• BENEFITS

TODAY

Wine Dinner and “South Pacific” Show, dinner followed by “South Pacific” at the Ogunquit Playhouse; benefits the Marginal Way Preservation Fund; Katie’s Cafe on Shore Road, Ogunquit. $150; $110 for dinner only. 604-4884. 5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

25th Anniversary Ceramic Art Auction, supports Watershed’s residency programs, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle. Free admission. watershedexhibits.org. 6 to 8 p.m.

10th Annual Summer Celebration Fundraiser, dog tricks, pony rides, food, auctions, live music and more, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth. Donation. skylinefarm.org. 9 a.m.

Nicole’s 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Caring Unlimited, Lords Point, Kennebunk Beach. $20 to $25. nicolesrun.org.. Registration at 6:45 a.m., race at 9 a.m.

Book Sale Blow Out, books and movies, Louis T. Graves Library, Kennebunkport. 967-2778. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Maine Home + Design Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour, self-guided tour of Cape Elizabeth private gardens; benefits arboretum at Fort Williams Park; Cape Elizabeth. $20, $25. fortwilliams.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Salad Days, select a handcrafted plate and fill it with salad, bread and more, plus live music and children’s activities; benefits the center; Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle. $30. 882-6075. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Judy McKenzie Memorial Art Sale Preview Party, York Public Library. $10. york.lib.me.us. 5 to 7 p.m.

SUNDAY

Vintage Moxie Car Show, antiques, street rods, motorcycles, Corvettes, Mustangs and more; benefits the Sunshine Hill Neighbor’s Senior Citizen Program; Lisbon High School. Entry fee: $10 for driver and passenger. Admission: $5; $3 for ages 12 to 17. moxiefestival.com. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Eighth Annual Victorian Tea, with music by harpist Jane Wilcox Hively; benefits The Friends of Parsonsfield Seminary restoration; Parsonsfield Seminary. $15 in advance; $20 day of tea. 793-8825. 1 to 4 p.m.

TUESDAY

Bark in the Park, pre-game parade for pups and people led by Slugger; benefits the Maine Medical Center Therapy Dog Program; Hadlock Field, Portland. $7; dogs must have tickets. 347-8606. 6:15 p.m.

JULY 19

Annual Book Sale and Judy McKenzie Memorial Art Sale, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. July 19-21.

• FAIRS/FESTIVALS

Norway Arts Festival, arts, crafts, dance, theater and music, downtown Norway. Price not given. norwayartsfestival.org. Today to Saturday.

Ossippee Valley Fair, country fair with livestock, events and exhibits, South Hiram. $5, $10. ossipeevalleyfair.com. Today to Sunday.

Moxie Festival, annual festival with music, performances, parade and Moxie, downtown Lisbon Falls. Free. Schedule at moxiefestival.com. Friday to Sunday.

Maine Windjammer Parade, see the entire fleet of tall ships during an afternoon Parade of Sail, Rockland Breakwater. sailmainecoast.com. Free. 2 to 4 p.m. Friday.

Greek Fest 2012, authentic Greek food, live music and entertainment, St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Saco. stdemetriosmaine.com. Free admission. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Flamingo Festival, celebrating flamingos and the color pink, Harbor House Community Center, Southwest Harbor. Price not given. harborhousemdi.org. Friday to Monday.

“Celebrate Summer in Harpswell,” farm, studio and garden tours, activities, demonstrations, painting, jewelry and more at 33 locations on Harpswell Neck (Route 123) and along Route 24 on Great Island, Cundy’s Harbor and Orr’s and Bailey Islands, Harpswell. Various prices. 833-6004. Saturday and Sunday.

Maine Potato Blossom Festival, farmer olympics, road race, arts and crafts, fireworks, antique tractor pull, mashed-potato wrestling and more, Fort Fairfield. Various prices. Schedule at fortfairfield.org. Saturday to July 22.

Central Maine Egg Festival, “egglympics,” parade, fireworks, chicken barbecue and world’s largest frying pan, Manson Park, Pittsfield. Free. Schedule at pittsfield.org. Tuesday to July 21.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

TODAY

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.

Designer Show House, more than a dozen Maine and New England designers presented by Kennebunk Historical Society, Kenneth Roberts Estate, Kennebunkport. designershowhouse.eventbrite.com. $20. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today to Saturday.

Historic Old Port Walking Tours, 90-minute tours from trained guides, not recommended for children under age 12, Maine Historical Society, Portland. $10. mainehistory.org. 10:30 and 1 p.m. today to Saturday and July 19. Through Sept. 2.

FRIDAY

23rd Annual Decorator Show House Preview Party, meet designers, fine food and drinks, 19 Harmon Park Road, York Harbor. $75 to $125. oldyork.org. 6 to 9 p.m.

Boston Babydolls’ “A (re) Moveable Feast,” food-themed burlesque show, Lucid Stage, Portland. $18; $16 for seniors and students. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

SATURDAY

“Craft Beer Comes to Boothbay,” taste beers from more than 30 Maine breweries, 21-plus; Boothbay Resort. $50; $75 VIP tickets include noon entry. boothbayresort.com. 1 to 4 p.m.

