• Art

“The Object Show: Discoveries in Bowdoin Collections,” small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Through June 1.

“The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes.” Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. colby.edu. Through June 8.

Andrea Sulzer: “throughoutsideways,” recent creations, including large, colored-pencil drawings and woodblock prints. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 24.

Clint Fulkerson, oversized drawings on transparent surfaces that you and your family can walk through. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through July 27.

“Woman on Wire,” exhibition by Angela Andersen Pomerleau, paintings depicting Flying Wallendas circus troupe. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., Camden. librarycamden.org. Through Saturday.

“Vivacity,” The show features work by David Marshall, Geeta Ramni, Wayne Ross and Anastasia Weigle, Free. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. constellationart.com. Through Wednesday.

”Creatures and Critters,” wildlife- and animal-themed art. Free. Richard Boyd Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. through Saturday.

“These Contrary Winds: Weather and its Effects on Ships, Mariners and Maritime History,” paintings, photography and artifacts from MMM and private collections. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through June 1.

Exhibit: “Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature,” celebrating how we have enjoyed ourselves on, alongside, and at the expense of the maritime world. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through June 1.

Ted Arnold: “To Have and To Hold,” paintings. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through June 22.

Luanne Wrenn and photographer Alex Wrenn exhibit at SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway, Farmington. sugarwoodgallery.com. Through Saturday.

“The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea,” approximately thirty works. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Dec. 28.

George Daniell: “Picturing Monhegan Island,” photographs and drawings created on Monhegan Island. $12, $10 seniors and students, $6 youth, under 12 free. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 3.

“Birds!,” featuring Wayne Robbins, Obie Buell, James Brewer, Carolyn Judson, and Peggy Johnson. Work created in stone, clay, wood and metals. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through Saturday.

Richard Estes retrospective: “Realism,” 50 paintings ranging from Estes’ first New York City facades in the late 1960s to panoramic views of Mount Desert Island in the 2000s. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Sept. 7.

“Maine Northern Skies: Clear Light Art Exhibition,” work of local artists and their interpretations of Maine’s skies. L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201, Hinckley. 238-4250.

2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition, work by students graduating from Maine College of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts program. Free. Maine College of Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu. Through June 1.

Ed Douglas “New Work.” Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Saturday.

“Hamsters & Popcorn”: Paintings by Elise Smorczewski. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com. Through Saturday.

“Recent Acquisitions and Selections,” includes works by Bernard Langlais, Emilio Sanchez and several others. Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. une.edu. Through June 15.

Joshua Ferry: “Goin’ Back,” abstract paintings. Free. Perimeter Gallery, 96 Main St., Belfast. 338-0555. Through July 6.

The Village Gallery open house, paintings by local artists in, oils, watercolor, pastels, acrylics, wood craft, pottery and jewelry. The Village Gallery, 244 York St., York. 363-4000.

Seacoast Moderns, nontraditional and experimental works from Kittery Art Association artists. Free. The Morgan Gallery, 120 Rogers Road, Kittery. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through Aug. 22.

2014 Seasonal Invitational, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St., Rockland. landingart.com.

Paintings by Christine Sullivan. Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through June 27.

Paintings by Anne Ireland ’94. Free. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu.

“Working Through” by Jamie Ribisi-Braley, creating art through the challenge of chronic pain. Free. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through June 7.

Transcendence: Art Exhibit, features artists Mary McFarland, Jan Royall and Dona Seegers. Free. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd Floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com.

Paintings by Debra Yoo, still-lifes and landscapes. Free. UNE Campus Center, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford. une.edu. Through Saturday.

J. Fred Woell and Patricia Wheeler: “Balance Point,” paintings and works with found objects. Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St., Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through June 2.

“Those Who Served: A Salute to Wayne’s Veterans,” including photographs, information, letters and memorabilia. Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne. 685-3612.

UMA’s Senior Art Exhibition, “Inevitable Evolution.” Danforth Gallery, 34 Danforth St., Portland. 621-3271.

Senior Thesis Exhibition, 10 studio art majors at Bates College show work from their yearlong thesis projects. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu. Through Thursday.

“Last Light: Waiting for the Moon,” Elaine Barclay, Carol Fonde, oil paintings and archival chromogenic prints. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Saturday.

