music

July 3:  AUBURN, Two Other Guys will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041
July 3-Aug. 5: BRUNSWICK,
the
Bowdoin International Music Festival, featuring a varied repertoire of
traditional and modern works, will be held every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. $25/$5 725-3895
July 3: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm, will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $15-$10 633-5159
July 3-Aug. 7: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin International Music
Festival, with performances of faculty and guest artists, will be held
each Friday at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. $35 725-3895
July 3: FREEPORT, Eli Mattson, runner-up on “America’s Got Talent,” will perform at 7 p.m. at the Harraseeket Inn. $30 865-9377
July 3:  LEWISTON, Perpetual e-Motion will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

July 3, 7: LIVERMORE FALLS,
Silver and Gold will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
July 4:  AUBURN, Carole Wise will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041
July 4: FREEPORT,
Patty Loveless with special guest, Marcia Ramirez, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Main Street. 552-6046
July 4:  LEWISTON, after the fireworks, local musicians Jon Assam and Jesse Pilgrim will perform followed by the jazz-infused junk band Milk Case at 10 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344
July 4, 18: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Black Mountain Hobos will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229
July 5-Aug. 7: BRUNSWICK, the International
Music Festival, with chamber music performances by festival students,
will be held Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. $10 725-3895
July 5, 12, 19: 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
July 5, 12, 19: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155
July 5: LIVERMORE, Mitch Thomas will perform at 9 a.m. at the North Livermore Baptist Church. 897-6951
July 6:  BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin International Music Festival
will present works by Mendelssohn, Debussy and Strauss at 7:30 p.m. at
Bowdoin College Studzinski Hall. 725-3895
July 6:  LIVERMORE FALLS, the Blackwood Brothers Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 25 Church St. donations 897-9405
July 6, 13:  LIVERMORE FALLS,
Glory Bound will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
July 7:  AUBURN, Five Face North will perform classic rock from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Festival Plaza.
July 7: FARMINGTON, Arizona Rose and
Seminole Wind will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meeting
House Gazebo in downtown Farmington. 778-3424


July 7:  OXFORD,
the 195th Army National Guard Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Route 121 and Skeetfield Road. 539-4102
July 8:  AUBURN,
the Auburn Community Band will perform “Music Heard Around the World” at 7 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 333-6601
July 8:  BRUNSWICK, the
Bowdoin International Music Festival presents the works of Freund and
Mendelssohn at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. 725-3895
July 8:  CARTHAGE,
Ti Acad’ie will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10/$12.50 562-4445
July 8:  LEWISTON,
organist Albert Melton will perform at 12:15 p.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Free
July 8, 15: LIVERMORE FALLS, Stained Grass will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
July 8:  PARIS, the Dave Rowe Trio will perform at 6 p.m. at Moore Park.
July 8:  PARIS, the Yet-to-be-Named Banjo Club will perform in concert at 7 p.m. at Deering Memorial United Methodist Church. $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 55+ and free for children under 12. 743-9792

