August 9: LEWISTON, Lots to Gardens will feature a worm demonstration from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Farmers Market at Kennedy Park.

August 10: OQUOSSOC, the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day, with fishing, hunting, environmental concerns, outdoor education, Sportsmen’s Hall of Fame, historical program and more, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clubhouse, Old Skiway Road. 1-800-685-2537

August 11: BATH, the 43rd Annual Bath Area Family YMCA Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bath Middle School, exit Congress Avenue off U.S. Rt. 1. $5/$4.50 443-8983

August 11: GARDINER, Michael Miclon will present juggling and character comedy at noon at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. 582-7144

August 11: LISBON FALLS, the Coffee House, Open Mic and Showcase will be held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Lisbon Teen Center, 32 Main St. 353-3010

August 12: CUMBERLAND, the United Maine Craftsmen Cumberland Craft Show will be held at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. Show times are Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3 621-2818

August 12: SKOWHEGAN, the Skowhegan State Fair, with exhibits, livestock, pulling, stage shows, arts and crafts, racing and more, will be held . 474-2947

August 12: STONINGTON, staged readings of the dramatic documentary play “The Exonerated,” will be held at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $5 357-2788

August 13: BETHEL, Sudbury Canada Days, with children’s games, horseshoe pitching, badminton, croquet tournaments, craft demonstrations and exhibits, local art show, music, encampments, log driver’s bean supper, variety show and more, will be held at the Regional History Center. 1-800-824-2910

August 13: BRUNSWICK, “Maine Street Celebrates in Brunswick,” with kids events, clowns, wagon rides, craft fair, entertainment and more, will be held in the Brunswick area. 729-6796

August 13: 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 13: NEW GLOUCESTER, a special event, with singing, dancing, drama, games, art, stories and more, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the New Gloucester Congregational Church. 926-3260

August 13: PHIPPSBURG, the Popham Beach Art Show and Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. behind the Chapel House near Spinney’s Restaurant and Fort Popham. 443-9978

August 13: PORTLAND, the MS Regatta Harborfest Weekend sailing race and auction will be held on Casco Bay. 1-800-639-1330

August 13: 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 13: RANGELEY, Tim Sample, Maine humorist, will perform at 6 and 8:30 p.m. at Rangeley Lakeside Theater. $15/$10 864-2938

August 13: SOUTH PARIS, Avner Eisenberg and Julie Goell will present clowning, ingenuity and wit at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn, 190 Stock Farm Road. $10/$8 743-8452

August 13: UNION, the Maine Antiques Festival will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Union Fairgrounds. 563-1013

August 14: BRIDGTON, a Psychic Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Angel’s Flight, 328 Main St. Free 286-1427

August 14: BRIDGTON, a Summer Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 225 South High St.

August 14: BRUNSWICK, the Androscoggin Hand Powered Regatta races in rowing shells, canoes, kayaks and war canoes will be held. 729-6313

August 14: CHESTERVILLE, the Chesterville Heritage Society Annual Parade and Field Day will be held at 10 a.m. at the Town Hall. 778-3078

August 14: FAYETTE, a food sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fayette Fire Station, Rt. 17.

August 14: HARPSWELL, the Harpswell Art and Craft Guild 18th Annual late-summer open house tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along Rt. 123. 833-7864

August 14: LEWISTON, local artist and author, Diane Amos, will sign copies of her book, “Getting Personal,” at 11 a.m. at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. 783-2272

August 14: LIVERMORE, a country reception for local Republican candidates, with music, speaker, games, refreshments and more will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Norlands Living History Center. 897-4682

August 14: NEWRY, the New England Adventure Race Series, 12 hours of non-stop mountain biking, trekking, paddling and navigating with a map and compass for teams of three, will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. 836-2772

August 14: NORTH YARMOUTH, the Second Annual Lobster Bake and concert will be held at 5 p.m. at Skyline Farm, 95 the Lane. $35 829-5708

August 14: OXFORD, a benefit yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hooker Farm, 195 Pleasant St. 539-4572

August 14: RANGELEY, the Shriner’s Parade will be held at 1 p.m. on Main Street.

August 14: RANGELEY, the Orgonon Festival and market will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road. 864-3443

August 14: RANGELEY, the Orgonon Festival and market, with silent auction, will be held at the Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road. 864-3443

August 14: STONEHAM, a thrift shop and bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stoneham Church.

August 14: WINDHAM, a scrapbooking fund-raiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the North Windham Union Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail. $20 893-0386

August 15: DIXFIELD, the Main Street Outdoor Market with flea market, crafts, food, music, 5K road race and more, will be held. 562-8816

August 15: POLAND, a chicken pie dinner will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Excelsior Grange Hall, 446 Harris Hill Road. $6/$2.50 782-1077

August 15: POWNAL, “Splendor on the Grass,” with food, fun, music, dance and more, will be held from noon until dark at 16 Elmwood Road. $10 712-2837

August 15: RANGELEY, the Summer Celebration, with boat parade, biking, airplane competition, boat rides, water ski show, exhibits, crafts, historical slide show, tennis, hiking and more, will be held at 6 Park Road. 1-800-685-2537

August 18: WATERFORD, a summer breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Wilkins Community House, Plummer Hill Road. $4.50/$2.50

August 19: AUBURN, the Auburn Public Library is holding a nature walk at 9:30 a.m. at the Auburn Land Lab. 782-3191

August 19: RANGELEY, a Blueberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rangeley Inn Green. 1-800-685-2537

August 20-22: LEWISTON/AUBURN, the Great Falls Balloon Festival with food, entertainment, vendors, carnival rides and balloon rides will be held at Railroad Park. 783-2249

August 20-22: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, the Beach Olympics, benefiting the Maine Special Olympics, will be held on the beach, in the square and surrounding area. 934-2500

August 20, 21, 22: POLAND, the Sixth Annual Amaizing Corn Maze will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Empire Road. 795-6744

August 20-22: STRATTON/EUSTIS, the Annual Solar Blast, with casino night, games for the entire family, entertainment, barbecue, street dance, auctions and more, will be held. 246-2082

August 21: BRUNSWICK, Maine Highland Games, with bagpipe bands, Highland and Scottish dancing, Scottish vendors and crafts, folk singing and more, will be held at Thomas Point Beach. 688-4483

August 21, 22: FALMOUTH, the Eighth Annual Maine Audubon Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gilsland Farm, Rt. 1. 781-2330

August 21: KENNEBUNKPORT, the World Lobster Eating Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. next to the T’aint Town Bridge.

August 21: LOVELL, the Arts and Artisans Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the New Suncook School, Rt. 5. 925-1135

August 21: NEW GLOUCESTER, a demonstrations of dolls from Tidbits will be held at the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, 707 Shaker Road. 926-4597

August 21: OWLS HEAD, the New England Auto Auction will be held at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. 594-4418

August 21: SOUTH PARIS, Michael Menes will present juggling and physical comedy at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $10/$8 743-8452

August 21: SOUTH PARIS, the Oxford Hills Rotary lobster feed and clambake will be held at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. 743-5237

August 22: AUBURN, the Annual Senior Fun Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 426 Washington St. 784-2926

August 22: BRUNSWICK, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will host a new annual fundraising party called “Tastings,” for the entire family, at 3 p.m. at Crystal Spring Farm.$65/$25 568-4142

August 22: HARRISON, the Rape Education and Crisis Hotline will hold its Second Annual Art Auction at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. 743-9777

August 22-28: UNION, the Union State Fair and State of Maine Wild Blueberry Festival, with harness racing, wild blueberry pie baking and eating contests, tractor pulls, fireworks and more, will be held at the Union Fairgrounds. 785-3271


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