“New Works,” by Craig Mooney and Henry Isaacs, Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. maine-art.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through July 21.
“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, 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 Sept. 11.
“John Marin: Modernism at Mid-Century,” with work from Marin’s career between 1870 and 1953, 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 Oct. 10.
“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. Through Aug. 9.
Chickadee Quilters Quilt Show, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton, $5. 647-5197. 100 quilts on display, vendors, demonstrations, auction and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
“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 Aug. 28.
Pastel Painters of Maine, 12th International Juried Exhibition, Heartwood College of Art, Kennebunk. 854-2378. Today.
Elizabeth McMillen and Duane Paluska, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. Paintings and wooden sculptures. 1 to 5 p.m. today.
“Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places,” photographs, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. 596-6457. Today through Saturday. Through Oct. 9.
Cover artist Charles Martin, cartoonist, artist and illustrator who created more than 200 covers for The New Yorker magazine, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today through Saturday. Through July 30.
“Photo National 2011: A Survey of Contemporary Photography,” juried exhibit of works by 34 photographers, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor, free. 561-3350. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through Aug. 15.
“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.
“Will Barnet at 100,” Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10, free under age 6, 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 Aug. 14.
“Critters,” exhibit of paintings and sculpture by more than 100 artists, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland, Free. 221-4499. une.edu. 1 to 4 p.m. today through Wednesday; 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlein, creators of 20-foot moose, 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through July 20.
“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 and 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.
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.
“Three Views: paintings by Elise Ansel, Kate Emlen and Tom Glover,” featuring landscapes, seascapes and abstracts. Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519; thosmoser.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Aug. 28.
“Between Earth and Sky” sculpture exhibition and sale, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. 688-4468. Call for appointment.
“CD Investments,” Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Mixed-media garden sculptures by Natasha Kempers-Cullen. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday; meet and greet, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through July 31.
“Illustrated Passages: Artworks Illustrating Paragraphs and Poems,” Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. All Maine arists. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
Daniel Corey, Pemaquid Art Gallery, Pemaquid. 677-2078. Special invited artist for 2011; oil paintings. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through Oct. 10.
“It’s Not So Black and White,” Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. Multimedia show; blown glass and pottery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through July 26.
East End Artists, 7th Annual Open Studios Tour and Art Sale, self-guided walk, maps of the open studios will be available the day of the event at 81 Congress St. and in participating artists’ studios. Open studios will be marked with green, blue and white balloons, free. 233-7273; SEAportland.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
“Between Earth and Sky,” Sunday afternoon artist talks, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. 688-4468. “Carving the Human Figure in Wood” by Steve Lindsay, “From Clay to Bronze” by Digby Veevers Carter, and Roy Patterson on the Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium. 2 to 2:45 p.m. today.
Richard Hasenfus, COCO VIVO Fine Art and Design, Boothbay Harbor, “Unforgettable,” summer 2011 art show series, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Friday.
“Three Island Firecrackers,” Gem Gallery, Peaks Island. 766-5600. Painter Lavendier Myers, photographer Chris Cassidy and jewelry designer Betsy Stout, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Wednesday.
Alan Bray, Michael Reece, Jan Rosenbaum and Kristin Malin, painting and photograpy, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. 1 to 4 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Heidi Daub, “To Hear the Forest Speaking,” paintings based on original prose, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday; (5 to 8 p.m. reception Friday). Through Aug. 31.
Barbara Ernst Prey: The Print Show, signature pieces from over 30 years of painting, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. 372-8087. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.
Susan Metzger and Simon van der Ven, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. Opening reception today, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today through Saturday. Through July 31.
Annual Show with Guest Artist Pamela duLong Williams, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through July 31.
“From the Garden to the Kitchen,” installation of large scale reproductions of paintings and photos in the outdoor cafe and gardens, Stonewall Kitchen, York. 351-2712. 1 to 5 p.m. today.
