March 26: CAMDEN, legendary folk/rock duo, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Camden Opera House. $23 667-3618

March 26: FARMINGTON, the UMF Concert Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $6/$3.50 778-7072

March 26: GARDINER, Jinxed, youth rock band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $8 582-7144

March 26: LEWISTON, a night of amazing music and ministry with three dynamic groups, will be held at 7 p.m. at The Colisee, 190 Birch Street. $16/$14 783-2009

March 26, 27: LEWISTON, the Bates College Choir will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

March 26: NORWAY, Bridgton singer/songwriter Bill Shimamura will perform at 7 p.m. at the Norway Coffeehouse at the First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 935-4505

March 26: PORTLAND, Raycharles Lamontagne will perform folk/blues at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $13.50/$15 761-1545

March 26: PORTLAND, Welfare Mafia and Down to Kill will perform at 10 p.m. at Geno’s.

March 26, April 2: PORTLAND, dehuman8 and DJ Stranger will perform downstairs at 9 p.m. at Asylum, 121 Center St. 782-8274

March 27: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue Voices, a cappella vocal ensemble from Mt. Blue High School, will perform at a gala “send off” concert at 7 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. 778-3561

March 27: FARMINGTON, Maine’s premier French-American band, Boreal Turdu, will perform at 1:30 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. 761-3931

March 27: LEWISTON, Rock with the Minus Scale and Cahalan will be held at 7 p.m. at Bates College Benjamin Mays Center. 777-6781

March 27: MECHANIC FALLS, the Golden Nuggets iwll perform at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Elm Street. 345-4811

March 27: NORWAY, the Maine Music Society will present the Androscoggin Chorale at 7:30 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church. $15/$14 782-1403

March 27: PORTLAND, Vocal Ease, a seven-member vocal jazz ensemble affiliated with the U.S. Army Field Band, will perform at 1 p.m. at St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143 State St. Donations 772-5434

March 27: PORTLAND, the Norumbega Brass Ensemble with organist, Albert Melton, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143 State St. $10/$8 772-5434

March 27: PORTLAND, the Pub Crawlers and the Hudson Falcons will perform at 9:30 p.m. at The Alehouse, 30 Market St.

March 27: PORTLAND, the McCarthys will perform at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $5 761-1545

March 27, 28: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform “Bravo Big Band,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $49/$15 842-0800

March 27: SKOWHEGAN, Maine’s premier French-American band, Boreal Tordu, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Opera House. 761-3931

March 27: STANDISH, SpiritJam ’04 will be held at 6 p.m. at Crossroads Community Church, UMC.

March 27: TOPSHAM, a concert of handbell music will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the Orion Performing Arts Center. 729-7331

March 28: AUBURN, the Maine Music Society will present the Androscoggin Chorale at 3 p.m. at the First Universalist Church. $15/$14 782-1403

March 28: AUGUSTA, the Maine Country Music Pioneer Show, celebrating its 19th year, will be held at 1 p.m. at Cony High School. $12/$14 547-3444

March 28: BRUNSWICK, Jan and Marty Wilk will perform Salsa music at 4 p.m. at the Brunswick Cultural Center, 11 Pleasant St. 729-3951

March 28: FARMINGTON, the Mid Maine Youth Orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. Free 778-7136

March 28: LEWISTON, the senior thesis recital by composition student Clayton Sanders will be held at 3 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

March 28: LEWISTON, the senior thesis recital, ethnomusicology student Michael Roberts will be held at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

March 28: OAKLAND, the Pineland Suzuki School’s Fourth Annual Benefit Concert will be held at 3 p.m. at Messalonskee Performing Arts Center at Messalonskee High School. $8/$4 626-7967

March 28: PORTLAND, Paul Sullivan, pianist/composer, will perform at 3:30 p.m. at the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave. $10 772-6714

March 28, April 3, 4: PORTLAND, the 20th Annual Reindeer Rock-Off will be held at 1 p.m. at the McAuley Performing Arts Center.
Dance
March 26, 28, April 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 11: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

March 26, 27, 28: LEWISTON, the Bates College Modern Dance Company Annual Spring Concert of New Works will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. Free 786-6161

March 26: PORTLAND, a dance, with music by Vintage, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Portland Elks Club, Congress Street. Free

March 26, April 2, 9: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

March 26, April 2, 9: PORTLAND, Friday Night Latin Dance Party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $5 773-0002

March 27, April 3, 10: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

March 27: KINGFIELD, a Spring Fling Dance will be held at 8 p.m. at Webster Hall, School Street. 361-1000

March 27: LEWISTON, the Countryside Dancers will hold a dance at 8 p.m. at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St.

