Saturday, Sept. 29
Stand-up comedy workshop for teens, with award-winning writer/director Tim Ferrell. Adult classes start Oct. 1. Seven-week workshops focus on writing and performing. 650-7711 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through Saturday, Oct. 6
“Anything Goes!” Cole Porter classic, at Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer Street, South Portland. Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m. 799-1421.
Young Actors Shakespeare Conservatory, Acorn Studio Theater. Karen Ball and Michael Levine, directors. A six-month program for teen actors. www.acorn-productions.org or 854-0065.
Saturday, Oct. 13
“Triple B: Boots, Band, BBQ” fundraiser, at Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center, Windham, 6-11 p.m. DJ, dancing, barbecue. Reservations. Tables of eight available, individual tickets $50. 892-2813, ext. 10.
Thursday, Sept. 27
Book event, Maine author Monica Wood discusses and signs “When We Were the Kennedys,” 7 p.m., Maine Historical Society, Congress Street, Portland. 774-1822 or email@example.com.
Friday, Sept. 28
Tree identification tours, Portland’s Oatnuts Park (Presumpscot River Preserve), 1-3 p.m., offered by Maine Tree Club, UMaine Extension, Maine Forest Service and Viles Arboretum. Free. Registration required. 781-6099
Saturday, Oct. 6
Puppet-making workshop, presented by Portland Ovations and the Oak Street Studios, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Portland Public Library. Free. Registration required. Sign up at Children’s Library, Portland Public Library.
Thursday, Oct. 18
“Books to Die For,” with authors John Connolly and Julia Spencer-Fleming, 7 p.m., at South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway. Discussion of new anthology.
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. www.mainenarrowgauge.org or 828-0814.
Friday, Oct. 5 through Dec. 29
“Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey,” presented by The Bank of Maine at Portland Public Library’s Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland. Featuring original works, unpublished drawings and ephemera. Free. Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. portlandlibrary.com/gorey.
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