July 8:  ROCKLAND, musicians will perform “Carnival” at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $35-$8 594-6105
July 9:  AUBURN,
the SideCar Heroes, a cappella sextet, will perform at noon at the Hilton Garden Inn. Free 782-7228
July 9:  BOOTHBAY HARBOR,
Danny’s Beal’s Downeast Goodtime Hour will be held at 7:30 p.m. at
Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $10/$15 633-5159
July 9:  LEWISTON,
the Three Point Trio will perform at 6 p.m. at the Bates College Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at Lake Andrews. 786-6400
July  9, 16: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 581-2425
July 9:  LIVERMORE FALLS, Nickles and Dimes will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
July 9:  PARIS,
Sisters in Rhythm will perform at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, Route 26. $10/$12 743-5569
July 9:  PORTLAND,
Femi Kuti and the Positive Force will perform at 8 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $36-$18 899-4990
July 9:  RANGELEY,
Ti Acad’ie will perform at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $10/$12.50 864-9949
July 9:  ROCKPORT,
musicians will perform “The End of Time” at 8 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. $35-$8 236-2823
July 10:  AUBURN,
an open mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. 783-8391
July 10:  BOOTHBAY HARBOR, the Pousette-Dart Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $17/$20 633-5159
July 10:  BRUNSWICK,
the
Bowdoin International Music Festival will present the works of Brahms,
Dvorak and Mendelssohn at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater.
725-3895
July 10:  FREEPORT,
the Unity College Band will perform at 2 p.m. at the Freeport Farmers’ Market, corner of West and Main Streets. 948-3131
July 10:  HARRISON,
the
Casco Bay Tummlers and the Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble will perform
at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $18
583-6747
July 10: ROCKPORT,
the annual “Young Stars of Maine” concert will be held at 7 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. Free 236-2823
July 10:  UNITY,
Peggy Seeger will perform at 7 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $15 948-3131
July 11:  FREEPORT,
Dan Zanes and Friends will perform at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Main Street. 552-6046
July 11:  HARRISON,
Jay
Ungar and the Molly Mason Family Band will perform at 8 p.m. at
Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $20 583-6747
July 11:  LOVELL,
Sarah
Sawin and Brian Whiton will perform classical music at 7:30 p.m. at the
Brick Church for the Performing Arts, Christian Hill Road. $10/$5
925-2792
July 11:  NORWAY,
Mary Uke Hargreaves will perform at 12:30 p.m. at the Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. 743-5309
July 11:  RANGELEY,
jazz pianist Andy Kahn will perform at 7 p.m. at Wilhelm Reich Museum, 19 Orgonon Circle. $10/$3 864-3443
July 11, 12:  ROCKLAND,
the North Atlantic Blues Festival will be held at 11 a.m. at Harbor Park. $60-$25 593-1189
July 12:  CARTHAGE, Madison Violet will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445
July 12:  FARMINGTON,
Jeremy Udden and Andrew Rathbun will perform on saxophone at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free/Donations 645-2157
July 12:  LIVERMORE,
Hodge Podge will perform at 9 a.m. at the North Livermore Baptist Church. 897-6951
July 13:  BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin International Music Festival will present sonatas at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Studzinski Hall. 725-3895
July 13:  FARMINGTON,
Ben Waltzer will perform on the piano at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free/Donations 645-2157
July 13:  HARRISON,
the Encore/Coda Chamber Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $20 583-6747
July 13:  PORTLAND,
Maia Sharp will perform pop music at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 131 State st. $12 761-1757
July 14:  AUBURN,
the Distributors will perform rock, blues and funk from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Festival Plaza.
July 14, 15, 16, 17:  BRUNSWICK,
the
Bowdoin International Music Festival will present Artists of Tomorrow at
6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bowdoin College Studzinski
Hall. 725-3895
July 14:  FARMINGTON,
the Crosbys will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meeting House gazebo in downtown Farmington. 778-3424
July 14:  FARMINGTON,
Alexis Cuadrado, bass, and Owen Howard, drums, will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free/Donations 645-2157
July 14:  HARRISON,
the
Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees
Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. $20 583-6747
July 14:  LEWISTON,
Boreal Tordu will perform at 7 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. 689-2000
July 14:  LIVERMORE FALLS,
Bing Crosby will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
July 14:  UNITY, Trever Exeter will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $12 948-3131
July 15:  AUBURN,
the Auburn Community Band will perform American classics at 7 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 333-6601
July 15:  BRUNSWICK,
the Bowdoin International Music Festival will present “UpBeat” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. 725-3895
July 15:  CARTHAGE,
the Don Roy Trio will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445
July 15:  FARMINGTON,
Alan Ferber, trombone, and John Carlson, trumpet, will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free/Donations 645-2157
July 15:  LEWISTON,
Alan Kaschub will perform on the trumpet at 12:15 p.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
July 15:  OGUNQUIT,
Buckwheat Zydeco will perform at 8 p.m. at Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane. $25 646-4777
July 15:  PARIS,
Delta Knights will perform classic rock, swing and blues at 6 p.m. at Moore Park.
July 15:  ROCKLAND,
the Empire Brass Quintet will perform at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 328 Main St. $35-$8 236-2823
July 16:  AUBURN,
Tinpanic will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. at the Auburn Mall Center Court, 550 Center St. 786-2977
July 16:  AUBURN,
Pat Pepin will perform blues at noon at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 782-7228
July 16:  FARMINGTON, Pete McCann will perform on the guitar at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free/Donations 645-2157
July 16-17:  GREENE, singer-songwriter Jose Duddy will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday; and at 2 and 7 p.m. Friday at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free. 946-5311.
July 16:  LEWISTON, Carolyn Currie will perform at 6 p.m. at the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at Bates College Lake Andrews. Free 786-6400
July 16:  LOVELL,
the
Al Berard Cajun Combo will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Brick Church for
the Performing Arts, Christian Hill Road. $10/$5 925-2792
July 16:  ROCKPORT,
the Empire Brass Quintet will perform at 8 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. $35-$8 236-2823
July 17:  BRUNSWICK, The Bowdoin International Music Festival will present Festival Fridays at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. 725-3895
July 17:  HARRISON,
the Heather Masse Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $15 583-6747
July 17:  PORTLAND, Wilco, an indie rock band, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Maine State Pier, next to Casco Bay Lines. $37 1-800-745-3000
July 18:  FREEPORT,
Matt Dusk will perform at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Main Street. 552-6046
July 18;  TOPSHAM, AudioBody will perform at the Orion Performing Arts Center. 1-800-284-5989
July 18:  UNITY,
the Trio Del Rio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $12 948-3131
July 18:  WATERFORD,
Mary Uke Hargreaves will perform at 3 p.m. at the North Waterford World’s Fair, 36 Green Road. 583-4146
July 19:  FARMINGTON,
Frank
Carlberg, piano, and Christine Correa, vocals, will perform at 8 p.m. at
UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free/Donations 645-2157
July 19:  LIVERMORE,
Joel and Jan Gilbert will perform at 9 a.m. at North Livermore Baptist Church. 897-6951

