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  • Wednesday October 17 2018

    Understanding stars astronomy class in Portland @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    ASTRONOMY A LA CARTE Southworth Planetarium University of Southern Maine campus 207-780-4249 edward.gleason@maine.edu Thirteen separate astronomy classes… $12 admission (If you bring two students, the cost is $20 for both.) UNDERSTANDING STARS Week #6 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 10:30 a.m. – noon How do astronomers know what they know about the stars? This class will […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, North Berwick @ North Berwick Elementary School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Farmington @ Cascade Brook School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Waterville @ George J. Mitchell School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Fryeburg @ Molly Ochett Middle School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Thursday October 18 2018

    Lecture: Maine Writers Today

    Joshua Bodwell, Director of the Maine Writers’ Alliance, will speak on writing and writers in Maine today. Light refreshments served. Cost is $5 per person, or FREE for members. For more information, please call 985-4802 or visit our website at http://www.brickstoremuseum.org. View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, South Portland @ Skillin Elementary School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Mechanic Falls @ Elm Street School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Scandals, Scoundrels & Sinners @ Eastern Cemetery

    The non-profit group Spirits Alive will again be offering their popular “Walk Among the Shadows” event this October in Eastern Cemetery. This year’s theme is “Scandals, Scoundrels & Sinners.” Six ghostly storytellers, most of whom are actually buried at Eastern Cemetery, will materialize in the cemetery to tell the scandalous stories of their own lives. […] View event

  • Friday October 19 2018

    Cheese Lovers Day: Open Creamery Workshop @ Neziscot Farm

    An all-day event for cheese lovers. Join us as we open our fromagerie doors to the public! Come learn how to make a variety of our cheeses, attend a Q & A segment with Gloria Varney, Owner & Cheese Maker, and of course sample all the different cheeses we make here at Nezinscot Farm. This […] View event

  • Adventures in Art: Hiking, Movement & Dance with Shana Bloomstein @ Western Maine Mountains

    Shana is excited to be offering a weekend retreat with Nancy Zane that will integrate Yoga, creative movement, massage, visual art and journaling with our explorations of the natural world. This weekend hopes to provide a nourishing and grounding environment for everyone to begin a personal reflective journey into somatic movement, create a simple daily […] View event

  • 8:00pm Music

    George Winston @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    George began playing organ in 1967. In 1971 he switched to the acoustic piano after hearing recordings from the 1920s and the 1930s by the legendary stride pianists Thomas “Fats” Waller and the late Teddy Wilson. In addition to working on stride piano, he also at this time came up with his own style of […] View event

  • Saturday October 20 2018

    Walk For Freedom

    Walk For Freedom is a global fundraising and awareness event. Rallying thousands of abolitionists, taking millions of steps, showing up in hundreds of cities all over the world, Walk For Freedom is an outward expression of our inward desire to see slavery completely abolished. On Saturday, October 20th, 9am starting from Monument Square in Portland […] View event

  • Portland Bach Experience: Oktoberfest @ Multiple locations, Portland, ME

    Experience Portland with Portland Bach Experience! Join PBE Saturday, October 20, for free and family-friendly events all around the city, presented in partnership with 240 Strings & Portland Trails. SCHEDULE: A Suite Ride Through Portland – 11am – Deering Oaks Park Lecture/Demo: How To Build A Harpsichord – 1pm – Rising Tide Brewing Company Bach […] View event

  • 2018 Ruck for our Fallen @ Ogunquit Beach

    The Maine Fallen Heroes Foundation will be holding it’s inaugural Ruck for our Fallen on Saturday, October 20th from Noon until high tide. We’ve established several different means of support for the families that have lost a loved one. We provide emergency financial aid & college scholarships for the families of our fallen. All family […] View event

  • Wine & Food Walk in Portland, Maine @ Piccolo

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided viticultural tasting and walking tour of Portland’s vibrant restaurant scene as you explore some incredible examples of high-quality wines from renown regions of the World paired with delicious foods from each location. You’re in for an incredible wine education experience. You’ll walk away with knowing […] View event

  • Portland Bach Experience – Oktoberfest Concert featuring Ava Pine @ The Episcopal Church of Saint Mary

