“Cosmopolitan Stylings of Mildred and Madeleine Burrage”: Maine Historical Society, Congress Street, Portland. To visit, see mainehistory.org for admission fees, timed ticketing and latest COVID policies. On view to Sept. 24.
“From a Woman’s Perspective”: Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Portland. Through September, richardboydartgallery.com.
“Immigration Stories: Exploring the Diverse Cultural Heritage of the Brunswick, Topsham, and Harpswell Communities”: Pejepscot History Center, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, through December, free.
Joel Babb: “Forest Murmurs – The Maine Woods”: Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland, on view to Oct. 1, greenhutgalleries.com.
“Maine Perspectives:” AIGA Summer Poster Show, Portland Public Library, Lower Level, 5 Monument Square, Portland, to Oct. 8, maine.aiga.org.
“Photography & Paperwork”: Sept. 2-25, Meeting House Arts 40 Main St., Freeport. visitfreeport.com.
“Stories in Wood: The Marquetry Art of James Macdonald”: Chocolate Church Arts Centre, Bath. Artist talk 1:30 pm Sept. 17, on view through Oct. 1.
University of New England Art Gallery: “Hands to Work: Women, Craft, and Radical Experiment,” through Sept. 23; “The Lives of the Jewelers,” through Oct. 9; 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. library.une.edu/art-galleries.
“Vacation country”: featuring the works of Paul Brahms and Rebecca Hayes: Casco Bay Artisans, 68 Commercial St., Building A, Portland, cascobayartisans.com.
Portland First Friday Art Walk: 5-8 pm, visitportland.com.
Tender Table Food & Art Fair: Noon to 4 pm, Little Congress Square Park, Congress Street, Portland. Tender Table invites all to a celebration of Black and Brown joy and community. Free, tendertable.com.
Artist Presentation: Zaara Kitten Chops: 5:30 pm, Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St., Portland. Illustrator, muralist, tarot card designer. Free, illustrationinstitute.org.
2nd Friday Brunswick: ArtWalk, Music, Fun: 4-7 pm, Downtown Brunswick, Maine Street, Brunswick. Free, brunswickdowntown.org.
Maine Art Collective: multimedia experience run by 14 Maine artists using media ranging from sculpture to jewelry, painting to photography. Maine Art Collective, 18 Exchange St., Portland.
Makers on Main: 10 am first Saturday to September on Main Street in Freeport. visitfreeport.com.
“Migrations/Migrations”: 7:30 pm Sept. 2; 3 p.m. Sept. 3, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, follows a photojournalist’s journey to learn the story of refugees, $15+. Free sand drawings and shadows for live video projection workshop 2 pm Sept. 4, tickettailor.com.
Family Movie Night: 7 p.m., LL Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, kid-friendly movies on outdoor screen, lawn games and local food trucks, visitfreeport.com.
Adventure Movie Night7 p.m., LL Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Outdoor-themed documentary curated by the Maine Outdoor Film Festival. visitfreeport.com.
Apohadion Theatre: 107 Hanover St., Portland, theapohadiontheater.com.
Frontier Theatre: 14 Maine St., Brunswick, explorefrontier.com/events/all.
Merrill Film Society: watch movies on your own and join a Zoom discussion. Email Mike at [email protected] for an invitation.
Southworth Planetarium: 96 Falmouth St., Portland, in person, usm.maine.edu/planet/location-and-hours.
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick “Innovation and Resilience Across Three Generations of Wabanaki Basket-Making,” through Sept. 18. Free admission, bowdoin.edu/art-museum.
Maine Historical Society – “Northern Threads: Two Centuries of Dress”: Part II on view through Dec. 31, 489 Congress St., Portland, mainehistory.org.
Maine Jewish Museum: “Color Fields,” Joan Busing; “Generational Layers: Gerstenblatt-Berg Family Collage Portraits,” Paula Gerstenblatt; “Following the Light,” Judy Glickman Lauder, Sept. 1-Oct. 28. First Friday Art Walks 5-8 pm Sept. 2 & Oct. 7, 267 Congress St., Portland.
Maine Museum of Photographic Arts: Claire Seidl and Rose Marasco, through Oct. 8, 15 Middle St., 3A, Portland, mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Friday by reservation only, Bowdoin College, 255 Maine St., Brunswick, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.
Portland Observatory: 138 Congress St., 9 am to 4 pm Thursday through Monday for timed, 45-minute guided tours and 5-8 pm Tuesday and Wednesday for self-guided sunset tours. Details at portlandmarks.org.
Tate House Museum: tours on the hour 10 am to 3 pm Wednesday through Saturday, 1267 Westbrook St., Portland. Mask required. Free-$16, reserve at tatehouse.org.
Victoria Mansion: 10 am to 3:50 pm to Oct. 31, 109 Danforth St, Portland. Free-$35, victoriamansion.org.
BathSwing Strap: 7 pm Tuesdays to Sept. 6, Library Park, Bath. Free.
Concerts at the Gazebo: 7 p.m. Fridays to Sept. 9 in Bath. Free, visitbath.com.
Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival: Sept. 1-4, Brunswick, thomaspointbeachbluegrass.com.
Murphy’s Law: 5:30 pm, Geno’s Rock Club, 625 Congress St., Portland. bandsintown.com.
