October 8, 7:30 p.m. "Rediscovering Champlain's Dream," by David Fischer, about the 17th Century explorer who brought French culture to Quebec and New England, $15/person, Deering Wing, Dyer Library, 371 Main Street, Saco. FMI: 207.283.3861, www.sacomuseum.org.
October 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. "Building a Resilient Coast," documentary film presented by the Sierra Club about coastal Maine towns and their struggles to prepare for climate changes, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 114 Main Street, Kennebunk.
FMI: 207.761.5616, www.maine.sierraclub.org.
October 9, 7:30 p.m. "Run for Your Ives . . . and friends," adult-themed comedy written by David Ives and directed by Christopher Price, presented by the Legacy Theater Company, language not suitable for children, $15/person plus bring a non-perishable food item to benefit Legacy's United We Weigh One-Ton of Food Raising Campaign for the Saco Food Pantry, Harry P. Garland II Auditorium, Thornton Academy, Route 1, Saco. FMI: 207.604.9448, www.legacytheatercompany.org.
October 10, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 6th Annual Coastal Kitchen Tour, visit kitchens in some of the loveliest homes in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, proceeds benefit the Senior Center at Lower Village, $15-$18/tickets in advance, $20/day of tour, Senior Center at Lower Village, 175 Port Road, Kennebunk. FMI: 207.967.8514, www.seniorcenterkennebunk.org.
October 10, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Octoberfest, silent auction, food items, children's activities and entertainment, free, William Fogg Library, 1 Old Road, Eliot. FMI: 207.438.9297, www.william-fogg.lib.me.us.
October 10, 7:30 p.m. "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm," 1917 silent film starring the legendary Mary Pickford, taken from the novel and play by Hollis literary celebrity Kate Douglas Wiggin and named for famed Hollis Civil War nurse, Rebecca Usher, film with live music accompaniment by Doug Protsik and pre-film talk, $12/person, Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills. FMI: 207.929.6472, www.sacorivergrangehall.org.
October 10, 8-11:30 p.m. Dance to all Request Music, featuring DJ Larry Thibodeau, cash bar, free popcorn, casual dress, $10/person, Nasson Community Center, 457 Main Street, Springvale. FMI: 207.324.5657, www.nassoncc.org.
October 11, 3:30 p.m. Trust in Art, a live fresh paint auction hosted by Heartwood College of Art and the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, earlier in the day Heartwood artists will paint on land and islands owned by the Trust, Appetizers and preview at 3:30 p.m., Auction begins at 5:30 p.m., Admission $20/person, Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise Library, 173 Main Street, Cape Porpoise. FMI: 207.985.0985 or 207.967.3465, www.heartwoodcollegeofart.org.
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