Nov. 12: AUBURN, the Auburn Public Library Centennial Benefit Concert will be held at 8 p.m. at the High Street Congregational Church. $10 782-3191

Nov. 12: BATH, Jonathan Edwards will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $18/$22 442-8455

Nov. 12: BRUNSWICK, the band Virginia Coalition will perform at 9 p.m. at Bowdoin College Morrell Lounge. Free 725-3375

Nov. 12: GRAY, Tab Benoit will perform Cajun, zydeco and roots with blues at the Loose Moose Saloon, 61 Portland Road. $12/$16 657-7171

Nov. 12: LEWISTON, the Bates College Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Free 786-6135

Nov. 12: PORTLAND, Teton Gravity Research presents Soul Purpose at 7:30 p.m. at State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $10 775-3331

Nov. 13: BRUNSWICK, vocalist Tracey MacLean will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 15 Pleasant St. $14/$10 721-0958

Nov. 13: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin Chorus will perform at 3 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Free 725-3747

Nov. 13: BRUNSWICK, the Meddiebempers, Bowdoin College all-male a cappella group, will perform at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3375

Nov. 13: FARMINGTON, Hardrut will perform at 9 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

Nov. 13: FARMINGTON, a celebration of Scottish song and dance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. $6/$3 778-4770

Nov. 13, 14: FARMINGTON, Hall of Famers and other musicians will perform from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Wal-Mart.

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, the Mike and Greg Family Show, with nationally recognized storyteller, Michael Parent and nationally known fiddler, Greg Boardman, will be held at 2 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, Cedar Street. $8/$5 783-1585

Nov. 13: OXFORD, the Christian band Josiah’s Creed will perform rock, pop and contemporary worship music at 6 p.m. at Hosanna Church, 129 School House Road. Donations

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, moe. will perform at 8 p.m. at State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $22.50/$25 775-3331

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, Eyedea and Abilities, with Illogic and Los Nativos, will perform at 9:30 p.m. at The Big Easy, 55 Market St. $10 871-8817

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, Nathan Kolosko will perform guitar music of Spain and South America at 7:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, 156 High St. 879-0071

Nov. 13, 14: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Pops will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $15/$53 773-6128

Nov. 14: AUBURN, Smokin Joe Kuebec will perform at 7 p.m. at Midnight Blues, Court Street. $10 783-9600

Nov. 14: BUCKFIELD, singer, songwriter and comic Christine Lavin will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117 $22 336-3306

Nov. 14: LITCHFIELD, the Galiettas will perform at 6 p.m. at Litchfield Community Christian Church. Free 268-4676

Nov. 14: SALEM, the A and E Hill Band will perform bluegrass and old time music at 2 p.m. at the Salem Community Building. 678-2874
Dance


Nov. 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27: AUGUSTA, a dance party will be held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Club Liquid, 349 Water St. 623-2277

Nov. 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

Nov. 12: LEWISTON, a contradance, with music by Wake the Neighbors, will be held at 8 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. $7/$5 786-6135

Nov. 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

Nov. 12, 19, 26: PORTLAND, Friday Night Latin Dance Party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $5 773-0002

Nov. 13, 20, 27: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

Nov. 13: FARMINGTON, a contradance will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Farmington Grange Hall. $5

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, the Countryside Dancers will hold a dance at 7:30 p.m. at C and J Hall, 711 Webster St.

Nov. 13, 27: LOCKE MILLS, an old fashioned dance, with music by the Richard Felt Orchestra, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Locke Mills Town Hall. 674-2259

Nov. 13: NORTH YARMOUTH, Catharsis will play at a contradance at 8:30 p.m. at at the Wescustogo Hall, Rt. 115. $8/$6 712-2837

Nov. 13, 20, 27: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

Nov. 13: WILTON, a square dance will be held at 7 p.m. at Cushing School.

Nov. 14: LEWISTON, Bushwhack will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at C & J Hall, 711 Webster St. $8/$7 784-3660
Kids


Nov. 12: PORTLAND, wildlife rehabilitator, David Sparks, will present a program on Maine animal friends at 11 a.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Nov. 12: PORTLAND, a Hindu Festival of Lights will beheld at 3:30 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, Roger Richmond will present a program on some of the world’s smallest creatures and plants at 1 and 2 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Special

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: HALLOWELL, an evening with Philip Fried, poet and editor of the Manhattan Review, and Maine poet Laureate Baron Wormser, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Harlow Gallery, Water Street. 685-3636

Nov. 12, 13: LISBON, a yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Lisbon Elementary School, Gartley Road. 353-4132

Nov. 12, 19, 26: 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. 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: AUBURN, a Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Auburn Middle School, Court Street. 782-0300

Nov. 13: AUBURN, a Holiday Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Church Hall, corner of Minot Avenue and Western Avenue. 345-3311

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: BETHEL, a Family Run Run/Walk will be held at 10 a.m. at Crescent Park Elementary School. 824-3459

Nov. 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

Nov. 13: FARMINGTON, the monthly community ham luncheon will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the Old South Congregational Church. Free

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, 15: GARDINER, a semi-annual book sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday at the Gardiner Public Library, 152 Water St. 582-3312

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: INDUSTRY, a Christmas Bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Industry Town Hall. 696-1064

Nov. 13: JAY, a Food and Craft Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at North Jay Methodist Parish House.

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. Free 786-6135

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, the Annual Christmas Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s School, Main Street.

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, a Fall Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at New Life Community Center, 134 College St. 782-1112

Nov. 13: LISBON FALLS, a hunter’s breakfast will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Masonic Hall, Oak Street. $4

Nov. 13: LIVERMORE FALLS, a food and craft sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church, Church Street.

Nov. 13: MECHANIC FALLS, the Annual Lamplighter Holiday Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Elm Street. 998-2580

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: PHILLIPS, a hunters’ breakfast will be held from 4:30 to 9 a.m. at the Phillips School. $5/$3

Nov. 13: POLAND, the Annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Poland Community School, Rt. 26. 998-2511

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, an Old Fashioned Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Ansgar Evangelical Lutheran Church, 515 Woodford St. 774-8740

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, a Harvest Fair will be held at 9 a.m. at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. 797-2487

Nov. 13: SACO, the Annual Holiday Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 60 School St. 284-1246

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

Nov. 13: TEMPLE, a Craft Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Temple Town Hall.

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. 13: WINTHROP, the Annual Christmas Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Francis Parish Hall, Lake Street. 377-3488

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

Nov. 14: NEW SHARON, a baked ham dinner will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the New Sharon Methodist Church annex. $6.50/$4

Nov. 14: PORTLAND, the Annual Christmas Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Manor, 1133 Washington Ave. 797-0600
Theater


Nov. 12-14: BANGOR, Penobscot Theatre Company will perform “The Crucible,” at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Show times are Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$25 942-3333

Nov. 12-28: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “The Underpants,” at 14 School St. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $15 729-8584

Nov. 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

Nov. 12-14: GORHAM, the USM Department of Theatre will perform “Six Characters in Search of an Author,” at USM Russell Hall. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. 780-5151

Nov. 12, 13, 18-20: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will perform “The Manchurian Candidate,” at Hallowell City Hall. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. $8/$6 626-3698

Nov. 12, 13, 14: LEWISTON, “The House of Blue Leaves,” will be performed at bates College Gannett Theater. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $6/$3 786-6161

Nov. 12: PORTLAND, the Wabanaki Transformers’ Theatre will perform “”Passamaquoddy Creation Story: Bringing Myths Into Being,” at 7:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel.

