Clint Fulkerson, through July 27. Oversized drawings on transparent surfaces that you can walk through. Fulkerson invites visitors to look closely at how a drawing is made and to consider how an artist’s process affects a finished work. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square.

“Sea Level,” through July 27. New paintings by Sarah Faragher. Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St., Rockland.

“Pieced Together: New Mixed Media Works,” through July 30. Original works inspired by discovered material by Paula Ragsdale, Nikki Schumann, Kim Depres and Phillippe Villard. Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery, 53 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor.

“Nature Embossed,” through July 30. Embossed watercolors and repousse copper “drawings” by Chong and Judi Lim. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland.

Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, through July 31, inspired by the natural beauty and rugged coast and waterways. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island.

“Creative Rhythms,” through July 31. Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 336 Main St.

“The Cottage Garden,” through July 31. Joyful artwork reflective of Maine’s gardens and summer cottages. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath.

“The Essence of Maine,” through July 31, Alec Richardson and Hugh Lassen paintings and stone sculpture. Littlefield Gallery, 145 Main St., Winter Harbor.

“Elements,” through Aug. 1. Curious and eclectic show from abstracts to animals by artists Connie Lundquist and Lee Cheever. Little Dog Coffee Shop, 87 Maine St, Brunswick.

John Whalley “Book of Days” and new works by Kathleen Galligan, through Aug. 2. Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland.

Emily Brown: recent drawings and paintings, through Aug. 2. Icon Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick. 725-8157.

Summer Members’ Art Show, through Aug. 2. Showcase of work by artist members of the Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell.

Richard Estes Retrospective, “Realism,” through Sept. 7. The most comprehensive exhibition of Estes’ paintings ever organized. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square.

“Picturing Monhegan Island” by George Daniell, through Aug. 3. Intimate selection of photographs and drawings created on Monhegan. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square.

Andrea Sulzer: “throughoutsideways,” through Aug. 24, recent creations, including large, colored-pencil drawings and woodblock prints. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland.

“Sculpture: A Celebration of Art and Nature,” through Sept. 30. Sculpture exhibition and sale curated by June LaCombe. Sculpture by over 40 artists shown in the gardens and along woodland trails. Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth.

“The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea,” through Dec. 28. Exhibition of approximately 30 works, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland.

“The Shakers: From Mount Lebanon to the World,” through Jan. 5. Exhibition of approximately 200 works is a comprehensive look at the religious, social and economic foundations of Shaker life. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland.

“All That Glitters,” through Aug. 1. A spectacular golden environment using simple everyday materials. Maine College of Art, Artists at Work Project Window, 522 Congress St., Portland.

“Chambre,” through Aug. 3, choreographer, writer and performer Jack Ferver and visual artist Marc Swanson collaborate on a work that is both performance and installation. Free. Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland.

“Wednesday Mornings,” recent work by The Mill Painters, through Aug. 29. The Mill Painters group exhibition is dedicated to Janet Manyan, who inspires each of them deeply with her talent and teaching. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 2nd floor, 522 Congress St., Portland. 775-3052.

“Portals: New Works by Maya Best,” through Aug. 30, mixed media material in a kaleidoscope of colors and shapes. Frost Farm Gallery, 272 Pikes Hill, Norway.

Bob Santandrea, solo exhibition of paintings, through Aug. 31. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island.

Lois Dodd: “Cultivating Vision,” through Aug. 31. Brings together nearly 50 drawings, watercolors and prints, spanning four decades. Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville.

Bernard Langlais Retrospective, through Jan. 4, Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville.

“Encountering Maine,” through Oct. 12. Diverse selection of works depicting places in Maine by artists from the late 19th century to the present. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston.

“Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts,” through Dec. 13. Jazz, art and film and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston.

“Making a New Whole: The Art of Collage,” through Sept. 28. Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland.

13th Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, through Oct. 31, works of sculpture by 17 artists placed in gallery’s vestibule, around its exterior and in university’s historic quad. UNE Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland.

“Contexture,” through Aug. 30. Textile and assemblage works by Kathy Goddu, Priscilla Nicholson, Susan Perrine, Jill Snyder Wallace and Susan Walker. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner.

“Industrial Dreams,” new work by Dennis Pinette, through Aug. 16, taking an expansive scale, both reality and dream memory. Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St., Rockland.

Barbara Ernst Prey: “American Contemporary,” through Aug. 31, 40 never before seen watercolors, dry-brush and oil paintings. Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street, Port Clyde.

Seacoast Moderns, through Aug. 22. Non-traditional and experimental works by Kittery Art Association artists. The Morgan Gallery, 120 Rogers Road, Kittery.

“Vibrant Colors of Robert Gibson,” through Aug. 15. Paintings vary in subject from reflective spheres to glassware. Lyceum Gallery, 49 Lisbon St., Lewiston.

“Way Up in Maine: The Works of William Wegman,” through Sept. 7. Pioneering video artist, conceptualist, photographer, painter and writer. Emery Community Arts Center, Academy Street, Farmington. 491-0768.

“Painting Maine V,” through Sept. 14, features returning artists Ellen Hutcheson, Barbara Klein, Sally Loughridge and Bob Vaughan. Damariscotta River Grill, 155 Main St., Damariscotta. 563-2992.

Art in the Park, through Oct. 31. A grouping of sculptures by artist Anne Alexander Johnson. Hall Mini Park, Water Street, Gardiner. 582-3100.

“Touching Sky,” an exhibition by Meredy Hamilton and Peter Bucklin, through Aug. 15. Running With Scissors, 250 Anderson St., Portland.

“The Art of Albert Pucci: A Retrsopective,” through Oct. 4. Georgetown Historical Society, 20 Bay Point Road.

“Windows and Doors: Crossing Boundaries,” through Sept. 4. Paintings by Kay Carter focus on how we organize ourselves and boundaries that define us. The Robert E. White Gallery at Husson University, Peabody Hall, 1 College Circle, Bangor.

Maine Northern Skies: Clear Light art exhibition, through Oct. 15. Features the work of local artists and their interpretations of Maine’s skies. L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201, Hinckley.

“New to the Collection: Artwork by Louis Norton,” through Oct. 4. Six newly acquired works of pastel and oil by early 20th century American artist. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk.

“Vitamin V: How Food Fought the Second World War,” through Jan. 9. Large collection of propaganda posters and an outdoor victory garden illustrate life on the home front in the 1940s. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk.

“Young Rufus Porter: The Art World Beckoning,” through Oct. 12. Early American artists Porter might have encountered during his travels as a young man. Rufus Porter Museum, 67 N High St., Bridgton.

South Berwick Bicentennial Exhibit: “Main Street, South Berwick: 200 Years of Downtown History” through Aug. 23. Counting House Museum, Main Street, South Berwick.


MFA Visiting Artist Summer Lecture Series: Sharon Hayes, who works in multiple mediums, including video, performance and installation, free. Maine College of Art, Osher Hall, 522 Congress St., Portland. 5:30 p.m. July 28.

Schoodic Arts Festival, art, auction, concerts every evening at 7 p.m. and also at noontime. Hammond Hall, 427 Main St., Winter Harbor. July 28 to Aug. 10.

John Heliker: “Paintings from the Cranberry Island Years.” Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, 6 Court St., Ellsworth. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. July 30.

“Nancy Depew: Inside the Forest,” painted forest scenes that are thick with beauty and full of mystery; “Roger Dale Brown: Painting Maine,” new plein air landscapes of Maine’s land and sea in impressionistic style; and “Boats and Harbors,” paintings of Maine’s harbors and the boats that call them home. Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St., Thomaston. Opening reception 5-7:30 p.m. July 31.

“George Pearlman: Pottery,” glazed porcelain vessels; and Tom Curry’s “Islands,” a dozen new oil paintings, some of them monumental in scale. Gleason Fine Art, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 1.

First Friday Art Walk and concert, free. Bar Harbor downtown. 6 -9 p.m. Aug. 1.

John Paul Caponigro’s Open Studio, new work, free. Caponigro Arts, 73 Cross Road, Cushing. 10 a.m. Aug. 2 and 3.

Art in Nature, free outdoor event with artists at work, kids’ art and photography workshop. Tidewater Farm, Farm Gate Road, Falmouth. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 2.

Linda Norton watercolors, contemporary nautical and maritime themes and scenes. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. Reception 2-4 p.m. Aug. 2.

“Do It Your Way,” Gee’s Bend quilts and quilters in Maine show, collaboration with Fiber College of Maine. Penobscot Marine Museum, 40 E. Main St., Searsport. Opening reception 3-5 p.m. Aug. 2.


Maine Women in the Arts: Summer Art & Crafts Show, fine art, crafts, pottery. Kennebunkport Masonic Hall, Temple Street, Kennebunkport. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 27.

Maine Quilts 2014, over 600 quilts, demonstrations, lectures and auction. $10, free for children 12 and under. Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 27.

Maine Art Show and Lawn Party, to support 16 local charities, free admission. St. Andrew’s Church, 11 Glidden St., Newcastle. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2; reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 1; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3.

Maine Crafts Guild 39th Annual Directions show, more than 80 exhibitors showing fine crafts. $6; free for kids under 18. Mount Desert Island High School, Route 233, Bar Harbor. 557-3276. 5 p.m. Aug. 1; 10 a.m. Aug. 2 and 3.


Immense Porpoise and Poetry, fusion of music and poetry to benefit participants in the 2014 National Poetry Slam. $6, Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. 7:30-10 p.m. July 27.

Benefit concert for Animal Welfare Society, Broadway duo Leslie Giammanco and Marcy McGuigan. Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport. 3 p.m. July 31.

Historic House Tour, many beautiful new renovations to this stunning National Register home of acclaimed early American deaf artist John Brewster Jr. $12 suggested donation. Royal Brewster Mansion, Routes 202 and 112, Buxton. Noon-5 p.m. Aug. 2.

Giant Book Sale Blowout, proceeds benefit library, Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 2.

Gardiner/Hallowell Rotary Club Golf Tournament, proceeds will provide funds for charitable programs. $70. Natanis Golf Course, 735 Webber Road, Vassalboro. 1-6 p.m. Aug. 3.

Farm-to-Chef Celebration, local foods, brews and wines at Great Works Regional Land Trust’s fundraiser. $75. Beach Plum Farm, Route 1, Ogunquit. 4-7 p.m. Aug. 3.


Cathie Pelletier, author of 10 novels, Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library, 18 Maine St., Kennebunkport. 2 p.m. July 27.

Poetry Aloud! midsummer public reading of enthusiastic, tender, funny and moving poems, free. Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 6:45 p.m. July 29.

Porter the Poet, a poetry workshop for people of all abilities, free. Rufus Porter Museum, 67 N. High St., Bridgton. 10-11 a.m. July 29.

An evening with four Maine History Press authors: Cathy Billings, Allen Workman, Camille Smalley and Kate Webber, $5, free for members. Longfellow Garden at the Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland. 774-1822. 5:30 p.m. July 30.

Rufus the Writer, a literature and science reading group, discussions around bridging the gap between science and art. Free. Rufus Porter Museum, 260 Main St., Bridgton. 647-2828; 7-8 p.m. July 30.

Carol Manchester discusses her book, “Joseph K. Manchester: Northern Son in the South, 1861-1863,” free. Gardiner Public Library, 152 Water St., Gardiner. 7 p.m. July 31.

Louise Penny, author of “How the Light Gets In,” presented by Portland Public Library and Longfellow Books, $10. First Parish Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 7 p.m. July 31.

Paul Doiron, author of “The Bone Orchard,” Letterpress Books, 91 Auburn St., Portland. 7 p.m. July 31.

Flash Fiction for Families, writing workshop for kids and adults, create a collection of very short stories, all surrounding a single painting or subject. Free. Rufus Porter Museum, 67 N High St., Bridgton. 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 2.


Kneisel Hall Faculty Concert, festival artists present a concert of Beethoven, Ravel and Brahms, $30 in the hall; $20 on the porch. Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant St., Blue Hill. 4-6 p.m. July 27.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, Discover the Joys of Classical Music, an hour-long fun and informative concert for all ages. Free. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 41 Sweden Road, Bridgton. www.SebagoMusic 7 p.m. July 27.

Kneisel Hall Young Artists, performance of chamber music after three weeks of intensive study, free. All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway, Bangor. 7 p.m. July 28.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Beethoven String Quartets, Beethoven String Quartets, Nos. 6, 8 and 10 by the Pacifica Quartet, $40. Crooker Theater, Brunswick High School, 116 Maquoit Road. 7:30 p.m. July 28.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, from dreaming sensuousness to disturbing violence to cheerful optimism, program is a study of contrasts. $25; 21 and under free. Deertrees Theatre, 156 Deertrees Road, Harrison. 7:30 p.m. July 29.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, features Corigliano’s Voyage, for flute and strings, Hindemith’s The Demon and Dvorak’s piano quintet in A Major. $25, free for 21 and under. Deertrees Theatre, 156 Deertrees Road, Harrison. 7:30 p.m. July 29.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Wednesday Upbeat! Concert, Bach, Saariaho and Mozart, $40. Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, 3725 College St., Brunswick. 7:30 p.m. July 30.

Kneisel Hall, young artists from around the world perform chamber music, free. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 315 Main St., Southwest Harbor. 7-9 p.m. July 31.

VentiCordi Chamber Music for winds and strings performed by renowned guest artists, $20, $15 seniors, $5 for 18 and under. South Congregational Church, 2 North St., Kennebunkport. 7:30 p.m. July 31.

Portland Symphony Orchestra, Tune-Up Maine free chamber concert series, Monument Square, Congress Street, Portland. 5 p.m. July 31.

Romantic music for clarinet and piano, $10-$45. Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. 7:30 p.m. July 31.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music, works by 20th century and contemporary American composers, $10 suggested donation. Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, 3725 College St., Brunswick. 7:30 p.m. July 31, Aug. 2 and 3.

Kneisel Hall open rehearsal, artists rehearse for the weekend performances. Music by Schubert, Debussy, Poulenc and Chausson., $15. Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant St., Blue Hill. 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 1.

Kneisel Hall Faculty Concert, Schubert, Debussy, Poulenc and Chausson. $30 in the hall, $20 on the porch. Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant St., Blue Hill. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1; 4 p.m. Aug. 3.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays Concert, music by Currier, Ravel and Schubert, $40. Crooker Theater, Brunswick High School, 116 Maquoit Road, Brunswick. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1.

VentiCordi Chamber Music for winds and strings performed by renowned guest artists, $20, $15 seniors, $5 for 18 and under. Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, 505 Main St., Sanford. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1.

From France to America, Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; Ran Dank, piano; hear Debussy, Chopin, Poulenc and Novacek in a salon setting, sipping a glass of wine, $35. Union Hall, 24 Central St., Rockport. 9 p.m. Aug. 1.

Portland Symphony Orchestra, Tune-Up Maine free chamber concert series, Messalonskee High School, Oakland. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 2.

Summer Organ Concert, organist Joyce Jones, free will offering, Ogunquit Baptist Church, 157 Shore Road. 7 p.m. Aug. 3.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, a sampling of great chamber music, free. United Methodist Church, 258 N Road, Chebeague Island. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3.


Line dancing, Moose Lodge, 19 Spring St., Scarborough, 229-9603. Beginner lesson, 6:15-7:30 p.m.; intermediate lesson, 7:30-8 p.m.; open dancing, 8-9 p.m. July 30.

Bates Dance Festival, Vincent Mantsoe, fluid and shape-shifting new solo, “Skwatta.” $25 adults, $18 seniors, $12 students. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 305 College St., Lewiston. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 1.


Naples for the Arts Festival, entertainment all day, health and wellness section, face painting and pet section. The Causeway, Route 302, Naples. July 27.

Pittston Fair, family-oriented country fair with midway, animal pulling events, children’s games, strawberry festival. Pittston Fairgrounds, 955 East Pittston Road, July 27.

Bangor State Fair, large family fair with midway, animal exhibits, crafts, commercial exhibits, flower show. Bangor Fairgrounds, 100 Dutton St. Through Aug. 3.

Northern Maine Fair, large family fair with rides and exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, tractor pulling, demo derby. Northern Maine Fairgrounds, 84 Mechanic St., Presque Isle. Through Aug. 2.

