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07.1.2015

3D: Contemporary Works from the Farnsworth

  • When: 10:00am-Close
  • Where: Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Rockland
  • More Information: 207.596.6457

Sculpture of many forms creates spatial magic on a macro and human scale as visitors weave their way among the three-dimensional mix of work on view in the Crosman Gallery. Ranging from wall-mounted pieces in low relief to mixed media floor installations, and from hard-edged to organic structures laden with metaphor, most works were made over the past four decades and given to the Farnsworth by their makers or by generous collectors.

farnsworthmuseum.org

Wednesday Evenings in the Gallery

  • When: 05:00pm-Close
  • Where: River Tree Arts: 35 Western Ave. Kennebunk
  • More Information: 207.967.9120

Enjoy treats, great company, and exhibiting artists at the gallery at River Tree Arts each Wednesday evening.

rivertreearts.org

07.2.2015

Alfred Chadbourn: Painting in Maine

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Ogunquit Museum of American Art: 543 Shore Road, Ogunquit
  • More Information: 207.646.4909

With his direct application of paint and bold choice of color, Chadbourn (1921-1998) was a popular New England painter. This is the first retrospective of his works. The exhibit runs July 2 - August 30.

ogunquitmuseum.org

Lobster Lovers Cooking Class

  • When: 05:30pm-08:30pm
  • Where: The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery, 367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME
  • More Information: 207.763.4478

Join Chef Lani Stiles and team of Megunticook Market as they take you through this crustacean-inspired cooking class. Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres as you explore new ways to work with lobster in the kitchen, and then take your seat for a four-course dinner! Call to reserve your seat!

MaineWine.com

07.3.2015

First Friday Art Walk

  • When: 05:00pm-07:00pm
  • Where: 154 Middle Street, Portland
  • More Information: 207.956.7105

The Portland Art Gallery holds a special reception open to the public on First Fridays. The gallery will feature Art Collector Maine artists and refreshments.

artcollectormaine.com

07.8.2015

Wednesday Evenings in the Gallery

  • When: 05:00am-05:00pm
  • Where: River Tree Arts: 35 Western Ave. Kennebunk
  • More Information: 207.967.9120

Enjoy treats, great company, and exhibiting artists at the gallery at River Tree Arts each Wednesday evening.

rivertreearts.org

07.10.2015

Maine YogaFest

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: East End Community School & East End Beach, Portland
  • More Information: info@maineyogafest.com

Maine YogaFest is a premiere wellness event for the Maine community to come together, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living. Over the course of two days, MYF will connect the greater Portland community and rejoice in all that life has to offer through a diverse program infused with Maine's talented yoga practitioners, instructors, artists, musicians and businesses.

maineyogafest.com

15th Edition Library Race

  • When: 06:00am-Close
  • Where: Kennebunk Free Library: 112 Main Street, Kennebunk
  • More Information:

The 5K route moves its way through downtown Kennebunk and nearby neighborhoods. There are volunteers on course to guide you, two water stops, on-route bicycle support with cell phones, professional timing and an after race supper provided by Federal Jacks. Don't forget your dollars for raffle prizes and beer tent purchases!

kennebunklibrary.org

Farnsworth Art Museum Summer Gala

  • When: 05:30pm-Close
  • Where: Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Rockland
  • More Information: 207.596.6457

2015 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Farnsworth Summer Gala. This year's theme is "Art on a Midsummer Night". The event begins at The Strand Theatre, and continues throughout the museum itself, with guests entering through our Main Street doors. The evening will be spectacular, featuring fun and fabulous décor and a delightful dinner, followed by an after party in downtown Rockland.

farnsworthmuseum.org

07.11.2015

Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Colby College Museum of Art: 5600 Mayflower Hill, Waterville
  • More Information: 207.859.5600

This major exhibition will introduce audiences to an overlooked body of work and consider it within the context of the aesthetic commitments of the decade. Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s features sixty-five paintings, cutouts, and collages, including many on loan from the artist and major public and private collections.

colby.edu/museum

Maine YogaFest

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: East End Community School & East End Beach, Portland
  • More Information: info@maineyogafest.com

