Art

Jason Larkin “Past Perfect,” photography exhibit, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $10-$12, under 16 free. 596-6457. Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; until 8 p.m. Wednesday.

“Second Show,” featuring the work of 20 member artists, Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, Harpswell. 371-2015. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Aug. 31.

“Maine to France,” pastels, watercolors and oils, Damariscotta River Grill, Damariscotta. 563-2992. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 19.

“Drawing the Line,” work in different drawing media on two-dimensional surfaces, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. 646-8400. 1 to 6 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; until 6 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 10.

“New Works,” by Jayne Adams, Patrick Plourde and David Witbeck, Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. maine-art.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 5.

“Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940,” paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photographs by a small group of American modernists who worked in Maine in the first half of the 20th century, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10, under 6 free. 775-6148; portlandmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; until 9 p.m. Friday. 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, under 6 free. 775-6148; portlandmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; until 9 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 10.

“Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places,” photographs; continues through Oct. 9, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. 596-6457.

“The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States,” collection of drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints by artists mainly working in the United States, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10, under 6 free. 775-6148; portlandmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; until 9 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 23.

“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 Oct. 8.

“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.

“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. daily. Through Sept. 24.

“Horse-Drawn Summer Delivery Vehicles,” commonly seen on Maine roads in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth, free/donation. 239-5782; skylinefarm.org. 1 to 4 p.m. today.

“Three Views: paintings by Elise Ansel, Kate Emlen and Tom Glover,” featuring landscapes, seascapes, still lifes and abstracts, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519; thosmoser.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Through Aug. 28.

“(un) Natural Splendor: Inka Essenhigh and Richard Van Buren,” Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. 236-2875. 1 to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 25.

Daniel Corey, oil paintings, Pemaquid Art Gallery, Pemaquid. 677-2078. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Oct. 10.

Heidi Daub “To Hear the Forest Speaking,” paintings based on original prose, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Aug. 31.

American Modern: Abbott, Evans and Bourke-White, photography, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, free. 859-5600. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 2.

Andrew Moore: Detroit Disassembled, detailed color photographs, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 859-5609. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 2.

Exhibiting Whistler: A Tribute to David P. Becker, celebrating Becker’s passion for the print medium, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 859-5609. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 2.

“Indians and Rusticators: Wabanakis and Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s,” Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, $6, kids 15 and under $2. 288-3519. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 30.

Artisans Collective Art in the Park, local artisans painting, throwing clay and displaying pottery, photography and fiber, live music, Village Green Park, Yarmouth. 846-7967. 10 a.m. to noon today. Through Oct. 30.

The Jar Project, 60 art-filled jars made by 60 artists with connections to Maine, Spring Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Belgrade Lakes. 773-0193. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Thursday through Saturday. Through Oct. 9.

“Creatures and Critters,” new works by potter Rick Boyd, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Aug. 31.

Maine Woodturners Show, Ann Presott, Peter Asselyn, Mark Irving, Winfield Libby, Ken Shepard, Bruce McCreedy, Bill Housley and others, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Aug. 31.

“The Aged and Unknown,” works by R. Keith Rendall, printmaker, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and Tuesday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 28.

Gary O’Connor: “Mostly People and Places,” original oil and watercolor paintings, Dock Fore, Portland. 772-8619. Noon to 9 p.m. today; 2 to 10 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 2 to 11 p.m. Thursday; 2 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

“Summer’s Bounty: from the Garden to the Kitchen, Part 2,” George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 1 to 5 p.m. today.

DeWitt Hardy, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Watercolors, 1 to 5 p.m. today.

Open juried annual summer show, “The World Around You,” York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Through Aug. 28.

Leo Krikorian, “Selections,” Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 888-777-1077. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 25.

Photography by Sam Little, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. 743-8041. Noon to 8 p.m. today and Saturday; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“Travels Over the Seas: Italy, France and Beyond,” recent acquisitions of 19th and 20th century American and European paintings, as well as new works, Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7682. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 9.

