• BENEFITS

Richard Nickerson Scholarship Concert, solo Windham High School choral performers and other musical groups, benefits Windham High senior pursuing college music studies, Windham Performing Arts Center (high school). 892-4461. 7 p.m. Saturday.

• SPECIAL EVENTS

“Deck the Halls: The Carols of Christmas,” holiday celebration, Victoria Mansion, Portland. $15; $13.50 for seniors; $5 for ages 6 to 17. victoriamansion.org. Today to Sunday.

“A Wine Walk in the Old Port: Italian Reds,” sommelier Erica Archer leads walking wine-tasting tour of four Wharf Street-area restaurants, 21-plus; The Farmer’s Table, Portland. $40. 619-4630. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Live in HD: Berlin Philharmonic, screening of classical music concert, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $17. 563-3424. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Bath Antiques Show, with 50 dealers, Bath Middle School. $4. 443-8983. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Beer vs. Wine Pairings Dinner, pan-steamed mussels, short-rib potpie, chicken and dumplings, lobster risotto and apple tatin, The Inn at Brunswick Station, Brunswick. $42. 837-6565. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Hansel and Gretel Day, Teen Reader’s Theatre production of “Hansel and Gretel” with gingerbread house making, Bangor Public Library. Free. 947-8336, Ext. 111. 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

• FILMS

“Eames: The Architect and Painter,” documentary, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $8.50; $7 for Farnsworth Art Museum members. farnsworthmuseum.org/education. 8 p.m. Friday.

“Fargo” (1996), Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. Free. 563-5513. 6:30 p.m. Monday.

“Dragonslayer,” biopic of skateboard punk Josh “Skreech” Sandoval, Space, Portland. $7; $5 for Space members. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Sweeney Todd” (2007), Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. Free. 646-7055. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

• BOOKS/AUTHORS

Robert Klose, teacher and author of “The Three-Legged Woman and Other Excursions in Teaching,” Rockland Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. today.

Charlotte Bacon, author of “The Twisted Thread” and “Lessons From a Year in Bali,” Falmouth Memorial Library. 781-2351. Noon Tuesday.

Onscreen Author Lecture Series: Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things He Carried,” Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $10; $7 for seniors; $5 for students. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Carla Maria Sullwold, author of “Raising Rufus: A Maine Love Story,” Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 725-5242. 7 p.m. Jan. 12.

• PARTICIPANT DANCE

Swing Dance, live music by Delta Knights, Deering Grange Hall, Portland. $10. 653-5012. Lessons at 7 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Friday.

Contra Dance, live music with caller Maggie Robinson, bring clean non-street shoes for dancing, Falmouth Congregational Church. $5 to $10; free for children under 5. 358-9354. 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

“Dance the Holidays Away,” music by Soundwavz Dance Bance, performances and mini-lessons in fusion belly dance and salsa, Tony Dance and Fitness Studio, West Bath. $15. 272-1375. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

• PRO SPORTS

Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $12 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Bridgeport, 7 p.m. Saturday.

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