MAINE

AMERICA'S MATTRESS RACE

1 p.m. Saturday. Registration is from 9 a.m. to Noon. Shawnee Peak, 119 Mountain Road, Bridgton, $5 per mattress fee plus lift ticket. shawneepeak.com
Wanna slide down a mountain on a mattress? Grab any sized mattress and get ready to slide. The fastest team wins a brand new queen-sized mattress from Americans Mattress & Furniture Gallery valued at $999. There's also a prize for most uniquely decorated mattress so let the creativity flow.

SKATE AND DANCE NIGHT

8 p.m. Friday. Happy Wheels Skate Center, 331 Warren Ave., Portland, $15, $2 to $3 for rentals.happywheelsskatecenter.com
You'll start the night by lacing up your roller skates for a two and a half hour session. At 10:30 p.m. the fun continues with dancing until midnight. The entire time music and lights will be pulsing, the video games and snacks will be waiting and the fun will know no limits. What's more, local radio personality "Ya Favorite Homie JR" will be in the house.

FIREHOUSE ARTS VARIETY NIGHT

7 p.m. Friday. Firehouse Arts Center, 20 Center St., Yarmouth, $12. firehouseartsme.com
Variety is the spice of life so set your sights on Yarmouth for the Firehouse Arts Variety Show. Headlining the evening is Michael Miclon, host of the late-night talk show spoof The Early Evening Show. Miclon has made people laugh all over the U.S. and Europe and has even performed in The White House.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy

Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
It's worth mentioning - although it's technically not on the weekend - that Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will stop at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester Thursday on their "We've Been Thinking" Tour.

Imago, Movement and Illusion Theatre

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family to see a performance by Imago, Movement and Illusion Theatre at the Dana Center in Manchester. Since 1979, Imago artistic directors Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouawad have created theatre that transcends language, age, gravity, and other laws of the real world with performances that are equal parts dance, design, circus, music, text, mask, and illusion.

19th Annual Spring Craft and Specialty Food Fair

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

We see Peeps - they're everywhere! And by Peeps of course we don't just mean those marshallowy sticky treats that come along this time of year.