Russell D’Alessio and Virginia Sarsfield: “Sirens, Nymphs, and Ladies,” Handmade Papers Gallery, Brooklin. 359-8345. Noon to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday through Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

“Bon Appetit! The Exhibit,” food and culinary art in a variety of media by YES Artworks artists, Blue Spoon, Portland. 773-1116. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday; noon to 9:30 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 1.

“Vincent Hartgen Painting Schoodic,” Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. 581-1149. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 15.

Five Maine Realists, David Graeme Baker, Doug Martenson, Alison Rector, Simon Parkes and David Vickery, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. 667-6611. Noon to 4 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily; until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Through Sept. 11.

Peggy Farrell and Bruce Babb, paintings and woodworking, Pemaquid Art Gallery, Pemaquid. pemaquidartgallery.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Oct. 10.

Carol Sloane, Janice Kasper, Frederick Kellogg and Barbara Sullivan, new works, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. 1 to 4 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 17.

“ALOFT! Topsails to Turbines,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $9-$12, 4 and under free, MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Nancy Wilson Fulton: “House Falls Beautiful,” photographs, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. 583-4047. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 18.

“The Scent of Flowers: Still Life,” Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Original artworks of Maine artists selected by juror Joan Plummer, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 18.

Barbara Ernst Prey: “Open Spaces,” meditations on the environment, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. 516-316-7477. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Aug. 31.

Emily Nelligan, William Thon and gallery artists: “Drawing the Line #5,” June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland. 772-1961. By appointment daily. Through Sept. 30.

John Vander: “Jazz,” new series of paintings on a jazz theme, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

Phoebe Bly, new paintings, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland. 596-0800. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

“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.

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.

Masters of 20th Century Photography Lecture Series, W. Eugene Smith, Maine Media Workshops (Union Hall), Rockport, free. 236-7034. 4 p.m. Monday.

“Transformations,” presented by the Yarmouth Library’s Art Committee, works by the men in long-term recovery at the Milestone Foundation of Old Orchard Beach, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 847-3001. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

Photographs by Thomas Hager: “New Dawn Fades,” University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, free. 561-3350. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Sept. 24.

Celebrating a Gift: The Norma B. Marin Photography Collection, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 859-5609. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Oct. 2.

“Hither and Yon: Landscapes, Seascapes, Escapes,” watercolor paintings by Betsy Wales, 317 Main Street Gallery, Yarmouth. 846-6264. Noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Sept. 9.

“Three Photographers: Three Visions,” Ray Beal, Holly Garner-Jackson and Kris Larson, University of Maine (Powers Art Galleries), Machias. 255-1279. 1 to 5 p.m. Monday.

“French Silk,” paintings by Susan M. Wierzba, memories of a visit of a lifetime: painting in Monet’s garden and Giverny, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. 774-5948. 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

Larinda Meade, printmaker, Finance Authority of Maine, Augusta. 1-800-228-3734. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Sept. 16.

“Taking Shape,” artwork inspired by woodshop renovation, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. 725-8820. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Aug. 31.

“Timeless Places,” landscape paintings by Peter Poskas, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

“Water: The Surface and Below,” realist paintings by Sarah Knock, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

“East Meets West,” Japanese Shibori textile art by Kathy Goddu, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. 729-9108. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

“Graphite,” sculpture and drawings by James Marshall and Kate Beck, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 10.

“Inspirations in Color,” colorful and fanciful still lifes and landscapes by Beth Westra, Falmouth Memorial Library. 781-2351. 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; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 30.

75 Years in the Life of a Collection: Spotlight on Shoes, Brick Store Museum collection ranging from 18th century to today, Kennebunk Free Library, free. 985-2173. 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 12:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

“Without Borders VIII: Breaking Ground,” artists John Bell, Richard Corey, Ryan Guerrero, Bethany Engstrom, Matthew Leavitt and Justin Taylor, University of Maine (Lord Hall Gallery), Orono. withoutbordersfest.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Sept. 16.

“Painter of People and Places,” works by Burt Silverman, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Sept. 8.

Carol Jessen, “Out and About,” William Irvine, Jeff Barrett, David Witbeck “Put a Smile on Your Face,” Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 7.

