August 27-September 2, 10 a.m. -5 p.m., till 9 on Friday, Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879), a rarely seen and privately owned album, plus 28 Polaroid portraits by Joyce Tenneson, various admission prices, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. FMI: 207.775.6148 or www.portlandmuseum.org
August 27-September 2, 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Tuesday -Saturday, one hour before performances, during intermission, or by appointment, "A Celebration in Four Parts: Landscapes, Figures, Interiors, Portraits," solo exhibition by Ian Factor, The Backstage Art Gallery, Deertrees Theatre and Cultural Center, 162 Deertrees Road, Harrison.
FMI: 207.583.6747 or www.deertreestheatre.org
August 27, 8 p.m. Marcia Ball, singer/pianist, "Rollicking, playful, good time blues and intimate, reflective balladry . . . her songs ring with emotional depth," Rolling Stone, check Web site for more details, Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dug Way Road, Brownfield.
FMI: 207.935.7292 or 866.277.6523, www.stonemountainartscenter.org
August 28, 5 -8 p.m. River Ways Exhibition, opening reception, artwork reflecting the natural and/or man-made environment along the Androscoggin River, L/A Arts Gallery 5, 49 Lisbon Street, Lewiston. FMI: 207.782.7228 or www.laarts.org
August 28, 7:00-8:15 p.m. Steeple Musicale "Give Us a Lift," benefit performance by the best local musical talent to help raise the steeple, South Bridgton Congregational Church, 16 Fosterville Road, South Bridgton. FMI: www.southbridgton.com
August 28, 7 p.m. "Murder at Cafe Noir," an interactive murder mystery dinner theatre presented by the Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association, First Congregational Church, Main Street, South Paris. FMI: 207.743.2437, www.southpariscongregational.com or www.ohmpaa.org
August 28, 9 p.m. - 12:45 a.m. Sofa Kings, classic rock, Buxton Tavern, 1301 Long Plains Road, Buxton. FMI: 207.929.8668 or www.myspace.com/thebuxtontavern
August 29, 8 a.m. Harvey's 2nd Annual Golf Challenge to benefit Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, $75, Scramble format, hosted by Naples Golf and Country Club, 134 Sebago Road, Naples. FMI: 207.647.3916 or www.harvesthills.org or 207.693.6424 or www.naplesgolfcourse.com
August 29, 8 a.m.-noon Lakes Region Farmers' Market, featuring Sam Anderson Band, Manchester Allen School, 709 Roosevelt Trail, Windham. FMI: 207.831.1623 or www.lrfm.org
August 29, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstration, featuring hand-woven ash splint and sweetgrass baskets, traditional etched birch bark vessels, stone sculptures, wood carvings, and demonstrations by 15 of the finest Native American artists, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, 707 Shaker Road, New Gloucester. FMI: 207.926.4597 or www.shaker.lib.me.us
August 29, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Maine Custom Wood Sculpture by Bill Fournier, come watch a block of wood be transformed by a chain saw into an eagle, bear and more, Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26A, Gray. FMI: 207.657.4977 or www.maine.gov/ifw/education/wildlifepark
August 29, 7-11 p.m. Learn Ballroom Dancing, Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Avenue, Portland. FMI: 207.878.0584 or www.maplewooddancecenter.com