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  • Monday June 18 2018
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    John Whalley exhibition “Brushwork” at Greenhut Galleries @ Greenhut Galleries

    Please stop in to view “Brushwork” John Whalley’s 8th solo exhibition at Greenhut Galleries. Exhibition dates June 7 – 30. This exhibition of paintings and drawings continues Whalley’s exploration of reclaiming discarded tools, seashells, and other objects and giving them new life. His beautifully rendered images seem to instill, or rather uncover, an inner light […] View event

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    10:30am Food and Drink

    Portland Old Port Culinary Walking Tour @ Old Port

    Eat and drink like a local with us on a Maine Foodie Tour! The culinary culture of a town is so much more than just sit-down dining experiences. It’s the bakers, brewers, candy makers and other artisan food and beverage locales where creativity and taste meet. On our popular Culinary Walking Tour you’ll sample a […] View event

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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

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    Portland Wine Week Grand Wine Tasting: Opening Night Party @ U.S. Custom House

    Kick off summer with a week of wine in gorgeous, coastal Portland Maine! Crafted as a boutique experience for wine enthusiasts of all types—from the casual wine lover to the serious oenophile—this week of world class wine, learning experiences, and award-winning food will launch you into summer with style. Activities will include pairing and performance […] 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

  • Tuesday June 19 2018
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    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

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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

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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

  • Wednesday June 20 2018

    Artist Talk with Noah Breuer @ SPACE Gallery

    Breuer explores the visual legacy of Carl Breuer and Sons (CB&S), his Jewish family’s former textile printing business in Bohemia. In 1942, CB&S was lost to Nazi party members as a result of a forced sale. After visiting the Czech Textile Museum, Breuer uncovered a previously unknown archive of CB&S material and has used those […] View event

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    Sunset Wine Sail in Portland @ Maine State Pier

    Join us 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 some delicious wines from around the world with Sommelier Erica Archer. You’re in for an incredible wine education experience as you sail through Maine’s beautiful Casco Bay with scenic […] View event

  • Friday June 22 2018

    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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    Goat yoga @ Smiling Hill Farm

    Part yoga, part goat snuggling, all smiles! Enjoy Goat Yoga led by Ashley Flowers, at Smiling Hill Farm. Smiling Hill Farm has baby goats and mama goats that will be romping around in the pen with us during our yoga class. Bring a mat/towel or practice on the grass. All levels yoga class! Picture taking, […] 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

  • Saturday June 23 2018
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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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    John Whalley artist talk @ Greenhut Galleries

    Please join us on Saturday, June 23 at 1pm to hear John Whalley discuss his latest solo exhibition “Brushwork” at Greenhut Galleries. Seating is limited, first come, first served. Exhibition on view June 7-30. View event

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    book signing at Sherman’s @ Sherman's Books and Stationary, Portland

    On Saturday, June 23, at 1:00 pm, Eliza Gouverneur will be signing her new book of poetry called ‘Kiddushin, or Toaster Oven Fire’ at Sherman’s of Portland book store, 49 Exchange Street in Portland. This collection of poetry touches on moments in the life of a contemporary Jewish family. The poems reflect on the love […] View event

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    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

  • Sunset Sail with the Valpo Surf Project @ Maine Wharf

    The Valpo Surf Project invites you to a special fundraiser aboard the Schooner Adventure. We are teaming up with Tall Ships Portland for an evening sail during the 2018 Portland Schoonerfest. Take an evening cruise with us on board the Adventure in the company of 5 other classic & historic schooners. Sail within sight of […] 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

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    The Work @ Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus, USM

    Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, THE WORK follows three men from the outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. Over the four days, each man in the room takes his turn at delving deep into his past. The raw and revealing process that the incarcerated men […] 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

  • Tuesday June 26 2018
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    Justin Favela Artist Talk @ SPACE Gallery

    Justin Favela is a Las Vegas native working in the mediums of painting, sculpture, and performance. His work draws from art history, popular culture and his Guatemalan/Mexican heritage. Using traditional cartonería (Mexican paper craft) materials, Favela will fill the walls at SPACE with large scale “piñata murals” during his residency, creating a landscape of tissue […] View event

  • Wednesday June 27 2018
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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

  • Saturday June 30 2018
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    Intro to Screen Printing Workshop

    NEW TO SCREENPRINTING? COME LEARN WITH WORKING PORTLAND ARTIST-DESIGNER KANYA ZILLMER! This workshop is for anyone interested in learning the basics of manual screen printing and making prints on paper. In this intro workshop we will outline the process of printing from start to finish, using the instructor’s designs as examples. We’ll provide a choice […] View event

  • Sunday July 01 2018
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    Patricia Chandler a Solo Exhibition of Paintings @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of original paintings by artist Patricia Chandler on Sunday, July 1 with a meet the artist reception to follow on the 7th. Born and raised in Maine, Pat’s career as a trained commercial and fine artist spans more than five decades. Pat […] View event

  • Walking Tour of Historic Eastern Cemetery @ Eastern Cemetery

    Walking tours of Portland’s historic Eastern Cemetery (founded 1668) will start July 1 and continue each Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 am and each Thursday at 5:30 pm through October 14. These tours, which last about 50 minutes, are led by trained volunteers, who cover the cemetery’s history, prominent historical figures, and early gravestone […] View event

  • Friday July 06 2018
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    Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined @ Portland City Hall

    Portland, ME – Tim Greenway debuts the photography exhibit “Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined” in the Portland City Hall Rotunda from July 3 – August 31, 2018. “Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined” explores the transformation of space within the context of both the physical and the psychological. Using the popular location of the rock formations […] 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

  • Tuesday July 10 2018
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    Marine Mammals of Maine Flatbread Co. Pizza Fundraiser @ Flatbread Company

    Flatbread Company in Portland will donate a portion of their sales for every pizza sold at the restaurant, or via take out or delivery, on the evening of July 10th to Marine Mammals of Maine from 5-9 pm. There will also be a 50-50 raffle and musician Gary Richardson will entertain outdoors with his remarkable […] View event

  • Saturday July 21 2018
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    2-day Abstract Painting Class @ Still Life Studio

    Addition and Subtraction: Abstract Painting Class Join us for this 2 day workshop with Portland artist Haley Nannig. Over the course of two days Haley will lead us through exercises and demonstrations of her methods working in layers, leading you to experiment with your own style in the creation of abstract works. We’ll explore the […] 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

  • Friday July 27 2018
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    The Blues Prophets @ St. Lawrence Arts

    Blues Prophets play Chicago style blues on Munjoy Hill in the St. Lawrence Arts lot! Bring your favorite beach chair and get your dancing shoes on for this one! Blues Prophets are a Blues band from Maine formed in the 70’s! They’ve played with Muddy Waters, Koko Taylor, Prof. Longhair, Pinetop Perkins..and more! The Blues […] View event

  • Tuesday July 31 2018
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    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

  • Wednesday August 01 2018
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    Amy Bickford: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings August 1 through August 30 @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a solo exhibition of paintings by Amy Bickford on Wednesday, August 1 with a meet the artist reception to follow on the 4th. A year-round resident of New Gloucester, ME Amy creates paintings in a traditional style that are her interpretation of […] View event

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    Walking Tour of Historic Eastern Cemetery @ Eastern Cemetery

    Walking tours of Portland’s historic Eastern Cemetery (founded 1668 – yes, we are 350 years old this year!) will start July 1 and continue each Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 am and each Thursday at 5:30 pm through October 14. These tours, which last about 50 minutes, are led by trained volunteers, who cover […] 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

  • 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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    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

  • 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