May 22, 23: BAR MILLS, Maine’s champion fiddlers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $14/$12 929-6472

May 22: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, William Feasley, classical guitarist, will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $15/$20 633-5159

May 22: FRYEBURG, the John Jorgenson Quintet will perform at 7 p.m. at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy. $20/$15 935-2001

May 22: FRYEBURG, Lindsey Montana will perform at 8:30 p.m. at 302 West Smokehouse and Tavern, 636 Main St. 935-3021

May 22: GARDINER, Audio Travesty and Fifth Freedom will perform at 7 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $9/$10 582-7144

May 22: GREENE, singer/songwriter Martin Swinger will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. at Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

May 22: LEWISTON, Just Us, local musical group, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Center, 145 Birch St. $5/$6 784-2926

May 22: NAPLES, the Maine Blues Society blues jam will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Freedom Cafe, 923 Roosevelt Trail. 693-3700

May 22: PORTLAND, the Leftovers will perform at 5 p.m. at Bull Moose, 151 Middle St. Free 775-2126

May 22: ROCKLAND, the Barra Macneils will perform Celtic music at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theater, 328 Main St. $20 594-0070

May 23: AUBURN, Bobbi Berracah and Johnny Rock will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

May 23: FARMINGTON, the Diva Show, an evening of lighthearted entertainment, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School Auditorium. $15

May 23: HALLOWELL, the Distributors will perform at 9:30 p.m. at The Wharf, 1 Wharf St. 622-9290

May 23: LEWISTON, the D G Karma Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

May 23: NAPLES, the Maine Blues Society blues jam will be held at 9 p.m. at Bray’s Brewpub, 678 Roosevelt Trail. 693-6806

May 23: PEAKS ISLAND, “Songwriters by the Sea,” an acoustic/folk music concert, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. $10 766-3330

May 24-Sept. 6: DIXFIELD, Maine Countryfolk Music Theatre will present a jam session on Fridays from 5 to 9 p.m. and traditional country, gospel. folk and bluegrass jam session Sundays noon to 6 p.m. at the theater, U.S. Route 2. 645-7531

May 24: FARMINGTON, Katie Kennedy and Friends will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $6/$5 778-7136

May 24, 31, June 7: GRAY, an open mic/blues jam will be held every Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Tailgate Bar and Grill, 61 Portland Road, Route 100. 657-7973

May 24, 31, June 7: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

May 24: LIVERMORE, a benefit block party will be held from 11 a.m. to midnight at the Carriage House Cafe, 1523 Federal Road. $15 897-5880

May 25: PORTLAND, the Choral Art Society will hold auditions from 7 to 9 p.m. at Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave. 775-2126

May 26: LEWISTON, lutists Timothy Burris and Seth Warner will perform at 12:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

May 26: LIVERMORE FALLS, Barry Wood will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

May 27: CARTHAGE, Canadian fiddler Kimberley Fraser and guitarist Mark Simos will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theater Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

May 27, 28: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue High School music concert and art show will be held at 7 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School gym. 778-3561

May 28: BRUNSWICK, Lynn Deeves and Martine Locke will perform at 7 p.m. at Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St. $10 725-5222

May 28, June 4: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 581-2425

May 28: LIVERMORE FALLS, Nickles and Dimes will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

May 28: PARIS, the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School Music Department will present “A Night of Broadway” at 7 p.m. at the school auditorium. 743-8914

May 28: RANGELEY, Canadian fiddler Kimberley Fraser and guitarist Mark Simos will perform at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $10 864-5000

May 22: MECHANIC FALLS, Steve and the good Ole Boys will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 23: MECHANIC FALLS, Bobby Reed and Wildhorse will play at a dance at 8 p.m. the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 23, 30: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play old-fashioned dance music at 7 p.m. at the South Paris Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

May 23: SABATTUS, a dinner/dance will be held at 5 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $10-$5 375-4850

May 24: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance, for ages 21 and over, with music by Steve and the Good Old Boys, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

May 25, June 1: 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

May 26, June 2: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

May 27, June 3: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

May 27: LEWISTON, a dance showcase featuring choreography by students at Bates will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. 786-6161

May 27, June 3: RUMFORD, line dancing will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 13 Oxford Ave. All ages are welcome. $5 739-9798

Kids

May 27: MEXICO, “Ahoy, Maties,” a pirate party for children ages 2 through 10, will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Mexico Public Library. 364-3281

May 28: LEWISTON, the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzert series “Percussion: Wood, Metal, Skins,” will be held at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. $4/$3 773-6128

May 22: MEXICO, a magic show and dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. at King Hiram Lodge, River Road. $15 364-3624

May 22-25: PARIS, the 12th annual Lilac Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at McLaughlin Garden Center, Main Street. $5 743-8820

May 22: PORTLAND, comedian Paul Keenan will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

May 23, 24: ANDOVER, the Ellis River Riders horse show will be held at 9 a.m. on Airport Road. Free 890-6990

May 23: BETHEL, the Bethel Historical Society annual St. Never’s Day sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Broad and Mason streets. 824-2908

May 23: BETHEL, the 30th annual Faye Taylor Memorial Art Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bethel Historical Society. 824-2908

May 23: CUMBERLAND, the juggling team of Shane Miclon and Aaron DeWitt will perform at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Valley View Farm “Kids Korner” at 290 Tuttle Road. Free 829-3533

May 23: FARMINGTON, a whatever sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion Hall, High and Middle streets. 778-9371

May 23: GARDINER, Woodturning School Studio Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Center for Maine Craft, 24 Service Plaza Drive. 588-0021

May 23: LEWISTON, the Twin Cities Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. starting at Kennedy Park. 225-3285

May 23: LISBON, a benefit antiques and collectibles sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 496 Lisbon St. 353-8453

May 23: LOCKE MILLS, a spring fling sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Locke Mills Union Church. 674-2259

May 23: NEW GLOUCESTER, a guided nature walk will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. 926-4597

May 23: PARIS, a spring flower show and plant sale will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School. 966-2789

May 23: PORTLAND, comedian Tom Hayes will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

May 23: RANGELEY, the annual prose, pies and plants sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rangeley Public Library. 864-9949

May 24, 25: ANDOVER, the Ellis River Riders Western/English open show will be held at the grounds, Airport Road. Free 890-6990

May 24: MECHANIC FALLS, the Pine Tree State Country Music Association’s 10th annual awards show will be held at 1 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10-$3 490-1232

May 24: OXFORD, a Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. starting at Oxford Elementary School. 539-9021

May 24: RANGELEY, the third annual Dick Deery Run/Walk for MSA will be held at 2 p.m. at Waterfront Park. 864-5200

May 25: LISBON FALLS, the annual Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. starting at Crafts Transport, Route 196. 353-6104

May 25: LIVERMORE FALLS, a Memorial Day parade will be held in the Livermore Falls and Jay areas. 897-5335

May 25: NORWAY, a Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. starting at the Advertiser Democrat. 743-2935

May 25: OXFORD, a Memorial Day parade will be held at 9 a.m. starting at Oxford Elementary School.

May 25: PARIS, a Memorial Day parade will be held at 10:30 a.m. starting in the front of the courthouse, Western Avenue. 743-1643

May 25: PARIS, a Memorial Day parade will be held at 11 a.m. starting at the Finnish-American Heritage Center.

May 26: LEWISTON, students for the contemporary performance poetry course will present their works at 7 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. Free 786-6161

May 27: BETHEL, Telstar Middle School students will showcase their visual and performing art accomplishments at 5 p.m. at Telstar High School auditorium. Free 824-2136

May 28: AUBURN, the Make-a-Wish Foundation’s ninth annual Walk for Wishes will be held at 6 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 221-2306

May 28: AUBURN, the annual English Tea and American Comedy will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. $12-$5 333-6640

May 22, 23: LEWISTON, a modern play created by students and faculty will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Pettigrew Hall. 786-6161

May 22-June 13: OGUNQUIT, “A Chorus Line” will be performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Matinees are 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 3:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. $53-$47 646-5511

May 22-24: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “The Drawer Boy” at 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. $36-$13 774-0465

May 22-31: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “Sweeney Todd” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 799-7337

May 23, 24: AUBURN, Community Little Theater will perform “Disney Through the Years” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, 30 Academy St. $10 783-0958

May 23: MONMOUTH, the Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Three Little Pigs” at 1 p.m. at Cumston Hall. $4.50 933-9999

Books

May 24: BRIDGTON, Elizabeth Atkinson, author of “Glee,” a guide to gluten-free independence, will sign copies of her book at 1 p.m. at Morning Dew Natural Foods, 19 Sandy Creek Road. 647-4003


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