“Abstract,” River Arts, Damariscotta. 563-1507. Seventy-one works by 42 artists. Noon to 4 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
“Art at the Grill,” exhibiting artists include the Monhegan Painters, Joyce Greenfield, Betty Hesselton, Ellen Hutchinson, Barbara Klein, Sally Loughridge, Marlene Loznicka, Ann Sklar and Abbie Willliams., Damariscotta River Grill, Damariscotta. 563-2992. Daily. Through Aug. 8.
Bill Tomsa Art Exhibit, Thornton Hall Assisted Living, Brunswick. 729-8033. Today. Through Aug. 11.
“Collectibles and Accumulations,” Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Mixed-media work by Brooklyn, N.Y. artist Aidan Sofia Earle. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Aug. 13.
“Drawn to Disaster,” part of the statewide visual arts initiative “Where to Draw the Line: The Maine Drawing Project.” Examines the ephemerality of news reports and conjures the complexities of emotion that can follow disaster. Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland, free. 699-5029. Artists include Yael Bartana, Anthony Campuzano, Daniel Guzman, Lisi Raskin, Sun Xun and others. 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 Aug. 7.
“Portraits and Voices: Shoemaking Skills of Generations,” 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.
New work by faculty, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. woodschool.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 9.
“Tell Me a Story: Folktales and World Cultures,” University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. 753-6500. Features children’s book illustrations by 13 Maine artists. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Aug. 12.
Francine Schrock and Patrick Plourde, new series of paintings and sculptures capturing the essence of Portland, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. 774-5946. 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Through July 30.
“American Realism: Works on Paper, 1862-2011,” two and a half centuries of works on paper by masters of American Realism, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Aug. 4.
Botanical drawings, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. 781-2620. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through July 18.
“Transformations,” presented by the Yarmouth Library’s Art Committee, more than 20 works by the men in long-term recovery at the Milestone Foundation of Old Orchard Beach, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 847-3001. art show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Through Aug. 26.
“Four Square” an exhibit of new paintings, prints and collage in square format, artists Judith Long, Alan Mast, Ed McCartan and Ann Slocum, Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick. 725-8920. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through July 29.
MFA visiting artist lecture series, Sina Najafi, editor of Cabinet Magazine, Maine College of Art (Osher Hall), Portland, free. 699-5030. 6:30 p.m. Monday. Through Aug. 8.
Maine sculptors exhibit, works by 15 sculptors, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). 871-1700. 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 July 30.
“New Dawn Fades,” photographs by Thomas Hager, exhibition also features botanicals that reflect the photographer’s interest in the intersection of art and science, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, free. 561-3350. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Sept. 24.
Annual Maine Scene exhibit, celebrates the land, people and history of Maine, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. 967-9120. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through July 23.
Thomas Connolly: “Scenes I’ve Seen,” paintings, 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 July 30.
Martha Stewart Map Collection, exhibit of Stewart’s Mount Desert home map collection, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. coa.edu. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through July 23.
“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. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 10.
“Selected Drawings and Photographs from the Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection,” Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. In the museum’s Synergy Space. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Aug. 31.
“Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth,” paintings, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6158. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 2.
“Point of Departure,” works by Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Saco Museum, $2-$5, 6 and under free. 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.
“In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” York Public Library. 363-2818. 10 a.m. to 7p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 19.
“Drawing the Line # 4,” Leonard Baskin, Thomas Cornell, Pat Hardy, Michael Waterman and Richard Wilson, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Steven Lanzalotta, “A New Light,” Heron Point Gallery, Portland. 809-0051. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through July 30.
“High Seas and a Safe Harbor — Kennebunkport’s Age of Sail,” maritime exhibition, Pasco Center of Kennebunkport Historical Society, donations accepted. 967-2751. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 7.
Lloyd Metcalf, “It Is What It Is,” West Buxton Public Library. 727-5898. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday Thursday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Through July 30.
“Impressions of a World Traveler,” early 20th-century travel photos, souvenirs and writings of museum founder Edith Barry, Brick Store Museum Program Center, Kennebunk. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 1.
“Kevin Beers: One Artist’s Island,” and “Tom Curry & Andrea Peters: Two Colorists,” oil paintings, Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. 10 a.m. to 5 pm. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Aug. 2.
“Artists of Hallowell,” work of local artists complemented by music, readings and more, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through July 23.
Terry Hilt, Susan Shatter and Andrea Sulzer, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
America Martin, solo exhibition of paintings, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. 594-7745. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through July 27.
“Folk Art on High,” 36 weathervanes as well as photographs of vanes, Rufus Porter Museum, Bridgton. 647-2828; rufusportermuseum.org. Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 1.
“Portland of Islands and Oceans,” artists are Jeff Barrett, Kevin Beers,Brad Betts, Mitch Billis, Tom Curry, Henry Isaacs, John Neville and David Witbeck, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 633-6849. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through July 30.
“A League of Our Own,” etchings, photography, colored porcelain, works by selected League of N.H. Craftsmen who reside in Kittery, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. 439-5671. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 24.
Georgetown Goes Modern: The Modern Art Movement Meets An Island Community, paintings, photographs, sculptures and artifacts, Georgetown Historical Society, free. 371-9200. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Through Sept. 10.
Terry Hilt, Susan Shatter and Andrea Sulzer, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Aug. 6.
“Knots and Strings,” sculpture exhibit by Lin Lisberger, 3 Fish Gallery, Portland. 773-4773. Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through July 29.
Franciska Needham artwork, with other artists’ sculptures, Franciska Needham Gallery, Damariscotta. 563-1227. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Sept. 30.
“Variations IV,” an exhibition of art, objects and perspectives, highlighting seven artists, seven objects and multiple perspectives, Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. 582-2108; theartdogs.com. 2 to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through July 23.
Martha Baum, “Bath and Beyond,” paintings, Just Framing, Bath. 443-3076. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Bald Hill Boys with special guest pianist Dawson Hill, acoustic bluegrass, folk and rock music, benefits conservation projects on Sabbathday Lake, Sabbathday Lake Grange, New Gloucester, $10, $5 for 18 and under. 926-4296. 7 p.m. Friday.
Nicole’s 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Caring Unlimited, Lords Point, Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk, $20-$25. nicolesrun.org. Registration at 6:45 a.m., race at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Rustic Overtnes, Sly-Chi, Grand Hotel, Pete Kilpatrick, Pete Miller Band, Max Atter, Anderson Counc, Red Cross Mid-Coast Chapter benefit. Tickets at Bull Moose locations, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick, $12-$15, under 12, over 80 free. thomaspointbeach.com/events. Noon Saturday.
Dan Harrington, author of Who’s at the Door? A Memoir of Me and the Missionaries,” Bangor Public Library. 947-8336. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Books and Authors
Dr. Douglas Tallamy, author of “Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens,” discussion on the important ecological roles of the native plants in our landscapes and gardens, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Pendred Noyce, author of kids fantasy “Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Amy Wood, author of “Life Your Way,” Kennebooks, Kennebunk, free. 967-6136. kennebooks.com. RSVP suggested. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Anita Shreve, author of “Rescue,” Kennebooks, Kennebunk, free. 967-6136. kennebooks.com. RSVP suggested. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Jim Nichols, author of “Hull Creek,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, free. MaineMaritimemuseum.org. Noon Wednesday.
Melissa Coleman, author of “This Life is in Your Hands,” Witherle Public Library, Castine. 326-4375. witherle.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Linda and Martha Greenlaw, authors of “Maine Summers Cookbook: Recipes for Delicious Sun Filled Days,” includes buffet and signed copy of the cookbook. Present-ed by the Maine Coast Bookshop, 1812 Farm, Bristol, $45, $60 for couple. 563-3207. 4 p.m. Thursday.
George Dalphin, local author of “Bob Wacszowski, Necromancer,” Bull Moose, Scarborough. bullmoose.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Paul Doiron, author or “Trespasser,” Owl & Turtle Bookstore, Camden, free. owlandturtle.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Brown Bag Lecture series, Kim Kalicky, “Away at Camp in Maine” (with slideshow), one-hour program, bring your own lunch, Portland Public Library, free. 871-1710. Noon to 1 p.m. Friday.
Maine Authors Publishing Festival, 18 authors from Maine Publishing, for anyone interested in having a book published. Borders Books and Music, South Portland, free. 775-6110. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Mathew Keill, author of “Monhegan Windows,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 5 p.m. Friday.
Linda Greenlaw, author of “The Maine Summer Cookbook,” Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, free. 967-6136. kennebooks.com. RSVP suggested. 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Tess Gerritsen, “Rizzoli & Isles” creator and bestselling suspense author, Bookstacks, Bucksport, free. owlandturtle.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15. Beethoven, Schumann and Faure, 4 p.m. today.
“Cafe Vienna,” with PORTopera’s Young Artists, The Temple, Ocean Park, $12. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m. today.
Organist John Weaver, recital commemorates 20th anniversary of the installation of the Austin Organ at the church, Boothbay Harbor Congregational Church, free. 882-5525. 4 p.m. today.
Maestro Melton and the St. Luke’s Choir, Ogunquit Baptist Church, donations welcome. ogunquitbaptistchurch.org. 7 p.m. today.
Organist Felix Hell, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $17, two for $25, under 12 free. 553-4363. foko.org. “Kotzschmar Konversations,” pre-concert chats, 6:30 to 7 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
“Cross Currents,” new composers forum, panel discussion and live musical excerpts moderated by Elliott Schwartz, Bar Harbor Music Festival, Bar Harbor Congregational Church, donation. barharbormusicfestival.org. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Met Summer Live in HD Encore Series, screenings of classic live in HD transmissions, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg, $10-$18. 935-9232. Donizetti’s La Fille du Regiment, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
“Cross Currents,” new composers concert, Maureen Hurd Hause, clarinet Blair McMillen, piano, Bar Harbor Music Festival, Bar Harbor Congregational Church, $15-$25. barharbormusicfestival.org. 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Curtis On Tour and Time for Three, Rockport Opera House, $30-$45, $8/students. 236-2823; baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Maestro Warren King, crooners and trillers, benefits Laudholm Farms Wells Reserve, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $5 donation. 985-8759. of 5 p.m. today.
Defenders of the Funny Improv with Stephanie Doyle, games, sketches, music and audience participation, Lucid Stage, Portland, $7. 899-3993. 7:30 p.m. today.
Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, Double Vision: mime. physical comedy and vaudeville banter, Royal River Park, Yarmouth, free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m. Monday; rain date Tuesday.
Maine Hysterical Society, Seaside Pavilion, Old Orchard Beach, $11-$14. 934-2024. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Comedy Showcase, Comedy Connection, Portland, $7.50-$15, 18+ or 16+ with parent. mainecomedy.com. George Hamm, 8: 30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; Hamm and Carolyn Plummer, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday.
Paula Poundstone, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50-$42.50, all ages. 646-4777; jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday.
Susan Sparks, America’s only female comedian with a pulpit, The Temple, Ocean Park, $12. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Contradance, Town Hall, Bowdoinham, $9. 666-3090. 8 to 11 p.m. (beginner’s lesson at 7:30 p.m.) Saturday.
Contradance, with Soupbone, and Kathryn Larsen calling, all dances taught, clean shoes please, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. mayostreetarts.org. 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Maine Celtic Celebration, Celtic music and culture festival, various locations, Belfast. mainecelticcelebration.com. Friday.
Art in the Park, presented by members of Bridgton Art Guild, Shorey Park, Bridgton. gallery302.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
North Atlantic Blues Festival, Robert Cray, Nellie Tiger Travis, Toni Washington, Eric Bibb and many more, Public Landing, Rockland, $35-$75. 691-2248; northatlanticbluesfestival.com. Gates open at 9 a.m. music starts at 11 a.m. Saturday and July 17.
