June 25: AUBURN, the Leah Wolfsong Band and the Tripjacks will perform a summer solstice concert for peace at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 159 Pleasant St. $10/$8 1-877-833-1372

June 25: BRUNSWICK, R.B. Hall Day, a celebration of community bands and the music they play, will be held all day starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Brunswick Town Mall. 841-3002

June 25: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin International Music Festival will be held at the Bowdoin College campus. 373-1444

June 25: DIXFIELD, country picken’ jam and songwriters night will be held at 6 p.m. at Countryfolk Music Theatre, Route 2. 645-4752

June 25: LISBON FALLS, the Chapel Chix and Chap will perform gospel and “old time” classics at a benefit concert at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 496 Lisbon Road. 784-4345

June 25: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, the Pier-A-Palooza Music Festival will be held on the pier. 934-3595

June 25: PORTLAND, Reel Big Fish, with special guests El Pus and Punchline, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $18.50/$20.50 775-3331

June 25: PORTLAND, young piano artists will perform at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, corner of Congress Street and Stevens Avenue. $12/$15 775-3356

June 25: RUMFORD, Riot Act will perform at The Shak, 12 Oxford Ave. $5 364-4649

June 25: SEARSPORT, John Tercyak will perform on the fiddler and guitar with vocals at the Hobby Horse Antiques and Flea Market. 547-2981

June 25: TURNER, the Joyful Melodies will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church, 20 N. Main St. 225-2237

June 26: ANDOVER, Fishers of Men will perform a gospel concert at 3 p.m. at the Andover Gazebo. 364-4610

June 26: AUBURN, Toni Lynn Washington will perform at 7 p.m. at Midnight Blues Club and Restaurant, 34 Court St. $15 783-9600

June 26: GILFORD, N.H., Switchfoot and Howie Day will perform at 7 p.m. at the Meadowbrook Musical Arts Center. $22.50/$27.50 603-293-4700

June 26: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Augusta Unitarian-Universalist Choir will perform at 2:30 p.m. at the Universalist Meetinghouse, 1131 Intervale Road, Route 231. Donations

June 26: WATERVILLE, the Boneheads will perform at 2 p.m. at the Colby College Museum of ARoute 872-3228

July 2: KINGFIELD, Native Oak will perform at 6 p.m. at the Kennedy Farm, Route 142. 942-5555
Dance
June 25: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

June 25: JAY, the Roy Hudson Band will play at a dinner/dance at 6 p.m. for dinner and 8 p.m. for dancing at the VFW Hall, Jewell Street. $10 897-2911

June 25: 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

June 25: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

June 26: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

June 26: LEWISTON, Steve and Good Old Boys 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
June 25: BRUNSWICK, the Spindleworks/Theater Project will perform “Checking Out Maine Street,” for ages kindergarten through 12, at the theater project, 14 School St. 729-8584

June 25: TURNER, Central Maine Children’s Theater Project presents “Honk! Jr.,” at 7 p.m. at Leavitt Area High School Auditorium, Lower Street. $3

June 26: NAPLES, the “Noah’s Ark Kids Cruise,” for ages 5 through 10, will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on board the River Queen II. $7/$12 743-6982
Special
June 25: AUGUSTA, the Whatever Family Festival, with softball tournament, music, races, dancing, fireworks, parades and more, will be held in the greater Augusta area. 623-4559

June 25: AUGUSTA, the Central Maine Kennel Club AKC Conformation Point Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Augusta Civic Center. $3/$2 622-1074

June 25: BETHEL, the Annual Auction and Yard Sale will be held at 8 a.m. at Telstar Middle/High School. 824-6276

June 25: BETHEL, the 16th Biennial Quilt Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Middle Intervale Meeting House, Intervale Road. $4 743-6468

June 25: BROOKLIN, the Second Annual Downeast Properties Music and Arts Festival will be held on the grounds of the Lookout Inn. $45/$15 359-2127

June 25: COLEBROOK, N.H., the New Hampshire 29th Annual Blessing of the Motorcycles and Eighth Annual Great North Woods Ride In will be held. 603-539-4151

June 25: FALMOUTH, the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s 11th ShowHouse will be held at St. Mary’s Rectory. $15/$20 773-6128

June 25: FARMINGTON, the Tenth Annual Maine Antique Tractor Club Festival will be held at the Farmington Fairgrounds. $4/$2 892-0299

June 25: FREEPORT, the Paddlesports Festival, L.L. Bean’s 24th Annual summer paddling event, with demonstrations, seminars and activities for the whole family will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at L.L. Bean. 888-552-3261

June 25: JAY, the Fourth Annual John Newcomb Scholarship Run will be held at 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall on Jewell Street. 897-2911

June 25: LEWISTON, Stephanie Doyon, author of “The Greatest Man in Cedar Hole,” will sign copies of her book at 11 a.m. at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. 783-2273

June 25: LIVERMORE, the 30th Heritage Days Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $5/$3 897-4366

June 25: LOVELL, a Variety Show will be held at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall. $5/$2

June 25: MECHANIC FALLS, the 24th Annual Pottle Hill Road Race will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the town square. 753-1457

June 25: MEXICO, the Poker Run at Park’n’Ride by the River Valley Riders ATV Club will be held on Poplar Hill Road. $5

June 25: POLAND SPRING, a Strawberry Festival will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:3 p.m. on the lawn at the Poland Spring Inn. $7.50 782-1077

June 25: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam” will be held with Tammy Pooler, Korte Yeo and Ellen Moschetto at 7:30 p.m. at the Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 774-9595

June 25: PORTLAND, a book launching party for the new Down East Books publication, “A Seat on the Shore: Quietly Admiring the Maine Coast,” by photographer Nance Trueworthy,” will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Portland Harbor Museum. 799-6337

June 25: PORTLAND, the Secret Gardens of Portland, a self-guided tour of 12 of the best private gardens in Portland, will be held from 10 am. to 3:30 p.m. 773-0202

June 25: PORTLAND, the Greek Heritage Festival with Greek cuisine, live music, traditional dancing and more, will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Pleasant and Park Streets. 774-0281

June 25: SACO, the 35th Annual Sidewalk Art Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Saco on Main Street. 286-3456

June 25: STONINGTON, Tim Collins will present the one-man show “Power Play,” at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $15/$10 367-2788

June 25: SUMNER, a lawn and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sumner Fire Station, Route 219. 388-2981

June 25: WALDOBORO, the Annual “Weave-In,” an outdoor fair with the ancient art of tapestry, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Old Point Comfort Gallery, Pitcher Road. 832-9133

June 25: WATERFORD, Bloomsday will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at David Neufeld’s gardens, Route 35. 583-4754

June 25: WINTHROP, a public breakfast will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Winthrop Grange Hall, Old Lewiston Road. $5/$2.50 622-0405

June 26: BRIDGTON, Brian Woodsum will host an Open Mic Night every Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cafe DeCarlo, Main Street. Free 647-4596

June 26: CANTON, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 1 p.m. at the Canton Community Building. 388-2267

June 26: OXFORD, the 24th Annual VIP Show Shine and Drag, New England’s biggest one-day auto show, will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oxford Plains Speedway. $2 784-5423
Theater
June 25: ARUNDEL, “Sisters of Swing: The Andrews Sisters Story,” will be performed at 8 p.m. at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. $29/$19 985-5552

June 25: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will perform “Swing,” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. $46/$26 725-8769

June 25: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project and Spindleworks will perform “Maine Street and Beyond,” at 7 p.m. at the theater, 14 School St. $8 729-8584

June 25: MONMOUTH, the Theater at Monmouth will perform “Lorne Elliot’s Culture Shock,” at 7:30 p.m. at Cumston Hall. 933-9999

June 25: PARIS, the Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association will perform “The Music Man,” at Paris Hill Academy. Show times are Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$8 743-7197

June 25: RUMFORD, the RAAPA will perform the dinner/theater production of “Mr. Snoop is Murdered,” with the doors opening at 5 p.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday at Park Place, 867 Route 120. $27.50 369-9422

June 25: SKOWHEGAN, “Something’s Afoot,” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Lakewood Theater. 474-7176

June 26: AUGUSTA, PORTopera’s Maine Emerging Artists will perform the one-act opera “Dr. Miracle,” at 2 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium. $10/$5 621-3551

June 26: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will hold auditions for “Dinner With Friends,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday and 6 p.m. on Monday at Hallowell City Hall Auditorium, 1 Winthrop St. 622-0567

June 26: PORTLAND, Lyric Music Theater will hold auditions for “Fiddler on the Roof,” at 6 p.m. at the theater, 176 Sawyer St. 899-1417

June 26: SOUTH PARIS, the Lifeline Players from Cedarville University will perform a dramatic presentation at 6 p.m. at the South Paris Baptist Church.
Lectures
June 26: BUCKFIELD, a talk on “Herbs for Pleasure and Use,” will be held at 2 p.m. at Hedgehog Hill Farm. 388-2341
Suppers
June 25: AUBURN, a benefit spaghetti supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the High Street Congregational Church, 106 Pleasant St. $5/$3

June 25: BOWDOIN, a strawberry festival supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the West Bowdoin Parish Hall. $5.50/$2.75 353-2446

June 25: CANTON, a community meatloaf supper will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Canton Community Church, Dome Church, Route 140. $5/$3 597-3035

June 25: GRAY, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Route 115. $6/$2 657-4279

June 25: GREENE, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall. $5/$2.50 946-5331

June 25: INDUSTRY, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Industry Town Hall. $5/$2.50 779-1108

June 25: LEWISTON, a Greek supper will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 155 Hogan Road. $8/$4 783-6795

June 25: LISBON FALLS, a baked bean and ham supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lisbon Methodist Church, School Street. $6/$2 353-8951

June 25: NEW GLOUCESTER, a benefit chicken supper will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Sabbathday Lake Grange Hall, old Route 26.

June 25: SABATTUS, a baked bean and casserole supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $6/$2.50 375-9008


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