June 19: AUBURN, Remo & Steve will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

June 19: AUBURN, a teen open mic will be held at 6 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. Free 333-6640

June 19: BROWNFIELD, country singer Pam Tillis will perform at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. $48 866-227-6523

June 19-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 19: FARMINGTON, Ruth Hill will perform folk and bluegrass music at a benefit concert at 7 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $10 778-9522

June 19: LEWISTON, organist Kevin Birch will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Free/donation

June 19: LEWISTON, singer/songwriter Paul Cataldo will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

June 19: LOVELL, the Fryeburg Academy Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Brick Church for the Performing Arts, Christian Hill Road. Free/Donations 925-2792

June 19: POLAND, the LaClaires will perform bluegrass music at 7 p.m. at Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St. Free 998-4390

June 19: PORTLAND, Kate Schrock and her father, Gladden Schrock, will perform at 8 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts and Community Center, 76 Congress St. $17/$15 775-5568

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

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

June 20: BATH, the Colwell Brothers Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $17-$12 442-8455

June 20: LEWISTON, the Distributors will perform in the afternoon and evening at the Grains and Grapes Festival at Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St. 1-800-439-9473

June 20: LEWISTON, the Christian band Rush of Fools will perform at 6 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School, Central Avenue. $20-$12 622-1340

June 20: LISBON FALLS, karaoke night will be held at 8:30 p.m. at the Railroad Pub, 697 Lisbon St. 353-6069

June 20, July 3: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Black Mountain Hobos will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 20: NAPLES, the fourth annual Maine Blues Festival will be held in various areas in Naples. 647-3472

June 20: PEAKS ISLAND, Teresa Storch will perform acoustic/folk music at 7:30 p.m. at Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. $10 766-3330

June 20: ROCKLAND, Jonathan Richman will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 328 Main St. $15 594-0070

June 20: STONINGTON, the Lupine Festival concert will be held at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $10 367-2788

June 21: BOWDOINHAM, Hope Hoffman and Jim Tolles will perform bluegrass music at 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo at the downtown Bowdoinham waterfront park. 666-5531

June 21: CARTHAGE, singer Michael Black will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

June 21, 28, July 5: 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 21, 28, July 5: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

June 21: LIVERMORE, pianist Jerry Ellis will perform at 9 a.m. at the North Livermore Baptist Church. 897-6951

June 22, 29, July 6: LIVERMORE FALLS, Glory Bound with Terry Moore will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 22: POLAND SPRING, Celebrate, a quartet from the Royal River Chorus, will perform at 7 p.m. at All Souls Chapel. $7.50 998-4142

June 23: FARMINGTON, Off the Hill will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meeting House Gazebo in downtown Farmington. 778-3424

June 23: LIVERMORE FALLS, Barry Wood will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 23: OXFORD, the Bel Airs will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the “Concerts in the Park” on Route 121 and Skeetfield Road. 539-4102

June 23: PORTLAND, Susan Tedeschi will perform at 8 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $50-$30 899-4990

June 24: AUBURN, the Auburn Community Band will perform “Forgotten but Unforgettable” at 7 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 333-6601

June 24: CARTHAGE, Canadian fiddler April Verch will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

June 24, July 1: LIVERMORE FALLS, Stained Grass will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 24-27: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Maine Festival of American Music “It’s Roots and Traditions” will be held at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. $50-$20 926-4597

June 25, 26: GREENE, vocalist Mary Murphy will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday and 2 and 7 p.m. Friday at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. 945-5311

June 25, July 2: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 581-2425

June 25: LIVERMORE FALLS, Nickles and Dimes will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

June 25, 27: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Portland String Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. at the Shaker Meeting House.

June 25: RANGELEY, Canadian fiddler April Verch will perform at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $10/$12.50 864-5000

June 19: AUBURN, a fundraising event, with music and dancing, will be held at 8 p.m. at Club Texas, 151 Center St. 784-7785

June 19: LEWISTON, a traditional New England folk dance, with music by Gadelle, will be held at 8 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. 784-0135

June 19: MECHANIC FALLS, the Country Ridge Riders will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

June 19: PORTLAND, a swing dance with music by Maine Swingin’ DJs will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange Hall, 1408 Washington Ave. $8 653-5012

June 20: MECHANIC FALLS, the Record Family will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

June 20: NORWAY, Art Moves Dance Studio will perform at 7 p.m. at the studio, 13 Cottage St. $5 743-5569

June 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 20: RUMFORD, a benefit dinner/dance and Chinese auction will be held at 5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Music will be by Scott and Cindy Grassette.

June 22, 29: 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 23, 30: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

June 24, July 1: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

June 20: HARTFORD, the “Little Princess Tea Party” will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Hartford Town Hall, Route 140. $3 224-7355

June 23: MEXICO, the “Snake Man” will present a program at 10 a.m. at Mexico Town Hall. 364-3281

June 24: LEWISTON, juggler Morten Hansen will perform at 10 a.m. at Lewiston Athletic Park. Free

June 25: LEWISTON, the Conjuring Carroll Magic Show will be held at 10 a.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free 513-3133

June 19-July 4: AUGUSTA, the Whatever Family Festival will be held at Capitol Park. 623-4559

June 19: BATH, the Bath Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Bath. 798-6964

June 19: LEWISTON, World Refugee Day with ethnic music, food and dancing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3050

June 19, 20, 21: LEWISTON, the fourth annual Festival FrancoFun with food, music and more will be held at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. Concerts, $10 689-2000

June 19: PARIS, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. 743-5723

June 19: PORTLAND, comedian Mike Donovan will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

June 19: PORTLAND, a summer solstice rally will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Monument Square.

June 19: SEBAGO, “Comedy Night” with Mike Harris, Dennis Healy and Vernon Cox will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. $8/$10 642-3743

June 19-21: STARKS, Harry’s Hoe Down Festival, with diverse music, giant puppets, circus performers, fire twirlers and dancers, will be held at the Harry Brown Farm. 333-6985

June 20: BOWDOIN, the annual strawberry festival will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at West Bowdoin Parish Hall. $7/$3 353-2446

June 20: BRUNSWICK, Taste of Brunswick, a daylong celebration of the burgeoning food and beverage arts community, will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at the Brunswick Mall. $5/$7

June 20: FREEPORT, the Wolfe’s Neck Art Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road. Free 865-4469

June 20: GARDINER, the Greater Gardiner River Festival will be held at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. 582-7144

June 20: GRAY, personnel from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will present a program from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657- 4977

June 20: LEWISTON, the Bates College annual “clean sweep sale” will be held at 8 a.m. at Bates College Underhill Arena. 786-8367

June 20: LEWISTON, the 2009 Maine Grains and Grapes Festival will be held at 3 and 7:30 p.m. at Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St. 783-2009

June 20: MECHANIC FALLS, the 28th annual Pottle Hill benefit road race will be held at 9 a.m. starting from the Town Square. 753-0505

June 20: NEW GLOUCESTER, Tim Greene will demonstrate his blacksmithing skills at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. Free 926-4597

June 20: OTISFIELD, “Gardens With a View,” a benefit featuring five homes in Otisfield, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $15-$10 743-8820

June 20: OXFORD, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 11 a.m. at Oxford Recreation Center.

June 20: PARIS, the McLaughlin Garden Annual Garden Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $15-$10 743-8820

June 20: PORTLAND, comedian Paul D’Angelo will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

PARIS, June 20: WATERFORD, a Family Fun Day with food, arts and crafts, climbing wall and games will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 57 Bear Pond Road. 780-5868

June 21: NEW GLOUCESTER, the annual Knucklebusters Motor Club auto show will be held at Hodgman’s Frozen Custard, Route 202. 524-5591

June 21: STANDISH, “Too Live Nurse” will present music, humor and improvisation at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph’s College, 278 whites Bridge Road. $45 752-4723

June 25: NEW GLOUCESTER, the 34th annual strawberry festival will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the New Gloucester Congregational Church, Gloucester Hill Road. 926-4538

June 19, 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 19 and 20 and 2 p.m. June 19. $39-$28 985-5552

June 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28: AUBURN, L/A Community Little Theatre will perform “Lost in Yonkers” at the Great Falls Performing Arts Center, 30 Academy St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $15 783-0958

June 19, 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 and 8 p.m. evening performances. $29-$52 725-8760

June 19-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 19-21, 25, 26, 27, 28: 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

June 20: PARIS, Susan Poulin will present “Ida: Woman Who Runs with the Moose” at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $14/$12 743-8452

June 23-July 11: ARUNDEL, “Godspell will be performed at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. June 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, July 1, 2, 3 11, 7, 8, 9 10, 11 and 2 p.m. June 24, July 1, 3, 8 and 10. $39-$28 985-5552

June 24-July 3: BANGOR, the Penobscot Theatre will present the annual new play festival “Northern Writes” at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. $35-$5 942-3333

June 24-July 11: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will perform “Crazy for You” 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 24, 25: ROCKLAND, the Everyman Repertory Theatre will perform “Occupant” at the Lincoln Street Center. $10 596-6457

June 25-28: HARRISON, Lake Region Community Theatre will perform “My Fair Lady” at 8 p.m. June 25, 26 and 27 and 2 p.m. June 28 at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $15/$12 647-3957

June 25: PORTLAND, PORTopera’s Maine’s Emerging Artists will perform the opera “The Secret Marriage” at Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square. 879-7678

Films

June 19: BRUNSWICK, “Every Little Step” will be shown at 1, 3, 5 7 and 9 p.m. at Eveningstar Cinema, 149 Maine St. $7.75 729-5486

June 19, 20, 21: PORTLAND, “The Way We Get By,” about elderly Mainers whose lives have been transformed by the community they have created greeting troops at the Bangor International Airport, will be shown at the Space Gallery, 538 Congress St. 623-4177

June 19: ROCKLAND, “A Visit to the Star of Hope – Conversations With Robert Indiana,” a documentary film by Dale Schierholt, will be shown at the Strand Theatre, 328 Main St. 596-6457

Books

June 20: FREEPORT, Jan West Schrock and illustrator Aileen Darragh will sign copies of their book, “Give a Goat,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at L.L. Bean Flagship Store, Main Street. 552-6046

June 20: NORWAY, Gregory S. Zielinski, author of “Conditions May Vary: A Guide to Maine Weather,” will sign copies of his book from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Books ‘n’ Things, 430 Main St. 596-6264

June 25: PORTLAND, James Hayman, author of “The Cutting,” will sign copies of his book at 7 p.m. at Longfellow Books, 1 Monument Way. 228-8263

Lectures

June 19: LEWISTON, Kathy Angel Lee will speak at 6:30 p.m. at L/A Arts Gallery 5, 49 Lisbon St. Free 782-7228

June 21: POWNAL, Carol Driscoll, director of the Carving Studio in Vermont, will speak at 2 p.m. at June LaCombe Sculpture. 688-4468

June 22: LEWISTON, Mark Richard, Franco-American scholar and historian, will speak at 6:30 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3133

June 22: NORWAY, Woody Thompson of the Maine Geological Survey will speak about the glacial origins of the Crooked River Watershed at 7 p.m. at Norway Library, 258 Main St. 739-2124

June 22: WATERFORD, Lucia Terry of Perennial Point of View in Bridgton, will speak on “How Does Your Garden Flow?” at 7 p.m. at Waterford Library. Free 583-2050

June 24: BRIDGTON, author Lois Lowry will speak at noon at the Bridgton municipal complex. 647-2389


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