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.

BANGOR — Penobscot Theatre presents Youth Theatre Performances, featuring dance performance and theatrical adaptations of Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein, 6 p.m. Friday, July 15, Bangor Opera House. $5.

BANGOR — River City Cinema presents Summer Subpoena Film Series, featuring “Stairway to Heaven,” 1946 classic, sundown, Pickering Square. Free; bring chairs.

BANGOR — Contradance featuring music by Anthony Vicselli and friends and caller Richard Green, 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 15, Unitarian Universalist Church, Park Street. Admission $8, families $20.

BAR HARBOR — Improv Acadia presents “Improvision,” improv comedians provide spontaneous new dialogue for B-movie classics, 11 p.m. Sunday, July 17, at Reel Pizza Cinerama.

BLUE HILL — Beethoven, Debussy, Schubert and Mendelssohn recital, noon Friday, July 15, and noon Sunday, July 17, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival.

BREWER — Next Generation Theatre summer youth theater presents “A Night on Broadway,” selection of famous showtunes, 7 p.m. Friday, July 15 and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16; 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17. Admission $7 adults, $4 children.

DOVER-FOXCROFT — High Ryder Golden Oldies Band, 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16, Center Theatre.

ELLSWORTH — Summer Waterfront Concert Series presents the Bel Isle Trio, 6 p.m. Friday, July 15, Union River Park gazebo, free.

ROCKLAND — Bay Chamber Concerts presents Paragon Ragtime Orchestra playing the original film score of Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid,” along with film screening, 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, Strand Theatre. Tickets at

ROCKPORT — Bay Chamber Concerts presents violinist Stefan Jackiw and Andrew Wolf Award-winner Max Levinson, piano, performing three Brahms violin sonatas, 8 p.m. Thursday, July 21, Rockport Opera House. Tickets at

STONINGTON — Opera House Arts presents “Elizabeth Rex,” 7 p.m. July 15 and 16 and 2 p.m. July 17, at the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society Barn; in repertory with “Much Ado About Nothing,” 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16 at the Stonington Opera House. Tickets available at Opera House box office.

STONINGTON — Live for $5 series features magician Peter Boie, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, Stonington Opera House.

TRESCOTT — Midsummer’s Evening Contradance, featuring music by Lynn Brubaker, Gene Nichols, and John Viselli and caller Alan Furth, 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 18, Cobscook Community Learning Center. $5, families $15.

UNITY — Nova Scotia singer-songwriter Ian Sherwood, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. $15.