Feb. 14, 21: AUBURN, pianist Mary Murphy will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Feb. 14: BRIDGTON, Caroline Worthington and Alan Lapidus will perform a Valentine’s concert at 6 p.m. at Bridgton Public Library, corner of Main and Church streets. $10/$18 647-2389

Feb. 14: LEWISTON, Lindsey Montana will perform at Warden’s, 703 Sabattus St. 786-6822

Feb. 14: PARIS, ActV will perform ’50s and ’60s rock and pop at 6 p.m. at the Smilin’ Moose Publyk House and Tavern at Market Square. 615-8871

Feb. 14: PORTLAND, Toby Keith will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Cumberland County Civic Center. $59.75 775-3458

Feb. 14: PORTLAND, Richard Roberts will perform on the piano at 12:15 p.m. at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St. Free 775-3356

Feb. 15: AUBURN, Mark “Guitar” Miller will perform blues at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Feb. 15: BATH, David Wells, saxophone, and Neil Lamb, seven-string guitar, will perform at Solo Bistro Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

Feb. 15: BRUNSWICK, an evening of jazz, Indie rock and folk, featuring two generations of local performers, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Theater Project, 14 School St. $5 729-8584

Feb. 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, March 1: LEWISTON, live music with smooth jazz, blues and rock will be performed at 6 p.m. at L/A Coffee and Wine Bistro at Mr. Paperback Bookstore, 855 Lisbon St. 783-0444

Feb. 15: RUMFORD, a jam and pub night will be held at the Black Mountain of Maine.

Feb. 16: AUBURN, the Three Point Trio will perform jazz at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Feb. 16: BATH, Saffire – the Uppity Blues Women will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $26-$21 442-8455

Feb. 16: LEWISTON, Eldemur Krimm and Ogre will perform at 9:30 p.m. at Pub 33, 33 Sabattus St. Free

Feb. 16: LEWISTON, pianist George Sebastian Lopez will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $15/$12 689-2000

Feb. 16: NORWAY, Fred Merrill will perform Southern gospel music at 6 p.m. at Norway Church of the Nazarene. 473-6960

Feb. 16, 17: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform “Vocal Valentine” at 8 p.m. Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $15 842-0800

Feb. 17: LEWISTON, Richard Shindell will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Maple Room, 22 Park St. $30 450-8645

Dance

Feb. 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, 24, 28, 29, March 2: GORHAM, ballroom dance parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

Feb. 14, 21, 28: PORTLAND, salsa and swing dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Feb. 15: LEWISTON, a Valentine’s dance with music by Dirty McCurdy will be held at 8 p.m. at the Lewiston Lodge of Elks, Lisbon Road. $8 784-4801

Feb. 15, 22, 29: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Feb. 16: LEWISTON, a Valentine’s dinner/dance with music by Vintage will be held at 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, East Avenue. $30 784-0389

Feb. 16: LEWISTON, a dinner/dance to benefit heart health will be held at 5 p.m. at Museum L/A Gallery, Bates Mill. Free 753-5464

Feb. 16: PARIS, a sweetheart dinner/dance will be held at 5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $10-$5 743-5723

Feb. 16, 23, March 1: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. every Saturday at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

Feb. 16: SABATTUS, a sweetheart dance will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Island Road. Free

Feb. 16: TURNER, a Valentine’sdance will be held at 8 p.m. at Boofy Quimby Hall. $10

Feb. 17: LEWISTON, Clary Hill will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $7/$8 784-3660

Kids

Feb. 14, 28: LEWISTON, the Peek-a-Boo puppet show will be presented at 9:30 a.m. at New Life Center, 134 College St. 782-1112

Feb. 16: FARMINGTON, the 25th anniversary of the Children’s Festival will be celebrated from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at UMF Student Center.

Special

Feb. 14: BRIDGTON, a benefit ski-athon will be held at Shawnee Peak. 928-2955

Feb. 14: NORWAY, a benefit bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pawsibilities Thrift Shoppe, 132 Waterford Road.

