4/11/2022 COVID Update: The State of Maine no longer requires masking or proof of vaccination to attend any public events, but individual venues are free to do so. For the latest information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention or the State of Maine’s COVID site.


Reader Dogs Return!

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Our therapy dog friends from Kennebec Valley Love on a Leash will be in this afternoon for read-aloud time and visiting! For kids who want to practice their reading skills and for families who want a fun, calming read-aloud opportunity. Spend 15 minutes with a dog who loves to listen. Bring your own favorite book, […]



Railroad Square Cinema Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

Special worldwide, one-day-only, premiere event! Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Neil Young and Crazy Horse continue their 50-year odyssey, this time in the mountains of Colorado, and Bernard Shakey (aka Neil Young) filmed it all. Mountaintop offers music lovers an unprecedented peek behind the curtain as Neil works with the band and […]

Collecting Fog in Morocco

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

Jamila Bargach, Colby College’s Oak Fellow, is an activist and anthropologist who has dedicated her life to serving under resourced communities in Southwest Morocco, creating sustainable initiatives through education and scientific innovation. She is the co-founder of Dar Si Hmad, which operates the largest functioning fog collection project in the world, a system which fosters […]


Lecture by Carrie Mae Weems

Given Auditorium, Bixler Bldg., Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Considered one of the most influential contemporary American artists, Carrie Mae Weems has investigated family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of power. Weems has sustained an ongoing dialogue within contemporary discourse for more than 30 years, during which time she has developed a complex body of art employing photographs, text, […]


Gov. Paul LePage: People Before Politics

Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Former two-term Maine Governor Paul LePage will speak to Colby students and the broader community about his political experience and the future of Maine politics.


Run Lola Run

Railroad Square Cinema Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

35 mm print!! There’s rarely been more concentrated cinematic energy than in this incredibly compact (just 80 breathtaking minutes!), incredibly thrilling movie — nor could there be much more energy than in star Franka Potente’s unforgettable embodiment of Lola, whose movie this just plain IS — though director/writer Tom Tykwer has something to do with […]

After School Art Club: Pumpkin Carving

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville, ME

Create unique and festive pumpkins for Halloween using printmaking tools, safe carving tools, and sharpies. This program is very popular, register now! Ages 7 -12 $14 per session Snacks included Scholarships available REGISTER


Fall Shabbaton

Given Auditorium, Bixler Bldg., Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Come to a unique weekend of Jewish music and learning. Featuring Nefesh Mountain, an old-time American roots band steeped in Jewish tradition, the Shabbaton begins Friday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. with dinner and a musical Shabbat service in Foss, and continues on Saturday with a full day of music, meals, and learning in Millett […]

Open Mic Night

Fairfield United Methodist Church 37 Skowhegan Rd., Fairfield, ME

Snacks and desserts! Fun time together sharing music and other talents. All are welcome!!

Bigelow Brewery Brew, Burgers & Brats

Snow Pond Center for the Arts 8 Goldenrod Lane, Sidney, ME

The Menu for the evening will include: Bigelow Beer Cheese Soup Topped w/ Garlic Butter Crostinis Mini-Burger Sliders w/ House-Made Boursin Cheese Vegi Burger Sliders w/ House-Made Boursin Cheese Brat Bites w/ Bigelow Beer Infused Grainy Mustard Steak Fries Topped w/ Bigelow Beer Beef Chili Bigelow Stout Chocolate Cupcakes Seating is limited - buy your […]


Northern Light Inland Hospital Pops Concert

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Join Northern Light Inland Hospital at the Waterville Opera House for the 2019 Fall Pops Concert, featuring the majestic sounds of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Erin Freeman.  She will be joined by guest soloist soprano Alyson Cambridge. Proceeds from this year's event will support the purchase of a new cardiac monitoring […]


REM Craft Fair

Champions Fitness Club 30 Elm Plaza, Waterville, ME

Shop with some of Maine's finest artisans! Click for more info.

Let’s Do Chemistry: Mavelous Metals

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

The L.C.Bates Museum is hosting a morning of chemistry experiments to celebrate National Chemistry Week. National Chemistry Week in 2019 is focused on Marvelous Metals and engaging chemical experiments. Colby College Chemistry students will be at the museum to guide us in some incredible chemistry experiments. Do you want to build a battery to see […]

$1 – $3

The Met: Manon

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Jules Massenet’s tale of passion, excess, and their consequences stars rising soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role. Tenor Michael Fabiano is her ardent admirer, Chevalier des Grieux, with Maurizio Benini conducting Laurent Pelly’s enchanting production. This performance is a live broadcast from The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. The approximate running […]

$17 – $23

Colby Halloween Extravaganza

Page Commons Room, Cotter Union, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Halloween Extravaganza is a celebration for local youth in Colby's Cotter Union. There will be face-painting, a haunted house, cookie decorating, face mask decorating, a costume contest, and candy! All kids and parents are welcome to come out for some great Halloween fun!   For further information, please email the Colby Volunteer Center at cvc@colby.edu.


L.C. Bates Daytime Halloween Tours

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

Take a tour of the Halloween decorations. See the many fascinating decorations that bring the museum tour to life. Make a bat craft to take home. Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for children.

$1 – $3

Nosh & Knock Off

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

An Interactive Mystery Event Nosh & Knock Off 2019: A Librarian Scorned is scheduled for Saturday, October 26, 2019! Nosh & Knock Off is the Waterville Public Library's annual FUNdraiser. This event is an extraordinary community experience featuring the entertaining theatrical talents of our amazing local actors and actresses. Always a sold out, one time […]


Colby Wind Ensemble: Elements

Lorimer Chapel, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

What makes Mother Earth “home?” We begin our query with David Maslanka’s Mother Earth Fanfare and follow with the theme music from the Last Airbender’s four nations: Water Tribe, Earth Kingdom, Fire Nation, and Air Nomads. Also included in the program will be a medley of the elements’ representatives earth, wind, and fire and Julie Giroux’s […]


Nefesh Mountain in Concert

Given Auditorium, Bixler Bldg., Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Nefesh Mountain is a bluegrass and American roots band that taps into Jewish tradition. Their gorgeous new video for A Mighty Roar was recently featured in Rolling Stone Concert tickets are included with registration for the Fall Shabbaton and will also be available at the door for $18. Admission is free for students. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.


The Bolshoi Ballet: Raymonda

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Written by: Alexander Glazunov Choreographed by: Marius Petipa Raymonda is betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a foreign knight, makes a bid for the hand of Raymonda and threatens her fate when she rejects him. […]

$15 – $18

Tunniit: Retracing The Lines Of Inuit Tattoos

Railroad Square Cinema Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

Tunniit: Retracing The Lines Of Inuit Tattoos is the personal, poignant, and political documentary from Inuk filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (whose film Angry Inuk won the Audience Award at Hot Docs 2016). Inuit traditional face tattoos have been forbidden for a century, and almost forgotten. Arnaquq- Baril, together with longtime friend and activist Aaju Peter, is determined […]


Oceanic Humanities in Southern Africa: Hydrocolonial Perspectives

Miller Library, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Isabel Hofmeyr is Professor of African Literature at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and Global Distinguished Professor in the English Department of New York University. Her most recent book is Gandhi's Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading (2013). She currently heads up a Mellon-funded project "Ocanic Humanities for the Global South: with partners […]


Exhausted Images: The Destruction and Renewal of Visual Culture

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

How do we deal with cultural materials that no longer suit our needs/beliefs/political inclinations? Over the summer, a school board in San Francisco voted to cover up, but not paint over, a series of WPA era murals depicting George Washington, which include scenes that some viewers now consider offensive. While the removal of school murals […]


Can American Government Institutions Respond to Current Threats to American Democracy?

Parker-Reed Room, Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Democracies around the world — in Brazil and Venezuela, Hungary, Turkey, and Great Britain, and elsewhere — have been challenged by popularly elected leaders who have acted far outside of traditional democratic norms. This year’s first Cotter Debate, sponsored by the Goldfarb Center, addresses whether American governmental institutions are capable of responding to the threats […]


Damnationland X

Railroad Square Cinema Schupf Art Center, 93 Main St, Waterville, ME

See some of Maine’s newest film voices strut their stuff in the Damnationland showcase. Damnationland presents genre-defying works produced by Maine filmmakers, perfect for the dark season descending upon us. This year’s horde of Maine film includes short films by Remy Brecht, Derek Brigham, Jill Harrigan, Sarah Kennedy, Stacey Koloski, and Michael J. Tobin, with […]

$6.50 – $9.50
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