Holiday Offering—2018 Richard Boyd Art Gallery
Where: Richard Boyd Art Gallery
15 Epps Street
When: 12/15/18, 12/16/18, 12/21/18, 12/22/18 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM;
What: Original Art
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
When: 12/13/18 from 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
What: Russian Choral Music
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
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
When: 12/15/18 at 7:30 PM
What: Music from the 1500’s to Present Day
Price: $10.00 – $20.00
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
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
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
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
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
When: 12/12/18 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
What: Holiday Party
Price: Free for Members; $25.00 for Future Members
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
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’.
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A Christmas Carol
Where: Portland Stage Company
25A Forest Avenue
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
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.
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Holiday Lantern Tours at the Portland Observatory
Where: The Portland Observatory
138 Congress Street
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
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.