First Parish Market Arts and Crafts Fair, First Parish Church of Freeport. firstparishmarket.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Free summer film series, York Public Library, free. 363-2818. “Black Swan,” 7 p.m. today. Summer documentary series, “Mugabe and the White African,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. 871-1700. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Summer film festival, “A Screaming Man (drama from Chad),” Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Teens Through Time, film series with teen-centric view point, “Bring It On,” Portland Public Library, free. 871-1700. 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
“The Adventures of Captain Dick Spear,” documentary film with question and answer session, presented by the Rockland Historical Society, Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
“The Lost World,” silent movie, adaptation of the 1912 book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, live piano from Doug Protsik, Old Town House, Union, $5, under 21 free. 785-4531. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Food and Drink
Library Sundae, antique car rides and sundaes $2.50 each, Falmouth Memorial Library, free. 781-2351. falmouth.lib.me.us. 1 to 4 p.m. today.
We Love Local! Store-wide tasting and sampling event of products from all over Maine and New England, Whole Foods Market, Portland. 774-7711. 1 to 4 p.m. today.
Farmer’s Market, Fresh Start Farms’ locally grown produce, Whole Foods Market, Portland. 774-7711. 2 to 6 p.m. Monday.
Stories by the Garden: Maine children’s book authors and illustrators, stories and fun activitities, Ellie Chase, Friends School of Portland, Mackworth Island, Falmouth, free. 781-6321. 11 a.m. Wednesday. Through July 20.
Night Visit, “All About Owls” night Visit with the owls of Chewonki, Maine Wildlife Park, Gray, $5/$7, free ages 3 and under. 657-4977. mainewildlifepark.com. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
Home & Garden
Hidden Gardens of Munjoy Hill, self-guided tour of 12 gardens, sponsored by Friends of the Eastern Promenade, Portland, $15-$20. 233-7273; hiddengardensofmunjoyhill.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine today.
Georges River Land Trust 20th Annual Gardens in the Watershed Garden Tour, featuring six diverse, charming gardens in the towns of Hope, Appleton and Warren, Georges River Land Trust, Rockland, $25-$28. 594-5166. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.
Decorator show house, tour home decorated by interior designers; benefits the Museums of Old York, Emerson House, York, $20. oldyork.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Spectacular Gardens of Scarborough garden tour, nine gardens, Hunnewell House, Scarborough, $15-$20. 839-4033. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
“Cold Waters, Cold War: The 20th-Century Navy in Maine,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $9/child-$12/adult, free for members and children. 443-1316. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through Aug. 7.
“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. 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.
“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.
Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $75. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. today.
Changes in Latitude, Jimmy Buffet tribute band, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $20, 21+. Today.
Weekly music jam sessions, Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland, free. 701-7627. Bring an instrument or just listen. 2 to 4 p.m. today.
Village Harmony World Music Teen Ensemble, 24 teenage singers perform high-energy international gospel and jazz. First Universalist Church, Yarmouth, $5-$10. 847-4707. 7:30 p.m. today.
Lady Zen, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco, free. 571-9648. 4 to 7 p.m. today.
Fiddle Day at the Farm, Morris Farm, Wiscasset, $10. 882-4080. morrisfarm.org. Live fiddle music headlined by Old Grey Goose. Noon to 5 p.m. today.
Sam Shain Songs, acoustic covers and originals, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. andysoldportpub.com. 5 p.m. today.
Gunther Brown, folk, americana and roots music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, free, donations welcome. 899-3529. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.
Cullu Reggae Sundays, three singers, two horns, keys, bass, guitar, percussion and drums, Porthole Restaurant, Portland, $3, all ages. 780-6533. 4 to 8 p.m. today.
Schooner Fare, benefits Maine State Music Theatre, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $17-$40. 725-8769. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Open mic with Alec Wall, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m. Monday.
Don Campbell Trio, adult contemporary, country crossover and American rock, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, free. nonantumresort.com. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday.
