Jocelyn and Chris, Maine Craft Distilling
Jocelyn and Chris at the Sunday Concert Series, Maine Craft Distilling, 23 Washington Ave, Portland, on Oct. 3, from 6-9 p.m.
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BENEFITS

SEPTEMBER 22

Autumn Equinox at the Audubon | Maine Audubon Benefit presented by Portside Real Estate Group | Music, food trucks, beer/wine | 5-7:30pm | Maine Audubon, Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth | $12-$75 | More info and tickets, bit.ly/3yHJMjC

SEPTEMBER 25

Skyline Farm 5K Trail Run/Walk | 9am | $20 adv, $25 day-of | Skyline Farm, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | For more information and to register, visit bit.ly/3l8jzG6

National Public Lands Day Trail Clean-up | South Portland Land Trust, South Branch Trail | 9am-1pm | Free T-shirt, refreshments, for volunteers | More info at southportlandlandtrust.org/upcoming-events

Dempsey Challenge | Sept. 25-26 | In-person in Lewiston-Auburn and virtually | Register at bit.ly/3AfK5Ug

Walk to End Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer’s Association | 8am registration, 9am ceremony | Payson Park, Baxter Blvd, Portland | More info at bit.ly/3tUNxkG

OCTOBER 2

Furniture Friends Virtual Slumber Party | “Sleep on the floor for one night so others don’t have to” | Fundraiser to help provide furniture to those who need it | More info coming at furniturefriends.org/

COMEDY

SEPTEMBER 23

Stroudwater Comedy Series | $10 | Thursdays 7pm | Stroudwater Distillery, 4 Thompsons Point, Portland | bit.ly/3BZpowT

DANCE

OCTOBER 2-3

Lindsey Bourassa Flamenco featuring Bárbara Martínez, Andreas Arnold & Mario Rincon | October 2-3, 8:30pm | $15 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St, Portland | Info and tickets, bit.ly/3zjdjQB

FILM

Camden International Film Festival | Sept 16-26, online and in person | For more info on films and venues, visit pointsnorthinstitute.org/ciff/

SEPTEMBER 24

“Raya and the Last Dragon” | 7pm | Family Movies in Discovery Park, LL Bean, Freeport | bit.ly/3tLa1o4

SEPTEMBER 24-25

2021 Manhattan Short Film Festival | 7pm | $10 | Public Theatre, 31 Maple St, Lewiston | For tickets and more information, visit thepublictheatre.org/

SEPTEMBER 27

“Le Nez” film talk with Lucie Tremblay | USM Franco-American Collection, Lewiston | Free | 4pm via Zoom | For info, to watch the film and to register for the talk, visit bit.ly/397Pctx

SEPTEMBER 29

“City Lights” | National Silent Movie Day | Free | Film 6:30-8pm | Congress Square Park | Corner of Congress and High St

OCTOBER 1-3

Yiddish Culture Festival with MJFF | Film streaming of “The Last Klezmer” and “Black Honey” | $10 per, $18 both | JCA of Southern Maine | More info on this plus klezmer concert and filmmaker discussion | bit.ly/3hApwKY

OCTOBER 3

“Freedom & Captivity” | Art on Abolition short films | Free | Film 6:30-8:30pm | Congress Square Park | Corner of Congress, High St.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Maine Farms Scavenger Hunt | Discover local farms and learn about Maine’s food system | 30 tasks, prizes | Free | Through Sept. 30 | Maine Farmland Trust | Information and registration at bit.ly/3xxz3YQ

SEPTEMBER 22

Sustainability Series: Equity, Education, and the Environment | Virtual, with Kosi Ifeji, high school climate justice activist | 5:30-7pm | Portland Public Library | More info and Zoom link at bit.ly/2X2mKap

SEPTEMBER 23

Recovering History in New England | The Atlantic Black Box Project, beginning to eckon with the region’s slave trade | with Meadow Dibble, PhD and Dr Kate McMahon | Free | 6-7pm via Zoom | Info at mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml#event_1048

SEPTEMBER 28

“Owl Up in Your Grill” | Barred Owls with the Center for Wildlife | 630-7:30pm | Zoom | Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth | Register at bit.ly/3C0fuu6

SEPTEMBER 29

Freedom & Captivity: “The Soundscape of American Hyperincarceration” via Zoom with Dr. Andrew McGraw | 5:30-7pm | Portland Public Library | More info and Zoom link at
portlandlibrary.com/events/freedom-captivity-lecture/

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

OCTOBER 2

March to Protect Abortion Access | 11am | Congress Square Park to City Hall, Portland | Join abortion providers, supporters, and allies to march for reproductive rights and freedoms | Sign up: bit.ly/mainemarch

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

LITERARY ARTS

SEPTEMBER 23

“Unbound” | Tarana Burke | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/3lcvSRA

“We Share the Same Sky” | Rachel Cerrotti talks with Mira Ptacin | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/3EdDY5f

SEPTEMBER 27

“Union” Discussion with Colin Woodard | After hours in center of library | Scarborough Public Library | For more info and to register, visit bit.ly/3trQF7o

“Breaking Waves: Winslow Homer Paints the Sea” | Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/3EoXNGC

SEPTEMBER 28

“Your Legacy: A Bold Reclaiming of Our Enslaved History” | Talk with Schele Williams | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/2Xxss41

OCTOBER 1

“Antique Densities” | Jefferson Navicky with Cate Marvin | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/3hBhpOc

OCTOBER 5

“Skywatcher” | Jamie Hogan with Charles Fulco | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/2Z5oost

Maine Writers on “Freedom & Captivity” | Maine writers share stories and poems about freedom and incarceration | Free | 6-7pm | Congress Square Park | Corner of Congress and High St. | mainewriters.org/calendar/freedom-captivity-reading

“Ladyparts” Spotlight Lecture with Deborah Copaken | Hosted by PPL | 7-8pm | Bunker Brewing Co, 17 Westfield St, Portland | More info at bit.ly/2YPLq6f

OCTOBER 6

“Dear Specimen” | W.J. Herbert talks with Betsy Sholl | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Virtual event, bit.ly/39852EP

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 | Victoria Elbroch, Anne Ireland, Phyllis Graber Jensen | Thru Oct. 3 | 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

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

The Grant Lot Summer Outdoor Concert Series | Grant Building, Centre St, Bath | Fridays 7pm | $8.50 | Schedule and tickets at portsmouthnhtickets.com/organizations/burst-bloom-records

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

SEPTEMBER 22

Katie McNally & Neil Pearlman | 7:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

The Rocky Horror Show | Maine State Music Theatre cabaret celebrating all things Rocky | $25 | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $25 | Info and tickets at sforce.co/2Xk9IVH

SEPTEMBER 23

Taylor Watkins | Alternative & Indie Rock | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | Livestreamed on Facebook | cadenzafreeport.com

Evan Haines Trio | 7pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

‘Til We Meet Again | Will Woodson, Caitlin Finley with Junior Stevens | Tuttle Barn, Desert of Maine, 95 Desert Rd, Freeport | 7pm | Donations accepted | For more info and to register: cae.desertofmaine.com/event-details/til-we-meet-again

Waypoints: Portland Trails annual meeting and community celebration with the Ideal Maine Social Aid & Sanctuary Band | 5:30-7pm | Info at trails.org/calendar/waypoints/

SEPTEMBER 24

Maine Middle Eastern Ensemble | Music in the Square | Free | 6-8pm | Congress Square Park | Corner of Congress and High St.

Bondeko | Eclectic rhythms from Albania, the Republic of Congo, France, American soul, Gypsy music, more | 7-8:30pm | $15 adv, $18 door | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | bit.ly/3ttNbRP

Samuel James | 8pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

Gold Rush – The Ultimate Neil Young Celebration | 7pm | $18 adv, $23 door | St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress | stlawrencearts.org/

Bess Jacques | Jazzrock originals | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | Livestreamed on Facebook | cadenzafreeport.com

Sean Mencher and The Hedgehogs presented by Peaks Island Radio Summer Concert Series | $5 | 6:30-8:30pm | On the deck at Jones Landing, Peaks Island | More info at facebook.com/peaksislandradio

SEPTEMBER 25

Salsa Night with Primo Cubano & PM Salsa | Music, with salsa lessons at 5pm | Free | 5-8pm | Congress Square Park | Corner of Congress and High St.

Knightville neighborhood block party | Noon-6pm | Free, all ages | Art, music, culture | Knightville Park, South Portland

Country Roads | Modern & Classic Country Covers | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | Livestreamed on Facebook | cadenzafreeport.com

Sherrie Phair Trio | 6pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

Mother Jones in Heaven – A Musical by Si Kahn | 7pm | $25 adv, $32 door | St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress | stlawrencearts.org/

Oud Concert with Jawad Al Fatlawi | 7pm | $15 adv, $18 door | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | bit.ly/3zZ6THP

The Art of the Duo, Dimensions in Jazz | Joe Fonda and  Charlie Kohlhase | 8-9:30pm | $5-$25 | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St | bit.ly/2Z1aPtZ

SEPTEMBER 26

Darlingside | Presented by State Theatre | 7pm doors / 8pm show | $20 adv / $25 day-of | Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St | statetheatreportland.com/events/darlingside/

Liz Cooper | Sunday Concert Series | 6-8pm | Maine Craft Distilling, 123 Washington Ave, Portland | mainecraftdistilling.com/events/

SEPTEMBER 27

Hip Hop in the Park | Presented by Monday of the Minds | Free | 5-7pm | Congress Square Park | Corner of Congress and High St.

Orville Peck | Presented by 98.9 WCLZ | 7pm doors / 8pm show | $25 adv / $30 day-of | State Theatre, 609 Congress St | Information at statetheatreportland.com/events/orville-peck/

SEPTEMBER 28

East Bayside Bluegrass Collective | 7-10pm | Maine Craft Distilling, 123 Washington Ave, Portland | mainecraftdistilling.com/events/

OCTOBER 1

Barney Martin | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | Livestreamed on Facebook | cadenzafreeport.com

OCTOBER 2

Michael Beling | 6-7:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

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

When Particles Collide | Rock | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | $18 advance / $20 door | Livestreamed on Facebook | cadenzafreeport.com

Max Creek Golden Anniversary Tour | 8-11:30pm | $25 adv, $30 door | Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St, Portland | More info: baysidebowl.com/musicandevents

OCTOBER 3

Jocelyn and Chris | Sunday Concert Series | 6-9pm | Maine Craft Distilling, 123 Washington Ave, Portland | mainecraftdistilling.com/events/

THEATER

“Black Coffee” | Agatha Christie mystery presented by the Freeport Players and Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French Inc | Sept 24-26 | Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm | Masks required | Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook, Freeport | $10-$20 | Visit fcponline.org/

“Grounded” | War: Then and Now | Thru Sept. 26 | Theater At Monmouth, 796 Main St, Monmouth | 207-933-9999 | theateratmonmouth.org/plays/

“The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus” | Thru Oct. 11 | $10 | Maddy’s Theatre, Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 250 Thompson’s Point Rd, Portland | More info and tickets at kitetails.org/maddys-theatre

SEPTEMBER 26

“Timeless: Three Queens and a Piano” | Songs you love, and songs you will come to love | 2pm | $20 | Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | Info at thefootlightstheatre.com/

VISUAL ARTS

Maine Art Collective Pop-Up Gallery | Free, through Sept. | 18 Exchange St, Portland | Multimedia experience run by a collective of 14 Maine artists in various media | More info at facebook.com/MaineArtCollective

“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. | Rock Row, Westbrook | Visit rockrow.com/art

OCTOBER 1

Monitor: Surveillance, Data, and the New Panoptic | Exhibition Opening 5-8pm | Thru Dec. 10 | ICA at MECA&D, 522 Congress St, Portland | Gallery hours Wed-Sun 12-5pm | Info at bit.ly/3EjCKW1

“Art in Captivity and Teen Street Art” | Opening reception of an exhibition of photographs by current inmates in Maine | 5-8pm | Outdoors at the Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Sq | Exhibit runs thru Oct. 15 | bit.ly/3EnU4td

ONGOING

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

Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | Mary Armstrong “Leap of Faith” thru Sept. 25 | “Harvest Season” thru Oct. 9 | “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 | Alison Goodwin, “Tradition and Generation” | Thru Oct. 2 | 146 Middle St, Portland | 772-2693 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | Visit greenhutgalleries.com/

Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA | 522 Congress St. | “Double Trouble” | Through Sept. 17 | Wed-Sun 12-5pm | Free | Register for timed admission at bit.ly/3i5iWuX

Richard Boyd Art Gallery | “From a Woman’s Perspective” thru Sept. 29 | 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