• BENEFITS

TODAY

Michael Braz and Elizabeth Harmon Reunion Concert, folk songs of the sea, benefits the church, Cumberland Congregational Church, Cumberland Center. $15. 829-3419. 7 p.m.

Friends of Portland Public Library Book Sale, Catherine McAuley High School, Portland. friendsofppl.org. Free; $10 memberships available at door. 5 to 8 p.m. today (members only); 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

FRIDAY

Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere, celebrates the release of Allagash Brewing’s 2012 Victoria Ale with live music by the Pete Kilpatrick Band; benefits preservation and restoration of the mansion; Victoria Mansion, Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of event. 772-4841. victoriamansion.org. 5 to 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Used Book and DVD Sale, Windham Hill United Church of Christ. 892-4217. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“Bending Toward Justice,” Midcoast Community Chorus performance to benefit Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast, Camden Hills Regional High School (Strom Auditorium), Rockport. $15 to $30. mccsings.org. 7 p.m.

Treasures Rerun and Craft Fair, Waldoboro Public Library. waldoboro.lib.me.us. 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Fur Ball, dog pageant, auction and food from King Eider’s Pub; benefits Lincoln County Animal Shelter; Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $25; $40 per couple. 563-5595. 5 to 8 p.m.

American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Greater Portland, teams participate in running, strolling or walking around a track, South Portland High School. $10. relayforlife.org. 4 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Secret Gardens of Portland Tour, self-guided tour of Portland’s best private gardens, Opportunity Alliance fundraiser for Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs, Reiche Community School, Portland. $17.50 in advance; $20 day of show. 773-0202. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Maine Women’s Balkan Choir and Friends, with guest Elitsa Stoyneva; benefit concert for Karin Dom, a Bulgarian school for children with disabilities; St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church, Bar Harbor. $8/donation; free for children under 12. 356-2505. 7 p.m.

• FAIRS/FESTIVALS

FRIDAY

Lupine Festival, garden tours; local foods supper; open studios; boat, plane and schooner trips; quilt show; craft fair and more, Deer Isle. Schedule at deerisle.com/calendar-of-events. Friday to Sunday.

City of Saco 250th Anniversary Celebration, family events and more, Saco. Schedule at sacomaine.org/saco250.shtml. Friday to Sunday. Weekends through July 8.

SATURDAY

Southern Maine Pride Parade & Festival, live music, dance performance, comedy, speakers and more, downtown Portland and Deering Oaks Park. Free. southernmainepride.org. 12:30 to 5 p.m.

Wells Rotary Strawberry Festival, Spriller Farm, Wells. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Second Annual Kittery Block Party, daytime live entertainment and children’s activities; nighttime music and dancing at four venues; downtown Kittery Foreside. Daytime events free; nighttime events cost $10. Schedule at kitteryblockparty.org. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (daytime activities); 8 to 11 p.m. (nighttime activities).

Family Fun Day, community fair with parade, live entertainment, free children’s games, face painting, juggling act and more, Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth. Free. 767-9072. 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Bar Harbor’s Legacy of the Arts Festival, studio and gallery openings, exhibits, workshops, lectures, historic tours and more; various locations, Bar Harbor. Schedule at legacyartsfestival.com. Sunday to June 24.

JUNE 21

New Gloucester Strawberry Festival, berries, homemade biscuits, Hodgman’s Frozen Custard, live entertainment and more, Congregational Vestry, New Gloucester. 926-3188. 6 to 8 p.m. June 21.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

TODAY

Guided Tours, with entertaining stories of bygone days, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. Free. johnsonhall.org. 5:30 p.m. today and June 21. Through June 28.

“Ulysses for the Fun of It,” weekly listening session of a recording of James Joyce’s “Ulysses” performed by Irish actors, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. Free. maineirish.com. 6 to 7:30 p.m. today and June 21. Through June 28.

FRIDAY

“Ulysses for Beginners,” AIRE (American Irish Repertory Ensemble) performance piece with scenes, songs, slides and humor, Bull Feeney’s, Portland. Free. airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

10th Annual Tour of Architectural Gems and Hidden Gardens of Bath, various locations, Bath. $25 in advance; $30 day of tour. sagadahocpreservation.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bloomsday Portland 2012: “Poldy’s Perambulation,” Bloomsday walk from Irish Heritage Center to various spots in Portland with actors performing scenes from “Ulysses,” costumes encouraged, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. Free. airetheater.com. Noon to 4 p.m.

Bloomsday Portland 2012, Irish music from Boghat and actress Janet Lynch performs a scene from “Love’s Old Sweet Song,” Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. Free. maineirish.com. 7:30 p.m.

Hot Rods, Customs, Muscle Cars & Antique Aeroplane Show, Owls Head Transportation Museum. $12; free for youths under 18. ohtm.org. 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

SUNDAY

“Men and Their Motors,” car trivia, treasure hunts, ride in a Model T Ford and more, Seal Cove Auto Museum. $2 to $5; free for fathers. 244-9242. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Progressive Wine Dinner Walk: The Many Styles of Pork and Pinot Noir, 21-plus; stops at Cinque Terre, Vignola, The Farmers’s Table and The Sale Exchange; begins at Vignola, Portland. $75 in advance; $80 day of walk. winewiseevents.com. 5 to 8 p.m.

“Mid-Summer’s Eve at Stonehenge,” explore the Stonehenge structures from the comfort of the star dome theatre, Southworth Planetarium, USM Portland. $5. 780-4249. 7 p.m.

JUNE 21

Tate House Museum Architectural Tour, from the cellar to the attic to reveal the “insides” of an 18th-century house, Tate House Museum, Portland. $10; $8 for seniors; $6 for ages 6 to 12. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m.

• FILMS

“Beyond the Black Rainbow” (2012, rated R), Reagan-era fever dream inspired by hazy childhood memories of midnight movies and Saturday cartoons, Space Gallery, Portland. $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. today.

“Ulysses” (1967), Bloomsday screening with talk by USM professor Francis McGrath, Portland Public Library. Free. 799-5327. 6:30 p.m. today.

“Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames” (2009), documentary, discussion to follow film, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. today.

“Rear Window” (1954), Hitchcock thriller, Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“The Light in Her Eyes” (2011), documentary, Portland Public Library. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

• BOOKS/AUTHORS

Kate Shaffer, author of “Desserted: Recipes and Tales from an Island Chocolatier,” Stonewall Kitchen, York. 351-2712. 10:30 a.m. today.

Barbara Walsh, author of “August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm,” North Gorham Public Library, Gorham. 829-4290. 6:30 p.m. today.

Bruce Ross, author of “Scent of Pine: An Anthology of Maine Haiku,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

John Ford Sr., author of “Suddenly the Cider Didn’t Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine,” Books-A-Million, South Portland. 253-5587. 6 p.m. Friday.

John McDonald, author of “Maine Trivia: A Storyteller’s Useful Guide to Useless Information,” Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Richard Ford, author of “Canada,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Maine Mystery Writer Series, with James Hayman, author of “The Chill of Night,” South Portland Library. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m. June 21.

• PRO SPORTS

Portland Sea Dogs, Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, Hadlock Field, Portland. $4 to $9. milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t546. Vs. Harrisburg, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 8 p.m. June 21.

• PARTICIPANT DANCE

Tango Dance, Milonga del Este with DJ Adira, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $12. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Contra Dance, music by Belfast Bay Fiddlers with caller Chrissy Fowler, Union Hall (Town Hall), Searsport. $8; free for ages 12 and under. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.