Art

“Islands and Sirens,” work by Tom Curry and Brian Mark, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. www.thosmoser.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 30.

“Rackstraw Downes: Onsite Paintings, 1972-2008,” Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 30. Through Mar. 20.

“Weston: Leaves of Grass,” Edward Weston photographs, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10, free under age 6. 775-6148. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 30. Through Mar. 13.

“Currents 6,” multi-media work by Gina Siepel, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. www.colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Feb. 13.

“Little Elegies: The Art of Nineteenth-Century Mourning,” paintings, texts, and objects created to assuage grief, memorialize the dead, and remind viewers of religious truths drawn from the museum’s collections, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. www.colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Apr. 3.

“Cross Currents: Visual Art Distilled from the Maritime World,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $9-$12. 443-1316. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Wednesday; gallery tour with sculptor Christy Georg at 6:30 p.m., 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Jan. 30. Through Feb. 6.

“The Lay of the Land,” work from the museum’s permanent collection, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 30.

“Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection,” Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. 2 to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Feb. 11.

Small works, paintings and mixed media by various artists, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

“Launch!” Work by young, emerging visual artists, York Art Association, York Harbor. www.yorkartassociation.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Thursday through Jan. 30.

“Paintings by Antonio Guerrero — Political Prisoner,” University of Southern Maine (Glickman Family Library), Portland. 743-2183. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. today; 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m. through; 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Feb. 18.

“Serenity,” porcelain works by Rick Boyd and Pamela Williamson, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. www.richardboydpottery.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; by appointment Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 30. Through Feb. 21.

“Portraits and Voices: Shoemaking Skills of Generations,” exhibit celebrating Lewiston and Auburn’s history and present-day legacy in shoemaking, Museum L-A, Lewiston. 333-3881. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

“LINES Portland: the invisible/visible lines and labor that connects us,” Katarina Weslien’s prints based on road repair lines made by Portland public service crews, Portland City Hall, Portland. www.lines.portlandmaine.gov. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Feb. 11.

“Contemporary Maine Wood Sculpture,” 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. Through Feb. 4.

“Reflections: Glass, Water and Memory,” landscape images in fused stained glass by Kay McKeever Allison, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

“Maine Life As It Is,” paintings and drawings by Tom Brennan, Bangor Public Library. www.bpl.lib.me.us. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Jan. 31.

“A Collection of Works: Max O’Callaghan-Shaw,” paintings and drawings, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. www.stlawrencearts.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Jan. 31.

“Waldo County Through Eastern’s Eye,” black and white historic photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company collection, University of Maine (Hutchinson Center), Belfast. 548-2529. 7:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; reception 5 to 7 p.m., 7:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Thursday; 7:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Through Apr. 30.

“Recent Acquisitions,” admission is $4; $3 for seniors and students; $2 for ages 7 to 18; free for children age 6 and younger and for all after 4 p.m. on Fridays, Saco Museum. 283-3861. Noon to 8 p.m. Monday; noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Feb. 26.

“Bio-Geo Luminescence,” drawings by Josh Dallaire, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. 773-6011. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Mar. 31.

“Pinned and Wriggling on the Wall,” work by Robin Ward, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Winter exhibits, “Fear and Play,” paintings by Jonathan Lux; “The Gesture Contained,” sculpture by Joshua Enck; and “New York, New York,” photographs from the museum’s collection, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor, free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Mar. 26.

“Fauna,” work by Angel Braestrup and Margaret Ryan and “Newfoundland in Paint and Print,” work by Colin Barclay and Robert Aller, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Mar. 12.

“Where Art and Academics Intersect,” work from students at Merriconeag Waldorf School, 317 Main Street, Yarmouth. 846-6264. Noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Feb. 25.

“Americans Who Tell the Truth,” painted portraits by Robert Shetterly, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). www.portlandlibrary.com. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through Jan. 31.

“Selected Works from USM’s Juried Student Exhibition,” University of Southern Maine (Area Gallery), Portland. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Feb. 17.

“The Rose of Sharon,” photographs by Sharon Murphy, Bangor Public Library. www.bpl.lib.me.us. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Jan. 31.

“Storytellers,” Greta Bank, Patrick Corrigan, Carl Haase, Adriane Herman, Charlie Hewitt, Lisa Pixley, Alex Rheault and David Wolfe use their visual art skills to create art works that tell stories, University of Southern Maine (Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts), Portland. 780-4270. 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; reception begins at 5:30 p.m., 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday; 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Mar. 12.

