Arts Calendar

“Stupid F**king Bird,” a remix of Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” plays at Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, through Sunday, June 5.


Through Sunday, June 5

“Stupid F**king Bird,” remix of Chekhov’s “The Seagull” by Aaron Posner, presented by Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. $17-$20. or 747-4148.

Through June 5

“Les Miserables,” Westbrook High School, 7 p.m. June 3 and 4, 2 p.m. June 5. $7-$10.

Through Sunday, June 5

“Readers’ Theater,” presented by the Daytime Players, 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Schoolhouse Arts Center, 16 Richville Road, Standish. $10, reserve at or 642-3743.

Through Sunday, June 5

“The Little Mermaid,” Cape Elizabeth High School, 345 Ocean House Road. 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $6-$11.

Through Sunday, June 5

“The Wild Party,” musical by Andrew Lippa, Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. $15-$20. or 799-7337.


Saturday June 4

Bluezberry Jam, 7:30 p.m. at Village Coffeehouse of New Gloucester, 19 Gloucester Hill Road, New Gloucester. Tickets at the door: $10. 653- 4823

Saturday, June 11

Country Music Hall of Fame, concert and baked bean supper, Windham Veterans Center, Memorial Drive, Windham. Supper from 5-6:30 p.m., concert and dance at 7 p.m. $15 for both (supper only, $8; concert only, $10). 310-0390. Proceeds benefit Veterans Center and Maine Country Music Hall of Fame.

Saturday, June 11

“Showstoppers!” annual recital of Drouin Dance Center, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. More than 400 students. 854- 2221 or

Friday, June 17-Sunday, June 19

Maine Blues Festival, Naples. Variety of artists and venues, styles of music, vendors. Full schedule at

Tuesday-Wednesday, June 21-22

Nashville duo McKenzie-Fox, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., Lenny’s, 1274 Bridgton Road, Westbrook. 591-0117.



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


Maine Historical Society, guided tours of the boyhood home of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Portland. May tour schedule, Monday-Sunday, first tour departs at noon. June-October first tour departs at 10:30 a.m.; garden open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $3-$15. 774-1822 or

Friday-Saturday, June 3- 4

Book sale, Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook. Books & Brownies Sale, Friday June 3, noon-5 p.m. and Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday, June 4

Wildlife photography, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Maine Wildlife Park, Gray. Maine photographers to advise and answer questions.

Sunday, June 5

Opening Day at Tate House Museum, 1267 Westbrook St, Portland. Musket-firing ceremony and militia drill, 10 a.m; tours, etc. $5,  $20/family. 774-6177 or

Sunday, June 12

Tea and Colonial Fashion Show in the gardens of the Tate House Museum, 1-4 p.m. $12-$16. 774-6177 or email [email protected]

Thursday, June 23

Blue Butterfield talks about woodblock printing, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. Color pages from her new book at a special Coloring Maine event. 799-1720.

Saturday, June 18

Garden & House Tour, presented by Buxton Garden Club, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., self-guided tour, rain or shine, visit home of author Kate Douglas Wiggins, converted Bar Mills schoolhouse, stroll through two gardens. $12. Tickets at Frugal Farmers, Buxton or O’Donal’s, Gorham. 409-6197 or [email protected]

Friday, June 24

Comedy Night, presented by the Lions Club and Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce,  7:30 p.m.,Windham High School. Fundraiser to supply vision care assistance for RSU 14 students. $15. 892-7530.

Friday, June 24-Sunday, June 26

Book sale, presented by Friends of the Scarborough Library, Scarborough High School cafeteria. Friends preview night, 5-7 Thursday, June 23; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday Bargain Day, 1-5 p.m.

Saturday, June 25

Rick’s Ride, annual motorcycle and hot rod Poker Run to benefit Rick Duncanson Memorial Scholarship Fund. Registration at 9 a.m., Windham Veterans Center. Run starts 10:30 a.m. $20 vehicle; $5 passenger. Barbecue, music, prizes and raffle.

Sunday, July 10

Hidden Gardens of Munjoy Hill tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. rain or shine. or 232-8782.


Through Saturday, July 9

“Sky, Woods, Sea” Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook. Works by painters Mary Brooking (sky), Judy Schneider (woods), Caren-Marie Michel (sea).

Through June

Celebrating the Maine landscape, paintings by members of the Studio Group, Thomas MemorialLibrary, Cape Elizabeth.

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“Stupid F**king Bird,” a remix of Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” plays at Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, through Sunday, June 5.