Music

Feb. 18: AUBURN, a teen open mic night will be held at 6 p.m. at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Feb. 18: AUBURN, Thunder Road will perform at 8 p.m. at the Brookside Lounge at Lost Valley Ski Lodge, 200 Lost Valley Road.

Feb. 18, 19: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will present its “Sentimental Journey: Moments to Remember” fundraiser at 8 p.m. Friday, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Great Falls Arts Center, 30 Academy St. $18 783-0958

Feb. 18: BROWNFIELD, Los Straightjackets will perform guitar twang selections at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

Feb. 18: LEWISTON, the Juke Joint Devils will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Feb. 18: PORTLAND, Gregory Alan Isakov will perform at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 181 State St. $12/$15 761-1757

Feb. 18: PORTLAND, Trey Anastasio and the Trey Anastasio Band will perform at 8 p.m. at State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $39.50 956-6001

Feb. 18: PORTLAND, Doug Hubley, vocals, guitar and mandolin, and Gretchen Schaefer, vocals and guitar, will perform at 8 p.m. at Blue, 650A Congress St. 774-4111

Feb. 18: WESTBROOK, a cabaret and open mic with Louis Philippe on the piano will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Dunn Street. Free with reservation 857-9002

Feb. 18, 25: WILTON, a country jamboree/spotlight will be held at 7 p.m. at Harnden Masonic Hall, 70 Bryant Pond Road. Donations 645-2472

Feb. 19: AUBURN, the Okbari Band and Maine Belly Dancing will be presented at 7 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Feb. 19: BROWNFIELD, Catie Curtis will perform at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

Feb. 19: BRUNSWICK, Lucia Pulido and her trio will perform Colombian music at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4141

Feb. 19: LEWISTON, Cold Blue Steel will perform at Wild Seasons Restaurant, 20 East Ave. 333-3053

Feb. 19: LEWISTON, Blue Khakis and Ascent to Power will perform at The Cage, 97 Ash St. $3 783-0668

Feb. 19: LEWISTON, pianist George Sebastian Lopez will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $16/$14 689-2000

Feb. 19: LIVERMORE, the Broad Street Band will perform at 8 p.m. at Maple Lane Golf Course, 295 Maple Lane. 740-7434

Feb. 19: PARIS, Brett Shain will perform at 7 p.m. at Smilin’ Moose Publyk House and Tavern, 10 Market Square. 739-6006

Feb. 19: PORTLAND, singer-songwriters Brendan James and Matt White will perform at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 181 State St. $12/$15 761-1757

Feb. 19: PORTLAND, the Portland Jazz Orchestra will perform and show the film “Casablanca” at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $10 956-6000

Feb. 19: RUMFORD, a benefit supper and bake sale with music will be held at 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 184 Congress St. $7/$5 357-3289

Feb. 19: WALDOBORO, Heaven’s Blend will perform at 7 p.m. at the Waldoboro Word of Life Church, Old Route One. Free

Feb. 19: WINDHAM, Dirty McCurdy will perform at Club 302, 765 Roosevelt Trail. 894-5730

Feb. 20: BROWNFIELD, Robin and Linda Williams will perform bluegrass and folk at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

Feb. 20, 27, March 6: 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

Feb. 20, 27, March 6: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

Feb. 20: PORTLAND, Buckcherry, Yellyeah, All That Remains and the Damned Things will perform at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $30/$32 956-600

Feb. 20: PORTLAND, Timothy Burris, lute, Timothy Neill Johnson, tenor, Mary Jo Carlsen, violin and Eliot Cherry, cello, will perform at 3 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State St. $15/$10 772-5434

Feb. 22: LEWISTON, the Irish Descendants will perform at 7 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $20 783-1585

Feb. 23: CARTHAGE, the Irish Descendants will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $20 562-4445

Feb. 24: AUBURN, the Delta Knights will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

Feb. 24: LEWISTON, Andrea Delan will perform at Wild Seasons Restaurant, 20 East Ave. 333-3053

Feb. 24, March 3: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held at 8 p.m. every Thursday at The Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

Feb. 24: PORTLAND, Dan Bern and Common Rotation will perform at 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square. $15 761-1757

Feb. 24: UNITY, the Irish Descendants will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $20 948-7469

Dance

Feb. 18: MECHANIC FALLS, Mainely Country will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

Feb. 18: PORTLAND, a dance, with music by Maine’s Swingin DJ’s will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange Hall, 1408 Washington At. $8 653-5012

