Music


July 31: 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
July 31: BAR MILLS, Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall. $18/$15 929-6472
July 31-Aug. 7: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, with performances byfaculty and guest artists, will be presented each Friday at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. $35 725-3895
July 31, Aug. 1: FRYEBURG, the International Musical Arts Institute chamber music concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Fryeburg Academy Bion Cram Library. $6/$2 603-367-8661
July 31: LEWISTON, Clara Barry and Rob Scott will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344
July 31: NORWAY, an open-mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 935-4505
July 31: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Wintley Phipps will perform gospel music at 7 p.m. at the Seaside Pavilion, 8 Sixth St. 934-2024
July 31: PORTLAND, Joan Baez will perform at 8 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $37.50/$42.50 842-0800
July 31: PORTLAND, Danielle Miraglia will perform at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 131 State St. $15/$18 761-1757
July 31, Aug. 1, 2: RANGELEY, Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present “Diva Nights” at the Club House.
July 31: UNITY, Niamh Ni Charra, former lead violinist with Riverdance, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts. $15 948-3131
Aug. 1: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, jazz performances will be presented at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $20 633-5159
Aug. 1: FREEPORT, the Blues Traveler will perform at 7:30 p.m. at L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Main Street. 552-6046
Aug. 1: HARRISON, the Highland String Trio will perform at a benefit at 11 a.m. at Scribner’s Mill, Scribner Mill Road. $6 583-6455
Aug. 1, 2: HARRISON, Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans will perform at 7 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $30/$20 583-6747
Aug. 1: LEWISTON, Two Other Guys, acoustical rock duo, will perform at 8 p.m. at Bocce’s Grill, 30 Lowell St. Free
Aug. 1: LEWISTON, Wesley Hartley, Full Contact Kitty and Cursillastas will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344
Aug. 1, 15: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Black Mountain Hobos will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
Aug. 1: PALERMO, barbershop harmony will be presented from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the former Hill Gardens, Route 3. 582-5523
Aug. 1: PARIS, Amanda Huotari will present improv comedy at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $14-$8 743-8452
Aug. 2: BETHEL, Jewel Clark and Donnie Katlin will perform at 4 p.m. at the Bethel Common. 824-3575
Aug. 2, 4, 6: BRUNSWICK, the International Music Festival, with chamber music performances by festival students, will be held on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. $10 725-3895
Aug. 2, 9, 16: 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
Aug. 2, 9, 16: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155
Aug. 2: LITCHFIELD, the Down East Country Music Association Country Sunday will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Litchfield Sportsman’s Club, Hallowell Road. $7/$5 737-0920
Aug. 2: WELLS, the Laudholm Live Music Festival will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm, U.S. Route 1. $22-$18 646-1555
Aug. 2: WILTON, Garrett Johnston and family will perform at 6 p.m. at the concerts on the lawn at East Wilton Union Church. Free/Donations 645-4297
Aug. 3, 10: LIVERMORE FALLS, Glory Bound will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
Aug. 3, 17, 30, 31: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Kate Schrock will perform with drummer Todd Rocket at 7 p.m. at the Brunswick Hotel, 39 W. Grand Ave. 590-1198
Aug. 3: POLAND, Gary Sredzienski will perform at 7 p.m. at All Souls Chapel. $7.50 998-4142
Aug. 4: FARMINGTON, Seminole Wind, with Arizona Rose, will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meeting House Gazebo in downtown Farmington. 778-3424
Aug. 4, 11: HARRISON, the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival will continue at 7:30 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $20 583-6747
Aug. 4: LIVERMORE FALLS, Silver and Gold will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
Aug. 4: OXFORD, the Kora Temple Shrine Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall outside on Route 121. 539-4102
Aug. 5: AUBURN, the Auburn Community Band will present big band and dance music at 7 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 333-6601
Aug. 5: AUBURN, Vic and Sticks, musical storytellers, will perform at 10 a.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street.
Aug. 5: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, featuring a varied repertoire of traditional and modern works, will continue at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Crooker Theater. $25/$5 725-3895
Aug. 5: CARTHAGE, the Dave Rowe Trio will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445
Aug. 5: LEWISTON, violist Linda Vaillancourt will perform at 12:15 p.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Free
Aug. 5, 12: LIVERMORE FALLS, Stained Grass will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229
Aug. 5: PARIS, Barry Wood will perform country music at 6 p.m. at Moore Park.
Aug. 5: ROCKLAND, the St. Lawrence String Quartet will perform at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 328 Main St. $35-$8 236-2823
Aug. 6: CAPE ELIZABETH, Mary Uke Hargreaves will perform family music at 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road. 799-1720
Aug. 6: LEWISTON, Reveillons, a group from Montreal, Canada, will perform, at 6 p.m. at Bates College Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at Lake Andrews. Free 786-6400
Aug. 6: LEWISTON, JimmyJo and the Jumbol’ Ayuhs will perform Cajun music at noon at Fountain Park, Mill Street. 782-7228
Aug. 6, 13: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 376-2739
Aug. 6: RANGELEY, faculty members of the Westerhoff School of Music and Art will perform at 7 p.m. at Church of the Good Shepherd, Main Street. Free/Donations
Aug. 6: RANGELEY, the Dave Rowe Trio will perform at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $10/$12.50 864-5000


