State Drug. Medium, Archival pigment print. Size,18X24 frame/matt. Photo by John Duncan will be part of this year’s Photo A GoGo. Image courtesy of Bakery Photo Collective

Photo A GoGo
6-8:30 p.m. Friday. Maine Studio Works, 170 Anderson St., Portland.
For a happening party complete with live rockabilly music from King Memphis, local food and drinks and a fabulous silent auction, head to Photo A GoGo in Portland. The Bakery Photo Collective gives you the opportunity to view an incredible exhibition and purchase photographs made by its members while having a terrific time. The auction includes works from established and emerging photographers at great prices, so you can add to your own collection, do some holiday shopping or both.

Bob Gauthier as Ebenezer Scrooge in “Scrooge! The Musical” at Lyric Music Theater in South Portland. Photo by Linwood Leland

‘Scrooge The Musical’
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 18. Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland, $20, $25.
There’s no need to declare bah humbug this holiday season. Just head to the Lyric Music Theater and immerse yourself in the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Ebenezer Scrooge is a cranky handful until the ghost of his partner Jacob Marley pays him a visit along with the famous trio of Christmas past, present and future. “Scrooge The Musical” is based on the 1970 film that was turned into a stage musical in the early ’90s. Songs include “Love While You Can,” “It’s Not My Fault!” and “Sing a Christmas Carol.”

Enjoy a heated, decked out trolley ride in Kennebunkport. Photo courtesy of Seashore Trolley Museum

Christmas Prelude Trolley Rides
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport, $12, ages 2 and under free.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport. Experience it for yourself by making a reservation to ride the Christmas Prelude trolley. The heated trolley is festooned in holiday greens and lights and will take you for a ride into the woods. Upon your return, enjoy hot chocolate, holiday crafts for the kids, roasting marshmallows, making s’mores and checking out the gingerbread house along with several vintage trolleys. Want a Santa selfie? He’ll be kicking around on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 1-5:30 p.m.

Jimmy Stewart figure as George Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life” at Madame Tussaud’s in Hollywood. Jeff Bukowski/

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and ‘Elf’
3 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Vinegar Hill Music Theatre, 53 Old Post Road, Arundel, free.
You can choose one or catch both free screenings of holiday classic movies being shown at Vinegar Hill Music Theatre. The 3 p.m. matinee is the 1946 film “It’s A Wonderful Life” starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore. It’s a beloved tale of redemption and how an angel named Clarence saves the day. At 7 p.m., it’s the 2003 heart-warming comedy “Elf” starring Will Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel. Buddy the human elf travels from the North Pole to New York City to track down his real father, played by James Caan. What ensues is pure holiday hilarity with plenty of magic mixed in.

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