Oct. 29: CAMDEN, Richard Thompson will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Camden Opera House. $34 236-8448

Oct. 29: GORHAM, Brian L. Diehl, alto and tenor trombone and Martin Perry, pianist, will perform at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $10/$5 780-5555

Oct. 29: LEWISTON, violist Scott Woolweaver will perform with the New England Piano Quartette at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Free 786-6330

Oct. 29: PORTLAND, The Slip Halloween Show will be held at 9:30 p.m. at The Big Easy, 55 Market St. $10 871-8817

Oct. 30: BATH, John Hammond will perform blues at 7:30 p.m. at Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $18/$25 442-8455

Oct. 30: BETHEL, Those Jazz Guys will perform at 7 p.m. at the Sudbury Inn, Lower Main Street. $6 824-3575

Oct. 30: BRUNSWICK, a Celtic concert with Ceilidh House will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Bowdoin College Chapel. $8 688-4515

Oct. 30: LEWISTON, the Mid-Coast Symphony Orchestra will perform at a gala and benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center. $50 783-1585

Oct. 30: LEWISTON, the Norumbega Ensemble will perform “Music for All Hallows Eve,” at 7:30 p.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Church, corner of Ash and Bartlett Streets. Donations

Oct. 30: LEWISTON, Chrysalis will perform at 8 p.m. at Manic Cafe, 114 Lisbon St. 783-2980

Oct. 30: PORTLAND, GWAR with guests, All That Remains and Dying Fetus, will perform at 8 p.m. at State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $17.50/$20 775-3331

Oct. 30: PORTLAND, Magdalena Gomez will perform at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow square. $10/$13 761-0591

Oct. 30: PORTLAND, Rich Charette will perform at a Halloween benefit concert at 2 p.m. at the Lyseth School, 175 Auburn St. $8/$10 828-1234

Oct. 31: AUBURN, James Solberg will perform at 7 p.m. at Midnight Blues, 34 Court St. $10 783-9600

Oct. 31: GORHAM, a Halloween recital, featuring the musician theater students in the school of Music, will be held at 5 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. 780-5555

Oct. 31: JAY, the Maine Country Music Association Country Sunday will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Jay Community Center. $7/$3 645-2472

Oct. 31: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform classical music at 2:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $15/$44 842-0800

Oct. 31: PORTLAND, singer Dan Blakeslee will perform at 10 a.m. at the Scarborough Bull Moose, 456 Payne Road. Free 873-2123

Oct. 31: PORTLAND, singer Dan Blakeslee will perform at 11:30 a.m. at the Portland Middle Street Bull Moose. Free 873-2123
Dance
Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13: AUGUSTA, a dance party will be held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Club Liquid, 349 Water St. 623-2277

Oct. 29, 31, Nov. 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 14: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

Oct. 29: PORTLAND, the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, with special guest, the Portland Ballet, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $20/$44 842-0800

Oct. 29: PORTLAND, an Arabesque Halloween Costume Dance Party will be held at 8 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $10

Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, Dec. 3, 17: PORTLAND, a dance, with music by Vintage, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Portland Elks Club, Congress Street. Free

Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12: PORTLAND, Friday Night Latin Dance Party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $5 773-0002

Oct. 29: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

Oct. 30: FARMINGTON, a Halloween Dinner/Dance, with music by the Travelers, will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. $25 778-4726

Oct. 30: GARDINER, a Halloween Masquerade Ball, with music by Bob Colwell and Friends, will be held at 7 p.m. at Johnson Hall, 280 Water St. $25 582-7144

Oct. 30: LEWISTON, the Countryside Dancers Halloween dance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St.

Oct. 30: LISBON, a Halloween dance will be held at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 196. 353-5291

Oct. 30: NORTH YARMOUTH, the Old Grey Goose and Frigate will play at a contradance at 7 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Rt. 115. $12 563-8953

Oct. 30: PORTLAND, the Express Band, with Larry Nelson, will play at the Singles Network dance at 8:15 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

Oct. 30: RUMFORD, a Halloween dance, with music by the Country Band, will be held at 8 p.m. at Le Paresseux Snowshoe Club, Waldo Street.

Oct. 30: RUMFORD, a dance, with music by Silver and Gold, will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Congress Street.

