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The Paul McKenna Band plays Celtic and Scottish music Sunday at the Saltwater Celtic Music Festival in Brunswick, and Monday at the Lakeside Theater in Rangeley, Tuesday at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland, Wednesday at the Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage and Thursday at the Deertrees Theatre in Harrison.

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Bowdoin International Music Festival, Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music concert, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival 2013, "Stories in Music," Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School auditorium, South Paris, $4, $2 children. sebagomusicfestival.org. 1 p.m. Thursday.

The Midcoast Brass Quintet, Camden Ampitheatre, free. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Thursday.

DaPonte String Quartet, St. Columba's Episcopal Church, Boothbay Harbor, $25. daponte.org. Works by Haydn, Adams and Borodin, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert: Chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays concert with music by Ravel, Faure and Saint-Saens, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre), Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music concert of chamber music, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


Portland Comedy Showcase, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $5. 773-7210. Weekly show featuring the region's top stand-up talent, 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Portland Comedy Co-op presents: Summer Brew-HaHa, comedians Will Green, Jordan Handren-Seavey, Joe Timmins, Aharon Hebert, James Spizuoco, Travis Curran and Troy Pennell, Rising Tide Brewery, Portland, $6, 18-plus. risingtidebrewery.com. 8 p.m. Friday.


Bates Dance Festival, "Show and Tell," Bebe Miller Company, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, free. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Folk Dance Brunswick, world music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, northern Europe and around the globe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $8, $5 students and seniors. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Bates Dance Festival, Bebe Miller Company, "A History," Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, $12-$25. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.


Yarmouth Clam Festival, annual festival with plenty of clams to eat, entertainment, art and crafts, Diaper Derby, races and contests, carnival, Yarmouth. www.clamfestival.com. Sunday.

Mollyockett Days, Bethel Village Common, Bethel. www.mollyockettdays.com. Sunday.

Waterford World's Fair, community agricultural fair with workshops, a craft fair and children's activities, North Waterford. www.waterfordworldsfair.org. Sunday.

Annual Stonington Fisherman's Day, food, crafts, vendors, codfish relay, pet show, rowboat races and more, hosted by the Island Fisherman's Wife Association. deerisle.com/calendar-of-events. Stonington. Sunday.

Casco Days, midway, fireworks, chicken barbecue, road race, music and more, Casco. cascodays.com. Thursday to Saturday.

Ossipee Valley Music Festival, Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, South Hiram. ossipeevalley.com. 40 bands on four stages, Thursday to Saturday.

Pittston Fair, family-friendly agricultural fair with midway, exhibitions, contests and events, Pittston Fairgrounds. www.pittstonfair.com. Thursday.

Bangor State Fair, concerts, demolition derby, midway, food, petting zoo, fireworks and more. Bangor Fairgrounds. bangorstatefair.com. Friday through Aug. 4.

Richmond Days, music, parade, pontoon boat rides, lobster crate races and more. richmondmaine.com/richmond-days-celebration.aspx. Friday and Saturday.

Bucksport Bay Festival, fireworks, parade, car and motorcycle show, Civil War encampment, live music and more, Bucksport. 469-6818. Friday and Saturday.

Northern Maine Fair, rides, exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, demo derby and more, Northern Maine Fairgrounds, Presque Isle. 769-2258. Friday and Saturday.

Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival, folk artists, craftsmen, canoe and boat builders, live music, quilters and more, The Ball Field, Grand Lake Stream. 796-8199. Saturday.

Moore Park Art Show, 60 artists, artisans and crafters, live entertainment, South Paris, free. 890-9399. mooreparkartshow.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Dam Jam, presented by Denmark Arts Center, music from Kristin Hersh, Coke Weed, Jacob Augustine, Sunset Hearts, Mountain Animation, Burlington Taiko Ensemble, Bicentennial Park, Denmark, $10, 12 and under free. denmarkarts.org. 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday.

York Days, concerts, tournaments, sandcastle building, fireworks. parksandrec.yorkmaine.org. Short Sands Beach, York. Saturday.

30th Annual Summerfest 2013, treasure tables, silent auction, candy kitchen, kids' games, dog parade and show and more, presented by the First Congregational Church of Wiscasset. Proceeds benefit local charities for the betterment of the surrounding community, Wiscasset Town Common. 882-7544. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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