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November 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until November 16, 2018

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Great Fall Potato Sale

November 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 15, 2018

Page Farm and Home Museum, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

This year’s US#1 potato selections include: Red potatoes: Norland, Pontiac, and Chieftain; white potatoes: Kennebec, Katahdin, Reba, and Norwis; Yukon Gold potatoes and Russets.  Prices are as follows: 50 lb bags are only $13, while 20 lb bags are just $7;  Russets are $15 for a 50 lb bag, and $8 for a 20 lb […]

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9:00 am

Lord Hall Art Exhibition: “Maine and Aomori Print Exchange: Selected Images”

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 9, 2018

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

An exhibition of contemporary prints by Maine and Japanese artists will be on display Oct. 5 through Nov. 9 in Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine. The exhibition is a collaboration between Lord Hall Gallery and the Maine-Aomori Printmaking Society (MAPS), an annual art exchange featuring the work of 20 contemporary printmakers from Maine […]

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Equity, Access and Inclusion: A World Usability Day Event

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

World Usability Day, established in 2005, is a day that brings together communities of professional, industrial, educational, citizen and government groups to promote the values of usability, accessibility and universal design to ensure that services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use. The UMaine event is a conference designed […]

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10:00 am

University of Maine Museum of Art Exhibitions

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Second Nature Black and white oil paintings by artist Shelley Reed.  Olio A collection of ceramic objects by artist Darren Emenau.  So Real Selections from the museum’s permanent collection. Animalistic Selections from the museum’s permanent collection. For more information about these exhibitions and artists, visit umma.umaine.edu/.  

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Sheep 101 Program, UMaine Cooperative Extension Aroostook County, Presque Isle

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Presque Isle, 57 Houlton Road
Presque Isle, ME 04769 United States
Free

The University of Maine will be hosting Sheep 101, a new sheep farmers workshop, beginning Nov. 5 in five counties. The workshop is designed to educate new sheep farmers or anyone wanting to learn more about sheep breed selection, husbandry, health, nutrition, reproduction, housing, and handling. Dr. Colt Knight will go over basics of sheep production, and also provide […]

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11:00 am

Knowledge, Innovation and Life Lessons Learned from Veterans

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Donald P. Corbett Business Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A lecture by Maine Business School professors Nory Jones and John Mahon about leadership and the "band of brothers" culture. Part of UMaine Veterans Education and Transition Services' Veterans Week programming.

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12:00 pm

BBQ at the MLK Plaza

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
MLK Plaza, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A barbecue will be held at the MLK Plaza to celebrate UMaine veterans. Army and Navy ROTC will post Colors to commence the feast. There will be a Banner signing to show support of the UMaine student veteran community. "Build your own stress balls," sponsored by Mind Spa, will be available. Part of UMaine Veterans Education and Transition […]

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12:15 pm

Spanish Table

November 8 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Thursday, repeating until December 13, 2018

Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

If you would like to practice or build your spoken Spanish, join us for a brown bag lunch and informal conversation. The group starts the second week of the semester and meets every Thursday when classes are in session. End date for the fall semester is Dec. 13.

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1:00 pm

Course: So You Want to Farm in Maine? (Machias)

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 13, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Washington County Office, 28 Center Street
Machias, ME 04654 United States
$50

This multi-session course is designed for people who want to start a profitable farm or expand their farm hobby to a profitable business. This course is held over four days: Monday, Nov. 5, Thursday, Nov. 8, Tuesday, Nov. 13 and Thursday, Nov. 15. Time: 1–4 p.m. on all days.

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Book Signing: Knowledge Transfer and Innovation by Nory Jones and John Mahon

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University Bookstore, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University Bookstore is hosting a book signing event for Knowledge Transfer and Innovation by Maine Business School professors Nory Jones and John Mahon. The book's premise is that innovation is key to the success of any business, and it covers how to understand and respond to the puzzle of innovation.   According to the publisher, "This […]

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2:30 pm

Grants, Contracts, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

November 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Office of Research Development is pleased to offer the "Grants, Contracts, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)" workshop that will take place on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union.   In this talk, Dr. Terry Yoo will cover some perspectives on federal grantsmanship. The discussion will include […]

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4:00 pm

Aristotle on Infinity: Senses of Potentiality Underlying the View

November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Donald P. Corbett Business Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A presentation by Robby Finley, Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia University. Part of the Philosophy Colloquium Series.    

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4:30 pm

New Writing Series

November 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 4:30pm

AP/PE Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The New Writing Series celebrates its nineteenth year of innovative literary programming at the University of Maine with a dynamic lineup featuring the writers who define today — and tomorrow. All readings take place on Thursday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. in the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE Space (Stewart Commons 104). Events are free and […]

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5:30 pm

All Things Herb (Nokomis Regional High School)

November 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nokomis Regional High School, 266 Williams Road
Newport, ME 04953 United States
$15

Learn the best way to preserve herbs in this hands on workshop. Topics for discussion include freezing and drying herbs, making herb pesto and infusing vinegars with creative herb combinations. Participants will receive recipes, enjoy samples of preserved herbs and prepare several preserved herb products.

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6:00 pm

Framing Maine Three: Reception

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Miller’s Café, Collins Center for the Arts
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Maine writers Paul Doiron and Kristen Lindquist will be the featured guests of the third installment of the Framing Maine conversation series at the University of Maine. “Framing Maine Three: An Eye for Detail,” will take place at 7 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall. A reception with the authors will precede […]

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7:00 pm

Framing Maine Three: An Eye for Detail

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Maine writers Paul Doiron and Kristen Lindquist will be the featured guests of the third installment of the Framing Maine conversation series at the University of Maine. Doiron and Lindquist, who are married, are both heavily inspired by Maine’s wild places. Doiron, former editor of Down East magazine, is best known for his popular series […]

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