Philip Barter, new oil paintings and constructions in wood, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. Through Saturday.

“Monhegan Island” by Kevin Beers, and “Drawing on Porcelain” by Tim Christensen Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Through July 27.

“A Taste of Modernism — The William S. Paley Collection,” 62 works from the Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8; “Shangaa: Art of Tanzania,” first major exhibition in the United States to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25, Portland Museum of Art.

“John Haley’s Civil War,” artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, Saco Museum. Through Nov. 10.

“Clarence K. Chatterton (1880 to 1973): An Artist’s Artist,” paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. Through Saturday.

“Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22; “Stories of the Land and Its People,” student collaborative exhibition, through Sept. 1; “Every Picture Tells a Story,” N.C. Wyeth illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum, through Dec. 29; “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals,” through Jan. 5, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland.

“To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks,” marine art, artifacts and archival materials, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. Through Sept. 14.

“Still-Life and Objects,” more than 50 paintings, photographs and sculpture by Maine artists, Macpage LLC, South Portland. 523-3381. Through Aug. 30.

“The American Way,” mixed media created by Ron Crusan with found objects, York Public Library. Through June 30.

“Lines Converge, Colors Dance,” original illustrations by Ashley Bryan, Daniel Minter and Rohan Henry, Museum of African Culture, Portland. Through Friday.

“Sculpture for the Garden,” granite and metal garden sculptures by Obie Buell and Jim and Holly Galante, Markings Gallery, Bath. Through June 30.

Maine College of Art Alumni Show, more than 30 years of graduating classes, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. Through July 8.

“Wilder and Flahaven: A Beautiful Balancing Act,” semi-abstract portraits of boats and water by Susan Wilder and airy abstract paintings by Jim Flahaven, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through June 25.

“Edge of Spring,” paintings by Arthur Cadieux, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. Through June 23.

“Dirigo,” third “Women Pioneers” exhibition, 18 artists who embody Maine’s motto, “I Lead,” University of New England, Art Gallery, Portland. Through July 21.

“Suggestions,” abstract paintings by Sean Greene, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through July 7.

“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” Penobscot Marine Museum’s county-wide traveling exhibit of historic photographs, Friendship Town Office. Through June 30.

Sculpture for the Home and Garden, 30 artists, curated by June LaCombe, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. junelacombe Through June 30.

“Shades of Summer,” paintings by artists Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Husson, Lea Peterson and Susan Zimmerman; ceramics by Jackie Melissas and Shaker-style boxes by Denise Rankin, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 449-8215. Through July 14.

“Topographical Landscapes,” encaustic paintings by Rick Green, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through July 11.

“Creatures and Critters III: Equine and Avian Art,” Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. Through June 30.

“For Those in Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials and Rescues,” interactive exhibits, marine art, portraits, photographs, models and more, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. Through Oct. 20.

“Duncan Hewitt and Claire Seidl: What Was, Is,” sculpture and paintings with selected photographs; “New Work,” printmaking, installation and sculpture by Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer; “Dress Shop,” works by Lesia Sochor and Crystal Cawley incorporating found papers; “Bagaduce,” recent drawings and wall works by Peter Soriano; Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. Through July 7.

“Flights of Fancy,” new collection of pots by Nancy Button, Maine Potters Market, Portland. Through June 30.

“That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath.

Maine Artist Collective’s “The Portrait Show,” Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through Monday.

“Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard,” rarely seen artifacts, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. Through Oct. 15.

“Paste & Pages,” collage and book arts, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Through Saturday.

“Summer Light,” landscapes and seascapes by John Bowdren, William Hallett, Bobbi Heath, Sandi Ste. George and Neil Wyrick, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. Through July 31.

“Significant Works,” selections from the work of 16 gallery artists, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. Through July 6.

Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer, new drawings, prints and sculptures, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Saturday.

“Contemporary Visions of Maine,” fresh works by contemporary New England artists and recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. Through July 3.

“Green Thoughts in Green Shade,” contour drawings of the back yard by Joe Klofas, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. Through July 13.

“Distress,” Kenny Cole screen prints, submarine and flag drawings in gouache, bunting made from discarded clothing and interactive Jacob’s ladder canvases hanging from the industrial ceiling trusses, Buoy Gallery, Kittery. buoygallery .com. Through June 30.

