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Cutting-edge bluegrass artists Punch Brothers perform at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Feb. 17.

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The Colwell Brothers, blues and R&B, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner, $6 to $16. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The Dunwells, English folk-rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12, $20 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Joe Fletcher and The Wrong Reasons, with Old Soul and Billy Wylder, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

"Music and Muffins," Carolyn Currie, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center, free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Arthur Webster and The Holy Mackerels, McSeagull's, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Lay-Z-Gait, Western swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Toughcats, Bayside Bowl, Portland, $8, all ages. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Gypsy Caravan, CD-release party for "Douze Chansons," Manouche-style gypsy jazz, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, $7. aarhusgallery.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Panda Bandits, The Last Sip, Lovers of Fiction, with fancy drinks and door prizes, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Androscoggin Chorale, "Seasons of Love," Broadway to The Beatles, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $15. friendsofcumstonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, in-store performance, Bull Moose, Scarborough. bullmoose.com. 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Punch Brothers, progressive bluegrass, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15, $30 VIP, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 17.

Elizabeth Lorrey and Cormac McCarthy, acoustic rock, singer-songwriter, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Feb. 17.

Tom Keifer, guitarist from hard rock and blues band Cinderella, Asylum, Portland, $15, 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Feb. 17.

Opus One Big Band Swing-O-Rama, concert and swing dance with jazz and swing standards from the '30s and '40s, benefits Scarborough High School participation in New York City competition, Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough, $8 to $15. 318-6637. 6 p.m. Feb. 17.

Kirtan Soul Revival and Vanessa Torres, funk, rock, R&B, world grooves and chants with Sanskrit mantras, The New Church, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. 233-6846. 4 p.m. Feb. 17.



Weekly Bird Walk, with COA student naturalist Anna Stunkel, College of the Atlantic (George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History), Bar Harbor, free. 288-5395. Meet at the museum's north entrance, 1 p.m. Wednesday.


Special Events

14th Annual Sleigh Day, sleigh museum exhibit, sleigh rides, demonstrations, snowshoe and cross country ski tours, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth, $8, $30 per family. skylinefarm.org. Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Local Love Muscle Valentine's Day Film Festival, watch and vote on a collection of local films, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, free. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

"Coursen Readings," poets Rob Farnsworth, Judith Robbins and Robert Strong, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. curtislibrary.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Valentine's Day Canine Cocktail Party and Dog Kissing Contest, Planet Dog Company Store, Portland, $5. 347-8606. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

18th Annual WMPG Fat Tuesday Celebration and Cajun Cooking Challenge, local restaurants, organizations and individuals compete, includes performance by Sylvain's Cajun Aces, University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland, $3 to $5. wmpg.org. Noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday.

MOOSE (Maine Organization Of Storytelling Enthusiasts) presents Michael Parent, hosted by Margaret Cardoza, includes hour-long open-mic session, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, $5. moosetellers.ning.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Valentine's Day with the Rat Pack, Anthony's Dinner Theater, Portland, $39.95 includes performance and five-course dinner. 221-2267. 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Valentine's Day Tea, hosted by Friends of the Library, Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook. 854-0630. 3 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Victrola Vixen's Valentine's Burlesque Show, performances by Whistlebait Burlesque, Dirty Dishes, Peril S. Curves and more, music by DJ Noctural, Geno's Rock Club, Portland, $10 to $12, 21-plus. 221-2382. 9 p.m. Thursday.

"One Billion Rising: Strike, Dance, Rise!", Eve Ensler's global movement to end violence against women and girls, march and performance in solidarity with other cities around the world, Monument Square, Portland. vday.org. Noon Thursday.

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