• ART

“The Wonderful World of Oz,” exhibition drawn from the world’s most comprehensive collection of Oz materials, based in Maine. Through March 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

“American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” Through Feb. 2. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

“Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA graduate. Through Feb. 2. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.

“American Vision: Photographs from the Collection of Owen and Anna Wells,” 40 photographs provide an extraordinary survey of 20th-century American photography. Through Feb. 23. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.

“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 College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. colby.edu/museum.

“The Object Show,” small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Through June 8. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

“Regarding the Forces of Nature: From Alma Thomas to Yayoi Kusama,” selection of works by distinguished women artists includes paintings by Kusama and Thomas. Through March 9. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

“Underfoot: Footwear, Hooked Rugs, In the Cellar and Below Decks.” Through Feb. 22. Penobscot Marine Museum, 5 Church St., Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org.

“Americans Who Tell the Truth,” portraits by Robert Shetterly. Through Feb. 28. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. york.lib.me.us.

Joe Guertin: “A Graphic Designer Remembered.” Through Jan. 26. Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. une.edu/artgallery.

Southern Maine Community College Student Exhibition, self-portraits in charcoal. Through Jan. 31. Portland Public Library, Main Branch, 5 Monument Square. portlandlibrary.com.

Portraits of Recently Extinct Birds of the Eastern United States by Jada Fitch. Through Feb. 4. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com.

“Our Beautiful Planet,” photography by George Petkov. Through Jan. 31. Grapheteria Gallery, 143 Kennebec St., Portland. thegrapheteria.com.

Small Works Holiday Show, art by more than 60 artists. Through Jan. 31. Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 336 Main St. yarmouthframeandgallery.com.

“Revision,” Matthew Demers and Allison McKeen. Through Feb. 1. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com.

James Seavey, “Water – Metal – Image,” free-spun aluminum vessels, watercolors and photographs. Through February 28. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.com.

Betty Lathrop, silk artist. Through January 31. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Rt. 236), Kittery. justuschickens.net.

“Joy of Art,” juried art exhibit features original artwork by year-round Maine residents, both amateur and professional. Through Feb. 16. Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery.

Deborah Klotz, “Traces,” prints and sculptures. Through Feb. 21. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org.

Photography by David Sullivan, Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road. wells.lib.me.us/wells.

Kelly Ufkin, paintings. Through Jan. 31. Mainely Frames and Gallery, 541 Congress St., Portland.

Student exhibition, USM Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts. Through February. Pope-Cheney Art Studio at The Wishcamper Center, USM Portland, 34 Bedford St. usm.maine.edu/bookarts.

John Goodman’s “Black White + Blue,” photographs of boxers from his Times Square Gym series, images from his backstage Boston Ballet series and works from the streets of Havana, Cuba. Goodman’s photographs show the extremes of what the human body is capable of enduring, often before public audiences. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland.

“Implements,” found-object sculpture by Maureen Block, Ellen Gibson, Mildred Johnson and Jonathan Price, Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org.

• AUDITIONS

Musica de Filia Girls’ and Women’s Choir, directed by Jaye Churchill. Musica de Filia Studio, 550 Forest Ave., Portland. musicadefilia.com. 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.

• BOOKS and AUTHORS

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series, with Anna Binkovitz and Renee Schminkey, poetry reading and slam, $3. Bull Feeney’s Yeats Room, 375 Fore St., Portland. portveritas.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

Public Concert of the Portland Rossini Club, club members play Beethoven’s Sonata for Piano and Cello, Op. 69; Mozart’s Four-Hand Sonata in F; Schubert’s Divertissement a la Hongroise; Haydn’s String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20; and Chopin’s Fantasy in F Minor., $10; $5 seniors; students free. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

“Carols in the Round,” Mount View High School Chamber Singers, donation to benefit the chorus, United Christian Church, Lincolnville Center, 30 Searsmont Road, Lincolnville Center. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, all-Beethoven concert featuring pianist Jonathan Bass, chairman of the Boston Conservatory piano program, performing Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major and Symphony No.7, $20; free for 18 and under and college students with ID, Franco American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. midcoastsymphony.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Vox Nova Chamber Choir: “Music of the Spheres: The Ecstasies Above,” contemporary choral music, $15 in advance ;$20 day of show, Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, 3725 College St., Brunswick. voxnovachamberchoir.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Jan. 19.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, all-Beethoven concert featuring pianist Jonathan Bass, chairman of the Boston Conservatory piano program, performing Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major and Symphony No.7, $20; free for 18 and under and college students with ID, Orion Performing Arts Center, Mt. Ararat High School, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham. midcoastsymphony.org. 2:30 p.m. Jan. 19.

• COMEDY

Portland Comedy Showcase, featuring some of New England’s best and brightest stand-up comedians., $5 Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. facebook.com/BullFeeney. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• DANCE

Mahoosuc Arts Council presents “Rhapsody in Blue,” director Debi Irons works through new choreography for a multi-media project inspired by Gershwin. James McLaughlin, music director at Gould Academy and clarinetist Todd Brunel accompany Irons’ company Art Moves. Show includes the work of visual artist Nikki Millonzi and area students. $15; students free. Gould Academy, Bingham Auditorium, 45 Church St., Bethel. mahoosucarts.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

• PARTICIPATORY DANCE

Folk Dance Brunswick, dances taught, no partner needed. World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe and around the globe. $8; $5 seniors and students. People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org. 6:30-9 p.m. Friday.

• FILM

“A Streetcar Named Desire,” classic Marlon Brando film, free Dunaway Center, 23 School St., Ogunquit. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

National Theatre Live: Hamlet, National Theatre Live’s 2010 broadcast of “Hamlet” returns to cinemas as part of the National’s 50th-anniversary celebrations. $20 adult/$15 youth, Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. operahouse.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Bending Steel,” documentary follows Chris Schoeck as he trains to become a professional old-time strongman. Followed by Q and A with Schoeck and filmmakers Ryan Scafuro and Dave Carroll. Co-presented with the Camden International Film Festival, $8. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

“Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky,” animated documentary on the life of the controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand, $8. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

• MUSIC

John Linscott and the Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam with special guest Julie Thompson. The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday.

OLS Sunday Jazz Brunch, food and beverages available for purchase. $8. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 11 a.m. Sunday.

“Rise, Walk, Sing,” Midcoast Community Chorus winter concert, music from all over the world, including songs from Kenya, South Africa and Israel, the American folk tradition and the civil rights movement. $15 to $25. Camden Hills Regional High School, Strom Auditorium, 25 Keelson Ave., Rockport. mccsings.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Kevin Midgley, Gather Restaurant, 189 Main St., Yarmouth. gathermaine.com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Cahalen Morrison and Eli West, with Laura Cortese and The Dance Cards, folk, Cajun and rock ’n’ roll. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Charles Neville and Youssoupha Sidibe with Mystic Rhythms, blues, jazz, Caribbean, African, reggae, $25 advance, $30 at door. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, singer-songwriters, $37 to $98. Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono. collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Meklit Hadero, singer-composer-cultural activist, with The Reverie Machine, $15 advance; $20 day of show. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute show, music from the choirs of Portland public schools and Kenya Hall Band, $11 in advance; $17 day of show. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. porttix.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

The Affordable Playboys, Jim O’Neil and Dana Pearson. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

A Gallery of Songs with Tom Acousti, singer-songwriter, $18. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein Classics, student-directed production featuring nearly 90 orchestra members and vocalists presented by University of Maine School of Performing Arts. $22. Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers with The Eric Green Party, unique brand of blues rooted in vintage 1930s Mississippi Delta blues, featuring originals and classics plus soul, funk, and reggae. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Dance Party with Tickle, dance and party band, $5; 21-plus. Spire 29, 29 School St., Gorham. spire29.com. 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The Alternate Routes, with The Ballroom Thieves, $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $20 preferred seating; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Sinatra Lives! Italian dinner and piano bar/sing-along, pianist/vocalist Karen Strange plays music of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s, timeless show tunes and Sinatra classics, $10 Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Raymond. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Time Riders, local oldies band, benefits Waterborough Historical Society. $15, 21-plus. South Waterboro Grange Hall, 31 West Road, South Waterboro. 7-11 p.m. Saturday.

An Evening with The Aters, music and comedy from father and son performers, $15. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Tricky Britches, bluegrass, old-time country, $16; $14 seniors; $12 children; $20 VIP. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Mallett Brothers with North of Nashville, rock, folk, blues, bluegrass, neo-traditional and classic country and punk, $15 in advance; $17 day of show. Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Shanna Underwood and Wanderlost with Devon Colella, acoustic Americana music featuring guitar and cello. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Sock It to Me: A Celebration of the Music of Muscle Shoals, featuring Boston-based singer-songwriters Amy Black and Sarah Borges and bandplaying the soulful music of Muscle Shoals, Alabama. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Eric Paslay, country, $15; 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Ronda Dale, singer-songwriter playing Americana, jazz, vintage country, contemporary folk and blues. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Jan. 19.

Marc Cohn, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Jan. 19.

Gramatik, DJ, producer, $15 in advance; $18 day of show; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Jan. 19.

• NIGHTCLUBS

Brian Patricks, blues, folk-rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Heath MacVane, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Ronda Dale, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Muddy Ruckus and the Burners, Dogfish Cafe, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Mitch Alden, acoustic, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Custom House Gang, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Rap Night hosted by Ill by Instinct, $3; ladies free. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Action Packed Thursday: Beer pong, line dancing, karaoke and DJ B-Set, $3 after 10 p.m.; 21-plus. Club Texas, 150 Center St., Auburn. clubtexas.info. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Heather Pierson, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Kilcollins Band, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Muddy Ruckus and The Burners, Local Sprouts, 649 Congress St., Portland. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Friday.

• FOR KIDS

Portland Stage’s Theater for Kids presents “Play Me a Story,” acting out of the story “Black Dog,” $15 Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. portlandstage.org. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Saturday.

• OUTDOORS

Moonlight XC ski or snowshoe, a leisurely snowshoe or ski along the Eastern Trail. No pets or flashlights. Children welcome. Eastern Trail, Milliken Mills Road, Old Orchard Beach. easterntrail.org/index.php/trail-events#Jan14. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

• WORKSHOPS

re:mind 2014: A Mindfulness Meditation Course, learn the basics of establishing a strong meditation practice and essential techniques for deepening your concentration. The Heart Opening. meditationinmaine.org. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Psychic Sunday, $2 plus fees for services. Fireside Inn and Suites, 81 Riverside St., Portland. onthenewedge.com. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 19.

• PETS

Wells Rabies Clinic, $12 per vaccine, benefits Wells Fuel Fund. Please have all dogs on a leash and all cats in a carrier. Snow date is Jan. 19. Wells Activity Center, 113 Sanford Road. animalwelfaresociety.org). 9-11 a.m. Sunday.

• THEATER

“Robert Frost: Fire and Ice,” one-man dinner show with actor Kirk Simpson celebrating the life and poetry of Robert Frost, with a la carte menu, $12, $15. Clay Hill Farm, 220 Clay Hill Road, Cape Neddick. clayhillfarm.com. 2 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Thursday.

Mad Horse Theater Company presents “Vigils,” Noah Haidle’s 2009 comedy that examines the journey from love and loss to ultimately embracing life., $20; $15 seniors and students. Madhorse Theater at The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Jan. 19.