Art

“Another Part of Me,” works of art by staff and faculty, University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford. une.edu. Through April 2.

“As High as Heaven,” paintings and drawings by Monroe artist Kenny Cole, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through April 21.

“Are You Really My Friend?”, photographs by Tanya Alexa Hollander of her Facebook friends, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148; portlandmuseum.org. Through June 17.

“Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist,” drawings, prints, pastels, photographs and sculptures, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6418; portlandmuseum.org. Through May 28.

Pottery by Barbara Michelena, Hanako Kanazato and George Pearlman, Craft, Camden. craftonelm.com. Through May 1.

“Singular: Ten Artists’ Portraits of Objects,” Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art). 935-9232. Ends today.

“The Good Ole Days — Men and Their Tools,” 19th-century tools used by surveyor Levi Weston, a Skowhegan History House traveling display, Somerset Sports and Fitness Center, Scarborough. skowheganhistoryhouse.org. Through April 10.

“James Ensor: ‘Scenes de la vie du Christ,’ ” lithographs, and “Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments,” paintings, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. bates.edu/museum.xml. Ends today.

Michael Bell-Smith, lo-fi environments, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. 699-5029. Through April 8.

“In a State of Becoming,” Inuit art from the collection of Rabbi Harry Sky, Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/arctic-musem. Ongoing.

“Trucks and Landscapes,” new paintings by Kevin Beers, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through March 30.

“Viewpoints,” new work by painters Eric Hopkins, James Mullen and Colin Page, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. Through May 1.

Selections from the Elmer Montgomery Collection and Selections from “The Atlantic Fisherman,” two exhibits with boats and the sea as their subjects, University of Maine (Hutchinson Center), Belfast. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through April 30.

“Painting in Normandy and Beyond,” paintings and photographs by six local artists on holiday in Europe, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. 846-7777. Through March 30.

Artisans Collective mixed-media show, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, photographs, floor cloths, pottery, collage cards, jewelry and scarves, The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 846-7967. Through March 30.

Portland Camera Club exhibit, featuring Paul Schreiber and Mike Cullivan, South Portland Public Library. portlandcameraclub.org. Ends Monday.

Youth Art Month exhibition, art by Maine students, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through April 1.

Sixth Annual Biennial Invitational, more than 50 artists on the theme of “Portland,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. Through April 27.

“44N 69W: Radius Belfast,” Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through March 31.

“Print/Counter-Print,” works by members of Peregrine Press, Zea Mays Printmaking and MECA, Rose Contemporary, Portland. peregrinepress.com. Through March 30.

Retrospective: 20th-Century Peaks Island Art, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through Saturday.

“Assembly Line,” work of Barbara Bean, Maureen Block, Terry Grasse and Ann Slocum, Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery. topshamlibrary.org. Through March 27.

“Attach,” new drawings by Amy Ray, 3 Fish Gallery, Portland. 773-4773. Through March 30.

“Reflections,” sea-inspired oil paintings and metallic driftwood sculptures by Ellen Thayer, The Salt Exchange, Portland. thesaltexchange.net. Through April 30.

“Madness Immemorial: A Tribute to H.P. Lovecraft,” art by Brandon Kawashima and Michelle Souliere, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through March 30.

“Layers of Meaning,” mixed-media by Debra Arter, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. 729-9108. Through March 29.

“Portraits,” photographs by Sally Dennison and Mat Thorne, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through March 31.

“Springtime Floriade,” multi-disciplinary show, Chocolate Church Art Gallery, Bath. chocolatechurcharts.org. Through April 20.

“Little House Meets Little Dog,” paintings by Melissa Capuano, Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through March 30.

“MERC: Mainers Recycling Cardboard,” Engine, Biddeford Arts. feedtheengine.org. Through March 30.

“Painters, Players and Poets,” “Branching Out: Water” and “Gardiner Area Artists,” Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through March 27.

New Work by Obie Buell, Susie Stevenson, Susan Hutton and Annette Kearney, stone angel sculptures, mermaids and rugs, mixed-metal pendants, and fused glass, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through March 30.

“Night Studies,” small works by Christina Goodwin, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. arthousepictureframes.com. Through March 24.

