“Mystery Science Theatre 3000,” Collins Center for the Arts, Orono
Mar. 6-8, Friday-Sunday, 8pm/Fri, 7pm/Sat, 2pm/Sun, “Professional Bull Riders,” for the 5th year in a row, the PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour (PWVT) is bucking into Maine, one of the tour’s most popular stops, for a three-night event, see site for ticketing details, Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor. FMI: www.crossinsurancecenter.com.
Mar. 6, Friday, 9pm, “The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium,” features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, $8, Emery Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Road, UMO, Orono. FMI: 207-581-1341, astro.umaine.edu.
Mar. 7, Saturday, 4:30-5:30pm, “Baked Bean Supper,” menu includes: Baked beans, hot dogs, cole slaw, rolls, casseroles, pies, $8/adults, $4/12 and under, East Orrington Church, 38 Johnson Mill Road, Orrington. FMI: 207-825-3404, eoccme.com.
Mar. 7, Saturday, 7-11pm, “14th Annual Winter Beach Ball featuring Motor Booty Affair,” Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center Auxiliary will hold their Fourteenth Annual Winter Beach Ball. The popular disco band, Motor Booty Affair, will be back to entertain the crowd. A cash bar, refreshments, 50/50 raffle, and silent auction will add to the fun. Beach and disco attire are encouraged. Proceeds will go towards the Auxiliary’s five-year pledge to the Remarkable Begins With You campaign, benefitting the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center. Tickets are $35/person, $325/table of 8 (tables are limited). Sponsorships are available, Anah Shrine, 1404 Broadway, Bangor. FMI: 207-973-5055, www.motorbootyaffair.com.
Mar. 7, Saturday, 7:30-10:30pm, “Orono Contra Dance,” caller, Dugan Murphy, will teach all the dances. Beginners welcome! Orono Contraband plays, $8, Keith Anderson Community Center, 18 Bennoch Road, Orono. FMI: 207-991-2947, www.facebook.com/oronocontraband.
Mar. 8, Sunday, 6pm, “Full Moon Guided Walk,” using the large lantern suspended in the sky as guidance, we will find our way along Pushaw Stream, exploring the sights and sounds of the night along the way. Selfies by Pushaw Stream with the full moon as a backdrop are spectacular and a challenge to take. Are you up for it? Pre-registration required, $10/adults, $5/youth, Meet at Gate 1, Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 1107 West Old Town Road, Old Town. FMI: 207-581-3226, www.hirundomaine.org.
Mar. 8, Sunday, 7pm, “Mystery Science Theatre 3000,” the award-winning TV comedy “Mystery Science Theater 3000” (MST3K) is coming to Orono in an all-new LIVE show featuring Joel Hodgson, original host and the creative vision behind the beloved TV and Netflix comedy series for more than three decades, in his final live tour, with the never-before-screened film No Retreat, No Surrender. Orchestra $40 | Balcony $35 | All fees included V.I.P. upgrade packages are available, Collins Center for the Arts, UMO, 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono. FMI: 207-581-1755, collinscenterforthearts.com.