Annette Kearney, “Let There Be Light,” fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings, through March 31. 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 Sunday. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.
“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-renowned collection from late-18th through the mid-20th century, through April 27. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
“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.
“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.
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. 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 Saturday. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.
Kenny Cole, “Parabellum (Prepare for War),” immersive, interactive installation, through Saturday. 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 Saturday. 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.
“Seasoned Newcomers,” paintings by Sarah Cecil and Kevin McNamara, through March 29. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. junefitzpatrickgallery.com.
Berwick Art Association Group Show, through April 30. Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road.
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.
“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England,” free. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. sacomuseum.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 Friday. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu.
“Coastal Plein Air,” Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette, through March 29. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com.
“Area Below Water: Photoencaustics,” Richard Keen, 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.
“Color Journey,” works by Gretchen Langner, through March 28. 3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland. 3fishgallery.com.
“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.
Encaustic Demonstration with Richard Keen, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday.
“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.
“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.
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.
Rock Around the World, a night of music, dancing and hors d’oeuvres to benefit the Portland Public Schools’ multilingual extended learning programs, includes raffle and silent auction, $25 in advance, $30 at door. Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave., Portland. portlandschools.org/schools/multilingual. 7 p.m. Friday.
“Bonny Eagle Strong,” free admission. Bonny Eagle Middle School, 92 Sokokis Trail, Buxton. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Maine State Ballet hosts Cinderella Ball and Silent Auction, meet the company dancers, catch a sneak peek of their upcoming performance “Cinderella” and enjoy food, drink, dancing and bidding on items including vacation stays, sports tickets, private dance lessons and memorabilia from alumni, $35 per person or table of 10 for $300. Westin Portland, Harborview Ballroom, 157 High St. mainestateballet.org. 6 p.m. Saturday.
• Books & Authors
Brenda Shaughnessy & Craig Teicher, poets, Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Ave., Lewiston. [email protected] 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Library Book Sale, free. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. librarycamden.org. 9 a.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. March 23.
Author workshop, free. Gardiner Public Library, 152 Water St. gpl.lib.me.us. 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Simply Books, bring whatever book you’re currently reading and share it with the group. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. cplreaderscorner.wordpress.com. 2 p.m. Saturday.
Maine authors sign Instant Books, Just Write Books authors Paul Betit, Robert Chute, Barbara Kent Lawrence, Norma Salway, Tom Seymour and Susan Lebel Young will be available to meet with readers and sign books hot off the Espresso Book Machine at Books-A-Million, free. Books-A-Million, 430 Gorham Road, South Portland. jstwrite.com. 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday.
• Classical Music
Piano recital by The Capital Duo, featuring Duncan Cumming and Hilary Walther Cumming performing a program of works by Mozart, Beethoven and Smetana and compositions by American composers Amy Beach and William Matthews, $16, $14 seniors, students free. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra, “Bernstein by Bernstein,” with narration by Jamie Bernstein, daughter of the composer Leonard Bernstein, $25 to $75. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra, free community event to celebrate Music in Our Schools Month, with Jamie Bernstein, daughter of the composer Leonard Bernstein, PSO conductor Robert Moody and Robin Rilette, new host of MPBN’s morning classical music program, free. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. bit.ly/psomusiceducation. 6 p.m. Monday.
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. Sunday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Spring 2014 Noonday Concert Series, pianist Chiharu Naruse, free/donation. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. firstparishportland.org. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
DaPonte String Quartet, Winter Series III: “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson, Haydn, Earl Louis Stewart and George Crumb, $20, free for under 21. Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 200 Main St., Thomaston. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Pianist Alessio Bax, Beethoven and Mussorgsky, $33. Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono. collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
DaPonte String Quartet, Winter Series III: “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson, Haydn, Earl Louis Stewart and George Crumb, $20, free for under 21. Lincoln Theater, 2 Theater St., Damariscotta. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Graduate Showcase Concert, USM School of Music students, free. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Friday.
Bates College Choir, works by Haydn and Ordway, free, tickets required. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 8 p.m. Friday and March 23.
DaPonte String Quartet, Winter Series III: “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson, Haydn, Earl Louis Stewart and George Crumb, $20, free for under 21. Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
DaPonte String Quartet, Winter Series III: “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson, Haydn, Earl Louis Stewart and George Crumb, $20, free for under 21. Midcoast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., Topsham. daponte.org. 3 p.m. March 23.
