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

Aug. 5, 6, 12 and 13

“The Poet’s Love”, presented by Maine State Ballet Theater, Route One, Falmouth. Tickets $20, $15. Reservations or 781-3587. All shows at 7 p.m.

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

Aug. 9

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

Aug. 9-20

“A Taffeta Wedding,” Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road, Arundel; Tuesday through Saturday, 8 p.m.; Wednesday matinees, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 14, 8 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 19, 2 p.m. tickets $28 to $39. Call 985-5552 or

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]


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

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

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.

Saturday, Aug. 6

Boreal Tordu and Round Mountain, 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 advance, $15 at door. Call 761-1757

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

Wednesday, August 10

Summer Concert in Riverbank Park, Westbrook. 6-8 p.m., Common Ground and Marc Macisso. 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

Monday, Aug. 15

Euan Morton at Maine State Music Theater, 7:30 p.m. at the Pickard Theater, Brunswick. Tickets $30, $24, $17, at the theater or call 725-8769.

Castlebay at Cousins Island Community House, 7 p.m. Tickets $9/$10. Call 846-6259. Hosted by Yarmouth Historical Society.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Tony Boffa at Riverbank Park, Westbrook. 6-8 p.m. Free concert.

Friday, Aug. 19

Kindling Stone vocal and instrumental group, 7 p.m. at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Rte. 26, New Gloucester. $15 adults, $5 children. Call 926-4597.


Sundays, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Victorian tea, scones, savories and sweets; at the Hawthorne House, corner of Hawthorne and Raymond Cape roads, just off Route 302, Raymond on Sundays in the summer (except Aug. 14), 2:30-4:30 p.m. Call 655-9136 for reservations.

Every Thursday

Biddeford Farmers & Artisan Market, 100 Main Street, 3-6 p.m.

Through Aug. 5

Evening entertainment in The Square, Old Orchard Beach, featuring vocalists, magicians, bilingual speakers, bands and other entertainment. Parade of Witness. 14th annual golf tournament. Volleyball beach blast. 934-2024.

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,

Illumination Night,Ocean Park community lights their homes during the 21st annual Festival of Lights. Band concert and strawberry shortcake. Call 934-9068.

Sunday, Aug. 7

Casco Bay Dance Cruise, hosted by WMPG. Leave Custom House Wharf at noon; tickets $20, at Bullmoose Music or

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:


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

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.

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.

Send events 10 days in advance to [email protected]