Concerts

Aug. 22: AUBURN, the Distributors will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Aug. 22-24: BANGOR, the American Folk Festival will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday; from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday; and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Bangor Riverfront Park. 992-2630

Aug. 22: BATH, Marcia Gallagher, vocals/keyboard, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

Aug. 22: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, the New Black Eagles Jazz Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $20/$24 633-5159

Aug. 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. 22: LEWISTON, Cosmonaut will perform at 2:30 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Aug. 22: LEWISTON, Full Contact Kitty will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344


Aug. 22: NORWAY, the Swampdonkeys, folk band, will perform at 7 p.m. at Cafe Nomad, 450 Main St. $10 739-2124

Aug. 22-24: 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

Aug. 23: AUBURN, Ron Bergeron will perform a Beatles cover night at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Aug. 23: FREEPORT, John Hiatt will perform contemporary folk music at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park. 1-877-755-2326

Aug. 23: JAY, the Spruce Mountain Music Festival will be held from noon to 8 p.m. at Spruce Mountain Ski Slope. $20-$5 897-5182

Aug. 23, 24: JEFFERSON, recording artist Holly Rae will perform at 1 p.m. at the Maine Academy of Country Music Country Music Weekend at Broken Acres Festival Grounds, 160 Valley Road. $18-$8 549-7438

Aug. 23: LEWISTON, a Project Neighborhood concert featuring local musicians and benefiting the park will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at Kennedy Park. Free

Aug. 23: LEWISTON, the House Party Music Tour, a celebration of traditional French music from Maine and Louisiana, will make a stop at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $10/$8 689-2000

Aug. 23: LEWISTON, guitar students from Carroll’s Music will perform at a free guitar recital at noon at The Maple Room, 22 Park St. 657-6649

Aug. 23: LEWISTON, the Rattlesnakes and Bat Shelter will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344


Aug. 23: WINDHAM, the Wrecking, a Christian rock band, will perform at 3 p.m. at Bull Moose in Windham, 771 Roosevelt Trail. Free 775-2126

Aug. 24: AUBURN, Bob and Darleen Puffer will perform a variety of music at 6 p.m. at Auburn Baptist Church, 227 Poland Road.

Aug. 24: BAR MILLS, pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 3 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $14/$12 929-6472

Aug. 24: BUCKFIELD, The Rockin’ Roadrunners will perform a free concert, 2 p.m. at the Gazebo. Donations to benefit Operation Santa Clause.

Aug. 24: ROCKPORT, folk musician Arlo Guthrie will perform at a benefit at 5 p.m. at the Camden Hills Regional High School Strom Auditorium. $75/$50 236-2823

Aug. 24: SALEM, the Narrow Gauge Strings Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Salem Community Building. Donations

Aug. 24: WILTON, Unite-Ignite will perform at 6 p.m. on the lawn at East Wilton Union Church. 645-4297

Dance

Aug. 22: MECHANIC FALLS, Roadhouse will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

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

Aug. 23: MECHANIC FALLS, the Kayla Wass Band will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

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

Aug. 23: RUMFORD, a dance with music by Bill Scott, Mel Greenleaf, Ron Trembly and Mark Myers will be held at 7 p.m. at Le Paresseux Snowshoe Club, Waldo Street.

Aug. 24: AUBURN, a family-style contradance will be held at 6:30 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 159 Pleasant St. Donations 784-7265

Aug. 24: 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

Kids

Aug. 22: PARIS, a sleepover, for children ages 9 through 12, will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. at Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. 743-6994

Special

Aug. 22: FARMINGTON, the Stanley Museum auction will be held at 1 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center, 270 Main St. 265-2729

Aug. 22, 23: LIVERMORE FALLS, the fifth annual Frantasia Festival of 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. 22: OXFORD, an end-of-summer bash will be held at 5 p.m. at His Place Teen Center, 254 Webber Brook Road. $2 743-9503

Aug. 22: PORTLAND, comedian Quin Collins will perform at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Aug. 22: SEBAGO, “Three Aliens Interactive Radio Show” will be presented at 8 p.m. at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. $10/$5 642-3743

Aug. 22, 23: UNION, the Union Fair and State of Maine Wild Blueberry Festival will be held at Union Fairgrounds, Common Road. 273-2772

Aug. 23: FARMINGTON, a Classic Car and Motorcycle Show will be held at 9 a.m. at Farmington Fairgrounds. $3 778-4215

Aug. 23: FARMINGTON, the Rotary Club summer auction and barbecue will be held at 5 p.m. at Farmington Fairgrounds. $6 778-4215

Aug. 23: GRAY, a deer tracker will be featured from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977


Aug. 23: OWLS HEAD, the 31st annual New England Auto Auction will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Owls Head Transportation Museum, Route 27. $12/$6 594-4418

Aug. 23: PARIS, Susan Poulin and Gordon Carlyle will perform their show “Spousal Deafness .. and Other Bones of Contention” at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $12/$10 743-8452

Aug. 23: PORTLAND, the 43rd annual WCHS 6 Sidewalk Art Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 467 Congress St. 775-2367

Aug. 23: SCARBOROUGH, a bird walk will be held at 7:30 a.m. at the Scarborough Marsh. 784-8397

Aug. 24, 31, Sept. 7: BRIDGTON, an open-mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

Aug. 24: FARMINGTON, an automobile and motorcycle show will be held at 9 a.m. at Farmington Fairgrounds. 778-4215

Aug. 24: MECHANIC FALLS, the Down East Country Music Association’s 28th Annual Awards Show will be held at noon at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $8-$2 793-8884

Aug. 24: RANGELEY, Michaeline Mulvey will present a program titled “Mushroom Walk” at 2 p.m. at Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road. 864-3443


Theater

Aug. 22-30: ARUNDEL, “Always … Patsy Cline” will be performed at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. $35-$24 985-5552

Aug. 22-24: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will perform “Les Miserables” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. $29-$51 725-8769

Aug. 22-24: DRESDEN, the Pocket Opera Players will perform “Pride and Justice” at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pownalborough Court House. $15/$10 737-2239

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

Aug. 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. 22-24: LEWISTON, Community Little Theatre will perform “Footloose” at Lewiston Middle School auditorium on Central Avenue. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23; and 2 p.m. Aug. 24. $15/$13 783-0958

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

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

Aug. 22-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. 22-24: RANGELEY, Rangeley Friends of the Arts will perform “Into the Woods” musical at Lakeside Theater.

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

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

Aug. 24, 25: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will hold auditions for “Private Lives” at 2 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday at Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698

Films

Aug. 22-Sept. 14: BRUNSWICK, “Bar Harbor Movie Queen, 1936” will be shown at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 725-3120

Aug. 22: GREENE, Willis Henry Moore will present the film “Beyond Hawaii” at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free

Books

Aug. 23: GRAY, R.G. Bernier, deer tracker, will sign copies of his book from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

Aug. 24: FREEPORT, Melissa Sweet, author of “Tupelo Rides the Rails,” will sign copies of her book from noon to 3 p.m. at L.L. Bean, Main Street. 699-2755


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