Starts: Nov 30 2010 - 7:00pm
Ends: Nov 30 2010 - 8:30pm
Belfast, ME 04915
Main streets of Waldo County, a photography exhibit at the Belfast Free Library, focuses on the Main Street views of Waldo County and a slide show and talk by Earle Shettleworth Jr., Maine State Historian and director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission.
Starts: Dec 11 2010 - 9:00am
Ends: Dec 11 2010 - 3:00pm
The University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5746
This annual holiday event features Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Basketmakers, who sell their hand-made, one-of-a-kind ash and sweetgrass basketry. Demonstrations of basketmaking, carving, and birchbark work, as well as traditional drumming and dancing, will be presented.
Starts: Oct 24 2010 - 5:00pm
Ends: Oct 24 2010 - 7:00pm
Northport, ME 04849
Watch the moon rise over Penobscot Bay from the top of Ducktrap Mountain at the Art of Local Food, where more than fifty of midcoast Maine’s finest restaurants, farms, and others, are teaming up to dish out the best treats ever. Live music and cash bar featuring Maine wines, beers, and spirits.
Starts: Oct 21 2010 - 6:30pm
Ends: Oct 21 2010 - 9:00pm
Portland, ME 04101
Susan Sharon of Maine Public Broadcasting Network will moderate this event. Candidates include Eliot Cutler, Paul LePage (invited), Libby Mitchell, Shawn Moody, and Kevin Scott. Maine’s leading environmental organizations are hosting a forum for citizens to hear our gubernatorial candidates discuss topics critical to Maine’s future, including clean air and water, climate change and energy, wildlife and land conservation, and a sustainable economy.
When it comes to giving directions, Mainers are masters of misdirection — sometimes unintentionally so. Anyone who has traveled around the Pine Tree State has had the experience of being stopped short by a sign along the road. Here are ten of our favorites. We'd love to see yours. Post your snapshots on our Web site DownEast.com.
Something fishy in Whiting, a Portland pub stirs up its own witch’s brew, a row over lobster roe, and more.
Gardiner, ME 04345
Fall in Maine is a special time, in large part because of the trees. What is it about trees that draw us to them? “Speak for the Trees: Four Women and the Trees That Inspire Them” will be Monkitree’s celebration of trees. The show includes the works of Susan Elliot, Linda Plaisted, Bridget McAlona, and Linda Murray.
And while this show adorns the walls, Monkitree will celebrate American Craft Week with a show of Maine Woodturners.
Eating blueberry potato chips in Beijing, Motorcyclists sing Madawaska’s praises, and more.
Port Clyde,, ME 04855
Jon Mort is an emerging contemporary artist whose provocative art has received critical acclaim. His work blends time-honored techniques with remarkably unique compositions. A recent graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design Masters program in Architecture. He lives in Washington, DC., and Port Clyde.
Port Clyde,, ME 04855
Greg Mort, internationally recognized American contemporary artist, opens his Port Clyde summer studio, historic Fieldstone Castle, for his annual Open Studio to display new painting in oil and watercolor.