    Experience The Concert with Portland Bach Experience! Join PBE Saturday, October 20, at 7pm (doors open 6:30pm) at The Episcopal Church of Saint Mary for a concert featuring GRAMMY-nominee Ava Pine (soprano), John McKean (harpsichord), the PBE Choir & Chamber Orchestra, and Emily Isaacson (conductor). Portland Bach Experience presents Oktoberfest, October 18-21. Visit our website […] View event

  • 8:00pm Music

    The Hit Men @ Vinegar Hill Music Theatre

    THE HIT MEN … Legendary Performers with Frankie Valli, Carole King, Cat Stevens, Tommy James & More! You loved Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Elton John, Tommy James and the Shondells, Rod Stewart, Carole King, Jim Croce, Three Dog Night… Take a star-studded journey back through rock and roll history […] View event

  • Sunday October 21 2018

    Fall Family Fun – YMCA Northern York County Branch @ YMCA of Southern Maine

    You’re invited to try the Y for FREE this October with a Family Fun Pass good for 7 visits. Enjoy our youth programs, pools, family recreation, bowling alley (Pineland branch), Squash courts (Portland branch), exercise classes, and more! Plus, if you join the Y by October 31st, you’ll be entered to win a Welcome Basket! […] View event

  • Portland Bach Experience – Oktoberfest Salon: Baroque Brunch @ Private home, location revealed after ticket purchase

    Experience The Salon with Portland Bach Experience! Join PBE Sunday morning, October 21, at 11am (doors open 10:30am) at a private home in Portland’s West End for an intimate salon concert featuring Sarah Darling, whose “absolute concentration and astonishing precision” (Badischer Zeitung) and “sympathy and spirit” (Hub Review) was on display in June for Vivaldi’s […] View event

  • 7:00pm Music

    Peter Gallway and The Real Band @ St. Lawrence Arts

    Peter Gallway plays his only second head line show in Maine in almost 25 years. Throughout the 1970s and 80s, Peter Gallway was one of the most popular and respected musical figures on the Maine music scene. Peter and The Real Band recorded and released several critically acclaimed albums and crisscrossed the region as one […] View event

  • Monday October 22 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts, Auburn @ Park Avenue Elementary School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Waldoboro @ Miller Elementary School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Portland @ Longfellow Elementary School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Tuesday October 23 2018

    Free Speech Week Open House @ First Amendment Museum

    All members of the public are invited to attend an open house at 4 p.m. on Oct. 23 at the First Amendment Museum, 184 State Street in Augusta. The open house will present a unique opportunity for conversations on current issues pertaining to political speech, the Internet, student speech and symbolic expression. The museum will […] View event

  • Textile/Shoe Industry Talk & Archives Tour @ Maine State Archives

    Rachel Desgrosseilliers, executive director of Museum L-A, will speak about the textile and shoe industries of Lewiston-Auburn at the Maine State Archives on Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. following a tour of the Archives at 4 p.m. The talk is open to the public. The tour is limited to 20 participants; please RSVP for the […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts @ Mildred L. Day School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Money growing in a garden

    My Money Works @ Gardiner Area High School

    This class can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. At the end of the class you will have a plan to achieve greater financial stability. A follow-up session is scheduled to […] View event

  • Discover Girl Scouts, Cumberland @ Mabel I. Wilson School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Saturday October 27 2018

    Map & Compass: Staying Found @ Waldo County Technical Center

    Do you like to spend time in the woods? Do you enjoying hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, paddling, motor boating, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing…? Are you a Maine Guide or aspiring Maine Guide? Are you a part of a Search & Rescue team? Whether you are a professional rescuer or you enjoy spending time in the backcountry […] View event

  • Sunday October 28 2018

    Wine & Oysters Walk in Portland, Maine @ Old Port Sea Grill

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided wine and Maine oysters tasting and walking tour of Portland’s vibrant food scene as you explore some incredible examples of different Maine oysters paired with wines at four great establishments. In addition to the tastings, you’re in for an incredible wine education experience. You’ll walk […] View event

  • Monday October 29 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts, Winthrop @ Winthrop Grade School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Tuesday October 30 2018
    6:00pm Film

    Film Screening: “Maineland” @ Deering Common Community Center, College of the Atlantic

