ART

“Piece Work,” 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, recent work by 30 artists, through Jan. 5; “9 Walks,” nine video projections by Amy Stacey Curtis, through Jan. 5; “Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA graduate, through Dec. 8; “Winslow Homer’s Civil War,” wood engravings and prints, through Dec. 8; “J480N R063N38,” installation of large-scale sculptural forms by Jason Rogenes in the PMA family space, through Jan. 5, Portland Museum of Art. portland museum.org.

“Eye Catchers” annual holiday show featuring folk artist Jeff Barrett, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleason fineart.com. Through Dec. 28.

Kennebec Valley Art Association Member’s Holiday Art Show & Sale, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlow gallery.org. Through Nov. 23.

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

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

“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.

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

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

“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.

“Focus on Faculty: Photographers from MMW+C,” 23 Maine photographers who have taught at Maine Media Workshops & College, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. phopagallery.com. Through Nov. 16.

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

Jeff Epstein, paintings exploring the intersection of the natural and man-made worlds, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. arthousepicture frames.com. Through Nov. 30.

“On Finding Home,” figures carved from wood and finished with painted surfaces by Sachiko Akitama; “From the Shadows,” black and white photographs by Susan Burnstine and Lynn Saville, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 4.

“Waterfront Properties,” archival inkjet prints by Elke Morris, Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus, Portland. usm.maine.edu. Through Dec. 27.

“Along the Maine Coast,” acrylic paintings by Diane Noble, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Monday.

“Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference,” selected works by 20 contemporary Maine artists who have been featured in Hawk & Handsaw, the journal of creative sustainability published by Unity College, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Dec. 1.

Morris David Dorenfeld, exhibition of recent tapestries, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Nov. 16.

“The Wonderful World of Oz,” exhibition drawn from the world’s most comprehensive collection of Oz materials, based in Maine, through March; “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

“To the Ends of the Earth and Back,” historical overview of polar exploration and the process of globalization as depicted in maps, charts, books and artifacts, University of Southern Maine, Osher Map Library, Portland. 780-4850. Through Feb. 27.

“Circo El Salvador,” images of circus families by Steven Laxton, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport. maine media.edu/gallery. Through Nov. 16.

AARTinME Juried Fine Arts Show, Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. boothbay artists.org. Through Sunday.

“Beautiful People,” portrait paintings by Pete Gorski, Dobra Tea, Portland. dobrateame.com. Through Nov. 15.

“Transformations: My Cancer Cells, My Art, Creating a New Perspective and Life,” works by artist Aura Ever, Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston. keagrivergallery.com. Through Nov. 30.

“Material Matters,” encaustics by New England artists, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portland library.com. Through Nov. 30.

Henry Isaacs, “New Work,” Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart .com. Through Nov. 30.

“Fryeburg Fair Portraits-Ambrotypes,” by David Puntel, Fryeburg Academy, Pace Galleries of Art, also includes portraits by Rachel Andrews Damon and vintage portraits from O.B. Denison. fryeburgacademy.org. Through Dec. 20.

Heartwood College of Art presents “The Art of the Barn,” interpretations of local barns by local artists, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Jan. 31.

“Monsters Ball: Where Fashion and Fantasy Collide,” costumes from the museum’s collection covering various decades, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum .org. Through Nov. 15.

“The Chemistry of Autumn,” new works by six painters in the palette of Maine’s beloved fall, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery .com. Through Nov. 12.

“Objects in Space,” recent paintings by Jeffrey Whittle, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Dec. 1.

“River Reflections – Maine Woods Mirror,” photographs by John Orcutt, Schoolhouse Gallery, Kingfield. schoolhouseartgallery.com. Through Jan. 3.

Tim Van Campen, new digitally generated works of fine art on archival rag paper, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through Nov. 15.

“Terrains,” paintings, drawings and sculpture by Ronnie Wilson and Carolyn Treat, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through Nov. 30.

Alan Robinson, illustrator who embellishes maps with his drawings, Mainely Frames and Gallery, Portland. mainelyart.com. Through Nov. 30.

Schoodic Arts for All Fiber Show, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. schoodicartsforall.org. Through Nov. 30.

