Feb. 6: BRUNSWICK, American baritone Thomas Meglioranza will perform at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Tillotson Room. Free 725-3747

Feb. 6: FARMINGTON, Jennifer Hansen, mezzo soprano, Mary Jo Carlsen, violin, Kathy Foster, cello and Ray Cornils, harpsichord, perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $6/$2 778-7136

Feb. 6: FARMINGTON, UMF students Joe and Melody will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

Feb. 6: LEWISTON, the Bates College Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Feb. 6: PORTLAND, the Itals and Stream will perform upstairs at 8 p.m. at Asylum, 121 Center St. 772-8274

Feb. 6: PORTLAND, Swedish bassist Bruno Raberg will perform with his jazz quartet at 8 p.m. at Starbird Recital Hall, 525 Forest Ave. $10/$8 373-0306

Feb. 6, 13, 20: PORTLAND, dehuman8 and DJ Stranger will perform downstairs at 9 p.m. at Asylum, 121 Center St. 782-8274

Feb. 6, 7, 8: PORTLAND, music at Immanuel presents “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Immanuel Baptist Church, 156 High St. $10/$5 879-0071

Feb. 7: BANGOR, singer/songwriter Billy Jonas will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Union Street Brick Church. 469-6600

Feb. 7: BRUNSWICK, Maine songwriters Kate Schrock and Lynn Deeves will perform at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 15 Pleasant St. $10 737-4734

Feb. 7: BRUNSWICK, the Philip Hamilton Trio will perform jazz at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. $5 725-3375

Feb. 7: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, the Marshall Tucker Band, southern rock legends, will perform at Sugarloaf/USA. $35/$25 237-6939

Feb. 7: GORHAM, the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra will perform “Sunny Pieces,” at a winter concert at 8 p.m at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $10/$5 780-5555

Feb. 7: LEWISTON, “Rock us the Caucus,” will be held at 7 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. $5/$3 786-6255

Feb. 7: LEWISTON, Pauline Oliveros will perform meditative music at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Feb. 8: BRUNSWICK, the Portland String Quartet will perform 20th-century works at 3 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. $10/$8 725-3375

Feb. 8: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform music from European capitals at 2:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $49/$15840-0800

Feb. 8: STARKS, Northfield, acapella choral group, will perform at 5 p.m. at the Church of Christ, Starks Presbyterian Church. Rt. 43. 696-5496
Special
Feb. 6: AUBURN, the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society Fourth Annual Wine Tasting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. $25 783-2311

Feb. 6, 7, 8: AUBURN, the Auburn 2004 Winter Festival will be held at Lost Valley and Central Maine Community College. 784-0191

Feb. 6: BETHEL, a benefit auction will be held at 7 p.m. at Telstar Regional High School auditorium. 824-2136

Feb. 6, 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

Feb. 6, 7: BUCKFIELD, the Early Evening Show with Mike Miclon and Cirque du Soleil performer Steven Ragatz will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117. $10/$6 336-3306

Feb. 6, 7: EUSTIS, the Eighth Annual Polar Blast Winter Carnival, a celebration of winter in Maine’s Northwestern mountains, will be held int he villages of Eustis and Stratton. 246-2082

Feb. 6: PORTLAND, the Seventh Annual Auction and Dinner Gala will be held at 6 p.m. at Holiday Inn by the Bay. $75 775-5216

Feb. 6, 7, 8: PORTLAND, the 17th Annual Mad Hatters Tea Party will be held at the Merry Manor Inn. 774-6151

Feb. 6, 13, 20: 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

Feb. 6, 7: RANGELEY, a benefit sale will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Episcopal Church of Good Shepherd, Main Street.

Feb. 7: AUBURN, the 11th Annual Winter Walk Against Violence will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Auburn Mall. 795-6744

Feb. 7: BATH, comedienne Julie Goell will perform “Opening Night Carmen,” at 3 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $12/$14 442-8455

Feb. 7: BRUNSWICK, a “Wear Something Red” benefit champagne gale will be held at the Theater Project, 14 School St. $30 729-8584

Feb. 7: BRUNSWICK, a champagne benefit performance of Winter Cabaret will be held at 8 p.m. at the Theater Project, 14 School St. $30 729-8584

Feb. 7: BUCKFIELD, the annual spaghetti feed ride-in will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Buckfield High School.

Feb. 7: FALMOUTH, author James Sullivan of Scarborough will sign copies of his book at 2 p.m. at Books Etc., 240 U.S. Rt. 1.

Feb. 7: FARMINGTON, a community lunch, featuring meatloaf, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the Old South Congregational Church. Free 639-2013

Feb. 7: FARMINGTON, the 11th Annual Community Wellness Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UMF Health and Fitness Center. 778-7495

Feb. 7, 8: FARMINGTON, sled dog races will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sandy River Farms, Rts. 2 and 27. 645-2864

Feb. 7: GORHAM, a program on juggling will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, 19 State St. Free 839-3267

Feb. 7: GRAY, a chicken pot pie sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fishing derby at Sabbathday Lake Grange. 998-2587

Feb. 7: LEWISTON, the March of Dimes Croppin’ for Babies fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chalet Motel, Lisbon Street. $25 926-5557

Feb. 7: LEWISTON, a benefit “Crop for Classrooms,” a day of scrapbooking will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pettingill School, 409 College St. $15 783-1052

Feb. 7: LIVERMORE, a Sleigh Rally will be held at the Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. 897-4366

Feb. 7: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Annual Ice Fishing Tournament will be held from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sabbathday Lake. 926-4057

Feb. 7: NEW SHARON, a take-out bean dinner will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the New Sharon Congregational Church. $12 778-2366

Feb. 7: PORTLAND, the Maine-i-Acts, Children’s Theatre of Maine improvisational comedy troupe, will perform at 1 p.m. at the Comedy Connection, 6 Custom House Wharf. $7/$9 878-2774

Feb. 7: VIENNA, the auxiliary breakfast will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Vienna Fire Station. $5/$3.50

Feb. 7: VIENNA, a Poker Run will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting at the Vienna Community Room. 778-3022

Feb. 8: AUBURN, authors of Androscoggin County will sign copies of their books from 1 to 4 p.m. at Book Burrow and Cafe, corner of Turner and Court Streets. 784-0586

Feb. 8: BATH, the Bath Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bath Middle School, exit Congress Avenue from Rt. 1. $4/$3.50 443-8983

Feb. 8-10: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, the 2004 Special Olympics Maine Winter Games will be held at Sugarloaf USA. 879-0489

Feb. 8: NEW SHARON, a public dinner will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the New Sharon Methodist Church. $6/$4

Feb. 8: PORTLAND, the Society of American Magicians local chapter will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Cummings Center, 134 Congress St. 369-0129
Theater
Feb. 6-15: BANGOR, Penobscot Theatre Company will perform “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Show times are Wednesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$25 942-3333

Feb. 6-15: BANGOR, Penobscot Theatre Company will perform “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Show times are Wednesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$25 942-3333

Feb. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15: BATH, Studio Theatre of Bath will perform “Sentimental Journey – Reminisce,” at the Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $13/$11 443-2418

Feb. 6, 7, 8: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “Marvin’s Room,” at the theater, corner of Lisbon and Maple Streets. Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $16/$14 782-3200

Feb. 6, 7: POLAND, the Poland Players will perform “The Crucible,” at 8 p.m. at Poland Regional High School Dr. Wall Theatre. $5/$4 998-5400

Feb. 6-8: 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

Feb. 6-15: 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

Feb. 6-22: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Lend Me a Tenor,” at 25A Forest Ave. Show times: Tuesday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $32/$16 774-0465

Feb. 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14: WATERVILLE, “Company,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Colby College Strider Theater. $3/$2 872-3358

Feb. 7: BATH, “Opening Night Carmen,” will be performed by Julie Goell at 3 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $12/$14 442-8455
Dance
Feb. 6, 8, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 22: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

Feb. 6: LEWISTON, a contradance, with music by Wake the Neighbors, will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. $6/$3 786-6330

Feb. 6, 13, 20: 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

Feb. 6: TOPSHAM, the Spectacular Dance Troupe JuxtapowerThis, South African dance ensemble, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Orion Performing Arts Center. $10 729-2950

Feb. 7, 14, 21: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

Feb. 7: NEWRY, Juxtapower, South African dance troupe, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Sunday River Ski Resort Grand Summit Resort Hotel. $8/$4 824-3575

Feb. 7, 14, 21: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

Feb. 8: LEWISTON, Steve and the Good Ole Boys will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St. $8/$7 784-3660
Lectures
Feb. 6: LEWISTON, author David Grinspoon will speak on “Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life,” at 7 p.m. at Bates College Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road. Free 786-6329

Feb. 6: LEWISTON, Sen. Edward Kennedy and Sen. John Kerry’s daughter will speak at 2:30 p.m. at the Bates College Chapel. 795-7473

Feb. 8: ROCKLAND, Kelly Paul Briggs and Holly Berry will speak at 1 p.m. at Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. 596-6457

Feb. 8: ROCKPORT, sculptor Norman Tinker will speak at 2 p.m. at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. 236-2875
Suppers
Feb. 6: FARMINGTON, a spaghetti supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Titcomb Mountain Ski Slope.

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

Feb. 7: BETHEL, a public supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Bethel United Methodist Church. $5/$2.50

Feb. 7: CASCO, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Crescent Lake Community Hall, Rt. 11. $6/$2 647-5705

Feb. 7: DANVILLE, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at Danville Grange Hall. $6/$3 782-4150

Feb. 7: FARMINGTON, a spaghetti supper will be held at 5:45 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Hall. $5/$3 645-9143

Feb. 7: GRAY, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 15 Lewiston Road. $5.50/$2.50 657-2661

Feb. 7: KINGFIELD, a benefit meatloaf supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Kingfield Elementary School.

Feb. 7: MECHANIC FALLS, a baked bean, ham and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. $6/$2 345-4811

Feb. 7: MEXICO, a benefit pork meat pie and baked bean supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at St. Theresa Church basement. $6

Feb. 7: PARIS, a meatloaf, lasagna, casserole and salmon pie supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, East Main Street. $6/$2.50

Feb. 7: SOUTH PARIS, a ham and bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Deering Memorial Methodist Church, corner of Church and Main Streets. $6/$3

Feb. 7: WALES, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Wales Grange Hall, Centre Road. $5.50/$3.50 375-8889


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