Arts Calendar

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Theater

Thursday, Sept. 10-

Saturday, Sept. 26

“The Addams Family,” Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland, 7:30 Sept. 10 only, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $17.99-$21.99. www.lyricmusictheater.org or 799-1421.

Friday, Sept. 11-

Saturday, Sept. 12

Auditions for “Nutcracker,” Maine State Ballet, 348 U. S. Route 1, Falmouth. Dancers do not need to be affiliated with the Maine State Ballet to audition. www.mainestateballet.org or 781-7672.

Friday, Sept. 18-

Sunday, Oct. 4

“The Butler Did It,” a Miss Marple mystery, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. Performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. $12-$14. 642-3743 or www.schoolhousearts.org.

Sunday, Sept. 23-

Sunday, Oct. 11

“No Biz Like Show Biz,” Good Theatre tribute to Mary Martin and Ethel Merman, written and directed by Brian P. Allen, at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.goodtheater.com or 885-5883.

Thursday, Sept. 25-

Sunday, Oct. 11

“Fiddler on the Roof,” Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m., Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. $15-$20. 799-7337 or www.portlandplayers.org.

Saturday, Sept. 26

Auditions for “The Nutcracker,” by Studio for the Living Arts, 21 Portland Road, Gray. Performance Dec. 19 at Westbrook Performing Arts Center. www.studioforthelivingarts.com, email studioforthelivingarts@yahoo.com or call 657-3006.

Tuesday, Sept. 29-

Sunday, Oct. 25

“Dancing at Lughnasa,” Portland Stage, 25 Forest Avenue, Portland. $17-$44. 774-0465 or www.portlandstage.org.

Concerts

Saturday, Sept. 19

The Wicked Good Band, 7 p.m., North Windham Union Church, Route 302, Windham. $10-$12. www.mwamconcerts.com.

Events

Monday, Aug. 28-

Sunday, Sept. 6

Hermann’s Original Royal Lipizzan Stallions of Austria, directed by Gabriella Herrmann, at Hearts & Horses Therapeutic Riding Center, Buxton. 929-4700 www.hlipizzans.com or www.heartsnhorses.org for show times and information.

Saturday, Sept. 12

Herbal Workshop, presented by Haley Pal of Windham Historical Society, at the museum, 234 Windham Center Road, 10 a.m.-noon. $5 donation suggested. Learn the Victorian language of flowers and how to make herbal vinegar. 892-7139.

Sunday, Sept. 13

“Sound Journey Into Space,” at 6 p.m., University of Southern Maine Southworth Planetarium, Portland. $5-$10.780-4249 or www.usm.maine.edu/planet.

Exhibits

Through September

“Staying the Course: Working Women of Portland’s Waterfront,” at Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library. Collaboration of Osher Map Library, Marine Maritime Museum, showing roles and stories of women in the maritime commerce of Portland. Call 871-1700 for more information.

Through Sept. 20

“Directors’ Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail,” Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. www.portlandmuseum.org.

Through Oct. 2

Mireille Clapp, Boston mixed media sculptor, solo show at the Old White Church, 15 Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills, next to the Saco River Theatre. 929-6472 or www.sacorivertheatre.org.

Through Oct. 8

“Women in Cartography: Celebrating 400 Years of Contributions to the Mapping World,” Osher Map Library, University of Southern Maine Portland Campus. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment. 780-4850 or oml@usm.maine.edu.

Through October

“The Way we Wear: Fashion and Industry in the 19th century,” Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth Street, Portland. www.victoriamansion.org.

“Grandma’s Kitchen: 1930s & 1940s,” Windham Historical Society, 234 Windham Center Road. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursday, sometimes Saturday. View ice box, wood box, wood-burning stove, wash boards and more. 892-1433 or info@windhamhistorical.org. Donations accepted.

Through December

“Rose Marasco: index,” photographs, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square. www.portlandmuseum.org.

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

Schoolhouse Arts Center is Standish will open “The Butler Did It” on Friday, Sept. 18. The show runs through Sunday, Oct. 4. File photo

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