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

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

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

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

“Studies of Portland,” Constellation Gallery, Portland. Works by Maine Artists Collective artists. Sunday and Monday.

Hannah Ineson, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Through Tuesday.

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

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

“Four in Progress,” works by Brian Braley, Jamie Ribisi-Braley, Bob Matus and Nancy Keenan Barron, Cushing Historical Society, Cushing. 588-6150. Friday to July 28.

“Monhegan Island” by Kevin Beers, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Through Saturday.

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

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

“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 Saturday.

“Kate Carter: A Woman Observed,” photographs, remembrances and writings about and by Kate Carter, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport. Through Saturday.

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

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

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

“Views of the Maine Coast,” watercolors and acrylics by Jean Kigel, Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. Through July 31.

“Through the Trees,” paintings by Jane Dahmen; “Small Kingdom,” small-scale sculptures of animals by Carole Hanson, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Through Aug. 17.

“Drawing on Porcelain,” by Tim Christensen, sgraffito images from nature on porcelain, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. Through Aug. 17.

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

Kennebec Valley Art Association presents “The Vaughan Legacy,” special exhibition celebrating the Vaughan family, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Through Saturday.

“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 Saturday.

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

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

“Roses, Romance and Roller Derby,” solo exhibition by gallery owner Jonathan Frost of large roller derby paintings, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland. Through July 31.

“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.

“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.

“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.

“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.

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

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

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

“Window. Water. House. Paint,” Rae Ingwerson, Julia Einstein, G. Bud Swenson and Tim Dowling, The Hive, Kennebunk. Through Aug. 18.

“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.

“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.

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

“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.

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

“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.

“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.

“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.

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

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

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.

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

“Celebrating 25 Years: Past and Present,” paintings, sculpture, jewelry and handmade paper. Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell. Through Aug. 29.

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

“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.

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

“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.

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

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.

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

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

“Surf & Turf,” seascapes, landscapes, sculpture, jewelry and more created on the coast of Maine, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Through Aug. 17.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Figuratively Speaking,” male and female photographic figure studies and dance photographs by Ann Tracy, Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through Aug. 3.

“Art Without Borders,” painting, photography, digital art, printmaking, collage or assemblage. Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through Aug. 16.

Edna St. Millay exhibit, photographs, letters and Millay family mementos, Cramer Museum, Rockport. 236-2257. Through Aug. 31.

“Creativity Galore,” works by more than 35 Maine artists in metal, clay, fiber, mixed media, glass and more, Markings Gallery, Bath. Through Aug. 31.

“The Good Life in Maine,” artists Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Husson, Lea Peterson and Sue Zimmerman and guest artists Denise Rankin and Annie Merrill, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 449-8215. Through Sept. 2.

Photographer Winky Lewis and ceramic artist Miles Spadone, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. Through Aug. 24.

“Selected Works,” eight area artists, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. Through Aug. 9.

“Coastal Spirits,” Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. Through Aug. 25.

“Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. 725-3275. Through Sept. 1.

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

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

“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.

“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.

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

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

“Maine Voices from the Civil War,” letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the period, Maine State Museum, Augusta. Through May 2015.

Art Openings

“Monhegan: A New Perspective,” Emily Trenholm, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. Through Sept. 21.

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

“News/Not News,” mixed media paintings and three-dimensional wall pieces by Marcia Annenberg, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Aug. 23.


Seguin Island Light Station Summerfest IV, annual fundraiser, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $25. 443-4808. Live auction, catered dinner, live music and Life on Seguin presentation, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.

A Yard Sale Like No Other, selection of beautiful, intriguing and unusual items, many of which have appeared in Lyric’s productions over the past 60 years, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Books and Authors

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

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Christina Baker Kline, author of “Orphan Train,” Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium, Portland. Noon Wednesday.

Christina Baker Kline, author of “Bird in Hand” and “Orphan Train,” Falmouth Memorial Library, Falmouth. 781-2351. Noon Thursday.

Janet Morgan, author of “Katahdin Drowning,” Wiscasset Public Library, Wiscasset. 882-7161. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Christina Baker Kline and Katharine Davis, authors discuss the writing process, York Public Library, York. 7 p.m. Friday.

Classical Music

2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Five: works by Brahms, Martinu and Schubert, 4 p.m. Sunday; Program Six: works by Bach, Mozart, Klughardt and Dvorak, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15-$30.

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

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

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Sonatas concert: Music by Brahms, Prokofiev and Sicong, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $40. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival 2013, “Passion Di Italia,” Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert: Chamber music of all periods. Freeport Community Center, Freeport, free. 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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, “Passioni di Italia,” Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $25, 21 and under free. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

DaPonte String Quartet, Centennial Hall, Harpswell, $25. Works by Haydn, Adams and Borodin, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme,” PORTopera production, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $41-$105. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, community concert of chamber music, Portland Public Library, Portland, free. 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Wednesday Upbeat! music by Smetana, Bermel, Schoenfield and Suk, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $40. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

DaPonte String Quartet, Union Church, South Bristol, $25. Works by Haydn, Adams and Borodin, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music concert, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival 2013, “Stories in Music,” Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School auditorium, South Paris, $4, $2 children. 1 p.m. Thursday.

The Midcoast Brass Quintet, Camden Ampitheatre, free. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Thursday.

DaPonte String Quartet, St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, Boothbay Harbor, $25. Works by Haydn, Adams and Borodin, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert: Chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays concert with music by Ravel, Faure and Saint-Saens, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre), Brunswick, $40. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music concert of chamber music, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


Portland Comedy Showcase, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $5. 773-7210. Weekly show featuring the region’s top stand-up talent, 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Portland Comedy Co-op presents: Summer Brew-HaHa, comedians Will Green, Jordan Handren-Seavey, Joe Timmins, Aharon Hebert, James Spizuoco, Travis Curran and Troy Pennell, Rising Tide Brewery, Portland, $6, 18-plus. 8 p.m. Friday.


Bates Dance Festival, “Show and Tell,” Bebe Miller Company, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, free. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Folk Dance Brunswick, world music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, northern Europe and around the globe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $8, $5 students and seniors. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Bates Dance Festival, Bebe Miller Company, “A History,” Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, $12-$25. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.


Yarmouth Clam Festival, annual festival with plenty of clams to eat, entertainment, art and crafts, Diaper Derby, races and contests, carnival, Yarmouth. Sunday.

Mollyockett Days, Bethel Village Common, Bethel. Sunday.

Waterford World’s Fair, community agricultural fair with workshops, a craft fair and children’s activities, North Waterford. Sunday.

Annual Stonington Fisherman’s Day, food, crafts, vendors, codfish relay, pet show, rowboat races and more, hosted by the Island Fisherman’s Wife Association. Stonington. Sunday.

Casco Days, midway, fireworks, chicken barbecue, road race, music and more, Casco. Thursday to Saturday.

Ossipee Valley Music Festival, Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, South Hiram. 40 bands on four stages, Thursday to Saturday.

Pittston Fair, family-friendly agricultural fair with midway, exhibitions, contests and events, Pittston Fairgrounds. Thursday.

Bangor State Fair, concerts, demolition derby, midway, food, petting zoo, fireworks and more. Bangor Fairgrounds. Friday through Aug. 4.

Richmond Days, music, parade, pontoon boat rides, lobster crate races and more. Friday and Saturday.

Bucksport Bay Festival, fireworks, parade, car and motorcycle show, Civil War encampment, live music and more, Bucksport. 469-6818. Friday and Saturday.

Northern Maine Fair, rides, exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, demo derby and more, Northern Maine Fairgrounds, Presque Isle. 769-2258. Friday and Saturday.

Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival, folk artists, craftsmen, canoe and boat builders, live music, quilters and more, The Ball Field, Grand Lake Stream. 796-8199. Saturday.

Moore Park Art Show, 60 artists, artisans and crafters, live entertainment, South Paris, free. 890-9399. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Dam Jam, presented by Denmark Arts Center, music from Kristin Hersh, Coke Weed, Jacob Augustine, Sunset Hearts, Mountain Animation, Burlington Taiko Ensemble, Bicentennial Park, Denmark, $10, 12 and under free. 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday.

York Days, concerts, tournaments, sandcastle building, fireworks. Short Sands Beach, York. Saturday.

30th Annual Summerfest 2013, treasure tables, silent auction, candy kitchen, kids’ games, dog parade and show and more, presented by the First Congregational Church of Wiscasset. Proceeds benefit local charities for the betterment of the surrounding community, Wiscasset Town Common. 882-7544. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

37th Annual Blueberry Fair, artisans and crafters fair, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Kennebunk. Artisans and crafters fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Craft Fair, crafts, jewelry, baked goods, raffles and more, Blue Point Congregational Church, Scarborough. 883-6540. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.


Maine International Film Festival 2013, various locations in Waterville. See website for full schedule. Sunday.