“Vitamin V: How Food Fought the Second World War,” collection of propaganda posters and an outdoor Victory Garden illustrate life on the home front in the 1940s. $7.50, $6 seniors, $20 family. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Jan. 9.

“Clifford Smith: Expressing the Pulse of Maine,” oil paintings. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Saturday.

“New to the Collection: Artwork by Louis Norton,” six newly acquired works of pastel and oil. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Oct. 4.

“Historic Images of Georgetown: A Special Spring Exhibit,” selected from Gene Reynold’s upcoming book. Free. Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Road, Georgetown. georgetownhistoricalsociety.org. Through July 5.

Pottery by Nancy Meader, Central Maine Artists Gallery, 72 West Front St., Skowhegan. 858-0797. Through June.

“Earth-Art-Maine: In the Presence of Wildness.” Free. Common Street Arts, 16 Common St., Waterville. commonstreetarts.org. Through June 28.

“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” large-format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt of landscapes dominated by ice and snow. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield. schoolhouseartgallery.com. Through June 30.

• ART OPENINGS AND EVENTS

Belfast Arts Final Fridays Art Walks, featuring the work of local artists. Free. Belfast Arts, downtown Belfast. belfastcreativecoalition.org.

“Sculpture: A Celebration of Art and Nature,” exhibition and sale curated by June LaCombe. Sculpture by over 40 artists will be shown in the gardens and along woodland trails. Maine Audubon, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. junelacombesculpture.com. Through Sept. 30.

Mark Wethli and Douglas Witmer, paintings. Icon Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick. 725-8157. Through June 28.

Fine Art & Antique Auction, including fine art, Native American items, furniture, silver, jewelry, rare documents, and rugs. Free. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, Thomaston. thomastonauction.com. 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

“Jane Herbert: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings,” paintings in acrylic. Free. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com.

“The Cottage Garden,” joyful artwork reflective of Maine’s gardens and summer cottages. Contributors include Mary Lynn Engel, Elizabeth Stoyko, Jim and Holly Gallante, Nan Kilbourn-Tara, Patty Olds and many more Maine artists. Floorcloths, found object garden sculpture, botanicals and cottage accessories are among the work featured. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com. 

• Auditions

“Venus in Fur” by David Ives. The play has two actors: one male, one female, age 25-40. Auditions are cold readings, some from script, and other works. Hallowell City Hall Auditorium, 1 Winthrop St., Hallowell. 626-3698. 4 p.m. June 1. 

• Benefits

Camp to Belong Yard Sale, all proceeds will benefit Camp to Belong Maine. Vendor space available outside. Harrison VFW, Route 35. 890-1636. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Silent Auction to benefit Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine. [email protected] Capt. Morrill’s Community Arts Center, 1825 Harpswell Island Road, Orr’s Island. 207-621-3530. 3 p.m. Sunday.

BBQ for Baseball: A Benefit for Vintage Baseball Games, Elsmere BBQ and Wood Grill, 448 Cottage Road, South Portland. mainehistory.org. 4:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

OTTO Fundraiser for Silent Sidekicks, OTTO, 225 Congress St., Portland. ottoportland.com. 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Cromwell Center Dinner and Auction honoring Boston Marathon athletes Dick and Rick Hoyt. $75 per person. Marriott Sable Oaks, South Portland, Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland. fundraise.com. 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday.

Book Sale, 14th annual used book and DVD sale, Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Ave., Portland. feralfelines.net. 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday.

HART Bake/Craft Sale, all proceeds to go to the all-volunteer, no-kill cat shelter in Cumberland. Shaw’s, Route 1, Falmouth. 829-4116. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Walk to Defeat Lou Gehrig’s Disease Event. [email protected] Ruby Tuesday Community Giveback Program, 703 Maine Mall Road, South Portland. 11 a.m. Saturday.

Cancer Community Center Summertime Social, lobster bake, dancing to the Don Campbell Band, live auction and raffle. $100. East Coast Yacht Sales, 106 Lafayette St., Yarmouth. cancercommunitycenter.org. 6-11 p.m. Saturday.

