Art

“From Portland to Paris: Mildred Burrage’s Years in France,” paintings, drawings and letters, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148; portlandmuseum.org. Through July 15.

“The 2012 Mill-Ennial: Celebrating the Art and the Artists of the Cities on the Saco,” Saco Museum. sacomuseum.org. Also at Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. feedtheengine.org. Through June 10.

“Smokin’ Hot,” invitational exhibition and silent auction of cigar box art, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org. Through Friday.

“Spring Eternal,” multi-artist show, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. 846-7777. Through Thursday.

Stuart Ross, “Georgetown: A Painter’s Paradise,” Georgetown Historical Society. 371-9200. Through Friday 15.

John Goodman, “Moments Abstracted,” photography, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through June 9.

Ruth Marshall, “Vanished into Sticks,” animal pelts made from felt, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through June 9.

Jemma Gascione, “Slab Waltz,” sculpture and ceramics, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through June 9.

“Animal Allies: Innuit Views of the Natural World,” Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/arctic-musem. Ongoing.

Judy May, oils, watercolors, pastels and charcoal, Dyer Library, Saco. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through Thursday.

“Flora and Fauna,” painting, sculpture, photography and other media, River Arts, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. Through Thursday.

“Edge of the Sea,” celebration of the sea by local artists, Chocolate Church Art Gallery, Bath. chocolatechurcharts.org. Through June 9.

“Hang 10 with the Maine 10,” works by 10 women artists, Damariscotta River Grill. damariscottarivergrill.com. Through June 11.

“Show and Tell,” paintings, drawings and sculpture by local children and teens with autism, Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. kitetails.org. Through August.

Sarah Carter, oil paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 563-2111. Through Tuesday.

Bernice Masse Rosenthal, Assemblage and Collage, Newcastle Square Realty. 563-1625. Through Saturday.

Bev Bevilacqua, “Maine the Way I See It,” watercolors, prints and cards, The Barn Art Gallery at North Creek Farm, Phippsburg. 798-5820. Through Thursday.

“A Murder of Crows,” multiple artists, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Ends today.

Barbara Bean, “Exploring Bogs,” ink and prismacolor drawings, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. curtislibrary.com. Through Thursday.

“Back to the Garden,” garden-themed work in various media by several Maine artists, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Through June 30.

Andrea Sulzer, works on paper, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through June 3.

Liz Prescott, “Pulse,” new paintings, Flat Iron Gallery, Portland. flatirongallerymaine.com. Through Tuesday.

“The HeART of the Home,” fine crafts, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsandbartons.com. Through Thursday.

Ted Keller, “Feeling the Love,” watercolors, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. 594-7745. Through Tuesday.

Sean Alonzo Harris and Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, photographs, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). portlandlibrary.com. Through Wednesday.

J. David Deal, landscape paintings, University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford. une.edu. Through June 4.

“Victorians Riding Dinosaurs,” art by Elisabeth Heller, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. Through Thursday.

May group exhibit, five artists in various media, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Ends today.

James Marshall, “Continuance,” sculpture, Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland. colemanburke.com. Through June 25.

“Monsters,” Pinecone + Chickadee, Portland. pineconeandchickadee.com. Through June 3.

Carey Armstrong-Ellis, Tess Feltes, Robert Squier and Teri Weidner, fantastical depictions of creatures both strange and familiar, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through June 30.

Frank Poole, Holga photographs, Portland Photo Works. 228-5829. Through Thursday.

“Pathways to Contemporary Art: Paintings from Temple Beth-El Art Exhibitions 1962-1973,” Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org. Through July 6.

Multiple artist spring exhibit, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.com. Through June 10.

R. Keith Randall, large-scale woodcuts, etchings and carvings, Grace Restaurant, Portland. rkeithrendall.com. Through June 3. Artist reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“A Natural Order,” artists from Maine and beyond, presented by Spindleworks and Arts are Elementary, fundraiser for the Coastal Humane Society, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through June 30.

MFA thesis exhibition, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. meca.edu. Through June 3.

“Momentum,” finalists of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Piscataqua Region Artist Advancement Grant, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. georgemarshallstoregallery.com. Ends today.

