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Mime and Storytelling

Antonio Rocha will be on hand at the Scarborough Public Library for an evening of mime and storytelling on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Courtesy photo

Theater

Through Aug. 6

“Wizard of Oz,” Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road, Arundel. Tuesday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Wednesday matinee at 1 p.m., Friday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets $28 to $39. Call 985-5552 or visit www.arundelbarnplayhouse.com.

Through Aug. 7

“Gypsy,” at City Theater, 205 Main Street, Biddeford. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday matinee Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets $20, call 282-0849 or www.citytheater.org.

Aug. 9

An evening of mime and storytelling with Antonio Rocha, 6:30 p.m., Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road.

Through Aug. 13

“Singin’ in the Rain,” Hackmatack Playhouse, Route 9 in Berwick. Wednesday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Thursday matinees. Call 698-1807 or visit [email protected]

Concerts

Thursday, Aug. 4

The Bob Band, a Bob Dylan tribute band, 4-6 p.m. at Biddeford Summer Farmers and Artisans Market, 100 Main St., Free.

Rhythm Kids Percussion Party. 10 a.m. in Jordan Hall, 46 Temple Ave., Ocean Park. Tickets: $5. Call 934-9068 or visit www.oceanpark.org.

The Spinning Leaves and Matt the Electrician, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland. $10 advance, $12 at door. Call 761-1757

Vonda Shepard at The Landing at Pine Point; doors open at 6:30 p.m., dinner service until 9 p.m.; $25 general admission. Call 774-4527 or visit www.thelandingatpinepoint.com

Friday, Aug. 5

Shania Twin, tribute concert and dance party, 9 p.m. at The Landing at Pine Point. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dinner until 9 p.m. Tickets $20 and $25. www.thelandingatpinepoint.com

Monday, Aug. 8

Rick Charette, 7 p.m. at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114, Standish. Concert outdoors if weather is good, bring chair. Inside if weather bad. Tickets $10; $5 for ages 5-12, under 5, free. Call 642-3743

Wednesday, Aug. 10

Maine Songwriters Showcase; 7 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland. $5 at door only. Call 761-1757

Summer Concert in Riverbank Park, Westbrook. 6-8 p.m., Common Ground. Free.

Thursday, Aug. 11

James Montgomery Band, 8 p.m. at the Landing at Pine Point. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $22.50/$17.50/$20. Call 774-4527 or visit www.thelandingatpinepoint.com

Events

Saturday, Aug. 6

Book signing at South Portland Public Library; WCSH reporter Don Carrigan and cat, Togus, read and sign “Togus: A coon cat finds a home”, 1-4 p.m. For more information, www.SouthPortlandLibrary.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

The Humble Farmer, Maine humorist, 8 p.m. at Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium Presented by Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts. $5 suggested donation. Call 892-9346 or email [email protected] for more information.

Through Labor Day

Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center is open 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., seven days a week through Labor Day. Guided and self-guided walks; canoe, kayak tours of the marsh and its wildlife, exhibits, a nature store, and canoe and kayak rentals. All programs: http://www.maineaudubon.org/scarbmarsh.

Exhibits

Saturdays in Summer

Saturday Art Walks from 3-7 p.m. the last Saturday of each month at specified Peaks Island artist studios. Information and maps at the GEM Gallery, Inn on Peaks or at www.peaksisland-artwalks.org.

Saturday, Aug. 6

Saco Bay Artists summer show, Ocean Park Library lawn, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 937-2125

Saturday, Aug.13

Art in the Park Show & Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mill Creek Park, South Portland. Kids in the Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. features Rick Charette performance, face painting and more. Food court, live music. For more information call 799-3937.

Sunday, Aug. 14

Arts and crafts show and sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. Call 766-3330.

Through Aug. 21

Tonee Harbert’s photography, “Logging in the Maine Woods Today,” USM Glickman Family Library, 5th floor, Portland; free and open to public during library hours. http://library.usm.maine.edu/about/hours.php

Through Sept. 4

Voyages and the Great Age of Sail, Saco Museum. Artifacts, paintings, navigational tools from 19th century life on the sea. For more information visit [email protected] or call 283-3861.

“Point of Departure,” exhibit of drawings, collages, photography by Saco artist Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco. 283-3861. www.sacomuseum.org.


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