Bryan Graf, “Across the Interior,” through Sunday. 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.
“In the Sound Art Closet: Robert Beatty: Soundtracks for Takeshi Murata,” through Sunday. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/ica.
“Departures and Arrivals,” geometric drawings by Josefina Auslender. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through April 21.
Recent Acquisitions and Selections from the Permanent Collection, through June 15. Includes works by Bernard Langlais, Emilio Sanchez and several others Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. une.edu/artgallery.
Mansion as Muse: Contemporary Art at Victoria Mansion. Art inspired by the 1860 interiors and furnishings, by Mark Dion, Dana Sherwood, Andrew Mowbray, Justin Richel and Amy Yoes, Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland. victoriamansion.org. Through May 21.
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. bates.edu/museum.
“Picturing Monhegan Island,” intimate photographs and drawings created on Monhegan by George Daniell, Through Aug. 3. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from late-18th through the mid-20th century, from the world-renowned collection, through April 27. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
“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, a selection of paintings, photography and artifacts highlighting the perverse yet privileged place of weather in the eyes of the mariner. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through June 1.
“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England,” free. Through May 3. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. sacomuseum.org.
“Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography,” artists who exploded traditional bounds of visual representation in influential ways. Through June 1. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-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.
“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.
Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” through April 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.
“The Spirit of the Grassland,” an exhibit exploring the senses of identity and differences within 30 kingdoms of the grassland of Cameroon. Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland. museumafricanculture.org.
It’s Not So Black & White IV, exhibit featuring works by Jane Herbert, Pam Cabanas, Wyatt Barr and Petrea Noyes, predominantly using black and white. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com.
“Vivacity,” through May 28, features work by David Marshall, Geeta Ramni, Wayne Ross and Anastasia Weigle. Free. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. constellationart.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.
“Hamsters and Popcorn,” oil paintings by Elise Smorczewski, through May 31. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com.
Central Maine Clay Artists exhibit, Kennebec Valley Art Association presents a mini-art exhibition that can be viewed from outside the building and is lit at night. Former ATM space, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta.
“In and Out of the Garden,” paintings by Leslie Anderson, free. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.com.
“Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” from a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artist books from 24 countries, presented by USM’s Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts, Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th floor, Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts
Paintings by Anne Ireland, ’94, ongoing dialogue with the Maine landscape, free. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu.
“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.
“Working Through” by Jamie Ribisi-Braley, work communicates not only working through the process of creating art but also working through chronic pain that can sometimes make creating art a challenge. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com.
Berwick Art Association Group Show, through April 30, Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road.
“Beyond the Object,” contemporary realism featuring works by Jonathan Eiten and Liz Patterson. Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook. facebook.com/SaccarappaArtCollective.
Abbott and Nancy Meader, paintings and raku. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. junefitzpatrickgallery.com. Through April 26.
“Tamarind to Hope,” lithographic print collaborations and solo work by Tim Higbee from the Tamarind Institute and Hope Editions, through April 12. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. phopagallery.com.
“A Body of Work,” 38 Maine artists working from the human figure, through April 30. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org.
Life drawing, sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art. Dry-media easels and drawing benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. $7, $6 for museum members; discounts available for regular attendees. Olin Arts Center Room 259, Bates College, 75 Russell Street, Lewiston. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
“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.
• ART OPENINGS
Yarmouth Artisans Collective Art Show & Sale, paintings, photography and pottery, free. DaVinci Experience Art Gallery. davinciexperiencegallery.com. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday.
“My Maine,” paintings by Michael J. McDonald, vibrant acrylic landscapes, free. The Old White Church, 15 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. Opening reception 5 p.m. Friday.
“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. Public reception and artists’ talk 4-6 p.m. April 13.
“Annie,” Lake Region Community Theatre. See lrctme for details; call 671-3015 to schedule singing auditions for children. Lake Region High School, 1877 Roosevelt Trail (Route 302), Naples. 6:30 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Chocolate Lovers’ Fling, to benefit Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine. $50. Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland. chocolateloversfling.org. 1 p.m. Sunday.