 
Dance

July 3:  MECHANIC FALLS, Roadhouse will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211
July 4:  MECHANIC FALLS, Frye Mountain Band will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211
July 4, 11, 18, 25:  PARIS,
the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the South Paris Legion Hall, Church Street. $7/$5
July 5: 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
July 6, 13: 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
July 7, 14: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667
July 8, 15: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003
July 9:  PARIS, Art Moves Dance Company will perform at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, Route 26. $10/$12 743-5569
July 10:  LEWISTON,
a
traditional New England folk dance, with music by Bustopher Jones, will
be held at 8 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon
St.
July 10:  MECHANIC FALLS,
Suspects will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211
July 11:  FARMINGTON,
a
contradance, with music by the Smith Brothers, will be held at 8 p.m.
at the West Farmington Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $5/$6 491-9928
July 11:  LEWISTON,
the world-class Kate Weare Company will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $20/$12 786-6161
July 11:  MECHANIC FALLS,
Tim Sprague and the Murky Water Band will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211
July 11:  PARIS,
a red, white and blue dinner/dance will be held at 5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $7/$5 743-5723
July 11:  PARIS,
a square dance and ice cream social will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6 743-7176
July 11:  RUMFORD,
a sock hop will be held at 8 p.m. at the Rumford Eagles Hall. $5 364-8063
July 12:  LEWISTON,

the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance,for ages 21 and over,
with music by Clary Hill, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of
Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389
July 14:  LOCKE MILLS, a dinner/dance, with music by the Country Lads, will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $10/$3.50 674-2259
July 16, 17:  FALMOUTH,
the
Maine State Ballet will perform “Choreographer’s Showcase” at 7 p.m. at
Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route One. $12 781-7672
July 16, 18:  LEWISTON,
Battleworks Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $20/#12 786-6161
July 17:  MECHANIC FALLS,
Crossin’ Mason Dixon will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211
July 18:  MECHANIC FALLS,
the Record Family will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211
July 19:  LEWISTON,
the
Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance, for ages 21 and over,
with music by the Patio Cowboys, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights
of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

