Things to do Friday, Aug. 12, 2011: Entertainment

Posted Aug. 11, 2011, at 5:52 p.m.

AMHERST — Piano concert James Wesley Nga of Malaysia, 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Amherst-Aurora Congregational Church, 604 Airline Road. Admission free. For information, call 584-2391.

BELFAST — Belfast Maskers presents Carlene Thornton as Patsy Cline (Patsy Cline tribute), 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Amore Restaurant and Lounge, 95 Searsport Ave. Cost, $10. Cash bar. For information, call 338-9668 or visit belfastmaskers.com.

ELLSWORTH — “The Wizard of Oz” presented by New Surry Theatre, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, and Saturday, Aug. 13, at The Grand, 165 Main St. Tickets are $22 (regular), $18 (senior) and $15 (student). For information, call 667-9500 or visit grandonline.org.

BREWER — Amy Gallatin, acoustic country with a touch of folk/bluegrass, with opening act Original Condition, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Next Generation Theatre at the Between Friends Art Center, 39 Center St. Tickets, $8. For information, call 989-7100 or visit nextgenerationtheatre.com.

ELLSWORTH — Franco-Roman Mini Festival: “Tell No One,” 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, and “Double Hour,” 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at The Grand, 165 Main St. $7 General admission, $6 seniors, $5 members. For information, call 667-9500 or visit grandonline.org.

ORONO — “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at University of Maine’s Hauck Auditorium. Tickets, $14; students, $7. For tickets and information, call 581-1965 or visit umaine.edu/spa.

PORTLAND — Portland Chamber Music Festival 18th Season: Free Children’s Concert and Family Fun Day, 11 a.m. play activities hosted by the Peekaboo Children’s Center; noon children’s concert, Abromson Community Education Center, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford St. Admission free. For information, call 800-320-0257 or visit pcmf.org.

ROCKLAND — The Spirit of the ’20s concert, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. For information or to purchase tickets, call 236-2823 or 888-707-2770; email info@baychamberconcerts.org; or visit baychamberconcerts.org.

ROCKPORT — St. Lawrence String Quartet concert, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. For information or to purchase tickets, call 236-2823 or 888-707-2770; e-mail info@baychamberconcerts.org; or visit baychamberconcerts.org.

SEDGWICK — Ellacappella, a 12-women a cappella singing group from the Blue Hill Peninsula, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Sedgwick Old Town Hall-Meeting House, Route 172. For information, call 374-2516 or visit ellacappella.com.

STONINGTON — Jazz harpist Liza Rey, 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Stonington Opera House, School Street. Ticket prices are $35 for reserved seating, $25 for general admission and $15 for under age 18. Tickets include a preconcert wine and cheese reception, which will begin at 3 p.m. For tickets or information, call 374-5454 or visit bagaducemusic.org.

WINTER HARBOR — Winter Harbor Summer Sing, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Hammond Hall, 427 Main St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

Suggested donation, $10. For information, email winterharbormusicsummersing@gmail.com or visit winterharbormusicfestival.com.

WINTERPORT — Sixth annual Winterport Music Festival featuring eight bands from 11 a.m. to sundown at Abbott Park, Route 69. Admission $6, kids under 12 free.

 

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