Bates College presents “standup economist” Yoram Bauman, free. Pettengil Hall G52, 4 Andrews Hall, Lewiston. 4:15 p.m. Thursday.
Comedy on the Square, with Ian Stuart, Mark Turcotte, Luke Hanbury, Paul Hunt and host Brian Brinegar, $5. Spire 29, 29 School St. Gorham. holdmyticket.com/event/164287. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Anthony Jeselnik, $20, $30. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
Craig Ferguson, $30 to $55. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. March 23.
Wednesday Night Stomp Swing Dance, $5 to $10 suggested. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com. Beginner 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. Dance lessons included, $5, 21-plus. Pearl Lounge, 444 Fore St., Portland. pearloldport.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
“The Cove,” activists infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan, to expose animal abuse, free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
2014 Found Footage Film Festival, touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, with hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, $12. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Maine Jewish Film Festival, a week of films showcasing the Jewish experience, $8 per film/$6 students/$109 all-festival pass. Various venues, Portland. mjff.org. Saturday to March 29.
“American Hustle,” Oscar-nominated movie starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, free. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. 3 p.m. March 23.
• FOOD AND DRINK
Screening of “Food for Change,” Portland Food Co-op, now under construction at 290 Congress St., presents the documentary on food cooperatives, opening reception with snacks provided by Local Sprouts, free (cash bar). Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org/events/portland-food-co-op-member-recruitment-reception. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
• FOR KIDS
Purim Carnival and PJ Library, event free, game tickets 10 for $5. Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St., South Portland. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday.
“In My Backyard,” planetarium show, for ages 4-8 and their families, $3 per person. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Gym Dandies, circus arts program featuring unicyclists, jugglers, globe walkers and clowns, $3-$5, preschoolers free. Scarborough High School Alumni Gymnasium, 259 U.S. Route 1. gymdandies.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Shoestring Theater’s “Alice in Wonderland,” funky, twisted, irreverent and weird adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland,” with puppets, actors and musicians, $5-$10. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday.
“Earth’s Wild Ride,” planetarium show, $3. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
Capoeira Festival and performance, celebrating the Brazilian martial art and dance form, $30 for two workshops, discounts for families with two or more children attending. Portland Ballet Studio, 517 Forest Ave., Portland. capoeiramaine.com. 2-6 p.m., Saturday.
• LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
Artists-in-Residence Collaborative Project Presentation, artists will work with USM art students to create large-scale woodcuts, which will be printed on banners and displayed in downtown Portland, free and open to the public. Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Noon Tuesday.
Signs of Spring, naturalist/educator Rebecca Jacobs shows slides and answers questions like why wetlands snow melts first and when Maine trees begin to bloom. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. librarycamden.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Photovoice: Assessing Barriers to Health Among Maine’s Somalian Refugee Women, presented by UNE graduate students Lilia Bottino and Collyn Baeder, free. UNE Abplanalp Library, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Lives in the Balance, with Dr. Ross W. Greene, learn to improve the way children with behavioral challenges are understood and treated in Maine, free. Orion Performing Arts Center, Mt. Ararat High School, 50 Republic Ave., Topsham. gearparentnetwork.org/. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Raising Sexually Healthy Children, workshop for parents of kids up to age 10. RSVP [email protected], free. Cumberland Center Town Hall. 6:45 p.m. Thursday.
Maine’s Spring Bird Scene with Don Reimer, illustrated talk with colorful photographs of spring birds, sponsored by Mid-Coast Audubon. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. librarycamden.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Writing Workshop, free. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. 5-6:45 p.m. Thursday.
Bath Historical Society Talk and Tour, free. Cosmopolitan Club House, 894 Washington St., Bath. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Spirits Alive, discussion of historic small burial grounds and what it takes to restore them. Room 102, Wishcamper Center, USM, Bedford Street, Portland. spiritsalive.org. 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Jim Wholey, folk, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.
Beever McCain, electric guitar and vibraphone duo with vocals, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Maria Gillard and Curt Bessette & Jenn Kurtz, folk, jazz and swing, free. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.
Cuarteto Quiroga, Spanish string quartet, $12. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. batestickets.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Public Schools All-City Band Concert, featuring musicians from Portland public schools, free. Lincoln Middle School, 522 Stevens Ave., Portland. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Rob Duquette, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Joe Young, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Trivia Night, win prizes Brian Boru Public House, 57 Center St., Portland. brianboruportland.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Custom House Gang, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Welterweight, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Pretty Girls Sing Soprano, folk, acoustic, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Truth or Dare with Heather Styka, game and songs, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.