 Kids

July 8:  AUBURN, Michael Lane Trautman, mime, clown, magician and juggler, will perform at 10 a.m. at Pettengill Park. Free
July 8:  HARRISON,
Alex
the Jester wil perform stunts and gags at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at
Deertrees Theater and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $5 for adults, $4 for children
583-6747
July 8:  PARIS,
Rick Adam will bring Red’s Recycle-o-Rama to entertain and teach at 10 a.m. at Moore Park.
July 9:  LEWISTON,
Marcus Gale will perform for children at 10 a.m. at the Lewiston Public Librar’s Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3133
July 10:  PORTLAND, David Sparks and his array of animals will be featured at 2 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. $2/$11 828-1234
July 14:  NORWAY,

the Magical World of Harry Potter will b epresented  at 2 p.m. for grades 2
through 6 at Norway Memorial Library, 151 Main St. 743-5308
July 15:  HARRISON,

Matthew and Jason Tardy will perform juggling and physical comedy at 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees
Road. $4/$5 583-6747
July 19:  PORTLAND, a program about Greece will be held at 1 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Theater

July 3-11: ARUNDEL, “Godspell will be
performed at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. Showtimes
are 8 p.m. July 3, 11, 7, 8, 9 10, 11; and 2 p.m. July 3, 8 and 10.
$39-$28 985-5552
July 3-11: 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
July 3: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will
perform “Oh Captain, My Captain: Walt Whitman’s Lincoln” at 7:30 p.m.
at Cumston Hall. $26-$20 933-9999
July 3-11: 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
July 4, 5, 6, 7: RANGELEY, Rangeley Friends of the Arts will perform “Crazy for You” at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. 864-5364
July 7:  HARRISON, PORTopera’s Maine Emerging Artists will
perform “The Secret Marriage” at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and
Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $20/$12 583-6747
July 9:  DAMARISCOTTA,
PORTopera’s Maine Emerging Artists will perform “The Secret Marriage” at 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln County Community Theater. 563-3424
July 9, 10, 11:  LEWISTON, “Dastardly Dr. Devreaux” will be
performed by staff from St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center at the
Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. 689-2000
July 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 29, Aug. 5, 8, 11, 14, 16, 19 and 22:  MONMOUTH,
Theater
at Monmouth will perform “Twelfth Night” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are
7:30 p.m. July 9, 10, 11, 15, 23, 29, Aug. 5, 11, 14 and 22, 7 p.m.
July 12, Aug. 16 and 2 p.m. Aug. 8 and 19. 933-9999
July 9-26:  SEBAGO,

“Oklahoma” will be performed at the Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114.
Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. $16/$18
642-3743
July 10-26:  BRUNSWICK, The Theater Project will present “Wonder of the World,” a comedy for mature audiences only, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday (no show July 12); 14 School St.; pay what you want with a suggested price of $18. 729-8584

July 10, 11, 12:  LEWISTON, “The Dastardly Doctor Devereaux”
will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at
the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $10/$8 777-8717
July 10, 11, 12:  LIMINGTON,
Community
Theater will present the summer children’s production “Bedbugs” at the
theater, Route 25. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday.839-3267
July 12:  OCEAN PARK,
PORTopera’s Maine Emerging Artists will perform “The Secret Marriage” at 7:30 p.m. at the Temple. 934-9068
July 13, 14:  SEBAGO, auditions for “The Odd Couple” (female version) will be held at 6 p.m. at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. 642-3743
July 14-Aug. 1:  ARUNDEL,
“The
Mikado” or “The Town of Titipu” will be performed at the Arundel Barn
Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. Showtimes are 2 p.m. matinees and 8 p.m.
evening performances.$39-$28 985-5552
July 14:  NORWAY,
“Macbeth” will be performed at 7 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 151 Main St. 743-5308
July 15-Aug. 1:  BRUNSWICK,
Maine
State Music Theatre will perform “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Shows are at 2 p.m. for matinees, at 8 p.m.
for evening performances and at 7:30 p.m. for Sunday evening family night. $29-$52
725-8760
July 15-Aug. 8:  OGUNQUIT, “Guys and Dolls” 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
July 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 30, Aug. 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 18 and 22:  MONMOUTH, Theater
at Monmouth will perform “The Mousetrap” at Cumston Hall. Shows are
7:30 p.m. July 16, 17, 18, 22, 30, Aug. 7, 8 and 18; 7 p.m. July 19 and
Aug. 9;
and 2 p.m. Aug. 5, 12 and 22. 933-9999
July 17 to Aug. 1:  Biddeford, Biddeford City Theatre will present Willy Russell’s award-winning musical “Blood Brothers,” a play about the timelessness of friendship and the resolve of the human spirit. Shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, July 26. $15. 282-0849
July 17:  BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Dave Katz will present his one-man
show “Muse of Fire” at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86
Townsend Ave. $12/$15 633-5159
July 18:  HARRISON, a “Mid-Life Crisis Cabaret” will be held at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $18 583-6747

 
Special

July 3, 4: AUGUSTA, the Whatever Family Festival will be held at Capitol Park. 623-4559
July 3-5: BATH, the 37th annual Bath Heritage Days with food, entertainment, book sale and more will be held in the Bath area. 442-7292
July 3:  FARMINGTON, a fishing derby for developmentally disabled adults will be held at Rollo Pond at UMF.
July 3:  GARDINER, a holiday
weekend kick-off barbecue and music event will be held at noon at
Center for Maine Craft, West Gardiner Travel Plaza. 588-0021
July 3:  JAY,
Independence Day festivities with parade, foo and fireworks will start at 5 p.m. on Main Street. 897-3834
July 3, 4, 5:  LIVERMORE,
a
three-day extravaganza with races, fireworks, live music and more will be
held from 10 a.m. to midnight at Barnyard All Terrain, Route 108.
July 3:  PARIS, a Meet the Artists
event with Mark Olsen and John Murphy will be held at 8 p.m. at
Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $8 743-8452
July 3: RANGELEY,
an
Independence Day celebration with parade, cook-outs, silent auctio and
fireworkswill be held from 10 a.m. to dark in the Rangeley
area.
July 4: BETHEL, the 20th anniversary Bethel Art Fair with
artists’ and artisans’ works on display, a youth art exhibit, children’s activities,
food and entertainment will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the
Bethel area. 824-2282
July 4: BETHEL, the Bethel Historical Society’s annual Fourrth of July celebration will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at 10 Broad St.
July 4:  CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Fourth of July festivities will be held at noon at the town park.
July 4:  FARMINGTON,
a fishing derby for local children will be held at Rollo Pond at UMF.
July 4:  FARMINGTON,
a Fourth of July parade will be held at 10 a.m. starting at the W.G. Mallett School parking lot. 778-0302
July 4, 5:  FREEPORT,
a Fourth of July celebration with music, road race and parade will be held on Main Street. 552-6046
July 4: GRAY,
a live bald eagle will be featured at 11 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977
July 4: KENNEBUNKPORT, the 34th annual summer crafts fair with
80 juried artists and artisans, live music and food will be held
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Green, Ocean Avenue. 967-3143
July 4: LEWISTON/AUBURN, the 13th annual Liberty Festival with
music, food and children’s games will be held in the
Lewiston-Auburn area. 514-2204
July 4:  OTISFIELD,  Fourth of July events with a parade at 10 a.m. will be held in the Otisfield area. 627-6950
July 4:  RANGELEY,
a benefit auction will be held at 10 a.m. at the Logging Museum, Route 16. 864-5595
July 5:  EAST DIXFIELD,
the Christmas in July event will be held at Countryfolk Music Theatre, U.S. Route 2. 645-7531
July 7-Aug. 27:  LIVERMORE, Living History tours will be held
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in July and August at
Washburn Norlands LIving History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $10/$6
897-4366
July 7, 14, 21, 28:  ROCKLAND,
a walking tour of
downtown Rockland, with Janice Kasper, will be held at 4 p.m. starting
at the Farnsworth Museum, 16 Museum St. 596-6457
July 8:  HARRISON,
Harrison Old Home Days with music, food, fireworks and parade will be held at Crystal Lake Park. 583-4420
July 9:  DAMARISCOTTA, the 19th annual house and garden tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Damariscotta area. $25 790-2009
July 9:  HARRISON,
Clyde
Folsom, the humble farmer, and John McDonald will perform at 8 p.m. at
at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $18
583-6747
July 9:  NORTH YARMOUTH,
Two will present high-energy juggling at 7 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Route 115. $5 595-2997
July 9:  RANGELEY,
a strawberry festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Rangeley.
July 10:  BRUNSWICK, the second Friday Artwalk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Brunswick and Topsham

July 10-12:  FRYEBURG,
the 21st annual Maine Bike Rally will be held at Fryeburg Academy. 623-4511
July 10:  HARRISON, the Casco Bay Tummlers and the Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre. $20 583-6747

July 10, 11:  LEWISTON,
the Brick Workers’ Reunion will be held at Museum L/A, 35 Canal St. 333-3881
July 10-12:  LISBON FALLS,
the
Moxie Festival with music, entertainment, food, fireworks, bed race,
carnival games and more will be held in the Lisbon Falls area.
July 11, 12:  BETHEL, the
48th annual Western Maine Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Festival will be
held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in
Bethel.
July 11, 12:  BRIDGTON,
the Chickadee Quilters Quilt Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stevens Brook Elementary School, off Route 302. $5
July 11:  FREEPORT,
a benefit community pajama party will be held at L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Main Street. 552-6046
July 11: GRAY,
“Wear Your PJ’s Night” will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977
July 11:  HARRISON, Old Home Days 2009, with a parade at noon, will be held in the Harrison area.
July 11:  JAY,
North Jay Day with food, crafts and more will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the North Jay area. 645-2910
July 11:  JAY,
a quilt show will be held at the Bartlett Memorial Methoidst Church, Route 17 in North Jay. 645-2687
July 11:  LEWISTON,
the
15th annual Maine Music Society Garden and Home Tour will be held from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Lewiston-Auburn area. $12 783-6764
July 11:  NEW GLOUCESTER, guided hikes through the fields,
woods, lake and old mill stream will be held twice at Sabbathday Lake
Shaker Village, Route 26. $5 926-4597
July 11:  NORWAY,
the fourth annual quilt show will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. 743-2290
July 11:  PARIS,

Brent McCoy will present “Clown at Work,” family fun, at 8 p.m. at
Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $14/$18 743-8452
July 11:  RUMFORD,
a benefit classic car and motorcycle display will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Rumford Eagles Hall. 364-8063
July 12:  DIXFIELD, a cribbage tournament will be held at noon at the American Legion Hall. $8
July 12:  DURHAM,
the Chief Worumbo Androscoggin River Race will be held at 11 a.m. starting at the Durham boat launch on Route 136. 782-2302
July 12, 13, 14:  PORTLAND,
the Boat Building Festival will be held at Portland Monument Square. 774-0682
July 12:  RANGELEY, Derek Lovitch will present a program on backyard bird feeding at the Wilhelm Reich Museum. 864-3443
July 15:  PARIS,
Mike Miclon will present juggling skits at 10 a.m. at Moore Park.
July 16:  HARRISON,
the
Maine Hysterical Society will perform a comic variety show at 8 p.m. at
Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $20/$12
583-6747
July 16-19:  LINCOLN,
the Riverdriver’s Homecoming
Festival with live music, antique cars, street dance, fireworks,
crafts, food and more will be held next to the Penobscot River.
794-3372
July 16, 17, 18:  SEBAGO,
Sebago Days with midway, talent show, food, music and more will be held in the Sebago area. 787-2489
July 17:  NORWAY,
Maine humorist Gary Crocker will perform at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist/Unitarian Church, 479 Main St. $10 739-6200
July 17-19:  WATERFORD,
the Waterford World’s Fair with agricultural events, displays, activities for the whole family and more will be held.
July 17, 18, 19:  YARMOUTH,

