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July 19: AUBURN, Mike Roger and Buddy Chute will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Auburn Mall, 550 Center St. 786-2977

July 19: BAR HARBOR,
the 24th annual New Composers concert will be held at 8:15 p.m. at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church. $25/$15 288-5744

July 19: CARTHAGE, Two Old Friends, Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins, will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

July 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28: FRYEBURG,
the 11th Musical Arts Institute Festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Bion Cram Library at Fryeburg Academy. $10/$5 935-1494

July 19: LEWISTON, Michele Choiniere will perform with her five-piece band at 6 p.m. at the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at Bates College. Free 786-6400

July 19: LEWISTON, L/A Arts presents Banjo Dan and the Midnite Plowboys at noon at Fountain Park, corner of Chestnut and Lincoln Streets. Free 782-7228

July 19: LIVERMORE FALLS,
Richard Moreau will perform at 6 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo.

July 19: PORTLAND,
Pam Baker will perform at 8 p.m. at the Blue, 650A Congress St. 774-4111

July 19, 26: PORTLAND, Chandler’s Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Fort Allen Park gazebo. 756-8130

July 19: ROCKPORT, the St. Lawrence String Quartet will perform at 8 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. $25-$8 236-2823

July 20: HARRISON, Banjo Dan and the Midnite Plowboys will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $18 583-6747

July 20: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Paul Soucie Band will perform at 6 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo.

July 20: PORTLAND,
folk rocker Brett Dennen will perform at 9 p.m. at the Space Gallery, 538 Congress St. $8 828-5600

July 20: PORTLAND, Zing will perform at 7:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center. 797-8946

July 20: PORTLAND,
Pam Baker and the SG’s will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Brian Boru, 57 Center St. 780-1506

July 20, Aug. 3: SIDNEY,
a student concert will be held at New England Music Camp, Route 23. 465-3025

July 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29: WESTBROOK, Reindeer Theatre Company will present an “olde tyme” country music sing-along at the Warren Memorial Library Auditorium. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10 857-9002

July 21: BRUNSWICK, a faculty ensemble will perform romantic works at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. $30 373-1444

July 21: BRUNSWICK, the Moose Mountain Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at First Parish Church, 9 Cleaveland St. $20/$15 729-7331

July 21: HARRISON,
Thomas Snow and Friends will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $16 583-6747

July 21: LEWISTON, a high-school battle of rock bands contest will be held at 6 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School auditorium, Central Avenue. $8 946-7105

July 21: LIVERMORE, Mary Ukelady Hargreaves will perform acoustic music at 6 p.m. at the Carriage House Cafe, 1523 Federal Road, Route 4. 897-5880

July 21: LIVERMORE FALLS, the L. Dodge Band will perform at 6 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo.

July 21: PORTLAND,
the Old Port Blues Festival will be held at 6 p.m. at the Asylum, 121 Center St. $10 318-9072

July 21: SABATTUS, Bob Blais will perform country music and oldies rock ‘n’ roll at the American Legion Hall, Island Road. $5/$3 784-5657

July 22: BAR HARBOR, the Wolverine Jazz Band will perform at 8:15 p.m. at the Jackson Laboratory Commons. $30 288–5744

July 22, 29: BATH, the Bowdoin International Music Festival concert will be held at 2 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Free 442-8455

July 22: PORTLAND, the White Stripes will perform at 8 p.m. at the Cumberland County Civic Center. $32 775-3458

July 22: RANGELEY, the Old Time Fiddlers’ Festival will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Rangeley Inn Green. $8 864-3951

July 22: RAYMOND, an old-fashion hymn sing will be held at 6 p.m. at East Raymond Chapel, 394 Webbs Mills Road.

