Music
July 17: AUBURN, a teen open mic night will be held at 6 p.m. at Auburn Public Library Androscoggin Community Room, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

July 17-19: BELFAST, the Maine Celtic Celebration will be held in the Belfast area. 338-6218
July 17: BRUNSWICK, The Bowdoin International Music Festival presents “Festival Fridays” at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. 725-3895
July 17-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 17: GREENE, vocalist and entertainer Jose Duddy will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311
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: LEWISTON, Audrey Ryan and Donna Gross will perform at 9 p.m., She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. No cover. 376-3344

July 17: WATERVILLE, an evening of solos and duets will be held at 7 p.m. at Colby College Given Auditorium. 859-4353
July 18: AUBURN, the Broad Street Trio will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

July 18: FREEPORT, Matt Dusk will perform at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Main Street. 552-6046

July 18: LEWISTON, Repeat Offenders will perform at 5 p.m. at Bull Moose, 20 East Ave. 775-2126

July 18: LEWISTON, Brooklyn band This Frontier Needs Heroes will perform with Micah Blue and Chris Teret of Portland, at 9 p.m., at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St., no cover. 376-3344

July 18, Aug. 1: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Black Mountain Hobos will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229

July 18: TOPSHAM, AudioBody will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Orion Performing Arts Center. $10/$6 1-866-584-4532

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 18: WATERVILLE, jazz performances will be held at 7 p.m. at Colby College Given Auditorium. 859-4353
July 19: ALFRED, the Down East Music Association southern division competitions will be held at 11 a.m. at Walnut Grove Campground, 599 Gore Road. Donations 793-8884
July 19-Aug. 7: BRUNSWICK, the International Music Festival, with chamber music performances by festival students, will be held on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. $10 725-3895
July 19: FARMINGTON, Frank Carlberg, piano and Christine Correa, voice, will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning
July 19, 26, Aug. 2: 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 19, 26, Aug. 2: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155
July 19: LIVERMORE, Joel and Jan Gilbert will perform at 9 a.m. at North Livermore Baptist Church. 897-6951
July 19: FARMINGTON, Greater Purpose will be performing a gospel concert at 6 p.m. at Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, at the corner of Academy and Main streets. Free. 778-2163


July 20: FARMINGTON, John O’Gallagher will perform on the alto sax at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. 645-2157
July 20, 27: LIVERMORE FALLS, Glory Bound will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229
July 20, 21: OQUOSSOC, a candlelight concert featuring classical guitar, flute and voice by Sue Downes-Borko and Victor Borko will be held at 7 p.m. at the Log Church. $15 864-5364
July 21: AUBURN, Krome will perform classic and alternative rock from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Auburn Parks and Recreation.
July 21: CAMDEN, the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra will perform at 5 p.m. at Camden Harbor Park Bok Amphitheatre. Free 236-2823
July 21: FARMINGTON, Arizona Rose will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meeting House Gazebo in downtown Farmington. 778-3424
July 21: FARMINGTON, Matt Pavolka, bass and Mark Ferber, drums, will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. 645-2157
July 21: HARRISON, the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $20 583-6747
July 21: LEWISTON, Pogey will perform Celtic music at 7 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. 689-2000
July 21: LIVERMORE FALLS, Silver and Gold will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229
July 21: OXFORD, the Tinpanics will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, corner of Route 121 and Skeetfield Road. 539-4102
July 21: PORTLAND, Spencer and the School Spirit Mafia will perform at 5:30 p.m. at Portland Bull Moose, 151 Middle St. 775-2126
July 22: AUBURN, the Auburn Community Band will perform “Songs by Famous Composers” at 7 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 333-6601
July 22: BANGOR, Karel and Terry Lidral will perform jazz at 7 p.m. next to the Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336
July 22: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, the Dublin City Ramblers will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $17/$20 633-5159
July 22-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 22, 29: LIVERMORE FALLS, Stained Grass will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229
July 22: CARTHAGE, Pogey will perform Celtic/rock at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445
July 22: FARMINGTON, Russ Johnson, trumpet and Kenny Wessel, guitar, will perform at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. 645-2157
July 22: LEWISTON, organist Ray Cornils will perform at 12:15 p.m. at the Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. Free
July 22: PARIS, Carolyn Curry will perform at 6 p.m. at Moore Park.
July 22: ROCKLAND, the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 328 Main St. $35-$8 236-2823
July 22: WATERVILLE, memorial music from Paris will be performed at 7 p.m. at Colby College Lorimer Chapel. 859-4353
July 23: AUBURN, Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys will perform at noon at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 782-7228
July 23: BANGOR, the Spontaneous Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. at Pickering Square.
July 23-26: DIXFIELD, the Mountain Man Music Rendezvous will be held at Countryfolk Music Theatre, U.S. Route 2. 645-7531
July 23: FARMINGTON, Curtis Fowlkes will perform on the trombone at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. 645-2157
July 23: LEWISTON, Ti’ Acadie, folk trio, will perform at 6 p.m. at Bates College Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at Lake Andrews. Free 786-6400
July 23, 30: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 581-2425
July 23, 30: LEWISTON, an open mic will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s Barbecue, 757 Main St. 333-3227
July 23: LIVERMORE FALLS, Nickles and Dimes will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls Gazebo. 897-3229
July 23: ROCKPORT, the Mary Curtis Bok Zimbalist concert will be held at 8 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. $35-$8 236-2823
July 23: SCARBOROUGH, Spencer and the School Spirit Mafia will perform at 5:30 p.m. at Scarborough Bull Moose, 456 Payne Road. 775-2126
July 23: WATERVILLE, music from Vienna will be performed at 7 p.m. at Colby College Lorimer Chapel. 859-4353

