May 18-20: LEWISTON, an Inauguration Celebration for the Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, with concerts, open house, lectures, and the official inauguration liturgy at 5 p.m. on Sunday, will be held. 777-1200

May 18: OXFORD, author Monica Wood will present a reading and sign copies of her book at Books-N-Things. 743-7197

May 18: PORTLAND, Monica Wood, author of “Any Bitter Thing,” will speak at noon at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1700
May 19: BATH, Trent Austin, trumpet and Tom Snow, piano, will perform at 5:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. 442-8455

May 19, 20: GREENE, the Swingtime Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday and 2 and 7 p.m. on Friday at the Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

May 19-June 3: MONMOUTH, the Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Odyssey,” at Cumston Hall. $4.50 933-9999

May 19, 20: NORWAY, the annual plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday at the Progress Center, 35 Cottage St. 743-8049

May 19-21: PORTLAND, the All State Music Festival will be held at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. 780-5555

May 19-22: PORTLAND, Smokey’s Greater Shows will be featured Thursday-Friday, 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the festival parking lot at the Maine Mall.

May 19: RUMFORD, Monica Wood will speak about her latest novel, “Any Bitter Thing,” at 7 p.m. at Rumford Public Library. 364-3661

May 19-28: SKOWHEGAN, Lakewood Theater will perform “The Amorous Ambassador,” at the theater. Show times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. , May 22 at 4 p.m. and May 25 at 2 p.m. 474-7176

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