July 17-Aug. 2: FRYEBURG, “Music for Summer Evenings” will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Fryeburg Academy. $12/$6 603-367-8661

July 17: AUBURN, Salt River will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Auburn Mall at center court. 786-2977

July 17, 24, 31: AUBURN, Mary Murphy will perform jazz and blues on the piano at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

July 17, 18: BETHEL, the International Piano Festival will be held at Gould Academy. 824-7778

July 17-27: FARMINGTON, Maine Jazz Camp performances will be presented at 8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at UMF Roberts Learning Center. 778-7758

July 17: LEWISTON, the band Cadagan will perform rock/indie music at noon at Fountain Park, Mill Street. 782-7228

July 17: LEWISTON, Okbari will perform classical Middle Eastern music at 6 p.m. at Bates College Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at Lake Andrews. Free 786-6400

July 17: LEWISTON, Don Hebert will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at DaVinci’s restaurant, 150 Mill St. 782-2088

July 17, 22: LIVERMORE FALLS, Barry Wood will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

July 17: LOVELL, the Blue Hill Brass Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Brick Church for the Performing Arts. $10/$5 925-2792

July 17: PORTLAND, the Alan Cohen Experience will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Blue, 650A Congress St.

July 17: PORTLAND, Mary Uke Hargreaves will perform at 8:10 p.m. at the North Star Cafe, 225 Congress St. Donations 699-2994

July 17: ROCKPORT, Rhapsodies in Blue will perform at 8 p.m. at Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. $35-$8 236-2823

July 18; AUBURN, the Cumberland Valley Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. at Good Shepherd Food Bank, 3121 Hotel Road. Free

July 18: AUBURN, Mark “Guitar” Miller will perform blues on the guitar at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

July 18: BATH, Scott Davis, trumpet/flugelhorn, and Mick Felder, keyboard, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

July 18-Aug. 1: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin International Music Festival will be held Friday and Wednesday evenings at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. $20-$35 373-1444

July 18: HARRISON, Tree by Leaf will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $14 583-6747

July 18: LEWISTON, Gillen and Turk of New York will perform folk rock at 8 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries on Middle Street. No cover. 376-3344

July 18: PEAKS ISLAND, Teresa Storch, Michelle Lewis and Alfredo Grada will perform acoustic/folk music at 7:30 p.m. at Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. $8 766-4421

July 18: SEBAGO, the Don Campbell Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Sebago Village. 787-2489

July 19: AUBURN, Vegetables by Day will perform acoustic music at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

July 19: FREEPORT, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park. 1-877-755-2326

July 19: HARRISON, the New Black Eagles Jazz Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $20 583-6747

July 19: LEWISTON, Dana Gross of Portland will perform delta blues at 8 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries. No cover. 376-3344

July 19: LIVERMORE FALLS, Monica Baker will perform at 1 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

July 19: SIDNEY, the New England Music Camp Bowl in the Pines student concert will be held at 3 p.m. at the camp, Route 23. Free 465-3025

July 20: BAR HARBOR, the Wolverine Jazz Band will perform at 8:15 p.m. at Jackson Laboratory Commons, 610 Main St. 288-5744

July 20, 27: BATH, the Bowdoin International Music Festival Sunday concerts will be held at 2 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $5 442-8637

July 20: BUXTON, the Down East Country Music Association southern division competitions will be held at 10 a.m. at the Roost, 62 Chicopee Road. $6/$5 793-8884

July 20, 27: FRYEBURG, Music for Sunday Afternoons will be held Sundays at 7:30 p.m. at Bion Cram Library, off Bradley Street. $12/$6 603-367-8661

July 18, 19: LEWISTON, Keigwin and Company, hailed by critics and audiences as one of the hottest new troupes emerging on the national scene, will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $20/$12 786-6161

July 18: MECHANIC FALLS, the Blake Brothers will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

July 18: PARIS, a benefit dance for Josh Adams, with music by One Step Ahead, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Four Seasons Function Center, 187 Main St. $8 890-9599

July 18, 25, Aug. 1: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

July 18: RUMFORD, Tony Belskis and Friends will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Congress Street. $5 369-9053

July 19: LEWISTON, the Southern Maine USA Dance Club will hold a ballroom dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $12/$10 899-4228

July 19: 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

July 19: PARIS, the Jones Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street.

