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Laura Vitanza and Cynthia Eyster as villagers and Hal Cohen as Shmerel the beggar in Acorn Productions’ “The Wandering Beggar,” which opens Friday and continues through Dec. 18 at the Acorn Studio Theater in Westbrook. The play, an adaptation by local playwright Howard Rosenfield of a 1931 Yiddish book by Solomon Simon, features a collection of vignettes in which the title character must deal with dishonest servants and greedy kings. 854-0065; acorn-productions.org
Courtesy of Acorn Productions
Marva Pittman is among the stars of “Broadway at Good Theater,” running Thursday through Dec. 4 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland. The show features leading man Kevin Earley, who appeared in “Les Miserables,” “Thoroughly Modern Millie” and other shows on Broadway. The large cast also includes Kelly Caufield, Lynne McGhee, Stephen Underwood, David Goulet, Grace Bradford, Joe Bearor, Marc Brann, Todd Daley, Marie Dittmer, Deirdre Fulton, Meredith Lamothe, Jen Means, Erik Moody, Taylor Palmer, Amy Roche and Benjamin Row.
Courtesy of Good Theater
Christmas fair, Blue Point Congregational Church, Scarborough. 883-6540. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (haddock chowder lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) Saturday.
Christmas fair, First United Methodist Church, South Portland. 767-2688. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Christmas fair, antiques, crystal, china, vintage linens, knitted goods, holiday gifts and more, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Falmouth. 781-3366. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Bradbury Mountain Arts Holiday Show and Sale, paintings, prints, turned wood, jewelry, African handcrafts, much more, Mallett Hall, Pownal. 688-2272. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4.
34th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, handcrafted items from 95 Maine artisans, USM Sullivan Gym, Portland, $2. 621-2818. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4.
Good Shepherd Parish Christmas Fair, Most Holy Trinity Church, Saco. 284-8035. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4.
2011 Holiday Bazaar, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. 236-2239. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Wells/Ogunquit Music Boosters 24th Annual Holiday Craft Fair, 65 vendors, Wells Junior High School. 351-5741. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Old Fashioned Christmas Fair, antiques, jewelry, books, wreaths, more, Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland. 772-7421. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Christmas Fair, Pinea Rebekah Lodge, Windham. 772-6806. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Holiday Art Sale and Celebration, paintings, prints and cards by Lea Peterson, Barbara Bean, Letty Husson and Susan Zimmerman, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. leapetersonart.net. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Annual Franklin County Arts and Crafts Association Christmas Craft Fair, original crafts, art and photography, University of Maine Farmington. 778-2791. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Christmas fair, includes lobster roll luncheon, United Baptist Church, Saco. 283-3411. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Christmas Market Place, Bar Mills Community Church, Buxton. 929-3535. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Holiday Fair, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Windham. 892-3048. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 4.
Holiday Craft, Poinsettia and Wreath Sale, Morrison Center, Scarborough. 883-6680. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The Big Chill, arts, crafts and vintage sale, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Tree, Wreath and Poinsettia Sale, Brunswick Junior High School. 725-9436. 8 a.m. to Noon Saturday.
Outdoor holiday fair, Unitarian Universalist Church, 7 Middle St. office, Brunswick. 729-4062. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Holiday Fair, West Cumberland United Methodist Church. 653-2974. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Christmas fair, First Parish Congregational Church, Gorham. 839-2809. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Holiday Art Exhibit and Sale, Lincoln Building, Brunswick. 798-6964. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4.
Christmas Craft Fair, American Legion Hall, Gray. 576-3870. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 4.
Annual Christmas Open House and Craft Fair, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield.
stonemountainartscenter.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4.
"Tales of the Waria," documents the lives of a people in Indonesia known as the Waria, presented by Documentarian and ethnographer Kathy Huang, Colby College (Pugh Center), Waterville, free. 859-4250. 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Palestinian Film Festival, "Jenin Jenin" documentary, Space, Portland, $7. space538.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.
"Meet Your Farmer," local Maine farmers documentary film, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, free. mainefarmlandtrust.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Palestinian Film Festival, "Eyewitness Gaza" documentary, Meg Perry Center, Portland, $7. space538.org. 8 p.m. Friday.
"Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest," co-presented by the Strand and the Farnsworth Art Museum, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $8.50. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Palestinian Film Festival, "Salt of the Sea" documentary, Space, Portland, $7. space538.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
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