August 6: AUBURN, One Five One will perform at 5 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 784-0191

August 6-30: BRUNSWICK, the Oratorio Chorale will hold auditions by appointment only. 833-0056

August 6: CHEBEAGUE ISLAND, the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will be held at 7 p.m. at Chebeague Island Hall. Free 583-6747

August 6: GARDINER, Jeremiah Freed, The Error and Wilshire will perform at 7 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $10 582-7144

August 6: HARRISON, Will Holt will present a musical memoir at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $18 583-4939

August 6: LEWISTON, several area bands will perform at a benefit show at 6 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, Goddard Road. $5

August 6: LEWISTON, Denny Breau will perform at 8 p.m. at Manic Cafe, 114 Lisbon St. 783-2980

August 6: STONINGTON, the “Classy, Brassy Pops,” will be performed at at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $15/$10 367-2788

August 6: WINTHROP, the Savoy Family Cajun Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Winthrop Performing Arts Center. $10/$7 395-4279

August 7: BATH, Mac McHale and the Old Time Radio Gang will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $14/$9 442-8455

August 7: GARDINER, award-winning pianist Terry Burrus will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $30/$18 582-7144

August 7: HARRISON, the Kruger Brothers with Barebones and Wildflowers, will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $16 583-4939

August 7: LEWISTON, Susan Krongold and Chris Conly will perform jazz and contemporary music at 8 p.m. at Manic Cafe, 114 Lisbon St. 783-2980

August 7: PORTLAND, Brant Christopher and Pamela Clark, with special guest, Daniel Mellado, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Outer Room Coffeehouse at the Stroudwater Baptist Church, 1729 Congress St. Donation 773-2211

August 7: PORTLAND, Tsuji Daiko, Samurai Taiko drumming troupe, will perform at 2 p.m. at Congress Square. 828-1234

August 7, 14: SIDNEY, student concerts will be held at New England Music Camp, Rt. 23. 465-3025

August 7: STONINGTON, flautist Christina Jennings, violist Matthew Dane and the Brightmusic Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $15/$10 367-2788

August 8: FARMINGTON, the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. $8/$3 583-6747

August 8: FARMINGTON, Ross Swain will perform at 4 p.m. at Cherries Cafe, Front Street. 778-6826

August 8: FREEPORT, Josh Kelley will perform at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park. 1-800-559-0747

August 8, 15: NORWAY, a program of shared music will be held at 7 p.m. at the Norway Unitarian Universalist Church, 479 Main St. 364-5687

August 8: PORTLAND, “Makin’ Waves,” will feature Primer, O.R.B.I.T.S, Alteria and Ransom will be held at 21 p.m. at McAuley Performing Arts Center, 637 Stevens Ave. $10/$8 857-9002

August 8: RICHMOND, Pattie Jean and Topaz will perform at 1 p.m. at the gazebo at Richmond Waterfront Park. 737-0920

August 8, 15: SIDNEY, “Bowl in the Pines” concerts will be held at New England Music Camp. 465-3025

August 8: SKOWHEGAN, the Dirigo Wind Band will perform at 5 p.m. at Coburn Park at the Philbrick Gazebo, Water Street. 474-6894

August 8: SKOWHEGAN, the Ragtime Festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Skowhegan Town Hall. $16/$13 288-2141
Dance
August 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21: AUGUSTA, a dance party will be held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Club Liquid, 349 Water St. 623-2277

August 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

August 6, 7: LEWISTON, the Everett Dance Theatre will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $17/$10 786-6381

August 6, 13, 20: PORTLAND, Friday Night Latin Dance Party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $5 773-0002

August 6, 13, 20: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

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

August 7: PORTLAND, Jose Duddy will play at the Singles Network Dance at 8:15 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

August 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

August 7-Sept. 25: WATERFORD, a summer season dance, with live band music, will be held every Saturday at 8 p.m. at the North Waterford Fairgrounds. $8

August 7: WELCHVILLE, a dance, with music by the Country Ladds, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Emugene Staples Hall. 743-8287

