April 10, 17, 24: AUBURN, Mary Murphy, jazz and blues pianist, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

April 10: BETHEL, Grand Derangement will perform Acadian music at 7 p.m. at Gould Academy Bingham Auditorium. $6/$4 824-3575

April 10-13: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, the Bud Light Reggae Festival will be held at Sugarloaf. $75-$10 237-6937

April 11, 19: AUBURN, Johnny D and the Rockets will perform blues at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

April 11: BATH, the High Ball Jazz Duo will perform at Solo Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

April 11: BRUNSWICK, an evening of chamber music will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 725-3747

April 11: GARDINER, Cindy Bullens, singer/songwriter and rock-‘n’-roller, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $12-$4 582-7144

April 11: LEWISTON, Maybe Utah will perform rock/country at 8 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

April 11: PORTLAND, Victoria Vox will perform at 8 p.m. at North Star Music Cafe, 225 Congress St. $7 699-2994

April 12: AUBURN, the Distributors will perform classic rock at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

April 12: BATH, Blues Across Maine will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $17-$12 442-8455

April 12: BRUNSWICK, Chinese pipa player, singer and composer Min Xiao-Fen and the Blue Pipa Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 725-3046

April 12: DIXFIELD, Blue Roots will perform blues and blues-based rock ‘n’ roll at 7 p.m. at the Dixfield Coffeehouse at the Dixfield Congregational Church, High Street. $5 562-4652

April 12: FARMINGTON, Battle of the Bands 2008 will be held at 7 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7352

April 12: GORHAM, the 31st annual honors recital will be held at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. Free 780-5555

April 12: LEWISTON, Birdfeeder and special guest Ian Libby will perform indie rock at 8 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

April 12: LISBON, the Maine Kanteles, a Finnish lap harp ensemble, will perform at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church on the Hill, off Route 196. Free 353-8453

April 12: TURNER, the East Wind Trio Plus One will perform gospel music at 6:30 p.m. at Turner Village Church, 139 South Main St. Donations

April 12: UNITY, the Brew, an energetic pop-rock-jam quartet, will perform at 9 p.m. at Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. 603-659-0611

April 12: WINDHAM, Nashville recording artist John Berry will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Windham High School Performing Arts Center. $25 892-2067

April 13: AUGUSTA, the Bellamy Jazz Band will perform at 2 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium. $10/$5 621-3551

April 13: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin Chamber Ensembles will perform at 2 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 725-3747

April 13: MECHANIC FALLS, the Country Homecoming Show and Celebration will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $6-$2 793-8884

April 13: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform classical music at 2:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. 842-0800

April 13: PORTLAND, the 24th annual Rock-Off competition will be held at McAuley Performing Arts Center, 637 Stevens Ave. $10/$12 857-9002

April 13: STRONG, the Campbells will perform gospel music at 6 p.m. at Strong United Methodist Church. 684-5621

April 13: WINTHROP, the CODA Chorus will perform a spring concert at 3 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Donations 933-2966

April 10, 11, 12: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College 37th annual spring dance show will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bowdoin College Wish Theater. Free 725-3375

April 10, 11: FARMINGTON, the UMF Dancers will perform their annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Alumni Theater. $7/$5 778-7141

April 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 27: GORHAM, ballroom dance parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

April 10, 17, 24: PORTLAND, salsa and swing dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

April 11-13: FALMOUTH, Maine State Ballet will perform “Coppelia” at the theater, 348 U.S. Route 1. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $15 781-7672

April 11: LEWISTON, a contradance, with music by Bustopher Jones, will be held at 8 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. $5/$2 513-3050

April 11: MECHANIC FALLS, Bobby Reed and Wildhorse will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

April 11, 18, 25: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

April 11, 12: RANGELEY, the Rangeley Friends of the Arts annual spring dance concert will be held at 7 p.m. at Rangeley Lakes Regional School gym. $3/$1 864-2556

April 12: FAIRFIELD, a barn dance will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Victor Grange Hall. advance tickets at Railroad Square Cinema $4, $7 for two, $10 per family; tickets at the door $6/$9/$15. 397-2007

April 12: FARMINGTON, a contradance with music by the New Yankee Soul Revue will be held at 8 p.m. at Farmington Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $6 397-2241

April 12: JAY, a spring dance will be held at 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall. $6 897-5112

April 12: MECHANIC FALLS, the Record Family will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

April 12: PARIS, the Swinging Bears Square Dance Club will hold a dance at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $5 743-7176

April 12: PARIS, dancer Tegan Bullard will put on a benefit show at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, Route 26.

