August 25, 2013


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Tinka Darling and Michael Turner star in “Driving Miss Daisy,” Wednesday through Friday at Hackmatack Playhouse in Berwick.

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“Ping Pong,” which follows eight competitors to the Over-80 Table Tennis Championships in China, is featured Thursday in the Portland Public Library’s POV Summer Documentary Series.

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"They Heard the Dream," celebration and discussion on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Summer Silent Film Series, Harold Lloyd in "Grandma's Boy" (1922), with live music from Jeff Rapsis, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. 8 p.m. Thursday.

The Moscow Magic and Comedy Show, with Vladimir Zinczenko, illusions, comedy, juggling and more, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $22. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Camden Windjammer Festival, maritime heritage fair, boat race and parade, sea dog show, pirates and more, Camden Harbor. 9 a.m. Friday through Sept. 1.

AudioBody, multimedia comedy show, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $10 to $25. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

"John Ford: Local Hero," talk by Kevin Stoehr, panel discussion, film excerpts and more, in honor of the 40th anniversary of John Ford's death, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland, $5. 7 p.m. Friday.

"Maine Rebels Attack," simulated train robbery featuring 15th Alabama "Maine Rebels"

Civil War re-enactors, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, Portland, $6 to $10. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Wagon Ride to the Past, history tour, Wolfe's Neck Farm, Freeport, $8 to $14, 2 and under free. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. 


Gaslight Theater presents William Inge's "Picnic," a neighborhood picnic forever changes the lives of people in a small town, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, $10 to $12. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Always ... Patsy Cline," musical, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $32 to $39. 8 p.m. Sunday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

Disney's "The Little Mermaid, Jr.," musical, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $5 to $10. 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," Tony Award-winning musical, City Theater, Biddeford, $20, recommended for ages 13 and over. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 1.

"Who?", one-man murder mystery/comedy improv, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with a la carte menu. Doors at 5:30 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

"Ballroom with a Twist," dancing and singing extravaganza, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

"Driving Miss Daisy," drama/comedy, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10 to $25. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday.

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Singer-songwriter and rap artist Ke$ha brings her “Best Night of My Life Tour” to Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on Friday.


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