Art

“Out of Africa,” paintings by Kenyan artist Timothy Brooke, and “Drawing on Porcelain,” by Tim Christensen, sgraffito images from nature on porcelain, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through Saturday.

“Through the Trees,”r paintings by Jane Dahmen, and “Small Kingdom,” small-scale sculptures of animals by Carole Hanson, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through Saturday.

William Irvine, “New Work,” and David Peterson, “Boats,” Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through Aug. 31.

Micah Webbert & Allen Ponziani, drawings, paintings and sculptures, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Aug. 24.

“The Tourist of 1913,” costumes, artifacts and more show how this area became the mecca of tourism that it is today, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Sept. 14.

“Window. Water. House. Paint,” Rae Ingwerson, Julia Einstein, G. Bud Swenson and Tim Dowling, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehive kennebunk.com. Through Aug. 18.

“In the Mountains of Western Maine,” watercolor views of mountain splendor by John Carnes, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through Aug. 31.

“Popscapes,” collage and pop patterns by Natalie Lanese, Space, Portland. space538.org. Through Friday.

“Celebration, Tradition and Change,” works by Asherah Cinnamon explore avenues of healing, both personal and planetary, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Aug. 29.

“Three Chords” by Joanne Freeman; “Travel in My Borrowed Lives” by Rachelle Agundes and Sean Downey; and “Monhegan: A New Perspective” by Emily Trenholm, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. uma.maine.edu. Through Sept. 21.

“A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin,” 80 historic and contemporary works that represent Mount Katahdin and the surrounding region, through Oct. 27; and Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, works by 10 artists, through Oct. 31, University of New England Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery.

“Love of ME,” photographs that capture the beauty of Maine, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through Aug. 31.

Tom Glover, paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgully gallery.com. Through Aug. 25.

“Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War,” photographs, letters, artifacts, maps and memorabilia, Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Through May 26.

“Layers of Maine,” Tom Ferrero, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlow gallery.org. Through Aug. 23.

“Celebrating 25 Years: Past and Present,” paintings, sculpture, jewelry and handmade paper, Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell. widgeoncove.com. Through Aug. 29.

“Andy Warhol: American Icon,” 50 to 60 photographic images and original art by Warhol, through Sept. 1; “Henry Strater: A Life in Art,” 60 of the most important works from the collection, through Oct. 31.

Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org.

“Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea” and “August,” paintings by Katherine Bradford, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. 725-3275. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through Sept. 1.

Paintings by David Vickery and sculpture by Blakeney Sanford, College of the Atlantic, Ethel H. Blum Gallery, Bar Harbor. coa.edu. Through Aug. 23.

“The Lunder Collection,” 19th- and 20th-century art; “Spaces and Places,” Chinese art; and “American Weathervanes,” weathervanes from the late 19th century, through June 8; “A Thing Alive: Modern Views from the Marin Collections,” and works by John Marin, Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget, Alfred Stieglitz and others, through Sept. 10; “Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; “Alex Katz: “A Matter of Light,” 48 prints, drawings and paintings, through Sept. 15; and “Process & Place,” exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/museum.

“Visions of the River,” art show to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Damariscotta River Association, Round Top Barn, Damariscotta. 563-1393. Through Saturday.

“Puffin Dialogues,” oil paintings by Lea Peterson, Centre Street Art Gallery, Bath. 442-0300. Through Aug. 24.

“News/Not News,” mixed media paintings and three-dimensional wall pieces by Marcia Annenberg, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.org. Through Aug. 23.

“Pity the Clouds,” drawings by Kimberly Convery, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Through Aug. 31.

“Coastal Spirits,” Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.org. Through Aug. 25.

“Surf & Turf,” seascapes, landscapes, sculpture, jewelry and more created on the coast of Maine, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Through Saturday.

“Maine Voices from the Civil War,” letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the period, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestatemuseum.org. Through May 2015.

“Fun With the Dutch,” paintings by Judy Sowa, York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. Through Aug. 31.

“Suitcase in My Hand,” abstract paintings by Meghan Brady, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Aug. 25.

Laura Bianchi, oil, tempera and acrylic paintings, Goobies, Boothbay Harbor. 633-7001. Through Sept. 1.

Edna St. Millay exhibit, photographs, letters and Millay family mementos, Cramer Museum, Rockport. 236-2257. Through Aug. 31.

