ART

“One of a Kind: An Exhibition of Unique Prints,” handmade prints by six local artists; continues through Sept. 26, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Noon to 4 p.m. today, Wednesday and Thursday; noon to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Postcards from Maine,” member show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. www.maineartgallery.org. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

“botanical propaganda,” multimedia work depicting urban and suburban plant life by Karen Gelard, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0986. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 3.

“Abstract Expressionism: 1950s and 1960s,” work by Emily Muir, William Moise and others, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. Noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Group show, with work by Nina Jerome, Sandy Wadlington and Jeffery Becton, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. 348-9977. 2 to 6 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 16.

“Outside,” group show, River Arts, Damariscotta. www.riverartsme.org. Noon to 4 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“Hold on to Summer,” group show, Markings Gallery, Bath. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Runs through Thursday, Sept. 30.

“John Haberle: Master of Illusion,” Portland Museum of Art, Portland, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays. Runs through Sunday, Dec. 12.

“A Maine Harvest,” paintings by Joan W. Hooker, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. 633-4333. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 17.

“The Fundy Series: Drawings and Etchings by Richard Van Buren,” Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. 853-4047. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

“Off-Season, Off-Shore: (Yet Another) Trap Day on Cliff Island,” photographs by Lesley MacVane and words by Roger Berle, Harbor Works Gallery, Harpswell. www.harborworksgallery.org. 3 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 3.

“No Cakewalk: Legacies of an African-American Place,” photographs by William Anderson, Harbor Works Gallery, Harpswell. www.harborworksgallery.org. 3 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 3.

Multimedia exhibit, with gallery artists, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. www.turtlegallery.com. 2 to 6 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 16.

“Lincoln Perry: Falling in Place,” George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 3.

Robert Shetterly, paintings. Work by Ingrid Ellison, Annadeene Fowler, Kevin Johnson, Mark Kelly, Richard Mann, Abbie Read, Wesley Reddick and Willy Reddick will also be on exhibit, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

“Life, Death, Color and Light,” photography by Katie Selva, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. www.frostfarmgallery.com. Noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“Earning Their Keep: Maine’s Windjammers,” multistage exhibit featuring historic photos, artifacts, ephemera, videos, schooner models and rotating exhibits by contemporary marine photographers, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, $3-$8, free age 6 and younger.www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Neal Parent, photography, noon to 5 p.m. daily. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 24.

Fall exhibitions, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. www.barngallery.org. 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Runs through Monday, Oct. 11.

Group show, with paintings and sculpture, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. www.yvettetorresfineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and Wednesday through Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 10.

“Mind-bending with the Mundane,” works by Miller and Shellabarger, Alix Lamber, Andrew Raftery and Allison Smith examining marriage equality, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. www.meca.edu. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 17.

Scott Perry, photography, SugarWood Gallery, Farmington. www.sugarwoodgallery.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Runs through Thursday, Sept. 30.

“2010 Book Arts at Stone House Program,” work by students, University of Southern Maine (Glickman Family Library), Portland. 780-4270. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 31.

“Exposed: Rare Photographs of Life in Maine,” Maine Historical Society, Portland. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 31.

Group exhibit, work by glass blower Keith Weiskamp, painter Jeanne O’Toole Hayman and potters Rick Boyd and Pamela Williamson, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. www.richardboydpottery.com. Noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

“In a Place By Himself: The Graphic World of Winslow Homer,” Saco Museum, Saco. Noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesday and Thursday; noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Nov. 14.

“Pandemonium,” faculty exhibit, University of Maine (Art Gallery), Farmington. 778-7002. Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

“Why an Ecovillage? A Local Perspective,” work from Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage, Belfast Co-op Cafe Gallery, Belfast. www.belfast.coop. 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Runs through Tuesday, Sept. 28.

“The Search for Beauty: Whistler and His Time,” drawings and paintings, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

“Collecting Winslow Homer,” Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. www.colby.edu. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 31.

“Will Barnet: New York Drawings and Prints, the 1930s,” Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. www.colby.edu. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 24.

“Sharon Lockhart: Lunch Break,” photographs of workers at Bath Iron Works, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. www.colby.edu. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 17.

“Tourist Season,” work by John Vander, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. Noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 30.

Connie Hayes and Robert Pollien, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland. www.dowlingwalsh.com. Noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Plein-air Show, Kittery Art Association, Kittery. Reception 4 to 6 p.m., noon to 5 p.m. today; 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday; noon to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 26. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 10.

“The Ambiguities: Selected Works,” graphite drawings and color-saturated paintings from Thorpe Feidt’s series inspired by Herman Melville’s novel “Pierre: or, The Ambiguities,” University of Southern Maine (Area Gallery), Portland. www.usm.maine.edu/gallery. 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Runs through Friday, Oct. 29.

“THESEPLACES,” work by Francine Schrock, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. 799-1720. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Thursday, Sept. 30.

Jon Imber, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. 10 a.m. to5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 2.

Furniture Masters of New Hampshire, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. www.woodschool.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Wednesday, Nov. 24.

“Clearing,” abstract landscapes by Jill Caldwell, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, Belfast. 338-6575. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Runs through Monday, Oct. 18.

“A New Dimension,” three-dimensional work, Spindleworks, Brunswick. www.spindleworks.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Runs through Thursday, Sept. 30.

“Karsh,” large-format and vintage silver-gelatin prints by Yousuf Karsh, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. www.haynesgalleries.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 23.

“Art,” new work in water media by Tim Banks, Judith Long and Barbara Snapp, Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick. 725-8920. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Runs through Thursday, Sept. 30.

“A Matter of Perception: An Exhibition by Artists with Disabilities,” Northeast Harbor Library, Northeast Harbor. www.nehlibrary.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Thursday, Sept. 30.

“A Matter of Perception: An Exhibition by Artists with Disabilities,” VSA arts of Maine Gallery, Augusta. www.vsartsmaine.org. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“Moonlighting,” works by members of the VSA arts of Maine family, The Gallery at Eleven Pleasant St., Brunswick. www.vsartsmaine.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Runs through Friday, Oct. 1.

“Without Borders VII: Intermedia,” University of Maine (Lord Hall Gallery), Orono. www.withoutbordersfest.org/2010. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Christopher Cart and Shaune McCarthy, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. www.HarborSquareGallery.com. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 30.

“The Architecture of Environmental Landscapes, Within and Without,” regional artists exploring environmental themes, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. 221-4499. Reception 5 to 7 p.m. Monday; 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Runs through Sunday, Dec. 19.

“Landscapes,” work by Anthony Muench and Abbie Sewall, North Yarmouth Academy (Curtis Gallery), Yarmouth. www2.nya.org. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Runs through Friday, Oct. 29.

“Locations,” work by Jeff Kellar, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 16.

“Res Naturae: The Nature of Things,” work by Ann Sterling and the artists of Amicus Inc., Bangor Public Library, Bangor. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Thursday, Sept. 30.

“Colors of Hope,” group show, L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 9.

Connections and Collections, invitational show, Lajos Matolcsy Art Center, Norway. 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday; 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday.

“Landscapes of Maine: Then and Now,” paintings, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

“Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective,” realist paintings, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

“Recent Acquisitions,” multi-media, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

“Photography by Brenton Hamilton,” Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. www.susanmaaschfineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Runs through Wednesday, Oct. 27.

“Young Artist: Mature Art,” oil paintings and watercolors by Russel Whitten, York Public Library, York. www.york.lib.me.us. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Tuesday, Oct. 26.

Anna Sweeten and Alexandra Hart, Harbor Square Gallery and the Muir Garden for Contemporary Sculpture, Rockland. www.HarborSquareGallery.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 30.

Prints, drawings and photographs, by gallery artists, New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

“Water, land, sheetrock, real girlfriends, fake boyfriends,” photos by Tanya Alexia Hollander, Whitney Art Works, Portland. 780-0700. Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

“Intersections,” photography and mixed media by Karen Bushold and Jim Kelly, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. www.addisonwoolley.com. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

“Jane Dahmen: Through the Trees,” and “Plein-air Maine,” paintings by Brad Betts, Mitch Billis and Bjorn Bunquist, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 30.

“Some. Things. Curious.” drawings, painting and installation by Kreh Mellick, Kimberly Convery, Devon and Brendan Mullins, Space, Portland. www.space538.org. Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Runs through Friday, Oct. 22.