Roaring 20’s Night, live jazz music, photo booth, best dressed prizes and raffles. $30; $50 for two if purchased in advance. Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 25 Shaker Road, Gray. fiddleheadcenter.org. 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday.

St. Baldrick’s Greater Portland Head Shave, be a hero for kids with cancer. Raffles, prizes, food and drink. Benefiting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation., Free. Jimmy the Greek’s, 15 Philbrook Road, South Portland. stbaldricks.org. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 1. 

• Books & Authors

Anam Thubten, Tibetan teacher, public talk on spirituality by the author of “No Self, No Problem” and “The Magic of Awareness” in The Curtis Room. $10 suggested donation. Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. curtislibrary.com. 7 p.m. Monday.

Join children’s book author Brenda Reeves Sturgis and artist Brooke Carlton to celebrate their new picture book, “The Lake Where Loon Lives.” Free. [email protected] Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. 6-7 p.m. Wednesday.

Jennifer Pharr Davis: Hiker and Adventure Speaker, 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year from Asheville, N.C. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday.

Bernd Heinrich will sign and read from his newest book, “Homing Instinct.” Please RSVP. Free. Letterpress Books at Northgate Plaza, 91 Auburn St., Portland. Letterpress-Books.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Helen Peppe, author of “Pigs Can’t Swim,” an outrageous, hilarious, and touching memoir by the youngest of nine children in a hardscrabble, beyond-eccentric Maine family. Portland Public Library, Main Branch, 5 Monument Square, Portland. portlandlibrary.com. Noon-1 p.m. Friday.

Friday Night Book Club, discussing “An Unnecessary Woman” by Rabih Alameddine. Free. Portland Public Library, Main Branch, 5 Monument Square, Portland. portlandlibrary.com. 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Friday.

Diane Taylor-Moore Hines, author of “Here Sits A Monkey.” Livermore Community Center, Church Street, Livermore. dianetaylormoore.webs.com. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

• Classical Music

Down East Singers’ Annual Memorial Day Concert, featuring Delmar Dustin Small’s oratorio “As it began to dawn…” for chorus, orchestra and soloists, $20, free for students 18 and under. Camden Opera House, 29 Elm S., Camden. downeastsingers.org. 5 p.m. Monday. 

• Comedy

Laugh Trax presents comedian Dave Rattigan. $15. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. theaterofawesome.com. 8:30 p.m. Sunday. 

• Dance

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. 210-6555. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Folk Dance Brunswick, world music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. $8, $5 students and seniors. People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. 200-7577. 6:30-9 p.m. Friday.

Dance featuring Barb Demo Band, American Legion Fitzgerald-Cummings Post 2, Capital Street Extension, Augusta. 622-2194. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Dance featuring Sounds Unlimited with John Plummer, downstairs; no smoking., $5. VFW Post 1285, Water Street, Waterville. 453-2089. 7-11 p.m. Saturday.

Annual Black Fly Ball, sponsored by the Ballroom Dance Society of Central Maine. $25 per couple members, $30 per couple nonmembers. [email protected] Benton Grange, Benton. 453-2743 or 873-0565. 8-11 p.m. Saturday. 

• Fairs/Festivals

Psychic healing fair, mediums, energy healing, aura photos, crystals, jewelry and acupuncture, $5. Ramada Inn at Saco Plaza, 352 North St., Saco. facebook.com. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Mind Body Spirit Festival; Reiki, massage, numerology, astrology, past life regression, Tarot card readings, organic skin care, pet psychic, animal communication, and more. $5 includes most workshops. Hutchinson Center, University of Maine, Belfast, 80 Belmont Ave., Belfast. mindbodyspiritfestival.org. 1 p.m. Saturday.

16th Annual NewMarket Heritage Festival, celebrate the arts, culture, history and community spirit inside historic mills. $5 adults; $2 for children 6-12; free for under 6. Millspace, 55 Main St., Newmarket, New Hampshire. heritage-festival.org. 1 p.m. Saturday.

• Film

“23 Blast,” enjoy cocktails with stars Becky and Dylan Baker as they discuss their new film after a screening. $50 per person. Thomas S. Gates, Jr. Community Center, College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St., Bar Harbor. coa-23blast.brownpapertickets.com. 4 p.m. Sunday.

“A Matter of Duty,” details Kennebec Sheriff Randy Liberty’s battle with PTSD and several veterans in his charge at the Kennebec County Jail. Free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday.

“A Matter of Duty: Documentary Screening and Discussion,” MPBN documentary tells the stories of deployed soldiers from Maine who returned to face post-traumatic stress disorder. Free. Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Sanford International Film Festival, a mix of documentaries, comedies, sci-fis, dramas and zombie comedies. $10 for festival pass. Venues: Sanford City Hall Auditorium, 919 Main St., Sanford; Nasson Little Theater, 457 Main St., Springvale; Sanford High School, 52 Sanford High School Boulevard, Sanford; Curtis Lake Church, 38 Westview Drive, Sanford. sanfordfilmfest.com. 10 a.m. Saturday and June 1.

• Food and drink

Annual Jimmy Buffett party. Dock Fore, 336 Fore St., Portland. 772-8619. 1 p.m. Sunday.

International Surf and Turf, learn to cook Asian hot and sour won ton soup, an Italian seafood and sausage pasta dish, and a Caribbean Jerk surf and turf recipe. $30/$35. Freeport Middle School, 19 Kendall Lane, Freeport. 865-6171. 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday.

A Wine Walk in Ogunquit: Tuscan Reds, with sommelier Erica Archer. $45 in advance. Bintliff’s Ogunquit, 332 Main St., Ogunquit. winewiseevents.com. 3-5 p.m. Saturday.

Tea Tasting Event, try 5 different teas. Free. 865-2123. 201 Main St., Freeport. 6-7 p.m. Free. Jacqueline’s Tea Room, 201 Main St., Freeport. Jacquelinestearoom.com. 6-7 p.m. June 1.

• For kids

American Girls Craft Club: Samantha. Bring a doll or stuffed animal and be ready to get crafty. $22/member, $25/visitor. Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. 828-1234. 3-5 p.m. Monday.

“Strings: The Elements of Music,” PSO String Quintet demonstrates the different instruments in the string family. $4. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

“Percussion: The Elements of Music,” PSO’s percussion ensemble explores the elements of music using mallets, brushes, sticks, and their hands. $4. East End Community School, 195 North St., Portland. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Meet Knight Nelly and her Stick-horse, Rufus!, a special interactive performance great for ages 3-6. $3, $4. Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. kitetails.org. 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Touch a Truck, interactive event which allows children to see, touch and explore trucks, proceeds go to Camp Kita. $5, not to exceed $20 per immediate family. Sanford Regional Airport, Route 109, Sanford. campkita.com. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Scarborough Rotary’s Touch-A-Truck Event, hands-on opportunity to see how fire trucks, big rigs, excavators, and many more work. $5, $15 per family, kids 2 and under free. Scarborough Downs, 90 Payne Road, Scarborough. 351-5294. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Portland Community Preschool Fair, families of young children are invited to to learn more about early education programs in Greater Portland area. Free. East End Community Center, North Street, Portland. facebook.com. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.

• Music

Suede with Fred Boyle, piano, and Rich Hill, bass. $30. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. tickets.jonathansogunquit.com. 646-4777. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Monday Night Blues, Alexis P. Suter, nominee for Best Soul Blues Female Artist at the 33rd annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis. $15. Time Out Pub, 275 Main St., Rockland. northatlanticbluesfestival.com. 7 p.m. Monday.

Flash Tonic, vocal harmony and a cappella improvisation trio. $10. Emery Community Arts Center, Academy Street between Main and High, Farmington. kingfieldpops.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Ray LaMontagne, singer-songwriter. With Jason Isbell. $40 to $55. Cumberland County Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Square, Portland. theciviccenter.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bike Night with Cinnamon (female-infused rock), benefit for Tedford Housing homeless shelters. Free. Buck’s Naked Barbecue, 568 Route 1, Freeport. facebook.com. 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Maeve Gilchrist and Nic Gareiss Harp, vocals and percussive dance. Pre-show jam session, 6 p.m. $15. Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, Winter Hill Road, South Carthage. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra. $42.50. Jonathan’s Ogunquit, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. tickets.jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Irish Seisiun, free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Tour and Destroy 2, kidDEAD; 21-plus. Geno’s Rock Club, 625 Congress St., Portland. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Bob Lovelace, Old Mill Pub, 39 Water St., Skowhegan. oldmillpub.net. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Tim McGraw with Kip Moore and Cassadee Pope, country, $28.25 to $102.25. Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, 1 Railroad St., Bangor. waterfrontconcerts.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Jim Pryor, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. silverstreettavern.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Kid Ink, rapper with Tinashe and Kat Dahlia, $25 in advance, $28 day of show, 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

The Greencards, Americana, $22.50. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. tickets.jonathansogunquit.com. 8-10 p.m. Thursday.

The Saccarappa Boys, bluegrass, country, and old-time music. Free. Westbrook Together Days. 854-8704. 1 p.m. Friday.

Celtic Woman, The Emerald Tour, $32.75 to $102.75. Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, 1 Railroad St., Bangor. waterfrontconcerts.com. 6 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, classic jazz from The Great American Songbook. Free. Portland Marriott, Running Hill Road, South Portland. marriott.com. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday.

John Wayne Duo, 50s & 60s music, no cover. Bumpa’s Bar & Grille, 276 Bath Road, Brunswick, Maine. 725-2963. 7:30-11 p.m. Friday.

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, on fiddle and cello, return to the Opera House for a night of Scottish music. $20 in advance, $25 day of show. Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Ball In The House, classic R&B and Motown to contemporary pop, a show for the entire family, $12 to $18. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. theaterofawesome.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Parris Bacon, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. silverstreettavern.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Chris Fitz Band, electric guitar blues, original blues and old blues, $5, 21-plus. Inn on the Blues, 7 Ocean Ave., York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

The Bridge Coffee House presents Exit 244, with special guest Red Gone White. Free. [email protected] Summit Church, 1 Sullivan Square, Berwick. 603-978-3351. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Remedy Drive, Chasing The Light, and Dale Overlock, contemporary Christian alternative rock, $15. Faith Christian Church, 280 Brunswick Ave. (Route 201), Gardiner. thelighthouseevents.com. 6-10 p.m. Saturday.

Concert after hours with The Casco Bay Tummlers. Free. South Portland Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland. southportlandlibrary.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Darol Anger, fiddler, and Emy Phelps, singer, joined by The Gather Rounders. $12 advance, $15 day of show. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Bluesmen DW Gill and Dave Mello, who have opened for blues legends BB King, Leon Russell, Muddy Waters, Stevie Ray Vaughn, the Staple singers and James Cotton., $10. Wayside Theater, 851 North Dexter Road, Dexter. 924-8813. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Backlash, rock, blues, oldies and country rock. No cover. Bumpa’s Bar & Grille, 276 Bath Road, Brunswick. 725-2963. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Ragbirds, 5-piece band that fuses folk rock, pop hooks and Celtic fiddling with danceable world rhythms. $13 in advance, $16 day of show. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Ball In The House, classic R&B and Motown to contemporary pop, a show for the entire family, $12 to $18. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. theaterofawesome.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Shane McNear, Silver Street Tavern, 2 Silver St., Waterville. silverstreettavern.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Superfrog, Funky time, $5, 21-plus. Inn on the Blues, 7 Ocean Ave., York Beach. innontheblues.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Riverside Ringers, directed by Gail Kelly, will perform Bells on Broadway, a program of show tunes both classic and pop. Free. Skowhegan Federated Church, Skowhegan. 474-3002. 3 p.m. June 1. 

• Lectures and workshops

“Why Chomsky Matters,” lecture by Richard Ogle, Ph.D., who studied under Chomsky at MIT, on Chomsky’s ideas and their current relevance. All welcome. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St, Camden. librarycamden.org. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Writing Workshop, come and write. Bring a laptop, pen or pencil, some paper. We will write individually on a theme, you may read your writing out loud or not. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road, York. 363-2818. 5-6:45 p.m. Thursday.

Massage for Couples: Part Two, discover in-depth techniques with board-certified osteopathic physician Dr. Stephen Bergman. $25, $30. Freeport Middle School, 19 Kendall Lane, Freeport. freeport.maineadulted.org. 6 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

 

• Outdoors

Sundays on the Boulevard, Baxter Boulevard by Payson Park will be closed every Sunday this summer. trails.org. 11 a.m. Sunday.

Guided Fly-Fishing Retreats at Maine Huts & Trails, for beginner to advanced anglers at Grand Falls Hut. $372 for members and $392 for nonmembers. Youth 17 years of age and younger receive a discount. Maine Huts & Trails, 496 Main St., Kingfield. mainehuts.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Volunteer Trails Day, help is needed to construct low bridge over a section of trail on the east side. Meet at the shop and bring a friend to help. Bradbury Mountain State, 528 Hallowell Road, Pownal. bradburymountain.com. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Archery with Bryant Pond 4-H Shooting Sports, certified archery instructors will have equipment & targets. Maine Wildlife Park, 56 Game Farm Road, Gray. maine.gov. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Center for Wildlife’s Volunteer Workday, help clean enclosures and add trees. Free. Center for Wildlife, 385 Mountain Road, Cape Neddick. yorkcenterforwildlife.org. 1-4 p.m. Saturday. 

• Special Events

“Old Kennebec-Skowhegan’s First Highway,” grand opening of new exhibit room and first featured exhibit, about Kennebec River log drives. Free. Skowhegan History House Museum and Research Center, 66 Elm St., Skowhegan. skowheganhistoryhouse.org. 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Yarmouth Community Yard Sale, $25 for a seller spot with a table, $15 with no table. Yarmouth Community Services, 200 Main St., Yarmouth. 846-2406. 8-11 a.m. Saturday.

USM School of Music Creative Arts Therapy Conference, registration fee $35 for professionals, caregivers and general public, $25 for students. Corthell Concert Hall, University of Southern Maine, 13 University Way, Gorham. 780-5555. 9 a.m. Saturday.

5K race/walk and Kids’ Fun Run at Pine Grove School, benefits scholarship fund. $20. Pine Grove School, 32 Foreside Road, Falmouth. pinegrove5k.eventbrite.com. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Sunday to Sundae Trot for Teens 5K, postrace ice cream sundaes and L.L. Bean kayak raffle. $20. Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., Freeport. rsu5-rce.org. 9 a.m. June 1.

Holocaust & Human Rights Center Annual Meeting to feature presentation of the first Gerda Haas Award for Excellence in Human Rights Education and Leadership. $40. Main Dining Room at Bates College, 136 Central Ave., Lewiston. 621-3530. 12-2 p.m. June 1. 

• Theater

“Stigmata: A Tragedy in Three Acts,” a 16th-century Italian nun struggles to keep her sexuality and her ambition alive in an environment of brutal religious repression. $5 suggested donation. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Grease,” appropriate for older children, teens and adults. $39-79. Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St., Ogunquit. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 2 p.m. June 1.

“You Can’t Take It With You,” Kaufman and Hart’s classic comic play examines the struggle between the American dream and the heart’s desires; traditions vs. liberties. $20. City Theater, 205 Main St., Biddeford. CityTheater.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 students. The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Why Do Fools Fall in Love?,” musical comedy featuring smash pop-hits from the 1960s such as “My Boy Lollipop,” “I Will Follow Him” and “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me.” $21 in advance, $23 day of show. Lakewood Theater, 76 Theater Road, Madison. lakewoodtheater.org. 4 p.m. Sunday; 2 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

“SHOUT! The Mod Musical,” a nostalgic nod to London’s Swinging Sixties. $15. RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St., Rangeley. 864-2963. 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

“Grey Gardens: The Musical,” Thursdays are pay-what-you-can for Tony-Award winning musical. $15,$20. Madhorse Theater at The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. June 1.

Dramatic Repertory Company presents “Equivocation” by Bill Cain, a romp through imagined history in London, $10-$20. Portland Ballet Studio Theater, 517 Forest Ave., Portland. dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. June 1.

“August: Osage County,” $15 adults, $12 youth and seniors. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. operahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 2 p.m. June 1.

“Lennonism,” donation. East Madison Square Garden, Tupper Road, Madison. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 

• Tours

Historical Walking Tour of Portland. $10. Leaves from Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland. mainehistory.org. 1:30 p.m. June 1.