Music and Nightlife: Bands, Funtown join for soul purpose 

THRILL RIDES AND ROCK MUSIC, but with a message. That’s the basic idea behind Souljam 2013, a day of concerts at Funtown Splashtown USA including the Christian bands Ashes Remain, Manic Drive and Unspoken.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Funtown Splashtown USA, 774 Portland Road (Route 1), Saco

HOW MUCH: $21 to $29; includes concerts and rides

INFO: 622-1340; worshipfm.org; funtownsplashtownusa.com

Art and Theater: Exhibit studies links between cultures

ABBE MUSEUM in Bar Harbor hosts a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian that explores the intersection of American Indian and African American cultures. “InDivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas” runs through Aug. 4.

WHEN: Opens Thursday. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

WHERE: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St. (Route 3), Bar Harbor

HOW MUCH: $6; $2 for ages 6 to 15; free for children under 6, Native Americans and Abbe members

INFO: abbemuseum.org

Food and Drink: ‘Drinking with Men’ and Rosie Schaap

TALK COCKTAILS with Rosie Schaap, who writes the Drink column for the New York Times Magazine, then raise a glass with her at a local bar. Schaap is coming to Maine to promote her new memoir, “Drinking with Men.”

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7) Friday

WHERE: Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $5 to $10 suggested donation

INFO: Sponsored by LFK, 899-3277

Food and Drink: Lunch, Wicked Good food truck style

GRAB LUNCH or an early dinner at the Wicked Good food truck, the next in a rotating line of food trucks that will be parked on Saturdays at Rising Tide Brewing Co. While you’re at it, check out Rising Tide’s operation and sample some beer.

WHEN: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Rising Tide Brewing Co., 103 Fox. St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $5 to $7

INFO: wickedgoodstreetkitchen.com

Et Cetera: Yo-yos wielded by entertaining people

YO, WANT TO see some yo-yo action? Then the two shows this weekend in Freeport by a group called The Yo-Yo People are right up your alley.

WHEN: 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

WHERE: Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St.

HOW MUCH: $14 in advance; $16 at door

INFO: awesometheater.com


Music and Nightlife: In the mood? Catch the jazz orchestra

START YOUR WEEKEND early with a night of Big Band swing. Head over to One Longfellow Square to see the Portland Jazz Orchestra, an 18-piece ensemble of professional musicians from all over the region.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $5 in advance and for students and seniors; $9 at the door

INFO: onelongfellowsquare.com

Art and Theater: Art and craft meet at Rockland gallery

A CURATED SELECTION of new work opens the season at Craft Gallery in Rockland. Featured artists include Jan Owen, Morris David Dorenfeld, Dudley Zopp, George Pearlman and Lissa Hunter. Collectively, the work ranges from calligraphy and weaving to painting and pottery.

WHEN: Opens Friday. Through July 5.

WHERE: Craft Gallery, 12 Elm St., Rockland


INFO: 594-0167; craftonelm.com

Et Cetera: Show pulls together lots of vintage finds

SUMMER IS ALMOST here, and in Maine, that means it’s time to start looking for old stuff. A good place to do that would be at the Fort Andross Summer Antique Show, featuring more than 50 dealers from across New England.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick


INFO: 725-2855

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