• BENEFITS

TODAY

Annual Book Sale and Judy McKenzie Memorial Art Sale, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Today to Saturday.

FRIDAY

“Songs of Hope,” benefit concert by Irish tenor Mark Forrest for Mother Seton House, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $20. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7 p.m.

SATURDAY

Music and Treasures Among the Trees, 30-plus family yard sale with barbershop singers; benefits the Maine-ly Harmony Chorus; Hill Gardens Nursery, Palermo. 582-5523. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Golfing FORE! Kidneys Charity Golf Tournament, teams of four or five; raffles, silent auction and more; benefits the Maine Transplant Program’s Family Assistance Fund through Maine Medical Center; includes Famous Daves BBQ feast after the tournament; Bath Country Club, North Bath. $85 per person. 837-8062. 8:30 a.m.

SUNDAY

Strawberry Festival, quarts of strawberries, sundaes, jams, pies and shortcakes for sale; benefits First Parish Church of Brunswick music program; downtown mall and gazebo, Maine Street, Brunswick. 725-2588. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

JULY 26

Bob Gredlics Concert; benefits Southern Maine Agency on Aging, Spiral Arts, Community Partnerships for the Protection of Children and Hope Acts/Friends of Burundi; Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, South Portland. $5. thorntonheightsumc.com. 7 p.m.

• FAIRS/FESTIVALS

TODAY

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

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. Today to Sunday.

FRIDAY

BRCA Biennial Aquafest, featuring an antique wooden boat show and family festival, Belgrade Lakes. Various prices. belgradelakes.org. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Celtic Celebration, music and culture festival, various locations, Belfast. Schedule at mainecelticcelebration.com. Friday to Sunday.

Yarmouth Clam Festival, clams for sale, Maine State Pro-Am Clam Shucking Contest, entertainment, art and crafts, Diaper Derby, races and contests, midway and more, various locations, Yarmouth. Free admission. Schedule at clamfestival.com. Friday to Sunday.

Waterford World’s Fair, small community agricultural fair with workshops, a craft fair and children’s activities, Green Road, North Waterford. Schedule at waterfordworldsfair.org. Friday to Sunday.

58th Annual Alfred Festival, pancake breakfast, parade, chili-chowder-pie contest, kids’ activities, book sale and more, Alfred. Schedule at alfredme.us. Friday to Sunday.

SATURDAY

Pirate Festival, sword fights, duels, cannon fire and pirate ship attack from Pirates of the Dark Rose, Fort Knox Historic Site, Prospect. $3/donation. fortknox.maineguide.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dam Jam II, Denmark Arts Center festival featuring live music by Samuel James, The Toughcats, The Milkman’s Union, Cokeweed and Micah Blue Smaldone, plus magician JB Benn and artist Melora Kuhn, Bicentennial Park, Denmark. $10. denmarkarts.org. 3 to 10 p.m.

Great Central Maine Everything That Flies Fly In, with the Famous Texas Flying Legends, model airplanes, flying demos, vendors and more, Pittsfield Municipal Airport. eaa.org. Cost and times not given.

Mollyockett Days, parade, arts and crafts, wagon rides, belly-dancing demo, music, children’s entertainment, race and more, Bethel Village Common. Schedule at mollyockettdays.com. Saturday and Sunday.

Annual Native American Pow Wow, music, vendors, celebration of Native American heritage, Harbor Park, Wells. wellschamber.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Bingham Bicentennial, Revolutionary War encampment, children’s festival, talent show, road race, fashion show, musket-shooting contest and more, various locations, Bingham. All events are free. Schedule at binghammaine.org/bicentennial.php. Saturday to July 29.

SUNDAY

Annual Stonington Fisherman’s Day, food, crafts, vendors, codfish relay, pet show, rowboat races and more, Stonington. deerisle.com/calendar-of-events. Cost and times not given.

Celebration of the Arts, painters, printmakers, sculptors, photographers and fine crafters plus music and children’s activities, The Mooring Bed & Breakfast, Georgetown. 371-2790. Noon to 4 p.m.

JULY 26

Ossipee Valley Music Festival, with The Hot Club of Cowtown, The Parkington Sisters, Fred Eaglesmith and many more, Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, South Hiram. $25 to $50 at the gate; multi-day tickets available. Schedule at ossipeevalley.com. July 26-29.

Casco Days, midway, fireworks, chicken barbecue, road race, music and more, Casco Day Park. Schedule at cascodays.com. July 26-28.

Thoreau-Wabanaki Festival, Henry David Thoreau celebration with music, Indian culture and more, Center for Moosehead History, Greenville. thoreauwabanakitrail.org/news.html. July 26-28.

Pittston Fair, agricultural fair with midway, exhibitions, contests and events, Pittston Fairgrounds. pittstonfair.com. July 26-29.

• 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. Through Aug. 16.

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. Through Sept. 2.

23rd Annual Decorator Show House, historic home decorated by the region’s most talented designers, Harmon House, York Harbor. $20. oldyork.org. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 26. Through Aug. 11.

Behind the Scenes at the Antiques Road Show, evening program presented by Museums of Old York in conjunction with the 23rd Annual Decorator Show House, York Harbor Inn, York Harbor. $60 (reservations required); includes signature cocktail, hors d’oeuvres and lecture. oldyork.org. 6 to 8:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Summer Sinatra Dinner Dance: “Forever Frank,” Louis Philippe and a cast of young singers perform while diners eat Sinatra’s favorite Italian food, St. Anthony’s Parish, Westbrook. $15. reindeergroup.com. 6 p.m.

SATURDAY

Founder’s Day Classic Car Exhibit, more than 50 antique and classic cars, plus music, entertainment and crafts fair, Hamlin Memorial Library & Museum, South Paris. $2 to $10. hamlin.lib.me.us. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Maine Iris Society Annual Iris Auction, Treworgy homestead, Gorham. irisgarden.org. 1 to 3 p.m.

“A Wine Walk in the Old Port: The Many Styles of Sauvignon Blanc,” visit four local restaurants with sommelier Erica Archer and enjoy food and wine pairings, 21-plus; Eve’s at the Garden, Portland Harbor Hotel. $39 in advance; $45 day of event. winewiseevents.com. 3 to 5 p.m.

Fifth Annual Old York Antiques Show, Virginia Weare Parsons Education Center, York Village. $9; $5 for members. oldyork.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Truck and Tractor Meet, commercial and military vehicles plus vintage earth-moving construction equipment, Owls Head Transportation Museum. $12; free for ages 18 and under. owlshead.org. 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

SUNDAY

Open Farm Day, more than 100 Maine farms open to the public, statewide. List of farms at getrealmaine.com. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rob Mermin’s “Circle of Sawdust,” multi-media one-man show by Circus Smirkus founder, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. $15; $12 for seniors; $10 for children. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

TUESDAY

Summer Weekday Performance Series, with Matiss Duhon, juggling and humor, Post Office Park, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon.

WEDNESDAY

“Live for $5 Wednesday Night Series,” with Audiobody (The Tardy Brothers), Stonington Opera House. $5. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Edna St. Vincent Millay Anniversary Celebration, presentation on the letters of St. Vincent Millary with poet Candice Stover, Whitehall Inn, Camden. whitehall-inn.com. 7 p.m.

JULY 26

Crusher’s Kids Concerts in the Park, with the USM Chemistry Club (fun with science), Deering Oaks Park, Portland. Free. 756-8130. 12:30 p.m.

Antiques Appraisals Night, three-item limit, Raymond-Casco Historical Society Museum, South Casco. $5 per appraisal. raymondcascohistory.org. 5 p.m.

• FILMS

John Ford Film Series, “The Grapes of Wrath” (1940), Maine Historical Society, Portland. $8; $7 for students and seniors. mainehistory.org. 7 p.m. today.

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. Today to Sunday.

“The Artist” (2011, PG-13), Best Picture Oscar winner, York Public Library. Free. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Sunday.

“To Kill a Mockingbird” (1962), Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Four Weddings and a Funeral” (1994, R), outdoor screening, bring your own seating, Bok Amphitheatre (Harbor Park), Camden (rain location is Camden Public Library). Free. 236-3440. Sunset Tuesday.

“I’m Carolyn Parker: The Good, The Mad, and the Beautiful” (2011), documentary, Portland Public Library. Free. portlandlibrary.com. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Art Videos at the Gallery Film Series, “William Thon, Maine Master” and “Beverly Hallam, Artist as Innovator,” Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. Free. 646-7055. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek” (1944), Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. July 26.

• BOOKS AND AUTHORS

TODAY

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.

Jim Baumer, author of “Moxie: Maine in a Bottle,” Maine Historical Society, Portland. $8; $7 for seniors and students. mainehistory.org. 5:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Fran Houston, author of “For The Love of Peaks,” Portland Public Library. Free. portlandlibrary.com. Noon.

SATURDAY

John Ford Sr., author of “Suddenly the Cider Didn’t Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 11 a.m.

Emily Sweeney, Boston Globe journalist and author of “Boston Organized Crime,” Ashley’s Restaurant, Lyman. 641-9533. 6 p.m.

MONDAY

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

TUESDAY

Poetry Reading, with Carolyn Frost, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $5. rivertreearts.org. 2:30 p.m.

Peter Behrens, author of “The O’Briens,” Falmouth Memorial Library. Free. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org. 6 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

David Rosenfelt, author of “Leader of the Pack,” McArthur Library, Biddeford. Free. 284-4181. 6:30 p.m.

JULY 26

Poetry Night, with poets Preston Hood, Beverly Cooper-Pete, Sarah LeBlance, Celena Dykes, David Morse and more, Kennebunk Free Library. Free. kennebunklibrary.org. 7 p.m.

Lin and Larry Pardey, authors of “Bull Canyon: A Boatbuilder, a Writer, and other Wildlife,” Camden Public Library. Free. 236-3440. 6:30 p.m.

Jeff and Allison Wells, authors of “Maine’s Favorite Birds,” Falmouth Memorial Library. Free. 781-2351. 6:30 p.m.

John McDonald, author of “John McDonald’s Maine Trivia,” Maine Historical Society, Portland. $8; $7 for seniors and students. mainehistory.org. 5:30 p.m.

• PRO SPORTS

Portland Sea Dogs, Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, Hadlock Field, Portland. $4 to $9. seadogs.com. Vs. Trenton, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 6 p.m. Wednesday.

• PARTICIPANT DANCE

Tando Dance: Milonga Del Este, with DJ Adira, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $12. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. to midnight Friday.Benefits, art/craft fairs, special events, films, books and authors, dances