Dance


July 31, Aug. 1: LEWISTON, Bebe Miller Company will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $20/$12 786-6161
July 31: LIMINGTON, swing night will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Ossipee Trail Arts Center, Route 25. 637-3467
July 31: MECHANIC FALLS, a dance with music by Bobby Reed and Wildhorse will be held at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211
Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the South Paris Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723
Aug. 2: 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
Aug. 3, 10: 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
Aug. 4, 11: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667
Aug. 5, 12: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003
Aug. 6, 7; LEWISTON, “Different Voices,” featuring choreographers from three continents, will be presented at 8 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $20/$12 786-6161
Aug. 6: LOVELL, SoMar Dance Works will perform at 7:30 pm. at the Brick Church for the Performing Arts. $10 925-2792


Kids
July 31: PARIS, Barbara Murphy will present a program on plants for ages 9 through 13, at South Paris Public Library, 37 Market square. 743-6994
July 31: RUMFORD, a picnic in the park with Paula and Philip Mills will be held at noon at Rumford Public Library, 58 Rumford Ave. 364-3661
Aug. 1: PORTLAND, the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine will present “Tomato Plant Girl” at 2 and 4 p.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. $8/$7 828-1234
Aug. 1: RUMFORD, a fishing derby for ages 12 and under with adult, will be held at 9 a.m. at Upper West Ellis Fire Pond, Route 5. 364-2129
Aug. 5: PARIS, Rick Charette will sing and entertain children at 10 a.m. at Moore Park.
Aug. 6: NORWAY, art teacher Brittany Brown will teach children to make Native American dreamcatchers and drums at 2 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. 743-5308


Special


July 31, Aug. 1, 2: ANDOVER, the Andover Olde Home Days celebration with music, food, races, parade, classic car show and activities for children will be held in the Andover area.
July 31-Aug. 9: BANGOR, the 160th Bangor State Fair, with midway, animal exhibits, crafts, flower show, animal pulling events and harness racing will be held at Bass Park. 947-5555
July 31-Aug. 1: BRUNSWICK, the Maine State Music Theatre’s ninth annual silent auction will be held at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. 725-8769
July 31: HARRISON, the Big Time Vaudeville Show will be held at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $18/$12 583-6747
July 31: LIVERMORE, the annual Livermore Birthday Party will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the North Livermore Baptist Church. 897-4222
July 31: NORWAY, a CHAIR-ity Auction of 100-year-old chairs will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Lajos Matolcsy Arts Center, 480 Main St. $25 739-6161
July 31, Aug. 1: PARIS, Gandini Juggling will be presented at 8 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $14-$8 743-8452
July 31-Aug.2: ROCKLAND, the 62nd annual Maine Lobster Festival will be held at Harbor Park.
Aug. 1: ANDOVER, the 58th annual Flower Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Andover Historical Society Building. 392-4742
Aug. 1: FREEPORT, the Freeport Creative Arts Sidewalk Art Show and Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Freeport. 865-1212
Aug. 1: GARDINER, Ceramic and Fiber Studio Day will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Center for Maine Craft, Gardiner Travel Plaza. 588-0021
Aug. 1: GRAY, chain saw artist Ron Carlson will give a demonstration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977
Aug. 1, 2: HARRISON, the “Back to the Past at Scribner’s Mill” event, a celebration of old time sawmilling and homestead activities, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 595-8777
Aug. 1, 2: LIMINGTON, an arts and crafts Show will be held from noon to 5 pm. at Ossipee Trails Arts Center, Route 25. 637-3467
Aug. 1: PORTLAND, the Lammas Celestial Poetry evening will be held at 7 p.m. at USM Southworth Planetarium, 96 Falmouth St. Donations 780-4249
Aug. 1, 2: STANDISH, the St. Joseph’s College bike MS “Bike to the Breakwater” will be held at St. Joseph’s College, 278 Whites Bridge Road. 892-6766
Aug. 1: STRATTON, a program on the Nile Family will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Dead River Area Historical Society Museum. 246-2271
Aug. 1, 2: WATERVILLE, the 39th annual Mid State Gem and Mineral Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Mount Merici School, 152 Western Ave. 547-3154
Aug. 2: BETHEL, the 18th annual Maine State Triathlon will begin at 8 a.m. in the Bethel area.
Aug. 2: OXFORD, the Uptown Cruizahs Car Club will host a car show at 7:30 a.m. at New Balance Factory story, Route 26. $5 890-0870
Aug. 2: SCARBOROUGH, the fifth annual Family Fun Day with harness racing, pony rides, games and food will be held at Scarborough Downs. Free
Aug. 3: BRUNSWICK, “Pecha Kucha Night,” a visual and verbal “chit-chat,” will be held at 6 p.m. at Frontier Cafe. $5 798-6964
Aug. 3, 4: FREEPORT, Circus Smirkus, international youth circus, will be held at 1 and 6 p.m. at Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road. $17/$19 319-7734
Aug. 4: GORHAM, a “Drum Circle” will be held at 8 p.m. at Centre of Movement, 19 state St. 839-3267
Aug. 4: LEWISTON, the City of Lewiston annual National Night Out will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. at Kennedy Park. 513-3001
Aug. 4-27: LIVERMORE, Living History Tours will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in August at Washburn Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $10/$6 897-4366
Aug. 4: RANGELEY, the Rangeley Friends of the Arts Home and Garden Tour will be held beginning at 1 p.m. $10 864-5364
Aug. 5: GARDINER, Alan Tacheny will present visual comedy at noon outside at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. 582-7144
Aug. 5-8: MONMOUTH, the Monmouth Fair with midway, animal exhibits, crafts and animal pulling events will be held. 933-2249
Aug. 6: LOVELL, a summer fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lovell UCC Church, Route 5.
Aug. 6: OWLS HEAD, the Owls Head Auction will be held at 6 p.m. at Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St. $10 594-4418
Aug. 6: RANGELEY, Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present its annual art show from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. on Lake Street.

