“Red Kohlrabi” Oil on Canvas by Diane Dahlke on view at Casco Bay Artisans, 68 Commercial St, Building A, Portland. Gallery hours 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and online at cascobayartisans.com
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BENEFITS

OCTOBER 10

“Horrific!” a Halloween Burlesque Show to benefit Maine Music Alliance | 7-10pm | Thomas Point Beach & Campground | 29 Meadow Rd, Brunswick | $25/car | info and tickets: facebook.com/events/252947172517469

2 Outdoor Concerts, fundraiser for the Meetinghouse Arts project | hosted by The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Freeport | 2pm and 4:30pm | First Parish Church parking lot, 40 Main St, Freeport | $10 students, $15 adults | Performer info and tickets at bit.ly/3ic3mfe

OCTOBER 15

Volunteer Maine hosts “Choose Service, Be The Change” virtual showcase of AmeriCorps opportunities in Maine | Zoom infosession Oct. 15, 12:30pm | Registration deadline Oct. 14 | Register at bit.ly/34dyZAp

ONGOING

“John Lewis: Good Trouble” chronicling Lewis’ social activism | PMA Films | bit.ly/31sorvW | All proceeds to benefit NAACP-Maine

“RBG” | PMA Films and Magnolia Pictures offer a digital purchase of the film for $6.99 with an hour-long interview with filmmakers | Portion of proceeds to benefit ACLU Women’s Rights Project | portlandmuseum.org/filmscreenings/rbg

COMEDY

OCTOBER 8

Stroudwater Fall Comedy Series | 7pm | Stroudwater Distillery | 4 Thompsons Point | $10 reservations only | Cocktails and food specials | Masks required  | bit.ly/30JUWGM

OCTOBER 9

Cabin Fever outdoor comedy show | 6-9pm | Brick South, 8 Thompson’s Point Rd, Portland | $20 | Info and tickets, bit.ly/3mLrKYK

OCTOBER 15

Stroudwater Fall Comedy Series | 7pm | Stroudwater Distillery | 4 Thompsons Point | $10 reservations only | Cocktails and food specials | Masks required | bit.ly/30JUWGM

FILM

OCTOBER 9

“Everest” | Adventure Movie Series | 6:15pm, weather permitting | face masks required | LL Bean Discovery Park, 95 Main St, Freeport | Free | Limited seating | Register at bit.ly/3n30Agm

OCTOBER 10

“Casper,” Moonlight Cinema | 6:30-9:30pm, twilight start | $8/ticket or $28 for 4 with firepit | 12 Thompson’s Point Rd, Portland | tickets, bit.ly/3kItRKY

OCTOBER 16

“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 1993 classic | Prides Corner Drive-in | showtime 7:15pm | $15/car | 651 Bridgton Rd, Westbrook | bit.ly/332IHGr

“Beetlejuice,” Moonlight Cinema | 6:30-9:30pm, twilight start | $8/ticket or $28 for 4 with firepit | 12 Thompson’s Point Rd, Portland | tickets, bit.ly/3kItRKY

Maine Outdoor Film Festival | Adventure short films | 6pm | face masks required | LL Bean Discovery Park, 95 Main St, Freeport | Free | Limited seating |

OCTOBER 17

“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 1993 classic | Prides Corner Drive-in | showtime 7:15pm | $15/car | 651 Bridgton Rd, Westbrook | bit.ly/332IHGr

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)” and the Kotzschmar Organ at the Saco Drive-In | 969 Portland Rd, Saco | 6:30pm | $15 per car | social distancing and masks | Info and tickets at bit.ly/2S5LYhJ

ONGOING

Camden International Film Festival | Virtual and Drive-In | Through Oct. 12 | Detailed information at bit.ly/3jmmd94 | Film guide, passes and drive-in schedule at camdeniff.eventive.org/welcome

“Billy the Kid” | Virtual screening through Oct. 30 | The Apohadion Theater | $8 rental | 72-hour streaming period | bit.ly/2S5GCTL

“Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin” | through Oct. 22 | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier, Brunswick | go to explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema for information and links to this and other films

“Oliver Sacks: His Own Life” | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier, Brunswick | go to explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema for information and links to this and other films.

