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Singer-songwriter John McCutcheon performs Sunday in Boothbay Harbor.

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The roots rock outfit the Black Lillies has two shows in Maine this week: Wednesday in Boothbay Harbor and Friday in Ogunquit.

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Carol Noonan, singer-songwriter, Mountain Top Music benefit, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $33. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Black Lillies, roots rock, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $20 advance, $23 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Great Western Plain and The Rattlesnakes, 7-inch release show, Mr. Neet opens, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $5. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

David Wax Museum, Mexican folk/American roots, Strand Theatre, Rockland, free. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Ten Strings and a Goat String, Acadian and Irish, Stratton Community Building, $15. 246-2300. 7 p.m. Friday.

2013 Summer Concert Series, Amy Allen, Endless Interstate, and Pete Kilpatrick, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, bluegrass, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Cheryl Wheeler, singer-songwriter, Seth Glier opens, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $32.50 advance, $35.50 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The James Hunter Six, R&B, Asylum, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Beatles for Sale, Beatles tribute show, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $18 to $22. deertreestheatre.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Strafford Wind Symphony, Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Gabriel Alegria, Afro-Peruvian sextet, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $17 advance, $22 door, $10 students. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Waltzing for Dreamers, The Grand Slambovians, free music series, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. July 7.

The Nutopians, eight-piece ensemble plays the music of John Lennon, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $25 advance, $28 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. July 7.

Mitch Alden Duo, Portland Lobster Company. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon July 7.

Evergreen, bluegrass, old-time country and swing, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. July 7. 

Special Events

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

Annual family sand sculpture competition, Ocean Park, Old Orchard Beach. www.oceanpark.org. 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

237th anniversary of The Declaration of Independence, reading and living history demonstration by Don Loprieno, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor. friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org. 2 p.m. Thursday through July 20.

Third Annual Chebeague Chebang, live music featuring Lyly Divinsky and The Model Airplane, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Dominic Lavoie, North of Nashville and Joe Gallant, local artists, yard games, dunk tank and fireworks. Chebeague Island Inn, $25. chebeaguechebang.com. 4 to 10 p.m. Friday. Free ferry departs at 3 p.m. from Portland Water Taxi dock.

Maine painter Dahlov Ipcar, signing copies of "Circle Paintings" calendar, Georgetown Historical Society. 371-9200. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. 


"Thoroughly Modern Millie," musical comedy about small town girl who heads to New York City to start a new life, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," musical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $16 to $18. schoolhousearts.org. 5 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. July 7.

PortFringe 2013, theater festival featuring collaborations among actors, dancers, filmmakers and musicians, Geno's Rock Club, Space Gallery, Portland Stage Company Studio Theater and Portland Stage Company storefront, Portland. portfringe.com. Sunday.

"La Fille at Tess' Market," biography, history and fantasy written and directed by Al Miller, The Theater Project, Brunswick, pay what you can. theaterproject.com. 2 p.m. June 30.

"Les Miserables," Broadway musical, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick, $52 to $59. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. July 7. Runs through July 13.

"Deathtrap," comedy, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland, $15. lyricmusictheater.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

"Who?", one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with an a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 28.

Maine Stage Shakespeare Live, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

"Chicago," musical, Arundel Barn Playhouse, Arundel, $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Friday through July 7. Runs through July 14.

"The Hound of the Baskervilles," Sherlock Holmes spoof, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10 to $25. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Spamalot," musical comedy, Boothbay Playhouse, $17 to $23. boothbayplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. July 7. Runs through July 13.

Theater at Monmouth presents "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Aug. 16.

Theater at Monmouth presents "The Velveteen Rabbit," family show, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $15. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Aug. 15.


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“Up to the Lighthouse” by landscape painter Kevin Beers, from “Monhegan Island,” the exhibition of his work continuing through July 27 at Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor. A reception for Beers and fellow exhibitor Tim Christensen, a ceramic artist, will be held at 5 p.m. Friday.

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