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MOUNT DESERT — The works of Mount Desert Island painter Ernest McMullen are on display at the Gallery at Somes Sound through Oct. 31.

Photorealist painter Richard Estes is the subject of a biographical film directed by Southwest Harbor resident Thom Willey. Willey will be showing “My Camera Is My Sketchbook” and talking about making the film at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Southwest Harbor Public Library.

BAR HARBOR — Adele Seronde of Bar Harbor has given the world of art a lifetime of talent and passion. From early childhood, she knew she would continue the then, six-generation family legacy of becoming an artist.

GOULDSBORO — Lalage Ann Bosanquet is an avid gardener in England and is just beginning to literally feel her way around the soil at her new home in South Gouldsboro.

BANGOR — Penobscot Theatre Company is shining up its cowboy boots to kick off its 41st season with “The Honky Tonk Angels,” Sept 4-21. The heartwarming musical features 30 classics from the Golden Age of Country, including “9-5,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and “Stand by Your Man.”

Aside from its thought-provoking opener, “Red,” about the life and work of painter Mark Rothko, the Acadia Repertory Theatre has focused on fun this season with a French farce and a silly spy thriller.

ELLSWORTH — Author Kate Webber will speak about her two-year stay on Swan’s Island, brought alive in her book “Swan’s Island Chronicles: Borrowed, Exaggerated and Half-Forgotten Tales of Island Life,” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Ellsworth Public Library.

GOULDSBORO — Seven sculptors are putting their noses to the grindstone at the fifth and final Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium, which runs from Aug. 3 to Sept. 14.

BAR HARBOR — The First Friday Art Walk and Fashion Night Out merge in September with the debut of the Art of Fashion on Friday, Sept. 5. Dress in haute couture or simply in your own funky style and hit the sidewalks of Bar Harbor to enjoy fabulously fashionable events.

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