December 1, 2013

Audience Calendar

Events in the arts, music, theater, books, dance and more

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Maine State Ballet will present "The Nutcracker" at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.

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The indie-pop band Lucius is at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Wednesday.

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Breakfast With Santa, Wilhelm Reich Museum, Rangeley, $5. 864-3443. Pancakes and sausages with Santa and Mrs. Claus, 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

Holiday Festival for Children, St. Dominic Academy, Auburn, $5-$7 advance, $6-$9 door. Rick Charette, bounce house, crafts for kids and more, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Children’s Holiday Activities, Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, free. 324-2797. Old-fashioned games, “history hunt” and refreshments, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Breakfast with Santa, Topsham Fairgrounds, $3 advance, $5 day of. 725-9875. Meet Santa, have breakfast and get a coloring book, 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday.


Shape Note Singing, everyone is welcome to participate, The New Church, Portland, free. Four-part singing tradition also known as Sacred Harp, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Kids & Teens Open Mic, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5. one Hosted by Liam Swift and Sadie Grant. Open to ages 10 to 18, 3 p.m. Sunday.

Castlebay, St. Michael’s Episcopal Parish, Auburn, $10, children free. 529-5438. Yuletide harp concert with Celtic harp and vocals, 3 p.m. Sunday.

The RMS Five “Unplugged” Holiday Show, Second Christian Congregational Church, Kittery, $12, free for age 12 and under. 450-8016. Gospelized Christmas carols and R&B, doo-wop flavored arrangements of holiday songs, 5 p.m. Sunday.

Animal Collective, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. statetheatre Experimental psychedelic band, with PC Worship, 8 p.m. Monday

Monday Night Blues Series, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. Charlie A’Court, 7 p.m. Monday.

Downeasters Holiday Concert, donations or non-perishable food items accepted at the door, First Parish Congregational Church, Saco. 370-8553. Barbershop harmonies of old and new favorites, 7 p.m. Monday.

Brass Night, University of Maine, Orono, Minsky Recital Hall, $9. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Holiday Concert, Boothbay Region High School Band and the Community Band, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, free. boothbayopera 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Guitar Ensemble, University of Maine, Orono, Minsky Recital Hall, $9. umaine .edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Lucius, indie-pop, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12, 18-plus. port citymusichall .com. With Kingsley Flood, 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Swingtime Band, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Swing music from the ’30s to the ’50s, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Ken Bonfield, acoustic guitarist, solo holiday concert, Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bates Jazz Band, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, free, tickets required. 786-6135. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Hattie Simon Jazz Trio, Bray’s Brew Pub and Eatery, Naples. braysbrew Vocals with piano, stand up bass and drums, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Visions of Sugarplums” Christmas Prelude Concert by Mosaic, includes a musical arrangement of Clement Moore’s “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Performance includes mandolin, guitar, a cappella harmony and piano with guest pianist Charlie Grindle, Village Baptist Church, Kennebunkport, $10, $5 kids. 216-3890. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bates Steel Pan Orchestra, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, free, tickets required. 786-6135. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Tom Rush, folk singer, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $40 advance, $45 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Fogcutters present Big Band Syndrome Vol. III, Loretta Allen,Kenya Hall, Jason Spooner, Sara Hallie Richardson, Jaw Gems, Syn the Shaman, Dilly Dilly and Ladylamb the Beekeeper, State Theatre, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door, $20 students. 8 p.m. Friday.

Jingle Jam, Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston, $27.75-$51.75. Craig Morgan, Jana Kramer, Uncle Kracker and others. Doors 6 p.m., 7 p.m. Friday.

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Swedish classical guitarist Goran Sollscher performs at Bates College in Lewiston on Dec. 8.

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