Out and About in the York County/Sanford Lakes Region of Maine February 18-24

Real Estate Agent with Anne Plummer and Associates

February 18-20, times vary, Winter Carnival 2010, Miss Winter Carnival Pageant, Quiet Riot Act, Children's Performers, Snow and Skating activities, game night, Texas Hold ‘Em, Character Breakfast, Souper Bowl, Human Dog Sled Relay, Motor Booty Affair, check schedule on Web site, carnival buttons $10, various locations throughout Old Orchard Beach. FMI: www.oob365.com.

February 18, 6-7:30 p.m. Presidents' Birthday Bash, celebrate the birth of two of the United States' greatest presidents, Deering Room, Dyer Library, 371 Main Street, Saco. FMI: 207.283.3861, www.sacomuseum.org.

February 18, 7-9 p.m.  Bluegrass Folk Jam, bring your acoustic instrument for an informal evening of sharing songs, The Brunswick, 39 West Grand Avenue, Old Orchard Beach. FMI: 207.934.4873, www.thebrunswick.com.

February 19, 7 p.m. Tribute to Patsy Cline featuring Donna Lee and her band, $15, Nasson Community Center, 457 Main Street, Springvale. FMI: 207.324.5657, www.nassocc.org.

February 20, 9 a.m.-noon, Guided ski/snowshoe hike, trek along Old Punkintown Road to the headwaters of the York River at York Pond, free to members, $5/person, $10/family-non-members, registration required, park across from Marshwood High School, Route 236, South Berwick. FMI: 207.646.3604, www.gwrlt.org.

February 20, 7 p.m. Salon Night Series featuring Poet and Author Matt Jasper plus Singer/Songwriter Aaron Lee on his Ukulele, The Red Door Pottery Studio, 44 Government Street, Kittery. FMI: 207.439.5671, www.reddoorpottery.com.

February 20, 7-10 p.m. Kirtan with Krishna Das, call and response chanting, $30/advance, $35/at door, The Landing at Pine Point, 353 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. FMI: 207.774.4527, www.thelandingatpinepoint.com, www.krishnadas.com.

February 20, 8 p.m. Chris Sand, Sandman, $8/at door, Hog Farm Studios, 140 Main Street, Suite 107, Back Alley, Biddeford. FMI: 971.645.9710, www.hogfarmstudios.com.

February 20, 8 p.m. Lissa Schneckenburger, fiddler and singer, $10/donation, free/11 and under, Saco Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church, 60 School Street, Saco. FMI: 207.282.0062, www.sacocoffeehouse.com, www.lissafiddle.com.

February 24, noon, Look Twice: The Waponahki in Image and Verse, Maliseet poet Mihku Paul Anderson will read excerpts and discuss images which examine the history of the tribes of Maine, free, St. Francis Room, University of New England, Hills Beach Road, Biddeford. FMI: 207.602.2461, www.une.edu.

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