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Music and Muffins, Spruce Rooster, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center, free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Aztec Two Step, folk-rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $27 advance, $32 door. onelongfellow square.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Fitz and The Tantrums, neo-soul, indie pop, The Beat Club opens, State Theatre, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
The Fullertons, blues, country, rock, jazz, Americana and more, benefits MSA, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $5. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Dimensions in Jazz presents Frank Carlberg’s “Word Circus,” poetry by Kerouac, Beckett, Stein and others set to music, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $5 to $20. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Saturday.
USM School of Music presents a concert of Indian and world music, with Indian master percussionist Srinivas Krishnan and singer Arjun Chandy, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, free. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Halloween Bash with A Band Beyond Description, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Fiddle-icious, Maine’s largest fiddle orchestra plays traditional Celtic music, McCormack Performing Arts Center, Gorham High School, Gorham, $10, 12 and under free. fiddleicious.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Robert Cray Band, blues, Waterville Opera House, $40 to $50, reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Oct. 27.
Heather Pierson album-release show, pianist, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $17. stonemountain artscenter.com. 8 p.m. Oct. 27.
University of Maine Symphonic Band and the UMaine Jazz Ensemble, jazz standards, University of Maine, Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, $12. umaine.edu. 2 p.m. Oct. 27.
Hattie Simon, jazz vocals and piano, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer .com. 1 p.m. Oct. 27.
Two Old Friends: Jim Prendergast and Emery Hutchins, CeItic and American country music, McArthur Library, Biddeford. 284-4181. 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
Friends of Evergreen Historic Walking Tours, Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, $7. friendsofevergreen.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 27.
OOB365 presents Field of Screams Haunted Hayrides, Old Orchard Beach Ballpark, $13 to $18. oob365 .com. Kid-friendly tours at 5 p.m, scarier ones start at 6 p.m. Sunday and Thursday through Oct. 27. Runs through Oct. 30.
Spooktacular Trail Ride, ride with costumed horses, LaDawn Therapeutic Riding Center, Dayton, $10. 499-0080. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Wicked 5K Road Race, goody bags, prizes, costumes encouraged, benefits Center for Grieving Children, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport. 272-7927. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Port Veritas presents: “Pilgrimage to the Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillesum,” with Martin Steigesser, Robin Jellis and Judy Tierney, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $5. 828-9937. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
“Poe: Tales of Mystery and Suspense,” dinner show with local actor Kirk Simpson, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15 with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Spirits Alive “Walk Among the Shadows,” living history performance with focus on the Civil War, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $5 to $10. spirits alive.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; twilight Oct. 27. Runs through Oct. 31.
Maine Historical Society presents Longfellow’s Haunted House, a private guided tour of the house based on the interpretation of Longfellow’s poem “Haunted Houses,” written in 1851. Longfellow House, Portland, $10, reservations required. 774-1822, ext. 212. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Runs through Oct. 30
Family Halloween show with Audiobody, comedy, pumpkin juggling, crazy lighting effects, music and more, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $12 to $17. awesometheater .com. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.
7th annual “The Haunting: A Grim Night at Par Sem,” theme is childhood books from Grimm, Aesop, Mother Goose and more, Parsonfield Seminary, $5 to $10, parental discretion advised. 793-8825. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
2th Annual Halloween Party, University of Southern Maine, Southworth Planetarium, Portland, $6, $2 in costume. usm.maine.edu/planet. “Sky Monsters,” 6:40 and 7:20 p.m. Friday; ”Moon Witch,” 7 p.m. Friday.
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