Portland Museum of Art:  Richard Avedon: “Portraits, 1951-1970”

Where:  Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Square


When:  01/04/19      4:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

What:  Photography in Portraits

Price:  Free on Friday Art Walk



Richard Avedon made a reputation as a fashion photographer shooting Vogue covers and working on print campaigns for Versace, Calvin Klein, and Revlon.  This exhibit shows a different aspect to his work with pictures of movie stars, comedians, poets, presidents and even ex-royals.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show

 Where:  One Longfellow Square

181 State Street


When:  01/05/19      8:00 PM and 11:00 PM

What:  Cult Movie:  Hold the Toast

Price:  $10.00 in advance; $12.00 at the door



This is the 5th annual screening of this 1975 cult film.  Costumes are strongly encouraged but we must ask you to withhold squirt guns, toast, and rice, please!  See Susan Sarandon in her fist film premiere!  What a groovy evening of fun, Janet!




 An Epiphany Celebration:  ChoralArt Camerata

 Where:  Williston-Immanuel United Church

156 High Street


When:  01/06/19 at 2:30 PM

What:  A Capella voices singing early music

Price:  Advance tickets:  $20.00; $10.00 for students



Celebrate the New Year with an evening of beautiful a cappella choral music with ChoralArt’s Camerata’s 10th anniversary concert.  Held in the warm and inviting acoustics of the Williston-Immanuel United Church.




Portland Harbor Hotel Ice Bar

Where:  Portland Harbor Hotel

468 Fore Street


When:  01/24/19 – 01/26/19 from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

What:  Cold drinks and Merriment

Price:  $35.00 or $48.00 VIP



This 14th annual event brings merriment to Portland during the winter season.  The entire Hotel becomes a big party with outdoor bars, a dance floor with DJ, and a warming firepit on the patio.  It will be an unforgettable night!




Portland On Tap Craft Beer Festival

Where:  Cross Insurance Arena

1 Civic Center Square


When:  01/04/19 or 01/26/19 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

What:  Many Beers to Try Under One Roof

Price:   $35.00 or $55.00 VIP


Enjoy the 5th annual Portland On Tap Craft Beer Festival where you can taste 120 craft beers from 60 breweries.  Listen to live music and eat food from lots of local vendors.

 Community Bean Supper

Where:  Prides Corner Congregational Church

235 Pride Street


When:  01/05/19 at 5:00 PM

What:  Community Supper

Price:  $8.00 Adult; $5.00 Child


There’s nothing like a Maine Bean supper to warm up a winter night.  Come and enjoy an old-fashioned bean supper with ham, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, Italian bread, homemade pies and beverage.

Music Brunch featuring Sean Mencher & Friends

 Where:  Local Sprouts Cooperative

649 Congress Street


When:  01/06/19; 01/13/19; 01/20/19; 01/27/19; 03/10/19 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

What:  Brunch with Music

Price:  Menu Prices


Local Sprouts Café provides local and organic food 7-days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  We focus on connecting people through shared cooked food, mutual support, knowledge, and developing local and organic food options through 3 main branches:  Café, Catering, and Community Food and Learning.

Local Harvest


 Bingo, Bango

Where:  Salvage BBQ

919 Congress Street


When:  01/06/19; 01/13/19; 01/20/19; 01/27/19; 02/03/19 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

What:  Barbecue and Bingo

Price:  Menu Prices



Have dinner at one of your favorite restaurants in Portland and play BINGO, too!  Enjoy live music on weekends or have your party hosted at Salvage!

Two Small Pieces of Glass

Where:  Southworth Planetarium

96 Falmouth Street


When:  01/08/19; and 02/11/19 at 1:00 PM and 01/18/19 at 8:30 PM

What:   Planetarium show on Telescopes

Price:   $5.00 – $6.50



Do you know how to use a telescope?  Do you know how astronomers use telescopes?  How did they discover the wonders of the Universe?  Come to the planetarium to find out!

Storytelling with MOOSE (Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts)

 Where:  Rines Auditorium at Portland Public Library

5 Monument Square


When:  01/09/19 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

What:  storytelling

Price:  Free   $5.00 donation, suggested



Storytelling by multiple people!  Come listen and share your own story!