GARDINER — Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center and Francesca’s Italian Restaurant in Hallowell will offer Dinner and Show packages for the fall season.

The cost is $30 per person and includes dinner at Francesca’s and a concert or play at Johnson Hall.

Dinner takes place before the show and includes soup or salad, a choice of entrees, including meat, fish, and vegetarian foods, and dessert. Beverages, tax and tip are not included.

Upcoming shows, all starting at 7:30 p.m., include the Apple Scruffs Beatles band on Oct. 15; Paul Dunton Quintet Halloween show on Oct. 29; The Soul Sensations, with the Colwell Bros., Nov. 5; the play “Jimmy Higgins: A Life in the Labor Movement,” Nov. 19. A matinee show on Dec. 4 will feature VOCO, a women’s a cappella ensemble, with dinner served after.

Tickets are available in advance only and can be purchased at Johnson Hall, 280 Water St., or at Francesca’s, 234 Water St., Hallowell.

For more information, call 582-7144 or 622-1110 or visit

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