Jan. 23: CAMDEN, singer/songwriter Chris Smither will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Camden Opera House. 667-3618

Jan. 23, 24: KINGFIELD, Bill Chinnock and his band will perform at Winter’s Hill Inn. $15/$20

Jan. 23: LEWISTON, the Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. $5 786-6135

Jan. 23: PORTLAND, Seth Yacavone and Entrain will perform at 8 p.m. at Asylum, 121 Center St. $10 772-8274

Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6: PORTLAND, dehuman8 and DJ Stranger will perform downstairs at 9 p.m. at Asylum, 121 Center St. 782-8274

Jan. 23: WATERVILLE, singer/songwriter Ian Holmes will perform at 3 p.m. at Colby College Cotter Union. 872-3104

Jan. 24: BRUNSWICK, Castlebay with Nick Apollonio and Kristen Tescher will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick Unitarian Church, 15 Pleasant St. $10 688-4515

Jan. 24: LEWISTON, Tian Qing and Zhang Shan will perform classical/world music at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. $8/$5 786-6135

Jan. 24: LEWISTON, Lynn Deeves and Sara Cox will perform at 7 p.m. at Just Joan’s Cafe, 33 Lisbon St. $8/$10 782-9635

Jan. 24: NORWAY, Freakwitch, a folk/rock collective, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Fare Share Commons, 447 Main St. $5 743-0165

Jan. 24, 25: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will present “A Broadway Tribute,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $49/$15 842-0800

Jan. 24: WATERVILLE, the Effable will perform acoustic music at 8 p.m. on Thursday and 9 p.m. on Saturday at Colby College. 872-3948

Jan. 25: GORHAM, PORTopera will hold auditions, by appointment only, for chorus members for the “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci,” from 1 to 5 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. 879-7678

Jan. 25: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 3 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. 786-6135

Jan. 25: ROCKPORT, Eddie Daniels and Benny and Beyond will perform at 2:30 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House. 236-2823
Dance
Jan. 23, 25, 29, 30, Feb. 1, 5, 6, 8: 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. 23, Feb. 13, 27: PORTLAND, a dance, with music by Vintage, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Portland Elks Club, Congress Street. Free

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

Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6: 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. 24, 31, Feb. 7: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

Jan. 24: JAY, a benefit dance and buffet will be held at 6 p.m. at the AMVETS Hall. 897-2503

Jan. 24: LEWISTON, the Countryside Dancers will hold a potluck supper and dance at 6:30 p.m. at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St.

Jan. 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. 24: PORTLAND, a Seacoast Ballroom Dance Social will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

Jan. 25: LEWISTON, Bushwhack 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. 23: BRIDGTON, a Teddy Bear Tea Party, for all preschoolers, will be held at 11 a.m. at the Bridgton Public Library, 65 Main St. 647-2472
Special
Jan. 23-Feb. 7: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project Seventh Annual Winter Cabaret will be held at 14 School St. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $30 729-8584

Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6: 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. 24: BATH, a program on real hauntings in Maine will be held at 2 p.m. at Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St. $15 782-2032

Jan. 24: BUCKFIELD, the Eccentric Collection will perform slapstick at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117. $8/$5 336-3306

Jan. 24: LEWISTON, a display of fireworks, celebrating the Lunar New Year, will be held at 7 p.m. at Bates College Lake Andrews. 777-7682

Jan. 24: RUMFORD, a Community Winterfest for families and young people, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the old ball field on Falmouth Street.

Jan. 25: LEWISTON, author Rod Davis will sign copies of his book at 2 p.m. at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. 783-2273

Jan. 25: WALES, the Wales Ridge Runners Snowmobile Club will hold a public breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Wales Grange Hall, Centre Road. $5/$2.50 375-6688
Suppers
Jan. 23: FARMINGTON, an Italian night supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. $6/$3 778-3462

Jan. 23: LISBON, a spaghetti supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 196. $5/$2.50 353-5291

Jan. 23: SABATTUS, a benefit Loaves and Fishes meal will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Jillson’s Farm. $5/$6 375-8399

Jan. 24: DIXFIELD, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Dixfield Congregational Church. $6/$3 562-4582

Jan. 24: GRAY, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Rt. 115. $6/$2 428-3927

Jan. 24: GREENE, a baked bean supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Memorial Hall. $5/$2.50 946-5331

Jan. 24: KINGFIELD, a spaghetti and meatball supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Webster Hall, School Street. $5/$2.50 265-5003

Jan. 24: LEWISTON, a benefit supper will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, East Avenue. $5 786-2305

Jan. 24: LISBON, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 196. $5/$2.50 353-5291

Jan. 24: LISBON FALLS, a baked bean and ham supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lisbon Methodist Church, School Street. $5.50/$2

Jan. 24: NEW SHARON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the New Sharon United Methodist Church. $6/$2

Jan. 24: STRONG, a lasagna supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Strong United Methodist Church. $6/$3

Jan. 24: TURNER, a baked bean supper and performance by the LeClaire Family, will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Turner Village Church. Donations 225-2258
Theater
Jan. 23, 24, 25: FARMINGTON, the Sandy River Players will perform “Spoon River Anthology,” at UMF Alumni Theater. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $8/$4 778-7465

Jan. 23-25: 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. 23-Feb. 8: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “Anything Goes,” at 420 Cottage Road. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $14/$17 799-7337

Jan. 23-Feb. 15: PORTLAND, the Stone Pinhead Ensemble will perform “The Pecking Order,” at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, 66-76 Congress St. Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 775-5568

Jan. 24, 26: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will hold auditions for “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” at 1 p.m. on Saturday and 7 p.m. on Monday at 420 Cottage Road. 799-7337
Films
Jan. 23: LEWISTON, “The Eye: The 2004 Bates College Festival of Contemporary Asian Cinema,” will be held at 6 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center. 786-6195
Lectures
Jan. 23: NORWAY, photographer Alan Day will speak on “Transparency, Vulnerability and Truth: Art as Intimacy,” at 7 p.m. at the Fare Share Commons. 447 Main St. Free 743-0165


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