They Might Be Giants: 8 p.m., State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland. $28-$30.
Alex Cohen Acoustic: 6 p.m., Flight Deck Brewing, 11 Atlantic Ave., Brunswick. bandsintown.com.
Matt Meyer and The Gumption Junction: 8 p.m., The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.
Music In Memorial Park: Noon, 19 Bow St., Freeport. visitfreeport.com.
The Potboilers: 7 p.m., Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport. bandsintown.com.
Sam Luke Chase: 12:30 pm, Portland Lobster Co., 180 Commercial St., Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com.
Sons of Quinto: 4 p.m., Flight Deck Brewing, 11 Atlantic Ave., Brunswick. Free, facebook.com.
Town Meeting: 7 p.m., Maine Craft Distilling, 123 Washington Ave., Portland. $22, mainecraftdistilling.com.
Yola: 7:30pm, L.L.Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free, visitfreeport.com.
Dominic Lavoie: 6 p.m. Portland Lobster Co., 180 Commercial St., Portland. bandsintown.com.
teenage halloween, Battlemode, FonFon Ru: 7:30 pm, Sun Tiki Studios 375 Forest Ave., Portland. All ages, $10 adv / $13 day or, bandsintown.com.
Tom Abbott: 4 p.m., Rising Tide Brewing Company, 103 Fox St., Portland. bandsintown.com.
Acoustic Open Mic7-11 pm, The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St, Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.
Jamie Saft/Joe Morris/Ken Vandermark: 8 p.m., Space Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland. bandsintown.com.
mt. Joy8 p.m., State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland. $35, facebook.com.
Stereo Dreams: 8 p.m., Sun Tiki Studios, 375 Forest Ave., Portland. Goiter, Roach Dad, Soulstice, and OKChree after the “Pass The Aux Cord” producer open mic, $5-$10.
The Novel Jazz Septet: 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St. on Munjoy Hill, Portland, music by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
Christoper Cross: 40th Anniversary Tour: 8 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St, Portland. $29.50-$59.50.
Cruising Casco Bay Concert: Pete Kilpatrick, 6:30-9 pm, Casco Bay Lines, 56 Commercial Street, Portland. $25, cascobaylines.com.
Frankie Moon: 8 p.m., Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. bandsintown.com.
Stu Mahan & Royal Hammer: 6 p.m. Portland Lobster Co., 180 Commercial St., Portland.
Summer Sunsets Live: 4-8:30 pm, Thompson’s Point, Thompson’s Point Road, Portland. Free, thompsonspoint.com.
Will Woodson & Caitlin Finley: 5 p.m., The Music Loft at Linden Lea, 655 Elmwood Road, Pownal. $20, lindenleapownal.net.
80s n Retro Party: rotating DJs last Saturday of every month, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. flasklounge.com.
Afrobeat Saturdays: 9 p.m. Saturdays, Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland, eventbrite.com.
Darlin’ Corey: 6 p.m. first Friday of the month through December, Port City Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland.
Foundation Friday: second Friday of the month, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. community. dance. music. love. See flasklounge.com for time.
Fourth Friday Jazz with rotating special guest: 8-11 pm, The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.
Irish Music Night: 7:30 pm Wednesdays, Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland, facebook.com/IrishNightAtBlue.
Karaoke: 10 pm to 12:30 am every Thursday, Sea Dog Brewing Company, 125 Western Ave., South Portland. sopo.seadogbrewing.com.
Open DJ Night: Every Tuesday at Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. Bring records, CDs, or controller; all formats/genres welcome. flasklounge.com.
Under the Covers: 8-11:30 pm, third Friday of the month, Seasons Grille, 155 Riverside St., Portland. Free.
A Comedy of Haunted History: explore the creepy corners of Portland’s Old Port with professional actors and comedians, starting next to Flatbread and RiRa, 72 Commercial St., Portland. $19.99-$29.99, wickedwalkingtours.com.
“The Music Man”: Sept. 9-18, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7:30 pm; Sunday, 2 p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, Washington Street, Bath. Non-traditional, stylized version, tickets $18+ at chocolate.na.ticketsearch.com.
Steve Hofstetter: 6 p.m., Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland. Author, columnist and comedian, portlandhouseofmusic.com.
Get Up & Go 6-Week Improv Class7 p.m., First Parish UU Church, 425 Congress St, Portland. For improvisers of all levels (including novice) with exercises, games and scene work. $200, eventbrite.com.
Neil Burger: 7 p.m., Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland. “America’s Funnyman.”
Loving Highsmith: 7 p.m., Space Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland. -6:30 am A unique look at the life of celebrated American author Patricia Highsmith. $9, space538.org.
Maine Comedian Bob Marley8pm, Clambake Seafood Restaurant, 354 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. bandsintown.com.
Monday of the Minds: A CommUNITY Hip Hop Showcase: 8 pm to 1 am every second and fourth Monday, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland.
Portland Swing Project: swing dance classes for all levels, Mechanics Hall, 519 Congress St., Portland. portlandswingproject.com.
Thursday Night Comedy: 7 pm every Thursday, Stroudwater Distillery, 28 Resurgam Place, Portland. Hosted by Ian MacDonald. Weekly rotating lineup. $10 online or in person, eventbrite.com.