South Portland High School Fashion Show, benefit for Project Graduation, $10 adults, $5 students. South Portland High School Auditorium, 637 Highland Ave. 1-4 p.m. Sunday.
Boy Scout Yard Sale to benefit Troop 621. Books, furniture, appliances, clothes. American Legion Smith Tobey Post 21, 10 Congress Ave. Bath. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Gary’s House Gourmet Gala, local dishes from favorite restaurants and caterers, wine, beer and a cooking competition among Maine law firms. $40. Ocean Gateway Terminal, 14 Ocean Gateway Pier, Portland. mercyhospital.org. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Windham High School presents Dancing with the Stars to benefit Project Graduation, $10, $5 students. Windham High School, Performing Arts Center, 406 Gray Road, Windham. windham.k12.me.us/wpac. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Bachelorette Auction to benefit Second Chances Foundation, including drinks and dancing. $15. The Carriage House, 119 Lisbon St., Lewiston. aimeescause.org/ai1ec_event/second-chances-bachelorette-auction. 6-11 p.m. Saturday.
Brazil Dinner Party by Cottage Street Creative Exchange for local and global programs. $20 advance, $25 door. Art Moves Dance, 13 Cottage St., Norway. artmovesdance.com. 6-9 p.m. Saturday.
• BOOKS & AUTHORS
Word Portland, monthly reading features Jenny Smick, Ethan Stebbins and Emily Jane Young. Free. LFK, 188 State St., Portland. facebook.com. 9 p.m. Monday.
Poet Betsy Sholl, reading and discussion with the author of seven collections of poetry. Free. Maine Women Writers Collection, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Abplanalp Library, Portland. une.edu/mwwc/conferences/authorseries.cfm. Noon Thursday.
AuthorFest 2014, meet more than 35 authors and illustrators from across New England. Books for pre-kindergarten to adult will be available for signing and purchase. Free. Cape Elizabeth High School, 345 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
USM Chamber Singers Spring Concert, conducted by Robert Russell. $12 donation suggested at the door. Williston-Immanuel United Church, 156 High St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/music. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Music at Noon presents the DaPonte String Quartet, Beethoven’s String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132, $25. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. baychamberconcerts.org. Noon-1 p.m. Wednesday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, Michael Albert, oboe. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
USM Youth Ensembles Spring Instrumental Concert, showcase of the talents of southern Maine’s young musicians. $8/$5 suggested donation at the door; open seating. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/music. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Schubert’s “Trout Quintet” and Other Gems, violinist Robert Lehmann, $15; $10 seniors, USM employees and alumni; $5 students. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Friday.
University Chorale Spring Concert, more than 70 singers conducted by Robert Russell, $8; $5 students, seniors, USM employees and alumni. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m. Saturday.
Opera Scenes Concert, a variety of pieces from well-known operas with piano accompaniment. $8; $5 students, seniors, USM employees and alumni. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m. April 13.
Paul Reiser with special guest Karen Morgan, $25-$32. Gracie Theatre at Husson University, 1 College Circle, Bangor. facebook.com/events/499650706787073/. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tom Clark as his Maine character C.L. Thomas in “Tourists Teenagers, Technology and Other Things That Ain’t Right.” $10. Spire 29, 29 School St., Gorham. spire29.com. 8-10 p.m. Saturday.
Sayat Nova Dance Company, $15 adults, $10 children under 12. John Ford Theatre, Portland High School, 284 Cumberland Ave., Portland. brownpapertickets.com/event/570895. 3 p.m. Sunday.
“Cinderella,” beautiful, happily-ever-after fairytale, $19-$25. Maine State Ballet, 348 U.S. Route One, Falmouth. mainestateballet.org. 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday and April 13; 6 p.m. Friday; 2 and 6 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. Dance lessons included. $5, 21-plus. Pearl Lounge, 444 Fore St., Portland. pearloldport.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Greater Portland Community Dance, Avant Dance & Event Center, 865 Spring St. Westbrook. avantmaine.com. $15 for lesson and dance; $10 for dance only. Lessons at 6:30 and 7:15 p.m.; dance at 8 p.m.
