June 12: AUBURN, an open-mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. 783-8391

June 12: AUBURN, Carol Wise will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

June 12: BRUNSWICK, Kate Schrock and her father, Gladden Schrock, will perform at 8 p.m. at Frontier Cafe Cinema and Gallery, 14 Maine St. $17/$15 725-5222

June 12-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

June 12: FARMINGTON, Leila Percy and Friends will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $7/$6 778-7136

June 12: GREENE, Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

July 12: LEWISTON, Brooke Brown Saracino and the band Like Bells will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

June 12: PEMAQUID, a jazz-filled evening will be presented from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pemaquid Harbor Pier. $25 563-2196

June 12: PORTLAND, They Might Be Giants will perform at 8 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $25/$28 899-4990

June 12: PORTLAND, Lovewhip will perform at 8 p.m. at Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St. $8 879-8988

June 12: RICHMOND, guitarist Lindsey Montana will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Old Goat, 33 Main St. Free 737-4628

June 12: ROCKLAND, Luka Bloom will perform Celtic soul at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 328 Main St. $22 594-0070

June 13: AUBURN, the Okbari Band and belly dancers will perform as part of Middle Eastern Night at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

June 13: BAR MILLS, the Renaissance Voices will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $14/$12 929-6472

June 13: DIXFIELD, fiddler Jim Roy and pianist Jodie Kazregis will perform at 7 p.m. at the Dixfield Congregational Church, High Street. $5 597-2955

June 13: FARMINGTON, the Peter H. Sturtevant Tribute Concert will be held at UMF Nordica Auditorium. 624-1423

June 13: LIVERMORE FALLS, Off the Hill will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

June 13: PORTLAND, the Highland Soles will perform at 11 a.m. at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. $8/$5 775-5568

June 13: SALEM, the Narrow Gauge Strings will perform at 7 p.m. at Salem Community Building. Donations

June 13: UNITY, Morgan Davis will perform at 8 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $12 948-3131

June 14, 21, 28: 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

June 14: JEFFERSON, the Maine Academy of Country Music will hold a country music show to celebrate the life of the late secretary/treasurer, David Melancon Sr., from noon to 6 p.m. at Broken Acres, Valley Road. 377-3597

June 14, 21, 28: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

June 15, 22: LIVERMORE FALLS, Glory Bound with Terry Moore will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 15: PORTLAND, the Matt Fogg Trio will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Back Bay Grill, 65 Portland St. 772-8833

June 15: PORTLAND, Pink Martini will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $48-$35 842-0800

June 16: FARMINGTON, Arizona Rose will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meeting House gazebo. 778-3424

June 16: LEWISTON, Gadelle will perform Celtic music at 7 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St.$10/$12.50 689-2000

June 16: LIVERMORE FALLS, Silver and Gold will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 17: AUBURN, the Auburn Community Band will perform its “March Into Summer” program at 7 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 333-6601

June 17: CARTHAGE, Gadelle will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10/$12.50 562-4445

June 17, 24: LIVERMORE FALLS, Stained Grass will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 17: WATERVILLE, the Taj Mahal Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. $40/$50 873-7000

June 18: AUBURN, the Three Point Trio will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

June 18: AUBURN, Mary Murphy will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Auburn Mall center court, 550 Center St. 786-2977

June 18: LEWISTON, Just Us will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $8 689-2000

June 18, 25: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 581-2425

June 18: LIVERMORE FALLS, Mojo Mama’s will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 18, 19, 20: PORTLAND, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will present the 17th annual pride concert at 8 p.m. at Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. $20 772-1384

June 18: RANGELEY, Gadelle will perform at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $10/$12.50 864-5000

June 18, 19, 20, 21: SIDNEY, the 32nd annual Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Silver Spur Riding Club. 873-6539

June 18: STONINGTON, Judith Sloan will perform at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $10 367-2788

June 12: FARMINGTON, karaoke and dance night with music by Dreamin’ Big will be held at 8 p.m. at the Farmington Elks Lodge. $5 778-6761

June 12: LEWISTON, a New England contra dance with music by Perpetual e-Motion will be held at 8 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. $5/$2 513-3050

June 12: 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

June 13: FARMINGTON, a contra dance with music by Green, Green and Bains will be held at 8 p.m. at Farmington Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $6/$5 491-9928

June 13: MECHANIC FALLS, Tim Sprague and the Murky Water I will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

June 13: PARIS, the Swinging Bears Square Dance Club will hold a dance at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6 743-7176

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

June 13: PORTLAND, Portland Ballet will hold auditions for “Portland Dances: New Works Showcase” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Portland Ballet Studios, 517 Forest Ave. 772-9671

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

June 13: WILTON, the Friendship Squares will hold a square dance at 6:30 p.m. at the Cushing School. 778-4429

June 14: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance, for ages 21 and over, with music by Wild Horse, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

June 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

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

June 17, 24: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

June 17, 24: 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

June 18: PARIS, Art Moves Dance Studio will present “Struck by Art Moves” at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.

Kids

June 12: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will present “A Year With Frog and Toad,” a children’s musical, at 10 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. $11-$7 725-8769

June 13: LEWISTON, kids have breakfast with favorite characters at 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Simple Earth Cafe at Mr. Paperback, 855 Lisbon St. $8/$5 539-6888

Special

June 12, 13: AUBURN, the L-A Spring Fest with Smokey’s Greater Show will be held at Great Falls Plaza.