“More than a Rap Sheet [real stories of incarcerated women],” an exhibition of poetry by incarcerated women and photographic portraits of them, Bates College (Chase Hall), Lewiston. www.bates.edu. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Feb. 3.

Juried Photography Show, Chocolate Church Arts Center (Gallery), Bath. www.chocolatechurcharts.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; noon to 7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Feb. 26.

“Unconventional Portraits: Photographs by Charles E. Moody,” Saco Museum, $2-$4, free age 6 and younger. www.dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Feb. 26.

“Diagonal Knitting: A Different Slant,” sculptural work and clothing by Katharine Cobey, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. 721-0678. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through Feb. 25.

“Bound to Art: Illustrated Books from the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library,” Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, free. 786-6158. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Mar. 25.

“Dialogue: A Video Series,” artists’ videos rotate throughout the exhibit run, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, free. 786-6158. Christian Marclay’s “Telephones,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Mar. 25.

“Selections from the Collection of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art,” modern and contemporary art, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, free. 786-6158. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Mar. 25.

“Strangers,” portraits by Natalia Martinez of contemporary South Africa, Museum of African Culture, Portland. 871-7188.10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Mar. 30.

“Winter Works,” paintings and sculpture by Tom Curry, Ralf Feyl and others and “Eye Catchers,” small works, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. www.gleasonfineart.com. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

“Fracturing the Burning Glass: Between Mirror and Meaning,” work by Gwenael Belanger, Susan Leopold, Daniel Rozin and Alyson Shotz, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. www.meca.edu. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; Reception 5 to 8 p.m., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Jan. 30. Through Apr. 10.

“A Dealer Collects,” Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

“Aunt Lu: The Story of Princess Watahwaso,” collection of photographs and objects, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. www.abbemuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Apr. 2.

“Drawing Show,” group exhibit, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

MECA Painting Graduates 10 Years Later, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland. www.junefitzpatrickgallery.com. Noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and Saturday.

Faculty exhibit, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. 780-5008. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 30. Through Feb. 17.

“Color, Line, and Form: The Art of Abstraction,” L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. 782-7228. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Color, Line, and Form: The Art of Abstraction,” L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Through Mar. 12.

Auditions

Chorus auditions, call to schedule, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. 807-2158. For the women’s choir, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday; For the lyric choir, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.For the concert choir, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Tuesday; For the apprentice choir, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; For the chamber choir, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Benefits

Hoof Care for Horse Owners, clinic on proper hoof care benefits the riding center; reservations required, Riding to the Top Therapeutic Riding Center, Windham, $25. www.ridingtothetop.org. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

Ice Bar, bar made of ice outside in the hotel’s courtyard; events include an ice sculpture exhibit and live entertainment. Benefits local charities, Portland Harbor Hotel, Portland, $15-$21. 775-9090. 5 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Nonviolent Communication Workshop, learn how to create more connection in daily communication, to listen with empathy and more; benefits Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s El Salvador Sistering Committee; www.opencommunication.org/schedule.html, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, by donation. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Girls Night Out, silent auction, refreshments and live performances to benefit A Company of Girls, Catherine McAuley High School, Portland, $20. www.acompanyofgirls.org. 5 p.m. (auction), 6 p.m. (performances) Saturday.

Books and Authors

“Colonial Asia Coming Unglued (August 1842 to February 1942): 100 Years in 100 Minutes,” author Tom DeMarco and Mac Deford present a program exploring colonial Asia, University of Maine (Hutchinson Center), Belfast, $5 suggested donation. www.camdenconference.org. 3 p.m. today.

Boon Island Day, guest speakers, including authors, will focus on the history of Boon Island, a remote, barren outpost about eight miles from the shores of York, Old York Historical Society (Remick Barn), York, $10. 363-4974. 1 p.m. today.

Poetry reading, with Jeffrey Thomson and Christopher Locke, University of Southern Maine (Glickman Family Library), Portland, free. 228-8263. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Brown Bag Lecture series, one hour program, bring your own lunch, Portland Public Library, free. 871-1710. Jane Brox, “Brilliant,” noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Author program, book talk and signing, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $5. Patricia Hughes, “Maine Waterfalls: A Comprehensive Guide,” noon Wednesday.

Book launch, and signing with Amy Wood, author of “Life Your Way: Refresh Your Approach to Success and Breathe Easier in a Fast-paced World,” Kennebunk Free Library, Kennebunk. 985-2173. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Author program, poets Carol Bachofner and Ellen Goldsmith present “Life, Death and Form: Two Faces of Japanese Poetry,” Cushing Public Library, Cushing, free. www.camdenconference.org. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Book signing and reading, seating is limited; reservations recommended, Kennebooks, Kennebunk. 967-8282. Robin Hansen, “Ice Harbor Mittens,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Death and Survival in the Civil War, series with presentations by authors/historians, Maine Historical Society, Portland, donation suggested. www.spiritsalive.org. The Forest City Regiment: Death, Mourning and Loss with Kim MacIsaac, 10 a.m. Saturday. Through Mar. 26.

