May 14: AUBURN, the Dunnemans, gospel singers from Binghamton, N.Y., will perform at 7 p.m. at Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. 345-3040

May 14: AUGUSTA, Jealous Sound and Piebald will perform at the Edge, 335 Water St. 621-6387

May 14: BAR MILLS, the Downeast Fiddle Jamboree will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Saco River Grange Hall. $12/$10 929-6472

May 14, 15: BUCKFIELD, Four Shadow, internationally acclaimed a cappella group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117. $10 336-3306

May 14: FARMINGTON, the Bellamy Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. $6/$2 645-2157

May 14: FREEPORT, the White Owl Duo will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Freeport High School Auditorium, 30 Holbrook St. $10 865-6171

May 14: LEWISTON, the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center. $12 371-2028

May 14: LEWISTON, Josh Erskine and his band will perform at 5 p.m. at Just Joan’s Cafe at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. Free 783-4241

May 14: NEWCASTLE, the St. Cecilia Chamber Choir will perform at 8 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church. $10/$12 832-7816

May 14: PORTLAND, Blue Collar Product, Grand Unified Theory, 4 Fold and Collapsing Point, will perform at 8 p.m. at Asylum, 121 Center St. $5 772-8274

May 14: PORTLAND, an evening of 17th-century music for lute and vocals will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 113 Coyle St. $15/$12

May 14: PORTLAND, the Red Stsick Ramblers will perform at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $13/$16 761-1545

May 14: PORTLAND, New England’s best jazzmen will perform at 8 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, 156 High St. $10/$5 879-0071

May 14, 21, 28: PORTLAND, dehuman8 and DJ Stranger will perform at 9 p.m. downstairs at Asylum, 121 Center St. 772-8274

May 15: FARMINGTON, Boreal Tordu, Jean Pincince and Jade will perform at 7 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. $5 897-2827

May 15: FREEPORT, the Southern Maine Children’s Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. at Freeport High School Auditorium. Free 780-5555

May 15: LEWISTON, the St. Cecilia Chamber Choir will perform at 8 p.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Church, 135 Ash St. $10/$12 832-7816

May 15: LEWISTON, the Third Annual Roots Fest, featuring roots-rockers from all over, will be held at noon at Bates College Florence Keigwin Amphitheater. 777-7915

May 15: MECHANIC FALLS, Hard Pressed will perform Bluegrass and Gospel music at 7 p.. at the First Congregational Church, Elm Street. Donations

May 15: PORTLAND, the Renaissance Voices will perform at 8 p.m. at the Chestnut Street Church. $12/$10 766-0059

May 15: PORTLAND, the Maine State School for the Performing Arts recital will be held at 1 and 7 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $10/$12 856-1662

May 15: PORTLAND, Bruce Molsky will perform Appalachian old-time music at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $15/$18 761-0591

May 15: ROCKLAND, Tree by Leaf will perform at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Street Center. $8/$10 667-3618

May 15: SKOWHEGAN, the Kennebec Performing Arts Company will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Skowhegan Opera House, 225 Water St. $7 474-6900

May 15: TOPSHAM, the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Ararat Middle School Orion Performing Arts Center. $12 371-2028

May 16: AUBURN, a benefit show will be held from 1 to 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Washington Street. $5 782-8147

May 16: AUGUSTA, the Eighth Annual Organ Concert will be held at 4 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. $5 622-2424

May 16: LEWISTON, the jazz coffeehouse will be held with Prof. John Smedley, Michael Roberts and Michael Hansen at 7 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. 786-6330

May 16: LEWISTON, Dan Merrill and Friends will perform at 6 p.m. at New Hope Bible Church, 541 College St. 784-1693

May 16: PORTLAND, Eyedea and Abilities, with Blueprint and Grayskul will perform at 6 p.m. at The Big Easy, 55 Market St. $10/$12.50 871-8817

May 16: ROCKLAND, flute students from Bates College will perform at 2:30 p.m. at the Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. 596-6457

For kids

May 14: RUMFORD, the children’s play, “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” will be performed at 7 p.m. at Muskie Auditorium. $5/$3

Dance

May 14: FALMOUTH, a benefit contradance will be held at 7 p.m. at the Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Road.

