MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE

SINGER-SONGWRITER DON CAMPBELL is back in Maine — he spends a lot of time in Nashville these days — and is working on an album of adult contemporary music. He’ll offer a preview of some of these tunes, and some of his old favorites, at a free show tonight at G&R DiMillo’s restaurant.

WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. tonight

WHERE: G&R DiMillo’s, 118 Preble St., Portland; 699-5959

HOW MUCH: Free

ART AND THEATER

MAINE MARITIME MUSEUM in Bath will celebrate Mariner’s Day on Saturday with free admission, including visits aboard the two-masted schooner Bowdoin. The day’s events are in recognition of the 2010 Mariner of the Year award winner Len Tyler, who retired as president of Maine Maritime Academy earlier this year. The museum also kicks off its summer schedule of nature and lighthouse cruises.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. 443-1316; www.mainemaritimemuseum.org

DINING AND DRINK

MORE THAN 25 BRUNSWICK

restaurants will be cooking up two “tasters” for sampling at the Second Annual Taste of Brunswick on Saturday. Graze on the goodies while you watch your favorite waiters compete for a big tip in the Waiter’s Race. Sea Dog Brewery will be running the beer and wine pavilion, and there will be music from Sly-Chi, Dark Hollow Bottling Co. and Swing-a-Cat, which should win the prize for the best band name.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: The Mall in downtown Brunswick

HOW MUCH: $6 advance tickets, $8 at the door, free for ages 12 and under. Food tickets are $1 each.

INFO AND TICKETS: www.tasteofbrunswick.com

ET CETERA

GRAB YOUR RAINBOW SHIRT Saturday and head to downtown Portland to celebrate Maine’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community during the annual Pride Parade & Festival. The parade, featuring more than 1,000 marchers plus the 900-foot rainbow flag (which takes an astounding 300 people to carry), will be led by grand marshals Portland Police Chief James Craig and “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” star Carson Kressley. The parade ends in Deering Oaks Park for an afternoon of food and entertainment.

WHEN: Saturday. Parade starts at 12:30 p.m. in Monument Square; festival begins at 1:15 p.m. and goes until 5 p.m. in Deering Oaks Park.

WHERE: Parade runs along Congress Street, down High Street, onto Park Avenue and then into Deering Oaks Park for the festival.

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: www.southernmainepride.org