July 22: SCARBOROUGH,
Rustic Overtones will perform at 5 p.m. at Bull Moose, 456 Payne Road. 775-2126

July 22, 29, Aug. 5: SIDNEY, the New England Music Camp concert “Bowl in the Pines” will be held at 3 p.m. at the camp, Route 23. Free 465-3025

Dance

July 19, 20, 22, 26, 27, 29, Aug. 2, 3, 5: GORHAM, ballroom dance parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

July 19, 26, Aug. 2: PORTLAND, salsa and swing dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

July 20: FARMINGTON, a benefit dance will be held at 8 p.m. at the Farmington Elks Lodge. $8/$15

July 20, 21: LEWISTON,
David Dorfman Dance will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $18/$12 786-6381

July 20, 27, Aug. 3: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

July 21, 28, Aug. 4: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

July 21: NORWAY, a street dance will be held at 8 p.m. at Beal’s Tavern parking lot, Main Street.

July 21: PEAKS ISLAND,
a contra dance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Hall, 45 Seashore Ave. $5 766-3330

July 21, 28, Aug. 4: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. every Saturday at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

July 21: WATERFORD, the Belairs will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the Waterford Worlds Fair, Green Road. $10 583-4160

July 22: LEWISTON, Clary Hill will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $7/$8 784-3660

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Kids

July 19: PORTLAND, Double Vision, a juggling and balancing act, will perform at 12:30 p.m. at Deering Oaks Park. 756-8130

July 19: RUMFORD,
Almodarr’s Grand Illusion will be presented at 3 p.m. at the Rumford Public Library.

Special

July 19, 26, Aug. 2: AUBURN, the Book, Banter and Breakfast program will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

July 19: CAMDEN, the 60th annual House and Garden Tour will be held in the Camden area. 236-7045

July 19: HARRISON, comedian Bob Marley will perform at 7 and at 9:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $18 583-6747

July 19, 20, 21, 22: KINGFIELD,
Kingfield Days will feature quilt and flower shows, an artisan fair, food, a peg parade, entertainment, and more.

July 19: RANGELEY,
a summer fair will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Episcopal Church undercroft, Main Street.

July 19, 20: SEBAGO, Sebago Days featuring rides, food, games, entertainment, a teen dance, and more will be held on Route 114, behind Sebago Elementary School. 787-2489

July 19: WILTON, Irv Faunce will read “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears” at 6 p.m. at the Wilton Public Library. 645-4831

July 20: BATH,
the Third Friday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Bath area. 798-6964

July 20: GEORGETOWN, a summer wine-tasting dinner event will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Robinhood Free Meetinghouse Restaurant, 210 Robinhood Road. $75 371-2188

July 20: PORTLAND,
the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Maine will host a fantasy auction at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks. 1-800-491-3171

July 20: RUMFORD, the Picnic in the Park storytelling program with Tracy Kane will be held at noon at the Rumford Public Library.

July 20, 21: SABATTUS,
a yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Jacques Cartier Hall, Wales Road. 784-8763

July 20, 21: STONINGTON, Avner the Eccentric will perform at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $15 367-2788

July 20, 21, 22: WATERFORD,
the Waterford World’s Fair, with a draft horse show, livestock demonstrations, activities, games, and more, will be held. 583-4692

July 20-22: YARMOUTH, a parade, musical entertainment, craft and art shows, sports contests, a carnival, and more will take place at and around North Yarmouth Academy as part of the Yarmouth Clam Festival. 755-9470

July 21: AUBURN, the Maine Greyhound Placement will hold a meet-and-greet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Family Pet Center, Center Street. 539-2910

July 21: AUBURN,
a holistic fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 159 Pleasant St. 353-8648

July 21: AUGUSTA,
Lisa Kane of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will present a program on “Skins and Skulls” at 10 a.m. at Maine State Museum. Free 287-2301

July 21: BETHEL, the annual Mollyockett Day Festival featuring a road race, parade, duck race, arts and crafts, food, and entertainment will be held at the Town Common and at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry.

