Sierra Hull. Photo by Dylan Sklare

Sierra Hull
8 p.m. Thursday. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, $25 in advance, $30 day of show.
Bluegrass singer-songwriter and mandolin player Sierra Hull made her Grand Ole Opry debut when she was 10, played Carnegie Hall at 12 and was signed to a record label at 13. Two decades later, Hull’s catalog is five albums strong, and the 2016 release “Weighted Mind” was nominated for a Best Folk Album Grammy. Hull kicks off her Tip Toe High Wire summer tour Thursday in Portland.

A scene from the 2023 Bach & Beer event held at Bunker Brewing. This year’s gathering is at Orange Bike Brewing Co. Photo by Emily Southard

Bach & Beer
4 p.m. Friday. Orange Bike Brewing Co., 31 Diamond St., Portland, free to attend, beer for purchase.
The Portland Bach Experience, which offers events and experiences centered around classical music, is in full swing. In the spirit of merging food and drink with music and friends, Bach & Beer happens on Friday afternoon. You’ll enjoy Flight of the BumbleBeer, consisting of four, 5-ounce pours of Orange Bike’s gluten-free brews paired with four short musical interludes that were specifically chosen to match the flavor profiles.

Ellie Joseph plays the title role in “Mary Poppins” at Portland Players. Photo by Stanley Kimball

‘Mary Poppins’
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through June 23. Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland, $30, $25 seniors and students.
A spoonful of sugar and a ticket is all you need for the joyful romp of “Mary Poppins” at Portland Players. The Banks family in London is floundering as siblings Jane and Michael continue to run wild. This all changes when Mary Poppins arrives, ready to use both wisdom and magic to turn things around. The delightful musical is packed with classic numbers including “A Spoonful of Sugar” and the always fun “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” With a whole lot of dancing and stage wizardry, “Mary Poppins” will charm audiences of all ages.

The Welcome Table
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Indigo Arts Alliance, 60 Cove St., Portland, free, registration requested.
Indigo Arts Alliance honors and celebrates Juneteenth with The Welcome Table. The daylong gathering includes art workshops, movement and meditation, cross-cultural history, community building and cooking. Scholars, activists, religious leaders, artists, culinary specialists and members of the public will look at the links connecting food, culture and spirituality in national and international social justice organizing. Indigo Arts Alliance is a nonprofit organization committed to the artistic development of people of African descent.

Casey Streeter, left, of Portland Boxing Club is part of a championship tripleheader as he defends his New England super welterweight title during the Father’s Day Pro Boxing Classic on Saturday. Photo by Stephen Shea

Father’s Day Pro Boxing Classic
6:30 p.m. Saturday. Cross Insurance Arena, Portland, $35 to $153.
Yo Adrian! It’s been 30 years since the Cross Insurance Arena played host to a professional boxing bout. The wait is over, as the Father’s Day Pro Boxing Classic goes down on Father’s Day eve. The night will pack a whole lot of punches with a mix of professional title fights and amateur bouts. Portland’s Casey Streeter will be putting ’em up against Jimmy Williams of Connecticut. Other Mainers on the fight schedule are Zordan Holman, Ilyas Bashir, Wade Faria and Brandon Berry.

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