“Crux,” new work by Shannon Rankin and Justin Richel, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Saturday.

“New Work: New Ideas,” curated selection of new work and new ideas by craft gallery artists, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. Through July 5.

“In Full Bloom: Intimate Views of Plant Life,” paintings by Jean Beal and Alice Kirkpatrick, McLaughlin Garden, South Paris. Through June 30.

“Chaos to Quiet: Deconstructing Complexity,” John Carnes, watercolor, pastel and graphite, Monkitree, Gardiner. Through Thursday.

Frankie Odom, paintings, prints and collages, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through June 30.

Wells High School art classes art show, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through June 30.

“Ka-POW!”, re-interpreted images shared through the media landscape, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. Through July 3.

“Un-Knotting,” new work by Lin Lisberger, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. Through Thursday.

“Encore,” work on Yupo (Japanese synthetic paper) by David Estey Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. Through July 2.

“One Community — One Future,” group show featuring sculpture, painting, fiber arts, encaustic, photography and hand-pulled prints, Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery. Through Aug. 31.

“Reflections,” Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. Through Sunday.

“Snapshots of the Barnyard,” photos and prints of felt textile handicraft by Loren Leahy, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through June 30.

Sixth-Anniversary Show, works by Kevin Johnson, Mark Kelly, Richard Mann, Wesley Reddick and Willy Reddick, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. Through June 30.

“Here and There,” paintings by Margaret Lawrence, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Through Saturday.

“Light Moves,” paintings by Emily Trenholm, Fogg Lighting, Portland. 797-7568. Through Aug. 31.

Georganne Bernard, recent and retro paintings, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. Through Saturday.

“Through the Lens,” photography exhibit and competition, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. Through Aug. 2.

The Harry Nadler Collection, Fryeburg Academy, Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art. Through Sept. 2.

“The Tales of Hall’s Harbour,” etchings by John Neville, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. Through Sunday.

“Surface, Light and Structure,” Frances Hynes, Richard Keen and Lyle Salmi, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through July 21.

“100 Years of Acadia National Park’s Carriage Roads,” Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth. Through Aug. 18.

“Henry Strater: A Life in Art,” 60 of the most important works from the collection, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Through Oct. 31.

“Viva Cuba,” portraits and street photography of Havana and Vinales, Cuba by Ann Tracy, Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through Wednesday.

Aaron Decker, avant garde jewelry, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. Through Thursday.

“Big! Bad! Bold!”, paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, glass, furniture, wood work and sculpture by Maine artists, The Stable Gallery, Damariscotta. Through July 11.

“The Tourist of 1913,” costumes, artifacts and more show how this area became the mecca of tourism that it is today, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. Through Sept. 14.

Jean Swan Gordon, line drawings and watercolors, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through June 30.

“Points of View,” paintings by Roy Germon, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. Through July 7.

“Index,” group exhibition, The Hive, Kennebunk. Through July 14.

“Paintings of Maine” by Stephen Pace and “Cubes and Circles” by Stephen Porter, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. Through Sunday.

“One If By Land …,” landscapes and landmarks captured by Maine artists James Rivoli and Francine Schrock, Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland. Through June 30.

“Birds of Maine,” paintings by Father Paul Plante, Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc. 864-3091. Through July 30.

“Finish Lines,” clay by Adriane Herman, Rose Contemporary, Portland. Thursday through Aug. 10.

“The Barrell Family Collection: A Return to York,” personalities and collections of one of York’s most distinguished early families, Museums of Old York. Through Oct. 19.

“Richard Norton’s Belfast: 1978-1988” and invitational, more than 100 of Norton’s hand-printed black-and-white photo-journalistic images of Belfast and Waldo County and a selection of his large color photographs, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. Through Aug. 23.


Art Openings

Summer Sampler Show, York Art Association, York Harbor. Sunday.

Hannah Ineson, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Sunday through July 23.

“Three Chords” by Joanne Freeman; “Travel in My Borrowed Lives” by Rachelle Agundes and Sean Downey; and “Monhegan: A New Perspective” by Emily Trenholm, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. Sunday through Sept. 21.

