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

Cushing Arts In The Barn, featuring photographer Louisa Scott Creighton-Smith, cushing, Cushing. 5 to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Fresh Art Show and Sale, Sprague Hall, Cape Elizabeth. 318-1049. Photography, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, woodwork, fiber art, sculpture and more, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

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

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

Legends of Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, works in clay, River Arts, Damariscotta. Through Friday.

Founders 25th Anniversary Exhibition, George Mason Gallery, Nobleboro. Through Friday.

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

Kevin Beers: New Paintings and Tim Christensen, drawings on porcelain, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through Saturday.

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

Jeff Bye, “American Landscapes,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Through Saturday.

Karen Bushold and Susan Porter, “City Limit,” photographs, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. Through Saturday.

“Hallowell Through History” and “Model Citizens,” work by Kennebec Valley Art Association members and photographs by Bill Duffy, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Harlow Gallery. Through Saturday.

George Lloyd, “10 Figurative Works,” abstract paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Through Saturday.

Judy O’Donnell, Heron Point Gallery, Portland. 773-0822. Painting and bronze sculpture. Through Saturday.

“Creatures and Critters,” paintings and sculpture by Thomas Dowling, Pam Cabanas, Judy O’Donnell, Tina-Marie Poulin and Jean Noon, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. Through July 29.

“Steel and Stone,” Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. junelacombe Through July 29.

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

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

Thomas Crotty, Maine landscapes, Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston. Through July 29.

Diana Young, “The Walnut Ink Drawings,” Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through July 30.

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

“Beasts and Botany,” art by Elise Smorczewski, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through July 30.

“Illustrated Passages,” Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. Artists chose a piece of text to accompany their art. Through Aug. 19.

Brita Holmquist and Lesia Sochor, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries. com. Paintings. Through Aug. 26.

Claire Seidl, paintings, 1988-2012, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Aug. 4.

“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.

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

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

“Continuing Connections: Craft Media,” Ingrid Merken, Chris Joyce, Robin Cust, Jeffrey Becton and Sequoia Miller, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. Through Aug. 4.

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

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

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

“Secrets of Color,” paintings by Kate Banks based on Victoria Finlay’s book “Color: A Natural History of the Palette,” Dyer Library, Saco. Through July 31.

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

“The Moving Panorama of Pilgrim’s Progress,” 800-foot 19th-century painted scroll based on the 17th-century John Bunyan book, Saco Museum, also at Pepperell Mills Museum, Biddeford. 283-3861; sacomuseum. org. Through Nov. 10.

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

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

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

“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 Saturday.

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

Jean Kigel, “Aquarium and Aviary,” Gyotaku monoprints and Asian brush bird paintings, Denmark Arts Center. denmarkarts. org. Through Aug. 2.

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.

Tim Beavis Retrospective, paintings, York Public Library. Through Aug. 28.

Falmouth Community Programs Art Exhibit “Anne’s Garden,” Falmouth Community Programs art exhibit, Falmouth Memorial Library. Through Aug. 13.

Harold Garde, “People, Places and Things,” paintings, Emery Community Arts Center, Farmington. Through Aug. 12.

Jane Davis Doggett, “Talking Graphics with Waterscapes,” canvas-printed vector graphics, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Through Aug. 3.

July Bonanza Art Explosion, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. ThroughJuly 31.

“Currents: Celebrating the Working Waterfront,” paintings, sculptures, photography and mixed media, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Through Aug. 19.

Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts Exhibition, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Booth- bay, $12, $6 children. mainegardens. org. Through Aug. 31.

“Size Matters,” Francine Schrock and Caren-Marie Michel, paintings, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons. com. Through July.

Pamela Hetherly, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Oil paintings. Through Sept. 7.

“Painters, Players and Poets,” multi-media exhibit of Maine-based artists, writers, composers and furniture makers, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $5. Through Aug. 4.

“Alex Katz: Maine/New York,” paintings and one multi-part sculpture, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 859-5609. Through Dec. 30.