“Life Work,” sculpture by Cabot Lyford, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. [email protected] Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m., by appointment Wednesday; by appointment Thursday through Sunday. Runs through Sunday, Nov. 21.

“Watercolors,” work by Charles DuBack, Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell. www.widgeoncove.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

“Turtle/Television Island,” photographic prints and other media by James Luna, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. 780-5008. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Runs through Wednesday, Nov. 10.

AUDITIONS

UU Theater auditions, for “The Katrina Project,” First Universalist Church, Auburn. 783-0461. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

BENEFITS

Gardens Open golf tournament, benefits Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay Country Club, Boothbay. www.mainegardens.org. 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Epicurean auction, featuring food and desserts by several local restaurants, silent and live auctions; to benefit Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $40, $35 through Sept. 10. 773-3150. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Champions for Children Giraffe Awards, and silent auction, Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport. www.mekids.org. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Fore the Kids of York County, benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters York County programs, Cape Neddick Country Club, Ogunquit, $150-$750. www.somebigs.org. 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. tournament Wednesday.

Not Dead Yet Bike Ride and Lobster Bake, 10-, 25- or 60-mile distances; benefits the Cancer Community Center, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, $30-$60, free for age 12 and younger. www.cancercommunitycenter.org. 9 a.m. (registration), 2 p.m. (lobster bake) Saturday.

Seagars by the Sea, cigar sampling and live and silent auctions; benefits Homes for Our Troops, DiMillo’s Floating Restaurant, Portland, $50. www.seagars.blogspot.com. 2 p.m. Sept. 26.

Combat Cancer 10K Trail Race, benefits the Cancer Community Center, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, $25, free with $100 in pledges. www.cancercommunitycenter.org. 10 a.m. (registration), 1 p.m. (race) Sept. 26.

Hit the Trails, walk and stroll; benefits the Cancer Community Center, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, free, pledges encouraged. www.cancercommunitycenter.org. 11 a.m. (registration), 1 p.m. (walk/stroll) Sept. 26.

Yogathon, benefits Preble Street, Maine State Pier, Portland, $15 day of event, $10 in advance. www.preblestreet.org. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (7 a.m. registration) Sept. 26.

BOOKS AND AUTHORS

Author program, filmmaker and author Randy Olson talks about his work and signs copies of his book, “Don’t Be Such a Scientist,” University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, free. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Language Arts Live, series of literary readings, Bates College (Chase Hall), Lewiston, free. www.bates.edu. With Courtney Eldridge, “The Generosity of Women,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Author program, Paula Blank, author of “Shakespeare and Modern English,” presents a program titled “The Proverbial Renaissance ‘Lesbian’: Queering Etymology in Contemporary Critical Practice,” Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick, free. 725-3272. 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Author reading and book signing, Kennebunk Free Library, Kennebunk. 985-2173. Colin Sargent, “The Museum of Human Beings,” 11 a.m. Friday.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Maine Mountain Chamber Music, University of Maine (Nordica Auditorium), Farmington, $7-$9, free under age 16. www.artsinstitute.org. 3 p.m. today.

Quintetssentials, string quartet, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 3 p.m. today.

Musica Nuova, Boston-based baroque ensemble. Performance benefits the 2010 Dempsey Challenge, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $5. www.bates.edu. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Maine Mountain Chamber Music, Colby College (Lorimer Chapel), Waterville, free. www.colby.edu. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

COMEDY

Open mic comedy, hosted by comedian Brian Brinegar, Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m. Thursday.

“My State of the Union,” with “The Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $25 door, $20 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Secret Lives of Comedians, monthly series featuring stand-up comedy, sketch comedy, “surprised guests” and more,

Lucid Stage, Portland, $10. www.LucidStage.com. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26.

DANCE

Dances of universal peace, no dance experience necessary. Will be moved inside if raining, Sadhana, the Meditation Center, South Portland. www.SadhanaMe.com. 4 p.m. today.

International folk dancing, dances taught, beginners welcome, Portland New Church, Portland, $5, $3 for children. 856-6415. 7 to 9 p.m. today.

Ballroom dancing, Maplewood Dance Center, Portland. 878-0584. 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesday; semi-formal dance party celebrating National Ballroom Week, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Bharata natyam: Dance and music of South India, demonstration and lecture by Aniruddha Knight and ensemble, Bowdoin College (Gibson Hall), Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Dancing with DJ John, Maplewood Dance Center, Portland. 878-0584. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday.

Bharata natyam: Dance and music of South India, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 3 p.m. Saturday.

Dancing Kirtan, with DJ Mantra, Sadhana, the Meditation Center, South Portland. www.SadhanaMe.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

FAIRS/FESTIVALS

Woodcarving and Wildlife Art Show and Competition, presented by the Maine Woodcarvers Association, Augusta Armory, Augusta, $4, free under age 18. www.mainewoodcarvers.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Capriccio, two-week festival of the arts with music, lectures, readings, performances and several special events, various locations, Ogunquit. Today.

Fall festival, live music, animals, pumpkin patch, barbecue, arts and crafts show and more, Saddleback Mountain, Rangeley. www.saddlebackmaine.com. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Common Ground Country Fair, demonstrations, Maine organic foods and crafts, livestock exhibits, entertainment; free for age 12 and under and for those with handicaps, Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, $8-$10. 568-4142. www.mofga.org. Gates open at 9 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sept. 26.

Punkinfiddle, harvest festival with crafts, fiddle music, games and pumpkins, Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm, Wells, $15 per car. 646-1555. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Chalk on the Walk, art walk, performances and workshops, various locations, Biddeford, free. www.heartofbiddeford.org. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Autumn celebration, petting zoo, line dancing, corn toss and other contests, and live music. Lobster bake and pig roast from 4 to 8 p.m. in the town square ($20 in advance, $25 at the event), Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach, free. www.oob365.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Cornish Apple Festival, vendors, performances, auction, food contests and road race, Thompson Park, Cornish, free. www.cornish-maine.org. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

AppleFest, apple exhibits, children’s activities, music, wagon rides, Monmouth Museum, Monmouth. www.monmouthmuseuminc.org. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Fall festival, games, races, demonstrations, Town Hall, Pownal. 688-2264. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Pemaquid Oyster Festival, featuring oysters from the Damariscotta River; also entertainment, educational exhibits, boat tours. Benefits the Edward A. Myers Marine Conservation Fund, Schooner Landing, Damariscotta, free. Noon to dusk Sept. 26.

FILMS

“Living Downstream,” documentary film about a cancer patient who tries to connect cancer diagnoses with our environment, Space, Portland, $7. www.space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

“Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Circus,” screening followed by question-and-answer session with filmmaker Randy Olson, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, free. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 11 a.m. Tuesday.

“Salt of the Earth,” screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Randy Olson, stars of the film and a reception, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy,” screening followed by panel discussion and a reception, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, free. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Sagadahoc Preservation’s Dreamland Theater, film series, Winter Street Center, Bath. “Criss Cross” and “Chinatown,” 7 p.m. Thursday.

Global Lens Series, a touring program of narrative features from around the world, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $5. “Becloud,” 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

FOOD AND DRINK

Supper club, series presented by the New England Farm 2 Fork Project, Raven Hill Orchard, East Waterboro. www.thenewenglandfarm2forkproject.com. Cox’s Orange Pippin cider press and dinner today.

Eco Appetito, local food and beverages, silent auction; to benefit the Ferry Beach Ecology School in Saco, Cinque Terre Restaurant, Portland, $35. 283-9951. 3 to 6 p.m. today.

Wine Wise Presents, social wine education experience, Casablanca Cruises, Portland, $60. www.winewiseevents.com. 4 to 7 p.m. today.

Charity wine tasting, taste 20 Californian wines; benefits LearningWorks, Snow Squall Restaurant, South Portland, $20. 775-0105. 3 to 6 p.m. today.

Wine Wise Presents: Wine Bar Wednesdays, weekly series providing an opportunity to learn about wines and meet people, Wine Bar on Wharf Street, Portland, $35 day of event, $30 in advance. www.winewiseevents.com. Chardonnays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Savoring the Harvest, four-course dinner prepared from Maine-grown foods showcasing the talents of local chefs, First Congregational Church, South Paris. 674-5903. 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Wine tasting, benefits Wine to Water Maine, Drift Contemporary Art Gallery, Kittery, $15. [email protected] 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Gateway Farmers Market, Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, York. www.gatewayfarmersmarket.com. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 9.

Maine Lakes BrewFest, tickets are $25, Point Sebago Resort, Casco. www.mainelakesbrewfest.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

FOR CHILDREN

“Yo Gabba Gabba! Live: There’s a Party in My City,” interactive production of popular Nickelodeon show. Discount available for age 12 and younger, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $26-$36. www.porttix.com. 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday.

HOME AND GARDEN

Preserving the harvest, learn how to preserve foods, Adult Education of the Kennebunks, Kennebunk. 985-1116. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Historic house tour of Yarmouth, various locations, Yarmouth, $25 day of event, $20 in advance. 846-6259. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

MUSIC

Imagined: The John Lennon Song Project, with Rex Fowler, Tom Dean and others, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $28. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. today.

Paul Sullivan, piano, South Parish Congregational Church, Augusta, by donation. www.southparish.net. 3 p.m. today.

Musical Jammmm, open mic; bring your own instruments, Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland. 2 to 4 p.m. today and Sept. 26.

Attila Vural, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $10. 948-SHOW. 7 p.m. today.

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey, folk, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, $37. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 3 p.m. today.

Kevin & Ronda, folk, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 2 p.m. today.

Jazz breakfast, items available for purchase; concert free with museum admission, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, $4-$10, free under age 6. 775-6148. Al Derben Trio, 10:30 a.m. to noon today; Night and Day, 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 26.

Gordon Bok, folk, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $25. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. today.

Luna Madidus, jazz quintet, North Star Music Cafe, Portland, by donation. 699-2994. 1 p.m. today.

The Wailers, reggae; 21-plus, tickets are $25; $40 VIP seating, Port City Music Hall, Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com.7 p.m. today.

John Hiatt, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $95. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Monday.
Mary Flower, ragtime, acoustic blues and folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10. 761-1757.7 p.m. Monday.

Mastodon, 21-plus; tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of show; $40 VIP seating, Port City Music Hall, Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Noonday concert, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, free. 786-6135. 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $35-$75. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Dimensions in Jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. 828-1310. The Steve Grover 6-tet, $10-$15, 8 p.m. Friday.

Pousette-Dart Band, tickets are $27.50 in advance, $30.50 day of show, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit. 646-4777. 8 p.m. Friday.

Luka Bloom, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $23. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Mike & Ruthy, folk/rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $18 door, $15 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m. Friday.

Sheryl Crow, with Brandi Carlile, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $45.50-$60.50. 775-3458. 8 p.m. Friday.
Jamantics, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland. www.venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Denny Breau, with guests at the evening show, Sawyer Memorial Auditorium, Greene, free. 946-5311. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

Tim O’Brien, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. www.stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Old-Fashioned Outdoor Concert, with the university’s Concert Band. Concert is outdoors on the green; bring lawn chairs or blankets, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Hall), Gorham, free. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Broadway in Bristol, Broadway revue with Nancy Durgin, John Mulcahy and Andrew Fenniman, Congregational Church of Bristol, Bristol, $12, free age 12 and younger. www.ccobucc.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Buxter Hoot’n, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $15. 948-SHOW. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ember Shrag, Arborea and Jeff Platz String Trio, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. www.mayostreetarts.org. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Sue Foley and Peter Karp, VENUE Music Bar and Grille, Portland, $20. www.venuemusicbar.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Concerts at Jewett, tickets are $10, $5 for students, free for age 12 and younger, University of Maine (Jewett Hall), Augusta. 621-3551. Remembering Muriel: A celebration of Muriel Havenstein, 2 p.m. Sept. 26.

Mike & Ruthy, folk/rock, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $10. 948-SHOW. 7 p.m. Sept. 26.
Music cruise, with Beatles tribute band Beatles for Sale, Casablanca Cruises, Portland, $15. www.brownpapertickets.com. 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 26.

OUTDOORS

Portland Volkswalk, 5- and 10-kilometer self-guided walks hosted by the Southern Maine Volkssport Association, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, Portland, free. 632-7438. 8:30 a.m. today.

Big Eyes and Ears, family program in which participants will search out natural mysteries; reservations requested, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $8. 633-4333. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Spirits Alive walking tours, tours are approximately one hour, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $4-$7, free under age 12. 318-2982.1:30 p.m. today.

“Earth Movers and Shaker,” some of the biggest vehicles in Maine and antique airplane show; no animals, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Owls Head. 9:30 a.m. (gates) today.

Newfie Fun Days, demonstrations, potluck dinner, a grand march and educational information, Piscataqua Boat Basin and Park, Eliot, free. www.newfiefundays.com. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

“Greek Sky: Myth, Science and Ideas,” live-action program detailing the constellations and the ancients they represent. Reservations required, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $6, $4 for children. 780-5025. 4 p.m. today.

Fit ’n Fun-athon, fitness events and food for all ages, Skillin Elementary School, South Portland, free. www.fitnfunathon.org. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Port Veritas, spoken word series; all ages, North Star Music Cafe, Portland, $2. 699-2994. Spoken word open mic, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Transfusions, performances by transgender artists, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. www.mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Downtown Worker Appreciation Day, free food, coupons and gift bags; Tommy’s Park, Portland; also at Monument Square and the plaza in front of the Portland Museum of Art. www.portlandmaine.com. 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Cruise In Night, classic cars from all eras, Charlie Beiggs, Windham. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“The Age of Innocence” and the Tuckers of Wiscasset, tour Castle Tucker and learn how the wealthy and prominent Tuckers were disciples of the fashionable tastes and mores of their day. Reservations required, Castle Tucker, Wiscasset, $10. 882-7169. 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday.

Lit, monthly literary event open to poetry, spoken word and more, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $5 to $10 donation. www.mayostreetarts.org. Harvest theme, 8 p.m. Friday.

Alpaca open farm weekend, alpaca farms open throughout the state, free. www.mainealpacafarms.com. Most farms open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 26.

Freeport on Foot, history-related, guided walking tours presented by the Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, Freeport, $7, $2 12 and under. www.freeporthistorical
society.org. 10 a.m. Saturday.

“Phatasmagoria,” artist James Luna talks about his work accompanied by Wabanaki drummers and dancers, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, free. 780-5008. 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

“The Magic of Lyn Dillies,” illusionist, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, $27-$32. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Car show, with music and prizes, Charlie Beiggs, Windham. 892-8595. Saturday.

Open house, refreshments, games, demonstrations and guided walk, ecomaine Recycling Facility, Portland, free. www.ecomaine.org. 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Femme Show, multimedia evening of dance, music, drag and theatre celebrating femme identity, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $12. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

THEATER

“Chicago,” Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, $49-$67. 2 p.m. today; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 26. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 24.

“The 39 Steps,” Alfred Hitchcock thriller presented by Penobscot Theatre, Bangor Opera House, Bangor, $15-$35. www.penobscottheatre.org. 3 p.m. today; 7 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sept. 26.

“Night Sky,” the story of an astronomer who loses her ability to speak as a result of a car accident, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $15, $12 for students and seniors. www.schoolhousearts.org. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 26.

“Seussical, the Musical,” based on the stories of Dr. Seuss, Portland Players, South Portland, $18-$20. 2:30 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 26.

“Cinderella: The Magical, Hysterical Family Musical,” Old Port Playhouse, Portland, $20-$22. www.oldportplayhouse.com. 2 p.m. today; 7 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 26.

Bold Face Play Reading Series, with Harbor Light Stage, Kittery Art Association, Kittery, $10. “The Play About the Baby,” 7:30 p.m. Monday.

“The Pirates of Penzance,” Theater at Monmouth, Monmouth, $20-$26. 933-9999. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Runs through Sunday, Oct. 3.

“Mary O’Leary and the Leprechauns of Ballybunn Village,” presented by Freeport Family Performing Arts, Freeport Performing Arts Center, Freeport, $5-$10, $25 family package. 415-6251. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Saturday, Oct. 2.

“Broadway Our Way,” musical revue presented by the Studio Theatre of Bath, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $15. 442-8455. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 26.