Concerts

Aug. 15: AUBURN, Carole Wise, solo guitarist, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Aug. 15: BATH,
Tracey MacLean, vocals, and Mick Felder, keyboard, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

Aug. 15, 19, 22: DAMARISCOTTA, the Salt Bay Chamberfest 2008 will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Round Top Center for the Arts. $90/$25 522-3749

Aug. 15, 16, 17: GRAY, the Stonehedge Bluegrass Festival will be held at Stonehedge, 342 W. Gray Road. $50-$15 428-3659

Aug. 15: LEWISTON, Bill Frisell, Down Beat’s jazz guitarist of the year, will perform at 5:30 and 8 p.m. at the Maple Room, 22 Park St. $35 1-866-901-1036

Aug. 15: OAKLAND, the Campbells 12th annual homecoming will be held at 6:45 p.m. at Messalonskee Performing Arts Center. 577-3484

Aug. 15: PORTLAND, the Wiyos will perform ragtime and vaudeville music at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, 76 Congress St. 775-5568

Aug. 15: ROCKPORT, participants in the Next Generation Youth Chamber Music program will perform at 7 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. Free 236-2823

Aug. 16: AUBURN, Mark Miller, blues guitarist, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Aug. 16: BAR MILLS,
the Edith Jones Project will perform jazz at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $14/$12 929-6472

Aug. 16: FREEPORT, the Jerry Douglas Band will perform contemporary bluegrass music at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park. 1-877-755-2326

Aug. 16: JAY, the Down East Country Music Association Country Saturday Show will be held at 11 a.m. at the Where the Heck R We campground, Davenport Hill Road. 671-4482

Aug. 16: LEWISTON, Graph of Keene, N.H., and special guests will play experimental indie rock at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. No cover. 376-3344 or myspace.com/guthriesplace

Aug. 17: FARMINGTON, Stephine Gilbert, soprano, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Nordica Day concert at UMF’s Nordica Auditorium. Free 778-2042

Aug. 17: PORTLAND, Skybombers will perform at Asylum, 121 Center St. 772-8274

Aug. 17: ROCKLAND,
the Jerry Douglas Band will perform bluegrass, country, rock, jazz and blues at 7 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $30 594-0070

Aug. 17: WATERFORD, Vocal Solution, a cappella singing group, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Waterford Congregational Church, Plummer Hill Road. $10 583-2509

Aug. 17: WILTON,
New Beginnings will perform at 6 p.m. on the lawn at East Wilton Union Church. 645-4297

Aug. 18, 25, Sept. 1: LEWISTON,
instrumental and improv jazz night will be held every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Maple Room, 22 Park St.

Aug. 18, 25: LIVERMORE FALLS, Terry Moore will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

Aug. 19: CORNISH, the Saccarappa Boys will perform bluegrass music at 7 p.m. at the bandstand at the Old Cornish Fairgrounds, Route 25. 625-3397

Aug. 19: FARMINGTON, Seminole Wind and Arizona Rose will perform the first and third Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Park Gazebo, Main Street, in downtown Farmington.

Aug. 19: HARRISON, the Wiyos will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $16 583-6747

Aug. 19: LIVERMORE FALLS,
Silver and Gold will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

Aug. 19: ROCKLAND, Mark Hummel will perform on the harmonica at 7 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $23 594-0070

Aug. 20: AUBURN,
the Auburn Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 333-6601

Aug. 20, 27: BATH, Alison Lee Freeman will present “Singing Our History in the City of Ships” every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $10 371-2404

Aug. 20, 27: BELFAST, Me and Martha will perform every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Darby’s Restaurant, 155 High St. 338-2339

Aug. 20: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, a cabaret will be held with Dominic Garvey, Mary Miller, Kevin Kiley and Steve Shema at 7:30 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $10 633-6855

Aug. 20, 27: LEWISTON, women musicians will gather every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Wisdom Center, 97 Blake St. 784-0155

Aug. 20: PARIS, the Parisians will perform at 6 p.m. at Moore Park. 743-2501

Aug. 20: ROCKLAND, the Paragon Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $35-$8 236-2823

Aug. 20: STONINGTON,
Gender Wayang will perform Indonesian gamelan music at 6:30 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $5 367-2788

Aug. 21: AUBURN, the SideCar Heroes will perform a cappella music at noon at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 782-7228

Aug. 21: AUBURN, Dave Rowe will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Auburn Mall center court, 550 Center St. 786-2977

Aug. 21, 28: 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

Aug. 21: LIVERMORE FALLS, Nickles and Dimes will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

Aug. 21: ROCKPORT, an evening of Brahms will be held at 8 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. $35-$8 236-2823

Aug. 21-24: SIDNEY,
the Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Silver Spur Riding Club, Route 104. $50/$55 873-6539

