Art

“ArtinMe,” statewide juried exhibition juried by Connie Hayes, Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-2815. Through Saturday.

“Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine,” 35 major oils and watercolors, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Dec. 30.

“Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project,” contemporary photography made with historic processes, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Feb. 17.

“Iconic America: The U.S. Outline as National Symbol,” University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education), Portland. usm.maine.edu/maps. Through Feb. 28.

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

“Rocks Pebbles Stones,” recent paintings by Susan Myer Riley, plus work by Travis Roy, North Yarmouth Academy (Curtis Gallery), Yarmouth. 847-5423. Through Wednesday.

Edwige Charlotte and Rachel Gloria, “Gilded Roots, Native Grace,” prints, paintings, textiles and installation inspired by botanicals, city spaces and religious iconography, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Ends Sunday.

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

“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 Dec. 1.

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

“Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey,” Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portlandlibrary.com. Through Dec. 29.

“Art in Process,” high school student art exhibition, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Dec. 30.

Multimedia exhibit by Bob Santandrea, Jeanne O’Toole Hayman and Jay La Brie, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Wednesday.

Fabric and Clay Exhibit, pottery, paintings on silk and fabric art, Haley Farm Gallery, Kittery. haleygallery.com. Through Wednesday.

“Vanguard,” avant-garde, experimental and innovative works by nine Maine artists, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through Dec. 16.

“Even Now the Reaper Draws His Wages,” Kenny Cole, Unity College (Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery). uccpa.unity.edu/exhibitions. Through Wednesday. Liz Phillips, “Biyuu II,” sound and video installation, University of Maine (Art Gallery), Farmington. 778-1062. Through Thursday.

“Photographers Choice,” eight fine-art photographers, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Through Nov. 10.

“Sampler,” prints, paintings and experimental works, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through Dec. 9.

Maine Art Gallery Artists Exhibit, art depicting the open road and beyond, Atlantic Motorcar, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Through Tuesday.

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

“Fresh Paint and Recent Acquisitions,” Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wscassetbaygallery.com. Through Friday.

“Wiscasset’s Museum in the Streets,” historical Wiscasset photos, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.org. Through Tuesday.

Sculptor Jimmy Grashow, collaborative installation with students, College of the Atlantic Ethel H. Blum Gallery, Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Through Wednesday.

“Home Field,” paintings by Ben Potter, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Nov. 25.

2012 Biennial, 17 artists, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Dec. 2.

New work by Spindleworks artists, Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through Wednesday.

“Maine Masterworks,” works by James Fitzgerald, Charles Woodbury, William T. Richards, Emil Holzhauer and more. Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through Nov. 17.

“The Making of Music,” musical instruments and art inspired by music, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Ends Sunday.

“Rock, Canvas, Blow Torch,” Obadiah Bourne Buell, Jesse Butler and Chris Newcomb, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through Wednesday.

“Tuscany to Pompeii and Beyond,” Condon and Georgeann Kuhl, paintings and mixed media, Art Galleries at University of Maine at Machias. 255-1279. Through Nov. 30.

“Maine Botanicals,” drawings and monoprints of Maine flora by Barbara Bean, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. 773-6011. Through Wednesday.

“Chee Is Twee,” drawings of diminutive creatures by Michael Connor, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Wednesday.

“Eight Artists,” Dianne Schelble, Laurie Goddard, Jon Kolkin, Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Adriance DeGroff, David Estey, America Martin and Megan Hinton, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. 594-7745. Through Wednesday.

“Everyday Beauty,” travel photography by Jessica and Jason Willey, Kennebunk Free Library. 985-2173. Through Wednesday.

Alan Bray and Mayumi Sarai, paintings and sculptures, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 5.

Susan Jane Belton, “What’s Yours,” portraits of cups of various brands of coffee. University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 5.

“Falling for Color,” Martha Baum, Neil Myrick, Diana Johnson, Marcia Feller and Anne Tarbox. Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframe shopandgallery.com. Through Dec. 8.

“Once Removed” and “Transitions,” paintings by Mary Barnes and John Santoro, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Nov. 4.

Gallery Open House, John Wood, Hank Tyler, Kathleen Florance, Karl Gerstenberger and Keith Carver, Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Rockland. maineseabirds.org. Through Jan. 31.

“Escape Boundaries,” new work by Lissa Hunter and Simon van der Ven, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through Nov. 11.

“Balance,” landscapes by Jerri Finch, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. Through Wednesday.

“Off the Beaten Path,” multi-artist show on the Maine landscape, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Through Nov. 3.

Portraiture by Jeffrey Burke, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through Nov. 13.

John Marshall, landscapes, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. bayviewgallery.com. Through Nov. 10.

“Connections,” works by Lissa Hunter, Carol Stein and Tom Hall, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. georgemarshallstoregallery.com. Through Nov. 11.

Western Maine Paper Project, works on paper, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. frostfarmgallery.com. Through April 5.

“Speaking in Tongues” by Alicia Eggert, work in various media that utilizes text to explore the grey area between a simple truth and a profound insight, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Through Nov. 30.

“Abstract and Out of the Ordinary,” York Art Association, York Harbor. yorkartassociation.com. Through Nov. 4.

“Portraits of Portraits,” Jack Montgomery, Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham. merrymeetingartscenter.org. Through Dec. 10.

“Maine Boys Overseas, German Boys in Maine,” exhibit with history and artifacts from Maine P.O.W. camps between 1944 and 1946, University of Maine (Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, Michael Klahr Center), Augusta. hhrc.uma.edu. Through Nov. 30.

“Old Paint New Life,” artists re-purpose old paint, Belfast Free Library. belfast.lib.me.us. Through Wednesday.

“Zuihitsu: Look Only at the Waves,” Smudge Studio and USM art students, University of Southern Maine (Area Gallery), Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through Dec. 9.

Richard Sears, paintings and drawings, West Island Gallery, Bath. westislandgallery.com. Through Nov. 24.

Reggie Osborn, textiles, Maine Charitable Mechanics Library, Portland. 772-8598. Through Nov. 30.

“Analog/Digital,” 20 paintings and videos by Reese Inman, University of Maine (Charles Danforth Gallery), Augusta. 621-3493. Through Nov. 30.

Jon Kievitt and Garry Mitchell, works on paper and new paintings, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Nov. 17.

“Isaac Bashevis Singer and His Artists,” photography, painting, graphic design, wood-block prints and illustrated books, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org. Through Nov. 30.

“Many Times Times Square,” soundscape composition by Joel Chadabe, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Dec. 2.

“Vote, Pejepscot!”, election and political paraphernalia from the society, Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick. 729-6606. Through Dec. 31.

“We Never See Anything Clearly: John Ruskin and Landscape Painting, 1840s-1870s,” Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through Dec. 23.

“Warmth and Style,” handwoven, felted work and knit works by Janice Jones, Lorri Raymond, Susan Mills, Helen Farnham and Amy Smith, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Through Dec. 31.

“Serenity 2012,” multi-media exhibit by gallery artists and guest artist Elisabeth Heller, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through Nov. 25.

“The Incarnation of Earthly Creations,” Haitian art from paintings and sculpture to beads and metal, Museum of African Culture, Portland. museumafricanculture.org. Through Jan. 30.

“Anything But …” oils on canvas by Adeline Goldminc-Tronzo, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through Dec. 27.

Art Openings

“Groundbreakers: Mainers Shaping Agriculture’s Future,” photographs by Lily Peil, The Frontier, Brunswick. explorefrontier.com. Through Nov. 25.

Ed Douglas, new paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Dec. 1. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Tom Hall, new paintings, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Koala High: Homecoming,” recent prints by Eric Hou, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Holiday Extravaganza,” small artwork and crafts, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through Dec. 24. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Seeing Red,” paintings by Rhonda Pearle, Gary Perlmutter, Valerie Birnhak, Ruth Claff, Pauline Delin, Dick Eaton, Alison Hill and Wendy Hodge, Bridge Gallery, Portland. bridgegalleryportland.com. Through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Friday.

“N’tolonapemk: Our Relatives’ Place,” Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Friday.

“Relevant Histories,” photos drawing on historical photographic processes and art history by Brenton Hamilton, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through Dec. 1. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Freak Show,” exploration of identity and difference presented by Maine Artists Collective Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Nov. 21. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Eat More Art,” local artists showcase of one-of-a-kind art on wood panels, Pinecone + Chickadee, Portland. pineconeandchickadee.com. Through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“This Land Was Made for You and Me: Photographic Interpretations of a Legend: Woody Guthrie,” black and white photography by 19 Maine artists inspired by Guthrie’s music, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Nov. 24. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Edges of Vision,” MECA Photo Workshop group show, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through Dec. 7. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Collaborative Connections,” new work by 18 artists from Circling the Square Fine Art Press and One of a Kind Printers, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. curtislibrary.com. Through Nov. 29. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Auditions

Oratorio Chorale Open Rehearsal, all voice parts, sing with the Chorale as it rehearses music by Schubert and Mozart for shows on Nov. 17 and 18, Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. oratoriochorale.org. 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4.

Benefits

“Chefs and Musicians for Safe Harbor,” concert with singer-songwriter Peter Alexander, Adam Ezra Group and Burundian drum corps Batimbo Beat, dinner tickets are $10, under 12 $5; concert tickets are $10, under 12 free, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. firstparishportland.org. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Wine Opener, samples of food, wine and beer, emcee Eva Matteson, live jazz music, silent auction, benefits those living with cystic fibrosis, Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland, $50. newengland.cff.org. 6 to 10 p.m. Friday.

31st Annual Great Osprey 10K Ocean Run, benefits RCE scholarship fund, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport, $20 advance, $25 day of. rsu5-rce.org. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Alicia & Friends 4, musical benefit for epilepsy, regional talent, including Alicia Fournier, performs Broadway songs, raffle and champagne reception included in ticket price, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland, $20 to $50. 807-2458. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Thanks for Giving Gala, silent auction, hor d’oeuvres, dessert, cash bar, live jazz trio, benefits Dean Snell Cancer Foundation, The Inn at Brunswick Station, $50, advance sales only. 837-9919. 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

“Maine Loves Lucy,” live music, face painting, balloon animals, juggling, coloring contest, benefits Lucy’s Love Bus and the Maine Children’s Cancer Center, The Loft, Portland, $5, $10 family. 671-6858. Noon to midnight Saturday.

“Cranksgiving,” bike race benefits Project F.E.E.D., ride to stores to purchase food for donation, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. 845-489-3612; cranksgivingportland.blogspot.com. 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Books and Authors

Steve Pinkham, author of “Old Tales of the Maine Woods,” Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Noon Tuesday.

Morgan Callan Rogers, author of “Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

“Changes,” South Portland Library Writers Group reading with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Barbara Walsh, South Portland Public Library, free. southportlandlibrary.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Cartoonist Lincoln Peirce, creator of the “Big Nate” comics and books, Casablanca Comics, Portland. casablancacomics.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Kevin Stoehr, author of “Ride, Boldly Ride: The Evolution of the American Western,” Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. maineirish.com. 2 p.m. Nov. 4.

Sarah Slagle Arnold, author of “Faith and Madness: A Spiritual and Psychological Journey,” Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick. 729-5083. 3 p.m. Nov. 4.

Classical Music

USM Wind Ensemble, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, $3 to $6. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m. Sunday.

