Motherhood, Politics and the Environment, 12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Memorial Union, with Winona LaDuke, program director of Honor the Earth and member of the Mississippi band of Anishinaabeg, part of the Women in the Curriculum and Women’s Studies Program Lunch Series
Scottish Christmas, 7 p.m., MCA, featuring fiddler Bonnie Rideout (admission)
Howard B. Schonberger Peace and Social Justice Memorial Lecture, 7:30 p.m., “Indigenous Holy Lands and Sustainability in North America” with Winona LaDuke, Devino Auditorium, D.P. Corbett Building.
Kwanzaa, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., MCA/Hudson Museum, a Hudson Museum cultural celebration of a traditional African American holiday
Sea Vegetables Celebration at the Marketplace, Memorial Union, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Menu items including Nori-Stuffed Manicotti, Norikopita, Roasted Vegetable and Nori Wrap for those who stop by
Tourism Stakeholders Envision a Sustainable Tourism Path: Strengthening Maine’s No. 1 Industry Though the Blaine House Conference Recommendations, 11 a.m., 204 Nutting Hall with Elizabeth Munding, candidate for master’s degree in forestry
Show Me an Angel (Investor), 12-2 p.m., Target Technology Center, Bennoch Road, Orono, with Mark Waite, sponsored by Target Technology Incubator and Eaton Peabody (admission)
Poetry Reading by David Kress, 4:30p.m., part of the New Writing Series, Soderberg Auditorium, Jenness Hall.
In The Road, an art exhibition of work by emerging artists from the University of Maine senior capstone class, opens Dec. 9 at UMaine’s Carnegie Hall. Show will include a variety of mediums from painting, sculpture, photography, installation pieces, interior design as well as furniture design. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Opening reception Dec. 16, 5-7 p.m.
11th Annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Sale and Demonstration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hudson Museum, featuring more than 30 Maine Indian basketmakers, traditional foods, storytelling, music and children’s workshops
Kayak Rolling, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Gym: Get a jump on the spring paddling season by learning to roll your kayak from our excellent instructors. (admission)
Yuletide Concert, 2 p.m., MCA, part of the School of Performing Arts season. (admission)
Dance Showcase, 7:30 p.m., Class of 1944 Hall, part of the School of Performing Arts season (admission)
Go Blue Friday
Classes end for final exams (Dec. 19-23) and winter break
The Full Monty, 7 p.m., MCA, musical comedy, part of the Maine Center for the Arts season (admission)
Season of Light, Jordan Planetarium, 7 p.m., Dec. 2-23
Melonie Bennett, Gorham Maine photographer, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, Oct. 21-Jan. 14, Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
No Two Alike: African-American Improvisations on a Traditional Patchwork Pattern, a University of Maine Museum of Art exhibit, Bangor, Oct. 21-Jan. 14
In The Road, an art exhibition of work by emerging artists from the University of Maine senior capstone class, Dec. 9-Feb. 3, UMaine Carnegie Hall. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.