Friday, March 7, 2014
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Maine State Ballet will present "The Nutcracker" at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.
Courtesy Maine State Ballet
The indie-pop band Lucius is at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Wednesday.
Peter Larson photo
Eugene Mirman, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20-$25, $30 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. With Kurt Braunohler and Derrick Brown, 9 p.m. Dec. 8.
Maine State Ballet presents “The Nutcracker,” cast of nearly 300 dancers, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $20-$60. porttix.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Dec. 8.
Salsa Dancing with DJ Baulio, The Pearl, Portland, $5, 21-plus. 523-9600. Latin, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, bachata and Latin hits. Dance lessons included, 8 p.m. Thursday.
Port City Swing Dance, Woodfords Club, Portland, $10. portcityswing.com. Music by The Blue Willow Band, Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.
Folk Dance Brunswick, world music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, northern Europe and around the globe; many dances taught, no partner needed. People Plus, Brunswick, $8, $5 students and seniors. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Tina Titzer’s Act One Dance Company, many styles of dance featured, Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $12, $8 for under 12. 935-4020. “Festival of Dance” and “The Nutcracker Sweets,” 7 p.m. Saturday.
“Intricate Glances Will Meet Here,” senior thesis piece by Collleen Fitzgerald blends tango and modern elements, Bates College, Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Lewiston. 786-6161. 7 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 8.
Family Contra Dance and Winter Spiral, Belfast Dance Studio, $4, $2 children. 408-903-3710. Music by John Pranio and Toki Oshima and caller Chrissy Fowler, 3 p.m. Dec. 8.
34th annual Christmas in New England Arts & Craft Show, Augusta Civic Center. newenglandcraftfairs.com. Artwork and crafts by New England artisans, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Stone Mountain Arts Center Flea Market, Brownfield. stonemountain artscenter.com. Antiques, quirky knick-knacks and more, with live music, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Holiday Craft Fair, Sunny Acre Farm, Falmouth. 781-2943. Handmade gifts from Maine artisans and crafters, decorated evergreens and more, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Winter Holiday Sale, Blueberry Ridge Farm, Pownal. 688-4153. Nature-inspired crafts including hand knits, stained glass, woodenware and much more, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Friday, Saturday and Dec. 8.
Giant Fundraising Sale, for the educational outreach program of the statewide Maine Farms Project, Shady Nook Farm, West Newfield. 793-2759. New and used books, unique art rubber stamps, framed photographs, second hand items, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Saturday and Dec. 8. Through Dec. 22.
Holiday Fair, Sea Road School, Kennebunk. 985-1105. More than 25 crafters, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday.
Holiday Bazaar, Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary, Brunswick. 373-6015. Holiday greens baskets, soaps, lotions, Christmas treasures and more, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.
Christmas Fair, North Pownal United Methodist Church. 688-4938. Baked goods, handmade crafts, white elephant and more, 3 to 8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Christmas Fair, original artwork by Jessie LeVasseur, jams, jellies, candies, cookies and crafts, Williston-Immanuel United Church, Portland. www.williston-immanuel -united. With music by Falmouth Foreside Clarinet Quartet, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Community Animal Watch Christmas Fair, Biddeford-Saco Elks Lodge, Saco. 934-1677. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.
3rd annual Tea and Craft Fair, Dobra Tea, Portland. dobrateame.com. Works by local artists and crafters, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday; noon to 8 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 8.
Holly Jolly Craft Fair, First Parish Church Freeport. 865-3573. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
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Swedish classical guitarist Goran Sollscher performs at Bates College in Lewiston on Dec. 8.