BLUE HILL — Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival 2011 season opener, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25 and 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at 137 Pleasant St. Tickets: hall $30, porch $20. For information, visit kneisel.org.
BLUE HILL — 21st annual Blue Hill Pops Concert, sponsored by Bagaduce Music Lending Library, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at George Stevens Academy gymnasium, Union Street. Table seats, reserved chairs and bleacher seats available from $10. To purchase tickets, call 374-5454 or visit the library on Greene’s Hill in Blue Hill.
BREWER — Kristyn Murphy (Barefoot Soprano) CD release concert, afternoon tea and CD signing, 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. Tickets $10; Available from Next Generation Theatre or from kristynmurphy.com. For information, call 989-7100 or visit nextgenerationtheatre.com.
BRUNSWICK — The Saltwater Celtic Music Festival will be held Sunday, July 31, at Thomas Point Beach, and at satellite locations on days leading up to July 31. Celtic musicians include Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, Karan Casey and John Doyle, Buille, The Prodigals, The Dublin City Ramblers, The Screaming Orphans and others. Kevin O’Hara, author of “Last of the Donkey Pilgrims,” will emcee. Satellite events: Canada’s Bb (B flat) Sisters, July 26, at Skye Theatre in Carthage, and July 27, at Unity Performing Arts Centre; Maeve Gilchrist, July 30, at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath; Ireland’s The Screaming Orphans, July 30, at Fisherman’s Wharf in Boothbay Harbor; and an all-star Maine Celtic session, July 30, at Byrnes Irish Pub in Brunswick. Tickets are $25 in advance, $35 at the gate, free for children younger than 12. Ticket information at www.saltwaterfest.com.
ELLSWORTH — Summer encore from Live at the Met: Don Pasquale, 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at The Grand, 165 Main St. Tickets, $15 general admission. For information, call 667-9500 or visit grandonline.org.
LUBEC — Lubec Bicentennial concert featuring fingerstyle guitarist Michael DeLalla and singer, songwriter, and pianist Daphne Nichols, and presented by Cobscook Bay Music, 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Crow Town Gallery, 406 South Lubec Road. For information, visit cobscookbaymusic.com.
NORTHEAST HARBOR — Baroque Orchestra of Maine, or BOOM, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Tickets are $20 at the door for adults, students are free. For information, visit fiddleheadmusic.org.
ORONO — “The Bat,” 7:30 p.m. June 25 and 2 p.m. June 26 at UMaine’s Cyrus Pavilion Theatre behind Fogler Library and Winslow Hall. Tickets are $10; $7 for students. For information and tickets, visit www.umaine.edu/spa. Tickets also available at the door. Purchase tickets for both “The Bat” and “Sweeney Todd” and receive a discount — $20 for both shows, or $10 for “The Bat” and $14 for “Sweeney Todd.”
ORONO — Baroque Orchestra of Maine, or BOOM, 7 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. Tickets are $20 at the door for adults, students are free. For information, visit fiddleheadmusic.org.
ORONO — Stillwater Artsapalooza featuring 40 artists at 12 venues, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, June 25, in downtown Orono. For a full list of events, visit stillwatercommunityarts.wordpress.com.
ORONO — Summer encore from Live at the Met: Don Pasquale, 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the University of Maine’s Collins Center for the Arts. For information, call 581-1755 or 800-622-8499, or visit collinscenterforthearts.com.