April 12, 19, 26: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. every Saturday at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

April 12: RUMFORD, a dance will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Snowshoe Club.

April 12: WINDHAM, a spring dance for adults with music by the Locals and the Hounds will be held at 8 p.m. at the Windham Veterans Center. $10 892-1810

April 12: YARMOUTH, a benefit contradance will be held at 8 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Route 115. $10/$6 712-2837

April 13: LEWISTON, Steve and the Good Old Boys 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

April 10: LEWISTON, the Portland Symphony Orchestra KinderKonzert “Dancing With the Strings” will be held at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. at Bates College. $3 773-6128

April 10, 11, 12, 13: BANGOR, the Home Show will be held at the Bangor Civic Center Auditorium. The hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $6 1-800-237-6024

April 10: FARMINGTON, award-winning poet Dan Chiasson will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7454

April 10: FARMINGTON, Authors Day with poet John Clare will be held at UMF Roberts Leaning Center. Free 778-7239

April 10: JAY, the Miss Jay High School pageant will be held at 7 p.m. in the Jay High School cafeteria. $3 897-4336

April 10: TOPSHAM, Arts Night at the Library will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. 725-1727

April 11: AUBURN, an open-mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Pleasant Street. 783-8391

April 11, 12: AUGUSTA, the sixth annual Terry Plunkett Poetry Festival will be held at the UMA Katz Library. Free

April 11, 12, 13: AUGUSTA, the 35th annual Manchester Lions Home and Garden Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. The hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

April 11: FARMINGTON, the Men’s Health Fest will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital. 779-2555

April 11: FREEPORT, a benefit art auction will be held at 7 p.m. at Freeport Library community room. 865-6820

April 11: PORTLAND, the Children’s Museum of Maine auction 2008 will be held at 6 p.m. at Holiday Inn by the Bay. $35/$40 828-1234

April 11: PORTLAND, comedian Larry Myles will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

April 11: WEST PARIS, a family game night will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at West Paris Baptist Church.

April 12: AUBURN, the 15th annual Maine Garden Day will be held at Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner St. 743-6329

April 12: AUBURN, a benefit PTO auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Park Avenue Elementary School, 161 Park Ave. 333-6288

April 12: AUBURN, humorist Travis Wallace will perform at 8 p.m. at Fireside Inn and Convention Center, 1777 Washington St. $16/$12 777-1777

April 12: AUBURN, the Mt. Apatite hike will be held at 10 and 11 a.m. at Small Road trail head. 782-2302

April 12: BRUNSWICK, the Wabanaki Festival of the Arts featuring artists and craftspeople from all over the state will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bowdoin College David Saul Smith Union. Free 798-4338

April 12: FARMINGTON, Peter Cook, a nationally known storyteller who is deaf, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School. $10/$5

April 12: GRAY, a benefit auction with food and music will be held at 6 p.m. at Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 25 Shaker Road. $25/$30 657-2244

April 12: LEWISTON, the Multiple Sclerosis Society walk will be held at 9 a.m. at Lewiston High School. 781-7960

April 12: LEWISTON, redneck comedian Larry the Cable Guy will perform at 8 p.m. at Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St. $43.75 877-468-4946

April 12: PARIS, an inside yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. 743-5723

April 12: PARIS, the 4-H benefit auction will be held at 6 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, 100 Pine St.

April 12: PARIS, comedian Bob Marley will perform at 7 and 9 p.m. at Four Seasons Function Center. $20 739-2988

April 12: POLAND, a spring vendor fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bruce M. Whittier Middle School,, 1457 Maine St. 998-4013

April 12: POLAND, a spring madness auction will be held at 5 p.m. at Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St. 998-4390

April 12: PORTLAND, the Smuckers Stars on Ice show will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Cumberland County Civic Center. $65-$25 775-3458

April 12: PORTLAND, a comedy show featuring four comedians will be held at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

April 12: WILTON, Peter Cook will present storytelling at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School auditorium, 129 Seamon Road. $10/$5 645-3945

April 13: BATH, the Bath Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bath Middle School, exit Route 1 at Congress Avenue. $4/$3.50 443-8983

April 13, 20, 27: BRIDGTON, an open-mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

April 13: DIXFIELD, a cribbage tournament will be held at noon at the American Legion Hall.

