Annette Kearney, “Let There Be Light,” fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings, through Monday. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markings-gallery.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.
“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.
“Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature,” celebrates how we have enjoyed ourselves on, alongside and at the expense of the maritime world, tracing the transformation of maritime amusements from shipboard traditions to sailor stereotypes and nautical nonsense ashore, through June 1. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org.
“Those Contrary Winds: Weather and its Effects on Ships, Mariners and Maritime History,” paintings, photography and artifacts from MMM and private collections highlighting the perverse yet privileged place of weather in the eyes of the mariner, through June 1. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org.
“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England,” free. Through May 3. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. sacomuseum.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.
“Picturing Monhegan Island,” intimate photographs and drawings created on Monhegan by George Daniell, $12, $10 seniors and students, $6 youth, under 12 free. Through Aug. 3. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
“Maine 10,” large scenics and playful graphics to smaller pieces in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel by Shirley Lewis, Sylvia Dyer, Claire Vigneau, Mary Truesdell, Susan R. Wood (formerly Rayfield), Leslie Emerson, Bonnie Alpander and Vivian Wixom. Through Monday. Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath. maescafeandbakery.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.
“Intersections,” watercolors by Katharine Cartwright, through Monday. 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.
New Additions to UNE’s Permanent Collection, includes works by Bernard Langlais, Emilio Sanchez and others, through June 15. Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. une.edu/artgallery.
“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.
“In and Out of the Garden,” paintings by Leslie Anderson, free. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.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
“Departures and Arrivals,” geometric drawings by Josefina Auslender. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org.
REvision, students chose one of provided furniture items and used it as a vehicle to create a new functional form, free. Maine College of Art, Artists at Work Space, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu.
“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.
“The Nudes,” hand-painted silver gelatin photographs with encaustic and pigment by Leah MacDonald. Also showing, Sheep Jones’ recent paintings of the figure; new works in Cyanotype by Brenton Hamilton; and sculpture by Jonathan Mess and Riv Pyne, through April 28. Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland. susanmaaschfineart.com.
Berwick Art Association Group Show, through April 30. Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road.
“It’s Not So Black and White IV,” works by four artists predominantly using the colors black and white, featuring Jane Herbert, Pam Cabanas, Wyatt Barr and Petrea Noyes. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com.
“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.
Conversation with Julie Richard, executive director of the Maine Arts Commission, on strategic planning for arts and grants for artists, hosted by the Five Rives Arts Alliance, Frontier, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. $5, free for Five Rivers Members. The Frontier, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. 5 p.m. Tuesday.
“The Coastwise Photography of Ed Coffin,” show opening and illustrated talk presented by Kevin Johnson of the Penobscot Marine Museum. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
“Beyond the Object,” contemporary realism featuring works by Jonathan Eiten and Liz Patterson. Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook. facebook.com/SaccarappaArtCollective.
Kelly McConnell, “The Space in Between,” paintings, through Monday. 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. 3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland. 3fishgallery.com.
“Frozen: The Art of Ice and 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.
“Tamarind to Hope,” lithographic print collaborations and solo work of Tim Higbee from the Tamarind Institute and Hope Editions, through April 12. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. phopagallery.com.
Life drawing, sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art, $7, $6 for museum members. Olin Arts Center Room 259, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
“Mansion as Muse: Contemporary Art at Victoria Mansion,” art inspired by the mansion’s interiors that are renowned for their original wall and ceiling paintings and furnishings dating to 1860, featuring Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood, Andrew Mowbray, Justin Richel and Amy Yoes, through May 21. $7-$15. Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland. victoriamansion.org.
Abbott and Nancy Meader, paintings and raku, June Fitzpatrick Gallery,–522 Congress St., Portland. Openbing reception 5-7 p.m. Thursday.
Senior Thesis Exhibition, 10 Bates studio art majors show work from their yearlong thesis projects. Through May 29. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. Opening reception, 6 p.m. Friday. bates.edu/museum.
