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  • Saturday June 23 2018

    Arrival @ SPACE Gallery

    SPACE is proud to present a new mural by artist, activist, and filmmaker, Spencer Keeton Cunningham. Arrival addresses the first point of contact between European colonists and indigenous peoples in New England from the artist’s perspective. Spencer Keeton Cunningham is a contemporary artist whose work encompasses large-scale murals, film and sculpture. A member of the […] View event

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    NYT Summer Theatre Program @ Nasson Community Center and Little Theatre

    NYT: A Youth Theatre Program at Nasson Community Center and Little Theatre located at 457 Main Street in Springvale, ME is offering a Summer Theatre Program. Camp begins July 9th through August 17th. This 6 week program will run Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm. Early drop off and late pick up options are […] View event

  • Merrymeeting Arts Center 10th Anniversary Gala

    PRESS RELEASE FOR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION The Merrymeeting Arts Center is commemorating its tenth anniversary with a two-day, event-filled celebration on June 22-23rd in Bowdoinham, Maine. The highlight of the celebration is the acquisition of Bryce Muir’s “Local Myths” wood sculpture collection, generously donated to MAC by Bryce’s wife and son, Peggy and Seth Muir. The […] View event

  • Essential Oil Meditation Series @ Rosemont Studio Collective

    This 4 part series allows you to experience meditation in a new way and connect with a rich healing practice. Each week we will meet for an hour and a half to share in a guided meditation, receiving essential oils and energy work to support your needs. The experience will be powerful and restorative. You’ll […] View event

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    Empathy & Emptiness: A Special Mini-Retreat @ The Yoga Center

    Based on exquisite and powerful teachings Resident Teacher, Kyle Davis, will lead a half-day retreat on understanding empathy and emptiness. Buddhist teachings on emptiness, the true nature of things, help us to dissolve the barrier between self and other that makes us feel isolated, independent, and separate from other living beings. Our ability to let […] View event

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    Mi Casa Su Casa, or How to Get 175 Roommates (An Airbnb Host Tells All) @ Mechanics Hall

    Attic Studios is proud to announce that Mi Casa Su Casa or How To Get 175 Roommates, a comedic one-man show will be part of PortFringe 2018 (www.portfringe.com) starting on June 17 and playing through June 23, at Lyceum Classroom in Mechanics Hall. Mi Casa debuted in 2017 at the San Diego International Fringe Festival. […] View event

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    Solstice Soiree @ Bath Freight Shed

    Maine’s First Ship presents a Solstice Soiree at the Bath Freight Shed, featuring Tom Whitehead’s Rites of Swing; with lite fare, cash bar, cash oyster bar with Winter Point Oysters, bonfire. Saturday, June 23, 6-10pm Bath Freight Shed, 27 Commercial Street, Bath tickets $20 in advance; $25 at the door available from volunteer shipwrights on […] View event

  • Monday June 25 2018
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    Monday Night Restaurant Industry Night @ Easy Day Bowling

    Industry friends. We are celebrating you at Easy Day. Every Monday Night we are celebrating the hard working people of Maine’s restaurant industry. Stop down with some form of proof that you work in the restaurant scene and we will automatically take 20% off your bill. View event

  • Sprouting Daisies @ Westbrook Community Center

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Mad Science of Maine Kicks off Auburn Public Library’s Summer Reading Program @ Auburn Public Library

    The Auburn Public Library will host Mad Science of Maine on Monday, June 25th at 6 pm in the Androscoggin Community Room as they kick-off their 2018 summer reading program, Sounds of Silence. Come join the Mad Science Maestro in this ear pleasing show about the science of sounds! Kids will open their ears and […] View event

  • Tuesday June 26 2018

    Children’s books by Dahlov Ipcar @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Children’s books written and/or illustrated by renowned Maine artist Ipcar take the spotlight in this family event hosted by the Bates Museum of Art. Deb Cleveland, children’s librarian at the Auburn Public Library, begins the event with a reading at the museum, followed by a move to the Mays Center for an art-making activity. Presented […] View event

  • Wednesday June 27 2018

    Dr. Mark Gold, renowned expert on eating disorders, to speak at Union Hall @ Union Hall

    Rockport, ME: Dr. Mark Gold, an award-winning, nationally recognized speaker presents Eating Disorders: Sugar, Pleasure & Weight Gain at Union Hall, 24 Central Street, Rockport on Wednesday starting at 2:00 PM. This is a free talk and open to the public; sponsored by McLean Borden Cottage. Mark S. Gold, M.D. is a world renowned expert on […] View event

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    Brews for a Cause @ Flight Deck Brewery