“The Myths,” photographs portraying evolving roles of women, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through April 3.

“A Year of New Work,” paintings by Neil Wyrick, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through March 30.

Marguerite Robichaux, Hugh Verrier and John Orcutt, landscape paintings, paper bird sculptures and nature photography, Schoolhouse Gallery, Kingfield. schoolhousegallery.com. Through March 28.

“Young at Art,” a showcase of art by students in grades K-8, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through March 31.

Altered Book Exhibition, pieces produced in Margo Ogden’s Workshop, Hubbard Free Library, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through March 28.

Lisa Dombek, paintings and mixed media, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. stlawrencearts.org. Through March 30.

“Visual Poetry: A Painting Show,” Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). portlandlibrary.com. Through April 2.

“The Art of the Needle,” needlepoint tapestries by Jill Vendituoli, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Through April 23.

Alison Hill, Brita Holmquist, Margaret Ryan and Margareta McDonald, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through April 7.

“Playing Around: Art of the Imagination,” 96 works by 46 artists in various media, River Arts, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. Through March 28.

“Open Spaces, Maine III,” paintings by Leslie Anderson, Ann Mohnkern and Louisa Wickard, Lofts Gallery, Portland. 773-1737. Through March 30.

“Attending to the Ordinary,” pastels by Rita Haunert, with works by Art in the Heart artists, Bangor Public Library. bpl.lib.me.us. Through April 24.

Penny Moodey, Damariscotta artist, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 563-2111. Through April 16.

“Callithump!”, an art vending machine project by Jess and Matt LeClair, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. 622-3813. Through March 31.

African wildlife, photographs by Earland Bradley, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through March 28.

“Chronology of a Life,” books, poems and publications of Georgiana Peacher, Glickman Family Library, Unum Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Portland. usm.maine.edu. Through April 30.

“The Face of the Ghetto,” pictures by Jewish photographers from the Lodz Getto 1940-1944, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. 329-9854. treeoflifemuseum.org. Through May. 1.

“Free Form Flow,” celebration of collaboration by Tim Clorius and Matt W. Moore, University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery. 778-7002. Through April 5.

“The Homestead Project: A Residence Re-imagined,” architectural designs, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Sept. 23

“My (So-Called) Teenage Life 2011-2012,” North Yarmouth Academy student photography, Clayton’s Gourmet Market & Cafe, Yarmouth. nya.org. Through April 30.

“Take to the Streets!”, photography exhibit examines Maine protest movements, Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Through March 31.

Wall sculptures by University of New England Students, made from repurposed materials and with a marine theme, Dyer Library, Saco. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through March 30.

Art Openings

“Land and Sea: Land and Seascapes in Seasons and Light,” paintings by Marlena Faxon, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 846-6264. Artist’s reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Auditions

“Rabbit Hole,” play runs June 1-10, Community Little Theatre, Auburn. laclt.com/audition. 6 p.m. today and Tuesday.

“The Last Romance,” by Joe DiPietro, comedy about love, casting two men and two women, City Theater, Biddeford. citytheater.org. 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Murder Mystery Dinner Shows, casting three men and five women ages 20s to 50s, shows are May 12 and 19, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale. sanfordmainestage.com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Benefits

“Swing into Spring,” Bonny Eagle Jazz Combo, Saco River Jazz Ensemble and Opus One Big Band, benefits Bonny Eagle High School music program, Roost Function Hall, Buxton, $10, $5 for 10 to 18, free under 10. 229-3003. 6 to 8:30 p.m. today.

7th Annual Gourmet Gala for Gary’s House, MC and auctioneer is comedian Joe Ricchio, music by Paper Street Jazz Band, live and silent auctions, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, $40. 879-3605. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Second Annual Cupcake War, benefits Maine Chapter Alzheimer’s Association, Sedgewood Commons, Falmouth, $15 per entry. 781-5775, ext. 227. Set-up at 10 a.m., judging at 11:30, winners at 2 p.m. Thursday.

“So You Think You Know Bath?”, live quiz show with teams of local historians, benefits Main Street Bath, Winter Street Center, Bath, $30. visitbath.com. 6 p.m. Friday.

Diva Night Dance and Auction, glitzy, glamorous night for women only, dancing to PB and J, music, food, prizes, silent auction, benefits South Berwick Library, The Red Barn at Outlook Farm, South Berwick, $40 includes boa, cocktail and gift bag. 384-5187. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday.

Pizza Madness, sample 14 slices from seven different pizza vendors, benefits Freeport High School Class of 2012 Project Graduation, Freeport High School, $8. 865-4706. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Ice Cream and Tea Social with the Princesses, featuring Elizabeth Tardif reading from her book “A Bunny Named Apple,” benefits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland’s Women Build Home in Freeport, Scarborough High School, $5. 837-9192. 1 to 3:30 p.m. March 25.

Bob Marley, comedy show. benefits Noble athletics, Noble High School, Berwick, $15. 676-2674. 6:30 p.m. March 25.

Soprano Christy Comeau-Pierce, works by Strauss, Cilea, Korngold, Arlen and more, with Valerie Green and Tom Wallace, benefits Cancer Community Center, State Street Church, Portland, $20. 774-2200. 3 p.m. March 25.

“Sitting Pretty: The Paddle is the Canvas,” community painting project, benefits Freeport’s Teen Center, with auctioneer John Bottero, Freeport Community Center. theportteencenter.org. 3 to 6:30 p.m. March 25.

Books and Authors

Chris Van Dusen, author of “Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit,” with Matt Tavares, author of “There Goes Ted Williams,” University of Southern Maine (Bookstore), Portland. usm.maine.edu. 2 p.m. today.

Freeport poet Ken Nye, author of “From the Heart” and “Searching for Spring,” People Plus, Brunswick. 729-0757. 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Onscreen Author Lecture Series: Edmund Morris, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award author of “Colonel Roosevelt,” recorded at the Free Library in Philadelphia, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $10, $7 seniors, $5 students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Elizabeth Peavey and Marguerite Robichaux, author and Illustrator of “Glorious Slow Going: Maine Stories of Art, Adventure and Friendship,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Classical Music

Friends of Bach, organist Helene Fortier, violinists Susan LaVerriere, Valerie Mongillo and Madeleine LeBrecque and others, fundraiser for the church’s 1905 Mason/Hamlin Grand Piano, St. Joseph Church, Biddeford, free/donation. 282-3321. 2 p.m. today.

USM School of Music Wind Ensemble, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, $6, $3 students, seniors and alumni. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m. today.

Oratorio Chorale spring program, Baroque selections from Bach, Handel and Vivaldi, Falmouth Congregational Church, $20 advance, $25 door, students half-price. oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m. today.

St. Mary Schola, “Ave Maria,” works by Legrenzi, Strozzi, de Morales, Vivaldi, Biber and Bach, St. Mary the Virgin Church, Falmouth, $20. 712-2229. 4 p.m. today.

Bach Birthday Bash, with organist Joan Lippincott on the Kotzschmar Memorial Organ, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $15, two for $25. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Frederick Moyer, concert pianist, Ocean View at Falmouth, free. 781-4460. 1 p.m. Wednesday.

“Fatal Attraction,” featuring the DaPonte String Quartet, Alban Berg’s Lyric Suite and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden,” St. John Baptist Church, Thomaston, $22, $18 seniors, under 21 free. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, soprano Christina Astrachan, oboist Stephen Shiman and organist Harold Stover, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

“Fatal Attraction,” featuring the DaPonte String Quartet, Alban Berg’s Lyric Suite and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden,” St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Falmouth, $22, $18 seniors, under 21 free. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Fatal Attraction,” featuring the DaPonte String Quartet, Alban Berg’s Lyric Suite and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden,” Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $22, seniors $18, under 21 free. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pianist Igor Lovchinsky, works by Bach-Busoni, Chopin, Shostakovich and Liszt, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $16, $14 seniors, 21 and under free. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Blue Hill Concert Association Winter Series, Concertante — string quartet with clarinet, First Congregational Church, Blue Hill, $30, high school and under free. bluehillconcerts.org. 3 p.m. March 25.