“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.

“Point of Departure,” works by Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Saco Museum, Saco, $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.

“High Seas and a Safe Harbor-Kennebunkport’s Age of Sail,” maritime exhibition, Pasco Center of Kennebunkport Historical Society, Kennebunkport, donation. 967-2751. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 7.

“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.

Figure drawing from the model session, hosted by Russel Whitten, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, small model fee. 646-8400. barngallery.org. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 30.

Quilling work of Christine Anderson, 16th-century art form, religious documents done on fine paper, York Public Library. 363-2818. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 30.

“Her Mark,” women artists working in a diverse range of media, style and subjects, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

“Healing Sutras,” Erin Endicott, Chellis Wilson Studio, Portland. Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

“Foggy Days in Maine,” paintings by Abbie Williams, Abbie Williams Studio, Damariscotta. 563-7568. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 8.

“Through the Ages: 75 Years at the Brick Store Museum,” Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, $5. 985-4802. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

“Threshold,” oil paintings by Ralf Feyl, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 24.

Nature’s Keep, seven artists respond to the natural world, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

“Table of Contents,” Richard Brown Lethem, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 10.

“Folk Art on High,” weathervane exhibit, Rufus Porter Museum, Bridgton. 647-2828. rufusportermuseum.org. Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 1.

 

Art Walk Art Talk with Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Saco Museum, free. 283-3861. 6 p.m. Friday.

“Sicilia,” photographs taken in Italy in the spring of 2011 taken by Grapheteria owners, Grapheteria Gallery, Portland. 772-3709. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.

Peaks Island Art Walk, Peaks Island (various locations), peaksisland-artwalks.org. 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Beauty Sleep,” installation with video and drawings by Nancy Andrews, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (opening reception 5 to 7 p.m.).

“Drawing the Line #7,” June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Susan Groce, Kimberly Convery, Ken Greenleaf and Robin Mandel, Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Conversation with Peter Poskas, master of contemporary American Realism, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston, free. 354-0605. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Storytelling and hands-on Russian arts and culture/nested-doll painting workshop, with Russian artist Marina Forbes, for adults and families with children age 6 and up, St. George’s Episcopal Church, York Harbor, call for pricing info. 603-332-2255. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

“CRAFTS of the Land Sea,” a fine-craft exhibition of recent work by eight Maine artisans, Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Art Openings

Porter, Barnes and Ursone, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. 348-9977. Opening reception, 2 to 6 p.m. today.

Martha Burkert: “Near and Far,” and Jon Kolkin: “Dreamscape,” Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. 781-2620. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Photographs of Lisa Tyson Ennis, Ralston Gallery, Rockport. 230-7225. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Saturday.

Auditions

“The Diviners,” several roles for adults and teens, call for more information, Monmouth Community Players production. Show dates are Oct. 21-30. Cumston Hall, Monmouth. 946-4645. 6:30 p.m. today through Tuesday.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” singing and dancing roles, Community Little Theatre, Auburn. 838-1722. Children 6 and older. 5 p.m. today.

Snowlion Repertory Company production of Dickens’ “The Christmas Bride,” the Hutchins School, South Portland. 518-9305. No children, 5 to 8 p.m. by appointment today.

Benefits

Community Concert, inspirational stories and songs from the 1930s and 40’s with a sing-along, benefits the Good Neighbors Fund, United Christian Church, Lincolnville Center, donation. 763-4526. 4 p.m. today.

Beach Olympics, games, athletic events and entertainment benefitting Maine Special Olympics, Old Orchard Beach, free. 934-2500. Today.

“Dog Day,” dogs and people can check out special dog-centric booths along Front Street and listen to live music, a portion of profits benefits Coastal Humane Society, various locations, Bath. visitbath.com. Noon to 4 p.m. today.

Maine Elks Association Cruising Away Cancer, refreshments, raffles, cash bar and music provided by Dave Windsor of the WOLF 99.9 FM, benefit for the the Maine Children’s Cancer Program in Scarborough, Casablanca Cruises, Portland, 25. 998-2282. 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

River Tree Arts’ “Dance by the River,” music from Straight Lace, high energy dance music, to benefit scholarships and special programs, Kennebunk River Club, Kennebunkport, $50, $75 per couple, under 18 free. 967-9120. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday.

