Art

Jason Larkin: “Past Perfect,” photography exhibit, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $10-$12, under 16 free. 596-6457; farnsworthmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Nov. 27.

“Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places,” photographs, $10-$12, under 16 free. 596-6457; farnsworthmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; until 8 p.m. Wednesday.

“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 Thursday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 10.

“Second Show,” work of 20 member artists, Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, Harpswell. 371-2015. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Wednesday.

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

Kathleen Fox, paintings of fishermen, lobster boats and scenes of the St. George area, Ocean View Grange, St. George. 372-8863. mainewatercolors.biz. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.

“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 from 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.

“The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States,” collection of drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints, 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. 859-5600; colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

“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.

Elise Ansel, Kate Emlen and Tom Glover: “Three Views,” landscapes, seascapes, still lifes and abstracts, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519; thosmoser.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.

Inka Essenhigh and Richard Van Buren: “(un) Natural Splendor,” 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.

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

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 Wednesday.

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

“Celebrating a Gift: The Norma B. Marin Photography Collection,” Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 859-5609; colby.edu. 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; colby.edu. 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, 15 and under $2. 288-3519. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 30.

The Jar Project, 60 art-filled jars, 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. today through Wednesday.

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. today through Wednesday.

“The Aged and Unknown,” works by R. Keith Rendall, printmaker, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today.

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.

“The World Around You,” open juried annual summer show, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

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.

“Travels Over the Seas: Italy, France and Beyond,” recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings and 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.

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

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

“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. Monday and Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Sept. 11.

Peggy Farrell and Bruce Babb, new works: 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. Through Nov. 27.

Nancy Wilson Fulton: “House Falls Beautiful,” photograph exhibit, 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,” original artworks of Maine artists selected by juror Joan Plummer, A.W.S., Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 18.

“CRAFTS of the Land and Sea,” a fine-craft exhibition of recent work by eight Maine artisans, Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Oct. 21.

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. today through Wednesday.

“Rally,” juried show whose artists explore identity, memory, erasure, projected narrative and image, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. 699-5029; meca.edu. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 9.

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

Denise Rankins and Pande Stevens, paintings, Pemaquid Art Gallery, Pemaquid. pemaquidartgallery.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Oct. 10.

Gallery Talk with Ethan Hayes-Chute and Paul Oberst, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, $5. 236-2875. 4 p.m. today.

“Paint, Metal and Mud,” group show, Pamela Hansen, Mary Hall, Bill Hallett and Susan Atwater, River Arts Gallery II, Damariscotta. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Sept. 7.

“Maine Landscape,” group show, River Arts, Damariscotta. 563-1507. Noon to 4 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

“Jazz,” new series of paintings by John Vander based on jazz, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

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.

“New Dawn Fades,” photographs by Thomas Hager reflecting Hager’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.

“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.

“French Silk,” 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 Wednesday.

Larinda Meade, printmaker, Finance Authority of Maine (FAME, Augusta. (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 Wednesday.

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

“East Meets West,” Japanese textile art by Kathy Goddu, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. 729-9108. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

“Graphite,” sculpture and drawings from 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,” 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. (artist reception 5 to 7 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 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 12:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

“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. Monday through Saturday.

“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.

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

“Sicilia,” photographs taken in Italy in the spring of 2011 taken by Grapheteria owners, Grapheteria Gallery, Portland. 772-3709. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 31.

“Mostly Maine,” acrylic paintings on canvas by Betsy Elliman, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 846-4763. 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 through Saturday.

Mildred Johnson and Edward Mackenzie, assemblage artists, Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick. 373-9300. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Scott Davis, paintings, Wallwork Gallery, Rockport. (617) 990-6304. Noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Oct. 1.

“Pioneers: Quilt Art,” Elizabeth Busch, Susan Carlson, Stephanie Green Levy and Mary Allen Chaisson, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. 721-0678. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 1.

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 and Wednesday.

“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, donation. 967-2751. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Through Oct. 7.

“A League of Our Own,” etchings, photography, colored porcelain by selected League of New Hampshire Craftsmen artists who reside in Kittery, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. 439-5671. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 24.

“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 Thursday.

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

Quilling by Christine Anderson, 16th-century art form, religious documents 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, styles and subjects, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

“Healing Sutras,” Erin Endicott Chellis Wilson Studio, Portland. Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

“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.

“Drawing the Line #7,” Susan Groce, Kimberly Convery, Ken Greenleaf and Robin Mandel, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 24.

“Intention and Accident,” paintings and prints by Kate Doyle, 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. 27.

“Through the Ages: 75 Years at the Brick Store Museum,” significant moments in the museum’s history with some of the collection’s most interesting objects, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, $5. 985-4802. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Ralf Feyl: “Threshold,” new oil paintings, 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.

“Table of Contents,” paintings by Richard Brown Lethem, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday; noon to 8 p.m. Friday. 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.

“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.

Wednesday Night Art Series, painter Tom Curry, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth, free. 667-6611. 6 p.m. Wednesday. Through Sept. 21.

Terry Hilt, Susan Shatter and Andrea Sulzer, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 8.

Juried Art Show, photography and artisans’ work, Lajos Matolcsy Arts Gallery, Norway. 739-6161. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

“Gunpowder and Fireworks,” drawings by Mark Kelly, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 2.

Works by impressionist artist Candasa Edwards Epstein, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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.

“Life Is Just a Chair of Bowlies,” Nan Kilbourn-Tara on her favorite form, the bowl, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Scenes from Maine,” new and recent works by Portland artist Jay LaBrie, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Out of the Ordinary,” fall show, guest artist Kim Bernard, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday. 2 to 7 p.m. Friday (opening reception 5 to 7 p.m.); 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

“Intercambio: Interplays and Exchanges,” sculpture, printmaking and mixed-media work by Suzanne Hunt, Larinda Meade and Lizz Sinclair, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 773-4773. 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday; 1 to 8 p.m. Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 30.

Droge and Lash, paintings by Michel Droge and sculpture by Robert Lash, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Noon to 6 p.m. Friday (reception 5 to 8 p.m.); noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 24.

First Fridays at the Farnsworth, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, free. 596-6457; farnsworthmuseum.org. During First Fridays, the museum will open its galleries for free of to the public from 5 to 8 p.m.

“Still Life in Variation,” by Grant Drumheller, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 1.

“seductive/CONCERT,” photographs by Ruth Sylmor and paintings by Ronnie Wilson, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. 450-8499. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.

“Trees: In a Different Light,” by Susan Elliot, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. 774-5948. Artists’ social, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

“The Art of the Still Life,” featuring the work of 20 contemporary artists, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Artists reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Art Openings

Jean Swan Gordon: Ink Line and Watercolor Portraits of Flowers, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, free. 633-4333. Reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

First Friday Art Walk, self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues on the first Friday of every month, various locations, Portland, free. firstfridayartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Photographs by Mariah K. Brinton, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. stlawrencearts.org. Open house artist reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Karen Woods: Water Views in Pastel,” Hope.Gate.Way, Portland. 899-2435. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

First Friday Exhibit: Portraits Group Show by Mayo Street Arts artists in residence, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Traveling Across America,” paintings and pastels by Barabara Traficonte, Lajos Matolcsy Arts Gallery, Norway. 739-6161. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

“6/6/6, An Exhibition that Created Itself Through Connectivity,” works by six artists, Gallery 37-A, Portland. thirtysevana.com. Opening reception, 6 to 10 p.m. Friday.

Marin Magat, author of “May Your Jar Always be Full” and “Let Me Tell You About Our First Year,” Constellation Gallery, Portland. 252-9520. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; children’s opening reception, 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday.

“Echo Garden,” Christian Farnsworth photography exhibit, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. Opening reception. 5 p.m. Friday.

Auditions

“The Odd Couple,” show runs in mid-October, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale. 324-9273. All parts are open. Cold script readings will be done at auditions. 5 to 10 p.m. today.

“Meet Me in St. Louis,” Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. 329-0565. Noon to 5 p.m. today.

Disney’s “Mulan,” show runs Oct. 21-30, Waldo Theater, Waldoboro. 832-6060. Ages 9-16, 3 to 5 p.m. today.

Musica de Filia Fall 2011 Semester, women and girls choral group, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. 807-2158. 6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. Saturday.

St. Cecilia Chamber Choir , St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Newcastle. 380-2768. All voice parts for the coming season. Call for time slot Thursday through Saturday.

“The Jungle Book, Youth Voices on Stage” and “Santa’s Reindeer Revue,” Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. 828-1234, Ext. 247. Ages 11 to 17. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Benefits

Maine Meets Maui: A Luau at the Gardens, party with food, music, silent and live auctions, raffles and more, benefit for the gardens, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $75, $60 for members, $25 for kids. 633-4333. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today.

