Friday, April 18, 2014
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The Portland Symphony Orchestra presents “The Magic of Christmas” at Merrill Auditorium from Friday through Dec. 22.
Lyric Music Theater in South Portland presents the musical “Annie” through Dec. 21.
Craft Fair, Highland Lake Grange, Westbrook. 854-2379. Baked goods, handcrafted items, jewelry, pottery, jams and more, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
Tea and Craft Fair, Dobra Tea, Portland. dobrateame.com. Works by local artists and crafters, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Annual Christmas Craft Fair and Festival, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. stonemountainartscenter.com. With live music by The Tricky Britches, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Harpswell Art & Craft Guild annual “Holidays in Harpswell,” harpswellartandcraftguild.com. Open art studies along routes 123 and 24, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Georgetown Art Sale, Georgetown Historical Society. 371-9200. Paintings and prints, holiday cards, Shaker boxes, jewelry and pottery. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.
“Sunsplash” Craft Fair, Bowdoin College, David Saul Smith Union, Brunswick. 725-3902. More than 60 vendors, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.
Christkindlsmarkt: Traditional European Village Market, St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, Scarborough. 756-9723. Live music, unique crafts, kids gift shop, German food, visit with Santa, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Annual Christmas by the Sea Arts and Crafts Fair, Ogunquit Fire Station. 646-4947. Art, birdhouses, jewelry, ornaments and more, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Big Chill Craft Fair, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Local art, crafts and vintage items, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
United Maine Craftsmen’s Christmas Magic Arts & Crafts Show, Westbrook Middle School. 621-2818. Locally handmade gifts from Maine artisans, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Designing Women Fine Art and Crafts Show, Ocean Avenue School, Portland. designingwomen.org. More than 20 female artists and craftswomen, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Holiday Fair, Pride’s Corner Congregational Church, Westbrook. 797-4636. Local craft artisans and product vendors, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Picnic Holiday Sale, Portland Company Complex, Portland. picnicportland.com. Juried indie craft fair. Photos with Yeti, DJs, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 15.
“Hark! Cinema Angels” holiday film series, Patten Free Library, Bath. patten.lib.me.us. “A Matter of Life and Death” (“Stairway to Heaven”) (1946), 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Project Aware presents “A Shoestring for Mackenzie,” One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10. 282-5598. Short, powerful message about the healthy passions of youth, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
“The Punk Singer,” Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. Documentary about Kathleen Hanna from the bands Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
“The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show,” benefit for Goodwill Industries of Northern New England, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door. goodwillnne.org/armory. The film features more than 60 works by American and European painters and sculptors, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Holiday Movie Extravaganza: “Nightmare Before Christmas” and “It’s a Wonderful Life,” State Theatre, Portland, $5. statetheatreportland.com. 4 p.m. Dec. 15.
• For Children
Polar Express, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, Portland, $25-$40. porttix.com. Holiday train travels to the “North Pole,” with hot cocoa and cookies, stories and Santa, trains at 2:45, 4, 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 4, 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. Friday; 2:45, 4, 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 15.
Storytime with Santa, Topsham Public Library. topshamlibrary.org. Special storytime with Miss Mariah, meet Santa and have a tasty holiday treat, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
North Pole Express, Boothbay Railway Village, $10, reservations suggested. railwayvillage.org. Entertaining train ride includes storytelling and visit from Santa, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (every 30 minutes) Thursday and Saturday.
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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.