Classical Music

Sundays with Schubert, the music of Franz Schubert with pianist Frank Glazer. Admission is free but tickets are required, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6135. 3 p.m. today and Jan. 30.

Seacoast Community Chorus, performs music from Randall Thompson’s, “Frostiana,” and the New England premiere of “Pie Jesu” by the composer Laura Swartz, First Parish Congregational Church, York, $10. www.SCCSings.com. 3 p.m. today.

Tuesday Classical, with the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $18-$63. www.porttix.com. From Russia with Love, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Kinderkonzert, for ages 3 to 7, with members of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $4 door. 773-6128. The Nature of Woodwinds, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Friday.

Boston Modern Orchestra Project , Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, free. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Sunday Classical, with the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $15.30-$50.40. www.porttix.com. Bach’s St. John Passion, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30.

Comedy

Comedians of Chelsea Lately, with Loni Love, Natasha Leggero, Chuy Bravo and Josh Wolf. Adult content, State Theatre, Portland, $30. www.statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. (doors) Friday.

The Escapists, local improv comedy group, Old Port Playhouse, Portland, $7. www.theescapists.net. 7 p.m. Jan. 30.

Dance

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

3 Cool Ones Dance Party, featuring the Hustle, Latin and West coast swing. $8 dance only; $12 for dance and lesson, Maine Ballroom Dance, Portland. www.MaineBallroomDancing.com. Salsa lesson at 8 p.m., dance from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday.

A Warm Winter’s Night, holiday dance to benefit the Boothbay Region Community Resources Fuel Fund, American Legion Hall, Boothbay, $25. 350-6396. 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Fairs/Festivals

Bethel Winterfest, Nordic and Alpine skiing events, snowboarding, snowmobiling, helicopter rides, demonstrations, ice skating, snowgroomer rides,and more, various locations, Bethel. www.bethelwinterfest.com. Today.

Mushers Bowl Winter Carnival, various locations, Bridgton, $3 carnival button. www.mainelakesmushersbowl.com. Today.

Winterfest, community ice carving competition, entertainment and more; winterfest.mycamdenmaine.com, Harbor Park, Camden. Noon Saturday.

Films

Teens through Time, film series with teen-cenric view point, Portland Public Library, free. 1950s: “Bye Bye Birdie,” 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Ann Arbor Film Festival, traveling tour of independent and experimental films, Space, Portland, $7. www.space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Roe at 38: Celebrating 38 Years of Roe v Wade,” film screening and discussion, University of Southern Maine (Glickman Family Library), Portland. www.mainewomen.org. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Sagadahoc Preservation’s Dreamland Theater, film series, Winter Street Center, Bath. “African Queen” and “Mutiny on the Bounty,” 7 p.m. Thursday.

Film and Discussion Series, Rockland Public Library, Rockland, free. “Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth: The First Storytellers,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Marwencol,” documentary about the fantasy world of Mark Hogancamp, a man who receives brain injuries after being beaten, Space, Portland, $7. www.space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Unnatural Causes,” a film discussing how the distribution of power, wealth and resources shape opportunities for health, Bowdoin College (Sills Hall), Brunswick, free. 725-3342. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Down to the Sea in Film, nautical movie series, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $5-$25. www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. “Captain Blood,” 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Random Movie Night, series in the Teen Lounge, Portland Public Library. www.portlandlibrary.com. 3:30 to 6 p.m. Friday.

“The Dead,” 1987 film based on James Joyce’s “Dubliners,” Bowdoin College (Visual Arts Center), Brunswick, free. 725-3552. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Art Lecture Redux, screening of select lectures and panel discussions held at the museum, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $5. 596-6457. “The Farnsworth Forum with Peter Gelb,” 2 p.m. Jan. 30.

“Nora,” based on Brenda Maddox’s book about the life of James Joyce’s wife, Bowdoin College (Visual Arts Center), Brunswick, free. 725-3552. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30.

Food and Drink

Pies on Parade, visit various inns for pie sampling and demonstrations; benefits the Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry, various locations, Rockland, $25, $10 age 10 and younger. (877) 762-4667. 1 to 5 p.m. today.

Kitchen Garden Series, specialty dinners, cooking classes and lectures with renowned chefs, kitchen gardeners and garden writers; reservations required, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $30. 633-4333, Ext. 101. With Annemarie Ahearn of Saltwater Farm, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Food and Culture of Vietnam, Chef Peter Gelman, of Cappy’s Restaurant in Camden talks about Vietnamese food and cooking and will share food he prepared, Bangor Public Library, free. 947-8336. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Chef’s cooking demonstration, see how some of the restaurant’s signature dishes happen, Inn by the Sea (Sea Glass Restaurant), Cape Elizabeth, $49. www.innbythesea.com. Saturday.

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, $30 in advance. www.winewiseevents.com. Sweet/late harvest wines, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

For Children

Sesame Street Live: 1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends, Bangor Auditorium, $15-$50. www.basspark.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Play Me a Story, play reading series of children’s books by company actors followed by an acting workshop for children ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company, Portland. www.portlandstage.org. Readings of “Thanks to the Animals,” 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Museums

“Learning is an Ornament: The History of Kennebunk’s Schools,” replica installations, historic images and more, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, $5 donation. www.brickstoremuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Music

Women in Harmony, best of performance highlighting songs about women’s experiences and work for social justice, Woodford Congregational Church, Portland, $10-$15. 4 p.m. today.

Music for Maddie, musical theater and popular songs with Emily Ann Cain, Kelly Caufield and Matthew Small; benefits the ALS Association of Northern New England, First Congregational Church, South Portland, $10. [email protected] 4 p.m. today.

Maine-ly Harmony, women’s barbershop, Lisbon United Methodist Church, Lisbon, by donation. 582-5523. 2 p.m. today.

Fitz and the Tantrums, soul; 21-plus. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 day of show; $20 VIP seated, Port City Music Hall, Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m. Monday.

Monday Night Concert Series, Slates, Hallowell. 622-9575. Kate Schrock ($12), 8:15 p.m. Monday.

Noonday concert, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, free. 786-6135. With Duo Orfeo, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Noonday concerts, half-hour performance presented by Portland Conservatory of Music and the church, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. Timothy Burris and Timothy Johnson, lute and tenor, 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Acoustic Mixtape Revue, with the Brew, Will Dailey and Audrey Ryan, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15. 761-1757. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Johnny Winter, blues guitar; 21-plus. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door; $45 VIP seated, Port City Music Hall, Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, blues rock, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg. www.fryeburgacademy.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The Wiyos, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $13. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Sweetback Sisters, country swing, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $17. 948-SHOW. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Jimmy Jo and the Jumbol’ayuhs, local Cajun band, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10. 761-1757. 8 p.m. Friday.

Allen Dixson, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. Friday.

Open Mic Night, First Universalist Church, Norway, $3 donation. [email protected] sign-up at 6:30 p.m., open mic at 7 p.m Friday.

Last Friday Coffeehouse , Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, $12. 963-7670. With Evergreen, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Deep-Freeze Bluegrass Concert, with Squash and Gourds, Jewell Clark and the Hemingway Brothers; benefits the Lakes Environmental Association, Old Town Hall, Bridgton, $15-$30. 7 p.m. Saturday.

The Sweetback Sisters, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $14 door, $12 in advance. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Robyn, pop, State Theatre, Portland, $25 day, $21.50 in advance. www.statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Disturbed and Korn, Monster Energy Music as a Weapon 5 Tour, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $39.75. 775-3458. 7 p.m. Saturday.

80s Dance Party, with the Time Pilots; 21-plus, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $15 door, $10 in advance. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Jonathan Edwards, folk, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $38 door, $35 in advance. 761-1757. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Dan Tyminski and Ronnie Bowman, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble, with belly dancers, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Bill and Stewart, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth. 846-9555. Saturday.

Ruth Hill, local singer/songwriter performs folk, bluegrass, blues and country, University of Maine (Nordica Auditorium), Farmington, $10, free under age 16. artsinstitute.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Rory Block, blues, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $25. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30.

Jazz Breakfast, breakfast items available for purchase; concert free with museum admission, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, $4-$10, free children under age 6. 775-6148. Blue Willow Band, 10:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 30.

Outdoors

Winter Family Fun Day, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides, natural history exploration and more. Admission is $1.50 for those ages 12 to 64, all others are free, Mt. Blue State Park, Weld. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Pro Sports

Portland Pirates, AHL hockey team, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $11-$17. 207-828-4665. www.portlandpirates.com. Vs. Norfolk, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League basketball game, Portland Exposition Building, Portland, 5-30, 210-6655. Vs. Erie, 7 p.m. Friday; vs. Tulsa, 5 p.m. Jan. 30.

Special Events

Grand opening, dance studio opening with workshops during the day and a performance featuring music and dancing in the evening. Workshop tickets are $20; evening performance tickets are $10, Bright Star World Dance, Portland. BrightStarWorldDance.com. Today.

“The Wreck of the Nottingham Galley,” exhibit of items related to or recovered from the Nottingham Galley, Maine State Museum, Augusta. www.mainestatemuseum.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Mar. 31.

Port Veritas Youth Poetry Slam, Coffee by Design, Portland, $3. 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Sangai Asia Night, a variety of performances and fashions from countries ranging from India to China and Asian culinary delicacies, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, free. www.bates.edu. 7 p.m. Friday.

Moosehead Lake Togue Ice Fishing Derby , with various evens and a visit from Ricky Craven, Moosehead Lake, Greenville. 695-2702. Friday. Runs through Jan. 30.

Sangai Asia Night, a variety of performances and fashions from countries ranging from India to China and Asian culinary delicacies, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, free. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Awakening the Dreamer: Changing the Dream Symposium, an experiential and motivational program that encourages and supports individuals in their involvement with environmental and social issues; reservations required, Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $10 suggested donation. www.A2U2.org/contact.aspx?e=72. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

“Watch Your Language!” Local radio word game show performing in front of a live audience; benefits WMPG, Portland Public Library. 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Theater

“The Mousetrap,” murder-mystery, Portland Players, South Portland, $18-$20. 2:30 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30.

“Is There Fat In That?” One-woman cabaret show with Ellen Domingo, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. www.goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. today.

“The Thinking Heart,” an ensemble performance based on the journal and letters of of Etty Hillesum, a Dutch woman who opposed Nazism, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland, free. 329-9854. 2 p.m. today.

“Guys and Dolls, Jr.,” student-produced musical, Lyman Moore Middle School, Portland, $10. 2:30 p.m. today.

“The Wizard of Oz,” musical, Old Port Playhouse, Portland, $15. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Feb. 6.

Page to Stage Festival, staged readings, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $5-$12. www.heartwoodtheater.org. “Four Quartets,” 3 p.m. today; “The Beggar’s Opera,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday; “Last Train to Nibroc,” 7:30 p.m. Friday; “Four Quartets” at 3 p.m., “The Beggar’s Opera” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; “Last Train to Nibroc,” 3 p.m. Jan. 30.

“Crying at Movies,” two-person play about how a man’s experiences of watching cinematic leading ladies affected his relationships with women, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $10, $8 for students and seniors. www.acorn-productions.org. 5 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Jan. 30.

“Pride and Prejudice,” a Professional Ensemble based on Jane Austen’s novel. Admission is pay what you want; $18 suggested, Theater Project, Brunswick. www.theaterproject.com. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Saturday. Through Feb. 20.

“The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?” Mad Horse Theatre presents Edward Albee’s play about an acclaimed architect and the secret that could turn his life upside down. Lucid Stage, Portland, $20, $18 for students and seniors. Thursday performances are pay what you can. 899-3993. 2 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Feb. 6.

“The Wizard of Oz,” musical production based on the movie, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, $62. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 p.m. Monday.

“Red, Black and GREEN: A Blues,” multimedia work by Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, free. 786-6381. 8 p.m. Monday.

“2 Pianos 4 Hands,” about the sometimes-funny story of two brothers who both aspire to be classical pianists, Portland Stage Company, Portland. 774-0465. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Feb. 20.

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” Lake Region Community Theatre presents an adaptation of Ken Kesey’s book of the same name. Contains mature content and profanity, Lake Region High School, Naples, $10. 838-3846. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Jan. 30. Runs through Jan. 30.

“Animals Out of Paper,” comedy about three origami experts who discover that their lives are as complicated as the paper they fold, Public Theatre, Lewiston, $16-$18, $5 for age 18 and younger. www.thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Jan. 30. Through Feb. 6.

Winter Cabaret, sketch comedy, live music and delectable desserts. Admission is pay what you want; $18 suggested, Theater Project, Brunswick. www.theaterproject.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Jan. 30. Through Feb. 19.

“Little Shop of Horrors,” student-produced musical, Casco Bay High School/PATHS, Portland, $5. 874-8160. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“A Tribute to Do-Wop,” dinner theater performance with the Juke Box Five, Anthony’s Dinner Theater, Portland, $39.95. 221-2267. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“FOSSE,” presented by the Figures of Speech student ensemble, Lucid Stage, Portland, $10. 899-3993. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30.