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Ball in the House, an award-winning a cappella group, will perform at The Freeport Theater of Awesome on Saturday.

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Asylum, Portland, $16 advance, $19 at the door, 18-plus. Kenya Hall Band opens, 9 p.m. Friday.

Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection, Route 27, Arts, Stratton, $15. 264-2300. 7 p.m. Friday.

Anders and Kendall, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8 advance, $10 at the door. With Wesley and Leslie, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Toussaint St. Negritude, jazz and poetry, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, $7. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Isobell, CD release show for "Sea Spells," Space, Portland, $8, 18-plus. With Olas and The Reverie Machine, 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Hope Hoffman and Larry Burkett, original tunes and traditional Maine music, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, $10, $25 per family. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Brother Sun, folk harmony trio with guitar and keyboard, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $18 advance, $20 at the door. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dave Douglas Quintet, trumpeter with saxophone, piano, drums and bass, presented by Dimensions in Jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $15 advance; $20 at the door; $15 seniors; $10 students. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Joe Walsh, Darol Anger, Grant Gordy and Karl Doty, string music with fiddle, mandolin, guitar and bass, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22 advance, $27 at the door. onelongfellow 8 p.m. Saturday.

Christina Martin, Canadian singer-songwriter, Crow Town Gallery, Lubec, $15. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Ball in the House, award-winning a cappella group performs songs from the '70s to the '90s, The Freeport Theater of Awesome, $19 advance, $21 at the door. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

New Gloucester Village Coffee House, First Congregational Church, New Gloucester, $10, $5 seniors. 926-3260. Jazmin Derice, Peter Eberhardt and Alex Adams, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Zemya, world a cappella ensemble, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10 advance, $12 at the door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Stone Mountain Live with Heather Masse & Jed Wilson, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $50. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Special Events

Yo-Yo People, John and Rebecca Higby performance of high-energy comedy yo-yo, hula hoop and unicycle, The Freeport Theater of Awesome, $14 advance, $16 at the door. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Fort Andross Summer Antique Show, Brunswick, $3. 725-2855. More than 50 dealers from across New England, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

HD Dance Series: Mahler's 3rd Symphony, captured live on April 18 at the Opera de Paris, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15, $10 students. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Dudefest 2013, screening of the Coen brothers' "The Big Lebowski" with costume contest, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $8. 8 p.m. Friday.

"In the Blood," multi-media presentation on Maine's legendary lumbermen and river drivers with live score performed by Summer McKane and Joshua Robbins, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $15. 7 p.m. Friday.

Wyoming "Masts" Dedication and Open House, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. Demos, re-enactors, children's crafts, tours, boat cruises and music by Schooner Fare, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

A Visit to the Cemeteries of Peaks Island, meet in front of the general store on the island. Pond Grove, Ye Olde Trott Burial Ground and Brackett Cemetery, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

ReFresh, women's style event with makeup and gear consultants, and cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, $25. Music by Max Ater Trio. 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

12th annual Goth Fly a Kite, Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth, free. Bring kites, picnic gear, kickball shoes. Noon until late afternoon Saturday.

Heritage Tea, co-sponsored by the Bloomfield Garden Club and Skowhegan History House Museum & Research Center, Skowhegan History House, free. Music by Foxwell & Friends, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Spring to Summer, art extravaganza with three bands, light show, art exhibit, circus performances and more, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor, free. 288-5015. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

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