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

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

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

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

James Marshall, “Continuance,” sculpture, Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland. Through Monday.

Fantastical art exhibit, Carey Armstrong-Ellis, Tess Feltes, Robert Squier and Teri Weidner, depictions of creatures strange and familiar, York Public Library. Through Saturday.

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

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

Paul Caponigro, photographs, Thomaston Cafe, Thomaston. 354-8589. Through Saturday.

“Weave-In,” weaving demonstrations, design sessions and exhibitions, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. Through Saturday.

“Bates, Bowdoin & Colby College Alumni Art Show,” Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 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. Through June 30.

“Passages,” the art of Winslow Myers, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 332-4014. Ends today.

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

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

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

Matt Barter and Mike Stiler, “Jonesport to Monhegan,” Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. Through Saturday.

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

Roy Patterson and Stephen Porter, “Steel and Stone,” June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. 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. Through July 3.

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. Through July 14.

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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 Saturday.

“Continuing Connections,” paintings by Susan Mangam and garden sculpture, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. Through Saturday.

Margaret Ryan, “Paint and Mud,” sculpture and paintings, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. Through Friday.

“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. 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. Through Aug. 24.

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

Sandra Quinn, “Time,” paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Through Saturday.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Through March 2013.

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

Annie Lemieux, photographs of the “Way Way Store,” Saco Museum. Through Sept. 9.

Bethany Haeseler, sculpture, Dyer Library, Saco. Through Friday.

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

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

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

Paul Hannon, “Luminous Landscapes,” Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. Through July 15.

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

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

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. Through Sept. 8.

“Keep it Soulful,” photographs by Harry T. Brundidge (1930s and ’40s) and John Adie Almy Brundidge (contemporary), Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Through July 21.

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

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

“Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson’s North Haven,” Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. Through Oct. 21

Carole Hanson, new sculpture, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Through July 28.

“Arnold Mesches: A Minispective,” University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. Through Sept. 15

“View From the Window,” group show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. Through July 16.

June Grey, Alison Rector, Stephanie Bartron-Miscione and Stephen Porter, new work, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. Through July 15.

Stew Henderson, John D. Woolsey and Lois Dodd, solo shows, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. Through July 14.

Girl Scouts: Celebrating One Hundred Years, vintage period uniforms, pins, patches, ephemeras, cookie merchandise, camping gear and more, Maine State Museum, Augusta. Through Aug. 31,

Staff art exhibit, paintings, garden ornaments, needle and textile work, Kennebunk Free Library. Through Saturday.

Julie Freund and Cooper Dragonette, paintings, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through July 15.

16th Annual Regional Artists Exhibition, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. Through July 28.

Jean Kigel, “Aquarium and Aviary,” Gyotaku monoprints and Asian brush bird paintings, Denmark Arts Center, Denmark. Through Aug. 2. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Friday.

Anne Ayvaliotis, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. Through July 29.

“Maine Sublime: Frederic Edwin Church’s Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin,” small oil sketches, 2012, Portland Museum of Art. Through Sept. 30

Arthur Thompson and Dan Miller, “Fine Lines, Bold Shapes,” Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. Through July 21.

Sandy Wadlington, Cynthia Stroud, Caitlin Johnston, Chloe Urban and Glenda Arentzen, “Continuing Connection: Small Gems,” Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. Through July 14.

Jean Kigel, “Of Solar Flares and Northern Lights,” watercolors and Asian brush painting, Archipelago, Rockland. 594-0701. Through July 31.

“Into the Kitchen,” artful kitchen elements featuring Nan Kilbourn-Tara, Ann Prescott, Mark Irving and Maggie’s Farms, Markings Gallery, Bath. Through Aug. 31.

Art Openings

Lee Reiff, Bill Tomas and 18 others, Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, Harpswell. 371-2015. Opening reception, 1 to 4 p.m. today.

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

Art Walk LA, with live folk music from Michele Choiniere and Diner en Blanc at DuFrense Plaza, Lewiston, at 6 p.m., various locations, Lewiston and Auburn, free. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Art Walk, downtown Biddeford, free. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

2012 Kingfield POPS Artwalk, galleries, museums and art venues, Kingfield Village Center. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Casco Bay Art League Summer Show and Sale, Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, Harpswell. 725-6084. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and July 1.

“The Portrait in American Realism,” drawings, paintings, sculpture and photographs from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. Through July 27. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“The Moving Panorama of Pilgrim’s Progress,” Saco Museum. Through Nov. 10. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Pepperell Mills Museum, Biddeford, $10. 283-3861.

Edward Gordon, Small Wonder Gallery, Camden. Opening reception, 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Kevin Beers: New Paintings and Tim Christensen, drawings on porcelain, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through July 28. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Claire Seidl, paintings 1988-2012, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through July 28. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.