Maine YogaFest is a premiere wellness event for the Maine community to come together, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living. Over the course of two days, MYF will connect the greater Portland community and rejoice in all that life has to offer through a diverse program infused with Maine's talented yoga practitioners, instructors, artists, musicians and businesses.

maineyogafest.com

North Atlantic Blues Festival

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Public Landing 275 Main Street, Rockland
  • More Information: 207.691.2248

The North Atlantic Blues Festival is an annual two-day blues music festival featuring national blues performers and considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. The festival is held at the Public Landing in Rockland, overlooking the picturesque Rockland Harbor. Some of the top names in blues music have been featured at this prestigious East Coast festival. In addition to all day live entertainment, the festival has vendors selling a wide array of food, drinks and crafts.  Saturday evening Main Street is closed to traffic for the NABF Club Crawl. Attendees of legal age, wearing their wristband from the festival are allowed free admission to the many bars and restaurants featuring many of the top regional blues performers. There are also bands performing on Main Street for all ages at no charge.

northatlanticbluesfestival.com

15th Edition Library Race

  • When: 06:00am-Close
  • Where: Kennebunk Free Library: 112 Main Street, Kennebunk
  • More Information:

The 5K route moves its way through downtown Kennebunk and nearby neighborhoods. There are volunteers on course to guide you, two water stops, on-route bicycle support with cell phones, professional timing and an after race supper provided by Federal Jacks. Don't forget your dollars for raffle prizes and beer tent purchases!

kennebunklibrary.org

07.12.2015

Maine YogaFest

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: East End Community School & East End Beach, Portland
  • More Information: info@maineyogafest.com

Maine YogaFest is a premiere wellness event for the Maine community to come together, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living. Over the course of two days, MYF will connect the greater Portland community and rejoice in all that life has to offer through a diverse program infused with Maine's talented yoga practitioners, instructors, artists, musicians and businesses.

maineyogafest.com

North Atlantic Blues Festival

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Public Landing 275 Main Street, Rockland
  • More Information: 207.691.2248

The North Atlantic Blues Festival is an annual two-day blues music festival featuring national blues performers and considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. The festival is held at the Public Landing in Rockland, overlooking the picturesque Rockland Harbor. Some of the top names in blues music have been featured at this prestigious East Coast festival. In addition to all day live entertainment, the festival has vendors selling a wide array of food, drinks and crafts.  Saturday evening Main Street is closed to traffic for the NABF Club Crawl. Attendees of legal age, wearing their wristband from the festival are allowed free admission to the many bars and restaurants featuring many of the top regional blues performers. There are also bands performing on Main Street for all ages at no charge.

northatlanticbluesfestival.com

15th Edition Library Race

  • When: 06:00am-Close
  • Where: Kennebunk Free Library: 112 Main Street, Kennebunk
  • More Information:

The 5K route moves its way through downtown Kennebunk and nearby neighborhoods. There are volunteers on course to guide you, two water stops, on-route bicycle support with cell phones, professional timing and an after race supper provided by Federal Jacks. Don't forget your dollars for raffle prizes and beer tent purchases!

kennebunklibrary.org

Gardens in the Watershed Tour

  • When: 10:00am-05:00pm
  • Where:
  • More Information: 207.594.5166

 

The 24th annual Georges River Land Trust Gardens in the Watershed tour will feature five glorious gardens in Cushing, Thomaston, and Warren, and will showcase a sneak peek of the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing. You’ll enjoy short talks on disease-resistant roses and invasive plants, coastal views, a gourmet lunch and amazing garden raffle prizes. Proceeds from the tour enable Georges River Land Trust to work with landowners to honor their legacy of land, create and maintain the Georges Highland Path, and offer environmental education and outdoor experiences to the public.

georgesriver.org/garden

Colby College Museum of Art: Community Day Celebration

  • When: 12:00pm-03:00pm
  • Where: Colby College Museum of Art: 5600 Mayflower Hill, Waterville
  • More Information: 207.859.5600

