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

Kennebec Valley Art Association Presents “The Vaughan Legacy,” special exhibition celebrating the Vaughan family legacy in Hallowell, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. 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.

“Out of Africa,” paintings by Kenyan artist Timothy Brooke, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. Friday through Aug. 17.

“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.

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

“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 Sunday.

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

“That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. Through Dec. 1.

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

“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.

“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.

“An Artistic Look at Explorational History at Bowdoin College,” Bowdoin College, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Brunswick. Through Sunday.

“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.

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

“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.

“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.

“Andy Warhol: American Icon,” 50 to 60 photographic images and original art by Warhol, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Through Sept. 1.

“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.

“Printmakers in Conversation,” woodcuts by Barbara Putnam, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. Through Aug. 10.

“Index,” group exhibition, The Hive, Kennebunk. Through Sunday.

“Two If By Sea …,” water views and transportation unique to coastal Maine by James Rivoli, Francine Schrock and friends, Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland. Through July 31.

“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.

Hannah Ineson, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Through July 23.

“Animal Dreams,” group show explores relationships between humans and animals, featuring Susan Drucker, Meghan Howland, Martha Miller, Susan Mills, Arlene Morris, Stephen Petroff and Robert Shetterly, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. Through July 27.

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

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

“Celebration, Tradition and Change,” works by Asherah Cinnamon explore avenues of healing, both personal and planetary, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. Through Aug. 29.

“The Thread That Connects,” fiber-themed group show, Sunnyfield Studio Gallery, West Newfield. Through July 28.

“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. Through Sept. 21.

“Coastal Maine & Inland New Hampshire by a Retired Engineer,” works by Donald LaRochelle, Kennebunk Free Library. Through July 31.

Sculpture by Tom Chapin, graphite drawings by Kate Beck and ink drawings by Ellen Golden, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Aug. 3.

Jaap Eduard Helder and Jody Johnstone, paintings and pottery, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. Tuesday through July 28.

“Shake That Bird,” video projections by Emilie Stark-Menneg, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. Through July 26.

“Afterlife,” works by Eric Leppanen using found and reclaimed paint, Asymmetrick Arts, Rockland. 594-2020. Through July 26.

“Having Said That,” three-dimensional pieces by Robert Saunders, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. Through July 27.

“You Might As Well Fly,” modernist paintings by Robert Hamilton, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Through July 27.

Stephen Delaney, photographs, Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. Through July 31.

“Spectrum,” oil paintings by Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. Through July 30.

Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, works by 10 artists, University of New England, Art Gallery, Portland. Through Oct. 31.

“Love of ME,” photographs that capture the beauty of Maine, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. Through Aug. 31.

Tom Glover, paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. Through Aug. 25.

Summer group show, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through July 31.

“The Print Show,” paintings by Barbara Ernst Prey, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. Through Thursday.

“Regional Artists,” open juried show featuring Michael Culver, Michael Palmer and Lindley Briggs, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. Through July 27.

“Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War,” photographs, letters, artifacts, maps and memorabilia, Maine Historical Society, Portland. Through May 26.

“Layers of Maine,” Tom Ferrero, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. Through Aug. 23.

“Three Point Perspective: The Van Campens of Maine,” Engine, Biddeford Arts. Through Saturday.

“Now You See It, Now You Don’t,” paintings by Anita Clearfield, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Aug. 5.

“Explorations,” paintings by Anne Richter and sculptural ceramics by Dan Greenfeld, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. Through July 27.

“Artistic Differences,” group show featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture and more by Andrew Speed, Tim Higbee, Marc Cutonilli, Samuel Foote, Rachel Bingaman, Ava Avadon and others, PicassoWhat, Rockland. 593-8109. Through July 31.

“Form and Flow,” ceramicist Tom Fontaine, watercolor and pencil artist Wally Schweighauser and photographer Leon Vanella, River Arts, Damariscotta. Through July 17.

“Maine and America in the 20th Century,” recent acquisitions of 20th-century American paintings and new works by contemporary New England artists, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. Through Aug. 9.

Art Guild of Freeport Annual Summer Art Show and Sale, Old World Gourmet, Freeport. 869-5049. original oils, watercolors, acrylics, jewelry and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Paintings by David Vickery and Sculpture by Blakeney Sanford, College of the Atlantic, Ethel H. Blum Gallery, Bar Harbor. Through Aug. 23.

