Nov. 3: LISBON FALLS, an Open Mic and Showcase will be held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Lisbon Teen Center Coffee House, 32 Main St. 784-2338

Nov. 3: PORTLAND, the Maine Family Jewish Book Fair will be held Wednesday and Thursday from 8 to 11 a.m. and 2:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, 8 to 11 a.m. and 2:30 to 3 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Temple Beth El. 774-2649

Nov. 5-6: BUCKFIELD, “The Early Evening Show with Mike Miclon,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Odd Fellow Theater, Rt. 117. $10/$6 336-3306

Nov. 5: FARMINGTON, the Lawn Chair Pirates, comedy group, will perform at 9 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

Nov. 5-6: LEWISTON, the “Sleigh Bell Ring” Christmas Fair will be held Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, corner of Walnut and Blake Streets. 782-1444

Nov. 5: 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

Nov. 5-6: SABATTUS, the Annual Holiday Fair will be held Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, High Street. 375-6951

Nov. 6: AUGUSTA, the Eighth Annual Maine State Museum Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Atrium of the Maine State Museum. 338-1108

Nov. 6: BRUNSWICK, a benefit Holiday Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brunswick High School, Maquoit Road. Free 725-0435

Nov. 6: FARMINGTON, the UMF Fall Arts and Crafts Fair will be held at 9 a.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7344

Nov. 6: FARMINGTON, a Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Farmington Elks Lodge. 645-4314

Nov. 6: GARDINER, Michael Lane Trautman will perform physical comedy at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $12.50/$10 582-7144

Nov. 6: JAY, a Food, Craft and Christmas Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Jay Grange Hall.

Nov. 6: LEWISTON, the Ladies of St. Ann Sodality will hold their annual Holiday Fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Church Hall, Sabattus Street. 783-3565

Nov. 6: LEWISTON, the 18th Annual Christmas in New England Craft Show and Food Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. 946-7079

Nov. 6: MEXICO, the Annual Christmas Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mexico Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 163 Main St. 364-8603

Nov. 6: MINOT, a hunter’s breakfast will be held from 5 to 9 a.m. at the Minot Center Grange Hall, Minot Center Hill. $5/$3 782-4319

Nov. 6: MINOT, the Annual Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Minot Corner United Methodist Church. 998-2974

Nov. 6: OXFORD, a benefit Quilt Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boxberry School, 301 Webber Brook Road. $5 743-9700

Nov. 6: PORTLAND, the 11th Annual Maine Brewer’s Festival will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Portland Exposition Building, next to Hadlock Field. $21/$25 871-1026

Nov. 6: PORTLAND, the Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Catherine McAuley High School. Free

Nov. 6: PORTLAND, the League of Maine Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of New England Gym. 646-5172

Nov. 6: SOUTH PARIS, a Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Maine Veterans Home, 477 High St. 743-5723

Nov. 6: SOUTH PARIS, a Holiday Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. 562-7556

Nov. 6: WEST BOWDOIN, a Christmas Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Bowdoin Parish Hall. 353-6533

Nov. 6: WINDHAM, a Holiday Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Windham High School, 406 Gray Road. 892-2622

Nov. 6: WISCASSET, the Wiscasset Boy Scouts will hold their Annual Craft Fair at the Wiscasset Community Center. 882-6696

Nov. 7: AUBURN, a public breakfast will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 588 Minot Ave. $3/$4 784-6883

Nov. 7: BATH, the Bath Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bath Middle School, exit onto Congress Avenue from Rt. 1. $4/$3.50 443-8983

Nov. 7: CASCO, the Maine Pigeon Association 65th Annual All Variety Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Casco Town Hall, Main Street. 645-2334

Nov. 7: FARMINGTON, a Time, Talent and Treasure community silent benefit auction will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the UMF North Dining Hall. 778-5752

Nov. 7: PORTLAND, a Total Wellness Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside ST. $4 286-1427

Nov. 10: LEWISTON, poet Cleopatra Mathis will present a reading at 8 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue. 786-6330

Nov. 11: FARMINGTON, poet Cleopatra Mathis will present a reading at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. Free 778-7425

Nov. 11: LISBON, a Veterans Day celebration will be held at noon at the VFW Hall, Rt. 196. 353-5291

Nov. 11: TURNER, the Leavitt Area High School Annual Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school. 225-3533

Nov. 12-13: BRUNSWICK, the Arts Downtown and All Around will be held in Bath, Brunswick, Richmond, Harpswell and Topsham and surrounding towns. 725-1487

Nov. 12, 13, 14: FREEPORT, St. Jude’s Church Country Christmas Fair will be held at the church, 134 Main St. The hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to noon.

Nov. 12, 13: POWNAL, a Holiday Magic Christmas Fair will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road.

Nov. 12: WINTHROP, a fish chowder luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Winthrop Congregational Church. $5 377-8639

Nov. 13, 14: AUGUSTA, the 11th Annual Christmas Craft Show and Food Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Augusta Armory, Rt. 202. $2 946-7079

Nov. 13: FREEPORT, Ed Werler author of “The Call of Katahdin,” and Mary Webber, author of “The Frugal Family Kitchen Book,” will sign copies of their book at 11 a.m. at L.L. Bean.

Nov. 13: FRYEBURG, a Holiday Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Rt. 5.

Nov. 13: GREENE, a hunters breakfast will be held from 4 to 8 a.m. at the Greene Volunteer Fire Department complex, Patton Road. $5/$3.50 946-5750

Nov. 13: GREENWOOD, the Annual Craft Fair will be held at the Greenwood Town Hall. 875-2168

Nov. 13: HARTFORD, the Ninth Annual Christmas Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hartford Town Hall, Rt. 140. 597-2036

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, the Great Harvest Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. 784-0389

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, an evening of Indonesian shadow puppetry and music featuring Joko Susilo, will be held at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Nov. 13, 14, 20, 21: MONMOUTH, a Christmas Crafts and Antiques Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Cumston Hall. 933-4177

Nov. 13, 14: N. CONWAY, N.H., the Annual Reservation Food Drive and Powwow will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Native American Cultural Center, Mountain Valley Mall. 603-539-4151

Nov. 13: SOUTH PARIS, the Sixth Annual Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Market Square Health Care Center. 743-7086

Nov. 13: WALES, a Church Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wales Youth Center, Pond Road. 375-8382

Nov. 13: WATERVILLE, the Annual Christmas Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Maronite Church, corner of Front and Appleton Streets. 872-8515

Nov. 13: WINTHROP, the annual family and hunters breakfast will be held from 5 to 9:30 a.m. at the Winthrop Congregational Church. $5/$2.50

Nov. 14: BUCKFIELD, the Annual Auction will be held at 1 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117. 597-2299

Nov. 14: GORHAM, a Drum Circle will be held at 4 p.m. at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, 19 State St. 839-3267


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