Art

“70 and Counting,” Rhoda Boughton retrospective, New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven. neweragallery.com. Through July 11.

“From Portland to Paris: Mildred Burrage’s Years in France,” paintings, drawings and letters, Portland Museum of Art, Portland. 775-6148; portlandmuseum.org. Through July 15.

“The Draw of the Normandy Coast (1860–1960),” European and American paintings and works on paper, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148; portlandmuseum.org. Through Sept. 3.

“Back to the Garden,” garden-themed art in various media by Maine artists, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Through June 30.

James Marshall, “Continuance,” sculpture, Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland. colemanburke.com. Through June 25.

Fantastical art exhibit, Carey Armstrong-Ellis, Tess Feltes, Robert Squier and Teri Weidner, depictions of creatures strange and familiar, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through June 30.

“Pathways to Contemporary Art: Paintings from Temple Beth-El Art Exhibitions 1962-1973,” Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org. Through July 6.

“A Natural Order,” artists from Maine and beyond, presented by Spindleworks and Arts are Elementary, fundraiser for the Coastal Humane Society, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through June 30.

“Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan,” Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Dec. 30.

Paul Caponigro, photographs, Thomaston Cafe, Thomaston. 354-8589. Through June 30.

“Weave-In,” weaving demonstrations, design sessions and exhibitions, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Through June 30.

“Bates, Bowdoin & Colby College Alumni Art Show,” Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through July 9.

“Strangers & Others: Interpretations of the Human Face & Figure,” Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art). Through Aug. 18.

Michael Stasiuk and Lisa Noonis, found objects and paintings, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Through July 8.

Anne Thompson Schutz, Falmouth Memorial Library. falmouth.lib.me.us. Through June 30.

“Passages,” the art of Winslow Myers, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 332-4014. Through June 24.

“Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless,” Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth, free/donation. skylinefarm.org. Through Aug. 19.

“Garden Party: Essential Tableware for Summer Dining,” tableware by potter Betsy Levine of Prescott Hill Pottery, Maine Potters Market, Portland. mainepottersmarket.com. Through July 1.

Dudley Zopp, “Warp Weights,” watercolor and pencil drawings, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Through July 5.

Karen Tuskinski, new paintings, Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through Saturday.

Matt Barter and Mike Stiler, “Jonesport to Monhegan,” Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Through June 30.

Todd Watts, “Are We Not Men: Study for a Frieze, Silhouettes,” and Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, “Figuration,” Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through June 30.

Roy Patterson and Stephen Porter, “Steel and Stone,” June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. junelacombesculpture.com. Through July 29.

“The Painterly Landscape: Contemporary New England Art,” new works by contemporary New England artists, recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century paintings, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through July 3.

Pastel Painters of Maine 13th international juried exhibition, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Through Saturday.

Works by Cony High School art students, Lobby Gallery, Augusta. 622-3813. Through July 7.

Claudia Hughes, “My City by the Sea,” recent paintings, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through July 14.

Richard Keen, “Sea Algorithms,” Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Ends today.

Loren Leahy, “Salad,” The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through June 30.

Matt Hutton, Jamie Johnston and Adam John Manley, furniture and sculpture, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Saturday.

Fifth-anniversary show, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through July 1.

David Estey, “Improvisations on Yupo,” Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through July 3.

“It’s Not So Black and White,” various media, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through June 30.

Steve Langerman, monochromatic photographs, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsandbartons.com. Through June 30.

“Getting It Write,” sample from the Spindleworks collection with a focus on language, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through June 30.

“Summertime Respire,” various artists, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. 846-7777. Through July 31.

“Elements of Expression — The Art and Design of Sanford Artist Elwyn George Gowen,” Sanford-Springvale Historical Society, Springvale. 324-2797. Through July 21.

Christian Farnsworth, photography, Cafe Cambridge, South Portland. 899-1884. Through June 30.

“The Old West,” presented by Portland Camera Club, South Portland Library. southportlandlibrary.com. Through June 18.

2012 spring show, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Through June 18.

“Continuing Connections,” paintings by Susan Mangam and garden sculpture, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through June 30. Opening reception, 2 p.m. today.

Margaret Ryan, “Paint and Mud,” sculpture and paintings, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through June 29.

“Coast and Country,” five local artists, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 371-2015. Through July 26.

60th-Anniversary Honors Exhibition, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through July 8.

Tim Christensen, animals, drawings on porcelain, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through July 28.

David McLaughlin, art of salvage, hammers and BCOPE photographs, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through Aug. 24.

Patricia McHold, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through July 9.

Sandra Quinn, “Time,” paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through June 30.

