December 8, 2013

Audience Calendar

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The Portland Symphony Orchestra presents “The Magic of Christmas” at Merrill Auditorium from Friday through Dec. 22.

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Lyric Music Theater in South Portland presents the musical “Annie” through Dec. 21.

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Zach Jones, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. Rock, pop and soul, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Bay Chamber Concerts presents Harlem-based gospel choir Songs of Solomon, Rockport Opera House, $25, $10 for under 21. Inspirational young adult gospel choir led by Pastor Chantel Renee, 3 p.m. Saturday.

Greater Freeport Community Chorus, “The Many Moods of Christmas,” Freeport Performing Arts Center at Freeport High School, $10, 18 and under free, maximum $25 per family. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

Dave Rowe, Denny Breau and Phil House, 20th annual holiday concert, First Universalist Church, Auburn, $15. 866-655-7171 ext. 801. 7 p.m. Saturday.

The Dwells and Eric law, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. Cosmic Americana and punk-rock cellist, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Casco Bay Concert Band “The Many Moods of Christmas,” McCormack Performing Arts Center, Gorham High School, $10, $8 seniors. www.cascobayconcertband. 3 p.m. Saturday.

Blackalicious, hip-hop, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15 advance, $17 door, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Dec. 15.

The Boy Singers of Maine “Sounds of the Season” Concert, Cumberland Congregational Church, $10, $8 seniors and students. 2 p.m. Dec. 15.

Fryeburg Academy Music Students’ annual Candlelight Concert, Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, free. 935-9232. 4 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

Wescustago Youth Chorale, 16th annual winter concert, Freeport Performing Arts Center at Freeport High School, $10, $5 students and seniors. 846-0705. 3 p.m. Dec. 15.

“Black Nativity in Concert: A Gospel Celebration,” Down East Singers, Camden Opera House, $20, 18 and under free. Musical numbers together with recitation of Scripture and Langston Hughes’ poetry, 2 p.m. Dec. 15.

Special Events

4th annual Fire and Ice Bar, music by Tony Boffa Band, hors d’oeuvres, outdoor cocktails, a portion of the proceeds of the event will benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation and The Education Foundation of the Kennebunks, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, $25. 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Celebrate the Season by the Sea,” Old Orchard Beach. 934-2500. Santa and Mrs. Claus, parade, musical performances, hay rides, treats and more, 1 p.m. Sunday.

Sit with Santa, for dogs and their companions, proceeds benefit the Planet Dog Foundation, Planet Dog Company Store, Portland, $10. 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

“Joy to the World” Christmas at Victoria Mansion, Portland, $15, $13.50 seniors, $7 college students, $5 for children ages 6 to 17, free for under 6. 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday; 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Dec. 15.

Night of the Nutcracker with the Portland Ballet, members of Portland Ballet perform scenes from “The Victorian Nutcracker” in the Stair Hall. Victoria Mansion, Portland, $15, $13.50 seniors, two children admitted free with each paying adult, additional children $5. Admissions at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Christmas Prelude, rides on heated streetcars with stories read aloud, afternoon Christmas karaoke on Saturday and Sunday, Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport, $6. Noon to 4 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 15.

An 1870s Christmas at Norlands, $25 for family (2 adults and 2-3 children), Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Livermore, $8, $6 for 12 and under. Interactive Christmas celebration with wagon rides, period crafts, story-telling and more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Boothbay Region Garden Club’s Festival of Trees, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. boothbayopera Holiday goods for sale and trees auctioned off, Sunday.

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Songs of Solomon, a young adult gospel choir, will sing at the Rockport Opera House on Saturday in a Bay Chamber Concerts performance.

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