Portland Ballet will perform “Persephone & Hades” Oct. 29 and 30 at Westbrook Performing Arts Center. File photo


Through Nov. 8

“The Sky is Not Blue,” acrylic landscape painting course by Mary Brooking. Limited to six students per class. 90 Bridge St., Westbrook. Visit marybrooking.com/Classes.html for details.

Through Dec. 8

“Call/Response,” Hannah Barnes and Susan Klein, USM Art Gallery, 5 University Way, Gorham.


Third Thursday Artmart, 7 p.m. via Facebook live, hosted by Gallery 302, showcasing visual and 3D artwork. Visit the gallery’s Facebook page for details.



Oct. 29-30

“Persephone & Hades,” Portland Ballet at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook, 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday. $12-$35, portlandballet.org.



Bridgton Twin Drive-In Theater, 383 Portland Road, showtimes on Facebook.

Prides Corner Drive-In, 651 Bridgton Road (Route 302), Westbrook, showtimes on Facebook.


Oct. 22


“Celebrating Diversity: LGBTQIA+,” 7 p.m., USM School of Music, Corthell Hall. $15 general admission, $10 discount, tickets at usm.maine.edu/music/celebrating-diversity-lgbtqia.

Oct. 29-31

“The World Goes ‘Round,” 8 p.m. Oct. 29 and 30, 2 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31, musical theatre fall show, USM School of Music, Corthell Hall, $10.


Grand Central Wine Bar, 7 Railroad Ave., Gorham, live music 5-11 p.m., Friday and Saturday. grandcentralwinebar.com.

Saccarappa Summer Concert Series at Conant Homestead, 89 Conant St., Westbrook, 7 p.m. Fridays through Oct. 20. Suggested donation $10, with all proceeds going to the musicians.


Thursday and Friday Night Music Series, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays and 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays, The Frog and Turtle, 3 Bridge St., Westbrook.


Through Oct. 24

“The Blackbox Teens: Fall One Acts,” 7 p.m. Oct 22-23 and 2 p.m. Oct. 24 at Schoolhouse Arts Center, 16 Richville Road, Standish. $15. Visit schoolhousearts.org for ticket link and details.

Oct. 23-24

“The Great American Trailer Park Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and 23, 2 p.m. Oct. 24. Not recommended for young audiences. $12-$15 plus fees. Windham Center Stage Theater, 8 School Road, Windham. Visit windhamtheater.org for ticket link and details.

Through Oct. 30

The Originals present “Mrs. Mannerly, a Comedy by Jeff Hatcher,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22-24 and 28-30 at Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. $15, Oct. 28 is pay-what-you-like. Visit sacorivertheatre.org/events for ticket link and details.

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