Wiscasset Old Jail antiques show and sale, benefits the Lincoln County Historical Association’s efforts to maintain and restore the historic building, Lincoln County Museum and Old Jail, Wiscasset, free. 882-9628. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Books and Authors

Shonna Milliken Humphrey, author of “Show Me Good Land,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 5 p.m. Thursday.

Poet Dave Morrison, author of “Clubland,” Camden Public Library, Camden, free. 236-3440. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Jim Witherell, author of “L. L. Bean: The Man and His Company,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 5 p.m. Friday.

Angus King, author of “How I Left Politics, Learned to Back up a Bus and Found America,” Georgetown Historical Society, Georgetown. 371-9200. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Hannah Holmes, author of “Quirk,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. Noon Saturday.

Patty de Llosa, author of “Taming Your Inner Tyrant,” Apple Valley Books, Winthrop. 377-3967. 2 p.m. Saturday.

Classical Music

DaPonte String Quartet, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25, under 21 free. 633-4333. 7:30 p.m. today and Wednesday.

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Tuesdays at Merrill, Chelsea Chen, all performances are preceded by the Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30 p.m. in the Merrill Rehearsal Hall, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $15. 842-0800. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Salt Bay Chamberfest, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $30. 522-3749. saltbaychamberfest.org. Beethoven, Muskal and Brahms 7:30 p.m Tuesday; Stravinsky, Copland, Jalbert and Faure 7:30 p.m Friday.

Bay Chamber Concerts’ “Spirit of the ’20s” and “Timeless Treasures,” favorites of the 1920s, featuring clarinetist James Campbell, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $30-$40, students $8. 236-2823. baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

“The Colors of Music: How Can I Keep from Singing?” With tenor Virgil Bozeman IV, trumpeter Jamie Merrifield, classical guitarist Nick Wallace, whistler Darin Carlucci and organists Jay Zoller and Carroll Smith, Broad Bay Congregational Church, Waldoboro, free/donation. 832-6898. 7 p.m. Friday.

Comedy

Comedy Night with Brian Brinegar and Paul Hunt, Racks Sports Bar and Grille, Portland, free, 21-plus, all ages with parent. 773-3466. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Comedy Showcase, Comedy Connection, Portland, $7.50-$15, 18-plus; 16-plus with parent. mainecomedy.com. Kelly MacFarland, 8:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Fairs/Festivals

Great Falls Balloon Festival, featuring concerts, exhibits, children’s activities, entertainment, crafts; tethered balloon rides available, Downtown Riverfront, Auburn. greatfallsballoonfestival.org. Today.

Art and Fine Crafts Show, Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Falmouth, $4 donation. audubonshow.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Annual Healing Arts Festival, food, music, psychics, massage, energy healing, natural products and handmade gifts, Gardens of Atlantis, Dayton, free. 929-5088. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Today.

Great State of Maine Air Show and Business Aviation Expo, GEICO Skytypers, Naval Air Station, Brunswick, $10-$15. 798-6512. greatstateofmaineairshow.us. 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Sidewalk Art Festival, annual WCSH 6 art show and sale featuring 300 artists from around the country, Congress Street, Portland. wcsh6.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Juried craft show, sponsored by the Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen, Village Green, Kennebunkport. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; rain date Aug. 28.

PICNIC Music and Arts Festival, 120 vendors with locally produced crafts and artwork, live music, Lincoln Park, Portland, free. picnicportland.com. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Central Maine Mountain Bike Festival, bike rides, geocaching, climbing wall, kids obstacle course, music and more, Quarry Road Recreation Area, Waterville. 441-6227. cemeneba.org. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Juried arts and crafts show, The Green, Kennebunkport, free. Sponsored by the Society of Southern Maine Craftsmen, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; rain date Aug. 28.

