BANGOR, Maine — A panel discussion on Marketing and Selling Your Art , free and open to the public, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, Bangor Public Library on Harlow Street, top floor lecture hall. Panelists include Jodi Clayton from One Lupine Fiber Arts; Andrea Hand of Portraits by Hand; Liz Grandmaison, a Bangor photographer; and Sean Collinson, Travis Bourassa and Jessica Harvey, student founders and editors of Flannel Magazine of Maine Art and Poetry. 942-6593.
DAMARISCOTTA, Maine — The Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta needs Maine artists to submit potential designs for the events 2011 official festival T-shirt. Selected design will be featured on the back of the T-shirt which commemorates the fifth annual Pumpkinfest & Regatta Oct. 2-10. For details on the contest, visit www.damariscottapumpkinfest.com. Deadline for submissions April 15.
HOLDEN, Maine — Reading and book signing of “A Coastal Companion, A Year in the Gulf of Maine from Cape Cod to Canada” by author Catherine Schmitt, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road. Books available for purchase on site. 989-2591. Cost, $5 for members, $6 for nonmembers.
ROCKLAND, Maine — Friends of Rockland Public Library and comedian-author Paula Poundstone to raise funds for Rockland Public Library 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, Strand Theater, 345 Main St. A percentage of proceeds from the sale of Poundstone’s book “There’s Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say” will benefit the Friends of Rockland Public Library. Poundstone will sign books after the show. To purchase tickets, visit www.rocklandstrand.com or call 594-0070.