Los Lonely Boys, with Sons of Bill, rock, blues, Tex-Mex, $25; 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.
Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from The Great American Songbook, free. Portland Marriott, Running Hill Road, South Portland. marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/pwmap-portland-marriott-at-sable-oaks. 6:30 p.m. Friday.
First Person Plural, Dana Pearson and Monica Grabin, acoustic duo playing original folk and blues, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
Aztec Two-Step and Devonsquare, renowned folk-rock bands, $37.50. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
KG Freeze, with Sara Hallie Richardson and Afraid, $8; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Poke Chop & The Other White Meats, blues, free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com/the-music. 9 p.m. Friday.
Slaine with Ryan Augustus, Northern Lights, Jon Haze and Frontline, $18, $25; 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Shanna in the Round, Shanna Underwood and two musicians perform Nashville-in-the-round-style show Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 6 p.m. Friday.
The Potato Pickers, original folk, country, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Joel Cage, folk, rock, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Gunther Brown, Americana, roots Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. Friday.
The Night Owls, acoustic, with special guest Anna French, $6 to $8 suggested, 12 and under free. Belfast Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller St., Belfast. 7 p.m. Saturday.
John Hasnip, acoustic alternative, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Ehud Ettun, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Day for Night, acoustic country duo The Royal Bean, 18 Yarmouth Crossing, Yarmouth. theroyalbean.com. 1 p.m. March 23.
Ed Kowalczyk: I Alone Acoustic, former lead singer and songwriter of alternative rock band Live, $20, $30 reserved seating; $40 preferred seating; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. March 23.
Poor Howard, Delta blues, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. March 23.
Bath Blarney Days, Irish-themed events and activities, various locations, Bath. visitbath.com/events/bath-blarney-days. Sunday and Monday.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, pipe bands, Stillson School of Irish Dance, dignitaries and the flags of all the counties of Ireland will be on display during this celebration of Irish heritage, free. Commercial Street, Portland. irishofmaine.org. Noon Sunday.
Annual St. Patrick’s Day Open House, stop by the library, learn about Irish history, enjoy Irish dance and music, free. Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland. maineirish.com. 1-5 p.m. Sunday.
“Everything I’ve Ever Learned About Irish Music,” featuring Irish entertainer Kevin Farley, $15. Clay Hill Farm, 220 Clay Hill Road, Cape Neddick. clayhillfarm.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Irish Session, public welcome to play, Brian Boru Public House, 57 Center St., Portland. brianboruportland.com. 3 p.m. Sunday.
“Night of Eire,” planetarium program commemorating the old spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, $5 to $7 suggested. Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine, 96 Falmouth St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/planet. 6:30 and 9 p.m. Sunday.
St. Patrick’s Day, live music all day, no cover. RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 6 a.m.-1 a.m. Monday.
St. Patrick’s Day celebration, live music, Irish breakfast and festivities all day, no cover. Brian Boru Public House, 57 Center St., Portland. brianboruportland.com. 6 a.m.-1 a.m. Monday.
St. Patrick’s Day at the Miss Portland Diner, house-made Irish specials all day, live bagpipes at lunch and dinner, Miss Portland Diner, 140 Marginal Way, Portland. missportlanddiner.com. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday.
St. Patrick’s Day at Bull Feeney’s, opens with Tom and Don, Celtic Duo, musical acts throughout day, 375 Fore St., Portland. facebook.com/BullFeeney. 6 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday.
Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 11 a.m. Monday.
Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps, Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. facebook.com/BullFeeney. 12:30 p.m. Monday.
Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps, Byrnes Irish Pub, 38 Centre St., Bath. byrnesirishpub.com. 3 p.m. Monday.
Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps, Byrnes Irish Pub II, 16 Station Ave., Brunswick. byrnesirishpub.com. 5 p.m. Monday.
Adam Soosman and William Fahy, traditional Irish music, free. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. 6 p.m. Monday.
The Keenans’ St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Irish music, 21-plus. Slainte, 24 Preble St., Portland. slaintewinebar.com. 6 p.m. Monday.
Carlos Nunez Band, piper and whistle player from Galicia, the Celtic region of northwestern Spain, $18 advance, $23 day of show. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
David Beam & the Leprechauns, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m. Monday.