August 8: LEWISTON, Sounds Unlimited/John Plummer, 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
August 6: GREENE, mask/movement artist Doug Berky will perform for children accompanied by an adult, at 2 and 7 p.m. at Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

August 7-14: BRUNSWICK, the Side Yard Story Theater will perform on Saturdays at the side yard of the Theater Project, 14 School St. $6 729-8584

August 7: PORTLAND, Neputa/Nebuta Festival Celebration, with elaborate parades with drumming, will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

August 7: SKOWHEGAN, the Young Performers Camp will perform “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” at 10 a.m. at Lakewood Theater. 474-7176
Special
August 6-8 ANDOVER, Ole Home Days, with parade, flea market, games, crafts, food, music and more, will be held. 392-3302

August 6-8: BANGOR, the Bangor State Fair, with entertainment and livestock exhibits will be held. 947-5555

August 6-Sept. 3: DIXFIELD, the Countryfolk 2004 Cruise Night will be held every Friday night from 5 to 8 p.m. at Larry Bisbee’s Cabin Bandstand, U.S. Rt. 2, East Dixfield.

August 6-22: LEBANON, the Seventh Annual Maine Renaissance Fair, with shows, games, crafts, food and more, will be held on the Lord Road. 926-5693

August 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

August 6, 7, 8: PORTLAND, the Festival of Cultural Exchange, featuring 65 artists from 25 countries, will be held in the Portland area. $20/$25 761-0591

August 6, 7, 8: PORTLAND, the Blissful Revolution Arts and Crafts Bazaar will be held at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, 76 Congress St. Show times are Friday, 4 to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

August 6-8: ROCKLAND, the 57th Annual Maine Lobster Festival, with maritime displays, demonstrations, Maine arts and crafts, harbor cruises, contests, entertainment, parade and more, will be held at Harbor Park. 354-8928

August 6: SOUTH PARIS, the Odd Company will perform at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $10/$8 743-8452

August 6, 7: WILTON, the annual summer book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Wilton Free Library. 645-4831

August 6, 7: WILTON, Loon Maine-ia 2004 and Wilton Blueberry Festival, with pancake breakfast, quilt and rug show, fireworks, craft sale, dancing and more, will be held. 778-4726

August 6: WILTON, the Blueberry Bazaar will be held at 9 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, Main Street. 645-2535

August 6: WILTON, a yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a fish chowder and blueberry shortcake luncheon at 11 a.m. at the Senior Plus Community Center. $5/$3.50

August 7: ANDOVER, the 53rd Annual Flower Show will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Andover Historical Society Building. 392-4742

August 7: BELFAST, the 11th Annual Model Train and Hobby Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School, Rt. 52. $5/$3 338-4598

August 7: BRUNSWICK, Maine humorist Tim Sample will perform at 7 p.m. at Brunswick High School Crooker Theater. $14/$16 725-2716

August 7: BRYANT POND, the Woodstock Historical Society Annual History Day with food sale, craft fair, tours and more, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum, North Main Street. 743-8035

August 7: BUCKFIELD, author David Compton will sign copies of his book, “A Filthy Business, Catalyst and Nexus Books,” at 2 p.m. at the Zadoc Long Free Library. 331-2171

August 7: DOVER-FOXCROFT, the Eighth Annual “Pony Pride” Alumni 5K Road Race will be held at 8 a.m. at the YMCA, Park Street. 564-2168

August 7: GRAY, the Creature Catcher, with animal control agent, Dana Johnson, will present a program at 11 a.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Rt. 26. $5/$3.25 657-4977

August 7: JAY, the Second Annual Terre pis Ciel Franco-American Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the St. Pierre farmstead, Rt. 133. 897-6785

August 7: LEWISTON, Bates College Professor of History Steve Hochstadt will sign copies of his book, “Sources of the Holocaust,” at 11 a.m. at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. 783-2273

August 7: MOUNT VERNON, an auction will be held at 11 a.m. at the Community Center, lakeside. 293-3773

