Scene from “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at Ogunquit Playhouse, starring Sarah Bockel as Carole King. Photo by Nile Hawver/ Nile Scott Studios

‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’
8 p.m. Tuesday, 2 & 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Sunday. Through June 10. Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St., $40 to $126.
You’ll feel the earth move under your feet when you head to Ogunquit for the current run of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” starring Sarah Bockel as the prolific songwriter and singer. Ogunquit is not so far away, and ain’t it good to know, you’ve got a ticket to this can’t miss show that traces the entire career of King and the songs she wrote solo and with Gerry Goffin that made her and several other artists famous. Make one fine day today.

Christian Hayes. Photo courtesy of Christian Hayes and the Lincoln Theater

Talking Food with Christian Hayes
7 p.m. Thursday. Lincoln Theater, 2 Theater St., Damariscotta, free.
Listen in on a conversation between Christian Hayes, chef and owner of Yarmouth restaurants The Garrison and Thoroughfare and past winner of Food Network’s “Chopped,” and Cherie Scott, chef, podcast host and food writer. The two will spill the tea about food and life and how Hayes kept his business alive during the pandemic. Hayes also traveled to Poland for two weeks in March of last year to volunteer during World Central Kitchen’s efforts to feed Ukrainian refugees.

Artist Robert S. Neuman in his studio in 2005. Photo courtesy of Jack Ledbetter

‘Pieces of the World: The Art and Life of Robert S. Neuman’
5:30 p.m. Friday. Moss Galleries, 251 Route 1, Falmouth.
The late artist Robert S. Neuman is being celebrated with a screening of a documentary about his life. “Pieces of the World: The Art and Life of Robert S. Neuman” features interviews with scholars, family and friends along with archival personal photographs and a wealth of his artwork. You’ll also learn about Neuman’s five-decade relationship with Mount Desert Island. Before or after the film, you can see some of Neuman’s work at the gallery.

Plant Sale
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Saturday. Tate House Museum, 1267 Westbrook St., Portland.
Kick off summer gardening season with a visit to the annual Tate House Museum outdoor plant sale. You’ll find an array of perennials, annuals, native plants, flowers, vegetable seedlings and hanging baskets. Kids of all ages can make their own seed bombs to take home and plant. You can also pop into the museum’s kitchen from 10 a.m. to noon to see a garden-themed display, as well as information about how the Tate family used plants.

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