Annette Kearney: “Let There Be Light,” through March 31. Featured pieces include fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.
Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” through April 30. 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.
Robert Indiana “Celebrating LOVE,” explores Robert Indiana’s persistent and multi-faceted exploration of his LOVE imagery, through March 16. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.
“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” through April 27. Over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-renowned collection from late-18th through the mid-20th century. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
“Maine 10” exhibit, through March 31. Art ranges from large scenics and playful graphics to smaller pieces in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel, including framed prints. Those participating are: Shirley Lewis, Sylvia Dyer, Claire Vigneau, Mary Truesdell, Susan R. Wood (formerly Rayfield), Leslie Emerson, Bonnie Alpander and Vivian Wixom. Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath. maescafeandbakery.com.
“Intersections,” watercolors by Katharine Cartwright, through March 31. Richard Boyd Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com.
Bryan Graf, “Across the Interior,” through April 6. Inventive work turns the prosaic Jersey landscape into a canvas for darkroom experimentation. Free admission. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/ica.
6th annual “44N 69W: Radius Belfast,” potters, painters, welders, woodcarvers, mobile makers, sculptors and knitters. Aarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast. aarhusgallery.com.
“In the Sound Art Closet: Robert Beatty: Soundtracks for Takeshi Murata,” through April 6. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/ica.
Artist Talk, master printer Tim Higbee and local artist George Lloyd, free. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. phopagallery.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“In and Out of the Garden,” paintings by Leslie Anderson, free. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.com.
CMCA presents “Collage X 10,” featuring 10 contemporary Maine artists from the Center for Maine Contemporary Arts. Lewis Gallery at the Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. portlandlibrary.com.
USM’s Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts presents “Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” from a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artist books from 24 countries. Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th Floor, Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts
Hannah Cole: “Time’s Wife,” paintings, through March 22. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.
Kenny Cole: “Parabellum (Prepare for War),” immersive, interactive installation, through March 22. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.
From Paranesi to Picasso: Master Prints from the Permanent Collection, over 60 of the finest prints from the Museum of Art’s permanent collection, through March 22. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.
“Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni,” 23 paintings, drawings and prints by seven USM Art alumni, through March 28. Area Gallery at The Woodbury Campus Center, 35 Bedford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery.
“Marching Forth into Spring,” group exhibit celebrating color and light. Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. greenhutgalleries.com.
“Present Happiness,” works by Anne Alexander, Michael Boardman, Sukie Curtis, Judine French, Varvara Harmon, Liz Prescott and Jane Sawyer. Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 336 Main St. yarmouthframeandgallery.com.
Paintings by Anne Ireland, reflecting the artist’s ongoing dialogue with the Maine landscape. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery. meca.edu.
Berwick Art Association Group Show, through April 30. Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road. facebook.com/BerwickArtAssociation.
Catherine Worthington Fiber Art Exhibition, colorful textile paintings with themes of nature, flowers, pears and poppies. Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road. topshamlibrary.org.
“The Spirit of the Grassland,” an exhibit exploring the senses of identity and differences within 30 kingdoms of the grassland of Cameroon, general museum admission. Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland. museumafricanculture.org.
“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.
“Area Below Water: Photoencaustics,” through March 29. Richard Keen, Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com.
“Coastal Plein Air,” Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette, through March 29. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com.
“Winter Colors: Paintings by Andrea Peters, Tom Curry, Kevin Beers, Mitch Billis and Phil Barter,” through March 29. Gleason Fine Art, 7 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com.
Seacoast fabric artists Gail Henderson and Donna Kelly, through March 31. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Rt. 236), Kittery. justuschickens.net.
“Beyond the Object,” contemporary realism featuring works by Jonathan Eiten and Liz Patterson. Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook.
Kelly McConnell, “The Space In Between,” paintings, through March 31. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org.
Linda Murray, solo show, Centre Street Art Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath. centrestartsgallery.blogspot.com.
USM Student Juried Exhibition, 40 works by USM students, juried by art critic Dan Kany, master printer Lisa Pixley and ceramicist Shawn O’Connor, through April 6, free. Art Gallery, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave.. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” large-format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt of landscapes dominated by ice and snow, through June 30. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield. schoolhouseartgallery.com.
“Birds!”, Wayne Robbins, Obie Buell, James Brewer, Carolyn Judson and Peggy Johnson show work in stone, clay, wood and metals portraying bird forms and related elements, through May 31. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.
“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England,” free. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. sacomuseum.org. Opening reception, 5:30 p.m. Friday.
Figure Drawing, no instructor, artists bring own materials, easel; gallery provides chairs, stools, tables. $30/$60/$15. Centre St Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St, Bath. centrestartsgallery.blogspot.com. 2 p.m. March 16.
“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.
Rhythm of Winter Sleigh Exhibit, sleigh-themed sheet music with illustrated covers from 1800s to early 1900s, such as “The Sleigh Ride” and “Jingle Bells,” free. Skyline Farm Carriage Museum. skylinefarm.org.
“Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center,” a wide-ranging survey of collages, representing diverse media, from the collection of the International Collage Center. Through March 21. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu/museum.
Children’s auditions for Ogunquit Playhouse, open call children’s auditions for various roles in main stage shows “Billy Elliot,” “Mary Poppins” and “The Addams Family.” Portland Ballet Company, 517 Forest Ave. Suite 2. ogunquitplayhouse.org/contact/childrens-auditions-local. Noon Sunday.
• Books & Authors
Tuesday Book Club, one book discussed each month, fiction, non-fiction, old, new, all welcome. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. camden.lib.me.us. 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Reading Group of the Camden Philosophical Society, discussion on Wittgenstein’s “On Certainty,” all welcome. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. camden.lib.me.us. 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Peter Korn, Maine craftsman and author of “Why We Make Things and Why it Matters: The Education of a Craftsman,” free. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. camden.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Katherine Britton, author of “Little Island,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.
“The Trolley Parks of Maine,” with co-author Amber Tatnall, free. Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive. freeportlibrary.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• Classical Music
Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance,” Never Never Sick at Sea Symphony Orchestra featuring the DaPonte String Quartet and the Quite Content Chorale, as well as many soloists, directed by John Mulcahy., $15, $5 for 18 and under. Lincoln Theater, 2 Theater St., Damariscotta. atthelincoln.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, classical music performed by club members and guests, including Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes, Puccini’s La Rondine, Gounod’s Faust, Chopin’s Scherzo in E Major and Darius Milhaud’s Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, $10, $5 seniors, students free. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.
Oratorio Chorale presents “Shakespeare in Concert,” music by the Chorale, drama by Naked Shakespeare, $20 in advance, $25 day of show. Chapel, Bowdoin College, Brunswick. oratoriochorale.org. 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
New York Metropolitan Opera Live: “Prince Igor,” Borodin’s defining Russian epic, famous for its Polovtsian dances, $27, $15 students. Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand.com. Noon Tuesday.
Music at Noon with USM School of Music faculty, romantic and colorful program of Beethoven, Saint-Saens and Glinka, $25. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. baychamberconcerts.org. Noon Wednesday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, Portland String Quartet, free/donation. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Silk Trio, Chinese ensemble, Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Bates Orchestra, Sibelius, Andante Festivo, Mozart, Ordway, Dvorak, free, tickets required. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Midcoast Symphony Orchestra presents a program of all-Russian music, Glinka’s Overture, “Ruslan and Lyudmila,” Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, $20, under 18 free. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
“Something Old, Something New,” CD pre-release concert, facuilty pianist Anastasia Antonacos plays classical and contemporary works, $15, $10 seniors, USM employees and alumni, $5 students. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Olin Arts Alive Quartets Series presents Cuarteto Quiroga, works by Mozart, Bartok and Schonberg, $12. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7 p.m. March 16.
Portland Symphony Orchestra, Bernstein by Bernstein, works by Leonard Bernstein with narration by his daughter Jamie, $25 to $75. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. porttix.com. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 16.
The Second City: Happily Ever Laughter, comedy stars in the making, $25. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St. operahouse.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Wednesday Night Stomp Swing Dance, $5 to $10 suggested donation. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd Floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com. Beginners swing lesson at 7 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Salsa Dancing with DJ Baulio, Latin, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, bachata and Latin hits. $5 includes lesson, 21-plus. Pearl Lounge, 444 Fore St., Portland. pearloldport.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area Shamrock Shake, with DJ Steve Colella. Waterville Elks Lodge. Proceeds benefits HVWA, $20 person, $30 couple. Elks Lodge 905, 76 Industrial St., Waterville. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Bath Antiques Show, over 40 dealers, $4. Bath Middle School, 6 Old Brunswick Road. bathantiquesshows.com. 10 a.m. Sunday.
“Gravity,” Winter Film Series, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. 3 p.m. Sunday.
“Raw Faith,” explores one family’s journey with an 88-foot galleon and a mission that tests them as individuals and as a family, $7. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. 3 p.m. Saturday.
Reykjavik Calling presents screening of “Heima,” tour documentary about Icelandic band Sigur Ros, free. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
• Food and drink
Two Fat Cats Bakery Wedding Open House, sample wedding cakes, try cakes and cookies and run your ideas by great cake decorators, free. Two Fat Cats Bakery, 47 India St., Portland. 3 p.m. Sunday.
The Signature Cocktail and Dessert Event, Maine Restaurant Week’s signature event celebrates Maine’s master cocktail shakers and dessert makers. Cast votes for your favorites and help choose Maine’s top bartenders and chefs. Prime Mercedes Benz, 137 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough. mainerestaurantweek.com/events. 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Trails Benefit Night at Flatbread, Flatbread Company, 72 Commercial St., Portland. 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Johnny Appleseed Day Dinner, $100. Savory Maine Organic Restaurant, 11 Water St., Damariscotta. morrisfarm.org. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
• For kids
Planetarium Show, “Our Sky Family,” $3 per person, UM students free with MaineCard. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Community Brain Fair and Open Ice Skating, free. Harold Alfond Forum, University of New England, 630 Pool Road, Biddeford. une.edu/research/cen/outreach. 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Shoestring Theater’s “Alice in Wonderland,” funky, twisted, irreverent and weird adaptation, performed in three episodes featuring puppet, actors and musicians, $10, $5 for 12 and under. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday.
Planetarium Show, “Ice Worlds,” $3, UM students free with MaineCard. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
Planetarium Show, “In My Backyard,” $3, UM students free w/MaineCard. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 2 p.m. March 16.
“The Lesser-Known Peru,” Greg Dorr slide talk on 35-day trek through the mountains of Peru. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. camden.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Bluegrass Music Association of Southern Maine Jam, unplugged stringed instruments, all skill levels, $7. American Legion Post 197. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Hattie Simon, solo jazz piano and vocals, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Connor Garvey and The Sea The Sea CD-release show at Acoustic Artisans, $15. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd Floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.
My Gay Banjo, LBGT country duo, $12 in advance, $15 day of show. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.
Alan Kelly Gang, Celtic music, $20. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd Floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com. 7 p.m. Monday.
Alan Kelly Gang, Celtic Music, $15. Phillips Area Community Center, 21 Depot St., Phillips. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The Glitch Mob, electronica, with Ana Sia and Penthouse Penthouse, $20 in advance, $25 day of show. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Houndmouth, $12 in advance, $15 day of show, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Alan Kelly Gang, Celtic music, $15. Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, Winter Hill Road, South Carthage. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Standard Issue, piano trio plays jazz from the Great American Songbook, free. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com/the-music. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Fryeburg Academy Jazz, instrumental cabaret, music students play jazz, $8/$5. Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, 18 Bradley Street, Fryeburg. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Islands, indie-rock, $12 in advance, $14 day of show, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Scarborough High School Chorus Cabaret and Silent Auction, $5 suggested. Scarborough High School. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Danu, traditional Irish music, $22/$30. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Richard Shindell, singer-songwriter, $20 in advance, $25 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Hot Club du Monde at Gingko Blue, gypsy jazz and swing, free. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com/the-music. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Kung Fu, improvised dance music, $12 in advance, $15 day of show, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.
So Percussion, “Where (we) Live,” collaboration between Portland Ovations and MECA, $36. Maine College of Art, ICA, 522 Congress St., Portland. portlandovations.org. 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Muddy Ruckus and The Burners, Brian Boru Public House, 57 Center St., Portland. brianboruportland.com. 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Dakota Dave Hull, classic American guitar, $15. Hammond Hall at Schoodic Arts for All, 427 Main St., Winter Harbor. schoodicartsforall.org. 7 p.m. Friday.
Open Mic and Poetry Slam, musicians and poets welcome, free. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St.. auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Squid Jiggers Live CD Recording, Irish sing-along favorites, $12-$15. Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St.. theaterofawesome.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Reykjavik Calling, Icelandic musical acts Sin Fang, Retro Stefson and Hermigervill, free, 18-plus. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 8 p.m. Friday.
An Evening with Manhattan Transfer, jazzy a cappella group, $39.50-$49.50. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
St. Patrick’s Day Concert: Lunasa, Irish instrumental band, $20-$25. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St.. operahouse.org/Events/Music-Comedy. 8 p.m. Friday.
Old Soul, gypsy rock, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Dominic and The Lucid, rock, with special guests, $10, 18-plus. Empire, 575 Congress St., Portland. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Chris Smither, folk blues, $22 in advance, $25 day of show. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. chocolatechurcharts.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Karla Bonoff, singer-songwriter, $32.50. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Start Making Sense, Talking Heads tribute, with HmfO, Hall and Oates tribute, $10 in advance, $15 day of show; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Travis James Humphrey and the Retro Rockets, blues and swing, free. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com/the-music. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Beever McCain, electric guitar and vibraphone duo with vocals, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. March 16.
Maria Gillard and Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz, winter concert, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. March 16.
Cuarteto Quiroga, Spanish string quartet, $12. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7 p.m. March 16.
“Coyote – America’s Songdog,” with conservation biologist Geri Vistein, free. Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. belfastgardenclub.org. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
6th Annual Ski Marathon and Tour by Maine Huts and Trails point-to-point race/tour through the hills of western Maine, three distances, 60K, 40K and 20K, $45 to $125. Sugarloaf, 5092 Sugarloaf Access Road, Carrabassett Valley. mainehuts.org/ski-marathon. 7 a.m. March 16.
TICA Cat Show, ongoing events, vendors, cat adoptions, $5/$4, under 12 and active military free. Augusta Armory, Western Avenue. nauticats.com. 3 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and March 16.
“Veils,” contemporary drama about bridging the gap between the West and the Middle East, $32-$42. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave.. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, Thursday and March 16, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday.
“The Vagina Monologues,” explores issue of women’s bodies and the language women use to communicate about themselves, $20 premium, $18 prime, $15 general admission. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St. tickets.operahouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Good Theater presents “The Outgoing Tide,” funny, emotional drama addresses descent into dementia, $20 to $28. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday and March 16, 7 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Dramatic Repertory Company presents “My Name Is Rachel Corrie,” from the writings of Rachel Corrie edited by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner, $17 in advance, $20 day of show. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave. dramaticrep.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to March 16.
River Company presents “Take Up the Song: Forget the Epitaph: The Life and Work of Edna St. Vincent Millay,” $38 includes meal and show, excludes beverage and gratuity. Savory Maine, 11 Water St., Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Stage Whispers: Sarah Kane, pay-what-you-can. White Cap Grille, 164 Middle St., Portland,. facebook.com/events/249624181884535/?ref=22. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
“Exit Laughing,” comedy about growing older, $15,$18, Thursday performances are pay-what-you-can. The Footlights, 190 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. thefootlightsinfalmouth.com. 7 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday to March 16.
David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People,” funny South Boston-based story about class, luck and the question of whether you can ever leave the old neighborhood behind, $20, $5 for 18 and under. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. March 16.
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” musical by Rupert Holmes, Tony Award-winning musical picks up where Dickens left off, $10-$21. Russell Hall at USM Gorham, 37 College Ave. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. March 16.
Sanford Maine Stage Theatre Co. presents St. Patrick’s Day-Themed murder mystery dinner show. Dinner of Irish corned beef and cabbage, carrots, boiled potatoes, dinner rolls, salad, coffee and desserts, $20 includes dinner and show, reservations required, $12 show only. Nasson Community Center and Little Theatre, 456 Main St., Springvale. 6 p.m. Saturday.
“The Fabulous Problemas!”, criminal comedy, $12-$16. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
• Seasonal / Holiday
Saint Patrick’s Parade, several bands, Stillson School of Irish Dance, pipes and drums. Commercial Street, Portland. irishofmaine.org. Noon March 16.
• Special Events
Port Veritas Performance Poetry, spoken-word series, featuring nationally touring poets, open mics and poetry slams, $3 suggested. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St. Portland. portveritas.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Climate Solutions Expo and Summit, practical responses to climate change, exhibits and panel presentations; expo free, summit $25 (includes lunch). Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive. climatesolutionsme.org. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday.
“Your Future Is Here” manufacturing summit, newest technology products by Maine companies, best practices and new developments, $95. Pineland Farms, 60 Pineland Drive, New Gloucester. events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=gbkvw4cab&oeidk=a07e8t10j7g32dc8e35. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: “Werther,” new production of Goethe’s revolutionary romance stars Jonas Kaufmann as the tragic poet undone by obsession, and French mezzo-soprano Sophie Koch in her Met debut as Charlotte, $27, $15 students. Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Roller Derby, Lucky Lass roller derby throw down, $7 adults, $5 kids. Happy Wheels Skate Center, 331 Warren Ave., Portland. brownpapertickets.com/event/557145. 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday.
Lowry’s Lodge Poetry Series, featured poets Julie Vohs and Jim Mello, $3 suggested. Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main Street, Westbrook. 7 p.m. Saturday.
“Night of Fire,” planetarium program commemorating the old spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, suggested donation of $5 to $7. Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine, 96 Falmouth St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/planet. 6:30 p.m. March 16.
Jewelry Making Class, taught by Linda LaCroix of Beads on the Kennebec, nominal fee for bead, kits sold at event. Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop St., Augusta. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6 p.m. p.m. Tuesday.
Weekend Intensive Workshops, $225. Heartwood College of Art, 2 Main Street, Building 17, Suite 223, Biddeford 04005. heartwoodcollege-ofArt.org. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday.