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The country, swing and bluegrass stylings of the Carper Family Band can be heard at the Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath on Saturday.

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Summer Outdoor Concert Series, Forget, Forget, pop rock, indie, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Brian Patricks, singer-storyteller, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert, Leaky Boots Jug Band and Scott Ryan, Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast, free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Maine, rock, with A Rocket to the Moon, This Century and Brighten, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door, all ages. statetheatreportland.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Zacy Deputy: Storyteller Show, soul singer and guitarist, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. standardissue.me. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Forget Forget, pop rock, indie, with This Old Ghost & KG Freeze, Big Easy, Portland, $7. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Kirtan Concert, Durga Das (David Newman), chant artist and sacred musician, Portland New Church, $25 advance, $30 door. theportlandchurch.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Dan Blakeslee and The Calabash Club, with Old Soul and Plains, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Maine St. Andrew's Pipes and Drums, bagpipes and drum, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor, free. 677-2423. 2 p.m. Saturday.

Texarkana, with Spaniards/Skeletons in the Piano, Big Easy, Portland, $5. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Andrew Thomas, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Aaron Carter, pop, Dean Ford opens, Asylum, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door, all ages. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Round Mountain, folk, The Frontier, Brunswick, $10 advance, $12 door. explorefrontier.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, All Together Now, Beatles tribute band, Wells Harbor Community Park, Wells. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Carper Family Band, country, swing and bluegrass, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $12 advance, $15 door. chocolatechurch.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

John McCutcheon, folk, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $18 advance, $22 door, $12 children. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. June 30.

Centennial Brass Band, 19th-century music, St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, Portland, $6. 774-8740, Ext. 3. 7 p.m. June 30.


Special Events

Joyce Butler book-launch celebration, author of "Kennebunkport : The Evolution of an American Town," reception includes remarks by the author and a Champagne toast, Louis T. Graves Library, Kennebunkport, $25. www.graveslibrary.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Tardy Brothers, comedy and juggling, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $15 advance, $18 door. awesometheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

3rd annual Piscataquis Cruise-In, antique, unique, classic and cool cars, Fairview Avenue Baseball Field, Dover-Foxcroft, $3, 12 and under free. 564-8739. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Met Opera Summer Encore Series, Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $10 to $18. 935-9232. "Carmen," 7 to 10 p.m Tuesday; "Il Trovatore," 7 to 9:45 p.m Wednesday.

Paris Opera Ballet in HD: "La Sylphide," romantic ballet with Aurelie Dupont and Mathieu Ganio, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $10 to $15. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Great Small Works International Toy Theater Festival Traveling Show, international puppet show, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10 to $12. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Thursday Night Cruise Night, show off your car or truck, The Landmark, Turner. landmarkturner.com. 5 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Time Convention, excursions to the ancient world, black-hole programs and time-travel literature symposium, University of Southern Maine, Southworth Planetarium, Portland, $6. 780-7249. 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday.

AudioBody, high-tech family show, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $15 to $25. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 28; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Maine People's Alliance Rising Tide awards dinner, keynote speaker is writer, activist and TV commentator Sally Kohn, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $30. mainepeoplesalliance.org. 6 p.m. Friday.

Maine Home + Design English Garden Party and Home Tour, English garden party, tea and home tour at a private English Tudor-style estate with performers, Garrison Field, Cape Elizabeth, $25. fortwilliams.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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