Dance

July 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 17, 19, 23, 24, 26, 30, 31, Aug. 2: GORHAM, ballroom dance parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267
July 17: GORHAM, swing night will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Gorham Centre of Movement, 19 State St. 637-3467
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 17, 24, 31: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002
July 17, 24, 31: PORTLAND, country dancing will be held every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584
July 18: LEWISTON, Battleworks Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $20/$12 786-6161
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 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 18, 25, Aug. 1: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002
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
July 20, 27: 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 21, 28: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667
July 22, 29: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003
July 22, 29: PORTLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584
July 22, 29: PORTLAND, line dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at Club 188, Warren Avenue. 653-3857
$8 784-0389

Kids
July 18, 19: OGUNQUIT, “Fairy Houses: The Musical,” based on a children’s book, will be performed at 10 a.m. and 12 noon Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday at the Ogunquit Playhouse. $16-$8
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
July 20: LEWISTON, a campfire sing-a-long will be held at 6:15 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3133
July 21: BANGOR, Pam Cole will present a program on tole painting at 10 a.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336
July 22: HARRISON, the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival’s annual concert for kids will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $4/$5 583-6747
July 22: LEWISTON, Steven Richard Lindholm will present family oriented songs and stories at 10 a.m. at Kennedy Park.
July 23: BANGOR, Flip Florey will present a program on summer games, for ages eight through 14, at 4 p.m. at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336
July 23: NORWAY, high school teacher David Knightly will lead children on a Mexican musical adventure at 2 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. 743-5308

Special


July 17-Aug. 1: BRUNSWICK, the Maine State Music Theatre ninth annual silent auction will be held at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. 725-8769
July 17-19: 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 17-Oct. 12: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum and Store is open for the 2009 season. The hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 926-4597
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, 18: SEBAGO, Sebago Days, with midway, talent show, food, music and more, will be held in the Sebago area. 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: BANGOR, bikers will hold a “Miracle Ride for Children” at 9 a.m. starting at the Sam Club. 947-4606
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. 824-2282
July 18, 19: BOOTHBAY, Antique Auto Days will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Boothbay Railway Village, Route 27. 633-4727
July 18: BRIDGTON, the sixth annual “Art in the Park” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Shorey Park.
July 18: BRUNSWICK, the “Run for the Sun” benefit 5K road race will be held at 9 a.m. starting at the Brunswick Town Mall.
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: GARDINER, Clay Metal Studio Day will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Center for Maine Craft, Gardiner Travel Plaza. 588-0021
July 18: GRAY, Streaked Mountain Wood Carvers will present a program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977
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
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: PARIS, the Paris Market Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at 10 East Main St. 674-5903
July 18: RANGELEY, a knit, crochet and crafts sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Logging Museum, Route 16. 864-5595
July 18: UPTON, Upton Fun Day, with food, contests, crafts, children’s events, tournaments and more, will be held at the town center. 533-2010
July 18: WATERFORD, the Waterford World’s Fair, with contests, food, music and more, will be held in the Waterford area.
July 18: WATERVILLE, the 40th annual Waterville Intown Arts Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Waterville. 873-2300
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
July 20-26: RICHMOND, “Richmond Days 2009,” with circus, fireworks, parade, arts and crafts, food, tournament and more, will be held in the Richmond area. 737-4305
July 21, Aug. 4: GORHAM, a “Drum Circle” will be held at 8 p.m. at Centre of Movement, 19 state St. 839-3267
July 21: LEWISTON, the second annual People’s Festival, with music, refreshments and more, will be held at 7 p.m. at the B-Street Community Center, 57 Birch St. 240-1139
July 21-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 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 22: PARIS, high energy juggling will be held at 10 a.m. at Moore Park.
July 23-26: AUGUSTA, a 52-quilt exhibit about Alzheimer’s disease, will be displayed at the Augusta Civic Center. The hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $8 415-4417
July 23: HARRISON, “Momma’s Night Out,” uproarious views on life and motherhood, will be held at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $20 583-6747

Theater


July 17-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 17: AUBURN, the sixth annual St. Dominic Regional High School Summer Drama Camp will perform “The Aristocats” at 6 p.m. at the school, Gracelawn Road. Free
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 17-Aug. 1: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will perform “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” 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 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. Showtimes 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. $26-$20 933-9999
July 17-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 17-26: 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 17: STONINGTON, “On Becoming,” a sneak preview presented by Catherine Wolf, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. $25/$20 367-2788
July 20, Aug. 3: AUBURN, the Poland Players will perform excerpts from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640
July 23-25: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company presents “McGuire: An Evening with Dick Enberg” at 8 p.m. at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. $30 774-1043


Books
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: BUCKFIELD, a book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Zadoc Long Free Library. 336-2171
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
July 21: DAMARISCOTTA, James Hayman, author of “The Cutting,” will sign copies of his book at 12:30 p.m. at Maine Coast Bookshop, 158 Main St. 228-8263


Films
July 17-19: 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 22: BRIDGTON, Dr. Will Libbey will speak about 20/20 vision at noon at Bridgton Community Complex. 647-2389


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