    Come join us at Flight Deck Brewing for a special Brews for a Cause. During their Wed night event, Flight Deck donates 20% of all draft beer sales and 100% of all bar tips to a local non-profit. On June 27th, Maine Huts & Trails is the lucky recipient! We will have a special presentation […] View event

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    Outdoor Earthing Yoga with OmBody Health @ Eastern Promenade

    Join OmBody Health every Wednesday for Earthing Yoga on the Eastern Prom! This all levels class focuses on building connection with the earth, our bodies and each other through sensory awareness, movement, mindfulness, and gratitude. “Earthing” is a fast-growing movement based on the principle that connection with the Earth is vital to our health. To […] View event

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    Music on the Mall Summer Concert Series @ The Mall Downtown Brunswick, Maine

    Music on the Mall, Downtown Brunswick’s Summer Concert Series, presents FREE concerts Wednesday evenings* at 6PM** throughout the summer on the Brunswick TownMOM text test new color Mall (Green, see map). Grab a blanket or chair, bring your family and friends, order a picnic dinner or dine at a local Brunswick restaurant, then relax and […] View event

  • Thursday June 28 2018
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    Reiki Playgroup @ Rosemont Studio Collective

    Bring your child to play at Rosemont Studio Collective. As they play, they can receive Reiki and energetic support. Class for ages 0-9 and guardians. View event

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    6:30pm Music, Outdoors

    Concert on the Quad: Zapion and Anabee @ Bates College - Historic Quad

    A student of the late Udi Alan Shavarsh Bardezbanian, Bates College class of ’72, Eric LaPerna leads Zapion, a band that plays music from the Turkish and Arab traditions, as well as from Iran and the Balkans. Joining Zapion is Anabee, a dancer who performs in traditional Egyptian and Turkish styles. Bring a picnic and […] View event

  • Friday June 29 2018
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    Old Bloomfield Cemetery walking tour @ Old Bloomfield Cemetery

    Trustee Kay Marsh invites you to join her for a guided walking tour of Skowhegan’s Old Bloomfield Cemetery. Meet at the entrance just off Route 201 South, on the left side of the road about 2 miles from the Skowhegan Bridges. Rain date: Saturday, June 30. View event

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    Balkan Bash II

    BALKAN BASH II – Folk Dance Brunswick presents world music and dance — with live music by 4-piece Balkan band Gogofski of Boston. Friday, June 29, 6:30-10 p.m., People Plus, 35 Union St, Brunswick. Flat-out fun! Some teaching. No partner needed. No street shoes on dance floor, please. Donation $10. All are welcome. FMI 207-200-7577, brennan.mk@gmail.com, […] View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    Kneisel Hall festival concert @ Kneisel Hall

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Schumann: Bilder Aus Osten, Op.66 Coop, Polonsky Ingolf Dahl:  Concerto a tre for Clarinet, Violin, Cello Kay, Strauss, Kouzov Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115 Kay, Smukler, Strauss, Lederer, Krosnick View event

  • Saturday June 30 2018

    Yard Sale @ Cornerstone United Methodist Church

    Cornerstone United Methodist Church Women Together group is hosting a Community Yard Sale on Saturday June 30th from 8am to 2pm inside/outside. At Cornerstone United Methodist Church 20 Jenkins Road, Saco, Maine. Table rentals are available for $15 each. A limited amount of tables are left. If you would like to reserve a table please […] View event

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    Learn to “SUP ” –Stand Up Paddle Board @ Town Landing Yarmouth

    This class is designed to get you comfortable on a board and have a little summer fun on the water with your friends or make some new ones! Pre Registration required Min: 4 people; Max 6 Cost: $40pp What you need to bring: – You may get wet (it is possible you may fall in […] View event

  • Sunday July 01 2018
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    Find Waldo in Downtown Portland @ Treehouse Toys

    Where’s Waldo? In Downtown Portland of course! The iconic children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-four local businesses throughout our community this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity and a wonderful way to support local businesses and the Shop Local movement in our community, including […] View event

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    Mountaintop Summer Worship Services @ Sugarloaf Mountain

    Carrabassett Valley – High up on Sugarloaf Mountain, an outdoor Amphitheater nicknamed The AMP, will be the site of summer worship services conducted by Sugarloaf Christian Ministry. The AMP is located just West of the top of the Super Quad chair lift and has stunning views, benches for participants, a platform for leaders, and a […] View event

  • Sugarloaf Summer Worship Services on the Mountain @ Sugarloaf Mountain

    High up on Sugarloaf Mountain, an outdoor Amphitheater nicknamed The AMP will be the site of summer worship services conducted by Sugarloaf Christian Ministry. The AMP is located just West of the top of the Super Quad chair lift and has stunning views, benches for participants, a platform for leaders, and a fantastic sound system. […] View event

  • Tuesday July 03 2018

    Sprouting Daisies @ Bridge Academy Public Library

    Sprouting Daisies will bring together girls and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls – even the youngest ones. Attendees will be invited to participate in an activity, learn about volunteer opportunities, and learn how to earn GSME’s newest patch – Sprouting Daisies – for […] View event

  • Wednesday July 04 2018
    Fourth of July Celebration and Discounts in Portland Maine at Geary Brewing

    4th of July Additional Hours @ Geary Brewing Co.