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

“On the Road” Film Series, Patten Free Library, Bath, free. “Midnight Run” (1988), rated R, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Sixteenth Maine at Gettysburg,” documentary, Falmouth Memorial Library, Falmouth. 781-2351. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Art Videos at the Gallery, “Artists of the 20th Century: Joan Miro,” Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-8400. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me,” feature-length documentary about legendary Memphis band Big Star, $8. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“In the Blood,” documentary about the life of Maine lumbermen and river drivers, Stratton Community Building. 246-2271. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

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

Outdoor Summer Movie Series, Bug Light Park, South Portland, free. 767-7650. “The Incredibles,” 30 minutes after sunset Thursday.

Food and Drink

Artisan Bread Fair, Maine artisans’ breads, wood-fired pizzas, demos, live music and more, presented by The Maine Grain Alliance, proceeds benefit grain and baking educational programs and initiatives to restore a Maine grain economy, Skowhegan State Fairgrounds. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

For Children

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.,” Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, $12. 10 a.m. Sunday.

“Charlotte’s Web,” Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8-$9. 4 p.m. Sunday; 1:30 and 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 4 p.m. Friday; 1:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Through July 28.

Allagash Tails and Tales, with Tim Caverly, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Songs for Kids, Deering Oaks, Portland. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m. Thursday.


Kate Taylor, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $25. 8 p.m. Sunday.

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

Jimmy Webb, songwriter, composer and singer, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $27. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

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

Gregory Alan Isakov, singer-songwriter. One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20. David Ramirez opens, 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Mitch Alden Duo, Portland Lobster Company. Noon Sunday.

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

Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, Enter The Haggis, Young Dubliners, The Gothard Sisters, Prydein, Maeve Gilchrist, Screaming Orphans, The Paul McKenna Band, Nic Gareiss, The John Byrne Band, Raz-De-Marre and others, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick, $35, free for 12 and under. Sunday.

Sean Mencher and his Rhythm Kings, roots music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Summer Music Series, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. Delta Knights, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday; The Maine Marimba Ensemble, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; Primo Cubano, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Sean Chambers, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

The Paul McKenna Band, Celtic and Scottish music, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley, $15. 7 p.m. Monday.

The Paul McKenna Band, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15. Celtic and Scottish music, 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Lil Wayne: America’s Most Wanted Music Festival 2013, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $49.75-$125.75. With T.I. and Future. Gates at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Mary Chapin Carpenter & Marc Cohn, singer-songwriters, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $125. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Post Office Park, Portland. Ninja-Parkour and free running with Jesse “Jet” Villarreal, noon Tuesday; Elaine Colella, noon Friday.

Summer Bandstand Concert Series, Fogcutters Big Band, Cornish Fairgrounds, free, donations welcome. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Big Time Rush “Summer Break Tour,” boy band, with Victoria Justice, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $31.75-$87.75. Gates at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Music on the Mall Series, Big Chips Trio (folk, rock and blues), Maine Street, Brunswick. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Goodnight, Texas, Americana, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $8 advance, $12 day of show. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Summer Concert Series, Don Campbell (country), Mill Creek Park, South Portland. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, Robby Simpson, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Peaks Island Music Association Summer Concert Series, annual Island Musicians Concert with vocalists and instrumentalists, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $5. 766-5763. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Shanna Underwood, stories and songs from eight countries, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Paul McKenna Band, Scottish and Celtic music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Ruthie Foster, blues, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $30. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, Silent Sam & the Evans (Americana), Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Alive at Five Concert Series, Other Bones, ShaShaSha, Monument Square, Portland, Free. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series at Fort Sumner Park, Portland. Chandler’s Band (marches and big band era), 874-8826. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Midcoast Music Fest Series, The Mallett Brothers Band, proceeds benefit the conservation and education work of the Damariscotta River Association, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $15 advance, $20 day of show, students $7.50. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 advance, $9 day of show. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Jason Lambert, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 7 p.m. Thursday.

The Paul McKenna Band, Scottish and Celtic music, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $22. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Belfast Summer Nights Concert Series, The Hips and the Willy Kelly Band, corner of High and Maine Streets, Belfast, free. 322-7123. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Delfeayo Marsalis & The New American Songbook, American classics with a modern twist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $20 advance, $25 day of show. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Father John Misty, folk-singer, guitarist and drummer, with Night Moves, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $17 advance, $20 day of show, $26 VIP, 18-plus. 8 p.m. Friday.

Marty Stuart & the Fabulour Superlatives, country, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $65. 8 p.m. Friday.

James Montgomery Band, blues, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $17.50 advance, $20.50 day of show. 8 p.m. Friday.

Luxury Wafers Goes East, with Peter Malick, Butch Moore, Spencer Livingston and Courtney Jones, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 adv-$20 dos. 8 p.m. Friday.

Resurgam Records Monthly, featuring Christopher Pulsoni, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 7 p.m. Friday.

