Thursday, April 17, 2014
“Big & Small,” show of original paintings by Maine Women in the Arts, Masonic Hall, Kennebunkport. mainewomenarts.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
“Piece Work” 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, recent work by 30 artists, through Jan. 5; “9 Walks,” nine video projections by Amy Stacey Curtis on the theme of a walk in the woods, through Jan. 5; “Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA grad, through Dec. 8; “Winslow Homer’s Civil War,” wood engravings and prints, through Dec. 8, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org
“America’s Maine,” paintings of people and places of the Maine coast, gathered by America Martin, Ross Richardson and Rachel Elias, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhill gallery.com. Through Tuesday.
Alix Bacon, George Bayliss and Laura Hart, 31st annual showing of artist-made prints, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through Oct. 15.
Henry Isaacs, new work, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through Oct. 26.
“All Creatures Great and Small II,” group show on the subject of animals, in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Humane Society. Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlow gallery.org. Through Oct. 26.
“Boats and Harbors,” oil paintings by Brad Betts, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart .com. Through Nov. 2.
“Haunting of the Harbor,” precious metals bathed in acid by Brian Mark, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. harborsquaregallery.com. Friday through Oct. 31.
“Garde Addendum,” paintings and prints by Harold Garde, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Oct. 25.
“Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons,” collection of works by the children’s book illustrator, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portlandlibrary.com. Through Oct. 25.
“The Lunder Collection,” 19th- and 20th-century art; “Spaces and Places,” Chinese art; and “American Weathervanes,” weathervanes from the late 19th century, through June 8; “Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; and “Process & Place,” exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/museum
“Every Picture Tells a Story,” N.C. Wyeth illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum, through Dec. 29; “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals,” through Jan. 5; “American Treasures: Small Treasures,” through Dec. 29; “American Treasures: Other Voices,” through Feb. 2; “American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” through Feb. 2, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org
“Tell Me a Story: About Maine,” works by 14 artists who have illustrated children’s books about Maine, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. usm.maine.edu/atriumgallery. Through Nov. 23.
“Murmurations,” experimental drawings by Mark Kelly, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Oct. 13.
"OK Back OK,” sculpture, drawings and prints by Jeff Badger, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Oct. 26.
“So Emotional,” prints and drawings by Eric Hou, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Nov. 30.
“A Community Collects,” selections by Henry Strater, Sean Beavers, John Laurent, Hal Carney and others from the York Hospital Collection; “Charles and Marcia: The Woodburys in Holland”; and “Emerging Artists 2013,” New England artists from traditional to experimental media, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquit museum.org. Through Oct. 31.
“Seacoast Moderns,” group show, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Tuesday through Oct. 28.
“That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Dec. 1.
“Beyond the Horizon,” exploring the horizon and what lies beyond through landscapes and abstracts by Rachel Smith Maher and David Maher, Bard Coffee, Portland. bardcoffee.com. Through Oct. 31.
Frederick Lynch and William Manning, relief sculptures and paintings, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Saturday.
“For Pastels Only,” Pastel Painters of Maine 14th international juried exhibition, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Oct. 19.
Jane Davis Doggett, Maine waterscapes and iconochromes, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Through Oct. 13.
“Places: Travel Journals,” painted, printed fiber, books and scrolls by Katherine Harman Harding, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org. Through Oct. 20.
“Same Voice/Different Song,” charcoal drawings on gessoed white paper and assemblages of clay objects by Lissa Hunter, Craft Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through Saturday.
“Steady Work,” contemporary sign painting with Spike Birmingham, Patrick Corrigan, Josh Luke, Kenjo Nakayama and Will Sears, through Oct. 19; and “NSFW,” room-sized diorama by Greta Bank, through Oct. 25, Space, Portland. space538.org
“Playing with Color and Texture,” ink paintings and watercolors by Hilary Bartlett, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through Oct. 15.
“Portals,” environmental art installations by seven artists, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through Nov. 27.
“Is This My Milk?” three artists who have recently experienced caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through Nov. 23.
“Water & Wood,” paintings by Carole Sloane; and “New Works,” paintings by John Santoro and Liz Hoag, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Oct. 19.
Anne Ireland and Susan Williams, new works, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through Nov. 18.
“Frenzied Felines,” cat portraits by Lori Rae Curole, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through Oct. 29.
“Wearable Art,” hats, jackets, scarves and jewelry in glass, precious metals and stone by Maine weavers, felters and jewelers, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery .com. Through Oct. 31.
“Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Artists,” eight pioneering women artists, Bowdoin College, Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through Dec. 22.
“Rhythm and Color,” whimsical paintings and caricatures by Dean Higgins, The Morgan Gallery, Kittery. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through Oct. 26.
John Vander, new paintings, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through Oct. 31.
“Art in Science,” glass artist Josh Simpson and painter Jane Runyeon, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Through Oct. 25.
“SpinOff on the Circle,” Kennebec Valley Art Association artists Justin BoisVert, Susanna Bryant, Amanda Chubbuck, Sheri Davis, Nicholas Hertler, Abigail Ranger and Micah Webbert, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through Nov. 1.
“Selections from Berenice Abbott’s ‘Portrait of Maine,’ ”; and “Redefining the Multiple:13 Japanese Printmakers,” Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu. Through Dec. 14.
“The Untold Story,” works by Paul Hannon, William Irvine, Ed Nadeau and John Neville, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthouse gallery.com. Through Oct. 20.
Merrimack River Painters, 11 women artists, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through Oct. 31.
“Scenes from Maine,” gallery artists in a variety of media, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboyd artgallery.com. Through Oct. 31.
“A Life Imagined,” paintings by Mary Bourke, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Oct. 26.
“Focus on Faculty: Photographers from MMW+C,” 23 Maine photographers who have taught at Maine Media Workshops & College, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. phopagallery.com. Through Nov. 16.
“Aerials: Views from Above,” aerial paintings by Philip Carlo Paratore, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Oct. 26.
Ellen Welch Granter and Janis H. Sanders, new original oils, Maine Art Shows, Kennebunk. maine-art .com. Through Oct. 14.
“Scenes from Cuba,” photographs by Susan Downing, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Through Oct. 31.
“Fallen Through the Cracks,” photographs by Lisa Crothers raising awareness about 14 million illiterate Americans, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through Oct. 31.
“Modern Mythology,” paintings, prints, photography, assemblage and digital works that blur the divide between painting and photography, by Maine Artist Collective artists, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Oct. 25.
“Unfolding Traces,” interactive sculpture, painting, installation and video, University of Maine, Charles Danforth Gallery, Augusta. uma.maine.edu. Through Friday.
“Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran,” photography and video installation, University of Southern Maine, Art Gallery, Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through Dec. 8.
Nancy Freeman, paintings and prints, The Gallery at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. (888) 777-1077. Through Oct. 20.
“Drawing Matters,” Amy Stacey Curtis, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Nov. 2.
Jeff Epstein, paintings exploring the intersection of the natural and man-made worlds, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. arthousepicture frames.com. Through Nov. 30.
Tom Baril, Eleanor Miller, Riv Pyne and Andy Rosen, photographs, paintings and sculpture, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. susan maaschfineart.com. Through Oct. 26.
“Sticks, Stones and Bones,” group show of art from found materials, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhus gallery.com. Through Oct. 27.
“CREATE II,” second annual continuing studies student exhibition at Maine College of Art, more than 40 artists working in a variety of media, Maine College of Art, Porteous Building, Portland. meca.edu. Through Oct. 17.
“On Finding Home,” figures carved from wood and finished with painted surfaces by Sachiko Akitama, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 4.
“Three Graces for Environmental Awareness,” photographic project by Ann Tracy, Akari, Portland. 772-9060. Through Oct. 31.
“Along the Maine Coast,” acrylic paintings by Diane Noble, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Nov. 4.
“Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference,” selected works by 20 contemporary Maine artists who have been featured in Hawk & Handsaw, the journal of creative sustainability published by Unity College, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Dec. 1.
“Vittles,” six Maine artists celebrate food, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through Oct. 26.
“Something Small under the Blankets,” 4-inch-square editioned prints and monprints by 13 artists from central Maine, Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. 582-2108. Through Oct. 26.
