Arts Calendar – 12/06

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Theater

Dec. 6-23

“The Legend of the Golem,” by Michael Levine, at Acorn Studio Theater, 90 Bridge St., Westbrook. Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m. $15 adults, $12 children 12 and under. 854-0065 or www.acorn-productions.org.

Concerts

Friday, Dec. 7

Led Zeppelin-Celebration Day, HD Concert Film, 7:30 p.m. at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook. $10 adults, $5 students. www.westbrookpac.org.

Events

Friday, Dec. 7

Copper Beech Tree Lighting, Portland Museum of Art, Congress Street. Open at 5 p.m. with special Artist Intervention production, for all ages. Concludes at 7 p.m. with lighting of Copper Beech Tree. Free.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Holiday Fine Art & Crafts Show, hosted by Designing Women, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ocean Avenue School, 150 Ocean Ave., Portland. $2 donation. Proceeds from lunch/refreshments benefit Ocean Avenue PTO. www.designingwomen.org.

Book signing, Cape Elizabeth authors Dorothy Radigan and Judith Durant sign copies of their new book, “Knitting Know-How,” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Nonesuch Books, Mill Creek, South Portland.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Advent Candle Light Vespers, 6:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. Reception follows.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Book talk, Margaret Hathaway, author of “Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from Casco Bay,” 6:30 p.m. at South Portland Public Library. 767-7660.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Pageant of the Nativity, 5 p.m., at First Parish Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 86th annual presentation. Free and open to the public.

Until Christmas

“Polar Express,” at Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum, 58 Fore St., Portland. $20-$40. 842-0800, www.mainenarrowgauge.org or www.Portix.com.

Fridays, Saturdays
 and Sundays

Movies at the Museum, 2 p.m., at Portland Museum of Art. Tickets $7, available day of show. moviesatthemuseum.org.

Exhibits

Through December

“Works for the Season of Giving,” Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook. Local artists present prints, artworks, and merchandise. Gallery hours Tuesday-Thursday, noon-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m. 591-7300.

Through Dec. 29

“Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey,” presented by The Bank of Maine at Portland Public Library’s Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland. Featuring original works, unpublished drawings and ephemera. Free. Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. portlandlibrary.com/gorey.

Through Dec. 30

“Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine,” at Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148.

Through June 24, 2013

“The Sea Within Us,” by Maine Maritime Museum at Portland Public Library. How maritime connections affect everyday culture. Exhibits range from apparel to entertainment. 871-1700 or portlandlibrary.com.

Send events 10 days in advance to arts@keepmecurrent.com.