“Archive Fever,” retrospective celebrating the acts of making and collecting, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. Through Aug. 2.

“The Lunder Collection,” 19th- and 20th-century art; “Spaces and Places,” Chinese art; and “American Weathervanes,” weathervanes from the late 19th century, through June 8; “A Thing Alive: Modern Views from the Marin Collections,” and works by John Marin, Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget, Alfred Stieglitz and others, through Sept. 10; “Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; “Alex Katz: “A Matter of Light,” 48 prints, drawings and paintings, through Sept. 15; and “Process & Place,” exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville.

“Nature and Nurture,” Kathleen Galligan and Russell Wray, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. Through Aug. 6.

“First Slice of Cake: The Early Works of Dan Cake,” L/A Arts Community Gallery, Lewiston. Through Friday.

“Praxis,” new work by Jesse Gillespie, Pascal Hall, Rockport. 236-4272. Through July 21.

“Puffin Dialogues,” oil paintings by Lea Peterson, Centre Street Art Gallery, Bath. 442-0300. Through Aug. 24.

Evelyn Dunphy, watercolors, Centre St. Art Gallery, Bath. 442-0300. Through Monday.

“Roads and Paths,” realistic interpretations of “the journey” by Maine artists, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. Through July 21.

“Fuzzy Allotropes 3: A Face is a Place,” original pen-and-ink pages of the new “Asmwe” comic by Michael Connor, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through July 31.

“Pity The Clouds,” drawings by Kimberly Convery, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. Through Aug. 31. 

Art Openings

“Black White + Blue,” photographs by John Goodman, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. Sunday through Aug. 10.

“Kate Carter: A Woman Observed,” photographs, remembrances and writings about and by Kate Carter, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport. Sunday through July 27.

“Maine Voices from the Civil War,” letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the period, Maine State Museum, Augusta. Through May.

“Fun With the Dutch,” paintings by Judy Sowa, York Public Library. Sunday through Aug. 31.

“Improvisations,” paintings by William Crosby, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. Sunday through July 31.

“August,” paintings by Katherine Bradford, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. Sunday through Sept. 1.

“Birds, Bugs and Butterflies,” five Maine artists, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. Sunday through Aug. 10.

“Suitcase in My Hand,” abstract paintings by Meghan Brady, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Sunday through Aug. 25.

“Il Mio Mondo,” paintings by Robert Boiardi, Giggi Gatti and Laura Balombini, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. Sunday through July 31.

Diana Young, 20-year retrospective of gouache and egg tempura paintings, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Sunday through July 31.

Laura Bianchi, oil, tempera and acrylic paintings, Goobies, Boothbay Harbor. 633-7001. Sunday through Sept. 1.

“Celebrating 25 Years: Past and Present,” paintings, sculpture, jewelry and handmade paper, Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell. Through Aug. 29. Opening reception, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Peter Kemble, Rebecca Goodale, James Wolfe and Stephen Yusko, graphic works, book arts, steel sculpture and fabricated metalwork, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. Through Aug. 3. Opening reception, 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

“Finish Lines,” clay by Adriane Herman, Rose Contemporary, Portland. Through Aug. 10. Artist reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

“Through the Trees,” paintings by Jane Dahmen, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Thursday through Aug. 17. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Small Kingdom,” small-scale sculptures of animals by Carole Hanson, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Through Aug. 17. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Window. Water. House. Paint,” Rae Ingwerson, Julia Einstein, G. Bud Swenson and Tim Dowling, The Hive, Kennebunk. Wednesday through Aug. 18. Opening reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Surf & Turf,” seascapes, landscapes, sculpture, jewelry and more, created on the coast of Maine, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Through Aug. 17. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. 


Friends of Rockport Public Library Book Sale, Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport. 236-3642. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Ninth Annual Victorian Tea, music by harpist Jane Wilcox Hively, benefits restoration fund, Parsonfield Seminary, $15 advance, $20 day of, 12 and under $5. 793-8825. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Gathering Gala, cocktails, silent and live auction, dinner, music and dancing, benefits Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor Club, $150. 288-3519. 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Bark in the Park, pregame parade for pups and people led by Slugger, benefits Maine Medical Center Therapy Dog Program, Hadlock Field, Portland, $8, dogs must have tickets. 347-8606. 6:15 p.m. Friday.