“inkomprihensuhbuhl,” new fine art prints and mixed media work by Maine artists Adrienne Beacham and Barbra Whitten, through April 26. Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, 275 Water St., Gardiner.facebook.com/events/256783714493860.
“Hamsters and Popcorn,” oil paintings by Elise Smorczewski, through May 31. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com.
“A Body of Work,” 38 Maine artists working from the human figure, through April 30. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday. harlowgallery.org.
“Dr. Goodweather’s Dreaming Attic,” world of dreams crafted Portland painters, sculptors, musicians, video artists and creators, free. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 5-8 p.m., Friday.
“2x2x4,” two families, two generations, four artists including Andrew Abbott, Lesley MacVane, Arthur Nichols, Ceri Nichols. 519 Congress St., free. Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, 519 Congress St., Portland.
Elizabeth Stefany/Carrabassett Valley Jewelry will be artist of the month at High Peaks Artisan Guild Gallery 245 Main St., Kingfield, highpeaksartisanguild.homestead.com. Reception 5-8 p.m. Friday.
“Working Through” by Jamie Ribisi-Braley, free. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com. Reception 5:30-9 p.m. Friday.
First Friday Chocolate Tasting, featuring treats by Dean’s Sweets. Angela Adams, 273 Congress St., Portland. 5:30-8 p.m. Friday.
Photographs by Burke Long, images of antique etched glass and blocks of granite in layered, evocative and novel arrangements, free. Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Opening reception 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Husband and wife artists Maxine Sorokin and Henry Altmann, mixed media, to show at Wells Public Library, free. Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road. wellslibrary.org. Reception 11 a.m.-noon Saturday.
“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.
UMaine Museum of Art Spring Exhibitions, works by Jay Kelly and Amy Beeler and new acquisitions, free. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.
Public Skate and Bikes on Ice Benefit 2014, public skate ice bike races, $5 suggested. Biddeford Ice Arena, 14 Pomerleau St., Biddeford. communitybike.net/events/bikes-on-ice.html. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
2014 YMCA Adaptive Services Auction Gala, hors d’oeuvres and desserts, beer and wine bar, live music, silent and a live auction. Freeport Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park St., Freeport. ymcaofsouthernmaine.org/casco-bay-ymca/auction. 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Gourmet Gala, food and wine extravaganza, themed around all things Italy, benefits Gary’s House, $40. Fiat of Portland, 4 Rand Road. 5:30 p.m. Friday.
An Evening with “Good Morning America” meteorologist Ginger Zee, benefits Mount Washington Observatory, $89, $99 preferred seating, all ages. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 5:30 p.m. Friday.
Benefit for Corner Cupboard (non-food pantry), $5. Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St.,. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Boy Scout Yard Sale, benefits Troop 621, books, furniture, appliances, clothes, etc. Bath American Legion Smith Tobey Post 21, 10 Congress Ave., Bath. 1 p.m. April 6.
• Books and Authors
Author Milena Banks, Starred review in Kirkus. Voted one of the best self-published books in 2013., Free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday.
Author and Craftsman Peter Korn, author of “Why We Make Things and Why It Matters,” free. Porter Hall Auditorium in the Skidompha Library, 184 Main St., Damariscotta. 563-3207. 1 p.m. Thursday.
• Classical Music
St Mary Schola, early music ensemble, Lenten concert, Miserere Mei, $12-$15. Episcopal Church of St. Mary, Route 88, Falmouth. stmaryschola.org/schedule.html. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
20th Anniversary of PORTopera Celebration with Kate Aldrich, Ashley Emerson and Suzanne Nance, three of Maine’s most famous opera singers, pianist Martin Perry to accompany, $65, $110 for concert and Champagne reception. Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, University of Southern Main, 88 Bedford St., Portland. portopera.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Spring 2014 Noonday Concert Series, Peter Mezoian, banjo, free/donations. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Portland Ovations presents Handel and Haydn Society, concert inspired by Felix Mendelssohn’s own music library, $40, limited number of $10 students tickets available. Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, University of Southern Main, 88 Bedford St., Portland. portlandovations.org. 3 p.m. Saturday.