“To the Ends of the Earth and Back,” historical overviewof polar exploration and the process of globalization as depicted in maps, charts, books and artifacts, University of Southern Maine, Osher Map Library, Portland. 780-4850. Through Feb. 27.
Michael Shaughnessy, “3.2.7,” sculpture, Unity College Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery, Unity. 948-9239. Through Nov. 1.
“Things Seen III,” Kathleen Boldt drawings, collages and gouache paintings, Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery. topshamlibrary.org. Through Oct. 31.
“Circo El Salvador,” images of circus families by Steven Laxton, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport. mainemedia.edu/gallery. Through Nov. 16.
From Shore to Shore: Select American and European Coastal Paintings,” 19th- and 20th-century paintings and new works by contemporary New England artists, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through Oct. 31.
• ART OPENINGS
“The Wonderful World of Oz,” exhibition drawn from the world’s most comprehensive collection of Oz materials, which is based in Maine; Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through March. Opening reception, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Kingfield Friday Artwalk. 939-6518. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Unite Against Bullying Walk, Run or Roll and Family Fun Day, Thornton Academy, Saco. uniteagainstbullying me.org. 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.
3rd annual Team Hope Walk for Huntington’s Disease, Down East Sunrise Trail, Ellsworth. hdsa.org. Walk, fun run and bike ride, 10 a.m. Sunday.
Natural Resources Council of Maine presents Rachel’s Run and Kids Run, all proceeds go to reduce toxic pollution in Maine, Capitol Park, Augusta. nrcm.kintera.org/run. 8 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Annual Fall Book Sale, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. Thousands of books at terrific prices, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Marginal Way Preservation Fund fundraising dinner, Katie’s Cafe on Shore Road, Ogunquit, $100. marginalwayfund.org. Five-course meal with selected wines. Reception at 6 p.m., wine dinner at 6:45 p.m. Friday.
Camp Kita Memorial Kite Flight, benefit for a place for children of suicide to connect and learn to deal with the pain of losing a parent to suicide, Wells Beach, $25, donation to sponsor a kite. campkita .eventbrite.com. 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13.
Bug Light 5K, Bug Light Park, South Portland, benefit for South Portland Land Trust and South Portland Historical Society, $15 advance, $20 day of. www.buglight5k.com/. 9 a.m. Oct. 13.
• BOOKS AND AUTHORS
Dana Pearson, author of “Two Birds,” Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.
James Nelson, author of “Fin Gall,” Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. maineirish.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Cathie Pelletier, author of “The One-Way Bridge,” Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Susan Poulin, author of “Finding Your Inner Moose,” Raymond Village Library. 655-4283. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Robin Lloyd, author of “Rough Passage to London: A Sea Captain’s Tale,” Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Thursday.
David Little, artist and author of “Art of Katahdin,” Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. skidompha.org. 10 a.m. Thursday.
Lyn Sudlow, author of “A Vast Army of Women: Maine’s Uncounted Forces in the American Civil War,” Hiram Historical Society. 625-4762. 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops! music of George Gershwin and Cole Porter, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $25-$75. porttix.com. With guests Mike Eldred and Jennifer Hope Wills, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Trio les Amis, Bates College Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, free, tickets required. triolesamis.eventbrite.com. Piano trio plays chamber music by Debussy, Poulenc and Faure, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Noonday Concerts, presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music, Wren Saunders, bassoon; George Lopez, piano. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Pianist Laura Kargul, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, $15 advance, $18 door. ogunquit.org/shop.php. Program of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, 8 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Rossini Club, concert series, “A Look into the Future: Promising Local Students,” Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $10, $5 seniors, students free. rossini club.org. Works by Dancla, Viotti, Massenet, Kreisler and Liszt, 3 p.m. Oct. 13.
DaPonte String Quartet Leaf Peeper Concert, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25. daponte.org. Works by Thompson, Long, Purcell and Beethoven, 5 p.m. Oct. 13.
Running With Scissors Live Improv Comedy Show, Sunset Bar and Grille, Westbrook, $10. 854-9463. Audience suggestions create a one-of-a-kind show, 8 p.m. Saturday.