Peter Voshefski, “Mountain Star Mind Testament,” mixed media, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through July 29.

“Then & Now,” alumni and student work from Maine College of Art, Rose Contemporary, Portland. 780-0700. Through June 29.

“On Fire,” pottery by Nancy Meader and drawings by Abbott Meader, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through June 29.

Julie Babb, bird-related art, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. Through July 8.

“Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography,” 35 artists from five continents, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions. Through Dec. 15.

“Dancing in the Light,” Damariscotta River Grill. damariscottarivergrill.com. Through July 30.

“Fabulous Fibers,” quilting, rug hooking, weaving, wearable art, fabric painting, felting and soft sculpture, York Art Association, York Harbor. yorkartassociation.com. Through June 30.

“The Portrait in American Realism,” drawings, paintings, sculpture and photographs from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Through July 27.

Group show, more than 24 artists, Pemaquid Art Gallery. 677-2752. Through Oct. 8.

“Buttons, Rum and Rakes — Freeport’s Mercantile Past,” Freeport Historical Society Harrington House. freeporthistoricalsociety.org. Through March 2013.

Bethany Haeseler, sculpture, Dyer Library, Saco. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through June 30.

Don Meserve, Roy Patterson, Patrick Pierce, Steve Porter, Geoff Smith, Sharon Townshend and David Sywalski, “Continuing Connections,” Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through June 30.

Annual Members Exhibition, River Arts, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. Through July 5.

Daniel E. Davis, “Here and There,” photographs, Glickman Library, fifth floor, USM Portland campus. usm.maine.edu. Through Aug. 19.

“Variations 5,” an exhibition of art, bodies of text and perspectives, Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. theartdogs.com. Through July 7.

Anne Bernard, “Texture & Line,” encaustic painting, Denmark Arts Center. 452-2412. Through June 28.

Gloria Limoges and Anson Holzer, “The Curator’s Invitation,” Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. 576-4805. Through July 13.

“Painted Details,” artists interpret Kennebunk’s historic architecture, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Sept. 8.

“Art Is Community II,” show and sale sponsored by Saco River Art League, The Old White Church, Buxton. 929-6472. Through July 21.

Thomas Crotty, Maine landscapes, Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston. frostgullygallery.com. Through July 21.

“Three Town Artists,” Carlo Pittore, Bryce Muir and Carter Smith, Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham. merrymeetingartscenter.org. Through Sept. 23.

 

Art Openings

Paul Hannon, “Luminous Landscapes,” Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Through July 15. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Painters June Grey, Alison Rector and Stephanie Bartron-Miscione, and sculptor Stephen Porter, new work, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

“Keep it Soulful,” photographs by Harry T. Brundidge (1930s and ’40s) and John Adie Almy Brundidge (contemporary), Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. boothbayoperahouse.com. Through July 21. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Annie Lemieux, photographs of the “Way Way Store,” Saco Museum. sacomuseum.org. Through Sept. 9. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Phyllis Janto, “Selected Sculpture, Old and New,” Downtown Gallery, Washington. 845-2225. Through July 15. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Lee Reiff, Bill Tomas and 18 other artists, Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, Harpswell. 371-2015. Opening reception, 1 to 4 p.m. June 24.

 

Auditions

Miss Roxanne’s Summer Drag Show, bring music and photos and be prepared to perform a drag number, show date is July 14, First Universalist Church, Auburn. 783-0461. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Oratorio Chorale, openings available in all voice parts, singers not required to prepare a piece, Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. 329-5708. oratoriochorale.org. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Casting call for feature film “Blue Potato,” coming-of-age drama set during the fall potato harvest in a small northern Maine town, by filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly, come early and bring a photo of yourself. For more information and to confirm attendance, visit facebook.com/bluepotatomovie. Gracie Theatre, Husson University, Bangor. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

 

Benefits

Maine Women’s Balkan Choir and Friends, with special guest Elitsa Stoyneva, benefits Karin Dom, a Bulgarian school for children with disabilities, St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church, Bar Harbor. 356-2505. 7 p.m. today.

Friends of Portland Public Library Book Sale, Catherine McAuley High School, Portland. friendsofppl.org. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

“Miss Representation,” documentary on the media’s negative portrayal of successful women, followed by panel discussion, benefits Sexual Assault Support Services of Mid Coast Maine, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, $10. explorefrontier.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Curtis Friends Book Sale, books, CDs, DVDs and more, benefits Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick Junior High School. 725-5242. curtislibrary.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 24.

