Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Spirits Alive “Walk Among the Shadows,” living history performance with focus on The Civil War, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $5 to $10. spirits alive.org. Twilight Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
OOB365 presents Field of Screams Haunted Hayrides, Old Orchard Beach Ballpark, $13 to $18. oob365.com. Kid-friendly tours at 5 p.m, scarier ones start at 6 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday.
”Ghosts of Freeport’s Past,” walking tours led by lantern-carrying docents, Woodlawn Cemetery, Freeport, $5 to $10. freeport historicalsociety.org. Tours start at 6 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday.
Stone Carving demonstration and guided tour, with stone carver Mike Ellis, through one of Freeport’s early cemeteries, Mast Landing Burial Ground, Freeport. freeporthistoricalsociety.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
”Handkerchief Moody,” ghostly show of Maine and New England folklore ghost stories and true crime events, The Footlights, Falmouth, $10. thefootlightsin falmouth.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Maine Historical Society presents Longfellow’s Haunted House, guided tour of the house based on the interpretation of Longfellow’s poem “Haunted Houses,” written in 1851, Longfellow House, Portland, $10, reservations required. 774-1822, ext. 212. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
Halloween Spook-Tacular Science Show, science tricks and treats for kids, Peekaboo Children’s Center, Westbrook, $5 advance $6 door. peekaboocenter.com. 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Our Theatre Company presents “The Rocky Horror Show,” costumes and audience participation encouraged, Nasson Community Center, Little Theatre, Springvale, $10, 18-plus. myotc.org. 8 p.m. Thursday.
“POE: Tales of Mystery & Suspense,” dinner show with local actor Kirk Simpson, costumes encouraged for Halloween performance with prizes awarded, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.
An Evening of Chilling Tales from Michael Howard, author will read several ghost stories from M.R. James, Shirley Jackson, Edgar Allan Poe and others, for adults and older teens, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemorial library.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Plague presents Annual Goth Ball, “Day of the Dead,” DJs Znuh, DeHuman8 and 8bit and live performance from Zyguneh, Asylum, Portland, $6 advance, $8 door, 21-plus. portland asylum.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
King Friday’s Dungeon Puppet Slam: Saints and Souls, variety of local and imported puppeteers, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. mayostreetarts .org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
National Theatre of Great Britain 50th Anniversary Celebration: “50 Years on Stage,” live in HD, performances and archival footage with Judi Dench Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Smith and many others, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15 to $23. rocklandstrand.com. 4:45 p.m. Saturday.
Psychic Sunday, tarot readings, psychic readings, crystals, Fireside Inn & Suites Portland, Portland, $2 plus fees for services. onthenewedge .com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3.
”The Thinking Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillseum,” love story of a woman who moves through romantic love to a deeper, more inclusive one, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $5 to $15, not recommended for ages under 16 without parental guidance. atthelincoln.org. 2 p.m. Nov. 3.
Theatre Company at Falmouth High School Presents “Bloody Murder,” Ed Sala’s twiststed who-dunnit spoof, Falmouth High School, $5 to $7. 781-7429. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Nov. 3..
Bates College Theater Department presents “In the Next Room,” drama set in the 1880s that explores the true meaning of love, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, $3 to $6. 786-6161. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Runs through Nov. 4..
Good Theater presents “Clybourne Park,” Bruce Norris play written in response to “A Raisin in the Sun,” St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $28. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
The Young Company presents “Sherlock Holmes,” The Theater Project, Brunswick, $12. theaterproject.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
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