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Corn Mazes

Treworgy Corn Maze 2017 Honors Paul Bunyan - Levant, ME

Sep 11, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017 Treworgy Family Orchards, 3876 Union Street Levant, ME
Treworgy Family Orchards 2017 corn maze Paul Bunyan: Legendary Lumberjack. Use a special map with riddles to solve as you wander the 4-acre maze and visit the maze stations. If you complete the puzzle you will get a free ice cream cone. Find the center of the maze and you may sign the Hall of Fame Board.
Time: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $8; children age 3 to 12, $7
Telephone: 207-884-8354

Great Corn Maze 2017 at Zach's - York, ME

Sep 14, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017 Zach's Farm, at 7 Colby Turner Road York, ME
The Great Corn Maze is acres of cornfields and confusion . A 20-minute hayride delivers you to the custom-designed corn maze, where not all who enter can find a way out. Visitors might also want to take advantage of the farm’s tractor-pulled, pumpkin-picking hayrides. Flashlight tag starts October 11 nightly from 7 to 10 p.m.
Time: Open Fridays through Sundays and holidays, noon-6 p.m.
Admission: $10 everyone over age 3
Telephone: 207-475-7857

Thunder Road Farm Corn Maze 2017 - Corinna, ME

Sep 16, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017 Thunder Road Farm, 185 Newport Road (Route 7/11) Corinna, ME
At Thunder Road Farm Corn Maze at 185 Newport Road (Route 7/11) in Corinna, you’ll find not only an entertaining corn maze, but also duck races, a cow train, a bale maze, a corn box, a corn tunnel, hay rides, and a new jumping pillow -- the size of a basketball court. Open September 16, 2017 through October 29 in 2017. Halloween trick-or-treat day is October 28 with the rain date of October 29. Maze is open
Time: Weekends, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Admission: Ages 4 to 64, $9; seniors 65 and older, $7.50; cow train ticket, $1.50
Telephone: 207-278-3708

Pumpkin Valley Farm Corn Maze 2017 - Dayton, ME

Sep 23, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017 100 Union Falls Road Dayton, ME
Five acres of field corn have been cut into rows of winding twists and turns at Pumpkin Valley Farm at the end of in Dayton. The eight-foot high cornstalk alleys zig-zag through the field, with lots of dead ends and even a room to rest. Try to find your way through the 6-acre corn maze, take a hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin, feed the farm animals, ride the cow train, launch an ear of corn, try the jumping pillow, and more.
Time: Weekends, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Admission: $9 per person over age 2; seniors, $7.50.
Telephone: 207-929-4088

Festivals

York Village Marketfest 2017 - York, ME

Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017 180 York Street (First Parish Church) York, ME
Marketfest features food; art; pottery; crafts; jewelry; specialty goods such as handbags, soaps, and wood furniture; live music; historic reenactments and tours at Museums of Old York; artisan demonstrations; York Village sidewalk sale. Free parking at York Middle School, 30 Organug Road, York
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Historic

Beer in the Garden with Maine Historical Society: Past Medicinal Practices - Portland, ME

Oct 17, 2017 - Oct 17, 2017 Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street Portland, ME
Join us for beer and snacks, a rare opportunity to enjoy our historic garden in the evening, and a chance to see some very special artifacts from our collections. RSVP not required, for guests age 21 and older.
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5 general admission
Telephone: 207-774-1822

Museums

Andrew Wyeth at 100: Maine Watercolors, 1938 to 2008 - Rockland, ME

Jul 24, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017 Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum Street Rockland, ME
Farnsworth Art Museum http://www.farnsworthmuseum.org/exhibition/andrew-wyeth-maine-watercolors-1938-to-2008/ Andrew Wyeth: Maine Watercolors, 1938 – 2008 displays Wyeth’s most important watercolors of Maine for the duration of his entire life at the easel. This series of exhibitions marking the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth. The five shows of the exhibition will be on display in the museum’s Wyeth Center as well as its Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries. Exhibit is on display through December 31 2017
Time: Daily 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $15; seniors, $13; students age 17 and older, $10; youth age 16 and younger, free
Telephone: 207-596-6457

Music

Singer-Songwriter Ellis Paul - South Paris, ME

Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017 Celebration Barn, 190 Stock Farm Road South Paris, ME
Ellis Paul is a singular storyteller and a staple at the Newport Folk Festival. He has played Carnegie hall and venues from Alaska to Miami, from Paris to London.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $25 in advance; $30 at door; $35 includes party
Telephone: 207-743-8452

Aztec Two-Step - Rockland, ME

Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017 Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street Rockland, ME
Folk-rock icons Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman continue to impress audiences with their intelligent songwriting, dazzling acoustic lead guitar and captivating two-part harmonies!
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $25

Django by the Sea Festival 2017 - Kittery, ME

Oct 5, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017 Dance Hall, 7 Walker Street Kittery, ME
Celebrating its 3rd year, Django by the Sea is the premiere Gypsy Jazz festival in New England featuring internationally renowned musicians in a truly intimate setting. Opening night party at Portsmouth Book + Bar in Portsmouth, NH; concerts; workshops; jam sessions. Schedule. Lineup.
Time: Consult event website
Admission: Admission: One-night pass, $25-$30; weekend pass, $55-$65; VIP, $100

The Half Moon Jug Band - South Paris, ME

Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017 Celebration Barn,190 Stock Farm Road South Paris, ME
A three-man mob of musical desperadoes waging a daily battle against boredom and inaction, they fend off the blahs with banjos, kazoos, guitars, saxophones, and silliness.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $14; seniors, $12; kids, $8
Telephone: 207-743-8452

Leslie Odom Jr. - Portland, ME

Oct 19, 2017 - Oct 19, 2017 Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street Portland, ME
Singer and actor Leslie Odom Jr. helped revolutionize Broadway with his starring role in the musical “Hamilton.” Backed by his quintet, Odom’s smooth vocals deliver original compositions and beloved jazz standards as highlighted on his recent chart-topping, self-titled album.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $30-$55

Storytelling

This is What Happened, hosted by Sally Jones - South Paris, ME

Oct 7, 2017 - Oct 7, 2017 Celebration Barn, 190 Stock Farm Road South Paris, ME
This hilarious late-night TV show spoof’s hysterical sketches, soulful music, and wild improvisations have made it the longest running variety show in Maine history.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $15; seniors, $13; kids, $10
Telephone: 207-743-8452

Theater

“Heartbreak Hotel” - Ogunquit, ME

Aug 30, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017 Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street Ogunquit, ME
This tender story follows Elvis Presley in the early years of his bourgeoning career as he and Sam Phillips create the music that will forever change their lives. As Elvis’s career skyrockets, a secret love story is revealed. Tickets.
Time: Curtain times vary; see "tickets"

“Peter and the Starcatcher” - Monmouth, ME

Sep 14, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017 Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, 796 Main Street Monmouth, ME
Where are Peter’s parents? How did Hook lose his hand? What makes the crocodile tick? This swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan chronicles the adventures of Molly, a girl charged to protect a cargo of stardust, and an orphan named Peter. Dates: September 14-17 and 21-24.
Time: Curtain times vary; see event website

"Jersey Boys" Broadway National Tour - Portland, ME

Oct 6, 2017 - Oct 7, 2017 Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street Portland, ME
This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide—all before they were 30! Advisory: “Jersey Boys” contains authentic, “profane Jersey language.”
Time: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m.
Admission: $45-$75