    Geary’s tasting room will be open additional hours this 4th of July! Come into the tasting room to take advantage of 15% off Geary’s Pale Ale & Summer Ale for your 4th of July Celebrations. We will be open from 11am-5pm, and will be serving all of Geary’s fresh beers plus free popcorn! View event

  • Friday July 06 2018
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    UMVA Members Summer art exhibit @ Portland Media Center

    The Union of Maine Visual Artists Gallery at Portland Media Center, 516 Congress street, is excited to announce its July exhibit. “UMVA Members Summer Show” Our annual member show, always proves to be one of our most dynamic and exciting. What sets this group show apart is that members choose their own favorite piece of […] View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    Kneisel Hall festival concert

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Beethoven: Violin and Piano Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 No.2 Strauss, Coop Prokofiev: Cello and Piano Sonata in C Major, Op. 119 Kouzov, Polonsky Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956 Smukler, Copes, Lederer, Mallow; Krosnick Discussion with performers after the concerts View event

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    Hambone, Wild Root & Skosh @ Portland House of Music

    Maine musical phenomenons Hambone & Skosh are joined by touring rock/soul act Wild Root for a triple threat event you don’t want to miss. Each band will perform original music of the funk, soul, rock and RnB varieties. Florida based band ‘Wild Root’ grace the Portland House of Music stage on their second US tour, […] View event

  • Saturday July 07 2018
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    Stories in the Showroom: Maine Illustrator Scott Nash @ angela adams Studio Showroom

    Maine illustrator Scott Nash stops by the Studio Showroom to read some of his classics to children of all ages. All are welcome! View event

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    Book Signing with Maine Author Chris Van Dusen @ Treehouse Toys

    Join us at Treehouse Toys on Saturday July 7th from 11:00 to 1:00 for an awesome book signing! Well-loved Maine children’s book author and illustrator Chris Van Dusen will be signing his books here in the store! Come by to meet him, grab his books, and have them signed! Treehouse Toys will have plenty of […] View event

  • Tuesday July 10 2018
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    Budgeting Basics for New Mainers @ University of Maine, Augusta — Randall Student Center

    Learn to track your expenses and create a budget that works for you and your family. New Ventures Maine presents this free workshop in partnership with Capital Area New Mainers Project, supported by a UMA Presidential Mini-Grant. Refreshments will be provided by CANMP. Arabic and Dari interpreters will be available. Attending this workshop helps meet […] View event

  • Wednesday July 11 2018
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    The Best of Broadway @ The Temple at Ocean Park

    The Dance Company out of Saco will present “The Best of Broadway,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 12 at The Temple in historic Ocean Park. Not a dance recital, “The Best of Broadway” features nearly 75 child, teen and adult dancers from southern Maine and beyond who perform Broadway favorites from […] View event

  • Thursday July 12 2018

    The Center for Wildlife: Raptors, Reptiles, & Mammals @ Portland Public Library, Riverton Branch

    The Center for Wildlife will be bringing their program, Raptors, Reptiles & Mammals to the Riverton Branch Library on July 12 as part of the Library’s summer reading program, I ♥ Reading in Portland: All Aboard. Focusing on animals that live in Maine, they will provide an in-depth introduction to the unique differences between raptors, […] View event

  • Brew with a View, Party at Castle Tucker, July 12

    Brew with a View @ Castle Tucker

    Join the party at Brew with a View, Historic New England’s first fundraiser for Wiscasset’s own Castle Tucker. Enjoy a summer evening of local beer and spectacular river views, and help save one of Maine’s historical treasures. Sample American farmhouse beers from Maine’s own Oxbow Brewing Company, along with wine and soft drinks. Sarah’s Cafe […] View event

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    PechaKucha Night Waterville V28 @ Waterville Opera House

    PK WTVL V28 will take place at the beautiful Waterville Opera House. A reception will begin at 6:20pm and the presentations will start at 7:20pm. This event is free and open to the public. Presenters: Austin Frederick – Mapping MIFF: An International History Dwight Gagnon – Horace Hildreth’s Elephant Jesse Salisbury – Public Art and […] View event

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    Opening Night Concert – A Kindling @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Pianist Gilles Vonsattel, an artist of startling expressiveness, is joined by the “dazzling” (New York Times) oboist, James Austin Smith and the transcendent Rolston String Quartet in a glowing opening night program that kindles our season with BEETHOVEN, BAX and SCHUMANN’s exuberant Piano Quintet. View event

  • Friday July 13 2018
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    Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) 21st Anniversary @ Railroad Square Cinema

    The Maine International Film Festival is back for their 21st anniversary! Maine’s oldest, largest, and most-beloved film festival is coming back to Waterville, Maine on July 13th! For 10 days, this series will showcase the best of American independent, international, and Maine-made films while featuring numerous special guests! MIFF returns each year to the Waterville […] View event

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    Food truck Fridays at Down East Magazine @ Down East Magazine

    Join us for another summer of Down East-inspired afternoons of food and summer fun. Food trucks will be open all afternoon with live entertainment and a cash bar starting just in time for happy hour. Play lawn games and peruse our shop of Maine-Made gifts all day. Entry into Food Truck Fridays is free! However, […] View event

  • Holistic Spa Night: Healthy Hair + Skin @ Lavender

    Lavender and Nutrition Simplified are teaming up to bring you an evening of holistic hair care, skin care, and wellness! Let’s face it – most beauty products come with a hefty dose of toxic chemicals, which can affect your hormones, your immunity, and the way you look and feel. But pampering yourself doesn’t need to […] View event

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    The Rolston String Quartet @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: With “… a maturity and cohesion rivaling the best string quartets in the world” (Musical Toronto), Rolston returns to play emotive Russian quartets by SHOSTAKOVICH and TCHAIKOVSKY with SCHAFER’s Waves Quartet. View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major, No. 3, Op.69 Mallow, Coop Jörg Widmann: Duos for Violin and Cello Copes, Kouzov Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 9 Smukler, electronic sound Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81 Strauss, Copes, Lederer, Kouzov, Polonsky View event

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    Out of Doors @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: With impressive concert track-records in the United States and around the globe, pianist Gilles Vonsattel and oboist James Austin Smith perform a recital that basks in sunshine with pieces by CARL NIELSEN, BRITTEN, POULENC, FREDERIC RZEWSKI and BARTÓK’s Out of Doors. View event

  • Saturday July 14 2018

    Dance mile block party @ Lincoln Park

    The 1ST Annual Portland Dance Mile Block Party and Wellness Village, is a celebration of getting Portland dancing, moving and healthy, with activities for all ages and fitness levels! We are building on the success of the Dance Mile in Portland over the 5 years and expanding the event with music and dance performances, a […] View event

  • Kneisel Hall Young Artist Concert @ Kneisel Hall

    Kneisel Hall Young Artist Concert July 14, Saturday 7:30 P.M 137 Pleasant Street, Blue Hill, Maine View event

  • Sunday July 15 2018
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    Portland Kids Duathlon @ CycleMania

    The Portland Kids Duathlon, presented by Benchmark Residential & Investment Real Estate and CycleMania, is the first duathlon for kids ever hosted in Portland. This new race gives young people ages 5-12 an opportunity to participate in the fast growing world of multi-sport racing. A charity race, all profits will be donated to the Portland […] View event

  • Monday July 16 2018
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    Potluck dinner with Capital Area New Mainers Project @ Lithgow Public Library

    The Capital Area New Mainers Project is a cross-cultural organization that welcomes immigrants and works to create a thriving, integrated, multicultural community in central Maine. Join us for a fun potluck dinner, get to know your neighbors, and learn more about CANMP and how you can participate in fostering a welcoming, inclusive community! This event […] View event

  • Read and Receive Reiki @ Rosemont Studio Collective

    Bring a book, get comfy and receive Reiki energy. We have yoga mats, blankets, props and books here for use. View event

  • Tuesday July 17 2018

    Daisy & Friends Flower Party @ Girl Scouts of Maine South Portland Service Center

    Join us at one of our Daisy & Friends Flower Party events for a FREE sample troop meeting. Together with your girl you will get to enjoy a fun, girl-led activity and receive a patch, discover the Girl Scout Difference, and register to become a Girl Scout! View event

  • Wednesday July 18 2018
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    Bailey Library Game Time @ Charles M. Bailey Library

    People who like to play cribbage and other games gather at the Charles M. Bailey Library in Winthrop on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1:30 – 3:30 to play together. Starting May 16, and will continue through October. Experienced and new players welcome! View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts @ Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library

    Girl Scouts helps girls develop their full potential. When a girl becomes a Girl Scout, she grows into a young woman who is self-confident, strong, and compassionate. She learns how to build and maintain healthy relationships. She becomes more aware of the world around her and uses her skills and talents to make her world […] View event

  • Thursday July 19 2018
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    Maine Potato Blossom Festival @ Maine Potato Blossom Festival

    We are celebrating the County’s agricultural heritage at the 71st Annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival, July 14th through the 22nd, in Fort Fairfield! There is something for everyone with the main activities and vendors Thursday – Sunday, July 19-22, such as; athletic events, live music, a HUGE parade on the 21st, and a myriad of […] View event

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    Austro – German Luster @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Geoff Nuttall, “a violin virtuoso and an extraordinary musician” (The New York Times) is joined by violinist Livia Sohn, pianist Pedja Muzijevic, violist Mark Holloway, Icelandic cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir and Sphinx laureate double bassist, Xavier Foley in a program of 19th century musical treasures, including SCHUBERT’s Trout Quintet. View event

  • Friday July 20 2018
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    Historic Skowhegan Falls and Island tour @ Arnold Park

    Former History House director Melvin Burnham will lead an informative tour of this important Skowhegan area. Meet at Arnold Park on Skowhegan Island at the rear of the Federated Church Parking Lot. Event is free but a $5. donation is suggested. Rain date: Saturday, July 21. View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Haydn: String Quartet Op. 9 no.6 Smukler, Strauss, Lederer, Mallow Strauss: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op. 6 Krosnick, Jiang Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op.97, “Archduke” Copes, Kouzov, Coop View event

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    Candlelit Baroque Concert @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: One of our most popular summer performances features Geoff Nuttall, Livia Sohn, Mark Holloway, Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, Xavier Foley and Pedja Muzijevic in a concert featuring BACH’s virtuosic D Minor harpsichord concerto. View event

  • Saturday July 21 2018
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    Molly Ockett Day classic road race @ Bethel Village Common

    Molly Ockett Day features food and events of all kinds including a road race for people of all ages. Anyone can chose between a 5 mile and 1 mile event which follows a route that is mostly flat with 1 hill climb. Kids, up to the age of 14 can run in a 1 mile […] View event

  • Sunday July 22 2018
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    The Ossipee Valley String Camp @ Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds

    A five day multi-generational, all levels fantasy camp for acoustic musicians and singer/songwriters. Taught by world renowned instructors such as Berklee School of Music’s Joe Walsh, grammy nominated Bruce Molsky, Lauren Rioux, and many more. Classes include fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass, ukulele, singing and songwriting. Ticket includes all lessons, farm to table meals, and […] View event

  • Tuesday July 24 2018
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    Morning Coffee Concert @ Zoot Coffee

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Much-loved musician Christopher Costanza performs solo cello repertoire in this bustling and inviting café on Elm Street – FREE! View event

  • Thursday July 26 2018
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    The Ossipee Valley Music Festival @ Ossipee Valley Music Festival

    Maine’s ultimate celebration of Americana, Roots, Bluegrass, Jazz, Folk and Country Music over four days in Hiram Maine (45 minutes West of Portland). Kids 17 and under are free! Nosh local food, quench your thirst in the local beer tent. Workshops, yoga, barn dances, and tent camping are all included in the ticket price! 40+ […] View event

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    Enlightenment @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Two-time Grammy nominee, flutist Tara Helen O’Connor plays masterworks of joyful enlightenment by MOZART and HAYDN with Geoff Nuttall, Livia Sohn, violist Nathan Schram, cellist Christopher Costanza and pianist Manuel Bagorro in a program that also includes ANDREW NORMAN’s, Light Screens, inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s stained glass windows. View event

  • Friday July 27 2018
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    Kneisel Hall festival concert @ Kneisel Hall

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Haydn: Piano Trio in C major, No. 35, Hob XV 21 Smirnoff, Grossman, Jiang Janáček: Sonata for Violin and Piano Smukler, McDonald Massenet: Elegie for Soprano, Cello and Piano Uecker Grossman, McDonald Dvořák: Piano Quartet in E-flat, No. 2, Op. 87 Bowlin, Murdock, Brofsky, Jiang View event

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    Flute and Strings @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Tara Helen O’Connor, noted for her artistic depth, collaborates with our resident quartet of string players, Jeff, Livia, Nathan, and Christopher in a concert with music by HAYDN, BEETHOVEN, IAN CLARKE and PHILIPPE HERSANT. View event

  • Saturday July 28 2018
    Join us for Hook, Line & Dinner party & fundraiser on July 28th

    Hook, Line & Dinner @ Cook's Lobster & Ale House

    On Saturday, July 28th the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association (MCFA) is hosting the third annual Hook, Line & Dinner party & fundraiser at Cook’s Lobster & Ale House located on Bailey Island. Guests will indulge in a fresh, locally caught seafood dinner supplied by Maine fishermen and quench their thirst with brews from Allagash Brewing […] View event

  • Wednesday August 01 2018
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    Ebb and Flow: Reflections on the Kennebec River @ Common Street Arts

    Common Street Arts, together with the members of Waterville Area Art Society, Harlow Gallery and the Wesserunsett Arts Council, are hosting Ebb and Flow: Reflections on the Kennebec River. As a natural resource that has served as a defining feature of the towns and cities that surround it, this magnificent waterway has sustained communities for […] View event

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    John Stirratt and the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra to Benefit the Waldo Theatre @ Tops'l Farm

    Join us for an amazing evening at Tops’l Farm’s beautiful new timber frame barn, with food, drink, and music–all to benefit the restoration of the historic Waldo Theatre in downtown Waldoboro. John Stirratt of Wilco and The Autumn Defense will be performing with members of the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra. Also featured throughout the evening, […] View event

  • Thursday August 02 2018
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    Joshua Roman and JACK Quartet – Tornado @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: JACK, “the go-to quartet for contemporary music, tying impeccable musicianship to intellectual ferocity” (Washington Post) joins forces with cellist Joshua Roman to perform a program of thrilling works including Tornado, a new piece for cello quintet by Joshua Roman, and works by GESUALDO, JEFFERSON FRIEDMAN, AMY WILLIAMS and JOHN ZORN. View event

  • Friday August 03 2018
    7:30pm Music

    Kneisel Hall festival concert @ Kneisel Hall

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Beethoven: Sonata for cello and piano in F major, Op 5, No. 1 Grossman, Jiang Mieczysław Weinberg: String Quartet in C minor, No. 8, Op. 66 Smirnoff, Smukler, Murdock, Krosnick Lei Liang: Gobi Canticle for Violin and Cello Bowlin, Brofsky Fauré: Piano Trio, Op 120 Bowlin, Brofsky, McDonald Discussions with performers […] View event

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    Forward Vision @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: JACK and Joshua Roman are dedicated to the performance, commissioning, and promotion of new music, looking to the future with contagious enthusiasm. Their Union Hall program features music by MARCOS BALTER, TYSHAWN SOREY, BACH, ERIN GEE, BEETHOVEN and PHILIP GLASS’ new String Quartet No. 8. View event

  • Saturday August 04 2018
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    Southern Maine Steampunk Fair @ Brick Store Museum

    Steampunk often features anachronistic technologies or “retro-futuristic” inventions as people in the 19th century might have envisioned them. The era’s perspective on fashion, culture, architectural style, invention and art all play into the visual culture of Steampunk. Technology may include fictional machines like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne. […] View event

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    Music On The Lake – Yasser Tejeda & Palotré @ Megunticook Lake

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Following up on our hugely successful previous concert, we are proud to present this infectiously rhythmic Dominican band. Featuring guitarist and composer Yasser Tejeda, drummer/percussionist Victor Otoniel Vargas, percussionist Jonathan Troncoso and bassist Kyle Miles, Palotré is the leading quartet on the Afro-Dominican jazz scene fusing Dominican roots music with jazz, […] View event

  • Wednesday August 08 2018
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    Envision Faculty Performance – The Four Seasons @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Josie and Sophie Davis, Maya French, Nate Martin, Colin Wheatley and Ju-Young Lee present VIVALDI’s evergreen masterpiece. A breezy FREE, pre-dinner concert. View event

  • Thursday August 09 2018
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    JCT Trio @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Violinist Stefan Jackiw, cellist Jay Campbell, and pianist Conrad Tao perform piano trios by CHRISTOPHER TRAPANI, CHARLES IVES and RAVEL. View event

  • Friday August 10 2018
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    Envision Workshop Sharing @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Envision is an intense, weeklong workshop, offering young musicians the opportunity to study chamber music under the direction of professional musicians. Students receive coaching from Sophie and Josie Davis, Maya French, Nate Martin, Colin Wheatley and Ju-Young Lee. Join us to hear the musicians of tomorrow in this FREE culminating performance […] View event

  • 7:30pm Music

    Kneisel Hall festival concert

    Kneisel Hall Festival Concert Poulenc: Violin Sonata Bowlin, McDonald Fauré: Piano Quartet in G Minor, No. 2, Op. 45 Smirnoff, Tapping, Grossman, Jiang Brahms: Viola Quintet, No.2, Op.111 Smukler, Smirnoff, Murdock, Tapping, Brofsky View event

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    My Beloved Was Like the Moon @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: The genre-blurring combination of Charlotte Mundy’s celestial soprano voice and guitarist Jordan Dodson’s warm virtuosity offers perspectives of love, from the rapturous to the excruciating, through songs by DOWLAND, BRITTEN, DE FALLA and NICO MUHLY, and ELLIOT COLE’s Bloom Suite for solo guitar. View event

  • Saturday August 11 2018
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    Maine Woodcarver’s Show and Competition @ Poland Town Hall

    The Maine Woodcarver’s Association is putting on their 2018 show and competition for carvers to show their work. This is a wonderful opportunity for the public to see some to promote the art of woodcarving and their organization.woodcarvings from talented local carvers of various skill levels. The MWCA is providing the FREE show View event

  • Sunday August 12 2018
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    Jazz On The Water – Creative Ensemble Collective @ Rockport Marine Park

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: A FREE outdoor jazz performance on picturesque Rockport Harbor. An ensemble of artists from around the world come together to play for the Creative Ensemble Collective. Their program this year features original arrangements of blues, jazz and popular classics from some of the great songwriters of the last 50 years. This […] View event

  • Monday August 13 2018

    United Way’s 48th Annual Golf Scramble @ Augusta Country Club

    You’re invited to United Way of Kennebec Valley’s 48th Annual United Way Golf Scramble! All proceeds will support United Way’s Community Care Fund, which helps 47 partner nonprofit programs. A free buffet lunch will be served at 11 am, followed by a shotgun start at noon. This year we’re adding an Air Cannon, which guarantees […] View event

  • Wednesday August 15 2018
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    Bach for breakfast Part 1 – Organ 101 @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: An introduction to the King of Instruments in five morning lecture recitals featuring J.S. BACH’s Schübler Chorales and major works. Christopher Houlihan is one of the brightest stars in a new generation of organists, praised as “gifted” (New York Times). Part 1 offers a brief history of the instrument, and an […] View event

  • The Westerlies (2)

    The Westerlies play on the Green @ Camden Village Green

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Our resident brass quartet plays a FREE concert on Camden Village Green. Bring a picnic and join these exceptional musicians for a fun, FREE, interactive outdoor concert. View event

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    Festival opening concert @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: A celebratory program featuring performers appearing throughout the week; program includes tenor Nicholas Phan’s transporting performance of VAUGHAN WILLIAMS’ On Wenlock Edge with pianist Pedja Muzijevic and Altius String Quartet, BIBER’s Battalia à 10 in D Major, C.61 performed by Palaver Strings and a new Rockport Fanfare by The Westerlies. View event

  • Michael Nicolas

    Michael Nicolas, cello and Conrad Tao, piano @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: A “long-admired figure on the New York scene” (New Yorker), Michael returns with Conrad Tao, a pianist of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” (The New York Times) in a program of CARTER, AMY WILLIAMS and BEETHOVEN. View event

  • Thursday August 16 2018
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    Bach for breakfast part 2 – The world-famous organist @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Christopher Houlihan explores works that pushed the limits of what was thought possible for the organ. View event

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    Altius String Quartet plays on the Green @ Camden Village Green

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Our resident string quartet plays a concert on Camden Village Green. Bring a picnic and join these exceptional musicians for a fun, FREE, interactive outdoor concert. View event

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    Symphonasaurus @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: A captivating family concert focusing on the world of dinosaurs. John Burstein (Slim Goodbody) and Palaver Strings collaborate in a production that fascinates and educates children of all ages. View event

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    Altius String Quartet with Yoonah Kim @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Hailed as “rich” and “captivating”, Altius is enrapturing the hearts of audiences across the globe. Their innovative concert with clarinetist Yoonah Kim features works by WILLIAM BOLCOM, ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV, SHOSTAKOVICH and an arrangement of Take on me by A-HA. View event

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    Homage @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents:Homages to old forms and departed friends performed by Stefan Jackiw and Conrad Tao; works by KAIJA SAARIAHO, STRAVINSKY, LUTOSŁAWKI and BRAHMS’ Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78. “Conrad Tao’s playing was little short of a miracle.” Calgary Herald “(Jackiw) has all the requisite virtuosity and technical firepower one would […] View event

  • Friday August 17 2018
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    Bach for breakfast part 3 – getting serious @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Works featured in Part 3 include the awe-inspiring Wedge Prelude and Fugue performed by organist Christopher Houlihan. View event

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    Palaver Strings play on the Green @ Camden Village Green

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Our much loved resident string ensemble play outdoors on Camden Village Green; join us for a FREE mid-day concert. View event

  • The Westerlies (3)

    The Westerlies @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: “…a four-piece trumpet and trombone instrumental combo earn[ing] raves from both indie-leaning music blogs and public radio” (Los Angeles Times) in a concert that traces the sound of the 20th Century through American vocal traditions, from the songs of CHARLES IVES to the spirituals of the GOLDEN GATE JUBILEE QUARTET. View event

  • Saturday August 18 2018
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    Bach for breakfast 4 – Bach Did It @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Christopher Houlihan explores transcriptions including his own arrangement of BACH’s Italian Concerto. View event

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    The Dvořák Piano Quintet experience @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Striking melodies, vigorous rhythms, great depth of feeling, and hints of Czech folk music, in this intimate illumination of DVOŘÁK’s masterwork performed by pianist Pedja Muzijevic and Altius String Quartet. View event

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    Palaver Strings – Voice in the Crowd @ Pascal Hall

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: From moments of unity, tenderness, and joy to those of tension, chaos, and conflict, this much-loved ensemble explores our need to be heard in a cacophonous world through works by IAN GOTTLIEB, WILLIAM GRANT STILL and MENDELSSOHN. View event

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    Quartet for the End of Time @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: This incredibly moving quartet was written and first performed by MESSIAEN in a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War II. An intimate performance featuring Stefan Jackiw, Michael Nicolas, Conrad Tao and clarinetist Yoonah Kim. View event

  • Sunday August 19 2018
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    Bach for Breakfast Part 5 – Pulling Out All the Stops @ First Congregational Church, Camden

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: The famous Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582 performed in the final part of our series. View event

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    Piano Portraits @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Hailed by critics as a ‘thinking’ musician, pianist Pedja Muzijevic performs sonatas by SCARLATTI, JAMES JOSLIN’s Cadaquésan Landscape for piano, mechanical music box and two metronomes, and works by SATIE, GRANADOS and SCHUMANN. View event

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    Les Illuminations

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Hailed as a “major new Britten interpreter” by the The New York Times, tenor Nicholas Phan is joined by Palaver Strings and pianist Manuel Bagorro for our closing performance directed by James Blaszko. DEBUSSY’s light-infused Suite bergamasque is paired with BRITTEN’s Les Illuminations, two works connected by Verlaine and Rimbaud, the […] View event

  • Monday August 20 2018

    Abbe Museum summer camp @ Abbe Museum

    The Abbe Museum is excited to announce the Abbe Museum Summer Camp, a children’s day camp where highly-experienced museum staff and Wabanaki educators will oversee outdoor activities and educational opportunities for children ages 7-12. Scheduled for August 20-24, 2018, from 8 am – 3 pm, each day will be thematic with other camp activities mixed […] View event

  • Wednesday August 29 2018

    DIY Aquaponics @ Curtis Memorial Library (Morrell Meeting Room)

    Wednesday, August 29th – DIY Aquaponics A part of the Sustainable ME series. Learn more: http://www.curtislibrary.com/sustainableMe/ Join us as we learn from Stan Wakely from the Urban Garden Center in Topsham on how to set up our very own Aquaponics system at Curtis Memorial Library. Do you like to eat fish and vegetables all year […] View event

  • Sunday September 02 2018
    4:00pm Music

    Kneisel Hall autumn concert @ Kneisel Hall

    Kneisel Hall Autumn Concert Formosa String Quartet: Lin, Lee, Pae, Chen Schubert: Quartettsatz  Beethoven: String Quartet in C, Op. 59, No. 3 Dana Wilson: Hungarian Folk Songs  Wei-Chieh Lin: Five Taiwanese Folk Songs View event

  • Saturday September 22 2018

    Cape Elizabeth Kitchen Tour

    Cape Elizabeth Kitchen Tour, Saturday, September 22, 10 am-4pm. A unique tour of 12 fabulous Cape Elizabeth Kitchens showcasing premier architects, builders, kitchen designers, and craftspeople in a gorgeous, seaside town minutes from Portland, Maine. Come be inspired! All proceeds benefit the Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day-of; available on […] View event

  • Wednesday September 26 2018

    DYI storage, preservation & fermentation

    September 26th– DIY Storage, Preservation & Fermentation A part of the Sustainable ME series. Learn more: http://www.curtislibrary.com/sustainableMe/ Confused how to store the wealth from your garden? Want to plan food storage now to save money next year? Kate McCarty from Cooperative Extension and Paige Driscoll, Master Food Preserver, will join us and teach us how […] View event

  • Saturday September 29 2018
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    The Great Inflatable Race, Maine! @ The Brunswick Landing, Brunswick Maine

    Seeds of Independence and Family Focus host The Great Inflatable Race, Maine! Designed for all ages, this family fun event will have you and your friends running, bouncing, bumping and LAUGHING your way to the finish line! All proceeds support youth development programs and services in our area. So, what are you waiting for? Join […] View event