“The ME in Maine,” works by members of the Maine Artists Collective, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Nov. 25.

Dorson Plourde, Mike Marks and Jack Montgomery, paintings and photographs, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. susanmaaschfineart.com. Through Nov. 29.

“Sayonara,” fall-into-winter theme includes recent Asian brush paintings and watercolors by Jean Kigel, Summer Island Studio, Gallery of Fine Artisans, Brunswick. summer islandstudio.com. Through Nov. 30.

“Fantasy Illustration,” works by James Vaughn, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Through Nov. 30.

“The Color of Evening,” paintings by Nina Jerome; and “Through the Bedroom Window,” paintings by Laura Tyron Jennings, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabeth mossgalleries.com. Through Nov. 30.

Chuck Thompson, Maine plein air landscapes, with other guest artists, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Dec. 7.

7th Annual Extravaganza, variety of work by more than 70 Maine artists, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through Dec. 24.

Franciska Needham, oil paintings and sculpture graphics, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymaine dining.com. Through Nov. 21.

Saco River Art League presents “Art is Community IV,” juried show of fine crafts and art from southern Maine, The Old White Church, Buxton. 642-4219. Through Nov. 22.

“Estate Paintings,” works by Emily Muir, Dahlov Ipcar, Andrew Winter, John Whorf and Charles Woodbury, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through Dec. 31

“Wearable Art,” art by Maine artists to wear and live with, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through Dec. 31.

“Thrive,” Spindleworks at 35, work by the 44 member artists, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Friday through Nov. 30.

“Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through June 1.

• Art Openings

“Winter Harbor & Penobscot Bay,” small, bold oil paintings by Brita Holmquist, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through Dec. 31.

“Teapots from Watershed,” potters, painters and film-makers collaboration, Center for Maine Craft, West Gardiner. 588-0021. Through Nov. 30.

“Moonlit,” photographs by Luc Demers, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Dec. 31.

“Fall Comforts,” works by David Little, Catherine Breer, Joelle Feldman, Varvara Harmon and Gayl McNally, Yarmouth Frame and Gallery. yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Through Nov. 30.

“The Unstill Life,” oil paintings by Lynn Cyr, University of Maine, Blake Library, Fort Kent. umfk.edu/library. Through Dec. 2.

“The Collector’s Choice,” photographs, lithographs, paintings and more by several artists, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through Jan. 3.

“Free for All,” photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and more from UNE faculty, staff and students, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Nov. 30.

Irene Rothe and Debbie Angelides, paintings and photographs, Central Maine Medical Center Art Gallery, Lewiston. cmmc.org.

Cliff Jenkins, watercolors, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Exploring Maine,” atmospheric New England landscape paintings by Margaret Gerding, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Beings,” sculpture by Eva Goetz and Nanci Khan, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum .org. Through Dec. 24. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Pots,” 15th annual student pottery exhibit with works by Paul Heroux, Susan Dewsnap and Sequoia Miller, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Dec. 14. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

“Metadivers: Worlds Beneath the Waves,” installation of sound, light and form by Jan Piribeck in collaboration with Keith Fitzgerald and artists Hi Tiger, John T. Bullitt and Christopher Wright, Zero Station Art, Design, Framing, Portland. zerostation.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

• Benefits

4th Annual Bayside Trail 5, dog-friendly race, benefits Portland Trails, Casco Bay Lines, Portland, $20 advance, $25 day of, $10 seniors and under 12. runreg.com/Net/3672. 8 a.m. Sunday.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Book Sale, books in all categories, benefits scholarships to OLLI participants, University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, Portland. 846-9544. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

“A Paw in the Door,” annual silent and live auction, with food and live music, sponsored by and benefits A Paw in the Door, Bath-based feline aid and rescue nonprofit, Winter Street Center, Bath, $12 advance, $15 day of. 751-7408. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Ever After Mustang Rescue Annual Lasagna Dinner and Silent Auction, food, beverages, auction and door prizes, Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Saco, $8. mustangrescue.org. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Trekkers presents “Big Bad, Laugh Loud” Auction, with humorist Tim Sample, benefits students’ program fees of Trekkers, nonprofit outdoor-based youth mentoring organization, Owls Head Transportation Museum. trekkers.org. 6:30 pm. Saturday.