Second annual “Paint the ‘Bunk” art sale, 100 pieces of original art will be sold for $200 each, benefits Heartwood College of Art in Kennebunk, Brick Store Museum Program Center, Kennebunk. 985-0985. 4 to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Almost Labor Day Auction, benefits the museum, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, $50-$135. ogunquitmuseum.org. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Fundraising auction, gift certificates to businesses in Sanford and many other items and gifts, Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale. sanfordmainestage.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Books and Authors

Louise Penny, author of “A Trick of the Light,” Kennebooks, Kennebunk. 967-6136. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Andrew Vietze, author of “Becoming Teddy Roosevelt,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, free. MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. Noon Wednesday.

Maine author K. Stephens, author of “Between Fact and Fiction: The Subculture of Maine Lobstermen,” Jackson Memorial Library, Tenants Harbor. 372-8961. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Brown Bag Lecture series, Paul Doiron, “Trespasser,” one-hour program, bring your own lunch, Portland Public Library, free. 871-1710. Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Jim Witherell, author of the biographical “L. L. Bean: The Man and His Company,” Owl & Turtle Bookstore, Camden. 2 p.m. Saturday.

Sandra Garson, author of “How to Fix a Leek: and Other Foods from Your Farmers’ Market,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. Noon Saturday.

Classical Music

Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $20-$30. 374-2203. Concert of Beethoven, Respighi and Dvorak. 4 p.m. today.

DaPonte String Quartet, wide variety of music with guest artists, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25, under 21 free. 633-4333. 7:30 p.m. Monday. Through Oct. 9.

Chamber music recital, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, free. 967-9120. Trio Cleonice, violinist Ari Isaacman-Beck, cellist Gwen Krosnick and pianist Emely Phelps. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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

Trio Cleonice, violinist Ari Isaacman-Beck, cellist Gwen Krosnick and pianist Emely Phelps. Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. 646-5139. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

First Chair All Stars, first-chair musicians from some of the nation’s top orchestras perform chamber music masterworks, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $25-$50, 18 and under $8. 236-2823; baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Chamber ME Classical Music Series, string trio music by Beethoven and Sauzay, Freeport Community Center, free. 251-1953. 11 a.m. Friday.

Chamber ME Classical Music Series, string trio music by Beethoven and Sauzay, State Street Church, Portland, free. 251-1953. 5 p.m. Friday.

Chamber ME Classical Music Series, string trio music by Beethoven and Sauzay, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, free. 967-9120. Noon Saturday.

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.

Bob Marley, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $25. 774-4527; thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m. (doors 6:30) Friday.

Comedy showcase, Comedy Connection, Portland, $7.50-$15, 18-plus or 16-plus with parent. mainecomedy.com. Bill Campbell with Johnny Cail and Matt D., 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Tim Sample, Maine humorist, Camden Opera House, $10. 236-4406. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dance

Contra Dance, caller Rickey Holt, bring clean non-street shoes for dancing, Falmouth Congregational Church, Falmouth, $5-$10, under 5 free. 756-2201. 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

Fairs/Festivals

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

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

Where the Music Meets the Sea Bluegrass Festival, Manic Mountain Boys, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, Jerks of Grass, Karl Shiflett and many more, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick, $35-$120, under 12 free. thomaspointbeach.com/events. 3 p.m. Friday; noon Saturday.

Art demonstrations and music fair, music from the Greenfields, Waterfront Park, Boothbay Harbor, free. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (rain date Sept. 4).

Films

Summer Film Series, York Public Library, free. 363-2818. “Barney’s Version” (2010), 7 p.m. today.

Space Gallery Weekend at the Saco Drive-In, “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” and “Aliens,” Saco Drive-In Theater, $15 per carload. 284-1016. Gates open at 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, $2 for ages 6-17. 774-1822. 2 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

“I’m With You,” Red Hot Chili Peppers cinematic concert, Brunswick 10, $20. 798-3996. 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

Art Videos at the Gallery, “Painters and Painting: A History of the New York Art Scene,” Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Sept. 7.

“Up Up, Down Down,” coming-of-age story by Portland filmmaker Allen Baldwin, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $5. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Food and Drink

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

Portland Brew Festival, more than 25 brewers and food vendors, spotlight on regional beers and home brewing. Tickets at portlandbrewfestival.event

brite.com, The Portland Company Marine Complex, Portland, $30, 21-plus. Noon to 3:30 p.m. and 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

For Children

“Pippi Longstocking’s Musical Adventure,” 2011 children’s theater season, Ogunquit Playhouse, $10. 800-982-2787. 10 a.m. today.

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; sacomuseum.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. Through Sept. 4.

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

Music

Lissa Schneckenburger and Bethany Waickman, fiddle music with vocals and guitar, Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch, Auburn, free. 782-7228. 2 p.m. today.

Sacred Harp Singing and potluck supper, St. Paul’s Union Chapel, Waldoboro. 721-9732. 2 to 5 p.m. today.

Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival, camping available, Litchfield Fairgrounds, Litchfield, $10-$70. blisteredfingers.com. 9 a.m. today.

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

Buckethead, hard rock, State Theatre, Portland, $22-$25, general admission, all ages. (800) 745-3000; statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. today.

Lady Zen, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco, free. 571-9648. 8 to 11 p.m. today.

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

Steven Page with the Jay Baird Band, former lead singer for the band Barenaked Ladies, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $20. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 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, guitarist Bill Docos, jazz fusion, Bethel Common, Bethel, rain location is Bingham Auditorium on 45 Church St., free. 824-3575. 4 p.m. today.

John Hasnip, acoustic folk-alternative, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 5:30 p.m. today.

Pickle Jar Defenders, old-time Americana, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

Pianists Warren King and David Phil, “One Piano, Four Hands,” benefits Animal Welfare Society, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $5. 967-3331. 5 to 6 p.m. today.

Thomas Snow Jazz Quartet, proceeds to the Joan Beaudry Educational Fund, Thornton Academy Garland Auditorium, Saco, $10-$15, kids free. 284-4754. 7 p.m. today.

Open mic with Alec Wall, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 7 to 11 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.

The Tartan Terrors, Celtic music, comedy and dance, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley, $20-$25. 864-5000. rangeleymovies.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Mike Krapovicky, acoustic rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Ragtime pianist Bob Milne, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $17/$22. 633-5159. 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7) Wednesday.

Weekly old-time music jam, old-time Appalachian music, bring an instrument or just listen, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 899-3529. localsprouts.coop. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Marcia Ball, blues singer and pianist, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $27.50-$37.50. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, acoustic trio, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Music on the Mall, Cathie Stebbins Trio, Brunswick Mall, free. 729-4439. 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Richard Thompson, with special guest Robin Lane, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, $39. heptunesconcerts.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Summer music concert series, soulful jazz from Augusta natives the Chas Lester Duo, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. 626-2415. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Country Bluegrass, with several groups performing, cabins available, F.A.R.M. Park, Fort Fairfield. 227-6242; countrybluegrass.com. Thursday through Saturday.

The Tartan Terrors, Celtic music, comedy and dance, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, 20. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Ari Jacobson, acoustic folk-rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Day for Night, country music harmonies from Gretchen Schaefer and Doug Hubley, Blue, Portland, donation. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Raul Malo, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. (Doors 6 p.m.) Friday.

Primo Cubano, Cuban music dance party, The Hive, Kennebunk, $8-$10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Village Coffee House, with the Breezemeere Bottom Boys, Rebecca Wing, jazz vocals and Liz Matta, saxophonist, New Gloucester Congregational Church, $10. villagecoffeehouse.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $40. stonemountainartscenter.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner, show at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series, America, classic rock, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series at the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Legacy Swing Band, classic big band, Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells, free, rain location is the Ward Gym in Wells Junior High School, Route 1. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills, $12-$14, children under 12 free. 929-6472. Irish ballads and rousing pub songs, sing-alongs and hot-picking instrumentals, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Rizing Tide, rock covers, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland, free. 874-2639. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Gordon Bok, singer-songwriter, with Carol Rohl, Congregational Church of Bristol, $15. 563-3763. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pro Sports

Portland Sea Dogs, Minor League baseball, Hadlock Field, Portland, $7-$9. portlandseadogs.com. New Hampshire, 7 p.m. Friday; 6 p.m. Saturday.

Special Events

Midcoast Auto Show, annual event with several classes, Tainter/Kelley Field, Bath, $3 to view, $10 to exhibit car. 443-8360. 8 to 10 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. show today.

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

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.

