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Visit our calendar to find the best things to do in Maine. With places to go and events to attend, you’ll find food events, kid-friendly activities, sightseeing tours, and more. As the Maine authority, Down East magazine features the best of Maine culture, travel, food & drink. Our calendar incorporates a variety of things to do across the state: films, museums, author book signings, theater, music, adventures, hiking and biking, bird watching, art galleries, workshops, schooners, lighthouses, and more!

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February 2020

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 2020 Winter Auction Weekend

February 28 @ 11:00 am
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Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME United States
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Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on February 28, 29 & March 1 starting at 11:00 a.m. for our three-day winter auction that will include historic ephemera, weapons, Asian antiques and designer items on Friday; fine art and antiques on Saturday; and 20th Century decorative arts on Sunday.

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Cabin Fever Reliever

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson Street
Brewer, ME 04412 United States
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The Cabin Fever Reliever is our annual show where we partner with local exhibitors to showcase all that the Maine outdoors has to offer. The show covers many of the different outdoor opportunities available in this great state of ours. Our target audience is families, and there will be lots for the youngsters to participate in, including: YOUTH AIR RIFLE RANGE, YOUTH ARCHERY SHOOTING, YOUTH FLY TYING! Best of all, admission is FREE.

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March 2020

A Walk in the Woods an Annual Exhibit of Landscape Paintings

March 1 @ 10:00 am
Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps Street
Portland, ME 4108 United States
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Join us Sunday, March 1st at 10:00 a.m. for the opening of our fourth annual exhibit of American landscape paintings. Visual arts portraying landscapes have been around for centuries and remain one of the most collected.
Whether created en plein air to capture the natural light and color in the area, or in a studio setting, each painting represents the artist’s interpretation of a specific scene or a detailed rendering of the landscape before them.

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I and You

March 13 @ 7:30 pm
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The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St
Lewiston, ME 04240 United States
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$10 – $25

High school seniors Caroline and Anthony have more in common than they know. She’s a smart, cynical teenager. He’s an easy-going athlete with a love of waffle fries. Mysteriously forced together to complete a report on Walt Whitman, this unlikely duo discovers a shocking secret that will unite them forever. Funny, moving and unforgettable, this show contains a surprise twist that will tempt you to see it twice.

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Maine Garden Day

March 14 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240 United States
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$60

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce that we are bringing back Maine Garden Day (after a five-year hiatus). This information-rich gardening conference will feature over 30 dynamic workshops presented by many of Maine’s renowned horticulture, agriculture, food security, and climate professionals, as well as educational and commercial displays.

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David Dodson

March 21
Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage, 25 Village Rd
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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$10 – $20

Suggested donation $10-20 at the door. David Dodson is so much more than just a great singer-songwriter-musician. Whether he's playing the thoughtful, philosophical poet or the riotously funny court jester, he's a consummate entertainer who is in his element in front of an audience. He writes great songs that run the gamut of American styles — folk, rock, blues, jazz and country. They cover a variety of topics and range from poignant to hilarious. He plays a mean guitar, tells…

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Maine Jewish Film Festival

2020 Maine Jewish Film Festival

March 28 - April 5
Multiple Locations, ME United States + Google Map

Now in its 23rd year, the Maine Jewish Film Festival will present a diverse slate of timely, relevant and engaging dramatic features, documentaries and short films to audiences across Maine. From March 28th - April 5th, the Festival will screen 40 films and host special guests and events.

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Maine Jewish Film Festival

Now in its 23rd year, the Maine Jewish Film Festival will present a diverse slate of timely, relevant and engaging dramatic features, documentaries and short films to audiences across Maine. From March 28– April 5, the Festival will screen 40 films and host special guests and events.

“This year’s film slate is particularly expansive and engaging,” said Executive Director Barbara Merson. “Audiences have so much to choose from – illuminating documentaries, dramatic features, uplifting family films, animation – there is something for everybody.”

March 28–April 5. Various locations. See the full calendar.

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