Friday, December 6, 2013
“Voyeur,” inspired by Edward Hopper paintings, will be presented by Bridgman l Packer Dance at the Bates Dance Festival on Friday and Saturday.
Arthur Fink photo
Fenix Theatre Co. presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” for free in Portland’s Deering Oaks Thursday through Saturday until Aug. 10.
Fenix Theatre Co. photo
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WBLM Rock Art Show and Sale, artwork created by rock stars, famous rock photographs, album artwork, gold records, concert posters, animation art and more, Asylum, Portland. portlandasylum.com. Noon to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Annual Popham Art Show, works by local fine art painters and photographers with woodcuts and fine crafts, Popham Chapel House, Phippsburg. 671-7237. 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 4.
"Four in Progress," works by Brian Braley, Jamie Ribisi-Braley, Bob Matus and Nancy Keenan Barron, Cushing Historical Society, Cushing. 588-6150. Sunday.
"Improvisations," paintings by William Crosby, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. harborsquaregallery.com. Sunday.
"The Thread That Connects," fiber-themed group show, Sunnyfield Studio Gallery, West Newfield. sunnyfieldstudio.com. Sunday.
Jaap Eduard Helder and Jody Johnstone, paintings and pottery, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Sunday.
"I Quit," by Jim Condron, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Sunday.
"Birds of Maine," paintings by Father Paul Plante, Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc. 864-3091. Through Tuesday.
"Spectrum," oil paintings by Jeanne O'Toole Hayman, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Through Tuesday.
"Summer Light," landscapes and seascapes by John Bowdren, William Hallett, Bobbi Heath, Sandi Ste. George and Neil Wyrick, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Through Wednesday.
Stephen Delaney, photographs, Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through Wednesday.
"Artistic Differences," group show featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture and more by Andrew Speed, Tim Higbee, Marc Cutonilli, Samuel Foote, Rachel Bingaman, Ava Avadon and others, PicassoWhat, Rockland. 593-8109. Through Wednesday.
"Coastal Maine & Inland New Hampshire by a Retired Engineer," works by Donald LaRochelle, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.com. Through Wednesday.
"Two If By Sea ...," water views and transportation unique to coastal Maine by James Rivoli, Francine Schrock and friends, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through Wednesday.
Summer Group Show, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through Wednesday.
"Fuzzy Allotropes 3: A Face is a Place," original pen-and-ink pages of the new "Asmwe" comic by Michael Connor, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Wednesday.
Diana Young, 20-year retrospective of gouache and egg tempura paintings, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through Wednesday.
"Il Mio Mondo," paintings by Robert Boiardi, Giggi Gatti and Laura Balombini, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through Wednesday.
"Views of the Maine Coast," watercolors and acrylics by Jean Kigel, Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. Through Wednesday.
"Roses, Romance and Roller Derby," solo exhibition by gallery owner Jonathan Frost of large roller derby paintings, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland. jonathanfrostgallery.com. Through Wednesday.
"Through the Lens," photography exhibit and competition, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. lyceumgallery.com. Through Friday.
"Archive Fever," retrospective exhibit celebrating the acts of making and collecting, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through Friday.
Sculpture by Tom Chapin, graphite drawings by Kate Beck and ink drawings by Ellen Golden, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Saturday.
"Figuratively Speaking," male and female photographic figure studies and dance photographs by Ann Tracy, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Saturday.
Peter Kemble, Rebecca Goodale, James Wolfe and Stephen Yusko, graphic works, book arts, steel sculpture and fabricated metalwork. Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through Saturday.
"Now You See It, Now You Don't," paintings by Anita Clearfield, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Aug. 5.
"Nature and Nurture," Kathleen Galligan and Russell Wray, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Through Aug. 6.
"Maine and America in the 20th Century," recent acquisitions of 20th-century American paintings and new works by contemporary New England artists, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through Aug. 9.
"Selected Works," eight area artists, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Through Aug. 9.
"Black White + Blue," photographs by John Goodman, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Through Aug. 10.
"Birds, Bugs and Butterflies," five Maine artists, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through Aug. 10.
"Drawing on Porcelain," by Tim Christensen, sgraffito images from nature on porcelain, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through Aug. 17.
"Through the Trees," paintings by Jane Dahmen, and "Small Kingdom," small-scale sculptures of animals by Carole Hanson, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through Aug. 17.
"Out of Africa," paintings by Kenyan artist Timothy Brooke, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Friday through Aug. 17.
Paintings by David Vickery and sculpture by Blakeney Sanford, College of the Atlantic, Ethel H. Blum Gallery, Bar Harbor. coa.edu. Through Aug. 23.
"A Taste of Modernism – The William S. Paley Collection," 62 works from the Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8; "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the United States to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org.
"Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea" and "August," paintings by Katherine Bradford, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. 725-3275. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through Sept. 1.
"The Lunder Collection," 19th- and 20th-century art; "Spaces and Places," Chinese art; and "American Weathervanes," weathervanes from the late 19th century, through June 8, 2014; "A Thing Alive: Modern Views from the Marin Collections," and works by John Marin, Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget, Alfred Stieglitz and others, through Sept. 10; "Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation," works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; "Alex Katz: "A Matter of Light," 48 prints, drawings and paintings, through Sept. 15; and "Process & Place," exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/museum.
"Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22; "Stories of the Land and Its People," student collaborative exhibition, through Sept. 1; "Every Picture Tells a Story," N.C. Wyeth illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum, through Dec. 29; "A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals," through Jan. 5; "American Treasures," through Feb. 2. Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org
"One Community – One Future," group show featuring sculpture, painting, fiber arts, encaustic, photography and hand-pulled prints, Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through Aug. 31.
"Light Moves," paintings by Emily Trenholm, Fogg Lighting, Portland. 797-7568. Through Aug. 31.
"Andy Warhol: American Icon," 50 to 60 photographic images and original art by Warhol, through Sept. 1; "Henry Strater: A Life in Art," 60 of the most important works from the collection, through Oct. 31. Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org.
"Printmakers in Conversation," woodcuts by Barbara Putnam, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. phopagallery.com. Through Aug. 10.
"Window. Water. House. Paint," Rae Ingwerson, Julia Einstein, G. Bud Swenson and Tim Dowling, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehive kennebunk.com. Through Aug. 18.
"Finish Lines," clay by Adriane Herman, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Thursday through Aug. 10.
"Popscapes," collage and pop patterns by Natalie Lanese, Space, Portland. space538.org. Through Aug. 16.
"Richard Norton's Belfast: 1978-1988" and invitational, more than 100 of Norton's hand-printed black-and-white photo-journalistic images of Belfast and Waldo County and a selection of his large color photographs, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through Aug. 23.
"Celebration, Tradition and Change," works by Asherah Cinnamon explore avenues of healing, both personal and planetary, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Aug. 29.
Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, works by 10 artists, University of New England, Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through Oct. 31.
"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.
"Love of ME," photographs that capture the beauty of Maine, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through Aug. 31.
"Puffin Dialogues," oil paintings by Lea Peterson, Centre Street Art Gallery, Bath. 442-0300. Through Aug. 24.
The Harry Nadler Collection, Fryeburg Academy, Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art. fryeburgacademy.org. Through Sept. 2.
Tom Glover, paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgully gallery.com. Through Aug. 25.
"Layers of Maine," Tom Ferrero, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlow gallery.org. Through Aug. 23.
"Celebrating 25 Years: Past and Present," paintings, sculpture, jewelry and handmade paper. Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell. widgeoncove.com. Through Aug. 29.
"News/Not News," mixed media paintings and three-dimensional wall pieces by Marcia Annenberg, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.org. Through Aug. 23.
"Pity the Clouds," drawings by Kimberly Convery, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Through Aug. 31.
"Coastal Spirits," Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineart gallery.org. Through Aug. 25.
"Suitcase in My Hand," abstract paintings by Meghan Brady, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Aug. 25.
"Fun With the Dutch," paintings by Judy Sowa, York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. Through Aug. 31.
Laura Bianchi, oil, tempera and acrylic paintings, Goobies, Boothbay Harbor. 633-7001. Through Sept. 1.
Edna St. Millay exhibit, photographs, letters and Millay family mementos, Cramer Museum, Rockport. 236-2257. Through Aug. 31.
"Creativity Galore," works by more than 35 Maine artists in metal, clay, fiber, mixed media, glass and more, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through Aug. 31.
"The Good Life in Maine," artists Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Husson, Lea Peterson and Sue Zimmerman and guest artists Denise Rankin and Annie Merrill, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 449-8215. Through Sept. 2.
"Art Without Borders," painting, photography, printmaking, digital art, collage or assemblage. Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Aug. 16.
Photographer Winky Lewis and ceramic artist Miles Spadone, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. feedtheengine.org. Through Aug. 24.
"A Day at the Beach," paintings by Lori Ingraham, and "Images of Portland, Maine," by Robert Wieferich, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Sept. 7.
"Mentor: 40 Photographers/40 Years," works of some of Maine Media's master teachers alongside works of their students; "Caleb Charland: From the Basement to the Backyard," photography, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Sept. 22.
Pam Cabanas, images in pastel and ink wash, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Through Aug. 31.
"Boot & Canoe," photographs by Peter Patenaude and Victoria Hatzelis, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Through Aug. 23.
"Some Burdensome: Big Ships, Big Cargoes," presented by Maine Maritime Museum, exhibit pays homage to large ships, past and present, and the folks who load them, Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Through Aug. 31.
"Multiple Miniatures," paintings by Mat O'Donnell, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 729-4007. Through Aug. 30.
"Three Chords" by Joanne Freeman; "Travel in My Borrowed Lives" by Rachelle Agundes and Sean Downey; and "Monhegan: A New Perspective" by Emily Trenholm, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. uma.maine.edu. Through Sept. 21.
"Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard," rarely seen artifacts, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Oct. 15.
“The Tourist of 1913," costumes, artifacts and more show how this area became the mecca of tourism that it is today, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Sept. 14.
"100 Years of Acadia National Park's Carriage Roads," Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth. skylinefarm.org. Through Aug. 18.
"The Barrell Family Collection: A Return to York," personalities and collections of one of York's most distinguished early families, Museums of Old York. oldyork.org. Through Oct. 19.
"Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, artifacts, maps and memorabilia, Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Through May 26.
"Maine Voices from the Civil War," letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the period, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestatemuseum.org. Through May 2015.
"Hidden Histories," abstract, naturally dyed and stitched figures and textile works by Sallie Findlay, Karen Munson and Debra Spaulding, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Opening reception 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 29.
"A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin," 80 historic and contemporary works that represent Mount Katahdin and the surrounding region, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Opening 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through Oct. 27.
David Driskell, "Reflections Within Form" and work by Maurice Freedman, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Aug. 31.
"A Matter of Nature: Stammen, Warner, Williams," recent work by three artists, Pascal Hall, Rockport. pascalhall.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Sept. 2.
William Irvine, "New Work," and David Peterson, "Boats," Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.
Micah Webbert & Allen Ponziani, drawings, paintings and sculptures, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 24.
"In the Mountains of Western Maine," watercolor views of mountain splendor by John Carnes, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.
Patricia Wheeler, mixed media paintings, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 1.
"Life is Funny Art is Serious," epigrammatic paintings by Todd McKie, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 27.
"A Journey Inside Vietnam," photograph by Bruce Brown, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. 221-3443. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 30.
First Friday Open Galleries Night, Stonington galleries and studios. stoningtongalleries.com. 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.
"Then & Now II," Charles DuBack, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 1.
"20 Artists Paint Maine," Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, Harpswell. sebascodeganartists.com. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
"New Works: New Directions," works by the galleries' newest artists, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.
"What's in a Name?" Marsha Proud Coelho and Peggy Cope, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree.com. Opening reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 14.
"Eastern Views," recent Asian brush and watercolor by Jean Kigel, River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 14.
The Hidden Ladder Collective Art Marathon, artists start creating at 7 a.m. and display their work during First Friday Art Walk, The Meg Perry Center, Portland. megperrycenter.org. 7 p.m. Friday.
"The New Machine" solo exhibition by David Allen, Asymmetrick Arts, Rockland. 594-2020. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Addison Woolley Gallery presents 13 artists' group exhibit, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.
"Late Summer Rhythms," works by KDB, Suzanne deLesseps, Diana Johnson, Elizabeth Newman and Lois Strickland, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeand gallery.com. Opening reception 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 30.
Paddle Art Auction, benefit for the Naples Public Library, Naples Country Club, $10. www.naples.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
BOOKS AND AUTHORS
Brown Bag Lecture Series, Roxana Robinson, author of "Sparta," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.
Phil Di Vece, author of "Wiscasset and Its Times," Wiscasset Public Library. 882-7161. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Mark Scott Ricketts, author of "A Flatlander's Guide to Maine," Sherman's Books and Stationary, Bar Harbor. 288-3161. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
"Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother," talk and book signing with author Eve LaPlante, Georgetown Historical Society. 371-9200. 10 a.m. Saturday.
Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme," PORTopera, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $41-$105. porttix.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Blue Hill, $15-$30. kneisel.org. Program six: works by Bach, Mozart, Klughardt and Dvorak, 4 p.m. Sunday; program seven: works by Janacek, Bartok and Brahms, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 25.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concerts, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Wednesday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 12:30 p.m. Friday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music chamber music concert, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival 2013, "Discover the Joys of Classical Music," St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Bridgton, donations welcome. sebagomusicfestival.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Sonatas Concert, music by Beethoven, Brahms, Poulenc and Sierra, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival 2013, Mahler and Brahms, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25, 21 and under free. sebagomusicfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Opera House Arts Presents Chamber Music Series, sonatas and show pieces for violin and piano, Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington, $20. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Wednesday Upbeat concert, music by Schoenberg and Schubert, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
VentiCordi Chamber Music, Concert II: music for winds and strings, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, $20, $15 seniors, $5 for 18 and under. VentiCordi.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays concert, music by Bach, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre), Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
VentiCordi Chamber Music, 19th- and 20th-century works, Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford, $15, free for 21 and under. 324-2797. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up comedy show featuring the region's top stand-up talent, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Juston McKinney, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $22. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Bates Dance Festival, "Show and Tell," Bridgman l Packer Dance, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, free. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Bates Dance Festival, "Voyeur," Bridgman l Packer Dance, inspired by Edward Hopper paintings, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, $12 to $25. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Swing Dance with Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, Acoustic Artisans, Portland, free. portlandswing.weebly.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Folk Dance Brunswick, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $8, $5 students and seniors. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Greater Portland Community Contra Dance Series, live music by Anadama with guest caller, Falmouth Congregational Church, $10; under 21: $7; children 5-12: $5; free for children under 5. 358-9354. Lessons 7:15 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Greater Portland Festival of Nations, Deering Oaks, Portland. 420-1277. Food, music, dance and other performing arts celebrating Maine's ethnic diversity, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Ossipee Valley Music Festival, Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, South Hiram. ossipeevalley.com. 40 bands on four stages. Sunday.
Pittston Fair, family-friendly agricultural fair with midway, exhibitions, contests and events, Pittston Fairgrounds. www.pittstonfair.com. Sunday.
Northern Maine Fair, Presque Isle. 769-2258. Rides, exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, demo derby and much more, Sunday to Saturday.
Bangor State Fair, Bangor Fairgrounds. bangorstatefair.com. Concerts, demolition derby, midway, food, petting zoo, fireworks and more. Sunday to Saturday.
Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival, The Ball Field. 796-8199. Folk artists, craftsmen, canoe and boat builders, live music, quilters and more. Sunday.
York Days, Short Sands Beach. Concerts, tournaments, sandcastle building, fireworks and more. parksandrec.yorkmaine.org/special events.html#YorkDays. Sunday to Saturday.
