Duane Paluska, new paintings and sculpture, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Saturday.

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

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

“Continuing Connections,” Michael Alpert, orchard photographs, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. Through Oct. 13.

Group Exhibition, Janice Anthony, Diane Dahlke, Thomas Crotty, Robert Dyer, Margaret Gill and others, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. Through Sept. 30

Janice Anthony, new and recent paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston. Through Sept. 23.

“Wonderful Water,” multi-media show, York Art Association, York Harbor. Ends Sunday.

“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; Through Nov. 10.

Barbara Brady, “reMarks,” Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. Ends Sunday.

Pamela Hetherly, oil paintings, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Through Friday.

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

“Promenade: A Walk in Style Through Pejepscot’s Past,” clothing, shoes and accessories worn by past Pejepscot residents, Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick. Through Tuesday.

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

“Landscapes,” 20 local artists and an array of media, Macpage LLC, South Portland. Through Oct. 19.

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

“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.

Paintings of Pat Sharp, Art Galleries at University of Maine at Machias. 255-1279. Through Sept. 28.

“Portland: Capturing a Changing Neighborhood,” Rush Brown paintings, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. Through Sept. 10.

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

“Three Colorists,” Tom Curry, Henry Isaacs and Andrea Peters, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Through Tuesday.

“Architectural Elements,” hooked work by Roslyn Logsdon, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. Through Sept. 29.

“Series,” Ogunquit Art Association Showcase, Terry Downs and others, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. Through Saturday.

“Through the Eyes of America,” America Martin, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. Friday through Sept. 12.

“40 Years Celebrating Maine,” Joellyn Duesberry oil paintings and monotypes, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through Sept. 29.

“Life Drawings,” Randall Harris, Heron Point Gallery, Portland. Through Sept. 29.

“Mid-Summer Perspectives,” John Bowdren, William Hallett and Gayl McNally, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. 846-7777. Through Sept. 30.

“Counterpoint III,” “Here from There” and “Intercept,” paintings, sculptures, works on paper, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. Through Sept. 22.

“This Field,” paintings by Megan Chase, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Sept. 23.

Mario Francesconi, Italian modernist paintings, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. Through Tuesday.

“install 2,” three Maine artists, selections of objects and furniture from the gallery, and photographs by Sally Mann from a private collection, Corey Daniels Gallery, Wells. Through Sept. 15.

“Tuscany to Pompeii and Beyond,” Condon and Georgeann Kuhl, paper pulp paintings, mixed media, Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell. Through Friday.

“The Art of Dee’s Ice Cream Packaging,” artwork by Barbara Bean and Edward Mackenzie made from material donated by Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, Richmond Store Gallery. Through Oct. 31.

Peter Pentz, “Photographic Portrait of Denmark, ME,” Denmark Arts Center. 452-2412. Through Monday.

“Three Way Lens,” sculpture, collage, oil paintings and drawings by Priscilla Cross, Carol Sloane and Leva Tatarsky, Downtown Gallery, Washington. 845-2597. Through Sept. 9.

“At Home and Abroad: Realism, Impressionism and Modernism,” European and American paintings, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. Through Sept. 21.

Jan ter Weele, paintings, Falmouth Memorial Library. Through Sept. 30.

“Illumination,” hand-crafted lighting sculpture by Joe Hemes, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. Through Sept. 16.

“Her Kingdom Under the Sea,” installation by Andrea Dezso, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. Through Sept. 12.

“The Power of Music: Photographic Portraits of Americans and their Musical Instruments, 1860-1915,” Museum L-A, Lewiston. Through Sept. 23.

“Wearable Art,” jewelry, clothing and accessories by a wide array of Maine artists, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Through Oct. 31.

“Paintings, Prints and Drawings,” Sam Cady, Nancy Wissemann-Widrig, David Dewey and John Silverio, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. Through Sept. 15.

“Turkish Delights, Buddhas and Veils,” photographs from the Mid and Far East by Clare Stone, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Through Sept. 21.

Peter Poskas, “Summer Lights,” landscapes, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. Through Sept. 29.

Rufus Coes and Ethel H. Blum, “Travels Near and Far, A Restrospective,” Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through Sept. 29.

“Specifically Saint John,” views across the Upper River watershed by William Lloyd Duncan, University of Maine (Blake Library), Fort Kent. Through Sept. 28.

“Places of the Heart: From the Caribbean to Maine and Italy,” Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Through Oct. 2.

Selected Marine Art, curated by J. Russell Jinishian, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Through Sept. 23.

Mark Bell and Cathy Melio, pottery and printmaking, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. Through Sept. 30.

Susan Horowitz, handcrafted pottery, Maine Potters Market, Portland. 774-1633. Through Sept. 26.

