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

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

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: 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: 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 7: AUGUSTA, a dance party will be held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Club Liquid, 349 Water St. 623-2277

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

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

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 7 ANDOVER, Ole Home Days, with parade, flea market, games, crafts, food, music and more, will be held. 392-3302

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: WILTON, the annual summer book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wilton Free Library. 645-4831

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

August 7: 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 7: 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 Saturday at 7:30 p.m and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$10 865-2220

August 7: MONMOUTH, the Theater at Monmouth will perform “Idiot’s Delight,” at Cumston Hall. $26/$18 933-9999

August 7: 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: MONMOUTH, the Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Liar,” at Cumston Hall. $26/$18 933-9999

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

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

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