July 20: LEWISTON, Wild Horse 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

July 17: RUMFORD, Smokey the Bear and Jay Bernard from the Maine Forest Service will present a program at 3 p.m. at Rumford Public Library, 58 Rumford Ave. 364-3661

July 17: SABATTUS, the Sabattus Summer Festival featuring a free barbecue and children’s games will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sabattus Town Hall

July 18: RUMFORD, storyteller Michelle Boucher-Ladd will be featured at noon on the lawn at Rumford Public Library, 58 Rumford Ave. 364-3661

July 18: SEBAGO, a kiddie parade will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Sebago Village. 787-2489

July 17: HARRISON, comedian Tim Sample will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $18 583-6747

July 17, 24, 31: MECHANIC FALLS, karaoke night will be held at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $6 345-3211

June 17: RANGELEY, the annual summer fair will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Main Street.

July 17: ROCKLAND, an evening with Cokie Roberts will be held at 6 p.m. at the Strand, 345 Main St. $35 594-0070

July 17: SABATTUS, the Sabattus Summer Festival featuring a free barbecue and children’s games will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sabattus Town Hall

July 18: AUBURN, a teen open mic will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

July 18: BATH, the Bath Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Bath area. 798-6964

July 18, 19, 20: BELFAST, the second annual Maine Celtic Celebration with parade, music, dancing, exhibits and contests will be held. 338-2692

July 18-25: BRIDGTON, the fifth annual Camp Show, celebrating the artwork of many summer camps in the area, will be featured at Bridgton Art Guild and Gallery 302. 647-2787

July 18-20: LEWISTON, Scrap Fun 2008 will be held at Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St. 783-2009

July 18: PORTLAND, comedian Freddie Stone will perform at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

July 18-20: WATERFORD, the Waterford World’s Fair will be held at Waterford Fairgrounds, Green Road. 583-4146

July 18-20: YARMOUTH, the 43rd Annual Yarmouth Clam Festival featuring a parade, firefighters’ muster, clam-shucking contest, musical performances, fireworks and clams galore will be held (many activities at North Yarmouth Academy). 846-3984.

July 19: ANDOVER, the second annual Christmas in July ATV toy run will be held at 10 a.m. at Grimaldi Field.

July 19: AUBURN, Scrabble Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

July 19: AUBURN, a Cut Above the Band fundraiser for Locks of Love will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 577-7176

July 19, 20: BELFAST, the Maine Coast Carving and Art Competition will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Boathouse, Commercial Street. 338-5309

July 19: BETHEL, the annual Mollyockett Day Festival with road race, parade, auction, contests, food and crafts will be held at the town common.

July 19: BRIDGTON, the Bridgton Farmer’s Market Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridgton Community Center.

July 19: BRIDGTON, the fifth annual Art in the Park event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shorey Park.

July 19: BRUNSWICK, the Music Center at the Tontine Mall will host a block party sales and FUNdraising event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., teaming up with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Free live entertainment will be provided all day, five bands and four solo acts.

July 19: CASCO, the fourth annual I Did a Paddle event will be held at 9 a.m. at the south end of Thompson Lake at the Thompson Lake Marina. 539-4535

July 19: GRAY, an owls night hike will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 287-3303

July 19: KINGFIELD, a celebration for the grand opening of the Farm Cottage Gallery at Mountain Village Farm B & B, 164 Main St., will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. 265-2030

July 19-Aug. 16: KITTERY, the 19th annual Museum of Old York Decorator Show House will be held at The Ledges, 36 Pocahontas Road. The hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday-Saturday, until 7 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. $20 363-4974

July 19: LITCHFIELD, a community yard sale will be held, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Leo’s Church at Routes 126 and 9

July 19: NORWAY, the Norway Triathlon with races, swimming, food and music will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Norway Lake.

July 19, 20: OWLS HEAD, the Antique Truck, Tractor and Aeroplane Show will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Owls Head Transportation Museum, Route 73. $12-$6 594-4418

July 19: OXFORD, the annual public garage and craft sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oxford Public Safety Building, Route 26. 539-2929

July 19: PARIS, Acclaimed mime and dancer Karen Montanaro and physical comedienne Jackie Reiffer will present an evening of mime, dance and comedy at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $12-$8 743-8452

July 19: PARIS, the 30th annual Founder’s Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Paris Hill. $8/$2 743-2980

July 19, 26: PARIS, the REACH yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the office, 1 East Main St. 743-9777

July 19: PORTLAND, the Greater Portland YMCA 27th annual YMCA Peaks-to-Portland swim will be held at 8:30 a.m. starting at Peaks Island to the East End Beach. 899-0982

