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  • Monday August 20 2018
    "Roots to Rewire"

    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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    Amy Bickford: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings @ 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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    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

  • Tuesday August 21 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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    A Night of Americana Music to End Alzheimer’s @ The Frog & Turtle

    The Frog & Turtle restaurant in Westbrook is hosting “A Night of Americana to End Alzheimer’s” benefit on Tuesday, August 21st from 6 to 10 p.m. Proceeds from the event benefit the 2018 Greater Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The evening features live music by Pete Witham & the Cozmik Zombies and a special cast […] View event

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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

  • Wednesday August 22 2018
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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

  • Thursday August 23 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. No reservations required, just show up! All ages welcome. View event

  • Friday August 24 2018
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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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    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

  • Saturday August 25 2018
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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

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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

  • Sunday August 26 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

  • Tuesday August 28 2018
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    An American in Paris, Municipal Organist James Kennerley @ Merrill Auditorium

    An American in Paris – spectacular music for organ and brass Join James Kennerley, Portland’s Eleventh Municipal Organist, for his second concert on the mighty Kotzschmar. James is joined by brass and percussion players from the Portland Symphony Orchestra for this special concert, featuring music from the great cathedrals of France, the American silver screen, […] View event

  • Thursday August 30 2018
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    Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival @ Thomas Point Beach

    Thomas Point Beach brings Bluegrass to Brunswick Performers Include The Earls of Leicester presented by Jerry Douglas, The Legendary Larry Sparks, The Gibson Brothers, Balsam Range, Sierra Hull, and many, many more The Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival will be held August 30, 31, September 1 & 2, continuing a Labor Day weekend tradition of […] View event

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    Maine Roller Derby FUNdraiser Cruise @ Casablanca Cruises

    Join the members of Maine Roller Derby as we hit the harbor aboard the lovely Casablanca, an 85-foot double deck charter boat. The cruise ship will depart promptly at 6:00pm from the Porthole Deck @ Custom House Wharf and return you safely to shore at 9:00pm. This FUN-draiser is also featuring Hello Newman, a 90’s […] View event

  • Saturday September 01 2018
    Patrcia Chandler ~ "Oriole" ~ Diptych - Oil Mixed Media on Panels 48" x 48"

    From a Woman’s Perspective – 2018 @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of ‘From a Woman’s Perspective’ an annual group exhibition of original paintings by women artists on Saturday, September 1 at 10:00 a.m. Creating visual art gives women another voice, a way to express their true feelings about daily life and the world around […] 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

  • Saturday September 15 2018
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    Hand Carving of Slate Gravestones Free Demonstration @ Eastern Cemetery

    Eastern Cemetery is 350 years old this year and we are celebrating with a free open house on Saturday, September 15, from 9 am to 1 pm. Peaks Island stonecutter Matt Barnes of Yankee Slate Cutting will be there, demonstrating the art of carving slate gravestones by hand, using methods of the 1700s. Learn how […] View event

  • The UNE Portland Campus Art Gallery presents the 2018 Department Of Arts Faculty Exhibition

    2018 Department of Arts faculty exhibition reception @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    You’re invited to experience artwork and music created by the faculty of the UNE Department of Arts. From the metaphorical and conceptual to the literal and formal, this exhibition showcases artworks that challenge assumptions and perceptions across a variety of media, including collage, ceramics, painting, and photography, as well as found-object and 3D sculpture. Represented […] View event

  • Monday September 17 2018
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    Ten Weeks/Ten Leaps: A 10-Week Poetry Workshop @ Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus

    Writers can thrive from chances to leap—to vault their practice into energizing new modes for both the creation and the revision of poems. In this ten-week master class, poets will explore a range of exercises, readings, and strategies to spur the generation of new work, and to help them find fresh movement and surprise in […] View event

  • Sunday September 23 2018
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    Portland Buddy Walk @ Edward Payson Park

    Join the Maine Down Syndrome Network on Sunday, September 23, for a day of family fun and festivities celebrating the abilities and accomplishments of Mainers with Down syndrome! It is also the largest fundraiser for the Maine Down Syndrome Network. With the funds raised, we are able to provide information packets to families receiving a […] View event

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

    “Impressions:” an evening of jazz featuring organist Jean-Willy Kunz on the Kotzschmar Organ and his jazz quintet. The organ is often associated with the church, with an austere and codified musical repertoire, and with an audience from another era. Over the course of centuries, from the Middle Ages to the present, it has sometimes been a […] View event

  • Saturday October 13 2018
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    11th Annual Triple B ~ Boots, Band & BBQ @ Riding to the Top Therapeutic Riding Center

    11th Annual Triple B ~ Boots, Band & BBQ The Triple B ~ Boots, Band & BBQ, is Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center’s (“RTT”) signature event. Each year this party with a purpose raises vital funds that enable hundreds of children and adults with disabilities to benefit from the healing power of horses. […] View event

  • Sunday October 14 2018
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    Divas on the Bima – Live in Concert @ Hannaford Hall, USM Abromson Center, Portland Campus

    The Cantor Kurt Messerschmidt Memorial Fund & the Jewish Community Alliance present DIVAS ON THE BIMA Live in concert. Divas on the Bima is an entertaining, uplifting program consisting a wide variety of Jewish and popular music, presented by four cantors from diverse performing backgrounds who came together beginning in 2010. All four dynamic women […] View event

  • Sunday October 21 2018
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    2018 UNE Department of Arts faculty show @ UNE Art Gallery

    The UNE Portland Campus Art Gallery presents the 2018 DEPARTMENT OF ARTS FACULTY EXHIBITION August 9 — October 21, 2018 Opening Reception: September 15, 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Portland Campus Art Gallery You’re invited to experience artwork and music created by the faculty of the UNE Department of Arts. From the metaphorical and […] View event

  • Tuesday October 30 2018
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    Halloween Silent Film Night: Nosferatu @ Merrill Auditorium

    Come experience silent film Nosferatu at Merrill Auditorium with a thrilling improvised soundtrack on the Kotzschmar organ provided by James Kennerley, Portland’s Municipal Organist. German Expressionist film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror was released in 1922 as the first film adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula (with names changed due to studio copyright issues). Nosferatu is […] View event

  • Tuesday December 18 2018
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    Christmas with Kennerley @ Merrill Auditorium

    James Kennerley continues the beloved tradition of a holiday concert on the Kotzschmar Organ. He will explore a variety of holiday favorites, both traditional and contemporary, and will be joined by the Kotzschmar Festival Brass and ChoralArt Singers. Tickets are available only at PortTIX. View event

  • Saturday February 02 2019
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    The International Cryptozoology Museum at Thompson’s Point @ Thompson's Point

    Cryptozoology is the study of hidden or unknown animals. These are usually larger zoological species that, to date, remain unverified by science, such as Yetis, Bigfoot, Lake Monsters, and Sea Serpents, as well as hundreds of other yet-to-be-found animals (cryptids) worldwide, but which compelling ethnoknown evidence has been collected for their possible existence. It also […] View event

  • Wednesday March 20 2019
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    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