Oct. 30: TURNER, a Halloween Masquerade Dance, with music by the Arlo West Band, will be held at 8 p.m. at Boofy Quimby Memorial Center. $10 597-2299

Oct. 30: VIENNA, the Fabulous Burnin Band will play at a Halloween Dance Party at 7:30 p.m. at the Vienna Union Hall, Rt. 41. $8 293-2670

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

Oct. 31: LEWISTON, Sounds Unlimited with 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
Oct. 30: TURNER, the teens at the Turner Village Church will hold a Noah’s Ark Party at 10 a.m. at the church. 225-2258

Oct. 31: LEWISTON, the Annual Holy Ghost Candy Buffet will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Jesus Party headquarters, 291 Bates St. 786-5568
Special
Oct. 29, 30: BETHEL, the Bethel Outing Club Benefit Ski Sale will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Gould Academy Field House.

Oct. 29, 30: BUCKFIELD, the Seventh Annual Halloween production “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117. $10/$6 336-3306

Oct. 29: HALLOWELL, poets Meg Kearney and Dawn Potter will read from their poetry at 7:30 p.m. at the Harlow Gallery, Water Street. $3 685-3636

Oct. 29, 30: LEWISTON, “Dark Tales,” magical illusions, mime and comedy, will be featured at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave. $10

Oct. 29, 30: LIVERMORE FALLS, the annual yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 6 Wheeler St. 897-2301

Oct. 29: NORWAY, the Halloween Bash Open Mic Night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 935-4505

Oct. 29, 30: PERU, a haunted barn will beheld from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the home of Bruce and Trisha Cox, 36 Pleasant St. $1

Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12: 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

Oct. 29, 30: ROCKLAND, the Festival of Scarecrows and Harvest Day Celebration will be held at the Farnsworth Art Museum on the lawn. 596-6256

Oct. 29-31: SCARBOROUGH, the Haunted Hayrides will be held near Scarborough Downs. $12/$8 885-5935

Oct. 29, 30: SKOWHEGAN, the Third Annual Haunted Hay Ride will be held at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds. 474-3621

Oct. 30: AUBURN, a Christmas Fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Odd Fellows Home, 85 Caron Lane. 786-4616

Oct. 30, 31: AUGUSTA, the 23rd Annual Christmas Craft Show and Food Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Augusta Armory, 170 Western Ave. 946-7079

Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27: DURHAM, a public hunters breakfast will be held from 4:30 to 9 a.m. at the Durham Masonic Hall, Rt. 136. $5 415-2658

Oct. 30: GRAY, a Halloween Party with Big Top Vertigo, will be held at the Loose Moose Saloon, 61 Portland Road. 657-7171

Oct. 30: HALLOWELL, the Spooktacular Read-a-Thon will be held at 7 p.m. at the Higher Grounds, 119 Water St. 622-3374

Oct. 30: LEWISTON, the Annual Harvest Festival will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at New Life Community Center, 134 College St. 782-1112

Oct. 30: LISBON, the Lisbon Community School Halloween Carnival will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 33 Mill St. 353-4387

Oct. 30: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Treat Memorial Library’s 50th anniversary celebration will beheld at 9 a.m. at 56 Main St.

Oct. 30: MONMOUTH, a hunter’s and early riser breakfast will be held from 4:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Cottrell Elementary School. $5 933-2589

Oct. 30: PORTLAND, R.A. Salvatore, author of “The Two Swords,” will sign copies of his book at 7 p.m. at Waldenbooks, 323 Maine Mall. 772-8166

Oct. 30: RANGELEY, a Haunted House will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Wilhelm Reich Museum. $3 864-3443

Oct. 30: RUMFORD, a hunters breakfast will beheld from 4:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge dining room, Exchange Street. $5

Oct. 30: RUMFORD, a Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rumford Elementary School, Lincoln Avenue.

Oct. 30: WEST PARIS, a hunters and family breakfast will be held from 5 to 8:30 a.m. at the West Paris Historical Society complex. $5/$3 674-2507

Oct. 30: WINTHROP, authors Noreen Doyle of Gardiner and Karen Jordan Allen of Hallowell will present a reading at noon at Apple Valley Books, 121 Main St. 622-3868

Oct. 31: BATH, Halloween Tales and Wooo Stories will be featured at 6:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $1 442-8455

Oct. 31: DIXFIELD, a Halloween walk will be held starting at the corner of Main and Weld Streets to Dirigo High School. 562-9214

Oct. 31: OWLS HEAD, the Great Fall Auction will beheld from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. 594-4418

Oct. 31: PHILLIPS, the Annual Halloween ATV Hayrides will be held at 1 p.m. in Phillips.

