments, catered hors d'oeuvres, art, and a lively auction all in a lovely setting. During the weekend of the event, selected artists will paint at designated public and private locations. In the evening a live auction will be held and the newly painted pieces will be sold in a competitive bidding.

capelandtrust.org

07.11.2016

A Usable Past: American Folk Art

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Colby College Museum of Art: 5600 Mayflower Hill, Waterville
  • More Information: 207-859-5600

A Usable Past brings together paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by self-trained artists working in the eastern part of what is now the United States during the long nineteenth century. In the twentieth century, artists, scholars, and collectors came to believe that artworks like these expressed such supposedly quintessential American values.

colby.edu

07.12.2016

CMCA 2016 Artful Living Tour

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA: 21 Winter Street, Rockland
  • More Information: 207-701-5005

Join CMCA for the 7th annual tour of artful homes and artist studios. This year's daylong adventures takes us to inspiring places on the Cushing peninsula - the studios of Andrew Wyeth and Bernard Langlais, art-filled private homes, and luscious gardens.

cmcanow.org

07.13.2016

Hunchback of Notre Dame

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Ogunquit Playhouse: 10 Main Street, Ogunquit
  • More Information: 207-646-5511

This brand-new musical production is an epic and emotionally charged retelling of the famous Victor Hugo love story of the beautiful gypsy girl Esmeralda, the scorned bell-ringer Quasimodo and the dashing Captain Phoebus, set in 15th century Paris.

ogunquitplayhouse.org

Ogunquit Playhouse presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Ogunquit Playhouse: 10 Main Street, Ogunquit
  • More Information: 207-646-5511

This brand-new musical production is an epic and emotionally charged reteling of the famous Victor Hugo love story of the beatiful gypsy girl Esmeralda, the scorned bell-ringer Quasimodo and the dashing Captain Phoebus, set in 15th century Paris. Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz join forces to adapt this time-honored story for the musical stage.

ogunquitplayhouse.org

07.14.2016

Talking Art in Maine, Intimate Conversations: William Wegman

  • When: 07:00pm-Close
  • Where: Lincoln Theater: 2 Theater Street, Damariscotta
  • More Information: 207-563-3424

A series of intimate conversations between Jane Dahmen, and notable artists and curators who have made a substantial contribution to the arts in the state of Maine. William Wegman is an American artist best known for creating series of compositions involving dogs, primarily his own Weimaraners in various costumes and poses.

lcct.org

07.15.2016

Farnsworth Summer Gala

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Farnsworth Art Museum: 16 Museum Street, Rockland
  • More Information: 207-596-6457

The Summer Gala is the largest annual fundraiser, supporting the museum's free and low cost programming. The Farnsworth will present the Maine in America Award to Joyce Tenneson at the gala. Attire is creative black tie.

farnsworthmuseum.org

07.16.2016

North Atlantic Blues Festival

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Public Landing, Rockport
  • More Information: 207-596-6055

The North Atlantic Blues Festival is an annual two-day blues music festival featuring national blues performers and considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. In addition to all day live entertainment, the festival has vendors selling a wide array of food, drinks and crafts.

northatlanticbluesfestival.com

6th Annual Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour

  • When: 09:00am-04:00pm
  • Where: Fort Williams Park: 1000 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth
  • More Information: 207-767-3707

The 2016 Garden Tour will feature 10 spectacular properties and private gardens in Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough. Tickets will go on sale in May. All proceeds from tickets, program advertising, and sponsorships will benefit the Arboretum Project of the Fort Williams Park Foundation.

fortwilliams.org

07.17.2016

Tri for a Cure

  • When: 08:00am-Close
  • Where: Southern Maine Community College, South Portland
  • More Information: 207-773-2533

Tri for a cure, while you swim, bike and run your way towards helping the men and women of Maine fight cancer.

mainecancer.org

07.20.2016

CIFF Selects Screening

  • When: 07:00pm-Close
  • Where: Camden Opera House: 29 Elm Street, Camden
  • More Information: 207-236-7963

Camden International Film Festival bring Academy Award-winning director Michael Moore's latest film, Where to Invade Next to Camden. Just in time for election season, American's favorite political provocateur is back with this provocative and hilarious comedy in which Moore will stop at nothing to figure out how to actually make America great again.

camdenoperahouse.com

Camden International Film Festival Selects

  • When: 07:00pm-Close
  • Where: Camden Opera House: 29 Elm Street, Camden
  • More Information: 207-236-7963

HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN'T CHANGE from Josh Fox screens in honor of Earth Day and as part of Sustainable Maine series - CIFF's program connecting Maine-based environmental leaders and allies with powerful documentary films that spark public dialogue and responsive, local actions to address the intersecting environmental challenges.

camdenoperahouse.com

07.21.2016

Castine Plein Air Festival 2016

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Castine
  • More Information: info@castinearts.org

The 2016 Castine Plein Air Festival has juried 40 fabulous artists from a large applicant pool. After registering on Thursday morning, artists will be free to create their work around Castine.

castinearts.org

07.24.2016

Maine Lobster Ride

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Camden Snow Bowl, Camden
  • More Information: 207-623-4511

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine's Lobster Ride & Roll follows winding, country lanes and the breathtaking rockbound coast past lighthouses, lupines and lobster boats. The ride features five distance options from a family-friendly 15 miles to a century that was recognized by Bicycling Magazine as one of the Top Ten centuries in the country.

bikemaine.org

07.27.2016

PORTopera presents Carmen

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: PORTopera: Portland
  • More Information: 207-842-0800

PORTopera has selected Bizet's famous tale of lust, revenge and murder as its MainStage production for the company's 22nd year. The opera will be fully staged and costumed with PORTopera's Orchestra conducted by Maestro Stephen Lord.

portopera.org

 

07.28.2016

PORTopera presents Carmen

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: PORTopera: Portland
  • More Information: 207-842-0800

PORTopera has selected Bizet's famous tale of lust, revenge and murder as its MainStage production for the company's 22nd year. The opera will be fully staged and costumed with PORTopera's Orchestra conducted by Maestro Stephen Lord.

portopera.org

 

Kennebunk's Music on Main

  • When: 06:00pm-08:00pm
  • Where: The Waterhouse Center: 51 Main Street, Kennebunk
  • More Information: 207-842-0800

Join Music on Main as they host their annual free concert at the Waterhouse Center engaging local families and visitors, and enriching their community through music. The Portland Symphony Orchestra is pleased to return to Kennebunk!

portlandsymphony.org

07.29.2016

PORTopera presents Carmen

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: PORTopera: Portland
  • More Information: 207-842-0800

PORTopera has selected Bizet's famous tale of lust, revenge and murder as its MainStage production for the company's 22nd year. The opera will be fully staged and costumed with PORTopera's Orchestra conducted by Maestro Stephen Lord.

portopera.org

 

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