Third annual Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstrations, 20 featured Penobscot, Maliseet, Micmac and Passamaquoddy artisans, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester, free. 926-4597. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

North by Northeast Music Festival, Three Dog Night and local act the Beatle-itos and the Brews Brothers, Pete Gagne Memorial Field, Augusta, $44.50-$58.50, (866) 967-8167. (866) 967-8167. Gates at 5 p.m., show at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Films

Buster Keaton Comedy Classics: “Steamboat Bill, Jr.” and “The Boat,” silent films with live piano from Jeff Rapsis, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $5. 646-3123. 2 p.m. today.

Summer film series, “Made in Dagenham,” based on true story from 1968 of Rita O’Grady, strike leader in England, York Public Library, free. 363-2818. 7 p.m. today.

“Innocent Interlude: Scenes of Life in Portland, Maine, 1940-41,” 60-minute film narrated by historian Joel Eastman, Maine Historical Society, Portland, $7-$8, ages 6 to 17 $2. 774-1822. 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Summer documentary series, “Last Train Home,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. 871-1700. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Artist as Innovator,” documentary about Beverly Hallam, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, free. 646-4909. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

“Art Videos at the Gallery,” “All About Prints,” Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“The Far North,” film and discussion with members of the Arctic Museum staff, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, free/donation. 633-6855. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Space Gallery Weekend at the Saco Drive-In, “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” and “Aliens,” $15 per car. 284-1016. Gates open at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Food and Drink

Biddeford Farmers and Artisans Market, corner of Main and Alfred streets, Biddeford. 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday.

Chili Fest, presented by Wells Chamber of Commerce, Wells Junior High School, free. wellschilifest.com. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

For Children

Garden Creatures Big and Small, children ages 4 to 10 (with adult) will explore several habitats and the creatures within, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $10, $28 for three children. 633-4333. 2 to 3 p.m. today.

Nasson Community Center Quidditch Club, Gowen Park, Sanford, free, bring your own broom. 324-5657. Learn the rules and play the game (non-flying), 5:30 p.m. Monday.

2011 Children’s Theatre Season, “Pippi Longstocking’s Musical Adventure,” Ogunquit Playhouse, $10. (800) 982-2787. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday. Through Aug. 28.

Home & Garden

Maine Farm Days at Misty Meadows Farm, kids learning center, craft tent, farmers market, educational speakers, agribusiness exhibits, more, Misty Meadows Farm, Clinton, free. 426-8586. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Museums

“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. $2-$5. 283-3861. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Noon to 4 p.m. today and Tuesday through Thursday; Noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

“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.

Music

Weekly Music Jam Sessions, Sail Power and Steam Museum, Rockland, free. 701-7627. Bring an instrument or just come to listen. 2 to 4 p.m. today.

Cullu Reggae Sundays, Porthole Restaurant, Portland, $3, all ages. 780-6533. 4 to 8 p.m. today.

Jon Shain, acoustic blues and folk, PineCrest Inn, Gorham, Gorham. 839-5843. 2 p.m. today.

Summer Sunday Jazz Brunch, guitarist Max Rowe, Cafe Cambridge, South Portland. 899-1884. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Summer bandstand concerts, Blue Willow Band, six-piece rhythm and blues and jazz, Bethel Common, rain location is Bingham Auditorium on 45 Church St., free. 824-3575. 4 p.m. today. Through Aug. 28.

Brian Patricks, acoustic rock, covers and originals, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 5:30 p.m. today.

The Benny Sharoni Quartet, Bar Harbor Jazz Festival show, Agamont Park, Bar Harbor. 2 p.m. today.

Beatles For Sale — The Tribute, tickets available at the Comedy Connection box office in Portland or via bookagig@beatlesforsale.net, Casablanca Cruises, Portland, $15, 21-plus. 1:30 p.m. today.

Jonathan Sarty CD-release show, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. Doors at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. today.

Robin Jellis, cello, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

The Mousam River Ramblers, bluegrass, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m. today.