Feb. 18: RUMFORD, the Mountain Valley wrestling benefit dance, with music by Monsta, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Eagles Hall. $10/$15 369-9538

Feb. 19: AUBURN, a dance and karaoke, with Jean Louis, will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, South Main Street. 782-1118

Feb. 19: BOWDOINHAM, a contra dance will be held at 8 p.m. at the Bowdoinham Town Hall, 3 School St. $9 666-3709

Feb. 19: JAY, a benefit dance will be held at 5 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Jewell Street. $8 924-7111

Feb. 19: 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

Feb. 19, 26: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

Feb. 19: RUMFORD, a benefit dance, with music by Fair Enough, will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $7/$5 357-5530

Feb. 19: RUMFORD, the Coos Canyon Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the Rumford Falls Auditorium, 145 Congress St. $8/$10 364-2983

Feb. 19: SABATTUS, a father/daughter dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oak Hill Middle School. $15 375-6605

Feb. 20: 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. $9 784-0389

Feb. 21, 28: 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

Feb. 23, March 2: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

Feb. 24: BRUNSWICK, “The Evolution of Black Dance,” put on by the Bowdoin College African American Society, will be held at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3375

Kids

Feb. 19-27: FREEPORT, children’s activities will be offered during “Kids Winter Fun Week” on the L.L. Bean campus, Main Street. $15 552-6046

Feb. 19: GARDINER, “Game Day,” for ages 5 and older, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Gardiner Public Library, 152 Water St. 582-3312

Feb. 20: PORTLAND, “Kids, Kartoons and Kitzschmar,” a family concert, will be presented at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. $17/$10 842-0800

Feb. 20: RUMFORD, magic and clowning with Scot Grassette and Sassi Keegan  will be presented at 3 p.m. at 49 Franklin Music Theater. $5

Feb. 21: PARIS, a President’s Day winter picnic will be held at noon at Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. 743-6994

Feb. 23: NORWAY, games for kids will be held from noon to 5 p.m. for ages 6 through 12 at Norway Memorial Library, Main Street. 743-5309

Feb. 24: LEWISTON, the “Peek-a-Boo” puppet show will be held at 10 a.m. at the Toy Library, 134 College St. $2 782-1112

Special

Feb. 18, 19: BREWER, a “Waterfront Winterfest,” with ice carving demonstrations, skating and sliding party, music, fireworks, chili and chowder cook-off and games,  will be held on the waterfront. 989-5199

Feb. 18: FALMOUTH, Audio Body will present physical comedy, with brothers Matt and Jason Tardy, at 7 p.m. at Falmouth High School Auditorium. $8 866-584-4532

Feb. 18: NORWAY, an ice skating party will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the ice rink. 743-6651

Feb. 18, 19; RUMFORD, Scot Grassett, an award-winning comedy magician, will emcee a night of stand-up comedy at 7 p.m. at 49 Franklin Reception Hall. $15/$12 369-0129

Feb. 19: AUGUSTA, Jackson Gillman, a mime, actor, songsmith and storyteller, will perform at 11 a.m. at the Maine State Museum. Free 287-2301

Feb. 19: BELGRADE, the Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance will hold an ice fishing derby at 178 Main St. 495-6039

Feb. 19: BRUNSWICK, Chris Balzer of Balzer Family Clock Works will present a program on clock making from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brunswick Inn on Park Row. Free 725-3522

Feb. 19: BRUNSWICK, the Maine Chapter of the Romance Writers of America will read from their works-in-progress at Curtis Memorial Library.

Feb. 19: BUCKFIELD, TWO, featuring juggling and physical comedy, will perform at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. $14/$12 336-3306

Feb. 19: NEWCASTLE, the Tri-County Literacy Volunteers “Scrabble Challenge” will be held at 1 p.m. at the Lincoln Home, 22 River Road. 443-6384

Feb. 19: NORWAY, the Norway Exile Snowshoe 5K and 10K races will be held at 11 a.m. at the Robert Farm Preserve, Roberts Road.

Feb. 19, 20: ORLAND, Slim’s fishing derby will be held at Toddy Pond.

Feb. 19, 20: OTISFIELD, an ice fishing derby will be held at Thompson Lake and Pleasant Lake. 539-2323

Feb. 19: OXFORD, a chili challenge will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the Oxford Station House Community Center.

Feb. 19, 20: PORTLAND, the Maine Home, Remodeling and Garden Show will be held at the Cumberland County Civic Center, 45 Spring St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $8-$5 775-3458

Feb. 19, 20: PORTLAND, storytellers Antonio Rocha and Michael Parent will perform at 2 p.m. at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. $10/$5 899-3993

Feb. 19-27: PORTLAND, “Laser Fest II” will be presented at the Southworth Planetarium. $5 780-4249

Feb. 19: STETSON, the Howard Lodge Square and Compass ice fishing derby will be held at Pleasant Lake.

Feb. 19: SUMNER, “Cirque De Pisces,” an evening of music, dance, poetry, sledding and ice skating, will be held at 6 p.m. at Open Sky Farm. $20 699-4217

Feb. 20: BELGRADE, the Belgrade Snowmobile Club ice fishing derby will be held in Belgrade.

Feb. 20: BRUNSWICK, Marcia Brown, Annie Finch and Helene McGlauflin will present poetry readings at 1 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library. Free 725-3522

Feb. 20: LEWISTON, the third annual “Bridal Showcase” will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Conference Center, 490 Pleasant St. 784-2331

Feb. 20: LISBON FALLS, “World’s Greatest Sleigh Ride” will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in a large field off Route 125. $4/$3 353-2200

Feb. 20: ROCKLAND, the American Legion Riders ice fishing derby will be held in Rockland.

Feb. 22: NEWRY, illusionist Jason Bishop will perform at 7 p.m. at Sunday River Grand Summit Resort, Sunday River Road and Skiway Road. 824-3000

Feb. 22: PORTLAND, the Port Veritas youth poetry slam will be held at 7 p.m. at Blue, 650 Congress St. $3

Feb. 23: RUMFORD, a tea and fashion show will be held at 1 p.m. at Virgin Memorial Chapel. $10 562-8396

Feb. 24: BRIDGTON, the annual Family Fest,with races, snow sculpture contest, horse-drawn sleigh rides, pie-eating contest and snow poker run, will be held at Shawnee Peak, 119 Mountain Road. 647-8444

Theater

Feb. 18, 19, 20: BATH, Studio Theatre will perform “a Midwinter’s Night Dream” at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $15/$13 442-8455

Feb. 18, 19: BRUNSWICK, “The Vagina Monologues” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. $10 725-3375

Feb. 18-20: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “Pride and Prejudice” and “Winter Cabaret” at the theater, 14 School St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18 729-8584

Feb. 18-20: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Two Pianos Four Hands” 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. 774-0465

Feb. 18-27: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Moonlight and Magnolias” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with a performance at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 and 3 p.m. Feb. 19. $25-$20 885-5883

Feb. 18-27: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “The Real McGonagall” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $18/$15 774-0465

Feb. 18-20: WATERVILLE, “A Midsummer Night’s Disco Dream” will be performed at the Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18/$16 873-7000

Feb. 24, 25, 26: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College Theater and Dance will perform “Venus” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Saturday at Bowdoin College Wish Theater. Free with ticket 725-3375

Books

Feb. 18: BETHEL, Linda Greenlaw, America’s only female swordfishing captain and author, will be featured in a story-telling session at 4 p.m. at Gould Academy McLauglin Trustees Auditorium. 381-7944

Feb. 18, 19: JAY, a book fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jay Adult Continuing Education Center. 897-6384

Feb. 19: WAYNE, a book sale will be held at the Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Road. The hours are 9 a.m to 2 p.m. 685-3754

Feb. 22: WINTHROP, author Lewis Robinson will speak about his book “Water Dogs” at 6:30 p.m. at Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St. Free 377-8673

Feb. 23: PORTLAND, author Amy Wood will speak about her book “Life Your Way” at noon at the Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1700

Films

Feb. 18: BRUNSWICK, “The Music Never Stopped” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Sills Hall. Free 798-7079

Feb. 20: PORTLAND, the benefit film “Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould” will be shown at 2 p.m. at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. $40 761-1522

Feb. 22: AUBURN, “Babe” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Lectures

Feb. 18: BRUNSWICK, Donald Knuth, computer scientist and professor emeritus at Stanford University, will give a talk titled “Why?” at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College’s  Searles Science Building. Free 725-3567

Feb. 21: BRUNSWICK, Donald Knuth, computer scientist and professor emeritus at Stanford University, will will give a talk titled “All Questions Answered” at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College’s Druckenmiller Hall. 725-3567

Feb. 23: BRUNSWICK, David Brooks, New York Times OpEd columnist, will speak on “Social Animal and Higher Education” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College’s Pickard Theater. $10 725-3375

Feb. 24: HALLOWELL, Spindleworks director Liz McGhee and several artists from the center will speak about their works at 7 p.m. at Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. $3 622-3813


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