“The Hermit,” North Pond Hermit documentary | free stream on Vimeo:
vimeo.com/406217619

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

OCTOBER 8

Maine Public: The Age of Nature Lecture Series | 3 free Zoom lectures open to the public | Oct. 8: Maine’s Ocean with Heather M. Leslie, UMaine | 12pm | Info and registration:  bit.ly/2EkAvro

Staying Above Water | Virtual symposium hosted by Greater Portland Landmarks | Oct. 1, 8, 13 | 8:30-9:30am  | 3 free panel discussions and ticketed keynote lecture on the 13th with Jeff Goodell | $10 suggested donation | Schedule, info, reservations at bit.ly/32IIsQI

OCTOBER 12

OUT Maine Emerging Leaders | Online LGBTQ+ group for young adults, 18-22 | Free | Every other Monday 2:30-3:30pm | Registration: bit.ly/3hRxlJw

OCTOBER 13

Staying Above Water | Virtual symposium hosted by Greater Portland Landmarks | Oct. 1, 8, 13 | 8:30-9:30am  | 3 free panel discussions and ticketed keynote lecture on the 13th with Jeff Goodell | $10 suggested donation | Schedule, info, reservations at bit.ly/32IIsQI

Trees, Not Treatment | with  Paul Hunt, of the Portland Water District | part of the SAGE Lecture Series at The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at USM | $10 | register 4 days in advance to receive link | info and registration at bit.ly/2RBWPjf

OCTOBER 20

Building on the Past to Improve our Future: Maine Law’s Plans and Aspirations | Harold Pachios interviews Leigh Saufley | part of the SAGE Lecture Series at The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at USM | $10 | register 4 days in advance to receive link | info and registration at bit.ly/2RBWPjf

ONGOING

OUT Maine Emerging Leaders | Online LGBTQ+ group for young adults, 18-22 | Free | Every other Monday 2:30-3:30pm | Registration: bit.ly/3hRxlJw

OUT Maine Youth Programs | Online LGBTQ+ groups and programs for ages 11-22 | Free | Info at outmaine.org/programs/youth-programs

LITERARY ARTS

OCTOBER 8

Virtual Writers Meet-Up | Portland Public Library |
6-7 pm | moderated by Richard Leone | Zoom info at bit.ly/2G71ur8

OCTOBER 13

Anna Crowley Redding discusses her book, “Chowder Rules” | 6:30-7:30pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at
printbookstore.com

Maine at 200 Series: A Talk with Leland J. Hanchett, Jr | Connecting Maine’s Capitols by Stagecoach | Free | for more info: mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

OCTOBER 14

Book Launch: Jim Nichols and Monica Wood in conversation | 7-8pm | Portland Public Library | info and zoom link, bit.ly/3mRWSG7

Maine at 200 Series: A Talk with John Bunker, An Apple History of Maine | Free | for more info: mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

OCTOBER 20

Josh Funk discusses his book, “Short & Sweet” | 6:30-7:30pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com

OCTOBER 21

Literary Lunch: Carolyn Chute on “The Recipe for Revolution” with Ron Currie Jr. | 12-1pm | Portland Public Library | info and Zoom link at portlandlibrary.com/programs-events/

ONGOING

Be a part of Maine history by contributing your story of life during COVID-19 to the Maine Historical Society’s Maine Memory Network | Details and guidelines for story submission on mainememory.net/mymainestories.

Free Ebooks for Students | Commemorate the end of World War II | Free military history downloads | also African-American and Latino history downloads | ebooksforstudents.org/.

Alice Spencer, Detail, Symmetry Series: #1, acrylic on unryu paper, mounted on cloth. Part of the exhibition at Maine Jewish Museum Pop-Up at 67 Washington Ave, through Oct. 18

MUSEUMS

ONGOING

Maine Jewish Museum Pop-Up | 67 Washington Ave., Portland | Tues-Fri 11-5 | Sat. 11-6 | Sun-Mon private appts only, call Nancy at 207-239-4774 | Masks required | Miklos Pogany, Alice Spencer exhibition runs through Oct. 18

MUSIC

OCTOBER 7

ChoralArt on Maine Public’s Maine Stage | Maurice Durfle “Requiem” | Recorded on March 31, 2019 | 8pm on Maine Public Classical radio, or visit mainepublic.org/post/maine-public-classical-how-listen

OCTOBER 8

Joseph | State Theater | Livestream series | Oct. 8-10 | $15 | 8pm | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

Kevin Morby | Livestream | $15 | 9pm | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

OCTOBER 9

Joseph | State Theater | Livestream series | Oct. 8-10 | $15 | 8pm | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

Stealing Sunday | 7-9pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

OCTOBER 10

Soul Asylum Livestream | State Theater | 10pm with 48-hour rewatch | all ages | $15 | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

Joseph | State Theatre | Livestream series | Oct. 8-10 | $15 | 8pm | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

Cold War Kids | State Theater | Livestream | $15 | 9pm | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

John Funkhouser Sextet | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8pm | Blue | 650 Congress St. | facebook.com/portcityblue

Dave Rowe | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

OCTOBER 11

Casco Bay Tummlers | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 5pm | Blue | 650 Congress St. | facebook.com/portcityblue

Performance in Your Parks | Pop-up performances throughout Portland | Follow Portland Ovations on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for live updates and locations | portlandovations.org/events/