Emerging Dance Concert, University of Maine Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, Free. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
“The Little Mermaid,” lush scenery, fanciful costumes and intricate dance steps set to the music of Ravel and Saint-Sains with more than 40 Maine State Ballet dancers, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth, $15-$20. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Oct. 13.
Folk Dance Brunswick, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $8, $5 students and seniors. 200-7577. World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, northern Europe and around the globe, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Fryeburg Fair, Maine’s largest agricultural fair with harness racing, nightly entertainment and midway, museum and exhibits, Fryeburg Fairgrounds, $10. fryeburgfair.com. Sunday.
Harry’s Harvest Ball, cannabis celebration featuring live music, Harry Brown’s Farm, Starks, $50. harryshill .net. Sunday.
Swine and Stein Octoberfest, Water Street, Gardiner. gardinermain street.org. Local food, beer, music, chicken fling competition, frozen T-shirt contest and more. Saturday.
Fall Festival, Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Livermore. norlands.org. Crafts, wagon rides, nature walks, games, apple activities and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Designing Women Fine Craft Show, benefit for New Hope for Women, First Congregational Church, Camden, $2. designingwomen.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Global Lens Film Series, Bates College Olin Arts Center, Lewiston. bates.edu. “La Vida Se Mata,” Chile 2007, 7:30 p.m. Monday.
“Girl Rising,” stories of nine courageous girls who have overcome tremendous hardships – gender violence, early marriage, trafficking, bonded labor and discrimination – to pursue their dreams of education and a better life, State Theatre, Portland, free. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
“The Place Beyond the Pines,” York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. Crime drama with Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper. Rated R. 3 p.m. Oct. 13.
• FOOD AND DRINK
Cider Sunday, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. Press cider and enjoy the sweet fruits of your labors, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 13.
Harvest Supper, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $15, $8 children under 10. 766-5514. Pot roast, fall vegetables, breads, desserts and cider, 5:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday.
• FOR CHILDREN
“Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend,” Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston, $17 to $54. thecolisee.com. 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
“Play Me A Story,” interactive theater performance and workshop for ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company, $15. portlandstage.org. “Enchanted Adventures,” 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players, family music, Camden Opera House, $12, $8 for under 16. camdenoperahouse.com. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., indie-pop, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $18 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Sunday.
Maine Ole’ Opry Show and Induction, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls, $8 door. 490-1232. Music from Allen Tradition and many others, 1 p.m. Sunday.
Rory Block, acoustic blues, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $25. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Weird Al Yankovic, State Theatre, Portland, $30 to $50, reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Monday.
Bela Fleck’s Banjo Summit, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $100. stonemountainartscenter .com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Flux Pavilion, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. statetheatreportland.com. With Cookie Monsta and Brown and Gammon, 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Local Music Series, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. gathermaine.com. High Spirits, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Bonnie “Prince” Billy, indie-rock, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Arborea opens, 8 p.m. Thursday.
Nesey Gallons with Liza Victoria and Jeff Beam, alternative rock, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Acoustic Open Mic with Lauryn Hottinger, The Hive, Kennebunk, $3. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
October Music Series, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Bob White, 6 p.m. Thursday.
Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, First Universalist Church of Auburn, Auburn, free. auburnuu.org. Music and poetry, 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Celtic Fiddle Festival, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $30 advance, $35 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Kevin Burke, Christine Lemaitre and Andre Brunet, 8 p.m. Friday.
Ed Roland and The Sweet Tea Project, singer from Collective Soul, Asylum, Portland, $19 advance, $22 door, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Vanessa Carlton, singer-songwriter, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door, $40 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. With Patrick Sweany, 8 p.m. Friday.
Barn Burner with Matuto, Brazilian bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $16. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
North of Nashville, Americana and country duo, The Frontier, Brunswick, $8 advance, $10 door. explorefrontier.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Music with a Mission Concert Series, Jonathan Edwards, proceeds benefit local nonprofits, North Windham Union Church, $25 advance, $30 door. mwamconcerts.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
Kyle Hardy Jazz Trio, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. Jazz standards and improvisations with tenor sax, drums and bass, 8 p.m. Friday.