Maine Lobster Festival, concerts, Great Crate Race, parade, cooking contest, crafts, art, kids stuff. $5-$8 adults; $2 ages 6-12; free for age 5 and under. Harbor Park, 275 Main St., Rockland. July 30 to Aug. 3.

Monmouth Fair, small family agricultural fair with midway, animal exhibits, crafts and animal pull events. Monmouth Fairgrounds, 79 Academy Road. July 31 to Aug. 3.

Flea Bites, food trucks, artists and the Flea for All combine for food and thrifting. Portland Flea-for-All, 125 Kennebec St., Portland. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1.

Blueberry Festival, pie, baked goods, lobster rolls, kids activities, attic treasures sale and afternoon music. South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Road. $5 for some kid events Saturday; $10 for Half Moon Jug Band concert at 7 p.m. Saturday. 3-7 p.m. Aug. 1; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 2.

Cundy’s Harbor Days Celebration, ice cream social, 5K, parade, luncheon, dinghy and lobster crate races, blessing of fleet. Harbor Road, Cundy’s Harbor. 725-7770. 6 p.m. Aug. 1; 7:30 a.m. Aug. 2; 8 a.m. Aug. 3.


“Secondhand Lions,” free, donations accepted. Bring blankets and chairs. Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue. 8 p.m. July 28.

“Stand by Me,” a film about friendship and the experiences of growing up. Free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. 6:30 p.m. July 29.

“Rushmore,” free, Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland. 7:30 p.m. July 30.

Xavier Cha: “Cossack’s Dance,” free, part of film series on new movements in dance and art. Institute of Contemporary Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. 5 p.m. July 31.


Sunset Wine Sail in Casco Bay: Trendsetting European Wines, join sommelier Erica Archer on Casco Bay to learn about wine. $65. Wine Wise, Maine State Pier, Commercial Street (adjacent to Casco Bay Ferry Terminal). 6 p.m. July 29.

Graze at Pineland Farms – Milk and Honey, tour one of Pineland’s farms or gardens, then enjoy a four-course dinner made with freshly harvested local food and provisions. Live music by Gunther Brown and “agri-tainment” by Balfour Farm. $60-$80. The Commons at Pineland Farms, 16 Pineland Drive, New Gloucester. 4-8 p.m. July 30.

Jacqueline’s Tea Room, try five teas, free, 201 Main St., Freeport. 6-7 p.m. Aug. 1.

Sunset Wine Sail in Casco Bay: The Many Styles of Pinot Noir, cruise Casco Bay while learning about wine, $65. Wine Wise, Maine State Pier, Commercial Street. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 2.


Stories on the Staircase, children ages 3 to 5 are invited for a free story hour and a tour tailored for them. Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland. 9-10 a.m. July 30.

Seashore Trolley Story Time, transportation-themed stories come alive for kids. Adult $10; ages 6-16 $7.50; free for under 6. Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport. 10:30-11 a.m. July 30.

Stories by the Garden on Mackworth Island, local children’s book author Sarah Thomson will read from her books, including “Cub’s Big World,” free. Friends School of Portland, 1 Mackworth Island, Falmouth. 11 a.m. July 30.

Kite Making, $8 plus admission. Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. 1:30-2:30 p.m. July 30.

Children’s Concert, Kneisel Hall young artists lead a free interactive concert. Blue Hill Public Library, Main Street and Parker Point Road.; 374-2203. 4:30-5 p.m. July 30.

Crusher’s Kids Concerts in the Park: Jon Call, camp songs, free. Deering Oaks bandstand, Park Avenue, Portland. 756-8130. 12:30 p.m. July 31.

First Friday, $2 admission during Art Walk, Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. 5-8 p.m. Aug. 1.

Children’s Fair, activities for preschool and early elementary ages. Benefits middle school exchange program. $10 suggested donation per family. Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue (behind library). 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 2.


Darlin’ Corey, Americana mix of bluegrass, old time, folk and original songs. Suggested donation $15 adults, $12 youth and seniors. West Kennebunk United Methodist Church, 160 Alfred Road, West Kennebunk. 985-6632. 3-5 p.m. July 27.

Animal Hospital, free. Congress Square, Portland. 4 p.m. July 27.