Organ Recital by Bruce Fithian | Church of St. Mary, 43 Foreside Rd, Falmouth | 3-4pm | Free | 831-7113

OCTOBER 13

Forêt Endormie | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 12pm | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue

OCTOBER 15

Kevin Morby | Livestream | $15 | 9pm | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

Hippo Campus | State Theatre | Livestream | $15 | 9pm | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

Gordon Thomas Ward | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | Blue | 650 Congress St. | facebook.com/portcityblue

OCTOBER 16

Unfinished Blues Band | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

Tracy & Tony Jazz Duo | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 6pm | Blue | 650 Congress St. | facebook.com/portcityblue

OCTOBER 17

Sean Mencher with Hugh Bowden | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

Sherrie Phair Trio | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 6pm | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue

Taylor O’Donnell | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8pm | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue

OCTOBER 18

Noel Paul Stookey | Portland Symphony Orchestra | Available to stream Oct. 18-Nov. 16 | Pay-what-you-can options | info and tickets: portlandsymphony.org/event/noel-paul-stookey/

OCTOBER 20

Sylvan Esso | Livestream | State Theatre | $15 | 9pm | statetheatreportland.com/calendar/

ONGOING

Recomposed: The Four Seasons | Portland Symphony Orchestra | Available to stream through Nov. 4 | Pay-what-you-can options | info and tickets: bit.ly/33zWl2R

Irish Night at Blue Virtual Concert Series | Wednesdays 8pm on Facebook | bit.ly/2Ebi60a for info and schedule.

SPACE House Shows | weekly live stream series on Instagram | Tuesdays 8pm | facebook.com/SPACE538/ for information and Instagram links.

PEACE OF MIND

OCTOBER 17

Fall Dinner to Go | Roast chicken | $8 per dinner, order by Oct. 12, call or text 767-6063 with name, number | Curbside pickup at Ellis Hall, corner of Mussey & Broadway | hosted by Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, S. Portland | doreentgay@gmail.com for more info.

ONGOING

Yoga for Sustainable Activism | SeaChange Yoga | wellbeing for organizers and activists | Mondays 6-7pm | Donations accepted | via Zoom | seachangeyoga.org/lovewarriors

Queer Yoga with SeaChange Yoga | Outdoor trauma-informed classes | every Thurs 6-7pm, North Deering | $15 suggested donation | seachangeyoga.org/queeryoga

Community Meal | Free boxed meals for take-out | Trinity Lutheran Church in conjunction with Wayside Food Services | every Wed 1-2pm in parking lot at 612 Main St, Westbrook | Please wear a mask.

LL Bean Free Sunset Yoga Classes | Freeport | for schedules and to register, bit.ly/35oEaQ2

Outdoor Yoga Class series through Sept. 26 | SeaChange Yoga | volunteer teachers | Donations accepted | Eastern Prom and Payson Park, for details and to sign up, bit.ly/3b2ZIm5

THEATER

ONGOING

Virtual Play Club | Monthly play reading and discussion | hosted by The Public Theatre in Lewiston | for info and to register: thepublictheatre.org/virtual-play-club/ | 782-2211 | first Zoom with “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris on Oct. 28 is full, register for the Oct. 29 session | donations appreciated

VISUAL ARTS

OCTOBER 8

Thomas Connolly Solo Exhibition | Greenhut Galleries | 146 Middle St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | through Oct. 31

ONGOING

Casco Bay Artisans, 68 Commercial St, Building A, Portland | 11am-6pm | Jean Wiecha: “Perception of Form” | Diane Dahlke: “Farm to Canvas, Endless Harvest” | Robin Swennes: For the Love of the Blues | Through Nov. 30 | cascobayartisans.com

“Missing Maine Landscapes” | Work by 17 UMVA artists | Virtual showing | umvagallery.wixsite.com/exhibits | Union of Maine Visual Artists | 516 Congress St, Portland | info: umvagallery@gmail.com

Annual Scenes of Maine | Exhibit of paintings by 8 artists | Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St, Peaks Island | free | Daily 10-5 | info at 207-712-1097 | richardboydpottery.com/ | through Oct. 30.

Timothy Wilson and George Lloyd previews | through Nov. 7 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com | Face masks required

Makers on Main, presented by Visit Freeport | Pop-ups on Main St. Saturdays 10-4 through Oct. 12 | Masks required | info at visitfreeport.com/makersonmain/

Art in The Park installations | Congress Sq. Park | New installations monthly through November

2020 Vision: Past, Present & Future | Artists’ interpretations of a moment in Maine’s history | On view: creativeportland.com/2020vision | through April 15, 2021.

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts | “MMPA Antidote,” mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org, featuring Maine art and artists | updated regularly with interviews and Q&As.

“Flight” curated by Lissa Hunter | through Dec. 5 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com | Face masks required