Bates Dance Festival Dance Photo Exhibit, Bates College (Chase Hall), Lewiston. bates Through Aug. 11.

“Secret Garden,” garden-inspired art, Haley Farm Gallery, Kittery. 439-7612. Through Aug. 30.

“On the Wing,” sculpture exhibition and sale, inspired by birds, curated by June LaCombe Sculpture, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay.; Also at Maine Audubon, Falmouth. Through Sept. 30.

The Artisans Collective, encaustics, acrylics, oils, pastels, photography, digital art, floor cloths and ceramics, The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 846-1009. Through Aug. 23.

“Expanding Horizons in 20th Century Maine Art,” 20th-century American paintings and new works by New England artists, Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7682. Through Aug. 8.

“Cats vs. Dogs,” themed free-for-all show, Pinecone + Chickadee, Portland. 772-9280. Through Aug. 3.

Sarah Bouchard, Clint Fulkerson and David Raymond, sculpture, drawings, lambda prints and block prints and more, Corey Daniels Gallery, Wells. Through Aug. 4.

Ellie and Will Barnet, paintings, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Through Aug. 3.

“Mythologies,” Lucinda Bliss, Stephen Burt, Rebecca Fitzpatrick, Carrie Scanga, Todd Watts and Timothy Wilson, Rose Contemporary, Portland. 780-0700. Through Aug. 25.

“The Life of a Collection: Spotlight on Hats,” Kennebunk Free Library. Through Tuesday.

“Ikebana in Maine,” Ikebana flower arrangements, Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus, Portland. Through July 31.

“Baker’s Dozen,” studio installation, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. Through July 31.

“Studio Selection 1,” latest works from Spindleworks studios, Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick. Through July 31.

“Studio Selection 2,” latest works from Spindleworks studios, Topsham Public Library. Through Aug. 5.

“Good Old Summertime,” annual summer members’ show, York Art Association, York Harbor. Through Aug. 5.

“Chebeague Through Artists’ Eyes,” Museum of Chebeague History, Chebeague Island. 846-5237. Through Sept. 3.

Sarah Gorham, “Reflections,” colorful interpretations of the water’s edge, University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford. 283-0171. Through Aug. 1.

“L’ArtCADIE,” highlighting the 400th anniversary of the founding of Acadia, University of Maine (Acadian Archives), Fort Kent. 834-7536. Through Aug. 15.

“Upon Reflection,” photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman over a 35-year period, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland, free. Through Sept. 30.

“Culture on Cloth,” Inuit wall hangings and sculpture, Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary. com. Through Aug. 31.

“Portrait Project 2011-2012,” paintings and drawings by Robert Bryson, Art Galleries at University of Maine at Machias. 255-1279. Through Aug. 10.

“Tell Me a Story: A World of Wonders,” children’s book illustrations by 11 Maine artists, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. 753-6500. Through Aug. 3.

“The Art Quilt Show,” contemporary art quilts, presented by the Fearless Designers, Central Maine Artists Gallery, Skowhegan. 858-0797. Through Aug. 4.

“Landscape Languages,” Barbara Vanderbilt, Cynthia White and Mary Boothby. Downtown Gallery, Washington. 845-2225. Through Aug. 12.

Chris Polson, paintings, Twin Brooks Stretchers, Lincolnville. 763-4271. Through Sept. 14.

“Collaborative Connections,” Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. Group exhibit. Through Aug. 4.

“Rock and Jazz,” Mark Herrington and Joseph Haroutunian, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. Today through Aug. 15.

“Beyond Rugs: The Handwoven Rug as Art,” CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. Through Aug. 11.

Barbara Ernst Prey: “Forty Years of Painting,” Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. Through Aug. 31.

“Portland: Capturing a Changing Neighborhood,” Rush Brown paintings, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. Through Aug. 17.

William Irvine and John Neville, new works, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. Through Aug. 12.

Hannah Ineson, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Through Aug. 21.

Dennis Pinette and Jeff Epstein, paintings, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. Through Aug. 11.

“Art Quilt Odyssey,” Carol Ann Powley, mixed media art quilts, York Public Library, York. Through Sept. 5.

“Viewpoints,” group exhibit, Marguerite Robichaux, Elise Ansel, Tom Curry, Michele Dangelo, Kate Emlen and many others. Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. Through Sept. 24.

New Works, Janice Anthony, Diane Dahlke, Tom Crotty, Robert Dyer, Margaret Gill, Tom Glover, Dahlov Ipcar, Janet C. Manyan, Frank Metz, Laurence Sisson and Ted Wengren, Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston. Through Sept. 8.

“From Stitch to Stone,” group show, Sunnyfield Studio Gallery, West Newfield. 793-2504. Through Aug. 5.

Art Openings

Painter Marguerite Robichaux and Author Elizabeth Peavey, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. Artist and writer of “Glorious Slow Going: Maine Stories of Art, Adventure and Friendship,” 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.


“Wyrd Sisters,” show dates Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 2-4, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. 512-2638. Auditions for high school age and up; light and sound desingers and crew also needed, 4 p.m. today, 6:30 p.m. Monday.


Strawberry Festival, benefits First Parish Church of Brunswick music program, Brunswick Mall/Gazebo area on Maine Street. 725-2588. Quarts of berries, sundaes, jams, pies and shortcakes, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today.

Summer Benefit Concert Series, proceeds benefit Southern Maine Agency on Aging, Spiral Arts, Community Partnerships for the Protection of Children and Hope Acts/Friends of Burundi, Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, South Portland, $5. Bob Gredlics, 7 p.m. Thursday.

Wiscasset Old Jail Antiques Show and Sale, to support the Lincoln County Historical Association’s efforts to maintain and restore the Lincoln County Museum and Old Jail, free. 882-9628. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Giant Annual Book Sale, Dyer Library, Saco. 283-3861. Thousands of titles, including rare and antique finds, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Midsummer Dinner & Concert, benefit for Bath Area Food Bank, Bath Freight Shed, Bath, $25. 841-5505. Local food and music by The Arrowsics, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Travis Tritt with The Mallett Brothers and the L-A Harley Band, benefits the efforts to bring health and wellness programs and services to the Rangeley Lakes region, Rangeley Region Health & Wellness Pavilion, $49, $200 VIP. 4 p.m. Saturday.

Books and Authors

Port Veritas Spoken Word Night, Local Sprouts Coop- erative, Portland, donations welcome. 7 p.m. Monday.

Deborah Cummins, author of “Here and Away: Discovering Home on an Island in Maine,” Stonington Opera House. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Poetry Reading, Carolyn Frost, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $5. 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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

David Rosenfelt, author of “Leader of the Pack,” McArthur Library, Biddeford. 284-4181. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Monica Wood, author of “When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine.” Portland Public Library. Noon Wednesday.

Poetry Night, Kennebunk Free Library, free. Poets Preston Hood, Beverly Cooper-Pete, Sarah LeBlance, Celena Dykes, David Morse and many more, 7 p.m. Thursday.

Lin and Larry Pardey, authors of “Bull Canyon: A Boatbuilder, a Writer, and other Wildlife.” Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Author Series, John McDonald, author of “John McDonald’s Maine Trivia.” Maine Historical Society, Portland, $8, $7 seniors and students. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Jeff and Allison Wells, authors of “Maine’s Favorite Birds,” Falmouth Memorial Library. 781-2351. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Melissa Coleman, author of “This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family’s Heartbreak.” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. Noon Thursday.

Dave Norman, author of “Following Josh,” Portland Public Library. Noon Friday.

John Ford Sr., author of “Suddenly the Cider Didn’t Taste So Good, Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine,” Bookstacks, Bucksport. 469-8992. 11 a.m. Saturday.

Howie Carr, author of “Hitman,” Nonesuch Books, South Portland. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Richard Creek, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Rockland. Editor of “From Guiding Lights to Beacons for Business: The Many Lives of Maine’s Lighthouses,” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Dahlov Ipcar, author and artist of children’s book, “Stripes and Spots,” Portland Museum of Art. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Classical Music

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow Concert, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 1 p.m. Thursday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Sebasco Harbor Resort, Phippsburg, free. Festival Extra Concert, 8 p.m. today.

DaPonte String Quartet, “A Journey to the Heart of Europe,” Huntington Common, Kennebunk, $12. 967-9120. Works by Beethoven, Wolf and Dvorak, 3 p.m. today.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Monday Sonatas, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $30. Works by Mendelssohn, Debussy, Schumann and Hindemith, 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Freeport Community Center, free. Festival Extra Concert, noon Tuesday.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25. “Cafe Music,” works by Mozart, Brahms and Schoenfield, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Wednesday Upbeat! featured artists include Ray Chen, New York Philharmonic principal oboe Liang Wang, Cincinnati Symphony principal flutist Randy Bowman and the Ying and Shanghai Quartets. Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $30. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

PORTopera presents Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $41-$105. Heartbreaking tale of love, loss of innocence and desertion, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday.

Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival, Elissa Lee Koljonen and Max Levinson, “Great Beethoven Sonatas,” Rockport Opera House, $30-$40, $8 for 18 and under. 8 p.m. Thursday.

DaPonte String Quartet, “A Journey to the Heart of Europe,” Union Church, South Bristol, $25. Works by Beethoven, Wolf and Dvorak, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

2012 Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music, part of the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. Concert in memory of composer David Gamper, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, “Cafe Music,” works by Mozart, Brahms and Schoenfield. Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center). $20, $15 seniors, $10 students. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Frontiers of Music #4, Maine composers DeScherer, Lacks, Pride and Sonenberg, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, donations at the door. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays, featured artists include Paul Neubauer, Liang Wang, Mikhail Kopelman, Randy Bowman, and the Ying and Shanghai Quartets. Works by Bach, Brahms and Beethoven. Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $40. 7:30 p.m. Friday.


Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slainte 8 p.m. Thursday.

Hope Rogers and Friends, Eagles Club, Westbrook, $10, 21-plus. 415-1547. 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.


Leap of Faith, Strand Theatre, Rockland, free. Original work combining dance, projected images, live music and spoken word, 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Bates Dance Festival, Kate Weare Company, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, $12-$24. Weare and her performers present “Garden,” an exploration of human relationships, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.


Yarmouth Clam Festival, plenty of clams and other foods, also entertainment, contests, carnival, Yarmouth. Ends today.

Maine Celtic Celebration, music and culture festival, various locations, Belfast. www.maine Today.

Mollyockett Days, Bethel Village Common, Bethel. Parade, arts and crafts, wagon rides, belly dancing demo, music, kid’s entertainment, race and more. Today.

Annual Native American Pow Wow, Harbor Park, Wells. Music, vendors and special guests to celebrate Native American heritage. Today.

Annual Stonington Fisherman’s Day, hosted by the Island Fishermen’s Wife Association. Stonington. Food, crafts, vendors, codfish relay, pet show, rowboat races and more. Today.

Bingham Bicentennial, Revolutionary Way encampment and more. Bingham. Children’s festival, talent show, road race, fashion show, musket shooting contest. Through July 29.

Celebration of the Arts, features painters, printmakers, sculptors, photographers and fine crafters plus live music and a children’s activity tent, The Mooring Bed & Breakfast, Georgetown. Noon to 4 p.m. today.

Maine Potato Blossom Festival, features farmer competitions, road race, arts and crafts, fireworks, antique tractor pull, mashed potato wrestling and more. Fort Fairfield. Today.

Waterford World’s Fair, small community agricultural fair with workshops, a craft fair and children’s activities. North Waterford. www.waterford Today.

BRCA Aquafest, family festival. Belgrade Lakes. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Alfred Festival, pancake breakfast, parade, chili-chowder-pie contest, kids’ activities, book sale, much more in Alfred. Today.

Ossipee Valley Music Festival, Hot Club of Cowtown, Parkington Sisters, Fred Eaglesmith, Tommy Emmanuel, Blue Highway, Claire Lynch Band, The Boxcars, Missy Raines, the New Hip and more. Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, South Hiram. Thursday through Sunday.

Casco Days, Casco Day Park. Midway, fireworks, chicken barbecue, road race, music and more. Thursday through Saturday.

Thoreau-Wabanaki Festival,, Center for Moosehead History, Greenville. Henry David Thoreau celebration with music, Indian culture and more. Thursday through Saturday.

Pittston Fair, family friendly agricultural fair with midway, exhibitions, contests and events, Pittston Fairgrounds. Thursday to July 29.

Bangor State Fair, Bangor Fairgrounds. Concerts, demolition derby, midway, food, petting zoo, fireworks and more. Friday through Aug. 5.

Rangeley Lakes Logging Museum Festival Days,, Rangeley. Wood chip contest, arts and crafts, kids games, woodsmen competitions and more, Friday and Saturday.

Richmond Days, music, parade, pontoon boat rides, lobster crate races and, Richmond. Friday and Saturday.

Skowhegan Riverfest, maine Family events, food, raft rides and more, Friday through Aug. 5.

Summerfest, dog parade, dog show, entertainment, treasure tables, crafts, baked goods, plants, games, food and more, First Congregational Church, Wiscasset. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Piscataquis River Festival, Guilford. piscataquischamber. com. Sporting events, live music, food vendors, Little Miss Lilac Pageant and more. Saturday.

York Days and Lighting of the Nubble, events.html#York Days. Short Sands Beach, York. Concerts, tournaments, sandcastle building, fireworks, more. Saturday.

Maine’s Dooryard Arts Festival, Maine-centric expression from the traditional to the contemporary; special events, exhibits and a showcase of artists, artisans and distinguished antique dealers, Poland Spring Resort. maines Saturday.

Moore Park Art Show, South Paris, free. 890-9399. 50 artists and artisans, live performances, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Annual Harborfest, proceeds will support the Wells Rotary Club community service projects and the Wells Chamber of Commerce scholarship fund. Wells Harbor Community Park, free, fee for barbecue. Silent auction, food, live music and more, 3 p.m. Saturday.


Summer Film Series, York Public Library, free. “The Artist” (PG-13), 7 p.m. today.

By Popular Demand Film Series, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $5, donation. 563-5513. “The Man Who Would Be King” (1975), 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Summer Film Series, Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 443-5141. “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1962), 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Movies in the Amphitheatre, bring your own seating. Rain location is the Camden Public Library, Bok Amphitheatre (Harbor Park), Camden, free. 236-3440. “Four Weddings and a Funeral” (1994) rated R. Sunset Tuesday.

Summer Documentary Film Series, Portland Public Library, free. “I’m Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad and the Beautiful,” 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Art Videos at The Gallery Film Series, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. “William Thon, Maine Master” plus Beverly Hallam, “Artist as Innovator,” 7:30 pm. Wednesday.

“The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek,” Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. 1944 screwball comedy, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Food and Drink

A Wine Walk in the Old Port: The Many Styles of Rose, The Merry Table, Portland, $39 advance, $45 day of, 21-plus. Sommelier Erica Archer leads wine and food pairing tour through four restaurants, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

For Children

“The Boxcar Children,” Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8-$9. Series of vignettes based on the first “Boxcar Children” book, 4 p.m. today.

Crusher’s Kids Concerts in the Park, Deering Oaks, Portland, free. 756-8130. USM Chemistry Lab (Big Bang Theory), 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Pinocchio Show, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft, $6, $22 per family. Summer Drama Camp performance, 6 p.m. Friday.

Antonia Rocha, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft, $6, $22 per family. Award-winning children’s author, storyteller, mime and actor, 6 p.m. Saturday.


“Promenade: A Walk in Style Through Pejepscot’s Past,” clothing, shoes, accessories, Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick. pejepscot Through Oct. 31.

Girl Scouts: Celebrating One Hundred Years, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestate Through Aug. 31. “Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless,” Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth, free, donations welcome. Through Aug. 19.

“Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine,” Maine Historical Society, Portland.

Historic Old Port Walking Tours, not recommended for children under 12, Maine Historical Society, Portland, $10. 90-minute tours by trained guides, 10:30 and 1 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


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

Leon Russell, singer-pianist, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $65. 8 p.m. today.

Summer Concert Series, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $5. 985-8759. Songs from the Big Band era, 5 p.m. today.

Putnam Smith, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portland Acoustic, Americana, roots, 6 p.m. Monday.

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

The Mahoosuc Skye Celtic Series, The Tartan Terrors, Gould Academy (Bingham Auditorium), Bethel, $20, $15 seniors, $10 for 12 and under. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The Tartan Terrors, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. Celtic music, comedy and dance, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Sail Away: High C’s on the High Seas, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $15 advance, $20 day of, Several musicians, including Aisha Ussery Adams, Kenneth Gayle, Dennis St. Pierre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Matisyahu & The Dirty Heads, State Theatre, Portland, $30 advance, $35 day of, all ages, general admission. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Marc Cohn, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogun-quit, $47.50 advance, $51.50 day of, 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival, Emeline Michel, Queen of Haitian song, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $30-$40, $8 for 18 and under. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Jordan Benissan, El RayoTaqueria, Portland. African drumming, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Ian MacKenzie, folk guitar, The Temple, Ocean Park, $5. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Original Wailers, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15-$30, 18-plus. (888) 512-SHOW. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Sunset Folk Series, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 756-8130. Brad Strause, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Concerts at Mill Creek Park, South Portland, free. 767-7650. Don Campbell Trio (country, folk), 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Music on the Mall, Brunswick, free. 729-4439. Apple Scruffs (classic rock), 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Emily Hodder, New Growth String Band, Jordan Hall, Ocean Park, $5. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Arts Series, Royal River Park, Yarmouth. 846-2406. Lyle Divinsky and the Model Airplane (soulful covers), 6:15 p.m. Wednesday; Wayne from Maine (kids’ interactive music show), 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Shonen Knife, Space, Portland, $10, 18-plus. Japanese pop-punk. With White Mystery and Whip Hands, 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Friends of Eastern Promenade Concert Series, Fort Allen Park, Portland. 756-8130. Chandler’s Band Concert (marches and big band era), 7 p.m. Thursday.

John Mock “From the Shoreline,” Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $15 advance, $18 day of, boothbayopera Integration of music and photography, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Greg Brown, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $35. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Cool Sounds Concert Series and Outdoor Market, Bangor downtown, free. RetroRockerz, good-time music of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, market 5 to 8 p.m., concert at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Jimmy Dority, piano, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, donations welcome.localsprouts. coop. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Alive at Five Summer Music Series, Monument Square, Portland. McCarthys (country, roots rock) and Amy Allen (singer-songwriter), free, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Lakeside Concerts, Jenn Adams (jazz, folk and blues singer-songwriter), Bates College (Keigwin Amphitheater), Lewiston, free. 786-6330. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Concerts in the Park, Memorial Park, Scarborough, free. 772-2811 ext. 234. Time Pilots (’80s cover band), 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Midcoast Music Fest, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $15 advance, $18 day of show, $40 for all three shows. The Boneheads with Bruce Hardina, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Belfast Summer Nights Weekly Music Series, Heritage Park, Belfast, free. 322-7123. Rugged and The Colorados, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Hot Summer Nights Music Series, Central School, South Berwick, free, donations welcome. 384-5846. Oran Mor with Jamie Meader and Cat Connors, Irish and Scottish music, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Concert Series, Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch, Auburn, free. Maximum Blue, guitar and fiddle duo, noon Thursday.

