Art

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Andrea Sulzer, works on paper, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Ends today.

J. David Deal, University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford. une.edu. Landscape paintings, through Monday.

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

“Monsters,” Pinecone + Chickadee, Portland. pineconeandchickadee.com. Ends today.

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

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

R. Keith Randall, large-scale woodcuts, etchings and carvings, Grace Restaurant, Portland. rkeithrendall.com. Ends today.

“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.

“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.

“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.

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

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

“Passages,” the Art of Winslow Myers, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 332-4014. Through June 24.
“Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless,” Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth, free/donation. skylinefarm.org. Through Aug. 19.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Claudia Hughes, “My City by the Sea,” recent paintings, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through July 14.

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

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

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.

Fifth anniversary show, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through July 1.

David Estey, “Improvisations on Yupo,” Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through July 3.

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

Steve Langerman, monochromatic photographs, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsandbartons.com. Through June 30.

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

“Summertime Respire,” various artists, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. 846-7777. Through July 31.

“Elements of Expression – The Art and Design of Sanford Artist Elwyn George Gowen,” Sanford-Springvale Historical Society, Springvale. 324-2797. Through July 21.

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

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

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

Margaret Ryan, “Paint and Mud,” sculpture and paintings, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through June 29.

“Coast and Country,” five local artists, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 371-2015. Through July 26.

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

Tim Christensen, animals, drawings on porcelain, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through July 28.

David McLaughlin, art of salvage, hammers and BCOPE photographs, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through Aug. 24.

Patricia McHold, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through July 9.
“Then & Now,” alumni and student work from Maine College of Art, Rose Contemporary, Portland. 780-0700. Through June 29.

Laurence Sisson, paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston. frostgullygallery.com. Through June 16.
Bethany Haeseler, sculpture, Dyer Library, Saco. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through June 30.

“Streams, Stones and Frozen Fire,” pottery by Nancy Meader and drawings by Abbott Meader, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through June 29.

Art Openings

“Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography,” 35 artists from five continents, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions. Opening Friday. Through Dec. 15.

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

Sandra Quinn, “Time,” paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through June 30. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Peter Voshefski, “Mountain Star Mind Testament,” mixed media, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through July 29. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Getting It Write,” sample from the Spindleworks collection with a focus on language, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through June 30. Artwalk reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Julie Babb, bird-related art, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. Through July 8. Artist reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

“Fabulous Fibers,” quilting, rug hooking, weaving, wearable art, fabric painting, felting and soft sculpture, York Art Association, York Harbor. yorkartassociation.com. Through June 30. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. June 10.

Group show, more than 24 artists, Pemaquid Art Gallery. 677-2752. Through Oct. 8. Opening reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 10.

Auditions

Ken Ludwig’s “Fox on the Fairway,” casting three men and three women, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. gaslighttheater.org. 2 p.m. today; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Johnson Hall Whatever Week Talent Show, seeking all ages and talents, show is on June 23, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Benefits

Indoor book sale, benefits Stock the Stacks campaign, Camden Public Library. camden.lib.me.us. 1 to 4:30 p.m. today.

Animal Welfare Society Third Annual Art Auction, includes two glasses of wine, hors d’ouevres and live music, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, $25. 985-3244. Viewing and artist reception at 3 p.m., bidding at 5 p.m. today.

“License to Chill,” comedy, live music, food, silent auction, benefits Winterkids, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Portland, $35. biddingforgood.com/winterkids. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Pemaquid Watershed Association Party on the Pier, silent and live auction, boat tours, hors d’oeuvres, dinner sampler, live music from The Dam Jam, The Contented Sole, New Harbor, $25. pemaquidwatershed.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Madama Butterfly” gala dinner dance & auction, cocktails, Japanese dinner, live auction, live music and dancing, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland, $130. 879-7678. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Pet and People Walk, benefits Center for Grieving Children, Payson Park, Portland. 775-5216. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Books and Authors

Kieran Shields, author of “The Truth of All Things,” Patten Free Library, Bath. patten.lib.me.us.
6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Melissa Coleman, author of “This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family’s Heartbreak,” University of New England, Portland. 221-4375. Noon Thursday.

Melissa Coleman, author of “This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family’s Heartbreak,” Freeport Community Library. freeportconservationtrust.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

James Witherell, author of “L.L. Bean: the Man and His Company,” Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Maine Mystery Writer Series, Gerry Boyle, author of “Port City Black & White,” South Portland Library. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Kate Stone Lombardi, author of “The Mama’s Boy Myth: Why Keeping our Sons Close Makes Them Stronger,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Lowry’s Lodge,” monthly reading series hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel, with Jay Franzel and Jim Donnelly, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $5 suggested. acorn-productions.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

Friday Local Author Series, Dena Riegel, author of “Maine Staycation Guide,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

Brooke Dojny, author of “Lobster! 55 Fresh & Simple Recipes for Everyday Eating,” Gritty McDuff’s, Portland. 772-2739. 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Classical Music

The Oratorio Chorale presents “A Musical Journey,” Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, 10. oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m. today.

Harp recital for the students of Suki Flanagan, Camden Public Library, free. camden.lib.me.us. 4 p.m. Tuesday.

“Eight Strings and a Whistle: Turbulent Elegance,” flute, viola and cello, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, $7 to $15, under 12 free. schoodicartsforall.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

Juventas, featuring young composers from Israel, Poland, Russia and the U.S., Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25. 583-6747. 3 p.m. Saturday.

Island Chamber Players, Mozart, Ravel, Debussy, Kodaly and Franck, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $5 to $10, 12 and under free. concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m. June 10.

Vox Nova Chamber Choir, modern choral music, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $15. voxnovachoir.com. 3 p.m. June 10.

Comedy

Bob Marley, comedy, Inn on the Blues, York Beach, $20 to $25, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 7 p.m. today.

Dance

International folk dance, dances from around the world, The New Church, Portland, $3 to $5. 776-5351. 7 to 9 p.m. today.

The Joint Is Jumpin’ swing dance, with DJ PJ, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $8. mayostreetarts.org. Lessons at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 Saturday.

Contra dance and potluck, caller Nils Fredland, Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth, $7 to $10. 233-4325. 6 p.m. family dance is $3, $12 per family. Potluck at 7 p.m., bring a dish to share, lessons at 7:30, dance at 8 Saturday.

“Just Dance,” Drouin Dance Center annual recital and student showcase, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, $16 advance, $18 door. 854-2221. 10:30 a.m., 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday.

Fairs/Festivals

Piccadilly Circus’ “Blast,” acrobats, animals, comedy, music, lights and other family thrills, see website for ticket info, Topsham Fairgrounds. thefuncircus.com. 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday; 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1, 3:30 and 6 p.m. June 10.

Old Port Festival, The Old Port, Portland, Free. portlandmaine.com. Multiple music stages. food and craft vendors., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 10.

Films

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

Summer Film Series, “Mostly Martha” (foreign, 2002), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Summer Documentary Film Series, “The City Dark,” Portland Public Library, free. portlandlibrary.com. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“The Redemption of General Butt Naked,” documentary about former Libyan warlord Joshua Milton Blahyi who is now a Christian evangelist, Space, Portland, $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Millay anniversary celebration, 1992 documentary “Renascence: Edna St. Vincent Millay, Poet,” Whitehall Inn, Camden. 239-3391. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Restored version of 1927 silent film “Metropolis,” with live music, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. leavitttheatre.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Food and Drink

Wine Wine Presents, trendsetting european white wines, sommelier Erica Archer leades guided viticultural tasting and walking tour of Old Port, Eve’s at the Garden, Portland Harbor Hotel, $35 advance, $40 door, 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Home & Garden

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

Plant and garden accessory sale, annuals, perennials, lilacs, house plants and garden decorations, Windham Historical Society. 892-0900, Ext. 13. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Maine Iris Society Show, Auburn Middle School, free. irisgarden.org. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Museums

Architectural tour, from the cellar to the attic to reveal the “insides” of an 18th-century house, Tate House Museum, Portland, $6 to $10. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Music

Monday Night Blues Series, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, jazz/funk, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $25, $40 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Sunset Hearts, Foam Castles, Mai Mai, Glass Fingers, Altered Gee and Verla, mini-festival of eclectic and electronic pop music, Space, Portland, $10, 18-plus. space538.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Don McLean, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $100. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Hurray for the Riff Raff and Spirit Family Reunion, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8.
theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Adam Ezra Group, folk rock, indie, roots, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Heather Masse and Jed Wilson, singer-songwriters, benefits belfry repair fund, Brick Church for the Performing Arts, Lovell, $15. lovellbrickchurch.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Coffeehouse Songwriters Sessions, hosted by songwriter Jim James, Camden Public Library, $4. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Brown Bird, folk duo, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8 advance, $10 door. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Patty Larkin, singer-songwriter, benefits the center, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $35 advance, $40 door. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

John Lennon Imagined: Beatles and Solo Years, eight-piece ensemble The Nutopians, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $28. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Ray Bonneville, Americana, blues, roots, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Zemya, a capella women’s group, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Barry Wood, old pop classics, soft rock and country from ’50s to ’70s, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene, free. sawyer-foundation.com. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

Eric Bettencourt and Monique Barrett, singer-songwriters, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, $13 advance, $15 door. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Pine Leaf Boys, Cajun, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. stonemountain
artscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Acoustic music series, Martin Swinger, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $10. rivertreearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Words and Music,” collaboration among four poets and the electro-acoustic duo Algorithm, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, $8. aarhusgallery.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Songwriters by the Sea, pop, country, folk and piano ballads by Ellen Tipper, hosted by Phil Daligan, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $10. 766-4421. 7 p.m. Saturday.

The Campbells, New England-based Southern gospel music, Assembly of God Church, Portland. 756-5616. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Marco Benevento, rock piano, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Dirigo, featuring members of Strangefolk and the Trey Anastasio Band, Mine Oyster, Boothbay Harbor, $10. blackbear12.com/events. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Tri-City Community Chorus spring concert, Thornton Academy, Garland Auditorium, Saco, $5 to $10, under 5 free. 282-9453. 7 p.m. Saturday.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 10.

Maine Ole’ Opry Show and Induction, with Gloria Jean and the Ez Riders, Bobby Le, Stevie Cee, Slim Andrews and Dennis Moro, American Legion Hall, Westbrook, $5, reservations required. 490-1232. Meal at noon, show at 1 p.m. June 10.

Denny Breau, folk, Delta blues, country and jazz, North New Portland Community Church, New Portland, $10, $25 per family. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. June 10.

Outdoors

Peter Ott’s 10K Road Race and Kids 1-Miler Fun Run, Peter Ott’s Tavern and Steakhouse, Camden, $20, children $8. runsignup.com/Race/ME/Camden/PeterOtts10K. Registration at 7:30 a.m., kids race at 8 a.m., 10K at 9 a.m. today.

BoatSMART 2012, tours of CoastGuard vessels, safety checks, flare demos, self-rescue demos, more, United States Coast Guard station, South Portland. uscg.mil/d1/sectnn. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Special Events

First Annual 633 Hop Swap Weekend, golf scramble, beer tastings, hop plant sale, more, presented by Boothbay Craft Brewery in partnership with area business, Boothbay Harbor.
boothbaycraftbrewery.com. Today.

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

“Transit of Venus,” full dome show followed by viewing, Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine, Portland, $5. usm.maine.edu/planet. 5 p.m. Tuesday.

“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.

The Amazing Kreskin, mentalist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $10 to $20 advance, $25 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Passport to Adventure,” 12 presenters including “Survivor” Bob Crowley, food, costumes, interactive activities, Lucid Stage, Portland, $25. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Advance Auto Parts’ Monster Jam, monster trucks, Speedway 95, Herman, $8 to $30. speedway95racing.com/MonsterJam/MonsterJam.html. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday.

Open Mic and Poetry Slam, First Universalist Church, Auburn, free. 783-0461. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Rosa Noreen’s fourth annual Solstice Spectacular Variety Show, belly dance, blues, hip-hop, aerial arts and more, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

City of Saco 250th Anniversary Celebration, parade, family events, much more, downtown. sacomaine.org/saco250.shtml. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Blacksmithing demonstration with Tim Greene, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester, free. 926-4597. 10 a.m. Saturday.

The Amazing Kreskin, mentalist, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $23 to $60. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. June 10.

Theater

“2 Pianos 4 Hands,” musical follows the journey of two piano players, Portland Stage Company, $20 to $40. portlandstage.org. 4 p.m. today and June 10; 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Through July 1.

“Rabbit Hole,” David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Community Little Theatre, Auburn, $18. laclt.com. 2 p.m. today and June 10; 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through June 10.

“Always …Patsy Cline,” musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $29 to $55. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 p.m. today and June 10; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Through June 16.

“Red Hiding Hoods,” students from the Acorn Acting Academy present an original version of the well-known story, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $4 to $6. acorn. 2 p.m. today and June 10; 11 a.m. Saturday. Through June 17.

“Life During Wartime,” dark comedy examines the difference between feeling secure and being secure, presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), $10 to $35. dramaticrep.org. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through June 10.

“Voices in the Mirror,” sketch comedy, Theater Project, Brunswick, $12. thetheaterproject.com. 2 p.m. today.

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” musical presented by St. Andrews Youth Choir, benefits Haitian Children’s Fund and the Waldo Youth Troupe, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro, $10. thewaldo.org. 1 p.m. today.

Acorn Productions’ Naked Shakespeare, final “Sonnets and Soliloquies” performance, The Wine Bar & Restaurant, Portland, $8. acorn-productions.org. 8 p.m. Monday.

“Forever Plaid,” goofy musical revue, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $30 to $41. arundelbarn
playhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through June 10. Through June 23.

Patron’s Club Reading Series, Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame,” Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), donation. dramaticrep.org/patron. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“The Beckoning,” political musical comedy, benefits WMPG Community Radio, Lucid Stage, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“A Chorus Line,” Tony Award-winning musical presented by Maine State Music Theatre, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $36 to $59. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 10. Through June 23.

“Rumors,” by Neil Simon, presented by Studio Theatre of Bath, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $13 to $15. 442-8455. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. June 10. Through June 17.

“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.

“The Crooners,” tribute to the Rat Pack, Neil Diamond, Elvis and more, includes one free bottle of wine per couple, Anthony’s Dinner Theater, Portland, $39.99. anthonysdinnertheater.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom,” Ken Davenport’s hit Off-Broadway show, Styxx, Portland, $8 advance, $12 door. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Losing My Religion: Confessions of a New Age Refugee,” written and performed by Seth Lepore, Lucid Stage, Portland, $15 to $18. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. June 10.