August 28, 2011

Audience Calendar

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Blues singer/pianist Marcia Ball performs on Wednesday at The Landing at Pine Point in Scarborough.

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Guitarist Richard Thompson performs on Wednesday, with guest Robin Lane, at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center.

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Editor's Note: To submit items for Calendar, send mail to Community News at Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, One City Center, Portland, ME 04101, or send email to or a fax to 791-6920. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. For information, call 791-6455.

Summer music concert series, soulful jazz from Augusta natives the Chas Lester Duo, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. 626-2415. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Country Bluegrass, with several groups performing, cabins available, F.A.R.M. Park, Fort Fairfield. 227-6242; Thursday through Saturday.

The Tartan Terrors, Celtic music, comedy and dance, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, 20. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Ari Jacobson, acoustic folk-rock, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Day for Night, country music harmonies from Gretchen Schaefer and Doug Hubley, Blue, Portland, donation. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Raul Malo, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $30. 8 p.m. (Doors 6 p.m.) Friday.

Primo Cubano, Cuban music dance party, The Hive, Kennebunk, $8-$10. 8 p.m. Friday.

Village Coffee House, with the Breezemeere Bottom Boys, Rebecca Wing, jazz vocals and Liz Matta, saxophonist, New Gloucester Congregational Church, $10. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $40. Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner, show at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series, America, classic rock, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series at the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Legacy Swing Band, classic big band, Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells, free, rain location is the Ward Gym in Wells Junior High School, Route 1. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills, $12-$14, children under 12 free. 929-6472. Irish ballads and rousing pub songs, sing-alongs and hot-picking instrumentals, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Rizing Tide, rock covers, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Gordon Bok, singer-songwriter, with Carol Rohl, Congregational Church of Bristol, $15. 563-3763. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pro Sports

Portland Sea Dogs, Minor League baseball, Hadlock Field, Portland, $7-$9. New Hampshire, 7 p.m. Friday; 6 p.m. Saturday.

Special Events

Midcoast Auto Show, annual event with several classes, Tainter/Kelley Field, Bath, $3 to view, $10 to exhibit car. 443-8360. 8 to 10 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. show today.

Hunting Expo, vendors, demonstrations, hands-on activities and more, L.L. Bean Retail Store, Freeport. Today.

Lighthouse tours, one of only 40 caisson-style lighthouses in the U.S.; must be over 55 inches tall; cancelled in rain or fog, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, $5, under 14 free. 699-2676. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday.

The Great North Yarmouth Air Show, Air Guitar contest, a Big H-AIR competition, all-ages Zumba Air-Robics spree, diaper derby and bucket brigade, Village Green Park, Yarmouth, free. 595-2997. 2 p.m. today.

Down East Country Music Association 31st Annual Awards Show, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls, $7, 12 and under $2. 674-3104. Noon today.

Maine Wood Carvers and Wildlife Art Annual Show and Competition, Augusta Armory, $4, under 18 free. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Spirits Alive Tours of the Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $7, under 12 free. 1:15 p.m. today at the Congress Street gate.

Breakfast by the Sea, pancakes, eggs, ham, baked beans, juice and coffee, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $7, under 10 $4. 766-3330. 8 to 11 a.m. today.

"Longfellow and Bull: The Virtuoso and the Poet," lecture and concert, Charles Kaufman explores the friendship of violin virtuoso Ole Bull with the poet Longfellow, Hiram Historical Society, free. 625-4762. 2:30 p.m. today.

Bess the Book Bus, mobile literacy unit, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336, Ext. 111. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.

1870 Living History Tours, Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Livermore, $10, $25 family. 897-4366. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

"Alive for $5," one-hour family program includes "Talk Back" with the performer, Don Roy Quartet, Franco-American music, Stonington Opera House. 367-2788. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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