• HOT TICKET

No joke – Friday should be funny

WORK OFF the turkey with some laughs at the Secret Lives of Comedians show, featuring stand-up, sketch comedy, skits and surprise guests.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland

HOW MUCH: $10

INFO: www.lucidstage.com

• CHEAP THRILL

ExTRAINaganza event in Auburn

NOTHING BRINGS BACK the Christmas nostalgia like a toy train, and this weekend’s ExTRAINaganza offers up model train sets to view and purchase.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Great Falls Model Railroad Club, 144 Mill St., Auburn

HOW MUCH: $2 for adults; free for ages 12 and under

INFO: www.greatfallsmodelrrclub.org