Arts Calendar



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. 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. 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

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. 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

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., email or call 657-3006.

Tuesday, Sept. 29-

Sunday, Oct. 25

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


Saturday, Sept. 19

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


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 or 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


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.

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

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

Through October

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

“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 Donations accepted.

Through December

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

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