Portland Old Port Culinary Walking Tour

Where:  Multiple Locations:  info@mainefoodietours.com


When:  10/25/18 @ 10:30; 10/26/18 @ 10:30 (3-hour tour)

What:  Sampling Classic Maine Food and Maine-Inspired Food

Price:  Free

Tickets:  fareharbor.com

“Sample a variety of classic Maine and Maine-inspired fare with an international flare. You’ll learn about the ingredients, how and why they were created, and meet the taste makers, themselves.”

Maine Media Today



Experience 5-6 stops and experience lobster mac ‘n cheese, cheddar and chive sconewich as well as tontine, hot soups, savory crepes, house-made donuts and honeywine or Maine craft beer.



Scandals, Scoundrels, and Sinners by Spirits Alive

 Where:  Eastern Cemetery

224 Congress Street


When:  10/25/18 @ 6:30; 10/26/18 @ 7:30; 10/27/18 @ 7:30; and 10/28/18 @ 6:30

What:  Stories from those Buried at the Cemetery

Price:  $5.00 under 12; $10.00 Suggested Donation

Tickets:  EventBrite

Contact Info:  info@spiritsalive.org

“Hear 6 ghostly story tellers, most of whom are buried in Eastern Cemetery, and who will materialize in the cemetery,  tell scandalous stories of their own lives.”

Maine Media Today


Longfellow’s Haunted House Family Tours

Where:  Maine Historical Society

489 Congress Street


When:  10/26/18 @ 5:00 PM; 10/27/18 @ 5:00 PM

What:  Walking Tour of the Longfellow House

Price:  $10.00 for Members; $15.00 for the Public

“Don’t miss the annual tours of the Longfellow House in the week leading up to Halloween!  Based on the Longfellow’s Poem ‘Haunted House.’ Enjoy a 30-minute tour followed by cookies and cider in the ell of the house.”  All tours limited to 15 and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Maine Media Today




Swamp Thing

Where:  Space Gallery

538 Congress St


When:  10/25/18 @ 10:00 AM; 10/26/18 @ 10:00 AM; 10/27/18 @ 12:00; and 10/31/18 @ 10:00 AM

What:  Large Scale Murals

Price:  Free

“Sun Systems Press presents a collection of large-scale murals and wallpaper that are based on their site-responsive installations and publishing collaborations.  The exhibition highlights printing techniques the collective used within their practice spanning laser printed (low-fi) zines, books printed through offset and digital presses, ink jet posters, and risograph prints.”

Space Gallery Website





 7th Annual Early Music Festival:  A Century of Chamber Music

 Where:  Woodfords Congregational Church

202 Woodfords Street


When:  Friday 10/26/18 at 7:30 PM; 10/27/18 @ 7:30 PM; 10/28/18 @ 4:00

What:  Assorted Early Music Musicians

Price:  $25 for one concert; $60 for a festival pass

Tickets:  EventBrite

Friday and Saturday’s concerts feature music of the 18th and early 19th century including  works by Mozart and Albrechtsberger as well as JC Bach and Eichner.  Sunday’s program features Vivaldi’s trio in G minor (1731) to Francois de Fossa’s Trio #3 from his Opus 18 (1826).






Main Stage Production:  Charlotte’s Web—Opening Night

 Where:  Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine

142 Free Street


When:  10/27/18 at 4:00 PM; 10/28/18 @ 1:00

What:  Classic Children’s Story Retold

Price:  $18

“Based on the novel by E B White and adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette.  After the show, meet the performers for a special gala celebration.”





The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

 Where:  St Lawrence Arts

76 Congress Street


When:  Through 10/28/18

What:  Theatre

Price:  $25-$32

Winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including best play.

“A beautiful, eloquent, dazingly inventive show about the wonders of life.”

Evening Standard, London





Thursday Night Swing Dance with Portland Swing Project

 Where:  Maine Ballroom Dance

519 Congress Street


When:  10/25/18 @ 7:00; also:  11/1, 11/8, 11/15, and 11/22

What:  Swing Dancing

Price:  $8.00 with a DJ; $10.00 for Band Nights

“Join Portland Swing Project for our weekly swing dance.  Dance to a variety of swing music from the 1920’s to today.  Free beginners lesson from 7:00-7:30. Shake off some mid-week stress, meet new people, and have some fun.”

Maine Media Today






IBEX Full Dome Show

 Where:  Southworth Planetarium

96 Falmouth Street


When:  10/26 @ 8:30 PM; 11/2 @ 8:30 PM; 11/16 @ 8:30 PM; 1/11/19 @ 8:30 PM; 1/21/19 @ 1:00 PM

What:   Interstellar Boundary Explorer

Price:    Prices vary from $5.00-$6.50

“Launched in 2008, the IBEX (Interstellar Boundary Explorer) craft collects energized neutral particles emitted from the heliosphere:  the “bubble” enclosing the solar system.  How does IBEX work?  How does it communicate with Earth?”

Maine Media Today