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IN SOUTH PORTLAND Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse The lens room is at the top of the Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, which is open for tours on weekends through Labor Day.

THEATER

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 26-27

“Steamy Nights, An Evening of Burlesque,” to benefit St. Lawrence Arts, 8 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. $12-$15 door. www.brownpapertickets.com.

Through Sunday, Sept.11

“The Irish and How They Got That Way,” by Frank McCourt, Portland Stage, Forest Avenue, Portland. www.portlandstage.org or 774-0465. In collaboration with Maine State Music Theatre.

Friday, Sept. 16-Sunday, Oct. 2

“Clue – the Musical,” presented by Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. www.schoolhousearts.org.

CONCERTS

Saturday, Aug. 27

EVA, performing original folk music, 7:30 p.m., Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills. $18-$20, reservations advised. 929-6472 or www.sacorivertheatre.org.

Saturday, Aug. 27

Celtic Thunder performs “Legacy,” 8 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $39.75-$99. 842-0800, www.porttix.com or www.waterfrontconcerts.com.

Saturday, Sept. 3

Novel Jazz Septet, featuring Ellington and Strayhorn music, 7:30 p.m., Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills. $18- $20, reservations advised. 929-6472 or www.sacorivertheatre.org.

Saturday, Sept 17

Bellamy Jazz Band, 7: p.m., North Windham Union Church, Route 302. 7 p.m. $12/$10 at door, box office opens at 6 p.m.

EXHIBITS

Through Friday, Sept. 2

“Golden Age of American Pictorial Maps,” USM, 314 Forest Ave., Portland. Free. 780-1850 or www.oshermaps.org.

Friday, Sept. 2 and through Tuesday, Sept. 6

“Lichens, by Juliet Karelsen, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. First Friday reception, Sept. 2, 5-8 p.m. Maine Jewish Museum. Free. 773-2339 or mainejewishmuseum.org.

EVENTS

Wednesdays

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

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Author Kevin Hancock, talk and book signing for “Not for Sale: Finding Center in the Land of Crazy Horse,” 6-7:30 p.m., Windham Public Library, 217 Windham Center Road. 892-1908.

Through October

Maine Historical Society, guided tours of the boyhood home of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Portland. Monday-Sunday, first tour departs at 10:30 a.m. Garden open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $3-$15. 774-1822 or www.mainehistory.org.

Through Labor Day

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, open for tours on weekends.

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

IN SOUTH PORTLAND

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

The lens room is at the top of the Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, which is open for tours on weekends through Labor Day.

The Schoolhouse Arts Center in Standish has announced the cast of “Clue – The Musical,” its fall 2016 production. It includes, front row from left, are Sarah Flagg of Gorham as Mrs. White, James Gaddis of Westbrook as Mr. Boddy and Lisa Libby of Parsonsfield as the detective. Back row from left, Kim Drisco of Portland as Mrs. Peacock, Chris Roberts of Portland as Colonel Mustard, Danny Gay of Westbrook as Professor Plum, Topher Hascall of Steep Falls as Mr. Green and Mia Foley Perron of Westbrook as Miss Scarlet. For performance times and ticket information, go to www.schoolhousearts.org or call 642-3743.