Music

Aug. 27: AUBURN, Jan Mayes and Jerry Joe will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Aug. 27-29: BANGOR, the 2010 American Folk Festival will be held along the Penobscot River. 623-4177

Aug. 27: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Dennis St. Pierre and his quartet will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $15/$20 633-5159

Aug. 27: LEWISTON, the Zack Pomerleau Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub, 743 Main St. 376-3088

Aug. 27: LEWISTON, Britta Pejic and Les Frenchmen will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Aug. 27-29: LITCHFIELD, the Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Litchfield Fairgrounds, 44 Plains Road. 873-6539

Aug. 27: NORWAY, an open mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 743-2828

Aug. 27: PORTLAND, Adam Waxman will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Big Easy, 55 Market St. Free 775-2266

Aug. 27: PORTLAND, the Brew will perform at 8 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $25-$13 899-4990

Aug. 27: RUMFORD, a jam night will be held at the Black in the Last Run Lounge at 6 p.m. at Black Mountain of Maine.

Aug. 28: AUBURN, Blue Steel Express will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

Aug. 28: AUBURN, Dead Season will perform at a concert benefiting AWAP at 4 p.m. at Club Texas, 150 Center St. $10 795-6744

Aug. 28: BROWNFIELD, Kris Delmhorst and Peter Mulvey will perform folk music at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

Aug. 28: FRYEBURG, Heather Pierson will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the 302 West Smokehouse. 1-800-314-1752

Aug. 28: LEWISTON, Zero Visability will perform at 8 p.m. at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

Aug. 28: LEWISTON, chanteuse Joelle Morris of France will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $16/$14 689-2000

Aug. 28: PORTLAND, Matt Shardlow will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Big Easy, 55 Market St. Free 775-2266

Aug. 29: AUBURN, Mike Morris will perform at 2 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

Aug. 29: BETHEL, singer/guitarist Anni Clark will perform at 4 p.m. at the Bethel Common. Free 824-3575

Aug. 29 – Sept. 5: DIXFIELD, music, campfires and jam sessions will be held every Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at Maine Countryfolk Music Theatre, U.S. Route 2. 713-4173

Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12: 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. 657-7973

Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

Aug. 29: LISBON FALLS, Back to Basics will perform classic bluegrass from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Marion T. Morse Park, 18 School St. 751-2417

Aug. 29: WILTON, Heaven’s Blend, gospel singing pastors, will perform at 6 p.m. on the lawn at East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. Free 645-4297

Aug. 30, Sept. 6: LIVERMORE FALLS, Stained Grass will perform from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

Aug. 30: POLAND SPRING, Phil House and Kathy Haley will perform at 7 p.m. at All Souls Chapel. $7.50 998-4142

Aug. 31: BROWNFIELD, singer/guitarist Richard Thompson will perform at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

Aug. 31: FARMINGTON, Seminole Wind will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Meeting House Park gazebo. 778-3424

Aug. 31, Sept. 7: LIVERMORE FALLS, Silver and Gold will perform from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

Aug. 31: TURNER, Mary Murphy will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Turner Center Gazebo, Route 117. 576-2988

Sept. 1: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Emily Moore and Friends will perform at noon at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. Free 633-6855

Sept. 1: LEWISTON, Loose Connection will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub, Main Street. 576-3316

Sept. 1: LIVERMORE FALLS, Nickles and Dimes will perform from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

Sept. 2: BROWNFIELD, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will perform at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

Sept. 2, 9: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

Sept. 2: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Black Hobo Band will perform from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

Dance

Aug. 27: MECHANIC FALLS, Crossin’ Mason Dixon will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

Aug. 27: RUMFORD, a dance with music by Joe the Music Man will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hope Association, 85 Lincoln Ave. $1

Aug. 27: RUMFORD, a benefit dinner/dance and Chinese auction will be held at 5 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge. $7-$4 364-7953

Aug. 28: MECHANIC FALLS, the Legends will play oldies at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

Aug. 28: NORWAY, a dance and karaoke with music by the Old Crows will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $6

Aug. 28: WATERFORD, a dance with music by the Country Ridge Riders will be held at 8 p.m. at the Waterford Fairgrounds, Green Road. $10 583-4160

Aug. 29: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance for ages 21 and over, with music by Patio Cowboy, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

Aug. 30, Sept. 6: DRESDEN, country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 785-4866

Aug. 31, Sept. 7: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

Sept. 1, 8: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

Kids

Aug. 28, 29: OGUNQUIT, the Children’s Summer Theatre will present “My Son Pinocchio” at 10 a.m. and noon Saturday, and 10 a.m. Sunday at the Ogunquit Playhouse. $10-$16 646-5511

Sept. 1: GORHAM, the Southern Maine Children’s Chorus will hold auditions for the 2010-2011 season from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the USM Gorham campus. 780-5003

Special

Aug. 27-29: ACTON, the Acton Fair with exhibits, flower show, animal pull events, midway and food will be held. 636-2026

Aug. 27: AUBURN, a benefit bash for the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. at Lost Valley Lodge. $10 777-7060

Aug. 27-29: BAR HARBOR, the Maine Crafts Gild Fine Craft Show will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, 119 Eden St. 314-7213

Aug. 27-29: DOVER-FOXCROFT, the Piscataquis Valley Fair with homemade ice cream, agricultural exhibits, crafts and midway will be held on Fairview Avenue. 943-2650

Aug. 27-29: FARMINGTON, the fourth annual end of summer “Hoorah,” with pig roast, motorcycle competition, and car and bike show will be held at the Farmington Fairgrounds. 778-4215

Aug. 27-29: FREEPORT, a hunting expo will be held at L.L. Bean, Main Street. 552-6078

Aug. 27: MONROE, the Belfast Garden Club open garden day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Biebel Garden, 242 Fisher Road. 338-3105

Aug. 27, 28: UNION, the Union Fair, with midway, crafts, animal pull events and harness racing will be held at the Union Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Road. 273-2465

Aug. 28: GRAY, Jeannette and Derek Lovitch, owners and operators of Freeport Wild Bird Supply, will present a program on wild birds from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

Aug. 28: KENNEBUNKPORT, the Kennebunkport Village Green craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 283-4715

Aug. 28, 29: LIVERMORE, the 24th annual Bowman Field Fly-In event, with lawn sale, food, games for kids and more, will be held on River Road. 897-2476

Aug. 28: MANCHESTER, Designing Women will host a benefit fine art and craft show from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Longfellow’s Greenhouse, 81 Puddleduck Road. $2 582-7985

Aug. 28: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstration will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum, Route 26. Free 926-4597

Aug. 28: NEWRY, the “Tough Mountain Challenge,” an obstacle race, will be held at 1 p.m. at Sunday River Ski Resort.

Aug. 28: NORWAY, the 10th annual tent and treasure sale and more will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church. 743-7124

Aug. 28: PARIS, Celebration Barn Theater’s 2010 season finale with Karen Montanaro, the Boston band Ginger Ibex and others will be held at 8 p.m. at the theater, 190 Stock Farm Road. $14-$8 743-8452

Aug. 28: PARIS, a “take-a-chance” auction will be held at 6 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. 966-2913

Aug. 28: POLAND, a quilt exhibit will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Poland Community Church, Route 26. $6/$7 998-4725

Aug. 28: READFIELD, a Fun Day and barbecue will be held at Kents Hill Alfond Arena, Route 17. Free

Aug. 28: SABATTUS, the Androscoggin County Farm Bike Tour will start at 9 a.m. from Sabattus and go to Lisbon, Durham, East Auburn and Lewiston. 753-9400

Aug. 28: TEMPLE, a program on moccasin making will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Koviashuvik Local Living School. $75 778-0318

Aug. 29: AUBURN, the L-A 5K Bridge Run will be held at 9 a.m. starting at the Rollodrome, Riverside Drive.

Aug. 29: BRYANT POND, a Family Fun Day will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the University of Maine 4-H Camp and Leadership Center. $20/$5 875-2116

Aug. 29: HARTFORD, an open house and ice cream social will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at J and O Irish Museum, Route 140. 224-7355

Aug. 29: MECHANIC FALLS, the Down East Country Music Association will hold its annual awards show at noon at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $7/$4 793-8884

Aug. 29: ROCKLAND, the ride to benefit Special Olympics will be held at 9:30 a.m. starting at the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, 327 Park St. and ending at Owls Head Transportation Museum. 879-0489

Aug. 29-Sept. 6: WINDSOR, the Windsor Fair with arts and crafts, large midway, animal pull events and harness racing will be held in Windsor at 100 Ridge Road. 549-7121

Aug. 31, Sept. 2: LIVERMORE, a living history tour will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $10/$6 897-4366

Sept. 1: PORTLAND, a showing of the Kotzschmar organ will be held at 11:30 a.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. Free 797-0147

Sept. 1, 8 and 15: PORTLAND, garden tours will be held every Wednesday at the Tate House Museum, 1270 Westbrook St. 774-6177

Theater

Aug. 27, 28: ARUNDEL, “Forbidden Broadway” will be performed at 8 p.m. at the Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road. $39-$28 985-5552

Aug. 27, 28: BRUNSWICK, Maine State Music Theatre will perform “Monty Python’s Spamalot” at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. 725-8769

Aug. 27, 29: BRUNSWICK, New England Youth Theater will hold auditions for “Cinderella” at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Studio 48, 20 Davis St. 798-6966

Aug. 27, 28, Sept. 2, 3, 4: HARRISON, Deertrees Theatre Festival will present “Two for the Seesaw” at 8 p.m. at Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, Deertrees Road. 583-6747

Aug. 27-Sept. 11: OGUNQUIT, “Monty Python’s Spamalot” will be performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse. $49-$67 646-5511

Aug. 27: OLD ORCHARD BEACH, “The Awesome ’80s Prom” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Jimmy the Greek’s, 215 Saco Ave. $10/$12 286-1427

Aug. 27-29: PORTLAND, “My First Time” will be performed at Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. 773-0333

Aug. 27-29: STONINGTON, “Measure for Measure” will be performed at the Stonington Opera House. 367-2788

Aug. 29: GARDINER, the Open Book Players will hold auditions for “The Laramie Project” at 6 p.m. at Johnson Hall, 280 Water St. 582-5717

Books

Aug. 28: NORWAY, Marion York, author of “Happy to be Me,” will sign copies of her book from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at Books N Things. 615-6360

Films

Aug. 27: PORTLAND, “Fed Up,” a food film, will be shown at 7 p.m. at Zero Station, 222 Anderson St. Free

Aug. 28: AUBURN, “National Treasure 2” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at Festival Plaza, Main Street. 333-6601

Aug. 29: PORTLAND,  “The Great Muppet Caper” will be shown at 8 p.m. at the top level of the Free Street parking garage. Free

Lectures

Sept. 2: BRUNSWICK, Craig McEwen, Bowdoin sociology professor, will speak on “Liberal Education and the Common Good” at 12:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Moulton Union. Free 725-3253


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