“Creativity Galore,” works by more than 35 Maine artists in metal, clay, fiber, mixed media, glass and more, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through Aug. 31.

“The Good Life in Maine,” artists Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Husson, Lea Peterson and Sue Zimmerman, and guest artists Denise Rankin and Annie Merrill, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 449-8215. Through Sept. 2.

“Hidden Histories,” abstract, naturally dyed and stitched figures and textile art by Sallie Findlay, Karen Munson and Debra Spaulding, Maine Fiberarts,

Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Through Aug. 29.

“Art Without Borders,” painting, photography, printmaking, digital art, collage and assemblage, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Aug. 26.

Pam Cabanas, images in pastel and ink wash, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Through Aug. 31.

David Driskell, “Reflections Within Form,” and work by Maurice Freedman, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhut galleries.com. Through Aug. 31.

Photographer Winky Lewis and ceramic artist Miles Spadone, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. feedtheengine.org. Through Aug. 24.

“Summer Gathering,” group show of gallery artists, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 7.

Patricia Wheeler, mixed-media paintings, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through Sept. 1.

“Life Is Funny Art Is Serious,” epigrammatic paintings by Todd McKie, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through Aug. 27.

“A Journey Inside Vietnam,” photographs by Bruce Brown, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. 221-3443. Through Sept. 30.

“A Day at the Beach,” paintings by Lori Ingraham, and “Images of Portland, Maine,” by Robert Wieferich, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Sept. 7.

“Simple Pleasures 2013: Three Women’s Views,” Cynthia Asherman, Judy Segal and Sharon Culf-Gorman, LaMarche Gallery, Smith Union, Brunswick. 725-3902. Through Aug. 30.

“Some Burdensome: Big Ships, Big Cargoes,” presented by Maine Maritime Museum, exhibit pays homage to large ships, past and present, and the folks who load them, Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Through Aug. 31.

“Late Summer Rhythms,” works by KDB, Suzanne deLesseps, Diana Johnson, Elizabeth Newman and Lois Strickland, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeand gallery.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Then & Now II,” Charles DuBack, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Through Sept. 1.

“New Works: New Directions,” works by the galleries’ newest artists, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Through Aug. 31.

“Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22; “Stories of the Land and Its People,” student collaborative exhibition, through Sept. 1; “Every Picture Tells a Story,” N.C. Wyeth illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum, through Dec. 29; “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals,” through Jan. 5; “American Treasures: Small Treasures,” through Dec. 29, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org

“What’s in a Name?” Marsha Proud Coelho and Peggy Cope, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree.com.

“Eastern Views,” recent Asian brush and watercolor by Jean Kigel, River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. Through Wednesday.

Addison Woolley Gallery presents 13 artists’ group exhibit, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. addison woolley.com. Through Aug. 31.

“Boot & Canoe,” photographs by Peter Patenaude and Victoria Hatzelis, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Through Aug. 23.

“Little Mysteries,” paintings by Mat O’Donnell, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 725-5242. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 30.

Mary Barnes, Elena Kuble, Margaret Rizzio, Thorsten Dennerline and Sarah Pike, paintings, mixed media, paperworks and handmade prints, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Opening reception, 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 24.

“Mentor: 40 Photographers/40 Years,” works of some of Maine Media’s master teachers alongside works of their students; “Caleb Charland: From the Basement to the Backyard,” photography, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Sept. 22.

“A Matter of Nature: Stammen, Warner, Williams,” recent work by three artists, Pascal Hall, Rockport. pascalhall.com. Through Sept. 2.

“Moments in Time Urban Landscapes,” paintings by Lynne Seitzer, with Don Josephson’s Selected Works and The Artist Collective, Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-2755. Through Aug. 25.

“Classic Yachts,” photographs by John Snyder, Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston. keagrivergallery.com. Through Sept. 30.

“tiny, take two,” Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through Sept. 6.

“Ukiyo-e: Images of the Floating World,” museum-quality Edo period Japanese woodblock prints by such masters as Hiroshige, Kunichika, Kunisada and Hokusai, Liros Gallery, Blue Hill. lirosgallery.com. Through Friday.

“East Meets West,” 40 never-before-seen paintings by Barbara Ernst Prey, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. bluewaterfinearts.com. Through Aug. 31.

Joseph Keiffer, Rosie Moore and Philip Frey, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Through Aug. 18.

