Music
Oct. 9: AUBURN, an open-mic night will be held at 7 pm. at First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. 783-8391
Oct. 9: BATH, Doug Emery, guitar, and Dorie Barnes, vocals, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373
Oct. 9: FRYEBURG, the Kokomo Beach Show will be held at 8 p.m. at the Fryeburg Fair main grandstand. 935-3268
Oct. 9: GORHAM, the Portland Symphony Orchestra, the USM Composers’ Ensemble and other groups will perform at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. 780-5555+
Oct. 9: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135
Oct. 9: LEWISTON, the Distributors will perform at 8 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub, 743 Main St. 376-3088
Oct. 9: LEWISTON, Juke Joint Devils, blues band, will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344
Oct. 9: WINDHAM, Dirty McCurdy will perform at 8 p.m. at Club 302, 765 Roosevelt Trail. 894-5730
Oct. 10: AUBURN, Jan Mayes and Jerry Joe will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041ct. 10: AUGUSTA, Newsboys will perform with Seventh Day Slumber and Bread of Stone at 7 p.m. at the Augusta Civic Center Auditorium. $51.50-$26.50 626-2400
Oct. 10: FRYEBURG, Jamey Johnson will perform at 8 p.m. at the Fryeburg Fair main grandstand. 935-3268
Oct. 10: FRYEBURG, Heather Pierson will perform at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. on Oct. 7 and 10 and at 11 a.m. and noon on Oct. 10 at the Fryeburg Fair.
Oct. 10: LEWISTON, Loose Connection will perform at 8 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 782-2857
Oct. 10: LEWISTON, guitarist Glenn Jones will perform at 7 p.m. at Bates College the Ronj, 32 Frye St. Free 777-7532
Oct. 10: LEWISTON, “Lewiston! Cabaret,” a night of song and laughter, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $16 689-2000
Oct. 10: LEWISTON, Seth Gallant and Paper Castles of Vermont will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344
Oct. 10: LISBON FALLS, karaoke night will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Railroad Pub, 697 Lisbon Ave. 353-6069
Oct. 10: PARIS, Brad Hooper will headline “Musical Hammer,” a benefit evening of songs, at 7:30 p.m. at Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $10 743-8452
Oct. 10: UNITY, the Blaggards will perform Irish rock at 8 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $15 948-3141
Oct. 10: WATERVILLE, Dirty McCurdy will perform at 9:15 p.m. at Hafford Saloon, 6 Jefferson St. 872-2665
Oct. 11, 18, 25: 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
Oct. 11, 18, 25: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155
Oct. 11: MECHANIC FALLS, the Maine Ole’ Opry show and inductions will be held at 1 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $8/$7 490-1232
Oct. 11: PORTLAND, the Marshall Tucker Band will perform at a concert benefiting U.S. troops and veterans at 2 p.m. at Merrill Auditorium. $25 842-0800
Oct. 11: PORTLAND, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform at 3 p.m. at the Irish Heritage Center, corner of State and Gray streets. $10
Oct. 13: LEWISTON, a jam session with musicians from Vuyani Dance Theatre will be held at 12:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135
Oct. 13: LEWISTON, drummer and composer Dafnis Prieto will lead the Si o Si Quartet at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. $12/$6 786-6135
Oct. 14: BRUNSWICK, Boston-based trio Dunya will perform Turkish music at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4141
Oct. 15: BETHEL, the jazz quintet C’est Si Bon will perform traditional French music at 7 p.m. in Bingham Auditorium at Gould Academy. $10/$6 824-3575
Oct. 15, 22: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

Dance
Oct. 9: LEWISTON, a contradance with music by Matching Orange will be held at 8 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. $5 786-6330
Oct. 9: RUMFORD, a sock hop will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Rumford Lodge of Elks, Exchange Street. 364-4022
Oct. 10: AUBURN, a dance and karaoke night, with an Elvis impersonator, will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 71 S. Main St. $5 782-1118
Oct. 10: FARMINGTON, a contradance with music by Yankee Soul Revue will be held at 8 p.m. at West Farmington Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $6/$5 491-9928
Oct. 10: OTISFIELD, a harvest dance with music by the Suspects will be held at 7 p.m. at Community Hall. $10
Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31: PARIS, a dance with music by the Jones Dance Band will be held at 7 pm. at South Paris Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723
Oct. 10: RUMFORD, a benefit dance will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Shak, 12 Oxford Ave. $10 357-0041
Oct. 10: SABATTUS, a dinner/dance with music by Trio will be held at 5 p.m. at Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $10-$6 375-4850
Oct. 10: WILTON, a square dance put on by the Friendship Square will be held at 7 p.m. at Cushing School.
Oct. 11: 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
Oct. 11: WELD, the benefit firemen’s ball and dinner will be held at 7 p.m. at Kawanhee Inn on the shore of Webb Lake. $10/$11.94 585-2000
Oct. 13, 20: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667
Oct. 13: LOCKE MILLS, a dinner/dance with music by the Richard Felt Orchestra will be held at 5:30 pm. at the American Legion Hall. $10/$3 674-2259
Oct. 14, 21: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003


