Holiday Offering—2018  Richard Boyd Art Gallery

Where:  Richard Boyd Art Gallery

15 Epps Street

Portland, ME

When:  12/15/18, 12/16/18, 12/21/18, 12/22/18 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM;

What:  Original Art

Price:  Free

207.712.1097

 

View original and 2 and 3- dimensional works of art.  Featuring a varied offering of paintings, bronze sculptures, and works in clay.

Artists:  Amy Bickford, Patricia Chandler, Carrin Culotta, Kevin Daley, Randy Eckard, Julianne Garvey, Jane Hebert, Scarlet Kinney, Jen Pagnini, Roy Perkinson, Felicity Sidwell, Wilson Stewart, Charles Ellithorpe, and Richard Boyd.

 

 St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble

 

Where:  Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street

Portland

When:  12/13/18 from 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

What:  Russian Choral Music

Price:  $30.00

Brown Paper Tickets

 

Hear Russian chants and chorals of Western European to modern music by the St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble.  Formed in 2003 to popularize Russian music from folk songs to secular offerings.

 

 

Christmas Bells:  A Holiday Handbell Concert

 

Where:  First Parish Church

425 Congress Street

Portland

When:  12/12/18 at 7:00 PM

What:  Handbell Music

Price:  $10.00 – $15.00

 

Join the Maine Historical Society and The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers for a program of seasonal music including arrangements set to the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, Christmas Bells.

 

Hear 5-Octaves on 61 Bells and 5-Octaves of choir chimes.  Grades 9 – 12.

 

 

 

Christmas with Renaissance Voices

 

Where:  Cathedral of St Luke

143 State Street

Portland

When:  12/15/18 at 7:30 PM

What:  Music from the 1500’s to Present Day

Price:  $10.00 – $20.00

207.742.4958

 

Listen to music from the 1500’s through the present day sung by a 23-member a capella ensemble.  Hear works by Palestrina, Soriano, Gabrieli, Rheinburger, and Carlotta Ferrarri as well as present day compositions by Patricia Van Ness, Tom Mueller, and the group’s conductor:  Harold Stover.

 

Community Concert:  Portland Piano Trio

 

Where:  Mechanics’ Hall

519 Congress Street

Portland

When:  12/16/18 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

What:  Concert with Piano, Violin, and Cello

Price:  Free, donations accepted

 

Join Portland Piano Trio playing works by Clara Shumann, Beethoven, and Bangor Symphony Conductor, Luis Richman.

Musicians:  Annie Antonacos, piano

Tracey Jaas-Hardel, violin

Allison Eldredge, cello

 

This concert benefits 240strings.org which provides free classical music lessons to Portland Public School students.

 

 

Seanachie Nights:  Winter Solstice

 

Where:  Bull Feeney’s Irish Pub/Restaurant

375 Fore Street

Portland

When:  12/17/18 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

What:  Spoken Word, Musical Performance

Price:  Free, $9.00 donation, suggested

 

Seanachie Nights is a monthly series of spoken word/musical performances from Celtic and British Culture.  Presenting balladeer Peg Aloi performing music from Scotland, England, and Ireland and her own poems.  Celebrate the winter solstice and also hear regulars Janet Lynch on fiddle and Lynne Cullen on concertina.

 

Portland Pottery:  Annual Holiday Show & Sale 2018

 

Where:  Portland Pottery

118 Washington Avenue

Portland

When:  12/14/18 from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM; 12/15/18 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; and 12/16/18 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

What:  Holiday Show and Sale

Price:  Free

207.772.4334

 

Buy a hand-made gift for your celebration at Portland Pottery.  See a wonderful selection of clay, metal, and craft creations from over 100 local artists.  You will find pottery, jewelry, fiber art, soap, mittens, and more!

 

 

 

Holiday Party:  Institute for Family-Owned Business Presents:  Let’s Mingle and Jingle!

 

Where:  The Woodfords Club

39 Woods Road

Falmouth

When:  12/12/18 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

What:   Holiday Party

Price:    Free for Members; $25.00 for Future Members

207.281.2414

 

Ring out the 2018 IFOB year with an amazing community of family businesses coming together for Holiday Fun!  Hors d’oeuvres, beverages, cash bar.  Holiday Sing-A-Longs and carols.

 

 

6th Annual Scandinavian Northern Lights Christmas Charity Event

 

Where:  Portland Ocean Gateway

14 Ocean Gateway Pier

Portland

When:  12/14/18 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

What:  Charity Event

Price:  $150.00 Individual ticket; $100 Raffle

 

 

100% of all proceeds from this event benefits a local charity. The events decorations, music, and art, as well as the food will all have a Scandinavian influence.  Food prepared by Portland Hunt & Alpine Club.  This year’s recipient is ‘The Telling Room’.

Maine Media Today

 

  

 A Christmas Carol

 

Where:  Portland Stage Company

25A Forest Avenue

Portland

When:  12/13/18 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM; 12/15/18 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM; 12/16/18 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM or 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

What:  Classic Holiday Story

Price:  $40.00 – $50.00

207.774.0465

boxoffice@portlandstage.org

Celebrate the holidays with this timeless tale that embodies the season, love, family, and the spirit of goodwill.  Charming costumes set the stage with delightful music and a few ghostly apparitions.

Maine Media Today

Holiday Lantern Tours at the Portland Observatory

 

Where: The Portland Observatory

138 Congress Street

Portland

When:  12/13/18, 12/14/18, 12/15/18 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

What:  Lantern light Tour to the Top of the Observatory

Price:  $10—tours limited to 12

207.774.5561

Portlandlandmarks.org/events

 

Greater Portland Landmarks invites you to take a lantern-light guided tour to the top of the Observatory and enjoy 3 Portland-related holiday stories along the way.

*Approximately 25 minutes

*Advance Tickets Required

*Dress Warmly—no heat

*7:30 tour is available for walk-ins only, or cancellations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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