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  • Friday June 22 2018
    The Planet Saturn

    Art of the Spheres: Picturing the Cosmos since 1600 @ Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

    March 29, 2018 to October 6, 2018 Art of the Spheres celebrates the manner in which astronomers have organized and comprehended the celestial vault, the planets, and the structure of the Cosmos. Every item in this exhibition was composed from multiple, detailed observations; all are works of both science and art. Art of the Spheres […] View event

  • S’mores & Pours @ Geary Brewing Co.

    Geary Brewing Co. and the Marshmallow Cart bring you S’mores & Pours Night on Friday, June 22nd from 5-8pm at the brewery! All ages are welcome. Come enjoy Geary’s wide selection of craft beers, sit by the fire, and enjoy a gourmet s’more! The tasting room will be open late just for the event, so […] View event

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    Italian wine & food sail, Portland w/Chef Paola Laboa @ Maine State Pier

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer and Chef Paolo Laboa for a gorgeous scenic wine sail on board the 74-foot sailboat, The Frances, built by her Captains and crew on Portland’s waterfront as you explore five incredibly delicious Italian wines that you’ll love to have in your repertoire … each paired with tastes of delicious crudos, cured […] View event

  • Start your summer with the perfect combination of laughter and love as the Footlights Theatre brings Summer Lovin' to the stage for 5 shows only! All Seats are "Pay What You Can"- reserve your seats or "just show up", doors open 1/2 before curtain!
    7:30pm Theater

    Summer Lovin’- A Romantic Comedy @ The Footlights Theatre

    Start your summer with the perfect combination of laughter and love as the Footlights Theatre brings SUMMER LOVIN’ to the stage for 5 shows only! A funny, fun comedy about life, love, and dreams. Critics and audiences are cheering as this long-ago couple attempt to reunite in the most unusual of circumstances. All Seats are […] View event

  • Saturday June 23 2018
    1:00pm Theater

    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

  • Wine Walk - Wine Wise

    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

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    Sunset wine sail in Portland @ Maine State Pier

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced for a gorgeous scenic wine sail on board the 74-foot sailboat Frances, built by her Captains and crew on Portland’s waterfront. You’ll explore some incredibly delicious wines from renown and up and coming regions of the world that you’ll love to have in your repertoire. You’re in for […] View event

  • Showcase of Women Songwriters
    7:00pm Music

    Showcase of Women Songwriters: Lynn Deeves, Colleen Sexton, and Trina Hamlin @ St. Lawrence Arts

    Get on board for this exciting Showcase of Women Songwriters with Lynn Deeves, Colleen Sexton & Trina Hamlin. With a rich, powerful voice, Trina Hamlin reveals a rare confluence of midwestern innocence, contemplative focus and raw passion with a disarmingly sharp wit. She seamlessly moves from guitar to piano to self-accompaniment on harmonica, leaving many […] View event

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    Bach Virtuosi Festival @ St. Luke's Cathedral, Synagogue Etz Chaim, and Falmouth Congregational

    The Bach Virtuosi Festival (June 17-24, 2018) brings the greatest baroque artists to Portland to perform the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and composers of the baroque genre in intimate venues. Started by Lewis Kaplan, a renowned musician and the co-founder of the Bowdoin International Music Festival, as the Portland Bach Festival in June 2016, […] View event

  • Sunday June 24 2018
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    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

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    Sunset sail in Portland, Delicious wines & fresh Maine oysters @ Maine State Pier

    Join with Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced for a gorgeous scenic wine sail on board the 74-foot sailboat, Frances, built by her Captains and crew on Portland’s waterfront as you explore delicious white wines from around the world that you’ll love to have in your repertoire. And we’ll pair them with fresh Maine oysters […] View event

  • Monday June 25 2018
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    5:00pm Music

    Don Campbell live at the Easy Day summer concert series @ Easy Day Bowling

    Don Campbell playing the Easy Day Summer Concert Series featuring great bands and artists every Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday all summer long! View event

  • Wednesday June 27 2018
    Brews for a Cause for Maine Huts & Trails @flightdeckbrewing

    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

  • Thursday June 28 2018
    Kevin Prater Band
    7:00pm Music

    Kevin Prater Band @ St. Lawrence Arts

    The Kevin Prater Band bases their sound on strong vocal harmonies. Built around high trios, their style is reminiscent of the classic Seldom Scene and 1970’s Country Gentlemen performances. They are steeped in the tradition of Gospel music and pride themselves on the acapella hymns and great gospel songs that people have come to enjoy. […] View event

  • Friday June 29 2018
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    The Roots @ Maine State Pier

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present Grammy Award winning Hip-Hop Group and house band on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, THE ROOTS live at the Maine State Pier on Friday, June 29, 2018 View event

  • Tuesday July 10 2018
    A Hilarious Comedy For Women... and the brave men who love them. Non-stop laughter as a cast of talented women bring the subjects of life, love, men, marriage, children, menopause, aging, dating, sex and more to the Footlights Theatre stage. 90 minutes of laugh-out-loud scenes and songs that every women will relate to. Our summers show has been a "sell-out" hit every year, so reserve your seats now! Tuesdays-Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7pm and all seats are $15.00. Don't miss what critics have called, "The MUST-SEE Hit of the Summer", so grab your friends, co-workers and anyone else that loves to laugh- this is THE most fun you can have on a weeknight... DON'T MISS IT!
    7:00pm Theater

