Stuff to Do

  • Naticks

    Acoustic music.

    September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • McGinty Lecture: Robert Dallek

    The author of more than 20 books, he is a leading academic historian of US presidents.

    October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Dan Soder

    A comedian who’s best known as ‘Mafee’ on the hit Showtime series “Billions.”

    October 1 @ 7:30 pm - October 3 @ 10:30 pm
  • Food Trucks at Flames of Hope

    A food truck event to benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation.

    October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Cousins Maine Lobster at the Guild

    Lobster rolls, quesadillas and tacos paired — at a distance — with local brews.

    October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Lang’s Bowlarama Celebrates 60 Years Bowling Bash

    Themed party, live music from Steve Smith & The Nakeds on the Lanes.

    October 3 @ 10:00 pm - October 4 @ 12:00 am
  • Caribbean American Heritage Festival

    Recognizing the historic and cultural contributions from the Caribbean with music, food and cultural events. Postponed from June.

    October 4 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • The House Combo

     Spice up your Mondays with live Americana played by an ever-changing roster of musicians. 

    October 5 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

  • October Road

    Country rock, perfectly timed.

    October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Parsonsfield

    A band of high-energy musical misfits too rock for folk, too folk for punk, too punk for bluegrass.

    October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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