Jan. 10: BATH, Ellis Paul will perform folk music at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $10/$14 442-8455

Jan. 10: CAMDEN, the African American Dance Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Strom Auditorium. $22/$16 236-2823

Jan. 10: LEWISTON, Barn Burning, a roots rock band, will perform at 7 p.m. at Just Joan’s Cafe and Cyber Coffeehouse, 39 Lisbon St. $5 344-6500

Jan. 11: BERLIN, N.H., Patrick Tobin will perform a “Tribute to Sinatra,” at 2 p.m. at the Community Arts Center. $10 603-752-1028

Jan. 11: MECHANIC FALLS, the Down East Country Music Association “Winter in the Country,” will be held at noon at Boyd’s Auction Barn, Rt. 11. $5/$2

Dance

Jan. 9, 11, 15, 16, 18, 22, 23, 25: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

Jan. 9, 16, 23: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Jan. 9, 16, 23: PORTLAND, Friday night Latin Dance Parties will be held every Friday at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $5 773-0002

Jan. 10, 17, 24: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

Jan. 10: FARMINGTON, a contradance, with music by the Kennebec Highlands Band will be held at 8 p.m. at City Lights North, 231 Broadway. $5/$10 397-2241

Jan. 10, 24: LOCKE MILLS, an old fashioned dance, with music by the Richard Felt Orchestra, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Locke Mills Town Hall. 674-2259

Jan. 10: PORTLAND, a Ballroom Dance Party will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Jan. 10, 17, 24: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

Jan. 10: RUMFORD, Le Paresseux Snowshoe Club will hold a dance, with music by the Legends Band, at 7 p.m. at the clubrooms.

Jan. 10: WILTON, the Friendship Squares Dance Club will hold a dance at 7:30 p.m. at the Cushing School.

Jan. 11: LEWISTON, the Patio Cowboys will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St. $8/$7 784-3660
For kids
Jan. 10: BANGOR, Portsmouth artist Roger Goldenberg will be featured at 2 p.m. at Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St. 262-7200
Special
Jan. 9, 16, 23: PORTLAND, a benefit haddock chowder, lobster roll or ham salad luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. $6/$3.75 797-2487

Jan. 9: WINTHROP, a fish chowder luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Winthrop Congregational Church. $5 377-8639

Jan. 10, 11: AUGUSTA, the Northeast Horsemen’s Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. 622-1539

Jan. 10: FALMOUTH, a Family Nature Walk will be held at 10 a.m. at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road. 781-2330

Jan. 10: GORHAM, a “Drum Circle,” will be held at 6 p.m. at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, 19 State St. Free 839-3267

Jan. 11: BATH, the Bath Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bath Middle School, exit onto Congress Avenue from Rt. 1. $4/$3.50 443-8983

Jan. 11: LEWISTON, the Maine Wedding Magazine Bridal Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, 490 Pleasant St. 1-888-999-6588
Theater
Jan. 9-17: PORTLAND, Two Lights Theatre Ensemble will perform “Dreams of Elysia,” at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, Munjoy Hill, 76 Congress St. Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$8 839-9819

Jan. 9-18: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will perform “The Foreigner,” at the Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $13/$11 783-0958

Jan. 9-25: PORTLAND, the Children’s Theatre of Maine will perform “Romeo and Juliet,” at 317 Marginal Way. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $9/$7 828-0617

Jan. 10: BOWDOINHAM, “Snow Day Follies,” will be performed at 6 p.m. at the Bowdoinham Town Hall. 666-5531

Jan. 10, 11, 17, 18: WATERVILLE, Aqua City Actor’s Theatre will hold auditions for its 2004 season at noon on Saturday and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Waterville Opera House. 623-6342

Jan. 11, 13: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will hold auditions for “Mastergate,” at 3 p.m. on Sunday and 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698

Jan. 11, 12: SOUTH PARIS, the Oxford Hills Music Department will hold auditions for “Annie Get Your Gun,” at 6:30 p.m. in the west wing of the high school. 743-8914


Suppers
Jan. 10: FARMINGTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Jan. 10: KINGFIELD, a buffet supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, Webster Hall, School Street. $6/$3

Jan. 10: LEWISTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. $6/$3

Jan. 10: SABATTUS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by music for dancing, at the Jacques Cartier Club, 14 Wales Road. $6/$2.50 375-6214


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