Art

Alix Bacon, George Bayliss and Laura Hart, 31st annual showing of artist-made prints, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through Oct. 15.

Jane Dahmen, “Through the Trees,” Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through Saturday.

Chris Cart “Unplugged,” Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Sunday.

“Unplugged,” Chris Cart, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Saturday.

“Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA grad, through Dec. 8; “Winslow Homer’s Civil War,” wood engravings and prints, through Dec. 8, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org

“Haunting of the Harbor,” precious metals bathed in acid by Brian Mark, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. harborsquaregallery.com. Friday through Oct. 31.

“Boats and Harbors,” oil paintings by Brad Betts, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through Nov. 2.

“Tell Me a Story: About Maine,” works by 14 artists who have illustrated children’s books about Maine, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. usm.maine.edu/atriumgallery. Through Nov. 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; “Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; 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

“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

“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.

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

“Through the Years: 1964-1999,” photographs of children by Olive Pierce, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. 517-0200. Through Saturday.

“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.

“Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sunday; “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; “American Treasures: Other Voices,” through Feb. 2; “American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” through Feb. 2, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org

“Garde Addendum,” paintings and prints by Harold Garde, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Oct. 25.

“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 Sunday.

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

“Maine Impressions,” recent works by plein air painter Roger Dale Brown, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Through Saturday.

“Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons,” collection of works by the children’s book illustrator, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portlandlibrary.com. Through Oct. 25.

“Two Points of View,” oil paintings and linocuts by Wendy Newcomb and Holly Berry, Hole in the Wall Studioworks, Raymond. 655-4952. Through Sunday.

“Labor: The Art of Work,” art depicting workers employed in local and regional industries or inspired by the 20th-century post-war New Deal era, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Murmurations,” experimental drawings by Mark Kelly, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Oct. 13.

“Spark,” inside the minds of iconic Maine illustrators Dahlov Ipcar, Cathryn Falwell, Hazel Mitchell, Wade Zahares, Chris Van Dusen and Matt Tavares, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Through Oct. 5.

“OK Back OK,” sculpture, drawings and prints by Jeff Badger, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Oct. 26.

“Ode to Bowdoin Pines,” paintings by Jean Kigel, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. galleryframinginc.com. Through Friday.

“Coastal Confrontation,” photography and oil and watercolor painting by Annie Lemeieux, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Through Friday.

Bob Hastie, realistic landscapes, Wells Public Library. wells.lib.me.us. Through Sept. 30.

Wolfgang Ertl, oil and pastel paintings, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through Sept. 30.

“45 Years of No,” illustrated letters from the Hidden Ladder Collective, The Meg Perry Center, Portland. megperrycenter.org. Friday through Sept. 30.

“Ensemble,” Portland scenes by Thomas Connolly, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Thursday through Saturday.

“So Emotional,” prints and drawings by Eric Hou, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Nov. 30.

“The Priority of Nature,” prints by Thomas Cornell, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Friday.

“A Community Collects,” selections by Henry Strater, Sean Beavers, John Laurent, Hal Carney and others from the York Hospital Collection; “Charles and Marcia: The Woodburys in Holland”; and “Emerging Artists 2013,” New England artists from traditional to experimental media, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Oct. 31.

“Seacoast Moderns,” group show, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Tuesday through Oct. 28.

“That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Dec. 1.

“element: water,” paintings by Kelly Palomera and works in encaustic by Dietlind Vander Schaaf, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Beyond the Horizon,” exploring the horizon and what lies beyond through landscapes and abstracts by Rachel Smith Maher and David Maher, Bard Coffee, Portland. bardcoffee.com. Through Oct. 31.

“Open Windows,” paintings by Joan H. Lee, University of Maine, Blake Library, Fort Kent. umfk.edu/library. Through Friday.

Heidi Seidelhuber and Greg Laderer, paintings and steel constructions, Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-2755. Through Sunday.

Frederick Lynch and William Manning, relief sculptures and paintings, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Oct. 12.

“For Pastels Only,” Pastel Painters of Maine 14th international juried exhibition, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Oct. 19.

Jane Davis Doggett, Maine waterscapes and iconochromes, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Through Oct. 13.

“Places: Travel Journals,” painted, printed fiber, books and scrolls by Katherine Harman Harding, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org. Through Oct. 20.