Maine Crafts Guild 38th annual Fine Crafts Show, Mount Desert Island High School, Bar Harbor. mainecraftsguild.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Maine Lobster Festival, with a variety of entertainment, races, parade, crafts, Maine Sea Goddess pageant and lots of lobster, Harbor Park, Rockland. www.mainelobsterfestival.com. Wednesday to Aug. 4.
The Lazy Days of Summer Fair, Lovell United Church of Christ, Center Lovell. 925-3661. Gifts, baked goods, produce, flowers, treasures, raffles and more, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday.
Summer Film Series, York Public Library. "Looking for a Friend for the End of the World," www.york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Sunday.
"Holes," rated PG-13, Camden Amphitheatre. 236-3440. 8:15 p.m. Monday.
By Popular Demand Film Series, "Jaws" (1975), Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $5, donation. 563-5513. 6:30 p.m. Monday.
"On the Road" Film Series, "About Schmidt" (2002), rated R, Patten Free Library, Bath, free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Art Videos at The Gallery Film Series, Artists of the 20th Century: Giacometti, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. barngallery.org. 7:30 pm. Wednesday.
2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, "The Law in These Parts," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
"Dirty Wars," documentary based on the book by investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, co-presented with Space Gallery, Portland Museum of Art, $7. portlandmuseum.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.
FOOD AND DRINK
Wine Wise Sail, four wines paired with lobster dishes, Maine State Pier, Portland, $85, 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Wine Wise Sunset Sail, tastings of four pinot noirs, Maine Sailing Adventures on the Maine State Pier, Portland, $65, 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 6 p.m. Friday.
"Charlotte's Web," Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8-$9. kitetails.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.
Matt Loosigian, songs for kids, Deering Oaks, Portland. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls, English folk-punk singer-songwriter, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $19. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.
Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Chebeague Island Inn, free. chebeagueislandinn.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
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. Sunday.
Bluegrass Brunch, with instrumentalists Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
Sean Mencher and his Rhythm Kings, roots music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Lucy Wainwright Roche, with special guest Suzzy Roche, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner, $22, $35 VIP tickets. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Summer Music Series, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. Sylvain's Acadian Aces, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday; The Maine Marimba Ensemble, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; Primo Cubano, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Suzanne Nance and Friends, songs from opera to Broadway, Maine State Music Theatre, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $17 to $30. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Jason Isbell, singer-songwriter, with Amanda Shires, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Weekday Music and Performance Series, West African rhythms with Annegret Baier, Post Office Park, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon Tuesday.
Cover to Cover, Kenya Hall, Kristina Kentigian and Lady Essence present TLC's "CrazySexyCool," Big Easy, Portland, $5, 21-plus. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Summer Bandstand Concert Series, Sean Mencher and His Rhythm Kings, Cornish Fairgrounds, free, donations welcome. sacoriverfestival.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Rabbi Joe Black, folk singer and writer, concert benefits the Religious Coalition Against Discrimination, Congregation Beth El, Bangor, $10, free for under 10. rcadmaine.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Danny Beal's Downeast Goodtime Hour and a Half, variety show. with The Holy Mackerels, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $10 advance, $15 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Beach House, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. statetheatreportland.com. Dream pop duo, 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Music in the Park Series, Easy Money Band, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. heartofbiddeford.org. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Summer Concert Series, Delta Knights Band (R&B, classic rock and swing), Mill Creek Park, South Portland. southportland.org. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Summer Music Series, Phantom Buffalo, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Music on the Mall Series, Bath Municipal Band, downtown Brunswick. brunswickdowntown.org/motm, 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Bates Dance Festival, The Musicians' Concert, composers and multi-instrumentalists from around the world, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $7-$15. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Alive at Five Concert Series, Ghost of Paul Revere, North of Nashville, Monument Square, Portland, free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Belfast Summer Nights Concert, Bennett and Edith and Friends, Steamboat Landing Park, free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series, Pete Kilpatrick (acoustic folk pop), Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Concerts on the Quad Series, Samuel James (roots and blues), Bates College Quad, Lewiston, free. 786-6400. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, folk, traditional favorites, Camden Ampitheatre, free. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Bud Light "50/50/1" Concert with Lost Trailers, Ayla Brown, Jillian Cardarelli and Tricky Britches, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, free. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley, with Kix Brooke, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $27.75-$61.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday.
Cherish the Ladies, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $20 advance, $25 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. John Mock opens, 8 p.m. Friday.
Weekday Music and Performance Series, Ted Demille, Congress Square, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon Friday.
Port City Music Hall Grand Re-Launch, Portland, free, all ages. portcitymusichall.com. Awaas, DJ Matty T, Foam Castles, Hutch Heelan, Billy Libby, Sunset Hearts, Ian Hammond, Soule Monde, 5 p.m. Friday.
Jonathan Edwards, folk and Americana, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $20 advance, $25 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Peter Yarrow, folk singer from Peter, Paul and Mary, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.
The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue, music of the '50s, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $20, $15 seniors, $5 students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
2013 Summer Concert Series, The Head and the Heart (indie folk-pop), L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free, llbean.com, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Stone Mountain Live Anniversary Show, with Irish band Teada, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $75. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
The THE BAND Band, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, On Tap (pop favorites), Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Jamey Johnson, country, Asylum, Portland, $39 advance, $42 door, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Westbrook High School Alumni Concert, jazz ensemble and choral group, Westbrook High School, free, donations welcome. 854-5753. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Dam Blues Fest, Ricky "King" Russell and the Cadillac Horns, Ragged Jack, The Bad Daddys, Downeast Soul Coalition, Black Cat Road, Lay-Z-Gait Swing Band, The Blues Dogz, The Dave Keller Band, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $25 advance, $30 door, $5 for ages 6 to 12, free for kids 5 and under. dambluesfest.com. 1 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday.
Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour with history of those buried, history of the grounds, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $7, $4 seniors and students, free for kids under 12, spiritsalive.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
"Awesome" Juggling Show, with Matt and Jason Tardy, The Freeport Theater of Awesome, $15 advance, $18 door. awesome theater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
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.
Opera House Arts presents Shakespeare's "Cymbeline," Stonington Opera House, premium reserved seating $35, $20-$25, $15 for students under 17. operahousearts.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Legally Blonde the Musical," Windham Center Stage Theatre, $12, $10 seniors and students. windhamtheater.org. 4 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday.
"Salamanticus," Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble, fantasy set in a strange and wonderful realm of corrupt empires, giant insects, amazing contraptions and living statues, Bowdoinham Town Hall, $20, $15 seniors and students, $10 for kids 12 and under. ZigguratTheatre.org. 1 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
"Who?" one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Theater at Monmouth presents "The Velveteen Rabbit," family show, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $15, $10 students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
"Shrek the Musical," Arundel Barn Playhouse, Arundel, $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables," Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $23 to $25, $20 for seniors on Thursdays and $10 for students under 20, hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Theater at Monmouth presents Joan Didion's "Year of Magical Thinking," one-woman show starring Janis Stevens, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
"Once on this Island," Caribbean celebration of music and dance with tale of love, loss and redemption, Boothbay Playhouse, $23, $19 for 17 and under. 633-3379. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.
Fenix Theatre Co. presents Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Deering Oaks, Portland, free. fenixtheatre.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday. Through Aug. 10.
Patrick Dorow Productions presents "The Rocky Horror Show," campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit, $25, 21-plus. patrickdorowproductions.com. 11:30 p.m. Friday.
Harborside Shakespeare Company presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $12, $10 seniors and students, $8 for 18 and under. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Harpswell Community Theater presents "Miss Twiddle Meets An Angel" and "Not My Cup Of Tea," comedic plays, Centennial Hall, Harpswell, $5. 833-6260. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Portland Playback Improv Theater, theme "Differences," Community Television Network (CTN), Portland, $7, suggested donation. portlandplayback. com. 7:30 Friday.