The Hive Jazz Series with Pastel Sound Explosion, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Catie Curtis with Meg Hutchinson, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $22.50 advance, $25.50 door. jonathans restaurant.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
The Fred Eaglesmith Travelling Steam Show, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Conspirator, electronic dance music, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Hank Williams Jr., country, Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, $33.75 to $69.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. 7:30 p..m Saturday.
Dimensions in Jazz presents Brian Adler’s “Helium Music Project,” percussionist with saxophonist, bassist and pianist, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Barbershop Concert, Watts Hall, Thomaston, $12, 18 and under free. 354-8908. With the Nor’easters and the Windjammers, 7 p.m. Saturday.
Shun Ng, fingerstyle guitarist and vocalist, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Namoli Brennet, singer-songwriter, First Parish Congregational Church, Yarmouth, free, donations appreciated. firstparishyarmouth.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
October Music Series, Solomon Mondrond, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.
John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donations welcome. localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13.
Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson, performing “Thick as a Brick 1 & 2,” State Theatre, Portland, $45 to $75, reserved seating. statetheatre portland.com. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13.
Suede, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $30 adv to $34 dos. jonathans restaurant.com. With pianist Fred Boyle and bassist Rich Hill, 8 p.m. Oct. 13.
Gordon Bok, 12 and under free, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $10, $5 students. concertsatjewett.com. Singer-songwriter with harpist Carol Rohl, 2 p.m. Oct. 13.
Bluegrass Music Association of Southern Maine Jam, unplugged stringed instruments, all levels of playing, American Legion Post 197, Westbrook, $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 13.
Beever McCain, electric guitar and vibraphone duo with vocals, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Oct. 13.
Josee Vachon, singer-songwriter performs traditional and contemporary Acadian folk music, University of Maine (Fox Auditorium), Fort Kent, $10. 834-7800. 2 p.m. Oct. 13.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour, Portland, $4 to $7, under 12 free. spiritsalive.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13.
Maine Forest & Logging Museum presents Living History Days, wagon rides, water powered saw mill, blacksmith shop, 20th Maine Civil War Encampment and more, Leonard’s Mills Historic Settlement, Bradley, $5 to $10. leonardsmills.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
“25 Years and Counting,” concert to celebrate WERU, Noel Paul Stookey, David Mallett, Tim Sample, Bill Schubeck, Heidi Dauh and Phil Norris, The Grand, Ellsworth, $12 to $27, $50 for families. grandonline .org. 4 p.m. Sunday.
Friends of Evergreen Historic Walking Tours, Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, $7. friendsofevergreen .org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“The Thinking Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillseum,” with Carl Dimow and members of the Casco Bay Tummlers Klezmer band, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland, donation. pilgrimagetotheheart.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.
“Blue Man Group,” theatrical show and concert, presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $45 to $70. portlandovations.org. 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Sex, Murder and Mayhem: The Adults Only Walking Tour of Saco, tour investigates murder, prostitution and other seamy activities that occurred in Saco, Saco Museum, $10 suggested donation. 283-3861, Ext. 113. 6:30 p.m. Friday.
“Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure,” more than half of his stunning paintings in high-definition glory on the big screen, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15, $10 students. rocklandstrand.com. 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13.
“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” musical about the musician’s life, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Through Oct. 20.
"Arsenic and Old Lace,” farcical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $14 to $16. schoolhouse arts.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.
Good Theater presents “Clybourne Park,” Bruce Norris’ play written in response to “A Raisin in the Sun,” St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $28. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 13. Through Oct. 27.
“VIII: A Musical Journey into the Mind of a King,” one-man musical period production with Kirk Simpson, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, $30 with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 7 p.m. Monday.
Susan Yankowitz’s “Night Sky,” a female astronomer, an opera singer and a teen foreign-language learner cooped up in a small New York apartment search for words to express their yearnings, frustrations and their love. University of Southern Maine Russell Hall, Gorham, $15, $11 seniors, $8 students. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13.
Theater at Monmouth presents Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” comic romp of disguise and devotion, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Oct. 13.