Havana Nights summer series, with Primo Cubano, every Tuesday night, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
“Best of Broadway,” song and dance from Broadway shows, choreographed by Debra Lombard, sponsored by the Educational Bureau, The Temple, Ocean Park, $5-$12. 934-0687. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Tom Kennedy, vocals and acoustic guitar, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Summer Organ Concert Series, 1883 Hutchings-Plaisted organ, Ray Cornils, First Parish Church United Church of Christ, Brunswick, $5 suggested. 729-7331. Noon Tuesday.
2011 Cornish Bandstand summer series, High Rider Golden Oldies (oldies/dancing music), Cornish Bandstand, free. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Straight Lace, top 10 selections of high energy rock, swing and waltzes, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport. 967-4050. nonantumresort.com. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Tricky Britches, bluegrass, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, free. ThomasMemorialLibrary.org. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Danny Beal’s Goodtime Hour (And a Half), with Danny Beal and The Holy Mackerels, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $10-$15. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7) Wednesday.
Seaside Martini Club, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. 6 p.m. Wednesday. Time for Three, string trio performs jazz, classical and more, Farnsworth Art Museum (Wyeth Center), Rockland, $40, $16/students. 236-2823; baychamberconcerts.org. Part I, 6 p.m., Part II, 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Weekly old-time music jam, open jam of old-time Appalachian music. Bring an instrument or just listen, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529; localsprouts.coop. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Summer music series, Sam and Yuri, Bangor Public Library, free. bpl.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 24.
Auburn Community Concert Band, “It’s Showtime,” Festival Plaza, Auburn, free. 333-6601, ext. 2108. 7 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 24.
Summer Concerts at Mill Creek Park, Primo Cubano, Cuban and Latin-American music, Mill Creek Park, South Portland, free. 767-7650. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 3.
Paddy Mills, Celtic runes and original folk, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, free, donations welcome. 541-9024. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
David Beam & The Custom House Gang, blues, roots music, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Songs of the Sea with Richard Gaito, sea shanties and folk songs, Jordan Hall, Ocean Park, $5, suggested. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Tony Boffa Trio, blues, funk, soul, country, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, free. 967-4050; nonantumresort.com. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Music on the Mall, Jimmy Jo and the Jumbol’Ayuhs, Brunswick Mall, free. 729-4439. 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The Mutineers, eclectic string band music, Dogfish Bar and Grille, Portland. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Vishten, Prince Edward Island fiddling, dancing and song, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $17/$20. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Makem & Spain Brothers, Irish folk music, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $18/$22. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7) Thursday.
Summer lakeside concerts, Crunchy Western Boys, Bates College (Keigwin Amphitheater), Lewiston, free. 786-6330. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Southern Maine Songwriters Showcase, hosted by Rob “RC” Carlson, Bebe’s Burritos & Cantina, Biddeford. 283-4222. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday.
Belfast Summer Nights Weekly Music Series, Ameranouche, gypsy jazz and world music, Heritage Park, Belfast, free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Colin Grant Band, traditional Cape Breton music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $15. 948-7469; unityme.org/theater. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Beam & Fink, acoustic guitar and harmonic vocals, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, Free. andysoldportpub.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Karen & Don McNatt, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, 10. 766-4421. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Martin Swinger, traditional and contemporary Americana music, Fountain Park, Lewiston, free. laarts.org. Noon Thursday.
Scarborough Community Chamber and Scarborough Community Services Concert in the Park, Coos Canyon, Memorial Park at Oak Hill, Scarborough. 772-2811, ext. 234; scarboroughcommunitychamber.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Summer concert series, Delta Knights Band, R&B, country, classic rock, swing and blues, Memorial Park, Old Orchard Beach, free. 934-0860. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Hot Summer Nights music series, New England Bluegrass Band with Elizabeth Hopkins and Trestan Matel, Central School, South Berwick, free, donations welcome. 384-5846. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Friday Night Jazz, Frash Allen (Keyboard), Solo Bistro, Bath. 443-3373. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday.
Time Pilots, ’80s dance party, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $10/$15. thelandingatpinepoint.com. Doors at 8 p.m. Friday.
G Love & Special Sauce, Maine State Pier, Portland, $29.50, all ages, general admission. statepier.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
Ameranouche, gypsy jazz and acoustic world music trio, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, $10-$12. 725-5222. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Mark Lowry, Unplugged and Unplanned, with Stan Whitmore, Seaside Pavilion, Old Orchard Beach, $6-$9. 934-2024. 7 p.m. Friday.
Paleface, with Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapels, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Brian Patricks, acoustic rock, covers and originals, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Olas, musicians and dancers inspired by traditional and modern flamenco, folk, rock, Arabic and Afro-Cuban, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, free, donations welcome. 899-3529. 6 p.m. Friday.
Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, acoustic quartet, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 9 p.m. Friday.
The Feature, up-and-coming Portland band. covers from the ’50s and beyond, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donations welcome. 541-9024. 7 p.m. Friday.
North Atlantic Blues Festival, many musicians and bands featured; variety of events planned at several locations; weekend passes available., Harbor Park, Rockland, $25-$70. 593-9233; northatlanticbluesfestival.com. Saturday.
The Pine Leaf Boys, Cajun, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. 8 p.m. (doors 6 p.m.) Saturday.
Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $30/$35. 761-1757. 8 p.m. Saturday.
RX Bandits, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $16-$22, 18+. 899-4990; portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Windham July concert series, fiddler Don Roy’s quartet, Franco-American and Celtic music, Windham Hill United Church of Christ, Windham, $8-$12, seniors and under 5 free. 892-2154. windhamhillucc.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Liva Jazz Supper Club, contemporary and classic jazz, Zachery’s, 81 Riverside St., no cover, 21+. 774-5601. 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Matt Bauer and Dana Falconberry, with Plains and Arborea, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Ben Ripani Music Co., classic contemporary Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Summer concert series, Court Yard Hounds (two of the Dixie Chicks), L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Denny Breau, virtuoso guitarist plays delta blues, county and jazz, benefit for the center, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale, $15. nassoncc.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Courtney Nabiloff and Geoff Zimmerman, urban folk and indie rock, island music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, free, donations welcome. 899-3529. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Summer concert series at the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Joseph Firecrow, Native American flute, Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells, free. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, acoustic quartet, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble, traditional and original Middle Eastern-influenced tunes, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donations welcome. 541-9024. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Sea Dogs, Minor League baseball, Hadlock Field, Portland, $7-$9. portlandseadogs.com. New Britain, 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 6 p.m. Saturday.
Lighthouse tours, one of only 40 caisson-style lighthouses in the U.S. and the only one open to visitors, must be over 55 inches tall, cancelled in rain or fog, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, $5, free for children under 14. 699-2676. SpringPointLight.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday.
Tour of Historic Fort Scammel on House Island, the only Maine coastal defense fort to have fired upon an intruder, a British privateer in 1813, sponsored by Maine Maritime Museum, Long Wharf, Portland, $30-$35. 443-1316; MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. Board the Chippewa at Long Wharf. 11:30 a.m. today.
Lulu Hawkes, Maine’s 2011 Poetry Out Loud state champion, poetry reading with her mother Otrude Moyo, a social work and policy professor at USM, River Arts, Damariscotta. 563-1507. 7 p.m. today.
Dr. William B. Leavenworth, history lecture, “Maine’s Coastal Fisheries from the Civil War to the Otter Trawl,” sponsored by the Friends of Colonial Pemaquid, The Contented Sole, New Harbor, $5. 677-2423. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Storytelling Circle hosted by Deena Weinstein, bring a story to share with others, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529. 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Antiques of Ocean Park, bring a small item for evaluation, Jordan Hall, Ocean Park, $5 suggested. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Douglas Tallamy and entomologist Carrie Graham, discussion on the world of insects, College of the Atlantic (George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History), Bar Harbor, free. 801-5621. 9 a.m. Tuesday.
“Alive for $5,” Figures of Speech: “Cupid and Psyche,” one-hour family program includes “Talk Back” with the performer, Stonington Opera House. 367-2788. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Poets Joy Harjo and Patricia Smith, Space, Portland, $8-$10, all ages. space538.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
“Life in the 1930s,” historian George Barrett, Boothbay Railway Village, Boothbay, free. 633-4727. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
“Victorian Secrets,” Carolyn Lawson dresses a proper Victorian lady, campers from Victorian Secrets Camp will assist and display clothing they created in camp, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, 5. 766-3330. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Wood Island Lighthouse Tours, Biddeford, $10, reservations required. 286-3229. Guided tours, 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Evening Lantern Walk, step into the past as you tour a 17th-century village and meet an 18th-century soldier on duty at Fort William Henry, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Founder’s Day Classic Car Exhibit, more than 55 vehicles and antique dolls and toys, also music, entertainment and a crafts fair, benefit for the Hamlin Library and Museum, Hamlin Memorial Library & Museum, South Paris, $2-$10. 743-2980. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Indoor yard and craft sale, Sabbathday Lake Grange, New Gloucester. 998-2586. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
“Make Our Garden Grow,” Broadway tunes, opera arias and popular songs about flowers and gardens, guest performances by Portland’s own Danielle Vayenas (soprano) and Houston-based pianist and musical director Phillip Hall. The concert will also feature children from the Botanical Gardens’ Growing Green program, a partnership with the Boothbay YMCA, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, free, reservations required. 633-4333. 7 p.m. Saturday.
“Passport to Discovery 2,” an imaginary trip across the globe following the travels of museum founder Edith Cleaves Barry, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, $25. 985-4802. 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
“Narnia,” produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, Ill., Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $16-$18. 642-3743; schoolhousearts.org. 5 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through July 24.
“Crazy for You,” the Gershwin musical, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $28-$39. 985-5552. 8 p.m. today and Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
“Elizabeth Rex,” part of the Shakespeare in Stonington series, Deer Isle Historical Society, $15-$25, free for island students. 367-2788. 7 p.m. today and Thursday through Saturday. Through July 17.
“Annie,” Maine State Music Theatre production, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $33-$56. 725-8769; msmt.org. 2 p.m. today; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
“The Compleat Wrks of William Shakespeare, Abridged,” Theater at Monmouth, Monmouth, $10-$24. 933-9999; theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. today.
“Summer of Love,” musical comedy about self-discovery and love, starring TV’s Michele Lee from TV’s “Knots Landing,” Ogunquit Playhouse, $53.50-$76.50. 800-982-2787. 2 and 7 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
“The Belle of Amherst,” one-woman play based on the life and writing of Emily Dickinson, first production of Theater at Centennial Hall, a new summer program, co-sponsored by the Harpswell Recreation Department, the Harpswell Historical Society and the Harpswell Garden Club, Centennial Hall, Harpswell, $15-$20. 833-5124; theater1876.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
“The Fantasticks,” musical comedy, Poland Spring Inn, Poland Spring, $10. 998-4351. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10-$25. 698-1807. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through July 23.
“Pirates of Penzance,” Freeport Players, Freeport Performing Arts Center, Freeport, $10-$15. 865-2220; fcponline.org. Preview, 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through July 31.
A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters,” bring a love letter to someone you love and it will be read at the end of the each show, Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale, $12. sanfordmainestage.com. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
“Sleeping Beauty,” presented by Vivid Motion, Inc., classic fairy tale told through dance in the unique Vivid Motion style, Lucid Stage, Portland, $5-$12. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
“Sunday in the Park with George,” Sondheim musical, Lincoln Academy (Parker B. Poe Theater), Newcastle, $12-$22. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through July 17.
“Much Ado About Nothing,” Stonington Opera House, $15-$32.50. 7 p.m. Saturday.
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