DaPonte String Quartet- Winter Series I Program, Haydn, Bartok and Mozart, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $20, under 21 free. daponte.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Hikari String Trio, Mozart, Rose and Dvorak, The Old White Church, Buxton, $18, $15 seniors and students. 929-6472. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Portland String Quartet, with pianist Cheryl Tschanz and violinist Dean Stein, Beethoven, Brahms and Beach, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $20 to $22, students free. larksociety.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Symphony Orchestra: Cello-bration!, Vivaldi, Ott, Rossini and Shostakovich, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31 to $76. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Pianists Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank, presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $10 to $38. portlandovations.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Europa Galante, Baroque music ensemble from Italy performs Vivaldi, Couperin, Mascitti, Corelli, more, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $5, free for first 100 seniors and students. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Cohen Chamber Music Series, cellist Jan Muller-Szeraws and pianist Adam Golka, Hebron Academy (Lepage Center for the Arts), free. hebronacademy.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Autumn Songs,” duo Baars-Henneman performs Dutch improvised music, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Camerata New England, chamber music, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg, $10 to $20. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

PSO Pops! Presents Swingin’ the American Songbook, with jazz vocalist Banu Gibson and tap dancer Jason Rodgers, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $20 to $65. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Nov. 4.

The Sea Reeds Clarinet Quartet, Mozart to Gershwin to Joplin, Christ Church, Kennebunk, $10, $7 seniors and children. christchurchkennebunk.org. 2 p.m. Nov. 4.

Comedy

“Mommie Queerest,” Jamie Morris’ twisted comedy, Camden Opera House, $25. camdenoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

“Seriously Funny Standup,” Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $8 advance, $10 door. 939-6429. 7 p.m. Nov. 4.

Dance

Greater Portland Community Contra Dance Series, live music by Rodney Miller, Glen Loper and Owen Marshall, caller Bill Olson, Falmouth Congregational Church, $5 to $10. 358-9354. Lessons 7:15 p.m., dance 8 p.m. Saturday.

Contra Dance, Big Moose Band and caller Chrissy Fowler, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor, $1 to $6. 288-5015. Family dance at 6:30 p.m., lessons at 7:30, dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Eight to the Bar, swing dance with six-piece band, Woodfords Club, Portland, $10. portcityswing.com. Dance lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.

Fairs/Festivals

Annual Invitational Fine Art and Crafts Sale, preview with food and music, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, $10. ogunquitmuseum.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, St. Anthony’s Parish, Westbrook. 857-0490. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4.

Winterberry Fair, People’s United Methodist Church, Union. 785-4531. 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Country Corner Christmas Fair, Buxton United Methodist Church. 642-4958. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas by the Sea Holiday Fair, Elijah Kellogg Church, Harpswell. 725-0291. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Annual Fall Fair, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Sanford. 324-8119. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, Longfellow Place, Westbrook. 854-9623. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Bountiful Fair, Stevens Avenue Congregational Church, Portland. 797-4573. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Craft Fair, Elm Street United Methodist Church, South Portland. 799-0407. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, St. Bernard’s Church, Rockland. 594-2109. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

League of Maine Craft Show, Wells Junior High School, free. 646-5172. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 4.

Vendredi Club Craft Fair, Crooked River School, Casco. 627-4426. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

18th Annual Bells of St. Mary’s Christmas Craft Fair and Cafe, St. Mary’s Church, Bath. 443-3423. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Festival of Crafts, Brunswick High School, Brunswick. coastalmainegreatdanerescue.com. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Harvest Fair, Saint David’s Church, Kennebunk. 985-3073. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Fall Festival and Open House, Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport. merriconeag.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Films

“Bluestocking Film Series,” short films by women directors from Maine, New York, Los Angeles and Germany, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $9. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Global Lens International Film Series, “Mourning” (2011, Iran), Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, free. bates.edu/museum. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

“Damnationland 2012,” showcase of Maine-made short horror films, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $7. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

“Granito: How to Nail a Dictator,” with filmmakers Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis, Bowdoin College (Kresge Auditorium), Brunswick, free. 725-3552. 6:30 p.m. Monday.

“Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?”, award-winning environmental documentary, Kennebunk Free Library, free. 985-2173. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Star Wars Uncut,” crowd-sourced shot-by-shot remake of “Star Wars: Episode 4, A New Hope,” Space, Portland, free. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Nature at Risk Film Series, “When the Mountains Sound,” directed by Kennebunk New School student Nate Bennett, Louis T. Graves Library, Kennebunkport, free. 967-2778. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

“Children of Heaven,” Iranian family drama, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Warren Miller’s “Flow State,” inspiring mountains and sensational athletes from around the globe, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $27. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Betting the Farm,” verite documentary that follows three farmers, Hannaford Hall, USM, Portland, $10. space538.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Fall Film Series, “A Seperation” (PG-13. Persian with subtitles), York Public Library, free. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Nov. 4.

For Children

“Trick-or-Treat Symphony,” family-friendly concert, costumes encouraged, come early for games, crafts and musical fun, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $10. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

“Sleeping Beauty,” adventurous take on Charles Perrault’s classic tale, Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8 to $9. kitetails.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Halloween Spooktacular, stories, games, crafts. costumes encouraged, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Nature of Halloween, amazing facts and touchable objects related to spooky and magical creatures, costumes encouraged, College of the Atlantic (George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History), Bar Harbor, $2 to $3.50. 288-5395. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Beauty and the Beast, Jr.,” musical, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro, $5 to $10. 832-6060. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 4.

“Play Me A Story,” interactive theater performance and workshop, for ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company, $15. portlandstage.org. “Crazy Critters,” 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Nursery Rhyme Story Time, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Music

Anthony Gomes Band, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Fiddle-icious, Maine fiddle orchestra plays traditional Celtic music, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $12 to $14. 689-2000. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Castlebay, concert of the music and lore of Halloween/Samhain by folk duo, Winter Street Center, Bath, $10, children free. 529-5438. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Heather Pierson, solo piano, “The Open Road” CD-release Show, First Universalist Church, Norway, $15 includes copy of the CD. heatherpierson.com. 3 p.m. Sunday.

“A Weekend to Remember,” The Hush Quartet, presented by Dimensions in Jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door ($10 seniors, $5 students). 828-1310. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Country Music Jamboree, Bob Elston and the Road Rangers, Chris Fyfe, Bert Hoppler, Brenda Millett, many others, benefits Bill Giasson Memorial Music Camp Scholarship Fund, American Legion Post 205, Augusta. 495-3864. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Citizen Cope, acoustic blues, rock and soul, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door, all ages, general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Halloween Party with Anthony Gomes Band, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Newfoundland Songwriter’s Showcase, with Ian Foster and Terry Penney, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

fun., indie rock, State Theatre, Portland, SOLD OUT, all ages, general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Orchard Lounge, DJ collective, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 to $25 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Toots and the Maytals, ska, reggae. acoustic show, with guest Anders Osborne, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $76. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Pete Witham & The Cozmik Zombies, with Dark Follies, Bayside Bowl, Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Pretty Lights, electronic, with Keys N Krates and Eliot Lipp, State Theatre, Portland, $35 advance, $40 door, general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Newfoundland Songwriter’s Showcase, with Ian Foster and Terry Penney, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Camden Library Coffeehouse with Meteora, folk trio of Will Brown, Jim Loney and Kat Logan, Camden Public Library, $5 to $7. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Thursday.

J Boog and Hot Rain, Asylum, Portland, $10, 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Belo, Haitian reggae star with band, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $15 advance, $20 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Chris Smither, blues and folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $20 advance, $23 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Newfoundland Songwriter’s Showcase, with Ian Foster and Terry Penney, Herbert Grand Hotel, Kingfield, $15. 491-3370. 7 p.m. Friday.

Bob Charest Band, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $6, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

El Grande with Roots, Rhythm & Dub, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Whitcomb, with Gozu, Murcielago and Freedom Hawk, Asylum, Portland, $6, 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Umphrey’s McGee, progressive jam band, with The Bright Lights Social Hour, State Theatre, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Melissa Ferrick, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Brew, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $8 to $20 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

ImproVox, jazz and new folk, The Heart Opening, Portland, $12. 838-2915. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Belo, Haitian reggae star with band, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $10 to $35. baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Pianist and composer Angelica Sanchez, with percussionist Gustavo Aguilar and guitarist Omar Tames, presented by Dimensions in Jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door ($10 seniors, $5 students). 828-1310. 8 p.m. Saturday.

French Invasion Saturday, Britta Pejic et Les Frenchmen, Le Prestige, with French trivia and bingo, Bayside Bowl, Portland, free, all ages. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

New Gloucester Village Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester, $5 to $10. 926-3260. Castlebay, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Ron Carroll and Friends, tribute to Scott Joplin and Al Jolson, benefits Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre), $10 advance, $12 door. 841-3007. 2 p.m. Nov. 4.

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Scottish fiddler and cellist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $18 advance, $22 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4.

Belo, Haitian reggae star with band, Hannaford Hall, USM, Portland, $10 to $34. portlandovations.org. 7 p.m. Nov. 4.

Outdoors

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

Weekly Bird Walk, with COA student naturalist Anna Stunkel, College of the Atlantic (George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History), Bar Harbor, free. 288-5395. Meet at the museum north entrance, 10 a.m. Thursday.

Special Events

Henry Rollins, “Takes on Capitalism,” spoken word commentary, Cony High School Auditorium, Augusta, $20 to $25. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.

“Spooky Car Days,” scary sounds and sights, history, brass-trimmed autos, Seal Cove Auto Museum, Seal Cove, $4.50, under 12 free. 244-9242. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday.

The Cashore Marionette’s “Simple Gifts,” portrayals and poignant scenes from everyday life set to classical music, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $5 to $10. laarts.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Globe on Screen: “Much Ado About Nothing,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $10 to $15. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Forget Tobacco Halloween Party, costume party with DJ Chad Bullock, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10, two for $15, 18-plus. forgettobacco.com/halloween. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Red Green Live, “Wit & Wisdom” Tour, author, humorist and handyman from “The Red Green Show,” Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $54.50. porttix.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

“A Spirited Evening Harvest Dinner,” three-course dinner with psychic Vicki Monroe, Kennebunk Inn, $68. 985-3351. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Halloween Fun Day, International Cryptozoology Museum, Portland, $2. cryptozoologymuseum.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Halloween Special Benefit, casting Sasquatch with Maine Guide Dustin Howe, treats for kids and adults, International Cryptozoology Museum, Portland, $10. cryptozoologymuseum.com. 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Forget Tobacco Halloween Party, costume party with DJ Chad Bullock, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10, two for $15, middle school free. forgettobacco.com/halloween. Middle school 6 to 9 p.m., high school from 9 p.m. to midnight Wednesday.

Dinner Theater Series, “An Evening with Poe: Tales of Mystery & Suspense,” Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $10. 361-2272. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

National Theater Live: “Timon of Athens,” Shakespeare’s fable of consumption, debt and ruin, written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $10 to $18. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Granular Modality,” live Sound Exploration with Earl Howard, with guest Gustavo Aguilar, Emery Community Arts Center, Farmington, free. 778-7288. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Innovators of Design,” Maine designers share their inspiration, history and what it takes to succeed in Maine, with organic textile and fashion designers Brook Delorme and Daniel Pepice, fashion designer Jessie Lacey, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $5. rivertreearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

National Theater Live: “Timon of Athens,” Shakespeare’s fable of consumption, debt and ruin, written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15 to $23. rocklandstrand.com. 3 and 7 p.m. Thursday.

National Theater Live: “Timon of Athens,” Shakespeare’s fable of consumption, debt and ruin, written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $5 to $15. atthelincoln.org. 1 and 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Sacred Stories,” told by refugees, immigrants and international students of Colors of Community, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 729-8515. 7 p.m. Friday.

“The Moving Panorama of Pilgrim’s Progress,” with music and narration, Saco City Hall Auditorium, $5. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

New Gloucester History Barn Open House, exhibit includes newly acquired town records and a tuning fork, New Gloucester Historical Society (History Barn), free. 926-3188. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

“The Sounds of Bloom’s Sirens,” actors, musicians and audience members treat Joyce’s text as a musical score, Emery Community Arts Center, Farmington, free. 778-7288. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Farmington ReSounding,” live installation with local poets and writers, Nordica Auditorium, Farmington, free. 778-7288. 3 p.m. Saturday.