“Flight: Metaphors in Motion,” paintings by Maya Best, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. frostfarmgallery.com. Through Aug. 31.

“Summer on Silk,” large-scale textile paintings by Gigi Aea, PicassoWhat, Rockland. 593-8109. Through Sept. 8.

“Philip Barter: A Thirty-Year Survey,” work from the artist’s private collection, also featuring sculpture by Ray Carbone, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Through Sept. 2.

“Couples,” large and elaborate colored pencil drawings by John Wissemann, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through Aug. 29.

Sue Reed, multimedia paintings, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. Through Aug. 31.

“Memories of Coastal Maine,” works by Cathy Hammond, Maine Potters Market, Portland. mainepottersmarket.com. Through Aug. 31.

“Go Figure,” works by Tanya Fletcher and Alex Rheault, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Wednesday.

“Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front,” Belfast Historical Society and Museum. belfastmuseum.org. Through Aug. 31.

 

Art Openings

“Art on the Porch,” annual sale of works by local artists and craftspersons, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. 766-3330. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Casco Bay Art League Summer Show and Sale, Harpswell Heritage Land Trust. 725-6084. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Friday, and Aug. 18.

“The Way Life Should Be,” works by several member artists, York Art Association, York Harbor. yorkartassociation.com. Through Sept. 1. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

“French, British and American Impressionism,” Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Sunday through Sept. 13.

“Summer’s Glory,” floral digital woodcuts and Maine woodcuts, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Sunday through Sept. 10.

Brett X. Gamache, oil paintings, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. georgemarshallstoregallery.com. Sunday through Aug. 25.

“Edgy and Elegant!”, paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, glass, furniture, wood work, sculpture by gallery artists, The Stable Gallery, Damariscotta. stablegallerymaine.com. Sunday through Sept. 12.

“Transition/Interval,” new paintings by Siri Beckman and Louise Bourne, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland. jonathanfrostgallery.com. Sunday through Sept. 2.

Kayla Mohammadi and Janice Kasper, paintings, also works by Alan Bray, Ken Greenleaf, Steve Henderson, Kristin Malin and Dan West, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Wednesday through Sept. 14.

Ed Botkin, ninth annual exhibit and sale of oil paintings of Maine, Ocean View Grange, St. George. 372-6369. Through Aug. 18. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

“Two Points of View,” oil paintings and linocuts by Wendy Newcomb and Holly Berry, Hole in the Wall Studioworks, Raymond. 655-4952. Through Sept. 22. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Through the Years: 1964-1999,” photographs of children by Olive Pierce, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. 517-0200. Through Sept. 28. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

 

Auditions

“Promises, Promises,” shows in November, musical, parts for ages 20 to 60, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday.

TriCity Community Chorus, all voice parts, Masonic Hall, Saco. 450-3295. Call to schedule time Monday.

Portland Community Chorus, all male and female voice parts, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. 370-5320. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bangor Ballet and Penobscot Theatre Company, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” intermediate and advanced dancers ages 10 and up, show Nov. 17, Thomas School of Dance, Bangor. bangorballet.com. Noon Wednesday.

 

Benefits

Benefit for Burdock Gathering for a Free and Sustainable Future, live bluegrass music, dinner, silent auction and raffles, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, $10 to $30, $5 for children.  burdockgathering.org. 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Summer Benefit Concert Series, Joe Farren and Stepping Stones, benefits local charities, Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, South Portland, $5. thorntonheightsumc.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Crossroads Green Carpet Event: Talent Show and Fundraiser, benefits Oct. 6 Unite Against Bullying ME Walk, Thornton Academy Garland Auditorium, Saco, $10. 838-2146. 7 p.m. Friday.

 

Books and Authors

Elizabeth Macalaster, author of “Reckoning at Harts Pass,” Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Elise Richer and Teresa Lagrange, author and illustrator of “Always in Season: Twelve Months of Fresh Recipes from the Farmers Markets of New England,” Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Dixie Swanson, author of “The Accidental President,” Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 1 p.m. Thursday.

Mary Elizabeth Nordstrom, author of “Unlaundered Cache and Other Poems,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

Mark Scott Ricketts, author of “A Flatlander’s Guide to Maine,” Kittery Trading Post. 437-2700. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Joe Yonan, food editor of The Washington Post and author of “Eat Your Vegetables,” Rosemont Produce Market, Portland. 699-4560. 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 18.