August 7: NEW GLOUCESTER, a demonstration on R and R spinners will be held at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, 707 Shaker Road. 926-4597

August 7: NEW PORTLAND, the New Portland Lions Club ATV Pull will be held at the North New Portland Fairgrounds. $5 639-2817

August 7: OGUNQUIT, the Ogunquit Art Association Art Auction bid on paintings, graphics, photographs and sculpture will be held at 8 p.m. at the Barn Gallery, Shore Road and Bourne Lane. 646-2939

August 7, 8: OWLS HEAD, the Transportation Spectacular and Aerobatic Airshow will be held at 10 a.m. at Owls Head Transportation Museum. 594-4418

August 7, 8: OXFORD, the 26th Annual Auto Show will be held at the Oxford County Fairgrounds. 583-2907

August 7: OXFORD, Hannaford’s Summerfest Benefit Fundraiser, with yard sale, book and bake sale, race cars and drivers and more will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

August 7: PEMAQUID, “Living History” activities will be held at the Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site. 677-2423

August 7-21: PORTLAND, “Meet the Artist Days” will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday at the Portland Harbor Museum, Fort Road. 799-6337

August 7: SABATTUS, a benefit moderate garage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dominican Sisters residence, 61 Lisbon Road. 375-8399

August 7: SKOWHEGAN, the Harvest Day Craft Tent will be featured from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature displays and exhibits of Mainers. 474-3621

August 7: SOUTH PARIS, Doug Berky will perform vaudeville, silent movie comedy and circus skills at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $10/$8 743-8452

August 7: SOUTH PARIS, the Annual Summer Church Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Paris Universalist Church, Pine Street.

August 7: STONEHAM, the Third Annual Pig Roast will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Stoneham Fire Station, Butters Hill Road. $7/$4

August 7, 8: WATERVILLE, the 34th Annual Mid-State Gem and Mineral Show will be held at Mount Merici School, 152 Western Ave. Show times are Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 547-3154

August 7: WEST PARIS, a bake and yard sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the West Paris Historical Hall, Main Street. 674-2507

August 7: WEST PARIS, the annual book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Paris Library, Main Street. 674-2481

August 7: WOOLWICH, Woolwich Day, an all-day celebration, with antique auto show, chicken barbecue, band concert, street dance and more, will be held at the Town Office and Nequasset Park. 442-7094

August 8: DAMARISCOTTA, a celebration of local Irish history and culture will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Skidompha Public Library, Main Street. $8/$5 780-0118

August 8: LEWISTON, the Downeast Country Music Association 24th Annual Awards Show will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Hall, 607 Sabattus St. $8/$4 793-8884

August 8: LITCHFIELD, the Litchfield Firefighters Association is sponsoring a Show and Shine at 8 a.m. at the Litchfield Fairgrounds. 268-3855

August 8: PEAKS ISLAND, Arts and Crafts on the Porch, featuring over 30 Peaks Island artists and artisans, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. 828-5082

August 8-14: TOPSHAM, the Topsham Fair, with agricultural exhibits, carnival, harness racing, animal pulling events, 4-H crafts, midway, fireworks and more, will be held at the Topsham Fairgrounds. 725-2735

Theater

August 6-14: ARUNDEL, “tick, tick…BOOM!” will be performed at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. Show times are Tuesday-Saturday at 8 p.m and Wednesday at 2 p.m. $24/$19 985-5552

August 6-8: BANGOR, “Speed-The-Plow,” will be performed at the Bangor Opera House. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $10/$12 942-3333

August 6, 7: BRUNSWICK, the Maine State Music Theatre will perform “Brigadoon,” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theatre. $26/$44 725-8769

August 6-14: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Patchwork: An International Story Quilt,” at 7:30 p.m. at the theater, 14 School St. $10 729-8584

August 6-8: FREEPORT, the Freeport Community Players will perform “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Revival),” at the Freeport Performing Arts Center, Holbrook Street. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$10 865-2220

August 6, 7: LEWISTON, auditions for three men, 20 years and older, will be held by calling Richard Martin before August 7 at 783-1828.