“King Friday’s Dungeon,” adult puppet slam, variety of puppeteers, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“The End of the World Afterparty,” music from DJ Mr. Dereloid, appetizers, cocktails, presented by The Farnsworth Collective, Odd Fellows Hall, Rockland, $25 advance, $30 door, 21-plus. 596-6256. 9 p.m. Saturday.

“Pearl Sawyer: Poet in Residence,” tribute to Sawyer, First Universalist Church, Auburn, $7 to $10. auburnuu.org. 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Nov. 4.

Down East Country Music Association Annual Country Legends and Memorial Awards, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls, $2 to $7. 793-8884. Noon Nov. 4.

Sports

Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $15 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Manchester, 7:30 p.m. Sunday; vs. St. John’s, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Theater

“The Book Club Play,” comedy about a book club becoming the subject of a documentary film, The Public Theatre, Lewiston, $5 to $18. thepublictheatre.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Good People,” by David Lindsay-Abaire, presented by Good Theater, drama set in South Boston explores the differences between the haves and the have nots, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 4.

“The Medicine Show,” presented by Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble, original play using masks, drumming, song and dance performed outdoors, Bowdoinham Public Works, $10. ziggurattheatre.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.

“Topdog/Underdog,” by Suzan-Lori Parks, presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, drama about the gritty lives of two street-savvy hustlers, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), $20 to $35. dramaticrep.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Nov. 4.

“Eurydice,” by Sarah Ruhl, classic myth of Orpheus re-imagined through the eyes of its heroine, Theater Project, Brunswick, $18. theaterproject.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 4. Runs through Nov. 11.

“Wyrd Sisters,” parody of the three witches of “Macbeth,” Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $12. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 4.

“Homestead Crossing,” comedy, part love story, part existential mystery, Portland Stage Company, $34 to $44. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 4. Runs through Nov. 18.

“You Can’t Take It with You,” romantic comedy by Kaufman and Hart presented by The Theatre Company at Falmouth High School, $5 to $7. falmouththeatre.org. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Nov. 4.

“End of Summer,” presented by Bowdoin Department of Theater and Dance, comic melodrama set entirely at a wealthy estate on the coast of Maine, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, free. 725-3375. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

“Big Love,” lively modern adaptation of ancient Greek drama, Bates College (Gannett Theater), Lewiston, $3 to $6. 786-8294. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 4.

“Assassins,” musical theater, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, $5 to $15. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 and 5 p.m. Nov. 4.

Dark Tales, family friendly spooky vaudeville comedy, Lewiston Middle School, $8 to $10. laarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“44 Plays for 44 Presidents,” presented by Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy, Bangor Opera House, $5 to $10. penobscottheatre.org. 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Acorn Productions’ “Naked Shakespeare,” short scenes and speeches during dinner, Portland Club, $25. 761-6665. 6 p.m. Friday.

“Hamlet,” presented by The Theater at Monmouth, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner, $10 to $19. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Hapgood,” espionage thriller by Tom Stoppard, Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills, $18 to $20. 929-5412. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Runs through Nov. 10.

“My Mother’s Clothes Are Not My Mother,” writer Elizabeth Peavey’s one-woman show, Rockport Opera House, $10. 236-2514. 2 p.m. Saturday.

“The Wiz,” musical, Community Little Theatre, Auburn, $12 to $18. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 4. Runs through Nov. 11.

“Jack and the Beanstalk,” children’s-theater version set in modern times with Jack as a middle school student, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $4 to $6. acorn-productions.org. 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 4. Runs through Nov. 18.

“Wings of Courage,” presented by Mad River Theatre Works Company, musical baesd on the life of Eugene Bullard, first African-American combat pilot, Lewiston Middle School, $8 to $10. laarts.org. 3 p.m. Nov. 4.Editor’s Note: To submit items for Calendar, send mail to GO at The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram,

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