Blue Sky Riders with Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr, all three veterans sing lead amid three-part harmonies, $75. Jonathan’s, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. 7-9 p.m. July 27.

Rhythm Future Quartet, gypsy jazz standards and original compositions. $20, $30. Atlantic Hall, 173 Main St., Cape Porpoise. 7 p.m. July 27.

Honky Tonk Gypsies, acoustic Americana. Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. 8 p.m. July 27.

Mushroomhead with Ill Nino and Ascent to Power, $20 in advance, $25 day of show. Club Texas, 150 Center St., Auburn. 2-11:45 p.m. July 28.

Asking Alexandria, English metalcore. With Miss May I, $20 in advance, $25 day of show. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. 8 p.m. July 28.

Fingers & Strings, folk, bluegrass. Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. 8 p.m. July 28.

Summer Concerts in Deering Oaks, Italian Heritage Center Concert Band, free. Deering Oaks, Park Avenue, Portland. 232-3008. 7-8 p.m. July 29.

Zach Ovington, folk and roots. Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. 8 p.m. July 29.

David Dodson, singer-songwriter, free. Camden Public Library Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue. Noon July 30.

Music on the Mall Summer Concert Series, free. Town Mall, Maine Street, Brunswick. 729-4439. 6 p.m. July 30.

Skrillex: The Mothership Tour 2014, electronic dance music, with What So Not and Milo & Otis, $45 in advance, $50 day of show. Cumberland County Civic Center, 1 Center St., Portland. 6:30 p.m. July 30.

The Hanumen, chanting, poetry and sacred music, $20 in advance, $25 at door. HopeGateWay, 509 Forest Ave., Portland. 7:30 p.m. July 30.

Band of Horses, rock band. Midlake opens, $25 in advance, $30 day of show. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. 8 p.m. July 30.

Custom House Gang, roots, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. 8 p.m. July 30.

Irish Seisiun, free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. July 30.

Jason Spooner Band, roots rock, free. Fort Sumner Park, North Street, Portland. 756-8130. 7 p.m. July 31.

Tom Keifer, $15. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. 9 p.m. July 31.

Blasted Knoll, string band, Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St., Portland. 8 p.m. July 31.

Kilcollins Band, RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. 9 p.m. July 31.

Country Fest Maine, Moore & Moore, Gary Leet & The Country Drifters, Rachel Landry, Barry Wood, Randolph Michaud, L&L Country and more. $10 per carload Friday; $15 per person Saturday; $12 Sunday. Litchfield Fairgrounds, 44 Plains Road. 6 p.m. Aug. 1; 9 a.m. Aug. 2 and 3.

Iris Dement, singer-songwriter, $28 in advance; $32 at the door. Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St., Camden. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1.

An Evening of Solo Piano with Robin Spielberg, pianist/composer, $22.50. Jonathan’s, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. 8-10 p.m. Aug. 1.

Ingrid Michaelson, indie-pop, $30, $25 advance. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. 8 p.m. Aug. 1.

TGIF with the Carmine Terracciano Band, $5. Zack’s Club Lounge @Fireside Inn & Suites, 81 Riverside St. Portland. 8:30-11:45 p.m. Aug. 1.

Brad Hooper, blues and Americana, Water Dog Tavern, 1 Starr St., Thomaston. 8 p.m. Aug. 1.

The Faulkingham Project, Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland. 8 p.m. Aug. 2.

Dam Blues Festival, featuring The Colwell Brothers, Brandon Santini, Gina Sicilia and more. $25 in advance, $30 at the gate. Darrow’s Barn at Round Top, Route 1B, Damariscotta. Noon-7 p.m. Aug. 2.

3rd Annual Reggae Fest, Jamaican food cooked by native Jamaicans, and live music by Stream Reggae. Gates open at 5 p.m., $35 for dinner and concert; $10 concert only. Manchester Apple Festival Lakeside Orchards, 318 Readfield Road. 2:45 p.m. Aug. 2.

On Tap Band, favorite songs from the Beatles through today. Free. Wells Harbor Park, Harbor Road,. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 2.

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, blues guitarist, $35. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. 9-11 p.m. Aug. 2.

Tim Theriault Band, rock and roll covers, $5. Inn on the Blues, 7 Ocean Ave., York Beach. 9:30-11:45 p.m. Aug. 2.

Family Affair, father and daughter duo perform soul, blues and R&B, free. Inn on the Blues, 7 Ocean Ave., York Beach. 2 p.m. Aug. 3.

3 Doors Down, acoustic rock, $31.75 to $61.75. Maine State Pier, Commercial Street, Portland. 6 p.m. Aug. 3.

Anne & Pete Sibley, acoustic folk duo, $17. Jonathan’s Restaurant, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. 8 p.m. Aug. 3.

Shape Note Singing, four-part singing tradition also known as Sacred Harp features exciting harmonies and spirited singing. All welcome. Free. The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. 1-4 p.m. Aug. 3.


Animal Welfare Society Loves Antiques, annual antique show. Kennebunk High School, 89 Fletcher St., Kennebunk. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 2; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 3.

Par Sem Day, auto show, food, music, vendors, flea market, book sale, pie walk, alumni memorabilia and more. Rain or shine, free admission. Parsonsfield Seminary, 504 North Road, Parsonsfield. 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 2.


“The Wizard of Oz,”.musical based on the book by L. Frank Baum and the MGM movie. $10, $5 children. Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St. 2-4:30 p.m. July 27.

“The Road to Hope: An Elephant’s Story,” a play about Hope, a girl who dreams of being an elephant, and Rosie, an elephant who dreams of being free, $9, $8 members. Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. 4 p.m. July 27.

“The Full Monty,” musical, unemployed steel workers decide to put on a male strip show for big money. $20. City Theater, 205 Main St., Biddeford. 7:30 p.m. July 27.

“Godspell” in concert, presented by theater’s interns, Maine State Music Theatre, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick. 2 and 7:30 p.m. July 28.

“Into the Woods,” Stephen Sondheim meets the Brothers Grimm with an epic tale that turns familiar fairy tales on their heads. $23 adults, $19 children. The Boothbay Playhouse, 275 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. Through Aug. 1.

Portland Playback Theatre, stories of disobedience, free. Community Television Network (CTN), 516 Congress St., Portland. 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 1.

Mike Miclon’s “The Early Evening Show,” hilarious late-night TV show spoof. $14 adults, $12 seniors, $8 kids & students. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. 8 p.m. Aug. 2.

“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” classic musical with dance sequences and lyrics by Johnny Mercer, $38 to $63. Maine State Music Theatre, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick. Through Aug. 2.

“The Legend of Jim Cullen,” dramatic musical based on an 1800s northern Maine events. Music by Aaron Robinson; book, lyrics and staging by Griff Braley. $22 adults, $8 students. Lincoln Academy, 81 Academy Hill Road, Newcastle. Through Aug. 2.

Bath Shakespeare Festival presents “As You Like It,” free parking, pay what you can. $20; $15 students/seniors; $5 children 12 and under. Library Park, 33 Summer St., Bath. Through Aug. 2.

Shakespeare in the park, “As You Like It,” comedy, free. Deering Oaks, Portland. Through Aug. 9.

Camden Shakespeare Festival: “As You Like It,” $5-$20. Camden Public Library Amphitheatre. Through Aug. 10.

“What the Butler Saw,” risque and ferociously playful farce. $10-$30. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. Through Aug. 22.

“A Woman of No Importance,” dark Oscar Wilde comedy of serial seducers, moralizing monogamists, secret pasts and simmering heartbreak. $10-$30. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. Through Aug. 23.

“As You Like It,” $10-$30. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. Through Aug. 23.

“Romeo and Juliet,” $10-$30. The Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main St. Through Aug. 24.

“Mary Poppins,” enchanting story, unforgettable songs and breathtaking dance numbers. $39-$79. Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St. July 30 through Aug. 30.

“Venus in Fur,” two-person play involves a playwright and an actress and their struggle for dominance, $12 adults, $10 seniors. Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, 1 Winthrop St. Aug. 1 to 9.

Dustbowl “Hamlet,” takes place in a 1930s dustbowl setting, $8 to $12. The Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Road, Northeast Harbor. Through Aug. 16.