BANGOR — Ragtime Open House with Jazzou Jones, 7 p.m. Friday, July 15, at The Union Street Brick Church, 126 Union St. For information, call 945-9798.

BAR HARBOR — Improv comedy, 8 p.m. family-friendly show, 10 p.m. adult show, Saturday, July 9, at ImprovAcadia, 15 Cottage St. For information, call 288-2503 or visit

BAR HARBOR — Captured: The Journey Show, nationally renowned Journey cover band, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage St. Tickets $22.

BAR HARBOR — Pianist Christopher Johnson as part of the Bar Harbor Music Festival, 8:15 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church. Tickets, $25; student tickets, $15. Also, the festival’s annual Pops Concert, featuring cabaret, musical theater and pop tunes at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, July 10, at The Great Room of the Bluenose Inn, 90 Eden St. A preconcert dinner (optional) will be served beginning at 6 p.m. in the Rose Garden Restaurant of the Inn. Tickets, $38. Dinner, $37, which includes tax and gratuity. For information and a complete list of Bar Harbor Music Festival events,

BELFAST — VoXX: Voice of Twenty concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Belfast Armory, Route 1. Tickets, $10, available at the door. For information, call 236-9413 or visit

BLUE HILL — “Sylvia,” 7 p.m. Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9, at Blue Hill Town Hall Theater, 18 Union St. Caution: adult language used. Tickets, $15 (regular); $12 (senior-student) available at the box office the night of the performance only. To reserve tickets, call 374-5556.

BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Opposites concert, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at The Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. Tickets, $20 advance; $25 day of the show. For information, call 633-5159 or visit

ELLSWORTH — “Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse” by The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Maine, 7 p.m. Friday, July 8, at The Grand, Main Street. Tickets and information available by calling 667-9500 or visit

NORTHPORT — Jazz Night at the Summit, 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at The Summit at Point Lookout, 67 Atlantic Highway. Executive Chef Shawn Wilcox will prepare a four-course menu for the evening. Music by jazz quintet Luna Madidus. Reservations for dinner and music are $42, which includes tax and gratuity, but not alcohol. For reservations and information, call 789-2000 or visit

ORONO — “The Met Summer HD Encores: Simon Boccanegra,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at University of Maine’s Collins Center for the Arts. This performance originally was transmitted live Feb. 6, 2010. For information, call 581-1755 or 800-622-8499 or visit

PROSPECT — Fort Knox Scottish Tattoo annual presentation of Maine’s Scottish Highland Pipebands, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Fort Knox Historic Site, 711 Fort Knox Road. Tickets, $10, $5 for children under 12. Advanced tickets available at the Friends of Fort Knox Gift Shop. For information, call 469-6553 or visit

UNITY — New England jam band The Brew, 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. Admission $10.