    College of the Atlantic Educational Studies presents an eye-opening documentary following two wealthy Chinese teenagers who go to boarding school in small-town Maine. Filmed over three years in China and the U.S., MAINELAND is a multi-layered coming-of-age tale that follows two affluent and cosmopolitan teenagers as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural […] View event

  • Halloween Silent Film Night: Nosferatu @ Merrill Auditorium

    Municipal Organist James Kennerley will open this concert with some appropriately spooky prelude music before beginning to improvise a thrilling soundtrack, on the Kotzschmar Organ, to accompany the classic 1922 horror film Nosferatu. Come in costume for a chance to win prizes as part of the annual costume contest at intermission. German Expressionist film Nosferatu: […] View event

  • Wednesday October 31 2018

    Sky monsters astronomy class in Portland @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    ASTRONOMY A LA CARTE Southworth Planetarium University of Southern Maine campus 207-780-4249 edward.gleason@maine.edu Thirteen separate astronomy classes… $12 admission (If you bring two students, the cost is $20 for both.) SKY MONSTERS Week #8 Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Happy Halloween! Today we offer a special “Astronomy a la Carte!” We show all the night sky […] View event

  • Thursday November 01 2018
    Nathan Allard egg tempera wedding tree art painting

    Nathan Allard | The Color of Maine @ UU Church Gallery

    Opening reception Nov. 2nd, 5:00 – 8:30 This exhibition of work features egg tempera paintings created with his own handmade local pigments from the Maine landscape – along with a few additional ones. His detailed work offers a unique view & representation of Maine both in image and material. Nathan Allard is a self-taught egg […] View event

  • Friday November 02 2018

    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Take a Breath Social @ Ocean Gateway

    Celebrate, Raise Funds, Dueling Piano Show! Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to raise record breaking funds in the cure for cystic fibrosis! Portland, Maine – Hundreds from the Greater Portland community will gather at Ocean Gateway on Friday, November 2nd for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Take a Breath Social. The evening will feature a delicious hors d’oeuvres […] View event

  • Wednesday November 07 2018

    Discover Girl Scouts, Old Orchard Beach @ Jameson Elementary School

    Join us to learn why Girl Scouts offers the best leadership experience for girls—one that is designed with, by, and for girls. The inclusive, all-girl environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership roles, and just be themselves. You […] View event

  • Thursday November 08 2018
    John David Ellis, Untitled, Oil on canvas, 50 1/2 in x 84 1/2 in

    Partners in art, Partners in life: John David Ellis & Joan Beauregard @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    Partners in Art, Partners in Life: John David Ellis & Joan Beauregard November 8, 2018 – March 10, 2019 UNE Art Gallery in collaboration with the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, the exhibition at the University of New England Museum of Art explores the lives and artwork of Rockland, Maine residents, John David Ellis and Joan Beauregard. After […] View event

  • Saturday November 10 2018

    Roost Holiday Craft Show @ Bryant E Moore School

    Roost Holiday Craft Show, now in its fifth year, will take place from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, November 10 at the Bryant E. Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. Admission is free. Roost is a curated holiday craft show featuring over 25 of the finest artisans and makers from across Maine. Unique handmade goods will […] View event

  • Wednesday November 14 2018

    Music@Noon concert with Orlando Cela and George Lopez @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Conductor, acclaimed flutist, and educator, Orlando Cela leads multiple university and professional ensembles, both choral and instrumental, in the US and abroad. George Lopez is a dynamic performer and educator, known for his “kaleidoscopic colors and clarity of conception” LA Times. Their Music@Noon program includes: J.S. Bach’s Sonata in G Minor […] View event

  • Wednesday November 28 2018

    Bruce Coffin author talk @ Freeport Community Library

    Bruce Coffin is back to read and discuss his highly anticipated third novel, Beyond the Truth. This latest addition to the John Byron series has been described as “a superbly realistic, tense, and exciting novel” and “first-rate; suspenseful and highly entertaining.” Discouraged by an unfulfilling and frustrating college creative writing class, Coffin didn’t start writing […] View event

  • Wednesday December 12 2018

    Winter constellations astronomy class in Portland @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    ASTRONOMY A LA CARTE Southworth Planetarium University of Southern Maine campus 207-780-4249 edward.gleason@maine.edu Thirteen separate astronomy classes… $12 admission (If you bring two students, the cost is $20 for both.) WINTER CONSTELLATIONS Week #13 December 12, 2018 10:30 a.m. noon As we draw close to the astronomical winter, we focus on the prominent winter constellations. […] View event