Rose Olson, Cole Caswell and Riv Pyne, paintings, photographs, wood and bronze sculpture and ceramics, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. 747-5045. Through Friday.

“America’s Maine,” paintings of people and places of the Maine coast, gathered by America Martin, Ross Richardson and Rachel Elias, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through Oct. 8.

“Sustenance,” white line wood block prints and miniature paintings by Willy Reddick, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Same Voice/Different Song,” charcoal drawings on gessoed white paper and assemblages of clay objects by Lissa Hunter, Craft Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through Oct. 12.

“Steady Work,” contemporary sign painting with Spike Birmingham, Patrick Corrigan, Josh Luke, Kenjo Nakayama and Will Sears, through Oct. 19; and “NSFW,” room-sized diorama by Greta Banks, through Oct. 25, Space, Portland. space538.org

“Playing with Color and Texture,” ink paintings and watercolors by Hilary Bartlett, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through Oct. 15.

“Gardening at Night,” photographs, animations, embroidery and neon signs by Cig Harvey; and “The Unseen Aspect,” paintings by Alexandra Tyng exploring the legacy of the artist’s family, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland. dowlingwalsh.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Portals,” environmental art installations by seven artists, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through Nov. 27.

“Water & Wood,” paintings by Carole Sloane; and “New Works,” paintings by John Santoro and Liz Hoag, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Oct. 19.

Anne Ireland and Susan Williams, new works, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through Nov. 18.

Michael Ranucci, paintings, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. lyceumgallery.com. Through Saturday.

Tom Huber, pottery for cooking, Maine Potters Market, Portland. mainepottersmarket.com. Through Sept. 30.

Works by Living Innovations, Dyer Library, Saco. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. ThroughSept. 30.

“Frenzied Felines,” cat portraits by Lori Rae Curole, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through Oct. 29.

“Wearable Art,” hats, jackets, scarves and jewelry in glass, precious metals and stone by Maine weavers, felters and jewelers, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through Oct. 31. 

Art Openings

“Light Moments,” photography by Ed Stevens, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. frostfarmgallery.com. Through Saturday.

“Rhythm and Color,” whimsical paintings and caricatures by Dean Higgins, The Morgan Gallery, Kittery. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through Oct. 26.

The Artistans Collective, painting, wooden sculpture, photography, pottery, fiber arts, mixed media and floor cloths, Brahms Mount, Freeport. 869-4025. Through Sept. 29.

John Vander, new paintings, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through Oct. 31.

“About Windows,” watercolors by Maurice Auger, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Sept. 30.

Ellen Welch Granter, paintings, Cellardoor Villa, Rockport. maine-art.com. Through Sept. 30.

“Art in Science,” glass artist Josh Simpson and painter Jane Runyeon, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Through Oct. 25.

“SpinOff on the Circle,” Kennebec Valley Art Association artists Justin BoisVert, Susanna Bryant, Amanda Chubbuck, Sheri Davis, Nicholas Hertler, Abigail Ranger and Micah Webbert, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through Nov. 1.

“Starry Nights,” paintings, prints, photography, assemblage and digital works that blur the divide between painting and photography, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Sunday.

Jill Snyder Wallace, embroidered work and textile-inspired assemblages incorporating found objects, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Through Sept. 30.

“Selections from Berenice Abbott’s ‘Portrait of Maine,’ ” and “Redefining The Multiple:13 Japanese Printmakers,” Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu. Through Dec. 14.

“The Untold Story,” works by Paul Hannon, William Irvine, Ed Nadeau and John Neville, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Through Oct. 20.

“Aerials: Views from Above,” aerial paintings by Philip Carlo Paratore, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Oct. 26.

Ellen Welch Granter and Janis H. Sanders, new original oils, Maine Art Shows, Kennebunk. maine-art.com. Through Oct. 14.

“Unfolding Traces,” interactive sculpture, painting, installation and video, University of Maine, Charles Danforth Gallery, Augusta. uma.maine.edu. Through Oct. 11.

“Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran,” photography and video installation, University of Southern Maine, Art Gallery, Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through Dec. 8.

Janice Anthony, new and recent paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgullygallery.com. Through Oct. 5.

Wiscasset Art Walk, featured artists are Jon Luoma and Christine Hopf-Lovette, downtown. 882-8290. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Is This My Milk?”, three artists who have recently experienced caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through Nov. 23.

“Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Artists,” eight pioneering Chinese women artists, Bowdoin College, Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through Dec. 22.

“Modern Mythology,” paintings, prints, photography, assemblage and digital works that blur the divide between painting and photography, by Maine Artist Collective artists, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Oct. 25.

“The Fearless Project: Photographs of LGBT Athletes,” Bates College, Commons Building, Lewiston. 786-8303. Opening reception with photographer Jeff Sheng, 5 p.m. Monday.

Nancy Freeman, paintings and prints, The Gallery at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. 888-777-1077. Through Oct. 20. Opening Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. 

Benefits

Portland Trails 10K, for runners or walkers, benefits Portland Trails, Eastern Promenade Trail, Portland, $12 to $15. trails.org. 9 a.m. (7:30 to 8:30 a.m. registration) Sunday.

“Band Together for Community,” Pine Tree Coastal Winds and Freeport Community Concert Band, Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, cash donation or non-perishable food donation to the Freeport Community Services. 865-4747. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Farm to Table Fundraiser, four-course meal, benefits Maine Green Building Council, The Salt Exchange, Portland, $60 to $75. maineusgbc.org. Cash bar at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Engineers Without Borders Second Annual Beer and Wine Tasting, beverages provided by local purveyors including Gritty McDuff’s, Allagash, Baxter Brewing Co., Rising Tide Brewing Company, SoPoWine Company, M.S. Walker, and Wicked Wines Inc., appetizers from Lake Region Caterers and music from the Jason Spooner Band, silent auction, Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland, $30 to $35 dos. ewbportlandmaine.org. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

10×10 Benefit Art Exhibit and Sale, reception and sale of works by local artists, benefits Arts Are Elementary, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brunswick. 10x10brunswick.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Totally RAD Night, ’80s dance covers by The Time Pilots, benefits Amy St. Laurent Fund, Italian Heritage Center, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. ticketriver.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

Maine Suitcase Party, benefits Camp Sunshine, grand prize raffle winners and a guest immediately board private jet for expenses-paid weekend in New York City, Maine Aviation Corporation Hangar, Portland, $100. mainesuitcaseparty.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

Greater Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2013, Payson Park, Portland. alz.org/maine/walk. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Woofminster Dog Show and Cover Dog Challenge, multiple categories, best in show and more, benefits Planet Dog Foundation, Camp Ketcha, Scarborough, $10, $5 kids and dogs. planetdog.com. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Harbor Fest 5K, Boothbay Resort and Craft Brewery, $20 advance, $25 day of. boothbayharborevents.com. Registration at 8:30 a.m., race at 10 a.m. Sept. 29. 

Books and Authors

The Telling Room presents Lois Lowry, author of “Number the Stars,” “The Giver” and “A Summer to Die,” Hannaford Hall, USM, Portland, $8. tellingroom.org. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Andre Dubus III, author of “House of Sand and Fog,” appearing with agent, poet and publisher Lucas Hunt, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford, $5 suggested. feedtheengine.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

John Ford and Mark Nickerson, authors of “This Cider Still Tastes Funny” and “Blue Lights in the Night,” Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. lithgow.lib.me.us. 10 a.m. Saturday. 

Classical Music

Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, works by Verdi and Wagner featuring soprano Luette Saul, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10, students free. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Edgar Meyer, double bassist and composer, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $15. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Portland Symphony Orchestra, works by Dukas, Beethoven and Prokofiev with pianist Orli Shaham, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31 to $81. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29.

Bangor Symphony Orchestra, “Scottish Fantasy,” musical tour of Scotland with violin and bagpipe soloists, University of Maine, Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, $10 to $40. bangorsymphony.org. 3 p.m. Sept. 29.

Dueling Organists, Henry Hokans and Richard Grant play contemporary to classics, United Baptist Church, Saco, $10. 934-5313. 4 p.m. Sept. 29.

Comedy

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up show featuring the region’s top talent, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Paula Poundstone, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50 advance, $42.50 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Juston McKinney, “Deer, Moose, Ticks and Hicks,” Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday. 

Dance

Community Contra Dance, live music with caller Kathryn Larson, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester, $8, $20 per family. ngucc.org. 7 p.m. Saturday. 