Wetlands Jam: Blues and Roots Music Picnic and Barbecue, Tab Benoit, MIchael Doucet, Christine Ohlman, Sarah and the Tall Boys, Sean Mencher, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick, $30. wetlandsjam.com. 1 to 6:30 p.m. today.

Ward MacDonald and Dr. Ellen MacPhee, fiddle and small pipes, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. today.

Summer concert series, Boghat, traditional Irish dance music trio, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $10/$5, under 5 free. 642-3743. 7 p.m. Monday.

Open Mic with Alec Wall, acoustic music, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 7 to 11 p.m. Monday.

Havana Nights summer series, Primo Cubano, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough. 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 30.

Justin Townes Earle, with Shovels and Rope ( Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent), Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15-$30, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Jeff Kilton, acoustic rock and reggae, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Downeast Brass Quintet, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $18. 583-6747. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Concert series, J.J. Chaisson, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Weekly Old-Time Music Jam, 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, Heart of Maine Chorus, Bangor Public Library, free. bpl.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Auburn Community Concert Band, “Greatest Hits,” Festival Plaza, Auburn, Free. 333-6601, ext. 2108. 7 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Music on the Mall, Bath Municipal Band, Brunswick, free. 729-4439. 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 31.

David Beam and the Custom House Gang, blues and Americana, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 31.

Poor Howard, classic blues tunes, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donation. 541-9024. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Standard Issue, jazz piano trio playing music from the Great American Songbook, Grace Restaurant, Portland. restaurantgrace.com. 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

JJ Chaisson’s PEI Kitchen Party, traditional and contemporary fiddle music from Prince Edward Island, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival, camping available, Litchfield Fairgrounds, Litchfield, $10-$70. blisteredfingers.com. 5 p.m. Thursday; noon Friday; 10 a.m. Saturday.

Iris Dement, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. Rescheduled from May 12, 8 p.m. (doors open for dinner at 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.

Hot Summer Nights music series, 1st annual Lantern Fest with PBandJ, Central School, South Berwick, free/donation. 384-5846. 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Holy Mackerels, acoustic duo, King Eider’s Pub, Damariscotta. kingeiderspub.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Songwriters by the Sea: Danielle Miraglia and Paddy Mills, acoustic folk, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $10. 766-4421. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

N.E. Town, acoustic rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 874-2639. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Jimmy Dority, piano, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Kate Schrock, piano-based jazz, rock, gospel, reggae and dance hall music, Dufresne Plaza, Lewiston, free. 782-7228. 6 p.m. Friday.

Iris Dement, country-folk, rescheduled from May 13, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50-$42.50, all ages. 646-4777. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

This Way, with Miss Tess, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, acoustic quartet, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection, fiddle tunes and traditional bluegrass instrumentals and vocals, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene, free. 946-5311. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

Andi Fawcett, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Craig Bickhardt and Maine Songwriters in the Round, Brad Strause, Phil Daligan and Ronda Dale, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $15. 615-3609. 8 p.m. Friday.

Geoff Zimmerman, urban folk music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Jen Chapin Trio, urban folk-soul, Hannah Christianson opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12-$15. 761-1757. 8 p.m. Friday.

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, State Theatre, Portland, all ages, $30-$40. (800) 745-3000; statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Liva Jazz Supper Club, contemporary and classic jazz, Zachery’s, 81 Riverside St., no cover, 21-plus. 774-5601. 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series at the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Wells Harbor Community Park, free. Anni Clark, singer-songwriter, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, rain location is the Ward Gym at Wells Junior High School on Route 1.

Zach Zaitlin and Clara Berry, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters featuring dobroist Roger Williams, contemporary acoustic country and bluegrass, Wayside Grange Hall, Dexter, $10. 924-8813. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sweet Wednesday, folk rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Local Circus, danceable rhythms and strong melodies, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Time Out Pub’s Sunset Blues Cruise with Ana Popovic, Middle Pier, Rockland, $30. 596-6055. Aboard the MV Monhegan, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

The Living Room Series: Portland Rockers Go Acoustic, Dave Gutter, Zach Jones and Dave Dean Ford, The Hive, Kennebunk, $8, 21-plus. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Session Americana and Kris Delmhorst, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, 20. stonemountain artscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Gilbert and Sullivan a la Carte,” variety of solo and ensemble songs, Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor, $10. gilbertsullivanmaine.org. 8:15 p.m. Saturday.

Outdoors

Tour de Farms, bicycle tours of varying lengths and local food barbecue, Morris Farm, Wiscasset, $10-$40. 882-4080. Today.

Pro Sports

Portland Sea Dogs, Minor League baseball, Hadlock Field, Portland, $7-$9. portlandseadogs.com. Binghamton, 1 p.m. today; Harrisburg, 7 p.m. Monday, 6 p.m. Tuesday, noon Wednesday.

Special Events

Lighthouse tours, one of only 40 caisson-style lighthouses in the U.S.; must be over 55 inches tall; cancelled in rain or fog, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, $5, under 14 free. 699-2676. springpointlight.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday.

Native American-English Relationships in the 17th Century, living history interpretation by Ken Hamilton, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. 677-2423. 1 to 4 p.m. today.

Sunday Walking Tour: “Brunswick Women’s History,” tour of Bowdoin College, Federal Street and Maine Street highlighting the lives and accomplishments of Phebe Upham, Fanny Chamberlain, Josephine Peary, former slave Phebe Ann Jacobs and Harriet Beecher Stowe, led by USM Prof. Polly Kaufman, Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick, free, pre-registration required. 729-6606. 3 p.m. today.

Tribute: Around Alone an American Promise — Remember Dodge Morgan, Maine Maritime Museum tribute to Dodge Morgan’s solo-circumnavigation of the globe, includes screening of “Around Alone,” the documentary of his trip. Members of his team and others he inspired will share reflections, and his vessel, American Promise, will be dockside for touring, Portland Company Marine Complex, Portland, $15-$20. mainemaritimemuseum.org. 4 p.m. today.

MS Harborfest Regatta and Shoreside Festival, lobster boat races, tugboat muster and shoreside festival, Parade of Sail at 10:45 a.m. starts at Handy Boat Services in Falmouth and continues into Portland Harbor, regatta at 12:30 p.m., barbecue and awards at 6:30 p.m., supports the fight against multiple sclerosis, Fort Allen Park, Portland. eventmam.nationalmssociety.org. Today.

Geocaching Festival, activities suitable for players of varying skill levels, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. 236-2239. 1 to 3 p.m. today.

Screening of “Mother Nature’s Child” and talk by David Sobel, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, free. 633-4333. 3 to 5 p.m. today.

The Dutch in Maine: Pemaquid’s New York Connection Revisted, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, lecture by historical archaeologist Dr. Neill DePaoli, New Harbor, $5, free to members. 677-2423. Monday.

Composer’s Chat, Salt Bay Chamberfest visiting composer Tamar Muskal, Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 522-3749. 4 p.m. Monday.

“The Modern Realism of Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth,” presentation by art historian John Wildmerding, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. coa.edu. 5 p.m. Monday.

Living History Tours, circa 1870, Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Livermore, $10, $25 family rate. 897-4366. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Phippsburg Historical Society annual Meeting, with speaker Christopher Sewall, “Fisherman, Farmers and Indians Too: a Brief History of Hermit Island at Small Point,” Phippsburg Sportsmens Club, Phippsburg. 443-6309. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

“Alive for $5,” Yoyo People, one-hour family program includes “Talk Back” with the performer, Stonington Opera House. 367-2788. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 31.

Wood Island Lighthouse tours, Wood Island Lighthouse, Biddeford, $10, reservations required. 286-3229. 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Maine-ly Harmony Women’s Chorus a Cappella Singing Classes, girls and women of all ages are welcome to learn the barbershop style of four-part harmony, Kennebec Valley YMCA, Augusta, free. 582-5523. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Lively Lunches at Johnson Hall Mini-Park, Rick Adam, one-man band, music and comedy, Johnson Hall, Gardiner, free. 582-7144. Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.

“Autographs Tell a Story,” Judith Richardson, local historian, Illustrated program, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $5. 766-3330. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Annual Lawn Party, yard sale, games, raffles, baked good, novelties and more, St. Peter’s Catholic Church, East Millinocket. 746-5359. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. 6 p.m. spaghetti supper.

Composer’s Chat, Salt Bay Chamberfest visiting composer Pierre Jalbert, Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 522-3749. 4 p.m. Thursday.

“You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” musical based on the comic strip, Studio 48 Performing Arts Center, Brunswick, $15. 590-7276. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illness, slide-talk by Dr. Bea Szantyr, Rockland Library, free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Black Holes, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $4-$6. 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Historic walking tour, historian Earle G. Shettleworth Jr., leads a tour beginning at Castle Tucker and ending in the solarium and garden of the Nickels-Sortwell House; registration required, Castle Tucker, Wiscasset, $30. 882-7169. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Maine’s “Red Hat Hoot” Weekend, assorted events for Red Hatters and Pink Hatters, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, $100. 671-1373. Friday through Aug. 28.

Hunting Expo, vendors, demonstrations, hands-on activities and more, L.L. Bean Retail Store, Freeport. llbean.com. Friday.

Interact with 17th-Century Pirates, historical interpreters Greg Latimer and Jim Nelson, children are invited to join Dixie Bull’s pirate crew, learn about pirate lore and make their own pirate gear, treasure hunt included, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. 677-2423. 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday; rain date Aug. 28.

Maine Wood Carvers and Wildlife Art annual Show and Competition, Augusta Armory, Augusta, $4, under 18 free. mainewoodcarvers.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The Great North Yarmouth Air Show, air guitar contest, a big h-air competition, an all-ages Zumba air-robics spree, diaper derby and bucket brigade, Village Green Park, Yarmouth, free. 595-2997. Parade starts at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Theater

“The Wiz,” 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.

“Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily,” mystery-comedy, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somesville, $18-$23, under 16 $10. 244-7260. 8:15 p.m. today and Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 4.

“Murder a la Moliere,” dinner theater, murder mystery with music from the 1970s, Carousel Music Theater, Boothbay Harbor, $36, includes meal and show. 633-5297. 6:30 p.m. today and Tuesday through Saturday. Through Aug. 28.

“Monsters! the Musical,” comic musical, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25, $15 for students. 583-6747. 2 p.m. today.

“Seussical the Musical,” Windham Center Stage Theatre, Windham, $7. 893-2098. 4 p.m. today.

“How to Eat Like a Child and Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown-up,” family musical, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $5-$10. 642-3743. 2 p.m. today.

“The Passion of the Hausfrau,” one-woman show with Beth Welden on the hilarious misadventures of a mom, Freeport Factory Stage, Freeport, $12-$15. 865-5505. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

“Switch Triptych,” set in New York City in 1919 at Bell Atlantic’s switchboard exchange, presented by Big Picture Group, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), Portland, $15. 751-8815. 2 p.m. today; 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Aug. 28.

“Harriet the Spy,” Theater Project, Brunswick, $6. 729-8584. Presented by Young People’s Theater Camp, 2:30 p.m. today.

“Beauty and the Beast,” performance for children, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $8-$12. 725-8769. msmt.org. 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Monday.

“I Left My Heart,” a musical Tribute to Tony Bennett, Three Young Tenors, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $28-$39. 985-5552. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Sept. 3.

“The Fantasticks,” musical comedy, Poland Spring Inn, Poland Spring, $10. 8 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 30.

“Breakfast with Mary,” a haunting comedy, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $20, $10 for students. 583-6747. 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

“Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington,” Margaret Chase Smith portrayed by Sally Jones, Stonington Opera House, $10-$15, free for island students. 367-2788. 7 p.m. Thursday.

“And Then There Were None,” Agatha Christie thriller, mystery in which the guests on a remote island are killed off one by one, presented by Gaslight Theater, Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Sept. 3.

“The Soiree,” one-woman theatrical party with Amanda Huorati, Celebration Barn Theater, South Paris, $12-$14, $8 for students. 743-8452. 8 p.m. Friday.