May 14, 16, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28, 30: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

May 14, 28: PORTLAND, a dance, with music by Vintage, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Portland Elks Club, Congress Street.

May 14, 21, 28: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

May 14, 21, 28: PORTLAND, Friday Night Latin Dance Party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $5 773-0002

May 14: WELCHVILLE, a benefit dance, with music by the Elton Record Band and Family, will be held at 7 p.m. at Emugene Staples Hall. $6/$3

May 15: BOWDOINHAM, a contradance, with music by Scrod Pudding, will be held at 8:30 p.m. at the Bowdoinham Town Hall, School Street. $7 666-3090

May 15, 22, 29: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

May 15: PORTLAND, Jose Duddy will play at the Singles Network Dance at 8:15 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

May 15, 22, 29: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

May 15: RUMFORD, a dance, with music by the E/I Band, will be held at 7 p.m. at Le Paresseux Snowshoe Club, Waldo Street.

May 15, 16: TOPSHAM, “Blackberry Winter: A Fawn’s First Year,” a story ballet for all ages, will be held at 2 p.m. at Mt. Ararat Middle School Orion Performing Arts Center. $12/$10 666-8808

May 16: 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

Special

May 14, 15: NEW GLOUCESTER, an Arts and Cultural Festival, with puppet workshop, music, street parade and more, will be held at Pineland Campus, 83 Pineland Drive. 688-2244

May 14, 15: SABATTUS, a yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jacques Cartier Club, 14 Wales Road. 375-6214

May 14: SOUTH PARIS, the Fare Share Follies, a variety show, will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School Auditorium. $10/$5

May 14, 15: WALES, a benefit yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, 14 Wales Road. 375-6214

May 15: AUBURN, the May Fair, with barbecue, children’s games, bake sale, face painting, cake walk and more, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake Street School. 784-1279

May 15: AUBURN, a fund-raising indoor yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the gym on High Street at the Great Falls School. 795-0972

May 15: BUCKFIELD, a benefit yard and rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Buckfield Community Church. 336-2145

May 15: FARMINGTON, the annual plant sale will be held at 9 a.m. at Meetinghouse Park, Main Street.

May 15: FRYEBURG, the 4-H Tenth Annual Silent Auction will be held at 7 p.m. at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds in the forestry building. 935-2248

May 15: LEEDS, a benefit yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tri-Corner Building, Rt. 106.

May 15: LEWISTON, a community work day will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the Knox Street Garden, 63 Knox St. 753-6944

May 15: LEWISTON, the Spring Nature Festival, with many events, will be held at 7 a.m. at Thorncrag. 782-5238

May 15: LITCHFIELD, an indoor flea market will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Leo’s Church, Rt. 126. 268-4205

May 15: MECHANIC FALLS, a daylong fund-raising event, with many activities, will be held at the American Legion Hall.

May 15: MEXICO, a lawn and food sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mexico Historical Society, 3 Oxford St. 562-4604

May 15: NEW GLOUCESTER, a Spring Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 19 Gloucester Hill Road. 926-3260

May 15: NORWAY, a bird-a-thon will be held at 7 a.m. at the farm of Mary and Bob Van Nest on Pikes Hill. 743-8104

May 15: NORWAY, a benefit plant and cookie sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Christ Episcopal Church, Paris Street.

May 15: PORTLAND, You Hear What You Eat,” a culinary and sonic adventure, will be held at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $10 761-0591

May 15: POWNAL, the 12th Annual Heritage Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Mallett Hall, Rt. 9, Pownal Center. 688-4780

May 15: SOUTH PARIS, a May Day – Play Day, a day of fun activities to celebrate the children of Oxford Hills, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.

May 15: WEST PARIS, the annual rhubarb pie sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the West Paris Universalist Church. 527-3139

May 15: WILTON, the annual plant sale will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. at Academy Hill School cafeteria.

May 16: AUBURN, a Bike Show presented by the United Bikers of Maine of Androscoggin County, will be held at 10 a.m. in the parking lot at Wal-Mart. 783-7202

May 16: AUBURN, the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial will be held at 7:30 p.m. on the Auburn side of the Longley Bridge. 786-4697

May 16: AUBURN, the last breakfast of the season will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 588 Minot Ave. $3.50/$2.50 783-2561

May 16: CUMBERLAND, the Cumberland County Riding Club yard and tack sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the clubhouse, Skilling Road, West Cumberland. 657-5181

May 16: DURHAM, the Ladies Guild ninth annual afternoon tea will be held at 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. at the Bagley House Inn, Rt. 136. $8 353-2642

Theater

May 14-16: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Necessary Targets,” at 14 School St. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $15 729-8584

May 14, 15: LEWISTON, “Death by Disco,” a short mystery play, will be held at 7 p.m. at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 9 Foss Road. $10 784-9500

May 14-16: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “Private Lives,” at the theater, corner of Maple and Lisbon Streets. Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $16/$14 782-3200

May 14, 15, 16: LEWISTON, a short term production will be held by the theater and rhetoric department at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Bates College Gannett Theater. 786-6161

May 14-22: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Odd Couple,” at Cumston Hall. Show times are May 14, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and May 15, 16, 19 and 22 at 2 p.m. $18/$14 933-9999

May 14, 15: POLAND, the Poland Players will perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at 7 p.m. at Poland Regional High School. $5/$4 998-5400

May 14-23: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Women and the Sea,” at 25A Forest Ave. Show times are Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $32/$16 774-0465

May 14-30: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” 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

May 14, 15: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will present the 15th Anniversary of Little Festival of the Unexpected at 25A Forest Ave. Show times are Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday, noon and 3 and 7 p.m. Donations 774-1043

May 14, 15, 16: PORTLAND, the Musical Theatre Ensemble will perform “Newsies,” at 317 Marginal Way. Show times are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $9/$7 828-0617



Lectures

May 14: AUGUSTA, R.P Hale will speak on “Music of the 18th-Century New England,” at 7 p.m. at Old Fort Western, 16 Cony St. 626-2385

May 15: FREEPORT, Jill Rubinson, PhD., will speak on “Jane Austen’s Persuasion: From Page to Screen,” at 11:45 a.m. at the Harraseeket Inn. $22 725-2386

May 16: FREEPORT, Rev. Issho Fujita will speak on “What is the Buddah Way?” at 9 a.m. at Flying Point Zendo. $60 865-3396





Suppers

May 15: AUBURN, a benefit baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Philip’s Church, Rt. 4. 782-5914

May 15: AUBURN, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave. $6/$3

May 15: CHESTERVILLE, a baked bean supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Chesterville Grange Hall. $6/$3

May 15: CUMBERLAND, a Swedish meatball supper will be held at 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, 52 Tuttle Road. $8/$4 829-4397

May 15: LEWISTON, a baked bean supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at First United Pentecostal Church, 715 College St. $6/$3 784-9711

May 15: LISBON, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 196. $5/$2.50 353-2152

May 15: LISBON FALLS, a baked chicken supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, Oak Street. $6 353-2567

May 15: MEXICO, a roast beef supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Mexico Green Church, Main Street. $6/$3

May 15: NEW GLOUCESTER, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the AMVETS Hall. $6/$2

May 15: POLAND, a ham supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the grange hall, Harris Hill Road. $6

May 15: POWNAL, a baked bean supper will be held at 5 and 6 p.m. at Pownal Center Congregational Church. $6/$3

May 15: SABATTUS, a pork roast supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post, Island Road. $5/$2

May 15: WALES, a turkey supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Wales Youth Center, Rt. 132. 375-8382


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.