The Great North Yarmouth Air Show, Air Guitar contest, a Big H-AIR competition, all-ages Zumba Air-Robics spree, diaper derby and bucket brigade, Village Green Park, Yarmouth, free. 595-2997. 2 p.m. today.

Down East Country Music Association 31st Annual Awards Show, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls, $7, 12 and under $2. 674-3104. Noon today.

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

Spirits Alive Tours of the Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $7, under 12 free. spiritsalive.org. 1:15 p.m. today at the Congress Street gate.

Breakfast by the Sea, pancakes, eggs, ham, baked beans, juice and coffee, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $7, under 10 $4. 766-3330. 8 to 11 a.m. today.

“Longfellow and Bull: The Virtuoso and the Poet,” lecture and concert, Charles Kaufman explores the friendship of violin virtuoso Ole Bull with the poet Longfellow, Hiram Historical Society, free. 625-4762. 2:30 p.m. today.

Bess the Book Bus, mobile literacy unit, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336, Ext. 111. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.

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

“Alive for $5,” one-hour family program includes “Talk Back” with the performer, Don Roy Quartet, Franco-American music, Stonington Opera House. 367-2788. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Maine-ly Harmony Women’s Chorus a Cappella Singing Classes, girls and women of all ages 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.

Tate House Museum Architecture Tours, 90-minute tours, Portland, $6-$8, kids $3. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Parker Laite slide-talk on the history of harvesting seaweed for marine colloids, Rockland Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

155th birthday celebration for Louise Helen Coburn, founder of History House, Skowhegan History House, free. 474-6632. 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday.

Mollie Tucker’s Kitchen — An Insider’s View, reservations required, Castle Tucker, Wiscasset, $15, $10 for members. 882-7169. 10 a.m. Thursday.

LIT: “Brecht,” a literary happening curated by Portland poet and theater reviewer Megan Grumbling, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $5-$10 suggested. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Library of Congress traveling “Gateway to Knowledge” exhibit, high-quality facsimiles of many of the library’s top treasures, Monument Square, Portland, free. 871-1700. Noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Full Dome Double Feature: “Two Small Pieces of Glass” and “IBEX,” shows about the history and science of telescopes and solar system’s outer edge, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $5-$6. 780-4249. 7 and 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Camden Windjammer Festival, maritime heritage fair, contradance, dinner acution, talent show and fireworks, Camden Harbor. camdenwindjammerfestival.com. Noon Friday; 7 a.m. Saturday.

Rockhounder’s Gem and Mineral Show, annual gem and mineral show with demonstrations and displays, jewelry, gems and fossils, National Guard Armory, Augusta. 873-6270. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

New Gloucester History Barn open house, historic photos of Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village farm, New Gloucester Historical Society’s History Barn, free. 926-3188. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Old Fort Western Historical Interpreters, tours and demonstrations, Old Fort Western, Augusta, $4-$6. 626-2385. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Theater

“The 39 Steps,” Hitchcock who-done-it comedy, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $21-$29.50, 20 and under $12. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“And Then There Were None,” Agatha Christie mystery; presented by Gaslight Theater, Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

“I Left my Heart,” a musical tribute to Tony Bennett, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $28-$39. 985-5552; arundelbarnplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. today through Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 8 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily,” smart and funny new mystery, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somesville, $18-$23, under 16 $10. 244-7260. 8:15 p.m. today 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.

“Breakfast with Mary,” a haunting comedy, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $20, students $10. 583-6747. 2 p.m. today.

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

“Legally Blonde the Musical,” with Becky Gulsvig, Michael Rupoer and Sally Struthers, Ogunquit Playhouse, $49-$76.50. 646-5511; ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 and 7 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 17.

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

Portland Playback Improv Theater, theme: “What Happened at Work,” Community Television Network (CTN), Portland, $5. portlandplayback.com. 7:30 Friday.

“Pinkaliscious,” for children, Ogunquit Playhouse, $15-$19. 646-5511; ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10 a.m. Saturday. 

Workshops

Two-day workshop in traditional portraiture, oil painting with Maine portrait artist Mary Cupp, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, $150. 882-7511. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Lofting Made Easy, the process of lofting small craft will be explained thoroughly in plain understandable words, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $125, $100 for members. MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

“Choices for Sustainable Living,” explores the meaning of sustainable living and the connections between lifestyle choices and their impact, First Universalist Church of Auburn, Auburn, $5. 783-0461. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.