“Fatal Attraction,” featuring the DaPonte String Quartet, Alban Berg’s Lyric Suite and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden,” St. John Baptist Church, Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, $22, $18 seniors, under 21 free. daponte.org. 3 p.m. March 25.

Graduate piano recital featuring Nicholas Price, Boston Conservatory graduate student in collaborative piano performance, Saco River Grange Hall, Buxton, free/donation. 650-2776. 3 p.m. March 25.

The Rossini Club Public Concert Series, Eleanor Lehmann, violin, and Ruth Matt, piano, performing Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise and other works, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $10, $5 seniors, students free. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. March 25.

Comedy

Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Dance

International folk dance, traditional music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, France and Greece, instruction then dance, Mallett Hall, Pownal, $5. 688-2293. Family dance at 5:30 p.m., folk dance at 7 p.m. today.

Trey McIntyre Project, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $36-$44, $10 students. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Giselle,” Portland Ballet Company, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, $35, $15 for 18 and under. porttix.com. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

Contra dance, live music by Soupbone with live caller, all dances taught, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $8. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. lesson, dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Bellydance Superstars’ “Club Bellydance,” Lindsay Feeney, Naya’s Trance, Sisters of the Sun, Emily Wood and many others, Portland High School Auditorium, $20 advance, $25 door. club-bellydance.com. 7:30 p.m. March 25.

Fairs/Festivals

“Fete du Printemps,” Franco-American cultural festival, various events and locations, Biddeford. citytheater.org. See website for full schedule. Friday through March 25.

Films

2012 Maine Jewish Film Festival, exploring the Jewish experience through independent documentaries, feature films and shorts, Nickelodeon Cinemas, Portland. mjff.org. See website for films and times, today through Saturday.

Global Lens International Films Series, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, free. 786-6158. “Street Days,” 7 p.m. Monday; “The White Meadows,” 7 p.m. Wednesday.

“Food Matters,” documentary, Louis T. Graves Library, Kennebunkport, free. graveslibrary.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

“The Road Back,” powerful film made by teens, Husson University (Gracie Theatre), Bangor, free, reservations required. acadiatheroadback.org. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

“Inside Job,” Academy Award-winning documentary about the American financial crisis, Friends Meeting House, Damariscotta, free/food pantry donation. conamaine.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Winter and Spring Film Series, “Water for Elephants,” PG-13, York Public Library, free. 363-2818. 3 p.m. March 25.

Food and Drink

Chili and Chowder Cookoff, tastings, bread, drink and dessert, Pride’s Corner Congregational Church, Westbrook, $6, $4 for under 12. pridescornerchurch.org. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Home & Garden

Home and Garden Show, 60 vendors, demonstrations, workshops and more, benefits the Strong Kids Campaign, Central Lincoln County YMCA, Damariscotta, $5, free for under 12. 563-3477. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Music

Lunasa, Irish music, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $22-$25. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. today.

Saxophone Celebration, featuring Maine Saxophone Project, seven saxophones with piano, bass and drums in tribute to Clare Fischer, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, free. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 5 p.m. today.

The Short Brothers and Curt Bessette & Jenn Kurtz, blues, bluegrass, rock, jazz, country, pop and more, York Public Library, free. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. today.

Country music show and dance, music by Lolalee and the Country Bandits, Mike Knights, Walter Weymouth and others, presented by Down East Country Music Association, Naples American Legion Post 155, Naples, $6. 655-3471. Noon to 5 p.m. today.

Les Faits Divers with Erica Brown, part of annual Semaine de la Francophonie, National French Week, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $3. 623-3491. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

“Heather and Shamrock,” a concert of Celtic song featuring Mosiac, Community Hall, North Berwick, free. 216-3890. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

DuoSolo, flutist Mary Fukushima and pianist Michael Kirkendoll, University of Maine (Fox Auditorium), Fort Kent, $10, $7 for students. 834-7850. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Toots and the Maytals, reggae and ska, State Theatre, Portland, $23 advance, $25 door, all ages, general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Cantrip, trio of Scottish and American traditional musicians, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Shelby Lynne, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

An evening with Leo Kottke, guitarist, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $28 advance, $33 door. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Keller Williams, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $25 advance, $28 door, $40 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Simons and Goodwin, Americana, country, blues and folk, Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Peace/Wave Concert, with Lori LeBlanc, Second Street Yoga, Hallowell, $10-$15. 208-7492. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Cantrip, trio of Scottish and American traditional musicians, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $15. unity.edu/uccpa. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Gary U.S. Bonds, rock ‘n’ roll legend, with SoulMate and Jeff Batson, Regatta Banquet and Conference Center, Eliot, $28, $48 VIP. 351-4623. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Steve Jones, blues and rock, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Vanessa Torres, singer-songwriter, CD-release show for “Without Sight,” One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Mystic Folk Opera, prog rock, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Friday.

Moose Mountain Jazz Band, Dixieland jazz, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $15, under 18 free with adult. atthelincoln.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Almost Spring II, an evening of musical variety featuring Waynflete Dancers, Portland Conservatory of Music ensembles, Grateful Dads, Bugle Boy Trio and more, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10, $20 per family, under 12 free. 774-8243. 7 p.m. Friday.

Moore and Moran, acoustic folk, rock and Americana, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport, donation. 865-4321. 8 p.m. Friday.

2012 Maine Children’s Honor Chorus concert, treble-voice singers ages 9 and up directed by Dr. Sandra Babb of Queens College, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, free. boothbayoperahouse.com. 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Molenes, The Hive, Kennebunk, $8. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Joan Hager Jazz Group, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, Sanford, $10, $25 per family. 324-3191. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Jumpin’ Jakes Seafood Cafe, Old Orchard Beach, free. 937-3250. 7 p.m. Saturday.

The Gibson Brothers, bluegrass duet, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ahmad Muhammed, piano, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Academy of Modern Music MAMM Slam 2012, six high school bands compete, Big Easy, Portland, $12, $10 students, all ages. bigeasyportland.com. 3 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. March 25.

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, roots, Americana and pyschedelic reggae, performing an acoustic and electric set., Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

The Mutineers, eclectic string band music, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport, donation. 865-4321. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Griffin Sherry and the Ghost of Paul Revere, acoustic Americana and soul, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. therunofthemill.net. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz vocals and piano with stand-up bass, Bard Coffee, Portland. 899-4788. Noon to 2 p.m. March 25.

Brad Terry, jazz clarinetist and whistler, presentedy by Waterfall Arts, Belfast High School Performance Space, $12 advance, $15 door. 338-2222. 7 p.m. March 25.

Vio Mire, Hersey State, Aleric Nez, pastoral indie folk, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $6. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. March 25.

Ted Sink CD-release concert, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $12. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. March 25.

Outdoors

Early spring birds at Wolfe’s Neck, look for resident, migrating, and newly arrived birds and possibly ospreys, bring binoculars, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, free with park admission. 865-4465. Meet at benches by second parking lot, 2 p.m. March 25.

Special Events

Maine Boatbuilders Show, featuring fiberglass and wooden custom boat builders, Portland Company Complex, $15. portlandcompany.com/boatshow. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Seanachie Nights: Spoken Word and Music, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $9 suggested. 253-0288. British storyteller Marion Leeper tells “The Kitchen Kat,” 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

GymDandies 31st annual community performance, more than 200 Scarborough students perform circus acts, unicycling, juggling, stunts and more, Scarborough High School Alumni Gymnasium, $5, $3 seniors, school-age kids $1. gymdandies.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Textile Day Celebration, demonstrations, hands-on activities and displays, Scarborough Public Library, free. library.scarborough.me.us. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

John Farrell, recitation of T.S. Elliot’s “Four Quartets,” Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, free/donation. 865-6355. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“We’ve Got Talent,” variety show presented by Sanford Maine Stage Theatre, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale, $10, $20 for luncheon and show. sanfordmainestage.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; luncheon at 1 p.m. show at 3 p.m. March 25

Mid-Coast Model Festival, Owls Head Transportation Museum, $12, under 18 free. 594-4418. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and March 25.

Psychic Sunday, tarot readings, psychic readings, rune readings and more, Double Tree Hotel, South Portland, $2. OnTheNewEdge.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25.

Maine Maple Sunday, statewide, tours, tastings, sugar-house demonstrations and more. mainemapleproducers.com. March 25.

Sports

Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Celtics, Bobcats and 76ers, Portland Exposition Building, $6-$30. 210-6655; nba.com/dleague. Vs. Austin, 1 p.m. today.

Theater

” A Few Good Men,” Portland Players, South Portland, $20, $15 students, $18 seniors. portlandplayers.org. 2:30 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. March 25. Runs through April 1.

“A Nervous Smile,” by John Belluso, funny, lyrical, poignant and gripping drama, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), $10-$35. dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. today.

“Little Me,” presented by Good Theater, musical based on the Neil Simon book, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20-$30. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. today;

7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. March 25. Runs through April 1.

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” hilarious valentine to the golden age of musicals, University of Southern Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham, $21, $10 seniors, students and staff. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 5 p.m. today.

“Hidden Tennesee,” short pieces by Tennessee Williams, Portland Stage Company, $15-$39. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. today.

“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abriged],” Freeport Factory Stage, $19, $15 seniors and students, pay what you can on Thursdays. freeportfactory.com. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. March 25.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific,” national tour of the classic musical presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $45-$65. porttix.com. 2 p.m. today.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” Windham Center Stage Theatre, $8-$10, $5 for under 5. 893-2098. 2 p.m. today; 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. March 25.

“The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds,” Paul Zindel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play presented by Mad Horse Theatre Company, Lucid Stage, Portland, $22, $20 seniors and students, pay what you can on Thursdays. lucidstage.com. 2 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. March 25. Runs through April 1.

“Red,” Tony-Award-winning drama about the artist Mark Rothko, presented by Public Theatre, Lewiston, $18, $5 for 18 and under. 782-3200. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. March 25.

“Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” by Alan Ball, conversations, confessions and laughs when five bridesmaids hide from a wedding reception, Bates College (Gannett Theater), Lewiston, free. 786-8294. 2 p.m. today.

“Coyote on a Fence,” by Bruce Graham, University of Maine Farmington, Alumni Theatre, $7, $5 seniors and students. 778-7465. 2:30 p.m. today.

The [Un]Spoken Maine Project, student-written performance pieces about sexual health, communication and safety, University of Southern Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham, free. 780-5151. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The [Un]Spoken Maine Project, student-written performance pieces about sexual health, communication and safety, University of New England (Ludcke Auditorium), Portland, free. usm.maine.edu/theatre. Noon Wednesday.

“Ghosts,” by Henrik Ibsen, presented by local theater company Lorem Ipsum, Space, Portland, $10, all ages. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

“Honk!”, award-winning musical comedy, Kennebunk High School Economos Auditorium, $9. 985-1110. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

“Tied to the Tracks,” dinner and dessert followed by show, Greely High School, Cumberland, $15, $12 seniors, students. thenorth.com/greelydinnertheatre. Dinner at 6:15 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Shoestring Theater presents “The Odyssey,” traditional Sicilian marionette show with live music, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $4-$10. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday.

Readings of New Works from Maine Playwrights, “Hatty” by Bundy Boit, “Joe Patten for Senate” by Jon Potter and “Mansion on the Hill” by Eddie Adelman, presented by Belfast Maskers, Town Hall, Searsport, donation. 505-0199. 7 p.m. Friday.

“Annie,” starring John Edmonds and the ADAM’s Community Theatre Group, presented by Academy of Developing Artists of Maine, Biddeford, $10 advance, $13 door. 423-2027. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. March 25.

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with Young Company, professional actors and community members, Theater Project, Brunswick, $12 suggested. theaterproject.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. March 25.

“Chanson: The Lives and Music of Edith Piaf and Jaques Brel,” presented by Freeport Players, Venue, Portland, $35 for dinner and show Saturday, $25 for Sunday show. fcponline.org. 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 12:30 p.m. March 25.

“Can U Here Me Know?”, “a gay man’s journey in deaf culture and this crazy place called life,” Lucid Stage, Portland, $15, $12 students and seniors. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. March 25.