Concerts

Sept. 12, 13: ALFRED, the Down East Country Music Association Country Harvest Festival will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Walnut Grove Campground, Gore Road. Donations 793-8884

Sept. 12: AUBURN,
Vegetables by Day will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Sept. 12: BATH,
Matt Fogg, vocals/keyboard, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

Sept. 12: CAMDEN, Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Cliff Eberhardt will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. $25 236-7963

Sept. 12: GREENE, Music by Magic will be featured at 2 and 7 p.m. at Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

Sept. 12: LEWISTON, Jeremy Camp and the Wrecking will perform at 7 p.m. at Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St. 783-2009

Sept. 12: LEWISTON, Moving Pictures and Lonesome Lake of Keene, N.H. will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Sept. 12: PORTLAND,
John Prine, with special guests Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Iron, will perform at 8 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. $40/$35 842-0800

Sept. 12: PORTLAND, the Jim Martinez Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Starbird Musical Hall, 525 Forest Ave. $20 828-0888

Sept. 12: UNITY,
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals will perform at 8 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $25/$30 948-3131

Sept. 13: AUBURN, Country Jim Palmer will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Sept. 13: BAR MILLS, Denny Breau and Frank Coffin will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $14/$12 929-6472

Sept. 13: BATH, an evening with Jonathan Edwards will be held at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $18-$22 442-8455

Sept. 13: BOOTHBAY HARBOR,
Antonio Lopez, classical guitarist, will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $15/$18 633-6855

Sept. 13: BRUNSWICK, the Portland Chamber Orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. $20 725-3747

Sept. 13: LEWISTON,
Rick Weaver and the Ruined Frame of Baltimore, Md. will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Sept. 13: LISBON FALLS,
the Chapel Chix and Chap will perform at a benefit concert at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Church, Route 196. Free/Donations 353-6925

Sept. 13: OXFORD, Lolalee and the Country Bandits will perform from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oxford County Fair.

Sept. 13: PORTLAND,
Bang Camaro will perform at the Asylum, 121 Center St. 772-8274

Sept. 14: LEWISTON,
Bourque and Friends, Montreal step dancer Benoit Bourque and musicians Eric Favreau and Sabin Jacques and Prince Edward Island group Gadelle will perform at 2 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $15/$13 689-2000

Sept. 14: LIVERMORE,
Mary Ukelady Hargreaves will perform calypso music at 3 p.m. at the Carriage House Cafe, 1523 Federal Road. 897-8550

Sept. 14: RUMFORD,
the Dunnemans will perform gospel music at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Washington Street. 674-2968

Sept. 15: CARTHAGE, Jez Lowe and the Bad Pennies from the United Kingdom will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

Sept. 15: LIVERMORE FALLS, Terry Moore will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

Sept. 15: NORWAY, the South Paris Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society will perform at 6 p.m. at St. Catherine Church, Main Street. 875-3202

Sept. 15: PORTLAND, Ben Hammond will perform at 10 a.m. at Portland Coffee Roasters, 111 Commercial St. Free 772-9044

Sept. 16: LIVERMORE FALLS, Silver and Gold will perform at 6 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

Sept. 16: RANGELEY, the Scottish band Findlay Napier and the Bar Room Mountaineers will perform at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $10 562-4445

Sept. 17, 24: BELFAST,
Me and Martha will perform every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Darby’s Restaurant, 155 High St. 338-2339

Sept. 17: CARTHAGE, Findlay Napier and the Bar Room Mountaineers from Scotland will perform at 7 p.m. at Sky Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

Sept. 17: FARMINGTON, Mary Murphy will perform at noon in the gazebo at the Farmington Fairgrounds. 782-9819

Sept. 17, 24: LEWISTON,
women musicians will gather every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Wisdom Center, 97 Blake St. 784-0155

Sept. 17, 19, 20: LISBON FALLS, Mary Murphy will perform at the Railroad Restaurant and Pub, 695 Lisbon Road. 353-6069

Sept. 17: PORTLAND, Melissa Ferrick’s CD release show will be held at 8:30 p.m. at SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St. 774-7842

Sept. 17: PORTLAND, Amanda Palmer of the Dresden Dolls will perform at 6 p.m. at Portland Bull Moose, 151 Middle St. Free 775-2126

Sept. 18, 25: AUBURN,
Mary Murphy will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Sept. 18: LIVERMORE FALLS, Nickles and Dimes will perform at 6 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

Dance

Sept. 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, 28: GORHAM, ballroom dance parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

Sept. 12, 19, 26: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Sept. 12, 19, 26: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

Sept. 12: RUMFORD, an armory dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at 85 Lincoln Ave. $1

Sept. 13: FARMINGTON,
a contradance will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Farmington Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $6 491-9928

Sept. 13: PARIS, the Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club dance will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School. $6 743-7176

Sept. 13, 20, 27: PARIS,
the Jones Old Fashioned Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

Sept. 13: RUMFORD, a benefit dance, with music by the Small Town Defenders, will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $5 357-3287

Sept. 13: SABATTUS, a dinner/dance will be held at 5 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $10-$4 375-4850

Sept. 14: LEWISTON,
Country Mist 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

Sept. 14: LEWISTON, an evening of traditional French-Canadian contra and square dancing, with music by Bourque and Friends, will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. $5 513-3050

Sept. 14: PORTLAND,
Sayat Nova, an 80-member Armenian dance ensemble, will perform at 5 p.m. at Portland High School Auditorium. $10/$8 774-2162

Sept. 15, 22: DRESDEN,
country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 622-4884

Sept. 15: SABATTUS, a dinner/dance, with music by Gerry and Adrien, will be held at 5 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $6/$4 375-4850

Sept. 16, 23: LEWISTON,
line dancing will be held every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

Sept. 17, 24: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall. 786-0003

Sept. 17: LEWISTON, dancer/choreographer/singer Janis Brenner will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center, Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Free 786-6135

Kids

Sept. 12: AUBURN, the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital trike-athon will be held at 10 a.m. at Pride and Joy Child Care Center, 81 Manley Road. 783-4111

Sept. 15: DIXFIELD,
author H. Louise Bernstone will read to preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. at Ludden Library, 40 Main St. 562-8838

Special

Sept. 12: AUBURN, an open-ic night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Pleasant Street. 783-8391

Sept. 12, 13: AUGUSTA, the 10th annual Lifestyle Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive. 626-2405

Sept. 12: BRUNSWICK, the Second Friday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Brunswick and Topsham areas. 798-6964

Sept. 12: FALMOUTH,
the second annual benefit “Look Who’s Cookin’ Event” will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Falmouth Country Club. $50 688-4544

Sept. 12, 13: LEWISTON, the third annual Veterans Arts and Crafts Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 29 Westminster St. 783-0068

Sept. 12, 13: OLD ORCHARD BEACH,
the 15th annual Car Show will be held at Memorial Park. 934-2500

Sept. 12, 13: OXFORD, the Oxford Fair with harness racing, music, food and animal shows will be held at the Oxford Fairgrounds. $10-$4

Sept. 12: PORTLAND, comedian Bob Seibel will perform at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Sept. 13: BANGOR, the first BangPop! event, a comics and pop culture convention featuring best-selling author Joe Hill, comic book creators Mark Ricketts, Alex Irvine and Gareth Hinds, writer Mark Laflamme, vendors, film screenings, panel discussions and more, will be held from 9 to 5 p.m. at 395 Griffin Road. $10 per person. Children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult. www.bangpopmaine.com

Sept. 13: GARDINER, the Edwin Arlington Robinson Walking Tour will be held at 10 a.m. starting at the Gardiner Commons at the Edwin Arlington Robinson monument. 582-3312

Sept. 13: GRAY,
the 11th annual fish and wildlife open house will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 287-3303

Sept. 13: LEONARD’S MILLS,
a Blacksmiths’ Roundup with demonstrations and fancy forging will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maine Forest and Logging Museum. $5/$2 581-2871

Sept. 13: LEWISTON, the third annual block party and wellness fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the end of Pierce Street, between Pine and Ash Streets. 795-6040

Sept. 13: LOVELL, “Two: High Energy Juggling” will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Brick Church for the Performing Arts, Christian Hill Road. $10/$5 925-2792

Sept. 13: NEW GLOUCESTER,
a celebration of 100 years of farming will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pineland Farms. 688-4539

Sept. 13, 14: OGUNQUIT, the 35th annual antique show and sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dunaway Center, School Street. 646-0296

Sept. 13: PORTLAND,
the Casco Bay Cougar Crawl 5K event will be held at 2:30 p.m. along the Portland Trails Back Bay course. 839-8974

Sept. 13: PORTLAND, the PICNIC Music and Arts Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lincoln Park, corner of Congress Street and Franklin Arterial. 774-7842

Sept. 13: SCARBOROUGH,
the Woofminster 2008 third annual Planet Dog Foundation Amateur Dog Show and Cover Dog Challenge will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Camp Ketcha, 336 Black Point Road. $15/$5 563-7695

Sept. 13, 14: WELLS, the 10th annual Chili Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Harbor Park. 646-2451

Sept. 14: AUGUSTA,
a cooking demonstration will be held at 1 p.m. at Old Fort Western. 626-2385

Sept. 14, 21, 28: BRIDGTON,
an open-mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

Sept. 14: FALMOUTH, a Greek mythology show will be held at 4 p.m. at USM South Planetarium, 96 Falmouth St. $5/$4 780-4249

Sept. 14: FARMINGTON, the ninth annual Miss Farmington Fair Pageant will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Farmington Fairgrounds. 839-5578

Sept. 14-20: FARMINGTON,
the Farmington Fair with exhibition hall, midway, livestock and food will be held at the Farmington Fairgrounds. 778-6083

Sept. 14: PORTLAND, Psychic Sunday will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel, Congress Street. $1 286-1427

Sept. 14: WINDSOR, the 27th annual United Bikers of Maine Toy Run will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Windsor Fairgrounds, Route 21. 1-888-229-9826

Sept. 16: FREEPORT, a Celebration of Amazing Women 2008 will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. $75/$105

Sept. 18: AUBURN, the benefit Captive Elements Art House art auction will be held at Holly’s Deli and Wine Bar, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Sept. 18: BRUNSWICK,
the Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe will perform Japanese puppetry at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3046

Sept. 18: BRUNSWICK, author Thorpe Moeckel will give a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Schwartz Outdoor Leadership Center. Free 725-3133

Sept. 18: FARMINGTON,
award-winning poet Cate Marvin will present a reading at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. 778-7454

Sept. 18: LEWISTON,
Craig Teicher will present a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall.

Sept. 18: LEWISTON, Annette Vance Dorey will present a program on “Start Your Family Oral History” at 6 p.m. at Museum L-A, 35 Canal St. 333-3881

Theater

Sept. 12, 13, 14: AUBURN, the new Out of the Box Theater will perform “Americana,” a series of six one-act plays inspired by Norman Rockwell paintings and written by Linda Britt, at Auburn Middle School, Court Street. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $10/$5 784-0903

Sept. 12-21: BANGOR, Penobscot Theatre Company will perform “On Golden Pond” at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Sept. 18, 8 p.m. Sept. 12, 19 and 20, 5 p.m. Sept. 13 and 2 p.m. Sept. 14, 20 and 21. $10-$40 942-3333

Sept. 12: BETHEL,
“The Legend of Lefty,” a two-act comedy, will be performed by the Bethel Community Players at 7 p.m. at the Bethel Inn Conference Center, Broad Street. $10/$25 824-2175

Sept. 12-Oct. 12: OGUNQUIT, “Les Miserables” 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

Sept. 12-28: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “The Music Man” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 799-7337

Sept. 13: PARIS, “Mother Culture” will be performed at 4 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $10/$8 743-8452

Sept. 17, 18: SEBAGO,
Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake will hold auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the center, Route 114. 642-3743

Sept. 18: AUBURN, “One Night,” an interactive play about acquaintance rape, will be performed at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner St. Free 755-5355

Sept. 18-Oct. 12: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “On Golden Pond” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 3 p.m. Oct. 11. $28/$18 885-5883

Films

Sept. 12-14: BRUNSWICK, “Bar Harbor Movie Queen, 1936” will be shown at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 725-3120

Sept. 12, 13, 14: LEWISTON, “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Bates College Olin Arts Center. $1

Sept. 14: FARMINGTON,
“Maurice” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Lincoln auditorium. Free 778-7321

Books

Sept. 18: AUBURN, author P.D. LaFleur will present a program on modern fiction at 5:30 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Sept. 18-Oct. 2: LEWISTON, a book discussion series will be held every Thursday at 6 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3050

Lectures

Sept. 12: LEWISTON, painter Michael Ranucci will speak at 6:30 p.m. at L/A Arts Gallery, 49 Lisbon St. 782-7228

Sept. 13: BETHEL,
Cathy Johnson will speak on “Maine Woods at the Crossroads” at 6:15 p.m. at the Alder River Grange Hall.

Sept. 16: AUGUSTA, Tom and Lee Ann Szelog will speak about their experiences as lighthouse keepers at Marshall Point Lighthouse in Port Clyde, at 7 p.m. at Pine Tree Arboretum. 377-2052

Sept. 16: BRUNSWICK, Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, career statesman and diplomat, will speak on “Priorities for the Next President of the United States in Foreign and Security Policy” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3433

Sept. 16: BRUNSWICK, Monsignor Charles Murphy will speak on “Catholic Social Teaching: The Challenge of Christian Citizenship and Discipleship” at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Druckenmiller Hall. Free 725-3375

Sept. 17: BRUNSWICK, geneticist Philip Reilly will speak about “The Strongest Boy in the World: How Genetic Information is Reshaping Our Lives” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Druckenmiller Hall. Free 725-3218

Sept. 17: FARMINGTON,
Bob Kimber will speak about his 250-mile canoe trip in northern Quebec in the summer of 2006 at 7 p.m. at UMF Roberts Center. Free 645-2445


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