March 27: LIVERMORE, an old fashioned barn dance and lumberjack bean supper will be held at at 6 p.m. Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $7/$3.50 897-4366

March 27, April 10: 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

March 27: PORTLAND, a “High Society Ball” will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

March 27, April 3, 10: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

March 28: 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
March 26-28: PORTLAND, Disney on Ice presents “Mickey and Minnie’s Magical Journey,” at Cumberland County Civic Center. Show times are Friday at 3 and 7 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m. $25/$12 775-3458
Special
March 26: BRIDGTON, a Book Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bridgton Hospital.

March 26: FARMINGTON, the UMF improv troupe the Lawn Chair Pirates, will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

March 26, April 2, 9: 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

March 27: AUBURN, “Making Tracks” Auction will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Fairview Elementary School Gym, 397 Minot Ave. 784-3559

March 27: FARMINGTON, the Tenth Annual Franklin County Home and Leisure Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mount Blue High School. $2 778-4215

March 27: FARMINGTON, a Spring Fling Sale and bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.

March 27: FARMINGTON, a community luncheon will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, Academy Street. Free 778-2163

March 27: LEWISTON, Amanda Eyre Ward will read and sign copies of her book at 11 a.m. at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. 783-2273

March 27: LEWISTON, the Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual Ham Radio Fair from 8 a.m. to noon at the Ramada Inn, Pleasant Street. 353-6433

March 27: POLAND, the Poland Spring Academy will hold a Chinese auction at 4 p.m. at Poland Community School. $10/$13 998-4566

March 27: PORTLAND, Catherine McAuley High School will hold its Sixth Annual Auction at 5:30 p.m. at the Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave. $25 878-4451

March 27: PORTLAND, well-known author and herbalist from Rockland, Deb Soule, will present a program on medicinal herbs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Portland Public Market. 774-2458

March 27, 28: PORTLAND, a “Mother Earth Awakens” Spring Pow Wow will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Stevens Avenue Armory.$4/$3 457-1955

March 28: AUBURN, a public breakfast will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 588 Minot Ave. $3.50/$2.50 784-6883

March 28: AUGUSTA, the Miss Pre-Teen Maine International Pageant will be held at the Holiday Inn. 622-9654

March 28: AUGUSTA, Maple Syrup Day will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Old Fort Western, 16 Cony St. Free 626-2385

March 28: CASCO, a pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Crescent Lake Community Hall, Rt. 11. $4

March 28: LEWISTON, the Messiah in the Passover demonstration will be held at 5:30 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church, 70 Hogan Road. 786-2636

March 28: PORTLAND, Psychic Sunday will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside St. $1 286-1427

March 28: UNITY, the Maine Tree Crop Alliance, the Maine Seed Saving Network, Fedco Seeds and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will host the Fifth Annual Combined Seed Swap and Scionwood Exchange from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Common Ground Education Center, Crosby Brook Road. Donations 568-4142
Theater
March 26-April 4: BATH, “Oliver,” will be performed at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Show times are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $16/$10 442-8455

March 26-28: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Holes,” at the theater, 14 School St. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10 729-8584

March 26, 27, April 1, 2, 3: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will perform “Mastergate,” at the Hallowell City Hall Auditorium, 1 Winthrop St. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. $8/$6 626-3698

March 26, 27: LEWISTON, Lewiston High School’s Centre Stage Ensemble will perform “Once on This Island,” at 7:30 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, Central Avenue. $8/$5 783-0958

March 26, 27, 28: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “Orphans,” at the theater, corner of Lisbon and Maple Streets. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $16/$14 782-3200

March 26, 27, 28: MONMOUTH, Monmouth Community Players will perform “Bus Stop,” at Cumston Hall. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 582-5717

March 26-28: NAPLES, “Oklahoma,” will be performed at Lake Regional High School. Show times are Friday-Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $8/$6 693-6221

March 26-April 4: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Same Time Next Year,” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10/$20 885-5883

March 26-April 4: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” 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

March 26, 27: RUMFORD, Mountain Valley High School Theater will perform “Kiss Me, Kate,” at the Muskie Auditorium at Mountain Valley High School. Show times are Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. $8/$5

March 26-28: SEBAGO, “Our Town,” will be performed at the Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake, Rt. 114. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$10 642-3743

March 27, 28: BATH, Studio Theatre of Bath will hold auditions for “The Fantasticks,” from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. 442-7493

March 27, 28: BERLIN, N.H., Irish actor Charles Hughes will perform “Iscariot,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Community Arts Center, 155 Emery St. $10 603-752-1028

March 27: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, the American Family Theater will perform “Sleeping Beauty,” at 7 p.m. at Sugarloaf/USA. $5 237-6957

March 27: LEWISTON, Mystery for Hire will present the murder mystery dinner theatre production of “Stress Can Kill,” at 7 p.m. at Marco’s Restaurant. $34.95 783-0336

Films

March 26: GREENE, “LaBelle France,” will be shown at 2 and 7 p.m. at Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

March 28: BRUNSWICK, “Strawberry and Chocolate,” will be shown at 2 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library. 729-3951

Lectures

March 26: AUBURN, Yvette Naal, French Pacifist, will speak about her experiences in Israel at 7 p.m. at St. Philip’s Church, Rt. 4. Free 388-2860

March 26: BETHEL, a talk on “Aging Well Today,” will be held at 10 a.m. at the Nazarene Church, 16 Church St. 1-800-427-1241

March 26: PORTLAND, internationally renowned authority on human nature, Richard D. Alexander, Ph.D., will speak on “Understanding Ourselves: Characterizing the Human Species in Evolutionary Terms,” at 7 p.m. at UNE Westbrook College Campus, 716 Stevens Ave. Free 283-0171

March 28: AUGUSTA, arctic explorer Pam Flowers will speak about her solo 2,500-mile dog mushing expedition across the arctic at 2 p.m. at Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. Donations 293-4447

Suppers

March 26: FARMINGTON, an Italian night supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Rt. 2. $6/$3

March 26: LISBON, a supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 196. $5/$2.50 353-2152

March 26: SOUTH PARIS, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, East Main Street. $6/$3

March 27: BUCKFIELD, a benefit spaghetti supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge. Donations 336-2377

March 27: CASCO, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at Casco Village Church, Rt. 121. $6/$3 627-4282

March 27: DIXFIELD, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Dixfield Congregational Church. $6/$3

March 27: DURHAM, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Route 136. $5/$2.50 353-2435

March 27: GRAY, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Rt. 115. $6/$2 657-4279

March 27: GREENE, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Memorial Hall. $5/$2.50 946-5331

March 27: LEWISTON, a benefit turkey supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ladies Auxiliary Aerie Hall, 1327 Sabattus St. $7 786-6837

March 27: 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

March 27: MINOT, a roast turkey supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Minot United Methodist Church. $6/$3 783-1723

March 27: NEW SHARON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the New Sharon Methodist Church. $6/$2

March 27: PORTLAND, a soup, salad, sandwich and “All That Jazz,” featuring the State Street Traditional Jazz Band, will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Ave. $7 797-2487

March 27: SABATTUS, a baked bean and casserole supper, followed by music for dancing, will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, 14 Wales Road. $6/$2.50 375-6214

March 27: SABATTUS, a potluck supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Island Road. $5/$2

March 27: TURNER, a ham and casserole benefit supper will be held at 5 p.m., followed by a performance at 6:45 p.m. at Leavitt Area High School. $8/$4 225-2704

March 27: WALES, a baked bean and spaghetti supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Wales Grange Hall, 322 Centre Road. $5.50/$3.50 375-8889

March 27: WAYNE, a lasagna and chicken pot pie supper will be held at 5 and 6 p.m. at the Wayne Community Church fellowship hall, Old Winthrop Road. $6/$3 685-4775

March 27: WILTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Wilson Grange Hall, Main Street. $5/$2.50

March 28: WATERVILLE, a public Lebanese supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Maronite Church Hall, corner of Front and Appleton Streets. $8/$3 872-8515


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