HART Craft and Bake Sale, benefits the no-kill, all-volunteer cat shelter in Cumberland, Shaw’s Supermarket, Falmouth. 846-3038. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Trot for Tots 5K Run and Walk, benefits outdoor play space at YFO daycare, Baxter Boulevard, Portland, $25. 874-1073. 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

7th Annual “Inspired Voices,” music, poetry, dance and art from recipients of Tri-County Mental Health Services, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $15 to $20 advance, $25 door. inspiredvoices.com. Reception at 6 p.m., performance at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Friends of Feral Felines Annual Used Book and DVD Sale, Barron Center, Portland. feralfelines.net. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The New England Suzuki Institute and the Maine Suzuki Association, classical music and folk tunes, benefits Camp Sunshine, St. Joseph’s College (Harold Alfond Center), Standish, free, donations welcome. 893-7723. 6:30 p.m. June 24.

American Liver Foundation Liver Life Walk, walk starts at Preble Street Extension and follows Back Cove Trail, Baxter Boulevard, Portland. Liverfoundation.org/Walk. 10:30 a.m. June 24.

Bands on the Run Half Marathon and 5K, local bands will be stationed along the route, benefits Museum L-A, Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston, $45 advance, $50 day of. bandsontherunhalf.com. 8:30 a.m. June 24.

 

Books and Authors

Richard Ford, author of “Canada,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Maine Mystery Writer Series, James Hayman, author of “The Chill of Night,” South Portland Library. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Friday Local Author Series, Richard O’Leary, author of “One With the Sea,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

Martin Steingesser, Judy Tierney and Robin Jellis perform “The Thinking Heart: The Life & Loves of Etty Hillesum,” Longfellow Books, Portland. longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

Liza Gardner Walsh, author of “The Fairy House Handbook,” Owl & Turtle Bookstore, Camden. 236-4769. 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

John Ford Sr., author of “Suddenly the Cider Didn’t Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine,” Ecopelagicon, Rangeley. 864-2771. 1 p.m. Saturday.

 

Classical Music

Kotzschmar Scholarship Recipient Concert, benefits scholarship trust fund, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, free/donation. foko.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Music Among Friends,” violins, viola, cellos and piano, concert for Thomas Wolf, retiring artistic director of Bay Chamber Concerts, Rockport Opera House, $50, 18 and under $8. 236-2823. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Christ Church Cathedral Men and Boys Choir of Ottowa, St. Peter’s by the Sea, Cape Neddick, free. st-peters-by-the-sea.org. 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Hannah Sloane-Barton and Friends with pianist Patricia Hayden, art songs of Wolf and Brahms, operatic arias by Puccini and Handel and songs of Purcell and Rorem, presented by Arts Institute of Maine, Merrill Hall, Nordica Auditorium, Farmington, donation. artsinstitute.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Conservatory of Music 9th Annual International Piano Festival, pianist Frank Glazer, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $12 to $15. portlandconservatory.net. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

 

Comedy

Bob Marley, comedian, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $25 advance, $28 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

 

Dance

Contradance, music by Soupbone, Kathryn Larsen calling, all dances taught, no partner necessary, bring clean shoes for dancing, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $5 to $8, under 5 free. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

 

Fairs/Festivals

Bar Harbor’s Legacy of the Arts Festival, studio and gallery openings, exhibits, workshops, lectures, historic tours and more, various locations, Bar Harbor. legacyartsfestival.com. Today through June 24.

Maine Blues Festival, various locations, Naples. mainebluesfestival.com. See website for complete schedule. Today.

New Gloucester Strawberry Festival, native berries, baked goods, Hodgman’s Frozen Custard, music from Berry Berry Good Band, Congregational Vestry, New Gloucester. 926-3188. 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

La Kermesse Summer Festival, live music, food, fireworks, much more, various locations, Saco and Biddeford. See website for complete schedule. lakermessefestival.com. Friday through Sunday.

Mad Horse Theater Company Family Fun Day Craft Fair, food, games, face-painting, makeup booths and more, The Hutchins School, South Portland. 730-2389. Rain or shine, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

50th Annual Windjammer Days, music, food, boat parades, fireworks, Boothbay Harbor. boothbayharbor.com. June 24.

 

Films

Summer Film Series, “Rear Window” (1954 thriller), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Summer Documentary Film Series, “The Light in Her Eyes,” Portland Public Library, free. portlandlibrary.com. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview,” unique and candid interview from 1995, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $7 to $9. atthelincoln.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

 

Food and Drink

Progressive Wine Dinner Walk: The Many Styles of Pork and Pinot Noir, stops at Cinque Terre, Vignola, The Farmers’s Table and The Salt Exchange, presented by Wine Wise, Vignola, Portland, $75 advance, $80 day of, 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

20th Anniversary Celebration, wine tasting from Cellardoor Winery, food pairings, raffles, Cork and Barrel, Falmouth. 781-7955. 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

 

For Children

Peaks Island Puppets, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, free. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 1 p.m. June 24.