July 19: RANGELEY, the 12th annual Knit and Crafts Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rangeley Logging Museum. 864-5595

July 19: ROCKLAND, comedian Bob Marley will perform at 7 and 9 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $25 594-0070

July 19, 20: ROCKLAND, the 32nd annual Juried Arts and Crafts Show will be held at Harbor Park, the Amphitheatre and Atlantic Avenue. 236-4404

July 19: SEBAGO, a fun/run with parade, children’s field day races, music and fireworks will be held in Sebago. 787-2489

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

July 20: BRUNSWICK, a tour of the Japanese garden behind the Asian Studies Centre at Bowdoin College on College Street will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by a picnic lunch among irises at Eartheart Gardens in Harpswell on Harpswell Neck off Route 123. Bring a brown-bag lunch and/or snack or beverage to share. Free. 774-6481

July 20: FREEPORT, the fifth annual Casco Bay Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pine tree Academy campus. 865-4747

July 20: GEORGETOWN, a Celebration of the Arts will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Mooring Bed and Breakfast, 132 Seguinland Road. 371-9200

July 20: LIVERMORE, Music in the Meeting House will feature the Silv’ry Seasons at 9 a.m. at North Livermore Baptist Church

July 20: RANGELEY, Warren Balgooyen will present a program on ferns at 2 p.m. at Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road. $6 864-3443

Theater

July 17-Aug. 2: ARUNDEL, “Thoroughly Modern Millie” will be performed at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. $35-$24 985-5552

July 17-Aug. 2: BRUNSWICK, Brunswick Music Theatre will perform “All Shook Up” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater, Maine Street and Old Bath Road. $52-$29 725-8769

July 17-27: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Rabbit Hole” at the theater, 14 School St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. $18 729-8584

July 17-Aug. 9: OGUNQUIT, “The Producers” will be performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 or 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $58-$39 646-5511

July 17-27: SEBAGO, “Into the Woods,” a musical fairy tale, will be performed at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Routes 114 and 35. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. 642-3743

July 18, 19: AUBURN, “Looking for Normal,” the story of a Midwestern factory worker who stuns his wife of 25 years by revealing he wishes to change gender, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. Strong language/mature themes. Anyone under 13 must be with parent or guardian. $10/$8 783-0461

July 18: BAR HARBOR, the Bar Harbor Festival Opera Theatre will perform “Carmen” at 8:15 p.m. at the Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage St. $75-$25 288-5744

July 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26: BAR MILLS, the Originals will perform “Salt Water Moon” at 7:30 p.m. July 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26 and at 2:30 p.m. July 20 at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. 929-6472

July 18-27: FREEPORT, the Freeport Community Players will perform “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at Freeport Performing Arts Center, Holbrook Street. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 865-2220

July 18-Aug. 23: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Mystery of Irma Vep” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. July 18, 19, 23, 30, Aug. 5, 9 and 12, 7 p.m. July 20 and Aug. 17 and 2 p.m. Aug. 13 and 23. $26-$20 933-9999

Films

July 17-27: BRUNSWICK, “Just Maine Folk” will be shown at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 725-3120

July 17, 24: NORWAY, a film series about food sources and issues will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Commons, 443 Main St. Donations 597-2556

July 17: PORTLAND, PORTopera and the Osher Lifetime Learning Institute are putting on a four-week film festival at 7 p.m. at USM Luther Bonney Auditorium, Bedford Street. $5 879-7678

July 17-20: WATERVILLE, the 11th annual Maine International Film Festival will be presented at the historic Waterville Opera House and the Railroad Square Cinema. 861-8138. For a schedule, log on to www.miff.org.

Books

July 17: AUBURN, Jenifer LeClair, author of “Rigged for Murder,” will sign copies of her book at 6:30 p.m. at Percy’s Burrow, Auburn Mall, 550 Center St. 376-3225

July 19: NORWAY, Paul Hudson of New York will sign copies of his book, “Prelude to Tomorrow,” at 3 p.m. at Books N Things, 430 Main St.

Lectures

July 17: PORTLAND, Joan Chamberlin, a solar system ambassador, will speak on “The Quest for Other Earths” at 7 p.m. at USM Southworth Planetarium, 96 Falmouth St. Donations 780-4249

July 18: SKOWHEGAN, Joe Baer will speak at 8:30 p.m. at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Art School Road. 474-9345


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