Colby College Museum of Art welcomes tours of the special summer exhibitions Brand-New & Terrific and An Artist's Gift. Along with these exhibitions there will also be free ice cream from Stone Fox Creamery Truck, art making and a scavenger hunt and family friendly live music by Gent Treadly.

colby.edu/museum

Paint for Preservation

  • When: 05:00pm-08:00pm
  • Where: Garrison Field, Cape Elizabeth
  • More Information: 207.767.6054

Join the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust for Paint for Preservation 2015, its eighth annual Wet Paint Auction and reception. The event will be held in a new venue this year, Garrison Field, a beautiful seaside estate overlooking Pulpit Rock in Cape Elizabeth, and will be hosted by Mr. Van Stewart. Enjoy live music, refreshments, catered hors d’oeuvres, art and a lively auction all in a lovely setting. Paint for Preservation presents a diverse collection of works by highly accomplished artists. Throughout the day, thirty selected artists will paint on site at designated public and private locations chosen to highlight Maine’s natural beauty.

capelandtrust.org

07.13.2015

15th Edition Library Race

  • When: 06:00am-Close
  • Where: Kennebunk Free Library: 112 Main Street, Kennebunk
  • More Information:

The 5K route moves its way through downtown Kennebunk and nearby neighborhoods. There are volunteers on course to guide you, two water stops, on-route bicycle support with cell phones, professional timing and an after race supper provided by Federal Jacks. Don't forget your dollars for raffle prizes and beer tent purchases!

kennebunklibrary.org

07.14.2015

6th Annual CMCA Artful Living Tour

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Tour departs from the Maine State Ferry Terminal: 517A Main Street, Rt. 1, Rockland
  • More Information: 207.236.2875

Join the Center for Maine Contemporary Art for its annual day-long excursion into the realm of artful living in midcoast Maine. This year, they're heading to one of Maine's most art-filled island communities, Vinalhaven! The tour departs on the 8:45 ferry from the Maine State Ferry Terminal in Rockland, and returns to Rockland at 5:45pm. Parking is $10 for the day in the terminal lot. $160 CMCA members/$175 non-members + $17.50 ferry ticket due upon reservation. Lunch is included in the ticket price. Don't delay, this tour always sells out fast.

cmcanow.org

 

07.15.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

Wednesday Evenings in the Gallery

  • When: 05:00am-05:00pm
  • Where: River Tree Arts: 35 Western Ave. Kennebunk
  • More Information: 207.967.9120

Enjoy treats, great company, and exhibiting artists at the gallery at River Tree Arts each Wednesday evening.

rivertreearts.org

07.16.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

Historic House & Garden Tour

  • When: 09:30am-04:00pm
  • Where: Camden
  • More Information: 207.785.2086

Celebrate the Camden Garden Club's 100th birthday with the Historic House & Garden Tour. This year’s tour takes the best from earlier years and adds some new twists: historic homes and gardens, light refreshments at two historic inns, vintage automobiles, floral and needlework displays, container gardens, and fine crafters.

camdengardenclub.com

Pairings 101 - Americana

  • When: 05:00pm-07:00pm
  • Where: The Farmhouse at Cellardoor Winery, 367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME
  • More Information: 207.763.4478

American Flavor is a cornucopia of delights with cultural influences from East Coast to West. Join us as we pick the best local produce from the farmers market to create an Americana-themed tasting menu reminiscent of home. Call to reserve your seat.

MaineWine.com

07.17.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

100x100 Annual Fundraiser

  • When: 05:00pm-Close
  • Where: River Tree Arts: 35 Western Ave. Kennebunk
  • More Information: 207.967.9120

This fundraiser, to benefit River Tree Arts, will feature 100 paintings by iconic Maine artists for $100 each.

rivertreearts.org

07.18.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

Rockport Fine Craft Show

  • When: 10:00am-05:00pm
  • Where: Samoset Resort: 220 Warrenton Street, Rockport
  • More Information: sfloten@juno.com