the 44th annual Yarmouth Clam Festival with parade, block party,
fireworks, contests, food and more will be held in the village. 846-3984
July 18:  ANDOVER,
the third annual “Christmas in July” toy run will be held at 10 a.m. starting at Grimaldi Field.
July 18:  BETHEL, the
annual Mollyockett Day Festival with road race, parade, chair auction,
contests, arts and crafts, food and more will be held on Broad Street.
July 18, 19:  CAMDEN,
the
Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce will present the 33rd
annual Harbor Arts Juried Arts and Crafts Show next to Penobscot Bay.
236-4404
July 18:  FREEPORT,
the Creative Spirits Summer Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. at Kendall Tavern Inn, 213 Main St. 865-1616
July 18:  GRAY,
Streaked Mountain Wood Carvers will present a program at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977
July 18:  KENNEBUNKPORT, the third annual Ride for Autism will be held starting at the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Building. 1-800-273-5200
July 18:  PARIS, “Garden Illuminated,” featuring hundreds of
luminaria and tea candle lights, will be held at 8 p.m. at McLaughlin
Garden Center, 97 Main St. 743-8820
July 18:  PARIS, artists Milbre Burch and Antonio Rocha will
present a program at 4 and 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190
Stock Farm Road. $14/$8 743-8452
July 18:  PARIS,
the 31st
annual Founder’s Day festivities with music, crafts fair, classic car
exhibit and more  will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Paris Hill
Green. 743-2980
July 18:  WILTON, the Tyngtown Club of Wilton will present a garden tour of the Wilton area from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $15 645-4831
July 19:  GRAY, Culture Fest 2009 with live music, food,
games from around the world and more will be held from 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. at Crossroads Community Church, Route 100. 233-6086


 Books

July 4, 5: TURNER, the Turner Public Library
annual book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Sunday at Leavitt Institute Building, Route 117. 225-3745
July 4: WATERFORD,
the annual book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Waterford Library, Routes 35/37. 583-2050

July 10, 11:  NORWAY, the annual used-book sale will be held
from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Norway
Grange Hall, Whitman Street. 743-5309
July 11:  BOOTHBAY,
Dahlov
Ipcar, author of “My Wonderful Christmas Tree,” will sign copies of her
book from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Boothbay Railway Village. 633-4727
July 11:  BOOTHBAY,
the “Books and Blooms” event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Boothbay Railway Village. $9/$5 633-4727
July 11:  NORWAY,
children’s author Lynn Plourde will sign copies of her book from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Books ‘N’ Things, 430 Main St. 743-7197

July 16:  SACO, Anita Shreve, author of “Testimony,” will sign copies of her book at 7 p.m. at Thornton Academy Auditorium. 282-2638
July 17:  CAMDEN,

James Hayman, author of “The Cutting,” will sign copies of his book at
5 p.m. at the Owl and Turtle Bookshop, 32 Washington St.l 228-8263
July 18:  RANGELEY, a book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake St. 864-5529

 Films

July 10:  AUGUSTA, “The Good,
the Bad and the Deadly,” about mushrooms and other fungi, will be shown
at 7 p.m. at Augusta City Hall lecture room, 16 Cony St. Free
737-8695
July 10-19:  WATERVILLE, the 12th annual Maine International
Film Festival at the Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. and Railroad
Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square. $9/$12 872-5111

 Lectures

July 8:  BRIDGTON, Carol Madsen will speak about the Rain Forest Tribe at noon at Bridgton Community Complex. 647-2389
July 9:  NORWAY,
Craig
Whitaker will speak on “An Architect’s View: Inspirations and
Opportunities” at 7 pm. at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St.
743-5309
July 14:  RANGELEY,
Mary Higgins and Kevin Hinchey
will speak about their new work at the Countway Library of Medicine at
Harvard University at 7:30 p.m. at Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond
Road. Free 864-3443
July 15:  BRIDGTON,
Laurie Hyndman,
publisher and editor of Port City Life, will tell her story as a breast
cancer survivor at noon at the Bridgton Community Complex. 647-2389




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