Through Sunday, Nov. 23

“42nd Street,” directed by Rob Juergens, music director Dr. Richard Nickerson, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 4 p.m. Sundays, Windham Performing Arts Center, Route 202. $8-$12. For reserved seating, call 893-1742 or email [email protected] Tickets available at the door.

Friday, Nov. 21-Sunday, Dec. 7

“Oliver,” at Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m. 799-1421.

Friday-Saturday, Nov. 22-23

“The Adventures of Peter Pan,” presented by Gorham’s Community Theater, Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m., Gorham Middle School Auditorium.

Through Sunday, Nov. 23

“Mrs. Mannerly,” Maine premiere, presented by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $20-$28.

Saturday, Nov. 29-Sunday, Dec 7

“The Nutcracker,” performed by Maine State Ballet, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. $15-$55. 842-0800 or www.

Saturday, Dec. 6

“The Nutcracker,” performed by Scarborough Dance Center and set in the 1920s, noon and 4 p.m., Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook.

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13-14

“The Victorian Nutcracker,” by Portland Ballet, story set in Victorian Portland, 2 p.m., Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street. Email [email protected] or call 857-3860.


Thursday, Nov. 20

USM Jazz Ensemble Concert, Christopher Oberholtzer, conductor; 7:30 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus, Tickets $5-$8.

Friday, Nov. 21

“Not your Grandpa’s Jazz,” USM Faculty Concert, 8 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus. Tickets $5-1$5. 780-5555 or [email protected]

Saturday, Nov. 22

Francesca Anderegg, violinist, performs with her father, David Anderegg, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Saco Bay Theater, Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills. $20 or pay-what-you-can. 929-6472

USM Youth Ensembles Choral Concert, 2 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham campus. Donations accepted at the door.

Sunday, Nov. 23

USM Opera Scenes concert, directed by Ellen Chickering, 8 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham campus. $5-$8, at the door.

Rich Charette and Bubble Gum Band, benefit concert, 2:30 p.m., Saint Joseph’s College, Standish. Bring unwrapped gift toy, gift card or cash donation.

USM Concert Band, Peter Martin conductor, 2 p.m. at McCormack Performing Arts Center, Morrill Avenue, Gorham. $5-$8. 780-5555.

Peter Mezoian, banjo player, 3:30 p.m., Saco River Theater, Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills. $20 or pay-what-you-can. 929-6472.

Saturday, Nov. 29

Erica Brown and her Bluegrass Band, 7:30 p.m., Saco River Theater, Salmon Falls Road; $20 or pay-what-you-can. 929-6472.

Monday, Dec. 15

Winter concert, Westbrook High School band and chorus, 7 p. m., Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street. Visit [email protected] or call 857-3860


Monday, Nov. 24

“Boston Light: A History,” illustrated talk by Sally Snowman, keeper of Boston Light, 7 p.m., Windham Historical Society, 234 Windham Center Road. Donation $5. Refreshments. 892-1306.

Saturday, Nov. 29

Down East Ski Club Sale, 8 4 p.m., Portland Expo, Park Avenue, Portland. For more information, go to


Friday, Nov. 21

“Art is Community,” juried show and sale, paintings, sculpture, fine crafts; sponsored by Saco River Art League, at Saco River Theatre Old White Church, Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills. Reception with artists, 5-8 p.m. Gallery hours Nov. 22, 10a.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art on view through Dec. 13, Saturdays 3-7:30 p.m. or by appointment. Free admission; donations appreciated. Call 929-6472.

Through Saturday, Nov. 22

“Structured Stillness,” new works by Bruce Habowski, Saccarappa Art Collective Gallery, 861 Main Street, Westbrook. Gallery hours, Wednesday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m. 591-7300 or [email protected]

Portland Camera Club presents “Exploring the Light,” Scarborough High School, Winslow Homer Auditorium, 11 Municipal Drive.

Through Tuesday, Dec. 23

“The Pulps!” collection of pulp fiction illustrations, Portland Public Library, Monument Square, Portland.

Through Jan. 4

Treasures of British Art 1400-2000: The Berger Collection, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland.

Through Thursday, Jan. 15

“Coyote Connections,” More than 30 Maine artists celebrate the coyote in various mediums. UNE’s Portland Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. Visit

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