 

Home & Garden

Plant Sale, hardy Maine-grown perennials, 15 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and gardening tips, benefits the farm, Morris Farm, Wiscasset. 882-4080. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“All Around Town,” self-guided garden tour presented by Buxton Garden Club, Buxton, $12, $18 with lunch. 409-6197. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

 

Museums

Architectural Tour, from the cellar to the attic to reveal the “insides” of an 18th-century house, Tate House Museum, Portland, $6 to $10. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Barn Dedication and Grand Opening, refreshments, dedication ceremonies, historical presentations, more, Falmouth Heritage Museum. 781-4727. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

 

Music

Bluegrass Jam with Kevin Dyer and Friends, Parsons Center at Museums of Old York, $4. oldyork.org. 1 to 4 p.m. today.

200 Years, with Arobrea and Herbcraft, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. today.

A Celebration of Dreams: Dartmouth Aires, a cappella, with Boy Singers of Maine, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $16 to $26. porttix.com. 3 p.m. today.

“PS, I Love Music,” radio-style program designed for future broadcast, with Paul Sullivan and Friends, featuring Rob Kapilow and Thomas Wolf, Stonington Opera House, $20. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. today.

Charlie A’Court, Canadian blues artist, with Keith Mullins, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. today.

Monday Night Blues Series, Brandon Santini, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Dartmouth Aires, a cappella, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $17 to $30. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Monday (7:30 show sold out).

Metal Monday, A Record of Hate, Absence of the Sun, The Csar Project, Asylum, Portland, free. portlandasylum.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Anni Clark and Dan Merrill, singer-songwriters, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Shawn Colvin, singer-songwriter, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $45. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, Dave Robbins, classical pianist, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336, Ext. 111. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Bowerbirds with Basia Bulat and The Milkman’s Union, Appalachian-tinged folk, Space, Portland, $12, 18-plus. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Music in the Park, Sylvain’s Acadian Aces (Cajun), Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford, Biddeford. 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Rustic Overtones, with Anna & The Diggs, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15, $30 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Waltzing For Dreamers, free music series with Gypsophilia (jazz and indie), Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, free. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Lady Zen, jazz-funk poet, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $10. rivertreearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

The Portland Jazz Orchestra, Chris Oberholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $9, $5 students, seniors, advance. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

moe. and Gov’t Mule, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, $31.75 to $51.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m. Thursday.

“Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market,” Rockin’ Ron, oldies, surf, country, doo-wop and rockabilly, Bangor downtown, free. downtownbangor.com. Market 5 to 8 p.m., concert at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Concert Series, Simons & Goodwin (acoustic folk duo), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Heloise & The Savoir Faire, Wishes and Thieves and DJ Disco Phantom (between and after-sets dance party), Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $8, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

OdLaW, eclectic alternative-Americana-rock ‘n’ soul, Rock City Cafe, Rockland. rockcitycoffee.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

Atmosphere, hip-hop, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, $47.75 to $91.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Mary Murphy, jazz, nostalic songs, classic country from the ’40s and ’50s, and originals, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene, free. sawyer-foundation.com. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

Chriss Sutherland, Redwing Blackbird and Christine Hayward, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Woody’s A’ Hundred: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie, Dave Peloquin nd Bob Webb celebrate Guthrie’s centennial, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $18. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Randy Houser, with Lathan Moore, Asylum, Portland, $22 to $25, 21-plus. Portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Hot Day at the Zoo, Americana-infused rock and roll, ragtime and jazz, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $8 advance, $10 door, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Royal Southern Brotherhood, blues and rock featuring Cryil Neville and Devon Allman, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg Academy, $10 to $22.50. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

When Particles Collide, CD-release show for “Pop! Pop! Bang! Bang!”, live music, videos, re-mixes and dramatic readings from local musicians, actors and writers, Bangor Opera House, free, 21-plus. 974-6447. 9 p.m. Friday.

Tuckermans at 9, rocking a cappella, United Methodist Church, Eliot, $10. tuckermansat9.com. 4 p.m. Saturday.

