Virtual Paint for Preservation Auction funding 25% of Cape Elizabeth Land Trust’s budget | Preview Sept. 5-11 | bidding opens Sept. 12 | 8am | capelandtrust.org/
Farm-to-Easel Invitational Art Auction | Virtual fundraiser for Wolfe’s Neck Center | for info and to register for bidding, bit.ly/3gTobM8
“John Lewis: Good Trouble” chronicling Lewis’ social activism | PMA Films | bit.ly/31sorvW | All proceeds to benefit NAACP-Maine
Stroudwater Summer Patio Comedy Series | 7pm | Stroudwater Distillery | 4 Thompsons Point | $10 reservations | Cocktails and food specials | Masks required | bit.ly/30JUWGM
Cabin Fever | (anti)socials at the Point | 7pm | $20 | Brick South | 8 Thompson’s Point Rd | bit.ly/2F5Eubb for tickets and more info.
West African Dance Class, Guinea Style | Edward Payson Park | 700 Baxter Blvd | Portland | 9 a.m. | If rain, class will be online | Wear mask | Sliding Scale | more info and registration at embodytherhythm.com/ Through Sept. 10.
Adventure Movie Night, “Free Solo” | Rock climbing documentary | Rated PG-13 | 7:30 pm | Free | L.L.Bean Discovery Park, 95 Main St, Freeport | Space limited, Register at bit.ly/3bwd2j9
“Those Who Remained” | Maine Jewish Film Festival virtual screening | Free | for more info and link, bit.ly/3h4fpLr
Maine Outdoor Film Festival | Evening of Outdoor Films | shown outdoors behind the Gem Theater, 23 Cross St, Bethel | $15 | Bring chair, mask, and distance yourself | info at maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/2020-bethel/
“Ghost Tropic,” Virtual Screening | through Sept. 11 | The Apohadion Theater | $12 rental / 3 days | bit.ly/2QxMEMg
“The Hole,” | Virtual screening | through Sept. 18 | The Apohadion Theater, co-presented by SPACE | $8 rental / 48 hours | bit.ly/2EYNAH7
“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
“The Hermit,” North Pond Hermit documentary | free stream on Vimeo:
Virtual First Friday Reading Series | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | Jason Diamond, “The Sprawl” | 7-8 pm | for more info and Zoom link: mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/
Caroline Leavitt discusses “With or Without You,” with Anne Lamott on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com
Virtual Spotlight Lecture: Richard Ford discusses his book “Sorry for Your Trouble” with Bill Roorbach | 3-4 pm on Zoom | portlandlibrary.com, click on events | zoom info at bit.ly/2CLARXf
Online book launch | “Cross of Snow: A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,” Nicholas A. Basbanes | 6-7 pm via Zoom | Free | mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml to register.
Maine at 200 Series: A Talk with Dr. Kate McMahon | “Freedom’s Woods: The African American Community of Peterborough in Warren, Maine” | 6-7pm | FMI and link to register at mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml
Meredith Hall discusses her book, “Beneficence,” with Monica Wood on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com
Virtual Literary Lunch: Kerri Arsenault on “Mill Town” with Kate Christensen | 12-1 pm | for more info and Zoom link: bit.ly/3iXFAEM
Virtual Writers Meet-Up | Portland Public Library |
6-7 pm | moderated by Richard Leone | Zoom info at bit.ly/3jjQRzh
Debra Spark and Bonnie Friedman discuss their books on writing | 7-8pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com
Hamilton! Remixing American History with Dr. Richard Bell | 7 pm | Free to members of Mechanics’ Hall and Maine Historical Society | $10 non-members | Registration required | for more info: mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/
Maine author Perry O’Brien discusses his book, “Fire in the Blood” | 7-8pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com
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.
Exhibition opening, Miklos Pogany, Alice Spencer | runs through Oct. 18 | 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.
Tate House Museum | 1267 Westbrook St. | Inside/Out Tours | Fri, Sat, Sun through Sept. 27 | $12, $10 seniors, $5 children | Registration, payment 24 hours in advance | call 774-6177 or email [email protected] | For time slots and info visit tatehouse.org and scroll to Inside/Out Tours.
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.
Zak Trojano | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue
Emily Bodley | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue
Kyle Morgan | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue
Lady Lupine | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue
Samuel James | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue
Kevin Morby plays each of his albums in their entirety | Livestream series Thursdays through Oct. 15 | 9pm | $15 | statetheatreportland.com/events.
Irish Night at Blue Virtual Concert Series | Wednesdays 8pm on Facebook | bit.ly/2Ebi60a for info and schedule.
Pic-Nic-Ettes at Thompson’s Point | 10 Thompson Point Road | Food trucks, drinks, live music, reggae Fridays | Wed-Fri, 4-8:30 pm, through Sept. 18 |
SPACE House Shows | weekly live stream series on Instagram | Tuesdays 8pm | facebook.com/SPACE538/ for information and Instagram links.
PEACE OF MIND
LL Bean Free Yoga in the Park | Bring mat and block | 6pm | Deering Oaks, Portland | Space limited | Register at bit.ly/3gX5Q0v
“Life of a Honey Bee” | Introduction to Beekeeping | Interactive workshop limited to 10 | masks a must | Frith Farm, 61 Ash Swamp Rd, Scarborough | 10-11am | $15-$30 | work-trade option available | bit.ly/2F2ndjq
Gentle Chair Yoga with AARP Maine and SeaChange Yoga | online | Fridays 8-8:45 am | For more info and to register: bit.ly/2Dzu0Au | Through Sept. 18
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 Sunday, and Sunset, Yoga Classes | Freeport | bit.ly/3lPmbrK for schedules and to register
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
“Pirates of Penzance” | Theater at Monmouth, “Plays of Futures Past” Series | $25 / $20 students | Youtube link valid Sept. 11 3pm through Sept. 17 | Register at bit.ly/2Z0dnWg
Bus shelter design Ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Creative Portland | artist Ebenezer Akakpo | outside Mechanics’ Hall | 519 Congress St, Portland | 2-4pm | wear a mask.
Online artist talk with Tina Ingraham, “Sight Specific” | 7pm | Greenhut Galleries Facebook page, facebook.com/greenhutgalleries/ | Exhibit through Oct. 3
“The Taste of A Cinder Block is Not a Cinder Block or an Ordinary Kind of Magic” | Artwork by Jenny Brillhart, Kim Faler, Zoe Sheehan Saldana | Hours: Fri/Sat 3-5:30pm | through Oct. 3 | By appt, [email protected] | Able Baker Contemporary, 29 Forest Ave, Portland | 5 people at a time allowed | 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/
From a Woman’s Perspective | Paintings and sculpture by woman artists | Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St, Peaks Island | free | Daily 10-5 | info at 207-712-1097
| richardboydpottery.com/ | through Sept. 29.
Meetinghouse Arts Art Show | 30 Maine artists | Portion of proceeds benefits Freeport Historical Society and Meetinghouse Arts | Frosty Bldg, Freeport Historical Society | 45 Main St | Freeport | Through Sept. 20
Art in The Park installations | Congress Sq. Park | New installations monthly through November.
Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan
| ICA at MECA | 522 Congress St | Open W-F noon to 5 | Register for free timed admission entry: icaatmeca.youcanbook.me/ | through Sept. 12
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.