Feb. 15: PORTLAND, comedian Freddie Stone will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Feb. 16: AUBURN, comedians Paul Nardizzi, Jim Cahillane and Dennis Fogg will perform at 8 p.m. at the Fireside Inn and Suites. $12/$14 777-1777

Feb. 16: AUBURN, a Poker Run fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lost Valley Ski Lodge. 783-8037

Feb. 16: AUGUSTA, the Maine State Museum will present One for the Wood Heap Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors will get free admission by donating a piece of dry, stove-length insect-free firewood. 287-6608

Feb. 16: BETHEL, the 34th annual Heritage Day, with craftspeople, films, antiques and more, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bethel Historical Society Regional History Center. 824-2908

Feb. 16, 17: OTISFIELD, the Otisfield Winter Carnival will be held. 627-7033

Feb. 16: PORTLAND, Frank Santos Jr., R-rated comedy hypnotist, will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Feb. 16, 17: PORTLAND, the 18th annual Maine Home, Remodeling and Garden Show will be held at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.$7/$5 775-3458

Feb. 16: RUMFORD, the third annual Greg Waite Memorial Race will be held at Black Mountain of Maine.

Feb. 17: BETHEL, the Flying Moose cross-country ski races will be held at 11 a.m. at Gould Academy. 824-4099

Feb. 17, 24, March 2: BRIDGTON, an open-mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

Feb. 17: BRUNSWICK, poetry readings will be presented by Marcia Brown, Robert Chute and Martin Steingesser at 1 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library. 721-0141

Feb. 17: KINGFIELD, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 1 p.m. at Webster Hall, School Street. 265-2541

Feb. 17: NEWRY, the Gizmo Guys, juggling dynamos, will perform at 7 p.m. at Sunday River Ski Resort at the Grand Summit Resort Hotel. $8-$4 824-3000

Feb. 17: SABATTUS, the Motor Sports and Family Fun Day of practice and a little competition will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hoe Shop Motor Sports, 175 Furbush Road. 713-3543

Feb. 17: TURNER, an artists reception with music and poetry readings will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at Turner Center for the Arts, 98 Matthews Way. 225-3115

Theater

Feb. 14-17: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform the comedy “Fully Committed” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 774-0565

Feb. 14-24: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “The Pillowman,” about a writer who is arrested and interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories, at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 7 p.m. Sunday. $18/$16 730-2389

Feb. 14-March 9: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Prelude to a Kiss” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, t 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday, with a matinee at 3 p.m. March 8. $22-$17 885-5883

Feb. 15: SEBAGO, the Half Pint Players will perform “Springtime in the Garden” at 7 p.m. at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. $3 642-3743

Feb. 16: BATH, “Love Letters” will be performed at 6:30 p.m. at Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. $25 443-6384

Feb. 16: PORTLAND, PORTopera will hold auditions for the chorus for “Romeo and Juliet” at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, 156 High St. 775-2126

Feb. 16-18: RANGELEY, Rangeley Friends of the Arts will perform “Over the Checkerboard,” about a New England town villagers concerned about a developer who plans to build a shopping mall, at Lakeside Theater. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 2 p.m. Sunday. $8/$5 864-3500

Films

Feb. 17: RUMFORD, “Daytona 500” will be shown at Black Mountain of Maine.

Lectures

Feb. 14: AUGUSTA, Patti Violette will speak on “Behind the Knee Walls: Examining and Interpreting Recent Attic Finds” at 7 p.m. at Augusta City Hall, 16 Cony St. Free/Donations 626-2385

Feb. 14: BRUNSWICK, Richard Lindemann, director of George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, will speak on “Fifty Books: A Romp Through Rare Books at the Bowdoin College Library” at 12:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Moulton Union. Free 725-3253

Feb. 14: BRUNSWICK, curator David Becker will speak on “Contemporary Works on Paper” at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Free 725-3275

Feb. 14: BRYANT POND, Herbie Dunham, author of “A Pebble on the Beach,” will speak about his book at Whitman Memorial Library. 674-2143

Feb. 16: NEW GLOUCESTER, Richard Morin will speak about orchids at 10 a.m. at Woodsprite orchids. $10/$15 743-8820

Feb. 16: ROCKLAND, Roger Richmond will speak on “The Art of the Earth” at 1 p.m. at Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. 596-6457

Feb. 17: WISCASSET, Kerry Hardy of Rockport will speak on “Early Settlers and Old Roads of Mid-coast Maine” at 2 p.m. at the 911 Communications Center. 737-2239


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