  • Sunday December 16 2018

    Street Corner Symphony

    Bay Chamber’s 2019 Holiday Concert at the Camden Opera House Bay Chamber Concerts presents the Nashville-based a cappella group that shot to stardom on NBC’s “The Sing-Off” performing a family-friendly show of original and popular holiday music and sing-a-longs – Sunday December 16th, 4PM in Camden Opera House. Street Corner Symphony will perform a variety […] View event

  • Tuesday December 18 2018

    Christmas with Kennerley @ Merrill Auditorium

    James Kennerley continues a beloved holiday tradition by celebrating the season in grand style with music on the Kotzschmar Organ. The program will include a variety of holiday classics, from traditional carols to modern favorites. There is always the possibility of some new organ transcriptions or even new compositions from Mr. Kennerley. The festive sounds […] View event

  • Wednesday January 09 2019

    Music@Noon: The Anderson Twins – Jazz Meets Classical @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: “Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone” (New York Times), identical twins and Juilliard graduates Peter and Will Anderson are known for their unique renditions of classic jazz songs and innovative original music. They’ve performed with many jazz greats and headlined at The Blue Note, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, New Orleans […] View event

  • Wednesday February 13 2019

    Music@Noon concert with Aleksandra Labinska, Kett Chuan Lee, and Inês Andrade @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Polish-born Aleksandra Labinska holds a Doctorate in violin performance from Boston University, has received numerous awards and performed in many prestigious concert series around the world; cellist Kett Chuan Lee was the youngest member of the National Symphony and Radio Television Orchestras in Malaysia before coming to the United States in […] View event

  • Friday March 01 2019

    Southworth Planetarium March Schedule in Portland, Maine @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Southworth Planetarium March Schedule University of Southern Maine campus 207-780-4249 (Each show, except Space Park 360 Infinity, includes a night sky tour conducted in our star dome theatre.) SHOW SUMMARIES: Hubble Vision 2: Through the lenses of the Hubble Space Telescope, we have beheld a Universe more wondrous and fantastic than anything we could have […] View event

  • Wednesday March 13 2019

    Music@Noon concert with Edoardo Carpenedo and Tudor Dornescu @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Italian-born Edoardo Carpenedo impresses audiences with “technical strength, sweet and singing tone and deep sensitivity” Charleston City Paper. He has received numerous awards in national and international competitions, including the prestigious Trofeo Febo Villani. As a chamber musician, Tudor Dornescu performs regularly with the Mirage Violin Duo in a variety of […] View event

  • Saturday March 16 2019

    Night of Eire @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    NIGHT OF EIRE Southworth Planetarium University of Southern Maine campus Saturday, March 16, 2019 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m. A new planetarium event that celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Eve. Ancient Irish constellation mythology; story telling and Irish stone circles. While the upper world convulses with the tumult of St, Patrick’s Day revelers, the Southworth Planetarium will commemorate […] View event

  • Wednesday March 20 2019

    Bach Birthday Bash on Kotzschmar Organ @ Merrill Auditorium

    Portland’s Municipal Organist, James Kennerley plays Bach on the Kotzschmar Organ! Johann Sebastian Bach was born in March of 1685. Come and join us as we celebrate the musical legacy of this prolific composer who has created some truly spectacular music, especially for the pipe organ. View event

  • Wednesday March 27 2019

    Telescope Night in Portland, Maine @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Telescope Night at the Southworth Planetarium! Beginning on March 27, 2019, the Southworth Planetarium will host a telescope night on the last Wednesday of each month, weather permitting. Watch a show and then venture outside the building to observe the sky through telescopes! Although Portland doesn’t have truly dark skies, we will be able to […] View event

  • Friday April 12 2019

    Laser Jubilee ’19 @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    LASER JUBILEE ’19 Southworth, Planetarium University of Southern Maine campus April 12 – 21, 2019 Call 207-780-4249 for tickets Tickets: $6.00 per person (child or adult) $1.00 extra for 3-D glasses FULL DOME LASER SHOWS RETURN FOR THE LAST TIME THIS YEAR!! LASER SHOWS: Constellation stories! – LASER ORION: The story of Orion the Hunter […] View event