Concerts

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May 12: BAR MILLS, the Downeast Fiddle Jamboree will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $12/$10 929-6472

May 12: BRUNSWICK, clarinetist, Brad Terry of Bath and pianist, Larry Garland of Portsmouth, N.H., will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Maine Sound Stage, 14 Maine St. $15/$20 798-9201

May 12: BRUNSWICK, Bowdoin student musicians will perform at 4 and 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. Free 725-3747

May 12, 13: BUCKFIELD, Four Shadow will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. $10/$8 336-3306

May 12: GARDINER, Melanova will perform punk, alternative, acoustic and some heavier sounds at 7 p.m. at Johnson Hall, Water Street. $6 582-7144

May 12: GREENE, Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. at Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

May 12: PORTLAND, the Burnurwurbskek Singers of the Penobscot Nation, will perform at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $12 761-1545

May 12: RUMFORD, Funnel will perform at 9 p.m. at the Shak, 12 Oxford Ave. $5 364-4649

May 13: AUGUSTA, an induction ceremony and country music show will be held at 1 p.m. at Le Club Calumet. $22/$10 645-2472

May 13, 14: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin Chamber Choir will perform at 2:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Chapel. Free 725-3747

May 13: LEWISTON, L/A Arts presents “Remembering Tom Rowe” concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center. $25/$15 782-7228

May 13: LEWISTON, the Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. $6

May 13: PORTLAND, Women in Harmony will perform at 7 p.m. at State Street Church, 159 State St. $15/$10 653-2328

May 13: PORTLAND, Carrigan, with Paul Bosse, the Beat Mechanic and Purse, will perform at 8:30 p.m. at SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St. $5 774-7842

May 13: RUMFORD, Bad Penny will perform at 9 p.m. at the Shak, 12 Oxford Ave. $5 364-4649

May 13: WATERVILLE, hip-hop artists Talib Kweli and Blackalicious will perform at a benefit concert at at Colby College Wadsworth Gymnasium.

May 14: CASTINE, John Tercyak will perform on the fiddle and guitar, with vocals, at 11 a.m. at Dennet’s Wharf, on the waterfront. 326-9045

May 14: FARMINGTON, the Nordica Trio will perform at 3 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. $7/$6 779-0697

May 14: LEWISTON, Gospel singer Ken Fernald will perform at 5 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church, 70 Hogan Road.

May 14: LEWISTON, the bands Requiem and Giant will perform at 3 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. $5 212-0145

May 14: MECHANIC FALLS, a Country Sunday will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at Silver Spur, Route 121. 674-5667

Dance

May 12: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin student dance group, Vague, will perform at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Morrell Lounge. Free 725-3375

May 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route .25. 839-3267

May 12-26: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held Fridays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 783-6667

May 12, 19, 26: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

May 13, 20, 27: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreational Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

May 13: FARMINGTON, a contradance, with music by the Pineland Fiddlers, will be held at 8 p.m. at West Farmington grange Hall. $5 397-2241

May 13: LOCKE MILLS, an old fashioned dance, with music by the Richard Felt Orchestra, will be held at 8 p.m. at Locke Mills Town Hall. 674-2259

May 13: NORTH YARMOUTH, a family dance, with Maggie and Jeff and Friends, will be held at 6 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Route 115. $3 712-2837

May 13: NORTH YARMOUTH, a contradance will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Route 115. $8/$6 712-2837

May 13: PORTLAND, PORTopera will hold a Mozart birthday ball at 6 p.m. at the Eastland Park Hotel, High Street. $125 879-7678

May 13, 20, 27: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

May 13: SOUTH PARIS, the Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club spring fling dance will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. 743-7176

May 13, 14: TOPSHAM, the Ballet School and Coastal Maine Youth Ballet will present “Something Lost Something Found,” at 2 p.m. at Mt. Ararat Middle School Orion Performing Arts Center. $10/$12 666-8808

May 14: LEWISTON, Mainly Country will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8/$7 784-3660

For kids

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May 12: BRUNSWICK, the Annual Kids’ Fair, for pre-school and elementary school-age children, will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at Bowdoin College north end of the campus quad. Free 798-4133

Special

May 12: AUBURN, an Open Mic and poetry slam will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Pleasant Note Coffeehouse at the First Universalist Church, 159 Pleasant St. 783-0461

May 12: BRUNSWICK, a benefit “Blooming Plant Sale” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital Cafe patio, 123 Medical Center Drive. 373-6015

May 12: BRUNSWICK, the Second Friday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Brunswick and Topsham area. 798-6964

May 12-14: LEWISTON, the 13th annual Public Theatre annual silent auction will be held in the new lobby, corner of Maple and Lisbon Streets. 782-2211

May 12: NEWRY, the 37th Annual Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce awards dinner will be held at Sunday River Ski Resort Grand Summit Hotel. $30 824-2282

May 12: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam,” with Eric Hurst, Seth Bond Perry and Tammy Pooler, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 615-4079

May 12, 19, 26: PORTLAND, a benefit haddock chowder, lobster roll or ham salad luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. $6.50/$3.75 883-3568

May 12: WINTHROP, a fish chowder luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Winthrop Congregational Church. $6 377-8639

May 13: AUBURN, a May Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake Street School, 80 Lake St. 784-1279

May 13: BANGOR, a book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

May 13: BRIDGTON, a Women’s Health Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridgton Hospital.

May 13: FREEPORT, the May Celebration and Medieval Faire will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road. Free 865-3900

May 13: FRYEBURG, the 13th Annual Take a Chance benefit silent auction will be held at 5 p.m. at the Forestry Building at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds.

May 13: GARDINER, auditions for the Whatever Week Talent Show will beheld from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday and 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. 582-7144

May 13: GRAY, a program on Lyme disease will be held at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 287-3303

May 13: LEWISTON, the Every Day in a Woman’s Life Health Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CMMC Conference Center, 12 High St. 795-2398

May 13: LEWISTON-AUBURN, the Fourth annual Twin Cities community cleanup and celebration will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Kennedy Park in Lewiston and Festival Plaza in Auburn. 782-5951

May 13: MECHANIC FALLS, a book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the park across from the library, 15 Elm St. 345-9450

May 13: NEW GLOUCESTER, a yard sale will be held at 8 a.m. at Sabbathday Lake Grange Hall, Sabbathday Road. 657-4612

May 13: NORWAY, a high tea and vintage fashion show will be held at 2 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, UCC of Norway. $5/$6 743-7297

May 13: NORWAY, a “hanging baskets” plant sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, UCC, 205 Main St.

May 13: OXFORD, a Mother’s Day perennial and flower sale will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. at Dr. Terre Porter’s parking lot, across from Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. 539-2372

May 13: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam,” with Rob Steen, Brian Brinegar and Tammy Pooler, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 615-4079

May 13: PORTLAND, a “Pamper Mom Day” with a variety of activities, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Babies “R” Us,” 200 Running Hill Road. 773-4861

May 13: TOPSHAM, the Pony Day Family Festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Flying Changes Center for Therapeutic Riding, Route 201. 729-0168

May 13: TOPSHAM, Norwegian Constitution Day will be celebrated at Sky-Hy Conference Center. 353-9348

May 14, 21, 28: BRIDGTON, an open mic night will be held every Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cafe DeCarlo, Main Street. Free 647-4596

May 14: OXFORD, traditional British afternoon tea will be served at Boxberry School, with several seatings. $10/$5 743-9700

May 14: POLAND, a Mother’s Day ham dinner will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Excelsior Grange Hall, 446 Harris Hill Road. $7/$2.50

Theater

May 12, 13: AUBURN, St. Dominic Regional High School Drama Society will perform “Our Town,” at 7 p.m. at the school, 121 Gracelawn Road. $8/$5 782-6911

May 12, 13: BETHEL, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” will be performed at 8 p.m. on Friday and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Gould Academy Bingham Auditorium. 824-7700

May 12-21: BRUNSWICK, “Blithe Spirit,” will be performed at the Theater Project, 14 School St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. and May 11 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. $15 729-8584

May 12-June 20: LEWISTON, the L/A Arts Elders Readers Theatre session will be held at 1 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library in the Couture room, 200 Lisbon St. 782-7228

May 12, 13, 14: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “A Month of Sundays,” at the theater, corner of Lisbon and Maple Streets. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $16/$14 782-3200

May 12, 13, 14: PORTLAND, Lyric Music Theater will perform “Ragtime,” at the theater, 176 Sawyer St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $19/$17 799-1421

May 12-21: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Syncopation,” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. 774-0465

May 12, 13: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Syncopation,” at Portland Performing Arts Center, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are Friday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 4 and 8 p.m. $33/$19 774-0465

May 12-28: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “Gypsy,” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $19/$16 799-7337

May 12, 13, 19, 20, 21: PORTLAND, a Company of Girls will perform “Haroun and the Sea of Stories,” at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. $7/$5 874-2107

May 12-14: WESTBROOK, Reindeer Theatre Company will perform “Charlie and the Captain,” at Warren Memorial Library Auditorium, 479 Main St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10/$5 857-9002

May 13, 20: SEBAGO, “Cinderella, Cinderella,” will be performed at 10:30 a.m. at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. $3 642-3743

May 13: STONINGTON, auditions for “Women and the Sea,” will beheld from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. 367-2788

May 14: STONINGTON, “Almost, Maine,” will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $15 367-2788

Films

Books

Lectures

May 12: LEWISTON, Susan Hayward will speak about “Four seasons at Thorncrag,” at noon at Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St. $8/$6 753-6510

Suppers

May 12: LISBON, a chicken cordon blue supper will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Route 196. $6/$3 353-2152

May 13: AUBURN, a pork roast supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at St. Louis Church Hall, Third Street. $6.50/$3

May 13: DURHAM, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Durham Masonic Hall, Route 136. $6/$2 415-2658

May 13: EAST LIVERMORE, a baked ham supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at New Norland Grange Hall, River Road. $6/$3 897-2304

May 13: FARMINGTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Route 2. $6

May 13: GREENE, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Grange Hall, 99 Main St. $6 946-7746

May 13: HARRISON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Route 35. $6/$3 583-4713

May 13: HEBRON, a benefit meatloaf supper will be held at Hebron Community Baptist Church. $6/$3 966-2199

May 13: LISBON FALLS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:45 to 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church parish hall, 67 Frost Hill Ave. $6/$4 353-5636

May 13: LIVERMORE, a Frontier Days supper will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $15/$8 897-2236

May 13: LIVERMORE, a baked ham supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at New Norlands Grange Hall. $6/$3

May 13: PORTLAND, benefit roast beef buffet will be held at 4:30 p.m.a t North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. $8/$4.50 797-2487

May 13: TURNER, a benefit spaghetti supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Leavitt Area High School cafeteria. Donations 225-5984

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