The Rockport Fine Craft Show is an invitational showcase of 41 of Maine's best craftsmen, including a few from away, many of whom have won national awards and show at the most prestigious venues in the country.

samosetfinecraftshow.com

07.19.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

Lobster Ride & Roll

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Oceanside High School, Rockland
  • More Information: 207.623.4511

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s Lobster Ride & Roll follows winding, country lanes and the breathtaking rockbound coast past lighthouses, lupines and lobster boats. The ride features five distance options, from a family-friendly 15 miles to a century that was recognized by Bicycling Magazine as one of the top ten century rides in the country.

bikemaine.org

07.20.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

07.21.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

07.22.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

Wednesday Evenings in the Gallery

  • When: 05:00am-Close
  • Where: River Tree Arts: 35 Western Ave. Kennebunk
  • More Information: 207.967.9120

Enjoy treats, great company, and exhibiting artists at the gallery at River Tree Arts each Wednesday evening.

rivertreearts.org

07.23.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

07.24.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

07.25.2015

Art to Collect Now: 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: CMCA Bicknell, 11 Lime Street, Rockland
  • More Information: info@cmcanow.org or 207.236.2875

Come to the Center for Maine Contemporary of Art for the 38th Annual Art Auction Exhibition. See and auction art to collect now and enjoy a gala bean supper!

cmcanow.org

Cape Elizabeth's 250th Anniversary: A Night at the Light

  • When: 06:00pm-Close
  • Where: The Green, South of Portland Head Light, Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth
  • More Information: info@fortwilliams.org

Celebrate the 250th anniversary of the town of Cape Elizabeth with a sunset concert by the sea, featuring the Portland Symphony Orchestra, to benefit the Children’s Garden at Fort Williams Park.

fortwilliams.org

07.26.2015

CMCA 38th Annual Art Auction & Gala Bean Suppah!

  • When: All Day Event
  • Where: Bicknell Building, 11 Lime St. in Rockland
  • More Information: 207.236.2875

CMCA's 38th Annual Benefit Art Auction & Gala Bean Suppah! Always an eagerly anticipated event, the CMCA auction is considered Maine's premiere contemporary art auction and is CMCA's most important fundraising event, providing critical support for exhibitions and programming.

For more info: cmca.org

 

Tri for a Cure

  • When: 07:30am-Close
  • Where: Campus Center, SMCC
  • More Information: 207.773.2533

Each year, over a thousand women gather in South Portland to swim, bike & run as they Tri for a Cure in Maine's only all-women's triathlon. Founded in 2008 by Julie Marchese and Abby Bliss, the Tri for a Cure has become the largest triathlon in the state of Maine, providing a gorgeous race course alone the shores of Cape Elizabeth and South Portland. This event consists of a USAT-sanctioned 1/3 mile swim, a 15 mile bike ride and a 3 mile run.

07.29.2015

Wednesday Evenings in the Gallery

  • When: 05:00pm-Close
  • Where: River Tree Arts: 35 Western Ave. Kennebunk
  • More Information: 207.967.9120

Enjoy treats, great company, and exhibiting artists at the gallery at River Tree Arts each Wednesday evening.

rivertreearts.org

07.30.2015

"Points of View" Art Auction

  • When: 05:30pm-09:00pm
  • Where: Spruce Point Inn Resort & Spa, 88 Grandview Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, ME
  • More Information: 207.633.4818

Join the Boothbay Region Land Trust at Spruce Point Inn for its quadrennial 'Points of View' Art Auction, featuring local and regional artists using a variety of art mediums. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres begin at 5:30p.m. Live auction will begin at 7:00p.m. with auctioneers Kaja Veilleux and John D. Bottero of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.

bbrlt.org

07.31.2015

A Grape Affiar

  • When: 05:00pm-09:00pm
  • Where: The Vineyard at Cellardoor Winery, 367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, ME
  • More Information: 207.763.4478

Join us for one of our favorite evenings of the season. Dine and dance to live music in an idyllic setting as the sun sets over the vineyard. Seats are limited, so early reservations are recommended. Tickets are available exclusively via BrownPaperTickets.com.

MaineWine.com

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