Where the wild things are

A guide for those itching to see wildlife in Maine — with an emphasis on the ‘itching’

It’s that time of year again. You know, that time when people flock to Maine in campers the size of semis with 400 bicycles dangling off the back by what looks like two coat hangers, five bungee cords and pixie magic? More...

11-year-old Timothy Woodward Jr. makes MSMT debut

BRUNSWICK Timothy Woodward Jr.’s grandparents noticed his exceptional singing voice during trips in the car, leading them to encourage him to audition for their favorite musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat.” He More...

HOROSCOPES

WEEK OF SUN, AUG. 20

ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20   Aries, even though you need to concentrate, do not turn up the intensity so much that it becomes stressful. Take a break every now and then to unwind and get away.  TAURUS Apr. 21 - May 21   More...

Pacy exhibits at Savory Maine

DAMARISCOTTA   Savory Maine Dining and Provisions in Damariscotta is exhibiting the oil paintings of Waldoboro artist Brooke Pacy through Sept. More...

Mollie Tucker’s Kitchen Program

WISCASSET   Cathy Messmer will lead a special talk and tour of Castle Tucker focused on food and cooking on Aug. 23 from 9-11 a.m.  More...

Plein Air Painting and Drawing Day at Wiscasset’s Castle Tucker

WISCASSET   Join artist Jennifer Linskey for a day of painting and drawing at historic Castle Tucker, overlooking the Sheepscot River and Wiscasset harbor.  Beginners are welcome to the event, and participants are asked to bring their own m More...

‘Crimes of the Heart’ for one night only at the Studio Theatre of Bath

BATH   For one night only, Studio Theatre of Bath will present the Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics award-winning play “Crimes of the Heart” as a staged reading.  The production, to take place Aug. More...

104 years of the Georgetown Working League Fair

After more than a century, GWL still brings women together

GEORGETOWN It may be nicknamed “the state’s shortest fair,” but the 104th annual Georgetown Working League Fair is expected to draw big crowds this weekend. More...

VOX NOVA CHAMBER CHOIR HOLDING AUDITIONS

VOX NOVA CHAMBER CHOIR is holding auditions for its 2017-18 concert season. Auditions are being held Aug. 17, 24 and 31 at 269 State Road, West Bath. More...

Festival celebrates successful 53rd season

COMMENTARY

BRUNSWICK The Bowdoin International Music Festival extends heartfelt gratitude its patrons and community partners for making the 2017 season an inspirational musical journey which has enriched the hearts and minds of thousands during the past six mus More...

Portland Stage, Maine State Music Theatre presents ‘The All Night Strut!’

PORTLAND   Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick and Portland Stage in Portland are teaming up again, this time to present “The All Night Strut!,” a musical celebration of the 1930s and ’40s.  More...

Chocolate Church hosts square dance to celebrate ‘Oklahoma!’

BATH   On Friday, Aug. 18, the front of the Chocolate Church Arts Center Annex at 804 Washington St. will become an open air square dance.  More...

MSMT and Curtis Memorial Library host last panel discussion of the season

BRUNSWICK — Maine State Music Theatre will hold a panel discussion — “Peek Behind the Curtain – Newsies” — on Wednesday, Aug. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. More...

MSMT presents The Taffets ON Aug. 14

BRUNSWICK — Maine State Music Theatre presents The Taffetas for one day only on Monday, Aug. 14 with shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. More...

Art show and raffle at Twice-Told Tales

BRUNSWICK — As part of the Aug. 11 Second Friday ArtWalk, Twice-Told Tales, the used bookstore in support of Curtis Memorial Library, is sponsoring a one-day Residency by Brunswick artist Maria Castellano-Usery. More...

Watermelon Festival coming to Freeport

FREEPORT — The Camp Sunshine Watermelon Festival will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Freeport. More than 2,000 watermelons will be at LL.Bean's flagship campus. More...

Railway museum hosts annual picnic

ALNA — On Saturday and Sunday, The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum will be holding its Annual Picnic. More...

‘One Big Home Screening’ at Topsham library

TOPSHAM — On Thursday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Topsham Public Library, join Alan Plummer of Tiny Soul-ar Eco Village for a special screening of “One Big Home: Man vs. More...

Exhibiting artist space is full for Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival

BRUNSWICK The 11th Annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Brunswick. More...

19th Century toys on exhibit at Pownalborough Court House

DRESDEN   Maine’s only Pre-Revolutionary court house will showcase a new exhibit of children’s toys. More...