Theater


July 31-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 31, Aug. 1: BATH, New England Youth Theater will perform “Jekyll and Hyde: the Musical” at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Showtimes are 7 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1 and 2 p.m. Aug. 1. $12-$10 798-6966
July 31: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, “Best of Broadway” will be held at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $20 633-5159
July 31-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 31, Aug. 1, 2: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project’s Summer Teen Theater will perform “Arabian Nights” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 14 School St. $12 729-8584
July 31, Aug. 1: FARMINGTON, the Children’s Summer Theater Camp will perform “Robin Hoode: An Urban Adventure” at 7 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School Auditorium. $6/$4 578-0357
July 31, Aug. 1, 2, 6, 12, 15 and 20: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “A Little Hotel on the Side” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. July 31, Aug. 6, 12, 15, 20, 2 p.m. Aug. 1 and 7 p.m. Aug. 2. $26-$20 933-9999
July 31-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 31, Aug. 1: TOPSHAM, Midcoast Youth Theater will perform “All Shook Up” at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Ararat High School.
Aug. 1, 4, 13, 15, 19, 21: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “Hamlet” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1, 4, 13, 19, 21 and 2 p.m. Aug. 15. $26-$20 933-9999
Aug. 2, 3: AUBURN, L-A Community Little Theatre will hold auditions for “The Full Monty” at 7 p.m. at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, 30 Academy St. 783-0958
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
Aug. 3, 4: NORWAY, Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association will hold auditions for “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at 6:30 p.m. at Norway Grange Theater, Whitman Street. 743-8289
Aug. 4-15: ARUNDEL, “Altar Boyz” 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
Aug. 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 21: MONMOUTH, Theater at Monmouth will perform “The Wind in the Willows” at 2 p.m. at Cumston Hall. $12/$9 933-9999
Aug. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 18, 19, 20, 21, 22: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will perform “The Drowsy Chaperone” 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
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 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. $26-$20 933-9999
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
Aug. 6, 7: HARRISON, “The Sea Horse” will be performed at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 156 Deertrees Road. $20/$10 583-6747

Books
Aug. 1, 8: PARIS, a book sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Paris Farmers’ Union building, corner of Skillings Avenue and Main Street. 743-6994
Aug. 1: PARIS, a book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grange hall, Church Street.674-2004


Lectures
Aug. 4: NORWAY, Sally Jones will speak about Shakespeare at 7 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. 743-5309
Aug. 5: BRIDGTON, Victoria Mares Hershey will speak at noon at the town municipal complex. Free


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