R and R Spinners Spinning Demo, demonstration of traditional skills, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Free. 926-4597. 10 a.m.

“Arts at the Old Town House,” show and sale, Old Town House, Jefferson. 549-5258. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Garden Tour, self-guided tour features 11 gardens in Kezar Falls, Parsonsfield and Porter; Riverside United Methodist Church, Kezar Falls. $12 in advance; $15 day of tour. 625-3082. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“An Evening with Duke Ellington,” recorded music and slide presentation on the life and career of jazz legend, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15; $12 for seniors and students. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Western Maine Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Festival, Telstar High School, Bethel. $2; free for children under 12. 527-2938. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Chickadee Quilters of Bridgton Quilt Show, quilts on display, vendor area, yard sale table and refreshments, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton. $5. 647-5197. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

23rd Annual Decorator Show House, spaces decorated by the region’s most talented designers, Harmon House, York Harbor. $20. oldyork.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 19. Through Aug. 11.

MONDAY

Seanachie Nights: Spoken Word and Music, features sea shanties by Roll and Go, Bull Feeney’s, Portland. $9/donation. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m.

TUESDAY

Summer Weekday Performance Series, featuring Vandini the Children’s Musician, Post Office Park, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon. Through July 31.

WEDNESDAY

“Live for $5 Wednesday Night Series,” with comedian Brent McCoy, Stonington Opera House. $5. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Through Aug. 29.

JULY 19

Behind the Scenes at the Antiques Road Show, includes signature cocktail, hors d’oeuvres and lecture, York Harbor Inn. $60; reservations required. oldyork.org. 6 to 8:30 p.m.

• FILMS

Maine International Film Festival, features, documentaries, shorts and special programs, Railroad Square Cinema and Waterville Opera House, Waterville. $9 per film; various prices for special events; festival passes available. Schedule at miff.org. Friday to July 22.

Mensk Rooftop Film Series, “Up” (2009), bring your own lawnchair, blankets and snacks, Spring Street Parking Garage, Portland. Free. menskmaine.org. 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 16.

“Living Downstream,” 2010 documentary based on book by ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, discussion follows the film, York Public Library. Free. york.lib.me.us. 5 p.m. Monday.

“The Spitfire Grill” (1996, Rated PG), Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“The Barber of Birmingham” and “Sin Pais (Without Country),” documentary shorts, Portland Public Library. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Shut Up and Play the Hits: The Last Days of LCD Soundsystem,” 2012 concert documentary, Space, Portland. $8. space538.org. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Wednesday.

“Music and Movies,” three silent films — “The Adventurer” starring Charlie Chaplin, “Never Weaken” starring Harold Lloyd and “The Playhouse” starring Buster Keaton — accompanied by music by Rick Benjamin and The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra; Strand Theatre, Rockland. $40; $8 for youths. baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• BOOKS/AUTHORS

TODAY

Katherine Mayfield, author of “A Box of Daughter: Overcoming a Legacy of Emotional Abuse,” York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.

Bill Barry, author of “Maine: The Wilder Half of New England,” Maine Historical Society, Portland. Free. 774-1822. 5 p.m.

Dr. Jeremy Spiegel, author of “The Mindful Medical Student: A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Staying Who You Are While Becoming Who You Want to Be,” Falmouth Memorial Library. Free. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org. 6:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

“Lowry’s Lodge,” monthly reading series hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel with poets Steve Cowperthwaite and Ted Bookey, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $5/donation. acorn-productions.org. 7 p.m.

Poet Alicia Fisher, author of “Tenants,” with music by Lauryn Hottinger, Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick. 729-5083. 7 p.m.

Jennifer Gooch, author of “Girl Unmoored,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon.

SATURDAY

“Books in Boothbay: Maine’s Summer Book Fair,” featuring 40 authors from throughout the state, Boothbay Railway Village. booksinboothbay.blogspot.com. 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

MONDAY

Port Veritas Spoken Word Night, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Free/donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m.

JULY 19

Kate Flora, author of “Redemption,” South Portland Library. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m.

Poetry Reading, with former poet laureate Betsy Scholl, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $5. rivertreearts.org. 2:30 p.m.

Lee Francis, author of “Kunu’s Basket,” Children’s Discovery Museum, Augusta. 622-2209. 11 a.m.

• 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. New Hampshire, 7 p.m. today and Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday; vs. Reading, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, noon Wednesday.

• PARTICIPANT DANCE

Swing Dance, with DJ PJ, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8. mayostreetarts.org. Lesson at 7 p.m., dance 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Contra Dance, music by Riptide, caller Maggie Robinson, bring clean shoes for dancing, Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth. $10; $7 for seniors and students. 233-4325. Potluck at 7 p.m., beginner’s session at 7:30 p.m.; dance 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday.