Art

“Addiction to Perfection,” encaustic paint and mixed media by Kimberly Curry and graphite on paper by Jeanne Titherington, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through Oct. 27.

Frederick Lynch and James Linehan, “Geometry Meets Nature,” Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Through Oct. 15.

“Continuing Connections,” Michael Alpert, orchard photographs, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through Oct. 13.

Group Exhibition, Janice Anthony, Diane Dahlke, Thomas Crotty, Robert Dyer, Margaret Gill and others, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgullygallery.com. Through Sept. 30

Janice Anthony, new and recent paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston. frostgullygallery.com. Through Sept. 23.

John Urbain, “No Ideas But in Things,” Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Through Oct. 14.

“Alex Katz: Maine/New York,” paintings and one multi-part sculpture, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 859-5609. Through Dec. 30.

Chris Polson, paintings, Twin Brooks Stretchers, Lincolnville. 763-4271. Through Friday.

Paintings of Pat Sharp, Art Galleries at University of Maine at Machias. 255-1279. Through Sept. 28.

“Viewpoints,” group exhibit, Marguerite Robichaux, Elise Ansel, Tom Curry, Michele Dangelo, Kate Emlen and many others. Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. Through Sept. 24.

“Portland: Capturing a Changing Neighborhood,” Rush Brown paintings, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Monday.

“Architectural Elements,” hooked work by Roslyn Logsdon, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Through Sept. 29.

“Through the Eyes of America,” America Martin, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through Wednesday.

“40 Years Celebrating Maine,” Joellyn Duesberry oil paintings and monotypes, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through Sept. 29.

“Life Drawings,” Randall Harris, Heron Point Gallery, Portland. heronpointgallery.com. Through Sept. 29.

“Mid-Summer Perspectives,” John Bowdren, William Hallett and Gayl McNally, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. 846-7777. Through Sept. 30.

“Counterpoint III,” “Here from There” and “Intercept,” paintings, sculptures, works on paper, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Sept. 22.

“This Field,” paintings by Megan Chase, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Sept. 23.

“install 2,” three Maine artists, selections of objects and furniture from the gallery, and photographs by Sally Mann from a private collection, Corey Daniels Gallery, Wells. coreydanielsgallery.com. Through Saturday.

“The Art of Dee’s Ice Cream Packaging,” artwork by Barbara Bean and Edward Mackenzie made from material donated by Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, Richmond Store Gallery. richmondstoregallery.com. Through Oct. 31.

“Three Way Lens,” sculpture, collage, oil paintings and drawings by Priscilla Cross, Carol Sloane and Leva Tatarsky, Downtown Gallery, Washington. 845-2597. Ends Sunday.

“At Home and Abroad: Realism, Impressionism and Modernism,” European and American paintings, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through Sept. 21.

“Not the Usual Politics,” five artists explore contemporary and historical social and political behaviors, Rose Contemporary, 492 Congress St., Portland. 780-0700; rosecontemporary.com. Through Oct. 27.

Ross Grams, “Two Worlds of Home,” Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Sept. 29.

Jan ter Weele, paintings, Falmouth Memorial Library. falmouth.lib.me.us. Through Sept. 30.

“Illumination,” hand-crafted lighting sculpture by Joe Hemes, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through Sept. 16.

“Her Kingdom Under the Sea,” installation by Andrea Dezso, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. tidesinstitute.org. Through Wednesday.

“The Power of Music: Photographic Portraits of Americans and their Musical Instruments, 1860-1915,” Museum L-A, Lewiston. museumla.org. Through Sept. 23.

“Wearable Art,” jewelry, clothing and accessories by a wide array of Maine artists, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Through Oct. 31.

“Paintings, Prints and Drawings,” Sam Cady, Nancy Wissemann-Widrig, David Dewey and John Silverio, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. Through Saturday.

“Turkish Delights, Buddhas and Veils,” photographs from the Mid and Far East by Clare Stone, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Through Sept. 21.

“Far Out,” Maine Artists Collective explores line, form, color and the abstract, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Sept. 20.

Peter Poskas, “Summer Lights,” landscapes, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Through Sept. 29.

J. Thomas R. Higgins, “Paint and Perception: A Retrospective Exhibition,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Oct. 10.

Jon Imber, “Life at the Shore,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Sept. 29.

Rufus Coes and Ethel H. Blum, “Travels Near and Far, A Restrospective,” Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Sept. 29.

Exhibit by Susan Myer Riley and Travis Roy, North Yarmouth Academy (Curtis Gallery), Yarmouth. 847-5423. Through Oct. 31.

Lavendier Myers, “By the Maine Coast Edge: Intimate Views from Freeport To Monhegan Island,” paintings, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through Sept. 30.

Edwige Charlotte and Rachel Gloria, “Gilded Roots, Native Grace,” prints, paintings, textiles, and installation inspired by botanicals, cityspaces and religious iconography, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Through Oct. 28.

“Inspired by Space: Artists of the Chestunut Street Lofts,” oil paintings, mixed media, photography, pigment prints, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). portlandlibrary.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Specifically Saint John,” views across the Upper River watershed by William Lloyd Duncan, University of Maine (Blake Library), Fort Kent. Through Sept. 28.

Philip Frey, new paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through Oct. 13.

“Points of View,” Gail Rein, Irina Kahn and Suzanne Hardy, Lajos Matolcsy Arts Gallery, Norway. westernmaineartgroup.org. Through Sept. 30.

“Places of the Heart: From the Caribbean to Maine and Italy,” Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through Oct. 2.

Andrea van Voorst van Beest and Jim Kelly, gouache paintings and intaglio prints and mixed media, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through Sept. 29.

Selected Marine Art, curated by J. Russell Jinishian, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Through Sept. 23.

Thomas and Anne Dubois, paintings and woodworking, Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through Sept. 30.

Mark Bell and Cathy Melio, pottery and printmaking, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through Sept. 30.

Susan Horowitz, handcrafted pottery, Maine Potters Market, Portland. 774-1633. Through Sept. 26.

“Phantasmagoria,” Brandon Kawashima, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. Through Sept. 30.

“The Dragon Sleeps,” watercolors and Asian brush paintings by Jean Kigel, Summer Island Studio, Gallery of Fine Artisans, Brunswick. 373-1810. Through Sept. 30.

“My Studio Without Walls: Maine and Beyond,” watercolors by Tony van Hasselt, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.org. Through Sept. 16.

“Painterly Perspectives,” Jo-Ann Sanborn, Sandi Johnson and Tara O’Neill, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography,” Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through Dec. 23.

“On the Wing,” sculpture inspired by birds, exhibition and sale, curated by June LaCombe, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. “Autumn,” sculpture by 26 New England artists, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. junelacombesculpture.com. Through Oct. 8.

Jesse Gillespie, “Uncommon Beauty,” art made with found and discarded objects, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through Nov. 22.

“Black and White Is Always in Style,” 19 artists, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. lyceumgallery.com. Through Sept. 21.

“After Hours 2010,” new work by Spindleworks artists, Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through Sept. 30.

Johanna F. Hoffman, Maine artist and illustrator, University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford. 602-2269. Through Sept. 30.

Peter Agrafiotis, paintings, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through Oct. 31.

Art Openings

“Works on Paper,” origami, collage, drawing, pastel, charcoal, watercolor and more, York Art Association, York Harbor. yorkartassociation.com. Through Oct. 7. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

“All in the Family,” paintings, drawings, prints, collage, jewelry and sculpture by Beverly Price, Allison Price and Hillary Schwartz, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. 729-9108. Through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Bruce Barton Penney, paintings, Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills. 929-6472. Opening reception, 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Arlee Woodworth, “Paint,” Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Through Oct. 5. Reception with musical performance by Chris Morris, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Apple of My Eye,” paintings, watercolors, pastels and prints of apples by more than 50 mostly regional artists of the past, Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art). 935-9232. Through Nov. 13. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Jeff Keller, “Prospect,” Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Oct. 13. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.

 

Auditions

“Chicago,” high school age and up, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. 832-6060. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday.

Midcoast Community Chorus, John Street United Methodist Church, Camden. mccsings.org. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Portland Youth Dance Company, hip-hop, contemporary, jazz and modern dancers, ages 10 to 18, Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio, Portland. portlandyouthdance.com. Beginners at noon; intermediate at 1 p.m.; high-intermediate and advanced at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Honk! The Musical,” musical adaptation of “The Ugly Duckling,” parts for children, City Theater, Biddeford. citytheater.org. 2 p.m. Sept. 16.

 

Benefits

“Strut Your Mutt,” 2-mile walk-a-thon, with or without a dog, obedience demonstrations, contests and prizes, benefits Animal Welfare Society’s Sadie Fund, Mothers Beach, Kennebunk. 985-3244. Registration 10 a.m., walk at 11 a.m. Sunday, rain or shine.

Art Show and Sale, benefits Alzheimer’s Association, Cape Memory Care, Cape Elizabeth. 553-9616. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday.

Blues & BBQ Street Party, music by the Colwell Brothers Band, benefits Sagadahoc Preservation Inc., Winter Street Center, Bath, $15 to $25, under 5 free. 442-2174. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Wedding Cake House Tours, benefits hunger-relief efforts in York County, Wedding Cake House, Kennebunk, $10. 985-3700. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 16.

Ginger Mae Dyer Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser, music by Gloria Jean and the Ez Riders and many special guests, American Legion Hall, Westbrook, $5, reservations required. 490-1232. 12:30 p.m. Sept. 16.

Annual Artist’s Boutique Auction, painted treasures for home and gift giving, themed baskets, presented by Tole’n ME Chapter of Decorative Painters, benefits charities and ongoing education in the field of decorative arts, Goodwill Hinkley School, Hinckley. 968-2111. Preview starts at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 16.

 

Books and Authors

Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts (M.O.O.S.E.), storytelling for adults, with Simon Brooks, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, $5 suggested. portlandlibrary.com. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Tom Curry, author of “Island: Paintings by Tom Curry,” Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

William David Barry, author of “Maine: The Wilder Half of New England,” USM Glickman Library, Portland. 865-3152. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Maryanne O’Hara, author of “Cascade,” Longfellow Books, Portland. longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Annette Dorey, author of “Maine Mothers Who Murdered,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

William Ayot, author of three poetry collections and leader of “On The Border” poetry series in Wales, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, $3. harlowgallery.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

Monica Wood, author of “When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine,” Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick. 729-5083. 7 p.m. Friday.

William David Barry, author of “Maine: The Wilder Half of New England,” Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

 

Classical Music

Syrian Violinist Aban Zirikly, “The Pleasures of Classical Music,” talk and performance, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Pianist Frank Glazer: Retrospective, Handel, Mozart, Debussy, Chopin and Beethoven, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $10, limited number of free tickets are available for seniors and students, batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Pianist George Sebastian Lopez, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $14 to $16, students free. 689-2000. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

 

Comedy

Improvisational Comedy Festival, 14 New England improv groups, Lucid Stage, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

 

Fairs/Festivals

International Seaplane Fly-In, float plane competitions, educational exhibits, craft fair, food and more, Moosehead Lake, Greenville. seaplanefly-in.org. Sunday.

Capriccio, two-week festival of the arts with music, lectures, readings, performances and special events, various locations, Ogunquit. ogunquit.org. Through Sept. 17.

Clinton Lions Fair, midway, woodsman’s day, animal pulling events, exhibits and stage entertainment, Clinton Fairground. clintonlionsfair.com. Sunday.

Litchfield Fair, midway, agricultural exhibits, livestock and animal pulling events, Litchfield Fairgrounds. litchfieldfair.com. Sunday.

Eastport Pirate Festival, ball, parade, lobster boat race, pirate invasion, bed race, music and more, various locations, Eastport, most activities free. eastportpiratefestival.com. Sunday.

Maine Starlight Festival, events by astronomy clubs, planetariums and science centers, various locations statewide. starlightfestival.org. Sunday through Sept. 16.

Oxford County Fair, livestock shows, animal pulling events, midway, crafts, exhibits and harness racing, country singer LeAnn Rimes performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oxford Fairgrounds. oxfordcountyfair.com. Sunday through Saturday.

Celebrate Bowdoinham, annual festival with parade, activities, entertainment, contests and art show, Waterfront Park, Bowdoinham. celebratebowdoinham.com. Friday.

Trail’s End Festival, celebrating Katahdin and the region with music, food, arts and crafts, and competitions, music by Mallett Brothers Band, Maine State Dixieland Band, Pete “Skin” Byron Band and Emily Guillow, water activities and fun for children, Veterans Memorial Park, Millinocket. trailsendfestival.org. Friday through Sept. 16.

Auburn Holistic Mystic Fair, Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. 446-7868. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

York Art Association Annual Art in the Park, painters, photographers, jewelers, potters, glass artists and more, Moulton Park, York Harbor. 363-4049. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

15th Annual Bethel Harvest Fest and Chowdah Cookoff, arts and crafts, chowder and apple pie contests, demonstrations, entertainment, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, food, horse-drawn wagon rides, fly-tying and casting, two-fly fishing contest and drift boat competition, guided and self-guided bike tours and more, Bethel Common. bethelharvestfest.com. Saturday.

Annual Wells Family Jamboree, hay rides, apple picking, games, craft vendors, food vendors and more, Spiller Farm, Wells. wellschamber.org. Saturday.

Freeport Fall in the Village Art and Music Festival, arists and artisans, live music and entertainment, and food, music Saturday by Serious Rooms, Gunther Brown and Kate Schrock, music Sunday by Max Ater and Tony Boffa, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. freeportusa.com/events. Saturday and Sept. 16.

Saddleback Mountain Fall Festival, art show and sale, crafters, live music, pie eating contest, BBQ on the deck and more, saddlebackmaine.com/festivals-fall-festival, Saddleback Mountain, Rangeley. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16.

Farmington Fair, midway, exhibit halls, livestock exhibits, animal pulling events and harness racing, Farmington Fairgrounds. farmingtonfairmaine.com. Sept. 16.

 

Films

“Normative Narratives,” film series about the portrayal of gay men in cinema, “The Green,” includes Q&A with executive producer Paul Marcarelli, Space, Portland, $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“The Invisible War,” documentary on rape in the military, Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 878-9414. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Buster Keaton’s “Cameraman,” Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. leavittheatre.com. With live music from composer Jeff Rapsis, 8 p.m. Friday.

Food and Drink

Taste of Brunswick, local food, drink and music, Brunswick Mall. brunswickdowntown.org/TOB. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

For Children

Bug Maine-ia, live insect zoo, entomologists, environmental educators, foresters and others, Maine State Museum, Augusta, free. mainestatemuseum.org. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

“The Biggest Little House in the Forest,” interactive theatre experience for infants and toddlers, Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $5 to $6. kitetails.org. 11 a.m. Friday; 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday.

Music

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

Gorilla Music Battle of the Bands, Big Easy, Portland, $8 advance, $10 door, all ages. bigeasyportland.com. 4 p.m. Sunday.

HenryFest, outdoor family-oriented music festival, with Oife O’Donovan, Stray Birds, This Way, Cumberland Crossing, Lay-Z Gait Band and 317 Main Ensemble, benefits 317 Main Community Music Center in Yarmouth, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth, $18 advance, $20 door, $35 for family advance, $40 door. 846-9559. 317main.org. Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Sharon Concert Band, benefits Wounded Warrior Project, presented by First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport, Consolidated School, Kennebunkport, donation. 967-0641. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

AWOLNATION, indie pop, with Imagine Dragons and Zeale, State Theatre, Portland, $18 advance, $20 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Imagine Dragons, indie rock, in-store acoustic performance free with in-store purchase of the group’s latest album, “Night Visions,” Bull Moose, Scarborough. bullmoose.com. 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Open Mic Night, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth, free, all ages. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Mirel Wagner, folk and blues, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, free. 786-6445. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Portland Jazz Orchestra, big-band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 to $9. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Waylon Speed, country-tinged metal, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $5. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Ravex DVD Release Party, with Fresh! 3, Asylum, Portland, free, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

Nick Rachioppi, acoustic rock, country and folk, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Carmel Mikol and Roots to the Future, Celtic music, with Rachel Davis and Darrn McMullen, Portland Stage Company, $18. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Irish Sessioniers, acoustic Irish music, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth, free, all ages. 846-9555. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

BeauSoleil, contemporary and traditional Cajun music, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $30 advance, $35 door. 761-1757. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Lexi James and Cryer Creek, country, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $5 to $10. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Mutineers, eclectic string music, Gritty McDuff’s, Freeport. grittys.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Cul de Sax, “Anything Goes,” saxophone quartet performs tunes by Cole Porter, South Portland Public Library, free. 767-7660. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sparks the Rescue, with Amy Allen, Derek Wilkinson and Beware of Pedestrians, Asylum, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door, all ages. portlandasylum.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday Music Series, Nancy Sferra and Heather Hardy, singer-songwriters, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. lithgow.lib.me.us. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

Tom Rush, folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50 advance, $40.50 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. Sept. 16.

Connie Smith, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $45. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sept. 16.

Dar Williams, singer-songwriter, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft, $22.50. centertheatre.org. 8 p.m. Sept. 16.

Galactic, funk and jazz jam, with Corey Glover of Living Color, Moon Hooch opens, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $18, $35 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Sept. 16.

Marcia Gallagher Quartet, tribute to jazz sirens, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $5 to $10, 12 and under free. concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m. Sept. 16.

 

Outdoors

Thursday Morning Bird Walks with Maine Audubon, with naturalist Mike Windsor, Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Falmouth, $8, $5 members. maineaudubon.org/events. 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday.

Guided Nature Hike, learn about flora, fauna and history with a hike through fields and woods, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester, $2 to $5, under 6 free, reservations required. shaker.lib.me.us. 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

 

Special Events

Maine Good Sam Samboree RV Rally, Fryeburg Fairgrounds. mainegoodsams.org. Three-day event ends Sunday.

The Smoke and Mirror Circus, combination of circus, theater and performance art, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland, $8, 21-plus. 221-2382. 9 p.m. Sunday.

“Three Superstars in Berlin,” opera HD broadcast with Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Erwin Schrott, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $5 to $15. atthelincoln.org. 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Viva Lebowski 2012, bowling, trivia, costume contests and screening of “The Big Lebowski,” benefits United Way of Greater Portland, Bayside Bowl, Portland, $20. baysidebowl.com. Friday.

Open Lighthouse Day, many lighthouses open to the public, statewide. lighthouseday.com. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Barks in the Park, demonstrations, agility games, contests, group dog walk and more, Commons, Gardiner, free. gardinermainstreet.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

WWE RAW Smackdown Super Show, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $15 to $95. (800) 745-3000; 775-3458. Theciviccenter.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Home & Design Cape Elizabeth Kitchen Tour, 12 kitchens throughout the town, benefits Cape Elizbabeth Foundation, $20 advance, $25 day of. ceef.us. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; registration 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Inn By the Sea.

Third Annual UMFK Classic and Custom Car Show, University of Maine at Fort Kent, free. 834-7557. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Newfie Fun Days, demos, vendors and activities, benefits Newfoundland dog rescue groups, Piscataqua Boat Basin and Park, Eliot, free/donation. newfiefundays.com. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 16.

Local Antiques Appraisal, hosted by Falmouth Historical Society, Falmouth Heritage Museum. 781-2705. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Mensk Rooftop Film Series, “The Royal Tenenbaums,” bring your own lawnchair, blankets and snacks, Spring Street Parking Garage, Portland, free. menskmaine.org. 7 p.m. Sept. 16.

WMPG Bowl-A-Thon and Dance-A-Thon, bowling tournament, music by Toughcats, Sean Mencher, Pete Witham & The Cosmic Zombies, and The Wetsuits, benefits WMPG Community Radio, silent auction and raffle, Bayside Bowl, Portland, $25 to bowl, donation during music. baysidebowl.com. Bowling at noon, live music at 4 p.m. Sept. 16.

Meet the Breeds Showcase, presented by the York County Kennel Club and Vacationland Dog Club, Tractor Supply Co., Scarborough, free. akc.org/events/cgc/index.cfm. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16.

Walking Tour of John C. Humphrey’s Shipyard Site, led by Chris Gutscher, presented by Pejepscot Historical Society, Joshua Chamberlain House, Brunswick, $2, must pre-register. 729-6606. 1 p.m. Sept. 16.

 

Theater

“9 to 5: The Musical,” based on the hit movie, Ogunquit Playhouse, $29 to $74. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

“The Fox on the Fairway,” fast-paced comedy, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, $10 to $12. 626-3698. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Tess of the D’Urbervilles,” staged adaptation presented by Dead Wessex Fair, Lucid Stage, Portland, $10 to $12. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Runs through Sept. 26.

“Etty,” one-woman theatrical play based on letters and diaries of Etty Hillesum, adapted and performed by Susan Stein, Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Can U Rel8?,” short plays by Maine playwrights, Freeport Performing Arts Center. fcponline.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 16. Runs through Sept. 30.

“My Ongoing Problems With Kindness: Confessions of a Mogo Girl,” new solo performance by Zoe Weil, Stonington Opera House, $10. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” musical, Portland Players, South Portland, $15 to $20; $6 student tickets on Sept. 16. portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Runs through Sept. 30.

“My Mother’s Clothes Are Not My Mother,” one-woman play by Elizabeth Peavey, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $12 to $15. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.