June 12: BRUNSWICK, the Second Friday Artwalk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Brunswick and Topsham, 798-6964

June 12, 13: PORTLAND, comedian Chance Langton will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

June 13: AUBURN, the 49th annual Maine Iris Society Show will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Auburn Middle School, 38 Falcon Drive. Free 1-888-346-4539

June 13: BATH, Comedy Blast 2009 will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $12-$8 442-8455

June 13: DIXFIELD, the Dixfield Congregational Church will host a coffee house with fiddler Jim Roy and pianist Jodie Kazregis from 7 to 9 p.m. in the annex on High Street. $5, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, free.

June 13, 14: FARMINGTON, the 11th annual Franklin County 4-H fair and auction will be held at at the Farmington Fairgrounds. 778-4650

June 13, 14: FREEPORT, the Freeport Art Club Summer Show 2009 will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Key Bank, 135 Main St. 865-3969

June 13: GARDINER, a Metal Works Studio Day will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Center for Maine Crafts, 24 Service Plaza Drive. 588-0021

June 13: GRAY, a program on fly tying and fly casting will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

June 13: HARTFORD, Hartford Heritage Day celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hartford Town Hall, Main Street. 388-2155

June 13: LEWISTON, the Port Veritas poetry slam will be held at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

June 13: NEW GLOUCESTER, the R & R Spinners will present demonstrations at 10 a.m. at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. Free 926-4597

June 13: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s eighth annual juried art auction will be held at the Equestrian Center at Pineland Farms, 1545 Intervale Road. 1-800-884-1717

June 13: PORTLAND, the 18th annual Pet and People Benefit Walk will be held at 9 a.m. at Payson Park. 775-5216

June 13: PORTLAND, mentalist Rory Raven will present a program at 8 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. $12 775-5568

June 13, 14: PORTLAND, the annual Aeronautical Exposition and Portland Transportation Show will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Portland International Jetport. 781-7960

June 14: FARMINGTON, a benefit auction will be held at 11 a.m. at Philbrick Field. 778-6221

June 14, 16: FREEPORT, Melissa Harris, internationally known and published artist and psychic, will offer “spirit essence portraits” at Leapin Lizards. 865-0900

June 14: MONMOUTH, a Flag Day ceremony will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Monmouth Museum, Main Street. 933-2837

June 16: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue Curtain Raisers Improv Comedy Team will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Lincoln Auditorium. Free

June 16: PARIS, a Scrabble tournament will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. 743-6994

June 17: PORTLAND, free house and garden tours will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tate House Museum, 1267 Westbrook St. 774-6177

June 17, 18: PORTLAND, “The Queer Alternative: Windows,” with artists performing songs, stories, poems, visual arts and music, will be held at 8 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. $10 775-5568

Theater

June 12-20: ARUNDEL, “Suds: The Rockin’ ’60s Musical Soap Opera” will be performed at Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. June 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 14, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20; and 2 p.m. June 10, 17 and 19. $39-$28 985-5552

June 12, 13, 14: BATH, Studio Theatre of Bath will perform “An Evening With Andrew Lloyd Webber and Friends” at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $10/$15 442-8455

June 12, 13, 18, 19, 20: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, “Forever Plaid” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $20/$25 633-5159

June 12-20: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will perform “The Light in the Piazza” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Showtimes are 2 p.m. for matinees, 8 p.m. evening performances and 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening family night. $29-$52 725-8760

June 12, 13: OGUNQUIT, “A Chorus Line” will be performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Matinees are 3:30 p.m. Saturday. $53-$47 646-5511

June 14, 15: AUBURN, L/A Community Little Theatre will hold auditions for “Grease” at 6:30 p.m. at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, 30 Academy St. 783-0958

June 15, 16: HALLOWELL, Gaslight Theater will hold auditions for “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” at 6:30 p.m. at Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698

June 17-July 11: OGUNQUIT, “Shout! The Mod Musical” 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

June 18-21: NORWAY, the Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association will perform “Never Too Late” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday at Norway Grange Hall, 15 Whitman St. $10/$8 739-6200

Films

June 12: BETHEL, the second annual TMS Film Festival will be held at 6 p.m. at Telstar High School Auditorium. Free 824-2136

Books

June 12: PORTLAND, Carolyn Baker, author of “Sacred Demise, Walking the Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization’s Collapse,” will sign copies of her book at 7 p.m. at First Parish Universalist Unitarian Church, 425 Congress St. Donations 773-5747

June 13: MEXICO, a book, bake and bargain sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mexico Public Library, 134 Main St. 364-3281

June 13: RUMFORD, Tess Gerritsen, author of “Harvest,” will sign copies of her book at 1 p.m. at Rumford Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. 364-3661

June 14: AUBURN, author Bobbi LaChance will sign copies of her book at 11:30 a.m. at High Street Congregational Church, 106 Pleasant St. 784-1306

Lectures

June 12: LEWISTON, Hugh Keene will speak on several theories of the structure of the atom from those of the early Greeks to the currently accepted model, at noon at USM L-A College, 51 Westminster St. $7/$8 753-6510

June 15: YARMOUTH, Donna Cassidy, published author and professor for American and New England studies and art history of the University of Southern Maine, will speak about the importance of Canada in the history of American art at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Log Cabin, 196 Main St. $5/$3 846-6259


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