From the “Untitled” exhibit at Portland Museum of Art. Photo by Luc Demers

‘Untitled: Art from Maine in a ______ Time’
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 31. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, $18, $15 seniors and students, free on Friday.
Make an appointment and then make your way to the Portland Museum of Art for its stunning exhibit, “Untitled: Art from Maine in a ______Time.” The blank space in the title signifies the endless possibilities that informed artists’ work during this pandemic. The museum received more than 900 submissions, and here’s your chance to see what the five jurors selected in person.

“Shape of Land, Shape of Water – Tennis Preserve, Deer Isle” by Peter Walls of Stockton Springs. Image courtesy of Harlow Gallery

Art2021: 26th Annual Juried Art Show
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through May 29. The Harlow Gallery, 100 Water St., Hallowell.
Head to Hallowell to see the 26th annual juried show at Harlow Gallery. Maine painter, sculptor and installation artist Barbara Sullivan is the show’s juror, and she selected 81 works by 75 artists including Peter Walls, Hélène Farrar, Whitney River, Eric Darling and Leslie Woods.

A Maine sugar house selling maple syrup at Makers on Main. Photo courtesy of Visit Freeport

Makers on Main
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street, Freeport.
If you like Maine-made art, crafts and food (and who doesn’t?) consider a trip to Freeport for the monthly Makers on Main event. You’ll find an an array of Maine makers selling their creations and this includes some local oyster farmers. Sellers will be set up from West and Main to the corner of Elm and Main. Keeping your distance will be manageable in the great outdoors, but please mask up. Happy strolling!

Classic mint julep cocktails will be available at Dock Fore. Jules1601/

Kentucky Derby Party
3 p.m. Saturday. Dock Fore, 336 Fore St., Portland. facebook/dock.fore
If you’re a fan of the fastest two minutes in sports, repair to Dock Fore in Portland’s Old Port for its annual Kentucky Derby Party. Arrive early to get a spot inside or out on the patio area in a closed-off section of Fore Street. TVs will be in both places, and there will be plenty of drink specials including traditional mint juleps. Wear your best derby hat and you might win a prize. The race officially posts at 6:57 p.m., but the fun will be happening all afternoon. We’re cheering for Hot Rod Charlie!

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