Hop-a-Thon for Muscular Dystrophy Association, open to hoppers ages 2 and up, benefits MDA, Drouin Dance Center, Westbrook, registration required. 854-3749. 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

• Books and Authors

Tim and Debbie Bishop, authors of “Midlife Newlyweds Bicycle Coast to Coast,” Books-A-Million, South Portland. 253-5587. Noon Sunday.

Dana Pearson, author of “Two Birds,” Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Julia Spencer Fleming, author of “Through Evil Days,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Julia Spencer Fleming, author of “Through the Evil Days,” Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuch books.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Susan Dahlgren Daigneault, author of “In the Shadow of a Mountain: A Soldier’s Struggle with PTSD,” York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Christoph Irmscher, author of “Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science,” Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Meg Wilson, author of “Mourning Dove,” Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

David Little, author and artist of “The Art of Katahdin,” Yarmouth Frame and Gallery. yarmouthframe andgallery.com. 4 p.m. Saturday.

• Classical Music

Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops!, with Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31 to $75. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Classical pianist Chiharu Naruse, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $5 to $10, 12 and under free. 621-3551. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Chamber Jazz, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Portland Conservatory of Music presents Noonday Concerts, Krysia Tripp, flute; Jara Goodrich, harp, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested. portlandconservatory.net. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Meccorre String Quartet, Hayden, Szymanowski, Lutoslawski and Schumann, University of Maine,Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, $33. collinscenterforthearts .com. 7 p.m. Friday.

University Singers, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pianists Ilya Kazantsev and Eri Okubo Kazantseva, Schubert, Mendelsohn, Brahms, Piazzola, Beethoven and more, Sanford-Springvale Historical Society, Springvale, $15, free for 21 and under. 324-2797. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

University Singers, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa.. 2 p.m. Nov. 10.

Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, Schubert, Barber, Adler and Brahms, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Nov. 10.

• Dance

Portland Ovations presents Paul Taylor Dance Company, works covering several decades of choreographer’s Taylor’s work, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $32 to $44. portlandovations.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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.

Freeport Contradance, music from Velocipede, caller Kristin Seibert, Merriconeag, Waldorf School, Freeport, $7 to $10. 233-4325. Family dance at 6 p.m., finger food potluck at 7 p.m., beginner session at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

• Fairs/Festivals

League of Maine Craft Show, unique handmade gifts from 65 Maine and New England crafters, Wells Junior High School. 646-5172. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Maine Crafts Guild Presents 17th Annual Crafts at the Museum Show, wood-fired work, jewelry, fiber clothing and much more, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainecraftsguild.com. 10 a.,m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Carol and Friends Annual Country Craft Fair, 117 Spiller Road, Gorham. 839-3479. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10.

Annual Medieval Feast, soup, meat turnover, half a chicken, pumpkin pie and performance by The Medieval Players, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. francocenter .org. 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Country Corner Christmas Fair, decorations, fancywork, gifts, books and baked goods, Buxton United Methodist Church. 642-4958. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Harvest Fair, crafts, raffles, gifts, silent auction, North Deering Congregational Church, Portland. 797-2487. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Psychic and Crystal Fair, Leapin’ Lizards, Portland. 221-2363. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

DownEast Fair, psychics, mediums, aura photography, crystals by Gabriel, baked goods, crafts, knits and more, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. 774-8243. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, American Legion Hall Post 62, Westbrook. 854-0573. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, Christmas decorations, art and crafts, jewelry, books, white elephant and more, St. Bernard’s Church, Rockland. 594-2109. 8 a.m. to Noon Saturday.

Windham Athletic Boosters 20th Annual Holiday Craft Fair, Windham High School, Windham. 807-6910. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

International Women’s Club of New England Holiday Fair, unique art work, antiques, jewelry, hand-crafted gifts, holiday decorations and more, York Middle School. 363-4214. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Old-Fashioned Christmas Fair, wood items, wreaths, linens, home decor, toys and ornaments, sweet treats, Windham Historical Society. 892-5608. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 10.