The Flipsides with Meantone, The Hive, Kennebunk. 8 p.m. Friday.

Jenny Wilson Trio, presented by Dimensions in Jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $5 advance, $10 day of show. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Friday.

Jonathan Edwards, singer-songwriter, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $40 adv-$44 dos. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Tegan and Sara, indie rock, State Theatre, Portland, $30 advance, $35 day of show. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Gregg Allman, L.A. Harley Band and The Scott and Joe Band opens, Rangeley Region Health & Wellness Pavilion, Rangeley, $50. $200 VIP. Gates at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Ricky Nelson Remembered, multimedia presentation featuring the live music of Ricky Nelson performed by his twin sons Matthew and Gunnar, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $30, $25 seniors, $10 students. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Tim Gearan Band, roots rock, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Duhks, soul, gospel, Brazilian, string, Irish and more, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $25. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, straight Lace (rock, swing, waltz and easy listening), Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Liz Longeley CD Release Show, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Burners, gypsy Americana, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Special Events

Open Farm Day, activities and demonstrations at more than 100 farms statewide, from milking to felting; pet farm animals, pick berries, tour a barn or go on a hayride. There will be farm-raised products for sale, displays to see and samples to taste. 287-3702. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

49th Antique Auto Days, autos from 1902-1970s, Boothbay Railway Village, Boothbay. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour with history of those buried, history of the grounds and the types of stones, Eastern Cemetery, Portland. $7, $4 seniors and students, free for kids under 12, 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Met Opera Summer Encore Series, “Turandot,” $18 adults, $15 seniors (65+) and $10 students, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center). 935-9232. 7 to 9:20 p.m Wednesday.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, Royal River Park, Yarmouth, free. 846-2406. Storyteller Antonio Rocha (kids show), 11 a.m. Wednesday; The Proftones (blues, jazz and rock), 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Thursday Night Cruise Night, show off your cars and trucks, The Landmark, Turner. 5 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Silent Film Series, Charlie Chaplin in “The Gold Rush” (1925), with live music from Jeff Rapsis, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Vincent’s Table: Poetry, Wine & Dine,” poets Kathleen Davis, Dave Morrison and Candice Stover will read Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poems and letters and their own works, with dinner and wine referenced in Millay’s writings, Whitehall Inn, Camden, $35.95, reservations required. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Moscow Magic & Comedy Show, starring Vladimir Zinczenko. Illusions, comedy, juggling and more. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, Freeport, $22. Starring Vladimir Zinczenko. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Eliot Antique Tractor & Engine Show, music, crafts, antique vendors, kids barrel tractor rides, engine demos and more, Raitt Homestead Farm, Eliot, $6, free age 12 and under. Friday and Saturday.

A Prairie Home Companion “Radio Romance Tour,” duet singing, improv, poetry, foolishness and the news from Lake Wobegon with Garrison Keillor, musician Sara Watkins and several others, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $27.75-$57.75. Gates at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Wagon Ride to the Past History Tours, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport; $8 to $14, free for age 2 and under; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Maine Nordmenn #3-664 10th Anniversary Celebration, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $20 to $40, price includes museum admission, reservations required. 215-6186. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Saco Spirit’s 4th Annual Car Show, food, drink, music and classic cars, Main Street, Saco. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.


“Young Frankenstein,” musical comedy based on the Mel Brooks film, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Theater at Monmouth presents “The Taming of the Shrew,” Shakespeare comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. 7 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 18.

“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. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 4.

“The Sound of Music,” classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10 to $25; seniors $20 on Thursdays; 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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

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

Bath Shakespeare Festival presents “Twelfth Night,” Bath Library Park, $5 to $15. 7 p.m. Sunday and Saturday. Through Aug. 4.

“Gypsy,” musical, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick, $43 to $51. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 3.

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

Theater at Monmouth presents Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $30. 1 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 17.

Opera House Arts presents Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline,” Stonington Opera House, Stonington, premium reserved seating $35, $20-$25, $15 for students under 17. 7 p.m. Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Through July 28.

“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. Through Aug. 28.

The 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. Through Aug. 20.

“Once On This Island,” Caribbean celebration of music and dance with tale of love, loss and redemption, Boothbay Playhouse, $23, $19 for 17 and under. 633-3379. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Aug. 10.

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

Midcoast Youth Theater presents “Anything Goes,” musical, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $10, $8 seniors and students. 240-9241. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday.

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

“9 to 5: The Musical,” musical comedy based on the movie, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 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. Through Aug. 3.

Windham Center Stage presents “Legally Blonde the Musical,” Windham Center Stage Theatre, $12, $10 seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 4.


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