HOT TICKETS

Get a load of Lucero

HAILING FROM MEMPHIS, the band Lucero has a flavor that combines a Tennessee twang with a New York punk swagger. They’re joined by Titus Andronicus.

WHEN: 9 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $22 in advance; $25 day of the show

INFO: Statetheatreportland.com

Chamber Music Fest’s orbit intersects Space

PORTLAND CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL has been doing some pretty interesting programming at Space Gallery in Portland lately. The next one is Saturday: “Seven & Seven,” an evening of contemporary chamber music by Muhly, Donatoni, Aperghis and Frank.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday, with cocktails at 7

WHERE: Space Gallery, 538 Congress St.

HOW MUCH: $15, $13 for students

INFO: pcmf.org

Cool-cocktail class for holiday happy hours

MAKE FOUR HOLIDAY COCKTAILS in a class that will get you ready for your thirsty holiday guests. The class includes snacks, recipes and a bottle of Royal Rose cocktail syrup.

WHEN: Noon Sunday

WHERE: Portland Hunt & Alpine Club, 75 Market St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $75

INFO: cocktailclass.brownpapertickets.com

One-man show showcases juggling

MAINE IS a hotbed of comedy juggling acts, for reasons we can’t go into here. But if you’re looking for a performer who really knows both comedy and juggling, look for Randy Judkins, who has been doing his one-man show for decades. He’ll be in Freeport Friday and Saturday.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Freeport Theatre of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport

HOW MUCH: $12 to $17

INFO: awesometheater.com

CHEAP THRILLS

Jam with the bluegrass gang

BLUEGRASS PLAYERS can come out and play, and fans can come out and listen at the Bluegrass Music Association of Maine’s Southern Jam. Bar and concessons too!

WHEN: Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: American Legoion Post 197, 300 Conant St., Westbrook

HOW MUCH: $7

INFO: mainebluegrass.org

Aucocisco shows new work by Tim Clorius

AUCOCISCO GALLERIES in Portland hosts an exhibition of fanciful new paintings by Portland painter Tim Clorius, “The Nature of Deception.” It also is showing work by Mary Hart and Vivien Russe.

WHEN: Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, on view through Nov. 23

WHERE: Aucocisco Galleries, 89 Exchange St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: aucocisco.com

Kombucha brewer to show you the way

MASTER KOMBUCHA BREWER Reid Emmerich will show you how to make your own home brew. If you already make your own kombucha, bring it in to get feedback.

WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. tonight

WHERE: Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: urbanfarmfermentory.com

‘Appy Hour’ special: Finding new apps

HERE’S A CLEVER twist on happy hour, it’s “Appy Hour” at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. No, it’s not somebody slurring their speech and dropping the h. It’s an after-work session for people to share apps with each other, whether they be productive ones or silly ones.

WHEN: 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: curtislibrary.com