Meditative Watercolors by Janet Lawerence, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, through October.
“Home: Reflections on Place,” exhibit created by New Mainers, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Way, to Dec. 22.
IXNOS, MECA, 522 Congress St., photos, art, portfolio books, texts and artifacts on paths of migration through the island of Levos, Making Migration Visible event on view to Dec. 14; see full schedule at https://bit.ly/2xK32A2.
“Some Reliable Truths About Chairs,” UMVA Gallery, 516 Congress St., Portland, work by 29 Maine artists, 1-4 p.m., Friday-Sunday to Nov. 3.
“Blacksmiths & Storekeepers: Freeport Village, Crossroads of Change, 1770-1920,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., through December.
“Matangi/Maya/M.I.A., Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, 2 & 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12; 2 p.m. Oct 13 & 14, co-presented with SPACE, personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist M.I.A., chronicling her journey from refugee immigrant to pop star, $8/$6 members/students.
“The Pain of Others,” + video Q&A with filmmaker Penny Lane, 7 p.m., Space, 538 Congress St., $8/$6 members & students.
“The Eagle Huntress,” 7 p.m., Yarmouth Historical Society, 118 East Elm St., documentary about girl who trains to become the first female eagle hunter in 12 generations. Free.
“Christine,” 7 p.m., horror film based on book by Stephen King, Merrill Film Society, Merrill Memorial Library. 215 Main St., Yarmouth, free and open to the public.
Portland Museum of Art, screenings inspired by exhibits, new work by local and emerging talent, conversations with filmmakers, documentary subjects, and scholars, www.portlandmuseum.org/events/movies.
Southworth Planetarium, USM Science Building, 96 Falmouth St., Portland, 780-4249, usm.maine.edu/planet.
“Painter and Poet: the Art of Ashley Bryan,” Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, award-winning 95-year-old artist and pioneer of African and African American representation in children’s books, to Nov. 25.
Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234, kitetails.com.
International Cryptozoology Museum, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 4 Thompson’s Point Road, Portland, cryptozoologymuseum.com.
Maine Historical Society Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday to Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822, mainehistory.org.
Maine Jewish Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org.
The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum, open daily 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., train rides on the hour 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 58 Fore St., Portland, www.mainenarrowgauge.org, 828-0814, closes for the season Oct. 28.
Neal Dow Memorial, tours by appointment, 714 Congress St., Portland, participated in Underground Railroad, father of temperance movement, 773-7773, www.nealdowmemorial.org, closes for the season Oct. 29.
Portland Museum of Art, Congress Square, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Saturday & and Sunday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday & Friday, www.portlandmuseum.org.
Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland, 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4:45 p.m. Sunday, www.victoriamansion.org, 772-2841, closes Oct. 31 until Christmas season, Nov. 23-Jan. 26.
Yarmouth History Center, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 118 East Elm St., Yarmouth, 846-6259, yarmouthmehistory.org.
Martin Barre of Jethro Tull: 7 p.m., Oct. 16 full band acoustic; Oct. 17, full band electric, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, $45/$52, www.onelongfellowsquare.com.
Air Force Heritage Brass Band, 7 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St., free.
Music of West Africa with Sean Gaskell and Dave Kobrenski, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, free and open to the public.
Maine Marimba Ensemble After Hours Concert, 7-8:30 p.m., South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, Zimbabwean-style concert, free and open to the public.
Divas on the Bima, 7 p.m., University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, Portland, variety of Jewish and popular music, free.
Gina & The Red-Eye Flight Crew, 9 p.m., funk/soul, last Monday show of the summer at Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., $5.
Irish Music Sessions: 6-8 p.m., Mondays, O’Reilly’s Cure, Route 1, Scarborough.
Jay Staples, 3 p.m. first Sunday of every month, Atria Scarborough Assisted Living & Memory Care, 18 Black Point Road in Scarborough, country western. Free and open to the public.
Call for Scripts: Maine Playwrights Festival, Maine residents only may submit a new play between 8 and 30 minutes in length by Nov. 26, see acornproductionsportland.wordpress.com for details.
“James and the Giant Peach,” Falmouth High School Theater, 7 p.m. Oct. 19 & 20; 2 p.m. Oct. 21; $5/$7 at the door.
“Ben Butler,” Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., 774-0465, www.portlandstage.org, to Oct. 21.
ComedySportz, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, The Fresnel Theater, 17 Free St., Portland, competitive improv.
“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, Wednesdays-Sunday to Oct. 28, tickets through 835-0895, www.goodtheater.com.
“Victorian Murder & Mayhem,” 5:30 & 7 p.m., Oct. 12 & 13, Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland, with cast of “Jack the Ripper” from Portland Ballet and mystery author Kieran Shields, tickets $15/$20, victoriamansion.org.
“Amelia Earhart: Onward and Upward,” 7 p.m., living history performance, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, by donation, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3596261.
Improvised Stephen King, 9:15 p.m. Oct. 12-31, The Fresnel Theater, 17 Free St., Portland, new comedy club will feature mix of comedy and darker King signature elements, www.thefresneltheater.org.
Casco Bay Art Club, multimedia exhibit, Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, call 373-4600 for the best viewing times, through Nov. 30.
“Beyond The Bubble,” mixed media exhibit by Hyde school students, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, Oct. 15 -Nov. 15.
“Landscapes in Fabric,” by Jo Diggs, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, to Oct. 31.
Marcia Brandwein, Centre St. Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath, includes new exhibit of member artwork, to Nov. 1.
Centre St. Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath, 442-0300.
Chocolate Church Art Gallery, 804 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455, chocolatechurcharts.org.
Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242, curtislibrary.com.
Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820, explorefrontier.com.
Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row, Brunswick, 907-4016.
Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gallery at UUCB, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-8515.
The Green Lion Gallery, 23 Center St., Bath.
ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.
LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902.
Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, 160 Centre St., Bath,
Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham, 721-0678, mainefiberarts.org.
Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.
Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham, 841-5914, merrymeetingartscenter.org.
Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick Business Center, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 373-9300.
Sarah Greenier Gallery, 428 Middle St., Bath, 443-3936.
Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, 4 Old Orr’s Island Road, Harpswell, 833-5717, sebascodeganartists.com.
The Gallery at Widgeon Cove, 31 Widgeon Cove Lane, Harpswell, paintings, sculpture, jewelry, handmade paper, widgeoncove.com.
Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, 729-8033, thorntonoaks.com.
Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, topshamlibrary.org, 725-1727.
Whatnot Gallery at Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick, 725-8820, spindleworks.org.
“Caught in the Middle: The Tragic Life of Minik Wallace,” Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, chronicles Inughuit boy who moved from Greenland to N.Y. in 1897 to work with an anthropologist, to Jan. 20.
“Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art; explores the artist’s relationship with photography and its impact, to Oct. 28.
“Let’s Get Lost,” wall drawing and “Listening Glass,” interactive sound work, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, to December.
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday; 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275, bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Free.
Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, Pejepscot Historical Society, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Veteran’s Day; closes for the season Nov. 12. Guided tours on the hour til 3 p.m., $6-$12, http://pejepscothistorical.org/chamberlain/jlc, 729-6606.
Maine Maritime Museum, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily year-round, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, $10.50-$17.50, includes free admission within a seven-day period, mainemaritimemuseum.org.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday, 725-3416, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum. Free.
“Enduring Connections: Contemporary Alaskan Yup’ik and Iñupiat Art,” Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College Brunswick, to December.
“Into the Lantern: A Lighthouse Experience,” Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, permanent, full-scale replica of Two Lights allows visitors to experience time-lapsed video of the Gulf of Maine, 443-1316, mainemaritimemuseum.org.
“Threads of Change: Arctic Clothing and Identity in the North,” Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, 9 South Campus Drive, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, to December.
Red Beans & Rice, Side Door Coffee House, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick. Open mic sign up 6:45 p.m.; feature performers 8:30, 442-8195.
“A Tapestry of Love through Song,” Nor’easters Barbershop Chorus, 2 p.m., United Methodist Church, 320 Church Road, Brunswick, $15; $5 students 18 and under, www.noreasterschorus.org.
“Two Sides of the Classical Guitar,” Brian Cullen and David Bullard, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, Latin jazz, flamenco, by donation.
“Symphonie Fantastique,” 2:30 p.m., Orion Performing Arts Center, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham. Music by The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra includes Berlioz, Delibes, and Milhaud, with guest soloist Nathanial Hackworth, $20/door, 846-5378, www.midcoastsymphony.org. Under 18 and college students free.
Bowdoin College Fall Music Events, through Dec. 12, free, no tickets or reservations required, more information at www.bowdoin.edu/music.
Irish Music Sessions: 7-9 p.m. Monday, Byrnes Irish Pub, Centre Street, Bath; 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Byrnes Irish Pub, 16 Station Ave., Brunswick, byrnesirishpub.com.
“SEAL,” The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick, theatrical thriller, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 14, tickets $10-$20, theaterproject.com, 729-8584.
“The Assassins,” dark musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 13, 19, 20; 2 p.m. Oct 14 & 21, 804 Washington St., Bath, tickets at Studio Theatre of Bath or 837-8260.
Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award-winning “Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.” chronicles the journey by artist M.I.A. from refugee immigrant to pop star. Catch the film co-hosted by Space at the Portland Museum of Art from Oct. 12-14.