• Art

“Art 241: The Visual Book,” works by 12 USM students. Through Feb. 28. Pope-Cheney Art Studio at The Wishcamper Center, USM, 34 Bedford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts.

Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors.” Through April 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

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.

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

USM Faculty Show, new work by USM Art faculty in a wide array of media. Art Gallery at USM, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery.

Annette Kearney, “Let There Be Light,” fused-glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.

USM’s Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts presents “Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” part of a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artists’ books from 24 countries. Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th Floor, Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts.

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

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

“New England Moments,” paintings by Jeannie Piccini, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta. harlowgallery.org.

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

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

“After Hours: Work by Maine Art Teachers.” Through March 1. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. sacomuseum.org.

“Implements,” found-object sculpture by Maureen Block, Ellen Gibson, Mildred Johnson and Jonathan Price. Through Feb. 8. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org.

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

“Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni,” 23 paintings, drawings and prints by seven USM Art alumni. Through March 28. Area Gallery at Woodbury Campus Center, 35 Bedford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery.

Kelly Ufkin, paintings. Through Jan. 31. Mainely Frames and Gallery, 534 Congress St., Portland. mainelyart.com.

“How to Make the Universe Right: The Art of the Shaman in Vietnam and Southern China,” painted scrolls, masks and other objects used in shamanist ceremonies of five ethnic minorities in northern Vietnam. Through March 21. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu.

John Goodman’s “Black White + Blue,” photographs of boxers from his Times Square Gym book, images from his backstage Boston Ballet series and works from the streets of Havana, Cuba. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. phopagallery.com.

“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” more than 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the museum’s collection, from late 18th through mid-20th century. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.

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

“A World of Objects,” small and rarely seen objects from Bowdoin’s 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 women artists includes paintings by Kusama and Thomas. Through March 9. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

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

“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.

“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.

“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.

• AUDITIONS

“Godspell,” musical. Performance dates are in April. Cumston Hall, 796 Main St., Monmouth. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 4:30 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Monday.

V-Day Auburn 2013, “The Vagina Monologues.” Show dates are March 29 and 30. Women, or those who identify as female, may audition. Must be 16 or over. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St.. 1 p.m. Saturday.

• BOOKS & AUTHORS

Biddeford Bookshelf, roundtable of five Biddeford authors, Roland Salazar Rose, Mary Lyons, Susan Dudley Gold, Norman Beaupre and Josh Bodwell. Light refreshments, free. McArthur Library, 207 Main St., Biddeford. 3 p.m. p.m. Sunday.

Marilyn Moss, author of “Bill Moss: Fabric Artist & Designer,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Peter Korn, author of “Why We Make Things and Why It Matters,” Longfellow Books, Monument Square, Portland. longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Margaret Cruikshank, author of “Learning to Be Old,” Portland Public Library, Main Branch, 5 Monument Square, Portland. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

• COMEDY

The Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly comedy performance 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.

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

Portland Symphony Orchestra, Mozart No. 41, “Jupiter,” with Richard Morales on clarinet, $31, $68 porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Maine Composers William Matthews and Scott Ordway, with Vineet Shende, Joshua DeScherer, Beth Wiemann and Phillip Carlsen, free; tickets required. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Gryphon Piano Trio, $38 Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono. collinscenterforthearts.com. 3 p.m. Feb. 2.

• DANCE

Wednesday Night Stomp Swing Dance, $5 to $10 suggested. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St., 2nd floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com. Lesson at 7 p.m., music at 7:30 Wednesday.

Portland Ovations presents “Cirque Alfonse: Timber!,” circus arts infused with traditional Quebec folklore., $38-$50. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. porttix.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Salsa Dancing with DJ Baulio, Latin, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, bachata and Latin hits. Dance lessons included, $5, 21-plus. The Pearl, 275 Main St., Public Landing, Rockland. thepearlrockland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

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

Portland Ballet presents “Boy Meets Girl,” Portland Ballet Studio Theater, tickets at portlandballet.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

• FILM

USM Philosophy Symposium Film Series: “Noam Chomsky & Michel Foucault: Human Nature – Justice vs. Power,” from the 1971 debate between two very different heroes of the intellectual Left, $8 Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Best of Ottawa International Animation Festival 2013, for mature audiences only, $10. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Incendies,” twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, free. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road, York. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Saturday.

• FOOD AND DRINK

Tea Tasting, free. Jacqueline’s Tea Room, 201 Main St., Freeport. jacquelinestearoom.com. 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Saturday.

• FOR KIDS

Portland Symphony Orchestra presents “Peter and the Wolf,” with special guests from the Portland School of Ballet, $10. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

• HEALTH AND FITNESS

re:mind 2014: a mindfulness meditation course, learn the basics to establishing a strong meditation practice and essential techniques for deepening your concentration. The Heart Opening. meditationinmaine.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

• MUSIC

Bill Staines, singer-songwriter plays contemporary folk ballads and traditional tunes, free. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Women in Harmony present “All One Planet,” a concert about the Earth, $12 in advance; $15 day of show. Woodford Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. wihmaine.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Oscar Mokeme, the director of the Museum of African Art and Culture in Portland, will give an African drumming performance, free. Lyman Moore Middle School, 171 Auburn St., Portland. portlandschools.org. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Walk Off The Earth, Canadian rock band. Parachute opens, $20 in advance; $25 day of show. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, saxophonist with band. Tauk opens, $18 in advance; $20 day of show; $35 preferred seating; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, Gather Restaurant, 189 Main St., Yarmouth. gathermaine.com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Pan Fried Steel, diverse repertoire including calypso, reggae, soca, Latin, swing, and covers from Charlie Parker to Jimmy Buffett to the Beach Boys, free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Break Science, hip-hop, electronic, $13 advance; $15 day of show; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Bruce In The USA, Bruce Springsteen tribute band, $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $30 preferred seating; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

“Winter Folk” concert, Brittany Haas, Owen Marshall and Joe Walsh play old-time, bluegrass, Celtic styles, indie/folk and more, $15. Atlantic Hall, 173 Main St., Cape Porpoise. 7 p.m. Friday.

Dave Mello, Skowhegan bluesman plays slide resonator, six-string and 12-string guitar and five-string banjo, $10 suggested. Hammond Hall at Schoodic Arts for All, 427 Main St., Winter Harbor. schoodicartsforall.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

The Band Perry, country. Scott McCreery opens, $33.75-$53.75. The Cross Insurance Center, Bangor. waterfrontconcerts.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The Farewell Drifters, $12 advance; $17 day of show One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Boneheads, rootsy folk, rock, blues, county, Cajun and more, $10 advance, $15 day of show. Opera House at Boothbay Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Girls Guns & Glory, twangy country rock ‘n’ roll, Americana, $18. Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road, Brownfield. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Boneheads, roots, folk, rock, blues, country and Cajun. The Holy Mackerels open, $10 advance; $15 day of show. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The London Souls, classic rock, $12 in advance; $15 day of show; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Dar Williams, singer-songwriter, $35 advance, $40 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m., Saturday.

Brazilian Guitar Quartet, $12. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Arms and Sleepers, electronic duo, with Lymbyc Systym, instrumental duo, $10, 18-plus. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Dimensions in Jazz presents Sketches, Brooklyn-based collective quintet featuring Jeremy Udden on alto sax; Matt Holman, trumpet; Jarrett Cherner, piano; Ziv Ravitz, drums; and Martin Nevin on bass. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $10 seniors; $5 students. Woodford Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Shira Klein, Jewish musician and educator, fun family event, food will be sold, $10; $25 per family. Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St., South Portland. 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

Shape Note Singing, harmonies and warm fellowship. The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. maineshapenotesinging.com. 1 p.m. Feb. 2.

Castlebay, celebration of the Celtic holiday of Imbolc featuring Celtic harp, guitar, fiddle, whistle and vocals, $10. River Arts Gallery, 241 U.S. Route 1, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. 2 p.m. Feb. 2.

• NIGHTCLUBS

Jennifer Porter, standards from the ’20s to ’40s and blues. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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

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

Muddy Ruckus and The Burners, Brian Boru Public House, 57 Center St., Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Rick Miller and His Band, three-piece Chicago blues band, Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

The Penthouse Dance Party, $3 after 10:30 p.m.; 21-plus Empire, 575 Congress St., Portland. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Tokyo Tramps, Delta slide blues, no cover; 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

• OUTDOORS

Rangeley Snowmobile SNODEO, more than 150 miles of well-groomed trails to explore. Rangeley Inn, 2443 Main St., Rangeley. rangeleymaine.com/calendar/event/125. 9 a.m. Sunday.

Mushers Bowl Winter Carnival, snow-dog racing competitors from throughout the northeastern United States and parts of Canada take part in this annual event. Five Fields Farm, 720 South Bridgton Road, Bridgton. mainelakesmushersbowl.com. 10 a.m. Sunday.

New England Pond Hockey Festival, three-day tournament with 16 teams of 6 players each. The games are played on Friday evening and at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. 39 Stratton Road, Rangeley. newenglandpondhockey.com.

Camden WinterfeSt., annual community celebration of winter featuring ice and snow carvings, music, food, indoor crafts and winter fund. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. camden.lib.me.us. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Plum Creek Wilderness Sled Dog Race, 30 teams of sled dogs and drivers. Events and family activities are scheduled throughout the day with a bonfire at end of day. Moosehead Lake, Greenville. 100milewildernessrace.org. 9 a.m. Saturday.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series, poet John McVeigh, $3 to $5 suggested. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. facebook.com/BullFeeney. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

REUSE: Nathan Clifford School furniture open house for alumni and former teachers and staff, pick up free used desks, chairs, etc., at the school. Nathan Clifford School, 180 Falmouth St., Portland. facebook.com/events/714749771892653/?source=1. 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

Portland Ovations presents “Sing-a-Long Grease,” screening of “Grease” with words on the screen to sing along with, costumes encouraged for contest, $14. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. portlandovations.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

• Theater

Mad Horse Theater Company presents “Vigils,” Noah Haidle’s comedy that cunningly 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. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Tigers Be Still,” comedy looks at how we survive the tough moments in life and help each other get back in the game, $20 adult; $5 youth. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. thepublictheatre.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 2.

“Words By: Ira Gershwin and the Great American Songbook,” light-hearted play with music showcasing the life and lyrics of the legendary American librettist Ira Gershwin, $35 to $45. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave.. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday; 4 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 2.

“Live! Love! Laugh!”, fun-filled show for anyone who has ever survived being in love, $10. The Footlights, 190 US Rt. 1, Falmouth. thefootlightsinfalmouth.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Monmouth Community Players present “Doubt, A Parable,” drama explores suspicion and moral uncertainty set in a 1964 Bronx Catholic school, $12; $10 seniors and students. Cumston Hall, 796 Main St., Monmouth. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 2.

“Gunmetal Blues,” musical spoof of film noir, $20. City Theater, 205 Main St., Biddeford. citytheater.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 2.

Portland Players presents Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” classic Shakespeare comedy, $20, $18 seniors, $15 for students with ID. Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

Patrick Dorow Productions presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” comedy rock musical based on the original 1960s film and 1986 movie starring Rick Moranis. Seymour, a down-and-out nerdish floral assistant on skid row becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for blood, $25; $20 seniors and students; $15 for under 12. Star Theatre at Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road. kitterycommunitycenter.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 2.

Good Theater presents “Becky’s New Car,” original comedy, $20 to $28. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 2.

National Theater of London Live: “Coriolanus,” Shakespeare’s tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, $27; $15 students. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand.com. 2 p.m. Thursday.

Robert Frost: Fire and Ice, one-man show with actor Kirk Simpson that celebrates 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. 6 p.m. Thursday.

“Uncle Vanya,” Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece of frustrated longing and wasted lives, a new translation by Annie Baker directed by Christopher Price, $18 suggested. The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick. thetheaterproject.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 2.

• WORKSHOPS

Saturday Craft Morning, Valentine tea party, make Valentines, drink pink tea and listen to a Valentine story. Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. merriconeag.org. 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Coin and Stamp Show, coins and currency, medals and tokens, stamps, postal history and post cards, collector supplies. Presented by Brunswick Coin & Stamp Club, free admission. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2 Columbus Drive, Brunswick. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 2.