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Music

March 5: AUBURN, the Distributors will perform at 8 p.m. at Lost Valley Lodge, 200 lost Valley Road. 784-1561

March 5: BATH, Tracey MacLean, vocals, and Kelly Muse, keyboard, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

March 5: GARDINER, Primo Cubano will perform Cuban music at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $14/$12 582-7144

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March 5: LEWISTON, local jazz band Three Point Trio will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344.

March 5: LEWISTON, the Pinecasters will perform at Little’s Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 333-3227. NOTE: It was incorrectly reported in Thursday’s Encore that the gig would be on Saturday.

March 5: OAKLAND, the Mid Maine Youth Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. at Messalonskee High School Performing Arts Center. Free 495-2117

March 5, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26: WILTON, a country jamboree/spotlight will be held at 7 p.m. at Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. Donations 645-2472

March 6: AUBURN, the Okbari Band, with Maine Belly Dancing, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli & Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

March 6: AUBURN, Continuum will perform blues and jazz at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

March 6: BROWNFIELD, Rockabilly guitarist Bill Kirchen will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 866-227-6523

March 6: GORHAM, Dan Hunter will play tuba at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $15-$5 780-5555

March 6: LEWISTON, cellist Christopher Ray will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

March 6: LEWISTON, New Hampshire band AMPM will play at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344.

March 6: LEWISTON, 4PLAY will perform at 8 p.m. at Bocce’s Bar & Grill, 30 Lowell St. 312-5100.

March 6: LISBON FALLS, DJ starting at 8:30 p.m. at the Railroad Pub.

March 6: LITCHFIELD, Blistered Fingers will present an evening of bluegrass music at 7 p.m. at Litchfield Sportsman Club, 2291 Hallowell Road. There will be a supper at 6 p.m. $15/$10 582-6715

March 6: PORTLAND, Iris DeMent will perform at One Longfellow Square, 181 State St. $35/$40 761-1757

March 6: PORTLAND, the Bates College Crosstones will perform at an a cappella concert at 7 p.m. at USM Abromson Center. $12 773-5437

March 6: UNITY, Christopher Williams and Ellen Tipper will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity Centre for the Performing Arts at Unity College, 42 Depot St. $18 948-7649

March 7: AUBURN, Drew will perform at 2 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

March 7: FARMINGTON, the Mid Maine Youth Orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. Free. 495-2117

March 7, 14, 21: GRAY, an open mic/blues jam will be held every Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Tailgate Bar and Grill, 61 Portland Road. 657-7973

March 7, 14, 21: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

March 7: LISBON FALLS, an open blues jam with Kevin Kimball will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Railroad Pub. Musicians welcome.

March 7: MINOT, Winsome Souls Trio will perform gospel music at 2 p.m. at the Minot United Methodist Church, Minot Avenue. Donations

March 7: SALEM, the A and E Hill Country Music Show will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Salem Community Building. 678-2091

March 7: TOPSHAM, Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins will perform at 2 p.m. at the Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. Free 725-1727

March 9: LEWISTON, the German band Cara will perform Celtic music at 7 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $12/$5 689-2000

March 9: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform “Life, Death, Transfiguration” at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $20-$70 842-0800

March 10: BROWNFIELD, Altan will perform Irish music at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 1-866-227-6523

March 10: CARTHAGE, the German band Cara will perform Celtic music at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

March 10: LEWISTON, cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras and pianist Alexandre Tharaud will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. $12/$6 786-6135

March 11: AUBURN, Jason Mancini will perform an acoustic mix at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

March 11, 18: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

March 11: UNITY, the German band Cara will perform celtic mujsic at 7:30 p.m. at Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $10 948-7649

March 11: WATERVILLE, Boghat will perform Irish music at 9 p.m. at Colby College Cotter Union. 859-4256

Dance

March 5, 20: MECHANIC FALLS, Bobby Reed and Wildhorse will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

March 5: PORTLAND, a swing dance, with music by the Delta Knights, will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange Hall, 1408 Washington Ave. $10 653-5012

March 6: AUBURN, the Trinity Catholic School fourth annual father/daughter dance will be held at 6 p.m. at St. Philip’s Church. 777-8410

March 6: JAY, a father/daughter dance will be held at 6 p.m. at the Jay High School cafeteria. 778-6960

March 6: LEWISTON, Androscoggin Dance Company will perform two ballets, “La Boutique Fantasque” and “How the Marigold Came to Be,” at 2 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $15-$8 782-7228

March 6: MECHANIC FALLS, Malinda Liberty and Silver and Lace will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

March 6, 13, 20, 27: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play old-fashioned dance music at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5

March 6: POWNAL, a dinner/dance and auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Pownal United Methodist Church, 871 Lawrence St. $10 829-5470

March 7: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance for ages 21 and over, with music by Wild Horse, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

March 7: WILTON, the Friendship Squares will host a square dance from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Cushing School.

March 8, 15: DRESDEN, country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 785-4866

March 9, 16: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

March 9: LEWISTON, the Bates dance program group will present works in progress at 12:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

March 10, 17: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

March 11: FARMINGTON, Bangor Ballet’s Heinrick Snyder will give a presentation of postmodern dance at 11:45 a.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free 778-7090

Kids

March 5, 6, 7: PORTLAND, Disney on Ice will present “Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo” at the Cumberland County Civic Center. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. and 2:30 and 6 p.m. Saturday; and 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. $55-$12.50 775-3458

March 9: LEWISTON, a Play Doh party will be held at 10 a.m. at the Toy Library, 134 College St. 782-1112

March 9: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will present a youth concert at 9:30 and 11 a.m. at Hall Merrill Auditorium. 842-0800

March 11: LEWISTON, the “Peek-a-Boo” Puppet Show will be held at 10 am. at the Toy Library, 134 College St. 782-1112

Special

March 5-7: AUGUSTA, the 34th annual Augusta Boat Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $7-$4 865-1196

March 5: OGUNQUIT, comedian Bob Marley will perform at 8 p.m. at Jonathan’s Ogunquit, 92 Bourne Lane. 646-4777

March 5: PORTLAND, Ed Asner will give a solo performance portraying Franklin Delano Roosevelt at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. 842-0800

March 5: PORTLAND, comedian Tom Clark will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

March 5: RANGELEY, a benefit for the Wetherill family, with auction, food and entertainment, will be held at 5 p.m. at the Club House. 864-9955

March 5: WATERVILLE, the state finals for the national poetry recitation contest will be held at 5 p.m. at the Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. 287-6746

March 6: AUBURN, comedian Shane Mauss will perform at 8 p.m. at Fireside Inn and Suites, 1777 Washington St. $14/$12 777-1777

March 6: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine Handicapped Skiing will host a “Sugarloaf Fundraiser,” with food, wine and auction, at Sugarloaf Golf Course Clubhouse. $50 1-800-639-7770

March 6: PARIS, a Chinese auction will be held at 1 p.m. in the  Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School cafeteria.

March 7: LIVERMORE, a snowmobile run will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at Maple Lane Golf Course, 295 Maple Lane. 740-7434

March 7: PHILLIPS, the 12th annual penny sale auction will be held at 1 p.m. at Phillips Public Library, Main Street. 639-4296

March 7, 21: PORTLAND, Psychic Sunday will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodfords Club, 179 Woodfords St. $1 286-1427

March 11-17: BATH, “Bath Blarney Days,” featuring dancing, singing, eating, drinking and family activities will be held in the Bath area. 442-7291

March 11: LEWISTON, Normand Beaupre of Biddefordwill present a reading in French and English at 7 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. 786-6330

March 11-14: PORTLAND, the Portland Flower Show will be held at the Portland Company Complex, 58 Fore St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $13/$12 775-4403

Theater

March 5, 6: BRUNSWICK, Bowdoin College Theater and Dance will perform “The Cripple of Inishmaan” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Memorial Hall. Free 725-3375

March 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14: GORHAM, the University of Southern Maine’s department of theater will perform “Pajama Game” at USM Russell Hall. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. $20-$10 7809-5151

March 5, 6, 7: HEBRON, the Hebron Academy Middle School Players will perform “Around the World in Eight Plays” at 7 p.m. at the academy Treat Science Building. Free 966-2100

March 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14: LEWISTON, “You Can’t Take it With You” will be performed at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday $6/$3 786-6161

March 5-7: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “The Real McGonagall” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 3 p.m. Sunday. $36/$13 774-0465

March 5 -21: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Master Harold and the Boys” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. $36-$16 774-0465

March 5-28: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “The Importance of Being Earnest” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. on March 10; and 3 p.m. on March 20. 885-5883

March 5-7: SEBAGO, Schoolhouse Arts Center will perform “A Little Food, Some Ducks and a Bench by a Lake” at the center, Route 114. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. $10/$8 642-3743

March 5, 6: WESTBROOK, “One-Eyes, Two-Eyes and Three-Eyes” will be performed at 7 p.m. March 5 and 11 a.m. March 6 at Acorn Studio Theater, 90 Bridge St. $5/$3 854-0065

March 7: AUBURN, auditions for “Vagina Monologues” will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. 783-0461

March 7: BRUNSWICK, “Turning the World Upside Down,” a dramatization for International Women’s Day, will be held at 4 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St. $10 725-5242

March 10, 11, 12, 13:  WINTHROP, “The Tempest” will be performed at the East Winthrop Baptist Church. Showtimes are 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday. $5 619-0395

March 11, 12, 13, 14: FARMINGTON, Theatre UMF will perform “Two Rooms” at UMF Alumni Theater. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $6/$5 778-7319

March 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will perform “Accomplice” at Hallowell City Hall. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $12/$10 626-3698

Books

March 9: LEWISTON, Mark Griffin, author of “A Hundred or More Hidden Things,” will sign copies of his book at 7 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3135

Films

March 5, 6, 7: LEWISTON, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Bates College Olin Arts Center. $1

March 8: BRUNSWICK, “Sun Come Up,” a documentary about the Carteret Islanders, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3291

March 8: WATERVILLE, films on African-American artists will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at Colby College Cotter Union. 859-4584

March 9: AUBURN, “Oklahoma” will be shown at 2 p.m. at Auburn Public Library Androscoggin Room, 39 Spring St. 333-6640

March 10: PARIS, “Until the Violence Stops” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 17 E. Main St. Free 743-9777

March 11, 12: BRUNSWICK, “Fly Fishing in Maine” will be shown at Frontier Cafe and Cinema. 619-3346

Lectures

March 8: CASTINE, Dr. Mike Sieracki of Bigelow Laboratory will speak on “Ocean Microbes – Huge Diversity, Critical Global Functions” at 3 p.m. at Maine Maritime Academy Lecture Hall. Free 326-2256

March 8: LEWISTON, Jason Middleton, assistant professor of English and film and media studies at the University of Rochester, will speak on “American Horror Cinema in the Age of Terror” at 7 p.m. at Bates College Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Free 786-6330

March 8: LEWISTON, Bay Buchanan will speak about immigration reform at Bates College Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

March 9: BRUNSWICK, Ruth W. Messinger, president of American Jewish World Service, will speak on “Jews as Global Citizens: Our Responsibility in the World” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3139

March 9: PORTLAND, Judith Jones, legendary editor, will speak about her life in food and working with Julia Child, at 6 p.m. at Holiday Inn by the Bay. 775-6148

March 11: PORTLAND, Jerry LaSala will speak on “The Antikythera Mechanism: The 2,000 Year Old Greek Computer,” at 7 p.m. at USM Payson Smith Hall. Free 780-5025

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