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.

Night Animals

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

When the sun goes down, nocturnal animals come out to play! Come learn about the special adaptations these creatures of the night use to find food while the rest of the world is asleep! Admission: $3 for adults, $1 for children.

$1 – $3

Fairy Houses in Castonguay Square

Castonguay Square Common Street, Waterville

You’ve heard of carving Jack-O-Lanterns for Halloween, but have you tried building fairy houses? Come to Castonguay Square on October 19th from 1 to 3pm and let your imagination run wild building miniature houses out of materials found only in nature. Once constructed, we will illuminate each house. The lighted houses will then welcome attendees […]

Free

Knights of Columbus Turkey Dinner

St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church 3 Appleton St, Waterville

The Knights of Columbus, Council #11303, invite you to accompany them at the Turkey Dinner. This dinner will feature "all the fixings" needed for the most delicious meal! Help support the Knights' charity work at this event.

$10

Good Will Hinckley Fall Gala: Building for our Youth

Bishop Auditorium, Prescott Building, Good Will – Hinckley 16 Prescott Drive (off Route 201), Hinckley

Honorary Chair - Glenn Cummings (President - University of Southern Maine) Thanks to the amazing sponsors, auction donors and attendees, last year's Gala was a huge success and many youth benefited. Get involved in this year's event: Be a Sponsor • Donate to the Auction • Reserve a Seat Click here to be brought to […]

$100

Variety!

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

The first annual VARIETY! is a new, signature fundraising event for Waterville Creates! and sure to be the hottest ticket in town. Join us in supporting the arts in Waterville as we present VARIETY! on Saturday, October 19 at the historic Waterville Opera House. Amazing and original performances have been curated especially for this community […]

$35

National Theatre Live: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

“The course of true love never did run smooth.” A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with […]

$12 – $18
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Financial Aid Workshop

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

The Financial Aid Workshop will provide an overview of financial basics and the completion of the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Discussion will include a review of the federal, state, school-based, and private funding sources. Upon completion of this workshop the student will be able to effectively access the funding they need to […]

Free
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Reader Dogs Return!

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

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, […]

Free

Mountaintop

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

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

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 […]

$12

Lecture by Carrie Mae Weems

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

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, […]

Free

Gov. Paul LePage: People Before Politics

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

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.

Free

Run Lola Run

Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square, Waterville

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

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

$14

Fall Shabbaton

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

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

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

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 […]

$30

Northern Light Inland Hospital Pops Concert

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville

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 […]

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REM Craft Fair

Champions Fitness Club 30 Elm Plaza, Waterville

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

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

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

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.

Free

L.C. Bates Daytime Halloween Tours

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

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

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 […]

$40

Colby Wind Ensemble: Elements

Lorimer Chapel, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville

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 […]

Free
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