July 21: BETHEL,
the seventh annual Telstar Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Telstar High School. $5 824-2328

July 21: BOOTHBAY,
a Books and Blooms event featuring 50 Maine authors will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. $7/$10 228-8263

July 21: BUCKFIELD, a garden tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Buckfield area, starting at 15 North Hill Road. $10

July 21, 22: CAMDEN,
the Harbor Arts Juried Arts and Crafts Show will be held in the Camden, Rockport and Lincolnville area. 236-4404

July 21: CANTON, the Historical Society garage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 25 Canton Point. 597-2012

July 21: FARMINGTON,
Rodney Richards, chain saw sculptor from Rangeley, will give a demonstration at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue State Park Amphitheater.

July 21: GARDINER, the Edwin Arlington Robinson walking tour will be held at 2 p.m., starting at the Edwin Arlington Robinson Monument, Brunswick Avenue. 582-3312

July 21: GRAY, Streaked Mountain woodcarvers will be featured from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

July 21: NORWAY, the Pop Goes the Fourth event with parade, a children’s activity center, auction, and street dance will be held in the town. 743-9228

July 21: NORWAY,
the Norway Business Association auction will be held at 5 p.m. at Beal’s Tavern parking lot, Main Street.

July 21, 22: OWLS HEAD,
the annual Truck, Tractor, Commercial Vehicle Meet and Antique Aeroplane Show will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Owls Head Transportation Museum, Route 73. $10/$6 594-4418

July 21: OXFORD, a garage and bake sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oxford Public Safety Building, Route 26. 539-2929

July 21: OXFORD, Dozer Days with excavators, bulldozers, cranes, tractors, and concrete trucks will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oxford County Fairgrounds, Route 26. 743-9700

July 21: PARIS,
the 29th annual Founder’s Day with music, horse and wagon rides, crafts, and food will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Paris Hill. 743-2980

July 21: PARIS, Karen Montanaro and Michael Cooper will perform mime, dance and mask theater at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $12-$8 743-8452

July 21: PEAKS ISLAND,
Civil War Day, a day of Civil War era activities, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. Free 766-3330

July 21: POLAND SPRING,
the fourth annual Poland Spring Preservation Society art show will be held at Preservation Park. 998-4142

July 21: PORTLAND, a comedy jam with Annette Pollack, Bo, Paul Hunt and Tammy Pooler will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 615-4079

July 21: RANGELEY,
a knit, crochet and craft sale will be held at 9 a.m. at the Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum. 864-3421

July 21: ROCKLAND, the sixth annual Maine Lobster Ride and Roll will be held at 7 a.m. at Rockland High School. 623-4511

July 21: RUMFORD,
a Christmas in July bake and craft sale will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Rumford Point Congregational Church, Routes 2 and 232.

July 21: RUMFORD, a VIS annual food and treasure sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rumford Center Meeting House, Route 2.

July 21: SABATTUS,
a loaves and fishes yard sale will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Dominican Sisters Convent, 61 Lisbon Road.

July 21: SCARBOROUGH,
the Spectacular Gardens of Scarborough Tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $12/$15 839-4033

July 21: WINTHROP, the annual raspberry festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Winthrop Baptist Church, Route 202. 395-4442

July 22: AUGUSTA,
a program on herbal medicine will be held at 1 p.m. at Old Fort Western. $6/$4 626-2385

July 22, 29, Aug. 5: BRIDGTON,
an open mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

July 22: DRESDEN, the Maine Daylily Garden Tour will be held at 8:30 a.m. at Fieldview Farms, Glasheen Road or 10:30 a.m. at Jackson Hill Gardens, Jackson Hill Road, Minot. $5/$10 268-4520

July 22: LOVELL, the annual antiques show and sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kimball Stanford House, Route 5. $3 925-2251

July 22: MECHANIC FALLS,
the Down East Country Music Association will hold competitions at 10 a.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $5/$2.50 743-6439

July 22: PARIS, Open Farm Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at King Hill Farm, 56 King Hill Road. 744-0204

July 22: RAYMOND,
an old-fashioned ice cream social will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St. $3-$1

July 22: SANFORD, the Maine Alpaca Open Farm Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oakhill Alpaca Ranch on Route 109. 793-3414

July 22: UNION,
Open Farm Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brae Maple Farm, North Union Road. 832-0343

Theater

July 19-21: ARUNDEL, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” a family-friendly celebration of the human spirit in song, dance and color, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. $35-$24 985-5552

July 19-28: BIDDEFORD, “Urinetown: The Musical” will be performed at City Theater, Main Street. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. $20/$15 282-0849

July 19-Aug. 4: BRUNSWICK,
Maine State Music Theatre will perform “Grand Hotel” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. $27-$49 725-8769

July 19-29: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Sylvia,” the tale of a married couple and a stray dog they pick up in the park, at the School Street theater. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $15 729-8584

July 19, 20, Aug. 7: MONMOUTH, Janis Stevens will present “Vivien,” the story of actress Vivien Leigh, at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, 796 Main St. $26-$20 933-9999

July 19-28: PORTLAND, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” a comedy, will be performed at 8 p.m. at the Stage at Spring Point on the campus of Southern Maine Community College. $10 828-0128

July 19-22: SEBAGO LAKE, “Guys and Dolls,” a musical comedy, will be performed at the Schoolhouse Arts Center, Routes 114 and 35. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and at 5 p.m. Sunday. $14/$16 642-3743

July 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28: SKOWHEGAN, “The Christmas Spirit,” a play about the Angel of Death who has never experienced Christmas dinner with loved ones, will be performed at Lakewood Theater. Showtimes are 8 p.m. July 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28, 4 p.m. July 22 and 2 and 7 p.m. July 25. 474-7176

July 20: BAR HARBOR,
the opera “La Traviata” will be performed at 8:15 p.m. at the Criterion Theatre. 288-5744

July 21-Aug. 24: MONMOUTH,
Theater at Monmouth will perform “Charlotte’s Web,” a children’s tale, at the theater, 796 Main St. Showtimes are 2 p.m. on July 21, 28, Aug. 9, 12, 14, 16, 19 and 24. $26-$20 933-9999

July 21, Aug. 14: MONMOUTH, “Sight Unseen,” a drama about how success changes an individual, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, 796 Main St. $26-$20 933-9999

July 21: SKOWHEGAN, “We the People” will be performed by the Lakewood Theater Young Performers Camp at 10 a.m. at the theater. 474-7176

July 22-Aug. 25: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” about an enchanted wood filled with fairies who sleep in the trees and two pairs of lovesick teenagers, at the theater, 796 Main St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. July 25, Aug. 18 and 25, 7 p.m. July 22 and Aug. 5 and 2 p.m. Aug. 8 and 11. $26-$20 933-9999

Films

July 19-22: WATERVILLE, the Maine International Film Festival will be held at Railroad Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square and the Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St.

July 20: FARMINGTON, “March of the Penguins” will be shown at 8 p.m. at Mt. Blue State Park Amphitheater.

July 20: NORWAY,
Becky Kemery, author of “YURTS: Living in the Round,” will present a slide show on “YURTS: Big Life, Small Footprint,” at Moose Pond Arts and Ecology, 450 Main St.

July 20: PORTLAND,
“Sister Bee,” a documentary film exploring the spiritual side of beekeeping, will be shown at 7 p.m. at USM Talbot Auditorium. $8

July 21: STONINGTON, “Tire Tracks” and “Island Prom” will be shown at the Stonington Opera House. 367-2788

Books

July 19: LEWISTON, Becky Kemery, author of “YURTS: Living in the Round,” will sign copies of her book at 6:30 p.m. at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. 783-2273

July 19: OQUOSSOC, Stephen A. Cole, author of “Rangeley and Its Region: The Famous Boat and Lakes of Western Maine,” will sign copies of his book at 5:30 p.m. at Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen Association clubhouse, Old Skiway Road. 864-5647

Lectures

July 19: BATH, Jym St. Pierre, Maine director of RESTORE: the North Woods, will speak at 5 p.m. at Patten free Library. Free 626-5635

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