Annual Fall Festival, silent and live auction, baked goods, jewelry, toys and more, Crossroad United Methodist Church, Sanford. 324-2946. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Village Square Fair, baked goods, cookie walk, crafts, silent auction and more, Standish Congregational Church. 642-2503. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Joyful Christmas Fair, baked goods, local crafters, attic treasures and more, Second Congregational Church, Brewer. 843-0747. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Fair, Granny’s relishes, jam and jellies, cookies, jewelry, crafts and Christmas decorations, Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. mcpconline.org. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

4th Annual State Street Holiday Stroll, boutique crafts, jewelry, photography, pottery, holiday decorations, toys, books, food, music and more, State Street, Portland. 228-3733. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Craft and Bake Sale, North Sebago United Methodist Church. northsebagoumc.org. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

20th Annual Christmas Arts & Craft Show, artwork and crafts by New England artisans, Augusta Armory. newenglandcraftfairs.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10.

Holiday Fair, Christmas wreaths, crafts, baked goods, attic treasures and more, Windham Hill United Church of Christ. 892-4217. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

8th Annual Limington Extension Christmas Gifts & Decorations Sale, toys, gift items, decorations and more, Limington Town Hall. 692-2989. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Holiday Fair, baked goods, fall and Christmas homemade crafts, attic treasures and more, Riverside United Methodist Church, Kezar Falls. 625-3082. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Grange Fair, Burkettville Grange Hall, Appleton. 845-2767. 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Craft Fair, Kenyan made items, benefits Kakamega Orphan Project, St. Jude’s Church, Freeport. 318-8531. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Windham Athletic Boosters 20th Annual Holiday Craft Fair, Windham High School, Windham. 807-6910. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10.

• Films

Global Lens Film Series, “Shymal Uncle Turns Off The Lights” (India 2012), Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston. bates.edu. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

“Peaches Does Herself,” film about the “Peaches Does Herself” musical, followed by live video Q&A with Peaches, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Teton Gravity presents “Way Of Life,” ski film takes you on a journey to the mountains and inside the minds of today’s top athletes, Royal Hammer performs after, State Theatre, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness Film Series, “Seneca on Anger,” Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

“42,” Jackie Robinson story, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Nov. 10.

• Music

Shape Note Singing, four-part singing tradition also known as sacred harp, all welcome, The New Church, Portland, free. maineshapenotesinging.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Bullet for My Valentine, Welsh metalcore, with Black Veil Brides, State Theatre, Portland, $29.50 advance, $35 door. statetheatre portland.com. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Fiddle-icious, Maine’s largest fiddle orchestra of traditional Celtic music, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $13 to $15. fiddle icious.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Composer and pianist Morton Gold, retrospective concert with piano, flute and tenor and soprano vocalists, Temple Beth El, Portland, free/donation. 774-2649. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Monday Night Blues Series, Toni Lynn Washington, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

David Berkeley, singer-songwriter, Max Garcia Conover opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. onelongfellow square.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Wednesday Blues Jam, presented by the Maine Blues Society, Narals Restaurant, Auburn. 344-3201. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Library Coffeehouse, trio Wildage, mix of dance, country, waltzes and more, Camden Public Library, $7 to $8. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Shine It on Thursday with Probably Dog, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Mark Olson, alt-country singer from The Jayhawks, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Sylvia Tavares and Tom Arter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymaine dining.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, music and poetry, First Universalist Church of Auburn, free. auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Matt Nathanson, folk-rock singer-songwriter. with Joshua Radin, State Theatre, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. statetheatre portland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Choro Loco, Brazilian choro band, Blue, Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. Friday.

Friday Night Jazz Series with Peter McLaughlin Sextet, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk .com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Hanneke Cassel, Jeremy Kittel and Keith Murphy, fiddle music, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. onelongfellow square.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Dana Pearson and Monica Grabin, acoustic duo, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elements bookscoffeebeer.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Portland Ovations presents Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, ukeleles and singing, diverse range of music from Tchaikovsky to Nirvava., Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $35 to $42. portlandovations.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $22.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Acoustic sets with Max Conover Garcia and Friends, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Live and Local at the Library Music Series, Brian Patricks, acoustic guitar, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. lithgow.lib.me.us. 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

De Myst, cellist Ben Noyes, bassist/composer Chris Sprague and dancer Shana Bloomstein, new compositions and improvisations for cello, bass and laptop with dance, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Lewiston, $10. 344-3106. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Bruce Hardina, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Lucero, country, punk, rock, Titus Andronicus opens, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall .com. 8 p.m. Nov. 10.