 

Classical Music

2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15 to $30. kneisel.org. Program 8: Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel and Schumann, 4 p.m. Sunday; Program 9: Works by Janacek and Beethoven, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Program 9, 4 p.m. Aug. 18. Runs through Aug. 25.

DaPonte String Quartet, “Sunrise Sunset,” with guest soprano Karol Bennett, works by Haydn, Bach, Respighi and Verdi, Laudholm Farm Reserve, Wells, $20. wellsreserve.org/daponte. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival 2013, Program 5: “Phantasy Quintet” by Vaughan Williams, Lerdahl’s “Waltzes for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass” and Schubert’s “Octet in F Major,” Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $25. sllmf.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival 2013, Program 5: “Phantasy Quintet” by Vaughan Williams, Lerdahl’s “Waltzes for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass” and Schubert’s “Octet in F Major,” Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25, 21 and under free. sllmf.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Salt Bay Chamberfest, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $30, $5 students. saltbaychamberfest.org. Penobscot and Navajo music, Janacek and Dvorak, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Brentano String Quartet, Ives, Bartok and Schumann, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

VentiCordi Chamber Music, Concert 3: Music for winds and strings, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, $5 to $20. VentiCordi.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland, $25 to $30, 21 and under free (tickets required). pcmf.org. Works by Barber, San Martin and Brahms, 8 p.m. Thursday; works by Mozart, Ades and Spohr, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Salt Bay Chamberfest Family Concert, Brentano String Quartet plays new student compositions of the Music & Nature Camp and Dvorak and other nature-inspired works, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, free. saltbaychamberfest.org. 11 a.m. Saturday.

Comedy

Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall, with Reno Collier and Gary Brightwell, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $41.75 to $97.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

 

Dance

Maine State Ballet presents “Don Quixote,” Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth, $17 to $23. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Bridgman|Packer’s “Voyeur,” multi-layered experience based on the work of painter Edward Hopper, Stonington Opera House, $20 to $25. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday through Aug. 18.

Folk Dance Brunswick, world music and dance from around the globe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $5 to $8. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Contradance, music by Perpetual e-Motion with caller Kim Roberts, Bowdoinham Town Hall, $9. 666-3090. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

 

Fairs/Festivals

Lovell Arts and Artisans Fair, juried artists and artisans, benefits Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, New Suncook School, Lovell, free. 925-1135. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, more than 90 artists, crafts, sculpture, paintings, photography, mixed media, activities for children, music, theater and more, Brunswick downtown. brunswickdowntown.com/events. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Neighbor Helping Neighbor Family Festival, live music, crafts, food, family-friendly activities and more, benefits Bath Area Food Bank, Bath Library Park. 443-9489. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

 

Films

Summer Film Series, York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. “Skyfall” (PG-13), 7 p.m. Sunday; “Quartet” (PG-13), 7 p.m. Aug. 18.

“Blackfish,” documentary about orcas in captivity performing in sea parks and the perils they face, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

“Raw Faith,” documentary about one Maine family’s relationship with a boat, a mission and each other, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $7.50; $12.50 for admission and copy of DVD. rocklandstrand.com. 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

“The Mummy,” Camden Amphitheatre. 236-3440. 8 p.m. Monday.

On the Road film series, “The Straight Story” (1999, G), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

2013 POV summer documentary series, “Broken Cameras,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“The Secret Disco Revolution,” documentary about the disco era, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

 

Food and Drink

Wine Wise Walk in the West End: Wines of Spain, sommelier Erica Archer leads tour of three West End restaurants where wine and food pairings will be sampled, Hot Suppa!, Portland, $45, 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

 

Music

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam with guest artist Julie Thompson, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donation. localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

KahBang Music Festival, visit kahbang.com for complete festival schedule, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor. kahbang.com. Sunday.

John Hiatt and the Combo, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $100. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Bluegrass Brunch, with instrumentalists Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

Lay-Z-Gait, swing, Bayside Bowl, Portland, $5. portlandswing.weebly.com. Lesson at 7:30 p.m., music at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Reggae Sundays with East Wave Radio, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 18.

Big Jam in the Park, jazz with Noah Plotkin, Jeff Densmore, Glen Dubois and more, Camden Amphitheatre. 236-3440. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Sean Mencher and Friends, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Francine Reed, blues, gospel and jazz, The Emporium, Readfield, $20. 685-7348. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Ted Nugent, rock, Asylum, Portland, $39 advance, $42 door, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Monday.

Jaw Gems, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 p.m. Monday.

Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, McSeagull’s, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m. Monday and Friday.

Makem & Spain Brothers, Irish folk music, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley, $15. rangeleyarts.org. 7 p.m. Monday.

John Hiatt and the Combo, singer-songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland, sold out. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Summer Music Series, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. The Maine Marimba Ensemble, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; Primo Cubano, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Congress Square, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Dance performance by Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, noon Tuesday, Aug. 13; Martin Swinger, noon Friday.

Ralph and Averill Lovely, acoustic swing music, Acoustic Artisans, Portland. portlandswing.weebly.com. Swing lessons at 7:30, music at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Francine Reed, jazz, blues and gospel, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Makem & Spain Brothers, Irish folk music, Bingham Hall, Bethel, $15. mahoosucarts.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Sick Puppies, Australian rock band, 10 Years opens, State Theatre, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, Kurt Baker, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Family Story Time with Xaxa Leon, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Music on the Mall series, Colwell Brothers Trio, blues and rock, downtown Brunswick Mall/Gazebo area on Maine Street. brunswickdowntown.org/motm. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Singer-Songwriter Showcase, Bob McKillop, Ted De Mille and Taylor Smith, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Makem & Spain Brothers, Irish folk music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Ed Gerhard, guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $18 advance, $22 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Raul Malo and the Mavericks, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, sold out. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Scott Weiland, rock, former singer from Stone Temple Pilots, Asylum, Portland, $35 advance, $38 door, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series, Kenya Hall Band, funk, neo-soul, Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Concerts on the Quad Series, Francine Reed, jazz, blues and gospel, Bates College Quad, Lewiston, free. 786-6400. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Alive at Five Concert Series, with Jeff Beam’s Loudspeaker Wallpaper, Sara Hallie Richardson and Arc of Sky, folk and rock, Monument Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday (rescheduled from Aug. 8).

Rachel Ann Weiss, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Simons & Goodwin, folk and popular acoustic music, Camden Amphitheatre, free. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Thursday.

For Morning, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Kathy Mattea, singer-songwriter, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $35 advance, $40 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Lori McKenna, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $23. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Sarah Blacker, CD-release show, singer-songwriter, with Connor Garvey and Emilia Dahlin, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $17 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Anna Lombard, “Head Full of Bells” CD-release show, with Lyle Divisnky, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $10, $20 VIP, all ages. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Anthony Joe Lewis and Maxwell Aranson, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Friday.

Jud Caswell, Roll and Go, Jerry Blodgett and Broadband, benefits the library and the Brunswick UU Church, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, $8. 725-5242. 7 p.m. Friday.

Two for the Show, Valerie Kuhn Reid and Karen Stathoplos, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, $10, $25 per family. sanforduuchurch.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Livingston Taylor, singer-songwriter, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $22 advance, $27 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Micah Blue Smaldone, with Daniel Bachman, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

2013 Summer Concert Series, Tristan Prettyman, singer-songwriter, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Elvis Finally Comes to Portland,” musical tribute to Elvis Presley and friends, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $45. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Nick Lowe, British rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $35. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series, The Spectras, tunes from the ’60s and ’70s, Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Cats Under the Stars, tribute to the Jerry Garcia Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $17 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

EOTO, electronic, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20 advance, $22 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Donavon Frankenreiter, singer-songwriter, Keelan Donovan opens, Asylum, Portland, $16 advance, $19 door, all ages. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

The Smile Makers, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Mickey Hart Band, Grateful Dead percussionist, with Tea Leaf Trio, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $30 advance, $35 door, $45 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Aug. 18.

Buckwheat Zydeco, Louisiana zydeco music, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $32.50 to $72.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Aug. 18.

Sean Mencher and Friends, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18.

 

Special Events

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour with history of those buried, history of the grounds and the types of stones, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $4 to $7, under 12 free. spiritsalive.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Wednesday and Aug. 18; 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Mind Body Spirit Festival, holistic health practitioners, readings from psychics and mediums, animal communicator, medical intuitive, energy healing, aura photography, Reiki, massage, gems, jewelry, workshops and more, Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, $5. mindbodyspiritfestival.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Perkins Homestead Tour, 2.5-hour guided tour through historic house and extensive grounds, Frances Perkins Center, Damariscotta, $15. 563-3374. 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show, boats, fine furniture, arts, home wares, architecture, food and more, Harbor & Buoy Parks, Rockland, $12, 12 and under free. maineboats.com/boatshow. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

“Awesome,” juggling show, with the Tardy Brothers, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $10 advance, $13 door. awesometheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 18.

“TV Show,” Episode 6, television variety show featuring short documentaries, comedies, interviews, animations, and music videos produced by Shoot Media Project and Bomb Diggity Arts, Space, Portland, $5. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, Phil and Lyle Divinsky, Dan Merrill and Kenya Hall, blues, soul and funk, Royal River Park, Yarmouth, free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

MOOSE (Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts), “Summer Circle,” hosted by Vernon Cox, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, $5. moosetellers.ning.com. Open mic at 7 p.m., featured storyteller at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Silent Film Series, W.C. Fields in “Sally of the Sawdust” (1925), with live music from Jeff Rapsis, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. leavittheatre.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

The Moscow Magic & Comedy Show, starring Vladimir Zinczenko, illusions, comedy, juggling and more, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $22. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

AudioBody, multimedia comedy show, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $10 to $25. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bloc Party at the Band Stand, games, surprises, refreshments, music from DJ Mixx and All Access DJ, Village Green, North Yarmouth. northyarmouthevents.org. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit present Second Annual Woodies in the Cove Car Show, Liquid Dreams Surf Shop, Ogunquit. historicalsocietyofwellsandogunquit.org, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; woodies parade from 2 to 3 p.m. from Liquid Dreams to Perkins Cove.

Wagon Ride to the Past History Tours, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, $8 to $14, under 2 free. wolfesneckfarm.org. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Fiber Arts Demonstration, spinning, felting, fisherman’s mittens, rug embroidery and hand quilting, Georgetown Historical Society. georgetownhistoricalsociety.org. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

“Summer Oasis,” tented event held in the sculpture garden of Norumbega Hall, art, music, complimentary wine bar, special summer cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and more, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, $30, $50 couple, $110 for group of five. 561-3350. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

 

Theater

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Aug. 18. Runs through Aug. 25.

Theater at Monmouth presents “The Knight of the Burning Pestle,” comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Maine State Music Theatre presents “Mary Poppins,” musical, Bowdoin College, Pickard Theater, Brunswick, $36 to $59. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Aug. 18. Runs through Aug. 24.

“All Shook Up,” jukebox musical with many Elvis Presley favorites, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

Theater at Monmouth presents Joan Didion’s “Year of Magical Thinking,” one-woman show starring Janis Stevens as Joan Didion, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. Sunday; 1 p.m. Saturday.

Monty Python’s “Spamalot,” musical comedy, Community Little Theatre, Auburn, $10 to $18. laclt.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Aug. 18.

Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble presents “Salamanticus,” fantasy set in a realm of corrupt empires, giant insects, amazing contraptions and living statues, Bowdoinham Town Hall, $10 to $20.  ZigguratTheatre.org. 1 p.m. Sunday.

“Who?”, one-man murder mystery and comedic improv, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with an a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Monday and at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 28.

Maine State Music Theatre’s “Footlight Follies,” songs, skits and silliness with MSMT favorites and special guests, Bowdoin College, Pickard Theater, Brunswick, $30 to $100. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Theater at Monmouth presents “The Velveteen Rabbit,” family show, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $15. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables,” musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10 to $25. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

Theater at Monmouth presents “The Taming of the Shrew,” Shakespeare comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Lincoln County Community Theater presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $8 to $15. lcct.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Aug. 18.

“Rent,” musical, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro, $10 to $15, ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. thewaldo.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Sept. 21.

Patrick Dorow Productions presents “The Rocky Horror Show,” campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit, $25, 21-plus. patrickdorowproductions.com. 11:30 p.m. Friday. Runs through Aug. 23.

Theater at Monmouth presents Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors,” comedy of mix-ups and witty dialogue, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $8 to $10. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Aug. 18.

“The Terrible False Deception,” four-act play looks at the endless possibilities in theater, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Menopause the Musical,” musical comedy, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $37 to $52. porttix.com. 3 p.m. Aug. 18.