Brian Daniels

2 p.m. Tuesday. Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., free. www.auburn.lib.me.us

You’ll hear him sing, play guitar and perform funny songs. Author Brian Daniels will also share from his humorous book “Thoughts of an Average Joe.”

Alba’s Edge

7:30 p.m. Sunday. Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland.,$10. albasedge.com

You’ll hear Celtic, jazz and Latin American influences all woven into the music of Alba’s Edge. The quartet is getting ready to record their debut record and here’s a chance to hear the songs before the rest of the world.

Ironclads: Naval Ballads of Iron Warships of the Civil War

2:30 p.m. Saturday, Washburn Norlands Living History Center, 260 Norlands Road, Livermore, $6, $3 for 12 and under, www.norlands.org/

Spend an afternoon with Dr. Stephen N. Sanfilippo, who will play tunes with guitar and banjo. He’ll introduce the songs with historical context and audience participation will be encouraged.

Pumpkin Hayrides

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October. Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, $6 (includes pumpkin), wolfesneckfarm.org/pumpkin-hayrides

Hitch a ride in Freeport as you sit among the hay behind a tractor and think about the kind of pumpkin you hope to find. This is a kid-centric adventure for sure.

Music Medley Inspired by Maine Coyotes

7 p.m. Tuesday, University of New England Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, free, une.edu/artgallery.

Celebrate the Maine coyote with a musical medley of original songs inspired by lives of them. The tunes were created by composer, songwriter and musician Elizabeth Starr with the Montsweag Musicians. You’ll also hear poetry and prose and can view the “Coyote Connections” art exhibit with works by 32 Maine artists.