Irish Rovers “Farewell to Rovin’ Tour,” Irish music, $42.50. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Irish Seisiun, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Highland Rovers, Irish rock, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. rira.com/portland. 10 p.m. Saturday.
“Journey to Ireland,” Pineland Suzuki School students perform classical, folk and Irish fiddle music in a benefit concert for scholarships. Refreshments, chamber music and a silent auction follow the concert, $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $5 students and seniors. Winthrop High School, Performing Arts Center, 211 Rambler Road, Winthrop. 2 p.m. March 23.
• Special Events
Cat Show, events, vendors, cat adoptions, $4-$5, children under 12 and active military free. Augusta Armory, Western Avenue. nauticats.com. 9 a.m. Sunday.
Moonlight Walk, route includes an area that has seen a great deal of beaver activity with evidence visible from the trail, free. Eastern Trail, Biddeford. [email protected] 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Poetry Evening, facilitated by Priscilla Cookson, bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. york.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Port Veritas Performance Poetry, 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.
Celebrate Your Inner Diva, gather your girlfriends and join a night of fashion, fun, food and frolic, $25. Maine State Music Theatre, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick. 6 p.m. Friday.
Pancake Breakfast and Old Time Maple Sugaring at Norlands, Maine’s oldest living history farm and museum, $6-$8 for pancakes and sausage, otherwise free. Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore. norlands.org. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23.
Silhouettes cut at 18th-century fair, $25-$30. Augusta City Hall, Learning Center, 16 Cony St.. ArtfulHeirlooms.com. 1-3 p.m. March 23.
Harlem Globetrotters, exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theater and comedy, $20 to $85. Cumberland County Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Square, Portland. theciviccenter.com. 2 p.m. March 23.
“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.
David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People,” wickedly funny, powerful and insightful story of 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. 2 p.m. Sunday and March 23, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Good Theater presents “The Outgoing Tide,” play hums with dark humor and powerful emotion, $20 to $28. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday and March 23, 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Madhorse Theater presents “Orphans,” two brothers live hand-to-mouth in North Philly when a violent pickpocket and thief turns the tables on them in a strange and hilarious way, $20, $15 seniors and students, Thursdays pay what you can. Hutchins School, South Portland, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. madhorse.com. 2 p.m. Sunday and March 23, 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.
“Exit Laughing,” comedy about growing older, $15, $18, Thursday pay what you can. The Footlights, 190 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. thefootlightsinfalmouth.com. 2 p.m. Sunday and March 23, 7 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Dramatic Repertory Company presents “My Name is Rachel Corrie,” taken 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. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Oceanside High School presents “The Neverending Story,” includes desserts, $5. Oceanside High School, 400 Broadway, Rockland-2328. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
AIRE presents Hugh Leonard’s “Da,” Tony Award-winning comedy, from the Irish American Repertory Ensemble, $20, $18 seniors and students, $15 Thursdays. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave, Portland. airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. March 23.
“Spoon River Anthology,” presented by Greely High School Drama, with music, based on the classic cycle of poems written by Edgar Lee Masters at the turn of the 20th century, $5 students and seniors, $7 adults; dinner theater $12 students and seniors, $15 adults. Greely High School, Main Street, Cumberland Center. greelydramaboosters.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday.
“My Name is Rachel Corrie,” three performances of the Dramatic Repertory Company production, $17 advance, $20 at the door, UMA students free with ID. Michael Klahr Center, Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, University of Maine, Augusta. hhrc.uma.edu/my-name-is-rachel-corrie. 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and March 23.
“Mornings at Seven,” comedy about the four Gibbs sisters, who sort of live on top of each other, $12, $10 seniors and students. Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, 1 Winthrop St. gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. March 23.
“Private Lives,” Noel Coward comedy about a divorced couple who, while honeymooning with their new spouses, discover they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel. Despite their turbulent relationship, they realize they still have feelings for each other. $20, $18 seniors, $15 students. Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. March 23.
“Beau Jest,” hilarious, heart-warming comedy, $12-$18. L/A Community Little Theatre, 30 Academy St., Auburn. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. March 23.
Robinson Crusoe, $6 adults, $3 children 12 and under. Messalonskee High School, 131 Messalonskee Dr., Oakland. 1 p.m., Saturday.
Portland Ovations presents “Man of La Mancha,” new production with the Tony Award-winning score, $51 to $76. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. portlandovations.org. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.