“The Dragon Sleeps,” watercolors and Asian brush paintings by Jean Kigel, Summer Island Studio, Gallery of Fine Artisans, Brunswick. 373-1810. Through Sept. 30.

“My Studio Without Walls: Maine and Beyond,” watercolors by Tony van Hasselt, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. Through Sept. 16.

Exhibit by Susan Myer Riley and Travis Roy, North Yarmouth Academy (Curtis Gallery), Yarmouth. 847-5423. Through Oct. 31.

“All in the Family,” paintings, drawings, prints, collage, jewelry and sculpture by Beverly Price, Allison Price and Hillary Schwartz, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. 729-9108. Through Sept. 30.

Art Openings

Jon Imber, “Life at the Shore,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Through Sept. 29. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Addiction to Perfection,” encaustic paint and mixed media by Kimberly Curry and graphite on paper by Jeanne Titherington, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. Through Oct. 27. First Friday reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

First Fridays at The Farnsworth, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, free. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Ross Grams, “Two Worlds of Home,” Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Through Sept. 29. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Far Out,” Maine Artists Collective explores line, form, color and the abstract, Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through Sept. 20. First Friday reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Grand Reopening: Jim Williams and Jeff Swanson, Two Paths Gallery, Portland. First Friday reception, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Lavendier Myers, “By the Maine Coast Edge: Intimate Views from Freeport To Monhegan Island,” paintings, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. Through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Edwige Charlotte and Rachel Gloria, “Gilded Roots, Native Grace,” prints, paintings, textiles, and installation inspired by botanicals, cityspaces and religious iconography, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. Through Oct. 28. First Friday opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Inspired by Space: Artists of the Chestunut Street Lofts,” oil paintings, mixed media, photography, pigment prints, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). Through Sept. 30. First Friday opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

“Points of View,” Gail Rein, Irina Kahn and Suzanne Hardy, Lajos Matolcsy Arts Gallery, Norway. Through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Audrey Bechler, Jill Caldwell, Laurie Lofman Bellmore and Joan Wright, Art Space Gallery, Rockland. First Friday reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Andrea van Voorst van Beest and Jim Kelly, gouache paintings and intaglio prints and mixed media, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. Through Sept. 29. First Friday reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Thomas and Anne Dubois, paintings and woodworking, Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. Through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.

“Phantasmagoria,” Brandon Kawashima, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. Through Sept. 30. First Friday reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

John Urbain, “No Ideas But in Things,” Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. Through Oct. 14. First Friday reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Painterly Perspectives,” Jo-Ann Sanborn, Sandi Johnson and Tara O’Neill, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. Through Sept. 30. First Friday reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

J. Thomas R. Higgins, “Paint and Perception: A Retrospective Exhibition,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Through Oct. 10. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

“Museum in the Streets,” Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-6226. Public preview, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Philip Frey, new paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through Oct. 13. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Works on Paper,” origami, collage, drawing, pastel, charcoal, watercolor and more, York Art Association, York Harbor. Through Oct. 7. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 9.


“Beauty and the Beast, Jr.,” performances are Nov. 2-11, seeking actors in grades 6 to 12, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. 832-6060. 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday; 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

“Chicago,” seeking actors high school age and up, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. 832-6060. 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 9.


Open Studio, artist reception, music by Emilia Dahlin, Jason Spooner Trio, Caroline Cotter and DJ Johnny Mambo, benefits Safe Passage, Richard Sandifer Gallery and Studio, Portland, $20 to $50. 4:30 p.m. to midnight Friday.

Walk for Recovery, 1.5-mile walk, live music, kids’ activities, presented by Serenity House, Monument Square, Portland, $10. Registration at 8:30 a.m., walk at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Annual Walk to Defeat ALS, spnsored by Northern New England Chapter of the ALS Association, benefits ALS research and services, Payson Park, Portland. Registration 9 to 10:30 a.m., walk begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

“Strut your Mutt,” 2-mile walk-a-thon, with or without a dog, obedience demonstrations, contests and prizes, benefits Animal Welfare Society’s Sadie Fund, Mothers Beach, Kennebunk. 985-3244. Registration 10 a.m., walk rain or shine at 11 a.m. Sept. 9.

Books and Authors

Elizabeth Miles, release party for young adult book “Envy,” Longfellow Books, Portland. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Marcy Titcomb Kudirka, author of “Since You Ask … Kennebunk Shipbuilder Joseph Titcomb,” Kennebunk Free Library. 3 p.m. Thursday.

Nancy Brown, author of “Song of the Vikings,” Portland Public Library. Noon Friday.