Poets and Fools Costume Party and Dance, lively variety show with poets, storytellers, musicians, performers and a mysterious emcee; followed by a costume contest with celebrity judges, prizes and a raffle. Cash bar, dance music by Merther, refreshments, fun and friends. Costumes optional. Benefit for Waterfall Arts, $8. 256 High St., Belfast. waterfallarts.org. 7 p.m. Friday.
Afro-Carribean Dance Party, $5. Slainte, 24 Preble St., Portland. 10 p.m. Friday.
Contradance, music by Perpetual e-Motion with Maggie Robinson calling. Bring clean shoes and water. Topsham Grange, 47 Pleasant St., Topsham. Family dance at 6 p.m., finger food potluck at 7 p.m., beginner lesson at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m.
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 animation. $5. Nickelodeon, 1 Temple St. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 12:45 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Children’s Film Festival: “Wadjda,” a determined young girl competes in a Quran recitation contest to win a bike, even though women aren’t allowed to ride bikes in public. $10 adults, $7 children. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. 3 p.m. Sunday.
“Thor: The Dark World,” presented by the Bates College Filmboard. $1. Olin Arts Center Room 104, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
• FOOD AND DRINK
EAT Brunswick! restaurants and culinary businesses will offer breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as treats and snacks with special pricing, $6.14-$30.14. brunswickdowntown.org. Monday to Saturday.
Perfection with Pastries, learn to make pate a choux and create delicious eclairs, cream puffs and swans with Samantha Cohen of the European Bakery in Falmouth, $25, $30. Freeport Middle School, 19 Kendall Lane, Freeport. 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Family Style Buffet Dinner, sponsored by Rolling Thunder, support local veterans, $5 adults, $2 for kids under 12. Sanford VFW, Hutchinson and School streets. 892-5333. 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday.
Bread Baking Class, learn the art of organic whole-grain sourdough bread baking. $55. Long Branch School, 20 Main St., Bowdoinham. longbranchschool.com. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 13.
Miso Making Workshop, Sheepscot General Store, 98 Townhouse Road, Whitefield. sheepscotgeneral.com/. 2 p.m. April 13.
• FOR KIDS
Planetarium Show: Earth, Moon & Sun. $3, UM students free with MaineCard. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Felting for kids, learn how to turn sheep’s fleece into felted-wool items. $5. Pineland Farms Education Center, 15 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester. pinelandfarms.org. 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Planetarium Show: Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope, ages 9 and up, $3, UM students free with MaineCard. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
“Theater on a Hand” children’s puppet workshop, create a simple cast of characters, a backdrop and a puppet show all on one hand. Ages 7-11. $15 (includes materials). Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 1-3 p.m. Saturday.
• HOME & GARDEN
Great Gardeners Series “A New England Cottage Garden: Adapting a Classic Garden Style to the Northeast,” $16. St. Mary’s Church Parish Hall Auditorium, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth. 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Creatrix, folk/pop harpist, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. facebook.com/events/1427755954139189/. 1- 3 p.m. Sunday.
Boogie 2 Shooz, Pamela Jenkins and Patti-Jean Cousens sing and play saxophone, flute, percussion and keyboard in a high energy performance. $10 for adults, $5 for students, free for age 12 and under. University of Maine at Augusta, Jewett Auditorium. uma.edu/concertsjewetthall.html. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Legends: The Music of Judy Garland,” starring Kelly Caulfield. $15. Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Raymond. rvccme.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
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. Sunday.
John Gorka. $50. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.
Assad Family, Brazilian folk and pop. $22. Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. 7 p.m. Sunday.
Aoife O’Donovan, singer-songwriter formerly of Crooked Still, $20. Jonathan’s, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.
Pat O’Shea Band, singer-songwriter and guitarist with band, $10. Time Out Pub, 275 Main St., Rockland. 7 p.m. Monday.
Noon Tunes, free noontime concert series held the second Tuesday of every month. Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth, 317 Main St., Yarmouth. 317main.org. Noon Tuesday.
The Psychedelic Furs, alternative rock. $25 in advance, $30 day of show, $45 preferred seating, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Brian Cullen, guitar music and vocals. Savory Maine, 11 Water St., Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Hot Club du Monde, gypsy, jazz and swing, free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8-11 p.m. Thursday.
Patty Larkin, singer-songwriter, $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Sidecar Radio, 6Gig and Headstart, $7. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. tktwb.tw/MadiXz. 9 p.m. Friday.
Max Creek, Americana, country, rock, calypso and jazz. Roots of Creation open. $15 advance, $18 door, $30 preferred seating, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Blues Mafia, twist on modern and classic blues. No cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Gunther Brown, Americana, Damariscotta River Association’s Round Top Coffee House, $8/$5, 12 and under free. Round Top Farm, 3 Round Top Lane, just off US Route 1B (Main Street), Damariscotta. 563-1393. Open mic 6:30 p.m. Friday, feature act 8:30 p.m.
The Affordable Poolboys, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. facebook.com/events/702440523141405/. 7-10 p.m. Saturday.
Jeff Herbster, banjo and fiddle player, Savory Maine, 11 Water St., Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.
Hot Country Nights, variety of American music and comedy, benefits student activities and the Mid-Coast Hunger Prevention Program, $5. Brunswick High School, Crooker Theater, 116 Maquoit Road. 7 p.m. Saturday.
After Hours Concert with The ProfTones, free. South Portland Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland. southportlandlibrary.com. 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Opus One Big Band Concert, $15; $25 for two; $8 students, tickets available at Bullmoose Music, Scarborough Hannaford, Starbird Music or at the door. Scarborough High School (Winslow Homer Auditorium), 11 Municipal Drive. 7- 9 p.m. Saturday.
Chris Eldridge and Julian Lage, Grammy-nominated guitar duo, $25. Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Carolina Chocolate Drops, award-winning four-piece string band, $25. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Shawn Colvin, singer-songwriter, $30 in advance, $35 door. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Avenue. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
37th annual Honors Recital, recognizes excellence in undergraduate solo performance. Free and open to the public; reservations recommended. Corthell Hall, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Lucy Kaplansky, singer-songwriter, $20 advance, $25 door. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Bayside Bowl Uproar, original pop and rock by Joe Brien, Tiger Bomb! and Johnny Cremains Band, free. Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland. baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Jerry Douglas, dobro guitar, $30. Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road, Brownfield. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Tommy O’Connell & The Juke Joint Devils, hard swinging blues band. No cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Olas record release, with The Reverie Machine. $10 advance/$12 door. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.
John Linscott and the Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam. Singers and players welcome to sit in, donations accepted. The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m. April 13.
Bluegrass Music Association of Maine Jam, unplugged stringed instruments. All levels of playing, $7. American Legion Post 197, 300 Conant St., Westbrook. mainebluegrass.org. Noon- 5 p.m. April 13.
Country Sunday, featuring Dennis Royer, Cathy Haskell, Maranacook String Band, The Wildwoods Band with Chris Fyfe and more. $5. Litchfield Sportsman’s Club, 2782 Hallowell Road. Noon-5 p.m. April 13.
Brian Callaghan, classical guitar, jazz and pop music, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. facebook.com/events/615835335176586/. 1-3 p.m. April 13.
Big Easy Roots & Gospel Fest, featuring The Soggy Po Boys, RMS Five and Rock My Soul. Cash bar, silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, dancing. $20 advance, $25 door. Star Theatre at the Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road, Kittery. projectmusicworks.org/calendar/. 4-6:30 p.m. April 13.
Long Time Courting, traditional and original Celtic music. $15 advance, $18 door. The Barn at Windpointe, 1 Ossipee Road #3, Freeport. longtimecourting.com. 4 p.m. April 13.
Bobby McFerrin: Spirit You All, vocal improviser backed by a five-piece band, presented by Portland Ovations. $45 to $70. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. portlandovations.org. 7 p.m. April 13.
Alejandro Escovedo, Mexican singer-songwriter. Amy Cook opens, $17 in advance; $20 door; $30 preferred seating; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. April 13.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
Book Arts Bazaar, 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. Sunday.