Lauren Gillette, “Things I Did,” and Kim Bernard, “Quantum Revival,” installation, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. georgemarshallstoregallery.com. Ends today.

“Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan,” Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Dec. 30.

Paul Caponigro, photographs, Thomaston Cafe, Thomaston. 354-8589. Through June 30.

“Glimpses of Global Color,” images from guest curator Audrey Williamson’s travel experiences, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Thursday.

“Impressions of a World Traveler: Early 20th-Century Travel Through the Eyes of Edith Barry,” Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Tuesday.

“Culture on Cloth,” Inuit tapestries, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. Through Thursday.

“Weave-In,” weaving demonstrations, design sessions and exhibitions, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Through June 30.

“Bates, Bowdoin & Colby College Alumni Art Show,” Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through July 9.

“Strangers & Others: Interpretations of the Human Face & Figure,” Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art). Through Aug. 18.

17th Annual Juried Art Show, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Saturday.

Anne Thompson Schutz, Falmouth Memorial Library. falmouth.lib.me.us. Through June 30.

“Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless,” Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth, free/donation. skylinefarm.org. Through Aug. 19.

“Creative Pursuits — Not Your Average Student Art Show,” photography by Kennebunk High School students, Kennebunk Free Library. 985-2173. Through Thursday.

Dudley Zopp, “Warp Weights,” watercolor and pencil drawings, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through July 5.

Karen Tuskinski, new paintings, Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through June 23.

Matt Barter and Mike Stiler, “Jonesport to Monhegan,” Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Through June 30.

Spring group show, several artists, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Through June 16.

“The Painterly Landscape: Contemporary New England Art,” new works by contemporary New England artists, recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century paintings, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through July 3.

Works by Cony High School art students, Lobby Gallery, Augusta. 622-3813. Through July 7.

Richard Keen, “Sea Algorithms,” Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through June 17.

Amy Durocher, “Calm and Wonder,” photography, Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, Rockland. lincolnstreetcenter.org. Through Thursday.

Christian Farnsworth, photography, Cafe Cambridge, South Portland. 899-1884. Through June 30.

“The Old West,” presented by Portland Camera Club, South Portland Library. southportlandlibrary.com. Through June 18.

2012 spring show, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Through June 18.

60th-Anniversary Honors Exhibition, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through July 8.

“Coast and Country,” five local artists, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 371-2015. Through Sept. 3.

“Garden Party: Essential Tableware for Summer Dining,” tableware by potter Betsy Levine of Prescott Hill Pottery, Maine Potters Market, Portland. mainepottersmarket.com. Through July 1.

Pastel Painters of Maine 13th international juried exhibition, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Through June 23.

“It’s Not So Black and White,” various media, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through June 30.

“Getting It Write,” sample from the Spindleworks collection with a focus on language, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through June 30.

Michael Stasiuk and Lisa Noonis, found objects and paintings, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Through July 8.

 

Art Openings

Tenement-era exhibit, Old Fort Western, Augusta, $4 to $6, under 6 free. oldfortwestern.org. 1 to 4 p.m. today and Monday.

Maine Media Workshops show and reception, five students from a workshop taught by Brenton Hamilton exhibit their work, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

“Elements of Expression — The Art and Design of Sanford Artist Elwyn George Gowen,” Sanford-Springvale Historical Society, Springvale. 324-2797. Through July 21. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Winslow Myers, “Passages,” Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 332-4014. Through June 24. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Todd Watts, “Are We Not Men: Study for a Frieze, Silhouettes,” and Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, “Figuration,” Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through June 30. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Claudia Hughes, “My City by the Sea,” recent paintings, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through July 14. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Loren Leahy, “Salad,” The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through June 30. Opening reception, Friday.

Matt Hutton, Jamie Johnston and Adam John Manley, furniture and sculpture, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through June 23. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

“Maine Dreamscapes,” landscape photography by Charlie Widdis, The Mane Attraction/Gallery 224, Portland. 775-2865. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Fifth-anniversary show, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through July 1. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

David Estey, “Improvisations on Yupo,” Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through July 3. First Friday opening, noon to 8 p.m. Friday.

Steve Langerman, monochromatic photographs, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsandbartons.com. Through June 30. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Pam Hetherly, Barbie Fischer Eldred, Lauren Gill and Penny Markley, Art Space Gallery, Rockland. artspacemaine.com. Artist reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

First Fridays at the Farnsworth, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, free. farnsworthmuseum.org/education. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Margaret Ryan, “Paint and Mud,” sculpture and paintings, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through June 29. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Roy Patterson and Stephen Porter, “Steel and Stone,” June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. junelacombesculpture.com. Through July 29. Opening reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Summertime Respire,” various artists, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. 846-7777. Through July 31. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Continuing Connections,” paintings by Susan Mangam and garden sculpture, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through June 30. Opening reception, 2 p.m. June 3.

 

Auditions

Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” performances June 26-July 14, Arundel Barn Playhouse. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. Open auditions for two roles, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Ken Ludwig’s “Fox on the Fairway,” Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. gaslighttheater.org. Roles for three men and three women, 2 p.m. June 3.

 

Benefits

Plant sale and multi-family yard sale, Midcoast Youth Theater, Brunswick. 751-2619. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Monday.

Flower Power Fashion Show, cocktails, silent auction and fashion show, benefits Maine Cancer Foundation, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $40, must buy ticket in advance. 967-0857. visitthekennebunks.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Smokin’ Hot,” invitational exhibition and silent auction of cigar box art, benefit’s library’s Arts Development Fund, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org. Silent auction reception, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Spose, The Mallett Brothers Band, The Other Bones and Joe Gallant, presented by Elykssor Clothing, benefits Michael J. Fox Foundation, Asylum, Portland, $13 advance, $15 door, 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Spring Fling dance, Saco River Jazz Ensemble, Black Tie Catering, art show, benefits Odd Fellows’ and Rebekahs’ Home of Maine, a non-profit nursing home in Auburn, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, $30. 796-2230. 5 p.m. Saturday.

Safe Voices’ Walk to End Domestic Violence, Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston. safevoices.org. Registration at 9 a.m, opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Indoor book sale, benefits Stock the Stacks campaign, Camden Public Library. camden.lib.me.us. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 4:30 p.m. June 3.

 

Books and Authors

Margaret Hathaway, author of “Living with Goats: Everything You Need to Know to Start Your Own Backyard Herd,” Falmouth Memorial Library. falmouth.lib.me.us. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

John Ford, author of “Suddenly the Cider Didn’t Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Lisa Turner, author of “The Eat Local Cookbook,” Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Friday Local Author Series, Marcia Leonard, author of “Fingerprints,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

Jeffrey and Allison Wells, authors of “Maine’s Favorite Birds,” Freeport Wild Bird Supply. freeportwildbirdsupply.com. 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Dahlov Ipcar, author and artist of “Stripes and Spots,” Georgetown Historical Society. 371-9200. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

 

Classical Music

Down East Singers and Mozart Mentors Orchestra, “Peace Music,” Handel’s Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate, Camden Opera House, $15, under 18 free. downeastsingers.org. 5 p.m. Monday.

“The Maud Powell and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Centennial Violin Concert Preview,” with violinist Lydia Forbes and Longfellow Chorus Orchestra, University of New England (Ludcke Auditorium), Portland, $10. longfellowchorus.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Balkan concert, soloist Elitsa Stoyneva performs with two Maine Balkan choirs, includes Bulgarian cuisine, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, Hampden, $5 to $10, under 12 free. 356-2505. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Soprano Suzanne Nance with pianist Maureen Zoltek, selections from Mozart and Bizet to Gershwin and Sondheim, presented by Opera House Arts, Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington, $25, students free. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Oratorio Chorale, “A Musical Journey,” Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, $10. oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m. June 3.

 

Comedy

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

Bob Marley, Inn on the Blues, York Beach, $25, $20 standing room, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 7 p.m. June 3.

 

Dance

International Folk Dance, The New Church, Portland, $3 to $5. 776-5351. 7 to 9 p.m. June 3.

 

Fairs/Festivals

Festival Franco Fun 2012 Annual All-Day Party, magic show, storytelling, live music and more, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $10. francocenter.org. 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

 

Films

Summer Film Series, “Mad Hot Ballroom” (documentary, 2005), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Pedal-Driven: A Bike-umentary,” explores conflict surrounding mountain bikers on public lands, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, $10 advance, $12 door. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Summer Documentary Film Series, “Granito: How to Nail a Dictator,” Portland Public Library, free. portlandlibrary.com. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“The Color Wheel,” indie film, the story of J.R., a transient aspiring news-anchor who forces her disappointing younger brother to embark on a road trip, Space, Portland, $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“George Harrison: Living in The Material World,” Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. Part II, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

“The Making of 40 West,” documentary, cast and crew will be on hand to chat, Saco River Grange Hall, Buxton, $12 to $14. 929-5412. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Imagination Project Student Film Festival, Stonington Opera House, free. operahousearts.org. 2 p.m. June 3.

 

Food and Drink

Wine dinner, five-course menu created by executive chef Kevin Cunningham, presented by Schramsberg Vineyards and the tavern, The Tavern at Brunswick Station, Brunswick, $100. innatbrunswickstation.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.

 

For Children

Liza Gardner Walsh, fairy house and wings workshop with author of “Fairy House Handbook,” Rockport Opera House. 236-3642. 10 a.m. Saturday.

 

Home & Garden

Not-Your-Garden-Variety Plant Sale, hard-to-find and unique perennials, native plants and boutique annuals, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, free. mainegardens.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Walnut Hill Garden Club Memorial Day plant sale, perennials, annuals, herbs and vegetable seedlings, Greely High School, Cumberland. 829-5708. 9 a.m. Monday.

Georgetown Fire Department Auxiliary plant sale, Center Station, Georgetown. 371-2255. 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Scarborough Garden Club plant sale, Hunnewell House, Scarborough. home.roadrunner.com/~garden. 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

2012 Spring Garden Tour, benefits Abbe Museum, WatersEdge (Stewart Estate), Northeast Harbor, $15. springgardentour.org. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Songo Garden Club of Naples plant sale, Village Green, Naples. 693-5074. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

 

Music

Evan Goodrow Band, funky neo-soul, Inn on the Blues, York Beach, $6, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m. today.

Country Throwdown, Gary Allan, Justin Moore, Josh Thompson, Sunny Sweeney, Florida-Georgia Line and Corey Smith, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, $22.25 to $52.25. waterfrontconcerts.com. 2:30 p.m. today.

Bela Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio, Creole zydeco, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $100. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Harper, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $15. 596-6055. 7 p.m. Monday.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $75. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Bonnie Raitt, with Marc Cohn, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $52.50 to $62.50 (sold out). porttix.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Gogol Bordello, gypsy punk, with Two Gallants and Mariachi El Bronx, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door, all ages, general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Two Old Friends, Irish and American country music from Mac McHale and Emery Hutchins, South Portland Library. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Pickin’ Circle, bring your acoustic instrument, The Hive, Kennebunk, donation. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Builder of the House CD-release show, with This Way and Lisa/Liza, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $6, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

The GuruGanesha Band, ancient instruments with modern electronics, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Samuel James, with Lloyd Thayer and River Whyless, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Zach Jones, live acoustic in-store performance, Bull Moose, Portland. bullmoose.com. 5:30 p.m. Friday.

John Gorka, acoustic, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Gentleman Outfit, rock covers, Inn on the Blues, York Beach, free, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Country and Bluegrass Jamboree, Hebron Pines Campground, Hebron, $7 per day. 740-2179. 6 to 11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Stone Mountain Live, Knots and Crosses reunion show, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $52, $82.50 for dinner seating. stonemountainartscenter.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2.

James Cotton Superharp Band, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $32 to $35. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dar Williams, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $35. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Red Tail Ring and the Putnam Smith Duo, Americana, roots, folk and bluegrass, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, $10 advance, $12 door. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Start Making Sense: A Talking Heads Tribute, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $8 advance, $10 door, $20 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Zac Brown Band, country, folk rock, Southern rock, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, $32.75 to $82.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. 5 p.m. Saturday.

 

Outdoors

Bird walk, Freeport Wild Bird Supply, free. freeportwildbirdsupply.com. Meet at store for short carpool to a local park of seasonal interest, 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Weekly bird walk, with COA student naturalist Anna Stunkel, College of the Atlantic (George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History), Bar Harbor, free. 288-5395. Meet at the museum’s north entrance, 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday.

