Concerts & Plays

Concerts & Entertainment

Thursday, December 10

The Lake Region High School Auditorium on Route 302 in Naples will resound with the sounds of the season as the school’s band and chorus present the Annual LRHS Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. The concert also features the renowned SkazzCats and the LRHS Jazz Choir. The concert is free and promises to be a great evening for all.

In what is being billed as “A Noble House Christmas Tradition,” Heather Pierson and Shawn Nadeau will present the musical soundtrack of A Charlie Brown Christmas in an intimate concert at the Noble House Inn, 81 Highland Road, Bridgton, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. RSVP: 647-3733 or e-mail

Friday, December 11

Come hear the music of local artists the Jed Wilson Trio at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Bradley Backstage Concert Series at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy. Jed will play piano, while Jacob Forbes will be on drums and Kinnon Church will be on bass. Tickets are $15; $5 for students. FMI: 935-9232.

Sunday, December 13

Fryeburg Academy’s choral and instrumental ensembles will hold two Candlelight Concerts at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Academy’s Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center. Come hear a seamless program of holiday music and readings, including a reading of The Night Before Christmas by Fryeburg Academy Dean James Thurston. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Tuesday, December 15

The Promise Singers will once again present their festive annual Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church on South High Street in Bridgton. The program includes both traditional and contemporary Christmas music, along with winter selections. The Promise Singers have been performing together for more than 30 years. Snow date is Dec. 16.

Saturday, December 19

The Denmark Art Center’s last Old Man Movie of the year is Late Spring, Ozu’s greatest work, starring Setsuko Hara and Chishu Ryu as a father and daughter. The film starts at 5:30 p.m., and will be followed at 7:30 p.m. by Lucia, a Scandinavian festival of light gathering in which songs of the season and traditions of the North Country are celebrated. Come bring some community light to the darkest days of the year.