Fairs/Festivals

Cumberland Fair, harness racing, exhibit halls, midway, livestock and 4H exhibits, pulling events,food and entertainment, Cumberland Fairgrounds. cumberlandfair.com. Sunday through Saturday.

Common Ground Country Fair, demonstrations, Maine organic foods and crafts, livestock exhibits and entertainment, Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, $8 to $10, free for children 12 and under and those with handicaps. 568-4142. mofga.org. Gates open at 9 a.m. Sunday.

BBQ and Blues Festival, Downeast Soul Coalition, The Blues Prophers, Pat Pepin, The Boneheads, Pam Baker and many more, Maine State Pier, Portland, $10. bbqbluesfestivals.com. Sunday.

Saddleback Fall Festival, family activities, ski swap, arts and crafts fair and more, Saddleback Mountain, Rangeley. saddlebackmaine.com/festivals-fall-festival. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Chalk on the Walk, art walk, performances, workshops and more, various locations, Biddeford, free. heartofbiddeford.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday.

Acadia Night Sky Festival, community celebration to promote the protection and enjoyment of Down East Acadia’s night sky as a valuable natural resource through education, science and the arts, various locations, Bar Harbor. acadianightskyfestival.com. Thursday and Friday.

Punkinfiddle and National Estuaries Day Celebration, music, crafts, food and learning for the whole family, Laudholm Farm Reserve, Wells. wellsreserve.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church Fall Festival, fine arts and crafts and food, Nasson Community Center, Springvale. 324-3191. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Chill Yoga presents The Great Falls Yoga Festival, full-day of yoga, meditation, live music and holistic healing workshops at several locations, Lewiston. $99 for full day ticket, $75 for half-day. greatfallsyogafestival.org. Saturday.

15th Annual Freeport Fall Festival, more than 100 artists and Maine food producers and live music, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. freeportfallfestival.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29.

Fryeburg Fair, Maine’s largest agricultural fair with harness racing, nightly entertainment and midway, museum and exhibits, Fryeburg Fairgrounds, $10. fryeburgfair.com. Sunday. Continues through Oct. 6. 

Films

Global Lens Film Series, “Cairo 678″ Egypt 2010, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston. bates.edu. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Classic French Film Series, “Manon of the Spring,” Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. 6 p.m. Monday.

“Cartoon College,” fast-paced look at a school where the stakes are high and spilled ink and tears are often the only reward, Maine College of Art Illustrators Film Series, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, “Brooklyn Castle,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

2013 Manhattan Short Film Festival, viewing and judging of the 10 finalist short films, The Public Theatre, Lewiston, $7 to $10. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sept. 29.

Saco River Community Television presents “Buxton, Maine — An American Story,” film about the rise and fall of Buxton’s earliest industries, special benefit screening to support the Buxton Historical Society and Saco River Theatre, The Old White Church, Buxton, $15. 929-6472. 6:30 p.m. Saturday. 

Food and Drink

Cider Sunday, press cider and enjoy the sweet fruits of your labors, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. 

For Children

Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell, singer-songwriters, music for kids, State Theatre, Portland, $15 advance, $17 door, reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 11 a.m. Sunday.

Pumpkin Patch Trolley, Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport, $2 to $12. trolleymuseum.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Saturday and Sept. 29.

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

Music

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz tunes from the Great American Songbook, Chebeague Island Inn, free. chebeagueislandinn.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Dawes, State Theatre, rock, Portland, $25. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

John Redman and Chris Grose, Americana with guitar and harmonica, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elements bookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Sylvia Tavares and Kathi Nardone, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion, folk-rock duo, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $17 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Jazz Jam Sessions with Chris Humphrey, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Robbie Fulks, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $15. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Ott, dub, with Anomie Bell, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door, $30 preferred seating, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big-band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 advance, $9 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Giff Jamison, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Pickin’ Parlor Jam Session with The Sock Puppets, The Hive, Kennebunk, $3. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

BoDeans, blues, country and soul, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $25 advance, $30 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Soul Asylum and Fountains of Wayne, alt-rock, power pop, Asylum, Portland, $32 advance, $35 door, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Barn Burner with The Sweetback Sisters, country, swing and jazzy honky tonk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Peter Wolf, rock, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $47.50 advance, $52.50 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Acoustic Sets with Arborea and Martin England, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Second Annual The Oak and The Ax Festival, more than 21 bands, burlesque performances, artist talks, workshops, film screenings, record fair and more, The Oak and The Ax, Biddeford, $10, $30 for three-day pass. theoakandtheax.com. Friday through Sept. 29.

