Art

“Color of Music,” exploring music’s influence on artistic creativity. Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. maineartgallery.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Senior Project Group Show with Lily Allgood and Andrew Louw, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5105. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.

“Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World and the Olson House,” exhibition opens June 11 and runs through Oct. 30. Farnsworth Art Museum (Wyeth Center), Rockland. 596-6457 Ext. 128. farnsworthmuseum.org. Members-only preview, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Fabulous Fiber Opening Reception, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. Wine and cheese reception with the artists. 2 to 4 p.m. today.

“Plein Air Painters Invitational,” Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. maine-art.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through June 23.

“Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940,” 65 paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs will examine the personal and professional relationships of a small group of American modernists who worked in Maine in the first half of the 20th century, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10, free under age 6. 775-6148. portlandmuseum.org. 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.

“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.

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. meca.edu. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through June 12.

“Alex Katz: Drawings,” Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through June 18.

“Clemens Kalischer: Displaced Persons,” photographs of World War II refugees in Europe, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through June 12.

“James Fitzgerald and the Elizabeth Howard,” drawings, part of the Maine Drawing Project, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $10-$12, free age 16 and younger. farnsworthmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday, until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through June 26.

“Four in Maine: Drawings,” works by Mary Barnes, Emily Brown, T. Allen Lawson and John Moore, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday, until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through June 15.

“Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places,” photographs; continues through Oct. 9, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. 596-6457. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday, until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 1.

“Logging in the Maine Woods Today,” photographs by Tonee Harbert; open to the public during library hours: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, University of Southern Maine (Glickman Family Library), Portland. Through July 15.

“Will Barnet at 100,” Portland Museum of Art. $4-$10, free on Fridays 5 to 9 p.m. 775-6148. portlandmuseum.org. 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. Through June 15.

Fabulous Fiber, juried show and sale, York Art Association, York Harbor. Daily. Through June 26.

“Critters,” exhibit of paintings and sculpture by more than 100 artists, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland, Free. 221-4499. 1 to 4 p.m. today through Wednesday; 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday; conversation with curator, Nancy Davidson, 4 to 5 p.m., 1 to 4 p.m. Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through June 16.

“Contemporaries: The Artists of La Napoule Art Foundation,” works by eight New England artists, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. 646-4909. ogunquitmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through June 26.

“Refashioned,” Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10, free on Fridays 5 to 9 p.m. 775-6148. portlandmuseum.org. Artists Lauren Gillette, Anne Lemanski, and Angelika Werth. 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. Through July 31.

“Horse-Drawn Summer Delivery Vehicles,” Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth, free, donations accepted. 239-5782. skylinefarm.org. Horse-drawn delivery vehicles commonly seen on Maine roads in the late 1800s through the early 1900s, 1 to 4 p.m. today. Through Aug. 21.

Lauren Fensterstock: Incidents of Garden Displacement, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, $8-$10. 646-4909. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through June 26.

Robert Hamilton-The Last Paintings, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, $5, free for members and children. 236-2875. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through July 10.

“Images of the Longfellow Garden,” Maine Historical Society, Portland, $2-$8. 774-1822. mainehistory.org. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through June 30.

“2011 Invitational Exhibit,” Landing Gallery, Rockland. 594-4544. landingart.com. New small works by the gallery’s 34 artists. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through June 26.

William Manning Paintings, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. 1 to 5 p.m. today through Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through June 18.

“Summertime Blues,” Group Art Show, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday through Saturday. Through June 26.

Pete Jennerjahn, “After Albers,” Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 888-777-1077. yvettetorresfineart.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday through Saturday. Through July 3.

“Fresh: New Works by Contemporary New England Artists,” Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7682. wiscassetbaygallery.com. 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings and new works by New England artists, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through July 6.

Christian Farnsworth, “Echo Garden,” photography exhibit, Cambridge Coffee Bar and Bakehouse, South Portland. cambridgecoffeebar.com. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through June 30.

“Moments and Abstractions,” Portland Photo Works, Portland. 228-5829. portlandphotoworks.com. Photography by C.C. Church and Richard Veit, daily, call to schedule showing. Through June 24.

“Offerings,” Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Mixed media artist Susan Mills’ new work. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through June 30.

“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.

Spring exhibit, “Shadow Play,” works by Brian Shure; sculpture by J.T. Gibson and hanging drawings by Nancy Murphy Spicer, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. 561-3350. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

“In the Shadow of Katahdin,” 317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth. Watercolor paintings of the landscapes and wildlife of Baxter State Park by Michael Boardman. Noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through July 1.

Gary Akers: “Maine Mornings,” Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Akers’ most recent egg tempera, drybrush and watercolor paintings. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through June 29.

The Tuesday Group, work from a collection of artists that have been meeting Tuesday mornings for 20-plus years. Falmouth Memorial Library. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through June 29.

“Postcards from Vacationland,” Diana Young paintings, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through June 29.

“Maine Light,” new work by Greenhut Galleries artists, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through June 25.

“Point of Departure,” works by Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Saco Museum, Saco, $2-$5. 283-3861. sacomuseum.org. Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 3.

Spring Exhibition, work by Nancy Glassman, Dan West, Liz Awalt, Anne Alexander and Maggie Foskett, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. caldbeck.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through June 18.

“Common Ground, Uncommon Perspectives,” Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. New England artists Mariella Bisson, William Simpson, Paul Stone and James Urbanska. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through June 30.

“Telling Stories,” CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. 594-0167. craftonelm.com. Three Maine craft artists tell stories in various craft materials, using metaphors and calligraphy. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through July 2.

Philip and Matt Barter: “Father and Son,” Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Paintings and wood reliefs, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through June 28.

“The Drawing Story,” Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through June 25.

Woodland Margins, works by artist Barbara Bean, Georgetown Historical Society. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Through June 15.

Oil paintings by Norma Torti, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. 439-5671. reddoorpottery.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through June 30.

“Digital Detour Ahead,” Dave Wade Photos and Jim Kelly Mixed Media, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. 450-8499. addisonwoolley.com. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through June 25.

Tim Clorius: “Conversation Pieces,” Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Paintings and little objects, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

“Three Views,” paintings by Elise Ansel, Kate Emlen and Tom Glover, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. thosmoser.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Aug. 28.

Carol Sloane, “A Walk in the Woods,” Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. 781-2620. Opening artist reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

“June in June: A Lifetime of Art,” a retrospective exhibit of works by June Stevenson, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 773-4773. 3fishgallery.com. Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through June 25.

Martha Piscuskas, Ivan O. Davis Public Library, Liberty, free. 592-2070. Talk by the artist of “The Dearly Kept,” 7 p.m. Thursday.

“L/A Arts presents: Gallery 5 Photography Competition and Exhibit,” L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. 782-7228. Friday. Through July 16.

New work by faculty, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. woodschool.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 9.

“Emerging Dis/Order,” drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer,” Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 786-6158. bates.edu/museum.xml. Opening reception 4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

“Selected Drawings and Photographs from the Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection,” Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6158. In the museum’s Synergy Space, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

“Flowers and Ices,” photography exhibit by Elizabeth Root Blackmer, Gelato Fiasco, Brunswick. 607-4002. Opening event 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Monster Fest” by Kevin Babine, part story, part press release, his text-driven works created with Sharpie markers feature scenes from movies such as Dracula and Godzilla as well as the Wizard of Oz and Superman, Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick. 725-8820. Reception 5 to 6 p.m. Friday.

Monthly art and craft sale, music with Papadello, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529. localsprouts.coop. T-shirts, prints, knitted goods, herbal medicine, kids clothes and more. 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Common Ground, Uncommon Perspectives,” New England artists Mariella Bisson, William Simpson, Paul Stone and James Urbaska, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. Opening reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth,” Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6158. Opening lecture by Victoria Wyeth, 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Auditions

“Footloose,” Performance will be at Freeport Performing Arts Center in early August. All auditioners should prepare a 16-bar contemporary song from a popular musical theater show. There will also be a dance audition and a cold reading, Studio 48 Performing Arts Center, Brunswick. 798-6966. For ages 14 and up with some adult roles. 7 to 9 p.m. today; 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday.

A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” show dates June 24, 25 and 30 at 8 p.m.; July 1 at 8 p.m. Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale. sanfordmainestage.com. Men and women ages 40 to 60 years are invited to audition, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Benefits

Bicycle Coalition Women’s Ride, all proceeds benefit the coalition’s work to improve bicycling in Maine. $10 discount for girls 12 to 17 and seniors over 65. Girls ll and under ride free. L.L. Bean (Casco Conference Center), Freeport, $35-$45. 623-4511. bikemaine.org. Five, 15, 25 and 50 mile rides, 8 a.m. today.

Red Cross Armed Forces 5K Walk, Payson Park, Portland. 874-1192, ext. 191. maineredcross.org. Check-in at noon, walk at 1 p.m. today.

Red Cross Armed Forces 5K Walk and Run, University of Southern Maine — Lewiston/Auburn College, Lewiston, $15. 874-1192, ext. 191. maineredcross.org. 8:30 a.m. today.

“Rooted in Soul,” musical celebration, benefit for the Roots and Gospel Project, a nonprofit arts and cultural organization dedicated to helping those in need through music. Spring Hill Restaurant, South Berwick, $20-$30, 12 and under free. 450-8016. rootsgospel.org. Antje Duvekot, Rock My Soul Sextet, and the Rock My Soul Choir and Band. VIP reception at 4 p.m., concert at 5 p.m. today.

Reading and reception with Pulitzer Prize winning and NY Times bestselling author Elizabeth Strout, Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance benefit for the Community School. Strout is the author of “Amy & Isabelle,” “Abide with Me” and “Olive Kitteridge.” Rockport Opera House, $25. 236-3000, Ext. 110. thecommunityschool.org. Reading, wine and hors d’oeuvres, question-and-answer session with the author and book signing, 4 to 6 p.m. today.

Kickoff Party for Fenix Theatre Co. Proceeds to fund two shows by the repertory theater this year. 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Relay For Life, Wells High School. American Cancer Society fundraising walk, 4 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. June 12.

Pet and People Walk, Baxter Boulevard, Portland. cgcmaine.org. Benefits Center for Grieving Children, 9 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. walk kickoff; 11 a.m. fun in the park Saturday.

Pirate Rendezvous, primary fundraiser for Lincoln County Family Holiday Wishes, which benefited over 500 children in 2010 with Christmas dinners and gifts. Pirates, musicians, re-enactors, story-tellers and other entertainers, Schooner Landing, Damariscotta. piraterendezvous.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Book Signings

Richard Russo, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $60/$75. 967-2778. Fundraiser for Graves Library, 6:30 p.m. (cocktails and hors d’oeuvres $5-$8) Saturday.

Books and Authors

Book signing and reading, seating is limited; reservations recommended, Kennebooks, Kennebunk. 967-8282. “A Rope and a Prayer,” with David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill, 1 p.m. today.

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

David Livingstone Smith, Longfellow Books, Portland. 772-4045. Author of “Less than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave and Exterminate Others.” 7 p.m. Thursday.

Dennis Blanchard, author of “Three Hundred Zeroes,” will talk about his adventures hiking the Appalachian Trail. Limited space; reservations recommended at 793-8975. Limerick Public Library. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Douglas Kennedy, Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. Author of “The Moment.” 6 p.m. Friday.

Publishing party for “The Road to Down Street: The History of North Bath, Maine,” Bath City Hall, free. Written by Nancy Dearborn Lovetere. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

Philip H. Woods, Owl and Turtle Bookshop, Camden. 236-4769. Author of “Bath, Maine’s Charlie Morse Ice King and Wall Street Scoundrel,” 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“As If,” stories, featuring three short stories: “She Loved to Cook But Not Like This” by Brock Clarke, read by Morten Hansen; “Slow Monkeys” by Jim Nichols, read by Dennis Harrington; and “Officer Friendly” by Lewis Robinson, read by Nathan Raleigh, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, $8 suggested. 338-0001. aarhusgallery.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Classical Music

Boston Chamber Music Ensemble, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, 12. 363-2283. 17th annual Chamber Music Festival, 8 p.m. Friday.

Daponte String Quartet, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, 12. 363-2283. 17th annual Chamber Music Festival, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Comedy

Quinn Collins, Kate Ghiloni, Karen Morgan and friends, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, $10. 541-9024. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Comedy Showcase, half-price shows on Thursdays ($7.50), Comedy Connection, Portland, $7.50-$15, 18-plus, 16-plus with parent. mainecomedy.com. Round 1 Portland’s Funniest, 8:30 p.m. Thursday; Butch Bradley, Chris Tabb and Dennis Hunt, 8:30 p.m. and Saturday.

Dance

Ends and Edges, Portland Stage Company, Portland, $12/$15. 518-9384. Annual professional modern dance showcase with Maria A. Tzianabos. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday Night Dance Party, American Ballroom Dance Academy, Portland, call for cover. 671-7644. Argentine tango lessons and dance party, lessons at 6 p.m. dance party from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Through June 25.

“Dreams of Broadway,” Drouin Dance Center, Westbrook, $16-$18. 854-2221. drouindancecenter.com. Recital and student showcase, 2 p.m. (sold out) and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Fairs/Festivals

Maine Fiber Frolic, fiber arts and fiber animals, demonstrations and activities including sheep dogs and shearing, weaving and spinning, llama drill team, camping available, Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, $2-$5, under 12 free. fiberfrolic.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Monday.

“The Way Life Should Be,” camping and music festival, bluegrass, rock, funk, jazz, hip-hop, reggae and electronic. thewaylifeshouldbe.ticketleap.com, Roaring Acres Farm, Brooks, $40-$50, general admission. 542-0401. Stream Reggae, Roots of Creation, Sophistafunk, Cyborg Trip, SkyFoot, Running Gags, Chaos Sauce and more, 9 a.m. to noon today.

Bridge Music Fest, benefits music programs in Portland. Deering Oaks, Portland, donation, rain location is King Middle School. bridgemusicfestival.org. Adam Waxman, Fiona Cagney, Fox Maasch, Ben Knop, Mano Ali and more. Total of 28 acts. Noon to 8 p.m. Monday.

Films

“Blood Into Wine,” One Longfellow Square, Portland, $50. onelongfellowsquare.com. Film screening includes wine tasting and dinner. 6:30 p.m. today.

“Clash of the Wolves” and “Lighthouse by the Sea” starring Rin Tin Tin, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, 5. 646-3123. leavittheatre.com. Silent films shown with live music by Jeff Rapsis. 2 p.m. today.

“Meet Your Farmer,” film screening and remarks from York farmers John and Abe Zacharias from Zach’s Farm and Margot Simonds and Robert Munn from Rumsey Farm. York Public Library, free. 363-7400. Eight short films by Cecily Pingree and Jason Mann. 7 p.m. today.

Teens through Time, film series with teen-centric viewpoint, Portland Public Library, free. 871-1700. “Clockstoppers.” 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Ninotchka,” 1939 comedy with Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas. Stuart Nudelman, chairman of Ogunquit Performing Arts, will provide history and background information about the film prior to it viewing. Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Film series, Stonington Opera House. 367-2788. “Salt of the Earth,” lobstermen documentary, 7 p.m. Thursday.

Joan of Arcadia, Film & Discussion Series, Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. Discussion with Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising to follow, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Wretches & Jabberers,” two men with autism embark on a global quest to change attitudes about disability and intelligence. Space, Portland, $5-$7. space538.org. Co-presented by the Maine Autism Alliance, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 1 p.m. Saturday.

Travel documentary, “40 Days and 1001 Nights” by Tamalyn Dallal, globetrotting American dancer, author and filmmaker Tamalyn Dallal takes you on an unforgettable journey through five very different Islamic cultures for 40 days each, Bright Star World Dance, Portland, $10-$15. 409-9540. RosaNoreen.com. Subtitled documentary. 7 p.m. Friday.

“How Rude!” by Marcia Beal Brazer and Lew-Ann Leen, 45-minute documentary with Richard W. Perkins filmed at the landmark Woodbury Studio. The film’s setting and plot is a dinner party hosted by Perkins, during which he prepares and serves a gourmet meal to Judi Clayton, Marcia Beal Brazer, Lew-Ann Leen, Isabel Lewando and Jacqui Grant. Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. mainefilmworks.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Food and Drink

Italian Life Expo, meet experts in hand-crafting Italian cheeses and delicate hams, small-town vintners and organic farmers. Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland, $35-$90, 21-plus. italianlifeexpo.com. Thursday and Friday.

Beer tasting, Pineland Farms (The Market), New Gloucester. 688-4539. Featuring brews from Maine’s own Sebago Brewing Company. 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Home & Garden

Sagadahoc Preservation Inc. House Tour of Architectural Gems and Hidden Gardens, Winter Street Center, Bath, $20, $25 day of. 443-8812. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Secret Gardens of Portland Tour, benefit for the Portland Education Foundation. Tour begins at Jet Video in Portland and highlights gardens with features such as composting, vertical growing, chickens, bees, community gardening and worm farms along with flower and ornamental gardens. Jet Video, Portland, $20-$25. 442-6722, Ext. 824. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Rain or shine Saturday.

Tall Bearded and Siberian Iris show, Auburn Middle School. irisgarden.org/mismain.html. Presented by the Maine Iris Society. 1:30 p.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. brickstoremuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

“Voyages and the Great Age of Sail,” artifacts related to 19th-century Saco sea captain Tristram Jordan; also “Point of Departure,” works by Saco artist Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Saco Museum, Saco, $2-$5. 283-3861. 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 Sept. 3.

Grand Opening of the Falmouth Heritage Museum, 60 Woods Road, Falmouth. Fun-filled and learning-experience day of sheep shearing, alpaca petting, wool spinning, herb gardening and special displays of 1800s cooking utensils. Free refreshments and a tour of the museum, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Baked goods and herb plants will also be for sale, Falmouth Heritage Museum. 761-9034. Opening program is focused on sustainable living, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Music

Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers, First Parish Church, Freeport, free, donations accepted. 865-3665. 2:30 p.m. today.

Weekly music jam sessions, Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland, free. 701-7627. Bring an instrument, bring a friend, bring some tunes or just come to listen. 2 to 4 p.m. today.

Maine Ole’Opry, with induction by Rusty Rogers. Dedicated to the memory of Dick Curless, American Legion Bourque-Lanigan Post #5 Waterville, Waterville, $8, $7 for members and seniors. 490-1232. Country Mist, The Frye Mountain Band and special guests 1 p.m. today.

“A Musical Banquet,” Mid Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, $10. 725-1420. oratoriochorale.org. Performed by Oratorio Chorale, accompanied by Tom Mueller, 3 p.m. today.

Shape note singing, not a performance, all welcome to participate. New Church, Portland, free, small donation appreciated. 216-3890. Singing tradition also known as sacred harp singing features robust harmony. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. today.

Pillars and Tongues, Hiro Kone and Drab Pony, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $7, all ages. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. today.

Shufro and Condori, “Village to Village,” Fiddle and cello multicultural duo, music and commentary in music of Greece and neighboring lands, Old Town Museum, Old Town, free. 827-7256. 2 p.m. today.

Open mic with Alec Wall, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free, all ages. 874-2639. 7 p.m. Monday.

Summer concert series, North New Portland Community Church, New Portland, $8, $20 for the family. 562-4445. Nuala Kennedy, Irish flutist and vocalist. 7 p.m. Monday.

Orgone, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12. $10 advance, $25/VIP. 899-4990. 18-plus. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Nuala Kennedy, Andrea Beaton and Owen Marshall, Celtic music, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley, $15-$20. 864-5000. rangeleymovies.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Keith Dover, solo acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free, all ages. 874-2639. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Concert series, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. 562-4445. Nuala Kennedy, Celtic music, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Floydz Boyz, Grace, Portland. restaurantgrace.com. Jazz piano trio, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Tom Wilsbach on Uilleann pipes and Don Wessels on harmonica, Blue, Portland, Free. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Maine Songwriters Association Showcase, One Longfellow Square, Portland, 5. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Weekly Old-Time Music Jam, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529. localsprouts.coop. Open jam of old time Appalachian music. Bring an instrument or just come to enjoy the music, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Eric Bettencourt, Pete Miller and Amanda Gervasi, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, $12-$15. 725-5222. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Matt Woods, Americana and roots rock singer-songwriter, Flask Lounge, Portland, call for cover, 21-plus. 772-3122. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Waltzings for Dreamers music series, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, free, Tickets required. Featuring Laura Cortese and Jefferson Hamer. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. (Doors 6 p.m.) Thursday.

Southern Maine Songwriters Showcase, Bebe’s Burritos & Cantina, Biddeford. 283-4222. Hosted by Rob “RC” Carlson.6:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday.

The Mutineers, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland, Free. 772-5483. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Kevin Attra and Ronda Dale, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free, all ages. 874-2639. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Michelle Shocked, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $35. 8 p.m. Friday.

Time Pilots, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $10/$15. thelandingatpinepoint.com. ’80s dance party, 8 p.m. Friday.

Joe Ely, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $35 and up. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Ellis and Vanessa Torres, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 615-3609. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers, Brunswick Seventh-day Adventist Church, Brunswick, free, donations accepted. 865-3665. 7 p.m. Friday.

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12-$20, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. Doors at 8 p.m. Friday.

The Richard Nelson Imaginary Ensemble, advance tickets at Gulf Of Maine Books in Brunswick and Starbird Music and Jet Video in Portland, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10-$15, $10 students, seniors. 828-1310. Presented by Dimensions in Jazz. Doors at 7:30, show at 8 p.m. Friday.

Travis James Humphrey and Hot Lunch BeBop, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 5 p.m. Friday for Travis James, 8 p.m. Friday for Hot Lunch BeBop.

Vocalist Tracey MacLean and guitarist Gary Wittner, Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. solobistro.com. Friday Night Jazz. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday.

The Goddamn Rattlesnake, Jesse Pilgrim and the Bonfire and The Grave Robbers, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $7, all ages. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Daniel Glaude, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free, all ages. 874-2639. Acoustic duo, 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Second Saturdays at Seven, poetry, song, music and theatrical performances, York Art Association, York Harbor, Free. 363-4047. Musician Joyce Anderson and playwright Michael Kimball, Saturday.

Solstice Spectacular 2011 featuring Tamalyn Dallal, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12/$14. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Agape Coffeehouse with Contemporary Christian Duo One Voice, Agape Coffeehouse Seacoast Chapel, Saco, free. 282-3000. Snacks and coffee provided. 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ronda Dale and Kevin Attra, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, free, donations accepted. 766-3330. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Eli Noll Band, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 772-5483. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Half Moon Jug Band, music and comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $8-$10. 642-3743. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Ameranouche, New Hampshire-based hot Gypsy jazz/acoustic world music trio, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $10, all ages. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Meghan Yates and Lauryn Hottinger, soulful folk-fusion, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529. localsprouts.coop. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Molenes, alt-country, rockabilly and hillbilly rock ‘n’ roll, Bayside Bowl, Portland, $5. baysidebowl.com. With Pete Witham and the Cozmik Zombies, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Zemya! World music from woman’s acapella group, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $10-$12. 967-9120. rivertreearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Evergreen, American roots music ensemble, Hutchins Hall, Dover-Foxcroft, $10, $5 for 12 and under. 717-6476. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Paddy Mills, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free, all ages. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Red Cross Sky and Gunhouse Hill, original rock and blues, Bridge Street Tavern, Augusta, no cover, 21-plus. 623-8561. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Tri-County Community Chorus presents “Music and Conflict,” Thornton Academy, Garland Auditorium, Saco, $5-$12. 282-4546. 7 p.m. Saturday.

James McMurtry, The Grand, Ellsworth, $30. 667-9500. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pro Sports

Portland Sea Dogs, Minor League baseball, Hadlock Field, Portland, $7-$9. portlandseadogs.com. Richmond, 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; Bowie, 7 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday.

Special Events

Psychic Sunday: Maine’s Premiere Psychic Event, individual fees for readings, products and services, Lucid Stage, Portland, $1. OnTheNewEdge.com. Individual fees for readings, products and services, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Pleasant Mountain Chapter of Maine Obsolete Auto League Car Show, portion of proceeds for scholarships for Lake Region High School graduates furthering their education in the automotive industry, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton, $2, 12 and under free. 647-4033. 10 a.m. today.

