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Environmental Studies Lunchtime Lecture: Chelse Prather

Dana Dining Hall, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Chelse Prather is the director of the Insect Ecology Lab in the Department of Biology at the University of Dayton. Her work with students addresses questions at the interface of […]

Jasper Sunsets Artists Reception

The Framemakers 46 Main St., Waterville

Come meet the artists from Jasper Sunsets! This exhibit features book art and poetry, abstract acrylics, photography, watercolor, and more! CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Free

Stonewall: Then and Now

Save the date: Description: Stonewall: Then and Now is a collection of music, drama, and poetry celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Designed to honor the progress made […]

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Art + Storytelling: Animals in Art

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Following a brief exploration of the galleries with Museum staff and Colby student interns, the group reads a children’s book related to the month’s theme—in October, it will be “Animals […]

Free

3D Printing Meetup

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

Ever wondered how 3D printing works? Stop by the 3D Printing Meetup at the Common Street Arts studio. Begin with introductions and a presentation, then adjourn at noon for beverages […]

Free

The Met: Turandot

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on […]

$17 – $23

Amazing Seashells

L.C. Bates Museum, Good Will-Hinckley 14 Easler Road, Hinckley

Examine the different kinds of mollusks and their special adaptations. See one that can make holes in rock, one that digs in the sand, one that is poisonous and one […]

$1 – $3

Community Yellow Tulip Planting

Head of Falls Temple Street at Front Street, Waterville

In support of Mental Health Awareness week, join Waterville Creates! and the Yellow Tulip Project as we work together with FEDCO Bulbs and Johnny’s Selected Seeds to plant Hope Gardens […]

Free

Opening Reception for Uncaged Art

Waterville Brewing Company 10 Water Street, Ste. 111, Waterville

Come enjoy a lovely evening of art, performance art, a silent auction, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and local beer to support raising awareness of family separations, child detentions, and the Remain […]

Maine Comedian Bob Marley

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

PLEASE NOTE: This event has two performance times, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Single seats only remaining for the 7 p.m. show. Bob loves being a comedian. He’s wicked good […]

$34.50 – $35.50

Masterworks: Colby Symphony Orchestra

Lorimer Chapel, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

In its first concert of the season, the Colby Symphony Orchestra performs masterworks from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Debussy’s haunting ballet score Prelude to the Afternoon of a […]

Free

Masterpiece Art – Wíwənikan: The Beauty We Carry

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

In this acrylic painting class, we will reference the artwork “Welcome Home” from the exhibition Wíwənikan... The Beauty We Carry, currently on view at the Colby College Museum of Art. […]

$35

Inexhaustible Dark Energy

Room 100, Lovejoy Building, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

What would happen if there was a source of energy that was never exhausted? Our everyday experience would suggest it is impossible to have a limitless supply of anything. However, […]

Free
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Latin Dance Classes

Chace Forum, Bill & Joan Alfond Main Street Commons 150 Main Street, Waterville

We will learn beginning dance moves and techniques for various Latin Dance genres (Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, and Salsa). There are four, biweekly sessions on Monday evenings, October 14 & 28 […]

Free

Noontime Art Talk: Ice Core Perspectives on Climate Change

Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Bess Koffman, assistant professor of geology, will speak on issues and themes related to Peggy Weil: 88 Cores, an immersive four-and-a-half-hour video of ice core samples, on view through Dec. 8, […]

Free

SLICE: STEM at the Library

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

SLICE (students learning innovative creative endeavors) is a pilot provides young adults with unique experiences to learn more about career paths in the creative arts. Students ages 13-19 explore the […]

Free

Visiting Writers Series: Terrance Hayes

Robinson Room, Miller Library, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

Terrance Hayes is the author of six books of poetry: American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassins (2018), a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry; How to Be […]

Free

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death: Liberation, Theology, and Who Gets to Say

Lorimer Chapel, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

The annual Compagna-Sennett Lecture, sponsored by the Religious Studies Department, will feature Cynthia Chapman, the Adelia A.F. Johnston and Harry Thomas Frank Professor of Religion at Oberlin College, and Traci […]

Free

Easy Rider

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

With the Maine International Film Festival’s past Midlife Achievement Award Winner Peter Fonda’s recent passing, we lost a truly unique talent who also emblemized an era. It’s 50 years since […]

$6.50

National Fossil Day

L.C. Bates Museum, Good Will-Hinckley 14 Easler Road, Hinckley

Join us to learn about fascinating fossils! We will talk about how fossils form, the plant and animal fossils and what we can learn about the prehistoric world from the […]

$1 – $3

After School Art Club: How to Draw a Portrait

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

Inspired by the I Am Not a Stranger exhibition at the Colby College Museum of Art, students will practice contour drawings, try out blind contour games as a group, and […]

$14
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Night at The Museum Flashlight Tours

L.C. Bates Museum, Good Will-Hinckley 14 Easler Road, Hinckley

Halloween comes alive and is fun at the L. C. Bates Museum’s annual Night at the Museum Flashlight Tours  held on two Friday nights, October 18 & 25, 5:00 – […]

$1 – $3

Dinner and Psychic Readings

Snow Pond Center for the Arts 8 Goldenrod Lane, Sidney

5:00: Doors Open 5:30: Cash Bar 6:00: Dinner 7:00: Group Reading Dinner & Show General Admission: $35, VIP $45. (VIP tickets includes priority seating and a meet & greet with […]

$35 – $45
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The Tempest

Skills Ervin Center 46 Front Street, Waterville

Come away to a private island where the plants, stones, and water are alive. Considered one of Shakespeare’s best fairytales, The Tempest is a magical journey through love, loyalty, and […]

Free
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