Classical Music

Annual Keyboard Benefit Concert, Maine musicians, fundraiser for pipe organ, Ogunquit Baptist Church. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Chamber ME Music Series, Haydn and Schubert, Freeport Community Center, free/donation. 251-1953. 11 a.m. Friday.

Chamber ME Music Series, Haydn and Schubert, State Street Church, Portland, free/donation. 251-1953. 5 p.m. Friday.

Maine Pro Musica, works by Beethoven, Mozart and Mendelssohn under the direction of Janna Hymes, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 3 p.m. Saturday.


Improvisational Comedy Festival, 14 improv groups from New England, Lucid Stage, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, $40 for a four-day pass. 8 p.m. Thursday through Sept. 9.


Contra Dance, music by Crowfoot with caller Nilds Fredland, Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth, $7 to $10. 233-4325. Potluck at 7 p.m., beginner’s session at 7:30 p.m., dance from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday.


Windsor Fair, agricultural exhibits, arts and crafts, midway, pulling events, harness racing and more, Windsor Fairgrounds. Sunday and Monday.

Blue Hill Fair, midway, food vendors, musical entertainment, racing, pulling events and more, Blue Hill Fairgrounds. Sunday and Monday.

“The Bluegrass Special,” acts include Dailey & Vincent, The Gibson Brothers, Della Mae, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, Snap Jackson, Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, Al Hawkes, Lonesome River Band and many others, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. Four-day festival ends Sunday.

Springfield Fair, stage shows, animal pulling events, antique autos, midway and livestock exhibits, Springfield Fairgrounds. Sunday and Monday.

Harmony Free Fair, rides, crafts, food, animals, fireworks on Sunday, Harmony Fairgrounds. Sunday and Monday.

Capriccio, two-week festival of the arts with music, lectures, readings, performances and special events, various locations, Ogunquit. Monday through Sept. 16.

Lewiston/Auburn Greek Festival, food, dancing, music, children’s games, bazaar and tours of the church, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Lewiston, free. 783-6795. Thursday.

Clinton Lions Fair, midway, woodsman’s day, animal pulling events, exhibits and stage entertainment, Clinton Fairground. Thursday through Sept. 9.

International Seaplane Fly-In, float plane competitions, educational exhibits, craft fair, food and more, Moosehead Lake, Greenville. Thursday through Sept. 9.

Eastport Pirate Festival, ball, parade, lobster boat race, pirate invasion, bed race, music and more, various locations, Eastport, most activities free. Friday through Sept. 9.

Litchfield Fair, midway, agricultural exhibits, livestock and animal pulling events, Litchfield Fairgrounds. Friday through Sept. 9.

Maine Starlight Festival, celebration featuring events by astronomy clubs, planetariums and science centers, various locations statewide. Friday through Sept. 16.

Annual United Maine Craftsmen’s Fall Festival of Arts and Crafts, show and sale featuring more than 100 Maine artisans, Smiling Hill Farm, Westbrook, $2. 621-2818. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Mt. Desert Island Garlic Festival, food from local restaurants, musicians, brewers and garlic growers, benefits local non-profits, Smugglers Den Campground, Southwest Harbor, $5. Saturday.

Harvest Hoot 2012 Festival, music, entertainment, food and kids’ activities, Grammy-nominated children’s entertainer Judy Pancoast opens the event, Camden Snow Bowl. Saturday.

Oxford County Fair, livestock shows, animal pulling events, midway, crafts, exhibits and harness racing, Oxford Fairgrounds. Sept. 9 through 16. Country singer LeAnn Rimes performs at 8 p.m. Sept. 15.


Art Videos at The Gallery Film Series, sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. 7:30 pm. Wednesday.

“The Queen of Versailles,” character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis, Space, Portland, $7. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Encounter Point,” documentary, post-film discussion with Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Ai WeiWei — Never Sorry,” documentary about internationally known Chinese artists Wi Weiwei, presented by Farnsworth Art Museum and the theater, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $8.50. 8 p.m. Friday.

For Children

“The Biggest Little House in the Forest,” interactive theater experience for infants and toddlers, Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $5 to $6. 11 a.m. Friday; 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday.


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

Historic Old Port Walking Tours, 90-minute tours from trained guides include maritime and social history, Maine Historical Society, Portland, $10, not recommended for children under 12. 10:30 and 1 p.m. Sunday.

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


Jason Aldean, country, with Luke Bryan and Deejay Silver, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, $27.75 to $71.75. Gates at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

All Together Now, Beatles tribute band, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $15 to $52. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Summer Concert Series, trumpeter Thomas Kremser and Warren King, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $5. 985-8759. 5 p.m. Sunday.

Open Mic Night, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth, free, all ages. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, rock, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $10, 21-plus. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Odd Future: The Camp Flog Gnaw Tour, alternative hip-hop, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Nuala Kennedy, Irish vocalist and flutist, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

O.A.R., rock, State Theatre, Portland, $30 advance, $35 door, all ages, general admission. 8 p.m. Thursday, (rescheduled from April 25).

Wilder Maker, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Butcher Boy, if and it, folk, rock, jazz, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $5, 21-plus. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Hyena, Billy Carr, On the Water, Heart Murmur Sounds Good, experimental folk, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $6. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Nuala Kennedy, Irish vocalist and flutist, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Lauren Rioux and Brittany Haas, fiddles and vocals, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

Old Barn Series with the Nuala Kennedy Band, Irish vocalist and flutist, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $10. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top, with The Cadillac Black, Scarborough Downs, Scarborough, $55.75 to $95.75. 5 p.m. Friday.

Na Palm, rap, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $10 to $20 VIP, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Friday.

Ryan Montbleau Band, folk-pop, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $25.50 to $62.50. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Mutineers, eclectic string music, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donation. 8 p.m. Friday.

Adam Ezra Group, with Andi Fawcett and Doubting Gravity, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $8, 21-plus. 9 p.m. Friday.

Bluegrass Gospel Project, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door. 7 p.m. Friday.

The Machine, performing music of Pink Floyd, State Theatre, Portland, $20 advance, $23 door, all ages, general admission. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Four Singers in the Round, Kate Schrock, Shanna Underwood, Brian Patricks and Peter Alexander, benefits counseling services for veterans and their families, Lewiston Middle School, $!5 to $20. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Sept. 11 Rememberance Concert, Alumni Band and Italian Heritage Center Concert Band, bring non-perishable food items or make a donation to the Saco Food Pantry, First Parish Congregational Church, Saco. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Guitarists Jeff Pevar and Danny “Kooch” Kotchmar, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner, $27. 582-7144. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Henryfest, outdoor family-oriented music festival, with Oife O’Donovan, Stray Birds, This Way, Cumberland Crossing, Lay-Z Gait Band and 317 Main Ensemble, benefits 317 Main Community Music Center in Yarmouth, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth, $18 advance, $20 door, $35 advance family, $40 door. 846-9559. Noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 9.

Sharon Concert Band, benefits Wounded Warrior Project, presented by First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport, Consolidated School, Kennebunkport, donation. 967-0641. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sept. 9.


Thursday Morning Bird Walk, with naturalist Mike Windsor, Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Falmouth, $8, $5 members. 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday.

Pro Sports

Sea Dogs Game, Minor League Baseball, Hadlock Field, Portland. vs. Reading, 1 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

Special Events

Camden Windjammer Festival, maritime heritage fair, boat race and parade, Sea Dog show, pirates and more, Camden Harbor. Sunday.

National Theater in London Live HD Broadcast, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” play based on Mark Haddon’s novel, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $18 to $23. 7 p.m. Thursday.

National Theater in London Live HD Broadcast, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” play based on Mark Haddon’s novel, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $10 to $18. 2 p.m. Thursday; encore screening at 7 p.m. Thursday; 1 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Good Sam Samboree RV Rally, Fryeburg Fairgrounds, $88 for weekend. Friday and Saturday.

Dark Follies, vaudeveille, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. 8 p.m. Saturday.

75th Anniversary Celebration, music by Peter Foxwell and Company, local artisan demonstrations, refreshments, Skowhegan History House, free. 474-6632. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

North Yarmouth Fun Day, “Decades of Fun,” Village Green, North Yarmouth. Parade, music, games and more, parade at 9 a.m. Saturday.

“Experiencers Speak,” UFO alien adbuction lecture, metaphysical, healing and alternative arts expo, Tarot reading, healers, Travis Walton, author of “Fire in the Sky,” scientific ufologist Kathleen Marden and more, 29 School St., Gorham, $20 advance, $25 door. 774-766-2558. Doors open at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The Smoke and Mirror Circus, combination of circus, theater and performance art, Geno’s Rock Club, Portland, $8, 21-plus. 221-2382. 9 p.m. Sept. 9.


“9 to 5: The Musical,” based on the hit movie, Ogunquit Playhouse, $29 to $74. 2 p.m. Sunday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 9. Runs through Sept. 15.

“The Great American Trailer Park Musical,” funny and tart-tongued new musical, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Playback Improv Theater, theme is “Letting Go: Stories of When You Walked Away or Held on Too Long,” Community Television Network (CTN), Portland, $7. 7:30 Friday.

“The Inferno Bar & Grill,” original play by Maine playwrights, benefits Waldo productions, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro, $10. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“The Fox on the Fairway,” fast-paced comedy, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, Hallowell, $10 to $12. 626-3698. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 9.