Dance

Aug. 15, 16: FALMOUTH, the Maine State Ballet will present “Don Quixote” at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 and 15 and 2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 9 and 16 at the Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route 1. $15 781-7672

Aug. 15: MECHANIC FALLS, the Blake Brothers will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

Aug. 15, 23: PARIS,
the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $5 743-5723

Aug. 15, 22: POLAND SPRING, a dinner/dancewith music by Vintage will be held at the Poland Spring Resort. 998-4351

Aug. 15, 16: PORTLAND,
the Portland Ballet will perform “Portland Dances: A New Works Showcase” at 8 p.m. at Portland High School John Ford Theater. $15-$10 772-9671

Aug. 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

Aug. 16: MECHANIC FALLS, the Record Family will play at a dance at 8 p.m. the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

Aug. 17: 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

Aug. 18, 25: DRESDEN, a country western line and partner dance will be held at 7 p.m. at Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3 622-4884

Aug. 20, 27: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall. 786-0003

Aug. 20, 27: PORTLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Aug. 20: PORTLAND, Art Moves Dance Company will perform at 7:30 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, Congress Street. $12/$15 761-1757

Aug. 21: LEWISTON, Art Moves Dance Company will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Maple Room, 22 Park St. $20 1-866-901-1036

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

Kids

Aug. 16: NEW VINEYARD, Bea Otte and her 8-year-old son, Matthew, will present a program on sign language at 10:30 a.m. at New Vineyard Public Library. 652-2250

Aug. 16: PORTLAND, a member of the Animal Welfare Society will present a program at 1:30 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Aug. 18: PORTLAND,
the Chewonki Foundation Bugmobile will be featured at 12:45 and 2 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Aug. 20: LEWISTON, a campfire sing-along will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library children’s room, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3133

Aug. 20: PARIS,
Dan Grady will present a program at 10 a.m. at Moore Park. 743-2501

Aug. 21: PORTLAND, a member of the Animal Refuge League will present a program at 11:30 a.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Aug. 21: PORTLAND, the Planet Earth 3-D Show will be held at 2 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Special

Aug. 15: AUBURN, a teen open mic will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Aug. 15: BATH,
the Bath Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Bath area. 798-6964

Aug. 15-17: BETHEL,
the second annual Maine Mountain Corvette Festival will be held at the Bethel Inn Resort. 415-2363

Aug. 15: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, storyteller John McDonald will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $10/$12 633-5159

Aug. 15-17: LEWISTON, the 16th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival with balloon rides, musical entertainment, carnival rides and food will be held at Railroad Park, Lincoln Street. 783-2249

Aug. 15, 16: MEDWAY, the Wooden Canoe Festival will be held at the Medway Recreation Center. 723-4443

Aug. 15-17: MONMOUTH,
Theater at Monmouth will hold its annual silent auction at 796 Main St. 933-2952

Aug. 15-17: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, the 25th annual Beach Olympics will be held at the Town Square. 934-2500

Aug. 15: PARIS, an evening of eccentrics will be held at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $12-$8 743-8452

Aug. 15: PHILLIPS, a food and craft sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the lawn at Phillips Congregational Church. 639-3786

Aug. 15: PORTLAND,
comedian Paul Keenan will perform at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Aug. 15-17: PORTLAND, the 27th annual MS Regatta Harborfest Weekend will be held in various locations throughout the Portland area and Casco Bay. 781-7960

Aug. 15, 16: SKOWHEGAN, the Skowhegan State Fair with exhibits, livestock, arts and crafts, concerts and food will be held in Skowhegan. 474-2947

Aug. 16: BLUE HILL, an antique show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds. $5 374-2069

Aug. 16: BRUNSWICK, the 30th annual Maine Highland Games will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Thomas Point Beach.

Aug. 16: DANVILLE,
a Community Day with quilt show, food, games and vintage car display will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Danville Union Church. 784-0576

Aug. 16: DIXFIELD,
an antique road show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dixfield Historical Society, Main Street. $5/$10

Aug. 16, 17: FALMOUTH,
the 12th annual Arts and Fine Crafts Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gilsland Farm Environmental Center. $3 781-2330

Aug. 16: GRAY, a “Creatures of the Night” hike will begin at 8 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 287-3303

Aug. 16: PARIS,
high-energy juggling will be featured at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $12-$8 743-8452

Aug. 16: PEAKS ISLAND, the 120th birthday of the Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Hall will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. 766-3330

Aug. 16: PHILLIPS,
an atisans and craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trecartin Park, Park Street. 639-4118

Aug. 16: PORTLAND, the first Greater Portland Photographic Scavenger Hunt will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at Tommy’s Park in the Old Port. Free

Aug. 16-23: UNION,
the Union Fair and State of Maine Wild Blueberry Festival will be held at Union Fairgrounds, Common Road. 273-2772

Aug. 17, 24, 31: BRIDGTON, an open mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

Aug. 17: DIXFIELD, the fifth annual Festival of Flowers Flower Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dixfield Historical Society meeting room, 63 Main St. 562-7332

Aug. 17: MECHANIC FALLS, the grand opening of the Maine Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will be held at 11 a.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. 645-2472

Aug. 17: RANGELEY,
Tony Jadczak, state apiarist and bee inspector, will present a program on bees at 2 p.m. at Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road. 864-5360

Aug. 19: NEW VINEYARD, Ashley Tardif and Shaina Tardif will present a program on beekeeping at 10:30 a.m. at New Vineyard Public Library. 652-2250

Aug. 21: LEWISTON, a vegetable garden tour will be held at 5:30 p.m. starting at Kennedy Park. 513-3847

Aug. 21, 22, 23: LIVERMORE FALLS,
the fifth annual Frantasia Festival of Out Music and Arts, featuring adventure in sound, music, movement and visual arts, will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at Treat Memorial Library and Murray Hall. 897-6158

Aug. 21, 28: MECHANIC FALLS, Karaoke Night will be held at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $6 345-3211

Aug. 21: OGUNQUIT, the 35th annual Sidewalk Art Show and Sale will be held from 9 a.m.; to 4:30 p.m. in downtown Ogunquit. 646-2939

Theater

Aug. 15, 16: ARUNDEL, “Nunsensations! The Nunsense Las Vegas Revue” will be performed at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. $35-$24 985-5552

Aug. 15-24: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will perform “Footloose” at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Aug. 15, 16, 22, 23, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 and 2 p.m. Aug. 17 and 24. $15/$13 783-0958

Aug. 15-24: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will perform “Les Miserables” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. $29-$51 725-8769

Aug. 15, 16, 17: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “The BFG” at the theater, 14 School St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $6 729-8584

Aug. 15, 16: HARRISON,
“I Hate Hamlet” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $20/$10 583-6747

Aug. 15-22: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Merchant of Venice” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15, 20 and 22. $26-$20 933-9999

Aug. 15-Sept. 6: OGUNQUIT, “My Fair Lady” 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

Aug. 15-17: SEBAGO, Schoolhouse Arts Center will present “The Taming of the Shrew” at the center, Route 114. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. Aug. 17. $8/$10 642-3743

Aug. 15, 16: TOPSHAM, “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, Jr.” will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Ararat High School, Eagle’s Way. $10-$5 751-2619

Aug. 16, 19, 20, 23: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 and 23 and 2 p.m. Aug. 16 and 20. $26-$20 933-9999

Aug. 16, 21: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Winter’s Tale” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and 21. $26-$20 933-9999

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

Aug. 17-22: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Three Little Pigs” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are 2 p.m. Aug. 17, 19, 21 and 22. $26-$20 933-9999

Aug. 19-30: ARUNDEL, “Always … Patsy Cline,” a true-to-life musical celebrating the life and times of America’s musical sweetheart, will be performed at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. $35-$24 985-5552

Aug. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will perform “Wonder of the World,” a comedy-drama for adults only, at Hallowell City Hall. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $10/$8 626-3698

Aug. 21, 22, 23: HARRISON, “Stones in his Pockets” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $20/$10 583-6747

Aug. 21-24: RANGELEY, Rangeley Friends of the Arts will perform “Into the Woods” musical at Lakeside Theater.

Films

Aug. 15-17: BRUNSWICK, “Brother of the Bear” will be shown at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 725-3120

Aug. 16, BRUNSWICK, “Time for Belfast,” a 72-minute, G-rated independent film depicting ordinary kids and their throwback teacher and each child’s oral report on Belfast will be shown at 11 a.m. at Evening Star Cinema, Tontine Mall, 149 Maine St. $7. 729-5486

Aug. 16: ROCKLAND, “The Farnsworth: Lucy’s Gift, Rockland’s Treasure” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Strand Theatre. Free 596-6457

Aug. 19-Sept. 14: BRUNSWICK,
“Bar Harbor Movie Queen, 1936” will be shown at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 725-3120

Aug. 21-22: GREENE, travelogue lecturer Willis Moore will narrate his film “Beyond Hawaii” at the Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 7 p.m. Friday. Free admission. 946-5311

Books

Aug. 16: AUBURN, a used paperback book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring. 333-6640

Aug. 16: BETHEL, Patricia Probert Gott of South Paris will be at Books N Things, 130 Main St., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sign copies of her five books. 824-0275

Aug. 18: AUBURN, Jerome Preisler, author of “All Hands Down: The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the USS Scorpion,” will sign copies of his book at 7 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Lectures

Aug. 15: LEWISTON, Kevin Callahan and Ray Michaud of Callahan Art Preparatory Services will speak about presenting and framing at 6:30 p.m. at L/A Arts Gallery, 49 Lisbon St. 782-7228


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