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  • Thursday April 19 2018
    Patricia Chandler ~ "Marsh V" ~ Oil on Panel 24" x 24"

    Paintings in Oil: A Group Exhibition of Visual Art @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Join us Monday, April 2 at Richard Boyd Art Gallery for the opening of an annual exhibition of original paintings created en plein air and in studio settings with a reception to follow on the 7th. The exhibit is comprised of a selection of works from a variety of genres by artists’ Patricia […] View event

  • Saturday April 21 2018
    Earth Day Flyer 2017 ver B
    8:30am Community

    South Portland Earth Day Citywide Litter Cleanup @ Mill Creek Park, South Portland

    South Portland Land Trust Program Manager Dugan Murphy and board members Tom Blake, Jeff Ryan, and Richard Rottkov are leading members of the community on a citywide litter cleanup event. Check in at Mill Creek Park opposite Hannaford between 8:30AM and 11AM to sign in and get some morning refreshments. Participants get gloves, bags, and […] View event

  • Pool at Rosmarin and Saunders Family Forest in Readfield, Maine.
    9:00am Outdoors

    2018 Lyceum Field Trips “Maine Amphibians and Reptiles”

    Join the Kennebec Land Trust for our annual Lyceum field trips. We are hosting 2 walks in April Rosmarin and Saunders Family Forest, Readfield Join KLT Steward Tom Danielson on Earth Day Weekend for an exploration of amphibians in the Rosmarin Beaver Pond, stream, and vernal pools. Amphibians are important indicators of environmental quality and […] View event

  • Sunday April 22 2018
    This is part of the big bird room at Siesta Sanctuary.  There's also the little bird room and the sun room.  The sun room is where the tamer birds talk, sing and dance.  These birds like to strut their stuff!

    80+ parrots celebrate Earth Day, Sun April 22, 1-5 pm @ Siesta Sanctuary

    HARMONY-Join 80+ parrots for a free Earth Day celebration at Siesta Sanctuary on Sun. April 22 from 1 – 5 pm. This is a family friendly event where you can see beautiful birds, hear parrots talk, sing and dance; play catch with a cockatoo and learn about parrots in the wild. “This place is incredible!” […] View event

  • Friday April 27 2018

    Superheroes fighting cancer mother son dance April 27 @ U.S. Custom House

    Moms, Aunts, Grandmas- grab your little men and join us at the U.S. Custom House in Portland on April 27 from 6-8 p.m. for a night of dancing, pizza, popcorn and more! And the best part- all proceeds from the night go to the Maine Cancer Foundation and fighting cancer right here in Maine. Dress […] View event

  • Sunday April 29 2018
    Farmer Mary Perry’s 12 year old daughter Sage shows off adorable twin lambs born a few weeks ago at Winterberry Farm in Belgrade. Visitors can meet the lambs and numerous other farm animals at the spring celebration, which will include sheep shearing, spinning, and May pole dancing, on April 29th. Photo credit: Nancy McGinnis/communicado!

    Spring Celebration: May Pole dancing, sheep shearing & more at Winterberry Farm @ Winterberry Farm

    Winterberry Farm hosts its annual sheep shearing and May Day celebration, a free event featuring family friendly activities and a chance to explore the grounds, and learn more about this animal-powered, certified organic, family-operated ‘forever farm’. Visitors of all ages can participate in traditional dancing around the May Pole with authentic fiddle accompaniment, observe sheep […] View event

  • Friday May 04 2018
    Dancing the night away at Folk Dance Brunswick. All are welcome.

    Folk dance Brunswick @ People Plus

    World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! Fridays, 6:30–9:00 p.m., at People Plus, 35 Union St., one block west of Maine St., Brunswick. Donation $5. All are welcome. FMI: 207-200-7577, […] View event

  • Sleeping Beauty square

    Sleeping Beauty @ St. Lawrence Arts

    You’re invited to Princess Aurora’s birthday! Join Vivid Motion Dance for the 2018 family show — Sleeping Beauty! Born in 1940, Princess Aurora comes of age in the 1950s and falls under a curse to awaken in modern times. Using jazz, be-bop, and music from today with dance styles to match, our spring production is […] View event

  • Saturday May 05 2018

    Registration open for 5k Road Race/Walk @ Children's Museum of New Hampshire

    Registration open for 5k Road Race/Walk on Feb. 1 Saturday, May 5, 9-11am Run for NH’s kids and families! Registration for the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s annual 5K Road Race and Kid-venture Course is now open. This fundraising event is held each spring to support programs that help to ensure all families have equal […] View event

