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"Finish Lines," clay by Adriane Herman, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Aug. 10. Artist reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

"Through the Trees," paintings by Jane Dahmen, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Thursday through Aug. 17. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Small Kingdom," small-scale sculptures of animals by Carole Hanson, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through Aug. 17. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Window. Water. House. Paint," Rae Ingwerson, Julia Einstein, G. Bud Swenson and Tim Dowling, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. Wednesday through Aug. 18. Opening reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

"Surf & Turf," seascapes, landscapes, sculpture, jewelry and more, created on the coast of Maine, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Through Aug. 17. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. 


Friends of Rockport Public Library Book Sale, Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport. 236-3642. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Ninth Annual Victorian Tea, music by harpist Jane Wilcox Hively, benefits restoration fund, Parsonfield Seminary, $15 advance, $20 day of, 12 and under $5. 793-8825. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Gathering Gala, cocktails, silent and live auction, dinner, music and dancing, benefits Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor Club, $150. 288-3519. 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Bark in the Park, pregame parade for pups and people led by Slugger, benefits Maine Medical Center Therapy Dog Program, Hadlock Field, Portland, $8, dogs must have tickets. 347-8606. 6:15 p.m. Friday.

Third Annual Cocktail Lawn Party, live music by The British Yankee Band, benefits Marginal Way Preservation Fund, Hindmarsh Home, Ogunquit, $100, reservations required. marginalwayfund.org. 4 to 7 p.m. July 21. 

Books and Authors

Katherine Silva, author of "Aequitas," Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Carolyn Locke, author of "Not One Thing: Following Matsuo Basho's Narrow Road to the Interior," Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Carl Little and David Little, author and artist of "The Art of Katahdin," Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Sam Halpern, author of "A Far Piece to Canaan," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Tess Gerritsen, author of several thrillers, Falmouth Memorial Library, free ticket required. 781-2351. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Mary Elizabeth Nordstrom, author of "Unlaundered Cache and Other Poems," introduced by Robert Schumann's brief piano work, "Der Dichter Spricht," River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Noon Friday.

Dahlov Ipcar, author and Illustrator of many children's books, Portland Museum of Art. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Jen Wixson, author of "Peas, Beans & Corn," Nonesuch Books, Biddeford. nonesuchbooks.com. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Mark Scott Ricketts, author of "A Flatlander's Guide to Maine," Sherman's Bookstore, Boothbay Harbor. 633-7262. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Michael Macomber, editor of "The Red Sox and Philosophy," Macomber will be joined by other authors to share their philosophical perspectives on Red Sox Nation, Elements Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. 710-2011. 6 p.m. July 21. 

Classical Music

International Music Arts Institute presents 2013 Chamber Music Festival, Bion Cram Library, Fryeburg, $10 to $15. imaifestival.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15 to $30. kneisel.org. Program Four: Works by Beethoven, Debussy, Carter and Rachmaninoff, 4 p.m. Monday; Program Five: Works by Brahms, Martinu and Schubert, 7:30 p.m. Friday and July 21. Runs through Aug. 25.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Sonatas Concert, music by Bach, Tchaikovsky and Saint-Saens, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Portland String Quartet, works by Haydn, Mozart and Tchaikovsky, with guest pianist Laura Kargul, St. Joseph's College, Viola George Auditorium, Standish, $10. larksociety.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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