Third Annual Cocktail Lawn Party, live music by The British Yankee Band, benefits Marginal Way Preservation Fund, Hindmarsh Home, Ogunquit, $100, reservations required. 4 to 7 p.m. July 21. 

Books and Authors

Katherine Silva, author of “Aequitas,” Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Carolyn Locke, author of “Not One Thing: Following Matsuo Basho’s Narrow Road to the Interior,” Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Carl Little and David Little, author and artist of “The Art of Katahdin,” Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Sam Halpern, author of “A Far Piece to Canaan,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. Noon Wednesday.

Tess Gerritsen, author of several thrillers, Falmouth Memorial Library, free ticket required. 781-2351. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Mary Elizabeth Nordstrom, author of “Unlaundered Cache and Other Poems,” introduced by Robert Schumann’s brief piano work, “Der Dichter Spricht,” River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Noon Friday.

Dahlov Ipcar, author and Illustrator of many children’s books, Portland Museum of Art. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Jen Wixson, author of “Peas, Beans & Corn,” Nonesuch Books, Biddeford. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Mark Scott Ricketts, author of “A Flatlander’s Guide to Maine,” Sherman’s Bookstore, Boothbay Harbor. 633-7262. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Michael Macomber, editor of “The Red Sox and Philosophy,” Macomber will be joined by other authors to share their philosophical perspectives on Red Sox Nation, Elements Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. 710-2011. 6 p.m. July 21. 

Classical Music

International Music Arts Institute presents 2013 Chamber Music Festival, Bion Cram Library, Fryeburg, $10 to $15. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15 to $30. Program Four: Works by Beethoven, Debussy, Carter and Rachmaninoff, 4 p.m. Monday; Program Five: Works by Brahms, Martinu and Schubert, 7:30 p.m. Friday and July 21. Runs through Aug. 25.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Sonatas Concert, music by Bach, Tchaikovsky and Saint-Saens, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $40. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Portland String Quartet, works by Haydn, Mozart and Tchaikovsky, with guest pianist Laura Kargul, St. Joseph’s College, Viola George Auditorium, Standish, $10. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival 2013, Beethoven and the Mendelssohns, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25, 21 and under free. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Opera House Arts Presents Chamber Music Series, Baroque Orchestra of Maine, Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington, $20. p.m. Tuesday.

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

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

VentiCordi Chamber Music, Concert One, music for winds and strings, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, $5 to $20. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays concert, music by Dvorak, Brahms and Bax, Brunswick High School, Crooker Theatre, $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. July 21.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Bowdoin Festival Extra concert, chamber music, Sebasco Harbor Resort, Phippsburg, free. 8 p.m. July 21. 


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

Paula Poundstone, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50 advance, $42.50 door. 8 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday.

Jim McCue, mix of written material and improvisational comedy, Camden Opera House, $16 advance, $20 door. 8 p.m. Saturday. 


Bates Dance Festival, Doug Varone and Dancers, new and revived masterworks, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, free. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bates Dance Festival, Doug Varone and Dancers, new and revived masterworks, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, $12 to $25. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday. 


Moxie Festival, annual festival with music, performances, a parade and Moxie, various locations, Lisbon Falls. Sunday.

Ossipee Valley Fair, Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, South Hiram. Sunday.

Paddle Battle, kayak, canoe, stand-up paddleboard divisions, and any other vessels without a motor, live music by Amy Allen, Todo Bien and Don Campbell, Kennebunk River, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, $35, $60 for two-person team. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; race at 1:30 p.m.

Annual Country Fair, antiques and attic treasures, books, jewelry, plants, grab bags, cookie walk, craft and food tables, silent auction and Christmas boutique, Southport United Methodist Church. 633-4896. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Waterford World’s Fair, community agricultural fair with workshops, craft fair and children’s activities, North Waterford. Friday through July 21.

Yarmouth Clam Festival, annual festival, Maine State Pro-Am Clam Shucking Contest, entertainment all weekend, art and crafts, diaper derby, races and contests, carnival, various locations, Yarmouth. Friday through July 21.

Mollyockett Days, parade, arts and crafts, wagon rides, belly dancing demo, music, kid’s entertainment, race and more, Bethel Village Common, Bethel. Saturday and July 21.

Christmas In July Church Fair, craft vendors, face painting, cookie walk, raffles, silent auction, white elephant and more, Raymond Village Community Church. 892-4301. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Ship’s Cargo Fair, crafts, plants, plants and garden, painted buoys, kids’ corner and more, Church on the Cape, Kennebunkport. 967-5787. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Annual Stonington Fisherman’s Day, food, crafts, vendors, codfish relay, pet show, rowboat races and more,, various locations, Stonington. July 21. 


Maine International Film Festival 2013, see website for full schedule, Waterville. Sunday through July 21.

Summer Film Series, York Public Library. 7 p.m. Sunday; “Starbuck” (2011, French with English subtitles), 7 p.m. July 21.

“Beetlejuice” (1988 comedy), Camden Amphitheatre. 236-3440. 8:30 p.m. Monday.

On the Road Film Series, “Thelma & Louise” (1991, R), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Northern Borders,” with producer Jay Cravens, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Space presents Bayside Bowl Summer Patio Film Series, “Akira” (1988 Japanese anime), Bayside Bowl, Portland, free. Sunset Wednesday.

2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, “High Tech, Low Life,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das,” Space, Portland, $8. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 

Food and Drink

Otisfield Historical Society Strawberry Festival, The Old Town House, Otisfield. 539-2521. 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

For Children

“Bubbleology: The Secret World of Bubbles,” with Keith Johnson and his state-of-the-art bubble sculptures, Ogunquit Playhouse, $17 to $21. 10 a.m. Sunday.

Children’s author Jennifer O’Connell, presentation and reading of “Eye of the Whale,” Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. 828-1234. 11 a.m. Sunday.

21st Annual Pet Show, chance for kids desiring a pet to meet other kids with one and learn about what is needed, Kennebunk Free Library, free. 6 p.m. Monday.

Randy Judkins, juggler, magician and storyteller, Friends School of Portland, Mackworth Island, Falmouth, free. 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Jon Call, camp songs, Deering Oaks, Portland. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Charlotte’s Web,” Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8 to $9. 4 p.m. Friday; 1:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. July 21. Runs through July 28.

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.,” Ogunquit Playhouse, $12. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; 10 a.m. July 21.

Chalk on a Walk Art Show, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. 

Home & Garden

Brunswick Garden Tour, self-guided tours of eight gardens, Brunswick Gazebo, Brunswick, $12. 725-6558. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Open Farm Day, more than 100 farms statewide open to the public, activities and demonstrations from milking to felting, animals, pick berries, tour a barn or go on a hay ride, products for sale, statewide. 287-3702. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21. 


John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donation. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Life as I Hear It,” jazz piano concert with Daniel Strange, with guest violinist Ashley Liberty, Raymond Village Community Church, $5 to $15. 939-7947. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Leon Russell, pianist/singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $65. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Woods, with Parquet Courts and Herbcraft, Space, Portland, $10, 18-plus. 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

North Atlantic Blues Festival, Mavis Staples, The Holmes Brothers, Popa Chubby, Matt Anderson, Sugar Ray & The Blue Tones and more, Harbor Park, Rockland, $35. 11 a.m. Sunday.

The Don Roy Trio, piano, step dancing, bass, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo, Bell Hill Meetinghouse, Otisfield, $13. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Bluegrass Brunch, with instrumentalists Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday and July 21. Runs through Aug. 28.

Summer Music Series, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Maine Marimba Ensemble, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; Primo Cubano, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 28.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Post Office Park, Portland. Belly dancing with Rosa Noreen, noon Tuesday; Hurry Down Sunshine, noon Friday. Runs through July 30.

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ presents organist Felix Hell, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door, $5 for ages 12 to 21, 12 and under free. 553-4363. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Summer Bandstand Concert Series, Delta Knights, classic rock and swing, R&B, Cornish Fairgrounds, free, donation. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Mayhem Festival, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastadon and Amarth, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $42.50, $102.25 VIP. Gates open at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Music in the Park Series, Chris Humphreys, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 21.

Music on the Mall Series, Cinnamon, female rock, Brunswick Mall. 6 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 28.

Summer Concert Series, Mill Creek Park, South Portland, South Portland. The Awesome, ’80s music, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 7.

Denny Breau, Pascal Lejeune and Patrice Michaud, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, Darien Brahms, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 14.

Centennial Serenade Band: Songs of the Civil War, sextet plays Civil War-era music on period horns with historical narrative, Maine Historical Society, Portland, free. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo, master guitarists, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $16 advance, $20 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, rock, Asylum, Portland, $25 advance, $28 door, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $200. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Lake Street Dive, acoustic groove-driven indie pop, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Alive at Five Concert Series, Beware of Pedestrians, Old Soul, Amy Allen, Monument Square, Portland, free. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Runs through Aug. 8.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, Blues Prophets, Chicago blues, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m. Thursday. Runs through Aug. 29.

Midcoast Music Fest Series, Slaid Cleaves with Bruce Hardina and Anna Lombard, benefits conservation and education work of the Damariscotta River Association, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $15 advance, $20 door, students $7.50. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Runs through July 25.

Michael Chorney and Holler General, acoustic, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Frontier of Music #10, contemporary music series, percussionist Kevin Norton with several other musicians, The Frontier, Brunswick, name your own price. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Concerts on the Quad Series, Corey Harris, roots, Bates College Quad, Lewiston, free. 786-6400. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Abbe Anderson, Paul Chase Jr. and Scott Girouard, singer-songwriters, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Novel Jazz Septet, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $6 to $14, under 12 free. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Slaid Cleaves, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

Barn Burner with Lake Street Dive, string band, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $21. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Squid Jiggers, folk duo, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $15. 6 p.m. Friday.

Freddie McGregor, reggae, with Chino and Mighty Mystic, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

Don Campbell, an evening of Dan Fogelberg Music, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $18 to $22. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Jean Strazdes, accompanied by Christopher Farr, Gershwin, Arlen, Porter, Weill and others, fundraiser for the Seaglass Chorale and the museum, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, $12 advance, $15 door. 985-8747. 8 p.m. Friday.

2013 Summer Concert Series, Lake Street Dive and Endless Interstate, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Aug. 31.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Native American music, Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Aug. 31.

Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, Enter the Haggis, Young Dubliners, Gothard Sisters, Prydein, Maeve Gilchrist, Screaming Orphans, Paul McKenna Band, Nic Gareiss, John Byrne Band, Raz-De-Marre and others, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick, $25 advance, $35 day of, $40 advance for two days, $60 day of, 12 and under free. Saturday and July 21.

Spencer Albee and Brenda, dual album release show, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Jim Scott, jazz and world music, Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, $10, $25 family. 324-3191. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Life as I Hear It,” pianist Daniel Strange with violinist Ashley Liberty, benefits Windham Center Stage Theater, North Windham Union Church, $10 to $12. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Tumbling Bones with Little Timmy Findlen and the Aroostook Hillbillies, bluegrass and roots music, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Charles Brown with Andrea Re and Kate Davis, soul revival hits and original tunes, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $12 advance,$15 door. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Kate Taylor, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $22.50 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. July 21.

Barenaked Ladies, “Last Summer on Earth Tour,” with Ben Folds Five and Guster, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $30.75 to $84.75. Gates at 5 p.m. July 21.

Jimmy Webb, songwriter, composer and singer, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $22 advance, $27 door. 7:30 p.m. July 21.

Xavier Rudd, Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, with Nahko and Medicine for the People, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door, $35 VIP, 18-plus. 8 p.m. July 21.

Gregory Alan Isakov, singer-songwriter, David Ramirez opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. 7:30 p.m. July 21.

Mitch Alden Duo, Portland Lobster Company. Noon July 21. 

Special Events

Chickadee Quilters of Bridgton Quilt Show, quilts on display, vendor area, yard sale table, refreshments, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton, $5. 647-5197. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Herb Adams, Longfellow House, Portland, Free. 774-1822. Noon Sunday.

Walker International Circus, Camden Snow Bowl, $15, two children 14 and under free with paid adult, additional children $5 each. 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Colby College Museum of Art re-opening, art-making activities, live band, tours, food and ice cream, Waterville, free. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

“Awesome,” juggling show with Matt and Jason Tardy, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $15 advance, $18 door. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, Royal River Park, Yarmouth, free. 846-2406. Norman NG’s Magic Show, 6:15 p.m. Monday. Runs through Aug. 14.

Seanachie Nights, spoken word and music, Irish sea stories by several storytellers with music, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $9 suggested. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

“Opera at The Mansion,” arias and Broadway show tunes, benefits PORTopera and Victoria Mansion, with opera singers from the cast of PORTopera’s production of Puccini’s “La Boheme,” includes beverages and hors d’oeuvres, Victoria Mansion, Portland, $75. 772-4841, Ext. 104. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Poetry Open Mic, with Dennis Camire and poet laureate-elect Marcia Brown, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. 7 p.m. Tuesday6.

Met Opera Summer Encore Series, “La Traviata,” Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Cente, $10 to $18. 935-9232. 7 to 9:30 p.m Wednesday. Runs through July 31.

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $4 to $7, under 12 free. 1:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. July 21. Runs through Oct. 13.

“Take Heart: Poems from Maine,” poets from all over Maine read their works from the “Take Heart” anthology, Kennebunk Free Library. 985-2173. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Congress Square Games, dodgeball, kickball, pin artillery and capture the flag, Portland, free. 766-6204. 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday.

The Hanumen, chanting, mystic poetry and Indian music, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. 7:30 p.m. Thursday8.

Mystery Cruises on the Songo River Queen II, “Murder at My Class Reunion,” hosted by Mystery for Hire, cash bar and food court on the boat, Causeway, Naples, $29.95, includes show and cruise. 7 p.m. Friday. Runs through Aug. 10.

AudioBody, multimedia comedy show, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $10 to $25. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Walking the Beat, free live music presented at downtown businesses, blues, gypsy jazz, folk, rock and more, downtown Gardiner. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Wagon Ride to the Past History Tours, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, $8 to $14, 2 and under free. 10 a.m. to Noon Saturday. Runs through Aug. 31. 


“Young Frankenstein,” musical comedy based on the Mel Brooks film, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. July 21. Runs through July 27.

“Chicago,” musical, Arundel Barn Playhouse, Arundel, $32 to $39. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“A Finished Heart,” one-man performance about a dying man and his husband with story, poetry and music, Temple at Ocean Park, free. 459-1606. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

“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.

“Shrek the Musical,” Arundel Barn Playhouse, Arundel, $32 to $39. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through July 21. Runs through Aug. 3.

“The Sound of Music,” classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10 to $25. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Theater at Monmouth presents “The Taming of the Shrew,” Shakespeare comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7 p.m. July 21. Runs through Aug. 18.

“Gypsy,” musical, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick, $43 to $51. 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. July 21. Runs through Aug. 3.

“The 39 Steps,” fast-paced comedic sendup and homage to thrillers and film noire based on the Hitchcock film, Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10 advance, $15 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. July 21. Runs through Aug. 4..

“The Music Man,” musical, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $16 to $18. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 5 p.m. July 21. Runs through Aug. 4.

The Originals present “Adrift in Macao,” parody of film noir movies, set in 1952 Chicago, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $20 to $22. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. July 21. Runs through July 27.

Fenix Theatre Co. presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” Deering Oaks, Portland, free. 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Runs through Aug. 10.

Patrick Dorow Productions presents “The Rocky Horror Show,” campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit, $25, 21-plus. 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Aug. 23.

“The Spitfire Grill,” musical drama, Northport Music Theater, $20 to $25. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3:30 p.m. July 21. Runs through July 28.

“9 to 5: The Musical,” musical comedy based on the movie, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Aug. 4.

Heartwood Theater presents “The Legend of Jim Cullen,” original production with music based on a legend from Northern Maine, set in 1873, Lincoln Academy, Parker B. Poe Theater, Newcastle, $12 to $20. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Aug. 3.

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

Theater at Monmouth presents “The Knight of the Burning Pestle,” comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Aug. 16.

Bath Shakespeare Festival presents “Twelfth Night,” Bath Library Park, $5 to $15. 7 p.m. Saturday and July 21. Runs through Aug. 4.


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