Today

Feb. 3: AUBURN, Ed Rice, writer and teacher, will speak about the early history of baseball’s major leagues at 6:30 p.m. at the Book Burrow and Cafe, 1-B Great Falls Plaza. 782-3191

Feb. 3: AUGUSTA, Edwin A. Churchill, chief curator at the Maine State Museum, will speak about the many different types of equipment and the recipes used in making butter at home at 7 p.m. at the Maine State Museum. Free 287-2301

Feb. 3: DAMARISCOTTA, David Smith, visiting professor of philosophy at the University of New England in Biddeford, will speak on “Breakfast of Champions,” at 8 a.m. at the Skidompha Library, 284 Main St. $5 563-1507

Feb. 3, 10: PORTLAND, salsa and swing dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Feb. 3: PORTLAND, Carol Elowe will perform on the piano at 12:15 p.m. at First Parish Church, 425 Congress St. Free 773-5747

Tomorrow

Feb. 4: AUBURN, the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society will sponsor its Fifth Annual Wine Tasting event from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn – Auburn River Watch. $25 786-4713

Feb. 4, 5, 6: AUGUSTA, the 17th Annual Maine Manufactured Housing Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. The hours are Friday, noon to 7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 865-1196

Feb. 4, 5: BUCKFIELD, the Second Annual Odd Fest, featuring musicians, magicians, jugglers and variety artists from all over the country, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117. $12 336-3306

Feb. 4: GEORGETOWN, the Kevin Gilmore Band will perform country/rock at 8 p.m. at the Robinhood Free Meetinghouse, 210 Robinhood Road. 371-2188

Feb. 4: GORHAM, the Halcyon Trio will perform at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $15/$10 780-5555

Feb. 4: LEWISTON, Joanna Pecore will perform on the Japanese zither at 4:10 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge. 786-6195

Feb. 4: LEWISTON, singer/songwriter Brad Corrigan will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Feb. 4: PORTLAND, the Eighth Annual Benefit Auction and Dinner will be held at 5 p.m. at Holiday Inn by the Bay. $75 775-5216

Feb. 4, 5, 6: PORTLAND, the 18th Annual Mad Hatters Tea Party will be held at the Merry Manor Inn, 700 Main St. 934-4090

Feb. 4, 11: PORTLAND, a benefit haddock chowder, lobster roll or ham salad luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave.$6/$3.75 883-3568

Feb. 4: PORTLAND, the Portland Chamber Music Festival spring concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the University of New England Ludcke Auditorium, 716 Stevens Ave. $10 1-800-320-0257

Feb. 4, 5: TURNER, the Maine Music Educators Association District II Instrumental Honors Music Festival will be held at Leavitt Area High School.$5 225-4115

Feb. 4: WALDOBORO, “Casablanca,” will be shown at 8 p.m. at Waldo Theatre, 916 Main St. 832-6060



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