Same Love, Same Rights LGBT Wedding Expo, free, please RSVP at SameLoveSameRights.com. Westin Portland Harborview Hotel, 157 High St. Portland. 12:30- 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
North Atlantic Figure Skating Club’s 16th annual Ice Show, featuring solos, synchronized skating and guest skaters. 781.5058. $12; $8 children/seniors; $20 premium. Family Ice Center, 20 Hat Trick Drive, Falmouth. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Vicki Monroe, psychic, medium and spirit messenger, $35. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day, free. Woodbury Campus Center Parking Lot, University of Southern Maine, 45 Bedford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/sustainability/community-electronic-waste-recycling-day. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Pine Tree State Bodybuilding, Figure & Bikini Championships, Maine State Health and Fitness Expo with special guest Mike O’Hearn. $20, free for kids 12 and under. Westbrook Performing Art Center, 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook. facebook.com/events/204388999744844. 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Bath Antiques Show, more than 40 dealers, $4. Bath Middle School, 6 Old Brunswick Road, Bath. bathantiquesshows.com. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 13.
Mind Body Spirit Festival, holistic health practitioners, readings from psychics and mediums, crystals, massage. $5 includes most workshops. Ramada, Saco Plaza. 1 p.m. April 13.
“Godspell, the Maine Way,” dressed in Maine attire, the cast ranges in age from 8 to 60. Family fun entertainment. $14-$12. Monmouth Community Players, Cumston Hall, 796 Maine St. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. April 13.
“Tribes,” funny exploration of deaf culture, $35 to $45. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. April 13.
“Anything Goes,” all aboard for Cape Elizabeth Middle School Drama Club’s musical, $10 adults; $6 students. Cape Elizabeth Middle School, Scott Dyer Road. cape.k12.me.us/sMiddrss.lasso. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Shrek the Musical,” $21 adult/$19 seniors and youth. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. operahouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. April 13.
Good Theater presents Stephen Underwood’s “UnderwaterGuy,” mixture of multimedia visuals, plus live on stage, colorful characters, fascinating stories, original music and more, $15 to $20. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. April 13.
“The Wedding Singer,” a Patrick Dorow production of the hilarious musical based on Adam Sandler’s movie. $15-$20. Star Theatre at the Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Private Lives,” Noel Coward comedy about a divorced couple who discover they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel while honeymooning with their new spouses. $20, $18 seniors, $15 students. Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
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. 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday.
“Go, Granny D!” one-woman play about 90-year-old grandmother who marched across the USA in 2000 for campaign finance reform. Free. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Portland Ovations and Space Gallery present “Who’s Hungry,” an evening of experimental tabletop puppet theater that gives a voice and face to hunger in America. $20, $18 for Ovations members. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday.
Snowlion Repertory Company presents “The Elephant Piece,” funny, biting satire full of lore and song-and-dance flights of fancy as the majestic elephant faces devastation by poachers. $17. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. snowlionrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday to April 13. Through April 20.
UNE Players present “Little Shop of Horrors,” musical comedy about a florist shop owner who raises a killer plant, $10. City Theater, 205 Main St., Biddeford. citytheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. April 13.
One-Act Play Festival, the Maine Association of Community Theaters (MeACT), hosted by the Open Book Players, $15 adults, $12 students and seniors. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 1 p.m. Saturday.
• LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
Learning to Sing Our Spirit Song, David C. Weiss will lead participants through music, quietness, guided imagery and poetry in this free workshop for adults. Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. 1-2:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Greater Portland Landmarks 50th Anniversary Keynote, Morrison Heckscher, Lawrence A. Fleischman Chair of the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. $15; $5 students; $50 lecture and reception. First Parish Portland, Unitarian Universalist, 425 Congress St., Portland. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
“Big Material in Small Archives,” Alexandra Socarides speaks on use of the regional archive in study of 19th century women’s poetry. Free. Maine Women Writers Collection, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Aplanalp Library, Portland. une.edu/mwwc. 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday.
Illustrated talk on historic sailmaking by Eben Wilson of Wilson Sailmakers. Maritime Month lecture. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. librarycamden.org. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday.