• HOT TICKETS

Music and Nightlife: Making nu like new? That would be P.O.D.

HOW OLD can nu metal get before it’s not nu anymore? P.O.D. (Payable on Death), best known for the 2001 hits “Alive” and “Youth of the Nation,” has been doing the nu metal thing for 20 years, and they seem as sharp as always. (Metal? Sharp? Get it?)

WHEN: 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Asylum, 21 Center St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $15

INFO: 772-8274; portlandasylum.com

Art and Theater: Mozart, Mendelssohn, more at Camden hall

MAINE PRO MUSICA returns home with a concert in Camden with a program that includes music by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Beethoven. Guest pianist Chiharu Naruse, a member of the Bates College faculty, will join the orchestra for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Camden Opera House

HOW MUCH: $20

INFO: mainepromusica.org

Dining and Drink: Savor summer, sip and dine on Sunday

ENJOY the waning days of summer at an Austrian wine dinner held outdoors on a local farm. Guests will be Rafael Flores and Winthrop Pennock from Artisanal Cellars in Vermont.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: The Well at Jordan’s Farm, 21 Wells Road, Cape Elizabeth

HOW MUCH: $60 per person, cash only

INFO: 831-9350; [email protected]

Et Cetera: Antiques appreciators help river preservers

WHETHER YOU’RE searching for vintage jewelry, classic silver, antique furniture or fab-ulous folk art, head to the 15th annual Coastal Maine Antiques Show, where you’ll find more than 70 of Maine’s top antiques dealers showing their wares. And the admission fee supports the Damariscotta River Association.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Round Top Farm, Route 1, Damariscotta

HOW MUCH: $10

INFO: maineantiques.org

 

• CHEAP THRILLS

Music and Nightlife: Fly Monday with The Model Airplane

IS MONDAY your blue day? Maybe you need to get your soul and funk groove on at Portland’s Big Easy with The Model Airplane’s weekly Monday gigs.

WHERE: Big Easy, 55 Market St., Portland

WHEN: 9 p.m. Monday

HOW MUCH: $5

INFO: bigeasyportland.com

Art and Theater: WCSH6 Art Festival returns on Saturday

THINGS DON’T get much better than browsing the streets and looking at art. The WCSH6 Sidewalk Art Festival is set for Saturday. The annual art show and sale attracts artists from across New England and across the Northeast.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Congress Street from Congress Square to Monument Square, Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: wcsh6.com

Dining and Drink: Bunker Brewing taste fest

IF YOU HAVEN’T TRIED the small batch ales and lagers of Bunker Brewing yet, head over to their lair in East Bayside and have a taste on Growler Night.

WHEN: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: 122 Anderson St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free taste but bring money to buy more.

INFO: 450-5014

Et Cetera: Sand sculpting event all about the fun of it

IF THE OLYMPICS gave you your fill of high-stakes competition, head to Pemaquid Beach for the noncompetitive Beachscapes sand-sculpting extravaganza. Bring your own shovel and your imagination to this family-friendly event, where everyone will receive a winner’s circle ribbon.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturda

WHERE: Pemaquid Beach, Snowball Hill Road, Bristol

HOW MUCH: Free with park admission

INFO: 563-2196