The Duks and Hoots and Hellmouth, folk, roots and soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $27.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Nov. 10.

Bluegrass Music Association of Southern Maine Jam, unplugged stringed instruments, all levels of playing, American Legion Post 197, Westbrook, $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 10.

Blue Lobster Troupe, 20-member chorus, musicals and traditional choral music to Nirvana and sea shanties., St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $10. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Nov. 10.

• Special Events

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

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Shostakovich’s “The Nose,” encore performance, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15 to $27. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m. Tuesday.

“POE: Tales of Mystery & Suspense,” dinner show with local actor Kirk Simpson, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

MET Opera Live in HD: Puccini’s “Tosca,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15 to $27. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Veteran’s Day Dinner and Civil War Living History Program, heritage dinner followed by readings and music of the Civil War, Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Livermore, $20. 897-4366. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

2013 Coast City Comicon, fan convention with comic artist Ed McGuinness, many others, Double Tree Hilton, South Portland. coast citycomicon.com. Saturday and Sunday.

• Theater

Theatre Company at Falmouth High School presents “Bloody Murder,” Ed Sala’s twisted whodunnit spoof, Falmouth High School, $5 to $7. 781-7429. 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Bates College Theater Department presents “In the Next Room,” drama set in the 1880s that explores the true meaning of love, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, $3 to $6. 786-6161. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Monday.

“The Thinking Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillseum,” love story of a woman who moves through romantic love to a deeper, more inclusive one. Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $5 to $15, not recommended for ages under 16 without parental guidance. atthelincoln.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Morris Panych’s “Vigil,” offbeat fable of family and loneliness, Portland Stage Company, $35 to $45. portland stage.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Runs through Nov. 17.

Neil Simon’s “Rumors,” comedy, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. citytheater .org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

The Monmouth Community Players present “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $12. monmouthcommunity players.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Oak Hill Players present “Hello, Dolly!”, musical, Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough, $10 to $12. 822-7907. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

The Originals present “The Underpants,” comedy based on the 1920 German farce “Die Hose,” Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $18 to $20. sacorivertheatre.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

USM School of Music presents Maine premiere of “Carr the Musical,” cult prom queen musical based on Stephen King’s novel, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $5 to $15. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Windham Center Stage Theater presents “Children of Eden,” musical fable about parents, children and faith inspired by the stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel and Noah and the flood, Windham Center Stage Theatre, $10 to $12. 893-2098. 4 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Nov. 10.

“Agnes of God,” staged reading, based on true story, The Footlights, Falmouth. thefootlightsinfalmouth .com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Good Theater presents “The Grand Manner,” A.R.Gurney’s love letter to fabled actress Katherine Cornell and heyday of Broadway theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $28. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Runs through Nov. 24..

Waynflete Drama presents Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials, Waynflete School, Portland, free. waynflete.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Robert DuBac’s “The Book of Moron,” provocative new comedy, The Public Theatre, Lewiston, $20. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 10.

Randy Judkins in “Mexico, Mentors, Jesters and Mimes!”, one-man show with juggling, magic, audience participation and family-friendly comedy, Freeport Theater of Awesome, Freeport, $12 to $20. awesometheater.com. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Deering High School presents “Grease,” musical, Deering High School Auditorium, Portland. deeringdrama.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Nov. 16..

“Out of the Shadow: A Story of Toni Wolff and Emma Jung,” reading with Elizabeth Rodenz and Julie Sgarzi, C.G. Jung Center, Brunswick, $7. mainejungcenter.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

“Zombie America,” by local playwright Kristen Watson, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $10. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. Nov. 10. Runs through Nov. 17.

The Fairy Tale Players present “The Three Piggs,” trials and tribulations of a middle school science fair, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook, $4 to $6. acorn-productions.org. 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Runs through Nov. 24.