Laughs for Africa, benefits the African Hope Network. Lamont Price, Andrew Mayer, Rev. James Christie and Sean Clarke, $20. Porthole Restaurant, 20 Custom House Wharf, Portland. portholemaine.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Maine State Ballet presents “Cinderella,” beautiful, happily-ever-after fairytale, $19-$25. Maine State Ballet, 348 U.S. Route One, Falmouth. mainestateballet.org. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Spring Dance Event, $3-$6. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 305 College St., Lewiston. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday.
Wednesday Night Stomp Swing Dance, $5 to $10 suggested. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd Floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Salsa Dancing with DJ Baulio, Latin, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, bachata and Latin hits, lessons included, $5, 21-plus. Pearl Lounge, 444 Fore St., Portland. pearloldport.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Sayat Nova Dance Company, $10-$15. John Ford Theatre, Portland High School, 284 Cumberland Ave., Portland. brownpapertickets.com/event/570895. 1 p.m. April 6.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, quality children’s films from around the world and showings of local student films from this year’s Young Filmmakers Contest, $5 to $10. Portland (Various Locations). portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. Wednesday through April 6.
Book Arts Bazaar, festival with book artists, papermakers, bookbinders, printmakers, educators, writers and all things related to the book, free. Wishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine, 34 Bedford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 6.
2nd Annual “Same Love, Same Rights” LGBT Wedding Expo, free, RSVP through the website, SameLoveSameRights.com. Westin Portland Harborview Hotel, 157 High St., Portland. SameLoveSameRights.com. 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. April 6.
• Farmers Markets
Augusta Farmers Market at Mill Park, 1 Water St., Augusta. farmersmarketatmillpark.com. 3-5 p.m. Tuesday.
New Gloucester Farmer’s Market, Connemara Farm, 378 Peacock Hill Road, New Gloucester. atconnemarafarm.com. Noon Wednesday to Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday.
Old Squire’s Farm Market, 493 Main St., Norway. oldsquiresfarmmarket.com. 2 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Saturday.
Bath Farmers Market, Bath Waterfront Park, Route One and Commercial Street, Bath. 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday.
Bangor European Market, Cross Insurance Center Parking Lot, 515 Main St., Bangor. bangormarket.wordpress.com. 9 a.m. Saturday.
“Toxic Hot Seat,” Maine’s phasing out unnecessary uses of toxic flame retardant chemicals features prominently in this HBO film, Q & A follows, free with registration. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. thedatabank.com/dpg/338/personal2.asp?formid=meetandc=8286944. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Chasing Ice,” documentary about a man’s mission to gather undeniable evidence of global warming, time-lapse photography of glaciers disappearing. Rated PG-13. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. 3 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “I Am Eleven,” exploring lives and thoughts of children from 15 countries, $5 suggested. Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford St., Portland. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Wadjda,” Palestinian youth in the Gaza strip on a quest to shatter the Guinness World Record for the most kites ever flown, free. Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 3 and 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Summer Wars,” cyberpunk/sci-fi story about a teenage math prodigy who finds himself confronting a malicious artificial-intelligence global program, $5. Aikido of Maine, 226 Anderson St., Portland. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 11 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Friday.
“Rising From Ashes,” documentary about Team Rwanda, $10 in advance at explorefrontier.com, $12 door. The Frontier, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. risingfromashesthemovie.com. 2, 6 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Zip and Zap and the Marble Gang,” two of Spain’s most beloved comic-book characters are sent to reform school, where they uncover a mysterious secret, $8. Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, USM Portland Campus, 85 Bedford St., Portland. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 5:45 p.m. Friday.
“Thor: The Dark World,” presented by the Bates College Filmboard, $1. Olin Arts Center, Room 104, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 4:30 p.m. April 6.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Gustafer Yellowgold,” story of a yellow alien who keeps finding himself in absurd situations, $8. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 11 a.m. Saturday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Imba Means Sing,” independent feature film that follows the journey of 20 Ugandan children from the slums of Uganda to the U.S., Canada, the U.K and back, free. Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. Noon Saturday.
