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“Voyeur,” inspired by Edward Hopper paintings, will be presented by Bridgman l Packer Dance at the Bates Dance Festival on Friday and Saturday.

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Fenix Theatre Co. presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” for free in Portland’s Deering Oaks Thursday through Saturday until Aug. 10.

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Editor's Note: To submit items for Calendar, send mail to GO at Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, One City Center, Portland, ME 04101, or send email to go@pressherald.com or a fax to 791-6920. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. For information, call 791-6455.

Eliot Antique Tractor & Engine Show, music, crafts, antique vendors, kids barrel tractor rides, engine demos and more, Raitt Homestead Farm, Eliot, $6, 12 and under free. raittfarmmuseum.org. Sunday.

10th annual Mackworth Island Show & Shine, car show with DJ, food and awards, open to all types of show cars, benefits the Foundation for Maine's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children. Gov. Baxter School for the Deaf, Falmouth; $5, $2 for ages 6 to 12, free for kids under 6. 781-4904. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

A Walk Down Maine Street's Past, walking tour with Dick Snow, presented by the Pejepscot Historical Society, Joshua Chamberlain House, Brunswick; $3 advance, $5 door. 729-6606. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Met Opera Summer Encore Series, "Il Barbiere di Siviglian," Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center). 935-9232. $18 adults, $15 seniors (65-plus) and $10 students, "Il Barbiere di Siviglian," 7 to 10 p.m Wednesday.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, Primo Cubano (Cuban and Latin music), Royal River Park, free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Tate House Architectural Tour, from the cellar to the attic of an 18th-century timber frame house, Tate House Museum, Portland, $12, $10 seniors, $6 for 6 to 12 years. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

The Moscow Magic & Comedy Show, starring Vladimir Zinczenko, illusions, comedy, juggling, The Freeport Theater of Awesome, $22. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Lammas Celestial Poetry Evening, a night of poetry, stories and music celebrating life and the universe, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, admission by donation. usm.maine.edu/planet. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Annual Open House and Mill Tours, Bartlettyarns wool mill, Harmony, free. www.bartlettyarns.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.

Wagon Ride to the Past History Tours, Wolfe's Neck Farm, Freeport; $8 to $14, free for kids 2 and under, wolfesneckfarm.org. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

24th annual Auto Show and Par Sem Day, breakfast, raffles, penny auction, yard sale, games, music, lunches, craft vendors, car show, Parsonfield Seminary. 793-2384. 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

"Back to the Past," old-time sawmilling, homestead tours, music, exhibitors, kids' activities and food, Scribner's Mill, Harrison, $6, 12 and under free. 583-6455. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.


Theater at Monmouth presents "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $30, $25 seniors, $20 students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday. Through Aug. 16.

Theater at Monmouth presents "The Taming of the Shrew," Shakespeare comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 18.

"The 39 Steps," fast-paced comedic sendup and homage to thrillers and film noir based on the Hitchcock film, Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10 advance, $15 door. fcponline.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"The Music Man," Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $18, $16 seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 5 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"The Spitfire Grill," musical drama, Northport Music Theater, $20 to $25. northportmusic theater.com. 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

"9 to 5: The Musical," musical comedy based on the movie, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. citytheater.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Heartwood Theater presents "The Legend of Jim Cullen," original production with music based on a legend from Northern Maine, set in 1873, Lincoln Academy, Parker B. Poe Theater, Newcastle, $12 to $20. heartwoodtheater.org. 3 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

Bath Shakespeare Festival presents "Twelfth Night," Bath Library Park, $5 to $15. bathshakespeare.org. 7 p.m. Sunday and Saturday.

"Gypsy," musical, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick, $43 to $51. msmt.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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