November 25, 2012


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Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds perform their raucous rock and new soul on Friday at Port City Music Hall in Portland.

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“Tracy on the Raft at 7:30,” 1982 oil on canvas by Alex Katz, from “Maine/New York,” continuing through Dec. 30 at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville.

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Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Mozart's "La Clemenza di Tito," Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $18 to $26. 1 p.m. Saturday.

"A Christmas Tea," Victorian-style holiday cheer includes choice of desserts and tea, presented by Museum of Old York, Jefferds Tavern, York Village, $6, under 5 free. 363-4974. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Second Annual Holiday at Hadlock, Santa, carriage rides, s'mores, music and more, Hadlock Field, Portland, free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Holiday Open House, door prizes, refreshments, children's activities and music, 317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Holistic Mystic Fair, psychic mediums, massage, traditional healers, vendors, more, Le Club Calumet, Augusta, $5, additional fees for services. 446-7868. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Festival of Trees, benefits Westbrook charities, live entertainment, Westbrook Warren Congregational Church. Saturday and Dec. 2.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Mozart's "La Clemenza di Tito," Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15 to $27. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Annual Community Carol Sing and Tree Lighting, Yarmouth Town Hall. 846-2407. 5 p.m. Saturday.

"Best/Worst Christmas Pageant," A/D/A/M, Biddeford, $8 advance, $12 door. 571-4636. 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Dec. 2.

Pine Tree State Country Music Association Annual Christmas Party, Stevie Cee, Gloria Jean, Bobby Le and others, American Legion Post 197, Westbrook, $5, 12 and under free. 490-1232. 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 2.

"Celebrate the Season by the Sea," Santa and Mrs. Claus, parade, musical performances, hay rides, treats and more, various locations Old Orchard Beach. 934-2500. 1 p.m. Dec. 2.

Sit with Santa, for dogs and their companions, benefits Planet Dog Foundation, Planet Dog Company Store, Portland, $10. 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 2.


Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $15 to $20. Vs. Worcester, 7 p.m. Sunday and Friday; vs. Providence, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Red Claws, Development League affiliate of the NBA Celtics, Portland Exposition Building, $6 to $30. Vs. Los Angeles, 7 p.m. Friday; vs. Sioux Falls, 1 p.m. Dec. 2.


"The Santaland Diaries," David Sedaris' holiday comedy, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), $20 to $24, mature audiences only. 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Through Dec. 16.

"Striking 12," hip, funky, fun holiday musical presented by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $30. 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Dec. 2. Through Dec. 9.

Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie," University of Southern Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham, $8 to $15. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 5 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Dec. 2.

"This Wonderful Life," one-person adaptation of Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life" presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $26. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 7 p.m. Dec. 2. Through Dec. 9.

Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Portland Stage Company, $15 to $39. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; noon and 5 p.m. Dec. 2. Through Dec. 23.

"Honk! The Ugly Duckling Musical," comic family production, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Dec. 16.

"Miracle on 34th Street," classic holiday tale, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $12 to $14. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Dec. 2. Through Dec. 16.

"Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical," Portland Players, South Portland. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Through Dec. 16. 

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Somalia-born hip-hop artist K’Naan performs on Saturday at Bates College in Lewiston.


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