Live from the Met: “La Boeme,” $15-$20. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St. operahouse.com. 12:55 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “The Watsons Go to Birmingham,” during the summer of 1963, a close-knit family from Michigan travels to Alabama and gets caught up in something bigger than themselves, free. Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 2 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Summer Wars,” cyberpunk/sci-fi story about a teenage math prodigy who finds himself confronting a malicious artificial-intelligence global program, $5. Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall USM Portland, campus. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 2 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Kids Flix Mix Shorts,” short films in traditional and CGI animation styles from around the world, for children 4 and up, $5. East End Community School. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 6 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Approved for Adoption,” cartoonist Jung Henin, who was adopted by a Western family after the end of the Korean War, tells his story using his own animation, $5. Nickelodeon, 1 Temple St., Portland. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 12:45 p.m. April 6.
Portland Children’s Film Festival, “Wadja,” determined young girl competes in a Quran recitation contest to win a bike, even though women aren’t allowed to ride bikes in public, $7-$10. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 3 p.m. April 6.
• Food and drink
Feed the Arts, restaurant donates 10 percent of food/drink bill to Portland Youth Dance. El Rayo Taqueria, 101 York St., Portland. facebook.com/events/604352972979710. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday.
Tea Tasting, sample five different teas, free. Jacqueline’s Tea Room, 201 Main St., Freeport. jacquelinestearoom.com. Tuesday.
Gulf of Maine Seafood Celebration, $35 includes food, two drinks. Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial St., Portland. gmri.org/seafoodcelebration. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Toast on the Coast, wine tasting and treats from the area’s top restaurants,proceeds benefit Easter Seals Maine’s programs and services, $60. Ocean Gateway Terminal, 14 Ocean Gateway Pier, Portland. toastonthecoast14.eventbrite.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.
28th Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Fling, benefits Sexual Response Assault Services of Southern Maine, $50. Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland. chocolateloversfling.org.1 p.m. April 6.
• For kids
Dragon Egg Hunt, meet the characters from “Shrek the Musical” (coming to the Waterville Opera House April 4-11). Families can assemble at the steps of City Hall. Children collect a dragon egg from Castonguay Square and take it to the Opera House ticket lobby at City Hall to claim a prize. Activities and snacks will be offered until 3:30 p.m. at downtown businesses. Participating businesses will offer the following events: Common Street Arts, slime-making; Children’s Bookcellar, stories with Princess Fiona; Day’s Jewelers, face painting; Downtown Smoothies, Swamp Smoothie; Holy Cannoli, decorate a dragon egg cookie; Jorgensen’s Cafe, ogre juice. All activities free to children 10 and younger. Will take place in any weather. Hosted by Waterville Opera House. Castonguay Square, Waterville. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“In My Backyard,” $3. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Nature Time at Maine Audubon, nature-based program with stories, movement, art projects and an outdoor adventure., $50-$60. Maine Audubon Fields Pond Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, Holden. maineaudubon.org/events. 10 a.m. Monday.
“Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope,” $3. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
Portland Pillow Fight Day 2014, BYOP(illow), free. Monument Square, Portland. portlandpillowfight.com. 3 p.m. Saturday.
“Earth, Moon and Sun,” $3. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 2 p.m. April 6.
• Home and Garden
Seed Swap and Scion Exchange, Mark Fulford will teach grafting. Other workshops include permaculture, organic orcharding and seed saving. Bring any seeds, scionwood or cuttings to share, free. MOFGA Common Ground Education Center, 294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity. mofga.org. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
Kennebunkport estate auction, free. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway. thomastonauction.com. 11 a.m. Sunday.