Freeport Players One-Act Showcase, roles for men and women ages 16 to 60, performance dates are Sept. 13-30, Freeport High School. 6:30 to 8 p.m. today and Monday.

Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” performances July 26-29, University of Maine (Fox Auditorium), Fort Kent. 834-7893. 1 to 3 p.m. today.

“The Inferno,” locally written original comedy, show dates are last weekend in August and first weekend in September, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. 4 to 6 p.m. today and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Blue Potato,” casting call for the feature film, seeking local talent of all ages and experience levels to fill speaking, background and extra roles, bring headshot or photograph, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.


Curtis Friends Book Sale, books, CDs, DVDs and more, benefits Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick Junior High School. 725-5242. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

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

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

Bands on the Run Half Marathon and 5K, local bands will be stationed along the routes, benefits the Museum L-A, Simard-Payne Memorial Park, Lewiston, $50. 8:30 a.m. today.

Third annual 5K Ridge Run and Walk, benefits Equine Journeys, a therapeutic riding and driving center, Ring Farm, Bridgton, $18. 647-8475. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Books and Authors

“Passion and Pride,” poetry reading with Timothy Liu, Bruce Spang and John-Michael Albert, Waynflete School, Portland, free. 781-5241. 6:30 p.m. today.

Peter Behrens, author of “The O’Briens,” Falmouth Memorial Library. 6 p.m. today.

Barbara Walsh, author of “August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm,” Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Erika Marks, author of “Little Gale Gumbo,” Portland Public Library. Noon Wednesday.

Paul Fournier, author of “Tales from Misery Ridge: One Man’s Adventures in the Great Outdoors,” Maine State Museum, Augusta. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Jane Roper, author of “Double Time: How I Survived — and Mostly Thrived — Through the First Three Years of Mothering Twins,” Longfellow Books, Portland. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Jacqueline Sheehan, author of “Picture This,” Kennebooks, Kennebunk. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28.

Friday Local Author Series, Dave Morrison, author of “Clubland,” Portland Public Library. Noon Friday.

The South Berwick Summer Book Bash, 10 local authors will showcase their work in readings and signings, benefits the library, South Berwick Public Library. 384-3308. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Classical Music

Portland Conservatory of Music’s 9th Annual International Piano Festival, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $12 to $15. Pianist Tamara Poddubnaya, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; festival participants’ performance, 11 a.m. Wednesday and 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: “Wednesday Upbeat!”, featuring Ray Chen, violin; Liang Wang, oboe; Randy Bowman, flute; and the Ying and Shanghai quartets playing Bartok, Brahms, Debussy, Dvorak, Faure, Kodaly, Ravel and others, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $30. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival: Young Stars of Maine Concert, featuring winners in seven categories, Rockport Opera House, free. 7 p.m. Friday.

Sharon Isbin, Grammy-winning classical guitarist, part of Portland Performing Arts Festival, Williston-Immanuel United Chruch, portland, $20 to $45. 7 p.m. Friday.

Portland Conservatory of Music 9th Annual International Piano Festival, Veselin Ninov and Mark Demidovich, The Old White Church, Buxton, $12 to $15. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: “Festival Fridays,” Paul Neubauer, Liang Wang, Mikhail Kopelman, Randy Bowman, Ray Chen, Ben Kim, Keir GoGwilt, Emma Tahmizian, Boris Slutsky and the Ying and Shanghai quartets play works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Dvoak, Ravel and others, Crooker Theatre, Brunswick High School, $40. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Chamber Music Festival, violin, viola and cello performing Beethoven, Kodaly and Tchaikovsky, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $20 to $30. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. July 1.

Portland Performing Arts Festival Finale Piano Concert, premier artists of the festival including Elliot Schawartz, curated by the Portland Conservatory of Music, Williston-Immanuel United Church, Portland, $15 to $25. 3 p.m. July 1.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: “Monday Sonatas,” Midori performs works for solo violin by Bach, Crooker Theatre, Brunswick High School, $40. 7:30 p.m. July 1.


Tim Sample, Maine humorist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, Boothbay Harbor, $18 advance, $22 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.


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

50th annual Windjammer Days, music, food, tall ships, boat parades, fireworks, various locations, Boothbay Harbor region. Today through Wednesday.

La Kermesse Summer Festival, live music, food, fireworks, much more, various locations, Saco and Biddeford, visit website for complete schedule. Today.

