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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Annual Christmas Craft Fair and Festival, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. With live music by The Tricky Britches, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Harpswell Art & Craft Guild annual “Holidays in Harpswell,” 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. 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. 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. 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. “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. 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. 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. 4 p.m. Dec. 15.

• For Children

Polar Express, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, Portland, $25-$40. 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. 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. Entertaining train ride includes storytelling and visit from Santa, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (every 30 minutes) Thursday and Saturday.

“The Velveteen Rabbit,” Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8-$9. Performed by actors ages 8 to 13, 4 p.m. Friday; 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 15. Through Dec. 23.

Tea with Mrs. Claus, afternoon tea, a craft and story, children must be accompanied by an adult, Dyer Library, Saco, free, reservations required. 283-3861 ext. 102. Seatings at noon and 1:30 p.m. 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.

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