SCBN Rock Showcase, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $5. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

Second Annual Singing for Their Supper with The Alternate Routes and Pete Kilpatrick, benefits Midcoast Hunger Provention Project, The Frontier, Brunswick, $18 advance, $20 door. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Strangefolk, rock, jam, State Theatre, Portland, $30 advance, $35 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ameranouche, Gypsy jazz, First Parish Federated Church, South Berwick, $10 advance, $12 door. 450-8746. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Barbershop Harmony Concert, Nor’easters Chorus and Quartets Good Time Sound and VIBE, United Methodist Church, Brunswick, $5 to $15. noreasterschorus.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Angel Olsen, with Pillars and Tongues, Space, Portland, $10. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Blues Night with The Breakwater Blues Band, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Music and Muffins, Three Point Jazz, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center, free. 829-2215. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

USM School of Music Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, free. usm.maine.edu/music. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Sammie Francis, “The Kite and the Shore” CD-release Show, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $6. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“From Broadway to Barbershop,” Raymond Village Community Church, $5 to $10. 627-3351. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Joy Kills Sorrow, indie-rock and new-folk string band, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, $18. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

International Heritage Music Series, Greek-American instumentalist Mavrothi Kontanis and friends, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. Sept. 29.

Doug Kolmar, singer-songwriter performing folk, pop, jazz and Americana, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sept. 29. 

Special Events

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $4 to $7, kids under 12 free. spiritsalive.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Wednesday and Sept. 29; 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Boston Cup Classic Car Show, celebration of speed, artistry, safety and design, Owls Head Transportation Museum. ohtm.org. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Spindleworks Fashion Show, featuring Spindleworks-made clothing and accessories, The Theater Project, Brunswick, $12 suggested. 729-8584. 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

National Theatre of London presents Shakespeare’s “Othello” live in HD, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15 to $23. rocklandstrand.com. 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Figures of Speech Theatre presents T.S. Eliot’s “Four Quartets,” recitation followed be DaPonte String Quartet performing works by Beethoven that inspired Eliot, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, free, tickets required. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Hospice of Southern Maine presents Twilight in the Park, gathering of honor and remembrance with luminaria, Deering Oaks, Portland. hospiceofsouthernmaine.org/twilight2013. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Friends of Evergreen Historic Walking Tours, Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, $7. friendsofevergreen.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 29.

2013 Maine Antiques Symposium, “A 21st Century View,” talks, illustrated lectures and presentations, panel discussions and cocktail reception, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $75. 646-0505. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Psychic Sunday, tarot readings, psychic readings and crystals, Fireside Inn & Suites Portland, Portland, $2, additional fees for services. onthenewedge.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29. 

Theater

“West Side Story,” classic musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; Dance-driven musical, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Indoor/Outdoor,” light comedy about an indoor cat who longs for the wild outdoors, Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10 advance, $15 door. fcponline.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 29.

Theater at Monmouth presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Patience,” musical, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Arsenic and Old Lace,” farcical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $14 to $16. schoolhousearts.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 29. Runs through Oct. 6.

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” musical, Portland Players, South Portland, $15 to $20. portlandplayers.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29.

“It’s Just Sex,” comedy, The Footlights, Falmouth, $15 to $18. 756-0252. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 29. Runs through Oct. 6.

“Legally Blonde, musical comedy, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland, $17.99 to $21.99. lyricmusictheater.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Runs through Oct. 5.

“VIII: A Musical Journey into the Mind of a King,” one-man musical period production with Kirk Simpson, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, $30 with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 7 p.m. Monday. Runs through Oct. 7.

August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” set in the 1920s, confronting issues of race, fame and generational divides through the rhythms of the African-American South, Portland Stage Company, $35 to $45. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 29. Runs through Oct. 20.

Mad Horse Theater presents “The School for Lies,” David Ives’ play set in 1666 in a witty Paris salon, Mad Horse Theater at The Hutchins School, South Portland, $15 to $20. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 29. Runs throughOct. 13.

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