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Music

March 26: BATH, Gary Wittner, guitar and Raphael Freyre, percussion, will perform Latin jazz at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

March 26: BROWNFIELD, Rhett Miller will perform at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 866-227-6523

March 26, April 2: EAST WILTON, a Country Jamboree/Spotlight will be held at 7 p.m. at Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. Donations 645-2472

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March 26: GARDINER, Susie Burke and David Surette will perform folk music at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $14-$5 582-7144

March 26: LEWISTON, the Distributors will perform at 8 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub, 743 Main St. 376-3088

March 26: LEWISTON, the Core Ensemble will perform “Tres Vidas” at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

March 26: LEWISTON, Samuel James will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

March 26: NORWAY, a open mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 743-2828

March 26: PORTLAND, the Punch Brothers will perform at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. $36-$25 842-0800

March 26: UNITY, Jen Kearney and the Lost Onion will perform at 8 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $18 948-7649

March 27: AUBURN, Poke Chop will perform classic and modern rock at at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

March 27: AUBURN, LA Harley Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Club Texas, 150 Center St. 784-7785

March 27: AUBURN, Chad Porter will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

March 27: BROWNFIELD, Cheryl Wheeler will perform at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 866-227-6523

March 27: LEEDS, the Katahdin Valley Boys will perform at 7 p.m. at Leeds Community Church. $10 524-5212

March 27: LEWISTON, the Maine Music Society and Androscoggin Chorale will present “A Night at the Opera” at 7:30 p.m. at Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $18-$9 782-7228

March 27: LEWISTON, Jeremy Camp will perform at 7 p.m. at Pathway Vineyard Church, 12 Foss Road. 232-0966

March 27: LEWISTON, Drive will perform at Irish Twins Pub, 743 Main St. 376-3088

March 27: LEWISTON, Nicole Erin Carey will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

March 27: LEWISTON, Broad Street Band will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 333-3227

March 27: ORONO, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra will present “The Pops: Beatles Night” at 8 p.m. at UMO Collins Center for the Arts. 581-1755

March 27: PORTLAND, “Mainely Monologues,” a succession of eclectic female voices, will be held at 2 p.m. at UNE Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave. Free/Donations 283-0171

March 27: RANGELEY, the Derailers, honky-tonk band, will perform at 8 p.m. at Saddleback Mountain Base Lodge. $20 866-918-2225

March 27: STRONG, David Deas will sing and accompany himself on the guitar at 6 p.m. at Strong United Methodist Church. Free

March 28: AUBURN, the Mutineers will perform at 2 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

March 28: BROWNFIELD, Suzanne Vega will perform at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 866-227-6523

March 28: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue Voices a cappella vocal ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. 778-2352

March 28: FREEPORT, the “Battle of the Bands: Sudan Benefit Concert” will be held at noon at Venue, 5 Depot St. 865-1780

March 28, April 4, 11: 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 28, April 4, 11: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

March 28: MECHANIC FALLS, the “Country Homecoming Show” will be held at noon at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $6-$2

March 28: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform classical music at 2:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. 842-0800

March 28: PORTLAND, the Sally Davis Trio will perform jazz at 10:30 a.m. at Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square. 775-6148

March 28: PORTLAND, Coheed and Cambria will perform at 7 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $25.50/$50 899-4990

March 28: PORTLAND, the Italian Heritage Center Concert Band will perform at 2 p.m. at the Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave. $10 781-8284

March 28: ROCKLAND, Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba will perform at 2:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $18/$8 594-0070

March 28: TOPSHAM, the Maine Music Society and Androscoggin Chorale will present “A Night at the Opera” at 3 p.m. at Orion Performing Arts Center. $18-$9 782-7228

March 28: WAYNE, pianist Brian Meldrum, with baritone Stefan Pakulski and soprano Deborah Perkins, will perform at 2 p.m. at Cary Memorial Library. $20 685-9005

March 29: LEWISTON, Seabear from Iceland will perform indie-folk music at 9 p.m. at Bates College Benjamin Mays Center. Free 786-6330

March 29: TOPSHAM, Mellori Worthen, harpist, will perform at 2 p.m. at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. 725-1727

March 30: LEWISTON, voice students of John Corrie will perform at 12:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

March 30: PORTLAND, the Choral Art Society and Camerata and the Portland Ballet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $17-$62 842-0800

March 31: CARTHAGE, Scottish harpist Maeve Gilchrist and double bass player Aidan O’Donnell will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

March 31: FALMOUTH, Hope Hoffman will perform fiddle music at 5 p.m. at O’Naturals Restaurant, 240 U.S. Route 1. Free 781-8889

April 1, 8: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

April 1: UNITY, Scottish harpist Maeve Gilchrist and double bass player Aidan O’Donnell will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $10 948-7469

Dance

March 26: MECHANIC FALLS, Kim McKinnon and the Ride will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

March 26: TOPSHAM, an evening of energized contra dancing, with music by Usual Suspects and Scrod Pudding, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Ararat Middle School. $12/$8 563-8953

March 27: AUBURN, a dinner/karaoke dance will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 71 South Main St. $7/$3 782-1118

March 27: FARMINGTON, a spring dance and singing contest will be held at 7 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

March 27: MECHANIC FALLS, the Record Family will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

March 27: NORWAY, a dance and karaoke night, with music by the Old Crows, will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $6 739-2492

March 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 27: SABATTUS, a dinner/dance, with music by the Trio, will be held at 5 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $10-$5 375-6214

March 27: TOPSHAM, the 20th annual DownEast Country Dance Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to midnight at Mt. Ararat Middle School and Orion Performing Arts Center. $28-$10 563-8953

March 28: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance, for ages 21 and over, with music by Crossin Mason Dixon, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

March 29, April 5: 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 30, April 6: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

March 31, April 7: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

March 31: LEWISTON, Androscoggin Dance will present “La Boutique Fantasque – How the Marigold Came to Be” at 7 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave. $7/$5 782-7228

Kids

March 27: LEWISTON, “The Princess and the Frog” will be shown at 2 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3133

March 27: WATERFORD, an Easter egg hunt will be held at 3 p.m. at the Waterford Library, Routes 35 and 37, for elementary school kids.

March 31: MEXICO, an Easter “Egg-stravaganza” for children ages two through ten, will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Mexico Public Library. 364-3281

April 1-29: BANGOR, natural history educator Tony Sohns will present a program on the center for the earth for children ages three through five every Thursday at 4 p.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

April 1: NORWAY, sled dog racer Betsy McGettigan will present a program for children ages five through 12 at 3:30 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. 743-5308

Special

March 26: AUBURN, Edward Little High School Drama Club will host their annual variety show fundraiser at 7 p.m. at the Community Little Theatre auditorium, Academy Street. $5/$8

March 26, 27, 28: BANGOR, the YMCA Spring Fair will be held at the Bangor Civic Center Auditorium, 100 Dutton St. The hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 941-2812

March 26: BATH, the quiz show “So You Think You Know Bath IV” will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. $30 442-7291

March 26: LEWISTON, Pecha Kucha Night II will be held at 6:15 p.m. at Androscoggin Chamber of Commerce office, 415 Lisbon St. 576-4805

March 26: LISBON FALLS, the Lisbon High School variety and talent show will be held at 7 p.m. at the school gymnasium. $3/$2 353-3030

March 26: PORTLAND, the Harlem Globetrotters will perform at 7 p.m. at Cumberland County Civic Center Auditorium. $31-$21 775-3481

March 26, 27, 28: PORTLAND, the Maine Home and Garden Show will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Maine Mall. $8 882-9777

March 27: AUBURN, comedian Johnnny Joyce will perform at 8 p.m. at Fireside Inn and Suites, 1777 Washington St. $14/$12 777-1777

March 27: AUGUSTA, the TICA Cat Show will be held at the Augusta Armory, 179 Western Ave. 871-5963

March 27: BANGOR, the “What Women Want” Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bangor Civic Center Auditorium. Free 989-5631

March 27: BREWER, the first “Wii-Lympix” will be held at 1 p.m. at the Brewer Auditorium. 284-2003

March 27: BRUNSWICK, the Shambhala Arts Festival will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at 19 Mason St. Free/Donation $5 443-8649

March 27: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project 2010 benefit auction will be held at 7 p.m. at the theater, 14 School St. $10 729-8584

March 27: DIXFIELD, a spring auction and food fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dixfield Nazarene Church, 171 Weld St.

March 27: FARMINGTON, the eighth annual “Price is Right” game will be held at 6 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School auditorium. $15-$10 491-5074

March 27: FARMINGTON, an “Antique and Collectibles” sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fairbanks School Meeting House, Route 4. 778-3808

March 27: FREEPORT, the 24th annual Freeport Lioness/Lions variety show will be held at 7 p.m. at Freeport Performing Arts Center, Holbrook Street. $10/$3 865-6188

March 27: LIVERMORE FALLS, “The Price is Right” will be held at 6 p.m. at Livermore Falls Middle School. $6

March 27: NEWRY, the 25th anniversary “Ski-a-Thon” will be held at Sunday River Ski Resort. 824-2440

March 27: POLAND, the Poland Spring Vendor Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bruce M. Whittier Middle School, Route 26. 998-4013

March 27: POLAND, a spring fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Poland Community Church.

March 27: PORTLAND, the sixth International Food Festival and silent auction will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Southern Maine Community College dining hall. 853-3292

March 27: WILTON, a “Cabin Fever” craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Western Maine Expo, formerly Nichols Expo. 778-4726

March 28: AUBURN, the Maine Wedding Association Bridal Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. 537-3000

March 28: BRUNSWICK, the Colon Cancer Walk will be held at the Brunswick Bike Path, Water Street. 751-0759

March 28: POLAND, a “Maple Sunday Celebration,” with breakfast, wagon rides, music, maple products and more, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Megquier Hill Farm, 260 Megquier Hill Road. 998-5485

March 28: PORTLAND, the Southern Maine Antique Paper Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside St. $4 828-8065

March 28: SABATTUS, a “Maple Sunday Celebration” will be held at 7 a.m. at Jillson’s Sugarhouse, 143 Jordan Bridge Road. 375-4486

March 29: LEWISTON, the reading “Past Lives – Future Selves” will be presented at 5 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 353-7532

March 29: PORTLAND, a benefit wine tasting event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at RiRa Irish Pub, 72 Commercial St. $25/$30 774-2200

March 30: LEWISTON, a “College and Career Resource Fair” for displaced workers will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at USM L-A College, 51 Westminster St. 581-3736

March 30: PORTLAND, a poetry slam and open mic will be held at 7 p.m. at the North Star Cafe, 227 Congress St. Donations 699-2994

March 31: BUCKFIELD, the ShoeBox Tour America 2010 will present jugglers at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. $11 336-3306

April 1: BRUNSWICK, David Ferry will present a poetry reading at 4:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Moulton Union. Free 725-3782

April 1: LIVERMORE FALLS, comedian Bob Marley will perform at 7 p.m. at Livermore Falls High School. $15 897-3428

Theater

March 26, 27, April 1, 2, 3: BATH, New England Youth Theater will perform “Fame – The Musical” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. 798-6966

March 26-April 18: CAMDEN, “Merry Wives of Windsor” will be performed at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. 236-2281

March 26: GORHAM, the Haiti benefit performance of “Fame” will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Gorham High School. $15 839-5754

March 26, 27: LEWISTON, Lewiston High School School Centre Stage Ensemble will perform “Oliver” at 7:30 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, 75 Central Ave. $8/$5

March 26, 27, 28: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “Magnetic North” at the theater, 31 Maple St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18-$15 782-3200

March 26, 27, 28, April 1, 2, 3: MONMOUTH, Monmouth Community Players will perform “I Remember Mama” at Cumston Hall, 796 Main St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $12/$10 933-2229

March 26, 27, 28: PARIS, “Crazy for You” will be performed at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. 739-6200

March 26-April 4: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “The Maiden’s Prayer” at the theater, 25A Forest At. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18/$20 730-2389

March 26-28: 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 26-28: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “Barefoot in the Park” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $20-$15 799-7337

March 26, 27, April 2, 3: WESTBROOK, “How the Dragon Was Tricked” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Acorn Studio Theater, 90 Bridge St. $5/$3 854-0065

March 27, 28: GRAY, Fiddlehead Player’s second annual children’s theater production “Seussical Jr.” will be performed at 2 p.m. at Gray-New Gloucester Middle School, 10 Libby Hill Road. $7.50 657-6643

March 27: PORTLAND, “Mainely Monologues” will be performed at 2 p.m. at UNE Art Gallery, 716 Stevens St.567-3437

March 28: AUBURN, “A Remarkable Mary” will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Auburn United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave. $10 782-3972

March 28, 29: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will hold auditions for “Deathtrap” at 1 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday at Great Falls Center for the Arts, 30 Academy St. 783-0958

March 28, 29: PORTLAND, auditions for the comedy “My First Time” will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St. 415-8338

Books

March 27: GRAY, the annual spring used book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gray Public Library basement, 5 Hancock St. 657-4110

March 27: WILTON, a book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nichols Building.

Films

March 26: FARMINGTON, the “Cut the Habit Film Festival” will be held at 7 p.m. in the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

March 26, 27, 28: LEWISTON, “The Princess and the Frog” will be shown at 9:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 4:30 p.m. at Sunday at Bates College Olin Arts Center. $1

March 30; FARMINGTON, “Critical Condition” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Preble Hall. Free 778-7433

March 31: FARMINGTON, “Sherlock Holmes” will be shown at7 and 9:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

April 1: FARMINGTON, “We Feed the World” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Preble Hall. Free 778-7433

Lectures

March 26: BATH, Captain Chris Lloyd will speak on “Ro-Ro at War: Roll On/Roll Off at D-Day” at 6 p.m. at Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St. $5/$7 443-1316

March 31: BRUNSWICK, Robert Wilson, author and assistant professor of geography at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, will speak on “Seeking Refuge: Birds and Landscapes of the Pacific Flyway” at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Adams Hall. Free 725-3396

April 1: BRUNSWICK, Adrienne Shibles, head coach of women’s basketball, will speak on “Bowdoin College Women’s Basketball” at 12:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Moulton Union. Free 725-3253

April 1: BRUNSWICK, Patricia Sherwin Garland, conservator at the Yale University Art Gallery, will speak on “Different Outlooks, Different Approaches: Joseph Stella and Patrick Henry Bruce” at 12:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Free 725-3120

April 1: BRUNSWICK, Kristina Wilson, assistant professor of art history at Clark University, will speak on “The Art of the Exhibition: MoMa and the Marketing of American Modernism, 1929-1934” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Moulton Union. Free 725-3120

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