“Printmakers in Conversation,” woodcuts by Barbara Putman, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. Through Aug. 10. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

“Popscapes,” collage and pop patterns by Natalie Lanese, Space, Portland. Wednesday through Aug. 16.

“Urban Landscape,” works by Maine Artists Collective artists, Constellation Gallery, Portland. Friday through July 22.

“I Quit,” by Jim Condron, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. Friday through July 28.

Sarah Bartlett and Elizabeth Jabar, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. Thursday through Saturday. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Truth and Beauty,” still lifes, landscapes and genre paintings by Vincent Giarrano; and “Untold Stories,” scenes of small-town America by Linden Frederick, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. Through July 27. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.



“Legally Blonde,” performances start Sept. 20, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. 6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday.

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” bring sheet music, City Theater, Biddeford. 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.



Friends of the Scarborough Library used book sale, Scarborough Public Library. 883-4723. 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Maine Suzuki Association performance, violin, viola, cello, piano and guitar, benefits Seeds of Peace, St. Joseph’s College, Harold Alfond Center, Standish, donation. 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Share Our Strength Maine presents 8th Annual Taste of the Nation, food, signature cocktails, entertainment and auctions, more than 30 restaurants represented, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, $125, VIP tickets $200, 21-plus. 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Kotzschmar Kause book and yard sale, benefits Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ educational programs and outreach, Merrill Auditorium Rehearsal Hall, Portland. 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

MicroMass with Voix des Anges choir, benefits the church, Sacred Heart/St. Dominic Parish, Portland, $10 suggested. 773-7746. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Fashion show, benefits Mother Seton House, Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $10. 935-9232. 7 p.m. Saturday.

4th Annual 5K Ridge Run/Walk, benefits Equine Journeys Therapeutic Riding and Driving Center, at the center in Bridgton, $15. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Fun For All Team Obstacle Challenge, benefits YMCA’s financial aid program, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, $45 in advance for families, $50 day of; $25 in advance for single adults and teens, $30 day of., 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The Artful Cat silent auction, with food, music and cash bar, benefits A Paw in the Door, Bath-based feline aid and rescue nonprofit, Winter Street Center, Bath, $10 advance, $12 day of. 751-7408. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

5K Family Run/Walk for The Lucy Fund, in memory of Lucy Elicker Stanovick, benefits breast cancer research. Cape Elizabeth Middle School, $25 advance, $30 day of. 9 a.m. Sunday.


Books and Authors

Richard Rubin, author of “The Last of the Doughboys,” Patten Free Library, Bath. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Neil Rolde, author of “Breckenridge Long: American Eichmann,” York Public Library. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Brown Bag Lecture Series, Martha White, author of “E.B. White on Dogs,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. Noon Wednesday.

David Little, author of “Art of Katahdin,” Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Cathie Pelletier, author of “The One-Way Bridge,” Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. Noon Friday.

Sen. Olympia Snowe, author of “Fighting For Common Ground,” Nonesuch Books, South Portland. 11 a.m. Saturday.

Jennifer Wixson, author of “Peas, Beans & Corn,” Norway Memorial Library. 743-5309. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.


Classical Music

“P.S. I Love Music,” with Paul Sullivan, Suzanne Nance, Gordon Gottlieb and Sam Schwehm, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $20 advance, $25 door. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Conservatory of Music 10th annual International Piano Festival, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $15 to $18. Tamara Poddubnaya piano recital, 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Portland Conservatory of Music 10th annual International Piano Festival, student concerts, First Parish Church, Portland, $15 to $18. 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Cellist Benjamin Noyes and pianist Chiharu Naruse, Hindemith, Ravel, Beethoven and Frank Bridge, Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford, $15, 21 and under free. 324-2797. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival opening gala, Bowdoin College, Moulton Union, Brunswick, $150. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Upbeat! concert, music by Dvorak, Prokofiev and Harrison, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $40. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $10. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Two:Works by Haydn, Beethoven, Harbison and Brahms, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15 to $30. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. June 30.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, music by Mozart, Brahms and Shostakovich, Brunswick High School, Crooker Theatre, Brunswick, $40. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert: chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $10. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.



Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up show, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Bob Marley, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $25 advance, $28 door. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Tim Sample, Maine humorist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $18 advance, $23 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Open mic comedy night with Paul Hunt, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. 8 p.m. Thursday.



Folk Dance Brunswick, world music and dance from the Balkans, Israel and northern Europe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $5 to $8. 200-7577. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.



Riverfront Festival, annual waterfront celebration of the arts and wellness, Various locations, Hallowell. 629-9020. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Strawberry Festival, shortcakes, ice cream, crafters, magic show and balloon animal artist, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Wiscasset. 882-7184. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Strawberry Festival, with Judy Paolini, author of “The Inspired Garden,” and strawberry shortcake, Nathaniel Hawthorne House, Raymond, $5 to $10. 655-7660. 3:30 p.m. Saturday.



Summer Film Series, “Guilt Trip” (PG-13), York Public Library. 7 p.m. Sunday; “Hyde Park on Hudson” (R), 7 p.m. June 30.

“On the Road” Film Series, “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” (1974, PG), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, “Only the Young,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, Portland, free. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Stop Making Sense,” 1984 Talking Heads concert film, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

“The World of the Bear,” wildlife film, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene, free. 946-5311. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

For Children

Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty Kids,” classic fairytale, Ogunquit Playhouse, $12. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; 10 a.m. June 30.


Home & Garden

Raymond Garden Tour, self-guided tour of 11 unique gardens in the Sebago Lake region, Raymond Village Library, $15 advance, $20 day of. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.



Sacred harp singing and potluck supper, St. Paul’s Union Chapel, Waldoboro. 721-9732. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

International Heritage Music Series, Tcha Limberger and Friends, Manouche gypsy jazz, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Sean Mencher Rockabilly Jazz Brunch, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday and June 30.

Roger Hinchliffe with the Swedish Accents, Swedish songs with English translations, Stroudwater Christian Church, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. 772-2193. 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Danielle Paus, Celtic harp concert, Bath Dance Works, Bath, free. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Shanna Underwood Trio, Americana originals and classics, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Chebeague Island Inn, Chebeague Island, free. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Aztec Two Step, folk-rock duo,, Biddeford Middle School Auditorium, $25. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Food Fight, battle of the restaurant bands, Big Easy, Portland, $5. 9 p.m. Sunday and June 30.

The Victory Swing Band, 17-piece band, The Bell Hill Meetinghouse, Otisfield, donation. 539-2521. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Chris Duarte, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Summer Music Series, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Sylvain’s Acadian Aces, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday; Maine Marimba Ensemble, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday; Primo Cubano, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Music Into Summer Concert Series, Les Hay Babies, Acadian indie folk trio, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $15. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Joan Baez, folk, State Theatre, Portland, $40 to $60, reserved seating. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Les Hay Babies, Acadian indie folk trio, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Maine Festival of American Music, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester, $20 to $25, under 21 free. 926-4597. David Lonebear Sanipass, Mic Mac storyteller, and the Portland String Quartet, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Arnold Haad of the Sabbathday Lake Shakers and PSQ violinist Julia Adams, 7 p.m. Thursday; violinist and composer Patrick Doane and the Portland String Quartet, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Music in the Park Series, Joan Hager, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, big-band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 advance, $9 door, $5 seniors and students. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, Forget, Forget, pop rock, indie, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Brian Patricks, singer-storyteller, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert, Leaky Boots Jug Band and Scott Ryan, Steamboat Landing Park, Belfast, free. 322-7123. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Maine, rock, with A Rocket to the Moon, This Century and Brighten, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door, all ages. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Zacy Deputy: Storyteller Show, soul singer and guitarist, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Forget Forget, pop rock, indie, with This Old Ghost & KG Freeze, Big Easy, Portland, $7. 9 p.m. Friday.

Kirtan Concert, Durga Das (David Newman), chant artist and sacred musician, Portland New Church, $25 advance, $30 door. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Dan Blakeslee and The Calabash Club, with Old Soul and Plains, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Maine St. Andrew’s Pipes and Drums, bagpipes and drum, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor, free. 677-2423. 2 p.m. Saturday.

Texarkana, with Spaniards/Skeletons in the Piano, Big Easy, Portland, $5. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Andrew Thomas, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Aaron Carter, pop, Dean Ford opens, Asylum, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door, all ages. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Round Mountain, folk, The Frontier, Brunswick, $10 advance, $12 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

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

Carper Family Band, country, swing and bluegrass, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $12 advance, $15 door. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

John McCutcheon, folk, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $18 advance, $22 door, $12 children. 7:30 p.m. June 30.

Centennial Brass Band, 19th-century music, St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, Portland, $6. 774-8740, Ext. 3. 7 p.m. June 30.


Special Events

Joyce Butler book-launch celebration, author of “Kennebunkport : The Evolution of an American Town,” reception includes remarks by the author and a Champagne toast, Louis T. Graves Library, Kennebunkport, $25. 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Tardy Brothers, comedy and juggling, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $15 advance, $18 door. 2 p.m. Sunday.

3rd annual Piscataquis Cruise-In, antique, unique, classic and cool cars, Fairview Avenue Baseball Field, Dover-Foxcroft, $3, 12 and under free. 564-8739. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Met Opera Summer Encore Series, Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $10 to $18. 935-9232. “Carmen,” 7 to 10 p.m Tuesday; “Il Trovatore,” 7 to 9:45 p.m Wednesday.

Paris Opera Ballet in HD: “La Sylphide,” romantic ballet with Aurelie Dupont and Mathieu Ganio, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $10 to $15. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Great Small Works International Toy Theater Festival Traveling Show, international puppet show, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10 to $12. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Thursday Night Cruise Night, show off your car or truck, The Landmark, Turner. 5 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Time Convention, excursions to the ancient world, black-hole programs and time-travel literature symposium, University of Southern Maine, Southworth Planetarium, Portland, $6. 780-7249. 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday.

AudioBody, high-tech family show, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $15 to $25. 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 28; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Maine People’s Alliance Rising Tide awards dinner, keynote speaker is writer, activist and TV commentator Sally Kohn, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $30. 6 p.m. Friday.

Maine Home + Design English Garden Party and Home Tour, English garden party, tea and home tour at a private English Tudor-style estate with performers, Garrison Field, Cape Elizabeth, $25. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Mystery Cruises on the Songo River Queen II, “Bingo Spells Murder,” hosted by Mystery for Hire, cash bar and food court on the boat, Causeway, Naples, $29.95 includes show and cruise. 7 p.m. Saturday.

The Tardy Brothers, comedy and juggling, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $15 advance, $18 door. 2 p.m. June 30.



Gaslight Theater presents “No Sex Please, We’re British,” farce, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, $10 to $12. 2 p.m. June 23.

“Thoroughly Modern Millie,” musical comedy about small-town girl who heads to New York City to start a new life, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. June 30. Runs through July 6.

Madhorse Theater presents Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus,” Madhorse Theater at The Hutchins School, South Portland, $15 to $20. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Snowlion Repertory Company presents “The Freaks Club,” musical, Portland Stage Company, Studio Theater, $20 to $22. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” musical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $16 to $18. 5 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. June 30. Runs through July 7.

“La Fille at Tess’s Market,” biography, history and fantasy written and directed by Al Miller, The Theater Project, Brunswick, pay what you can. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. June 30.

“The Andrews Brothers,” musical comedy, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $32 to $39. 8 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 2 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 8 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Deathtrap,” comedy, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland, $15. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. June 30.

“Who?”, one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15 with a la carte menu. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 28.

Naked Shakespeare Company presents “Midsummer Merriment: A Sumputous Feast of Verse,” comic scenes and speeches from Shakespeare’s plays, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, free. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

“The Hound of the Baskervilles,” Sherlock Holmes spoof, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10 to $25. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through July 6.

PortFringe 2013, collaborations among actors, dancers, filmmakers and musicians, Geno’s Rock Club, Space Gallery, Portland Stage Company Studio Theater and Portland Stage Company storefront, Portland. Wednesday through June 30.

“Les Miserables,” Broadway musical, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick, $52-$59. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 30. Runs through July 13.

“Spamalot,” musical comedy, Boothbay Playhouse, $19 to $23. 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through July 13.

Theater at Monmouth presents “The Velveteen Rabbit,” family show, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $15. 1 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Aug. 15.