The Tartan Terrors, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $15. 948-7469. Celtic music, comedy and dance, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Hot Club of Cowtown, Western swing trio, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $17 advance, $22 day of, 8 p.m. Friday.

Blind Pilot, folk pop, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15-$25 VIP. With River City Extension and John Heart Jackie, 9 p.m. Friday.

Mindy Smith, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Port-land, $28. onelongfellowsquare. com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Rustic Overtones, rock, jazz and funk, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $22. 8 p.m. Friday.

Happy Together Tour, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, $21.75-$61.75. Members of The Turtles, The Monkees, Grass Roots, Buckinghams and more, gates at 5 p.m. Friday.

Tony Boffa and Mark Macisso, jazz and pop tunes, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $17 advance, $20 day of, jonathans 8 p.m. Friday.

“We Shall Rise,” performances hosted by Resurgam Collective, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Christopher Pulsoni, Maureen Eberhardt and Gaelle Robin bring an assorted mix of styles and sounds, 7 p.m. Friday.

Paul Sullivan, Grammy-winning jazz pianist, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $15. 7 p.m. Friday.

Steve Azar, Asylum, Portland, $12 advance, $15 day of, 21-plus. 772-8274. 9 p.m. Friday.

Friday Noon Concert Series, David Good, Post Office Park, Portland. www.portlandmaine. com, noon Friday.

Alba’s Edge with Nicole Rabata and Matt Shipman, Scottish fiddle, Cuban and Brazilian rhythms with Scottish dancing by Laura Scott, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $15, $10 students and children. mayostreetarts. org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Vox One: A Cappella Jazz Quintet, vocal music, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $20, $15 seniors, $10 students. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Music on the Hill, annual summer concert series, Windham Hill United Church of Christ, Windham, $8-$12, $40 for the series. 893-1688. Denny Breau Trio, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Novel Jazz Septet, music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, $13 advance, $15 day of, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Robin Jellis, cello music, classical to Celtic to modern, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, donations welcome. 11 a.m. Saturday.

Ingrid Michaelson with Greg Laswell, State Theatre, Portland, $20 advance, $25 day of, state 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Straight Lace (rock, swing, easy listening) Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Cats Under the Stars, Jerry Garcia Band tribute, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 day of, onelongfellow 8 p.m. Saturday.

Jonathan Edwards’ Birthday Bash, folk rock, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $40. 646-4526. p.m. Saturday.

Dopapod, with Boombasnap, Lost between Sound, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $10-$20. (888) 512-SHOW. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Sidecar Radio’s Sublime Beach Party, Asylum, Portland, $6 advance, $8 day of, 21-plus. 772-8274. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Amigos, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.

10th Annual Maine All-Day Shape Note Singing, four-part unaccompanied community singing, potluck dinner at noon; tune-books will be available for loan and purchase, Old Town House, Union, free. 594-5743. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Beatles for Sale, tribute band, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Songs of Barbra Streisand, Mary Bastoni-Rebmann performs well loved songs, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $15. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pro Sports

Sea Dogs Game, Hadlock Field, Portland. vs. Trenton, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Special Events

Open Farm Day, activities and demonstrations from milking to felting, pet farm animals, pick berries or go on a hay ride. There will be farm-raised products for sale and samples to taste. Over 100 farms statewide. 287-3702. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Museums of Old York Presents 23rd Annual Decorator Show House, Harmon House, York Harbor, $20. Ongoing through Aug. 11.

5th Annual Old York Antiques Show, Virginia Weare Parsons Education Center, York Village, $9, $5 for members. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.

Rob Mermin’s “Circle of Sawdust,” multi-media one-man show by Circus Smirkus founder, Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick, $15, $12 seniors, $10 children. 7 p.m. today.

Truck and Tractor Meet, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Owls Head, $12, 18 and under free. 9:30 a.m. today.

Angel Reading Dinner with Ruth Kramer, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $10. 361-2272. 3-course dinner and personal reading, 6 p.m. Monday.

Summer Weekday Performance Series, Matiss Duhon, juggling and humor, Post Office Park, Portland. Noon Tuesday.

MET Opera: Live in HD Summer Encore Series, “Der Rosenkavalier,” Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $18, $15 seniors, $10 students. 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Live for $5 Wednesday Night Series,” Stonington Opera House, $5. Audiobody (The Tardy Brothers), 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Edna St. Vincent Millay Anniversary Celebration, with poet Candice Stover, presentation on “Love Vincent: Writing Home,” Whitehall Inn, Camden. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Love Never Dies,” live in HD from Melbourne, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $15, $5 for 18 and under. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Antiques Appraisals Night, with Harry W. Hepburn III, three-item limit, Raymond-Casco Historical Society Museum, South Casco, $5 per appraisal. 5 p.m. Thursday.

Church of Love and Ruin, hip-hop, bounce, satire, politics, drag, queer culture, marching bands and dance party craziness, B.Dolan, Grand Buffet, What Cheer? Brigade, Vockah Redu & The Cru, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Space, Portland, $12 advance, $15 day of, 18-plus. 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The Hanumen, Deering Grange Hall, Portland, $25. Mantra music and mystic poetry, yoga class from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” Arundel Barn Playhouse, $30 to $41. 8 p.m. today and Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 8 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 4.

“The Sound of Music,” Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $12 to $18. 5 p.m. today.

Shakespeare’s “Antony & Cleopatra,” Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington, $35. 7 p.m. today.

“Once On This Island, Jr.,” Caribbean adaptation of the popular Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Little Mermaid,” Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale, $10 to $12. 2 p.m. today.

“MoonDance,” one-woman musical caberet of Luna Diamond’s journey in the 20th century, Lucid Stage, Portland, $6 advance, $10 door. 2 p.m. today.

“Funny Girl,” Northport Music Theater, $20 to $25. 3:30 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado,” comic operetta, Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10 advance, $15 door. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 5.

“Sunset Boulevard,” presented by Maine State Music Theatre, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $36-$59. 2 and 7:30 p.m. today and Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 4.

Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie,” Theater at Monmouth, $10-$26. 1 p.m. today and Saturday. Through Aug. 18.

Moliere’s “Tartuffe,” Theater at Monmouth,$10-$26. 7 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 19.

Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” Theater at Monmouth, $10-$26. 7 p.m. today. Through Aug. 17.

“Damn Yankees,” Ogunquit Playhouse, $29-$74. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 18.

“Hairspray,” Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $18-$25, $10 students. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 11.

“Thanks for the Music,” Boothbay Playhouse, $15. 633-3379. Broadway revue, 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

“The House of Bernarda Alba,” drama presented by Heartwood Theater, Lincoln Academy (Parker B. Poe Theater), Newcastle, $12 to $18. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” presented by Fenix Theatre, Bowdoin College Hatch Quad, Brunswick, free. 6 p.m. Thursday. Through Aug. 9.

“Guys and Dolls” Midcoast Theater’s teen summer production, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $10, $8 students and seniors. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday.

Shakespeare’s “Henry IV,” Theater at Monmouth, $10-$28. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 18.

MaineStage Summer Shakespeare Series, Lafayette Park, Kennebunk, free, donations welcome. mainestage “As You Like It,” 7 p.m. Thursday; “Othello,” 7 p.m. Friday; “Love’s Labours Lost,” 2 p.m. Saturday; “As You Like It,” 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 11.

Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” presented by Fenix Theatre, Deering Oaks, Portland, free. 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 11.

“Chess,” rock opera, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 5.

Mystery for Hire presents “Show Biz Can Be Murder,” Senator Inn and Spa, Augusta, $40. 622-8800. Interactive mystery-themed dinner, 7 p.m. Friday.

“Footloose,” Windham Center Stage Theatre, Windham, $12, $10 seniors and students. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 5.

The Rat Pack is Back, Anthony’s Dinner Theater, Portland, $29.99. anthonysdinnertheater. com. Dinner theater and music, 7 p.m. Saturday.


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