Kids
Oct. 9: FRYEBURG, Neal Nutting and Heather Pierson and friends will present a children’s variety show at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. at the Fryeburg Fair.
Oct. 9: PORTLAND, David Sparks and his animal friends will present a program at 11 a.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234
Oct. 10: PORTLAND, friends from the Animal Welfare Society will present a program at 10 a.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234
Oct. 12: PARIS, an indoor picnic will be held at noon at Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. 743-6994
Oct. 15: PORTLAND, staff members from the Animal Refuge League will present a program on animal pets at 11:30 a.m. at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234
Oct. 15, 16, 17, 18: PORTLAND, “Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like” will be performed at 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. $12-$7 828-1234


Special
Oct. 9: AUBURN, Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice will hold its annual fundraiser “Autumn Night Out” at 6:30 p.m. at Martindale Country Club. $35 795-9537
Oct. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31: AUGUSTA, there will be a haunted house from 6:30 to 9 p.m., with a matinee from 1 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the former Circuit City location, next to Dick’s Sporting Goods. $10
Oct. 9: BROWNFIELD, comedian Bob Marley will perform at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 866-277-6523
Oct. 9: BRUNSWICK, the second Friday artwalk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Brunswick and Topsham. 798-6964
Oct. 9-31: CONWAY, N.H., “The Maze at Sherman Farm” will be held at 2679 East Conway Road. The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 12, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 through 25. $12-$5 603-455-5475
Oct. 9-11: FRYEBURG, the Fryeburg Fair with exhibit halls, harness racing, livestock shows and food will be held in Fryeburg. 935-3268
Oct. 9: GREENE, Don Van Polen will narrate his film “Sea to Sea in a Model T” at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311
Oct. 9-17: PHILLIPS, the scarecrow reunion display will be held daily on Main Street.
Oct. 9: PORTLAND, comedian Dave Andrews will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343
Oct. 9: PORTLAND, Pilobolus, dancers-illusionists, will perform at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. 842-0800
Oct. 10: ANDOVER, the last horse show of the season will be held at 9 a.m. at Ellis River Riders Horse Club, Airport Road. 562-9993
Oct. 10: AUBURN, the fourth annual New England School of Metalwork Classic Car Show and welding demonstration will be held at 7:30 a.m. at Maine Oxy, 22 Albiston Way, formerly Adams Street. 514-1577
Oct. 10: BUCKFIELD, physical comedian Brent McCoy will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. $12/$10 336-3306
Oct. 10: FARMINGTON, an apple festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. at Fairbanks School Meeting House, Route 4. 778-3808
Oct. 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25: FARMINGTON, the “Great Maze,” a cornfield maze, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sandy River Farms. $8/$4
Oct. 10: FREEMAN TOWNSHIP, the Hooterville Haunted Hayride will be held at 7 p.m. at 514 Salem Road. 778-1171
Oct. 10: HANOVER, the “Fall Foliage River Run” on the Androscoggin River, for all canoe and kayak enthusiasts, will be held at 10 a.m. starting at the Hanover Boat Launch and ending at the Rumford Boat Launch. $15/$20 364-3241
Oct. 10: HANOVER, the Hanover Library Fall Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gardner Roberts Memorial Library.
Oct. 10: NEW GLOUCESTER, the last nature hike of the season will be held at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. $5/$2 926-4597
Oct. 10: NEW GLOUCESTER, Apple Saturdays will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Route 26. 926-4597
Oct. 10: NEWRY, the North American Wife Carrying Championship will be held at Sunday River Ski Resort.
Oct. 10: PARIS, comedian Bob Marley will perform at 7 and 9 p.m. at Four Seasons Function Center. $290 739-2989
Oct. 10: PHILLIPS, a haunted train ride will be held at 6:45 p.m. at the S and R Railroad. $5/$3 684-3113
Oct. 11, 12: BATH, members of the Downeast Shipbuilders Guild will exhibit their museum quality model ships and boats at the Bath Maritime Museum. 782-0980
Oct. 11: PARIS, the annual benefit holiday card “Stamp-a-Stack” will be held at 1 p.m. at the Maine Veterans Home, 244 High St. $25/$30 539-4335
Oct. 11: PORTLAND, Psychic Sunday will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Days Inn, 461 Maine Mall Road. $3 286-1427
Oct. 11: WATERFORD, the 10th annual “Great Western Maine Chili Cook Off” will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Waterford Town Square. 647-3472
Oct. 11: WINDHAM, the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals will host its second annual “Animal Well Fair” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 279 River Road in South Windham. 892-3040
Oct. 12: LEWISTON, Chris Vitiello will present readings at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Chase Hall. 786-6330
Oct. 13: PORTLAND, a poetry slam and open mic will be held at 7 p.m. at North Star Cafe, 225 Congress St. $2-$5 699-2994
Oct. 15: LEWISTON, Jonathan Skinner will read from his poetry at 11:30 a.m. at Bates College Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. 786-6330
Oct. 15: MEXICO, the fall/holiday card making and stamping party will be held at 6 p.m. at Mexico Public Library. 364-3281

Theater
Oct. 9-11: OGUNQUIT, “All Shook Up” will be performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse. 646-5511
Oct. 9-11: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “The Little Dog That Laughed” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Oct. 9-18: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Third” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $36-$13 774-0465
Oct. 9-25: PORTLAND, Mad Hose Theatre will perform “The Dresser” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18/$20 730-2389
Oct. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18: WESTBROOK, Roundtable Theatre Company will perform “The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told” at Acorn Studio Theater, 90 Bridge St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 10, 16 and 17 and 3 p.m. Oct. 11 and 18. $10 854-0065
Oct. 12: PORTLAND, the Portland Stage Company affiliate artists will present a staged reading of “The Laramie Project” at 7 p.m. at 25A Forest Ave. Free 774-1043
Oct. 12-21: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “The Cryptogram” at 7:30 p.m. at the theater at 25A Forest Ave. Free/Donations 730-2389
Oct. 14: MONMOUTH, “As Maine Grows” will be performed at 7 p.m. at Cumston Hall. 773-5051

Books
Oct. 10: GEORGETOWN, Jane Freeberg, author of “The Scallop Christmas,” will sign copies of her book from 10 a.m. to noon at Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Road. 846-3344
Oct. 10: OXFORD, Patricia Gott, author of “Horse Tails by Shaste,” will sign copies of her book from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Maine Bookhouse, Route 26. 743-9300
Oct. 13: LEWISTON, Bates College anthropology professor Loring Danforth will discuss “The Whale and the Supercomputer” at 6:30 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3134


Films
Oct. 9: GREENE, Don Van Polen will narrate his film “Sea to Sea in a Model T” at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311
Oct. 9: LEWISTON, “Eagle Eye,” a film for teens, will be shown at 5:30 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3004
Oct. 9, 11: LEWISTON, “The Photograph” will be shown at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center. $5 786-6135
Oct. 9, 10, 11: LEWISTON, “Bruno” will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and at 2 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Bates College Olin Arts Center. $2 786-6135
Oct. 10: BAR MILLS, the silent film “Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $12 929-6472
Oct. 13: FARMINGTON, “African Underground: Democracy in Dakar” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free 778-7341
Oct. 14: FARMINGTON, “Milk” will be shown at 7 and 9:30 pm. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7346
Oct. 15: FARMINGTON, “Edgar Allan Poe’s Annabel Lee” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free 778-7424

Lectures
Oct. 12: LEWISTON, Prof. Richard S. Lindzen, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology and chair of the department of earth, atmospheric and planetary science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will speak on “Deconstructing Global Warming” at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. 786-6330
Oct. 15: LEWISTON, Lew Alessio, program coordinator for the HIV prevention project “just guys,” and Marc Mutty, chairman of the political action committee “Stand for Marriage,” will speak on “Marriage in Maine: Gay or Nay” at the Great Falls Forum at noon at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall. Free 513-3050


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