Guitarist Frank Vignola, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $15 advance, $18 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Dilly Dilly, Kingsley Flood and Max Garcia Conover, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Halestorm with Emphatic, rock, State Theatre, Portland, $18 advance, $20 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Flatlanders, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely and Butch Hancock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $47.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

William Pint and Felicia Dale, music from the sea, traditional and contemporary, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, $10. aarhusgallery.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

10th Annual Tribute to JD Concert, with Death by Watermelon, The Lower East Side Band, The McCarthys, Div Kid and The Do-Rights, Xander Nelson, Carol Blakeney, Joan Kennedy, Don Campbell, and the WBLM Band, Asylum, Portland, $20, $15 for two or more in advance. portlandasylum.com. Doors at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Tuckermans at 9, rocking a cappella, Trinity Church, York, donation. 363-5095. 7:30 p.m. June 24.

James Taylor, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $59.50 to $79.50, reserved seating. theciviccenter.com. 8 p.m. June 24.

Gorilla Music Battle of the Bands, Parenthysis, Crowns, Sunbleach, Nate Burnz, The Wee Lollies, Counting the Trees, Big Easy, Portland, $8 advance, $10 door, all ages. bigeasyportland.com. 4 p.m. June 24.

Summer Concerts, Mark Tipton Trio (trumpet, piano and drums), First Church, Belfast, free/donation. 338-2282. 3 p.m. June 24.

 

Special Events

“Men and Their Motors,” car trivia, treasure hunts, ride in Model T, Seal Cove Auto Museum, $2 to $5, fathers free. 244-9242. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.

Hot Rods, Customs, Muscle Cars and Antique Aeroplans Show, Owls Head Transportation Museum, $12, under 18 free. ohtm.org. 9:30 a.m. today.

“Mid Summer’s Eve at Stonehenge,” explore the Stonehenge from the comfort of the star dome theatre, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $5. 780-4249. usm.maine.edu/planet. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

MET Opera: Live in HD Summer Encore Series, “Le Comte Ory,” Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg Academy, $10 o $18. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Labyrinth Walk, indoor Chartre-style labyrinth for meditative walks, benefits Center for Grieving Children, Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland, free/donation. 772-7421. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Ulysses for the Fun of It,” weekly listening session of a recording of Joyce’s “Ulysses” performed by Irish actors, presented by Bloomsday Portland 2012, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland, free. maineirish.com. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“In the Blood,” documentary about Maine logging, film with live score performed by Summer McKane, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $10. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Just a Couple of Backyard Gardeners, feisty, fun-loving twin sisters Dianne and Donna Wood of “Garden Thyme” cable show, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $12. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“One Nation Under God,” Woody and Jean Miller’s show about the American flag with costumes, music, videos and more, Windham High School, free. windhamhistorical.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

International Mud Day Celebration, mud pies, muddy obstacle course, mud history and more, Seal Cove Auto Museum, $2 to $5. 244-9242. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

 

Sports

Vintage Baseball Based on 1860 Rules, between the Dirigo (Maine) and Essex (Mass.) Vintage Baseball teams. After the game the community is invited to play the teams, with old-time music from The Maine Squeeze accordion band, kettle corn, ice cream, raffles and more., Pettengill Farm, Freeport, $5, members and kids free. 865-3170. freeporthistoricalsociety. 1 p.m. June 24.

 

Theater

“Rumors,” by Neil Simon, presented by Studio Theatre of Bath, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $13 to $15. 442-8455. 2 p.m. today.

“Red Hiding Hoods,” students from the Acorn Acting Academy present an original version of the well-known story, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $4 to $6. acorn-productions.org. 2 p.m. today.

“A Chorus Line,” Tony Award-winning musical, presented by Maine State Music Theatre, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $36 to $59. msmt.org. 2 p.m. today; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Boys Will Be Boys,” outrageous musical revue, presented by New Edge Productions, Lucid Stage, Portland, $10 to $17. lucidstage.com. 2 p.m. today.

“2 Pianos 4 Hands,” play with music that follows the journey of two piano players, Portland Stage Company, $20 to $40. portlandstage.org. 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. June 24. Through July 1.

“Forever Plaid,” goofy revue, Arundel Barn Playhouse, Arundel, $30 to $41. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific,” the classic musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $29 to $74. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. June 24. Through July 15.

“Burt and Me,” American love story musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $12 to $29.50. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through June 30.

Guided Tours, with entertaining stories of bygone days, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner, free. johnsonhall.org. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Vaudeville on Vacation,” with special guests Cait Capaldi and Heather Powers, presented by Dark Follies, Lucid Stage, Portland, $10 to $12. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Oliver!”, musical, presented by Lake Region Community Theatre, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $12 to $15. lrctme.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. June 24. Through July 1.

“The Little Prince,” children’s show, Theater at Monmouth, $10 to $12. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday.