Walk Among the Shadows, Spirits Alive, Eastern Cemetery
Walk Among the Shadows with Spirits Alive, Eastern Cemetery, Oct. 21-24 and 28-31. For link to more information, see Theater listings.
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BENEFITS

Hike for Hospice | Virtual fundraiser for Hospice of Southern Maine, through Oct. 31 | $25 registration | For more details and to register, visit hikeforhospice.org/copy-of-event-details

OCTOBER 15

MSMT Costume Sale – benefit for Maine State Music Theatre | $25 entry on Fri, Oct 15, 3-8pm | $10 entry on Sat, Oct 16,
9am-2pm | Advance tickets | 22 Elm St, Brunswick | msmt.org/costume-sale/

OCTOBER 16

Community Yard Sale | Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church fundraiser | Free | 9am-1pm | Rain date Oct. 23 | 524 Allen Ave.

OCTOBER 22

“Readers’ Theater” | Actors perform short stories by Morgan Talty and Monica Wood followed by book signing | Benefit for Midcoast Literacy | $15-$20 | 7pm | Chocolate Church, 804 Washington St, Bath | Info at chocolate.na.ticketsearch.com/sales/salesevent/1398

COMEDY

The Portland Maine Comedy Festival presents The Return of the New England Roast Battle | Mondays 7pm | 21+ | $10 adv, $15 day of | Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St | Schedule at portlandhouseofmusic.com/events/month/2021-10/

OCTOBER 20

Cabin Fever, Live Outdoor Comedy | 7:30-10:30pm | $20 | Thompsons Point, Brick South Beer Garden | For more info and tickets, thompsonspoint.com/calendar/cabin-fever-comedy

OCTOBER 25

Bianca Del Rio, “Unsanitized” | 8pm | $39+ | State Theatre, 609 Congress | statetheatreportland.com/events/bianca-del-rio/

FILM

OCTOBER 14

“All Light, Everywhere” | PMA Films, in conjunction with “Monitor: Surveillance, Data, and the New Panoptic” exhibit in the ICA at MECA&D | Free | 2pm | Screening at PMA, 7 Congress St | bit.ly/2YgOdFK

OCTOBER 15

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” | 7pm | Family Movies in Discovery Park, LL Bean, Freeport | bit.ly/3tLa1o4

“Possession” (1981) | 7-9pm | $8, in-person screening | The Apohadion Theater, 107 Hanover | theapohadiontheater.com/

OCTOBER 16

“Arrebato (Rapture)” | 7-9pm | $8, in-person screening | The Apohadion Theater, 107 Hanover | theapohadiontheater.com/

“The Phantom of the Opera” with improvised symphonic score | Pre-recorded showing at the Saco Drive-In, 969 Portland Rd, Saco | $20 per car | bit.ly/3uu5tmJ

OCTOBER 17

“The Phantom of the Opera” with improvised symphonic score | On-Demand thru Nov. 1 | Pay what you can, $10+ | bit.ly/3Fa5xNi

OCTOBER 18

“El Lobo y La Paloma” | Film screening and Q&A | $15 | Stream thru Oct. 24, 4pm | Live Q&A Oct. 24, 5pm | Mayo Street Arts | bit.ly/3mjwohc

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Halloween Map Monster Photo Contest with Osher Map Library | Use library map collections to find a monster and create a costume | Thru October | Guidelines, info: oshermaps.org/news/oml-halloween-map-monster-photo-contest/

OCTOBER 14

Backyard Birding Basics with Maine Audubon | 6:30-7:30pm via Zoom | Thomas Memorial Library | 799-1720 | Register at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/23114-2/

“All Power is Inherent in the People” | A discussion of Maine voting rights with Anne B Gass | Free | 6-7pm via Zoom | Register at mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

OCTOBER 25

Osher Map Library’s Monday Map Lunch Series | “cARTography” with Dan Mills of Bates College Museum of Art | 12pm | Free, open to public | Zoom event with limited participants | Register at  bit.ly/2WTKSMc

OCTOBER 27

Sustainability Series: Finding Hope in the Face of Climate Change with Susan Inches | 5:30-7pm via Zoom | Portland Public Library | Info at portlandlibrary.com/events/finding-hope-climate-change/

Bird Sounds and How to Remember Them with Maine Audubon | 6:30-7:30pm via Zoom | Thomas Memorial Library | 799-1720 | Register at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/23120-2

ONGOING

Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Portland Chapter | First Saturday of every month | 9-10:30am | Free | email to receive link: [email protected] | To learn more, visit citizensclimatelobbymaine.weebly.com/ | 415-6556

HEALTH/SUPPORT

The Opportunity Alliance Senior Volunteers Program seeks senior companion volunteers over the age of 55 to help in Cumberland and York counties | Qualifying volunteers receive a stipend | More information at opportunityalliance.org/senior-companion-program

Relaxation Meditation | Tuesday Noontime series through Oct. 26 | 12-1pm | $8, free for members | Mechanics Hall, 519 Congress | Space is limited, register at mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

OCTOBER 17

Lattes & Littles: New Parents Group | Informal gathering, all families welcome | 11am | Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Rd, Falmouth | 781-3413

OCTOBER 18

NAMI Family-to-Family | Free 8-week education program for family/friends of someone with a mental health condition | Mondays 6-8:30pm via Zoom | More info at namimaine.org/events/f2f101821

OCTOBER 23

Forest Mindfulness Walk | With Terri Young, Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide | for ages 12 and up | $10 suggested | 9-11am | Skyline Farm, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | No drop-ins, for more information, visit bit.ly/3gZ2du1

ONGOING

Relation-Ship-It book group for teens, discussing LGBTQ relationships through YA fiction | Portland and Lewiston Libraries in partnership with SARSSM and TTD | For info visit: portlandlibrary.com/series/relation-ship-it-teen-book-group/

OUTMaine Youth Programs for LGBTQ+ youth | Weekly programs, retreats, leadership, support | Free | outmaine.org/

Remote Support Groups, Mon-Thurs, hosted by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) | For info and schedules visit namimaine.org/remotesupportgroups

Recovery Yoga | SeaChange Yoga | for people in recovery from substance use disorder | Tues/Thurs 1:30-2:20pm | Free | seachangeyoga.org/recovery-yoga

Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group | Weekly support group as well as mom-to-mom support on an ongoing basis | Fridays 10am | Free to Maine residents | Private facebook group with Doula/Lactation consultant, bit.ly/3wgsycS

Monica Wood, Morgan Talty, Readers' Theater
Benefit event: “Readers’ Theater” — Actors perform short stories by Morgan Talty and Monica Wood followed by book signing. Benefit for Midcoast Literacy. For more details see Benefits.

LITERARY ARTS

OCTOBER 13

“Bigfoot in Maine” | Book Talk with Michelle Souliere | Free | 7-8pm via Zoom | Register at mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

“Inside Cat” | Brendan Wenzel Book Talk | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/39xMYnC

OCTOBER 14

A Spooky Night Just for Kids | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, printbookstore.com/event/virtual-spooky-night-just-kids

OCTOBER 18

“The Last Cuentista” | Donna Barba Higuera talks with Liberty Hardy | 8-9pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/3BtTZ5d

OCTOBER 19

“We Want to Go to School: The Fight for Disability Rights” | Maryann Cocca-Leffler with Janine Leffler | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/3mkv4us

Page to Stage: “Searching for Mr. Moon” | Book-club-style discussion with Portland Stage | 6-7:30pm via Zoom | Scripts available at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Sq | Info at portlandlibrary.com/events/page-to-stage-searching-for-mr-moon/

Beyond the Page: Writing the Moment | Discussion facilitated by Samaa Abdurraqib  and Morgan Talty | 7-8pm | Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance | Free | Register, mainewriters.org/calendar/writing-themoment

OCTOBER 20

“More Than I Love My Life” | David Grossman book talk | Free | 12:30pm, virtual | JCA of Southern Maine | For more info and to register, visit bit.ly/39ZxHvT

OCTOBER 21

“The Young Lords: A Radical History” | Johanna Fernandez livestream from The New York Society Library, in collaboration with Mechanics Hall | 6-7pm | Free, open to public | Info at mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

“Word.” Blue Hill Literary Arts Festival – Virtual | Free conversations and readings | Paid workshops | Oct. 21-24 | Registration required: wordfestival.org/word-2021-full-schedule

OCTOBER 25

“How to Save a Superhero” | Ruth Freeman and Tricia Springstubb | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/3lp9pCd

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/.

MUSEUMS

Maine Historical Society | 489 Congress | Timed admission | Members free, public $10 | 207-774-1822 | mainehistory.org

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum | “Summertime Amusements: To and Fro” thru Oct. 23 | 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | skylinefarm.org

Maine Jewish Museum | Arthur Fink, Michael Droge, PSBL, Oct 7-Nov 12 | 267 Congress St. | mainejewishmuseum.org/

Tate House Museum | Tours on the hour 10-3pm, Thurs-Sat | $7-$15 | 1267 Westbrook St, Portland | Masks required | Tickets and more info online, tatehouse.org/

MUSIC

“The Helping Hands of Suffrage: Women in Classical Music” | Streaming pre-performance lecture available thru 10/28 | Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St | bit.ly/3ljrcdW

Chocolate Church Arts Center | 804 Washginton St, Bath | For performance and ticket information, visit chocolatechurcharts.org/

One Longfellow Square | 181 State St, Portland | For schedules and info, visit onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Portland House of Music | 25 Temple St, Portland | for schedule of shows, visit portlandhouseofmusic.com

Portland Symphony Orchestra | For concert, venue and ticket information visit portlandsymphony.org

State Theatre | 609 Congress | For up-to-date concert information, visit statetheatreportland.com/

OCTOBER 13

Autumn Rhodes & Tim Hill with Owen Marshall | 7:30pm | $20 | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

OCTOBER 14

Latin Swing | 7-9pm | Maine Craft Distilling, 123 Washington Ave, Portland | mainecraftdistilling.com/events/

OCTOBER 15

Va-et-Vient | 7-8:15pm | $15 adv, $18 door | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | bit.ly/3mboc2y

LVDY | 8-9:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

el malo | 10pm-12am | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

Faculty Concert Series: Laura Kargul, pianist | 8-10:30pm | USM School of Music | Corthell Hall, Gorham Campus | Info at university-of-southern-maine-school-of-music.ticketleap.com/

Ouellette, Lefebvre and Page | Rock/Folk/Americana | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | Livestreamed on Facebook | cadenzafreeport.com

Sound Check: Jaded Ravins | 7:30pm | Free facebook livestream or in-person $10 at Camden Opera House | More info at camdenoperahouse.com/shows

Refined Resurgence, Tim Greenway, "Climbing out of the Blueroom"
“Climbing out of the Blueroom” by Tim Greenway, part of the ‘Refined Resurgence’ photography exhibit at Cove Street Arts. For link to more info, see Visual Arts.

An Evening with Organically Good Trio | $15 adv, $20 door | 8-11:30pm | Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St | baysidebowl.com/musicandevents

Dark Desert Eagles | 9pm | $15-$25+ | Aura, 121 Center St | auramaine.com/aura-calendar-tickets/

OCTOBER 16

Dan & Claudia Zanes | Free, sensory-friendly community event | Presented by Portland Ovations | 3pm | Deering Oaks Park | Info at portlandovations.org/event/dan-claudia-zanes/

Troy Hudson and The High Road | Americana | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | Livestreamed on Facebook | cadenzafreeport.com

Tracy & Tony Jazz Duo | 6-7:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

Bailey Giles Group | 10pm-12am | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

Yung Abner B2B Slaythoven, Electrya & Section D | Eclectic EDM/Bass music | 9pm | $10 suggested | 21+ | Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St | flasklounge.com/events/

Assassi’s Third World Wide Vol. 1 with Angie Assal, Graphic Melee, Jins Ensemble | 8pm | $5-$25 | Mask/vax required | SPACE, 538 Congress | bit.ly/3iFjvNs

OCTOBER 17

Faculty Concert Series: Laura Kargul, pianist | 3-5pm | USM School of Music | Corthell Hall, Gorham Campus | More info at university-of-southern-maine-school-of-music.ticketleap.com/

OCTOBER 19

Bess Jacques & The Strays | 7-8:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

OCTOBER 20

Happy Hour with Matt Meyer | 5-6:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

Pacifica Quartet | 7pm | $17-$52 | See also virtual lecture, Oct 13-29 | Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St | portlandovations.org/event/pacifica-quartet/

Caroline Rose with Joanna Sternberg | 8pm | $18-$22 | Mask/vax required | SPACE, 538 Congress St. | bit.ly/3mruFGM

OCTOBER 21

Noonday Concert Series: Seyir Duo – Music of the Middle East | 12:15-12:50pm | Free | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St | bit.ly/3An5jyP

The Portland Jazz Orchestra | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | 8pm | Proof of vax required |  $5-$10 | Info at bit.ly/3uY9Syn/

D. Gross | 7-8:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

Native Isles | 9-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

THEATER

“Perseverance” by Callie Kimball | from $25 | Through Oct. 17; On Demand Oct. 13-31 | Schedule and ticketing at portlandstage.org/

“You Got Older” by Clare Barron | Mad Horse Theatre | Through Oct. 31 | Pay what you will | The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St, South Portland | madhorse.com/

“I Think I Love You” by Patrick McGrail | Thru Oct. 23 | Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | For more info, call 747-5434 or visit thefootlightstheatre.com/

OCTOBER 15

The Marvelous Meep Island Adventure | Free outdoor theater for all ages presented by USM Theatre Department | 2pm | Larrabee Woods, 9 Dottie’s Way, Westbrook | More info at bit.ly/3CEv6DX

The Great American Trailer Park Musical | Oct. 15-24 | $12-$15 | Windham Theater, 8 School St, Windham | windhamtheater.org/Shows/trailerpark.htm

“Middletown” by Dan Clancy | Thru Oct. 24 | On Demand Oct. 19-24 | $10-$25 | The Public Theater, 31 Maple St, Lewiston | thepublictheatre.org/plays-events/plays/

OCTOBER 16

The Marvelous Meep Island Adventure | Free outdoor theater for all ages presented by USM Theatre Department | 11am | Memorial Park, Bow/Park St, Freeport | More info at bit.ly/3CEv6DX

OCTOBER 17

The Marvelous Meep Island Adventure | Free outdoor theater for all ages presented by USM Theatre Department | 2pm | USM Gorham Campus | More info at bit.ly/3CEv6DX

OCTOBER 20

Jane Austen’s “Lady Susan” | A comedy of manners by Rob Urbinati | Through Nov. 14 | $27-$34 | Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress | More info at goodtheater.com/

OCTOBER 21

Walk Among the Shadows with Spirits Alive | Listen to stories of the Old Burial Ground at Eastern Cemetery in Portland | 40-minutes | $10 adults, $5 children under 12 | Oct. 21-24 & 28-31 | Information at spiritsalive.org/wats/index.htm

OCTOBER 22

“Och and Oy! A Considered Cabaret” | Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro | 7pm | $35-$75 | Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St | bit.ly/3Dpy7Zt

Carnivale Bella Morte, a Burlesque Sideshow | 8:30pm | $13/door | 21+ | Vax or negative test required | Geno’s Rock Club, 625 Congress | facebook.com/events/264790762035375

“Mouse on the Move” | Thru Nov. 14 | $15 | Maddy’s Theatre, Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 250 Thompson’s Point Rd, Portland | More info and tickets at kitetails.org/mouse-on-the-move

Stroll Haunted Yarmouth | Spirits return to tell their stories with the help of the Royal River Community Players | Fri 7pm, Sat 3pm & 7pm, Sun 3pm | Oct. 22-24 and Oct 29-30 | Hillside Cemetery next to Old Meeting House, Yarmouth | More info at royalrivercommunityplayers.com/current-show

VISUAL ARTS

“The Color of Light” | 5-7pm | ACAF, Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main St, Freeport | Thru Oct. 17 | bit.ly/3gjJKb2

“Rock Row: Inside, Outside the Box” | Environmental Art Exhibit spanning more than a football field with 20-foot-long shipping containers | Free | Through Oct. | 90 Rock Row, Westbrook | Visit rockrow.com/art

Monitor: Surveillance, Data, and the New Panoptic | Thru Dec. 10 | ICA at MECA&D, 522 Congress St, Portland | Gallery hours Wed-Sun 12-5pm | Info at bit.ly/3EjCKW1

Transformation/Identity | Jennifer Goldfinger (Portland), Kathryn Geismar (Boston) discuss memory and identity with oils and mixed media | Chocolate Church Arts Center Gallery, 804 Washington, Bath | Exhibition thru Nov. 27 | chocolatechurcharts.org/gallery

OCTOBER 14

Tim Greenway: Refined Resurgence | Opening Reception 5-7pm | Photography exhibit about the Portlands, through Dec. 11 | Cove Street Arts, 71 Cove St | covestreetarts.com

OCTOBER 20

Nelson Social Justice Fund Lecture | Virtual program with William T. Williams and James Trainor | 6-7pm | Portland Museum of Art | More info, portlandmuseum.
org/eventscalendar/nelson-social-justice-fund-2021 

OCTOBER 27

Peregrine Press @ 30, Artist Tour | Larinda Meade and Sissy Buck lead guided tour | 4-5pm | Cove Street Arts, 71 Cove St, Portland | covestreetarts.com/events-1

ONGOING

Chocolate Church Arts Center | 804 Washington St, Bath | chocolatechurcharts.org/

Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | “Peregrine Press @ 30” thru Nov. 13 | “Maine Coast Sojourn” thru Nov. 13 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com

Grant Wahlquist Gallery | 30 City Center | W-Sat 11-6 | Henri Paul Broyard Jamboree | Through Aug. 17 | grantwahlquist.com/

Greenhut Galleries | 146 Middle St, Portland | Margaret Lawrence solo exhibition, “Fresh Air” | Thru Oct. 30 | 772-2693 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | Visit greenhutgalleries.com/

Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA | 522 Congress St. | Wed-Sun 12-5pm | Free | Register for timed admission at bit.ly/3i5iWuX

Richard Boyd Art Gallery | “Scenes of Maine” thru Oct. 30 | Daily 10am-5pm | Free | 712-1097 | richardboydartgallery.com

Where Will We Go From Here? Travel in the Age of COVID-19 | Osher Map Gallery, USM, 314 Forest Ave, Portland | Free, timed entry | For more info and to schedule a visit: oshermaps.org/news | Through Oct. 15

“MMPA Antidote” | Maine Museum of Photographic Arts virtual newsletter featuring Maine art and artists | Updated regularly with photographs, interviews, reviews, Q&As | Visit mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org