  • Sophia Gudroe performs in Cinderella. Photo, Erin Little

    Cinderella: A Ballet for all Ages @ The Orion Performing Arts Center

    Elizabeth Drucker’s Ballet School presents the ballet “Cinderella”. The fully staged production features mice, magic spells, pumpkin fairies, and a talented cast of over 100 dancers. The ballet runs 75 minutes and will delight all ages. Tickets at the door: $10 child/senior, $12 adult. View event

  • Sunday May 06 2018

    Children’s Author Ryan T. Higgins Book Signing @ Treehouse Toys

    We’re celebrating the 99th Annual Children’s Book Week from April 30 thru May 6! Come to Treehouse Toys to meet best-selling Maine Author & Illustrator Ryan Higgins, and get your favorite book signed! We’ll have PLENTY of his books on hand, or bring your own from home! Best-known for the “Mother Bruce” series, (you know- […] View event

  • Sunday May 20 2018
    cropped banner and logo

    Open House to Celebrate RTT’s 25 years of service @ Riding to the Top Therapeutic Riding Center

    This year marks Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center’s 25th year of service to the community. On May 20th RTT invites the public from 12:30- 4pm to an open house and celebration at their farm at 14 Lilac Drive, Windham, Maine (only 10 minutes from Portland off route 302). RTT has planned a full […] View event

  • Saturday May 26 2018

    Annual library book, plant and bake sale @ Bridge Academy

    Our library needs you to keep it alive and growing! Come on down to our biggest fundraiser of the year! We’ll be selling mouth-watering baked goods, fiction and nonfiction for all ages and reading tastes and flowers, herbs and vegetable seedlings to add color and flavor to your home gardens or windowsills! We’ll also be […] View event

  • Saturday June 02 2018
    Burnt Island Light

    Maine Lighthouse Adventure @ Balmy Days Cruises

    *NOTE – A minimum must be met to hold this event, please purchase tickets by May 15* Join an adventure by land and sea exploring the legends and lore of lighthouses in the Boothbay Harbor area. Board the passenger vessel Novelty at Pier 8 in Boothbay Harbor for a comfortable hour-long cruise through inshore waters […] View event

  • Saturday June 09 2018
    Cinderella
    2:00pm For Kids, Theater

    Cinderella @ Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center

    Maine State Music Theatre presents Robin & Clark’s “Cinderella.” Based on a story by Charles Perrault, the musical version tells the tale of orphaned and lonely Cinderella. Through whimsical music and audience participation, children of all ages are invited to join in the fun as Cinderella learns that beauty is an inner quality and dreams […] View event

  • I love a piano
    7:30pm Music, Theater

    I Love a Piano @ Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center

    Maine State Music Theatre presents “I Love A Piano,” the celebration of the music and lyrics of Irving Berlin. It follows the journey of a piano as it moves in and out of American lives from the turn of the century to the present. Along the way, the story comes to vibrant life with over […] View event

  • Sunday June 17 2018
    YSOMwhitestar

    Young Stars of Maine Prize Winners Concert 2018 @ Rockport Opera House

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Young Stars of Maine Prize Winners Concert 2018 YOUNG STARS OF MAINE PRIZE PROGRAM For more than 50 years, Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School has had an annual prize program to recognize, encourage, and reward young Maine music students who are serious in their study and performance of music. Prize […] 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

  • Thursday July 19 2018
    MPBF 2 final

    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

  • Saturday August 04 2018
    steampunk fair logo with BSM

    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

  • Saturday August 18 2018
    Maine Highland Games 2017

    Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival 2018 @ Topsham Fairgrounds

    SAVE THE DATE! Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival August 18th, 2018. Topsham Fairgrounds. Celtic Music, Fiddlers, Dancers, Highland Athletics Competition, Massed Highland Pipe and Drum Bands, Sheep Dog Competitions, Gathering of the Clans. Adults and Children Welcome! View event

  • Thursday August 23 2018
    THe Best of Second 8-23
    8:00pm Comedy

    The Best of Second City @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    Get Ready to laugh with the Best of Second City. Second City has grown well beyond a single stage to become a diversified entertainment company. Second City Training Centers in Chicago, Toronto, and Los Angeles teach thousands of students every week; four touring companies perform Second City revues all over North America and abroad; Second […] View event