    A Ladies Guide to Life and Laughter @ The Footlights Theatre

    A Hilarious Comedy For Women and the brave men who love them. Non-stop laughter as a cast of talented women bring the subjects of life, love, men, marriage, children, menopause, aging, dating, sex and more to the Footlights Theatre stage. 90 minutes of laugh-out-loud scenes and songs that every women will relate to. Our summer […] View event

  • Saturday July 14 2018
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    2018 Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour @ Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth

    Self-guided tour of private and public coastal Maine gardens in Cape Elizabeth and South Portland, starting at the Children’s Garden and Cliff Walk Landscape in Fort Williams Park. Hillside gardens overlooking the ocean, small semi-urban oases, permaculture, creative stone work, wildlife habitat, thoughtful design, and more – this garden tour has something for everyone! Proceeds […] 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

  • Tuesday July 17 2018
    5:30pm Community, Meet-Up

    Solar Storage & Snacks @ Portland Public Library, Main Branch

    In the midst of increasing storms, natural disasters, and potential threats to our grid, backup power, and emergency centers are becoming crucial for people to remain safe during the time of a prolonged power outage. Resiliency in buildings and homes is more important now than ever, and it’s becoming more achievable through the advancing technologies […] View event

  • Saturday July 21 2018
    Rod Picott

    Rod Picott @ St. Lawrence Arts

    Seventeen years ago Rod Picott dropped his tool belt, picked up an acoustic guitar and released his first album Tiger Tom Dixons Blues. The acclaimed debut put a nail in the coffin of his construction career and ignited his second career as a singer-songwriter. With his new album, Out Past The Wires, that second career […] View event

  • Tuesday July 31 2018
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    12:00pm Community, Music

    Free Tour of the Kotzschmar Organ (Merrill Auditorium) @ Merrill Auditorium

    What’s inside of a pipe organ? How does it all work? Join a FOKO organist as they perform a short demonstration concert followed by a tour, led by FOKO docents, of the Kotzschmar Organ. Free and open to the public. All ages welcome. View event

  • Saturday August 04 2018
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  • Sunday August 05 2018
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    The Renovators

    The Renovators, Portlands own original, rockin’, rhythm and blues, soul, country, funk band, play a live concert @ Blue. View event

  • Tuesday August 07 2018
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    Internationally Renowned Organist Chelsea Chen @ Merrill Auditorium

    Returning to the Kotzschmar organ, Chelsea Chen has electrified audiences throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia in venues such as Singapore’s Esplanade, Hong Kong’s Cultural Centre, Kishinev’s National Organ Hall, and Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center. As a composer she is broadening the classical organ repertoire with her own works based on Asian folksongs. Known […] View event

  • Saturday August 11 2018
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    Celebrate the Kotzschmar Organ Day With Free Concerts and Tours @ Merrill Auditorium

    Have you ever looked inside or walked through an organ before? Now’s your chance! Tour the Kotzschmar Organ, learn how an organ works, and hear local organists. Free of charge! Full details on tour times and organists on our website. 10am-4pm. Show up at any time throughout the day to hear 12 local organists play […] View event

  • Tuesday August 14 2018
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    7:30pm Theater

    Nunsense @ Portland Stage Company

    Winner of four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Off-Broadway Musical, Nunsense is an over-the-top, utterly hilarious international phenomenon starring five nuns who decide to hold a fundraiser after their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, inadvertently poisons 52 sisters. With the remaining sisters in need of funds for the burial, the intrepid five take […] View event

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    Back By Popular Demand, Nathan Avakian @ Merrill Auditorium

    Once again on the Kotzschmar organ by popular demand, Nathan Avakian is a modern theater organist who combines the artistry of an organ concert, the high energy of rock and roll and the creativity of short modern day silent films to create a multi-media experience that is not to be missed! If you have not […] View event

  • Saturday August 18 2018
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    5th Annual Craft Brew Races @ Edward Payson Park

    National beer and running event series, the Craft Brew Races, will return to Portland on July 1st, 2017 for the fifth consecutive year. A portion of the proceeds from the Portland Craft Brew Race will be donated to the Maine Brewer’s Guild. The event consists of a noon 5K run, or walk, around beautiful Back […] View event

  • Tuesday August 21 2018
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    Premier Concert Organist Walt Strony @ Merrill Auditorium

    Back again on the Kotzschmar organ is Walt Strony, one of America’s premier concert organists. He made his public debut in 1974 at the age of 18 and has since established himself as one of few organists equally at home playing both theatre and classical organ. Theater organists are known for announcing their program from […] View event

  • Saturday August 25 2018
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    Kip Moore @ Maine State Pier

    Waterfront Concerts is pleased to announce KIP MOORE with Joseph Gallant live at the Maine State Pier on Saturday, August 25, 2018. View event

  • Tuesday August 28 2018
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    Portland’s Municipal Organist James Kennerley in His Second Concert @ Merrill Auditorium

    Following his dynamic debut concert, James Kennerley, Portland’s 11th Municipal Organist, returns to the Merrill Stage to explore the powerful musical combinations of the Kotzschmar Organ and the Kotzschmar Festival Brass. Join us for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM in the Rehearsal Hall of Merrill Auditorium. View event

  • Wednesday September 26 2018
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    Jean-Willy Kunz and Jazz Quintet @ Merrill Auditorium

    Taking the stage on the mighty Kotzschmar organ at Merrill Auditorium is organist Jean-Will Kunz with a jazz quintet. Come and experience this unique combination of instruments right here in Portland. Jean-Willy Kunz is the first organist in residence of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. In addition to playing both with the orchestra and in […] View event