Nov. 12-21: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “Lost in Yonkers,” at 420 Cottage Road. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $16/$19 799-7337

Nov. 12-15: PORTLAND, the “Moonlight Serenade” interactive musical cabaret will be held at 7:30 p.m. at The Stadium, 504 Congress St. $15 253-8068

Nov. 12-18: 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

Nov. 12-21: 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

Nov. 12-Dec. 18: PORTLAND, “Debbie Does Dallas,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at The Stadium, 504 Congress St. $15 253-8068

Nov. 12-28: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Barrymore,” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Show times are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $18/$10 885-5883

Nov. 12, 13: WATERVILLE, Aqua City Actor’s Theatre will perform “Coyote on a Fence,” at 8 p.m. at the Waterville Opera House Studio Theater, 93 Main St. 580-6783

Nov. 12, 13: WATERVILLE, the Colby College Department of Theater will perform “The Tempest,” at 7:30 p.m. at Colby College Strider Theater. 872-3358

Nov. 12, 13: WINTHROP, the Winthrop Performing Arts Center will perform “Seussical,” at Winthrop High School. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. $9/$7 377-2228

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, “The Abduction of Sinta,” will be performed at Bates College. 786-6330

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, Lyric Music Theater will present “Murder on the S.S. Lyric,” a fund-raiser, at 6:30 p.m. at Keeley the Katerer, 178 Warren Ave. $39 772-1505

Nov. 14: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College Department of Theater will perform “The Abduction of Sinta,” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3375

Films

Nov. 12: BRUNSWICK, “Incognito: Total Telemark IV,” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 751-9319

Nov. 12: BRUNSWICK, “The Legend of Rita,” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Smith Auditorium. Free 725-3357

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, “Cookies Shorts,” a short film festival, will be held at 1 p.m. at the UNE Westbrook College Campus, Stevens Avenue. Free 797-7688

Lectures

Nov. 12: BETHEL, Caro Poirier, holistic psychotherapist, will speak on “The Spirit of Self Healing,” at 7 p.m. at Crescent Park Elementary School. Free

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, Vera Francis and Gail Dana will speak about their work on native language reclamation at 9 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in South Portland. 780-5394

Nov. 14: ROCKPORT, photographer Michael Alpert will speak at 2 p.m. at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. $3 236-2875

Suppers

Nov. 12: LISBON, a roast turkey supper will be held at the Post 158 Hall, 10 Webster St. $5/$2.50 353-9570

Nov. 13: FARMINGTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Nov. 13: GREENE, a spaghetti supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Androscoggin Grange Hall, Main Street. 946-7419

Nov. 13: HARRISON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 35. $6/$3 583-4713

Nov. 13: HEBRON, a harvest ham supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Hebron Community Baptist Church. 966-2480

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, a Greek supper will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 155 Hogan Road. $8/$4 783-6795

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, a turkey supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Holy Family Church Hall, Sabattus Street. 783-0038

Nov. 13: LEWISTON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:45 to 6 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 59 Sabattus St. $6/$3

Nov. 13: LISBON, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Rt. 196. $5/$2.50 353-2152

Nov. 13: LISBON FALLS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, 67 Frost Hill Ave. $6/$4 353-5636

Nov. 13: PORTLAND, a benefit roast beef buffet will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. $7.50/$4.50

Nov. 13, 27: SABATTUS, a baked bean and casserole supper, followed by a dance, will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, 14 Wales Road. 375-9008

Nov. 13: SALEM, a hunter’s baked bean supper and Christmas gift auction will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Salem Community Building.

Nov. 13: SOUTH PARIS, a harvest supper and holiday auction will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the South Paris Legion Hall. $6/$3 743-5723

Nov. 13: SOUTH PARIS, a benefit spaghetti and meatball supper will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall. $6/$3.50

Nov. 13: VIENNA, a hunters baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Fire Department. $6/$4 293-9308

Nov. 14: LOCKE MILLS, a potluck supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the Locke Mills Union Church. 674-2259

Nov. 14: NORTH WATERFORD, a benefit harvest ham supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the North Waterford Congregational Church. $6/$3 674-2941


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