Small wonders: Fairy house festival

CHANNEL THE SPRITES and wood nymphs during this weekend’s Maine Fairy House Festival at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. If the magic of fairy house building isn’t your thing, go for the Gnome Toss and Gnome Bowling.

WHEN: 1 to 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday

WHERE: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barters Island Road, Boothbay

HOW MUCH: $10 for adults; $8 for seniors; $5 for children

INFO: www.mainegardens.org

It’s a ‘do redo for First Friday

TRAVEL BACK to the days of flower power when Akari salon stages a peace rally and styling performance straight out of the ’60s and ’70s. Join the hippies on the sidewalk and get turned on to the hairdos unfolding behind the glass.

WHEN: First Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Akari, 193 Middle St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free