Friday, March 25-Sunday, April 10

“The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller, Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $15-$20. or 799-7337.

Through Saturday, March 26

“The Secret Garden,” musical presented by Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $17.99-$21.99. or 799-1421.

Through Sunday, April 10

“Digby’s Home,” by Brent Askari, Mad Horse Theater, Mosher Street, South Portland. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30. $17-$20. or 747-4148.

Friday, April 1-Sunday, April17

“Sleeping Beauty,” presented by Maine State Ballet at the Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 Route 1, Falmouth. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $19-$25, discounts available for seniors/children. or 781-3587.

Saturday, April 9 and April 16

“Karaoke Crime Seen,” by John Mann, mystery dinner theater presented by Windham Center Stage Theater, 6:30 p.m., Spring Meadows Golf and Country Club, 59 Lewiston Road, Gray. $38 include shows, meal, dessert, gratuity. Reservations are required., [email protected] or 893-2098.


Friday, March 25

“Whispers of the Passion,” by Joseph P. Martin, 7:30 p.m., presented by The Meetinghouse Choir of First Congregational Church UCC, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. or 799-3361

Friday, March 25

True Blues and the Campbell Brothers, presented by Portland Ovations, 8 p.m. at Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15-$36. or 842-0800.

Saturday, March 26

Windham Chamber Singers, Carnegie Hall Preview Concert, presented by Music with a Mission, 7 p.m. at North Windham Union Church. $10.50-$12.50. 892-7149 or

Thursday, March 31

Wu Man with Shanghai Quartet, presented by Portland Ovations, 7:30 p.m. at Hannaford Hall, USM campus, Portland. $10-$42. or 842-0800.

Thursday, April 21

An Evening with Colin Hay, former front man for Men at Work, 8 p.m., Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook. $28-$32.



Story time at the North Gorham Public Library, 2 Standish Neck Road, Gorham, 10-10:30 a.m. for birth to 3 years. 892-2575.

Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27

Maine Maple Sunday, throughout Maine. Full details at Events include open house at Coopers Farm, 81 Chute Road, Windham, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Pancake breakfast on Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Samples, walking tours of farm; miniature horses, peacocks, more. Also, Merrifield Farms, 195 North Gorham Road, Gorham; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Pancake breakfast (seating outside); barn tour, ox cart ride, blacksmith; samples, fudge, cheese, pastries.

Saturday, March 26

“Here Lyes the Body: Burial and Customs of the Pilgrims,” lecture by Stephen C. O’Neill, curator of collections, Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth Mass., 1:30 p.m., Wishcamper Center, Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free. Donations accepted. Presented by Spirits Alive of Eastern Cemetery.

Thursday, March 31

Westbrook author Brenda Buchanan, reads from “Truth Beat,” the third in her Joe Gale mystery series, 6:00 p.m., Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook.

Friday, April 1

The Capitol Steps, presented by Portland Ovations at 8 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $38-$44. or 842-0800.


Through Saturday, April 2

Works by students of Mary Brooking’s acrylic landscape course, “The Sky Is Not Blue,” Continuum For Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook.

Through April 2

“400 years of New Maine Mainers,” by photographer Jan Pieter van Vorst van Beest, Maine Historical Society, Portland.

Through May 8

“Gatherings: Recent Paintings of Portland and Beyond,” by Henry Isaacs. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress Street, Portland. Free.

Through May

The North American Indian, from 20 volumes of photography by Edward Curtis, Portland Museum of Art. Free on Fridays, 4-8 p.m., $15 adults at other times. More than 80 tribes represented.

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