9/17/2021 Update: The State of Maine no longer imposes any COVID capacity restrictions or physical distancing or masking requirements, but individual venues are free to do so. Given the threat posed by the Delta Variant, we strongly urge you to wear a mask in indoor public places, whether or not you are fully vaccinated. For the latest information, visit the State of Maine's COVID site.

Colby Jazz Collective

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

Drummer Max Roach’s We Insist! (subtitled Freedom Now Suite) was one of several jazz compositions from the early years of the civil rights movement that explicitly addressed the topic of […]

Free

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

A truly interactive experience, Weinberg invites the audience to create the set list, in real time, that he and his crack four piece group will play that night. Max Weinberg […]

Covering the Campaigns: The Media’s Role in a Chaotic World

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

How can we make sense of the byzantine world of politics framing the 2020 presidential and congressional elections? Join former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank, who served 16 terms in the […]

Free

Energy and Exhaustion Lecture: French Moves

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

For more than two decades, le hip hop has shown another face of France: danced by minorities associated with immigration and the suburbs, it has channeled rage against racism and unequal opportunity […]

Free

Community + Campus Film Series: Dawnland

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

The museum, in collaboration with Railroad Square Cinema, presents this series of films related to current exhibitions and collections. Dawnland is a documentary film about the untold story of indigenous child removal […]

Free

Slice: Pottery: the Art of Throwing Clay

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

art, like any skill, takes a bit of experimentation, lots of practice and work, but the result can be extremely rewarding as a career path or life-long creative endeavor. in […]

Free

Waterville GreenDrinks

Are You Ready to Party? 4 Sanger Avenue, Waterville

Come join KV Connect, Waterville’s young professionals group, for an exciting evening of networking and socialization while helping to support a great cause! This month, we're at Are You Ready […]

$5

Wabanaki Perspectives on Climate Change

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

Wíwənikan…the beauty we carry is an exhibition of contemporary art of the First Nations people of what is now Maine and Maritime Canada, on view now at the Colby Museum […]

Free

Dans L’Engrenage (In the Gears)

Strider Theater, Runnals Union, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

A French Hip Hop Performance with Compagnie Dyptik Finding your place, precarious as it may be. You fight for it. Fight to keep it. Beyond the inner workings of society. […]

Free

Business Breakfast Series

Summit Room, Spann Student Commons, Thomas College 180 West River Road, Waterville

State Legislative Session 2020 – What to Expect from Maine’s Legislature. Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce invites you to join it and other business professionals at Thomas College in Waterville on […]

$18 – $25

After School Art Club: Clay Self Portraits

Common Street Arts 10 Water Street, Suite 106, Waterville

Using the exhibition, I Am Not a Stranger as inspiration, students will create self-portraits in clay. These charming portraits will be glazed and ready for pick up the following week. […]

$14

Two Cent Talk Series: Jefferson Navicky and Colin Cheney

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

Jefferson Navicky was born in Chicago and grew up in southeastern Ohio. He is the archivist for the Maine Women Writers Collection and teaches English at Southern Maine Community College. […]

Free

History Of The Waterville Fire Department

Redington Museum 62 Silver Street, Waterville

The Waterville Historical Society’s October talk will feature Scott Holst, who will discuss the history of the Waterville Fire Department. Holst, a lieutenant in the department, has been a fireman […]

Elizabeth Rush and the Maine Sierra Club

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

Elizabeth Rush is the author of Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction. Her work explores how humans adapt to changes […]

Free

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 […]

Recurring

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
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