3rd Rally for Norlands: Civil War Re-enactment, Civil War historians will demonstrate the lives of soldiers and civilians and scrimmage with replica weaponry on the grounds of the 19th-century historic settlement, the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Livermore, $5-$8, $8-$14 for weekend pass. 897-4366. Dozens of interactive living-history activities for all ages. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Cancer resource open house, Cancer Community Center, South Portland. 774-2200. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Device Workshop, experts will guide attendees through all of the functions and features of Android-powered devices, BlackBerry and Windows smartphones., U.S. Cellular, Portland, free. 774-0407. 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Michael Trautman/Head in the Clouds, physical comedy, magic, slapstick, juggling, illusions, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $5/$10/$15. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Extreme Planets,” how astronomers can locate these worlds, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $5-$6. 780-4249. usm.maine.edu/planet. 7 and 8:30 p.m. Friday.

“Images of the Infinite 2011,” the universe through the eyes of the Hubble Space Telescope, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $5-$6. 780-4249. usm.maine.edu/planet. 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Aviation Expo, Portland International Jetport, Portland. 756-8035. portlandjetport.org/node/72. Vintage and military aircraft, airplane pull to benefit the MS Society, parachute team demos and more, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

WMPG Presents Live Audience Performance of “Watch Your Language!” WMPG will record two episodes of the quiz show “Watch Your Language!” with host Suzanne Murphy, all proceeds to benefit WMPG’s Power Up! signal improvement campaign, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, Portland, $5. 780-4598. wmpg.org. 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The R & R Spinners and blacksmith Tim Greene, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester, free. 926-4597. Craft demonstrations, 10 a.m. Saturday.

“Eight Planets and Counting,” an updated solar system show, guided tour with stops at the moon, sun and every planet, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $4-$5. 780-4249. usm.maine.edu/planet. 3 p.m. Saturday.

Theater

“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde,” a play based on the Oscar Wilde’s libel trial against the Marquess of Queensbury; presented by the Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), Portland, $15-$20, general admission. (800) 838-3006. dramaticrep.org. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

American Trailer Park Musical, Penobscot Theatre production, Maine premiere, Bangor Opera House, $20-$30. 942-3333. penobscottheatre.org. 3 p.m. today; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through June 19.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $23/$15. 594-0070. rocklandstrand.com. Roundabout Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed production recorded live on the Broadway Stage. 3 p.m. today.

“Late Nite Catechism,” Freeport Factory Stage, Freeport, $22.50-$27.50, $5 student tickets available. 865-5505. freeportfactory.com. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday and Saturday.

“Rapunzel,” featuring the addition of a garden of wisecracking vegetables to the classic story, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $5-$7. 854-0065. acorn-productions.org. A “Fairytale Players” performance, 2 p.m. today; 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday. Through June 19.

Naked Shakespeare, minimalist performances by Acorn Productions’ Shakespeare Ensemble, Wine Bar on Wharf Street, Portland, $8 suggested. 854-0065. Sonnets and Soliloquies. 8 p.m. Monday.

“The 39 Steps,” a wild whodunit Hitchcock comedy, Arundel Barn Playhouse, Arundel, $28-$39. 985-5552. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through June 25.

“The Marvelous Wonderettes,” Maine State Music Theatre production, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $33-$56. 725-8769. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Through June 25.

“Wolf Song,” Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7-$10. 615-3609. mayostreetarts.org. Presented by Poets Theater of Maine. 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday.

Pearwater Production’s “Blue Moon Chronicles,” Lucid Stage, Portland, $20. 899-3993. lucidstage.com. Gay romantic-comedy written by South Portland’s Jeffrey Kagan-McCann. 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through June 26.

“There Is Nothing Like a Dame,” musical dinner theater with Kelly Caufield, Lynne McGhee, Vicki Stubbs and Laura Hurd Whited, Anthony’s Dinner Theater, Portland, $39.95 with dinner. 221-2267. 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through June 25.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg, $10-$18. 935-9232. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. With the Roundabout Theatre Company, 1 p.m. Saturday.