April 13: PORTLAND, the final presentation of the planetarium show “Greek Myths of the Night Sky” will be shown at 4:45 p.m. at Southworth Planetarium. $4/$3 780-5025

Theater

April 10, 11, 12, 13: BUCKFIELD, students at Buckfield High School will perform “Into the Woods” at the school. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $7/$5 336-2151

April 10, 11, 12, 13: POLAND, the Poland Players will perform “The Compleat Works of Wllm Shakespeare, Abridged” at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Poland Regional High School Dr. Robert Wall Theatre, 1457 Maine St. $5 998-5400

April 10-20: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “Hedda Gabler: A Re-Vision,” an adapted version of the Henrik Ibsen classic, 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. $18 730-2389

April 10-20: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Magnetic North,” about a young husband who meets a woman from his past during a period of crisis during his marriage, at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, at 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. 774-0465

April 10: PORTLAND, “The Thin Line,” which explores the devastating effects of eating disorders on individuals and entire communities, will be presented at 7 p.m. at Catherine McAuley High School, 631 Stevens Ave. 772-1167

April 10, 11: RUMFORD, Mountain Valley High School students will perform “The Importance of Being Earnest,” the classic story of two aristocratic men who try to win the love of two proper young ladies through means of harmless deceit, at 7 p.m. at Muskie Auditorium at the school. $5/$3

April 10-13: SEBAGO, Schoolhouse Arts Center will perform “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep” at the center, Route 114. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. April 9. 642-3743

April 11: BATH, “Conversations in a Box” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Morse High School Montgomery Theater, 826 High St. Pay What You Can 514-0241

April 12: AUBURN, the Edward Little High School One Act Team will present the dinner/theater production “A Mad Breakfast,” at 5:30 p.m. at Auburn Middle School cafeteria and auditorium. $10 784-6943

April 12: BRUNSWICK, “Tara’s Crossing,” a true story regarding the issue of asylum for sexual minorities in the United States, will be presented at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3375

April 13: FREEPORT, “Conversations in a Box” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Freeport High School Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St. Pay What You Can 514-0241

April 13: GARDINER, the Open Book Players will hold auditions for “Charlotte’s Web” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Johnson Performing Arts Center. 582-5717

Films

April 10: BRUNSWICK, “From Philadelphia to the Front” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Lancaster Lounge. Free 725-3375

April 10: FARMINGTON, “Tough Guise” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. Free 778-7387

April 10, 11: GREENE, Stan Walsh will narrate his film “Steamboating in Alaskan Waters” at 7 p.m. Thursday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Friday at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

April 11: FARMINGTON, “Made in LA” will be shown at 6 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. Free 778-8172

April 11: FARMINGTON, “A Killer Bargain” will be shown at 8 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. Free 778-8172

April 12: FARMINGTON, “Unnatural Causes” will be shown at 2 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. Free 778-8172

April 12: FARMINGTON, “The Beloved Community” will be shown at 4 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. Free 778-8172

April 12: FARMINGTON, “Have You Heard From Johannesburg?” will be shown at 6 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. Free 778-8172

Lectures

April 10: AUBURN, historian and activist Christopher Finan will speak on “The Fight for Free Speech From the Past to Post-9/11” at 7 p.m. at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

April 10: BRUNSWICK, Katrin Sieg of Georgetown University will speak on “Native Informants, Muslim Gender and Islamofascism in Europe” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3357

April 10: BRYANT POND, Steve Bies will speak on backwoods hiking at 2 p.m. at Whitman Memorial Library. 674-2143

April 11: BRUNSWICK, James Hollis, Jungian analyst, will speak on “Why Good People Do Bad Things” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. 729-0300

April 11: LEWISTON, Marcy Covey will speak on “A Cambodian Wedding” at noon at USM L-A College, 51 Westminster St. $8/$6.50 753-6510

April 12: ROCKLAND, Marius Peladeau, former director of the Farnsworth Art Museum, will speak about specific pieces acquired during his tenure at the museum from 1976 to 1987 at 1 p.m. at Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. 596-6457

April 13: PORTLAND, historian Robert Lloyd Webb will speak on “Here Be the Whale: Leviathans, Whalemen and Our Seafaring Story” at 2 p.m. at Portland Harbor Museum, Fort Road. $5 799-6337


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