Arts Calendar – 8/02



Friday, Aug. 3-
Sunday, Aug. 5

“Footloose,” presented by Windham Center Stage Theater, Windham Community Center, 8 School Road, Windham. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. $10-$12. 893-2098 or

Tuesday, Aug. 7-
Saturday, Aug. 18

“Rocky Horror Show,” Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road, Arundel. Tuesday-Saturday 8 p.m., plus Wednesday matinee 2 p.m. Also Sunday, Aug. 12 at 8 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. 985-5552 or

Thursday Aug. 9-
Sunday, Aug. 12

“The Maine Quartet,” four short plays, Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. 1 p.m. on Sunday. $12-$15, 899-3993.


Thursday, Aug. 2

Bands on the Boardwalk, with Dark Hollow Bottling Co., 5:15 p.m., Riverbank Park, at Main and Bridge streets, Westbrook. Free.

Concert in the Park, Tony Boffa Band,6:30 p.m., Memorial Park, Sawyer Road, Scarborough. Free. Rain location: Scarborough High School auditorium. Food and desserts available.

Sunday, Aug. 5

Organist and singer Mark Rossnagel, Blue Point Congregational UCC, Pine Point Road, Scarborough. Assisting in 9:30 a.m. service music. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Get Back, 6-8 p.m., Riverbank Park, Westbrook. Free.

Thursday, Aug. 9

Bands on the Boardwalk, with Maine Blues Mafia, 5:15 p.m., at Riverbank Park, Main and Bridge streets, Westbrook. Free.

Joe Farren concert, to benefit Community Partnership for the Protection of Children, 7-8 p.m., Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook St., South Portland. Donation $5. 774-0487.

Saturday, Aug. 11

African music concert, presented by Inanna: Sisters in Rhythm, 7:30 p.m., Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills. $18-$16 or by donation. 929-6472 or

Thursday, Aug. 16

Bands on the Boardwalk, with Line of Force, 5:15 p.m., Riverbank Park, at Main and Bridge streets, Westbrook. Free.

Friday, Aug. 17

“Forever Frank,” tribute to Frank Sinatra, presented by Reindeer Theatre Company, 7:30 p.m., American Legion, 17 Dunn St., Westbrook. $10. 857-9002.

Saturday, Aug. 18

Gospel concert, presented by Tedd Fish, 6:30 p.m., White Rock Free Baptist Church, 300 Sebago Lake Road (Route 237), Gorham. Free, donations accepted.

Thursday, Aug. 23

The Gunther Brown Band concert, to benefit Hope Acts/Friends of Burundi, 7-8 p.m., Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook St., South Portland. Donation $5. 774-0487.


Weekends through August

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, South Portland, open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Also open Labor Day weekend, Sept. 15, Maine Lighthouse Day and Oct. 6.

Thursdays in August

“Love & Haight” by Susan Carlton, book discussion for ages 12-19, 5 p.m., at Portland Public Library Teen Library. Moderator is King Middle School Librarian Kelley McDaniel.

Thursday, Aug. 4

Book talk, author Kieran Shields, “The Truth of All Things,” South Portland Public Library, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. 767-7660 or

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Summer Olympics for Kids, 3 p.m., at Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. Free with admission. or 828-1234.

Book talk, poet Dawn Potter, noon-1 p.m., Portland Public Library, Portland.

Storyteller Claire Miller, hosted by M.O.O.S.E. at monthly open mic, 8 p.m. at Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library. 6:30 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. open mic. $5 donation.

Through October

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad, daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 58 Fore St., Portland. Train rides along Casco Bay on the hour. Tickets at the museum. or 828-0814.

Daily through November

Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26, Gray. Open daily 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., through Nov. 11. $7/$5. Group rates available. or 657-4877.


Aug. 2-30

Local art exhibit, West Buxton Public Library, 34 River Road, Buxton. Opening reception Friday, Aug. 10, 6-8 p.m., live music by Billy Billy. Show hours Tuesday and Thursday 4-8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 727-5898 or [email protected]

Through Aug. 19

“Here and There,” photography by Daniel E. Davis, Glickman Library, fifth floor, USM Portland campus.

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