2014 CALENDAR OF LOCAL EVENTS  

This page includes current local events for southern Maine,  

from Kittery to Scarborough. Listings are updated weekly in season. 

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New Work by Craig Mooney at Maine Art Shows, 10 Chase Hill Road, Kennebunk Lower Village. Mooney's solo exhibit continues through Thursday, August  7. Gallery hours are 11 AM to 5 PM daily. FMI call 967-0049 or visit: www.maine-art.com

Craig Mooney's painting, "Coastline Revisited," is now on exhibit

at Maine Art Shows in Kennebunk

Lower Village.

 

Gallery Exhibit, Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Rd. (Rte. 1), Wells. Featured artists include Sandrine Curtiss, David Sullivan, Heather Grills, Bob Layne, Gayle Fitzpatrick, Jean Stover, Claire Bigbee, Francois Lamothe, Hilary Zayed and more. Continues to July 31. FMI 646-8181.

 

“Alexandra de Steiguer: Small Island, Big Picture” continues to August 31, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. FMI 646-4909.

 

"Summer in Kittery Foreside" gallery show featuring recent works by resident potter Elaine Xenelis Fuller at the Red Door Pottery Studio, 44 Government St., Kittery. Continues through September, hours by chance or appointment. FMI 207-439-5671.

 

John Laurent exhibit, Sculpture Gallery and Long Gallery, 10 AM to 5 PM, daily, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. Admission $10 adults, $9 seniors and students. Continues through October 31. FMI 646-4909 or www.ogunquitmuseum.org.

 

"Henry Strater: Arizona Winters, 1933-1938" exhibit, Strater Gallery, 10 AM to 5 PM, daily, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. Admission $10 adults, $9 seniors and students. Continues through October 31. FMI 646-4909 or www.ogunquitmuseum.org.

 

“Andrew Wyeth:  The Linda L. Bean Collection,” Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. Exhibit continues to October 31. "Richard Brown Lethem: Figure Abstraction" continues to Aug. 31.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23
Stories by the Sea, 9 to 10 AM, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. This week's story is The Cat at Night by Dahlov Ipcar. For children 4 to 8 years old; $5 admission includes a hands-on activity. FMI 646-4809.

 

 

The 25th Annual Decorator Showcase features tours of 'Harbor Lights' in York.

Classes at the New School, 9:30 AM to 3 PM, 38 York St., Kennebunk. Courses include photography with Michael Wilson; writing stories, poetry and songs with Grace Kittredge and printmaking with Kristen Fitzpatrick and Shawn Brewer. Classes are daily through July 25. FMI and to register 985-3745 or www.tnsk.org.

 

25th Annual Decorator Show House, Monday, Wednesday to Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM; Sunday, 1 to 4 PM, Harbor Lights, York. Park at Parson Center, 3 Lindsay Rd., York and shuttle to the house. Admission is $25. Continues to August 16. Presented by Museums of Old York. FMI 363-4974 or www. oldyork.org.

 

Music in the Park series, 5:30 to 7 PM, Shevenell Park, next to Bangor Savings Bank, 145 Main St., Biddeford. Continues Wednesdays to August 13. This week: Hillary Reynolds Band plays Americana. Free admission. FMI www.heartofbiddeford.org/events/community-events.

 

From Moody to Goose Rocks: Laws and Lessons, 6 to 7:30 PM, Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm, Wells. Discussion with professor and attorney John Duff and director of the National Sea Grant Law Center Stephanie Oats. Suggested donation $5. Reservations required. FMI 646-4521, ext. 114.

 

Third Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's Kickoff Party Fundraiser, 6 to 8 PM, Huntington Common, 1 Huntington Common Dr., Kennebunk. Event fee at the door $10. Includes wine tasting, live and silent auction, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment. To benefit the Maine Beaches Area Walk to End Alzheimer's. FMI 985-2810.

 

Concerts in the Park, 6:30 to 7:30 PM, Lafayette Park, Storer St., Kennebunk. This week's concert features Straight Lace. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and your dancing shoes. Park behind the old Garden St. Market. Concerts continue Wednesdays through August 6. Free. FMI 604-1335.

 

Art and Artist Video Series, 7:30 PM, Barn Gallery, Bourne Ln and Shore Rd., Ogunquit, featuring Bill Viola: The Eye of the Heart. FMI 646--8400.

 

Wednesday Evenings at Jordan Hall, concert series, 7:30 PM, Jordan Hall, Temple Ave., Ocean Park. Concert features Audrey Cabral and Friends. Suggested donation $5. FMI 934-9068 or opa@oceanpark.org.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 24

 

Join in the Dockside Striper Tournament this year to benefit local food pantries.

8th Annual Dockside Striper Tournament starts and continues to July 27, York Harbor Marine, York and presented by Kittery Trading Post. Proceeds to benefit York Community Food Pantry and Footprints Food Pantry. FMI 363-3602 or www.docksidestripertournament.org.

 

Annual Sidewalk Sale, downtown, Kennebunk. All
shops will be open with special bargains outside. The sale continues on July 25 and 26.

 

Music on Main Street, 11:30 AM to 1 PM, next to Biddeford Savings Bank, Main St., Biddeford. Free concert with BBQ lunch catered by Ned’s Bakes and BBQ for $5. Proceeds benefit local nonprofits.

 

Marvelous Marsh Animals, 1 to 2:30 PM, Scarborough Marsh 136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough. Child members $5; child nonmembers $7.  FMI 883-5100.

 

Maine Beaches Area Walk to End Alzheimer's Kickoff Party, 6 to 8 PM Huntington Common, Kennebunk. Features wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, music, over 200 items for silent and live auction. Fee $10. FMI 985-2810.

 

Weekly Concerts every Thursday evening at 6 PM and continue to August 14, Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and picnic while listening to bluegrass, country and folk. Presented by Old Orchard Beach Recreation Department. FMI 934-0860.

 

Blues in the Barn with the Windmills, 7 to 9 PM, Wells Reserve, Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. Members $15; nonmembers $25. FMI 646-1555, www.wellsreserve.org.

 

Snake in the Grass presented by The Originals, 7:30 PM, Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Rd., Bar Mills. Continues on July 25, 26 at 7:30. FMI and reservations, 929-5412.

 

 

The Raiit Farm Museum hosts an antique tractor and engine show in Eliot. There are also food, crafts and kids' events.

Panel Discussion, 7:30 PM, Barn Gallery, Shore Rd. and Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. Take a guided tour of the Barn Gallery with some of the sculptors whose work is on display. FMI 646-8400.

 

Fireworks in the Square begins at approximately 9:45 PM, next to the Pier, Old Orchard Beach and continues every Thursday evening to August 21.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 25

19th Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show, three-day show includes live music, food, crafts, auction, contests and festivities with tractor parades, tractor pulls, a kids pedal tractor pull, antique stone boat pulling, colonial encampment, barrel tractor ride, engine displays and more, Raitt Farm, Rte. 103, Eliot. Admission is $6; 12 and under free. Continues to July 27. Proceeds benefit the museum. FMI 748-3303 or www.raittfarmmuseum.org.

 

 

Brick Store Museum Sidewalk Sale, 10 AM, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. Proceeds to benefit BSM's programs and exhibitions. Continues Saturday, July 26. FMI 985-4802 or www.brickstoremuseum.org.

 

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Marsh, 2 to 3:30 PM, Scarborough Marsh, 136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough. Members $7; nonmembers $9. FMI 883-5100.

 

 

Maine Women in the Arts hosts

a three-day art and crafts show in Kennebunkport at the Masonic Hall

on Temple Street.

Marsh Up River by Geraldine Aikman

Artists’ Reception for Maine Women in the Arts Summer Show, 5 to 7 PM, Masonic Hall, Temple St., Kennebunkport. Open Friday, July 25, 10 AM to 7 PM; Saturday, July 26, 10 AM to 6 PM; Sunday, July 27, 10 AM to 4 PM. Free admission. FMI www.mainewomenarts.com.

 

Opening Reception for Art Guild of the Kennebunks show, 5 to 7 PM, Community House, Temple St., Kennebunkport. Show continues to July 27. Friday 10 AM to 7 PM; Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM; Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM. Public is invited; free admission.

 

Diptych Project II, opens 5 to 8 PM, Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. DPII is a collaboration between WAX and FusedChicago. Continues through Saturday, September 20. FMI www.feedtheengine.org. or 370-9130.

 

Fourth Friday Open House, 5 to 8 PM, Kittery Foreside neighborhood including the Red Barn Pottery Studio, the Dance Hall and other shops and galleries. FMI 439-5671 or reddoorpottery@gmail.com.

 

Barbecue and Band Concert, 5:30 PM barbecue; 6:30 PM concert, 19th Century Willowbrook Village, Elm St., Newfield. FMI 793-2784.

 

Sunset Canoe Tour, 7 to 8:30 PM, Scarborough Marsh,  136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough. $11 members; $13 nonmembers, FMI 883-5100.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 26
Bird Monitoring, 7 to 10 AM, Scarborough Marsh, 136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough. Free. FMI 883-5100.

 

Bird Walk with a birder from York County Audubon, 7:30 to 9:30 AM, Wells Reserve, 342 Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. Free. FMI 646-1555 or www.wellsreserve.org.

 

 

5th Annual Saco Spirit Car Show, 8 AM to 1 PM, Main St., Saco. Cars displayed are from pre-WW II to present day.

8th Annual Stonewall Kitchen Charity Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 11 AM, Stonewall Kitchen Headquarters, 2 Stonewall Lane., York. Pancakes, fruit and whipped cream, coffee, milk and juice. Adults $5, children under age 10  $3. Proceeds benefit YCSA Food Pantry and Table of Plenty. Rain date July 27. FMI 353-2713.

 

5th Annual Saco Spirit Car Show, 8 AM to 1 PM, Main St., Saco. Displaying cars in nine categories from pre-WW II to present day with trophies awarded in each category and other prizes, plus lots of food and music along with special demonstrations and displays.

 

Community Yard Sale, 8 AM to 2 PM, Christ Church, Dane Street, Kennebunk. Rain or shine in the back parking lot behind the Brick Store Museum. Tables are available for $25 each; to reserve, 985-4494 or christchurch@gwi.net. FMI www.christchurchkennebunk.org.

 

Flea Market and Yard Sale, 8:30 AM to 3 PM, the Ballpark, Old Orchard Beach. Hot dogs, hamburgers and cold drinks available. FMI and vendor forms 710-7025 or www.oldorchardbeachballpark.com.

 

38th Annual Blueberry Fair, featuring blueberry confections, crafts and chowder and crab roll lunch, 9 AM to 3 PM, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 114 Main St., Kennebunk. Rain or shine. FMI 985-3700.

 

Family Fun Day and Craft Fair, Town House School Campus, Kennebunkport Historical Society, North St., Kennebunkport. FMI www.kporthistory.org.

 

Learn about Native American basket-making at Home & Away Gallery

in Kennebunkport.

 

York Days with concerts, tournaments, fairs, fireworks, road race (July 27), crafts and sand castle building, Short Sands and various other locations, York Beach. Events continue to August 3 with fireworks. FMI York Parks and Recreation, 363-1040, or www.yorkmaine.org.

 

Annual HarborFest, Wells Harbor Park, 362 Harbor Rd., Wells. Games start at noon and include a kids fishing tournament, kayak races, paddle board demonstrations, world championship lobster trap toss, plus Wells Chamber of Commerce silent auction at 3 to 5:30 PM; Wells Rotary Club chicken BBQ from 4 to 6 PM; concert by Straight Lace at 6:30; bonfire at 8 and talent show at 8:30. FMI 207-646-2451, www.wellschamber.org.

 

”20 Years with the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance” with Theresa Secord, afternoon, Home & Away Gallery of Arctic and Indian Arts, 26 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Secord is a founding member and executive director of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and documenting the tradition of basketmaking among the four Maine Indian tribes: Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac and Maliseet. FMI www.homeandawaygallery.com.

 

Opening Reception for Jane Dahmen exhibit, 5 to 7 PM, Gallery at the Grand, 1 Chase Hill Rd., Kennebunk Lower Village. Wine and light refreshments will be served. Exhibit continues to August 10. FMI 207-204-0096, www.galleryatthegrand.com.

 

Summer Concert Series, 6:30 PM, Hope Hobbs Memorial Gazebo, Wells Harbor Park, Harbor Rd., Wells. This week features Straight Lace. Series continues on Saturdays through August 31. Free admission.

 

Salvation Army Pier Ministry, 7 PM each evening to August 1, in the Square, Old Orchard Beach. Free entertainment features magicians, bilingual speakers, bands and more. FMI 934-2024. 

 

SUNDAY, JULY 27

 

It's Open Farm Day! Visit Maine farms

to learn where and how food and fiber

are produced. Exhibits, demonstrations,

wagon rides, samples, barn tours

and more.

22nd Annual Open Farm Day, 10 AM to 3 PM. Visit Maine farms to learn where and how food and fiber
are produced. Exhibits, demonstrations, wagon rides, samples, barn tours and more. See page 28 for related story and participating York County farms. FMI www.getrealmaine.com.

 

Pond Garden Tour, noon to 4 PM, hosted by the Seacoast Water Garden Club. Donation $4 per pond per person. Proceeds benefit the York Center for Wildlife. Continues on Sundays through August 3. FMI and to check for last minute changes or additions, visit www.seacoastwatergarden.org.

 

Nature Sketching by Canoe, 1 to 2:30 PM, Scarborough Marsh, 136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough. This guided canoe tour allows participants to view and sketch nature in the ever-changing marshscape. Advance registration required. Members $11; nonmembers $13. FMI 883-5100.

 

Pasco Lecture Series presents Cathie Pelletier, 2 PM, Graves Memorial Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. Maine author Cathie Pelletier is coming from Machias to launch her new novel, A Year After Henry. FMI 967-2778, www.graveslibrary.org.

 

 

Concerts in West K, 3 PM, West Kennebunk Methodist Church, 160 Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk. This month's concert features Darlin' Corey, the duo of Max Shipman and Erica Brown with a mix of bluegrass, old time, folk and original songs. Suggested donation $15 adults;  $13 kids and seniors. FMI 985-2931.

 

Final Sunday in the Garden Concert, 5 to 6:30 PM, Hamilton House, 40 Vaughan’s Lane, South Berwick. Free for Historic New England members; $10 nonmembers. Proceeds benefit Historic New England. FMI 384-2454 or www.historicnewengland.org.

 

 

The Garden Tour is hosted by the Seacoast Water Garden Club. Continues on Sundays through August 3.

"Through the Jazz Decades" with the Aardvark Jazztet, 7:30, The Temple, Temple Ave., Ocean Park. Tickets $12 at the door.

 

Rhythm Future Quartet, 7:30 PM, Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise. Features Gypsy jazz, standards and original compositions. Preferred seating (rows 1 to 4) $30; general seating $20. FMI and reservations 967-5852 or atlantichall@roadrunner.com.

 

Christmas in July, with the Seacoast Wind Ensemble playing at 8 PM, lighting of the Nubble Lighthouse at 9 with a visit from Santa, Sohier Park, York. FMI 363-1040 or www.yorkmaine.org.

 

MONDAY, JULY 28
Gallery Celebrates Artist Beth Ellis, 5 to 8 PM wine and cheese reception, 100 B Perkins Cove Rd., Ogunquit. Exhibit runs for two weeks. FMI www.bethelliscollection.com.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 29
Cat Tales - Story Hour, 10 to 11 AM, Scarborough Marsh, 136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough. Child members $5; nonmembers $7; craft project included. All children
must be accompanied by an adult. FMI 883-5100.

 

Nature Art via the Marsh, 10:30 AM to noon, Scarborough Marsh, 136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough. Child members $5; nonmembers $7. Explore the marsh and participate in a craft activity. FMI 883-5100.

 

“Victory Began at Home: The World War II Home Front,” 5:30 to 6:30 PM, Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. Historic New England scholar Peggy Konitzky will speak about the home front in Maine during the 1940s. Tickets $5; free for members. FMI call 985-4802 or www.brickstoremuseum.org.

 

“So You Think You Know Kennebunk,” 5:30 to 6:30 PM, Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. Join Kennebunk town historian Steve Spofford for his presentation on little-known parts of town history. All attendees receive ten percent off dinner (food only) at Duffy’s Tavern & Grill that evening. Tickets $8; $3 for members. FMI call 985-4802 or www.brickstoremuseum.org.

 

 

Join Kennebunk town historian Steve Spofford for his presentation on little-known parts of town history.

Summer Skies with Scott Niegley and his portable planetarium. Two shows, 3 and 6:30 PM, Kennebunk Library, 112, Main St., Kennebunk, for ages 5 to adult. Preregistration required. FMI 985-2173 or www.kennebunklibrary.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

Stories by the Sea, 9 to 10 AM, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. This week's story is My Cat, Coon Cat by Sandy Ferguson Fuller. For children 4 to 8 years old; $5 admission includes a hands-on activity. FMI 646-4809.

 

OAA Art Auction Preview, 11 AM to 5 PM, Barn Gallery, Bourne Ln. and Shore Rd., Ogunquit. Preview the work, select an artist-designed bid card, leave a silent bid. Continues July 31, August 1 and 2. FMI 646-8400.

 

Music in the Park series, 5:30 to 7 PM, Shevenell Park, next to Bangor Savings Bank, 145 Main St., Biddeford. Continues Wednesdays to August 13. This week: Derek Wilkinson Band. Free admission. FMI www.heartofbiddeford.org/events/community-events.

 

Concerts in the Park, 6:30 to 7:30 PM, Lafayette Park, Storer St., Kennebunk. This week's concert features the Chris Humphrey Big Band. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and your dancing shoes. Park behind the old Garden St. Market. Concerts continue Wednesdays through August 6. Free. FMI 604-1335.

 

Art and Artist Video Series, 7:30 PM, Barn Gallery, Bourne Ln. and Shore Rd., Ogunquit, featuring Annie Leibovitz. FMI 646--8400.

 

Wednesday Evenings at Jordan Hall, concert series, 7:30 PM, Jordan Hall, Temple Ave., Ocean Park. Concert features Trevor Lavenbein with music for solo and ensemble brass. Suggested donation $5. FMI 934-9068 or opa@oceanpark.org.

 

JUST AHEAD
Thursday, July 31

Fabulous Fun Fish, 1 to 2:30 PM, Scarborough Marsh, 136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough. Child members $5; nonmembers $7; craft project included. FMI 883-5100.

 

 

Enjoy a musical tour of Wells Reserve

on Thursday, July 31.

Benefit Concert for AWS, 3 PM, Nonantum Resort, Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. Features Broadway duo of Leslie Giammanco and Marcy McGuigan and more. FMI 985-3244 or www.animalwelfaresociety.org.

 

Astronomy Canoe Tour, with astronomer Bernie Reim. Scarborough Marsh, 136 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough.
Members $12; nonmembers $14. Please arrive no later than 7 PM. Advance registration required. FMI 883-5100.

 

A Musical Tour through the Wells Reserve with David Pihl, 7 to 9 PM, Wells Reserve, Laudholm Farm Rd., Wells. Members $15; nonmembers $25. FMI 646-1555, www.wellsreserve.org.

 

VentiCordi Chamber Music, 7:30 PM, South Congregational Church, Temple St., Kennebunkport. Admission $20; seniors $15; 18 and under $4. FMI 286-6688 or www.venticordi.com.

 

 

Friday, August 1
Opening Reception for “Metal. Rust. Wood. Paint,” 5 to 7 PM, River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave. (Rte. 9), Kennebunk Lower Village. Exhibit consists of the work of six innovative artists: Rusty Theriault, Nathan Nicholls, Annie Hiedel, Meredith Radford, Dave Allen and Paul Bonneau. Exhibit continues to August 9. FMI 967-9120, www.rivertreearts.org.

 

VentiCordi Chamber Music, 7:30 PM, Springvale/Sanford Historical Society, 505 Main St., Springvale. Admission $20; seniors $15; 18 and under $4. FMI 286-6688 or www.venticordi.com.

 

Saturday, August 2
Annual Book Sale and Flea Market, Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise. Antiques, collectibles and craft tables will be outside on the lawn, weather permitting, from 8 AM to 2 PM; proceeds benefit Atlantic Hall. Annual Book Sale to benefit the Cape Porpoise Library will be from 9 AM to 2 PM inside Atlantic Hall. FMI Ed Briggs, 967-3357.

 

Annual Family Fun Day, 9 AM to 2 PM, village area, Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk. Features an antique car show, children's events, a parade, crafters and vendors booths, a pie judging contest, a petting zoo, bake table, a bean supper at the Methodist Church and more. Presented by the West Kennebunk Village Committee. FMI Barbara at 604-2577 or Carol at 985-4571.

 

 

Goosefair Antiques is hosting their Annual Antiques Show at the Kennebunk High School.

Church Yard Sale, 9 AM to 2 PM, St. George Episcopal Church, 3 Emerson St., Sanford. Something for everyone. Proceeds benefit Sanford Outreach programs. FMI 324-8119.

 

Art Show presented by Saco Bay Artists, 9 AM to 4 PM, Ocean Park Library Lawn, Temple Ave., Ocean Park.

 

86th Annual Antiques Show, 10 AM to 5 PM, Kennebunk High School, Fletcher St., Kennebunk. Percentage of proceeds benefits the Animal Welfare Society. Presented by Goosefair Antiques. Continues August 3, 10 AM to 4 PM. FMI 800-641 6908.

 

Vintage Costume Day, Seashore Trolley Museum, Log Cabin Rd., Kennebunkport. Dress in anything vintage or retro. Costume parade at 1 PM. Makeup consultant Kristen Cantella will provide makeup demonstrations and makeovers. FMI 967-2712 or www.trolleymuseum.org.

 

24th Annual Festival of Lights and Illumination Night, 6 PM, Ocean Park. Band concert and strawberry shortcake festival 6:30 to 7:30, Temple Ave. at W. Grand; see the lights 8 to 9 PM, Ocean Park.  FMI 934-9068 or www.oceanpark.org.

 

Summer Concert Series, 6:30 PM, Hope Hobbs Memorial Gazebo, Wells Harbor Park, Harbor Rd., Wells. This week features On Tap playing pop favorites from the Beatles to today.. Series continues on Saturdays through August 31. Free admission.

 

63rd Annual Art Auction of works by members of the Ogunquit Art Association, doors open at 6 with auction at 7 PM, Barn Gallery, Shore Rd. and Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. FMI 646-8400 or www.barngallery.org.

Novel Jazz Septet, 7:30 PM, Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Rd., Bar Mills. FMI and reservations, 929-6472.

 

 

Classical Opera and Piano Concerts

begin on Saturday at the Franciscan

Guest House Auditorium,

26 Beach Ave., Kennebunk.

Classical Opera and Piano Concerts begin, 8 PM, Franciscan Guest House Auditorium, 26 Beach Ave., Kennebunk. Concerts continue on August 6, 8 and 16 at 8 PM. Performers are Christopher Staknys and Darius Shubert on August 6; Danute Mileika and Antanas Meilus with Dr. Frances Covalesky as accompaniment on August 8; August 16 will be an encore performance featuring Dr. Covalesky and Mileika and will benefit the Franciscan Monastery. Concerts are free; donations accepted. FMI www.franciscanguesthouse.com or 207-967-4865.

 

Sunday, August 3
Summerfest Cookout and Vintage Celebration, a cookout, mobile museum, on track time and ride-alongs, Beech Ridge Motor Speedway, 70 Holmes Rd., Scarborough. Pit gate opens at 10 AM for the public with the cookout at 11:30. Event includes introduction of the Maine Motorsports Hall of Fame members in attendance, presentation of the Crumpled Roof Awards and vintage racecar rides, plus 2 races. Admission (includes cookout) $5; ages 6 to 12 years $3; under 6 free. Presented by  the Maine Vintage Race Car Association.

 

Farm-to-Chef Celebration,  4 to 7 PM, Beach Plum Farm, Great Works Regional Land Trust, Rte. 1, Ogunquit, FMI www.gwrlt.org.

 

Organist Dr. Joyce Jones, 7 PM, Ogunquit Baptist Church, 157 Shore Rd., Ogunquit. Donations appreciated. FMI 646-2160 or www.ogunquitbaptistchurch.org.

 

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