Seventh annual Festival of American Music: Roots and Tradition, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester, $20 to $25. “The Athens of the North: Music, Art and Architecture in Mid-19th-Century Portland,” with live music, 7 p.m. Wednesday; “In the Shaker Tradition: Shaker Quick Dance and Fiddle Tunes,” 7 p.m. Thursday; workshop day at Shaker Village: rehearsals and performances of American chamber music Friday ($60); “Out of the Box! Women Composers Break Barriers with Original Masterpieces,” 7 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Performing Arts Festival, Libby Marcus presents “Come and Go” by Samuel Beckett; Reuben J. Little’s Audio Sketch Series (new music and marionettes); Peaks Island Puppets’ “Solomon and Ashmedae,” Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Theater Collaborative Presents PortFringe 2012, theater, comedy and film at Geno’s Rock Club, Lucid Stage and The St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, for complete schedule go to $10, $25 for three-ticket passes. Thursday through July 1.

Portland Performing Arts Festival, MotionFolk Theater presents “Reynard and the Bear”; Figures of Speech’s “Jester Kings of Java,” Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

60th annual Strawberry Festival, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Wiscasset. 882-7418. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Performing Arts Festival, A Company of Girls presents a staged reading of “Lord of the Flies,” Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 1 p.m. Saturday.

2012 Kingfield POPS, artist and artisan displays and sales and live music, Kingfield Village Center, free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.


Summer Film Series, “The Shawshank Redemption” (drama 1994), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Cure For Pain: The Mark Sandman Story,” documentary about the life and work of the late frontman of the Boston band Morphine, Space, Portland, $7. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Summer Documentary Film Series, “Up Heartbreak Hill,” Portland Public Library, free. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“You Can’t Kill Stephen King,” Q&A with director Monroe Mann follows the screening, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg Academy, $5 to $8. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Food and Drink

Fourth annual Cape Elizabeth Strawberry Festival, food, dancing to music from the Mallett Brothers and Earth James, crafts, fun and more, Maxwell’s Strawberry Fields, Cape Elizabeth, free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Old Port Wine Walk: Trendsetting European Reds, sommelier Erica Archer leads tour to four area restaurants for food-and-wine pairings, Eve’s at the Garden, Portland Harbor Hotel, Portland, $40, 21-plus. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

For Children

Peaks Island Puppets, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, free. 1 p.m. today.

Stories by the Garden: Deena Weinstein, local storyteller, Friends School of Portland, Mackworth Island, Falmouth. 11 a.m. Wednesday.

“Pinkalicious: The Musical,” Ogunquit Playhouse, $16-$20. Kids’ musical, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday.

“Pinkalicious The Musical,” kids’ musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $16-$20. 10 a.m. July 1.

Home & Garden

Designer Show House presented by Kennebunk Historical Society, featuring more than a dozen Maine and New England designers,, Kenneth Roberts Estate, Kennebunkport, $20. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and July 1; 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Runs through July 14.

2012 Falmouth Garden Tour, benefits Falmouth Memorial Library and St. Mary’s Garden Club, $20 advance, $25 day of. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.


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

James Taylor, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $59.50 to $79.50, reserved seating. 8 p.m. today.

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. 4 p.m. today.

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

Don Roy, Franco American fiddle music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. today.

Hot Jazz Brunch, Sean Mencher, Bob Hamilton, Derek Moniz and guests, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and July 1.

Monday Night Blues Series, Erin Harpe & Delta Swingers, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Lyle Divinksy and Friends, folk and funk, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

The Maine Marimba Ensemble, Zimbabwean marimba music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Castlebay, Celtic-inspired folk duo performs songs and stories with guitar, harp, fiddle and woodwinds, Little Brown Church, Round Pond, $10, kids free. 529-5438. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, chamber music from Kneisal Hall in Blue Hill, Bangor Public Library, free. 947-8336, Ext. 111. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Music in the Park, Gorilla Finger Dub Band (soul, rock, reggae, dub, dance), Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford, free. 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Primo Cubano, Cuban son music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market, Mellow Endeavor, rock and jam, downtown Bangor, free. Market 5 to 8 p.m., concert at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Novel Jazz Septet, with vocalist Tracy MacLean, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $5 to $13. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Belfast Summer Nights Waterfront Concert Series, Gypsy Caravan (gypsy jazz, manouche style), Belfast Corner of High and Maine streets, Belfast, free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Victor Wooten, Grammy-winning bassist from Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20, $50 VIP, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Friday.

Hersey State, Greg Sun and The Blank Tapes, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $7. 8 p.m. Friday.

Billy Bragg, English alternative folk, rock and punk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $65. 8 p.m. Friday.

Tommy Lee and DJ Aero, Asylum, Portland, $20/$23. 9 p.m. Friday.

Dimensions in Jazz present Bill Soliloquoy and the Night Machine, music of Carl Dimow, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door, $5 students, $10 seniors. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Friday.

Johnny Tillotson, singer-songwriter of many oldies hits, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Slaid Cleaves, singer-songwriter, Rod Picott opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $23. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Doug Wamble Quartet, guitarist and vocalist, State Theatre, Portland, $20 to $40. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, All Together Now (Beatles music), Wells Harbor Community Park, free. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Junco CD-Release Show, alternative rock, folk and jazz, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg Academy, $ to $10. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Noel Stookey with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, with Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection, Nadia and Jocko, the Maranacook String Band and the Western Mountain Trash Can Band, Kennedy Farm, Kingfield, $20 advance, $25 door, 17 and under free. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Hattie Simon and Nick Thompson-Brown, jazz vocals and piano with stand-up bass, Bard Coffee, Portland. 899-4788. Noon to 2 p.m. July 1.

Fiona Apple, State Theatre, Portland, $48 advance, $50 door. 8 p.m. July 1.

Harvey Reid, guitarist performs original and traditional songs, Hamilton House, South Berwick, 10. 384-2454. 4 p.m. July 1.

Special Events

Psychic Sunday, tarot readings, psychic readings, rune readings, more, The Double Tree Hotel, South Portland, $2 plus fees, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Civil War Re-enactors 3rd Maine, fife and drum corps, musket firing, camp inspection, campfire songs and storytelling, Windham Historical Society, $5, family $15, under 12 free. 892-1306. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Angel Reading Dinner with Ruth Kramer, three-course dinner and personal reading, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $10. 361-2272. 6 p.m. Monday.

MET Opera: Live in HD Summer Encore Series, “Don Giovanni,” Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg Academy, $10 to $18. 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

MET Opera: Live in HD Summer Encore Series, “Don Giovanni,” Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $20. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“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. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

National Theater in London Rebroadcast: “One Man, Two Guvnors,” musical based on “The Servant of Two Masters” by Carlo Goldoni, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg Academy, $10 to $18. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Alexis P. Suter Band, blues, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $17 advance, $20 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

Nabintu Belly Dance and Gregory Hall Improvisational Piano, Constellation Gallery, Portland, $5. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

“Forever Frank,” summer Sinatra dinner dance presented by Reindeer Theatre Company, Louis Philippe and cast of young singers with Sinatra’s favorite Italian food from Luigi, benefits St. Brigid’s School, St. Patrick’s Church, Portland, $15. 6 p.m. Friday.

Portland Performing Arts Festival presents “Yoknapatawpha,” Doug Wamble jazz based on the literary works of William Faulkner, State Theatre, Portland, $20 to $40. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Second annual Chebeague Chebang, summer jubilee with food, games and fireworks, music from Pete Kilpatrick Band, Dominic & the Lucid, Emilia Dahlin, Turd Pollock and Josh Doughty. Depart from Casco Bay Lines terminal in Portland at 3 p.m., Chebeague Island Inn, $25, $50 includes lobster dinner. 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Rain date July 1.

The Farnsworth Summer Celebration, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, museum access, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $250. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Southern Maine Antique Paper Show, Searsport Town Hall, $2. 828-8065. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Benefit dance for cancer patient Darren Paul and family, raffle, cash bar, light refreshments, American Legion Hall, Naples, $10. 286-1247 or 650-4244. 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday.


Vintage Baseball based on 1860 rules, Dirigo (Maine) vs. Essex (Massachusetts), old-time music from The Maine Squeeze accordion band, kettle corn, icecream, raffles and more, Pettengill Farm, Freeport, $5, members and kids free. 865-3170. 1 p.m. today.

Vintage Baseball based on 1860 rules, Dirigo (Maine) vs. Essex (Massachusetts), Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.


“2 Pianos 4 Hands,” play about the journey of two piano players, Portland Stage Company, $20 to $40. 4 p.m. today and July 1; 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific,” musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $29 to $74. 2 and 7 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Tuesday;

2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. July 1. Runs through July 15.

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

“8,” staged reading of documentary play by Dustin Lance Black about federal “Prop 8” case for marriage equality, Portland Stage Company, free. 7 p.m. Monday.

Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” musical, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $30 to $41. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through July 1. Runs through July 14.

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

“Mesmerized,” presented by Snowlion Repertory Company, part of PortFringe 2012 Festival, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $10. 8 p.m. Thursday.

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

“Urinetown,” musical, Boothbay Playhouse, $20. 633-3379. 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through July 14.

“Once Upon a Mattress,” musical comedy, presented by Rangeley Friends of the Arts, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley, $15. 864-5364. 7 p.m. Friday through July 1. Runs through July 2.

“The Little Prince,” children’s show, Theater at Monmouth, $12, 1 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Aug. 17.

Celebration Barn Ensemble’s “Thumps Up,” funny look at Maine’s unique qualities, presented by Portland Performing Arts Festival, Portland High School, John Ford Auditorium, $15 to $30. 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. July 1.