Grow Your Own Organic Garden, evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically, $5. MSAD # 11 Adult Education, 40 West Hill Road, Gardiner 04345. msad11.maineadulted.org. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Grow Your Own Organic Garden, evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically, $5. Bonny Eagle Middle School, 92 Sokokis Trail, Buxton. sad6.maineadulted.org. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
“Low Maintenance Gardening,” Maine Gardener Tom Atwell leads workshop about creating healthy plants and beautiful blooms without spending a lot of time on them, free. South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Husson University 2014 Ethics Symposium, discussing the meaning of “fidelity” in today’s culture and other intimacy and relationship issues, free. Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business, 1 College Circle, Bangor. Husson.edu/Symposium-On-Ethics. 1 p.m. Monday.
“The Past Before Us: Maine Labor Stories Behind the Labor Mural,” talk by Mazie Hough and Carol Toner, free. Maine State Museum, 230 State St. Augusta. 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Susan Allen will speak about the “Georgian-South Ossetian and U.S.-Russian Conflict Resolution Processes,” free. College of the Atlantic, McCormick Lecture Hall, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor. bangordailynews.com/community/conflict-resolution-expert-to-visit-college-of-the-atlantic/?ref=inline. 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Cultural Identity and Photography, Michelle Mitchell will share her experiences as a South African immigrant and as a white female African living in Maine, free. UNE Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. 1 p.m. Wednesday.
“Walking the Camino de Santiago,” Phippsburg resident Art Charles talks about his 2007 pilgrimage to Spain, free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Conversations About Social Justice, lunchtime conversations about social justice lead by a Bates faculty member, sponsored by OUTfront, free. Commons Building, NC 226, Bates College, 136 Central Ave., Lewiston, Maine. Noon Thursday.
“How Art Meets Mission,” UNE School of Social Work panel discusses how artists, activists, organizations and institutions use arts in transformation, free. UNE ART Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. 1 p.m. Friday.
Mission-Driven Innovation: “Can Technology Change the World?” With Eli Pariser, free. UNE Ludcke Auditorium, 716 Stevens Ave, Portland. 1 p.m. Friday.
Digital Darkroom: Using Adobe Lightroom, need help organizing your digital photos? Join wildlife photographer Shawn Carey for this one-day workshop using Adobe Lightroom, members $50, non-members $60. Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. maineaudubon.org/events. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Grafting Fruit Trees, learn to propagate and reproduce your favorite fruit tree varieties, $50. Beech Hill Farm at College of the Atlantic, 171 Beech Hill Road, Mt. Desert. coa.edu/beech-hill-farm-microsite.htm. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Hattie Simon, solo jazz piano and vocals, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Crystal Bowersox, blues, country, folk and rock, $27.50; $50 VIP meet and greet. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.
Mike Krapovicky, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.
Irish Session, public welcome to play, Brian Boru Public House, 57 Center St., Portland. brianboruportland.com. 3 p.m. Sunday.
Frank Donovan, singer-songwriter, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. andysoldportpub.com. 8 p.m. Monday.
Bates Gamelan Orchestra, traditional music from Java, free. Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St., Lewiston. 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Voice recital by students of Luette Saul, free. Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu. 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Bates Jazz Band, large and small ensembles and genres from big band to bossa nova to funk, free, tickets required. Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Jennifer Porter, standards from the ’20s to the ’40s along with favorite blues tunes, free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Bates Steel Pan Orchestra, student ensemble, free, tickets required. Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Camden Library Coffeehouse: David Dodson and the Lowdown, folk, rock, blues, jazz and country, $8. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St,. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Tony Boffa Quartet, jazz, free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. 8 p.m. Thursday.
The Stray Birds, folk trio, $10 in advance, $15 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
ARC Iris, new project from composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist Jocie Adams, formerly of The Low Anthem, $10 advance, $12 day of show. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 9 p.m. Thursday.
Freeport’s First Friday Dinner and Concert Series, $15 in advance, $20 day of. Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. fcsmaine.org. 6 p.m. Friday.
Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from 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.
Computer Music Final Concert, digital video and electronic music with live instruments, free. Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Brit Floyd: Discovery World Tour 2014, music from the Pink Floyd catalog with light and laser show, $29.50, $39.50. Cumberland County Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Square, Portland. ticketmaster.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
“Legends: The Music Of Judy Garland,” starring Kelly Caulfield, with Garland’s movie music and Gershwin recordings, $12 to $18. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St. theaterofawesome.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Hold Steady, rock, Worried Well opens, $18, 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Willy Porter, singer-songwriter, $18 in advance, $23 at door. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Sam Baker, singer-songwriter, Otto, 574 Congress St., Portland. sambakermusic.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Poke Chop and The Other White Meats, blues, free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. wgingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
The Ballroom Thieves, folk-rock trio, $10, 21-plus. Empire, 575 Congress St., Portland. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m. Friday.
Met Opera’s “La Boheme” in HD, Puccini’s story of young love, $27 adults, $15 students. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand.com/event/met-opera-live-la-boheme. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Sligo Road Concert and Silent Auction, Sligo Road, traditional Irish band, $10. Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St., South Portland. bethaam.org. 6 p.m. Saturday.
Piano recital by students of Bridget Convey and Chiharu Naruse, free. Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Kathi Nordone, folk, country, inspirational and gospel, Savory Maine, 11 Water St., Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.
Ellis Paul, singer-songwriter, $18. Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. camdenoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Emilia Dahlin, singer-songwriter, $16, $14 seniors, $12 for 12 and under. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Caribbean Night with Pan Fried Steel, island sound and feel including limbo contests, dancing, early season flip-flops, coconut drinks and more, $10 in advance, $15 day of show. Boothbay Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Mud Boots and Black Tie Gala, private dinner precedes dance and concert, with Pat Colwell and Soul Sensations, Hyde School, benefits Chocolate Church, 442-8455, $50 evening; dance/concert only, $20 advance, $25 at door. Hyde School, 616 High St., Bath. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Nellie McKay, singer-songwriter, Broadway performer, former comedian, $27.50. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Rick Miller and His Band, three-piece Chicago blues, free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Sylvia Tavares and Jamie Peghiny, classic folk with guitar, bass and uke and whistles. Savory Maine, 11 Water St., Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.
Lake Street Dive, jazzy pop, soul and more, $17 in advance, $20 day of show. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Boogie 2 Shooz, Pamela Jenkins and Patti-Jean Cousens sing and play saxophone, flute, percussion and keyboard in a high-energy performance, $10 adults, $5 students, 12 and under free. University of Maine at Augusta, Jewett Auditorium. [email protected] 2 p.m. April 6.
“Legends: The Music of Judy Garland,” starring Kelly Caulfield, with Garland’s movie music and Gershwin recordings, $15. Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St. [email protected] 2:30 p.m. April 6.
Music of the Jewish Experience, Rosalie Gerut, Hankus Netsky and Friends perform soulful and stirring music, $25, $15 for 18 and under. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand.com. 4 p.m. April 6.
John Gorka, singer-songwriter, $50. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. April 6.
Assad Family: Brazilian Songbook, guitarists Sergio and Odair Assad play Brazilian folk and pop, $22. Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. 7 p.m. April 6.
Aoife O’Donovan, singer-songwriter, formerly of Crooked Still, $20. Jonathan’s, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m. April 6.
Morning Bird Walk, $5 members, $8 non-members. Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. maineaudubon.org/events. 8-10 a.m. Thursday and Saturday.
Adoptable Dogs in Portland, Animal Welfare Society Mobile Adoption Team with adoptable canines. Planet Dog Company Store, 211 Marginal Way, Portland. Noon-2 p.m. Saturday.
Lenten Haddock Chowder, $7 per person. St. Joseph Marionite Catholic Church, Front Street, Waterville. 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Friday.
Roast Beef Supper, all you can eat, take-outs available, adults $9 and childern under 12 $4. Scarborough Lions Den. 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday. Special Events
Celebration of Adoptable Animals, free. North Berwick Community Center, 264 Lebanon Road. 11 a.m. Sunday.
Psychic Sunday, $2. Fireside Inn and Suites, 81 Riverside St., Portland. facebook.com/pages/Psychic-Sunday/91287943988. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
2014 Bridal and Event Showcase, The Captain’s Galley Banquet Center, 168 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. facebook.com/events/534188400028396.11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Port Veritas, weekly spoken word series. Open mic begins at 7:50, followed by feature by Pages Matam, $3-$5 suggested. Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. portveritas.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Open Bench Project, crowd-funding launch party, free. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org/events/open-bench-project-launch-party. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Ice Out Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Maine, free food, $100 minimum donation. Winthrop Town Beach on Maranacook Lake, Bowdoin Street. somaine.org. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Celebration of Immigration: Stories of Struggles and Successes, highlighting the five largest waves of immigrants in Lewiston’s history: French, Irish, Greeks, Lithuanians and Somalis, free. Lewiston Memorial Armory. 1 p.m. Saturday.
North Atlantic Figure Skating Club 16th Annual Ice Show, $8-$20. Family Ice Center, 20 Hat Trick Drive, Falmouth. 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. April 6.
South Portland High School Fashion Show, benefits Project Graduation, $10 adults, $5 students. South Portland High School Auditorium, 637 Highland Ave. 1-4 p.m., April 6.
Maine Red Claws vs. Sioux Falls Skyforce, benefits Maine transplant program at Maine Medical Center, $10. Portland Expo, 239 Park Ave., Portland. expocenter.org. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Pine Tree District Robotics Competition, featuring 38 high school teams from Maine and New England, free. Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St., Lewiston. pinetreedistrict.org. 1 p.m. Friday.
“Seussical,” musical, $12, $10 students and seniors. Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, 250 Main St., South Paris. 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
V-Day aUbUrn 2014 presents “The Vagina Monologues,” V-Day celebrates the right of women and girls to live free from fear and violence. Proceeds go to local groups doing this work, $7-$10. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St. aubunuu.org. 1 p.m. Sunday.
AIRE presents Hugh Leonard’s “Da,” Tony Award-winning comedy presented by the Irish American Repertory Ensemble (AIRE), $20, $18 seniors and students. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave. airetheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday.
“Dear Sarah,” play featuring the love story of doomed sea captain Charles Barry and his wife Sarah through their letters written in the 1840s, $10 adults, $5 children/students, under 10 free. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
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. Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. madhorse.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Beau Jest,” heart-warming comedy, $12-$18. L/A Community Little Theatre, 30 Academy St., Auburn. laclt.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Good Theater presents “The Outgoing Tide,” play that hums with dark humor and powerful emotion, $20-$28. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Private Lives,” intimate comedy written by Noel Coward of 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. 2:30 p.m. Sunday and April 6, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
New Theatre double feature, “Untimely Ripped” and “Peach, or Pigland,” Tandem Theatre Company’s two-show evening workshopping of the new plays, $5. Portland Stage Company storefront space, 25A Forest Ave. facebook.com/events/751008888253490. 7:30 p.m. Monday to April 6.
Good Theater presents Stephen Underwood’s “Underwaterguy,” mixture of HD multimedia visuals, colorful characters, fascinating stories and original music, $15 to $20. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. April 6.
“Tribes,” funny exploration of deaf culture, $35 to $45. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. April 6.
Portland Playback Theatre First Friday performance, movement, dialogue and music, actors seek to honor countless moments and events that shape people’s lives, free. Community Television Network (CTN), 516 Congress St., Portland. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
“Shrek the Musical,” $21 adult, $19 senior/youth. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St. operahouse.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. April 6.
“Godspell the Maine Way,” cast dressed in Maine attire, $12-$14. Monmouth Community Players, Cumston Hall, 796 Maine S., Monmouth. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. April 6.
”The Wedding Singer,” Patrick Dorow production of the ’80s musical based on Adam Sandler’s movie, $15-$20. Star Theatre, Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and April 6.
Met Opera Live in HD: “La Boheme,” Puccini’s story of young love, $18-$26. Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center (PAC), 18 Bradley St., Fryeburg. 1 p.m. Saturday.