CLASSICAL MUSIC

Noonday Concerts, presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. Krysia Tripp, flute, and Jara Goodrich, harp, 12:15 p.m.; Holiday “Sing-Along” with Robert Russell and the Choral Arts Society, 12:15 p.m. Tuesday; Jesse Feinberg, jazz piano, 12:15 p.m. Nov. 14.

Meccorre String Quartet, University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, $33. collinscenterforthearts.com. Works by Hayden, Szymanowski, Lutoslawski and Schumann, 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, Sanford-Springvale Historical Society, Springvale, $15, free for 21 and under. 324-2797. Works by Schubert, Mendelsohn, Brahms, Piazzola, Beethoven and more, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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

Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $10, $5 seniors, students free. rossiniclub.org. Works by Schubert, Barber, Adler and Brahms, 3 p.m. Sunday.

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

USM Youth Ensembles Fall Instrumental Concert, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $5-$8. usm .maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7 p.m. Thursday.

THEATER

“The Grand Manner,” presented by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $28. goodtheater.com. A.R.Gurney’s love letter to fabled actress Katherine Cornell and the heyday of Broadway theater, 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 14. Through Nov. 24.

Morris Panych’s “Vigil,” Portland Stage Company, $35 to $45. portlandstage.org. Offbeat fable of family and loneliness, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Through Nov. 17.

“Hello, Dolly!” musical, presented by the Oak Hill Players, Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough, $12, $10 students, seniors, teacher. 822-7907. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

“The Underpants!” presented by The Originals, comedy based on the 1920 German farce “Die Hose,” Saco River Theatre, Buxton. $20, $18 seniors and students, pay what you can on Thursday. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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

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

“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. $12, $10 seniors and students. 893-2098. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

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

“Grease,” presented by Deering High School in the school auditorium, Portland. deering drama.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Nov. 16.

“Out of the Shadow: A Story of Toni Wolff and Emma Jung,” play 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 and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 17.

The Fairy Tale Players presents “The Three Piggs,” Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook, $6, $4 for 12 and under. acorn-productions.org. Revolves around the trials and tribulations of a middle school science fair, 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 24.

“A Bright New Boise,” presented by Fenix Theatre Company and Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Ballet Studio Theater, Portland, $20. fenixtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 14. Through Nov. 24.

Neil Simon’s “Promises, Promises,” brings together the songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, $12, $10 seniors and students. gaslighttheater .org. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14.

DANCE

Emerging Dance Concert, University of Maine Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, free. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14.

MUSEUMS

OPENING

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

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: “Piece Work: 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial,” new and recent work by living artists, through Jan. 5; “9 Walks,” video projections by Amy Stacey Curtis exploring movement in time and space via the motif of a walk in the woods, through Jan. 5; Jason Rogenes “J480N R063N38,” installation of large-scale sculptural forms in the PMA family space, through Jan. 5; Winslow Homer’s “Civil War,” wood engravings and prints from Homer’s days as an artist with the Union Army, through Dec. 8; Ahmed Alsoudani: “Redacted,” paintings and drawings by New York-based Iraqi artist and MECA graduate, through Dec. 8; portlandmuseum.org

Saco Museum: “John Haley’s Civil War,” artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, through Sunday; “Lawrence Dolby: Photographs of the Saco Central Fire Station,” through November. dyerlibrary sacomuseum.org

Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: “This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War,” photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26. mainehistory.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Artists,” artwork by eight pioneering Chinese women, through Dec. 22; “This Mighty Scourge of War,” art of the Civil War, through Jan. 5. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick: “Robert E. Peary and His Northern World,” through Dec. 31; “Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Northern World,” through Jan. 6; “Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection,” through Feb. 23. bowdoin.edu/ arctic-museum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature,” through June 1; “That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” through Dec. 1. mainemaritimemuseum .org

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

Colby Museum of Art, Waterville: “Nowhere But Here,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; “The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes,” through June 8. colby.edu/museum

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

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “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; “American Treasures: Maine Voices,” views of Maine through art by N.C. Wyeth, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz and more, through Dec. 29; “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals,” through Jan. 5; “American Treasures: Other Voices,” contemporary art from the museum collection, “American Treasures: Family and Friends,” renderings of artists’ relatives and acquaintances, and “American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “Wabanaki Guides,” the legacy of Wabanaki people serving as guides for European and American explorers, cartographers, tourists and artists from the 1600s to present, through December. abbe museum.org

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

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: “Art of the Barn,” presented by Heartwood College of Art, artists’ interpretations of local barns, through Jan. 31. “Monsters Ball: Where Fashion and Fantasy Collide,” unique costumes from the museum’s collection, covering various decades. Through Nov. 15. brickstoremuseum.org.

ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

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

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

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

York Public Library: “The Collector’s Choice,” photographs, lithographs, paintings and more by several artists. www.york.lib.me.us. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Tuesday. Through Jan. 3.

University of New England Campus Center, Biddeford: “Free for All,” artwork by UNE faculty, staff and students. 284-6394. Through Nov. 30.

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

University of Maine, Fort Kent, Blake Library: Lynn Cyr, “The Unstill Life,” oil paintings. umfk .edu/library. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 2.

Richmond Store Gallery, Richmond: Farewell sale by assemblage artist Edward Mackenzie, 737-4724. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

CONTINUING

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

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Henry Isaacs, “New Work,” paintings, through Nov. 30; “Eye Catchers,” annual holiday show featuring folk artist Jeff Barrett, through Dec. 28. gleasonfineart.com

Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: Kennebec Valley Art Association Members Holiday Art Show & Sale. harlow gallery.org. Through Nov. 23.

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

Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: New paintings by Anne Ireland and Susan Williams. thosmoser.com. Through Nov. 18.

PhoPa Gallery, Portland: “Focus on Faculty,” photographers from MMW+C. phopagallery .com. Through Nov. 16.

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

Art House Picture Frames, Portland. Jeff Epstein, “Paintings.” arthousepictureframes.com. Through Nov. 30.

Glickman Library, University of Southern Maine, Portland: Elke Morris, “Waterfront Properties,” archival inkjet prints. usm.maine.edu. Through Dec. 27.

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

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

Osher Map Library, Portland: “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, Portland. 780-4850. Through Feb. 27.

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

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: “Serenity,” selection of paintings and sculpture that reflect the artists’ interpretation of serenity. richard boydartgallery.com. Through Nov. 30.

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

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

Portland Public Library Lewis Gallery, Portland: “Material Matters,” New England artists’ encaustic works. portlandlibrary.com. Friday through Nov. 30.

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

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

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

CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: New digitally generated works of fine art on archival rag paper by Tim Van Campen, crafton elm.com. Through Nov. 15.

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

Mainely Frames and Gallery, Portland: Alan Robinson, hand-colored maps with drawings of wildlife and landmarks. mainelyart.com. Through Nov. 30.

Wells Public Library: Watercolors by Cliff Jenkins. 646-8181. Through Nov. 30.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook: Chuck Thompson, “Maine Plein Air Landscapes,” with several other guest artists. 591-7300. Through Dec. 7.

Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: 7th annual Extravaganza, smaller artworks and a wide range of creative craft work from more than 70 Maine artists. aarhusgallery.com. Through Dec. 24.

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

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

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

Markings Gallery, Bath: “Wearable Art,” Maine weavers, felters and jewelers. markingsgallery .com. Through Dec. 31.

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

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

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

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

Central Maine Medical Center Art Gallery, Lewiston: Paintings and photographs by Irene Rothe and Debbie Angelides, cmmc.org. Through Thursday.