Family Fishing Festival at Angevine Park, stocked pond, rods and reels available, license not required, Androscoggin River, Bethel, free. 824-3694. upperandro.com. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

 

Special Events

Spring auto and antique aeroplane show, Owls Head Transportation Museum, $12, 18 and under free. 594-4418. Gates open at 9:30 a.m. today.

Memorial Day Parade, ceremony and wreath laying at War Veteran’s Memorial at end of parade, Cape Elizabeth. 799-7665. 9 a.m. Monday.

“Ulysses for the Fun of It,” weekly listening session of a recording of Joyce’s “Ulysses” performed by Irish actors, presented by Bloomsday Portland 2012, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland, free. maineirish.com. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

First Annual 633 Hop Swap Weekend, golf scramble, beer tastings, hop plant sale, more, presented by The Boothbay Craft Brewery in partnership with several area businesses, Boothbay Harbor. boothbaycraftbrewery.com. Friday through Sunday.

West Paris Old Home Days, parade, music, fireworks, food, alumni day, programs and more, West Paris. westparisme.com. Friday and Saturday.

“Rockland Shorts,” international short film series, nine short films from around the world, farnsworthmuseum.org/rocklandshorts, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $12, includes after party. 8 p.m. Friday.

Heritage Tea, music by Foxwell & Company, Skowhegan History House. skowheganhistoryhouse.org. 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party, all ages, no registration required, Topsham Public Library. topshamlibrary.org. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Second Annual Newfoundland Day, Barbara Walsh book signing, Newfoundland cuisine, music by The Squid Jiggers, Black Bear Cafe, Naples. 240-3788. 3 p.m. to close Saturday.

2012 Maine Call to Arms Arm Wrestling Tournament, Thatcher’s, South Portland. 899-6601. 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Three Class Acts: An Evening of Poetry and Performance,” with Taylor Mali, Elizabeth Peavey and Gary Lawless, Cobscook Community Learning Center, Trescott, $12 to $15. thecclc.org. 7 p.m. June 3.

 

Theater

The Who’s “Tommy,” rock opera, Portland Players, South Portland, $15 to $20. portlandplayers.org. 2:30 p.m. today.

“The Last Romance,” by Joe DiPietro, golden-years comedy/love story for all ages, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. citytheater.org. 2 p.m. today.

Tennessee Williams’ “Ten Blocks on the Camino Real,” presented by Beau Jest Moving Theatre, Lucid Stage, Portland, $20. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. today.

“The Miser,” classic comedy presented by Kennebunk High School and Performing Arts Department, Economos Auditorium, Kennebunk High School, $8. 985-1110. 2 p.m. today.

“Hold Me!”, presented by Next Generation Theatre Company, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro, $5 to $10. 832-6060. 7:30 p.m. today.

“Always … Patsy Cline,” musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $29 to $55. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. June 3. Runs through June 16.

“Beans! Beans! Beans!”, macabre tale, full of tom-foolery and folly, performed by Philadelphia’s PuppeTyranny, musical accompaniment from Charmaine’s Names, presented by Portland Theater Collaborative, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland, $5, 21-plus. 221-2382. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

“Life During Wartime,” dark comedy that examines the enormous difference between feeling secure and being secure, Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), $10 to $35. dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. June 3. Runs through June 10.

“2 Pianos 4 Hands,” play with music that follows the dynamic and comical true journey of two piano players, Portland Stage Company, $20 to $40. portlandstage.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. June 3. Runs through July 1.

“Rabbit Hole,” David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Community Little Theatre, Auburn, $18. laclt.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. June 3. Runs through June 10.

“Hedda Gabler,” classic play by Henrik Ibsen, presented by Mid Coast Actors’ Studio, Camden Public Library, $10. midcoastactors.com. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Little Shop of Horrors,” presented by Arts in Motion Theater Company, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $15. artsinmotiontheater.com. 7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Runs through June 9.

“Red Hiding Hoods,” students from the Acorn Acting Academy present an original version of the well-known story, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $4 to $6. acornproductions.org. 2 p.m. June 3.