Oct. 31: PORTLAND, a Fiesta Dia de los Muertos, celebrating the Day of the Dead, will be held at 2 p.m. at Center for Cultural Exchange, One Longfellow Square. $10/$13 761-0591
Theater
Oct. 29, 30: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will perform “Man of La Mancha,” at 8 p.m. at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. $15/$13 783-0958

Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13: GORHAM, Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts will perform “The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf,” Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the center, 19 State St. $5 839-3267

Oct. 29, 30: POLAND, the Poland Regional High School Players will perform “Fools,” at 7 p.m. at the high school. $5/$4 998-5400

Oct. 29-Nov. 15: PORTLAND, the “Moonlight Serenade” interactive musical cabaret will be held at 7:30 p.m. at The Stadium, 504 Congress St. $15 253-8068

Oct. 29-Nov. 18: PORTLAND, Interactive Comedy Theatre will present a murder mystery series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Stadium Restaurant and Bar, 504 Congress St. $15 253-8068

Oct. 29-31: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “Cloud 9,” at 25A Forest Ave. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 5 and 7 p.m. $32/$16 730-2389

Oct. 29, 30: PORTLAND, “The Price,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, 76 Congress St. $15/$12 775-5568

Oct. 29-Nov. 21: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Almost, Maine,” at 25A Forest Ave. Show times are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $32/$16 774-0465

Oct. 30, 31: FARMINGTON, the Sandy River Players will perform “An Evening of Vaudeville,” at 7 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. Donations
Films
Oct. 29: BRUNSWICK, “M.C. Richards – the Fire Within,” will be shown at Eveningstar Cinema at the Tontine Mall. 729-5486

Oct. 30: BRUNSWICK, “I Hate You,” will be shown at Eveningstar Cinema at the Tontine Mall. 729-5486

Oct. 30, Nov. 3: BRUNSWICK, “Passing Through People” and “Spaceman Dan’s 243rd Flight,” will be shown at Eveningstar Cinema at the Tontine Mall. 729-5486

Oct. 31: BRUNSWICK, “My First Film Noir,” will be shown at Eveningstar Cinema at the Tontine Mall. 729-5486
Lectures
Oct. 29: BAR HARBOR, Tibetan nun, Ngawang Sangdrol will speak about her experiences as a nun in a Tibetan prison at 7 p.m. at the College of the Atlantic Gates Center. 288-5015

Oct. 29: PORTLAND, a talk on “What Makes a Good Painting,” will be held at 7 p.m. at the Pennacook Art Center, 82 Congress St. Free

Oct. 29: RUMFORD, a talk on “What Makes a Good Painting,” will be held at 7 p.m. at Pennacook Art Center, 82 Congress St.
Suppers
Oct. 30: AUBURN, a baked bean supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Odd Fellows Home, 85 Caron Lane. $4/$2.50 786-4616

Oct. 30: AUBURN, a turkey supper will beheld from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Parish Center, 8 Sacred Heart Place. $6/$3 784-0675

Oct. 30: HEBRON, a take-out lasagna supper will be held at the Hebron Community Baptist Church. $15 966-2694

Oct. 30: JAY, a benefit baked bean supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the AMVETS Hall. 897-4345

Oct. 30: LISBON FALLS, a baked bean supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, Oak Street. $5 353-4766

Oct. 30: LIVERMORE FALLS, a baked bean and ham supper will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 6 Wheeler St. 897-2301

Oct. 30: RUMFORD, a chicken pie supper will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. $6.50/$3

Oct. 30: SABATTUS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, 14 Wales Road. $6/$2.50 375-6214

Oct. 30: SABATTUS, a roast pork supper iwll be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Island Road. $5/$2

Oct. 30: WILTON, a benefit casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Main Street. Donations

Oct. 30: WINTHROP, a harvest ham supper will beheld from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Winthrop Congregational Church, 10 Bowdoin St. $6.50/$3


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