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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
Recurring

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
Recurring

Thomas College Open House

Thomas College 180 West River Road, Waterville

High school students and their families are invited to a showcase of all things Thomas College at our Fall Open House events on October 19 or November 9 at Thomas College’s […]

Free

Fall Book Sale — Final Day!

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville

Looking for your next favorite book? Stop by anytime between Saturday, October 5 and Saturday October 19 and check out our Fall Book Sale, which features a wide selection of […]

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 […]

$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 […]

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 […]

$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 […]

$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 […]

$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 […]

$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 […]

Free
Recurring

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 […]

Free
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