August 6-20: MONMOUTH, the Theater at Monmouth will perform “Idiot’s Delight,” at Cumston Hall. $26/$18 933-9999

August 6, 8, 11, 14, 18, 21: MONMOUTH, the Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Liar,” at Cumston Hall. $26/$18 933-9999 August 6, 7: OGUNQUIT, Booth Theater will perform “Schoolhouse Rock, LIVE,” at 8 p.m. at 13 Beach St. $20/$15 646-8142

August 6, 7: PORTLAND, the Children’s Theatre of Maine will perform “Fairy Houses,” at 317 Marginal Way. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. $8/$6 828-0617

August 6-14: SEBAGO LAKE, Maxy Ford Productions presents “Theatre Event 1,” a comedy not intended for children, at Schoolhouse Arts Center. Show times are August 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m., August 8, 5 p.m., August 9 and 10, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and August 14 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. $8/$10 232-9720

August 6, 7: SKOWHEGAN, “Wilde West” will be performed at 8:15 p.m. at Lakewood Theater. $19/$15 474-7176

August 7-21: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “As You Like It,” at Cumston Hall. Show times are August 7 and 21, August 14 and 18 at 2 p.m. $26/$28 933-9999

August 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “Pippi Longstocking,” at Cumston Hall. $10/$8 933-9999

August 8-14: OGUNQUIT, the Booth Theater will perform “Lucky Stiff,” at 8 p.m. at the theater, 13 Beach St. $20/$15 646-8142

Films

August 6: BUCKSPORT, the silent films “Opportunity,” and “I Don’t Want to be a Man,” will be shown at 6 p.m. at Alamo Theatre, 85 Main St. $12/$10 469-0924

August 6: BUCKSPORT, the silent films “The Unholy Three,” and “The House With Closed Shutters,” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at Alamo Theatre, 85 Main St. $12/$10 469-0924

August 7: BUCKSPORT, the silent films “Manhandled,” and “A Lively Affair,” will be shown at 4:30 p.m. at Alamo Theatre, 85 Main St. $12/$10 469-0924

August 7: BUCKSPORT, the silent films “Madame Blanche, Beauty Doctor” and “Little Lord Fauntleroy,” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at Alamo Theatre, 85 Main St. $12/$10 469-0924

August 8: BUCKSPORT, the silent films “Mag the Hag,” “Don’t Tell Everything,” and “A Florida Enchantment,” will be shown at noon at Alamo Theatre, 85 Main St. $12/$10 469-0924

Lectures

August 6: AUGUSTA, Dr. Fred Anderson from the University of Colorado in Boulder, will speak on “The Seven Years’ War: Empire and Liberty in American History or What a Few Old Forts can Tell us About Who We Are and How We Got That Way,” at 7 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall. 626-2385

August 8: PEAKS ISLAND, Dean and Ella Mae Eastman will speak on “The Art of Restoration,” at 7:30 p.m. at the Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. $5 766-3330

August 8: SUMNER, a talk on “Flowers for Beauty and Cutting,” will be held at 2 p.m. at Hedgehog Hill Farm. 388-2341

Suppers

August 6: HARTFORD, a community good will potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m. at the Hartford Town Hall, Main Street. 388-2510

August 6: WILTON, a chicken barbecue will be held at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Main Street. $7/$4 645-2535

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

August 7: HARRISON, a pig roast and baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m at the Village Tie-Up. $8/$5 583-6455

August 7: OXFORD, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Oxford Congregational Church, King Street. $6/$3 539-4799

August 7: POWNAL, a baked bean supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road. $6/$3 688-4481

August 7: RUMFORD, a beanhole bean supper will be held at 5 and 6:15 p.m. at Blazing Star Masonic Lodge, Rt. 232. $6/$3 364-4715

August 7: STRONG, the 35th annual bean-hole-bean supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Strong Beach on Porter Lake. $5/$2.50


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