July 1-4, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 20th Annual Winslow Family 4th of July Celebration, includes chicken BBQ, music, food booths, street dance, all day fun at Fort Halifax Park, parade and more, Fort Halifax Park, Bay Street, Route 201, Winslow. FMI: www.winslow4thofjuly.com.
July 1, 6:30 p.m. The Ladies of the Lake, traditional Celtic Instrumental music and ballad singing, free, Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop Street, Augusta. FMI: 207.626.2415, www.lithgow.lib.me.us.
July 1, 7 p.m. "Belgrade Lakes, The Last 2 Million Years: How We Got to Where We Are," a biogeomorphological history with Mel Croft and Pete Kallin, sponsored by Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Union Church, Route 27, Belgrade. FMI: 207.495.6039, www.belgradelakes.org.
July 1, 2, 4 and 5, 7 p.m. "Little Shop of Horrors," produced by Rangeley Friends of the Arts, $15, Lakeside Theatre, 2493 Main Street, Rangeley. FMI: 207.864.2963, www.rangeleyarts.com.
July 2, 5-8 p.m. Kennebec Valley Art Association Members' Show, opening reception, free, refreshments served, Harlow Gallery, 160 Water Street, Hallowell. FMI: 207.622.2813, www.harlowgallery.org.
July 3, noon-2 p.m. Don and Cindy Roy, blend of fiddle and piano, The Center for Maine Craft, 24 Service Plaza Drive, West Gardiner. FMI: 207.588.0021, www.mainecrafts.org.
July 3, 7:30 p.m. Black Fly Follies, annual party and fundraiser filled with comedy and music, $22/adults, $18/seniors and students, Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main Street, Monmouth. FMI: 207.933.9999, www.theateratmonmouth.org.
July 3, 10 a.m. -dusk, Independence Day activities including children's parade, silent auction, arts and crafts, lobster bake, chicken BBQ, fireworks, various venues, Rangeley. FMI: 207.864.5364, www.rangeleymaine.com.
July 4, 10 a.m. -10 p.m. Celebrate the 4th of July on the shores of Maranacook Lake, food, games, music, dance contest at 3, fireworks, Norcross Point, Winthrop. FMI: 207.377.8020, www.winthropmaine.org.
July 4-5, 9-1, Saturday, 9-2, Sunday, Book Sale, thousands of gently used books, movies, audios, games and puzzles, Turner Public Library, 98 Matthews Way, Turner. FMI: 207.225.2030, www.turnerpubliclibrary.org.
July 7, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Walker Brothers Circus, featuring aerialists, tumbling artists, contortionists, and the biggest stars of the circus world, Union Fairgrounds, Fairground Lane, Union. FMI: www.walkerbrotherscircus.com