March 5: BRUNSWICK, West African drummers will perform with the Bowdoin World Music Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 671-8501

March 5: BRUNSWICK, Alix Olsen, with special guest Ellis, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Bowdoin College Jack Magee Pub. Free 725-3375

March 5, 6: FARMINGTON, a Benefit Gala Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at UMF Merrill Hall. $8/$6 778-7072

March 5, 6: LEWISTON, World Music Weekend, with music from the Caribbean, Indonesian and African traditions will be held at at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Free 786-6135

March 5: PORTLAND, Deborah Voight, soprano and Brian Zeger, pianist, will perform at 8 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $36/$53 842-0800

March 6: AUBURN, the Delta Heart Choir will present a Lenten Cantata at 6 p.m. at Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. 345-3040

March 6: AUBURN, blues harmonica master and songwriter, James Montgomery, will perform at 7 p.m. at Midnight Blues Club and Restaurant, 34 Court St. $15 783-9600

March 6: BRUNSWICK, the First Parish Senior Choir will perform at 3 p.m. at First Parish Church, 9 Cleaveland St. $17.50/$12.50 729-7331

March 6: LEWISTON, Benjamin Peck will present his senior thesis performance at 3 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

March 6: ORONO, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. at Maine Center for the Arts. $13/$38 942-5555
Dance
March 5, 12, 19: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

March 5, 12, 19: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

March 6, 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Rt. 25. 839-3267

March 6: LEWISTON, Clary Hill will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8/$7 784-3660
Kids
March 5: BRUNSWICK, elementary and middle school students will perform “Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like,” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Theater Project, 14 School St. $6 729-8584

March 5: NEWRY, Gary Rosen, Teddy Bear’s Picnic Troubadour, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Sunday River Ski Resort at the Grand Summit Resort Hotel and children are encouraged to bring their own bears. $8/$4 824-3575
Special
March 5: AUBURN, Festival d’Art will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. at Great Falls School, Academy Street. Free 777-6592

March 5: BUCKFIELD, the Early Evening Show with Mike Miclon will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Rt. 117. $10/$6 336-3306

March 5: FARMINGTON, a Casino Games Night will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346

March 5: FARMINGTON, a Community Wellness Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of Maine in Farmington. Free

March 5: GARDINER, Michael Cooper will perform “Masked Marvels and Wondertales,” at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $12.50/$10 582-7144

March 5: GREENE, a homemade beef stew or chicken noodle soup luncheon will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Greene Central School. $4.50 946-5750

March 5: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater presents “That’s Italian,” an Italian dinner and cabaret, at 5:30 p.m. at Maple Hill Farm Bed and Breakfast. $25 441-1267

March 5: LEWISTON, the Androscoggin Labor Folk Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at L-A College, 51 Westminster St. 753-6574

March 5: LISBON FALLS, comedian Bob Marley will perform at 6 p.m. at Lisbon High School. $15 353-9850

March 5: NEW GLOUCESTER, a chicken pie sale will be held at Sabbathday Lake Grange Hall, old Rt. 26. $12/$7 657-4612

March 5: PORTLAND, the Maine-i-Acts, the Children’s Theatre of Maine improvisational comedy troupe, will perform at 1 p.m. at the Comedy Collection, 6 Custom House Wharf. 878-2774

March 5: RANGELEY, the Winter Carnival will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wilhelm Reich Museum in the Conference Center, Dodge Pond Road. 864-3443

March 5: ROXBURY, the Relay for Life Annual Family Ice Fishing Derby will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ellis Pond. 364-8358

March 5: SOUTH PARIS, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 1 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School cafeteria. 539-2517

March 6: BRIDGTON, the Third Annual Charity Ski Race for Hear Me Now,” will be held at 1 p.m. at Shawnee Peak. 688-4544

March 6: MANCHESTER, the Manchester Grange Antique Show 2005 will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Manchester Grange Hall, Rt. 202. $1.50 623-3436
Theater
March 5-20: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will perform “Meshuggah-Nuns,” at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $15/$13 783-0958

March 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19: BATH, the Youth Theater of the Chocolate Church Arts Center will perform “The Music Man,” at 798 Washington St. Show times are Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. $15/$9 442-8455

March 5: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College Department of Theater will perform “800 Words: The Transmigration of Philip K. Dick,” at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Free 725-3375

March 5-13: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “A Man of No Importance,” 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

March 5, 6: PORTLAND, Lyric Music Theater will perform “Brigadoon,” at 176 Sawyer St. Show times are Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $17/$15 799-1421

March 5-13: PORTLAND, the Children’s Theatre of Maine will perform “Charlotte’s Web,” at 317 Marginal Way. Show times are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $9/$7 828-0617

March 5, 6: PORTLAND, A Company of Girls will perform “The Little Prince,” at 10 Mayo St. Show times are Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $5 874-2107

March 5-20: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Yemaya’s Belly,” at 25A Forest Ave. Show times are Tuesday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $32/$16 774-0465

March 5, 10, 11, 12: PORTLAND, Lucid Stage Productions will hold auditions for “Macbeth,” on March 5 from 1 to 5 p.m., March 10 and 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. and March 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Bakery Studios, 61 Pleasant St. By appointment only. 415-3074
Films
March 6: PORTLAND, “Invisible,” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Portland Museum of Art Auditorium, Seven Congress Square. 775-6148
Suppers
March 5: BETHEL, a baked bean supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Bethel United Methodist Church. $6/$2.50

March 5: CASCO, a baked bean supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Crescent Lake Community Hall, Rt. 11. $6/$3 647-5705

March 5: DANVILLE, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the Danville Grange Hall. $6/$3 782-4150

March 5: GRAY, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 15 Lewiston Road. $5.50/$2.50 657-2661

March 5: JAY, a benefit baked bean supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church Hall. 897-4818

March 5: MECHANIC FALLS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. $6/$3

March 5: NEW SHARON, a take out bean supper will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the New Sharon Congregational United Church of Christ, Cape Cod Hill Road. $12 778-3812

March 5: POWNAL, a spaghetti supper and auction will be held at 5 p.m. at North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road. $5/$2.50 829-5470

March 5: SABATTUS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Parish Hall. $6/$3 375-4057

March 5: WILTON, a benefit baked bean supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at First Apostolic Church, Rts. 2 and 4. $5/$3


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